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1. EAC chairman George Petrou dives into energy storage advancements

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eac-chairman-george-petrou-dives-into-energy-storage-advancements

George Petrou, the newly appointed chairman of the Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC), faces a daunting task as he takes the helm during a turbulent......

2. British jets intercept Iranian drones in defense of Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-jets-intercept-iranian-drones-in-defense-of-israel

The Typhoon FGR4 fighter jets, launched from the Akrotiri base in Cyprus, are believed to have participated in the UK's involvement in defending Israel against an Iranian attack on Saturday night. ...

3. UK joins efforts to deliver humanitarian aid to Gaza via 'Amalthea'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-joins-efforts-to-deliver-humanitarian-aid-to-gaza-via-amalthea

Minister for Development and Africa, Andrew Mitchell, has told the House of Commons that along with Cyprus, the US, the UAE and others, the UK will help deliver humanitarian aid by sea to a new temporary US military pier in Gaza, via a maritime corridor from Cyprus....

4. Efforts underway to preserve native Cypriot cattle breed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/efforts-underway-to-preserve-native-cypriot-cattle-breed

A collaborative effort among Cypriot stakeholders aims to revitalize the dwindling population of the native Cypriot cattle breed, which has faced endangerment since the mechanization of agriculture post-1960....

5. Cyprus' wetlands under threat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wetlands-under-threat

Kathimerini reporter Pavlos Neophytou delves into the critical challenges facing Cyprus' precious wetlands, where red alerts have recently been issued for the Achna dam and Larnaca salt ponds. ...

6. Cyprus protests British Bases' role in Gaza conflict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-protests-british-bases-role-in-gaza-conflict

Hundreds of people gathered on Sunday morning outside the Akrotiri Base, in Limassol district, in Cyprus, with placards, flags and shouting slogans, protesting the involvement, as they say, of the British Bases in Cyprus in Israel's war in Gaza....

7. Cyprus affirms neutrality amidst UK air strikes on Houthi positions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-affirms-neutrality-amidst-uk-air-strikes-on-houthi-positions

The Republic of Cyprus is not involved in any operation of a military nature, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs told CNA on Friday, following the announcement that British aircraft stationed at Akrotiri Base in the British Bases,...

8. US and UK launch joint operations against Houthis in response to Red Sea ship attacks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/houthi-rebels-reject-us-maritime-shield-typhoon-aircraft-take-off-from-akrotiri

As the sun sets over the Akrotiri base in Cyprus, a celestial dance unfolds. Two pairs of Typhoon FGR4 aircraft, gracefully reported by British TV channels, take flight....

9. UK Defence Secretary explores humanitarian aid routes to Gaza during Cyprus visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-defence-secretary-explores-humanitarian-aid-routes-to-gaza-during-cyprus-visit

Finding alternative routes for delivering humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip is a focal point of UK Defence Secretary Grant Shapps' visit to Cyprus and the wider region, as he informed the House of Commons....

10. Cyprus emerges as NATO's secret ally in Middle East evacuations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-emerges-as-nato-s-secret-ally-in-middle-east-evacuations

The significant role of Cyprus in evacuating and rescuing US and Western countries from Israel and Lebanon has garnered attention recently....

11. €16 billion in energy investments for 2021-2030

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€16-billion-in-energy-investments-for-2021-2030

Cyprus' investment footprint in the energy sector is small but not insignificant, with expected investments in the sector amounting to over €16 billion for the decade 2021-2030, experts said at the third and fourth sessions of the 11th energy symposium, organised by FMW and the Institute of Energy of South East Europe in Nicosia on Tuesday....

12. Limassol Greens: The most anticipated golf resort in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/limassol-greens-the-most-anticipated-golf-resort-in-cyprus

Limassol Greens, the most anticipated golf resort in Cyprus, has hosted media, associates and stakeholders in a special event at its newly opened Property Sales Office opposite Four Seasons Hotel on Tuesday 13th June. ...

13. Jurisdiction war persists in fake cocaine case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jurisdiction-war-persists-in-fake-cocaine-case

Cyprus Police have issued arrest warrants for two drug trafficking suspects after they failed to appear in court, but things are far from clear as SBA authorities on the island claim jurisdiction over the case in what has become an unprecedented legal clash...

14. Climate change and increased wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/climate-change-and-increased-wildfires

The occurrence of the first wildfires just before we officially enter the summer period can be perceived as a warning of the danger that Cyprus faces in experiencing extreme environmental destruction from fires in the coming period....

15. Is there a permanent American presence at the bases?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/is-there-a-permanent-american-presence-at-the-bases

In an article published last Wednesday on the British website DeclassifiedUK, there is talk of broadening US presence - on a permanent basis - in the areas of the Sovereign British Bases (SBA) in Akrotiri. According to sources in the British Ministry of Defence, ...

16. 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...

17. Kingfisher rescued and released back into the wild in Akrotiri

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kingfisher-rescued-and-released-back-into-the-wild-in-akrotiri

Akrotiri Environmental and Education Centre (AEEC) staff and members of the Republic of Cyprus Game and Fauna Service have released a Kingfisher back into the wild after it was successfully rehabilitated after being found suffering from exhaustion....

18. SBA judge slams criminal justice system in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sba-judge-slams-criminal-justice-system-in-cyprus

A resident judge on the British Bases in Cyprus, who recently denied a removal request for two suspects in connection with an ongoing fake cocaine investigation, took the time in his remarks to issue a far-reaching indictment against the maladies of the Greek Cypriot criminal justice system...

19. SBA judge faces dilemma in fake cocaine case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sba-judge-faces-dilemma-in-fake-cocaine-case

The attorneys of two men, who were arrested in Akrotiri in connection with a cocaine shipment investigation, are asking the SBA judge not to hand over their clients to the drug squad of the Republic of Cyprus, arguing their arrestable offenses were committed on British Base soil and had nothing to do with drugs...

20. Two arrested over fake cocaine planted by police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-arrested-over-fake-cocaine-planted-by-police

SBA Police are investigating a cocaine shipment from Greece to Cyprus after two men under surveillance were arrested while trying to retrieve drugs that turned out to be fake cocaine planted by cops in Athens during a ship container inspection...

21. Non-endemic bird the first of its kind in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/non-endemic-bird-the-first-of-its-kind-in-cyprus

The Cyprus Rare Birds Committee confirmed the Akrotiri Environmental and Education Centre's record of an African Desert Warbler, on April 19 last year, and accepted and officially recognized it as the first of its species in Cyprus....

22. Cyprus says refugee boat en route to Italy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-says-refugee-boat-en-route-to-italy

A boat carrying 100 refugees was said to be en route to Italy after a brief humanitarian stop in Cyprus, with unconfirmed reports also saying a couple expecting a baby stayed behind to seek medical assistance...

23. Earl and Countess of Wessex to visit the Republic of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/earl-and-countess-of-wessex-to-visit-the-republic-of-cyprus

The Earl and Countess of Wessex will visit the Republic of Cyprus and the Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia between Monday 20th and Wednesday 22nd June, according to the British High Commission....

24. 'A historic day': British bases lifts restrictions on civilian property development

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-historic-day-british-bases-lifts-restrictions-on-civilian-property-development

Eight years after the signing of a bilateral Arrangement between Cyprus and the UK, the SBA is today lifting restrictions on property development on 200 square kilometers of non-military areas within the bases....

25. SBA land run rules in foreign investors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sba-land-run-rules-in-foreign-investors

More opportunities and fewer restrictions for land development on SBA land went into effect on Monday in Cyprus, where foreign nationals will be allowed to invest along with locals who now have to review details and move quickly with any possible objections...

26. Cyprus feels quake as hypersonic race continues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-feels-quake-as-hypersonic-race-continues

Reports of an earthquake felt along the western coast of Cyprus on Tuesday were quickly dismissed by officials, who said no seismic activity had been picked up by instruments despite residents saying they heard a noise shaking their windows...

27. Cyprus municipalities reduced to 20 following reform bill passed by Parliament

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-municipalities-reduced-to-20-following-reform-bill-passed-by-parliament

The Cypriot Parliament Plenary on Thursday voted in favor of three bills adopting the reform of Local Government reducing the number of Municipalities throughout the government-controlled areas to 20....

28. Strong presence of Russian and American naval forces in the region

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strong-presence-of-russian-and-american-naval-forces-in-the-region

Long before the Russian invasion of Ukraine, an increase in the number of naval forces has been observed in the Mediterranean region either on patrol or participating in exercises....

29. Four Typhoon jets in RAF Akrotiri to patrol skies in Eastern Europe [VIDEO]

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-typhoon-jets-in-raf-akrotiri-to-patrol-skies-in-eastern-europe-video

Four Typhoon jets have landed in RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus and will shortly begin to patrol the skies with NATO Allies in Eastern Europe, a press release issued by the UK Defence Ministry said on Thursday....

30. NATO jets in Cyprus draw split reactions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nato-jets-in-cyprus-draw-split-reactions

Claims between East and West over the situation in Ukraine were hard to hold down over the weekend, but reports of more British fighter jets landing in Cyprus to deter Russia drew mixed reactions on the island where even the Church is feeling the heat as it prepares for elections...

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