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1. Cyprus president nixes luxury car use for top civil servants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-nixes-luxury-car-use-for-top-civil-servants

Cyprus’ president has scrapped plans to grant free-of-charge, around-the-clock use of state-financed luxury vehicles to top civil servants amid a public outcry over a perceived waste of taxpayers’ money, a government spokesman said Monday....

2. Lufthansa, Air France join forces against EU's climate plans for aviation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/lufthansa-air-france-join-forces-against-eu-s-climate-plans-for-aviation

An alliance of airlines and airports called for changes to the European Union's planned climate change legislation on Monday, arguing it will make them less competitive with non-European rivals....

3. Germany: Student opens fire with a rifle in German lecture hall before killing himself

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-student-opens-fire-with-a-rifle-in-german-lecture-hall-before-killing-himself

A student today opened fire during a lecture at a German university, injuring four people, before killing himself....

4. France bars unvaccinated from restaurants, sports venues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-bars-unvaccinated-from-restaurants-sports-venues

People who aren’t vaccinated against COVID-19 are no longer allowed in France’s restaurants, bars, tourist sites and sports venues unless they recently recovered from the virus....

5. Ukraine: Britain, US withdraw diplomats and their families

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-britain-us-withdraw-diplomats-and-their-families

The United Kingdom has begun withdrawing some staff from its embassy in the Ukrainian capital amid fears of an imminent Russian military invasion....

6. Severe weather brings snow to Athens, Greek islands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/severe-weather-brings-snow-to-athens-greek-islands

A severe weather front has hit Greece, with below-freezing temperatures and snowfall in many parts of the country, including the capital Athens and many Aegean islands....

7. Supreme Court settles golden passports legal saga

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-settles-golden-passports-legal-saga

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus says a Parliament attempt last year to restrict the attorney general's role in a golden passport probe outcome was unconstitutional, after lawmakers had raised conflicts of interest for the state's chief law enforcer and his deputy...

8. U.S. weighs sending 5,000 troops to Eastern Europe to counter Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/u-s-weighs-sending-5-000-troops-to-eastern-europe-to-counter-russia

The Biden administration is considering sending as many as 5,000 U.S. troops to Eastern Europe, a U.S. official confirmed to NPR, in what would be a step-up in American military involvement in the region amid growing fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine....

9. Op-ed: Inequalities between women and men more profound two years into life with Covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-inequalities-between-women-and-men-more-profound-two-years-into-life-with-covid

What is very apparent is that women have kept our societies functioning during the pandemic, beyond what they always did, with very little social recognition, appreciation and support;...

10. Larnaca resident arrested for alleged child pronography

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-resident-arrested-for-alleged-child-pronography

A 24-year-old resident of Larnaca was arrested and detained yesterday in order to facilitate investigations into child pornography....

11. European Commission launches new round of scholarships for the Turkish Cypriot community

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-commission-launches-new-round-of-scholarships-for-the-turkish-cypriot-community

The European Commission announced last week the launch of the EU Scholarship Programme for the Turkish Cypriot community for the Academic Year 2022/23 funded under the Aid Programme, which will award grants to approximately 140 Turkish Cypriot students, graduates and professionals....

12. Income tax revenue up by €25.6 million in 2020 compared to 2019

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/income-tax-revenue-up-by-€25-6-million-in-2020-compared-to-2019

Cyprus income tax revenue for the tax year 2020 increased by €25,6 million euros, compared to 2019, with the total amount exceeding €642 million. ...

13. Car-flipping winds likely to continue in arctic Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/car-flipping-winds-likely-to-continue-in-arctic-cyprus

A cold front will remain in Cyprus until midweek, as strong winds and chances of local showers and thunderstorms continue to dominate the forecast along with low temperatures and snow in the mountains...

14. Cypriot judge bails Chinese duo on technicality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-judge-bails-chinese-duo-on-technicality

A mother and son from China facing extradition in Cyprus on investment fraud charges have been released on bail, with a Paphos judge allowing them to walk free citing prosecution paperwork delays...

15. Co-chair of bicommunal Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage resigns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/co-chair-of-bicommunal-technical-committee-on-cultural-heritage-resigns

Takis Hadjidemetriou, the co-chair of the bicommunal Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage has resigned. Doctor of Turkish Studies, Sotos Ktoris, who was a member of the Committee until now has been appointed as the new co-chair....

16. Nouris calls on EU partners to conclude agreement between FRONTEX and Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-calls-on-eu-partners-to-conclude-agreement-between-frontex-and-turkey

Cyprus Minister of Interior, Nicos Nouris, has called for the conclusion of a Status Agreement between FRONTEX and Turkey, as a matter of urgency and as a condition for additional EU support to Turkey....

17. This is how 'test to stay' will be applied in schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/this-is-how-test-to-stay-will-be-applied-in-schools

In accordance with the Ministry of Health's efforts to keep schools safe and in operation without depriving students of their basic right to education, members of the Scientific Advisory Committee have made a unanimous decision to apply the "test to stay" measure in Primary and Secondary schools as of Monday the 24th of January 2022....

18. Germany wants to attract 400,000 skilled workers from abroad each year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-wants-to-attract-400-000-skilled-workers-from-abroad-each-year

Germany's new coalition government wants to attract 400,000 qualified workers from abroad each year to tackle both a demographic imbalance and labour shortages in key sectors that risk undermining the recovery from the coronavirus pandemic....

19. US and Russia try to lower temperature in Ukraine crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-and-russia-try-to-lower-temperature-in-ukraine-crisis

The United States and Russia sought to lower the temperature Friday even as they said no breakthrough was imminent in a heated standoff over Ukraine that has raised fears of a possible Russian invasion....

20. US singer Meatloaf dead at 74

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-singer-meatloaf-dead-at-74

US singer Meat Loaf, who was known for hits including Bat Out Of Hell, has died at the age of 74 after selling more than 100 million albums worldwide and starring in 65 movies - with reports suggesting he contracted Covid-19....

21. MEPs call on EU countries to respect animal welfare during transport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meps-call-on-eu-countries-to-respect-animal-welfare-during-transport

After 18 months of fact-finding, MEPs call on EU countries to respect animal welfare during transport and to transition to transporting meat and not live animals....

22. Rare, pristine coral reef found off Tahiti coast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rare-pristine-coral-reef-found-off-tahiti-coast

Deep in the South Pacific, scientists have explored a rare stretch of pristine corals shaped like roses off the coast of Tahiti. The reef is thought to be one of the largest found at such depths and seems untouched by climate change or human activities....

23. Cyprus FM to have talks in Washington with Blinken on February 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fm-to-have-talks-in-washington-with-blinken-on-february-1st

Cyprus Foreign Minister, Ioannis Kasoulides, will pay a visit to Washington at the invitation of the US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, with whom he will hold talks on February 1st, at the State Department....

24. Robert De Niro's Nobu Hotel to open in Santorini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/robert-de-niro-s-nobu-hotel-to-open-in-santorini

Yet another leading name from the global tourism industry is arriving on Greece’s shores. Nobu Hospitality has announced the start of operations of its first hotel in the country, located on the island of Santorini....

25. Cypriot hospital alarmed over covid patient's refusal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-hospital-alarmed-over-covid-patients-refusal

Doctors have consulted hospital lawyers about their options in case they deem intubation as necessary and ordered the patient to undergo an examination by a psychiatrist, who reportedly found the woman to be of sound mind...

26. It will be Brrrr... again before weekend is out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/it-will-be-brrrrr-again-before-weekend-is-out

A low pressure system is affecting Cyprus with showers and strong winds, while a second cold front is expected to affect the island on Sunday with further temperature drops...

27. Expert worried as Chloraka stoked about breakwaters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-shocked-as-chloraka-stoked-about-breakwaters

Local officials in Chloraka are stoked about tourism potential following a deal to install breakwater structures, but a coastal engineer is raising safety concerns for the project in Paphos’ western town that has been occupying the headlines recently over refugee management...

28. CNP CYPRUS Group: offer of a large number of Complete Computer Systems, to the Ministry of Education

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cnp-cyprus-group-offer-of-a-large-number-of-complete-computer-systems-to-the-ministry-of-education

The era of the pandemic has clearly highlighted the importance of new digital technologies in many aspects of our lives. On the road to the future, digitalization is a top priority for society, the economy and the government....

29. Cyprus passes national whistleblower law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-passes-national-whistleblower-law

Cypriot lawmakers passed a consolidated bill on whistleblowing protections on Thursday after years of delays and EU pressure, with the new law aimed to shield employees from retaliation after speaking up against corruption...

30. Sajid Javid’s axing of all Covid restrictions draws warnings from NHS

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sajid-javid-s-axing-of-all-covid-restrictions-draws-warnings-from-nhs

The government has pledged to abolish almost every existing Covid restriction over the coming weeks in England and “get life completely back to normal”, a course popular with Conservative MPs but which immediately prompted stark warnings from health groups....

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