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1. 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....

2. Skier who hoisted Turkish Cypriot flag dies in US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/skier-who-hoisted-turkish-cypriot-flag-dies-in-us

A Turkish Cypriot mountaineer who made headlines last week after waving a flag in Antarctica has died in a skiing accident in Oregon, sending shock waves to friends and fans who only last week were cheering him on...

3. Driver dies violent death on highway in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-dies-violent-death-on-highway

The weekend’s road death toll was doubled on Sunday after a man was killed in a road accident following a violent crash on the highway in Limassol...

4. Man’s hand severed in buggy accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-s-hand-severed-in-buggy-accident

A young male tourist was rushed to the Emergency Room on Thursday in Paphos district, with police still in the dark over the circumstances while reports said doctors managed to reattach his wrist following a buggy accident...

5. Police warn public following road fatalities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-warn-public-following-road-fatalities

Cyprus Police are pleading with the public in the aftermath of last week’s road fatalities to comply with traffic rules, with officials saying many deadly accidents were preventable...

6. Two young men killed in separate accidents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-young-men-killed-in-separate-road-accidents

Two young men, a biker and a motorist, were killed in two separate accidents on Tuesday night, with local reports pointing to high speed as a factor...

7. Limassol biker dies in wild crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-biker-dies-in-wild-crash

A local biker was killed in Limassol on Saturday after he lost control of his motorcycle and went flying into the air, with witnesses saying he was popping wheelies before the crash and police not ruling out dangerous motorist behavior...

8. Speed limits drop for city centre streets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/speed-limits-drop-for-city-centre-streets

Drivers on major roads in Cypriot cities may soon need to slow down further, if a new effort by the Road Safety Council takes hold reducing speed limits further from 50 down to just 30 kilometres per hour...

9. Cyprus traffic cameras venture set in motion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-traffic-cameras-venture-set-in-motion

The contract for the study, installation, and maintenance of the island’s new traffic camera system was signed on Monday, setting into motion the pilot phase of the project that was several years in the making....

10. More road deaths, incidents over weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-road-death-more-incidents-over-weekend

A pedestrian was killed in a traffic accident on Sunday marking the second road fatality over the weekend, while two others were arrested in separate road incidents in Paphos and Limassol...

11. Man dies in gliding accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-dies-in-gliding-accident

A man was killed in an aviation accident in Nicosia district on Thursday, with reports saying he went into a free fall after experiencing difficulties with his paramotor glider...

12. Two more road victims die in hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-more-road-victims-die-in-hospital

Two road fatalities were reported in the last 24 hours involving a young biker and an elderly driver, with both victims dying in hospital days after they were involved in separate accidents...

13. Thousands of drivers fined since higher penalties enforced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-of-drivers-fined-since-higher-penalties-enforced

Police have filed reports for over 2,360 traffic violations since October 1, when steeper penalties came into force as Cyprus scrambles to reduce its high rates of road deaths and accidents that are often the result of widespread reckless driving....

14. Over 600 traffic violations reported as higher penalties kick in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-600-traffic-violations-reported-as-higher-penalties-kick-in

The first day of stricter penalties for traffic violations got off to a rocky start, with traffic police filing over 600 reports against drivers across Cyprus, with some drivers not taking their steep fines lightly....

15. Penalties for traffic violations to spike on Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/penalties-for-road-violations-to-spike-on-thursday

On Thursday, legislation enforcing new and higher penalties for traffic violations in a bid to curb road accidents and deaths come into effect, with fines to increase for a range of violations including not wearing a seatbelt or helmet, using a mobile phone, parking in a spot reserved for disabled persons, among other things....

16. Rain brings highway collisions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rain-brings-highway-collisions

The first rainfall of the season on Friday seems to have brought turmoil to Cyprus highways, with where three traffic accidents were recorded on Friday afternoon as a result of the downpour....

17. Pedestrians trampled by vehicles in two separate Paphos accidents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pedestrians-trampled-by-vehicles-in-two-separate-paphos-accidents

Paphos traffic police said Friday that they are looking into two traffic accidents that involved pedestrians being trampled by oncoming vehicles. ...

18. Cyprus adopts new road safety plan for 2021-2030

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adopts-new-road-safety-plan-for-2021-2030

The Road Safety Council on Wednesday adopted a new strategic plan for 2021-2030 that aims to cut road deaths by half, with the plan to introduce harsher penalties and traffic cameras....

19. Greece and Turkey 'agree' to tone it down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-and-turkey-agree-to-tone-it-down

NATO allies Greece and Turkey have agreed to talks to avoid accidental clashes in the Eastern Mediterranean, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday...

20. Shop owners block road work in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shop-owners-block-road-work-in-limassol

Shop owners in Limassol, who oppose the construction of a median strip on a popular avenue, blocked road workers on Friday morning, with reports saying police officers were trying to hold back angry protesters...

21. Police issue night-time motorbike ban rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-issue-night-time-motorbike-ban-rules

22. Old habit behind new bus accidents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/old-habits-behind-new-bus-accidents

The new public bus company in Nicosia says drivers received intensified training, with an official giving more details of what actually happened in the latest accidents including one that was fatal...

23. Justice minister determined to tackle poor driving culture

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/justice-minister-determined-to-tackle-poor-driving-culture

Justice minister Emily Yioliti met on Friday with the chief of police Stelios Papatheodorou to discuss ways of curbing road accidents, from which 23 people lost their lives just this year, and which are widely accepted to be caused by an broader lack of conscientiousness in the island’s driving culture....

24. Probe launched into new public transport buses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probe-launched-into-new-public-transport-buses

The buses of the new public transport company covering Nicosia and Larnaca are set to be placed under the microscope of the departments of road transport and electrical and mechanical services, after several accidents and the death of one bus driver were recorded since the new buses began making the rounds on July 5....

25. Elderly man on moped killed in road accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elderly-man-on-moped-killed-in-road-accident

Nicosia police say there was no arrest in a fatal accident on Monday, where an elderly man on a moped was killed after he collided with a car in the Sopaz area, while a bus driver was crushed to death when his idling vehicle ran him over...

26. Over one thousand booked in three-day islandwide police operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-one-thousand-booked-in-three-day-islandwide-police-operation

Police booked over 1,100 people since Friday in the framework of an islandwide operation aiming to stamp out delinquency and prevent road accidents....

27. Police presence to be boosted on roads to curb fatalities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-presence-to-be-boosted-on-roads-to-curb-fatalities

The issue of serious and fatal road accidents was discussed on Wednesday in a broad meeting at the Presidential Palace, chaired by President Nicos Anastasiades, with the participation of all relevant Ministries and agencies....

28. Drunk cabbie jailed after speedy trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drunk-cabbie-jailed-after-speedy-trial

A taxi driver in Larnaca was sentenced to 15 days in prison and had his licence suspended by a judge who found him guilty of reckless driving and driving under the influence...

29. Police announce driving offences that can lead to license revocation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-announce-driving-offences-that-can-lead-to-license-revocation

After the first days of February saw the first immediate revocations of the licences of two reckless drivers, the director of Traffic Police Yiannakis Georgiou on Tuesday specified the criteria that may land a driver a referral to the Road Transport Department for license revocation....

30. Cyprus rolls out tough traffic measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rolls-out-tough-traffic-measures

Traffic police are following through with strict measures announced by the government last week, with two drivers referred to the Road Transport Department to have their licences either suspended or revoked...

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