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1. Schools to close early on Friday due to heatwave

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-to-close-early-on-friday-due-to-heatwave

Education Minister Athina Michaelidou defended the government's decision to suspend classes early on Friday due to soaring temperatures, calling it a balanced approach despite inevitable discontent....

2. Trump's future travels in limbo as 38 nations could bar entry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-s-future-travels-in-limbo-as-38-nations-could-bar-entry

Donald Trump could face hurdles traveling internationally due to his recent felony convictions, which might complicate any potential second term in office....

3. Nurses' unions protest in Cyprus public hospitals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nurses-unions-protest-in-cyprus-public-hospitals

The health sector in Cyprus is facing renewed turmoil, with public hospital staffing and the absence of collective agreements at the centre of contention....

4. International student numbers fall in UK universities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/international-student-numbers-fall-in-uk-universities

Universities are reporting a steep drop in international students applying to come to the UK, amid warnings that further restrictions on student visas would torpedo a vital flow of talent for Britain’s creative industries....

5. Student protests spread across US universities over Israel-Hamas conflict (vid)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/student-protests-spread-across-us-universities-over-israel-hamas-conflict-vid

Student protests have erupted at colleges nationwide over the Israel-Hamas conflict. It began with over 100 demonstrators arrested at Columbia University last week...

6. Cyprus Fire Service policy sparks concerns among lawmakers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fire-service-policy-sparks-concerns-among-lawmakers

The recent implementation of a new policy by the Fire Service of Cyprus regarding premises control has ignited discussions within the Parliamentary Committee on Energy, Commerce, Industry, and Tourism. ...

7. Roads turned into rivers amid thunderstorms and hail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/roads-turned-into-rivers-amid-thunderstorms-and-hail

Severe weather unleashed its fury on Cyprus on Tuesday, with thunderstorms and hail wreaking havoc in various parts of the island, transforming roads into rivers and snarling traffic. ...

8. Hailstorms paralyzed Cyprus on Green Monday, roads turned into rivers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hailstorms-paralyzed-cyprus-on-green-monday-roads-turned-into-rivers

Green Monday in Cyprus was marred by severe weather conditions, causing widespread disruption across the island....

9. Iconic cosmetics brand shuts down US operations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/iconic-cosmetics-brand-shuts-down-us-operations

The Body Shop, a UK-based cosmetics company known for its natural, sustainable, and cruelty-free products, has officially ceased all operations in the United States and is set to close numerous Canadian stores as part of a bankruptcy filing....

10.  Tornado strikes Limassol, leaves trail of destruction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tornado-strikes-limassol-leaves-trail-of-destruction

In the early hours of Wednesday, February 14th, shocking videos surfaced on social media, capturing the terrifying sight of a tornado ripping through the tranquil streets of Limassol. ...

11. Severe weather warnings across Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/severe-weather-warnings-across-cyprus

Cyprus is bracing for a spell of unsettled weather as a low-pressure system, dubbed ''Dawn,'' exerts its influence over the island nation until Thursday, according to forecasts from the Meteorological Service....

12. Snowfall forces road closures leading to Troodos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/snowfall-forces-road-closures-leading-to-troodos

In response to heavy snowfall, several roads leading to Troodos, including Platres-Troodos, Karvouna-Troodos, and Prodromos-Troodos, have been closed to traffic, announced local authorities....

13. Journalism is (also) a job like any other

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/journalism-is-also-a-job-like-any-other

Since 2009, when I began working full-time in this field, I've observed the media landscape in Cyprus undergo multiple crises. From the advertising downturn following the 2008 global financial crisis—which didn't directly impact Cyprus—to dwindling sales due to the rise of the internet and social media, and further exacerbated by the banking sector's subsequent turmoil and business closures....

14. Finland and Sweden hit -40°C, breaking winter records

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finland-and-sweden-hit-40°c-breaking-winter-records

In an unprecedented turn of weather events, Finland and Sweden were plunged into the depths of winter as temperatures hit a bone-chilling minus 40 degrees Celsius, marking the coldest recorded temperatures of the season. ...

15. Larnaca streets to close for 'Festive Christmas Parade'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-streets-to-close-for-festive-christmas-parade

Get ready for a jolly time as the municipality of Larnaca announces the much-anticipated Christmas parade! Starting at 5:30 p.m., the event will feature Santa Claus descending upon the shopping center, accompanied by spirited school dance groups....

16. Erdogan's historic visit to Athens signals potential thaw in relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-s-historic-visit-to-athens-signals-potential-thaw-in-relations

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan is scheduled to visit Athens, accompanied by a ministerial delegation, for crucial talks with Greek counterparts in a bid to enhance relations between the historically at-odds neighbors....

17. Minister vows 'smart lights' rule over timers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-vows-smart-lights-rule-over-timers

In a recent presentation of the Ministry of Transport's 2024 budget to the Finance Committee, Minister of Transport, Alexis Vafeadis, categorically stated that there will be no timers installed at traffic lights until at least March or April 2024. ...

18. Enhanced arrival procedures and road closures at Cyprus airports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/enhanced-arrival-procedures-and-road-closures-at-cyprus-airports

In a recent statement posted on social media, Hermes Airports announced that passengers should arrive at Larnaca and Paphos airports three hours prior to their flight departure time, citing enhanced security measures....

19. Independence Day parade traffic updates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/independence-day-parade-traffic-updates

The police have announced road closures due to the upcoming military parade celebrating the Republic of Cyprus's independence on October 1, 2023....

20. Did revised working hours for gov't employees make a dent in traffic?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/did-revised-working-hours-for-gov-t-employees-make-a-dent-in-traffic

The implementation of flexible working hours in the public service has not shown significant improvements or worsening in traffic conditions so far, according to Evi Anagiotou, Head of the Sustainable Mobility Branch at the Department of Public Works....

21. Schools vulnerable to ransomware

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-vulnerable-to-ransomware

The confidential documents stolen from schools and dumped online by ransomware gangs are raw, intimate, and graphic. They describe student sexual assaults, psychiatric hospitalizations, abusive parents, truancy — even suicide attempts....

22. Inferno engulfs Sydney building near Central Station

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inferno-engulfs-sydney-building-near-central-station

An “apocalyptic” blaze engulfed a building near Central Station in Sydney on Thursday afternoon, sending a massive plume of smoke into the air and causing parts of the building to collapse....

23. Cypriot banks dump Russian client accounts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-banks-dump-russian-client-accounts

Russian nationals in the Republic of Cyprus are facing bank account closures as the island’s financial institutions are choosing to axe client accounts to avoid sanction violation risks, but some fear an indiscriminate sweep may affect innocent customers...

24. 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...

25. An unlikely love story of two soldiers separated by the buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/an-unlikely-love-story-of-two-soldiers-separated-by-the-buffer-zone

Along with five other films 'Buffer Zone', directed and written by Savvas Stavros will open the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, before Sally Potter's new film with Javier Bardem and Chris Rock....

26. Cypriot fund keeps Lukoil’s sanctioned plant in the game

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-fund-keeps-lukoil-s-sanctioned-plant-running

A Lukoil refinery in Italy might survive sanctions against Russia if it falls in the hands of a Cypriot private equity fund, with the company saying the sale could take place by March of this year after turning down a US offer two months ago...

27. Kyriakides: EU states must take preventive steps to deal with Covid-19 in the fall

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-eu-states-must-take-preventive-steps-to-deal-with-covid-19-in-the-fall

In a letter to each of the 27 EU member states, Stella Kyriakides called on their respective Health Ministers to take preemptive measures in preparation for the autumn season with regard to the coronavirus pandemic, which may include the administration of newly adapted vaccines against the Omicron variant, given the recent increase in Covid cases in the European Union. ...

28. Europe must be prepared for total Russian gas cut-off this winter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-must-be-prepared-for-total-russian-gas-cut-off-this-winter

The International Energy Agency has warned that Europe must prepare immediately for the complete severance of Russian gas exports this winter, urging governments to take measures to cut demand and keep aging nuclear power stations open....

29. UN: Obesity levels in Europe at ‘epidemic proportions’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-obesity-levels-in-europe-at-‘epidemic-proportions

The World Health Organization says the rates of people who are obese and overweight in Europe have hit “epidemic proportions,” with nearly 60% of adults and a third of children in one of those categories....

30. EU states divided over Russian oil sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-states-divided-over-russian-oil-sanctions

The European Union was preparing sanctions on Russian oil on Monday, with possible exemptions for wary countries, and warned that complying in full with Moscow's proposed scheme to receive gas payments in roubles would breach existing EU sanctions....

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