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29 January, 2022
 

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1. President appoints former Spokesperson Koushios as new Deputy Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-appoints-former-spokesperson-koushios-as-new-deputy-minister

President Nicos Anastasiades has decided to appoint former Spokesperson Kyriakos Koushos as new Deputy Minister to the President, following the resignation Thursday of Vasilis Palmas....

2. 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...

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. Tatar: The wealth of the eastern Mediterranean is common

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-the-wealth-of-the-eastern-mediterranean-is-common

The wealth of the eastern Mediterranean is common, said Turkish leader Ersin Tatar, adding that they are obliged to defend their rights to the end....

6. Cyprus thrilled over Metsola speakership

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-thrilled-over-metsola-speakership

President Nicos Anastasiades described Roberta Metsola’s references to Cyprus as “'nspiring' during her speech as she took the reins of the European Parliament, with the MEP from Malta also enjoying strong support from other Cypriots...

7. 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...

8. Extradition case in Cyprus gets political

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/extradition-case-in-cyprus-gets-political

Cyprus is in the middle of a politically-charged extradition battle where a mother and son wanted by Chinese authorities are getting support from an American organization backed by Donald Trump’s former advisor...

9. No change in foreign policy, says Kasoulides, pledges more focus on foreign diplomats and EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-change-in-foreign-policy-says-kasoulides-pledges-more-focus-on-foreign-diplomats-and-eu

Newly-appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ioannis Kasoulides, has assured on Tuesday that there will be no change in foreign policy, instead, more attention will be given to particular issues....

10. Washington bows out of East Med gas pipeline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-bows-out-of-east-med-gas-pipeline-talk

Washington implicitly clarified in a statement on Monday that it did not support an ambitious East Med gas pipeline project, following a Twitter storm sparked by Greek media reports on a non-paper expressing American reservations about the plan...

11. Ioannis Kassoulides re-appointed as Foreign Minister of Cyprus by President Anastasiades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ioannis-kassoulides-re-appointed-as-foreign-minister-of-cyprus-by-president-anastasiades

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades has announced on Monday that Ioannis Kasoulides will retake the post of Foreign Minister after the resignation on Sunday of Nikos Christodoulides, stressing that the way things have turned out, he had no choice but to accept the resignation....

12. Man wanted for wishing death on politicians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-wanted-for-wishing-death-on-politicians

Cyprus Police are searching for a man who wished death on the interior minister and the wife and kids of another politician, with investigators handling the complaint as a high profile cyber stalking case...

13. Turkish Cypriot mountaineer waves flag in Antarctica

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-mountaineer-waves-flag-in-antarctica

A Turkish Cypriot mountaineer on a mission to complete the Seven Summits challenge made headlines on the island after waving a flag on Mount Vinson in Antarctica, saying he was honoring his late grandfather and country...

14. Averof announces his intention to run for President in 2023 (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/averof-announces-his-intention-to-run-for-president-in-2023-video

President of Democratic Rally (DISY) Averof Neofytou has announced his intention to seek his party's nomination to run for President of the Republic of Cyprus....

15. Maybe we need to stop fighting over the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/maybe-we-need-to-stop-fighting-over-the-pandemic

I was thinking just the other day that if I were the prime minister of the Netherlands and was being criticized by the opposition over my country’s performance in managing the coronavirus, I may have responded: “What’s your problem?...

16. East Med is ‘not a Turkish sea,’ president of French Senate tells Kathimerini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/east-med-is-‘not-a-turkish-sea-president-of-french-senate-tells-kathimerini

The East Mediterranean is not a Turkish sea and interoperability between the French and Greek armed forces is a factor that brings stability to the region...

17. Philippine President Duterte withdraws candidacy for Senate seat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/philippine-president-duterte-withdraws-candidacy-for-senate-seat

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte today withdrew his candidacy for a Senate seat, an election commission spokesman said....

18. End of an era: Merkel bows out after 16 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/end-of-an-era-germany-s-merkel-bows-out-after-16-years

Angela Merkel was assured of a place in the history books as soon as she became Germany’s first female chancellor on Nov. 22, 2005...

19. Female accuser kept in the dark as rape case dropped

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-kept-in-the-dark-as-rape-case-dropped

A woman who has accused a Larnaca politician of rape ten years ago says she was left in the dark over a recent decision not to prosecute the case, asking publicly the state attorney general to explain why his office dropped the case...

20. K. Treppides & Co Ltd: Social Media and Investment Recommendations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/k-treppides-co-ltd-social-media-and-investment-recommendations

It is commonly accepted that social media play a defining role in almost every aspect of our everyday life. ...

21. An American president with special knowledge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/an-american-president-with-special-knowledge

Criticism of Turkish practices by the international community is a recurrent feature in world politics. ...

22. Erdogan's threatening statements after Larnaca mosque attack (Update)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-s-threatening-statements-after-larnaca-mosque-attack-update

A few hours ago, the representatives of the Turkish government made statements about the attack on the mosque located in the coastal zone of Larnaca....

23. Francis in Cyprus calls for end to 'walls of fear'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/francis-in-cyprus-calls-for-end-to-walls-of-fear

Pope Francis verged into the world of poetry on Thursday at the Presidential Palace in Nicosia where he likened Cyprus to the painful process of producing a beautiful pearl, calling for an end to 'walls of fear' and urging people off all cultures to embrace one another...

24. A message from the President of the Republic to Turkish Cypriots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-message-from-the-president-of-the-republic-to-turkish-cypriots

President Anastasiades sent a message to Turkish Cypriots on Wednesday night by saying that they need to "finally realize that as long as they depend, and will depend, on Turkey, they will suffer the same as the Turkish people"....

25. Cabbies want no politics in pumping gas north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabbies-want-no-politics-in-pumping-gas-north

Taxi drivers in the Republic of Cyprus went on strike Tuesday to air their grievances against customs officials who allegedly have been threatening cabbies to have their vehicles confiscated if they filled up in the north...

26. Cyprus grabs a seat at the Libya conference table

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-grabs-a-seat-at-the-libya-conference-table

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has a seat waiting for him at the Libya conference in Paris on Friday, the first time ever for the east Mediterranean island to officially state its views on the war-torn country proxied by power struggles in the region...

27. Former South African President F.W. de Klerk dead at 85

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-south-african-president-f-w-de-klerk-dead-at-85

South Africa's last white president F.W. de Klerk, who died on Thursday aged 85, stunned the world when he scrapped apartheid and negotiated a peaceful transfer of power to a Black-led government under Nelson Mandela....

28. Cyprus dips toe into euthanasia debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-dips-toe-into-euthanasia-debate

Euthanasia in the Republic of Cyprus is forbidden by law but two women in parliament are more than ready to discuss the taboo of painless killing, a practice viewed by the Church as suicide or even murder...

29. Limbo in a blue tent: African asylum-seekers stuck on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/limbo-in-a-blue-tent-african-asylum-seekers-stuck-on-cyprus

It seems a strange place to pitch a tent. Plump in the middle of the United Nations-patrolled buffer zone that has divided Cyprus along ethnic lines since 1974,...

30. Social media enabling destruction of democracy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/social-media-enabling-destruction-of-democracy

“It’s the enabler of the destruction of democracy. It’s the enabler of the destruction of the facts,” says the Filipino Nobel Laureate Maria Ressa...

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