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1. Educator in Stavros’ school under investigation

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teacher-in-stavros-school-under-investigation

An internal probe into a ‘problem teacher in connection with the fatal injury of a 10-year-old student has angered union teachers, who visited the school premises while their colleagues were talking to investigators...

2. Another move forward in building Athens' first mosque

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-move-forward-in-building-athens-first-mosque

Another step has been taken toward the opening of Athens’ first mosque after the Education Ministry launched an online public debate on the rules governing its operation...

3. Questions raised over school safety during gym class

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/questions-raised-over-school-safety-during-gym-class

Education Minister Costas Hambiaouris has received the final report on the circumstances surrounding the death of a 10-year-old student in Larnaca, but people are already raising questions about safety on school premises during gym class...

4. International congress on Greece and Cyprus geoparks

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/international-congress-on-greece-and-cyprus-geoparks

The first International Congress of UNESCO Geoparks in Greece and Cyprus will take place in Athens on Thursday and Friday...

5. Doctors strike but there are cracks in their united front

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctors-strike-but-there-are-cracks-in-their-united-front

State doctors are going forward with a two-hour work stoppage in public hospitals to protest what they call “unworkable conditions” but there are already cracks in their united front...

6. Doctors clash with minister following boy's death

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctorts-clash-with-minister-following-boy-s-death

State doctors say working conditions are to blame for the death of a school boy that led to the arrest of two emergency medics, with the health minister describing the connection as “most unfortunate” as the incident is under three separate investigations...

7. Cyprus doctors in custody following school boy’s death

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-larnaca-doctors-arrested-in-school-boy-s-death

Two state doctors in Larnaca are in custody following the death of a 10-year-old boy who sustained a head injury during gym class, with his mother blaming ER medics for being incompetent in diagnosing an internal head trauma promptly...

8. New British High Commissioner wants to deepen special relationship

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-british-high-commissioner-wants-to-deepen-special-relationship

On presenting his credential in Nicosia new British High Commissioner in Cyprus Stephen Lillie said there was a great deal for the two countries to celebrate despite the complexities....

9. TUI plans to bring more German tourists to Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/tui-plans-to-bring-more-german-tourists-to-cyprus

TUI holiday operator hopes to bring more German tourists to Cyprus next year, starting in the summer of 2019 while boosting efforts to make the island an all-year-round destination...

10. Don’t get caught up in the East Med energy hype

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/don-t-get-caught-up-in-the-east-med-energy-hype

It is tempting for resource-poor countries to overestimate the promise of newly discovered hydrocarbon resources, particularly in times of need...

11. Cypriot university attracts Greek scholars

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-university-attracts-greek-scholars

Greek academics and students are looking to Cyprus for work and educational opportunities, in hope of escaping the distortions of the Greek market and stubbornly high unemployment...

12. Two Cypriot universities among top 10 in New Europe

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cut-and-ucy-among-top-10-in-new-europe

Two universities in Cyprus have been ranked second and third among best institutions from new EU member states, with institutions from 12 out of 13 countries making the list. ...

13. Group vows to bring road deaths among children down to zero

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/group-vows-to-bring-road-deaths-among-children-down-to-zero

Thirteen children in one decade lost their lives in traffic accidents in Cyprus, while a group advocating for safer roads vows to help turn that number into zero with a lot of hard work...

14. Cyprus hotels in need of staff

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-hotels-in-need-of-staff

Hotel owners are having difficulty in finding staff, due to a number of disagreements with union workers but also immigration rules that put many restrictions on foreign students who are willing to work....

15. Limassol residents want mobile antenna removed

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pissouri-residents-want-antenna-gone-this-year

Pissouri residents threaten to pull their kids out of school if Limassol authorities fail to remove a mobile telephony tower that is transmitting next to the community’s elementary school. Scientists remain unconvinced of any real health risk over wifi signals, but parents insist they don't want to take any chances....

16. Cyprus recovery is being recognised by international agencies

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-recovery-is-being-recognised-by-international-agencies

Fitch does not currently anticipate developments with a high likelihood of leading to a downgrade...

17. Rare glimpse of Assad ties to Russia as his kids enjoy lavish holidays

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rare-glimpse-of-assad-ties-to-russia-as-his-kids-enjoy-lavish-holidays

That Assad’s sons Hafez and Karim and daughter Zein had stayed at the resort last year with a group of other Syrian children was made public only this week...

18. Government seeks common ground in Peyia sea caves controversy

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-seeks-common-ground-in-peyia-sea-caves-controversy

An internationally-renowned expert is coming to Cyprus to assist the government in conducting a study on the sea caves controversy in Peyia, just weeks after the Green Party filed an official complaint with the EU Commission....

19. Supply teachers go on strike

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/adjunct-school-teachers-go-on-strike

20. South Africa's Zuma appears in court on corruption charges

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/south-africa-s-zuma-appears-in-court-on-corruption-charges

Thousands of Zuma supporters gathered to express solidarity with a leader they say is the victim of a politically motivated witchhunt...

21. A solution is the only way forward for Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-solution-is-the-only-way-forward-for-cyprus

The Cyprus issue is not a dice roll, but the dilemma that Cypriots once had – either we solve it or we stay as is – is no longer valid...

22. A majority of young Cypriots work weekends

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/a-majority-of-young-cypriots-work-weekends

Recession-hit Greece had the highest figure with almost half of young employed Greeks (47%) reported working on weekends...

23. Only 5% of Cypriots train to improve their hobbies

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/only-5-of-cypriots-train-to-improve-their-hobbies

Training related to hobbies includes non-formal learning activities, which improve knowledge, skills and qualifications for personal or social reasons...

24. Starbucks coffee in California must have cancer warning

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/starbucks-coffee-in-california-must-have-cancer-warning

A not-for-profit group sued 90 coffee retailers, including Starbucks, for violating California law requiring companies to warn consumers of chemicals in their products ...

25. Cyprus decriminalises early term abortion

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-decriminalises-early-term-abortion

A majority of MPs on Friday voted to decriminalise abortion by amending the island’s criminal code to make early-term pregnancy terminations risk-free. But more work is to be done in the House on additional legislation on a range of related issues....

26. Guardian criticized over Greek crisis tour

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/guardian-criticized-over-greek-crisis-tour

The Guardian newspaper is arranging an “educational and informative tour of modern Greece, exploring the lessons learned from Greece’s financial crisis.” ...

27. Some 68% of young unemployed Cypriots are unwilling to move for a job

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/some-68-of-young-unemployed-cypriots-are-unwilling-to-move-for-a-job

Out of the employed population, aged 20-34, in Cyprus in 2016, 87% did not move at all to get a job...

28. New dust rules for schools

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-dust-rules-for-schools

High dust levels are expected to drop as rain sets in, but schools are not taking a chance on their students and are taking measures against outdoor exposure. Meanwhile, cooler and rainy weather is expected to clear the atmosphere while temperatures will rise again by Friday. ...

29. University of Cyprus among world's best

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/university-of-cyprus-among-world-s-best

US News examines the 1250 best schools and colleges of higher education using a wide range of criteria...

30. Ayia Napa is not the new Monte Carlo

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/ayia-napa-is-not-the-new-monte-carlo

In order to improve the image and quality of Ayia Napa, the real perpetrator has to be identified because a crime has been committed in the area and the culprit is our very own greedy, pretentious attitude....