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1. Woman on bicycle killed in Larnaca accident

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-on-bicycle-killed-in-larnaca-accident

A 21-year-old woman was killed Saturday night in Larnaca when a vehicle struck her bicycle from behind on the Ormidia-Achnas road...

2. Baby jellyfish stings on the rise in Limassol

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/baby-jellyfish-stings-on-the-rise-in-limassol

The number of swimmers stung by jellyfish at Lady’s Mile beach has gone up in recent weeks, with authorities saying incidents were specific to the area due to underwater currents...

3. Family of four rescued in Larnaca near-drowning

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/family-of-four-rescued-in-larnaca-near-drowning

A family of four was rescued from a near-drowning situation in Larnaca, after first responders found them holding on for dear life in a state of hypothermia...

4. Cyprus recalls unsuitable medical drugs

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-recalls-unsuitable-medical-drugs

A number of high blood pressure and heart drugs containing an ingredient made in China are being recalled across Europe after officials discovered an impurity that may cause cancer...

5. Cypriot drug companies accused of price gouging

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-drug-companies-accused-of-price-gouging

A patients advocate group is accusing pharmaceutical agents of jacking up prices of non-prescription medication to cover their losses following mandatory price drops in certain prescribed medicines...

6. Police criticised over woman’s arrest in hit-and-run murder

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-criticised-over-woman-s-arrest-in-hit-and-run-murder

Police are pushing back on criticism over the arrest of a 23-year-old female in Sunday’s hit-and-run murder, where a Briton was run down moments after stopping the woman’s boyfriend from abusing her at a bar in Coral Bay...

7. Bulgarian driver says he fell asleep at the wheel

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bulgarian-driver-says-he-fell-asleep-at-the-wheel

Police investigators learned that the driver in Monday’s Larnaca rollover accident had fallen asleep at the wheel and did not wake up until after the crash, which caused the death of a little girl...

8. Former judge points fingers at the establishment

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-judge-points-fingers-at-the-establishment

Former ECHR judge Loukis Loucaides says police abuse and corruption are part of a systemic problem in Cyprus that cannot change until those at the top who hold political office stand up and follow the letter of the law...

9. Father of two dies in Limassol rollover road accident

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/father-of-two-dies-in-limassol-rollover-crash

A 38-year-old man from Limassol was killed in a road accident Monday morning following a collision with another vehicle that resulted in a fatal rollover, with his two children surviving the crash...

10. Probe into Stavros’ death still open

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probe-into-stavros-death-still-open

Members of a Health and Safety Task Force Committee are visiting Alethriko elementary on Wednesday, a Larnaca school where 10-year-old Stavros Georgallis got injured last month and whose death hours later was shrouded in controversy and allegations of incompetence...

11. Syrian refugees arrive in Kato Pyrgos overnight

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-arrive-in-kato-pyrgos-overnight

Another boatload of Syrian refugees came ashore in Kato Pyrgos, carrying 60 men and one woman who said she was coming to reunite with her husband on the island...

12. Greek Cypriot drivers cross north to fill ’er up

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriot-drivers-cross-north-to-fill-er-up

Greek Cypriot gas station owners are feeling the squeeze as many vehicle owners cross north to get petrol, causing up to 70% losses in the south...

13. 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...

14. Cause of death still unknown for Ukrainian tourist

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cause-of-death-still-unknown-for-ukrainian-tourist

An autopsy has failed to reveal the cause of death of a Ukrainian man, who died Monday morning at an Ayia Napa beach when he reportedly lost consciousness trying to get out of the water...

15. Lost case file against doctor points to cover up

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/case-on-hold-against-doctor-points-to-cover-up

An internal probe of a senior doctor at one of the state’s public hospitals has been on the back burner for over a year, with reports suggesting a cover up...

16. Patient at old Nicosia hospital goes ballistic

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/patient-at-old-nicosia-hospital-goes-ballistic

Police are investigating an incident where a 39-year-old local man was screaming and threatening fellow patients at the old Nicosia hospital downtown...

17. Israel blocks flotilla from Gaza en route to Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-blocks-flotilla-from-gaza-en-route-to-cyprus

A Limassol-bound flotilla carrying at least two dozen Palestinian patients and activists was reportedly blocked by Israeli forces, who fired warning shots when the boats broke a boundary off the coast Gaza...

18. Turkish fugitive arrested in Paphos

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-fugitive-arrested-in-paphos

A Turkish fugitive, who managed to break free twice in the past, was arrested a third time, this time in Paphos...

19. State medics stand by their treatment of boy’s leg injuries

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-medics-stand-by-their-treatment-of-boy-s-leg-injuries

State doctors disagree with a private orthopedic over a boy’s treatment, following his injuries on his feet at a Nicosia school that reignited a debate over public hospital treatment...

20. Lifeguards blame Protaras drowning on government

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lifeguards-blame-protaras-drowning-on-government

Lifeguards are up in arms over the death of a 65-year-old swimmer in Protaras, saying they could have saved her life if the government had agreed to changes in their working conditions...

21. Eight to ten dead in Texas high school shooting

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eight-to-ten-dead-in-texas-high-school-shooting

At least eight people were killed on Friday in a shooting at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas, and officers had taken into custody a student who was suspected of carrying out the attack...

22. Health minister calls on doctors to support reform

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-calls-on-doctors-to-stand-with-him

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou held a press conference to address criticism over his actions and ask state doctors to pay no attention to those who oppose reform in the industry...

23. Larnaca medics plead not guilty in school boy's death

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-state-medics-plead-not-guilty

The two Larnaca doctors, who are facing charges of gross negligence in the death of a 10-year-old school boy, pleaded not guilty on Thursday and were set free on bail until their trial in September...

24. 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...

25. British woman found dead in her apartment in Protaras

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-woman-found-dead-in-her-apartment-in-protaras

Famagusta police are investigating the death of a British woman, whose body was found inside her smoke-filled apartment in Protaras...

26. Doctors strike but there are cracks in their united front

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctors-strike-but-there-are-cracks-in-their-united-front

State doctors are going forward with a two-hour work stoppage in public hospitals to protest what they call “unworkable conditions” but there are already cracks in their united front...

27. Boy’s death could be turning point in health debate

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stavros-death-could-be-turning-point-in-health-debate

The state is footing the bill for the funeral of 10-year-old Stavros Georgallis, whose death from a traumatic brain injury resulted in the arrest of two doctors and reopened the health debate in Cyprus...

28. Doctors clash with minister following boy's death

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctorts-clash-with-minister-following-boy-s-death

State doctors say working conditions are to blame for the death of a school boy that led to the arrest of two emergency medics, with the health minister describing the connection as “most unfortunate” as the incident is under three separate investigations...

29. Cyprus doctors in custody following school boy’s death

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-larnaca-doctors-arrested-in-school-boy-s-death

Two state doctors in Larnaca are in custody following the death of a 10-year-old boy who sustained a head injury during gym class, with his mother blaming ER medics for being incompetent in diagnosing an internal head trauma promptly...

30. 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....