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26 January, 2022
 

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1. Teddy Sagi's Playtech embroiled in takeover battle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/teddy-sagi-s-playtech-embroiled-in-takeover-battle

Israeli billionaire Teddy Sagi, the founder of Playtech, declined to comment on the withdrawal of Eddie Jordan's potential bid for the online gambling company he founded back in 1999....

2. Airlines worldwide rush to change flights over US 5G problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/airlines-worldwide-rush-to-change-flights-over-us-5g-problem

Airlines across the world, including the long-haul carrier Emirates, rushed Wednesday to cancel or change flights heading into the U.S. over an ongoing dispute about the rollout of 5G mobile phone technology near American airports....

3. Kazakh president gives shoot-to-kill order to quell protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kazakh-president-gives-shoot-to-kill-order-to-quell-protests

Security forces appeared to have reclaimed the streets of Kazakhstan's main city on Friday after days of violence, and the Russian-backed president said he had ordered his troops to shoot to kill to put down a countrywide uprising....

4. Mistrust results in a rise in COVID cases in Eastern Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mistrust-results-in-a-rise-in-covid-cases-in-eastern-europe

Latvia imposed a new lockdown on Thursday, with hospitals in Bulgaria and Romania struggling to cope with an increase in patients with covid-19, while Poland is selling extra doses of vaccine....

5. Social media enabling destruction of democracy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/social-media-enabling-destruction-of-democracy

“It’s the enabler of the destruction of democracy. It’s the enabler of the destruction of the facts,” says the Filipino Nobel Laureate Maria Ressa...

6. Cyprus, Egypt sign deal to speed up electricity grid linkage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-egypt-sign-deal-to-speed-up-electricity-grid-linkage

An undersea cable linking the electricity grids of Cyprus and Egypt could be key to helping both countries transition to a green economy ...

7. Man shoots people with bow and arrow in Norway

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-shoots-people-with-bow-and-arrow-in-norway

A man armed with a bow and arrow killed five people and wounded two others on Wednesday in Kongsberg, southwestern Norway, before being arrested....

8. Take to the skies again and travel like you've never done before

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/take-to-the-skies-again-and-travel-like-you-ve-never-done-before

Once again we're taking to the skies. Although traveling is definitely not the same as it used to be, what with all the restrictions, COVID test requirements and social distancing, we've found a way to keep calm and soldier on. ...

9. Resurrecting the hairy mammoth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/resurrecting-the-hairy-mammoth

The return of hairy mammoths, a species that became extinct 4,000 years ago, in the icy Arctic soils, is envisioned by a new American company, Colossal....

10. FBI app nails fugitive once caught in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fbi-app-nails-fugitive-once-caught-in-cyprus

Cyprus was back in the headlines after new court records showed how a suspected drug lord, who evaded capture on the island a decade ago, unwittingly distributed an FBI app to his associates resulting to hundreds of arrests around the world...

11. Workers detained as hotel industry scrambles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/five-workers-detained-as-hotel-industry-scrambles

Five people in Paphos district were taken to a police station for questioning after immigration police officers raided a local hotel suspected of employing workers unlawfully...

12. President Biden urges Americans to turn page

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-biden-urges-americans-to-turn-page

Democrat Joe Biden was sworn in as president of the United States on Wednesday, vowing to end the ‘uncivil war’ in a deeply divided country reeling from a battered economy and a raging coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 400,000 Americans...

13. Electors pick Biden

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/electors-pick-biden

President-elect Joe Biden delivered a forceful rebuke on Monday to President Donald Trump’s attacks on the legitimacy of his victory, hours after winning the state-by-state Electoral College vote that officially determines the US presidency...

14. Moderna to seek US, EU authorization for vaccine on Monday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moderna-to-seek-us-eu-authorization-for-vaccine-on-monday

Moderna Inc will apply for US and European emergency authorization for its Covid-19 vaccine on Monday after full results from a late-stage study showed it was 94.1% effective with no serious safety concerns, the company said....

15. Biden trumps Trump

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-trumps-trump

Major television networks pointed to Democrat Joe Biden as capturing enough votes to rebuff his opponent, Republican incumbent Donald Trump, in what has been described as a time of deep divisions in the Land of the Free...

16. Asif Sadiq at Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asif-sadiq-at-digital-agenda-cyprus-summit-2020

Asif is Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion at adidas, prior to which he was the Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging for The Telegraph Media Group. He was previously the Head of Diversity and Inclusiveness for EY Financial Services and the Head of the Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Unit for the City of London Police. He is a Multi-Award Winning Diversity and Inclusion expert with over 15 years experience and a proven track record in achieving operational and strategic targets, managing quality, performance, risk and change....

17. Global coronavirus cases top 10 million; deaths surge past 500,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-coronavirus-cases-top-10-million-deaths-surge-past-500-000

The world surpassed two sobering coronavirus milestones Sunday -- 500,000 confirmed deaths, 10 million confirmed cases -- and hit another high mark for daily new infections as governments that attempted reopenings continued to backtrack and warn that worse news could be yet to come....

18. Women in brothel raid under arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/women-in-brothel-raid-under-arrest

Seven women in Nicosia previously described by police as possible victims of trafficking have been arrested, with a judge ordering them in remanded custody for multiple offences related to prostitution...

19. Jailed hostel manager says he is not a pimp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hostel-manager-says-he-is-not-a-pimp

A male suspect facing pimping charges in a recent brothel investigation in downtown Nicosia says he was only renting single rooms to women and charging a lodging fee...

20. Police raid 'brothel' in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-raid-brothel-in-nicosia

Nicosia police arrested a local man and took seven women into protective custody following a raid at an old hotel described as a front for prostitution...

21. Two bodies found in old Nicosia apartment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-bodies-found-in-old-nicosia-apartment

Two bodies were discovered in a downtown apartment in Nicosia on Sunday, with reports saying a bouquet of flowers had been placed next to a woman who had her throat slashed...

22. EU says coronavirus tracking apps should avoid storing data on servers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-says-coronavirus-tracking-apps-should-avoid-storing-data-on-servers

Mobile apps to track coronavirus cases in Europe should keep as much data as possible on the user’s device rather than in a central server to best maintain individual privacy, an EU document says....

23. Tracking app promoted to combat pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tracking-app-promoted-to-combat-pandemic

An EU-funded research centre in the Republic of Cyprus is calling on people to install a new app called CovTracer to help limit the spread of coronavirus, amid concerns regarding privacy and effectiveness of tracking applications...

24. 'What was that all about?':Trump mocks Oscars winner Parasite - video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/what-was-that-all-about-trump-mocks-oscars-winner-parasite-video

US President Donald Trump has hit out at the Oscars for awarding Best Picture to Parasite, a dark South Korean comedy about class struggle and wealth inequality....

25. Cyprus in the midst of massive football corruption storm, Justice Minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-in-the-midst-of-massive-football-corruption-storm-justice-minister-said

“We’re in the midst of a massive storm,” Justice Minister Giorgos Savvides said on Tuesday, referring to the wave of football corruption allegations that has been sweeping over Cyprus recently....

26. Cyprus a central hub of European match-fixing network

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-a-central-hub-of-european-match-fixing-network

An extensive and revealing report published in the Spanish news outfit El Confidencial identified Cyprus match-fixing as a central hub of European football corruption....

27. Measures to tackle football corruption announced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/measures-to-tackle-football-corruption-announced

The use of drones to monitor unruly football fans and the formation of a Deputy Ministry of Youth, Sport, and Culture, are among the new measures agreed upon on Friday by the Government and Cyprus authorities in a bid to tackle the boiling cauldron of football match fixing claims. ...

28. Football and Money Laundering

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/football-and-money-laundering

It has been identified years back at European and global level, that sports and especially football is being used by criminals to launder dirty money and derive illegal income...

29. Embassies warn Cyprus over fake marriages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/embassies-warn-cyprus-over-fake-marriages

Cyprus is under harsh criticism from at least three foreign embassies that accuse the government and local municipalities of not doing enough to shut down a fake marriage industry...

30. Cyprus plans to revoke passports after uproar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-plans-to-revoke-passports-after-uproar

Cyprus said on Wednesday that it had started a process to strip 26 individuals of citizenship they received under a secretive passports-for-investment scheme, admitting it had flaws...

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