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1. 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. ...

2. 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. ...

3. 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....

4. 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....

5. 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....

6. 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....

7. 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....

8. 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....

9. 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....

10. 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....

11. 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....

12. 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....

13. 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....

14. 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....

15. 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....

16. 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....

17. 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....

18. 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....

19. Did Cyprus President really party during crisis?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/did-cyprus-president-really-party-during-crisis

During the summer of 2021, a photo of Nicos Anastasiades with Takis Zacharato and Angela Demetriou went viral for all the wrong reasons. It wasn't just how the leader of an otherwise serious state chose to have fun, but also the timing that made it so....

20. Tragic death of 7-year-old Maui boy found burned in car

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tragic-death-of-7-year-old-maui-boy-found-burned-in-car

A seven-year-old boy has been found dead in a burned out car in Maui amid fears children will make up a large number of those who perished in the devastating wildfires....

21. Downed power line suspected in fatal Maui wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/downed-power-line-suspected-in-fatal-maui-wildfires

Awakened by howling winds that tore through his Maui neighborhood, Shane Treu went out at dawn and saw a wooden power pole suddenly snap with a flash, its sparking, popping line falling to the dry grass below and quickly igniting a row of flames. ...

22. Gunpoint robberies follow Maui wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gunpoint-robberies-follow-maui-wildfires

Desperate survivors in Lahaina are robbing people at gunpoint as they wait for food and shelter in the aftermath of the Maui wildfires, Hawaiian locals said....

23. Tourism's dynamic future: Adapting to change from within

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/tourism-s-dynamic-future-adapting-to-change-from-within

It's something we've heard many times from tourism authorities, that 2019 should no longer be used as a point of reference for tourism....

24. Death toll reaches 55 in Maui wildfires with more lives feared lost

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/death-toll-reaches-55-in-maui-wildfires-with-more-lives-feared-lost

The death toll from the devastating wildfires on the island of Maui, Hawaii, has now climbed to 55 – as officials warned that the loss of life is expected to rise further....

25. Wildfire resurges in Limassol mountains amidst strong winds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wildfire-resurges-in-limassol-mountains-amidst-strong-winds

A massive fire broke out in the mountainous area of Limassol on Sunday afternoon (6/8), fueled by strong winds that made firefighting efforts challenging. The fire, which resurged in Alassa before rapidly spreading to other regions, posed a significant threat to the local communities and natural habitats....

26. Renowned musician's legacy lost in wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/renowned-musician-s-legacy-lost-in-wildfires

The country house of the renowned musician Stelios Argyris was reduced to ashes in a devastating fire that struck Apesia. As per Christina Argyris, his daughter, the flames engulfed her father's precious sound work, leaving only the scores of his masterpieces in her possession, with no sound tapes remaining....

27. International aid rushed to tackle wildfire in mountain communities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/international-aid-rushed-to-tackle-wildfire-in-mountain-communities

A wildfire that ignited between the communities of Korfi, Alassa, and Iasa at noon on Sunday continues to rage out of control, posing a severe threat to the region. The fire has led to evacuations and widespread smoke, reaching as far as the city of Limassol itself. ...

28. Over 100 arrested for starting Rhodes wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-100-arrested-for-starting-rhodes-wildfires

More than 100 people have been arrested for starting fires in 2023, with 10 cases including arson with intent....

29. Coastal areas and mountains to offer cooler relief

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coastal-areas-and-mountains-to-offer-cooler-relief

The Greek Meteorology Department issued a new yellow warning for high temperatures and a fire hazard alert on Thursday (03/08). ...

30. Rhodes' heartbreaking farewell

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rhodes-heartbreaking-farewell

Standing outside the blackened shell of what used to be his restaurant, Dimitris Hajifotis laments a livelihood lost to wildfires raging on the Greek island of Rhodes this week....

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