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1. Cyprus aid for Lebanon en route to Beirut

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-aid-for-lebanon-en-route-to-beirut

The first batch of dry and canned foodstuffs collected in Cyprus in response to a campaign launched by national authorities for the provision of immediate relief to the Lebanese public was loaded on Tuesday on-board a Greek military ship docked at the Limassol port....

2. Minivan explodes on Limassol road

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minivan-explodes-on-limassol-road

A vehicle carrying chemicals exploded while in motion in Limassol, with local media saying there were no reports of injuries...

3. Beirut calls off search and rescue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/beirut-calls-off-search-and-rescue

The Cypriot rescue mission in Beirut was on its way back to the island after Lebanon shifted its search and rescue focus to recovery, while world leaders including Anastasiades pledged aid amid violent protests over the weekend. ...

4. Cypriot rescuers sift through Beirut rubble

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-rescuers-sift-through-beirut-rubble

Members of the Cypriot rescue team in Lebanon were seen on video along with sniffing dogs searching through the rubble in Beirut, as approximately 60 people were still missing following Tuesday’s deadly blast...

5. Cyprus President urges public to generously donate to Beirut relief campaign

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-urges-public-to-generously-donate-to-beirut-relief-campaign

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has called on the Cyprus public, companies and businesses to contribute to the relief campaign collecting dry and canned foods for the Beirut population that was brought to its knees by the deadly blasts earlier this week....

6. Cyprus and Qatar team up in Beirut rescue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-qatar-team-up-in-beirut-rescue

Cypriot emergency rescuers are teaming up with their Qatari counterparts in Beirut, in an effort to find more victims as time is running out in the devastated town...

7. Cyprus police question Russian businessman linked with Beirut deadly cargo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-question-russian-businessman-linked-with-beirut-deadly-cargo

Cyprus police said Thursday that they located and brought in for questioning the Limassol-based Russian who has been identified as the former owner of the company that managed the vessel from which the 2,700 tonnes of ammonium nitrate that caused Beirut’s deadly blast late on Tuesday were unloaded....

8. Beirut blast has eerie connections to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/beirut-blast-has-eerie-connections-to-cyprus

Following Tuesday’s deadly explosion in Lebanon, some eerie connections began to emerge in Cyprus, including a Russian national based in Limassol and a Hezbollah-related arrest on the island back in 2015...

9. Cyprus lends a hand to frantic Beirut search and rescue efforts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sends-two-helicopters-to-assist-frantic-beirut-search-and-rescue-efforts

A Cyprus search and rescue team departed for neighbouring Lebanon on Wednesday afternoon to contribute to ongoing frantic efforts to locate missing persons and survivors of the massive blasts that rocked Beirut on Tuesday afternoon....

10. Cyprus President expresses condolences to Lebanon, readiness to provide assistance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-expresses-condolences-to-lebanon-readiness-to-provide-assistance

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has expressed his deep condolences to the government and people of Lebanon, stressing the island’s readiness to provide any assistance necessary, following the two explosions which shook Beirut on Tuesday....

11. Cyprus at the ready to help Lebanon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-at-the-ready-to-help-lebanon

Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides says the government has expressed its “immediate readiness” to assist the neighbouring country following two powerful explosions that rocked Beirut...

12. Death toll rises in Beirut

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/death-toll-expected-to-rise-in-beirut

Over 100 people were killed and thousands wounded in a massive explosion that shook the Lebanese capital on Tuesday, with sound waves of the deadly blast reaching as far as Cyprus...

13. Nicosia youth who lost fingers speaks out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/youth-who-lost-fingers-speaks-out

A teenager, who blew off three of his fingers after a firework tube exploded in his hand, took to social media to warn his peers against the use of illegal pyrotechnics...

14. Cyprus shaken by loud Easter fireworks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-brought-to-its-knees-by-fireworks

Nicosia was shaken by non-stop fireworks and police sirens on Holy Saturday, as Greek Orthodox Christians observed the first celebration of Easter at midnight amid a pandemic lockdown...

15. Bomb goes off at a Limassol media outlet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bomb-goes-off-at-a-limassol-media-outlet

Limassol police are investigating a bomb attack outside the building of a media group, which houses a number of outlets including Cyprus Times...

16. Two die after hospital fire in north Nicosia, President Anastasiades offers help

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/one-dead-after-hospital-fire-in-north-nicosia

A fire broke out at a hospital in north Nicosia, with reports pointing to at least two deaths after officials ordered the evacuation of an entire unit with heart patients...

17. Young man suffers burns in shower

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-man-suffers-burns-in-shower

A young man taking a shower in a Limassol apartment was rushed to the Emergency Room after suffering burns following a water heater explosion...

18. Wave of vehicle arson under investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wave-of-vehicle-arson-under-investigation

A car bomb went off outside a residence at a village in Paphos, while a vehicle parked outside an apartment building went up in flames in Limassol...

19. Bomb squad called out to Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bomb-squad-called-out-to-larnaca

A death threat message scribbled onto a cardboard box was found in Larnaca after members of the bomb squad were called out to examine a suspicious package...

20. Bomb explodes in Limassol club president’s car

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bomb-explodes-in-limassol-club-president-s-car

Limassol police are investigating a car bombing outside the residence of the president of Aris football club, with initial reports unclear whether police are linking the attack to recent goings-on in the world of soccer...

21. Bomb explodes in Cypriot referee’s car

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bomb-explodes-in-cypriot-referee-s-car

A bomb went off inside a car belonging to a Cypriot referee on Friday, just two days after the Cyprus Football Association was notified of possible match-fixing...

22. Explosion averted at Famagusta hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/explosion-averted-at-famagusta-hospital

Officials went on high alert on Wednesday following a leak of medical oxygen at Famagusta General Hospital, with officials saying the incident was serious due to high risk of explosion...

23. Limassol rocked by late night explosions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-rocked-by-late-night-explosions

Two expositions were reportedly heard around Limassol on Sunday night, with local media saying police who went out to investigate came back empty handed...

24. Panic averted at Larnaca airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/panic-averted-at-larnaca-airport

Security officers at Larnaca Airport said there was no mal intent behind a minor explosion in a trash can outside a terminal entrance...

25. Overnight explosions rock Kyrenia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/overnight-explosion-rocks-kyrenia

An entire village east of Kyrenia had to be evacuated following an overnight explosion in the north, with minor injuries reported but no fatalities...

26. The extent of betrayal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-extent-of-betrayal

Forty-five whole years later and the image of dead bodies stacked onto a semi-trailer dump cart with watermelons has stuck with me, tormenting me every single time that the hot Cypriot sun splits July in two...

27. Semi truck targeted in Limassol explosion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/semi-truck-targeted-in-limassol-explosion

Police are investigating a bomb incident following an explosion underneath a private company’s truck in Limassol...

28. Explosion rocks local park in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/explosion-rocks-local-park-in-paphos

Police in Paphos went on alert on Friday morning after an explosive device went off at a local community park...

29. New missile scenarios tossed in the mix

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-missile-scenarios-tossed-in-the-mix

Reports in the Turkish Cypriot press point to a number of different scenarios, as authorities on both sides of the divided island try to learn more about the rogue missile that ended up on Cypriot soil...

30. No final conclusions yet in stray missile incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-final-conclusions-yet-in-stray-missile

The Republic of Cyprus remains in the dark over the missile incident in the north, while an effort is underway by officials to sound out “friendly countries” in order to connect the dots...

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