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1. Search for 'lost brides' of Cyprus digs up painful past

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/search-for-lost-brides-of-cyprus-digs-up-painful-past

Those who witnessed it said a sobbing Fetine Menish had to be physically dragged by each arm to meet her fate; the 14-year-old was being married off to a Palestinian merchant searching Cyprus for a suitable Muslim wife to take back home...

2. ARIS joins forces with Taurus Aurum to supercharge the Cypriot startup entrepreneurship ecosystem

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/aris-joins-forces-with-taurus-aurum-to-supercharge-the-cypriot-startup-entrepreneurship-ecosystem

ARIS, an early-stage accelerator launched by the Bank of Cyprus and Deloitte earlier this year and Taurus Aurum Global Property Fund Limited, a multicompartamental private-owned self-managed Alternative Investment Fund headquartered in Nicosia, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the 24th of May 2018 in Nicosia...

3. Film producer Weinstein to surrender on sex assault charges

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/film-producer-weinstein-to-surrender-on-sex-assault-charges

Film producer Harvey Weinstein was expected to surrender to authorities in New York on Friday, months after he was toppled from Hollywood’s most powerful ranks by scores of women accusing him of sexual assault, a person familiar with the case said....

4. Mueller probes PSY Group’s money flow into Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mueller-probes-psy-group-s-money-flow-into-cyprus

US Special Counsel Robert Mueller is turning his attention to Cyprus and bank records of an Israeli-based firm that worked together with Cambridge Analytica to boost election chances for President Donald Trump...

5. CBD bank fined  €715,000 for non-compliance of anti-laundering rules

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cbd-bank-fined- €715-000-for-non-compliance-of-anti-laundering-rules

The Central Bank of Cyprus announced Tuesday that it has imposed a fine amounting to €715,000 on the Cyprus Development Bank Ltd due to non-compliance with anti-laundering laws and directives...

6. Cyprus tightens vetting for investment-for-passport scheme

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-tightens-vetting-for-investment-for-passport-scheme

In the wake of criticism that it was operating a "passports-for-cash" scheme, Cyprus has toughened up vetting procedures for those investors looking to get their hands on a European Union passport...

7. Cyprus forecasts high GDP growth of 3% plus until 2021

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-forecasts-high-gdp-growth-of-3-plus-until-2021

High growth rates exceeding 3% of the GDP and high primary surpluses are projected until the year 2021 in the Strategic Fiscal Policy Framework (SFPF) 2019-2021, which was approved by the cabinet...

8. UK financial sector wants global talent on tap after Brexit

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/uk-financial-sector-wants-global-talent-on-tap-after-brexit

Costs for hiring bankers, accountants and lawyers from outside Britain will soar after Brexit and threaten London’s standing as a global financial centre unless the immigration system is urgently reformed, a report said...

9. Russian 'dirty money' flowing through London damages UK

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/russian-dirty-money-flowing-through-london-damages-uk

Russian money hidden in British assets and laundered through City of London financial institutions damages the government’s efforts to take a tough stance against Moscow’s aggressive foreign policy, a committee of lawmakers said...

10. Cyprus wants to be a film industry contender

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-to-be-a-film-industry-contender

The Cyprus government wants to cut red tape that keeps film producers at bay, with a new bill in parliament aimed at attracting foreign companies that could choose the island for the next blockbuster...

11. Europe’s walls and Italy

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/europe-s-walls-and-italy

A coalition government between two Italian parties that are ready to challenge core European Union rules and practices will show whether the Union still has reserves of strength or whether decay and fragmentation are inevitable...

12. Booming Cyprus breaks more tourism records

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/booing-cyprus-breaks-more-tourism-records

An influx of Russian and British tourists has helped Cyprus break more records for the number of arrivals this year...

13. Six Greek bank staff linked to gang that netted €2.7 million from safe deposit boxes

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/six-greek-bank-staff-linked-to-gang-that-netted-€2-7-million-from-safe-deposit-boxes

Six bank employees are being charged as members of a criminal ring believed to have netted more than €2.7 million in cash and valuables from safe deposit boxes of a branch of National Bank in Thessaloniki over a period of 17 years...

14. Cyprus GDP growth is creating more jobs

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-gdp-grows-by-0-8-in-the-first-three-months

Bailed out eurozone member Cyprus notched up its 13th consecutive quarter in positive growth with GDP rising 0.8 percent in the first quarter, an official estimate showed...

15. Non-performing loans in banking system spike by €1.5 billion

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/non-performing-loans-spike-by-€1-5-billion

Non-performing exposures (NPEs) in the Cyprus banking system jumped up by €1.5 billion in January, as International Financial Reporting Standard 9 entered in to force...

16. Co-op receives two bids in good bank, bad bank scenarios

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/co-op-receives-two-bids-in-good-bank-bad-bank-scenarios

The Cooperative Central Bank (CCB) announced on Monday it has received two bids as part of its privatisation process launched in March, with one bidder going after the ‘good bank’ scenario just as the European Commission approved the acquisition of Altamira Cyprus by a joint platform with CCB and one of the bidders...

17. Israeli forces kill dozens in Gaza protests as anger mounts over US Embassy

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-forces-kill-dozens-in-gaza-protests-as-anger-mounts-over-us-embassy

Israeli forces killed at least 41 Palestinians along the Gaza border on Monday, health officials said, as demonstrators streamed to the frontier on the day the United States prepared to open its embassy in Jerusalem...

18. Probe into lawyers involved in migrant smuggling rackets

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probe-into-lawyers-involvement-in-migrant-smuggling-racket

Judicial authorities in northern Greece are investigating the involvement of local lawyers in rackets smuggling migrants and refugees across Greece’s Evros River border from Turkey...

19. Erdogan slams rating agencies for upgrading 'bankrupt' Greece

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-slams-rating-agencies-for-upgrading-bankrupt-greece

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan took a fresh swipe at rating agencies on Friday over the recent downgraded and the negative outlook they have assigned for the Turkish economy, using “bankrupt” Greece as an example....

20. All lights 'set on green' for end to Greek bailout

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/all-lights-set-on-green-for-end-to-greek-bailout

Greece’s exit from a bailout program instituted by the eurozone and International Monetary Fund looks set to proceed in August, Luxembourg finance minister Pierre Gramegna said on Friday...

21. Bank of England keeps powder dry on rate rise

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/bank-of-england-keeps-powder-dry-on-rate-rise

The Bank of England held interest rates and said weak growth during a snowy start to 2018 was likely to be only temporary, but it wanted to see a pick-up in the economy in the next few months before raising borrowing costs...

22. EBRD more upbeat about Cyprus growth rate

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ebrd-more-upbeat-about-cyprus-growth-rate

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has revised significantly its projection for Cyprus’ economic growth rate this year, in the context of a wider upward revision of its forecasts for the EBRD regions...

23. First shipping minister sets ambitious targets for Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/first-shipping-minister-sets-ambitious-targets-for-cyprus

The country’s location and tax system have made it a shipping magnet -- drawing maritime companies from Norway, Greece, Dubai and South Korea -- and prompting the creation of a ministry for the industry...

24. Cypriots beef up home security in wake of horrific crimes

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-beef-up-home-security-in-wake-of-horrific-crimes

Cypriots are beefing up home security in the wake of horrific and largely unexplained crimes, despite police saying crime has gone down on the island...

25. Two suspects on the run in Limassol shooting of policeman

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-suspects-on-the-run-in-limassol-shooting

Authorities are looking for two suspects in connection with a shooting incident in Limassol on Saturday, while a police officer who was critically wounded had to be taken to Israel for emergency treatment...

26. US Treasury Assistant Secretary encouraged by meetings in Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-treasury-assistant-secretary-encouraged-by-meetings-in-cyprus

The United States have been encouraged by the commitments made by Cypriot officials in the framework of meetings US Department of the Treasury Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing Marshall Billingslea held on Friday and will continue to work with Cyprus to combat corruption, money laundering, and other financial threats....

27. Greece's new startup culture: technology and seagrass sunglasses

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/greece-s-new-startup-culture-technology-and-seagrass-sunglasses

Greek student Stavros Tsompanidis was walking on a beach when he saw a business idea in the piles of dried-up seagrass...

28. EU predicts strong growth as unemployment declines

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/eu-sees-strong-growth-as-unemployment-declines

The Commission foresees a "strong growth momentum continuing" in the coming years, but warned of risks widening...

29. You can’t put a price on heritage

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/you-can-t-put-a-price-on-heritage

When the German tabloid Bild suggested that Greece should sell off Corfu and the Parthenon as part of its asset-stripping, they didn't know that Durrell had foreseen this many years ago...

30. Don’t get caught up in the East Med energy hype

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/don-t-get-caught-up-in-the-east-med-energy-hype

It is tempting for resource-poor countries to overestimate the promise of newly discovered hydrocarbon resources, particularly in times of need...