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18 June, 2024
 

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1. Ex minister worries Nicosia dropped IMO ball out of spite

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ex-minister-worries-nicosia-dropped-imo-ball-out-of-spite

A Cypriot former minister is calling on the new government to offer an explanation as to why the Republic of Cyprus failed to seek a nomination currently being sought by foe Turkey at a UN agency responsible for regulating shipping, hinting at revenge politics and calling on his party to seek answers...

2. House scrambles to keep ships under Cyprus flag

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-scrambles-to-keep-ships-under-cyprus-flag

The House health committee in the Republic of Cyprus is scrambling to amend healthcare legislation in a race against the clock, following reports that ship owners are trying to take their business elsewhere to avoid having to pay GESY tax...

3. House prepares bill on petition signatures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-prepares-bill-on-petition-signatures

A House committee in the Republic of Cyprus is discussing the right for private citizens to solicit petition signatures for new legislation, but the initiative may be easier said than done in a small country where people complain about disenfranchisement on the one hand and populism on the other...

4. Turkish Cypriots predict direct Russian flights to north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-predict-direct-russian-flights-to-north

Turkish media are citing information that Turkish Cypriots could be closer to getting direct flights between Russia and north Nicosia, an otherwise politically unworkable task due to the division of the island that has come under challenge in recent years...

5. Cypriot MEP spills the beans in spying scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-mep-spills-the-beans-in-spying-scandal

Cypriot MEP Demetris Papadakis is warning authorities on his native island to stay away from cover-up attempts and instead 'fully investigate' allegations of espionage and wiretapping by politicians and police using illegal malware...

6. Lawmakers approve private 'green line' armed cops

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawmakers-approve-private-police-along-green-line

The parliament in the Republic of Cyprus has approved legislation allowing the hiring and training of 300 private armed police officers tasked with combating illegal migration along the UN buffer zone, but regulations were still unclear...

7. Mavroyiannis open to gas for Turkey before solution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mavroyiannis-open-to-cypriot-gas-for-turkey-before-solution

AKEL-backed independent presidential candidate Andreas Mavroyiannis says Cyprus could sell natural gas to Turkey before a comprehensive solution can be reached on the island, marking a departure from official policy as well as the position of his opponents...

8. East-West orthodox split deepens in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/east-west-orthodox-split-deepens-in-cyprus

An interview with the Archbishop of Cyprus, who used unfavorable words for detractor bishops as well as the Patriarch of Moscow, is causing all sorts of reactions on the island where campaign drama is unfolding both in a highly contested presidential election and a looming replacement for head of church...

9. Archbishop ‘populist pick’ signals tough election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/archbishop-‘populist-pick-signals-tough-election-in-cyprus

The race to the hill got a lot more serious over the weekend after Archbishop Chrysostomos likened independent presidential candidate Nikos Christodoulides to politically unbowed Makarios, prompting a swift response from ruling party Dysi leader Averof Neophytou...

10. Cypriot former FM announces 'non-combative' 2023 run

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-former-fm-announces-non-combative-2023-run

Cypriot former foreign minister Nikos Christodoulides announced Thursday his non-partisan candidacy for president, with the career diplomat deviating from political norms and promising an all-inclusive, non-combative race...

11. Cyprus struggles to find anti-corruption auditors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-struggles-to-find-anti-corruption-auditors

Efforts to assign members to a transparency commission are said to be stalling in the Republic of Cyprus, with politicians from the opposition crying foul over connections between some candidates and the country’s disgraced golden passports program...

12. Locals up in arms over mosque plans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-up-in-arms-over-mosque-plans

Local residents in a village in Paphos are up in arms over hearsay that Syrian inhabitants in the community want to have a mosque in the small rural town, with the debate on migration getting more intense and political...

13. Ruling party wins as largest parties shrink

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ruling-party-wins-as-largest-parties-shrink

The ruling conservative party in the Republic of Cyprus came on top following Sunday’s parliamentary elections, but DYSI along with leftist AKEL, the two mainstream parties, both saw many supporters choosing smaller tickets...

14. Tatar on defense over PassportGate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-on-defense-over-passportgate

Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar says he would give up his Republic of Cyprus documents if there was a way, following new political controversy over citizenship on the divided island, with the newly-elected chief clarifying there were many reasons why his constituents in the north use passports issued in the south...

15. Trained cops but no animal police in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trained-cops-but-no-animal-police-in-cyprus

A new law in Cyprus will provide for up to ten police officers to be trained on handling animal cases, with critics accusing the government of failing to deliver on its promise to create a proper animal police...

16. President blames CIP failure on recklessness

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-blames-cip-failure-on-recklessness

Cyprus’ disgraced Citizenship by Investment Programme took a heavy toll after it was 'recklessly promoted' overseas, according to President Nicos Anastasiades, who testified on Tuesday before an independent committee, while telling reporters later that he would not revisit the matter until after probe findings are concluded...

17. MPs vote on budget hanging by a thread

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mps-vote-on-budget-hanging-by-a-thread

The House takes another vote on the state budget on Thursday, with representatives expected to pass the bill narrowly following behind-the-scenes consultations since the first time it was rejected in mid-December...

18. Paphos wipes out Ottoman street name

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-wipes-out-ottoman-street-name

The city council in Paphos has voted to rename Talaat Pasha street, after examining a request representing interests within the Armenian community...

19. Police in the dark over Kolossi fight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-in-the-dark-over-kolossi-fight

Police investigators remain in the dark over a violent confrontation with political undertones in Limassol on Wednesday, with reports saying an army captain in remanded custody is refusing to cooperate with law enforcement authorities...

20. Blame game in full swing after budget vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blame-game-in-full-swing-after-budget-vote

The government in the Republic of Cyprus faced an unprecedented challenge on Thursday, after failing to pass a 2021 budget in the House, with lawmakers approving stopgap measures to keep making payments for the next couple of months...

21. State budget battles rage on in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-budget-battles-rage-on-in-cyprus

Ruling party DYSI has been mounting a campaign over the last 24 hours to secure votes to pass the state budget, which is up in the air over golden passport probe wars, with added pressure also causing rifts even within smaller parties...

22. Woman found dead on Nicosia rooftop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-found-dead-on-building-roof-in-nicosia

Police are investigating the death of a European woman whose body was found on the roof of a building in downtown Nicosia ...

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