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‘Wildfire like whirlwind destroying everything’: Cyprus appeals for help to fight blaze ripping through forests

The island nation in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, Cyprus, appealed for international help to fight a huge wildfire described by officials as the worst in the country’s history. The blaze, fanned by strong winds, is spreading through the southern Limassol district and has forced the evacuation of several villages. Dozens of properties have been damaged […]