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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. European elections add twist to Cyprus polls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-elections-add-twist-to-cyprus-polls

On June 9, Cyprus goes to the polls in the most complicated elections in its history as the European elections and the local government elections are held in parallel, following the reform passed by the Parliament....

3. Sophia Vassiliou: Paying it forward

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sophia-vassiliou-paying-it-forward

As the European elections draw near, Cyprus finds itself amidst the emergence of a new political entity: VOLT. This dynamic party brings a breath of fresh air to our political landscape, ...

4. Erdogan: ''My friend Kyriakos, we will not threaten you if you do not threaten us''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-my-friend-kyriakos-we-will-not-threaten-you-if-you-do-not-threaten-us

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan talks about all issues concerning Greek-Turkish relations in an exclusive interview with K, twenty-four hours before he arrives in Athens, stressing that he is looking forward to "a new page" based on the ''win-win principle''....

5. Hagia Sophia to charge tourist visitors in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hagia-sophia-to-charge-tourist-visitors-in-2024

In a move that is raising eyebrows and sparking debate, the Turkish government is set to impose entry fees at the Hagia Sophia mosque in Istanbul, a decision announced by the Turkish Minister of Culture and Tourism, Mehmet Nouri Ersoy....

6. 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....

7. World-famous artist Botero breathes his last at 91

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-famous-artist-botero-breathes-his-last-at-91

Fernando Botero, the Colombian whose voluptuous pictures and sculptures of overstuffed generals, bishops, prostitutes, housewives and other products of his whimsical imagination made him one of the world’s best-known artists, died Friday in Monaco. He was 91....

8. Thanos Hotels and Resorts continues to support ''Sophia Foundation for Children''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/thanos-hotels-and-resorts-continues-to-support-sophia-foundation-for-children

The company was honoured for its ''I cook and I offer'' programme during an event at the Presidential Palace ...

9. Shanghai students do it Greek style

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shanghai-students-do-it-greek-style

In the age of digital society and social media, a viral TikTok video has the power to transform lives and introduce an unexpected culture to the world. ...

10. Turkish elections: No matter who wins, Greece remains skeptical

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-elections-no-matter-who-wins-greece-remains-skeptical

Greek-Turkish Relations Hang in the Balance After Turkish Elections" Subtitle: "Uncertainty Looms as Turkey's Strategic Priorities Likely to Remain Unchanged Regardless of Election Outcome"...

11. Cyprus urged to repeal spyware export licenses not in line with EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-urged-to-repeal-spyware-export-licenses-not-in-line-with-eu

Cyprus has played a major role as an export hub for spyware, and should repeal all export licences it has issued that are not in line with EU legislation, ...

12. Four 10-year-old girls inspire world with uplifting song of peace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-10-year-old-girls-inspire-world-with-uplifting-song-of-peace

Four young girls from the GC School of Careers Elementary in Cyprus have come together to create a touching song of peace, hoping to inspire people around the world to work towards a brighter future....

13. Cyprus to open 4 new embassies this year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-open-4-new-embassies-this-year

Cyprus' diplomatic presence abroad is being upgraded with the reopening or the opening of four embassies in 2023....

14. Cyprus elections: The locations of polling stations around the world

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-elections-the-locations-of-polling-stations around-the-world

The polling stations abroad for the Presidential Elections (1st round 05/02) have been announced by the General Election Commissioner....

15. PEGA's amendment games

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pega-s-amendment-games

The debate on Cyprus will turn into a game of balances and... amendments in relation to the draft report of the European Parliament's Committee of Inquiry into Surveillance Software (PEGA), ...

16. Last king of Greece to be buried as a private citizen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/last-king-of-greece-to-be-buried-as-a-private-citizen

Constantine, the former and last king of Greece, will be buried as a private citizen in Tatoi, the former summer residence of Greece’s royals and where his parents and ancestors are buried, the government said Wednesday....

17. Cybarco launches its podcast ''DESTINATION CYPRUS''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cybarco-launches-its-podcast-destination-cyprus

Cybarco Development Ltd, the company behind landmark projects like The Oval, Limassol Marina and Trilogy Limassol Seafront, has launched a podcast dedicated to Cyprus. ...

18. How Turkey's 'Blue Homeland' doctrine came to be

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-how-turkey-s-blue-homeland-doctrine-came-to-be

Fresh fuel was thrown onto the already volatile Greek-Turkish relationship in 2019 in the form of a map that was made public in a photograph that had Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan standing in front of it....

19. EP committee in Cyprus to investigate spyware claims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ep-committee-in-cyprus-to-investigate-spyware-claims

A delegation from the European Parliament’s committee of inquiry to investigate the use of Pegasus (PEGA) and equivalent surveillance spyware arrives in Cyprus on Tuesday afternoon, as part of a joint mission in Cyprus and Greece. PEGA gets a job in Cyprus - Why won't Drakou meet with the committee It will investigate complaints about the development and use of spyware on the spot...

20. Gorbachev, who steered Soviet breakup, dead at 91

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gorbachev-who-steered-soviet-breakup-dead-at-91

Mikhail Gorbachev, who set out to revitalize the Soviet Union but ended up unleashing forces that led to the collapse of communism, the breakup of the state and the end of the Cold War, died Tuesday. The last Soviet leader was 91...

21. Images of loss and abandonment at the Kyrenia Cemetary

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/images-of-loss-and-abandonment-at-the-kyrenia-cemetary

In the center of the city of Kyrenia on the former Gladstonos Avenue, today Iskenderun Caddesi, is the Hellenic Cemetery, a place intended for the eternal rest of Kyrenians who passed away; now it is left to the mercy of the ravages of time and people....

22. New Turkish passports to feature Hagia Sophia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-turkish-passports-to-feature-hagia-sophia

The new generation of Turkish passports will feature an updated design, including a drawing of the 1,500-year-old Hagia Sophia, the Byzantine cathedral-turned-mosque, the country’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said in an address to the nation....

23. Anastasiades travels to Montenegro to enhance bilateral ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-travels-to-montenegro-to-enhance-bilateral-ties

President Nicos Anastasiades and his wife Andrie arrived in Montenegro for an official visit following an invitation by the President of the country, Milo Đukanović. ...

24. Los Angeles: Psychic sued for failing to remove curse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/psychic-lawsuit

An American man has filed a lawsuit against a psychic who promised him that she could remove a curse on his marriage put there by a witch hired by his ex-partner....

25. Dendias, Lavrov discuss Cyprus in Athens meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dendias-lavrov-discuss-cyprus-in-athens-meeting

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias met with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Athens on Monday, at the start of the foreign official's visit to the Greek capital....

26. Cypriot family arrested in London murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-family-arrested-in-london-murder

A murder investigation in south London led police to multiple suspects including members of a Cypriot family, arrested and charged in the death of a man whose body was found on fire last month...

27. Turkey resumes drilling in eastern Mediterranean, Erdogan says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-resumes-drilling-in-eastern-mediterranean-erdogan-says

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that Turkey had resumed energy exploration work in the eastern Mediterranean as Greece had not kept its promises regarding such activities in the region. ...

28. Greek PM proposes fresh talks with Turkey on maritime zones, or World Court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-proposes-fresh-talks-with-turkey-on-maritime-zones-or-world-court

Greece’s Prime Minister reiterated a call for bilateral talks with Turkey on the delimitation of maritime zones in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean, adding that if these don’t work, they should refer the issue to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague....

29. Church bells toll for Hagia Sophia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/church-bells-toll-for-hagia-sophia

Archbishop of Cyprus Chrysostomos has ordered church bells across the island to ring on Friday, marking what he described as a “criminal conversion of Hagia Sophia into a mosque"...

30. Cyprus President calls for EU sanctions against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-calls-for-eu-sanctions-against-turkey

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades and the Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis addressed the matter of the two countries’ relations with Turkey at the EU Foreign Affairs Council held in Brussels on Friday, with both demanding that additional sanctions are imposed against Turkey....

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