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1. Cyprus wants to rein in ‘passport-selling’ agencies

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-to-rein-in-‘passport-selling-agencies

The Cyprus government has issued strict guidelines aimed at curbing the overt promotion of passports, censuring agencies that explicitly try to lure rich foreign nationals for enrollment in the citizenship-by-investment programme...

2. Wanted man arrested in Limassol overnight raid

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wanted-man-arrested-in-limassol-overnight-raid

Limassol police arrested 30-year-old Nikos Mezirides, who was wanted in connection with a series of criminal offences and was considered dangerous...

3. Paphos airport trespasser had ‘no malicious intent’

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-airport-trespasser-had-‘no-malicious-intent

The passenger, who missed his flight after being arrested for breaching security at Paphos airport, says he was only trying to get to his plane after his wife told him they were closing the gate to the boarding area...

4. Building permits up by 14.4 percent in April

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/building-permits-up-by-14-4-percent-in-april

The number of building permits issued this April compared to last April was up by 14.4% according to data released by the Cyprus Statistical Service...

5. Man pleads not guilty in Yeroskipou fatal dog mauling

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-pleads-not-guilty-in-yeroskipou-fatal-dog-mauling

The 27-year-old dog owner who is facing manslaughter in the death of Petruna Nikolova has pleaded not guilty to the main charges...

6. Cyprus improves but more work needed to combat human trafficking

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-improves-but-more-work-needed-to-combat-human-trafficking

A US report on human trafficking has reinstated the Republic of Cyprus back to Tier 1, saying the country meets minimum standards while the situation in the north is a lot worse...

7. Paphos airport wins accessibility award

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/paphos-airport-wins-accessibility-award

Paphos International Airport has won an award for being the most accessible airport in Europe during this week’s Airports Council International conference in Brussels...

8. Worried investors looking for Lillevyali in Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/worried-investors-looking-for-lillevyali-in-cyprus

The whereabouts of Russian hedge fund manager German Lillevyali are currently unknown, but his possible location in Cyprus is shrouded in even more mystery as people are looking to get their money back...

9. New charges connect dots in Russia collusion probe

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-charges-connect-dots-in-russia-collusion-probe

Recent witness tampering allegations against Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign manager accused of money laundering in Cyprus among others, are linked to new charges against a political operative with alleged ties to Russian spies...

10. Woman arrested in Nicosia on Russian warrant

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-arrested-in-nicosia-on-russian-warrant

A 54-year-old woman was arrested in Nicosia on a Russian warrant, as she was undergoing inspection at the Agios Dhometios checkpoint Wednesday night...

11. Passport scheme could bring ‘Dutch disease’ to Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/passport-scheme-could-bring-‘dutch-disease-in-cyprus

The Fiscal Council is warning that the passports-for-cash scheme could mean that some sectors of the economy could suffer while others grow, a phenomenon known as the Dutch disease...

12. Israel blocks flotilla from Gaza en route to Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-blocks-flotilla-from-gaza-en-route-to-cyprus

A Limassol-bound flotilla carrying at least two dozen Palestinian patients and activists was reportedly blocked by Israeli forces, who fired warning shots when the boats broke a boundary off the coast Gaza...

13. Funeral for nine Syrian refugees held in north

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/funeral-for-nine-syrian-refugees-held-in-north

The funeral of nine Syrian refuges, whose bodies washed up on the northern shores of the island, was held in Lefka on Saturday, with their relatives living in the south crossing the checkpoints to pay their final respects...

14. Britons dash to become German before Brexit

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britons-dash-to-become-german-before-brexit

Driven by the prospect of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union next year, the number of British passport holders who became German citizens jumped by 162 percent last year, Germany’s Federal Statistics Office said on Wednesday...

15. Britons living in Cyprus have nothing to fear post-Brexit

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britons-living-in-cyprus-have-nothing-to-worry-about-post-brexit

Britain says it has secured the right for UK nationals living in Cyprus to keep the same status that they currently enjoy as EU citizens...

16. 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...

17. Four bodies wash up in the north

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-bodies-wash-up-in-the-north

Four bodies washed up on Cyprus’ northern shores Sunday and Monday, believed to belong to Syrian nationals on a migratory route...

18. Brexit-hit EU staff ditch UK passports

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brexit-hit-eu-staff-ditch-uk-passports

About one in 10 British civil servants at the European Commission has taken another EU nationality since the Brexit vote, but are nonetheless resigned to scant prospects of future promotion...

19. Cyprus Citizenship and Residency through investment

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-citizenship-and-residency-through-investment

A lot has been said about the investment path to citizenship or residency in Cyprus, often clouding perceptions on all the different issues associated with the programme...

20. UK dogs and cats catching deadly diseases from ticks after travelling abroad

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/uk-dogs-and-cats-catching-deadly-diseases-from-ticks-after-travelling-abroad

British pets are catching deadly diseases from foreign ticks after travelling to Europe on pet passports, vets have warned....

21. Bill Cosby once beloved 'America's Dad' convicted of sexual assault

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-cosby-once-beloved-america-s-dad-convicted-of-sexual-assault

Comedian Bill Cosby was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting a onetime friend in 2004, marking the first such conviction of a celebrity since the #MeToo movement that has brought down rich and powerful men for their treatment of women...

22. Cyprus is open for business and China’s buying

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-is-open-for-business-and-china-s-buying

As US President Donald Trump builds barriers to Chinese trade, Cyprus is throwing open the gates...

23. Russian oligarchs could be Cyprus' Achilles heel

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-central-banker-says-oligarchs-are-banks-achilles-heel

Former central banker Panicos Demetriades says Cyprus is serving Russian oligarchs at the expense of its credibility abroad while doubting the success story in a tell-all interview with Kathimerini...

24. CNN video peeks at Cypriot EU passports for Russians

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cnn-peeks-at-eu-passports-for-russians-in-cyprus

Cyprus was featured on CNN’s Around The World video section, where special reporter Matthew Chance highlighted the controversial passport scheme which grants citizenship to wealthy foreign nationals....

25. More Russians and Brits get CY passports

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-naturalised-citizens-up-by-40

The biggest group of foreign nationals that obtained Cypriot citizenship in 2016 were Russians, followed by UK nationals, according to Eurostat data that show close to one million foreigners became EU citizens that year....

26. J&P starts to pay workers again

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/j-p-starts-to-pay-workers-again

J&P workers in Saudi Arabia finally got their December pay cheque following a protracted labour dispute with the management of the Cypriot company, which is facing a number of financial challenges. Cypriot workers are still waiting to get paid but it looks like they will have to wait until after the Easter holidays....

27. Firm challenges blue British passport contract going to France

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/firm-challenges-blue-british-passport-contract-going-to-france

De La Rue said it would seek a judicial review of the provisional decision to award the British passport contract to an overseas company...

28. J&P Overseas in dire straits

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/j-p-in-saudi-arabia-in-dire-straits

The Cyprus-based J&P Overseas construction company is in a negative spotlight this week, after a series of damning letters sent by employees to Riyadh’s management were made public. The allegations are pretty ugly but the company vows to fix problems....

29. Human traffickers found guilty

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/human-traffickers-found-guilty

A known Cypriot lawyer was found guilty along with six others in a human trafficking case, where Romanian women were lured to Cyprus for jobs but ended up being locked up until they preformed fake marriages with men from third countries...

30. Passport control with no questions asked

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passport-control-with-no-questions-asked

Passengers using Larnaca and Paphos airports in Cyprus will have a new, automated way to go through passport control this summer, without having to stare at an official. ...