Four Egyptian farm workers who died trying to escape Cyprus’ largest-ever wildfire on July 3 were buried in Egypt after their bodies were flown home. Thousands of people gathered at the central
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen arrives in Cyprus on Wednesday for a two-day visit to meet firefighters in the wildfire area and deliver the government’s Recovery and Resilience Plan approval.
Trade unions and migrant support groups want a probe into the working conditions of four Egyptian labourers who died in the huge wildfire, arguing racism influenced how the incident unfolded. Unions PEO
At least 80 homes were destroyed during the island’s worst-ever forest fire, with the cost of the destruction running into millions of euros. The devastating fire that started in the Limassol village
With Cyprus coming to terms with the devastating fire at Arakapas, the worst in the island’s recent history, the government denies it responded slowly to the emergency. The deadly wildfire claimed the
Cyprus on Saturday requested emergency assistance from Israel and the European Union to help contain a large bush fire raging out of control in the rural hinterland, said Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides.
Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci has thanked the Cyprus government after it sent two aircraft to fight a wildfire in the breakaway north of the island. A fixed-wing aircraft and a helicopter