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23 July, 2024
 

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121. Exness pledges 300,000 euro in financial support following devastating wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/exness-pledges-300-000-euro-in-financial-support-following-devastating-wildfires

Cyprus wakes up to another grim day following what has been characterized as the most devastating fire in the history of the island....

122. 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...

123. 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...

124. Cyprus scrambles to contain chaotic wildfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-to-contain-chaotic-wildfire

Villages in Limassol and Larnaca districts were being evacuated on Saturday due to a huge wildfire fire raging through rural communities, with Cypriot police arresting a suspect and the government appealing for aid from EU partners and Israel...

125. Temps in Cyprus shoot up during heat burst

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/temps-in-cyprus-shoot-up-during-heat-burst

Two warnings, an orange alert for extreme high temperature and a red warning for fires, have been issued for Cyprus as a heat burst on Friday is expected to take its toll on the island...

126. Officials say wildfire was not malicious

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-say-wildfire-was-not-malicious

A huge wildfire in rural Nicosia was contained by Thursday morning after a difficult operation overnight, with officials saying the blaze was not the result of a malicious act but an investigation is still pending...

127. Massive effort underway in Paphos fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-effort-underway-in-paphos-fires

A huge wildfire was reported in Paphos on Monday morning, with local media saying a “massive effort” was underway in response to multiple arson attacks just south of Paphos Forest...

128. House President continues contacts in Australia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-president-continues-contacts-in-australia

President of the House of Representatives Demetris Syllouris continued his contacts in Australia, in the framework of an official visit heading a parliamentary delegation, during which he discussed the Cyprus issue, developments in the Eastern Mediterranean, Turkey’s military operations, avoiding double taxation, and bilateral cooperation. ...

129. 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...

130. 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...

131. 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...

132. 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...

133. 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...

134. 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...

135. 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...

136. 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...

137. 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...

138. 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. ...

139. 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...

140. 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....

141. 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...

142. 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...

143. 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...

144. 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...

145. 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

146. 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...

147. 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...

148. Macheras forest fire under control

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

149. Deloitte: 2nd Cyprus Open Data Hackathon

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

150. 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. ...

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