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28 January, 2023
 

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1. Money-laundering platform with ties to Cyprus seized

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/money-laundering-platform-with-ties-to-cyprus-seized

The Cyprus Police took part in a joint European operation that led to the seizure of an online cryptocurrency platform/exchange that was being used to launder money from illegal activities. ...

2. Eva Kaili to remain in custody

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eva-kaili-to-remain-in-custody

A Belgian court has rejected an application from Greek MEP Eva Kaili to be released from pre-trial custody, following a hearing before the Court of First Instance in Brussels....

3. Panzeri to be let off after agreeing to name names

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/panzeri-to-be-let-off-after-agreeing-to-name-names

Belgium’s federal prosecutor said on Tuesday that former Italian member of the European Parliament Pier Antonio Panzeri agreed to work with Belgian authorities over a cash-for-influence corruption scandal in exchange for a reduced sentence...

4. Europe's royals bid farewell to Greece's ex-king in Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-s-royals-bid-farewell-to-greece-s-ex-king-in-athens

European royalty gathered in Athens on Monday for the funeral of former King Constantine of Greece, born a prince but spurned by his country which abolished the monarchy in 1974....

5. Frontline’s Cyprus move fails to impress rival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/frontline-s-cyprus-move-fails-to-impress-rival

Plans by a shipping tycoon to redomicile his company to Cyprus became unclear after Frontline announced a merger with a rival oil tanker operator fell through...

6. Cypriot fund keeps Lukoil’s sanctioned plant in the game

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-fund-keeps-lukoil-s-sanctioned-plant-running

A Lukoil refinery in Italy might survive sanctions against Russia if it falls in the hands of a Cypriot private equity fund, with the company saying the sale could take place by March of this year after turning down a US offer two months ago...

7. Kaili admits to asking father to hide money

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kaili-admits-to-asking-father-to-hide-money

Greek MEP Eva Kaili has admitted under questioning in Belgium that she had asked her father to hide part of the money that was in her home, according to reports in the Belgian magazine Knack and newspaper Soir....

8. The Belgian wheel is in motion...

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-belgian-wheel-is-in-motion

Many Cypriots live in a state of frustration. How did Belgian authorities respond decisively to the well-known case, while the island's law enforcement took two weeks to visit Syllouris?...

9. The fall

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-fall

The tale of Eva Kaili is a metaphor for the glitzy, quick ascent to power in politics and the ultimate fall from grace brought on by dishonesty. After all, a corrupt politician is one who has been bribed by the state or a private individual....

10. The week that shook Brussels saw a police stakeout, piles of cash, and reform promises

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-week-that-shook-brussels-saw-a-police-stakeout-piles-of-cash-and-reform-promises

The police had been waiting since dawn. Officers from the special unit of Belgium’s federal police gathered on Rue Wiertz, close to the European Parliament in Brussels. ...

11. Cyprus 7th in the EU in generating waste

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-7th-in-the-eu-generating-waste

The total amount of municipal solid waste generated in Cyprus in 2021 stood at 570 thousand tonnes compared to 543 thousand tonnes in 2020, recording an increase of 5%....

12. Qatargate: Kaili's partner confesses and names names

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/qatargate-kaili-s-partner-confesses-and-names-names

Eva Kaili's husband, Francesco Giorgi, admitted his involvement in the Qatargate scandal, according to Le Soir and La Repubblica....

13. Kaili’s lawyer drops hint about Italian job

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kaili-s-lawyer-drops-hint-about-italian-job

There is conflicting information about a corruption investigation in the European Parliament following the arrest of a Greek former VP, with media reports speculating she was being detained in connection with Qatar while her lawyer is pointing the finger squarely at her Italian fellow suspects including her male partner...

14. Kaili in custody until next week - Decision on the three is expected

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kaili-in-custody-until-next-week-decision-on-the-three-is-expected

Eva Kaili, a Greek MEP and former vice-president of the European Parliament, will be detained until next week, according to AFP....

15. Cyprus could become a year-round tourist destination by 2030

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-could-become-a-year-round-tourist-destination-by-2030

The ultimate goal of the National Tourism Strategy 2030 is to establish Cyprus as an all-season, high-quality, digitally intelligent and accessible tourist destination, that respects the environment and channels the benefits of tourism across the island,...

16. EU lawmaker denies taking bribes from Qatar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-lawmaker-denies-taking-bribes-from-qatar

European Parliament Vice President Eva Kaili, a suspect in an investigation into money laundering and corruption at the parliament, has denied receiving money from Qatar, one of her lawyers said in Greece on Tuesday...

17. France first country to ban short haul flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-first-country-to-ban-short-haul-flights

France has been given the green light to ban short-haul domestic flights. Specifically, between locations where there is a train alternative that takes less than 2.5 hours....

18. Cyprus scolded for failing to transpose EU laws

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scolded-for-failing-to-transpose-eu-laws

The European Commission has sent letters of formal notice to Cyprus for having failed to notify national measures transposing two directives regarding road safety...

19. Brussels urging guidelines for NGO boats in the midst of France-Italy migrant dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brussels-urging-guidelines-for-ngo-boats-in-the-midst-of-france-italy-migrant-dispute

The European Commission is pushing to create guidelines for the NGO boats rescuing migrants off Europe’s shores as part of a plan to reduce the number of asylum seekers heading to the Continent....

20. Rift over gas cap looms over EU energy crisis plans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rift-over-gas-cap-looms-over-eu-energy-crisis-plans

EU energy ministers meet in Brussels on Thursday to approve the latest set of emergency measures to mitigate an energy crisis, but the plans risk being eclipsed by disagreements over whether and how to cap gas prices...

21. No OneLove armbands for England, Wales and EU countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-onelove-armbands-for-england-wales-and-eu-countries

England, Wales and other European nations will not wear the OneLove armband at the World Cup in Qatar because of the threat of players being booked....

22. Immerse yourself in a Christmas wonderland

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/immerse-yourself-in-a-christmas-wonderland

There is a little over a month left until Christmas, which means that now is the perfect time to book a trip for anyone who is planning to reach another country, especially a European country....

23. Cyprus beats EU average in road deaths

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-beats-eu-average-in-road-deaths

The highest incidence of road fatalities in the European Union in 2020 were recorded in rural regions, while Cyprus was one of the countries where road fatalities per million inhabitants was above the EU average, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU...

24. Iranian who inspired ‘The Terminal’ dies at Paris airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/iranian-who-inspired-‘the-terminal-dies-at-paris-airport

An Iranian man who lived for 18 years in Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport and whose saga loosely inspired the Steven Spielberg film “The Terminal” died Saturday in the airport that he long called home, officials said....

25. Spyware and political games

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spyware-and-political-games

The European Parliament's Committee of Inquiry's draft report on the use of spyware in the EU was lengthy and comprehensive, but in the case of Cyprus, a sizable portion of the information was a repetition of already well-known facts and concerns about the absence of the required institutional framework. ...

26. Cyprus has among the world’s highest rates of pediatric cancer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-has-among-the-world-s-highest-rates-of-pediatric-cancer

A pioneering study showed that Cyprus has among the world’s highest incidence rates as far as cancer in children is concerned with leukemias being the most frequent cancer, said Prof. Dr. Loizos Loizou Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Oncology - Hematology, Medical School, University of Nicosia....

27. EP committee in Cyprus to investigate spyware claims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ep-committee-in-cyprus-to-investigate-spyware-claims

A delegation from the European Parliament’s committee of inquiry to investigate the use of Pegasus (PEGA) and equivalent surveillance spyware arrives in Cyprus on Tuesday afternoon, as part of a joint mission in Cyprus and Greece. PEGA gets a job in Cyprus - Why won't Drakou meet with the committee It will investigate complaints about the development and use of spyware on the spot...

28. Eurostat: Electricity prices up by 32% in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eurostat-electricity-prices-up-by-32-in-cyprus

In the first half of 2022, average household electricity prices in the European Union increased sharply compared with the same period in 2021, from 22.0 euros per 100 kWh to 25.3 euros per 100 kWh, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU....

29. Cypriot Vladimiros Tziortzis wins 3rd place at Euro Nascar 2

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-vladimiros-tziortzis-wins-3rd-place-at-euro-nascar-2

Cypriot race driver Vladimiros Tziortzis won the biggest distinction in his career and one of the top distinctions in Cyprus motorsport history, after finishing on Sunday in third place at the 2022 NASCAR European Championship, in the EURO NASCAR 2 category....

30. EU leaders burn midnight oil on gas prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-burn-midnight-oil-on-gas-prices

European Union leaders ended another debate on the bloc's response to the energy crunch without agreement on whether to cap gas prices, deciding in the early hours of Friday morning to keep examining options to put a ceiling on costs...

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