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1. Cape Aspro and Petra tou Romiou proposed for UNESCO listing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cape-aspro-and-petra-tou-romiou-proposed-for-unesco-listing

Cyprus’ Environment Commissioner, Antonia Theodosiou, suggested a joint effort by the communities of Pissouri and Kouklia, for the inclusion of the wider area between the two communities......

2. Massive landslide buries 2,000 in Papua New Guinea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-landslide-buries-2-000-in-papua-new-guinea

More than 2,000 people were buried alive by a massive landslide in Papua New Guinea last week, the national disaster centre said on Monday, as treacherous terrain and the difficulty of getting aid to the site raises the risk few survivors will be found....

3. Cyprus pledges to plant 100,000 trees annually to combat climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-pledges-to-plant-100-000-trees-annually-to-combat-climate-change

The Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development, and Environment has introduced a series of ambitious green initiatives......

4. April 2024 sees decline in construction costs by 1.57%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/april-2024-sees-decline-in-construction-costs-by-1-57

The Construction Materials Price Index in Cyprus decreased by 1.57% in April 2024 compared to the same month in the previous year, according to the Statistical Service of Cyprus....

5. China's leader targets Hungary, Serbia for investments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-s-leader-targets-hungary-serbia-for-investments

Chinese leader Xi Jinping will spend most of his five-day tour in Europe this week in two small countries in the continent’s eastern half, a region that Beijing has used as a foothold for its expanding economic ambitions in Europe....

6. 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....

7. Fireworks banned amid wildfire concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/fireworks-banned-amid-wildfire-concerns

In light of recent fire outbreaks in the village of Kouklion, located in Cyprus' Paphos district, the Mines and Quarries Service, a department under the Ministry of Agriculture,...

8. Cyprus faces early wildfire scare amid resource shortage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-early-wildfire-scare-amid-resource-shortage

According to Kathimerini reporter Ioanna Kyriakou, this April has brought a sense of deja vu to Cyprus, reminiscent of June and early summer. A massive fire erupted on Wednesday morning in the Parekklisia state forest in Limassol district,...

9. Athens blanketed in Sahara dust, city bathed in orange glow

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-blanketed-in-sahara-dust-city-bathed-in-orange-glow

Clouds of dust from the Sahara covered Athens and other Greek cities on Tuesday, one of the worst such episodes to hit the country since 2018, officials said....

10. 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...

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' industrial output soars with 4.2% surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-industrial-output-soars-with-4-2-surge

Cyprus’ Industrial Production Index surged to 99.5 units (base year 2021=100), marking an annual increase of 4.2% compared to the same period in 2023, according to data released on Thursday by the Statistical Service of Cyprus. ...

13. Halloumi and pharma propel exports to €2.35 billion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/halloumi-and-pharma-propel-exports-to-€2-35-billion

Cyprus' main exports for 2023 included mineral fuels and oil, halloumi and pharmaceutical products, according to the Cyprus Statistical Service (CyStat). ...

14. Cyprus construction costs fall 2.23% in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-construction-costs-fall-2-23-in-2024

Price Index of Construction Materials in Cyprus recorded an annual decline of 2.23% in the first two months of 2024, reflecting the de-escalation path......

15. Cyprus and Egypt forge energy partnership amidst gas discoveries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-egypt-forge-energy-partnership-amidst-gas-discoveries

Minister of Energy, Trade, and Industry, George Papanastasiou, recently engaged in crucial talks with Egyptian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla, exploring avenues to strengthen energy cooperation between the two nations....

16. Ancient 'zombie viruses' stir beneath melting permafrost

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ancient-zombie-viruses-stir-beneath-melting-permafrost

In a chilling revelation, scientists have unearthed a concerning array of ancient pathogens from beneath the permafrost in Siberia, indicating a potential threat of a bizarre new pandemic looming on humanity’s horizon....

17. Cyprus sees 2.91% surge in construction material prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-2-91-surge-in-construction-material-prices

In 2023, the Construction Materials Price Index saw a 2.91% increase compared to 2022 in Cyprus....

18. Cypriot scientist revolutionizes agriculture with soil-free crop growth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-scientist-revolutionizes-agriculture-with-soil-free-crop-growth

Growing crops without soil may sound like a contradiction, but for the research team "Eplants" (Electronic Plants) at Linköping University, Sweden, led by Associate Professor Eleni Stavrinidou, it is not only possible, but also groundbreaking....

19. UK's Royal Navy boosts Ukraine's maritime strength

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-s-royal-navy-boosts-ukraine-s-maritime-strength

The Royal Navy is set to transfer two minehunter ships to Ukraine, a move aimed at enhancing the country's maritime capabilities in the wake of Russia's invasion....

20. What about the day after in Gaza? What about the days before?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/what-about-the-day-after-in-gaza-what-about-the-days-before

A colleague of mine asked me the other day a very interesting question. Let's assume, he said, that Israel does manage to destroy Hamas somehow. What's the use? Will it not be revived otherwise in a few years time?...

21. A decade ago, Amazon launching drones for parcel deliveries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-decade-ago-amazon-launching-drones-for-parcel-deliveries

Exactly a decade ago, Amazon revealed a program that aimed to revolutionize shopping and shipping. Drones launched from a central hub would waft through the skies delivering just about everything anyone could need....

22. World's dogs considering vegan diet for a greener planet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-s-dogs-considering-vegan-diet-for-a-greener-planet

If all the world’s dogs went vegan it would save more greenhouse gas emissions than those produced by the UK, according to research advocating the environmental benefits of plant-based pets....

23. LEGO-bricks for real buildings in Florida

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/lego-bricks-for-real-buildings-in-florida

A Florida construction firm is seeing fast adoption of its intuitively-made building blocks that work like real-life LEGO bricks....

24. Cyprus grapples with 9% surge in food prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-grapples-with-9-surge-in-food-prices

Many people are struggling with their daily expenses because food prices keep going up, causing financial stress....

25. Greek shipping Minister's exit shakes government after fatal ferry incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-shipping-minister-s-exit-shakes-government-after-fatal-ferry-incident

Shipping Minister Miltiadis Varvitsiotis announced his resignation on Monday, a few days after the death of a ferry passenger who was forcefully pushed off a ferry in Piraeus last week....

26. Key Wagner figures among victims in jet crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/key-wagner-figures-among-victims-in-jet-crash

Yevgeny Prigozhin, the 62-year-old head of Russia's private military company Wagner, known for his leadership in a mutiny against the Russian military in June, along with his company's top military figure, Dmitry Utkin,...

27. Ukrainian soldiers target alleged Russian munitions store

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukrainian-soldiers-target-alleged-russian-munitions-store

Newly-released footage shows Ukrainian troops creating a huge explosion by dropping what they said was a grenade on a hidden Russian ammunition store....

28. Jordan and EU strengthen energy ties via Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jordan-and-eu-strengthen-energy-ties-via-cyprus

The desire for cooperation with Cyprus on the issue of Jordan's electricity connectivity with the EU was expressed by the Jordanian Minister of Energy during his meetings with the Cypriot Minister of Energy in Amman. ...

29. David Hunter visits late wife's grave

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/david-hunter-visits-late-wife-s-grave

The British pensioner who was freed after spending over a year in custody for his terminally-ill wife's manslaughter was finally able to pay his respects today....

30. 76-year-old found guilty of manslaughter in mercy killing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/76-year-old-found-guilty-of-manslaughter-in-mercy-killing

In a significant legal development, David Hunter, a 76-year-old British man, has been found guilty of manslaughter for causing the death of his seriously ill wife, Janice Hunter, aged 74. The tragic incident occurred in their home near Paphos in December 2021....

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