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1. Pyrgos dig reveals industrial plant dating back to 2350 BC

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pyrgos-dig-reveals-industrial-plant-dating-back-to-2350-bc

From 2350 BC to 1850 BC, the Greek population of Pyrgos in Cyprus had a very important industrial building of about 4000 m2, where not only copper but also olive oil, perfume, medicines, textiles, paints, and wine were processed....

2. British Museum in ‘constructive’ talks over Parthenon marbles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-museum-says-in-‘constructive-discussions-over-parthenon-marbles

The British Museum said on Wednesday it was holding 'constructive discussions' with Greece over the Parthenon Sculptures amid renewed speculation that the 2500-year-old marbles could soon be returned to Athens...

3. Grant Johnson: City of Dreams Mediterranean will be the game changer for Cyprus’ hospitality industry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/grant-johnson-city-of-dreams-mediterranean-will-be-the-game-changer-for-cyprus-hospitality-industry

The multi-themed City of Dreams Mediterranean resort in Limassol, which will include a luxury hotel, casino, entertainment and sports facilities, adventure park, shops and restaurants, among others, will begin operations in the second quarter of 2023. Grant Johnson, the General Manager of COD analyzes what exactly the City of Dreams Mediterranean will be, what it will offer to the tourism product of Cyprus, how it will strengthen the country's economy and its position as a popular tourist destination and at the same time he analyzes how this project will have significant benefits for the local community and its people. ...

4. The Louvre, the British Museum, and now the New Cyprus Museum (photos - video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-louvre-the-british-museum-and-now-the-new-cyprus-museum-photos-video

Work on the New Cyprus Museum will begin in January 2023, and the project is expected to take 42 months to complete, with completion scheduled for mid-2026. ...

5. Double burial site found in Kouklia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kouklia-double-burial-site-excavated

Two tombs from the 12th century BC with rare findings were excavated at the Kouklia-Marcello location, according to a statement from the Cyprus Department of Antiquities....

6. Drug squad finds Ottoman cannons after tip-off

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-squad-finds-ottoman-cannons-after-tip-off

Cypriot authorities in Limassol have gained possession of two Ottoman cannons, after officials rushed to the backyard of a residence where they caught the owner red handed digging up the big guns...

7. Cypriot president meets pope at the Vatican

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-meets-pope-at-the-vatican

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades met with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday, with the two men reportedly discussing bilateral issues including refugees following the Holy Father’s visit to the divided island last year...

8. ‘We don’t need women to behave like men’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-‘we-don-t-need-women-to-behave-like-men

Nanna-Louise W. Linde is the vice president for European Government Affairs at Microsoft. An imposing presence, former model and mother of three, her life looks like something out of an episode of the Netflix series “Borgen” – she is Danish after all....

9. Turkish Cypriot properties a thorny issue on the campaign trail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-properties-a-thorny-issue-on-the-campaign-trail

Candidates for the Presidential Elections that will take place in February 2023 paid a series of visits on Tuesday and Wednesday to villages, agencies and institutions while criticizing the government on various issues such as the management of the Turkish Cypriot properties in the government-controlled areas....

10. Actress Irene Papas has passed away at age 96

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/actress-irene-papas-has-passed-away-at-age-96

Actress Irini Papas passed away this morning (14/9) at the age of 96, leaving us a great legacy of her performances in film and theater....

11. Never before seen archeological treasures resurfacing thanks to the drought

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thanks-to-the-drought-dinosaur-prints-old-bones-and-hunger-stones-are-resurfacing

Europe is experiencing its worst drought in at least 500 years. Landscapes across Europe and beyond are being altered as forest fires, melting glaciers and other disasters threaten to wipe out entire regions....

12. Broken fortress discovered under 'mega-monument' burial mound in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/broken-fortress-discovered-under-mega-monument-burial-mound-in-cyprus

Archaeologists excavating an enormous ancient burial mound in Cyprus have uncovered an even older structure hidden beneath it: a rampart, or part of a defensive wall, according to a statement from the Department of Antiquities Cyprus....

13. No entry fee for 12 museums to promote Cyprus' cultural heritage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-entry-fee-for-12-museums-to-promote-cyprus-cultural-heritage

The Cyprus Parliament has approved amendments providing free entrance to 12 museums under the jurisdiction of the Antiquities Department. In addition, nine ancient monuments have been approved for use as sites for events and civil wedding ceremonies....

14. Amathus' underwater museum ready to welcome its first visitors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/amathus-underwater-museum-ready-to-welcome-its-first-visitors

The inauguration will take place on Saturday, July 9th from 0830 to 1230. Guests will have the opportunity to participate in the swimming tour at 09:00 AM using their own mask, snorkel and flippers....

15. Underwater work on ancient port of Amathous to begin on Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/underwater-work-on-ancient-port-of-amathous-to-begin-on-thursday

Underwater work to better illustrate the ancient port of Amathuntas begins on Thursday, 30 June, according to the Antiquities Department. This will be a part of a project to develop a diving tourism network....

16. Lawmakers approve private 'green line' armed cops

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawmakers-approve-private-police-along-green-line

The parliament in the Republic of Cyprus has approved legislation allowing the hiring and training of 300 private armed police officers tasked with combating illegal migration along the UN buffer zone, but regulations were still unclear...

17. The adorable native cat breeds of Greece and Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/the-adorable-native-cat-breeds-of-greece-and-cyprus

Anyone who has visited Greece or Cyprus knows that both beautiful countries are home to many, many cats. Yet some people may be unaware that there are two distinct cat breeds, the Aegean cat and the Cyprus cat, native to Greece and Cyprus....

18. Superyacht in Ayia Napa highlights tourism makeover

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/superyacht-in-ayia-napa-highlights-tourism-makeover

A cruise ship offering passengers a luxury yachting experience around the world made a stop in Cyprus’ Ayia Napa over the weekend, with locals highlighting the resort town’s efforts to attract high income visitors as an alternative to tourists balling on a budget...

19. The Anatolian Greeks who settled in the US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-anatolian-greeks-who-settled-in-the-us

“There was Antonis, a man who emigrated to America from Greece, who thought he was a ‘real Greek’ and that everyone from Alatsata [present-day Alacati] and Asia Minor were inferior....

20. British Museum: Parthenon marbles 'taken from rubble'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-museum-parthenon-marbles-taken-from-rubble

The dispute over the Parthenon sculptures has deepened after Greece rejected a claim by the British Museum that much of the statuary, removed at the behest of Lord Elgin, was retrieved “in the rubble” around the monument....

21. Greece and UK agree on formal talks on return of Parthenon sculptures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-and-uk-agree-on-formal-talks-on-return-of-parthenon-sculptures

Greece and the United Kingdom have agreed to hold formal talks that may pave the way for the return of the Parthenon sculptures that are currently on display at the British Museum in London, the United Nations’ cultural organization has confirmed....

22. Biden praises Greek position over war in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-praises-greek-position-over-war-in-ukraine

US President Joe Biden has thanked Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis for Athens’ 'moral leadership' following the Russian invasion in Ukraine in late February...

23. Celebrate the arrival of Spring at the Yermasoyia Flower Festival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/celebrate-the-arrival-of-spring-at-the-yermasoyia-flower-festival

For 25 years, the annual Flower Festival, organized by the Municipality of Yermasoyia in Limassol, has always brought enchantment and delight. ...

24. Groups pull out of royal concert in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/groups-pull-out-of-royal-concert-in-cyprus

Local charities and participants in the platinum jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II next month in Cyprus have turned their backs on the concert following political controversy linked to EOKA, as more participants are now refusing to take part ahead of an election year...

25. Erdogan critic in Cyprus sentenced by Turkish court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-critic-in-cyprus-sentenced-by-turkish-court

Turkish Cypriot journalist Sener Levent says he does not recognize a sentence handed down by a court in Turkey, where prosecutors accused him in absentia of insulting the country’s president with an offensive cartoon as well as offending the state’s military...

26. Ukrainian soldiers adopt freezing puppy (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukrainian-soldiers-adopt-freezing-puppy-video

It’s not all doom and gloom in the trenches in Ukraine—sometimes it’s head pats and belly rubs of gratitude....

27. The West’s critical endurance test

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-west-s-critical-endurance-test

It’s always hard to see the big picture during a crisis that’s still unfolding, just as it’s difficult to remember some of history’s most fundamental lessons. ...

28. The Med gets first offshore wind farm as Italy vows energy revolution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-med-gets-first-offshore-wind-farm-as-italy-vows-energy-revolution

The Mediterranean's first offshore wind farm is rising from the shallows off Italy, its turbines a symbol of hope for a Europe suffering an energy crisis exacerbated by war....

29. UK man hands Cyprus Church icon taken by his officer father

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-man-hands-cyprus-church-icon-taken-by-his-officer-father

An 18th-century icon that a British officer spirited out of war-wracked Cyprus in 1974 was returned Wednesday to the island’s Orthodox Church by the officer’s son to reunite it with those “who really appreciate what it stands for.”...

30. Storm Eunice batters Britain, shredding London's O2 arena roof

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/storm-eunice-batters-britain-shredding-london-s-o2-arena-roof

An Atlantic storm-battered Britain and Ireland on Friday with record winds of up to 122 miles per hour, knocking out power for tens of thousands of people, forcing planes to abort landings, and shredding the roof of London's O2 arena....

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