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04 February, 2023
 

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1. Cyprus at the crossroads

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-at-the-crossroads

South African citizens/voters had two choices in deciding their country's future in 1990. The first option was to maintain the status quo, which would have resulted in a major civil war that would have destroyed the country and resulted in many deaths....

2. Schools to scrap holiday after archbishop’s okay

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-to-scrap-holiday-after-archbishop-s-okay

The new archbishop in Cyprus says he is not in favor of public schools having the entire day off on his Name Day, a move welcomed by the education ministry while organized teachers are not so keen on giving up the tradition...

3. Turkish Cypriots outraged over mufti's call for women to procreate on demand

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-outraged-over-mufti-s-call-for-women-to-procreate-on-demand

A Muslim religious leader’s instruction to women to dutifully accept a husband's “invitation to bed” to procreate has sparked outrage among many Turkish Cypriots, who saw the remarks as an imported encroachment of fundamentalist Islam on their secular community....

4. Lavrov gives Greek reporter a mouthful after Cyprus question

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lavrov-gives-reporter-a-mouthful-after-cyprus-question

A question asked by a Greek reporter was met with a long-drawn-out response from Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who suggested European leaders were 'hasty' in their support for Kiev including traditional friends Greece and Cyprus who followed American advice...

5. Cyprus' Archbishop Georgios lays down the law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-archbishop-georgios-lays-down-the-law

Cyprus’ newly elected Archbishop Georgios says he will adhere to the island’s church traditions but also promote religious inner-peace, adding all people of Cyprus are united against one enemy...

6. Cyprus gets new pro-west archbishop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gets-new-pro-west-archbishop

The Holy Synod in Cyprus elected a new archbishop on Sunday, staying on a pro-western course in a deeply divided Orthodox church on the island and other parts of the world...

7. Holy alliances begin after Orthodox Cypriots pick top three

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/holy-alliances-begin-after-orthodox-cypriots-pick-top-three

The top three candidates for the archbishopric throne in Cyprus emerged after a popular vote on Sunday, with the Holy Synod now taking center stage as it prepares to pick the winner before the year is out...

8. Archbishopric hopefuls turn attention to foreign voters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/archbishopric-hopefuls-turn-attention-to-foreign-voters

A growing number of reports on the archbishopric election in Cyprus, a high stakes political affair set to take place next month, suggest foreign voters are a big unknown as six contenders navigate a deeply divided society where influences from East and West are being renegotiated...

9. Immigration as a matter of national survival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-immigration-as-a-matter-of-national-survival

The migration issue, along with Turkey's ongoing threats and galloping inflation due to the explosion in energy prices, undoubtedly ranks first in the hierarchy of Cypriot citizens' concerns....

10. Progressive school offering Waldorf and IB curriculums opens in the Limassol highlands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-waldorf-school-adds-to-the-development-of-mountain-areas

Tucked away in the mountains of Limassol, about 20 minutes from the sea, you’ll find a school like no other....

11. When journalism takes precedence over the news

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-when-journalism-takes-precedence-over-the-news

Long-standing Cypriot journalism dysfunctions have come to light as a result of the Primate of the Church's declining health, and they can in no way be excused under the guise of informing the public....

12. Will the riots in Iran be the catalyst for an uprising?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/will-the-riots-in-iran-be-the-catalyst-for-an-uprising

Riots erupted during the funeral of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in Iran. Amini died under dubious circumstances last Friday after being arrested by the country's morality police....

13. Greece: Bishop says women who get raped 'want it'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-bishop-says-women-who-get-raped-want-it

An Orthodox bishop has been universally condemned for saying that women who are raped “want it.”...

14. Sleepy Greek port becomes US arms hub

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sleepy-greek-port-becomes-us-arms-hub

But the sleepy port of Alexandroupoli in northeastern Greece has taken on a central role in increasing the US military presence in Eastern Europe to contain Russian aggression. That flow has angered not only Russia but also neighboring Turkey, underlining how war in Ukraine is reshaping Europe’s economic and diplomatic relationships....

15. Abortion debate spills over into Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abortion-debate-spills-over-into-cyprus

Officials in the Republic of Cyprus say sexual and reproductive rights of women on the island are being trampled in the absence of clear protocols, with access to abortion and long-term contraception being put on the line in the southern part...

16. East-West orthodox split deepens in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/east-west-orthodox-split-deepens-in-cyprus

An interview with the Archbishop of Cyprus, who used unfavorable words for detractor bishops as well as the Patriarch of Moscow, is causing all sorts of reactions on the island where campaign drama is unfolding both in a highly contested presidential election and a looming replacement for head of church...

17. NYT: Deep in Vatican Archives, Scholar Discovers 'Flabbergasting' Secrets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nyt-deep-in-vatican-archives-scholar-discovers-flabbergasting-secrets

David Kertzer put down his cappuccino, put on his backpack, and went digging for more Vatican secrets....

18. Battlefield scenes as Cypriot farmers descend on capital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/battlefield-scenes-as-farmers-descend-on-capital

Sheep and goat farmers in Cyprus staged a demonstration outside the Presidential Palace in Nicosia on Wednesday, spilling milk and setting hay on fire while some protesters spoke out against any changes in halloumi legislation...

19. Op-ed: ESG, DEI and other acronyms and why we need to know about them IMHO*

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-esg-dei-and-other-acronyms-and-why-we-need-to-know-about-them-imho

Quite a few times I found myself receiving messages and having to pause and google search an acronym to understand its meaning. I’m sure I’m not alone, and it’s surely not just a Gen X symptom....

20. Op-ed: Abortions and the pendulum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-abortions-and-the-pendulum

A decision by the US Supreme Court to overturn the 1973 ruling that legalized abortion nationwide would resemble a historic turning point. The court’s rulings are usually an indication of how the country’s political pendulum swings;...

21. Patriarch protests to Ankara over DJ performance at Sumela monastery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/patriarch-protests-to-ankara-over-dj-performance-at-sumela-monastery

Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomaios has sent a complaint to Turkey’s Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy in the wake of footage showing a DJ playing electronic music at the historic Monastery of Panagia Soumela in the mountainous Trabzon region, known among Greeks as Trapezounta....

22. Cyprus’ Archbishop sends unvaxxed priests home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-archbishop-sends-unvaxxed-priests-home

Cyprus’ Archbishop announced over the weekend that he would send unvaccinated priests home on a mandatory leave of absence, saying they could face even tougher measures if they fail to obey their chief bishop...

23. 'Health care is a moral obligation': Pope Francis backs global Covid vaccination programmes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-care-is-a-moral-obligation-pope-francis-backs-global-covid-vaccination-programmes

Pope Francis declared today that getting vaccinated against the coronavirus is a 'moral obligation' and denounced how people had been swayed by 'baseless information' to refuse jabs....

24. Turkish convert to Orthodoxy caught Holy Cross in Istanbul

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-convert-to-orthodoxy-caught-holy-cross-in-istanbul

A Turkish citizen, who had been baptized Christian Orthodox, caught the Holy Cross in the waters of the Horned Gulf in Istanbul in a moving ceremony presided by the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to Bless the Waters of Fanari on the day of the Epiphany....

25. Man wanted for wishing death on politicians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-wanted-for-wishing-death-on-politicians

Cyprus Police are searching for a man who wished death on the interior minister and the wife and kids of another politician, with investigators handling the complaint as a high profile cyber stalking case...

26. Qatar seizes children’s toys that are 'un-Islamic'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/qatar-seizes-children-s-toys-that-are-un-islamic

Authorities in Qatar have seized a line of what they called 'un-Islamic' children's toys that feature rainbow patterns similar to LGBT flags....

27. Suspected motive in double murder draws skepticism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspected-motive-in-double-murder-draws-skepticism

A top criminologist in Cyprus says machismo and ethnicity were proximate causes in the double murder of two Russian women who had gone missing last month, but a suspected motive in the case has drawn public disbelief and some parliament members are calling for investigation into possible sex trafficking...

28. Joint action to defend and promote Democracy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/joint-action-to-defend-and-promote-democracy

Across the globe, democracy and human rights are increasingly under siege. Far from being an issue isolated to the “developing” world, democracies new and old are combatting existential crises of creeping authoritarianism, rising inequality, and malign influence both domestically and from abroad. ...

29. Pope's agenda for his scheduled visit to Cyprus announced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/popes-agenda

Government Spokesman Marios Pelekanos briefed the media today on the visit of Pope Francis to Cyprus at the Presidential Palace....

30. Averof: Irregular immigrants increase crime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/averof-irregular-immigrants-increase-crime

DISY President Averof Neophytou expressed his concern about the increase in crime due to immigration. ...

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