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1. Maria Angela Holguin Cuellar: From the jungles of Colombia to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/maria-angela-holguin-cuellar-from-the-jungles-of-colombia-to-cyprus

When, just before the beginning of the year, the name of Colombia's former Foreign Minister, María Ángela Holguín Cuéllar (in office from 2010 to 2018), was heard in the corridors of New York as a potential appointee for António Guterres' personal envoy for the Cyprus problem,...

2. Xi and Putin reinforce alliance with joint critique of US actions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/xi-and-putin-reinforce-alliance-with-joint-critique-of-us-actions

China's President Xi Jinping and Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Thursday pledged a ''new era'' of partnership between their nations, presenting a united front against what they described as the United States' aggressive Cold War mentality and global destabilization efforts....

3. Dimitra explains what it's like to be a ''bee mama''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/dimitra-explains-what-it-s-like-to-be-a-bee-mama

Dimitra Zakynthinos is a resident of central Athens and has a very particular approach to issues concerning the environment and our transition to the green era. ...

4. Stray dogs get shelter and hope in chilly Troodos (images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stray-dogs-get-shelter-and-hope-in-chilly-troodos-images

In a heartwarming display of community spirit, Action for Animals, under the leadership of Anthi Mousouris, a member of the Green Party Cyprus, ...

5. Sweden to send troops to Latvia amid Hungary's NATO opposition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sweden-to-send-troops-to-latvia-amid-hungary-s-nato-opposition

Sweden is poised to bolster its military presence in Latvia, signaling a significant step toward potential NATO membership despite ongoing resistance from Hungary....

6. Electricity subsidy extends to vulnerable consumers until February's end

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/electricity-subsidy-extends-to-vulnerable-consumers-until-february-s-end

With its metaphorical ''finger on the trigger,'' the Ministry of Finance is vigilantly tracking the anticipated surges in the current....

7. Ancient 'zombie viruses' stir beneath melting permafrost

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ancient-zombie-viruses-stir-beneath-melting-permafrost

In a chilling revelation, scientists have unearthed a concerning array of ancient pathogens from beneath the permafrost in Siberia, indicating a potential threat of a bizarre new pandemic looming on humanity’s horizon....

8. Trump leads GOP race with big Iowa win

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-leads-gop-race-with-big-iowa-win

In a resounding win, former President Donald Trump has emerged victorious in the Iowa caucuses, marking a significant step in his potential bid for the Republican candidacy in the upcoming election....

9. 1,000 rescued from snow-stranded vehicles in Sweden

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-000-rescued-from-snow-stranded-vehicles-in-sweden

Swedish authorities have successfully evacuated over 1,000 people who were stranded in heavy snow for more than 24 hours on the main E22 road in the Skane region. ...

10. Finland and Sweden hit -40°C, breaking winter records

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finland-and-sweden-hit-40°c-breaking-winter-records

In an unprecedented turn of weather events, Finland and Sweden were plunged into the depths of winter as temperatures hit a bone-chilling minus 40 degrees Celsius, marking the coldest recorded temperatures of the season. ...

11. Kissinger and us

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/kissinger-and-us

Henry Alfred Kissinger (1923-2023) undeniably stood as one of the leading figures in American foreign policy and diplomacy....

12. Turkey, the most unreliable ally of the West

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/turkey-the-most-unreliable-ally-of-the-west

The latest developments in the Middle East after the terrorist actions of Hamas and the reaction of Israel have proven once again that Turkey does not want and does not belong to the Western alliance. Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to align himself with the extremist Islamists of Hamas and Iran clearly shows where the country is heading....

13. Biden's cabinet seeks $105 billion aid for Israel and Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-s-cabinet-seeks-$105-billion-aid-for-israel-and-ukraine

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Secretary of State Antony Blinken will make the case Tuesday that the United States should immediately send aid to Israel and Ukraine, testifying at a Senate hearing as the administration’s massive $105 billion emergency aid request for conflicts in those countries and others has already hit roadblocks in the divided Congress. ...

14. Austria allocates €33m for wrongly convicted gay men

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austria-allocates-€33m-for-wrongly-convicted-gay-men

A historic proposal by the Austrian Ministry of Justice sees €33m set aside to compensate those who were wrongly convicted - but critics say the amount on offer is not enough....

15. War in Ukraine nears potential 'dirty deal' conclusion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/war-in-ukraine-nears-potential-dirty-deal-conclusion

Thomas Friedman, American political commentator, author and weekly columnist for The New York Times, tells Kathimerini that the ongoing war in Ukraine will probably be resolved with “a dirty deal” that will include the loss of a part of eastern Ukraine in exchange for Kyiv’s accession to NATO and the European Union....

16. How Cyprus's abstention shook US trust and diplomacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/how-cyprus-s-abstention-shook-us-trust-and-diplomacy

The release of secret documents, usually from the US and Britain, a few years later, sheds light on important moments in history....

17. Cyprus' unique winemaking journey unveiled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-unique-winemaking-journey-unveiled

With its indigenous grape varieties and historic wine, Cyprus is an emerging wine destination. Here's how its wineries blend tradition and innovation....

18. Nurse found guilty of serial infant murders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nurse-found-guilty-of-serial-infant-murders

A nurse has been found guilty of murdering seven babies and attempting to murder six other infants while working on a hospital's neonatal unit between June 2015 and June 2016....

19. North Korea: US Soldier fled to evade disciplinary action

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-korea-us-soldier-fled-to-evade-disciplinary-action

An American soldier facing military disciplinary actions fled across the heavily armed border from South Korea into North Korea, U.S. officials said Tuesday, becoming the first American detained in the North in nearly five years....

20. Tourism to drop by 10% in the Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-to-drop-by-10-in-the-mediterranean

According to tourism agencies and experts, the high summer temperatures in Southern Europe could permanently change tourist habits, with more travelers choosing more relaxed destinations or taking their vacations in spring or autumn to avoid excessive heat. ...

21. Historic day for NATO as Turkey agrees to ratify Sweden's accession

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/historic-day-for-nato-as-turkey-agrees-to-ratify-sweden-s-accession

Hailing a “historic day,” NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday evening that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has agreed – after marathon trilateral consultations with Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson on the eve of the Alliance’s Summit – ...

22. Fourth of July fireworks Illuminate the night sky

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fourth-of-july-fireworks-illuminate-the-night-sky

The Fourth of July is Americana at its core: parades and cookouts and cold beer and, of course, fireworks....

23. British military intelligence reveals Russian navy's use of combat dolphins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-military-intelligence-reveals-russian-navy-s-use-of-combat-dolphins

British military spies on Friday said Russia appears to be training combat dolphins in the annexed Crimean peninsula to counter Ukrainian forces....

24. Henry Kissinger warns of looming peril: U.S.-China tensions and the AI arms race

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/henry-kissinger-warns-of-looming-peril-u-s-china-tensions-and-the-ai-arms-race

U.S.-China tensions have been called a repeat of Cold War-era dynamics. But a more apt comparison may be the years preceding World War I when much of Europe was sitting on a powder keg of hostilities and overlapping territorial claims that required only two bullets to ignite. ...

25. Greece accuses woman of being Russian spy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-accuses-woman-of-being-russian-spy

Greece’s National Intelligence Service is accusing a shop owner in Athens of being a Kremlin asset, as security services throughout Europe have been cracking down on alleged Russian spies dubbed the 'illegals'...

26. Russian fighter jet collides with US drone over Black Sea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-fighter-jet-collides-with-us-drone-over-black-sea

A Russian fighter jet hit the propeller of a U.S. MQ-9 Reaper drone over the Black Sea on Tuesday, according to the U.S. European Command....

27. China accused of cutting internet to Taiwan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-accused-of-cutting-internet-to-taiwan

China has been accused of cutting the internet to one of Taiwan's outlying islands as part of its latest intimidation tactic to force reunification....

28. Snowfall in parts of L.A. leads to rare blizzard warning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/snowfall-in-parts-of-l-a-leads-to-rare-blizzard-warning

A rare blizzard warning remains in effect for parts of Southern California – including the Los Angeles region – Saturday as some areas endure heavy snow and record rainfall that has delivered dangerous flooding....

29. Latvian politician curses at Russian delegation at OSCE meeting (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/latvian-politician-curses-at-russian-delegation-at-osce-meeting

A Latvian politician was so furious that a Moscow delegation was allowed to attend a UN security meeting that he quoted Ukrainian Snake Island defenders and told them: 'Russian warship, go f*** yourself'....

30. Why do Norwegian babies nap outside in freezing temperatures?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/why-do-norwegian-babies-nap-outside-in-freezing-temperatures

An Australian man living in Norway has clocked more than 14 million views on a clip that shows about a dozen babies sleeping outside in their strollers in freezing temperatures....

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