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181. International congress on Greece and Cyprus geoparks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/international-congress-on-greece-and-cyprus-geoparks

The first International Congress of UNESCO Geoparks in Greece and Cyprus will take place in Athens on Thursday and Friday...

182. Doctors strike but there are cracks in their united front

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctors-strike-but-there-are-cracks-in-their-united-front

State doctors are going forward with a two-hour work stoppage in public hospitals to protest what they call “unworkable conditions” but there are already cracks in their united front...

183. Greece's Souda Bay naval base is ‘world-class’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-souda-bay-military-base-is-‘world-class

Greece’s military base in Souda Bay, Crete, is an “essential hub” for NATO operations in the Mediterranean, combining world-class facilities with access to North Africa, the Commander of Allied Joint Force Command Naples and US Naval Forces Europe and Africa, US Navy Admiral James Foggo....

184. Co-op receives two bids in good bank, bad bank scenarios

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/co-op-receives-two-bids-in-good-bank-bad-bank-scenarios

The Cooperative Central Bank (CCB) announced on Monday it has received two bids as part of its privatisation process launched in March, with one bidder going after the ‘good bank’ scenario just as the European Commission approved the acquisition of Altamira Cyprus by a joint platform with CCB and one of the bidders...

185. Doctors clash with minister following boy's death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctorts-clash-with-minister-following-boy-s-death

State doctors say working conditions are to blame for the death of a school boy that led to the arrest of two emergency medics, with the health minister describing the connection as “most unfortunate” as the incident is under three separate investigations...

186. Trump seeks 'very meaningful' summit in with N. Korea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-seeks-very-meaningful-summit-in-with-n-korea

US President Donald Trump has high hopes of “doing something very meaningful” to curtail North Korea’s nuclear ambitions at a summit in Singapore next month, after Pyongyang smoothed the way for talks by freeing three American prisoner...

187. Cyprus Residency and Citizenship-by-Investment Scheme Remains Appealing to Investors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-residency-and-citizenship-by-investment-scheme-remains-appealing-to-investors

With more than three decades of presence operating as a leading international advisory services firm, K. Treppides & Co Ltd offers insight into the latest residency and investment trends to impact Cyprus...

188. Greece's new startup culture: technology and seagrass sunglasses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/greece-s-new-startup-culture-technology-and-seagrass-sunglasses

Greek student Stavros Tsompanidis was walking on a beach when he saw a business idea in the piles of dried-up seagrass...

189. Greek gunboat on patrol nudged by Turkish cargo vessel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-gunboat-on-patrol-nudged-by-turkish-cargo-vessel

A Greek gunboat was nudged by a Turkish cargo vessel early on Friday while on patrol for unauthorized migrant crossings in the Aegean Sea, the Greek navy said. ...

190. World famous Cyprus beach to get its sand back

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-famous-cyprus-beach-to-get-its-sand-back

A sand nourishment project will take place right on the beach at the world-famous Fig Tree bay, but this year local authorities are trying to minimise controversy by obtaining permits and using science to combat erosion...

191. Poor dietary habits among Cypriot children linked to obesity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/poor-dietary-habits-among-cypriot-children-linked-to-obesity

A new study shows that obesity rates among children in Cyprus are the highest in Europe, showing preference in fatty foods and low desire for physical activity...

192. EU membership has not worked as a catalyst for peace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-membership-has-not-worked-as-a-catalyst-for-peace

Cyprus` membership to the EU in 2004 has not worked as a catalyst towards a solution of the Cyprus problem...

193. Another UK minister bites the dust over immigration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-uk-minister-bites-the-dust-over-immigration

Home Secretary Amber Rudd resigned on Sunday after Prime Minister Theresa May’s government faced an outpouring of indignation over its treatment of some long-term Caribbean residents who were wrongly labelled illegal immigrants...

194. Cyprus is 'dragging its feet' on nature protection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cyprus-is-dragging-its-feet-on-nature-protection

With regard to Cyprus, none of the 11 evaluation criteria received positive scores, with the great problem of the inadequate protection and management of the Natura 2000 sites ...

195. Over 40,000 volunteers will clean up Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/over-40-000-volunteers-will-clean-up-cyprus

It is the largest voluntary action that takes place in Cyprus...

196. Leaders approve Prince Charles to succeed Queen as Commonwealth head

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/leaders-approve-prince-charles-to-succeed-queen-as-commonwealth-head

The biennial meeting, taking place in Britain for the first time in 20 years, could be the last attended by the 91-year-old queen...

197. Early elections in Turkey give Greece the jitters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/early-elections-in-turkey-give-greece-the-jitters

Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to call for snap elections on June 24 is of direct consequence to Greece, more than at any other time, as the Turkish president increasingly espouses a nationalist stance and invests in the political gains this brings him....

198. Nicosia conference will stand up evidence on climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/nicosia-conference-will-stand-up-evidence-on-climate-change

There is now overwhelming scientific evidence that climate is changing because of human activities....

199. Government seeks common ground in Peyia sea caves controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-seeks-common-ground-in-peyia-sea-caves-controversy

An internationally-renowned expert is coming to Cyprus to assist the government in conducting a study on the sea caves controversy in Peyia, just weeks after the Green Party filed an official complaint with the EU Commission....

200. Celebrating Israel’s 70th Independence Day in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/celebrating-israel-s-70th-independence-day-in-cyprus

The significant natural gas reserves in the Eastern Mediterranean offer much potential for joint ventures and commercial growth...

201. Southeast Asia's idyllic islands buckle under tourism strain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/southeast-asia-s-idyllic-islands-buckle-under-tourism-strain

Airports have become chaotic, hotels are being thrown up hastily with little regard for safety and sanitation...

202. Limassol company fined €8000 for oil pollution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/limassol-company-fined-€8000-for-oil-pollution

A company in Limassol has been fined €8000 for polluting the waters of the southern town, during inspection that gave the newly-formed deputy ministry of shipping an opportunity to get involved....

203. Privatisation of Co-op may lead to the creation of a 'bad bank'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/privatisation-of-co-op-may-lead-to-the-creation-of-a-bad-bank

A process launched by the nationalised Cooperative Cyprus Bank may lead to the creation of an Asset Management Company also known as a bad bank ...

204. Cooperative bank outflow appears to have stopped

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cooperative-bank-outflow-appears-to-have-stopped

The Cyprus finance minister says outflow has stopped at the state-owned Cyprus Cooperative Bank, following a €2.5 billion deposit by the government that is seeking private investors for the troubled institution....

205. Nicosia to protest construction of Akkuyu nuclear plant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-protest-construction-of-akkuyu-nuclear-plant

Cyprus is more concerned than any other country since the power plant will be situated just a few dozen kilometres from its northern coast...

206. ECHR rules against Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/echr-rules-against-cyprus

The European Court of Human Rights upheld a complaint against Cyprus with four votes in favour and three against, where a Polish inmate accused the state of inhumane treatment....

207. Cyprus decriminalises early term abortion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-decriminalises-early-term-abortion

A majority of MPs on Friday voted to decriminalise abortion by amending the island’s criminal code to make early-term pregnancy terminations risk-free. But more work is to be done in the House on additional legislation on a range of related issues....

208. ExxonMobil’s Ocean Investigator arrives in block 10 of Cyprus' EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/exxonmobil-s-ocean-investigator-arrives-in-block-10-of-cyprus-eez

Test drilling in Block 10 by ExxonMobil and its partner Qatar Petroleum is scheduled to take place in October...

209. Government aims to stop dodgy beach construction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-aims-to-stop-dodgy-beach-construction

The government is determined to put a halt to illegal construction on the beach, following a recent spat between state and local officials on several projects that apparently violate the law. ...

210. Cyprus and Israel conduct joint military exercise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-israel-conduct-joint-military-exercise

Various types of Israeli Airforce aircraft will also join the drill...

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