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1. 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....

2. Firefighters continue to battle raging blaze in Agios Syla

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/firefighters-continue-to-battel-raging-blaze-in-agios-syla

A fire that broke out yesterday afternoon in the industrial area of Agios Syla in Limassol has prompted aerial water drops since the first light of day....

3. 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....

4. Fireworks banned amid wildfire concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/fireworks-banned-amid-wildfire-concerns

In light of recent fire outbreaks in the village of Kouklion, located in Cyprus' Paphos district, the Mines and Quarries Service, a department under the Ministry of Agriculture,...

5. 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,...

6. Athens blanketed in Sahara dust, city bathed in orange glow

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-blanketed-in-sahara-dust-city-bathed-in-orange-glow

Clouds of dust from the Sahara covered Athens and other Greek cities on Tuesday, one of the worst such episodes to hit the country since 2018, officials said....

7. 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....

8. Cyprus welcomes 259 new Fire Service members

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-welcomes-259-new-fire-service-members

Minister of Justice and Public Order, Marios Charalambous, announced the imminent completion of the recruitment process for 259 new firefighters, bolstering the current Fire Service strength of 680 members. ...

9. Texas battles largest blaze in state history as fire torches 1M acres

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/texas-battles-largest-blaze-in-state-history-as-fire-torches-1m-acres

At least two people have lost their lives as massive wildfires tear through the Texas Panhandle, threatening homes, livestock, and livelihoods. ...

10. Big news! New EU data rules give you more control

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/big-news-new-eu-data-rules-give-you-more-control

In a significant development, the European Union's Data Act officially came into force today, ushering in a new era for data access and privacy in the EU market. ...

11. London's Imperial College aids in wildfire management

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/imperial-college-london-aids-in-wildfire-management

Cyprus is benefiting from the expertise of one of the world's leading scientific teams specializing in fire management. Professor Guillermo Rein's team from Imperial College London is currently in Cyprus to share their invaluable knowledge and research on a critical issue for the island: wildfires....

12. Agios Silas wildfire sparks emergency response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/agios-silas-wildfire-sparks-emergency-response

A wildfire ignited on Monday afternoon in the vicinity of Agios Silas, Limassol, Cyprus, threatening dry grasslands and wild vegetation. The incident was reported to local authorities, and an immediate response was initiated to contain the blaze....

13. Deadly mirage for birds with over 1,000 fatal collisions in a single day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-mirage-for-birds-with-over-1-000-fatal-collisions-in-a-single-day

In a grim escalation of tensions, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) have accused Hamas of taking "hostages and prisoners of war," according to Brig. Gen. Daniel Hagari, the IDF spokesperson....

14. Flames rage at Geri recycling plant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flames-rage-at-geri-recycling-plant

Fire ignited at 05:42 on Friday morning, engulfing a recycling plant located in the heart of the Industrial Area in Geri....

15. Koilani battle against wildfire rages on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/koilani-battle-against-wildfire-rages-on

What began as a tranquil day in Koilani and Omodos took a nightmarish turn as a significant wildfire erupted on Thursday, September 14th, around noon....

16. Greek shipping Minister's exit shakes government after fatal ferry incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-shipping-minister-s-exit-shakes-government-after-fatal-ferry-incident

Shipping Minister Miltiadis Varvitsiotis announced his resignation on Monday, a few days after the death of a ferry passenger who was forcefully pushed off a ferry in Piraeus last week....

17. Greece grapples with deadly floods amidst storm 'Daniel' (Video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-grapples-with-deadly-floods-amidst-storm-daniel

Central Greece faces a dire situation as heavy rains from Storm Daniel have led to severe flooding in multiple areas. According to a report by Greek Reporter, the village of Palamas has been transformed into a massive lake,...

18. Cyprus-Greece-Israel trilateral meeting ends on high note

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-israel-trilateral-meeting-ends-on-high-note

The Cyprus-Greece-Israel trilateral meeting led by Nicos Christodoulides, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, and Benjamin Netanyahu has successfully concluded its discussions....

19. 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....

20. 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....

21. The deafening silence of the forests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-deafening-silence-of-the-forests

Bass Rock is an island not too far off the coast of Scotland, east of Edinburgh. It is home to the largest northern gannet (Morus bassanus) colony in the world, hosting nearly 75,000 couples each year....

22. 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....

23. Cyprus joins Greece's wildfire battle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-joins-greece-s-wildfire-battle

A mission from Cyprus departed early on Friday for Greece to assist in the efforts to extinguish the fire in Mount Parnitha....

24. Wildfires ignite political backlash amidst growing anger

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-wildfires

As thick black smoke filled the Athenian sky and blazes consumed homes in the suburbs, a political firestorm broke out among Greek politicians Wednesday....

25. 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....

26. Two migrant children among the dead from Evros fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-migrant-children-among-the-dead-from-evros-fires

Eighteen people died in the village of Avantas in Evros, northeastern Greece, where fires raged on Tuesday for a fourth straight day, along with dozens of new blazes....

27. Joe Biden's Maui tour overshadowed by 'sleeping' video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/joe-biden-s-maui-tour-overshadowed-by-sleeping-video

President Joe Biden arrived in fire-ravaged Maui on Monday to witness the aftermath of a devastating inferno that left widespread destruction and claimed the lives of at least 115 people more than a week ago....

28. 18 charred bodies of immigrants found in Evros fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/18-charred-bodies-of-immigrants-found-in-evros-fire

Amidst the relentless wildfires that have engulfed Greece, at least 18 charred bodies of immigrants have been discovered in the scorched expanse of Dadia Forest in Evros....

29. Evacuations ordered NW of Athens as blaze ravages villages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/evacuations-ordered-nw-of-athens-as-blaze-ravages-villages

Greek authorities ordered the evacuation of two villages in the central Viotia region, about 100 kilometers (60 miles) northwest of Athens after a forest fire broke out Monday morning....

30. Over-70 victims of Maui fires identified

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-70-victims-of-maui-fires-identified

As the first victims of the fires that scorched Maui are identified by authorities and family members, an early pattern has emerged. Many who perished were over the age of 70....

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