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31. Visually impaired paralympian blocked from competing due to UK guide dog policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/visually-impaired-paralympian-blocked-from-competing-due-to-uk-guide-dog-policy

A Paralympic swimmer set to compete in this summer’s Games says his career is at risk after post-Brexit policy changes barred him from flying in and out of the UK with his guide dog....

32. Government launches 10 new digital Civil Registry services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-launches-10-new-digital-civil-registry-services

The creation of online services for the benefit of citizens is a high priority for the government, said Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou on Thursday during a joint press conference with Deputy Minister......

33. DSV and UNICEF announce partnership to increase access to essential supplies for children worldwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/dsv-and-unicef-announce-partnership-to-increase-access-to-essential-supplies-for-children-worldwide

The new strategic partnership will provide rapid emergency responses while strengthening national supply chains....

34. British teen becomes world's first to receive brain implant for epilepsy control

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-teen-becomes-world-s-first-to-receive-brain-implant-for-epilepsy-control

A UK teenager with severe epilepsy has become the first person in the world to be fitted with a brain implant aimed at bringing seizures under control....

35. Turkey warns Greece and Cyprus to avoid Middle East conflicts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-warns-greece-and-cyprus-to-avoid-middle-east-conflicts

Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan issued a stern warning to Greece and Cyprus, advising them to stay away from Middle Eastern conflicts. Speaking on the Turkish channel Haburturk, Fidan declared, "Stay away from the Middle East, or the fire will come and find you."...

36. Heatwave halts deliveries, stores see orders plunge by up to 80%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/heatwave-halts-deliveries-stores-see-orders-plunge-by-up-to-80

A noticeable decrease in store order volume was caused by high temperatures and work stoppages following warnings from the Department of Labor Inspection....

37. Two shipwrecks off Italy leave 11 dead and 64 missing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-shipwrecks-off-italy-leave-11-dead-and-64-missing

According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), more than 3,150 migrants died or went missing in the Mediterranean last year, making it the deadliest migration route in the world....

38. Rescuers brave flames to save dog in Paphos wildfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rescuers-brave-flames-to-save-dog-in-paphos-wildfire

The dedication and bravery of firefighting teams and volunteer groups are crucial every summer as they battle the fires that plague the island of Cyprus. A recent rescue effort has captured the hearts of many, highlighted by a poignant photo of a rescuer cradling a dog in his arms....

39. Cyprus grad's speech raises alarm on political influence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-grad-s-speech-raises-alarm-on-political-influence

In a poignant graduation speech at the University of Cyprus, Lambros Dionysiou, a standout undergraduate from the Faculty of Science......

40. Cyprus faces crisis with 120 illegal waste sites igniting fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-crisis-with-120-illegal-waste-sites-igniting-fires

In Cyprus, there are approximately 120 illegal waste sites, with the Fire Service in the Nicosia district responding to 45 incidents in the past two years alone, as disclosed by the Parliamentary Environment Committee on Wednesday. MPs have urged relevant authorities to take decisive action....

41. Protesters paint Stonehenge, Taylor Swift jet not present at airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-paint-stonehenge-taylor-swift-jet-not-present-at-airport

Environmental activists from the group Just Stop Oil have sparked widespread condemnation after a series of disruptive protests within 24 hours....

42. Standard & Poor’s upgrades Bank of Cyprus rating

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/standard-poor-s-upgrades-bank-of-cyprus-rating

Standard & Poor’s (S&P) has upgraded Bank of Cyprus’ long-term issuer rating to BB+, just one notch below investment-grade status, and assigned a positive outlook. This comes shortly after the upgrade of Cyprus’ long-term rating to BBB+, also with a positive outlook....

43. Cyprus to sell €1 billion bond after improved credit ratings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-sell-1-billion-bond-after-improved-credit-ratings

The Republic of Cyprus is expediting its return to the financial markets, seeking to leverage recent credit rating upgrades by Fitch and Standard & Poor's......

44. CBC projects 3% GDP growth in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cbc-projects-3-gdp-growth-in-2024

The Central Bank of Cyprus has revised its 2024 forecast for GDP growth to 3%, from 2.8% that was expected last March, mainly due to the upward revision of domestic demand, while it maintained its forecast for growth in the years 2025 and 2026, at 3.1% and 3.2%, respectively....

45. Cyprus reforms are a comedy of errors in governance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-reforms-are-a-comedy-of-errors-in-governance

Following last Sunday's vote, the much-publicized local government reform will take effect on July 1. This, like many other reforms, has been carried out in typical Cypriot fashion. ...

46. US Surgeon General urges social media warning labels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-surgeon-general-urges-social-media-warning-labels

In a bold move aimed at protecting youth mental health, US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy has proposed mandatory warning labels on social media platforms, akin to those found on cigarette packages. ...

47. FT: Biden eases path to citizenship for 500,000 undocumented spouses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ft-biden-eases-path-to-citizenship-for-500-000-undocumented-spouses

President Joe Biden is set to announce a major reform to U.S. immigration policy, offering up to 500,000 undocumented spouses of American citizens an easier path to legal status and U.S. citizenship. ...

48. Geroskipou awakes to explosion, solar heater suspected

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/geroskipou-awakes-to-explosion-solar-heater-suspected

An early morning explosion on Tuesday startled residents in the quiet neighborhood of Geroskipou. The blast, originating from a home solar water heater, caused significant damage but resulted in no injuries....

49. 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....

50. Cyprus plans €3.1B climate investment by 2030

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-plans-€3-1b-climate-investment-by-2030

Cyprus’ total investment on climate change in both EU and public funds as well as private investments are estimated to amount to €3.1 billion by 2030, the Finance Ministry has said....

51. Banks blame high interest rates for decline of new loans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/banks-blame-high-interest-rates-for-decline-of-new-loans

Loan demand continued to fall in the first quarter of 2024, with banks blaming high interest rates for the decline. ...

52. Brace yourself for another scorcher!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brace-yourself-for-another-scorcher

The relentless heatwave in Cyprus shows no sign of abating, with temperatures continuing to sizzle above 40 degrees. Today, Thursday (13/06), the mercury is expected to skyrocket to a scorching 43 degrees. An orange warning is in effect from 12:00 noon until 17:00....

53. CBC chief warns: Tax on big profits could hurt economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cbc-chief-warns-tax-on-big-profits-could-hurt-economy

The new Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC), Christodoulos Patsalides, expressed opposition to a windfall profits tax, which is a tax imposed by governments on companies that have experienced unexpectedly large profits,...

54. Wildfire subsides, surveying of damage begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wildfire-subsides-surveying-of-damages-begin

The raging fire in Paphos has subsided, according to statements made by the Minister of Agriculture following the Council of Ministers meeting....

55. 153,000 people struggle with low incomes and high living costs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/153-000-people-struggle-with-low-incomes-and-high-living-costs

The share of Cyprus' population at risk of poverty or social exclusion remained steady at 16.7% in 2023, according to the Statistical Service of Cyprus (Cystat). This means that approximately 153,000 people in Cyprus are struggling with low incomes and high living costs....

56. Four U.S. university staff stabbed in China park (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-u-s-university-staff-stabbed-in-china-park

Four staff members from a U.S. university were stabbed in Beishan Park in northeast China, officials said Monday....

57. Europe's right-wing surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/europe-s-right-wing-surge

The votes are still being counted, but the European Parliament election results point to a surge of support for right-wing and far-right parties....

58. Fitch upgrades Cyprus to 'BBB+'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/fitch-upgrades-cyprus-to-bbb

Fitch Ratings has upgraded Cyprus' Long-Term Foreign Currency Issuer Default Rating from 'BBB' to 'BBB+' with a positive outlook....

59. Is there a link between coronavirus and cancer?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/is-there-a-link-between-coronavirus-and-cancer

In Rock Hill, South Carolina, Kashyap Patel, the head of Carolina Blood and Cancer Care Associates, grew concerned during a lunch meeting in 2021. ...

60. Heatwave forces classes outdoors due to lack of air conditioning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heatwave-forces-classes-outdoors-due-to-lack-of-air-conditioning

As Cyprus endures a sweltering heatwave with temperatures reaching 45 degrees Celsius, public school teachers have been forced to hold classes outdoors due to the lack of air conditioning. The extreme heat has rendered classrooms unbearable, prompting educators to seek any available shade....

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