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15 July, 2024
 

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1. Execution-style murder of civil engineer linked to Mykonos activities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/execution-style-murder-of-civil-engineer-linked-to-mykonos-activities

Police are intensifying their investigation into the murder of 54-year-old civil engineer Panagiotis Stathis, who was fatally shot on Tuesday morning outside his company's offices in Psychiko, a northern suburb of Athens....

2. Turkey warns Greece and Cyprus to avoid Middle East conflicts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-warns-greece-and-cyprus-to-avoid-middle-east-conflicts

Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan issued a stern warning to Greece and Cyprus, advising them to stay away from Middle Eastern conflicts. Speaking on the Turkish channel Haburturk, Fidan declared, "Stay away from the Middle East, or the fire will come and find you."...

3. Assange leaves UK for Australia after years of hiding, in US plea deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/assange-leaves-uk-for-australia-after-years-of-hiding-in-us-plea-deal

After a years-long legal saga, Wikileaks says that founder Julian Assange has left the UK after reaching a deal with US authorities that will see him plead guilty to criminal charges and go free....

4. Cyprus and Greece strengthen maritime ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-and-greece-strengthen-maritime-ties

The Greek Minister of Maritime Affairs and the Islands, Mr. Christos Stylianides, and Shipping Deputy Minister, Mrs. Marina Hadjimanolis, met with delegations from their respective ministries in Limassol to discuss bilateral maritime issues....

5. Little penguins dwindle to 120 amid port development threats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/little-penguins-dwindle-to-120-amid-port-development-threats

A once-thriving population of little penguins on a tourist island off Perth’s coast has plummeted to no more than 120 birds, with plans to build a container port in nearby foraging grounds further threatening the survival of the colony....

6. Your perfect Easter getaway: Atlantica Hotels & Resorts invites you

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/your-perfect-easter-getaway-atlantica-hotels-resorts-invites-you

If you're considering where to spend your Easter holidays, the hotels of Atlantica Hotels & Resorts group are the ideal destination....

7. Four Seasons yacht plans 130 port visits in 30 countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-seasons-yachts-plans-130-port-visits-in-30-countries

In the bustling cruise market, Four Seasons Yachts has made a splash, unveiling its inaugural vessel flaunting 95 opulent suites and set to embark on its maiden voyage come January 2026....

8. Olympic flame ignited in Ancient Olympia for Paris 2024 Games

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/olympic-flame-ignited-in-ancient-olympia-for-paris-2024-games

The anticipation for the Paris 2024 Olympics reached a crescendo on Monday as the Olympic flame was lit in a captivating dress rehearsal in ancient Olympia. ...

9. The CIA's secret plans for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cia

The CIA was drafting scenarios for the geographic separation of Greeks and Turks in Cyprus as early as 1964. These plans, ranging from relocating Turkish Cypriots to Turkey to exchanges of populations and territories with Greece...

10. Turkey condemns Greece's maritime strategy in Aegean dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-condemns-greece-s-maritime-strategy-in-aegean-dispute

Turkey is once again stirring up controversy over Greek sovereignty of the Aegean islands, this time in response to Athens' plans to establish two marine parks in the Aegean and Ionian seas....

11. Rhodes island initiates special visa for Turkish tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rhodes-island-initiates-special-visa-for-turkish-tourists

Officials on the Greek island of Rhodes opened a new vacation visa terminal for Turkish visitors Monday as part of a diplomatic effort to ease long-standing tensions between the two countries. ...

12. Cyprus invests €3.2M in 50 green kiosks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-invests-€3-2m-in-50-green-kiosks

Today, Cyprus marked a significant step forward in its environmental efforts with the signing of a contract for the supply and installation of 50 prefabricated Green Kiosks across its mountainous and remote regions. ...

13. Farewell to speed bumps, hello to 'cushions'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farewell-to-speed-bumps-hello-to-cushions

The removal of road humps continues across Cyprus, with authorities considering the installation of "cushions" (commonly used abroad) and islands instead of cameras at points where measures for road safety are needed....

14. Could Scottish Highlands outlast London in a zombie apocalypse?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/could-scottish-highlands-outlast-london-in-a-zombie-apocalypse

A recent study examining the UK's readiness for apocalyptic scenarios unveils some surprising findings. While the prospect of World War III looms, researchers also delved into the likelihood of surviving a zombie outbreak....

15. EU mulls tax breaks for islands nations on aviation fuel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-mulls-tax-breaks-for-islands-nations-on-aviation-fuel

European Union nations are in talks to grant exemptions for a proposed EU-wide tax on aviation fuel, particularly favoring islands. A draft document from Belgium,...

16. Is dining out turning luxurious?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/is-dining-out-turning-luxurious

It's no secret that our favorite cafes and fast-food joints are becoming increasingly expensive, leaving a bitter taste in the mouths of consumers. The recent surge in prices, fueled by the relentless march of inflation, is reshaping our spending habits and challenging our wallets....

17. Iranian navy confirms seizure of Greek-owned tanker in Gulf of Oman

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-iranian-navy-confirms-seizure-of-greek-owned-tanker-in-gulf-of-oman

Iran's navy has claimed responsibility for the seizure of the Marshall Islands-flagged tanker St Nikolas in the Gulf of Oman, as reported by Iranian media. ...

18. Greek tanker hijacked in Persian Gulf, heads towards Iranian port

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-tanker-hijacked-in-persian-gulf-heads-towards-iranian-port

In a concerning development, shipping sources and the British Maritime Safety and Security Office (UKMTO) report the hijacking of a ship of Greek interests in the Persian Gulf, ...

19. Mitsotakis unveils stance on same-sex marriage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-unveils-stance-on-same-sex-marriage

He opened his cards on the issue of same-sex marriage, which has caused a lot of discussion, yesterday the Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis......

20. Persianis reveals limited cooperation with Finance Ministry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/persianis-reveals-limited-cooperation-with-finance-ministry

For the limited cooperation with the Ministry of Finance, for the wrong interpretation of the research with a political prism and for the fiscal risks, the President of the Fiscal Council of Cyprus......

21. Watch reflection alerts rescuers to solo sailor in peril

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/watch-reflection-alerts-rescuers-to-solo-sailor-in-peril

In a riveting tale of resilience and heroism, an unnamed man's solo fishing trip off the coast of New Zealand turned into a life-threatening ordeal....

22. Greek islands open up for Turkish travelers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-islands-open-up-for-turkish-travelers

Watching their faces and listening to the statements of Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Recep Tayyip Erdogan after their meeting on Thursday, one could ask what all the tension of the past few years was about....

23. Erdogan and Mitsotakis sign Landmark Friendship Declaration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-and-mitsotakis-sign-landmark-friendship-declaration

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's arrival in Athens signals a pivotal moment in the longstanding tension between Greece and Turkey....

24. Heavy snow triggers major incident and icy chaos in the UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heavy-snow-triggers-major-incident-and-icy-chaos-in-the-uk

In a wintry turn of events, the UK experiences an Alpine transformation as heavy snow blankets Cumbria, leading to abandoned cars and a declared major incident by local police....

25. Renewable energy hits 17.2%, eyes soaring heights in 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/renewable-energy-hits-17-2-eyes-soaring-heights-in-2023

The share of energy consumption from renewable energy resources (RES) in 2022 has reached 17.2% in Cyprus and is expected to increase further in 2023 and in the following years, according to the annual report of the Cyprus Energy Regulatory Authority (CERA) for 2022 presented on Wednesday to the President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides....

26. Tilos: The little island that could!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/tilos-the-little-island-that-could

In a recent interview with Dr. George Pechlivanoglou, the mastermind behind Tilos Island's groundbreaking energy initiative, we unveil a serious but exciting endeavor that's putting this petite Greek island on the map for sustainability....

27. Abramovich tied to Putin's 'wallets' in Cyprus scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abramovich-tied-to-putin-s-wallets-in-cyprus-scandal

The fallout from the "Cyprus Confidential" probe implicating Cyprus in dealings with Russian oligarchs continues to send shockwaves. Leaked documents obtained by the BBC expose a money trail connecting oligarch Roman Abramovich to individuals referred to as President Vladimir Putin's 'wallets.'...

28. Life expectancy in Cyprus drops to 81.3 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/life-expectancy-in-cyprus-drops-to-81-3-years

Data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the European Union, reveals that life expectancy in Cyprus has declined to 81.3 years....

29. Poles and Greeks: Europe's thriftiest tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/poles-and-greeks-europe-s-thriftiest-tourists

Poles are the most tight-fisted tourists in Europe, spending around €185 per person in other countries while visiting for tourism purposes, totalling up to €7.2 billion in 2022....

30. Kasselakis arrives in Cyprus, talks on Cyprus problem await

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kasselakis-arrives-in-cyprus-talks-on-cyprus-problem-await

Stefanos Kasselakis, the newly elected president of the SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance, expressed his support for restarting talks on the Cyprus issue from where they left off in Crans Montana during an interview with the Cyprus News Agency....

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