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1. Cyprus leads Europe in prison overcrowding

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-europe-in-prison-overcrowding

Cyprus leads Europe in prison overcrowding and the percentage of female inmates, according to the Council of Europe’s Annual Penal Statistics on Prison Populations (SPACE I) for 2023, released Thursday....

2. Greece anticipates bumper olive oil harvest despite price fluctuations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/greece-anticipates-bumper-olive-oil-harvest-despite-price-fluctuations

Estimates from Greece suggest a promising outlook for olive oil production this year, with anticipation building for a potentially fruitful harvest, although definitive conclusions remain pending for about a month....

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. WHO-Led European Health Summit convenes in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-led-european-health-summit-convenes-in-limassol

Health and Deputy Health Ministers from 13 European states, including Malta, Luxembourg, Andorra, San Marino, Iceland, Monaco, Montenegro, Latvia, Estonia, Slovenia, Moldova, North Macedonia, and Cyprus...

5. Cold spell expected to hit Greece by Saturday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cold-spell-expected-to-hit-greece-by-saturday

With low temperatures on Wednesday, a new cold spell will peak on Saturday without many extreme phenomena, according to meteorologists. ...

6. One to three-star hotels dominate Greece’s accommodations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/one-to-three-star-hotels-dominate-greece-s-accommodations

Three in four Greek hotels belong in lower categories of one to three stars, representing 50% of the country’s total capacity in terms of rooms, according to data from the Institute of Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP) of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels....

7. Which European country bears the brunt of energy costs?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/which-european-country-bears-the-brunt-of-energy-costs

The pre-tax prices of electricity and natural gas soared after Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine, but they're now on the decline. Although slightly higher than the second half of 2022, the final prices for customers, including taxes, reached their peak in the first half of 2023....

8. Aegean Airlines expands winter routes for '23-'24 season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aegean-airlines-expands-winter-routes-for-23-24-season

Aegean Airlines is set to offer its largest-ever route program for the upcoming winter season, introducing 18 new routes to 14 different countries. ...

9. Europe grapples with alarming air pollution crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-grapples-with-alarming-air-pollution-crisis

Europe is currently in the throes of a severe public health emergency, marked by dangerously high levels of air pollution prevalent across nearly all regions of the continent. ...

10. A closer look at the Greek-Turkish dynamic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/a-closer-look-at-the-greek-turkish-dynamic

The public discourse is inundated with discussions for and against the evolving Greek-Turkish rapprochement. Strangely, there are few references to the Cyprus issue, which has continuously occupied Greek foreign policy since the 1950s....

11. The missing piece in Greek-Turkish diplomacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-missing-piece-in-greek-turkish-diplomacy

The public discourse has been flooded with commentaries in favor or against the ongoing efforts for a Greek-Turkish rapprochement....

12. Christodoulides to confer with EU Commission Chief in NYC

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-to-confer-with-eu-commission-chief-in-nyc

Cyprus President, Nikos Christodoulides, will meet on Monday in New York with the President of the European Commission Ursula Von der Leyen who is in New York for the 78th UN General Assembly....

13. New Omicron vaccines to arrive in US and Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-omicron-vaccines-to-arrive-in-us-and-greece

Updated vaccines targeting the Omicron subvariant of the coronavirus are expected in the United States in late September and in Greece by mid-fall, Theodora Psaltopoulou, a professor of epidemiology at the University of Athens, told the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (AMNA). ...

14. Turkey's stance legitimizes illegal invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-s-stance-legitimizes-illegal-invasion

Since the illegal Turkish invasion of the island in 1974 Turkey preserves its provocative and aggressive stance wanting to legitimize the unjust assault, Defense Minister Michalis Giorgallas has said....

15. Animal rescues amidst devastating wildfires as over 300 saved, but losses also reported

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/animal-rescues-amidst-devastating-wildfires-as-over-300-saved-but-losses-also-reported

More than 300 cats, dogs, farm animals and horses have been rescued from the East Attica wildfires that flared up on Monday, an Interior Ministry official said on Tuesday, while animal protection groups reported that dozens also perished as the blazes tore through fields, farms, yards and animal shelters....

16. Greek coast guard defends hesitation in boat disaster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-coast-guard-defends-hesitation-in-boat-disaster

Greek port authority officials told Kathimerini that an attempt was made to moor the overcrowded fishing vessel several hours before it sank on Wednesday night off the southern coast of Greece in one of Europe’s worst migrant disasters, killing dozens and with hundreds still missing...

17. Cyprus unemployment higher than EU average

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-unemployment-higher-than-eu-average

In 2022, the unemployment rate of people aged 15-74 in Cyprus was 6.8%, a little higher than the EU average (6.2%), according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU, with data recording a large variation across the EU’s NUTS 2 regions. The unemployment rate among the young was also above the EU average in Cyprus....

18. Davis Cup playoffs return to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/davis-cup-playoffs-return-to-cyprus

The Cypriot Davis Cup Team will fight in Cyprus for qualification at the European Zone Group B promotion play-offs....

19. Cyprus joins war against fake news

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/association-of-balkan-news-agencies-southeastern-europe-sign-declaration-to-combat-fake-news

The members of the Association of Balkan News Agencies - Southeastern Europe, headquartered in Sofia, signed a declaration pledging to combat fake news in Thessaloniki on Monday, hosted by Athens-Macedonian News Agency...

20. Many dead after trains collide in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/many-dead-after-trains-collide-in-greece

A passenger train in Greece carrying hundreds of people collided with an oncoming freight train in a fiery wreck in the country’s north early Wednesday, killing 32 and injuring at least 85...

21. Nuland and Blinken congratulated Christodoulides on Twitter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nuland-and-blinken-congratulated-christodoulides-on-twitter

US Undersecretary of State Victoria Nuland, known for her handling of the Cyprus issue on behalf of the State Department, congratulated the new President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Christodoulides, in a tweet quoting the corresponding congratulatory message from US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken....

22. Presidential candidate wants Cyprus in NATO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-candidate-wants-cyprus-in-nato

Cypriot presidential candidate Averof Neophytou says NATO membership would be a 'natural development' for the Republic of Cyprus, a divided island that continues to raise tensions between the western alliance’s members Greece and Turkey...

23. Suicides in Greece up by 25% in the last two years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suicides-in-greece-up-by-25-in-the-last-two-years

The number of people committing suicide in Greece in 2022 increased by almost 25% relative to 2020, according to the annual suicide data reported and analyzed by the Suicide Observatory Klimaka....

24. 47,700 young Europeans to be granted free travel tickets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/47-700-young-europeans-to-be-granted-free-travel-tickets

DiscoverEU, which is an action of the Erasmus+ program that gives youngsters a chance to travel throughout Europe for free, has announced that a total of 47,700 tickets will be given to European youngsters at the end of this winter....

25. Austria to EU: Deport refugees to Rwanda pending asylum approval

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austria-to-eu-deport-refugees-to-rwanda-pending-asylum-approval

The Austrian Interior Minister, Gerhard Karner, has called for the EU to establish asylum procedures in safe third countries, similar to models that Denmark and the United Kingdom have agreed to operate....

26. New European Newsroom comprised of 18 news agencies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-european-newsroom-comprised-of-18-news-agencies

A total of 18 news agencies from all over Europe are participating in the European Newsroom initiative, which was formally launched on Tuesday in Brussels....

27. Metsola: 'Europe's bloc is made stronger by the discovery of so much natural gas in your country'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/metsola-europe-s-bloc-is-made-stronger-by-the-discovery-of-so-much-natural-gas-in-your-country

In anticipation of Roberta Metsola's visit to Cyprus on September 9th, Kathimerini's George Kakouris sits down with the European Parliament President and gets her take on the Cyprus problem, recently discovered natural gas reserves and the issue behind Cyprus' "golden passport" scandal....

28. Broken fortress discovered under 'mega-monument' burial mound in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/broken-fortress-discovered-under-mega-monument-burial-mound-in-cyprus

Archaeologists excavating an enormous ancient burial mound in Cyprus have uncovered an even older structure hidden beneath it: a rampart, or part of a defensive wall, according to a statement from the Department of Antiquities Cyprus....

29. Cyprus still in the mix as EU probes Greek spyware

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-still-in-the-mix-as-eu-probes-greek-spyware

Cypriot Deputy Attorney General Savvas Angelides has fired back at allegations over a conflict of interest in an alleged cover-up involving Israeli-made malware, as Nicosia and other EU capitals have been feeling pressure to come clean following rumors of widespread unlawful surveillance...

30. Cypriot 'miracle worker' honored for his contribution to fetal medicine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-miracle-worker-honored-for-his-contribution-to-fetal-medicine

Kypros Nicolaides, the UK Cypriot pioneer Professor in Fetal Medicine at King’s College London, has been presented with Greece’s Gold Medal of the Order of the Phoenix by Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias....

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