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1. Grief over fire at Istanbul’s Balikli Greek Hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/grief-over-fire-at-istanbul-s-balikli-greek-hospital

A fire broke out on the roof of Istanbul’s Balikli Greek Hospital on Thursday, forcing the evacuation of more than 100 patients and staff...

2. China's Ambassador to Cyprus condemns Pelosi's Taiwan visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-s-ambassador-to-cyprus-condemns-pelosi-s-taiwan-visit

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s recent visit to China’s Taiwan region is a gross interference in China’s internal affairs, a major event upgrading the substantive relations between the US and Taiwan, and sends a very wrong signal to “Taiwan independence” separatist forces, says the Spokesperson of the Embassy of China in Cyprus, in a written statement....

3. Russian dissident in Cyprus cries foul over poster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-dissident-in-cyprus-cries-foul-over-poster

An anti-Putin activist in Cyprus believes Russians were probably behind a publicity stunt in Limassol over the weekend, when a poster in public view portrayed him and eight others in what was described as a threat against antiwar Russian dissidents...

4. First ship carrying Ukrainian grain leaves Odesa port

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-ship-carrying-ukrainian-grain-leaves-odesa-port

A ship carrying grain left the Ukrainian port of Odesa for Lebanon on Monday under a safe passage agreement, Ukrainian and Turkish officials said, the first departure since the Russian invasion blocked shipping through the Black Sea five months ago....

5. Foreign tourist goes after Ayia Napa police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-tourist-goes-after-ayia-napa-police

A Chinese man living in London is seeking public support as he takes on the police in Ayia Napa, saying he was physically and verbally abused in a racially-motivated encounter during the pandemic and further alleging he was denied access to a lawyer...

6. 'I had warned them that the Turks were getting ready'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/i-had-warned-them-that-the-turks-were-getting-ready

It wasn't a matter of instinct, he didn't accidentally smell impending danger. The facts spoke for Alexandros Simioforidis and he could not ignore them. ...

7. 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....

8. Sri Lankan president flees country amid devastating economic crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sri-lankan-president-flees-country-amid-devastating-economic-crisis

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa fled the country on Wednesday and hundreds of protesters stormed the prime minister's office demanding his ouster, as a people's uprising over a devastating economic crisis overwhelmed security forces....

9. World leaders stunned by fatal shooting of Shinzo Abe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-leaders-stunned-by-fatal-shooting-of-shinzo-abe

The killing of former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe on Friday sparked condemnation from political leaders around the world....

10. Political parties from both sides eager to continue bi-communal dialogue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/political-parties-from-both-sides-eager-to-continue-bi-communal-dialogue

Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot political parties have expressed their continued willingness to regularly meet in the format of the bi-communal dialogue under the auspices of the Embassy of the Slovak Republic in order to contribute to the creation of a positive political atmosphere....

11. Cyprus makes Russophobia list in Moscow report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-makes-list-on-russophobia-cases-in-moscow-report

Cyprus was among countries listed in a Moscow report on attacks and discrimination against Russians living abroad, with allegations on the island ranging from bullying in schools to stalking, threats of violence and financial sanctions...

12. Russia strikes back with expulsion of Greek diplomats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-strikes-back-with-expulsion-of-greek-diplomats

The Russian Federation declared eight Greek diplomats as 'personae non gratae' on Monday and gave them eight days to leave the country in retaliation for the similar move taken by Athens two and a half months ago on April 12...

13. UK approves Julian Assange's extradition to the US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-approves-julian-assange-s-extradition-to-the-us

The UK has approved Julian Assange's extradition to the US, where the WikiLeaks founder faces hacking and espionage charges, the UK Home Office confirmed Friday....

14. Greek court overturns seizure of Iran tanker’s oil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-court-overturns-seizure-of-iran-tanker-s-oil

A court in central Greece has overturned a ruling that authorized the confiscation of crude oil from an Iranian-flagged tanker at the center of a volatile dispute over international sanctions...

15. Turkey buying stolen Ukrainian grain from Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-buying-stolen-ukrainian-grain-from-russia

Kyiv's ambassador to Ankara said on Friday Turkey is among the countries that is buying grain that Russia stole from Ukraine....

16. Cypriot seafarer on seized ship in good health

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-seafarer-on-seized-ship-in-good-health

The Cypriot citizen who is one of the crew members of the two Greek-flagged tankers seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard forces in the Gulf is in good health, the Cyprus Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Sunday. Meanwhile, efforts to end the hostage crisis continues....

17. More Ukraine fighters surrendering in Mariupol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-ukraine-fighters-surrendering-in-mariupol

Moscow said nearly 700 more Ukrainian fighters had surrendered in Russian-held Mariupol as it shored up a key gain in the south, while the United States became the latest Western country to reopen its embassy in Kyiv...

18. Chinese embassy in Cyprus speaks out on extradition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-embassy-in-cyprus-speaks-out-on-extradition

The Chinese embassy in Cyprus has responded to reports in local media that accused Beijing of using scare tactics on the island to get a suspect extradited, with an official statement pointing to fake news and offering a different side to the story...

19. Pope Francis says NATO started war in Ukraine by ‘barking at Putin’s door’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-francis-says-nato-started-war-in-ukraine-by-‘barking-at-putin-s-door

Since the beginning of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Pope Francis has floated the idea that he wants to take a trip to Kyiv to try to broker a ceasefire. But now he says he would prefer to go to Moscow to try to talk some sense into Vladimir Putin, who he has not outwardly condemned in the now nearly three-month-old war and only did so lightly in a lengthy interview with an Italian newspaper....

20. Zelensky gets face-to-face pledge from US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zelensky-gets-face-to-face-pledge-from-us

Washington's top diplomat and defense secretary both visited Kyiv on Sunday, and used the first official US visit to Ukraine since Russia invaded two months ago to announce a gradual return of US diplomats to the country and the nomination of a new ambassador...

21. Diner in Cyprus hates on ‘Russian’ tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/diners-in-cyprus-hate-on-‘russian-tourists

A group of Latvian tourists in Cyprus posted a disturbing video on social media showing fellow diners at a hotel hating on them after mistaking them for Russians...

22. Bloodbath warnings as Ukraine awaits Orthodox Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bloodbath-warnings-as-ukraine-awaits-orthodox-easter

Moscow says Kiev is 'completing preparations for monstrous provocations' against Orthodox churches to blame it on Russians, as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky vows to push back the offensive in the Donbas region...

23. Russia to offer consular services in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-to-offer-consular-services-in-the-north

Russians living in the northern part of divided Cyprus will soon be able to receive consular services, with Greek Cypriot media reporting that the development had been kept quiet for about a year...

24. Cyprus to meet educational needs of Ukrainians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-vows-to-meet-education-needs-of-ukrainians

Public schools in the Republic of Cyprus will offer an optional Ukrainian track to refugee children from the war-torn country in addition to regular schooling, following the issuance of a European Commission policy guidance...

25. Urgency and skepticism clash as west probes chems in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/urgency-and-skepticism-clash-as-west-probes-chems-in-ukraine

Moscow says claims by American officials about the possibility of Russia using chemical weapons in Ukraine were 'baseless' as politicians and experts were becoming more skeptical about Kiev’s allegations...

26. Greece declares 12 Russian diplomatic staff unwelcome

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-declares-12-russian-diplomatic-staff-unwelcome

Greece on Wednesday declared 12 Russian officials persona non grata, joining other European states that have taken similar steps in recent days as accusations of atrocities committed by Russian forces against civilians in Ukraine pushed diplomacy to its limits....

27. Poland calls on EU to halt issuance of Schengen visas to Russians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/poland-calls-on-eu-to-halt-issuance-of-schengen-visas-to-russians

Poland wants the Schengen Area countries to completely stop issuing Russians visas for short-term stays in the 26 Schengen countries as a part of the sanctions imposed due to the ongoing invasion of Ukraine by the Russian military....

28. Bucha atrocities bring about fresh sanctions and deportations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bucha-atrocities-bring-about-fresh-sanctions-and-deportations

Following the revelations about the atrocities against civilians that took place in Bucha and other areas near Kyiv, the EU is preparing fresh sanctions against Russia to "hit them where it hurts". ...

29. Go green and tour the capital by bicycle this Sunday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/go-green-and-tour-the-capital-by-bicycle-this-sunday

"Cycling in the city 2022" will take place this Sunday, April 10. The event aims to promote a cycling culture on the island, underscoring its multiple benefits such as improving health, low pollution and a more environmentally friendly means of transportation, especially within the cities on the island, resulting in a better quality of life for all people....

30. Nicosia roundtable calls on Cyprus to reexamine sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-roundtable-calls-on-cyprus-to-reexamine-sanctions

Leaders from the Russian business community in the Republic of Cyprus are calling on the government to reexamine sanctions in the wake of the war in Ukraine, saying the measures were hurting the island nation...

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