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1. EU Commissioner warns of the health impact of climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commissioner-warns-of-the-health-impact-of-climate-change

European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides described the climate crisis as one of humanity's most pressing challenges, emphasizing its impact on health....

2. Pro-Palestinian protesters flood Malmo streets over Israel's Eurovision presence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pro-palestinian-protesters-flood-malmo-streets-over-israel-s-eurovision-presence

Not everyone in Malmo was welcoming the Eurovision Song Contest to town....

3. FT: TikTok leads fight against fake videos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ft-tiktok-leads-fight-against-fake-videos

TikTok is pioneering a new approach to combat the spread of disinformation and deepfakes on social media platforms. In a move to enhance transparency...

4. Nicosia to blossom with new environmental center along Pedieos River

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/nicosia-to-blossom-with-new-environmental-center-along-pedieos-river

The Municipality of Nicosia is embarking on a transformative endeavor, announcing plans for an innovative environmental center nestled along the banks of the Pedieos River in Lakatamia. ...

5. Politics Blog: A satirical take on current affairs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/politics-blog-a-satirical-take-on-current-affairs

I begin today's column with a clarification: there is no issue of institutional credibility in Cyprus. There is, however, an issue of credibility regarding the individuals representing the institutions. Now that we've cleared that up, let's move on....

6. Europe's heat-related deaths surge by 30% in 20 years, report finds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-s-heat-related-deaths-surge-by-30-in-20-years-report-finds

Scorching weather has baked Europe in more days of “extreme heat stress” than its scientists have ever seen....

7. Dubai hit by two years' worth of rain in a single day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dubai-hit-by-two-years-worth-of-rain-in-a-single-day

In an unprecedented event, Dubai experienced torrential rainfall equivalent to two years' worth of precipitation in just one day, leading to severe flash flooding that brought the city to a standstill....

8. 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. ...

9. Six years of oversight culminate in medicine warehouse catastrophe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/six-years-of-oversight-culminate-in-medicine-warehouse-catastrophe

This quote poignantly illustrates the entrenched mindset of public administration, often characterized by inefficiency rather than efficacy....

10. 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....

11. Handmade 100-Euro bills flood European cities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/handmade-100-euro-bills-flood-european-cities

A group of counterfeiters which had been producing 100-euro bills was busted in a joint police operation involving Europol and police forces in four countries, including Greece....

12. Dimitra explains what it's like to be a ''bee mama''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/dimitra-explains-what-it-s-like-to-be-a-bee-mama

Dimitra Zakynthinos is a resident of central Athens and has a very particular approach to issues concerning the environment and our transition to the green era. ...

13. Farmers erect barricades, confront police at EU summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farmers-erect-barricades-confront-police-at-eu-summit

Tensions escalated between farmers and police in Brussels as agriculture ministers from the 27 EU countries convened today. ...

14. Greek farmers descend on Athens protesting economic hardships

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-farmers-descend-on-athens-protesting-economic-hardships

In a demonstration mirroring concerns across Europe, Greek farmers drove tractors into Athens on Tuesday to protest outside parliament, citing issues with rising energy costs, foreign competition, and recent flooding. ...

15. Madonna's chair mishap captivates fans worldwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/madonna-s-chair-mishap-captivates-fans-worldwide

Madonna encountered a memorable moment during her ongoing Celebration Tour, captivating social media with a graceful recovery after falling from her chair during a performance at the Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle....

16. Grandma's 20-year collection of voicemails captures love across generations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/grandma-s-20-year-collection-of-voicemails-captures-love-across-generations

In an era of rapid technological advancement, the enduring power of heartfelt connections is poignantly captured in one grandmother's cherished collection of voicemails....

17. Cyprus drenched in rain, flood fears rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-drenched-in-rain-flood-fears-rise

Looks like we've got a low-pressure system hanging out northeast of the island, stirring things up a bit. By this afternoon, we're expecting it to mellow out into a weak low-pressure situation....

18. Big news! New EU data rules give you more control

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/big-news-new-eu-data-rules-give-you-more-control

In a significant development, the European Union's Data Act officially came into force today, ushering in a new era for data access and privacy in the EU market. ...

19. Greece rolls out 'climate resilience levy' to fund post-disaster reconstruction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-rolls-out-climate-resilience-levy-to-fund-post-disaster-reconstruction

In an effort to finance reconstruction projects following severe forest fires and floods, the Greek government has introduced a new accommodation tax, referred to as the 'climate resilience levy.'...

20. Aging channel in Oroklini raises alarming flood risks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aging-channel-in-oroklini-raises-alarming-flood-risks

In Oroklini, an aging earthen channel crucial for rainwater management is on the verge of closure, posing a flood risk for Cyprus's largest community....

21. Heavy rain hits Kornos, underpass bridge shuts down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heavy-rain-hits-kornos-underpass-bridge-shuts-down

The Kornos underpass bridge faced another bout of flooding, leading authorities to close it for traffic due to heavy rainfall....

22. Severe weather sparks flooding and power outages in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/severe-weather-sparks-flooding-and-power-outages-in-paphos

In a turbulent turn of events, Cyprus finds itself in the grip of unruly weather as confirmed by the meteorological service....

23. First Pyla, now Agios Dometios

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-pyla-now-agios-dometios

The actions of the occupation authorities within the buffer zone appear to be following a pattern, aiming to challenge the status quo and create a fait accompli. ...

24. Far-right rage explodes in Dublin streets after shocking stabbing incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/far-right-rage-explodes-in-dublin-streets-after-shocking-stabbing-incident

In a shocking turn of events, central Dublin became a battleground on Thursday evening as violent protests erupted following a knife attack in the city center....

25. Financial tsunami looms as Limassol court decision sends shockwaves through Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/financial-tsunami-looms-as-limassol-court-decision-sends-shockwaves-through-cyprus

In a potentially precedent-setting decision, the Limassol District Court has upheld its initial ruling in favor of a Russian depositor of the People's Bank, potentially exposing the state to financial implications of up to 2-3 billion euros....

26. Sheepdog saves stranded ewes in Welsh flood rescue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sheepdog-saves-stranded-ewes-in-welsh-flood-rescue

A sheepdog saved the day by rescuing three ewes cut off by floodwater caused by Storm Babet. ...

27. Gaza cut off from food, water and electricity as Hamas rockets persist

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gaza-cut-off-from-food-water-and-electricity-as-hamas-rockets-persist

In a grim turn of events, Israel is grappling with the gravest attack it has encountered in half a century. Ongoing combat in the Gaza Strip has unfolded as Israel responds to an unexpected offensive launched by the militant group, Hamas, during the early hours of Saturday....

28. Politics in the age of virality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/politics-in-the-age-of-virality

Stephanos Kasselakis' recent visit to Cyprus and his carefully crafted statements following his meeting with the President of the Republic have highlighted a significant shift in politics. It seems that politics today can be reduced to a formula, easily memorized and executed....

29. Hellenic Train's revenue plummets after floods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hellenic-train-s-revenue-plummets-after-floods

Italian-owned railway operator Hellenic Train will reportedly seek to renegotiate its contract with the Greek state, sources have indicated, as the company faces massive revenue losses stemming from September’s floods in central Greece....

30. NYC drowns under state of emergency from flooding

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nyc-drowns-under-state-of-emergency-from-flooding

New York City began drying out Saturday after being soaked by one of its wettest days in decades, as city dwellers dried out basements and traffic resumed on highways, railways and airports that were temporarily shuttered by Friday’s severe rainfall....

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