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1. Overcoming obstacles in Cyprus' green transition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/overcoming-obstacles-in-cyprus-green-transition

Undoubtedly, the fact that it no longer requires a building permit as a prerequisite for installing a photovoltaic system on residential roofs could be characterized as a positive development in our long-standing effort to turn towards green development....

2. Devastating images of the Kathika fire: Destruction and aftermath

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/devastating-images-of-the-kathika-fire-destruction-and-aftermath

A fire broke out on Saturday in the Kathikas community, engulfing an area of approximately 30 hectares covered with forest vegetation. Distressing images captured by "K" reveal the aftermath of the blaze, presenting a desolate landscape....

3. Unleashing potential through a revised recovery plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unleashing-potential-through-a-revised-recovery-plan

The Directorate General for Growth, in collaboration with all stakeholders, is currently preparing Cyprus' revised Recovery and Resilience Plan....

4. Man found guilty in Cyprus’ deadly wildfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-found-guilty-in-cyprus-deadly-wildfire

A man was found guilty in the deadly fire that killed four Egyptian workers in 2021, with a Limassol judge ordering him in custody until his sentencing at the end of the month...

5. Kyriakides to attend G7 meeting on global health architecture

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-to-attend-g7-meeting-on-global-health-architecture

Commissioner for Health Stella Kyriakides will take part in discussions regarding a global health architecture, representing the EU, during the G7 health ministerial meeting set to take place in Nagasaki Japan on Saturday, May 13th and Sunday, May 14th....

6. Cyprus ranks 3rd in EU for long working hours

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-ranks-3rd-in-eu-for-long-working-hours

A 9.7% of employed people in Cyprus (7% in the EU) worked long hours (working usually 49 hours or more per week) in their main job in 2022 according to data published by Eurostat, the statistical service of the European Union. Cyprus also had the third-largest percentage among all member states....

7. First Lady launches initiative to convert Presidential Palace into 'Zero Waste to Landfill' building

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-lady-launches-initiative-to-convert-presidential-palace-into-zero-waste-to-landfill-building

First Lady Philippa Karsera Christodoulides and Environment Commissioner Maria Panayiotou presented their joint initiative on Monday to transform the Presidential Palace into a Zero Waste to Landfill building. The initiative aligns with World Earth Day, celebrated on April 22nd....

8. Greek and Turk connect over tombstone in Istanbul

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-and-turk-connect-over-tombstone-in-istanbul

Kerem Soyyilmaz knew very little about the 1923 population exchange between Greece and Turkey but felt such a strong urge to investigate after discovering in the summer of 2017 a marble slab with an inscription in Greek...

9. Police seize close to 100K bangers ahead of Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-seize-close-to-100k-bangers-ahead-of-easter

Three local men were arrested on Sunday in Paphos after they were caught in the act of possessing and transporting illegal fireworks, as police try to disrupt the supply chain ahead of Greek Easter holidays...

10. TechIsland equipped a new computer class in the Arakapas school after the wildfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/techisland-equipped-a-new-computer-class-in-the-arakapas-school-after-the-wildfire

Non-profit organization TechIsland rebuilt the Regional Primary School in Arakapas, which suffered from a terrible wildfire. The organization has invested more than 200 000 euros in renovating the school. TechIsland also contributed to the opening of a computer class with the help of Asbis, one of the board members of the company. ...

11. 30-year old dog crowned oldest pooch on record

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/30-year-old-dog-crowned-oldest-pooch-on-record

It was only two weeks ago that Spike, a 23-year-old chihuahua mix from Ohio, was named the oldest living dog. Now, he has been utterly dethroned....

12. Train crash suspect 'devastated'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-says-station-master-devastated-after-deadly-crash

The station master who faces manslaughter in Greece’s deadly rail collision is devastated and accepts responsibility, says his lawyer, while pointing out that others are also responsible for the disaster...

13. Death toll rises to 57 in Tempe tragedy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/death-toll-rises-to-57-in-tempe-tragedy

The death toll from the tragedy in Tempe has risen to 57, according to statements by Rubini Leontari, head of the forensic service of Larissa....

14. The four-legged heroes who 'sniff out' life in Turkey's ruins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-four-legged-heroes-who-sniff-out-life-in-turkey-s-ruins

The battle in recent days in the rubble of areas of Turkey and Syria devastated by the earthquake has been uneven. The death toll has exceeded 15,000 in both countries and time is "running out"....

15. 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....

16. 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...

17. 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....

18. 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....

19. 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....

20. 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....

21. 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....

22. 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....

23. 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....

24. 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...

25. 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....

26. 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...

27. 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...

28. 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....

29. 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....

30. 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...

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