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1. CBC chief warns: Tax on big profits could hurt economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cbc-chief-warns-tax-on-big-profits-could-hurt-economy

The new Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC), Christodoulos Patsalides, expressed opposition to a windfall profits tax, which is a tax imposed by governments on companies that have experienced unexpectedly large profits,...

2. 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....

3. 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....

4. Phaedonos reelected Mayor of Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/phaedonos-reelected-mayor-of-paphos

In the municipal elections of Paphos, Phaedonas Phedonos clinched victory with 60.3% of the vote, securing his reelection as Mayor, while Angelos Onisiforou emerged as Deputy Mayor by a narrow margin, winning with just four votes over his closest contender, Dr. Kostas Mavromatis. ...

5. 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....

6. Fidias Panayiotou's controversial candidacy and the rise of the opposition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fidias-panayiotou-s-controversial-candidacy-and-the-rise-of-anti-politics

''If you thought Phidias had no opinion on the Cyprus problem, you are wrong. He does. It was just better when he didn't,''...

7. Fidias in 3rd as preliminary election results announced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fidias-in-3rd-as-preliminary-election-results-announced

The exit poll results from various channels were released shortly after the European elections polls closed at 18:00....

8. 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....

9. 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,...

10. Election outcome to shape futures of Demetriou and Stefanou

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/election-outcome-to-shape-futures-of-demetriou-and-stefanou

June 9 is a night when all election battle scenarios, based on the polls, are possible. It is quite likely that there will be a close contest between the Democratic......

11. Elections expected to reshape political landscape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elections-expected-to-reshape-political-landscape

High Stakes in Cypriot Elections: Political Landscape at a Crossroads Municipal and European Contests to Shape Future of Traditional Parties, Leadership, and Far-Right Influence...

12. DISY cautions against indirect AKEL support

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/disy-cautions-against-indirect-akel-support

As Cyprus gears up for the upcoming elections, the focus among party insiders has shifted to what will secure victory for the traditional parties and their leaders and what factors will influence voter turnout. ...

13. Pelekanos stirs debate with rejection of bi-zonal federation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pelekanos-stirs-debate-with-rejection-of-bi-zonal-federation

Marios Pelekanos's recent revelation in the Legalmatters podcast that he opposes the Bi-zonal Bicommunal Federation (BBF) as a form of solution for Cyprus, instead supporting a unitary state, has ignited significant debate. ...

14. AKEL accused of anti-European populism ahead of elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/akel-accused-of-anti-european-populism-ahead-of-elections

In the past week, Annita Demetriou presented DISY's positions for the European elections while launching a simultaneous offensive against AKEL....

15. DISY and AKEL neck-and-neck, as third place up for grabs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/disy-and-akel-neck-and-neck-as-third-place-up-for-grabs

With just two weeks remaining until the elections, a Kathimerini poll reveals a crucially divided electoral landscape in Cyprus, marked by high rates of voter abstention and competitive races for the top political positions....

16. 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....

17. Parliament cancels smart meter contract to save EU funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliament-cancels-smart-meter-contract-to-save-eu-funds

The Cypriot Parliament has unanimously accepted the President's referral of a law passed on April 25 that exempts innovative small and medium-sized......

18. Accountant General clarifies operations of Social Support Fund headed by First Lady

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/accountant-general-clarifies-operations-of-social-support-fund-headed-by-first-lady

Today, the Accountant General of the Republic stepped in to clear the air about how a special fund is being managed. This fund, known as the Independent Social Support Body, is overseen by Philippa Karsera, the First Lady....

19. AKEL MP calls for probe into First Lady's social support fund

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akel-mp-calls-for-probe-into-first-lady-s-social-support-fund

AKEL MP Christos Christofides has called upon the Auditor General to investigate the management of the Independent Social Support Body overseen by Philippa Karseras, the First Lady....

20. Workers unite as May Day celebrations take place across the island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/workers-unite-as-may-day-celebrations-take-place-across-the-island

Workers across all cities celebrated International Workers' Day this year with various events and demonstrations, led by the Pancyprian Federation of Labour (PEO) organizing marches in every city....

21. Twenty years on...

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/twenty-years-on

The rejection of the Annan Plan transcends mere historical significance; especially this year, it coincides with an anniversary nested within another....

22. Larnaca Port project faces uncertainty amid contractual dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-port-project-faces-uncertainty-amid-contractual-dispute

Investment tensions in Larnaca's port project have reignited following a failed attempt to bridge differences between stakeholders, leaving a crucial guarantee expired and the project's fate uncertain....

23. 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.''...

24. Nominations underway for June European elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nominations-underway-for-june-european-elections

Nominations for the June European elections are being submitted today from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the General Election Commissioner, located at the "Filoxenia" Conference Centre....

25. Reduced VAT for homebuyers within 12 months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reduced-vat-for-homebuyers-within-12-months

The parliament has passed a law enabling beneficiaries to apply for a reduced 5% VAT rate within a year of acquiring a residence....

26. 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....

27. Cyprus Fire Service policy sparks concerns among lawmakers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fire-service-policy-sparks-concerns-among-lawmakers

The recent implementation of a new policy by the Fire Service of Cyprus regarding premises control has ignited discussions within the Parliamentary Committee on Energy, Commerce, Industry, and Tourism. ...

28. Hatzigiannis: ''The social responsibility of banks is non-existent''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hatzigiannis-the-social-responsibility-of-banks-is-non-existent

Members of the Commerce Committee voiced disappointment following the responses provided by bank representatives regarding the installation of additional automatic teller machines (ATMs) to facilitate money withdrawals in communities....

29. Cyprus News Digest - From river beautification to billionaires' bargains

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-news-digest-from-river-beautification-to-billionaires-bargains

It's been a while since we heard about inaugurations from our president, so this one deserves special mention: ...

30. Law allows minors to stay in Central Prison longer due to lack of options

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/law-allows-minors-to-stay-in-central-prison-longer-due-to-lack-of-options

In a recent decision, the House of Assembly agreed to let juveniles stay in the Central Prison until January 1, 2026, because there aren't enough places to keep them elsewhere....

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