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1. 60 Cyprus relics to be repatriated from Germany

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/60-cyprus-relics-to-be-repatriated-from-germany

The long-running case involving Turkish antiquities smuggler Aydin Dikmen reached its conclusion Tuesday with an agreement signed for the repatriation of 24 ecclesiastical relics and 36 prehistoric and other antiquities to Cyprus by June 20....

2. Alexandros Jiang makes history in Paphos municipal elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alexandros-jiang-makes-history-in-paphos-municipal-elections

In a historic turn of events, Alexandros Jiang, a Cypriot citizen of Chinese descent, clinched an impressive 1279 votes, securing a position as Municipal Councilor in the Municipality of Paphos....

3. SYRIZA leader plans Greek wedding on Crete following New York ceremony

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syriza-leader-plans-greek-wedding-on-crete-following-new-york-ceremony

Main opposition SYRIZA leader Stefanos Kasselakis and his husband, Tyler McBeth, have announced that their Greek wedding will take place at the end of August on Crete. ...

4. 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. ...

5. 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....

6. 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. ...

7. From China's cultural revolution to Cyprus' church scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-china-s-cultural-revolution-to-cyprus-church-scandal

In the classic science fiction novel ''The Three-Body Problem,'' the traumatic experience of a Chinese astrophysicist during the Cultural Revolution becomes the catalyst for humanity's first contact with extraterrestrial beings....

8. Monk caught beating woman in shocking video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/monk-caught-beating-woman-in-shocking-video

Scandal continues to plague the Church of Cyprus as a video surfaced depicting a disturbing incident at the Holy Monastery of Saint Avakoum in Fterikoudi. In the footage brought to light by Sigma and the show "Protoselido," a monk can be seen physically assaulting a woman....

9. 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....

10. First Catholic bishop to be ordained in Cyprus in 500 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-catholic-bishop-to-be-ordained-in-cyprus-in-500-years

The first Catholic Bishop will be ordained on Saturday, 16 March, in Cyprus after five centuries, following the decision of Pope Francis with the appointment of Monsignor Bruno Varriano,...

11. Greek lawmakers in Corfu ostracized over same-sex marriage vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-lawmakers-in-corfu-ostracized-over-same-sex-marriage-vote

In a heightened response from the Orthodox Church of Greece, backlash against the recent law legalizing same-sex civil marriage intensified on Tuesday. ...

12. 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....

13. Deloitte Academy's impact spreads from Cyprus to Kenya

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/deloitte-academy-s-impact-spreads-from-cyprus-to-kenya

The Head of Deloitte Academy, Christina Themistocleous, travelled to Nairobi, Kenya with the goal to offer voluntary work and help students achieve their ambitions and reach their full potential....

14. 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....

15. Thousands rallied in Athens against same-sex marriage bill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-rallied-in-athens-against-same-sex-marriage-bill

More than 1,500 protesters gathered in central Athens on Sunday to oppose legislation that would legalize same-sex marriage in Greece. The bill is set for a vote in parliament in days....

16. Calls for increased electricity rates raise eyebrows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/calls-for-increased-electricity-rates-raises-eyebrows

The recent plea by the Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC) for significant electricity rate increases has raised eyebrows, especially as the possibility of bearing additional costs for the Vasiliko terminal looms. Does the parliament even exist? Is there a state? If so, let them finally play their part. Enough already!...

17. Hostage families urgently plead for release in Parliament chaos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hostage-families-urgently-plead-for-release-in-parliament-chaos

In a gripping display of anguish, relatives of Israelis held captive by Palestinian gunmen stormed a Jerusalem parliamentary committee on Monday, urging lawmakers to intensify efforts to free their loved ones....

18. Mount Athos monasteries oppose U.S. Archbishop's visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mount-athos-monasteries-oppose-u-s-archbishop-s-visit

In a formal letter addressed to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, all the monasteries of Mount Athos expressed their opposition to a planned visit by Archbishop Elpidophoros of America during the third ten days of January....

19. ''Shine your light''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shine-your-light

Several European cities share similarities in building architecture, with central squares capturing visitors' attention. However, each city, including capital cities, boasts a unique history reflected in its grand structures, cathedrals, and fortifications erected primarily for population protection....

20. An 'eye for an eye' and the elimination of terrorism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/an-eye-for-an-eye-and-the-elimination-of-terrorism

Since October 7, we've been witnessing the war between Israel and Hamas live, minute by minute, on our screens. Unfortunately, it's not a film....

21. The hunt for the killers of Kalogeropoulos ends with third arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-hunt-for-the-killers-of-kalogeropoulos-ends-with-third-arrest

Police in Cyprus said Friday they have arrested a third suspect in connection with the killing of a businessman who was gunned down outside a cafe in Limassol last month....

22. Central prison under scrutiny in Kalogeropoulos murder investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/central-prison-under-scrutiny-in-kalogeropoulos-murder-investigation

In a harrowing turn of events, the communities of Nicosia and Limassol find themselves on edge following two shocking murders that have left residents and law enforcement agencies deeply unsettled....

23. Autopsy reveals ruptured liver and lung caused by gunshot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/autopsy-reveals-ruptured-liver-and-lung-caused-by-gunshot

In a recent forensic examination, it was determined that Alexis Mavromichalis (Alexoui) met his demise due to a hemorrhagic shock caused by a ruptured liver and lung caused by a gunshot wound. The autopsy was conducted by forensic pathologists Angeliki Papetta and Orthodoxos Orthodoxou....

24. Airstrikes, rockets, and buildings claim over 3,600 child lives in Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/airstrikes-rockets-and-buildings-claim-over-3-600-child-lives-in-gaza

The murders of Alexis Mavromichalis (Alexoui) and Thanasis Kalogeropoulos present a challenging puzzle for investigators. They are grappling with a wealth of information related to the open conflicts involving the victims. ...

25. Explosion rocks ancient St. Porphyrius Church in Gaza City

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/explosion-rocks-ancient-st-porphyrius-church-in-gaza-city

An explosion rocked the grounds of one of the world's oldest churches, the St. Porphyrius Greek Orthodox Church in Gaza City, on Thursday evening while numerous Palestinian families sought refuge on the premises....

26. 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....

27. Mysterious skeleton discovery sparks investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mysterious-skeleton-discovery-sparks-investigation-in-limassol

Authorities are eagerly awaiting the results of an autopsy scheduled for today regarding the human skeleton discovered on Tuesday (3/10) in a desolate area north of the Limassol General Hospital....

28. Reviving the Greek diaspora

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/reviving-the-greek-diaspora

The active Greek diaspora in the United States is dwindling and this needs to be stopped. Proponents of the generation that played such an important role after the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974 have either stopped participating actively in public life or have passed away....

29. 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....

30. Investigation underway into unexpected passing of 39-year-old

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigation-underway-into-unexpected-passing-of-39-year-old

An autopsy was carried out on the body of a 39-year-old pregnant woman who passed away unexpectedly on Thursday (10/8), leaving her family and friends in mourning. ...

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