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1. Complaint filed against Larnaca Wetland construction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/complaint-filed-against-larnaca-wetland-construction

The Larnaca Salt Lake Wetland Protection Group has raised alarms over recent interventions in the Natura 2000 site, urging immediate action to halt ongoing projects....

2. Cyprus joins European effort to combat desertification in rural areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-joins-european-effort-to-combat-desertification-in-rural-areas

Cyprus participates in a new project aimed at combating desertification in rural areas of Southern Europe and Northern Africa, the Cyprus Institute said in an announcement on Thursday....

3. Wildfire erupts in Paphos district, homes threatened (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wildfire-erupts-in-paphos-district-homes-threatened-video

A wildfire erupted Thursday afternoon in the Paphos district, specifically in the area between Polis Chrysochous and Skoulli. According to local residents, the fire is threatening homes in the vicinity....

4. 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. ...

5. Sweden's gang war reaches Greece with key arrests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sweden-s-gang-war-reaches-greece-with-key-arrests

In September 2023, Sweden was rocked by a surge of 12 murders linked to a violent gang war over drug trafficking in cities like Uppsala and Umeå....

6. 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....

7. 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....

8. Countries must create greenspaces by 2050, according to new EU law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/countries-must-create-greenspaces-by-2050-according-to-new-eu-law

The European Union has approved a new law aimed at restoring nature across its member countries, according to a report by Kathimerini's Alexandra Voudouri. ...

9. Police investigate cyclist's death in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-investigate-cyclist-s-death-in-nicosia

Authorities in Nicosia are investigating the tragic death of Sotiris Petridis, 43, who passed away yesterday afternoon after a bicycle accident....

10. 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....

11. Wildfire subsides, surveying of damage begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wildfire-subsides-surveying-of-damages-begin

The raging fire in Paphos has subsided, according to statements made by the Minister of Agriculture following the Council of Ministers meeting....

12. Fire rages out of control, illegal garbage dump possible cause (pics)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fire-rages-out-of-control-illegal-garbage-dump-possible-cause-pics

A fire that broke out around 12:39 on Tuesday afternoon between the communities of Psathi and Polemi in Paphos is still raging out of control, and has spread to the communities of Kourtaka,...

13. Cyprus adds six new firefighting aircraft to its arsenal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adds-six-new-firefighting-aircraft-to-its-arsenal

Cyprus has enhanced its firefighting capabilities with the addition of six new aircraft, announced the Department of Forests of the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development, and Environment on Tuesday....

14. Bison return to Portugal after thousands of years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bison-return-to-portugal-after-thousands-of-years

Rewilding Europe is thrilled to announce the arrival of a small herd of bison in a large valley in Portugal....

15. 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...

16. 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....

17. 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....

18. 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......

19. Firefighters battle blaze in Limassol amid strong winds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/firefighters-battle-blaze-in-limassol-amid-strong-winds

A fire broke out at noon on Friday in the area of Agios Sylas in Limassol, fueled by dry grass and wild vegetation and exacerbated by strong winds....

20. Monkeys falling like apples in Mexico's heatwave crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/monkeys-falling-like-apples-in-mexico-s-heatwave-crisis

High winds that led to the deaths of at least nine people at a political rally are the latest example of the extreme weather that has been ravaging Mexico....

21. Cyprus pledges to plant 100,000 trees annually to combat climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-pledges-to-plant-100-000-trees-annually-to-combat-climate-change

The Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development, and Environment has introduced a series of ambitious green initiatives......

22. Iran president and foreign minister die in helicopter crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-president-and-foreign-minister-die-in-helicopter-crash

Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi has died in a helicopter crash in foggy weather in the mountains near the border with Azerbaijan, Iranian state media has reported. Foreign minister Hossein Amir-abdollahian was among those killed....

23. Occupied territories condemn attack on Limassol mosque

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/occupied-territories-condemn-attack-on-limassol-mosque

In occupied territories, both the Foreign Ministry and the Vakoufika Department have strongly denounced an alleged attack on the Arnaut Mosque in Limassol....

24. Banking sector's pledge to environmental transition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/banking-sector-s-pledge-to-environmental-transition

Eliza has been the Executive Director of Finance since October 2019 and since October 2021 she has been an Executive Member of the Bank of Cyprus Board of Directors....

25. Nicosia fire under control, Paphos flames prompt new alert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-fire-under-control-paphos-flames-prompt-new-alert

Authorities breathe a tentative sigh of relief as they announce the containment of the wildfire in Anogyra, offering a glimmer of hope amid Cyprus's ongoing battle against devastating blazes....

26. Inferno engulfs Agios Syla industrial zone forcing evacuations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inferno-engulfs-agios-syla-industrial-zone-forcing-evacuations

A fierce fire erupted Thursday afternoon in the industrial district of Agios Syla, escalating beyond containment. ...

27. Jordanian firefighting helicopters arrive in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jordanian-firefighting-helicopters-arrive-in-cyprus

Two firefighting helicopters with 18 members of crew have arrived in Cyprus to support the Republic of Cyprus' aerial firefighting capabilities, as previously reported by Kathimerini....

28. 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,...

29. Commonwealth leaders forge path to ocean sustainability

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commonwealth-leaders-forge-path-to-ocean-sustainability

On Friday, April 19, 2024, Limassol will host the inaugural ministerial summit for the Oceans of the Commonwealth States....

30. Scottish forest holds key to rare truffle's origins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scottish-forest-holds-key-to-rare-truffle-s-origins

Naturalists have stumbled upon a rare species of truffle nestled within a Scottish forestry plantation earmarked for transformation into an Atlantic rainforest habitat....

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