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1. Op-ed: Has politics become a seedy business?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-has-politics-become-a-seedy-business

Last Friday's plenary session of the Parliament was marred by the speech of the now-independent MP Andreas Themistocleous on the occasion of the passage of the law on sexual education in schools....

2. 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?...

3. 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....

4. Passengers angry as turbulence shakes Cypriot airports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passengers-angry-as-turbulence-shakes-cypriot-airports

The Cypriot government is scrambling to put out fires in the aviation industry, with union ground handlers at Paphos airport forming a picket line to protest a merger downsize and leaving passengers stranded for hours in the terminal and on the tarmac...

5. New Twitter owner Elon Musk fires top execs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-twitter-owner-elon-musk-fires-top-execs

Elon Musk became Twitter Inc's owner on Thursday, firing top executives and providing little clarity over how he will achieve the lofty ambitions he has outlined for the influential social media platform...

6. House scrambles to keep ships under Cyprus flag

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-scrambles-to-keep-ships-under-cyprus-flag

The House health committee in the Republic of Cyprus is scrambling to amend healthcare legislation in a race against the clock, following reports that ship owners are trying to take their business elsewhere to avoid having to pay GESY tax...

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. UNFICYP urges caution after buffer zone reports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-urges-caution-following-buffer-zone-reports

A couple of incidents that took place in the buffer zone are making headlines in Cyprus, including allegations that Turkish soldiers violated the green line, with UN peacekeepers saying they were investigating but also urging caution before drawing conclusions...

10. Never before seen archeological treasures resurfacing thanks to the drought

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thanks-to-the-drought-dinosaur-prints-old-bones-and-hunger-stones-are-resurfacing

Europe is experiencing its worst drought in at least 500 years. Landscapes across Europe and beyond are being altered as forest fires, melting glaciers and other disasters threaten to wipe out entire regions....

11. Cyprus' Air Force 1 ready for delivery (correction)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-air-force-1-ready-for-delivery

The EMB-135LR, touted as Cyprus' Air Force 1, is ready for delivery. The presidential aircraft was gifted to Cyprus by the Hellenic Republic as a token of appreciation for Cyprus' help in fighting the devastating fires in Mati in 2018....

12. 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...

13. 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....

14. Why heat waves are increasingly hitting Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/why-heat-waves-are-increasingly-hitting-europe

Record high temperatures in many Western European countries, with record highs in Britain, France, Germany and elsewhere, as well as persistent prolonged heat in the Iberian Peninsula, are the culmination of a long upward trend in Europe's summer temperatures this year....

15. 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...

16. UK records 40C for first time in history as European heatwave rages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-records-40c-for-first-time-in-history-as-european-heatwave-rages

The UK has recorded a temperature of above 40C for the first time in history – at London Heathrow – as the extreme heatwave ravaging the country and parts of Europe prompted warnings of a “very extreme danger” of wildfires....

17. High temperatures and wildfires test Europe's patience (pictures)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-temperatures-and-wildfires-test-europe-s-patience-pictures

Firefighters have been battling several blazes in southern Europe for the past few days as the mercury soared, with scientists linking the very high temperatures to climate change....

18. 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...

19. Australia is exterminating tens of millions of bees to save its honey industry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/australia-is-exterminating-tens-of-millions-of-bees-to-save-its-honey-industry

Tens of millions of bees are being exterminated in a desperate attempt to save Australia's honey industry from a devastating mite plague....

20. Minister thanks Israel for assisting in occupied Kantara fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-thanks-israel-for-assisting-in-occupied-kantara-fire

Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment Costas Kadis went to the airport of Larnaka Friday to thank the teams of the firefighting aircraft that arrived from Israel and helped put out the large fire in the Turkish-occupied area of Kantara....

21. 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...

22. And just like that, Cyprus gets its own 'Air Force One'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/and-just-like-that-cyprus-gets-its-own-air-force-one

President Nicos Anastasiades today expressed his sincerest gratitude to Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis for providing Cyprus with its own Presidential aircraft to be used by government officials for authorized trips abroad....

23. 27 year old sentenced to two years in prison for starting fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/27-year-old-sentenced-to-two-years-in-prison-for-starting-fire

A 27-year-old man was sentenced today to two years in prison in connection with the fire that broke out near a state forest in eastern Limassol, on July 3, 2021, the same day as the catastrophic fire that followed in the mountainous Limassol - Larnaca....

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. Ukraine's capital under fire; 3 EU nation leaders to visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-s-capital-under-fire-3-eu-nation-leaders-to-visit

Russia’s relentless bombardment of Ukraine edged closer to central Kyiv on Tuesday, with a series of strikes hitting a residential neighborhood as the leaders of three European Union countries planned a bold visit to Ukraine’s embattled capital in a show of support....

26. Ukraine: Olena Zalenska's open letter to media around the world

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-olena-zalenska-s-open-letter-to-media-around-the-world

The first lady of Ukraine, Olena Zelenska, has accused Russia of “mass murder of civilians” in a powerful statement about the devastating invasion of her homeland....

27. Sides agree on humanitarian corridors in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sides-agree-on-humanitarian-corridors-in-ukraine

Ukrainian and Russian interlocutors have agreed to organize humanitarian corridors through war zones with Greeks and Cypriots being amongst those being evacuated, while both sides have been accusing each other of attacking civilians...

28. Alexis Pantazis and Emilios Markou of Hellas Direct have been named EY Entrepreneurs Of The Year for 2022 in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/alexis-pantazis-and-emilios-markou-of-hellas-direct-have-been-named-ey-entrepreneurs-of-the-year-for-2022-in-cyprus

This prestigious award for entrepreneurs was presented for the first time in Cyprus. Winners will represent Cyprus at the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Awards in Monte Carlo, in June 2022 ...

29. Schinas visits Green Line to witness migrant influx into Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schinas-visits-green-line-to-witness-migrant-influx-into-cyprus

Commissioner Margaritis Schinas on Sunday visited the Green Line in Athienou area and had the opportunity to see with his own eyes the situation with migrant influxes that Cyprus is faced with in the past months....

30. Cypriot scientist goes deep after fireball video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-scientist-goes-deep-after-fireball-video

A bright object seen streaking over the night sky in Paphos over the weekend drew dozens of comments on social media, with the country’s space club looking at the fireball as an opportunity to get folks excited about space but also authorities to be better prepared ahead of increased solar activity...

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