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1. 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....

2. South Korea bans dog meat in landmark legislation that ends centuries-old practice

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/south-korea-bans-dog-meat-landmark-legislation-ends-centuries-old-practice

South Korea's parliament passed a bill on Tuesday to ban the eating and selling of dog meat, a move that will end the controversial centuries-old practice amid growing support for animal welfare....

3. Turkey bans hit TV series over values clash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-bans-hit-tv-series-over-values-clash

In a controversial move, Turkey's broadcasting regulator, RTUK, enforced a two-week ban on the hit series ''Kizil Goncalar'' (Crimson Buds), citing conflicts with ''society's national and spiritual values.''...

4. Americans return home in surprise Venezuela swap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/americans-return-home-in-surprise-venezuela-swap

In a significant diplomatic development, Americans, previously considered wrongfully detained in Venezuela, have touched down at a U.S. military base in San Antonio, Texas. ...

5. Cyprus unveils sweeping measures to curb stadium violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-unveils-sweeping-measures-to-curb-stadium-violence

Justice Minister Anna Koukkides-Procopiou unveiled a series of measures aimed at addressing violence in stadiums following a Council of Ministers meeting. Key among these measures is the proposal to implement alcohol and drug tests prior to entry into sports venues....

6. EU's Schinas criticizes veto use, stresses need for compromise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-schinas-criticizes-veto-use-stresses-need-for-compromise

European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas voiced concerns about the use of the veto as a primary defense tactic, stating that it hinders compromise rather than facilitating it....

7. Russian authorities tighten grip, mandate passport surrender

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-authorities-tighten-grip-mandate-passport-surrender

In a recent government decree effective Monday, Russians subjected to travel bans must hand over their passports to authorities within five days of notification. ...

8. 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....

9. Nations unite for a tobacco-free tomorrow

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nations-unite-for-a-tobacco-free-tomorrow

There is a growing number of countries implementing measures to curb smoking, to eradicate the habit in future generations. Portugal, Canada, Australia, France, New Zealand, Mexico, and the UK are among those taking steps to create a smoke-free generation....

10. Over 400 pets rescued in Spain's anti-trafficking sting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-400-pets-rescued-in-spain-s-anti-trafficking-sting

A troubling incident unfolded on Wednesday morning when a 24-year-old foreigner, who had been seeking asylum in Cyprus, resorted to self-immolation in front of the Immigration and Aliens Service in Larnaca....

11. Former President's startling revelation about food

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-president-s-startling-revelation-about-food

In April 2022, former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, now deputy head of Russia’s Security Council, said on his Telegram channel: “Our food is our silent weapon. Silent — but formidable."...

12. Flavored heated tobacco to be banned as Cyprus aligns with EU directives

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/flavored-heated-tobacco-to-be-banned-as-cyprus-aligns-with-eu-directives

The Council of Ministers has approved amendments to regulations, including bans and warning labels on heated smoking products with flavored substances, according to Health Minister Poppy Kanari, in a move to align national legislation with European directives....

13. Ukraine sparks trade war with legal action over food bans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-sparks-trade-war-with-legal-action-over-food-bans

Ukraine has filed lawsuits to the World Trade Organization (WTO) against Slovakia, Poland and Hungary over their bans on food imports from Kyiv. ...

14. Hungarian women seek abortion relief across the border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hungarian-women-seek-abortion-relief-across-the-border

Despite abortions being legal in Hungary, dozens of Hungarian women are travelling to Austria each week to terminate their pregnancies due to long waiting lists and humiliating treatment....

15. Battling medicine shortages head-on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/battling-medicine-shortages-head-on

Recommendations to pharmaceutical companies to increase their production capacity of antibiotics for the treatment of respiratory infections, and to EU member states not to stockpile them at the expense of their general availability in Europe, were addressed by the European Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Authority (HERA) ahead of the winter....

16. Kuwait bans Barbie, Lebanon weighs censorship for ''homosexuality''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kuwait-bans-barbie-lebanon-weighs-censorship-for-homosexuality

Kuwait has banned the film Barbie in a bid to protect "public ethics and social traditions," while a Lebanese minister has made moves to censor the film on grounds it "promotes homosexuality and sexual transformation"....

17. Is Poland upset with Ukraine?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/is-poland-upset-with-ukraine

The eastern flank of the European Union — particularly Poland — continues to play a crucial role in helping Ukraine fight against Russia’s invasion. A recent diplomatic squabble over grain imports, compounded by historical issues, puts the once-stable footing at risk....

18. European leaders standing firm against Erdogan's tactics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-leaders-standing-firm-against-erdogan-s-tactics

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is riding high after extorting Europe and forcing not only Sweden but also NATO to humiliate themselves as supplicants caving to extortion. ...

19. Taliban's violations of women's rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/taliban-s-violations-of-women-s-rights

The UN report released last month was compiled after a week-long visit to Afghanistan by Richard Bennett, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Afghanistan, and Dorothy Estrada-Tanck, who led a contingent from the working group on discrimination against women and girls....

20. Dubrovnik sees surge in tourism with 32% increase in arrivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dubrovnik-sees-surge-in-tourism-with-32-increase-in-arrivals

The mayor of Dubrovnik, Mato Frankovic, has made the decision to ban wheeled suitcases due to the noise they generate on the city streets. ...

21. The consequences of driving with improper footwear

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-consequences-of-driving-with-improper-footwear

As the weather heats up it might be tempting to kick off your winter shoes for something lighter, but doing so could see you in hot water....

22. Murdered sex worker from Ukraine still unnamed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/murdered-hooker-still-unnamed-as-friend-gets-jailed

More details have emerged in the brutal murder of a woman from Ukraine, with Cypriot police focusing primarily on a single male suspect while also arresting her female friend, a key witness who says she had booked an extended paid sex appointment for the victim on the night she was killed...

23. Lebanon bans top Cypriot airline from flying over Israeli territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/lebanon-bans-top-cypriot-airline-from-flying-over-israeli-territories

Lebanon has barred the largest airline in Cyprus, TUS Airways, from flying in the Arab country’s airspace or landing at Beirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport, due to the fact that an Israeli corporation owns nearly half of the shares in the company....

24. Cops boost sex trafficking ops days after Limassol murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-boost-sex-trafficking-ops-days-after-limassol-murder

Cyprus Police arrested a man in Limassol on Tuesday during a sex trafficking operation, but officials declined to comment whether the investigation was linked to the murder of an unnamed woman from Ukraine over the weekend...

25. Washington targets Russian enablers in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-targets-russian-enablers-in-cyprus

A US list further curbing Russia’s access to the international financial system through facilitators and their businesses includes Cypriot nationals and Cypriot businesses...

26. Updated traffic schedule eases burden, but requires motivation and deterrents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/updated-traffic-schedule-eases-burden-but-requires-motivation-and-deterrents

The flexible working hours in the public service, which were passed by Parliament on Thursday and will come into effect from May 1, are expected to provide some relief to Nicosia's traffic problem....

27. Afghan women protest ban on female education

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/afghan-women-protest-ban-on-female-education

Young Afghan women gathered outside Kabul University on Monday to protest the ruling Taliban’s ban on female education as their male peers returned to school for a new academic year and the United Nations heard the restriction may amount to a crime against humanity....

28. 2023 will be the year banks dole out dividends

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/2023-will-be-the-year-banks-dole-out-dividends

Apart from entering 2023 with inflationary tendencies and following a year with a geopolitical crisis due to the Ukrainian one, it is expected to be the year when the term "dividend distribution,"...

29. Australian government removes Chinese-made surveillance cameras

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/australian-government-removes-chinese-made-surveillance-cameras

Australia's defense department will strip its buildings of Chinese-made security cameras to ensure they are "completely secure", the government said on Thursday....

30. Academy Awards 2023: Oscar nominations announced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/academy-awards-2023-oscar-nominations-announced

Everything Everywhere All At Once is so far sweeping the list of Oscar nominations, with Top Gun: Maverick finally winning nods for sound and screenplay....

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