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1. Toxic patriotism

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/toxic-patriotism

The lynch mob attack on Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris – the only way the incident can be described – during a gathering to commemorate the so-called Pontic Genocide, the killing of ethnic Greeks by the Turks during World War I, and while the national anthem was playing in the background, should give us pause...

2. Paphos mayor accuses police of corruption and incompetence

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-mayor-accuses-police-of-corruption-and-incompetence

Paphos Mayor Phedonas Phedonos says Cyprus police do not take effective action to combat organised crime and that some cops even give false testimony or turn a blind eye on corruption...

3. Drugs behind the cosa nostra of Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drugs-behind-the-cosa-nostra-of-cyprus

Justice Minister Ionas Nicolaou left the possibility wide open that well known individuals and admired businessmen could be taking part in the illegal drug trade in Cyprus, suggesting that competing criminal gangs may be cooperating with each other at a higher level...

4. Ayia Napa mayor wants to bring the noise down

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-makes-noise-again

Ayia Napa mayor Yiannis Karousos, who has made a name for himself for trying to turn away ‘low-quality young tourists’ in his town, is asking for a noise pollution law to be repealed so that nightclubs could be fined for playing music too loud...

5. Paphos city hall to raise rainbow flag

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/paphos-city-hall-to-raise-rainbow-flag

Paphos will raise the rainbow flag for the first time this month, as Cyprus celebrates diversity and acceptance in an effort to Make The Change...

6. Police get a push in their crackdown on organised crime

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-get-a-push-in-their-crackdown-on-organised-crime

Police are making headway in the war on drugs and organised crime, following the arrest of shooting suspect in custody Elias Mouzos while also receiving harsh criticism from the mayor of Paphos who says police let gangsters run his town...

7. MPs halt medical cannabis bill due to recent crimes

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-halts-medical-cannabis-bill-due-to-recent-crimes

Members of the House are turning against a medical marijuana bill, citing recent horrific crimes on the island and fears they may be linked to the use of cannabis. But studies suggest that decriminalisation has actually helped violent crime rates drop considerably....

8. Residents demand that eye-sore oil tanks are removed now

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-ratchets-up-rhetoric-in-oil-tank-saga

Larnaca mayor Andreas Vyras says he does not agree with the latest memorandum on the removal of oil and gas installations in his town, saying his constituents want to see action and not just words...

9. Suspect admits firing shots against cops

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mouzos-admits-firing-shots-against-cops

Police are hoping that shooting suspect Elias Mouzos, who was arrested Tuesday and confessed to firing his gun at officers, could help investigators solve older cases involving the criminal underworld...

10. Paphos mayor claims police let gangsters roam around

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-mayor-says-police-let-crime-slide

Paphos Mayor Phedonas Phedonos is not impressed with police taking action against organised crime, saying he had told police about shooting suspect Elias Mouzos long time ago but nothing was being done, with police issuing a statement rejecting the allegations...

11. Greek island protest about migrant influx turns violent

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-island-protest-about-migrant-influx-turns-violent

Greek riot police fired tear gas Thursday to try to disperse angry protesters on the island of Lesvos who tried to topple a police bus during a demonstration against a European Union migration policy....

12. Oil tank demolition paves the way for a new Larnaca

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/oil-tank-demolition-paves-the-way-for-a-new-larnaca

The first oil tank demolition started Thursday on the old Larnaca-Dhekelia road, with President Nicos Anastasiades doing the honours by helping cut the first piece using a welding torch...

13. World famous Cyprus beach to get its sand back

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-famous-cyprus-beach-to-get-its-sand-back

A sand nourishment project will take place right on the beach at the world-famous Fig Tree bay, but this year local authorities are trying to minimise controversy by obtaining permits and using science to combat erosion...

14. Tension rising on the Greek islands

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tension-rising-on-the-greek-islands

More than 15,500 migrants are living in cramped conditions in state-run centres on the eastern Aegean islands...

15. Driver kills 10 after ploughing van into Toronto crowd

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-kills-10-after-ploughing-van-into-toronto-sidewalk-crowd

The brutal incident - which Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called a “tragic and senseless attack” - was one of the most violent in recent Canadian history...

16. Flag claim sparks fresh tension between Greece and Turkey

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flag-claim-sparks-fresh-tension-between-greece-and-turkey

Ankara’s dispute of Greek sovereignty brought the two countries to the brink of war in 1996 over the islet of Imia...

17. Paphos getting ready to rise

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-getting-ready-to-rise

Paphos Mayor Fedonas Fedonos says his city is reviewing a handful of applications for high-rise buildings while trying to avoid the mistakes of rival town Limassol....

18. Oil and gas tanks on the way out

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/oil-and-gas-tanks-on-the-way-out

The oil refineries will be out of the picture before the decade is out based on a decision during a meeting at the Presidential Palace....

19. 'Violent scourge' on London streets as murder figures overtake New York

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/violent-scourge-on-london-streets-as-murder-figures-overtake-new-york

There were 15 murders in London in February against 14 in New York, according to London’s Metropolitan Police Service...

20. Paphos mayor says car park permit not lawful

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-mayor-says-car-park-permit-not-lawful

Paphos mayor Fedonas Fedonos says a parking lot outside a produce market was not licensed lawfully, pointing fingers at Turkish Cypriot Properties Management, while the private business says an offer had been refused by the city previously....

21. Famagusta mayor pushing for return of town

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/famagusta-mayor-pushing-for-return-of-town

Famagusta Mayor Alexis Galanos receives reassurances by MEP Kati Piri that a call for the return of the town will be part of her annual report, due out later this year....

22. Nissi Beach among world’s best on Instagram

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nissi-beach-among-world-s-best-on-instagram

Ayia Napa may be struggling to rebrand itself, but its many white-sand beaches need no introduction as Nissi Beach is among the world’s top 50 on Instagram just in time for summer holidays plans. The mayor, who says he wants to improve the town's image, has welcomed the new achievement. ...

23. Government aims to stop dodgy beach construction

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-aims-to-stop-dodgy-beach-construction

The government is determined to put a halt to illegal construction on the beach, following a recent spat between state and local officials on several projects that apparently violate the law. ...

24. Three killed in French supermarket shooting

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-killed-in-french-supermarket-shooting

Three people were killed in southwestern France on Friday when a gunman held up a car, opened fire on police and then took hostages in a supermarket, screaming “Allahu Akbar”. ...

25. Two people killed in French supermarket hostage-taking

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-victims-in-french-supermarket-hostage-taking-mayor

Mayor Eric Menassi also told LCI TV that the man had entered the shop screaming “Allahu Akbar, (God is greatest) I’ll kill you all”...

26. 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....

27. Three held in Kouklia site theft

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-held-in-kouklia-site-theft

Cyprus police have arrested three men in connection with a case of illicit trade in antiquities. A concerned citizen had phoned the police after spotting a car parked in a remote area near Kouklia, Paphos, which is also the site of a current archeological dig. ...

28. Ayia Napa Mayor says boorish tourists unwelcome

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-mayor-says-boorish-tourists-unwelcome

Tour operators have been asked not to bring misbehaving vacationers to Ayia Napa...

29. Boozy Brits no longer welcome in Ayia Napa

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/boozy-lads-no-longer-welcome-in-ayia-napa-mayor-warns

The mayor of Ayia Napa, like his counterparts in resorts such as Magaluf, Ibiza and Hvar, has called time on the “low quality youth” market...

30. Paphos holds title for selling land to most foreigners

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/paphos-holds-title-for-selling-land-to-most-foreigners

The booming city of Paphos has managed to defend its title for being at the top of real estate sales to foreign buyers, surpassing Limassol which is a very popular investment destination particularly for Russians. But there is some criticism over some of the tools being used to attract buyers, namely the cash-for-passport scheme....