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01 December, 2022
 

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1. Austria to EU: Deport refugees to Rwanda pending asylum approval

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austria-to-eu-deport-refugees-to-rwanda-pending-asylum-approval

The Austrian Interior Minister, Gerhard Karner, has called for the EU to establish asylum procedures in safe third countries, similar to models that Denmark and the United Kingdom have agreed to operate....

2. Former Justice Minister Kypros Chrysostomides dies at age 80

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-justice-minister-kypros-chrysostomides-dies-at-age-80

Lawyer and politician Kypros Chrysostomidis passed away at the age of 80. He had health issues in recent years. His funeral will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. in Nicosia's Church of Saints Constantine and Helen. From 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., his family will accept condolences....

3. Cyprus scolded for failing to transpose EU laws

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scolded-for-failing-to-transpose-eu-laws

The European Commission has sent letters of formal notice to Cyprus for having failed to notify national measures transposing two directives regarding road safety...

4. Cyprus helps uncover VAT carousel fraud

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-helps-uncover-vat-carousel-fraud

Cypriot authorities swung into action after an investigation of fraudulent activity in Portugal was expanded through the European Public Prosecutor’s Office, with several companies on the island reportedly linked to a scheme that cost Lisbon tens of millions in tax revenue...

5. Lawyer Andreas Pittadjis denies all charges in 'golden passport' trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-andreas-pittadjis-denies-all-charges-in-golden-passport-trial

Based on the findings of the Nicolatos Committee, the four defendants in the criminal case involving Al Jazeera news network reporting and the events surrounding the naturalization of foreign investors and businessmen were brought before the Nicosia Permanent Criminal Court....

6. Lawyers in Cyprus oppose backlog regulations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyers-in-cyprus-oppose-backlog-regulations

Lawyers in the Republic Cyprus are planning a demonstration against regulations aimed at expediting backlogged court cases, amid efforts by the state to speed up one of the world’s slowest administration of justice...

7. Cyprus improving its anti money laundering compliance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-improving-its-anti-money-laundering-compliance

Cyprus has recorded some progress in improving its level of compliance with Financial Action Task Force (FATF) standards on combating money laundering and the financing of terrorism,...

8. Cyprus wants to get in on fast-track gas to EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-to-get-in-on-fast-track-gas-to-eu

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades is calling on Brussels to help encourage companies to move fast and include the island in plans to supply Europe with natural gas from the eastern Mediterranean...

9. Almost half of nurses and midwives in Cyprus approve of euthanasia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/almost-half-of-nurses-and-midwives-in-cyprus-approve-of-euthanasia

Almost half - 49% - of the members of the Cyprus Nurses and Midwives Association (CyNMA) said they were positive about the possibility of euthanasia for people who are suffering, according to the results of a survey regarding euthanasia, suicide assisted by health professionals and assisted dying....

10. Black Friday: See how the annual shopping event is shaping up (photos)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/black-friday-see-how-the-annual-shopping-event-is-shaping-up-photos

On Thursday afternoon, sales began to increase significantly, particularly in shopping centers that benefited from favorable weather conditions, however, as of Friday morning, traffic appears to be somewhat subdued, at least in comparison to the corresponding images from 2019....

11. Cypriot MEP gets terrorist sticker after Russia vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-mep-gets-terrorist-sticker-after-russia-vote

Terrorist stickers slapped on doors outside the offices of EU lawmakers who voted against declaring Russia a 'state sponsor of terrorism' prompted Cypriot MEP Niyazi Kizilyurek, who was among those targeted, to argue on Twitter that punishing an entire nation could only escalate the crisis...

12. Report highlights police inaction in cases of violence against women in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-highlights-police-inaction-in-cases-of-violence-against-women-in-cyprus

The Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO)’s first review of existing policy approaches and legislation on violence against women in Cyprus has revealed many areas in which redoubled action is needed to comply with the standards of the Istanbul Convention. ...

13. Brussels urging guidelines for NGO boats in the midst of France-Italy migrant dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brussels-urging-guidelines-for-ngo-boats-in-the-midst-of-france-italy-migrant-dispute

The European Commission is pushing to create guidelines for the NGO boats rescuing migrants off Europe’s shores as part of a plan to reduce the number of asylum seekers heading to the Continent....

14. 14 billion euros of loans on ice due to the suspension of foreclosure sales

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/14-billion-euros of-loans-on-ice-due-to-the-suspension-of-foreclosure-sales

In Cyprus, credit purchasing companies manage over 80,000 loans totaling €20 billion....

15. Rift over gas cap looms over EU energy crisis plans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rift-over-gas-cap-looms-over-eu-energy-crisis-plans

EU energy ministers meet in Brussels on Thursday to approve the latest set of emergency measures to mitigate an energy crisis, but the plans risk being eclipsed by disagreements over whether and how to cap gas prices...

16. Russian-born lawyer in Cyprus throws hat in ring

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-born-lawyer-in-cyprus-throws-hat-in-ring

Local media this week got wind of a possible presidential run by a Limassol-based corporate lawyer, who was born in Russia before the dissolution of the Soviet Union and believes Cyprus should be a neutral state...

17. EY Cyprus presents the Transparency Report 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-cyprus-presents-the-transparency-report-2022

ΕΥ Cyprus has released its Transparency Report 2022, which provides an update on the firm’s efforts to execute high-quality audits, identify and mitigate risks and enhance trust in business and the capital markets, in support of sustainable, long-term value creation. ...

18. Who benefits from the proposed rent-to-mortgage scheme?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/who-benefits-from-the-proposed-rent-to-mortgage-scheme

The "Rent vs Instalment Scheme", now known as the "mortgage to rent" scheme, is nearing completion, with implementation set to begin in January 2023. ...

19. Immigration as a matter of national survival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-immigration-as-a-matter-of-national-survival

The migration issue, along with Turkey's ongoing threats and galloping inflation due to the explosion in energy prices, undoubtedly ranks first in the hierarchy of Cypriot citizens' concerns....

20. Iranian who inspired ‘The Terminal’ dies at Paris airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/iranian-who-inspired-‘the-terminal-dies-at-paris-airport

An Iranian man who lived for 18 years in Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport and whose saga loosely inspired the Steven Spielberg film “The Terminal” died Saturday in the airport that he long called home, officials said....

21. FTX's European operations suspended indefinitely

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ftx-s-european-operations-suspended-indefinitely

The company is taking a wait-and-see approach until further notice in order to deal with FTX International and the more than $8 billion hole it has created...

22. Spyware and political games

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spyware-and-political-games

The European Parliament's Committee of Inquiry's draft report on the use of spyware in the EU was lengthy and comprehensive, but in the case of Cyprus, a sizable portion of the information was a repetition of already well-known facts and concerns about the absence of the required institutional framework. ...

23. Finance Minister calls for the repeal of foreclosure suspension

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-minister-calls-for-the-repeal-of-foreclosure-suspension

The Ministry of Finance proposes delaying the law on divestiture suspension. ...

24. Consumer protection laws - 'Offers' that are real offers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/consumer-protection-laws-offers-that-are-real-offers

Ms. Elena Papachristoforou, a consumer service and protection officer, explained the legal framework in consumer protection and the impact of the new amendments on consumers and traders on the radio show "News Release" on SPOR FM 95.0....

25. Looking for a strategy to suspend foreclosure sales

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/looking-for-a-strategy-to-suspend-foreclosure-sales

To protect vulnerable borrowers and stop the economy from being impacted by decisions that could harm its integrity, a strategy for the new potential three-month suspension of foreclosure sales is being sought. ...

26. Initial PEGA report - Cyprus is an appealing destination for spy goods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/initial-pega-report-cyprus-is-an-appealing-destination-for-spy-goods

27. Cyprus' natural gas could be key to 'unlocking' the Cyprus problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-natural-gas-could-be-key-to-unlocking-the-cyprus-problem

The three candidates for the Presidency of the Republic, Averof Neofytou, Andreas Mavroyiannis and Nikos Christodoulides, outlined their positions at an event on the delimitation of maritime zones in the Eastern Mediterranean",...

28. Budget approved for 1,000 charging stations across the island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/budget-approved-for-1-000-charging-stations-across-the-island

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal submitted by the Ministry of Transport for the installation of 1,000 public charging stations for electric vehicles, with a budget of 3.7 million euros....

29. Cyprus adopts litmus test on visas for Russians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adopts-litmus-test-on-visas-for-russians

Russian citizens wishing to travel to Cyprus will soon need to prove they do not support their president Vladimir Putin, with reports confirming the Cypriot government joined stricter EU-wide measures half a year after Ukraine’s president called on Nicosia to get tough on the island’s Russians...

30. Cypriot author talks illegal surveillance with PEGA

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-journalist-talks-illegal-surveillance-with-pega

Cypriot author Makarios Drousiotis said on Wednesday that illegal surveillance was still taking place in the Republic of Cyprus, as European lawmakers were on the island for a second day of meetings to uncover any unlawful activity amid spying scandals...

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