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1. Determined man makes a run for it at Ledra crossing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/determined-man-makes-a-run-for-it-at-ledra-crossing

A man was arrested on Tuesday near the Ledra crossing point in divided Nicosia, but little is known about the incident which ended up with Greek Cypriot officers who blocked his way to the south getting injured as he tried to make a run for it...

2. FBI reveals plot to kill Queen Elizabeth II during 1983 US visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fbi-reveals-plot-to-kill-queen-elizabeth-ii-during-1983-us-visit

Queen Elizabeth II faced a potential assassination threat during a 1983 visit to the US, newly released FBI documents show....

3. Netflix cracks down on password sharing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/netflix-cracks-down-on-password-sharing

Netflix Inc. on Tuesday expanded its crackdown on password sharing to the United States and more than 100 other countries, alerting users that their accounts cannot be shared for free outside of their households....

4. Pigeon drug couriers: Paphos Mayor exposes startling phenomenon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pigeon-drug-couriers-paphos-mayor-exposes-startling-phenomenon

Photographic evidence showcasing pigeons being exploited for drug transportation has been released by Phaidon Phaidonos. Expressing his dismay, the Mayor of Paphos took to Facebook, highlighting that those responsible are known, leading to the question of why no action has been taken....

5. Alleged park kidnapper remanded in custody for eight days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alleged-park-kidnapper-remanded-in-custody-for-eight-days

The 29-year-old man accused of kidnapping minors in a park on April 20th was brought before the Nicosia District Court. As per reports, the foreign national, who has been detained for eight days, is refusing to cooperate with the investigators regarding the case....

6. WHO declares end to Covid-19 global emergency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-declares-end-to-covid-19-global-emergency

The World Health Organization said Friday that Covid-19 no longer qualifies as a global emergency, marking a symbolic end to the devastating coronavirus pandemic that triggered once-unthinkable lockdowns, upended economies worldwide and killed at least 7 million people worldwide....

7. Police impersonation scam alert!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-impersonation-scam-alert

The police are urging the public to be extra cautious following new reports and complaints of a scam that continues to be perpetrated with the aim of stealing money....

8. Heatwave alert! Temperature soars to 34 degrees with hazy skies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heatwave-alert-temperature-soars-to-34-degrees-with-hazy-skies

Brace yourself for a scorching heatwave as the temperature hits 34 degrees, while a weak high-pressure system lingers in the area. To add to the discomfort, thin dust particles will hang in the atmosphere until Wednesday, making the air hazy and dusty. Stay cool and take the necessary precautions to beat the heat!...

9. 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...

10. Cyprus hurries to launch EU alert on mobile phones

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hurries-to-launch-eu-alert-on-mobile-phones

Cyprus is the only EU member state that does not use a Public Warning System to alert cell phone users of an emergency or imminent threat, but officials in Nicosia say they hopeful they can launch Emergency Alert by next year...

11. Doubts raised over Larnaca airport breach story

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doubts-raised-over-larnaca-airport-breach-story

A cloud of uncertainty has emerged over media reports about a serious security breach at Larnaca International Airport, with both airport and government officials in Cyprus raising a number of questions about the alleged incident...

12. Cyprus scraps online visa appointments after scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scraps-online-migration-appointments-after-scandal

Immigration authorities in the Republic of Cyprus scrapped an online appointment platform on Monday after allegations were made public about agents selling available slots to foreigners for profit and causing months of waiting for those who did not shell out the cash...

13. Cyprus under storm watch ahead of eventful weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-under-storm-watch-ahead-of-eventful-weekend

A weather alert has been issued for Cyprus on Friday, as heavy thunderstones coupled with strong winds are expected throughout the island in the daytime...

14. Boyfriend arrested in woman’s cliff death in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boyfriend-arrested-after-autopsy-in-woman-s-cliff-death

A man who says his girlfriend slipped and fell to her death in coastal Paphos over the weekend has been arrested on premeditated charges, after a post mortem showed injuries inconsistent with a free fall...

15. Week starts off with strong winds and heavy rain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/week-starts-off-with-strong-winds-and-heavy-rain

A severe weather alert has been issued for Monday in Cyprus where isolated thunderstorms and possible hailstorms are expected along with daytime strong winds...

16. Cypriot law enforcement to shed Schengen’s lone sheep status

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-law-enforcement-to-shed-schengen-s-lone-sheep-status

Justice Minister Anna Koukkides-Prokopiou has said she is pleased with the launch of the Schengen Information System (SIS) and the fact that the Republic of Cyprus will be able to have access to the system starting from the end of July. ...

17. Stranded pooch’s howling leads to ‘ruff’ rescue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stranded-pooch-s-howling-leads-to-‘ruff-rescue

A stranded dog’s crying for help in coastal Limassol got the attention of a concerned citizen, who pointed rescuers to an inaccessible beach last week...

18. Snowfall in parts of L.A. leads to rare blizzard warning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/snowfall-in-parts-of-l-a-leads-to-rare-blizzard-warning

A rare blizzard warning remains in effect for parts of Southern California – including the Los Angeles region – Saturday as some areas endure heavy snow and record rainfall that has delivered dangerous flooding....

19. Erdogan reacts to criticism in quake response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-responds-to-criticism-in-quake-response

The president of Turkey on Wednesday acknowledged 'shortcomings' in his country’s response to the world’s deadliest earthquake in more than a decade as hope dwindled that more survivors would emerge from the rubble of thousands of toppled buildings...

20. Death toll tops 17,000 as hopes fade for survivors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/death-toll-tops-17-000-as-hopes-fade-for-survivors

Rescuers pulled more survivors from beneath the rubble of collapsed buildings Thursday but hopes were starting to fade of finding many more people alive more than three days after catastrophic earthquakes and a series of aftershocks hit Turkey and Syria, killing more than 17,000....

21. 'Buy Nothing Project' gaining ground worldwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/buy-nothing-project-gaining-ground-worldwide

It was not until after Angela Parker, 53, had raced across her north Atlanta neighborhood to nab eight leftover, thick-cut slices of ham with gravy from the porch of someone she didn't know that she began to ask herself some questions. Was it weird to eat a stranger's porch ham? Was it safe? Would the ham be worth it?...

22. Turkey - Syria: New 7.7 magnitude earthquake - Also felt in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-syria-new-7-7-magnitude-earthquake-also-felt-in-cyprus

According to the Euro-Mediterranean Institute, a new earthquake with a magnitude of 7.7 was recently felt in Turkey. According to Syrian state media, it was also felt in Damascus....

23. Deadly earthquake in Turkey, Syria felt in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-earthquake-in-turkey-syria-felt-in-cyprus

A major earthquake of magnitude 7.9 struck central Turkey and northwest Syria on Monday, killing scores of people and injuring hundreds as buildings collapsed, and triggering searches across the snowy region for survivors trapped in rubble...

24. Cyprus records another prison death as suicide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-records-another-prison-death-as-suicide

Officials in Nicosia Central Prisons in the Republic of Cyprus went on alert on Friday following the death of an inmate, whose body was found hanged in the shower...

25. Labor unrest in the midst of an election - today's strike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/labor-unrest-in-the-midst-of-an-election-today-s-strike

Despite the unions' categorical assurances that the strike on Thursday has nothing to do with the current election period, the three-hour strike measures will de facto be butter on the election agenda of candidates who do not come from the government sector....

26. Judge hears new evidence in mercy killing case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-hears-new-evidence-in-mercy-killing-case

A harrowing video recorded in Britain was played this week before a Cypriot judge, who is presiding over the criminal trial of a British pensioner who is facing murder charges after ending the life of his cancer-stricken wife...

27. Severe weather conditions persist - new yellow warning issued

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/severe-weather-conditions-persist-new-yellow-warning-issued

The Meteorological Department has issued a fresh yellow warning for showers and sporadic thunderstorms....

28. Mixed messages as Cyprus offers boosters to visitors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mixed-messages-as-cyprus-offers-boosters-to-visitors

The Republic of Cyprus is offering to vaccinate short-term foreign visitors against the coronavirus, but the government’s position on booster shots remained unclear in the wake of recent revelations through the Twitter Files about discussions on natural immunity...

29. All flights across the US have been grounded

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-flights-across-the-us-have-been-grounded

All flights across the US have been grounded due to a glitch with the Federal Aviation Administration's computer system....

30. How concerned is Cyprus about China?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-concerned-is-cyprus-about-china

Europe has been put on alert by the rapid increase in coronavirus cases in China, following the lifting of the zero covid policy, with member states' health authorities consulting on possible measures to be imposed on Chinese travelers. ...

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