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1. Cyprus launches website for film industry

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-launches-website-for-film-industry

The Cyprus Investment Promotion Industry (Invest Cyprus) launched on Tuesday the Scheme for the promotion of the filming industry, presenting the online platform where interested parties can apply for cash rebates and other incentives for their productions...

2. Obama slums Trump

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/obama-slums-trump

Former US President Barack Obama assailed President Donald Trump and Republicans on Friday, urging Democrats to deliver a check on the administration’s “abuses of power” and restore a sense of sanity to politics by voting in November’s elections...

3. Light reshuffle seeks balance

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/light-reshuffle-seeks-balance

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras gave his cabinet a light reshuffle on Tuesday, promoting certain close associates and bringing in some new faces while keeping key ministry posts untouched....

4. Ozersay accuses south of putting the clamps on north

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ozersay-accuses-south-of-putting-the-clamps-on-north

A Turkish Cypriot top official has accused the Foreign Ministry of the Republic of Cyprus of unfairly targeting the shipping industry and universities in the north at a time when there are calls for better relations between the two communities...

5. Intact late Minoan tomb found in Crete

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/intact-late-minoan-tomb-found-in-crete

Archaeologists in Crete have discovered an intact Minoan-era tomb containing a well-preserved adult skeleton as well as funerary vessels....

6. Koniordou calls for intensification of talks on return of Parthenon Marbles

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/koniordou-calls-for-intensification-of-talks-on-return-of-parthenon-marbles

Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou has sent a letter to British authorities asking for an intensification of talks for the return to Greece of the Parthenon Marbles, which are housed at the British Museum....

7. Kids become archaeologists for a day at Ancient Corinth

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kids-become-archaeologists-for-a-day-at-ancient-corinth

A colorful and joyful gaggle of 31 kids head down a narrow footpath to an excavation site at Ancient Corinth. They are all carrying backpacks and wearing identical green hats to protect them from the hot sun. ...

8. 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. ...

9. Beach vandals target Paralimni mayor's initiative

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/beach-vandals-target-paralimni-mayor-s-initiative

A beach in Paralimni was the target of vandalism Tuesday late into the night, raising suspicions as local authorities are locked in a dispute with residents over beach rights...

10. 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)...

11. Reporter fights back against hate speech

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reporter-fights-back-on-hate-speech

Journalists are calling on the state to curtail hate speech, following a death threat on social media against a local reporter...

12. NETFLIX is king

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/netflix-is-king

The complete list of nominees for the best in television released for the 70th annual Primetime Emmy Awards reflects the new age of entertainment by streaming...

13. Diko calls for inquiry on controversial glossary

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/diko-calls-for-inquiry-on-controversial-glossary

The House foreign affairs committee will discuss a controversial glossary of political terms aimed at journalists in Cyprus, following debate and criticism on Greek Cypriot social media on fears of censorship...

14. Registration now open for 2nd Cyprus Open Data Hackathon

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/registration-now-open-for-2nd-cyprus-open-data-hackathon

The 2nd Cyprus Open Data Hackathon will take place on 15-16 September 2018 in Limassol at ARIS, co-organized by the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre of Deloitte, the Public Administration and Personnel Department of the Ministry of Finance and Hack Cyprus. ...

15. 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...

16. Mirror images of national agony

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/mirror-images-of-national-agony

When I hear “Macedonia is Greek!” I think of the slogan used by opponents to Irish independence in the early 1900s:“Ulster is British” ...

17. With eye on re-election Tsipras rolls dice on Macedonia

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/with-eye-on-re-election-tsipras-rolls-dice-on-macedonia

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is taking a big gamble in trying to settle a decades-old name dispute with neighbouring Macedonia which could backfire in a pre-election year among voters already jaded by his economic austerity policies...

18. Cyprus remains a safe haven for those in need

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-remains-a-safe-haven-for-those-in-need

Cyprus will remain a safe haven for those in need, especially for the refugees who are forced to abandon their homes and families, Defence Minister Savvas Angelides said...

19. International congress on Greece and Cyprus geoparks

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/international-congress-on-greece-and-cyprus-geoparks

The first International Congress of UNESCO Geoparks in Greece and Cyprus will take place in Athens on Thursday and Friday...

20. '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...

21. The 'guards' are waiting

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/the-guards-are-waiting

Today, Greece is being run by a combination of “pink guards” officials of the old PASOK, friends and relatives...

22. BBC’s wrong translation of ‘Fuego’ highlights Eurovision reality

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bbc-s-wrong-translation-of-‘fuego-highlights-eurovision-reality

An error on BBC that got the translation mixed up in Cyprus’ Eurovision song title “Fuego” shows it can be a daunting experience for the media trying to keep up with different languages and cultures all at once...

23. 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...

24. Prince Charles: ‘Greece is in my blood’

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/prince-charles-‘greece-is-in-my-blood

Ahead of an official visit to Greece, the Prince of Wales referred to his close connection to and “fascination” with the country, saying in exclusive comments to Kathimerini that Greece is “in my blood.”...

25. Europe should wake up to the destruction of Cyprus heritage

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/europe-should-wake-up-to-the-destruction-of-cyprus-heritage

Chair of the European Parliament’s Committee on Petitions Cecilia Wikstrom on Monday urged Europe to take further action to protect Cyprus’ cultural heritage in the Turkish-held north of the island...

26. 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...

27. Greece's new startup culture: technology and seagrass sunglasses

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/greece-s-new-startup-culture-technology-and-seagrass-sunglasses

Greek student Stavros Tsompanidis was walking on a beach when he saw a business idea in the piles of dried-up seagrass...

28. You can’t put a price on heritage

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/you-can-t-put-a-price-on-heritage

When the German tabloid Bild suggested that Greece should sell off Corfu and the Parthenon as part of its asset-stripping, they didn't know that Durrell had foreseen this many years ago...

29. Looted church mosaic has been located on someone's wall

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/looted-mosaic-from-cyprus-church-has-been-located-on-someone-s-wall

A rare mosaic depicting Apostle Mark from the Church of Kanakaria has been located, according to The Walk of Truth, a non-profit organization which campaigns for these last mosaic fragments from the church be included on Interpol’s list of stolen artworks...

30. Russian Twitter accounts tried to help Labour win UK election

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-twitter-accounts-tried-to-help-labour-win-uk-election

Russian Twitter accounts pumped out messages in support of the opposition Labour party in an attempt to influence last year’s British election, according to new research...