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91. Deputy Minister set to redefine European Affairs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deputy-minister-set-to-redefine-european-affairs

The Plenary of the Cyprus Parliament unanimously passed a law on Thursday providing for the appointment and powers of the Deputy Minister to the President for European Affairs, for the purposes of the Cyprus Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Cyprus assumes the rotating Presidency in 2026....

92. Nicosia's 'one-stop shop' sparks green line trade revolution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/nicosia-s-one-stop-shop-sparks-green-line-trade-revolution

The European Commission has taken a significant step in facilitating cross-border trade with the introduction of the EU One Stop Shop (EU OSS) for Green Line trade, located in the vibrant city of Nicosia....

93. Ministries unite to transform halloumi industry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministries-unite-to-transform-halloumi-industry

There is a need for order, mainly regarding the conduct of inspections but also other issues related to the production and distribution of halloumi cheese, the Ministry of Commerce and the Ministry of Agriculture are trying, with George Papanastasiou and Petros Xenofontos agreeing that the management of all issues concerning the product, should be transferred to one and only ministry. And this was deemed necessary, since halloumi is now a protected designation of origin....

94. Cyprus's mental health services focus on prevention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-s-mental-health-services-focus-on-prevention

In a world where the challenges of modern life continue to escalate, the importance of comprehensive mental health services cannot be overstated....

95. UK accused of turning a blind eye to Israel-Palestine war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-accused-of-turning-a-blind-eye-to-israel-palestine-war

Concerns that the UK Foreign Office has neglected the Israel-Palestine conflict in its tilt to the Indo-Pacific and the pursuit of trade deals across the Middle East is to be investigated by the foreign affairs select committee....

96. Cabinet amends minimum guaranteed income and social benefits laws

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-amends-minimum-guaranteed-income-and-social-benefits-laws

The Council of Ministers in Cyprus has recently approved an amendment to the Minimum Guaranteed Income and Social Benefits Laws, signaling a significant change in the country's approach to residency requirements. ...

97. Cyprus considers UN-Led humanitarian aid channel to Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-considers-un-led-humanitarian-aid-channel-to-gaza

The possibility of humanitarian aid going directly from Cyprus to Gaza and being received by UN personnel is currently under consideration, Government Spokesperson Konstantinos Letymbiotis said on Wednesday, following the meeting between UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, and President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nikos Christodoulides, at the Presidential Palace....

98. Austria allocates €33m for wrongly convicted gay men

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austria-allocates-€33m-for-wrongly-convicted-gay-men

A historic proposal by the Austrian Ministry of Justice sees €33m set aside to compensate those who were wrongly convicted - but critics say the amount on offer is not enough....

99. EU's call for humanitarian ''pauses'' draws attention ahead of UN vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-call-for-humanitarian-pauses-draws-attention-ahead-of-un-vote

European Union leaders have stopped short of calling for a ceasefire in Gaza, instead appealing for humanitarian “pauses” to provide aid, as the UN warned its operations were being “paralyzed” by Israel’s bombardment of the besieged enclave....

100. High-ranking officer's connection to organized crime exposed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-ranking-officer-s-connection-to-organized-crime-exposed

Nikos Loizidis, the president of the Police Force branch of the Equality Guild, has raised serious concerns about a member of the authority responsible for investigating complaints and allegations against the police....

101. Hospital attack claims hundreds of lives in Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hospital-attack-claims-hundreds-of-lives-in-gaza

In a tragic turn of events, hundreds of lives were lost or forever altered following an attack on central Gaza and the Al-Ahli Hospital. ...

102. Ursula von der Leyen to address Cyprus problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ursula-von-der-leyen-to-address-cyprus-problem

The European Commission has reaffirmed its position on the Cyprus issue in a letter penned on behalf of its President Ursula von der Leyen and addressed to the Famagusta Association of Great Britain President Dr Vassilis Mavrou....

103. Government to expand workforce in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-to-expand-workforce-in-2024

In the 2024 budget, authorities anticipate total general government revenue of €13.2 billion and expenditures of €11.8 billion, resulting in a fiscal surplus of €659 million, equal to 2.2% of GDP. ...

104. UN secures Pyla buffer zone agreement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-secures-pyla-buffer-zone-agreement

In a recent statement, the United Nations has announced a breakthrough in Pyla. According to their announcement, they have reached arrangements that are poised to bring resolution to the ongoing situation....

105. President addresses EU's future & climate at EUCO summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-addresses-eu-s-future-climate-at-euco-summit

President Christodoulides will participate in Friday’s informal summit of the European Council in Granada, Spain, which will focus on the future of the EU and the external dimension of migration....

106. Former President's startling revelation about food

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-president-s-startling-revelation-about-food

In April 2022, former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, now deputy head of Russia’s Security Council, said on his Telegram channel: “Our food is our silent weapon. Silent — but formidable."...

107. Cyprus leads in Europe with anti-femicide law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-in-europe-with-anti-femicide-law

Cyprus encourages all States to acknowledge the existence of femicide, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Cyprus to the UN Ambassador Andreas Hadjichrysanthou has said, noting that the Cyprus Parliament has adopted a law on femicide which was the first of such piece of legislation in Europe....

108. Executives Club of Cyprus announces Youth Tech Fest Cyprus 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/executives-club-of-cyprus-announces-youth-tech-fest-cyprus-2023

The Executives Club of Cyprus is delighted to announce the forthcoming Youth Tech Fest Cyprus 2023, accessible at www.youthtechfest.com....

109. Cyprus faces institutional hurdles in anti-corruption efforts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-institutional-hurdles-in-anti-corruption-efforts

Cyprus' anti-corruption legislation for top executive officials appears robust on paper, but its practical effectiveness is hampered by institutional shortcomings, warns the Council of Europe's Group of States Against Corruption (GRECO)....

110. Government faces mounting criticism over six-month stumble

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/government-faces-mounting-criticism-over-six-month-stumble

If a governing coalition in a state aspiring to be European were to make as many mistakes and omissions as the Christodoulides government has in just six months, it would face strong opposition....

111. Nikos Christodoulides joins MED9 summit in Malta

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nikos-christodoulides-joins-med9-summit-in-malta

President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides departs Friday for Malta to participate in the MED9 Summit, which will take place in Valletta in the afternoon of the same day....

112. UN meeting and unity across the aisle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-meeting-and-unity-across-the-aisle

In a session lasting about two hours, the National Council convened to discuss the latest developments in Cyprus's diplomatic efforts....

113. Christodoulides meets Guterres in New York

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-meets-guterres-in-new-york

Cyprus President, Nikos Christodoulides, meets on Friday in New York with the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres. ...

114. €369 million EIB loan for smart investments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€369-million-eib-loan-for-smart-investments

The government has secured a €369 million loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) with favorable terms to support expenditures and investments within the framework of the "Thalia" program. ...

115. Christodoulides to confer with EU Commission Chief in NYC

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-to-confer-with-eu-commission-chief-in-nyc

Cyprus President, Nikos Christodoulides, will meet on Monday in New York with the President of the European Commission Ursula Von der Leyen who is in New York for the 78th UN General Assembly....

116. Why did Brussels ignore Cyprus? Questions arise over EU inaction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/why-did-brussels-ignore-cyprus-questions-arise-over-eu-inaction

Commission President Ursula von der Leyen delivered a comprehensive 16-page speech on the "state of the Union" before the European Parliament, speaking for an hour....

117. Christodoulides rejects Cyprus solution changes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-rejects-cyprus-solution-changes

In a firm stance on the Cyprus issue, President Nikos Christodoulides asserted that altering the foundation of a Cyprus solution is deemed unacceptable, not only by the Greek Cypriot side but also by the international community. ...

118. Putin and Erdogan's plan for turning Turkey into an ''Energy Hub'' stalls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-and-erdogan-s-plan-for-turning-turkey-into-an-energy-hub-stalls

A joint endeavor between Putin and Erdogan to transform Turkey into a crucial conduit for Russian gas to Europe appears to have hit a roadblock, according to sources cited by Reuters....

119. Slovakia's UN peacekeeping efforts in Pyla earn global praise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/slovakia-s-un-peacekeeping-efforts-in-pyla-earn-global-praise

FM Constantinos Kombos and Slovak Ambassador Martin Bezak praised the principled stance of the Slovak contingent of the UN peacekeeping force during the recent incidents in Pyla....

120. Cyprus-Israel energy cooperation thrives despite regional tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-israel-energy-cooperation-thrives-despite-regional-tensions

Since 2014, the Trilateral-Greece-Cyprus-Israel cooperation, with Prime Ministers Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Benjamin Netanyahu, was completed in Nicosia....

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