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02 February, 2023
 

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1. Covid, RSV & influenza are causing a triple epidemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-rsv-influenza-are-causing-a-triple-epidemic

With regard to seasonal viruses, hospitals seem to be operating in a precarious situation in terms of bed availability. ...

2. Exam paper leak rocks school reform in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/exam-paper-leak-rocks-school-reform-in-cyprus

There was uproar in the Greek Cypriot education system on Monday after an exam paper leak was made public, with authorities unsure whether to call police and teachers calling on the government to rethink a controversial semester reform...

3. Social media campaigning is dominating this year's electoral race

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/social-media-campaigning-is-dominating-this-year-s-electoral-race

If this election differs from previous ones in any way, it is because the lion's share of the advertising pie has shifted to digital media, particularly social media, with Facebook and Instagram dominating in terms of the amount of advertising content given to them....

4. Garage gate erupts as Biden faces Burisma email deadline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/garage-gate-erupts-as-biden-faces-burisma-email-deadline

US President Joe Biden is facing new challenges following revelations that a second batch of classified documents has been discovered in his home garage in Delaware, just weeks before a deadline expires on releasing emails related to Cyprus-based Burisma, a Ukrainian oil company where his son Hunter got a seat on the board...

5. Biology textbook at center of controversy in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biology-textbook-at-center-of-controversy-in-cyprus

A biology textbook is the center of heated debate in Cyprus after references to “purity” and “abstinence” in a chapter on sexually transmitted diseases were posted on social media...

6. Cypriot minister talks Ukraine in Berlin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-talks-ukraine-in-berlin

Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides will meet with his German counterpart Annalena Baerbock on Monday, just days after she warned any weak links in Europe’s resolve would only embolden Moscow...

7. Ukraine: Russia calls for 36-hour truce to mark Orthodox Christmas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-russia-calls-for-36-hour-truce-to-mark-orthodox-christmas

The Kremlin has called on Kyiv to declare a temporary truce in the war in Ukraine to allow people to mark Orthodox Christmas, Russian media has reported....

8. Cyprus is in the midst of the new 'Narcos'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-is-in-the-midst of-the-new-narcos

Since December 20, cannabis has been washing up on the shores of free and occupied Famagusta, specifically over 100 kilos of packaged Indian hemp were collected by police....

9. The most likely scenario for the drugs found in Protaras

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-most-likely-scenario for-the-drugs-found-in-protaras

Stelios Sergides, deputy commander of the YKAN, told CNA that 340 kilos of cannabis, 38 kilos of cocaine, 3.5 kilos of ecstasy pills, and 4.5 kilos of methamphetamine were seized in Cyprus in 2022, with the number of drugs increasing over the previous five years....

10. Cyprus' Archbishop Georgios lays down the law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-archbishop-georgios-lays-down-the-law

Cyprus’ newly elected Archbishop Georgios says he will adhere to the island’s church traditions but also promote religious inner-peace, adding all people of Cyprus are united against one enemy...

11. Cyprus stands with America during deadly winter storm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-stands-with-america-during-deadly-winter-storm

The Republic of Cyprus’ foreign ministry expressed profound sorrow for the tragic loss of life following extreme weather conditions in the United States, where dozens of people died while motorists were still trying to dig themselves out...

12. Cyprus' Russian-Ukrainian duo head to Antarctica

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-russian-ukrainian-team-head-to-antarctica

Two Limassol residents, a man from Ukraine and a woman from Russia, are flying to the earth’s southernmost town, where they will embark on a mission to Antarctica to plant their flag on New Year's Day...

13. Snow melts fast in rare white Christmas tease

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/snow-melts-fast-in-rare-white-christmas-tease

A rare white Christmas captured on video Monday morning lasted only hours in Cyprus, with snowflakes in Troodos mountains melting in the daytime while cold temperatures and strong winds stuck around through the evening...

14. Greeks and Turks square off over Aegean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greeks-and-turks-square-off-over-aegean-flights

US calls to deescalate tension in the Aegean fell on deaf ears as NATO allies Greece and Turkey continued to trade accusations during Christmas, with Ankara accusing Athens of harassing Turkish aircraft and the Greek prime minister talking about a troublemaker neighbor...

15. Weather verdict in Cyprus includes white Christmas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/weather-verdict-in-cyprus-includes-white-christmas

A rare white Christmas in Cyprus has not been ruled out, with weather officials saying there are chances of light snow high up in the mountains on Sunday...

16. New Archbishop to be chosen on Christmas Eve

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-archbishop-to-be-chosen-on-christmas-eve

On Christmas Eve, the Holy Synod will elect a new Archbishop of the Church of Cyprus, it was decided on Thursday....

17. According to research, costs for a festive table ranges from €24 to €255

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/according-to-research-costs-for-a-festive-table-ranges-from-€24-to-€255

The Cyprus Consumers Association conducted a survey on the cost of the Christmas table as part of its foundation's mission to protect and provide consumers with more complete information. The survey was conducted from December 12 to December 21, 2022....

18. Lack of 'discounts' for the holiday table

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lack-of-discounts-for-the-holiday-table

This year's Christmas table is expected to be laden with delectable fare. This is a tool that supermarkets have enlisted in order to retain customers and possibly increase sales, even in times of inflation....

19. Scotland: Children as young as 15 can begin process of changing their gender

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scotland-children-as-young-as-15-can-begin-process-of-changing-their-gender

Teenagers as young as 15 will be able to begin the process of legally changing their sex after MSPs blocked a last-ditch bid to exclude children from Nicola Sturgeon’s transgender reforms....

20. Cyprus on alert after first case of Strep A

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-alert-after-first-case-of-strep-a

The Republic of Cyprus announced on Monday its first case of Group A streptococcus, prompting officials to summon a physician from Israel to assess the medical condition of a little girl who is intubated in Nicosia...

21. Cyprus Airways flights up 406% in November compared to last year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-airways-flights-up-406-in-november-compared-to-last-year

Cyprus Airways announced today that a 406% increase was recorded in flights last November, compared to the corresponding month in 2021....

22. Holy alliances begin after Orthodox Cypriots pick top three

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/holy-alliances-begin-after-orthodox-cypriots-pick-top-three

The top three candidates for the archbishopric throne in Cyprus emerged after a popular vote on Sunday, with the Holy Synod now taking center stage as it prepares to pick the winner before the year is out...

23. Grant Johnson: City of Dreams Mediterranean will be the game changer for Cyprus’ hospitality industry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/grant-johnson-city-of-dreams-mediterranean-will-be-the-game-changer-for-cyprus-hospitality-industry

The multi-themed City of Dreams Mediterranean resort in Limassol, which will include a luxury hotel, casino, entertainment and sports facilities, adventure park, shops and restaurants, among others, will begin operations in the second quarter of 2023. Grant Johnson, the General Manager of COD analyzes what exactly the City of Dreams Mediterranean will be, what it will offer to the tourism product of Cyprus, how it will strengthen the country's economy and its position as a popular tourist destination and at the same time he analyzes how this project will have significant benefits for the local community and its people. ...

24. Cyprus retail sector continues climb despite inflation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-retail-sector-continues-climb-despite-inflation

Black Friday, with its high levels of traffic and shopping, appears to have given way to the Christmas holiday season. The market is still moving well, with increased foot traffic in shopping malls and main streets....

25. Streptococcus tests imminent - Decisions from the meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/streptococcus-tests-imminent-decisions-from-the-meeting

A series of preventive measures to address and monitor the outbreak of streptococcal infections in Cyprus was announced on Monday by the Ministry of Health, in collaboration with the Paediatric Society of Cyprus....

26. Cyprus Cocktail Festival - The Christmas Edition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cocktail-festival-the-christmas-edition

Deejay Radio and Difford's Guide have announced that the CYPRUS COCKTAIL FESTIVAL, which was postponed in October of last year, will return on December 14 in CHRISTMAS MODE....

27. Archbishopric hopefuls turn attention to foreign voters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/archbishopric-hopefuls-turn-attention-to-foreign-voters

A growing number of reports on the archbishopric election in Cyprus, a high stakes political affair set to take place next month, suggest foreign voters are a big unknown as six contenders navigate a deeply divided society where influences from East and West are being renegotiated...

28. Raising the Black Friday bar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/raising-the-black-friday-bar

This year's Black Friday is expected to be much stronger and more appealing to consumers than last year's Black Friday. Following the tepid and disappointing performance of 2021, market participants believe this is the case. ...

29. Immerse yourself in a Christmas wonderland

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/immerse-yourself-in-a-christmas-wonderland

There is a little over a month left until Christmas, which means that now is the perfect time to book a trip for anyone who is planning to reach another country, especially a European country....

30. Amazon announces immediate layoffs of 10,000 workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/amazon-announces-immediate-layoffs-of-10-000-workers

Amazon plans to lay off approximately 10,000 employees from administrative and other positions in its technology departments....

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