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02 February, 2023
 

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1. The first presidential election in Cyprus held in 1959

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/the-first-presidential-election-in-cyprus held-in-1959

On December 13, 1959, the young Republic of Cyprus held its first presidential elections. Glafkos Clerides, who opposed his father John's candidacy and was accused of failing to follow the Christian commandment to "honor thy father and thy mother,"...

2. Critics say Cyprus' helmet law is a backward step

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critics-say-helmet-law-in-cyprus-is-a-backward-step

Bicycle advocates say a new law in Cyprus that requires cyclists to wear helmets on the road is not the right answer, arguing an austere approach does not make things safer but could result to other problems including unintended consequences...

3. Averof Neofytou speaks to Oriana Papantoniou on 'Diaspora News'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/averof-neofytou-speaks-to-oriana-papantoniou-on-diaspora-news

The candidate for the Presidency of the Republic and President of DISY, Averof Neofytou, gave an interview with "SPOR FM 95.0" and the show "DIASPORA NEWS" with journalist Oriana Papantoniou at noon on Tuesday (31/01)....

4. Elections: The political 'crash test' in Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elections-the-political-crash-test-in-brussels

In the interim between the two rounds of presidential elections, EU leaders will convene in Brussels for an extraordinary European Council on migration management and ensuring Europe's economic competitiveness. ...

5. Turkey: The stance of the '6' on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-the-stance-of-the-6-on-cyprus

The publication of the foreign policy positions of the coalition of six opposition parties (led by the Kemalist CHP) contesting Erdogan's power is of particular interest,...

6. Is Anastasiadis an asset or a liability to the pre-election campaign?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/is-anastasiadis-an-asset-or-a-liability-to-the-pre-election-campaign

Many people cheered when Nicos Anastasiades begged his supporters to back DISY President Averof Neofytou in the upcoming elections a few days ago....

7. I don't want to live in half a country

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/i-don-t-want-to-live-in-half-a-country

I was born a refugee, far from my birthplace. Half Kyrenian, half Famagustan. I adored my hometown despite never having lived there... I do not want to live in half a country, so the Cyprus issue is a major factor in my decision to support Averof Neofytou. But why is this so?...

8. Why didn't they vote?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/why-didn-t-they-vote

This may seem unthinkable in Nicosia, but journalists interested in learning more about the upcoming Cypriot presidential elections, both officially and unofficially, have one question: is there any chance that Cyprus' stance on the European Union's response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine will change, and will we have "another Viktor Orban?"...

9. Nicosia scrambles to keep CyProb on UN agenda

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-scrambles-to-keep-cyprus-problem-on-un-agenda

Greek Cypriots want UN reports on the Cyprus Problem to continue every six months, but sources say the Security Council is leaning towards an annual extension at least for the peacekeeping force mandate following 'no meaningful progress' on the issue...

10. Turkey issues travel warnings for Europe and the United States

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-issues-travel-warnings-for-europe-and-the-united-states

On Saturday night, Turkey's foreign ministry issued two consecutive travel advisories for both European countries and the United States, expressing concern about the possibility of racist attacks....

11. Accountability at last? - Former Lebanon PM charged with homicide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/accountability-at-last-former-lebanon-pm-charged-with-homicide

The investigation into the Beirut port explosion has taken a new turn, with the judge overseeing the probe charging a former prime minister and two other former ministers with homicide with probable intent. ...

12. Stewart categorically denies alleged statements on 'Yeni Duzen'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stewart-categorically-denies-alleged-statements-on-yeni-duzen

The head of the peacekeeping force in Cyprus, Colin Stewart, has categorically rejected the references attributed to him following representations by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs....

13. 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. ...

14. US government moving ahead with intention to sell F-16's to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/us-government-moving-ahead-with-intention-to-sell-f-16-s-to-turkey

The Biden administration is moving ahead with its intention to supply Turkey with 40 new F-16 fighter jets and upgrade 80 of the country’s older ones....

15. Erdogan accused of inciting conflict to stay in power

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-accused-of-inciting-conflict-to-stay-in-power

The authoritarianism of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as well as his stance with regard to Sweden and Finland’s NATO application, is drawing the ire of an increasing number of international media....

16. Turkish daily's report on Stewart's statements are 'false and baseless'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-daily-s-report-on-stewart-s-statements-are-false-and-baseless

Everything included in the Turkish Cypriot press article is wrong and unfounded allegations which we absolutely do not confirm, UN spokesperson in Cyprus Aleem Siddique told CNA, asked about YENİDÜZEN's article on what the UN Secretary General's Special Representative in Cyprus, Colin Stewart, had said during a meeting in New York. ...

17. Averof received funds from Russian oligarchs, says Nikolas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/averof received-funds-from-russian-oligarchs-says-nikolas

Phedonas Phedonos has mentioned Averof Neofytou in relation to his complaint about Russian oligarchs financing a candidate, says DIKO President Nikolas Papadopoulos....

18. EU wants to send migrants back to their country of origin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-wants-to-send-migrants-back-to-their-country-of-origin

European Union migration ministers meet on Thursday to discuss visa restrictions and better coordination inside the bloc to be able to send more people with no right to asylum in Europe back to their home countries including Iraq....

19. Senator links Burisma to Biden classified documents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senator-links-burisma-to-biden-classified-documents

A newly revealed email from Hunter Biden’s laptop regarding Ukraine is raising eyebrows, with critics pushing a theory that the first son had access to classified information at a time when he maneuvered for a seat on Burisma, a Ukrainian gas company based in Cyprus...

20. Leaders of both sides agree current state of Cyprus unacceptable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/leaders-of-both-sides-agree-current-state-of-cyprus-unacceptable

Participants in a meeting of leaders and representatives of Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot political parties held on Wednesday, at Ledra Palace, in Nicosia underlined risks from a status quo in Cyprus which is not static but is getting worse, a joint communique issued after the meeting said....

21. Colocassides calls on candidates to reveal their donors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/colocassides-calls-on-candidates-to-reveal-their-donors

22. EU Health Commissioner to visit vaccine production plant in South Africa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-health-commissioner-to-visit-vaccine-production-plant-in-south-africa

EU Commissioner for Health Stella Kyriakides will visit a vaccine production plant and an mRNA technology hub whilst in South Africa. She will be in the country from Thursday to Saturday,...

23. 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....

24. Airlines to oppose France's ban on short-haul flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/airlines-to-oppose-france-s-ban-on-short-haul-flights

French and European airlines plan to invoke their rights to freedom of movement in protest to the environmental restrictions on short-haul flights, which France has partially banned and Brussels has approved in December....

25. PEGA's amendment games

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pega-s-amendment-games

The debate on Cyprus will turn into a game of balances and... amendments in relation to the draft report of the European Parliament's Committee of Inquiry into Surveillance Software (PEGA), ...

26. The upcoming presidential elections and the tragedy of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-upcoming-presidential-elections-and-the-tragedy-of-cyprus

Any serious student of Cypriot history would have to admit that we have missed a number of opportunities for a viable solution to our problem over the decades, ...

27. Migration: Nikos Christodoulides can and wants to deal with it

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/migration-nikos-christodoulides-can-and-wants-to-deal-with-it

One of the biggest and most serious problems Cyprus faces now, and one of the biggest challenges, is the issue of migration. Our country must deal with disproportionate flows of migrants, both in relation to its size and resources and in relation to its population....

28. 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,...

29. First group of asylum seekers relocated to Germany from Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-group-of-asylum-seekers-relocated-to-germany-from-cyprus

Repatriation flights from Cyprus to Germany and France began at the end of December as part of the EU's support policy for Nicosia in the refugee crisis. ...

30. 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. ...

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