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1. USA: Fund manager to turn over $70 million in stolen antiquities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-fund-manager-to-turn-over-$70-million-in-stolen-antiquities

Billionaire hedge fund manager Michael Steinhardt has agreed to turn over $70 million worth of stolen antiquities and will be subject to an unprecedented lifetime ban on acquiring antiquities, the Manhattan district attorney announced Monday....

2. As millions fell into poverty during the pandemic, billionaires' wealth soared

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/as-millions-fell-into-poverty-during-the-pandemic-billionaires-wealth-soared

The coronavirus pandemic has worsened the massive financial gap between rich and poor around the world, a new report has found....

3. Pope wraps up Cyprus trip after breaking silence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-wraps-up-cyprus-trip-after-breaking-silence

Pope Francis left Cyprus on Saturday after wrapping up his trip to the divided island, where he went off script during a prayer in downtown Nicosia after hearing personal stories from migrants...

4. Francis in Cyprus calls for end to 'walls of fear'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/francis-in-cyprus-calls-for-end-to-walls-of-fear

Pope Francis verged into the world of poetry on Thursday at the Presidential Palace in Nicosia where he likened Cyprus to the painful process of producing a beautiful pearl, calling for an end to 'walls of fear' and urging people off all cultures to embrace one another...

5. 100 square meters of history in the old town

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/100-square-meters-of-history-in-the-old-town

Her love for vintage, her concerns for the environment, but also what she had seen working for one of the most famous high-end brands in the world, led Natasa Theodotou...

6. Cyprus scrambles to legislate whistleblower law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-to-legislate-whistleblower-law

Members of parliament in the Republic of Cyprus are urgently making their way to the justice ministry to compare notes on whistleblowing protections legislation, as the country scrambles to meet an EU deadline next month...

7. Cyprus’ giant Noble Peasant in the works

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-s-giant-noble-peasant-in-the-works

A controversial giant statue proposed to be built on the northern foothills of Kyrenia’s mountain range was back in the headlines on Friday, with a local newspaper saying The Noble Peasant was in the works...

8. School of tourism and hospitality management breaking ground in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/school-of-tourism-and-hospitality-management-breaking-ground-in-paphos

The Mayor of Paphos, Phaedon Phaedonos, signed an agreement yesterday with TEPAK (The Cyprus University of Technology) for the establishment of a School of Tourism Management, Hospitality and Entrepreneurship....

9. Greek PM defends migration policy in heated exchange with journalist (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-defends-migration-policy-in-heated-exchange-with-journalist-video

Mitsotakis, whose center-right New Democracy party came to power in 2019, defended his government’s migration policy, calling it “tough but fair”, and said Greece was rescuing hundreds of people at sea since 2015 when it was on the frontline of Europe’s migration crisis....

10. Einstein’s scary secret: bizarre stories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/einstein-s-scary-secret-bizarre-stories

Eleven bizarre tales that will blow your mind. ‘Einstein’s scary secret: bizarre stories’ by Andreas Kapandreou is definitely a page turner. It'll keep you on the edge of your seat while you delve into stories of the occult, metaphysics, parapsychology and the uncanny. ...

11. Nine outstanding Cypriot men awarded for their determination and innovation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nine-outstanding-cypriot-men-awarded-for-their-determination-and-innovation

Pavlos Kontidis was named Man of the Year for the 3rd time at the 20th annual Bank of Cyprus Man of the Year Awards....

12. Man of the year awards tonight at 830pm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-of-the-year-awards-tonight-at-830pm

The annual Man of the Year Awards Ceremony is being held today, November 8, for the 20th year in a row....

13. First female chief officer of the British Bases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/first-female-chief-officer-of-the-british-bases

Clare Simpson is the first woman to assume the position of chief officer at the British Bases in Cyprus....

14. The international festival of Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/the-international-festival-of-nicosia

On Saturday, October 30, the Nicosia International Festival raises the curtain with 21 productions, 26 performances and dozens of artists....

15. Social media enabling destruction of democracy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/social-media-enabling-destruction-of-democracy

“It’s the enabler of the destruction of democracy. It’s the enabler of the destruction of the facts,” says the Filipino Nobel Laureate Maria Ressa...

16. Cyprus lacks 'snitches' to root out cartels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-lacks-snitches-to-root-out-cartels

The head of Cyprus’ competition protection office says its program designed to root out cartels on the island has failed because of the country’s closed society where snitching is not part of Cypriot culture...

17. Health Insurance Organization targeting abuses in GESY system

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-insurance-organization-targeting-abuses-in-gesy-system

The phenomena of abuses of the General Health System (GESS) that have emerged since its application, is one of the serious issues that concern the Health Insurance Organization (OAY)....

18. Popular web-based culture series augurs new viewership era for Cypriot talent

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/popular-web-based-culture-series-augurs-new-viewership-era-for-cypriot-talent

Founded by media, TV and film veteran, Paul Lambis, amid the perfect storm of the 2020 Cyprus lockdowns, the popular lifestyle and entertainment web show CULTURESCOPE has defied the odds to be powering through its second season....

19. Take a walk through the Nicosia airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/take-a-walk-through-the-nicosia-airport

After almost 50 years, Nicosia airport comes back to life, thanks to the Cyprus Institute....

20. Take to the skies again and travel like you've never done before

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/take-to-the-skies-again-and-travel-like-you-ve-never-done-before

Once again we're taking to the skies. Although traveling is definitely not the same as it used to be, what with all the restrictions, COVID test requirements and social distancing, we've found a way to keep calm and soldier on. ...

21. 75th anniversary of the Fulbright Program

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/75th-anniversary-of-the-fullbright-program

The US Embassy held a reception yesterday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Fulbright program....

22. Aftershocks rock Crete this morning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crete-earthquake-update

The situation in Arkalochori worsened when another aftershock measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale hit the island a few minutes before 8 am this morning....

23. Abramovic’s ode to Callas goes to Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/abramovic-s-ode-to-callas-comes-to-athens

“Seven Deaths of Maria Callas,” an ambitious operatic project by pioneering performance artist Marina Abramovic, is coming to the Stavros Niarchos Hall...

24. EY announces the launch of EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-announces-the-launch-of-ey-entrepreneur-of-the-year™-in-cyprus

EY Cyprus is pleased to announce the launch of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ program for the first time in Cyprus. With this launch, the ultimate global competition for entrepreneurs officially opens today for nominations. ...

25. 10% reduction in electricity costs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/10-reduction-in-electricity-costs

The Minister of Energy, Trade and Industry, Ms. Natasa Pileidou, today announced a series of measures designed to ease the skyrocketing costs of electricity in households and business....

26. Zorba the Greek composer, Mikis Theodorakis has died at age 96

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zorba-the-greek-composer-mikis-theodorakis-has-died-at-age-96

He was a legendary figure in Greece and was world renowned for his huge body of work....

27. Exness awarded as Cyprus’ Best Workplace 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/exness-awarded-as-cyprus-best-workplace-2021

On June 30th, Exness won the award for Best Workplace in the presence of the country’s most senior political and business leaders. ...

28. EY: CEOs understand transformation cannot be put off following COVID-19 pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-ceos-understand-transformation-cannot-be-put-off-following-covid-19-pandemic

More than two-thirds (68%) of CEO respondents from the world’s largest companies say that they plan to take on a major investment in data and technology over the next 12 months, while 61% plan to undertake a major transformation initiative over the same period, according to the global EY CEO Imperative Study 2021. ...

29. 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...

30. IMF: Withdrawal of support measures should be gradual

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/imf-withdrawal-of-support-measures-should-be-gradual

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission met virtually with the Cypriot authorities from March 8–29, 2021 to discuss recent economic developments and policy priorities on the island. In an interview with Kathimerini Cyprus, IMF mission chief for Cyprus, Anita Tuladhar, said the longer the recovery period in sectors related to tourism, the greater the chance that permanent scars will remain in the economy of Cyprus. Tuladhar also noted the importance of state-sponsored programs to support the economy....

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