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1. Union fears lower language standards risk patient health

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/union-fears-lower-language-standards-risk-patient-health

The Union of Public Employees - PASYDY is worried about plans to make it easier for nurses and midwives to get licensed to work in Cyprus....

2. €102.3M spent on 275,000 people trained on 30,500 programs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€102-3m-spent-on-275-000-people-trained-on-30-500-programs

In the last five years, 275,000 people participated in 30,500 training programmes of the Human Resource Development Authority of Cyprus (HRDA) and the total expenditure reached to 102.3 million euro,...

3. 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....

4. 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....

5. 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....

6. Crime surges with bombing and shootings in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crime-surges-with-bombing-and-shootings-in-cyprus

Authorities in Cyprus are currently probing a string of violent incidents that unfolded in the Nicosia and Larnaca districts, marking a concerning escalation in localized unrest....

7. Resident confronts camera operator over missing sign

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/resident-confronts-camera-operator-over-missing-sign

Increasing complaints have emerged from drivers across Cyprus regarding unmarked speed camera trucks, sparking a debate about the legality and ethics of such practices....

8. Cyprus and Greece health ministers discuss transplant cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-greece-health-ministers-discuss-transplant-cooperation

In a bid to fortify health alliances across Europe, Greek Minister of Health, Adonis Georgiades, underscored the necessity for intensified collaboration among European states......

9. Police reassure parents and students after bomb threat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-reassure-parents-and-students-after-bomb-threat

The Cyprus Police Spokesman, Christos Andreou, assured today that the threatening email sent to numerous primary and secondary schools across the country poses minimal risk....

10. Cypriot lecturer named fellow of US Institute of Food Technologists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-lecturer-named-fellow-of-us-institute-of-food-technologists

The University of Nicosia is delighted to announce that Dr. Phrosso Economidou Hadjilucas, a distinguished member of its teaching staff......

11. Minister implements new measures to address traffic light malfunctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-implements-new-measures-to-address-traffic-light-malfunctions

Transport Minister Alexis Vafeadis announced new measures to address malfunctions in traffic light systems equipped with light detection technology. Speaking on the ''DIASPORA NEWS'' program, ...

12. Dimitroui regains consciousness every 5 minutes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dimitroui-regains-consciousness-every-5-minutes

Dimitris Andronikou, popularly known as ''Dimitroui,'' remains hospitalized in a serious but stable condition following a criminal incident that occurred......

13. Famagusta court detains suspect in firearms-terrorism case, age 23

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/famagusta-court-detains-suspect-in-firearms-terrorism-case-age-23

In response to ongoing investigations into the possession and transportation of firearms with intent to incite terror, law enforcement executed a judicial warrant leading to the apprehension of a 23-year-old individual. ...

14. Chinese president's visits to Serbia and Hungary yield new economic deals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-president-s-visits-to-serbia-and-hungary-yield-new-economic-deals

When Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Hungary last week, he arrived to one of the few places in the European Union where his country is considered......

15. Cyprus joins Europe's #Safe2Eat campaign for third year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-joins-europe-s-safe2eat-campaign-for-third-year

In a concerted effort to bolster consumer confidence and promote food safety across Europe, Cyprus once again stands alongside 17 other nations in the #Safe2Eat campaign, spearheaded by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)....

16. Hadjimanoli: ''We hope to expand into the Asian market''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hadjimanoli-we-hope-to-expand-into-the-asian-market

Marina Hadjimanoli stepped into her role as Deputy Minister of Shipping amidst a period of upheaval, with the shipping sector grappling with various challenges including geopolitical conflicts and safeguarding supply chains against potential terrorist threats targeting merchant vessels....

17. Europe Day celebrations in Cyprus for 20 years in EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-day-celebrations-in-cyprus-for-20-years-in-eu

Events celebrating Europe Day and the 20th Anniversary of Cyprus' accession to the EU are being organised this week by the European Parliament......

18. 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,...

19. Police launch manhunt after daylight ambush

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-launch-manhunt-after-daylight-ambush

Police in Cyprus continue to be on high alert following an attempted murder in broad daylight on Tuesday (23/04) in Lakatamia, adding to a string of violent incidents linked to nightlife activities....

20. Nicosia ring road faces setbacks, delays and budget overruns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-ring-road-faces-setbacks-delays-and-budget-overruns

The Nicosia Ring Road project, a cornerstone of infrastructure development in Cyprus, has encountered significant setbacks, including delays and budget overruns, casting a shadow over its completion prospects and anticipated benefits, according to a report by Apostolos Tomaras in Kathimerini's Sunday edition....

21. Cyprus welcomes 259 new Fire Service members

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-welcomes-259-new-fire-service-members

Minister of Justice and Public Order, Marios Charalambous, announced the imminent completion of the recruitment process for 259 new firefighters, bolstering the current Fire Service strength of 680 members. ...

22. EU Parliament votes for clearer labels on breakfast foods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-parliament-votes-for-clearer-labels-on-breakfast-foods

In a move aimed at empowering consumers and promoting healthier choices, the European Parliament has greenlit updated regulations governing breakfast staples such as honey, fruit juice, jam, and marmalades....

23. Cyprus Fire Service policy sparks concerns among lawmakers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fire-service-policy-sparks-concerns-among-lawmakers

The recent implementation of a new policy by the Fire Service of Cyprus regarding premises control has ignited discussions within the Parliamentary Committee on Energy, Commerce, Industry, and Tourism. ...

24. Government considers creation of speed track to boost road safety

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-considers-creation-of-speed-track-to-boost-road-safety

The prospect of establishing a dedicated track for speed enthusiasts has emerged as part of efforts to bolster road safety, according to Minister of Transport, Communications, and Works, Alexis Vafeadis....

25. Roads turned into rivers amid thunderstorms and hail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/roads-turned-into-rivers-amid-thunderstorms-and-hail

Severe weather unleashed its fury on Cyprus on Tuesday, with thunderstorms and hail wreaking havoc in various parts of the island, transforming roads into rivers and snarling traffic. ...

26. The absence of accountability

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-absence-of-accountability

The recent bout of inclement weather has brought to light a glaringly scandalous agreement between the government and a private entity. In this arrangement, ...

27. Officer's ''patrol car, not a taxi'' remark preceded woman's tragic end

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officer-s-patrol-car-not-a-taxi-remark-preceded-woman-s-tragic-end

A police officer who conversed with 28-year-old Kyriaki over the phone before her tragic demise outside the Agii Anargyri Police Station has provided insights into his statement, ''the patrol car is not a taxi.'' ...

28. AI voice cloning raises alarm as US and UK forge landmark AI safety pact

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ai-voice-cloning-raises-alarm-as-us-and-uk-forge-landmark-ai-safety-pact

A new form of deepfake technology, known as voice cloning, has recently surfaced, raising concerns about its potential misuse. OpenAI, a prominent tech company,...

29. Finland: 12-year old child fatally shoots classmate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finland-12-year-old-child-fatally-shoots-classmate

A 12-year-old child opened fire in a classroom at Viertolan Koulu school in Vantaa, Finland, killing one classmate and seriously injuring two others before being apprehended by police Tuesday....

30. Netherlands makes history as the first country to wipe out stray dogs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netherlands-makes-history-as-the-first-country-to-wipe-out-stray-dogs

In a landmark achievement, the Netherlands has become the world's first country to eradicate the issue of stray dogs, setting a global benchmark in animal welfare practices. ...

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