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1. 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....

2. Ministry pushing for ban on mobile phones in schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-pushing-for-ban-on-mobile-phones-in-schools

The measure to ban mobile phones in educational institutions across Cyprus is neither sudden nor unprecedented, stated Minister of Education Athina Michaelidou. She noted that similar measures have been implemented in almost all European countries....

3. From TikTok follower to political pundit, a satirical dive into Cyprus politics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-tiktok-follower-to-political-pundit-a-satirical-dive-into-cyprus-politics

I've decided to get more involved in politics. Since I'm a bit curious, I've started obsessively following what's happening in Brussels. No, I didn't sit down to study because I'm also a bit lazy....

4. Cyprus reforms are a comedy of errors in governance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-reforms-are-a-comedy-of-errors-in-governance

Following last Sunday's vote, the much-publicized local government reform will take effect on July 1. This, like many other reforms, has been carried out in typical Cypriot fashion. ...

5. US Surgeon General urges social media warning labels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-surgeon-general-urges-social-media-warning-labels

In a bold move aimed at protecting youth mental health, US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy has proposed mandatory warning labels on social media platforms, akin to those found on cigarette packages. ...

6. Biden campaign rolls out $50M in ads focusing on Trump’s conviction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-campaign-rolls-out-$50m-in-ads-focusing-on-trump-s-conviction

President Joe Biden’s reelection campaign is spending $50 million through the end of June, a blitz that includes its first television ad trumpeting......

7. Fidias' win triggers debate on political behavior

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/fidias-win-triggers-debate-on-political-behavior

Last Sunday, when election winner Fidias Panayiotou appeared on the panel of Alpha TV station, it was not his incongruous outfit or his unusual behaviour, rushing to kiss and hug the presenters, that caused embarrassment....

8. Ministry takes action against illegal dumping sites fueling fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-takes-action-against-illegal-dumping-sites-fueling-fires

The big fire in Paphos has exposed some major issues: not only were the firefighting resources inadequate, but it also showed the government's long-standing negligence regarding illegal fires. ...

9. Heatwave revives debate over school air conditioning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heatwave-revives-debate-over-school-air-conditioning

The ongoing heatwave has reignited the debate over the installation of air conditioners in Cyprus schools....

10. YouTube star shakes up Cyprus politics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/youtube-star-shakes-up-cyprus-politics

The case of the popular content creator, Fidias Panayiotou, known for his presence on TikTok and YouTube, has stirred significant interest since the onset of this year's dual elections. ...

11. 'The fifth phalanx'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-fifth-phalanx

The coming of age of my generation coincided with Cyprus' first appearance in the European Parliament in 2004. A generation that saw the EU as the vehicle for its hope—hope for change and reunification of the country....

12. Cyprus prepares for major local government reform

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-prepares-for-major-local-government-reform

The June 9 elections mark the final step before the significant milestone on July 1, 2024, when a new local government structure will be established in Cyprus, Apostolos Tomaras reports. ...

13. Elections 2024: When, where, and how it all happens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elections-2024-when-where-and-how-it-all-happens

Preparations for the June 9 elections in Cyprus are nearing completion, according to Menelaos Vassiliou, Head of the Electoral Service. Vassiliou assured that all necessary procedures are in the final stages and everything will be ready for a smooth election day....

14. Anastasiades’ secret talks with Turkey revealed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/anastasiades-secret-talks-with-turkey-revealed

In a paradoxical twist, Crans Montana resurfaced in the news a few days ago, with multiple sources and testimonies suggesting......

15. 'The vilification of entrepreneurship'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-vilification-of-entrepreneurship

In recent weeks, Kathimerini (''K'') has been delving into public procurement, an area that absorbs a significant portion of public funds. The focus was on the Nicosia perimeter road project, which holds crucial importance for the city....

16. Limassol mayors' debate ends in police intervention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-mayors-debate-ends-in-police-intervention

Police intervened to defuse rising tensions after a mayoral debate between candidates Nikos Nikolaides and Yannis Armeftis on Tuesday night at the Lannitio Lyceum amphitheater....

17. 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....

18. ''Government'' moves to license casino at controversial airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-moves-to-license-casino-at-controversial-airport

The ''government'' in the Turkish-occupied northern part of Cyprus is reportedly moving forward with plans to grant a ''license to operate'' a casino within the controversial Tympou airport, according to the local newspaper Avroupa....

19. Pelekanos stirs debate with rejection of bi-zonal federation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pelekanos-stirs-debate-with-rejection-of-bi-zonal-federation

Marios Pelekanos's recent revelation in the Legalmatters podcast that he opposes the Bi-zonal Bicommunal Federation (BBF) as a form of solution for Cyprus, instead supporting a unitary state, has ignited significant debate. ...

20. Laura Kovesi: ''There are no 'clean' countries in the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/laura-kovesi-there-are-no-clean-countries-in-the-eu

The head of the EPPO (European Public Prosecutor's Office) and the first EU Prosecutor General, Laura Kövesi, spoke with ''K'' during her visit to Cyprus for an event organized by the Department of Legal Science at the University of Cyprus....

21. Resident confronts camera operator over missing sign

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/resident-confronts-camera-operator-over-missing-sign

Increasing complaints have emerged from drivers across Cyprus regarding unmarked speed camera trucks, sparking a debate about the legality and ethics of such practices....

22. Turkish Cypriot leader's Australian diplomatic debut

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-leader-s-australian-diplomatic-debut-shadows-population-data-discrepancy

Ersin Tatar, the first Turkish Cypriot leader to visit Australia, made headlines as he embarked on a significant diplomatic mission. Reports from the "presidency" reveal that Tatar recently toured the country, marking a pivotal moment in Turkish Cypriot-Australian relations....

23. Is it a trendy temptation or a health hazard?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/is-raw-milk-a-trendy-temptation-or-health-hazard

In the world of daring culinary trends, raw milk is the latest sensation captivating influencers and foodies alike. Unlike its pasteurized counterpart, raw milk skips the heat treatment process, offering enthusiasts a taste of unaltered dairy straight from the cow's udder....

24. Outrage as police car seen parked in handicapped spot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/outrage-as-police-car-seen-parked-in-handicapped-spot

A photo posted on the Facebook page "The GAROS of the Day" showing a police car parked in a handicapped spot has sparked public outrage....

25. Hoteliers express concern over slowdown in summer bookings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hoteliers-express-concern-over-slowdown-in-summer-bookings

The chair of the Cyprus Hotel Association (PASYXE), Thanos Michaelides, expressed concerns over a summer slowdown in bookings, fearing that 2024 might end with fewer reservations compared to last year. ...

26. 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....

27. Cypriots torn between Palestine and Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cypriots-torn-between-palestine-and-israel

The Greek Cypriot approach to the conflict between Palestinians and Israelis has always been conflicted, mainly because we don't know with whom to identify....

28. Cyprus grapples with challenges in youth behavior

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-grapples-with-challenges-in-youth-behavior

After recent violent incidents in schools and a surge in vandalism during the Easter holidays, concerns about youth behavior have reignited public debate in Cyprus, according to a report by Pavlos Neophytos in this Sunday's print edition of Kathimerini....

29. Police dismantle pro-Palestinian encampment at UCLA amid tense standoff

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-dismantle-pro-palestinian-encampment-at-ucla-amid-tense-standoff

Police at UCLA moved in on Thursday morning to dismantle the pro-Palestinian encampment, resulting in numerous arrests and the dispersal of most protesters. The operation followed UCLA's declaration of the camp as "unlawful" and escalated after a violent attack on the camp earlier in the week....

30. Power play unfolds as Auditor General faces dismissal petition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/power-play-unfolds-as-auditor-general-faces-dismissal-petition

In a tumultuous legal saga unfolding in Cyprus, Attorney General George Savvidis has filed a petition before the Supreme Constitutional Court seeking the dismissal of Auditor General Odysseus Michaelides, according to a report by Apostolos Tomaras in this Sunday's printed edition of Kathimerini....

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