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61. 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....

62. Cyprus to support Greece's fire battle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-firefighters-to-support-greece-s-fire-battle

The Cypriot mission that contributes to the effort to battle the wildfires in Greece will remain there at least until Thursday, the member of the Cypriot mission and First Class Forestry Officer of the Forestry Department, Stavros Mouchlis, told CNA on Tuesday, noting that, for now, it is unknown when they will return. ...

63. Canadair crash: Journalist breaks down live

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/canadair-crash-journalist-breaks-down-live

The tragic crash of a Canadair in Karysos left a journalist from ERT, Eleni Bouga, visibly shaken as she reported the devastating incident live on television. ...

64. Greek heroes aid fleeing tourists in Rhodes' wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-heroes-aid-fleeing-tourists-in-rhodes-wildfires

A family that escaped the wildfires in Greece has spoken of the speed at which they watched the blaze spread....

65. Greece's wildfire crisis: Severity and root cause

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-wildfire-crisis-severity-and-root-cause

Roaring fires have ripped through Greece, belching thick clouds of choking smoke and forcing tens of thousands of people to flee....

66. Rhodes: 19,000 rescued in Greek history's largest evacuation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rhodes-19-000-rescued-in-greek-history-s-largest-evacuation

Greece is currently facing a severe emergency due to widespread wildfires, prompting the country to initiate its most extensive rescue operation to date....

67. Armed forces' drones to monitor fires in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/armed-forces-drones-to-monitor-fires-in-greece

A modern "tool" with impressive surveillance capabilities is available to the Unified Coordination Center of Operations and Crisis Management of the Civil Protection in the "battle" against wildfires....

68. Ryanair to resume flights despite Greece wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ryanair-to-resume-flights-despite-greece-wildfires

Ryanair has issued an update to UK holidaymakers on flights to Greece as the country battles raging wildfires amid a record-setting heatwave....

69. Corfu wildfires spark mass evacuation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/corfu-wildfires-spark-mass-evacuation

Sea evacuations have begun from a beach in Corfu to transport individuals fleeing wildfires on the Greek island - as scores of Britons await repatriation flights out of Rhodes....

70. Greek wildfires lead to flight cancellations

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Raging wildfires on the Greek island of Rhodes have sparked the evacuation of around 2,000 tourists from its resorts....

71.  2,000 people rescued from Rhodes beaches

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About 2,000 people have been evacuated by sea from two beaches in Rhodes, Fire Service spokesman Yannis Artopios said Saturday evening. He said the evacuation took place “without incident.”...

72. Turkish aircraft fly to Greece's wildfire rescue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-aircraft-fly-to-greece-s-wildfire-rescue

Turkey has become the latest country to offer firefighting aircraft to Greece to assist in the battle against wildfires across the country....

73. West Attica, Rhodes, and Laconia in flames

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/west-attica-rhodes-and-laconia-in-flames

The rekindling of fires in West Attica, the island of Rhodes, and Lefkohoma in Laconia are occupying extensive firefighting forces by land and air, Fire Brigade press spokesperson Lt-Colonel Yiannis Artopoios said....

74. International aid rushed to support Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/international-aid-rushed-to-support-greece

Wildfires burned for a third day west of the Greek capital Athens on Wednesday, destroying forests and homes and spurring evacuations, as authorities braced for a new heatwave that was likely to further stoke tinderbox conditions across the country....

75. 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. ...

76. 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. ...

77. Animal rescues amidst devastating wildfires as over 300 saved, but losses also reported

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/animal-rescues-amidst-devastating-wildfires-as-over-300-saved-but-losses-also-reported

More than 300 cats, dogs, farm animals and horses have been rescued from the East Attica wildfires that flared up on Monday, an Interior Ministry official said on Tuesday, while animal protection groups reported that dozens also perished as the blazes tore through fields, farms, yards and animal shelters....

78. Wildfires force Greeks to flee homes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wildfires-force-greeks-to-flee-homes

Two wildfires, fanned by strong winds, raged uncontrolled through coastal towns near Athens on Monday forcing residents to flee their homes and prompting the evacuation of hundreds of children from a summer camp....

79. Chimp's joyous encounter with the open sky

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chimp-s-joyous-encounter-with-the-open-sky

How sweet is the open sky? A touching video caught the first time that Vanilla the chimpanzee — a 29-year-old survivor of New York’s infamous Laboratory for Experimental Medicine and Surgery in Primates (LEMSIP) — saw the open sky after arriving at the Save the Chimps sanctuary in Fort Pierce, Florida....

80. Man gets eight years in Cyprus’ deadly fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-gets-eight-years-in-cyprus-deadly-fire

An elderly man in Cyprus has been sentenced to eight years in prison after he was found guilty in the fire that killed four Egyptian workers...

81. Climate change and increased wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/climate-change-and-increased-wildfires

The occurrence of the first wildfires just before we officially enter the summer period can be perceived as a warning of the danger that Cyprus faces in experiencing extreme environmental destruction from fires in the coming period....

82. California: Electricity bills based on your paycheck

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/california-electricity-bills-based-on-your-paycheck

Most of the time, what you pay for electricity or water or gas depends on how much you use. Leave the air conditioner and the lights on all night, and your electricity bill will spike. Take long, relaxing bubble baths every day, and your water bill will climb....

83. Man found guilty in Cyprus’ deadly wildfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-found-guilty-in-cyprus-deadly-wildfire

A man was found guilty in the deadly fire that killed four Egyptian workers in 2021, with a Limassol judge ordering him in custody until his sentencing at the end of the month...

84. Locals near buffer zone puzzled over circling plane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-near-buffer-zone-puzzled-over-circling-plane

Two Turkish airplane sightings flying over local areas were reported Thursday by Greek Cypriots near the buffer zone in rural locations outside the divided capital, with UN officials saying they are looking into the incident...

85. TechIsland equipped a new computer class in the Arakapas school after the wildfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/techisland-equipped-a-new-computer-class-in-the-arakapas-school-after-the-wildfire

Non-profit organization TechIsland rebuilt the Regional Primary School in Arakapas, which suffered from a terrible wildfire. The organization has invested more than 200 000 euros in renovating the school. TechIsland also contributed to the opening of a computer class with the help of Asbis, one of the board members of the company. ...

86. US at the ready to lend support to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-at-the-ready-to-lend-support-to-cyprus

Should disaster strike once again, the United States stands ready to lend its support, resources, and expertise to the Republic of Cyprus, US Ambassador Judith Garber assured, pointing out at the same time, that Americans have benefitted directly from the heroism and efficiency of the Civil Defense team in the past....

87. The effects of Global warming on banks and insurance companies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-effects-of-global-warming-on-banks-and-insurance-companies

One of the last print editions of the Economist had the title ‘Say goodbye to 1.5° C’ which refers to the goal of limiting the increase in the average temperature of the planet to 1.5 degrees Celsius...

88. Scientists warn of dire effects as Mediterranean heats up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scientists-warn-of-dire-effects-as-mediterranean-heats-up

While vacationers might enjoy the Mediterranean Sea’s summer warmth, climate scientists are warning of dire consequences for its marine life as it burns up in a series of severe heat waves....

89. Exness donates three fully-equipped firetrucks to the Forests Department of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/exness-donates-three-fully-equipped-firetrucks-to-the-forests-department-of-cyprus

Cyprus-based fintech company Exness has just donated three fully-equipped firetrucks to the Forests Department of Cyprus. This donation is part of the €300,000 pledge made by Exness CEO Petr Valov in 2021, following devastating wildfires across the island....

90. 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...

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