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1. 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....

2. Severe weather brings snow to Athens, Greek islands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/severe-weather-brings-snow-to-athens-greek-islands

A severe weather front has hit Greece, with below-freezing temperatures and snowfall in many parts of the country, including the capital Athens and many Aegean islands....

3. MP sees conflict of interest behind ‘cocaine colonel’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mp-sees-conflict-of-interest-behind-‘cocaine-colonel

A member of parliament in Cyprus is raising a conflict of interest for Deputy Attorney General Savvas Angelides, saying when he was serving as defense minister he went easy on a colonel who was busted for drugs and the case was dropped altogether after he became the state’s second chief law enforcement officer...

4. Official criticizes foolhardy drivers after river rescue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/official-criticizes-foolhardy-drivers-after-river-rescue

The spokesperson for the Fire Department has singled out a young man who had to be rescued on Monday, criticizing his foolhardy attempt to drive through a river in Larnaca...

5. ‘A Dark Room,’ an incisive study of 1967-74

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/‘a-dark-room-an-incisive-study-of-1967-74

Papachelas makes public, for the first time, all 38 recorded minutes of the critical war council meeting held during the tense hours of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus on July 20, 1974. ...

6. Epic fail after Carmel forecasters get it wrong

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/epic-fail-after-carmel-forecasters-get-it-wrong

The state forecaster in the Republic of Cyprus is defending a severe warning issued for Sunday, with social media users who stayed in saying they missed out on good weather after Storm Carmel failed to deliver...

7. Cyprus braces for impact as Carmel gathers steam

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-braces-for-impact-as-carmel-gathers-steam

Local authorities in the Republic of Cyprus are on high alert this weekend as Cyclone Carmel, which was gathering strength over water Saturday morning, is expected to pound the island late at night...

8. Larnaca airport flooded as heavy rains drench town

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-airport-flooded-as-rains-drench-town

Larnaca authorities went on high alert Sunday after heavy rains caused flash floods and problems in many parts of the town including the airport...

9. Clarifications Min. Health for the new measures - The exceptions for telework

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clarifications-min-health-for-the-new-measures-the-exceptions-for-telework

In a written announcement, the Ministry of Health clarified the new measures that were decided upon during yesterday's meeting of the Council of Ministers....

10. Schools under siege as protests continue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-under-siege-as-protests-continue

Police went on alert Thursday after two schools were targeted in bomb and arson attacks overnight, with reports saying protests following pandemic measures for young pupils have been getting out of hand...

11. Spanish vultures arriving in Cyprus to help repopulate local species

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spanish-vultures-arriving-in-cyprus-to-help-repopulate-local-species

In the coming days, the first vultures will arrive by plane from Spain, which will support the extremely reduced population of the species in Cyprus, according to an announcement by BirdLife Cyprus....

12. Drone-spotted firestarter has change of heart

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drone-spotted-firestarter-has-change-of-heart

A man in rural Nicosia who tried to burn a patch of reeds over the weekend went back moments later and put the flames out after being chased by drone as he was trying to leave the area...

13. Contract killings in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/contract-killings-in-cyprus

In recent years in Cyprus, crime has increased significantly, while savage killings tend to become commonplace. Among them are several ambushes of death in persons associated with the "night"....

14. Tenants evacuate as fire breaks out at store

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tenants-evacuate-as-fire-breaks-out-at-store

Apartments above a local convenience store in west Nicosia had to be evacuated in the wee hours Wednesday morning after a fire broke out in the establishment...

15. Athens taps Cypriot ex-commissioner for Cabinet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-taps-cypriot-ex-commissioner-for-cabinet

The Greek government confirmed on Monday that former European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, will head the newly formed Climate Crisis and Civil Protection Ministry...

16. Chaos as Biden defends withdrawal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chaos-as-biden-defends-withdrawal

Thousands of people desperate to flee Afghanistan thronged Kabul's airport on Monday after the Taliban seized the capital, prompting the United States to pause evacuations, as President Joe Biden confronted mounting criticism over the US withdrawal...

17. Cypriot teams waste no time in Attica

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-teams-waste-no-time-in-greece

A Cypriot fire fighting team dispatched to Greece this week wasted no time upon arrival in Attica on Wednesday, as wildfires in the broader area continued to threaten the wider region in the hottest part of the summer...

18. Greek Cypriots mount cancel Varosha campaign

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-unleash-varosha-cancel-campaign

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades declared on Tuesday that no Greek Cypriot from Famagusta 'would become an accomplice to Turkish plans' in Varosha, while also rejecting accusations that he was against Turkish Cypriots sharing power on the island...

19. 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...

20. Police not ruling out probe in fire deaths

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-not-ruling-out-criminal-probe-in-fire-deaths

The Cypriot government has rejected accusations of a lax response to Saturday’s deadly wildfire, with police not ruling out a criminal investigation that could include a probe into the deaths of four Egyptian workers who died while trying to escape the inferno...

21. Four laborers died trying to escape Cyprus fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-laborers-died-trying-to-escape-cyprus-fire

The bodies of four farm workers were discovered Sunday, the second day of a huge wildfire in Cyprus that so far burned 55 square kilometers, with reports saying the laborers perished while desperately trying to escape the inferno...

22. Temps in Cyprus shoot up during heat burst

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/temps-in-cyprus-shoot-up-during-heat-burst

Two warnings, an orange alert for extreme high temperature and a red warning for fires, have been issued for Cyprus as a heat burst on Friday is expected to take its toll on the island...

23. Weekend fire caused by overhead power lines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/weekend-fire-caused-by-overhead-power-lines

Paphos officials believe a power line malfunction was behind a Saturday fire in Tala that burned wild vegetation in the area and destroyed a house where moments earlier a family was having a party...

24. Officials say wildfire was not malicious

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-say-wildfire-was-not-malicious

A huge wildfire in rural Nicosia was contained by Thursday morning after a difficult operation overnight, with officials saying the blaze was not the result of a malicious act but an investigation is still pending...

25. Strong winds bring heightened fire danger

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strong-winds-bring-heightened-fire-danger

The fire department is warning the public to be extra cautious on Saturday, as strong winds in the afternoon could be a recipe for disaster in areas where small fires can quickly get out of control...

26. Israel destroys Gaza tower housing media

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-destroys-gaza-tower-housing-media

Israel destroyed a 12-storey tower block in Gaza housing the offices of the U.S.-based Associated Press and other news media on Saturday, saying the building was also used by the Islamist militant group Hamas...

27. Police arm up after Limassol fire and fury

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-arm-up-after-limassol-fire-and-fury

Cyprus police came under immense pressure during Holy Week following incidents of chaos, anarchy, and even violence against officers, with arrests starting to pile up and efforts doubled in arming up the force with more riot gear...

28. Emergency drills no cause for alarm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/emergency-drills-no-cause-for-alarm

The Fire Department is warning the public over emergency preparedness drills focusing on evacuation and rescues during earthquakes, saying fire trucks rushing up and down should be no cause for alarm...

29. Barn fire kills over 1000 pigs in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/barn-fire-kills-over-1000-pigs-in-nicosia

A herd of mother pigs and about a thousand piglets burned to death on Monday night in Nicosia district, after a fire broke out in a barn along a rural road...

30. Minister points finger at north over barbwire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-points-finger-at-north-over-barbwire

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has fired back at critics in the north over the south’s decision to install barbwire near the UN buffer zone to halt illegal crossings, blaming the need for a fence on lack of action on the part of Turkish Cypriot authorities...

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