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1. Russia: 8 people killed in university shooting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-8-people-killed-in-university-shooting

Russian media are reporting that a gunman open fired at Perm University in Siberia killing at least 8 and injuring 6....

2. Police hunt for supplier in cigarette racket

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-hunt-for-supplier-in-cigarette-smuggling-racket

Cyprus police are making headway in the fight against the sale of illegal tobacco, with officials hoping a man's dramatic arrest over the weekend could help catch bigger fish and rein in the sale of untaxed cigarettes...

3. Greece’s significant air power projection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/greece-s-significant-air-power-projection

Greece’s military procurement program – a thorn in Turkey’s side, described by its defense minister, Hulusi Akar, as “provocative” – is back at the fore, after the recent briefing in Parliament about the navy’s acquisition of 44 torpedoes for its Type 214 submarines....

4. Police warn public about phony text messages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-warn-public-about-phony-text-messages

Police are warning the public against fraudulent text messages with links to Banking and Credit Institutions....

5. Johnson & Johnson Vaccine: Is a booster shot necessary?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-johnson-vaccine-is-a-booster-shot-necessary

The New York Times answers questions about J&J booster shots...

6. Nineteen US Congress members call for UN action against Turkey’s Varosha plans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nineteen-us-congress-members-call-for-un-action-against-turkey-s-varosha-plans

Nineteen members of the US Congress have signed a letter addressed to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres...

7. A decentralized federation, with flexibility

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lilly-interview

Marina Economidou interviews UK High Commissioner Stephen Lillie regarding the UK's proposed plan to the Cyprus solution....

8. Shocking details emerge after pushback in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shocking-details-emerge-after-pushback-in-cyprus

More shocking details have emerged about a Syrian refugee’s ordeal in Cyprus, with police saying they were unaware last month they were separating a pregnant woman from her family during a pushback while some members of a House committee told a different story...

9. Police warn public following road fatalities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-warn-public-following-road-fatalities

Cyprus Police are pleading with the public in the aftermath of last week’s road fatalities to comply with traffic rules, with officials saying many deadly accidents were preventable...

10. Are COVID boosters needed?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/are-covid-boosters-needed

Advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are expected to discuss whether boosters will help....

11. Limassol crypto provider says imposter stole 35 million

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-crypto-provider-says-imposter-stole-35-million

A Cypriot resident who owns a blockchain service provider says his company was targeted by cyber criminals who managed to steal tens of millions in cryptocurrency simply by sending a message on a popular social app...

12. Syrian mom with newborn beats Cyprus pushback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-mom-with-newborn-beats-pushback-in-cyprus

A pregnant woman who reached Cyprus on a refugee boat last month has given birth to a boy, while the rest of her family and other passengers who were pushed back to Lebanon were said to be facing deportation to Syria...

13. Nicosia’s senator friend pays visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-s-senator-friend-pays-visit

US Senator Bob Menendez, a well-known ally of Greeks and Greek Cypriots, is on a private visit to Nicosia on Monday where he will receive the island’s highest honor...

14. Massive forest fire ravages Greek island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-forest-fire-ravages-greek-island

Firefighters and residents battled into the night Monday for a seventh day against a massive fire on Greece’s second-largest island as the nation endured what the prime minister described as 'a natural disaster of unprecedented proportions'...

15. Unvaccinated literally squeezed into a corner

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unvaccinated-literally-squeezed-into-a-corner

People no longer eligible for free rapid tests in government-run facilities were literally squeezed into a corner under the hot sun in Paphos on Sunday, while it was a walk in the park for vaccinated individuals and others in that town who were still eligible for state-funded testing based on the latest decree...

16. Government responds to fire with €6 million aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-responds-to-fire-with-€6-million-aid

The Republic of Cyprus has announced €6 million in financial aid for villages affected by a deadly fire, including compensation to the families of victims, with the government clarifying that illegal or uninsured structures would not be an issue...

17. EU chief visits Cyprus after deadly fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-chief-visits-cyprus-after-deadly-fire

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is on a visit to Cyprus to boost post-pandemic recovery efforts, but the EU chief also grabbed an opportunity to tell a local community affected by last weekend’s deadly fire that Europe was at their side...

18. Four laborers died trying to escape Cyprus fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-laborers-died-trying-to-escape-cyprus-fire

The bodies of four farm workers were discovered Sunday, the second day of a huge wildfire in Cyprus that so far burned 55 square kilometers, with reports saying the laborers perished while desperately trying to escape the inferno...

19. President focused on agenda after reshuffle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-focused-on-agenda-after-cabinet-reshuffle

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says this week reshuffle of his Cabinet will serve the government agenda, while blaming the opposition for his coalition-style approach falling flat...

20. Newly-formed census committee goes to ELAM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/newly-formed-census-committee-goes-to-elam

Nationalist party ELAM will preside over the newly-formed Census House committee in the Republic of Cyprus, after a recent disagreement between the two largest parties was ultimately resolved in what media pundits described as a solution based on Solomon’s judgment...

21. Legal departments face challenges in transformation efforts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/legal-departments-face-challenges-in-transformation-efforts

Legal departments across the globe are facing a mounting list of operational challenges as they look to transform in the wake of complex digital and regulatory change, according to the 2021 EY Law Survey, which was conducted in collaboration with the Harvard Law School Center on the Legal Profession...

22. Video pulled after critics said it was sexist

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/video-pulled-after-critics-said-it-was-sexist

Tourism officials in the Republic of Cyprus have pulled a video from their playlist on social media, after critics said the clip as part of a campaign to keep the country clean was 'sexist' and failed to get the message across...

23. West furious over Belarus ‘hijacking’ plane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/west-furious-over-belarus-‘hijacking-plane

A passenger plane flying from Athens to Lithuania was diverted to Belarus on Sunday, with reports suggesting secret foreign agents in the Greek capital took part in a plot described as a 'state hijacking' by Minsk to arrest a political dissident on board...

24. Israel destroys Gaza tower housing media

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-destroys-gaza-tower-housing-media

Israel destroyed a 12-storey tower block in Gaza housing the offices of the U.S.-based Associated Press and other news media on Saturday, saying the building was also used by the Islamist militant group Hamas...

25. Official says hackers targeted vax website

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-says-hackers-targeted-vax-website

The Cypriot government says it believes hackers were behind a cyber attack against the state’s website for vaccine appointment registration, after users said they were having technical problems using the site...

26. Syrian refugees reach Cyprus by boat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-reach-cyprus-by-boat

Dozens of newly arrived refugees from Syria in a wooden boat made it to Cyprus, just days after Lebanese police said they blocked over 50 undocumented Syrians from attempting to each the island...

27. Tatar on defense over PassportGate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-on-defense-over-passportgate

Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar says he would give up his Republic of Cyprus documents if there was a way, following new political controversy over citizenship on the divided island, with the newly-elected chief clarifying there were many reasons why his constituents in the north use passports issued in the south...

28. Biker loses leg in Limassol crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biker-loses-leg-in-limassol-crash

A young man is in critical condition after having his leg amputated on Tuesday, following a crash in Limassol where he collided with a vehicle that was reportedly attempting to make a right turn...

29. Larnaca factory goes up in flames

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-factory-goes-up-in-flames

A massive fire broke out at a factory in the Kelia industrial area in the Larnaca district on Thursday....

30. SMS not needed for Holy Week churchgoers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sms-not-needed-for-holy-week-churchgoers

Eastern Orthodox churchgoers in the Republic of Cyprus no longer need to send an SMS before attending service during Holy Week, based on an FAQ issued by the government on Monday revising and clarifying the latest lockdown measures...

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