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1. Cyprus to reopen Forestry College in January 2025

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-reopen-forestry-college-in-january-2025

The Cypriot government has approved the reopening of the Forestry College in January 2025 and the reintroduction of the "Advanced Diploma in Forestry" program......

2. ''We're having a heatwave, a tropical heatwave...''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/we-re-having-a-heatwave-a-tropical-heatwave

The Department of Meteorology has issued a yellow warning for extreme temperatures today. The warning is in effect from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, with maximum temperatures expected to reach a scorching 42 degrees Celsius inland and around 32 degrees Celsius in the higher mountain areas....

3. Greek Police reopen mafia case files after engineer's execution in Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-police-reopen-mafia-cases-after-engineer-s-execution-in-athens

In the wake of last week’s brutal execution of 54-year-old engineer Panagiotis Stathis who was gunned down outside his Athens office in Psychiko, ...

4. Wildfire erupts in Paphos district, homes threatened (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wildfire-erupts-in-paphos-district-homes-threatened-video

A wildfire erupted Thursday afternoon in the Paphos district, specifically in the area between Polis Chrysochous and Skoulli. According to local residents, the fire is threatening homes in the vicinity....

5. Execution-style murder of civil engineer linked to Mykonos activities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/execution-style-murder-of-civil-engineer-linked-to-mykonos-activities

Police are intensifying their investigation into the murder of 54-year-old civil engineer Panagiotis Stathis, who was fatally shot on Tuesday morning outside his company's offices in Psychiko, a northern suburb of Athens....

6. Kiosk owner faces charges for selling fireworks to minors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kiosk-owner-faces-charges-for-selling-fireworks-to-minors

Criminal charges are pending against a kiosk owner in Cyprus following allegations that fireworks sold to minors ignited a fire in Trimiklini, authorities said....

7. Man, 27, charged with setting multiple fires in Aradippou

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-27-charged-with-setting-multiple-fires-in-aradippou

A 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the fire that broke out yesterday in a rural area of Aradippou, which destroyed vegetation, a dismantled premises, and 60 large bales of hay. ...

8. Ypsonas Municipality under fire after residents pay for pipe repairs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ypsonas-municipality-under-fire-after-residents-pay-for-pipe-repairs

Residents of Ypsonas are grappling with severe disruptions after a major water pipe break left many homes without water for days....

9. Rescuers brave flames to save dog in Paphos wildfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rescuers-brave-flames-to-save-dog-in-paphos-wildfire

The dedication and bravery of firefighting teams and volunteer groups are crucial every summer as they battle the fires that plague the island of Cyprus. A recent rescue effort has captured the hearts of many, highlighted by a poignant photo of a rescuer cradling a dog in his arms....

10. Cyprus faces crisis with 120 illegal waste sites igniting fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-crisis-with-120-illegal-waste-sites-igniting-fires

In Cyprus, there are approximately 120 illegal waste sites, with the Fire Service in the Nicosia district responding to 45 incidents in the past two years alone, as disclosed by the Parliamentary Environment Committee on Wednesday. MPs have urged relevant authorities to take decisive action....

11. Over 100 animals killed in Paphos wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-100-animals-killed-in-paphos-wildfires

Recent fires have destroyed more than 3,000 hectares of farmland in the Paphos region, impacting the areas of Psathi, Polemi, Choulou, and Agios Dimitrianos, according to Deputy Director of the Agriculture Department Konstantis Spanassiis. ...

12. Cyprus reforms are a comedy of errors in governance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-reforms-are-a-comedy-of-errors-in-governance

Following last Sunday's vote, the much-publicized local government reform will take effect on July 1. This, like many other reforms, has been carried out in typical Cypriot fashion. ...

13. Farmakas wildfire linked to EAC equipment failure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farmakas-wildfire-linked-to-eac-equipment-failure

A fire that ravaged 3.2 square kilometers in Farmakas was determined to have been sparked by a short circuit in an EAC transformer, according to statements from both the Fire Service and EAC officials....

14. Ministry takes action against illegal dumping sites fueling fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-takes-action-against-illegal-dumping-sites-fueling-fires

The big fire in Paphos has exposed some major issues: not only were the firefighting resources inadequate, but it also showed the government's long-standing negligence regarding illegal fires. ...

15. Brace yourself for another scorcher!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brace-yourself-for-another-scorcher

The relentless heatwave in Cyprus shows no sign of abating, with temperatures continuing to sizzle above 40 degrees. Today, Thursday (13/06), the mercury is expected to skyrocket to a scorching 43 degrees. An orange warning is in effect from 12:00 noon until 17:00....

16. Wildfire subsides, surveying of damage begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wildfire-subsides-surveying-of-damages-begin

The raging fire in Paphos has subsided, according to statements made by the Minister of Agriculture following the Council of Ministers meeting....

17. Fire rages out of control, illegal garbage dump possible cause (pics)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fire-rages-out-of-control-illegal-garbage-dump-possible-cause-pics

A fire that broke out around 12:39 on Tuesday afternoon between the communities of Psathi and Polemi in Paphos is still raging out of control, and has spread to the communities of Kourtaka,...

18. Cyprus adds six new firefighting aircraft to its arsenal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adds-six-new-firefighting-aircraft-to-its-arsenal

Cyprus has enhanced its firefighting capabilities with the addition of six new aircraft, announced the Department of Forests of the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development, and Environment on Tuesday....

19. Search for Michael Mosley intensifies with divers in Symi

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/search-for-michael-mosley-intensifies-with-divers-in-symi

Divers have joined the continuing search for British broadcaster Michael Mosley after he went missing while on holiday on the Greek island of Symi....

20. Cyprus continues to sweat under the scorching heat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-continues-to-sweat-under-the-scorching-heat

Cyprus' Meteorology Department issued new warnings on Thursday for extreme maximum temperature, as the heatwave in the Mediterranean island continues...

21. Two teens arrested for setting fires at Larnaca shelter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-teens-arrested-for-setting-fires-at-larnaca-shelter

Police have arrested two 17-year-olds in connection with a fire that broke out last Tuesday night at a shelter for unaccompanied minors in Larnaca....

22. Man arrested for firing shot in money disagreement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-arrested-for-firing-shot-in-money-disagreement

A 21-year-old man reported to police yesterday an alarming incident outside the residence of a 38-year-old individual in Limassol....

23. Cyprus braces for extreme heat and high fire risk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-braces-for-extreme-heat-and-high-fire-risk-tomorrow

The Cyprus Meteorological Service has issued a yellow warning for extreme high temperatures on Tuesday, with inland temperatures expected to soar to around 42 degrees Celsius (108 degrees Fahrenheit). The warning is in effect from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. local time....

24. Forest fires ravage Cyprus, authorities issue red alert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/forest-fires-ravage-cyprus-authorities-issue-red-alert

A series of wildfires have engulfed parts of Cyprus, prompting urgent response efforts from firefighting teams....

25. Heat wave hits Cyprus, red alert for forest fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heat-wave-hits-cyprus-red-alert-for-forest-fires

Cyprus is bracing for its first heat wave of the summer today, with temperatures expected to soar to 40 degrees Celsius......

26. Firefighters battle blaze in Limassol amid strong winds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/firefighters-battle-blaze-in-limassol-amid-strong-winds

A fire broke out at noon on Friday in the area of Agios Sylas in Limassol, fueled by dry grass and wild vegetation and exacerbated by strong winds....

27. Former bomb suspect's bid to join Cyprus Police thwarted by past

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-bomb-suspect-s-bid-to-join-cyprus-police-thwarted-by-past

In a surprising turn of events, the ambitions of an individual seeking to join the ranks of Cyprus's police and fire departments were abruptly halted due to a shadow from the past. ...

28. Israeli police and military help settlers block Gaza aid convoys

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-police-and-military-help-settlers-block-gaza-aid-convoys

Individual members of Israel’s security forces are tipping off far-right activists and settlers to the location of aid trucks delivering vital supplies to Gaza, enabling the groups to block and vandalise the convoys, according to multiple sources....

29. Famagusta court detains suspect in firearms-terrorism case, age 23

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/famagusta-court-detains-suspect-in-firearms-terrorism-case-age-23

In response to ongoing investigations into the possession and transportation of firearms with intent to incite terror, law enforcement executed a judicial warrant leading to the apprehension of a 23-year-old individual. ...

30. Firefighters continue to battle raging blaze in Agios Syla

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/firefighters-continue-to-battel-raging-blaze-in-agios-syla

A fire that broke out yesterday afternoon in the industrial area of Agios Syla in Limassol has prompted aerial water drops since the first light of day....

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