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1. Turkey grapples with stray dog crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-grapples-with-stray-dog-crisis

Dogs rush over and greet Nilgul Sayar when she arrives by car to feed them in the countryside near Istanbul, one of many Turks with affection for Turkey’s estimated four million stray dogs, whose fate now lies in the government’s hands....

2. 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. ...

3. Cargo plane narrowly avoids major disaster in Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cargo-plane-narrowly-avoids-major-disaster-in-turkey

A Boeing 767 cargo plane has narrowly avoided a crash landing after its front landing gear failed. ...

4. Turkey blocks exports to Israel amid Gaza conflict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-blocks-exports-to-israel-amid-gaza-conflict

Turkey announced it's blocking exports of 54 different product categories to Israel until a ceasefire is declared in Gaza. This move comes as a response to Israel's military operations in Gaza....

5. Erdogan's worries mount as opposition claims victory in key cities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-s-worries-mount-as-opposition-claims-victory-in-key-cities

There's a palpable sense of satisfaction among the opposition, resonating with a significant portion of the populace, following Sunday's electoral outcome in Istanbul and other major Turkish cities....

6. Erdogan's fate hangs in the balance as local elections loom

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-s-fate-hangs-in-the-balance-as-local-elections-loom

In a pivotal moment for Turkey, millions of voters are scheduled to participate in local elections on Sunday, March 31st, marking a crucial test for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's popularity and the political landscape of the nation. ...

7. Ankara calls for recognition of Turkish Cypriot rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-calls-for-recognition-of-turkish-cypriot-rights

ISTANBUL – TURKEY'S FIRM STANCE ON CYPRUS: Turkish Vice President, Cevdet Yilmaz, made a bold statement regarding Turkey's position on Cyprus......

8. Erdogan gambles all in bid to retake Istanbul in municipal elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/erdogan-gambles-all-in-bid-to-retake-istanbul-in-municipal-elections

Recep Tayyip Erdogan is playing all his cards to regain Istanbul in the municipal elections on March 31. On Friday, he attempted to rally his supporters and persuade those who were not convinced to vote for his party's candidate, implying that these would be his "last elections."...

9. Tragic incidents shake Istanbul as recent suicides raise concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tragic-incidents-shake-istanbul-as-recent-suicides-raise-concerns

Shocking images made the rounds of the Turkish media, with 54-year-old Eleni Bulunda committing suicide in the Beilıkcuzu area, a suburb of Istanbul, on Monday afternoon (15/01) by jumping from the roof of a shopping mall....

10. European warrants tie four lawyers to E/C property sales

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-warrants-tie-four-lawyers-to-e-c-property-sales

In a significant legal development, the Republic of Cyprus has issued arrest warrants through Europol for four lawyers in the occupied territories, as reported by Yeni Bakis....

11. Turkey bans hit TV series over values clash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-bans-hit-tv-series-over-values-clash

In a controversial move, Turkey's broadcasting regulator, RTUK, enforced a two-week ban on the hit series ''Kizil Goncalar'' (Crimson Buds), citing conflicts with ''society's national and spiritual values.''...

12. What about the day after in Gaza? What about the days before?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/what-about-the-day-after-in-gaza-what-about-the-days-before

A colleague of mine asked me the other day a very interesting question. Let's assume, he said, that Israel does manage to destroy Hamas somehow. What's the use? Will it not be revived otherwise in a few years time?...

13. Erdogan predicts war crimes trial for Netanyahu over Gaza offensive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-predicts-war-crimes-trial-for-netanyahu-over-gaza-offensive

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan asserted on Monday that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would eventually face trial as a war criminal for Israel's ongoing offensive in the Gaza Strip, according to a Reuters report today....

14. Government achieves historic 50% drop in asylum applications

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-achieves-historic-50-drop-in-asylum-applications

There is a 50% reduction in the period March-October 2023 in new asylum applications compared to the 2022 corresponding period, the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday, noting at the same time that for the first time, the overall balance of arrivals-returns presents a positive picture, and Cyprus is now ranking in the first places among European states in absolute numbers of returns....

15. Hagia Sophia to charge tourist visitors in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hagia-sophia-to-charge-tourist-visitors-in-2024

In a move that is raising eyebrows and sparking debate, the Turkish government is set to impose entry fees at the Hagia Sophia mosque in Istanbul, a decision announced by the Turkish Minister of Culture and Tourism, Mehmet Nouri Ersoy....

16. Celestyal Cruises unveils largest fleet gem ''Celestyal Journey'' in Limassol port

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/celestyal-cruises-unveils-largest-fleet-gem-celestyal-journey-in-limassol-port

Celestyal Cruises presented its largest fleet jewel, the "Celestyal Journey," at Limassol Port this Wednesday. The vessel has been part of the routes that commenced last September, scheduled to continue until June 2024, with the exceptions of January and February....

17. Protesters clash with police over Gaza hospital tragedy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-clash-with-police-over-gaza-hospital-tragedy

Protests have ignited around the Middle East following an explosion at a hospital in Gaza which killed at least 500 people....

18. Pseudostate promoting tourism aimed at Balkan states

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/pseudostate-promoting-tourism-aimed-at-balkan-states

In the realm of foreign tourism promotion and marketing, the pseudostate actively participated in the inaugural Istanbul Balkan Tourism Exchange Exhibition (IBTB Istanbul) from September 20 to 22....

19. Hagia Sophia to undergo massive restoration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hagia-sophia-to-undergo-massive-restoration

The Turkish government has decided to start long-term maintenance and repairs of the former Orthodox Christian cathedral of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, which was converted into a mosque, after scientists discovered significant damage both inside and outside the 6th century Byzantine monument....

20. Erdogan's son-in-law spotted aboard US Military Vessel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-s-son-in-law-spotted-aboard-us-military-vessel

The son-in-law of the Turkish president and self-proclaimed entertainer, who comes from a family business but also made his own way, is a conservative supporter of Ottoman tradition and a pioneer. ...

21. Is Poland upset with Ukraine?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/is-poland-upset-with-ukraine

The eastern flank of the European Union — particularly Poland — continues to play a crucial role in helping Ukraine fight against Russia’s invasion. A recent diplomatic squabble over grain imports, compounded by historical issues, puts the once-stable footing at risk....

22. ACI world's top 10 European airports that never sleep

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aci-world-s-top-10-european-airports-that-never-sleep

Airports Council International (ACI World) has published the latest World Airport Traffic Dataset, revealing the top European airports that have experienced the most traffic out of 2,600 airports across more than 180 countries....

23. European leaders standing firm against Erdogan's tactics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-leaders-standing-firm-against-erdogan-s-tactics

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. ...

24. Europe dominates 7/10 searched summer getaways

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-dominates-7-10-searched-summer-getaways

The European destinations continue to have the highest travel interest this summer, while Asia Pacific has experienced a surge in popularity, a recent research by Skift has revealed, showing the ten most searched destinations for travel in the summer of 2023 is led by Bangkok, Thailand....

25. Mossad and Cyprus foil Iran's terror cell targeting Jews

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mossad-and-cyprus-foil-iran-s-terror-cell-targeting-jews

The Mossad helped Cyprus crack an Iranian terror cell, according to sources on Sunday, 25th of June....

26. Cypriot authorities take action against exploitative practices by foreign workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-authorities-take-action-against-exploitative-practices-by-foreign-workers

The long-standing issue of domestic helpers and third-country workers taking advantage of Cypriot employers and authorities through deceitful tactics, with the aim of migrating to other European countries, has prompted the relevant departments of the Republic to implement stringent measures....

27. Bishop wants Holy Synod to decide on Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bishop-wants-holy-synod-to-decide-on-ukraine

An outspoken bishop in Cyprus says it is time for the Holy Synod to settle the issue of Ukraine through the 'majority rule' principle, calling on the Archbishop to hold a new vote to avoid a schism on the island...

28. Minister highlights progress in migration management efforts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-highlights-progress-in-migration-management-efforts

During a recent press conference on migration, Constantinos Ioannou, the Minister of Interior, discussed the current state of asylum applications and the return of irregular migrants to their countries of origin between March and May 2023. He emphasized the government's policies and measures to address these challenges....

29. Erdogan wins Turkish election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-wins-turkish-election

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won Turkey’s presidential election, defeating opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu in Sunday’s runoff vote and stretching his rule into a third decade...

30. Seized titanium en route to Iran

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seized-titanium-en-route-to-iran

Titanium rods and high-tech lathes, which are raw materials that can have civilian, commercial, but also military use, have been seized by customs officers at the port of Piraeus....

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