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31. More seniors turning to marijuana to ease ailments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-seniors-turning-to-marijuana-to-ease-ailments

As marijuana gains acceptance and legalization across the United States, a growing number of seniors, including Vietnam veteran Bill Martin, are turning to cannabis to address health issues....

32. Cyprus-Chevron's Aphrodite development talks intensify

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-chevron-s-aphrodite-development-talks-intensify

Negotiations between Cyprus and Chevron regarding the long-standing differences over Block ''12'' on Cyprus' Aphrodite are reaching a climax. On November 20, the deadline for the last two-week extension granted to Chevron expired....

33. FT: Tech giants clash with EU over internet control

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ft-tech-giants-clash-with-eu-over-internet-control

A Financial Times article has reported that major players like TikTok and Meta, the parent company of Facebook, are pushing back against the European Union's (EU) recent internet regulations aimed at fostering greater openness and competition in online markets....

34. Trans people now eligible for baptism and godparent duty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trans-people-now-eligible-for-baptism-and-godparent-duty

The Vatican’s doctrinal office has said that transgender people can under certain circumstances be baptised in the Catholic church and serve as godparents in a statement that has been hailed as a “major step for trans inclusion”....

35. Halloumi talks continue as stakeholders seek common ground

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/halloumi-talks-continue-as-stakeholders-seek-common-ground

In a meeting lasting over four hours on Monday evening at the Agricultural Research Institute in Aglandjia, discussions on the issue of halloumi concluded with a concise announcement from the Ministry. It was decided to continue talks with different stakeholder groups individually....

36. Limassol International Book Fair returns for its second year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-international-book-fair-returns-for-its-second-year

The Limassol International Book Fair is back for its second edition, and it's set to captivate book enthusiasts from November 17 to 19 at Lanitis Carob Mills in Limassol. ...

37. New code of conduct for officials Introduced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-code-of-conduct-for-officials-introduced

The Council of Ministers has officially adopted the Code of Conduct for government members, announced the Deputy Government spokesman. This development signifies a significant step towards establishing a clear set of ethical guidelines within the government....

38. The overtime pay debacle and lessons in effective governance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-overtime-pay-debacle-and-lessons-in-effective-governance

The issue surrounding the payment of overtime compensation to the Deputy Government Spokesperson, Doxa Komodromou, has become the focal point of political discussion in recent weeks. ...

39. Nicosia Municipal Theatre introduces gender-neutral restrooms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-municipal-theatre-introduces-gender-neutral-restrooms

In a move aimed at promoting acceptance and inclusion, the Nicosia Municipal Theatre has introduced gender-neutral restrooms, according to an official announcement....

40. From fines to fine lines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-fines-to-fine-lines

The face of the honorable Minister of Transport, Alexis Vafeadi, conveyed a different message compared to his statements before the Parliament's Transportation Committee....

41. Holocaust memorials under attack amidst German far-right rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/holocaust-memorials-under-attack-amidst-german-far-right-rise

Surveys show that hardcore political beliefs are spreading beyond traditionally right-wing demographic groups....

42. Borrowers in a high-stakes game of loan roulette

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/borrowers-in-a-high-stakes-game-of-loan-roulette

In 2023, borrowers face a pivotal year, primarily due to the soaring levels of inflation, rising prices, and increasing interest rates. This year also carries significant importance for banks, not in terms of profits, ...

43. Italy's cry for help: Facing a migrant surge amid EU discord

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/italy-s-cry-for-help-facing-a-migrant-surge-amid-eu-discord

Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni has appealed for greater European support as her country confronts a surge of people fleeing north Africa, amid growing tensions between Rome and other EU capitals over migration policy....

44. Academics weigh in on Chlorakas' violent turn

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/academics-weigh-in-on-chlorakas-violent-turn

Academics from the fields of psychology and political science are presenting an interpretation of recent events in Chloraka. The events involved a protest march by local residents over the migration issue, which took a dramatic turn with incidents of beatings, property destruction, and individual arrests. ...

45. Step up, weigh in! Korean Air weighs passengers for safety

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/step-up-weigh-in-korean-air-weighs-passengers-for-safety

Starting Monday, passengers flying on Korean Air may be asked to step on a scale before boarding their flight. ...

46. The controversy surrounding the mobile traffic cams

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-controversy-surrounding-the-mobile-traffic-cams

The introduction of photo enforcement cameras was met with skepticism from citizens right from the start....

47. Interior Minister says barbed wire plan 'impractical and politically risky'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-says-barbed-wire-plan-impractical-and-politically-risky

In a recent statement, Interior Minister Constantinos Ioannou deemed the idea of placing barbed wire along the Green Line to handle migrant flows as practically impossible and politically dangerous. ...

48. Proposed foreclosure reforms spark debate in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/proposed-foreclosure-reforms-spark-debate-in-cyprus

Three proposals will be discussed at the last Plenary Session of the House of Representatives before the summer recess, along with three scenarios regarding the outcome of the foreclosure framework....

49. Sweden's NATO Membership hangs in the balance as Turkey poses last-minute hurdle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sweden-s-nato-membership-hangs-in-the-balance-as-turkey-poses-last-minute-hurdle

The developments surrounding Sweden’s NATO membership are rapidly unfolding, with indications pointing towards an imminent announcement of an agreement during the Vilnius summit held on July 11-12. However, there remains the possibility that Turkey may disrupt the proceedings at the last moment....

50. Thumbs-up emoji deemed legally binding

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thumbs-up-emoji-deemed-legally-binding

A Canadian judge has ruled that the “thumbs-up” emoji is just as valid as a signature, arguing that courts need to adapt to the “new reality” of how people communicate as he ordered a farmer to pay C$82,000 ($61,442) for an unfulfilled contract....

51. EU involvement key to restarting negotiations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-involvement-key-to-restarting-negotiations

The Turkish narrative for a two-state solution cannot be part of any discussion in a new round of negotiations on the Cyprus issue, the Minister of Defence, Michalis Giorgallas said on Sunday, addressing a memorial service for fallen soldiers during the 1974 Turkish invasion....

52. Behind-the-scenes insights in parliament

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/behind-the-scenes-insights-in-parliament

Journalism is also called the "fourth estate," not because it has institutional power, but because it can function as a supplementary force in the governance of a place. ...

53. Turkish president orders completion of illegal airport infrastructure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-president-orders-completion-of-illegal-airport-infrastructure

After the order of the Turkish President to complete and inaugurate the new runway and terminal of the illegal airport in Tymbou on July 20, action has been taken by the "government," writes Geni Duzen, noting that the "regulation" for the "certification of construction, development, licensing, and operation of airports (amendment)" and the "regulation" for the "principles and procedures to be applied in construction tenders (Amendment)" has been published in the "official gazette."...

54. Sacrificing authenticity for viral validation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/sacrificing-authenticity-for-viral-validation

In an era dominated by digital connectivity, social media has seamlessly integrated itself into the fabric of our lives....

55. ECB raises interest rate to 3.20% in ongoing tightening campaign

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ecb-raises-interest-rate-to-3-20-in-ongoing-tightening-campaign

The European Central Bank (ECB) has announced its decision to raise the interest rate to 3.20%, marking another step in its ongoing monetary policy tightening campaign. ...

56. Another senator on board with F35 deal for Greeks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-senator-on-board-with-f35-deal-for-greeks

US Senator Jim Risch, the top Republican on the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, has approved the sale of Lockheed Martin Corp’s F-35 fighter jets to Greece, adding the last signature needed before the deal can go through, Hellas Journal reported on Thursday...

57. Tatar pushes for energy cooperation while insisting on 'two states'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-pushes-for-energy-cooperation-while-insisting-on-two-states

TC leader Ersin Tatar recently sent a message to President Nicos Christodoulides, expressing the TC side's support for a solution in Cyprus. Tatar emphasized the importance of cooperation "between the two states living side by side" and reiterated his belief that a two-state solution would enhance prosperity on the island. ...

58. Improperly screwed bolts blamed for school bus incident in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/improperly-screwed-bolts-blamed-for-school-bus-incident-in-larnaca

Light has been shed on the cause of the incident involving a moving bus carrying schoolchildren in Larnaca, revealing that two of its wheels had become loose due to improperly screwed-in bolts, according to Transport Minister Alexis Vafeadi....

59. First couple stands at ease during diplomatic reception

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-couple-stands-at-ease-during-diplomatic-reception

Cyprus’ first couple felt right at home on Tuesday when the president and the first lady, both career diplomats by trade, hosted a reception for members of diplomatic and consular missions on the island...

60. The Turkish formula for Cyprus is challenging

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-turkish-formula-for-cyprus-is-challenging

A complex equation for the Cyprus problem is foreseen by circles at the EU headquarters, regardless of who wins Turkey's elections. This is because neither of the two main candidates, Tayyip Erdogan nor Kemal Kilicdaroglu, has the resolution of the Cyprus problem on their agenda. ...

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