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1. Fair State. Five proposals to fight corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-fair-state-five-proposals-to-fight-corruption

In the Cyprus of 2022, corruption has permeated all levels of our society. The extent of the problem needs to be ascertained first. Then, the diagnosis of its causes. Finally, but most importantly, the specific proposals to combat it....

2. Foreign Ministry concerned over Turkey's distortion of truth about 1974 invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-ministry-concerned-over-turkey-s-distortion-of-truth-about-1974-invasion

The Foreign Ministry expresses its concern over Ankara's attempts to distort the historical truth in relation to the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974 and the ongoing illegal occupation of the northern territories of the island....

3. Twitter wars get ugly over Cyprus 1974

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/twitter-wars-get-ugly-over-cyprus-1974

Cyprus’ UN ambassador has called on Turkey to step aside so that Cypriots could reunite after Ankara accused Nicosia and Athens of not wishing to reach a settlement, with sides giving their own account of events amid an emotionally charged weekend for Greek Cypriots...

4. Divided Cyprus marks Tillyria bombing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-cyprus-marks-tylliria-bombing

Dozens of buses in Cyprus have crossed into an abandoned fishing village where Turkish Cypriots go every year to commemorate Turkish bombing of Tillyria, an event in 1964 remembered by Greek Cypriots as a failure to crush a rebellion against law and order during intercommunal violence...

5. Watching the Turkish paratroopers from my window

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-watching-the-turkish-paratroopers-from-my-window

It was approximately 5.20 a.m. on the morning of July 20, 1974, when I was awakened by the ring of a telephone in my home in Nicosia....

6. Emergency sirens wake up divided Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/emergency-sirens-wake-up-divided-cyprus

People in Cyprus woke up to the sound of emergency sirens wailing across the island on Wednesday early morning, marking the anniversary of the Turkish Attila operation launched on 20 July 1974, a series of events remembered very differently by the divided nation’s two communities...

7. Sri Lankan president flees country amid devastating economic crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sri-lankan-president-flees-country-amid-devastating-economic-crisis

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa fled the country on Wednesday and hundreds of protesters stormed the prime minister's office demanding his ouster, as a people's uprising over a devastating economic crisis overwhelmed security forces....

8. Anastasiades 'Judicial reforms a priority'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-judicial-reforms-a-priority

President Nicos Anastasiades underlined the importance of reforming the judicial system during the confirmation ceremony of the new President of the Supreme Court Antonis Liatsos, which took place on Tuesday at the Presidential Palace....

9. Abortion debate spills over into Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abortion-debate-spills-over-into-cyprus

Officials in the Republic of Cyprus say sexual and reproductive rights of women on the island are being trampled in the absence of clear protocols, with access to abortion and long-term contraception being put on the line in the southern part...

10. US 4th of July celebrations marred by gun violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-4th-of-july-celebrations-marred-by-gun-violence

A shooting that left at least six people dead at an Independence Day parade in a Chicago suburb rattled Monday’s celebrations across the U.S. and further rocked a country already awash in turmoil over high court rulings on abortion and guns as well as hearings on the Jan. 6 insurrection....

11. Parliament goes off script over controversial museum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliament-goes-off-script-over-controversial-museum

All hell broke loose this week in Cypriot parliament after opposition blocked state funds earmarked for an EOKA museum dedicated to Grivas, a highly divisive figure in the island’s history...

12. President formally appoints new Labour Minister, deputy Minister and director of his office

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-formally-appoints-new-labour-minister-deputy-minister-and-director-of-his-office

The appointment ceremony of the new Minister of Labour and Social Insurance Kyriacos Koushos, the new Deputy Minister to the President, Petros Demetriou and the new Director of the President's Office Pantelis Pantelides took place on Monday at the Presidential Palace, in the presence of the President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades....

13. Abortion banned in multiple US states a mere hours after Roe v Wade overturned

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abortion-banned-in-multiple-us-states-a-mere-hours-after-roe-v-wade-overturned

Abortion was already illegal in multiple US states on Saturday, with bans introduced within hours of Roe v Wade being overturned, as cities erupted in protest at the landmark ruling. Abortion banned in multiple US states just hours after Roe v Wade overturned ...

14. On Erdogan, the West and Greek-Turkish relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-on-erdogan-the-west-and-greek-turkish-relations

Let’s start with the domestic facts and figures to dispel the widespread wishful thinking betting on the victory of the so-called “opposition front” at the next elections....

15. Κyriacos Koushos takes over as Labour Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriacos-koushos-takes-over-as-labour-minister

Κyriacos Koushos will take over as Minister of Labour and Social Insurance, following the death of Zeta Emilianidou who died on June 6 in hospital after suffering a brain aneurysm. ...

16. Legal chaos after president commutes life sentence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-chaos-after-president-commutes-life-sentence

Critics in the world of justice in Cyprus are crying foul after the President offered clemency to a man whose life sentence early in an Ayia Napa quadruple murder trial made him a credible state witness who helped put away other defendants...

17. Turkey's lack of progress will delay accession talks with the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-s-lack-of-progress-will-delay-accession-talks-with-the-eu

The European Parliament cannot envisage a resumption of negotiations for the accession of Turkey into the EU without clear and significant progress in the field of rule of law and fundamental rights, ...

18. Op-ed: The handmaidens of the right

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-handmaidens-of-the-right

It was the decade of the 70s when my friend Katerina and I were students at Pierce College in Athens. With our group of friends we spent happy, carefree days exploring the old city, its galleries and parks, its nightspots and museums....

19. Cyprus praised for its commitment to children's rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-praised-for-its-commitment-to-children-s-rights

Law Commissioner Louiza Christodoulidou Zannetou and the delegation that represented the Republic of Cyprus in the 90th Summit of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, returned with positive remarks from Geneva....

20. English will be used in newly established commercial and maritime courts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/english-will-be-used-in-newly-established-commercial-and-maritime-courts

Cyprus' Justice Minister, Stephie Dracos, expressed on Friday her satisfaction with a constitutional amendment to allow the use of the English language by two new Courts that are expected to be created, the Commercial Court and the Maritime Court....

21. Furious US Chief Justice confirms leaked draft on abortion rights is authentic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/furious-us-chief-justice-confirms-leaked-draft-on-abortion-rights-is-authentic

A furious Chief Justice John Roberts has confirmed that the bombshell draft opinion leaked to Politico, in which the Supreme Court’s conservative majority moves to overturn Roe v. Wade, is indeed authentic....

22. Protests erupt after potential US Supreme Court move to overturn abortion rights ruling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protests-erupt-after-potential-us-supreme-court-move-to-overturn-abortion-rights-ruling

Anti-abortion activists and pro-abortion rights supporters took to the streets of Washington on Tuesday after news that the U.S. Supreme Court may overturn the 1973 Roe v Wade ruling that legalized abortion....

23. US House passes bill urging Biden to sell off seized Russian yachts and jets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-house-passes-bill-urging-biden-to-sell-off-seized-russian-yachts-and-jets

The US House of Representatives yesterday passed legislation calling on President Joe Biden to sell the seized yachts, private jets and other assets owned by sanctioned Russian oligarchs....

24. Ukraine and Russia draw up neutrality plan to end war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-and-russia-draw-up-neutrality-plan-to-end-war

Ukraine and Russia have made significant progress on a tentative 15-point peace plan including a ceasefire and Russian withdrawal if Kyiv declares neutrality and accepts limits on its armed forces, according to three people involved in the talks....

25. Kremlin: Sweden or Austria style neutrality acceptable to Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kremlin-sweden-or-austria-style-neutrality-acceptable-to-ukraine

Russia said on Wednesday that a neutral Ukraine with its own army along the lines of Austria or Sweden was being looked at as a possible compromise in peace talks with Kyiv....

26. Russian and Belarusian athletes banned from winter Paralympics after U-turn

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-and-belarusian-athletes-banned-from-winter-paralympics-after-u-turn

Russian and Belarusian athletes will be banned from the Beijing Winter Paralympics after the International Paralympic Committee reversed its original decision....

27. In historic shift, Germany ramps up defense spending due to Russia’s Ukraine war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-historic-shift-germany-ramps-up-defense-spending-due-to-russia-s-ukraine-war

Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Sunday announced a major boost to German military spending in the latest of a series of dramatic moves reversing decades of Germany’s post-Cold War foreign policy in just a few days....

28. Who is Dr. Robert Malone and what is the controversy surrounding his statements on mRNA vaccines?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-is-dr-robert-malone-and-what-is-the-controversy-surrounding-his-statements-on-mrna-vaccines

Robert Malone, the self-proclaimed inventor of mRNA vaccines and a skeptic of the COVID-19 vaccines that use mRNA technology, has skyrocketed to celebrity status in recent months....

29. Op-ed: The case of the British woman raped in Ayia Napa showed a deeply sexist society

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-case-of-the-british-woman-raped-in-ayia-napa-showed-a-deeply-sexist-society

On the occasion of the acquittal of the young Brit on charges of public mischief announced by the Supreme Court of Cyprus last Monday 31/1, we spoke with Dr. Christina Kailis from the Mediterranean Institute for Gender Studies about the decision, the legal components and the steps that still need to be taken to properly deal with complaints such as rape. ...

30. Op-ed: The charismatic leadership of Archbishop Makarios

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-charismatic-leadership-of-archbishop-makarios

On August 3, 1977, Hellenism was struck by a tragedy of unspeakable magnitude: the president of the Republic of Cyprus, Archbishop Makarios III, passed away of a heart attack....

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