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1. Kyriakides announces EU allocation of €11M to bridge mental health gaps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-announces-eu-allocation-of-€11m-to-bridge-mental-health-gaps

In a recent announcement coinciding with European Mental Health Week, EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides revealed......

2. Protesters rally against police brutality and bias

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-rally-against-police-brutality-and-bias

A peaceful demonstration unfolded Saturday at noon in Eleftheria Square, driven by the African Community in Cyprus and bolstered by allied organizations. ...

3. Blurred lines between the church, state, and scandal in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-blurred-lines-between-the-church-state-and-scandal-in-cyprus

Last week, amid the shadow of scandals in the Church, ELAM President Christos Christou ensured to provide full coverage to Metropolitan Isaias, ...

4. Canada turns down plea for apology to British abused kids

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/canada-turns-down-plea-for-apology-to-british-abused-kids

The Canadian government has turned down the latest plea for an apology to British children who endured abuse while in the country....

5. Nicosia water board official accused of sexual harassment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-water-board-official-accused-of-sexual-harassment

A senior official at the Nicosia Water Board is under scrutiny following allegations of sexual harassment in multiple incidents....

6. Employers face legal action if menopausal women's needs ignored

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/employers-face-legal-action-if-menopausal-women-s-needs-ignored

In a bid to address workplace challenges faced by menopausal women, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has issued guidance asserting that employers may face legal consequences if they fail to make ''reasonable adjustments.''...

7. MPs call for unity against divisive forces on Holocaust Remembrance Day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mps-call-for-unity-against-divisive-forces-on-holocaust-remembrance-day

The plenary of the House of Representatives paid on Thursday tribute to the victims of the Holocaust, on the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day....

8. Lidl Cyprus ''Top Employer'' in Cyprus also in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/lidl-cyprus-top-employer-in-cyprus-also-in-2024

Lidl Cyprus is the Top Employer for the 7th consecutive year in Cyprus and Europe, according to the results of the internationally recognized independent organization Top Employer Institute....

9. Women say 'NO' to more babies despite Chinese Government urges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/women-say-no-to-more-babies-despite-chinese-government-urges

Amid a national emergency, China's Communist Party strives to increase birth rates with incentives like cheaper housing and tax benefits....

10. Mitsotakis unveils stance on same-sex marriage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-unveils-stance-on-same-sex-marriage

He opened his cards on the issue of same-sex marriage, which has caused a lot of discussion, yesterday the Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis......

11. Lidl Cyprus embraces diversity among its people

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lidl-cyprus-embraces-diversity-among-its-people

The diversity of Lidl Cyprus’ employees is the main subject of the company's recent campaign. ...

12. EU's Schinas criticizes veto use, stresses need for compromise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-schinas-criticizes-veto-use-stresses-need-for-compromise

European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas voiced concerns about the use of the veto as a primary defense tactic, stating that it hinders compromise rather than facilitating it....

13. Pope Francis approves blessings for same-sex couples

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-francis-approves-blessings-for-same-sex-couples

Pope Francis has officially sanctioned the blessing of same-sex couples, marking a significant departure in policy aimed at fostering inclusivity within the Catholic Church. This move, however, maintains the church's steadfast opposition to gay marriage....

14. House plenary votes on teleworking bill, what's at stake?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-plenary-votes-on-teleworking-bill-what-s-at-stake

In a decisive move, the House plenary convened this afternoon to cast their votes on a groundbreaking teleworking bill, aiming to establish a robust framework for regulating working conditions in the evolving landscape of remote employment....

15. Hellenic employees want share of bank's excess profits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hellenic-employees-want-share-of-bank-s-excess-profits

The Cyprus Bank Employees' Union (CBCU) has called for a three-hour work stoppage at all Hellenic Banks on Monday, November 6, 2023, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m....

16. Austria allocates €33m for wrongly convicted gay men

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austria-allocates-€33m-for-wrongly-convicted-gay-men

A historic proposal by the Austrian Ministry of Justice sees €33m set aside to compensate those who were wrongly convicted - but critics say the amount on offer is not enough....

17. Cyprus leads in Europe with anti-femicide law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-in-europe-with-anti-femicide-law

Cyprus encourages all States to acknowledge the existence of femicide, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Cyprus to the UN Ambassador Andreas Hadjichrysanthou has said, noting that the Cyprus Parliament has adopted a law on femicide which was the first of such piece of legislation in Europe....

18. New law protects consumers against unlawful practices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-law-protects-consumers-against-unlawful-practices

In a unanimous decision, the plenary session of the Parliament has approved a groundbreaking harmonizing law aimed at empowering consumers to protect their collective interests effectively....

19. Academics weigh in on Chlorakas' violent turn

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/academics-weigh-in-on-chlorakas-violent-turn

Academics from the fields of psychology and political science are presenting an interpretation of recent events in Chloraka. The events involved a protest march by local residents over the migration issue, which took a dramatic turn with incidents of beatings, property destruction, and individual arrests. ...

20. Step up, weigh in! Korean Air weighs passengers for safety

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/step-up-weigh-in-korean-air-weighs-passengers-for-safety

Starting Monday, passengers flying on Korean Air may be asked to step on a scale before boarding their flight. ...

21. Italy's top general calls LGBTQ+ community 'not normal'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/italy-s-top-general-calls-lgbtq-community-not-normal

A general at the top of Italy’s armed forces bashed gay people in a recent publication. But LGBTQ+ activists and officers tell Euronews that, despite ongoing challenges, the situation is getting better for queer people in the army and the police....

22. Jordan secret police accused of LGBTQ+ targeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jordan-secret-police-accused-of-lgbtq-targeting

Jordanian secret police have been accused of intimidating gay people by “outing” them to their families and of forcing the closure of two LGBTQ+ organisations....

23. President's commitment to gender equality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-s-commitment-to-gender-equality

The President of the Republic, Mr. Nikos Christodoulides, attended tonight the opening ceremony of the 38th World Conference of the Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, organized by the Cyprus Girl Guides Association, which took place at the ancient theater of Kourion....

24. Schools vulnerable to ransomware

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-vulnerable-to-ransomware

The confidential documents stolen from schools and dumped online by ransomware gangs are raw, intimate, and graphic. They describe student sexual assaults, psychiatric hospitalizations, abusive parents, truancy — even suicide attempts....

25. Taliban's violations of women's rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/taliban-s-violations-of-women-s-rights

The UN report released last month was compiled after a week-long visit to Afghanistan by Richard Bennett, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Afghanistan, and Dorothy Estrada-Tanck, who led a contingent from the working group on discrimination against women and girls....

26. Calls for redress in Irish mother and baby home scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/calls-for-redress-in-irish-mother-and-baby-home-scandal

Ten years after a dark discovery was made in the west of Ireland, Euronews takes a look at the grim legacy of the maternity homes that were still in operation until the end of the 20th century. ...

27. Cypriot delegation pounded with human rights questions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-delegation-pounded-with-human-rights-questions

Cyprus’ law commissioner says her delegation received praise last week at a UN committee hearing in Geneva, but she also admitted that no country had a perfect record on human rights following a bombardment of questions on human rights...

28. Combating hate speech: Urgent action for LGBTI rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/combating-hate-speech-urgent-action-for-lgbti-rights

The Commissioner for Administration and Human Rights Protection, Maria Stylianou Lottides, has strongly denounced the recent surge of comments directly targeting the LGBTI community and promoting hate speech against its members....

29. Christodoulides touches base with Cypriot MEPs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-touches-base-with-cypriot-meps

Cypriot President Nikos Christodoulides will elaborate on Tuesday morning before the European Parliament plenary in Strasbourg on his proposal for a more active involvement of the EU in efforts to lift the deadlock in the Cyprus problem and immediately resume negotiations for a Cyprus settlement within the agreed UN framework...

30. Female athletes sue to compete on level playing field

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/female-athletes-sue-to-compete-on-level-playing-field

A federal appeals court on Tuesday questioned whether a group of female track and field athletes in Connecticut has the right to sue over a policy allowing transgender athletes to compete in girls’ athletic events....

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