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1. Migration and geopolitics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migration-and-geopolitics

The significant increase in the arrival of refugees and migrants recorded on Greece’s Aegean islands over the past few weeks is cause for concern as it indicates that Turkey is seeking to exploit the issue in order to remind the European Union of Ankara’s critical role in containing inflows. ...

2. More US energy companies to operate in Cyprus, US Ambassador says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-us-energy-companies-to-operate-in-cyprus-us-ambassador-says

US Ambassador to Cyprus Judith Garber expressed on Wednesday evening her conviction that more US energy companies will operate in Cyprus, joining ExxonMobil and Noble Energy. She was addressing a business dinner of the American Chamber of Commerce in Cyprus, in Nicosia, in the presence of Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides...

3. Greece and the US: Commitments and credibility

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/greece-and-the-us-commitments-and-credibility

The signals coming from the two centers of power in the United States, the president and Congress, are often conflicting, which makes it hard for Athens to carve out an effectual foreign policy. This conundrum is set to continue throughout the Trump administration...

4. Locals stage protest on Lara beach

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-stage-protest-on-lara-beach

A protest in favour of local exploitation of Lara beach was held on Sunday in response to activists and state officials who recently reiterated that illegal human activity on turtle nesting sites will not be tolerated...

5. Scope rates Cyprus with BBB-

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/scope-rates-cyprus-with-bbb

Scope Ratings affirmed last week the Republic of Cyprus’ BBB- long-term issuer and senior unsecured local- and foreign-currency ratings, along with a short-term issuer rating of S-2 in both local and foreign currency, noting that all outlooks are stable...

6. Macron sends stern warning to Ankara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/macron-sends-stern-warning-to-ankara

In a show of solidarity with Cyprus, French President Emmanuel Macron sent a stern message to Turkey on Thursday that Paris and the European Union will not tolerate violations in the Eastern Mediterranean...

7. Villages evacuated in Greek wildfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/villages-evacuated-in-greek-wildfire

Aircraft sprayed water early on Wednesday in a bid to douse the flames of a huge wildfire on the Greek island of Evia that had prompted the evacuation of villages and spurred an appeal from authorities for assistance from European partners...

8. Brussels piles on pressure over Greece-Cyprus-Israel electricity cable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brussels-piles-on-pressure-over-greece-cyprus-israel-electricity-cable

Just when the Greek Energy Minister thought he could take a short August break, after a hectic first 30 days of the Mitsotakis administration, a stern warning from Brussels has exposed the wavering attitude that Athens has chosen by succumbing to pressure from the Chinese-controlled transmission system operator ADMIE over the Attica-Crete subsea electricity cable...

9. 1st Energy Ministerial Meeting: Full support for Cyprus' and Greece's stance on regional energy issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1st-energy-ministerial-meeting-full-support-for-cyprus-and-greece-s-stance-on-regional-energy-issues

Full support for Cyprus' and Greece's stance on regional energy issues and for the expansion of security and environmental co-operation is the outcome of the 1st Energy Ministerial Meeting, held in Athens on Wednesday, and participated by Greece, Cyprus, Israel and the United States...

10. Energy officials from Greece, Cyprus, Israel and US meet in Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/energy-officials-from-greece-cyprus-israel-and-us-meet-in-athens

Officials from Greece, Cyprus, Israel and the United States are meeting in Athens Wednesday to discuss energy issues...

11. Energy ministers to meet in Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/energy-ministers-to-meet-in-athens

The officials plan to set up a working committee of high-level officials to identify specific cooperation projects and ways to implement them....

12. Wiz Guide: 12 best places in Larnaca for Food & Drink

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/12-best-places-in-larnaca-for-food-drink

Larnaca is on the rise. The city attracts more and more visitors every year, who seek to enjoy Larnaca’s culinary experiences and wide selection of restaurants and bars. The city of Larnaca is filled with wonderful places to explore and here they are: ...

13. Carbo One and Cyprus NOC presented their partnership in the run-up to the Olympics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/carbo-one-and-cyprus-noc-presented-their-partnership-in-the-run-up-to-the-olympics

Carbo One Limited has joined the sponsorship family of the Cyprus National Olympic Committee, in the category of Major Sponsor, as announced by the Cyprus NOC on Monday, 29 July 2019, during an event at the Olympic House in Nicosia. The collaboration of the NOC with Carbo One, one of the largest companies in Cyprus, is an important step forward for the Committee in achieving its goals in the pre-Olympic year we are currently going through. ...

14. Dombrovskis: The EU leads the world in the battle against climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dombrovskis-the-eu-leads-the-world-in-the-battle-against-climate-change

This year, millions of young people across the world joined an international movement for climate change. They demanded action instead of mere talk, marching to fix the planet before it is too late. ...

15. Anastasiades welcomes Greek PM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-welcomes-greek-pm

Newly elected Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis arrived in Cyprus Monday morning for an official visit, the first after he assumed his duties. ...

16. Israeli dozen exonerated in Ayia Napa case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-dozen-exonerated-in-ayia-napa-case

A British female, who was the accuser in the alleged gang rape in Ayia Napa, is expected to be formally charged with public mischief on Monday, while all twelve Israeli teens are no longer suspects and have been released from custody...

17. Audit office weighs in on turtle nests debacle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/audit-office-weighs-in-on-turtle-nests

A report by the audit office slams the forestry department for removing acacia trees very close to turtle nests earlier this year, just as another confrontation between locals and conservationists in a nearby area is gaining traction...

18. Groups condemn Academy Park fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/groups-condemn-academy-park-fire

Environmental activists are calling for local authorities to take action following a fire earlier this week that destroyed a part of a playground at a popular Nicosia park...

19. Two new recycling and composting programmes in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2-two-new-recycling-and-composting-programmes-in-limassol

Limassol Municipality is going ahead with the implementation of two new recycling and composting programmes aiming to properly manage waste by reducing, reusing and recycling it. ...

20. Volunteers to enlist as fire lookouts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/volunteers-to-enlist-as-fire-lookouts

A volunteer wildfire lookout programme is set to begin in Cyprus, following public criticism and disdain over preventable fires and arson attacks in forested areas...

21. 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...

22. 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. ...

23. 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. ...

24. 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...

25. 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. ...

26. 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...

27. 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...

28. 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...

29. 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...

30. 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
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