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1. US singer Meatloaf dead at 74

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-singer-meatloaf-dead-at-74

US singer Meat Loaf, who was known for hits including Bat Out Of Hell, has died at the age of 74 after selling more than 100 million albums worldwide and starring in 65 movies - with reports suggesting he contracted Covid-19....

2. Spehar appointed Assistant Secretary-General for Peacebuilding Support at DPPA

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spehar-appointed-assistant-secretary-general-for-peacebuilding-support-at-dppa

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced the appointment of Elizabeth Spehar of Canada as Assistant Secretary-General for Peacebuilding Support in the Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA)....

3. 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....

4. 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....

5. Quebec to impose tax on those who refuse COVID-19 vaccinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/quebec-to-impose-tax-on-those-who-refuse-covid-19-vaccinations

Quebec will impose a tax on those who aren’t vaccinated against COVID-19 to offset their disproportionate cost to the health care system and encourage more people to get their shots....

6. Netflix loses nearly $45 billion in market cap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/netflix-shares-lose

Netflix dashed hopes for a quick rebound after forecasting weak first-quarter subscriber growth on Thursday, sending shares sinking nearly 20 percent and wiping away most of its remaining pandemic-fueled gains from 2020, just a week after raising prices by up to $2 a month....

7. The Nikulin Moscow Circus Ice Show comes to Cyprus for the first time

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/the-nikulin-moscow-circus-ice-show-comes-to-cyprus-for-the-first-time

After tours in the USA, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Israel, Netherlands, South Africa, Brazil, United Arab Emirates, France, Russia, Poland, Belgium, China, Canada, Japan, and many others, Nikulin Moscow Circus presents the Grand Ice Show for adults and kids for the first time in Cyprus....

8. BlackBerry: End of an era as company pulls plug on iconic handsets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/blackberry-end-of-an-era-as-company-pulls-plug-on-iconic-handsets

BlackBerry phones - once the pinnacle of a mobile handset with their trademark physical keyboard - are effectively dead from today as the Canadian company behind them pulls its support....

9. Αll passengers arriving in Cyprus need to present a negative PCR test prior to departure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-passengers-arriving-in-cyprus-need-to-present-a-negative-pcr-test-prior-to-departure

The Health Ministry has announced new regulations for passengers arriving in Cyprus, effective the 4th of January. According to the announcement, all passengers regardless of their vaccination course, are asked to present a negative PCR 48 hrs prior to their departure....

10. Feeding your dogs insects can help fight climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/feeding-your-dogs-insects-can-help-fight-climate-change

Many pet owners reflexively bark “No!” when their dog or cat prepares to feast on a bug. But despite what scientists call the “yuck factor,” insects could be a sustainable secret ingredient for the booming pet food industry....

11. New UN Special Representative arrives in Cyprus today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-un-special-representative-arrives-in-cyprus-today

The new Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) and Head of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP), Colin Stewart, arrives in Cyprus today, replacing Elizabeth Spehar whose term ended on November 30, 2021. ...

12. Suicide pods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suicide-pods

"Sarco" machines – 3D-printed capsules designed for use in assisted suicide – have passed a legal review and can now operate in Switzerland, Swiss Info reported....

13. As ban lifts, visitors to US await long-delayed hugs, kisses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/as-ban-lifts-visitors-to-us-await-long-delayed-hugs-kisses

The U.S. lifted restrictions Monday on travel from a long list of countries including Mexico, Canada and most of Europe...

14. No restrictions for fully vaccinated travelers to the US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-restrictions-for-fully-vaccinated-travelers-to-the-us

Travel restrictions for fully vaccinated foreign nationals traveling to the US via air or land will be lifted effective November 8, a White House official is expected to announce today....

15. Epidemiological risk assessment of countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/epidemiological-risk-assessment-of-countries

Announcement from the Ministry of Health...

16. Outage highlights how vital Facebook has become worldwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/outage-highlights-how-vital-facebook-has-become-worldwide

In Lima, Peru, the breakdown complicated dental technician Mary Mejia’s job. Like most Peruvian medical workers, she uses WhatsApp for a multitude of tasks, including scheduling appointments and ordering crowns....

17. Digging deep to unlock the past and future in Santorini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/digging-deep-to-unlock-the-past-and-future-in-santorini

Scientists seeking to shed light on the geological history of the southern Aegean are spearheading an international oceanographic mission...

18. Johnson & Johnson Vaccine: Is a booster shot necessary?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-johnson-vaccine-is-a-booster-shot-necessary

The New York Times answers questions about J&J booster shots...

19. Updated list country categories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-country-categorization

The Ministry of Health announced today the new classification of countries in specific categories....

20. NATO must 'stand together' in Afghanistan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nato-must-stand-together-in-afghanistan

The political and military leadership of the Afghan Army must shoulder a significant part of the blame for its swift collapse...

21. International Luxury Property and Residency Conference

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/a-meeting-point-after-multiple-lockdowns-and-months-of-being-shut-away

22. G7 agree on plan targeting tax heavens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/g7-agree-on-plan-targeting-tax-heavens

The G7 reached a landmark deal on Saturday to pursue higher global tax rates on multinational businesses but the measures need broader support including an EU resolution, with retractors including Cyprus where Amazon recently registered a company...

23. EMA puts COVID pill review on fast track

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ema-puts-covid-pill-review-on-fast-track

The European Medicines Agency says it has begun a rolling review of data on sotrovimab, an antibody cure for treating COVID-19, with European Commissioner Stella Kyriakides saying therapeutic solutions were also crucial alongside vaccinations...

24. Cyprus open to fully vaccinated tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-opens-for-fully-vaccinated-tourists

The Republic of Cyprus will open for fully vaccinated travelers without additional entry requirements starting May 10, a day after the end of a lockdown, with the tourism minister saying both EMA-approved vaccines as well as the Russian jab will be accepted...

25. 2021 KPMG CEO Outlook Pulse Survey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/2021-kpmg-ceo-outlook-pulse-survey

26. 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...

27. Moderna vaccine arrives in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moderna-vaccines-arrive-in-cyprus

The first batch of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines arrived in the Republic of Cyprus on Tuesday, as part of a European vaccination programme, with officials pinning their hopes on AstraZeneca which is not far behind...

28. Cyprus to begin vaccinations on December 27

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-begin-vaccinations-on-december-27

Vaccinations in Cyprus will begin in unison with other EU member states on December 27 following approval by the European Medicines Agency (EMA)....

29. GLOBAL OPEN DEBATE by THEATRUM VITAE

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/global-open-debate-by-theatrum-vitae

If you are concerned about the existence of the arts in tomorrow’s turbulent world, then you should join this lively debate, where experts from a wide range of creative industries across the globe will be providing their expertise and sharing their own views about the future of the arts in the post-pandemic world...

30. Pfizer, BioNTech say their Covid-19 vaccine is more than 90% effective

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pfizer-biontech-say-their-covid-19-vaccine-is-more-than-90-effective

Pfizer Inc on Monday said its experimental vaccine was more than 90% effective in preventing Covid-19 based on initial data from a large study, a major victory in the fight against a pandemic that has killed over 1 million people, roiled the world’s economy and upended daily life....

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