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1. Rail safety warnings fell on deaf ears since 2014, says ERA

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rail-safety-warnings-fell-on-deaf-ears-since-2014

The European Railway Agency (ERA) has been warning successive governments in Greece, as well as the European Commission, since at least 2014 about safety gaps in the Greek railway system, according to ERA head Josef Doppelbauer, speaking to Kathimerini in the wake of last week’s deadly collision at Tempe....

2. Is an EU-wide digital driver's license a good idea?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/is-an-eu-wide-digital-driver-s-license-a-good-idea

The European Commission has presented proposals that aim at updating driving license rules in an effort to improve the enforcement of traffic rules and also tackle the driver shortage issue....

3. Bad luck can't always be held responsible

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/bad-luck-can-t-always-be-held-responsible

“It was an unfortunate moment,” the stationmaster in the deadly train crash is said to have claimed. How many times has the inadequacy and failure of the broader Greek state mechanism been hidden behind such phrases? Sometimes it is blamed on “bad luck,” at others, it is dismissed with “That’s Greece.”...

4. Police propose law to text camera citations to owners

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-propose-law-to-text-camera-citations-to-owners

The Cypriot government seeks to amend legislation so that authorities can notify traffic camera violators via SMS or email text, but legal issues and a drastic drop in daily violations could hinder those efforts when the bill heads for the House this year...

5. Children's A&E department operating on trial basis since Monday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/children-s-a-e-department-operating-on-trial-basis-since-monday

Since Monday, January 30, 2023, the first Accident and Emergency Department for Children has been running on a trial basis....

6. Kousios: Work accidents decreased by 7%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/kousios-work-accidents-decreased-by-7

Through the policies implemented and through specific measures, we have managed in recent years to have a continuous decrease in work accidents, said the Minister of Labour and Social Insurance, Kyriakos Koushos, on Tuesday, noting that "this year the decrease is estimated to be around 7%."...

7. Lowest number of road deaths recorded in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lowest-number-of-road-deaths-recorded-in-2022

The Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works announced that 2022 was the year with the lowest number of road fatalities (37) with a decrease of 17.8%% compared to 2021....

8. Cypriot transport minister vows to fix traffic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-transport-minister-vows-to-fix-traffic

Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos says the traffic congestion problem in Cyprus can be significantly addressed or even resolved with the implementation of a plan involving various measures and initiatives...

9. Missing link in Qatargate broached in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/missing-link-in-qatargate-broached-in-cyprus

A lawmaker and transparency advocate in Cyprus is calling on a Cypriot MEP to clarify earlier comments about his Greek colleague Eva Kaili, who remains in custody in connection with a corruption probe in the European parliament...

10. World Cup Chief Executive: 'Death is a part of life'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-cup-chief-executive-death-is-a-part-of-life

The Qatar World Cup chief executive said 'death is a part of life' in response to the tragic death of yet another migrant worker who has died at a training site....

11. Cabinet approves 'vehicle history database'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cabinet-approves-vehicle-history-database

The Council of Ministers today approved an amendment to the Motor Vehicles and Traffic Movement Regulations that will create a database that will record the history of vehicles involved in accidents....

12. Police launch campaign against impaired driving

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-launch-campaign-against-impaired-driving

Police said they will intensify checks for driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol as of Monday, with the aim of protecting the public and preventing and reducing traffic accidents...

13. At least 400 migrant workers died in projects connected to the World Cup

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/at-least-400-migrant-workers-died-in-projects-connected-to-the-world-cup

World Cup chief Hassan Al-Thawadi said that between 400 and 500 migrant workers have died as a result of work done on projects connected to the tournament – a greater figure than Qatari officials have cited previously....

14. What are these strange white cameras on the streets? (photos)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/what-are-these-strange-white-cameras-on-the-streets-photos

Several citizens have inquired about the new cameras. What precisely do they do? Are they for specific public services? And where have they been installed? Are new lawsuits on the way?...

15. Another British man dies while crossing the road

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-british-man-dies-while-crossing-the-road

A British man died in a road accident over the weekend after being struck by a car on a coastal road in Paphos, where another fatality and other car accidents involving pedestrians have been piling up this month...

16. Workplace accidents decreased in 2020, but severity of nearly 50% not specified

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/workplace-accidents-decreased-in-2020-but-severity-of-nearly-50-not-specified

In 2020, almost 2.7 million non-fatal work accidents resulted in workers being absent from work for four days or more in the EU, while 3,355 work-related accidents were fatal, according to data released by Eurostat, the European Union’s statistical service....

17. Study: Children born from frozen embryos more likely to develop cancer later in life

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/study-children-born-from-frozen-embryos-are-more-likely-to-develop-cancer-later-in-life

Children that are born from embryos placed in frozen storage are at an increased risk of developing cancer, an alarming new study finds....

18. Cyprus fires back at Eurostat report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fires-back-at-eurostat-report

The Cypriot Fire Department took issue with a Eurostat report this week that said the Republic of Cyprus in 2021 had the second highest share of firefighters on payroll...

19. Cypriots prefer television as their main source for news

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-prefer-television-as-their-main-source-for-news

Television remains the main source of news in both Cyprus and the EU, with online news platforms and social media following at higher percentages than the EU average, according to the findings of a flash Eurobarometer published by the European Parliament....

20. Myth-buster: IFRS 17 an accounting standard for insurance contracts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/myth-buster-ifrs-17-an-accounting-standard-for-insurance-contracts

As the title attests, this short article aims at busting the myth which states that IFRS 17 – Insurance Contracts is only relevant for insurers or for companies regulated as insurance entities. ...

21. Looking for answers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-looking-for-answers

There are many major issues that need to be addressed, many of them divisive, before a new president is to be elected in Cyprus. ...

22. Op-ed: A cornered rat is very dangerous indeed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-a-cornered-rat-is-very-dangerous-indeed

Russian President Vladimir Putin has always been eager to share an instructive story from his childhood, about how, when he was growing up in poverty in Soviet Leningrad, he used to spend his days chasing rats....

23. WHO: Covid led to 15 million deaths globally, not the 5 million reported

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-covid-led-to-15-million-deaths-globally-not-the-5-million-reported

Almost three times as many people have died as a result of Covid-19 as official data show, according to a new World Health Organization (WHO) report, the most comprehensive look at the true global toll of the pandemic so far....

24. Holiday weekend marred by road fatalities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/holiday-weekend-marred-by-road-fatalities

Two men were killed in road accidents over the holiday weekend while the death of another driver was under investigation on Monday...

25. Chinese Boeing 737 plummeted 8,000 meters in three minutes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-boeing-737-plummeted-8-000-meters-in-three-minutes

A Boeing 737 carrying 132 people that plummeted 30,000ft to the ground and burst into flames in China suffered a catastrophic 'loss of control event', experts have warned....

26. Who is Dr. Robert Malone and what is the controversy surrounding his statements on mRNA vaccines?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-is-dr-robert-malone-and-what-is-the-controversy-surrounding-his-statements-on-mrna-vaccines

Robert Malone, the self-proclaimed inventor of mRNA vaccines and a skeptic of the COVID-19 vaccines that use mRNA technology, has skyrocketed to celebrity status in recent months....

27. Relaxation of measures to begin next week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/relaxation-of-measures-to-begin-next-week

New covid measures have been announced today following the meeting of the Minister of Health and the Scientific Advisory Committee this morning. ...

28. Aimful priests in Cyprus put steel on target

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aimful-priests-in-cyprus-put-steel-on-target

Greek Orthodox priests in the Republic of Cyprus were unable to resist temptation on Tuesday at the inauguration of a brand new shooting range, with some daredevil clerics taking up arms to keep their aiming muscles toned...

29. Bill calls for shadowing learner delivery drivers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-calls-for-shadowing-learner-delivery-drivers

A proposed bill on new regulations for drivers of motorcycles in Cyprus introduces measures aimed at boosting safety, but the law would also mean tough restrictions on food delivery guys who work on a learner’s permit...

30. 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....

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