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1. 31,000 children in Cyprus below poverty line

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/31-000-children-in-cyprus-below-poverty-line

The percentage of children at or below the poverty line in Cyprus stood at 18.1% in 2022, equivalent to around 31 thousand children according to Eurostat......

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

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netanyahu-condemns-airstrike-deaths-in-gaza-as-tragic-mistake

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

3. Climate crisis, a health emergency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/climate-crisis-a-health-emergency

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

4. EU cracks down on TikTok lite over child addition concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-crackdown-on-tiktok-lite-over-child-addiction-concerns

European digital regulators are taking a stern stance against TikTok's latest feature, which rewards users for engaging with content, citing concerns over addiction, especially among children....

5. Should kindergartens allow audio recording on CCTV?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/should-kindergartens-allow-audio-recording-on-cctv

At entrances or exits of private kindergartens and parking areas, the installation and operation of closed-circuit television (CCTV) are allowed......

6. Lottides orders payment of single-parent allowance after 2,5 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-orders-payment-of-single-parent-allowance-waiting-for-2-5-years

Maria Stylianou Lottides, the Commissioner for Administration and Protection of Human Rights, has strongly recommended the swift disbursement of a single-parent family allowance to a complainant. ...

7. WHO-Led European Health Summit convenes in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-led-european-health-summit-convenes-in-limassol

Health and Deputy Health Ministers from 13 European states, including Malta, Luxembourg, Andorra, San Marino, Iceland, Monaco, Montenegro, Latvia, Estonia, Slovenia, Moldova, North Macedonia, and Cyprus...

8. Kyriakos Kouros assumes role as Cyprus' High Commissioner to the UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakos-kouros-assumes-role-as-cyprus-high-commissioner-to-the-uk

Ambassador Andreas Kakouris has assumed his duties as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' new Permanent Secretary....

9. Student 'stoned' in Paphos school raising concerns on school violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/student-stoned-in-paphos-school-raising-concerns-on-school-violence

In the latest episode of school violence, a student was reportedly stoned by classmates on Tuesday at a school in Paphos, according to statements made by DIKO MP Chrysanthos Savvidis during a session of the Education Committee....

10. Parliament set to battle bullying in schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliament-set-to-battle-bullying-in-schools

The focus of today's Parliament Committee on Education session is the pervasive issue of school bullying, coupled with the Ministry of Education's strategies to address this escalating problem, which coincides with a surge in violence and delinquency within school premises....

11. Allegations of forced population shift amidst Gaza offensive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/allegations-of-forced-population-shift-amidst-gaza-offensive

In a recent development, an Israeli government spokesperson, Eylon Levy, vehemently denied what he termed as ''outrageous and false'' allegations....

12. 2,162 nameless bodies exposed in EU borders investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2-162-nameless-bodies-exposed-in-eu-borders-investigation

In a startling revelation, The Guardian uncovered a distressing reality – over the past decade, at least 1,015 refugees and migrants who perished at Europe's borders were laid to rest in unmarked graves....

13. Far-right rage explodes in Dublin streets after shocking stabbing incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/far-right-rage-explodes-in-dublin-streets-after-shocking-stabbing-incident

In a shocking turn of events, central Dublin became a battleground on Thursday evening as violent protests erupted following a knife attack in the city center....

14. Data protection commissioner opposes school CCTV pilot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/data-protection-commissioner-opposes-school-cctv-pilot

In a statement, Irene Loizidou Nikolaidou, the Commissioner for Personal Data Protection, declared that the potential implementation of Closed Circuit Video Surveillance (CCTV) in school units, even as a pilot, violates the principle of legality within the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) framework....

15. Championing consumer rights in the digital era

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/championing-consumer-rights-in-the-digital-era

A Consumer Dialogue event titled "New Consumer Agenda - Challenges ahead" took place at the EU House in Nicosia, addressing critical aspects of consumer protection, consumer rights and obligations in an era marked by the challenges of digitalization and the green transition....

16. Gates and Kyriakides forge global health partnership

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gates-and-kyriakides-forge-global-health-partnership

In a meeting held on Wednesday (11/10), Bill Gates conferred with EU Health and Food Safety Commissioner Stella Kyriakides. ...

17. Unusual school incident as teacher accused of cutting student's hair

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unusual-school-incident-as-teacher-accused-of-cutting-student-s-hair

In an incident that came to light today, a mother alleged that her son's hair was cut by a teacher at a high school in Limassol. ...

18. Sweden's military called to combat daily shootings and bombings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sweden-s-military-called-to-combat-daily-shootings-and-bombings

Sweden’s prime minister on Thursday said that he’s summoned the head of the military to discuss how the armed forces can help police deal with an unprecedented crime wave that has shocked the country with almost daily shootings and bombings....

19. Nicosia and Limassol explore tram systems

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-and-limassol-explore-tram-systems

Environment Commissioner Maria Panayiotou, alongside Nicosia's Mayor Konstantinos Giorkatzis, emphasized the necessity of commencing a comprehensive study for the introduction of tram systems in Nicosia and Limassol....

20. Get ready to 'bee' amazed on September 17th

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/get-ready-to-bee-amazed-on-september-17th

Get ready to don your beekeeper's hat and join the buzz at Melini's upcoming Children's Honey Festival on September 17. This unique event is all about celebrating the incredible world of bees while having a blast!...

21. EU approves updated COVID-19 vaccine to combat new variants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-approves-updated-covid-19-vaccine-to-combat-new-variants

The European Commission gave the green light on Thursday to an updated COVID-19 vaccine called Comirnaty XBB.1.5, which has been tweaked by BioNTech-Pfizer to tackle new variants of the virus. ...

22. EU approves first vaccine for infant respiratory protection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-approves-first-vaccine-for-infant-respiratory-protection

The Committee approved Abrysvo, the first vaccine protecting older adults and infants up to six months old from the respiratory illness caused by the RSV virus....

23. Cypriot delegation pounded with human rights questions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-delegation-pounded-with-human-rights-questions

Cyprus’ law commissioner says her delegation received praise last week at a UN committee hearing in Geneva, but she also admitted that no country had a perfect record on human rights following a bombardment of questions on human rights...

24. Deadly Mediterranean shipwreck exposes desperate migrant journeys

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-mediterranean-shipwreck-exposes-desperate-migrant-journeys

Wednesday’s deadly shipwreck off southern Greece, involving a large boat carrying migrants that capsized after apparently rebuffing offers of help, is just the latest case of smugglers packing vessels full of desperate people willing to risk their lives to reach continental Europe....

25. From 25% to 5% smoking rate by 2040, says Kyriakides

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/from-25-to-5-smoking-rate-by-2040-says-kyriakides

Health and Food Safety Commissioner Stella Kyriakides, in a prelude to World No Tobacco Day on May 31, emphasized the Commission's ambitious objective of reducing smoking from 25% to a mere 5% of the population by 2040 in her written message....

26. Kyriakides: 'Our goal now, medicines for all'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-our-goal-now-medicines-for-all

"I have always envisioned a European Health Union, where the European Union would be intimately connected to every citizen regarding health matters....

27. Kyriakides and Becerra: EU and US establish joint health task force

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-and-becerra-eu-and-us-establish-joint-health-task-force

28. Russian children's commissioner rejects ICC allegations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-children-s-commissioner-rejects-icc-allegations

Russia's commissioner for children's rights on Tuesday dismissed International Criminal Court (ICC) allegations that she was responsible for unlawfully deporting children from Ukraine as false...

29. Minor hospitalized in adult psychiatric ward due to bed shortage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minor-hospitalized-in-adult-psychiatric-ward-due-to-bed-shortage

The PASYDY Mental Health Nursing Staff Branch has expressed their deep concern about the hospitalization of a minor at the Athalassa Hospital, due to a lack of beds in the Children and Adolescent Inpatient Department, which could lead to overcrowding of all mental health structures....

30. ICC issues arrest warrant for Putin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/icc-issues-arrest-warrant-for-putin

The International Criminal Court has issued an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin over war crimes charges relating to his alleged involvement in the abduction of children from Ukraine....

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