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1. Controversial plans for new quarry halted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/controversial-plans-for-new-quarry-halted

A meeting held at the Environment Ministry on Thursday put an end to controversial plans to create a quarry zone in the Larnaca District, after civil society raised a ruckus over the thousands of trees that would need to be axed to make way for the quarry....

2. Opposition builds against planned quarry zone as thousands of trees may be axed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/opposition-builds-against-planned-quarry-zone-as-thousands-of-trees-may-be-axed

Intense reaction has been building up in recent days in opposition to plans to create a gravel quarry in the Delikipos forest, an extensive green patch in the Larnaca district, part of the network of Natura 2000 nature protection areas....

3. Freezing weather sweeps through Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/freezing-weather-sweeps-through-cyprus

A number of schools opened late or remained closed in foothill communities due to very cold weather on Friday, while weather-related incidents were recorded all over the island...

4. Cypriots weathering windstorm aftermath

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-weathering-aftermath-of-windstorm

A wind advisory was set to expire Tuesday following several reported incidents and damages, while an east-moving low barometric pressure around Rhodes was showing signs of gradually falling by mid-week...

5. One driver dead, two injured over the weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/one-driver-dead-two-injured-over-the-weekend

A male driver was killed in a road accident on Saturday after he bumped into a parked vehicle while two women on Sunday were seriously injured when a wrong way driver caused an accident on the highway...

6. MPs stalling Jiu Jitsu cash rebate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mps-stalling-jiu-jitsu-cash-rebate

A cheque for €8.5 million to pay for Jiu Jitsu, a film starring Nicolas Cage, is being held up in the Cypriot parliament as opposition parties are blocking the cash rebate and asking questions...

7. Senior citizen dies in Limassol crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senior-citizen-dies-in-limassol-crash

A senior citizen was killed in a traffic accident on Thursday after her daughter lost control of the steering wheel and crashed into a tree in Limassol...

8. Lightning strike at power plant causes blackout

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lightning-strike-at-power-plant-causes-blackout

A wide-scale blackout was reported in local media Thursday morning, with sources saying a lightning had struck the Vasiliko power plant in Limassol causing outages in several areas...

9. Last occupant ousted from trailer park

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/last-occupant-ousted-from-trailer-park

Officials from the Green Party say a man who was parking his trailer at Baths of Aphrodite for the last 30 years was assaulted by young men who went to clear the way for a towing truck...

10. Storm and flood warnings for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-under-flood-watch

A severe weather warning has been issued for Tuesday due to heavy thunderstorms expected in the afternoon with rain intensity above normal levels...

11. Bicycle route prank still a mystery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bicycle-route-prank-still-a-mystery

There were still no clear answers over an apparent prank in Limassol where a private company allegedly grabbed some paint and clumsily drew bicycle routes that could be dangerous and illegal...

12. Driver dies horrible death in Limassol accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-dies-horrible-death-in-limassol-accident

A local man returning from a wedding celebration was killed in a horrible accident when his car crashed into a row of trees and burst into flames in Limassol...

13. Towns pounded by severe weather

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/towns-pounded-by-severe-weather

Emergency crews were called to respond to dozens of flooding incidents on Sunday, following heavy rain, tornadoes, and uprooted trees caused by severe weather...

14. Locals stage protest on Lara beach

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-stage-protest-on-lara-beach

A protest in favour of local exploitation of Lara beach was held on Sunday in response to activists and state officials who recently reiterated that illegal human activity on turtle nesting sites will not be tolerated...

15. Minister offers way out of turtle nesting debacle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-offers-way-out-of-turtle-nesting-debacle

Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis says he is ready to work with experts and communities in protecting sea turtle nesting areas in such a way that local residents could also benefit...

16. 10 Best Cocktail Bars in Ayia Napa and Protaras

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/10-best-cocktail-bars-in-ayia-napa-and-protaras

There’s one thing there’s no shortage of in Ayia Napa and Protaras it bars! From exclusive cocktail lounges to traditional beach bars and, of course, fantastic clubs and roof bars. Whether you want to admire the town from above or watch the sun goes down, check out our guide to the best cocktail bars in Cyprus...

17. Fig Tree among world’s best beaches

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fig-tree-among-world-s-best-beaches

The popular beach at Fig Tree Bay got third place in the Top 50 Best Beaches In The World 2019 in a recent Big Seven Travel survey...

18. Wiz Guide: 12 best places in Larnaca for Food & Drink

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/12-best-places-in-larnaca-for-food-drink

Larnaca is on the rise. The city attracts more and more visitors every year, who seek to enjoy Larnaca’s culinary experiences and wide selection of restaurants and bars. The city of Larnaca is filled with wonderful places to explore and here they are: ...

19. Audit office weighs in on turtle nests debacle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/audit-office-weighs-in-on-turtle-nests

A report by the audit office slams the forestry department for removing acacia trees very close to turtle nests earlier this year, just as another confrontation between locals and conservationists in a nearby area is gaining traction...

20. Elderly Paphos driver succumbs to injuries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elderly-paphos-driver-succumbs-to-injuries

An elderly man from Paphos died in hospital Wednesday night following a road accident where he suffered a head injury after veering off the main road to Polis Chrysochous...

21. Confrontation over turtle nests caught on tape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/confrontation-over-turtle-nests-caught-on-tape

A group of European experts in a sea turtle conservation programme was asked by police to leave a beach in Argaka on Thursday, after locals showed up and pestered the visitors...

22. The extent of betrayal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-extent-of-betrayal

Forty-five whole years later and the image of dead bodies stacked onto a semi-trailer dump cart with watermelons has stuck with me, tormenting me every single time that the hot Cypriot sun splits July in two...

23. Swarms of jellyfish still a nuisance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/swarms-of-jellyfish-still-a-nuisance

Reports on the eastern coast of Cyprus point to more jellyfish encounters with swimmers along the Protaras shoreline, with the local mayor saying the number of incidents is negligible...

24. Tourist describes scenes from resort town hit by hurricane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourist-describes-scenes-from-resort-town-hit-by-hurricane

25. Large areas of Halkidiki without power after deadly storms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/large-areas-of-halkidiki-without-power-after-deadly-storms

About 80 percent of Halkidiki, and specifically the first and a small section of the second peninsula that make up the regional unit, remained without power a day after storms and gale-force winds toppled trees and utility poles, the head of the union of Public Power Corporation employees (GENOP) said Thursday....

26. Six killed as severe weather hits Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/six-killed-as-severe-weather-hits-greece

27. Traffic police told to play fair

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/traffic-police-told-to-play-fair

Traffic police issued a new directive this week requesting that officers on duty remain visible at all times and refrain from forcing motorists into speed traps...

28. Fishermen catch and release rare turtle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fishermen-catch-and-release-rare-turtle

A giant turtle in search of food was caught accidently in fishing nets off Karpas Peninsula, while local authorities in the south went on high alert over a giant swarm of jellyfish...

29. Tallest building in Cyprus selling fast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tallest-building-in-cyprus-selling-fast

The sale of apartments in the tallest residential building in Cyprus is half way through, with officials saying 360 Nicosia is almost finished and parts of the skyscraper are already livable...

30. Lake search resumes for slain victims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lake-search-resumes-for-slain-victims

At least two more bodies are believed to be underwater in rural Nicosia, as divers resume search efforts to locate two more victims believed to have been slain by confessed serial killer Nikos Metaxas...

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