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1. Cyprus ranks among top innovators in Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-ranks-among-top-innovators-in-europe

Among the best-performing countries in terms of innovation between 2023 and 2024 is Cyprus, according to the latest European Commission data....

2. Beluga whale trapped in Seoul skyscraper aquarium

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/beluga-whale-trapped-in-seoul-skyscraper-aquarium

In the heart of Seoul's bustling cityscape, Bella the beluga whale resides on the ground floor of the world's sixth-highest skyscraper, where she has spent a decade swimming aimlessly in a small, barren enclosure at the Aquarium of Another Life....

3. Global oil prices dip after Iran's attack on Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-oil-prices-dip-after-iran-s-attack-on-israel

Oil prices fell in early Asian trade after Iran's reprisal attack on Israel over the weekend....

4. Can high-speed trains boost birth rates in South Korea?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/can-high-speed-trains-boost-birth-rates-in-south-korea

In a bold move to combat its plummeting birth rates, South Korea has unveiled a groundbreaking initiative: the Great Train eXpress (GTX)....

5. South Korea launches first self-sailing container ship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/south-korea-launches-first-self-sailing-container-ship

South Korea's strides in maritime technology are showcased with the development of a groundbreaking container ship capable of autonomous navigation, marking a significant leap forward in the industry, ...

6. Leaked documents reveal extent of China's hacking operations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/leaked-documents-reveal-extent-of-china-s-hacking-operations

A significant data breach has exposed over 570 files and documents related to Chinese hacking activities, shedding light on the scale and effectiveness of China's cyber espionage operations....

7. Over 1,000 tons of discarded tires pile up across Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-1-000-tons-of-discarded-tires-pile-up-across-cyprus

Today, more than 1,000 tons of tires lie scattered in open spaces throughout Cyprus, posing a significant problem for the environment and public health....

8. Why Finland's education system is top ten tough

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/why-finland-s-education-system-is-top-ten-tough

A recent study by MastersDegree.net has identified Finland as having one of the most demanding education systems globally, following a 9-3-3 structure....

9. Record 34.6% surge in vehicle registrations unveiled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/record-34-6-surge-in-vehicle-registrations-unveiled

In a gear-shifting revelation, Cyprus witnessed a remarkable 34.6% surge in vehicle registrations, hitting 45,494 in the period from January to December 2023, as reported by the Cyprus Statistical Service in their latest report titled ''Vehicle Registrations.'' ...

10. South Korea bans dog meat in landmark legislation that ends centuries-old practice

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/south-korea-bans-dog-meat-landmark-legislation-ends-centuries-old-practice

South Korea's parliament passed a bill on Tuesday to ban the eating and selling of dog meat, a move that will end the controversial centuries-old practice amid growing support for animal welfare....

11. Parasite actor Lee Sun-kyun found dead at 48 amid drug investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parasite-actor-lee-sun-kyun-found-dead-at-48-amid-drug-investigation

South Korean actor Lee Sun-kyun, renowned for his role in the Oscar-winning film Parasite, has been found dead at 48. Discovered unconscious in a car in a Seoul park, the cause of death remains unclear. ...

12. South Korea breaks with tradition, announcing plans to ban dog meat consumption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/south-korea-breaks-with-tradition-announcing-plans-to-ban-dog-meat-consumption

South Korea is set to ban eating dogs by 2027, according to the policy chief of the ruling People Power Party, Yu Eui-dong. At a meeting with government officials and animal rights activists, ...

13. Is Japan under threat? North Korea fires missile

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/is-japan-under-threat-north-korea-fires-missile

In a tense development on Tuesday, North Korea reportedly launched a ballistic missile, prompting an emergency alert in Japan....

14. A deep dive into food waste solutions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-deep-dive-into-food-waste-solutions

A third of all food produced is never eaten, meanwhile millions go hungry. What can be done? Here are six simple solutions to food waste....

15. Big Lotus stadium welcomes 12,000 athletes for Asian games

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/big-lotus-stadium-welcomes-12-000-athletes-for-asian-games

China’s leader Xi Jinping is to declare the Asian Games open at a lotus-shaped mega stadium in Hangzhou on Saturday....

16. US plane brings captives back home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-plane-brings-captives-back-home

The plane carrying five American citizens freed as part of a deal between the U.S. and Iran have now landed back home in the United States....

17. Ukraine's assault on Crimean shipyard wounds 24

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-s-assault-on-crimean-shipyard-wounds-24

A Ukrainian attack on a strategic shipyard early Wednesday in Russia-annexed Crimea wounded 24 people, damaged two ships undergoing repairs and caused a fire at the facility, Russian authorities reported....

18. Tepco plant discharges radioactive water into Pacific

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tepco-plant-discharges-radioactive-water-into-pacific

Japan has begun discharging more than 1m tonnes of tainted water into the Pacific Ocean from the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in a move that has prompted China to announce an immediate blanket ban on all seafood imports from Japan and sparked anger in nearby fishing communities....

19. Japan to release treated radioactive water from Fukushima plant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/japan-to-release-treated-radioactive-water-from-fukushima-plant

After months of controversy and anticipation, Japan is set to begin releasing treated radioactive wastewater from its Fukushima nuclear plant later this week despite fierce objections from some countries....

20. Poland's big parade shows readiness

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/poland-s-big-parade-shows-readiness

Poland held its largest military parade in decades on Tuesday, in a flex of defensive muscle that comes as tensions rise on the border between the NATO nation and key Russian ally Belarus....

21. Russia-North Korea weapon deal may breach UN resolutions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-north-korea-weapon-deal-may-breach-un-resolutions

The United States stated today that Russia would violate UN resolutions if it reaches an agreement on weapons with North Korea, following Moscow and Pyongyang expressing support for enhanced cooperation....

22. North Korea: US Soldier fled to evade disciplinary action

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-korea-us-soldier-fled-to-evade-disciplinary-action

An American soldier facing military disciplinary actions fled across the heavily armed border from South Korea into North Korea, U.S. officials said Tuesday, becoming the first American detained in the North in nearly five years....

23. US soldier detained in North Korea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-soldier-detained-in-north-korea

An American soldier has been detained in North Korea after crossing the border from South Korea during a tour in the region. ...

24. Major banks hit by large-scale cyberattack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/major-banks-hit-by-large-scale-cyberattack

The banks Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank, and ING are among the dozens of companies that have suffered a large-scale cyberattack....

25. The nose knows: AI app helps identify lost dogs through their nose prints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-nose-knows-ai-app-helps-identify-lost-dogs-through-their-nose-prints

A South Korean startup has developed an AI-based app that scans your dog’s nose print and places it into a crowdsourced database that anyone can access to identify the owner of a lost dog....

26. Leaked Pentagon docs prompt ally denials

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/leaked-pentagon-docs-prompt-ally-denials

A large cache of what appear to be classified Pentagon documents circulating on social media channels is becoming a growing source of anxiety for US intelligence agencies, as numerous allies have been forced into denials over the purported leaks....

27. HSBC buys failed Silicon Valley Bank in bid to stem fallout

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hsbc-buys-failed-silicon-valley-bank-in-bid-to-stem-fallout

Governments in the UK and the U.S. took extraordinary steps to stop a potential banking crisis after the historic failure of Silicon Valley Bank, even as another major bank was shut down....

28. Turkey's deadly earthquake: 10+ shocking photos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-s-deadly-earthquake-10-shocking-photos

A human drama has been unfolding in Turkey and Syria over the last five days following the deadly 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the two countries early on Monday (06/02) and killed over 16,000 people....

29. The four-legged heroes who 'sniff out' life in Turkey's ruins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-four-legged-heroes-who-sniff-out-life-in-turkey-s-ruins

The battle in recent days in the rubble of areas of Turkey and Syria devastated by the earthquake has been uneven. The death toll has exceeded 15,000 in both countries and time is "running out"....

30. Many countries stepping up as death toll continues to rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/many-countries-stepping-up-as-death-toll-continues-to-rise

The EU has mobilized 27 search and rescue teams from 19 European countries, the European Commissioner for Crisis Management stated in a tweet on Tuesday....

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