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1. EU takes action against misinformation on Meta and TikTok after Hamas attacks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-takes-action-against-misinformation-on-meta-and-tiktok-after-hamas-attacks

The European Commission has announced an investigation into the dissemination of "false information" and "illegal content" on social networks like Meta (Facebook, Instagram) and TikTok....

2. Parents to protect kids from Hamas hostage videos on social media

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parents-to-protect-kids-from-hamas-hostage-videos-on-social-media

Schools in Israel, the UK and the US are advising parents to delete their children’s social media apps over concerns that Hamas militants will broadcast or disseminate disturbing videos of hostages who have been seized in recent days....

3. Confronting racism and the far-right threat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/confronting-racism-and-the-far-right-threat

The awful attacks on migrants, refugees, and others in Chloraka and Limassol were not sudden but rather a predictable continuation of a long-standing problem....

4. Academics weigh in on Chlorakas' violent turn

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/academics-weigh-in-on-chlorakas-violent-turn

Academics from the fields of psychology and political science are presenting an interpretation of recent events in Chloraka. The events involved a protest march by local residents over the migration issue, which took a dramatic turn with incidents of beatings, property destruction, and individual arrests. ...

5. Rights groups alarmed by Chlorakas' anti-refugee incidents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rights-groups-alarmed-by-chlorakas-anti-refugee-incidents

In the wake of the recent incidents in Chloraka, Cyprus, where tensions have escalated leading to anti-refugee actions, international human rights organizations have expressed "severe concern" over the situation....

6. 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....

7. Media and UNHCR collaborate to foster a welcoming environment for refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/media-and-unhcr-collaborate-to-foster-a-welcoming-environment-for-refugees

During a meeting held on World Refugee Day, the Cyprus Media Ethics Committee, the Union of Cyprus Journalists, and the UNHCR Country Office in Cyprus gathered at the Journalist House in Nicosia to discuss...

8. Combating hate speech: Urgent action for LGBTI rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/combating-hate-speech-urgent-action-for-lgbti-rights

The Commissioner for Administration and Human Rights Protection, Maria Stylianou Lottides, has strongly denounced the recent surge of comments directly targeting the LGBTI community and promoting hate speech against its members....

9. Meta lays off another 10,000 workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meta-lays-off-another-10-000-workers

Meta, the parent company of social media giant Facebook, has announced it will cut another 10,000 jobs as part of a company-wide restructuring effort....

10. Hate speech rampant in Cyprus despite progress

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hate-speech-rampant-in-cyprus-despite-progress

Hate speech affecting several groups remains widespread in the Cypriot public discourse, the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) said on Tuesday in a report on Cyprus. ...

11. Hooded men break up LGBTQ meeting in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hooded-men-break-up-lgbtq-meeting-in-limassol

A group of hooded men stormed an LGBTQ event at the Cyprus University of Technology on Wednesday, yelling anti-gay slurs, assaulting participants, and discharging a fire extinguisher towards them, with police saying they were investigating a hate crime...

12. Elon Musk to step down as Twitter CEO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/elon-musk-to-step-down-as-twitter-ceo

Elon Musk has said that he will step down as CEO of Twitter once a suitable replacement can be found. On Sunday he ran a poll asking if he should step down, and the Twitter using public overwhelmingly told him to go...

13. Elections: President touts Averof's role in government's success

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elections-president-touts-averof-s-role-in-government-s-success

The dilemma in view of the February 2023 elections is the continuation of stability or experimentation, President Anastasiades said on Saturday, as the presidential campaign continues....

14. Has politics become a seedy business?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-has-politics-become-a-seedy-business

Last Friday's plenary session of the Parliament was marred by the speech of the now-independent MP Andreas Themistocleous on the occasion of the passage of the law on sexual education in schools....

15. Celebrities are leaving Twitter in droves thanks to Elon Musk's takeover

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/celebrities-are-leaving-twitter-in-droves-thanks-to-elon-musk-s-takeover

Elon Musk's acquisition of Twitter has some in Hollywood heading for the exit....

16. Russian embassy weighs in on knife assault in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-embassy-weighs-in-on-knife-assault-in-cyprus

The Russian embassy in Nicosia is calling for a 'thorough and objective' investigation into a knife assault in Larnaca, hoping a fair punishment would act as a deterrent in Cyprus after a Ukrainian female was caught on video threatening people at a pro-Russia event...

17. A deal ‘everybody will hate’ to end the war in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-deal-‘everybody-will-hate-to-end-the-war-in-ukraine

The most likely solution that will bring an end to the war in Ukraine is an agreement that “everybody will hate,” James Stavridis, NATO’s Greek-American former commander for Europe tells Kathimerini....

18. Counter protesters in Cyprus challenge pro-Russia rally

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/counter-protesters-in-cyprus-challenge-pro-russia-rally

Cyprus Police held back Ukrainian demonstrators who attempted to disrupt a pro-Russia rally on Saturday, as a motorcade with tricolor flags headed to Limassol’s seafront to show support as Moscow wages war against Kiev...

19. Facebook allows war posts urging violence against Russian invaders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/facebook-allows-war-posts-urging-violence-against-russian-invaders

Meta Platforms will allow Facebook and Instagram users in some countries to call for violence against Russians and Russian soldiers in the context of the Ukraine invasion, according to internal emails seen by Reuters on Thursday, in a temporary change to its hate speech policy....

20. K. Treppides & Co Ltd: Social Media and Investment Recommendations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/k-treppides-co-ltd-social-media-and-investment-recommendations

It is commonly accepted that social media play a defining role in almost every aspect of our everyday life. ...

21. Social media enabling destruction of democracy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/social-media-enabling-destruction-of-democracy

“It’s the enabler of the destruction of democracy. It’s the enabler of the destruction of the facts,” says the Filipino Nobel Laureate Maria Ressa...

22. No more apologies: Inside Facebook's push to defend its image

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/no-more-apologies-inside-facebook-s-push-to-defend-its-image

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, signed off last month on a new initiative code-named Project Amplify....

23. Vandals spray paint mosque with graffiti

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vandals-spray-paint-mosque-with-graffiti

A graffiti incident at a mosque in Limassol has drawn wide condemnation on Thursday, a holiday with bicentennial celebrations on the island marking the Greek revolt against the Ottoman Empire...

24. Cyprus FM expresses grave concern over Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fm-expresses-grave-concern-over-turkey

The Cyprus Foreign Minister, Nikos Christodoulides, stressed before his Council of Europe counterparts on Wednesday the need for a full implementation of European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) judgments, including the Interstate Case of Cyprus against Turkey, while expressing his grave concern for the escalating Turkish provocations against Cyprus....

25. EU summit breaks up after all-night talks, to resume later

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-summit-breaks-up-after-all-night-talks-to-resume-later

A marathon European Union summit has broken up temporarily in the fourth day of acrimonious haggling over an unprecedented 1.85 trillion-euro ($2.1 trillion) EU budget and coronavirus recovery fund to tackle the crisis. The weary leaders were scheduled to resume the meeting Monday afternoon....

26. Despite progress, discrimination against LGBT community a reality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/despite-progress-discrimination-against-lgbt-community-a-reality

Recognizing that Cyprus has taken substantial steps toward institutionalizing equality and safeguarding the fundamental rights of the island’s LGBT community, Ombudswoman Maria Stylianou Lottides has highlighted that there is still work to be done in eradicating the reality of enduring acts of discrimination....

27. European Parliament says goodbye to UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-parliament-says-goodbye-to-uk

The European Parliament has given its final approval to Britain’s divorce deal from the bloc, paving the way for Brexit to take place on Friday...

28. Cabinet adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-adopts-ihra-definition-of-anti-semitism

The President’s Cabinet has approved a decision by which the Cypriot Government adopts the definition of anti-Semitism as it has been spelled out by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance...

29. North says flag burners in the south identified

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-says-flag-burners-in-the-south-identified

Authorities in the north have alerted their officers at all checkpoints to be on the lookout for specific individuals in the south who were identified in a video during the burning of a Turkish Cypriot flag...

30. Legal concurs with no case against bishop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-concurs-with-no-case-against-bishop

There will be no criminal case against Morphou Bishop Neophytos in connection with his controversial comments over homosexuality, after the attorney general said the police file he reviewed over the case did not establish a crime...

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