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1. French say 'Non!' to English at 2024 Paris Olympics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-say-non-to-english-at-2024-paris-olympics

In a bold move reminiscent of a linguistic battlefield, French lawmakers have sounded the alarm against the encroachment of English in the upcoming 2024 Paris Olympics. With a resolution adopted on Thursday, the lower house of parliament fired a shot across the bow, urging all involved - from organizers to athletes and journalists - to uphold the French language....

2. Few coal plants to survive stricter US regulations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-predict-few-coal-plants-to-survive-stricter-us-regulations

New climate rules imposed by Joe Biden’s administration requiring huge cuts in carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants will accelerate the decline of an industry that until recently provided most of America’s power, experts say, potentially even dealing a death blow to coal in the US....

3. Sailing back to the future as WindWings propel shipping's green revolution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/sailing-back-to-the-future-as-windwings-propel-shipping-s-green-revolution

It seems a bit silly, but merchant shipping which long ago ditched its sails for internal combustion is now switching back, but not to any sail you’ve ever seen....

4. Pig kidney thrives in brain-dead man for a month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pig-kidney-thrives-in-brain-dead-man-for-a-month

A pig’s kidney transplanted by surgeons into a brain-dead man has continued to function normally for more than a month – a critical step toward an operation the New York team hopes to eventually try in living patients....

5. F-35 approval halted until after Vilnius

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/f-35-approval-halted-until-after-vilnius

Washington’s concern over upsetting Turkey and jeopardizing Sweden’s NATO membership appears to have drawn the Greek F-35 issue into the mix, delaying the official congressional notification, Kathimerini understands, until after the Vilnius Summit in July...

6. Police spokesman acknowledges mobile camera placement issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-spokesman-acknowledges-mobile-camera-placement-issues

According to the spokesman of the Police Force, Christos Andreou, there have been cases where camera operators did not adhere to the designated points indicated by the Police and instead placed the mobile cameras in different locations....

7. Elderly woman dies in mountain car crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elderly-woman-dies-in-mountain-car-crash

An elderly woman was killed in a mountain road accident on Friday, when the car she was driving veered off lane in broad daylight...

8. Cypriot president 'plays safe' on first overseas trip

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-plays-safe-on-first-overseas-trip

Cypriot President Nikos Christodoulides took a commercial flight to Athens on Sunday for his first trip overseas since taking office, with reports saying the presidential aircraft was grounded due to a minor mechanical problem...

9. Name dilemma looms in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/name-dilemma-looms-in-the-north

An identity crisis may be looming in the northern part of Cyprus after Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar suggested the removal of a geographical reference in the name of the de facto state would help foreign diplomats evaluate the division properly...

10. Elections unlikely to draw a clear winner this Sunday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elections-unlikely-to-draw-a-clear-winner-this-sunday

Cypriots vote on Sunday in a presidential election that has split the political right and is unlikely to produce a clear winner, setting the stage for a runoff on Feb. 12....

11. Scotland: Children as young as 15 can begin process of changing their gender

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scotland-children-as-young-as-15-can-begin-process-of-changing-their-gender

Teenagers as young as 15 will be able to begin the process of legally changing their sex after MSPs blocked a last-ditch bid to exclude children from Nicola Sturgeon’s transgender reforms....

12. Spend the night in a giant flower pot, or even a nuclear missile bunker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/spend-the-night-in-a-giant-flower-pot-or-even-a-nuclear-missile-bunker

Would you ditch the Courtyard Marriot in order to sleep inside a giant flower pot? What about a nuclear missile bunker, a giant triceratops skull, or a pig sleeping under a quilt of grass and flowers?...

13. Presidential debate - The arguments, aggressiveness, and lies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-debate-the-arguments-aggressiveness-and-lies

The first cross-court debate between the three main presidential candidates based on polls featured nerves, dynamism, pace, and a variety of topics....

14. US ambassador makes case for unity against Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-makes-case-for-unity-against-russia

The American ambassador in Nicosia praised the Republic of Cyprus over the weekend for endorsing sanctions against Russia, saying broad support for Ukraine shows unity among allies, but a proposed visa ban on Russians still remains a controversial issue as EU foreign ministers meet this week...

15. Elderly woman dies in rollover accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elderly-woman-dies-in-rollover-accident

An elderly woman was killed in a car accident on Wednesday morning, when a vehicle driven by her husband overturned just after midnight on a rural road in Limassol district...

16. Former senior U.S. official admits to planning attempted foreign coups

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-senior-u-s-official-admits-to-planning-attempted-foreign-coups

John Bolton, a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and former White House national security adviser, said on Tuesday that he had helped plan attempted coups in foreign countries....

17. Dutch to make working from home a legal right

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dutch-to-make-working-from-home-a-legal-right

The Netherlands is on the cusp of making working from home a legal right in a radical move that experts say could be followed across Europe....

18. Larnaca man killed in rental car accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-man-killed-in-rental-car-accident

A man in Larnaca lost his life on Monday when his rental car veered off lane and fell into a ditch, with reports saying the driver was crushed to death after being ejected from the vehicle...

19. USA: First man to receive pig heart transplant dies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-first-man-to-receive-pig-heart-transplant-dies

The first person to receive a heart transplant from a pig has died, two months after the groundbreaking experiment, the Maryland hospital that performed the surgery announced Wednesday....

20. Cypriot pilot who ditched lawyer goes after state

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-pilot-who-ditched-lawyer-goes-after-state

A Cypriot commercial pilot who single-handedly took his case to ECHR saying he was wrongfully dismissed more than two decades ago is now suing the Republic of Cyprus for unfair trial following a decision by the country’s Supreme Court to reopen appeal proceedings...

21. Ukraine-Russia crisis: What to know in the escalating crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-russia-crisis-what-to-know-in-the-escalating-crisis

From a hastily-convened meeting of the United Nations Security Council to capitals around the world, leaders have condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recognition of two pro-Russia regions in eastern Ukraine as independent and his order to send troops there....

22. Ottawa mayor declares state of emergency to deal with trucking blockade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ottawa-mayor-declares-state-of-emergency-to-deal-with-trucking-blockade

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson on Sunday declared a state of emergency to help deal with an unprecedented 10-day occupation by protesting truckers that has shut down much of the core of the Canadian capital....

23. Greek Cypriots in last ditch effort to 'save Varosha'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-in-last-ditch-effort-to-save-ghost-town

The foreign minister of the Republic of Cyprus says a proposal to lift international embargos on Ercan airport in the north is “the only way to save Varosha” for Greek Cypriots, but it may be too little too late for the seasoned diplomat as Turkish Cypriots say the ghost town is now off the table...

24. Limassol driver dies in foothills after missing turn

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-driver-dies-in-foothills-after-missing-turn

A man was killed instantly in a road accident in Limassol district on Saturday night when his vehicle veered off a curvy road in the mountain foothills and crashed into a tree...

25. Sajid Javid’s axing of all Covid restrictions draws warnings from NHS

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sajid-javid-s-axing-of-all-covid-restrictions-draws-warnings-from-nhs

The government has pledged to abolish almost every existing Covid restriction over the coming weeks in England and “get life completely back to normal”, a course popular with Conservative MPs but which immediately prompted stark warnings from health groups....

26. England to scrap Covid passes by the end of the month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/england-to-scrap-covid-passes-by-the-end-of-the-month

Controversial Covid passes will be scrapped in England this month as the country's Omicron wave continues to collapse, it was claimed today....

27. Passenger soldier dies after car veers into ditch

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passenger-soldier-dies-after-car-veers-into-ditch

A young soldier was killed in a road accident on Thursday after a car driven by an army buddy veered off the road and ended up flipped in a ditch...

28. In 1st, US surgeons transplant pig heart into human patient

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-1st-us-surgeons-transplant-pig-heart-into-human-patient

In a medical first, doctors transplanted a pig heart into a patient in a last-ditch effort to save his life and a Maryland hospital said Monday that he’s doing well three days after the highly experimental surgery....

29. Young woman dies in crash after ringing in New Year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-dies-in-crash-after-ringing-in-new-year

A young woman in the passenger seat was killed on New Year’s Day just one hour after the stroke of midnight when she and the driver of the vehicle were violently ejected from their seats following a collision in Larnaca district...

30. Larnaca man gunned down mob style

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-man-gunned-down-mob-style

Larnaca police went on high alert Tuesday night after the father of a witness who recently testified in a drug case was killed after being shot multiple times in the parking garage of his building...

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