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1. American journalist sentenced to 16 Years in Russian prison

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/american-journalist-sentenced-to-16-years-in-russian-prison

Evan Gershkovich, an American journalist working for the Wall Street Journal, has been found guilty of espionage by a Russian court and sentenced to 16 years in prison....

2. France accused of 'racist discrimination' over Olympic hijab ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-accused-of-racist-discrimination-over-olympic-hijab-ban

France is under fire for barring its athletes from wearing hijabs at the upcoming Paris Olympics, a move critics call 'racist gender discrimination'....

3. Russian tech professionals flock to Cyprus despite sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-tech-professionals-flock-to-cyprus-despite-sanctions

A recent study by the PACE think tank has underscored the profound transformation of Cyprus' economy amid Western sanctions and the aftermath......

4. Ukrainian startups build low-cost robot army to combat Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukrainian-startups-build-low-cost-robot-army-to-combat-russia

Facing manpower shortages, overwhelming odds, and uneven international assistance, Ukraine is looking to an unlikely source for a strategic edge against......

5. Biden mistakenly calls Zelensky ''Putin'' at NATO event (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-biden-mistakenly-calls-zelensky-putin-at-nato-event-video

President Joe Biden mistakenly referred to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky as President Putin of Russia during a NATO event Thursday, just hours before facing a high-stakes press conference where his every word will be closely scrutinized....

6. Cyprus tourism faces €25 million Hit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-tourism-faces-€25-million-hit

The president of the Cyprus Hotel Association (PASYXE), Thanos Michaelides, has highlighted the urgent need to extend the tourist season and increase the number of year-round hotel operations. ...

7. Macron's gamble averts far-right but leaves France in political instability

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/macron-s-gamble-averts-far-right-but-leaves-france-in-political-instability

In a surprising turn of events following French President Emmanuel Macron's call for snap elections, France's left-wing alliance has emerged victorious, securing 182 seats and pushing the far-right into third place....

8. Cyprus-linked firms and individuals added to new sanctions list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-linked-firms-and-individuals-added-to-new-sanctions-list

The United States announced new sanctions on Wednesday, targeting individuals and companies linked to Cyprus as part of its ongoing efforts to counter Russian aggression. ...

9. CBC to keep dividends low despite bank profits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cbc-to-keep-dividends-low-despite-bank-profits

The increased profitability of Cypriot banks, will not affect the supervisory authorities’ views over the necessity to maintain a prudent policy with respect to banks’ dividend payments, the Central Bank of Cyprus said in its annual report for 2023, published on Wednesday....

10. How France's nationalist shift could shape Cyprus' future

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-france-s-nationalist-shift-could-shape-cyprus-future

In France, the prospect of nationalists potentially clinching a decisive majority in the upcoming parliamentary elections has stirred apprehension in Brussels and Berlin....

11. Reunification talks face challenges, UN envoy finds parties far apart

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reunification-talks-face-challenges-un-envoy-finds-parties-far-apart

The ongoing efforts to reunify Cyprus have hit another roadblock, as the Personal Envoy of the Secretary-General, former Colombian Foreign Minister Ms. Holguin, finds significant gaps between the negotiating parties. ...

12. How Russian LNG still powers Europe despite sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-russian-lng-still-powers-europe-despite-sanctions

The Yakov Gakkel LNG tanker plays a crucial role in maintaining Europe's gas supply, transporting liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Siberia to European terminals....

13. ICT sector powers Cyprus' economic growth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ict-sector-powers-cyprus-economic-growth

Almost all of the productivity growth in Cyprus' economy over the past three years can be attributed to the Information and Communication Technology......

14. Scottish Secretary resigns amid UK election betting scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scottish-secretary-resigns-amid-uk-election-betting-scandal

The unfolding scandal surrounding bets on the UK government's election date deepened significantly yesterday with the revelation......

15. Cyprus cancels Russian billionaires' passports from Christofias era

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cancels-russian-billionaires-passports-from-christofias-era

Cyprus has revoked the citizenship of two high-profile Russian oligarchs who were naturalized during the presidency of Demetris Christofias. ...

16. Cyprus condemns Russian media ban, defends press freedom

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-condemns-russian-media-ban-defends-press-freedom

The Russian government's recent decision to block access to more than 80 media outlets, including three based in Cyprus, starkly undermines democratic principles and the pluralism that supports them, according to a statement by Cypriot government spokesman Konstantinos Letymbiotis....

17. US defense officials warn of North Korean troops joining Russia in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-defense-officials-warn-of-north-korean-troops-joining-russia-in-ukraine

The U.S. Department of Defense is closely monitoring the possibility of North Korean troops being deployed to Russia to aid in the conflict in Ukraine, Pentagon spokesman Gen. Patrick Ryder said late Tuesday....

18. NATO names Mark Rutte as new leader ahead of Washington summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nato-names-mark-rutte-as-new-leader-ahead-of-washington-summit

NATO appointed Mark Rutte as its next secretary-general on Wednesday, putting the outgoing Dutch prime minister in charge of the world’s biggest security organization at a critical time for European security as war rages in Ukraine....

19. Cyprus meets trafficking standards, US State Department report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-meets-trafficking-standards-us-state-department-report

The Government of the Republic of Cyprus fully meets the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking, the State Department said in its report regarding "In Persons Trafficking"....

20. Averof's podcast musings and the flip-flop chronicles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/averof-s-podcast-musings-and-the-flip-flop-chronicles

Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear. Averof has appeared on a podcast again – how does he manage to do it all? – to question why they are celebrating 24 percent when they considered 26 percent disastrous during the Presidential elections! ...

21. North Korea and Russia promise to defend each other if attacked

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-korea-and-russia-promise-to-defend-each-other-if-attacked

North Korea and Russia have signed a landmark defense pact, committing to provide immediate military assistance to each other if either country is attacked....

22. Cyprus and US tighten ties, visa-free travel and arms deals on the horizon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-us-tighten-ties-visa-free-travel-and-arms-deals-on-the-horizon

According to a report written by Yiannis Ioannou, the consolidation of Cyprus-US strategic cooperation and the conclusion of a strategic dialogue agreement have significantly deepened Cypriot-US relations at a critical time,...

23. Hezbollah leader threatens Cyprus over Israeli military activity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hezbollah-leader-threatens-cyprus-over-israeli-military-activity

The head of Lebanon’s Hezbollah said on Wednesday that nowhere in Israel would be safe if a full-fledged war breaks out between the two foes, and he also threatened Cyprus and other parts of the Mediterranean....

24. Politico: Cyprus is the solution, not the problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/politico-cyprus-is-the-solution-not-a-problem

Despite its long-standing division, Cyprus is emerging as a crucial player in the Middle East, offering a stable platform for political, economic, humanitarian, and military operations, according to an article published today in Politico by Ivo Daalder....

25. Cyprus plans €3.1B climate investment by 2030

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-plans-€3-1b-climate-investment-by-2030

Cyprus’ total investment on climate change in both EU and public funds as well as private investments are estimated to amount to €3.1 billion by 2030, the Finance Ministry has said....

26. Cyprus sees surge in air travel as summer season takes off

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-sees-surge-in-air-travel-as-summer-season-takes-off

Airplanes arriving in Cyprus were about 85% full in May, with numbers continuing to climb, according to Maria Kouroupi, Director of Aviation Development and Communication at Hermes Airports. ...

27. Russian assets to fund Ukraine's defense against Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-assets-to-fund-ukraine-s-defense-against-russia

Leaders of the Group of Seven nations have struck a landmark agreement to extend a $50 billion loan to Ukraine, funded by interest earned on Russia’s immobilized central bank assets....

28. US sanctions target Russian-Cypriot connections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/us-sanctions-target-russian-cypriot-connections

A Cypriot connection has emerged among the latest targets of US sanctions against Russia, with the US Treasury Department announcing penalties on Wednesday affecting individuals and entities linked to Cyprus. ...

29. European Parliament elections see rightward shift

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-parliament-elections-see-rightward-shift

Voters across Europe cast their ballots on Sunday in the European Parliament elections, likely shifting the assembly to the right and increasing the number of euroskeptic nationalists. ...

30. Four hostages rescued in daring IDF operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-hostages-rescued-in-daring-idf-operation

Israeli forces have successfully rescued four hostages, Noa Argamani, Almog Meir Jan, Andrei Kozlov, and Shlomi Ziv, who were kidnapped by Hamas during the Nova music festival attack in October....

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