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1. US and Russia try to lower temperature in Ukraine crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-and-russia-try-to-lower-temperature-in-ukraine-crisis

The United States and Russia sought to lower the temperature Friday even as they said no breakthrough was imminent in a heated standoff over Ukraine that has raised fears of a possible Russian invasion....

2. Sajid Javid’s axing of all Covid restrictions draws warnings from NHS

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sajid-javid-s-axing-of-all-covid-restrictions-draws-warnings-from-nhs

The government has pledged to abolish almost every existing Covid restriction over the coming weeks in England and “get life completely back to normal”, a course popular with Conservative MPs but which immediately prompted stark warnings from health groups....

3. Tatar: The wealth of the eastern Mediterranean is common

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-the-wealth-of-the-eastern-mediterranean-is-common

The wealth of the eastern Mediterranean is common, said Turkish leader Ersin Tatar, adding that they are obliged to defend their rights to the end....

4. Halting progress and happy accidents: How mRNA vaccines were made

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/halting-progress-and-happy-accidents-how-mrna-vaccines-were-made

Skeptics have seized on the rapid development of the vaccines to undermine the public’s trust in them. But the breakthroughs behind the vaccines unfolded over decades as scientists across the world pursued research in disparate areas, never imagining their work would one day come together to tame the pandemic of the century....

5. Polish scientists find gene that doubles risk of serious COVID

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/polish-scientists-find-gene-that-doubles-risk-of-serious-covid

Polish scientists have found a gene that they say more than doubles the risk of becoming severely ill with COVID-19, a discovery they hope could help doctors identify people who are most at risk from the disease....

6. Prince Andrew loses military titles and use of HRH

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prince-andrew-loses-military-titles-and-use-of-hrh

The Duke of York's military titles and royal patronages have been returned to the Queen, Buckingham Palace has said....

7. The coronavirus loses 90% of its infectiousness after 20 minutes in the air

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/research-the-coronavirus-loses-90-of-its-infectiousness-after-20-minutes-in-the-air

The coronavirus can lose up to 90% of its ability to infect humans within 20 minutes of being in the air, while most of its virulence decreases in the first five minutes, according to estimates by British scientists, who made simulations of the virus' ability to survive and infect when exhaled into the air by a carrier, combined with environmental conditions, particularly humidity....

8. Boris Johnson apologises after admitting he attended Downing Street garden party for 25 minutes during lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-johnson-apologises-after-admitting-he-attended-downing-street-garden-party-for-25-minutes-during-lockdown

Boris Johnson has apologized after admitting that he attended a Downing Street garden drinks party during the first lockdown. ...

9. 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....

10. UK’s Johnson faces lockdown-breach claims over garden party

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-s-johnson-faces-lockdown-breach-claims-over-garden-party

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced a wave of public and political outrage on Tuesday over allegations that he and his staff flouted coronavirus lockdown rules by holding a garden party in 2020 while Britons were barred by law from mingling outside the home....

11. Huge ‘sea dragon’ named one of UK’s greatest fossil finds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/huge-‘sea-dragon-named-one-of-uk-s-greatest-fossil-finds

A gigantic prehistoric “sea dragon” discovered in the Midlands has been described as one of the greatest finds in the history of British paleontology....

12. Blood test could help detect cancer in people with nonspecific symptoms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blood-test-could-help-detect-cancer-in-people-with-nonspecific-symptoms

Scientists have developed a blood test that could help detect cancer in people with nonspecific symptoms such as unexplained weight loss or fatigue....

13. British troops to help London hospitals hit by Covid-19 staff shortages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-troops-to-help-london-hospitals-hit-by-covid-19-staff-shortages

The British government is tapping into the military to ease staffing shortages across London hospitals caused by a fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak....

14. ‘A Dark Room,’ an incisive study of 1967-74

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/‘a-dark-room-an-incisive-study-of-1967-74

Papachelas makes public, for the first time, all 38 recorded minutes of the critical war council meeting held during the tense hours of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus on July 20, 1974. ...

15. Coronavirus: Danish scientists see the end of the pandemic in 2 months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-danish-scientists-see-the-end-of-the-pandemic-in-2-months

The pandemic will end in two months, according to the head of the Danish State Epidemiological Serum Institute, Dr. Tira Grove Krause....

16. Britain: Rubbish isn't collected, supermarkets shelves are empty and councils slash services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-rubbish-isn-t-collected-supermarkets-shelves-are-empty-and-councils-slash-services

The UK's self-isolation 'farce' means at least 1million people are now stuck at home - crippling many critical services with supermarket shelves emptying, trains canceled, bin collections axed, council services slashed and up to 25 percent of care home staff off work and one in ten NHS staff off sick....

17. Husband in mercy killing case jailed until murder trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/husband-in-mercy-killing-case-jailed-until-murder-trial

A 74-year-old British national in Paphos, who smothered his wife to death after she was diagnosed with terminal cancer, has been ordered to remain in custody until his trial next month...

18. Omicron Mutation: A quiet New Year for dozens of cities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/omicron-mutation-a-quiet-new-year-for-dozens-of-cities

As the whole world prepares to say goodbye to 2021, a year marked by the pandemic and coronavirus mutations, we are once again canceling massive festive New Year events....

19. Ghislaine Maxwell convicted in Epstein sex abuse case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ghislaine-maxwell-convicted-in-epstein-sex-abuse-case

The British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was convicted Wednesday of luring teenage girls to be sexually abused by the American millionaire Jeffrey Epstein....

20. Russian Supreme Court orders closure of prominent human rights group Memorial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-supreme-court-orders-closure-of-prominent-human-rights-group-memorial

Russia's Supreme Court yesterday ordered the country's most prominent human rights group to be liquidated. The court ruled that the group Memorial must be closed for breaking the law on foreign agents....

21. Stepdad jailed after bizarre sexual molestation trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stepdad-jailed-after-bizarre-sexual-molestation-trial

A bizarre case of sexual molestation against two teenage girls ended with a sentence of their stepdad in Famagusta district, after their biological father testified for the defense...

22. Helmetless biker cheats death in Limassol crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/helmetless-biker-cheats-death-in-limassol-crash

A biker has been hospitalized in extremely serious condition following an accident in Limassol over the weekend, with reports saying he suffered a head trauma after crashing consecutively into parked vehicles...

23. Lesser charges not ruled out in mercy killing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lesser-charges-not-ruled-out-in-mercy-killing

Police have not ruled out lesser charges in last weekend’s mercy killing case in Paphos, while reports say the murder suspect accused of killing his cancer-stricken wife has been ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation...

24. Dubai ruler must pay ex-wife $700M in divorce settlement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dubai-ruler-must-pay-ex-wife-$700m-in-divorce-settlement

A British court on Tuesday ordered the ruler of Dubai to pay his ex-wife and their children close to 550 million pounds ($730 million), in one of the most expensive divorce settlements in British history....

25. Europe restores strict measures in the shadow of 'omicron'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-restores-strict-measures-in-the-shadow-of-omicron

On the eve of the holidays, the threat of "Omicron" has led to the reinstatement of strict restrictive measures in many European countries, in order to curb the spread of the super-contagious new variant....

26. Woman dies after hit and run in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-dies-after-hit-and-run-in-paphos

A local woman was killed in a hit-and-run in Paphos on Sunday, with police asking for the public’s help in identifying the driver of a vehicle...

27. Young man dies in rollover crash in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-man-dies-in-rollover-crash-in-paphos

A young man was killed in a road accident on Sunday when the car he was driving in Peyia veered 400 feet into a wooded area, while reports suggest speeding was a factor in the accident...

28. Cyprus police investigate mercy killing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-investigate-mercy-killing

An elderly man in Paphos was under arrest on murder charges on Saturday after police found his wife dead in their home, with reports saying information relayed by Interpol suggested he killed his wife to end her suffering from blood cancer...

29. Long Covid: Only one in three patients feel completely well

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/long-covid-only-one-in-three-patients-feel-completely-well

Less than a third of patients who develop long-term symptoms after being treated for Covid-19 say they feel they have fully recovered after one year, according to a new British study....

30. ECJ rules Bulgaria must issue ID to child of same sex couple

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ecj-rules-bulgaria-must-issue-id-to-child-of-same-sex-couple

The European Union’s top court ruled on Tuesday that Bulgaria must issue an identity document to a child of a Bulgarian woman and her wife despite same-sex marriage not being recognized in the country....

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