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1. China retaliates with military drills off Taiwan's coast after Pelosi visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-retaliates-with-military-drills-off-taiwan-s-coast-after-pelosi-visit

China kicked off its biggest-ever military exercises in the seas around Taiwan following US politician Nancy Pelosi's visit....

2. China's military on alert amid Pelosi's possible visit to Taiwan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-s-military-on-alert-amid-pelosi-s-possible-visit-to-taiwan

Taiwan is bracing for a potential show of force from China as US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was expected to arrive on the island late Tuesday....

3. Chinese embassy in Cyprus speaks out on extradition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-embassy-in-cyprus-speaks-out-on-extradition

The Chinese embassy in Cyprus has responded to reports in local media that accused Beijing of using scare tactics on the island to get a suspect extradited, with an official statement pointing to fake news and offering a different side to the story...

4. Marcos myths lift dictator’s son to power in Philippines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/marcos-myths-lift-dictator-s-son-to-power-in-philippines

A video posted in 2020 on YouTube claims the French astrologer Nostradamus predicted the outcome of this week’s presidential election in the Philippines....

5. Ukraine rejects Russian neutrality idea as Zelensky prepares to address Congress

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-rejects-russian-neutrality-idea-as-zalensky-prepares-to-address-congress

Ukraine on Wednesday dismissed Russian proposals to turn it into a neutral state, as the United States readied a huge package of military aid ahead of a historic address to Congress by Kyiv's defiant leader....

6. Thirty million people in 13 cities are put into Covid lockdown in China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thirty-million-people-in-13-cities-are-put-into-covid-lockdown-in-china

Thirty million people in 13 cities across China have been put back into a Covid-19 lockdown with hazmat-wearing officials back on the streets on a scale not seen since the pandemic began....

7. Ukraine's capital under fire; 3 EU nation leaders to visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-s-capital-under-fire-3-eu-nation-leaders-to-visit

Russia’s relentless bombardment of Ukraine edged closer to central Kyiv on Tuesday, with a series of strikes hitting a residential neighborhood as the leaders of three European Union countries planned a bold visit to Ukraine’s embattled capital in a show of support....

8. Op-ed: A war of endurance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-a-war-of-endurance

It is very difficult to say how the war in Ukraine will end and how long it will last. It is purely a question of endurance, of who will last longer....

9. Russian and Belarusian athletes banned from winter Paralympics after U-turn

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-and-belarusian-athletes-banned-from-winter-paralympics-after-u-turn

Russian and Belarusian athletes will be banned from the Beijing Winter Paralympics after the International Paralympic Committee reversed its original decision....

10. US anti-doping chief questions Valieva's drug regimen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-anti-doping-chief-questions-valieva-s-drug-regimen

Kamila Valieva -- the teenage Russian figure skater at the center of a doping controversy roiling the Beijing Olympics -- had three substances that can be used to aid the heart in her testing sample,...

11. Russian skater claims heart drug found in her system may have been her grandpa's

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-skater-claims-heart-drug-found-in-her-system-may-have-been-her-grandpa-s

Scandal-hit Olympic ice skater Kamila Valieva may have failed a doping test because of her grandfather’s heart condition and the medication he takes, it has been claimed....

12. Op-ed: Complicated relationships amidst a crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-complicated-relationships-amidst-a-crisis

The Ukrainian crisis and the diplomatic initiatives of recent days are shedding light on the complex alliances being tested and on the possible new outbreaks of tension....

13. Russian skater can compete amid doping controversy, but medal ceremony won’t be held

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-skater-can-compete-amid-doping-controversy-but-medal-ceremony-won-t-be-held

Russian teenager Kamila Valieva has been cleared to compete in the women’s figure skating competition at the Winter Olympics despite failing a pre-Games drug test, setting her up for an attempt at a second gold medal....

14. Kamila Valieva: Russian star at center of doping controversy, reports say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kamila-valieva-russian-star-at-center-of-doping-controversy-reports-say

The International Olympic Committee has refused to comment on whether the athlete at the center of a doping controversy at Beijing 2022 is the 15-year-old Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva, despite the teenager being named in multiple reports around the world....

15. With rings breaking from block of ice, Olympic Games ceremony begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/with-rings-breaking-from-block-of-ice-olympic-games-ceremony-begins

The opening ceremony of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics kicked off on Friday night, the culmination of preparations beset by the Covid-19 pandemic and criticism over human rights in China that led several countries to mount a diplomatic boycott....

16. 'Take back life’: More nations ease coronavirus restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/take-back-life-more-nations-ease-coronavirus-restrictions

Late-night partying at clubs. Elbow-to-elbow seating in movie theaters. Going without masks in public, especially in Europe and North America: Step by step, many countries are easing their COVID-19 restrictions amid hopes the omicron wave may have passed its peak....

17. Covid cases mount as athletes, personnel arrive in Beijing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-cases-mount-as-athletes-personnel-arrive-in-beijing

During the past four days China has detected 119 COVID-19 cases among athletes and personnel involved in the Beijing Winter Olympics, with authorities imposing a "closed loop" bubble to keep participants, staff and media separated from the public....

18. Cypriot judge bails Chinese duo on technicality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-judge-bails-chinese-duo-on-technicality

A mother and son from China facing extradition in Cyprus on investment fraud charges have been released on bail, with a Paphos judge allowing them to walk free citing prosecution paperwork delays...

19. 'Some people may not make it': athletes risk failing Beijing COVID-19 tests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/some-people-may-not-make-it-athletes-risk-failing-beijing-covid-19-tests

Strict COVID-19 testing requirements for the Beijing Winter Olympics could see more athletes from high-risk Omicron regions banned from participating, but the system in place will be as flexible as possible, an Olympic medical adviser told Reuters....

20. Extradition case in Cyprus gets political

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/extradition-case-in-cyprus-gets-political

Cyprus is in the middle of a politically-charged extradition battle where a mother and son wanted by Chinese authorities are getting support from an American organization backed by Donald Trump’s former advisor...

21. Kazakh president gives shoot-to-kill order to quell protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kazakh-president-gives-shoot-to-kill-order-to-quell-protests

Security forces appeared to have reclaimed the streets of Kazakhstan's main city on Friday after days of violence, and the Russian-backed president said he had ordered his troops to shoot to kill to put down a countrywide uprising....

22. Delta flight to China returns to Seattle while in mid-air

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/delta-flight-to-china-returns-to-seattle-while-in-mid-air

Delta Air Lines said Monday that new pandemic-related cleaning requirements at a Shanghai airport were behind the turning back of a recent flight from Seattle in midair, a move that had prompted a protest from the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco....

23. Divided Cyprus clears band for 5G across divide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-cyprus-clears-band-for-future-5g

A low frequency band that can deliver a better 5G experience to home users will be freed up on both sides of divided Cyprus, but the milestone agreement reached by the two communities could be overshadowed by ongoing 5G wars overseas...

24. China declares all cryptocurrency transactions illegal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/china-declares-all-cryptocurrency-transactions-illegal

China’s central bank on Friday declared all transactions involving Bitcoin and other virtual currencies illegal, stepping up a campaign to block use of unofficial digital money....

25. Blinken covers all bases in phone call to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blinken-covers-all-bases-in-phone-call-to-cyprus

US State Secretary Antony Blinken has pledged support for a federal solution in Cyprus, urging both sides to be open to compromise while also warning over Russian and Chinese influence in the region...

26. China completes historic Mars landing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-completes-historic-mars-landing

An uncrewed Chinese spacecraft successfully landed on the surface of Mars on Saturday, state news agency Xinhua reported, making China the second space-faring nation after the United States to land on the Red Planet...

27. Gloves are off in EU-China relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gloves-are-off-in-eu-china-relations

The United States, the European Union, Britain and Canada imposed sanctions on Chinese officials on Monday for human rights abuses in Xinjiang, in the first such coordinated Western action against Beijing under new US President Joe Biden...

28. Florida giant denies Huawei in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/florida-giant-denies-huawei-in-cyprus

An American company has put words into action in the middle of global 5G wars, with Phoenix Tower International and Monaco Telecom announcing an agreement that includes acquiring newly constructed wireless towers across Malta and Cyprus...

29. Made in China vaccines get a second look

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/made-in-china-vaccines-get-a-second-look

Vaccines from China could end up being part of the equation in Cyprus’ campaign to inoculate citizens, with smaller European nations weighing their options and the Chinese ambassador saying his country is always ready to help a friend...

30. Shooting Federation uncovers more sexual abuse cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shooting-federation-uncovers-more-sexual-abuse-cases

The Cyprus Shooting Federation has become aware of four more cases of sexual abuse by the same perpetrator allegedly involved in the case filed with police on Wednesday by Olympic shooting athlete Andri Eleftheriou, reports said Thursday....

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