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1. Critical shortages of Ozempic spark health concerns in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critical-shortages-of-ozempic-spark-health-concerns-in-cyprus

The availability of injectable diabetes medicine, such as Ozempic, has reached critical levels in Cyprus, sparking concerns among health authorities and patient advocates....

2. Blood test detects cancer 7 years before diganosis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blood-test-detects-cancer-7-years-before-diganosis

Researchers funded by Cancer Research UK have made a groundbreaking discovery that could revolutionize cancer detection by up to seven years using a simple blood test. ...

3. Attorney general pressured to reopen case on Thanasis' strangulation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/attorney-general-pressured-to-reopen-case-on-thanasis-strangulation

Criminal investigator Savvas Matsas explained on the broadcast Diaspora News the key individuals involved, the difficulties arising from the time delay, and the obstacles faced so far in the case of the death of 26-year-old National Guard member Thanasis Nikolaou....

4. US considers downgrading marijuana

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-considers-downgrading-marijuana

In a historic shift in American drug policy, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is poised to reclassify marijuana as a less dangerous drug, moving it from Schedule 1 to Schedule 3, alongside substances like ketamine and certain anabolic steroids,...

5. Increased police presence on Cyprus roads for Easter traffic surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/increased-police-presence-on-cyprus-roads-for-easter-traffic-surge

Cyprus Police have announced increased road safety measures for the upcoming Easter and Resurrection holiday period, as is customary every year....

6. Woman, 42, drives wrong way on highway, under influence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-42-drives-wrong-way-on-highway-under-influence

A 42-year-old woman was apprehended by Paphos Traffic Police on Thursday afternoon after she was found driving in oncoming traffic on the Paphos - Limassol motorway, allegedly under the influence of intoxication and drugs....

7. WHO introduces SARAH

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-introduces-sarah

The World Health Organization (WHO) is venturing into the realm of artificial intelligence (AI) to disseminate health information worldwide through a human-like avatar....

8. Drug enforcement cops send 420 youths to rehab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-enforcement-cops-send-420-youths-to-rehab

Between 2021 and 2024, YKAN, Cyprus' drug enforcement agency, facilitated rehabilitation treatment programs for 420 young individuals, the majority of whom were students. ...

9. Massive international fraud ring busted, Cyprus plays crucial role

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-international-fraud-ring-busted-cyprus-plays-crucial-role

Cyprus, along with international law enforcement agencies, cracked down on a massive fraud ring with a staggering €645 million turnover....

10. Seven out of ten students can get drugs in a day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seven-out-of-ten-students-can-get-drugs-in-a-day

A recent revelation has sparked concern among authorities in Cyprus as reports indicate that 7-8 out of 10 Cypriot students find it alarmingly easy to obtain drugs, including cannabis, within a mere 24-hour timeframe....

11. Unexpected pregnancies reported among weight loss drug users

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unexpected-pregnancies-reported-among-weight-loss-drug-users

The rise in unexpected pregnancies among women taking weight loss medications like Ozempic and Mounjaro has caught attention, with many sharing their experiences on social media platforms like Facebook, Reddit, and TikTok, ...

12. Athens teen prostitution sting: Online chats result in arrests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-teen-prostitution-sting-online-chats-result-in-arrests

Online conversations revealed by Kathimerini shed light on the ongoing investigation into the alleged prostitution racket involving girls aged 14 to 18 in Athens....

13. Four apprehended in Athens minor prostitution scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-apprehended-in-athens-minor-prostitution-scandal

Police in Athens have arrested four suspects and are expected to collar more as part of an ongoing investigation into a racket that allegedly prostituted girls aged between 14 and 18 years old....

14. The shocking reality of students in drug cases revealed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-shocking-reality-of-students-in-drug-cases-revealed

Evidence of student involvement in drug trafficking and use, leading to a criminal case opened by YKAN, was presented on Wednesday by YKAN's commander, Stelios Aristideou, to the House Legal Affairs Committee....

15. Unclaimed luggage reveals shocking 42kg drug haul at Larnaca airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unclaimed-luggage-reveals-shocking-42kg-drug-haul-at-larnaca-airport

Yesterday, a significant quantity of narcotics was discovered in two unclaimed suitcases at Larnaca Airport....

16. Cyprus: The new epicenter of U.S. military strategy in the Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-the-new-epicenter-of-u-s-military-strategy-in-the-mediterranean

In a significant development, the United States and Cyprus are strengthening their defense and security ties, marking a shift in the geopolitical landscape of the Eastern Mediterranean. ...

17. Germany legalizes limited cannabis use, joining global trend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-legalizes-limited-cannabis-use-joining-global-trend

Germany passed a law on Friday legalizing the cultivation and possession of limited amounts of cannabis, joining a small group of countries and jurisdictions that have taken similar steps....

18. USA: Teens turn to weight loss drugs amid rising obesity rates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-teens-turn-to-weight-loss-drugs-amid-rising-obesity-rates

In response to escalating obesity rates among teens, some adolescents are turning to powerful weight loss medications, with the American Academy of Pediatrics endorsing their use for those aged 12 and above. ...

19. Prisons department takes action following attempts to smuggle contraband

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prisons-department-takes-action-following-attempts-to-smuggle-contraband

The Prisons Department in Cyprus has heightened security measures following recent incidents involving the attempted smuggling of mobile phones and drugs into the prison area. ...

20. 3.2kg of cannabis seized after bus collision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/3-2kg-of-cannabis-seized-after-bus-collision

In a coordinated operation by the Drug Enforcement Unit, a quantity of approximately 3.2 kilograms of cannabis was located and seized yesterday afternoon....

21. Hooliganism in Cyprus: A plea for political action

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hooliganism-in-cyprus-a-plea-for-political-action

The recent incidents at ''Alphamega'' and the Apollon-AEL Cup match follow a familiar pattern, underscoring the government's struggle to tackle sports-related issues....

22. Concerns grow over new faces controlling the streets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/concerns-grow-over-new-faces-controlling-the-streets

Amid a series of serious events, concerns intensify as the Minister of Justice officially addresses the ''difficult situation.''...

23. EU Health Commissioner urges caution in AI health tools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-health-commissioner-urges-caution-in-ai-health-tools

Stella Kyriakides, the EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, has raised concerns about the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare....

24. Paphos Mayor calls for immediate action amid escalating crime wave

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-mayor-calls-for-immediate-action-amid-escalating-crime-wave

The Mayor of Paphos, Phedonas Phedonos, expressed deep concern over a recent spike in criminal activities over the past 25 days, urging immediate action from the State to demonstrate political will....

25. Nicosia shooting: Victim flees abroad, silent to investigators

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-shooting-victim-flees-abroad-silent-to-investigators

In the ongoing investigation of an attempted murder on Monday (17/1) along Larnaca Avenue in Aglantzia, authorities are facing challenges as the 49-year-old target has left the country without providing a written statement to investigators....

26. 33 fatal accidents before year's end, Cyprus police on high alert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/33-fatal-accidents-before-year-s-end-cyprus-police-on-high-alert

To date this year, six days before January 1, 2024, 33 people have lost their lives in 31 fatal accidents, Police Communications Officer, Eleni Constantinou, told CNA on Wednesday, noting that the Police are on high alert these days to prevent fatal and serious accidents....

27. Prison guard arrested in Nicosia drug case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prison-guard-arrested-in-nicosia-drug-case

In a recent development in Nicosia, a prison guard employed at the Central Prisons was apprehended in connection with a drug-related case....

28. Trial begins for alleged gang rape of British tourist by Israelis in Ayia Napa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trial-begins-for-alleged-gang-rape-of-british-tourist-by-israelis-in-ayia-napa

The trial for the case of the gang rape of a 20-year-old British woman by five Israelis in a hotel in Ayia Napa began on Monday (18/12). The issue is being closely monitored by the British Foreign Ministry....

29. Aspirin and Vitamin D may now be available under GESY

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aspirin-and-vitamin-d-may-now-be-available-under-gesy

The Health Insurance Organisation (OAY) has suggested adding two more non-prescription medicines (NPSFs) to the General Health Insurance Scheme (GESY)....

30. Ministers focus on prevention in school drug crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministers-focus-on-prevention-in-school-drug-crisis

Last week, Ministers of Education and Justice, along with the Deputy Governor of YKAN, convened to address the escalating concern of drug-related incidents in schools....

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