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1. Realtor employee suffocates under pile of dirt

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/realtor-employee-suffocates-under-pile-of-dirt

A land subdivision employee lost his life under a pile of dirt on Friday in Nicosia district, when he fell into a hole after soil suddenly collapsed...

2. Presidential contender, ministry swing for the fences

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-contender-government-swing-for-the-fences

Cypriot presidential candidate Andreas Mavroyiannis drew heavy criticism from the interior ministry on Monday, after the former chief negotiator spoke on the weekend against a controversial barbwire fence south of the buffer zone...

3. A difficult summer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-a-difficult-summer

It is widely understood by now that anyone who tries to travel by plane this summer will have their patience and endurance tested....

4. Kea opens spectacular shipwreck dive sites

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/kea-opens-spectacular-shipwreck-dive-sites

Jacques-Yves Cousteau would probably have been surprised to learn that the wreck of the World War I Britannic (the sister ship of the legendary Titanic) he discovered in 1975 off southwestern Kea would be listed as an underwater historical site almost 50 years later, becoming one of a handful of such marine parks in the world. ...

5. Emergency state doctors strike again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/emergency-state-doctors-strike-again

State emergency doctors went on strike Tuesday morning for three hours citing staff shortages and other issues, with state officials crying foul over the work stoppage and accusing union bosses of misinforming the public...

6. An 'historic' day as Pafos-Polis highway constructions begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/an-historic-day-as-pafos-polis-highway-constructions-begins

The construction of the Pafos-Polis Chrysochous highway officially began on Friday. The Minister of Transport, Communications and Works, Yannis Karousos, was on hand to mark the "historic" day, as he called it....

7. Biker nurse dies after brutal collision in Paralimni

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biker-dies-after-brutal-collision-in-paralimni

A local man died in the hospital on Thursday after he was seriously injured in a road accident in Paralimni a day earlier, with reports saying his motorcycle was split in two following a brutal collision...

8. The 'Great Resignation' is set to continue worldwide as pressure on pay mounts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-great-resignation-is-set-to-continue-worldwide-as-pressure-on-pay-mounts

The “Great Resignation” will continue apace in the year ahead as one in five workers say they are likely to switch to a new employer in the next 12 months. ...

9. 20 years of the Cayenne: The ‘third Porsche’ – an extraordinary success story

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/20-years-of-the-cayenne-the-‘third-porsche-–-an-extraordinary-success-story

Ferry Porsche predicted it back in 1989: “If we build an off-road model according to our standards of quality, and it has a Porsche crest on the front, people will buy it.” He would go on to be proved right. ...

10. Cypriots to get state app to report bad roads

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-to-get-state-app-to-report-bad-roads

Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos has confirmed plans for the general public eventually getting access to a pothole mobile application to report all sorts of problems within the Cypriot road network...

11. Why are we all working so hard?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-why-are-we-all-working-so-hard

The idea that technology can liberate us from the drudgery of work is a powerful one. It has also been a powerful disappointment, at least so far....

12. Researcher's avatar sexually assaulted on the metaverse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/researcher-s-avatar-sexually-assaulted-on-the-metaverse

A researcher entered the metaverse, wanting to study users' behavior on Meta's social-networking platform Horizon World. But within an hour of her donning her Oculus virtual reality (VR) headset, she says she was raped in the virtual space....

13. Op-ed: America has more guns than any other country

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-america-has-more-guns-than-any-other-country

America has been shaken — once again — by mass shootings. On May 14, a gunman killed 10 people in a supermarket in Buffalo. On Tuesday, at least 19 children and two adults were killed in Uvalde, Texas. ...

14. Mitsotakis: 'Don't forget Cyprus'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-don-t-forget-cyprus

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis asked the US Congress not to forget Cyprus, in a historic address, he delivered on Tuesday....

15. Zelensky honors bomb sniffing dog named Patron as Trudeau looks on (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2-zelensky-honors-bomb-sniffing-dog-named-patron-as-trudeau-looks-on-video

President Volodymyr Zelensky has routinely ended his nightly wartime addresses by announcing state awards for Ukraine’s soldiers. On Sunday, he honored a fighter who is perhaps the country’s smallest — a little dog named Patron....

16. Metsola: 'Democracy does not exist without freedom of the press'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/metsola-democracy-does-not-exist-without-freedom-of-the-press

"Freedom and democracy can not exist without freedom of the press", the President of the European Parliament Roberta Metsola said on Tuesday, on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day....

17. EY Survey: Growing sustainability risks put pressure on law departments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-survey-growing-sustainability-risks-put-pressure-on-law-departments

Law departments around the world are facing a rising tide of risks relating to sustainability, but they do not feel that business leadership fully understands the implications, and they require additional resources to manage them effectively, according to a new study from EY Law and the Harvard Law School Center on the Legal Profession....

18. EIB ready to offer funding to mitigate effects of Ukrainian war on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eib-ready-to-offer-funding-to-mitigate-effects-of-ukrainian-war-on-cyprus

New investment opportunities in Cyprus, as well as funding to mitigate the effects of the war in Ukraine, were discussed on Monday by President Nicos Anastasiadis, Finance Minister Constantinos Petridis and European Investment Bank (EIB) President Werner Hoyer. ...

19. Op-ed: The fall of the US Republic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-fall-of-the-us-republic

Sometimes I am not sure if I became a historian because I am pessimistic by nature, or if I became pessimistic because I am a historian....

20. CYCLOPS: 'The crown of our security co-operation', says Kasoulides

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyclops-the-crown-of-our-security-co-operation-says-kasoulides

On Wednesday, US Undersecretary for Political Affairs, Victoria Nuland, and Foreign Minister, Ioannis Kasoulides, expressed their wish that the Cyprus Center for Land, Open-seas, and Port Security (CYCLOPS) will help promote security in the region....

21. Chinese Boeing 737 plummeted 8,000 meters in three minutes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-boeing-737-plummeted-8-000-meters-in-three-minutes

A Boeing 737 carrying 132 people that plummeted 30,000ft to the ground and burst into flames in China suffered a catastrophic 'loss of control event', experts have warned....

22. UK approves first drug that prevents Covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-approves-first-drug-that-prevents-covid

A first-of-its-kind drug that stops people from catching Covid has been approved in the UK by the country's medical watchdog....

23. Homes for Ukraine refugee scheme launches in UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/homes-for-ukraine-refugee-scheme-launches-in-uk

The government has launched its Homes for Ukraine site for those wanting to host a refugee, with 89,000 signing up within the first day....

24. Fears of potential nuclear disaster at Europe's largest nuclear power plant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fears-of-potential-nuclear-disaster-at-europe-s-largest-nuclear-power-plant

Russian forces seized the largest nuclear power plant in Europe after a building at the complex was set ablaze during intense fighting with Ukrainian defenders, Ukrainian authorities said on Friday....

25. Western businesses’ flight from Russia continues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/western-businesses-flight-from-russia-continues

Russia’s business rupture with the West grew wider Monday as Shell, General Motors and others announced plans to end or freeze their dealings with the nation after its invasion of Ukraine....

26. 'I need ammunition, NOT a ride!' Zelensky blasts Biden for offering to evacuate him from Kyiv

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/i-need-ammunition-not-a-ride-zelensky-blasts-biden-for-offering-to-evacuate-him-from-kyiv

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky told President Joe Biden 'I need ammunition, not a ride,' when offered the chance of a US-backed evacuation....

27. Ukraine - Multinational companies suspend their operations in wake of Russian inavsion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-multinational-companies-suspend-their-operations-in-wake-of-russian-inavsion

One company after another has decided to suspend its activities in Ukraine in the wake of the Russian invasion of the country and the uncertainty it has caused in international markets....

28. Who is Dr. Robert Malone and what is the controversy surrounding his statements on mRNA vaccines?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-is-dr-robert-malone-and-what-is-the-controversy-surrounding-his-statements-on-mrna-vaccines

Robert Malone, the self-proclaimed inventor of mRNA vaccines and a skeptic of the COVID-19 vaccines that use mRNA technology, has skyrocketed to celebrity status in recent months....

29. Relaxation of measures to begin next week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/relaxation-of-measures-to-begin-next-week

New covid measures have been announced today following the meeting of the Minister of Health and the Scientific Advisory Committee this morning. ...

30. Cyprus feels the need to transform shipping into a low carbon industry, says President

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-feels-the-need-to-transform-shipping-into-a-low-carbon-industry-says-president

As a leading maritime nation, Cyprus feels responsible to accelerate the transition of shipping to a low carbon and climate-resilient industry, President Nicos Anastasiades said on Friday, addressing the One Ocean Summit taking place in Brest, under the aegis of the EU French Presidency....

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