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1. Minivan explodes on Limassol road

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A vehicle carrying chemicals exploded while in motion in Limassol, with local media saying there were no reports of injuries...

2. Homes evacuated in Paphos forest fire

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Fire fighters have been battling forest fires in Paphos district on Monday afternoon, where some evacuations were ordered out of fear of changes in wind direction...

3. Special needs home has close call with fire

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Thirteen people were evacuated on Tuesday during a fire at a special needs residential facility in Larnaca, with officials saying a slight delay from first responders could have been deadly...

4. Republic of Cyprus reopens airports

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Flights resume Tuesday morning in the Republic of Cyprus, with government officials saying they are ready and optimistic about the bold move...

5. Cyprus comes together to put out fires

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Authorities on both sides of divided Cyprus were battling with fires over the weekend, with students in the north ordered to evacuate their dorms and residents in the south grabbing garden hoses to put out flames in their backyards...

6. Greece to move over 2,300 refugees to mainland after Easter

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Greek authorities will begin the gradual transfer of 2,380 asylum seekers and their families from island camps to accommodation facilities on the mainland after Orthodox Easter (April 19), the country’s Migration Ministry said Thursday. ...

7. Greece's response to coronavirus working, Mitsotakis tells CNN

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-response-to-coronavirus-working-mitsotakis-tells-cnn

In an interview with CNN on Wednesday night, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that the measures his government has taken to curb the spread of the coronavirus appear to be working and thanked the Greek people for their cooperation, conceding however that “the hard work is still ahead of us.”...

8. People stranded in Cyprus continue to be evacuated on rescue flights

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Two rescue flights will be departing from Larnaca and Paphos International airports on Friday, evacuating people who were stranded in Cyprus after the ban imposed on flights due to the coronavirus pandemic....

9. Coronavirus hits Cyprus police force

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The island’s coronavirus outbreak hit the police force on Friday, with one member of police working at the police headquarters in Nicosia testing positive for the virus....

10. Migrant camps on Greek islands put on lockdown

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No visitors, including members of organizations and agencies, will be allowed into the migrant reception and processing centers on the Greek islands for the next two weeks at least, the Migration Ministry said yesterday, announcing a series of measures to prevent a coronavirus outbreak in any of the facilities....

11. Large fire breaks out at Moria migrant camp on Lesvos

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A large fire has broken out at the Moria refugee and migrant camp on the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos, according to local media reports on Monday. ...

12. Two die after hospital fire in north Nicosia, President Anastasiades offers help

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A fire broke out at a hospital in north Nicosia, with reports pointing to at least two deaths after officials ordered the evacuation of an entire unit with heart patients...

13. President offers Troodos vacation residence for coronavirus quarantine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-offers-troodos-vacation-residence-for-coronavirus-quarantine

State-owned properties in Troodos, including parts of the Presidential summer dwellings, will be provided to host suspected coronavirus carriers in quarantine....

14. Three killed in Istanbul plane crash

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A Pegasus Airlines plane flying into Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen airport skidded off the end of a wet runway and broke into three pieces after landing on Wednesday, killing three people and injuring 179...

15. Bomb squad called out to Lakatamia ATM

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Residents in a Lakatamia neighbourhood were ordered to evacuate the area after a gas cylinder was spotted outside a local bank...

16. Wuhan coronavirus close to strand in bats

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A coronavirus known to live in bats is the closest strain of the 2019-nCoV virus that first appeared in China's Wuhan region and has since spread to other parts of Asia, with cases reported in Europe, Australia and North America, a study by Greek scientists at Athens University and the University of Crete has revealed....

17. Fire rips through place of worship

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A fire broke out at a place of worship in Limassol Friday morning, with fire fighters managing to contain the blaze before spreading to adjacent buildings...

18. Woman and dog escape house fire

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A young woman and her dog had to evacuate their residence in Paphos after a fire broke out in the living room just after midnight...

19. Both US and Iran claim ‘self defence’

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Iranian UN ambassador has sent a letter to the UN Security Council calling Tehran’s missile strikes a "measured and proportionate" act of "self-defense,” while the US also says killing Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani was for self defence...

20. Explosion averted at Famagusta hospital

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Officials went on high alert on Wednesday following a leak of medical oxygen at Famagusta General Hospital, with officials saying the incident was serious due to high risk of explosion...

21. British elderly woman dies in hotel room fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-elderly-woman-dies-in-hotel-room-fire

A British elderly woman died in a hotel fire in the north on Friday, while her husband was taken to the Emergency Room...

22. Overnight explosions rock Kyrenia

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An entire village east of Kyrenia had to be evacuated following an overnight explosion in the north, with minor injuries reported but no fatalities...

23. Villages evacuated in Greek wildfire

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Aircraft sprayed water early on Wednesday in a bid to douse the flames of a huge wildfire on the Greek island of Evia that had prompted the evacuation of villages and spurred an appeal from authorities for assistance from European partners...

24. Man arrested following Limassol wildfire

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One suspect was detained for questioning by police in connection with a Monday wildfire in Limassol district, which continue to rage overnight and was said to have been partially contained by the early morning...

25. Guests evacuate hotel in Limassol

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Authorities went on alert Thursday morning following reports of chemicals spilled in a storage area of a local hotel...

26. Teens arrested in Limassol school bomb hoax

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Three teenagers have been arrested in connection with a bomb threat against a state school in Limassol earlier this week...

27. Paphos schools evacuate after new bomb threats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-evacuate-in-paphos-after-new-bomb-threats

Two schools in Paphos received bomb threats on Thursday morning, with police responding according to protocol days after a handful of prank calls in other schools...

28. Limassol school evacuates after bomb threat

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A school in Limassol was ordered to be evacuated on Monday morning following a bomb threat over the phone...

29. Paphos gets a third bomb hoax in one week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-gets-a-third-bomb-hoax-in-one-week

There was yet another school bomb hoax in Paphos on Friday, the third this week, with police ordering the evacuation of a middle school in Agios Theodoros to conduct a search...

30. Bomb scare calls keep coming in

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There was another bomb scare in Paphos on Thursday with police ordering the evacuation of a middle school in Yeroskipou following a bomb threat over the phone...

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