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1. Antiviral pill by Pfizer expected in Cyprus by mid-February

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/antiviral-pill-by-pfizer-expected-in-cyprus-by-mid-february

Plaxovid, the Pfizer antiviral pill against COVID-19 has been approved by EMA and is expected in Cyprus by mid-February,...

2. Passenger ferries to Greece expected to begin in April or May 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/passenger-ferries-to-greece-expected-to-begin-in-april-or-may-2022

The passenger maritime link between Cyprus and Greece is expected to take shape in the coming months as a number of operators have submitted a tender through the e-Procurement System of the Treasury of the Republic of Cyprus, the Shipping Deputy Ministry announced....

3. Calls for calm as twin quakes strike off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/calls-for-calm-as-twin-quakes-strike-off-cyprus

A low impact earthquake struck off the northwestern coast of Cyprus on Friday morning, with experts looking into the possibility that two separate tremors were aftershock from seismic activity two weeks ago...

4. Turkish Cypriot leader: Vote endorses 2-state Cyprus deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-leader-vote-endorses-2-state-cyprus-deal

The Turkish Cypriot leader in split Cyprus’ breakaway north says his hardline party’s victory in weekend parliamentary elections is an endorsement of his controversial stance on resolving the island’s ethnic division that’s in line with Turkey’s policy....

5. Strengthening Cyprus' anti-aircraft umbrella high on the Ministry of Defence agenda

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strengthening-cyprus-anti-aircraft-umbrella-high-on-the-ministry-of-defence-agenda

An in-depth study of proposals submitted by various countries for the procurement of a system that will strengthen the Republic’s anti-aircraft umbrella was completed by the Ministry of Defence, according to information obtained by the Cyprus News Agency (CNA)....

6. EuroAsia secures EU funds for Cyprus but Israel left out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/euroasia-secures-eu-funds-for-cyprus-but-israel-left-out

Cypriot Energy Minister Natasa Pilides has welcomed the approval the approval of EU funds for the EuroAsia Interconnector, but the money is not enough for the submarine cable to reach Israel...

7. Flying car cleared for takeoff, but you'll need a pilot's license (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/flying-car-cleared-for-takeoff-but-you-ll-need-a-pilot-s-license-video

A car that can transform into a small aircraft has passed flights tests with flying colors in Slovakia, developers say....

8. Cypriot exports to the UK were not affected despite Brexit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-exports-to-the-uk-were-not-affected-despite-brexit

Despite the significant decrease in imports from the United Kingdom as a result of Brexit, Cypriot exports, mainly of dairy products, have remained at the same levels,...

9. Op-ed: The EastMed project and dilemmas over energy strategy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-eastmed-project-and-dilemmas-over-energy-strategy

The unprecedented energy crisis unfolding in Europe is a result of the European Union’s stubborn and one-sided preoccupation with the Green Deal (which is important in its own right). ...

10. North irked over Turkish handball player’s airlift

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-irked-over-turkish-handball-player-s-airlift

Turkish Cypriots are accusing Greek Cypriots of trying to trying to score political points after a handball player quarantined in the south was not allowed to cross into the north to head back to Istanbul and had to be airlifted by an ambulance plane...

11. French Ambassador: Conditional dialogue with Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-ambassador-conditional-dialogue-with-turkey

The need for careful monitoring of Turkey`s actions in all activity areas was underlined by the French Ambassador to Cyprus Salina Grenet-Catalano, who participated in today`s meeting of the Foreign and European Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives in order to present the priorities of the French Presidency of the European Union....

12. Freedom of movement within the EU will no longer be regulated by country of origin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/freedom-of-movement-within-the-eu-will-no-longer-be-regulated-by-country-of-origin

After calls to simplify COVID travel rules within the EU, EU Ministers meeting at the General Affairs Council in Brussels agreed on Tuesday that the three main criteria for travel within the EU will be vaccination status, covid test results or recovery certificates....

13. 'US is undercutting three of its strongest allies in region by undermining EastMed'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-is-undercutting-three-of-its-strongest-allies-in-region-by-undermining-eastmed

US Representatives Gus Bilirakis and Nicole Malliotakis recently sent a stern letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken vociferously objecting to the Administration’s recent reversal of support for the Eastern Mediterranean Pipeline....

14. Lufthansa, Air France join forces against EU's climate plans for aviation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/lufthansa-air-france-join-forces-against-eu-s-climate-plans-for-aviation

An alliance of airlines and airports called for changes to the European Union's planned climate change legislation on Monday, arguing it will make them less competitive with non-European rivals....

15. Ukraine: Britain, US withdraw diplomats and their families

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-britain-us-withdraw-diplomats-and-their-families

The United Kingdom has begun withdrawing some staff from its embassy in the Ukrainian capital amid fears of an imminent Russian military invasion....

16. U.S. weighs sending 5,000 troops to Eastern Europe to counter Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/u-s-weighs-sending-5-000-troops-to-eastern-europe-to-counter-russia

The Biden administration is considering sending as many as 5,000 U.S. troops to Eastern Europe, a U.S. official confirmed to NPR, in what would be a step-up in American military involvement in the region amid growing fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine....

17. European Commission launches new round of scholarships for the Turkish Cypriot community

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-commission-launches-new-round-of-scholarships-for-the-turkish-cypriot-community

The European Commission announced last week the launch of the EU Scholarship Programme for the Turkish Cypriot community for the Academic Year 2022/23 funded under the Aid Programme, which will award grants to approximately 140 Turkish Cypriot students, graduates and professionals....

18. Nouris calls on EU partners to conclude agreement between FRONTEX and Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-calls-on-eu-partners-to-conclude-agreement-between-frontex-and-turkey

Cyprus Minister of Interior, Nicos Nouris, has called for the conclusion of a Status Agreement between FRONTEX and Turkey, as a matter of urgency and as a condition for additional EU support to Turkey....

19. Germany wants to attract 400,000 skilled workers from abroad each year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-wants-to-attract-400-000-skilled-workers-from-abroad-each-year

Germany's new coalition government wants to attract 400,000 qualified workers from abroad each year to tackle both a demographic imbalance and labour shortages in key sectors that risk undermining the recovery from the coronavirus pandemic....

20. MEPs call on EU countries to respect animal welfare during transport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meps-call-on-eu-countries-to-respect-animal-welfare-during-transport

After 18 months of fact-finding, MEPs call on EU countries to respect animal welfare during transport and to transition to transporting meat and not live animals....

21. Cyprus passes national whistleblower law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-passes-national-whistleblower-law

Cypriot lawmakers passed a consolidated bill on whistleblowing protections on Thursday after years of delays and EU pressure, with the new law aimed to shield employees from retaliation after speaking up against corruption...

22. Rise in cannabis use in Cyprus, drop in ecstasy during the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rise-in-cannabis-use-in-cyprus-drop-in-ecstasy-during-the-pandemic

Cannabis was the drug most used in Cyprus during the restrictions against the spread of COVID-19 while there has been a drop in the use of ecstasy according to the latest European Web Survey on Drugs presented by the EU drugs agency (EMCDDA)....

23. Cyprus Interior Minister to participate in European Conference on external borders management

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-interior-minister-to-participate-in-european-conference-on-external-borders-management

Cyprus Interior Minister, Nicos Nouris, travels on Thursday to Vilnius, Lithuania, to participate in a European conference on the management of external borders being held on January 20-21....

24. Cyprus to lift entry restrictions in March

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-lift-entry-restrictions-in-march

Tourism-reliant Cyprus will lift all entry requirements on March 1 for inbound travelers who have a valid vaccination certificate showing they received a booster shot, the country’s tourism minister said on Wednesday....

25. 'Cyprus and Greece remain firmly committed to respecting international law'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-greece-remain-firmly-committed-to-respecting-international-law

Cyprus' Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides met on Wednesday, in Athens, with his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias, in the context of his first official visit abroad after assuming his duties....

26. Blinken urges unity to fight ‘relentless’ Russian aggression, during his visit to Kyiv

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blinken-urges-unity-to-fight-‘relentless-russian-aggression-during-his-visit-to-kyiv

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged western nations Wednesday to remain united in the face of what he called “relentless” Russian aggression against Ukraine and reassured Ukraine’s leader of their support....

27. Cabinet shortens recommended isolation for contacts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-shortens-recommended-isolation-for-contacts

The cabinet, under President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades, has decided on Wednesday to shorten to 10 days the recommended time for isolation for persons who are contacts of people with COVID-19....

28. Greece’s first six Rafale jets mark arrival with salute over Acropolis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-first-six-rafale-jets-mark-arrival-with-salute-over-acropolis

The first six Rafale fighter jets Greece has purchased from France as part of a new defense agreement flew over the Acropolis in a salute on Wednesday after making the journey from Istres near Marseilles to Athens....

29. Tatar: The wealth of the eastern Mediterranean is common

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-the-wealth-of-the-eastern-mediterranean-is-common

The wealth of the eastern Mediterranean is common, said Turkish leader Ersin Tatar, adding that they are obliged to defend their rights to the end....

30. Germany: Omicron outbreak leads to record high numbers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-omicron-outbreak-leads-to-record-high-numbers

Germany registered more than a hundred thousand cases of Covid infections within the last 24 hours, according to data released early Wednesday. ...

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