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27 May, 2024
 

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1. Occupied territories condemn attack on Limassol mosque

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/occupied-territories-condemn-attack-on-limassol-mosque

In occupied territories, both the Foreign Ministry and the Vakoufika Department have strongly denounced an alleged attack on the Arnaut Mosque in Limassol....

2. ''UN and EU force unfair system on Turkish Cypriots'', says Tatar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-and-eu-force-unfair-system-on-turkish-cypriots-says-tatar

''There's thuggery, pressure, injustice, and lawlessness in the EU's stance,'' said Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar, commenting on references to Turkey and the occupied territories in the Conclusions of the European Union leaders' summit (EU)....

3. From White House to white robes, Trump sells Bibles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/from-white-house-to-white-robes-trump-sells-bibles

Former President Donald Trump, in a bid to rally his supporters and address mounting legal expenses, has ventured into selling Bibles....

4. From China's cultural revolution to Cyprus' church scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-china-s-cultural-revolution-to-cyprus-church-scandal

In the classic science fiction novel ''The Three-Body Problem,'' the traumatic experience of a Chinese astrophysicist during the Cultural Revolution becomes the catalyst for humanity's first contact with extraterrestrial beings....

5. A state held hostage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-state-held-hostage

While society was glued to shocking videos from the Monastery of Saint Avvakoum, sending a message that an entire financial - and not only - fraud was staged to the detriment of the faithful, the President of the Republic visited Mount Athos. ...

6. Trump claims voting Democrat makes you a 'bad Jew'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-claims-voting-democrat-makes-you-a-bad-jew

Former President Donald Trump stirred controversy on Monday with remarks suggesting that Jews who vote for Democrats harbor animosity towards Israel and their religion....

7. First Catholic bishop to be ordained in Cyprus in 500 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-catholic-bishop-to-be-ordained-in-cyprus-in-500-years

The first Catholic Bishop will be ordained on Saturday, 16 March, in Cyprus after five centuries, following the decision of Pope Francis with the appointment of Monsignor Bruno Varriano,...

8. MPs call for unity against divisive forces on Holocaust Remembrance Day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mps-call-for-unity-against-divisive-forces-on-holocaust-remembrance-day

The plenary of the House of Representatives paid on Thursday tribute to the victims of the Holocaust, on the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day....

9. Cyprus among TOP 10 intolerant countries in Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-among-top-10-intolerant-countries-in-europe

The University Field Research Centre, PAKEPE, of the University of Cyprus unveiled troubling findings from the 2022 European Social Survey (CSR), indicating prevalent xenophobic sentiments within the island nation....

10. ELAM's shadow: Unveiling the far-right's fascist roots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elam-s-shadow-unveiling-the-far-right-s-fascist-roots

''Nazis or just another populist party?'' This has been the question in Germany for years regarding the far-right party Alternative for Germany (AfD)....

11. Mount Athos monasteries oppose U.S. Archbishop's visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mount-athos-monasteries-oppose-u-s-archbishop-s-visit

In a formal letter addressed to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, all the monasteries of Mount Athos expressed their opposition to a planned visit by Archbishop Elpidophoros of America during the third ten days of January....

12. ''Same-sex childbearing not allowed,'' says Archbishop George

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/same-sex-childbearing-not-allowed-says-archbishop-george

Archbishop George of Cyprus clarifies the content of his Christmas message, which sparked political reactions....

13. Turkey bans hit TV series over values clash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-bans-hit-tv-series-over-values-clash

In a controversial move, Turkey's broadcasting regulator, RTUK, enforced a two-week ban on the hit series ''Kizil Goncalar'' (Crimson Buds), citing conflicts with ''society's national and spiritual values.''...

14. Parisian nursery and school grapple with knife incidents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parisian-nursery-and-school-grapple-with-knife-incidents

In a disturbing turn of events, staff at a nursery in Creteil, a Parisian suburb, found themselves face-to-face with a knife-wielding man on Monday....

15. Vatican allows small portion of cremated ashes to be stored in personal places

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vatican-allows-small-portion-of-cremated-ashes-to-be-stored-in-personal-places

The Vatican has modified its stance on the storage of cremated ashes, now allowing a small portion to be kept in a place of significance for the deceased, in contrast to previous guidance stating ashes must be kept in ''sacred places.''...

16. Erdogan: ''My friend Kyriakos, we will not threaten you if you do not threaten us''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-my-friend-kyriakos-we-will-not-threaten-you-if-you-do-not-threaten-us

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan talks about all issues concerning Greek-Turkish relations in an exclusive interview with K, twenty-four hours before he arrives in Athens, stressing that he is looking forward to "a new page" based on the ''win-win principle''....

17. Police investigate 494 cases of domestic violence in just 2 months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-investigate-494-cases-of-domestic-violence-in-just-2-months

In just two months—September and October 2023—Cyprus Police investigated a staggering 494 cases of domestic violence, leading to the issuance of 93 arrest warrants. Nicosia reported 131 cases, Limassol 135, Larnaca 117, Paphos 37, Famagusta 68, and Morphou 6, highlighting a pervasive issue across the island....

18. An 'eye for an eye' and the elimination of terrorism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/an-eye-for-an-eye-and-the-elimination-of-terrorism

Since October 7, we've been witnessing the war between Israel and Hamas live, minute by minute, on our screens. Unfortunately, it's not a film....

19. Israel accuses Hamas of hospital exploitation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-accuses-hamas-of-hospital-exploitation

Gaza’s Shifa Hospital has become the focus of a dayslong stalemate in Israel’s war against the Hamas militant group....

20. Trans people now eligible for baptism and godparent duty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trans-people-now-eligible-for-baptism-and-godparent-duty

The Vatican’s doctrinal office has said that transgender people can under certain circumstances be baptised in the Catholic church and serve as godparents in a statement that has been hailed as a “major step for trans inclusion”....

21. Zero-risk politicians: The Doxa Komodromou scandal unveiled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/zero-risk-politicians-the-doxa-komodromou-scandal-unveiled

The Doxa Komodromou scandal and the shocking revelations that have emerged present a paradox. It's not just about her remaining in her position; it's also about the complete silence that followed these disclosures within the Presidential Office. ...

22. Confronting racism and the far-right threat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/confronting-racism-and-the-far-right-threat

The awful attacks on migrants, refugees, and others in Chloraka and Limassol were not sudden but rather a predictable continuation of a long-standing problem....

23. France's abaya ban draws cheers from the Right, debate on the Left

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-s-abaya-ban-draws-cheers-from-the-right-debate-on-the-left

The French government's decision to ban children from wearing the abaya, the loose-fitting, full-length robes worn by some Muslim women, in state-run schools drew applause on Monday from the right, but also criticism....

24. Freedom and democracy under fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/freedom-and-democracy-under-fire

During the past decade, while Greece and Cyprus faced economic collapse, many of us looked towards the countries of Northern Europe, admiring their achievements, especially in terms of the welfare state they had created for the benefit of all citizens. ...

25. Apostle Andreas: A sensitive issue of religious space

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/apostle-andreas-a-sensitive-issue-of-religious-space

The work of the Intercommunity Commission for the Protection of Cultural Heritage and its previous leaders certainly do not need my confirmation of their good work....

26. Paphos mayor worried about protest against Quran burning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-mayor-worried-about-protest-against-quran-burning

A group of protesters in Paphos marched on Sunday against the burning of the Quran in an incident in Sweden last week, prompting the town’s mayor to express concern over 'religious fanaticism' creeping into Cypriot society...

27. AUB Mediterraneo Paphos: Shaping the future of education in the Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/aub-mediterraneo-paphos-shaping-the-future-of-education-in-the-mediterranean

As the anticipation builds for the opening of the American University of Beirut - Mediterraneo in Paphos scheduled for September 2023, Kathimerini had the privilege of sitting down with Philip S. Khoury,...

28. US State Department highlights religious freedom issues in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-state-department-highlights-religious-freedom-issues-in-cyprus

The US State Department's 2022 Report on International Religious Freedom for Cyprus sheds light on various issues concerning religious freedom on the island. ...

29. King Charles III and Queen Camilla crowned in lavish ceremony

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/king-charles-iii-and-queen-camilla-crowned-in-lavish-ceremony

King Charles III and Queen Camilla have been crowned at Westminster Abbey, marking the symbolic beginning of a new royal era in Britain, and a personal fulfilment for a man who has spent more than seven decades in waiting....

30. Lambradjia youths warn town to back off

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lambradjia-youths-warn-town-to-back-off

A safety initiative to curb illegal lambradjia bonfires on Greek Easter has been met with a resistance in a local community in Limassol, where delinquent youths have been ransacking homes in search of flammable wood...

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