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1. Navigating summer stalemates in the Cyprus conundrum

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Historically, there has never been a peak in the Cyprus problem during the summer. The last significant event in Crans-Montana occurred at the start of the season....

2. Navigating the next steps in the Cyprus issue

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The Cyprus problem is entering an intriguing phase following the UN Secretary General's Personal Envoy, Maria Angela Algin Quayar's, rounds of contacts - including three visits to Cyprus and diplomatic engagements in Greece, the UK, Turkey, Berlin, Paris, Brussels, and Moscow....

3. French say 'Non!' to English at 2024 Paris Olympics

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In a bold move reminiscent of a linguistic battlefield, French lawmakers have sounded the alarm against the encroachment of English in the upcoming 2024 Paris Olympics. With a resolution adopted on Thursday, the lower house of parliament fired a shot across the bow, urging all involved - from organizers to athletes and journalists - to uphold the French language....

4. Germany under fire for arms sales to Israel amid Gaza conflict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-under-fire-for-arms-sales-to-israel-amid-gaza-conflict

Germany will face a fresh call to revoke all arms sales to Israel on Thursday in a lawsuit that puts more pressure on Berlin amid a rising outcry about the scale of deaths and destruction in the war on Gaza....

5. Kyriakos Kouros assumes role as Cyprus' High Commissioner to the UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakos-kouros-assumes-role-as-cyprus-high-commissioner-to-the-uk

Ambassador Andreas Kakouris has assumed his duties as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' new Permanent Secretary....

6. Doctors' abortion refusal raises concerns

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A significant controversy emerged during today's session of the Human Rights Committee of the Parliament, shedding light on the refusal of six out of eight anesthesiologists at Makarios Hospital to participate in an abortion procedure, citing religious reasons. ...

7. Protests erupt worldwide over Navalny's death

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Hundreds of demonstrators, many Russian expatriates, took to the streets in various cities globally on Friday to denounce the demise of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny....

8. T/C's want incentives from G/C's to return to talks

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''I personally think there is flexibility in the positions expressed by the Turkish side" says British High Commissioner Irfan Siddiq, explaining that "they want to have the right to talk about a separate state...''...

9. Interior Minister highlights 75% reduction in African arrivals

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In bilateral meetings held in Geneva, Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou emphasized the shift from illegal to legal migration channels, as stated in a press release by the Interior Ministry on Friday. ...

10. Interior Minister considers plan with IOM to boost international workforce

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Interior Minister Constantinos Ioannou has conveyed to IOM (International Organization for Migration) Director General Amy Pope Cyprus' willingness to look into implementing a pilot programme to attract labour force from third countries....

11. Outcry erupts over treatment of Palestinian prisoners

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A series of videos aired by Israeli television networks, depicting numerous Palestinian detainees clad only in underwear and blindfolded, has ignited a social media storm of criticism....

12. UN expert slams western governments as ''paralysed'' in Gaza crisis

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A United Nations expert has accused Australia and other western governments of paralysis over the Israel-Gaza crisis, saying leaders are either “muttering inaudible words of condemnation” or staying silent in fear....

13. Zelenskyy's unspoken strategy for Ukraine's victory

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Ukraine's counteroffensive is still on track and will achieve its set goals by the end of the year, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said on Wednesday....

14. Israel demands 1.1 million to evacuate North Gaza

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In a harrowing turn of events, the Israel-Hamas conflict has reached a critical juncture. Israel has issued a startling demand, calling for the evacuation of all 1.1 million Palestinians in North Gaza, amounting to nearly half of the strip's population. ...

15. Over 10,000 reported dead in Libya floods

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Libya’s eastern city of Derna has buried 700 people killed in devastating flooding and 10,000 were reported missing as rescuers teams struggled to retrieve many more bodies from the horrific deluge, officials said Tuesday....

16. Peristeris makes history at FCI World Dog Show

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A skilled hunter hailing from Chania has captured the spotlight at the FCI Federation Cynologique Internationale World Dog Show 2023 in Geneva, garnering attention as a proud representative of Crete and Greece....

17. MFA probes reports of RoC land sale for planned marina

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mfa-probes-reports-of-roc-land-sale-for-planned-marina

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus is investigating reports about the transfer of plots of land belonging to the Republic of Cyprus to the so-called Ministry of Finance in the occupied areas, following a decision of the illegal regime's cabinet to construct a marina in Varosha....

18. European leaders standing firm against Erdogan's tactics

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is riding high after extorting Europe and forcing not only Sweden but also NATO to humiliate themselves as supplicants caving to extortion. ...

19. Uncovering hidden gems abroad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uncovering-hidden-gems-abroad

July is a month that many people eagerly await to enjoy their vacations....

20. Cypriot delegation pounded with human rights questions

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Cyprus’ law commissioner says her delegation received praise last week at a UN committee hearing in Geneva, but she also admitted that no country had a perfect record on human rights following a bombardment of questions on human rights...

21. Erdogan's controversial visit to the occupied areas

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Breaking from tradition, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan embarked on an unauthorized visit to the "TRNC" before his scheduled trip to Azerbaijan on June 13....

22. More than 330,000 people displaced in Sudan due to conflict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-330-000-people-displaced-in-sudan-due-to-conflict

Deadly conflicts in Sudan have displaced more than 330,000 people inside the country, while more than 100,000 have crossed the border to neighboring countries, the United Nations has announced....

23. Private jet flights in Europe reach record high in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/private-jet-flights-in-europe-reach-record-high-in-2022

A recent report from Greenspace on carbon dioxide emissions from private aviation in Europe has shown that private jet flights reached an all-time high in 2022, and emissions more than doubled compared to 2021....

24. Credit Suisse borrows more than $50 billion from Swiss National Bank

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/credit-suisse-borrows-more-than-$50-billion-from-swiss-national-bank

Credit Suisse’s shares soared 30% on Thursday after it announced it would move to shore up its finances by borrowing up to nearly $54 billion from the Swiss central bank, bolstering confidence as fears about the banking system moved from the U.S. to Europe....

25. Afghan women protest ban on female education

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Young Afghan women gathered outside Kabul University on Monday to protest the ruling Taliban’s ban on female education as their male peers returned to school for a new academic year and the United Nations heard the restriction may amount to a crime against humanity....

26. Iran: Poison attacks on schoolgirls spark protests

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Worried parents protested in Iran’s capital Tehran and other cities on Saturday over a wave of suspected poison attacks that have affected schoolgirls in dozens of schools, according to Iranian news agencies and social media videos....

27. The who's who of the Christodoulides government

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On Monday afternoon (27/02), Nikos Christodoulides, the country's new leader, unveiled his new administration. Read the detailed biographies of the individuals who make up the new government....

28. Turkey refuses Cyprus' offer for assistance and aid

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Turkey has refused the offer by the Republic of Cyprus to send a rescue team to help with post-earthquake efforts, according to the Director General of the Cypriot Ministry of Foreign Affairs Kornelios S. Korneliou....

29. First group of asylum seekers relocated to Germany from Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-group-of-asylum-seekers-relocated-to-germany-from-cyprus

Repatriation flights from Cyprus to Germany and France began at the end of December as part of the EU's support policy for Nicosia in the refugee crisis. ...

30. 'UN adopts equidistant stance, even when faced with violation of resolutions'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-adopts-equidistant-stance-even-when-faced-with-violation-of-resolutions

The UN, unfortunately, adopts an equal-distance stance, even when faced with the violation of decisions, resolutions and defined scope and terms of reference specified to the Secretariat said Friday Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades. He also referred to recent statements by Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan which he described as provocative....

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