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1. Germany: Student opens fire with a rifle in German lecture hall before killing himself

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-student-opens-fire-with-a-rifle-in-german-lecture-hall-before-killing-himself

A student today opened fire during a lecture at a German university, injuring four people, before killing himself....

2. U.S. weighs sending 5,000 troops to Eastern Europe to counter Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/u-s-weighs-sending-5-000-troops-to-eastern-europe-to-counter-russia

The Biden administration is considering sending as many as 5,000 U.S. troops to Eastern Europe, a U.S. official confirmed to NPR, in what would be a step-up in American military involvement in the region amid growing fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine....

3. US and Russia try to lower temperature in Ukraine crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-and-russia-try-to-lower-temperature-in-ukraine-crisis

The United States and Russia sought to lower the temperature Friday even as they said no breakthrough was imminent in a heated standoff over Ukraine that has raised fears of a possible Russian invasion....

4. Cyprus FM to have talks in Washington with Blinken on February 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fm-to-have-talks-in-washington-with-blinken-on-february-1st

Cyprus Foreign Minister, Ioannis Kasoulides, will pay a visit to Washington at the invitation of the US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, with whom he will hold talks on February 1st, at the State Department....

5. Redevelopment of Larnaca port and Marina on track for implementation, Minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/redevelopment-of-larnaca-port-and-marina-on-track-for-implementation-minister-says

The €1.2-billion project for the joint redevelopment of the Larnaca port and the Marina area is on track for implementation, Minister of Transport, Communications and Works, Yiannis Karousos, said on Wednesday....

6. Blinken urges unity to fight ‘relentless’ Russian aggression, during his visit to Kyiv

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blinken-urges-unity-to-fight-‘relentless-russian-aggression-during-his-visit-to-kyiv

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged western nations Wednesday to remain united in the face of what he called “relentless” Russian aggression against Ukraine and reassured Ukraine’s leader of their support....

7. Spehar appointed Assistant Secretary-General for Peacebuilding Support at DPPA

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spehar-appointed-assistant-secretary-general-for-peacebuilding-support-at-dppa

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced the appointment of Elizabeth Spehar of Canada as Assistant Secretary-General for Peacebuilding Support in the Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA)....

8. KPMG in Cyprus welcomes its newly hired professionals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/kpmg-in-cyprus-welcomes-its-newly-hired-professionals

KPMG in Cyprus hosted a virtual welcoming event on 10 January 2022, for 70 professionals who recently joined the KPMG family....

9. State issues ultimatum in Chloraka refugee standstill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-issues-ultimatum-in-chloraka-refugee-standstill

Paphos officials are seeking ways to convince asylum seekers at a controversial studio complex in Chloraka to move out, with reports saying residents have been told they would lose their refugee assistance unless they agree by the end of the month to relocate at a migrant facility...

10. Maricar’s mom still seeks justice in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/maricar-s-mom-still-seeks-justice-in-cyprus

The mother of murdered Filipina Maricar Valdez Arquiola is still waiting for the Cypriot government to do the right thing, with reports saying relatives of victims in the island’s unprecedented serial killer case are still waiting for a proper financial settlement...

11. Financial feasibility study will show whether the EastMed gas pipeline is attainable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/financial-feasibility-study-will-show-whether-the-eastmed-gas-pipeline-is-attainable

Cyprus Foreign Minister, Ioannis Kasoulides, has said that a financial feasibility study will show whether the EastMed gas pipeline is attainable....

12. Halting progress and happy accidents: How mRNA vaccines were made

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/halting-progress-and-happy-accidents-how-mrna-vaccines-were-made

Skeptics have seized on the rapid development of the vaccines to undermine the public’s trust in them. But the breakthroughs behind the vaccines unfolded over decades as scientists across the world pursued research in disparate areas, never imagining their work would one day come together to tame the pandemic of the century....

13. Water wars see light of day as Chloraka deadline expires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/water-wars-see-light-of-day-as-chloraka-deadline-expires

Syrian refugees at Chloraka’s controversial studio complex under orders to shut down are calling on authorities to reconnect water supply until a court of law resolves a financial dispute between the local council and the owners, who say cuts on the property have been going on for years...

14. Tsunami from Tonga volcano eruption leaves trail of flood damage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tsunami-from-tonga-volcano-eruption-leaves-trail-of-flood-damage

Tsunami waves caused by an undersea volcano have flooded the Pacific Island country of Tonga, where entire towns have been inundated with water and scientists warn the main island could be blanketed in volcanic ash....

15. MP sees conflict of interest behind ‘cocaine colonel’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mp-sees-conflict-of-interest-behind-‘cocaine-colonel

A member of parliament in Cyprus is raising a conflict of interest for Deputy Attorney General Savvas Angelides, saying when he was serving as defense minister he went easy on a colonel who was busted for drugs and the case was dropped altogether after he became the state’s second chief law enforcement officer...

16. Australian Immigration Minister cancels Novak Djokovic’s visa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/australian-immigration-minister-cancels-novak-djokovic-s-visa

The Federal Government has decided to cancel Novak Djokovic’s visa and deport the 20-time grand slam champion because it was “in the public interest to do so”....

17. Quebec to impose tax on those who refuse COVID-19 vaccinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/quebec-to-impose-tax-on-those-who-refuse-covid-19-vaccinations

Quebec will impose a tax on those who aren’t vaccinated against COVID-19 to offset their disproportionate cost to the health care system and encourage more people to get their shots....

18. Expert points to faulty rope in army officer’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-points-to-faulty-rope-in-officer-s-death

The climbing rope used by an army officer who fell to his death last year during an exercise in Cyprus had visible signs of wear and tear, according to a Greek expert, while police have obtained statements suggesting systematic breach of safety protocols during training sessions...

19. State Department affirms commitment to 3+1 mechanism of EastMed natural gas project

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-department-affirms-commitment-to-3-1-mechanism-of-eastmed-natural-gas-project

Following reports of US reservations over the financial and environmental sustainability of the EastMed natural gas pipeline project, a State Department spokesman has affirmed Washington’s commitment to the 3+1 regional alliance scheme (Cyprus, Greece, Israel plus the US), while emphasizing that Europe’s energy independence is a key national security issue....

20. Minister of Health reassures public on new 'Deltacron' variant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-of-health-reassures-public-on-new-deltacron-variant

Minister of Health Michael Hadjipantela said on Saturday that Deltacron, a new variant of COVID-19 found in Cyprus, was not something to worry about....

21. ‘A Dark Room,’ an incisive study of 1967-74

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/‘a-dark-room-an-incisive-study-of-1967-74

Papachelas makes public, for the first time, all 38 recorded minutes of the critical war council meeting held during the tense hours of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus on July 20, 1974. ...

22. 'The pandemic concerns everyone', said Health Minister as new measures announced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-pandemic-concerns-everyone-said-health-minister-as-new-measures-announced

"The pandemic concerns everyone and with more than three thousand cases per day in our small population, it means COVID is threatening each and every one of us", said Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela announcing the new measures decided upon in an extraordinary session of the cabinet on Wednesday evening....

23. Some US citizens can return to country with expired passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/some-us-citizens-can-return-to-country-with-expired-passports

Certain American citizens living or traveling abroad will be able to return to the United States if their passports have expired....

24. Illegal poachers turn on police during incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-poachers-turn-on-police-during-incident

Two suspected illegal bird trappers in Cyprus were briefly detained last week, with reports suggesting one of them bullied a police officer who arrived on site where activists were reporting a crime in progress...

25. USA: Increasing number of children being admitted to hospitals due to Covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-increasing-number-of-children-being-admitted-to-hospitals-due-to-covid

The Omicron variant is still spreading in the US and New York health authorities are seeing an increase in the number of children being treated for Covid-19....

26. Bid offers now being accepted for the contruction of the new Cyprus Museum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bid-offers-now-being-accepted-for-the-contruction-of-the-new-cyprus-museum

The greatest culture project implemented by the Government, the new Cyprus Museum, is underway following the announcement on Wednesday for the tender of the construction contract....

27. Safe pass arrest sheds light on giant loophole

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/safe-pass-arrest-sheds-light-on-giant-loophole

A man at a local store in Limassol was arrested on Wednesday after police officers who asked to inspect his Safe Pass determined the document did not match his ID card, but not everyone is on the same page regarding secondary inspections at the door...

28. Epic fail after Carmel forecasters get it wrong

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/epic-fail-after-carmel-forecasters-get-it-wrong

The state forecaster in the Republic of Cyprus is defending a severe warning issued for Sunday, with social media users who stayed in saying they missed out on good weather after Storm Carmel failed to deliver...

29. Cyprus braces for impact as Carmel gathers steam

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-braces-for-impact-as-carmel-gathers-steam

Local authorities in the Republic of Cyprus are on high alert this weekend as Cyclone Carmel, which was gathering strength over water Saturday morning, is expected to pound the island late at night...

30. Limassol Mayor highlights environmental issues affecting city

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/limassol-mayor-highlights-environmental-issues-affecting-city

A research study on the environmental risks and economic benefits of sector activities in Limassol, demonstrates the urgent need to protect the city’s coastal, marine and maritime environment....

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