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17 October, 2021
 

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1. New medical degree offered in English

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/new-medical-degree-offered-in-english

The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki’s School of Medicine opened its doors on Monday to 60 foreign students who have signed up for its newly fledged English-language undergraduate program....

2. American couple arrested at Athens airport with antiquities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/american-couple-arrested-at-athens-airport-with-antiquities

Two American nationals were arrested at Athens’ international airport on Monday after fragments of ancient vessels and other objects were discovered in their luggage....

3. Thousands flee fires in Greece, Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-flee-fires-in-greece-turkey

Thousands of people fled wildfires burning out of control in Greece and Turkey on Friday, including a major blaze just north of the Greek capital of Athens that claimed one life, as a protracted heat wave left forests tinder-dry and flames threatened populated areas and electricity installations...

4. Wildfires roar back to life near Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wildfires-roar-back-to-life-near-athens

Wildfires north of Athens leapt back to life on Thursday as searing conditions persisted and emergency crews battled blazes across Greece for a third day running...

5. Heavy rains loom over flood festival in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heavy-rains-loom-over-flood-festival-in-cyprus

A yellow warning has been issued in Cyprus for Whit Monday, as heavy showers and possibly hailstorms could possibly disrupt outdoor activities during flood festival celebrations...

6. China completes historic Mars landing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-completes-historic-mars-landing

An uncrewed Chinese spacecraft successfully landed on the surface of Mars on Saturday, state news agency Xinhua reported, making China the second space-faring nation after the United States to land on the Red Planet...

7. Larnaca seafront’s last oil tank gone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-seafront-s-last-oil-tank-gone

A video showing the removal of the last oil tank from Larnaca’s seafront was posted online Tuesday, revealing an unobstructed view of the ancient town’s blue waters after years of local and national efforts...

8. Cyprus invites travelers to rediscover island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-invites-travelers-to-rediscover-island

Cyprus has published a new inspiring video to draw tourists back to the island, focusing on a 'whole new world' and inviting travelers to go on a quest to reconnect with nature and personal journey experience...

9. Cyprus worried over Salamis piece on eBay

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-worried-over-salamis-piece-on-ebay

Turkish Cypriot police have launched an investigation after a piece of marble from the ancient site of Salamis ended up on eBay...

10. Perseverance successfully lands on Mars

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/perseverance-successfully-lands-on-mars

NASA’s newest robotic explorer has landed safely on Mars after a nearly 300-million-mile journey that began on a Florida launch pad, with US Embassy in Nicosia hosting a live stream on the groundbreaking mission in search of ancient life on the Red Planet...

11. Cyprus excited over Mars landing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-excited-over-mars-landing

A new Mars rover is expected to touch down on the red planet Thursday night, carrying names of people all around the world including Cyprus, but all the buzz is about a live event in Nicosia and a helicopter called Ingenuity...

12. Cold spell lowers snow line in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cold-spell-lowers-snow-line-in-cyprus

Images and videos of snow in Cyprus emerged Wednesday morning as a cold front sweeping across the island brought snow not only high up in the mountains but also outside foothill boundaries below the typical snow line...

13. Microsoft plans $1 billion data center venture in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/microsoft-plans-$1-billion-data-center-venture-in-greece

Microsoft has announced plans to build three data centers in greater Athens, providing a badly needed investment of up to $1 billion to the Greek economy which has been hammered by the pandemic....

14. Made in Cyprus ‘Jiu Jitsu’ to launch in US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/made-in-cyprus-‘jiu-jitsu-to-launch-in-us

Jiu Jitsu, a sci-fi movie with Nicolas Cage shot in Cyprus under the new Cyprus cash rebate programme, will be the first film to be distributed by a brand new label set up to push a small number of independent titles in North America...

15. Entrance fees to be scrapped at 12 Cyprus museums

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/entrance-fees-to-be-scrapped-at-12-cyprus-museums

Entrance fees will be scrapped at 12 museums across Cyprus in a bid to boost visitors....

16. Cyprus takes part in eastern med drill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-takes-part-in-eastern-med-drill

Cyprus, Greece, France and Italy took further steps on Wednesday to strengthen their common naval and aerial presence in the eastern Mediterranean, through an operation that takes its name from an ancient Greek goddess but also meaning “order” in the ancient language...

17. Elderly woman injured while picking capers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elderly-woman-injured-while-picking-capers

An elderly woman who went out to collect wild capers in Paphos ended up in the hospital after falling from a height of three metres...

18. Boris Johnson spends night in hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-johnson-spends-night-in-hospital

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was still in hospital on Monday suffering persistent coronavirus symptoms 10 days after testing positive for the virus, although Downing Street said he remained in charge of the government...

19. Coronavirus measures under scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-measures-under-scrutiny

Health measures rolled out on the island were the topic of conversation on Wednesday morning, as more people who came in contact with a Nicosia-based infected doctor tested negative for the coronavirus...

20. No spectators at Tokyo 2020 Games torch lighting ceremony

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-spectators-at-tokyo-2020-games-torch-lighting-ceremony

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics torch lighting ceremony in ancient Olympia will be the first in more 35 years to be held without spectators after organizers on Monday introduced tighter measures to protect against the coronavirus....

21. Finance committee releases Jiu Jitsu money

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-committee-releases-jiu-jitsu-money

The finance committee has released funds set aside to pay for Jiu Jitsu, despite accusations from MPs on the left that something did not add up in the recently-launched cash rebate scheme...

22. MPs stalling Jiu Jitsu cash rebate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mps-stalling-jiu-jitsu-cash-rebate

A cheque for €8.5 million to pay for Jiu Jitsu, a film starring Nicolas Cage, is being held up in the Cypriot parliament as opposition parties are blocking the cash rebate and asking questions...

23. Gift etiquette broken over Cypriot vase

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gift-etiquette-broken-over-cypriot-vase

Cyprus will seek an explanation from the British government over how an ancient vase given to the late Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher as a state gift has ended up on the auction block...

24. Students swim to Kyrenia for peace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/students-swim-to-kyrenia-for-peace

Swimmers on a university team from Ankara managed to swim from Turkey to Cyprus, reaching Kyrenia on Monday with a message of peace...

25. Larnaca on the rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/larnaca-on-the-rise

The construction of the tallest building in Larnaca and third tallest in all of Cyprus has received the green light from local environmental authorities, which will undoubtedly change the famous Finikoudes strip...

26. Two women at the top of EU decision making

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-women-at-the-top-of-eu-decision-making

Under the deal, Ursula von der Leyen, a close ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, will replace Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the European Commission, the EU’s executive arm...

27. On the set of Jiu Jitsu

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/on-the-set-of-jiu-jitsu

The filming of Jiu Jitsu starring Nicolas Cage is well underway in Nicosia, with first photos and videos from the set being made public...

28. Ancient Greek Drama Festival returns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/ancient-greek-drama-festival-returns

29. Ahrweiler: History that teaches only one solution is a dangerous thing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ahrweiler-history-that-teaches-only-one-solution-is-a-dangerous-thing

30. NASA's Opportunity bids farewell

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nasa-s-opportunity-bids-farewell
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