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1. UN project boosts water access for Cyprus wildlife in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-project-boosts-water-access-for-cyprus-wildlife-in-buffer-zone

It's impossible not to be moved by the climate and wildlife of Cyprus, particularly in dry regions like the buffer zone, abandoned since the Turkish invasion of 1974....

2. Massive landslide buries 2,000 in Papua New Guinea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-landslide-buries-2-000-in-papua-new-guinea

More than 2,000 people were buried alive by a massive landslide in Papua New Guinea last week, the national disaster centre said on Monday, as treacherous terrain and the difficulty of getting aid to the site raises the risk few survivors will be found....

3. ''Brutality at its best'' - The killing of puppies sparks outcry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brutality-at-its-best-the-killing-of-puppies-sparks-outcry

A disturbing image has surfaced on the internet, revealing the tragic scene of four lifeless puppies left abandoned on the streets, sparking outrage and a call for justice....

4. Hooters in divided island's buffer zone root out poison

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hooters-in-divided-island-s-buffer-zone-root-out-poison

BirdLife says light wooden boxes for owls are to encourage farmers to abandon using poison and to help repopulate the barn owl population of Cyprus, which has been in decline across Europe...

5. Greek and Turk connect over tombstone in Istanbul

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-and-turk-connect-over-tombstone-in-istanbul

Kerem Soyyilmaz knew very little about the 1923 population exchange between Greece and Turkey but felt such a strong urge to investigate after discovering in the summer of 2017 a marble slab with an inscription in Greek...

6. Divided Cyprus marks Tillyria bombing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-cyprus-marks-tylliria-bombing

Dozens of buses in Cyprus have crossed into an abandoned fishing village where Turkish Cypriots go every year to commemorate Turkish bombing of Tillyria, an event in 1964 remembered by Greek Cypriots as a failure to crush a rebellion against law and order during intercommunal violence...

7. 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...

8. 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....

9. Op-ed: The shooting of a dog and the non pet-friendly destination of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-shooting-of-a-dog-and-the-non-pet-friendly-destination-of-cyprus

In mid-November, community authorities found another abandoned dog in the ‘wine villages’ around the mountains of Limassol. This has become an all-to-common sighting usually resulting from unconscientious “hunters” who leave their dogs in the mountains or surrounding ravines....

10. Government responds to fire with €6 million aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-responds-to-fire-with-€6-million-aid

The Republic of Cyprus has announced €6 million in financial aid for villages affected by a deadly fire, including compensation to the families of victims, with the government clarifying that illegal or uninsured structures would not be an issue...

11. Drug deal gone wrong behind Limassol slaying

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-deal-gone-wrong-behind-limassol-slaying

The suspect accused of killing a man by running him over during a dispute in Limassol has been remanded in custody, with reports saying a drug deal gone wrong was the cause of the deadly incident...

12. Turkey fires back at Akinci claims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-fires-back-at-akinci-allegations

Turkish diplomats in north Nicosia have denied allegations made by incumbent Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, who recently said he had received threats and insults while on the campaign trail...

13. Massive effort underway in Paphos fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-effort-underway-in-paphos-fires

A huge wildfire was reported in Paphos on Monday morning, with local media saying a “massive effort” was underway in response to multiple arson attacks just south of Paphos Forest...

14. Last occupant ousted from trailer park

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/last-occupant-ousted-from-trailer-park

Officials from the Green Party say a man who was parking his trailer at Baths of Aphrodite for the last 30 years was assaulted by young men who went to clear the way for a towing truck...

15. Authorities dismantle trailer park in Akamas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/authorities-dismantle-trailer-park-in-akamas

About 30 camper trailers were removed from an Akamas camping site in the dead of night, following a decision by local authorities that say they want to restore law and order...

16. Community bids farewell to Sierra

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/community-bids-farewell-to-sierra

The funeral of little Sierra, the youngest of seven victims in the Orestis serial killer case, was held on Sunday, exactly three months after the body of her mother was discovered in an abandoned well...

17. Mystery woman’s cause of death still unknown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mystery-woman-s-cause-of-death-still-unknown

Police investigators are trying to add more pieces to the puzzle as they try to identify the woman whose body was found in an abandoned mine in Nicosia...

18. Lost ancient Greek city of Tenea located

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lost-ancient-greek-city-of-tenea-located

19. Suspect in weapons stash linked to tavern bomb attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-in-weapons-stash-linked-to-tavern-attack

An 82-year-old suspect, who was detained last week for an old weapons cache discovery, was remanded in custody over the weekend in connection with the Strovolos tavern bomb attack...

20. Others ready to host kids, if Zygi won’t

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/others-ready-to-host-kids-if-zygi-won-t

Two communities have stepped up to the plate to signal their readiness to welcome refugee unaccompanied minors following recent protests in Zygi, but state officials insist on original location due to approved funding...

21. Zygi divided over refugee facility

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zygi-community-divided-over-refugee-facility

A recent protest in Zygi by local residents, who object to having a refugee centre for unaccompanied minors in the area, has deeply divided the community and sparked debate beyond village boundaries...

22. Forensic evidence leads to arrests in forgotten weapons stash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/forensics-lead-to-arrest-in-long-forgotten-weapons-stash

A long and forgotten cache of weapons discovered seven years ago is back in the headlines, as two men have been arrested based on new forensic evidence...

23. Cypriot and Israeli commandos train in Troodos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-and-israeli-commandos-train-in-troodos

Israeli special commandos trained on Cypriot soil for a third time since an agreement was signed between the two countries, allowing troops from both countries to gain new insights and training for combat...

24. Russian tourists rescued in Paphos Forest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-tourists-rescued-in-paphos-forest

Two Russian tourists have been rescued in the Paphos Forest following a mechanical problem with their rental car at the same spot where a Chinese couple had the same fate a week earlier...

25. Chinese couple follows helicopter to safety

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-couple-follows-helicopter-to-safety

Two sightseers from China in search of an old Venetian bridge got lost for several hours in the forest, with a helicopter spotting them and guiding them to safety well past midnight...

26. Mirror images of national agony

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/mirror-images-of-national-agony

When I hear “Macedonia is Greek!” I think of the slogan used by opponents to Irish independence in the early 1900s:“Ulster is British” ...

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