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1. The mysterious world of the 'metaverse'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/facebook-to-hire-10-000-in-eu-to-build-metaverse

Last Sunday, Facebook announced plans to create 10,000 new jobs in the European Union over the next five years to build products that will serve the metaverse...

2. 'Truth Social': Trump's 'Twitter' is coming

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/truth-social-trump-s-twitter-is-coming

Former United States President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday the launch of his own social networking site, christened "Truth Social"....

3. Social media enabling destruction of democracy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/social-media-enabling-destruction-of-democracy

“It’s the enabler of the destruction of democracy. It’s the enabler of the destruction of the facts,” says the Filipino Nobel Laureate Maria Ressa...

4. Colin Powell dead after complications from Covid-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/colin-powell-dies-after-complications-from-covid-19

Colin Powell, the first Black US secretary of state whose leadership in several Republican administrations helped shape American foreign policy in the last years of the 20th century and the early years of the 21st, has died from complications from Covid-19, his family said on Facebook. He was 84....

5. Legendary US trumpeter John Marshall to play in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/legendary-us-trumpeter-john-marshall-to-play-in-cyprus

Legendary U.S. trumpet player, John Marshall, will be captivating music-lovers in Cyprus this October ...

6. Police found criminally prosecutable in Ajax probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probe-finds-police-criminally-prosecutable-in-ajax-case

An independent probe into alleged police brutality earlier this year, when a water cannon truck took part in shutting down a demonstration, has recommended both criminal and disciplinary proceedings against officers...

7. Rare conjoined turtles hatched in Massachusetts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/rare-conjoined-turtles-hatched-in-massachusetts

Conjoined turtles with two heads and a single body have hatched at a Massachusetts wildlife center. Against all odds, the fused siblings are thriving....

8. North clears new entrance in Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-clears-new-entrance-in-varosha

Dozens of Greek Cypriots from Varosha who were displaced in 1974 may be a step closer to returning to their homes, after Turkish Cypriot authorities in the north began clearing a new entrance to the ghost town, but the government in the south is urging caution with serious consequences to peace talks...

9. Erect Big Potato in Cyprus gets hard laughs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erect-big-potato-in-cyprus-gets-hard-laughs

A potato statue in Cyprus went viral on Wednesday just hours after it was erected by locals in Xylofagou, who said ridicule on social media was good publicity for the community...

10. Video of shark spotted off the coast of Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/video-of-shark-spotted-off-the-coast-of-larnaca

Boaters were thrilled when they spotted a shark while sailing in Larnaca near the Zenobia wreck....

11. 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....

12. Investigative journalist in Cyprus cries censorship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigative-journalist-in-cyprus-cries-censorship

A renowned investigative journalist in Cyprus, whose scheduled appearance on television was recently scrapped, says he believes he has been banned from media because of his latest book on power and corruption...

13. Facebook: In a whirlwind of scandals and unprecedented blackouts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/facebook-in-a-whirlwind-of-scandals-and-unprecedented-blackouts

It took a few minutes for it to disappear from the internet and about seven hours for it to return....

14. Disgust over shark abuse by fishermen in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/disgust-over-shark-abuse-by-fishermen-in-larnaca

Shock, disgust and disapproval erupted on social media against fishermen caught abusing a sharl in Larnaca. The revelation was made by the fishermen themselves through their posting on social media, provoking a storm of reactions....

15. Biden's Ankara pick says no two-state solution in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-s-ankara-pick-says-no-two-state-solution-in-cyprus

Never-Trumper Jeff Flake reversed his position on the Armenian issue on Tuesday, replying with a resounding “yes” to US Senator Bob Menendez before the foreign relations committee that holds the hey to advancing his nomination to be ambassador to Turkey...

16. 5 tips for parents with overweight children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/5-tips-for-parents-with-overweight-children

If your child is overweight, there is a lot you can do to help him or her maintain a healthy weight growing up. Here are some tips you can start from today....

17. Cyprus’ unique terror court case turns topsy-turvy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-unique-terror-court-case-turns-topsy-turvy

A defence attorney for a man accused of threatening Cyprus’ president threw a topsy-turvy on Tuesday before a Limassol judge, who was scheduled to pass sentence in the country’s unprecedented terror case...

18. Magnitude 5.8 quake hits the island of Crete this morning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/earthquake-in-crete

A strong earthquake shook the island of Crete at 9:17 am this morning, sending residents running outside their homes....

19. Baby Asya arrives in Nicosia for costly treatment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/baby-asya-arrives-in-nicosia-for-costly-treatment

One-year-old Asya Polatli, who is in need of expensive gene therapy, flew from Turkey to Larnaca on Monday after health authorities in the Republic of Cyprus said the Turkish Cypriot infant who had already began treatment in Turkey could be admitted to a hospital in Nicosia...

20. Elpidophoros clears up Turkish House incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elpidophoros-clears-up-turkish-house-incident

Archbishop Elpidophoros says he is 'sincerely sorry' for pain he may have caused to Cypriot and Greek Americans by attending the opening of a Turkish House in New York City, while pointing out he has always sought 'honest and courageous' dialogue for peace and religious freedom...

21. No more apologies: Inside Facebook's push to defend its image

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/no-more-apologies-inside-facebook-s-push-to-defend-its-image

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, signed off last month on a new initiative code-named Project Amplify....

22. Man who threatened president pleads guilty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-who-threatened-president-pleads-guilty

A man accused of issuing a threat against the Cypriot president has entered a change of plea, following his arrest in Limassol last year after he was identified by foreign intelligence as a terrorist sympathizer...

23. Chasing immortality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/chasing-immortality

"The only sure thing is death and taxes," Benjamin Franklin said 230 years ago. ...

24. Loizidou case still open as others settle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/loizidou-case-still-open-as-others-settle

The conclusion of a meeting by the Committee of Ministers keeps the Loizidou case open for oversight, while other cases are closed due to amicable settlement between Greek Cypriot private citizens and Turkey...

25. Antetokounmpo visits Cyprus ahead of NBA season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/antetokounmpo-visits-cyprus-ahead-of-nba-season

MVP Milwaukee Buck Giannis Antetokounmpo has been spotted in Limassol this week, prompting fans in Cyprus to flock to his hotel for a glimpse of the Greek Freak just one month before the NBA season kicks off...

26. Paphos' campaign to attract local tourism continues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/paphos-campaign-to-attract-local-tourism-continues

After the great success of the summer campaign, ETAP Paphos continues its efforts to attract domestic tourism during the autumn months...

27. Case against artist George Gabriel dropped

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/case-against-artist-george-gabriel-dropped

The Cabinet today authorized the Minister of Education to call on the Attorney General to drop disciplinary proceedings against George Gabriel....

28. North soon to establish Varosha czar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-soon-to-establish-varosha-czar

An international conference on Varosha is in the works according to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who accused European officials of turning their backs on Turkish Cypriots and further insisted that any steps on Cyprus’ ghost town will be 'in accordance with the law'...

29. Tougher Safe Pass logic brought into question

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tougher-safe-pass-logic-brought-into-question

The head of the government’s pandemic advisory committee says it is not up to health experts to justify political decisions such as tougher Safe Pass rules, but one of his colleagues defended tougher restrictions saying they had worked in the past during lockdown...

30. President furious at critics of teen vaccinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-furious-at-critics-of-teen-vaccinations

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades rushed to the defense of a local Pediatric Society on Monday, calling threats against its members a 'disgrace' after they were targeted for recommending summer vaccinations for young teens...

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