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1. North Korea and Russia promise to defend each other if attacked

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-korea-and-russia-promise-to-defend-each-other-if-attacked

North Korea and Russia have signed a landmark defense pact, committing to provide immediate military assistance to each other if either country is attacked....

2. The top 25 airlines soaring above the rest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-top-25-airlines-soaring-above-the-rest

Qatar Airways has reclaimed its position as the world's best airline, according to AirlineRatings.com, after briefly slipping to second place in 2023. ...

3. Beluga whale trapped in Seoul skyscraper aquarium

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/beluga-whale-trapped-in-seoul-skyscraper-aquarium

In the heart of Seoul's bustling cityscape, Bella the beluga whale resides on the ground floor of the world's sixth-highest skyscraper, where she has spent a decade swimming aimlessly in a small, barren enclosure at the Aquarium of Another Life....

4. Funeral plans set for Raisi and officials after helicopter crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/funeral-plans-set-for-raisi-and-officials-after-helicopter-crash

Funeral ceremonies are set to begin on Tuesday for the late Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi following his death in a helicopter crash, as authorities probe what caused the aircraft to smash into the side of a remote mountainside during foggy weather on Sunday morning....

5. Xi and Putin reinforce alliance with joint critique of US actions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/xi-and-putin-reinforce-alliance-with-joint-critique-of-us-actions

China's President Xi Jinping and Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Thursday pledged a ''new era'' of partnership between their nations, presenting a united front against what they described as the United States' aggressive Cold War mentality and global destabilization efforts....

6. MoD breach exposes UK military personnel's names and bank details

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mod-breach-exposes-uk-military-personnel-s-names-and-bank-details

The Ministry of Defence has suffered a significant data breach and the personal information of UK military personnel has been hacked....

7. Global oil prices dip after Iran's attack on Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-oil-prices-dip-after-iran-s-attack-on-israel

Oil prices fell in early Asian trade after Iran's reprisal attack on Israel over the weekend....

8. Can high-speed trains boost birth rates in South Korea?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/can-high-speed-trains-boost-birth-rates-in-south-korea

In a bold move to combat its plummeting birth rates, South Korea has unveiled a groundbreaking initiative: the Great Train eXpress (GTX)....

9. South Korea launches first self-sailing container ship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/south-korea-launches-first-self-sailing-container-ship

South Korea's strides in maritime technology are showcased with the development of a groundbreaking container ship capable of autonomous navigation, marking a significant leap forward in the industry, ...

10. Leaked documents reveal extent of China's hacking operations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/leaked-documents-reveal-extent-of-china-s-hacking-operations

A significant data breach has exposed over 570 files and documents related to Chinese hacking activities, shedding light on the scale and effectiveness of China's cyber espionage operations....

11. Over 1,000 tons of discarded tires pile up across Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-1-000-tons-of-discarded-tires-pile-up-across-cyprus

Today, more than 1,000 tons of tires lie scattered in open spaces throughout Cyprus, posing a significant problem for the environment and public health....

12. 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....

13. Record 34.6% surge in vehicle registrations unveiled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/record-34-6-surge-in-vehicle-registrations-unveiled

In a gear-shifting revelation, Cyprus witnessed a remarkable 34.6% surge in vehicle registrations, hitting 45,494 in the period from January to December 2023, as reported by the Cyprus Statistical Service in their latest report titled ''Vehicle Registrations.'' ...

14. South Korea bans dog meat in landmark legislation that ends centuries-old practice

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/south-korea-bans-dog-meat-landmark-legislation-ends-centuries-old-practice

South Korea's parliament passed a bill on Tuesday to ban the eating and selling of dog meat, a move that will end the controversial centuries-old practice amid growing support for animal welfare....

15. Veganism: From fringe movement to global phenomenon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/veganism-from-fringe-movement-to-global-phenomenon

The launch of Burger King's Impossible Whopper in 2019 was a 'pinch me' moment for longtime vegan advocate Toni Vernelli....

16. Parasite actor Lee Sun-kyun found dead at 48 amid drug investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parasite-actor-lee-sun-kyun-found-dead-at-48-amid-drug-investigation

South Korean actor Lee Sun-kyun, renowned for his role in the Oscar-winning film Parasite, has been found dead at 48. Discovered unconscious in a car in a Seoul park, the cause of death remains unclear. ...

17. South Korea breaks with tradition, announcing plans to ban dog meat consumption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/south-korea-breaks-with-tradition-announcing-plans-to-ban-dog-meat-consumption

South Korea is set to ban eating dogs by 2027, according to the policy chief of the ruling People Power Party, Yu Eui-dong. At a meeting with government officials and animal rights activists, ...

18. Is Japan under threat? North Korea fires missile

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/is-japan-under-threat-north-korea-fires-missile

In a tense development on Tuesday, North Korea reportedly launched a ballistic missile, prompting an emergency alert in Japan....

19. A deep dive into food waste solutions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-deep-dive-into-food-waste-solutions

A third of all food produced is never eaten, meanwhile millions go hungry. What can be done? Here are six simple solutions to food waste....

20. War in Ukraine nears potential 'dirty deal' conclusion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/war-in-ukraine-nears-potential-dirty-deal-conclusion

Thomas Friedman, American political commentator, author and weekly columnist for The New York Times, tells Kathimerini that the ongoing war in Ukraine will probably be resolved with “a dirty deal” that will include the loss of a part of eastern Ukraine in exchange for Kyiv’s accession to NATO and the European Union....

21. Big Lotus stadium welcomes 12,000 athletes for Asian games

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/big-lotus-stadium-welcomes-12-000-athletes-for-asian-games

China’s leader Xi Jinping is to declare the Asian Games open at a lotus-shaped mega stadium in Hangzhou on Saturday....

22. Global investment giants converge in Cyprus for IIFA 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-investment-giants-converge-in-cyprus-for-iifa-2023

The 36th annual international conference of the International Investment Funds Association (IIFA), will take place in Cyprus, for the first time, on October 23-25. ...

23. US plane brings captives back home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-plane-brings-captives-back-home

The plane carrying five American citizens freed as part of a deal between the U.S. and Iran have now landed back home in the United States....

24. Ukraine's assault on Crimean shipyard wounds 24

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-s-assault-on-crimean-shipyard-wounds-24

A Ukrainian attack on a strategic shipyard early Wednesday in Russia-annexed Crimea wounded 24 people, damaged two ships undergoing repairs and caused a fire at the facility, Russian authorities reported....

25. Step up, weigh in! Korean Air weighs passengers for safety

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/step-up-weigh-in-korean-air-weighs-passengers-for-safety

Starting Monday, passengers flying on Korean Air may be asked to step on a scale before boarding their flight. ...

26. Tepco plant discharges radioactive water into Pacific

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tepco-plant-discharges-radioactive-water-into-pacific

Japan has begun discharging more than 1m tonnes of tainted water into the Pacific Ocean from the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in a move that has prompted China to announce an immediate blanket ban on all seafood imports from Japan and sparked anger in nearby fishing communities....

27. Japan to release treated radioactive water from Fukushima plant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/japan-to-release-treated-radioactive-water-from-fukushima-plant

After months of controversy and anticipation, Japan is set to begin releasing treated radioactive wastewater from its Fukushima nuclear plant later this week despite fierce objections from some countries....

28. Poland's big parade shows readiness

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/poland-s-big-parade-shows-readiness

Poland held its largest military parade in decades on Tuesday, in a flex of defensive muscle that comes as tensions rise on the border between the NATO nation and key Russian ally Belarus....

29. Russia-North Korea weapon deal may breach UN resolutions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-north-korea-weapon-deal-may-breach-un-resolutions

The United States stated today that Russia would violate UN resolutions if it reaches an agreement on weapons with North Korea, following Moscow and Pyongyang expressing support for enhanced cooperation....

30. Uncontrolled land sales in occupied territories raise concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uncontrolled-land-sales-in-occupied-territories-raise-concerns

Kudret Ozersai, Chairman of the People's Party of the "TRNC", has sounded an alarm over the potential danger posed by unregulated real estate sales via companies in the pseudo-state. Ozersai has demanded immediate transparency regarding the extent of land areas sold to foreigners....

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