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1. From academia to governance: Cyprus' latest Deputy Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-academia-to-governance-cyprus-latest-deputy-minister

The establishment of Cyprus's Deputy Ministry of Immigration and International Protection coincided with a challenging period, influenced by the ongoing humanitarian crisis in neighboring Israel. ...

2. Cyprus highlights its tech opportunities at London Tech Week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-highlights-its-tech-opportunities-at-london-tech-week

The Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry, alongside the Cyprus Trade Centre in London, represented Cyprus at the ''London Tech Week'' exhibition, held from June 10-12, 2024, at the Olympia Exhibition Center....

3. Cyprus cuts migrant arrivals by 50%, earns European praise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cuts-migrant-arrivals-by-50-earns-european-praise

Cyprus continues to grapple with a significant migration challenge, a situation that has evolved into a complex and multifaceted issue. ...

4. Cyprus alleges human trafficking at occupied zone universities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-alleges-human-trafficking-at-occupied-zone-universities

The Republic of Cyprus has filed a complaint against "academic institutions" in the occupied areas to the European Association for Quality Assurance......

5. Pournara: From 3145 to 245 migrants in two years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pournara-from-3145-to-245-migrants-in-two-years

The influx of irregular migrants into Cyprus has markedly declined following stringent government measures. Illustrative of this trend is the Pournara accommodation center, ...

6. Greek olive oil producers reject bulk sales, thrive in export market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-olive-oil-producers-reject-bulk-sales-thrive-in-export-market

They knew the easy way. They could have effortlessly sent their oil in bulk to Italy....

7. Cypriot team ''Brute Force'' takes NASA challenge by storm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-team-brute-force-takes-nasa-challenge-by-storm

''Brute Force,'' a Cypriot team, clinched the top prize at the prestigious NASA Space Apps Challenge award ceremony held at NASA Headquarters in Washington DC. ...

8. China recruiting Western 'top guns' to train their military

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-recruiting-western-top-guns-to-train-their-military

In a joint bulletin released Wednesday, the US and its closest intelligence partners raised concerns about China's intensified campaign to recruit former Western military pilots and other service members for training its own aviators....

9. First black astronaut nominee fulfils space dream after 60 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-black-astronaut-nominee-fulfils-space-dream-after-60-years

Ed Dwight, America’s first Black astronaut candidate, finally rocketed into space 60 years later, flying with Jeff Bezos’ rocket company on Sunday....

10. Resurging piracy threatens Red Sea shipping lanes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/resurging-piracy-threatens-red-sea-shipping-lanes

Piracy is re-emerging in the Red Sea and the Horn of Africa with alarming speed, endangering both the lives of crew members and the smooth flow of international trade. ...

11. Who bears responsibility for the energy transition?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-bears-responsibility-for-the-energy-transition

Chris Angelides serves as the Managing Director in the oil and gas consulting division of Ernst & Young LLP in Houston....

12. ICC eyes Netanyahu for potential arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/icc-eyes-netanyahu-for-potential-arrest

The International Criminal Court is probing Israel's actions in the West Bank and Gaza, independent of other cases at the International Court of Justice, such as South Africa's genocide claims against Israel in Gaza....

13. Macron declares ''Europe is mortal,'' calls for unity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/macron-declares-europe-is-mortal-calls-for-unity

The 27-country bloc needs to urgently rethink its defence and economic models to not fall behind its rivals, the French leader said. ...

14. McKinsey leaders convene at Green Agenda Cyprus Summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mckinsey-leaders-convene-at-green-agenda-cyprus-summit

Georgios D. Tsopelas embarked on his McKinsey journey in London back in 1994, blazing a trail that led to the establishment of the Athens office in 2000. ...

15. UK Prime Minister confirms delay in Rwanda deportation flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-prime-minister-confirms-delay-in-rwanda-deportation-flights

The Rwanda deportation scheme will not begin until the summer, Rishi Sunak admitted on Monday, acknowledging a further delay to the policy even as MPs and peers began debating it for the final time....

16. Protesters rally against police brutality and bias

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-rally-against-police-brutality-and-bias

A peaceful demonstration unfolded Saturday at noon in Eleftheria Square, driven by the African Community in Cyprus and bolstered by allied organizations. ...

17. Heartbreaking Gaza photo wins World Press Photo of the Year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heartbreaking-gaza-photo-wins-world-press-photo-of-the-year

Reuters photographer Mohammed Salem captured this year’s prestigious World Press Photo of the Year award Thursday with a depiction of loss and sorrow in Gaza, a heartrending photo of a Palestinian woman cradling the body of her young niece....

18. Aegean Airlines acquires longer range fleet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aegean-airlines-acquires-longer-range-fleet

Aegean Airlines seeks to strengthen its footprint in new markets, which show double-digit growth rates, through the delivery, in 2026 and 2027, in the first phase, of four Airbus A321neo aircraft which are specially configured and upgraded....

19. EU champions ocean health with $3.71 billion investment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-champions-ocean-health-with-$3-71-billion-investment

The European Union will spend 3.5 billion euros ($3.71 billion) to protect the ocean and promote sustainability through a series of initiatives this year, the EU’s top environment official said on Tuesday. ...

20. Interior Ministry clarifies asylum seeker employment rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-ministry-clarifies-asylum-seeker-employment-rights

In a recent statement, Cyprus' Interior Ministry provided clarity regarding the right to work for asylum seekers. According to the statement, all asylum seekers, regardless of origin, are not permitted to access employment until nine months have passed from the date of their asylum application....

21. UK joins efforts to deliver humanitarian aid to Gaza via 'Amalthea'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-joins-efforts-to-deliver-humanitarian-aid-to-gaza-via-amalthea

Minister for Development and Africa, Andrew Mitchell, has told the House of Commons that along with Cyprus, the US, the UAE and others, the UK will help deliver humanitarian aid by sea to a new temporary US military pier in Gaza, via a maritime corridor from Cyprus....

22. Filipino seafarers return home after surviving Yemen missile attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/filipino-seafarers-return-home-after-surviving-yemen-missile-attack

Eleven Filipino seafarers finally reached the shores of the Philippines on Tuesday, nearly a week after enduring a harrowing missile attack by Houthi rebels off the coast of Yemen....

23. The ripple effect of Houthi attacks on Cyprus' maritime industry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-ripple-effect-of-houthi-attacks-on-cyprus-maritime-industry

From super yachts to shipping giants, the Houthi insurgency's impact and sparking a call for global unity. Subtitle: ...

24. Cyprus entities hit by U.S. sanctions for alleged Al-Shabaab support

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-entities-hit-by-u-s-sanctions-for-alleged-al-shabaab-support

The U.S. Treasury Department has announced sanctions on a transnational network involving entities and individuals from the Horn of Africa, the United Arab Emirates, and Cyprus for their role in facilitating the financing of the terrorist organization Al-Shabaab....

25. Over 400,000 songbirds killed in Cyprus and sold for delicacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-400-000-songbirds-killed-in-cyprus-and-sold-for-delicacy

A recent report reveals a disturbing surge in wildlife crime in Cyprus, where over 400,000 songbirds were trapped and killed last autumn....

26. FIA President investigated for alleged manipulation in F1 Grand Prix

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fia-president-investigated-for-alleged-manipulation-in-f1-grand-prix

Whistleblower claims Ben Sulayem intervened to overturn penalty for Aston Martin's Fernando Alonso at the 2023 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, raising concerns about fairness in the race outcome....

27. MPs from 12 countries halt arms to Israel over Gaza assault

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mps-from-12-countries-halt-arms-to-israel-over-gaza-assault

More than 200 Members of Parliament (MPs) from a dozen countries are urging their governments to halt arms sales to Israel....

28. Government celebrates approval of Migration Deputy Ministry bill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-celebrates-approval-of-migration-deputy-ministry-bill

''Today is a milestone for our country'' said the Minister of the Interior, Constantinos Ioannou, on Thursday, welcoming the approval of the bill......

29. Pillar two readiness and technology

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/pillar-two-readiness-and-technology

As per our previous publications and alerts, we had the opportunity to communicate a significant development - the introduction of BEPS 2.0 Pillar Two or Global Minimum Tax. The European Union unanimously adopted a directive in December 2022 (the ''Minimum Tax Directive''). ...

30. Deloitte Academy's impact spreads from Cyprus to Kenya

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/deloitte-academy-s-impact-spreads-from-cyprus-to-kenya

The Head of Deloitte Academy, Christina Themistocleous, travelled to Nairobi, Kenya with the goal to offer voluntary work and help students achieve their ambitions and reach their full potential....

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