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31. Government rejects proposal by Chevron-led consortium

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-rejects-proposal-by-chevron-led-consortium

The Cypriot government has once again turned down the proposal put forward by the Chevron, NewMed Energy, and BG Cyprus (Shell) consortium ...

32. Israel threatens Rafah invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-threatens-rafah-iinvasion

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken that Israel will invade Rafah if Hamas continues to make an end to the war a condition of the hostage deal, two Israeli and US officials said....

33. US considers downgrading marijuana

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-considers-downgrading-marijuana

In a historic shift in American drug policy, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is poised to reclassify marijuana as a less dangerous drug, moving it from Schedule 1 to Schedule 3, alongside substances like ketamine and certain anabolic steroids,...

34. U.S. military hails Cyprus cooperation in Gaza aid delivery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/u-s-military-hails-cyprus-cooperation-in-gaza-aid-delivery

U.S. military personnel expressed gratitude to Cyprus for its role in facilitating the delivery of humanitarian aid to Gaza via sea. Senior defense and Biden administration officials provided details on Thursday about the construction of a temporary pier off Gaza's coast, set to be completed by early May....

35. McKinsey leaders convene at Green Agenda Cyprus Summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mckinsey-leaders-convene-at-green-agenda-cyprus-summit

Georgios D. Tsopelas embarked on his McKinsey journey in London back in 1994, blazing a trail that led to the establishment of the Athens office in 2000. ...

36. Fireworks banned amid wildfire concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/fireworks-banned-amid-wildfire-concerns

In light of recent fire outbreaks in the village of Kouklion, located in Cyprus' Paphos district, the Mines and Quarries Service, a department under the Ministry of Agriculture,...

37. UK ranked worst in world for underage drinking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-ranked-worst-in-world-for-underage-drinking

Great Britain has the worst rate of child alcohol abuse worldwide, and more than half of children in England, Scotland and Wales have drunk alcohol by the age of 13, according to a report....

38. Government unveils ambitious housing strategy, Minister Ioannou reveals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-unveils-ambitious-housing-strategy-minister-ioannou-reveals

The government has set the people and their servicing without undue inconvenience at the core of its policies, Minister of the Interior Constantinos Ioannou said on Tuesday, adding the Ministry is working on issuing of public documents the Civil Registry Department. ...

39. Human rights status remains steady in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/human-rights-status-remains-steady-in-cyprus

The US State Department's annual report on human rights reveals that the situation in Cyprus saw no significant changes in 2023. The report covers both the Republic of Cyprus and the area administered by Turkish Cypriots, emphasizing the unique political landscape of the island....

40. US blocks UN resolution recognizing Palestinian statehood

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-blocks-un-resolution-recognizing-palestinian-statehood

The United States blocked a United Nations Security Council resolution on Thursday that would have recognized a Palestinian state, sparking sharp criticism from Palestinian leaders....

41. Shorter wait times for US visa appointments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shorter-wait-times-for-us-visa-appointments

Cyprus citizens now experience one of the swiftest visa appointment wait times globally, according to Rena Bitter, the Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs at the US Embassy in Cyprus....

42. Bob Menendez to implicate his wife in May corruption trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bob-menendez-to-implicate-his-wife-in-may-corruption-trial

In a case unsealed Tuesday, court papers suggest that Sen. Bob Menendez may seek exoneration at his May bribery trial by implicating his wife, according to CNN, ...

43. US sanctions Cyprus-based entities linked to arms network

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-us-sanctions-cyprus-based-entities-linked-to-arms-network

On Monday, the United States announced sanctions against ten individuals and twelve entities, with two of them operating within a global arms network and registered in Cyprus....

44. Assistant Secretary Rena Bitter to visit Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/assistant-secretary-rena-bitter-to-visit-nicosia

Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Rena Bitter will travel April 11-19 to Nicosia, Frankfurt, Bucharest, and Sofia, the US State Department said on Thursday in a media note....

45. O.J. Simpson, former football star and actor, dies at 76

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/o-j-simpson-former-football-star-and-actor-dies-at-76

O.J. Simpson, the former football star and actor famously acquitted of murder charges in a highly publicized trial, has passed away at the age of 76 after battling cancer, ...

46. US transfers seized Iranian arms to aid Ukraine's defense

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-transfers-seized-iranian-arms-to-aid-ukraine-s-defense

US Central Command (CENTCOM) revealed on Tuesday that the United States has transferred a substantial arsenal, including machine guns, sniper rifles, rocket launchers, and ammunition, seized from Iran to Ukraine....

47. USA: 'No evidence of genocide by Israel in Gaza'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-no-evidence-of-genocide-by-israel-in-gaza

The United States does not have evidence that Israel is committing genocide in Gaza as it carries out its war against Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin told a Senate hearing on Tuesday....

48. Accelerated aging linked to rising young adult cancer rates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/accelerated-aging-linked-to-rising-young-adult-cancer-rates

Researchers investigating the surge in certain cancers among younger adults have uncovered a potential link to accelerated biological aging, according to CNN....

49. New Jersey and New York shaken by strongest quake in 100 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-jersey-and-new-york-shaken-by-strongest-quake-in-100-years

A rare magnitude 4.8 earthquake jolted New Jersey on Friday, surprising residents across the Northeast United States, an area unaccustomed to significant seismic activity....

50. US accelerates Gaza aid efforts with Amalthea plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-accelerates-gaza-aid-efforts-with-amalthea-plan

American efforts are underway to construct a temporary dock in Gaza, according to diplomatic sources cited by the Cyprus News Agency on Friday. The project, part of the Amalthea Plan, is expected to be completed within 15 days, these sources revealed....

51. Turkish Cypriot leader meets US officials before UN talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-leader-meets-us-officials-before-un-talks

Ersin Tatar, the leader of the Turkish Cypriot community, held discussions with State Department officials in Washington as part of his visit to the United States, where he is scheduled to meet with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in New York today....

52. Celebrating Greek independence, a White House tradition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/celebrating-greek-independence-a-white-house-tradition

On Thursday, President Joe Biden hosted a ceremony at the White House celebrating Greek independence. Some have questioned the usefulness of these annual gatherings, claiming that they lack substance and serve only public relations purposes....

53. Chevron's new proposal for ''Aphrodite''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chevron-s-new-proposal-for-aphrodite

March 31 marked the end of the three-month deadline given by Nicosia to the US company Chevron, a key partner in the joint venture for the development of Block 12 ...

54. FT: Google explores charging for AI search enhancements

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ft-google-explores-charging-for-ai-search-enhancements

Google is contemplating charging for new "premium" features powered by generative artificial intelligence (AI) in its search business, marking a significant shift. The proposed revamp, aimed at its search engine, would be the first time the tech giant has put any of its core products behind a paywall....

55. AI voice cloning raises alarm as US and UK forge landmark AI safety pact

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ai-voice-cloning-raises-alarm-as-us-and-uk-forge-landmark-ai-safety-pact

A new form of deepfake technology, known as voice cloning, has recently surfaced, raising concerns about its potential misuse. OpenAI, a prominent tech company,...

56. Lawyers challenge money laundering watchdog in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/lawyers-challenge-money-laundering-watchdog-in-cyprus

Establishing a system to oversee financial companies in Cyprus is proving tricky, according to an article written by Apostolos Tomaras. It all started when the US and UK slapped sanctions on Russia,...

57. America's airports finally win the restroom race

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/america-s-airports-finally-win-the-restroom-race

After a decade-long slump, American airports are celebrating a resurgence in restroom excellence....

58. US Ambassador takes helm of US Propeller Club in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-takes-helm-of-us-propeller-club-in-limassol

In a significant announcement, the Propeller Club of the United States, Limassol, revealed that the Ambassador of the United States of America to the Republic of Cyprus,...

59. The FBI in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-fbi-in-cyprus

By enlisting the help of the FBI – as announced recently – Cyprus is making an effort to deal with the problem of corruption that has been a blight on the country’s reputation for so many years....

60. 'Dirty fuel' suspected in Baltimore bridge collapse tragedy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dirty-fuel-suspected-in-baltimore-bridge-collapse-tragedy

Federal, state, and local authorities are launching a comprehensive investigation into the tragic Baltimore bridge collapse, focusing on various potential factors, including the possibility of contaminated fuel playing a role. ...

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