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1. Palestinian delegation urges action, not just words, from Australia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/palestinian-delegation-urges-action-not-just-words-from-australia

Palestinian officials have asked for Australia’s help in ''building vibrant democratic institutions'' and fighting corruption, as part of talks aimed at meeting the Albanese government’s conditions for recognising Palestine as a state....

2. Sixteen nuns depart church, criticize Pope Francis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sixteen-nuns-depart-church-criticize-pope-francis

Sixteen Spanish nuns have announced they are breaking from the Catholic Church and instead placing themselves under the authority of Pablo de Rojas Sánchez-Franco, a self-styled bishop who was excommunicated in 2019....

3. Resident confronts camera operator over missing sign

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/resident-confronts-camera-operator-over-missing-sign

Increasing complaints have emerged from drivers across Cyprus regarding unmarked speed camera trucks, sparking a debate about the legality and ethics of such practices....

4. Non-Cypriot candidates vie for spots in local elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/non-cypriot-candidates-vie-for-spots-in-local-elections

As Cyprus gears up for its self-elections on June 9, the focus remains firmly on candidates vying for municipal councilor, school governor, and mayoral positions, according to a report by Yiannos Ioannou of Kathimerini....

5. Pet and Family Fun Day returns to Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/pet-and-family-fun-day-returns-to-nicosia

The highly anticipated Pet and Family Fun Day, a beloved community event created a decade ago by the LefkosiaZO Volunteer Network and the Nicosia Municipality, is set to make a triumphant return to the Nicosia Municipal Garden and Nicosia Municipal Theatre on Sunday, May 26, 2024, from 10:30 am to 6:00 pm....

6. Cyprus Institute's climate efforts recognized with prestigious PAM award

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-institute-s-climate-efforts-recognized-with-prestigious-pam-award

The Cyprus Institute (CyI) was among the winners of a Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM) Award, awarded in recognition of CyI’s research and educational activities in addressing the Climate Crisis and advancing mitigation actions in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East (EMME) region....

7. Israeli police and military help settlers block Gaza aid convoys

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-police-and-military-help-settlers-block-gaza-aid-convoys

Individual members of Israel’s security forces are tipping off far-right activists and settlers to the location of aid trucks delivering vital supplies to Gaza, enabling the groups to block and vandalise the convoys, according to multiple sources....

8. Passenger dies as Singapore Airlines flight encounters severe turbulence (pics)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passenger-dies-as-singapore-airlines-flight-encounters-severe-turbulence

A passenger died and several others were injured today when a Singapore Airlines flight from London to Singapore encountered severe turbulence, forcing an emergency landing in Thailand....

9. Outrage as police car seen parked in handicapped spot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/outrage-as-police-car-seen-parked-in-handicapped-spot

A photo posted on the Facebook page "The GAROS of the Day" showing a police car parked in a handicapped spot has sparked public outrage....

10. Iran president and foreign minister die in helicopter crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-president-and-foreign-minister-die-in-helicopter-crash

Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi has died in a helicopter crash in foggy weather in the mountains near the border with Azerbaijan, Iranian state media has reported. Foreign minister Hossein Amir-abdollahian was among those killed....

11. Little penguins dwindle to 120 amid port development threats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/little-penguins-dwindle-to-120-amid-port-development-threats

A once-thriving population of little penguins on a tourist island off Perth’s coast has plummeted to no more than 120 birds, with plans to build a container port in nearby foraging grounds further threatening the survival of the colony....

12. King Charles' modern portrait revealed after coronation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/king-charles-modern-portrait-revealed-after-coronation

King Charles' inaugural portrait, revealed on Tuesday following his coronation in May 2023, presents a striking blend of tradition and contemporary artistry....

13. Biden approves over $1 billion in arms for Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-approves-over-$1-billion-in-arms-for-israel

The Biden administration has told key lawmakers it would send more than $1 billion in additional arms and ammunition to Israel......

14. Chinese president's visits to Serbia and Hungary yield new economic deals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-president-s-visits-to-serbia-and-hungary-yield-new-economic-deals

When Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Hungary last week, he arrived to one of the few places in the European Union where his country is considered......

15. Hezbollah leader calls for migrant boat access to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hezbollah-leader-calls-for-migrant-boat-access-to-cyprus

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah on Monday called on Lebanese authorities to allow migrant boats to head to Europe amid rising anti-Syrian sentiment and accusations that Western countries aim to confine refugees in Lebanon....

16. Putin picks economist Belousov as defense chief, Shoigu switches gears

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-picks-economist-belousov-as-defense-chief-shoigu-switches-gears

Russian President Vladimir Putin tapped a civilian economist as his surprise new defence minister on Sunday in an attempt to gird Russia for economic war by trying to better utilise the defence budget and harness greater innovation to win in Ukraine....

17. Pope Francis urges Italians to increase birth rates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-francis-urges-italians-to-increase-birth-rates

Pope Francis pressed his campaign Friday to urge Italians to have children, calling for long-term policies to help families and warning that the country’s demographic crisis was threatening the future. ...

18. Electrocution of vultures sparks concern

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/electrocution-of-vultures-sparks-concern

Environmental groups and wildlife experts are upset about vultures getting electrocuted in Cyprus. They're urging the EAC to do something about it....

19. Solar storm threatens earth's power and internet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/solar-storm-threatens-earth-s-power-and-internet

A rare warning has been issued over a solar storm that could affect Earth’s power supplies and knock out the internet....

20. Pro-Palestinian protesters flood Malmo streets over Israel's Eurovision presence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pro-palestinian-protesters-flood-malmo-streets-over-israel-s-eurovision-presence

Not everyone in Malmo was welcoming the Eurovision Song Contest to town....

21. FT: TikTok leads fight against fake videos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ft-tiktok-leads-fight-against-fake-videos

TikTok is pioneering a new approach to combat the spread of disinformation and deepfakes on social media platforms. In a move to enhance transparency...

22. Firefighters continue to battle raging blaze in Agios Syla

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/firefighters-continue-to-battel-raging-blaze-in-agios-syla

A fire that broke out yesterday afternoon in the industrial area of Agios Syla in Limassol has prompted aerial water drops since the first light of day....

23. Inferno engulfs Agios Syla industrial zone forcing evacuations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inferno-engulfs-agios-syla-industrial-zone-forcing-evacuations

A fierce fire erupted Thursday afternoon in the industrial district of Agios Syla, escalating beyond containment. ...

24. Biden halts weapon shipment to Israel over Rafah invasion concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-halts-weapon-shipment-to-israel-over-rafah-invasion-concerns

US President Joe Biden’s administration paused a shipment of weapons to Israel last week in opposition to apparent moves by the Israelis to invade the southern Gaza city of Rafah, a senior administration official has said....

25. Vera Tukolukova clinches silver and bronze for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vera-tukolukova-clinches-silver-and-bronze-for-cyprus

Cypriot athlete Vera Tukolukova has won one silver (ribbon) and two bronze medals (clubs and hoop) at the 2024 European Cup in Rhythmic Gymnastics in Baku....

26. Councilor claims vehicle vandalism in pre-election turmoil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/councilor-claims-vehicle-vandalism-in-pre-election-turmoil

Savvas Kyriakou, a Municipal Councilor from Dromolaxia, has filed a complaint with authorities alleging an attack against him and damage to his vehicle....

27. China's leader targets Hungary, Serbia for investments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-s-leader-targets-hungary-serbia-for-investments

Chinese leader Xi Jinping will spend most of his five-day tour in Europe this week in two small countries in the continent’s eastern half, a region that Beijing has used as a foothold for its expanding economic ambitions in Europe....

28. Few coal plants to survive stricter US regulations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-predict-few-coal-plants-to-survive-stricter-us-regulations

New climate rules imposed by Joe Biden’s administration requiring huge cuts in carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants will accelerate the decline of an industry that until recently provided most of America’s power, experts say, potentially even dealing a death blow to coal in the US....

29. Christodoulides and Sunak discuss humanitarian aid and regional affairs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-and-sunak-discuss-humanitarian-aid-and-regional-affairs

Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides engaged in a telephone conversation with UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Tuesday, discussing various pressing issues including the delivery of humanitarian aid to Gaza via a maritime corridor from Cyprus, regional developments, the migration crisis, and updates on the Cyprus issue....

30. AstraZeneca faces lawsuits over vaccine's rare blood-clotting risk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/astrazeneca-faces-lawsuits-over-vaccine-s-rare-blood-clotting-risk

AstraZeneca has admitted that its COVID-19 vaccine could cause a rare but deadly blood-clotting condition, potentially exposing the UK pharmaceutical......

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