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1. Tsunami from Tonga volcano eruption leaves trail of flood damage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tsunami-from-tonga-volcano-eruption-leaves-trail-of-flood-damage

Tsunami waves caused by an undersea volcano have flooded the Pacific Island country of Tonga, where entire towns have been inundated with water and scientists warn the main island could be blanketed in volcanic ash....

2. Exploratory drilling in 'block 10' underway [VIDEO]

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/exploratory-drilling-in-block-10-underway-video

The appraisal drilling of "Glafkos-2" in block 10 of the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the Republic of Cyprus is proceeding smoothly, Energy Minister Natasa Pilides said on Friday, during a visit to the drilling - ship "Stena Forth". The drilling is expected to be completed in March....

3. 'Be afraid': Ukraine hit by cyberattack while Russia deploys more troops at border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/be-afraid-ukraine-hit-by-cyberattack-while-russia-deploys-more-troops-at-border

Ukraine was hit by a massive cyberattack warning its citizens to "be afraid and expect the worst", while Russia, which has amassed more than 100,000 troops on its neighbor's frontier, released TV pictures on Friday of more forces deploying in a drill....

4. Building permits up 17.3% in the first ten months of 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/building-permits-up-17-3-in-the-first-ten-months-of-2021

Building permits issued in the first ten months of 2021 increased 17.3%, in relation to the same period of 2020, according to data released Thursday by the Statistical Service of Cyprus. The total area increased by 3.1% but the total value dropped by 8.2%....

5. COVID-19: Self-isolation for fully jabbed in England cut from seven days to five

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-self-isolation-for-fully-jabbed-in-england-cut-from-seven-days-to-five

The isolation period for fully vaccinated people in England who test positive for COVID will be reduced from seven days to five, the health secretary has announced....

6. Cyprus police shocked at arrest mix-up in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-shocked-at-arrest-mix-up-in-greece

Cyprus police were shocked at the news that a family man with a clean record was arrested in a high-stakes take down at a Greek airport, with sources suggesting Interpol Nicosia had only flagged the passenger discreetly after Athens never got back to them to resolve a mix-up...

7. 'Test to stay' at schools - Details of additional measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/test-to-stay-at-schools-details-of-additional-measures

"The rapid deterioration of epidemiological data recorded in Cyprus in recent weeks due to the predominance of the Omicron variant leaves us no room for complacency....

8. Covid vaccinations protect pregnant women without causing complications

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-vaccinations-protect-pregnant-women-without-causing-complications

Pregnant women are at greater risk of becoming seriously ill with coronavirus than non-pregnant women, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) experts confirmed yesterday during a press conference....

9. 'No additional measures at this stage'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-additional-measures-at-this-stage

The scheduled meeting between the members of the Scientific Advisory Committee and the Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipandelas, ended shortly after 16:00 on Tuesday (January 11th) this afternoon....

10. Slight increase in the value of unsecured checks issued in 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/slight-increase-in-the-value-of-unsecured-checks-issued-in-2021

The total amount of unsecured cheques issued in 2021 rose to €0.93 million compared with €0.74 in 2020. However, the total number of unsecured cheques dropped to 363 compared with 454 the year before....

11. The moment the earthquake struck Cyprus - video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-moment-the-earthquake-struck-cyprus-video

Security cameras in a Paphos supermarket captured the moment a 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck Cyprus early this morning. ...

12. In 1st, US surgeons transplant pig heart into human patient

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-1st-us-surgeons-transplant-pig-heart-into-human-patient

In a medical first, doctors transplanted a pig heart into a patient in a last-ditch effort to save his life and a Maryland hospital said Monday that he’s doing well three days after the highly experimental surgery....

13. Science wars continue over Cyprus’ DeltaCron

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/science-wars-continue-over-cyprus-deltacron

A recent study in Cyprus that made global headlines over a possible discovery of a mutation dubbed DeltaCron has been brought into question, with experts suggesting contamination in the lab could likely explain the new strain’s omicron-like genetic signatures within the delta genomes...

14. Limassol: Large stash of contraband tobacco found in warehouse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-large-stash-of-contraband-tobacco-found-in-warehouse

Huge quantities of contraband cigarettes and tobacco were confiscated after being found yesterday in Limassol following a joint operation by the Police and the Customs Department. A 57-year-old man was arrested and detained in connection with the case....

15. Cyprus expected to introduce a national minimum wage by the end of January 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-expected-to-introduce-a-national-minimum-wage-by-the-end-of-january-2022

Cyprus is expected to introduce a national minimum wage by the end of January 2022. According to information, the national minimum wage will be set at 45% - 60% of the national median salary in Cyprus which is 1,573 euros....

16. Dr. Christopher Murray speaks to Kathimerini, 'The pandemic will probably end in March'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dr-christopher-murray-speaks-to-kathimerini-the-pandemic-will-probably-end-in-march

Dr. Christopher Murray, Director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington, is waiting for the light at the end of the tunnel concerning the "Omicron" cases in Greece....

17. Blood test could help detect cancer in people with nonspecific symptoms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blood-test-could-help-detect-cancer-in-people-with-nonspecific-symptoms

Scientists have developed a blood test that could help detect cancer in people with nonspecific symptoms such as unexplained weight loss or fatigue....

18. NPLs in Cyprus decrease €722 million at the end of September

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/npls-in-cyprus-decrease-€722-million-at-the-end-of-september

Α decrease of €722 million or 14.4% was recorded at the end of September 2021 in aggregate Non-Performing Loans (NPLs) compared with the end of June 2021, according to data released Friday by the Central Banks of Cyprus (CBC)....

19. British troops to help London hospitals hit by Covid-19 staff shortages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-troops-to-help-london-hospitals-hit-by-covid-19-staff-shortages

The British government is tapping into the military to ease staffing shortages across London hospitals caused by a fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak....

20. How did covid affect our level of happiness?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-did-covid-affect-our-level-of-happiness

Politicians and other officials around the world often talk about the impact of Covid-19 on public health and the economy. To most people, however, these statements seem vague, as what they experience on a daily basis is a series of different emotions....

21. Pre-departure covid travel tests no longer required to visit England as of 7th January 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pre-departure-covid-travel-tests-no-longer-required-to-visit-england-as-of-7th-january-2022

As of today, 7th of January 2022, from 04:00 GMT, fully vaccinated travellers going to England will no longer have to take a test before they travel....

22. Israel adopts a new strategy in the fight against the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-adapts-a-new-strategy-in-the-fight-against-the-pandemic

Israel is changing its quarantine and diagnostic policy in a bid to ensure lasting protection for those vulnerable to the spread of the Omicron variant, the health ministry said....

23. Coronavirus: Danish scientists see the end of the pandemic in 2 months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-danish-scientists-see-the-end-of-the-pandemic-in-2-months

The pandemic will end in two months, according to the head of the Danish State Epidemiological Serum Institute, Dr. Tira Grove Krause....

24. A record 4.5 million Americans quit their jobs in November

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/a-record-4-5-million-americans-quit-their-jobs-in-november

A record 4.5 million Americans voluntarily left their jobs in November, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This pushed the quits rate to 3%, matching the high from September....

25. The remains of 37 individuals have been identified by CMP in 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-remains-of-37-individuals-have-been-identified-by-cmp-in-2021

The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) has identified the remains of 37 individuals this past year - 2021. Of the individuals identified, 29 were classified as missing persons (20 Greek Cypriots and 9 Turkish Cypriots). Eighteen individuals were exhumed during 79 excavations. ...

26. A tsunami of cases and new stricter measures - Epidemiologists mulling the next steps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-tsunami-of-cases-and-new-stricter-measures-epidemiologists-mulling-the-next-steps

The arrival of the "Omicron" mutation reportedly coincided with that of the new year, with the daily case numbers announced last week breaking every negative record since the pandemic began....

27. Turkey’s inflation hits a 19-year high of 36%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-s-inflation-hits-a-19-year-high-of-36

Turkey’s yearly inflation climbed at the fastest pace in 19 years, jumping to 36.08% in December, official data showed on Monday....

28. Video shows Turkey cadets swimming to islet of Tuzla, the equivalent distance from Turkey to Kastellorizo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/video-shows-turkey-cadets-swimming-to-islet-of-tuzla-the-equivalent-distance-from-turkey-to-kastellorizo

Turkey’s military cadets swam the distance to the Greek island of Kastellorizo last week to demonstrate how close the Greek island is to Turkey....

29. Israel to offer fourth COVID vaccine shot to over 60s, medical staff

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-to-offer-fourth-covid-vaccine-shot-to-over-60s-medical-staff

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Sunday that Israel would offer a fourth dose of COVID-19 vaccine to people over 60 and to medical staff as it faces a surge in Omicron variant infections....

30. Minister says Cyprus’ COVID situation manageable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-says-cyprus-covid-situation-manageable

Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela says the government is ready to deal with various contingencies, adding the situation in Cyprus is manageable and not different from other countries that are also seeing a huge rise in cases...

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