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1. Only one week left until the Cyprus presidential elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/only-one-week-left-until-the-cyprus-presidential-elections

With only one week until the February Presidential elections, candidates continued to deliver stump speeches at gatherings and meet with associations during the weekend. The issues they highlighted in their campaigns concerned issues in relation to the economy and the Cyprus problem, among others....

2. Those born in 20 years will live better, says Gates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/those-born-in-20-years-will-live-better-says-gates

Bill Gates, the business magnate and co-founder of the Microsoft behemoth, frequently offers his opinions on the existential dangers to the world and humanity, such as climate change and potential future pandemics. ...

3. Cabinet agrees to implement full-day high school program

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-agrees-to-implement-full-day-high-school-program

4. Labor unrest in the midst of an election - today's strike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/labor-unrest-in-the-midst-of-an-election-today-s-strike

Despite the unions' categorical assurances that the strike on Thursday has nothing to do with the current election period, the three-hour strike measures will de facto be butter on the election agenda of candidates who do not come from the government sector....

5. EC: €5 million in scholarships for Turkish Cypriot community

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-€5-million-in-scholarships-for-turkish-cypriot-community

The European Commission has announced the launch of the EU Scholarship Programme for the Turkish Cypriot community for the academic year 2023/24, with a budget of €5 million from the Aid Programme for the Turkish Cypriot community....

6. Strike set to affect flights in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strike-set-to-affect-flights-in-cyprus

Cyprus is bracing for a national three-hour strike on Thursday, between 12 noon and 3 pm, which is expected to affect most aspects of public life in the republic including transport and air traffic...

7. Lavrov plays passive aggressive towards Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lavrov-plays-passive-aggressive-towards-cyprus

"Greece and Cyprus have been among the most welcoming countries to us in recent years. There have been numerous joint cultural and educational events....

8. Kousios: Work accidents decreased by 7%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/kousios-work-accidents-decreased-by-7

Through the policies implemented and through specific measures, we have managed in recent years to have a continuous decrease in work accidents, said the Minister of Labour and Social Insurance, Kyriakos Koushos, on Tuesday, noting that "this year the decrease is estimated to be around 7%."...

9. Lavrov calls out Greece and Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lavrov-calls-out-greece-and-cyprus

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has called out Greece and Cyprus over decisions which he says 'reflect an aggressive line imposed onto Europe that goes against the interest of Greek people'...

10. School exams rescheduled to accommodate major strike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/school-exams-rescheduled-to-accommodate-major-strike

Unionized teachers in the Republic of Cyprus have secured a time change for school exams on Thursday so that members can take part in a major strike to demand restoration of pre-crisis wage indexation mechanisms for union workers...

11. Averof Neofytou: 'Only those who agree with my positions will serve in my government'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/averof-neofytou-only-those-who-agree-with-my-positions-can-serve-in-my-government

In an interview with K, DISY presidential candidate and president of DISY Averof Neofytou reiterated his position that if he loses the elections, resulting in a victory for Nikos Christodoulides,...

12. Debate: The disagreements, the tensions and what united the candidates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/debate-the-disagreements-the-tensions-and-what-united-the-candidates

The RIK debate on Thursday night (19/01) ended with disagreements, tensions, and characterization among the participants, who included Averof Neophytou, Nikos Christodoulides, Andreas Mavroyiannis, and Christos Christou. ...

13. Turkish Cypriots outraged over mufti's call for women to procreate on demand

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-outraged-over-mufti-s-call-for-women-to-procreate-on-demand

A Muslim religious leader’s instruction to women to dutifully accept a husband's “invitation to bed” to procreate has sparked outrage among many Turkish Cypriots, who saw the remarks as an imported encroachment of fundamentalist Islam on their secular community....

14. Cyprus aims for higher targets in green energy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-aims-for-higher-targets-in-green-energy

In 2022, renewable energy sources now make up a larger percentage of total energy consumption. ...

15. Sex ed to be introduced in schools by September

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sex-education-to-be-introduced-in-schools-by-september

Sex education will be introduced in an institutionalized and comprehensive manner beginning in September, covering all levels from pre-primary to third high school. ...

16. China's population shrinks for first time in 60 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-s-population-shrinks-for-first-time-in-60-years

China's population fell last year for the first time in six decades, a historic turn that is expected to mark the start of a long period of decline in its citizen numbers with profound implications for its economy and the world....

17. Cabinet: Nine more citizenships revoked

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-nine-more-citizenships-revoked

The Council of Ministers today confirmed its previous decision to deprive three investors and six of the dependents of their citizenship status following the expiration of the deadline for objections and the completion of the procedures in the competent committee....

18. PWC survey: Seven out of ten CEOs are pessimistic about 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/pwc-survey-seven-out-of-ten-ceos-are-pessimistic-about-2023

According to the 26th Annual Global CEO Survey conducted by PwC between October and November 2022, nearly three-quarters (73%) of respondents expect global economic growth to slow over the next 12 months....

19. Exam paper leak rocks school reform in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/exam-paper-leak-rocks-school-reform-in-cyprus

There was uproar in the Greek Cypriot education system on Monday after an exam paper leak was made public, with authorities unsure whether to call police and teachers calling on the government to rethink a controversial semester reform...

20. How do we assimilate immigrant children into our educational system?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/how-do-we-assimilate-immigrant-children-into-our-educational-system

As our great George Seferis would say, let's speak plainly. Today, in practice, how do we welcome a child who, for a variety of reasons, finds himself in a classroom where no one, or almost no one, speaks the same language as him, ...

21. More job vacancies reported than registered unemployed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-job-vacancies-reported-than-registered-unemployed

The number of job vacancies reported by hotels for the year 2022 was almost three times the monthly average of the number of registered unemployed persons, Labour and Social Insurance Minister Kyriakos Koushos said at a conference on the "Staff shortage in the field of hospitality"....

22. 47,700 young Europeans to be granted free travel tickets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/47-700-young-europeans-to-be-granted-free-travel-tickets

DiscoverEU, which is an action of the Erasmus+ program that gives youngsters a chance to travel throughout Europe for free, has announced that a total of 47,700 tickets will be given to European youngsters at the end of this winter....

23. Biology textbook at center of controversy in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biology-textbook-at-center-of-controversy-in-cyprus

A biology textbook is the center of heated debate in Cyprus after references to “purity” and “abstinence” in a chapter on sexually transmitted diseases were posted on social media...

24. Nikos Christodoulides: Discussing changes to the Guterres framework

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nikos-christodoulides-discussing-changes-to-the-guterres-framework

"I didn't hear anyone mention Mr. Kasoulides, the foreign minister, after the wreckage in Crans Montana. Nobody could blame him. He was not the most directly involved, nor was he the one who would take the final decisions..." ...

25. Housing, water and energy take up 25% of EU household expenses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/housing-water-and-energy-take-up-25-of-eu-household-expenses

In 2021, ‘Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels’ represented a quarter (25.0%) of EU household expenditure and 17.1% of household expenditure in Cyprus, according to Eurostat, the statistic service of the EU....

26. Cyprus’ new pro-west archbishop enthroned

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-pro-west-new-archbishop-enthroned

Cyprus’ new Archbishop Georgios was enthroned on Sunday as one of the oldest independent orthodox churches seeks to overcome division, but a no show at the carefully choreographed ceremony also signaled that hard feelings over Ukraine have remained unresolved...

27. Spain's irregular migration decreased by 25.6% last year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spain-s-irregular-migration-decreased-by-25-6-last-year

Data provided by the Spanish Ministry of the Interior has revealed that irregular immigration to Spain during the past year decreased by 25.6 percent, from 41,945 arrivals recorded in 2021 to 31,219 in 2022....

28. The plan to bring in more German tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-plan-to-bring-in-more-german-tourists

In a trip organized by the FTI Group and Meeting Point, German travel agents recently visited the island and discovered increased demand for Cyprus....

29. Nikos Christodoulides’ program for the next five years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/nikos-christodoulides-program-for-the-next-five-years

Cypriots will go to the polls on February 5 to elect the 8th President of the Republic. The campaign began very early compared to previous elections and will intensify during the remaining few weeks. ...

30. Cyprus' Archbishop Georgios lays down the law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-archbishop-georgios-lays-down-the-law

Cyprus’ newly elected Archbishop Georgios says he will adhere to the island’s church traditions but also promote religious inner-peace, adding all people of Cyprus are united against one enemy...

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