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1. Switzerland triumphs at Eurovision 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/switzerland-triumphs-at-eurovision-2023

Switzerland emerged victorious at the 68th Eurovision Song Contest with Nemo's performance of "The Code," securing a total of 591 points. The win marks a triumphant moment for the country's music scene....

2. Greek Prime Minister plans May trip to Ankara for bilateral talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-prime-minister-plans-may-trip-to-ankara-for-bilateral-talks

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis indicated on Tuesday that he is planning a trip to Ankara in May, hailing what he said was a “sincere desire” from the Turkish side to “bridge tensions” with Greece....

3. Albania reopens Soviet-era air base amid Russian threat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/albania-reopens-soviet-era-air-base-amid-russian-threat

NATO member Albania, which has no fighter jets of its own, opened a rebuilt Soviet-era air base to serve NATO aircraft on Monday amid an increased threat from Russia, Prime Minister Edi Rama said....

4. Greece tops yachting visits, yet revenue struggles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/greece-tops-yachting-visits-yet-revenue-struggles

In the last three years, Greece has become the country with the largest number of yachts (commercial and private) visiting, surpassing traditional leaders in the sector such as France and Italy....

5. Greek Mafia hits, 'Alexoui' murder, and the enigmatic escape via Mount Athos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-mafia-hits-alexoui-murder-and-the-enigmatic-escape-via-mount-athos

In the world of crime, an international expatriate group with ties to the former USSR is making headlines. ...

6. Poles and Greeks: Europe's thriftiest tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/poles-and-greeks-europe-s-thriftiest-tourists

Poles are the most tight-fisted tourists in Europe, spending around €185 per person in other countries while visiting for tourism purposes, totalling up to €7.2 billion in 2022....

7. Europe grapples with alarming air pollution crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-grapples-with-alarming-air-pollution-crisis

Europe is currently in the throes of a severe public health emergency, marked by dangerously high levels of air pollution prevalent across nearly all regions of the continent. ...

8. Vigilante militias detain migrants in Evros: New video emerges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vigilante-militias-detain-migrants-in-evros-new-video-emerges

A recently surfaced video depicts four migrants allegedly apprehended by vigilante "militias" in the Evros region, now circulating across online platforms....

9. Greeks fight on amidst devastating wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greeks-fight-on-amidst-devastating-wildfires

Greek authorities reinforced firefighting forces in the northeastern part of the country Monday, where a massive deadly wildfire was burning for a 10th day with no signs of abating....

10. Trail of fire and suspicion: The 13 migrants' saga

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trail-of-fire-and-suspicion-the-13-migrants-saga

Two separate case files were created by the Alexandroupolis Security regarding the incident of detaining 13 migrants in a trailer by three self-proclaimed "police officers." ...

11. Former FBI leader guilty in Russian oligarch plot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-fbi-leader-guilty-in-russian-oligarch-plot

The former head of counterintelligence for the FBI’s New York field office pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of conspiracy in connection to a scheme working for a sanctioned Russian oligarch in 2021. ...

12. Police had prior warning of Croatian hooligans ahead of soccer clash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-had-prior-warning-of-croatian-hooligans-ahead-of-soccer-clash

The police had been informed in time about the movements of the Croatian hooligans ahead of the Champions League qualifying game between AEK Athens and Croatia’s Dinamo Zagreb on Tuesday, ...

13. Croatian hooligans clash with Greek soccer fans in deadly Athens encounter (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/croatian-hooligans-clash-with-greek-soccer-fans-in-deadly-athens-encounter

Investigations are underway to determine how an estimated 100-120 Croatian hooligans traveling on buses and in cars made their way to Athens from Zagreb on Monday and engaged in deadly clashes with local soccer fans despite a ban on supporters traveling to Greece for a match between Dinamo Zagreb and home team AEK on Tuesday....

14. Where Cyprus stands in EU minimum wage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/where-cyprus-stands-in-eu-minimum-wage

The minimum wage in Cyprus is slightly lower than 1,000 euro per month since the country became the 22nd out of 27 EU member states to have instituted a national minimum wage on January 1st, 2023, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU, about the situation as it stood on July 1st....

15. Cracking down on 'Conversion Therapies': Parties' positions and ethical concerns unveiled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cracking-down-on-conversion-therapies-parties-positions-and-ethical-concerns-unveiled

Based on the voting patterns of the AKEL and DISY parliamentary groups thus far, it appears that the proposed law criminalizing "conversion therapies" will be presented to the Parliament's plenary session on Thursday, May 25th....

16. US publishes new sanctions list with Cypriot entities, raises concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-publishes-new-sanctions-list-with-cypriot-entities-raises-concerns

In a recent development, the United States released a new sanctions list on Friday (19/05), which includes the names of several Cypriot citizens and entities....

17. Turks cry foul over Cypriot army link to New Jersey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turks-cry-foul-over-greek-cypriot-army-link-to-new-jersey

Ankara says it will 'never allow any harm to come to the Turkish Cypriots' while condemning US policy towards Cyprus, including an agreement last week between Greek Cypriot and New Jerseyan armies on a program viewed as a potential precursor to NATO...

18. New Jersey and Cyprus armies tie the knot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-jersey-and-cyprus-armies-tie-the-knot

Cyprus and US relations have never been stronger, Minister of Defence of the Republic of Cyprus Michalis Giorgallas has stressed during the signing ceremony of a State Partnership Program between the Republic of Cyprus and the New Jersey National Guard...

19. Cyprus scraps online visa appointments after scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scraps-online-migration-appointments-after-scandal

Immigration authorities in the Republic of Cyprus scrapped an online appointment platform on Monday after allegations were made public about agents selling available slots to foreigners for profit and causing months of waiting for those who did not shell out the cash...

20. EU sends humanitarian supplies to Syria for earthquake relief

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-sends-humanitarian-supplies-to-syria-for-earthquake-relief

As part of an EU humanitarian air bridge for Syria, two planes with emergency aid landed Monday in Damascus, to provide further support for the Syrian people impacted by the earthquake. ...

21. Europe's ETIAS rollout postponed to 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-s-etias-rollout-postponed-to-2024

The European Union has once again postponed the launch of the European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS), this time for the year 2024, without giving an exact date, or even month....

22. Meet the woman behind the widely successful AI ChatGPT

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meet-the-woman-behind-the-widely-successful-ai-chatgpt

ChatGPT appears to have entered our lives permanently, as it is now well-known and widely used around the world....

23. Cyprus does right by wronged farm workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-does-right-by-wronged-farm-workers

A foreign worker who says he fell out of status after being wronged in a labor dispute is getting support from Cypriot authorities, along with over a dozen suspected victims of labor exploitation after police, labor, and immigration officers coordinated a raid on a farm in Famagusta district after his complaint...

24. Many countries stepping up as death toll continues to rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/many-countries-stepping-up-as-death-toll-continues-to-rise

The EU has mobilized 27 search and rescue teams from 19 European countries, the European Commissioner for Crisis Management stated in a tweet on Tuesday....

25. Wronged worker slams Cyprus over migration crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wronged-worker-slams-cyprus-over-migration-crisis

Thousands of asylum seekers in Cyprus were sent back to their countries last year but one foreign worker, who feels he has no good options following a dispute with his employer, says many people who come to work on the island are forced to seek asylum because the system is not in their favor...

26. Athienou rep draws line over buffer zone barbwire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athienou-draws-line-over-buffer-zone-barbwire

A recent renovation of a Greek Cypriot police station near the buffer zone came with promises of additional staff and better monitoring of the area, but leaders of the local community have second thoughts over a controversial barb wire...

27. Davos: WEF warns 'catastrophic cyber event' coming

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/davos-wef-warns-catastrophic-cyber-event-coming

The 2023 World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, has filled us with lots of uplifting predictions, like how companies will soon decode our brain waves. The latest warns of a global catastrophic cyber event in the very near future....

28. Greek PM says 'we will not go to war with Turkey’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-says-we-will-not-go-to-war-with-turkey

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said Thursday he still believes it is possible to resolve his country’s differences with Turkey by speaking with Turkey’s president, and stressed that the two neighbors will not go to war...

29. Presidential candidate wants Cyprus in NATO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-candidate-wants-cyprus-in-nato

Cypriot presidential candidate Averof Neophytou says NATO membership would be a 'natural development' for the Republic of Cyprus, a divided island that continues to raise tensions between the western alliance’s members Greece and Turkey...

30. Almost 100K third-country nationals ordered to leave EU in Q2 of 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/almost-100k-third-country-nationals-ordered-to-leave-eu-in-q2-of-2022

33,450 people were ordered to leave France in the second quarter of 2022, representing 35 percent of the total repatriation orders placed during this time, and consequently, the highest number of returns recorded....

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