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1. Republicans question Kamala Harris’ readiness as Democratic Nominee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/republicans-question-kamala-harris-readiness-as-democratic-nominee

With President Joe Biden withdrawing from the 2024 presidential race, leading Republican lawmakers are intensifying calls for his resignation, arguing that if Biden is deemed unfit to run, he should not remain in office....

2. City council revokes honorary title for US Senator Robert Menendez

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/city-council-revokes-honorary-title-for-us-senator-robert-menendez

The Paphos City Council has revoked the decision to award U.S. Senator Robert Menendez the title of Honorary Citizen of Paphos and the Golden Key of the City....

3. Senator Menendez convicted on bribery charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senator-menendez-convicted-on-bribery-charges

Democratic Senator Bob Menendez of New Jersey has been convicted on multiple counts of bribery following a nine-week trial, a verdict that could potentially send him to prison for years. ...

4. Trump chooses JD Vance as Vice President for 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-chooses-jd-vance-as-vice-president-for-2024

Donald Trump announced Sen. JD Vance of Ohio as his vice-presidential running mate on Monday, marking the start of the Republican National Convention....

5. Kombos bolsters US relations while paving the path for Cyprus' future

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kombos-bolsters-us-relations-while-paving-the-path-for-cyprus-future

Foreign Minister Constantinos Kombos is currently on a diplomatic tour across three American states: Washington, New York, and Chicago. His agenda is packed with crucial meetings aimed at strengthening bilateral relations between the US and Cyprus,...

6. Foreign Minister begins US diplomatic blitz

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-minister-begins-diplomatic-blitz-in-the-us

Cyprus Minister of Foreign Affairs, Constantinos Kombos, embarks on a significant working visit to the United States, starting with engagements in Washington, New York, and Chicago....

7. Climate action

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Wopke Hoekstra has been the European Commissioner for Climate Action since 9 October 2023. Before assuming office in Brussels, he held various political positions in the Netherlands and worked in the private sector. ...

8. Biden approves over $1 billion in arms for Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-approves-over-$1-billion-in-arms-for-israel

The Biden administration has told key lawmakers it would send more than $1 billion in additional arms and ammunition to Israel......

9. No jurors chosen yet in senator Menendez’s corruption trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-jurors-chosen-yet-in-senator-menendez-s-corruption-trial

Jury selection began in the corruption trial of U.S. Senator Robert Menendez on Monday, with a judge excusing dozens of prospective jurors in a case that could affect the Democrat's political future and the makeup of the U.S. Senate....

10. Senate approves $95 billion war aid package for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senate-approves-$95-billion-war-aid-package-for-ukraine-israel-and-taiwan

The Senate has passed $95bn (£76.2bn) in war aid to Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan after months of delays and rows - with Joe Biden set to sign the legislation later....

11. Bob Menendez to implicate his wife in May corruption trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bob-menendez-to-implicate-his-wife-in-may-corruption-trial

In a case unsealed Tuesday, court papers suggest that Sen. Bob Menendez may seek exoneration at his May bribery trial by implicating his wife, according to CNN, ...

12. Another whistleblower sparks concerns over Boeing 787 Dreamliner safety

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-whistleblower-sparks-concerns-over-boeing-787-dreamliner-safety

According to the Washington Post, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is delving into fresh claims by a long-serving Boeing engineer asserting that sections of fuselages on the company's 787 Dreamliner planes have been improperly fastened together....

13. USA: 'No evidence of genocide by Israel in Gaza'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-no-evidence-of-genocide-by-israel-in-gaza

The United States does not have evidence that Israel is committing genocide in Gaza as it carries out its war against Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin told a Senate hearing on Tuesday....

14. Turkish Official under fire for opposing NY resolution on Cyprus invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-official-under-fire-for-opposing-ny-resolution-on-cyprus-invasion

The Turkish Consul-General in New York, Reyhan Özgür, is facing criticism after sending a letter opposing a resolution about Turkey's invasion of Cyprus....

15. Trump claims voting Democrat makes you a 'bad Jew'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-claims-voting-democrat-makes-you-a-bad-jew

Former President Donald Trump stirred controversy on Monday with remarks suggesting that Jews who vote for Democrats harbor animosity towards Israel and their religion....

16. USA: House votes on bill to ban TikTok over national security worries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-house-votes-on-bill-to-ban-tiktok-over-national-security-worries

The House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday aiming to initiate a nationwide ban on the widely popular video app TikTok, unless its China-based owner sells the platform. ...

17. French senator Allizard heads to Cyprus for OSCE mission

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-senator-allizard-heads-to-cyprus-for-osce-mission

French Senator Pascal Allizard, Special Representative on Mediterranean Affairs for the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation......

18. Senator Menendez faces new obstruction charges in growing legal saga

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senator-menendez-faces-new-obstruction-charges-in-growing-legal-saga

In a recent development, U.S. Senator Bob Menendez and his wife are facing obstruction of justice charges, revealed in a new 18-count indictment unsealed on Tuesday....

19. France first in 50 years to secure abortion as constitutional right

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-first-in-50-years-to-secure-abortion-as-constitutional-right

France has taken a historic step by becoming the first country in half a century to enshrine abortion as a constitutional right. ...

20. Supreme Court clears Trump for 2024 ballots despite Capitol riots role

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-clears-trump-for-2024-ballots-despite-capitol-riots-role

The U.S. Supreme Court delivered a pivotal decision on Monday, stating that former President Donald Trump cannot be barred from 2024 ballots due to his role in the January 6, 2021, Capitol attack...

21. US senators allow F-16 sale to Turkey despite concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-senators-allow-f-16-sale-to-turkey-despite-concerns

US senators declined on Thursday to block the sale of F-16s to Turkey, despite voicing deep disdain for Turkey’s conduct as an ally. They were upholding an unofficial bargain that Turks would get the fighter jets if they stopped blocking Sweden’s accession to NATO....

22. Senate defies calls to halt F-16 sale to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senate-defies-calls-to-halt-f-16-sale-to-turkey

In a decisive vote on Thursday, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly dismissed a resolution proposed by Republican Senator Rand Paul to block the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey....

23. USA: Florida passes bill banning minors from social media platforms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-florida-passes-bill-banning-minors-from-social-media-platforms

In a bid to combat rising concerns over child safety, the Florida House and Senate approved a bill imposing one of the nation's strictest bans on social media use by minors under 16. ...

24. US Senate approves $95.3B aid package for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-senate-approves-$95-3b-aid-package-for-ukraine-israel-and-taiwan

The Senate approved a $95.3 billion aid package for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan early Tuesday, overcoming resistance from a group of Republicans who argued that the U.S. should prioritize domestic issues. The vote, passing 70-29, came after a night of debate....

25. Meta CEO to receive $700M dividend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meta-ceo-to-receive-$700m-dividend

Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Meta, the parent company overseeing Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp, anticipates an annual dividend of $700 million (£549 million), according to recent announcements....

26. Iran-backed attack claims lives of three US service members

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-backed-attack-claims-lives-of-three-us-service-members

In a tragic development, three U.S. service members lost their lives, with at least 34 others wounded, in a devastating drone attack orchestrated by Iran-backed militants on U.S. troops stationed in northeastern Jordan, close to the Syrian border....

27. House President praises France’s support for Cyprus in Paris meetings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-president-praises-france-s-support-for-cyprus-in-paris-meetings

The strategic cooperation between Cyprus and France in the key sectors of security, defence, energy, tourism, trade and education and the mutual will to further deepen them, were emphasised by the President of the Parliament Annita Demetriou and French officials, with whom she met on Wednesday as part of her visit to France....

28. Biden: Playing into Putin's hands on Ukraine aid threat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-playing-into-putin-s-hands-on-ukraine-aid-threat

In a bold statement, President Joe Biden minced no words as he warned Republicans about unwittingly aiding Russian President Vladimir Putin....

29. Biden's cabinet seeks $105 billion aid for Israel and Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-s-cabinet-seeks-$105-billion-aid-for-israel-and-ukraine

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Secretary of State Antony Blinken will make the case Tuesday that the United States should immediately send aid to Israel and Ukraine, testifying at a Senate hearing as the administration’s massive $105 billion emergency aid request for conflicts in those countries and others has already hit roadblocks in the divided Congress. ...

30. Canadian soldiers in Cyprus await call for Lebanon evacuation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/canadian-soldiers-in-cyprus-await-call-for-lebanon-evacuation

On a sunny Thursday in Cyprus, holidaymakers relaxed on beach chairs, while a small group of people in Canadian uniform sat inside a nearby hotel meeting room, staring into screens. ...

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