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1. Speakers gather in Nicosia to discuss the technological revolution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/speakers-gather-in-nicosia-to-discuss-the-technological-revolution

Digital Agenda Cyprus was off to a running start on Tuesday with introductory remarks by founder Demetris Lottides...

2. 3,000 barrel oil spill off the coast of Southern California

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/3-000-barrel-oil-spill-off-the-coast-of-southern-california

A large oil spill off southern California has left behind dead fish, contaminated wetlands and birds stuck in the oil, with local officials talking about an environmental disaster....

3. Aftershocks rock Crete this morning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crete-earthquake-update

The situation in Arkalochori worsened when another aftershock measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale hit the island a few minutes before 8 am this morning....

4. Magnitude 5.8 quake hits the island of Crete this morning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/earthquake-in-crete

A strong earthquake shook the island of Crete at 9:17 am this morning, sending residents running outside their homes....

5. Athens and Istanbul can do their part

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/athens-and-istanbul-can-do-their-part

During one of the deepest troughs in bilateral relations in the fall of 1999 following the arrest of Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan, Greece and Turkey went from being on the brink of war to a rapprochement, spearheaded by their foreign ministers, George Papandreou and the late Ismail Cem....

6. September 11: Twenty years since the day that changed the world

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/september-11-twenty-years-since-the-day-that-changed-the-world

Twenty years have passed since the terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers in New York...

7. Puppies covered in tar dumped in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/puppies-covered-in-tar-dumped-in-paphos

A volunteer rescue team has been treating two dogs covered in tar inside garbage bags in Paphos, with the town’s mayor vowing to investigate after reports suggested the municipality name was printed on the inside of the plastic heavy duty sacks...

8. Jewel sets sail fully vaccinated from Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jewel-sets-sail-fully-vaccinated-from-limassol

The Jewel of the Seas sets sail from Limassol on Saturday marking the beginning of Royal Caribbean’s return to the Mediterranean, a bold move mid-pandemic after Cypriot authorities jumped on board to offer a helping hand to an industry desperately looking for a welcoming port...

9. Internet wants beloved dog back home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/internet-wants-beloved-dog-back-home

The town of Ayia Napa says it will take the initiative to find a new home for Bruno, a beloved stray that appeared to be mistreated during capture, but people all over Cyprus are calling on authorities to let the dog get back to home, near an army camp where he is loved...

10. Charges dropped against Brit expat who called mayor 'useless'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/charges-dropped-against-brit-expat-arrested-for-calling-mayor-useless

Charges were dropped on Tuesday against a British woman arrested in front of her child last week after describing the mayor of Mandria village Kypros Michaelides as ‘useless’ in a Facebook comment....

11. 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...

12. Damning State Dep. report highlights Cyprus human rights issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/damning-state-dep-report-highlights-cyprus-human-rights-issues

A US State Department country report on human rights practices in 2020 proved damning for Cyprus which was found to have had significant human rights issues last year....

13. Nicosia honors victims of pandemic together with other EU cities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-honors-victims-of-pandemic-together-with-other-eu-cities

Along with cities all over Europe, Nicosia participated on Wednesday in a minute of silence for the victims of the coronavirus pandemic which broke out last year...

14. Carnival revels cause national furor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/carnival-revels-cause-national-furor

Officials and health experts but also citizens were furious over the holiday weekend after carnival lovers in Limassol defied pandemic restrictions and gathered downtown for public celebration, with police onsite choosing not to confront the situation...

15. Livadia residents upset over 5G antennas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/livadia-residents-upset-over-5g-antennas

Local residents in Larnaca district have been mounting a campaign against the installation of a 5G antenna on the rooftop of a supermarket, accusing the telecommunications company of acting illegally...

16. Archbishop will restore demolished houses, DISY Councillor says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/archbishop-will-restore-demolished-houses-disy-councillor-says

Attorney General Giorgos Savvides, weighed in on the commotion caused by the Archbishopric’s unlawful demolition on Monday of four listed houses adjacent of its under-construction Cathedral project in the old town of Nicosia....

17. Mayor defends pushing for vaccinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-mayor-defends-pushing-for-vaccinations

The leadership of a trade union has accused Larnaca Mayor Andreas Vyras of threatening a group of staff at a senior home over their refusal to get vaccinated for COVID-19, with the official saying he only pleaded with them to reconsider...

18. Officials want young people settle in Strovilia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-want-young-people-settle-strovilia

Dherynia officials are seeking ways to have young people populate abandoned homes in Strovilia, on British Base soil, despite challenges stemming from restrictions that were somewhat eased last year...

19. Paphos wipes out Ottoman street name

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-wipes-out-ottoman-street-name

The city council in Paphos has voted to rename Talaat Pasha street, after examining a request representing interests within the Armenian community...

20. Cyprus, US officials mark 'watershed' moment in bilateral relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-us-officials-mark-watershed-moment-in-bilateral-relations

Cypriot Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides and acting US Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf attended the groundbreaking ceremony of the Cyprus Center for Land, Open-Seas and Port Security (CYCLOPS) took place in Larnaca on Monday, with the two officials lauding the strong partnership between Cyprus and the US as well as the crucial role that the training center will play in the region....

21. Protesters defy ban on peaceful assembly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-defy-ban-on-peaceful-assembly

Harsh words against the police and a handful of arrests marred the weekend in Paphos and Limassol, after small numbers of protesters and riot police came face to face on Saturday over the right to protest in public...

22. Limassol on fire again amid lockdown protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-on-fire-again-amid-lockdown-protests

There were battlefield scenes in Limassol once again as residents took to the streets to demonstrate against lockdown measures, with riot police stepping in after hard core protesters caused chaos downtown...

23. Rare show of solidarity after deadly quake

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rare-show-of-solidarity-after-deadly-quake

The leaders of Turkey and Greece communicated a rare sense of solidarity to each other in the wake of a deadly earthquake in the Aegean, felt in both Athens and Istanbul...

24. Varosha getting revamp ahead of Erdogan visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/varosha-getting-revamp-ahead-of-erdogan-visit

Preparations have begun within Varosha ahead of the upcoming visit of the Turkish President. Recent information points suggests that the Turkish government is moving ahead with significant interventions and revamp projects on the coastal front of the fenced-off city, which was re-opened by Turkish Cypriot authorities, with Turkey’s support, earlier this month....

25. Two ministers and deputy shipping minister in isolation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-ministers-and-deputy-shipping-minister-in-isolation

Transport minster Yiannis Karousos, defence minister Charalambos Petrides and the deputy shipping minister Vasilis Demetriades all went into isolation on Tuesday after a close associate of the transport minister tested positive for the virus....

26. President condemns Dherynia checkpoint ruckus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-condemns-dherynia-checkpoint-ruckus

President Nicos Anastasiades described Sunday night’s demonstration by fans of a local football club at the Dherynia checkpoint as “unacceptable and condemnable.”...

27. Asif Sadiq at Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asif-sadiq-at-digital-agenda-cyprus-summit-2020

Asif is Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion at adidas, prior to which he was the Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging for The Telegraph Media Group. He was previously the Head of Diversity and Inclusiveness for EY Financial Services and the Head of the Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Unit for the City of London Police. He is a Multi-Award Winning Diversity and Inclusion expert with over 15 years experience and a proven track record in achieving operational and strategic targets, managing quality, performance, risk and change....

28. Commission presents new migration plan for EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-europe-seeks-to-overhaul-defunct-migration-policies

The European Union's executive proposed on Wednesday overhauling the bloc's broken migration and asylum rules, seeking to end years of feuds and bitterness over the many people fleeing conflict and poverty in the Middle East and Africa....

29. Nea Salamina players, staff violate quarantine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nea-salamina-players-staff-violate-quarantine

The local first division football club Nea Salamina announced eight coronavirus cases involving players and staff, piling onto the 11 already detected among the club in recent days, with the health ministry revealing Tuesday that the majority of the new cases failed to self-isolate as instructed due to being contacts of those previously announced....

30. Nearly 100 asylum seekers flown out of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nearly-100-asylum-seekers-flown-out-of-cyprus

Fourteen unaccompanied minors have been transferred from the Republic of Cyprus to Finland, while another 84 foreign nationals were flown back to their countries in what the government described as ‘voluntary returns'...

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