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1. World Bank to assist in Akamas tourism development

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-bank-to-assist-in-akamas-tourism-development

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Costas Kadis and the Deputy Minister of Tourism, Savvas Perdios, met with representatives of the World Bank, on Thursday, in order to formulate a tourism strategy for Akamas....

2. Cyprus tourism starts year with legendary treasure hunt

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tourism-starts-year-with-legendary-treasure-hunt

The Tourism Deputy Ministry and the Department of Forests organize a treasure hunt for hikers in the forest of Paphos on January 29...

3. Enchanting Troodos in a blanket of white

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/enchanting-troodos-in-a-blanket-of-white

Troodos is now covered in a blanket of white due to the recent snowfall that fell in the area. The photographs made public by the Forestry Department, which depict Troodos National Forest Park finally "dressed" in white, are telling....

4. 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....

5. Humanity hits eight billion mark

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/humanity-hits-eight-billion-mark

A baby born somewhere on Tuesday will be the world's eight billionth person, according to a projection by the United Nations....

6. Anastasiades urges world leaders to go climate neutral

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-urges-world-leaders-to-go-climate-neutral

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades asked world leaders to walk the road towards climate neutrality and a future of green, sustainable, resilient economies and societies, during his intervention at the COP27, in Sharm el Sheikh on Tuesday....

7. Cyprus' hourly labor costs in 2020 was at €18.10, with some exceptions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hourly-labor-costs-in-2020-was-at-€18-10-with-some-exceptions

Based on the findings of the Labor Cost Survey (LCS) conducted by the Cyprus Statistical Service, the hourly labor cost was set at €18.10 with 2020 serving as the benchmark year....

8. Average employee gross earnings up 3.2% in 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/average-employee-gross-earnings-up-3-2-in-2021

The average gross monthly earnings of employees for 2021 increased by 3.2% compared to 2020 to €2,067, reaching a decade high....

9. Izium - Corpses tied to stakes in mass graves

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/izium-corpses-tied-to-stakes-in-mass-graves

A new horror is unfolding in Izium, bringing back memories of the atrocities in Butcha last April. According to information reported by Reuters, citing eyewitnesses, many bodies of people have been found in mass graves, their bodies tied with ropes around their necks and arms....

10. UN investigators tasked with digging out Izyum facts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-investigators-tasked-with-digging-out-izyum-facts

UN investigators in Ukraine have been asked to investigate burials in a forest in Izyum where Kiev officials pointed to evidence of Russian war crimes, with Moscow accusing Ukrainian authorities of pushing a false narrative about soldiers who were killed in action and left behind...

11. 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....

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. Divided Cyprus marks Tillyria bombing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-cyprus-marks-tylliria-bombing

Dozens of buses in Cyprus have crossed into an abandoned fishing village where Turkish Cypriots go every year to commemorate Turkish bombing of Tillyria, an event in 1964 remembered by Greek Cypriots as a failure to crush a rebellion against law and order during intercommunal violence...

14. 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....

15. 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....

16. 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...

17. 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....

18. House clamps down on glamping aspirations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-clamps-down-on-glamping-aspirations

Cypriot parliament failed this week to pass crucial tourism legislation that would regulate low-cost lodging, but concerns about encroaching on the environment also ended up blocking a bill on the newest trend of glamorous camping...

19. 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....

20. Divided Cyprus scrambles as fire rages in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-cyprus-scrambles-as-fire-rages-in-the-north

Planes over divided Cyprus were fighting another day to put out the Kantara wildfire previously thought to have been under control, with reports overnight saying Turkish Cypriot authorities were evacuating local communities as the flames were spreading westwards...

21. New rules to slash pesticide use in the EU by 50%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/new-rules-to-slash-pesticide-use-in-the-eu-by-50

The European Commission proposed on Wednesday legally binding targets to halve the use of chemical pesticides and restore nature across the EU, in an attempt to better protect health and recover plunging wildlife populations....

22. Cyprus Republic sends firefighting planes to occupied Kantara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-republic-sends-firefighting-planes-to-occupied-kantara

The Republic of Cyprus has sent firefighting aircraft to help fight the fire in Turkish-occupied Kantara, Deputy Government Spokesperson Niovi Parisinou told CNA....

23. 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...

24. Russia cuts electricity to Finland

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-cuts-electricity-to-finland

Russia will suspend electricity supplies to Finland this weekend, a supplier said on Friday as tensions rise over Helsinki's NATO bid amid Moscow's military campaign in Ukraine....

25. 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....

26. Chinese Boeing 737 plummeted 8,000 meters in three minutes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-boeing-737-plummeted-8-000-meters-in-three-minutes

A Boeing 737 carrying 132 people that plummeted 30,000ft to the ground and burst into flames in China suffered a catastrophic 'loss of control event', experts have warned....

27. Cyprus’s underwater sculpture park offers a deep dive into aquatic art

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cyprus-s-underwater-sculpture-park-offers-a-deep-dive-into-aquatic-art

Snacking on the works of art in museums is typically discouraged. But that’s exactly what I’m witnessing at the Museum of Underwater Sculpture Ayia Napa (Musan) as a shoal of flickering fish tuck into the algae on the sculptures’ surface....

28. UK Liberal Democrat MPs sign Early Day Motion calling for a bizonal, bicommunal federation in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-liberal-democrat-mps-sign-early-day-motion-calling-for-a-bizonal-bicommunal-federation-in-cyprus

All Members of Parliament of the Liberal Democrats in the UK have signed an Early Day Motion (EDM) submitted in the House of Commons in support of a bizonal, bicommunal federation in Cyprus....

29. Op-ed: Our Strength is our Unity: Putin Chose War. We Stand with Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-our-strength-is-our-unity-putin-chose-war-we-stand-with-ukraine

An op-ed by US Ambassador to Cyprus, Judith Garber...

30. CMP work on missing persons marks progress

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cmp-work-on-missing-persons-marks-progress

The House Committee on Refugees learned about progress in the work of the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP), during a meeting on Tuesday, in Nicosia, with the CMP’s Greek Cypriot member, Leonidas Pantelides....

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