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1. 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. ...

2. Charalambidou: Need for coordination of support services for victims of sexual violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/charalambidou-need-for-coordination-of-support-services-for-victims-of-sexual-violence

The Chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights and Equal Opportunities for Men and Women, Ms. Irini Charalambidou, stated that a holistic approach is needed and that cross-sectoral cooperation and the coordination of all support services for victims of sexual harassment is needed....

3. Turkey: Tear gas used against women protesting against gender-based violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-tear-gas-used-against-women-protesting-against-gender-based-violence

Turkish police used tear gas on Thursday night against hundreds of women protesting in Istanbul to denounce gender-based violence and Turkey's withdrawal from the International Convention for the Protection of Women....

4. 35,000 protesters demonstrated against COVID measures in Austria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/35-000-protesters-demonstrate-against-covid-measures-in-austria

Tens of thousands of protesters, many from far-right groups, marched through Vienna on Saturday after the Austrian government announced a nationwide lockdown beginning Monday to contain the country’s skyrocketing coronavirus infections....

5. Former South African President F.W. de Klerk dead at 85

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-south-african-president-f-w-de-klerk-dead-at-85

South Africa's last white president F.W. de Klerk, who died on Thursday aged 85, stunned the world when he scrapped apartheid and negotiated a peaceful transfer of power to a Black-led government under Nelson Mandela....

6. Brutal poacher attack case heads to House committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brutal-poacher-attack-heads-to-house-committee

A reported attack in rural Famagusta against a conservation activist, who told police he was assaulted by suspected illegal poachers in the dead of night, caught the attention of a House member who says she will raise the issue before the internal affairs committee...

7. Afghanistan: Selling their daughters to avoid starvation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/afghanistan-selling-their-daughters-to-avoid-starvation

When her husband told her that they would have to sell their two little girls so that their family would not starve to death after being displaced by the drought in western Afghanistan, Fahima "cried a lot"....

8. Electronic ankle bracelets in lieu of incarceration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/electronic-ankle-bracelets-in-lieu-of-incarceration

Stefi Drakou, Minister of Justice and Public Order, announced today that she is in favor of introducing legislation that allows the use of ankle bracelets to monitor prisoners in lieu of incarceration...

9. 'Truth Social': Trump's 'Twitter' is coming

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/truth-social-trump-s-twitter-is-coming

Former United States President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday the launch of his own social networking site, christened "Truth Social"....

10. Nephew stabs uncle in family dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nephew-stabs-uncle-in-family-dispute

A man in Limassol was rushed to the hospital with stab wounds Tuesday morning following a domestic dispute between kinsmen who were also housemates...

11. Outage highlights how vital Facebook has become worldwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/outage-highlights-how-vital-facebook-has-become-worldwide

In Lima, Peru, the breakdown complicated dental technician Mary Mejia’s job. Like most Peruvian medical workers, she uses WhatsApp for a multitude of tasks, including scheduling appointments and ordering crowns....

12. Treating antisocial elements for what they are

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/treating-antisocial-elements-for-what-they-are

Day-to-day life in Greece is excessively determined by people defying laws, rules and reason; it’s disappointing and extremely frustrating. ...

13. Erdogan says Turkey plans to buy more S400

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-says-turkey-plans-to-buy-more-s400

President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey still intended to buy a second batch of S-400 missile defense systems from Russia, a move that could deepen a rift with NATO ally Washington and trigger new US sanctions...

14. Prevention of violence against women a priority, says Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prevention-of-violence-against-women-says-minister

Minister of Labor Zeta Emilianidou, today, congratulated the Association for the Prevention and Handling of Violence in the Family, saying that their work contributed significantly to the prevention and fight against domestic violence....

15. Police investigate ‘dirty cop’ threatening messages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-investigate-‘dirty-cop-threatening-messages

Police say they were shocked after two special officers in custody were being accused of launching death threats against their director in Paphos, with local reports saying some of the messages were deeply disturbing...

16. Passenger with cigarette gives version of events

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passenger-with-cigarette-gives-version-of-events

A male passenger accused of slapping a female airline employee has filed a complaint with police, saying he was the one struck in the face and not the other way around, adding the incident was misinterpreted by local media...

17. Rival football violence shakes Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rival-football-violence-shakes-limassol

Battlefield scenes of urban warfare erupted in downtown Limassol Thursday evening after football fans from rival teams resorted to violence following an initial encounter that led to full-fledged war...

18. Man with hoe tells party to keep it down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-with-hoe-tells-party-to-keep-it-down

A man in Paphos was briefly detained on Sunday after he reportedly grabbed a garden hoe and walked into a backyard birthday party to demand that music be turned down...

19. Police investigate Safe Pass knife incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-investigate-safe-pass-knife-incident

Police are investigating an incident in Limassol where the owner of a restaurant says he sustained knife injuries after a customer refused to show a Safe Pass document...

20. Police under scrutiny over media attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-under-scrutiny-over-media-building-attack

Cyprus police moved quickly to arrest a dozen suspects in the aftermath of an attack on a local media building in Nicosia, but questions remained over what law enforcement knew ahead of time and how prepared were riot police to face the assaul...

21. Brother who shot sister guilty of homicide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brother-who-shot-sister-guilty-of-homicide

A Larnaca man who shot and killed his pregnant sister last year has been found guilty of voluntary manslaughter, with reports saying prosecutors did not seek murder charges due to lack of witnesses coming forward...

22. School safety issues after unclear incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/school-safety-raised-after-unclear-incident

A physical altercation at a middle school in Larnaca was behind an impromptu demonstration on Thursday, a day after a teenager went to the school following an argument between his younger brother and others including a teacher...

23. Video pulled after critics said it was sexist

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/video-pulled-after-critics-said-it-was-sexist

Tourism officials in the Republic of Cyprus have pulled a video from their playlist on social media, after critics said the clip as part of a campaign to keep the country clean was 'sexist' and failed to get the message across...

24. Cyprus turns refugee boat back to Lebanon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-turns-refugee-boat-back-to-lebanon

Dozens of refugees who were on board a vessel spotted off Cyprus on Sunday returned to their point of departure in Lebanon, contradicting earlier reports that the boat had been escorted to Cape Greco...

25. Palestinians rally in Nicosia but show not strong

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/palestinians-rally-in-nicosia-but-show-not-strong

Demonstrators gathered in downtown Nicosia over the weekend to protest against Israeli action in Gaza, while a pro-Palestinian group pulled out at the last minute citing a number of concerns over the event...

26. Four arrested in Limassol slaying

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-arrested-in-limassol-slaying

A man was killed during a violent incident at a residence in Limassol, with police making multiple arrests and investigators suspecting premeditated murder, while the main suspect claims self defence...

27. Israel destroys Gaza tower housing media

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-destroys-gaza-tower-housing-media

Israel destroyed a 12-storey tower block in Gaza housing the offices of the U.S.-based Associated Press and other news media on Saturday, saying the building was also used by the Islamist militant group Hamas...

28. Cyprus police keep eye on Israeli interests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-keep-eye-on-israeli-interests

Police in Cyprus are taking precautionary measures to secure Israeli interests on the island, after tensions in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict spiraled out of control this week...

29. Syrian refugees reach Cyprus by boat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-reach-cyprus-by-boat

Dozens of newly arrived refugees from Syria in a wooden boat made it to Cyprus, just days after Lebanese police said they blocked over 50 undocumented Syrians from attempting to each the island...

30. Police arm up after Limassol fire and fury

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-arm-up-after-limassol-fire-and-fury

Cyprus police came under immense pressure during Holy Week following incidents of chaos, anarchy, and even violence against officers, with arrests starting to pile up and efforts doubled in arming up the force with more riot gear...

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