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1. Cyprus nears visa-free US travel in final stages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-nears-visa-free-us-travel-in-final-stages

sident of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides said Wednesday that Cyprus is at the final stage regarding joining the Visa Waiver Program thus becoming eligible for visa-free entry into the USA....

2. Transport minister Vafeades calls for fair climate laws in shipping

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transport-minister-vafeades-calls-for-fair-climate-laws-in-shipping

Transport Minister Alexis Vafeades spoke of the need to prevent the side effects of legislation to tackle climate change on the shipping sector and ports, during discussions in the Transport Council of the EU held on Tuesday in Luxembourg....

3. Government extends electricity subsidies amid high temperatures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-extends-electricity-subsidies-amid-high-temperatures

Cyprus will extend electricity subsidies until the end of October to help citizens cope with the high summer temperatures, President Nicos Christodoulides announced after a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday....

4. Cyprus President advocates Von der Leyen, Metsola re-election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-advocates-von-der-leyen-metsola-re-election

President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides voiced on Monday his support for the re-election of Ursula von der Leyen and Roberta Metsola to the posts of President of the Commission and President of the European Parliament respectively....

5. Austrian parliament leader in Cyprus for talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austrian-parliament-leader-in-cyprus-for-talks

The President of the National Council of the Austrian Parliament (Nationalrat) Wolfgang Sobotka, arrives on Tuesday in Cyprus for an official visit......

6. President Christodoulides in Brussels for key EU summits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-christodoulides-in-brussels-for-key-eu-summits

President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides is in Brussels to attend the informal European Council and the European People's Party (EPP) informal summit. EU leaders will evaluate the results of the recent European elections and discuss the appointment of new top EU officials....

7. Frederick University is once again the best performing University in Cyprus in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/frederick-university-is-once-again-the-best-performing-university-in-cyprus-in-the-times-higher-education-impact-rankings

With a total of 2,152 institutions from all over the world participating in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2024, Frederick University has been placed among the top 201-300 universities for the second consecutive year....

8. Cyprus faces obstacles in efforts to repatriate Syrian refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-obstacles-in-efforts-to-repatriate-syrian-refugees

According to a report by Pavlos Xanthoulis in Kathimerini's Sunday printed edition, Nicosia's efforts to designate certain areas of Syria as "safe" for the purpose of facilitating the return of Syrian refugees have encountered significant political, legal, and humanitarian obstacles....

9. Cyprus prepares for major local government reform

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-prepares-for-major-local-government-reform

The June 9 elections mark the final step before the significant milestone on July 1, 2024, when a new local government structure will be established in Cyprus, Apostolos Tomaras reports. ...

10. Cyprus and Montenegro strengthen ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-montenegro-strengthen-ties-pave-way-for-eu-integration

Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides extended a warm welcome to Montenegro's President Jakov Milatović on Monday during his official visit to Cyprus, expressing Cyprus' readiness to provide technical support to Montenegro as it aligns further with European standards....

11. Cyprus leads Europe in prison overcrowding

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-europe-in-prison-overcrowding

Cyprus leads Europe in prison overcrowding and the percentage of female inmates, according to the Council of Europe’s Annual Penal Statistics on Prison Populations (SPACE I) for 2023, released Thursday....

12. Keravnos continues to call on banks to slash interest rates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/keravnos-continues-to-call-on-banks-to-slash-interest-rates

Finance Minister, Makis Keravnos, called on local banks to slash interest rates, emphasizing the urgency for change in the financial landscape. Keravnos's remarks come just before the European Central Bank's Governing Council convenes,...

13. Israeli settler defies US sanctions, gains community aid to access frozen funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-settler-defies-us-sanctions-gains-community-aid-to-access-frozen-funds

For weeks after being sanctioned by the United States, Yinon Levi struggled to pay the bills, living at his farming outpost atop a hill in the occupied West Bank. But the Israeli settler’s problems didn’t last....

14. Elections 2024: When, where, and how it all happens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elections-2024-when-where-and-how-it-all-happens

Preparations for the June 9 elections in Cyprus are nearing completion, according to Menelaos Vassiliou, Head of the Electoral Service. Vassiliou assured that all necessary procedures are in the final stages and everything will be ready for a smooth election day....

15. Dueling visions from Nicosia's mayoral candidates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dueling-visions-from-nicosia-s-mayoral-candidates

In the bustling streets of Nicosia, the race for mayoral office is heating up, with candidates Nikos Tornaritis and Charalambos Prountzos vying for the helm of Cyprus's capital city...

16. Christodoulides offered Cyprus on a silver platter?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/christodoulides-offered-cyprus-on-a-silver-platter

''You can consider Cyprus as a member-state of the EU, as your ambassador in Brussels, and I look forward to our consultations so that we can further strengthen our relations,'' President Christodoulides said...

17. Shipping minister to address European Maritime Day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shipping-minister-to-address-european-maritime-day

Cyprus Shipping Deputy Minister Marina Hadjimanolis, departs on Wednesday for Svendborg, Denmark to attend the European Maritime Day EMD 2024 Conference between 30-31 May....

18. MED9 ministers align on crisis strategies for agriculture

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/med9-ministers-align-on-crisis-strategies-for-agriculture

The Agriculture Ministers of the MED9 group called for enhancement and promotion of crisis measures in the context of the Common Agricultural Policy......

19. Palestinian delegation urges action, not just words, from Australia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/palestinian-delegation-urges-action-not-just-words-from-australia

Palestinian officials have asked for Australia’s help in ''building vibrant democratic institutions'' and fighting corruption, as part of talks aimed at meeting the Albanese government’s conditions for recognising Palestine as a state....

20. Cape Aspro and Petra tou Romiou proposed for UNESCO listing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cape-aspro-and-petra-tou-romiou-proposed-for-unesco-listing

Cyprus’ Environment Commissioner, Antonia Theodosiou, suggested a joint effort by the communities of Pissouri and Kouklia, for the inclusion of the wider area between the two communities......

21. EU-Lebanon migration deal sparks fury over alleged pushbacks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-lebanon-migration-deal-sparks-fury-over-alleged-pushbacks

A recent EU-Lebanon agreement has come under intense scrutiny from NGOs and Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), who decry its ''brutal border control'' measures aimed at facilitating the ''voluntary return'' of Syrian refugees to contested ''safe areas'' in Syria, according to a report by Pavlos Xanthoulis in today's printed edition of Kathimerini....

22. Investigator Matsas reveals three suspects linked to Thanasis' death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigator-matsas-reveals-three-suspects-linked-to-thanasis-death

In a startling development, criminal investigator Savas Matzas has disclosed the presence of three suspects in the tragic case of Thanasis Nikolaou, shedding light on the grim details of how the unfortunate national guard met his demise....

23. Dr. Hepburn: ''Cyprus has the dirtiest and most expensive grid in the EU''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dr-hepburn-cyprus-has-the-dirtiest-and-most-expensive-grid-in-the-eu

During his presentation at the Green Agenda Cyprus Summit held today at the Hilton Nicosia, Professor of Environmental Economics at the University of Cyprus, Cameron Hepburn, discussed Cyprus' energy transition and its decoupling from fossil fuels to achieve zero emissions and protect the environment. ...

24. EU ministers to strengthen migration policies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-ministers-to-strengthen-migration-policies

At a ministerial meeting in Nicosia on May 16-17, 2024, eight EU member states, Austria, the Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Greece, Italy......

25. Foundational principles of sustainable development in Natura 2000 regions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foundational-principles-of-sustainable-development-in-natura-2000-regions

Dimitris K. Melissas is a Lawyer and Professor of Public Law at the School of Civil Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens, specializing in Urban Planning Law, Spatial Planning Law and Environmental Law....

26. First ever ECB supervisory council meeting in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/first-ever-ecb-supervisory-council-meeting-in-cyprus

The Central Bank of Cyprus is set to host the first-ever regular meeting of the Supervisory Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) on May 16-17....

27. Justice minister stresses ongoing evaluation for ceasefire line security

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/justice-minister-stresses-ongoing-evaluation-for-ceasefire-line-security

Cyprus' Minister of Justice and Public Order, Marios Hartsiotis, revealed on Wednesday that heightened measures along the ceasefire line are a response to ongoing security evaluations. ...

28. Climate crisis, a health emergency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/climate-crisis-a-health-emergency

On December 1, 2019, Ms. Kyriakides assumed the role of European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety....

29. Chinese president's visits to Serbia and Hungary yield new economic deals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-president-s-visits-to-serbia-and-hungary-yield-new-economic-deals

When Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Hungary last week, he arrived to one of the few places in the European Union where his country is considered......

30. Turkish refusal derails UN's Cyprus mediation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-refusal-derails-un-s-cyprus-mediation

The efforts made by the UNSG's personal envoy for Cyprus Maria Angela Holguin are hindered by the Turkish side's continuous refusal for dialogue, reliable sources told CNA on Monday....

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