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1. Billionaire Mark Cuban opens online pharmacy to provide affordable generic drugs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/billionaire-mark-cuban-opens-online-pharmacy-to-provide-affordable-generic-drugs

Mark Cuban has officially launched his newest venture—the online pharmacy Cost Plus Drugs....

2. Security Council renews UNFICYP but scolds both sides

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/security-council-renews-unficyp-but-scolds-both-sides

The Security Council on Thursday renewed the mandate for the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus for another six months, but not without causing angst in both sides of the divided island...

3. FM Kasoulides discusses Cyprus problem with UNSG's Special Representative Stewart

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fm-kasoulides-discusses-cyprus-problem-with-unsg-s-special-representative-stewart

Cyprus Foreign Affairs Minister, Ioannis Kasoulides, met on Thursday morning with the UN Secretary General`s Special Representative in Cyprus, Colin Stewart....

4. Strengthening Cyprus' anti-aircraft umbrella high on the Ministry of Defence agenda

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strengthening-cyprus-anti-aircraft-umbrella-high-on-the-ministry-of-defence-agenda

An in-depth study of proposals submitted by various countries for the procurement of a system that will strengthen the Republic’s anti-aircraft umbrella was completed by the Ministry of Defence, according to information obtained by the Cyprus News Agency (CNA)....

5. Desperate Afghan families resorting to selling their kidneys and even their own children to buy food

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/desperate-afghan-families-resorting-to-selling-their-kidneys-and-even-their-own-children-to-buy-food

Entire families in Afghanistan have been forced to sell their kidneys so they can buy food, as the country plunges deeper into a humanitarian crisis....

6. Anti-vaxxers making ‘at least $2.5m’ a year from publishing on Substack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/anti-vaxxers-making-‘at-least-$2-5m-a-year-from-publishing-on-substack

A group of vaccine-sceptic writers are generating revenues of at least $2.5m (£1.85m) a year from publishing newsletters for tens of thousands of followers on the online publishing platform Substack, according to new research....

7. Parents in Cyprus get jabbed to fly sick child to Germany

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parents-in-cyprus-get-jabbed-to-fly-sick-child-to-germany

The parents of a young child in need of surgery got vaccinated in Cyprus on Thursday after being told they could not fly to Germany for treatment unless they got jabbed, but it was still not clear whether the order was based on medical or travel policy...

8. EuroAsia secures EU funds for Cyprus but Israel left out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/euroasia-secures-eu-funds-for-cyprus-but-israel-left-out

Cypriot Energy Minister Natasa Pilides has welcomed the approval the approval of EU funds for the EuroAsia Interconnector, but the money is not enough for the submarine cable to reach Israel...

9. Britain: COVID travel restrictions are being scrapped

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-covid-travel-restrictions-are-being-scrapped

The COVID travel restrictions imposed by the government are being scrapped....

10. UK government holds breath as it awaits ‘partygate’ report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-government-holds-breath-as-it-awaits-‘partygate-report

Prime Minister Boris Johnson braced for the conclusions of an investigation into allegations of lockdown-breaching parties, a document that could help him end weeks of scandal and discontent, or bring his time in office to an abrupt close....

11. COVID-19: US hospital rejects man for heart transplant because he is not vaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-us-hospital-rejects-man-for-heart-transplant-because-he-is-not-vaccinated

An American hospital has rejected a patient for a heart transplant because he is not vaccinated against COVID-19, his family has said....

12. North irked over Turkish handball player’s airlift

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-irked-over-turkish-handball-player-s-airlift

Turkish Cypriots are accusing Greek Cypriots of trying to trying to score political points after a handball player quarantined in the south was not allowed to cross into the north to head back to Istanbul and had to be airlifted by an ambulance plane...

13. Cyprus to deport asylees on safety grounds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-deport-asylees-on-safety-grounds

Dozens of refugees in the Republic of Cyprus have been denied access to asylum, with reports saying they have been transported to a deportation facility while the nature of their crimes was still unknown...

14. Cypriot court says unvax ban serves common good

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-court-says-unvax-ban-serves-common-good

Α Nicosia district judge sided with the government on banning unvaccinated persons in restricted venues, saying the decision was for the common good and based on science...

15. Teddy Sagi's Playtech embroiled in takeover battle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/teddy-sagi-s-playtech-embroiled-in-takeover-battle

Israeli billionaire Teddy Sagi, the founder of Playtech, declined to comment on the withdrawal of Eddie Jordan's potential bid for the online gambling company he founded back in 1999....

16. Germany: Student opens fire with a rifle in German lecture hall before killing himself

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-student-opens-fire-with-a-rifle-in-german-lecture-hall-before-killing-himself

A student today opened fire during a lecture at a German university, injuring four people, before killing himself....

17. Supreme Court settles golden passports legal saga

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-settles-golden-passports-legal-saga

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus says a Parliament attempt last year to restrict the attorney general's role in a golden passport probe outcome was unconstitutional, after lawmakers had raised conflicts of interest for the state's chief law enforcer and his deputy...

18. U.S. weighs sending 5,000 troops to Eastern Europe to counter Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/u-s-weighs-sending-5-000-troops-to-eastern-europe-to-counter-russia

The Biden administration is considering sending as many as 5,000 U.S. troops to Eastern Europe, a U.S. official confirmed to NPR, in what would be a step-up in American military involvement in the region amid growing fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine....

19. Income tax revenue up by €25.6 million in 2020 compared to 2019

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/income-tax-revenue-up-by-€25-6-million-in-2020-compared-to-2019

Cyprus income tax revenue for the tax year 2020 increased by €25,6 million euros, compared to 2019, with the total amount exceeding €642 million. ...

20. Cypriot judge bails Chinese duo on technicality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-judge-bails-chinese-duo-on-technicality

A mother and son from China facing extradition in Cyprus on investment fraud charges have been released on bail, with a Paphos judge allowing them to walk free citing prosecution paperwork delays...

21. Cyprus FM to have talks in Washington with Blinken on February 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fm-to-have-talks-in-washington-with-blinken-on-february-1st

Cyprus Foreign Minister, Ioannis Kasoulides, will pay a visit to Washington at the invitation of the US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, with whom he will hold talks on February 1st, at the State Department....

22. Expert worried as Chloraka stoked about breakwaters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-shocked-as-chloraka-stoked-about-breakwaters

Local officials in Chloraka are stoked about tourism potential following a deal to install breakwater structures, but a coastal engineer is raising safety concerns for the project in Paphos’ western town that has been occupying the headlines recently over refugee management...

23. Cyprus passes national whistleblower law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-passes-national-whistleblower-law

Cypriot lawmakers passed a consolidated bill on whistleblowing protections on Thursday after years of delays and EU pressure, with the new law aimed to shield employees from retaliation after speaking up against corruption...

24. Sajid Javid’s axing of all Covid restrictions draws warnings from NHS

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sajid-javid-s-axing-of-all-covid-restrictions-draws-warnings-from-nhs

The government has pledged to abolish almost every existing Covid restriction over the coming weeks in England and “get life completely back to normal”, a course popular with Conservative MPs but which immediately prompted stark warnings from health groups....

25. Tatar: A campaign to recognize the pseudo-state

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-a-campaign-to-recognize-the-pseudo-state

26. WHO says no evidence healthy children, adolescents need COVID-19 boosters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-says-no-evidence-healthy-children-adolescents-need-covid-19-boosters

There is no evidence at present that healthy children and adolescents need booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, the World Health Organization's chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan said on Tuesday....

27. Greece’s first six Rafale jets mark arrival with salute over Acropolis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-first-six-rafale-jets-mark-arrival-with-salute-over-acropolis

The first six Rafale fighter jets Greece has purchased from France as part of a new defense agreement flew over the Acropolis in a salute on Wednesday after making the journey from Istres near Marseilles to Athens....

28. Metsola rises through EU’s power structure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/metsola-rises-through-eu-s-power-structure

Malta’s Roberta Metsola has been elected president of the European Parliament, after the madam speaker with Greek roots became the youngest MEP to hold the post after tough negotiations and a gentleman’s agreement...

29. State issues ultimatum in Chloraka refugee standstill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-issues-ultimatum-in-chloraka-refugee-standstill

Paphos officials are seeking ways to convince asylum seekers at a controversial studio complex in Chloraka to move out, with reports saying residents have been told they would lose their refugee assistance unless they agree by the end of the month to relocate at a migrant facility...

30. Nicosia could see rare snow midweek

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-could-see-rare-snow-midweek

A cold front continues to affect Cyprus, with temperature minimums in the mountains going into double digits below zero by midweek with a local meteorologist not ruling out snow in the capital...

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