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03 December, 2022
 

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1. 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....

2. Gorbachev, who steered Soviet breakup, dead at 91

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gorbachev-who-steered-soviet-breakup-dead-at-91

Mikhail Gorbachev, who set out to revitalize the Soviet Union but ended up unleashing forces that led to the collapse of communism, the breakup of the state and the end of the Cold War, died Tuesday. The last Soviet leader was 91...

3. Turkey must behave as a NATO ally

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-turkey-must-behave-as-a-nato-ally

Senator Bob Menendez, chair of the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, calls for more steps to deepen the multidimensional relationship between Greece and the US, from defense and security to emerging technologies, the digital economy, the maritime industry and commercial shipping....

4. Cyprus protected by UN and EU resolutions against Turkish political aspirations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-protected-by-un-and-eu-resolutions-against-turkish-political-aspirations

As long as the Republic of Cyprus is shielded by the resolutions of the United Nations and the decisions of the European Union, Turkey's goal for full political control of the island will never be achieved,...

5. 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...

6. Cyprus objects to airport designation in Turkish-occupied north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-objects-to-airport-designation-in-turkish-occupied-north

Cyprus will lodge a complaint with the United Nations over Turkey’s new financial assistance deal with breakaway Turkish Cypriots that demonstrates Ankara’s “complete control” over them, the president of the ethnically divided island nation said Monday....

7. Op-ed: The handmaidens of the right

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-handmaidens-of-the-right

It was the decade of the 70s when my friend Katerina and I were students at Pierce College in Athens. With our group of friends we spent happy, carefree days exploring the old city, its galleries and parks, its nightspots and museums....

8. Greek Cypriots honor EOKA boy’s sacrifice

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-honor-eoka-boy-s-sacrifice

A Greek Cypriot boy who was shot and killed during a protest in 1955 was given a hero’s burial over the weekend, decades following a fight against Britain and an ethnic struggle for union with Greece...

9. Police probe family ties in double murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-probe-family-ties-in-double-murder

Police have arrested a third suspect in the double murder of two Russian women in Cyprus, where investigators are said to be relying on witness statements and phone data to crack the crack the case...

10. Anastasiades meets Elpidophoros after Tweet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-meets-elpidophoros-after-tweet

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades reversed an earlier decision and finally met with Archbishop Elpidophoros in New York, after the head of the Greek Orthodox Church in America had issued a statement on Twitter calling for unity...

11. Elpidophoros clears up Turkish House incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elpidophoros-clears-up-turkish-house-incident

Archbishop Elpidophoros says he is 'sincerely sorry' for pain he may have caused to Cypriot and Greek Americans by attending the opening of a Turkish House in New York City, while pointing out he has always sought 'honest and courageous' dialogue for peace and religious freedom...

12. Case against artist George Gabriel dropped

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/case-against-artist-george-gabriel-dropped

The Cabinet today authorized the Minister of Education to call on the Attorney General to drop disciplinary proceedings against George Gabriel....

13. Court battles brewing over COVID measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/court-battles-brewing-over-covid-measures

Over a hundred complaints and counting are waiting to be heard in Cypriot courts against the government and members of its coronavirus task force, with legality issues being raised over pandemic measures including Safe Pass...

14. Education ministry launches disciplinary probe against artist-headmaster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/education-ministry-launches-disciplinary-probe-against-artist-headmaster

The health ministry announced on Wednesday that it will be launching a disciplinary investigation against a public school headmaster, whose artwork, which he uploaded onto his personal Facebook profile, came to the attention of local social media users in recent days, drawing mixed reactions....

15. Student’s letter causes media storm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/student-s-letter-causes-media-storm

A student in Nicosia is taking social media by storm, after she wrote a letter criticizing school prayer and how religion is being taught in state schools in the Republic of Cyprus...

16. Hijab and kosher end up in report on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hijab-and-kosher-end-up-in-report-on-cyprus

A State Department report has called out Cyprus on matters of religious freedom, following a number of stories in the media including the right to wear hijab in school, kosher laws, and access to religious sites...

17. Greek PM says Greece ready for any challenge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-says-greece-ready-for-any-challenge

Amid renewed tensions with Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis stressed on Wednesday that Greece “will face all challenges with consistency, stability, confidence and always with a commitment to international law, as it always does.”...

18. The four phases of Cyprus' lockdown exit roadmap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-four-phases-of-cyprus-lockdown-exit-roadmap

The Health Minister on Thursday gave a detailed overview of the four phases of Cyprus’ lockdown exit roadmap, which will be subject to adjustments based on how well the island responds to the gradual easing of restrictions....

19. Cyprus announces 'timid first steps' in easing restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-announces-timid-first-steps-in-easing-restrictions

In a televised national address on Wednesday night, President Nicos Anastasiades presented the detailed plan of the first two phases of Cyprus’ lockdown exit plan, with the first phase, which will see a timid resumption of the economy and a small loosening of restrictions on individual freedoms, set to begin on May 4....

20. Lockdown weighs heavily on Orthodox Christians during Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lockdown-weighs-heavily-on-orthodox-christians-during-easter

21. President: mistakes, complacency over Easter will mean restrictions drag on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-mistakes-complacency-over-easter-will-mean-restrictions-drag-on

Addressing the nation anew on Thursday, President Nicos Anastasiades said that this weekend, which marks the Greek Orthodox Easter, will test the island’s population but stressed the need for absolute compliance with restriction measures so that it can remain feasible to begin a gradual lifting of the measures as soon as possible....

22. School principal probed after hijab incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/school-principal-probed-after-hijab-incident

A high school principal in Nicosia is facing a disciplinary probe after he reportedly expelled a female student for wearing a hijab...

23. US backs Ukrainian Church bid for autocephaly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-backs-ukrainian-church-bid-for-autocephaly

The United States expressed its support on Wednesday for a recent decision by Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomaios to grant autocephaly to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church....

24. US-Turkish tensions add to regional risk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-turkish-tensions-add-to-regional-risk

US-Turkish relations have never been easy to manage. But the current standoff between Washington and Ankara is striking, even by the standards of an historically difficult relationship....

25. Celebrating Israel’s 70th Independence Day in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/celebrating-israel-s-70th-independence-day-in-cyprus

The significant natural gas reserves in the Eastern Mediterranean offer much potential for joint ventures and commercial growth...

26. Saudi women get behind the wheel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/saudi-women-get-behind-the-wheel

Saudi King Salman is ending a conservative tradition banning female drivers, a change coming June 2018 seen as a step towards personal freedom for women in the kingdom. ...

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