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1. Heatwave revives debate over school air conditioning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heatwave-revives-debate-over-school-air-conditioning

The ongoing heatwave has reignited the debate over the installation of air conditioners in Cyprus schools....

2. 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....

3. Minister: Air conditioners coming to 50 schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-air-conditioners-coming-to-50-schools

The Ministry of Education, Sports, and Culture will install air conditioners in 50 schools in the coming days, with a three-year plan in place to equip all schools where installation is feasible, Minister Athina Michaelidou announced Thursday....

4. EU lawmakers want drivers to pass medical exams every 15 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-lawmakers-want-drivers-to-pass-medical-exams-every-15-years

European Union lawmakers are debating whether to require drivers to pass medical exams every 15 years to keep their licences, a proposal that has sparked backlash in France....

5. The overtime dilemma – George Vassiliou's proposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-overtime-dilemma-–-george-vassiliou-s-proposal

Only a young John Kapodistrias, with his wit and cunning, can rescue this troubled land from the folly of officials and citizens....

6. Did Cyprus President really party during crisis?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/did-cyprus-president-really-party-during-crisis

During the summer of 2021, a photo of Nicos Anastasiades with Takis Zacharato and Angela Demetriou went viral for all the wrong reasons. It wasn't just how the leader of an otherwise serious state chose to have fun, but also the timing that made it so....

7. Renowned musician's legacy lost in wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/renowned-musician-s-legacy-lost-in-wildfires

The country house of the renowned musician Stelios Argyris was reduced to ashes in a devastating fire that struck Apesia. As per Christina Argyris, his daughter, the flames engulfed her father's precious sound work, leaving only the scores of his masterpieces in her possession, with no sound tapes remaining....

8. Macron under pressure as pension protests turn violent

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/macron-under-pressure-as-pension-protests-turn-violent

French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday faced the gravest challenge to his authority since the so-called Yellow Vest protests after his decision to push through a contested pension overhaul without a vote prompted violent unrest overnight....

9. Strike set to affect flights in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strike-set-to-affect-flights-in-cyprus

Cyprus is bracing for a national three-hour strike on Thursday, between 12 noon and 3 pm, which is expected to affect most aspects of public life in the republic including transport and air traffic...

10. School exams rescheduled to accommodate major strike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/school-exams-rescheduled-to-accommodate-major-strike

Unionized teachers in the Republic of Cyprus have secured a time change for school exams on Thursday so that members can take part in a major strike to demand restoration of pre-crisis wage indexation mechanisms for union workers...

11. Debate: The disagreements, the tensions and what united the candidates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/debate-the-disagreements-the-tensions-and-what-united-the-candidates

The RIK debate on Thursday night (19/01) ended with disagreements, tensions, and characterization among the participants, who included Averof Neophytou, Nikos Christodoulides, Andreas Mavroyiannis, and Christos Christou. ...

12. Exam paper leak rocks school reform in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/exam-paper-leak-rocks-school-reform-in-cyprus

There was uproar in the Greek Cypriot education system on Monday after an exam paper leak was made public, with authorities unsure whether to call police and teachers calling on the government to rethink a controversial semester reform...

13. Biology textbook at center of controversy in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biology-textbook-at-center-of-controversy-in-cyprus

A biology textbook is the center of heated debate in Cyprus after references to “purity” and “abstinence” in a chapter on sexually transmitted diseases were posted on social media...

14. Unaccompanied minors are on the rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unaccompanied-minors-are-on-the-rise

Managing the exponentially increasing number of unaccompanied minors or unaccompanied alien children (UAC) is a problem that must be solved by the government in collaboration with NGOs and other relevant actors....

15. China: Protesters are summoned to present their case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-protesters-are-summoned-to-present-their-case

Even though they were not identified during the protests, those who attended this weekend's protests in China have received phone calls from the authorities in recent days....

16. Activists attacked during animal liberation protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/activists-attacked-during-animal-liberation-protest

Animal Party Cyprus is calling on Cypriot authorities to investigate an incident over the weekend after two animal rights activists said they were attacked by an unknown person during a peaceful demonstration in Nicosia...

17. Young woman on bicycle dies in Limassol accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-on-bicycle-dies-in-limassol-accident

An unidentified female on a bicycle was killed Monday evening when she was struck by a vehicle, which also crashed into a utility pole causing a blackout in a borough in Limassol...

18. 'I had warned them that the Turks were getting ready'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/i-had-warned-them-that-the-turks-were-getting-ready

It wasn't a matter of instinct, he didn't accidentally smell impending danger. The facts spoke for Alexandros Simioforidis and he could not ignore them. ...

19. Furious US Chief Justice confirms leaked draft on abortion rights is authentic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/furious-us-chief-justice-confirms-leaked-draft-on-abortion-rights-is-authentic

A furious Chief Justice John Roberts has confirmed that the bombshell draft opinion leaked to Politico, in which the Supreme Court’s conservative majority moves to overturn Roe v. Wade, is indeed authentic....

20. Another elderly man killed in moped crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-elderly-man-killed-in-moped-crash

Another elderly man on a moped was killed in collision near Xylofagou, with reports saying he was going the wrong way when he crashed into an oncoming traffic at a highway exit...

21. Twins reunited with parents after buffer zone ordeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/twins-reunited-with-parents-after-buffer-zone-ordeal

Greek Cypriot authorities helped two twins reunite with their family in the north, after the foreign parents got separated from the girls who ended up in the south during a partially foiled illegal crossing attempt...

22. Buffer zone twin still missing after ordeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/buffer-zone-twin-still-missing-after-ordeal

A lithe girl’s whereabouts remained unknown on Tuesday after UN peacekeepers found her sibling in the buffer zone before dawn, with authorities still searching but not ruling out she may be with other adults on either side of the divided island...

23. Unruly teens at large after attack on delivery guy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unruly-teens-at-large-after-attack-on-delivery-guy

A boy’s father has been arrested on assault charges in connection with a large-scale altercation in downtown Nicosia, but reports suggest two minors have been identified by a food delivery driver who was allegedly attacked by unruly teens prior to the reported incident...

24. Germany: Student opens fire with a rifle in German lecture hall before killing himself

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-student-opens-fire-with-a-rifle-in-german-lecture-hall-before-killing-himself

A student today opened fire during a lecture at a German university, injuring four people, before killing himself....

25. Schools are opening despite the outbreak of the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-are-opening-despite-the-outbreak-of-the-pandemic

Calls from the public and within the Scientific Advisory Committee for a slight postponement in the opening of schools have not dampened the government's position on their planned return next week. ...

26. Member of scientific committee sees enormous COVID spread if schools reopen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/member-of-scientific-committee-sees-enormous-covid-spread-if-schools-reopen

"If schools reopen on January 10th there will be an enormous spread of COVID-19", Dr. Petros Karayiannis, member of the scientific committee on the pandemic told the Cyprus News Agency while expressing the hope that during tomorrow`s meeting with the Health Minister, the right decisions will be made....

27. High schoolers against midterms descend on Palace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-schoolers-against-midterms-descend-on-palace

High school students staged a protest on Tuesday against semester exams in public schools, a new system that the government has been unable to implement during the pandemic but also because of very strong objections...

28. Woman dies after being hit at pedestrian crossing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-dies-after-being-hit-at-pedestrian-crossing

A woman in Paphos died on Saturday after she was hit by a van at a pedestrian crossing, with police arresting the driver while her husband who was also struck was said to have suffered a serious head injury...

29. Updated list country categories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-country-categorization

The Ministry of Health announced today the new classification of countries in specific categories....

30. Cop wannabe falls short but ID says otherwise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cop-wannabe-falls-short-but-her-id-says-otherwise

A female police applicant who was rejected for failing to meet minimum height requirements has won her case in the Supreme Court, after judges said a renewed ID card was 'new evidence' despite her height from head to toe still falling short during a physical exam...

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