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1. Dangerous mosquito hitches plane ride to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dangerous-mosquito-hitches-plane-ride-to-cyprus

Cypriot authorities have been alarmed over an invasive mosquito that could potentially spread a virus, with experts saying the pesky pest most likely reached the island by plane...

2. Locals still object to barbed wire around divided Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-keep-objecting-to-barbed-wire-around-divided-nicosia

New video footage shows barbed wire tossed aside in east Nicosia, with local media following the story after locals west of the capital demonstrated over the weekend against a controversial government fence aimed at keeping irregular migrants at bay...

3. Sinkhole nearly swallows pickup truck in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sinkhole-nearly-swallows-pickup-truck-in-paphos

A large sinkhole swallowed a pickup truck in a rural area of Paphos on Tuesday, with reports pointing to water erosion caused by a pipeline months after a historic overflow at the country’s fourth largest dam...

4. Helmetless biker dies in Larnaca violent crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/helmetless-biker-dies-in-violent-crash

A young biker was killed in a violent crash in Larnaca district on Saturday when his high-powered motorcycle veered off the road outside Kalavasos, with police asking members of the public to share any information about the incident...

5. 5.8% of the total cultivated area of Cyprus is dedicated to organic products

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/5-8-of-the-total-cultivated-area-of-cyprus-is-dedicated-to-organic-products

The EU Organic Day – September 23 – is seen as the ideal opportunity to widely celebrate the organic sector and to evaluate Europe’s progress towards achieving its goal of 25% organic land by 2030....

6. Zoophile goes to prison in bestiality case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zoophile-goes-to-prison-in-bestiality-case

A man from rural Nicosia has received a prison sentence after he was found guilty of sexually abusing and torturing animals at a small farm in Larnaca...

7. Residents curious about low flights over Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/residents-get-curious-over-low-flights-in-cyprus

Cypriot defense officials rushed to clarify low flights over the island on Monday after alarmed residents sought answers online, with the activity taking place while NATO is also testing readiness of the western alliance...

8. Carob wars continue at peak harvest season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/carob-wars-continue-at-peak-harvest-season

Carob wars continue to rage in Limassol after local farmers discovered that someone beat them to their trees as the harvest season was drawing to a close...

9. Presidential candidates on the move as campaign heats up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-candidates-on-the-move-as-campaign-heats-up

The presidential election campaign trail over the weekend ended with the Cyprus Green Party deciding next month on the name of the presidential candidate it will support. ...

10. More than €370m earmarked for rural and mountain communities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-€370m-earmarked-for-rural-and-mountain-communities

"The government supports rural areas and their residents", Cyprus’ Transport Minister, Yiannis Karousos said on Sunday evening, stressing that in 2019 the government adopted the National Strategy for the Development of Mountain Communities, for the first time since the establishment of the Republic of Cyprus....

11. 4.0 magnitude tremor hits just off the coast of Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/4-0-magnitude-tremor-hits-just-off-the-coast-of-paphos

An earthquake with a magnitude measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale was recorded shortly before midnight, its epicenter centered in the sea area off the coast of ​​Paphos....

12. Teen on life support after vehicle plunges into gorge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teen-on-life-support-after-pickup-truck-plunges-into-gorge

A teenage boy is in serious condition following a pickup truck accident early Friday morning, with reports saying he was riding in the bed of a single-cab with another boy when it veered off course and fell into a gorge in rural Limassol...

13. College students scramble for affordable housing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/college-students-scramble-for-affordable-housing

Universities in the Republic of Cyprus are in the hunt for off-campus affordable housing solutions in a tough post-pandemic market, following reports that many students are resorting to nearby abodes both north and south of the divide line...

14. Never before seen archeological treasures resurfacing thanks to the drought

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thanks-to-the-drought-dinosaur-prints-old-bones-and-hunger-stones-are-resurfacing

Europe is experiencing its worst drought in at least 500 years. Landscapes across Europe and beyond are being altered as forest fires, melting glaciers and other disasters threaten to wipe out entire regions....

15. 89% of Cypriots got their news from online sources in 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/89-of-cypriots-got-their-news-from-online-sources-in-2021

Cyprus is one of the countries in the EU with the largest percentage of users using the internet to access online news sites, newspapers and news magazines, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union....

16. Carob wars suspected in car arson attack

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Police are investigating an apparent arson in rural Limassol where a car was set on fire, with detectives turning their attention to a rather suspicious graffiti found nearby...

17. Dead fox draped over street sign in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dead-fox-draped-over-street-sign-in-limassol

A photo of a dead fox hanging from a street sign has been shared with police, after the Animal Party Cyprus got word of the despicable act in rural Limassol...

18. Tourist traffic in Cyprus at 75% of 2019, says Deputy Minister of Tourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourist-traffic-in-cyprus-at-75-of-2019-says-deputy-minister-of-tourism

Tourist traffic in Cyprus, so far, has reached 75% of 2019, Deputy Minister of Tourism Savvas Perdios said on Thursday, adding that many more tourists from other markets such as Germany, Switzerland, France and Greece choose Cyprus as their destination....

19. Exness donates three fully-equipped firetrucks to the Forests Department of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/exness-donates-three-fully-equipped-firetrucks-to-the-forests-department-of-cyprus

Cyprus-based fintech company Exness has just donated three fully-equipped firetrucks to the Forests Department of Cyprus. This donation is part of the €300,000 pledge made by Exness CEO Petr Valov in 2021, following devastating wildfires across the island....

20. Local leaders arrested in asphalt plant demo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/local-leaders-arrested-in-asphalt-plant-demo

Two local community leaders in rural Nicosia were arrested on Tuesday after they physically blocked an earth digger that was prepping ground for an asphalt plant in the area...

21. Distinctive tastes in rural Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/distinctive-tastes-in-rural-cyprus

Many times, in particular villages, you will find restaurants beyond your imagination, places with exceptional and highly rated cuisine....

22. Presidential contender, ministry swing for the fences

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-contender-government-swing-for-the-fences

Cypriot presidential candidate Andreas Mavroyiannis drew heavy criticism from the interior ministry on Monday, after the former chief negotiator spoke on the weekend against a controversial barbwire fence south of the buffer zone...

23. Lidl continues to expand its stationary trade and now operates more than 12,000 stores internationally

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/lidl-continues-to-expand-its-stationary-trade-and-now-operates-more-than-12-000-stores-internationally

Lidl continues to expand its operation in Cyprus and is opening a new store in Limassol on Thursday, July 28. ...

24. Single-use plastics banned from October 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/single-use-plastics-banned-from-october-1st

As of October 1, 2022, single-use plastics products will no longer be available for sale or use in Cyprus....

25. Manufacturers must comply with halloumi specifications

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/manufacturers-must-comply-with-halloumi-specifications

By the end of the month, cheese manufacturers will produce halloumi that will fully comply with the specifications of the Protected Designation of Origin (PDO), Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment Kostas Kadis has said....

26. Elderly woman dies in rollover accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elderly-woman-dies-in-rollover-accident

An elderly woman was killed in a car accident on Wednesday morning, when a vehicle driven by her husband overturned just after midnight on a rural road in Limassol district...

27. Local councilor arrested after company bleeds cash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/local-councilor-arrested-after-company-bleeds-cash

A local councilor in rural Larnaca has been remanded in custody on suspicion of swindling a produce company in his community out of half a million, following an audit that revealed blank cheques were misused...

28. Two locals crushed to death in farming accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-locals-crushed-to-death-in-farming-accident

Police are investigating a labor accident in rural Paphos after two men on Monday were crushed to death when a combine harvester overturned on an uphill dirt road in Stroumbi...

29. Cyprus defends migration stance for ‘love of country’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-defends-migration-stance-for-‘love-of-country

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris says he would be happy if the Republic of Cyprus could bring down irregular migration by following the example of Greece, a country facing EU criticism over ‘violent’ deportations, with the Cypriot official calling on fellow citizens to show their 'love of country'...

30. Police arrest suspects in latest scam probes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-arrest-suspects-in-latest-scam-probes

Cyprus Police have been rounding up suspects in connection with fraud and deception cases under investigation, including a man accused of promising fame to unsuspecting artists under false pretenses...

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