Cyprus fire service says understaffed

Cyprus’ fire service has refuted Eurostat’s figures showing firefighters make up around 0.4% of the workforce as it would translate into 1,622 personnel which is not the case. “We would like to

Villages evacuated in north as fire rages

Kyrenia villages in the Turkish-occupied north are being evacuated as a wildfire spreads, with the Israeli and Cyprus governments sending firefighting aircraft to help. The two Israeli aircraft were expected to fly

Six cars torched in football violence

Six cars were torched during a football match in Limassol while a father and son were attacked by opposing fans, as more incidents of hooliganism blight the game. The cars were set

Cyprus to toughen pandemic, fire-starter laws

Attorney-General George Savvides and House President Annita Demetriou agree on replacing antiquated laws on contagious diseases and preventing wildfires with more effective rules and stricter fines. They had a meeting to examine