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1. Foreign minister joins EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-minister-joins-eu-foreign-affairs-council-in-brussels

Cyprus' Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Constantinos Kombos is in Brussels to attend the Foreign Affairs Council that will take place over two days......

2. UN envoy completes three rounds of talks, grasps impasse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-envoy-completes-three-rounds-of-talks-grasps-impasse

Just before the beginning of the year, the name of former Colombian Foreign Minister Maria Angela Holguin Cuellar, who served from 2010 to 2018......

3. Maria Angela Holguin Cuellar: From the jungles of Colombia to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/maria-angela-holguin-cuellar-from-the-jungles-of-colombia-to-cyprus

When, just before the beginning of the year, the name of Colombia's former Foreign Minister, María Ángela Holguín Cuéllar (in office from 2010 to 2018), was heard in the corridors of New York as a potential appointee for António Guterres' personal envoy for the Cyprus problem,...

4. Cyprus leads EU with highest rate of asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-eu-with-highest-rate-of-asylum-seekers

Cyprus had the highest rate of registered first-time applicants for asylum compared to its population in January 2024, according to the latest monthly asylum data released by Eurostat....

5. Heartbreaking Gaza photo wins World Press Photo of the Year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heartbreaking-gaza-photo-wins-world-press-photo-of-the-year

Reuters photographer Mohammed Salem captured this year’s prestigious World Press Photo of the Year award Thursday with a depiction of loss and sorrow in Gaza, a heartrending photo of a Palestinian woman cradling the body of her young niece....

6. Lawyers challenge money laundering watchdog in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/lawyers-challenge-money-laundering-watchdog-in-cyprus

Establishing a system to oversee financial companies in Cyprus is proving tricky, according to an article written by Apostolos Tomaras. It all started when the US and UK slapped sanctions on Russia,...

7. Meet the world's biggest anaconda: Discovered in the Amazon at 26ft

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meet-the-world-s-biggest-anaconda-discovered-in-the-amazon-at-26ft

In a jaw-dropping discovery, the world's largest snake has been unearthed in the depths of the Amazon Rainforest....

8. UN appoints María Ángela Holguín Cuéllar as envoy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-appoints-maria-angela-holguin-cuellar-as-envoy

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed María Ángela Holguín Cuéllar of Columbia as his envoy for Cyprus, it was announced at the UN regular briefing in New York....

9. Americans return home in surprise Venezuela swap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/americans-return-home-in-surprise-venezuela-swap

In a significant diplomatic development, Americans, previously considered wrongfully detained in Venezuela, have touched down at a U.S. military base in San Antonio, Texas. ...

10. Cyprus sees 33% drop in new asylum applications, compared to 19% EU increase

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-33-drop-in-new-asylum-applications-compared-to-19-eu-increase

In August 2023, the European Union saw a 19% increase in new asylum seekers compared to the same period in 2022, with 91,735 applications recorded. ...

11. Senator replaces Menendez as Head of Senate Foreign Relations Committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senator-replaces-menendez-as-head-of-senate-foreign-relations-committee

Senator Ben Cardin will serve as chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, replacing Bob Menendez, who faces felony bribery charges, after the Senate agreed to a resolution on Wednesday naming him to the position....

12. Prigozhin's alleged survival and lavish caribbean retreat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prigozhin-s-alleged-survival-and-lavish-caribbean-retreat

A Russian analyst has claimed that Wagner warlord Yevgeny Prigozhin did not die in a plane crash last month after all – and he’s instead living a life of luxury on a Caribbean island....

13. Cyprus sees sharp drop in asylum applications

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-sharp-drop-in-asylum-applications

Cyprus has witnessed a significant decline in new asylum applications from non-EU countries, according to recently released data from Eurostat, the EU's statistical service....

14. USA: NYC grapples with migrant crisis as hundreds sleep outside Roosevelt Hotel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-nyc-grapples-with-migrant-crisis-as-hundreds-sleep-outside-roosevelt-hotel

Hundreds of migrants have been sleeping outside of Manhattan's Roosevelt Hotel for a second day in a row - as NYC Mayor Eric Adams said the crisis is 'not over.'...

15. Europe urged to preserve access to protection on World Refugee Day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-urged-to-preserve-access-to-protection-on-world-refugee-day

On this World Refugee Day, Caritas Europa is calling for Europe to prioritize access to protection within its territory and overhaul its asylum system to prioritize the rights of individuals. ...

16. Cyprus leads in new asylum applicants per population, but overall numbers decrease

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-in-new-asylum-applicants-per-population-but-overall-numbers-decrease

Cyprus had the highest rate of new applicants for asylum compared to its population in February 2023, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU. At the same time, however, new asylum applications have significantly reduced compared to last year....

17. Decline in asylum approvals in Cyprus in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/decline-in-asylum-approvals-in-cyprus-in-2022

According to data from Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU, EU countries granted protection status to 384,245 asylum seekers in 2022, up 40% from the previous year. However, in Cyprus, there was a significant decrease in protection status, with only 580 cases being granted (compared to 2,305 in 2021)....

18. Netflix cuts prices in 30 countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/netflix-cuts-prices-in-30-countries

Streaming giant Netflix has cut prices in more than 30 countries as it attempts to attract more subscribers....

19. More people continue to seek asylum in the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-people-continue-to-seek-asylum-in-the-eu

A total of 66,545 first-time asylum applications for international protections were filed by non-EU citizens in the European states in July – 265 more than in the previous months, scoring an increase of 0.4 percent....

20. Poland, Spain & Italy are a favorite for working migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/poland-spain-italy-are-a-favorite-for-working-migrants

The median age in the 27 European Union countries is projected to mark an increase of 4.5 years between 2019 and 2050 to reach 48.2 years....

21. Increase in new asylum applications in Cyprus and EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/increase-in-new-asylum-applications-in-cyprus-and-eu

In May 2022, first-time asylum applicants in the European Union increased by 17% compared to April 2022, and by 89% compared to May 2021, according to monthly asylum data published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the EU....

22. Former senior U.S. official admits to planning attempted foreign coups

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-senior-u-s-official-admits-to-planning-attempted-foreign-coups

John Bolton, a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and former White House national security adviser, said on Tuesday that he had helped plan attempted coups in foreign countries....

23. First time asylum seekers in EU increase by 85% in February

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-time-asylum-seekers-in-eu-increase-by-85-in-february

In February 2022, first-time asylum applications by persons who applied for international protection in EU member states increased by 85% compared to February 2021 and by 3% compared to last January, according to the latest monthly asylum data published by Eurostat, the EU’s statistical service....

24. Sergei Guriev: Ukraine was a ‘major miscalculation’ by Putin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sergei-guriev-ukraine-was-a-‘major-miscalculation-by-putin

What Russian President Vladimir Putin was hoping to accomplish by invading Ukraine on February 24 was “another Crimea effect (in 2014 his approval rating grew from 60 to 90%),”...

25. Zalensky makes impassioned speech to EU Parliament, gets standing ovation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zalensky-makes-impassioned-speech-to-eu-parliament-gets-standing-ovation

President Volodymyr Zelensky today told European leaders Ukrainians are ‘paying the ultimate price to defend freedom’....

26. Historic leak of Swiss banking records reveals unsavory clients

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/historic-leak-of-swiss-banking-records-reveals-unsavory-clients

Despite two decades of pledges by Credit Suisse to crack down on illegitimate funds, data leaked from the bank reveals that it catered to dozens of criminals, dictators, intelligence officials, sanctioned parties and political actors with outsized wealth....

27. Hilton Group takes over two more hotels in Attica

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/hilton-group-takes-over-two-more-hotels-in-attica

Hilton Athens, the capital’s landmark hotel, may have just closed for an overhaul and rebrand into Conrad and Waldorf Astoria, but the Hilton Group is developing two more units in Attica....

28. What's left for the Turkish Cypriot economy after 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/what-s-left-for-the-turkish-cypriot-economy-after-2021

Shortly before the pandemic began, Turks and foreign analysts warned of the effects of the Erdogan government's wrong moves and decisions on the economy....

29. Social media enabling destruction of democracy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/social-media-enabling-destruction-of-democracy

“It’s the enabler of the destruction of democracy. It’s the enabler of the destruction of the facts,” says the Filipino Nobel Laureate Maria Ressa...

30. At 23 years old, she is the youngest person ever to travel to all 196 countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/at-23-years-old-she-is-the-youngest-person-ever-to-travel-to-all-196-countries

It took her 3 years and, finally, at the ripe old age of 21, Lexie Alford now holds the title of youngest person ever to travel to all 196 countries in the world...

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