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1. The solitary third age of Greek Australians

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-solitary-third-age-of-greek-australians

Thirty-three-year-old Dimitra will lock her door tomorrow morning and breathe in the chilly Melbourne air. ...

2. Greece: Russia's decision to expel embassy personnel 'arbitrary and retaliatory'

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-russia-s-decision-to-expel-embassy-personnel-arbitrary-and-retaliatory

Russia’s decision to expel members of the Greek embassy in Moscow is “arbitrary, retaliatory and not based on any evidence,” the Greek Foreign Ministry said in a lengthy announcement issued on Friday....

3. Wanted: A respected person for assistance effort

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/wanted-a-respected-person-for-assistance-effort

After the cries of despair come the calls for help and the need for long-term support. The victims of the lethal inferno that devastated eastern Attica on July 23 don’t just need words of solidarity but deeds too....

4. 2021, a landmark year

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/2021-a-landmark-year

It won’t be long before 2021 is upon us. In three years’ time Greece will be celebrating the bicentennial of its war of independence against Ottoman rule. It will be a landmark anniversary and should be commemorated as such. All sorts of institutions, foundations and associations will host events which, combined with the state ceremonies, will lend a celebratory character to the occasion....

5. A useful proposal, instead of useless noise

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/a-useful-proposal-instead-of-useless-noise

6. Cypriots Stand by Greece

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-stand-by-greece

A radio marathon and a concert are taking place in Cyprus to show support to the victims of last week’s deadly wildfires in Greece...

7. Security Council renews UNFICYP mandate

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/security-council-renews-unficyp-mandate

The Security Council authorized a six‑month mandate renewal for the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) on Thursday, unanimously adopting resolution 2430 (2018)...

8. Woman returns €10,000 she stole from breast cancer society

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-stole-€10-000-from-breast-cancer-society

An employee at the Europa Donna Cyprus, a breast cancer awareness society, was arrested for stealing over €10,000 from the charity...

9. Ties with Moscow under strain after Athens expels diplomats

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ties-with-moscow-under-strain-after-athens-expels-diplomats

The outlook for bilateral ties between Greece and Russia was unclear on Wednesday amid tensions prompted by Greece’s decision to expel two Russian diplomats who are alleged to have sought to intervene in domestic affairs and national security....

10. Greece decides to expel Russian diplomats

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-decides-to-expel-russian-diplomats

The Greek government has decided to expel two Russian diplomats, and ban the entry into Greece of two more, accusing them of intrusion into domestic affairs and illegal acts against Greece’s national security, Kathimerini has learned....

11. Government exploring ways to suspend pension cuts

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-exploring-ways-to-suspend-pension-cuts

The government is hoping that surpluses at the Single Social Security Entity (EFKA) will allow the non-implementation of pre-legislated pension cuts on January 1 next year....

12. Couple in money fraud case suddenly off the hook

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/couple-in-money-fraud-case-suddenly-off-the-hook

A married couple accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of euro from bank safe deposit boxes is off the hook after a state prosecutor failed to file charges against them properly....

13. KISA sees institutional racism in ham and pasta arrest

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kisa-sees-institutional-racism-in-ham-and-pasta-arrest

Human rights group KISA is pointing to institutional racism over the recent arrest of an asylum-seeker and single mother on theft charges, calling for an investigation into how state authorities treat refugees who are vulnerable members of society...

14. Unmarried paternity leave not signed into law

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unmarried-paternity-leave-not-signed-into-law

President Nicos Anastasiades has not signed a newly-passed law on paid paternity leave for unmarried fathers, sending it back to the House primarily on constitutional grounds while opposition sees more reasons behind it....

15. Man sentenced in child internet porn case

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-sentenced-in-child-internet-porn-case

A 28-year-old man got up to three years suspended sentence after he was found guilty on child porn charges, with the court saying the content in his possession was ‘disgusting’...

16. Funeral for nine Syrian refugees held in north

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/funeral-for-nine-syrian-refugees-held-in-north

The funeral of nine Syrian refuges, whose bodies washed up on the northern shores of the island, was held in Lefka on Saturday, with their relatives living in the south crossing the checkpoints to pay their final respects...

17. UNHCR: Asylum seekers in Cyprus lack decent housing

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-asylum-seekers-in-cyprus-need-decent-housing

With less than 10% of asylum-seekers accommodated at the reception centre, decent housing is a major problem thousands of asylum seekers face, a UNHCR report said...

18. Britain slashes top stake on gambling machines to £2

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-slashes-top-stake-on-gambling-machines-to-£2

Britain will cut the maximum stake on fixed odds betting terminals to just two pounds after the government rejected claims that it would damage the industry in favour of efforts to tackle problem gambling...

19. 'Bonfire of the Vanities' author Tom Wolfe dead at 88

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/bonfire-of-the-vanities-author-tom-wolfe-dead-at-88

Tom Wolfe, an early practitioner of “new journalism” who captured the mood and culture of America across five decades with books including “The Bonfire of the Vanities,” “The Right Stuff,” and “The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test,” has died at the age of 88...

20. New British High Commissioner wants to deepen special relationship

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-british-high-commissioner-wants-to-deepen-special-relationship

On presenting his credential in Nicosia new British High Commissioner in Cyprus Stephen Lillie said there was a great deal for the two countries to celebrate despite the complexities....

21. Chemical attack accusations ‘a farce’ Assad tells Kathimerini

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chemical-attack-accusations-‘a-farce-assad-tells-kathimerini

In an exclusive interview with Kathimerini, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad denied that the Syrian Army used chemical weapons against civilians while taking aim at both Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US President Donald Trump...

22. UN official in Cyprus for fact-finding tour on peacekeeping

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-official-in-cyprus-for-fact-finding-tour-on-peacekeeping

UN Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Bintou Keita is in Cyprus to review the UN peacekeeping force (UNFICYP) and the ongoing progress in the implementation of the Security Council-mandated strategic review of the Mission...

23. Cyprus Residency and Citizenship-by-Investment Scheme Remains Appealing to Investors

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-residency-and-citizenship-by-investment-scheme-remains-appealing-to-investors

With more than three decades of presence operating as a leading international advisory services firm, K. Treppides & Co Ltd offers insight into the latest residency and investment trends to impact Cyprus...

24. Main suspect in Stovolos murders still in custody as police build case

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/main-suspect-in-strovolos-murders-remanded-again

The 33-year-old suspect in the horrific Strovolos double murder was remanded for another eight days on Friday, with police saying there is still a lot of investigative work to do...

25. Breast cancer screening failure may have shortened 270 lives in England

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/breast-cancer-screening-failure-may-have-shortened-270-lives-in-england

As many as 270 women’s lives may have been shortened after an IT failure in England’s breast cancer screening programme meant 450,000 patients were not invited for appointments...

26. Crunch year as Cyprus bids to become regional energy player

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crunch-year-in-cyprus-bid-to-become-regional-energy-player

Cyprus is ramping up efforts to become a regional energy player with 2018 seen as a critical year in deciding where it stands, Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides said in an exclusive interview with Kathimerini...

27. Two more arrests in Strovolos double murder

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/murder-weapon-found-in-strovolos-case

Two more suspects were arrested Friday night in the Strovolos murder case, on the same night when police also found the murder weapon believed to have been used in the crime...

28. Full story yet to be known in Strovolos double murder

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/full-story-yet-to-be-known-in-strovolos-double-murder

The court appearance of the 33-year-old suspect in the Strovolos double murder has raised many questions, while investigators continue to sort through evidence in what is described as an unprecedented case with a contaminated crime scene and media speculation...

29. Group vows to bring road deaths among children down to zero

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/group-vows-to-bring-road-deaths-among-children-down-to-zero

Thirteen children in one decade lost their lives in traffic accidents in Cyprus, while a group advocating for safer roads vows to help turn that number into zero with a lot of hard work...

30. Unique conference on technology set for June in Nicosia

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/unique-conference-on-technology-set-for-june-in-nicosia

Technology is more crucial than ever in a world of Fake News, and Cyprus is meeting the challenge head on with a unique conference on June 21 in Nicosia. Guest speakers include Margaritis Schinas and Alexis Papachelas...