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1. China eases its zero-covid policy amid protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-eases-its-zero-covid-policy-amid-protests

People in China with mild or asymptomatic coronavirus cases will be allowed to isolate at home, health officials said Wednesday, in a major step away from a strict “zero-Covid” strategy that has constrained daily life for almost three years and recently set off rare nationwide protests....

2. Indonesia: Unmarried couples could face jail time for having sex

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/indonesia-unmarried-couples-could-face-jail-time-for-having-sex

The Indonesian parliament has unanimously approved strict new laws that will criminalize sex outside of marriage....

3. Did Iran just abolish the morailty police?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/did-iran-just-abolish-the-morailty-police

Both Iranian state media and anti-government protesters downplayed statements by an Iranian judicial official that the "morality police" had been abolished on Sunday....

4. Chinese Grand Prix cancelled due to covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-grand-prix-cancelled-due-to-covid

The Chinese Grand Prix that was due to take place next year has been canceled. Formula 1 said the Shanghai event set for 16 April would not happen "due to ongoing difficulties presented by the COVID-19 situation"....

5. 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....

6. COVID protests spreading across China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-protests-spreading-across-china

From Shanghai to Beijing, protests have erupted across China in a rare show of dissent against the ruling Communist Party sparked by anger over the country’s increasingly costly zero-Covid policy....

7. Apple supplier apologizes, offers $1400 payout to quell protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/apple-supplier-apologizes-offers-$1400-payout-to-quell-protests

Apple’s manufacturing partner Foxconn has offered payouts of Rmb10,000 ($1,400) to newly recruited staff who elect to leave the iPhone factory and vowed to honour pay agreements, in an attempt to quell unrest after workers violently clashed with police....

8. Iran: Rape used as a means to quell protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-rape-used-as-a-means-to-quell-protests

Rape is being used systematically by Iranian security forces to deal with the now three-month-old protests against Tehran's regime, with women leading the charge, according to a detailed CNN report that includes facts and testimony....

9. Student demonstrators call for reunification (images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/student-demonstrators-call-for-reunification-images

Students marched on Tuesday in Nicosia and other government-controlled areas of Cyprus, in protest of the unilateral declaration of the illegal Turkish Cypriot regime. ...

10. Thirty-nine years since the illegal declaration of the pseudo-state

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thirty-nine-years-since-the-illegal-declaration-of-the-pseudo-state

Today marks 39 years since the illegal declaration of the pseudo-state in the occupied territories of the Republic of Cyprus....

11. Eliades: 'Cyprus a haven for every kind of illegal activity' thanks to government

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eliades-cyprus-a-haven-for-every-kind-of-illegal-activity-thanks-to-government

The preliminary findings of the report issued by the PEGA investigation committee, the works carried out at the Limassol Municipal Garden, and the delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zones between Cyprus and Greece were the subject of press releases issued by presidential candidates on Wednesday....

12. Iranian protesters look to outside world for help

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iranian-protesters-look-to-outside-world-for-help

The anti-government protests sweeping Iran are now in their eighth week, with no sign of ending, despite a bloody crackdown. The rest of the world has watched with alarm, with some countries taking steps in support of the protests....

13. Iranian police beat a teen girl to death after she tore Khomeini's photo - report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iranian-police-beat-a-teen-girl-to-death-after-she-tore-khomeini-s-photo-report

An Iranian girl in middle school was beaten to death after police officers found a torn-up photo of former Iranian Supreme Leader Ruhollah Khomeini in one of her schoolbooks, a local news outlet in the Sistan and Baluchestan Province Haalvsh reported on Sunday night....

14. 1,000 people indicted in Iran over protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-000-people-indicted-in-iran-over-protests

Iran's hardline judiciary will hold public trials of about 1,000 people indicted over unrest in Tehran, a semi-official news agency said on Monday, intensifying efforts to crush weeks of protests ignited by Mahsa Amini's death in police custody....

15. 'Woman, life, freedom!’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-‘woman-life-freedom

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi claims that people in his country have freedom of expression. He also branded the protests that have broken out there as unacceptable “acts of chaos,” which is why the army is getting ready to intervene, certainly multiplying the number of casualties when it does: to defend freedom of expression....

16. 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....

17. Iran: Protests continue for 10th night, at least 41 dead

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-protests-continue-for-10th-night-at-least-41-dead

Iranians have taken to the streets for a 10th consecutive night to protest against the death of Mahsa Amini in defiance of a warning from the judiciary....

18. Protests outside Iranian embassy in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protests-outside-iranian-embassy-in-nicosia

Dozens of citizens gathered at noon on Sunday outside the Iranian embassy, ​​in Nicosia, following the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, in order to express their support and solidarity with the women of Iran....

19. Gunman opens fire at a recruitment center in the Irkutsk region in Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gunman-opens-fire-at-a-recruitment-center-in-the-irkutsk-region-in-russia

An armed man was taken into custody after he opened fire at a recruitment center in Russia's Irkutsk region, the governor of the area has said....

20. Iran: Pro-regime marchers calling for execution of protesters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-pro-regime-marchers-calling-for-execution-of-protesters

State-organized demonstrations took place in several Iranian cities on Friday to counter anti-government protests triggered by the death of a woman in police custody, with some marchers calling for the execution of rioters....

21. CNN journalist cancels interview with Iranian president when asked to wear headscarf

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cnn-journalist-cancels-interview-with-iranian-president-when-asked-to-wear-headscarf

CNN's Christiane Amanpour canceled an interview with the Iranian president after he asked her to wear a headscarf amid the civil unrest in Tehran....

22. Will the riots in Iran be the catalyst for an uprising?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/will-the-riots-in-iran-be-the-catalyst-for-an-uprising

Riots erupted during the funeral of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in Iran. Amini died under dubious circumstances last Friday after being arrested by the country's morality police....

23. Iran: Massive protests continue after the death of Mahsa Amini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-massive-protests-continue-after-the-death-of-mahsa-amini

Surrounded by a crowd chanting slogans, a woman picks up a pair of scissors and cuts off her ponytail, revealing her head. In a sea of people, many of them men, neither a hijab nor a headscarf is visible....

24. Compensation to be doled out to Akamas property owners

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/compensation-to-be-doled-out-to-akamas-property-owners

Minister of Agriculture, Costas Kadis, said on Wednesday that the government will announce compensatory measures for property owners in the Akamas peninsula, who will be affected by a local plan to protect the environment....

25. FM: Parallels between Cyprus and Ukraine must be recognized

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fm-parallels-between-cyprus-and-ukraine-must-be-recognized

It is time that the parallels drawn between the problems of Cyprus and Ukraine are brought back to the attention of the international community and to what happened back in 1974 and still continues to this day after 48 years, Minister of Foreign Affairs Ioannis Kasoulides has said....

26. Holy Synod protests over baptism of gay couple’s children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/holy-synod-protests-over-baptism-of-gay-couple-s-children

The Holy Synod of Greece’s Orthodox Church unanimously voted on Monday to send a letter of protest to Archbishop of America Elpidophoros over his decision to baptize the twin children of a same-sex couple in the Athens suburb of Glyfada last week....

27. Sri Lankan president flees country amid devastating economic crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sri-lankan-president-flees-country-amid-devastating-economic-crisis

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa fled the country on Wednesday and hundreds of protesters stormed the prime minister's office demanding his ouster, as a people's uprising over a devastating economic crisis overwhelmed security forces....

28. ER doctor gets suspended sentence in boy’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/er-doctor-gets-suspended-sentence-in-boy-s-death

An ER doctor in Larnaca received a suspended sentence on Friday for the death of a young student, whose fatal head injury during gym class had gone unnoticed after an X-Ray at the hospital...

29. Protests erupt after potential US Supreme Court move to overturn abortion rights ruling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protests-erupt-after-potential-us-supreme-court-move-to-overturn-abortion-rights-ruling

Anti-abortion activists and pro-abortion rights supporters took to the streets of Washington on Tuesday after news that the U.S. Supreme Court may overturn the 1973 Roe v Wade ruling that legalized abortion....

30. Pelted Russian convoy video in Limassol goes viral

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pelted-russian-convoy-in-limassol-goes-viral

Cyprus Police say no complaint was filed regarding a video from Limassol that went viral this week, showing cars with Russian flags being pelted with heavy items at the southern town's seafront...

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