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13 July, 2024
 

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1. Visually impaired paralympian blocked from competing due to UK guide dog policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/visually-impaired-paralympian-blocked-from-competing-due-to-uk-guide-dog-policy

A Paralympic swimmer set to compete in this summer’s Games says his career is at risk after post-Brexit policy changes barred him from flying in and out of the UK with his guide dog....

2. US and UK universities slip in global rankings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-and-uk-universities-slip-in-global-rankings

MIT continues to dominate the QS World University Rankings for the 13th year in a row. The latest rankings, which measure both job prospects and sustainability, show Imperial College London jumping to the second spot. ...

3. Four U.S. university staff stabbed in China park (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-u-s-university-staff-stabbed-in-china-park

Four staff members from a U.S. university were stabbed in Beishan Park in northeast China, officials said Monday....

4. The hotspots where Cypriots are headed to this Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-hotspots-where-cypriots-are-headed-to-this-easter

The Easter festive period can actually be described as the vanguard of the summer holidays for Cypriots who choose to holiday outside Cyprus. ...

5. Cold spell expected to hit Greece by Saturday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cold-spell-expected-to-hit-greece-by-saturday

With low temperatures on Wednesday, a new cold spell will peak on Saturday without many extreme phenomena, according to meteorologists. ...

6. 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....

7. Refugees block departure of ferry in Rhodes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-block-departure-of-ferry-in-rhodes

Around 400 migrants and refugees staged a protest at the port of Rhodes on Sunday, creating a significant disruption in the area. ...

8. Netanyahu's warning and energy implications

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netanyahu-s-warning-and-energy-implications

In a stern warning, Israel's Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has cast a shadow of uncertainty over the future of the Middle East....

9. Electricity link connects Israel, Cyprus, Crete, and Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/electricity-link-connects-israel-cyprus-crete-and-greece

In a significant development for the energy sector, George Papanastasiou, the Minister of Energy, Trade, and Industry, expressed his warm welcome for the forthcoming implementation of the electricity interconnection project connecting Israel, Cyprus, Crete, and mainland Greece....

10. Minister demands urgent action on migrant smuggling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-demands-urgent-action-on-migrant-smuggling

Migrant smuggling is a global concern that demands our immediate attention, Minister of Justice and Public Order Anna Koukkides Procopiou said on Tuesday, adding that a country deeply affected by this phenomenon, is Cyprus....

11. China's 103 military planes target Taiwan in a day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-s-103-military-planes-target-taiwan-in-a-day

China’s military sent 103 warplanes toward Taiwan in a 24-hour period in what the island’s defense ministry called a recent new high....

12. UK air traffic system issue causes ongoing turbulence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-air-traffic-system-issue-causes-ongoing-turbulence

Disruption to air travel continued into Tuesday after the UK's air traffic control systems suffered a "technical fault" on Monday morning....

13. Wildfires ignite political backlash amidst growing anger

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-wildfires

As thick black smoke filled the Athenian sky and blazes consumed homes in the suburbs, a political firestorm broke out among Greek politicians Wednesday....

14. Japan to release treated radioactive water from Fukushima plant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/japan-to-release-treated-radioactive-water-from-fukushima-plant

After months of controversy and anticipation, Japan is set to begin releasing treated radioactive wastewater from its Fukushima nuclear plant later this week despite fierce objections from some countries....

15. Energy gamble or gain? Cyprus' big plans under scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/energy-gamble-or-gain-cyprus-big-plans-under-scrutiny

The reluctance of the European Investment Bank (EIB) to financially support a part of the project, such as the Israel-Cyprus-Greece electric cable, should strongly concern Cyprus regarding its energy plans. ...

16. Greece's wildfire crisis: Severity and root cause

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-wildfire-crisis-severity-and-root-cause

Roaring fires have ripped through Greece, belching thick clouds of choking smoke and forcing tens of thousands of people to flee....

17. Armed forces' drones to monitor fires in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/armed-forces-drones-to-monitor-fires-in-greece

A modern "tool" with impressive surveillance capabilities is available to the Unified Coordination Center of Operations and Crisis Management of the Civil Protection in the "battle" against wildfires....

18. International aid rushed to support Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/international-aid-rushed-to-support-greece

Wildfires burned for a third day west of the Greek capital Athens on Wednesday, destroying forests and homes and spurring evacuations, as authorities braced for a new heatwave that was likely to further stoke tinderbox conditions across the country....

19. Spain harnesses renewable energy to fuel the entire country's needs for 9 hours straight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spain-harnesses-renewable-energy-to-fuel-the-entire-country-s-needs-for-9-hours-straight

Spain is among a handful of countries leading the world in the push toward renewable energy. And last week it reached a new milestone....

20. Italy declares state of emergency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/italy-declares-state-of-emergency

To deal with the recent influx of migrants arriving on the southern shores of Italy, the country's right-wing government has announced a six-month nationwide state of emergency....

21. Easter holiday boosts air travel in Cyprus by 26%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/easter-holiday-boosts-air-travel-in-cyprus-by-26

April will kick off the summer tourist season with satisfactory arrivals and hotel occupancies for the Easter period. Since last week, demand for travel has started to rise from foreign tourists, ...

22. North buys car ferry in new trade-tourism bid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-buys-car-ferry-in-new-trade-tourism-bid

Turkish Cypriots have reportedly bought a Ro-Ro ship that will sail between the island’s northern coast and southern Turkey, as new avenues are being sought to boost tourism and transport...

23. Greek PM says 'we will not go to war with Turkey’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-says-we-will-not-go-to-war-with-turkey

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said Thursday he still believes it is possible to resolve his country’s differences with Turkey by speaking with Turkey’s president, and stressed that the two neighbors will not go to war...

24. Russia puts Greece on notice over Cyprus’ S-300 missiles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-puts-greece-on-notice-over-cyprus-s-300-missiles

Moscow is warning Athens that a potential transfer of Cyprus’ Russian-made S-300 missile defense system from Greece to Ukraine would be 'a blatantly aggressive move against Russia'...

25. Migrant makes history by paragliding into the EU (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-makes-history-by-paragliding-into-the-eu-video

This is the moment a migrant makes history by becoming the first documented person to paraglide across Spain’s southern border with Morocco and make it onto European soil....

26. How Turkey's 'Blue Homeland' doctrine came to be

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-how-turkey-s-blue-homeland-doctrine-came-to-be

Fresh fuel was thrown onto the already volatile Greek-Turkish relationship in 2019 in the form of a map that was made public in a photograph that had Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan standing in front of it....

27. Ending Cyprus' energy isolation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ending-cyprus-energy-isolation

After the discovery of energy resources in the Cypriot EEZ, the start of construction of the Cyprus-Crete electricity cable can be considered a high point in Cyprus' energy affairs. For the first time in its history, the Republic of Cyprus will join Europe's energy system, with all that entails for the country's security....

28. Nouris: EU should sanction countries that instrumentalize migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-eu-should-sanction-countries-that-instrumentalize-migration

The EU should have concrete sanctions in place when there is proof that migrants are being instrumentalized, as in the case of Cyprus, Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said....

29. US lifts embargo on Cyprus but with Russian caveat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-lifts-embargo-on-cyprus-but-with-russian-caveat

Washington says it will go all the way in lifting an arms embargo on the Republic of Cyprus starting next month, but defense trade restrictions could be reapplied at any time if Nicosia fails to implement certain steps against Russia...

30. Erdogan insists Greece’s S-300 locked on Turkish plane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-insists-greece-s-s-300-locked-on-turkish-plane

The theory that Greece’s Cypriot-bought Russian-made S-300 could be heading for Ukraine got some attention this week, after Ankara insisted that Athens used the previously-forgotten missile system to lock on a Turkish plane over the weekend, a claim Greek officials deny...

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