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1. Animal rights activists deface King Charles III portrait

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/animal-rights-activists-deface-king-charles-iii-portrait

Animal rights activists defaced a new portrait of King Charles III on Tuesday as it hung in a London gallery....

2. Stranded migrants face worsening conditions in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stranded-migrants-face-worsening-conditions-in-buffer-zone

The UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) expressed concern on Wednesday over the health and welfare of a group of asylum seekers stranded in the UN buffer zone, emphasizing the urgent need for access to asylum procedures....

3. Fires break out at migrant minor hotel in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fires-break-out-at-migrant-minor-hotel-in-larnaca

Two fires erupted last night and early this morning at a hotel in Oroklini, Larnaca district, which is hosting unaccompanied migrant minors....

4. Mexico elects its first female, first Jewish president

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mexico-elects-its-first-female-first-jewish-president

Claudia Sheinbaum, former head of Mexico City's government and candidate for the ruling Morena party, is poised to become Mexico's first female president, marking a historic milestone in a traditionally patriarchal society....

5. 31,000 children in Cyprus below poverty line

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/31-000-children-in-cyprus-below-poverty-line

The percentage of children at or below the poverty line in Cyprus stood at 18.1% in 2022, equivalent to around 31 thousand children according to Eurostat......

6. Woman arrested after clash with police over self-harm threat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-arrested-after-clash-with-police-over-self-harm-threat

Police authorities sprang into action following reports of a 61-year-old female resident, under court order for eviction, allegedly dousing herself with gasoline and threatening self-immolation. ...

7. Cyprus and Greece health ministers discuss transplant cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-greece-health-ministers-discuss-transplant-cooperation

In a bid to fortify health alliances across Europe, Greek Minister of Health, Adonis Georgiades, underscored the necessity for intensified collaboration among European states......

8. Critical shortages of Ozempic spark health concerns in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critical-shortages-of-ozempic-spark-health-concerns-in-cyprus

The availability of injectable diabetes medicine, such as Ozempic, has reached critical levels in Cyprus, sparking concerns among health authorities and patient advocates....

9. Seven weeks after bridge incident, crew still trapped on Baltimore ship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seven-weeks-after-bridge-incident-crew-still-trapped-on-baltimore-ship

As a controlled explosion rocked the Dali on Monday, nearly two dozen sailors remained on board, below deck in the massive ship's hull....

10. Climate crisis, a health emergency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/climate-crisis-a-health-emergency

On December 1, 2019, Ms. Kyriakides assumed the role of European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety....

11. AKEL MP calls for probe into First Lady's social support fund

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akel-mp-calls-for-probe-into-first-lady-s-social-support-fund

AKEL MP Christos Christofides has called upon the Auditor General to investigate the management of the Independent Social Support Body overseen by Philippa Karseras, the First Lady....

12. Cyprus grapples with challenges in youth behavior

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-grapples-with-challenges-in-youth-behavior

After recent violent incidents in schools and a surge in vandalism during the Easter holidays, concerns about youth behavior have reignited public debate in Cyprus, according to a report by Pavlos Neophytos in this Sunday's print edition of Kathimerini....

13. Chaos ensues amid passport control issues at UK airports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chaos-ensues-amid-passport-control-issues-at-uk-airports

Chaos erupted at airports across the United Kingdom on Tuesday as several major hubs confirmed a nationwide border issue, causing extensive delays and frustration among travelers....

14. President Christodoulides extends heartfelt Easter message

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-christodoulides-extends-heartfelt-easter-message

From the historic halls of the Presidential Palace, President Christodoulides extended heartfelt Easter greetings to the people of Cyprus, encapsulating the spirit of the holiday in a message of hope, unity, and resilience....

15. Horse covered in blood bolts through Central London

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/horse-covered-in-blood-bolts-through-central-london

Central London was thrown into chaos today as a horse, spooked during a routine training exercise, bolted through the streets, triggering a dramatic stampede that left five people injured and several vehicles damaged. ...

16. Vet services under fire for neglecting uncontrolled dog imports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vet-services-under-fire-for-neglecting-uncontrolled-dog-imports

A scathing report by the Commissioner for Administration and Protection of Human Rights, Maria Stylianou-Lottidis, sheds light on the failure of Cyprus's Veterinary Services to tackle the issue of uncontrolled importation of dogs. ...

17. Larnaca's homeless to benefit from ''Xenios'' shelter initiative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-s-homeless-to-benefit-from-xenios-shelter-initiative

The Programme ''Xenios'' for the support and reintegration of homeless, was presented Monday in Larnaca at a press conference. ...

18. Cyprus ends 2023 with €918.7 million fiscal surplus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ends-2023-with-€918-7-million-fiscal-surplus

Cyprus's financial report card for 2023 is in, and it's showing some positive signs. According to the Statistical Service of Cyprus, the country ended the year with a fiscal surplus of €918.7 million. That's like having extra money left over after paying all the bills....

19. Lottides orders payment of single-parent allowance after 2,5 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-orders-payment-of-single-parent-allowance-waiting-for-2-5-years

Maria Stylianou Lottides, the Commissioner for Administration and Protection of Human Rights, has strongly recommended the swift disbursement of a single-parent family allowance to a complainant. ...

20. Sweden passes law on gender transition at 16

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sweden-passes-law-on-gender-transition-at-16

Sweden's parliament has passed a law lowering the age at which people can change their legal gender from 18 to 16, and making the process easier....

21. Drug enforcement cops send 420 youths to rehab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-enforcement-cops-send-420-youths-to-rehab

Between 2021 and 2024, YKAN, Cyprus' drug enforcement agency, facilitated rehabilitation treatment programs for 420 young individuals, the majority of whom were students. ...

22. Easyjet halts Tel Aviv flights after Iranian attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/easyjet-halts-tel-aviv-flights-after-iranian-attack

British airline Easyjet has announced the temporary suspension of its flights ''to and from Tel Aviv'' in response to heightened tensions following an Iranian attack on the city early Sunday morning....

23. Children can now testify remotely, making them feel safe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/children-can-now-testify-remotely-making-them-feel-safe

In a significant development, children can now testify as e-witnesses in cases of sexual violence, a remarkable achievement facilitated by ''The Children's House'' in Nicosia. ...

24. Cyprus President to join EU leaders in Vienna for high-stakes dinner

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-to-join-eu-leaders-in-vienna-for-high-stakes-dinner

President of Cyprus, Nikos Christodoulides, is going to Vienna on Friday, where he will participate in a working dinner with a group of leaders......

25. Protecting pups or punishing breeds? Dachshunds caught in legal crossfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protecting-pups-or-punishing-breeds-dachshunds-caught-in-legal-crossfire

Dachshunds, the German dog breed known for their distinctive long bodies and short legs, face an uncertain future if proposed changes to an animal protection law are approved, Germany’s kennel club said....

26. Municipalities secure government land for new animal shelter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/municipalities-secure-government-land-for-new-animal-shelter

Several municipalities in Cyprus, including Nicosia, Strovolos, Aglantzia, Lakatamia, Ayios Dometios, and Egomi, have announced plans to expand and upgrade the local dog shelter. ...

27. Cyprus takes on stray animal crisis this World Stray Animals Day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-takes-on-stray-animal-crisis-this-world-stray-animals-day

As April 4th marks World Stray Animals Day, attention shifts to the global epidemic of abandoned animals. From bustling cities to remote corners of the world, countless dogs, cats, and other creatures endure daily hardships....

28. Finance Minister extends rent program to assist more homeowners

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-minister-extends-rent-program-to-assist-more-homeowners

The Cabinet has approved an expansion of beneficiaries for the Rent Relief Program against Installments, announced Finance Minister Makis Keravnos after the body's session. ...

29. Netherlands makes history as the first country to wipe out stray dogs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netherlands-makes-history-as-the-first-country-to-wipe-out-stray-dogs

In a landmark achievement, the Netherlands has become the world's first country to eradicate the issue of stray dogs, setting a global benchmark in animal welfare practices. ...

30. Government strengthens social safety net with nationwide social worker program

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-strengthens-social-safety-net-with-nationwide-social-worker-program

In a move aimed at bolstering the country's social safety net, Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides announced a nationwide expansion of the Neighbourhood Social Workers' Programme....

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