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31. Euthanasia: Six out of ten surveyed in Cyprus agree with legalization

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/euthanasia-six-out-of-ten-surveyed-in-cyprus-agree-with-legalization

The issue of euthanasia and the need for information and social dialogue in Cyprus were discussed on Monday at a meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights....

32. WHO: Covid led to 15 million deaths globally, not the 5 million reported

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-covid-led-to-15-million-deaths-globally-not-the-5-million-reported

Almost three times as many people have died as a result of Covid-19 as official data show, according to a new World Health Organization (WHO) report, the most comprehensive look at the true global toll of the pandemic so far....

33. Turn seawater into drinking water with the push of a button

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/turn-seawater-into-drinking-water-with-the-push-of-a-button

MIT researchers have developed a portable desalination unit, weighing less than 10 kilograms, that can remove particles and salts to generate drinking water....

34. Plastic waste could be a thing of the past thanks to a new enzyme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plastic-waste-could-be-a-thing-of-the-past-thanks-to-a-new-enzyme

Plastic waste dumped in landfills could be cleared sooner than expected after engineers developed an enzyme that can break it down in just a few hours....

35. Putin and Parkinson's: What do experts say?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-and-parkinson-s-what-do-experts-say

From US Senator Marco Rubio to political science university professors to the UK tabloids, many people appear to have an intimate understanding of Russian President Vladimir Putin's health....

36. UNIC Pharmacy Student Selected for Prestigious Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/unic-pharmacy-student-selected-for-prestigious-lindau-nobel-laureate-meeting

Mr. Angelos Odyseakis, a University of Nicosia fourth-year Pharmacy student, has been selected to participate in the upcoming 71st Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting dedicated to Chemistry, joining a select cohort of 600 young scientists from around the world that will engage with more than 30 Nobel Laureates....

37. No more masks outdoors and an end to Safe Pass

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-more-masks-outdoors-and-an-end-to-safe-pass

The Cabinet of Ministers adjourned at noon today, but not before approving a set of new relaxed covid measures put forth by the Scientific Advisory Committee after yesterday's assessment and meeting with the Minister of Health Michalis Hadjipandelas....

38. The American University of Beirut will open its doors next year in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-american-university-of-beirut-will-open-its-doors-next-year-in-paphos

The American University of Beirut is officially opening its doors beginning next year with a campus in Paphos, according to Paphos Mayor Phedonas Phedonos....

39. President: 'Deputy Ministry of Culture is an important step for a complete cultural policy'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-deputy-ministry-of-culture-is-an-important-step-for-a-complete-cultural-policy

The creation of a Deputy Ministry of Culture is an important step in the right direction for a complete, integrated cultural policy in Cyprus, said President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades....

40. Oscars: The slap heard round the world (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/oscars-the-slap-heard-round-the-world-video

This year's Oscars was not the same old boring 3-hour show we've all come to know and expect. No one, not even the actors, could have expected the shocking actions of Will Smith late into the show....

41. COVID face masks are a ticking plastic bomb

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/covid-face-masks-are-a-ticking-plastic-bomb

Every minute of the day we throw away 3 million face masks. Many end up as potentially toxic micro- and nanoplastic or carriers for other toxicants in the environment, researchers warn....

42. Consulco hosted the digital event ''UK Economy and Real Estate Outlook''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/consulco-hosted-the-digital-event-uk-economy-and-real-estate-outlook

Consulco has successfully hosted the UK Economy and Real Estate Outlook event, along with four leading organization that have provided insights on the pressures the UK is facing today and their impact on key property markets. ...

43. Sergei Guriev: Ukraine was a ‘major miscalculation’ by Putin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sergei-guriev-ukraine-was-a-‘major-miscalculation-by-putin

What Russian President Vladimir Putin was hoping to accomplish by invading Ukraine on February 24 was “another Crimea effect (in 2014 his approval rating grew from 60 to 90%),”...

44. Professor Emilianides elected to Conciliation and Good Offices Commission

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/professor-emilianides-elected-to-conciliation-and-good-offices-commission

Prof. Achilles C. Emilianides, advocate, Dean of the School of Law of the University of Nicosia, and General-Secretary of the Cyprus Academy of Sciences, Letters, and Arts, was elected as a member of the Conciliation and Good Offices Commission (‘Commission’) by the General Conference of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (‘UNESCO’) during its 41st session. The election was officially announced in March 2022. ...

45. NEOLAiA European University Alliance – Governing Board Meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/neolaia-european-university-alliance-–-governing-board-meeting

The Governing Board of the NEOLAiA European University Alliance met online on Thursday, 10 March 2022 and reiterated its full commitment in building a strong European University of the Future. ...

46. New cancer therapy completely destroys advanced ovarian and colorectal tumors in 6 days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-cancer-therapy-completely-destroys-advanced-ovarian-and-colorectal-tumors-in-6-days

A new cancer therapy has completely destroyed advanced ovarian and bowel tumors in just six days....

47. Now you can learn how to paint an icon, weave a basket or make halloumi for free!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/now-you-can-learn-how-to-paint-an-icon-weave-a-basket-or-make-halloumi-for-free

The Deputy Ministry of Tourism has announced a plan to offer people the opportunity to participate in workshops promoting crafts that are part of the country’s Intangible Cultural Heritage....

48. Anastasiades travels to Dubai to attend 'Expo 2020'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-travels-to-dubai-to-attend-expo-2020

Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, travels to Dubai today accompanied by a large delegation for meetings and consultations aiming to strengthen bilateral cooperation between Cyprus and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). He will also visit Cyprus` kiosk at EXPO 2020, one of the biggest world exhibitions....

49. Who is Dr. Robert Malone and what is the controversy surrounding his statements on mRNA vaccines?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-is-dr-robert-malone-and-what-is-the-controversy-surrounding-his-statements-on-mrna-vaccines

Robert Malone, the self-proclaimed inventor of mRNA vaccines and a skeptic of the COVID-19 vaccines that use mRNA technology, has skyrocketed to celebrity status in recent months....

50. Cypriot scientist goes deep after fireball video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-scientist-goes-deep-after-fireball-video

A bright object seen streaking over the night sky in Paphos over the weekend drew dozens of comments on social media, with the country’s space club looking at the fireball as an opportunity to get folks excited about space but also authorities to be better prepared ahead of increased solar activity...

51. 'CBMs not proposed to deceive the Turkish Cypriots'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cbms-not-proposed-to-deceive-the-turkish-cypriots

Substantial confidence-building measures (CBMs) are not made to deceive the Turkish Cypriots, President Anastasiades said Sunday, responding to statements made by the Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar....

52. Cyprus and USA sign Science and Technology Cooperation Agreement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-usa-sign-science-and-technology-cooperation-agreement

Deputy Minister of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy Kyriacos Kokkinos and US Ambassador to Cyprus Judith Garber signed on Friday a Cooperation Agreement on Science and Technology between Cyprus and the United States, on the occasion of the International Women and Girls in Science Day....

53. Op-ed: The far-reaching benefits of mRNA technology

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-far-reaching-benefits-of-mrna-technology

The mRNA platform is a tantalizingly simple and transformative technology, scaling the scope of targeting diseases in ways that were previously unimaginable....

54. Scientists no longer dismissive of Deltacron

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scientists-no-longer-dismissive-of-deltacron

Scientists are no longer dismissive of Deltacron, a merger of two coronavirus variants first pointed out by a Cypriot scientist, with British media reporting on a strain that appears after all to have evolved in someone who caught both at the same time...

55. Blinken expresses resolute support for a federal Cyprus settlement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blinken-expresses-resolute-support-for-a-federal-cyprus-settlement

The United States remains resolute in its support of a bi-zonal, bi-communal federation in Cyprus and will continue to work in that direction US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Tuesday while welcoming Cyprus’ Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides in Washington....

56. Pandemic to ‘spell end of tax privileges for billionaires’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/pandemic-to-‘spell-end-of-tax-privileges-for-billionaires

Thomas Piketty is one of the most famous economists in the world. His weighty tomes on inequality and its dangerous consequences for global capitalism have been widely praised by other stars of the dismal science, like Paul Krugman and Robert Solow. ...

57. 'US position on EastMed project has no political aspect', -Erika Olsen [VIDEO]

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-position-on-eastmed-project-has-no-political-aspect-erika-olsen-video

US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Erika Olson, has told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA) that there is no political aspect in the US position on the EastMed pipeline project, adding that her country favors projects that will enable the clean energy transition and connect energy markets in the Eastern Mediterranean....

58. Cypriot court says unvax ban serves common good

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-court-says-unvax-ban-serves-common-good

Α Nicosia district judge sided with the government on banning unvaccinated persons in restricted venues, saying the decision was for the common good and based on science...

59. Germany: Student opens fire with a rifle in German lecture hall before killing himself

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-student-opens-fire-with-a-rifle-in-german-lecture-hall-before-killing-himself

A student today opened fire during a lecture at a German university, injuring four people, before killing himself....

60. Inequalities between women and men more profound two years into life with Covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-inequalities-between-women-and-men-more-profound-two-years-into-life-with-covid

What is very apparent is that women have kept our societies functioning during the pandemic, beyond what they always did, with very little social recognition, appreciation and support;...

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