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23 September, 2019
 

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1. 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...

2. 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...

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. 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...

6. 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...

7. 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...

8. 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...

9. 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...

10. 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...

11. 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....

12. 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...

13. 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...

14. Blaze stopped before reaching Akamas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blaze-stopped-before-reaching-akamas

The origin of a fire that broke out in Neo Chorio in Paphos has been traced back to a location outside a residential yard at a local village, just outside Akamas national park...

15. North and south exchange murder suspects

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-and-south-exchange-murder-suspects

An exchange of murder suspects took place between north and south on Thursday, with officials on both sides of divided Cyprus sending a clear message against impunity for crimes...

16. Fire lookouts following Paphos wildfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/planes-take-off-to-battle-paphos-wildfire

A wildfire that broke out Friday morning in remote areas in Paphos is believed to be a malicious act, with forestry officials calling for aerial support as part of an “offensive tactic” to contain the fire...

17. Cyprus helps fight Israel fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-help-in-israel-fires

Two planes are set to depart for Israel on Friday to join fire fighters who are battling numerous raging fires in a declared emergency...

18. Large fire burning in northwestern Peloponnese

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/large-fire-burning-in-northwestern-peloponnese

Fifty firemen with 20 vehicles were fighting a large blaze that started in a forested area of western Achaia on Tuesday afternoon, state-run news agency ANA-MPA reported....

19. Not a day seems to have gone by

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/not-a-day-seems-to-have-gone-by

20. Acacia tree removal sparks controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/acacia-tree-removal-sparks-controversy

Officials are set to discuss last week’s acacia tree removal in Paphos, following an outcry by critics who say big commercial interests are endangering sea turtle nesting sites...

21. Cooperative Anathema: Dissolution or sale

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cooperative-anathema-dissolution-or-sale

22. Scouts rescued after mountain ordeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scouts-rescued-after-mountain-ordeal

A group of boy scouts were rescued in the Troodos Mountains, following an operation that lasted almost 12 hours...

23. Knife pulled in firewood rights dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/knife-pulled-in-firewood-rights-dispute

A man is under arrest for injuring another man with a knife during a dispute over the rights to firewood in an open field in Limassol...

24. Family stranded in snow

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/family-stranded-in-snow

A family of five had to call the emergency number on Sunday when they were lost in the Troodos wilderness and could not get back on the road due to snow...

25. Slain Briton’s parents want fair trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/slain-briton-s-parents-want-fair-trial

The parents of murder victim George Low, who was fatally stabbed in Ayia Napa two years ago, are left with more questions than answers as another Christmas holiday goes by without any sign of a criminal trial...

26. Greens oppose construction of Larnaca mall

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greens-oppose-construction-of-larnaca-mall

The Green party organised a demonstration on Wednesday to protest plans of building a mall in Larnaca, which is already in the works....

27. Pakistani murder suspect’s detention extended

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pakistani-murder-suspect-s-detention-extended

A Pakistani male, who is wanted in the north for murder, has been ordered by a Limassol judge to remain in jail up to three months, pending immigration or political developments...

28. Pakistani murder suspect still held in the south

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pakistani-murder-suspect-still-held-in-the-south

A Limassol court on Monday ordered a Pakistani male, who is wanted in the north for killing a Turkish Cypriot artist, to remain in remanded custody through December 6...

29. Akamas wildfire contained

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akamas-wildfire-contained

A wildfire that broke out Wednesday morning near Akamas forest has been contained, but officials said it could have been a lot worse...

30. At least 42 fatalities tallied in California's deadliest wildfire ever

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/at-least-42-fatalities-tallied-in-california-s-deadliest-wildfire-ever
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