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04 February, 2023
 

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1. Critics say Cyprus' helmet law is a backward step

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critics-say-helmet-law-in-cyprus-is-a-backward-step

Bicycle advocates say a new law in Cyprus that requires cyclists to wear helmets on the road is not the right answer, arguing an austere approach does not make things safer but could result to other problems including unintended consequences...

2. Tourism revenues are on the mend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-revenues-are-on-the-mend

Savvas Perdios, the deputy tourism minister, spoke with K shortly after his trip to New York and Washington, D.C., about the ministry's investment in this market and the need to gradually lay the groundwork for increased American visitor numbers in Cyprus....

3. Anastasiades inaugurates gas terminal in Vasiliko

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-inaugurates-gas-terminal-in-vasiliko

Today marks a historic milestone for the Larnaka region, President Nicos Anastasiades said, during the inauguration of the gas terminal of the VLPG consortium in the Vasiliko area....

4. The Halepianes (Tseri) exit opens tomorrow at 3pm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-halepianes-tseri-exit-opens-tomorrow-at-3pm

In the upcoming months, improvements and relief from the annoyance faced by hundreds of drivers every day are anticipated. ...

5. Lowest number of road deaths recorded in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lowest-number-of-road-deaths-recorded-in-2022

The Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works announced that 2022 was the year with the lowest number of road fatalities (37) with a decrease of 17.8%% compared to 2021....

6. Young mother killed in New Year's Eve car crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-mother-killed-in-new-year-s-eve-car-crash

A young mother in Limassol on her way to ring in the New Year was killed in a car accident when a car driven by her boyfriend veered off course, with their baby in the back seat said to be in critical condition...

7. Cypriot transport minister vows to fix traffic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-transport-minister-vows-to-fix-traffic

Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos says the traffic congestion problem in Cyprus can be significantly addressed or even resolved with the implementation of a plan involving various measures and initiatives...

8. World Cup Chief Executive: 'Death is a part of life'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-cup-chief-executive-death-is-a-part-of-life

The Qatar World Cup chief executive said 'death is a part of life' in response to the tragic death of yet another migrant worker who has died at a training site....

9. Cabinet approves 'vehicle history database'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cabinet-approves-vehicle-history-database

The Council of Ministers today approved an amendment to the Motor Vehicles and Traffic Movement Regulations that will create a database that will record the history of vehicles involved in accidents....

10. Police launch campaign against impaired driving

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-launch-campaign-against-impaired-driving

Police said they will intensify checks for driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol as of Monday, with the aim of protecting the public and preventing and reducing traffic accidents...

11. Cyprus scolded for failing to transpose EU laws

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scolded-for-failing-to-transpose-eu-laws

The European Commission has sent letters of formal notice to Cyprus for having failed to notify national measures transposing two directives regarding road safety...

12. Cyprus beats EU average in road deaths

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-beats-eu-average-in-road-deaths

The highest incidence of road fatalities in the European Union in 2020 were recorded in rural regions, while Cyprus was one of the countries where road fatalities per million inhabitants was above the EU average, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU...

13. High speed chase in Nicosia sparks debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-speed-chase-in-nicosia-sparks-debate

A motorcyclist was hospitalized on Tuesday after he was injured in an accident during a high-speed police chase, which caught onlookers by surprise as the suspect took cops on a dangerous ride through the capital...

14. Elderly man dies after road accident in Peyia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elderly-man-dies-after-road-accident-in-peyia

An elderly man was killed in a road accident in Paphos district on Wednesday after a car struck him as he was trying to cross the main road in Peyia...

15. Boulder smashes pickup truck on mountain road

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boulder-smashes-pickup-truck-on-mountain-road

A contractor in the road maintenance business thanked his lucky stars on Monday after he emerged unscathed when a huge rock fell on his pickup truck just outside a mountain community in Limassol district...

16. Sinkhole nearly swallows pickup truck in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sinkhole-nearly-swallows-pickup-truck-in-paphos

A large sinkhole swallowed a pickup truck in a rural area of Paphos on Tuesday, with reports pointing to water erosion caused by a pipeline months after a historic overflow at the country’s fourth largest dam...

17. 'Cyprus Tomorrow Plan': The legacy of the Anastasiades government

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tomorrow-plan-the-legacy-of-the-anastasiades-government

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said he has a “clear conscience” as he delivered on his commitments concerning the creation of a “welfare state with no exclusions,”...

18. High winds as wildfire rages near Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-winds-as-wildfire-rages-near-athens

A Greek wildfire fueled by gale-force winds raged in the mountainous region of Penteli near Athens on Tuesday, prompting authorities to order the evacuation of at least four areas and a hospital...

19. A difficult summer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-a-difficult-summer

It is widely understood by now that anyone who tries to travel by plane this summer will have their patience and endurance tested....

20. Biker dies after midnight collision on highway

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biker-dies-after-midnight-collision-on-highway

A local biker died early Sunday morning following a highway accident outside Larnaca on the highway stretch towards the airport...

21. Widower cries foul in Ayia Napa buggy fatality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/widower-cries-foul-in-ayia-napa-buggy-fatality

A Swedish man whose wife was killed in an Ayia Napa buggy accident in early May is in the market for an appeal lawyer in Cyprus, with reports saying he has several questions after a British national was sentenced to one year through an expedited trial procedure...

22. An 'historic' day as Pafos-Polis highway constructions begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/an-historic-day-as-pafos-polis-highway-constructions-begins

The construction of the Pafos-Polis Chrysochous highway officially began on Friday. The Minister of Transport, Communications and Works, Yannis Karousos, was on hand to mark the "historic" day, as he called it....

23. Biker nurse dies after brutal collision in Paralimni

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biker-dies-after-brutal-collision-in-paralimni

A local man died in the hospital on Thursday after he was seriously injured in a road accident in Paralimni a day earlier, with reports saying his motorcycle was split in two following a brutal collision...

24. 20 years of the Cayenne: The ‘third Porsche’ – an extraordinary success story

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/20-years-of-the-cayenne-the-‘third-porsche-–-an-extraordinary-success-story

Ferry Porsche predicted it back in 1989: “If we build an off-road model according to our standards of quality, and it has a Porsche crest on the front, people will buy it.” He would go on to be proved right. ...

25. Helmetless passenger killed in brutal collision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/helmetless-motorcycle-passenger-killed-in-brutal-collision

A young man riding on the back of a motorcycle was killed in Limassol on Friday following a collision near Tsirio stadium, with police later arresting the car driver citing a traffic accident investigation...

26. Cypriots to get state app to report bad roads

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-to-get-state-app-to-report-bad-roads

Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos has confirmed plans for the general public eventually getting access to a pothole mobile application to report all sorts of problems within the Cypriot road network...

27. Father in despair after son’s mystery accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/father-in-despair-after-son-s-mystery-accident

The father of a British visitor, who went on life support in Cyprus following an unexplained road incident, is raising questions over a police investigation into his son’s motorcycle accident last week...

28. Tourist dies in motorcycle accident in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourist-dies-in-motorcycle-accident-in-paphos

A male tourist in Paphos was killed in an accident over the weekend when his motorcycle collided with another vehicle, while his female passenger ended up being hospitalized in the capital on life support...

29. Elderly man in midtown accident succumbs to injuries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elderly-man-in-midtown-accident-succumbs-to-injuries

An elderly man in Nicosia succumbed to his injuries on Friday, one week after he was struck by a car as he was trying to cross the road in the midtown area...

30. Man on life support after mystery accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-on-life-support-after-mystery-accident

A British tourist found critically injured underneath a motorcycle in Paralimni has been unable to tell officers what happened, with police investigating a possible collision but not ruling out anything else...

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