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1. Facebook company changes name to Meta

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/facebook-company-changes-name-to-meta

Facebook Inc is now called Meta, the company said on Thursday, in a rebrand that focuses on building the "metaverse," a shared virtual environment that it bets will be the successor to the mobile internet...

2. Protected too late: US Officials report more than 20 extinctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protected-too-late-us-officials-report-more-than-20-extinctions

The ivory-billed woodpecker, which birders have been seeking in the bayous of Arkansas, is gone forever, according to federal officials....

3. No more apologies: Inside Facebook's push to defend its image

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/no-more-apologies-inside-facebook-s-push-to-defend-its-image

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, signed off last month on a new initiative code-named Project Amplify....

4. 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...

5. Book with Ataturk reference pulled after false move

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/book-with-ataturk-reference-pulled-after-false-move

The education ministry in the Republic of Cyprus is temporarily suspending the use of a high school workbook, following backlash over an urgent email calling on English teachers to rip out a page about Kemal Ataturk, with Nicosia on the defence after Turkey and Turkish Cypriots landed hard on the decision...

6. Athens taps Cypriot ex-commissioner for Cabinet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-taps-cypriot-ex-commissioner-for-cabinet

The Greek government confirmed on Monday that former European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, will head the newly formed Climate Crisis and Civil Protection Ministry...

7. Nicosia reacts to new Al Jazeera video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-reacts-to-new-al-jazeera-video

Nicosia has refuted allegations concerning a Cypriot minister and his trips to London, in reaction to an Al Jazeera secret investigation into how convicted criminals could take on new identities and launder money through ownership of English football clubs by deceiving authorities...

8. Director wants passport probe clear his name

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/director-wants-passport-probe-clear-his-name

A civil servant, whose name was dropped by the former House speaker during a secret video recording by Al Jazeera, says he did not get involved with golden passports during his tenure as director of the interior ministry, vowing to take legal action if an investigative committee failed to clear his name...

9. 2021 KPMG CEO Outlook Pulse Survey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/2021-kpmg-ceo-outlook-pulse-survey

10. Lawyer says Al Jazeera took him out of context

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-says-al-jazeera-took-him-out-of-context

Cypriot attorney Andreas Pittadjis, who was targeted in an Al Jazeera undercover investigation into allegations of corruption over golden passports, took to social media to reiterate his position he did nothing illegal, accusing the foreign network of being dishonest...

11. Israeli medical complex coming to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-medical-complex-coming-to-cyprus

A huge undertaking in Cyprus’ medical industry has been announced, with a local company saying they reached an agreement with Israel’s Hadassah Medical to set up a network of hospitals offering diagnostic, rehabilitative, and assisted living care on the island...

12. Game plan to circumvent passport rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/game-plan-to-circumvent-passport-rules

Meme culture enthusiasts in Cyprus upped their game this week following a passport scandal reported by Al Jazeera, with catchphrases such as “this is Cyprus” and name dodging tricks seen in a secret video prompting media to spot five ways a lawyer could circumvent the system in the golden passport scheme...

13. Probe launched against Al Jazeera operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-launch-probe-against-al-jazeera-operation

The state attorney ordered a probe following a complaint filed by high-profile Cypriot officials targeted by an Al Jazeera secret investigation on corruption, with members of the public outraged as more shocking revelations emerged in a new Cyprus Papers video...

14. What Berlin made clear to Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/what-berlin-made-clear-to-nicosia

German officials coordinating with Nicosia, after the Republic of Cyprus told the foreign affairs council that it would use its veto power if sanctions against Belarus are not linked with those against Turkey, said that the prospect of sanctions against Turkey is a distant scenario....

15. Al Jazeera journalist denies political motives

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/al-jazeera-journalist-denies-political-motives

Cypriot Interior Minister Nikos Nouris is expected on Wednesday to provide answers to Al Jazeera’s “golden passports” story, while the network has rejected accusations of political motives behind the story...

16. Cyprus 'golden passports' under more scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-golden-passports-under-more-scrutiny

A foreign investigative report says leaked documents from the Republic of Cyprus suggest the island’s government violated its own rules in granting “golden passport” citizenships, with Cypriot officials denying the accusations and raising credibility issues over the report...

17. Greek PM tweaks cabinet to increase efficiency on economy, labor and environment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-tweaks-cabinet-to-increase-efficiency-on-economy-labor-and-environment

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has introduced changes to the makeup of his cabinet aimed at increasing its “operational efficiency,” government spokesman Stelios Petsas said on Tuesday....

18. Judge delays verdict in Alexoui bail hearing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-delays-verdict-in-alexoui-bail-hearing

Alexoui’s lawyer came very close to securing the release of his client on Wednesday, after arguing police could not deprive someone of his freedom based on contradictory witness statements, but a judge needed another day to decide whether to grant bail...

19. Istanbul street sign draws attention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/istanbul-street-sign-draws-attention

A street sign in Larnaca was the topic of a heated discussion on Facebook, with social media users calling on the city to remove “Istanbul Street” in the Turkish Cypriot borough...

20. Mogherini says EU stands with Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mogherini-says-eu-stands-with-cyprus

High Representative Federica Mogherini expressed the EU’s full solidarity with Cyprus in her closing statement in the European Parliament plenary discussing Turkey's drilling activities around the island...

21. Where is Malaysian fugitive financier Jho Low

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/where-is-jho-low

There is plenty of speculation in the media over the whereabouts of fugitive financier Jho Low, with the Malaysian inspector general saying he could resort to “unorthodox methods” to get him back...

22. Student reclaims right to wear hijab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/student-reclaims-right-to-wear-hijab

High School principal Loizos Sepos has been relieved of his administrative duties at Saint Barnabas, following a controversy last week when he banned a female student who wore a hijab...

23. Britain begins escorting all UK vessels through Hormuz Strait

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-begins-escorting-all-uk-vessels-through-hormuz-strait

Britain has started sending a warship to accompany all British-flagged vessels through the Strait of Hormuz, a change in policy announced on Thursday after the government previously said it did not have resources to do so. ...

24. Coral Bay trial ends with sentence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coral-bay-trial-ends-with-sentence

The man who ran down Charlie Birch in Coral Bay last year has been sentenced to 2.5 years, following a protracted legal battle that had charges reduced twice in the course of the trial...

25. The new government, image and symbolism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-new-government-image-and-symbolism

The first indications from the new government are sending out all the right signals. Tuesday’s handover ceremonies at the ministries confirmed a return to normalcy, after a decade-long crisis that painfully divided the country. Both sides should be given credit for the civilized political discourse that prevailed during the change of guard. It is hoped that this spirit will continue during the debates that are expected to take place in Parliament, not only in the sense of a more sophisticated rhetoric, but also, hopefully, in the approval of some government bills by the new main opposition....

26. Genius or joker?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/genius-or-joker

Loose cannon or influential statesman - what kind of British prime minister would Boris Johnson make on the world stage? Judging by his time as foreign secretary, possibly both...

27. Ahrweiler: History that teaches only one solution is a dangerous thing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ahrweiler-history-that-teaches-only-one-solution-is-a-dangerous-thing

28. Tzionis files case in Supreme Court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tzionis-files-case-in-supreme-court

The main suspect in the Strovolos double murder case is seeking criminal legal aid before the Supreme Court in order to show his human rights have been violated...

29. Three names for Central Bank Governor chair

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-names-for-central-bank-governor-chair

30. Witness says Tzionis was not pressured

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/witness-says-tzionis-was-not-pressured

Following objections from the defence in the Strovolos double murder, the prosecution called a witness on Friday who told the court police investigators did not violate the main suspect’s rights...

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