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10 December, 2022
 

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1. 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'...

2. Cyprus police retrace steps in deadly fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-retrace-steps-in-deadly-fire

Cypriot authorities officially confirmed the identifies of four Egyptian workers who died in a devastating wildfire last weekend, with police saying investigators are trying to piece back together any communications the victims might have had prior to their demise...

3. Government responds to fire with €6 million aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-responds-to-fire-with-€6-million-aid

The Republic of Cyprus has announced €6 million in financial aid for villages affected by a deadly fire, including compensation to the families of victims, with the government clarifying that illegal or uninsured structures would not be an issue...

4. EU chief visits Cyprus after deadly fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-chief-visits-cyprus-after-deadly-fire

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is on a visit to Cyprus to boost post-pandemic recovery efforts, but the EU chief also grabbed an opportunity to tell a local community affected by last weekend’s deadly fire that Europe was at their side...

5. Police not ruling out probe in fire deaths

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-not-ruling-out-criminal-probe-in-fire-deaths

The Cypriot government has rejected accusations of a lax response to Saturday’s deadly wildfire, with police not ruling out a criminal investigation that could include a probe into the deaths of four Egyptian workers who died while trying to escape the inferno...

6. Questions emerge in Cyprus fire deaths

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/questions-emerge-in-cyprus-fire-deaths

Pro-migrant group KISA is accusing authorities and farmland bosses of leaving foreign workers to fend for themselves in Saturday’s wildfire in Cyprus, as more questions are being raised following the death of four Egyptian workers who perished while trying to evacuate in an inferno with the odds overwhelmingly stacked against them...

7. Four laborers died trying to escape Cyprus fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-laborers-died-trying-to-escape-cyprus-fire

The bodies of four farm workers were discovered Sunday, the second day of a huge wildfire in Cyprus that so far burned 55 square kilometers, with reports saying the laborers perished while desperately trying to escape the inferno...

8. Charred body found in Nicosia farmhouse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/charred-body-found-in-nicosia-farmhouse

The charred body of an unidentified person was found in a farmhouse in rural Nicosia, following a fire that broke out on Monday night...

9. Fire rips through place of worship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fire-rips-through-place-of-worship

A fire broke out at a place of worship in Limassol Friday morning, with fire fighters managing to contain the blaze before spreading to adjacent buildings...

10. Man dies in senior home fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-dies-in-senior-home-fire

A senior citizen died in a fire that broke out in a retirement home in Dherynia, with officials suspecting a lit cigarette might have been the cause of the inferno...

11. Fire destroys candle factory in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fire-destroys-candle-factory-in-nicosia

A fire that broke out Friday morning has completely destroyed a candle-making factory in Alambra, Nicosia district...

12. Europe unites after fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-unites-after-fire-at-notre-dame-cathedral

13. New arrest in Nicosia downtown blast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-arrest-in-nicosia-downtown-blast

A new suspect has been arrested in the Nicosia downtown blast that took place in late January, while the identity of the female victim has yet to be confirmed officially...

14. Wanted: A respected person for assistance effort

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/wanted-a-respected-person-for-assistance-effort

After the cries of despair come the calls for help and the need for long-term support. The victims of the lethal inferno that devastated eastern Attica on July 23 don’t just need words of solidarity but deeds too....

15. Lack of early warning, town planning led to high death toll, study finds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lack-of-early-warning-town-planning-led-to-high-death-toll-study-finds

Authorities’ failure to issue a timely warning about the approaching wildfire that scorched the town of Mati, a popular tourist resort 17 miles east of Athens, left “almost zero time between realizing the danger and reacting to it,” according to a preliminary inquiry into the deadly inferno released Tuesday by the University of Athens. ...

16. Cypriots Stand by Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-stand-by-greece

A radio marathon and a concert are taking place in Cyprus to show support to the victims of last week’s deadly wildfires in Greece...

17. The state we’re in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-state-we-re-in

A great European leader – and a true friend of Greece – once said that Greeks were a great nation, but their state is a mess....

18. Cypriot crews in Greek fires on their way back

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-crews-in-greek-fires-on-their-way-back

Cypriot first responders who rushed to help in the Greek wildfires are getting ready to come back, after what has been undoubtedly a horrifying challenge for even experienced professionals...

19. Search continues as wildfires death toll climbs to 80

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/search-continues-as-wildfires-death-toll-climbs-to-80

Rescue crews Wednesday continued to search the seaside areas northeast of Athens that were the worst affected by wildfires to locate any further victims, as the official death toll rose to 80...

20. Cyprus offers €10 million to Greek fire victims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-offers-€10-million-to-greek-fire-victims

The government of the Republic of Cyprus is offering €10 million to the fire victims in Greece, calling on citizenry and local businesses to do their share as well...

21. Greek wildfire death toll rises

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-wildfire-death-toll-rises-to-50

Greece’s Red Cross organization said on Tuesday the bodies of around 26 victims of a devastating forest fire east of Athens had been discovered, substantially raising a death toll from an inferno which ravaged the area on Monday evening...

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