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1. Nouris calls on EU partners to conclude agreement between FRONTEX and Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-calls-on-eu-partners-to-conclude-agreement-between-frontex-and-turkey

Cyprus Minister of Interior, Nicos Nouris, has called for the conclusion of a Status Agreement between FRONTEX and Turkey, as a matter of urgency and as a condition for additional EU support to Turkey....

2. Cabinet shortens recommended isolation for contacts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-shortens-recommended-isolation-for-contacts

The cabinet, under President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades, has decided on Wednesday to shorten to 10 days the recommended time for isolation for persons who are contacts of people with COVID-19....

3. Supreme Court halts COVID-19 vaccine mandate for US businesses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-halts-covid-19-vaccine-mandate-for-us-businesses

The Supreme Court has stopped a major push by the Biden administration to boost the nation’s COVID-19 vaccination rate, a requirement that employees at large businesses get a vaccine or test regularly and wear a mask on the job....

4. Sidney Poitier has died at the age of 94

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sidney-poitier-has-died-at-the-age-of-94

Legendary Hollywood actor and first black man to win an acting Oscar, Sir Sidney Poitier, has died at the age of 94, a Bahamian government official has said....

5. ‘A Dark Room,’ an incisive study of 1967-74

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/‘a-dark-room-an-incisive-study-of-1967-74

Papachelas makes public, for the first time, all 38 recorded minutes of the critical war council meeting held during the tense hours of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus on July 20, 1974. ...

6. Reflections on 20 years of the euro

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/reflections-on-20-years-of-the-euro

Twenty years ago on Saturday, around 300 million Europeans held a brand-new currency in their hands, the euro....

7. Food running out as survivors grapple for supplies in Philippines (images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/food-running-out-as-survivors-grapple-for-supplies-in-philippines

Philippine officials and residents of areas that bore the brunt of Typhoon Rai pleaded for food, water, and shelter on Tuesday as damaged roads, flooding, and severed power and communication lines hampered relief efforts....

8. East Med is ‘not a Turkish sea,’ president of French Senate tells Kathimerini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/east-med-is-‘not-a-turkish-sea-president-of-french-senate-tells-kathimerini

The East Mediterranean is not a Turkish sea and interoperability between the French and Greek armed forces is a factor that brings stability to the region...

9. Popular web-based culture series augurs new viewership era for Cypriot talent

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/popular-web-based-culture-series-augurs-new-viewership-era-for-cypriot-talent

Founded by media, TV and film veteran, Paul Lambis, amid the perfect storm of the 2020 Cyprus lockdowns, the popular lifestyle and entertainment web show CULTURESCOPE has defied the odds to be powering through its second season....

10. Cyprus airports to accept EUDCC on July 1

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-airports-to-accept-eudcc-on-july-1

The Cabinet that convened Wednesday, amended the Action Plan for the operation of airports to include the EU Digital COVID Certificate which will be issued by the EU Member States, as well as by the countries of the European Economic Area and by the Switzerland...

11. Cypriot president out of hospital after surgery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-undergoes-surgery-under-wraps

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades underwent spinal surgery on Friday, after the procedure came up casually during comments he had made to reporters about an imminent Cabinet reshuffle...

12. No fly on the wall during Brussels meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-fly-on-the-wall-during-brussels-meeting

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan meet Monday in Brussels where they are attending a NATO Summit, with reports saying the two leaders at some point plan to have only their interpreters in the room...

13. Cyprus parliament elects first madam speaker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-parliament-elects-first-madam-speaker

The newly-elected House in the Republic of Cyprus voted for the first woman ever to preside over the assembly on Thursday afternoon, with ruling party MP Annita Demetriou receiving the majority of the votes after an intense procedure...

14. Blinken: differences with Turkey are no secret

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blinken-differences-with-turkey-are-no-secret

US President Joe Biden will raise the issue of Turkey’s activities in the Eastern Mediterranean during his upcoming meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Tuesday...

15. Cyprus adopts restrictions for AstraZeneca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adopts-restrictions-for-astrazeneca

The Republic of Cyprus is adopting age restrictions for the AstraZeneca vaccine, following a fatal blood clot incident and intense debate amongst health experts, with the decision coming just hours after the health minister had warned he would seek answers abroad if the advisory team failed to deliver a solid recommendation...

16. Israel destroys Gaza tower housing media

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-destroys-gaza-tower-housing-media

Israel destroyed a 12-storey tower block in Gaza housing the offices of the U.S.-based Associated Press and other news media on Saturday, saying the building was also used by the Islamist militant group Hamas...

17. US-Turkish alliance at a critical crossroads

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-turkish-alliance-at-a-critical-crossroads

The rift between Joe Biden and Recep Tayyip Erdogan runs deep as the American president – in contrast to his predecessor – attaches a great deal of importance to respect for democratic values and does not see his Turkish counterpart as willing to cooperate in the framework of a world order based on shared principles and rules, Ian Bremmer, the head of Eurasia Group, tells Kathimerini in an interview....

18. Cyprus to assume first Presidency term of EMGF

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cprus-to-assume-first-presidency-term-of-emgf

Cyprus will assume its first official Presidency term of the Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF) starting on January 2022, participants at the fourth EMGF ministerial meeting decided on Tuesday....

19. Former AG says he cautioned over passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-ag-says-he-cautioned-over-golden-passports

The state’s former attorney general says his department had cautioned the government years ago that the country’s golden passport scheme might have been incompatible with European law, essentially contradicting the executive branch's position that nobody had said anything...

20. Washington not taking any chances

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-not-taking-any-chances

Presidential inaugurations are normally high-security events, with metal detectors at key entry points, restricted ID-only zones and National Guard supplementing local and federal law enforcement, but the level of precautions this year is unprecedented...

21. Legal experts pounce on Yiolitis case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-experts-pounce-on-yiolitis-case

A well-known Cypriot lawyer, who raised questions over a home search after Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis filed a criminal complaint against a Twitter parody account, has written to the Police Chief asking to obtain public information as a concerned citizen...

22. EU leaders weigh sanctions over Turkey’s Med drilling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-weigh-sanctions-over-turkey-s-med-drilling-work

Concerned that their credibility is at stake, European Union leaders are set Thursday to give the green light to the expansion of sanctions against Turkey over its exploration of gas reserves in Mediterranean waters claimed by EU members Greece and Cyprus....

23. Government ups rhetoric against auditor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-ups-rhetoric-against-auditor

The Cypriot government hinted over the weekend it might refer the auditor general to the Supreme Court over “indecent” behaviour, after the audit office published yet another damning report alleging offences in a Cabinet decision to grant investor passports to individuals linked to a casino project without meeting the criteria...

24. EY Attractiveness Survey Cyprus 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-attractiveness-survey-cyprus-2020

EY Attractiveness Survey Cyprus 2020: Investors are optimistic about the country’s attractiveness over the coming years, but state that there is room for improvement...

25. 'Father of the House' calls for calm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/father-of-the-house-calls-for-calm

AKEL MP Adamos Adamou became the Republic of Cyprus’ new House Speaker on Friday, as well as acting president, following the resignation of Demetris Syllouris amid a passport scandal and a pending investigation...

26. Syllouris accepts waiving of his parliamentary immunity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syllouris-accepts-waiving-of-his-parliamentary-immunity

President of the Cyprus Parliament Demetris Syllouris said Wednesday that he won’t stand in the way of his parliamentary immunity being waved to accommodate a probe launched by local police after a fresh batch of Al Jazeera allegations situated him at the epicentre of a massive corruption scandal involving the island’s golden passports scheme....

27. Reactions point to Varosha election gimmick

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reactions-point-to-varosha-election-gimmick

Political reactions have been getting stronger by the day on both sides of divided Cyprus over a recent announcement to open a beach strip in ghost town Varosha in the north, just days ahead of a general election...

28. Maltese FM calls for EU solidarity with frontline countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/maltese-fm-calls-for-eu-solidarity-with-frontline-countries

Acting President of the Republic, President of the House of Representatives, Demetris Syllouris received Malta’s Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Evarist Bartolo on Friday, who called for more EU solidarity with frontline countries....

29. Golden passports scheme to remain as is

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/golden-passports-scheme-to-remain-as-is

The citizenship-by-investment program will not be terminated, nor will it be suspended for a short period as a way of managing the crisis developing crisis, the government decided during its Tuesday morning coffee at the Presidential Palace. What was strongly tabled was that a potential freezing or termination of the investment program at this point in time would send a message that the government is acting in light of the Al Jazeera publications, and that by extension, that it accepts them....

30. EU ‘very clear’ on expectations from Turkey for de-escalation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-‘very-clear-on-expectations-from-turkey-for-de-escalation

The message, the expectations, the timeline and the consequences of not acting towards a de-escalation of tension in the Eastern Mediterranean were “made clear” to Turkey, both via the informal Foreign Affairs Council last week in Berlin and in the telephone call on Monday between EU High Representative Josep Borrell and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, according to EU foreign policy spokesman Peter Stano....

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