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1. Assange leaves UK for Australia after years of hiding, in US plea deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/assange-leaves-uk-for-australia-after-years-of-hiding-in-us-plea-deal

After a years-long legal saga, Wikileaks says that founder Julian Assange has left the UK after reaching a deal with US authorities that will see him plead guilty to criminal charges and go free....

2. Trump donations surge after conviction, beating Biden by $60M

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-donations-surge-after-conviction-beating-biden-by-$60m

Donald Trump’s campaign outraised President Joe Biden by more than $60 million last month, according to federal filings that detailed the Republican fundraising explosion sparked by Trump’s felony convictions....

3. Government rejects FTI Group's bailout plea, leading to bankruptcy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-rejects-fti-group-s-bailout-plea-leading-to-bankruptcy

FTI Group, Europe’s third-largest travel provider, declared bankruptcy today following unsuccessful negotiations with the federal government, impacting 11,000 employees and tens of thousands of travelers currently on holiday or with future bookings....

4. Mexico elects its first female, first Jewish president

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mexico-elects-its-first-female-first-jewish-president

Claudia Sheinbaum, former head of Mexico City's government and candidate for the ruling Morena party, is poised to become Mexico's first female president, marking a historic milestone in a traditionally patriarchal society....

5. Anastasiades’ secret talks with Turkey revealed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/anastasiades-secret-talks-with-turkey-revealed

In a paradoxical twist, Crans Montana resurfaced in the news a few days ago, with multiple sources and testimonies suggesting......

6. 30,000-year-old mammoth bones found in Austria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/30-000-year-old-mammoth-bones-found-in-austria

Hundreds of mammoth bones have been uncovered in an Austrian wine cellar, in a discovery labelled an ''archaeological sensation.''...

7. The effort continues despite the difficulties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-effort-continues-despite-the-difficulties

In an exclusive interview with Cyprus problem negotiator Menelaos Menelao, journalist Andreas Kimitris delves into the complexities of the ongoing negotiations, posing tough questions about the current state of affairs and the challenges ahead. Here are the major points:...

8. Little penguins dwindle to 120 amid port development threats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/little-penguins-dwindle-to-120-amid-port-development-threats

A once-thriving population of little penguins on a tourist island off Perth’s coast has plummeted to no more than 120 birds, with plans to build a container port in nearby foraging grounds further threatening the survival of the colony....

9. No jurors chosen yet in senator Menendez’s corruption trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-jurors-chosen-yet-in-senator-menendez-s-corruption-trial

Jury selection began in the corruption trial of U.S. Senator Robert Menendez on Monday, with a judge excusing dozens of prospective jurors in a case that could affect the Democrat's political future and the makeup of the U.S. Senate....

10. Putin picks economist Belousov as defense chief, Shoigu switches gears

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-picks-economist-belousov-as-defense-chief-shoigu-switches-gears

Russian President Vladimir Putin tapped a civilian economist as his surprise new defence minister on Sunday in an attempt to gird Russia for economic war by trying to better utilise the defence budget and harness greater innovation to win in Ukraine....

11. President urges EU action for final settlement of Cyprus problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-urges-eu-action-for-final-settlement-of-cyprus-problem

The Cyprus problem is a European issue par excellence and the European Union has every interest, but also obligation, to actively contribute through a leading role for its final settlement, using, utilizing all the politico-economic means and tools at its disposal in the context of EU-Turkey relations, President Nikos Christodoulides said in an address at an event on Thursday evening to mark Cyprus' 20th anniversary of accession....

12. Porn star Stormy Daniels speaks out on Trump encounter in court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/porn-star-stormy-daniels-speaks-out-on-trump-encounter-in-court

Porn star Stormy Daniels has described to jurors an awkward and unexpected sexual encounter she claims she had with Donald Trump in 2006....

13. FAA launches probe into Boeing over falsified inspection records

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/faa-launches-probe-into-boeing-over-falsified-inspection-records

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has initiated a new investigation into Boeing after discovering falsified inspection records, adding to the aerospace giant's ongoing challenges....

14. US considers downgrading marijuana

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-considers-downgrading-marijuana

In a historic shift in American drug policy, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is poised to reclassify marijuana as a less dangerous drug, moving it from Schedule 1 to Schedule 3, alongside substances like ketamine and certain anabolic steroids,...

15. Baltimore turns to container owners for ship salvage funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/baltimore-turns-to-container-owners-for-ship-salvage-funds

The owner and manager of the massive container ship that took down the Francis Scott Key Bridge last month should be held fully liable for the deadly collapse, according to court papers filed Monday on behalf of Baltimore’s mayor and city council....

16. Alternative investments and portfolio diversification

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/alternative-investments-and-portfolio-diversification

In contrast to traditional investments in stocks and bonds, portfolios incorporating alternative investments have historically offered higher returns, a trend that has become more prevalent in recent years. ...

17. Two Russians held for alleged spy activities in Germany

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-russians-held-for-alleged-spy-activities-in-germany

Two Russian nationals have been arrested in southern Germany suspected of plotting sabotage attacks on US military facilities, German prosecutors announced on Thursday....

18. Bob Menendez to implicate his wife in May corruption trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bob-menendez-to-implicate-his-wife-in-may-corruption-trial

In a case unsealed Tuesday, court papers suggest that Sen. Bob Menendez may seek exoneration at his May bribery trial by implicating his wife, according to CNN, ...

19. German Order of Merit awarded to Cypriot professor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-order-of-merit-awarded-to-cypriot-professor

In a ceremony scheduled for Wednesday, April 17, Professor Nikolaos Zamboglou will be honored with the Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany by German Ambassador to Cyprus, Anke Schlimm....

20. FBI probes crew's awareness in Baltimore bridge collapse inquiry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fbi-probes-crew-s-awareness-in-baltimore-bridge-collapse-inquiry

The FBI has launched a criminal inquiry into the devastating collapse of a Baltimore bridge, which claimed the lives of six construction workers....

21. 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....

22. Lagarde signals Eurozone interest rate drop in June

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lagarde-signals-eurozone-interest-rate-drop-in-june

The President of the European Central Bank, Christine Lagarde, has hinted at the possibility of a rate cut in June, citing the need for more data......

23. Another whistleblower sparks concerns over Boeing 787 Dreamliner safety

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-whistleblower-sparks-concerns-over-boeing-787-dreamliner-safety

According to the Washington Post, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is delving into fresh claims by a long-serving Boeing engineer asserting that sections of fuselages on the company's 787 Dreamliner planes have been improperly fastened together....

24. Boeing's engine cowling detaches mid-takeoff, strikes wing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boeing-s-engine-cowling-detaches-mid-takeoff-strikes-wing

US airline regulators have launched an investigation after an engine cowling on a Boeing plane fell off during takeoff and struck the wing flap, the latest in a series of safety problems facing the aircraft manufacturer. ...

25. New Jersey and New York shaken by strongest quake in 100 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-jersey-and-new-york-shaken-by-strongest-quake-in-100-years

A rare magnitude 4.8 earthquake jolted New Jersey on Friday, surprising residents across the Northeast United States, an area unaccustomed to significant seismic activity....

26. Turkish Official under fire for opposing NY resolution on Cyprus invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-official-under-fire-for-opposing-ny-resolution-on-cyprus-invasion

The Turkish Consul-General in New York, Reyhan Özgür, is facing criticism after sending a letter opposing a resolution about Turkey's invasion of Cyprus....

27. Tougher regulations loom for tobacco heat sticks in Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tougher-regulations-loom-for-tobacco-heat-sticks-in-europe

European governments are weighing the introduction of tougher rules on cigarette makers’ new zero-tobacco heat sticks, moving to close the loopholes they were designed to exploit just months after their launch. ...

28. The FBI in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-fbi-in-cyprus

By enlisting the help of the FBI – as announced recently – Cyprus is making an effort to deal with the problem of corruption that has been a blight on the country’s reputation for so many years....

29. 'Dirty fuel' suspected in Baltimore bridge collapse tragedy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dirty-fuel-suspected-in-baltimore-bridge-collapse-tragedy

Federal, state, and local authorities are launching a comprehensive investigation into the tragic Baltimore bridge collapse, focusing on various potential factors, including the possibility of contaminated fuel playing a role. ...

30. Bridge collapse claims lives of two workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bridge-collapse-claims-lives-of-two-workers

The Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse early Tuesday resulted in the recovery of two bodies from the Patapsco River, identified as Alejandro Hernandez Fuentes......

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