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22 June, 2024
 

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91. 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...

92. Greek PM: Cost of ignoring climate crisis unimaginable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-cost-of-ignoring-climate-crisis-unimaginable

Mediterranean nations must lead the way in addressing climate change, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said, warning that the cost of doing nothing was unimaginable,...

93. EUMED9 summit poised to tackle migration and climate crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eumed9-summit-poised-to-tackle-migration-and-climate-crisis

Nine European countries on the Mediterranean are holding a summit in Athens Friday afternoon to discuss issues ranging from climate change to migration and Afghanistan....

94. Cyprus receives 157 million for Recovery and Resilience Plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-receives-157-million-for-recovery-and-resilience-plan

The European Commission today has disbursed €157 million to Cyprus to help kick-start reforms and investments....

95. 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'...

96. 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...

97. 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...

98. 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...

99. Cypriot teams waste no time in Attica

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-teams-waste-no-time-in-greece

A Cypriot fire fighting team dispatched to Greece this week wasted no time upon arrival in Attica on Wednesday, as wildfires in the broader area continued to threaten the wider region in the hottest part of the summer...

100. Paphos police find body in burned vehicle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-police-find-body-in-burned-vehicle

Charred remains were discovered in a burning vehicle on Thursday when fire fighters responded to a fire in Paphos district, with additional reports saying the body was found in the backseat...

101. 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...

102. 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...

103. Exness pledges 300,000 euro in financial support following devastating wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/exness-pledges-300-000-euro-in-financial-support-following-devastating-wildfires

Cyprus wakes up to another grim day following what has been characterized as the most devastating fire in the history of the island....

104. Four laborers died trying to escape Cyprus fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-laborers-died-trying-to-escape-cyprus-fire

The bodies of four farm workers were discovered Sunday, the second day of a huge wildfire in Cyprus that so far burned 55 square kilometers, with reports saying the laborers perished while desperately trying to escape the inferno...

105. Cyprus scrambles to contain chaotic wildfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-to-contain-chaotic-wildfire

Villages in Limassol and Larnaca districts were being evacuated on Saturday due to a huge wildfire fire raging through rural communities, with Cypriot police arresting a suspect and the government appealing for aid from EU partners and Israel...

106. Temps in Cyprus shoot up during heat burst

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/temps-in-cyprus-shoot-up-during-heat-burst

Two warnings, an orange alert for extreme high temperature and a red warning for fires, have been issued for Cyprus as a heat burst on Friday is expected to take its toll on the island...

107. Officials say wildfire was not malicious

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-say-wildfire-was-not-malicious

A huge wildfire in rural Nicosia was contained by Thursday morning after a difficult operation overnight, with officials saying the blaze was not the result of a malicious act but an investigation is still pending...

108. Strong winds bring heightened fire danger

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strong-winds-bring-heightened-fire-danger

The fire department is warning the public to be extra cautious on Saturday, as strong winds in the afternoon could be a recipe for disaster in areas where small fires can quickly get out of control...

109. Cyprus fires up engines as lockdown eases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fires-up-engines-as-lockdown-eases

The Republic of Cyprus launched on Monday a gradual unlock of a three-week lockdown, citing signs of improvement with fewer hospitalizations and a major ramp up in the state’s rapid testing strategy...

110. Winter makes dramatic entrance in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/winter-makes-dramatic-entrance-in-cyprus

Winter is officially upon us, with several areas across Cyprus experiencing intense weather phenomena on Tuesday afternoon....

111. Fires erupt at Moria refugee camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fires-erupt-at-moria-refugee-camp

Thousands of migrants fled a camp under COVID-19 lockdown after multiple fires gutted much of the site on the Greek island of Lesvos, authorities said early Wednesday...

112. 22-year-old confesses to igniting seven forest fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/22-year-old-confesses-to-igniting-seven-forest-fires

A 22-year-old who was arrested on August 31 in connection with a forest fire that broke out in a Nicosia suburb the same day later confessed to being behind six other forest fires....

113. Massive effort underway in Paphos fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-effort-underway-in-paphos-fires

A huge wildfire was reported in Paphos on Monday morning, with local media saying a “massive effort” was underway in response to multiple arson attacks just south of Paphos Forest...

114. Justice Ministry looking into life sentence penalty for forest arsonists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/justice-ministry-looking-into-life-sentence-penalty-for-forest-arsonists

The Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis has proposed to the Ministry of Justice that the maximum penalty for forest arsonists gets hiked up to a life sentence, which, Kadis said, is the only move that can act as a deterring factor in a country where most forests fires are deliberately set....

115. 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...

116. Cypriot rescuers sift through Beirut rubble

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-rescuers-sift-through-beirut-rubble

Members of the Cypriot rescue team in Lebanon were seen on video along with sniffing dogs searching through the rubble in Beirut, as approximately 60 people were still missing following Tuesday’s deadly blast...

117. 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...

118. More 5G targets torched overnight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-5g-targets-torched-overnight

More assets within the telecommunications infrastructure went up in flames in Limassol overnight, with a police representative saying a worrying trend is taking place in a number of European countries...

119. Exercise prepares Cyprus aerial firefighters for tough fire season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/exercise-prepares-cyprus-aerial-firefighters-for-tough-fire-season

Ahead of what is expected to be a tough fire season, an operational readiness exercise dubbed ‘Icarus 2020’ took place Tuesday morning in the Larnaca district....

120. Fire department furious over multiple fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fire-department-furious-over-multiple-fires

Fire fighters in Cyprus responded to multiple fires on Sunday, with officials saying the high number and different origin locations made it impossible to believe they were all caused by accident...

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