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31. MEP Eva Kaili fires back from jail cell

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mep-eva-kaili-fires-back-from-jail-cell

An attorney for EU lawmaker Eva Kaili, who is accused of being involved in an alleged bribery scandal involving a Gulf state, says money found in his client’s Brussels home did not belong to her, while a Cypriot MEP says he was troubled by her colleague’s stance towards Turkey’s ally Qatar...

32. More than €1.5 million in cash seized from Kaili - Panzeri

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-€1-5-million-in-cash-seized-from-kaili-panzeri

More than €1.5 million in cash was seized from the homes of Eva Kaili and former MEP Pierre Antonio Panzeri in Brussels, according to Belgian police....

33. More EU Parliament offices raided in corruption probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-raid-more-eu-parliament-offices-in-corruption-probe

Belgian police conducted more raids at European Parliament offices Monday as the legislature’s president pledged to launch an internal investigation into corruption allegations and the bloc’s top official called for the creation of an EU-wide independent ethics body...

34. 'I believe this is only the beginning,' says journalist who broke Qatargate story

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/i-believe-this-is-only-the-beginning-says-journalist-who-broke-qatargate-story

Our online appointment was scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Sunday. Louis Collard is a reporter for the Belgian newspaper Le Soir and one of three reporters who broke the story of QatarGate, one of the biggest corruption and illegal money scandals in recent years....

35. Crypto world shaken as Europe arrests MEP

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crypto-world-shaken-as-europe-arrests-mep

The arrest of MEP Eva Kaili on corruption charges involving a Gulf state has sparked media frenzy over the weekend, with Qatar refuting reports that the world cup host is involved while Belgian officials have not named the country that allegedly attempted to bribe the crypto ally...

36. EU Parliament VP suspended on serious corruption charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vp-of-eu-parliament-suspended-on-serious-corruption-charges

The Belgian judiciary has arrested four people as part of an investigation into a corruption case involving bribery from Qatar, while two others have been released....

37. Using smartphones to access patients' medical records

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/using-smartphones-to-access-patients-medical-records

Electronic cross-border health services are expected to be gradually established in 25 EU countries by 2025....

38. 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...

39. 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....

40. Kokkinos pushes for digital skills development

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kokkinos-pushes-for-digital-skills-development

Deputy Minister of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy Kyriacos Kokkinos discussed digital skills development and the need for experts in cybersecurity during his participation in the Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council of the European Union which took place in Brussels on Tuesday....

41. The EU will retaliate if Turkey's unilateral actions in Cyprus continue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-eu-will-retaliate-if-turkey-s-unilateral-actions-in-cyprus-continue

A local source in Brussels said that if Turkey continues to take unilateral actions against Cyprus in violation of existing UN Security Council resolutions, there will be a reaction, noting that Nicosia "has no better ally than Brussels." ...

42. The key to the Cyprus problem is again in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-key-to-the-cyprus-problem-is-again-in-nicosia

The international community and our regional community within the European Union do not currently find the Cyprus problem to be a particularly "sexy" issue, but it is still on the table....

43. Nicosia stays course as economic growth loses steam

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-stays-course-as-economic-growth-loses-steam

Cypriot public finances have improved due to increased growth, although they are expected to be adversely affected due to a projected slowdown in the next few months, according to the 13th Post-Programme Surveillance Report for Cyprus...

44. No visa required for Qatari citizens visiting the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-visa-required-for-qatari-citizens-visiting-the-eu

Qatari nationals are now eligible to travel to the European Union’s Schengen Zone countries without being required to apply for a visa at first....

45. Cyprus to extradite Chinese national in fraud case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-extradite-chinese-national-in-fraud-case

A fugitive businessman in Cyprus will be handed over to Beijing in connection with a money fraud investigation, a move that challenges recent consensus across Europe against Chinese extradition requests, after the suspect’s lawyers gave their consent provided that Cypriot officials will be allowed to visit the defendant and sit in during court proceedings...

46. 'FTX-style crypto crash won’t happen in Europe'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ftx-style-crypto-crash-won-t-happen-in-europe

The cryptocurrency world is reeling after the collapse of crypto exchange FTX — but EU policymakers are patting themselves on the back....

47. Cyprus wants to get in on fast-track gas to EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-to-get-in-on-fast-track-gas-to-eu

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades is calling on Brussels to help encourage companies to move fast and include the island in plans to supply Europe with natural gas from the eastern Mediterranean...

48. 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...

49. 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....

50. 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....

51. 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...

52. 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....

53. 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...

54. 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....

55. 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. ...

56. 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...

57. 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...

58. 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....

59. 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...

60. 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....

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