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1. Laughable disclosures as Cyprus politicians' financial woes unveiled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/laughable-disclosures-as-cyprus-politicians-financial-woes-unveiled

Once again, this year’s financial disclosures from our members of parliament are filled with laughable and tragic statements. Marinos Sizopoulos must be having a hard time making ends meet, ...

2. Cyprus marks 50 years since 1974 invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-marks-50-years-since-1974-invasion

This year marks fifty years since the 1974 coup and Turkish invasion, events that profoundly shaped modern Cyprus. ...

3. See you in September!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/see-you-in-september

Despite the multi-layered, all-against-all contest over what happened in Crans Montana in 2017—a contest that started between Anastasiades and Averof, expanded with former negotiator Mavroyiannis, and included the AKEL leadership's response, all with a dose of poetry...

4. Christodoulides: ''We cannot accept the 28 migrants in the buffer zone''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/christodoulides-we-cannot-accept-the-28-migrants-in-the-buffer-zone

The President of the Republic stated, ''We cannot accept the 28 migrants in the buffer zone because we cannot allow the creation of a new migrant route.''...

5. ECB concerned over Cypriot bank profit tax proposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ecb-concerned-over-cypriot-bank-profit-tax-proposal

In 2023, Cypriot banks reported unprecedented profits, marking a 15-year high, with projections suggesting even greater earnings in 2024....

6. Banks contribute over €854M in taxes amid controversy over proposed levy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/banks-contribute-over-€854m-in-taxes-amid-controversy-over-proposed-levy

In the last seven years (2017-2023), Cypriot banks have collectively paid more than €854 million in income tax, special taxes, and VAT, according to a report by Panayiotis Rouglas in last Sunday's Kathimerini....

7. Ministry maintains €300 fine for running red lights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-maintains-€300-fine-for-running-red-lights

On Thursday, the Minister of Transport, Communications, and Works, Alexis Vafeadis, was briefed on various legislative proposals submitted by parliamentarians....

8. Averof's podcast musings and the flip-flop chronicles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/averof-s-podcast-musings-and-the-flip-flop-chronicles

Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear. Averof has appeared on a podcast again – how does he manage to do it all? – to question why they are celebrating 24 percent when they considered 26 percent disastrous during the Presidential elections! ...

9. From TikTok follower to political pundit, a satirical dive into Cyprus politics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-tiktok-follower-to-political-pundit-a-satirical-dive-into-cyprus-politics

I've decided to get more involved in politics. Since I'm a bit curious, I've started obsessively following what's happening in Brussels. No, I didn't sit down to study because I'm also a bit lazy....

10. Mandatory malpractice insurance now required for all doctors in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/mandatory-malpractice-insurance-now-required-for-all-doctors-in-cyprus

A new law passed by the House of Representatives has made malpractice insurance mandatory for all practicing doctors in Cyprus. This legislation requires doctors registered in the Medical Register, as well as medical companies, to maintain an active insurance contract against civil liability for professional negligence....

11. Parliament reduces traffic light violation fines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliament-reduces-traffic-light-violation-fines

Parliament unanimously passed a law reducing some out-of-court fines for traffic light violations, a measure largely prompted by the widespread use of photoelectric cameras in cities....

12. Cyprus faces crisis with 120 illegal waste sites igniting fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-crisis-with-120-illegal-waste-sites-igniting-fires

In Cyprus, there are approximately 120 illegal waste sites, with the Fire Service in the Nicosia district responding to 45 incidents in the past two years alone, as disclosed by the Parliamentary Environment Committee on Wednesday. MPs have urged relevant authorities to take decisive action....

13. Cyprus and US tighten ties, visa-free travel and arms deals on the horizon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-us-tighten-ties-visa-free-travel-and-arms-deals-on-the-horizon

According to a report written by Yiannis Ioannou, the consolidation of Cyprus-US strategic cooperation and the conclusion of a strategic dialogue agreement have significantly deepened Cypriot-US relations at a critical time,...

14. Only 5,676 of 103,281 eligible T/C voters participated in the EU elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/only-5-676-of-103-281-eligible-t-c-voters-participated-in-the-eu-elections

In the recent European Parliament elections on June 9, hopes for a high turnout of Turkish Cypriot (T/C) voters were dashed. Despite having 103,281 eligible voters, only 5,676 T/Cs cast their ballots, a slight drop from 5,804 in 2019....

15. 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,...

16. 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....

17. 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....

18. 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. ...

19. 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....

20. 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,''...

21. 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....

22. 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....

23. 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,...

24. 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......

25. 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...

26. 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. ...

27. 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. ...

28. 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....

29. 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....

30. 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....

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