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1. Greek lawmakers in Corfu ostracized over same-sex marriage vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-lawmakers-in-corfu-ostracized-over-same-sex-marriage-vote

In a heightened response from the Orthodox Church of Greece, backlash against the recent law legalizing same-sex civil marriage intensified on Tuesday. ...

2. Why marriage shouldn't be the answer to €2B loans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/why-marriage-shouldn-t-be-the-answer-to-€2b-loans

In 2023, Cyprus secured a substantial loan totaling €2.02 billion from the Bank of Cyprus, earmarking €510 million specifically for housing initiatives. ...

3. Controversial book removed from Nicosia kindergarten

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/controversial-book-removed-from-nicosia-kindergarten

A book that raised concerns among parents has been taken out of a Nicosia kindergarten. This book was one of 50 donated to the school by the Parents' Association. The issue came to light when parents noticed the content and expressed their objections....

4. Greece's parliament approves same-sex marriage rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-parliament-approves-same-sex-marriage-rights

Greece’s 300-member Parliament approved the bill granting same-sex couples equal rights in marriage in a roll call vote on Thursday night. The reform extends full parental rights to gay couples but will not allow for medically assisted reproduction through a surrogate. ...

5. ''It will make the invisible, visible''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/it-will-make-the-invisible-visible

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday that a bill granting same-sex couples equal rights in marriage would make their families ''visible.''...

6. 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....

7. Thousands rallied in Athens against same-sex marriage bill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-rallied-in-athens-against-same-sex-marriage-bill

More than 1,500 protesters gathered in central Athens on Sunday to oppose legislation that would legalize same-sex marriage in Greece. The bill is set for a vote in parliament in days....

8. Women say 'NO' to more babies despite Chinese Government urges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/women-say-no-to-more-babies-despite-chinese-government-urges

Amid a national emergency, China's Communist Party strives to increase birth rates with incentives like cheaper housing and tax benefits....

9. 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....

10. Mitsotakis unveils stance on same-sex marriage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-unveils-stance-on-same-sex-marriage

He opened his cards on the issue of same-sex marriage, which has caused a lot of discussion, yesterday the Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis......

11. Greek PM sparks debate on same-sex marriage rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-sparks-debate-on-same-sex-marriage-rights

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has decided to open the debate on same-sex marriage and parenthood, as is expected to address the issue extensively in a television interview on Wednesday....

12. Mount Athos monasteries oppose U.S. Archbishop's visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mount-athos-monasteries-oppose-u-s-archbishop-s-visit

In a formal letter addressed to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, all the monasteries of Mount Athos expressed their opposition to a planned visit by Archbishop Elpidophoros of America during the third ten days of January....

13. ''Same-sex childbearing not allowed,'' says Archbishop George

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/same-sex-childbearing-not-allowed-says-archbishop-george

Archbishop George of Cyprus clarifies the content of his Christmas message, which sparked political reactions....

14. Oscar-nominated Ryan O'Neal passes away at 82

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/oscar-nominated-ryan-o-neal-passes-away-at-82

In a poignant turn of events, Ryan O'Neal, the heartthrob actor who seamlessly transitioned from TV soap operas to Oscar-nominated roles, has bid farewell at the age of 82....

15. 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”....

16. A legal dilemma impacts children of mixed marriages in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-legal-dilemma-impacts-children-of-mixed-marriages-in-cyprus

A legal gray area exists for children of mixed marriages in Cyprus, particularly those involving a Greek Cypriot parent and a parent who arrived in Cyprus through migratory flows, categorized as irregular, ...

17. Cyprus launches special unit for human trafficking victims in anti-trafficking effort

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-launches-special-unit-for-human-trafficking-victims-in-anti-trafficking-effort

The Deputy Ministry of Social Welfare in Cyprus has introduced a new unit dedicated to managing human trafficking victims. This unit operates from a shelter in Nicosia designed to aid victims of sexual exploitation but extends its services across the entire island....

18. World-famous artist Botero breathes his last at 91

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-famous-artist-botero-breathes-his-last-at-91

Fernando Botero, the Colombian whose voluptuous pictures and sculptures of overstuffed generals, bishops, prostitutes, housewives and other products of his whimsical imagination made him one of the world’s best-known artists, died Friday in Monaco. He was 91....

19. ''My Big Fat Greek Wedding'' movie returns with wedding bells!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/my-big-fat-greek-wedding-movie-returns-with-wedding-bells

“We’re getting married!” This rather inevitable line crops up early in “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3,” and if you’re like me, it will inspire mixed reactions....

20. Growing up in refugee camps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/growing-up-in-refugee-camps

The painful experience of being violently uprooted, the worry about finding temporary shelter until they could return home, and the hardships faced in refugee camps – which turned into months and even years – are deeply etched in the memories and hearts of the refugees....

21. Sweden proposes tighter immigration law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sweden-proposes-tighter-immigration-law

The Swedish government is proposing to tighten the immigration requirements for family members of foreign residents residing in the country....

22. ''Livin’ La Vida Loca'' singer, Ricky Martin, divorces husband after 6 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/livin-la-vida-loca-singer-ricky-martin-divorces-husband-after-6-years

Ricky Martin and Jwan Yosef are divorcing. The estranged couple announced Thursday that they have called it quits after six years of marriage — but are still committed to the “joint upbringing” of their children....

23. Calls for redress in Irish mother and baby home scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/calls-for-redress-in-irish-mother-and-baby-home-scandal

Ten years after a dark discovery was made in the west of Ireland, Euronews takes a look at the grim legacy of the maternity homes that were still in operation until the end of the 20th century. ...

24. King Charles III and Queen Camilla crowned in lavish ceremony

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/king-charles-iii-and-queen-camilla-crowned-in-lavish-ceremony

King Charles III and Queen Camilla have been crowned at Westminster Abbey, marking the symbolic beginning of a new royal era in Britain, and a personal fulfilment for a man who has spent more than seven decades in waiting....

25. Man ordered to pay wife 200,000 euros for 25 years of housework

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-ordered-to-pay-wife-200-000-euros-for-25-years-of-housework

A Spanish court ordered a man to pay his ex-wife 200,000 euros for 25 years of unpaid domestic labor, based on the minimum wage throughout their marriage, court documents showed Tuesday....

26. Happy International Women's Day - Let's talk about men!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/happy-international-women-s-day-let-s-talk-about-men

Every time International Women’s Day approaches, we hear the usual dissenting voices. “Do we really have to celebrate Women’s Day?” followed by “Why don’t we celebrate Men’s Day also?”. The answer is quite simple: We do celebrate Men’s Day, every year on November 19....

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. Cyprus removes ban on vindicated Norwegian dad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-removes-ban-on-vindicated-norwegian-dad

An appeals court in Norway has vindicated a man who says his daughter was abducted twice by her Greek Cypriot mother and authorities on the island did nothing to help, with the news raising questions about judicial irregularities and further prompting Nicosia to take down an Interpol arrest warrant that had essentially prevented him from visiting Cyprus...

29. Pope declares being gay a 'sin' but not a 'crime'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-declares-being-gay-a-sin-but-not-a-crime

Pope Francis has declared homosexuality a 'sin' but not a 'crime' as he branded laws that criminalize gay people 'unjust'....

30. Turkish Cypriots outraged over mufti's call for women to procreate on demand

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-outraged-over-mufti-s-call-for-women-to-procreate-on-demand

A Muslim religious leader’s instruction to women to dutifully accept a husband's “invitation to bed” to procreate has sparked outrage among many Turkish Cypriots, who saw the remarks as an imported encroachment of fundamentalist Islam on their secular community....

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