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1. Greece: Bishop says women who get raped 'want it'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-bishop-says-women-who-get-raped-want-it

An Orthodox bishop has been universally condemned for saying that women who are raped “want it.”...

2. Brazen robberies in broad daylight increase in London (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brazen-robberies-in-broad-daylight-increase-in-london-video

Knife-wielding moped robbers are exploiting the longer days and busier streets to target West End shoppers in a crimewave that has seen hundreds of designer watches stolen this year, police have warned....

3. Cyprus’ church wars over Ukraine quiet down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-church-wars-over-ukraine-quiet-down

Cyprus' Tamasos metropolitan bishop Isaiah, a top contender for the archbishopric throne who fell out of favor with Archbishop Chrysostomos, traveled to Istanbul this week with the primate’s blessing, a possible signal that the island’s ugly church split over Ukraine was drawing to a quiet close ahead of possible elections...

4. Cypriot priest reassigned after coup faux pas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-priest-reassigned-after-coup-faux-pas

Failure to commemorate a Greek Cypriot man killed by EOKA in 1973 lead to a local priest being reassigned this week, with the cleric saying it was an honest mistake but the relatives argue there was a sinister motive...

5. East-West orthodox split deepens in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/east-west-orthodox-split-deepens-in-cyprus

An interview with the Archbishop of Cyprus, who used unfavorable words for detractor bishops as well as the Patriarch of Moscow, is causing all sorts of reactions on the island where campaign drama is unfolding both in a highly contested presidential election and a looming replacement for head of church...

6. NYC subway station shooting leaves multiple wounded

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nyc-subway-station-shooting-leaves-multiple-wounded

The New York Police Department confirmed that a shooting took place at a Brooklyn subway station Tuesday morning during peak commuting hours for employees headed into Manhattan....

7. March 25: Magnificent parade in Syntagma (images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/march-25-magnificent-parade-in-syntagma-images

The parade at Syntagma in honor of Greece's national day was magnificent....

8. Ukraine crisis stains church elections in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-crisis-stains-church-elections-in-cyprus

A Cypriot theologian has blown the lid off the game of thrones in archbishopric elections on the island, suggesting anti-Russia agenda is behind efforts to take the vote away from believers who might favor a pro-Moscow candidate in order to task the Holy Synod with naming the winner...

9. US urges Canada to use federal powers to end bridge blockade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-urges-canada-to-use-federal-powers-to-end-bridge-blockade

The Biden administration urged Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government Thursday to use its federal powers to end the truck blockade by Canadians protesting the country’s COVID-19 restrictions, as the bumper-to-bumper demonstration forced auto plants on both sides of the border to shut down or scale back production....

10. UK government holds breath as it awaits ‘partygate’ report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-government-holds-breath-as-it-awaits-‘partygate-report

Prime Minister Boris Johnson braced for the conclusions of an investigation into allegations of lockdown-breaching parties, a document that could help him end weeks of scandal and discontent, or bring his time in office to an abrupt close....

11. UK’s Johnson faces lockdown-breach claims over garden party

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-s-johnson-faces-lockdown-breach-claims-over-garden-party

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced a wave of public and political outrage on Tuesday over allegations that he and his staff flouted coronavirus lockdown rules by holding a garden party in 2020 while Britons were barred by law from mingling outside the home....

12. Bishop’s defense rests case in rape trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bishop-s-defense-rests-case-in-rape-trial

Former Kition Bishop Chrysostomos pleaded not guilty to rape charges on Monday, with his signed unsworn testimony read in the courtroom during a closed session after he was previously found fit to stand trial...

13. Erdogan calls on Greek Istanbulites to return

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-calls-on-greek-istanbulites-to-return

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and others that he welcomes the return of Istanbulite Greeks back to their ancestral homes...

14. Bishop’s mental fitness raised before rape trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bishop-s-mental-fitness-raised-before-rape-trial

The lawyer for former Kition Bishop Chrysostomos, who has yet to be arraigned on rape charges, says his client is not mentally competent to stand trial, as more women speak out against the metropolitan...

15. Bishop vows to keep churches open

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bishop-vows-to-keep-churches-open

The Bishop of Morphou says he will keep churches in his diocese open to the public, contrary to the latest government measures, with the Metropolitan adding he is ready to face trial in a court of law...

16. Evaluating and learning from the pandemic response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/evaluating-and-learning-from-the-pandemic-response

The COVID-19 pandemic is testing the strengths and exposing the weaknesses of governments, defence, security forces and the private sector in their crisis preparedness and response. In order for future responses to be more robust and resilient, governments will need to understand how these actors collaborate and map leadership priorities...

17. Communion ritual unchanged in Orthodox Church despite virus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/communion-ritual-unchanged-in-orthodox-church-despite-virus

One by one, the children and adults line up for the centuries-old ritual of Holy Communion, trying to keep a proper social distance. The priest dips a spoon into the chalice of bread and wine, which the faithful believe is the body and blood of Christ, and puts it into the mouth of the first person in line....

18. Church services across the island suspended, President informs Archbishop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/church-services-across-the-island-suspended-president-informs-archbishop

Church services are included in the list of public gatherings of over 75 people that are to be suspended as part of ramped-up coronavirus protection measures, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou confirmed on Tuesday....

19. Russian church in the north under criticism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/story-on-north-s-russian-church-rocks-the-boat

A Russian Orthodox Church in the north has come under criticism with the Archbishop accusing the local priest of recusancy and embassy officials reiterating Moscow’s respect to the autocephalous Church of Cyprus...

20. Athens back among top 10 shipping hubs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/athens-back-among-top-10-shipping-hubs

The Greek capital’s shipping cluster is back among the top 10 global metropolitan centers, the annual report by the Baltic Exchange shows, though this was not thanks to shipping activity in Athens and Piraeus, but due to the development of the Port of Piraeus after its acquisition by China’s Cosco...

21. Final goodbye for slain mother and daughter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/final-goodbye-for-slain-mother-and-daughter

Two of seven slain victims in the serial killer case, a mother and a daughter from Romania, were buried together on Thursday following a state-funded funeral service in Nicosia...

22. Two ‘shipwreck hunters’ arrested in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-‘shipwreck-hunters-arrested-in-larnaca

Cyprus police have arrested two foreign nationals in connection with a suspected illegal search for antiquities underwater...

23. Kykkos Monastery and Greece agree on new Embassy building

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kykkos-monastery-and-greece-agree-on-new-embassy-building

24. UK murder suspect arrested in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-murder-suspect-arrested-in-the-north

A murder suspect has been arrested by Turkish Cypriot police in the north following a tip by Interpol, in connection with the fatal stabbing outside a gym in London...

25. White smoke over Metochi land transfer dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/white-smoke-over-metochi-land-transfer-dispute

There is white smoke over the Metochi land transfer dispute between Kykkos and the Greek government, following a bitter battle that even brought the foreign minister to Nicosia to testify in court...

26. Greece decides to expel Russian diplomats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-decides-to-expel-russian-diplomats

The Greek government has decided to expel two Russian diplomats, and ban the entry into Greece of two more, accusing them of intrusion into domestic affairs and illegal acts against Greece’s national security, Kathimerini has learned....

27. Korean-Hellenic ship forum to highlight ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/korean-hellenic-ship-forum-to-highlight-ties

The “Korean-Hellenic Maritime Cooperation Forum,” to be held on Wednesday, June 6, in the context of the Posidonia 2018 shipping fair next to Athens International Airport, is expected to draw quite a crowd and will highlight the long-standing cooperation between the two nations in the maritime sector....

28. Film producer Weinstein to surrender on sex assault charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/film-producer-weinstein-to-surrender-on-sex-assault-charges

Film producer Harvey Weinstein was expected to surrender to authorities in New York on Friday, months after he was toppled from Hollywood’s most powerful ranks by scores of women accusing him of sexual assault, a person familiar with the case said....

29. Motive behind Waffle House shooting eludes Nashville police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/motive-behind-waffle-house-shooting-eludes-nashville-police

The gunman, who began shooting outside the restaurant and then moved inside, aborted his attack and fled when a customer wrestled the rifle from him...

30. 'Violent scourge' on London streets as murder figures overtake New York

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/violent-scourge-on-london-streets-as-murder-figures-overtake-new-york

There were 15 murders in London in February against 14 in New York, according to London’s Metropolitan Police Service...

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