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1. Meet Kevin, the world's tallest dog

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meet-kevin-the-world-s-tallest-dog

The Iowa great dane that was recently crowned the world’s tallest dog is the same height as the average three-year-old child – and is often mistaken for being a horse. ...

2. British-Cypriot to challenge London mayor incumbent

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-cypriot-to-challenge-london-mayor-incumbent

We seek the urgent solution to the Cyprus problem and the full, equal and meaningful participation of women at all levels of the negotiation process......

3. Prince Harry drops lawsuit against Daily Mail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prince-harry-drops-lawsuit-against-daily-mail

Prince Harry has chosen to abandon his libel lawsuit against the Daily Mail tabloid's publisher, Associated Newspapers Ltd., following a recent court ruling that suggested a potential trial loss....

4. Minister upset as staff gaps widen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-upset-as-staff-gaps-widen

In its 2023 Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) report, the European Commission identifies major shortages in construction, healthcare, science, technology, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) occupations, spanning high, medium, and low-skilled roles...

5. Snow-white kitten rescued from garbage and finds home for Christmas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/snow-white-kitten-rescued-from-garbage-and-finds-home-for-christmas

In a heartwarming holiday rescue, a vigilant garbageman saved a two-day-old snow-white kitten, aptly named Tiny Tim, just moments before being crushed in a garbage truck....

6. Babies among 12 dead in Israel-Hamas fuel dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/babies-among-12-dead-in-israel-hamas-fuel-dispute

Hamas has denied refusing an offer of fuel from Israel for Gaza's biggest hospital, which the World Health Organisation says is "not functioning" due to bombing and gunfire....

7. New Delhi shuts schools, imposes driving restrictions in pollution crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-delhi-shuts-schools-imposes-driving-restrictions-in-pollution-crisis

India's capital is bringing in odd-even vehicle number plate restrictions to curb air pollution....

8. The strange messages above Italy's beaches and the Anti-Pope theory

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-strange-messages-above-italy-s-beaches-and-the-anti-pope-theory

Messages transported by small planes over Italy’s beaches this summer have spread the debunked conspiracy theory that Pope Francis is not the legitimate head of the Catholic Church. ...

9. Congratulatory phone call seals Greek-Turkish NATO chat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/congratulatory-phone-call-seals-greek-turkish-nato-chat

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will meet on the sidelines of a NATO summit in Vilnius next month, Mitsotakis' office said on Monday, a day after he won a national election...

10. Cyprus wants Hungary to match actions to words

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-hungary-to-match-actions-to-words

Cypriot Foreign Minister Constantinos Kombos is calling on Budapest to match actions to words, with reports suggesting he had a follow up with his Hungarian counterpart in Brussels after Nicosia cried foul over a Turkic summit faux pas two months ago...

11. Cyprus favors sanctions while taking jabs at Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-favors-sanctions-while-taking-jab-at-turkey

Cypriot Foreign Minister Constantinos Kombos has accused Turkey of shunning Europe’s sanctions against Russia, while also expressing his own country’s support for a 'proper implementation' of measures amid reports that Athens cried foul over Kiev’s proposal to blacklist Greek companies...

12. 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...

13. Turkey-Armenia gate opens to allow aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-armenia-gate-opens-for-first-time-in-decades-to-allow-aid

A border gate between long-feuding Turkey and Armenia has been opened for the first time in 35 years to allow aid for victims of the devastating earthquakes in southern Turkey, state-owned Anadolu news agency and a diplomat said...

14. 'Buy Nothing Project' gaining ground worldwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/buy-nothing-project-gaining-ground-worldwide

It was not until after Angela Parker, 53, had raced across her north Atlanta neighborhood to nab eight leftover, thick-cut slices of ham with gravy from the porch of someone she didn't know that she began to ask herself some questions. Was it weird to eat a stranger's porch ham? Was it safe? Would the ham be worth it?...

15. Drug case in Cyprus raises legal eyebrows again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-case-in-cyprus-raises-legal-eyebrows-again

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has picked up the pieces following a decision by the attorney general last year to commute a reduced and later suspended sentence in a highly publicized Cypriot-Australian drug case marred by legal oddities...

16. Critics say Cyprus' helmet law is a backward step

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critics-say-helmet-law-in-cyprus-is-a-backward-step

Bicycle advocates say a new law in Cyprus that requires cyclists to wear helmets on the road is not the right answer, arguing an austere approach does not make things safer but could result to other problems including unintended consequences...

17. Award-winning director Nick Broomfield talks of his carefree life in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/award-winning-director-nick-broomfield-talks-of-his-carefree-life-in-nicosia

Nick Broomfield, now 74, is revered among documentary professionals in the United Kingdom and beyond. ...

18. Presidential candidate wants Cyprus in NATO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-candidate-wants-cyprus-in-nato

Cypriot presidential candidate Averof Neophytou says NATO membership would be a 'natural development' for the Republic of Cyprus, a divided island that continues to raise tensions between the western alliance’s members Greece and Turkey...

19. Greeks and Turks square off over Aegean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greeks-and-turks-square-off-over-aegean-flights

US calls to deescalate tension in the Aegean fell on deaf ears as NATO allies Greece and Turkey continued to trade accusations during Christmas, with Ankara accusing Athens of harassing Turkish aircraft and the Greek prime minister talking about a troublemaker neighbor...

20. Drug squad chief vindicated but not squeaky clean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-squad-chief-vindicated-but-not-squeaky-clean

An independent probe found no evidence of corruption against Cyprus’ drug squad chief, with the prison warden who accused him of illegal activities to undermine her demanding a transfer to another position...

21. December Newsletter of K. Treppides & Co Ltd

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/december-newsletter-of-k-treppides-co-ltd

A new issue is out from the newsletter by K. Treppides & Co Ltd, a leader in the field of auditing and accounting services with offices in three countries....

22. Kaili’s lawyer drops hint about Italian job

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kaili-s-lawyer-drops-hint-about-italian-job

There is conflicting information about a corruption investigation in the European Parliament following the arrest of a Greek former VP, with media reports speculating she was being detained in connection with Qatar while her lawyer is pointing the finger squarely at her Italian fellow suspects including her male partner...

23. Frail Chrysostomos makes peace with arch nemesis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/frail-chrysostomos-makes-peace-with-arch-nemesis

Archbishop Chrysostomos of Cyprus was said to be in stable but critical condition on Friday, when reports also emerged about a meeting he had with a rival bishop as the two churchmen teared up in each other’s embrace...

24. Greece, Turkey at it again over shocking refugee photo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-turkey-at-it-again-over-buck-naked-refugees

A shocking image of fully naked refugees picked up by Greek police has puzzled officials and the media, with Athens pointing the finger at Turkish authorities and Ankara firing back accusing Greece of covering up human rights violations...

25. Investigator fired from soldier death cover-up probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigator-fired-from-soldier-death-cover-up-probe

Cyprus’ chief prosecutor has fired one of two independent investigators in a police cover-up probe, prompting strong reaction from the ousted expert as well as the family of a slain soldier, whose death initially ruled a suicide turned out to be a criminal act 17 years ago with the perpetrators still at large after a botched investigation...

26. NETFLIX airs film on Cypriot 'utopian' prison

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netflix-airs-film-on-cypriot-utopian-prison

The highly-anticipated NETFLIX documentary on Cyprus’ central prison aired this week, with the star of the series showing disbelief at the 'utopian' penitentiary that went from suicides to weddings under the direction of a reformist warden...

27. Metsola has full plate as she flies to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/metsola-has-full-plate-as-she-flies-to-cyprus

European Parliament President Roberta Metsola is flying for an official visit to Cyprus, where years ago she spent time as a college student, but this short trip is packed with hot button issues for Europe’s youngest-ever speaker...

28. Conflict of interest raised again in passport probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/conflict-of-interest-raised-again-in-passport-probe

The audit office in the Republic of Cyprus is sending all its findings on golden passports to the state’s anti-corruption agency, citing a conflict of interest for the state’s two chief law enforcement officers who served as ministers during the investment scandal...

29. Washington reiterates gas hopes for entire region

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-reiterates-gas-hopes-for-entire-region

The US state department has reiterated the American position on Cyprus' natural resources this week after ENI announced a new gas find south of the island, with a Cyprus News Agency report alluding to slightly altered language in the latest statement attributed to an official from across the pond...

30. Flag goes up over ‘suspicious findings’ in Berton’s case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flag-goes-up-over-‘suspicious-findings-in-berton-s-case

Leaked information in local media point to shocking revelations expected to shed light on the cause and manner of death for Berton, an impounded Savannah cat that died in state custody in Cyprus after authorities refused to allow his owner to take her ailing pet to a private vet...

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