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1. Confrontation over turtle nests caught on tape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/confrontation-over-turtle-nests-caught-on-tape

A group of European experts in a sea turtle conservation programme was asked by police to leave a beach in Argaka on Thursday, after locals showed up and pestered the visitors...

2. No time for mixed signals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/no-time-for-mixed-signals

We are entering a very thorny patch in Greek-Turkish relations. Turkey’s activities within Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ), combined with the standoff with the United States over Ankara’s acquisition of the Russian S-400 missile defense system are increasing the tension further in Greece’s wider region. ...

3. Talent shortages costing European private businesses €414 billion each year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/talent-shortages-costing-european-private-businesses-€414-billion-each-year

European private businesses’ biggest challenge is the increasingly growing skills shortage that is preventing them from hiring the right talent for growth. A PwC survey across 31 European countries shines a spotlight on a wider, ongoing issue across the region. PwC estimates that the skills shortage is costing the region €414 billion annually in lost revenues - just from private businesses. That’s around 2.6%of European GDP and is more than the combined annual GDP of Greece and Portugal. ...

4. EY: Renewable energy is taking strides towards a subsidy-free era

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-renewable-energy-is-taking-strides-towards-a-subsidy-free-era

The renewable energy sector is entering a new phase of subsidy-free growth across the world, according to the 53rd EY Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI). Mainland China and the US remain at first and second positions respectively on the top 40 ranking, while France moves up two positions to third from fifth, led by a new focus on floating offshore wind capacity and doubling of its annual targets for onshore wind capacity additions...

5. Which way will SYRIZA go?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/which-way-will-syriza-go

It will take a couple of months before we see what kind of style SYRIZA plans to adopt in its reprised role as the country’s main opposition party. For the time being at least, it appears willing to cut some slack to the new government of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. ...

6. Cyprus aims to be among the first to regulate blockchain technology

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-aims-to-be-among-the-first-to-regulate-blockchain-technology

Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and more specifically, Blockchain, can offer endless possibilities in many different fields, according to speakers addressing the Cyprus Blockchain Summit, on Wednesday, in Nicosia. Finance Minister Harris Georgiades said that Cyprus aim to be among the first countries to regulate aspects of DLT. The creation of the regulatory framework should be flexible, so that it will promote innovation and provide legal certainty and protection for both consumers and investors, House President Demetris Syllouris noted from his part...

7. New Greek cabinet sworn in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-greek-cabinet-sworn-in

Greece’s new cabinet was sworn in on Tuesday after New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis was elected on Sunday on a pledge to create jobs and lure investment to the economically stricken nation...

8. Larnaca on the rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/larnaca-on-the-rise

The construction of the tallest building in Larnaca and third tallest in all of Cyprus has received the green light from local environmental authorities, which will undoubtedly change the famous Finikoudes strip...

9. Cyprus strongly protests to UN over airspace and sea violations by Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-strongly-protests-to-un-over-airspace-and-sea-violations-by-turkey

Cyprus has strongly protested to the UN the violations of its national airspace, the infringements of international air traffic regulations in Cyprus’s flight information region and the illegal use of closed ports and airports in Cyprus by Turkey...

10. US Senate Foreign Relations committee advances East Med Act

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-senate-foreign-relations-committee-advances-east-med-act

11. UK F35 jets fly first sorties out of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-f35-jets-fly-first-sorties-out-of-cyprus

The UK’s newest and most advanced generation of fighter jet, the Lightning F-35B, has completed its first operational missions to Syria and Iraq, as part of the ongoing fight against Daesh, following a successful training period in Cyprus, UK Defence Secretary, Penny Mordaunt said during a visit she paid to the British Bases in Cyprus....

12. Johnson and Hunt fight for British PM job

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-and-hunt-fight-for-british-pm-job

13. New offices in Malta for Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/new-offices-in-malta-for-michael-kyprianou-co-llc

14. Lady’s Mile mired in controversy again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lady-s-mile-mired-in-controversy-again

Lady’s Mile Beach finds itself once again at the centre of controversy, with an upcoming concert in the balance due to environmental concerns and a businessman who is trying to get beach coolers banned...

15. KPMG in Cyprus presented the launch of its KPMGScienceShop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/kpmg-in-cyprus-presented-the-launch-of-its-kpmgscienceshop

16. Bank culture should change Central Bank Governor says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bank-culture-should-change-central-bank-governor-says

17. Partial drain at Memi Lake to go forward

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/partial-drain-at-memi-lake-to-go-forward

Divers can expect a less difficult task at Memi Lake in the search for little Sierra, following a decision by the Water Development Department to allow a partial drain to lower the water level...

18. Police renew efforts in search for Sierra

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-renew-efforts-in-search-for-sierra

Robotic cameras head back in the water on Monday in search for little Sierra, with officials still contemplating a partial drain of the lake...

19. Garber: US deeply concerned by Turkey's intention to drill off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/garber-us-deeply-concerned-by-turkey-s-intention-to-drill-off-cyprus

20. Unions spell out rules on sexual harassment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unions-spell-out-rules-on-sexual-harassment

Three unions have signed a code of conduct on sexual harassment in the workplace, in an effort to include very detailed Do's and Don'ts in employment contracts...

21. Defence grills witness in Yeroskipou trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defence-grills-witness-in-yeroskipou-trial

The defence in the dog mauling trial has raised questions over bite marks on the victim, with a dog trainer admitting during cross-examination that his testimony was based on photographs alone and he never examined the defendant’s Rotties...

22. Monnet or Orban?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/monnet-or-orban

When a vision ceases to create prosperity for the great masses it suddenly becomes a nightmare...

23. Did someone say Europe?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/did-someone-say-europe

We are just days away from elections and it seems that we need to be reminded about which elections we are talking about...

24. Trump’s bimonthly report on Cyprus sent to Congress

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-s-bimonthly-reports-on-cyprus-sent-to-congress

25. UK F-35 land in the British Bases in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-f-35-land-in-the-british-bases-in-cyprus

UK F-35 jets landed on Tuesday afternoon in the British Bases, in Akrotiri, in the southern coast of Cyprus....

26. DBRS reaffirms Cyprus’s rating

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/dbrs-reaffirms-cyprus-s-rating

27. Toxic environment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/toxic-environment

The elections will be over in a few days and base politics will take their place, along with voter abstention after all ballots are counted. But one thing that cannot be measured is the damage to the rapprochement effort caused by this drawn-out argument...

28. Lakkotrypis: Cyprus energy developments an incentive for Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lakkotrypis-cyprus-energy-developments-an-incentive-for-turkey

29. Cyprus on track to miss EU recycling targets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-track-to-miss-eu-recycling-targets

30. Interview with Vincent Tourette

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/interview-with-vincent-tourette
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