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1. Fire rages out of control, illegal garbage dump possible cause (pics)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fire-rages-out-of-control-illegal-garbage-dump-possible-cause-pics

A fire that broke out around 12:39 on Tuesday afternoon between the communities of Psathi and Polemi in Paphos is still raging out of control, and has spread to the communities of Kourtaka,...

2. Heatwave forces classes outdoors due to lack of air conditioning

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As Cyprus endures a sweltering heatwave with temperatures reaching 45 degrees Celsius, public school teachers have been forced to hold classes outdoors due to the lack of air conditioning. The extreme heat has rendered classrooms unbearable, prompting educators to seek any available shade....

3. Houthi rebels launch ''Palestine'' missile, matching Iranian rapid speeds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/houthi-rebels-launch-palestine-missile-matching-iranian-rapid-speeds

Yemen’s Houthi rebels have unveiled a new, solid-fuel missile in their arsenal that resembles aspects of one earlier displayed by Iran that Tehran described as flying at hypersonic speeds....

4. China recruiting Western 'top guns' to train their military

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-recruiting-western-top-guns-to-train-their-military

In a joint bulletin released Wednesday, the US and its closest intelligence partners raised concerns about China's intensified campaign to recruit former Western military pilots and other service members for training its own aviators....

5. Forest fires ravage Cyprus, authorities issue red alert

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A series of wildfires have engulfed parts of Cyprus, prompting urgent response efforts from firefighting teams....

6. Firefighters battle blaze in Limassol amid strong winds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/firefighters-battle-blaze-in-limassol-amid-strong-winds

A fire broke out at noon on Friday in the area of Agios Sylas in Limassol, fueled by dry grass and wild vegetation and exacerbated by strong winds....

7. Vafeades confirms Qatar’s interest in Larnaca Marina development

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vafeades-confirms-qatar-s-interest-in-larnaca-marina-development

Transport Minister Alexis Vafeades announced on Thursday that Qatar and other international investors have shown interest in the development of Larnaca Port and Marina. ...

8. Netanyahu condemns airstrike deaths in Gaza as 'tragic mistake'

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The southern Gazan city of Rafah has become "hell on Earth", the head of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees has said....

9. First black astronaut nominee fulfils space dream after 60 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-black-astronaut-nominee-fulfils-space-dream-after-60-years

Ed Dwight, America’s first Black astronaut candidate, finally rocketed into space 60 years later, flying with Jeff Bezos’ rocket company on Sunday....

10. Russian troops advance, Blinken affirms US support in Ukraine

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The escalating conflict in northeastern Ukraine has reached a critical juncture, highlighted by the ominous sight of Russian troops advancing in a frontline town, captured by drone footage....

11. Chaos ensues amid passport control issues at UK airports

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Chaos erupted at airports across the United Kingdom on Tuesday as several major hubs confirmed a nationwide border issue, causing extensive delays and frustration among travelers....

12. Israeli forces seize control of Rafah crossing, threatening aid to Gaza

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Israeli forces have taken control of the Palestinian side of the Rafah crossing, a vital entry point for aid to Gaza on the Egyptian border, according to Israel's military on Tuesday. ...

13. Jordanian firefighting helicopters arrive in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jordanian-firefighting-helicopters-arrive-in-cyprus

Two firefighting helicopters with 18 members of crew have arrived in Cyprus to support the Republic of Cyprus' aerial firefighting capabilities, as previously reported by Kathimerini....

14. Few coal plants to survive stricter US regulations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-predict-few-coal-plants-to-survive-stricter-us-regulations

New climate rules imposed by Joe Biden’s administration requiring huge cuts in carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants will accelerate the decline of an industry that until recently provided most of America’s power, experts say, potentially even dealing a death blow to coal in the US....

15. Maundy Thursday forecast brings warmth and gentle breezes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/maundy-thursday-forecast-brings-warmth-and-gentle-breezes

As Maundy Thursday dawns, a serene atmosphere blankets the region, with a gentle breeze stirring occasional dust particles in the air....

16. WCK prepares 8 million meals for Gaza amidst humanitarian crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wck-prepares-8-million-meals-for-gaza-amidst-humanitarian-crisis

The World Central Kitchen (WCK) aid organization announced yesterday, Sunday, that it will resume its operations in the Gaza Strip, four weeks after the deaths of seven of its staff members in an airstrike by the Israeli military....

17. Cyprus faces early wildfire scare amid resource shortage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-early-wildfire-scare-amid-resource-shortage

According to Kathimerini reporter Ioanna Kyriakou, this April has brought a sense of deja vu to Cyprus, reminiscent of June and early summer. A massive fire erupted on Wednesday morning in the Parekklisia state forest in Limassol district,...

18. Israel strikes Iran, air defenses activated amid rising tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-strikes-iran-air-defenses-activated-amid-rising-tensions

Iran has fired air defense batteries amid reports of explosions near a major airbase in Isfahan province, according to state media, amidst escalating tensions following Iran’s retaliatory strike on Israel following an attack against its consulate in Syria....

19. University seminar explores identity dynamics in occupied Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/university-seminar-explores-identity-dynamics-in-occupied-cyprus

In an upcoming seminar scheduled for May 23, 2024, at Göteborgs universitet......

20. Countdown for potential Israeli strike on Iran heightens tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/countdown-for-potential-israeli-strike-on-iran-heightens-tensions

Israel is gearing up for a potential strike against Iran, with its air force on full alert for retaliation....

21. Cyprus braces for rising Israel-Iran tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-braces-for-rising-israel-iran-tensions

When Saddam Hussein attacked the center of Tel Aviv with scud missiles in January 1991, Israeli citizens wore gas masks due to the risk of chemical attacks. It took 33 years for Israel to face another missile attack from a sovereign state....

22. British jets intercept Iranian drones in defense of Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-jets-intercept-iranian-drones-in-defense-of-israel

The Typhoon FGR4 fighter jets, launched from the Akrotiri base in Cyprus, are believed to have participated in the UK's involvement in defending Israel against an Iranian attack on Saturday night. ...

23. Israeli defense on high alert amid Iran's 48-hour warning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-defense-on-high-alert-amid-iran-s-48-hour-warning

A US official is quoted as saying that Israel is preparing for a direct attack from Iran — “possibly on Israeli soil” — in the next 24 to 48 hours, citing American intelligence reports. ...

24. Sophia Vassiliou: Paying it forward

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sophia-vassiliou-paying-it-forward

As the European elections draw near, Cyprus finds itself amidst the emergence of a new political entity: VOLT. This dynamic party brings a breath of fresh air to our political landscape, ...

25. How Israel's AI system identified 37,000 Hamas targets in Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-israel-s-ai-system-identified-37-000-hamas-targets-in-gaza

During the recent conflict in Gaza, the Israeli military utilized an undisclosed AI-powered database, known as Lavender, to identify potential targets linked to Hamas. ...

26. Israel suspends combat unit leave amid Iran's threat of revenge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-suspends-combat-unit-leave-amid-iran-s-threat-of-revenge

Israel has suspended leave for combat units and increased its air defense readiness due to potential missile or drone threats from Iran. This action comes after senior Revolutionary Guard commanders were killed in a Syrian airstrike earlier this week....

27. Israel admits ''grave mistake'' in airstrike killing British volunteers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-admits-grave-mistake-in-airstrike-killing-british-volunteers

Three British aid workers killed in Gaza have been identified following an airstrike that Israel has acknowledged as a ''grave mistake.''...

28. Seven NGO workers killed in Gaza during Israeli attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seven-ngo-workers-killed-in-gaza-during-israeli-attack

World Central Kitchen (WCK), a renowned food charity founded by Chef José Andrés, reported that seven of its workers were killed during an Israeli attack in Gaza....

29. Joint statement by EU, Cyprus, UAE, US, and UK leads aid effort to Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/joint-statement-by-eu-cyprus-uae-us-and-uk-leads-aid-effort-to-gaza

In a joint statement, the European Commission, Cyprus, the United Arab Emirates, the United States, and the United Kingdom have announced the activation of a maritime corridor to provide humanitarian assistance to Gaza....

30. President urges clemency for 82-year-old man convicted of violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-urges-clemency-for-82-year-old-man-convicted-of-violence

In response to yesterday's decision by the Limassol Criminal Court to sentence......

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