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1. 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...

2. FC president’s car torched in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/football-club-president-s-car-torched-in-limassol

Police are investigating an apparent vehicle arson against a football club president, who is also said to be running as a candidate for parliament in upcoming elections...

3. MPs approve publication of PEP bad loans list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mps-approve-publication-of-pep-bad-loans-list

Parliament on Thursday approved the publication of the list of politically exposed persons (PEP) with non-performing loans, known as the Yiorkadji list....

4. Dueling small parties help pass budget

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dueling-small-parties-help-pass-budget

The House in the Republic of Cyprus approved a revision of the government’s 2021 state budget on Thursday, following a month of consultations between the administration and small opposition parties that offered additional amendments to the bill...

5. 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...

6. 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....

7. 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...

8. Evidence destroyed in Edek probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/evidence-destroyed-in-edek-probe

A political party in the Republic of Cyprus is at the centre of a new investigation into possible obstruction of justice, after it emerged that important evidence into an ongoing probe had been destroyed...

9. 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....

10. EDEK party shrinks as turmoil escalates over ousted MEP

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/edek-party-shrinks-as-turmoil-escalates-over-ousted-mep

After the dramatic ousting of MEP Demetris Papadakis from socialist party Edek on Monday, the party continued to shrink throughout the week with the resignation of ten party members by Friday....

11. New wiretap law on the skids

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-wiretap-law-on-the-skids

The president and justice minister are set to meet on Monday to discuss a government phone tapping bill that passed the House on Friday, following concerns that last-minute amendments could be defeating the purpose...

12. 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...

13. 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....

14. 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. ...

15. 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...

16. 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...

17. 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...

18. Farmer disputes break out in Denia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farmer-disputes-break-out-in-denia

Greek Cypriot farmers were once again turned away from disputed land in the buffer zone, with reports suggesting they entered an area without permission...

19. 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...

20. 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

21. Elections 2019: Cyprus chooses

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

22. Kathimerini Poll: Sixth seat up in the air

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

23. EU elections poll: DISY leads, AKEL follows

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

24. 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'...

25. Optimism an elusive concept party leaders argue

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

26. Family lawyers up in unexplained flu death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/family-lawyers-up-in-unexplained-flu-death

The family of 34-year-old Stavros Georgiou, a healthy man who was recently in and out of the hospital until his untimely death, filed a medical negligence complaint through their lawyer...

27. Bill proposes up to five years for stalkers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-proposes-up-to-five-years-for-stalkers

A bill that would empower harassment and stalking victims is being delayed in the House in order for MPs to seek input from the legal department...

28. House passes state budget for 2019

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-passes-state-budget-for-2019

The House of Representatives Plenary on Friday approved by majority voting the 2019 state budget, that provides for a surplus amounting 3% of GDP...

29. Cyprus Airbnb bill gives neighbors a say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-airbnb-bill-gives-neighbors-a-voice

A nearly-complete Airbnb bill is heading back to the House committee, where a number of issues including tax exemptions and apartment rentals will need further clarification...

30. Health tourism professionals cry foul over election of Turkish Cypriot official

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-tourism-professionals-cry-foul-over-election-of-turkish-cypriot-official

The Cyprus Health Services Promotion Board is reportedly disturbed by the appointment of a Turkish Cypriot health official on the Global Healthcare Travel Council, following questions by Edek party MP Kostis Efstathiou...

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