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19 January, 2021
 

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1. Top editor quits over Anastasiades claim

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/top-editor-quits-over-anastasiades-claim

A renowned journalist and editor-in-chief at Kathimerini Cyprus has resigned his post amid backlash from a piece he wrote on Sunday, where he claimed Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades let slip information that he had been flying millions generated from golden passports to the Seychelles on private flights...

2. Protesters march against lockdown measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-march-against-lockdown-measures

Two people were arrested on Saturday in connection with a demonstration downtown Nicosia, where a group of citizens gathered to protest against a partial lockdown that went into effect Sunday morning...

3. Cyprus, Portugal agree to take ties to next level

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-portugal-agree-to-take-ties-to-next-level

Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides paid an official visit to Portugal’s capital on Thursday for a tête-à-tête with his Portuguese counterpart Augusto Santos Silva on the occasion of Portugal’s assumption of the presidency of the Council of the European Union on January 1....

4. Cyprus shocked over chaos in Washington

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-shocked-over-chaos-in-washington

The will of the people as freely expressed in elections must be respected, Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides said in the light of the siege of the Capitol Hill in Washington...

5. Parliament votes state budget down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliament-votes-state-budget-down

Parliament on Thursday voted the 2021 state budget down with 29 votes against and 24 in favour....

6. Electors pick Biden

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/electors-pick-biden

President-elect Joe Biden delivered a forceful rebuke on Monday to President Donald Trump’s attacks on the legitimacy of his victory, hours after winning the state-by-state Electoral College vote that officially determines the US presidency...

7. Anti-vaxxers clash with police in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anti-vaxxers-clash-with-riot-police-in-nicosia

Riot police clashed with protesters in west Nicosia on Thursday, where a demonstration took place against vaccinations and health restrictions imposed by the government...

8. Trump okays Biden transition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-okays-biden-transition

After weeks of waiting, President Donald Trump’s administration on Monday cleared the way for President-elect Joe Biden to transition to the White House, giving him access to briefings and funding even as Trump vowed to continue fighting the election results...

9. Obama offers piece of the puzzle in Greek debt crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/obama-offers-piece-of-the-puzzle-in-greek-debt-crisis

Apart from providing key insights into a special (in many respects) presidency, Barack Obama’s memoir contains some very interesting references to the Greek debt crisis and the way in which the major European powers chose to deal with the situation....

10. Turkish Cypriots demonstrate against Ankara's intervention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-demonstrate-against-turkish-intervention

Thousands of Turkish Cypriots took the streets on Tuesday evening to demonstrate in favour of democracy and against Turkish interference in local affairs...

11. Biden plans ahead as Trump refuses to concede

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-plans-ahead-as-trump-refuses-to-concede

Democrat Joe Biden began preparing on Sunday to deal with the coronavirus and other problems that will confront him as president of a divided America, while President Donald Trump planned campaign-style rallies to contest the election...

12. Cypriots to protest over golden passports probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/citizens-to-protest-over-passport-probe

A new demonstration will take place outside the Presidential Palace on Friday, with protesters gathering to express their frustration over the government’s handling of the golden passport scandal and demand that officials take ownership of the crisis...

13. Cyprus President condemns Vienna attacks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-condemns-vienna-attacks

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades strongly condemned the “heinous attacks” that shook Vienna on Monday night....

14. Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit registration now open!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/digital-agenda-cyprus-summit-registration-now-open

The 3rd Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2020 will take place online tomorrow, Wednesday October 21, and participation is free of charge. The Summit will seek to highlight significant issues and particularities of today’s world, while addressing the heightened needs for specialized knowledge against the backdrop of our ever-changing reality. ...

15. Despo Lefkariti at Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/despo-lefkariti-at-digital-agenda-cyprus-summit-2020

After her studies in Marketing in London, she started her career in the family petroleum company Petrolina Hellas in Greece. In 1985 she retuned to Cyprus and founded DELEMA, one of the largest and most creative communication agencies in Cyprus, affiliated with MCCANN Worldgroup, the largest and most effective communication network in the world. She is the president of FED (Self-Regulation association) and SDEK (communication agencies association). She also served as vice-president of the European Association of Young Entrepreneurs YES for Europe....

16. Michalis Persianis at Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/michalis-persianis-at-digital-agenda-cyprus-summit-2020

Michalis Persianis has been Corporate Affairs Director at Bank of Cyprus since 2015. ...

17. Leonidas A. Phylactou at Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/leonidas-a-phylactou-at-digital-agenda-cyprus-summit-2020

18. Antonis Polemitis at Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/antonis-polemitis-at-digital-agenda-cyprus-summit-2020

Mr. Polemitis has two decades of experience in higher education, private equity, and software development. He has a deep understanding of global higher education, having served as a CEO, investor, board member, instructor and technology developer in the field. He has been a principal or advisor for a broad range of corporate financings in the United States, Europe, Latin America and India, ranging from multi-billion dollar industrial buyouts to early stage venture capital. He has also led the development of high-scale cloud-based technology platforms in multiple industries....

19. Stella Kyriakides at Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stella-kyriakides-at-digital-agenda-cyprus-summit-2020

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

20. A historic verdict and a more united Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/a-historic-verdict-and-a-more-united-greece

The Greek justice system rose to the occasion and delivered a historic verdict that also confirms Greece’s image as a free democracy governed by the rule of law. Behind the voters’ rejection of Golden Dawn and the party’s condemnation by the institutions lies a good deal of human suffering – the agony of a mother whose child was murdered, but also of so many others who suffered violence and humiliation at the hands of the criminal organization....

21. Ken Hughes at Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2020 once again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ken-hughes-at-digital-agenda-cyprus-summit-2020-once-again

Ken Hughes is now acknowledged as being one of the world’s leading authorities on consumer, shopper and cyber shopper behaviour. He is internationally renowned for helping his largely blue-chip client base to understand the physical, digital and future consumer....

22. Kinvara Balfour at Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kinvara-balfour-at-digital-agenda-cyprus-summit-2020

Lady Kinvara Balfour advises companies big and small (Jimmy Choo, Richemont, Smythson, UBS, Evian, Coutts to name a few) on what is cool out there in the zeitgeist. She understands the worlds of tech, fashion and popular culture and the psychology that drives them....

23. Greek court rules Golden Dawn party criminal organization

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-court-rules-golden-dawn-party-criminal-organization

A Greek court ruled on Wednesday that the far-right Golden Dawn party was operating as a criminal organization, delivering a landmark guilty verdict in a marathon five-year trial....

24. Jacqueline Kassteen at Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jacqueline-kassteen-at-digital-agenda-cyprus-summit-2020

Jacqueline Kassteen has 20 years of marketing experience in international education, student travel, publishing, lead generation, retail, and financial services....

25. Asif Sadiq at Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asif-sadiq-at-digital-agenda-cyprus-summit-2020

Asif is Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion at adidas, prior to which he was the Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging for The Telegraph Media Group. He was previously the Head of Diversity and Inclusiveness for EY Financial Services and the Head of the Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Unit for the City of London Police. He is a Multi-Award Winning Diversity and Inclusion expert with over 15 years experience and a proven track record in achieving operational and strategic targets, managing quality, performance, risk and change....

26. EP adopts resolution condemning Turkey's EastMed activities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ep-adopts-resolution-condemning-turkey-s-eastmed-activities

With 601 votes in favour, 57 against and 36 abstentions, the European Parliament adopted a Resolution condemning Turkey’s activities in the EEZ of Greece and Cyprus, ahead of next week’s extraordinary European Council summit that will focus on the heightened tensions in the eastern Mediterranean....

27. Turkey-Cyprus dispute holding up EU's Belarus sanctions, diplomats say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-cyprus-dispute-holding-up-eu-s-belarus-sanctions-diplomats-say

European Union sanctions on Belarus are being delayed by a separate dispute between Cyprus and Turkey over energy resources in the Eastern Mediterranean, four EU diplomats said, in the latest sign of paralysis in the bloc's foreign policy....

28. Passports under the watchful eye of the Commission

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passports-under-the-watchful-eye-of-the-commission

29. Health protocols issued for Cyprus demonstrations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-protocols-issued-for-cyprus-demonstrations

As the island continues to scramble to manage its coronavirus pandemic, justice minister Emily Yioliti and the police put their heads together on Monday morning to come up with rules that will apply for protests and demonstrations, after hundreds of anti-maskers took to the streets on Saturday in defiance of health and safety rules in place....

30. Cyprus to draw over €2.7b from EU pandemic recovery fund

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-draw-over-€2-7b-from-eu-pandemic-recovery-fund

European Union leaders reached a deal on a massive stimulus plan for their coronavirus-blighted economies at a pre-dawn meeting on Tuesday after a fractious summit that went through the night and into its fifth day....

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