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1. Dubai hit by two years' worth of rain in a single day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dubai-hit-by-two-years-worth-of-rain-in-a-single-day

In an unprecedented event, Dubai experienced torrential rainfall equivalent to two years' worth of precipitation in just one day, leading to severe flash flooding that brought the city to a standstill....

2. The feathered ''employees'' of Akaki Grove

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-feathered-employees-of-akaki-grove

When Elena Christoforou was five years old, her godfather, who lived in England, had given her a BBC videotape, a series narrated by David Attenborough ...

3. Missiles filled with water spark corruption scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/missiles-filled-with-water-spark-corruption-scandal

China's army fielded missiles filled with water instead of fuel and arrays of silos with improper lids — examples of military corruption that led to a dramatic purge of top officials, Bloomberg reported, citing US intelligence....

4. Unveiling the playful magic of Christmas decor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unveiling-the-playful-magic-of-christmas-decor

As the high temperatures persist on our island, Christmas might feel distant, but the festive season is just around the corner! Get ready to infuse your home with the magic of Christmas lights and vibrant colors....

5. 5,000-year-old wine discovered in Queen's resting place

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/5-000-year-old-wine-discovered-in-queen-s-resting-place

Sealed jars of wine from 5,000 years ago have been uncovered amongst the grave goods found in an Egyptian Queen’s tomb....

6. Walt Disney's 100-year story of success

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/walt-disney-s-100-year-story-of-success

The Walt Disney Company is celebrating its 100th anniversary....

7. Families reveal painful ordeal amid Israel's war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/families-reveal-painful-ordeal-amid-israel-s-war

Amid the devastating war in Israel, relatives of hostages have had to learn of their kidnappings through frantic, whispered phone calls and videos posted to social media....

8. Hamas praise rally in Times Square shocks nation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hamas-praise-rally-in-times-square-shocks-nation

At a pro-Hamas rally in the heart of New York City, speaker after speaker praised the slaughter of civilians that had taken place in Israel on Saturday, after the terrorist group overwhelmed Israeli defenses in an audacious, unexpected raid. ...

9. 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....

10. Over 140 abandoned cats found in Abu Dhabi desert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-140-abandoned-cats-found-in-abu-dhabi-desert

A group of United Arab Emirates residents has found more than 140 cats dumped in a desert lot in the capital Abu Dhabi, in a phenomenon that has drawn criticism from international animal rights organizations and prompted a government investigation....

11. Cyprus' gas dilemma deepens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-gas-dilemma-deepens

While Netanyahu's recent visit to Cyprus generated considerable attention, it's apparent that promises of cooperation in the Eastern Mediterranean have yet to materialize. ...

12. Key Wagner figures among victims in jet crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/key-wagner-figures-among-victims-in-jet-crash

Yevgeny Prigozhin, the 62-year-old head of Russia's private military company Wagner, known for his leadership in a mutiny against the Russian military in June, along with his company's top military figure, Dmitry Utkin,...

13. Is there a need for radical changes in civil protection?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/is-there-a-need-for-radical-changes-in-civil-protection

The catastrophic fire in Rhodes, a typical and unfortunate example of what is internationally referred to as a mega-fire - a fire that is extremely destructive to the local environment...

14. Journalists brave sweltering heatwave across Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/journalists-sweltering-heatwave-across-europe

Millions of people in several parts of the world have been experiencing intense heat. ...

15. Murder or setup? Russian General's fatal jog

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/murder-or-setup-russian-general-s-fatal-jog

The Russian submarine commander Stanislav Ritski, who was murdered by an unknown man in Krasnodar on Monday evening, was possibly a victim of surveillance by his killer on the popular jogging app "Strava," according to the Russian news agency Tass....

16. Diverse music styles unite at Windcraft Music Fest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/diverse-music-styles-unite-at-windcraft-music-fest

The Windcraft Music Fest opens its doors for the ninth time on the weekend of July 22nd and 23rd in Katidatata Solia and invites music lovers and those seeking an interesting festival experience to join this celebration of wind instruments and more....

17. China digs deeper to explore new frontiers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-digs-deeper-to-explore-new-frontiers

Chinese scientists have begun drilling a 10,000-meter (32,808 feet) hole into the Earth’s crust, as the world’s second-largest economy explores new frontiers above and below the planet’s surface....

18. Gigantic heap of unused clothing seen from space

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gigantic-heap-of-unused-clothing-seen-from-space

A giant dump of unused fast fashion clothing in Chile's Atacama Desert is now clearly visible to satellites....

19. The world's most expensive ice cream tempts taste buds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-world-s-most-expensive-ice-cream-tempts-taste-buds

Keep your hands steady: a scoop of this exquisite delight is probably going to cost more than all the ice cream you will have throughout multiple summers....

20. Cyprus’ Armenian rep calls on more countries to recognize

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-armenian-rep-calls-on-more-countries-to-recognize

The Armenian religious representative in the Cypriot parliament told lawmakers on Thursday that the island’s support to his people has been 'invaluable' over the years, with the House observing a moment of silence for victims of the persecuted group during WWI...

21. Former Pope Benedict XVI dies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-pope-benedict-xvi-dies

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the shy German theologian who tried to reawaken Christianity in a secularized Europe but will forever be remembered as the first pontiff in 600 years to resign from the job, died Saturday...

22. Magical Messi hoists World Cup after final for the ages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/magical-messi-hoists-world-cup-after-final-for-the-ages

As fireworks exploded and some 80,000 people roared, Lionel Messi smiled. His Argentina soccer shirt covered by the bisht the Emir of Qatar had just draped him in – the cape reserved for top officials and sheikhs. He smiled, he paused, then he hoisted high the World Cup, a lifetime’s dream realised...

23. Program to combat desertification in Cyprus and Greece gets underway in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/program-to-combat-desertification-in-cyprus-and-greece-gets-underway-in-nicosia

LIFE AgrOassis, a program that aims to tackle the desertification of land in Cyprus and Greece, kicked off today, during an event in Nicosia....

24. Layoffs begin at Twitter as offices temporarily close

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/layoffs-begin-at-twitter-as-offices-temporarily-close

Twitter Inc temporarily closed its offices on Friday after telling employees they will be informed by email later in the day whether they are being laid off....

25. The Russian plan to annex occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-russian-plan-to-annex-occupied-territories

It now holds about 60% of Donetsk and had captured nearly all of Luhansk by July after slow advances during months of intense fighting. But those gains are now under threat after Russian forces were driven from neighbouring Kharkiv province this month,...

26. Russia: 'Either we send convicts to fight in Ukraine, or your children'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-either-we-send-convicts-to-fight-in-ukraine-or-your-children

The head of a notorious Russian mercenary group has defended the idea of sending prisoners to fight in Ukraine's war after the publication of a video showing him recruiting in a prison....

27. Winter, Putin's ally

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-winter-putin-s-ally

Twice in the history of Europe, the two Great Powers of the continent attempted to crush Russia. On June 24, 1812, the Great Army under the leadership of the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte invaded Russia from the territory of present-day Poland....

28. Eastmed clickbait clarified after ENI chief talks gas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eastmed-clickbait-emerges-after-eni-talks-gas-plans

ENI chief says the Italian company will fully replace Russian gas by 2025 by using additional resources from the eastern Mediterranean, a reference to Cyprus that was taken out of context by local media...

29. Yiorkio finds patron after years of rejection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/yiorkio-finds-patron-after-years-of-rejection

Nicosia’s abandoned luxury hotel Yiorkio Residence has been sold to a group focusing on upscale living, with reports saying the bidder is shelling out €20 million to acquire one of Cyprus’ real estate puzzles...

30. Gorbachev, who steered Soviet breakup, dead at 91

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gorbachev-who-steered-soviet-breakup-dead-at-91

Mikhail Gorbachev, who set out to revitalize the Soviet Union but ended up unleashing forces that led to the collapse of communism, the breakup of the state and the end of the Cold War, died Tuesday. The last Soviet leader was 91...

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