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16 July, 2024
 

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1. Introducing Cyprus' six newly elected members of the European Parliament

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/introducing-cyprus-six-newly-elected-members-of-the-european-parliament

Chief Returning Officer Dr. Elikkos A. Elia announced the six newly elected Cypriot members of the European Parliament on Tuesday morning, following the results of Sunday’s elections....

2. Cyprus sees strong voter turnout in European elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-strong-voter-turnout-in-european-elections

The European elections in Cyprus saw a turnout of 58.86% on Sunday, according to Chief Returning Officer Elikkos Elia. This marked a significant participation rate as Cypriots cast their votes to determine their representatives in the European Parliament....

3. Independents and far-right candidates gain seats in EU parliament

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/independents-and-far-right-candidates-gain-seats-in-eu-parliament

In a historic turn of events, Cyprus witnessed significant changes in its representation in the European Parliament as results from the June 9th election rolled in....

4. Social media: Essential but not all-powerful

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/social-media-essential-but-not-all-powerful

Social media is undoubtedly a crucial tool in the electoral arena, according to a report by Kathimerini's Hectoras Georgiou....

5. Surge in Turkish Cypriot voters expected in upcoming elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surge-in-turkish-cypriot-voters-expected-in-upcoming-elections

With only a few days left until Sunday, June 9, European citizens will decide who will represent them in the European Parliament. Cyprus will send six representatives to the European Parliament,...

6. Small parties gain traction in Kathimerini poll this Sunday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/small-parties-gain-traction-in-kathimerini-poll-this-sunday

This Sunday, a significant survey conducted by Kathimerini and Symmetron Market Research sheds light on the upcoming European elections, offering valuable insights into voter sentiment and political dynamics....

7. European election nomination process unveils diversity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-election-nomination-process-unveils-diversity

Various impressions and messages lingered from the nomination process for the June 9th European elections, hosted at the prestigious ''Filoxenia Conference Centre.''...

8. European elections add twist to Cyprus polls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-elections-add-twist-to-cyprus-polls

On June 9, Cyprus goes to the polls in the most complicated elections in its history as the European elections and the local government elections are held in parallel, following the reform passed by the Parliament....

9. New law protects consumers against unlawful practices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-law-protects-consumers-against-unlawful-practices

In a unanimous decision, the plenary session of the Parliament has approved a groundbreaking harmonizing law aimed at empowering consumers to protect their collective interests effectively....

10. PEGA's amendment games

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pega-s-amendment-games

The debate on Cyprus will turn into a game of balances and... amendments in relation to the draft report of the European Parliament's Committee of Inquiry into Surveillance Software (PEGA), ...

11. Missing link in Qatargate broached in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/missing-link-in-qatargate-broached-in-cyprus

A lawmaker and transparency advocate in Cyprus is calling on a Cypriot MEP to clarify earlier comments about his Greek colleague Eva Kaili, who remains in custody in connection with a corruption probe in the European parliament...

12. Has politics become a seedy business?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-has-politics-become-a-seedy-business

Last Friday's plenary session of the Parliament was marred by the speech of the now-independent MP Andreas Themistocleous on the occasion of the passage of the law on sexual education in schools....

13. Spyware and political games

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spyware-and-political-games

The European Parliament's Committee of Inquiry's draft report on the use of spyware in the EU was lengthy and comprehensive, but in the case of Cyprus, a sizable portion of the information was a repetition of already well-known facts and concerns about the absence of the required institutional framework. ...

14. Cypriot MEP spills the beans in spying scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-mep-spills-the-beans-in-spying-scandal

Cypriot MEP Demetris Papadakis is warning authorities on his native island to stay away from cover-up attempts and instead 'fully investigate' allegations of espionage and wiretapping by politicians and police using illegal malware...

15. Rumors of Pegasus purchase by Cyprus not put to rest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rumors-of-pegasus-purchase-by-cyprus-not-put-to-rest

The possibility that NSO sold Pegasus to Cypriot authorities remained unanswered last week when a Cypriot MEP grilled the company’s general counsel, who stopped short of saying who actually bought it...

16. Cypriot MEP sticks out for not supporting Ukraine vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-mep-sticks-out-for-not-supporting-ukraine-vote

A Cypriot MEP has drawn criticism from colleagues for not supporting a vote to accept Ukraine’s EU application, with the member from the left saying he condemned the Russian campaign but was against Europe taking part in NATO expansion...

17. Cyprus frets ‘pandoramonium’ overshadowing good work

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-frets-‘pandoramonium-overshadowing-good-work

The Cypriot finance ministry says a European Parliament resolution on Pandora Papers and subsequent criticism by local opposition is overshadowing the amount of good work that has been done on the island against illegal activities, as some parties are calling on the president to step down...

18. MEPs want Pandora audit for Anastasiades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meps-want-anastasiades-to-be-audited

A name-and-shame resolution approved by the European Parliament on Thursday pointed to Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and other leaders mentioned in the Pandora Papers, with calls on member states to carry out thorough investigations of alleged wrongdoing as well as close loopholes on offshore dealings...

19. Borrell reiterates criticism of Turkey over Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-reiterates-criticism-of-turkey-over-varosha

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has reiterated criticism of Turkey’s decision to reopen part of the beachfront of Varosha, a resort abandoned since Turkey invaded Cyprus in 1974....

20. Turkey criticized over Syria offensive during EP debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-criticized-over-syria-offensive-during-ep-debate

Turkey was heavily criticized on Wednesday for its military operation in north-east Syria, during a debate at the European Parliament plenary, in Strasbourg, while a relevant resolution is expected to be adopted on Thursday....

21. Akinci stands ground in Facebook fallout

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akinci-stands-ground-in-facebook-fallout

Political parties in the north are scrambling to pass a mutual statement through the assembly following controversial comments made by the Turkish Cypriot leader regarding Ankara’s offensive in Syria...

22. Niyazi against Turkish language holdup

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/niyazi-against-turkish-language-holdup

Cypriot MEP Niyazi Kizilyurek is calling on the European Commission to clarify why the EU is slow-walking the process of making Turkish an official language of the EU...

23. Against all odds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/against-all-odds

24. EU vote across Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-vote-across-europe

25. Cyprus' MEPs pledge to work together

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-meps-pledge-to-work-together

Republic of Cyprus’ six newly-elected Members of the European Parliament pledged to work to promote the national problem and the issues facing the people on the island...

26. DISY maintains leadership with 29.01% of the vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/disy-maintains-leadership-with-29-01-of-the-vote

27. Toxic environment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/toxic-environment

The elections will be over in a few days and base politics will take their place, along with voter abstention after all ballots are counted. But one thing that cannot be measured is the damage to the rapprochement effort caused by this drawn-out argument...

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