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1. Ypsonas Municipality under fire after residents pay for pipe repairs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ypsonas-municipality-under-fire-after-residents-pay-for-pipe-repairs

Residents of Ypsonas are grappling with severe disruptions after a major water pipe break left many homes without water for days....

2. Humanitarian aid to Gaza resumes after pier reattached

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/humanitarian-aid-to-gaza-resumes-after-pier-reattached

The transfer of humanitarian aid from Cyprus to Gaza has resumed after US Central Command personnel successfully reattached the command's temporary pier to the Gazan coastline Wednesday, the Pentagon announced on Thursday....

3. Ministry takes action against illegal dumping sites fueling fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-takes-action-against-illegal-dumping-sites-fueling-fires

The big fire in Paphos has exposed some major issues: not only were the firefighting resources inadequate, but it also showed the government's long-standing negligence regarding illegal fires. ...

4. UNHCR concerns over asylum-seekers trapped in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-concerns-over-asylum-seekers-trapped-in-buffer-zone

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has raised alarms over the safety and well-being of 31 asylum-seekers, including seven children, who are reportedly stranded in the UN Buffer Zone in Cyprus....

5. Wildfire ignites resident anger and blame game

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wildfire-ignites-resident-anger-and-blame-game

Residents' anger simmered over delayed aircraft response during Tuesday's fire outbreak in the Polemio-Psathi area, coupled with authorities' failure to curb illegal dumping, which likely sparked the blaze...

6. President Christodoulides attends Gaza humanitarian conference

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-christodoulides-attends-gaza-humanitarian-conference

President Nikos Christodoulides is attending today an international Conference on the Humanitarian Response on Gaza, taking place at the Dead Sea in Jordan....

7. Heatwave forces classes outdoors due to lack of air conditioning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heatwave-forces-classes-outdoors-due-to-lack-of-air-conditioning

As Cyprus endures a sweltering heatwave with temperatures reaching 45 degrees Celsius, public school teachers have been forced to hold classes outdoors due to the lack of air conditioning. The extreme heat has rendered classrooms unbearable, prompting educators to seek any available shade....

8. Stranded migrants face worsening conditions in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stranded-migrants-face-worsening-conditions-in-buffer-zone

The UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) expressed concern on Wednesday over the health and welfare of a group of asylum seekers stranded in the UN buffer zone, emphasizing the urgent need for access to asylum procedures....

9. Forest fires ravage Cyprus, authorities issue red alert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/forest-fires-ravage-cyprus-authorities-issue-red-alert

A series of wildfires have engulfed parts of Cyprus, prompting urgent response efforts from firefighting teams....

10. Rafah Crisis: 940,000 displaced, urgent needs remain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rafah-crisis-940-000-displaced-urgent-needs-remain

Τhe Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) informed UN that the intensification of hostilities and issuance of evacuation orders......

11. Over 300M children subject to online sexual abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-300m-children-subject-to-online-sexual-abuse

More than 300 million children across the globe are victims of online sexual exploitation and abuse each year, research suggests....

12. Europe on alert amid measles outbreak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-on-alert-amid-measles-outbreak

Dr. Avraam Elia, Director of the Pediatric Department at Makario Hospital in Nicosia, emphasized the critical need to vaccinate children amid a resurgence of measles cases across Europe....

13. High-energy biscuits arrive in Gaza amidst criticism of slow delivery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-energy-biscuits-arrive-in-gaza-amidst-criticism-of-slow-delivery

The U.N. World Food Program (WFP) announced on Wednesday that it has recently distributed a limited number of high-energy biscuits in Gaza. These supplies marked the first aid deliveries from a new humanitarian sea route facilitated by a U.S.-built pier. This initiative aims to provide essential relief to Palestinians in desperate need....

14. Fifteen-year-old's health on the mend after 16-meter fall

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fifteen-year-old-s-health-on-the-mend-after-16-meter-fall

A 15-year-old boy is showing signs of improvement at Nicosia General Hospital after a terrifying fall from a four-storey apartment block in Paphos on Tuesday. ...

15. US military port fails to distribute aid, Gaza crisis deepens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-military-port-fails-to-distribute-aid-gaza-crisis-deepens

Humanitarian aid intended for the desperate population of the Gaza Strip remains undistributed, despite its arrival at a temporary port constructed by the U.S. military. ...

16. CEO advocates Green Transition at inaugural Cyprus Summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ceo-advocates-green-transition-at-inaugural-cyprus-summit

In an interview on SPOR FM's ''News Diaspora'' program, Dimitris Lottidis, the founder of the conference and CEO of SPP Media, addressed the urgent climate crisis and the inaugural Green Agenda Cyprus Summit....

17. Russian troops advance, Blinken affirms US support in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-troops-advance-blinken-affirms-us-support-in-ukraine

The escalating conflict in northeastern Ukraine has reached a critical juncture, highlighted by the ominous sight of Russian troops advancing in a frontline town, captured by drone footage....

18. Nicosia fire under control, Paphos flames prompt new alert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-fire-under-control-paphos-flames-prompt-new-alert

Authorities breathe a tentative sigh of relief as they announce the containment of the wildfire in Anogyra, offering a glimmer of hope amid Cyprus's ongoing battle against devastating blazes....

19. Inferno engulfs Agios Syla industrial zone forcing evacuations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inferno-engulfs-agios-syla-industrial-zone-forcing-evacuations

A fierce fire erupted Thursday afternoon in the industrial district of Agios Syla, escalating beyond containment. ...

20. Labour minister's intervention prompts port employees to end strike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/labour-minister-s-intervention-prompts-port-employees-to-end-strike

The Minister of Transport's diligent efforts to resolve the crisis among employees in the Operational Department of the Port of Larnaca have evidently yielded promising results....

21. Israeli forces seize control of Rafah crossing, threatening aid to Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-forces-seize-control-of-rafah-crossing-threatening-aid-to-gaza

Israeli forces have taken control of the Palestinian side of the Rafah crossing, a vital entry point for aid to Gaza on the Egyptian border, according to Israel's military on Tuesday. ...

22. Few coal plants to survive stricter US regulations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-predict-few-coal-plants-to-survive-stricter-us-regulations

New climate rules imposed by Joe Biden’s administration requiring huge cuts in carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants will accelerate the decline of an industry that until recently provided most of America’s power, experts say, potentially even dealing a death blow to coal in the US....

23. Our voices can make a difference

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/our-voices-can-make-a-difference

On campuses across the US, a powerful movement is underway. Students are standing up and saying ''enough'' to the fighting between Israel and Hamas. It's not just talk either - they're protesting, hunger striking, and even camping out to make our voices heard. I have never been so proud to be an American and a Bruin!...

24. Israel offers Hamas 40-day ceasefire and prisoner release deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-offers-hamas-40-day-ceasefire-and-prisoner-release-deal

Israel has made a significant offer to Hamas, proposing a 40-day ceasefire and the release of potentially thousands of Palestinian prisoners in exchange for freeing Israeli hostages....

25. UAE sends 400 tons of food aid to Gaza via Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uae-sends-400-tons-of-food-aid-to-gaza-via-cyprus

In a statement, the UAE Foreign Ministry disclosed its collaboration with the American Near East Refugee Aid (Anera) to intensify humanitarian support for Gaza's populace and tackle the prevailing crisis....

26. British-Cypriot to challenge London mayor incumbent

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-cypriot-to-challenge-london-mayor-incumbent

We seek the urgent solution to the Cyprus problem and the full, equal and meaningful participation of women at all levels of the negotiation process......

27. Macron declares ''Europe is mortal,'' calls for unity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/macron-declares-europe-is-mortal-calls-for-unity

The 27-country bloc needs to urgently rethink its defence and economic models to not fall behind its rivals, the French leader said. ...

28. Vet services under fire for neglecting uncontrolled dog imports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vet-services-under-fire-for-neglecting-uncontrolled-dog-imports

A scathing report by the Commissioner for Administration and Protection of Human Rights, Maria Stylianou-Lottidis, sheds light on the failure of Cyprus's Veterinary Services to tackle the issue of uncontrolled importation of dogs. ...

29. Commonwealth ministers meet in Cyprus to safeguard the oceans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commonwealth-ministers-meet-in-cyprus-to-safeguard-the-oceans

At a pivotal moment for our planet, representatives from 28 Commonwealth nations convened in Cyprus to shape the destiny of our oceans....

30. Europe's heat-related deaths surge by 30% in 20 years, report finds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-s-heat-related-deaths-surge-by-30-in-20-years-report-finds

Scorching weather has baked Europe in more days of “extreme heat stress” than its scientists have ever seen....

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