In today’s episode, schools and commuters descended into chaos after more than 500 buses were taken out of service amid fears they were not safe for use. In other news, a team of US experts from the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network has arrived in Cyprus to investigate sanctions violations, government spokesman Konstantinos Letymbiotis confirmed. And the government has confirmed having received a request by US energy giant Chevron seeking an extension to the completion of a key engineering study for the Aphrodite natural gas project.

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