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31 January, 2023
 

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1. Kremlin brands Johnson a 'liar' after claim Putin wanted to kill him with missile

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kremlin-brands-johnson-a-liar-after-claim-putin-wanted-to-kill-him-with-missile

The Kremlin has called Boris Johnson a liar and denied claims made by the ex-PM that Vladimir Putin threatened to kill him with a missile in a call ahead of Russia's invasion of Ukraine....

2. Germany to send Leopard tanks to Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-to-send-leopard-tanks-to-ukraine

Germany cleared the way on Wednesday for Europe to send scores of battle tanks to Ukraine, and Washington was poised to make a similar announcement - moves hailed by Kyiv as a potential turning point in the war and condemned by Moscow as escalation. ...

3. Judge hears new evidence in mercy killing case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-hears-new-evidence-in-mercy-killing-case

A harrowing video recorded in Britain was played this week before a Cypriot judge, who is presiding over the criminal trial of a British pensioner who is facing murder charges after ending the life of his cancer-stricken wife...

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. Last king of Greece to be buried as a private citizen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/last-king-of-greece-to-be-buried-as-a-private-citizen

Constantine, the former and last king of Greece, will be buried as a private citizen in Tatoi, the former summer residence of Greece’s royals and where his parents and ancestors are buried, the government said Wednesday....

6. Princess Anne welcomed by President Anastasiades (photos)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/princess-anne-welcomed-by-president-anastasiades

Princess Anne of the United Kingdom, who is in Cyprus to inspect the British contingent in UNFICYP, met with President of the Republic Mr. Nicos Anastasiades this morning at the Presidential Palace....

7. Princess Anne arrives in Cyprus tomorrow for a 2-day visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/princess-anne-arrives-in-cyprus-tomorrow-for-a-2-day-visit

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, Princess Anne, will visit the Republic of Cyprus, the United Nations Buffer Zone and the Sovereign Base Area at Dhekelia on Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th of January, the High Commission announced. The Princess will also be received by President Nicos Anastasiades at the Presidential Palace....

8. British Museum in ‘constructive’ talks over Parthenon marbles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-museum-says-in-‘constructive-discussions-over-parthenon-marbles

The British Museum said on Wednesday it was holding 'constructive discussions' with Greece over the Parthenon Sculptures amid renewed speculation that the 2500-year-old marbles could soon be returned to Athens...

9. Economic events that will be remembered in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/economic-events-that-will-be-remembered-in-2022

The energy crisis, which intensified after Russia's invasion of Ukraine and resulted in skyrocketing gas prices, took the lead throughout the year....

10. Aggressive leukemia vanishes in 13-year-old after receiving CRISPR treatment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aggressive-leukemia-vanishes-in-13-year-old-after-receiving-crispr-treatment

In the latest CRISPR success story, a 13-year-old girl whose leukemia had not responded to other treatments now has no detectable cancer cells....

11. One million Britons 'at risk of becoming homeless'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/one-million-britons-at-risk-of-becoming-homeless

Lord John Bird, the founder of Britain's street newspaper The Big Issue, has stated that a million, if not more, people in the country are at risk of falling into poverty and becoming homeless because they are unable to pay their rent or mortgage....

12. Cyprus on alert after first case of Strep A

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-alert-after-first-case-of-strep-a

The Republic of Cyprus announced on Monday its first case of Group A streptococcus, prompting officials to summon a physician from Israel to assess the medical condition of a little girl who is intubated in Nicosia...

13. NHS nurses walk out in first strike in over a century

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nhs-nurses-walk-out-in-first-strike-in-over-a-century

Nurses across much of the UK launched a historic strike on Thursday, as they walked out of hospitals and onto picket lines after several years of falling pay and declining standards left the country’s nationalized health care system in a state of crisis....

14. UK pledges support in Cyprus maritime sector

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-pledges-support-in-cyprus-maritime-sector

British High Commissioner to Cyprus, Irfan Siddiq expressed his country’s readiness to deepen its cooperation with Cyprus in the maritime and marine sectors. ...

15. Shipping tycoon wants to transfer biz to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shipping-tycoon-wants-to-transfer-biz-to-cyprus

A Norwegian-born Cypriot billionaire wants to move his shipping company to Cyprus to reap benefits, including an EU-approved tonnage tax regime available only to tax residents of the island, which is scrambling to keep its industry afloat amid sanctions against Russia...

16. G7 price cap on Russian oil kicks in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/g7-price-cap-on-russian-oil-kicks-in

The Group of Seven price cap on Russian seaborne oil came into force on Monday as the West tries to limit Moscow's ability to finance its war in Ukraine, but Russia has said it will not abide by the measure even if it has to cut production....

17. Candidates continue their quest for votes as elections draw near

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/candidates-continue-their-quest-for-votes-as-elections-draw-near

The pre-election campaign of the candidates for February's 2023 Presidential elections continued over the weekend with meetings and contacts in cities and communities on the island and abroad....

18. Post-Brexit UK streamlines EU student visas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/post-brexit-uk-streamlines-eu-student-visas

Brexit, the legal action initiated by the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, did have an impact on every field, including education....

19. British Airways goes gender neutral

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/british-airways-goes-gender-neutral

British Airways will allow male pilots to wear make-up and carry handbags in an overhaul of the airliner's strict uniform rules....

20. Announcement: Appointment of Principal and Senior Managers in K. Treppides & Co Ltd

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/announcement-appointment-of-principal-and-senior-managers-in-k-treppides-co-ltd

The Management of K. Treppides & Co Ltd is committed to develop leaders who derive from own people and who pursue excellence in the provision of high quality specialised and unique services. We are pleased to announce the appointment of the following members on the Board of Management effective as of 1 November 2022....

21. Outgoing Cypriot president congratulates Sunak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/outgoing-cypriot-president-congratulates-sunak

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades took to Twitter to congratulate Britain’s new Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and say he was looking forward to restart UN talks to reunify the divided island, but elections in Cyprus and past comments by the new Tory leader could potentially complicate things...

22. Crimea platform ‘Cyprioted’ during odd exchange

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crimea-platform-gets-‘cyprioted-during-odd-exchange

An odd exchange took place on Tuesday during a parliamentary summit on Crimea, when Cypriot House Speaker Annita Demetriou took issue with a point of order raised by a Turkish delegation member who criticized invasion references to the Cyprus Problem...

23. Rishi Sunak to become Britain's next Prime Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rishi-sunak-is-britain-s-new-prime-minister

Britain's new prime minister is Rishi Sunak. Penny Mordaunt, the only candidate left standing for the Conservative leadership following Boris Johnson's withdrawal yesterday, has also withdrawn from the race, paving the way for Sunak to take over as Prime Minister....

24. Boris Johnson or Rishi Sunak expected to be UK's next prime minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-johnson-or-rishi-sunak-expected-to-be-uk-s-next-prime-minister

Boris Johnson and his former finance minister Rishi Sunak were leading potential contenders to replace British Prime Minister Liz Truss on Friday, with candidates canvassing support to become Conservative Party leader in a fast-tracked contest....

25. The new season of 'The Crown' depicts a royal family in crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-new-season-of-the-crown-depicts-a-royal-family-in-crisis

The fifth season of "The Crown," which premieres on Netflix on November 9, is almost here....

26. 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...

27. Liz Truss resigns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/liz-truss-resigns

Liz Truss was on Thursday forced to quit as UK prime minister, drawing to a dramatic close 44 days in office which saw her preside over an economic meltdown and catastrophic damage to the ruling Conservative party....

28. British business travelers being turned back from EU countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-business-travelers-being-turned-back-from-eu-countries

British business travelers are being turned back from European countries for going against post-Brexit movement restrictions that will be applied more rigorously once the European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS) is introduced in November next year....

29. London: Attempts to prevent a robbery leads to stabbing in broad daylight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/london-attempts-to-prevent-a-robbery-leads-to-stabbing-in-broad-daylight

Three people have been stabbed and a further one person injured after being 'pushed to the floor' in a bloodbath on the streets of central London this morning....

30. Britain mulling asylum ban on English Channel migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-mulling-asylum-ban-on-english-channel-migrants

The United Kingdom’s Minister, Suella Braverman, has said that it will introduce a new plan which would prohibit the entry of migrants who cross the English Channel from claiming asylum....

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