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1. Israeli settler defies US sanctions, gains community aid to access frozen funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-settler-defies-us-sanctions-gains-community-aid-to-access-frozen-funds

For weeks after being sanctioned by the United States, Yinon Levi struggled to pay the bills, living at his farming outpost atop a hill in the occupied West Bank. But the Israeli settler’s problems didn’t last....

2. Europe's heat-related deaths surge by 30% in 20 years, report finds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-s-heat-related-deaths-surge-by-30-in-20-years-report-finds

Scorching weather has baked Europe in more days of “extreme heat stress” than its scientists have ever seen....

3. Unprecedented disasters prompt urgent calls for risk assessment review

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unprecedented-disasters-prompt-urgent-calls-for-risk-assessment-review

Unfortunately, this year has been a game changer in terms of risk prediction as the scale and impact of recent disasters has been unprecedented, Dr. George Boustras, ...

4. Evros wildfire recedes, but 93,000 hectares lost

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/evros-wildfire-recedes-but-93-000-hectares-lost

The wildfire in Evros, in northeastern Greece, where firefighting efforts continue for the 17th consecutive day, is abating on Monday....

5. Athens adapts to climate change with new parks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-adapts-to-climate-change-with-new-parks

Two new parks will help shield Athens from the risks of the climate crisis, according to Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis....

6. Greeks fight on amidst devastating wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greeks-fight-on-amidst-devastating-wildfires

Greek authorities reinforced firefighting forces in the northeastern part of the country Monday, where a massive deadly wildfire was burning for a 10th day with no signs of abating....

7. Record-breaking EU wildfire threatens Greek Alexandroupoli

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/record-breaking-eu-wildfire-threatens-greek-alexandroupoli

Firefighters battled high winds and hot, dry weather on Thursday to put out three wildfires raging across Greece, including one in the Alexandroupoli region in the northeast that officials believe is the largest ever recorded in the European Union....

8. EC: ''Greece, you are not alone, the EU is with you''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-greece-you-are-not-alone-the-eu-is-with-you

Water-dropping planes from several European countries joined hundreds of firefighters Wednesday battling wildfires raging for days across Greece that left 20 people dead, while major blazes also burned in Spain’s Tenerife and in northwestern Turkey near the Greek border....

9. German Metal Festival asks for car-free commute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-metal-festival-asks-for-car-free-commute

The organizers of Wacken Open Air, a hard rock and metal festival in northern Germany, have asked visitors to leave their heavy metal at home. They issued a travel ban Tuesday for ticket-holders with cars and trucks due to the muddy terrain of the festival grounds....

10. 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....

11. 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. ...

12. 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. ...

13. Cyprus's organic farming flourishes, Eurostat data reveals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-s-organic-farming-flourishes-eurostat-data-reveals

The area used for organic agricultural production has increased in all member states of the EU, including Cyprus, between 2012 and 2021, according to data published by Eurostat, the statistical service of the European Union....

14. Devastating images of the Kathika fire: Destruction and aftermath

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/devastating-images-of-the-kathika-fire-destruction-and-aftermath

A fire broke out on Saturday in the Kathikas community, engulfing an area of approximately 30 hectares covered with forest vegetation. Distressing images captured by "K" reveal the aftermath of the blaze, presenting a desolate landscape....

15. First Lady launches initiative to convert Presidential Palace into 'Zero Waste to Landfill' building

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-lady-launches-initiative-to-convert-presidential-palace-into-zero-waste-to-landfill-building

First Lady Philippa Karsera Christodoulides and Environment Commissioner Maria Panayiotou presented their joint initiative on Monday to transform the Presidential Palace into a Zero Waste to Landfill building. The initiative aligns with World Earth Day, celebrated on April 22nd....

16. Europe's vegetable farmers warn of shortages as energy crisis bites

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-s-vegetable-farmers-warn-of-shortages-as-energy-crisis-bites

Emmanuel Lefebvre produces thousands of tonnes of endives on his farm in northern France annually, but this year he may abandon his crop because of the crippling energy costs required to freeze the harvested bulbs....

17. 5.8% of the total cultivated area of Cyprus is dedicated to organic products

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/5-8-of-the-total-cultivated-area-of-cyprus-is-dedicated-to-organic-products

The EU Organic Day – September 23 – is seen as the ideal opportunity to widely celebrate the organic sector and to evaluate Europe’s progress towards achieving its goal of 25% organic land by 2030....

18. Why heat waves are increasingly hitting Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/why-heat-waves-are-increasingly-hitting-europe

Record high temperatures in many Western European countries, with record highs in Britain, France, Germany and elsewhere, as well as persistent prolonged heat in the Iberian Peninsula, are the culmination of a long upward trend in Europe's summer temperatures this year....

19. High winds as wildfire rages near Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-winds-as-wildfire-rages-near-athens

A Greek wildfire fueled by gale-force winds raged in the mountainous region of Penteli near Athens on Tuesday, prompting authorities to order the evacuation of at least four areas and a hospital...

20. High temperatures and wildfires test Europe's patience (pictures)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-temperatures-and-wildfires-test-europe-s-patience-pictures

Firefighters have been battling several blazes in southern Europe for the past few days as the mercury soared, with scientists linking the very high temperatures to climate change....

21. Kea’s seabed museum of historic shipwrecks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/kea-s-seabed-museum-of-historic-shipwrecks

A marine park, one of just a few of its kind in the world, is being launched off the island of Kea, with historic shipwrecks and consisting of three protected sea areas, each covering 36 hectares....

22. Putin had plans to sieze all of Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-had-plans-to-sieze-all-of-ukraine

Fleeing Russian soldiers left behind key military documents that indicated Russian President Vladimir Putin had plans to seize all of Ukraine, the director of Ukraine's State Bureau of Investigation said in a Telegram statement on Wednesday....

23. 27 year old sentenced to two years in prison for starting fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/27-year-old-sentenced-to-two-years-in-prison-for-starting-fire

A 27-year-old man was sentenced today to two years in prison in connection with the fire that broke out near a state forest in eastern Limassol, on July 3, 2021, the same day as the catastrophic fire that followed in the mountainous Limassol - Larnaca....

24. 'A historic day': British bases lifts restrictions on civilian property development

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-historic-day-british-bases-lifts-restrictions-on-civilian-property-development

Eight years after the signing of a bilateral Arrangement between Cyprus and the UK, the SBA is today lifting restrictions on property development on 200 square kilometers of non-military areas within the bases....

25. Athens taps Cypriot ex-commissioner for Cabinet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-taps-cypriot-ex-commissioner-for-cabinet

The Greek government confirmed on Monday that former European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, will head the newly formed Climate Crisis and Civil Protection Ministry...

26. 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'...

27. 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...

28. 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...

29. Cyprus under siege as it celebrates Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-under-siege-as-it-celebrates-easter

Towns across the Republic of Cyprus were overrun with anarchists on Holy Saturday, when street fires and loud explosions dominated urban areas late into the night amid pandemic lockdown and midnight mass...

30. Greek FM insists Evros fence will be completed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-fm-insists-evros-fence-will-be-completed
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