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09 December, 2019
 

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1. Armed patrols begin this weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/armed-patrols-begin-this-weekend

Armed soldiers and police officers will very soon be holding joint patrols in downtown Nicosia, with the justice minister saying the measures are being taken to combat crime, terrorism, and illegal immigration...

2. President lauds outgoing finance minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-lauds-outgoing-finance-minister

President Nicos Anastasiades thanked outgoing Finance Minister Harris Georgiades for the work he has done in steering the economy “out of deep crisis towards growth" ...

3. Some new faces in cabinet reshuffle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/some-new-faces-in-cabinet-reshuffle

The government has announced the latest Cabinet shuffle by President Nicos Anastasiades, with a combination of current office holders appointed to new posts and the appearance of some new faces...

4. Minister determined to fight ‘green line abuse'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-determined-to-fight-‘green-line-abuse

The Cypriot government is cautiously moving forward with plans to reduce illegal migration to Cyprus through the north, including checkpoint stations and surveillance of remote areas along the Green Line...

5. Remains of soldiers killed during 1964 Turkish bombing discovered in Pachyammos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/remains-of-soldiers-killed-during-1964-turkish-bombing-discovered-in-pachyammos

The remains and personal items, possibly belonging to a number of National Guard soldiers, killed during the 1964 aerial bombardment of the Tylliria area by Turkey, have been discovered at the site of a former makeshift hospital in Pachyammos, Presidential Commissioner Photis Photiou has said....

6. Pachyammos bombsite dug up 55 years later

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pachyammos-bombsite-dug-up

Experts in the Republic of Cyprus exhumed human remains in the northwest some 55 years after Turkish planes bombed a Greek Cypriot stronghold in Pachyammos...

7. Cyprus plans to revoke passports after uproar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-plans-to-revoke-passports-after-uproar

Cyprus said on Wednesday that it had started a process to strip 26 individuals of citizenship they received under a secretive passports-for-investment scheme, admitting it had flaws...

8. Minister says Cyprus turned page on passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-says-cyprus-has-turned-the-page-on-passports

Cyprus’s finance minister acknowledged on Tuesday that some mistakes were made in offering citizenship for investment after disclosures about beneficiaries triggered uproar on the Mediterranean island...

9. Financier's Cypriot passport rocks the boat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fugitive-financier-s-cypriot-passport-rocks-the-boat

A well-known Malaysian financier wanted by authorities in several countries appears to have obtained a Cypriot passport following recommendations from Archbishop Chrysostomos who cited investment opportunities...

10. Three international firms to perform due diligence checks for people granted citizenship before 2018

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-international-firms-to-perform-due-diligence-checks-for-people-granted-citizenship-before-2018

Cyprus Interior Minister Constantinos Petrides has told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA) that the Interior Ministry will proceed, in cooperation with three international specialized firms, to due diligence checks for the cases of people granted Cypriot citizenship before 2018, when stricter checks entered into force....

11. Cambodia’s elite exposed through Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cambodia-s-elite-exposed-through-cypriot-documents

Golden visas are back in the news following reports that members of the Cambodian elite received or applied for Cypriot passports, with Reuters raising questions over the citizenship by investment programme...

12. Nicosia awaits EU council decisions on Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-awaits-eu-council-decisions

The President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades expressed on Tuesday his satisfaction over the decision of EU Foreign Ministers with regard to Turkey’s illegal drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean, and said he expected the European Council to endorse sanctions in its upcoming meeting...

13. Bills for Brits clear House committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bills-for-brits-clear-house-committee

Two bills targeting post-Brexit rights for British residents in Cyprus have cleared the House labour committee, while the language of the bill reportedly provides for a start date that has been left blank...

14. Cyprus to fully repay IMF loan in 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-fully-repay-imf-loan-in-2020

According to figures from the 2020 budget presented by Finance Minister Haris Georgiades to the Cabinet, Cyprus will repay the IMF loan early resulting in government debt reduction to 91.1% of GDP ...

15. Cabinet approves surplus 2020 budget

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-surplus-2020-budget

The Cabinet approved on Wednesday the budget for 2020, which foresees a surplus in state finances, while a significant increase in spending is planned due to the implementation of the General Healthcare System ...

16. Teen death probe to leave no stone unturned

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teen-s-death-probe-to-leave-no-stone-unturned

Ombudswoman Maria Stylianou-Lottides says a full-fledge investigation will be conducted into last week’s death of a teenage boy in Nicosia, adding that a team already in place will focus on a number of state services and agencies...

17. House looks at state salaries for clergy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-looks-at-state-salaries-for-clergy

State salaries for the clergy are back in the news as a House finance committee is looking for ways to amend an outdated agreement with the Church dating back to 1971...

18. Churchill's grandson to be expelled from Conservative Party

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/churchill-s-grandson-to-be-expelled-from-conservative-party

Nicholas Soames, the grandson of Britain’s World War Two leader Winston Churchill, will be expelled from the Conservative Party after voting against Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Brexit...

19. Nicosia grants approval to ENI, Total to drill in Block 7

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-grants-approval-to-eni-total-to-drill-in-block-7

Nicosia has granted approval to the energy companies ENI and Total to explore block seven of Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) and approved nine other drilling operations within the EEZ over the next two years...

20. Stepping into power, Johnson seeks more diverse cabinet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stepping-into-power-johnson-seeks-more-diverse-cabinet

Taking over as prime minister on Wednesday, Boris Johnson is expected to unveil a more diverse top team in a government to be tasked with delivering Brexit by the end of October, with or without a deal. ...

21. Golden Dawn voters, women and Mitsotakis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/golden-dawn-voters-women-and-mitsotakis

Some foreign journalists have in recent days made two negative observations regarding New Democracy’s victory in the July 7 snap election and the makeup of the new cabinet...

22. Trump says 'not fair' that U.S. can't sell F-35s to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-says-not-fair-that-u-s-can-t-sell-f-35s-to-turkey

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday it is “not fair” to either Turkey or the United States that Washington cannot sell Ankara billions of dollars worth of F-35 fighter jets after it bought a Russian air defense system...

23. Recovering lost ground

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/recovering-lost-ground

The government that has just taken power in Greece is different to what we are accustomed to and close to what a big chunk of the population is eager to see. The center-right administration appears well-prepared. The comparison is not only being made with SYRIZA, which was completely unprepared when it took over at a crucial period in 2015, but also with other supposedly experienced administrations before them. That said, in politics plans can be undone by unforeseen events. ...

24. The new government, image and symbolism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-new-government-image-and-symbolism

The first indications from the new government are sending out all the right signals. Tuesday’s handover ceremonies at the ministries confirmed a return to normalcy, after a decade-long crisis that painfully divided the country. Both sides should be given credit for the civilized political discourse that prevailed during the change of guard. It is hoped that this spirit will continue during the debates that are expected to take place in Parliament, not only in the sense of a more sophisticated rhetoric, but also, hopefully, in the approval of some government bills by the new main opposition....

25. Nicosia bypass closer to the start line

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-bypass-closer-to-the-start-line

The long-awaited Nicosia bypass on the perimeter of the capital is a step closer to the start line, with reports saying a tender could be announced as early as next week...

26. New Greek cabinet sworn in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-greek-cabinet-sworn-in

Greece’s new cabinet was sworn in on Tuesday after New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis was elected on Sunday on a pledge to create jobs and lure investment to the economically stricken nation...

27. ND surges to power, promising change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nd-surges-to-power-promising-change

28. President congratulates new Greek prime minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-congratulates-new-greek-prime-minister

President Nicos Anastasiades, who was released from hospital on Sunday evening, tweeted a congratulatory message to center-right leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis who won the elections in Greece...

29. Cabinet approves 25,000 free dog chips

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-25-000-free-dog-chips

The Cabinet approved a plan on Wednesday through which up to 25,000 dogs would get microchipped for free...

30. Demetris Christofias gets final farewell

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-bids-farewell-to-former-president-demetris-christofias

The people of Cyprus bid on Tuesday farewell to former president Demetris Christofias, with a state funeral taking place in the afternoon at the Holy Church of God’s Wisdom...

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