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1. Heatwave pushes Cyprus' electricity to the limit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heatwave-pushes-cyprus-electricity-to-the-limit

As temperatures soar in Cyprus, the nation is gearing up for a significant spike in electricity demand, officials say....

2. Heat wave hits Cyprus, red alert for forest fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heat-wave-hits-cyprus-red-alert-for-forest-fires

Cyprus is bracing for its first heat wave of the summer today, with temperatures expected to soar to 40 degrees Celsius......

3. Postal workers strike over burnout and job insecurity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/postal-workers-strike-over-burnout-and-job-insecurity

In a decisive move, 300 members of the Branch Council of Postal Distributors, part of the Pancyprian union "Equality," launched a strike today, set to last until Friday....

4. Police kick out Israeli teams, sparks city uproar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-kick-out-israeli-teams-sparks-city-uproar

In a surprising turn of events, the Police's refusal to greenlight three crucial football matches for Maccabi Haifa and Maccabi Tel Aviv at the AEK Arena has sparked outrage among Larnaca's key players....

5. A decade ago, Amazon launching drones for parcel deliveries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-decade-ago-amazon-launching-drones-for-parcel-deliveries

Exactly a decade ago, Amazon revealed a program that aimed to revolutionize shopping and shipping. Drones launched from a central hub would waft through the skies delivering just about everything anyone could need....

6. Unmasking the mystery of the Al-Ahli hospital attack in Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/unmasking-the-mystery-of-the-al-ahli-hospital-attack-in-gaza

"Who is Responsible for the Attack on Al-Ahli Hospital in Gaza?...

7. Unprecedented disasters prompt urgent calls for risk assessment review

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unprecedented-disasters-prompt-urgent-calls-for-risk-assessment-review

Unfortunately, this year has been a game changer in terms of risk prediction as the scale and impact of recent disasters has been unprecedented, Dr. George Boustras, ...

8. Passengers stranded as Swiss plane forgets luggage in Zurich

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passengers-stranded-as-swiss-plane-forgets-luggage-in-zurich

A Swiss International Air Lines plane arrived at its destination without a single checked bag on board....

9. Outdoor work suspended amid heat wave

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/outdoor-work-suspended-amid-heat-wave

The Labor Inspection Department has issued a directive mandating the suspension of all heavy and medium outdoor work, as well as activities involving the transportation or delivery of goods using two-wheeled vehicles or personal mobility devices, due to the ongoing heat wave....

10. Coping with the heatwave

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coping-with-the-heatwave

The Meteorology Department has issued a new yellow warning for a scorching heatwave expected on Monday....

11. Chinese fans embrace 'Barbie' for feminism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-fans-embrace-barbie-for-feminism

In recent years, China’s box office has been dominated by homegrown movies often with a nationalist lean, such as patriotic war epics. But this weekend, a different type of film captured national attention – one that’s decidedly American and bubblegum pink....

12. Rhodes: 19,000 rescued in Greek history's largest evacuation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rhodes-19-000-rescued-in-greek-history-s-largest-evacuation

Greece is currently facing a severe emergency due to widespread wildfires, prompting the country to initiate its most extensive rescue operation to date....

13. Tourism to drop by 10% in the Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-to-drop-by-10-in-the-mediterranean

According to tourism agencies and experts, the high summer temperatures in Southern Europe could permanently change tourist habits, with more travelers choosing more relaxed destinations or taking their vacations in spring or autumn to avoid excessive heat. ...

14. Hot weather continues with clear skies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hot-weather-continues-with-clear-skies

A scorching heatwave has gripped the region, with authorities issuing a yellow warning for exceptionally high temperatures....

15. €2,500 allocated for bus stop development amid outrage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€2-500-allocated-for-bus-stop-development-amid-outrage

Pictures that have come to light in recent days have stirred up a wave of anger. One shows an elderly woman waiting for the bus at a shelterless stop in the July heat, leaning on a lamppost and holding her cane and shopping bags in her hands....

16. 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....

17. EU commissioner defends deal on older vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-health-commissioner-defends-deal-on-older-vaccines

Health commissioner Stella Kyriakides went on Cypriot state radio on Monday calling on EU citizens to get vaccinated with booster shots already made available to member states, a position she defended amid growing social and scientific doubt about a procurement strategy that included cozy texts between pharmaceutical companies and the bloc’s executives...

18. 22 dead, dozens missing, after 2 migrant ships sink

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/22-dead-dozens-missing-after-2-migrant-ships-sink

Bodies floated amid splintered wreckage in the wind-tossed waters off a Greek island Thursday as the death toll from the separate sinkings of two migrant boats rose to 22, with many still missing....

19. Scientists warn of dire effects as Mediterranean heats up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scientists-warn-of-dire-effects-as-mediterranean-heats-up

While vacationers might enjoy the Mediterranean Sea’s summer warmth, climate scientists are warning of dire consequences for its marine life as it burns up in a series of severe heat waves....

20. 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....

21. 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...

22. High temperatures and wildfires test Europe's patience (pictures)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-temperatures-and-wildfires-test-europe-s-patience-pictures

Firefighters have been battling several blazes in southern Europe for the past few days as the mercury soared, with scientists linking the very high temperatures to climate change....

23. Cancellations, delays and strikes - Which destinations are the most affected?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cancellations-delays-and-strikes-which-destinations-are-the-most-affected

What to know and what to pay attention to those who are preparing to travel...

24. BA cancels hundreds more flights this summer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ba-cancels-hundreds-more-flights-this-summer

Most of the axed journeys, around 650, are in July while Heathrow and Gatwick airports will see around two-thirds of the cancellations....

25. Glamping is on the rise, and hostels are coming soon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/glamping-is-on-the-rise-and-hostels-are-coming-soon

In January 2020, Airbnb's were officially allowed to operate in Cyprus, giving tourists an alternate mode of accommodation on the island in addition to hotels and hotel apartments....

26. 'Show this to Putin', a doctor in Mariupol says after the death of 18 month old Kirill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/show-this-to-putin-a-doctor-in-mariupol-says-after-the-death-of-18-month-old-kirill

A man dashes into a hospital with a desperately wounded toddler in his arms, the child’s mother on his heels. Doctors use smartphone torches to examine patients’ wounds....

27. Storm Eunice batters Britain, shredding London's O2 arena roof

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/storm-eunice-batters-britain-shredding-london-s-o2-arena-roof

An Atlantic storm-battered Britain and Ireland on Friday with record winds of up to 122 miles per hour, knocking out power for tens of thousands of people, forcing planes to abort landings, and shredding the roof of London's O2 arena....

28. Op-ed: Beyond the EastMed pipeline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-beyond-the-eastmed-pipeline

The US decision to shift its focus from the EastMed gas pipeline to regional electricity interconnectors is an opportunity for Greece. The pipeline has always been a long shot, and the case for pursuing it may have run its course. Greece now has a chance to reframe the dialogue around energy and climate change in the region, and it should seize it....

29. Flight from Cyprus to UK delivers Sea bream instead of luggage (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flight-from-cyprus-to-uk-delivers-sea-bream-instead-of-luggage-video

British Airways passengers at Heathrow Airport received a unpleasant surprise as they waited for their luggage after a flight from Cyprus....

30. Over 500 million euros from Cyprus by 2026

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-500-million-euros-from-cyprus-by-2026

In a speech to world leaders today at COP26, President Anastasiades said that Cyprus seeks to strengthen regional cooperation through coordinated synergies and exchange of best practices...

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