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91. International aid rushed to tackle wildfire in mountain communities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/international-aid-rushed-to-tackle-wildfire-in-mountain-communities

A wildfire that ignited between the communities of Korfi, Alassa, and Iasa at noon on Sunday continues to rage out of control, posing a severe threat to the region. The fire has led to evacuations and widespread smoke, reaching as far as the city of Limassol itself. ...

92. Limassol forest fire partially controlled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-forest-fire-partially-controlled

A forest fire that ignited on Wednesday in the Saint Mamas community area of Limassol Province has been partially brought under control as of Thursday morning. ...

93. Coastal areas and mountains to offer cooler relief

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coastal-areas-and-mountains-to-offer-cooler-relief

The Greek Meteorology Department issued a new yellow warning for high temperatures and a fire hazard alert on Thursday (03/08). ...

94. Massive fire erupts in the mountains of Limassol district

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-fire-erupts-in-the-mountains-of-limassol-district

A massive fire erupted in the Limassol district on Wednesday (02/08) around noon, prompting the Fire Brigade and the Forestry Department to take immediate action....

95. Cyprus and Jordan forge partnerships in health, investment, and emergency response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-jordan-forge-partnerships-in-health-investment-and-emergency-response

Cyprus and Jordan's governments signed two Memorandums of Cooperation and a Technical Arrangement on Tuesday, establishing collaborations in the health and investment sectors...

96. Amman to welcome President in official visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/amman-to-welcome-president-in-official-visit

President of the Republic, Nikos Christodoulides pays a visit to Amman on Tuesday and will hold talks with King Abdullah II of Jordan....

97. Deadly blazes strike Mediterranean nations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-blazes-strike-mediterranean-nations

More than 40 people - most of them in Algeria - have been killed as devastating fires destroy homes, businesses and trigger mass evacuations....

98. Cyprus to support Greece's fire battle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-firefighters-to-support-greece-s-fire-battle

The Cypriot mission that contributes to the effort to battle the wildfires in Greece will remain there at least until Thursday, the member of the Cypriot mission and First Class Forestry Officer of the Forestry Department, Stavros Mouchlis, told CNA on Tuesday, noting that, for now, it is unknown when they will return. ...

99. Fire contained in Paphos state forest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fire-contained-in-paphos-state-forest

The fire in the Elitjies area of the state forest in Paphos was contained after an all-night effort, according to the spokesperson for the Department of Forests, George Constantinou. Approximately 20 acres of pine forest and wild vegetation were burnt, based on initial estimates....

100. Ryanair to resume flights despite Greece wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ryanair-to-resume-flights-despite-greece-wildfires

Ryanair has issued an update to UK holidaymakers on flights to Greece as the country battles raging wildfires amid a record-setting heatwave....

101. Greek wildfires lead to flight cancellations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-wildfires-lead-to-flight-cancellations

Raging wildfires on the Greek island of Rhodes have sparked the evacuation of around 2,000 tourists from its resorts....

102. Turkish aircraft fly to Greece's wildfire rescue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-aircraft-fly-to-greece-s-wildfire-rescue

Turkey has become the latest country to offer firefighting aircraft to Greece to assist in the battle against wildfires across the country....

103. Firefighting aid en route to Greece as Cyprus extends a helping hand

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/firefighting-aid-en-route-to-greece-as-cyprus-extends-a-helping-hand

Cyprus is sending to Greece two firefighting aircraft and a ground unit to assist in the firefighting efforts....

104. West Attica, Rhodes, and Laconia in flames

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/west-attica-rhodes-and-laconia-in-flames

The rekindling of fires in West Attica, the island of Rhodes, and Lefkohoma in Laconia are occupying extensive firefighting forces by land and air, Fire Brigade press spokesperson Lt-Colonel Yiannis Artopoios said....

105. International aid rushed to support Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/international-aid-rushed-to-support-greece

Wildfires burned for a third day west of the Greek capital Athens on Wednesday, destroying forests and homes and spurring evacuations, as authorities braced for a new heatwave that was likely to further stoke tinderbox conditions across the country....

106. Athens wildfire affects almost 35,000 hectares

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-wildfire-affects-almost-35-000-hectares

The area affected by the fire that broke out on July 17th in Neo Kouvara and spread to areas in Eastern Attica (Lagonisi, Saronida, Anavyssos) covers 34,724 hectares. ...

107. Journalists brave sweltering heatwave across Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/journalists-sweltering-heatwave-across-europe

Millions of people in several parts of the world have been experiencing intense heat. ...

108. Fire tamed in Yiolou, but bittersweet news for dog shelter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fire-threatening-100-dogs-in-animal-shelter-in-yiolou

A fire broke out near the community of Yolou on Tuesday, endangering an animal shelter housing approximately 100 dogs. Citizens are now making desperate pleas for assistance to evacuate the area and save the vulnerable animals....

109. Wildfires force Greeks to flee homes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wildfires-force-greeks-to-flee-homes

Two wildfires, fanned by strong winds, raged uncontrolled through coastal towns near Athens on Monday forcing residents to flee their homes and prompting the evacuation of hundreds of children from a summer camp....

110. Road safety concerns and uncontrolled access in Akamas National Forest Park

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/road-safety-concerns-and-uncontrolled-access-in-akamas-national-forest-park

An incident in Akamas involving a four-wheeled motorbike falling off a cliff and injuring the driver has brought attention to the dangerous conditions of the road and the lack of protective measures. ...

111. Fire outbreaks increase: Public urged to stay vigilant amid heatwave

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fire-outbreaks-increase-public-urged-to-stay-vigilant-amid-heatwave

In recent days, the number of fires breaking out has increased, Fire Service Spokesperson, Andreas Kettis, told CNA on Monday, adding that during this period of high temperatures, the risk of fires is too high and called on the public to be vigilant....

112. Heatwave sparks fire risk in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heatwave-sparks-fire-risk-in-cyprus

The Department of Forests and the Cyprus Fire Service have issued a joint press release, cautioning the public about the heightened risk of fires due to prevailing heatwave conditions....

113. Illegal construction scandal uncovered in Akamas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-construction-scandal-uncovered-in-akamas

The data collected and presented by "K" regarding the illegal construction interventions within the Akama Forest, a protected area designated as a white zone based on a plan from the 1980s, prove the tip of the iceberg. ...

114. UN chief spells out need for envoy deal on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-chief-spells-out-need-for-envoy-deal-on-cyprus

An important step forward would be an agreement with the sides on an appointment of a United Nations envoy, who could explore ways to reach common ground towards resuming negotiations for a lasting settlement in Cyprus, the UN Secretary General says, while urging the leaders to send a clear signal that 'this time things will be different'...

115. Illegal construction in Akamas linked to wealthy businessman with political ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-construction-in-akamas-linked-to-wealthy-businessman-with-political-ties

An investigation conducted by "K" magazine has shed light on eight instances of illegal construction in Akamas, with two cases already in court proceedings....

116. Limassol Greens: The most anticipated golf resort in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/limassol-greens-the-most-anticipated-golf-resort-in-cyprus

Limassol Greens, the most anticipated golf resort in Cyprus, has hosted media, associates and stakeholders in a special event at its newly opened Property Sales Office opposite Four Seasons Hotel on Tuesday 13th June. ...

117. From animal pens to vacation retreats: The illegal conversion of Akamas shelters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/from-animal-pens-to-vacation-retreats-the-illegal-conversion-of-akamas-shelters

Several months prior to the scheduled implementation of the Akamas plan, stone buildings are emerging in the heart of the forest, completely unrelated to livestock housing, which abounds in the surrounding area. ...

118. Tackling vulgarity and impunity in politics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/tackling-vulgarity-and-impunity-in-politics

MP Andreas Themistocleous' recent display of vulgarity is just one example of a more significant issue within politics, and unfortunately, it won't be the last. ...

119. Climate change and increased wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/climate-change-and-increased-wildfires

The occurrence of the first wildfires just before we officially enter the summer period can be perceived as a warning of the danger that Cyprus faces in experiencing extreme environmental destruction from fires in the coming period....

120. Overcoming obstacles in Cyprus' green transition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/overcoming-obstacles-in-cyprus-green-transition

Undoubtedly, the fact that it no longer requires a building permit as a prerequisite for installing a photovoltaic system on residential roofs could be characterized as a positive development in our long-standing effort to turn towards green development....

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