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1. Rescuers brave flames to save dog in Paphos wildfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rescuers-brave-flames-to-save-dog-in-paphos-wildfire

The dedication and bravery of firefighting teams and volunteer groups are crucial every summer as they battle the fires that plague the island of Cyprus. A recent rescue effort has captured the hearts of many, highlighted by a poignant photo of a rescuer cradling a dog in his arms....

2. Over 100 animals killed in Paphos wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-100-animals-killed-in-paphos-wildfires

Recent fires have destroyed more than 3,000 hectares of farmland in the Paphos region, impacting the areas of Psathi, Polemi, Choulou, and Agios Dimitrianos, according to Deputy Director of the Agriculture Department Konstantis Spanassiis. ...

3. Farmakas wildfire linked to EAC equipment failure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farmakas-wildfire-linked-to-eac-equipment-failure

A fire that ravaged 3.2 square kilometers in Farmakas was determined to have been sparked by a short circuit in an EAC transformer, according to statements from both the Fire Service and EAC officials....

4. Ministry takes action against illegal dumping sites fueling fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-takes-action-against-illegal-dumping-sites-fueling-fires

The big fire in Paphos has exposed some major issues: not only were the firefighting resources inadequate, but it also showed the government's long-standing negligence regarding illegal fires. ...

5. Fires devastate homes and solar park, communities reeling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fires-devastate-homes-and-solar-park-communities-reeling

Twenty-one houses, including three completely destroyed, were among the casualties of fires that swept through the Paphos district over the last two days, Deputy Prefect George Chrysafini reported Wednesday....

6. Wildfire subsides, surveying of damage begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wildfire-subsides-surveying-of-damages-begin

The raging fire in Paphos has subsided, according to statements made by the Minister of Agriculture following the Council of Ministers meeting....

7. Wildfire ignites resident anger and blame game

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wildfire-ignites-resident-anger-and-blame-game

Residents' anger simmered over delayed aircraft response during Tuesday's fire outbreak in the Polemio-Psathi area, coupled with authorities' failure to curb illegal dumping, which likely sparked the blaze...

8. Heatwave intensifies as wildfires rage in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heatwave-intensifies-as-wildfires-rage-in-paphos

9. Fire rages out of control, illegal garbage dump possible cause (pics)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fire-rages-out-of-control-illegal-garbage-dump-possible-cause-pics

A fire that broke out around 12:39 on Tuesday afternoon between the communities of Psathi and Polemi in Paphos is still raging out of control, and has spread to the communities of Kourtaka,...

10. Raging wildfire forces evacuations from villages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/raging-wildfire-forces-evacuations-from-villages

Firefighting efforts in the Paphos district are reaching superhuman levels as authorities battle a massive blaze that erupted on Tuesday, June 11, in the community of Yiolou. According to the latest updates, the Police have called on more personnel to assist in combating the fire....

11. Cyprus adds six new firefighting aircraft to its arsenal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adds-six-new-firefighting-aircraft-to-its-arsenal

Cyprus has enhanced its firefighting capabilities with the addition of six new aircraft, announced the Department of Forests of the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development, and Environment on Tuesday....

12. Bison return to Portugal after thousands of years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bison-return-to-portugal-after-thousands-of-years

Rewilding Europe is thrilled to announce the arrival of a small herd of bison in a large valley in Portugal....

13. Forest fires ravage Cyprus, authorities issue red alert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/forest-fires-ravage-cyprus-authorities-issue-red-alert

A series of wildfires have engulfed parts of Cyprus, prompting urgent response efforts from firefighting teams....

14. 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....

15. 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....

16. 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....

17. 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,...

18. 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,...

19. 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....

20. 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....

21. 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. ...

22. 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. ...

23. 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. ...

24. 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....

25. 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....

26. 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....

27. 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....

28. 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....

29. 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....

30. 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,...

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