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1. 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....

2. 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....

3. 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....

4. 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....

5. 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....

6. 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....

7. Coronavirus measures bring sharp drop in EU asylum applications

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-measures-bring-sharp-drop-in-eu-asylum-applications

First-time asylum applicants in the EU recorded a sharp drop of almost 70% during the second quarter of 2020, mainly as a result of coronavirus emergency measures imposed by member states from March, Eurostat figures showed Wednesday....

8. Thousands protest after Greek refugee camp burns down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-protest-after-greek-refugee-camp-burns-down

Thousands of protesting refugees and migrants left homeless on the Greek island of Lesbos after fires destroyed the notoriously overcrowded Moria camp gathered on a road leading to the island's main town Friday, demanding to be allowed to leave....

9. 22.3% of Cyprus population at risk of poverty in 2019

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/22-3-of-cyprus-population-at-risk-of-poverty

The most recent European Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) 2019 survey shows that 22.3% of the Cyprus population, that is 194,400 persons, are living in households that are at risk of poverty or social exclusion....

10. UNHCR steps in to ensure refugees in Cyprus receive proper protection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-steps-in-to-ensure-refugees-in-cyprus-receive-proper-protection

The UNHCR office in Cyprus has stressed that refugees must be included in the government’s planning and response to the Covid-19 pandemic, offering hands-on solutions to the myriad problems in the government’s handling of refugee and asylum procedures that have only been exacerbated by the current crisis....

11. NGOs raise alarm over inhumane conditions at overcrowded migrant camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ngos-raise-alarm-over-inhumane-conditions-at-overcrowded-migrant-detention-camp

Two migrant and refugee support NGOs, Cyprus Refugee Council and Caritas Cyprus, have raised the alarm over the inhumane conditions that have developed in the Kokkinitrimithia camp, particularly since the coronavirus pandemic broke out on the island....

12. Erdogan likens Greek authorities to Nazis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-likens-greek-authorities-to-nazis

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said there is “no difference” between Nazis and the Greek authorities trying to hold the country’s border against the influx of thousands of migrants and refugees spurred to push into the European Union by Ankara....

13. Berlin to take up to 100 children from Greek refugee camps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/berlin-to-take-up-to-100-children-from-greek-refugee-camps

Berlin will take in 80 to 100 children from Greek refugee camps, an official in the German capital said on Tuesday, as concern mounts about migrants amassing on the Turkish-Greek border....

14. One in four in Cyprus at risk of poverty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/one-in-four-in-cyprus-at-risk-of-poverty

Some 200,000 persons (23.9 per cent of the Cyprus population), or one in four, are at risk of poverty, participants of a two-day discussion in Nicosia organized by Cyprus and EU-wide anti-poverty networks heard....

15. 1 in 10 employed persons in EU at risk of poverty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-in-10-employed-persons-in-eu-at-risk-of-poverty

One in ten employed persons aged 18 years or over in the EU were found to be at risk of poverty in 2018, according to data published on Friday by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU....

16. Anastasiades: We accept political equality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-we-accept-political-equality

In this context and following a call from the Secretary General for an agreed basis for the resumption of negotiations, there is an understanding by the leaders of the two communities that the relevant “Terms of Reference” should comprise the following elements: ...

17. Stella Kyriakidou: Climate change and gender equality a priority for the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stella-kyriakidou-climate-change-and-gender-equality-a-priority-for-the-eu

There have been many who have questioned the EU because of the economic crisis that has emerged in recent years. Today we are coming out of this crisis and we realize that the EU still has a lot to offer....

18. When necessity becomes history

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/when-necessity-becomes-history

19. So are we racists?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/so-are-we-racists

It’s the latest subject tossed around in various panels, following reports in the foreign media that have zoomed in on all of us...

20. Interview with Jeffrey Sachs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interview-with-jeffrey-sachs

21. Aristotle shows us the path Jeffrey Sachs says at Hubert Curien lecture in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aristotle-shows-us-the-path-jeffrey-sachs-says-at-hubert-curien-lecture-in-nicosia

22. The exhausted majority

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-exhausted-majority

23. Cyprus sounding neighbours out over Israeli pier

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sounding-neighbours-out-over-israeli-pier

Israel has asked Cyprus to examine the possibility of establishing a shipping point on the island for sending goods to the Gaza Strip, a Cypriot government spokesman said this week...

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

https://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...

25. UNHCR: Asylum seekers in Cyprus lack decent housing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-asylum-seekers-in-cyprus-need-decent-housing

With less than 10% of asylum-seekers accommodated at the reception centre, decent housing is a major problem thousands of asylum seekers face, a UNHCR report said...

26. With eye on re-election Tsipras rolls dice on Macedonia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/with-eye-on-re-election-tsipras-rolls-dice-on-macedonia

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is taking a big gamble in trying to settle a decades-old name dispute with neighbouring Macedonia which could backfire in a pre-election year among voters already jaded by his economic austerity policies...

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

https://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...

28. A 'Very excited' Prince William takes Kate home after birth of prince

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/a-very-excited-prince-william-takes-kate-home-after-birth-of-prince

A 2013 change to the law means that for the first time in British history, a new prince will not supplant his older sister in the order of succession...

29. Edmond About’s ageless Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/edmond-about-s-ageless-greece

How can a nation with so many skills and virtues be so incapable of creating an effective state...

30. Almost one in three women are at risk of poverty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/almost-one-in-three-women-are-at-risk-of-poverty-in-cyprus

"Problems such as non-protection of motherhood, harassment and sexual harassment are unfortunately still present"...

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