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1. UNESCO recognizes Larnaca as Cyprus' first 'Tsunami Ready' city

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unesco-recognizes-larnaca-as-cyprus-first-tsunami-ready-city

Larnaca is set to become the first coastal city in Cyprus to implement an early warning system and tsunami evacuation plan... ...

2. Indonesian volcano raises tsunami alarm, echoes past tragedy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/indonesian-volcano-raises-tsunami-alarm-echoes-past-tragedy

Thousands of residents have been evacuated from their homes following a series of eruptions from the Ruang volcano on Sulawesi island in Indonesia....

3. 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....

4. Massive quake strikes Japan on New Year's Day, leaving 48 dead

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-massive-quake-strikes-japan-on-new-year-s-day-leaving-48-dead

In a devastating turn of events, at least 48 people have lost their lives following a powerful earthquake that rocked the central coast of Japan on New Year's Day....

5. Japan struck by 7.5 magnitude earthquake, triggering tsunami alerts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/japan-struck-by-7-5-magnitude-earthquake-triggering-tsunami-alerts

A powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake rocked western Japan, causing significant damage and prompting tsunami alerts across coastal areas....

6. The rising tide of nationalism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-rising-tide-of-nationalism

The Netherlands and Argentina represent two additional victories in the surge of populism and nationalism that the world has witnessed over the past decade....

7. Financial tsunami looms as Limassol court decision sends shockwaves through Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/financial-tsunami-looms-as-limassol-court-decision-sends-shockwaves-through-cyprus

In a potentially precedent-setting decision, the Limassol District Court has upheld its initial ruling in favor of a Russian depositor of the People's Bank, potentially exposing the state to financial implications of up to 2-3 billion euros....

8. Tepco plant discharges radioactive water into Pacific

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tepco-plant-discharges-radioactive-water-into-pacific

Japan has begun discharging more than 1m tonnes of tainted water into the Pacific Ocean from the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in a move that has prompted China to announce an immediate blanket ban on all seafood imports from Japan and sparked anger in nearby fishing communities....

9. Japan to release treated radioactive water from Fukushima plant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/japan-to-release-treated-radioactive-water-from-fukushima-plant

After months of controversy and anticipation, Japan is set to begin releasing treated radioactive wastewater from its Fukushima nuclear plant later this week despite fierce objections from some countries....

10. Tragic death of 7-year-old Maui boy found burned in car

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tragic-death-of-7-year-old-maui-boy-found-burned-in-car

A seven-year-old boy has been found dead in a burned out car in Maui amid fears children will make up a large number of those who perished in the devastating wildfires....

11. Rescuers rejoice as more survivors emerge days later

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rescuers-rejoice-as-more-survivors-emerge-days-later

These earthquake survivors were among more than a dozen people pulled out of the rubble alive Friday after spending over four days trapped in frigid darkness following the disaster that struck Turkey and Syria...

12. Death toll tops 17,000 as hopes fade for survivors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/death-toll-tops-17-000-as-hopes-fade-for-survivors

Rescuers pulled more survivors from beneath the rubble of collapsed buildings Thursday but hopes were starting to fade of finding many more people alive more than three days after catastrophic earthquakes and a series of aftershocks hit Turkey and Syria, killing more than 17,000....

13. Deadly earthquake in Turkey, Syria felt in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-earthquake-in-turkey-syria-felt-in-cyprus

A major earthquake of magnitude 7.9 struck central Turkey and northwest Syria on Monday, killing scores of people and injuring hundreds as buildings collapsed, and triggering searches across the snowy region for survivors trapped in rubble...

14. News versus noise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/news-versus-noise

Are you fed up with the “news”? Aren’t we all? Are you seized every so often by the need to steer clear of television, radio, paper and online news outlets for a good spell? I’m going to assume yes....

15. Indonesia quake: 252 dead including many children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/indonesia-quake-252-dead-including-many-children

Many children were killed in an earthquake in Indonesia when their schools collapsed, officials said on Tuesday, as rescuers raced to reach people trapped in rubble in a devastated town on Java island....

16. Wooing migrant millionaires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wooing-migrant-millionaires

Greece is becoming a top destination for wealthy migrants, as it is expected to welcome 1,200 “millionaire immigrants” this year....

17. Earthquake off Cypriot south coast shakes island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/earthquake-off-cypriot-south-coast-shakes-island

An early morning earthquake shook Cyprus on Friday just off the coast of Larnaca, felt by people across the island and region...

18. The West’s critical endurance test

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-west-s-critical-endurance-test

It’s always hard to see the big picture during a crisis that’s still unfolding, just as it’s difficult to remember some of history’s most fundamental lessons. ...

19. Luminous glow in the skies of Japan immediately before 7.4 magnitude earthquake hits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/luminous-glow-in-the-skies-of-japan-immediately-before-7-4-magnitude-earthquake-hits

Videos showing the moment a 7.4 magnitude quake struck off the coast of Japan at 23:36 local time yesterday are incredible to watch. The quake was initially estimated to have a magnitude of 7.3 but was later revised to 7.4 by the Japan Meteorological and Seismological Service. ...

20. 'Take back life’: More nations ease coronavirus restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/take-back-life-more-nations-ease-coronavirus-restrictions

Late-night partying at clubs. Elbow-to-elbow seating in movie theaters. Going without masks in public, especially in Europe and North America: Step by step, many countries are easing their COVID-19 restrictions amid hopes the omicron wave may have passed its peak....

21. Rare, pristine coral reef found off Tahiti coast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rare-pristine-coral-reef-found-off-tahiti-coast

Deep in the South Pacific, scientists have explored a rare stretch of pristine corals shaped like roses off the coast of Tahiti. The reef is thought to be one of the largest found at such depths and seems untouched by climate change or human activities....

22. Tsunami from Tonga volcano eruption leaves trail of flood damage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tsunami-from-tonga-volcano-eruption-leaves-trail-of-flood-damage

Tsunami waves caused by an undersea volcano have flooded the Pacific Island country of Tonga, where entire towns have been inundated with water and scientists warn the main island could be blanketed in volcanic ash....

23. Earthquake strikes off Cyprus’ west coast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/earthquake-strikes-off-cyprus-west-coast

A submarine earthquake struck just off Cyprus’ west coast Tuesday early morning, with local authorities reporting no damages as seismic activity was felt across the island and in nearby Turkey, Israel, and Lebanon...

24. Britain: Rubbish isn't collected, supermarkets shelves are empty and councils slash services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-rubbish-isn-t-collected-supermarkets-shelves-are-empty-and-councils-slash-services

The UK's self-isolation 'farce' means at least 1million people are now stuck at home - crippling many critical services with supermarket shelves emptying, trains canceled, bin collections axed, council services slashed and up to 25 percent of care home staff off work and one in ten NHS staff off sick....

25. A tsunami of cases and new stricter measures - Epidemiologists mulling the next steps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-tsunami-of-cases-and-new-stricter-measures-epidemiologists-mulling-the-next-steps

The arrival of the "Omicron" mutation reportedly coincided with that of the new year, with the daily case numbers announced last week breaking every negative record since the pandemic began....

26. France sees 208,000 cases in 24 hours - Europe's highest-ever daily tally

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-sees-208-000-cases-in-24-hours-europe-s-highest-ever-daily-tally

France has recorded 208,000 new Covid infections in the past 24 hours, the highest number seen in Europe throughout the entire pandemic....

27. New measures - Masks required everywhere from Friday in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-measures-masks-required-everywhere-from-friday-in-greece

Although numbers appear to be falling in recent weeks, experts warn of a "tsunami" after the holidays, ...

28. California: Turning air into water

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/turning-air-into-water

The machine Ted Bowman helped design can make water out of the air, and in parched California, some homeowners are already buying the pricey devices....

29. Rare show of solidarity after deadly quake

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rare-show-of-solidarity-after-deadly-quake

The leaders of Turkey and Greece communicated a rare sense of solidarity to each other in the wake of a deadly earthquake in the Aegean, felt in both Athens and Istanbul...

30. Mitsotakis to Erdogan: Time to stand together in deadly quake

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-to-erdogan-time-to-stand-together-in-deadly-quake

Greek Premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis offered his condolences to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over the deaths caused by the powerful earthquake that struck the eastern Aegean island of Samos and the city of Izmir on Friday. ...

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