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31. Anastasiades irked by Zelensky's failure to condemn Turkish invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-irked-by-zelensky-s-failure-to-condemn-turkish-invasion

The President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades expressed his annoyance at the failure of the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, to condemn the Turkish invasion of Cyprus during his speech before the plenary session of the House of Representatives on Thursday....

32. Zelensky wants Cyprus tough on island’s Russians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zelensky-asks-cyprus-to-get-tough-on-island-s-russians

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is urging the Republic of Cyprus to strip Russians of their golden passports 'without exception' and only ease up on dual citizens if they condemn what he called 'war crimes of their military' in Ukraine....

33. Pafos FC sexy pep talk gets cold shower

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pafos-fc-sexy-pep-talk-gets-cold-shower

A video teaser showing sexy girls in support of a football team in Paphos has been pulled down after a women’s group criticized the video for being sexist...

34. Cyprus mulling US weapons proposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-mulling-us-weapons-proposal

Cyprus reportedly remains open to the possibility of reaching an agreement with the US to give up its Russian weapons....

35. The state donated almost 7 million euros to parties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-state-donated-almost-7-million-euros-to-parties

A total of 6.9 million euros was donated by the state to parties and their youth organizations in 2021. ...

36. Nouris to send urgent letter to EC regarding migrant crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-to-send-urgent-letter-to-ec-regarding-migrant-crisis

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said on Thursday he was to send an urgent letter to the European Commission, along with evidence proving the mass influx of migrants to the Republic through Turkey, to highlight the extent of the problem faced by the country....

37. Over 100 Ukrainian refugees arriving in Cyprus daily

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-100-ukrainian-refugees-arriving-in-cyprus-daily

A total of 100-180 Ukrainian refugees from war-torn Ukraine arriving daily in Cyprus, Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said on Thursday adding that applications for temporary protection status have reached 1,232, but the Ministry is ready to manage an influx of applications....

38. 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...

39. CMP work on missing persons marks progress

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cmp-work-on-missing-persons-marks-progress

The House Committee on Refugees learned about progress in the work of the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP), during a meeting on Tuesday, in Nicosia, with the CMP’s Greek Cypriot member, Leonidas Pantelides....

40. House votes in favor of an independent commission to combat corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-votes-in-favor-of-an-independent-commission-to-combat-corruption

After drawn-out debates before the House of Representatives, parliamentarians on Thursday passed a law establishing an independent Authority against corruption as well as a law regulating political lobbying....

41. Hoyle highlights strong Cyprus-UK friendship while MP's call for support on various issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hoyle-highlights-strong-cyprus-uk-friendship-while-mp-s-call-for-support-on-various-issues

The United Kingdom fully supports Cyprus, the Speaker of the House of Commons Sir Lindsay Hoyle told the Foreign and European Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives on Tuesday....

42. Cyprus’ Archbishop sends unvaxxed priests home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-archbishop-sends-unvaxxed-priests-home

Cyprus’ Archbishop announced over the weekend that he would send unvaccinated priests home on a mandatory leave of absence, saying they could face even tougher measures if they fail to obey their chief bishop...

43. Cyprus scrambles to legislate whistleblower law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-to-legislate-whistleblower-law

Members of parliament in the Republic of Cyprus are urgently making their way to the justice ministry to compare notes on whistleblowing protections legislation, as the country scrambles to meet an EU deadline next month...

44. Cyprus’ civil service secret out in the open

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-civil-service-secret-out-in-the-open

Thousands of civil servants have been found to run private businesses or direct companies without permission from the state, with officials calling on violators to comply with the law and some politicians calling for an investigation into possible conflicts of interest...

45. Cabinet ends citizenship ordeal for mixed couple’s kids

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-ends-citizenship-ordeal-for-mixed-couple-s-kids

The President’s Cabinet has granted citizenship to two siblings from a bicommunal mixed family, following criticism that their applications for identification cards were caught in a political stalemate for having a Turkish grandfather...

46. Cyprus dips toe into euthanasia debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-dips-toe-into-euthanasia-debate

Euthanasia in the Republic of Cyprus is forbidden by law but two women in parliament are more than ready to discuss the taboo of painless killing, a practice viewed by the Church as suicide or even murder...

47. 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...

48. 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...

49. NGO says refugee woman misled by agents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ngo-says-refugee-woman-misled-by-agents

A pro-migrant group in Cyprus is accusing officials of using dubious methods to pressure a Syrian woman refugee to withdraw her asylum application, including hiding a recent development that could reunite her family on the island more quickly...

50. Shocking details emerge after pushback in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shocking-details-emerge-after-pushback-in-cyprus

More shocking details have emerged about a Syrian refugee’s ordeal in Cyprus, with police saying they were unaware last month they were separating a pregnant woman from her family during a pushback while some members of a House committee told a different story...

51. Erdogan Cyprus visit redraws lines of division

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-cyprus-visit-redraws-lines-of-division

The lines of division on the island of Cyprus are expanding beyond the traditional split along ethnic lines, with a visit by the Turkish president this week expected to cause friction within the Greek Cypriot community over the fate of Varosha but also within the Turkish Cypriot community over political values...

52. Defense committee on hold over ELAM spot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defense-committee-on-hold-over-elam-spot

The chairman of the House Defense Committee in the Republic of Cyprus has blackballed the head of the nationalist party, saying he wants to the matter resolved before he can convene the first meeting...

53. President focused on agenda after reshuffle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-focused-on-agenda-after-cabinet-reshuffle

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says this week reshuffle of his Cabinet will serve the government agenda, while blaming the opposition for his coalition-style approach falling flat...

54. Newly-formed census committee goes to ELAM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/newly-formed-census-committee-goes-to-elam

Nationalist party ELAM will preside over the newly-formed Census House committee in the Republic of Cyprus, after a recent disagreement between the two largest parties was ultimately resolved in what media pundits described as a solution based on Solomon’s judgment...

55. ELAM throws hat in speakership race

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elam-throws-hat-in-speakership-race

Cyprus’ nationalist party ELAM says its president will seek the speakership of the House, following Sunday’s parliamentary elections that doubled the party’s seats while mainstream political movements lost ground...

56. Ruling party wins as largest parties shrink

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ruling-party-wins-as-largest-parties-shrink

The ruling conservative party in the Republic of Cyprus came on top following Sunday’s parliamentary elections, but DYSI along with leftist AKEL, the two mainstream parties, both saw many supporters choosing smaller tickets...

57. Cypriot voters elect new Parliament

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-voters-elect-new-parliament

Voters in the Republic of Cyprus head to the polls on Sunday to elect a new House of Representatives, following a highly contested and unusual campaign that has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic...

58. Legal battle heats up in golden passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-battle-heats-up-in-golden-passports

The top two chief law enforcers in the Republic of Cyprus are taking the parliament to court over a resolution, in which members called on the two officials to recuse themselves in the golden passport probe after raising conflict of interest issues...

59. Stars in Al Jazeera video face committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stars-in-al-jazeera-video-face-committee

60. Local gov reform heads for summer freeze

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/local-government-reform-heads-for-summer-freeze

Interior Minister Nikos Nouris has been asked by EU officials to give the rundown of the administration’s latest efforts in local government reform, just days after a proposal for a referendum was defeated by opposition parties that cried foul over the move...

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