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1. Strengthening Cyprus' anti-aircraft umbrella high on the Ministry of Defence agenda

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strengthening-cyprus-anti-aircraft-umbrella-high-on-the-ministry-of-defence-agenda

An in-depth study of proposals submitted by various countries for the procurement of a system that will strengthen the Republic’s anti-aircraft umbrella was completed by the Ministry of Defence, according to information obtained by the Cyprus News Agency (CNA)....

2. Anti-vaxxers making ‘at least $2.5m’ a year from publishing on Substack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/anti-vaxxers-making-‘at-least-$2-5m-a-year-from-publishing-on-substack

A group of vaccine-sceptic writers are generating revenues of at least $2.5m (£1.85m) a year from publishing newsletters for tens of thousands of followers on the online publishing platform Substack, according to new research....

3. UK government holds breath as it awaits ‘partygate’ report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-government-holds-breath-as-it-awaits-‘partygate-report

Prime Minister Boris Johnson braced for the conclusions of an investigation into allegations of lockdown-breaching parties, a document that could help him end weeks of scandal and discontent, or bring his time in office to an abrupt close....

4. Op-ed: The EastMed project and dilemmas over energy strategy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-eastmed-project-and-dilemmas-over-energy-strategy

The unprecedented energy crisis unfolding in Europe is a result of the European Union’s stubborn and one-sided preoccupation with the Green Deal (which is important in its own right). ...

5. Ukraine: Britain, US withdraw diplomats and their families

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-britain-us-withdraw-diplomats-and-their-families

The United Kingdom has begun withdrawing some staff from its embassy in the Ukrainian capital amid fears of an imminent Russian military invasion....

6. Nouris calls on EU partners to conclude agreement between FRONTEX and Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-calls-on-eu-partners-to-conclude-agreement-between-frontex-and-turkey

Cyprus Minister of Interior, Nicos Nouris, has called for the conclusion of a Status Agreement between FRONTEX and Turkey, as a matter of urgency and as a condition for additional EU support to Turkey....

7. Sajid Javid’s axing of all Covid restrictions draws warnings from NHS

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sajid-javid-s-axing-of-all-covid-restrictions-draws-warnings-from-nhs

The government has pledged to abolish almost every existing Covid restriction over the coming weeks in England and “get life completely back to normal”, a course popular with Conservative MPs but which immediately prompted stark warnings from health groups....

8. Tsunami from Tonga volcano eruption leaves trail of flood damage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tsunami-from-tonga-volcano-eruption-leaves-trail-of-flood-damage

Tsunami waves caused by an undersea volcano have flooded the Pacific Island country of Tonga, where entire towns have been inundated with water and scientists warn the main island could be blanketed in volcanic ash....

9. MP sees conflict of interest behind ‘cocaine colonel’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mp-sees-conflict-of-interest-behind-‘cocaine-colonel

A member of parliament in Cyprus is raising a conflict of interest for Deputy Attorney General Savvas Angelides, saying when he was serving as defense minister he went easy on a colonel who was busted for drugs and the case was dropped altogether after he became the state’s second chief law enforcement officer...

10. 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...

11. Prince Andrew loses military titles and use of HRH

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prince-andrew-loses-military-titles-and-use-of-hrh

The Duke of York's military titles and royal patronages have been returned to the Queen, Buckingham Palace has said....

12. The coronavirus loses 90% of its infectiousness after 20 minutes in the air

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/research-the-coronavirus-loses-90-of-its-infectiousness-after-20-minutes-in-the-air

The coronavirus can lose up to 90% of its ability to infect humans within 20 minutes of being in the air, while most of its virulence decreases in the first five minutes, according to estimates by British scientists, who made simulations of the virus' ability to survive and infect when exhaled into the air by a carrier, combined with environmental conditions, particularly humidity....

13. Expert points to faulty rope in army officer’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-points-to-faulty-rope-in-officer-s-death

The climbing rope used by an army officer who fell to his death last year during an exercise in Cyprus had visible signs of wear and tear, according to a Greek expert, while police have obtained statements suggesting systematic breach of safety protocols during training sessions...

14. Two musicians dead after horrible highway accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-musicians-dead-after-horrible-highway-accident

Two young musicians were killed in a highway accident on Sunday evening after their vehicle hit the guardrail and was then struck by an oncoming bus in the middle of the road...

15. Blood test could help detect cancer in people with nonspecific symptoms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blood-test-could-help-detect-cancer-in-people-with-nonspecific-symptoms

Scientists have developed a blood test that could help detect cancer in people with nonspecific symptoms such as unexplained weight loss or fatigue....

16. Kazakh president gives shoot-to-kill order to quell protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kazakh-president-gives-shoot-to-kill-order-to-quell-protests

Security forces appeared to have reclaimed the streets of Kazakhstan's main city on Friday after days of violence, and the Russian-backed president said he had ordered his troops to shoot to kill to put down a countrywide uprising....

17. Residents on Chios island in Greece block ship carrying construction machinery for new migrant center

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/residents-on-chios-island-in-greece-block-ship-carrying-construction-machinery-for-new-migrant-center

Residents and local officials on the island of Chios have blocked a ship carrying construction machinery for the new planned migrant ‘Closed Controlled Access Center” from docking on Thursday....

18. Pandemic: Parents, children, school, take note: X (absence)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/pandemic-parents-children-school-take-note-x-absence

19. Tourist not so hip after selfie goes wrong

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourist-not-so-hip-after-selfie-goes-wrong

A male tourist in Peyia was hospitalized over the weekend after his attempt to take a selfie on the cliffed coast during sunset landed him in the water with a broken hip and head injuries...

20. Husband in mercy killing case jailed until murder trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/husband-in-mercy-killing-case-jailed-until-murder-trial

A 74-year-old British national in Paphos, who smothered his wife to death after she was diagnosed with terminal cancer, has been ordered to remain in custody until his trial next month...

21. Lesser charges not ruled out in mercy killing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lesser-charges-not-ruled-out-in-mercy-killing

Police have not ruled out lesser charges in last weekend’s mercy killing case in Paphos, while reports say the murder suspect accused of killing his cancer-stricken wife has been ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation...

22. New health measures announced by the Ministry today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-health-measures-announced-by-the-ministry-today

The Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipandela, announced new health measures today aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus during the Christmas Holidays. ...

23. Food running out as survivors grapple for supplies in Philippines (images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/food-running-out-as-survivors-grapple-for-supplies-in-philippines

Philippine officials and residents of areas that bore the brunt of Typhoon Rai pleaded for food, water, and shelter on Tuesday as damaged roads, flooding, and severed power and communication lines hampered relief efforts....

24. King of Jordan meets with President Anastasiades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/king-of-jordan-visits-cyprus

Βilateral relations, regional developments, climate change, efforts to combat covid-19 and the Cyprus issue were on the agenda during a meeting President Nicos Anastasiades had on Friday with the King of Jordan Abdullah II, who is on an official visit to Cyprus....

25. PanicosGr app allows women in danger to call for immediate help

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/panicosgr-app-allows-women-in-danger-to-call-for-immediate-help

A new free mobile app PANICosGR, created by Christos Apostolou, allows users in Greece to send an automated message to a default contact if they need immediate help or if they feel they are in danger....

26. Anastasiades reiterates issues concerning migration in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-reiterates-issues-concerning-migration-in-cyprus

President Anastasiades presented Cyprus` positions on migration, during a discussion on the external aspects of migration that took place yesterday, at the afternoon session of the European Council in Brussels, government spokesperson Marios Pelekanos said in a written statement....

27. Long Covid: Only one in three patients feel completely well

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/long-covid-only-one-in-three-patients-feel-completely-well

Less than a third of patients who develop long-term symptoms after being treated for Covid-19 say they feel they have fully recovered after one year, according to a new British study....

28. East Med is ‘not a Turkish sea,’ president of French Senate tells Kathimerini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/east-med-is-‘not-a-turkish-sea-president-of-french-senate-tells-kathimerini

The East Mediterranean is not a Turkish sea and interoperability between the French and Greek armed forces is a factor that brings stability to the region...

29. Cabinet ponders quick fix to Christmas measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-ponders-quick-fix-to-christmas-measures

New proposed measures heading for a Cabinet meeting on Monday could mean more restrictions for unvaccinated citizens but also tougher protocols for contacts who already got the jab against COVID-19...

30. New measures begin today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-measures-begin-today

The new measures which were announced by the Minister of Health Michalis Hadjipantelas last Thursday to curb the spread of COVID-19, including compulsory PCR tests by all travelers upon their arrival into Cyprus, are in effect as of Monday....

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