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1. YouTube star shakes up Cyprus politics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/youtube-star-shakes-up-cyprus-politics

The case of the popular content creator, Fidias Panayiotou, known for his presence on TikTok and YouTube, has stirred significant interest since the onset of this year's dual elections. ...

2. 'The fifth phalanx'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-fifth-phalanx

The coming of age of my generation coincided with Cyprus' first appearance in the European Parliament in 2004. A generation that saw the EU as the vehicle for its hope—hope for change and reunification of the country....

3. Cyprus prepares for major local government reform

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-prepares-for-major-local-government-reform

The June 9 elections mark the final step before the significant milestone on July 1, 2024, when a new local government structure will be established in Cyprus, Apostolos Tomaras reports. ...

4. Elections 2024: When, where, and how it all happens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elections-2024-when-where-and-how-it-all-happens

Preparations for the June 9 elections in Cyprus are nearing completion, according to Menelaos Vassiliou, Head of the Electoral Service. Vassiliou assured that all necessary procedures are in the final stages and everything will be ready for a smooth election day....

5. Limassol mayors' debate ends in police intervention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-mayors-debate-ends-in-police-intervention

Police intervened to defuse rising tensions after a mayoral debate between candidates Nikos Nikolaides and Yannis Armeftis on Tuesday night at the Lannitio Lyceum amphitheater....

6. Pelekanos stirs debate with rejection of bi-zonal federation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pelekanos-stirs-debate-with-rejection-of-bi-zonal-federation

Marios Pelekanos's recent revelation in the Legalmatters podcast that he opposes the Bi-zonal Bicommunal Federation (BBF) as a form of solution for Cyprus, instead supporting a unitary state, has ignited significant debate. ...

7. EU sends sharp letter over Eurovision flag ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-sends-sharp-letter-over-eurovision-flag-ban

The Eurovision song contest continued to spawn unprecedented controversy, days after the winner was crowned, with the 27-nation European Union lambasting organizers for their ''incoherence'' in banning its flag from the concert hall during the final....

8. EU's passage of migration pact shrouded in controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-passage-of-migration-pact-shrouded-in-controversy

A ''Historic'' moment for Europe, as the Migration and Asylum Pact was approved by the plenary session of the European Parliament a few hours ago....

9. Former DISY Vice President joins ELAM for European Elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-disy-vice-president-joins-elam-for-european-elections

Former Vice President of the Democratic Rally (DISY), Marios Pelekanou, has joined the electoral list of the National Popular Front (ELAM) for the upcoming European elections, sparking a flurry of reactions and criticisms within the political sphere....

10. Christodoulides' talk of inclusion: Did actions match his words?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/christodoulides-talk-of-inclusion-did-actions-match-his-words

Last week, President Christodoulides attempted to address the declining popularity he faced after a year of governance marked by individual crises and a premature reshuffle. ...

11. France first in 50 years to secure abortion as constitutional right

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-first-in-50-years-to-secure-abortion-as-constitutional-right

France has taken a historic step by becoming the first country in half a century to enshrine abortion as a constitutional right. ...

12. The controversy over the ''homophobic'' school video and societal issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-controversy-over-the-homophobic-school-video-and-societal-issues

In Cyprus, a heated debate has ensued over a school video labeled as homophobic. Despite the Minister of Education asserting no wrongdoing, tensions escalated on social media and in Parliament...

13. Church and far-right parties react to Greece's marriage equality proposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/church-and-far-right-parties-react-to-greece-s-marriage-equality-proposal

Marriage equality legislation has managed to rattle the entire spectrum of the political system in Greece’s conservative society, from the right to the left....

14. Trump's 'miracle' reshapes abortion politics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-s-miracle-reshapes-abortion-politics

In a recent Fox News town hall in Des Moines, Iowa, former President Donald Trump proudly claimed credit for the 2022 overturning of Roe v Wade, describing it as a ''miracle.''...

15. Greek PM sparks debate on same-sex marriage rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-sparks-debate-on-same-sex-marriage-rights

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has decided to open the debate on same-sex marriage and parenthood, as is expected to address the issue extensively in a television interview on Wednesday....

16. Far-right and conservatives gain momentum in Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/far-right-and-conservatives-gain-momentum-in-europe

The far-right and conservative parties are gaining strength across Europe, while the possibility of reaching up to 29% of the seats in the European Parliament is visible, explains to "K" Tobias Gerhard Schminke, founder of the platform for collecting electoral data Europe Elects....

17. A government on fragile ground

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-government-on-fragile-ground

In May 2022, Nikos Christodoulides announced his candidacy for the Presidency of the Republic, only to be overshadowed by the revelation of a partially plagiarized speech from Ioannis Kasoulides during the 2008 presidential election....

18. How Geert Wilders is redefining Dutch politics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/how-geert-wilders-is-redefining-dutch-politics

Geert Wilders' far-right triumph in Dutch elections reverberates across Europe, marking a trend of growing electoral success. The Party for Freedom (PVV) gains prominence, aligning with European far-right leaders like Orban, Meloni, and Le Pen....

19. Seriously?!?!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/seriously

''All information that has come to light will be thoroughly investigated, with a specific timeframe,'' said the president, emphasizing that ''it is time to put an end to this matter.''...

20. Navigating Gaza, 'Cyprus Confidential,' and financial turbulence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/navigating-gaza-cyprus-confidential-and-financial-turbulence

Discussions on the regional and global implications of the war in Gaza, on tighter anti-money laundering rules in light of the “Cyprus confidential” investigation but also on the lack of adequate legislative follow-up to Parliament’s inquiry into the use of spyware, are on the agenda of the European Parliament session taking place this week in Strasbourg....

21. Italy's cry for help: Facing a migrant surge amid EU discord

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/italy-s-cry-for-help-facing-a-migrant-surge-amid-eu-discord

Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni has appealed for greater European support as her country confronts a surge of people fleeing north Africa, amid growing tensions between Rome and other EU capitals over migration policy....

22. Will Justice Minister and Chief of Police lose jobs over viral video?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/will-justice-minister-and-chief-of-police-lose-jobs-over-viral-video

When the video of Nikos Christodoulides' meeting at the Presidential Palace went viral the day after Limassol riots, many people thought that the Minister of Justice and the Chief of police might lose their jobs soon....

23. Is Poland upset with Ukraine?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/is-poland-upset-with-ukraine

The eastern flank of the European Union — particularly Poland — continues to play a crucial role in helping Ukraine fight against Russia’s invasion. A recent diplomatic squabble over grain imports, compounded by historical issues, puts the once-stable footing at risk....

24. President Christodoulides leads Cyprus' EU initiative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-christodoulides-leads-cyprus-eu-initiative

President Nicos Christodoulides is currently in Strasbourg with the main objective of promoting the proposal for a more active involvement of the European Union (EU) in resolving the deadlock on the Cyprus problem and resuming talks....

25. 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...

26. Erdogan wins Turkish election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-wins-turkish-election

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won Turkey’s presidential election, defeating opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu in Sunday’s runoff vote and stretching his rule into a third decade...

27. President says petty politics not behind IMO decision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-says-petty-politics-not-behind-imo-decision

Political criticism in Nicosia over not backing an ex-minister to lead a UN international shipping agency continues to dominate headlines this week, with President Nikos Christodoulides rejecting allegations that a lack of support was out of spite due to presidential election preferences...

28. Ex minister worries Nicosia dropped IMO ball out of spite

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ex-minister-worries-nicosia-dropped-imo-ball-out-of-spite

A Cypriot former minister is calling on the new government to offer an explanation as to why the Republic of Cyprus failed to seek a nomination currently being sought by foe Turkey at a UN agency responsible for regulating shipping, hinting at revenge politics and calling on his party to seek answers...

29. Macron under pressure as pension protests turn violent

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/macron-under-pressure-as-pension-protests-turn-violent

French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday faced the gravest challenge to his authority since the so-called Yellow Vest protests after his decision to push through a contested pension overhaul without a vote prompted violent unrest overnight....

30. DISY will now face difficult decisions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/disy-will-now-face-difficult-decisions

The embarrassed expressions on the faces of government and DISY executives who had rallied around Averof Neophytou after his defeat were indicative of the difficult dilemmas DISY will face in the coming day. ...

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