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1. Cyprus calls on Turkey-bound ship to rescue refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-calls-turkey-bound-ship-to-rescue-stranded-refugees

Cypriot authorities say weather conditions did not allow some 300 refugees stranded at sea to be transported to the island, with officials calling on another ship nearby that picked up everyone on board and took them to Turkey...

2. Seafarer airlifted from ship off coast of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seafarer-airlifted-from-ship-off-coast-of-cyprus

A seaman was transported to Nicosia’s state hospital on Thursday following a medical emergency late at night on board a Ukraine-flag cargo ship bound for Israel...

3. Ankara accuses Greece of fatal pushback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-accuses-greece-of-fatal-pushback

Ankara says Greece is responsible for the deaths of six irregular migrants, including young children, whose boat sunk this week during an alleged pushback, with Athens denying the allegations and pointing out that the incident took place in Turkish waters...

4. Washington scratches beneath surface in Aegean dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-scratches-beneath-surface-in-aegean-dispute

The State Department called on Turkey and Greece 'to refrain from rhetoric and actions that could further escalate tensions,' with a statement from Washington that Greece’s sovereignty over these islands was not in question tying to Turkey’s grievances over 'width of territorial waters and national airspace'...

5. Cypriot airlines dismiss rumors after Bloomberg article

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-airlines-dismiss-rumors-of-post-pandemic-ripple-effect

Airlines operating out of the Republic of Cyprus reportedly have denied rumors that they could be going under, following trouble with Romanian Blue Air and a Bloomberg report warning about the island’s two carriers...

6. Young man dies in Cape Greco after diving mishap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-man-dies-in-cape-greco-after-diving-mishap

A young scuba-diving instructor lost his life in Cyprus after he went missing in Cape Greco on Saturday before dawn, with reports saying he had gone free diving but never resurfaced...

7. Over 1,000 people have died in Pakistan's worst flooding

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-1-000-people-have-died-in-pakistan-s-worst-flooding

The Cyprus government has expressed deep condolences and solidarity to the Government and the people of Pakistan for the tragic loss of life following the floods in the country....

8. Greek minister vows to extend Evros wall by 80 kilometers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-minister-vows-to-extend-evros-wall-by-80-kilometers

Greece’s border fence on the northeastern border with Turkey will be extended by approximately 80 kilometers, Migration Minister Notis Mitarakis reiterated on Friday, saying Greece cannot be a free-for-all and that Turkey is not a country at war....

9. Unprecedented rise in dog abandonments this year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unprecedented-rise-in-dog-abandonments-this-year

Dog shelters in Cyprus are "filled to the brim", volunteers say, as they are daily called to take in abandoned dogs, while adoptions from the UK – where the majority of dogs go to – have plunged due to Brexit, the pandemic and the economic crisis....

10. Police shore up team in hotel pool death probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-shore-up-team-in-hotel-pool-death-probe

A police investigation into a fatal drowning of a young child in a hotel pool in Paphos has been enhanced, with more agencies involved as they question everyone to figure out what went wrong...

11. Turkey pushed migrants into Greece, according to minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-pushed-migrants-into-greece-according-to-minister

A group of 38 migrants, including a heavily pregnant woman, have been found stranded on a tiny, unnamed island along the Turkish-Greek border....

12. Cyprus fires back at Eurostat report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fires-back-at-eurostat-report

The Cypriot Fire Department took issue with a Eurostat report this week that said the Republic of Cyprus in 2021 had the second highest share of firefighters on payroll...

13. Syrian refugees await fate off Cypriot coast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-await-fate-off-cypriot-coast

Refugees including children and pregnant women stepped on Cypriot soil for medical treatment on Thursday night, while dozens of their fellow travelers were stuck on a boat waiting on an interior ministry verdict that will decide their future...

14. Rats trained to carry tiny backpacks to survivors under earthquake rubble

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rats-trained-to-carry-tiny-backpacks-to-survivors-under-earthquake-rubble

Rats are being trained to be sent into earthquake debris wearing tiny backpacks, so rescue teams can talk to survivors....

15. Greece on alert, bracing for all possible scenarios

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-on-alert-bracing-for-all-possible-scenarios

Athens is reportedly on full alert even for the most extreme scenario on the part of Ankara, given that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is under pressure domestically and resorting to increasingly incendiary rhetoric....

16. Refugee drowns after boat enters Cypriot waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugee-drowns-after-boat-enters-cypriot-waters

An undocumented migrant died in Cypriot waters on Thursday after a boat carrying refugees approached the island in the early morning hours but they did not reach land until hours later...

17. Seven new bicommunal conservation projects underway

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seven-new-bicommunal-conservation-projects-underway

The bi-communal Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage is moving ahead with seven new conservation projects which are expected to be finished by the end of 2022 - beginning of 2023....

18. More Ukraine fighters surrendering in Mariupol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-ukraine-fighters-surrendering-in-mariupol

Moscow said nearly 700 more Ukrainian fighters had surrendered in Russian-held Mariupol as it shored up a key gain in the south, while the United States became the latest Western country to reopen its embassy in Kyiv...

19. Op-ed: The cat and the tip of the iceberg

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-cat-and-the-tip-of-the-iceberg

Who knows how long he’d been standing in the middle of that Kythera field, with little food and water, in unbearable pain as the small halter bit into his flesh....

20. Missiles pound Odesa after Russia marks WW2 victory

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/missiles-pound-odesa-after-russia-marks-ww2-victory

Buildings in Odesa lay in ruins on Tuesday, a day after Kremlin forces pounded the southern Ukrainian port with missiles and Russian President Vladimir Putin led defiant celebrations marking the Soviet's victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two...

21. Homeless dog who comforted troops in Kosovo being re-homed in US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/homeless-dog-who-comforted-troops-in-kosovo-being-re-homed-in-us

A homeless dog that brought comfort to U.S. soldiers overseas will now get a chance to live a cozy life in America with one of those soldiers....

22. More than 30 dead, 100 wounded from rocket strike at train station

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-30-dead-100-wounded-from-rocket-strike-at-train-station

More than 30 people were killed and over 100 were wounded in a Russian rocket strike on a railway station in east Ukraine on Friday as civilians tried to evacuate to safer parts of the country, the state railway company said....

23. 8 feel good stories from the conflict in Ukraine that will inspire and give you hope in humanity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/8-feel-good-stories-from-the-conflict-in-ukraine-that-will-inspire-and-give-you-hope-in-humanity

From charities and governments to celebrities and everyday people, millions are pitching in to ease the burden for fleeing or sheltering Ukrainians. In turn, they’re inspiring the world with their generosity and strength....

24. Mysterious circumstances surround yesterday's crash of China Eastern Airlines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mysterious-circumstances-surround-yesterday-s-crash-of-china-eastern-airlines

A Chinese Eastern Airlines passenger plane that crashed yesterday in southern China lost 8,800 meters of altitude in a short period of time killing all 132 people on board....

25. Chinese Boeing 737 plummeted 8,000 meters in three minutes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-boeing-737-plummeted-8-000-meters-in-three-minutes

A Boeing 737 carrying 132 people that plummeted 30,000ft to the ground and burst into flames in China suffered a catastrophic 'loss of control event', experts have warned....

26. Plane crashes in China with 133 passengers onboard (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plane-crashes-in-china-with-133-passengers-onboard-video

A Chinese Eastern Airlines Boeing 737 carrying 133 people crashed in southwest China, Chinese state television reported. ...

27. Ukraine: Images of disaster in Kyiv - Drone footage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-images-of-disaster-in-kyiv-drone-footage

The scale of the devastation in Kyiv is heartwrenching. Images captured by a drone show the immense destruction after buildings in residential areas were bombed overnight. ...

28. Op-ed: 'Only a leap in consciousness will end human slavery'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-only-a-leap-in-consciousness-will-end-human-slavery

With the number of women and children fleeing the war in Ukraine, experts say that many of them may become victims of trafficking given their vulnerability. This article is even more relevant today and attempts to present the attitudes that have enabled human slavery throughout history, and the solution to eradicate this crime across the globe....

29. Ukraine's capital under fire; 3 EU nation leaders to visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-s-capital-under-fire-3-eu-nation-leaders-to-visit

Russia’s relentless bombardment of Ukraine edged closer to central Kyiv on Tuesday, with a series of strikes hitting a residential neighborhood as the leaders of three European Union countries planned a bold visit to Ukraine’s embattled capital in a show of support....

30. Ukraine’s Foreign Legion Is Ready for Battle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-s-foreign-legion-is-ready-for-battle

Resistance against Russian President Vladimir Putin is growing as foreign fighters start trickling in to join forces with Ukrainians on the ground and those returning home to fight for their nation....

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