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1. Government halts Syrian asylum reviews amid tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/government-halts-syrian-asylum-reviews-amid-tensions

As tensions escalated in Lebanon and refugee boats continued to arrive in Cyprus, the President of the Republic made a significant......

2. Greek Cypriots and foreigners clash in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-and-foreigners-clash-in-paphos

Violent clashes erupted Monday night in the Paphos District of Cyprus between Greek Cypriots and foreigners, with video footage capturing the chaotic scenes, including individuals brandishing offensive weapons....

3. Blurred lines between the church, state, and scandal in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-blurred-lines-between-the-church-state-and-scandal-in-cyprus

Last week, amid the shadow of scandals in the Church, ELAM President Christos Christou ensured to provide full coverage to Metropolitan Isaias, ...

4. The controversy over the ''homophobic'' school video and societal issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-controversy-over-the-homophobic-school-video-and-societal-issues

In Cyprus, a heated debate has ensued over a school video labeled as homophobic. Despite the Minister of Education asserting no wrongdoing, tensions escalated on social media and in Parliament...

5. EU Council's ''historic'' decision to benefit Ukraine, Moldova, and Georgia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-council-s-historic-decision-to-benefit-ukraine-moldova-and-georgia

Without agreement on the European budget, the first day of the European Council meeting was concluded at 2.30 Brussels time (3.30 a.m. on Friday), as no "common ground" was found on the revision of the budget (2021-2027), due to lack of unanimity....

6. Royal identity exposed in Sussex racism scandal book

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/royal-identity-exposed-in-sussex-racism-scandal-book

The Dutch release of "Endgame" by Omid Scobie faced an abrupt removal from bookshelves due to a critical detail not found in any other edition....

7. The rising tide of nationalism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-rising-tide-of-nationalism

The Netherlands and Argentina represent two additional victories in the surge of populism and nationalism that the world has witnessed over the past decade....

8. Holocaust memorials under attack amidst German far-right rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/holocaust-memorials-under-attack-amidst-german-far-right-rise

Surveys show that hardcore political beliefs are spreading beyond traditionally right-wing demographic groups....

9. Cyprus admits failures in immigration crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-admits-failures-in-immigration-crisis

Those who followed the fascist incidents in Chloraka and Limassol were provoked, not just by the lack of a plan to handle this major crisis....

10. Confronting racism and the far-right threat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/confronting-racism-and-the-far-right-threat

The awful attacks on migrants, refugees, and others in Chloraka and Limassol were not sudden but rather a predictable continuation of a long-standing problem....

11. Cyprus universities under fire for failing to denounce extremist violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-universities-under-fire-for-failing-to-denounce-extremist-violence

After the troubling events in Chlorakas and Limassol, where right-wing extremists carried out violent acts, have you heard any teachers' unions speak out against these incidents?...

12. Limassol riot sparks outrage as 13 suspects face scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-riot-sparks-outrage-as-13-suspects-face-scrutiny

In the wake of racially charged riots that roiled the coastal city of Limassol last week, significant developments in the legal proceedings have underscored the gravity of the situation....

13. Chlorakas Council concerned over young jihadists infiltrating Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chlorakas-council-concerned-over-young-jihadists-infiltrating-paphos

In a recent letter addressed to the chairman and members of the House Standing Committee on Internal Affairs, the Chlorakas Community Council voiced concerns about the alleged influx of young jihadists in the Pafos area....

14. AKEL leads protest against far-right extremism in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akel-leads-protest-against-far-right-extremism-in-limassol

Following the recent events in Limassol on September 1st, AKEL organized a protest in the city center with the theme "No Tolerance for the Far Right." ...

15. Chlorakas attack highlights growing racial tensions in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/chlorakas-attack-highlights-growing-racial-tensions-in-cyprus

The violent attack on Syrian residents in Chloraka last Sunday during a community demonstration related to the refugee-migration issue represents a failure on multiple fronts....

16. Academics weigh in on Chlorakas' violent turn

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/academics-weigh-in-on-chlorakas-violent-turn

Academics from the fields of psychology and political science are presenting an interpretation of recent events in Chloraka. The events involved a protest march by local residents over the migration issue, which took a dramatic turn with incidents of beatings, property destruction, and individual arrests. ...

17. Wildfires ignite political backlash amidst growing anger

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-wildfires

As thick black smoke filled the Athenian sky and blazes consumed homes in the suburbs, a political firestorm broke out among Greek politicians Wednesday....

18. Media's impact in Cyprus crisis: Fanning flames or offering relief?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/media-s-impact-in-cyprus-crisis-fanning-flames-or-offering-relief

A series of events in recent days, from Chloraka to Apostolos Andreas and then to Pyla, along with the disputes on social media about what is happening or not, remind us more than ever of the need for serious media that don't simply adopt official statements and don't stay on the surface of things, in the emotional and political stereotypes. ...

19. House Speaker tells college grads Cyprus needs them

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-speaker-tells-college-grads-cyprus-needs-them

The brain drain in Cyprus may not be as threatening as that of other countries, but it is still a concern, the President of the House of Representatives Annita Demetriou said on Tuesday evening, addressing the graduation ceremony of the Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences of the University of Cyprus...

20. Minister and Council president advocate for holistic sex ed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-and-council-president-advocate-for-holistic-sex-ed

Minister Athena Michaelidou and Anastasia Papadopoulou, President of the "Voice" Council, joined forces today at the Ministry of Education, Sports, and Youth to deliver a joint press conference on the topic of sexual education for students. The purpose of the conference was to emphasize the significance of implementing comprehensive sexual education in schools....

21. The shocking face of violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-shocking-face-of-violence

In Cyprus, we have witnessed the rapid dissemination, facilitated by the prevalence of audiovisual content on social media platforms, of two videos that expose the brutal and shocking nature of violence. ...

22. Racial undertones uncertain in Ayia Napa brutal assault

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/racial-undertones-uncertain-in-ayia-napa-brutal-assault

A Turkish Cypriot woman, who was brutally assaulted over the weekend during an escalated altercation with Greek Cypriot men in Ayia Napa, says she is shocked but hopes there will be no worsening of relations between the two communities over the incident...

23. Blackamoor reference gets lawmaker in trouble

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blackamoor-reference-gets-lawmaker-in-trouble

Cypriot lawmakers are crying foul over a social media post by a controversial colleague after his comment about a female pro-LGBTQI parliamentarian with a reference to 'three black men' was described as 'vulgar' and 'racist'...

24. Larnaca man sentenced for assaulting woman holding infant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-man-sentenced-for-assaulting-woman-holding-infant

In a recent ruling, the Larnaca District Court sentenced a 44-year-old man to eight months in jail for assaulting a 29-year-old woman from Congo who was holding her infant last July....

25. US report on Cyprus notes rise of antisemitism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-report-on-cyprus-notes-rise-of-antisemitism

A US report on Cyprus highlights significant human rights issues including reports of abuse and harsh conditions in detention centers for asylum seekers...

26. Hate speech rampant in Cyprus despite progress

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hate-speech-rampant-in-cyprus-despite-progress

Hate speech affecting several groups remains widespread in the Cypriot public discourse, the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) said on Tuesday in a report on Cyprus. ...

27. Hooded men break up LGBTQ meeting in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hooded-men-break-up-lgbtq-meeting-in-limassol

A group of hooded men stormed an LGBTQ event at the Cyprus University of Technology on Wednesday, yelling anti-gay slurs, assaulting participants, and discharging a fire extinguisher towards them, with police saying they were investigating a hate crime...

28. Syrian dad regrets tough stance on daughter’s hijab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-dad-regrets-tough-stance-on-daughter-s-hijab

A judge in Limassol has sentenced a man from Syria and his wife on assault and psychological violence, following a complaint filed by their daughter who broke the family’s hijab wearing rules...

29. First group of asylum seekers relocated to Germany from Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-group-of-asylum-seekers-relocated-to-germany-from-cyprus

Repatriation flights from Cyprus to Germany and France began at the end of December as part of the EU's support policy for Nicosia in the refugee crisis. ...

30. 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....

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