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1. 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 ...

2. Cattle farm slapped with €11,000 fine over injury

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cattle-farm-slapped-with-€11-000-fine-over-injury

In a recent development, the I & C Hadjiyiannakou (Farms) Ltd, engaged in cattle farming, faces a €11,000 fine imposed by the Larnaca District Court....

3. Cracking down on exploitation: Farm raid exposes labor abuses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cracking-down-on-exploitation-farm-raid-exposes-labor-abuses

In a collaborative effort, the Anti-Trafficking Bureau, YAM, and Ministry of Labour Inspection Department executed a court-authorized inspection at a 40-year-old man's animal farm in Nicosia yesterday....

4. Olives harvested, memories revived

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/olives-harvested-memories-revived

Going to the newspaper offices on Friday, I noticed in the area of Egomi some workers picking olives on a remaining parcel of land in the area....

5. 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....

6. 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....

7. Why are food prices so high in Europe?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/why-are-food-prices-so-high-in-europe

It is the most basic of staple food items: sliced white bread. In Britain, the average price of a loaf was 28 percent higher in April, at 1.39 pounds, or $1.72, than it was a year earlier....

8. USA: Child labor seen as solution to labor shortage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-child-labor-seen-as-solution-to-labor-shortage

Lawmakers in several states, predominantly Republicans, are pushing for legislation that would relax labor laws for children, allowing them to work in more hazardous occupations, longer hours on school nights...

9. Cyprus scraps online visa appointments after scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scraps-online-migration-appointments-after-scandal

Immigration authorities in the Republic of Cyprus scrapped an online appointment platform on Monday after allegations were made public about agents selling available slots to foreigners for profit and causing months of waiting for those who did not shell out the cash...

10. Cyprus does right by wronged farm workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-does-right-by-wronged-farm-workers

A foreign worker who says he fell out of status after being wronged in a labor dispute is getting support from Cypriot authorities, along with over a dozen suspected victims of labor exploitation after police, labor, and immigration officers coordinated a raid on a farm in Famagusta district after his complaint...

11. Wronged worker slams Cyprus over migration crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wronged-worker-slams-cyprus-over-migration-crisis

Thousands of asylum seekers in Cyprus were sent back to their countries last year but one foreign worker, who feels he has no good options following a dispute with his employer, says many people who come to work on the island are forced to seek asylum because the system is not in their favor...

12. Athienou rep draws line over buffer zone barbwire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athienou-draws-line-over-buffer-zone-barbwire

A recent renovation of a Greek Cypriot police station near the buffer zone came with promises of additional staff and better monitoring of the area, but leaders of the local community have second thoughts over a controversial barb wire...

13. California reeling over back-to-back mass shootings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/california-reeling-over-back-to-back-mass-shootings

Just two days after a gunman killed 11 people at a Los Angeles-area dance studio, seven more victims were shot dead in an agricultural area near San Francisco, as California suffered one of its bloodiest spates of mass gun violence in decades....

14. Health Ministry calling on public to avail of free flu shots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-calling-on-public-to-avail-of-free-flu-shots

Cyprus’ Ministry of Health, calls on members of the public, regardless of age, or if they belong to a high-risk group, to contact their GP for a flu vaccine for free, in a bid to reduce pressure on the healthcare system....

15. Cyprus' national minimum wage takes effect on first day of 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-national-minimum-wage-takes-effect-on-first-day-of-2023

National Minimum Wage in effect in Cyprus for the first time in January...

16. Blabbermouth cop stirs pot in domestic violence trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blabbermouth-cop-stirs-pot-in-domestic-violence-trial

An unusual arrangement between a police officer and his girlfriend in rural Nicosia, where the separated couple manage a farm together under a restraining order, took a sudden turn when the cop’s claims he had rekindled the relationship fell flat after admitting to an inquisitive judge that he did so by calling her on his mobile phone while in jail...

17. The first 'Mountain Agriculture of Troodos' products have hit the market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-first-mountain-agriculture-of-troodos-products-have-hit-the-market

Another innovative project led by the Cyprus Institute is taking shape, with the introduction of the first fruits and vegetables bearing the quality label "Mountain Agriculture Troodos" to the market....

18. 170,000 flu vaccines on on their way to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/170-000-flu-vaccines-on-on-their-way-to-cyprus

Vaccination against the seasonal flu by GPs is expected to begin within the first ten days of October and Cyprus will receive 170,000 vaccines which are set to arrive Wednesday....

19. Employing Turkish Cypriots in ROC can play a key role in reunification

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/employing-turkish-cypriots-in-roc-can-play-a-key-role-in-reunification

In a letter to Nicosia, the European Commission is calling for the upgrading of skills and the promotion of Turkish Cypriots in specific sectors of employment in the Republic of Cyprus, hoping that such a development will create a win-win situation....

20. 100,000 workers to benefit from established minimum wage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/100-000-workers-to-benefit-from-established-minimum-wage

The introduction of the national minimum wage in Cyprus, which will affect the salaries of almost 100 thousand workers from the beginning of 2023, has turned into a game of nerves but with an almost happy ending....

21. Cyprus' minimum wage set at 940 euros per month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-minimum-wage-set-at-940-euros-per-month

The Minister of Labour and Social Insurance, Kyriakos Kousios, announced the establishment of the National Minimum Wage after the meeting of the Council of Ministers, calling it a historic day for the welfare state....

22. EU states facilitating employment of third country nationals to ease labor shortage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-states-facilitating-employment-of-third-country-nationals-to-ease-labor-shortage

The European Union’s population is aging. The factors behind this phenomenon are many, but the declining fertility rates and the increased life expectancy, along with migration to countries like the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia, are the main ones....

23. Local councilor arrested after company bleeds cash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/local-councilor-arrested-after-company-bleeds-cash

A local councilor in rural Larnaca has been remanded in custody on suspicion of swindling a produce company in his community out of half a million, following an audit that revealed blank cheques were misused...

24. Europol sex trafficking probe lands Cypriot farmer in prison

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europol-sex-trafficking-probe-lands-cypriot-farmer-in-prison

An elderly farmer in Cyprus was sentenced to ten years behind bars in a sexual exploitation case, after a joint law enforcement operation with Europol led to the discovery of at least two victims in the island’s agricultural sector...

25. Worker and boss in legal trouble after farming accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/worker-and-boss-in-trouble-after-farming-accident

A young man who got injured while using a hand tractor is being accused of immigration and labor violations, while his employer is also facing charges of unauthorized employment...

26. Op-ed: Fertilizer inflation presages a global food supply crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-fertilizer-inflation-presages-a-global-food-supply-crisis

We know that the war in Ukraine has led to sharp increases in prices for both food and fuel. This in turn has sparked concern that we may see a repeat of the famine and food riots that took place in 22 countries in the years following the global financial crisis, caused by a perfect storm of rising commodities prices....

27. New COVID action plan for Cyprus airports in place from February 21

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-covid-action-plan-for-cyprus-airports-in-place-from-february-21

The Council of Ministers decided today that new measures regulating travelers arriving into Cyprus will take effect on February 21st instead of March 1st....

28. Greek Cypriots say soldiers drew guns in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-say-soldiers-drew-guns-in-buffer-zone

UN officials in ethnically-divided Cyprus say an incident in the buffer zone was resolved peacefully, with local media reporting a Greek Cypriot farmer was asked by armed Turkish soldiers to leave the area...

29. Fuel crisis deepens in the UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fuel-crisis-deepens-in-the-uk

The Association of Oil Retailers warned on Sunday night that now 50% to 85% of service stations in the UK (excluding motorways and supermarkets) have run out of fuel....

30. Fears of panic buying in the UK ahead of the Christmas season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fears-of-panic-buying-in-the-uk-ahead-of-the-christmas-season

Fears of panic shopping ahead of Christmas are being raised by market participants in Britain....

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