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151. Minister reveals startling quadrupling of cocaine users in two decades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-reveals-startling-quadrupling-of-cocaine-users-in-two-decades

The Minister of Justice and Public Order, Anna Koukkides Procopiou, revealed a significant rise in cocaine use in Cyprus, with the number of users estimated to have quadrupled in the past two decades....

152. McDonalds Israel in the hot seat for giving away 100,000 free meals to soldiers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/mcdonalds-israel-in-the-hot-seat-for-giving-away-100-000-free-meals-to-soldiers

Tensions are playing out at McDonald’s locations across the Middle East as the Israel-Hamas war rages on....

153. University of Cyprus among world's best for 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/university-of-cyprus-among-world-s-best-for-2024

The University of Cyprus (UCY) is among the top universities in the Times Higher Education international ranking by scientific field for 2024, which was published on Thursday....

154. Queen Rania accuses Western leaders of double standard in Gaza conflict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/queen-rania-accuses-western-leaders-of-double-standard-in-gaza-conflict

Jordan’s Queen Rania has accused Western leaders of a “glaring double standard” for not condemning Israel’s killing of Palestinian civilians in its bombardment of Gaza....

155. Gunman's attack leaves 22 dead in Lewiston

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gunman-s-attack-leaves-22-dead-in-lewiston

At least 22 people are said to have been killed after a shooting in the US state of Maine, with the suspect - a firearms instructor - still at large....

156. High dust concentrations pose health risks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-dust-concentrations-pose-health-risks

The Air Quality Monitoring Network, operated by the Department of Labour Inspection, has detected elevated concentrations of dust in the atmosphere on Wednesday, raising concerns about potential health risks....

157. Hospital workers stage strike for better conditions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hospital-workers-stage-strike-for-better-conditions

On Tuesday, the unions representing SEK, PEO, DEOK, PASYDY, PASYNO, and PASYKI collectively rejected the new proposal put forth by OKYPY regarding the collective agreement....

158. Healthcare workers demand collective contract in eight-hour strike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/healthcare-workers-demand-collective-contract-in-eight-hour-strike

In a resolute move, employees of the Organization of State Health Services (OKYS) are set to conduct an eight-hour strike on October 25, 2023, from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm, in a bid to push for a collective employment contract. The strike, which involves various professional groups within the organization, is being organized by trade unions DEK, PEO, DEEC, PASYDY, PASYNO, and PASYKI. ...

159. Biden admin criticized as official resigns over Israel policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-admin-criticized-as-official-resigns-over-israel-policy

A veteran US state department official has quit over what he described as the Biden administration’s “intellectual bankruptcy” in sending more weapons and ammunition to Israel, as Gaza health officials said Israeli bombing had killed more than 3,700 people....

160. What really happened at the Gaza hospital explosion?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/what-really-happened-at-the-gaza-hospital-explosion

In the midst of Israeli and Palestinian disputes regarding the bombing of Al-Ahli Hospital in Gaza, the BBC's Verify service is working to piece together the events by scrutinizing videos, images, and other evidence, including eyewitness accounts....

161. Piki shares the government's tech-powered 6-year plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/piki-shares-the-government-s-tech-powered-6-year-plan

The government is ramping up the execution of a series of projects, bolstering resources and expertise in collaboration with the Deputy Ministry of Research, Innovation, and Digital Policy, according to Irene Piki, Deputy Minister to the president....

162. 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....

163. Clinical patients now receiving COVID-19 vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clinical-patients-now-receiving-covid-19-vaccine

In a recent statement released on Thursday, the Ministry of Health confirmed that bedridden patients will continue to receive Covid-19 and flu vaccines through the Home Vaccination Program, just as they have in the past....

164. Government to expand workforce in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-to-expand-workforce-in-2024

In the 2024 budget, authorities anticipate total general government revenue of €13.2 billion and expenditures of €11.8 billion, resulting in a fiscal surplus of €659 million, equal to 2.2% of GDP. ...

165. 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....

166. Angels Pet Cemetery redefines pet farewell in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/angels-pet-cemetery-redefines-pet-farewell-in-cyprus

Angelos Petevinos, a devoted pet owner, found himself in a heart-wrenching situation a few years ago when his beloved dog, Sushi, fell seriously ill....

167. Executives Club of Cyprus announces Youth Tech Fest Cyprus 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/executives-club-of-cyprus-announces-youth-tech-fest-cyprus-2023

The Executives Club of Cyprus is delighted to announce the forthcoming Youth Tech Fest Cyprus 2023, accessible at www.youthtechfest.com....

168. Deloitte continues to foster trust through transparency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/deloitte-continues-to-foster-trust-through-transparency

Deloitte Cyprus issued its 12th Audit Transparency Report for the year ending 31 May 2023. The report provides an in-depth analysis on how the firm embraces its responsibilities to its clients, people, society, and the market, with the highest quality standards. ...

169. Dangerous catfish species spotted in Cyprus seas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dangerous-catfish-species-spotted-in-cyprus-seas

The Department of Fisheries and Marine Research has issued a public alert regarding the discovery of a new species of catfish, Plotosus lineatus, in the waters of Cyprus....

170. 15.4% spike in public expenditure for 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/15-4-spike-in-public-expenditure-for-2024

In the 2024 Budget, there's a notable rise of EUR 0.5 billion in public personnel expenditure. According to the Council of Ministers' approved budget table for 2024, this marks a substantial increase of 496 million euros. In terms of percentages, this surge amounts to 15.4% compared to the personnel expenditure allocated for the public sector in 2023....

171. California boosts minimum wage for fast food workers to $20 per hour

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/california-boosts-minimum-wage-for-fast-food-workers-to-$20-per-hour

California is raising the minimum wage for fast food workers, marking a hard-won victory for those workers and union organizers....

172. 2024 budget points to surplus and debt reduction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2024-budget-points-to-surplus-and-debt-reduction

The 2024 budget reflects the clear imprint of our policy priorities, President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides says in a written statement, adding that the fiscal balance for 2024 is estimated to be surplus, reaching 2.2% of GDP, while the medium-term goal, by 2026, is to reduce public debt to 60%....

173. From fines to fine lines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-fines-to-fine-lines

The face of the honorable Minister of Transport, Alexis Vafeadi, conveyed a different message compared to his statements before the Parliament's Transportation Committee....

174. California takes bold step towards gender-neutral school bathrooms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/california-takes-bold-step-towards-gender-neutral-school-bathrooms

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a law requiring K-12 schools to provide gender-neutral bathrooms by July 2026....

175. GHS welcomes Ygia Polyclinic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ghs-welcomes-ygia-polyclinic

On Monday, September 25, 2023, the "" Polyclinic officially became part of the General Health System, offering inpatient care and a First Aid Department...

176. Nicosia and Limassol explore tram systems

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-and-limassol-explore-tram-systems

Environment Commissioner Maria Panayiotou, alongside Nicosia's Mayor Konstantinos Giorkatzis, emphasized the necessity of commencing a comprehensive study for the introduction of tram systems in Nicosia and Limassol....

177. Banks to prioritize elderly and disabled clients

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/banks-to-prioritize-elderly-and-disabled-clients

Starting from next Monday, September 25th, bank branches in Cyprus will be introducing a new priority service policy aimed at benefiting individuals with disabilities and those aged 75 and above, as announced by the Association of Banks of Cyprus....

178. Europe grapples with alarming air pollution crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-grapples-with-alarming-air-pollution-crisis

Europe is currently in the throes of a severe public health emergency, marked by dangerously high levels of air pollution prevalent across nearly all regions of the continent. ...

179. US plane brings captives back home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-plane-brings-captives-back-home

The plane carrying five American citizens freed as part of a deal between the U.S. and Iran have now landed back home in the United States....

180. Ygia Polyclinic A&E joins GHS

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ygia-polyclinic-a-e-joins-ghs

In a significant development set to enhance healthcare accessibility in Cyprus, the integration of private Accident and Emergency Departments (A&E) into the General Healthcare System (GHS) is set to commence next Monday....

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