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06 December, 2022
 

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1. Op-ed: Has politics become a seedy business?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-has-politics-become-a-seedy-business

Last Friday's plenary session of the Parliament was marred by the speech of the now-independent MP Andreas Themistocleous on the occasion of the passage of the law on sexual education in schools....

2. Kathimerini poll: Christodoulides unaffected by electoral pressure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kathimerini-poll-christodoulides-unaffected-by-electoral-pressure

The countdown to the presidential elections has begun, and the Symmetron poll for Kathimerini reveals the critical issues that define the political environment. ...

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. Updates from the presidential campaign trail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/updates-from-the-presidential-campaign-trail

The Cyprus problem, women's issues and policemen's salaries, as well as agricultural policy and the illegal supply of fuel from the Turkish-occupied areas, were some of the issues which were put forward by presidential candidates on the election campaign trail on Wednesday....

5. The parallels between Athens in 2011 and Nicosia in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-parallels-between-athens-in-2011-and-nicosia-in-2022

In the last ten days, two horrific videos of racist attacks by Greek Cypriots against a Congolese woman in Larnaca and a young man from Pakistan in old Nicosia have come to light....

6. Foreclosures suspended until the end of October 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/foreclosures-suspended-until-the-end-of-october-2022

The Cyprus Parliament on Thursday passed a bill suspending foreclosures until the end of October,...

7. Parliament goes off script over controversial museum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliament-goes-off-script-over-controversial-museum

All hell broke loose this week in Cypriot parliament after opposition blocked state funds earmarked for an EOKA museum dedicated to Grivas, a highly divisive figure in the island’s history...

8. 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...

9. Cacophony emerges as Cyprus stalls foreclosure bills

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cacophony-emerges-as-cyprus-stalls-foreclosure-bills

The finance ministry in the Republic of Cyprus is scrambling for new ways to overcome an awkward impasse on two crucial foreclosure bills, after opposition parties blamed the administration for not doing enough to have the European Commission go along with amendments to protect bad loan guarantors...

10. Cyprus police reject school shooting plot claim

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-reject-school-shooting-plot-claim

Shocking allegations about a thwarted school shooting in rural Nicosia have been dismissed by police, who said the claim was blown out of proportion after a parents association official alluded to the incident when he told parliament there was tension in the community due to migration...

11. Census takers face hostility in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/census-takers-face-hostility-in-cyprus

Census workers in Cyprus are facing hostile residents during the ongoing campaign, as many citizens say they are worried about their personal information also being collected for sinister purposes...

12. Pro-migrant group says locals instigated Emba brawl

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pro-migrant-group-says-locals-instigated-emba-incident

A pro-migrant group has accused police of stalling an investigation following a violent incident in Paphos involving foreign nationals and locals, with the NGO saying a 'hate crime' perpetrated against refugees was being misrepresented in the media...

13. The state donated almost 7 million euros to parties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-state-donated-almost-7-million-euros-to-parties

A total of 6.9 million euros was donated by the state to parties and their youth organizations in 2021. ...

14. House votes in favor of an independent commission to combat corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-votes-in-favor-of-an-independent-commission-to-combat-corruption

After drawn-out debates before the House of Representatives, parliamentarians on Thursday passed a law establishing an independent Authority against corruption as well as a law regulating political lobbying....

15. Hoyle highlights strong Cyprus-UK friendship while MP's call for support on various issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hoyle-highlights-strong-cyprus-uk-friendship-while-mp-s-call-for-support-on-various-issues

The United Kingdom fully supports Cyprus, the Speaker of the House of Commons Sir Lindsay Hoyle told the Foreign and European Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives on Tuesday....

16. Asylum seekers jailed after social services incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-jailed-after-social-services-incident

Three asylum seekers ended up in handcuffs this week following an incident at a social services office in Paphos, with reports suggesting the there was an escalation after police arrived to investigate a complaint of public disturbance...

17. Man ordered to see shrink after flag incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-ordered-to-see-shrink-after-flag-incident

A Greek Cypriot man accused of indecent behavior following an attempt to place a Greek flag at a monument in the north has been ordered to see a psychiatrist...

18. 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...

19. Cyprus frets ‘pandoramonium’ overshadowing good work

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-frets-‘pandoramonium-overshadowing-good-work

The Cypriot finance ministry says a European Parliament resolution on Pandora Papers and subsequent criticism by local opposition is overshadowing the amount of good work that has been done on the island against illegal activities, as some parties are calling on the president to step down...

20. Low birth rate in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-low-birth-rate

A meeting was held by the Parliamentary Committee. Of great concern was the issue of low birth rates in Cyprus....

21. Cyprus raises bar for sake of normality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-raises-bar-for-sake-of-normality

The President’s Cabinet in the Republic of Cyprus has added a few finishing touches on its latest Safe Pass measures as daily COVID cases continue to rise, with the government allowing more flexibility for businesses willing to cater to people who are vaccinated...

22. Defense committee on hold over ELAM spot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defense-committee-on-hold-over-elam-spot

The chairman of the House Defense Committee in the Republic of Cyprus has blackballed the head of the nationalist party, saying he wants to the matter resolved before he can convene the first meeting...

23. Newly-formed census committee goes to ELAM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/newly-formed-census-committee-goes-to-elam

Nationalist party ELAM will preside over the newly-formed Census House committee in the Republic of Cyprus, after a recent disagreement between the two largest parties was ultimately resolved in what media pundits described as a solution based on Solomon’s judgment...

24. Cyprus parliament elects first madam speaker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-parliament-elects-first-madam-speaker

The newly-elected House in the Republic of Cyprus voted for the first woman ever to preside over the assembly on Thursday afternoon, with ruling party MP Annita Demetriou receiving the majority of the votes after an intense procedure...

25. ELAM throws hat in speakership race

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elam-throws-hat-in-speakership-race

Cyprus’ nationalist party ELAM says its president will seek the speakership of the House, following Sunday’s parliamentary elections that doubled the party’s seats while mainstream political movements lost ground...

26. 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...

27. Cypriot voters elect new Parliament

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-voters-elect-new-parliament

Voters in the Republic of Cyprus head to the polls on Sunday to elect a new House of Representatives, following a highly contested and unusual campaign that has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic...

28. All political parties barring ELAM to follow President to Geneva

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-political-parties-barring-elam-to-follow-president-to-geneva

All political parties except one have accepted President Nicos Anastasiades’ invitation to accompany him to Geneva at the end of April, when the UN will be hosting an informal five-party meeting on Cyprus....

29. 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...

30. 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...

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