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30 September, 2022
 

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1. 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....

2. Greece: Bishop says women who get raped 'want it'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-bishop-says-women-who-get-raped-want-it

An Orthodox bishop has been universally condemned for saying that women who are raped “want it.”...

3. Sleepy Greek port becomes US arms hub

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sleepy-greek-port-becomes-us-arms-hub

But the sleepy port of Alexandroupoli in northeastern Greece has taken on a central role in increasing the US military presence in Eastern Europe to contain Russian aggression. That flow has angered not only Russia but also neighboring Turkey, underlining how war in Ukraine is reshaping Europe’s economic and diplomatic relationships....

4. Abortion debate spills over into Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abortion-debate-spills-over-into-cyprus

Officials in the Republic of Cyprus say sexual and reproductive rights of women on the island are being trampled in the absence of clear protocols, with access to abortion and long-term contraception being put on the line in the southern part...

5. East-West orthodox split deepens in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/east-west-orthodox-split-deepens-in-cyprus

An interview with the Archbishop of Cyprus, who used unfavorable words for detractor bishops as well as the Patriarch of Moscow, is causing all sorts of reactions on the island where campaign drama is unfolding both in a highly contested presidential election and a looming replacement for head of church...

6. NYT: Deep in Vatican Archives, Scholar Discovers 'Flabbergasting' Secrets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nyt-deep-in-vatican-archives-scholar-discovers-flabbergasting-secrets

David Kertzer put down his cappuccino, put on his backpack, and went digging for more Vatican secrets....

7. Battlefield scenes as Cypriot farmers descend on capital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/battlefield-scenes-as-farmers-descend-on-capital

Sheep and goat farmers in Cyprus staged a demonstration outside the Presidential Palace in Nicosia on Wednesday, spilling milk and setting hay on fire while some protesters spoke out against any changes in halloumi legislation...

8. Op-ed: ESG, DEI and other acronyms and why we need to know about them IMHO*

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-esg-dei-and-other-acronyms-and-why-we-need-to-know-about-them-imho

Quite a few times I found myself receiving messages and having to pause and google search an acronym to understand its meaning. I’m sure I’m not alone, and it’s surely not just a Gen X symptom....

9. Op-ed: Abortions and the pendulum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-abortions-and-the-pendulum

A decision by the US Supreme Court to overturn the 1973 ruling that legalized abortion nationwide would resemble a historic turning point. The court’s rulings are usually an indication of how the country’s political pendulum swings;...

10. Patriarch protests to Ankara over DJ performance at Sumela monastery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/patriarch-protests-to-ankara-over-dj-performance-at-sumela-monastery

Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomaios has sent a complaint to Turkey’s Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy in the wake of footage showing a DJ playing electronic music at the historic Monastery of Panagia Soumela in the mountainous Trabzon region, known among Greeks as Trapezounta....

11. Cyprus’ Archbishop sends unvaxxed priests home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-archbishop-sends-unvaxxed-priests-home

Cyprus’ Archbishop announced over the weekend that he would send unvaccinated priests home on a mandatory leave of absence, saying they could face even tougher measures if they fail to obey their chief bishop...

12. 'Health care is a moral obligation': Pope Francis backs global Covid vaccination programmes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-care-is-a-moral-obligation-pope-francis-backs-global-covid-vaccination-programmes

Pope Francis declared today that getting vaccinated against the coronavirus is a 'moral obligation' and denounced how people had been swayed by 'baseless information' to refuse jabs....

13. Turkish convert to Orthodoxy caught Holy Cross in Istanbul

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-convert-to-orthodoxy-caught-holy-cross-in-istanbul

A Turkish citizen, who had been baptized Christian Orthodox, caught the Holy Cross in the waters of the Horned Gulf in Istanbul in a moving ceremony presided by the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to Bless the Waters of Fanari on the day of the Epiphany....

14. Man wanted for wishing death on politicians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-wanted-for-wishing-death-on-politicians

Cyprus Police are searching for a man who wished death on the interior minister and the wife and kids of another politician, with investigators handling the complaint as a high profile cyber stalking case...

15. Qatar seizes children’s toys that are 'un-Islamic'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/qatar-seizes-children-s-toys-that-are-un-islamic

Authorities in Qatar have seized a line of what they called 'un-Islamic' children's toys that feature rainbow patterns similar to LGBT flags....

16. Suspected motive in double murder draws skepticism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspected-motive-in-double-murder-draws-skepticism

A top criminologist in Cyprus says machismo and ethnicity were proximate causes in the double murder of two Russian women who had gone missing last month, but a suspected motive in the case has drawn public disbelief and some parliament members are calling for investigation into possible sex trafficking...

17. Joint action to defend and promote Democracy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/joint-action-to-defend-and-promote-democracy

Across the globe, democracy and human rights are increasingly under siege. Far from being an issue isolated to the “developing” world, democracies new and old are combatting existential crises of creeping authoritarianism, rising inequality, and malign influence both domestically and from abroad. ...

18. Pope's agenda for his scheduled visit to Cyprus announced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/popes-agenda

Government Spokesman Marios Pelekanos briefed the media today on the visit of Pope Francis to Cyprus at the Presidential Palace....

19. Averof: Irregular immigrants increase crime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/averof-irregular-immigrants-increase-crime

DISY President Averof Neophytou expressed his concern about the increase in crime due to immigration. ...

20. Cyprus dips toe into euthanasia debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-dips-toe-into-euthanasia-debate

Euthanasia in the Republic of Cyprus is forbidden by law but two women in parliament are more than ready to discuss the taboo of painless killing, a practice viewed by the Church as suicide or even murder...

21. Take to the skies again and travel like you've never done before

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/take-to-the-skies-again-and-travel-like-you-ve-never-done-before

Once again we're taking to the skies. Although traveling is definitely not the same as it used to be, what with all the restrictions, COVID test requirements and social distancing, we've found a way to keep calm and soldier on. ...

22. Erdogan calls on Greek Istanbulites to return

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-calls-on-greek-istanbulites-to-return

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and others that he welcomes the return of Istanbulite Greeks back to their ancestral homes...

23. SMS not needed for Holy Week churchgoers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sms-not-needed-for-holy-week-churchgoers

Eastern Orthodox churchgoers in the Republic of Cyprus no longer need to send an SMS before attending service during Holy Week, based on an FAQ issued by the government on Monday revising and clarifying the latest lockdown measures...

24. Lockdown begins amid legal challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lockdown-begins-amid-legal-challenges

The Republic of Cyprus entered a two-week lockdown on Monday, the start of the Holy Week for the Greek Orthodox community, with critics crying foul over some measures including proof of vaccination...

25. Gloves are off in EU-China relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gloves-are-off-in-eu-china-relations

The United States, the European Union, Britain and Canada imposed sanctions on Chinese officials on Monday for human rights abuses in Xinjiang, in the first such coordinated Western action against Beijing under new US President Joe Biden...

26. El Diablo denier criminally charged

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/el-diablo-denier-criminally-charged

A man is facing multiple charges including criminal trespassing after he was apprehended at the Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation (RIK) where he went to protest against Cyprus’ Eurovision song entry this year...

27. Cavusoglu says Turkey-EU in more ‘positive place,’ but chides Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-says-turkey-eu-in-more-‘positive-place-but-chides-greece

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said relations with the European Union are in a “more positive place” but continued to accuse Greece of raising obstacles to exploratory talks planned for later this month....

28. Turkey at focus of Lavrov visit to Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-at-focus-of-lavrov-visit-to-athens

The main conclusion drawn from Monday's visit by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov was the mutual recognition that Greece can play a special role in Russia’s relations with the European Union, but also that Athens expects some support for its positions on maritime zones, while at the same time acknowledging the complicated relations between Moscow and Ankara....

29. Greek-Turkish ties come under strain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-turkish-ties-come-under-strain

The already tense relationship between Greece and Turkey has been strained further in the wake of Ankara’s leaking of a supposedly secret meeting between Greek, Turkish and German officials following Turkey’s controversial decision to convert Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia into a mosque and amid an increasingly aggressive Turkish stance in the East Mediterranean. The already tense relationship between Greece and Turkey has been strained further in the wake of Ankara’s leaking of a supposedly secret meeting between Greek, Turkish and German officials following Turkey’s controversial decision to convert Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia into a mosque and amid an increasingly aggressive Turkish stance in the East Mediterranean. ...

30. Presidents of Cyprus, Greece discuss escalating Turkish provocations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidents-of-cyprus-greece-discuss-escalating-turkish-provocations

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Greece’s President Katerina Sakellaropoulou held their first meeting in Athens on Tuesday, focusing the discussion on Turkey’s actions in the region and the close ties between the two countries....

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