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1. Subsidy schemes to make Cyprus one of the top 30 tourism destinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/subsidy-schemes-to-make-cyprus-one-of-the-top-30-tourism-destinations

The Deputy Ministry of Tourism on Friday presented 12 subsidy schemes aimed at making Cyprus one of the 30 countries with the most developed tourism in the world by helping local authorities, organizations and companies to improve their services and attract more visitors....

2. 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....

3. Paris hospitals chief Martin Hirsch sparks debate on whether unvaccinated patients should pay for treatment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paris-hospitals-chief-martin-hirsch-sparks-debate-on-whether-unvaccinated-patients-should-pay-for-treatment

The head of the Paris hospitals system has set off a fierce debate by questioning whether people who refuse to be vaccinated against COVID-19 should continue to have their treatment covered by public health insurance....

4. Moondog's Bar & Grill hosts the third Virtual Whiskey Experience

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/moondog-s-bar-grill-hosts-the-third-virtual-whiskey-experience

In collaboration with the Alasia Shriners Club Of Cyprus and the Cyprus Whiskey Association, Moondogs is hosting the 3rd virtual Whiskey Experience, Live on our Facebook page on Saturday 05.02.2022 at 20:00....

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. Anastasiades: 'It is our duty never to forget'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-it-is-our-duty-never-to-forget

The Republic of Cyprus commemorates on Thursday the International Day in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust....

8. Flying car cleared for takeoff, but you'll need a pilot's license (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/flying-car-cleared-for-takeoff-but-you-ll-need-a-pilot-s-license-video

A car that can transform into a small aircraft has passed flights tests with flying colors in Slovakia, developers say....

9. Op-ed: The EastMed project and dilemmas over energy strategy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-eastmed-project-and-dilemmas-over-energy-strategy

The unprecedented energy crisis unfolding in Europe is a result of the European Union’s stubborn and one-sided preoccupation with the Green Deal (which is important in its own right). ...

10. Coronavirus: Which patients are at risk of long Covid-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-which-patients-are-at-risk-of-long-covid-19

Scientists in Switzerland have announced that for the first time they have found a way to predict whether a patient is at risk of developing the so-called long Covid-19, ...

11. Flights halted and cars banned as snow silences Istanbul

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flights-halted-and-cars-banned-as-snow-silences-istanbul

Flights were suspended for a second day at Istanbul Airport and private vehicles were barred from city streets on Tuesday, as heavy snowfall snarled traffic and left people stranded in Turkey's biggest city and across the country....

12. 'US is undercutting three of its strongest allies in region by undermining EastMed'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-is-undercutting-three-of-its-strongest-allies-in-region-by-undermining-eastmed

US Representatives Gus Bilirakis and Nicole Malliotakis recently sent a stern letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken vociferously objecting to the Administration’s recent reversal of support for the Eastern Mediterranean Pipeline....

13. Cyprus scores low on public sector corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scores-low-on-public-sector-corruption

The Republic of Cyprus was at a historic low in terms of perceived levels of corruption in the public sector, according to figures released this week by Transparency International...

14. 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....

15. Future of the university as we know it is under threat – EY report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/future-of-the-university-as-we-know-it-is-under-threat-–-ey-report

A new EY report, Are universities of the past still the future?, argues that universities in advanced economies are facing a number of existential issues in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic....

16. Ukraine: Britain, US withdraw diplomats and their families

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-britain-us-withdraw-diplomats-and-their-families

The United Kingdom has begun withdrawing some staff from its embassy in the Ukrainian capital amid fears of an imminent Russian military invasion....

17. US singer Meatloaf dead at 74

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-singer-meatloaf-dead-at-74

US singer Meat Loaf, who was known for hits including Bat Out Of Hell, has died at the age of 74 after selling more than 100 million albums worldwide and starring in 65 movies - with reports suggesting he contracted Covid-19....

18. Rare, pristine coral reef found off Tahiti coast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rare-pristine-coral-reef-found-off-tahiti-coast

Deep in the South Pacific, scientists have explored a rare stretch of pristine corals shaped like roses off the coast of Tahiti. The reef is thought to be one of the largest found at such depths and seems untouched by climate change or human activities....

19. 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....

20. Robert De Niro's Nobu Hotel to open in Santorini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/robert-de-niro-s-nobu-hotel-to-open-in-santorini

Yet another leading name from the global tourism industry is arriving on Greece’s shores. Nobu Hospitality has announced the start of operations of its first hotel in the country, located on the island of Santorini....

21. CNP CYPRUS Group: offer of a large number of Complete Computer Systems, to the Ministry of Education

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cnp-cyprus-group-offer-of-a-large-number-of-complete-computer-systems-to-the-ministry-of-education

The era of the pandemic has clearly highlighted the importance of new digital technologies in many aspects of our lives. On the road to the future, digitalization is a top priority for society, the economy and the government....

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

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

23. Minthis wins Leading Golf Sustainability Award

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/minthis-wins-leading-golf-sustainability-award

Minthis Golf Club has demonstrated its groundbreaking work in sustainability, not only in Cyprus but worldwide, with the most prestigious honour in the golf travel industry: The 2021 IAGTO Award for Outstanding Contribution to Sustainability....

24. Novak vs Australia not over yet with star in talks to sue government for $6 million

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/novak-vs-australia-not-over-yet-with-star-in-talks-to-sue-government-for-$6-million

Novak Djokovic is reportedly in talks with lawyers about suing the Australian government for millions of dollars on grounds of “ill-treatment”....

25. 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....

26. 'The situation regarding Cyprus problem is not due to the lack of the UN involvement'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-situation-regarding-cyprus-problem-is-not-due-to-the-lack-of-the-un-involvement

The UN is trying to keep the two sides in Cyprus closer in order to reach an agreement for the benefit of all involved. The situation we are in is not due to the lack of UN involvement, the Spokesperson for the United Nations Secretary-General, Stéphane Dujarric, has said....

27. Spehar appointed Assistant Secretary-General for Peacebuilding Support at DPPA

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spehar-appointed-assistant-secretary-general-for-peacebuilding-support-at-dppa

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced the appointment of Elizabeth Spehar of Canada as Assistant Secretary-General for Peacebuilding Support in the Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA)....

28. Airlines worldwide rush to change flights over US 5G problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/airlines-worldwide-rush-to-change-flights-over-us-5g-problem

Airlines across the world, including the long-haul carrier Emirates, rushed Wednesday to cancel or change flights heading into the U.S. over an ongoing dispute about the rollout of 5G mobile phone technology near American airports....

29. Maricar’s mom still seeks justice in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/maricar-s-mom-still-seeks-justice-in-cyprus

The mother of murdered Filipina Maricar Valdez Arquiola is still waiting for the Cypriot government to do the right thing, with reports saying relatives of victims in the island’s unprecedented serial killer case are still waiting for a proper financial settlement...

30. In Greece, unvaccinated older people now face monthly fines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-greece-unvaccinated-older-people-now-face-monthly-fines

Greece Monday imposed a vaccination mandate for people over age 60, as coverage remains below the European Union average and a recent spike in infections has sustained pressure on hospitals....

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