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91. European journalists accuse EU leaders of invalidating media freedom

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-journalists-accuse-eu-leaders-of-invalidating-media-freedom

Draft legislation published by EU leaders that would allow national security agencies to spy on journalists has been condemned by media and civil society groups as dangerous and described by a leading MEP as “incomprehensible”....

92. EU parliament wants Cyprus to drop spy games

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-parliament-wants-cyprus-to-drop-spy-games

The European Parliament approved on Thursday a text including a series of recommendations to the EU institutions and to member states, including targeted recommendations on Cyprus regarding its reported role as an export hub for spyware ...

93. President's commitment to empower justice in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-s-commitment-to-empower-justice-in-cyprus

The existence of an independent, strong, and efficient judicial system is the greatest guarantor of the rule of law and the supremacy of the Law, Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides said on Thursday, while addressing an event at the Supreme Court on the occasion of the implementation of the justice reform laws and the swearing in of the judges of the newly established Court of Appeal....

94. Bishop wants Holy Synod to decide on Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bishop-wants-holy-synod-to-decide-on-ukraine

An outspoken bishop in Cyprus says it is time for the Holy Synod to settle the issue of Ukraine through the 'majority rule' principle, calling on the Archbishop to hold a new vote to avoid a schism on the island...

95. Nicola Sturgeon arrested in SNP probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicola-sturgeon-arrested-in-snp-probe

Nicola Sturgeon has been arrested by police investigating allegations of financial misconduct by the Scottish National Party....

96. Nicosia looks forward to hosting next 3+1 summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-looks-forward-to-hosting-next-3-1-summit

During a reception held by the Embassy of Israel in Nicosia to commemorate Israel's 75th independence anniversary, Cyprus's Defense Minister, Michalis Giorgallas, expressed that Nicosia eagerly looks forward to hosting the next political level 3+1 meeting involving Cyprus, Greece, Israel, and the USA before the year's end. Additionally, Cyprus plans to host the 9th Cyprus, Greece, and Israel Trilateral Summit in 2023....

97. Limassol hosts desalination conference

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-hosts-desalination-conference

'Desalination for the Environment, Clean Water and Energy conference and exhibition' begins Tuesday in Limassol with the participation of more than 300 delegates from around the world and 30 exhibitors...

98. Greece makes a splash with self-operating wheelchair ramps on 287 beaches

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-makes-a-splash-with-self-operating-wheelchair-ramps-on-287-beaches

Describing access to the sea as an inalienable human right, Greek tourism authorities are retrofitting 287 beaches across the country with self-operating wheelchair ramps....

99. Commissioner in Cyprus to probe Russian asset freeze

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-in-cyprus-to-probe-russian-asset-freeze

Commissioner Reynders will request information on the total value of the assets of 'Russian oligarchs' in Cyprus that have been frozen by the authorities he told Cyprus News Agency in an interview, noting that so far, according to official figures 104 million euros in assets have been frozen, which is considered a low amount...

100. BBC chairman resigns over conflict of interest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bbc-chairman-resigns-over-conflict-of-interest

Richard Sharp has resigned as chairman of the BBC after a report found he broke the rules by failing to disclose the role he played in helping Boris Johnson secure an £800,000 loan....

101. Russia-Ukraine conference bogged down over Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prague-conference-on-russia-bogged-down-over-cyprus

Another odd exchange about Cyprus with references to age and sexism ended up crashing an international conference on Russia and Ukraine on Monday in Prague, where Cypriot House Speaker Annita Demetriou took exception to her Turkish counterpart’s response after he took issue with her Turkish-Russian invasion analogy...

102. Shocking arrest of Nicola Sturgeon's husband in SNP funding probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shocking-arrest-of-nicola-sturgeon-s-husband-in-snp-funding-probe

Nicola Sturgeon's husband, Peter Murrell, has been arrested in connection with an investigation into the funding and finances of the Scottish National Party (SNP)....

103. Yousaf's victory in Scotland underscores the changing face of UK politics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/yousaf-s-victory-in-scotland-underscores-the-changing-face-of-uk-politics

When Humza Yousaf took his oath of allegiance in the Scottish parliament in 2016, he wore a gold embroidered sherwani – a traditional South Asian jacket – and a kilt....

104. Bartholomew says Russian Church shares blame in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bartholomew-says-russian-church-shares-blame-in-ukraine

The spiritual head of the world's Orthodox Christians said on Wednesday that Russia's powerful Orthodox Church shared responsibility for the conflict in Ukraine but that he stood ready to help in Russia's postwar 'spiritual regeneration'...

105. Ireland celebrates the 100th anniversary of St. Patrick's Day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ireland-celebrates-the-100th-anniversary-of-st-patrick-s-day

Today, March 17th, 2023, marks the 100th anniversary of St. Patrick's Day. And the Irish Embassy in Cyprus did not disappoint by pulling out all the stops to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in style. ...

106. Kombos rules out Turkish proposals during Athens visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kombos-rules-out-turkish-proposals-during-athens-visit

Greece will continue to fully support the effort for a just and viable solution to the Cyprus problem, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said after a meeting he held in Athens with Cyprus Foreign Minister Costantinos Kombos. The Cypriot FM noted in the joint statements after the meeting with Dendias, that no solution that will permanently divide the country nor a two-state solution will ever be accepted....

107. Kombos sets European tone during handover of duties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kombos-sets-european-tone-during-handover-of-duties

Cyprus’ new Foreign Affairs Minister Constantinos Kombos has set the tone of the new administration’s foreign policy, stressing a commitment to EU integration and the need for reunification with UN parameters...

108. New US Ambassador presents her credentials to the President

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-us-ambassador-presents-her-credentials-to-the-president

The credentials of the new US Ambassador to Cyprus, Julie D. Fisher, were received today by the President of the Republic, Nicos Anastasiades....

109. Nicola Sturgeon resigns as Scotland's first minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicola-sturgeon-resigns-as-scotland-s-first-minister

Nicola Sturgeon will stand down as first minister of Scotland, she has announced at a press conference....

110. The first presidential election in Cyprus held in 1959

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/the-first-presidential-election-in-cyprus held-in-1959

On December 13, 1959, the young Republic of Cyprus held its first presidential elections. Glafkos Clerides, who opposed his father John's candidacy and was accused of failing to follow the Christian commandment to "honor thy father and thy mother,"...

111. Cops criticized after wild brawl at contentious memorial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-criticized-after-wild-brawl-at-contentious-memorial

Cyprus Police have arrested a handful of suspects following a wild brawl during a memorial event of a controversial army general in Limassol, but critics accuse law enforcement of failing to detain offenders during the event as things got out of hand...

112. Social media campaigning is dominating this year's electoral race

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/social-media-campaigning-is-dominating-this-year-s-electoral-race

If this election differs from previous ones in any way, it is because the lion's share of the advertising pie has shifted to digital media, particularly social media, with Facebook and Instagram dominating in terms of the amount of advertising content given to them....

113. Cyprus’ new pro-west archbishop enthroned

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-pro-west-new-archbishop-enthroned

Cyprus’ new Archbishop Georgios was enthroned on Sunday as one of the oldest independent orthodox churches seeks to overcome division, but a no show at the carefully choreographed ceremony also signaled that hard feelings over Ukraine have remained unresolved...

114. Economic events that will be remembered in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/economic-events-that-will-be-remembered-in-2022

The energy crisis, which intensified after Russia's invasion of Ukraine and resulted in skyrocketing gas prices, took the lead throughout the year....

115. Nikos Christodoulides’ program for the next five years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/nikos-christodoulides-program-for-the-next-five-years

Cypriots will go to the polls on February 5 to elect the 8th President of the Republic. The campaign began very early compared to previous elections and will intensify during the remaining few weeks. ...

116. Cyprus, India sign bilateral cooperation agreements

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-india-sign-bilateral-cooperation-agreements

Bilateral cooperation agreements between the Republic of Cyprus and India were signed on Thursday at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nicosia...

117. Cyprus' Archbishop Georgios lays down the law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-archbishop-georgios-lays-down-the-law

Cyprus’ newly elected Archbishop Georgios says he will adhere to the island’s church traditions but also promote religious inner-peace, adding all people of Cyprus are united against one enemy...

118. New gas field discovery in Cyprus EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-gas-field-discovery-in-cyprus-eez

The drilling rig of the ENI-TotalEnergies consortium in the Cyprus EEZ has discovered a new gas field at the Zeus 1 target. This is a larger field than the one discovered by the Italian-French consortium on 22 August in the same block (Block 6)....

119. Holy alliances begin after Orthodox Cypriots pick top three

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/holy-alliances-begin-after-orthodox-cypriots-pick-top-three

The top three candidates for the archbishopric throne in Cyprus emerged after a popular vote on Sunday, with the Holy Synod now taking center stage as it prepares to pick the winner before the year is out...

120. Turkic States Org opposed pseudo-state membership despite Turkey's push

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkic-states-org-opposed-pseudo-state-membership-despite-turkey-s-push

Turkey's intention to promote the membership of the Turkish Cypriot pseudostate to the Organization of Turkic States under the "state-observer" status was strongly resisted by member states and so Ankara had to backtrack, Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Demetris Demetriou has told CNA....

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