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1. Cypriot MEP gets terrorist sticker after Russia vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-mep-gets-terrorist-sticker-after-russia-vote

Terrorist stickers slapped on doors outside the offices of EU lawmakers who voted against declaring Russia a 'state sponsor of terrorism' prompted Cypriot MEP Niyazi Kizilyurek, who was among those targeted, to argue on Twitter that punishing an entire nation could only escalate the crisis...

2. Cyprus Institute academics are some of the top scientists worldwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-institute-academics-are-some-of-the-top-scientists-worldwide

Academics of the Cyprus Institute have recently been included in two ranking lists of top scientists worldwide....

3. 14 billion euros of loans on ice due to the suspension of foreclosure sales

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/14-billion-euros of-loans-on-ice-due-to-the-suspension-of-foreclosure-sales

In Cyprus, credit purchasing companies manage over 80,000 loans totaling €20 billion....

4. 32nd Auction Sale by Psatharis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/32nd-auction-sale-by-psatharis

Once again, the Psatharis Auction House has collected a rich group of artworks that will be presented at the Kleopatra Hotel from November 28th to 30th as part of the 32nd auction. The collection includes over 130 works by Cypriot and Greek artists and a remarkable selection of maps of Cyprus....

5. Top floors of Athens' Coco-Mat hotel to be demolished

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/top-floors-of-athens-coco-mat-hotel-to-be-demolished

The country’s highest administrative court has given Athens Municipality a deadline of three months to seek the removal of the top two floors of a controversial hotel in the central Athens district of Makriyianni....

6. US regulators say lab-grown chicken is safe to eat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-regulators-say-lab-grown-chicken-is-safe-to-eat

A meat product grown in a lab has been cleared for human consumption for the first time....

7. Marios Georgiou named Man of the Year 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/marios-georgiou-named-man-of-the-year-2022

Marios Georgiou was named Man of the Year at the 21st annual Bank of Cyprus - Man of the Year Awards 2022 held at the Parklane Hotel in Limassol last night, Wednesday, November 16th, in the presence of the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades. ...

8. Finance Minister calls for the repeal of foreclosure suspension

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-minister-calls-for-the-repeal-of-foreclosure-suspension

The Ministry of Finance proposes delaying the law on divestiture suspension. ...

9. British Airways goes gender neutral

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/british-airways-goes-gender-neutral

British Airways will allow male pilots to wear make-up and carry handbags in an overhaul of the airliner's strict uniform rules....

10. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between UCLan Cyprus and Wargaming

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/a-memorandum-of-understanding-was-signed-between-uclan-cyprus-and-wargaming

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between UCLan Cyprus and Wargaming at the premises of UCLan Cyprus on the 31st of October. ...

11. Qatar: Beer banned at stadiums just 2 days before World Cup

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/qatar-beer-banned-at-stadiums-just-2-days-before-world-cup

The sale of alcohol is strictly controlled in Qatar, and it had to relax its restrictions to allow FIFA sponsor Budweiser to sell its products outside World Cup match venues and fan zones. Now, fans have been told they cannot buy beer at any games during the tournament....

12. Layoffs begin at Twitter as offices temporarily close

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/layoffs-begin-at-twitter-as-offices-temporarily-close

Twitter Inc temporarily closed its offices on Friday after telling employees they will be informed by email later in the day whether they are being laid off....

13. EY holds Cyprus Attractiveness Forum: Investment Realized, a reference point for FDI in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-holds-cyprus-attractiveness-forum-investment-realized-a-reference-point-for-fdi-in-cyprus

The Cyprus Attractiveness Forum: Investment Realized, organized by EY in collaboration with the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry, took place on Tuesday, October 25th at the Parklane Hotel, in Limassol. ...

14. The story of ‘Ochi’ day and why it still inspires today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-story-of-‘ochi-day-and-why-it-still-inspires-today

Professor Roderick Beaton joins Thanos Davelis to break down the significance of “Ochi” day and takes a look at how this story continues to inspire today as people across the world – from Ukraine to Iran – are fighting against the odds for their independence, their democracy, and their human rights. ...

15. 'Wild World' singer Yusuf Islam, aka Cat Stevens, urges Erdogan not to abandon peace in his 'fatherland' of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wild-world-singer-yusuf-islam-aka-cat-stevens-urges-erdogan-not-to-abandon-peace-in-his-fatherland-of-cyprus

Last week, Turkiye welcomed one of music’s most iconic stars, singer-songwriter Yusuf Islam. The artist was performing a series of fundraising concerts in Istanbul and Ankara, with President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, and his wife, First Lady Emine Erdoğan attending the event in the Turkish capital....

16. Director Achim Wieland has died at the age of 57

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/director-achim-wieland-has-died-at-the-age-of-57

Director and visual artist Achim Wieland died at the age of 57 after a long and exciting career in Cyprus's arts community. Achim Wieland attended the presentation of the popular play "Tea Ceremony" at the Off Fringe Festival in Catania, Sicily....

17. Crimea platform ‘Cyprioted’ during odd exchange

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crimea-platform-gets-‘cyprioted-during-odd-exchange

An odd exchange took place on Tuesday during a parliamentary summit on Crimea, when Cypriot House Speaker Annita Demetriou took issue with a point of order raised by a Turkish delegation member who criticized invasion references to the Cyprus Problem...

18. Embracing the digital age through the 'smart school' program

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-embracing-the-digital-age-through-the-smart-school-program

Our educational system, the Ministry of Education, and the State are making an important and historic transition to the digital era with the signing of the €20 million Contract for the "Support Services System" Project on September 6, 2022. ...

19. Why is simple so complex? Will robots take over my job?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/why-is-simple-so-complex-will-robots-take-over-my-job

This year's Digital Agenda Summit did not disappoint. Speakers from all parts descended on Nicosia to present their views on technology, AI, generation 'Z', our future work environment, the changes to our health management and where we are heading in the future....

20. Digital controversies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/digital-controversies

The three front-runners for the presidency of the republic laid out their objectives and ideas for tackling various issues and the nation's shift to a digital economy....

21. Cyprus post offices to receive 210 electric scooters by 2025

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-post-offices-to-receive-210-electric-scooters-by-2025

According to Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos, the Ministry of Transport, Communications, and Works is developing a plan to promote postal services, and by 2025, the postal services will be equipped with 210 electric scooters....

22. ‘We don’t need women to behave like men’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-‘we-don-t-need-women-to-behave-like-men

Nanna-Louise W. Linde is the vice president for European Government Affairs at Microsoft. An imposing presence, former model and mother of three, her life looks like something out of an episode of the Netflix series “Borgen” – she is Danish after all....

23. 'Weeks of the German Language' is back after a 2 year hiatus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/weeks-of-the-german-language-is-back-after-a-2-year-hiatus

The Embassies of Austria, Germany, Switzerland and the Goethe-Institut Cyprus have the pleasure to announce that the 'Weeks of the German Language', which strives to promote multilingualism in Cyprus and contributes to the cultural exchange between Cyprus, Austria, Germany and Switzerland, will take place all over Cyprus for the 6th consecutive year....

24. Cabinet approves all-day high school in all provinces

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-all-day-high-school-in-all-provinces

All-day high schools will be introduced in all provinces of Cyprus beginning with the 2023/24 school year....

25. EY achieves highest growth in nearly two decades, reports record global revenue of US$45.4b

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-achieves-highest-growth-in-nearly-two-decades-reports-record-global-revenue-of-us$45-4b

EY announced combined global revenues of US$45.4b for the financial year ending June 2022 (FY22), an increase of 16.4% in local currency (13.7% in US dollars). This marks one of the most successful years in the history of the organization with the highest growth seen in nearly two decades attributed to the EY NextWave strategy to deliver long-term value for EY people, clients and society....

26. World Animal Day: The importance of animals in our lives

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/world-animal-day-the-importance-of-animals-in-our-lives

October 4 was designated World Animal Day because it coincides with the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, who has been proclaimed by the Catholic Church as the patron saint of animals and nature. It was first celebrated in 1931 at a conference of environmentalists in Florence, as a way of raising public and scientific awareness of endangered animals. Since then, the feast day has expanded to include all species of the animal kingdom....

27. UN's Stewart: The option of a mutually agreed solution is fading

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-s-stewart-the-option-of-a-mutually-agreed-solution-is-fading

"I am extremely concerned that the option of a mutually agreed settlement of the Cyprus problem, i.e. a formula for the reunification of the island acceptable to both sides, is fading and will not be available for much longer", UN Secretary General's Special Representative for Cyprus Colin Stewart says....

28. 'Woman, life, freedom!’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-‘woman-life-freedom

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi claims that people in his country have freedom of expression. He also branded the protests that have broken out there as unacceptable “acts of chaos,” which is why the army is getting ready to intervene, certainly multiplying the number of casualties when it does: to defend freedom of expression....

29. Cyprus government working to promote LGBTQ+ rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-government-working-to-promote-lgbtq-rights

The government’s efforts to protect and further promote the rights of the LGBTQ+ group have gone from words to deeds, said Justice and Public Order Minister, Stephi Dracou during her speech at the 8th Pride Parade in Nicosia on Sunday....

30. Rhapsody courtesy stop unpacks Cyprus’ game plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rhapsody-courtesy-stop-unpacks-cyprus-game-plan

Cypriot officials were stoked on Tuesday when the Rhapsody of the Seas made a brief stop at the Ayia Napa Marina, a moment filled with high expectations for the island that hopes to attract cruise ships in its southeastern shores...

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