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1. Passenger ferries to Greece expected to begin in April or May 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/passenger-ferries-to-greece-expected-to-begin-in-april-or-may-2022

The passenger maritime link between Cyprus and Greece is expected to take shape in the coming months as a number of operators have submitted a tender through the e-Procurement System of the Treasury of the Republic of Cyprus, the Shipping Deputy Ministry announced....

2. Paris hospitals chief Martin Hirsch sparks debate on whether unvaccinated patients should pay for treatment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paris-hospitals-chief-martin-hirsch-sparks-debate-on-whether-unvaccinated-patients-should-pay-for-treatment

The head of the Paris hospitals system has set off a fierce debate by questioning whether people who refuse to be vaccinated against COVID-19 should continue to have their treatment covered by public health insurance....

3. Supreme Court settles golden passports legal saga

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-settles-golden-passports-legal-saga

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus says a Parliament attempt last year to restrict the attorney general's role in a golden passport probe outcome was unconstitutional, after lawmakers had raised conflicts of interest for the state's chief law enforcer and his deputy...

4. European Commission launches new round of scholarships for the Turkish Cypriot community

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-commission-launches-new-round-of-scholarships-for-the-turkish-cypriot-community

The European Commission announced last week the launch of the EU Scholarship Programme for the Turkish Cypriot community for the Academic Year 2022/23 funded under the Aid Programme, which will award grants to approximately 140 Turkish Cypriot students, graduates and professionals....

5. US singer Meatloaf dead at 74

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-singer-meatloaf-dead-at-74

US singer Meat Loaf, who was known for hits including Bat Out Of Hell, has died at the age of 74 after selling more than 100 million albums worldwide and starring in 65 movies - with reports suggesting he contracted Covid-19....

6. Rise in cannabis use in Cyprus, drop in ecstasy during the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rise-in-cannabis-use-in-cyprus-drop-in-ecstasy-during-the-pandemic

Cannabis was the drug most used in Cyprus during the restrictions against the spread of COVID-19 while there has been a drop in the use of ecstasy according to the latest European Web Survey on Drugs presented by the EU drugs agency (EMCDDA)....

7. Redevelopment of Larnaca port and Marina on track for implementation, Minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/redevelopment-of-larnaca-port-and-marina-on-track-for-implementation-minister-says

The €1.2-billion project for the joint redevelopment of the Larnaca port and the Marina area is on track for implementation, Minister of Transport, Communications and Works, Yiannis Karousos, said on Wednesday....

8. Doc pleads not guilty in fake vax case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doc-pleads-not-guilty-in-fake-vax-case

A Larnaca doctor accused of defrauding the state in connection with the issuance of COVID vaccination certificates pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to multiple charges including felony conspiracy...

9. Maricar’s mom still seeks justice in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/maricar-s-mom-still-seeks-justice-in-cyprus

The mother of murdered Filipina Maricar Valdez Arquiola is still waiting for the Cypriot government to do the right thing, with reports saying relatives of victims in the island’s unprecedented serial killer case are still waiting for a proper financial settlement...

10. Halting progress and happy accidents: How mRNA vaccines were made

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/halting-progress-and-happy-accidents-how-mrna-vaccines-were-made

Skeptics have seized on the rapid development of the vaccines to undermine the public’s trust in them. But the breakthroughs behind the vaccines unfolded over decades as scientists across the world pursued research in disparate areas, never imagining their work would one day come together to tame the pandemic of the century....

11. Tsunami from Tonga volcano eruption leaves trail of flood damage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tsunami-from-tonga-volcano-eruption-leaves-trail-of-flood-damage

Tsunami waves caused by an undersea volcano have flooded the Pacific Island country of Tonga, where entire towns have been inundated with water and scientists warn the main island could be blanketed in volcanic ash....

12. Elon Musk's Neuralink to begin implanting brain chips in humans in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/elon-musk-s-neuralink-to-begin-implanting-brain-chips-in-humans-in-2022

Elon Musk has said that Neuralink, his brain-interface technology company, hopes to start implanting its microchips in humans next year....

13. COVID-19: Self-isolation for fully jabbed in England cut from seven days to five

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-self-isolation-for-fully-jabbed-in-england-cut-from-seven-days-to-five

The isolation period for fully vaccinated people in England who test positive for COVID will be reduced from seven days to five, the health secretary has announced....

14. Extradition case in Cyprus gets political

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/extradition-case-in-cyprus-gets-political

Cyprus is in the middle of a politically-charged extradition battle where a mother and son wanted by Chinese authorities are getting support from an American organization backed by Donald Trump’s former advisor...

15. COVID-19: French president says he wants to 'p*** off' people who refuse vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-french-president-says-he-wants-to-p-off-people-who-refuse-vaccine

French President Emmanuel Macron said he wants to "p*** off" people who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 - and warned he plans to make life harder for those who refuse to get jabbed....

16. Police probe gangland link to Larnaca murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-probe-gangland-link-to-larnaca-murder

Police are pursuing several leads after a man without a criminal record was gunned down mob style in Larnaca, with investigators paying close attention to the victim’s family connections to ongoing drug wars in the southern town...

17. Larnaca man gunned down mob style

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-man-gunned-down-mob-style

Larnaca police went on high alert Tuesday night after the father of a witness who recently testified in a drug case was killed after being shot multiple times in the parking garage of his building...

18. Turkey’s accession negotiations at standstill, according to General Affairs Council

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-s-accession-negotiations-at-standstill-according-to-general-affairs-council

Turkey continues to move further away from the European Union and its accession negotiations “therefore effectively (negotiations) have come to a standstill and no further chapters can be considered for opening or closing ...

19. Anastasiades and Tatar meet at UN reception held at Ledra Palace Tuesday night

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-and-tatar-meet-at-un-reception-held-at-ledra-palace-tuesday-night

The achievements of the Technical Committees with the support of the two leaders, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar were praised by UN Secretary General’s Special Representative in Cyprus Colin Stewart on Tuesday evening. ...

20. 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...

21. 'Clothes of the Soul' at the Leventis Municipal Museum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/clothes-of-the-soul-at-the-leventis-municipal-museum

The Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia presents the art exhibition "Clothes of the Soul",...

22. Vaccine inequality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/vaccine-inequality

The new 'Omicron' mutation is the result of a lack of vaccination solidarity between developed and developing countries, experts and those who had previously called for vaccines to be sent to less privileged countries warn...

23. New tender announced for ferry connection between Cyprus and Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/new-tender-announced-for-ferry-connection-between-cyprus-and-greece

The Deputy Ministry for Shipping announced it has launched a new tender for the maritime connection between Cyprus and Greece after the first tender failed to attract official bids....

24. Cops ridiculed after assassination case falls flat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-ridiculed-after-assassination-case-falls-flat

Three suspects in an alleged plot to assassinate a Limassol businessman walked free on Monday after prosecutors failed to find any evidence, with media pundits criticizing how police missed red flags by relying on a verbal complaint without vetting...

25. Suspended sentences in bullied teen’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspended-sentences-in-bullied-teen-s-death

Three young males got suspended sentences for involuntary manslaughter in the case of Panayiotis, a bullied teen who died after binge drinking at a Saturday night birthday party...

26. Mandatory vaccination of NHS workers in England from spring

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mandatory-vaccination-of-nhs-workers-in-england-from-spring

The British government is expected to announce later in the day that front-line staff of the NHS National Health Service in England will be required to have been vaccinated against coronavirus by April....

27. 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...

28. Tatar puts up new fight for squeaky cheese

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-puts-up-new-fight-for-squeaky-cheese

Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar is taking to task European Union decisions on halloumi/hellim, the island’s famous cheese, saying they favor Greek Cypriots and leave their counterparts in the north at the mercy of inspectors approved by the south...

29. Three found guilty in bullied teen’s death in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-found-guilty-in-bullied-teen-s-death-in-larnaca

Three out of four teens charged with involuntary manslaughter have been found guilty in connection with the death of Panayiotis, a bullied teen who died after binge drinking at a Saturday night birthday party...

30. Former bishop acquitted of rape charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-bishop-acquitted-of-rape-charges

Former Kition bishop Chrysostomos has been acquitted of rape charges after a criminal court found his female accuser made contradictory statements and outlandish allegations during the closed trial...

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