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1. Police detain one person after Pournara incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-detain-one-person-after-pournara-incident

An asylum seeker in Cyprus was arrested over the weekend following an incident at Pournara migrant camp on Friday, when police made use of tear gas as people fled the overcrowded facility, with the interior minister vowing to expel anyone involved in clashes that also led to two tents catching fire...

2. Turkey threatens Cyprus and East Med security over arms issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-threatens-cyprus-and-east-med-security-over-arms-issue

Turkey has threatened Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean and condemned the United States after the US decided to lift an arms embargo on Cyprus....

3. A 62-year-old woman relives the horrors of war during the 1974 Turkish invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-a-62-year-old-woman-relives-the-horrors-of-war-during-the-1974-turkish-invasion

Forty-eight years are not enough for a young girl to forget the systematic rape at the hands of Turkish soldiers, during the 1974 Turkish invasion. ...

4. High winds as wildfire rages near Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-winds-as-wildfire-rages-near-athens

A Greek wildfire fueled by gale-force winds raged in the mountainous region of Penteli near Athens on Tuesday, prompting authorities to order the evacuation of at least four areas and a hospital...

5. High temperatures and wildfires test Europe's patience (pictures)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-temperatures-and-wildfires-test-europe-s-patience-pictures

Firefighters have been battling several blazes in southern Europe for the past few days as the mercury soared, with scientists linking the very high temperatures to climate change....

6. Ukrainian cargo plane goes down in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukrainian-cargo-plane-goes-down-in-greece

A cargo plane owned by a Ukrainian company crashed in northern Greece on Saturday, with reports saying locals have been ordered to stay away from the site due to unknown dangerous materials with a 'peculiar odor'...

7. Divided Cyprus scrambles as fire rages in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-cyprus-scrambles-as-fire-rages-in-the-north

Planes over divided Cyprus were fighting another day to put out the Kantara wildfire previously thought to have been under control, with reports overnight saying Turkish Cypriot authorities were evacuating local communities as the flames were spreading westwards...

8. Deadly arsonist was upset over relatives helping ex

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-arsonist-was-upset-over-relatives-helping-ex

Details about a possible motive have emerged in an apparent murder-suicide in Limassol, with reports suggesting the suspect who set a house on fire was upset over his relatives maintaining good relations with his ex and her daughter...

9. Chinese Boeing 737 plummeted 8,000 meters in three minutes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-boeing-737-plummeted-8-000-meters-in-three-minutes

A Boeing 737 carrying 132 people that plummeted 30,000ft to the ground and burst into flames in China suffered a catastrophic 'loss of control event', experts have warned....

10. Ukraine's capital under fire; 3 EU nation leaders to visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-s-capital-under-fire-3-eu-nation-leaders-to-visit

Russia’s relentless bombardment of Ukraine edged closer to central Kyiv on Tuesday, with a series of strikes hitting a residential neighborhood as the leaders of three European Union countries planned a bold visit to Ukraine’s embattled capital in a show of support....

11. Larnaca students evacuate bus that caught fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-students-evacuate-bus-that-caught-fire

Students on a large bus in Larnaca carried out an emergency evacuation on Tuesday after the driver spotted a fire in the back and pulled over...

12. 11 missing, hundreds rescued after flames engulf Greece-Italy ferry [video]

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/11-missing-hundreds-rescued-after-flames-engulf-greece-italy-ferry-video

The Greek coast guard confirmed on Friday that 11 passengers were missing after a blaze broke out overnight on a ferry sailing from Greece to Italy. ...

13. Electrical failure not ruled out in deadly fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/electrical-failure-not-ruled-out-in-deadly-fire

Fire fighters who responded to a fire in a village in Nicosia district discovered the body of a man inside a mobile home, with sources pointing to a suspected electrical failure around the building...

14. Schools under siege as protests continue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-under-siege-as-protests-continue

Police went on alert Thursday after two schools were targeted in bomb and arson attacks overnight, with reports saying protests following pandemic measures for young pupils have been getting out of hand...

15. Bulgaria: Passengers burned alive while trying to escape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bulgaria-passengers-burned-alive-on-bus

At least 46 people, including 12 children, were killed Monday night when a bus carrying citizens of northern Macedonia and returning to Skopje after a visit to Istanbul caught fire....

16. Weekend turns deadly for three drivers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/weekend-turns-deadly-for-three-drivers

Three men are dead following separate road crashes, with two of them dying at the scene this weekend and another succumbing to his injuries in hospital following a collision last month...

17. Drone-spotted firestarter has change of heart

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drone-spotted-firestarter-has-change-of-heart

A man in rural Nicosia who tried to burn a patch of reeds over the weekend went back moments later and put the flames out after being chased by drone as he was trying to leave the area...

18. Report says driver burned to death in Tersefanou crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-says-driver-burned-to-death-in-tersefanou-crash

An official autopsy report following Sunday’s fiery car crash in Larnaca has shown that the trapped driver had burned to death after she was unable to exit the vehicle...

19. Larnaca woman dies in fiery car crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-woman-dies-in-fiery-car-crash

A woman was killed in a horrific car accident in Larnaca on Sunday, when the vehicle she was driving around midnight crashed into a tree and went up in flames...

20. September 11: Twenty years since the day that changed the world

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/september-11-twenty-years-since-the-day-that-changed-the-world

Twenty years have passed since the terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers in New York...

21. Tenants evacuate as fire breaks out at store

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tenants-evacuate-as-fire-breaks-out-at-store

Apartments above a local convenience store in west Nicosia had to be evacuated in the wee hours Wednesday morning after a fire broke out in the establishment...

22. 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'...

23. 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...

24. 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...

25. 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...

26. 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...

27. Cyprus wants to cut red tape in fire response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-to-cut-red-tape-in-fire-response

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has instructed officials to look for ways to cut red tape in the prevention and handling of fires, following a devastating blaze that killed four workers and exposed lack of coordination between state and local authorities...

28. 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...

29. 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...

30. 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...

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