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1. Poland: Underage rape victims denied abortion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/poland-underage-rape-victims-denied-abortion

Two Polish hospitals refused to terminate the pregnancy of an underage rape victim. The case has sparked controversy over the country's restrictive legislation, with women's rights activists insisting it must be eased....

2. Forced sterilization loophole in Cyprus raises eyebrows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/forced-sterilization-loophole-in-cyprus-raises-eyebrows

A woman in Cyprus has been made sterile without her consent, with reports saying people who live with intellectual disability and other disorders often “get fixed” through forced sterilization by power of attorney...

3. Teenagers aged three years in lockdowns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teenagers-aged-three-years-in-lockdowns

Signs of premature aging have been found in the brains of teenagers who have been subjected to long-term lockdowns in recent years....

4. China: Protesters are summoned to present their case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-protesters-are-summoned-to-present-their-case

Even though they were not identified during the protests, those who attended this weekend's protests in China have received phone calls from the authorities in recent days....

5. Procedures, criminal offender profiles, and the law governing child abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/procedures-criminal-offender-profiles-and-the-law-governing-child-abuse

The recent news has been overshadowed by new complaints from schoolgirls in Cyprus alleging that their headmaster has harassed them sexually, while in Greece the Aeolus box is opening due to revelations about the "Ark of the World" foundation....

6. Homelessness on the streets of the capital (Photos)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/homelessness-on-the-streets-of-the-capital-photos

Citizens in the heart of the capital are faced with a depressing sight. The image of two homeless people, a father and son, whose story is well known among the locals, sleeping on the streets of Makarios Ave....

7. Children's House: 1,565 children screened for sexual abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/children-s-house-1-565-children-screened-for-sexual-abuse

Children's House received referrals for 1,565 children to be investigated for sexual abuse from its inception in September 2017 until October 2022, according to a press release issued by Hope For Children Organization on Friday in honor of today's European Day for the Protection of Children Against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse....

8. Iranian who inspired ‘The Terminal’ dies at Paris airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/iranian-who-inspired-‘the-terminal-dies-at-paris-airport

An Iranian man who lived for 18 years in Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport and whose saga loosely inspired the Steven Spielberg film “The Terminal” died Saturday in the airport that he long called home, officials said....

9. Government, Parliament, candidates, and your dog's heart

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-government-parliament-candidates-and-your-dog-s-heart

In comparison to humans, a dog, your dog, can sniff more than 100,000 times. His hearing is exceptionally acute, and he can hear your heartbeat without using a stethoscope, allowing him to perceive your emotions....

10. Pandemic takes toll on the mental health of teenagers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pandemic-takes-toll-on-the-mental-health-of-teenagers

The decline in mental health among teenagers was intensified by the Covid-19 pandemic with studies observing sharp increases in anxiety, depression, aggression, self-harm and, most prominently, online addiction, experts warn ahead of a three-day conference at the University of Athens (UoA) starting Wednesday....

11. World Animal Day: The importance of animals in our lives

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/world-animal-day-the-importance-of-animals-in-our-lives

October 4 was designated World Animal Day because it coincides with the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, who has been proclaimed by the Catholic Church as the patron saint of animals and nature. It was first celebrated in 1931 at a conference of environmentalists in Florence, as a way of raising public and scientific awareness of endangered animals. Since then, the feast day has expanded to include all species of the animal kingdom....

12. Depression unlikely caused by chemical imbalance in the brain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/depression-unlikely-caused-by-chemical-imbalance-in-the-brain

A recent review study is pushing back against long-held views in medicine that depression is caused by a serotonin imbalance in the brain....

13. Are we digitally addicted?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-are-we-digitally-addicted

Smartphones are wonderful but they can have serious detrimental effects on our mental health and overall well-being because they lead to digital dependency. One big downside of digital hyper-connectivity is the tendency to multitask....

14. Why are we all working so hard?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-why-are-we-all-working-so-hard

The idea that technology can liberate us from the drudgery of work is a powerful one. It has also been a powerful disappointment, at least so far....

15. Cypriot journalists want UK to block Assange extradition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-journalists-call-on-uk-to-block-assange-extradition

Journalists in Cyprus have spoken out in favor of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is getting closer to the possibility of being extradited to the United States following an order by a London court...

16. Critics furious over ‘gynic rules’ for Green Line cops

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critics-furious-over-‘gynic-rules-for-green-line-cops

Rules referring to gynecological restrictions for female border cops in Cyprus are raising eyebrows, with critics crying foul over the measure while ridiculing the lack of mental evaluation for gun possession...

17. Spread of COVID baffles locked-down Shanghai residents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spread-of-covid-baffles-locked-down-shanghai-residents

The cases underscore how difficult it is to stop the spread of the highly transmissible Omicron variant as China clings to its zero-COVID policy, perpetuating a cycle of lockdowns, as well as bafflement, anguish and anger....

18. Putin and Parkinson's: What do experts say?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-and-parkinson-s-what-do-experts-say

From US Senator Marco Rubio to political science university professors to the UK tabloids, many people appear to have an intimate understanding of Russian President Vladimir Putin's health....

19. Who is Dr. Robert Malone and what is the controversy surrounding his statements on mRNA vaccines?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-is-dr-robert-malone-and-what-is-the-controversy-surrounding-his-statements-on-mrna-vaccines

Robert Malone, the self-proclaimed inventor of mRNA vaccines and a skeptic of the COVID-19 vaccines that use mRNA technology, has skyrocketed to celebrity status in recent months....

20. EU: Taking the first steps to freedom and the arguments for relaxation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-taking-the-first-steps-to-freedom-and-the-arguments-for-relaxation

The de-escalation of the health crisis brings further relaxation of measures in Europe. In Spain, from Thursday, citizens will be able to walk outdoors without masks. The measure was imposed in mid-December in order to reduce the risk of "Omicron"....

21. Trial to go forward after assaulted landlord dies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trial-to-go-forward-after-assaulted-landlord-dies

An elderly man who was viciously attacked at his upholstery workshop in Limassol two months ago has passed away, with police saying the trial of a suspect in custody will go forward next week...

22. Clarification of new measures announced on Wednesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clarification-of-new-measures-announced-on-wednesday

The Ministry of Health has issued clarifications concerning the new measures announced on Wednesday by the Cabinet. ...

23. Increased risk of depression due to the use of social media, according to research

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/increased-risk-of-depression-due-to-the-use-of-social-media-according-to-research

The use of social media is associated with an increased risk of depression, according to a new American scientific study. ...

24. Divorce goes digital in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divorce-goes-digital-in-greece

In an effort to reduce bureaucracy in Greece, the government has begun moving more of its services online in order for citizens to save time and reduce red tape....

25. Anti-vax parents may lose custody of children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anti-vax-parents-may-lose-custody-of-children

A couple in the northern Greek city of Serres run the risk of losing custody of their four children for refusing to send them to school, ...

26. The pandemic adversely affected students' mental health

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/the-pandemic-adversely-affected-students-mental-health

The effects of the Covid-19 disease pandemic on the quality of life and mental health of students in Cyprus are recorded in a study published in September 2021 by the Frederick University Mental Resilience Research Unit....

27. Coronavirus: What are the main symptoms of long Covid?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-coronavirus-what-are-the-main-symptoms-of-long-covid

All citizens, young and old, should be vaccinated, scientists say, as studies show that asymptomatic patients - in the first phase - developed long Covid symptoms after months....

28. Facebook: In a whirlwind of scandals and unprecedented blackouts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/facebook-in-a-whirlwind-of-scandals-and-unprecedented-blackouts

It took a few minutes for it to disappear from the internet and about seven hours for it to return....

29. Landlord violently beaten up by angry tenant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/landlord-violently-beaten-up-by-angry-tenant

Police in Limassol are investigating an assault against an elderly landlord after he was viciously attacked in his workshop by an angry tenant, who has been ordered by a judge to undergo mental health assessment...

30. AI should serve humanity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/ai-should-serve-humanity

Covid-19 is the first real global health crisis in every respect in the history of humanity with more than 212 million people infected, close to 4.5 million deaths and with the issue of collateral damage having been discussed so extensively during this health crisis as if we were on the battlefield – yes, there is a war going on....

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