The rise in school bullying in Cyprus necessitates urgent legislative reforms to strengthen prevention and intervention. Current laws must be updated to reflect the evolving educational landscape, introduce better support systems for atrisk children, and promote therapeutic school environments. Additionally, peer support and empowerment of victims are critical for creating safer educational settings and addressing gangrelated behavior.
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A school bus engine caught fire in Aglantzia near the Filoxenia roundabout. The driver’s quick response led to a safe evacuation of all students on board. Emergency services from the Acropolis fire station swiftly extinguished the fire, averting a potential tragedy. Investigations are ongoing to determine the cause.