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1. Two shipwrecks off Italy leave 11 dead and 64 missing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-shipwrecks-off-italy-leave-11-dead-and-64-missing

According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), more than 3,150 migrants died or went missing in the Mediterranean last year, making it the deadliest migration route in the world....

2. 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... ...

3. Cyprus cuts migrant arrivals by 50%, earns European praise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cuts-migrant-arrivals-by-50-earns-european-praise

Cyprus continues to grapple with a significant migration challenge, a situation that has evolved into a complex and multifaceted issue. ...

4. Union fears lower language standards risk patient health

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/union-fears-lower-language-standards-risk-patient-health

The Union of Public Employees - PASYDY is worried about plans to make it easier for nurses and midwives to get licensed to work in Cyprus....

5. Small homeless communities pop up in US cities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/small-homeless-communities-pop-up-in-us-cities

In a dreary part of downtown Atlanta, shipping containers have been transformed into an oasis for dozens of previously unsheltered people who now proudly call a former parking lot home....

6. Outdoor work from 11am to 5pm prohibited

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/outdoor-work-from-11am-to-5pm-prohibited

Both heavy and moderate work outdoors is prohibited between 11am and 5pm on Friday, according to the Labour Inspections Department, due to a red warning for extremely high temperature....

7. €102.3M spent on 275,000 people trained on 30,500 programs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€102-3m-spent-on-275-000-people-trained-on-30-500-programs

In the last five years, 275,000 people participated in 30,500 training programmes of the Human Resource Development Authority of Cyprus (HRDA) and the total expenditure reached to 102.3 million euro,...

8. Schools to close early on Friday due to heatwave

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-to-close-early-on-friday-due-to-heatwave

Education Minister Athina Michaelidou defended the government's decision to suspend classes early on Friday due to soaring temperatures, calling it a balanced approach despite inevitable discontent....

9. Cyprus and Montenegro sign maritime cooperation agreement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-montenegro-sign-maritime-cooperation-agreement

Cyprus and Montenegro have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to mutually recognize the certificates of competency for merchant ship officers issued by both countries. ...

10. Raging wildfire forces evacuations from villages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/raging-wildfire-forces-evacuations-from-villages

Firefighting efforts in the Paphos district are reaching superhuman levels as authorities battle a massive blaze that erupted on Tuesday, June 11, in the community of Yiolou. According to the latest updates, the Police have called on more personnel to assist in combating the fire....

11. Work halted from 12pm - 4pm due to heatwave

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/work-halted-from-12pm-4pm-due-to-heatwave

The Labor Department is taking precautions to protect workers from the intense heat. Due to soaring temperatures, an official warning has been issued, advising that all heavy and moderate outdoor work be suspended on Thursday from 12:00 to 16:00 local time....

12. NASA's new rocket set to cut Mars journey to just 60 days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nasa-s-new-rocket-set-to-cut-mars-journey-to-just-60-days

Recently, NASA announced it was funding a revolutionary high-thrust rocket — called a Pulsed Plasma Rocket — that could make crewed missions to Mars in just two months....

13. Resident confronts camera operator over missing sign

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/resident-confronts-camera-operator-over-missing-sign

Increasing complaints have emerged from drivers across Cyprus regarding unmarked speed camera trucks, sparking a debate about the legality and ethics of such practices....

14. 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....

15. First aid shipment has been driven across Gaza pier, says US military

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-aid-shipment-has-been-driven-across-gaza-pier-says-us-military

Trucks loaded with essential aid for the Gaza Strip entered the enclave via a newly constructed U.S. pier on Friday. This marked the first delivery of its kind as Israeli restrictions and ongoing conflict have hampered land-based aid efforts....

16. Cypriot lecturer named fellow of US Institute of Food Technologists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-lecturer-named-fellow-of-us-institute-of-food-technologists

The University of Nicosia is delighted to announce that Dr. Phrosso Economidou Hadjilucas, a distinguished member of its teaching staff......

17. Minister implements new measures to address traffic light malfunctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-implements-new-measures-to-address-traffic-light-malfunctions

Transport Minister Alexis Vafeadis announced new measures to address malfunctions in traffic light systems equipped with light detection technology. Speaking on the ''DIASPORA NEWS'' program, ...

18. Seven weeks after bridge incident, crew still trapped on Baltimore ship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seven-weeks-after-bridge-incident-crew-still-trapped-on-baltimore-ship

As a controlled explosion rocked the Dali on Monday, nearly two dozen sailors remained on board, below deck in the massive ship's hull....

19. BBF launches Eden Bay in Kato Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/bbf-launches-eden-bay-in-kato-paphos

Marking BBF’s latest expansion to the charming city of Paphos, bbf: eden bay embodies a unique blend of rich cultural history, endless beaches, and high-end living....

20. Famagusta court detains suspect in firearms-terrorism case, age 23

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/famagusta-court-detains-suspect-in-firearms-terrorism-case-age-23

In response to ongoing investigations into the possession and transportation of firearms with intent to incite terror, law enforcement executed a judicial warrant leading to the apprehension of a 23-year-old individual. ...

21. Kyriakides announces EU allocation of €11M to bridge mental health gaps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-announces-eu-allocation-of-€11m-to-bridge-mental-health-gaps

In a recent announcement coinciding with European Mental Health Week, EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides revealed......

22. Baltimore turns to container owners for ship salvage funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/baltimore-turns-to-container-owners-for-ship-salvage-funds

The owner and manager of the massive container ship that took down the Francis Scott Key Bridge last month should be held fully liable for the deadly collapse, according to court papers filed Monday on behalf of Baltimore’s mayor and city council....

23. Nicosia ring road faces setbacks, delays and budget overruns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-ring-road-faces-setbacks-delays-and-budget-overruns

The Nicosia Ring Road project, a cornerstone of infrastructure development in Cyprus, has encountered significant setbacks, including delays and budget overruns, casting a shadow over its completion prospects and anticipated benefits, according to a report by Apostolos Tomaras in Kathimerini's Sunday edition....

24. FBI probes crew's awareness in Baltimore bridge collapse inquiry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fbi-probes-crew-s-awareness-in-baltimore-bridge-collapse-inquiry

The FBI has launched a criminal inquiry into the devastating collapse of a Baltimore bridge, which claimed the lives of six construction workers....

25. EU Commissioner Stella Kyriakides honored for health advocacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commissioner-stella-kyriakides-honored-for-health-advocacy

In an event honoring European Union Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides, the Nicosia-Kerynia Lions Club gathered to recognize her significant contributions....

26. Workplace harassment hits 1 in 3, EU report finds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/workplace-harassment-hits-1-in-3-eu-report-finds

A third of sexual harassment occurs in the workplace, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides said at an event organised by Cyprus Workers......

27. Another whistleblower sparks concerns over Boeing 787 Dreamliner safety

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-whistleblower-sparks-concerns-over-boeing-787-dreamliner-safety

According to the Washington Post, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is delving into fresh claims by a long-serving Boeing engineer asserting that sections of fuselages on the company's 787 Dreamliner planes have been improperly fastened together....

28. Government considers creation of speed track to boost road safety

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-considers-creation-of-speed-track-to-boost-road-safety

The prospect of establishing a dedicated track for speed enthusiasts has emerged as part of efforts to bolster road safety, according to Minister of Transport, Communications, and Works, Alexis Vafeadis....

29. Cyprus gears up for WHO's landmark health conference

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gears-up-for-who-s-landmark-health-conference

Cyprus will host between April 11 and 12 World Health Organisation's (WHO) 10th high-level meeting of the Small Countries Initiative (SCI) in Europe's region....

30. Austrian spy allegedly passed data to Russian operatives

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austrian-spy-allegedly-passed-data-to-russian-operatives

Austria is reeling from what authorities are calling its most significant espionage scandal in decades. At the center of the storm is the arrest of Egisto Ott, a former intelligence officer whose alleged actions have unveiled a web of Russian infiltration and manipulation within the country. ...

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