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1. Cyprus secures €30 million EU grant for enhanced maritime surveillance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-secures-€30-million-eu-grant-for-enhanced-maritime-surveillance

Cyprus has secured an additional €30 million in funding from the European Commission to enhance its maritime surveillance capabilities. This funding follows the successful selection...

2. Ursula von der Leyen secures second term as EU Commission President

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ursula-von-der-leyen-secures-second-term-as-eu-commission-president

In a decisive move, the European Parliament has elected Ursula von der Leyen to serve a second term as President of the European Commission,...

3. Transparency concerns cloud EU vote on Ursula von der Leyen's presidency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transparency-concerns-cloud-eu-vote-on-ursula-von-der-leyen-s-presidency

The political fate of Ursula von der Leyen hangs in the balance today as 720 Members of the European Parliament convene in Strasbourg at 1 p.m. local time......

4. EU court rules against secrecy in COVID-19 vaccine contracts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-court-rules-against-secrecy-in-covid-19-vaccine-contracts

The European Commission was wrong to limit public access to certain details in contracts for COVID-19 vaccines, according to a ruling from the EU's second-highest court on Thursday....

5. EU Commission boycotts Hungarian presidency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commission-boycotts-hungarian-presidency

In a bold and unprecedented move, the European Commission announced today its decision to ''boycott'' the six-month Hungarian presidency of the Council of the European Union. This action is a direct response to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's controversial visits to Moscow and Beijing....

6. Cyprus surges in high-speed internet and tech jobs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-surges-in-high-speed-internet-and-tech-jobs

Cyprus is making notable progress in its digital transformation, with coverage of very high capacity networks (VHCN) reaching 77.1% in 2023, a 28.5% increase from the previous year, according to the Deputy Ministry of Research, Innovation, and Digital Policy....

7. Study reveals pros and cons of Great Sea Interconnector

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/study-reveals-pros-and-cons-of-great-sea-interconnector

Cyprus' Minister of Energy, Trade and Industry, George Papanastasiou, announced on Thursday that the comprehensive cost-benefit study for the Cyprus-Greece (Crete) electricity interconnection, known as the Great Sea Interconnector (GSI),...

8. Cyprus faces growing threat from drug-resistant bugs: Is there hope?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-growing-threat-from-drug-resistant-bugs-is-there-hope

In a bid to tackle a global health challenge, Cyprus is ramping up efforts to reduce the use of antibiotics in its livestock sector. This initiative comes as antimicrobial resistance poses a serious threat worldwide, leading to millions of deaths annually....

9. Cyprus ranks among top innovators in Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-ranks-among-top-innovators-in-europe

Among the best-performing countries in terms of innovation between 2023 and 2024 is Cyprus, according to the latest European Commission data....

10. No progress on Cyprus-Greece electricity interconnection project

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/no-progress-on-cyprus-greece-electricity-interconnection-project

No progress was made on the Cyprus side's position regarding the Crete-Cyprus electricity interconnection project during yesterday's teleconference, initiated by the European Commission and involving stakeholders from Greece and Cyprus....

11. Cyprus faces hurdles in connecting to European electricity grid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-hurdles-in-connecting-to-european-electricity-grid

A critical regional energy project aiming to connect Cyprus to the European electricity grid has hit significant roadblocks, threatening the country's bid to end its energy isolation as the last EU member-state without such a connection....

12. Stella Kyriakides steps down, backs von der Leyen reelection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stella-kyriakides-steps-down-backs-von-der-leyen-reelection

Stella Kyriakides, the European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, announced her decision to conclude her current mandate and return to Cyprus....

13. Cyprus requests €89.2M in EU grants for recovery plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-requests-€89-2m-in-eu-grants-for-recovery-plan

The European Commission received a payment request on Thursday from Cyprus for €89.2 million in grants, netting €76.9 million after pre-financing....

14. Green Line: Trade and crossings surge, irregular migration declines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/green-line-trade-and-crossings-surge-irregular-migration-declines

Trade and personal crossings across the Green Line in Cyprus saw significant increases in 2023, while irregular migration dropped by more than 50%, according to the annual European Commission report on the implementation of the Green Line Regulation published Thursday....

15. Cyprus risks losing €657M EU grant for Interconnector project, says Energy Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-risks-losing-€657m-eu-grant-for-interconnector-project-says-energy-minister

Energy Minister George Papanastasiou expressed concerns over the potential withdrawal of a €657 million subsidy by the European Commission for the electricity interconnection project between Cyprus and Greece......

16. Temu, Shein & Ali Express: EU cracks down on Chinese imports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/temu-shein-ali-express-eu-cracks-down-on-chinese-imports

The European Union is taking steps to clamp down on the surge of low-quality Chinese imports flooding its markets. According to sources speaking to the Financial Times, the EU plans to impose tariffs on cheap products from platforms like Temu, Shein, and AliExpress....

17. Athens warns Nicosia to reverse delays in power grid project

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-warns-nicosia-to-reverse-delays-in-power-grid-project

The ambitious electricity interconnection project linking Cyprus with the European power grids through Greece faces significant hurdles as tensions rise between Athens and Nicosia....

18. New pyramid scheme preys on Cypriots promising big profits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/new-pyramid-scheme-preys-on-cypriots-promising-big-profits

In a report by Hectoras Georgiou from Kathimerini, a new company named Metamax has recently popped up in Cyprus, promising substantial profits to users through its application. ...

19. Cyprus secures halloumi PDO status with 5-year plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-secures-halloumi-pdo-status-with-5-year-plan

Cyprus has been granted a 5-year transition period by the European Commission to comply with the requirements for the production of halloumi......

20. Great Sea Interconnector study outlines benefits July 11

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/great-seat-interconnector-study-outlines-benefits-july-11

The Greek Regulatory Authority for Energy (RAAEU) has made a significant decision regarding the methodology for calculating the regulated revenue......

21. European Commission targets tiger mosquitoes in Cyprus with €500,000 initiative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-commission-targets-tiger-mosquitoes-in-cyprus-with-€500-000-initiative

The European Commission announced on Friday a new initiative to eradicate Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in Cyprus....

22. Varosha resolution: PACE calls for return to legal owners

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/varosha-resolution-pace-calls-for-return-to-legal-owners

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on Thursday approved a resolution calling for the return of Varosha to its lawful inhabitants......

23. After the 'white smoke', phase two begins for von der Leyen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/after-the-white-smoke-phase-two-begins-for-von-der-leyen

The attempt to reassure Georgia Meloni to agree to the European Council's decision to back the trio of Ursula von der Leyen for a second term as President of the Commission, Antonio Costa as President of the European Council...

24. Eurobank gains green light for 100% acquisition of Hellenic Bank

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eurobank-gains-green-light-for-100-acquisition-of-hellenic-bank

The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (the “CySEC”) approved on 25 June 2024, the publication of the Takeover Bid Document for the acquisition by Eurobank S.A. of up to 100% of the issued share capital of Hellenic Bank, whose shares are listed on the Main Market of the Cyprus Stock Exchange (“CSE”). ...

25. Cyprus has a long way to go when it comes to EV's

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-has-a-long-way-to-go-when-it-comes-to-ev-s

Cyprus lags behind the rest of the European Union in the adoption of battery electric vehicles (BEVs), according to data from the European Alternative Fuels Observatory (EAFO). While growth is noted and targets seem achievable, the country's rate of electric car use remains among the lowest in the EU....

26. KEDIPES sends first approvals for mortgage-to-rent scheme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kedipes-sends-first-approvals-for-mortgage-to-rent-scheme

State-owned asset management company, KEDIPES began sending the first approvals for eligible borrowers as part of the government-funded mortgage-to-rent scheme....

27. Global giants eye battery storage project in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-giants-eye-battery-storage-project-in-cyprus

Major global companies like Tesla and Samsung have expressed interest in developing a battery-based electricity storage system in Cyprus, according to Minister of Energy, Trade, and Industry George Papanastasiou. ...

28. Politico: Ursula von der Leyen, António Costa, Kaja Kallas get top spots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/politico-ursula-von-der-leyen-antonio-costa-kaja-kallas-get-top-spots

In a significant development, negotiators from six EU leaders have reached an agreement on the allocation of top positions within the European Commission, European Council, and foreign policy service. ...

29. UK parties to support Cyprus reunification ahead of election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-parties-to-support-cyprus-reunification-ahead-of-election

UK political parties have responded to a call by the National Federation of Cypriots in the UK to pledge their support for a free and reunified Cyprus, as stipulated in relevant UN Security Council resolutions....

30. Philippine Foreign Secretary strengthens ties in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/philippine-foreign-secretary-strengthens-ties-in-cyprus

In a historic visit to Cyprus, Philippine Foreign Secretary Enrique A. Manalo met with Foreign Minister Constantinos Kombos to discuss strengthening bilateral relations between the two nations....

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