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1. US Ambassador Fisher: ''Space knows no boundaries''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-fisher-space-knows-no-boundaries

Last Thursday, I had the distinct pleasure of attending the Art in Embassies event at the U.S. Embassy in Nicosia, hosted by U.S. Ambassador Julie Fisher. The highlight of the evening was an insightful presentation by Dr. Alexandra Lockwood of NASA, who had traveled all the way from the United States to discuss the James Webb Space Telescope, a project she has worked on extensively....

2. Cyprus owes the UK over £1.4M in London congestion charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-owes-the-uk-over-£1-4m-in-london-congestion-charges

Transport for London (TfL), the authority managing the British capital’s transportation system, has published an updated list of foreign embassies that have refused to pay the Congestion Charge, a fee imposed since 2003 on vehicles entering the city center....

3. St. Kitts and Nevis appoints Joseph Borghese as Special Envoy for FDIs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/st-kitts-and-nevis-appoints-joseph-borghese-as-special-envoy-for-fdis

In a strategic effort to boost Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) initiatives, the Government of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis has appointed His Excellency Joseph Borghese as Special Envoy for Foreign Direct Investments. ...

4. Our neighborhood just got unpredictable again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/our-neighborhood-just-got-unpredictable-again

This part of the world has always been full of surprises. The most recent came on Friday afternoon when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at the United States and Israel and said he was calling off a planned visit to Washington. ...

5. Tehran avoids escalating conflict with Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tehran-avoids-escalating-conflict-with-israel

Explosions echoed over an Iranian city on Friday in what sources described as an Israeli attack, but Tehran played down the incident and indicated it had no plans for retaliation - a response that appeared gauged towards averting region-wide war....

6. MFA: Audit uncovers misuse of public funds and abuse of power

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mfa-audit-uncovers-misuse-of-public-funds-and-abuse-of-power

A recent audit conducted by the Audit Service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has revealed instances of misappropriation of public money and abuse of power spanning the years 2021 and 2022....

7. Fury over diplomat's illegal parking stirs debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fury-over-diplomat-s-illegal-parking-stirs-debate

A photo capturing a diplomat's vehicle parked in a disabled parking space has ignited a debate in Cyprus over parking violations and penalties....

8. Mexico cuts ties with Ecuador after Embassy raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mexico-cuts-ties-with-ecuador-after-embassy-raid

Mexico announced the severance of diplomatic ties with Ecuador following a tumultuous incident at the Mexican embassy in Quito. The event unfolded when Ecuadorian police forcibly entered the embassy to arrest former Ecuadorian Vice President Jorge Glas, ...

9. Ukraine's NATO membership in the cards, Blinken asserts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-s-nato-membership-in-the-cards-blinken-asserts

A summit to mark the alliance's birthday doubled as a renewed effort to keep members on board with aid for Ukraine....

10. EU mulls tax breaks for islands nations on aviation fuel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-mulls-tax-breaks-for-islands-nations-on-aviation-fuel

European Union nations are in talks to grant exemptions for a proposed EU-wide tax on aviation fuel, particularly favoring islands. A draft document from Belgium,...

11. Tight security as Russia bids farewell to Navalny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tight-security-as-russia-bids-farewell-to-navalny

Hundreds gathered in Moscow to say their goodbyes to Alexei Navalny at a funeral under heavy police presence. Navalny, a prominent critic of President Vladimir Putin, died under unexplained circumstances in an Arctic penal colony....

12. Cuellar's peacekeeping quest faces tough terrain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cuellar-s-peacekeeping-quest-faces-tough-terrain

Shortly after 9 am, the United Nations' fresh face, Maria-Angela Olguín Cuellar, descended upon the Presidential Palace, embarking on her inaugural rendezvous with President Christodoulides....

13. Cyprus hosts high-level leadership training with UK partnership (updated)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-cyprus-leadership-program-stirs-debate-on-defence-cooperation

A ''Strategic Leadership Programme'' in collaboration with the High Commission of the United Kingdom in Cyprus, the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom and Cranfield University......

14. Hungary's economy targeted in EU retaliation plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hungary-s-economy-targeted-in-eu-retaliation-plan

In a tense diplomatic standoff, officials in Brussels have allegedly devised a clandestine strategy aimed at Hungary's economy should Prime Minister Viktor Orbán persist in blocking a €50 billion support package for Ukraine....

15. Saudi Arabia opens first diplomatic liquor store in Riyadh

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/saudi-arabia-opens-first-diplomatic-liquor-store-in-riyadh

Saudi Arabia has reportedly inaugurated its inaugural liquor store in Riyadh's diplomatic quarter, according to sources familiar with the matter....

16. Assessing the President's letter on Turkish offenses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/assessing-the-president-s-letter-on-turkish-offenses

President Christodoulides urgently appealed to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, seeking intervention to curb Turkish violations in the buffer zone, expressing concern about the potential for a serious crisis....

17. Cyprus Officials forbidden to enter Russia after media clash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-officials-forbidden-to-enter-russia-after-media-clash

The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced a ban on the entry of citizens – officials of the Republic of Cyprus, connected to the revocation of accreditation and the expulsion of the correspondent of the Russian government's newspaper from Cyprus last fall....

18. Aging global shipping fleet raises environmental concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/aging-global-shipping-fleet-raises-environmental-concerns

The global shipping fleet has reached its oldest average age in nearly 15 years, a concerning trend as the industry faces mounting pressure to adopt greener practices....

19. Beware of the Brits bearing ideas for a Cyprus solution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/beware-of-the-brits-bearing-ideas-for-a-cyprus-solution

According to recent reports, the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office is working on various scenarios to break the deadlock on the Cyprus problem and find a mutually acceptable formula....

20. UN's envoy to land in Cyprus for talks on Cyprus problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-s-envoy-lands-in-cyprus-for-critical-diplomacy-on-cyprus-problem

In early January, the new Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General, Maria Angela Holguin Cuellar, will arrive in Cyprus....

21. US vetoes UN cease-fire resolution in Gaza, escalating tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-vetoes-un-cease-fire-resolution-in-gaza-escalating-tensions

Friday marked a contentious day at the United Nations as the United States took a solitary stand, vetoing a resolution calling for an urgent cease-fire in Gaza....

22. Russia's 'loyalty agreements' pose threat to foreigners' freedom of expression

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-s-loyalty-agreements-pose-threat-to-foreigners-freedom-of-expression

In a move that raises concerns over freedom of expression, Russia's interior ministry has drafted legislation requiring foreigners to sign a "loyalty agreement" upon entry....

23. UK accused of turning a blind eye to Israel-Palestine war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-accused-of-turning-a-blind-eye-to-israel-palestine-war

Concerns that the UK Foreign Office has neglected the Israel-Palestine conflict in its tilt to the Indo-Pacific and the pursuit of trade deals across the Middle East is to be investigated by the foreign affairs select committee....

24. Turkey, the most unreliable ally of the West

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/turkey-the-most-unreliable-ally-of-the-west

The latest developments in the Middle East after the terrorist actions of Hamas and the reaction of Israel have proven once again that Turkey does not want and does not belong to the Western alliance. Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to align himself with the extremist Islamists of Hamas and Iran clearly shows where the country is heading....

25. EU's call for humanitarian ''pauses'' draws attention ahead of UN vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-call-for-humanitarian-pauses-draws-attention-ahead-of-un-vote

European Union leaders have stopped short of calling for a ceasefire in Gaza, instead appealing for humanitarian “pauses” to provide aid, as the UN warned its operations were being “paralyzed” by Israel’s bombardment of the besieged enclave....

26. Queen Rania accuses Western leaders of double standard in Gaza conflict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/queen-rania-accuses-western-leaders-of-double-standard-in-gaza-conflict

Jordan’s Queen Rania has accused Western leaders of a “glaring double standard” for not condemning Israel’s killing of Palestinian civilians in its bombardment of Gaza....

27. Israel's right to self-defense sparks heated UN debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-s-right-to-self-defense-sparks-heated-un-debate

The United Nations Security Council has held its first open debate on the Israel-Gaza war, with most members calling for an immediate ceasefire to allow humanitarian aid to reach Palestinians under relentless Israeli bombardment in Gaza....

28. Middle East turmoil shifts energy and diplomatic priorities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/middle-east-turmoil-shifts-energy-and-diplomatic-priorities

The tumultuous situation in the Middle East, prompted by Hamas's aggressive attack on Israel and Tel Aviv's military response, is reshaping the priorities of the Netanyahu government and the balance in the South-Eastern Mediterranean....

29. Nicosia gears up for Quantum Nicosia Marathon 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-gears-up-for-quantum-nicosia-marathon-2023

On Sunday, December 10, 2023, Nicosia will host the eagerly awaited "Quantum Nicosia Marathon 2023," featuring various race categories, including the Marathon, Half Marathon, 7.7 Miles (12,400m), and 5km races (individual and corporate). ...

30. Electronic embassies set to transform diplomacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/electronic-embassies-set-to-transform-diplomacy

To usher in digital reform within the public sector, a concrete and centralized approach is imperative. The key to this transformation lies in collaboration with the very organizations we aim to reform....

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