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1. Lawyer Andreas Pittadjis denies all charges in 'golden passport' trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-andreas-pittadjis-denies-all-charges-in-golden-passport-trial

Based on the findings of the Nicolatos Committee, the four defendants in the criminal case involving Al Jazeera news network reporting and the events surrounding the naturalization of foreign investors and businessmen were brought before the Nicosia Permanent Criminal Court....

2. Candidates continue their quest for votes as elections draw near

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/candidates-continue-their-quest-for-votes-as-elections-draw-near

The pre-election campaign of the candidates for February's 2023 Presidential elections continued over the weekend with meetings and contacts in cities and communities on the island and abroad....

3. 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. ...

4. President defers foreclosure mess to attorney general

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-defers-foreclosure-mess-to-attorney-general

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has refused to veto legislation that suspends foreclosures yet again until February 2023, essentially calling on the attorney general to examine the constitutionality of the bill as the issue on the presidential election campaign trail continues to heat up...

5. Report claims 3-4 companies produce spyware in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-claims-3-4-companies-produce-spyware-in-cyprus

Cyprus's parliament opened an inquiry on Wednesday into the development of spyware on the island, after a draft European Parliament committee investigation report said it was an important export hub for the surveillance industry....

6. Initial PEGA report - Cyprus is an appealing destination for spy goods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/initial-pega-report-cyprus-is-an-appealing-destination-for-spy-goods

7. Cyprus' natural gas could be key to 'unlocking' the Cyprus problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-natural-gas-could-be-key-to-unlocking-the-cyprus-problem

The three candidates for the Presidency of the Republic, Averof Neofytou, Andreas Mavroyiannis and Nikos Christodoulides, outlined their positions at an event on the delimitation of maritime zones in the Eastern Mediterranean",...

8. 9.5 million mobile phones tapped in Cyprus according to AKEL

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/9-5-million-mobile-phones-tapped-in-cyprus-according-to-akel

AKEL has made serious allegations regarding the interception of mobile communications in Cyprus. During the presence of the PEGA Committee members in Parliament, ...

9. Government, Parliament, candidates, and your dog's heart

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-government-parliament-candidates-and-your-dog-s-heart

In comparison to humans, a dog, your dog, can sniff more than 100,000 times. His hearing is exceptionally acute, and he can hear your heartbeat without using a stethoscope, allowing him to perceive your emotions....

10. Evidence from defendants' computers and phones excluded from trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/evidence-from-defendants-computers-and-phones-excluded-from-trial

Following the Supreme Court's decision to overturn the court order to search Christakis Tziovanis and Antonis Antoniou's telecommunications data, an important development has occurred in the Al Jazeera case....

11. Kathimerini poll: Christodoulides unaffected by electoral pressure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kathimerini-poll-christodoulides-unaffected-by-electoral-pressure

The countdown to the presidential elections has begun, and the Symmetron poll for Kathimerini reveals the critical issues that define the political environment. ...

12. Candidates concerned over higher rents facing undergraduates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/candidates-concerned-over-higher-rents-facing-undergraduates

Parties and candidates on Monday continued their activities, ahead of the February 2023 presidential elections, with issues such as digital transformation, labor relations, the Cyprus problem and benefits for undergraduate students who face difficulties renting student halls, topping the agenda....

13. Cyprus starts golden passport trial with a paradox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-starts-golden-passport-trial-with-a-paradox

A defense attorney in the golden passport trial set to begin next month raised a conflict of interest on Monday, when his client and former House speaker along with three other defendants appeared for their arraignment before a Nicosia district judge...

14. 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....

15. AKEL calls out DISY on investor contributions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akel-calls-out-disy-on-investor-contributions

The second meeting of the Audit Committee, with the report of the Auditor General of the Republic on the Cyprus Investment Programme being the only item on the agenda, confirmed that the Golden Passports will be at the forefront of the opposition's election campaign. In an inkling of what's to come, AKEL seems to be leading the way in keeping corruption issues at the center of the opposition's discourse during this election season. ...

16. Yiorkio finds patron after years of rejection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/yiorkio-finds-patron-after-years-of-rejection

Nicosia’s abandoned luxury hotel Yiorkio Residence has been sold to a group focusing on upscale living, with reports saying the bidder is shelling out €20 million to acquire one of Cyprus’ real estate puzzles...

17. 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....

18. Cyprus government and AKEL in war of words over audit report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-government-and-akel-in-war-of-words-over-audit-report

A war of words has broken out between the Cyprus Government and AKEL party regarding the Audit Service's report on the Cyprus Investment Program....

19. 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...

20. The parallels between Athens in 2011 and Nicosia in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-parallels-between-athens-in-2011-and-nicosia-in-2022

In the last ten days, two horrific videos of racist attacks by Greek Cypriots against a Congolese woman in Larnaca and a young man from Pakistan in old Nicosia have come to light....

21. Presidential contender, ministry swing for the fences

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-contender-government-swing-for-the-fences

Cypriot presidential candidate Andreas Mavroyiannis drew heavy criticism from the interior ministry on Monday, after the former chief negotiator spoke on the weekend against a controversial barbwire fence south of the buffer zone...

22. Cypriot priest reassigned after coup faux pas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-priest-reassigned-after-coup-faux-pas

Failure to commemorate a Greek Cypriot man killed by EOKA in 1973 lead to a local priest being reassigned this week, with the cleric saying it was an honest mistake but the relatives argue there was a sinister motive...

23. Foreclosures suspended until the end of October 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/foreclosures-suspended-until-the-end-of-october-2022

The Cyprus Parliament on Thursday passed a bill suspending foreclosures until the end of October,...

24. 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...

25. Parliament goes off script over controversial museum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliament-goes-off-script-over-controversial-museum

All hell broke loose this week in Cypriot parliament after opposition blocked state funds earmarked for an EOKA museum dedicated to Grivas, a highly divisive figure in the island’s history...

26. House clamps down on glamping aspirations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-clamps-down-on-glamping-aspirations

Cypriot parliament failed this week to pass crucial tourism legislation that would regulate low-cost lodging, but concerns about encroaching on the environment also ended up blocking a bill on the newest trend of glamorous camping...

27. Lawmakers approve private 'green line' armed cops

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawmakers-approve-private-police-along-green-line

The parliament in the Republic of Cyprus has approved legislation allowing the hiring and training of 300 private armed police officers tasked with combating illegal migration along the UN buffer zone, but regulations were still unclear...

28. Mavroyiannis open to gas for Turkey before solution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mavroyiannis-open-to-cypriot-gas-for-turkey-before-solution

AKEL-backed independent presidential candidate Andreas Mavroyiannis says Cyprus could sell natural gas to Turkey before a comprehensive solution can be reached on the island, marking a departure from official policy as well as the position of his opponents...

29. No drama diplomat announces candidacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-drama-diplomat-announces-candidacy

Greek Cypriot chief negotiator Andreas Mavroyiannis announced his candidacy for president in next year’s election in the Republic of Cyprus, saying corruption will remain rampant unless the country is reunited once again into a 'proper state'...

30. Euthanasia: Six out of ten surveyed in Cyprus agree with legalization

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/euthanasia-six-out-of-ten-surveyed-in-cyprus-agree-with-legalization

The issue of euthanasia and the need for information and social dialogue in Cyprus were discussed on Monday at a meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights....

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