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1. Cyprus awaits US approval for Gaza aid departure amidst Amalthea initiative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-awaits-us-approval-for-gaza-aid-departure-amidst-amalthea-initiative

We are ready to go ahead as soon as we receive the green light from the United States, President Nikos Christodoulides said on Tuesday, referring to the next departure of a vessel loaded with humanitarian aid from Larnaca to Gaza in the context of the Cypriot initiative ''Amalthea''....

2. From ill-considered posts to digital faux pas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-ill-considered-posts-to-digital-faux-pas

In the Cypriot digital political arena of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and lately, TikTok, national anniversaries, the Cyprus issue, and other significant events in a historical context or related to tumultuous international developments have perennially been fertile ground for blunders. ...

3. Zero-risk politicians: The Doxa Komodromou scandal unveiled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/zero-risk-politicians-the-doxa-komodromou-scandal-unveiled

The Doxa Komodromou scandal and the shocking revelations that have emerged present a paradox. It's not just about her remaining in her position; it's also about the complete silence that followed these disclosures within the Presidential Office. ...

4. Government considers making face-covering in protests a crime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-considers-making-face-covering-in-protests-a-crime

DISY is set to present a proposal to amend the Penal Code to criminalize participating in demonstrations while deliberately concealing one's identity....

5. Turks cry foul over Cypriot army link to New Jersey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turks-cry-foul-over-greek-cypriot-army-link-to-new-jersey

Ankara says it will 'never allow any harm to come to the Turkish Cypriots' while condemning US policy towards Cyprus, including an agreement last week between Greek Cypriot and New Jerseyan armies on a program viewed as a potential precursor to NATO...

6. The first presidential election in Cyprus held in 1959

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/the-first-presidential-election-in-cyprus held-in-1959

On December 13, 1959, the young Republic of Cyprus held its first presidential elections. Glafkos Clerides, who opposed his father John's candidacy and was accused of failing to follow the Christian commandment to "honor thy father and thy mother,"...

7. Cops criticized after wild brawl at contentious memorial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-criticized-after-wild-brawl-at-contentious-memorial

Cyprus Police have arrested a handful of suspects following a wild brawl during a memorial event of a controversial army general in Limassol, but critics accuse law enforcement of failing to detain offenders during the event as things got out of hand...

8. King Constantine, former king of Greece - His relationship with Makarios and his involvement in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/king-constantine-former-king-of-greece-his-relationship-with-makarios-and-his-involvement-in-cyprus

9. President and political parties condemn 'Grivas' protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-and-political-parties-condemn-grivas-protests

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades has strongly condemned Thursday’s protests outside the House of Representatives over its decision to end funding to activities commemorating EOKA leader Georgios Grivas....

10. Candidates continue their quest for votes as elections draw near

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/candidates-continue-their-quest-for-votes-as-elections-draw-near

The pre-election campaign of the candidates for February's 2023 Presidential elections continued over the weekend with meetings and contacts in cities and communities on the island and abroad....

11. Remains of four resistance fighters returned to relatives

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/remains-of-four-resistance-fighters-returned-to-relatives

The remains of four resistance fighters killed during the 1974 coup in Cyprus were identified recently and will be returned to their families who were briefed on Wednesday by Commissioner Photis Photiou and his associate Xenophon Kallis....

12. Freed Greek Cypriot vows to fight 'spite ban' in north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/freed-greek-cypriot-vows-to-fight-turkish-cypriot-spite-ban

A Greek Cypriot influencer vows to get his name off a stop list in the Turkish Cypriot north, where he says his arrest and long detention was a political double whammy out of spite because of his pro-reunification views but also EOKA nostalgia...

13. Presidential candidates on the move as campaign heats up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-candidates-on-the-move-as-campaign-heats-up

The presidential election campaign trail over the weekend ended with the Cyprus Green Party deciding next month on the name of the presidential candidate it will support. ...

14. US ambassador’s murder in Cyprus still unresolved

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-s-murder-in-cyprus-still-unresolved

The killing of the American Ambassador in Cyprus in August 1974 made headlines on Friday, as it happens every year on the island on the anniversary of his death, with convoluted information emerging in the public domain through the years and no convictions half a century later...

15. Divided Cyprus marks Tillyria bombing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-cyprus-marks-tylliria-bombing

Dozens of buses in Cyprus have crossed into an abandoned fishing village where Turkish Cypriots go every year to commemorate Turkish bombing of Tillyria, an event in 1964 remembered by Greek Cypriots as a failure to crush a rebellion against law and order during intercommunal violence...

16. Photo blunder throws north into chaos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/photo-blunder-throws-north-into-chaos

A photo printed on lottery tickets in the north has landed officials in the hot seat and started a political media war, after it was revealed that depicted fighters holding a Turkish flag were actually Greek Cypriot paramilitaries rejoicing after capturing a Turkish Cypriot stronghold in 1964...

17. Watching the Turkish paratroopers from my window

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-watching-the-turkish-paratroopers-from-my-window

It was approximately 5.20 a.m. on the morning of July 20, 1974, when I was awakened by the ring of a telephone in my home in Nicosia....

18. Cypriot priest reassigned after coup faux pas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-priest-reassigned-after-coup-faux-pas

Failure to commemorate a Greek Cypriot man killed by EOKA in 1973 lead to a local priest being reassigned this week, with the cleric saying it was an honest mistake but the relatives argue there was a sinister motive...

19. Remains of men slain during coup being dug up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/men-slain-during-coup-being-dug-up

New exhumations are taking place this week in Limassol after a court ordered the disinterment and reburial of four persons who were said to have been executed by EOKA during a Greek coup in Cyprus...

20. Parliament goes off script over controversial museum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliament-goes-off-script-over-controversial-museum

All hell broke loose this week in Cypriot parliament after opposition blocked state funds earmarked for an EOKA museum dedicated to Grivas, a highly divisive figure in the island’s history...

21. Tatar alleges Greek Cypriot links to terrorism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-alleges-greek-cypriot-links-to-terrorism

Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar had some harsh words for his compatriots in the south this week, saying Turkey’s concerns over NATO candidate Sweden’s PKK links also had basis in the south and called on Greek Cypriots to reevaluate their 'cooperation with terrorist organizations'...

22. Disquiet in Nicosia over NATO and sanctions talk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/disquiet-in-nicosia-over-sanctions-and-nato-talk

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says Nicosia will implement only targeted measures against Russia while talk of the island joining NATO is premature, citing Ankara that appeared to be pumping the brakes on western alliance expansion over hostility from current member Greece and two likely Nordic applicants...

23. Groups pull out of royal concert in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/groups-pull-out-of-royal-concert-in-cyprus

Local charities and participants in the platinum jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II next month in Cyprus have turned their backs on the concert following political controversy linked to EOKA, as more participants are now refusing to take part ahead of an election year...

24. Greek Cypriots honor EOKA boy’s sacrifice

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-honor-eoka-boy-s-sacrifice

A Greek Cypriot boy who was shot and killed during a protest in 1955 was given a hero’s burial over the weekend, decades following a fight against Britain and an ethnic struggle for union with Greece...

25. Hoyle highlights strong Cyprus-UK friendship while MP's call for support on various issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hoyle-highlights-strong-cyprus-uk-friendship-while-mp-s-call-for-support-on-various-issues

The United Kingdom fully supports Cyprus, the Speaker of the House of Commons Sir Lindsay Hoyle told the Foreign and European Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives on Tuesday....

26. Kids murdered in 1974 buried in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kids-murdered-in-1974-buried-in-the-north

The remains of eleven children murdered in Cyprus during the summer 1974 events were laid to rest on Monday after they were identified through DNA tests carried out by a bicommunal missing persons committee on the island...

27. A tribute to Andreas Neocleous

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/a-tribute-to-andreas-neocleous

Prominent lawyer, businessman and owner of the Cyprus Mail newspaper Andreas Neocleous died on Friday at the age of 82 after suffering from coronavirus....

28. Cyprus holds military parade to mark independence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-holds-military-parade-to-mark-independence

The Republic of Cyprus celebrated on Friday its independence with a military parade in Nicosia, marking mark 61 years since the island gained sovereignty from the British...

29. President focused on agenda after reshuffle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-focused-on-agenda-after-cabinet-reshuffle

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says this week reshuffle of his Cabinet will serve the government agenda, while blaming the opposition for his coalition-style approach falling flat...

30. EOKA boy to get hero’s burial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eoka-boy-to-get-hero-s-burial

Greek Cypriot officials are on a quest to exhume the remains of a young boy, who was shot and killed during a student riot against British forces in 1956, in order to give him a hero’s burial...

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