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

No price tag on fire response

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said it bluntly: “Implementation, implementation, implementation.” That is what Cyprus must do immediately to alleviate the pain of the 80 or so households, farms and


Biggest deadly fire brought under control

A deadly fire in the south-eastern foothill of Troodos that burnt through 10 villages across Limassol and Larnaca, claiming the lives of four Egyptian farmworkers, was brought under control Monday after a