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211. Biden signs same-sex marriage bill into law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-signs-same-sex-marriage-bill-into-law

“Marriage is a simple proposition. Who do you love? And will you be loyal to that person you love?” the president asked from the South Lawn. “It’s not more complicated than that.”...

212. The end of an era for the plane that shrank the world

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-end-of-an-era-for-the-plane-that-shrank-the-world

The last Boeing 747 is about to leave the assembly line today, after 53 years and at least 1,570 planes....

213. Rafales swing by Cyprus after testing NATO integration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rafales-swing-by-cyprus-after-testing-nato-integration

French fighter jets pierced Cypriot skies over Paphos on Sunday morning, following multicarrier interoperability operations between NATO navies in the Mediterranean...

214. Fisher backs federal model in Cyprus peace talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fisher-backs-federal-model-in-cyprus-peace-talks

I will use the full weight of my office to support Cypriot-led, UN-facilitated efforts to reunify Cyprus as a bizonal, bicommunal federation with political equality for all Cypriots candidate for the position of the US Ambassador to Cyprus, Julie Fisher, has assured...

215. China: Protesters are summoned to present their case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-protesters-are-summoned-to-present-their-case

Even though they were not identified during the protests, those who attended this weekend's protests in China have received phone calls from the authorities in recent days....

216. Turkey says S-400 ready for use if needed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-says-s-400-ready-for-use-if-needed

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar says his country’s Russian-made surface-to-air missile batteries are ready for action and will be used if the country is threatened...

217. Replacement of Russian arms mooted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/replacement-of-russian-arms-mooted

The war in Ukraine is expediting the complete decoupling of the Hellenic Armed Forces from Russian-made weapons systems, as it is becoming abundantly clear that the rupture between Moscow and NATO is not conducive to the creation of conditions for their maintenance...

218. Twitter closes its offices: Chaos in the aftermath of Musk's 'ultimatum'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/twitter-closes-its-offices-chaos-in-the-aftermath-of-musk-s-ultimatum

Hundreds of Twitter employees are expected to leave the company after new owner Elon Musk issued an ultimatum requiring employees to work "long hours at high intensity" or leave....

219. US-Cyprus army cooperation bill heads to the House

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-cyprus-army-cooperation-bill-heads-to-the-house

A bill that paves the way for further military cooperation between Cyprus and the Unites States reached the House this week, following months of media hype about the island’s intent to help Ukraine with Russian-made missiles, but the specific agreement explicitly excludes weapons systems...

220. Menendez reassures Cypriots no fighter jets for Erdogan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menendez-tells-cypriots-no-fighter-jets-for-erdogan

US Senator Bob Menendez has renewed his commitment to stop F-16 fighter sales to Turkey, calling instead on everyone to make sure that all Turkish soldiers leave Cyprus down to the last one...

221. NATO response convoluted in missile aftermath

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nato-response-convoluted-in-missile-aftermath

Puzzled world leaders breathed a sigh of relief on Wednesday after it was revealed that Ukrainian forces, not Russian, had fired missiles into Poland, but the incident had already disrupted G20 diplomacy meetings in Bali and further revealed hidden divisions within NATO...

222. Cyprus ‘greatly concerned’ after missiles hit Poland

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-‘greatly-concerned-after-missiles-hit-poland

Cyprus says it is following a deadly missile attack in Poland 'with great concern' after an explosion at a grain facility near the Ukrainian border killed two people, with Moscow flatly denying any involvement and Washington suggesting Russia was likely not an actor in the attack...

223. CIA Chief in Ankara, warns against the use of nukes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cia-chief-in-ankara-warns-against-the-use-of-nukes

U.S. Central Intelligence Agency Director William Burns is in Ankara to speak with his Russian intelligence counterpart to convey a message on the consequences of any use of nuclear weapons by Russia, a White House official said on Monday....

224. Cyprus looking for a piece of the US market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-looking-for-a-piece-of-the-us-market

Tourism Deputy Minister Savvas Perdios has revealed plans for “opening up” the US tourism market, with a visit to New York and Washington DC penned in for January....

225. Deep political divide in the US as midterm elections loom

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deep-political-divide-in-the-us-as-midterm-elections-loom

In a stark closing argument ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, President Joe Biden on Monday warned that a Republican victory could weaken the country's democratic institutions, while former President Donald Trump hinted he could announce another White House bid as soon as next week....

226. US Supreme Court says 'no' to Turkey's request to stop brawl lawsuits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-supreme-court-says-no-to-turkey-s-request-to-stop-brawl-lawsuits

The US Supreme Court on Monday rejected Turkey’s bid to shut down lawsuits in US courts stemming from a violent brawl outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence in Washington more than five years ago that left anti-government protesters badly beaten....

227. Paul Pelosi, husband of Nancy Pelosi, recovering after hammer attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paul-pelosi-husband-of-nancy-pelosi-recovering-after hammer-attack

Paul Pelosi, the husband of US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, is recovering from surgery after being attacked by a hammer-wielding intruder at the couple's San Francisco home....

228. Turkish praise for Israel-Lebanon deal draws Greek Cypriot response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-praise-for-israel-lebanon-deal-draws-greek-cypriot-response

Turkey has welcomed a historic maritime demarcation agreement between Israel and Lebanon that was finalized on Thursday, as Ankara hopes the US-brokered deal could serve as an example for resolving energy disputes on divided Cyprus, drawing reactions from Greek Cypriots...

229. US Raptors swing by Cyprus with surprise detour

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-raptors-swing-by-cyprus-with-surprise-detour

An unspecified number of F-22 fighter jets flew over Cyprus on Wednesday, with Greek media suggesting that a detour over the north of the island caught Turkey off guard...

230. Rishi Sunak to become Britain's next Prime Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rishi-sunak-is-britain-s-new-prime-minister

Britain's new prime minister is Rishi Sunak. Penny Mordaunt, the only candidate left standing for the Conservative leadership following Boris Johnson's withdrawal yesterday, has also withdrawn from the race, paving the way for Sunak to take over as Prime Minister....

231. Cyprus renews vaccination pitch as MEPs jab Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-renews-vaccination-pitch-as-meps-jab-brussels

A Cypriot top health official told medical professionals over the weekend that the state’s vaccination committee was constantly updating its decisions as new data on COVID-19 jabs became available, but the comments stopped short of stating new policy as criticism towards Pharma and EU bosses is picking up steam...

232. Bin Salman granted US immunity for Khashoggi murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bin-salman-granted-us-immunity-for-khashoggi-murder

The US has determined that Saudi Arabia's de facto leader - Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman - has immunity from a lawsuit filed by murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi's fiancée....

233. China finds friendly ear in Cyprus as EU cranks it up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-finds-friendly-ear-in-cyprus-as-eu-cranks-it-up

Cypriot House Speaker Annita Demetriou reaffirmed Nicosia’s One China position this week during a meeting with the Chinese ambassador, who responded with a similar One Cyprus principle as the two countries sought to strengthen ties while Brussels warned EU should steer clear...

234. Steele dossier acquittal highlights missing link in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/steele-dossier-acquittal-points-to-missing-link-in-cyprus

A Russian analyst was acquitted this week of accusations he provided false information that triggered an FBI probe against Trump, but a major takeaway from the trial pointed to Cyprus being a missing link in the investigation after insufficient evidence about an alleged source of the infamous Steele Dossier was not properly vetted...

235. German tanks arrive in Greece in swap deal for Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-tanks-arrive-in-greece-in-swap-deal-for-ukraine

Greece received the first six German tanks over the weekend in what has been reported as a swap deal between the two countries to assist Ukraine, fueling further rumors that a similar arrangement was in the works in Nicosia...

236. Arming Ukraine rumors intensify in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/arming-ukraine-rumors-intensify-in-cyprus

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has clarified that his country will not send weapons directly to Ukraine, but the commander-in-chief did not rule out a swap through a third country that was willing to replace Russian-made systems with modern armaments...

237. Two families sue Amazon for selling 'suicide kits' to teens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-families-sue-amazon-for-selling-suicide-kits-to-teens

Amazon is facing a lawsuit accusing it of selling so-called suicide kits, brought by the families of two teenagers who bought a deadly chemical on the company's website and later used it to take their own lives....

238. Women account for nearly two-thirds of patients with long Covid-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/women-account-for-nearly-two-thirds-of-patients-with-long-covid-19

According to the most comprehensive study of its kind to date, 63.2 percent of people with long-term Covid-19, or nearly two in three, are women. 6.2% of people with Covid-19 have infection symptoms that last at least three months. 15% of people with long-term Covid-19 have one or more persistent symptoms for at least a year....

239. Cyprus seen as ‘special window’ to arming Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-seen-as-‘special-window-to-arming-ukraine

Rumors continue to grow regarding Cyprus potentially supplying Russian-made weapons to Ukraine, with The New York Times this week suggesting Nicosia has been actively discussing better replacements from Washington in recent meetings where Kiev also came up as a topic of discussion...

240. Anastasiades, Erdogan size each other up in Prague

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-erdogan-size-each-other-up-in-prague

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades had a brief encounter with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Prague on Thursday, with conflicting reports emerging as to what exactly they talked about on the sidelines of the first European Political Community summit...

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