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1. Turkish delegation to visit Moscow to discuss Syria's Idlib

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-delegation-to-visit-moscow-to-discuss-syria-s-idlib

A Turkish delegation will go to Moscow in coming days to discuss the escalating conflict in Syria’s Idlib region, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Wednesday, adding that around 1 million people had been displaced there due to Russian-backed Syrian attacks....

2. Cyprus slightly above EU average on women scientists and engineers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-slightly-above-eu-average-on-women-scientists-and-engineers

In 2018, of almost 15 million scientists and engineers in the EU, 59% were men and 41% women, according to figures released by Eurostat, ahead of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, celebrated on 11 February. Cyprus ranks close to the EU average with 42%, followed by Romania (41%), France (40%), and Greece, the Czech Republic and Slovakia (all 39%). ...

3. Cyprus pensions gender inequality among highest in EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-pensions-gender-inequality-among-highest-in-eu

Female pensioners in Cyprus received a pension that was 38.2 per cent lower than male pensioners in 2018, much higher than the EU average of a 30 per cent pension gap....

4. France signals support for Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-signals-support-for-greece

The participation of the Hellenic Navy in the carrier group that will escort the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle on a part of its mission in the Eastern Mediterranean is seen as yet another indication of Athens’ desire to strengthen its ties with Paris. The government also sees the move as French support for Greece in light of the Turkish-Libyan maritime border accord....

5. Berengaria sees hope on the horizon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/berengaria-sees-hope-on-the-horizon

Local media reported on Thursday that investors have been found for a potential revival of the historic Berengaria, with rumours pointing to renovation plans for the abandoned property in the Troodos Mountains...

6. Greece has asked Germany to participate in Libya summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-has-asked-germany-to-participate-in-libya-summit

Greece has asked to attend a summit in Berlin which will discuss a path to peace in Libya, government spokesman Stelios Petsas revealed on Tuesday...

7. Guterres committed to explore possibility to convene five-party meeting on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-secretary-general-committed-to-explore-possibility-to-convene-informal-five-party-meeting-on-cyprus

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Monday that he committed to explore with the President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci and the guarantor powers the possibility to convene an informal five party meeting on Cyprus “at an appropriate stage”, following an informal dinner in Berlin attended by both leaders. ...

8. All set in Berlin for low-key dinner

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-set-for-low-key-dinner

The two Cypriot leaders are hours away from having an informal dinner together with the UN Secretary General in Berlin, where they have been invited for an assessment of next steps regarding a possible resumption of talks on the divided island...

9. Revenue from ship management dips

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/revenue-from-ship-management-dips

Ship management revenues decreased in the first half of 2019 by €5 million, according to the results of the Ship Management Survey for the first half of 2019, concerning the transactions of resident ship management companies published Wednesday by the Central Bank of Cyprus...

10. EU lawmakers reject Turkey's 'safe zone' in Syria, eye sanctions steps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-lawmakers-reject-turkey-s-safe-zone-in-syria-eye-sanctions-steps

European Union lawmakers on Wednesday condemned Turkey’s offensive to carve out a “safe zone” in northeast Syria and prepared the way for new EU financial sanctions against Ankara....

11. More young victims in child porn case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-young-victims-in-child-porn-case

More victims below the legal age are believed to have been involved in the production of child porn, with at least six victims described as boys from Cyprus...

12. Syrian-Cypriot freed from Hungarian prison

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-cypriot-freed-from-hungarian-prison

A Syrian-born Cypriot who was jailed four years ago in Hungary on terrorism charges has been reunited with his family in Cyprus according to Amnesty International that mounted a campaign for his release...

13. Britain's Thomas Cook scrambles for £200 million to avert collapse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-s-thomas-cook-scrambles-for-£200-million-to-avert-collapse

Britain’s Thomas Cook needs to find an extra 200 million pounds to satisfy its lenders or one of the world’s oldest holiday company risks collapse, potentially stranding thousands of holidaymakers across Europe. ...

14. Ekaterini Xagorari appointed new Ambassador of Greece to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ekaterini-xagorari-appointed-new-ambassador-of-greece-to-cyprus

Ekaterini Xagorari is set to succeed Elias Fotopoulos as the next Ambassador of Greece to Cyprus. ...

15. German giant acquires Foody

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/german-giant-acquires-foody

Cypriot startup Foody has been acquired by a German food delivery giant in a friendly takeover reaching dozens of countries all over the world...

16. Churchill's grandson to be expelled from Conservative Party

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/churchill-s-grandson-to-be-expelled-from-conservative-party

Nicholas Soames, the grandson of Britain’s World War Two leader Winston Churchill, will be expelled from the Conservative Party after voting against Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Brexit...

17. Cypriot vacationers shell out more abroad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-vacationers-shell-out-more-abroad

Cypriots on holiday spend way more money and time abroad than in their own country, according to Eurostat, even as over half cannot afford a one-week annual holiday away from home...

18. Greek PM in charm offensive aiming to ease primary surplus targets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-in-charm-offensive-aiming-to-ease-primary-surplus-targets

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is planning a series of trips abroad toward the end of this month and next, hoping to convince Greece’s creditors of the recently elected government’s commitment to reforms and to lay the groundwork for reducing demanding primary surplus targets agreed under the country’s post-bailout agreement....

19. Unemployment in Cyprus drops to 6.5%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unemployment-in-cyprus-drops-to-6-5

The euro area seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 7.5% in June 2019, down from 7.6% in May 2019 and from 8.2% in June 2018. This is the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since July 2008. The EU28 unemployment rate was 6.3% in June 2019, stable compared with May 2019 and down from 6.8% in June 2018. This remains the lowest rate recorded in the EU28 since the start of the EU monthly unemployment series in January 2000. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union ...

20. Ice cubes for tigers as heatwave smashes European records

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ice-cubes-for-tigers-as-heatwave-smashes-european-records

Belgian zookeepers fed chickens in giant ice cubes to tigers on Wednesday as northern Europe baked in record temperatures during another heatwave that climate experts believe could become the new normal. ...

21. AHDR hosts conference on peace education

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ahdr-hosts-conference-on-peace-education

The Association for Historical Dialogue and Research (AHDR) hosts this week in Cyprus the 43rd Conference of the International Institute on Peace Education (IIPE) entitled "Educating for a Culture of Peace in Divided Societies, History, Dialogue and Multiperspectivity Toward Reconciliation". The official kick off of the conference took place on Monday morning at the Home for Cooperation at the UN buffer zone in Nicosia. ...

22. Bidding for Nicosia bypass begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bidding-for-nicosia-bypass-begins

The government has issued a public highway tender for the first phase of the long-awaited Nicosia bypass, which is expected to significantly reduce traffic jams in the capital...

23. Anastasiades congratulates new EU boss

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-congratulates-new-eu-boss

President Nicos Anastasiades congratulated Ursula von der Leyen on becoming the European Commission’s next president, narrowly winning election in the European Parliament...

24. Cyprus rejects extradition of Kurdish activist

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rejects-extradition-of-kurdish-activist

A Kurdish man wanted by German authorities on terrorism-related charges won’t be extradited, following a decision by a Larnaca court that found political beliefs were behind the persecution...

25. The others were Merkel’s puppets, we were just naive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-others-were-merkel-s-puppets-we-were-just-naive

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras admitted to being naive enough to believe that his European counterparts, whose countries have loaned Greece billions of euros, would go easy on him...

26. FANEROMENI19 Arts Festival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/faneromeni19-arts-festival

The patio of the Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation transformed into the stage for FANEROMENI19...

27. Cyprus’ borrowing cost continues downward trend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-borrowing-cost-continues-downward-trend

28. Die-hard eurosceptic or opportunist?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/die-hard-eurosceptic-or-opportunist

29. Cyprus 10-year bond now below 1%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-10-year-bond-now-below-1

30. Kurd wanted in Germany makes bail in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kurd-wanted-in-germany-makes-bail-in-cyprus

A Kurdish man wanted by German authorities on terrorism-related charges has been released on bail in the Republic of Cyprus, after supporters scraped together enough cash on Friday...

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