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1. The first presidential election in Cyprus held in 1959

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/the-first-presidential-election-in-cyprus held-in-1959

On December 13, 1959, the young Republic of Cyprus held its first presidential elections. Glafkos Clerides, who opposed his father John's candidacy and was accused of failing to follow the Christian commandment to "honor thy father and thy mother,"...

2. This man has an 86% accuracy rate in predicting the future

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/this-man-has-an-86-accuracy-rate-in-predicting-the-future

Ray Kurzweil, an inventor and futurist, releases his first book. "The Age of Intelligent Machines" discusses artificial intelligence and foresees the rise of the Internet in popularity. Impressive considering there were only 2.6 million internet users worldwide at the time....

3. Turkey issues travel warnings for Europe and the United States

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-issues-travel-warnings-for-europe-and-the-united-states

On Saturday night, Turkey's foreign ministry issued two consecutive travel advisories for both European countries and the United States, expressing concern about the possibility of racist attacks....

4. Pope declares being gay a 'sin' but not a 'crime'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-declares-being-gay-a-sin-but-not-a-crime

Pope Francis has declared homosexuality a 'sin' but not a 'crime' as he branded laws that criminalize gay people 'unjust'....

5. Prostitutes gather in Davos for annual meeting of global elite

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/prostitutes-gather-in-davos-for-annual-meeting-of-global-elite

The global elite tackling the world's problems at the Davos summit including gender inequality is fuelling a surge in prostitution in the Swiss resort....

6. Demetra has invested 75% of its capital in Hellenic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/demetra-has-invested-75-of-its-capital-in-hellenic

Demetra Investment, the Cyprus Investment Fund, has dedicated 75% of its investments to Hellenic Bank....

7. Cypriot author claims police trying to ban his book on corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-author-claims-police-trying-to-ban-his-book-on-corruption

A Cypriot investigative journalist accused the police on Wednesday of trying to prevent him from publishing books he wrote about corruption in his country....

8. All flights across the US have been grounded

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-flights-across-the-us-have-been-grounded

All flights across the US have been grounded due to a glitch with the Federal Aviation Administration's computer system....

9. Biology textbook at center of controversy in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biology-textbook-at-center-of-controversy-in-cyprus

A biology textbook is the center of heated debate in Cyprus after references to “purity” and “abstinence” in a chapter on sexually transmitted diseases were posted on social media...

10. Rolls Royce cruises to record sales thanks to ongoing luxury demand

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/rolls-royce-cruises-to-record-sales-thanks-to-ongoing-luxury-demand

Rolls-Royce on Monday reported record sales last year despite an average price tag of around $534,000 for its luxury cars and a drop in Chinese demand, with orders stretching into 2023....

11. Presidential hopefuls officially register their candidacies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-hopefuls-officially-register-their-candidacies

A record number of 14 hopefuls submitted their candidacies today, for February’s presidential elections. Candidacies were submitted between 8 am-12 pm local time at Filoxenia Conference Center in Nicosia....

12. The plan to bring in more German tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-plan-to-bring-in-more-german-tourists

In a trip organized by the FTI Group and Meeting Point, German travel agents recently visited the island and discovered increased demand for Cyprus....

13. Where you can't go in 2023 and why

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/where-you-can-t-go-in-2023-and-why

Travelers from all over the world are expected to take their vengeance for two years in prison in 2023, as they can now take their dream vacation to any part of the world they want, with no restrictions....

14. Former Pope Benedict XVI dies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-pope-benedict-xvi-dies

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the shy German theologian who tried to reawaken Christianity in a secularized Europe but will forever be remembered as the first pontiff in 600 years to resign from the job, died Saturday...

15. Belgian judge throws book at Eva Kaili

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/belgian-judge-throws-book-at-eva-kaili

EU lawmaker Eva Kaili has been ordered to remain in custody for another month as investigations continue into corruption charges, with one of her lawyers suggesting prosecutors were ‘acting politically’ in the case...

16. Romania retaliates against Austria's Schengen veto

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/romania-retaliates-against-austria-s-schengen-veto

Romanians that were looking forward to spending winter holidays in Austria’s many tourist destinations have started calling off their bookings, following Austria’s Schengen Veto, which prevents Romania and Bulgaria to join the Schengen Area....

17. Eva Kaili: From city council to city prison

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eva-kaili-from-city-council-to-city-prison

18. Cyprus Airways flights up 406% in November compared to last year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-airways-flights-up-406-in-november-compared-to-last-year

Cyprus Airways announced today that a 406% increase was recorded in flights last November, compared to the corresponding month in 2021....

19. The fall

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-fall

The tale of Eva Kaili is a metaphor for the glitzy, quick ascent to power in politics and the ultimate fall from grace brought on by dishonesty. After all, a corrupt politician is one who has been bribed by the state or a private individual....

20. Andreas Polemitis has died at the age of 80

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/andreas-polemitis-has-died-at-the-age-of-80

The academic world is saddened tonight over the death of Dr. Andreas Polemitis who died after a four-week battle with COVID. ...

21. French players struck down by camel virus ahead of final

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-players-struck-down-by-camel-virus-ahead-of-final

France center-backs Raphael Varane and Ibrahima Konate are battling sickness bugs ahead of Sunday's World Cup final against Argentina, according to reports....

22. All is in order for the Archdiocese elections this Sunday (images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-is-in-order-for-the-archdiocese-elections-this-sunday-images

The ballot boxes were delivered to the polling station's presiding officers on Friday morning, ahead of the Archbishop's elections on Sunday....

23. Over 800 civil weddings performed in Pegeia this year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/over-800-civil-weddings-performed-in-pegeia-this-year

Over 800 civil weddings were performed in the Municipality of Pegeia in 2022, a 25% increase over the previous year....

24. Biden signs same-sex marriage bill into law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-signs-same-sex-marriage-bill-into-law

“Marriage is a simple proposition. Who do you love? And will you be loyal to that person you love?” the president asked from the South Lawn. “It’s not more complicated than that.”...

25. What connects them to the other side?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/what-connects-them-to-the-other-side

High school students walk through the cobblestone streets of the old town. The demonstration ended around eleven o'clock in the morning....

26. Home grown Cypriot company acquired by UK entertainment firm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/home-grown-cypriot-company-acquired-by-uk-entertainment-firm

Born out of their passion for theater, 'Stagedoor' was founded in 2014 by Yiannis Gavrielides (Invelopment Partners, Covve) and Paris Erotokritou (Fresh Target Theatre), along with Michael Hadjijoseph (Stagedoor CEO) and Alex Cican (Stagedoor CPO) who contributed their expertise in technology and product management. ...

27. €76.4m profit in first 9 months of 2022 for Hellenic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/€76-4m-profit-in-first-9-months-of-2022-for-hellenic

Hellenic Bank announced a profit of €76.4 million for the first 9 months of 2022. According to the Group Financial Results for the nine-month period, ...

28. Cyprus president wants corruption claims against him investigated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-wants-corruption-claims-against-him-investigated

Cyprus’ president on Tuesday called for an independent probe into allegations made by a former aide that he has run a corrupt administration under the influence of Russian oligarchs...

29. Economic sentiment slightly down in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/economic-sentiment-in-cyprus-deteriorates-slightly-in-november

In November 2022, economic sentiment in Cyprus deteriorated slightly, as the Economic Sentiment Indicator decreased by 0.5 points compared with October 2022, according to the Business and Consumer Survey by the University of Cyprus...

30. Duma passes law prohibiting LGBT propaganda

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/duma-passes-law-prohibiting-lgbt-propaganda

Russian lawmakers on Thursday gave their final approval to a bill that significantly expands restrictions on activities seen as promoting gay rights in the country, another step in a years-long crackdown on the country's embattled LGBTQ community....

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