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1. Cyprus government working to promote LGBTQ+ rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-government-working-to-promote-lgbtq-rights

The government’s efforts to protect and further promote the rights of the LGBTQ+ group have gone from words to deeds, said Justice and Public Order Minister, Stephi Dracou during her speech at the 8th Pride Parade in Nicosia on Sunday....

2. Will the riots in Iran be the catalyst for an uprising?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/will-the-riots-in-iran-be-the-catalyst-for-an-uprising

Riots erupted during the funeral of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in Iran. Amini died under dubious circumstances last Friday after being arrested by the country's morality police....

3. Russian embassy weighs in on knife assault in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-embassy-weighs-in-on-knife-assault-in-cyprus

The Russian embassy in Nicosia is calling for a 'thorough and objective' investigation into a knife assault in Larnaca, hoping a fair punishment would act as a deterrent in Cyprus after a Ukrainian female was caught on video threatening people at a pro-Russia event...

4. Turkish defense minister says Republic of Cyprus 'obsessed with status quo'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-defense-minister-says-republic-of-cyprus-obsessed-with-status-quo

Turkey's Defense Minister, Hulusi Akar, attended a reception for the “Day of the Armed Forces” of Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus yesterday August 2nd....

5. Abortion debate spills over into Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abortion-debate-spills-over-into-cyprus

Officials in the Republic of Cyprus say sexual and reproductive rights of women on the island are being trampled in the absence of clear protocols, with access to abortion and long-term contraception being put on the line in the southern part...

6. Cyprus makes Russophobia list in Moscow report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-makes-list-on-russophobia-cases-in-moscow-report

Cyprus was among countries listed in a Moscow report on attacks and discrimination against Russians living abroad, with allegations on the island ranging from bullying in schools to stalking, threats of violence and financial sanctions...

7. Transgender women banned from competing in women’s events

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transgender-women-banned-from-competing-in-women-s-events

World swimming’s governing body has effectively banned transgender women from competing in women’s events, starting Monday....

8. The biggest scam in higher education - the master's degree

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-biggest-scam-in-higher-education-the-master-s-degree

It's graduation season. Over the past couple of weeks, some 2 million college students have earned their bachelor's degrees and headed off to the next stage of their lives....

9. Turkey's lack of progress will delay accession talks with the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-s-lack-of-progress-will-delay-accession-talks-with-the-eu

The European Parliament cannot envisage a resumption of negotiations for the accession of Turkey into the EU without clear and significant progress in the field of rule of law and fundamental rights, ...

10. Critics furious over ‘gynic rules’ for Green Line cops

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critics-furious-over-‘gynic-rules-for-green-line-cops

Rules referring to gynecological restrictions for female border cops in Cyprus are raising eyebrows, with critics crying foul over the measure while ridiculing the lack of mental evaluation for gun possession...

11. Diner in Cyprus hates on ‘Russian’ tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/diners-in-cyprus-hate-on-‘russian-tourists

A group of Latvian tourists in Cyprus posted a disturbing video on social media showing fellow diners at a hotel hating on them after mistaking them for Russians...

12. Op-ed: The fall of the US Republic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-fall-of-the-us-republic

Sometimes I am not sure if I became a historian because I am pessimistic by nature, or if I became pessimistic because I am a historian....

13. Professor Emilianides elected to Conciliation and Good Offices Commission

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/professor-emilianides-elected-to-conciliation-and-good-offices-commission

Prof. Achilles C. Emilianides, advocate, Dean of the School of Law of the University of Nicosia, and General-Secretary of the Cyprus Academy of Sciences, Letters, and Arts, was elected as a member of the Conciliation and Good Offices Commission (‘Commission’) by the General Conference of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (‘UNESCO’) during its 41st session. The election was officially announced in March 2022. ...

14. Women's rights and participation a top priority for Cyprus government, says Anastasiades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/women-s-rights-and-participation-a-top-priority-for-cyprus-government-says-anastasiades

We place emphasis on the implementation of actions and policies regarding the elimination of all forms of violence, inequality, discrimination and exploitation of women, stated Cyprus` President Nicos Anastasiades on Wednesday evening...

15. Cyprus and the UK sign Memorandum on LGBTI+ rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-the-uk-sign-memorandum-on-lgbti-rights

Cyprus’ Minister of Justice and Public Order Stephie Dracos stressed the need for a change in culture regarding the rights of LGBTI+ people, after signing on Tuesday a Memorandum of Understanding on the Protection and Promotion of the rights of LGBTI+ People in Europe and in the Commonwealth between the United Kingdom and the Republic of Cyprus....

16. From Menogeia to Limnes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-menogeia-to-limnes

Arriving in Cyprus on Monday, and heading to Nicosia, I saw queues of military trucks returning empty to their bases. ...

17. Averof announces his intention to run for President in 2023 (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/averof-announces-his-intention-to-run-for-president-in-2023-video

President of Democratic Rally (DISY) Averof Neofytou has announced his intention to seek his party's nomination to run for President of the Republic of Cyprus....

18. Lawyer cries foul over ban on unvaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-cries-foul-over-ban-on-unvaccinated

A local lawyer is invoking European rules to argue the Cypriot government’s measure banning unvaccinated citizens from certain places is a violation of fundamental human rights, with health experts attributing decisions in the last few weeks to the Cabinet...

19. Restaurants shut doors over 'pandemic discrimination'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/restaurants-shut-doors-over-pandemic-discrimination

Many restaurant owners in the Republic of Cyprus are closing their doors to all dine-in customers to protest new government measures that exclude unvaccinated clientele...

20. Joint action to defend and promote Democracy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/joint-action-to-defend-and-promote-democracy

Across the globe, democracy and human rights are increasingly under siege. Far from being an issue isolated to the “developing” world, democracies new and old are combatting existential crises of creeping authoritarianism, rising inequality, and malign influence both domestically and from abroad. ...

21. Pope wraps up Cyprus trip after breaking silence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-wraps-up-cyprus-trip-after-breaking-silence

Pope Francis left Cyprus on Saturday after wrapping up his trip to the divided island, where he went off script during a prayer in downtown Nicosia after hearing personal stories from migrants...

22. Asylum seekers arrested in Chloraka raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-arrested-in-chloraka-raid

Ten asylum seekers have been arrested in Paphos district according to local reports, citing a violation of an emergency law issued last December that bans international protection applicants from residing in Chloraka...

23. A duty to protect our fellow citizens living with HIV/AIDS

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aids

Mr. Hatzipandelas today welcomed the presentation of the results of the Pancyprian research on the psychological and social needs of people living with HIV / AIDS....

24. Woman’s letter probes AIDS phobia in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-s-letter-probes-aids-phobia-in-cyprus

A woman living with HIV in Cyprus has gone public with her ordeal after months of being given the runaround by officials, while shocking details about a recent case include GESY doctors refusing to treat a patient because they had 'no experience with her condition'...

25. 12 year old not allowed on bus for 70 cents (UPDATE)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/12-year-old-not-allowed-on-bus-for-70-cents

A 12 year old student prevented from boarding a bus for not being able to pay the 70 cent fare will be given a free bus pass tomorrow....

26. 12 year old not allowed on bus for 70 cents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/12-year-old-banned-from-bus-for-70-cents

A 12 year old school girl was not allowed to board a bus because she lacked 70 cents to pay the fare....

27. Cyprus worried as Taliban talks amnesty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-worried-as-taliban-talks-amnesty

The foreign ministry in the Republic of Cyprus said non-discrimination against women and girls in Afghanistan should be an 'immediate priority' while there was wide skepticism over Taliban’s latest amnesty comments...

28. Cyprus ends lockdown with safe pass

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ends-lockdown-with-safe-pass

A third lockdown in the Republic of Cyprus ended on Sunday as new measures went into effect Monday including a controversial safety pass, with the government betting on a slight improvement as it pushes for gradual return to normality...

29. Erdogan calls on Greek Istanbulites to return

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-calls-on-greek-istanbulites-to-return

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and others that he welcomes the return of Istanbulite Greeks back to their ancestral homes...

30. Mild-mannered Stylianides back in action

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mild-mannered-stylianides-back-in-action

Former European Commissioner Christos Stylianides will be appointed special adviser to Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas, Politico’s Playbook said Wednesday...

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