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1. Workers unite as May Day celebrations take place across the island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/workers-unite-as-may-day-celebrations-take-place-across-the-island

Workers across all cities celebrated International Workers' Day this year with various events and demonstrations, led by the Pancyprian Federation of Labour (PEO) organizing marches in every city....

2. Transport ministry explores convenient fine payment methods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transport-ministry-explores-convenient-fine-payment-methods

The Ministry of Transport is exploring fresh avenues for fine distribution, putting the brakes on photo radar for the time being....

3. Is self-service security screening the wave of the future?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/is-self-service-security-screening-the-wave-of-the-future

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is set to test a self-service screening system at Harry Reid International Airport, challenging the trend of major retailers scaling back on self-checkout options....

4. Dedicated checkpoint lane eases travel for students and enclaved

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/dedicated-checkpoint-lane-eases-travel-for-students-and-enclaved

A dedicated lane has been established at the Ayios Dometios checkpoint in Nicosia to streamline the travel process for students residing in Turkish-occupied areas attending school in the government-controlled regions of the Republic, ...

5. Police arrest 34-year-old in connection with burglary investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-arrest-34-year-old-in-connection-with-burglary-investigation

Paphos police took a 34-year-old into custody on Monday in Paphos to facilitate investigations into a suspected case of apartment burglary, illegal possession of property, and possession of burglary tools....

6. 'Amalthea' initiative eludes Lyme Bay in Malta stopover

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/amalthea-initiative-eludes-lyme-bay-in-malta-stopover

Despite initial reports that the British Royal Navy (BRN) auxiliary landing ship, ''RFA Lyme Bay,'' would sail from Cyprus to Gaza for humanitarian aid purposes - as part of the ''Amalthea'' initiative to provide humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip via Cyprus - this was never possible....

7. Abraham’s Tinderbox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/abraham-s-tinderbox

I’ll begin by clearly condemning Hamas and its terrorist thugs and express grief at the horrors inflicted on innocent Israeli civilians on 7 October....

8. Police Chief inspects Alexoui murder scene

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-chief-inspects-alexoui-murder-scene

Police Chief Stelios Papatheodorou visited the location where the mafia execution of Alexis Mavromichalis, also known as "Alexoi," occurred last night....

9. Tragic turn for 'Alexoui' as mafia claims second life

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tragic-turn-for-alexoui-as-mafia-claims-second-life

In a disturbing turn of events, Law Enforcement Authorities are on high alert following a recent deadly attack on Alexis Mavromichalis, known as "Alexoui." The tragic incident unfolded on Tuesday night, October 31st....

10. Allies of Israel or igniting the refugee crisis?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/allies-of-israel-or-igniting-the-refugee-crisis

Our neighbors in the East are experiencing heightened tensions....

11. Israeli Military unearths 1,500 Hamas militant bodies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-military-unearths-1-500-hamas-militant-bodies

Israel’s military said about 1,500 bodies of Hamas militants were found in Israeli territory as, as it said it had largely gained control in the country’s south and “restored full control” over the border on the fourth day of fighting following an unprecedented surprise attack....

12. Turkish Cypriot crossing points take center stage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-checkpoints-take-center-stage

In a striking development, 2023 has seen an extraordinary increase in crossings through checkpoints in Cyprus, as revealed by reports in the Turkish Cypriot press....

13. Singapore's Changi Airport revolutionizes no-passport travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/singapore-s-changi-airport-revolutionizes-no-passport-travel

Travel at one of the world's best airports is about to become even smoother next year....

14. UN peacekeepers adjust position amidst tensions in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-peacekeepers-adjust-position-amidst-tensions-in-buffer-zone

In a recent update to the incident at the Pyla buffer zone, Simos Mitidis, the leader of the G/C community in Pyla, conveyed that the UNFICYP personnel have slightly repositioned themselves in response to the confrontation with Turkish forces within the buffer zone. ...

15. Gasoline trade in divided Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/gasoline-trade-in-divided-cyprus

The issue of gasoline from the occupied territories is one of the most well-known psychodramas of Cyprus. It is a distortion of the market due to the country's division and the occupation of part of it by another country. ...

16. Debate on fuel from north misfires ahead of protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/debate-on-fuel-from-north-misfires-ahead-of-protest

Greek Cypriot gas station owners are livid with government officials who told the public it is not illegal to buy Turkish Cypriot gasoline, sparking a chaotic debate on Tuesday as protesting fuel dealers move to block motorists from entering the north...

17. Police join agent wars over domestic assistants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-join-agent-wars-over-domestic-assistants

Foreign nationals on work visas in the Republic of Cyprus may have immigration documents confiscated at Greek Cypriot checkpoints as they cross into the north, as authorities in the south push for preemptive measures to combat overseas travel at the expense of domestic employers...

18. Government ends tax break, fuel and electricity prices to rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-ends-tax-break-fuel-and-electricity-prices-to-rise

The Director General of the Ministry of Finance, Michalis Pantelis, has expressed the government's intention to end the measure of reducing excise tax on fuel and electricity....

19. Public outcry over traffic violations of mobile camera operators

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/public-outcry-over-traffic-violations-of-mobile-camera-operators

Camera operators working for a photo verification company are grappling with a complex and challenging situation....

20. 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...

21. Sex rendezvous messages emerge in murder investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sex-rendezvous-messages-emerge-in-murder-investigation

Cyprus Police are investigating the murder of a sex worker in Limassol that took place over the weekend, when a woman from Ukraine was found dead in her hotel apartment where an asylum seeker from Turkey had also booked an appointment to see her on Saturday evening...

22. Larnaca airport security exercise exposes gaps, as dummy bomb passed undetected

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-airport-security-exercise-exposes-gaps-as-dummy-bomb-passed-undetected

A secret exercise conducted by the airport security directorate at police headquarters on March 9 exposed security gaps at Larnaca airport, leaving officials exposed. ...

23. Turkey-Armenia gate opens to allow aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-armenia-gate-opens-for-first-time-in-decades-to-allow-aid

A border gate between long-feuding Turkey and Armenia has been opened for the first time in 35 years to allow aid for victims of the devastating earthquakes in southern Turkey, state-owned Anadolu news agency and a diplomat said...

24. Suspect in murder of teen girl handed over to north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-in-murder-of-teen-girl-handed-over-to-north

A male suspect in the death of a teenage girl in the north was handed over to Turkish Cypriot authorities on Wednesday, after he crossed south and identified himself to Greek Cypriot law enforcement...

25. Russians flying to northern Cyprus sextupled in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russians-flying-to-northern-cyprus-sextupled-in-2022

The number of Russian nationals who flew to northern Cyprus went up sixfold last year, when calls for direct flights in the unrecognized part of the divided island gained traction after an EU flight ban in the south...

26. North releases video of rogue driver incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-releases-video-of-rogue-driver-incident

A Greek Cypriot man accused of driving through a Turkish Cypriot checkpoint barricade says his car was shot at during the incident, with authorities in the north releasing video footage and prosecutors saying the suspect was being uncooperative...

27. Rogue driver arrested for ‘breaking down barriers’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rogue-driver-in-cyprus-arrested-for-‘breaking-down-barriers

A Greek Cypriot man who gave new meaning to the phrase 'breaking down barriers' has been arrested by Turkish Cypriot police, after he failed to comply with officers on both sides of the divided island and drove through a barricade in the north...

28. North detains two teens on counterfeit spending spree

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-detains-two-teens-on-counterfeit-spending-spree

Two Greek Cypriot teenagers accused of using fake money to make purchases in the north have been arrested by Turkish Cypriot police, while another man from the south was detained after cartridges were found in his vehicle...

29. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between UCLan Cyprus and Wargaming

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/a-memorandum-of-understanding-was-signed-between-uclan-cyprus-and-wargaming

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between UCLan Cyprus and Wargaming at the premises of UCLan Cyprus on the 31st of October. ...

30. Cyprus police confirm cop arrest on human smuggling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-confirm-cop-arrest-on-human-smuggling

Cyprus Police confirm reports that officers in Nicosia have arrested one of their own in connection with an investigation into suspected smuggling of banned foreign nationals into the Republic of Cyprus...

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