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1. Beluga whale trapped in Seoul skyscraper aquarium

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/beluga-whale-trapped-in-seoul-skyscraper-aquarium

In the heart of Seoul's bustling cityscape, Bella the beluga whale resides on the ground floor of the world's sixth-highest skyscraper, where she has spent a decade swimming aimlessly in a small, barren enclosure at the Aquarium of Another Life....

2. Auditor General appeals suspension request

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/auditor-general-appeals-suspension-request

Today, the appeal of Republic Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides against Attorney General George Savvidis' request to suspend him for misconduct was lodged at the Registry of the Supreme Constitutional Court....

3. Power play unfolds as Auditor General faces dismissal petition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/power-play-unfolds-as-auditor-general-faces-dismissal-petition

In a tumultuous legal saga unfolding in Cyprus, Attorney General George Savvidis has filed a petition before the Supreme Constitutional Court seeking the dismissal of Auditor General Odysseus Michaelides, according to a report by Apostolos Tomaras in this Sunday's printed edition of Kathimerini....

4. Legal service petitions for Auditor General's dismissal (update)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-service-petitions-for-auditor-general-s-dismissal

Amid ongoing turmoil between the leadership of the Legal Service and Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides, a petition for Michaelides' dismissal has been filed with the Supreme Judicial Council. ...

5. Baltimore turns to container owners for ship salvage funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/baltimore-turns-to-container-owners-for-ship-salvage-funds

The owner and manager of the massive container ship that took down the Francis Scott Key Bridge last month should be held fully liable for the deadly collapse, according to court papers filed Monday on behalf of Baltimore’s mayor and city council....

6. Lawyers reveal source of €807,000 found in safe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyers-reveal-source-of-€807-000-found-in-safe

Lawyers representing two monks at the center of the scandal at the Monastery of Saint Avvakum have returned with a new letter, shedding light on the origin of the €807,000 found in a safe. ...

7. Canada turns down plea for apology to British abused kids

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/canada-turns-down-plea-for-apology-to-british-abused-kids

The Canadian government has turned down the latest plea for an apology to British children who endured abuse while in the country....

8. Akamas biodiversity under threat, EU commission acts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akamas-biodiversity-under-threat-eu-commission-acts

The European Parliament's Petitions Committee (PETI) remains vigilant regarding complaints about EU environmental legislation in Cyprus's Akamas region, following a recent debate in Brussels. ...

9. Global academics rally against India's Great Nicobar development project

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-academics-rally-against-india-s-great-nicobar-development-project

In a fervent plea echoing concerns of humanitarian and environmental repercussions, academics worldwide have implored India to halt a monumental development initiative on Great Nicobar Island....

10. Farmers rev up tractors in protest against EU agricultural policies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farmers-rev-up-tractors-in-protest-against-eu-agricultural-policies

In the third such demonstration within eight months, Cypriot farmers steered their tractors through city streets, protesting against what they perceive as the European Union's misguided policies in the common agricultural policy....

11. Women say 'NO' to more babies despite Chinese Government urges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/women-say-no-to-more-babies-despite-chinese-government-urges

Amid a national emergency, China's Communist Party strives to increase birth rates with incentives like cheaper housing and tax benefits....

12. Cyprus protests British Bases' role in Gaza conflict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-protests-british-bases-role-in-gaza-conflict

Hundreds of people gathered on Sunday morning outside the Akrotiri Base, in Limassol district, in Cyprus, with placards, flags and shouting slogans, protesting the involvement, as they say, of the British Bases in Cyprus in Israel's war in Gaza....

13. South Africa accuses Israel of genocide in urgent ICJ appeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/south-africa-accuses-israel-of-genocide-in-urgent-icj-appeal

South Africa has urgently petitioned the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to intervene and prevent potential genocide by Israel in Gaza, specifically calling for a cessation of combat operations. ...

14. Should tenants have a 'paw-sitive' right to pets?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/should-tenants-have-a-paw-sitive-right-to-pets

Is a tank full of snakes in a bedsit OK? Would three St Bernard dogs in a two-bedroom flat be too much?...

15. Songbird slaughter continues as gangs profit amid faltering enforcement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/songbird-slaughter-continues-as-gangs-profit-amid-faltering-enforcement

A conservation group in Cyprus said Wednesday that police have been lax in cracking down on criminal gangs that illegally trap migratory songbirds to supply restaurants, although the poaching has declined overall....

16. European Parliament clears the air on carry-on baggage fees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-parliament-clears-the-air-on-carry-on-baggage-fees

From now on, traveling by plane will be a different process for millions of passengers in Europe who wish to travel with carry-on baggage....

17. Popular decongestant ingredient ineffective, US FDA reveals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/popular-decongestant-ingredient-ineffective-us-fda-reveals

A key ingredient in well-known decongestant products like Sudafed PE and Benadryl Allergy Plus Congestion, phenylephrine, has been deemed ineffective when taken orally, according to a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panel. ...

18. Pyroi residents push for crossing point amid calls for unity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pyroi-residents-push-for-crossing-point-amid-calls-for-unity

Residents of the Turkish-occupied village of Pyroi in the Nicosia district have voiced their demand for a new crossing point, while the government indicates its endorsement for expanded communication between the island's divided communities. ...

19. Ex ‘superminister’ defends proposal after boat disaster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ex-‘superminister-defends-proposal-after-boat-disaster

A Cypriot former minister known for his tough stance on migration wants a yay or nay on his proposal where asylum applications could be filed abroad, a measure not supported by some capitals including Berlin, which may be having second thoughts in the aftermath of a boat disaster in Greece...

20. Greek islands grapple with doctor shortages as tourism takes priority

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-islands-grapple-with-doctor-shortages-as-tourism-takes-priority

Many Greek islands face severe shortages of doctors and nurses and attempts to solve the issue fall afoul of local economies and, in certain cases, government bureaucracy....

21. 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...

22. Strike: Trade unions call for COLA agreement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/strike-trade-unions-call-for-cola-agreement

Hundreds of workers gathered outside the Finance Ministry today calling for the full reinstatement of COLA (Cost of Living Allowance). ...

23. Anastasiades: 'No one can portray me as a corrupt person'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-no-one-can-portray-me-as-a-corrupt-person

It is not possible for anyone to make allegations that the President is involved in corrupt or even criminal acts without the matter being investigated by the appropriate authorities, said the President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades today....

24. November 24th: D-day for non-GESY doctors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/november-24th-d-day-for-non-gesy-doctors

The court's decision to deny the request for non-GESY doctors to continue providing services in GESY-affiliated private hospitals until the case is heard on the 24th of the month changes the facts....

25. US Embassy in Moscow tells citizens to leave immediately

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-embassy-in-moscow-tells-citizens-to-leave-immediately

The United States Embassy in Moscow has told all Americans left to leave immediately to avoid being conscripted into Vladimir Putin's mobilized army....

26. House prepares bill on petition signatures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-prepares-bill-on-petition-signatures

A House committee in the Republic of Cyprus is discussing the right for private citizens to solicit petition signatures for new legislation, but the initiative may be easier said than done in a small country where people complain about disenfranchisement on the one hand and populism on the other...

27. Caged animal farming must end in EU, European Commission says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/caged-animal-farming-must-end-in-eu-european-commission-says

The European Commission said on Wednesday it would propose legislation to phase out caged farming of animals, after a citizens’ petition calling for the ban gathered more than one million signatures....

28. European fruit contaminated with toxic pesticides

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-fruit-contaminated-with-toxic-pesticides

Shocking rise in toxic pesticides on European fruit, says study...

29. Cyprus awaits Brussels decision on golden passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-awaits-brussels-on-golden-passports

The President’s Cabinet in the Republic of Cyprus has approved at least 390 golden passport applications despite European warnings after the program was scrapped last year, with Interior Minister Nicos Nouris saying he has already explained the logic to the European Commission but hasn’t heard back yet...

30. Shocking details emerge after pushback in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shocking-details-emerge-after-pushback-in-cyprus

More shocking details have emerged about a Syrian refugee’s ordeal in Cyprus, with police saying they were unaware last month they were separating a pregnant woman from her family during a pushback while some members of a House committee told a different story...

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