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03 December, 2022
 

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1. Program to combat desertification in Cyprus and Greece gets underway in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/program-to-combat-desertification-in-cyprus-and-greece-gets-underway-in-nicosia

LIFE AgrOassis, a program that aims to tackle the desertification of land in Cyprus and Greece, kicked off today, during an event in Nicosia....

2. The humble potato may hold key to defeating both hospital superbugs and crop diseases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-humble-potato-may-hold-key-to-defeating-both-hospital-superbugs-and-crop-diseases

The humble potato, which contains a natural antibiotic that destroys harmful bacteria, could hold the key to beating hospital superbugs in the future, according to research from a multinational team of researchers in Europe....

3. Cyprus seen as ‘special window’ to arming Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-seen-as-‘special-window-to-arming-ukraine

Rumors continue to grow regarding Cyprus potentially supplying Russian-made weapons to Ukraine, with The New York Times this week suggesting Nicosia has been actively discussing better replacements from Washington in recent meetings where Kiev also came up as a topic of discussion...

4. Turks slam Greeks over fake ‘push-forward’ story

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turks-slam-greeks-over-fake-‘push-forward-story

Turkey has slammed Greece’s migration minister over a video tweet allegedly showing members of the Turkish coast guard beating refugees during an alleged push-forward, with Ankara rushing to provide context and accusing Greek media of failing to properly retract a fabricated story...

5. SBA judge slams criminal justice system in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sba-judge-slams-criminal-justice-system-in-cyprus

A resident judge on the British Bases in Cyprus, who recently denied a removal request for two suspects in connection with an ongoing fake cocaine investigation, took the time in his remarks to issue a far-reaching indictment against the maladies of the Greek Cypriot criminal justice system...

6. CNN journalist cancels interview with Iranian president when asked to wear headscarf

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cnn-journalist-cancels-interview-with-iranian-president-when-asked-to-wear-headscarf

CNN's Christiane Amanpour canceled an interview with the Iranian president after he asked her to wear a headscarf amid the civil unrest in Tehran....

7. California to allow human remains to be composted and used as soil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/california-to-allow-human-remains-to-be-composted-and-used-as-soil

California will begin offering the option of human composting after death thanks to a bill recently signed into law that aims to tackle climate change....

8. Irregular immigration, the responsibilities of Turkey and the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-irregular-immigration-the-responsibilities-of-turkey-and-the-eu

"Turkey will take all necessary measures to prevent the opening of new sea or land routes of irregular migration from Turkey to the EU and will cooperate in this regard with neighboring countries as well as the EU." ...

9. Broken fortress discovered under 'mega-monument' burial mound in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/broken-fortress-discovered-under-mega-monument-burial-mound-in-cyprus

Archaeologists excavating an enormous ancient burial mound in Cyprus have uncovered an even older structure hidden beneath it: a rampart, or part of a defensive wall, according to a statement from the Department of Antiquities Cyprus....

10. Deadly spiritual ceremony suspect arrested in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-spiritual-ceremony-suspect-arrested-in-cyprus

A man has been extradited to Cyprus where he was wanted in connection with the death of a woman in 2019 when things went terribly wrong in an Ayahuasca ceremony in Larnaca...

11. Realtor employee suffocates under pile of dirt

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/realtor-employee-suffocates-under-pile-of-dirt

A land subdivision employee lost his life under a pile of dirt on Friday in Nicosia district, when he fell into a hole after soil suddenly collapsed...

12. SBA judge faces dilemma in fake cocaine case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sba-judge-faces-dilemma-in-fake-cocaine-case

The attorneys of two men, who were arrested in Akrotiri in connection with a cocaine shipment investigation, are asking the SBA judge not to hand over their clients to the drug squad of the Republic of Cyprus, arguing their arrestable offenses were committed on British Base soil and had nothing to do with drugs...

13. Rainwater everywhere contains unsafe levels of 'forever chemicals'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rainwater-everywhere-contains-unsafe-levels-of-forever-chemicals

Rainwater everywhere on Earth has been found to contain dangerous levels of man-made 'forever chemicals' linked to cancer and other illnesses, a study has found....

14. Cyprus Police probe illegal stem cell therapy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-probe-illegal-stem-cell-therapy

Cyprus Police raided a Long Covid clinic in Larnaca this week where it turned out that stem cells from donors in Ukraine were being used illegally in overpromised patients with chronic illnesses who flock to the island’s southern town for treatment...

15. Syrian refugees await fate off Cypriot coast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-await-fate-off-cypriot-coast

Refugees including children and pregnant women stepped on Cypriot soil for medical treatment on Thursday night, while dozens of their fellow travelers were stuck on a boat waiting on an interior ministry verdict that will decide their future...

16. Remains of men slain during coup being dug up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/men-slain-during-coup-being-dug-up

New exhumations are taking place this week in Limassol after a court ordered the disinterment and reburial of four persons who were said to have been executed by EOKA during a Greek coup in Cyprus...

17. New rules to slash pesticide use in the EU by 50%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/new-rules-to-slash-pesticide-use-in-the-eu-by-50

The European Commission proposed on Wednesday legally binding targets to halve the use of chemical pesticides and restore nature across the EU, in an attempt to better protect health and recover plunging wildlife populations....

18. Ukraine probes deportation of children to Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-probes-deportation-of-children-to-russia

Prosecutors investigating war crimes cases in Ukraine are examining allegations of the forcible deportation of children to Russia since the invasion as they seek to build a genocide indictment, the country’s top prosecutor said in an interview....

19. Cyprus now an important player in LNG arena

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-now-an-important-player-in-lng-arena

The EU produces LNG from naphthalene in Cyprus An important step is the support from the Commission that is expected to shuffle the energy deck of the Eastern Mediterranean...

20. EU's von der Leyen: LNG in Cyprus and Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-von-der-leyen-lng-in-cyprus-and-greece

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen's speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos and what she said about the energy sources of the Old Continent is essentially the first step in the role that the Eastern Mediterranean and its reservoirs can play in the EU's efforts to cut its dependence on Russian hydrocarbons....

21. Head of EU border agency offers to resign after accusations of rights abuse, sources say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/head-of-eu-border-agency-offers-to-resign-after-accusations-of-rights-abuse-sources-say

The head of the European Union’s border agency Frontex, Fabrice Leggeri, has offered to resign, a source told Reuters on Friday, after accusations that the body mistreated migrants on the external frontiers of the bloc....

22. Russian socialites and influencers claim 'Russophobia in action'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/russian-socialites-and-influencers-claim-russophobia-in-action

Several Russian influencers and socialites say they've been barred from purchasing Chanel items and were told it was the brand's policy not to sell to customers who intended to bring the products back to Russia....

23. Cyprus produced 543,000 tons of solid waste in 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-produced-543-000-tons-of-solid-waste-in-2020

Today, March 18, marks World Recycling Day. It is the day when people around the world raise awareness on the importance of recycling and reuse, which are key to converting waste into resources for a circular economy....

24. Roman Abramovich 'can't' pay Queen £10,000 rent he may owe for £107m mansion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/roman-abramovich-can-t-pay-queen-£10-000-rent-he-may-owe-for-£107m-mansion

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich can't pay the Queen the £10,000 rent he may owe for the land his £107million mega-mansion sits on....

25. World faces food crisis due to Ukraine war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-faces-food-crisis-due-to-ukraine-war

A global food crisis looms unless the war in Ukraine is stopped because fertilizer prices are soaring so fast that many farmers can no longer afford soil nutrients, Russian fertilizer and coal billionaire Andrei Melnichenko said on Monday....

26. Five female-run businesses using design to create a waste-free world

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/five-female-run-businesses-using-design-to-create-a-waste-free-world

From ‘collaborating’ with bacteria to make material for trainers, to ‘unplastic’ made from brewery waste, these female-founded businesses enlist the power of creativity to do away with waste....

27. FIFA bans Russian national anthem and flag from international matches

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fifa-bans-russian-national-anthem-and-flag-from-international-matches

FIFA is taking tough football measures against Russia in response to the invasion of Ukraine....

28. Schinas visits Green Line to witness migrant influx into Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schinas-visits-green-line-to-witness-migrant-influx-into-cyprus

Commissioner Margaritis Schinas on Sunday visited the Green Line in Athienou area and had the opportunity to see with his own eyes the situation with migrant influxes that Cyprus is faced with in the past months....

29. Cypriot scientist goes deep after fireball video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-scientist-goes-deep-after-fireball-video

A bright object seen streaking over the night sky in Paphos over the weekend drew dozens of comments on social media, with the country’s space club looking at the fireball as an opportunity to get folks excited about space but also authorities to be better prepared ahead of increased solar activity...

30. Minthis wins Leading Golf Sustainability Award

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/minthis-wins-leading-golf-sustainability-award

Minthis Golf Club has demonstrated its groundbreaking work in sustainability, not only in Cyprus but worldwide, with the most prestigious honour in the golf travel industry: The 2021 IAGTO Award for Outstanding Contribution to Sustainability....

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