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29 September, 2022
 

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1. Op-ed: ‘Woman, life, freedom!’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-‘woman-life-freedom

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi claims that people in his country have freedom of expression. He also branded the protests that have broken out there as unacceptable “acts of chaos,” which is why the army is getting ready to intervene, certainly multiplying the number of casualties when it does: to defend freedom of expression....

2. €100 increase in average gross monthly earnings in Q2 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/€100-increase-in-average-gross-monthly-earnings-in-q2-2022

The average gross monthly earnings of employees increased by €100 in the second quarter of 2022, according to provisional data, published by Cyprus Statistical Service on Wednesday. In particular, they reached €2,081, compared to €1,982 in the same period of 2021, recording an increase of 5%....

3. 170,000 flu vaccines on on their way to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/170-000-flu-vaccines-on-on-their-way-to-cyprus

Vaccination against the seasonal flu by GPs is expected to begin within the first ten days of October and Cyprus will receive 170,000 vaccines which are set to arrive Wednesday....

4. Iran: Protests continue for 10th night, at least 41 dead

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-protests-continue-for-10th-night-at-least-41-dead

Iranians have taken to the streets for a 10th consecutive night to protest against the death of Mahsa Amini in defiance of a warning from the judiciary....

5. Protests outside Iranian embassy in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protests-outside-iranian-embassy-in-nicosia

Dozens of citizens gathered at noon on Sunday outside the Iranian embassy, ​​in Nicosia, following the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, in order to express their support and solidarity with the women of Iran....

6. Iran: Pro-regime marchers calling for execution of protesters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-pro-regime-marchers-calling-for-execution-of-protesters

State-organized demonstrations took place in several Iranian cities on Friday to counter anti-government protests triggered by the death of a woman in police custody, with some marchers calling for the execution of rioters....

7. CNN journalist cancels interview with Iranian president when asked to wear headscarf

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cnn-journalist-cancels-interview-with-iranian-president-when-asked-to-wear-headscarf

CNN's Christiane Amanpour canceled an interview with the Iranian president after he asked her to wear a headscarf amid the civil unrest in Tehran....

8. 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....

9. Iran: Massive protests continue after the death of Mahsa Amini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-massive-protests-continue-after-the-death-of-mahsa-amini

Surrounded by a crowd chanting slogans, a woman picks up a pair of scissors and cuts off her ponytail, revealing her head. In a sea of people, many of them men, neither a hijab nor a headscarf is visible....

10. Kyriakides: Increased cancer screening in the EU imperative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-increased-cancer-screening-in-the-eu-imperative

A proposal for a new cancer screening system, which seeks to improve the early detection of cancer, was presented today by Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides on behalf of the Commission....

11. Cyprus calls on Turkey-bound ship to rescue refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-calls-turkey-bound-ship-to-rescue-stranded-refugees

Cypriot authorities say weather conditions did not allow some 300 refugees stranded at sea to be transported to the island, with officials calling on another ship nearby that picked up everyone on board and took them to Turkey...

12. Gender pay gap in Cyprus at 9%, needs improvement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gender-pay-gap-in-cyprus-at-9-needs-improvement

Commissioner for Gender Equality, Iosifina Antoniou, in her statement for International Equal Pay Day, highlights the long-standing struggles to achieve equal pay for work of equal value between men and women, noting that the wage gap in Cyprus continues to exist and stands at 9%....

13. Where and when to get the 3rd and 4th doses of the covid vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/where-and-when-to-get-the-3rd-and-4th-doses-of-the-covid-vaccine

As part of efforts to strengthen the immunity of groups of the population most vulnerable to serious disease, the Ministry of Health informs that following the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers dated 14 September 2022, from Tuesday 20 September 2022, the age limit of persons who may receive the 3rd and 4th dose of the booster vaccines against COVID-19 is reduced....

14. 'Cyprus Tomorrow Plan': The legacy of the Anastasiades government

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tomorrow-plan-the-legacy-of-the-anastasiades-government

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said he has a “clear conscience” as he delivered on his commitments concerning the creation of a “welfare state with no exclusions,”...

15. EU to set new rules on minimum wage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-set-new-rules-on-minimum-wage

The need for the immediate adoption of an adequate minimum wage that will allow employees to live with dignity was discussed by the Plenary of the European Parliament on Tuesday, which is expected to vote on a relevant directive on Wednesday....

16. Actress Irene Papas has passed away at age 96

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/actress-irene-papas-has-passed-away-at-age-96

Actress Irini Papas passed away this morning (14/9) at the age of 96, leaving us a great legacy of her performances in film and theater....

17. Updates from the presidential campaign trail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/updates-from-the-presidential-campaign-trail

The Cyprus problem, women's issues and policemen's salaries, as well as agricultural policy and the illegal supply of fuel from the Turkish-occupied areas, were some of the issues which were put forward by presidential candidates on the election campaign trail on Wednesday....

18. Study: Children born from frozen embryos more likely to develop cancer later in life

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/study-children-born-from-frozen-embryos-are-more-likely-to-develop-cancer-later-in-life

Children that are born from embryos placed in frozen storage are at an increased risk of developing cancer, an alarming new study finds....

19. Greece: Bishop says women who get raped 'want it'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-bishop-says-women-who-get-raped-want-it

An Orthodox bishop has been universally condemned for saying that women who are raped “want it.”...

20. At around 27 years old is when young Cypriots flee the nest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/at-around-27-years-old-is-when-young-cypriots-flee-the-nest

Young people in Cyprus moved out of their parent's house on average at the age of 27.2 years in 2021, a little below the European Union average which was at 26.5 years, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistics service of the EU....

21. Sixty-one migrants arrived in Paralimni by boat from the occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sixty-one-migrants-arrived-in-paralimni-by-boat-from-the-occupied-territories

A total of 61 people, men, women and children, irregular migrants, arrived from the occupied territories by boat to the free areas, specifically to the area of Agia Triada in Paralimni....

22. Bicommunal peace event to take place on September 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/bicommunal-peace-event-to-take-place-on-september-1st

Political parties, trade unions and organizations from both sides of the divide in Cyprus stressed on Monday their determination to continue their struggle for the reunification of the country....

23. COVID: 16 more deaths and 2,154 new cases this past week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-16-more-deaths-and-2-154-new-cases-this-past-week

Cyprus’ Health Ministry on Friday announced 16 deaths and 2,154 new COVID-19 cases for the week between August 19 and 25. The new cases were detected among 60,841 tests, while the positivity rate was at 3.54%....

24. 89% of Cypriots got their news from online sources in 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/89-of-cypriots-got-their-news-from-online-sources-in-2021

Cyprus is one of the countries in the EU with the largest percentage of users using the internet to access online news sites, newspapers and news magazines, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union....

25. Portuguese volley women learn hard lesson in divided Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/portuguese-volley-women-learn-hard-lesson-in-cyprus

The Portuguese women’s national volleyball team is scheduled to play against Cyprus this week in Nicosia, vying for a spot in EuroVolley 2023, but the stakes for Wednesday’s match are not without politics after efforts by the guests to book accommodation in the north were blocked by the south...

26. 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....

27. Turkey pushed migrants into Greece, according to minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-pushed-migrants-into-greece-according-to-minister

A group of 38 migrants, including a heavily pregnant woman, have been found stranded on a tiny, unnamed island along the Turkish-Greek border....

28. Femicide and punishment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-femicide-and-punishment

A few days ago, there was some shocking news. An Egyptian court asked lawmakers to approve the live broadcast of the hanging of a man who stabbed a female university student to death....

29. Defendant in assault video says trial not fair

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defendant-in-video-assault-says-trial-not-fair

A man accused of assaulting a black woman holding a baby in Larnaca is asking for a mistrial, with his lawyer saying media pundits and state officials violated his client’s right to a fair trial...

30. EC to fund migration infrastructure in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-to-fund-migration-infrastructure-in-cyprus

The European Commission has announced it will be funding new projects to support the reception, asylum process and repatriation of migrants in Cyprus, Italy, Spain, Greece, and Poland....

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