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1. Israeli police and military help settlers block Gaza aid convoys

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-police-and-military-help-settlers-block-gaza-aid-convoys

Individual members of Israel’s security forces are tipping off far-right activists and settlers to the location of aid trucks delivering vital supplies to Gaza, enabling the groups to block and vandalise the convoys, according to multiple sources....

2. ''UN and EU force unfair system on Turkish Cypriots'', says Tatar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-and-eu-force-unfair-system-on-turkish-cypriots-says-tatar

''There's thuggery, pressure, injustice, and lawlessness in the EU's stance,'' said Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar, commenting on references to Turkey and the occupied territories in the Conclusions of the European Union leaders' summit (EU)....

3. 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, ...

4. Cyprus plays key role in EU's operation ASPIDES

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-plays-key-role-in-eu-s-operation-aspides

In response to increased threats from the Houthi terrorist group, the European Union has approved the initiation of Operation ASPIDES, aiming to bolster security and freedom for European shipping in the Red Sea. ...

5. US NSC Chief joins Cyprus-Israel talks on maritime assistance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-nsc-chief-joins-cyprus-israel-talks-on-maritime-assistance

Curtis Ried, the Chief of Staff for the U.S. National Security Council (NSC) joined the Republic of Cyprus and Israeli officials "for productive discussions on Cyprus’s maritime assistance corridor concept"....

6. EU's Schinas criticizes veto use, stresses need for compromise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-schinas-criticizes-veto-use-stresses-need-for-compromise

European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas voiced concerns about the use of the veto as a primary defense tactic, stating that it hinders compromise rather than facilitating it....

7. Migration and pandemic in focus at Brussels Summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-migration-and-pandemic-in-focus-at-brussels-summit

Victor Papadopoulos, Director of the Presidency Press Office, described the ongoing discussions at the Brussels Summit as particularly challenging....

8. Israel approves more releases as truce nears deadline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-approves-more-releases-as-truce-nears-deadline

In a surprising turn of events, the Israel-Hamas truce has rolled into its fifth day, bringing a ray of hope amid the recent tensions. Both sides have been diligently releasing hostages, signaling a possible thaw in the conflict....

9. Biden's cabinet seeks $105 billion aid for Israel and Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-s-cabinet-seeks-$105-billion-aid-for-israel-and-ukraine

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Secretary of State Antony Blinken will make the case Tuesday that the United States should immediately send aid to Israel and Ukraine, testifying at a Senate hearing as the administration’s massive $105 billion emergency aid request for conflicts in those countries and others has already hit roadblocks in the divided Congress. ...

10. Penn's ''Superpower'' documentary unveils Ukraine's struggle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-penn-s-superpower-documentary-unveils-ukraine-s-struggle

The trailer for "Superpower," a documentary co-directed by Sean Penn and Aaron Kaufman, has been unveiled, shedding light on the Ukraine war. ...

11. Jordan secret police accused of LGBTQ+ targeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jordan-secret-police-accused-of-lgbtq-targeting

Jordanian secret police have been accused of intimidating gay people by “outing” them to their families and of forcing the closure of two LGBTQ+ organisations....

12. France showcases strength and diplomacy on Bastille Day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-showcases-strength-and-diplomacy-on-bastille-day

France celebrates its fête nationale every year with fireworks, concerts, and an extravagant military parade down the Champs-Élysées in the presence of the president, a bevy of politicians, and often a foreign head of state as an honored guest....

13. UN chief spells out need for envoy deal on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-chief-spells-out-need-for-envoy-deal-on-cyprus

An important step forward would be an agreement with the sides on an appointment of a United Nations envoy, who could explore ways to reach common ground towards resuming negotiations for a lasting settlement in Cyprus, the UN Secretary General says, while urging the leaders to send a clear signal that 'this time things will be different'...

14. US State Department highlights religious freedom issues in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-state-department-highlights-religious-freedom-issues-in-cyprus

The US State Department's 2022 Report on International Religious Freedom for Cyprus sheds light on various issues concerning religious freedom on the island. ...

15. Greece makes a splash with self-operating wheelchair ramps on 287 beaches

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-makes-a-splash-with-self-operating-wheelchair-ramps-on-287-beaches

Describing access to the sea as an inalienable human right, Greek tourism authorities are retrofitting 287 beaches across the country with self-operating wheelchair ramps....

16. It's surprising how little was frozen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/it-s-surprising-how-little-was-frozen

Upon his arrival at Larnaca airport last Wednesday, Justice Commissioner Didier Raeder brought with him two pressing questions. Firstly, how is it that a country like Cyprus, which has been heavily infiltrated by Russian capital for several years, has only managed to freeze a mere 104 million euros worth of assets belonging to oligarchs under EU sanctions?...

17. Commissioner in Cyprus to probe Russian asset freeze

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-in-cyprus-to-probe-russian-asset-freeze

Commissioner Reynders will request information on the total value of the assets of 'Russian oligarchs' in Cyprus that have been frozen by the authorities he told Cyprus News Agency in an interview, noting that so far, according to official figures 104 million euros in assets have been frozen, which is considered a low amount...

18. The who's who of the Christodoulides government

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-who-s-who-of-the-christodoulides-government

On Monday afternoon (27/02), Nikos Christodoulides, the country's new leader, unveiled his new administration. Read the detailed biographies of the individuals who make up the new government....

19. The message behind Biden's historic visit to Kyiv

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-message-behind-biden-s-historic-visit-to-kyiv

"One year later, Kyiv is holding firm. Ukraine too. And Democracy endures."...

20. Cyprus at the crossroads

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-at-the-crossroads

South African citizens/voters had two choices in deciding their country's future in 1990. The first option was to maintain the status quo, which would have resulted in a major civil war that would have destroyed the country and resulted in many deaths....

21. Pope declares being gay a 'sin' but not a 'crime'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-declares-being-gay-a-sin-but-not-a-crime

Pope Francis has declared homosexuality a 'sin' but not a 'crime' as he branded laws that criminalize gay people 'unjust'....

22. White House dazed over emails about Cypriot gas company

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/white-house-dazed-over-cypriot-gas-company-s-emails

US President Joe Biden is expected to say whether he would challenge a decision by National Archives to release documents concerning his son’s role in a controversial gas company in Cyprus and allegations that business dealings may have improperly influenced American policy...

23. Did Iran just abolish the morailty police?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/did-iran-just-abolish-the-morailty-police

Both Iranian state media and anti-government protesters downplayed statements by an Iranian judicial official that the "morality police" had been abolished on Sunday....

24. Fisher backs federal model in Cyprus peace talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fisher-backs-federal-model-in-cyprus-peace-talks

I will use the full weight of my office to support Cypriot-led, UN-facilitated efforts to reunify Cyprus as a bizonal, bicommunal federation with political equality for all Cypriots candidate for the position of the US Ambassador to Cyprus, Julie Fisher, has assured...

25. Candidates continue their quest for votes as elections draw near

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/candidates-continue-their-quest-for-votes-as-elections-draw-near

The pre-election campaign of the candidates for February's 2023 Presidential elections continued over the weekend with meetings and contacts in cities and communities on the island and abroad....

26. Spyware and political games

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spyware-and-political-games

The European Parliament's Committee of Inquiry's draft report on the use of spyware in the EU was lengthy and comprehensive, but in the case of Cyprus, a sizable portion of the information was a repetition of already well-known facts and concerns about the absence of the required institutional framework. ...

27. Eliades: 'Cyprus a haven for every kind of illegal activity' thanks to government

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eliades-cyprus-a-haven-for-every-kind-of-illegal-activity-thanks-to-government

The preliminary findings of the report issued by the PEGA investigation committee, the works carried out at the Limassol Municipal Garden, and the delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zones between Cyprus and Greece were the subject of press releases issued by presidential candidates on Wednesday....

28. Sean Penn loans his Oscar to Zelenskiy in a symbolic gesture

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sean-penn-loans-his-oscar-to-zelenskiy-in-a-symbolic-gesture

Hollywood actor and director Sean Penn, sanctioned by Russia for criticizing its war in Ukraine, loaned his Oscar statuette to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy during a visit to Kyiv on Tuesday....

29. Cyprus renews vaccination pitch as MEPs jab Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-renews-vaccination-pitch-as-meps-jab-brussels

A Cypriot top health official told medical professionals over the weekend that the state’s vaccination committee was constantly updating its decisions as new data on COVID-19 jabs became available, but the comments stopped short of stating new policy as criticism towards Pharma and EU bosses is picking up steam...

30. US Embassy in Moscow tells citizens to leave immediately

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-embassy-in-moscow-tells-citizens-to-leave-immediately

The United States Embassy in Moscow has told all Americans left to leave immediately to avoid being conscripted into Vladimir Putin's mobilized army....

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