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181. Less time for points, more focus on road safety

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/less-time-for-points-more-focus-on-road-safety

The Parliament discussed a proposal to reduce the time limit for penalty points on traffic violations from three to two years. The idea is to address the increase in court cases related to traffic offenses. The proposal has support from various authorities, and it's expected to become law soon....

182. Australia doesn't exist according to Bing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/australia-doesn-t-exist-according-to-bing

In a bizarre twist on Wednesday, Bing search results left some users questioning reality as the search engine boldly declared, "No," in response to queries about Australia's existence....

183. 'The honest state'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-honest-state

Whenever Cyprus becomes the focus of an international journalistic investigation, the perception within the media, political circles, and civil society follows a familiar pattern: initial anticipation or curiosity, followed by a few days of discussion about the country's reputation and questionable practices. ...

184. Mayors take on eco-warriors in Akamas showdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mayors-take-on-eco-warriors-in-akamas-showdown

In a heated dispute, the municipalities of Polis Chrysochous and Pegeia are vehemently protesting against the interference of various environmental organizations....

185. Significant increase of cannabis users in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/significant-increase-of-cannabis-users-in-cyprus

A 2023 survey by the Cyprus National Addictions Authority has shown a significant increase in the number of cannabis users, while its use of more than one time has doubled....

186. A deep dive into food waste solutions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-deep-dive-into-food-waste-solutions

A third of all food produced is never eaten, meanwhile millions go hungry. What can be done? Here are six simple solutions to food waste....

187. Abraham’s Tinderbox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/abraham-s-tinderbox

I’ll begin by clearly condemning Hamas and its terrorist thugs and express grief at the horrors inflicted on innocent Israeli civilians on 7 October....

188. 40 years since the 'Pseudostate' declaration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/40-years-since-the-pseudostate-declaration

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the declaration of the “pseudostate” in Cyprus’ Turkish occupied northern area....

189. Diabetes diagnosed in over 12% of Cypriot population

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/diabetes-diagnosed-in-over-12-of-cypriot-population

Minister of Health Popi Kanari has stated that, according to data from the International Diabetes Federation, one in 10 adults worldwide lives with diabetes, while in Cyprus, 12.7% of the population has been diagnosed with the disease....

190. UN expert slams western governments as ''paralysed'' in Gaza crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-expert-slams-western-governments-as-paralysed-in-gaza-crisis

A United Nations expert has accused Australia and other western governments of paralysis over the Israel-Gaza crisis, saying leaders are either “muttering inaudible words of condemnation” or staying silent in fear....

191. Trans people now eligible for baptism and godparent duty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trans-people-now-eligible-for-baptism-and-godparent-duty

The Vatican’s doctrinal office has said that transgender people can under certain circumstances be baptised in the Catholic church and serve as godparents in a statement that has been hailed as a “major step for trans inclusion”....

192. Deloitte celebrates 65 years of success in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/deloitte-celebrates-65-years-of-success-in-cyprus

This year marks 65 years of continuous successful presence for Deloitte in Cyprus. The company celebrated 65 years of ''making an impact that matters'' at an event held on 2 November, in the presence of all partners and staff. ...

193. Bhutan becomes first to 100% vaccinate street dogs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bhutan-becomes-first-to-100-vaccinate-street-dogs

Many countries have an overwhelming amount of street dogs, but sterilization and vaccination programs are a great way to keep these populations under control....

194. The mystery of Cyprus' social insurance fund

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-mystery-of-cyprus-social-insurance-fund

The Republic of Cyprus achieved its first significant milestone with the establishment of the Social Insurance System, originally introduced during the colonial era. ...

195. Life expectancy in Cyprus drops to 81.3 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/life-expectancy-in-cyprus-drops-to-81-3-years

Data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the European Union, reveals that life expectancy in Cyprus has declined to 81.3 years....

196. A legal dilemma impacts children of mixed marriages in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-legal-dilemma-impacts-children-of-mixed-marriages-in-cyprus

A legal gray area exists for children of mixed marriages in Cyprus, particularly those involving a Greek Cypriot parent and a parent who arrived in Cyprus through migratory flows, categorized as irregular, ...

197. Cyprus: Where pizza delivery outpaces the police, and hitmen deliver efficiently

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-where-pizza-delivery-outpaces-the-police-and-hitmen-deliver-efficiently

I read that after the two recent murders, there are fears of a vendetta and further bloodshed. But don't worry people. Our police have no such information, so we can all sleep soundly. ...

198. In the face of unions and GESY, where are our politicians?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/in-the-face-of-unions-and-gesy-where-are-our-politicians

The conflict between OKYpY and guilds is an undeniably political matter. It should be addressed as such if we wish to identify the political figures involved. ...

199. Top UN official to meet Cyprus President and Turkish Cypriot Leader

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/top-un-official-to-meet-cyprus-president-and-turkish-cypriot-leader

UN Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix Lacroix arrives in Cyprus at noon Wednesday for a three day visit and is scheduled to hold separate meetings in the afternoon with Cyprus President, Nikos Christodoulides, at the Presidential Palace at 1530 and with Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar in the Turkish occupied areas of the island at 1700....

200. Nicosia's silence on Turkish response to UN envoy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-s-silence-on-turkish-response-to-un-envoy

Nicosia has no information on whether the Turkish side has responded to the UN on the appointment of an envoy by the UN Secretary-General, Government Spokesperson Konstantinos Letymbiotis said on Tuesday, noting that during his meeting on Wednesday in Nicosia with UN Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, President Nikos Christodoulides, will discuss, apart from the issue of Pyla, the ongoing efforts to resume negotiations on the Cyprus problem from where they have been interrupted....

201. Riot erupts in Russia as hundreds storm airport over Israel flight arrival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/riot-erupts-in-russia-as-hundreds-storm-airport-over-israel-flight-arrival

Hundreds of people stormed into the main airport in Russia’s Dagestan region and onto the landing field Sunday, chanting antisemitic slogans and seeking passengers arriving on a flight from Tel Aviv, Israel, Russian news agencies and social media reported....

202. The toxic side of Cyprus' mushroom gathering

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-toxic-side-of-cyprus-mushroom-gathering

Mushroom enthusiasts in the mountainous regions of Cyprus have been treated to a bountiful mushroom-picking season thanks to the satisfactory rains of October....

203. Minister reveals startling quadrupling of cocaine users in two decades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-reveals-startling-quadrupling-of-cocaine-users-in-two-decades

The Minister of Justice and Public Order, Anna Koukkides Procopiou, revealed a significant rise in cocaine use in Cyprus, with the number of users estimated to have quadrupled in the past two decades....

204. Cyprus grapples with alarming gaps in youth employment and basic skills

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-grapples-with-alarming-gaps-in-youth-employment-and-basic-skills

The Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Labour, Welfare and Social Security, Andreas Kafkalias, expressed concern over the gaps in basic skills and the high percentage of young people not in employment, education, or training (14.7%) in Cyprus. ...

205. University of Nicosia: #1 in Business and Economics, #1* in Education and #1** in Psychology, in Cyprus and Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/university-of-nicosia-1-in-business-and-economics-1-in-education-and-1-in-psychology-in-cyprus-and-greece

Ranked #1 in the discipline of Business and Economics, #1* in Education, and #1** in Psychology in Cyprus and Greece by the 2024 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by Subject, the University of Nicosia (UNIC) reasserts its leading position in these three subject areas....

206. Kissinger: AI could replace humans in the next 5 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kissinger-ai-could-replace-humans-in-the-next-5-years

Henry Kissinger described artificial intelligence as the "biggest challenge of our times," predicting that humanity could be replaced by machines in the next five years....

207. EU's call for humanitarian ''pauses'' draws attention ahead of UN vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-call-for-humanitarian-pauses-draws-attention-ahead-of-un-vote

European Union leaders have stopped short of calling for a ceasefire in Gaza, instead appealing for humanitarian “pauses” to provide aid, as the UN warned its operations were being “paralyzed” by Israel’s bombardment of the besieged enclave....

208. Dhiraj Mukherjee: From Shazam success to 'paying it forward'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/dhiraj-mukherjee-from-shazam-success-to-paying-it-forward

In this insightful interview, Dhiraj Mukherjee, the co-creator of Shazam, shares his experiences and philosophy on shaping the future. Notably, after the remarkable success of Shazam, which he co-founded and later sold to Apple for a substantial sum of around 400 million, Dhiraj has been actively paying it forward....

209. Bar meeting turns into ''starvation wages'' circus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bar-meeting-turns-into-starvation-wages-circus

The Parliamentary Committee of Lawyers, in conjunction with the new Council of the Cyprus Bar Association, addressed several critical issues during their meeting today....

210. SYRIZA's Stefanos Kasselakis marries partner in New York ceremony

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syriza-s-stefanos-kasselakis-marries-partner-in-new-york-ceremony

Stefanos Kasselakis, the new leader of Greek main opposition SYRIZA, will marry his partner, Tyler Macbeth, at a civic ceremony in New York on Thursday....

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