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1. Systems tested by slaughterhouse outbreak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/systems-tested-by-slaughterhouse-outbreak

A company that owns a slaughterhouse in rural Nicosia has until Monday to explain how 79 people were found working without proper authorization, following a coronavirus outbreak on the premises and days after the firm hinted that government officials were supplying asylum seekers for manual labour through backchannels...

2. Over 200,000 tonnes of plastic leaking into the Mediterranean each year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-200-000-tonnes-of-plastic-leaking-into-the-mediterranean-each-year

A new IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) report finds that an estimated 229,000 tonnes of plastic is leaking into the Mediterranean Sea every year, equivalent to over 500 shipping containers each day. Unless significant measures are taken to address mismanaged waste, the main source of the leakage, this will at least double by 2040. ...

3. MPs put foot down over farm animals in pet list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mps-put-foot-down-over-farm-animals-in-pet-list

As Cyprus scrambles to draw up a list of animals permitted to be sold at pet shops, and by extension which pets the public can keep at home, the parliamentary environment committee is pushing for certain farm animals, such as donkeys, horses, pigs, and sheep, which are currently included in the list, to be available for purchase only in appropriate circumstances....

4. Stella Kyriakides at Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stella-kyriakides-at-digital-agenda-cyprus-summit-2020

On 1 December 2019, Ms. Kyriakides became the European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety. ...

5. Endangered bird species shot to the ground in Meneou

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/endangered-bird-species-shot-to-the-ground-in-meneou

BirdLife Cyprus raised the alarm earlier this week after dozens of birds, such as European bee-eaters, swallows, and other endangered bird species, fell from the skies over the weekend after shots were fired from Meneou’s Lake Soros area....

6. Minister disfavors jail for Paralimni offenders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-favours-alternatives-for-paralimni-offenders

Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis has weighed in on reported incidents of animal abuse during a shocking Paralimni school prank, saying she is in favour of juvenile offenders doing community service at an animal shelter...

7. Search still on for school prank instigators

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/search-still-on-for-school-prank-instigators

Police are still trying to identify a number of suspects in an animal cruelty case in Paralimni, while at least 20 students reportedly have admitted they played a role in the school prank...

8. Tips trickle in on Paralimni school pranksters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tips-trickle-in-on-paralimni-school-pranksters

Police are learning valuable information that could crack wide open a shocking school prank in Paralimni, where animals were killed during a battlefield-style back-to-school display, but investigators say they want a larger pool of witnesses before they can identify perpetrators or even say whether non-students had been involved...

9. Multiple offences in Paralimni school prank

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/multiple-offences-in-paralimni-school-prank

Police have launched an investigation into a high school prank in Paralimni where animals were abused and/or slaughtered in front of cheering teens but also teachers and shocked schoolmates who were reduced to tears...

10. Animals abused during battlefield school prank

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/animals-abused-during-battlefield-school-prank

Shocking reports of animal cruelty at Paralimni High School emerged on Monday, during a series of high school senior pranks that took place in many towns to mark first day of classes...

11. Two men found locked in Limassol animal barn, police make two arrests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-men-found-locked-in-limassol-animal-barn-police-make-two-arrests

Police have made two arrests in connection to a case of human trafficking, after two men were found locked in an animal barn in Limassol....

12. Firemen save kitten from deep well

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/firemen-save-kitten-from-deep-well

The Fire Services department posted a video on social media showing an emergency response team of firemen rescuing a young feline from a deep well in Lefkara...

13. Two horses put down after Sunday's accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-horses-put-down-after-sunday-s-accident

Two horses were euthanized following an accident at Agios Dhometios racetrack on Sunday, with police saying they were investigating a work-related incident...

14. Horses injured at Nicosia racetrack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/horses-injured-at-nicosia-racetrack

Police say they are investigating a work-related accident at Agios Dhometios racetrack, where a number of jockeys and horses were injured during a Sunday race...

15. Alligator gar fish discovered dead in dam in north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-alligator-discovered-dead-in-dam-in-north

An alligator gar fish (Atractosteus spatula) that was found dead at a dam in the north was imported there illegally, authorities in the north said Monday....

16. Horses can also splash around at dog beaches (VIDEO)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/horses-can-also-splash-around-at-dog-beaches-video

In addition to dogs, horses can also be taken for a short swim at designated dog beaches across the island....

17. MP cries foul over Nicosia's stinky mess

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mp-cries-foul-over-nicosia-s-stinky-mess

The source of a recent foul odour wafting through local communities in west Nicosia remains a mystery, with a Green Party MP raising doubts over the official explanation given by authorities...

18. Hijab and kosher end up in report on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hijab-and-kosher-end-up-in-report-on-cyprus

A State Department report has called out Cyprus on matters of religious freedom, following a number of stories in the media including the right to wear hijab in school, kosher laws, and access to religious sites...

19. EU bird populations on decline for decades, Eurostat shows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-bird-populations-have-been-declining-for-decades-eurostat-shows

Bird populations in the EU have been declining for several decades, data released by Eurostat on Friday, that marked World Environment Day, showed....

20. Cute lion cubs in Paphos steal show [VIDEO]

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cute-lion-cubs-in-paphos-steal-show

A video shows two new white lion cubs sheltering in place without a care in the world during lockdown in Cyprus...

21. Man charged in Rottie death in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-charged-in-rottie-death-in-limassol

Police are investigating the death of a Rottweiler days after she was found injured inside a trash can in Limassol, while a local man has been charged in connection with the case...

22. Pet groomers among shops to reopen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pet-groomers-among-shops-to-reopen

The department of veterinary services has clarified that pet groomers can open starting on Monday, during the initial phase of easing restrictions aimed at stopping the spread of the coronavirus pandemic...

23. WHO: Coronavirus likely of bat origin, no sign of lab production

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-coronavirus-likely-of-bat-origin-no-sign-of-lab-production

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday that all available evidence suggests the novel coronavirus originated in animals in China late last year and was not manipulated or produced in a laboratory....

24. Bill sparks kosher debate in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-sparks-kosher-debate-in-cyprus

Animal rights advocates are up in arms over a new government bill that would allow slaughterhouses in the Republic of Cyprus to incorporate kosher rituals, a procedure described by animal rights activists as inhumane...

25. Good news for confined dog owners

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/good-news-for-confined-dog-owners

Bummed dog owners in the Republic of Cyprus were relieved to hear on Tuesday that walking a family pet out in the neighbourhood would not count against a person’s limit of one outing per day under tighter coronavirus measures...

26. Cyprus evaluating effectiveness of chloroquine drug against coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-evaluating-effectiveness-of-choroquine-drug-against-coronavirus

A consultative committee of experts at the Cyprus Ministry of Health is evaluating the effectiveness against coronavirus of the drug chloroquine, used to treat coronavirus in China and widely available in Cyprus....

27. No suspects in dog mass grave

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-suspects-in-dog-mass-grave

Police say they have no suspects yet in connection with a mass grave of dog carcasses that was discovered last month in rural Nicosia...

28. Food products imported from China safe for consumers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/food-products-imported-from-china-safe-for-consumers

Scientific evidence obtained so far from European bodies and the WHO show that food products imported from China do not pose a health risk to EU citizens and by extension Cypriot consumers....

29. Sir Paul Nurse: Fighting cancer through the cell cycle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sir-paul-nurse-fighting-cancer-through-the-cell-cycle

Holder of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, Sir Paul Nurse, visited the island last week where he participated as the honorary speaker in the 4th Lecture of Academic Excellence organized by the Cyprus School of Molecular Medicine and the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics. His lecture, entitled ‘Control of the Cell Cyle’, delved into the depths of the research which had led to his prestigious Nobel prize....

30. European Commission to stamp out illegal pet trade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-commission-to-stamp-out-illegal-pet-trade

The European Commission will boost efforts to stamp out the illegal trade in pets, particularly cats and dogs, in the EU, the Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Stella Kyriakides said....

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