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1. Bill introduces femicide in penal code

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-introduces-femicide-in-penal-code

A new bill proposal calling for femicide to be recognized officially as a sex-based hate crime has been submitted to the House legal affairs committee, with proponents saying the term would be helpful for prosecutorial reasons while some critics say the law might be sexist...

2. MPs reject dissolution of parliament amid passports scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mps-reject-dissolution-of-parliament-amid-passports-scandal

After officially electing AKEL MP Adamos Adamou as the new House President following the resignation of Demetris Syllouris amid intense backlash against his involvement in the recent golden passports scandal, MPs on Thursday debated on whether parliament should be dissolved making way for early elections, with the proposal eventually rejected with 26 votes in favour and 30 against....

3. Syllouris accepts waiving of his parliamentary immunity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syllouris-accepts-waiving-of-his-parliamentary-immunity

President of the Cyprus Parliament Demetris Syllouris said Wednesday that he won’t stand in the way of his parliamentary immunity being waved to accommodate a probe launched by local police after a fresh batch of Al Jazeera allegations situated him at the epicentre of a massive corruption scandal involving the island’s golden passports scheme....

4. Bill to update definition of rape, tighten penalty to life

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-to-update-definition-of-rape-tighten-penalty-to-life

A bill tightening the penalty for rape to life in prison is set to be tabled before Parliament next week....

5. Golden passports scheme to remain as is

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/golden-passports-scheme-to-remain-as-is

The citizenship-by-investment program will not be terminated, nor will it be suspended for a short period as a way of managing the crisis developing crisis, the government decided during its Tuesday morning coffee at the Presidential Palace. What was strongly tabled was that a potential freezing or termination of the investment program at this point in time would send a message that the government is acting in light of the Al Jazeera publications, and that by extension, that it accepts them....

6. Curtain rising for citizenship-by-investment program

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/curtain-rising-for-citizenship-by-investment-program

The Presidency has before it four scenarios for dealing with the issue of purchased citizenships. The most likely possibility is that of suspending the investment program for a short period, as revealed by Kathimerini on Sunday....

7. House President calls for suspension of 'golden passports' scheme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-president-calls-for-suspension-of-golden-passports-scheme

House President Demetris Syllouris has formally suggested to President Nicos Anastasiades that the Cyprus citizenship-by-investment scheme is paused until decisions for its improvement or even complete termination are taken, and called for a meeting of party leaders to discuss the scheme that has recently attracted international attention after a document leak led to a series of articles and videos published by the media network Al Jazeera....

8. Tourism prospects completely lost, Famagusta hoteliers say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-prospects-completely-lost-famagusta-hoteliers-say

All tourism prospects for this year are definitively lost, the Famagusta branch of the Cyprus Hotel Association claimed after a meeting between its board of directors and the president of ruling party Disy Averof Neophytou....

9. Health Minister issues call to Cyprus public to remain vigilant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-issues-call-to-cyprus-public-to-remain-vigilant

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou called on the Cyprus public to stay vigilant and to continue taking personal protection measures as coronavirus is still among us, warning that we will remain unprotected until a vaccine is found....

10. Mass deportations underway in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mass-deportations-underway-in-cyprus

The Republic of Cyprus has begun expelling foreign nationals who have been turned down for asylum, citing concerns over security threats and changing demographics due to a migration crisis...

11. EU Commission notified of checkpoint closures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commission-notified-of-checkpoint-closures

The European Commission has been informed of the temporary closing of four checkpoints, and said it would continue monitoring the situation closely in order to ensure that each closure and health checks remain in accordance with the Green Line Regulation....

12. 85 UEFA red notices received by Cyprus police since 2011

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/85-uefa-red-notices-received-by-cyprus-police-since-2011

Cyprus police have received a sum of 85 red notices from UEFA since 2011 over football match fixing suspicions, Chief of Police Kypros Michaelides told the House Ethics Committee, which convened to discuss the urgent matter of establishing a National Action Plan to combat corruption in sports....

13. Disy President holds meeting with Greek FM in Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/disy-president-holds-meeting-with-greek-fm-in-athens

14. New Ayia Napa mayor to fight for autonomy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-ayia-napa-mayor-to-fight-for-autonomy

Newly-elected Ayia Napa mayor says he will stay the course in the fight to keep the resort town autonomous, while pushing for reform...

15. Finance committee releases Jiu Jitsu money

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-committee-releases-jiu-jitsu-money

The finance committee has released funds set aside to pay for Jiu Jitsu, despite accusations from MPs on the left that something did not add up in the recently-launched cash rebate scheme...

16. MPs stalling Jiu Jitsu cash rebate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mps-stalling-jiu-jitsu-cash-rebate

A cheque for €8.5 million to pay for Jiu Jitsu, a film starring Nicolas Cage, is being held up in the Cypriot parliament as opposition parties are blocking the cash rebate and asking questions...

17. Some new faces in cabinet reshuffle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/some-new-faces-in-cabinet-reshuffle

The government has announced the latest Cabinet shuffle by President Nicos Anastasiades, with a combination of current office holders appointed to new posts and the appearance of some new faces...

18. Attorney general weighs in on spy van

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-attorney-general-weighs-in-on-spy-van

The attorney general of the Republic of Cyprus has appointed a special investigator in the “spy van” case, while the Israeli company that sells controversial surveillance vehicles is calling on authorities to investigate what it calls a “false accusations” campaign...

19. Neophytou: The solution framework is clear

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/neophytou-the-solution-framework-is-clear

Mr. Neophytou was speaking following a meeting with the Russian Ambassador, Stanislav Osachi, as the DISY President intensifies efforts to inform the ambassadors of UN Security Council states on the Cyprus issue, EEZ and Varosha. ...

20. Kyriakides up to the task for EU health

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-up-to-the-task-for-eu-health

Cyprus’ EU Commissioner-designate, Stella Kyriakides, who has been selected as the new EU Health Commissioner, says she is ready for the challenge...

21. Stella Kyriakidou: Climate change and gender equality a priority for the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stella-kyriakidou-climate-change-and-gender-equality-a-priority-for-the-eu

There have been many who have questioned the EU because of the economic crisis that has emerged in recent years. Today we are coming out of this crisis and we realize that the EU still has a lot to offer....

22. Foreclosures: Parliament rejects President's referral

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreclosures-parliament-rejects-president-s-referral

The House of Representatives today rejected a presidential referral regarding a number of foreclosure legislation amendments. ...

23. Cyprus nominates Stella Kyriakidou as country's new European Commissioner

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-nominate-stella-kyriakidou-as-country-s-new-european-commissioner

Cyprus nominates DISY MP Stella Kyriakidou as the country's new European Commissioner. ...

24. Famagusta mayor Alexis Galanos passes away

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/famagusta-mayor-alexis-galanos-passes-away

Alexis Galanos, who served as the 7th President of the House of Representatives, between 1991-1996, passed away while on holidays in Greece. ...

25. The truisms of Mr Pamboridis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-truisms-of-mr-pamboridis

Will the Democratic Rally’s political bureau tackle all the issues or are they going to sweep things under the rug on the pretense that DISY remains the strongest party?...

26. Against all odds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/against-all-odds

27. Cyprus' MEPs pledge to work together

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-meps-pledge-to-work-together

Republic of Cyprus’ six newly-elected Members of the European Parliament pledged to work to promote the national problem and the issues facing the people on the island...

28. DISY maintains leadership with 29.01% of the vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/disy-maintains-leadership-with-29-01-of-the-vote

29. Elections 2019: Cyprus chooses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elections-2019-cyprus-chooses

30. Trump’s bimonthly report on Cyprus sent to Congress

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-s-bimonthly-reports-on-cyprus-sent-to-congress
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