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1. Chinese president's visits to Serbia and Hungary yield new economic deals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-president-s-visits-to-serbia-and-hungary-yield-new-economic-deals

When Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Hungary last week, he arrived to one of the few places in the European Union where his country is considered......

2. International student numbers fall in UK universities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/international-student-numbers-fall-in-uk-universities

Universities are reporting a steep drop in international students applying to come to the UK, amid warnings that further restrictions on student visas would torpedo a vital flow of talent for Britain’s creative industries....

3. US considers downgrading marijuana

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-considers-downgrading-marijuana

In a historic shift in American drug policy, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is poised to reclassify marijuana as a less dangerous drug, moving it from Schedule 1 to Schedule 3, alongside substances like ketamine and certain anabolic steroids,...

4. Foreign students welcomed into labor market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/foreign-students-welcomed-into-labor-market

Labour Minister Yiannis Panagiotou announced on Tuesday the government's decision to enhance foreign students' access to the labor market, citing its significance in the country's development planning...

5. UK ranked worst in world for underage drinking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-ranked-worst-in-world-for-underage-drinking

Great Britain has the worst rate of child alcohol abuse worldwide, and more than half of children in England, Scotland and Wales have drunk alcohol by the age of 13, according to a report....

6. Government unveils ambitious housing strategy, Minister Ioannou reveals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-unveils-ambitious-housing-strategy-minister-ioannou-reveals

The government has set the people and their servicing without undue inconvenience at the core of its policies, Minister of the Interior Constantinos Ioannou said on Tuesday, adding the Ministry is working on issuing of public documents the Civil Registry Department. ...

7. Human rights status remains steady in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/human-rights-status-remains-steady-in-cyprus

The US State Department's annual report on human rights reveals that the situation in Cyprus saw no significant changes in 2023. The report covers both the Republic of Cyprus and the area administered by Turkish Cypriots, emphasizing the unique political landscape of the island....

8. Education Ministry warns of rise in child sexual abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/education-ministry-warns-of-rise-in-child-sexual-abuse

The Ministry of Education and Culture in Cyprus has expressed worry about a rise in reports of children being sexually abused by family members and others in the community....

9. MFA: Audit uncovers misuse of public funds and abuse of power

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mfa-audit-uncovers-misuse-of-public-funds-and-abuse-of-power

A recent audit conducted by the Audit Service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has revealed instances of misappropriation of public money and abuse of power spanning the years 2021 and 2022....

10. Children can now testify remotely, making them feel safe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/children-can-now-testify-remotely-making-them-feel-safe

In a significant development, children can now testify as e-witnesses in cases of sexual violence, a remarkable achievement facilitated by ''The Children's House'' in Nicosia. ...

11. Officer's ''patrol car, not a taxi'' remark preceded woman's tragic end

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officer-s-patrol-car-not-a-taxi-remark-preceded-woman-s-tragic-end

A police officer who conversed with 28-year-old Kyriaki over the phone before her tragic demise outside the Agii Anargyri Police Station has provided insights into his statement, ''the patrol car is not a taxi.'' ...

12. Health Insurance Organization fines 40+ providers €80K

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-insurance-organization-fines-40-providers-€80k

The Health Insurance Organization (HIO) has imposed fines totaling 80 thousand euros on over 40 health providers in 2023 for abuses within the General Healthcare System (GHS), according to data obtained by the Cyprus News Agency (CNA)....

13. Journalist who filmed Navalny's last video, now in police custody

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/journalist-who-filmed-navalny-s-last-video-now-in-police-custody

In a troubling development for press freedom in Russia, Antonina Favorskaya, a journalist renowned for her coverage of opposition leader Alexei Navalny......

14. Audit uncovers mismanagement in Cyprus' public health system

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/audit-uncovers-mismanagement-in-cyprus-public-health-system

In a damning revelation, Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides unveiled alarming mismanagement within Cyprus' public health sector, particularly in its flagship National Health System (GESY). ...

15. Hungarian government insider alleges corruption cover-up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hungarian-government-insider-alleges-corruption-cover-up

Former Hungarian government insider turned oppositionist Peter Magyar released an audio recording on Tuesday, alleging top officials conspired to cover up corruption, adding a new layer to a scandal that has rocked Prime Minister Viktor Orbán's political stronghold....

16. Pope defrocks Belgian bishop over sexual abuse allegations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-defrocks-belgian-bishop-over-sexual-abuse-allegations

Pope Francis took action against Roger Vangheluwe, the former Belgian bishop of Brugge, who admitted to sexually abusing his nephew but faced no Vatican punishment until now....

17. Charges filed in Arachova husky killing case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/charges-filed-in-arachova-husky-killing-case

A prosecutor has filed charges against an unnamed individual over the killing and torture of an eight-year-old Husky named Oliver in the popular winter resort town of Arachova, central Greece, in November last year....

18. Canada turns down plea for apology to British abused kids

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/canada-turns-down-plea-for-apology-to-british-abused-kids

The Canadian government has turned down the latest plea for an apology to British children who endured abuse while in the country....

19. US sanctions target Intellexa over cyber spyware

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-sanctions-target-intellexa-over-cyber-spyware

The United States has issued sanctions against Intellexa, linked to the black van, and other entities as part of cybersecurity principles, as revealed in a post on the U.S. Department of the Treasury's website. ...

20. Denied witness requests increase tension in Thanasis death inquiry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/denied-witness-requests-increase-tension-in-thanasis-death-inquiry

After a lengthy session yesterday, which spanned over five hours and included the examination of pathologist Dimitra Karagianni concerning the death of 26-year-old National Guard member Thanasis Nikolaou.....

21. More and more British kids abducted to Occupied Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-and-more-british-kids-abducted-to-occupied-cyprus

The past year has seen a worrying increase in parental abductions involving British children, with more than 500 minors taken from the UK....

22. Putin detains US ballerina for alleged $51 high treason

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-detains-us-ballerina-for-alleged-$51-high-treason

Vladimir Putin's Federal Security Service has detained Ksenia Karelina, a dual Russian-American ballerina, on suspicion of treason, officials reported Tuesday....

23. Stray dogs get shelter and hope in chilly Troodos (images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stray-dogs-get-shelter-and-hope-in-chilly-troodos-images

In a heartwarming display of community spirit, Action for Animals, under the leadership of Anthi Mousouris, a member of the Green Party Cyprus, ...

24. Man sentenced to 12 years in prison for child sexual abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-sentenced-to-12-years-in-prison-for-child-sexual-abuse

A 26-year-old man was sentenced to 12 years in prison yesterday (12/02) after the Larnaca Criminal Court found him guilty of child sexual abuse. ...

25. US strikes target Iran-backed groups in Iraq and Syria after troop attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-strikes-target-iran-backed-groups-in-iraq-and-syria-after-troop-attack

In response to an attack that claimed the lives of three American troops in Jordan last weekend, the United States has launched strikes on Iraq and Syria....

26. US senators grill social media CEOs over child safety concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-senators-grill-social-media-ceos-over-child-safety-concerns

In a heated session on Wednesday, U.S. senators confronted leaders of major social media companies, urging swift legislative action to address escalating threats of sexual predation targeting children on their platforms....

27. Cabinet reduces civil servants' sick leave days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-amendments-reducing-sick-leave-for-civil-servants

The Cabinet of Ministers, led by Finance Minister Makis Keravnos, has greenlit a significant amendment to regulations governing sick leave for civil servants....

28. Philippine President criticized over use of presidential helicopter to attend Coldplay concert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/philippine-president-criticized-over-use-of-presidential-helicopter-to-attend-coldplay-concert

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. faced backlash on social media after utilizing a presidential helicopter to attend a Coldplay concert in a province north of Manila last week....

29. Trimiklini businessman traps officials and police in illegal fish farm raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trimiklini-businessman-traps-officials-and-police-in-illegal-fish-farm-raid

A Trimiklini businessman allegedly diverted water from the Kouris River to illegal fish farms, according to an Audit Office report. On September 19, 2023, he verbally abused, assaulted, and trapped Fisheries Department officials who came to inspect his facilities....

30. Politico: Newly unsealed Epstein documents offer few insights into high-profile associates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/politico-newly-unsealed-epstein-documents-offer-few-insights-into-high-profile-associates

Newly unsealed court papers related to Jeffrey Epstein include the names of a handful of famous men whose associations with the late sex offender were previously known, but the documents provide few new disclosures about the nature of their relationships....

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