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1. Water reservoir levels plummet to 36.8%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/water-reservoir-levels-plummet-to-36-8

Reservoirs across Cyprus have reached critically low levels due to an extended heatwave, with current water storage at just 36.8% of total capacity, according to the Water Development Department....

2. Cyprus commemorates half a century since Turkish invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-commemorates-half-a-century-since-turkish-invasion

Half a century has passed since the tragic morning of July 20, 1974, when Turkish forces invaded Cyprus, marking the start of a prolonged period of death, destruction, and occupation that persists to this day. ...

3. American journalist sentenced to 16 Years in Russian prison

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/american-journalist-sentenced-to-16-years-in-russian-prison

Evan Gershkovich, an American journalist working for the Wall Street Journal, has been found guilty of espionage by a Russian court and sentenced to 16 years in prison....

4. ''We're having a heatwave, a tropical heatwave...''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/we-re-having-a-heatwave-a-tropical-heatwave

The Department of Meteorology has issued a yellow warning for extreme temperatures today. The warning is in effect from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, with maximum temperatures expected to reach a scorching 42 degrees Celsius inland and around 32 degrees Celsius in the higher mountain areas....

5. Kuwait sends 200 tonnes of aid to Gaza via Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kuwait-sends-200-tonnes-of-aid-to-gaza-via-cyprus

A delegation from Kuwait’s Al-Salam Association for Humanitarian and Charitable Works is set to send around 200 tonnes of humanitarian aid to Gaza’s civilian population via the Amalthea humanitarian corridor to the port of Ashdod, Israel....

6. Are we in a real estate bubble?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/are-we-in-a-real-estate-bubble

The real estate market has been steadily rising since 2015, marking the ninth consecutive year of growth in the sector. However, this broad trend has not been without fluctuations, particularly influenced by the economic disruptions of the pandemic era. Monthly analyses of transaction numbers and volumes from this platform illustrate these ups and downs....

7. $230 million humanitarian aid pier to be dismantled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/$230-million-humanitarian-pier-to-be-dismantled

U.S. officials announced Thursday that the man-made pier intended to facilitate the delivery of humanitarian aid to Gaza will be dismantled due to persistent operational challenges....

8. Rare tornado touches down in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rare-tornado-touches-down-in-nicosia

In a rare weather event, a tornado touched down in the Nicosia province, specifically in the Mammari area, as confirmed by several citizen videos posted on the ''Kairophiles Cyprus'' page. ...

9. Boeing to plead guilty and pay $243.6M fine in 737 MAX settlement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boeing-to-plead-guilty-and-pay-$243-6m-fine-in-737-max-settlement

Boeing has agreed to plead guilty to a criminal fraud conspiracy charge and pay a $243.6 million fine to settle a U.S. Justice Department probe into its involvement in two fatal crashes of the 737 MAX aircraft that resulted in the deaths of 346 people in Indonesia and Ethiopia between 2018 and 2019....

10. Cypriot students stranded by Swiss landslide begin journey home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-students-stranded-by-swiss-landslide-begin-journey-home

Sixty-five students and six teachers from the English School in Nicosia are on their way back to Cyprus after being stranded in Switzerland due to a landslide....

11. How Russian LNG still powers Europe despite sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-russian-lng-still-powers-europe-despite-sanctions

The Yakov Gakkel LNG tanker plays a crucial role in maintaining Europe's gas supply, transporting liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Siberia to European terminals....

12. European Commission targets tiger mosquitoes in Cyprus with €500,000 initiative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-commission-targets-tiger-mosquitoes-in-cyprus-with-€500-000-initiative

The European Commission announced on Friday a new initiative to eradicate Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in Cyprus....

13. English School students stranded in Swiss hotel after landslide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/english-school-students-stranded-in-swiss-hotel-after-landslide

Seventy-one students and teachers from The English School in Cyprus remain stranded at their hotel in Switzerland following a landslide caused by severe weather....

14. Ministry plans alternative education for juvenile delinquents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-plans-alternative-education-for-juvenile-delinquents

Concerns over youth delinquency have prompted Cyprus's Ministry of Education to develop a targeted plan for an alternative education program aimed at juvenile offenders....

15. Health Minister admitted to Apolloneio Hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-admitted-to-apolloneio-hospital

Health Minister Michalis Damianos was transferred to ''Apolloneio'' Hospital on Tuesday after experiencing severe discomfort earlier in the day....

16. 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....

17. Ypsonas Municipality under fire after residents pay for pipe repairs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ypsonas-municipality-under-fire-after-residents-pay-for-pipe-repairs

Residents of Ypsonas are grappling with severe disruptions after a major water pipe break left many homes without water for days....

18. Ibiza airport closed after bomb threat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ibiza-airport-closed-after-bomb-threat

Ibiza Airport was forced to shutdown this afternoon following a bomb threat reported on a Ryanair flight destined for Milan-Bergamo. Authorities have not yet confirmed details of the threat, which prompted the suspension of normal operations for nearly an hour....

19. Lifeguard bans blacks from occupied area's beach

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lifeguard-bans-blacks-from-occupied-area-s-beach

A controversy has ignited at Kymides Beach in the occupied areas, sparked by a lifeguard's discriminatory social media post outlining restrictive rules targeting specific nationalities and races....

20. Over 100 animals killed in Paphos wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-100-animals-killed-in-paphos-wildfires

Recent fires have destroyed more than 3,000 hectares of farmland in the Paphos region, impacting the areas of Psathi, Polemi, Choulou, and Agios Dimitrianos, according to Deputy Director of the Agriculture Department Konstantis Spanassiis. ...

21. 65 migrants drowned, 11 rescued in Italy's Ionian sea disaster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/65-migrants-drowned-11-rescued-in-italy-s-ionian-sea-disaster

The waters of the Ionian Sea seem tranquil enough in the middle of June, but they also form part of the most dangerous migration route in the world....

22. ''We envision transforming people's lives for the better''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/we-envision-transforming-people-s-lives-for-the-better

The Cleanthus Foundation aims to enhance the lives of those in need and make a positive impact on society through its programs and funding initiatives. ...

23. Fires devastate homes and solar park, communities reeling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fires-devastate-homes-and-solar-park-communities-reeling

Twenty-one houses, including three completely destroyed, were among the casualties of fires that swept through the Paphos district over the last two days, Deputy Prefect George Chrysafini reported Wednesday....

24. US President's son convicted of illegal gun purchase

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-president-s-son-convicted-of-illegal-gun-purchase

Hunter Biden, the 54-year-old son of President Joe Biden, has been found guilty of illegally purchasing a firearm by hiding his drug use. This marks the first criminal prosecution of a sitting US president's offspring....

25. Gantz resigns from war cabinet over Gaza strategy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gantz-resigns-from-war-cabinet-over-gaza-strategy

Benny Gantz, Israel's war cabinet minister, announced his resignation from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's emergency government, citing dissatisfaction with Netanyahu’s approach to the ongoing conflict with Hamas in Gaza....

26. 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....

27. Cyprus leads Europe in prison overcrowding

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-europe-in-prison-overcrowding

Cyprus leads Europe in prison overcrowding and the percentage of female inmates, according to the Council of Europe’s Annual Penal Statistics on Prison Populations (SPACE I) for 2023, released Thursday....

28. Heatwave leads to fainting and nosebleeds in schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heatwave-leads-to-faintings-and-nosebleeds-in-schools

Incidents of children experiencing dizziness and nosebleeds due to high temperatures have been reported in schools, according to POED President Myria Vassiliou....

29. Beyonce's producer accused of repeated sexual assault

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/beyonce-s-producer-accused-of-repeated-sexual-assault

Grammy award-winning producer and songwriter The-Dream has been accused of rape and sexual battery, according to a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles...

30. Cyprus braces for extreme heat and high fire risk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-braces-for-extreme-heat-and-high-fire-risk-tomorrow

The Cyprus Meteorological Service has issued a yellow warning for extreme high temperatures on Tuesday, with inland temperatures expected to soar to around 42 degrees Celsius (108 degrees Fahrenheit). The warning is in effect from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. local time....

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