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06 October, 2022
 

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Displaying results 1-30 of 1422 matches for query Cyprus Problem.

1. The future of the banking sector is digital, green and social

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-future-of-the-banking-sector-is-digital-green-and-social

The future of the banking sector is digital, green and social, said the participants at the 3rd online FMW Conference, titled "Banking System: New Challenges and Opportunities". The Conference also highlighted the contrast between trying to tame inflation by raising interest rates and supporting vulnerable groups to avoid social unrest....

2. House scrambles to keep ships under Cyprus flag

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-scrambles-to-keep-ships-under-cyprus-flag

The House health committee in the Republic of Cyprus is scrambling to amend healthcare legislation in a race against the clock, following reports that ship owners are trying to take their business elsewhere to avoid having to pay GESY tax...

3. A total of 29,377 Cypriots have long Covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-total-of-29-377-cypriots-have-long-covid

Data collected by the Long Covid Cyprus network of the Cyprus Federation of Patients' Associations from the Health Insurance Organisation showed that by the end of last month, a total of 29,377 people suffered from long covid symptoms....

4. Energy poverty: The nightmare that everyone is attempting to alleviate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/energy-poverty-the-nightmare-that-everyone-is-attempting-to-alleviate

"Energy poverty is a major social issue with a direct impact on health that affects approximately 54 million Europeans. High energy prices, low incomes, and damp, unhealthy homes with poor insulation all contribute to higher rates of energy poverty," according to a statement published on the website of the European Committee of Regions on June 2019....

5. Soldier probe blows lid off Cyprus’ state forensics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/soldier-probe-blows-lid-off-cyprus-state-forensics

A Cypriot state pathologist who ruled as suicide the killing of a soldier seventeen years ago is pointing the finger at police investigators, giving credence to accusations by an outspoken colleague in the private sector who says state forensic probes can be fraught with a slipshod mindset and even cover-ups...

6. School mama accused of slapping boy in the face

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/school-mama-accused-of-slapping-boy-in-the-face

A woman in Famagusta district could be in legal trouble after allegedly striking and threatening a young pupil, with reports suggesting the school mama waited outside her son’s primary after hearing about a physical altercation between the two boys...

7. Putin signs ‘accession treaties’ at Kremlin in defiance of international law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-signs-‘accession-treaties-at-kremlin-in-defiance-of-international-law

Vladimir Putin has signed “accession treaties” formalizing Russia’s illegal annexation of four occupied regions in Ukraine, marking the largest forcible takeover of territory in Europe since the second world war....

8. Cyprus' pothole app ready to go

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-pothole-app-ready-to-go

Potholes are undoubtedly a persistent issue on Cyprus's road network, causing discomfort to the majority of drivers....

9. Nouris requests UN assistance with irregular migration flows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-requests-un-assistance-with-irregular-migration-flows

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has asked for the help of UNFICYP in dealing with increased migration flows in the government-controlled areas of Cyprus from the Turkish-occupied territories through the buffer zone....

10. UN's Stewart: The option of a mutually agreed solution is fading

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-s-stewart-the-option-of-a-mutually-agreed-solution-is-fading

"I am extremely concerned that the option of a mutually agreed settlement of the Cyprus problem, i.e. a formula for the reunification of the island acceptable to both sides, is fading and will not be available for much longer", UN Secretary General's Special Representative for Cyprus Colin Stewart says....

11. Erdogan: Turkey will strengthen its army in the occupied areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-turkey-will-strengthen-its-army-in-the-occupied-areas

Turkey will strengthen its military presence in occupied Cyprus following the US decision to fully lift the arms embargo on the Republic of Cyprus, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in an interview with CNN Türk on Wednesday evening....

12. Cypriot businesses face serious issues, but still expect to turn a profit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cypriot-businesses-face-serious-issues-but-still-expect-to-turn-a-profit

What are the main problems for Cypriot businesses (table) ...

13. Why EVs are a flop in Cyprus … so far

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/why-evs-are-a-flop-in-cyprus-…-so-far

It's only a 150-kilometer drive across Cyprus; well below how far an average electric vehicle can drive on a single charge. Range anxiety — a major barrier in the shift to EVs — shouldn't be a thing....

14. Locals still object to barbed wire around divided Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-keep-objecting-to-barbed-wire-around-divided-nicosia

New video footage shows barbed wire tossed aside in east Nicosia, with local media following the story after locals west of the capital demonstrated over the weekend against a controversial government fence aimed at keeping irregular migrants at bay...

15. Sinkhole nearly swallows pickup truck in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sinkhole-nearly-swallows-pickup-truck-in-paphos

A large sinkhole swallowed a pickup truck in a rural area of Paphos on Tuesday, with reports pointing to water erosion caused by a pipeline months after a historic overflow at the country’s fourth largest dam...

16. Cyprus greenlights island's first crematory

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greenlights-island-s-first-crematory

A funeral home in Cyprus has obtained a permit to build the country’s first cremation facility, years after legislation paved the way despite strong resistance from the Orthodox church...

17. Cypriots indifferent to getting 4th dose of covid vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-indifferent-to-getting-4th-dose-of-covid-vaccine

Vaccination centers in Cyprus are experiencing a low turnout in the past two weeks for people wanting to get the 4th dose of the updated covid vaccine. So far, only 1,119 people have been vaccinated since 20 September, when vaccinations for the booster/4th dose began....

18. 170,000 flu vaccines on on their way to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/170-000-flu-vaccines-on-on-their-way-to-cyprus

Vaccination against the seasonal flu by GPs is expected to begin within the first ten days of October and Cyprus will receive 170,000 vaccines which are set to arrive Wednesday....

19. Candidates concerned over higher rents facing undergraduates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/candidates-concerned-over-higher-rents-facing-undergraduates

Parties and candidates on Monday continued their activities, ahead of the February 2023 presidential elections, with issues such as digital transformation, labor relations, the Cyprus problem and benefits for undergraduate students who face difficulties renting student halls, topping the agenda....

20. Op-ed: The embargo has its own history

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-embargo-has-its-own-history

The US decision to lift the embargo on the supply of military equipment to the Republic of Cyprus has a decades-long history and is linked to the embargo imposed on Turkey after its invasion of Cyprus in 1974. ...

21. Cyprus Voice for Animals to hold protest at Presidential Palace on Oct 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cyprus-voice-for-animals-to-hold-protest-at-presidential-palace-on-oct-1st

Cyprus Voice for Animals will be holding a demonstration in front of the presidential palace on Saturday, October 1st. The animal welfare organization is calling on the government to train and empower the Animal Police in Cyprus so that they can strictly enforce animal welfare laws that are already in place....

22. 'UN adopts equidistant stance, even when faced with violation of resolutions'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-adopts-equidistant-stance-even-when-faced-with-violation-of-resolutions

The UN, unfortunately, adopts an equal-distance stance, even when faced with the violation of decisions, resolutions and defined scope and terms of reference specified to the Secretariat said Friday Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades. He also referred to recent statements by Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan which he described as provocative....

23. Reduced excise tax on fuel extended until mid-January

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reduced-excise-tax-on-fuel-extended-until-mid-january

The Cyprus government extended the reduced excise duties on fuel until 15 January 2023 on Friday, in a bid to alleviate the effects of soaring inflation fuelled by the war in Ukraine, with the Finance Minister calling on Households and businesses to save energy as fiscal measures cannot tackle the problem of price hikes in its entirety....

24. Op-ed: Turkey singing the same old song

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-turkey-singing-the-same-old-song

In a letter dated June 5, 1963, and addressed to the elderly Turkish prime minister Ismet Inonu, US President Lyndon Johnson sought to avert a military invasion of Cyprus by threatening that in the case of a Soviet attack, the United States and NATO would not come to Ankara’s aid....

25. Building defense, innovation and a better future for our children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/building-defense-innovation-and-a-better-future-for-our-children

Candidates for the presidential elections that will take place in February 2023 continue their pre-election campaign with meetings, events and announcements on various issues....

26. Council pulls plug on Cyprus' Titina Loizidou case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/council-pulls-plug-on-cyprus-titina-loizidou-case

The Council of Europe has tossed aside the Titina Loizidou case, a human rights political football between Turkey and Cyprus, with Nicosia noting its disappointment after some countries decided to pull the plug after many years...

27. Op-ed: A cat has nine lives. So does the Cyprus property market.

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-a-cat-has-nine-lives-so-does-the-cyprus-property-market

Where is the Cyprus property market heading? I have been asked this question countless times over the past three months, primarily from foreign investors who are trying to appreciate how the rise in inflation, increase in interest rates, and war in Ukraine is affecting local market dynamics....

28. No more plastic bags in supermarkets from October 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-more-plastic-bags-in-supermarkets-from-october-1st

In October, Cyprus will take action and reduce the use of plastic, according to a bill passed in 2022 that comes into force on October 1. Consequently, from the first of October, products such as plastic cotton swabs, cutlery, plates and so on will be banned from the market....

29. The economy and Turkey's East Med push dominated candidate's talking points this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-economy-and-turkey-s-east-med-push-dominated-candidate-s-talking-points-this-week

The development of the economy, the basic positions of the Committee of Occupied Municipalities on the Cyprus problem and Turkey's activities in the Eastern Mediterranean are the main talking points of the presidential candidates this week....

30. Erdogan calls on world to open up to Turkish Cypriots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-calls-on-world-to-open-up-to-turkish-cypriots

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on the international community to stop imposing sanctions on northern Cyprus, saying Ankara’s unheeded calls for cooperation showed “who supports provocation and conflict and who supports peace and stability” in the region...

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