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151. Government muddying waters over who is responsible for deadly fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-muddying-waters-over-who-is-responsible-for-deadly-fires

In the aftermath of what was the worst fire in Greece’s modern history, the government is coming under increasing criticism for failing to provide clear-cut information on the number of missing and for allegedly trying to muddy the waters over who is responsible....

152. Kammenos defends government's response to blaze

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kammenos-defends-government-s-response-to-blaze

Defense Minister Panos Kammenos on Monday defended the government’s response to the deadly wildfires east of Athens that have so far claimed at least 91 lives....

153. Security Council renews UNFICYP mandate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/security-council-renews-unficyp-mandate

The Security Council authorized a six‑month mandate renewal for the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) on Thursday, unanimously adopting resolution 2430 (2018)...

154. Dozens of Attica beaches found unfit for swimming

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dozens-of-attica-beaches-found-unfit-for-swimming

Seventy-one out of 323 beaches inspected by the Panhellenic Center for Ecological Research in the Greek capital’s Attica region were found unfit for swimming, with low cleanliness scores going to popular spots like Loutsa, Oropos and Schinias....

155. Energean commits to Eastern Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/energean-commits-to-eastern-mediterranean

Energean is seeking approval from Cyprus for the Greek oil and gas firm to build a pipeline from its Israeli offshore gas fields and import 0.5 to 1 billion cubic meters of gas a year to the island...

156. Ditch the bag or pay the charge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ditch-the-bag-or-pay-the-charge

Supermarkets and other shops will be required to charge customers for plastic bags on Sunday, based on a new executive order by the President’s Cabinet...

157. Customs boost petrol inspections from the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/customs-boost-petrol-inspections-from-the-north

The Customs Department says it will intensify inspections at crossing points to crack down on gasoline bought in the north of the island, warning that officials could confiscate containers and even impound vehicles if there is a law violation...

158. Take-away lessons from 'Cyprus in the digital agenda'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/take-away-lessons-from-cyprus-in-the-digital-agenda

Cyprus is turning the page in the digital age era but there are still many steps in the path forward. This appears to be the general conclusion from Thursday’s conference on "Cyprus in the Digital Agenda" organised by Kathimerini newspaper and the SPP MEDIA Group...

159. Paphos airport wins accessibility award

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/paphos-airport-wins-accessibility-award

Paphos International Airport has won an award for being the most accessible airport in Europe during this week’s Airports Council International conference in Brussels...

160. Suspected Paphos arsonist released from custody

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspected-paphos-arsonist-released-from-custody

A 58-year-old suspected arsonist, who was released from custody Tuesday, will still face charges in connection with a Monday fire in Trachypedoulas...

161. Committee on Cyprus missing has more work to do

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/committee-on-cyprus-missing-has-more-work-to-do

The Committee on Missing Persons says they need to start opening graves to obtain DNA, just days after media reports said CMP was slowing down, but the task ahead is difficult and in need of cash...

162. State doctors up in arms over medical school bill

https://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...

163. Officials say hot weather manageable so far

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/weather

Officials say a yellow weather warning on Saturday played a role towards helping reduce heat stroke incidents, with Sunday temperatures rolling back and a chance of rain showers Monday and Tuesday...

164. Publicising court rulings blocked due to GDPR

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/publicising-court-rulings-blocked-due-to-gdpr

The Supreme Court has decided to block the publicising of court rulings until special legislation can be enacted that would comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation...

165. Ecumenical Patriarch on ‘green’ offensive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ecumenical-patriarch-on-‘green-offensive

Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomaios, the spiritual leader of the world’s Orthodox Christians, inaugurated an international environmental conference on the island of Spetses, southwest of Athens, on Wednesday....

166. Little boy’s pool incident exposes safety risks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/little-boy-s-pool-incident-exposes-safety-risks

A pool incident where a young child almost drowned is raising concerns over safety, with the Green party weighing in trying to find ways to propose additional legislation for private swimming sites...

167. Out-of-towner enters Nicosia competition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/out-of-towner-supermarket-enters-nicosia-competition

Papantoniou Supermarkets is getting ready to set up shop in the middle of a tough competitive market in western Nicosia, where other giants also stake a claim, but there are still some permit hurdles for the out-of-town family...

168. Treppides Annual event in Moscow

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/treppides-annual-event-in-moscow

K. Treppides & Co Limited is delighted to announce its annual event in Moscow taking place on the 6th of June 2018...

169. Achna says no to crocs anywhere in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/achna-says-no-to-crocs-anywhere-in-cyprus

The Achna local council has voted down the creation of a crocodile park in the area, following loud objections from local residents, who essentially are now blocking any further steps by the company on the island...

170. Achna votes again on crocodile park

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/achna-votes-again-on-crocodile-park

The Achna local council will take a vote Tuesday evening on whether or not to give consent to the construction of a controversial crocodile park, following loud objections from local residents...

171. British Bases dismiss allegations over casino hold up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/british-bases-dismiss-allegations-over-casino-hold-up

The British Bases say they are not putting obstacles in the path of a building permit application for the casino resort in Limassol, responding to local reports about a hold up due to an environmental impact assessment...

172. Most Nicosians say their town is clean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/most-nicosians-say-their-town-is-clean

A Eurostat survey shows that most residents in Nicosia believe their city is clean, with the results being very subjective and ranging from 9 to 95 percent for 109 different cities...

173. Cyprus forecasts high GDP growth of 3% plus until 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-forecasts-high-gdp-growth-of-3-plus-until-2021

High growth rates exceeding 3% of the GDP and high primary surpluses are projected until the year 2021 in the Strategic Fiscal Policy Framework (SFPF) 2019-2021, which was approved by the cabinet...

174. Environmental study holding up casino resort

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/environmental-study-holding-up-casino-resort

A potentially huge glitch has appeared just days ahead of the scheduled stone laying ceremony for the Cypriot casino resort, with an environmental impact assessment not yet in the clear and the company blaming the delay on British military interests...

175. US says Cyprus energy riches must be shared as part of a solution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-says-cyprus-energy-riches-must-be-shared-as-part-of-a-solution

Cyprus’ oil and gas resources should be equitably shared between both communities on the island, in the context of an overall settlement said Jonathan Cohen, Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs...

176. Cyprus can play a role in monitoring climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cyprus-can-play-a-role-in-monitoring-climate-change

Cyprus has a role to play in issues concerning climate change by building up a new station to monitor the effects, General Secretary of the World Meteorological Organisation, Petteri Taalas told CNA...

177. Cyprus energy search – averting a US-Turkey crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-energy-search-–-averting-a-us-turkey-crisis

Cyprus continues to proceed with offshore oil and gas projects despite Turkey's opposition...

178. Health minister calls on doctors to support reform

https://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...

179. EU court upholds insecticide ban to save bees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-court-upholds-insecticide-ban-to-save-bees

An EU court upheld a partial ban on three insecticides known as neonicotinoids, saying that the European Commission had been right in 2013 to restrict their use to protect bees...

180. Questions raised over school safety during gym class

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/questions-raised-over-school-safety-during-gym-class

Education Minister Costas Hambiaouris has received the final report on the circumstances surrounding the death of a 10-year-old student in Larnaca, but people are already raising questions about safety on school premises during gym class...

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