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1. Cabinet approves 'vehicle history database'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cabinet-approves-vehicle-history-database

The Council of Ministers today approved an amendment to the Motor Vehicles and Traffic Movement Regulations that will create a database that will record the history of vehicles involved in accidents....

2. Abused dogs found alive in Larnaca offal pit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abused-dogs-found-alive-in-larnaca-offal-pit

Two dogs were found alive after emergency rescuers in rural Larnaca rushed to a farm pit that was filled with disposed animal carcasses...

3. What are these strange white cameras on the streets? (photos)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/what-are-these-strange-white-cameras-on-the-streets-photos

Several citizens have inquired about the new cameras. What precisely do they do? Are they for specific public services? And where have they been installed? Are new lawsuits on the way?...

4. Civil protection's role in disaster management at the Nicosia Risk Forum 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/civil-protection-s-role-in-disaster-management-at-the-nicosia-risk-forum-2022

The role of civil protection and international solidarity in disaster management as a result of climate change is being discussed at the two-day Nicosia Risk Forum 2022 (#NRF2022) on Civil Protection, which began today in Larnaca and is organized by the CERIDES Foundation of the European University Cyprus....

5. Witnesses start talking in Cyprus’ slain soldier cover-up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/witnesses-start-talking-in-cyprus-slain-soldier-cover-up

New reports on the fast-unraveling of one of Cyprus’ cold cases, the homicide of a soldier in 2005 wrongly ruled suicide, suggest people who served in the army camp with the victim are now opening up as to why a murder seventeen years ago was kept under wraps...

6. Soldier probe blows lid off Cyprus’ state forensics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/soldier-probe-blows-lid-off-cyprus-state-forensics

A Cypriot state pathologist who ruled as suicide the killing of a soldier seventeen years ago is pointing the finger at police investigators, giving credence to accusations by an outspoken colleague in the private sector who says state forensic probes can be fraught with a slipshod mindset and even cover-ups...

7. Investigator fired from soldier death cover-up probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigator-fired-from-soldier-death-cover-up-probe

Cyprus’ chief prosecutor has fired one of two independent investigators in a police cover-up probe, prompting strong reaction from the ousted expert as well as the family of a slain soldier, whose death initially ruled a suicide turned out to be a criminal act 17 years ago with the perpetrators still at large after a botched investigation...

8. Hooligan mayhem spills onto highway in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hooligan-mayhem-spills-onto-highway-in-nicosia

Eye witnesses on the highway south of Nicosia found themselves in the middle of a full blown battle Sunday night, when football hooligans fought each other amid flares and smoke bombs, followed by tear gas from riot police who managed to make no arrests...

9. Police examine video footage in hotel pool death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-examine-video-footage-in-hotel-pool-death

The death of a little girl, who drowned in water after going for a splash in the wrong swimming pool at a hotel in Paphos, continued to shock public opinion in Cyprus, with investigators still unsure how the child sank to the bottom without anyone taking notice...

10. Cyprus fires back at Eurostat report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fires-back-at-eurostat-report

The Cypriot Fire Department took issue with a Eurostat report this week that said the Republic of Cyprus in 2021 had the second highest share of firefighters on payroll...

11. Exness donates three fully-equipped firetrucks to the Forests Department of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/exness-donates-three-fully-equipped-firetrucks-to-the-forests-department-of-cyprus

Cyprus-based fintech company Exness has just donated three fully-equipped firetrucks to the Forests Department of Cyprus. This donation is part of the €300,000 pledge made by Exness CEO Petr Valov in 2021, following devastating wildfires across the island....

12. Ukraine, Russia set to sign deal on resuming grain exports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-russia-set-to-sign-deal-on-resuming-grain-exports

Russian and Ukrainian officials were poised Friday to sign deals designed to clear millions of tons of desperately needed grain for export, ending a standoff brought on by the war in Ukraine that threatened food security around the globe....

13. High winds as wildfire rages near Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-winds-as-wildfire-rages-near-athens

A Greek wildfire fueled by gale-force winds raged in the mountainous region of Penteli near Athens on Tuesday, prompting authorities to order the evacuation of at least four areas and a hospital...

14. Ukrainian cargo plane goes down in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukrainian-cargo-plane-goes-down-in-greece

A cargo plane owned by a Ukrainian company crashed in northern Greece on Saturday, with reports saying locals have been ordered to stay away from the site due to unknown dangerous materials with a 'peculiar odor'...

15. No entry fee for 12 museums to promote Cyprus' cultural heritage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-entry-fee-for-12-museums-to-promote-cyprus-cultural-heritage

The Cyprus Parliament has approved amendments providing free entrance to 12 museums under the jurisdiction of the Antiquities Department. In addition, nine ancient monuments have been approved for use as sites for events and civil wedding ceremonies....

16. Greece’s Cypriot minister takes on bureaucracy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-cypriot-minister-takes-on-bureaucracy

After almost one year as Greece’s climate minister, former EU Commissioner and Nicosia native Christos Stylianides says he never expected bureaucracy in Athens to be worse than Brussels...

17. Al Jazeera reporter likely killed by unintentional Israeli gunfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/al-jazeera-reporter-likely-killed-by-unintentional-israeli-gunfire

Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was likely killed by unintentional gunfire from Israeli positions, but independent investigators could not reach a definitive conclusion about the origin of the bullet that struck her, the U.S. State Department said on Monday....

18. Divided Cyprus scrambles as fire rages in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-cyprus-scrambles-as-fire-rages-in-the-north

Planes over divided Cyprus were fighting another day to put out the Kantara wildfire previously thought to have been under control, with reports overnight saying Turkish Cypriot authorities were evacuating local communities as the flames were spreading westwards...

19. Cyprus Republic sends firefighting planes to occupied Kantara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-republic-sends-firefighting-planes-to-occupied-kantara

The Republic of Cyprus has sent firefighting aircraft to help fight the fire in Turkish-occupied Kantara, Deputy Government Spokesperson Niovi Parisinou told CNA....

20. Forestry warns public of near gale winds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/forestry-warns-public-of-near-gale-winds

The forestry department warned members of the public on Tuesday, the longest day of summer, to avoid activities that involve fire in the afternoon, fearing near gale winds that could make the work of fire fighters very difficult...

21. Man’s self-immolation bid foiled outside Migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-s-self-immolation-bid-foiled-outside-migration

Police officers in Nicosia had to intervene when an asylum seeker, who was asking migration staff to hand over his passport, doused himself with gasoline and threatened to set himself on fire...

22. Our Shared Values Shine in Our Support for Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/our-shared-values-shine-in-our-support-for-ukraine

Even before Russia fired the first shots, the United States and European Union member states, including Cyprus, were united in their repudiation of the false pretenses used to initiate the conflict and clear-eyed about the growing danger Ukraine faced...

23. Op-ed: America has more guns than any other country

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-america-has-more-guns-than-any-other-country

America has been shaken — once again — by mass shootings. On May 14, a gunman killed 10 people in a supermarket in Buffalo. On Tuesday, at least 19 children and two adults were killed in Uvalde, Texas. ...

24. Migration officials on alert after unexplained fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migration-officials-on-alert-after-unexplained-fires

Officials in Cyprus are investigating several fires that broke out at Pournara migrant facility in rural Nicosia, while an investigation into another blaze at apartment building in Larnaca was inconclusive after foreign nationals had to evacuate late at night...

25. NYC subway station shooting leaves multiple wounded

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nyc-subway-station-shooting-leaves-multiple-wounded

The New York Police Department confirmed that a shooting took place at a Brooklyn subway station Tuesday morning during peak commuting hours for employees headed into Manhattan....

26. Cyprus feels quake as hypersonic race continues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-feels-quake-as-hypersonic-race-continues

Reports of an earthquake felt along the western coast of Cyprus on Tuesday were quickly dismissed by officials, who said no seismic activity had been picked up by instruments despite residents saying they heard a noise shaking their windows...

27. Mysterious circumstances surround yesterday's crash of China Eastern Airlines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mysterious-circumstances-surround-yesterday-s-crash-of-china-eastern-airlines

A Chinese Eastern Airlines passenger plane that crashed yesterday in southern China lost 8,800 meters of altitude in a short period of time killing all 132 people on board....

28. War in Ukraine: Russia's elite allegedly want Putin out, successor in mind

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/war-in-ukraine-russia-s-elite-allegedly-want-putin-out-successor-in-mind

Russian elites are allegedly planning to remove President Vladimir Putin, according to Ukrainian intelligence, with a successor already in mind....

29. Moscow jumps on Burisma links to Kiev

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-jumps-on-burisma-links-to-kiev

Moscow has put together an elaborate diagram alleging Biden connections to Ukrainian biological labs, with new revelations initially described by Washington as “Russian disinformation” now gaining traction in the United States and reaching all the way to Cyprus...

30. Homes for Ukraine refugee scheme launches in UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/homes-for-ukraine-refugee-scheme-launches-in-uk

The government has launched its Homes for Ukraine site for those wanting to host a refugee, with 89,000 signing up within the first day....

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