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1. Dangerous mosquito hitches plane ride to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dangerous-mosquito-hitches-plane-ride-to-cyprus

Cypriot authorities have been alarmed over an invasive mosquito that could potentially spread a virus, with experts saying the pesky pest most likely reached the island by plane...

2. Locals still object to barbed wire around divided Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-keep-objecting-to-barbed-wire-around-divided-nicosia

New video footage shows barbed wire tossed aside in east Nicosia, with local media following the story after locals west of the capital demonstrated over the weekend against a controversial government fence aimed at keeping irregular migrants at bay...

3. Pregnant refugee who lost twins blames hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pregnant-refugee-who-lost-twins-blames-hospital

A senior pastor in Nicosia says a pregnant refugee lost her twins after hospital administrators refused medical treatment due to lack of paperwork, with the health minister ordering a probe into the matter and vowing to personally escort the lady at her next appointment...

4. Carob wars continue at peak harvest season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/carob-wars-continue-at-peak-harvest-season

Carob wars continue to rage in Limassol after local farmers discovered that someone beat them to their trees as the harvest season was drawing to a close...

5. Black student in Cyprus inspired after racial attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/black-student-in-cyprus-inspired-after-racial-attack

An international student in the Republic of Cyprus says he wants to “change the world for the better” after he was battered by an intoxicated man in Limassol during a racially-charged attack last month...

6. Cyprus Police probe illegal stem cell therapy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-probe-illegal-stem-cell-therapy

Cyprus Police raided a Long Covid clinic in Larnaca this week where it turned out that stem cells from donors in Ukraine were being used illegally in overpromised patients with chronic illnesses who flock to the island’s southern town for treatment...

7. Scorpions cancel Russia as they rock believers in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scorpions-cancel-russia-as-they-rock-believers-in-cyprus

The Scorpions rocked the stage on Tuesday night in Limassol, where many Russians and Ukrainians made their home away from home, but a wind of change was in the air when the band altered the lyrics to the world’s most famous perestroika song...

8. Father in despair after son’s mystery accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/father-in-despair-after-son-s-mystery-accident

The father of a British visitor, who went on life support in Cyprus following an unexplained road incident, is raising questions over a police investigation into his son’s motorcycle accident last week...

9. Israel reassures Turkey over Cyprus drill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-reassures-turkey-over-cyprus-drill

A 'new chapter' in relations between Ankara and Jerusalem was launched this week during a visit to Israel by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, who reportedly sought an explanation regarding a large-scale military drill said to take place in Cyprus over the weekend...

10. Chinese embassy in Cyprus speaks out on extradition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-embassy-in-cyprus-speaks-out-on-extradition

The Chinese embassy in Cyprus has responded to reports in local media that accused Beijing of using scare tactics on the island to get a suspect extradited, with an official statement pointing to fake news and offering a different side to the story...

11. Sexual harassment case emerges after man rehired

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sexual-harassment-case-remerges-after-man-gets-rehired

A female journalist’s renewed complaint of sexual harassment in the workplace is hanging in the balance, as the attorney general in Cyprus is being called upon to decide whether a long-forgotten issue ought to go forward after the alleged suspect was rehired...

12. Cyprus feels quake as hypersonic race continues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-feels-quake-as-hypersonic-race-continues

Reports of an earthquake felt along the western coast of Cyprus on Tuesday were quickly dismissed by officials, who said no seismic activity had been picked up by instruments despite residents saying they heard a noise shaking their windows...

13. Russian Ambassador leaves Cyprus after 9 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-ambassador-leaves-cyprus-after-9-years

After 9 years of service in the diplomatic mission of the Russian Federation in Nicosia, Stanislav Osaci leaves Cyprus....

14. Union crowd turns violent over strikebreaker bus driver

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mob-turns-violent-over-strike-breaker-bus-driver

A crowd of bus company workers on strike in Nicosia became aggressive after a march on Wednesday, with police officers unable to clear way for a driver who broke ranks and attempted to get back to work...

15. US school weighs in on commissioner’s inflated resume

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-school-weighs-in-on-commissioner-s-inflated-resume

An American university reportedly never knew about a former volunteerism commissioner in Cyprus, who resigned his position last year amid allegations he manipulated his resume and credentials...

16. Interior ministry evicts migrants on Christmas Eve

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-ministry-evicts-migrants-on-christmas-eve

Asylum seekers from Africa have been ordered by an executive order to abandon their place of residence in an industrial area south of Nicosia, with the landlord asking authorities on Christmas Eve to allow time until tenants can find a new roof over their heads...

17. Athens looking to buy 15 naval ships by 2026

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-looking-to-buy-15-naval-ships-by-2026

At a time when Greece is being pressured on different fronts, the country is now pursuing a comprehensive strategy of deepening and expanding its diplomatic imprint in the wider region...

18. Cyprus wakes up to a frothy surprise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wakes-up-to-a-frothy-surprise

A rare coastal phenomenon known as Cappuccino Coast was captured on video Wednesday morning in Protaras, adding frothy undertones to the island as snow continues to fall high up in the mountains...

19. Troubling details emerge in stabbing death in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/troubling-details-in-stabbing-death-in-nicosia

Troubling details in the death of an asylum seeker, who was stabbed by a fellow compatriot outside their residential building, point to arguments over food, ambulance delays, and unspeakable living conditions among asylum seekers...

20. Locals up in arms over mosque plans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-up-in-arms-over-mosque-plans

Local residents in a village in Paphos are up in arms over hearsay that Syrian inhabitants in the community want to have a mosque in the small rural town, with the debate on migration getting more intense and political...

21. Second suspect arrested in alleged plot against Israelis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-suspect-arrested-in-alleged-plot-against-israelis

Cyprus police have arrested another man in connection with an investigation into an alleged assassination plot against Israeli businessmen, while lawyers representing the main suspect say lack of a public hearing is not fair to their client...

22. Jiu Jitsu producers file new lawsuit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jiu-jitsu-producers-file-new-lawsuit

The producers and director of the film Jiu Jitsu are suing the Republic of Cyprus, the Auditor General, the Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency and a television station for compensation in excess of 30 million euros...

23. Teachers told to rip out Ataturk page from book

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teachers-told-to-rip-out-ataturk-page-from-book

A number of educators are demanding answers from the education ministry regarding an urgent email asking teachers to remove a page from an English class workbook destined for eleventh graders...

24. Minister takes down names of vax-deterring doctors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-takes-down-names-of-vax-deterring-doctors

Cypriot Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela says he wants to know which doctors are not pushing for the COVID vaccine, while also pointing out that people who got vaccinated have earned the right to relaxations of some measures...

25. Police investigate ‘dirty cop’ threatening messages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-investigate-‘dirty-cop-threatening-messages

Police say they were shocked after two special officers in custody were being accused of launching death threats against their director in Paphos, with local reports saying some of the messages were deeply disturbing...

26. Passenger with cigarette gives version of events

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passenger-with-cigarette-gives-version-of-events

A male passenger accused of slapping a female airline employee has filed a complaint with police, saying he was the one struck in the face and not the other way around, adding the incident was misinterpreted by local media...

27. Police under scrutiny over media attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-under-scrutiny-over-media-building-attack

Cyprus police moved quickly to arrest a dozen suspects in the aftermath of an attack on a local media building in Nicosia, but questions remained over what law enforcement knew ahead of time and how prepared were riot police to face the assaul...

28. Media building attacked after demonstration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/media-building-attacked-after-demonstration

Five people have been arrested with police looking for more suspects and at least ten persons of interest in connection with a protest Sunday evening outside the Presidential Palace as well as an attack on the building of a local media group...

29. Cyprus tries to patch up worsening conditions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tries-to-patch-up-worsening-conditions

The Cabinet will have a lot on its plate during a meeting rescheduled for Friday amid deteriorating epidemiological conditions in Cyprus, with a number of loopholes in the government’s fight against the pandemic popping up one after the other...

30. Cypriot expert says ‘wear the damn mask’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-expert-says-‘wear-the-damn-mask

Local health experts are calling on the public to be vigilant after daily cases in the Republic of Cyprus passed the 1000 mark for the first time, with a member of the government’s advisory team telling Cypriots to 'wear the damn mask'...

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