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13 July, 2024
 

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1. Politico: Is Brexit's peak over? UK faces calls to rejoin EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/politico-is-brexit-s-peak-over-uk-faces-calls-to-rejoin-eu

British voters are gearing up for their first post-EU general election this Thursday, marking a significant milestone since Brexit....

2. Fourth of July fireworks Illuminate the night sky

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fourth-of-july-fireworks-illuminate-the-night-sky

The Fourth of July is Americana at its core: parades and cookouts and cold beer and, of course, fireworks....

3. Police seek middle ground in lambradjia madness

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-seek-middle-ground-in-lambradjia-madness

Officials in Cyprus appear to tolerate lambradjia bonfires even though they are illegal, with police and fire departments pushing for new legislation to tackle a long and dangerous Easter tradition on the island that is not easy to change...

4. Lambradjia youths warn town to back off

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lambradjia-youths-warn-town-to-back-off

A safety initiative to curb illegal lambradjia bonfires on Greek Easter has been met with a resistance in a local community in Limassol, where delinquent youths have been ransacking homes in search of flammable wood...

5. Iran: Protests continue for 10th night, at least 41 dead

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-protests-continue-for-10th-night-at-least-41-dead

Iranians have taken to the streets for a 10th consecutive night to protest against the death of Mahsa Amini in defiance of a warning from the judiciary....

6. Illegal bangers overshadow Easter message

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-bangers-overshadow-easter-message

Local residents in the Republic of Cyprus were rattled as illegal bangers kept people and pets up all night during the Orthodox Easter tradition, with police reporting delinquent behavior, at least two amputations, several fire incidents under investigation...

7. Illegal fireworks wreak havoc in Cyprus neighborhoods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-fireworks-wreak-havoc-in-cyprus-neighborhoods

Police in Cyprus are doubling down on confiscating illegal fireworks during Orthodox Holy Week, but efforts focus on suppliers and not users that wreak havoc in quiet neighborhoods...

8. Police arm up after Limassol fire and fury

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-arm-up-after-limassol-fire-and-fury

Cyprus police came under immense pressure during Holy Week following incidents of chaos, anarchy, and even violence against officers, with arrests starting to pile up and efforts doubled in arming up the force with more riot gear...

9. Cyprus under siege as it celebrates Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-under-siege-as-it-celebrates-easter

Towns across the Republic of Cyprus were overrun with anarchists on Holy Saturday, when street fires and loud explosions dominated urban areas late into the night amid pandemic lockdown and midnight mass...

10. Teens wreak havoc on Holy Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teens-wreak-havoc-on-holy-thursday

Four teenagers were arrested on Friday morning in connection with a group delinquency incident in Limassol, where youths started fires near a local church and then attacked fire fighters and police officers who rushed to the scene...

11. Religious event in Israel turns deadly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/religious-event-in-israel-turns-deadly

At least 44 people were crushed to death at an over-crowded religious bonfire festival in Israel on Friday, medics said, in what Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described as a 'heavy disaster'...

12. Nicosia youth who lost fingers speaks out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/youth-who-lost-fingers-speaks-out

A teenager, who blew off three of his fingers after a firework tube exploded in his hand, took to social media to warn his peers against the use of illegal pyrotechnics...

13. Police enlist drones in Easter gatherings clamp down (VIDEO)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-enlist-drones-in-easter-gatherings-clamp-down-video

Police conducted 3,269 checks and booked 119 pedestrians and drivers in violation of restriction measures in just 12 hours, between 6pm on Sunday and 6am on Monday....

14. Police seize scrap wood for Easter bonfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-seize-scrap-wood-for-easter-bonfires

Local crews in Nicosia’s Strovolos municipality have been busy removing scrap wood stashed away in abandoned buildings in an effort to crack down on illegal lambradjia bonfires on upcoming Holy Saturday...

15. Cops won’t mess around during holy week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-won-t-mess-around-during-holy-week

Law enforcement officials have announced they will step up patrols throughout the holy week, leading to the Greek orthodox Easter on April 19, singling out delinquent teens while giving a heads up to groups of foreign nationals...

16. President: Unnecessary travel strictly prohibited, violators to be fined

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-unnecessary-travel-strictly-prohibited

Addressing the nation on Monday night for the second time since the coronavirus pandemic broke out in Cyprus in early March, President Nicos Anastasiades announced that all unnecessary travel will be banned as of 6pm on Tuesday until April 13....

17. Hooligans arrested in Holy Saturday attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hooligans-arrested-in-holy-saturday-attack

Four local males have been arrested on charges related with illegal explosives and malicious destruction of property in Paphos on Greek Orthodox Holy Saturday...

18. Cypriots celebrate Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-prepare-for-easter

Easter may be a thing from last week in some parts of the world, but it is almost the end of Holy Week in the Republic Cyprus where people get ready for Saturday midnight mass and Easter Sunday celebrations...

19. Unruly teens cause mayhem in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unruly-teens-cause-mayhem-in-limassol

A male teenager was arrested during an overnight operation in Limassol, where juveniles were lighting fires and throwing rocks at the police...

20. Nicosia residents speak up against firecrackers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-residents-speak-up-against-firecrackers

Concerned citizens are alarmed over the illegal use of firecrackers outside APOEL football club in Nicosia, where reports said teens were having fun with firecrackers ending up in the busy street...

21. 'Bonfire of the Vanities' author Tom Wolfe dead at 88

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/bonfire-of-the-vanities-author-tom-wolfe-dead-at-88

Tom Wolfe, an early practitioner of “new journalism” who captured the mood and culture of America across five decades with books including “The Bonfire of the Vanities,” “The Right Stuff,” and “The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test,” has died at the age of 88...

22. Cypriots celebrate Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-get-ready-for-easter-sunday

It may be spring recess in some parts of the world, but it is almost the end of Holy Week in Cyprus where people get ready for Saturday midnight mass and Easter Sunday celebrations. Tradition mixed with good food and some dangerous customs blend together to make what Cypriots call Easter holidays....

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