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1. US investment and educational opportunities rise in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-investment-and-educational-opportunities-rise-in-cyprus

The recent meeting between Cypriot Foreign Minister Konstantinos Kompos and US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken has underscored the strong and growing ties between Cyprus and the United States......

2. 'The fifth phalanx'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-fifth-phalanx

The coming of age of my generation coincided with Cyprus' first appearance in the European Parliament in 2004. A generation that saw the EU as the vehicle for its hope—hope for change and reunification of the country....

3. Biden halts weapon shipment to Israel over Rafah invasion concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-halts-weapon-shipment-to-israel-over-rafah-invasion-concerns

US President Joe Biden’s administration paused a shipment of weapons to Israel last week in opposition to apparent moves by the Israelis to invade the southern Gaza city of Rafah, a senior administration official has said....

4. German Order of Merit awarded to Cypriot professor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-order-of-merit-awarded-to-cypriot-professor

In a ceremony scheduled for Wednesday, April 17, Professor Nikolaos Zamboglou will be honored with the Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany by German Ambassador to Cyprus, Anke Schlimm....

5. European elections add twist to Cyprus polls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-elections-add-twist-to-cyprus-polls

On June 9, Cyprus goes to the polls in the most complicated elections in its history as the European elections and the local government elections are held in parallel, following the reform passed by the Parliament....

6. Workplace harassment hits 1 in 3, EU report finds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/workplace-harassment-hits-1-in-3-eu-report-finds

A third of sexual harassment occurs in the workplace, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides said at an event organised by Cyprus Workers......

7. Hatzigiannis: ''The social responsibility of banks is non-existent''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hatzigiannis-the-social-responsibility-of-banks-is-non-existent

Members of the Commerce Committee voiced disappointment following the responses provided by bank representatives regarding the installation of additional automatic teller machines (ATMs) to facilitate money withdrawals in communities....

8. GeSY: €1.58B revenue, €500M reserve, stable until 2031

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gesy-€1-58b-revenue-€500m-reserve-stable-until-2031

The Health Insurance Organisation (OAY) has disclosed that its revenue from contributions to the General Health System (GeSY) reached €1.58 billion in 2023,...

9. Nicosia senior swindled of €480,000 in cryptocurrency scam

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-senior-swindled-of-€480-000-in-cryptocurrency-scam

In a disturbing turn of events, a 73-year-old resident of Nicosia has fallen prey to a sophisticated internet fraud scheme, resulting in a substantial loss of over €480,000 in a cryptocurrency scam....

10. Philippine President criticized over use of presidential helicopter to attend Coldplay concert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/philippine-president-criticized-over-use-of-presidential-helicopter-to-attend-coldplay-concert

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. faced backlash on social media after utilizing a presidential helicopter to attend a Coldplay concert in a province north of Manila last week....

11. ISIS suspected in devastating Kerman blasts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-isis-suspected-in-devastating-kerman-blasts

The double explosion, which claimed the lives of at least 103 people on Wednesday near the tomb of General Qasem Soleimani in Kerman......

12. Divisions in Cyprus amplify fact-checking challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divisions-in-cyprus-amplify-fact-checking-challenges

Cyprus, an ethnically divided island in the Mediterranean, is like any other nation: It’s been hit by a wave of misinformation, and residents are trying to keep up....

13. Israel proposes Hezbollah relocation 6 miles from border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-proposes-hezbollah-relocation-6-miles-from-border

In a bid to alleviate tensions with Lebanon, Israel has communicated to the Biden administration its desire to push Hezbollah's forces approximately 6 miles away from the border....

14. Decoding the tragic legacy from 'Helios' airplane crash to bus blazes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/decoding-the-tragic-legacy-from-helios-airplane-crash-to-bus-blazes

Miraculously, there is no other explanation for the situation with the "crazy" school buses. They catch fire, burn up in the good seats, break down on long downhill grades, and, it is whispered, have a whole host of other problems....

15. Unveiling the silent suffering of elder abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/unveiling-the-silent-suffering-of-elder-abuse

Two hundred and twenty reports of elderly abuse were received by the Observatory for the Elderly from January to October 2023, as revealed by its chairman, Mr. Dimos Antoniou, in a recent conversation with reporter, Oriana Papantoniou. ...

16. Cyprus faces surging fox population

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-surging-fox-population

The fox population in Cyprus is increasing this year with its presence being felt both in the countryside and in the city centers....

17. Cyprus seizes 5,000+ illegal meds in PANGEA operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-seizes-5-000-illegal-meds-in-pangea-operation

The fear of social stigmatization among our fellow citizens regarding diseases such as mental illness, HIV/AIDS, and erectile dysfunction is being intentionally exploited....

18. Police force faces renewed criticism after recent tragedies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-force-faces-renewed-criticism-after-recent-tragedies

The debate on the problems in the police force, which was a hot topic in the public sphere last week due to the two fatal attacks that occurred in a short span of time, was reignited on Wednesday, when all the relevant officials, led by the Minister of Justice and Public Order, Anna Koukkidi-Prokopiou and the Chief of Police, Stelios Papatheodorou, met in the Parliament's Institutions Committee....

19. UK accused of turning a blind eye to Israel-Palestine war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-accused-of-turning-a-blind-eye-to-israel-palestine-war

Concerns that the UK Foreign Office has neglected the Israel-Palestine conflict in its tilt to the Indo-Pacific and the pursuit of trade deals across the Middle East is to be investigated by the foreign affairs select committee....

20. Greece and Cyprus key to evacuation plans for US citizens in Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-and-cyprus-key-to-evacuation-plans-for-us-citizens-in-israel

Key to the emergency plans devised by the United States and other Western nations for evacuating their citizens from Israel are Greece and Cyprus. ...

21. Gaza's fuel shortage claims 2,000 young lives

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gaza-s-fuel-shortage-claims-2-000-young-lives

Aid agencies are calling for a ceasefire in Gaza as doctors warn an Israeli blockade on fuel means many more vulnerable babies and wounded people in hospitals will soon die. One agency says at least 2,000 children in Gaza have been killed in the past few weeks....

22. Netanyahu forms emergency unity government amid Gaza war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netanyahu-forms-emergency-unity-government-amid-gaza-war

The Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has announced an emergency wartime government, as pressure mounts for the establishment of corridors to allow aid and medicine into the Gaza Strip and to allow civilians to leave....

23. President's silent pension raises eyebrows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-s-silent-pension-raises-eyebrows

Both the President of the Republic and members of Parliament have emphasized the necessity of legislative regulation to put an end to the simultaneous receipt of public employee pensions and salaries by political officials. ...

24. US plane brings captives back home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-plane-brings-captives-back-home

The plane carrying five American citizens freed as part of a deal between the U.S. and Iran have now landed back home in the United States....

25. Dumping dilemma as Cyprus struggles to break the cycle of illegal waste

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dumping-dilemma-as-cyprus-struggles-to-break-the-cycle-of-illegal-waste

The problem of the existence of three illegal dumpsites in the Akamas community area has been trapped in a vicious circle of blame for years....

26. Canadian woman's poison pen lands her 20-year sentence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/canadian-woman-s-poison-pen-lands-her-20-year-sentence

A Canadian woman who mailed a threatening letter containing a poisonous substance to former President Donald Trump while he was serving in the White House was sentenced to over two decades in prison on Thursday....

27. Lawsuit dismissed: 103 citizens' challenge to COVID-19 measures rejected

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawsuit-dismissed-103-citizens-challenge-to-covid-19-measures-rejected

In a recent development, the Nicosia District Court has rejected a lawsuit filed by 103 adult and minor plaintiffs who sought to challenge the constitutionality of the state's measures implemented to safeguard citizens during the Covid-19 pandemic. ...

28. EU Commission proposes digital euro as cash alternative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commission-proposes-digital-euro-as-cash-alternative

Digital currencies have grown in popularity. Unlike bitcoin, the digital euro would be a central bank digital currency (CBDC), essentially, electronic cash. ...

29. Titanic sub five all dead after 'catastrophic implosion'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/titanic-sub-five-all-dead-after-catastrophic-implosion

A deep-sea submersible carrying five people on a voyage to the century-old wreck of the Titanic was found in pieces from a 'catastrophic implosion' that killed everyone aboard, the US Coast Guard said on Thursday, ending a multinational five-day search for the vessel...

30. Public outcry over traffic violations of mobile camera operators

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/public-outcry-over-traffic-violations-of-mobile-camera-operators

Camera operators working for a photo verification company are grappling with a complex and challenging situation....

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