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07 April, 2020
 

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1. Man shot by police dies in hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-shot-by-police-dies-in-hospital

A foreign national, who was hospitalized after getting shot by Limassol police during an attempt to arrest him, has succumbed to his injuries...

2. Coronavirus emergency 'holds a very grave threat' for world, says WHO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-emergency-holds-a-very-grave-threat-for-world-says-who

China’s coronavirus outbreak poses a “very grave threat for the rest of the world,” the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday in an appeal for sharing virus samples and speeding up research into drugs and vaccines, Reuters reported. ...

3. China scientists identify pangolin as possible coronavirus host

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-scientists-identify-pangolin-as-possible-coronavirus-host

The deadly coronavirus outbreak in China could have spread from bats to humans through the illegal traffic of pangolins, the world’s only scaly mammals, which are prized in Asia for food and medicine, Chinese researchers said....

4. Novel coronavirus: The profile of victims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/novel-coronavirus-the-profile-of-victims

The death toll from the coronavirus epidemic rose to 490 in China on Wednesday, when two US airlines suspended flights to Hong Kong after the first coronavirus fatality was recorded, and a cruise ship was quarantined in Japan after 10 passengers tested positive for the virus....

5. Coronavirus outbreak and fears spread

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-outbreak-and-fears-spread

The World Health Organization is reconvening Thursday to decide whether the virus should be classified as a global health emergency, as an outbreak of a new coronavirus that began in the central Chinese city of Wuhan has killed 17 and infected nearly 600 people globally...

6. World’s last divided capital

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As the world commemorates 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the bullet-riddled sandstone walls of abandoned, crumbling homes and concrete machine gun nests dotting Cyprus' no man's land serve as a jarring reminder of another divided capital — the world's last — on Europe's southeastern frontier...

7. Officials say Akamas fires were malicious

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-say-akamas-fires-were-malicious

A forest fire in Lara on the western coast appears to be the result of arson after forestry officials discovered black coal in four different locations...

8. Bill pushes for police taser guns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-pushes-for-police-taser-guns

A bill sponsored by the government aims to put taser guns in the hands of law enforcement officials, while also take away hunting rifles from criminals convicted of domestic violence...

9. 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...

10. Sydney embraces royal couple after pregnancy announcement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sydney-embraces-royal-couple-after-pregnancy-announcement

11. Female poacher armed to the teeth

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Two environmental activists, who were monitoring illegal bird trapping activities in Larnaca, were assaulted last week by a female poacher who also bit them before wildlife officers could arrive...

12. Illegal bird trapping season begins with an arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-bird-trapping-season-begins-with-an-arrest

Officials and activists team up once again to combat illegal bird trapping in Cyprus, with a recent arrest of a male suspect sending a message against complacency...

13. Identified wildfire victims reach 76, eight remain missing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/identified-wildfire-victims-reach-76-eight-remain-missing

Seventy six victims of the wildfire that gutted a coastal town in east Attica killing at least 91 people and injuring scores have been identified, the police’s criminal investigation division said on Wednesday in its latest briefing....

14. Two female tourists trapped in Larnaca salt lake

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-female-tourists-trapped-in-larnaca-salt-lake

Two young British tourists were rescued by fire fighters on Sunday after being stuck in the mud in an attempt to cross the Larnaca Salt Lake....

15. Cyprus is 'dragging its feet' on nature protection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cyprus-is-dragging-its-feet-on-nature-protection

With regard to Cyprus, none of the 11 evaluation criteria received positive scores, with the great problem of the inadequate protection and management of the Natura 2000 sites ...

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