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1. Vatican's keeper of secrets retires, unveils hidden truths

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vatican-s-keeper-of-secrets-retires-unveils-hidden-truths

The Vatican, known for its enigmatic archives, sheds light on its secrets as Archbishop Sergio Pagano reveals hidden details spanning 12 centuries in his upcoming book, ''Secretum.''...

2. Cyprus stirs controversy with Sweden in heritage pact

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-stirs-controversy-with-sweden-in-heritage-pact

In a historic move, the Technological University of Cyprus (TEPAK) and Sweden's State Museums, represented by Ann Follin from Medelhavsmuseet, have formally inked a Collaboration Agreement....

3. Tourist, convinced of curse, returns stolen Pompeii artifacts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourist-convinced-of-curse-returns-stolen-pompeii-artifacts

A tourist recently made headlines by returning stones stolen from the ancient site of Pompeii, attributing her breast cancer to the famous 'curse' associated with the artifacts....

4. Titanic dinner menu resurfaces for auction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/titanic-dinner-menu-resurfaces-for-auction

Nearly 111 years following the tragic Titanic disaster, a remarkable array of items that endured one of the deadliest shipwrecks in human history is set to go under the auctioneer's gavel....

5. 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....

6. Mexican congressional hearing unveils extraterrestrial specimens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mexican-congressional-hearing-unveils-extraterrestrial-specimens

Mexican lawmakers heard testimony that "we are not alone" in the universe and saw the alleged remains of non-human beings in an extraordinary hearing marking the Latin American country's first congressional event on UFOs....

7. Museum curator sacked for selling priceless artifacts on Ebay

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/museum-curator-sacked-for-selling-priceless-artifacts-on-ebay

A member of staff who was allegedly stealing priceless items from the British Museum was named to bosses three years ago - after they went up for sale on eBay....

8. 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. ...

9. Religious treasures rescued from Occupied Territory

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/religious-treasures-rescued-from-occupied-territory

Meet the "Super Patriot" who refuses to hear a word about coexistence with Turkish Cypriots or a federal solution....

10. Australian citizens collaborate to repatriate Cypriot treasures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/australian-citizens-collaborate-to-repatriate-cypriot-treasures

Thirty-six (36) Cypriot antiquities were successfully repatriated from Australia on May 20, thanks to the generous initiative of Australian citizens who voluntarily returned the antiquities in their possession to Cyprus....

11. US returns over 80 Cypriot antiquities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-returns-over-80-cypriot-antiquities-in-repatriation-ceremony

More than 80 Cypriot antiquities will be repatriated to Cyprus from the US. To this end, a ceremony has taken place in Washington in the presence of the Director of the Department of Antiquities, Dr. Marina Solomidou-Ieronymidou....

12. Artifacts from Cyprus, Crete and Sardinia featured in Cambridge museum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/artifacts-from-cyprus-crete-and-sardinia-featured-in-cambridge-museum

'Islanders: The Making of the Mediterranean' will open at the Fitzwilliam Museum, the University of Cambridge’s principal museum, on Friday....

13. Excavations reveal rare feature in prehistoric Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/excavations-reveal-rare-feature-in-prehistoric-cyprus

The 2022 excavations at Chlorakas-Palloures which have been completed have yielded important information on the Chalcolithic period, between 3500 and 2500 BC in Cyprus, the Department of Antiquities of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works announced on Wednesday....

14. Introducing 'EnterCY', Cyprus' newest sightseeing app

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/introducing-entercy-cyprus-newest-sightseeing-app

The creation of the EnterCY platform and application brings us one step closer to integrating technology into the tourist experience offered to visitors to Cyprus...

15. Is the drone base in Lefkoniko growing? (satellite image)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/is-the-drone-base-in-lefkoniko-growing-satellite-image

Three years ago today, in December 2019, Turkey publicly announced the first-ever permanent deployment of the TB-2 Bayraktar drone in the occupied territories. ...

16. A tunnel discovered in Egypt may lead to Cleopatra's lost tomb

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-tunnel-discovered-in-egypt-may-lead-to-cleopatra-s-lost-tomb

A major discovery of underground tunnels has been made in Egypt, and archeologists believe they could be part of the lost tomb of Cleopatra....

17. 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....

18. The Med gets first offshore wind farm as Italy vows energy revolution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-med-gets-first-offshore-wind-farm-as-italy-vows-energy-revolution

The Mediterranean's first offshore wind farm is rising from the shallows off Italy, its turbines a symbol of hope for a Europe suffering an energy crisis exacerbated by war....

19. UK man hands Cyprus Church icon taken by his officer father

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-man-hands-cyprus-church-icon-taken-by-his-officer-father

An 18th-century icon that a British officer spirited out of war-wracked Cyprus in 1974 was returned Wednesday to the island’s Orthodox Church by the officer’s son to reunite it with those “who really appreciate what it stands for.”...

20. Lefkara named as one of the best tourist destinations in the world

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/lefkara-named-as-one-of-the-best-tourist-destinations-in-the-world

The World Tourism Organisation has named the best tourism villages in the world. The villages were ranked based on several important factors....

21. 47 stolen antiquities from Steinhardt collection returning to Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/47-stolen-antiquities-from-steinhardt-collection-returning-to-greece

Forty-seven illegally trafficked Greek artifacts, among the dozens surrendered by American hedge-fund billionaire Michael Steinhardt under a deal with US authorities, will be returned to Greece in the coming days, the Culture Ministry announced Thursday....

22. USA: Fund manager to turn over $70 million in stolen antiquities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-fund-manager-to-turn-over-$70-million-in-stolen-antiquities

Billionaire hedge fund manager Michael Steinhardt has agreed to turn over $70 million worth of stolen antiquities and will be subject to an unprecedented lifetime ban on acquiring antiquities, the Manhattan district attorney announced Monday....

23. Artifacts returned to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/artifacts-returned-to-cyprus

Cyprus recently recovered 38 of its antiquities. The Department of Antiquities of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works, has announced that on the 11th November 2021...

24. American couple arrested at Athens airport with antiquities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/american-couple-arrested-at-athens-airport-with-antiquities

Two American nationals were arrested at Athens’ international airport on Monday after fragments of ancient vessels and other objects were discovered in their luggage....

25. Cyprus worried over Salamis piece on eBay

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-worried-over-salamis-piece-on-ebay

Turkish Cypriot police have launched an investigation after a piece of marble from the ancient site of Salamis ended up on eBay...

26. Anastasiades to meet the Queen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-to-meet-the-queen

27. Two ‘shipwreck hunters’ arrested in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-‘shipwreck-hunters-arrested-in-larnaca

Cyprus police have arrested two foreign nationals in connection with a suspected illegal search for antiquities underwater...

28. Turkish Cypriot religious leader supports return of icons held in Kyrenia castle to Church of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-religious-leader-supports-return-of-icons-held-in-kyrenia-castle-to-church-of-cyprus

29. Three held in Kouklia site theft

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-held-in-kouklia-site-theft

Cyprus police have arrested three men in connection with a case of illicit trade in antiquities. A concerned citizen had phoned the police after spotting a car parked in a remote area near Kouklia, Paphos, which is also the site of a current archeological dig. ...

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