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01 October, 2022
 

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1. '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....

2. 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....

3. 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....

4. 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....

5. 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...

6. 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....

7. 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....

8. 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....

9. 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....

10. 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...

11. 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....

12. 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....

13. 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)....

14. A new billionaire nearly every day during the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/a-new-billionaire-nearly-every-day-during-the-pandemic

Some 573 people have joined the billionaire ranks since 2020, bringing the worldwide total to 2,668, according to an analysis released by Oxfam on Sunday. ...

15. EY launches 2022 Better Working World Data Challenge to help tackle biodiversity loss

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-launches-2022-better-working-world-data-challenge-to-help-tackle-biodiversity-loss

16. Op-ed: A cornered rat is very dangerous indeed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-a-cornered-rat-is-very-dangerous-indeed

Russian President Vladimir Putin has always been eager to share an instructive story from his childhood, about how, when he was growing up in poverty in Soviet Leningrad, he used to spend his days chasing rats....

17. 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). ...

18. Inequalities between women and men more profound two years into life with Covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-inequalities-between-women-and-men-more-profound-two-years-into-life-with-covid

What is very apparent is that women have kept our societies functioning during the pandemic, beyond what they always did, with very little social recognition, appreciation and support;...

19. In exodus from Lebanon, the well-off find new home in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-exodus-from-lebanon-the-well-off-find-new-home-in-cyprus

Many well-off Lebanese who escaped their country’s economic tailspin for a new life in the nearby island nation of Cyprus say the transition has been a whirlwind of emotions....

20. As millions fell into poverty during the pandemic, billionaires' wealth soared

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/as-millions-fell-into-poverty-during-the-pandemic-billionaires-wealth-soared

The coronavirus pandemic has worsened the massive financial gap between rich and poor around the world, a new report has found....

21. Pope calls migrant crisis 'shipwreck of civilisation'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-calls-migrant-crisis-shipwreck-of-civilisation

Pope Francis condemned the exploitation of migrants for political purposes on Sunday during a visit to the Greek island of Lesbos, branding the global indifference to their plight the 'shipwreck of civilisation'...

22. Pope flies to Cyprus to set tone on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-flies-to-cyprus-to-set-tone-on-migration

Pope Francis flies to Cyprus on Thursday in a show of support for migrants on the island, where debate on asylum seekers has been intense, with reports saying his entourage has arranged for dozens of refugees to fly back to Italy...

23. Reduction of electricity VAT from 19% to 9%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vat-reduction

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said on Thursday that the Government has notified the EU’s VAT Committee over its intention to reduce VAT on household electricity bills from 19% to 9%...

24. Pope to visit Cyprus on his way to Lesvos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-to-visit-cyprus-on-his-way-to-lesvos

Pope Francis will travel to Greece and the eastern Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus on a five-day trip next month, the Vatican confirmed Friday....

25. One quarter of the population on the verge of poverty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/one-quarter-of-the-population-on-the-verge-of-poverty

According to a statement by Cypriot Network Against Poverty, 24% of the population of Cyprus is on the verge of poverty, which means 200 citizens will soon cross the poverty line....

26. Why Europeans are facing a 'heavy winter'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/why-europeans-are-facing-a-heavy-winter

Europe 's households are facing much higher energy bills in winter due to rising global energy and gas prices, and consumer organizations have warned that the most vulnerable could be hit by energy poverty....

27. President Anastasiades addresses the 76th UN General Assembly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-anastasiades-addresses-the-76th-un-general-assembly

The President of the Republic, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades, today addressed members of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly in New York....

28. Another 85 million by February if Cyprus meets deadline of key reforms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-must-meet-deadline-of-key-reforms-to-receive-the-next-85-million-from-the-eu

With the first 157m euros already paid in advance from the Cyprus Recovery and Resilience Fund, the country still has a long way to go to complete the reforms and investments required to unlock the next 85m euros which is due to be received in February 2022....

29. Cyprus aiming for full absorption of EU funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-aiming-for-full-absorption-of-eu-funds

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said Cyprus wants to achieve an absorption of 100% of the maximum of €968 million it could receive from the European structural and investment funds, but this requires that Cyprus invests in projects amounting to €1.8 billion....

30. Commission presents new migration plan for EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-europe-seeks-to-overhaul-defunct-migration-policies

The European Union's executive proposed on Wednesday overhauling the bloc's broken migration and asylum rules, seeking to end years of feuds and bitterness over the many people fleeing conflict and poverty in the Middle East and Africa....

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