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1. 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,...

2. 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....

3. Overtime crisis threatens stability in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/overtime-crisis-threatens-stability-in-cyprus

The case of Ms. Komodromou, a civil servant seconded to the presidency from the University of Cyprus, sheds light on a much larger issue that has plagued governments in the Republic of Cyprus since its inception....

4. Varosha's haunting appeal to tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/varosha-s-haunting-appeal-to-tourists

Few places in the world can claim to have been favored by both Hollywood actors such as Elizabeth Taylor and thrill seekers under very different circumstances. ...

5. Cyprus’ Armenian rep calls on more countries to recognize

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-armenian-rep-calls-on-more-countries-to-recognize

The Armenian religious representative in the Cypriot parliament told lawmakers on Thursday that the island’s support to his people has been 'invaluable' over the years, with the House observing a moment of silence for victims of the persecuted group during WWI...

6. Turkey-Armenia gate opens to allow aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-armenia-gate-opens-for-first-time-in-decades-to-allow-aid

A border gate between long-feuding Turkey and Armenia has been opened for the first time in 35 years to allow aid for victims of the devastating earthquakes in southern Turkey, state-owned Anadolu news agency and a diplomat said...

7. British Museum in ‘constructive’ talks over Parthenon marbles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-museum-says-in-‘constructive-discussions-over-parthenon-marbles

The British Museum said on Wednesday it was holding 'constructive discussions' with Greece over the Parthenon Sculptures amid renewed speculation that the 2500-year-old marbles could soon be returned to Athens...

8. Drug squad finds Ottoman cannons after tip-off

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-squad-finds-ottoman-cannons-after-tip-off

Cypriot authorities in Limassol have gained possession of two Ottoman cannons, after officials rushed to the backyard of a residence where they caught the owner red handed digging up the big guns...

9. NATO takes down Turkish tweet after Greek gripe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nato-takes-down-turkish-tweet-after-greek-gripe

A tweet by NATO’s Allied Land Command congratulating Turkey on its Victory Day was quickly deleted this week, following a demarche by Greece which has a different take on the history...

10. 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....

11. ‘Erdogan feels weak,’ says ex-Mossad chief

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-‘erdogan-feels-weak-says-ex-mossad-chief

With 42 years' worth of experience in the armed forces and intelligence, General Danny Yatom is a living legend in Israel....

12. British Museum: Parthenon marbles 'taken from rubble'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-museum-parthenon-marbles-taken-from-rubble

The dispute over the Parthenon sculptures has deepened after Greece rejected a claim by the British Museum that much of the statuary, removed at the behest of Lord Elgin, was retrieved “in the rubble” around the monument....

13. A scandalous revelation: How the Swedes stole their national product from the Turks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/a-scandalous-revelation-how-the-swedes-stole-their-national-product-from-the-turks

Sweden, the country known for our beloved Ikea and being the welfare state, confessed on Twitter today, citing a revelation that has shocked the entire world. ...

14. Cyprus celebrates March 25 with parades and liturgies around the island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-celebrates-march-25-with-parades-and-liturgies-around-the-island

With solemn liturgies and parades island-wide, Cyprus today celebrated Greek Independence Day, March 25, 1821, a day that marked the Greek uprising against the rule of the Ottoman Empire...

15. Cyprus’ top diplomat: Turkey is creating new Ottoman empire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-top-diplomat-turkey-is-creating-new-ottoman-empire

The foreign minister of the divided island of Cyprus is accusing Turkey’s president of attempting to promote a new Ottoman empire in the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East...

16. Biden's Ankara pick says no two-state solution in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-s-ankara-pick-says-no-two-state-solution-in-cyprus

Never-Trumper Jeff Flake reversed his position on the Armenian issue on Tuesday, replying with a resounding “yes” to US Senator Bob Menendez before the foreign relations committee that holds the hey to advancing his nomination to be ambassador to Turkey...

17. Turkey, West poised to dance a ‘violent tango,’ foreign policy expert tells K

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-turkey-west-poised-to-dance-a-‘violent-tango-foreign-policy-expert-tells-k

A lot of Erdogan’s rhetoric focuses on making Turkey a great power. He sees that as challenging European hegemony....

18. Nicosia’s senator friend pays visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-s-senator-friend-pays-visit

US Senator Bob Menendez, a well-known ally of Greeks and Greek Cypriots, is on a private visit to Nicosia on Monday where he will receive the island’s highest honor...

19. 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...

20. Cypriot leaders exchange jabs after Geneva

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-leaders-exchange-jabs-after-geneva

Republic of Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades says his administration will embark on a global campaign to elicit reactions to positions put forth by Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar, with the two leaders on the divided island not shying away from taking serious jabs at each other...

21. Biden says Armenian deaths were genocide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-says-wwi-armenian-deaths-were-genocide

US President Joe Biden kept a campaign promise on Saturday, saying massacres of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire constituted genocide, a move vehemently denounced by Turkey amid frayed ties between the two NATO allies...

22. Police probe burning of Greek flag in Pyla

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-probe-burning-of-greek-flag-in-pyla

A Greek flag that was hoisted at an elementary school in Pyla was reportedly stolen and set on fire this week, but the exact time of the incident in the bicommunal village was not fully clear...

23. Vandals spray paint mosque with graffiti

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vandals-spray-paint-mosque-with-graffiti

A graffiti incident at a mosque in Limassol has drawn wide condemnation on Thursday, a holiday with bicentennial celebrations on the island marking the Greek revolt against the Ottoman Empire...

24. Paphos wipes out Ottoman street name

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-wipes-out-ottoman-street-name

The city council in Paphos has voted to rename Talaat Pasha street, after examining a request representing interests within the Armenian community...

25. Divided Cyprus reacts to Hagia Sophia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-cyprus-reacts-to-hagia-sophia

Cyprus has weighed in on Turkey’s controversial decision to allow Muslim prayer inside Hagia Sophia, with different reactions across the divided island and amid reports of nuanced differences in President Erdogan's statements in two different languages...

26. US ambassador sees opportunities in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-see-opportunities-in-cyprus

US Ambassador to Nicosia Judy Garber says the pandemic aftermath in Cyprus could be seen as an opportunity for the island, praising officials for managing the crisis and calling the country a “fantastic place for people” to do business...

27. Hagia Sophia mosque conversion verdict expected within 15 days, says report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hagia-sophia-verdict-expected-within-15-days-says-report

A verdict on whether Hagia Sophia in Istanbul will be converted into a mosque is to be issued within 15 days, Turkey’s Daily Sabah reported Thursday....

28. Cyprus cries foul over Turkey’s pick at UNGA

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cries-foul-over-turkey-s-pick-at-unga

Cyprus and Armenia have sent a letter to the UN Secretary-General explaining the reasons why the two countries object to the election by silence procedure of Volkan Bozkir of Turkey as President of the UN General Assembly at its 75 session...

29. Senate approves Armenian resolution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senate-approves-armenian-resolution

The US Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution that recognizes as a genocide the mass killings of Armenians a century ago, a historic move that infuriated Turkey and dealt a blow to the already problematic ties between Ankara and Washington...

30. Senate blocks Armenian vote for third time

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senate-blocks-armenian-vote-for-third-time

Republican Senator Kevin Cramer prevented the US Senate from voting on a resolution on Thursday that would recognize as a genocide the mass killings of Armenians a century ago, saying it was not an appropriate time to pass legislation that would anger Turkey...

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