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1. Cypriots torn between Palestine and Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cypriots-torn-between-palestine-and-israel

The Greek Cypriot approach to the conflict between Palestinians and Israelis has always been conflicted, mainly because we don't know with whom to identify....

2. Resurging piracy threatens Red Sea shipping lanes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/resurging-piracy-threatens-red-sea-shipping-lanes

Piracy is re-emerging in the Red Sea and the Horn of Africa with alarming speed, endangering both the lives of crew members and the smooth flow of international trade. ...

3. Government implements measures to alleviate rising prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-implements-measures-to-alleviate-rising-prices

In response to concerns over price hikes, the government has unveiled a set of targeted and broad-ranging measures aimed at alleviating financial strain for citizens. ...

4. Nepali fighters demand return from Russia's war in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nepali-fighters-demand-return-from-russia-s-war-in-ukraine

Around 2,000 Nepali men have been recruited by Russia to fight in its war against Ukraine, according to information obtained by Sky News. Many of these men, driven by poverty, are now seeking a way to return home....

5. CyStat: Gender disparities persist in workforce

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cystat-gender-disparities-persist-in-workforce

Although women make up the majority of the workforce in Cyprus, they are still paid significantly less than men, according to data published in a Cyprus Statistical Service (CyStat) infographic on the occasion of International Women's Day....

6. 800 divorces annually, 35,000 single parents, and outdated benefits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/800-divorces-annually-35-000-single-parents-and-outdated-benefits

The Human Rights Committee of the Parliament convened today, shedding light on critical issues affecting single-parent families in Cyprus....

7. Cyprus faces €40M setback in smart meter implementation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-€40m-setback-in-smart-meter-implementation

A €40 million allocation from the Recovery and Resilience Fund, earmarked for the purchase and installation of smart meters, is in jeopardy due to tight timetables....

8. Government raises minimum wage to €1000, boosting income for 25,000 workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-raises-minimum-wage-to-€1000-boosting-income-for-25-000-workers

In a move aimed at bolstering the income of low-wage earners, the Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance has announced a significant rise in the National Minimum Wage, effective this January....

9. Global economy faces worst 5-year period in 30 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-economy-faces-worst-5-year-period-in-30-years

The World Bank projects a sluggish global economy from 2020 to 2025, marking the worst five-year period in the last three decades....

10. Interior Minister highlights 75% reduction in African arrivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-highlights-75-reduction-in-african-arrivals

In bilateral meetings held in Geneva, Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou emphasized the shift from illegal to legal migration channels, as stated in a press release by the Interior Ministry on Friday. ...

11. Argentina elects maverick economist Javier Milei as president

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/argentina-elects-maverick-economist-javier-milei-as-president

Argentina has chosen controversial libertarian Javier Milei as its president for the next four years. ...

12. A deep dive into food waste solutions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-deep-dive-into-food-waste-solutions

A third of all food produced is never eaten, meanwhile millions go hungry. What can be done? Here are six simple solutions to food waste....

13. France 24: Choosing between heating and eating

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/choosing-between-heating-and-eating

A recently released report from the French charity Secours Catholique underscores the alarming rise in poverty numbers, with a record one million people seeking assistance in 2022, up from 780,000 the previous year. ...

14. No direct intervention in Israel conflict, says Iran's leader

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-direct-intervention-in-israel-conflict-says-iran-s-leader

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says Iran will continue supporting Hamas but will not intervene directly - Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader Iran’s supreme leader told the head of Hamas in a face-to-face meeting in Tehran that his country would not enter the war with Israel and accused the terror group of not giving any prior warning of the Oct 7 attacks....

15. Abraham’s Tinderbox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/abraham-s-tinderbox

I’ll begin by clearly condemning Hamas and its terrorist thugs and express grief at the horrors inflicted on innocent Israeli civilians on 7 October....

16. Cyprus grapples with alarming gaps in youth employment and basic skills

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-grapples-with-alarming-gaps-in-youth-employment-and-basic-skills

The Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Labour, Welfare and Social Security, Andreas Kafkalias, expressed concern over the gaps in basic skills and the high percentage of young people not in employment, education, or training (14.7%) in Cyprus. ...

17. Government support package under fire for short-term fixes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-support-package-under-fire-for-short-term-fixes

The government's package of support measures has been criticized by the Pancyprian Association of Consumers and Quality of Life, which claims these solutions are only temporary and patchwork....

18. Cyprus sees drop in poverty risk, 4,000 fewer affected

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-drop-in-poverty-risk-4-000-fewer-affected

In 2022, the proportion of Cyprus's population facing the risk of poverty or social exclusion showed a decline, falling to 16.7%, down from 17.3% in 2021. This reduction indicates a decrease of about 4,000 individuals at risk of poverty or social exclusion....

19. Children in Cyprus in jeopardy as 31,000 at risk of poverty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/children-in-cyprus-in-jeopardy-as-31-000-at-risk-of-poverty

In 2022, 24.7% (almost 20 million) of the children (aged less than 18 years) in the EU were at risk of poverty or social exclusion, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU. In Cyprus, this percentage stood at 18.1% (about 31 thousand children)....

20. War in Ukraine nears potential 'dirty deal' conclusion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/war-in-ukraine-nears-potential-dirty-deal-conclusion

Thomas Friedman, American political commentator, author and weekly columnist for The New York Times, tells Kathimerini that the ongoing war in Ukraine will probably be resolved with “a dirty deal” that will include the loss of a part of eastern Ukraine in exchange for Kyiv’s accession to NATO and the European Union....

21. Academics weigh in on Chlorakas' violent turn

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/academics-weigh-in-on-chlorakas-violent-turn

Academics from the fields of psychology and political science are presenting an interpretation of recent events in Chloraka. The events involved a protest march by local residents over the migration issue, which took a dramatic turn with incidents of beatings, property destruction, and individual arrests. ...

22. Reddit's aroma awards for the 20 most odorous countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reddit-s-aroma-awards-for-the-20-most-odorous-countries

In this article, we will take a look at the 20 countries with the worst body odor according to Reddit....

23. One in six faces poverty or social exclusion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/one-in-six-faces-poverty-or-social-exclusion

One in six individuals, equivalent to 150,000 people, faced the risk of poverty or social exclusion in Cyprus during 2022, as revealed by the findings of the 2022 Survey on Income and Living Conditions. ...

24. Londoners at risk as average rents could surge to £2,700/month next year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/londoners-at-risk-as-average-rents-could-surge-to-£2-700-month-next-year

Average rental costs in London may soar to £2,700 per month next year, new figures from City Hall suggest....

25. Cyprus leads the way in EU internet accessibility

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-the-way-in-eu-internet-accessibility

Recent statistics shared by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU, highlight Cyprus as one of the countries with the lowest percentage of people unable to afford an internet connection in the EU....

26. Cyprus among countries with lowest food deprivation rates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-among-countries-with-lowest-food-deprivation-rates

Out of people that were at risk of poverty in Cyprus in 2022, 5.6% were unable to afford a meal containing meat, fish, or a vegetarian equivalent every second day (19.7% in the EU), which was an increase compared to the last year, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU....

27. Climate change threatens tourism as tourism impacts climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-two-ways-about-it-climate-change-threatens-tourism-as-tourism-impacts-climate-change

Coastal erosion, rising sea levels, increased temperatures, sea disturbances, and storms, as well as the reduction of freshwater supply, are some of the consequences of climate change....

28. Acknowledging borders' critical functions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/acknowledging-borders-critical-functions

Migration is a complex issue with various causes that differ across seasons and regions....

29. 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....

30. 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....

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