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1. American journalist sentenced to 16 Years in Russian prison

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/american-journalist-sentenced-to-16-years-in-russian-prison

Evan Gershkovich, an American journalist working for the Wall Street Journal, has been found guilty of espionage by a Russian court and sentenced to 16 years in prison....

2. Cyprus' political failure 50 years on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-political-failure-50-years-on

The 20th of July will mark the day the Turkish Army invaded and occupied 40% of the island of Cyprus. Greece’s Prime Minister Mitsotakis, dignitaries and other heads of state will be welcomed as guests by President Christodoulides to commemorate that historical dark event but to also make the customary petty speeches aimed to tickle people’s ears....

3. Chamber of Commerce warns of risks from Cyprus’ 1.5% wage hike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chamber-of-commerce-warns-of-risks-from-cyprus-1-5-wage-hike

The Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) has expressed concern over a new agreement between the Ministry of Finance and public sector unions to grant a 1.5% general wage increase starting in October 2024....

4. Early Bird tickets: pre-sale of tickets has started

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/early-bird-tickets-pre-sale-of-tickets-has-started

The organizing committee of #DA24 is pleased to announce that the pre-sale of ''early bird'' tickets at the special price of €70 has begun and will be available until September 9....

5. Cyprus to reopen Forestry College in January 2025

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-reopen-forestry-college-in-january-2025

The Cypriot government has approved the reopening of the Forestry College in January 2025 and the reintroduction of the "Advanced Diploma in Forestry" program......

6. Turmoil at Vasilikos as Chinese consortium pulls out, terminal project in limbo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turmoil-at-vasilikos-as-chinese-consortium-pulls-out-terminal-project-in-limbo

The sudden withdrawal of the CPP-METRON CONSORTIUM LTD from the Vasilikos terminal project has added a new layer of complexity to the already troubled initiative. ...

7. Cyprus civil servants to receive pay raises after 15-year freeze

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-civil-servants-to-receive-pay-raises-after-15-year-freeze

PASYDY, the public sector union, announced its approval of a new agreement with the Ministry of Finance to grant pay raises to civil servants beginning October 1, 2024. The deal was reached during today's Joint Staff Committee meeting....

8. HR Legend Beth Davies at the Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hr-legend-beth-davies-at-the-digital-agenda-cyprus-summit

With over 25 years of senior leadership experience at innovative global companies such as Tesla, Apple, Microsoft, and Gap, Beth Davies is a distinguished expert in cultivating company culture, creating customer-centric organizations, developing executives, and fostering a culture of innovation....

9. Cyprus seeks solutions for property buyers 'in limbo' after court ruling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-seeks-solutions-for-property-buyers-in-limbo-after-court-ruling

The government is working to help property buyers who are now in a difficult situation after the Court of Appeal ruled the 2015 Real Estate Transfer and Mortgage Law unconstitutional....

10. City council revokes honorary title for US Senator Robert Menendez

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/city-council-revokes-honorary-title-for-us-senator-robert-menendez

The Paphos City Council has revoked the decision to award U.S. Senator Robert Menendez the title of Honorary Citizen of Paphos and the Golden Key of the City....

11. Kuwait sends 200 tonnes of aid to Gaza via Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kuwait-sends-200-tonnes-of-aid-to-gaza-via-cyprus

A delegation from Kuwait’s Al-Salam Association for Humanitarian and Charitable Works is set to send around 200 tonnes of humanitarian aid to Gaza’s civilian population via the Amalthea humanitarian corridor to the port of Ashdod, Israel....

12. Transparency concerns cloud EU vote on Ursula von der Leyen's presidency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transparency-concerns-cloud-eu-vote-on-ursula-von-der-leyen-s-presidency

The political fate of Ursula von der Leyen hangs in the balance today as 720 Members of the European Parliament convene in Strasbourg at 1 p.m. local time......

13. Construction of youth housing in occupied Cyprus to begin next month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/construction-of-youth-housing-in-occupied-cyprus-to-begin-next-month

Within a month, construction will commence on social housing projects for young people in the occupied areas of Morphou and Gerolakkos, according to "Prime Minister" Unal Ustel....

14. Digital Democracy: Digitisation - Innovation - Participation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/digital-democracy-digitisation-innovation-participation

The organizing committee of #DA24 has announced that the conference will be held on October 9th at the Nicosia Municipal Theatre. This year’s theme, “Digital Democracy,” will explore digitalization, innovation, and participation....

15. Cyprus plans solar panels for National Guard by 2027

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-plans-solar-panels-for-national-guard-by-2027

Cyprus will begin installing solar panels in National Guard camps and other facilities starting in September, aiming for completion by 2027, according to Defense Minister Vassilis Palmas. ...

16. Speak up, kids! Your voice matters on EKFRACY

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/speak-up-kids-your-voice-matters-on-ekfracy

President Nikos Christodoulides announced an exciting new online platform called EKFRACY (Expression) on Tuesday, aimed at engaging young people aged 15 to 18 in shaping their future. ...

17. Turkey condemns Greek minister’s remarks on Cyprus anniversary

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-condemns-greek-minister-s-remarks-on-cyprus-anniversary

Turkey has reacted to comments made by Greek Defense Minister Nikos Dendias during his visit to Cyprus on Monday, marking the 50th anniversary of the 1974 coup that overthrew the government of then-president Archbishop Makarios and paved the way for the Turkish invasion of the Mediterranean island....

18. Senator Menendez convicted on bribery charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senator-menendez-convicted-on-bribery-charges

Democratic Senator Bob Menendez of New Jersey has been convicted on multiple counts of bribery following a nine-week trial, a verdict that could potentially send him to prison for years. ...

19. President promises better sports support in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-promises-better-sports-support-in-cyprus

Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides acknowledged on Tuesday evening that the state has not done enough for the sports and culture sectors over the years, pledging that decisions will be taken to set up the infrastructure for Cypriot athletes....

20. Yet another delay in Nicosia perimeter road triggers daily penalties for CyField

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/yet-another-delay-in-nicosia-perimeter-road-triggers-penalties

CyField, the company responsible for constructing Nicosia's perimeter motorway, is bein genalized €5,500 as of today, July 16. The Transport Minister, Alexis Vafeadis, confirmed this development during an interview with SPOR FM 95.00's ''Diaspora News.''...

21. US and Israel fund far-right groups blocking Gaza aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-and-israel-fund-far-right-groups-blocking-gaza-aid

Under U.S. pressure, Israel has pledged to deliver substantial humanitarian aid to Gaza....

22. Cyprus and Greece commit to Eastern Med security

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-greece-commit-to-eastern-med-security

Defence Minister Vasilis Palmas stressed the joint commitment of Cyprus and Greece to make every possible effort to maintain peace, security, stability and cooperation in the Eastern Mediterranean......

23. Cyprus seeks EU support to keep youth in countryside

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-seeks-eu-support-to-keep-youth-in-countryside

Cyprus is seeking support from the European Union in its efforts to bring about the demographic regeneration of its rural areas, Minister for Agriculture Maria Panayiotou......

24. Legal challenges mount over Vasilikos Terminal abandonment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-challenges-mount-over-vasilikos-terminal-abandonment

Cyprus is preparing for significant changes in its energy sector following the formal termination of the contract between the Natural Gas Infrastructure......

25. Ukrainian startups build low-cost robot army to combat Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukrainian-startups-build-low-cost-robot-army-to-combat-russia

Facing manpower shortages, overwhelming odds, and uneven international assistance, Ukraine is looking to an unlikely source for a strategic edge against......

26. ''We don't come here just to take'' (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/we-don-t-come-here-just-to-take-video

“Many afternoons, I look at the opening between the trees and think, I’d like to go there too, but I know I can’t...'' says the 15-year-old from...

27. Cyprus problem: Facing hard and final decisions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-problem-facing-hard-and-final-decisions

When we entered journalism, the older generation offered one piece of advice: "Never put the Cyprus issue first because it doesn't sell." Veteran colleagues joked that "we will retire before the Cyprus problem is solved."...

28. Christodoulides calls for honesty on 50th anniversary of Cyprus coup

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-calls-for-honesty-on-50th-anniversary-of-cyprus-coup

If we want to move forward, we must be honest, Cyprus President, Nikos Christodoulides, said on Monday, after a memorial service for those who fell during the July 15, 1974 coup of the Greek junta against President of Cyprus, Archbishop Makarios. He pointed out at the same time that “I am not here to give a pardon to anyone”...

29. 50 years since the 1974 coup in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/50-years-since-the-1974-coup-in-cyprus

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the July 15, 1974, coup d'état in Cyprus, orchestrated by the junta regime in Athens with the participation of EOKA B'....

30. Cyprus faces financial hit as Chinese consortium exits energy project

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-faces-financial-hit-as-chinese-consortium-exits-energy-project

Following the public admission by Energy Minister George Papaconstantinou, the agreed separation between Cyprus' Natural Gas Infrastructure Company (ETYFA) and the Chinese consortium CPP-METRON Consortium Ltd (CMC Ltd) is imminent, according to a report by Apostolos Tomaras in this Sunday's printed edition of Kathimerini....

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