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20 April, 2024
 

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1. Over 400,000 songbirds killed in Cyprus and sold for delicacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-400-000-songbirds-killed-in-cyprus-and-sold-for-delicacy

A recent report reveals a disturbing surge in wildlife crime in Cyprus, where over 400,000 songbirds were trapped and killed last autumn....

2. NASA's ice particle strategy to combat global warming

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nasa-s-ice-particle-strategy-to-combat-global-warming

NASA scientists have revealed a bold strategy to tackle climate change: deploying ice particles into the sky. ...

3. ''We are a banana republic'' -Glafkos Clerides

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/we-are-a-banana-republic-glafkos-clerides

A citizen chased and recorded with his mobile phone a mobile camera driver who was speeding over 140 km/h....

4. Discovery of five dead foxes sparks call for investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/discovery-of-five-dead-foxes-sparks-call-for-investigation

The Animal Party of Cyprus has once again called on the Minister of Interior, in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, to initiate an immediate comprehensive scientific study by independent researchers following the recent discovery of five deceased foxes. ...

5. Songbird slaughter continues as gangs profit amid faltering enforcement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/songbird-slaughter-continues-as-gangs-profit-amid-faltering-enforcement

A conservation group in Cyprus said Wednesday that police have been lax in cracking down on criminal gangs that illegally trap migratory songbirds to supply restaurants, although the poaching has declined overall....

6. Paphos police hunt for culprit in dog trapping tragedy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-police-hunt-for-culprit-in-dog-trapping-tragedy

The Paphos Police Department is actively investigating a distressing case involving the killing of a dog trapped in an illegal device. According to Michael Nicolaou, the Paphos CID Head and spokesperson for the Paphos Police Department, a 30-year-old woman reported the incident at Stubios police station on Sunday at 19:30....

7. Scientists uncover ultra-strong lightweight material

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scientists-uncover-ultra-strong-lightweight-material

Galvorn is stronger than steel, lighter than aluminum, and has the conductivity of copper, according to an article on LinkedIn....

8. UK Ministers urged to end marine mammal hunting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-ministers-urged-to-end-marine-mammal-hunting

Dolphins and other marine mammals are being failed by the UK government, MPs have said, as they call for ministers not to sign trade deals without considering cetacean welfare....

9. Fate of some Turkish Cypriot students unknown after quake

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-students-cheat-death-as-turkey-mourns

A number of Turkish Cypriot students were going back home after being pulled to safety in Adiyaman, hours following a deadly earthquake that left many dead in Turkey and Syria, but reports said the fate of additional pupils from the island believed to be in the rubble remained unknown...

10. Bird activists in Cyprus stand ground after video incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bird-activists-in-cyprus-stand-ground-after-video-incident

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter in Cyprus says organized hunters were misleading the public over an incident last week, saying an activist caught on video and accused of harassing them was in fact waiting for authorities after having called in an illegal activity...

11. Shanghai Disney visitors trapped after lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shanghai-disney-visitors-trapped-after-lockdown

Shanghai Disney has become the latest high-profile venue to shut its gates thanks to China's strict zero-Covid policy, trapping visitors inside....

12. Satellite images appear to show Russian ships 'stealing' Ukrainian grain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/satellite-images-appear-to-show-russian-ships-stealing-ukrainian-grain

Russia's theft of Ukrainian grain appears to be ramping up as it continues its war on the country, according to new satellite photos of the Crimean port of Sevastopol....

13. Bird activists speak out after car bomb goes off

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bird-activists-speak-out-after-car-bomb-goes-off

A car bomb went off in Larnaca on Sunday with the conservationist owners of the vehicle calling on Cypriot authorities to rein in criminal activity just days after the group published information about a man suspected to be an illegal poacher...

14. Illegal poachers turn on police during incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-poachers-turn-on-police-during-incident

Two suspected illegal bird trappers in Cyprus were briefly detained last week, with reports suggesting one of them bullied a police officer who arrived on site where activists were reporting a crime in progress...

15. Camp Ikea?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/camp-ikea

In northern Denmark, an IKEA showroom turned into a vast bedroom. ...

16. Brutal poacher attack case heads to House committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brutal-poacher-attack-heads-to-house-committee

A reported attack in rural Famagusta against a conservation activist, who told police he was assaulted by suspected illegal poachers in the dead of night, caught the attention of a House member who says she will raise the issue before the internal affairs committee...

17. 'Excuse me...do you have any Grey Poupon?'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/excuse-me-do-you-have-any-grey-poupon

For those of you old enough to remember the Grey Poupon mustard commercials, Rolls Royce became synonymous with luxurious elegant picnics in the countryside,...

18. Larnaca woman dies in fiery car crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-woman-dies-in-fiery-car-crash

A woman was killed in a horrific car accident in Larnaca on Sunday, when the vehicle she was driving around midnight crashed into a tree and went up in flames...

19. Ankara wants Lausanne Treaty change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-wants-lausanne-treaty-change

Reiterating a call frequently made by Turkish leaders, Turkey’s Energy Minister Fatih Donmez raised the issue of renegotiating the Lausanne Treaty of 1923, which set out the modern borders between Greece and Turkey....

20. Man crushed to death on the job in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-crushed-to-death-on-limassol-job-site

A local worker was killed on the job on Tuesday when wood weighing over a ton collapsed on him at a worksite in Limassol...

21. Teenage girl dragged 100 feet by bus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teenage-girl-dragged-100-feet-by-bus

Police are investigating a road incident in Famagusta where a teenage girl was dragged by a bus after her backpack got stuck in the door...

22. CABS: Bird poaching remains 'out of control' in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabs-bird-poaching-remains-out-of-control-in-cyprus

Crime against wild birds in Cyprus remains out of control, the Committee against Bird Slaughter (CABS) reported on Thursday....

23. Activists step in to rescue trapped birds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/activists-step-in-to-rescue-trapped-birds

A video showing the rescue of illegally trapped songbirds in Cyprus has been posted on Facebook by a group of activists, in an effort to raise awareness amongst the general public...

24. Woman dies in rural Nicosia collision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-dies-in-rural-nicosia-collision

An elderly woman was killed in a brutal road collision in rural Nicosia when her car was hit twice in a chain reaction accident...

25. Activists chased in the dead of night

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/activists-chased-in-the-dead-of-night

A group of activists against illegal bird trapping, who took matters into their own hands when they tried to disrupt an unlawful operation in Famagusta, uploaded a video showing they were being chased by local poachers in the dead of night...

26. Third senior citizen dies on the road

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/third-senior-citizen-dies-on-the-road

An elderly man on a power wheelchair was killed in a road accident on Saturday, marking the third fatality of a senior citizen in Nicosia in the last two days...

27. Lady’s Mile mired in controversy again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lady-s-mile-mired-in-controversy-again

Lady’s Mile Beach finds itself once again at the centre of controversy, with an upcoming concert in the balance due to environmental concerns and a businessman who is trying to get beach coolers banned...

28. Cyprus on track to miss EU recycling targets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-track-to-miss-eu-recycling-targets

29. Man dies in Nicosia collision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-dies-in-nicosia-collision

A man was killed in a serious accident in Tseri on Thursday night, when a vehicle collided with another car and then ploughed into a parked car with a couple waiting to pick up their daughter...

30. Activists dismantle illegal bird trapping site

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/activists-dismantle-illegal-bird-trapping-site

Environmental activists in Cyprus came across an illegal bird trapping site on Wednesday, managing to save 200 birds while poachers had already killed some before running away...

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