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1. 30.5 tons of waste collected by volunteers island-wide in 3 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/30-5-tons-of-waste-collected-by-volunteers-island-wide-in-3-years

A total of 30.5 tons of garbage, mainly plastic, were collected in a course of three years from volunteers all over Cyprus in a campaign titled #potavristou, which means roughly translated "move and help"....

2. Images of loss and abandonment at the Kyrenia Cemetary

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/images-of-loss-and-abandonment-at-the-kyrenia-cemetary

In the center of the city of Kyrenia on the former Gladstonos Avenue, today Iskenderun Caddesi, is the Hellenic Cemetery, a place intended for the eternal rest of Kyrenians who passed away; now it is left to the mercy of the ravages of time and people....

3. Cyprus produced 543,000 tons of solid waste in 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-produced-543-000-tons-of-solid-waste-in-2020

Today, March 18, marks World Recycling Day. It is the day when people around the world raise awareness on the importance of recycling and reuse, which are key to converting waste into resources for a circular economy....

4. Cyprus will cover the cost for the identification of 2,500 bones of missing persons, Photiou says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-will-cover-the-cost-for-the-identification-of-2-500-bones-of-missing-persons-photiou-says

Presidential Commissioner, Photis Photiou, announced that the Republic of Cyprus will release the amount of €1.2 million, for the identification of 2,500 small bones....

5. Passenger soldier dies after car veers into ditch

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passenger-soldier-dies-after-car-veers-into-ditch

A young soldier was killed in a road accident on Thursday after a car driven by an army buddy veered off the road and ended up flipped in a ditch...

6. Powerful message for wildlife after flamingo rescue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/powerful-message-for-wildlife-after-flamingo-rescue

Members of the Chinese community in Cyprus have a powerful message in support of wildlife this week, after a student notified authorities about a trapped pink flamingo in Larnaca’s Salt Lake...

7. Kids murdered in 1974 buried in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kids-murdered-in-1974-buried-in-the-north

The remains of eleven children murdered in Cyprus during the summer 1974 events were laid to rest on Monday after they were identified through DNA tests carried out by a bicommunal missing persons committee on the island...

8. Volunteers gathered to pick up garbage in Agros over the weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/volunteers-gather-to-pick-up-garbage-in-agros-over-the-weekend

As part of the "Let's do it! Cyprus 2021" campaign, 50 volunteers and members of NGO's gathered together over the weekend in Agros and managed to fill 25 bags of mixed garbage and 12 bags of PMD materials....

9. Calls to end uncontrolled garbage disposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/calls-to-end-uncontrolled-garbage-disposal

Cypriot citizens will once again be burdened with financial sanctions imposed by the EU if regulations against uncontrolled garbage disposal are not implemented....

10. Police warn public following road fatalities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-warn-public-following-road-fatalities

Cyprus Police are pleading with the public in the aftermath of last week’s road fatalities to comply with traffic rules, with officials saying many deadly accidents were preventable...

11. Puppies covered in tar dumped in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/puppies-covered-in-tar-dumped-in-paphos

A volunteer rescue team has been treating two dogs covered in tar inside garbage bags in Paphos, with the town’s mayor vowing to investigate after reports suggested the municipality name was printed on the inside of the plastic heavy duty sacks...

12. Garbage truck driver dies in highway accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/garbage-truck-driver-dies-in-highway-accident

A garbage truck driver was killed in a highway accident on Thursday when his vehicle veered off road and tipped over...

13. Islandwide rollout of 'pay as you throw' programme in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/islandwide-rollout-of-pay-as-you-throw-programme-in-2022

The ‘pay as you throw’ programme is expected to be rolled out across Cyprus next year, President Nicos Anastasiades said Wednesday....

14. Woman critical after home invasion robbery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-hospitalized-after-home-invasion-robbery

A jewelry store owner in Limassol was rushed to the hospital in critical condition after two men, who were staking her out at her penthouse, brutally attacked and robbed her Sunday morning...

15. Man charged in Rottie death in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-charged-in-rottie-death-in-limassol

Police are investigating the death of a Rottweiler days after she was found injured inside a trash can in Limassol, while a local man has been charged in connection with the case...

16. Quarantined students in north put foot down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/quarantined-students-in-north-put-foot-down

Turkish Cypriot students who flew to the north on a charter flight were up in arms over quarantine accommodations, while both sides of the island were having a hard time convincing people to comply with quarantine rules...

17. No suspects in dog mass grave

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-suspects-in-dog-mass-grave

Police say they have no suspects yet in connection with a mass grave of dog carcasses that was discovered last month in rural Nicosia...

18. Trump impeachment inquiry begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-impeachment-inquiry-begins

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday launched a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, accusing him of seeking foreign help to smear Democratic rival Joe Biden ahead of next year’s election...

19. Panic averted at Larnaca airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/panic-averted-at-larnaca-airport

Security officers at Larnaca Airport said there was no mal intent behind a minor explosion in a trash can outside a terminal entrance...

20. Riot breaks out at Menoyia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/riot-breaks-out-at-menoyia

Four inmates at Menoyia staged a protest on Sunday calling for their release from detention...

21. Team launches world’s first ocean cleanup system

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/team-launches-world-s-first-ocean-cleanup-system

A first trial of a massive cleanup of plastic in the ocean, an effort that has been in the works for five years, was launched in San Francisco on Saturday...

22. Taking action to clean up Akamas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/taking-action-to-clean-up-akamas

Putting all other obligations on hold just for a day and armed with the slogan #akamascleanup, we dedicate one Sunday to clean one of the most beautiful spots in the Mediterranean...

23. Strovolos garbage collectors get back to work

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strovolos-garbage-collectors-get-back-to-work

Strovolos garbage collectors have agreed to get back to work in exchange of the municipality dropping plans to buy partial services from the private sector at least until November...

24. Strovolos garbage collectors go on strike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strovolos-garbage-collectors-go-on-strike

Garbage collectors in Nicosia’s Strovolos municipality are going on a 48-hour strike Thursday to protest city council plans that would add private crews to waste collection...

25. Probe ordered into injury of Thessaloniki sanitation worker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probe-ordered-into-injury-of-thessaloniki-sanitation-worker

An investigation has been launched in the northern port city of Thessaloniki into the circumstances that led to a municipal santiation worker sustaining serious injures on the job....

26. Defence attorney in Strovolos murders raises legal questions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defence-attorney-in-strovolos-murders-raises-legal-questions

The fourth suspect in the Strovolos double murder was re-remanded in custody Monday, with his lawyer raising questions in court over the way police investigators got statements out of his client...

27. Cyprus police defend actions in double murder case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-defend-actions-in-double-murder-case

Another foreign expert could be joining the investigative team in the Strovolos double murder, with police facing many unanswered questions and pushing back on criticism for the way they are handling the case....

28. Cops keep a tight lip in Strovolos double murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-keep-a-tight-lip-in-strovolos-double-murder

Police are keeping a tight lip in the Strovolos double murder case, saying the investigation is going forward despite public and media criticism pointing to a series of errors. ...

29. Far-right extremists attack migrants on Greek island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/far-right-extremists-attack-migrants-on-greek-island

Police forced dozens of migrants onto buses and transported them to the Moria camp in the early hours after Mytilini was turned into a battleground...

30. Southeast Asia's idyllic islands buckle under tourism strain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/southeast-asia-s-idyllic-islands-buckle-under-tourism-strain

Airports have become chaotic, hotels are being thrown up hastily with little regard for safety and sanitation...

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