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1. Massive landslide buries 2,000 in Papua New Guinea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-landslide-buries-2-000-in-papua-new-guinea

More than 2,000 people were buried alive by a massive landslide in Papua New Guinea last week, the national disaster centre said on Monday, as treacherous terrain and the difficulty of getting aid to the site raises the risk few survivors will be found....

2. EU ministers to strengthen migration policies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-ministers-to-strengthen-migration-policies

At a ministerial meeting in Nicosia on May 16-17, 2024, eight EU member states, Austria, the Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Greece, Italy......

3. Netanyahu: ''We are not a vassal state of the US''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netanyahu-we-are-not-a-vassal-state-of-the-us

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu strongly reacted during a meeting with his security cabinet following President Biden's warning about a potential major attack on Rafah, Axios' Barak Ravid reports....

4. 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....

5. Hezbollah leader calls for migrant boat access to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hezbollah-leader-calls-for-migrant-boat-access-to-cyprus

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah on Monday called on Lebanese authorities to allow migrant boats to head to Europe amid rising anti-Syrian sentiment and accusations that Western countries aim to confine refugees in Lebanon....

6. Israel denies ceasefire agreement with Hamas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-denies-ceasefire-agreement-with-hamas

Israel’s war cabinet suggests it is determined to proceed with a full-scale ground offensive into Rafah. ...

7. Israel threatens Rafah invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-threatens-rafah-iinvasion

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken that Israel will invade Rafah if Hamas continues to make an end to the war a condition of the hostage deal, two Israeli and US officials said....

8. Government halts Syrian asylum reviews amid tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/government-halts-syrian-asylum-reviews-amid-tensions

As tensions escalated in Lebanon and refugee boats continued to arrive in Cyprus, the President of the Republic made a significant......

9. The hidden lives of migrants in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-hidden-lives-of-migrants-in-cyprus

Behind closed doors lies a hidden reality in Cyprus, where neglected homes become sanctuaries for new occupants, often foreigners seeking refuge from economic hardships....

10. Gaza crisis deepens as Hamas rejects ceasefire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gaza-crisis-deepens-as-hamas-rejects-ceasefire

Hamas said it had handed its response to mediators in Egypt and Qatar. It said any agreement must end Israel's war in Gaza. ...

11. Germany under fire for arms sales to Israel amid Gaza conflict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-under-fire-for-arms-sales-to-israel-amid-gaza-conflict

Germany will face a fresh call to revoke all arms sales to Israel on Thursday in a lawsuit that puts more pressure on Berlin amid a rising outcry about the scale of deaths and destruction in the war on Gaza....

12. USA: 'No evidence of genocide by Israel in Gaza'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-no-evidence-of-genocide-by-israel-in-gaza

The United States does not have evidence that Israel is committing genocide in Gaza as it carries out its war against Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin told a Senate hearing on Tuesday....

13. Diplomatic evacuations begin as gang violence escalates in Haiti

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/diplomatic-evacuations-begin-as-gang-violence-escalates-in-haiti

In response to escalating gang violence in Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, the United States and other diplomatic missions have initiated evacuations, according to a report by CNN....

14. Cyprus to establish diplomatic mission in Yerevan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-establish-diplomatic-mission-in-yerevan

In a significant diplomatic move, Foreign Affairs Minister Constantinos Kombos announced Cyprus's intention to establish a diplomatic mission in Yerevan following an official visit to Armenia....

15. How to apply for the photovoltaic project for your home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-to-apply-for-the-photovoltaic-project-for-your-home

The Greek Ministry of Energy has launched Category A3 of the grants scheme to promote the use of Renewable Energy Sources (RES) and Combined Heat and Power (CHP) systems in residential buildings for 2024-2025. ...

16. Haiti declares state of emergency amid violence and prison breaks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/haiti-declares-state-of-emergency-amid-violence-and-prison-breaks

Haiti has plunged into a state of emergency as the capital city witnessed intense violence, prompting the government to take drastic measures....

17. US conducts historic airdrop of aid in Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-conducts-historic-airdrop-of-aid-in-gaza

In a significant humanitarian effort, the US armed forces executed the inaugural airdrop of essential aid supplies in Gaza yesterday, as reported by two anonymous US officials...

18. Netanyahu's party divided over US-Arab peace initiative for Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netanyahu-s-party-divided-over-us-arab-peace-initiative-for-gaza

Reports of a joint US-Arab peace plan for Gaza, including a "tight timeline" for establishing a Palestinian state, have stirred strong reactions among Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's far-right allies. ...

19. Department faces 2,000 backlogged refugee applications due to understaffing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/department-faces-2-000-backlogged-refugee-applications-due-to-understaffing

In February 2024, the Service for the Care and Rehabilitation of Displaced Persons (YMAPE) revealed a backlog of 2,000 pending applications, citing understaffing issues. ...

20. Tornado strikes Germasogeia, causing severe hand injury

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tornado-strikes-germasogeia-causing-severe-hand-injury

The municipal authority in Germasogeia has sprung into action following the early morning havoc caused by at least two tornadoes, Mayor Kyriakos Xydias confirmed to CNA....

21. Hamas condemns Israeli strikes, two hostages freed in Rafah operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hamas-condemns-israeli-strikes-two-hostages-freed-in-rafah-operation

At least 37 Palestinians lost their lives in Israeli airstrikes targeting the southern city of Rafah, Gaza health officials reported Tuesday....

22. Parliament passes law to remove property restrictions in Occupied Areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliament-passes-law-to-remove-property-restrictions-in-occupied-areas

In a unanimous decision, the Plenary Session of the Greek Parliament passed a law abolishing the right of encumbrance of ''memorandum'' on properties held by banks and credit acquisition companies, located in the occupied territories. ...

23. UN court slams Israel: Ordered to halt genocide in Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-court-slams-israel-ordered-to-halt-genocide-in-gaza

In a landmark ruling, the United Nations' international court of justice has directed Israel to take immediate action to prevent acts of genocide against Palestinians in Gaza....

24. Homeless residents forge dangerous caves along California riverbanks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/homeless-residents-forge-dangerous-caves-along-california-riverbanks

In a recent discovery that sheds light on the struggles of homelessness in California, authorities in Modesto uncovered a series of makeshift caves along the banks of the Tuolumne River, serving as clandestine dwellings for those without homes....

25. Eparchy of Cyprus demands state action against usurped property

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eparchy-of-cyprus-demands-state-action-against-usurped-property

In a closed-door session, the Parliamentary Committee on refugees pressed state institutions for answers on the uncontrolled and illegal......

26. Cyprus rushes €15,200 aid to Armenians displaced by conflict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rushes-€15-200-aid-to-armenians-displaced-by-conflict

Cyprus has sent humanitarian aid worth €15,200 to Armenia through the European Civil Protection Mechanism. ...

27. US pushes for Palestinian state amidst ongoing Gaza crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-pushes-for-palestinian-state-amidst-ongoing-gaza-crisis

Secretary of State Antony Blinken engaged in talks with President Mahmoud Abbas, highlighting U.S. efforts to support postwar plans for Gaza, emphasizing concrete steps toward a Palestinian state....

28. Displaced Gazans seek shelter among lions and monkeys in zoo crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/displaced-gazans-seek-shelter-among-lions-and-monkeys-in-zoo-crisis

In the heart of the Rafah Zoo, amid cages holding monkeys, parrots, and lions, displaced Gazans have found temporary refuge during Israel's 12-week military offensive. ...

29. Allegations of forced population shift amidst Gaza offensive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/allegations-of-forced-population-shift-amidst-gaza-offensive

In a recent development, an Israeli government spokesperson, Eylon Levy, vehemently denied what he termed as ''outrageous and false'' allegations....

30. Israel approves more releases as truce nears deadline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-approves-more-releases-as-truce-nears-deadline

In a surprising turn of events, the Israel-Hamas truce has rolled into its fifth day, bringing a ray of hope amid the recent tensions. Both sides have been diligently releasing hostages, signaling a possible thaw in the conflict....

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