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25 October, 2021
 

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1. ‘A Dark Room’: excerpts from Alexis Papachelas’ forthcoming book

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/‘a-dark-room-excerpts-from-alexis-papachelas-forthcoming-book

“The nut, he went and did what we didn’t,” said Greek dictator Georgios Papadopoulos the morning of July 15, 1974 after he found out that Dimitris Ioannidis, the junta’s military police chief, had orchestrated a coup to overthrow Cyprus President Archbishop Makarios....

2. Athens taps Cypriot ex-commissioner for Cabinet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-taps-cypriot-ex-commissioner-for-cabinet

The Greek government confirmed on Monday that former European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, will head the newly formed Climate Crisis and Civil Protection Ministry...

3. Massive forest fire ravages Greek island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-forest-fire-ravages-greek-island

Firefighters and residents battled into the night Monday for a seventh day against a massive fire on Greece’s second-largest island as the nation endured what the prime minister described as 'a natural disaster of unprecedented proportions'...

4. Greece mounts ‘superhuman efforts’ in multiple fronts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-mounts-‘superhuman-efforts-in-multiple-fronts

Thousands of people have fled their homes on the Greek island of Evia as wildfires burned uncontrolled for a sixth day on Sunday, and ferries were on standby for more evacuations after taking many to safety by sea...

5. EU chief visits Cyprus after deadly fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-chief-visits-cyprus-after-deadly-fire

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is on a visit to Cyprus to boost post-pandemic recovery efforts, but the EU chief also grabbed an opportunity to tell a local community affected by last weekend’s deadly fire that Europe was at their side...

6. Beirut calls off search and rescue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/beirut-calls-off-search-and-rescue

The Cypriot rescue mission in Beirut was on its way back to the island after Lebanon shifted its search and rescue focus to recovery, while world leaders including Anastasiades pledged aid amid violent protests over the weekend. ...

7. Cyprus lends a hand to frantic Beirut search and rescue efforts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sends-two-helicopters-to-assist-frantic-beirut-search-and-rescue-efforts

A Cyprus search and rescue team departed for neighbouring Lebanon on Wednesday afternoon to contribute to ongoing frantic efforts to locate missing persons and survivors of the massive blasts that rocked Beirut on Tuesday afternoon....

8. Video walkthrough explains Iran plane crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/video-walkthrough-explains-iran-plane-crash

A chilling video published by The New York Times offers a step-by-step walkthrough of what happened before and after a Ukrainian airliner was brought down by an Iranian missile...

9. Iran says military shot down plane in error

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-says-military-shot-down-plane-in-error

Iran said on Saturday it had mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian plane killing all 176 people aboard and voiced its deep regret, after initially denying it brought down the aircraft in the tense aftermath of Iranian missile strikes on US targets in Iraq...

10. Three dead in helicopter crash near Greek island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-dead-in-helicopter-crash-near-greek-island

A private helicopter crashed near a Greek island resort Tuesday, killing two Russian passengers and the Greek pilot and causing power outages after electricity lines were damaged in the crash...

11. Game of Thrones divisive ending leaves fans sad, mad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/game-of-thrones-divisive-ending-leaves-fans-sad-mad

12. Moscow plane crash death toll rises to 41

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-plane-crash-death-toll-rises-to-41

13. Co-owner of Cyprus Airways dies in plane crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/co-owner-of-cyprus-airways-dies-in-plane-crash

The Russian co-owner of Siberia Airlines which owns Cypriot Charlie Airlines has died in a plane accident in Germany, while the circumstances of the crash remain unclear...

14. Cyprus bans Boeing 737 Max flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-bans-boeing-737-max-flights

Aviation officials in Cyprus have banned all flights on the Boeing 737 Max following a European directive issued after an Ethiopia Airlines plane crashed on Sunday...

15. At least 42 fatalities tallied in California's deadliest wildfire ever

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/at-least-42-fatalities-tallied-in-california-s-deadliest-wildfire-ever

16. Indonesian plane with 189 aboard crashes into sea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/indonesian-plane-with-189-aboard-crashes-into-sea

17. Two Egyptians killed in highway pile up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-egyptians-killed-in-highway-pile-up

Two Egyptian nationals were killed in a highway accident on Tuesday, when a drive shaft of a semi-trailer truck became detached, causing a pile up collision on Nicosia-Limassol freeway and shutting down both westbound lanes for six hours...

18. Indonesian quake toll jumps to 832 dead as rescuers struggle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/indonesian-quake-toll-jumps-to-832-dead-as-rescuers-struggle

19. Officials step up efforts against fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-step-up-efforts-against-fires

Cypriot and European authorities are on the lookout for new wildfire threats, as two local fires on Saturday, one in the northwest and one in the southeast, were caused by human action...

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