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26 November, 2022
 

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1. Cypriot MEP gets terrorist sticker after Russia vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-mep-gets-terrorist-sticker-after-russia-vote

Terrorist stickers slapped on doors outside the offices of EU lawmakers who voted against declaring Russia a 'state sponsor of terrorism' prompted Cypriot MEP Niyazi Kizilyurek, who was among those targeted, to argue on Twitter that punishing an entire nation could only escalate the crisis...

2. 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....

3. EC proposing a ceiling of 275 euros per megawatt hour for natural gas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-proposing-a-ceiling-of-275-euros-per-megawatt-hour-for-natural-gas

Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson announced at a press conference in Brussels yesterday that the European Commission is proposing to cap the price of natural gas at 275 euros per megawatt hour for next month's TTF contracts....

4. 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...

5. 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....

6. US-Cyprus army cooperation bill heads to the House

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-cyprus-army-cooperation-bill-heads-to-the-house

A bill that paves the way for further military cooperation between Cyprus and the Unites States reached the House this week, following months of media hype about the island’s intent to help Ukraine with Russian-made missiles, but the specific agreement explicitly excludes weapons systems...

7. Paphos and Seville named European Capitals for Smart Tourism 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-and-seville-named-european-capitals-for-smart-tourism-2023

The city of Paphos was officially named the European Capital of Smart Tourism for 2023, according to its Mayor Phedon Phedonos....

8. Anastasiades' last hurrah

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-last-hurrah

President Anastasiades is on his final diplomatic tour in the region before the end of his term, beginning with multilateral contacts in Egypt, where he has been since last Sunday in the framework of COP-27. ...

9. Cyprus adopts litmus test on visas for Russians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adopts-litmus-test-on-visas-for-russians

Russian citizens wishing to travel to Cyprus will soon need to prove they do not support their president Vladimir Putin, with reports confirming the Cypriot government joined stricter EU-wide measures half a year after Ukraine’s president called on Nicosia to get tough on the island’s Russians...

10. Cyprus sits out as UN50 seek to condemn China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sits-out-as-un50-seek-to-condemn-china

Fifty member states of the United Nations are calling on China to “uphold its international human rights obligations” in a joint statement on Xinjiang, with Cyprus being absent from that list...

11. German Chancellor says a solution can be found on speculative gas price spikes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-chancellor-says-a-solution-can-be-found-on-speculative-gas-price-spikes

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Thursday that EU energy ministers still have much work to do but a solution could be found to contain speculative spikes in gas prices....

12. Cyprus renews vaccination pitch as MEPs jab Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-renews-vaccination-pitch-as-meps-jab-brussels

A Cypriot top health official told medical professionals over the weekend that the state’s vaccination committee was constantly updating its decisions as new data on COVID-19 jabs became available, but the comments stopped short of stating new policy as criticism towards Pharma and EU bosses is picking up steam...

13. 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....

14. 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...

15. China finds friendly ear in Cyprus as EU cranks it up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-finds-friendly-ear-in-cyprus-as-eu-cranks-it-up

Cypriot House Speaker Annita Demetriou reaffirmed Nicosia’s One China position this week during a meeting with the Chinese ambassador, who responded with a similar One Cyprus principle as the two countries sought to strengthen ties while Brussels warned EU should steer clear...

16. Cyprus probes dotted line in Israel-Lebanon deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-probes-dotted-line-in-israel-lebanon-deal

The foreign ministry in the Republic of Cyprus has sent a note verbale to Beirut in reference to a maritime border deal between Israel and Lebanon, which reportedly includes a contentious line that Nicosia had crossed a decade ago...

17. ‘We don’t need women to behave like men’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-‘we-don-t-need-women-to-behave-like-men

Nanna-Louise W. Linde is the vice president for European Government Affairs at Microsoft. An imposing presence, former model and mother of three, her life looks like something out of an episode of the Netflix series “Borgen” – she is Danish after all....

18. Turks slam Greeks over fake ‘push-forward’ story

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turks-slam-greeks-over-fake-‘push-forward-story

Turkey has slammed Greece’s migration minister over a video tweet allegedly showing members of the Turkish coast guard beating refugees during an alleged push-forward, with Ankara rushing to provide context and accusing Greek media of failing to properly retract a fabricated story...

19. House scrambles to keep ships under Cyprus flag

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-scrambles-to-keep-ships-under-cyprus-flag

The House health committee in the Republic of Cyprus is scrambling to amend healthcare legislation in a race against the clock, following reports that ship owners are trying to take their business elsewhere to avoid having to pay GESY tax...

20. Von der Leyen: Temporary cap on gas prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/von-der-leyen-temporary-cap-on-gas-prices

The European Commission is now moving towards a temporary cap on gas prices and a common supply of energy products, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said in a speech to the European Parliament on Wednesday morning....

21. Investigating Russian remittances to Mount Athos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigating-russian-remittances-to-mount-athos

The Money Laundering Authority is investigating suspicious money transfers from abroad to the individual accounts of monks on Mount Athos....

22. EU countries approve energy windfall levies, turn to gas price cap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-countries-approve-energy-windfall-levies-turn-to-gas-price-cap

European Union countries agreed on Friday to impose emergency levies on energy firms’ windfall profits and began talks on their next move to tackle Europe’s energy crunch – possibly a bloc-wide gas price cap....

23. 20 years in prison for former Cypriot oligarch Oleg Deripaska

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/20-years-in-prison-for-former-cypriot-oligarch-oleg-deripaska

Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, who received a Cypriot passport in 2018 and had his Cypriot citizenship revoked in April 2022, faces a charge of conspiracy to violate and evade US sanctions with a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison....

24. Cyprus wants EU exemption from energy cutback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-eu-exemption-from-energy-cutback

Cyprus is gearing up to request on Friday an exemption from EU measures that would call on member states to reduce their energy demand as well as cap company profits from Russian oil...

25. Candidates concerned over higher rents facing undergraduates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/candidates-concerned-over-higher-rents-facing-undergraduates

Parties and candidates on Monday continued their activities, ahead of the February 2023 presidential elections, with issues such as digital transformation, labor relations, the Cyprus problem and benefits for undergraduate students who face difficulties renting student halls, topping the agenda....

26. Iran: Protests continue for 10th night, at least 41 dead

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-protests-continue-for-10th-night-at-least-41-dead

Iranians have taken to the streets for a 10th consecutive night to protest against the death of Mahsa Amini in defiance of a warning from the judiciary....

27. EU flip flops on Russian coal after Cyprus cries foul

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-flip-flops-on-russian-coal-after-cyprus-cries-foul

The shipping industry in the Republic of Cyprus can breathe a sigh of relief after the European Commission eased sanctions against Russian coal, following objection from Nicosia that saw stricter guidelines as a direct blow to its competitive advantage...

28. Anastasiades scrutiny grows after Zakharova tease

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-scrutiny-grows-after-zakharova-tease

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades’ cold shoulder to his Russian counterpart in New York is back in the news after Moscow’s spokeswoman poked fun at western leaders, claiming officials from big EU countries have been discretely requesting meetings while dissuading others in the bloc from sitting down for a chat...

29. Ryanair says low-cost travel now in the past

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ryanair-says-low-cost-travel-now-in-the-past

The previously known ultra-low-cost flag carrier, Ryanair, has announced it will increase ticket prices to Austria moderately, mainly due to inflation....

30. Cypriot president criticized for snubbing Lavrov

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-criticized-for-snubbing-lavrov

A Nicosia professor says Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades’ decision to snub Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the last minute was 'unwise' and a 'missed opportunity' after hearing the government spokesperson on state radio citing guidelines from Brussels...

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