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28 May, 2024
 

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Pelekanos stirs debate with rejection of bi-zonal federation

Pelekanos stirs debate with rejection of bi-zonal federation

Marios Pelekanos's recent revelation in the Legalmatters podcast that he opposes the Bi-zonal Bicommunal Federation (BBF) as a form of solution for Cyprus, instead supporting a unitary state, has ignited significant debate. ...

Why the high interest rates when inflation is low?

Why the high interest rates when inflation is low?

Finance Minister Makis Keravnos has criticized the high lending rates in Cyprus, calling them unjustifiable given the country's relatively low inflation. In an interview with the Sunday edition of ''Phileleftheros,''...

Teacher detained for alleged sexual abuse of students in Nicosia

Teacher detained for alleged sexual abuse of students in Nicosia

A mathematics educator employed at a private tutoring institution in the Nicosia district is currently detained for eight days amidst accusations of sexual misconduct involving underage female students....

Palestinian delegation urges action, not just words, from Australia

Palestinian delegation urges action, not just words, from Australia

Palestinian officials have asked for Australia’s help in ''building vibrant democratic institutions'' and fighting corruption, as part of talks aimed at meeting the Albanese government’s conditions for recognising Palestine as a state....

PASYKAF combats Cyprus' 2nd most common cancer in women

PASYKAF combats Cyprus' 2nd most common cancer in women

In a dedicated effort to shed light on thyroid health, the Pan-Cyprian Association of Cancer Patients and Friends (PASYKAF) has launched a groundbreaking campaign in collaboration with the Cyprus Endocrinological Society and OPAP KYPROU....

AKEL accused of anti-European populism ahead of elections

AKEL accused of anti-European populism ahead of elections

In the past week, Annita Demetriou presented DISY's positions for the European elections while launching a simultaneous offensive against AKEL....

May Newsletter of K. Treppides & Co Ltd: Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission European Securities and Markets Authority

May Newsletter of K. Treppides & Co Ltd: Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission European Securities and Markets Authority

A new issue is out from the newsletter by K. Treppides & Co Ltd, a leader in financial advisory and consulting services with offices in three countries....

Contract for Larnaca port and marina upgrade terminated

Contract for Larnaca port and marina upgrade terminated

The redevelopment contract for the port and marina of Larnaca has been officially terminated, effective immediately as of 8:30 a.m. on May 27, according to a report by Apostolos Tomaras....

Foreign minister joins EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels

Foreign minister joins EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels

Cyprus' Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Constantinos Kombos is in Brussels to attend the Foreign Affairs Council that will take place over two days......

Almost 100 Paphos drivers flagged for exceeding limits

Almost 100 Paphos drivers flagged for exceeding limits

Over the course of the last three days, Paphos Assistant Police Operations Director Michael Nicolaou reported a surge in traffic violations, with a total of 99 drivers cited. Predominantly, these infractions were related to speeding....

US Ambassador Fisher: ''Space knows no boundaries''

US Ambassador Fisher: ''Space knows no boundaries''

Last Thursday, I had the distinct pleasure of attending the Art in Embassies event at the U.S. Embassy in Nicosia, hosted by U.S. Ambassador Julie Fisher. The highlight of the evening was an insightful presentation by Dr. Alexandra Lockwood of NASA, who had traveled all the way from the United States to discuss the James Webb Space Telescope, a project she has worked on extensively....

Cape Aspro and Petra tou Romiou proposed for UNESCO listing

Cape Aspro and Petra tou Romiou proposed for UNESCO listing

Cyprus’ Environment Commissioner, Antonia Theodosiou, suggested a joint effort by the communities of Pissouri and Kouklia, for the inclusion of the wider area between the two communities......

Qatar's Emir in Cyprus for bilateral summit

Qatar's Emir in Cyprus for bilateral summit

The Emir of Qatar arrives in Cyprus on Monday for an official visit during which he will discuss with President of the Republic bilateral relations, regional......

Massive landslide buries 2,000 in Papua New Guinea

Massive landslide buries 2,000 in Papua New Guinea

More than 2,000 people were buried alive by a massive landslide in Papua New Guinea last week, the national disaster centre said on Monday, as treacherous terrain and the difficulty of getting aid to the site raises the risk few survivors will be found....

A taste of the first 'Green Agenda Cyprus Summit'

A taste of the first 'Green Agenda Cyprus Summit'

The inaugural "Green Agenda Cyprus Summit" was held on Monday, May 20, at the Hilton Hotel in Nicosia. The event brought together leaders from Cyprus' business community and featured prominent speakers and experts on environmental, sustainability, and energy issues from around the world, aiming to inspire and motivate attendees....

Sixteen-year-olds use app to find stolen phones, suspect caught

Sixteen-year-olds use app to find stolen phones, suspect caught

A 53-year-old man was arrested by police in Limassol on Sunday after stolen property was found in his possession....

Changing winds and clouds mark the week

Changing winds and clouds mark the week

A gentle low-pressure system is casting a mix of weather over the region, promising a blend of sunshine, showers, and seasonal temperatures in the coming days....

Panathinaikos' historic comeback seals seventh European crown

Panathinaikos' historic comeback seals seventh European crown

Panathinaikos clinched its seventh European crown in dramatic fashion, staging a remarkable comeback from a 14-point deficit to defeat Real Madrid in the final showdown in Berlin on Sunday....

ELAM's surge is shaking up Cyprus politics

ELAM's surge is shaking up Cyprus politics

According to a report today by Marina Economidou in this Sunday's Kathimerini, with Cyprus gearing up for elections, the surge of the far-right party ELAM has become a central focus, particularly as it threatens to displace DIKO from its third-place position. ...

Laura Kovesi: ''There are no 'clean' countries in the EU

Laura Kovesi: ''There are no 'clean' countries in the EU

The head of the EPPO (European Public Prosecutor's Office) and the first EU Prosecutor General, Laura Kövesi, spoke with ''K'' during her visit to Cyprus for an event organized by the Department of Legal Science at the University of Cyprus....

EU-Lebanon migration deal sparks fury over alleged pushbacks

EU-Lebanon migration deal sparks fury over alleged pushbacks

A recent EU-Lebanon agreement has come under intense scrutiny from NGOs and Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), who decry its ''brutal border control'' measures aimed at facilitating the ''voluntary return'' of Syrian refugees to contested ''safe areas'' in Syria, according to a report by Pavlos Xanthoulis in today's printed edition of Kathimerini....

DISY and AKEL neck-and-neck, as third place up for grabs

DISY and AKEL neck-and-neck, as third place up for grabs

With just two weeks remaining until the elections, a Kathimerini poll reveals a crucially divided electoral landscape in Cyprus, marked by high rates of voter abstention and competitive races for the top political positions....

Vasilikos: Chinese consortium demanding an additional 200 million

Vasilikos: Chinese consortium demanding an additional 200 million

The meeting between Cypriot President Nicos Christodoulides and the Chinese Ambassador in Nicosia has dimmed hopes for the completion of the Vasilikos terminal project, according to a report by Apostolos Tomaras in this Sunday's print edition of Kathimerini. ...

Monkeys falling like apples in Mexico's heatwave crisis

Monkeys falling like apples in Mexico's heatwave crisis

High winds that led to the deaths of at least nine people at a political rally are the latest example of the extreme weather that has been ravaging Mexico....

Nicosia ranks fifth in Europe's top coffee capitals

Nicosia ranks fifth in Europe's top coffee capitals

Ubuy's latest research has unveiled the top 20 European capital cities for coffee aficionados to indulge in their favorite brews and immerse themselves in local café culture....

London teen dubbed 'God's influencer' to be Saint

London teen dubbed 'God's influencer' to be Saint

A London-born teenager - whose proficiency at spreading the teachings of the Catholic church online led to him being called "God's influencer" - is set to become a saint....

30,000-year-old mammoth bones found in Austria

30,000-year-old mammoth bones found in Austria

Hundreds of mammoth bones have been uncovered in an Austrian wine cellar, in a discovery labelled an ''archaeological sensation.''...

News Corp. teams up with OpenAI for content sharing

News Corp. teams up with OpenAI for content sharing

Joining news organizations that have chosen to collaborate rather than fight with the best-known artificial intelligence company, News Corp. has struck a multiyear deal to share news content with OpenAI for both training purposes and to answer questions from users....

Sixteen nuns depart church, criticize Pope Francis

Sixteen nuns depart church, criticize Pope Francis

Sixteen Spanish nuns have announced they are breaking from the Catholic Church and instead placing themselves under the authority of Pablo de Rojas Sánchez-Franco, a self-styled bishop who was excommunicated in 2019....

Small parties gain traction in Kathimerini poll this Sunday

Small parties gain traction in Kathimerini poll this Sunday

This Sunday, a significant survey conducted by Kathimerini and Symmetron Market Research sheds light on the upcoming European elections, offering valuable insights into voter sentiment and political dynamics....

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