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04 February, 2023
 

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1. Elections: The political 'crash test' in Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elections-the-political-crash-test-in-brussels

In the interim between the two rounds of presidential elections, EU leaders will convene in Brussels for an extraordinary European Council on migration management and ensuring Europe's economic competitiveness. ...

2. Airlines to oppose France's ban on short-haul flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/airlines-to-oppose-france-s-ban-on-short-haul-flights

French and European airlines plan to invoke their rights to freedom of movement in protest to the environmental restrictions on short-haul flights, which France has partially banned and Brussels has approved in December....

3. Averof Neofytou: 'Only those who agree with my positions will serve in my government'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/averof-neofytou-only-those-who-agree-with-my-positions-can-serve-in-my-government

In an interview with K, DISY presidential candidate and president of DISY Averof Neofytou reiterated his position that if he loses the elections, resulting in a victory for Nikos Christodoulides,...

4. First group of asylum seekers relocated to Germany from Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-group-of-asylum-seekers-relocated-to-germany-from-cyprus

Repatriation flights from Cyprus to Germany and France began at the end of December as part of the EU's support policy for Nicosia in the refugee crisis. ...

5. The countdown to Eva Kaili's release or detention has begun

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-countdown-to-eva-kaili-s-release-or-detention-has-begun

The pre-trial council is expected to decide today whether Eva Kaili will be released under strict conditions or remain in custody....

6. Finance Minister responds to CBS: 'Disinformation and fake news' (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-minister-responds-to-cbs-disinformation-and-fake-news

The report on the CBS show '60 Minutes' about Russian oligarchs was referred to by the Finance Minister in his detailed response on the issue. ...

7. University of Cyprus scientists develop nanotechnology to treat breast cancer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/university-of-cyprus-scientists-develop-nanotechnology-to-treat-breast-cancer

Scientists of the University of Cyprus, taking advantage of the new perspectives offered by nanotechnology in pharmaceutical technology, have prepared polymeric nanoparticles for the planned transfer of the antihistamine substance Tranilast to the cancerous breast tumor, according to a relevant press release from the University of Cyprus....

8. Projects in excess of €48 million will begin in the first quarter of 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/projects-in-excess of-€48-million-will-begin-in-the-first-quarter-of-2023

Projects worth more than €48 million will be tendered in the first quarter of the year under the Cyprus Tomorrow Plan, according to Government Spokesman Marios Pelekanos....

9. Nikos Christodoulides’ program for the next five years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/nikos-christodoulides-program-for-the-next-five-years

Cypriots will go to the polls on February 5 to elect the 8th President of the Republic. The campaign began very early compared to previous elections and will intensify during the remaining few weeks. ...

10. EC: 12 million euros for access to high-speed internet in Cypriot homes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-12-million-euros-for-access-to-high-speed-internet-in-cypriot-homes

European Commission approves 12 million euro Cypriot scheme to support household access to high-speed broadband services...

11. Menendez: 'US needs to hold Erdogan accountable for his behavior'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menendez-us-needs-to-hold-erdogan-accountable-for-his-behavior

Turkish President Erdogan should stop all overflights of Greece and withdraw every last Turkish soldier from Cyprus, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman, Robert Menendez, said on Monday....

12. Eva Kaili: From city council to city prison

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eva-kaili-from-city-council-to-city-prison

13. Finance Ministry: 'Cyprus economy will not enter a recession'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-ministry-cyprus-economy-will-not-enter-a-recession

There will be a significant slowdown in economic activity next year, we will be affected by increased energy prices and borrowing costs, but "inflation in Cyprus is being reined in at lower levels" compared to other European member states, ...

14. The fall

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-fall

The tale of Eva Kaili is a metaphor for the glitzy, quick ascent to power in politics and the ultimate fall from grace brought on by dishonesty. After all, a corrupt politician is one who has been bribed by the state or a private individual....

15. 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...

16. EU welcomes Croatia while Bulgaria and Romania will have to wait

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-welcomes-croatia-while-bulgaria-and-romania-will-have-to-wait

Croatia will officially become the newest member of the European Union’s borderless area of Schengen on January 1, 2023, the European Union has confirmed....

17. House up in arms over north’s Varosha plans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-up-in-arms-over-north-s-varosha-plans

The parliament in the Republic of Cyprus is calling on the European Union and United Nations to ‘take concrete measures' against Turkish Cypriot plans to open the entire ghost town of Varosha, following comments made on the campaign trail by politicians in the north...

18. German police arrest 25 right-wing extremists over alleged coup plot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-police-arrest-25-right-wing-extremists-over-alleged-coup-plot

German police have uncovered an alleged rightwing plot to storm the Bundestag and overthrow the government, in a case that highlights the threat posed to western states by far-right extremism turbocharged by radical conspiracy theories such as QAnon....

19. 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....

20. Unaccompanied minors are on the rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unaccompanied-minors-are-on-the-rise

Managing the exponentially increasing number of unaccompanied minors or unaccompanied alien children (UAC) is a problem that must be solved by the government in collaboration with NGOs and other relevant actors....

21. Paphos to become a 'smart' city after launch of digital projects

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-to-become-a-smart-city-after-launch-of-digital-projects

Six smart and digital city projects implemented by the Municipality of Paphos were inaugurated on Thursday by Deputy Minister of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy Kyriakos Kokkinos....

22. Austria to EU: Deport refugees to Rwanda pending asylum approval

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austria-to-eu-deport-refugees-to-rwanda-pending-asylum-approval

The Austrian Interior Minister, Gerhard Karner, has called for the EU to establish asylum procedures in safe third countries, similar to models that Denmark and the United Kingdom have agreed to operate....

23. Lawyer Andreas Pittadjis denies all charges in 'golden passport' trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-andreas-pittadjis-denies-all-charges-in-golden-passport-trial

Based on the findings of the Nicolatos Committee, the four defendants in the criminal case involving Al Jazeera news network reporting and the events surrounding the naturalization of foreign investors and businessmen were brought before the Nicosia Permanent Criminal Court....

24. MEPs vote not to accept passports issued by Russia in occupied areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meps-vote-not-to-accept-passports-issued-by-russia-in-occupied-areas

The European Parliament has endorsed a decision not to accept passports and other travel documents issued by Russia in illegally-occupied regions of Ukraine and Georgia....

25. Report highlights police inaction in cases of violence against women in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-highlights-police-inaction-in-cases-of-violence-against-women-in-cyprus

The Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO)’s first review of existing policy approaches and legislation on violence against women in Cyprus has revealed many areas in which redoubled action is needed to comply with the standards of the Istanbul Convention. ...

26. European Institute of Management and Finance establishes the Centre of Good Governance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/european-institute-of-management-and-finance-establishes-the-centre-of-good-governance

Considering the need to tackle weak and precarious governance structures evident in both private and public entities, the European Institute of Management and Finance (EIMF) has established the Centre for Good Governance (CGG) in an effort to enhance governance at all levels and in all fields. ...

27. Children's House: 1,565 children screened for sexual abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/children-s-house-1-565-children-screened-for-sexual-abuse

Children's House received referrals for 1,565 children to be investigated for sexual abuse from its inception in September 2017 until October 2022, according to a press release issued by Hope For Children Organization on Friday in honor of today's European Day for the Protection of Children Against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse....

28. Spyware and political games

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spyware-and-political-games

The European Parliament's Committee of Inquiry's draft report on the use of spyware in the EU was lengthy and comprehensive, but in the case of Cyprus, a sizable portion of the information was a repetition of already well-known facts and concerns about the absence of the required institutional framework. ...

29. The Commission is pushing for regulation of Airbnb-style lodgings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-commission-is-pushing-for-regulation-of-airbnb-style-lodging

As part of its efforts to promote transparency in the short-term rental sector, the Commission adopted on Monday a proposal for the regulation to improve transparency and assist public authorities in ensuring the sector's balanced development in the context of sustainable tourism....

30. 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...

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