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91. Struggle for survivors of fire trying to return to normalcy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/struggle-for-survivors-of-fire-trying-to-return-to-normalcy

Survivors of last month’s deadly blazes on the outskirts of Attica are struggling to cope while experts are warning of the public health risks posed by toxic ash in the afflicted areas, Kathimerini has learned....

92. Experts warn of pollution in areas hit by Attica wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-warn-of-pollution-in-areas-hit-by-attica-wildfires

As a judicial investigation into last month’s catastrophic wildfires in parts of Attica gathers pace, experts have warned of toxic pollution in the areas affected by the blazes....

93. Lack of early warning, town planning led to high death toll, study finds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lack-of-early-warning-town-planning-led-to-high-death-toll-study-finds

Authorities’ failure to issue a timely warning about the approaching wildfire that scorched the town of Mati, a popular tourist resort 17 miles east of Athens, left “almost zero time between realizing the danger and reacting to it,” according to a preliminary inquiry into the deadly inferno released Tuesday by the University of Athens. ...

94. Investing in knowledge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/investing-in-knowledge

A growth rate of 1.9 percent is way too small for a country like Greece, especially as the rest of Europe’s performance is so much more robust. This is, after all, a country that shed 25 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP) in the course of a decade. What we should be seeing, therefore, is the effect of a tightly wound spring, whereby a virtuous cycle of growth begins and only gets faster with time. Instead, we’re hobbling along at 1.9 percent, the slowest rate an economy can achieve after hitting rock bottom....

95. NETFLIX is king

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/netflix-is-king

The complete list of nominees for the best in television released for the 70th annual Primetime Emmy Awards reflects the new age of entertainment by streaming...

96. July is tequila month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/july-is-tequila-month

National Tequila Day is fast approaching, on July 24, and Kathimerini’s WIZ Urban Guide thought it would be cool to couple a few tips together on what people ought to know about this popular drink, just in time before taking their next sip...

97. Dozens of Attica beaches found unfit for swimming

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dozens-of-attica-beaches-found-unfit-for-swimming

Seventy-one out of 323 beaches inspected by the Panhellenic Center for Ecological Research in the Greek capital’s Attica region were found unfit for swimming, with low cleanliness scores going to popular spots like Loutsa, Oropos and Schinias....

98. Woman returns €10,000 she stole from breast cancer society

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-stole-€10-000-from-breast-cancer-society

An employee at the Europa Donna Cyprus, a breast cancer awareness society, was arrested for stealing over €10,000 from the charity...

99. Baby jellyfish stings on the rise in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/baby-jellyfish-stings-on-the-rise-in-limassol

The number of swimmers stung by jellyfish at Lady’s Mile beach has gone up in recent weeks, with authorities saying incidents were specific to the area due to underwater currents...

100. AG names investigators to comb though co-op

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ag-names-investigators-to-comb-though-entire-co-op

A former judge, an economist, and a banker will make up the executive committee that will investigate any suspicious dealings that took place in the troubled Cypriot co-op...

101. Turkey: Even birds need our consent to fly in the Aegean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-even-birds-need-our-consent-to-fly-in-the-aegean

With Greece featuring prominently in Turkey’s election campaigning, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu raised the tension a notch again Thursday, warning that not even a bird will fly over the Aegean without Ankara’s permission....

102. Korean-Hellenic ship forum to highlight ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/korean-hellenic-ship-forum-to-highlight-ties

The “Korean-Hellenic Maritime Cooperation Forum,” to be held on Wednesday, June 6, in the context of the Posidonia 2018 shipping fair next to Athens International Airport, is expected to draw quite a crowd and will highlight the long-standing cooperation between the two nations in the maritime sector....

103. Search for 'lost brides' of Cyprus digs up painful past

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/search-for-lost-brides-of-cyprus-digs-up-painful-past

Those who witnessed it said a sobbing Fetine Menish had to be physically dragged by each arm to meet her fate; the 14-year-old was being married off to a Palestinian merchant searching Cyprus for a suitable Muslim wife to take back home...

104. Mediterranean diet is falling out of favour with southern Europeans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/mediterranean-diet-is-falling-out-of-favour-with-southern-europeans

Recent data found that in Italy, Cyprus, Spain, Malta, Greece and San Marino, one in five boys were obese...

105. UNHCR: Asylum seekers in Cyprus lack decent housing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-asylum-seekers-in-cyprus-need-decent-housing

With less than 10% of asylum-seekers accommodated at the reception centre, decent housing is a major problem thousands of asylum seekers face, a UNHCR report said...

106. 'Bonfire of the Vanities' author Tom Wolfe dead at 88

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/bonfire-of-the-vanities-author-tom-wolfe-dead-at-88

Tom Wolfe, an early practitioner of “new journalism” who captured the mood and culture of America across five decades with books including “The Bonfire of the Vanities,” “The Right Stuff,” and “The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test,” has died at the age of 88...

107. Eastern Mediterranean faces 'security threat' from Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eastern-mediterranean-faces-security-threat-from-cyprus

The eastern Mediterranean region will face a sustained security threat if Cyprus continues unilateral operations there, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said...

108. Are Britons really bothered about royal wedding?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/are-britons-really-bothered-about-royal-wedding

There is no doubt that the wedding of Prince Harry, Queen Elizabeth’s grandson and sixth-in-line to the throne, and Hollywood actress Markle, star of TV drama “Suits”, has the media transfixed...

109. Experts says Cyprus economy to grow by 3.8% this year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/experts-says-cyprus-economy-to-grow-by-3-8-this-year

The Cypriot economy will pick up momentum in 2018, the University of Cyprus’s Economic Research Centre predicts, upgrading its growth forecast to 3.8% compared with its previous projection of 3.6%. ...

110. Breast cancer screening failure may have shortened 270 lives in England

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/breast-cancer-screening-failure-may-have-shortened-270-lives-in-england

As many as 270 women’s lives may have been shortened after an IT failure in England’s breast cancer screening programme meant 450,000 patients were not invited for appointments...

111. Hard Brexit faction in May's party deny issuing threat over customs union

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hard-brexit-faction-in-may-s-party-deny-issuing-threat-over-customs-union

The leader of a faction in British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative party demanding a clean break from the European Union has denied issuing an ultimatum ...

112. Russian Twitter accounts tried to help Labour win UK election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-twitter-accounts-tried-to-help-labour-win-uk-election

Russian Twitter accounts pumped out messages in support of the opposition Labour party in an attempt to influence last year’s British election, according to new research...

113. Cypriot university attracts Greek scholars

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-university-attracts-greek-scholars

Greek academics and students are looking to Cyprus for work and educational opportunities, in hope of escaping the distortions of the Greek market and stubbornly high unemployment...

114. Economic sentiment in Cyprus marginally improves in April

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/economic-sentiment-in-cyprus-marginally-improves-in-april

The Economic Sentiment Indicator ESI, edged up by 1.5 points in April compared with the previous month, reaching 119 points...

115. Two Cypriot universities among top 10 in New Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cut-and-ucy-among-top-10-in-new-europe

Two universities in Cyprus have been ranked second and third among best institutions from new EU member states, with institutions from 12 out of 13 countries making the list. ...

116. Limitless incompetence and puerility

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/limitless-incompetence-and-puerility

Who would have thought that the news regarding the lease of two frigates from France, confirmed with such fanfare to Kathimerini would be denied in an equally loud manner just days later...

117. Specialist team recovers Mirage flight recorder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/specialist-team-recovers-mirage-flight-recorder

An oceanographic vessel of the Greek Center for Marine Research, using a robotic submersible, retrieved on Tuesday the flight recorder of the Mirage 2000-5 which crashed into the sea in the central Aegean, near Skyros, on April 12, killing the pilot Captain Giorgos Baltadoros....

118. North Korea test freeze blunts its nuclear threat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-korea-test-freeze-blunts-its-nuclear-threat

North Korea said it no longer needed to conduct nuclear or intercontinental ballistic missile tests because it had reached its weapons development goals...

119. Limassol residents want mobile antenna removed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pissouri-residents-want-antenna-gone-this-year

Pissouri residents threaten to pull their kids out of school if Limassol authorities fail to remove a mobile telephony tower that is transmitting next to the community’s elementary school. Scientists remain unconvinced of any real health risk over wifi signals, but parents insist they don't want to take any chances....

120. Cannabis and opium were part of ancient Cypriot culture

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cannabis-and-opium-were-part-of-ancient-cypriot-culture

The distinction between medicine and the mind-altering drug may have been lost on ancient peoples...

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