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1. President Christodoulides in Brussels for key EU summits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-christodoulides-in-brussels-for-key-eu-summits

President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides is in Brussels to attend the informal European Council and the European People's Party (EPP) informal summit. EU leaders will evaluate the results of the recent European elections and discuss the appointment of new top EU officials....

2. Cyprus prepares for major local government reform

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-prepares-for-major-local-government-reform

The June 9 elections mark the final step before the significant milestone on July 1, 2024, when a new local government structure will be established in Cyprus, Apostolos Tomaras reports. ...

3. Cyprus and Montenegro strengthen ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-montenegro-strengthen-ties-pave-way-for-eu-integration

Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides extended a warm welcome to Montenegro's President Jakov Milatović on Monday during his official visit to Cyprus, expressing Cyprus' readiness to provide technical support to Montenegro as it aligns further with European standards....

4. Cyprus leads Europe in prison overcrowding

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-europe-in-prison-overcrowding

Cyprus leads Europe in prison overcrowding and the percentage of female inmates, according to the Council of Europe’s Annual Penal Statistics on Prison Populations (SPACE I) for 2023, released Thursday....

5. Israeli settler defies US sanctions, gains community aid to access frozen funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-settler-defies-us-sanctions-gains-community-aid-to-access-frozen-funds

For weeks after being sanctioned by the United States, Yinon Levi struggled to pay the bills, living at his farming outpost atop a hill in the occupied West Bank. But the Israeli settler’s problems didn’t last....

6. Elections 2024: When, where, and how it all happens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elections-2024-when-where-and-how-it-all-happens

Preparations for the June 9 elections in Cyprus are nearing completion, according to Menelaos Vassiliou, Head of the Electoral Service. Vassiliou assured that all necessary procedures are in the final stages and everything will be ready for a smooth election day....

7. Dueling visions from Nicosia's mayoral candidates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dueling-visions-from-nicosia-s-mayoral-candidates

In the bustling streets of Nicosia, the race for mayoral office is heating up, with candidates Nikos Tornaritis and Charalambos Prountzos vying for the helm of Cyprus's capital city...

8. Christodoulides offered Cyprus on a silver platter?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/christodoulides-offered-cyprus-on-a-silver-platter

''You can consider Cyprus as a member-state of the EU, as your ambassador in Brussels, and I look forward to our consultations so that we can further strengthen our relations,'' President Christodoulides said...

9. Palestinian delegation urges action, not just words, from Australia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/palestinian-delegation-urges-action-not-just-words-from-australia

Palestinian officials have asked for Australia’s help in ''building vibrant democratic institutions'' and fighting corruption, as part of talks aimed at meeting the Albanese government’s conditions for recognising Palestine as a state....

10. Investigator Matsas reveals three suspects linked to Thanasis' death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigator-matsas-reveals-three-suspects-linked-to-thanasis-death

In a startling development, criminal investigator Savas Matzas has disclosed the presence of three suspects in the tragic case of Thanasis Nikolaou, shedding light on the grim details of how the unfortunate national guard met his demise....

11. Justice minister stresses ongoing evaluation for ceasefire line security

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/justice-minister-stresses-ongoing-evaluation-for-ceasefire-line-security

Cyprus' Minister of Justice and Public Order, Marios Hartsiotis, revealed on Wednesday that heightened measures along the ceasefire line are a response to ongoing security evaluations. ...

12. Colin Stewart briefs PACE rapporteur on Cyprus Peace efforts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/colin-stewart-briefs-pace-rapporteur-on-cyprus-peace-efforts

UN Secretary-General's Special Representative in Cyprus and Head of UNFICYP Colin Stewart provided an update on peacebuilding efforts in Cyprus during a meeting with Italian MP Piero Fassino,...

13. Chinese president's visits to Serbia and Hungary yield new economic deals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-president-s-visits-to-serbia-and-hungary-yield-new-economic-deals

When Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Hungary last week, he arrived to one of the few places in the European Union where his country is considered......

14. Turkish refusal derails UN's Cyprus mediation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-refusal-derails-un-s-cyprus-mediation

The efforts made by the UNSG's personal envoy for Cyprus Maria Angela Holguin are hindered by the Turkish side's continuous refusal for dialogue, reliable sources told CNA on Monday....

15. Cyprus stands with Armenians to preserve rich heritage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-stands-with-armenians-to-preserve-rich-heritage

The Deputy Ministry of Culture always stands by and helps every effort of the Armenians of Cyprus to save their cultural heritage, said the competent Deputy......

16. Hadjimanoli: ''We hope to expand into the Asian market''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hadjimanoli-we-hope-to-expand-into-the-asian-market

Marina Hadjimanoli stepped into her role as Deputy Minister of Shipping amidst a period of upheaval, with the shipping sector grappling with various challenges including geopolitical conflicts and safeguarding supply chains against potential terrorist threats targeting merchant vessels....

17. No negotiation on two-state solution with ambiguous sovereign equality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-negotiation-on-two-state-solution-with-ambiguous-sovereign-equality

A two-state solution with the vague term of sovereign equality will never be negotiated by the Greek Cypriot side, President Nikos Christodoulides said on Sunday, stressing that ''we have no secret plan B.''...

18. Over 7,000 candidates vie for 3,227 seats in June 9 polls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-7-000-candidates-vie-for-3-227-seats-in-june-9-polls

In preparation for the June 9, 2024 elections in Cyprus, Chief Returning Officer Dr. Elikkos Elia announced on Tuesday a significant level of candidate interest and voter eligibility. ...

19. Cyprus awaits US approval for Gaza aid departure amidst Amalthea initiative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-awaits-us-approval-for-gaza-aid-departure-amidst-amalthea-initiative

We are ready to go ahead as soon as we receive the green light from the United States, President Nikos Christodoulides said on Tuesday, referring to the next departure of a vessel loaded with humanitarian aid from Larnaca to Gaza in the context of the Cypriot initiative ''Amalthea''....

20. President engages in diplomatic dialogue with Cuellar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-engages-in-diplomatic-dialogue-with-cuellar

Government Spokesperson Konstantinos Letymbiotis said on Friday that a meeting between President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides and UNSG's personal envoy for Cyprus Maria Angela Holguin is scheduled to take place in the first ten days of May....

21. Christodoulides lists members of National Council

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-lists-members-of-national-council

President Nicos Christodoulides presided over a gathering of the National Council at the Presidential Palace today, where significant decisions were made regarding Cyprus's political landscape....

22. €182M deal marks Hellenic's strategic move into insurance sector

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/€182m-deal-marks-hellenic-s-strategic-move-into-insurance-sector

CNP Cyprus, the subsidiary of the French insurance giant CNP Assurances, is finally being transferred to Hellenic Bank for €182 million....

23. Cyprus problem takes back seat to Euro-Turkish relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-problem-takes-back-seat-to-euro-turkish-relations

President Christodoulides focused his efforts during both preparatory meetings and the summit (17-18 April) on forging a connection between the resolution......

24. Lost promises, missed chances: Secrets behind Cyprus' EU entry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lost-promises-missed-chances-secrets-behind-cyprus-eu-entry

In an exclusive interview with Kathimerini's Marina Economidou, Gunter Verheugen sheds light on the intricacies of negotiations surrounding the Cyprus problem at Burgenstock....

25. Tehran avoids escalating conflict with Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tehran-avoids-escalating-conflict-with-israel

Explosions echoed over an Iranian city on Friday in what sources described as an Israeli attack, but Tehran played down the incident and indicated it had no plans for retaliation - a response that appeared gauged towards averting region-wide war....

26. EU leaders strategize on Middle East issues and Turkey relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-strategize-on-middle-east-issues-and-turkey-relations

President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides will pay an official visit to Lebanon together with President of the European Commission......

27. Cyprus problem overlooked in EU Summit discussions on Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-problem-overlooked-in-eu-summit-discussions-on-turkey

The EU Council Secretariat has submitted a preliminary set of conclusions ahead of the upcoming Summit on April 17-18, delving into the matter of Turkey......

28. House President condemns Azerbaijan's collaboration plans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-president-condemns-azerbaijan-s-collaboration-plans

The President of Cyprus' House of Representatives, Annita Demetriou, is taking action against Azerbaijan's plan to collaborate with the ''parliament'' of the illegal regime in Turkish-occupied Cyprus. ...

29. European elections add twist to Cyprus polls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-elections-add-twist-to-cyprus-polls

On June 9, Cyprus goes to the polls in the most complicated elections in its history as the European elections and the local government elections are held in parallel, following the reform passed by the Parliament....

30. Cyprus President to join EU leaders in Vienna for high-stakes dinner

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-to-join-eu-leaders-in-vienna-for-high-stakes-dinner

President of Cyprus, Nikos Christodoulides, is going to Vienna on Friday, where he will participate in a working dinner with a group of leaders......

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