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1. 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...

2. Homeless hermit rescued in Akamas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/homeless-hermit-rescued-in-akamas

A dehydrated man who resorted to finding shelter in the Akamas wilderness was rescued Sunday, after an inquisitive citizen notified authorities about a person possibly in need of help...

3. 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....

4. EU bird populations on decline for decades, Eurostat shows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-bird-populations-have-been-declining-for-decades-eurostat-shows

Bird populations in the EU have been declining for several decades, data released by Eurostat on Friday, that marked World Environment Day, showed....

5. 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...

6. Forest department issues code red

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/forest-department-issues-code-red

The forest department has issued a Code Red warning citizens to abstain from any activity that could cause a fire, as incidents continue to pop up across the island...

7. Cyprus comes together to put out fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-comes-together-to-put-out-fires

Authorities on both sides of divided Cyprus were battling with fires over the weekend, with students in the north ordered to evacuate their dorms and residents in the south grabbing garden hoses to put out flames in their backyards...

8. Cyprus irked over mystery casino probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-irked-over-mystery-casino-probe

The Republic of Cyprus is asking the European Anti-Fraud Office for more information into a probe of misuse funds, following reports that stolen EU money was pumped into a casino project on the island...

9. EU investigators follow the money to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-investigators-follow-the-money-to-cyprus

Cyprus came on the European Anti-Fraud Office’s radar this week, after it emerged that money allegedly stolen from an environmental project was diverted to a casino project on the island...

10. Controversial plans for new quarry halted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/controversial-plans-for-new-quarry-halted

A meeting held at the Environment Ministry on Thursday put an end to controversial plans to create a quarry zone in the Larnaca District, after civil society raised a ruckus over the thousands of trees that would need to be axed to make way for the quarry....

11. Opposition builds against planned quarry zone as thousands of trees may be axed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/opposition-builds-against-planned-quarry-zone-as-thousands-of-trees-may-be-axed

Intense reaction has been building up in recent days in opposition to plans to create a gravel quarry in the Delikipos forest, an extensive green patch in the Larnaca district, part of the network of Natura 2000 nature protection areas....

12. Battle of grievances in Akamas fire aftermath

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/battle-of-grievances-in-akamas-fire-aftermath

Wednesday’s fires have been put out in Akamas national park, leaving behind an enormous environmental disaster but also allegations against groups ranging from local dissenters to hunters from the east coast...

13. Minister suspects dissent in Akamas fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-suspects-dissent-in-akamas-fires

The fire department has called for backup in fighting multiple blazes in Akamas and other areas, with the agriculture minister saying the fires “can’t be a coincidence” as government policies move forward...

14. Activists step in to rescue trapped birds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/activists-step-in-to-rescue-trapped-birds

A video showing the rescue of illegally trapped songbirds in Cyprus has been posted on Facebook by a group of activists, in an effort to raise awareness amongst the general public...

15. Two hunters shot while hunting in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-hunters-shot-while-hunting-in-limassol

Police are on the lookout for a male suspect who shot and wounded two hunters on Wednesday in Limassol district...

16. Greek Cypriots pay homage to Ohi Day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-pay-homage-to-ohi-day

Many Ohi Day celebrations went ahead on Monday in the Republic of Cyprus amid public confusion, following last-minute cancellations of school parades on the advice of weather officials...

17. Cyprus stocking up on drones

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-stocking-up-on-drones

The Cyprus National Guard is said to have received its first four unmanned drones from Israel, allowing state agencies to obtain clear views from high above over land and water...

18. Car goes off mountain cliff in Machairas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/car-goes-off-mountain-cliff-in-machairas

A male driver was rushed to the Emergency Room on Wednesday after his vehicle went off a cliff in Machairas Forest in Nicosia district...

19. Fire near Limassol community contained

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fire-raging-outside-a-limassol-community

A large wildfire was raging outside a community in Limassol district, with officials saying battling the blaze was difficult due to limited access in the area while the risk of re-ignitions remained high...

20. Officials raise red flag over risk of wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/department-raises-red-flag-over-risk-of-fire

The Department of Forests has issued a new “red alert” for Tuesday citing a high risk of wildfires throughout the island...

21. Two Sunday fires put out in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-sunday-fires-put-out-in-paphos

Two simultaneous wildfires were contained on Sunday in Paphos district, with officials monitoring the area for possible re-ignitions fires...

22. Villages evacuated in Greek wildfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/villages-evacuated-in-greek-wildfire

Aircraft sprayed water early on Wednesday in a bid to douse the flames of a huge wildfire on the Greek island of Evia that had prompted the evacuation of villages and spurred an appeal from authorities for assistance from European partners...

23. Forest department on high alert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/forest-department-on-high-alert

The Department of Forests says the chance of a disastrous blaze is very real in Cyprus, with a much greater risk threatening forests but also people’s lives...

24. North hands Rudolf over to south

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-hands-rudolf-over-to-south

Miroslav Balazovjech, also known as Rudolf who was wanted in connection with attempted murder, has been handed over to authorities in the Republic of Cyprus on Sunday...

25. Audit office weighs in on turtle nests debacle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/audit-office-weighs-in-on-turtle-nests

A report by the audit office slams the forestry department for removing acacia trees very close to turtle nests earlier this year, just as another confrontation between locals and conservationists in a nearby area is gaining traction...

26. Groups condemn Academy Park fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/groups-condemn-academy-park-fire

Environmental activists are calling for local authorities to take action following a fire earlier this week that destroyed a part of a playground at a popular Nicosia park...

27. Volunteers to enlist as fire lookouts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/volunteers-to-enlist-as-fire-lookouts

A volunteer wildfire lookout programme is set to begin in Cyprus, following public criticism and disdain over preventable fires and arson attacks in forested areas...

28. Deadly mega-fires bring new challenge to Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-mega-fires-bring-new-challenge-to-europe

The European Union describes wildfires as “a serious and increasing threat” across the continent....

29. Officials say Akamas fires were malicious

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-say-akamas-fires-were-malicious

A forest fire in Lara on the western coast appears to be the result of arson after forestry officials discovered black coal in four different locations...

30. Dog shelter says Paphos fire was arson

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dog-shelter-says-akamas-fire-was-arson

New horrific details have emerged after a fire was averted outside Akamas, with a Paphos dog shelter saying a hateful act was behind an arson attack that threatened the wellbeing of about a hundred canines under their protection...

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