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1. Assange leaves UK for Australia after years of hiding, in US plea deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/assange-leaves-uk-for-australia-after-years-of-hiding-in-us-plea-deal

After a years-long legal saga, Wikileaks says that founder Julian Assange has left the UK after reaching a deal with US authorities that will see him plead guilty to criminal charges and go free....

2. Philippine Foreign Secretary to visit Cyprus for high-level talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/philippine-foreign-secretary-to-visit-cyprus-for-high-level-talks

Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Enrique Manalo will make an official visit to Cyprus on Friday, June 21, at the invitation of his Cypriot counterpart, Constantinos Kombos. Manalo will also be received by President Nikos Christodoulides....

3. The top 25 airlines soaring above the rest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-top-25-airlines-soaring-above-the-rest

Qatar Airways has reclaimed its position as the world's best airline, according to AirlineRatings.com, after briefly slipping to second place in 2023. ...

4. Who bears responsibility for the energy transition?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-bears-responsibility-for-the-energy-transition

Chris Angelides serves as the Managing Director in the oil and gas consulting division of Ernst & Young LLP in Houston....

5. Senate approves $95 billion war aid package for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senate-approves-$95-billion-war-aid-package-for-ukraine-israel-and-taiwan

The Senate has passed $95bn (£76.2bn) in war aid to Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan after months of delays and rows - with Joe Biden set to sign the legislation later....

6. Indonesian volcano raises tsunami alarm, echoes past tragedy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/indonesian-volcano-raises-tsunami-alarm-echoes-past-tragedy

Thousands of residents have been evacuated from their homes following a series of eruptions from the Ruang volcano on Sulawesi island in Indonesia....

7. Global oil prices dip after Iran's attack on Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-oil-prices-dip-after-iran-s-attack-on-israel

Oil prices fell in early Asian trade after Iran's reprisal attack on Israel over the weekend....

8. Tonight's total solar eclipse promises to mesmerize the sky

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tonight-s-total-solar-eclipse-promises-to-mesmerize-the-sky

Today, on Monday, April 8, a celestial spectacle is set to unfold across vast swathes of North and Central America as a total solar eclipse takes center stage. ...

9. Taiwan hit by 7.4 magnitude earthquake, strongest in 25 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/taiwan-hit-by-7-4-magnitude-earthquake-strongest-in-25-years

Taiwan experienced its most powerful earthquake in a quarter century, disrupting the morning rush hour and claiming four lives....

10. Gray whale spotted off Nantucket Coast after 200 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gray-whale-spotted-off-nantucket-coast-after-200-years

Scientists from the New England Aquarium (NEA) made an extraordinary discovery while flying near Nantucket on Friday....

11. Pillar two readiness and technology

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/pillar-two-readiness-and-technology

As per our previous publications and alerts, we had the opportunity to communicate a significant development - the introduction of BEPS 2.0 Pillar Two or Global Minimum Tax. The European Union unanimously adopted a directive in December 2022 (the ''Minimum Tax Directive''). ...

12. Why do employees say 'no' to promotions? Insights from a global study

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/why-do-employees-say-no-to-promotions-insights-from-a-global-study

A significant question arises in modern workplaces: why would an employee decline a promotion when they are entirely content with their current role?...

13. Los Angeles battles devastating mudslides after record-breaking storm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/los-angeles-battles-devastating-mudslides-after-record-breaking-storm

The aftermath of one of the wettest storms in southern California's history has left Los Angeles grappling with the devastating aftermath, as at least 475 mudslides have been reported across the city....

14. University of Nicosia earns PRME Champion title for sustainability commitment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/university-of-nicosia-earns-prme-champion-title-for-sustainability-commitment

The University of Nicosia is proud to announce that it has been selected as a PRME Champion for the 2024-2025 cohort. This prestigious recognition is awarded by the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), a United Nations-supported initiative....

15. Europe faces weak growth amid global uncertainty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-faces-weak-growth-amid-global-uncertainty

In a comprehensive survey released today, leading economists express apprehension about the global economy, anticipating a year of sluggish growth, primarily attributed to geopolitical conflicts, challenging financing conditions, and the impact of artificial intelligence. ...

16. Global economy faces worst 5-year period in 30 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-economy-faces-worst-5-year-period-in-30-years

The World Bank projects a sluggish global economy from 2020 to 2025, marking the worst five-year period in the last three decades....

17. Joseph Borghese receives 'Académico Honorario' title from Mexico

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/joseph-borghese-receives-academico-honorario-title-from-mexico

Joseph Borghese has been honored as the first Cypriot to receive the esteemed 'Académico Honorario' (Honorary Academic) title from Mexico. ...

18. Is Japan under threat? North Korea fires missile

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/is-japan-under-threat-north-korea-fires-missile

In a tense development on Tuesday, North Korea reportedly launched a ballistic missile, prompting an emergency alert in Japan....

19. UK accused of turning a blind eye to Israel-Palestine war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-accused-of-turning-a-blind-eye-to-israel-palestine-war

Concerns that the UK Foreign Office has neglected the Israel-Palestine conflict in its tilt to the Indo-Pacific and the pursuit of trade deals across the Middle East is to be investigated by the foreign affairs select committee....

20. Tragic loss of 'Friends' star Matthew Perry at 54

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tragic-loss-of-friends-star-matthew-perry-at-54

''Friends'' star Matthew Perry was found dead Saturday in a hot tub at his Los Angeles home, law enforcement sources said. He was 54....

21. Emirates introduces biometric passport-free travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/emirates-introduces-biometric-passport-free-travel

We all know that there are loads of perks when it comes to travelling with Emirates — from luxe amenities kits to a variety of food choices and earning Skywards....

22. Cyprus leads in Europe with anti-femicide law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-in-europe-with-anti-femicide-law

Cyprus encourages all States to acknowledge the existence of femicide, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Cyprus to the UN Ambassador Andreas Hadjichrysanthou has said, noting that the Cyprus Parliament has adopted a law on femicide which was the first of such piece of legislation in Europe....

23. Dangerous catfish species spotted in Cyprus seas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dangerous-catfish-species-spotted-in-cyprus-seas

The Department of Fisheries and Marine Research has issued a public alert regarding the discovery of a new species of catfish, Plotosus lineatus, in the waters of Cyprus....

24. Arrest of UK researcher for spying fuels UK's China policy reevaluation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/arrest-of-uk-researcher-for-spying-fuels-uk-s-china-policy-reevaluation

The arrest of a British parliamentary researcher on suspicion of spying for China has reignited a fierce debate about the future of the United Kingdom’s relationship with Beijing....

25. Tepco plant discharges radioactive water into Pacific

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tepco-plant-discharges-radioactive-water-into-pacific

Japan has begun discharging more than 1m tonnes of tainted water into the Pacific Ocean from the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in a move that has prompted China to announce an immediate blanket ban on all seafood imports from Japan and sparked anger in nearby fishing communities....

26. Japan to release treated radioactive water from Fukushima plant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/japan-to-release-treated-radioactive-water-from-fukushima-plant

After months of controversy and anticipation, Japan is set to begin releasing treated radioactive wastewater from its Fukushima nuclear plant later this week despite fierce objections from some countries....

27. Over-70 victims of Maui fires identified

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-70-victims-of-maui-fires-identified

As the first victims of the fires that scorched Maui are identified by authorities and family members, an early pattern has emerged. Many who perished were over the age of 70....

28. Downed power line suspected in fatal Maui wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/downed-power-line-suspected-in-fatal-maui-wildfires

Awakened by howling winds that tore through his Maui neighborhood, Shane Treu went out at dawn and saw a wooden power pole suddenly snap with a flash, its sparking, popping line falling to the dry grass below and quickly igniting a row of flames. ...

29. Europe dominates 7/10 searched summer getaways

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-dominates-7-10-searched-summer-getaways

The European destinations continue to have the highest travel interest this summer, while Asia Pacific has experienced a surge in popularity, a recent research by Skift has revealed, showing the ten most searched destinations for travel in the summer of 2023 is led by Bangkok, Thailand....

30.  UFO witness exposes government secrets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ufo-witness-exposes-government-secrets

In a remarkable turn of events, a UFO whistleblower recently testified before a House Oversight Subcommittee on national security, shedding light on bold claims that the Pentagon is concealing evidence of alien spacecraft from Congress....

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