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1. Building defense, innovation and a better future for our children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/building-defense-innovation-and-a-better-future-for-our-children

Candidates for the presidential elections that will take place in February 2023 continue their pre-election campaign with meetings, events and announcements on various issues....

2. California to allow human remains to be composted and used as soil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/california-to-allow-human-remains-to-be-composted-and-used-as-soil

California will begin offering the option of human composting after death thanks to a bill recently signed into law that aims to tackle climate change....

3. Gun report adds new twist in Azeri case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gun-report-adds-new-twist-in-azeri-case

The Azeri suspect in a contentious thwarted plot against Israelis in Cyprus has admitted some charges essentially throwing a curve ball at the prosecution, with the defense raising serious questions over murder-for-hire conspiracy and terrorism accusations...

4. 'We belong to the West'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/we-belong-to-the-west

The phrase "We belong to the West" belongs to Constantine Karamanlis and was uttered half a century ago and at a time when Greece was emerging from a traumatic seven-year period. ...

5. Cyprus to provide logistical support and services to US naval vessels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-provide-logistical-support-and-services-to-us-naval-vessels-video

The US and Cyprus commemorated on Monday the completion of the Acquisition and Cross Services Agreement (ACSA) between the Republic of Cyprus and the United States of America the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Cyprus Charalambos Petrides and US Ambassador Judith Garber....

6. Queen Elizabeth's funeral: The 'last hurrah' for Britain's longest reigning monarch

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/queen-elizabeth-s-funeral-the-last-hurrah-for-britain-s-longest-reigning-monarch

Elizabeth's ceremony and procession to be broadcast globally, with events expected to last nearly 12 hours...

7. Ankara accuses Greece of fatal pushback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-accuses-greece-of-fatal-pushback

Ankara says Greece is responsible for the deaths of six irregular migrants, including young children, whose boat sunk this week during an alleged pushback, with Athens denying the allegations and pointing out that the incident took place in Turkish waters...

8. Rhetoric escalates as shots fired in Aegean Sea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rhetoric-escalates-as-shots-fired-in-aegean-sea

Turkey says Greek coast guard fired shots at a Turkish cargo ship in international waters in the Aegean, with Athens saying the ship was 'moving suspiciously' in Greek waters while others are calling for calm as rhetoric escalates again...

9. €19m funding for photovoltaics in National Guard camps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€19m-funding-for-photovoltaics-in-national-guard-camps

Cyprus Ministry of Defence has secured, through EU structural funds and in particular the Thalia Programme, €19 million to fund the installation of photovoltaic systems in National Guard camps, ...

10. Public schools to be digitally upgraded by 2025

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/public-schools-to-be-digitally-upgraded-by-2025

The Cypriot Ministry of Education, Sports and Youth on Tuesday signed a €20 million contract for the provision of digital support services, paving the way for the transition towards digital public schools....

11. Young man dies in Cape Greco after diving mishap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-man-dies-in-cape-greco-after-diving-mishap

A young scuba-diving instructor lost his life in Cyprus after he went missing in Cape Greco on Saturday before dawn, with reports saying he had gone free diving but never resurfaced...

12. Cyprus' Air Force One takes its maiden voyage to Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-air-force-one-takes-its-maiden-voyage-to-larnaca

At a special ceremony held today at the Elefsina Air Base, the President of the Republic Mr. Nicos Anastasiades received from the Prime Minister of Greece Mr. Kyriakos Mitsotakis, an aircraft of the Hellenic Republic donated to the Republic of Cyprus....

13. UNFICYP urges caution after buffer zone reports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-urges-caution-following-buffer-zone-reports

A couple of incidents that took place in the buffer zone are making headlines in Cyprus, including allegations that Turkish soldiers violated the green line, with UN peacekeepers saying they were investigating but also urging caution before drawing conclusions...

14. Greek border with Turkey to be fully fenced-off

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-border-with-turkey-to-be-fully-fenced-off

Responding to an apparent escalation in Turkish moves to push migrants into Greece over land and sea, the Council for Foreign Affairs and Defense (KYSEA) decided on Tuesday in favor of additional measures for the protection of the country’s borders....

15. US ambassador’s murder in Cyprus still unresolved

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-s-murder-in-cyprus-still-unresolved

The killing of the American Ambassador in Cyprus in August 1974 made headlines on Friday, as it happens every year on the island on the anniversary of his death, with convoluted information emerging in the public domain through the years and no convictions half a century later...

16. Savannah cat Berton dies in state custody

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/savannah-cat-berton-dies-in-state-custody

A Savannah cat named Berton, a house pet who was taken away from his Limassol home following an incident, was found dead on Tuesday at a Paphos zoo where he was being detained...

17. The parallels between Athens in 2011 and Nicosia in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-parallels-between-athens-in-2011-and-nicosia-in-2022

In the last ten days, two horrific videos of racist attacks by Greek Cypriots against a Congolese woman in Larnaca and a young man from Pakistan in old Nicosia have come to light....

18. Public rooting for hybrid cat detained at Limassol zoo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/public-rooting-for-hybrid-cat-detained-at-limassol-zoo

Public support came pouring in over the weekend for a woman and her Savannah cat, which is being detained at the Limassol zoo over safety concerns, with social media users shocked that her request to take the animal to the vet was initially rejected...

19. Photo blunder throws north into chaos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/photo-blunder-throws-north-into-chaos

A photo printed on lottery tickets in the north has landed officials in the hot seat and started a political media war, after it was revealed that depicted fighters holding a Turkish flag were actually Greek Cypriot paramilitaries rejoicing after capturing a Turkish Cypriot stronghold in 1964...

20. Covid: 13 deaths and 10 thousand new cases detected last week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-13-deaths-and-10-thousand-new-cases-detected-last-week

The Health Ministry in Cyprus announced on Friday that 12 COVID-19 patients, three women and nine men, died of COVID from 15 to 21 July while 10,152 new cases were traced with the positivity rate reaching 9.14%. ...

21. Police wrap up wobbly probe in commando death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-wrap-up-wobbly-probe-in-commando-death

A police probe in the death of a Cypriot paratrooper who fell from a helicopter last month is nearing completion, with eyebrows raised after reports suggested Paphos investigators opted not to call on independent experts to analyze data from the flight...

22. 'I had warned them that the Turks were getting ready'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/i-had-warned-them-that-the-turks-were-getting-ready

It wasn't a matter of instinct, he didn't accidentally smell impending danger. The facts spoke for Alexandros Simioforidis and he could not ignore them. ...

23. Watching the Turkish paratroopers from my window

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-watching-the-turkish-paratroopers-from-my-window

It was approximately 5.20 a.m. on the morning of July 20, 1974, when I was awakened by the ring of a telephone in my home in Nicosia....

24. Cypriot priest reassigned after coup faux pas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-priest-reassigned-after-coup-faux-pas

Failure to commemorate a Greek Cypriot man killed by EOKA in 1973 lead to a local priest being reassigned this week, with the cleric saying it was an honest mistake but the relatives argue there was a sinister motive...

25. Over 15,000 covid cases recorded in the past week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-15-000-covid-cases-recorded-in-the-past-week

Cyprus Health Ministry announced on Friday that seven COVID-19 patients, four men and three women, died from 8 to 14 July while 15,386 new cases were traced....

26. Mari blast: 'A tragic reminder of the states' duty to its citizens'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mari-blast-a-tragic-reminder-of-the-states-duty-to-its-citizens

"The 11th of July, 2011, is a tragic reminder of the responsibilities of the state, but also of its obligations towards society," President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades said Monday at the memorial service for the 13 victims of the massive explosion at the naval base “Evangelos Florakis”, in Mari, on the southern coast of Cyprus....

27. Commando's death: The objections from two officers were ignored

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commando-s-death-the-objections-from-two-officers-were-ignored

There are many unanswered questions surrounding the death of commando Panagiotis Giannios, who, during a National Guard exercise, fell to his death from a helicopter in the Paphos area....

28. Paphos police confirm CID probe in commando death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-police-confirm-cid-probe-in-commando-death

Investigators from Paphos’ Criminal Investigation Department are probing the death of a commando who jumped in the water from a helicopter during the shooting of a promo video, with reports saying they are focusing on footage to ascertain the aircraft’s maneuvers but also asking the army for audio recordings during the fatal mission...

29. Commando succumbs to injuries after helicopter jump

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commando-succumbs-to-injuries-after-helicopter-jump

A commando succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday following an accident two days earlier when he jumped out of a moving helicopter during military training in Paphos, with his death marking the third army fatality in one year...

30. Commando very critical after helicopter jump

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commando-very-critical-after-helicopter-jump

A paratrooper in the Republic of Cyprus is on life support following an accident at sea, with the defense ministry calling for an investigation after reports suggested the private jumped incorrectly from a helicopter into water...

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