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1. Spain, Portugal, and Morocco to hit 46°C this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spain-portugal-and-morocco-to-hit-46°c-this-week

British families heading to Spain, Portugal, and Morocco this week are being warned to brace for a severe heatwave, with temperatures expected to reach up to 46°C....

2. Strict penalties for illegal fires as public urged to exercise caution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strict-penalties-for-illegal-fires-as-public-urged-to-exercise-caution

The Forestry Department has issued a ''Red Alert'' for Tuesday as regards the risk of eruption and spread of forest fires, on Tuesday, according to the Department of Forests....

3. 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......

4. ''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....

5. Delving into the mind of an arsonist

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/delving-into-the-mind-of-an-arsonist

Amid a summer plagued by arson-induced wildfires, authorities in Cyprus are grappling with understanding the motives behind these destructive acts and how to prevent them. ...

6. Ministry unveils bold plan to combat illegal waste dumping

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-unveils-bold-plan-to-combat-illegal-waste-dumping

Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment, Maria Panayiotou, has announced a multifaceted strategy to combat the island's persistent issue of illegal waste dumping, unveiling the initiative under the banner #wastefreecyprus....

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. From TikTok follower to political pundit, a satirical dive into Cyprus politics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-tiktok-follower-to-political-pundit-a-satirical-dive-into-cyprus-politics

I've decided to get more involved in politics. Since I'm a bit curious, I've started obsessively following what's happening in Brussels. No, I didn't sit down to study because I'm also a bit lazy....

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. Cyprus nears visa-free US travel in final stages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-nears-visa-free-us-travel-in-final-stages

sident of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides said Wednesday that Cyprus is at the final stage regarding joining the Visa Waiver Program thus becoming eligible for visa-free entry into the USA....

12. 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. ...

13. Government extends electricity subsidies amid high temperatures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-extends-electricity-subsidies-amid-high-temperatures

Cyprus will extend electricity subsidies until the end of October to help citizens cope with the high summer temperatures, President Nicos Christodoulides announced after a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday....

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. Fires devastate homes and solar park, communities reeling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fires-devastate-homes-and-solar-park-communities-reeling

Twenty-one houses, including three completely destroyed, were among the casualties of fires that swept through the Paphos district over the last two days, Deputy Prefect George Chrysafini reported Wednesday....

16. 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....

17. Newly elected leaders of Nicosia District officially announced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/newly-elected-leaders-of-nicosia-district-officially-announced

The newly elected mayors, municipal councilors, school superintendents, community mayors, and community council members of the Nicosia district were officially proclaimed on Tuesday....

18. 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...

19. 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....

20. Fires break out at migrant minor hotel in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fires-break-out-at-migrant-minor-hotel-in-larnaca

Two fires erupted last night and early this morning at a hotel in Oroklini, Larnaca district, which is hosting unaccompanied migrant minors....

21. 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....

22. 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....

23. Vasiliko: President dismisses 'velvet divorce' talks with Chinese firm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vasiliko-president-dismisses-velvet-divorce-talks-with-chinese-firm

Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides dismissed reports of a "velvet divorce" with the Chinese state-owned company CPP regarding the liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Vasiliko....

24. 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......

25. Fireworks banned amid wildfire concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/fireworks-banned-amid-wildfire-concerns

In light of recent fire outbreaks in the village of Kouklion, located in Cyprus' Paphos district, the Mines and Quarries Service, a department under the Ministry of Agriculture,...

26. Cyprus faces early wildfire scare amid resource shortage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-early-wildfire-scare-amid-resource-shortage

According to Kathimerini reporter Ioanna Kyriakou, this April has brought a sense of deja vu to Cyprus, reminiscent of June and early summer. A massive fire erupted on Wednesday morning in the Parekklisia state forest in Limassol district,...

27. Europe's heat-related deaths surge by 30% in 20 years, report finds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-s-heat-related-deaths-surge-by-30-in-20-years-report-finds

Scorching weather has baked Europe in more days of “extreme heat stress” than its scientists have ever seen....

28. Israeli tank strike hits Gaza aid shelter, MSF staff and families in peril

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-tank-strike-hits-gaza-aid-shelter-msf-staff-and-families-in-peril

Amidst chaotic scenes of panic and flames, a shelter run by Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) in Gaza fell under attack on February 20th....

29. President's ''fireside chat'' with chosen few unveils triumphs and controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-s-fireside-chat-with-chosen-few-unveils-triumphs-and-controversy

In an interchannel interview held to evaluate the first year in office, President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides commenced proceedings a few minutes after 20:30. ...

30. Transport Ministry enhances traffic surveillance with 170 new cameras

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transport-ministry-enhances-traffic-surveillance-with-170-new-cameras

In a bid to revolutionize its traffic monitoring capabilities, the Ministry of Transport in Cyprus is embarking on a strategic initiative....

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