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1. Halting progress and happy accidents: How mRNA vaccines were made

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/halting-progress-and-happy-accidents-how-mrna-vaccines-were-made

Skeptics have seized on the rapid development of the vaccines to undermine the public’s trust in them. But the breakthroughs behind the vaccines unfolded over decades as scientists across the world pursued research in disparate areas, never imagining their work would one day come together to tame the pandemic of the century....

2. Rape remark lands former commissioner in hot seat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rape-remark-lands-former-commissioner-in-hot-seat

A Cypriot former European commissioner was in the hot seat over the weekend after a comment she made about a rape story in Greece drew criticism from fellow Cypriots and Greeks, who took to social media to condemn her remarks and opine about young women and unwanted sex...

3. Pink flamingos show dance moves in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pink-flamingos-show-dance-moves-in-cyprus

A video clip showing pink flamingos in moments of intense courtship has gone viral in Cyprus, following up on a photo that showed eager males trying to impress a single female during mating season...

4. Slight increase in the value of unsecured checks issued in 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/slight-increase-in-the-value-of-unsecured-checks-issued-in-2021

The total amount of unsecured cheques issued in 2021 rose to €0.93 million compared with €0.74 in 2020. However, the total number of unsecured cheques dropped to 363 compared with 454 the year before....

5. Turkey’s inflation hits a 19-year high of 36%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-s-inflation-hits-a-19-year-high-of-36

Turkey’s yearly inflation climbed at the fastest pace in 19 years, jumping to 36.08% in December, official data showed on Monday....

6. Elon Musk pokes fun at the metaverse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/elon-musk-pokes-fun-at-the-metaverse

Elon Musk has made it clear to metaverse fans he has no time for the idea of virtual worlds and living life as an avatar....

7. Dubai ruler must pay ex-wife $700M in divorce settlement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dubai-ruler-must-pay-ex-wife-$700m-in-divorce-settlement

A British court on Tuesday ordered the ruler of Dubai to pay his ex-wife and their children close to 550 million pounds ($730 million), in one of the most expensive divorce settlements in British history....

8. Turkish lira whiplashes after Erdogan moves to protect savings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-lira-whiplashes-after-erdogan-moves-to-protect-savings

Turkey's lira rocketed back from record lows in volatile trading on Tuesday after Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan proposed measures to protect local currency savings against such swings....

9. 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....

10. Inflation in Britain jumped to its highest level in the last 10 years at 5.1%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inflation-in-britain-jumped-to-its-highest-level-in-the-last-10-years-at-5-1

Inflation in Britain has jumped to a 10-year high due to a sharp rise in prices, according to data released on Wednesday on the eve of the Bank of England's decision on interest rates....

11. Greece: Big 'jump' in appointments after mandate for compulsory vaccinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-big-jump-in-appointments-after-mandate-for-compulsory-vaccinations

In the last few hours, an immediate jump in new vaccination appointments was recorded in Greece following an announcement from the Prime Minister that fines would be imposed on those that refused to get vaccinated by mid-January....

12. Cops ridiculed after assassination case falls flat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-ridiculed-after-assassination-case-falls-flat

Three suspects in an alleged plot to assassinate a Limassol businessman walked free on Monday after prosecutors failed to find any evidence, with media pundits criticizing how police missed red flags by relying on a verbal complaint without vetting...

13. Commissioner slaps fine in spy van case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-slaps-fine-in-spy-van-case

An Israeli-owned company in Cyprus known for its role in the country’s spy van case agreed to pay nearly one million in fines despite no evidence of spying on citizens, after an independent commissioner found there was no doubt that actions by WiSpear had at the very least breached principles relating to personal data...

14. As ban lifts, visitors to US await long-delayed hugs, kisses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/as-ban-lifts-visitors-to-us-await-long-delayed-hugs-kisses

The U.S. lifted restrictions Monday on travel from a long list of countries including Mexico, Canada and most of Europe...

15. Guterres pick for Cyprus becomes new UNFICYP chief

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guterres-pick-for-cyprus-becomes-new-unficyp-chief

The Secretary-General has appointed diplomat Colin Stewart as his new Special Representative and Head of UNFICYP, with the Canadian national also getting an asterisk for taking on a temporary deputy role after the two sides on divided Cyprus failed to agree on the proper title of an unfilled position...

16. Cyprus’ top expert goes public over measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-top-pandemic-expert-goes-public-over-measures

The head of Cyprus’ government team for pandemic response says it is time for measures to evolve, calling for frequent rapid tests to apply to vaccinated people as well amid reports that many who get the jab tend to play down symptoms and carry on normally due to a false sense of security...

17. Cyprus dips toe into euthanasia debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-dips-toe-into-euthanasia-debate

Euthanasia in the Republic of Cyprus is forbidden by law but two women in parliament are more than ready to discuss the taboo of painless killing, a practice viewed by the Church as suicide or even murder...

18. Mini earthquake shakes Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mini-earthquake-shakes-cyprus

A mini earthquake was recorded in Limassol district on Wednesday morning, with reports suggesting tremors were felt in other districts too...

19. Cyprus frets ‘pandoramonium’ overshadowing good work

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-frets-‘pandoramonium-overshadowing-good-work

The Cypriot finance ministry says a European Parliament resolution on Pandora Papers and subsequent criticism by local opposition is overshadowing the amount of good work that has been done on the island against illegal activities, as some parties are calling on the president to step down...

20. Limbo in a blue tent: African asylum-seekers stuck on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/limbo-in-a-blue-tent-african-asylum-seekers-stuck-on-cyprus

It seems a strange place to pitch a tent. Plump in the middle of the United Nations-patrolled buffer zone that has divided Cyprus along ethnic lines since 1974,...

21. Four daredevils cheat death in Cape Greco

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-daredevils-cheat-death-in-cape-greco

Four people in Ayia Napa were pulled to safety on Sunday following a coastline rescue mission in windy conditions, with officials reminding the public to keep away from cliffs at Cape Greco’s sea caves...

22. WHO approves first malaria vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/malaria-vaccine

The World Health Organization today approved the first malaria vaccine created by African scientists in Africa....

23. Cyprus’ top diplomat: Turkey is creating new Ottoman empire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-top-diplomat-turkey-is-creating-new-ottoman-empire

The foreign minister of the divided island of Cyprus is accusing Turkey’s president of attempting to promote a new Ottoman empire in the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East...

24. Jury still out on UN rep after New York lunch

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jury-still-out-on-un-rep-after-new-york-lunch

Divided Cyprus’ leaders are on standby following a meeting they had together with the Secretary General, with reports saying a joint statement was past due following disagreement over specifics in assigning another UN representative on the island...

25. Russia: 8 people killed in university shooting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-8-people-killed-in-university-shooting

Russian media are reporting that a gunman open fired at Perm University in Siberia killing at least 8 and injuring 6....

26. September 11: Twenty years since the day that changed the world

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/september-11-twenty-years-since-the-day-that-changed-the-world

Twenty years have passed since the terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers in New York...

27. Syrian mom with newborn beats Cyprus pushback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-mom-with-newborn-beats-pushback-in-cyprus

A pregnant woman who reached Cyprus on a refugee boat last month has given birth to a boy, while the rest of her family and other passengers who were pushed back to Lebanon were said to be facing deportation to Syria...

28. Man stabbed in the neck in broad daylight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-stabbed-in-the-neck-in-broad-daylight

Two men have been apprehended by police in connection with a stabbing incident under investigation in downtown Nicosia, with reports saying the attack in broad daylight was preceded by an altercation between three individuals...

29. Man in car drags girl’s father for half a mile

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-in-car-drags-girl-s-father-for-half-a-mile

A young man is wanted by police following a complaint by a foreign national who says he was injured after trying to jump into the suspect’s car to tell him to stop harassing his daughter...

30. Asylum seekers stuck in Cyprus' buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-stuck-in-cyprus-buffer-zone

Cypriot Interior Minister Nikos Nouris says the ordeal of three Cameroonians currently stuck in the buffer zone could end if EU fellow members agreed to take them in, with reports saying the bloc is still looking for consensus on migration policy but nothing has been agreed to date...

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