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1. Sixteen nuns depart church, criticize Pope Francis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sixteen-nuns-depart-church-criticize-pope-francis

Sixteen Spanish nuns have announced they are breaking from the Catholic Church and instead placing themselves under the authority of Pablo de Rojas Sánchez-Franco, a self-styled bishop who was excommunicated in 2019....

2. Fake fundraisers exploiting Cyprus Cancer Society's name

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fake-fundraisers-exploiting-cyprus-cancer-society-s-name

The Cyprus Cancer Society has issued a warning about fraudsters posing as fundraisers for the organization, visiting homes and illegally soliciting money....

3. Cryptocurrency seized in Cyprus as fraud network unravels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cryptocurrency-seized-in-cyprus-as-fraud-network-unravels

A well-established international cryptocurrency fraud, dismantled recently, resulted in numerous victims and significant profits for a criminal network....

4. FT: TikTok leads fight against fake videos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ft-tiktok-leads-fight-against-fake-videos

TikTok is pioneering a new approach to combat the spread of disinformation and deepfakes on social media platforms. In a move to enhance transparency...

5. Tequila restaurant opens for another season in Ayia Napa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tequila-restaurant-opens-for-another-season-in-ayia-napa

Nestled along the bustling and cosmopolitan avenue of Nissi lies a slice of Mexico, where every visit promises an unforgettable experience. Tequila Restaurant transports diners to the heart of Latin America with its vibrant decor, lively atmosphere, and sumptuous cuisine....

6. AI-powered deepfake identity thefts surge 3,000%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ai-powered-deepfake-identity-thefts-surge-3-000

Several months ago, a worker in Hong Kong unexpectedly conducted a transaction worth $25 million for her company, following instructions given......

7. Thousands of students' whereabouts unknown in occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-of-students-whereabouts-unknown-in-occupied-territories

An investigation conducted by a parliamentary committee in the occupied territories has unveiled a concerning reality: between 4,000 to 10,000 individuals with student status remain unaccounted for, as reported by the "immigration department."...

8. Fake 'priest' targets people with €12 sweets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fake-priest-targets-people-with-€12-sweets

A charlatan priest appears to have been deceiving citizens in Larnaca, extracting money from them....

9. 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, ...

10. Handmade 100-Euro bills flood European cities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/handmade-100-euro-bills-flood-european-cities

A group of counterfeiters which had been producing 100-euro bills was busted in a joint police operation involving Europol and police forces in four countries, including Greece....

11. Suspect 29-year-old admits to eight break-ins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-29-year-old-admits-to-eight-break-ins

A 29-year-old resident of Larnaca admitted to a total of eight burglary and theft cases, according to authorities. The arrest came as part of an investigation into forgery, circulation of fake documents, and attempted fraud....

12. Fodder for the beasts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/fodder-for-the-beasts

Last week, Nicos Anastasiades demanded through his lawyer the withdrawal of the books of Makarios Drousiotis, an apology and compensation....

13. Netherlands tops global pension charts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netherlands-tops-global-pension-charts

A recent analysis by the Mercer CFA Institute has identified European nations as leaders in global pension systems. The Netherlands secures the top spot in the rankings, with Iceland and Denmark following closely behind....

14. Defected Russian pilot found dead in Spain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defected-russian-pilot-found-dead-in-spain

The Russian pilot, Maksym Kuzminov, who gained international attention for defecting to Ukraine with a Mi-8 helicopter in August, was found dead with gunshot wounds in southern Spain last week, ...

15. 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...

16. Nicosia senior swindled of €480,000 in cryptocurrency scam

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-senior-swindled-of-€480-000-in-cryptocurrency-scam

In a disturbing turn of events, a 73-year-old resident of Nicosia has fallen prey to a sophisticated internet fraud scheme, resulting in a substantial loss of over €480,000 in a cryptocurrency scam....

17. Cyprus sham marriage ring results in 15 arrests, 21 still wanted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sham-marriage-ring-results-in-15-arrests-21-still-wanted

In a significant development, the investigation into the sham marriage ring in Cyprus has expanded, according to Police spokesman Christos Andreou. ...

18. US senators grill social media CEOs over child safety concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-senators-grill-social-media-ceos-over-child-safety-concerns

In a heated session on Wednesday, U.S. senators confronted leaders of major social media companies, urging swift legislative action to address escalating threats of sexual predation targeting children on their platforms....

19. TEPAK introduces fact-check center against fake news

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tepak-introduces-fact-check-center-against-fake-news

The launch of Fact-Check Cyprus by the Social Computing Research Centre at Cyprus University of Technology (Tepak) marks a significant step in the ongoing battle against misinformation....

20. Police arrested for leaking Mafia-style execution video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-arrested-for-leaking-mafia-style-execution-video

Two officers of the police’s motorcycle division were arrested on Monday for leaking a video showing the body of a man who was gunned down in a mafia-style execution in the Athens suburb of Neos Kosmos in the early hours of Sunday....

21. Major crime boss gunned down in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/major-crime-boss-gunned-down-in-greece

New evidence has emerged about the mafia execution of Vangelis Zambounis on Sunday morning in Neos Kosmos. The Hellenic Police are still investigating the case, which is another episode in the bloody cycle of the Greek mafia....

22. Divisions in Cyprus amplify fact-checking challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divisions-in-cyprus-amplify-fact-checking-challenges

Cyprus, an ethnically divided island in the Mediterranean, is like any other nation: It’s been hit by a wave of misinformation, and residents are trying to keep up....

23. Israelis alarmed at security hole in occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israelis-alarmed-at-security-hole-in-occupied-territories

Benjamin Netanyahu's announcement, following Kathimerini's revelation that the Cyprus Intelligence Service prevented a strike against Israelis by arresting two Iranians linked to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, ...

24. Lackluster sales show consumer hesitation and vigilance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/lackluster-sales-show-consumer-hesitation-and-vigilance

From 9 in the morning, several stores opened their doors for Black Friday, primarily in the field of electrical and electronic devices, but the traffic is at low levels and certainly not comparable to previous years....

25. ''We are a banana republic'' -Glafkos Clerides

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/we-are-a-banana-republic-glafkos-clerides

A citizen chased and recorded with his mobile phone a mobile camera driver who was speeding over 140 km/h....

26. Allegations of fake degrees prompt investigation into pharmacists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/allegations-of-fake-degrees-prompt-investigation-into-pharmacists

Concerns regarding pharmacists potentially holding forged degrees have been raised and are now under investigation by Pharmaceutical Services in collaboration with the Police....

27. Police intel goes solo against organized crime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-intel-goes-solo-against-organized-crime

In a significant move, the Police Intelligence Service in Cyprus gains independence, breaking ties with the YKAN to focus on a broader spectrum of organized crime, including hooligans. ...

28. Democracy is ailing because we are failing it

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/democracy-is-ailing-because-we-are-failing-it

Interestingly, here as in the rest of Europe, the big ''winner'' of what happened after October 7 in Israel is one and only. The far right....

29. Google Maps incident reveals offensive messages near Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/google-maps-incident-reveals-offensive-messages-near-gaza

When Google Maps users navigated to the Rafah border crossing between Gaza and Egypt on Tuesday, they might have seen placenames that included, “F**k Israel,” and “May god curse Israel’s Jerusalem.”...

30. Netherlands tops global pension rankings with AI-driven excellence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netherlands-tops-global-pension-rankings-with-ai-driven-excellence

A new analysis, ranking 47 pension systems across the world, has shed light on the growing impact of AI on pension systems....

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