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1. World leaders unite to honor the fallen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-leaders-unite-to-honor-the-fallen

On the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings, world leaders gathered in Normandy, France to commemorate the pivotal moment in World War II....

2. Macron declares ''Europe is mortal,'' calls for unity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/macron-declares-europe-is-mortal-calls-for-unity

The 27-country bloc needs to urgently rethink its defence and economic models to not fall behind its rivals, the French leader said. ...

3. Mexico cuts ties with Ecuador after Embassy raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mexico-cuts-ties-with-ecuador-after-embassy-raid

Mexico announced the severance of diplomatic ties with Ecuador following a tumultuous incident at the Mexican embassy in Quito. The event unfolded when Ecuadorian police forcibly entered the embassy to arrest former Ecuadorian Vice President Jorge Glas, ...

4. 2,540 Ukrainian refugees denied protection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2-540-ukrainian-refugees-denied-protection

About 2,540 Ukrainian refugees have been suspended from temporary protection in the Netherlands since March 4, 2024. They are now forced to seek safety in the country or leave. ...

5. Understaffing woes grip Cyprus' Shipping Deputy Ministry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/understaffing-woes-grip-cyprus-shipping-deputy-ministry

Cyprus' public sector, particularly the Ministry of Shipping, continues to grapple with significant understaffing issues, raising concerns about operational effectiveness....

6. Government mulls UAE-led takeover of Daily Telegraph

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-mulls-uae-led-takeover-of-daily-telegraph

In a pivotal moment for British media, the government is deliberating the approval of a UAE-led takeover of the Daily Telegraph, eliciting widespread objections from politicians, journalists, ...

7. The feathered ''employees'' of Akaki Grove

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-feathered-employees-of-akaki-grove

When Elena Christoforou was five years old, her godfather, who lived in England, had given her a BBC videotape, a series narrated by David Attenborough ...

8. Cypriot society: A landscape where pizzas outpace police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cypriot-society-a-landscape-where-pizzas-outpace-police

We live in a society where pizzas arrive faster than the police, once remarked French director Claude Chabrol, and I fear this holds particularly true in the case of our state. Unfortunately, unlike the Cypriot Police, the Cypriot underworld operates like a Swiss watch....

9. Transport Minister clarifies airbag recalls and responsible parties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transport-minister-clarifies-airbag-recalls-and-responsible-parties

Minister of Transport, Mr. Alexis Vafeadis, delves into the complexities surrounding general vehicle recalls, shedding light on the responsibilities tied to European vehicles, imports from third countries, and the role of manufacturers' distributors....

10. Cypriot scientist revolutionizes agriculture with soil-free crop growth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-scientist-revolutionizes-agriculture-with-soil-free-crop-growth

Growing crops without soil may sound like a contradiction, but for the research team "Eplants" (Electronic Plants) at Linköping University, Sweden, led by Associate Professor Eleni Stavrinidou, it is not only possible, but also groundbreaking....

11. Cristiano Ronaldo invests in Paphos-based Strikerz Inc.

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cristiano-ronaldo-invests-in-paphos-based-strikerz-inc

International football star Cristiano Ronaldo has joined a group of investors committing over $40 million to UFL, a new free football game developed by Paphos-based gaming publisher Strikerz Inc....

12. Landlords urged to be reasonable when pricing rentals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/landlords-urged-to-be-reasonable-when-pricing-rentals

Marinos Keynegirou, the president of the Real Estate Registration Council, warns of escalating prices and dwindling demand in the real estate market's fourth quarter....

13. Navigating the festive frenzy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/navigating-the-festive-frenzy

The government is grappling with significant challenges in managing and addressing the housing needs of its building stock....

14. Lagarde's stance on cryptos revealed amidst family investment fallout

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/lagarde-s-stance-on-cryptos-revealed-amidst-family-investment-fallout

European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde disclosed that her son experienced significant losses while investing in cryptocurrency, as reported by Reuters on November 24. ...

15. Guardian: Russian money flows ''without questions'' in the occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guardian-russian-money-flows-without-questions-in-the-occupied-territories

In the Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus, an influx of Russian speakers, particularly from the former Soviet Union, has turned the area into a real estate hotspot. ...

16. Surging Airbnb revenues by 27% in occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/surging-airbnb-revenues-by-27-in-occupied-territories

For 2022 alone, there has been a 27% increase in Airbnb income in the occupied territories, with the annual amount per accommodation reaching 24 thousand....

17. President Christodoulides' bold vision for resolving the Cyprus issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-christodoulides-bold-vision-for-resolving-the-cyprus-issue

We are working with a specific plan so that we can make it possible to break the deadlock and through the solution of the Cyprus problem to reach a mutually beneficial state of affairs for all parties involved, President Nikos Christodoulides said on Monday afternoon....

18. Full basic pension exempted from actuarial reduction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/full-basic-pension-exempted-from-actuarial-reduction

The Minister of Labor, Yiannis Panayiotou, presented a proposal at the Social Insurance Council meeting, exempting the full basic pension from a 12% actuarial reduction for employees with 40 years of contributions. This proposal aims to relieve actuarial reductions for early pensions. ...

19. 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....

20. ''Aphrodite'' deal stalls between Nicosia and Chevron

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aphrodite-deal-stalls-between-nicosia-and-chevron

November is not bringing any closer the prospect of an agreement between Nicosia and Chevron regarding the development of Block 12, also known as 'Aphrodite,' within the Cypriot Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)....

21. Cyprus in need of a literary renaissance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-in-need-of-a-literary-renaissance

From this column, we've emphasized numerous times the pressing need for substantial state support within the book sector....

22. Former President's startling revelation about food

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-president-s-startling-revelation-about-food

In April 2022, former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, now deputy head of Russia’s Security Council, said on his Telegram channel: “Our food is our silent weapon. Silent — but formidable."...

23. Russia's UN demand turns heads

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-s-un-demand-turns-heads

Russia has thrown its weight behind the prompt appointment of a special envoy or adviser tasked with addressing the enduring division of Cyprus, a matter that falls under the jurisdiction of the UN Secretary-General....

24. What's new in Germany's citizenship law?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/what-s-new-in-germany-s-citizenship-law

The German government has introduced a new citizenship law, proposed by Interior Minister Nancy Faeser, aiming to streamline the process of acquiring dual citizenship and obtaining naturalization for non-EU citizens....

25. Italy's top general calls LGBTQ+ community 'not normal'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/italy-s-top-general-calls-lgbtq-community-not-normal

A general at the top of Italy’s armed forces bashed gay people in a recent publication. But LGBTQ+ activists and officers tell Euronews that, despite ongoing challenges, the situation is getting better for queer people in the army and the police....

26. Cyprus nationals arrested for money laundering in Singapore

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-nationals-arrested-for-money-laundering-in-singapore

The Singaporean Police arrested 10 foreigners on suspicion of money laundering and forgery offenses in connection with a case involving 1 billion Singapore dollars (737 million dollars) in cash, luxury cars, and other assets. ...

27. Uber driver saves over $1,000 monthly with Tesla

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uber-driver-saves-over-$1-000-monthly-with-tesla

Wesley Johnson, 64, uses the income he earns as a San Francisco Uber driver to offer some financial support to his four children and seven grandchildren. ...

28. Greek heroes aid fleeing tourists in Rhodes' wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-heroes-aid-fleeing-tourists-in-rhodes-wildfires

A family that escaped the wildfires in Greece has spoken of the speed at which they watched the blaze spread....

29. Greek wildfires lead to flight cancellations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-wildfires-lead-to-flight-cancellations

Raging wildfires on the Greek island of Rhodes have sparked the evacuation of around 2,000 tourists from its resorts....

30. Americans to require visas for EU in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/americans-to-require-visas-for-eu-in-2024

United States passport holders have long traveled throughout most of the world without having to worry about visa applications: American travelers currently have visa-free access to 184 destinations worldwide,...

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