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1. Elderly man dies at popular Larnaca beach

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A senior citizen died on Monday following an apparent drowning incident at a popular Larnaca beach...

2. Couple injured after quad bike falls off cliff

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/couple-injured-after-quad-bike-falls-off-cliff

A footballer who plays for a local team and his girlfriend were injured in a quad bike accident in Paphos on Sunday, when they fell off the same cliff where another foreign couple was killed last year...

3. Commission presents new migration plan for EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-europe-seeks-to-overhaul-defunct-migration-policies

The European Union's executive proposed on Wednesday overhauling the bloc's broken migration and asylum rules, seeking to end years of feuds and bitterness over the many people fleeing conflict and poverty in the Middle East and Africa....

4. Medicane Ianos leaves three dead

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Three people have died after Cyclone Ianos, a rare storm known as a medicane, battered Greece, flooding streets and homes, Greek authorities said on Sunday...

5. Cyprus defends blocking migrant boats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-defends-blocking-migrant-boats

A police task force from the Republic of Cyprus is hoping to hash out a plan with Lebanese authorities to deter “economic migrants” from traveling to the island, as government and state officials rush to respond to criticism over a decision to send back undocumented migrants to the neighbouring country...

6. Joint Cyprus-UK SAR exercise conducted off Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/joint-cyprus-uk-sar-exercise-conducted-off-limassol

The first Cyprus-UK joint search and rescue exercise in 2020 was successfully conducted off the coast of Limassol on Monday, a press release by the British High Commission said....

7. Cyprus takes part in eastern med drill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-takes-part-in-eastern-med-drill

Cyprus, Greece, France and Italy took further steps on Wednesday to strengthen their common naval and aerial presence in the eastern Mediterranean, through an operation that takes its name from an ancient Greek goddess but also meaning “order” in the ancient language...

8. Firemen save kitten from deep well

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The Fire Services department posted a video on social media showing an emergency response team of firemen rescuing a young feline from a deep well in Lefkara...

9. Rival warnings keep on in the Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rival-warnings-keep-on-in-mediterranean-waters

Rival warnings continued to be issued over waters in the eastern Mediterranean this weekend, after EU ministers reaffirmed the bloc’s solidarity with Greece and the Republic of Cyprus and Turkey saying it would not “bow to banditry”...

10. First batch of food donations ready to be shipped to Lebanon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-batch-of-dry-food-donations-ready-to-be-shipped-to-lebanon

Twenty tonnes of dry food have been collected so far in Cyprus, that are set to be distributed among the Lebanese public whose lives were overturned last week by the blasts that ripped through the capital, Beirut....

11. At least seven die in massive flood on Evia

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At least seven people died and one person was still missing after a storm hit the Greek island of Evia early Sunday, causing massive floods and blocking exit roads...

12. Beirut calls off search and rescue

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The Cypriot rescue mission in Beirut was on its way back to the island after Lebanon shifted its search and rescue focus to recovery, while world leaders including Anastasiades pledged aid amid violent protests over the weekend. ...

13. Cypriot rescuers sift through Beirut rubble

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-rescuers-sift-through-beirut-rubble

Members of the Cypriot rescue team in Lebanon were seen on video along with sniffing dogs searching through the rubble in Beirut, as approximately 60 people were still missing following Tuesday’s deadly blast...

14. Cyprus and Qatar team up in Beirut rescue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-qatar-team-up-in-beirut-rescue

Cypriot emergency rescuers are teaming up with their Qatari counterparts in Beirut, in an effort to find more victims as time is running out in the devastated town...

15. Cyprus-France defence cooperation agreement comes into force

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-france-defence-cooperation-agreement-comes-into-force

An announcement by the Cyprus Presidency on Thursday officially marked the initiation of a defence cooperation agreement between Cyprus and France, with particular focus on military and energy areas....

16. Beirut blast has eerie connections to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/beirut-blast-has-eerie-connections-to-cyprus

Following Tuesday’s deadly explosion in Lebanon, some eerie connections began to emerge in Cyprus, including a Russian national based in Limassol and a Hezbollah-related arrest on the island back in 2015...

17. Cyprus lends a hand to frantic Beirut search and rescue efforts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sends-two-helicopters-to-assist-frantic-beirut-search-and-rescue-efforts

A Cyprus search and rescue team departed for neighbouring Lebanon on Wednesday afternoon to contribute to ongoing frantic efforts to locate missing persons and survivors of the massive blasts that rocked Beirut on Tuesday afternoon....

18. Cyprus at the ready to help Lebanon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-at-the-ready-to-help-lebanon

Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides says the government has expressed its “immediate readiness” to assist the neighbouring country following two powerful explosions that rocked Beirut...

19. Man drowns while trying to save child

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A man died in a drowning incident at a beach in Limassol on Friday after making an attempt to save a young child...

20. Cyprus, Greece, France and Italy conduct aeronautical exercise off Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-france-and-italy-conduct-aeronautical-exercise-off-limassol

An aeronautical exercise with the participation of units of the Republic of Cyprus, Greece, France and Italy was carried out on Wednesday in the maritime area south of Limassol, in the context of the Defence and Security Cooperation of the four countries....

21. Car plunges into the sea in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/car-plunges-into-the-sea-in-paphos

A couple who drove to Akamas to admire the view ended up in the emergency room, with reports saying the female passenger was seriously injured after their parked car moved forward and fell off a cliff...

22. Aegean tension fueling Berlin concern

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aegean-tension-fueling-berlin-concern

With Germany assuming the European Union presidency on Wednesday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed concern over developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and Greek-Turkish relations in response to questions from MPs in the Bundestag....

23. Homeless hermit rescued in Akamas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/homeless-hermit-rescued-in-akamas

A dehydrated man who resorted to finding shelter in the Akamas wilderness was rescued Sunday, after an inquisitive citizen notified authorities about a person possibly in need of help...

24. Man rescued after falling in septic tank

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-rescued-after-falling-in-septic-tank

Fire fighters mounted a rescue operation on Tuesday to pull a man out of a septic tank filled with liquid waste...

25. Exercise prepares Cyprus aerial firefighters for tough fire season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/exercise-prepares-cyprus-aerial-firefighters-for-tough-fire-season

Ahead of what is expected to be a tough fire season, an operational readiness exercise dubbed ‘Icarus 2020’ took place Tuesday morning in the Larnaca district....

26. Cyprus lawyer searching for Dutch sailor who helped him beat Covid-19 infection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-lawyer-searching-for-dutch-sailor-who-helped-him-beat-covid-19-infection

Distinguished local lawyer Kypros Chrysostomides beat his coronavirus infection after an arduous one-month journey at the Famagusta General Hospital ICU, but said what will stick with him is the memory of his hospital roommate, a young Dutch sailor, whom he hopes to meet again to thank him for the selflessness he showed while Chrysostomides was immobilized by the virus....

27. Bodies recovered in north drowning incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bodies-recovered-in-north-drowning-incident

A body found on Wednesday off the Kyrenia coast in the north belongs to a missing young man who drowned along with his girlfriend on the weekend in rough seas...

28. Divided Cyprus slammed over refugee pushback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-slammed-over-refugee-pushback

Two dozen groups around the world have condemned authorities on both sides of divided Cyprus after 175 Syrian refugees were denied the right to seek asylum...

29. Over 7,500 repatriated to Cyprus so far

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-7-500-repatriated-to-cyprus-so-far

Over 7,500 people have been repatriated to Cyprus over the last two months, Foreign Ministry spokesman Demetris Samuel said Monday, when three more rescue flights were expected to fly in....

30. 3,000 to be repatriated to Cyprus in May

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/3-000-to-be-repatriated-to-cyprus-in-may

Cyprus is receiving around 200-300 returnees from abroad on a daily basis, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said on Monday, noting that May is expected to see the repatriation of some 3,000 in total....

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