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1. EU leaders tackle inflation, energy shocks from Russia’s war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-tackle-inflation-energy-shocks-from-russia-s-war

A day after endorsing Ukraine’s candidacy to join the European Union, the bloc’s leaders turned their attention Friday to the severe economic turbulence looming over the coming months as the full impact of Russia’s war sinks in and the threat of recession rises....

2. IOM to assist Cyprus in migrant repatriations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iom-to-assist-cyprus-in-migrant-repatriations

Minister of Interior, Nicos Nouris, and the International Organization for Migration's Regional Director in Brussels, Ola Henrikson, discussed on Monday ways to enhance and increase cooperation between the two parties....

3. Efforts afoot to de-escalate tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/efforts-afoot-to-de-escalate-tensions

The United States, seconded by Germany, has intervened decisively to keep tensions between uneasy allies Greece and Turkey from boiling over....

4. Ukraine takes first steps to EU membership

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-takes-first-steps-to-eu-membership

The European Commission has backed Ukraine and Moldova to become candidates for EU membership....

5. 'EuroAsia Interconnector will help free EU from energy dependence'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/euroasia-interconnector-will-help-free-eu-from-energy-dependence

Tapping into Israel’s vast renewable sources of energy will help reduce the EU’s dependence on Russia, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said during her visit to Israel, highlighting the importance of Cyprus and Greece in securing energy supply....

6. Macron, Scholz, Draghi in Kyiv on historic visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/macron-scholz-draghi-in-kyiv-on-historic-visit

French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi arrived in Kyiv Thursday morning, visiting the Ukrainian capital for the first time since the beginning of Russia’s invasion in a historic joint trip....

7. Palestinian leader drops by Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abu-mazen-drops-by-nicosia

The Palestinian leader embarked on an official visit to the Republic of Cyprus this week, just days after Washington restored a line of communication with him and while energy talk in the region continues...

8. Op-ed: Looking for answers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-looking-for-answers

There are many major issues that need to be addressed, many of them divisive, before a new president is to be elected in Cyprus. ...

9. Europe agrees to ban 90% of Russian oil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-agrees-to-ban-90-of-russian-oil

European Union leaders agreed Monday to embargo most Russian oil imports into the bloc by year-end as part of new sanctions on Moscow worked out at a summit focused on helping Ukraine with a long-delayed package of new financial support....

10. Cyprus now an important player in LNG arena

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-now-an-important-player-in-lng-arena

The EU produces LNG from naphthalene in Cyprus An important step is the support from the Commission that is expected to shuffle the energy deck of the Eastern Mediterranean...

11. Orban gets his way as EU bans Russian oil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/orban-get-his-way-as-eu-bans-russian-oil

The European Union on Thursday gave its final approval to new sanctions on Russian oil and top bank Sberbank, after much wrangling with Hungary, as punishment for Russian President Vladimir Putin's Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine...

12. EU's von der Leyen: LNG in Cyprus and Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-von-der-leyen-lng-in-cyprus-and-greece

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen's speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos and what she said about the energy sources of the Old Continent is essentially the first step in the role that the Eastern Mediterranean and its reservoirs can play in the EU's efforts to cut its dependence on Russian hydrocarbons....

13. Cacophony emerges as Cyprus stalls foreclosure bills

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cacophony-emerges-as-cyprus-stalls-foreclosure-bills

The finance ministry in the Republic of Cyprus is scrambling for new ways to overcome an awkward impasse on two crucial foreclosure bills, after opposition parties blamed the administration for not doing enough to have the European Commission go along with amendments to protect bad loan guarantors...

14. 'Grave mistake' if Finland and Sweden join NATO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/grave-mistake-if-finland-and-sweden-join-nato

Russia has told Finland and Sweden that their decision to join the Nato military alliance is a serious mistake with far-reaching consequences and that they should not assume that Moscow will not respond....

15. Frozen Russian reserves should be used to rebuild Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fozen-russian-reserves-should-be-used-to-rebuild-ukraine

EU capitals should consider seizing frozen Russian foreign exchange reserves to cover the costs of rebuilding Ukraine after the war, the bloc’s top diplomat has said, as the west debates how to force Moscow to pay for some of the damage the conflict has caused....

16. EU to propose import ban on all Russian oil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-propose-import-ban-on-all-russian-oil

Brussels will propose a phased-in ban on imports of all Russian oil as member states prepare to discuss a sixth package of penalties against Moscow for its invasion of Ukraine....

17. EU states divided over Russian oil sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-states-divided-over-russian-oil-sanctions

The European Union was preparing sanctions on Russian oil on Monday, with possible exemptions for wary countries, and warned that complying in full with Moscow's proposed scheme to receive gas payments in roubles would breach existing EU sanctions....

18. Op-ed: Societies want politicians to listen and change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-societies-want-politicians-to-listen-and-change

French President Emmanuel Macron may have won the presidential election, but the message from the electorate is loud and clear: Leaders need to be closer to the societies whose fate they decide....

19. Europe scrambles for natural gas solution as Putin squeezes supply

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-scrambles-for-natural-gas-solution-as-putin-squeezes-supply

The European Union is racing to find alternative suppliers of natural gas after Russia's Gazprom cut flows to two EU nations, sparking fears that others will soon follow....

20. Cyprus doubles down on immigration policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-doubles-down-on-immigration-policy

The government in the Republic of Cyprus has renewed its response to migration flows to the island, tasking authorities and lawmakers with tightening measures in a number of areas...

21. Finland and Sweden could join NATO in the summer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finland-and-sweden-could-join-nato-in-the-summer

Finland and Sweden could soon join NATO, moves that would likely infuriate Moscow and that officials say would further underscore Russia's strategic error in invading Ukraine....

22. ‘UN’certainty reigns supreme over Bucha atrocities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uncertainty-reigns-supreme-over-bucha-atrocities

All eyes are on the United Nations this week as western countries point the finger at Moscow over civilian killings outside Kiev, while Russia says it is prepared to reveal evidence that images of atrocities were a staged 'provocation'...

23. Russian troops not withdrawing but regrouping in Ukraine, NATO says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-troops-not-withdrawing-but-regrouping-in-ukraine-nato-says

Russian forces in Ukraine are not withdrawing but regrouping, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday, commenting on Moscow's announcements about a scaling down of military operations around Kyiv....

24. Revoking golden passports to Russians ‘impossible’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/revoking-golden-passports-to-russians-‘impossible

An EU recommendation to member states to recall passports issued to Russian and Belarusian oligarchs on the bloc’s sanctions list puts Cyprus in an awkward position....

25. EC calls on EU governments to end golden passport schemes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-calls-on-eu-governments-to-end-golden-passport-schemes

The European Commission called on EU governments on Monday to end national programs to sell citizenship to investors, also known as golden passports schemes and urged them to suspend the sale of visas to Russians and Belarusians....

26. Cyprus springs forward yet again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-springs-forward-yet-again

People in Cyprus will lose an hour of sleep after Daylight Saving Time goes into effect Sunday morning, with European officials and public opinion still divided on whether there is value in switching back and forth at all...

27. 8 feel good stories from the conflict in Ukraine that will inspire and give you hope in humanity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/8-feel-good-stories-from-the-conflict-in-ukraine-that-will-inspire-and-give-you-hope-in-humanity

From charities and governments to celebrities and everyday people, millions are pitching in to ease the burden for fleeing or sheltering Ukrainians. In turn, they’re inspiring the world with their generosity and strength....

28. US imposes fresh sanctions on Russia while providing an additional $1B in humanitarian aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-imposes-fresh-sanctions-on-russia-while-providing-an-additional-$1b-in-humanitarian-aid

The United States will expand its sanctions on Russia in response to the invasion of Ukraine, targeting members of the country’s parliament and the central bank’s gold reserves, the White House announced Thursday....

29. Ukraine crisis stains church elections in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-crisis-stains-church-elections-in-cyprus

A Cypriot theologian has blown the lid off the game of thrones in archbishopric elections on the island, suggesting anti-Russia agenda is behind efforts to take the vote away from believers who might favor a pro-Moscow candidate in order to task the Holy Synod with naming the winner...

30. President: Turkey's circumvention of sanctions hugely impacts Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-turkey-s-circumvention-of-sanctions-hugely-impacts-cyprus

The President of the Republic Mr. Nicos Anastasiadis participated today in a preparatory teleconference convened by the President of the European Council Mr. Charles Michel...

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