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1. Search for 'lost brides' of Cyprus digs up painful past

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/search-for-lost-brides-of-cyprus-digs-up-painful-past

Those who witnessed it said a sobbing Fetine Menish had to be physically dragged by each arm to meet her fate; the 14-year-old was being married off to a Palestinian merchant searching Cyprus for a suitable Muslim wife to take back home...

2. Mediterranean diet is falling out of favour with southern Europeans

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/mediterranean-diet-is-falling-out-of-favour-with-southern-europeans

Recent data found that in Italy, Cyprus, Spain, Malta, Greece and San Marino, one in five boys were obese...

3. UNHCR: Asylum seekers in Cyprus lack decent housing

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-asylum-seekers-in-cyprus-need-decent-housing

With less than 10% of asylum-seekers accommodated at the reception centre, decent housing is a major problem thousands of asylum seekers face, a UNHCR report said...

4. '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...

5. Eastern Mediterranean faces 'security threat' from Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eastern-mediterranean-faces-security-threat-from-cyprus

The eastern Mediterranean region will face a sustained security threat if Cyprus continues unilateral operations there, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said...

6. Are Britons really bothered about royal wedding?

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/are-britons-really-bothered-about-royal-wedding

There is no doubt that the wedding of Prince Harry, Queen Elizabeth’s grandson and sixth-in-line to the throne, and Hollywood actress Markle, star of TV drama “Suits”, has the media transfixed...

7. Experts says Cyprus economy to grow by 3.8% this year

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/experts-says-cyprus-economy-to-grow-by-3-8-this-year

The Cypriot economy will pick up momentum in 2018, the University of Cyprus’s Economic Research Centre predicts, upgrading its growth forecast to 3.8% compared with its previous projection of 3.6%. ...

8. Breast cancer screening failure may have shortened 270 lives in England

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/breast-cancer-screening-failure-may-have-shortened-270-lives-in-england

As many as 270 women’s lives may have been shortened after an IT failure in England’s breast cancer screening programme meant 450,000 patients were not invited for appointments...

9. Hard Brexit faction in May's party deny issuing threat over customs union

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hard-brexit-faction-in-may-s-party-deny-issuing-threat-over-customs-union

The leader of a faction in British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative party demanding a clean break from the European Union has denied issuing an ultimatum ...

10. 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...

11. Cypriot university attracts Greek scholars

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-university-attracts-greek-scholars

Greek academics and students are looking to Cyprus for work and educational opportunities, in hope of escaping the distortions of the Greek market and stubbornly high unemployment...

12. Economic sentiment in Cyprus marginally improves in April

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/economic-sentiment-in-cyprus-marginally-improves-in-april

The Economic Sentiment Indicator ESI, edged up by 1.5 points in April compared with the previous month, reaching 119 points...

13. Two Cypriot universities among top 10 in New Europe

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cut-and-ucy-among-top-10-in-new-europe

Two universities in Cyprus have been ranked second and third among best institutions from new EU member states, with institutions from 12 out of 13 countries making the list. ...

14. Limitless incompetence and puerility

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/limitless-incompetence-and-puerility

Who would have thought that the news regarding the lease of two frigates from France, confirmed with such fanfare to Kathimerini would be denied in an equally loud manner just days later...

15. Specialist team recovers Mirage flight recorder

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/specialist-team-recovers-mirage-flight-recorder

An oceanographic vessel of the Greek Center for Marine Research, using a robotic submersible, retrieved on Tuesday the flight recorder of the Mirage 2000-5 which crashed into the sea in the central Aegean, near Skyros, on April 12, killing the pilot Captain Giorgos Baltadoros....

16. North Korea test freeze blunts its nuclear threat

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-korea-test-freeze-blunts-its-nuclear-threat

North Korea said it no longer needed to conduct nuclear or intercontinental ballistic missile tests because it had reached its weapons development goals...

17. Limassol residents want mobile antenna removed

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pissouri-residents-want-antenna-gone-this-year

Pissouri residents threaten to pull their kids out of school if Limassol authorities fail to remove a mobile telephony tower that is transmitting next to the community’s elementary school. Scientists remain unconvinced of any real health risk over wifi signals, but parents insist they don't want to take any chances....

18. Cannabis and opium were part of ancient Cypriot culture

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cannabis-and-opium-were-part-of-ancient-cypriot-culture

The distinction between medicine and the mind-altering drug may have been lost on ancient peoples...

19. Cypriot protesters tell NATO to go home

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-anti-west-protesters-tell-nato-to-go-home

About 250 peace activists gathered outside the American Embassy in Nicosia Monday evening to demonstrate against NATO and the latest military airstrikes against Syria. ...

20. Cypriot activists to protest against strikes in Syria

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-activists-to-protest-strikes-in-syria

An anti-war demonstration is scheduled to take place Monday evening outside the US Embassy in Nicosia, organised by the Cyprus Peace Council which is opposing military strikes against Syria....

21. Celebrating Israel’s 70th Independence Day in Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/celebrating-israel-s-70th-independence-day-in-cyprus

The significant natural gas reserves in the Eastern Mediterranean offer much potential for joint ventures and commercial growth...

22. US says air strikes cripple Syria chemical weapons programme

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-says-air-strikes-cripple-syria-chemical-weapons-programme

US President Donald Trump called the operation a success...

23. US and allies launch air strikes in Syria

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-and-allies-launch-air-strikes-in-syria

US, British and French forces pounded Syria with air strikes early on Saturday in response to a poison gas attack that killed dozens of people last week, in the biggest intervention by Western powers against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad....

24. Cypriots fighting lionfish invasion

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/lionfish-invasion-of-cyprus

Cypriots are getting worried over a lionfish invasion, a venomous invasive species, with scientists, fishermen and divers launching a campaign to reduce the potential threat of the venomous predatory fish. Video by AFP....

25. Zuckerberg resists effort by US senators to commit him to regulation

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zuckerberg-resists-effort-by-us-senators-to-commit-him-to-regulation

Senators were often at a disadvantage because each had only five minutes to pin down the billionaire...

26. Russian message said 'package has been delivered' before spy attack

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-message-intercepted-saying-package-has-been-delivered-before-spy-poisoning

Yulia and Sergei Skripal are recovering following Novichok attack in Salisbury...

27. Limassol company fined €8000 for oil pollution

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/limassol-company-fined-€8000-for-oil-pollution

A company in Limassol has been fined €8000 for polluting the waters of the southern town, during inspection that gave the newly-formed deputy ministry of shipping an opportunity to get involved....

28. Facebook data leak hits 87 million users in widening privacy scandal

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/facebook-says-data-leak-hits-87-million-users-widening-privacy-scandal

Facebook first acknowledged last month that personal information about millions of users wrongly ended up in the hands of Cambridge Analytica...

29. Putin hopes chemical watchdog meeting can end Skripal row

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-hopes-chemical-watchdog-meeting-can-end-skripal-row

At Moscow’s request, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons will hold a special session on the Salisbury poisoning...

30. Starbucks coffee in California must have cancer warning

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/starbucks-coffee-in-california-must-have-cancer-warning

A not-for-profit group sued 90 coffee retailers, including Starbucks, for violating California law requiring companies to warn consumers of chemicals in their products ...