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02 February, 2023
 

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1. Elections: The political 'crash test' in Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elections-the-political-crash-test-in-brussels

In the interim between the two rounds of presidential elections, EU leaders will convene in Brussels for an extraordinary European Council on migration management and ensuring Europe's economic competitiveness. ...

2. Why didn't they vote?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/why-didn-t-they-vote

This may seem unthinkable in Nicosia, but journalists interested in learning more about the upcoming Cypriot presidential elections, both officially and unofficially, have one question: is there any chance that Cyprus' stance on the European Union's response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine will change, and will we have "another Viktor Orban?"...

3. 30% less passengers between UK and Paris due to Brexit delays

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/30-less-passengers-between-uk-and-paris-due-to-brexit-delays

Eurostar has said that its trains between the United Kingdom and Paris are carrying 30 percent fewer passengers than their capacity....

4. EU wants to send migrants back to their country of origin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-wants-to-send-migrants-back-to-their-country-of-origin

European Union migration ministers meet on Thursday to discuss visa restrictions and better coordination inside the bloc to be able to send more people with no right to asylum in Europe back to their home countries including Iraq....

5. Airlines to oppose France's ban on short-haul flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/airlines-to-oppose-france-s-ban-on-short-haul-flights

French and European airlines plan to invoke their rights to freedom of movement in protest to the environmental restrictions on short-haul flights, which France has partially banned and Brussels has approved in December....

6. PEGA's amendment games

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pega-s-amendment-games

The debate on Cyprus will turn into a game of balances and... amendments in relation to the draft report of the European Parliament's Committee of Inquiry into Surveillance Software (PEGA), ...

7. Ukraine looks at Cyprus as Germany stalls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-looks-at-cyprus-as-germany-stalls

Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides is in Brussels this week where he will discuss with his EU counterparts a number of issues including Ukraine, whose president has slammed Germany for stalling on delivering Leopard tanks that Cyprus also wants according to military websites in what appears to be a convoluted arrangement...

8. Debate: The disagreements, the tensions and what united the candidates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/debate-the-disagreements-the-tensions-and-what-united-the-candidates

The RIK debate on Thursday night (19/01) ended with disagreements, tensions, and characterization among the participants, who included Averof Neophytou, Nikos Christodoulides, Andreas Mavroyiannis, and Christos Christou. ...

9. 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....

10. The countdown to Eva Kaili's release or detention has begun

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-countdown-to-eva-kaili-s-release-or-detention-has-begun

The pre-trial council is expected to decide today whether Eva Kaili will be released under strict conditions or remain in custody....

11. Anastasiades says Russia forced Cyprus to change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-says-russia-forced-cyprus-to-change

Cyprus’ commander-in-chief says Russia forced his country to adopt an EU stance against Moscow, in response to Russian criticism that suggested Europeans were toeing an American line against the Kremlin and Nicosia and Athens were suffering because of it...

12. Cyprus talks up imminent Chevron announcement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-talks-up-imminent-chevron-announcement

Cypriot Energy Minister Natasa Pilides is waging a battle to ensure Chevron’s reluctant development concept for Aphrodite will stick to plan, but cost-cutting ideas, merger wars, and maritime issues continue to blur options backed by an administration on its last leg...

13. Qatargate: Eva Kaili's Testimony

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/qatargate-eva-kaili-s-testimony

One day after her arrest, SKAI reveals Eva Kaili's answers to the investigator during her testimony to Belgian authorities....

14. 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...

15. Cyprus undecided as divided EU debates Chinese travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-undecided-as-divided-eu-debates-chinese-travel

Nicosia failed on Tuesday to reach a decision on whether COVID measures should be imposed on travelers from China, with officials this week pointing to a new effort by the European Union to coordinate a response to Beijing’ move to ease restrictions...

16. More than 560,000 voters registered to vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-560-000-voters-have-registered-to-vote

Approximately 561,000 voters are registered to vote in the upcoming presidential elections to be held in February, Chief Returning Officer Costas Constantinou told the Cyprus News Agency, but he noted that the number will be finalized on January 10th when the period for objections will expire....

17. Cyprus, EU in a quandary as China eases travel curbs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-eu-in-a-quandary-as-china-eases-travel-curbs

Cypriot Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela has called a meeting to discuss China’s easing curbs on international travel, but there were mixed signals as to what guidelines are being followed at the EU level...

18. Greeks and Turks square off over Aegean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greeks-and-turks-square-off-over-aegean-flights

US calls to deescalate tension in the Aegean fell on deaf ears as NATO allies Greece and Turkey continued to trade accusations during Christmas, with Ankara accusing Athens of harassing Turkish aircraft and the Greek prime minister talking about a troublemaker neighbor...

19. Belgian judge throws book at Eva Kaili

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/belgian-judge-throws-book-at-eva-kaili

EU lawmaker Eva Kaili has been ordered to remain in custody for another month as investigations continue into corruption charges, with one of her lawyers suggesting prosecutors were ‘acting politically’ in the case...

20. Kaili's Paros plot frozen pending investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kaili-s-paros-plot-frozen-pending-investigation

A Supreme Court prosecutor has ordered that a plot of land on the island of Paros bought by MEP Eva Kaili and her husband Francesco Giorgi be frozen pending a money-laundering investigation into the activities of the couple....

21. 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....

22. Eva Kaili: From city council to city prison

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eva-kaili-from-city-council-to-city-prison

23. 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....

24. 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. ...

25. EU Parliament halts work on Qatar-related cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-parliament-halts-work-on-qatar-related-cases

The European Union’s parliament voted Thursday to suspend work on all files involving Qatar, and called for security passes for representatives of the Gulf country’s interests to be withdrawn until light can be shed on a corruption scandal rocking the assembly....

26. EC bids farewell to President Anastasiades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-bids-farewell-to-president-anastasiades

The leaders of the European Council bid farewell to President Anastasiades as well as Irish Taoiseach (Prime minister) Micheál Martin with a gift that is traditionally given to departing leaders, during yesterday evening's summit in Brussels....

27. Missing link in Qatargate broached in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/missing-link-in-qatargate-broached-in-cyprus

A lawmaker and transparency advocate in Cyprus is calling on a Cypriot MEP to clarify earlier comments about his Greek colleague Eva Kaili, who remains in custody in connection with a corruption probe in the European parliament...

28. Rot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/rot

The sense of malaise often generates political surprises. And it always plays into the hands of the enemies of democracy....

29. 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....

30. The EU faces a difficult case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-eu-faces-a-difficult-case

The Kaili case is the latest in a string of setbacks. The clumsy (at best) handling of the wiretaps, the Ark revelations, the new episode of excessive police violence, and now the alleged bribery scandal in the European Parliament (EP) are all causing consternation and sadness....

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