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1. Protesters paint Stonehenge, Taylor Swift jet not present at airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-paint-stonehenge-taylor-swift-jet-not-present-at-airport

Environmental activists from the group Just Stop Oil have sparked widespread condemnation after a series of disruptive protests within 24 hours....

2. Fidias Panayiotou's election sets a new standard

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fidias-panayiotou-s-election-sets-a-new-standard

The election of YouTuber Fidias Panayiotou to the European Parliament has left traditional political parties in Cyprus rethinking their game plan, according to an article written by Kathimerini's Yiannis Ioannou....

3. Animal rights activists deface King Charles III portrait

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/animal-rights-activists-deface-king-charles-iii-portrait

Animal rights activists defaced a new portrait of King Charles III on Tuesday as it hung in a London gallery....

4. 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....

5. Turkey grapples with stray dog crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-grapples-with-stray-dog-crisis

Dogs rush over and greet Nilgul Sayar when she arrives by car to feed them in the countryside near Istanbul, one of many Turks with affection for Turkey’s estimated four million stray dogs, whose fate now lies in the government’s hands....

6. Israeli police and military help settlers block Gaza aid convoys

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-police-and-military-help-settlers-block-gaza-aid-convoys

Individual members of Israel’s security forces are tipping off far-right activists and settlers to the location of aid trucks delivering vital supplies to Gaza, enabling the groups to block and vandalise the convoys, according to multiple sources....

7. Beluga whale trapped in Seoul skyscraper aquarium

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/beluga-whale-trapped-in-seoul-skyscraper-aquarium

In the heart of Seoul's bustling cityscape, Bella the beluga whale resides on the ground floor of the world's sixth-highest skyscraper, where she has spent a decade swimming aimlessly in a small, barren enclosure at the Aquarium of Another Life....

8. Pro-Palestinian protesters flood Malmo streets over Israel's Eurovision presence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pro-palestinian-protesters-flood-malmo-streets-over-israel-s-eurovision-presence

Not everyone in Malmo was welcoming the Eurovision Song Contest to town....

9. Police dismantle pro-Palestinian encampment at UCLA amid tense standoff

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-dismantle-pro-palestinian-encampment-at-ucla-amid-tense-standoff

Police at UCLA moved in on Thursday morning to dismantle the pro-Palestinian encampment, resulting in numerous arrests and the dispersal of most protesters. The operation followed UCLA's declaration of the camp as "unlawful" and escalated after a violent attack on the camp earlier in the week....

10. UCLA protests prompt large police deployment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ucla-protests-prompt-large-police-deployment

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), has become a focal point of tension as clashes erupted between pro-Palestinian activists and supporters of Israel, echoing similar unrest unfolding across American campuses....

11. European elections add twist to Cyprus polls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-elections-add-twist-to-cyprus-polls

On June 9, Cyprus goes to the polls in the most complicated elections in its history as the European elections and the local government elections are held in parallel, following the reform passed by the Parliament....

12. EU's passage of migration pact shrouded in controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-passage-of-migration-pact-shrouded-in-controversy

A ''Historic'' moment for Europe, as the Migration and Asylum Pact was approved by the plenary session of the European Parliament a few hours ago....

13. Court backs elderly women, holds Swiss Government liable for climate inaction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/court-backs-elderly-women-holds-swiss-government-liable-for-climate-inaction

A group of senior women in Switzerland, known as Senior Women for Climate Protection, with an average age of 74, have won a landmark......

14. Tractors block streets with beets and manure in EU protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tractors-block-streets-with-beets-and-manure-in-eu-protest

Farmers threw beets, sprayed manure at police and set hay alight on Tuesday as hundreds of tractors again sealed off streets close to the European Union headquarters, where agriculture ministers sought to ease a crisis that has led to months of protests across the 27-member bloc....

15. Nepali fighters demand return from Russia's war in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nepali-fighters-demand-return-from-russia-s-war-in-ukraine

Around 2,000 Nepali men have been recruited by Russia to fight in its war against Ukraine, according to information obtained by Sky News. Many of these men, driven by poverty, are now seeking a way to return home....

16. Iconic cosmetics brand shuts down US operations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/iconic-cosmetics-brand-shuts-down-us-operations

The Body Shop, a UK-based cosmetics company known for its natural, sustainable, and cruelty-free products, has officially ceased all operations in the United States and is set to close numerous Canadian stores as part of a bankruptcy filing....

17. Women siding with rapists and murderers?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/women-siding-with-rapists-and-murderers

Today is International Women's Day. Yesterday marked five months since the October 7 massacres in Israel....

18. France first in 50 years to secure abortion as constitutional right

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-first-in-50-years-to-secure-abortion-as-constitutional-right

France has taken a historic step by becoming the first country in half a century to enshrine abortion as a constitutional right. ...

19. Lawyer for Navalny’s family detained by Russian police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-for-navalny-s-family-detained-by-russian-police

A lawyer who helped the mother of a dead Russian activist get his body was arrested in Moscow on Tuesday....

20. European Parliament honors Navalny amidst food inflation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-parliament-honors-navalny-amidst-food-inflation

The European Parliament will commemorate the life of Russian activist Alexei Navalny, featuring an address by his wife, Yulia Navalnaya, in its plenary session this week in Strasbourg......

21. US Embassy Nicosia hosts exhibit of Ukrainian women amid Russian aggression

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-embassy-nicosia-hosts-exhibit-of-ukrainian-women-amid-russian-aggression

On the somber occasion of the second anniversary of Russia’s brutal re-invasion of Ukraine, U.S. Embassy Nicosia, in collaboration with Sunseed Art and Resilient Ukraine, is the proud sponsor of an art exhibit that depicts the faces, roles, stories, and remarkable resilience of Ukrainian women....

22. Russian detain over 300 paying tribute to Alexei Navalny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-detain-over-300-paying-tribute-to-alexei-navalny

Amidst global outcry, Russians mourn the death of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, detained in an Arctic prison, as more than 300 individuals face arrest for paying their respects....

23. Navalny's bruised body uncovered, investigation gains momentum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/navalny-s-bruised-body-uncovered-investigation-gains-momentum

In a dramatic turn of events, the body of Alexei Navalny has been discovered following yesterday's thriller where his relatives claimed he was not returned to them by Russian authorities....

24. Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny dies in Arctic prison

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-opposition-leader-alexey-navalny-dies-in-arctic-prison

In a shocking development, Alexey Navalny, the prominent Russian opposition leader and fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin, has died at the age of 47, according to the Russian prison service. ...

25. Lawmakers debate landmark same-sex marriage bill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawmakers-debate-landmark-same-sex-marriage-bill

In an ironic twist, Greek lawmakers began a heated debate on Valentine's Day over a landmark bill proposing the legalization of same-sex marriage. If approved, Greece would become the first Orthodox Christian country to legalize such unions....

26. Government officials gather to celebrate International Greek Language Day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-officials-gather-to-celebrate-international-greek-language-day

An event to mark International Greek Language Day celebrated on February 9th, the anniversary of the death of the Greek poet Dionysios Solomos......

27. Transgender athletes shake up women's volleyball game

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transgender-athletes-shake-up-women-s-volleyball-game

In a surprising turn of events, a women's college volleyball match in Canada witnessed the participation of five transgender athletes, igniting a heated debate on fairness and safety in sports....

28. Biden enacts sanctions against Israeli settlers in West Bank

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-enacts-sanctions-against-israeli-settlers-in-west-bank

The executive order issued by President Joe Biden on Thursday targets Israeli settlers accused of violence against Palestinians and Israeli peace activists in the West Bank....

29. Cypriot MPs decry threats to media freedom at European Assembly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-mps-decry-threats-to-media-freedom-at-european-assembly

Cypriot MPs Yiorgos Loukaides and Christiana Erotokritou spoke about the importance of freedom of speech and on the increasing......

30. Church and far-right parties react to Greece's marriage equality proposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/church-and-far-right-parties-react-to-greece-s-marriage-equality-proposal

Marriage equality legislation has managed to rattle the entire spectrum of the political system in Greece’s conservative society, from the right to the left....

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