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1. Spain, Portugal, and Morocco to hit 46°C this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spain-portugal-and-morocco-to-hit-46°c-this-week

British families heading to Spain, Portugal, and Morocco this week are being warned to brace for a severe heatwave, with temperatures expected to reach up to 46°C....

2. Delving into the mind of an arsonist

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/delving-into-the-mind-of-an-arsonist

Amid a summer plagued by arson-induced wildfires, authorities in Cyprus are grappling with understanding the motives behind these destructive acts and how to prevent them. ...

3. Kiosk owner faces charges for selling fireworks to minors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kiosk-owner-faces-charges-for-selling-fireworks-to-minors

Criminal charges are pending against a kiosk owner in Cyprus following allegations that fireworks sold to minors ignited a fire in Trimiklini, authorities said....

4. 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. ...

5. 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. ...

6. 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....

7. Heatwave intensifies as wildfires rage in Paphos

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

8. 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,...

9. 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....

10. 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....

11. 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....

12. 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....

13. 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....

14. 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....

15. 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,...

16. 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,...

17. 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....

18. 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. ...

19. 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. ...

20. 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. ...

21. 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....

22. 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....

23. 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....

24. 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....

25. 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....

26. 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....

27. 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....

28. 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....

29. 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....

30. 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....

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