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1. 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. ...

2. Ready to experience Cyprus' Easter? From Holy Light to Resurrection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ready-to-experience-cyprus-easter-from-holy-light-to-resurrection

As spring breathes new life into the world, Orthodox Christians embrace one of their most cherished and vibrant celebrations, Easter....

3. 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. ...

4. 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....

5. 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....

6. 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....

7. The surge of violence in the Middle East

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-surge-of-violence-in-the-middle-east

The latest escalation of conflict in the Middle East marks a pivotal moment in the ongoing Arab-Israeli dispute....

8. 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....

9. Turkey faces runoff election with Erdogan leading

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-faces-runoff-election-with-erdogan-leading

Turkey headed for a runoff vote after President Tayyip Erdogan led over his opposition rival Kemal Kilicdaroglu in Sunday's election but fell short of an outright majority to extend his 20-year rule of the NATO-member country...

10. Nicosia questions sanctions against ‘Russian enablers’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-questions-sanctions-against-‘russian-enablers

The Cyprus Bar Association is taking up the issue of new sanctions imposed by Washington and London, saying the latest measures against ‘Russian enablers’ unfairly target Cypriot firms’ past actions that were totally legal...

11. From chocolate bunnies to souvla

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-chocolate-bunnies-to-souvla

As an American Roman Catholic, I thought I had the whole Easter celebration thing down pat. I mean, I grew up with the Easter bunny and chocolate eggs, and I knew all about the Stations of the Cross and Good Friday services. ...

12. Holy light to arrive in Cyprus on Holy Saturday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/holy-light-to-arrive-in-cyprus-on-holy-saturday

The Holy Light is set to arrive in Cyprus from Jerusalem on Holy Saturday afternoon and will be distributed to remote areas across the island with the help of the Bank of Cyprus SupportCY volunteer corps and the United Bikers of Cyprus, according to a press release from the Bank of Cyprus....

13. 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...

14. 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, ...

15. 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....

16. 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...

17. 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...

18. Get ready to see lots of kites today this Green Monday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/get-ready-to-see-lots-of-kites-today-this-green-monday

In the Greek Orthodox Church, Kathara Deftera (Clean Monday) is the first day of Great Lent....

19. Pope wants common Easter date for Catholic and Orthodox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-wants-common-easter-date-for-catholic-and-orthodox

Both the Catholic and the Orthodox Churches have spoken about resolve to find a shared date for Easter, and it seems that this goal might be closer than ever....

20. Russians in Cyprus kept at bay in archbishop election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russians-in-cyprus-kept-at-bay-in-archbishop-election

Russians in Cyprus will not be part of the Orthodox plebiscite during a highly contested archbishopric election next month, following a decision by a Holy Synod quorum on Monday that ruled there was no time for foreigners to register to vote...

21. Stakes are high as Cyprus seeks new archbishop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stakes-are-high-as-cyprus-seeks-new-archbishop

The Holy Synod in Cyprus is gearing up for high-stakes elections after Archbishop Chrysostomos was laid to rest on Saturday, following a funeral service officiated by Ukraine-backer Bartholomew whose historic trip from Istanbul foreshadows a colossal dilemma of epic consequences for the island and the orthodox world at large...

22. Turkish Cypriots predict direct Russian flights to north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-predict-direct-russian-flights-to-north

Turkish media are citing information that Turkish Cypriots could be closer to getting direct flights between Russia and north Nicosia, an otherwise politically unworkable task due to the division of the island that has come under challenge in recent years...

23. Sleepy Greek port becomes US arms hub

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sleepy-greek-port-becomes-us-arms-hub

But the sleepy port of Alexandroupoli in northeastern Greece has taken on a central role in increasing the US military presence in Eastern Europe to contain Russian aggression. That flow has angered not only Russia but also neighboring Turkey, underlining how war in Ukraine is reshaping Europe’s economic and diplomatic relationships....

24. Covid curbs lifted in Greece ahead of summer season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-curbs-lifted-in-greece-ahead-of-summer-season

Greece lifted Covid-19 restrictions on Sunday for foreign and domestic flights, its civil aviation authority said, ahead of the summer tourism season that officials hope will see revenues bouncing back from the pandemic slump....

25. Illegal bangers overshadow Easter message

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-bangers-overshadow-easter-message

Local residents in the Republic of Cyprus were rattled as illegal bangers kept people and pets up all night during the Orthodox Easter tradition, with police reporting delinquent behavior, at least two amputations, several fire incidents under investigation...

26. Cyprus layers relaxations ahead of Greek Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-layers-relaxations-ahead-of-greek-easter

The President’s Cabinet in Nicosia has approved a further relaxation of measures, starting on Good Friday as people in Cyprus get ready for Orthodox Easter and going bolder next month...

27. Clock ticking for Mariupol on Holy Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clock-ticking-for-mariupol-on-holy-thursday

A top ally of President Vladimir Putin said Russian forces will seize the last main stronghold of resistance in the besieged city of Mariupol on Thursday, after Ukraine proposed talks on evacuating troops and civilians there...

28. Russia renews surrender deadline at Azovstal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-renews-surrender-deadline-at-azovstal

Russian troops gave Ukrainian fighters holding out in the basements of Azovstal a fresh ultimatum to surrender on Wednesday, as conflicting reports made it unclear whether unarmed civilians could also be inside in Mariupol’s steel plant...

29. Illegal fireworks wreak havoc in Cyprus neighborhoods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-fireworks-wreak-havoc-in-cyprus-neighborhoods

Police in Cyprus are doubling down on confiscating illegal fireworks during Orthodox Holy Week, but efforts focus on suppliers and not users that wreak havoc in quiet neighborhoods...

30. Bloodbath warnings as Ukraine awaits Orthodox Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bloodbath-warnings-as-ukraine-awaits-orthodox-easter

Moscow says Kiev is 'completing preparations for monstrous provocations' against Orthodox churches to blame it on Russians, as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky vows to push back the offensive in the Donbas region...

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