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1. Minister suspects dissent in Akamas fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-suspects-dissent-in-akamas-fires

The fire department has called for backup in fighting multiple blazes in Akamas and other areas, with the agriculture minister saying the fires “can’t be a coincidence” as government policies move forward...

2. Fire near Limassol community contained

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fire-raging-outside-a-limassol-community

A large wildfire was raging outside a community in Limassol district, with officials saying battling the blaze was difficult due to limited access in the area while the risk of re-ignitions remained high...

3. Officials raise red flag over risk of wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/department-raises-red-flag-over-risk-of-fire

The Department of Forests has issued a new “red alert” for Tuesday citing a high risk of wildfires throughout the island...

4. Two Sunday fires put out in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-sunday-fires-put-out-in-paphos

Two simultaneous wildfires were contained on Sunday in Paphos district, with officials monitoring the area for possible re-ignitions fires...

5. Limassol fire put out completely

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-fire-put-out-by-afternoon

Officials say the Limassol wildfire which was partially contained on Tuesday was completely extinguished on Wednesday afternoon...

6. Villages evacuated in Greek wildfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/villages-evacuated-in-greek-wildfire

Aircraft sprayed water early on Wednesday in a bid to douse the flames of a huge wildfire on the Greek island of Evia that had prompted the evacuation of villages and spurred an appeal from authorities for assistance from European partners...

7. Man arrested following Limassol wildfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/one-arrested-following-limassol-wildfire

One suspect was detained for questioning by police in connection with a Monday wildfire in Limassol district, which continue to rage overnight and was said to have been partially contained by the early morning...

8. Forest department on high alert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/forest-department-on-high-alert

The Department of Forests says the chance of a disastrous blaze is very real in Cyprus, with a much greater risk threatening forests but also people’s lives...

9. Autopsy inconclusive for woman in Tseri bushfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/autopsy-scheduled-for-woman-in-tseri-bushfire

An autopsy was inconclusive in showing the exact cause of death of a Paphos woman, whose charred remains were found in a wildfire in rural Nicosia on Saturday...

10. Ice cubes for tigers as heatwave smashes European records

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ice-cubes-for-tigers-as-heatwave-smashes-european-records

Belgian zookeepers fed chickens in giant ice cubes to tigers on Wednesday as northern Europe baked in record temperatures during another heatwave that climate experts believe could become the new normal. ...

11. Volunteers to enlist as fire lookouts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/volunteers-to-enlist-as-fire-lookouts

A volunteer wildfire lookout programme is set to begin in Cyprus, following public criticism and disdain over preventable fires and arson attacks in forested areas...

12. Deadly mega-fires bring new challenge to Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-mega-fires-bring-new-challenge-to-europe

The European Union describes wildfires as “a serious and increasing threat” across the continent....

13. Dog shelter says Paphos fire was arson

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dog-shelter-says-akamas-fire-was-arson

New horrific details have emerged after a fire was averted outside Akamas, with a Paphos dog shelter saying a hateful act was behind an arson attack that threatened the wellbeing of about a hundred canines under their protection...

14. Fire lookouts following Paphos wildfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/planes-take-off-to-battle-paphos-wildfire

A wildfire that broke out Friday morning in remote areas in Paphos is believed to be a malicious act, with forestry officials calling for aerial support as part of an “offensive tactic” to contain the fire...

15. Cyprus helps fight Israel fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-help-in-israel-fires

Two planes are set to depart for Israel on Friday to join fire fighters who are battling numerous raging fires in a declared emergency...

16. Akamas wildfire contained

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akamas-wildfire-contained

A wildfire that broke out Wednesday morning near Akamas forest has been contained, but officials said it could have been a lot worse...

17. At least 42 fatalities tallied in California's deadliest wildfire ever

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/at-least-42-fatalities-tallied-in-california-s-deadliest-wildfire-ever

18. Possible suspect questioned in Lofou wildfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/possible-suspect-questioned-in-lofou-wildfire

A fire that broke out Saturday and was contained Sunday could be the work of an arsonist, according to officials who are reportedly questioning a person of interest...

19. Vendetta behind Macheras fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/local-resident-arrested-in-macheras-fire

A 48-year-old man was arrested on Thursday in connection with a wildfire in Macheras, where authorities say the burning down of 70 hectares of forest was the result of arson...

20. Macheras forest fire under control

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/macheras-forest-fire-under-control

21. Deloitte: 2nd Cyprus Open Data Hackathon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deloitte-2nd-cyprus-open-data-hackathon

22. Demolitions of illegal homes to begin in mid-September

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/demolitions-of-illegal-homes-to-begin-in-mid-september

Demolitions of homes that were destroyed in last month’s wildfires are to continue next week while work to knock down properties that have been illegally built on forestland or coastlines is expected to start in the middle of September. ...

23. Amid aid delays to fire victims, ND leader visits Mati

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/amid-aid-delays-to-fire-victims-nd-leader-visits-mati

A month after the disastrous wildfires on the outskirts of Attica that claimed the lives of 96 people and destroyed dozens of homes and thousands of hectares of land, the government approved additional aid for victims, as Infrastructure Minister Christos Spirtzis and New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis conducted separate visits to Mati, the coastal settlement east of the capital where dozens died....

24. Fire death toll at 96 in eastern Attica

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fire-death-toll-at-96-in-eastern-attica

The death toll in last month’s deadly wildfire in eastern Attica rose to 96 on Tuesday, after a 68-year-old burns victim succumbed to his injuries....

25. Probe hones in on fire service, regional authority officials

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probe-hones-in-on-fire-service-regional-authority-officials

A judicial investigation into the causes of the disastrous wildfires on the outskirts of Attica last month points to major shortcomings and mistakes by members of Greece’s fire service and regional authorities, Kathimerini understands. ...

26. Mitsotakis: Government wanted to shift blame for deadly blaze

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-government-wanted-to-shift-blame-for-deadly-blaze

Main opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis accused the government of attempting to blame others for the wildfire that killed at least 92 people and injured scores in east Attica in July....

27. Struggle for survivors of fire trying to return to normalcy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/struggle-for-survivors-of-fire-trying-to-return-to-normalcy

Survivors of last month’s deadly blazes on the outskirts of Attica are struggling to cope while experts are warning of the public health risks posed by toxic ash in the afflicted areas, Kathimerini has learned....

28. 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....

29. Experts warn of pollution in areas hit by Attica wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-warn-of-pollution-in-areas-hit-by-attica-wildfires

As a judicial investigation into last month’s catastrophic wildfires in parts of Attica gathers pace, experts have warned of toxic pollution in the areas affected by the blazes....

30. ND accuses gov't of wildfire deaths cover-up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nd-accuses-gov-t-of-wildfire-deaths-cover-up

The government is engaged in a “systematic operation to cover up” last month’s devastating fires in Attica by failing to publish the names of the victims, the main opposition party said on Monday....

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