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31. South Korea bans dog meat in landmark legislation that ends centuries-old practice

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/south-korea-bans-dog-meat-landmark-legislation-ends-centuries-old-practice

South Korea's parliament passed a bill on Tuesday to ban the eating and selling of dog meat, a move that will end the controversial centuries-old practice amid growing support for animal welfare....

32. Cyprus welcomes 15 griffon vultures in battle for survival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-welcomes-15-griffon-vultures-in-battle-for-survival

In a renewed effort to save the endangered Cypriot Griffon Vulture, fifteen new arrivals from Spain landed in Cyprus in December....

33.  Farmer's donkey causes fire, lands him in court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farmer-s-donkey-causes-fire-lands-him-in-court

In a peculiar case currently under the scrutiny of the District Court of Famagusta, a 61-year-old farmer is grappling with legal consequences following a series of events set into motion by his donkey's misadventure....

34. Farmers rally at Presidential Palace over subsidies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farmers-rally-at-presidential-palace-over-subsidies

In a dramatic turn of events today, potato and wheat farmers engaged in clashes with the police during their protest outside the Presidential Palace....

35. Ministry fails to convene meeting on halloumi issue since October

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-fails-to-convene-meeting-on-halloumi-issue-since-october

Since the end of October, there has been a lack of action from the Ministry of Agriculture regarding the halloumi issue, despite assurances given during a parliamentary meeting. ...

36. Israel releases 17 hostages, including Russian and Thai nationals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-releases-17-hostages-including-russian-and-thai-nationals

In the latest chapter of the ongoing conflict, the third exchange of hostages and prisoners between Hamas and Israel unfolded amidst a fragile four-day truce in Gaza....

37. Turkey pardoning is as American as apple pie

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-pardoning-is-as-american-as-apple-pie

Continuing a tradition that dates back to 1947, President Joe Biden celebrated his 81st birthday on Monday by pardoning two turkeys, Liberty and Bell. ...

38. EU Commissioner's urgent call for sustainable pesticides reform

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commissioner-s-urgent-call-for-sustainable-pesticides-reform

In a significant move for environmental and agricultural sustainability, the European Commission put forth legislative proposals in June 2022 aimed at curbing the use of the most hazardous pesticides. The proposal outlines a bold plan to achieve a 50% reduction by 2030....

39. A deep dive into food waste solutions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-deep-dive-into-food-waste-solutions

A third of all food produced is never eaten, meanwhile millions go hungry. What can be done? Here are six simple solutions to food waste....

40. Halloumi talks continue as stakeholders seek common ground

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/halloumi-talks-continue-as-stakeholders-seek-common-ground

In a meeting lasting over four hours on Monday evening at the Agricultural Research Institute in Aglandjia, discussions on the issue of halloumi concluded with a concise announcement from the Ministry. It was decided to continue talks with different stakeholder groups individually....

41. 7,000 tons of halloumi on the brink

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/7-000-tons-of-halloumi-on-the-brink

Official Ministry of Agriculture data have unveiled a critical situation in the halloumi production industry, a beloved and essential product in Cyprus....

42. Gaza: ''We are not Hamas!''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gaza-we-are-not-hamas

After days of devastating Israeli bombardment of the Gaza Strip, residents of the besieged enclave say there is no way to escape death....

43. Former President's startling revelation about food

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-president-s-startling-revelation-about-food

In April 2022, former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, now deputy head of Russia’s Security Council, said on his Telegram channel: “Our food is our silent weapon. Silent — but formidable."...

44. €370K worth of olive oil vanishes, police investigate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€370k-worth-of-olive-oil-vanishes-police-investigate

Approximately 37 tons of olive oil have been reported stolen from a prominent agricultural cooperative in Polygyros, a picturesque town nestled in the scenic region of Halkidiki, northern Greece. ...

45. Cyprus makes remarkable strides in organic farming

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-makes-remarkable-strides-in-organic-farming

Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development, and the Environment, Petros Xenophontos, stated on Saturday that organic production in Cyprus has made significant progress over the last two decades....

46. Halloumi exports hit €112 million mark

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/halloumi-exports-hit-€112-million-mark

The demand for halloumi, Cyprus’ renowned cheese, in foreign markets is steadily growing with exports in the first four months of 2023 amounting to €112 million, Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and the Environment, Petros Xenofontos has said....

47. Farmers hold government accountable for halloumi

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farmers-hold-government-accountable-for-halloumi

Sheep and goat farmers are gearing up for decisive action, including staging a protest outside the Presidential building, if their meeting with the President on Tuesday, September 26, fails to address their demands concerning Halloumi's Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) status. Sotiris Kadis, the president of the Sheep and Goat Farmers Association, conveyed this message during an interview with SPOR FM and Diaspora News....

48. Sheep's surprise attack on medicinal cannabis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sheep-s-surprise-attack-on-medicinal-cannabis

A herd of sheep descended upon a partially flooded greenhouse in the vicinity of Almyros, Magnesia, Greece, with a peculiar appetite for medicinal cannabis. ...

49. Ukraine sparks trade war with legal action over food bans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-sparks-trade-war-with-legal-action-over-food-bans

Ukraine has filed lawsuits to the World Trade Organization (WTO) against Slovakia, Poland and Hungary over their bans on food imports from Kyiv. ...

50. Puma vs. Sheep battle caught on camera

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/puma-vs-sheep-battle-caught-on-camera

Incredible footage showing guard dogs stopping a puma from hunting sheep in the pitch black Patagonian mountains has been captured using heat sensitive cameras and drones. It is the first time this behavior has ever been filmed....

51. Cyprus aims to shine with 'Cypriot Red Soil Potato' in European market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-aims-to-shine-with-cypriot-red-soil-potato-in-european-market

Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development, and Environment, is making every possible effort to address new challenges while improving the competitiveness of the agricultural sector, said the Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development, and Environment, Petros Xenophontos....

52. Compensation plans unveiled for Akamas communities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/compensation-plans-unveiled-for-akamas-communities

Starting tomorrow, September 1, 2023, the stipulations outlined in the Akamas Local Plan will be enacted. Yesterday, Mr. Konstantinos Ioannou, the Minister of Interior, and Mr. Petros Xenophontos, the Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment,...

53. Concerns rise over emergency grain stocks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/concerns-rise-over-emergency-grain-stocks

The Grain Advisory Committee is scheduled to convene this morning at 10 am at the Ministry of Agriculture, to engage in a discussion centered around the adequacy of grain supplies within the market. ...

54. Poland's big parade shows readiness

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/poland-s-big-parade-shows-readiness

Poland held its largest military parade in decades on Tuesday, in a flex of defensive muscle that comes as tensions rise on the border between the NATO nation and key Russian ally Belarus....

55. From burps to burgers: The climate-friendly cows bred to belch less methane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/from-burps-to-burgers-the-climate-friendly-cows-bred-to-belch-less-methane

When Canadian dairy farmer Ben Loewith's calves are born next spring, they will be among the first in the world to be bred with a specific environmental goal: burping less methane....

56. Is Poland upset with Ukraine?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/is-poland-upset-with-ukraine

The eastern flank of the European Union — particularly Poland — continues to play a crucial role in helping Ukraine fight against Russia’s invasion. A recent diplomatic squabble over grain imports, compounded by historical issues, puts the once-stable footing at risk....

57. A long journey always begins with a small step

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/a-long-journey-always-begins-with-a-small-step

The many crises the EU has been facing recently should not let us forget the ongoing pain caused by the open wound of Cyprus’ division....

58. Cabinet pulls plug on fuel subsidies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-pulls-plug-on-fuel-subsidies

Temporary fuel state subsidies are set to expire before the weekend in the Republic of Cyprus, after the finance minister announced an extension could not be justified...

59. Nicosia seeks compromise on EU pesticide policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-seeks-compromise-on-eu-pesticide-policy

The sustainable use of pesticide regulation in the EU will be among the topics discussed at the Agriculture and Fisheries Ministers Council, which is taking place in Luxembourg on June 26-27...

60. Cyprus farmers voice alarm over plant protection regulation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-farmers-voice-alarm-over-plant-protection-regulation

The European Commission is addressing farmers' concerns regarding the proposed regulation on plant protection in the European Union. They assure that the implementation of the new rules will be gradual, aiming to minimize any impact on production and food prices....

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