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1. Environmental study holding up casino resort

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/environmental-study-holding-up-casino-resort

A potentially huge glitch has appeared just days ahead of the scheduled stone laying ceremony for the Cypriot casino resort, with an environmental impact assessment not yet in the clear and the company blaming the delay on British military interests...

2. Toxic patriotism

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/toxic-patriotism

The lynch mob attack on Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris – the only way the incident can be described – during a gathering to commemorate the so-called Pontic Genocide, the killing of ethnic Greeks by the Turks during World War I, and while the national anthem was playing in the background, should give us pause...

3. Paraguay opens embassy in Jerusalem after US lead

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paraguay-opens-embassy-in-jerusalem-after-us-lead

Paraguay opened its Israel embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, the second country to follow the United States in making the politically sensitive move from Tel Aviv...

4. UK financial sector wants global talent on tap after Brexit

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/uk-financial-sector-wants-global-talent-on-tap-after-brexit

Costs for hiring bankers, accountants and lawyers from outside Britain will soar after Brexit and threaten London’s standing as a global financial centre unless the immigration system is urgently reformed, a report said...

5. Russian 'dirty money' flowing through London damages UK

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/russian-dirty-money-flowing-through-london-damages-uk

Russian money hidden in British assets and laundered through City of London financial institutions damages the government’s efforts to take a tough stance against Moscow’s aggressive foreign policy, a committee of lawmakers said...

6. The first modern Islamist fundamentalist conquest of the West?

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-first-modern-islamist-fundamentalist-conquest-of-the-west

New revelations expose Turkey stealthily positioning itself to attempt to permanently possess the northern third of Cyprus which is rich in hydrocarbons...

7. Harry and Meghan seal it with a kiss

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/harry-and-meghan-seal-it-with-a-kiss

Britain’s Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle were pronounced husband and wife on Saturday by the Archbishop of Canterbury in a glittering union that brought a measure of modern Hollywood glamour into the 1,000-year-old monarchy...

8. Cyprus can play a role in monitoring climate change

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cyprus-can-play-a-role-in-monitoring-climate-change

Cyprus has a role to play in issues concerning climate change by building up a new station to monitor the effects, General Secretary of the World Meteorological Organisation, Petteri Taalas told CNA...

9. Prince Charles to walk Meghan down the aisle

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/prince-charles-to-walk-meghan-markle-down-the-aisle

Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, will walk Meghan Markle down the aisle at her glittering wedding to his son Prince Harry after her own father had to pull out because of ill health...

10. Ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal discharged from hospital

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ex-russian-spy-sergei-skripal-discharged-from-hospital

Sergei Skripal, a former Russian spy who was poisoned by a nerve agent in Britain more than two months ago, has been discharged from hospital, England’s health service said on Friday...

11. Cyprus energy search – averting a US-Turkey crisis

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-energy-search-–-averting-a-us-turkey-crisis

Cyprus continues to proceed with offshore oil and gas projects despite Turkey's opposition...

12. Conservation completed on two historic churches in Famagusta

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/conservation-completed-on-two-historic-churches-in-famagusta

A ceremony will be held on May 26 in Turkish-occupied Famagusta to mark the completion of conservation works on two historic churches, located in the walled city...

13. Teenager Alexander-Arnold named in youthful England World Cup squad

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teenager-alexander-arnold-named-in-youthful-england-world-cup-squad

Liverpool’s 19-year-old right back Trent Alexander-Arnold received a surprise call-up for England as manager Gareth Southgate put his faith in youth with his final 23-man squad for next month’s World Cup...

14. EasyJet founder wealthiest Cypriot in the UK

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/easyjet-founder-wealthiest-cypriot-in-the-uk

The Sunday Times published the names of 1000 richest people in the UK, with easyJet founder Stelios Hadjioannou topping the list among Cypriots...

15. Netflix's next big thing: feeding the service with its own movies

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/netflix-s-next-act-feeding-the-service-with-its-own-movies

As Hollywood studios unleash their summer blockbusters into theatres, Netflix is trying to give film buffs a reason to stay home...

16. Stone laying for Limassol's casino resort set for June

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stone-laying-for-limassol-s-casino-resort-set-for-june

The stone laying ceremony for the Cypriot casino resort will take place in June, with temporary facilities ready to run in the summer ahead of the main attraction two years later...

17. '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...

18. North Korea reconsiders summit with Trump, puts talks on ice

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-korea-reconsiders-summit-with-trump-puts-talks-on-ice

North Korea threw next month’s unprecedented summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump into doubt, threatening weeks of diplomatic progress by saying it may reconsider if Washington insists on unilateral denuclearization...

19. Meghan's father says heart op puts him out of royal wedding

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/meghan-s-father-says-heart-op-puts-him-out-of-royal-wedding

The father of American actress Meghan Markle said he could not attend his daughter’s wedding to Britain’s Prince Harry on Saturday because he needed a heart procedure...

20. German football stars under fire for posing with Erdogan

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-football-stars-under-fire-for-posing-with-turkey-s-erdogan

Germany’s DFB soccer federation and several German politicians have criticised two top national soccer players for posing for a photo with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, whose policies have come under fire in Europe...

21. Greece's Souda Bay naval base is ‘world-class’

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-souda-bay-military-base-is-‘world-class

Greece’s military base in Souda Bay, Crete, is an “essential hub” for NATO operations in the Mediterranean, combining world-class facilities with access to North Africa, the Commander of Allied Joint Force Command Naples and US Naval Forces Europe and Africa, US Navy Admiral James Foggo....

22. Cyprus condemns escalation of violence in Gaza

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reacts-to-situation-in-gaza

The Republic of Cyprus expressed concern regarding what it described as “serious escalation” of the situation in Gaza, which resulted in dozens of deaths of Palestinians who were protesting the American embassy opening in Jerusalem...

23. Even royal weddings don't go according to plan

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/even-royal-weddings-don-t-go-according-to-plan

This weekend’s carefully planned wedding of Britain’s Prince Harry to his fiance Meghan Markle was mired in confusion on Tuesday after the father of the American actress told a celebrity news website he was no longer coming...

24. Eight dead migrants found washed up in north

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eight-dead-migrants-found-washed-up-in-north

A total of eight bodies have been found washed up on the shores of the island's northern part over the past two days, Turkish Cypriot authorities said, adding the dead were believed to be Syrian migrants...

25. Israeli forces kill dozens in Gaza protests as anger mounts over US Embassy

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-forces-kill-dozens-in-gaza-protests-as-anger-mounts-over-us-embassy

Israeli forces killed at least 41 Palestinians along the Gaza border on Monday, health officials said, as demonstrators streamed to the frontier on the day the United States prepared to open its embassy in Jerusalem...

26. Brexit-hit EU staff ditch UK passports

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brexit-hit-eu-staff-ditch-uk-passports

About one in 10 British civil servants at the European Commission has taken another EU nationality since the Brexit vote, but are nonetheless resigned to scant prospects of future promotion...

27. Are Britons really bothered about royal wedding?

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/are-britons-really-bothered-about-royal-wedding

There is no doubt that the wedding of Prince Harry, Queen Elizabeth’s grandson and sixth-in-line to the throne, and Hollywood actress Markle, star of TV drama “Suits”, has the media transfixed...

28. Israel's Netta beats Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/israel-s-netta-beats-cyprus-in-eurovision

Israel’s Netta Barzilai won the Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon on Saturday, bringing Israel its fourth victory in the glitzy pageant, watched by over 200 million people around the world, and the right to host the event next year...

29. Cyprus pin hopes on show-stopper Eleni Foureira

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cyprus-pin-hopes-on-show-stopper-eleni-foureira

Perennial makeweight Cyprus hopes to raise its flag over the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday with Greek singer Eleni Foureira red-hot favourite to wow audiences with her show-stopping song 'Fuego'...

30. Trump seeks 'very meaningful' summit in with N. Korea

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-seeks-very-meaningful-summit-in-with-n-korea

US President Donald Trump has high hopes of “doing something very meaningful” to curtail North Korea’s nuclear ambitions at a summit in Singapore next month, after Pyongyang smoothed the way for talks by freeing three American prisoner...