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1. Terracotta roof tiles that act as invisible solar panels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/terracotta-roof-tiles-that-act-as-invisible-solar-panels

In the historic Italian city of Vicenza, Veneto, a typically-Italian family business of artisans is handmaking not-so-typical solar panels....

2. Pyrgos dig reveals industrial plant dating back to 2350 BC

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pyrgos-dig-reveals-industrial-plant-dating-back-to-2350-bc

From 2350 BC to 1850 BC, the Greek population of Pyrgos in Cyprus had a very important industrial building of about 4000 m2, where not only copper but also olive oil, perfume, medicines, textiles, paints, and wine were processed....

3. UN chief sees no common ground in divided Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-chief-sees-no-common-ground-in-divided-cyprus

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' report on the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, released on Wednesday night as an official document of the Security Council, number S/2023/3, records the lack of common ground between the two sides for peace talks leading to a mutually agreeable solution...

4. 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....

5. 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...

6. Stolen 8th century BC jug returned to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stolen-8th-century-bc-jug-returned-to-cyprus

A Cypriot jug from the 8th century BC that was offered for sale on the Dutch art market, and which appeared to have been smuggled out of Cyprus shortly after the Turkish invasion of the island in July 1974, was recently returned to the Republic of Cyprus....

7. Grant Johnson: City of Dreams Mediterranean will be the game changer for Cyprus’ hospitality industry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/grant-johnson-city-of-dreams-mediterranean-will-be-the-game-changer-for-cyprus-hospitality-industry

The multi-themed City of Dreams Mediterranean resort in Limassol, which will include a luxury hotel, casino, entertainment and sports facilities, adventure park, shops and restaurants, among others, will begin operations in the second quarter of 2023. Grant Johnson, the General Manager of COD analyzes what exactly the City of Dreams Mediterranean will be, what it will offer to the tourism product of Cyprus, how it will strengthen the country's economy and its position as a popular tourist destination and at the same time he analyzes how this project will have significant benefits for the local community and its people. ...

8. The Louvre, the British Museum, and now the New Cyprus Museum (photos - video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-louvre-the-british-museum-and-now-the-new-cyprus-museum-photos-video

Work on the New Cyprus Museum will begin in January 2023, and the project is expected to take 42 months to complete, with completion scheduled for mid-2026. ...

9. Indonesia: Unmarried couples could face jail time for having sex

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/indonesia-unmarried-couples-could-face-jail-time-for-having-sex

The Indonesian parliament has unanimously approved strict new laws that will criminalize sex outside of marriage....

10. Double burial site found in Kouklia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kouklia-double-burial-site-excavated

Two tombs from the 12th century BC with rare findings were excavated at the Kouklia-Marcello location, according to a statement from the Cyprus Department of Antiquities....

11. Paphos and Seville named European Capitals for Smart Tourism 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-and-seville-named-european-capitals-for-smart-tourism-2023

The city of Paphos was officially named the European Capital of Smart Tourism for 2023, according to its Mayor Phedon Phedonos....

12. 'Wild World' singer Yusuf Islam, aka Cat Stevens, urges Erdogan not to abandon peace in his 'fatherland' of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wild-world-singer-yusuf-islam-aka-cat-stevens-urges-erdogan-not-to-abandon-peace-in-his-fatherland-of-cyprus

Last week, Turkiye welcomed one of music’s most iconic stars, singer-songwriter Yusuf Islam. The artist was performing a series of fundraising concerts in Istanbul and Ankara, with President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, and his wife, First Lady Emine Erdoğan attending the event in the Turkish capital....

13. ‘We don’t need women to behave like men’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-‘we-don-t-need-women-to-behave-like-men

Nanna-Louise W. Linde is the vice president for European Government Affairs at Microsoft. An imposing presence, former model and mother of three, her life looks like something out of an episode of the Netflix series “Borgen” – she is Danish after all....

14. 'Heartland of Legends' promotes slow and sustainable tourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heartland-of-legends-promotes-slow-and-sustainable-tourism

The project “Heartland of Legends” promotes slow tourism and offers authentic experiences to visitors while it also encourages circular economy and sustainability, Deputy Minister of Tourism Savvas Perdios said Thursday, in his presentation during a discussion in the framework of the 9th UNECE Ministerial Conference which takes place in Nicosia....

15. 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....

16. 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....

17. 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....

18. 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,...

19. 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....

20. '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....

21. 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....

22. 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....

23. 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. ...

24. 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....

25. 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....

26. 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....

27. 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....

28. 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....

29. 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...

30. 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. ...

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