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1. Cyprus government under fire for multiple pension issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-government-under-fire-for-multiple-pension-issue

The ongoing debate over multiple pensions for former and current state officials has taken center stage in Cyprus, with the government facing criticism from political parties and the Audit Office....

2. Israel strikes Iran, air defenses activated amid rising tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-strikes-iran-air-defenses-activated-amid-rising-tensions

Iran has fired air defense batteries amid reports of explosions near a major airbase in Isfahan province, according to state media, amidst escalating tensions following Iran’s retaliatory strike on Israel following an attack against its consulate in Syria....

3. Cyprus welcomes 259 new Fire Service members

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-welcomes-259-new-fire-service-members

Minister of Justice and Public Order, Marios Charalambous, announced the imminent completion of the recruitment process for 259 new firefighters, bolstering the current Fire Service strength of 680 members. ...

4. Two Russians held for alleged spy activities in Germany

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-russians-held-for-alleged-spy-activities-in-germany

Two Russian nationals have been arrested in southern Germany suspected of plotting sabotage attacks on US military facilities, German prosecutors announced on Thursday....

5. Indonesian volcano raises tsunami alarm, echoes past tragedy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/indonesian-volcano-raises-tsunami-alarm-echoes-past-tragedy

Thousands of residents have been evacuated from their homes following a series of eruptions from the Ruang volcano on Sulawesi island in Indonesia....

6. Truck catches fire in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/truck-catches-fire-in-paphos

In the early hours of Thursday morning, a training truck stationed at the road transport department yard in Paphos became engulfed in flames, sending plumes of smoke billowing into the sky....

7. Building collapse in Pasalimani claims one life

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/building-collapse-in-pasalimani-claims-one-life

Firefighters have rushed to Neorion Street, on the Moutsopoulou coast in Pasalimani, where a two-story building collapsed shortly before 10 a.m. ...

8. Historic old stock exchange in Denmark engulfed in flames (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/historic-old-stock-exchange-in-denmark-engulfed-in-flames

Denmark’s Old Stock Exchange has been engulfed in flames, with television pictures on Tuesday showing the fire ripping through the historic building in the center of the capital....

9. Police find 113 firecrackers in minor's home in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-find-113-firecrackers-in-minor-s-home-in-nicosia

Authorities are delving into a concerning incident involving the unlawful possession of explosive materials....

10. Iran strikes Israel with 100 drones and missiles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-strikes-israel-with-100-drones-and-missiles

Iran fired multiple drones and cruise missiles towards Israel, heightening concerns of a broader conflict in the region. The Israeli military disclosed the attack, emphasizing that it would take several hours for the weapons to reach their targets. ...

11. Germany under fire for arms sales to Israel amid Gaza conflict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-under-fire-for-arms-sales-to-israel-amid-gaza-conflict

Germany will face a fresh call to revoke all arms sales to Israel on Thursday in a lawsuit that puts more pressure on Berlin amid a rising outcry about the scale of deaths and destruction in the war on Gaza....

12. Israeli strike kills Hamas leader's sons amid cease-fire talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-strike-kills-hamas-leader-s-sons-amid-cease-fire-talks

Israeli aircraft carried out a strike in the Gaza Strip, resulting in the deaths of three sons of Hamas' top political leader, Ismail Haniyeh. The attack also claimed the lives of four of Haniyeh's grandchildren, according to Hamas....

13. Houses for sale by AstroBank

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/2-houses-for-sale-by-astrobank

AstroBank has listed for sale houses in Nicosia, Larnaca, and Paphos that are ideal for own-occupancy....

14. Cyprus Fire Service policy sparks concerns among lawmakers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fire-service-policy-sparks-concerns-among-lawmakers

The recent implementation of a new policy by the Fire Service of Cyprus regarding premises control has ignited discussions within the Parliamentary Committee on Energy, Commerce, Industry, and Tourism. ...

15. Roads turned into rivers amid thunderstorms and hail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/roads-turned-into-rivers-amid-thunderstorms-and-hail

Severe weather unleashed its fury on Cyprus on Tuesday, with thunderstorms and hail wreaking havoc in various parts of the island, transforming roads into rivers and snarling traffic. ...

16. Taiwan hit by 7.4 magnitude earthquake, strongest in 25 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/taiwan-hit-by-7-4-magnitude-earthquake-strongest-in-25-years

Taiwan experienced its most powerful earthquake in a quarter century, disrupting the morning rush hour and claiming four lives....

17. Turkish Official under fire for opposing NY resolution on Cyprus invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-official-under-fire-for-opposing-ny-resolution-on-cyprus-invasion

The Turkish Consul-General in New York, Reyhan Özgür, is facing criticism after sending a letter opposing a resolution about Turkey's invasion of Cyprus....

18. Finland: 12-year old child fatally shoots classmate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finland-12-year-old-child-fatally-shoots-classmate

A 12-year-old child opened fire in a classroom at Viertolan Koulu school in Vantaa, Finland, killing one classmate and seriously injuring two others before being apprehended by police Tuesday....

19. Tractors block streets with beets and manure in EU protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tractors-block-streets-with-beets-and-manure-in-eu-protest

Farmers threw beets, sprayed manure at police and set hay alight on Tuesday as hundreds of tractors again sealed off streets close to the European Union headquarters, where agriculture ministers sought to ease a crisis that has led to months of protests across the 27-member bloc....

20. Israeli tank strike hits Gaza aid shelter, MSF staff and families in peril

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-tank-strike-hits-gaza-aid-shelter-msf-staff-and-families-in-peril

Amidst chaotic scenes of panic and flames, a shelter run by Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) in Gaza fell under attack on February 20th....

21. UN resolution backfires as Hamas rejects cease-fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-resolution-backfires-as-hamas-rejects-cease-fire

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu firmly stated that Israel will not acquiesce to Hamas' demands for a cease-fire after the militant group rebuffed the most recent proposal for a truce. ...

22. USA: Cargo ship collision collapses main Baltimore bridge (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-cargo-ship-collision-collapses-main-baltimore-bridge

The Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore suffered a partial collapse early Tuesday after being struck by a large cargo ship, triggering a search for at least seven individuals in the water, officials reported....

23. Boeing CEO to step down in wake of safety scandals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boeing-ceo-to-step-down-in-wake-of-safety-scandals

Boeing, the renowned U.S. aircraft manufacturer, announced significant changes in its leadership, with CEO Dave Calhoun set to depart by year-end....

24. Deadly Attack rocks Moscow concert venue: ISIS claims responsibility

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-attack-rocks-moscow-concert-venue-isis-claims-responsibility

More than 130 people were killed and numerous others injured in a deadly assault at Crocus City Hall, a popular concert venue complex near Moscow, Friday night. Assailants armed with guns and incendiary devices stormed the venue, unleashing chaos and devastation....

25. UN to vote on cease-fire resolution for Israel-Hamas conflict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-to-vote-on-cease-fire-resolution-for-israel-hamas-conflict

The United Nations Security Council is gearing up for a crucial vote on a resolution proposed by the United States, emphasizing the urgent need for an immediate......

26. Efforts underway to preserve native Cypriot cattle breed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/efforts-underway-to-preserve-native-cypriot-cattle-breed

A collaborative effort among Cypriot stakeholders aims to revitalize the dwindling population of the native Cypriot cattle breed, which has faced endangerment since the mechanization of agriculture post-1960....

27. Hailstorms paralyzed Cyprus on Green Monday, roads turned into rivers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hailstorms-paralyzed-cyprus-on-green-monday-roads-turned-into-rivers

Green Monday in Cyprus was marred by severe weather conditions, causing widespread disruption across the island....

28. Explosion rocks gas station in Nicosia (pics)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/explosion-rocks-gas-station-in-nicosia

Authorities in Cyprus are investigating a possible bomb explosion that occurred early this morning at a Petrolina gas station located on Makarios Avenue, directly across from the migration department....

29. Russian military jet crashes after takeoff, 15 onboard (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-military-jet-crashes-after-takeoff-15-onboard

A Russian Il-76 Ilyushin military jet crashed shortly after takeoff Tuesday, according to authorities....

30. Is self-service security screening the wave of the future?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/is-self-service-security-screening-the-wave-of-the-future

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is set to test a self-service screening system at Harry Reid International Airport, challenging the trend of major retailers scaling back on self-checkout options....

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