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1. 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...

2. 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. ...

3. 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....

4. 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....

5. 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....

6. 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. ...

7. 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. ...

8. 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....

9. 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....

10. 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....

11. 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. ...

12. 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....

13. 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....

14. Sheep's surprise attack on medicinal cannabis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sheep-s-surprise-attack-on-medicinal-cannabis

A herd of sheep descended upon a partially flooded greenhouse in the vicinity of Almyros, Magnesia, Greece, with a peculiar appetite for medicinal cannabis. ...

15. Death toll in Libya floods at 11,300 as more bodies wash ashore

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/death-toll-in-libya-floods-at-11-300-as-more-bodies-wash-ashore

International rescue teams in Libya are calling for more help to retrieve the bodies of victims killed in devastating floods that swept through the eastern city of Derna, killing thousands....

16. Infectious diseases spike after storm Daniel hits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/infectious-diseases-spike-after-storm-daniel-hits

Health authorities are closely monitoring citizens’ visits to medical units in the areas affected by storm Daniel in order to detect and pre-empt potential outbreaks of infectious diseases....

17. Over 10,000 reported dead in Libya floods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-10-000-reported-dead-in-libya-floods

Libya’s eastern city of Derna has buried 700 people killed in devastating flooding and 10,000 were reported missing as rescuers teams struggled to retrieve many more bodies from the horrific deluge, officials said Tuesday....

18. Cyclone's fury claims 31 lives in Brazil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyclone-s-fury-claims-31-lives-in-brazil

Flooding from a cyclone in southern Brazil washed away houses, trapped motorists in vehicles and swamped streets in several cities, killing at least 31 people and leaving 2,300 homeless, authorities said Wednesday....

19. Greece grapples with deadly floods amidst storm 'Daniel' (Video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-grapples-with-deadly-floods-amidst-storm-daniel

Central Greece faces a dire situation as heavy rains from Storm Daniel have led to severe flooding in multiple areas. According to a report by Greek Reporter, the village of Palamas has been transformed into a massive lake,...

20. Storm Daniel deluges Athens leaving streets swamped

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/storm-daniel-deluges-athens-leaving-streets-swamped

21. 'Daniel's' rampaging waters send vehicles adrift

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/daniel-s-rampaging-waters-send-vehicles-adrift

Severe devastation has been wrought by the recent inclement weather known as ''"Daniel'' along the coastal region of Pelion, particularly impacting the village of Agios Ioannis....

22. Volos hit by floods, after 10-hour storms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/volos-hit-by-floods-after-10-hour-storms

One man was found dead and hundreds of houses and roads were flooded in the port city of Volos, in central Greece, on Tuesday morning, following 10 hours of thunderstorms in the wider region which are expected to persist for another 24 hours. ...

23. Chinese capital hit by deadly floods: 20 dead, 27 missing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-capital-hit-by-deadly-floods-20-dead-27-missing

Torrential rain in areas around China's capital, Beijing, killed at least 20 people and left 27 missing, the government reported Tuesday, as flooding destroyed roads, uprooted trees, and knocked out power. ...

24. Is Poland upset with Ukraine?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/is-poland-upset-with-ukraine

The eastern flank of the European Union — particularly Poland — continues to play a crucial role in helping Ukraine fight against Russia’s invasion. A recent diplomatic squabble over grain imports, compounded by historical issues, puts the once-stable footing at risk....

25. Typhoon Doksuri hits China: 31,000 forced to flee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/typhoon-doksuri-hits-china-31-000-forced-to-flee

Two people are reported to have died in severe flooding that has engulfed parts of Beijing, as Typhoon Doksuri passed through China’s capital....

26. Growing up in refugee camps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/growing-up-in-refugee-camps

The painful experience of being violently uprooted, the worry about finding temporary shelter until they could return home, and the hardships faced in refugee camps – which turned into months and even years – are deeply etched in the memories and hearts of the refugees....

27. Deadly blazes strike Mediterranean nations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-blazes-strike-mediterranean-nations

More than 40 people - most of them in Algeria - have been killed as devastating fires destroy homes, businesses and trigger mass evacuations....

28. Deaths confirmed after Kherson dam collapse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deaths-confirmed-after-kherson-dam-collapse

Rescue teams have been working round the clock in Kherson and the surrounding districts searching for survivors stranded by the flooding....

29. New York City could be sinking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-york-city-could-be-sinking

From the Financial District’s sky-high centers of economic power to the pricey pads that rise above Billionaires’ Row, the great volume of towering buildings is part of what gives New York City its identity. But according to new research cited by the New York Post, the weight of those same buildings that give the Big Apple its soaring sense of bravado could contribute to the city's sinking....

30. ChatGPT shares grim predictions of how humanity could be wiped out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chatgpt-shares-grim-predictions-of-how-humanity-could-be-wiped-out

As tech experts warn that the rapid evolution of artificial intelligence could threaten humanity, OpenAI's ChatGPT weighed in with its own predictions on how humanity could be wiped off the face of the Earth....

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