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1. Tsunami from Tonga volcano eruption leaves trail of flood damage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tsunami-from-tonga-volcano-eruption-leaves-trail-of-flood-damage

Tsunami waves caused by an undersea volcano have flooded the Pacific Island country of Tonga, where entire towns have been inundated with water and scientists warn the main island could be blanketed in volcanic ash....

2. 'Be afraid': Ukraine hit by cyberattack while Russia deploys more troops at border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/be-afraid-ukraine-hit-by-cyberattack-while-russia-deploys-more-troops-at-border

Ukraine was hit by a massive cyberattack warning its citizens to "be afraid and expect the worst", while Russia, which has amassed more than 100,000 troops on its neighbor's frontier, released TV pictures on Friday of more forces deploying in a drill....

3. Extradition case in Cyprus gets political

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/extradition-case-in-cyprus-gets-political

Cyprus is in the middle of a politically-charged extradition battle where a mother and son wanted by Chinese authorities are getting support from an American organization backed by Donald Trump’s former advisor...

4. Washington bows out of East Med gas pipeline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-bows-out-of-east-med-gas-pipeline-talk

Washington implicitly clarified in a statement on Monday that it did not support an ambitious East Med gas pipeline project, following a Twitter storm sparked by Greek media reports on a non-paper expressing American reservations about the plan...

5. State Department affirms commitment to 3+1 mechanism of EastMed natural gas project

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-department-affirms-commitment-to-3-1-mechanism-of-eastmed-natural-gas-project

Following reports of US reservations over the financial and environmental sustainability of the EastMed natural gas pipeline project, a State Department spokesman has affirmed Washington’s commitment to the 3+1 regional alliance scheme (Cyprus, Greece, Israel plus the US), while emphasizing that Europe’s energy independence is a key national security issue....

6. Kazakh president gives shoot-to-kill order to quell protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kazakh-president-gives-shoot-to-kill-order-to-quell-protests

Security forces appeared to have reclaimed the streets of Kazakhstan's main city on Friday after days of violence, and the Russian-backed president said he had ordered his troops to shoot to kill to put down a countrywide uprising....

7. ‘A Dark Room,’ an incisive study of 1967-74

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/‘a-dark-room-an-incisive-study-of-1967-74

Papachelas makes public, for the first time, all 38 recorded minutes of the critical war council meeting held during the tense hours of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus on July 20, 1974. ...

8. Video shows Turkey cadets swimming to islet of Tuzla, the equivalent distance from Turkey to Kastellorizo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/video-shows-turkey-cadets-swimming-to-islet-of-tuzla-the-equivalent-distance-from-turkey-to-kastellorizo

Turkey’s military cadets swam the distance to the Greek island of Kastellorizo last week to demonstrate how close the Greek island is to Turkey....

9. Omicron-related disruptions caused over 4,000 flight cancellations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/omicron-related-disruptions-caused-over-4-000-flight-cancellations

Over 4,000 flights were canceled around the world on Sunday, more than half of them U.S. flights, adding to the toll of holiday week travel disruptions due to adverse weather and the surge in coronavirus cases caused by the Omicron variant....

10. Skier who hoisted Turkish Cypriot flag dies in US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/skier-who-hoisted-turkish-cypriot-flag-dies-in-us

A Turkish Cypriot mountaineer who made headlines last week after waving a flag in Antarctica has died in a skiing accident in Oregon, sending shock waves to friends and fans who only last week were cheering him on...

11. Some US citizens can return to country with expired passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/some-us-citizens-can-return-to-country-with-expired-passports

Certain American citizens living or traveling abroad will be able to return to the United States if their passports have expired....

12. Feeding your dogs insects can help fight climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/feeding-your-dogs-insects-can-help-fight-climate-change

Many pet owners reflexively bark “No!” when their dog or cat prepares to feast on a bug. But despite what scientists call the “yuck factor,” insects could be a sustainable secret ingredient for the booming pet food industry....

13. USA: Increasing number of children being admitted to hospitals due to Covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-increasing-number-of-children-being-admitted-to-hospitals-due-to-covid

The Omicron variant is still spreading in the US and New York health authorities are seeing an increase in the number of children being treated for Covid-19....

14. FDA approves two at-home Covid treatments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fda-approves-two-at-home-covid-treatments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday authorized Merck & Co's (MRK.N) antiviral pill for COVID-19 for certain high-risk adult patients, a day after giving the go-ahead to a similar treatment from Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) for high-risk patients above the age of 12....

15. Dubai ruler must pay ex-wife $700M in divorce settlement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dubai-ruler-must-pay-ex-wife-$700m-in-divorce-settlement

A British court on Tuesday ordered the ruler of Dubai to pay his ex-wife and their children close to 550 million pounds ($730 million), in one of the most expensive divorce settlements in British history....

16. Israel bans citizens from traveling to EU countries to curb spread of 'omicron'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-bans-citizens-from-traveling-to-eu-countries-to-curb-spread-of-omicron

The fifth wave of Covid-19 has begun. The Omicron variant brought the fifth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic to Israel, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said in a televised speech on Sunday, urging citizens to step up vaccination of children and administration of booster doses....

17. Full vaccination plus breakthrough infection equals 'super immunity'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/full-vaccination-plus-breakthrough-infection-equals-super-immunity

A study by Oregon researchers finds that people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 who have a breakthrough infection end up with what the authors call "super immunity."...

18. Cyprus makes progress in fight against terrorist financing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-department

Cyprus has continued to make progress in strengthening banking efforts to combat terrorist financing, according to the State Department's report on terrorism for 2020. ...

19. Erdogan should focus on his economy, not Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/erdogan-should-focus-on-his-economy-not-greece

With the Turkish lira continuing its precipitous slide, the risk of capital controls looming dangerously and Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s legal adviser even going so far as to consider that declaring a state of emergency might be needed...

20. Turkey’s accession negotiations at standstill, according to General Affairs Council

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-s-accession-negotiations-at-standstill-according-to-general-affairs-council

Turkey continues to move further away from the European Union and its accession negotiations “therefore effectively (negotiations) have come to a standstill and no further chapters can be considered for opening or closing ...

21. The longest-running war in modern history is (finally) over

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-longest-running-war-in-modern-history-is-finally-over

North Korea and South Korea, along with the United States and China, have reached an agreement in principle to formally end hostilities on the Korean Peninsula, which began in 1950 and led to the creation of two separate states....

22. Turkish defense minister makes fresh accusations against Greece, Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-defense-minister-makes-fresh-accusations-against-greece-cyprus

Turkey has “problems” in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean because of Greece and Cyprus’ “expansionist-minded policies and claims,” Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has told lawmakers in Ankara....

23. MP Alexandra Attalides honored as 2021 Anti-Corruption Champion by US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mp-alexandra-attalides-honored-as-2021-anti-corruption-champion-by-us

In honor of International Anti-Corruption Day, celebrated each year on December 9th, US Ambassador to Cyprus, Judith Garber, presented MP Alexandra Attalides with a certificate acknowledging her work in fighting corruption in Cyprus. ...

24. End of an era: Merkel bows out after 16 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/end-of-an-era-germany-s-merkel-bows-out-after-16-years

Angela Merkel was assured of a place in the history books as soon as she became Germany’s first female chancellor on Nov. 22, 2005...

25. An American president with special knowledge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/an-american-president-with-special-knowledge

Criticism of Turkish practices by the international community is a recurrent feature in world politics. ...

26. Joint action to defend and promote Democracy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/joint-action-to-defend-and-promote-democracy

Across the globe, democracy and human rights are increasingly under siege. Far from being an issue isolated to the “developing” world, democracies new and old are combatting existential crises of creeping authoritarianism, rising inequality, and malign influence both domestically and from abroad. ...

27. A look into how some European states are treating the unvaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/states

Europe has been thrown into a battle of the fourth wave of the pandemic....

28. Divided Cyprus clears band for 5G across divide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-cyprus-clears-band-for-future-5g

A low frequency band that can deliver a better 5G experience to home users will be freed up on both sides of divided Cyprus, but the milestone agreement reached by the two communities could be overshadowed by ongoing 5G wars overseas...

29. Regeneron: Antibody cocktail protects for up to eight months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/regeneron-antibody-cocktail-protects-for-up-to-eight-months

Regeneron reported that a dose of the antibody cocktail it makes reduced the risk of COVID-19 infection by 81.6% for two to eight months after administration of the drug in a final trial....

30. As ban lifts, visitors to US await long-delayed hugs, kisses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/as-ban-lifts-visitors-to-us-await-long-delayed-hugs-kisses

The U.S. lifted restrictions Monday on travel from a long list of countries including Mexico, Canada and most of Europe...

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