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1. Netanyahu condemns airstrike deaths in Gaza as 'tragic mistake'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netanyahu-condemns-airstrike-deaths-in-gaza-as-tragic-mistake

The southern Gazan city of Rafah has become "hell on Earth", the head of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees has said....

2. 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....

3. Grub and groove at the hottest street food bash in town!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/grub-and-groove-at-the-hottest-street-food-bash-in-town

Mark your calendars for Friday, the 10th, because Fork Food Market is back with another exciting event at the Nicosia Municipal Gardens. Located behind the Parliament and opposite the old General Hospital, the market promises great food and awesome vibes....

4. Commonwealth ministers meet in Cyprus to safeguard the oceans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commonwealth-ministers-meet-in-cyprus-to-safeguard-the-oceans

At a pivotal moment for our planet, representatives from 28 Commonwealth nations convened in Cyprus to shape the destiny of our oceans....

5. Cyprus leads the charge in sustainable aquaculture

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-the-charge-in-sustainable-aquaculture

The Ministerial Conference on Oceans, titled ''Our Resilient Shared Ocean: From Cyprus to Samoa,'' concluded with optimistic messages regarding the future of water resource management....

6. EU champions ocean health with $3.71 billion investment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-champions-ocean-health-with-$3-71-billion-investment

The European Union will spend 3.5 billion euros ($3.71 billion) to protect the ocean and promote sustainability through a series of initiatives this year, the EU’s top environment official said on Tuesday. ...

7. Limassol's 'Ocean Room' takes kids on an exciting journey of discovery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-s-ocean-room-takes-kids-on-an-exciting-journey-of-discovery

A dynamic space addressing the complexities of today's maritime landscape, the OCEAN ROOM, was introduced as part of Limassol Municipality's Blue Economy Innovation Centre. ...

8. 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. ...

9. Cyprus braces for soaring fuel prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-braces-for-soaring-fuel-prices

Cyprus braces for a significant hike in motor fuel prices by mid-April, with increases of 10 cents per liter expected to impact consumer spending across the island nation, according to a report by Kathimerini's Maria Eraclous....

10. 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......

11. 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. ...

12. Cyprus adopts ''Pay as You Throw'' system to tackle surging municipal waste

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adopts-pay-as-you-throw-system-to-tackle-surging-municipal-waste

The Statistical Service of Cyprus reveals a 5% surge in municipal solid waste, reaching 615,000 tonnes in 2022. Per capita waste generation stands at 673 kg, ranking Cyprus the 5th highest in the EU. With 77.5% disposed of in landfills, the nation is gearing up for a "Pay as You Throw" (PAYT) system....

13. Investigation underway on mysterious explosion in Makedonitissa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigation-underway-on-mysterious-explosion-in-makedonitissa

Authorities are grappling with the complexities of unraveling the cause behind a powerful explosion that rocked a three-story house in Makedonitissa around 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday....

14. Stray dogs get shelter and hope in chilly Troodos (images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stray-dogs-get-shelter-and-hope-in-chilly-troodos-images

In a heartwarming display of community spirit, Action for Animals, under the leadership of Anthi Mousouris, a member of the Green Party Cyprus, ...

15. Homemade bomb found in driver's vehicle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/homemade-bomb-found-in-driver-s-vehicle

In a recent incident, members of the bicycle police intercepted a makeshift pipe bomb during a routine vehicle check on a 40-year-old driver. The impromptu stop occurred when officers discovered a 31-year-old wanted individual as the passenger....

16. 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....

17. 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....

18. Israel accuses Hamas of hospital exploitation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-accuses-hamas-of-hospital-exploitation

Gaza’s Shifa Hospital has become the focus of a dayslong stalemate in Israel’s war against the Hamas militant group....

19. Babies among 12 dead in Israel-Hamas fuel dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/babies-among-12-dead-in-israel-hamas-fuel-dispute

Hamas has denied refusing an offer of fuel from Israel for Gaza's biggest hospital, which the World Health Organisation says is "not functioning" due to bombing and gunfire....

20. Illegal transport of 1,100 litres of fuel from occupied territories seized

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-transport-of-1-100-litres-of-fuel-from-occupied-territories-seized

The Anti-Poaching Unit of the AMAD made a significant discovery during their patrol in a village area of the Nicosia district. ...

21. Righas Imports at the Cyprus Cocktail Festival 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/righas-imports-at-the-cyprus-cocktail-festival-2023

The 4th Cyprus Cocktail Festival, part of the Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit, is delighted to announce the participation of Righas Imports with sugar cane straws in the festival. This event is scheduled to take place on October 17, 2023, at the Municipal Garden of Nicosia, starting at 19:00....

22. Bedbug infestation sparks unusual scene in the City of Lights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bedbug-infestation-sparks-unusual-scene-in-the-city-of-lights

A video has surfaced showing multiple mattresses piled up and littering a street in Paris, France, amid a current bedbug infestation....

23. Bride and groom survive as over 100 perish

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bride-and-groom-survive-as-over-100-perish

A bride and groom, whose wedding celebration ended in disaster after a fire killed more than 100 of their guests, have told Sky News they are "dead inside" following the tragedy....

24. Sales from the occupied area to the Republic of Cyprus skyrocket

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sales-from-the-occupied-area-to-the-republic-of-cyprus-skyrocket

Data, released by the Turkish Cypriot newspaper ''Kibris'' and sourced from the Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Commerce, reveals a remarkable surge in sales of products from the occupied territories to the Republic of Cyprus in 2022....

25. Hungary's orban government outlaws 'LGBT Propaganda' to protect youth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hungary-s-orban-government-outlaws-lgbt-propaganda-to-protect-youth

Orban's government banned 'LGBT propaganda' by claiming to protect young generations from amoral content....

26. Vegan Fam Festival 2023: Embrace life, sustainably

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vegan-fam-festival-2023-embrace-life-sustainably

In an eagerly anticipated announcement, the Vegan Fam Festival, hailed as Cyprus' largest eco-festival, is set to make its triumphant return for the third consecutive year. ...

27. Human hair boosts Japanese bus fares

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/human-hair-boosts-japanese-bus-fares

The secret to making fare collection in Japanese buses more efficient turns out to be human hair — particularly Indian people’s hair....

28. Barbie smashes box office records by crossing $1 billion mark

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/barbie-smashes-box-office-records-by-crossing-$1-billion-mark

It's one thing to look like a million bucks, and it's another to make a billion. On Sunday, August 6, Greta Gergwig's Barbie officially surpassed $1 billion at the global box office. That's a whole lotta dream houses....

29. Urgent review of Geri's industrial zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/urgent-review-of-geri-s-industrial-zone

Eleven days later, the fire at the paper and plastic recycling factory in the Industrial Zone of Geriou remains unabated due to the materials involved. ...

30. New rule in NYC: Fines imposed for takeout extras

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-rule-in-nyc-fines-imposed-for-takeout-extras

In an effort to reduce plastic use, New York will start fining restaurants and third-party delivery services that provide disposable utensils, soy sauce packets, and similar items without the customer requesting them....

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