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1. Frederick University is once again the best performing University in Cyprus in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/frederick-university-is-once-again-the-best-performing-university-in-cyprus-in-the-times-higher-education-impact-rankings

With a total of 2,152 institutions from all over the world participating in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2024, Frederick University has been placed among the top 201-300 universities for the second consecutive year....

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. Pournara: From 3145 to 245 migrants in two years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pournara-from-3145-to-245-migrants-in-two-years

The influx of irregular migrants into Cyprus has markedly declined following stringent government measures. Illustrative of this trend is the Pournara accommodation center, ...

4. Outdoor work from 11am to 5pm prohibited

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/outdoor-work-from-11am-to-5pm-prohibited

Both heavy and moderate work outdoors is prohibited between 11am and 5pm on Friday, according to the Labour Inspections Department, due to a red warning for extremely high temperature....

5. President appoints Dr. Nicholas A. Ioannidis as Deputy Minister of Immigration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-appoints-dr-nicholas-a-ioannidis-as-deputy-minister-of-immigration

President Nikos Christodoulides has appointed Dr. Nicholas A. Ioannidis as Deputy Minister of Immigration and International Protection, utilizing his constitutional powers. ...

6. Schools to close early on Friday due to heatwave

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-to-close-early-on-friday-due-to-heatwave

Education Minister Athina Michaelidou defended the government's decision to suspend classes early on Friday due to soaring temperatures, calling it a balanced approach despite inevitable discontent....

7. UNHCR concerns over asylum-seekers trapped in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-concerns-over-asylum-seekers-trapped-in-buffer-zone

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has raised alarms over the safety and well-being of 31 asylum-seekers, including seven children, who are reportedly stranded in the UN Buffer Zone in Cyprus....

8. CBC chief warns: Tax on big profits could hurt economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cbc-chief-warns-tax-on-big-profits-could-hurt-economy

The new Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC), Christodoulos Patsalides, expressed opposition to a windfall profits tax, which is a tax imposed by governments on companies that have experienced unexpectedly large profits,...

9. Epic customer service: 136 wins Best Contact Centre plus 5 more awards

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/epic-customer-service-136-wins-best-contact-centre-plus-5-more-awards

Epic introduced to the Cyprus market a unique combination of two powerful elements: a great network with great value. ...

10. EU to impose up to 25% tax on imported Chinese EVs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/eu-to-impose-up-to-25-tax-on-imported-chinese-evs

The European Commission is set to notify car makers on Wednesday that it will provisionally apply additional duties of up to 25% on imported Chinese electric vehicles (EVs) starting next month, according to the Financial Times, citing sources familiar with the matter....

11. Wildfire ignites resident anger and blame game

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wildfire-ignites-resident-anger-and-blame-game

Residents' anger simmered over delayed aircraft response during Tuesday's fire outbreak in the Polemio-Psathi area, coupled with authorities' failure to curb illegal dumping, which likely sparked the blaze...

12. Raging wildfire forces evacuations from villages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/raging-wildfire-forces-evacuations-from-villages

Firefighting efforts in the Paphos district are reaching superhuman levels as authorities battle a massive blaze that erupted on Tuesday, June 11, in the community of Yiolou. According to the latest updates, the Police have called on more personnel to assist in combating the fire....

13. President Christodoulides attends Gaza humanitarian conference

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-christodoulides-attends-gaza-humanitarian-conference

President Nikos Christodoulides is attending today an international Conference on the Humanitarian Response on Gaza, taking place at the Dead Sea in Jordan....

14. European Parliament elections see rightward shift

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-parliament-elections-see-rightward-shift

Voters across Europe cast their ballots on Sunday in the European Parliament elections, likely shifting the assembly to the right and increasing the number of euroskeptic nationalists. ...

15. Cyprus faces obstacles in efforts to repatriate Syrian refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-obstacles-in-efforts-to-repatriate-syrian-refugees

According to a report by Pavlos Xanthoulis in Kathimerini's Sunday printed edition, Nicosia's efforts to designate certain areas of Syria as "safe" for the purpose of facilitating the return of Syrian refugees have encountered significant political, legal, and humanitarian obstacles....

16. Heatwave forces classes outdoors due to lack of air conditioning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heatwave-forces-classes-outdoors-due-to-lack-of-air-conditioning

As Cyprus endures a sweltering heatwave with temperatures reaching 45 degrees Celsius, public school teachers have been forced to hold classes outdoors due to the lack of air conditioning. The extreme heat has rendered classrooms unbearable, prompting educators to seek any available shade....

17. Delivery services halted for 4 hours in extreme heat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/delivery-services-halted-for-4-hours-in-extreme-heat

In response to an orange warning for extremely high temperatures, the Department of Labor Inspection (tee) of the Ministry of Labor and Social Insurance has mandated a halt to all outdoor heavy and moderate work between 12:00 and 16:00....

18. Cyprus sends trained detection dogs to Paris Olympics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sends-trained-detection-dogs-to-paris-olympics

Two detection dogs of the Cyprus Police together with their trainers will travel to Paris beginning of July to contribute to the counter-terrorism security measures taken by the French authorities during the upcoming Olympic Games in Paris. ...

19. Cyprus inflation could offset ECB rate cut benefits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-inflation-could-offset-ecb-rate-cut-benefits

The European Central Bank (ECB) cut its three key interest rates by 25 basis points on Thursday, marking the first reduction after nearly two years of increases or stasis. ...

20. Work halted from 12pm - 4pm due to heatwave

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/work-halted-from-12pm-4pm-due-to-heatwave

The Labor Department is taking precautions to protect workers from the intense heat. Due to soaring temperatures, an official warning has been issued, advising that all heavy and moderate outdoor work be suspended on Thursday from 12:00 to 16:00 local time....

21. Israeli settler defies US sanctions, gains community aid to access frozen funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-settler-defies-us-sanctions-gains-community-aid-to-access-frozen-funds

For weeks after being sanctioned by the United States, Yinon Levi struggled to pay the bills, living at his farming outpost atop a hill in the occupied West Bank. But the Israeli settler’s problems didn’t last....

22. Heatwave leads to fainting and nosebleeds in schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heatwave-leads-to-faintings-and-nosebleeds-in-schools

Incidents of children experiencing dizziness and nosebleeds due to high temperatures have been reported in schools, according to POED President Myria Vassiliou....

23. How inheriting property can cause headaches

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/how-inheriting-property-can-cause-headaches

Everything usually starts with pure intentions: ''We have two children, so we pass on half a share to each of them to avoid offending anyone, and then let them do what they want.''...

24. Gunfire at US embassy in Lebanon, gunman hurt

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gunfire-at-us-embassy-in-lebanon-gunman-hurt

Gunfire erupted at the U.S. embassy in Lebanon on Wednesday, resulting in an exchange of fire between a gunman and the country's army, leaving the assailant wounded. ...

25. Best whisky in the world? Hold my glass!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/best-whisky-in-the-world-hold-my-glass

''Glengoyne is the best whisky in the world,'' Arthur declared with the kind of confidence that made me think he might be onto something. ''We have the slowest stills in Scotland.''...

26. Mario Nava advocates bicommunal energy project in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mario-nava-advocates-bicommunal-energy-project-in-cyprus

A bicommunal photovoltaic power plant would increase cooperation in the energy field and build trust, Mario Nava, the Director-General of the European......

27. Profits soared in Cyprus banking sector in 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/profits-soared-in-cyprus-banking-sector-in-2023

The Cyprus banking sector experienced a significant surge in profitability by the end of 2023, as indicated by key financial indicators from the Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC)....

28. Elections 2024: When, where, and how it all happens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elections-2024-when-where-and-how-it-all-happens

Preparations for the June 9 elections in Cyprus are nearing completion, according to Menelaos Vassiliou, Head of the Electoral Service. Vassiliou assured that all necessary procedures are in the final stages and everything will be ready for a smooth election day....

29. Forest fires ravage Cyprus, authorities issue red alert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/forest-fires-ravage-cyprus-authorities-issue-red-alert

A series of wildfires have engulfed parts of Cyprus, prompting urgent response efforts from firefighting teams....

30. Anastasiades’ secret talks with Turkey revealed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/anastasiades-secret-talks-with-turkey-revealed

In a paradoxical twist, Crans Montana resurfaced in the news a few days ago, with multiple sources and testimonies suggesting......

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