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1. Indonesian volcano raises tsunami alarm, echoes past tragedy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/indonesian-volcano-raises-tsunami-alarm-echoes-past-tragedy

Thousands of residents have been evacuated from their homes following a series of eruptions from the Ruang volcano on Sulawesi island in Indonesia....

2. Greece's dual reality of law and mafia rule

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/greece-s-dual-reality-of-law-and-mafia-rule

Maybe we don’t understand how much everything around us seems to be losing its momentum and cheapening, and I hope we don’t suddenly......

3. Health Ministry suffers €880,000 loss in warehouse damage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-suffers-€880-000-in-drug-warehouse-damage

In a session before the Parliament's Health Committee, officials reported €880,000 in damages to 149 pharmaceutical preparations, affecting 105,401...

4. Container ship crash in Baltimore raises global supply chain concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/container-ship-crash-in-baltimore-raises-global-supply-chain-concerns

Fears of potential disruptions to global supply chains have surged following a catastrophic incident in the bustling port city of Baltimore. ...

5. Cyprus announces aid package for victims of Limassol tornado

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-announces-aid-package-for-victims-of-limassol-tornado

In response to the recent tornado and extreme weather conditions that struck the Limassol Province on February 14, 2024, the Cyprus government has unveiled a comprehensive aid package to assist affected individuals and properties....

6. At least 50 homes damaged by tornado

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/at-least-50-homes-damaged-by-tornado

The crews of the Municipality of Germasogeia, the Provincial Administration, and the Civil Defence have been recording the damage caused by the devastating tornadoes since dawn. ...

7. Tornado strikes Germasogeia, causing severe hand injury

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tornado-strikes-germasogeia-causing-severe-hand-injury

The municipal authority in Germasogeia has sprung into action following the early morning havoc caused by at least two tornadoes, Mayor Kyriakos Xydias confirmed to CNA....

8. Greece rolls out 'climate resilience levy' to fund post-disaster reconstruction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-rolls-out-climate-resilience-levy-to-fund-post-disaster-reconstruction

In an effort to finance reconstruction projects following severe forest fires and floods, the Greek government has introduced a new accommodation tax, referred to as the 'climate resilience levy.'...

9. Portugal and Austria airlift citizens from Israel to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/portugal-and-austria-airlift-citizens-from-israel-to-cyprus

Approximately 160 individuals were transported from Israel to Cyprus throughout yesterday and today using a C-130 aircraft operated by the Portuguese Air Force....

10. ESTIA plan activated for foreign nationals in Israel crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/estia-plan-activated-for-foreign-nationals-in-israel-crisis

Cyprus has decided to activate the national ESTIA plan for the reception and repatriation of foreign citizens following the situation in Israel....

11. President addresses EU's future & climate at EUCO summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-addresses-eu-s-future-climate-at-euco-summit

President Christodoulides will participate in Friday’s informal summit of the European Council in Granada, Spain, which will focus on the future of the EU and the external dimension of migration....

12. Olive oil prices soar due to shortage and weather woes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/olive-oil-prices-soar-due-to-shortage-and-weather-woes

The price of olive oil is expected to rise dramatically, possibly exceeding 10 euros per liter and reaching 15 euros in Europe, according to agricultural organizations....

13. Church advocates sex ed as long as it's 'responsible'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/church-advocates-sex-ed-as-long-as-it-s-responsible

The Holy Synod of the Church of Cyprus convened in its third regular session of the year, presided over by Archbishop George, Archbishop of Cyprus. ...

14. The Mediterranean's wake-up call

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-mediterranean-s-wake-up-call

The devastating aftermath of the natural disaster in the Thessalian Plain leaves no one untouched. We cannot afford complacency in the face of such a biblical catastrophe, merely observing from the safety of our couches....

15. Unprecedented disasters prompt urgent calls for risk assessment review

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unprecedented-disasters-prompt-urgent-calls-for-risk-assessment-review

Unfortunately, this year has been a game changer in terms of risk prediction as the scale and impact of recent disasters has been unprecedented, Dr. George Boustras, ...

16. 'Daniel's' rampaging waters send vehicles adrift

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/daniel-s-rampaging-waters-send-vehicles-adrift

Severe devastation has been wrought by the recent inclement weather known as ''"Daniel'' along the coastal region of Pelion, particularly impacting the village of Agios Ioannis....

17. 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....

18. Downed power line suspected in fatal Maui wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/downed-power-line-suspected-in-fatal-maui-wildfires

Awakened by howling winds that tore through his Maui neighborhood, Shane Treu went out at dawn and saw a wooden power pole suddenly snap with a flash, its sparking, popping line falling to the dry grass below and quickly igniting a row of flames. ...

19. US suicide rates surge to record high, prompting concern

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-suicide-rates-surge-to-record-high-prompting-concern

About 49,500 people took their own lives last year in the U.S., the highest number ever, according to new government data posted Thursday....

20. Is there a need for radical changes in civil protection?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/is-there-a-need-for-radical-changes-in-civil-protection

The catastrophic fire in Rhodes, a typical and unfortunate example of what is internationally referred to as a mega-fire - a fire that is extremely destructive to the local environment...

21. 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....

22. Athens wildfire affects almost 35,000 hectares

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-wildfire-affects-almost-35-000-hectares

The area affected by the fire that broke out on July 17th in Neo Kouvara and spread to areas in Eastern Attica (Lagonisi, Saronida, Anavyssos) covers 34,724 hectares. ...

23. Climate change threatens tourism as tourism impacts climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-two-ways-about-it-climate-change-threatens-tourism-as-tourism-impacts-climate-change

Coastal erosion, rising sea levels, increased temperatures, sea disturbances, and storms, as well as the reduction of freshwater supply, are some of the consequences of climate change....

24. Europe urged to preserve access to protection on World Refugee Day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-urged-to-preserve-access-to-protection-on-world-refugee-day

On this World Refugee Day, Caritas Europa is calling for Europe to prioritize access to protection within its territory and overhaul its asylum system to prioritize the rights of individuals. ...

25. Cypriots want less bureaucracy, better civil servants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-want-less-bureaucracy-better-skilled-civil-servants

Cypriots appear largely dissatisfied by the functioning of the country’s public administration, and believe that the way forward goes through the reduction of bureaucracy, better skills for civil servants and more communication with citizens, according to the findings of a flash Eurobarometer survey on how EU citizens perceive the support provided to member states through the European Commission’s Technical Support Instrument...

26. Cyprus hurries to launch EU alert on mobile phones

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hurries-to-launch-eu-alert-on-mobile-phones

Cyprus is the only EU member state that does not use a Public Warning System to alert cell phone users of an emergency or imminent threat, but officials in Nicosia say they hopeful they can launch Emergency Alert by next year...

27. Greek minister on rare visit to Turkey as tensions ease

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-minister-on-rare-visit-to-turkey-as-tensions-ease

NATO members Turkey and Greece can resolve their disputes through peaceful means and dialogue, Turkey’s defense minister said after talks with his Greek counterpart Tuesday, in the latest sign of easing tensions between the rival neighbors...

28. New Jersey and Cyprus armies tie the knot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-jersey-and-cyprus-armies-tie-the-knot

Cyprus and US relations have never been stronger, Minister of Defence of the Republic of Cyprus Michalis Giorgallas has stressed during the signing ceremony of a State Partnership Program between the Republic of Cyprus and the New Jersey National Guard...

29. Volunteers from Greece, Turkey and Italy receive emergency training in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/volunteers-from-greece-turkey-and-italy-receive-emergency-training-in-nicosia

Sixteen young volunteers from Greece, Turkey, Italy, and Cyprus are being trained in Nicosia under the direction of the CERIDES Centre of Excellence at European University Cyprus as part of an international project and for a very specific reason....

30. EU sends humanitarian supplies to Syria for earthquake relief

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-sends-humanitarian-supplies-to-syria-for-earthquake-relief

As part of an EU humanitarian air bridge for Syria, two planes with emergency aid landed Monday in Damascus, to provide further support for the Syrian people impacted by the earthquake. ...

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