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1. US military port fails to distribute aid, Gaza crisis deepens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-military-port-fails-to-distribute-aid-gaza-crisis-deepens

Humanitarian aid intended for the desperate population of the Gaza Strip remains undistributed, despite its arrival at a temporary port constructed by the U.S. military. ...

2. From Cyprus to Gaza: How 200 tonnes of food aid found its way

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/from-cyprus-to-gaza-how-200-tonnes-of-food-aid-found-its-way

World Central Kitchen delivered nearly 200 tons of food to communities in northern Gaza on Tuesday, marking the first maritime aid shipment from Cyprus, according to an NGO statement....

3. Record 34.6% surge in vehicle registrations unveiled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/record-34-6-surge-in-vehicle-registrations-unveiled

In a gear-shifting revelation, Cyprus witnessed a remarkable 34.6% surge in vehicle registrations, hitting 45,494 in the period from January to December 2023, as reported by the Cyprus Statistical Service in their latest report titled ''Vehicle Registrations.'' ...

4. Hezbollah leader reveals new weapons in border clashes with Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hezbollah-leader-reveals-new-weapons-in-border-clashes-with-israel

The leader of Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group said Saturday his fighters have introduced new weapons, including a missile with a heavy warhead in the ongoing fighting along the Lebanon-Israel border, adding that they will keep using the tense frontier to pressure Israel....

5. Biden urges humanitarian 'pause' in Israel-Hamas conflict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-urges-humanitarian-pause-in-israel-hamas-conflict

President Joe Biden said he thought there should be a humanitarian “pause” in the Israel-Hamas war, after his campaign speech Wednesday evening was interrupted by a protester calling for a cease-fire....

6. Taylor Swift's tour spreads goodwill to food banks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/taylor-swift-s-tour-spreads-goodwill-to-food-banks

Economists told CNN recently that Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour is becoming such a massive phenomenon that it’s having demonstrable impacts on the US economy at large, but it’s not only stadium venues, record labels, and ticket vendors benefiting....

7. German Metal Festival asks for car-free commute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-metal-festival-asks-for-car-free-commute

The organizers of Wacken Open Air, a hard rock and metal festival in northern Germany, have asked visitors to leave their heavy metal at home. They issued a travel ban Tuesday for ticket-holders with cars and trucks due to the muddy terrain of the festival grounds....

8. The top 20 professions that can land you a European work visa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-top-20-professions-that-can-land-you-a-european-work-visa

An astonishing number of 400 different occupations have been classified as shortage occupations in at least one European Union or Schengen Area member state, while another 321 different professions have been listed as a surplus in at least one of these countries....

9. Vehicle registrations soar by 24.4% in first half of 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vehicle-registrations-soar-by-24-4-in-first-half-of-2023

A significant increase of 24.4% was recorded in vehicle registrations in the first half of 2023, compared to the same period in 2022, while an increase of 22.4% was recorded in June 2023, compared to the same month last year....

10. All new city buses in the EU to have zero emissions by 2030

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-new-city-buses-in-the-eu-to-have-zero-emissions-by-2030

The Commission of the European Union has presented a plan through which it requires new buses operating within the bloc to have zero emissions by the year 2030....

11. Cypriot minister upset after illegal dump incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-upset-after-illegal-dump-incident

Environmental inspectors who went to an illegal dump in Limassol to probe allegations of waste management irregularities ended up fearing for their lives, prompting the environment minister to admit the state has been unable to deal with lawlessness...

12. Death toll tops 17,000 as hopes fade for survivors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/death-toll-tops-17-000-as-hopes-fade-for-survivors

Rescuers pulled more survivors from beneath the rubble of collapsed buildings Thursday but hopes were starting to fade of finding many more people alive more than three days after catastrophic earthquakes and a series of aftershocks hit Turkey and Syria, killing more than 17,000....

13. Boulder smashes pickup truck on mountain road

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boulder-smashes-pickup-truck-on-mountain-road

A contractor in the road maintenance business thanked his lucky stars on Monday after he emerged unscathed when a huge rock fell on his pickup truck just outside a mountain community in Limassol district...

14. Sleepy Greek port becomes US arms hub

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sleepy-greek-port-becomes-us-arms-hub

But the sleepy port of Alexandroupoli in northeastern Greece has taken on a central role in increasing the US military presence in Eastern Europe to contain Russian aggression. That flow has angered not only Russia but also neighboring Turkey, underlining how war in Ukraine is reshaping Europe’s economic and diplomatic relationships....

15. A 62-year-old woman relives the horrors of war during the 1974 Turkish invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-a-62-year-old-woman-relives-the-horrors-of-war-during-the-1974-turkish-invasion

Forty-eight years are not enough for a young girl to forget the systematic rape at the hands of Turkish soldiers, during the 1974 Turkish invasion. ...

16. Mysterious circumstances surround yesterday's crash of China Eastern Airlines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mysterious-circumstances-surround-yesterday-s-crash-of-china-eastern-airlines

A Chinese Eastern Airlines passenger plane that crashed yesterday in southern China lost 8,800 meters of altitude in a short period of time killing all 132 people on board....

17. US urges Canada to use federal powers to end bridge blockade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-urges-canada-to-use-federal-powers-to-end-bridge-blockade

The Biden administration urged Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government Thursday to use its federal powers to end the truck blockade by Canadians protesting the country’s COVID-19 restrictions, as the bumper-to-bumper demonstration forced auto plants on both sides of the border to shut down or scale back production....

18. 2,000 euros for every motorist trapped on Attiki Odos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2-000-euros-for-every-motorist-trapped-on-attiki-odos

Attiki Odos SA, the company managing the Greek capital’s biggest ring road, has said that it will be compensating thousands of toll-paying motorists who became trapped on the highway in their cars and trucks during Monday’s blizzard....

19. Flights halted and cars banned as snow silences Istanbul

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flights-halted-and-cars-banned-as-snow-silences-istanbul

Flights were suspended for a second day at Istanbul Airport and private vehicles were barred from city streets on Tuesday, as heavy snowfall snarled traffic and left people stranded in Turkey's biggest city and across the country....

20. Snow wreaks havoc on Athens roads

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/snow-wreaks-havoc-on-athens-roads

Some 5,000 motorists spent hours trapped in their cars in freezing temperatures on the Greek capital’s Attiki Odos highway on Monday and dozens were still trapped through Tuesday morning...

21. Severe weather brings snow to Athens, Greek islands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/severe-weather-brings-snow-to-athens-greek-islands

A severe weather front has hit Greece, with below-freezing temperatures and snowfall in many parts of the country, including the capital Athens and many Aegean islands....

22. Police found criminally prosecutable in Ajax probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probe-finds-police-criminally-prosecutable-in-ajax-case

An independent probe into alleged police brutality earlier this year, when a water cannon truck took part in shutting down a demonstration, has recommended both criminal and disciplinary proceedings against officers...

23. Fuel crisis deepens in the UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fuel-crisis-deepens-in-the-uk

The Association of Oil Retailers warned on Sunday night that now 50% to 85% of service stations in the UK (excluding motorways and supermarkets) have run out of fuel....

24. UK citizens rush to fill up amid shortages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-citizens-rush-to-fill-up-amid-shortages

The British government on Thursday night urged citizens not to panic over the closure of dozens of gas stations across the country, which was due to the significant shortage of drivers of tankers, trucks and other heavy goods vehicles....

25. Police hunt for supplier in cigarette racket

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-hunt-for-supplier-in-cigarette-smuggling-racket

Cyprus police are making headway in the fight against the sale of illegal tobacco, with officials hoping a man's dramatic arrest over the weekend could help catch bigger fish and rein in the sale of untaxed cigarettes...

26. Man killed after car collides with road rescue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-killed-after-car-collides-with-road-rescue

Police are investigating a road fatality in Limassol after a rescue vehicle collided with a sedan, driven by an elderly man who was fatally injured...

27. Truck driver dies in highway night accident

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

A truck driver was killed in a highway accident in Larnaca on Wednesday when his vehicle veered off the road and hit a road sign, with police calling on the public to come forward if they have any information about the incident...

28. Protesters accuse cops of police brutality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-accuse-cops-of-police-brutality

A probe into alleged police brutality has been launched after law enforcement officials were criticized over a heavy-handed response to a peaceful protest against corruption in downtown Nicosia on Saturday...

29. Penalties for traffic violations to spike on Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/penalties-for-road-violations-to-spike-on-thursday

On Thursday, legislation enforcing new and higher penalties for traffic violations in a bid to curb road accidents and deaths come into effect, with fines to increase for a range of violations including not wearing a seatbelt or helmet, using a mobile phone, parking in a spot reserved for disabled persons, among other things....

30. Trucker who drove with feet goes to jail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trucker-who-drove-with-feet-jailed

A trucker who livestreamed a video showing him driving with his feet was handed down a prison sentence by a Larnaca district judge on Thursday...

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