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1. Metsola: 'Europe's bloc is made stronger by the discovery of so much natural gas in your country'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/metsola-europe-s-bloc-is-made-stronger-by-the-discovery-of-so-much-natural-gas-in-your-country

In anticipation of Roberta Metsola's visit to Cyprus on September 9th, Kathimerini's George Kakouris sits down with the European Parliament President and gets her take on the Cyprus problem, recently discovered natural gas reserves and the issue behind Cyprus' "golden passport" scandal....

2. Images of loss and abandonment at the Kyrenia Cemetary

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/images-of-loss-and-abandonment-at-the-kyrenia-cemetary

In the center of the city of Kyrenia on the former Gladstonos Avenue, today Iskenderun Caddesi, is the Hellenic Cemetery, a place intended for the eternal rest of Kyrenians who passed away; now it is left to the mercy of the ravages of time and people....

3. Cyprus airports to promote the island's cultural heritage and traditions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-airports-to-promote-the-island-s-cultural-heritage-and-traditions

The Deputy Ministry of Culture along with the management of the Larnaka and Pafos Airports have banded together to promote the cultural heritage and traditions of Cyprus....

4. Cyprus protected by UN and EU resolutions against Turkish political aspirations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-protected-by-un-and-eu-resolutions-against-turkish-political-aspirations

As long as the Republic of Cyprus is shielded by the resolutions of the United Nations and the decisions of the European Union, Turkey's goal for full political control of the island will never be achieved,...

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. 'Feta' can only be Greek

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/feta-can-only-be-greek

Greece has scored a win in its long fight to protect its right to the term “feta” after Europe’s top court reprimanded Denmark for not blocking local companies from using the name for sales outside the European Union....

7. Ever wonder what it smelled like in the Golden Age or the stench of the Industrial Age?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/ever-wonder-what-it-smelled-like-in-the-golden-age-or-the-stench-of-the-industrial-age

Sometimes, the most powerful jolt of nostalgia one can feel is that which comes after picking up the scent of something iconic of one’s childhood....

8. 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....

9. Kea opens spectacular shipwreck dive sites

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/kea-opens-spectacular-shipwreck-dive-sites

Jacques-Yves Cousteau would probably have been surprised to learn that the wreck of the World War I Britannic (the sister ship of the legendary Titanic) he discovered in 1975 off southwestern Kea would be listed as an underwater historical site almost 50 years later, becoming one of a handful of such marine parks in the world. ...

10. Cyprus objects to airport designation in Turkish-occupied north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-objects-to-airport-designation-in-turkish-occupied-north

Cyprus will lodge a complaint with the United Nations over Turkey’s new financial assistance deal with breakaway Turkish Cypriots that demonstrates Ankara’s “complete control” over them, the president of the ethnically divided island nation said Monday....

11. European cities are turning rooftops into community and sustainability hubs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/european-cities-are-turning-rooftops-into-community-and-sustainability-hubs

Across Europe, intrepid artists, planners, and architects are transforming the flat, grey rooftops of the continent into lively community hubs....

12. Three villages awarded 'Colourful Villages' certificate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/three-villages-awarded-colourful-villages-certificate

Vouni, Kalopanagiotis and Steni are the first communities that have been awarded the "Colourful Villages" certificate by the Ministry of Tourism. Representatives of the 3 villages received the certificate in an event held on Monday, May 30th in Vouni in the presence of the Deputy Minister of Tourism, Savva Perdios....

13. 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....

14. Seven new bicommunal conservation projects underway

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seven-new-bicommunal-conservation-projects-underway

The bi-communal Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage is moving ahead with seven new conservation projects which are expected to be finished by the end of 2022 - beginning of 2023....

15. Walls go up as wall comes down in divided Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/walls-go-up-as-wall-comes-down-in-nicosia

Turkish Cypriot city officials in north Nicosia say they are prepared to tackle a collapsed Venetian wall with or without help from the south, as both sides on the divided island still disagree on how to fix it together...

16. 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. ...

17. $100,000 grant for an interactive platform to promote shared cultural heritage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/$100-000-grant-for-an-interactive-platform-to-promote-shared-cultural-heritage

A grant agreement for the implementation of an interactive shared cultural heritage education program for Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot youth was signed on Wednesday by United States Ambassador to Cyprus Judith Garber and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Chief of Mission in Cyprus Jakhongir Khaydarov, during an event held at the Home for Cooperation in Nicosia....

18. Now you can learn how to paint an icon, weave a basket or make halloumi for free!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/now-you-can-learn-how-to-paint-an-icon-weave-a-basket-or-make-halloumi-for-free

The Deputy Ministry of Tourism has announced a plan to offer people the opportunity to participate in workshops promoting crafts that are part of the country’s Intangible Cultural Heritage....

19. 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.”...

20. Larnaca's archaeological museum reopens after 5 years (images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/larnaca-s-archaeological-museum-reopens-after-5-years

Transport, Communications and Works Minister Yiannis Karousos described the re-opening on Wednesday of the newly upgraded and renovated Archaeological Museum of Larnaca as "significant" after it had been closed for five years due to renovations....

21. 'CBMs not proposed to deceive the Turkish Cypriots'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cbms-not-proposed-to-deceive-the-turkish-cypriots

Substantial confidence-building measures (CBMs) are not made to deceive the Turkish Cypriots, President Anastasiades said Sunday, responding to statements made by the Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar....

22. Patriarch protests to Ankara over DJ performance at Sumela monastery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/patriarch-protests-to-ankara-over-dj-performance-at-sumela-monastery

Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomaios has sent a complaint to Turkey’s Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy in the wake of footage showing a DJ playing electronic music at the historic Monastery of Panagia Soumela in the mountainous Trabzon region, known among Greeks as Trapezounta....

23. Co-chair of bicommunal Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage resigns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/co-chair-of-bicommunal-technical-committee-on-cultural-heritage-resigns

Takis Hadjidemetriou, the co-chair of the bicommunal Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage has resigned. Doctor of Turkish Studies, Sotos Ktoris, who was a member of the Committee until now has been appointed as the new co-chair....

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. Lefkara named as one of the best tourist destinations in the world

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/lefkara-named-as-one-of-the-best-tourist-destinations-in-the-world

The World Tourism Organisation has named the best tourism villages in the world. The villages were ranked based on several important factors....

26. Anastasiades and Tatar meet at UN reception held at Ledra Palace Tuesday night

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-and-tatar-meet-at-un-reception-held-at-ledra-palace-tuesday-night

The achievements of the Technical Committees with the support of the two leaders, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar were praised by UN Secretary General’s Special Representative in Cyprus Colin Stewart on Tuesday evening. ...

27. Erdogan's threatening statements after Larnaca mosque attack (Update)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-s-threatening-statements-after-larnaca-mosque-attack-update

A few hours ago, the representatives of the Turkish government made statements about the attack on the mosque located in the coastal zone of Larnaca....

28. Pope's agenda for his scheduled visit to Cyprus announced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/popes-agenda

Government Spokesman Marios Pelekanos briefed the media today on the visit of Pope Francis to Cyprus at the Presidential Palace....

29. Artifacts returned to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/artifacts-returned-to-cyprus

Cyprus recently recovered 38 of its antiquities. The Department of Antiquities of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works, has announced that on the 11th November 2021...

30. 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....

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