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1. Expert worried as Chloraka stoked about breakwaters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-shocked-as-chloraka-stoked-about-breakwaters

Local officials in Chloraka are stoked about tourism potential following a deal to install breakwater structures, but a coastal engineer is raising safety concerns for the project in Paphos’ western town that has been occupying the headlines recently over refugee management...

2. Djokovic sorry for COVID mistakes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/djokovic-sorry-for-covid-mistakes

World tennis No. 1 and vaccine opponent Novak Djokovic blamed "human error" on Wednesday for a mistake in his Australian immigration paperwork and apologized for breaking isolation for a photoshoot when he had COVID-19 last month....

3. Omicron: How protected are those who have become ill and been vaccinated?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/omicron-how-protected-are-those-who-have-become-ill-and-been-vaccinated

On December 13, 2021, an article was published in the prestigious journal Nature showing that although the combination of natural infection with SARS-CoV-2 along with vaccination (hybrid immunity) provides strong protection against the new coronavirus, a recent analysis of a large number of individuals from Israel argues...

4. Chanel's controversial $825 advent calendar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/1-chanel-s-controversial-$825-advent-calendar

A TikTok showing the contents of Chanel’s $825 advent calendar has gone viral after users chastised the company for what they say are paltry products included in the pricey holiday item....

5. The lockdown of the unvaccinated begins today in Austria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-lockdown-of-the-unvaccinated

A lockdown for citizens who have not been vaccinated against Covid-19 enters into force in Austria today, and even stricter restrictions are not ruled out if the situation continues to worsen....

6. Facebook company changes name to Meta

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/facebook-company-changes-name-to-meta

Facebook Inc is now called Meta, the company said on Thursday, in a rebrand that focuses on building the "metaverse," a shared virtual environment that it bets will be the successor to the mobile internet...

7. ‘A Dark Room’: excerpts from Alexis Papachelas’ forthcoming book

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/‘a-dark-room-excerpts-from-alexis-papachelas-forthcoming-book

“The nut, he went and did what we didn’t,” said Greek dictator Georgios Papadopoulos the morning of July 15, 1974 after he found out that Dimitris Ioannidis, the junta’s military police chief, had orchestrated a coup to overthrow Cyprus President Archbishop Makarios....

8. Protected too late: US Officials report more than 20 extinctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protected-too-late-us-officials-report-more-than-20-extinctions

The ivory-billed woodpecker, which birders have been seeking in the bayous of Arkansas, is gone forever, according to federal officials....

9. Congress presses State on Turkey’s drone program

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/congress-presses-state-department-on-turkey-s-drone-program

Twenty-eight members of the House of Representatives, led by Congressmen David Cicilline of Rhode Island and Gus Bilirakis of Florida, wrote to Secretary of State Antony Blinken to '[express] concern over Turkey’s UAV program, which has destabilized multiple regions of the globe and threatens US interests, allies, and partners'...

10. Video pulled after critics said it was sexist

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/video-pulled-after-critics-said-it-was-sexist

Tourism officials in the Republic of Cyprus have pulled a video from their playlist on social media, after critics said the clip as part of a campaign to keep the country clean was 'sexist' and failed to get the message across...

11. Cyprus’ baddie 'opens up' Euro contest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-baddie-to-set-tone-at-euro-contest

After last year’s hiatus due to the pandemic, Eurovision fans around the world are hours away from enjoying the biggest live music event, with Cyprus’ entry opening the popular competition where love of music is mixed with high emotions and decisive computations to declare a winner...

12. Tatar on defense over PassportGate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-on-defense-over-passportgate

Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar says he would give up his Republic of Cyprus documents if there was a way, following new political controversy over citizenship on the divided island, with the newly-elected chief clarifying there were many reasons why his constituents in the north use passports issued in the south...

13. Gloves are off again over golden passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gloves-are-off-again-over-golden-passports

Cyprus’ auditor general told a House committee this week that the Cabinet used old rules to approve over two hundred golden passports after the cutoff date for an investigation ordered by the attorney general, who pushed back on the criticism saying there was 'no bottom to the abyss'...

14. Florida giant denies Huawei in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/florida-giant-denies-huawei-in-cyprus

An American company has put words into action in the middle of global 5G wars, with Phoenix Tower International and Monaco Telecom announcing an agreement that includes acquiring newly constructed wireless towers across Malta and Cyprus...

15. All eyes on Cypriot ghost town

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-eyes-on-cypriot-ghost-town

Turkish Cypriot authorities have been working around the clock to meet a deadline on Thursday when a Varosha beachfront, which has been off limits since 1974, is set to reopen to the public...

16. New committee to probe entire length of Cyprus Investment Program

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-committee-to-probe-entire-length-of-cyprus-investment-program

The Cabinet on Thursday agreed to appoint an independent investigative committee to look into all passports granted through the Cyprus Investment Program from 2008 until July this year, when stricter rules were implemented....

17. Golden passports scheme to remain as is

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/golden-passports-scheme-to-remain-as-is

The citizenship-by-investment program will not be terminated, nor will it be suspended for a short period as a way of managing the crisis developing crisis, the government decided during its Tuesday morning coffee at the Presidential Palace. What was strongly tabled was that a potential freezing or termination of the investment program at this point in time would send a message that the government is acting in light of the Al Jazeera publications, and that by extension, that it accepts them....

18. North commemorates Tylliria bombing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-commemorate-tylliria-bombing

Busloads of Turkish Cypriots crossed into Cyprus’ “other ghost town” on Saturday to commemorate Turkish bombing in Tylliria during intercommunal clashes on the island in 1964, but the gathering was not without political controversy...

19. Aegean tension fueling Berlin concern

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aegean-tension-fueling-berlin-concern

With Germany assuming the European Union presidency on Wednesday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed concern over developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and Greek-Turkish relations in response to questions from MPs in the Bundestag....

20. Deputy mayor draws back racist declaration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deputy-mayor-draws-back-racist-declaration

Limassol’s deputy mayor Nikos Sykas has issued a statement following widespread criticism over a post on Facebook when he self-identified as a racist...

21. Tensions mount over plans for high-rises on iconic Nicosia street

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tensions-mount-over-plans-for-high-rises-on-iconic-nicosia-street

After tensions mounted in recent days over plans for the construction of a high-rise building complex on the iconic Gladstone Street in central Nicosia which hosts historic and traditional listed buildings, the developers of the planned construction fired back on Monday, claiming the plans are in line with the town planning regulations of the Nicosia Master Plan....

22. Migrant camp near boiling point

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-camp-near-boiling-point

Police said three people were arrested at Pournara migrant centre during a protest on Wednesday, one day after a hunger strike, as camp residents demand better living conditions and the right to leave camp...

23. Quarantined Turkish Cypriots cross north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/quarantined-turkish-cypriots-cross-north

Two Turkish Cypriot students who were quarantined in the south after traveling amid the coronavirus pandemic have been transferred to the north, putting to the test the levels of cooperation between the two sides on the divided island...

24. Church plans for Kornesios House draw heat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/church-plans-for-kornesios-draw-heat

Local controversy is growing over the Archbishop’s decision to turn a famous folk house museum in old Nicosia into a church museum for next year’s bicentennial celebrations of the Greek Revolution...

25. Libya blames maritime tensions on Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/libya-blames-maritime-tensions-on-greece

Libya has slammed Greece in a recent letter to the United Nations, accusing Athens of refusing to play fair, while US State Secretary Mike Pompeo says he is taking on a new initiative to de-escalate Greco-Turkish tensions over maritime borders...

26. Cabinet adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-adopts-ihra-definition-of-anti-semitism

The President’s Cabinet has approved a decision by which the Cypriot Government adopts the definition of anti-Semitism as it has been spelled out by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance...

27. Uncertainty reigns across international tax landscape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/uncertainty-reigns-across-international-tax-landscape

28. Attorney general weighs in on spy van

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-attorney-general-weighs-in-on-spy-van

The attorney general of the Republic of Cyprus has appointed a special investigator in the “spy van” case, while the Israeli company that sells controversial surveillance vehicles is calling on authorities to investigate what it calls a “false accusations” campaign...

29. Defendant denies intent in rural Nicosia murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/georgian-man-denies-intent-in-rural-nicosia-murder

A Georgian national who has admitted stabbing a Greek Cypriot woman to death in rural Nicosia last year says it was not premeditated, with a state forensic pathologist insisting the stab wounds say otherwise...

30. Syrian-Cypriot freed from Hungarian prison

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-cypriot-freed-from-hungarian-prison

A Syrian-born Cypriot who was jailed four years ago in Hungary on terrorism charges has been reunited with his family in Cyprus according to Amnesty International that mounted a campaign for his release...

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