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1. Cyprus-Greece ferry bookings open on Wednesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-ferry-bookings-open-on-wednesday

The Deputy Ministry of Shipping announced the commencement of the third season of operation for the Cyprus-Greece Maritime Passenger Link in a press conference held on Tuesday, April 16, 2024....

2. FBI probes crew's awareness in Baltimore bridge collapse inquiry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fbi-probes-crew-s-awareness-in-baltimore-bridge-collapse-inquiry

The FBI has launched a criminal inquiry into the devastating collapse of a Baltimore bridge, which claimed the lives of six construction workers....

3. Commonwealth leaders forge path to ocean sustainability

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commonwealth-leaders-forge-path-to-ocean-sustainability

On Friday, April 19, 2024, Limassol will host the inaugural ministerial summit for the Oceans of the Commonwealth States....

4. US airlines push Biden to halt China routes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-airlines-push-biden-to-halt-china-routes

Large U.S. airlines and some of their unions are asking the Biden administration to stop approving any more flights between the United States and China because of what they call ''anti-competitive'' policies that China imposes on U.S. carriers....

5. Government considers creation of speed track to boost road safety

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-considers-creation-of-speed-track-to-boost-road-safety

The prospect of establishing a dedicated track for speed enthusiasts has emerged as part of efforts to bolster road safety, according to Minister of Transport, Communications, and Works, Alexis Vafeadis....

6. Taiwan hit by 7.4 magnitude earthquake, strongest in 25 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/taiwan-hit-by-7-4-magnitude-earthquake-strongest-in-25-years

Taiwan experienced its most powerful earthquake in a quarter century, disrupting the morning rush hour and claiming four lives....

7. Can high-speed trains boost birth rates in South Korea?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/can-high-speed-trains-boost-birth-rates-in-south-korea

In a bold move to combat its plummeting birth rates, South Korea has unveiled a groundbreaking initiative: the Great Train eXpress (GTX)....

8. 'Dirty fuel' suspected in Baltimore bridge collapse tragedy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dirty-fuel-suspected-in-baltimore-bridge-collapse-tragedy

Federal, state, and local authorities are launching a comprehensive investigation into the tragic Baltimore bridge collapse, focusing on various potential factors, including the possibility of contaminated fuel playing a role. ...

9. Bridge collapse claims lives of two workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bridge-collapse-claims-lives-of-two-workers

The Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse early Tuesday resulted in the recovery of two bodies from the Patapsco River, identified as Alejandro Hernandez Fuentes......

10. How Russia defies sanctions with its secret gas fleet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-russia-defies-sanctions-with-its-secret-gas-fleet

Moscow's response to Western sanctions on the Russian gas industry has revealed a strategic shift in its approach, with the creation of a 'shadow fleet' of liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers. ...

11. Container ship crash in Baltimore raises global supply chain concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/container-ship-crash-in-baltimore-raises-global-supply-chain-concerns

Fears of potential disruptions to global supply chains have surged following a catastrophic incident in the bustling port city of Baltimore. ...

12. Baltimore bridge collapse leaves six presumed dead

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/baltimore-bridge-collapse-leaves-six-presumed-dead

In a tragic turn of events early Tuesday morning, a bridge collapse in Baltimore Harbor has left six workers missing and presumed dead....

13. Baltimore Mayor declares local state of emergency after key bridge collapse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/baltimore-mayor-declares-local-state-of-emergency-after-key-bridge-collapse

Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott has taken decisive action in the wake of the Key Bridge collapse, declaring a local state of emergency. ...

14. Security alert issued for US citizens in France following Moscow attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/security-alert-issued-for-us-citizens-in-france-following-moscow-attack

The American embassy in Paris has issued a security alert for U.S. citizens in France in the wake of last week's terrorist attack in Moscow....

15. Cyprus sees surge in electric vehicle interest, prompts policy review

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-surge-in-electric-vehicle-interest-prompts-policy-review

Two months after the launch of Cyprus' electric vehicle subsidy program, public interest is surging, prompting officials to review policy measures....

16. Is self-service security screening the wave of the future?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/is-self-service-security-screening-the-wave-of-the-future

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is set to test a self-service screening system at Harry Reid International Airport, challenging the trend of major retailers scaling back on self-checkout options....

17. Larnaca: Humanitarian aid ship ready to set sail for Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-humanitarian-aid-ship-ready-to-set-sail-for-gaza

Everything is set for the departure of the Open Arms ship, which will carry the initial shipment of humanitarian aid through the Amalthea project to Palestinians...

18. Larnaca: Humanitarian aid sets sail for Gaza this afternoon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-humanitarian-aid-sets-sail-for-gaza-this-afternoon

This afternoon, a vessel carrying a floating platform loaded with humanitarian aid is expected to depart from the port of Larnaca towards Gaza as part of the ''Amalthea'' humanitarian corridor....

19. Cyprus bridges East and West as Amalthea project gets under way

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-bridges-east-and-west-as-amalthea-project-gets-under-way

Apostolos Tomaras' recent article in Kathimerini's printed Sunday edition details the establishment of the Gaza Maritime Humanitarian Aid Corridor, ...

20. Inflation and new markets propel spending close to €3 billion in 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inflation-and-new-markets-propel-spending-close-to-€3-billion-in-2023

Just before the end of last summer, economic analysts' projections for 2023 tourism revenue were nearing a record close to €3 billion. ...

21. Cyprus economic growth soars 2.5% for 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-economic-growth-soars-2-5-for-2023

Cyprus' economic growth is estimated at 2.5% in real terms in 2023. At current prices, the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is estimated to increase by 7.1%, according to the Statistical Service of Cyprus....

22. Why marriage shouldn't be the answer to €2B loans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/why-marriage-shouldn-t-be-the-answer-to-€2b-loans

In 2023, Cyprus secured a substantial loan totaling €2.02 billion from the Bank of Cyprus, earmarking €510 million specifically for housing initiatives. ...

23. Cyprus mulls speed limit reduction to boost safety

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-mulls-speed-limit-reduction-to-boost-safety

The Department of Public Works in Cyprus has concluded a study proposing a reduction in speed limits from 50 km/h to 30 km/h in specific urban areas, aiming to curb accidents, decrease pollution, and foster eco-friendly transportation....

24. Airbnb soars in Cyprus as over 6,700 properties embrace the trend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/airbnb-soars-in-cyprus-as-over-6-700-properties-embrace-the-trend

In Cyprus, there's a growing trend in tourist accommodation preferences, with an increasing number opting for self-catering options like Airbnb, according to Marios Tsianakas,...

25. Cyprus development expenditure: 2023 surpasses €1B

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-development-expenditure-2023-surpasses-€1b

The realization of state budget development expenditure in 2023 reached 72% compared to 70% in 2022 and the average of 69% over the last decade, according to a Treasury report released on Wednesday....

26. Cyprus proposes €700 fine for first-time illegal taxi services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-proposes-€700-fine-for-first-time-illegal-taxi-services

The Ministry of Transport, Communications, and Works has tabled a bill aimed at tackling the issue of passenger transport by unlicensed taxi drivers, proposing fines of €700 for first-time offenders and €1500 thereafter....

27. Government courts global investors in ambitious growth push

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/government-courts-global-investors-in-ambitious-growth-push

In a bid to position Cyprus as an enticing destination for foreign investments, the President of the Republic addressed a gathering of over 100 foreign investors and companies at the Presidential Palace. ...

28. Transport Minister unveils €36.5M EV subsidy scheme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transport-minister-unveils-€36-5m-ev-subsidy-scheme

Transport Minister Alexis Vafeadis unveiled a new €36.5 million electric vehicle subsidy scheme on Thursday, financed by the EU's Recovery and Resilience Mechanism....

29. Fallout from Boeing 737 MAX 9 door panel incident, bolts missing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fallout-from-boeing-737-max-9-door-panel-incident-bolts-missing

A door panel detachment from a Boeing 737 MAX 9 jet mid-flight on January 5 has raised significant safety alarms, with a preliminary report from U.S. investigators shedding light on the concerning incident. ...

30. Dedicated checkpoint lane eases travel for students and enclaved

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/dedicated-checkpoint-lane-eases-travel-for-students-and-enclaved

A dedicated lane has been established at the Ayios Dometios checkpoint in Nicosia to streamline the travel process for students residing in Turkish-occupied areas attending school in the government-controlled regions of the Republic, ...

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