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1. Critics furious over ‘gynic rules’ for Green Line cops

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critics-furious-over-‘gynic-rules-for-green-line-cops

Rules referring to gynecological restrictions for female border cops in Cyprus are raising eyebrows, with critics crying foul over the measure while ridiculing the lack of mental evaluation for gun possession...

2. Diner in Cyprus hates on ‘Russian’ tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/diners-in-cyprus-hate-on-‘russian-tourists

A group of Latvian tourists in Cyprus posted a disturbing video on social media showing fellow diners at a hotel hating on them after mistaking them for Russians...

3. Op-ed: The fall of the US Republic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-fall-of-the-us-republic

Sometimes I am not sure if I became a historian because I am pessimistic by nature, or if I became pessimistic because I am a historian....

4. Professor Emilianides elected to Conciliation and Good Offices Commission

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/professor-emilianides-elected-to-conciliation-and-good-offices-commission

Prof. Achilles C. Emilianides, advocate, Dean of the School of Law of the University of Nicosia, and General-Secretary of the Cyprus Academy of Sciences, Letters, and Arts, was elected as a member of the Conciliation and Good Offices Commission (‘Commission’) by the General Conference of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (‘UNESCO’) during its 41st session. The election was officially announced in March 2022. ...

5. Women's rights and participation a top priority for Cyprus government, says Anastasiades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/women-s-rights-and-participation-a-top-priority-for-cyprus-government-says-anastasiades

We place emphasis on the implementation of actions and policies regarding the elimination of all forms of violence, inequality, discrimination and exploitation of women, stated Cyprus` President Nicos Anastasiades on Wednesday evening...

6. Cyprus and the UK sign Memorandum on LGBTI+ rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-the-uk-sign-memorandum-on-lgbti-rights

Cyprus’ Minister of Justice and Public Order Stephie Dracos stressed the need for a change in culture regarding the rights of LGBTI+ people, after signing on Tuesday a Memorandum of Understanding on the Protection and Promotion of the rights of LGBTI+ People in Europe and in the Commonwealth between the United Kingdom and the Republic of Cyprus....

7. From Menogeia to Limnes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-menogeia-to-limnes

Arriving in Cyprus on Monday, and heading to Nicosia, I saw queues of military trucks returning empty to their bases. ...

8. Averof announces his intention to run for President in 2023 (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/averof-announces-his-intention-to-run-for-president-in-2023-video

President of Democratic Rally (DISY) Averof Neofytou has announced his intention to seek his party's nomination to run for President of the Republic of Cyprus....

9. Lawyer cries foul over ban on unvaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-cries-foul-over-ban-on-unvaccinated

A local lawyer is invoking European rules to argue the Cypriot government’s measure banning unvaccinated citizens from certain places is a violation of fundamental human rights, with health experts attributing decisions in the last few weeks to the Cabinet...

10. Restaurants shut doors over 'pandemic discrimination'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/restaurants-shut-doors-over-pandemic-discrimination

Many restaurant owners in the Republic of Cyprus are closing their doors to all dine-in customers to protest new government measures that exclude unvaccinated clientele...

11. Joint action to defend and promote Democracy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/joint-action-to-defend-and-promote-democracy

Across the globe, democracy and human rights are increasingly under siege. Far from being an issue isolated to the “developing” world, democracies new and old are combatting existential crises of creeping authoritarianism, rising inequality, and malign influence both domestically and from abroad. ...

12. 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...

13. Asylum seekers arrested in Chloraka raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-arrested-in-chloraka-raid

Ten asylum seekers have been arrested in Paphos district according to local reports, citing a violation of an emergency law issued last December that bans international protection applicants from residing in Chloraka...

14. A duty to protect our fellow citizens living with HIV/AIDS

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aids

Mr. Hatzipandelas today welcomed the presentation of the results of the Pancyprian research on the psychological and social needs of people living with HIV / AIDS....

15. Woman’s letter probes AIDS phobia in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-s-letter-probes-aids-phobia-in-cyprus

A woman living with HIV in Cyprus has gone public with her ordeal after months of being given the runaround by officials, while shocking details about a recent case include GESY doctors refusing to treat a patient because they had 'no experience with her condition'...

16. 12 year old not allowed on bus for 70 cents (UPDATE)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/12-year-old-not-allowed-on-bus-for-70-cents

A 12 year old student prevented from boarding a bus for not being able to pay the 70 cent fare will be given a free bus pass tomorrow....

17. 12 year old not allowed on bus for 70 cents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/12-year-old-banned-from-bus-for-70-cents

A 12 year old school girl was not allowed to board a bus because she lacked 70 cents to pay the fare....

18. Cyprus worried as Taliban talks amnesty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-worried-as-taliban-talks-amnesty

The foreign ministry in the Republic of Cyprus said non-discrimination against women and girls in Afghanistan should be an 'immediate priority' while there was wide skepticism over Taliban’s latest amnesty comments...

19. Cyprus ends lockdown with safe pass

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ends-lockdown-with-safe-pass

A third lockdown in the Republic of Cyprus ended on Sunday as new measures went into effect Monday including a controversial safety pass, with the government betting on a slight improvement as it pushes for gradual return to normality...

20. Erdogan calls on Greek Istanbulites to return

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-calls-on-greek-istanbulites-to-return

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and others that he welcomes the return of Istanbulite Greeks back to their ancestral homes...

21. Mild-mannered Stylianides back in action

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mild-mannered-stylianides-back-in-action

Former European Commissioner Christos Stylianides will be appointed special adviser to Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas, Politico’s Playbook said Wednesday...

22. Cyprus and Israel agree on green passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-israel-agree-on-green-passports

Cyprus and Israel reached an agreement on Sunday which would allow vaccinated Israelis to travel to the island without quarantine or other testing restrictions...

23. Disconnect on ethical AI priorities between public and private sectors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/disconnect-on-ethical-ai-priorities-between-public-and-private-sectors

In the survey of 71 policymakers and more than 280 global organizations, respondents ranked ethical principles by importance for 12 different AI use cases, and sentiment was measured around the risk and regulation of AI...

24. Moscow blames ban on Cyprus Airways

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-blames-ban-on-cyprus-airways

Cypriot Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos says the government will do whatever necessary to overcome a disembarkation ban by Moscow, while reports say Russian aviation authorities imposed the ban on Cyprus Airways over the company’s failure to provide a passenger list...

25. Parliament passes bills tackling sexism, bullying at schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliament-passes-bills-tackling-sexism-bullying-at-schools

The Cyprus parliament on Thursday passed three bills that establish a legislative framework criminalizing sexism and one law that seeks to tackle bullying and intimidation at schools. ...

26. Reynders: 'golden passport' schemes must be abolished

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reynders-golden-passport-schemes-must-be-abolished

The EU Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders briefed the plenary of the European Parliament on Thursday on the Commission’s decision to initiate infringement proceedings against Cyprus and Malta in view of their ‘golden passports’ schemes which appear to be in violation of EU law....

27. Bikers plan drive-by rallies against ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bikers-plan-drive-by-rallies-against-ban

Organized bikers are determined to take police to court over a recent ban on motorcycles, saying measures against violators to combat noise pollution in specific areas are unfair to law-abiding citizens who ride motorcycles...

28. Students arrested as visa debate rages on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-students-arrested-as-visa-debate-rages-on

Police officers and immigration agents raided establishments in Paphos on Sunday, arresting two international students who were found working without authorization, with critics calling on the state to ease restrictions and allow off-campus work...

29. Hijab and kosher end up in report on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hijab-and-kosher-end-up-in-report-on-cyprus

A State Department report has called out Cyprus on matters of religious freedom, following a number of stories in the media including the right to wear hijab in school, kosher laws, and access to religious sites...

30. Cyprus condemns vandalism at mosque

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-condemns-vandalism-at-limassol-mosque

Limassol police are investigating an incident of vandalism at Koprulu mosque, after gasoline bombs were thrown at the building and graffiti found spray-painted on the outer fence...

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