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1. Britain’s Cypriot dialect under pressure

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-s-cypriot-dialect-under-pressure

London, 1990. Six-year old Skevi, of Cypriot background, was late for class at her Greek community school, which left her unable to find somewhere to sit....

2. Petrides announces 5 mln euros for development projects in 94 communities

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/petrides-announces-5-mln-euros-for-development-projects-in-94-communities

Interior Minister Constantinos Petrides has announced that 5 mln euros have been allocated for this year to carry out 115 small development projects in 94 communities mostly in the mountain regions of the island....

3. Forbes calls Wilbur Ross a ‘grifter’

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/forbes-calls-wilbur-ross-a-‘grifter

US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, the former vice-chairman of Bank of Cyprus, is being accused of being a grifter, following allegations that he swindled associates out of millions...

4. Price caps on gasoline in some islands expected

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/price-caps-on-gasoline-in-some-islands-expected

The authorities are expected to impose a two-month price cap on fuel prices in the southern Aegean islands where unleaded gasoline has soared to almost 2 euros per liter....

5. Struggle for survivors of fire trying to return to normalcy

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/struggle-for-survivors-of-fire-trying-to-return-to-normalcy

Survivors of last month’s deadly blazes on the outskirts of Attica are struggling to cope while experts are warning of the public health risks posed by toxic ash in the afflicted areas, Kathimerini has learned....

6. ARIS celebrates six month anniversary

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/aris-celebrates-six-month-anniversary

ARIS, which stands for A Really Inspiring Space, opened its doors to its first resident startups in February 2018. Last Monday, on the 6th of August, the achievements of those startups were celebrated during a summer networking event entitled “Creating Value Through Innovation, in an Ever Changing Global Environment”...

7. Experts warn of pollution in areas hit by Attica wildfires

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-warn-of-pollution-in-areas-hit-by-attica-wildfires

As a judicial investigation into last month’s catastrophic wildfires in parts of Attica gathers pace, experts have warned of toxic pollution in the areas affected by the blazes....

8. Strategy in Attica fire fight was deficien

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strategy-in-attica-fire-fight-was-deficien

As finger-pointing and recriminations continue over who or what was to blame for last month’s disastrous wildfires in Attica, Kathimerini has learned that serious operational problems and bad communication hampered efforts to douse the blazes....

9. City of Dreams will feature Cypriot architecture

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/city-of-dreams-will-feature-cypriot-architecture

Members of the Limassol Chamber of Commerce & Industry had a chance to interact with Cyprus Casinos executives in an effort to learn about the future prospects of the enterprise, ranging from architecture to quality gaming...

10. Identified wildfire victims reach 76, eight remain missing

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/identified-wildfire-victims-reach-76-eight-remain-missing

Seventy six victims of the wildfire that gutted a coastal town in east Attica killing at least 91 people and injuring scores have been identified, the police’s criminal investigation division said on Wednesday in its latest briefing....

11. Government muddying waters over who is responsible for deadly fires

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-muddying-waters-over-who-is-responsible-for-deadly-fires

In the aftermath of what was the worst fire in Greece’s modern history, the government is coming under increasing criticism for failing to provide clear-cut information on the number of missing and for allegedly trying to muddy the waters over who is responsible....

12. Kammenos defends government's response to blaze

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kammenos-defends-government-s-response-to-blaze

Defense Minister Panos Kammenos on Monday defended the government’s response to the deadly wildfires east of Athens that have so far claimed at least 91 lives....

13. Security Council renews UNFICYP mandate

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/security-council-renews-unficyp-mandate

The Security Council authorized a six‑month mandate renewal for the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) on Thursday, unanimously adopting resolution 2430 (2018)...

14. It «won» the World Cup, but pressure on Moscow remains

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/it-won-the-world-cup-but-pressure-on-moscow-remains

Such successes, however, provide temporary positive publicity and cannot improve the country’s image, nor can they resolve the major issues that are occupying international public opinion. A series of fronts remain open for the Kremlin, the most important being that with the USA....

15. Dozens of Attica beaches found unfit for swimming

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dozens-of-attica-beaches-found-unfit-for-swimming

Seventy-one out of 323 beaches inspected by the Panhellenic Center for Ecological Research in the Greek capital’s Attica region were found unfit for swimming, with low cleanliness scores going to popular spots like Loutsa, Oropos and Schinias....

16. Energean commits to Eastern Mediterranean

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/energean-commits-to-eastern-mediterranean

Energean is seeking approval from Cyprus for the Greek oil and gas firm to build a pipeline from its Israeli offshore gas fields and import 0.5 to 1 billion cubic meters of gas a year to the island...

17. Ditch the bag or pay the charge

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ditch-the-bag-or-pay-the-charge

Supermarkets and other shops will be required to charge customers for plastic bags on Sunday, based on a new executive order by the President’s Cabinet...

18. Customs boost petrol inspections from the north

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/customs-boost-petrol-inspections-from-the-north

The Customs Department says it will intensify inspections at crossing points to crack down on gasoline bought in the north of the island, warning that officials could confiscate containers and even impound vehicles if there is a law violation...

19. Take-away lessons from 'Cyprus in the digital agenda'

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/take-away-lessons-from-cyprus-in-the-digital-agenda

Cyprus is turning the page in the digital age era but there are still many steps in the path forward. This appears to be the general conclusion from Thursday’s conference on "Cyprus in the Digital Agenda" organised by Kathimerini newspaper and the SPP MEDIA Group...

20. Paphos airport wins accessibility award

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/paphos-airport-wins-accessibility-award

Paphos International Airport has won an award for being the most accessible airport in Europe during this week’s Airports Council International conference in Brussels...

21. Suspected Paphos arsonist released from custody

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspected-paphos-arsonist-released-from-custody

A 58-year-old suspected arsonist, who was released from custody Tuesday, will still face charges in connection with a Monday fire in Trachypedoulas...

22. Committee on Cyprus missing has more work to do

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/committee-on-cyprus-missing-has-more-work-to-do

The Committee on Missing Persons says they need to start opening graves to obtain DNA, just days after media reports said CMP was slowing down, but the task ahead is difficult and in need of cash...

23. State doctors up in arms over medical school bill

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-doctors-up-in-arms-over-medical-school

State doctors are once again speaking out against government efforts that would create proper medical schools in state public hospitals, with union representatives warning to take action...

24. Officials say hot weather manageable so far

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/weather

Officials say a yellow weather warning on Saturday played a role towards helping reduce heat stroke incidents, with Sunday temperatures rolling back and a chance of rain showers Monday and Tuesday...

25. Publicising court rulings blocked due to GDPR

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/publicising-court-rulings-blocked-due-to-gdpr

The Supreme Court has decided to block the publicising of court rulings until special legislation can be enacted that would comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation...

26. Ecumenical Patriarch on ‘green’ offensive

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ecumenical-patriarch-on-‘green-offensive

Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomaios, the spiritual leader of the world’s Orthodox Christians, inaugurated an international environmental conference on the island of Spetses, southwest of Athens, on Wednesday....

27. Little boy’s pool incident exposes safety risks

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/little-boy-s-pool-incident-exposes-safety-risks

A pool incident where a young child almost drowned is raising concerns over safety, with the Green party weighing in trying to find ways to propose additional legislation for private swimming sites...

28. Out-of-towner enters Nicosia competition

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/out-of-towner-supermarket-enters-nicosia-competition

Papantoniou Supermarkets is getting ready to set up shop in the middle of a tough competitive market in western Nicosia, where other giants also stake a claim, but there are still some permit hurdles for the out-of-town family...

29. Treppides Annual event in Moscow

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/treppides-annual-event-in-moscow

K. Treppides & Co Limited is delighted to announce its annual event in Moscow taking place on the 6th of June 2018...

30. Achna says no to crocs anywhere in Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/achna-says-no-to-crocs-anywhere-in-cyprus

The Achna local council has voted down the creation of a crocodile park in the area, following loud objections from local residents, who essentially are now blocking any further steps by the company on the island...