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1. Occupied territories condemn attack on Limassol mosque

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/occupied-territories-condemn-attack-on-limassol-mosque

In occupied territories, both the Foreign Ministry and the Vakoufika Department have strongly denounced an alleged attack on the Arnaut Mosque in Limassol....

2. Cyprus braces for rising Israel-Iran tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-braces-for-rising-israel-iran-tensions

When Saddam Hussein attacked the center of Tel Aviv with scud missiles in January 1991, Israeli citizens wore gas masks due to the risk of chemical attacks. It took 33 years for Israel to face another missile attack from a sovereign state....

3. Love and gastronomy, the perfect combination for Valentine's Day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/love-and-gastronomy-the-perfect-combination-for-valentine-s-day

As St. Valentine's Day approaches, love is in the air, and couples across the island are on the lookout for enchanting spots to celebrate their affection. ...

4. Vatican allows small portion of cremated ashes to be stored in personal places

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vatican-allows-small-portion-of-cremated-ashes-to-be-stored-in-personal-places

The Vatican has modified its stance on the storage of cremated ashes, now allowing a small portion to be kept in a place of significance for the deceased, in contrast to previous guidance stating ashes must be kept in ''sacred places.''...

5. Government achieves historic 50% drop in asylum applications

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-achieves-historic-50-drop-in-asylum-applications

There is a 50% reduction in the period March-October 2023 in new asylum applications compared to the 2022 corresponding period, the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday, noting at the same time that for the first time, the overall balance of arrivals-returns presents a positive picture, and Cyprus is now ranking in the first places among European states in absolute numbers of returns....

6. Varosha's haunting appeal to tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/varosha-s-haunting-appeal-to-tourists

Few places in the world can claim to have been favored by both Hollywood actors such as Elizabeth Taylor and thrill seekers under very different circumstances. ...

7. Are European cruise amenities overrated?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/are-european-cruise-amenities-overrated

The beauty of European cruises has been so inviting for thousands of tourists every year, promising an unforgettable experience of traveling around the continent, which is so diverse and breathtaking....

8. Uncovering hidden gems abroad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uncovering-hidden-gems-abroad

July is a month that many people eagerly await to enjoy their vacations....

9. Unveiling Europe's hidden gems for 2023: 10 affordable and underrated destinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/unveiling-europe-s-hidden-gems-for-2023-10-affordable-and-underrated-destinations

Step off the overcrowded destinations that one can find all year and opt instead for unique destinations that have it all; beauty, serenity and, in most cases, more affordable prices....

10. Energy in focus: Greece, Cyprus, and Israel hold trilateral meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/energy-in-focus-greece-cyprus-and-israel-hold-trilateral-meeting

Foreign Ministers of Cyprus Constantinos Kombos, Greece Nikos Dendias and Israel Eli Cohen, who met on Friday in Nicosia, pointed out the importance of the trilateral energy cooperation and its contribution to the stability in the region....

11. Cyprus and Israel thankful for mutual support

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-israel-thankful-for-mutual-support

The relations between Cyprus and Israel will flourish even more, Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen who arrived Thursday on the island ahead of a tripartite meeting between Cyprus, Israel and Greece said, also noting that Cyprus is a safe place for Israelis...

12. MEP's pass bill banning home sales or rentals without energy upgrade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/mep-s-pass-bill-banning-home-sales-or-rentals-without-energy-upgrade

All properties available for sale or rent must incur compulsory energy upgrade costs, costing tens of thousands of euros, from 2030 onward, based on what is stated in the relevant European Union directive....

13. Looking ahead to 2023: House prices in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/looking-ahead-to-2023-house-prices-in-cyprus

The end of 2021 saw Europe’s and Cyprus’ economies gradually recovering from the two-year rollercoaster ride of lockdowns, the stock market at record highs, and inflation increasing....

14. 'K' poll: The race for second place (graphics)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/k-poll-the-race-for-second-place-graphics

We are in the crucial final sixty days before the elections, and everything points to a sensational thriller, a fierce battle for the coveted second place....

15. 'Cyprus Tomorrow': A plan made by Cypriots for Cypriots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tomorrow-a-plan-made-by-cypriots-for-cypriots

The importance of the "Cyprus - Tomorrow" National Plan was highlighted by Government Spokesperson and Cabinet Ministers, who attended a special promotional event in Nicosia on Saturday....

16. Ever wonder what it smelled like in the Golden Age or the stench of the Industrial Age?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/ever-wonder-what-it-smelled-like-in-the-golden-age-or-the-stench-of-the-industrial-age

Sometimes, the most powerful jolt of nostalgia one can feel is that which comes after picking up the scent of something iconic of one’s childhood....

17. Kea opens spectacular shipwreck dive sites

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/kea-opens-spectacular-shipwreck-dive-sites

Jacques-Yves Cousteau would probably have been surprised to learn that the wreck of the World War I Britannic (the sister ship of the legendary Titanic) he discovered in 1975 off southwestern Kea would be listed as an underwater historical site almost 50 years later, becoming one of a handful of such marine parks in the world. ...

18. Kea’s seabed museum of historic shipwrecks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/kea-s-seabed-museum-of-historic-shipwrecks

A marine park, one of just a few of its kind in the world, is being launched off the island of Kea, with historic shipwrecks and consisting of three protected sea areas, each covering 36 hectares....

19. 'What I saw, I hope no one will ever see' says Greek diplomat returning from Mariupol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/what-i-saw-i-hope-no-one-will-ever-see-says-greek-diplomat-returning-from-mariupol

Greece's consul general in Mariupol, the last EU diplomat to evacuate the besieged Ukrainian port, said on Sunday the city was joining the ranks of places known for having been destroyed in wars of the past....

20. Cyprus is losing its Russians, confronting existential questions about its economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-is-losing-its-russians-confronting-existential-questions-about-its-economy

For decades, Cyprus built an economy that courted Russians — Russian tourists, Russian investors, Russian oligarchs. ...

21. S&P downgrades RCB, places bank on CreditWatch with negative implications

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/s-p-downgrades-rcb-places-bank-on-creditwatch-with-negative-implications

Rating Agency Standard and Poor’s downgraded RCB bank’s long-term lender rating to `B+` from `BB-` and placed its ratings on CreditWatch with negative implications,...

22. Historic leak of Swiss banking records reveals unsavory clients

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/historic-leak-of-swiss-banking-records-reveals-unsavory-clients

Despite two decades of pledges by Credit Suisse to crack down on illegitimate funds, data leaked from the bank reveals that it catered to dozens of criminals, dictators, intelligence officials, sanctioned parties and political actors with outsized wealth....

23. Cozy up to some good food and live music this weekend!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cozy-up-to-some-good-food-and-live-music-this-weekend

Forget the rain! Here are some gems that will help you beat the winter blues...

24. A record 4.5 million Americans quit their jobs in November

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/a-record-4-5-million-americans-quit-their-jobs-in-november

A record 4.5 million Americans voluntarily left their jobs in November, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This pushed the quits rate to 3%, matching the high from September....

25. 100 things to do and see Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/100-things-to-do-and-see-cyprus

Ever since COVID started and the airports were shut down, I decided to embark on a brand new journey in my homeland. Cyprus is filled with magnificent sceneries, art and flavors and it's almost always known for its beaches....

26. ‘A Dark Room’: excerpts from Alexis Papachelas’ forthcoming book

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/‘a-dark-room-excerpts-from-alexis-papachelas-forthcoming-book

“The nut, he went and did what we didn’t,” said Greek dictator Georgios Papadopoulos the morning of July 15, 1974 after he found out that Dimitris Ioannidis, the junta’s military police chief, had orchestrated a coup to overthrow Cyprus President Archbishop Makarios....

27. Take to the skies again and travel like you've never done before

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/take-to-the-skies-again-and-travel-like-you-ve-never-done-before

Once again we're taking to the skies. Although traveling is definitely not the same as it used to be, what with all the restrictions, COVID test requirements and social distancing, we've found a way to keep calm and soldier on. ...

28. Britain: End of an Era - Which University ousted Cambridge and Oxford

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/britain-end-of-an-era-which-university-ousted-cambridge-and-oxford

For the first time in history, neither Cambridge nor Oxford are at the top of British universities: At the top of the rankings is now the University of St Andrews in Scotland....

29. LNG terminal project marks new era for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lng-terminal-project-marks-new-era-for-cyprus

The infrastructure for the introduction of liquefied natural gas for electricity generation places Cyprus on track for a new energy era, opening new strong prospects for the island’s economy, President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades said on Thursday...

30. Berlin ready to support Cyprus solution process

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/berlin-ready-to-support-cyprus-solution-process

Berlin intends to be supportive if asked to do so by all parties involved in Cyprus settlement efforts, the Ambassador of Germany to Cyprus, Franz Josef Kremp, told the Cyprus News Agency....

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