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1. Gaps in scooter legislation spark safety concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gaps-in-scooter-legislation-spark-safety-concerns

In the aftermath of a recent accident involving a journalist and an electric scooter, safety concerns regarding these vehicles are under scrutiny....

2. Few coal plants to survive stricter US regulations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-predict-few-coal-plants-to-survive-stricter-us-regulations

New climate rules imposed by Joe Biden’s administration requiring huge cuts in carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants will accelerate the decline of an industry that until recently provided most of America’s power, experts say, potentially even dealing a death blow to coal in the US....

3. Police dismantle pro-Palestinian encampment at UCLA amid tense standoff

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-dismantle-pro-palestinian-encampment-at-ucla-amid-tense-standoff

Police at UCLA moved in on Thursday morning to dismantle the pro-Palestinian encampment, resulting in numerous arrests and the dispersal of most protesters. The operation followed UCLA's declaration of the camp as "unlawful" and escalated after a violent attack on the camp earlier in the week....

4. Increased police presence on Cyprus roads for Easter traffic surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/increased-police-presence-on-cyprus-roads-for-easter-traffic-surge

Cyprus Police have announced increased road safety measures for the upcoming Easter and Resurrection holiday period, as is customary every year....

5. British jets intercept Iranian drones in defense of Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-jets-intercept-iranian-drones-in-defense-of-israel

The Typhoon FGR4 fighter jets, launched from the Akrotiri base in Cyprus, are believed to have participated in the UK's involvement in defending Israel against an Iranian attack on Saturday night. ...

6. Taiwan hit by 7.4 magnitude earthquake, strongest in 25 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/taiwan-hit-by-7-4-magnitude-earthquake-strongest-in-25-years

Taiwan experienced its most powerful earthquake in a quarter century, disrupting the morning rush hour and claiming four lives....

7. Traffic cams are keeping roads safe and holding offenders accountable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/traffic-cams-are-keeping-roads-safe-and-holding-offenders-accountable

As many of us are aware, traffic cameras have been strategically placed around the island to deal with the serious problem of accidents on the roads....

8. Fatal car accident claims life of 25-year-old in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fatal-car-accident-claims-life-of-25-year-old-in-larnaca

In a tragic road collision that occurred around 8 p.m. last night in Larnaca, 25-year-old Marios Roditis, a resident of Larnaca, lost his life. ...

9. Cyprus police report over 320,000 traffic violations in 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-report-over-320-000-traffic-violations-in-2023

The number of traffic violations for 2023 has surpassed 320,000, according to Police data in Greece. Speaking on the morning show Alpha Kalimera, Police Spokesman Christos Andreou revealed that for December alone...

10. 33 fatal accidents before year's end, Cyprus police on high alert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/33-fatal-accidents-before-year-s-end-cyprus-police-on-high-alert

To date this year, six days before January 1, 2024, 33 people have lost their lives in 31 fatal accidents, Police Communications Officer, Eleni Constantinou, told CNA on Wednesday, noting that the Police are on high alert these days to prevent fatal and serious accidents....

11. Committee debates cutting traffic violation fines in half

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/committee-debates-cutting-traffic-violation-fines-in-half

The Parliamentary Committee on Transport convened today to deliberate on the potential reduction of extrajudicial fines for traffic light violations. ...

12. DIPA to slash red light ticket costs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dipa-to-slash-red-light-ticket-costs

For what is provided in the bill submitted before the Transport Committee of the House of Representatives to adjust the prices of fines from the fixed cameras, spoke to 'K,' the MP of DIPA, Marinos Mousiuttas....

13. Hamas to broadcast executions of Israeli hostages online

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-hamas-to-broadcast-executions-of-israeli-hostages-online

Hamas militants have vowed to broadcast their executions of Israeli hostages on the internet. Recent history shows there's virtually nothing tech companies can do to prevent that from happening....

14. 241,695 in speeding and multitasking violations behind the wheel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/241-695-violations-in-speeding-and-multitasking-behind-the-wheel

Traffic Police cameras have logged a staggering 241,695 offenses since the implementation of the photo-recording system, spanning from January 1, 2022, to August 30, 2023....

15. Cyprus celebrates 63rd independence anniversary with impressive military parade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-celebrates-63rd-independence-anniversary-with-impressive-military-parade

Cyprus marked its 63rd independence anniversary with a grand military parade that showcased the unwavering commitment of the National Guard to ensure the nation's security....

16. Schools vulnerable to ransomware

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-vulnerable-to-ransomware

The confidential documents stolen from schools and dumped online by ransomware gangs are raw, intimate, and graphic. They describe student sexual assaults, psychiatric hospitalizations, abusive parents, truancy — even suicide attempts....

17. Woman jailed after proclaiming innocence in biker’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-jailed-after-proclaiming-innocence-in-biker-s-death

An elderly woman has been ordered to spend over one year in prison for the death of an army airplane engineer, whose motorcycle collided with a car driven by the defendant who maintained her innocence throughout the trial...

18. More than 1,500 fines handed out to e-scooter drivers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-1-500-fines-handed-out-to-e-scooter-drivers

Since the implementation of the Personal Mobility Devices Legislation on September 1, 2022, the police have issued more than 1,500 extrajudicial fines to e-scooter drivers....

19. Almost 108,000 drivers exceed speed limits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/almost-108-000-drivers-exceed-speed-limits

Since the official implementation of the photo certification system on January 1, 2022, a staggering total of 132,982 out-of-court complaints have been filed....

20. Explosion rocks referee building in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/explosion-rocks-referee-building-in-cyprus

A bomb exploded outside the building of the Cyprus Referees Association in Nicosia on Thursday, with the incident taking hours after a late night meeting as well as amid allegations of match fixing on the island...

21. 14-year-old kills 8 classmates and security guard in Belgrade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/14-year-old-kills-8-classmates-and-security-guard-in-belgrade

A 14-year-old boy opened fire in his Belgrade classroom on Wednesday morning, shooting dead eight fellow pupils and a security guard in a pre-planned attack and wounding seven others, Serbian officials said....

22. 43% of motorcyclists who died in Cyprus in 2021 did not wear a helmet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/43-of-motorcyclists-who-died-in-cyprus-in-2021-did-not-wear-a-helmet

According to a recent report by the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC), 43% of motorcyclists and moped users who died in road accidents in 2021 did not wear a helmet. ...

23. Questions emerge in delivery driver deadly crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/questions-emerge-in-delivery-driver-road-fatality

New information and some unknowns have emerged in Thursday’s deadly collision in downtown Nicosia, where a delivery driver from Bangladesh was killed when his path was blocked by a turning vehicle...

24. Miracle rescues continue in quake-stricken Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/miracle-rescues-continue-in-quake-stricken-turkey

Rescuers have pulled a seven-month-old baby from the rubble of a building in Hatay, southern Turkey, 139 hours after Monday's deadly earthquake...

25. Clock ticking as rescuers dig through rubble

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clock-ticking-as-rescuers-dig-through-rubble

Rescuers raced against time early Wednesday to pull survivors from the rubble before they succumbed to cold weather two days after an earthquake tore through southern Turkey and war-ravaged northern Syria. The death toll climbed above 7,700 and was expected to rise further...

26. Critics say Cyprus' helmet law is a backward step

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critics-say-helmet-law-in-cyprus-is-a-backward-step

Bicycle advocates say a new law in Cyprus that requires cyclists to wear helmets on the road is not the right answer, arguing an austere approach does not make things safer but could result to other problems including unintended consequences...

27. Bicycle helmets now mandatory

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bicycle-helmets-now-mandatory

The regulation that establishes the requirement for the use of protective helmets in accordance with the Law states that as of today, February 1, cyclists and cyclist passengers must wear protective helmets at all times....

28. Athienou rep draws line over buffer zone barbwire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athienou-draws-line-over-buffer-zone-barbwire

A recent renovation of a Greek Cypriot police station near the buffer zone came with promises of additional staff and better monitoring of the area, but leaders of the local community have second thoughts over a controversial barb wire...

29. Limassol biker dies violent death on scenic route

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-biker-dies-violent-death-on-scenic-route

A biker in rural Limassol lost his life on Saturday when his motorcycle veered off the road and ended up in a field where it crashed violently into a tree...

30. Wolt responds to their delivery personnel strike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/wolt-responds-to-their-delivery-personnel-strike

In recent hours, images of delivery people from a particular digital platform participating in a protest march have circulated online, raising questions about the organizational structure for delivery persons in the restaurant and digital product distribution industries. In this instance, it is Wolt employees. Akis Stamoulis, the company's communications manager, responded to "K's" specific questions....

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