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1. Cyprus helps uncover VAT carousel fraud

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-helps-uncover-vat-carousel-fraud

Cypriot authorities swung into action after an investigation of fraudulent activity in Portugal was expanded through the European Public Prosecutor’s Office, with several companies on the island reportedly linked to a scheme that cost Lisbon tens of millions in tax revenue...

2. Procedures, criminal offender profiles, and the law governing child abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/procedures-criminal-offender-profiles-and-the-law-governing-child-abuse

The recent news has been overshadowed by new complaints from schoolgirls in Cyprus alleging that their headmaster has harassed them sexually, while in Greece the Aeolus box is opening due to revelations about the "Ark of the World" foundation....

3. Fighting corruption with their hands tied

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fighting-corruption-with-their-hands-tied

The establishment of the Independent Authority for Combating Corruption is a "new" concept in Cypriot political affairs. But what are its actions, accomplishments, and the objective difficulties it faces in its early stages of operation? What are its competencies and powers?...

4. EC ban on flavored or heated tobacco products began yesterday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-ban-on-flavored-or-heated-tobacco-products-began-yesterday

The Commission announced today that flavored or flavored heated tobacco products will be prohibited beginning today, Wednesday. Members have eight months to incorporate the delegated directive into their domestic legislation....

5. 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....

6. 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....

7. Kyriakides: 'The next health crisis will be caused by antibiotic overuse'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-the-next-health-crisis-will-be-caused-by-antibiotic-overuse

Antimicrobial resistance is “often seen as the next big health crisis”, Commissioner for Health Stella Kyriakides said in a statement ahead of November 18th, European Antibiotics Awareness Day, commenting on a pan-European survey on antimicrobial resistance which has shown that half of Europeans still incorrectly believe that antibiotics kill viruses....

8. Civil protection's role in disaster management at the Nicosia Risk Forum 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/civil-protection-s-role-in-disaster-management-at-the-nicosia-risk-forum-2022

The role of civil protection and international solidarity in disaster management as a result of climate change is being discussed at the two-day Nicosia Risk Forum 2022 (#NRF2022) on Civil Protection, which began today in Larnaca and is organized by the CERIDES Foundation of the European University Cyprus....

9. Menendez reassures Cypriots no fighter jets for Erdogan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menendez-tells-cypriots-no-fighter-jets-for-erdogan

US Senator Bob Menendez has renewed his commitment to stop F-16 fighter sales to Turkey, calling instead on everyone to make sure that all Turkish soldiers leave Cyprus down to the last one...

10. The pay gap between men and women in Cyprus is at 9%.

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-pay-gap-between-men-and-women-in-cyprus-is-at-9

Gender Equality Commissioner Josephine Antoniou said in a message on the European Union's Equal Pay Day that the pay gap between men and women in Cyprus is 9%, which means that women earn 91 cents for every euro earned by men....

11. 'Cancer-related inequalities among member states must be eradicated'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cancer-related-inequalities-among-member-states-must-be-eradicated

The European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Stella Kyriakidou, on Monday, referred to the importance of cooperation between all partners for the success of Europe's Beating Cancer Plan, stressing the need to eliminate "unacceptable" inequalities in prevention, treatment and care for cancer among EU member states....

12. The future of civil protection in the Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-future-of-civil-protection-in-the-mediterranean

The Nicosia Risk Forum 2022, which begins on Tuesday at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Larnaca, strives to be a game changer in Mediterranean civil protection....

13. Slower economic growth expected towards end of year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/slower-economic-growth-expected-towards-end-of-year

The Cypriot economy is expected to slow down towards the end of 2022 after growing steadily during the first half of the year, according to the chapter on Cyprus from the European Commission’s Autumn 2022 Economic Forecast which was presented on Friday by Commissioner for the Economy Paolo Gentiloni....

14. Kyriakides: 2.7 million people diagnosed with cancer every year in EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-2-7-million-people-diagnosed-with-cancer-every-year-in-eu

Commissioner for Health Stella Kyriakides will participate in the conference of the Association of European Cancer Leagues (ECL) and the Cyprus Oncology Conference during a visit to Cyprus between Friday November 11th to Monday November 14th....

15. 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...

16. 1091 attendees at the Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1091-attendees-at-the-digital-agenda-cyprus-summit-2022

The fifth Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit was a resounding success. On Monday, October 17, 1091 delegates attended the conference, filling the Nicosia Municipal Theatre to capacity despite the continuous rain. ...

17. Cyprus on ‘very good track’ to innovation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-‘very-good-track-to-innovation

The high scores of Cyprus in the field of innovation were stressed in the Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2022, which was held at Nicosia Municipal Theatre on Monday. Keynote speakers from various fields attended the conference and talked about issues pertaining to a world which is in the digitisation process...

18. Greece, Turkey at it again over shocking refugee photo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-turkey-at-it-again-over-buck-naked-refugees

A shocking image of fully naked refugees picked up by Greek police has puzzled officials and the media, with Athens pointing the finger at Turkish authorities and Ankara firing back accusing Greece of covering up human rights violations...

19. Tax returns from prior years being cleared quickly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tax-returns-from-prior-years-being-cleared-quickly

The Tax Department is proceeding rapidly with the clearing of the Tax Declarations of companies and individuals from previous years with the aim of having all the declarations cleared by the summer of 2023, Tax Commissioner, Sotiris Markides, told CNA....

20. Ending Cyprus' energy isolation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ending-cyprus-energy-isolation

After the discovery of energy resources in the Cypriot EEZ, the start of construction of the Cyprus-Crete electricity cable can be considered a high point in Cyprus' energy affairs. For the first time in its history, the Republic of Cyprus will join Europe's energy system, with all that entails for the country's security....

21. 'He must resign': Minister of Education slammed on chaperone issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/he-must-resign-minister-of-education-slammed-on-chaperone-issue

Youla Pitsiali, President of the NGO "Embrace of Hope," has launched attacks on the Minister of Education....

22. Cyprus's first step toward rail and tram transportation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-s-first-step-toward-rail-and-tram-transportation

On the occasion of her visit to the island for the Cyprus Maritime Cyprus 2022 conference, European Commissioner for Transport, Adina Valean, raised for the first time the issue of the creation of a railway in Cyprus and the prospects of co-financing it....

23. EU commissioner defends deal on older vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-health-commissioner-defends-deal-on-older-vaccines

Health commissioner Stella Kyriakides went on Cypriot state radio on Monday calling on EU citizens to get vaccinated with booster shots already made available to member states, a position she defended amid growing social and scientific doubt about a procurement strategy that included cozy texts between pharmaceutical companies and the bloc’s executives...

24. Limassol gets ready for 'Maritime Cyprus 2022'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/limassol-gets-ready-for-maritime-cyprus-2022

Limassol is set to host "Maritime Cyprus 2022", between October 9 and 12, with the participation of 900 delegates from 35 countries, Deputy Minister for Shipping Vassilis Demetriades said on Thursday....

25. The future of the banking sector is digital, green and social

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-future-of-the-banking-sector-is-digital-green-and-social

The future of the banking sector is digital, green and social, said the participants at the 3rd online FMW Conference, titled "Banking System: New Challenges and Opportunities". The Conference also highlighted the contrast between trying to tame inflation by raising interest rates and supporting vulnerable groups to avoid social unrest....

26. Kyriakides: Discrimination against people with a history of cancer must end

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-discrimination-against-people-with-a-history-of-cancer-must-end

"Even today, despite the huge progress in medicine, people with a history of cancer face social and economic challenges and discrimination," said Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakidou ahead of her visit to Cyprus on 7 and 8 October...

27. EC calls for state-funded compensation for victims of trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-calls-for-state-funded-compensation-for-victims-of-trafficking

The Council of Europe's Anti-Trafficking Division along with Cyprus-based NGO 'Step Up, Stop Slavery' brought together officials from various sectors of the Cypriot government and foreign diplomatic missions to discuss the ways in which financial compensation can be offered to victims of trafficking in Cyprus....

28. EC says 'no' to price cap proposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-says-no-to-price-cap-proposal

Defying calls from the 15 EU countries and voices among European commissioners, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has decided not to propose a price cap on gas imports, according to Politico....

29. Remains of four resistance fighters returned to relatives

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/remains-of-four-resistance-fighters-returned-to-relatives

The remains of four resistance fighters killed during the 1974 coup in Cyprus were identified recently and will be returned to their families who were briefed on Wednesday by Commissioner Photis Photiou and his associate Xenophon Kallis....

30. Cyprus Voice for Animals to hold protest at Presidential Palace on Oct 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cyprus-voice-for-animals-to-hold-protest-at-presidential-palace-on-oct-1st

Cyprus Voice for Animals will be holding a demonstration in front of the presidential palace on Saturday, October 1st. The animal welfare organization is calling on the government to train and empower the Animal Police in Cyprus so that they can strictly enforce animal welfare laws that are already in place....

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