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1. Greece may follow Spanish model to increase organ donation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-may-follow-spanish-model-to-increase-organ-donation

Greece is seeking to emulate the institution of the local transplant coordinator in hospitals that was pioneered in Spain and led to a spike in organ donation rates....

2. Cyprus police probe abortion incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-probe-abortion-incident

Police are investigating a suspected felony after a woman in Paphos, who aborted a pregnancy, declined a request by doctors to remain in the hospital...

3. Forced sterilization loophole in Cyprus raises eyebrows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/forced-sterilization-loophole-in-cyprus-raises-eyebrows

A woman in Cyprus has been made sterile without her consent, with reports saying people who live with intellectual disability and other disorders often “get fixed” through forced sterilization by power of attorney...

4. Google cutting 12,000 jobs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/google-cutting-12-000-jobs

Google's parent Alphabet Inc said on Friday it is cutting about 12,000 jobs, or 6% of its workforce, as the technology sector reels from layoffs and companies stake their futures on artificial intelligence (AI)....

5. Sex ed to be introduced in schools by September

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sex-education-to-be-introduced-in-schools-by-september

Sex education will be introduced in an institutionalized and comprehensive manner beginning in September, covering all levels from pre-primary to third high school. ...

6. Cypriot scientist slams EU decision on China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-scientist-slams-eu-decision-on-china

A virology professor in Cyprus says an EU decision to impose pre-departure COVID tests on travelers from China appears to be a political decision that is not based on science...

7. Plea deal falls apart in mercy killing case in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plea-deal-falls-apart-in-mercy-killing-case-in-cyprus

A deal for a British man to plead guilty to manslaughter for killing his wife in Cyprus fell through Tuesday amid recriminations between prosecutors and defense lawyers...

8. Grant Johnson: City of Dreams Mediterranean will be the game changer for Cyprus’ hospitality industry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/grant-johnson-city-of-dreams-mediterranean-will-be-the-game-changer-for-cyprus-hospitality-industry

The multi-themed City of Dreams Mediterranean resort in Limassol, which will include a luxury hotel, casino, entertainment and sports facilities, adventure park, shops and restaurants, among others, will begin operations in the second quarter of 2023. Grant Johnson, the General Manager of COD analyzes what exactly the City of Dreams Mediterranean will be, what it will offer to the tourism product of Cyprus, how it will strengthen the country's economy and its position as a popular tourist destination and at the same time he analyzes how this project will have significant benefits for the local community and its people. ...

9. Missing link in Qatargate broached in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/missing-link-in-qatargate-broached-in-cyprus

A lawmaker and transparency advocate in Cyprus is calling on a Cypriot MEP to clarify earlier comments about his Greek colleague Eva Kaili, who remains in custody in connection with a corruption probe in the European parliament...

10. New Zealand becomes the world's first smoke-free country

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-zealand-becomes-the-world-s-first-smoke-free-country

As the first nation to adopt this policy and even pass a draft law, New Zealand has set the goal of getting the younger generation to stop smoking....

11. The 2023 Budget in the vortex of the elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-2023-budget-in-the-vortex-of-the-elections

The government of President Anastasiades has just submitted its final budget, for 2023. DISY will undoubtedly support the budget, but it will be interesting to see what position it will take if and when the polls are confirmed....

12. Unaccompanied minors are on the rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unaccompanied-minors-are-on-the-rise

Managing the exponentially increasing number of unaccompanied minors or unaccompanied alien children (UAC) is a problem that must be solved by the government in collaboration with NGOs and other relevant actors....

13. Do officials care about the violence on the football pitches?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/do-officials-care-about-the-violence-on-the-football-pitches

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. Former Justice Minister Kypros Chrysostomides dies at age 80

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-justice-minister-kypros-chrysostomides-dies-at-age-80

Lawyer and politician Kypros Chrysostomidis passed away at the age of 80. He had health issues in recent years. His funeral will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. in Nicosia's Church of Saints Constantine and Helen. From 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., his family will accept condolences....

16. Almost half of nurses and midwives in Cyprus approve of euthanasia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/almost-half-of-nurses-and-midwives-in-cyprus-approve-of-euthanasia

Almost half - 49% - of the members of the Cyprus Nurses and Midwives Association (CyNMA) said they were positive about the possibility of euthanasia for people who are suffering, according to the results of a survey regarding euthanasia, suicide assisted by health professionals and assisted dying....

17. Procedures, criminal offender profiles, and the law governing child abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/procedures-criminal-offender-profiles-and-the-law-governing-child-abuse

The recent news has been overshadowed by new complaints from schoolgirls in Cyprus alleging that their headmaster has harassed them sexually, while in Greece the Aeolus box is opening due to revelations about the "Ark of the World" foundation....

18. Iranian who inspired ‘The Terminal’ dies at Paris airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/iranian-who-inspired-‘the-terminal-dies-at-paris-airport

An Iranian man who lived for 18 years in Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport and whose saga loosely inspired the Steven Spielberg film “The Terminal” died Saturday in the airport that he long called home, officials said....

19. Layoffs begin at Twitter as offices temporarily close

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/layoffs-begin-at-twitter-as-offices-temporarily-close

Twitter Inc temporarily closed its offices on Friday after telling employees they will be informed by email later in the day whether they are being laid off....

20. November 24th: D-day for non-GESY doctors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/november-24th-d-day-for-non-gesy-doctors

The court's decision to deny the request for non-GESY doctors to continue providing services in GESY-affiliated private hospitals until the case is heard on the 24th of the month changes the facts....

21. Government, Parliament, candidates, and your dog's heart

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-government-parliament-candidates-and-your-dog-s-heart

In comparison to humans, a dog, your dog, can sniff more than 100,000 times. His hearing is exceptionally acute, and he can hear your heartbeat without using a stethoscope, allowing him to perceive your emotions....

22. 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...

23. China finds friendly ear in Cyprus as EU cranks it up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-finds-friendly-ear-in-cyprus-as-eu-cranks-it-up

Cypriot House Speaker Annita Demetriou reaffirmed Nicosia’s One China position this week during a meeting with the Chinese ambassador, who responded with a similar One Cyprus principle as the two countries sought to strengthen ties while Brussels warned EU should steer clear...

24. EU commissioner defends deal on older vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-health-commissioner-defends-deal-on-older-vaccines

Health commissioner Stella Kyriakides went on Cypriot state radio on Monday calling on EU citizens to get vaccinated with booster shots already made available to member states, a position she defended amid growing social and scientific doubt about a procurement strategy that included cozy texts between pharmaceutical companies and the bloc’s executives...

25. Cannabis sentence overturned for research purposes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cannabis-sentence-overturned-for-‘research-purposes

A man in Cyprus who was jailed on a cannabis conviction is to be set free on a suspended sentence after his lawyer argued before the Supreme Court that a lower court completely discounted her client being into narcotics research and not illegal drug trade...

26. Doctor ‘fake vax’ trial put off again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctor-‘fake-pass-trial-put-off-again

A Cypriot doctor, who denies ever issuing bogus vaccination certificates during the pandemic, will have to wait a whole year before his day in court, after a judge on Monday pushed back his trial until next year...

27. 'Vision 2035': The long-term strategy for the Cypriot economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vision-2035-the-long-term-strategy-for-the-cypriot-economy

"Cyprus should be one of the best places in the world to live, work and be active" is the vision on the basis of which the Cyprus Economy and Competitiveness Council presented the new Long-Term Strategy for the sustainable development of the Cypriot economy to the Parliamentary Committee on Financial and Budgetary Affairs, on Monday....

28. Cyprus Voice for Animals to hold protest at Presidential Palace on Oct 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cyprus-voice-for-animals-to-hold-protest-at-presidential-palace-on-oct-1st

Cyprus Voice for Animals will be holding a demonstration in front of the presidential palace on Saturday, October 1st. The animal welfare organization is calling on the government to train and empower the Animal Police in Cyprus so that they can strictly enforce animal welfare laws that are already in place....

29. Apple, Facebook and NFT's at this year's Digital Agenda summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/apple-facebook-and-nft-s-at-this-year-s-digital-agenda-summit

The Digital Agenda Summit 2022 will be held on October 17th. This annual event, now in its third year, features renowned speakers from all over the world who will discuss topics ranging from technology, innovation, climate change, politics and current events....

30. Ayia Napa Marina opens its doors to four-legged visitors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-marina-opens-its-doors-to-four-legged-visitors

The management of Ayia Napa Marina, in the context of serving its visitors and customers and respecting animals, informs that it applies the relevant regulations and best practices regarding the entry of animals into the Marina's premises....

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