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1. Extreme heat grips island this weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/extreme-heat-grips-island-this-weekend

An extreme high temperature warning has been issued for Cyprus, with inland maximum expected to reach 42 degrees on Saturday and signs indicating further increase on Sunday...

2. More 5G targets torched overnight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-5g-targets-torched-overnight

More assets within the telecommunications infrastructure went up in flames in Limassol overnight, with a police representative saying a worrying trend is taking place in a number of European countries...

3. Student’s letter causes media storm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/student-s-letter-causes-media-storm

A student in Nicosia is taking social media by storm, after she wrote a letter criticizing school prayer and how religion is being taught in state schools in the Republic of Cyprus...

4. Bodyguard gunned down in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bodyguard-gunned-down-in-rural-larnaca

A security guard was gunned down Thursday night in rural Larnaca, with reports saying the victim was a survivor in a previous mob hit in Ayia Napa back in 2016...

5. Man rescued after falling in septic tank

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-rescued-after-falling-in-septic-tank

Fire fighters mounted a rescue operation on Tuesday to pull a man out of a septic tank filled with liquid waste...

6. Exercise prepares Cyprus aerial firefighters for tough fire season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/exercise-prepares-cyprus-aerial-firefighters-for-tough-fire-season

Ahead of what is expected to be a tough fire season, an operational readiness exercise dubbed ‘Icarus 2020’ took place Tuesday morning in the Larnaca district....

7. North uneasy as coronavirus cases spiral in Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-uneasy-as-coronavirus-cases-spiral-in-turkey

After easing restriction measures on June 1, Turkey appears to be once again faced with the nightmare of soaring numbers of new coronavirus cases....

8. Special needs home has close call with fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/special-needs-home-has-close-call-with-fire

Thirteen people were evacuated on Tuesday during a fire at a special needs residential facility in Larnaca, with officials saying a slight delay from first responders could have been deadly...

9. Another antenna goes up in flames

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-antenna-goes-up-in-flames

Police in Limassol are investigating whether an early morning fire on a cell phone antenna was in fact arson, following a number of other similar incidents...

10. Man jailed for threatening to torch building

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-jailed-for-threatening-to-torch-building

A man who threatened to set a building on fire near at a government office complex in Nicosia has been sentenced to ten months in prison...

11. Cyprus condemns vandalism at mosque

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-condemns-vandalism-at-limassol-mosque

Limassol police are investigating an incident of vandalism at Koprulu mosque, after gasoline bombs were thrown at the building and graffiti found spray-painted on the outer fence...

12. Communion ritual unchanged in Orthodox Church despite virus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/communion-ritual-unchanged-in-orthodox-church-despite-virus

One by one, the children and adults line up for the centuries-old ritual of Holy Communion, trying to keep a proper social distance. The priest dips a spoon into the chalice of bread and wine, which the faithful believe is the body and blood of Christ, and puts it into the mouth of the first person in line....

13. Demonstration outside refugee camp sparks Government reaction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/demonstration-outside-refugee-camp-sparks-government-reaction

A demonstration staged outside the Pournara camp in Kokkinotrimithia on Sunday calling for an end to the arbitrary detention of hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers stirred reaction from the Government on Tuesday, with an Interior Ministry announcement claiming it won’t be allowing any further ghettoization of the island....

14. Third suspect in armored truck heist caught

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/third-suspect-in-armored-truck-heist-caught

A third suspect in Nicosia's money van heist outside a local bakery has been apprehended in Paphos, after the man reportedly sought help from a farmer who notified police...

15. Fire department furious over multiple fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fire-department-furious-over-multiple-fires

Fire fighters in Cyprus responded to multiple fires on Sunday, with officials saying the high number and different origin locations made it impossible to believe they were all caused by accident...

16. Death by kin suspect faces manslaughter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/death-by-kin-suspect-faces-manslaughter

A young man in Larnaca who killed his sister with a single gunshot to the head is facing trial for involuntary manslaughter, after police prosecutors said there was no evidence of premeditated murder...

17. Forest department issues code red

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/forest-department-issues-code-red

The forest department has issued a Code Red warning citizens to abstain from any activity that could cause a fire, as incidents continue to pop up across the island...

18. Man wanted in armored truck robbery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-wanted-in-armored-truck-robbery

Two suspects are in police custody and another man remains at large in connection with a cash-in-transit robbery in Nicosia, with investigators pursuing links to Paphos...

19. Cyprus comes together to put out fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-comes-together-to-put-out-fires

Authorities on both sides of divided Cyprus were battling with fires over the weekend, with students in the north ordered to evacuate their dorms and residents in the south grabbing garden hoses to put out flames in their backyards...

20. Turkey defends Larnaca-bound flight decision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-defends-action-over-larnaca-bound-plane

Ankara says a Larnaca-bound plane never submitted a timely request to fly through Turkish airspace, accusing the Republic of Cyprus of using the pandemic to score points for political gain...

21. Police back to the scene in death by kin case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-back-to-the-scene-in-death-by-kin-case

A young man who says he shot and killed his sister by accident in Larnaca was ordered to remain in custody on Thursday, as investigators begin to learn about troubling details that preceded the fatal shooting...

22. Flames break out at north Nicosia junkyard

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flames-break-out-at-north-nicosia-junkyard

23. Tensions mount over plans for high-rises on iconic Nicosia street

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tensions-mount-over-plans-for-high-rises-on-iconic-nicosia-street

After tensions mounted in recent days over plans for the construction of a high-rise building complex on the iconic Gladstone Street in central Nicosia which hosts historic and traditional listed buildings, the developers of the planned construction fired back on Monday, claiming the plans are in line with the town planning regulations of the Nicosia Master Plan....

24. British woman dies in Paralimni house fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-woman-dies-in-paralimni-fire

A British woman was found dead inside her Paralimni residence on Wednesday, after authorities were called to the scene to extinguish a house fire...

25. More cell phone antennas torched in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-rooftop-antennas-torched-in-cyprus

It turns out that another cell phone antenna was torched in Limassol earlier this week, when media reported on a second arson attack within just one month...

26. New round of 20,000 tests on employees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-round-of-20-000-tests-on-employees

The Cabinet on Wednesday agreed to launch a new round of testing for employees of businesses that are set to resume operations as part of government plans to steadily ease restriction measures....

27. Limassol sees second cell phone antenna arson

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-sees-second-cell-phone-antenna-arson

Limassol is proving to be an unsafe place for cell phone antennas, as police on Tuesday were searching for the perpetrators of a second arson attack within a month....

28. Chloroquine hype begins to wane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chloroquine-hype-begins-to-wane

More doubts over chloroquine emerged this week, with new studies pointing to high risks and a US top health official saying he was fired after being pressured to direct money towards the “game changer” drug...

29. Cyprus irked over mystery casino probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-irked-over-mystery-casino-probe

The Republic of Cyprus is asking the European Anti-Fraud Office for more information into a probe of misuse funds, following reports that stolen EU money was pumped into a casino project on the island...

30. 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...

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