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1. Health tourism professionals cry foul over election of Turkish Cypriot official

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-tourism-professionals-cry-foul-over-election-of-turkish-cypriot-official

The Cyprus Health Services Promotion Board is reportedly disturbed by the appointment of a Turkish Cypriot health official on the Global Healthcare Travel Council, following questions by Edek party MP Kostis Efstathiou...

2. Pee Power of Cypriot scientist travels to Kenya

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pee-power-of-cypriot-scientist-travels-to-kenya

A Cypriot professor is behind a technology that converts urine into electricity that was introduced in Nairobi, Kenya last month, after its successful trial in a boarding school, in Kisoro, Uganda...

3. EU warns Airbnb over unfair practices

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-warns-airbnb-over-unfair-practices

Cyprus hoteliers got a helping hand this week in their fight for more restrictions on Airbnb, following a European Union warning to the American platform to improve its practices or face action by national consumer agencies...

4. Greek airports unprepared for increased traffic volume

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-airports-unprepared-for-increased-traffic-volume

Pressured by the explosive growth of passenger numbers generated by Greece’s expanding tourism market, officials are calling for additional air traffic controllers to ensure safe travel....

5. Paphos passengers stranded for 12 hours

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-passengers-stranded-12-hours-in-double-whammy

Passengers en route to Thessaloniki were forced to wait 12 hours at Paphos International Airport, due to mechanical failures of not one but two planes that were supposed to transport them to their destination...

6. Spehar holds separate meetings with Cypriot leaders

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spehar-holds-separate-meetings-with-cypriot-leaders

Elizabeth Spehar is laying the groundwork with separate meetings with the two Cypriot leaders, just weeks prior to UN special envoy Jane Holl Lute’s visit to the island...

7. Paphos airport trespasser had ‘no malicious intent’

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-airport-trespasser-had-‘no-malicious-intent

The passenger, who missed his flight after being arrested for breaching security at Paphos airport, says he was only trying to get to his plane after his wife told him they were closing the gate to the boarding area...

8. Airtickets.gr, Travelplanet24 suspend sales

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/airtickets-gr-travelplanet24-suspend-sales

Tripsta SA, the parent company of travel sites Airtickets.gr and Travelplanet24, announced on Thursday the suspension of all new ticket sales as part of a radical restructuring of the Greek-owned firm, which has also resulted in the sacking of 180 employees from Athens headquarters....

9. EU leaders under pressure to curb migration

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-under-pressure-to-curb-migration

European Union leaders meet in Brussels on Thursday to agree new measures to restrict arrivals across the Mediterranean as growing popular discontent over immigration puts pressure on governments from Germany to Italy....

10. 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...

11. Six killed in migrant van crash in northern Greece

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/six-killed-in-migrant-van-crash-in-northern-greece

Six people were killed and 10 injured when the mini-van they were traveling in crashed on the Egnatia Odos highway in northern Greece on Friday morning. ...

12. Last four Turkish officers freed

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/last-four-turkish-officers-freed

The last four Turkish servicemen of the eight who fled to Greece after the coup attempt in Turkey in 2016 left the police station at the Olympic Village where they were being held on Monday, as the 18 months of maximum detention had expired....

13. Capital controls eased further as of Monday

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/capital-controls-eased-further-as-of-monday

Capital controls were eased further on Monday with depositors now permitted to withdraw a monthly maximum of 5,000 euros from bank accounts, up from 2,300 euros....

14. Cyprus under flood watch until 6pm

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-under-flood-watch-until-6pm

A flood watch is in effect due to heavy rainfall in parts of Cyprus, with authorities saying there are traffic delays due to weather and even electricity outages...

15. Akaki Peristerona road closes due to stormy weather

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akaki-peristerona-road-closes-due-to-stormy-weather

The Peristerona – Akaki road is closed due to strong winds and heavy rain that have affected the area earlier on Tuesday, causing water and muddy puddles along the way...

16. Greece, FYROM name dispute talks narrow, intensify, says UN envoy

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-fyrom-name-dispute-talks-narrow-intensify-says-un-envoy

Talks to resolve a decades-old dispute between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) over the latter’s name have narrowed, and ministers will continue negotiations in Brussels, United Nations envoy Matthew Nimetz said on Friday....

17. Search for 'lost brides' of Cyprus digs up painful past

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/search-for-lost-brides-of-cyprus-digs-up-painful-past

Those who witnessed it said a sobbing Fetine Menish had to be physically dragged by each arm to meet her fate; the 14-year-old was being married off to a Palestinian merchant searching Cyprus for a suitable Muslim wife to take back home...

18. Ireland votes in 'once-in-a-generation' abortion referendum

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ireland-votes-in-once-in-a-generation-abortion-referendum

Ireland began voting on Friday in an abortion referendum that could be a milestone on a path of change in a country that, only two decades ago, was one of Europe’s most socially conservative...

19. Cyprus Airways takes delivery of second Airbus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-airways-takes-delivery-of-second-airbus

Larnaca-based Cyprus Airways has taken delivery of its second Airbus A319...

20. Turkey's Muslim-friendly holidays find a modest place in the sun

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/turkey-s-muslim-friendly-holidays-find-a-modest-place-in-the-sun

Turkey’s $26 billion tourism industry has been battered by security fears and political disputes in recent years but one corner of the market is quietly growing - beach holidays for conservative Muslims...

21. Britons living in Cyprus have nothing to fear post-Brexit

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britons-living-in-cyprus-have-nothing-to-worry-about-post-brexit

Britain says it has secured the right for UK nationals living in Cyprus to keep the same status that they currently enjoy as EU citizens...

22. Greek FM urges Washington to protect Cyprus in region

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-fm-urges-washington-to-protect-cyprus-in-region

Cyprus was on the agenda at a meeting in Washington between Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Wess Mitchell...

23. There could be no flights after Brexit

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/there-could-be-no-flights-after-brexit

There is a possibility that flights will not be able to take place the day after Britain’s planned departure from the EU next year...

24. Teenager Alexander-Arnold named in youthful England World Cup squad

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teenager-alexander-arnold-named-in-youthful-england-world-cup-squad

Liverpool’s 19-year-old right back Trent Alexander-Arnold received a surprise call-up for England as manager Gareth Southgate put his faith in youth with his final 23-man squad for next month’s World Cup...

25. Police admit handcuffing doctors was not necessary

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-admit-handcuffing-larnaca-doctors-was-not-necessary

Police say handcuffing the two ER doctors in the aftermath of the school boy’s death ‘could have been avoided’ while adding that their focus remains the investigation of the serious incident...

26. 'Bonfire of the Vanities' author Tom Wolfe dead at 88

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/bonfire-of-the-vanities-author-tom-wolfe-dead-at-88

Tom Wolfe, an early practitioner of “new journalism” who captured the mood and culture of America across five decades with books including “The Bonfire of the Vanities,” “The Right Stuff,” and “The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test,” has died at the age of 88...

27. 'The clock is ticking' on Britain's poor Brexit progress

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-clock-is-ticking-on-britain-s-of-poor-brexit-progress

The European Union has warned Britain time was running out to seal a Brexit deal this autumn and ensure London does not crash out of the bloc next March, adding to pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May...

28. Stormy weather causes electricity and traffic problems

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stormy-weather-causes-electricity-and-traffic-problems

Unexpected thunderstorms in the middle of May are causing power outages for a third day in Limassol with emergency crews trying to restore electricity and clear the way in many areas...

29. Probe into lawyers involved in migrant smuggling rackets

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probe-into-lawyers-involvement-in-migrant-smuggling-racket

Judicial authorities in northern Greece are investigating the involvement of local lawyers in rackets smuggling migrants and refugees across Greece’s Evros River border from Turkey...

30. Irish women talk about abortion ahead of referendum

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/irish-women-talk-about-abortion-ahead-of-referendum

When posters with the words ‘Licence To Kill’ were put up in her neighbourhood in advance of Ireland’s referendum on abortion, Amy Callahan decided to share the story of travelling to Britain to terminate her pregnancy...