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24 September, 2020
 

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1. Fierce battle over ‘Cyprus papers’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fierce-battle-over-‘cyprus-papers

A fierce battle over documents has began following Al Jazeera’s “Cyprus papers” on golden passports, with the audit office demanding to examine specific files and the interior ministry refusing to hand them over...

2. Bill criminalises prostitution in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-criminalises-prostitution-in-cyprus

A proposed legislation making paid sex a crime in the Republic of Cyprus is drawing criticism, after the country’s left wing declared the female body is not for sale and cannot be bought...

3. House passes bills mitigating pandemic repercussions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-passes-bills-mitigating-pandemic-repercussions

The House on Friday approved a wide array of bills, passing into law a wide array of bills seeking to keep Cyprus afloat as it is making its way through the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic....

4. MP fined for violating restriction measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mp-fined-for-violating-restriction-measures

Diko MP Zacharias Koulias was caught lunching at a Larnaca grill house on Saturday without going through the proper SMS procedure, with reports on Tuesday claiming he had called the Chief of Police to get out of the fine to no avail....

5. Opposition builds against planned quarry zone as thousands of trees may be axed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/opposition-builds-against-planned-quarry-zone-as-thousands-of-trees-may-be-axed

Intense reaction has been building up in recent days in opposition to plans to create a gravel quarry in the Delikipos forest, an extensive green patch in the Larnaca district, part of the network of Natura 2000 nature protection areas....

6. President’s air travel under scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-s-air-travel-under-scrutiny

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades is firing back at critics saying his use of a private jet owned by a Saudi billionaire has actually saved the state a lot of money, while opposition parties raise fears of dependency and quid pro quo with foreign donors...

7. 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...

8. 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...

9. 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...

10. Turkey criticized over Syria offensive during EP debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-criticized-over-syria-offensive-during-ep-debate

Turkey was heavily criticized on Wednesday for its military operation in north-east Syria, during a debate at the European Parliament plenary, in Strasbourg, while a relevant resolution is expected to be adopted on Thursday....

11. Foreclosure legislation unconstitutional

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreclosure-legislation-unconstitutional

The latest piece of legislation on foreclosures which was approved last Friday is unconstitutional...

12. Lifeline as Parliament accepts President's referral

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lifeline-as-parliament-accepts-president-s-referral

The House of Representatives has heeded warnings voting to accept the President's referral of legislation that would have made it difficult for banks to recover mortgaged non-performing exposures...

13. Finance Committee seeks compromise on foreclosures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-committee-seeks-compromise-on-foreclosures

The House of Representatives Finance Committee meets on Friday to discuss proposals that would normalize the legislative framework on foreclosures...

14. Central Banker mulls bridging framework on foreclosures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/central-banker-mulls-bridging-framework-on-foreclosures

The Central Bank will present recommendations aimed at rectifying the foreclosure framework it was announced on Thursday...

15. 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. ...

16. 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. ...

17. Cyprus parliament suspends foreclosures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-parliament-suspends-foreclosures

The House of Representatives voted in its last plenary before summer recess an amendment to the foreclosure law that foresees a freeze in foreclosures and suspension for loans eligible for the ESTIA loan relief plan...

18. New law criminalizes sex buyer behaviour

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-law-criminalizes-sex-buyers

The House has passed a law criminalizing customers who pay for sex with trafficked women, while it rejected an amendment that would provide a legal recourse for defendants who use a plea of ignorance as their defence...

19. House debates 'sex buyer' legislation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-debates-buying-sex-legislation

Two proposals in parliament on the purchase of sexual services have taken politicians and the public by storm, with human trafficking and sexual abuse of minors in the backdrop...

20. Warnings over new foreclosure legislation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/warnings-over-new-foreclosure-legislation

A total of five bills concerning a new foreclosure legislation are expected to be discussed on Thursday at a meeting of the House of Representatives Finance Committee...

21. Demetris Christofias gets final farewell

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-bids-farewell-to-former-president-demetris-christofias

The people of Cyprus bid on Tuesday farewell to former president Demetris Christofias, with a state funeral taking place in the afternoon at the Holy Church of God’s Wisdom...

22. Raid of CMA offices sparks debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/raid-of-cma-offices-sparks-debate

A raid by the Commission for the Protection of Competition was carried out on the building premises of the Cyprus Medical Association, stirring fierce debate with the newly-launched healthcare system in the backdrop...

23. 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

24. Elections 2019: Cyprus chooses

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

25. Kathimerini Poll: Sixth seat up in the air

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kathimerini-poll-sixth-seat-up-in-the-air

26. EU elections poll: DISY leads, AKEL follows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-elections-poll-disy-leads-akel-follows

27. The cost of playing fast and loose

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-cost-of-playing-fast-and-loose

As I was going over surveys into the perception of the electoral power of political parties in every EU member state, I revisited a quote from Oscar Wilde that said 'the truth is rarely pure and never simple'...

28. You know why

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/you-know-why

'You know why' was the nuanced slogan of DIKO party MP candidate Fytos Constantinou who was running his election campaign in 2011. The catchphrase was simple and smart according to communication experts, sending a message to all those who benefited from his presence in the Defence House committee...

29. Our View: Auditor’s actions lack moral compass

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/our-view-auditor-s-actions-lack-moral-compass

30. Optimism an elusive concept party leaders argue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/optimism-an-elusive-concept-party-leaders-argue
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