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1. Attorney General denies bias in courtroom drama

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/attorney-general-denies-bias-in-courtroom-drama

The cross-examination of Attorney General George Savvidis continued today before the Supreme Constitutional Court. Savvidis faced intense scrutiny over his efforts to suspend Auditor General Odysseus Michaelides, which he initiated based on alleged misconduct....

2. Auditor General's dismissal hearing begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/auditor-general-s-dismissal-hearing-begins

The hearing for the dismissal of the Auditor General of the Republic, Odysseus Michaelides, begins today, Wednesday, June 12. Attorney General George Savvidis will be the first witness to testify....

3. Political turmoil as coalition parties face electoral setback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/political-turmoil-as-coalition-parties-face-electoral-setback

Clouds of uncertainty loom over the political landscape of Cyprus following the recent European elections, which saw significant losses for the co-governing parties. ...

4. Far-right surges in European elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/far-right-surges-in-european-elections

In a dramatic turn of events, far-right parties across Europe have secured significant gains in the recent EU elections, particularly in Germany and France. ...

5. Europe's right-wing surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/europe-s-right-wing-surge

The votes are still being counted, but the European Parliament election results point to a surge of support for right-wing and far-right parties....

6. Independents and far-right candidates gain seats in EU parliament

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/independents-and-far-right-candidates-gain-seats-in-eu-parliament

In a historic turn of events, Cyprus witnessed significant changes in its representation in the European Parliament as results from the June 9th election rolled in....

7. Fidias Panayiotou's controversial candidacy and the rise of the opposition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fidias-panayiotou-s-controversial-candidacy-and-the-rise-of-anti-politics

''If you thought Phidias had no opinion on the Cyprus problem, you are wrong. He does. It was just better when he didn't,''...

8. YouTube star shakes up Cyprus politics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/youtube-star-shakes-up-cyprus-politics

The case of the popular content creator, Fidias Panayiotou, known for his presence on TikTok and YouTube, has stirred significant interest since the onset of this year's dual elections. ...

9. Minister: Air conditioners coming to 50 schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-air-conditioners-coming-to-50-schools

The Ministry of Education, Sports, and Culture will install air conditioners in 50 schools in the coming days, with a three-year plan in place to equip all schools where installation is feasible, Minister Athina Michaelidou announced Thursday....

10. Cyprus bids farewell to Jho Low, its lost ''diamond''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-bids-farewell-to-jho-low-its-lost-diamond

I must confess, upon hearing the news, I almost burst into tears. ...

11. Trump’s gun license to be revoked after felony conviction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-s-gun-license-to-be-revoked-after-felony-conviction

Donald Trump’s license to carry a gun is expected to be revoked by the New York City police department now that he has been convicted of a felony, according to reports on Wednesday evening....

12. Court clears the way for Auditor General's dismissal hearing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/court-clears-the-way-for-auditor-general-s-dismissal-hearing

The unanimous decision of the Plenary of the Supreme Constitutional Court, sitting as a Council, not only dismissed the Auditor General's preliminary objection regarding the legitimacy of the Attorney General of the Republic to file a request for the dismissal of the Auditor General for misconduct but also shed light on two other institutional matters....

13. USA: WSJ op-ed claims Biden is losing competency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-wsj-op-ed-claims-biden-is-losing-competency

White House officials and President Biden's allies launched a vigorous defense against The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday after the outlet published a report suggesting the president is showing signs of cognitive decline in private meetings....

14. Tatar affirms growth of 'strong Turkish presence' in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-affirms-growth-of-strong-turkish-presence-in-cyprus

The Turkish Cypriot leader, Ersin Tatar, asserted during a lecture titled "Lessons Learned from the May 27 Coup and the Peace Operation in Cyprus......

15. Anastasiades, Christodoulides accused of derailing talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/anastasiades-christodoulides-accused-of-derailing-talks

Time has its own meaning. The former president of DISY, Av. Neophytou, according to a report......

16. Election outcome to shape futures of Demetriou and Stefanou

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/election-outcome-to-shape-futures-of-demetriou-and-stefanou

June 9 is a night when all election battle scenarios, based on the polls, are possible. It is quite likely that there will be a close contest between the Democratic......

17. Inconsistencies in Cyprus politics? Who would've guessed!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/inconsistencies-in-cyprus-politics-who-would-ve-guessed

The case of Pelekanos' admission that he never agreed with the bizonal, bicommunal federation, being himself the spokesman of a government - under Anastasiades - which has been supporting it over time,...

18. Elections 2024: When, where, and how it all happens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elections-2024-when-where-and-how-it-all-happens

Preparations for the June 9 elections in Cyprus are nearing completion, according to Menelaos Vassiliou, Head of the Electoral Service. Vassiliou assured that all necessary procedures are in the final stages and everything will be ready for a smooth election day....

19. Trump's future travels in limbo as 38 nations could bar entry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-s-future-travels-in-limbo-as-38-nations-could-bar-entry

Donald Trump could face hurdles traveling internationally due to his recent felony convictions, which might complicate any potential second term in office....

20. Mexico elects its first female, first Jewish president

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mexico-elects-its-first-female-first-jewish-president

Claudia Sheinbaum, former head of Mexico City's government and candidate for the ruling Morena party, is poised to become Mexico's first female president, marking a historic milestone in a traditionally patriarchal society....

21. Deputy mayor candidate offers TV giveaway to garner support

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deputy-mayor-candidate-offers-tv-giveaway-to-garner-support

As election week reaches its peak, candidates across all levels are intensifying their efforts to secure seats....

22. Dueling visions from Nicosia's mayoral candidates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dueling-visions-from-nicosia-s-mayoral-candidates

In the bustling streets of Nicosia, the race for mayoral office is heating up, with candidates Nikos Tornaritis and Charalambos Prountzos vying for the helm of Cyprus's capital city...

23. Christodoulides offered Cyprus on a silver platter?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/christodoulides-offered-cyprus-on-a-silver-platter

''You can consider Cyprus as a member-state of the EU, as your ambassador in Brussels, and I look forward to our consultations so that we can further strengthen our relations,'' President Christodoulides said...

24. Elections expected to reshape political landscape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elections-expected-to-reshape-political-landscape

High Stakes in Cypriot Elections: Political Landscape at a Crossroads Municipal and European Contests to Shape Future of Traditional Parties, Leadership, and Far-Right Influence...

25. Maldives blocks Israeli tourists in response to Gaza crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/maldives-blocks-israeli-tourists-in-response-to-gaza-crisis

The Maldives government will ban Israelis from the Indian Ocean archipelago, known for luxury resorts, as public anger in the predominantly Muslim nation rises over the war in Gaza. ...

26. Anastasiades’ secret talks with Turkey revealed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/anastasiades-secret-talks-with-turkey-revealed

In a paradoxical twist, Crans Montana resurfaced in the news a few days ago, with multiple sources and testimonies suggesting......

27. NEOLAiA leaders urge EU election participation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/neolaia-leaders-urge-eu-election-participation

The Rectors and Presidents of the NEOLAiA European University Alliance have issued a joint statement emphasizing the significance of the upcoming......

28. NASA's new rocket set to cut Mars journey to just 60 days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nasa-s-new-rocket-set-to-cut-mars-journey-to-just-60-days

Recently, NASA announced it was funding a revolutionary high-thrust rocket — called a Pulsed Plasma Rocket — that could make crewed missions to Mars in just two months....

29. Letymbiotis notes Juncker's approval of Christodoulides

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/letymbiotis-notes-juncker-s-approval-of-christodoulides

Government Spokesman, Konstantinos Letymbiotis, οn Thursday said he notes statements by former European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker......

30. Hearings have begun in the Auditor General dismissal case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hearings-have-begun-in-the-auditor-general-dismissal-case

Proceedings have begun at the Supreme Constitutional Court regarding the Attorney General's application to dismiss Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides. The preliminary issue raised by Michaelides' legal team questions the constitutional authority of the Attorney General to seek such a dismissal....

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