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1. Historic Artemis statue found at Kourion site

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/historic-artemis-statue-found-at-kourion-site

A marble statue of Apollo’s twin sister Artemis dated to the fourth century CE was found during the 2024 final excavation season of the Kourion Urban Space Project....

2. Accurate dating of Kyrenia shipwreck confirmed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/accurate-dating-of-kyrenia-shipwreck-confirmed

Using various lines of evidence researchers have determined that the Kyrenia shipwreck had been constructed between about 345-313 BC and sank between about 286-272 BC......

3. Archaeologists discover key features of historic Cypriot city

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/archaeologists-discover-key-features-of-historic-cypriot-city

Exciting new discoveries about the ancient city of Nea Paphos have come to light thanks to a joint excavation by teams from the Universities of Warsaw and Krakow, working with the Cyprus Department of Antiquities. ...

4. Athens is the ultimate hit with Americans as visitors top 1 million

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-is-the-ultimate-hit-with-americans-as-visitors-top-1-million

Athens has developed into a booming 12-month tourism destination, and its biggest market is the US, a new survey is showing....

5.  President Christodoulidis announces Cabinet reshuffle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-christodoulidis-announces-cabinet-reshuffle

President Nikos Christodoulidis has announced a series of government appointments, effective Wednesday, January 10, 2023. The changes, made under constitutional authority, include:...

6. Denmark's Queen Margrethe II to relinquish throne on Jan. 14

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/denmark-s-queen-margrethe-ii-to-relinquish-throne-on-jan-14

In a surprising New Year's Eve announcement, Queen Margrethe II of Denmark revealed her decision to step down from the throne on January 14, 2024. ...

7. Ancient mysteries unearthed on Cyprus' northern coastline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ancient-mysteries-unearthed-on-cyprus-northern-coastline

In the vicinity of the occupied village of Davlos, specifically at the location of Vikli (Galounia), an astonishing geological formation has captivated attention. This formation comprises a sequence of alternating layers of clay, marl, sandstone, limestone, and other rocks....

8. Study uncovers 117,000-year human ancestor bottleneck

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/study-uncovers-117-000-year-human-ancestor-bottleneck

A team of scientists from the United States, Italy, and China may have finally explained a large gap in the African and Eurasian fossil record....

9. NYU expedition uncovers remarkable archaeological finds on Geronisos Island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nyu-expedition-uncovers-remarkable-archaeological-finds-on-geronisos-island

The Department of Antiquities announced on Wednesday the impressive findings brought to light by the New York University archaeological dig on Geronisos Island, in the area of Agios Georgios of Pegeia. ...

10. President appoints Dr. Vasiliki Kassianidou as Deputy Minister of Culture

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-appoints-dr-vasiliki-kassianidou-as-deputy-minister-of-culture

The Presidential Office issued a statement today announcing the resignation of Michalis Hatzigiannis from his role as Deputy Minister of Culture....

11. The who's who of the Christodoulides government

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-who-s-who-of-the-christodoulides-government

On Monday afternoon (27/02), Nikos Christodoulides, the country's new leader, unveiled his new administration. Read the detailed biographies of the individuals who make up the new government....

12. Nikos Christodoulides is now the 8th President of the Republic of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nikos-christodoulides-is-now-the-8th-president-of-the-republic-of-cyprus

After all the campaigning, the name-calling, an unprecedented split in one of the nation’s oldest parties and even the bitterness emanating from certain candidates who lost in the first round, it’s finally over. ...

13. The Louvre, the British Museum, and now the New Cyprus Museum (photos - video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-louvre-the-british-museum-and-now-the-new-cyprus-museum-photos-video

Work on the New Cyprus Museum will begin in January 2023, and the project is expected to take 42 months to complete, with completion scheduled for mid-2026. ...

14. Cyprus Institute academics are some of the top scientists worldwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-institute-academics-are-some-of-the-top-scientists-worldwide

Academics of the Cyprus Institute have recently been included in two ranking lists of top scientists worldwide....

15. CMP: More human remains discovered in Troulli excavation site

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cmp-more-human-remains-discovered-in-troulli-excavation-site

Two members of the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP), Leonidas Pantelides, from the Greek Cypriot office and Hakkı Müftüzade from the Turkish Cypriot office visited the excavation site in Troulloi/Trulli on the 7th of November, where human remains had been discovered....

16. Broken fortress discovered under 'mega-monument' burial mound in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/broken-fortress-discovered-under-mega-monument-burial-mound-in-cyprus

Archaeologists excavating an enormous ancient burial mound in Cyprus have uncovered an even older structure hidden beneath it: a rampart, or part of a defensive wall, according to a statement from the Department of Antiquities Cyprus....

17. Take a walk through the Nicosia airport (Update)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/take-a-walk-through-the-nicosia-airport

After almost 50 years, Nicosia airport comes back to life, thanks to the Cyprus Institute....

18. New medical degree offered in English

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/new-medical-degree-offered-in-english

The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki’s School of Medicine opened its doors on Monday to 60 foreign students who have signed up for its newly fledged English-language undergraduate program....

19. Entrance fees to be scrapped at 12 Cyprus museums

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/entrance-fees-to-be-scrapped-at-12-cyprus-museums

Entrance fees will be scrapped at 12 museums across Cyprus in a bid to boost visitors....

20. Gift etiquette broken over Cypriot vase

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gift-etiquette-broken-over-cypriot-vase

Cyprus will seek an explanation from the British government over how an ancient vase given to the late Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher as a state gift has ended up on the auction block...

21. Intact late Minoan tomb found in Crete

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/intact-late-minoan-tomb-found-in-crete

Archaeologists in Crete have discovered an intact Minoan-era tomb containing a well-preserved adult skeleton as well as funerary vessels....

22. Kids become archaeologists for a day at Ancient Corinth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kids-become-archaeologists-for-a-day-at-ancient-corinth

A colorful and joyful gaggle of 31 kids head down a narrow footpath to an excavation site at Ancient Corinth. They are all carrying backpacks and wearing identical green hats to protect them from the hot sun. ...

23. Cannabis and opium were part of ancient Cypriot culture

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cannabis-and-opium-were-part-of-ancient-cypriot-culture

The distinction between medicine and the mind-altering drug may have been lost on ancient peoples...

24. Two looted artefacts handed back to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-archaeological-objects-handed-back-to-cyprus

The ancient objects were handed over to the Ambassador to Germany owners of the Galerie Günter Puhze...

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