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1. 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....

2. 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....

3. 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....

4. 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....

5. 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....

6. 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....

7. 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....

8. 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...

9. 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....

10. 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...

11. 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....

12. 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....

13. 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....

14. 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...

15. 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. ...

16. 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...

17. 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...

18. 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....

19. 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. ...

20. 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....

21. 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.”...

22. 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....

23. Severe weather brings snow to Athens, Greek islands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/severe-weather-brings-snow-to-athens-greek-islands

A severe weather front has hit Greece, with below-freezing temperatures and snowfall in many parts of the country, including the capital Athens and many Aegean islands....

24. Dior documentary highlights Greek artisans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/dior-documentary-highlights-greek-artisans

“The Greek Bar Jacket,” a film by award-winning director Marianna Economou, premiered yesterday on YouTube. ...

25. Bid offers now being accepted for the contruction of the new Cyprus Museum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bid-offers-now-being-accepted-for-the-contruction-of-the-new-cyprus-museum

The greatest culture project implemented by the Government, the new Cyprus Museum, is underway following the announcement on Wednesday for the tender of the construction contract....

26. 47 stolen antiquities from Steinhardt collection returning to Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/47-stolen-antiquities-from-steinhardt-collection-returning-to-greece

Forty-seven illegally trafficked Greek artifacts, among the dozens surrendered by American hedge-fund billionaire Michael Steinhardt under a deal with US authorities, will be returned to Greece in the coming days, the Culture Ministry announced Thursday....

27. USA: Fund manager to turn over $70 million in stolen antiquities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-fund-manager-to-turn-over-$70-million-in-stolen-antiquities

Billionaire hedge fund manager Michael Steinhardt has agreed to turn over $70 million worth of stolen antiquities and will be subject to an unprecedented lifetime ban on acquiring antiquities, the Manhattan district attorney announced Monday....

28. The Vatican welcomes modern Greek art

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/the-vatican-welcomes-modern-greek-art

It is the first cultural event of Greece in the Vatican, one of the centers that shaped European art....

29. New medical degree offered in English

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/new-medical-degree-offered-in-english

The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki’s School of Medicine opened its doors on Monday to 60 foreign students who have signed up for its newly fledged English-language undergraduate program....

30. American couple arrested at Athens airport with antiquities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/american-couple-arrested-at-athens-airport-with-antiquities

Two American nationals were arrested at Athens’ international airport on Monday after fragments of ancient vessels and other objects were discovered in their luggage....

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