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07 July, 2022
 

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1. Germany grants asylum to thousands of refugees already protected by Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-grants-asylum-to-thousands-of-refugees-already-protected-by-greece

Germany has granted asylum to thousands of refugees who were previously granted refugee protection in Greece....

2. ECHR vindicates Cypriot journalist

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/echr-vindicates-cypriot-journalist

A Cypriot journalist won his lawsuit against the Republic of Cyprus this week, after the European Court of Human Rights ruled that he was censured in violation of the right to freedom of expression...

3. Op-ed: The bargain in Madrid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-bargain-in-madrid

Diplomacy is a marathon that never ends. That is why it is quite meaningless to celebrate or lament the outcome of a diplomatic round because it is just another round....

4. Cyprus defends migration stance for ‘love of country’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-defends-migration-stance-for-‘love-of-country

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris says he would be happy if the Republic of Cyprus could bring down irregular migration by following the example of Greece, a country facing EU criticism over ‘violent’ deportations, with the Cypriot official calling on fellow citizens to show their 'love of country'...

5. Op-ed: There is a conflict in US society

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-there-is-a-conflict-in-us-society

The decision of the US Supreme Court to abolish the right to abortion, leaving each state to judge the issue alone, has many "benefactors"....

6. Documentary on Cyprus to be aired on BBC

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/documentary-on-cyprus-to-be-aired-on-bbc

A documentary on the cultural treasure of Cyprus will soon be screened by the BBC following the involvement of the former President of the World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations and a good friend to Cyprus, Deborah Androus....

7. Op-ed: On Erdogan, the West and Greek-Turkish relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-on-erdogan-the-west-and-greek-turkish-relations

Let’s start with the domestic facts and figures to dispel the widespread wishful thinking betting on the victory of the so-called “opposition front” at the next elections....

8. Only half of Cypriots agree with EU sanctions against Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/only-half-of-cypriots-agree-with-eu-sanctions-against-russia

Only 54% of respondents in Cyprus, compared to an average of 80% in the European Union, agree with EU financial sanctions against Russia, according to the European Parliament's spring Eurobarometer findings....

9. Transgender women banned from competing in women’s events

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transgender-women-banned-from-competing-in-women-s-events

World swimming’s governing body has effectively banned transgender women from competing in women’s events, starting Monday....

10. Ukraine takes first steps to EU membership

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-takes-first-steps-to-eu-membership

The European Commission has backed Ukraine and Moldova to become candidates for EU membership....

11. UK approves Julian Assange's extradition to the US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-approves-julian-assange-s-extradition-to-the-us

The UK has approved Julian Assange's extradition to the US, where the WikiLeaks founder faces hacking and espionage charges, the UK Home Office confirmed Friday....

12. Cyprus' airports to help combat human trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-airports-to-help-combat-human-trafficking

The Ministry of Interior, the Cyprus Police, and the Social Welfare Services in collaboration with Hermes Airports have launched a joint campaign at Larnaka and Pafos airports to raise awareness of human trafficking among the traveling public and its front-line staff....

13. British rape accuser drags Cyprus to court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-rape-accuser-drags-cyprus-to-court

A British young woman who was cleared of lying about a gang rape in Ayia Napa is taking the Republic of Cyprus to the European Court of Human Rights after police said they would not investigate allegations against Israeli teens...

14. Our Shared Values Shine in Our Support for Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/our-shared-values-shine-in-our-support-for-ukraine

Even before Russia fired the first shots, the United States and European Union member states, including Cyprus, were united in their repudiation of the false pretenses used to initiate the conflict and clear-eyed about the growing danger Ukraine faced...

15. Op-ed: Looking for answers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-looking-for-answers

There are many major issues that need to be addressed, many of them divisive, before a new president is to be elected in Cyprus. ...

16. Fotiou: 'Turkey's dmand for a two-state solution impossible'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fotiou-turkey-s-dmand-for-a-two-state-solution-impossible

"Achieving a solution that will permanently rid Cyprus of Turkish occupation and reunite Cyprus is what we should all work for," said Presidential Commissioner Fotis Fotiou,...

17. Ukraine probes deportation of children to Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-probes-deportation-of-children-to-russia

Prosecutors investigating war crimes cases in Ukraine are examining allegations of the forcible deportation of children to Russia since the invasion as they seek to build a genocide indictment, the country’s top prosecutor said in an interview....

18. Op-ed: The handmaidens of the right

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-handmaidens-of-the-right

It was the decade of the 70s when my friend Katerina and I were students at Pierce College in Athens. With our group of friends we spent happy, carefree days exploring the old city, its galleries and parks, its nightspots and museums....

19. Mitsotakis: 'Don't forget Cyprus'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-don-t-forget-cyprus

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis asked the US Congress not to forget Cyprus, in a historic address, he delivered on Tuesday....

20. Chinese embassy in Cyprus speaks out on extradition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-embassy-in-cyprus-speaks-out-on-extradition

The Chinese embassy in Cyprus has responded to reports in local media that accused Beijing of using scare tactics on the island to get a suspect extradited, with an official statement pointing to fake news and offering a different side to the story...

21. Marcos myths lift dictator’s son to power in Philippines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/marcos-myths-lift-dictator-s-son-to-power-in-philippines

A video posted in 2020 on YouTube claims the French astrologer Nostradamus predicted the outcome of this week’s presidential election in the Philippines....

22. Euthanasia: Six out of ten surveyed in Cyprus agree with legalization

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/euthanasia-six-out-of-ten-surveyed-in-cyprus-agree-with-legalization

The issue of euthanasia and the need for information and social dialogue in Cyprus were discussed on Monday at a meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights....

23. Frozen Russian reserves should be used to rebuild Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fozen-russian-reserves-should-be-used-to-rebuild-ukraine

EU capitals should consider seizing frozen Russian foreign exchange reserves to cover the costs of rebuilding Ukraine after the war, the bloc’s top diplomat has said, as the west debates how to force Moscow to pay for some of the damage the conflict has caused....

24. Metsola: 'Democracy does not exist without freedom of the press'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/metsola-democracy-does-not-exist-without-freedom-of-the-press

"Freedom and democracy can not exist without freedom of the press", the President of the European Parliament Roberta Metsola said on Tuesday, on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day....

25. Head of EU border agency offers to resign after accusations of rights abuse, sources say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/head-of-eu-border-agency-offers-to-resign-after-accusations-of-rights-abuse-sources-say

The head of the European Union’s border agency Frontex, Fabrice Leggeri, has offered to resign, a source told Reuters on Friday, after accusations that the body mistreated migrants on the external frontiers of the bloc....

26. Captured Britons appeal to UK prime minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/captured-britons-appeal-to-uk-prime-minister

Two British fighters captured in Ukraine by Russian forces appeared on Russian state TV on Monday and asked to be exchanged for a Ukrainian ally of President Vladimir Putin who is being held by the Ukrainian authorities...

27. Op-ed: The fall of the US Republic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-fall-of-the-us-republic

Sometimes I am not sure if I became a historian because I am pessimistic by nature, or if I became pessimistic because I am a historian....

28. Ukraine rushing to evacuate civilians as the war hits its 6th week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-rushing-to-evacuate-civilians-as-the-war-hits-its-6th-week

Fearing a new offensive in the six-week-old war, Ukraine rushed to evacuate civilians as Russian forces pounded cities and towns in the east and south, and Kyiv called on the West to place "ruinous" sanctions on Moscow....

29. CYCLOPS: 'The crown of our security co-operation', says Kasoulides

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyclops-the-crown-of-our-security-co-operation-says-kasoulides

On Wednesday, US Undersecretary for Political Affairs, Victoria Nuland, and Foreign Minister, Ioannis Kasoulides, expressed their wish that the Cyprus Center for Land, Open-seas, and Port Security (CYCLOPS) will help promote security in the region....

30. Nuland: New pipelines will be needed in the eastern Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nuland-new-pipelines-will-be-needed-in-the-eastern-mediterranean

New gas discoveries and pipelines will need to be made in the eastern Mediterranean, US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland said after her meetings in Turkey, adding that "it is in our interest to have strong relations between Turkey and Israel....

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