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03 February, 2023
 

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31. Massive forest fire ravages Greek island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-forest-fire-ravages-greek-island

Firefighters and residents battled into the night Monday for a seventh day against a massive fire on Greece’s second-largest island as the nation endured what the prime minister described as 'a natural disaster of unprecedented proportions'...

32. Greece mounts ‘superhuman efforts’ in multiple fronts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-mounts-‘superhuman-efforts-in-multiple-fronts

Thousands of people have fled their homes on the Greek island of Evia as wildfires burned uncontrolled for a sixth day on Sunday, and ferries were on standby for more evacuations after taking many to safety by sea...

33. Thousands flee fires in Greece, Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-flee-fires-in-greece-turkey

Thousands of people fled wildfires burning out of control in Greece and Turkey on Friday, including a major blaze just north of the Greek capital of Athens that claimed one life, as a protracted heat wave left forests tinder-dry and flames threatened populated areas and electricity installations...

34. Wildfires roar back to life near Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wildfires-roar-back-to-life-near-athens

Wildfires north of Athens leapt back to life on Thursday as searing conditions persisted and emergency crews battled blazes across Greece for a third day running...

35. Cyprus scrambles in wake of Greek, Turkish fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-in-wake-of-greek-turkish-fires

Greek Cypriot fire fighters and civil defense volunteers flew to Greece on Wednesday to help battle blazes in that country, while a Turkish Cypriot team was also due in neighboring Turkey which has also extended a call for international assistance due to deadly wildfires...

36. ECOMMBX and friends take immediate action to help wildfire victims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ecommbx-and-friends-take-immediate-action-to-help-wildfire-victims

Without any second thoughts ECOMMBX, ECOMMPAY and other fintech/ IT/ Technology companies, members of Techisland community, cojoined forces to raise a total of €900.000 for immediate and short-term relief measures. ...

37. Cyprus police retrace steps in deadly fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-retrace-steps-in-deadly-fire

Cypriot authorities officially confirmed the identifies of four Egyptian workers who died in a devastating wildfire last weekend, with police saying investigators are trying to piece back together any communications the victims might have had prior to their demise...

38. Government responds to fire with €6 million aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-responds-to-fire-with-€6-million-aid

The Republic of Cyprus has announced €6 million in financial aid for villages affected by a deadly fire, including compensation to the families of victims, with the government clarifying that illegal or uninsured structures would not be an issue...

39. EU chief visits Cyprus after deadly fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-chief-visits-cyprus-after-deadly-fire

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is on a visit to Cyprus to boost post-pandemic recovery efforts, but the EU chief also grabbed an opportunity to tell a local community affected by last weekend’s deadly fire that Europe was at their side...

40. Police not ruling out probe in fire deaths

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-not-ruling-out-criminal-probe-in-fire-deaths

The Cypriot government has rejected accusations of a lax response to Saturday’s deadly wildfire, with police not ruling out a criminal investigation that could include a probe into the deaths of four Egyptian workers who died while trying to escape the inferno...

41. Questions emerge in Cyprus fire deaths

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/questions-emerge-in-cyprus-fire-deaths

Pro-migrant group KISA is accusing authorities and farmland bosses of leaving foreign workers to fend for themselves in Saturday’s wildfire in Cyprus, as more questions are being raised following the death of four Egyptian workers who perished while trying to evacuate in an inferno with the odds overwhelmingly stacked against them...

42. Emergency drills no cause for alarm

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The Fire Department is warning the public over emergency preparedness drills focusing on evacuation and rescues during earthquakes, saying fire trucks rushing up and down should be no cause for alarm...

43. Emergency exercise carried out at Larnaca airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/emergency-exercise-carried-out-at-larnaca-airport

An emergency exercise was successfully completed on Thursday at Larnaca International Airport with the participation of governmental and non-governmental departments and services operating in the airport....

44. Joint Cyprus-UK SAR exercise conducted off Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/joint-cyprus-uk-sar-exercise-conducted-off-limassol

The first Cyprus-UK joint search and rescue exercise in 2020 was successfully conducted off the coast of Limassol on Monday, a press release by the British High Commission said....

45. Through traffic banned in state parks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/through-traffic-banned-on-forest-roads

Dozens of fires broke out on Saturday in Cyprus, prompting state authorities to ban private vehicles on forest roads after a pattern of arson emerged linked to suspicious cars in the area...

46. Homes evacuated in Paphos forest fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/homes-evacuated-in-paphos-forest-fire

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...

47. Cypriot FM to visit Israel in a hurry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-fm-to-visit-israel-in-a-hurry

Cypriot Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides will pay a last minute visit to Israel on Tuesday, days after President Nicos Anastasiades called off his trip citing coronavirus concerns and just before debate in the neighbouring country is expected to peak over annexation plans in West Bank...

48. Tracking app promoted to combat pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tracking-app-promoted-to-combat-pandemic

An EU-funded research centre in the Republic of Cyprus is calling on people to install a new app called CovTracer to help limit the spread of coronavirus, amid concerns regarding privacy and effectiveness of tracking applications...

49. Woman with mild symptoms tests negative for COVID-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-with-mild-symptoms-tests-negative-for-covid-19

The results of the third person who had visited the Limassol General Hospital on Thursday to get tested for CoVid-19 emerged negative, as did the results of the remaining two....

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

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/one-dead-after-hospital-fire-in-north-nicosia

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...

51. Results pending for case with mild symptoms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/results-pending-for-case-with-mild-symptoms

A local person, who asked to be tested for the coronavirus after a trip to northern Italy, remains in hospital with mild symptoms waiting for results, while another couple has been released...

52. Cyprus scrambles to assert coronavirus policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-to-assert-coronavirus-policy

More Cypriots are resisting government plans aimed at establishing a local quarantine facility for the coronavirus, while foreign officials warn the Wuhan outbreak may be reaching pandemic levels...

53. Cyprus quarantines woman on flight to Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-quarantines-woman-after-flight-from-israel

Cypriot health officials have quarantined one individual as a coronavirus high-risk after a private jet landed in Larnaca with a crew member suspected of coming into contact with Israel's first ever confirmed case...

54. Cyprus hopes cooler heads will prevail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hopes-cooler-heads-will-prevail

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades on Thursday said he hoped more sensible ideas would prevail regarding the situation in the Middle East, while sources expect "no unpleasant surprises” ahead of a mandate review for UN peacekeeping on the island...

55. Both US and Iran claim ‘self defence’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/both-us-and-iran-claim-‘self-defence

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...

56. Cyprus okays US ’forward deployed’ unit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-okays-us-forward-deployed-unit

Nicosia has accepted a request from Washington regarding the arrival of an American Rapid Deployment Forces unit for humanitarian purposes in case of an emergency...

57. Villages evacuated in Greek wildfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/villages-evacuated-in-greek-wildfire

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...

58. Guests evacuate hotel in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guests-evacuate-hotel-in-limassol

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

59. Argonaut 2019: Over 20 countries participated in the exercise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/argonaut-2019-over-20-countries-participated-in-the-exercise

60. Moscow plane crash death toll rises to 41

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-plane-crash-death-toll-rises-to-41
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