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1. Energizing surprise: Abundance of energy sends prices plummeting in Finland

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/energizing-surprise-abundance-of-energy-sends-prices-plummeting-in-finland

Finland was dealing with an unusual problem on Wednesday: clean electricity that was so abundant it sent energy prices into the negative....

2. WHO declares end to Covid-19 global emergency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-declares-end-to-covid-19-global-emergency

The World Health Organization said Friday that Covid-19 no longer qualifies as a global emergency, marking a symbolic end to the devastating coronavirus pandemic that triggered once-unthinkable lockdowns, upended economies worldwide and killed at least 7 million people worldwide....

3. Cyprus outlines new approach to gender equality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-outlines-new-approach-to-gender-equality

Cyprus ranks 22nd out of 27 EU Member States in terms of gender equality, according to the European Institute for Gender Equality's Indicators, said Commissioner for Gender Equality Josie Christodoulou....

4. Greek and Turk connect over tombstone in Istanbul

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-and-turk-connect-over-tombstone-in-istanbul

Kerem Soyyilmaz knew very little about the 1923 population exchange between Greece and Turkey but felt such a strong urge to investigate after discovering in the summer of 2017 a marble slab with an inscription in Greek...

5. Lawmakers discuss special energy plans for refugees and large families

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawmakers-discuss-special-energy-plans-for-refugees-and-large-families

Lawmakers in Cyprus are urging relevant agencies to create two special plans for the installation of photovoltaics, energy-saving, and subsidizing electric mobility for refugees and large families....

6. 'Mansion tax' introduced to help homeless Californians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mansion-tax-introduced-to-help-homeless-californians

Some of the biggest names in Hollywood are rushing to sell their multi-million-dollar houses in Los Angeles before a new “mansion tax” kicks in on April 1....

7. 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)....

8. 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....

9. Finance Minister responds to CBS: 'Disinformation and fake news' (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-minister-responds-to-cbs-disinformation-and-fake-news

The report on the CBS show '60 Minutes' about Russian oligarchs was referred to by the Finance Minister in his detailed response on the issue. ...

10. Rising cost of living worrisome for almost all Cypriots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rising-cost-of-living-worrisome-for-almost-all-cypriots

The rising cost of living, the threat of poverty and social exclusion, and the migration issue are Cypriots’ greatest concerns according to the European Parliament’s Autumn 2022 Eurobarometer Survey released on Thursday....

11. Pele, Brazilian legend of the beautiful game, dies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pele-brazilian-legend-of-the-beautiful-game-dies

Pele, the legendary Brazilian soccer player who rose from barefoot poverty to become one of the greatest and best-known athletes in modern history, died on Thursday at the age of 82...

12. One million Britons 'at risk of becoming homeless'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/one-million-britons-at-risk-of-becoming-homeless

Lord John Bird, the founder of Britain's street newspaper The Big Issue, has stated that a million, if not more, people in the country are at risk of falling into poverty and becoming homeless because they are unable to pay their rent or mortgage....

13. 'K' poll: The race for second place (graphics)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/k-poll-the-race-for-second-place-graphics

We are in the crucial final sixty days before the elections, and everything points to a sensational thriller, a fierce battle for the coveted second place....

14. Dept of Labour: 'Our social security fund is sound'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dept-of-labour-our-social-security-fund-is-sound

According to the Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance, the General Social Insurance Plan's most recent actuarial study shows that the amendments made up until 2012 ensure the long-term viability of the Social Insurance Fund and that,...

15. Why inequality is growing in the US and around the world

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-why-inequality-is-growing-in-the-us-and-around-the-world

U.S. income inequality grew in 2021 for the first time in a decade, according to data the Census Bureau released in September 2022....

16. Merchants of Death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-merchants-of-death

People trafficker. A profitable “profession.” A high-risk profession, of course, because the business may sink. In this case, literally. Then 18, 50, 100 lives could be lost, including small children....

17. Energy poverty: The nightmare that everyone is attempting to alleviate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/energy-poverty-the-nightmare-that-everyone-is-attempting-to-alleviate

"Energy poverty is a major social issue with a direct impact on health that affects approximately 54 million Europeans. High energy prices, low incomes, and damp, unhealthy homes with poor insulation all contribute to higher rates of energy poverty," according to a statement published on the website of the European Committee of Regions on June 2019....

18. 'UN adopts equidistant stance, even when faced with violation of resolutions'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-adopts-equidistant-stance-even-when-faced-with-violation-of-resolutions

The UN, unfortunately, adopts an equal-distance stance, even when faced with the violation of decisions, resolutions and defined scope and terms of reference specified to the Secretariat said Friday Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades. He also referred to recent statements by Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan which he described as provocative....

19. Self-employed more at risk of poverty in Cyprus and EU in 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/self-employed-more-at-risk-of-poverty-in-cyprus-and-eu-in-2021

In 2021, almost a quarter (23.6%) of all self-employed people aged 18 years and over in the EU were at risk of poverty and social exclusion....

20. Will the riots in Iran be the catalyst for an uprising?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/will-the-riots-in-iran-be-the-catalyst-for-an-uprising

Riots erupted during the funeral of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in Iran. Amini died under dubious circumstances last Friday after being arrested by the country's morality police....

21. Woman forcibly takes savings from Beirut bank using toy gun (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-forcibly-takes-savings-from-beirut-bank-using-toy-gun

A woman accompanied by activists and brandishing what she said was a toy pistol broke into a Beirut bank branch on Wednesday, taking $13,000 from her trapped savings....

22. Gorbachev, who steered Soviet breakup, dead at 91

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gorbachev-who-steered-soviet-breakup-dead-at-91

Mikhail Gorbachev, who set out to revitalize the Soviet Union but ended up unleashing forces that led to the collapse of communism, the breakup of the state and the end of the Cold War, died Tuesday. The last Soviet leader was 91...

23. 17.3% of the population were at risk of poverty or social exclusion in 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/17-3-of-the-population-were-at-risk-of-poverty-or-social-exclusion-in-2021

Slightly more than 17% of the population in Cyprus were in 2021 at risk of poverty or social exclusion....

24. Trade unions and employers disagree on national minimum wage parameters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trade-unions-and-employers-disagree-on-national-minimum-wage-parameters

Efforts to come to an agreement on the establishment of a national minimum wage in Cyprus were unsuccessful during a scheduled meeting on Tuesday held by the President with trade unionists and employers' unions....

25. Government takes steps to break Cyprus' reliance on fossil fuels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-takes-steps-to-break-cyprus-reliance-on-fossil-fuels

The government today took steps to break Cyprus’ reliance on fossil fuels....

26. Only half of Cypriots agree with EU sanctions against Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/only-half-of-cypriots-agree-with-eu-sanctions-against-russia

Only 54% of respondents in Cyprus, compared to an average of 80% in the European Union, agree with EU financial sanctions against Russia, according to the European Parliament's spring Eurobarometer findings....

27. President vows to carry on Zeta’s legacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-president-vows-to-carry-on-zeta-s-legacy

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades bade farewell on Friday to Labor Minister Zeta Emilianidou, who passed away on Monday after suffering a cerebral aneurysm in May, noting that despite her achievements she remained humble, humane, a respectable lady and that he feels proud of her work...

28. EU strikes deal on adequate minimum wage in member states

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-strikes-deal-on-adequate-minimum-wage-in-member-states

With a deal struck on Monday night, Parliament and Council negotiators agreed on EU rules to set adequate minimum wages, as provided by national law and/or collective agreements....

29. Nouris: Over 150,000 migrants expected this year in southern Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-over-150-000-migrants-expected-this-year-in-southern-europe

Mediterranean countries on major migrant routes into Europe expect over 150,000 arrivals this year as food shortages caused by the Ukraine conflict threaten a new migration wave from Africa and the Middle East....

30. Russia ready to allow ships with food to leave Ukraine in exchange of lifting sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-ready-to-allow-ships-with-food-to-leave-ukraine-in-exchange-of-lifting-sanctions

Russia is ready to provide a humanitarian corridor for vessels carrying food to leave Ukraine, in return for the lifting of some sanctions, the Interfax news agency cited Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Rudenko as saying on Wednesday (25 May)....

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