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1. Cyprus mulls speed limit reduction to boost safety

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-mulls-speed-limit-reduction-to-boost-safety

The Department of Public Works in Cyprus has concluded a study proposing a reduction in speed limits from 50 km/h to 30 km/h in specific urban areas, aiming to curb accidents, decrease pollution, and foster eco-friendly transportation....

2. Cyprus firm on expanding Russia sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-firm-on-expanding-russia-sanctions

During the discussion at the European Union's Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) held in Brussels on Monday, Cyprus took a clear stance on the issue of EU sanctions against Russia for its invasion of Ukraine, which marks two years in two days. ...

3. Cyprus adapts to changing seas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adapts-to-changing-seas

In response to European sanctions on Russian shipping companies based in Cyprus and developments in the Mediterranean and the Red Sea, Cyprus is actively seeking to attract new companies from different markets....

4. EU unveils stricter fiscal rules for member states

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-unveils-stricter-fiscal-rules-for-member-states

The European Commission has introduced new fiscal rules aimed at promoting growth and financial discipline among member states. The framework, ...

5. Minister Kombos to support 13th Russian sanctions package

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-kombos-to-support-13th-russian-sanctions-package

Cyprus supports the 13th package of sanctions against Russia, Foreign Minister Constantinos Kombos said during the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels on Monday....

6. Paphos mayor alleges ETEK negligence in SAPA fallout

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-mayor-alleges-etek-negligence-in-sapa-fallout

Fresh revelations have emerged in the ongoing SAPA scandal following intense scrutiny in the Parliamentary Committee on Institutions....

7. Cabinet moves forward with plan to support Cyprus entrepreneurs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cabinet-moves-forward-with-plan-to-support-cyprus-entrepreneurs

Cyprus is gearing to set up a National Development Organisation which coupled with the Cyprus Equity Fund will promote entrepreneurship by covering financing gaps for small and medium-sized enterprises and start-ups, Minister of Finance Makis Keravnos said on Wednesday....

8. Electricity subsidy extends to vulnerable consumers until February's end

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/electricity-subsidy-extends-to-vulnerable-consumers-until-february-s-end

With its metaphorical ''finger on the trigger,'' the Ministry of Finance is vigilantly tracking the anticipated surges in the current....

9. Cyprus considers participation in Great Sea Interconnector project

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-considers-participation-in-great-sea-interconnector-project

In today's session of the Council of Ministers, the discussion continues on the proposal jointly submitted by Minister of Energy, Commerce, and Industry, George Papastasiou, and Minister of Finance......

10. European Central Bank considers rate cut, Spanish Governor suggests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-central-bank-considers-rate-cut-spanish-governor-suggests

The European citizens should know that that the European Central Bank’s next move will be a rate cut, Governor of the Bank of Spain and ECB Governing Council member......

11. Calls for increased electricity rates raise eyebrows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/calls-for-increased-electricity-rates-raises-eyebrows

The recent plea by the Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC) for significant electricity rate increases has raised eyebrows, especially as the possibility of bearing additional costs for the Vasiliko terminal looms. Does the parliament even exist? Is there a state? If so, let them finally play their part. Enough already!...

12. T/C's want incentives from G/C's to return to talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/t-c-s-want-incentives-from-g-c-s-to-return-to-talks

''I personally think there is flexibility in the positions expressed by the Turkish side" says British High Commissioner Irfan Siddiq, explaining that "they want to have the right to talk about a separate state...''...

13. President Christodoulides set for key talks with UN envoy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-christodoulides-set-for-key-talks-with-un-envoy

President Christodoulides announced on his arrival at the European Council's emergency summit that he will have another meeting with the UN Secretary-General's personal envoy, Maria Angelina Olguin Quejar, on Friday afternoon....

14. Interest rates extended, borrowers face dilemma

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interest-rates-extended-borrowers-face-dilemma

Last Thursday, the European Central Bank (ECB) opted to maintain interest rates, extending the uncertainty for borrowers regarding their loans and repayments....

15. Hungary's economy targeted in EU retaliation plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hungary-s-economy-targeted-in-eu-retaliation-plan

In a tense diplomatic standoff, officials in Brussels have allegedly devised a clandestine strategy aimed at Hungary's economy should Prime Minister Viktor Orbán persist in blocking a €50 billion support package for Ukraine....

16. Cypriot MPs decry threats to media freedom at European Assembly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-mps-decry-threats-to-media-freedom-at-european-assembly

Cypriot MPs Yiorgos Loukaides and Christiana Erotokritou spoke about the importance of freedom of speech and on the increasing......

17. Christodoulides links Turkish Cypriot rights violations to 1974 invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-links-turkish-cypriot-rights-violations-to-1974-invasion

Cypriot President Nikos Christodoulides addressed the Council of Europe's Parliamentary Assembly, emphasizing that any violation of Turkish Cypriot human rights ...

18. Germany and France propose radical restructuring of EU decision-making

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-and-france-propose-radical-restructuring-of-eu-decision-making

In an unprecedented move, Germany and France are advocating for profound changes in the operation and decision-making processes of the European Union (EU). ...

19. President addresses European court decisions in Strasbourg

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-addresses-european-court-decisions-in-strasbourg

President Nikos Christodoulides discussed issues related to the implementation of the decisions of the European Court of Human Rights......

20. House President praises France’s support for Cyprus in Paris meetings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-president-praises-france-s-support-for-cyprus-in-paris-meetings

The strategic cooperation between Cyprus and France in the key sectors of security, defence, energy, tourism, trade and education and the mutual will to further deepen them, were emphasised by the President of the Parliament Annita Demetriou and French officials, with whom she met on Wednesday as part of her visit to France....

21. Five tribes set political agenda for 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/five-tribes-set-political-agenda-for-2024

In a shift from traditional left-right divides, Europe's voters are now categorized into five distinct tribes, with upcoming elections in 2024 poised to revolve around major crises, including climate change, migration, economic turbulence, the war in Ukraine, and the ongoing impact of Covid....

22. Makis Keravnos voices concerns over geopolitical developments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/makis-keravnos-voices-concerns-over-geopolitical-developments

The global supply chain disruption and its economic impact on Europe and the world have raised concerns among Europeans....

23. Keravnos attends Brussels ECOFIN meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/keravnos-attends-brussels-ecofin-meeting

Minister of Finance Makis Keravnos is in Brussels to take part on Monday in the meetings of the Eurogroup and the EU Finance Ministers Council (ECOFIN)....

24. Big news! New EU data rules give you more control

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/big-news-new-eu-data-rules-give-you-more-control

In a significant development, the European Union's Data Act officially came into force today, ushering in a new era for data access and privacy in the EU market. ...

25. Diversity and the Church

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/diversity-and-the-church

The ongoing discussion in Greece regarding same-sex couples and parenting is poised to capture the attention of the political leadership and Cypriot society at some point. ...

26. Christodoulides: Reunification in 2024 despite 50 year anniversary

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-reunification-in-2024-despite-50-year-anniversary

Nikos Christodoulides emphasizes the significance of 2024, marking 50 years since the Turkish invasion and 20 years since Cyprus joined the EU....

27. President contemplates restart amidst manipulation claims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-contemplates-restart-amidst-manipulation-claims

The official first was Wednesday, January 10, for the new members of the Government after they officially received their portfolios from the President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulidis....

28. SppMedia, EPIC, and Deejay Radio hand over a cheque to Nicosia's Center

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sppmedia-epic-and-deejay-radio-hand-over-a-cheque-to-nicosia-s-center

The Epic Street Fest, which has now been established as an institution in the heart of the capital, is characterized by its philanthropic nature....

29. Christodoulides' strong message: Ignore sirens, focus on governance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-strong-message-ignore-sirens-focus-on-governance

The swearing-in and assumption of duties of the new ministers and officials of the government took place today (10/01), at the Presidential Palace....

30. UN's new special envoy heads to Cyprus in early February

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-s-new-special-envoy-heads-to-cyprus-in-early-february

Unless something unexpected happens, Maria-Angela Kouegiar is expected to arrive in Cyprus in the first ten days of February after the formal renewal of the mandate of the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) by the Security Council (SC) of the organization on January 30....

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