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1. Silia Kapsis soars to Eurovision grand final, represents Cyprus with pride

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/silia-kapsis-soars-to-eurovision-grand-final-represents-cyprus-with-pride

Silia Kapsis, the talented young singer representing Cyprus, stole the show in the first semi-final of the 68th Eurovision Song Contest....

2. Cyprus' media and language sector shrinks while EU expands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-media-and-language-sector-shrinks-while-eu-expands

The number of people working as authors, journalists or linguists in the EU increased by 9.1% in 2022 compared to 2017, while in Cyprus the number......

3. Cyprus lags in online book shopping

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-lags-in-online-book-shopping

Cyprus ranked lowest in the European Union for online purchases of printed or digital books, magazines, or newspapers in 2023, according to Eurostat data released on World Book Day. ...

4. EU champions ocean health with $3.71 billion investment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-champions-ocean-health-with-$3-71-billion-investment

The European Union will spend 3.5 billion euros ($3.71 billion) to protect the ocean and promote sustainability through a series of initiatives this year, the EU’s top environment official said on Tuesday. ...

5. Finland: 12-year old child fatally shoots classmate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finland-12-year-old-child-fatally-shoots-classmate

A 12-year-old child opened fire in a classroom at Viertolan Koulu school in Vantaa, Finland, killing one classmate and seriously injuring two others before being apprehended by police Tuesday....

6. Child suspect in Finnish school shooting, 3 children injured

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/child-suspect-in-finnish-school-shooting-3-children-injured

Three children were injured in a shooting at a primary school in Finland early on Tuesday, and a suspect, who was also a minor, was apprehended, Finnish police said....

7. Tractors block streets with beets and manure in EU protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tractors-block-streets-with-beets-and-manure-in-eu-protest

Farmers threw beets, sprayed manure at police and set hay alight on Tuesday as hundreds of tractors again sealed off streets close to the European Union headquarters, where agriculture ministers sought to ease a crisis that has led to months of protests across the 27-member bloc....

8. PwC: Slow progress in gender equality in the workplace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pwc-slow-progress-in-gender-equality-in-the-workplace

To mark International Women’s Day 2024, PwC has released two studies, the Women in Work Index and Inclusion Matters, finding that global progress on achieving gender parity at work continues at a sluggish rate....

9. US senators allow F-16 sale to Turkey despite concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-senators-allow-f-16-sale-to-turkey-despite-concerns

US senators declined on Thursday to block the sale of F-16s to Turkey, despite voicing deep disdain for Turkey’s conduct as an ally. They were upholding an unofficial bargain that Turks would get the fighter jets if they stopped blocking Sweden’s accession to NATO....

10. International study finds potential adverse effects from COVID vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/international-study-finds-potential-adverse-effects-from-covid-vaccines

A recent study examining nearly 100 million vaccinated individuals across eight countries reaffirmed the known links between COVID-19 vaccines and certain adverse effects....

11. Greece joins 28 nations in recognizing same-sex families

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-joins-28-nations-in-recognizing-same-sex-families

In a groundbreaking move, Greece has joined over 37 nations in granting recognition and equal rights to families with same-sex parents....

12. Cyprus' 3.7% greenhouse gas increase stands out in EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-3-7-greenhouse-gas-increase-stands-out-in-eu

In the third quarter of 2023, greenhouse gas emissions through economic activity had increased by 3.7% in Cyprus and decreased by 7.1%......

13. FT: Estonia PM on Russia's wanted list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ft-estonia-pm-on-russia-s-wanted-list

14. Growth in women's roles in science and engineering

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/growth-in-women-s-roles-in-science-and-engineering

Women made up 44% of the science and engineering workforce in Cyprus in 2022, a trend that aligns with the EU average of 41%, according to Eurostat data released on the UN's International Day of Women and Girls in Science....

15. University of Nicosia earns PRME Champion title for sustainability commitment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/university-of-nicosia-earns-prme-champion-title-for-sustainability-commitment

The University of Nicosia is proud to announce that it has been selected as a PRME Champion for the 2024-2025 cohort. This prestigious recognition is awarded by the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), a United Nations-supported initiative....

16. Cuellar's peacekeeping quest faces tough terrain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cuellar-s-peacekeeping-quest-faces-tough-terrain

Shortly after 9 am, the United Nations' fresh face, Maria-Angela Olguín Cuellar, descended upon the Presidential Palace, embarking on her inaugural rendezvous with President Christodoulides....

17. UNRWA faces EU investigation over Hamas attack allegations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unrwa-faces-eu-investigation-over-hamas-attack-allegations

The European Commission has urged the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) to grant permission for EU experts to conduct an urgent financial audit....

18. Nicosia ranks 17th in European Quality of Life

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-ranks-17th-in-european-quality-of-life-–-beats-athens-at-27th

A recent survey by the European Commission reveals that Nicosia residents are overwhelmingly satisfied with their quality of life, with 86% expressing contentment. ...

19. Germany's model links retirement age to life expectancy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-s-model-links-retirement-age-to-life-expectancy

The consequences of an aging population have for many years been a headache for many countries, including Greece, and have provoked opposition from many politicians and public opinion,...

20. Why Finland's education system is top ten tough

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/why-finland-s-education-system-is-top-ten-tough

A recent study by MastersDegree.net has identified Finland as having one of the most demanding education systems globally, following a 9-3-3 structure....

21. Cyprus ranks fourth in EU for cars per capita, exceeding average

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ranks-fourth-in-eu-for-cars-per-capita-exceeding-average

In 2022, Cyprus ranked as the country with the fourth-highest number of passenger cars per population, boasting 658 cars per 1000 inhabitants, significantly surpassing the EU average of 560 vehicles per 1000 inhabitants, according to Eurostat, the statistical service of the European Union....

22. Ever wonder how happy people are in Cyprus?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ever-wonder-how-happy-people-are-in-cyprus

Ever wonder how happy people are in Cyprus? Well, they recently gave their overall life satisfaction a score of 7.2 out of 10, according to Eurostat, the statistical service of the European Union. That's pretty close to the EU average, which stands at 7.1....

23. Finland and Sweden hit -40°C, breaking winter records

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finland-and-sweden-hit-40°c-breaking-winter-records

In an unprecedented turn of weather events, Finland and Sweden were plunged into the depths of winter as temperatures hit a bone-chilling minus 40 degrees Celsius, marking the coldest recorded temperatures of the season. ...

24. Life expectancy in Cyprus drops to 81.3 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/life-expectancy-in-cyprus-drops-to-81-3-years

Data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the European Union, reveals that life expectancy in Cyprus has declined to 81.3 years....

25. Britain's new ship to protect underwater cables

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-s-new-ship-to-protect-underwater-cables

Concerned by threats to underwater pipes and cables that connect it with Europe and the rest of the world, Britain this month formally dedicated a new and unusual surveillance ship called the RFA Proteus....

26. Netherlands tops global pension rankings with AI-driven excellence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netherlands-tops-global-pension-rankings-with-ai-driven-excellence

A new analysis, ranking 47 pension systems across the world, has shed light on the growing impact of AI on pension systems....

27. Limassol International Book Fair returns for its second year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-international-book-fair-returns-for-its-second-year

The Limassol International Book Fair is back for its second edition, and it's set to captivate book enthusiasts from November 17 to 19 at Lanitis Carob Mills in Limassol. ...

28. Cyprus sees 22.1% surge in commercial flights in September 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-22-1-surge-in-commercial-flights-in-september-2023

In a promising turn for the aviation industry, Cyprus experienced a remarkable upswing in commercial flights in September 2023. Data gathered by Eurocontrol and published by Eurostat, the EU's statistical service, unveiled a 22.1% increase in the number of flights compared to September 2022. ...

29. New senate chairman eyes Turkey's F-16 deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-senate-chairman-eyes-turkey-s-f-16-deal

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s new chairman on Thursday said he would look at Turkey’s $20 billion Lockheed Martin F-16 fighter jet deal and that more issues than Sweden’s ascension to NATO would affect the decision on lifting his predecessor’s longstanding hold....

30. Deputy Minister Koumis paves way for more seats to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deputy-minister-koumis-paves-way-for-more-seats-to-cyprus

Deputy Minister of Tourism Kostas Koumis had important contacts in recent days in Stockholm and Helsinki, with the aim of increasing the number of air seats offered to our country for the next year....

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