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61. Record-breaking EU wildfire threatens Greek Alexandroupoli

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/record-breaking-eu-wildfire-threatens-greek-alexandroupoli

Firefighters battled high winds and hot, dry weather on Thursday to put out three wildfires raging across Greece, including one in the Alexandroupoli region in the northeast that officials believe is the largest ever recorded in the European Union....

62. Tepco plant discharges radioactive water into Pacific

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tepco-plant-discharges-radioactive-water-into-pacific

Japan has begun discharging more than 1m tonnes of tainted water into the Pacific Ocean from the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in a move that has prompted China to announce an immediate blanket ban on all seafood imports from Japan and sparked anger in nearby fishing communities....

63. Wildfires ignite political backlash amidst growing anger

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-wildfires

As thick black smoke filled the Athenian sky and blazes consumed homes in the suburbs, a political firestorm broke out among Greek politicians Wednesday....

64. EC: ''Greece, you are not alone, the EU is with you''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-greece-you-are-not-alone-the-eu-is-with-you

Water-dropping planes from several European countries joined hundreds of firefighters Wednesday battling wildfires raging for days across Greece that left 20 people dead, while major blazes also burned in Spain’s Tenerife and in northwestern Turkey near the Greek border....

65. Desperate battle against unyielding fires rages on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/desperate-battle-against-unyielding-fires-rages-on

Greece is grappling with an ongoing state of fire as blazes continue to ravage several regions....

66. Two migrant children among the dead from Evros fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-migrant-children-among-the-dead-from-evros-fires

Eighteen people died in the village of Avantas in Evros, northeastern Greece, where fires raged on Tuesday for a fourth straight day, along with dozens of new blazes....

67. 18 charred bodies of immigrants found in Evros fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/18-charred-bodies-of-immigrants-found-in-evros-fire

Amidst the relentless wildfires that have engulfed Greece, at least 18 charred bodies of immigrants have been discovered in the scorched expanse of Dadia Forest in Evros....

68. Evacuations ordered NW of Athens as blaze ravages villages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/evacuations-ordered-nw-of-athens-as-blaze-ravages-villages

Greek authorities ordered the evacuation of two villages in the central Viotia region, about 100 kilometers (60 miles) northwest of Athens after a forest fire broke out Monday morning....

69. Decisive steps planned for Chlorakas crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/decisive-steps-planned-for-chlorakas-crisis

A meeting led by the President of the Republic, Nikos Christodoulides, is scheduled for Monday to discuss the situation in Chlorakas, especially after recent events. The goal is to make prompt and decisive decisions on the matter, as per an official source....

70. Tragic death of 7-year-old Maui boy found burned in car

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tragic-death-of-7-year-old-maui-boy-found-burned-in-car

A seven-year-old boy has been found dead in a burned out car in Maui amid fears children will make up a large number of those who perished in the devastating wildfires....

71. Wildfire tears through Hawaiian town killing at least 6 people

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wildfire-tears-through-hawaiian-town-killing-at-least-6-people

Evacuees from Lahaina are still processing what happened Tuesday night, sharing their stories of escape after a wildfire tore through the West Maui township and killed at least six people....

72. Animal hotel's daring rescue amid Alassa blaze

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/animal-hotel-s-daring-rescue-amid-alassa-blaze

The evacuation process of the animal hotel in Paramytha during the swift Alassa fire's approach on Sunday afternoon was recounted to K by those involved. ...

73. Is there a need for radical changes in civil protection?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/is-there-a-need-for-radical-changes-in-civil-protection

The catastrophic fire in Rhodes, a typical and unfortunate example of what is internationally referred to as a mega-fire - a fire that is extremely destructive to the local environment...

74. ''We stopped the fire just 150 meters from the village''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/we-stopped-the-fire-just-150-meters-from-the-village

Throughout the night, residents of Apsiou and Iasias communities bravely stayed put, defying evacuation orders, and joined forces with the Forestry Department and Fire Department to battle the flames that were inching dangerously close to their homes....

75. International aid rushed to tackle wildfire in mountain communities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/international-aid-rushed-to-tackle-wildfire-in-mountain-communities

A wildfire that ignited between the communities of Korfi, Alassa, and Iasa at noon on Sunday continues to rage out of control, posing a severe threat to the region. The fire has led to evacuations and widespread smoke, reaching as far as the city of Limassol itself. ...

76. Growing up in refugee camps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/growing-up-in-refugee-camps

The painful experience of being violently uprooted, the worry about finding temporary shelter until they could return home, and the hardships faced in refugee camps – which turned into months and even years – are deeply etched in the memories and hearts of the refugees....

77. Deadly blazes strike Mediterranean nations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-blazes-strike-mediterranean-nations

More than 40 people - most of them in Algeria - have been killed as devastating fires destroy homes, businesses and trigger mass evacuations....

78. Greek heroes aid fleeing tourists in Rhodes' wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-heroes-aid-fleeing-tourists-in-rhodes-wildfires

A family that escaped the wildfires in Greece has spoken of the speed at which they watched the blaze spread....

79. Rhodes: 19,000 rescued in Greek history's largest evacuation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rhodes-19-000-rescued-in-greek-history-s-largest-evacuation

Greece is currently facing a severe emergency due to widespread wildfires, prompting the country to initiate its most extensive rescue operation to date....

80. Ryanair to resume flights despite Greece wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ryanair-to-resume-flights-despite-greece-wildfires

Ryanair has issued an update to UK holidaymakers on flights to Greece as the country battles raging wildfires amid a record-setting heatwave....

81. Corfu wildfires spark mass evacuation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/corfu-wildfires-spark-mass-evacuation

Sea evacuations have begun from a beach in Corfu to transport individuals fleeing wildfires on the Greek island - as scores of Britons await repatriation flights out of Rhodes....

82. Greek wildfires lead to flight cancellations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-wildfires-lead-to-flight-cancellations

Raging wildfires on the Greek island of Rhodes have sparked the evacuation of around 2,000 tourists from its resorts....

83.  2,000 people rescued from Rhodes beaches

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2-000-people-rescued-from-rhodes-beaches

About 2,000 people have been evacuated by sea from two beaches in Rhodes, Fire Service spokesman Yannis Artopios said Saturday evening. He said the evacuation took place “without incident.”...

84. West Attica, Rhodes, and Laconia in flames

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/west-attica-rhodes-and-laconia-in-flames

The rekindling of fires in West Attica, the island of Rhodes, and Lefkohoma in Laconia are occupying extensive firefighting forces by land and air, Fire Brigade press spokesperson Lt-Colonel Yiannis Artopoios said....

85. MI6 chief urges Russians to share info

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mi6-chief-urges-russians-to-share-info

The head of the British Secret Service MI6, Richard Moore, urged Russians who are against the war to "share" information or documents they possess with the British secret services, to bring the war to a faster end....

86. International aid rushed to support Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/international-aid-rushed-to-support-greece

Wildfires burned for a third day west of the Greek capital Athens on Wednesday, destroying forests and homes and spurring evacuations, as authorities braced for a new heatwave that was likely to further stoke tinderbox conditions across the country....

87. Journalists brave sweltering heatwave across Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/journalists-sweltering-heatwave-across-europe

Millions of people in several parts of the world have been experiencing intense heat. ...

88. Fire tamed in Yiolou, but bittersweet news for dog shelter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fire-threatening-100-dogs-in-animal-shelter-in-yiolou

A fire broke out near the community of Yolou on Tuesday, endangering an animal shelter housing approximately 100 dogs. Citizens are now making desperate pleas for assistance to evacuate the area and save the vulnerable animals....

89. Wildfires force Greeks to flee homes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wildfires-force-greeks-to-flee-homes

Two wildfires, fanned by strong winds, raged uncontrolled through coastal towns near Athens on Monday forcing residents to flee their homes and prompting the evacuation of hundreds of children from a summer camp....

90. Siddiq applauds Cyprus' response to Russian sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/siddiq-applauds-cyprus-response-to-russian-sanctions

British High Commissioner to Cyprus Irfan Siddiq expressed his encouragement at the excellent collaboration with Government and industry in Cyprus, regarding UK sanctions of Cypriot entities linked to Russia...

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