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1. Palestinian delegation urges action, not just words, from Australia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/palestinian-delegation-urges-action-not-just-words-from-australia

Palestinian officials have asked for Australia’s help in ''building vibrant democratic institutions'' and fighting corruption, as part of talks aimed at meeting the Albanese government’s conditions for recognising Palestine as a state....

2. AKEL accused of anti-European populism ahead of elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/akel-accused-of-anti-european-populism-ahead-of-elections

In the past week, Annita Demetriou presented DISY's positions for the European elections while launching a simultaneous offensive against AKEL....

3. EU-Lebanon migration deal sparks fury over alleged pushbacks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-lebanon-migration-deal-sparks-fury-over-alleged-pushbacks

A recent EU-Lebanon agreement has come under intense scrutiny from NGOs and Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), who decry its ''brutal border control'' measures aimed at facilitating the ''voluntary return'' of Syrian refugees to contested ''safe areas'' in Syria, according to a report by Pavlos Xanthoulis in today's printed edition of Kathimerini....

4. Pet and Family Fun Day returns to Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/pet-and-family-fun-day-returns-to-nicosia

The highly anticipated Pet and Family Fun Day, a beloved community event created a decade ago by the LefkosiaZO Volunteer Network and the Nicosia Municipality, is set to make a triumphant return to the Nicosia Municipal Garden and Nicosia Municipal Theatre on Sunday, May 26, 2024, from 10:30 am to 6:00 pm....

5. US fund eyes investment in Greece-Cyprus-Israel sea link

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/us-fund-eyes-investment-in-greece-cyprus-israel-sea-link

The US sovereign wealth fund, SWF, is keen on joining the Greece-Cyprus-Israel Great Sea Interconnector project. ADMIE, the Transmission System Operator for the Hellenic Electricity Transmission System, confirmed SWF's interest, which could involve funding or loans....

6. 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....

7. Investigator Matsas reveals three suspects linked to Thanasis' death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigator-matsas-reveals-three-suspects-linked-to-thanasis-death

In a startling development, criminal investigator Savas Matzas has disclosed the presence of three suspects in the tragic case of Thanasis Nikolaou, shedding light on the grim details of how the unfortunate national guard met his demise....

8. Combatting money laundering: Insights from Katerina Sikioti Charalambaki

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/combatting-money-laundering-insights-from-katerina-sikioti-charalambaki

Money laundering poses a significant threat to the EU's economy and society, with organized crime generating revenues of at least €139 billion annually, as emphasized by Katerina Sikioti Charalambaki, a professor and lawyer at the High Court of Justice....

9. Russian troops advance, Blinken affirms US support in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-troops-advance-blinken-affirms-us-support-in-ukraine

The escalating conflict in northeastern Ukraine has reached a critical juncture, highlighted by the ominous sight of Russian troops advancing in a frontline town, captured by drone footage....

10. Hezbollah leader calls for migrant boat access to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hezbollah-leader-calls-for-migrant-boat-access-to-cyprus

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah on Monday called on Lebanese authorities to allow migrant boats to head to Europe amid rising anti-Syrian sentiment and accusations that Western countries aim to confine refugees in Lebanon....

11. Our voices can make a difference

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/our-voices-can-make-a-difference

On campuses across the US, a powerful movement is underway. Students are standing up and saying ''enough'' to the fighting between Israel and Hamas. It's not just talk either - they're protesting, hunger striking, and even camping out to make our voices heard. I have never been so proud to be an American and a Bruin!...

12. Vet services under fire for neglecting uncontrolled dog imports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vet-services-under-fire-for-neglecting-uncontrolled-dog-imports

A scathing report by the Commissioner for Administration and Protection of Human Rights, Maria Stylianou-Lottidis, sheds light on the failure of Cyprus's Veterinary Services to tackle the issue of uncontrolled importation of dogs. ...

13. Human rights status remains steady in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/human-rights-status-remains-steady-in-cyprus

The US State Department's annual report on human rights reveals that the situation in Cyprus saw no significant changes in 2023. The report covers both the Republic of Cyprus and the area administered by Turkish Cypriots, emphasizing the unique political landscape of the island....

14. Europe's heat-related deaths surge by 30% in 20 years, report finds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-s-heat-related-deaths-surge-by-30-in-20-years-report-finds

Scorching weather has baked Europe in more days of “extreme heat stress” than its scientists have ever seen....

15. Lottides orders payment of single-parent allowance after 2,5 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-orders-payment-of-single-parent-allowance-waiting-for-2-5-years

Maria Stylianou Lottides, the Commissioner for Administration and Protection of Human Rights, has strongly recommended the swift disbursement of a single-parent family allowance to a complainant. ...

16. University seminar explores identity dynamics in occupied Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/university-seminar-explores-identity-dynamics-in-occupied-cyprus

In an upcoming seminar scheduled for May 23, 2024, at Göteborgs universitet......

17. Cyprus tackles mounting challenges in Syrian migrant crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tackles-mounting-challenges-in-migrant-crisis

As Syrian President Bashar al-Assad signals openness to the return of Syrian refugees, Nicosia remains cautious in its approach, refraining from engagement with the Damascus regime. ...

18. Germany under fire for arms sales to Israel amid Gaza conflict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-under-fire-for-arms-sales-to-israel-amid-gaza-conflict

Germany will face a fresh call to revoke all arms sales to Israel on Thursday in a lawsuit that puts more pressure on Berlin amid a rising outcry about the scale of deaths and destruction in the war on Gaza....

19. European elections add twist to Cyprus polls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-elections-add-twist-to-cyprus-polls

On June 9, Cyprus goes to the polls in the most complicated elections in its history as the European elections and the local government elections are held in parallel, following the reform passed by the Parliament....

20. Immigrant takes fatal plunge during immigration raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/immigrant-takes-fatal-plunge-during-immigration-raid

In a tragic turn of events, an immigration raid conducted by the Aliens and Immigration Service in Limassol ended in disaster when a suspect, in a bid to evade authorities, plunged to his death....

21. Minister Michaelidou champions women in sports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-michaelidou-champions-women-in-sports

Our priority is the promotion and participation of women in all aspects of sport, focusing our efforts on cooperation and consultation with relevant bodies......

22. Court backs elderly women, holds Swiss Government liable for climate inaction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/court-backs-elderly-women-holds-swiss-government-liable-for-climate-inaction

A group of senior women in Switzerland, known as Senior Women for Climate Protection, with an average age of 74, have won a landmark......

23. Limassol's night sky lights up with Pink Martini's 30th anniversary tour

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-s-night-sky-lights-up-with-pink-martini-s-30th-anniversary-tour

A delightful musical cocktail in the heart of summer!...

24. Netherlands makes history as the first country to wipe out stray dogs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netherlands-makes-history-as-the-first-country-to-wipe-out-stray-dogs

In a landmark achievement, the Netherlands has become the world's first country to eradicate the issue of stray dogs, setting a global benchmark in animal welfare practices. ...

25. Cyprus and EU allies forge €7.4B deal with Egypt to transform energy landscape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-eu-allies-forge-€7-4b-deal-with-egypt-to-transform-energy-landscape

European Union and Egyptian leaders joined forces on Sunday to sign a substantial €7.4 billion financial package aimed at bolstering Egypt's economy, enhancing energy trade with Europe, and addressing irregular migrant flows....

26. European Parliament approves landmark regulation on AI use

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/european-parliament-approves-landmark-regulation-on-ai-use

In a landmark decision, the European Parliament Plenary in Strasbourg voted today to approve a new regulation aimed at safeguarding fundamental rights, democracy, the rule of law,...

27. Iconic cosmetics brand shuts down US operations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/iconic-cosmetics-brand-shuts-down-us-operations

The Body Shop, a UK-based cosmetics company known for its natural, sustainable, and cruelty-free products, has officially ceased all operations in the United States and is set to close numerous Canadian stores as part of a bankruptcy filing....

28. US sanctions target Intellexa over cyber spyware

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-sanctions-target-intellexa-over-cyber-spyware

The United States has issued sanctions against Intellexa, linked to the black van, and other entities as part of cybersecurity principles, as revealed in a post on the U.S. Department of the Treasury's website. ...

29. US senators allow F-16 sale to Turkey despite concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-senators-allow-f-16-sale-to-turkey-despite-concerns

US senators declined on Thursday to block the sale of F-16s to Turkey, despite voicing deep disdain for Turkey’s conduct as an ally. They were upholding an unofficial bargain that Turks would get the fighter jets if they stopped blocking Sweden’s accession to NATO....

30. Senate defies calls to halt F-16 sale to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senate-defies-calls-to-halt-f-16-sale-to-turkey

In a decisive vote on Thursday, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly dismissed a resolution proposed by Republican Senator Rand Paul to block the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey....

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