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1. Cypriot flag bearer faces controversy ahead of Paris Olympics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-flag-bearer-faces-controversy-ahead-of-paris-olympics

The Cypriot athlete Elena Koulichenko, set to be the flag bearer for Cyprus at the upcoming Paris Olympics, has come under scrutiny following a Greek media report from eReportaz that has sparked reactions and controversy....

2. France accused of 'racist discrimination' over Olympic hijab ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-accused-of-racist-discrimination-over-olympic-hijab-ban

France is under fire for barring its athletes from wearing hijabs at the upcoming Paris Olympics, a move critics call 'racist gender discrimination'....

3. Trump's new campaign ad features assassination attempt

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-s-new-campaign-ad-features-assassination-attempt

In a bold move, former President Donald Trump's new campaign ad includes dramatic moments from his recent assassination attempt, triggering a wave of conspiracy theories across social media platforms....

4. Democrats urge Biden to withdraw from 2024 elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/democrats-urge-biden-to-withdraw-from-2024-elections

In the wake of Joe Biden's recent debate with Donald Trump, Democratic pressures mount for the American president to be forthright about his health condition. Questions swirl about the responsibilities of his closest aides....

5. ''Cyprus prepared for Lebanon conflict fallout,'' says Kombos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-prepared-for-lebanon-conflict-fallout-says-kombos

A possible spillover of the conflict in Lebanon would have catastrophic consequences, Foreign Affairs Minister Constantinos Kombos said on Tuesday......

6. Banks contribute over €854M in taxes amid controversy over proposed levy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/banks-contribute-over-€854m-in-taxes-amid-controversy-over-proposed-levy

In the last seven years (2017-2023), Cypriot banks have collectively paid more than €854 million in income tax, special taxes, and VAT, according to a report by Panayiotis Rouglas in last Sunday's Kathimerini....

7. Scottish Secretary resigns amid UK election betting scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scottish-secretary-resigns-amid-uk-election-betting-scandal

The unfolding scandal surrounding bets on the UK government's election date deepened significantly yesterday with the revelation......

8. India's arms sales to Israel amid Gaza conflict raises eyebrows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/india-s-arms-sales-to-israel-amid-gaza-conflict-raises-eyebrows

Allegations surrounding India's involvement in supplying arms to Israel during the Gaza conflict have intensified, casting a spotlight on potential implications for both countries....

9. Cyprus Presidency accused of creating fake social media accounts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-presidency-accused-of-creating-fake-social-media-accounts

Recent revelations have ignited a heated debate over whether the Cypriot Presidential Office has created fake social media accounts to smear critics of the government....

10. Lifeguard bans blacks from occupied area's beach

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lifeguard-bans-blacks-from-occupied-area-s-beach

A controversy has ignited at Kymides Beach in the occupied areas, sparked by a lifeguard's discriminatory social media post outlining restrictive rules targeting specific nationalities and races....

11. Animal rights activists deface King Charles III portrait

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/animal-rights-activists-deface-king-charles-iii-portrait

Animal rights activists defaced a new portrait of King Charles III on Tuesday as it hung in a London gallery....

12. 1974 Toyotas stand still in Nicosia’s buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1974-toyotas-stand-still-in-nicosia-s-buffer-zone

In the summer of 1974, amidst the bustling streets of Ledra, Dikran's father, Stefan, welcomed a fleet of untouched Toyota cars, Corolla, Corona......

13. Pope Francis under fire for offensive remark about gay men

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-francis-under-fire-for-offensive-remark-about-gay-men

Pope Francis has ignited controversy following reports that he used a highly offensive term to describe gay men during a private meeting with Italian bishops, reaffirming his stance that they should not be ordained as priests, according to Italian media....

14. EU-Lebanon migration deal sparks fury over alleged pushbacks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-lebanon-migration-deal-sparks-fury-over-alleged-pushbacks

A recent EU-Lebanon agreement has come under intense scrutiny from NGOs and Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), who decry its ''brutal border control'' measures aimed at facilitating the ''voluntary return'' of Syrian refugees to contested ''safe areas'' in Syria, according to a report by Pavlos Xanthoulis in today's printed edition of Kathimerini....

15. Greek song event at Brighton church draws church’s rebuke

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-song-event-at-brighton-church-draws-church-s-rebuke

Musicians took their seats and began playing Greek songs inside the Holy Trinity Church in Brighton, marking an event that later sparked controversy....

16. EU sends sharp letter over Eurovision flag ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-sends-sharp-letter-over-eurovision-flag-ban

The Eurovision song contest continued to spawn unprecedented controversy, days after the winner was crowned, with the 27-nation European Union lambasting organizers for their ''incoherence'' in banning its flag from the concert hall during the final....

17. Can a giant vacuum cleaner be the key to cleaner air?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/can-a-giant-vacuum-cleaner-be-the-key-to-cleaner-air

Iceland celebrated the inauguration of what's been hailed as the ''world's largest'' direct air capture (DAC) plant on Wednesday. Developed by Swiss company Climeworks, the colossal facility, named ''Mammoth,'' marks a significant stride in combating planet-heating emissions....

18. Controversy surrounds 17.5-year extension request for Nicosia ring road

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/controversy-surrounds-17-5-year-extension-request-for-nicosia-ring-road

Recent revelations concerning the implementation timelines of significant public works projects have shed light on longstanding challenges within the realm of project execution. ...

19. Millions saved in Cyprus pension reform

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/millions-saved-in-cyprus-pension-reform

The saga surrounding multiple pensions remains in limbo, as two bills navigate the corridors of power, scrutinized by the Presidential office, Cabinet, and Parliament....

20. WhatsApp's lowered age limit sparks controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/whatsapp-s-lowered-age-limit-sparks-controversy

Meta, the parent company of WhatsApp, has revised its minimum age requirement for the messaging app in Europe, lowering it to 13 from 16, a move that has drawn criticism from children's rights advocates....

21. EU's passage of migration pact shrouded in controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-passage-of-migration-pact-shrouded-in-controversy

A ''Historic'' moment for Europe, as the Migration and Asylum Pact was approved by the plenary session of the European Parliament a few hours ago....

22. Turkey condemns Greece's maritime strategy in Aegean dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-condemns-greece-s-maritime-strategy-in-aegean-dispute

Turkey is once again stirring up controversy over Greek sovereignty of the Aegean islands, this time in response to Athens' plans to establish two marine parks in the Aegean and Ionian seas....

23. Boeing's engine cowling detaches mid-takeoff, strikes wing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boeing-s-engine-cowling-detaches-mid-takeoff-strikes-wing

US airline regulators have launched an investigation after an engine cowling on a Boeing plane fell off during takeoff and struck the wing flap, the latest in a series of safety problems facing the aircraft manufacturer. ...

24. Accusations against Von der Leyen shake re-election bid as Brussels elite speak out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/accusations-against-von-der-leyen-shake-re-election-bid-as-brussels-elite-speak-out

Ursula von der Leyen’s bid for a second term as president of the European Commission has been dented after accusations of favouritism in the selection of a fellow party member to a lucrative new job. ...

25. How Israel's AI system identified 37,000 Hamas targets in Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-israel-s-ai-system-identified-37-000-hamas-targets-in-gaza

During the recent conflict in Gaza, the Israeli military utilized an undisclosed AI-powered database, known as Lavender, to identify potential targets linked to Hamas. ...

26. Botswana threatens to send 20,000 elephants to Germany

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/botswana-threatens-to-send-20-000-elephants-to-germany

Botswana's President, Mokgweetsi Masisi, has sparked controversy by threatening to send 20,000 elephants to Germany amidst a disagreement over the import of hunting trophies....

27. Sean ''Diddy'' Combs faces sex trafficking probe, Prince Harry named in lawsuit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sean-diddy-combs-faces-sex-trafficking-probe-prince-harry-named-in-lawsuit

Federal law enforcement raided two properties belonging to Sean “Diddy” Combs on Monday as part of an investigation into sex trafficking allegations,...

28. International efforts strengthen humanitarian corridor to Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/international-efforts-strengthen-humanitarian-corridor-to-gaza

Last Thursday, officials from more than 35 countries and international organizations, including the UN and the EU, convened at the Zenon Centre in Larnaca to bolster the Amalthea humanitarian corridor....

29. Over €9M in traffic fines collected amid camera controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-€9m-in-traffic-fines-collected-amid-camera-controversy

Cyprus has collected €9.3 million ($10.2 million) in fines from traffic violations reported through its photo certification system between January 2022 and mid-March 2024, according to figures released by the police....

30. Late Archbishop expressed concerns over Avvakoum Monastery's operations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/late-archbishop-expressed-concerns-over-avvakoum-monastery-s-operations

The late Archbishop Chrysostomos II raised concerns regarding the operations of St. Avvakoum's Monastery in Fterikoudi, as disclosed in correspondence with Metropolitan Isaiah of Tamassos....

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