Massive Limassol fire partly under control

A massive wildfire that erupted in the mountains near Limassol on Wednesday, has been partly brought under control after an all-night battle with the flames, said the Fire Department. So far, the

Blaze at Russian Cultural Centre raises doubts

A large fire caused extensive damage to Cyprus’ landmark Russian Cultural Centre in the heart of the capital Nicosia with authorities not ruling out malicious intent, the fire service said Wednesday. The

Huge blaze in north under control

A devastating three-day blaze in the Turkish occupied north was brought under control Friday with the help of firefighting aircraft from Israel, the Cyprus Republic, and the British bases. In comments to

Russia attacks nuclear plant, blaze extinguished

Russian troops attacked Europe’s largest nuclear power plant on Friday, setting part of the Ukrainian facility ablaze in an assault the country’s leader branded “nuclear terror” and said could endanger the continent.

Government standing by blaze victims

Two days after the devastating Cyprus blaze that turned mountain areas of Limassol and Larnaca district into ashes, Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis said everything possible is being done to support those affected.

Farmer arrested, four die in forest fires

A farmer has been arrested for possibly causing the fires that broke out in Cyprus on Saturday, burning forest land and leading to the death of four Egyptian workers. Limassol District Court