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1. 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...

2. Covid vaccinations begin for children aged 6 months to 4 years old

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-vaccinations-begin-for-children-aged-6-months-to-4-years-old

Vaccination centers for babies and infants, from 6 months to 4 years of age, will be operational from Tuesday, November 22, the Ministry of Health has said....

3. 50 products specified in Cyprus' 'Household Basket'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/50-products-specified-in-cyprus-household-basket

The Consumer Protection Service will present its initial proposal for the Household Basket in Cyprus to the stakeholders - the Hypermarkets Association, the Retailers Association, the OEB, and the CEB - at 12 noon on Wednesday. ...

4. Eliades: 'Cyprus a haven for every kind of illegal activity' thanks to government

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eliades-cyprus-a-haven-for-every-kind-of-illegal-activity-thanks-to-government

The preliminary findings of the report issued by the PEGA investigation committee, the works carried out at the Limassol Municipal Garden, and the delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zones between Cyprus and Greece were the subject of press releases issued by presidential candidates on Wednesday....

5. Six day mourning period in honor of Archbishop Chrysostomos II

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/six-day-mourning-period-in-honor-of-archbishop-chrysostomos-ii

The Council of Ministers decided on Monday afternoon to declare a six-day public mourning, from November 7 to November 12, after Archbishop of Cyprus Chrysostomos II passed away yesterday morning....

6. 'Cyprus Tomorrow': A plan made by Cypriots for Cypriots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tomorrow-a-plan-made-by-cypriots-for-cypriots

The importance of the "Cyprus - Tomorrow" National Plan was highlighted by Government Spokesperson and Cabinet Ministers, who attended a special promotional event in Nicosia on Saturday....

7. Budget approved for 1,000 charging stations across the island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/budget-approved-for-1-000-charging-stations-across-the-island

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal submitted by the Ministry of Transport for the installation of 1,000 public charging stations for electric vehicles, with a budget of 3.7 million euros....

8. Turkish praise for Israel-Lebanon deal draws Greek Cypriot response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-praise-for-israel-lebanon-deal-draws-greek-cypriot-response

Turkey has welcomed a historic maritime demarcation agreement between Israel and Lebanon that was finalized on Thursday, as Ankara hopes the US-brokered deal could serve as an example for resolving energy disputes on divided Cyprus, drawing reactions from Greek Cypriots...

9. 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....

10. Unmarried added as afterthought in paid parental leave bill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unmarried-added-as-afterthought-in-paid-parental-leave-bill

Cypriot lawmakers this week criticized a bill on paid parental leave after it emerged that unmarried parents were not included in the legislation scheduled to go into effect before the year is out...

11. Government offers cash for whistleblower’s torched cars

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-offers-cash-for-whistleblower-s-torched-cars

The transport minister in the Republic of Cyprus has been credited with a Cabinet decision to compensate a state employee, whose family vehicles were torched after he blew the whistle on a car sales scam...

12. Cabinet approves all-day high school in all provinces

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All-day high schools will be introduced in all provinces of Cyprus beginning with the 2023/24 school year....

13. Cabinet revokes ten passports belonging to investors and their relatives

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cabinet-revokes-ten-passports-belonging-to-investors-and-their-relatives

The Council of Ministers met this morning, led by President of the Republic, Nicos Anastasiades, and decided to begin the process of revoking the citizenship of three investors and seven of their dependents based on an investigation by the Interior Ministry's services....

14. 36.5% increase of 'permanent residents' in the occupied areas since 2011

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/36-5-increase-of-permanent-residents-in-the-occupied-areas-since-2011

The online newspaper Ozyur Gazette reports, under the headline "Along with cultural erosion, the demographic structure is changing from day to day," that the number of people permanently residing in occupied territories has increased by 36.5 percent in ten years. ...

15. Soldier probe blows lid off Cyprus’ state forensics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/soldier-probe-blows-lid-off-cyprus-state-forensics

A Cypriot state pathologist who ruled as suicide the killing of a soldier seventeen years ago is pointing the finger at police investigators, giving credence to accusations by an outspoken colleague in the private sector who says state forensic probes can be fraught with a slipshod mindset and even cover-ups...

16. Eight weeks paid parental leave approved by Cabinet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eight-weeks-paid-parental-leave-approved-by-cabinet

A new bill on parental leave was approved on Tuesday by the Council of Ministers, which provides, among other things, eight weeks of paid parental leave for parents with children up to 8 years old....

17. House prepares bill on petition signatures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-prepares-bill-on-petition-signatures

A House committee in the Republic of Cyprus is discussing the right for private citizens to solicit petition signatures for new legislation, but the initiative may be easier said than done in a small country where people complain about disenfranchisement on the one hand and populism on the other...

18. Cyprus exceeded its 2022 targets for registration of electric vehicles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-exceeded-its-2022-targets-for-registration-of-electric-vehicles

Cyprus has exceeded its targets for 2022 in the registration of electric vehicles, Minister of Transport, Communications and Works Yiannis Karousos said on Monday, saying that we have actually reached 144% of the target....

19. Cyprus government working to promote LGBTQ+ rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-government-working-to-promote-lgbtq-rights

The government’s efforts to protect and further promote the rights of the LGBTQ+ group have gone from words to deeds, said Justice and Public Order Minister, Stephi Dracou during her speech at the 8th Pride Parade in Nicosia on Sunday....

20. COVID: Cyprus transitioning to endemic period

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-cyprus-transitioning-to-endemic-period

If the current decline in the number of COVID-19 cases worldwide continues, this means we will transit to the endemic period of the pandemic, Dr. Petros Karayiannis,...

21. Where and when to get the 3rd and 4th doses of the covid vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/where-and-when-to-get-the-3rd-and-4th-doses-of-the-covid-vaccine

As part of efforts to strengthen the immunity of groups of the population most vulnerable to serious disease, the Ministry of Health informs that following the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers dated 14 September 2022, from Tuesday 20 September 2022, the age limit of persons who may receive the 3rd and 4th dose of the booster vaccines against COVID-19 is reduced....

22. Cyprus ranks 9th highest in EU in terms of minimum wage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ranks-9th-highest-in-eu-in-terms-of-minimum-wage

Cyprus is among the top nine EU countries that enforce a national minimum wage (NMW), says the Ministry of Finance, which notes that currently, 22 member states have institutionalized the minimum amount of remuneration for workers....

23. Cyprus starts golden passport trial with a paradox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-starts-golden-passport-trial-with-a-paradox

A defense attorney in the golden passport trial set to begin next month raised a conflict of interest on Monday, when his client and former House speaker along with three other defendants appeared for their arraignment before a Nicosia district judge...

24. €19m funding for photovoltaics in National Guard camps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€19m-funding-for-photovoltaics-in-national-guard-camps

Cyprus Ministry of Defence has secured, through EU structural funds and in particular the Thalia Programme, €19 million to fund the installation of photovoltaic systems in National Guard camps, ...

25. Back to School Allowance - Amounts and beneficiaries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/back-to-school-allowance-amounts-and-beneficiaries

A one-off 'Back to School' grant to families with children aged 4-18 years old, based on income criteria and household composition, was approved by the Council of Ministers at today's meeting, following a proposal by the Deputy Minister of Social Welfare, Ms. Anastasia Anthousi....

26. Britain's new PM draws scathing reaction from Moscow

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-s-new-pm-draws-scathing-reaction-from-moscow

Liz Truss will replace Boris Johnson as Britain's prime minister on Tuesday, after Russian politicians and media lined up on Monday predicting her ascent to power would do nothing to improve dire relations. ...

27. Cheaper electricity in September - How much will you pay?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cheaper-electricity-in-september-how-much-will-you-pay

The issue of electricity pricing is at the top of every household's agenda, especially with galloping inflation and the increase in fuel prices, making it a big hurdle for many. Despite this, things seem to be encouraging as far as September is concerned as bill pricing is expected to be reduced....

28. AKEL calls out DISY on investor contributions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akel-calls-out-disy-on-investor-contributions

The second meeting of the Audit Committee, with the report of the Auditor General of the Republic on the Cyprus Investment Programme being the only item on the agenda, confirmed that the Golden Passports will be at the forefront of the opposition's election campaign. In an inkling of what's to come, AKEL seems to be leading the way in keeping corruption issues at the center of the opposition's discourse during this election season. ...

29. Conflict of interest raised again in passport probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/conflict-of-interest-raised-again-in-passport-probe

The audit office in the Republic of Cyprus is sending all its findings on golden passports to the state’s anti-corruption agency, citing a conflict of interest for the state’s two chief law enforcement officers who served as ministers during the investment scandal...

30. Masks no longer required, but with some exceptions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/masks-no-longer-required-but-with-some-exceptions

Minister of Health, Michael Hadjipandela, made statements following the Cabinet meeting today, followed by a further briefing by the communication officer of the Ministry of Health, Constantinos Athanasiou....

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