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1. Nicosia looks to Washington for key defense and visa policy changes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-looks-to-washington-for-key-defense-and-visa-policy-changes

In a bid to strengthen its relationship with the United States, Cyprus is focusing on two crucial dossiers: lifting the U.S. arms embargo and joining the U.S. Visa Waiver Program....

2. Cyprus and US tighten ties, visa-free travel and arms deals on the horizon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-us-tighten-ties-visa-free-travel-and-arms-deals-on-the-horizon

According to a report written by Yiannis Ioannou, the consolidation of Cyprus-US strategic cooperation and the conclusion of a strategic dialogue agreement have significantly deepened Cypriot-US relations at a critical time,...

3. Pope Francis hosts comedy summit at the Vatican

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-francis-hosts-comedy-summit-at-the-vatican

On Friday, Pope Francis welcomed more than 100 comedians to the Vatican, including stars like Jimmy Fallon and Chris Rock, for an event filled with laughter and fun. The gathering, which sparked both excitement and criticism, was a celebration of humor's ability to bring people together....

4. US, Cyprus launch strategic dialogue post Blinken-Kombos meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-cyprus-launch-strategic-dialogue-post-blinken-kombos-meeting

Cyprus and US confirmed Monday the strategic aspect of their relationship and set the timetable for the beginning of the Strategic Dialogue which is going to be starting in September....

5. US investment and educational opportunities rise in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-investment-and-educational-opportunities-rise-in-cyprus

The recent meeting between Cypriot Foreign Minister Konstantinos Kompos and US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken has underscored the strong and growing ties between Cyprus and the United States......

6. Kombos bolsters US relations while paving the path for Cyprus' future

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kombos-bolsters-us-relations-while-paving-the-path-for-cyprus-future

Foreign Minister Constantinos Kombos is currently on a diplomatic tour across three American states: Washington, New York, and Chicago. His agenda is packed with crucial meetings aimed at strengthening bilateral relations between the US and Cyprus,...

7. EU to impose up to 25% tax on imported Chinese EVs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/eu-to-impose-up-to-25-tax-on-imported-chinese-evs

The European Commission is set to notify car makers on Wednesday that it will provisionally apply additional duties of up to 25% on imported Chinese electric vehicles (EVs) starting next month, according to the Financial Times, citing sources familiar with the matter....

8. Gantz resigns from war cabinet over Gaza strategy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gantz-resigns-from-war-cabinet-over-gaza-strategy

Benny Gantz, Israel's war cabinet minister, announced his resignation from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's emergency government, citing dissatisfaction with Netanyahu’s approach to the ongoing conflict with Hamas in Gaza....

9. Foreign Minister begins US diplomatic blitz

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-minister-begins-diplomatic-blitz-in-the-us

Cyprus Minister of Foreign Affairs, Constantinos Kombos, embarks on a significant working visit to the United States, starting with engagements in Washington, New York, and Chicago....

10. Is there a link between coronavirus and cancer?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/is-there-a-link-between-coronavirus-and-cancer

In Rock Hill, South Carolina, Kashyap Patel, the head of Carolina Blood and Cancer Care Associates, grew concerned during a lunch meeting in 2021. ...

11. Cypriot team ''Brute Force'' takes NASA challenge by storm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-team-brute-force-takes-nasa-challenge-by-storm

''Brute Force,'' a Cypriot team, clinched the top prize at the prestigious NASA Space Apps Challenge award ceremony held at NASA Headquarters in Washington DC. ...

12. Israeli settler defies US sanctions, gains community aid to access frozen funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-settler-defies-us-sanctions-gains-community-aid-to-access-frozen-funds

For weeks after being sanctioned by the United States, Yinon Levi struggled to pay the bills, living at his farming outpost atop a hill in the occupied West Bank. But the Israeli settler’s problems didn’t last....

13. May Newsletter of K. Treppides & Co Ltd: Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/1-may-newsletter-of-k-treppides-co-ltd-cyprus-securities-and-exchange-commission-european-securities-and-markets-authority

A new issue is out from the newsletter by K. Treppides & Co Ltd, a leader in financial advisory and consulting services with offices in three countries. ...

14. Biden rejects ICC's authority over Netanyahu

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-rejects-icc-s-authority-over-netanyahu

President Joe Biden declared on Thursday that the United States does not recognize the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC)....

15. Trump asks oil execs for $1B to undo enviro rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-asks-oil-execs-for-$1b-to-undo-enviro-rules

Former President Donald Trump has made bold promises to overturn dozens of environmental regulations and laws implemented by the Biden administration during a meeting with top executives of American oil companies....

16. Biden halts weapon shipment to Israel over Rafah invasion concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-halts-weapon-shipment-to-israel-over-rafah-invasion-concerns

US President Joe Biden’s administration paused a shipment of weapons to Israel last week in opposition to apparent moves by the Israelis to invade the southern Gaza city of Rafah, a senior administration official has said....

17. US urges China, Russia that humans must have total control over nuclear arms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-urges-china-russia-that-humans-must-have-total-control-over-nuclear-arms

A senior U.S. official on Thursday urged China and Russia to match declarations by the United States and others that only humans, and never artificial intelligence, would make decisions on deploying nuclear weapons....

18. Our neighborhood just got unpredictable again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/our-neighborhood-just-got-unpredictable-again

This part of the world has always been full of surprises. The most recent came on Friday afternoon when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at the United States and Israel and said he was calling off a planned visit to Washington. ...

19. U.S. military hails Cyprus cooperation in Gaza aid delivery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/u-s-military-hails-cyprus-cooperation-in-gaza-aid-delivery

U.S. military personnel expressed gratitude to Cyprus for its role in facilitating the delivery of humanitarian aid to Gaza via sea. Senior defense and Biden administration officials provided details on Thursday about the construction of a temporary pier off Gaza's coast, set to be completed by early May....

20. Polar bears stranded on land as sea ice vanishes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/polar-bears-stranded-on-land-as-sea-ice-vanishes

If you’ve ever wanted to experience a day in the life of a polar bear, you’re in luck. ...

21. Student protests spread across US universities over Israel-Hamas conflict (vid)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/student-protests-spread-across-us-universities-over-israel-hamas-conflict-vid

Student protests have erupted at colleges nationwide over the Israel-Hamas conflict. It began with over 100 demonstrators arrested at Columbia University last week...

22. Tehran avoids escalating conflict with Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tehran-avoids-escalating-conflict-with-israel

Explosions echoed over an Iranian city on Friday in what sources described as an Israeli attack, but Tehran played down the incident and indicated it had no plans for retaliation - a response that appeared gauged towards averting region-wide war....

23. In the face of threats, Biden tells Israel to 'take the win'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-the-face-of-threats-biden-tells-israel-to-take-the-win

The Biden administration congratulated Israel on successfully intercepting over 300 missiles and drones launched by Iran, with US support....

24. Another whistleblower sparks concerns over Boeing 787 Dreamliner safety

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-whistleblower-sparks-concerns-over-boeing-787-dreamliner-safety

According to the Washington Post, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is delving into fresh claims by a long-serving Boeing engineer asserting that sections of fuselages on the company's 787 Dreamliner planes have been improperly fastened together....

25. Accelerated aging linked to rising young adult cancer rates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/accelerated-aging-linked-to-rising-young-adult-cancer-rates

Researchers investigating the surge in certain cancers among younger adults have uncovered a potential link to accelerated biological aging, according to CNN....

26. New Jersey and New York shaken by strongest quake in 100 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-jersey-and-new-york-shaken-by-strongest-quake-in-100-years

A rare magnitude 4.8 earthquake jolted New Jersey on Friday, surprising residents across the Northeast United States, an area unaccustomed to significant seismic activity....

27. Turkish Cypriot leader meets US officials before UN talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-leader-meets-us-officials-before-un-talks

Ersin Tatar, the leader of the Turkish Cypriot community, held discussions with State Department officials in Washington as part of his visit to the United States, where he is scheduled to meet with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in New York today....

28. Celebrating Greek independence, a White House tradition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/celebrating-greek-independence-a-white-house-tradition

On Thursday, President Joe Biden hosted a ceremony at the White House celebrating Greek independence. Some have questioned the usefulness of these annual gatherings, claiming that they lack substance and serve only public relations purposes....

29. America's airports finally win the restroom race

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/america-s-airports-finally-win-the-restroom-race

After a decade-long slump, American airports are celebrating a resurgence in restroom excellence....

30. 'Dirty fuel' suspected in Baltimore bridge collapse tragedy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dirty-fuel-suspected-in-baltimore-bridge-collapse-tragedy

Federal, state, and local authorities are launching a comprehensive investigation into the tragic Baltimore bridge collapse, focusing on various potential factors, including the possibility of contaminated fuel playing a role. ...

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