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1. 60 Cyprus relics to be repatriated from Germany

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/60-cyprus-relics-to-be-repatriated-from-germany

The long-running case involving Turkish antiquities smuggler Aydin Dikmen reached its conclusion Tuesday with an agreement signed for the repatriation of 24 ecclesiastical relics and 36 prehistoric and other antiquities to Cyprus by June 20....

2. SYRIZA leader plans Greek wedding on Crete following New York ceremony

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syriza-leader-plans-greek-wedding-on-crete-following-new-york-ceremony

Main opposition SYRIZA leader Stefanos Kasselakis and his husband, Tyler McBeth, have announced that their Greek wedding will take place at the end of August on Crete. ...

3. US criticizes Turkey for conversion of Chora church into mosque

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-criticizes-turkey-for-conversion-of-chora-church-into-mosque

The US Department of State is aware of Turkey’s conversion of another historical Byzantine church into a mosque, and urges the government to “respect” the “diverse histories” of heritage sites that have hosted different religious communities. ...

4. The hotspots where Cypriots are headed to this Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-hotspots-where-cypriots-are-headed-to-this-easter

The Easter festive period can actually be described as the vanguard of the summer holidays for Cypriots who choose to holiday outside Cyprus. ...

5. From China's cultural revolution to Cyprus' church scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-china-s-cultural-revolution-to-cyprus-church-scandal

In the classic science fiction novel ''The Three-Body Problem,'' the traumatic experience of a Chinese astrophysicist during the Cultural Revolution becomes the catalyst for humanity's first contact with extraterrestrial beings....

6. Bishop Isaiah of Tamassos faces Church inquiry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bishop-isaiah-of-tamassos-faces-church-inquiry

The decision by the Synodal Court to expand the scope of investigations into moral offenses allegedly committed by monks of the Monastery of Saint Abbacum brings a new dimension to the scandal shaking the Church....

7. First Catholic bishop to be ordained in Cyprus in 500 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-catholic-bishop-to-be-ordained-in-cyprus-in-500-years

The first Catholic Bishop will be ordained on Saturday, 16 March, in Cyprus after five centuries, following the decision of Pope Francis with the appointment of Monsignor Bruno Varriano,...

8. Greek lawmakers in Corfu ostracized over same-sex marriage vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-lawmakers-in-corfu-ostracized-over-same-sex-marriage-vote

In a heightened response from the Orthodox Church of Greece, backlash against the recent law legalizing same-sex civil marriage intensified on Tuesday. ...

9. Greek Independence Day to gauge church's stance on same-sex marriage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-independence-day-to-gauge-church-s-stance-on-same-sex-marriage

Greece’s Independence Day on March 25 and Greek Orthodox Easter on May 3 will serve as a barometer of the Church’s response to legislation passed by Parliament institutionalizing same sex marriage....

10. Lawmakers debate landmark same-sex marriage bill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawmakers-debate-landmark-same-sex-marriage-bill

In an ironic twist, Greek lawmakers began a heated debate on Valentine's Day over a landmark bill proposing the legalization of same-sex marriage. If approved, Greece would become the first Orthodox Christian country to legalize such unions....

11. Mount Athos monasteries oppose U.S. Archbishop's visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mount-athos-monasteries-oppose-u-s-archbishop-s-visit

In a formal letter addressed to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, all the monasteries of Mount Athos expressed their opposition to a planned visit by Archbishop Elpidophoros of America during the third ten days of January....

12. ''Shine your light''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shine-your-light

Several European cities share similarities in building architecture, with central squares capturing visitors' attention. However, each city, including capital cities, boasts a unique history reflected in its grand structures, cathedrals, and fortifications erected primarily for population protection....

13. An 'eye for an eye' and the elimination of terrorism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/an-eye-for-an-eye-and-the-elimination-of-terrorism

Since October 7, we've been witnessing the war between Israel and Hamas live, minute by minute, on our screens. Unfortunately, it's not a film....

14. Airstrikes, rockets, and buildings claim over 3,600 child lives in Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/airstrikes-rockets-and-buildings-claim-over-3-600-child-lives-in-gaza

The murders of Alexis Mavromichalis (Alexoui) and Thanasis Kalogeropoulos present a challenging puzzle for investigators. They are grappling with a wealth of information related to the open conflicts involving the victims. ...

15. Explosion rocks ancient St. Porphyrius Church in Gaza City

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/explosion-rocks-ancient-st-porphyrius-church-in-gaza-city

An explosion rocked the grounds of one of the world's oldest churches, the St. Porphyrius Greek Orthodox Church in Gaza City, on Thursday evening while numerous Palestinian families sought refuge on the premises....

16. Reviving the Greek diaspora

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/reviving-the-greek-diaspora

The active Greek diaspora in the United States is dwindling and this needs to be stopped. Proponents of the generation that played such an important role after the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974 have either stopped participating actively in public life or have passed away....

17. Amman to welcome President in official visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/amman-to-welcome-president-in-official-visit

President of the Republic, Nikos Christodoulides pays a visit to Amman on Tuesday and will hold talks with King Abdullah II of Jordan....

18. Larnaca - Piraeus ferry ready to set sail in ten days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-piraeus-ferry-ready-to-set-sail-in-ten-days

In ten days, on July 29, the Larnaca - Piraeus ferry line is set to launch, and the demand has surged, with the Daleela ferry already fully booked. According to Deputy Minister of Shipping, Marina Hadjimanoli, who spoke on the show "Διασπορά Ειδήσεων" on SPOR FM,...

19. Rhodes: Greek priest arrested for anointing tourist's genitals with holy oil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rhodes-greek-priest-arrested-for-anointing-tourist-s-genitals-with-holy-oil

A priest was arrested on the Greek island of Rhodes earlier this week after a tourist claimed he anointed his genitals, a local outlet reports....

20. US State Department highlights religious freedom issues in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-state-department-highlights-religious-freedom-issues-in-cyprus

The US State Department's 2022 Report on International Religious Freedom for Cyprus sheds light on various issues concerning religious freedom on the island. ...

21. Kaili to go home after denying all charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kaili-to-go-home-after-denying-all-charges

Greek MEP Eva Kaili, the former European Parliament vice president accused of corruption, is said to be released from custody while still facing charges, with her lawyers saying he would not admit to crimes she did not commit...

22. Greek and Turk connect over tombstone in Istanbul

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-and-turk-connect-over-tombstone-in-istanbul

Kerem Soyyilmaz knew very little about the 1923 population exchange between Greece and Turkey but felt such a strong urge to investigate after discovering in the summer of 2017 a marble slab with an inscription in Greek...

23. Easter holiday boosts air travel in Cyprus by 26%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/easter-holiday-boosts-air-travel-in-cyprus-by-26

April will kick off the summer tourist season with satisfactory arrivals and hotel occupancies for the Easter period. Since last week, demand for travel has started to rise from foreign tourists, ...

24. Energy in focus: Greece, Cyprus, and Israel hold trilateral meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/energy-in-focus-greece-cyprus-and-israel-hold-trilateral-meeting

Foreign Ministers of Cyprus Constantinos Kombos, Greece Nikos Dendias and Israel Eli Cohen, who met on Friday in Nicosia, pointed out the importance of the trilateral energy cooperation and its contribution to the stability in the region....

25. Cyprus and Israel thankful for mutual support

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-israel-thankful-for-mutual-support

The relations between Cyprus and Israel will flourish even more, Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen who arrived Thursday on the island ahead of a tripartite meeting between Cyprus, Israel and Greece said, also noting that Cyprus is a safe place for Israelis...

26. Cliff death boyfriend walks free after police backtrack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cliff-death-boyfriend-vindicated-after-police-backtrack

A man who reported the cliff death of his girlfriend but became suspect based on a controversial forensic report walked free on Friday, after official results of a second autopsy rejected the investigators’ premeditated murder theory and stirred up debate on how Cyprus Police investigate cases...

27. Bartholomew says Russian Church shares blame in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bartholomew-says-russian-church-shares-blame-in-ukraine

The spiritual head of the world's Orthodox Christians said on Wednesday that Russia's powerful Orthodox Church shared responsibility for the conflict in Ukraine but that he stood ready to help in Russia's postwar 'spiritual regeneration'...

28. Judge takes shot in the dark in cliff death case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-takes-shot-in-the-dark-in-cliff-death-case

A judge in Paphos ordered a man to remain in police custody for three additional days in connection with the cliff death of a Ukrainian woman at a famous scenic location, despite police saying they were still waiting on a second autopsy to clarify charges...

29. Cliff death case draws the big guns of forensics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cliff-death-draws-the-big-guns-of-forensics

A private forensic pathologist will take part in a defense autopsy of a young Ukrainian woman, whose boyfriend insists her cliff death was an accident, despite initial objections by the Legal Department which has also tasked its own expert to lead the exam...

30. Lambradjia youths warn town to back off

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lambradjia-youths-warn-town-to-back-off

A safety initiative to curb illegal lambradjia bonfires on Greek Easter has been met with a resistance in a local community in Limassol, where delinquent youths have been ransacking homes in search of flammable wood...

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