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1. Will Cabinet decide to extend electricity subsidies?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/will-cabinet-decide-to-extend-electricity-subsidies-to-consumers

The government is poised to discuss the renewal of the electricity subsidy measure, set to expire on June 30, at its upcoming Cabinet meeting, according to a report by Kathimerini's Hectoras Georgiou....

2. Small homeless communities pop up in US cities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/small-homeless-communities-pop-up-in-us-cities

In a dreary part of downtown Atlanta, shipping containers have been transformed into an oasis for dozens of previously unsheltered people who now proudly call a former parking lot home....

3. Ministry takes action against illegal dumping sites fueling fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-takes-action-against-illegal-dumping-sites-fueling-fires

The big fire in Paphos has exposed some major issues: not only were the firefighting resources inadequate, but it also showed the government's long-standing negligence regarding illegal fires. ...

4. Pournara: From 3145 to 245 migrants in two years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pournara-from-3145-to-245-migrants-in-two-years

The influx of irregular migrants into Cyprus has markedly declined following stringent government measures. Illustrative of this trend is the Pournara accommodation center, ...

5. US sanctions target Russian-Cypriot connections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/us-sanctions-target-russian-cypriot-connections

A Cypriot connection has emerged among the latest targets of US sanctions against Russia, with the US Treasury Department announcing penalties on Wednesday affecting individuals and entities linked to Cyprus. ...

6. Profits soared in Cyprus banking sector in 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/profits-soared-in-cyprus-banking-sector-in-2023

The Cyprus banking sector experienced a significant surge in profitability by the end of 2023, as indicated by key financial indicators from the Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC)....

7. Turkey grapples with stray dog crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-grapples-with-stray-dog-crisis

Dogs rush over and greet Nilgul Sayar when she arrives by car to feed them in the countryside near Istanbul, one of many Turks with affection for Turkey’s estimated four million stray dogs, whose fate now lies in the government’s hands....

8. UN marks first International Day of Potato

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-marks-first-international-day-of-potato

Today is the first UN International Day of Potato, an effort to celebrate and promote the potato's critical role in improving global nutrition, fighting hunger and poverty......

9. Cyprus investment funds increase by €293 Million

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-investment-funds-increase-by-€293-million

The total assets of investment funds in Cyprus grew by approximately €293 million, or 4.5%, in March 2024 compared to December 2023, reaching €6.78 billion....

10. Former bomb suspect's bid to join Cyprus Police thwarted by past

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-bomb-suspect-s-bid-to-join-cyprus-police-thwarted-by-past

In a surprising turn of events, the ambitions of an individual seeking to join the ranks of Cyprus's police and fire departments were abruptly halted due to a shadow from the past. ...

11. Cyprus owes the UK over £1.4M in London congestion charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-owes-the-uk-over-£1-4m-in-london-congestion-charges

Transport for London (TfL), the authority managing the British capital’s transportation system, has published an updated list of foreign embassies that have refused to pay the Congestion Charge, a fee imposed since 2003 on vehicles entering the city center....

12. Cyprus inaugurates Troodos Observatory to boost space research and astrotourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-inaugurates-troodos-observatory-to-boost-space-research-and-astrotourism

President Nikos Christodoulides inaugurated the Troodos Observatory in Agridia village on Sunday, marking a significant step in Cyprus' burgeoning space research and technology sector....

13. First black astronaut nominee fulfils space dream after 60 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-black-astronaut-nominee-fulfils-space-dream-after-60-years

Ed Dwight, America’s first Black astronaut candidate, finally rocketed into space 60 years later, flying with Jeff Bezos’ rocket company on Sunday....

14. Little penguins dwindle to 120 amid port development threats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/little-penguins-dwindle-to-120-amid-port-development-threats

A once-thriving population of little penguins on a tourist island off Perth’s coast has plummeted to no more than 120 birds, with plans to build a container port in nearby foraging grounds further threatening the survival of the colony....

15. Banking sector's pledge to environmental transition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/banking-sector-s-pledge-to-environmental-transition

Eliza has been the Executive Director of Finance since October 2019 and since October 2021 she has been an Executive Member of the Bank of Cyprus Board of Directors....

16. Climate crisis, a health emergency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/climate-crisis-a-health-emergency

On December 1, 2019, Ms. Kyriakides assumed the role of European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety....

17. Chinese president's visits to Serbia and Hungary yield new economic deals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-president-s-visits-to-serbia-and-hungary-yield-new-economic-deals

When Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Hungary last week, he arrived to one of the few places in the European Union where his country is considered......

18. Melinda Gates steps down from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/melinda-gates-steps-down-from-bill-and-melinda-gates-foundation

Melinda Gates Steps Down from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Receives $12.5 Billion Settlement in Divorce Agreement ...

19. Cryptocurrency seized in Cyprus as fraud network unravels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cryptocurrency-seized-in-cyprus-as-fraud-network-unravels

A well-established international cryptocurrency fraud, dismantled recently, resulted in numerous victims and significant profits for a criminal network....

20. China's leader targets Hungary, Serbia for investments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-s-leader-targets-hungary-serbia-for-investments

Chinese leader Xi Jinping will spend most of his five-day tour in Europe this week in two small countries in the continent’s eastern half, a region that Beijing has used as a foothold for its expanding economic ambitions in Europe....

21. AstraZeneca faces lawsuits over vaccine's rare blood-clotting risk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/astrazeneca-faces-lawsuits-over-vaccine-s-rare-blood-clotting-risk

AstraZeneca has admitted that its COVID-19 vaccine could cause a rare but deadly blood-clotting condition, potentially exposing the UK pharmaceutical......

22. Government unveils ambitious housing strategy, Minister Ioannou reveals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-unveils-ambitious-housing-strategy-minister-ioannou-reveals

The government has set the people and their servicing without undue inconvenience at the core of its policies, Minister of the Interior Constantinos Ioannou said on Tuesday, adding the Ministry is working on issuing of public documents the Civil Registry Department. ...

23. Cyprus leads EU with highest rate of asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-eu-with-highest-rate-of-asylum-seekers

Cyprus had the highest rate of registered first-time applicants for asylum compared to its population in January 2024, according to the latest monthly asylum data released by Eurostat....

24. Two Russians held for alleged spy activities in Germany

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-russians-held-for-alleged-spy-activities-in-germany

Two Russian nationals have been arrested in southern Germany suspected of plotting sabotage attacks on US military facilities, German prosecutors announced on Thursday....

25. Tensions mount over 'Great Sea Interconnector'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/tensions-mount-over-great-sea-interconnector

The Greek Energy Minister, Theodoros Skylakakis, expressed frustration at the Delphi Economic Forum regarding the tactics employed by the Cypriot government concerning the final investment decision on the Great Sea Interconnector power cable. ...

26. 4,000 lives lost in a single blast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/4-000-lives-lost-in-a-single-blast

In the midst of conflict, even the most unexpected victims are not spared from tragedy, as evidenced by the devastating impact on IVF embryos in Gaza. ...

27. AstroBank's record-breaking year: €30.4M in profits for 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/astrobank-s-record-breaking-year-€30-4m-in-profits-for-2023

AstroBank reported Profit After Tax of €30.4 million for 2023, representing a return on equity (RoE) of 13.9%, compared with €12.2 million and RoE of 6.2% for 2022, achieving an increase on profit of 150%, mainly due to increased interest income....

28. Edward Guk's pizza revolution at The SeaBlings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/edward-guk-s-pizza-revolution-at-the-seablings

Edward Guk, a 24-year-old culinary sensation with roots in Russia and training from the esteemed Le Cordon Bleu London, has been causing quite a stir with his pizza creations at The SeaBlings in Limassol....

29. EU's passage of migration pact shrouded in controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-passage-of-migration-pact-shrouded-in-controversy

A ''Historic'' moment for Europe, as the Migration and Asylum Pact was approved by the plenary session of the European Parliament a few hours ago....

30. US transfers seized Iranian arms to aid Ukraine's defense

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-transfers-seized-iranian-arms-to-aid-ukraine-s-defense

US Central Command (CENTCOM) revealed on Tuesday that the United States has transferred a substantial arsenal, including machine guns, sniper rifles, rocket launchers, and ammunition, seized from Iran to Ukraine....

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