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26 June, 2022
 

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1. Op-ed: On Erdogan, the West and Greek-Turkish relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-on-erdogan-the-west-and-greek-turkish-relations

Let’s start with the domestic facts and figures to dispel the widespread wishful thinking betting on the victory of the so-called “opposition front” at the next elections....

2. Lawmakers approve private 'green line' armed cops

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawmakers-approve-private-police-along-green-line

The parliament in the Republic of Cyprus has approved legislation allowing the hiring and training of 300 private armed police officers tasked with combating illegal migration along the UN buffer zone, but regulations were still unclear...

3. No drama diplomat announces candidacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-drama-diplomat-announces-candidacy

Greek Cypriot chief negotiator Andreas Mavroyiannis announced his candidacy for president in next year’s election in the Republic of Cyprus, saying corruption will remain rampant unless the country is reunited once again into a 'proper state'...

4. Turkish opposition backs Erdogan over Greek island claims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-opposition-backs-erdogan-over-greek-island-claims

The Turkish opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has expressed its agreement with the recent government escalation vis-à-vis Greece and indicated that it would support President Recep Tayyip Erdogan if he decided to go through with a threat to challenge the sovereignty of Greek islands in the eastern Aegean....

5. School shocked after brutal killings of kittens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/school-shocked-after-brutal-killings-of-kittens

Local activists say a mama cat and her three kittens that were being looked after at a Nicosia district high school were found viciously murdered last week, with reports suggesting the perpetrators could be young delinquents who have been terrorizing the school community...

6. Metsola: 'Democracy does not exist without freedom of the press'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/metsola-democracy-does-not-exist-without-freedom-of-the-press

"Freedom and democracy can not exist without freedom of the press", the President of the European Parliament Roberta Metsola said on Tuesday, on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day....

7. Cyprus struggles to find anti-corruption auditors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-struggles-to-find-anti-corruption-auditors

Efforts to assign members to a transparency commission are said to be stalling in the Republic of Cyprus, with politicians from the opposition crying foul over connections between some candidates and the country’s disgraced golden passports program...

8. Cyprus asks EU for FRONTEX presence in Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-asks-eu-for-frontex-presence-in-turkey

Minister of Interior Nicos Nouris called on the EU to demand that Turkey allow the presence of Frontex in their country to stop the mass flows of irregular migrants to the Turkish-occupied areas of Cyprus, who then cross to the government-controlled areas....

9. Nouris to send urgent letter to EC regarding migrant crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-to-send-urgent-letter-to-ec-regarding-migrant-crisis

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said on Thursday he was to send an urgent letter to the European Commission, along with evidence proving the mass influx of migrants to the Republic through Turkey, to highlight the extent of the problem faced by the country....

10. Dead Sea Turtles revive debate on beach projects

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dead-sea-turtles-revive-debate-on-beach-projects

Several dead sea turtles have been spotted along a northwestern coast of Cyprus, with environmental activists calling for an investigation and officials reiterating terms and conditions for any ongoing beach works in the area...

11. Fly a kite, have a picnic or join a carnival party!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/fly-a-kite-have-a-picnic-or-join-a-carnival-party

Before you expiate, celebrate! Here are just some things you can do this weekend to celebrate Green Monday. Of course, you can go traditional by flying a kite ahead of a picnic, but you can also make the most of the weekend by dressing up and joining one of the many carnival parties in Limassol. Either way, it's sure to be a fun long weekend. Here are just a few of the fun things you can do....

12. In historic shift, Germany ramps up defense spending due to Russia’s Ukraine war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-historic-shift-germany-ramps-up-defense-spending-due-to-russia-s-ukraine-war

Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Sunday announced a major boost to German military spending in the latest of a series of dramatic moves reversing decades of Germany’s post-Cold War foreign policy in just a few days....

13. Austria passes Covid vaccine mandate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austria-passes-covid-vaccine-mandate

Austria has become the first country in the EU to make vaccinations against Covid-19 mandatory for all adults, but questions remain over whether it can sway those skeptical of taking the jab and how much the Alpine state’s government is willing to press those who won’t comply....

14. 'Take back life’: More nations ease coronavirus restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/take-back-life-more-nations-ease-coronavirus-restrictions

Late-night partying at clubs. Elbow-to-elbow seating in movie theaters. Going without masks in public, especially in Europe and North America: Step by step, many countries are easing their COVID-19 restrictions amid hopes the omicron wave may have passed its peak....

15. MP Alexandra Attalides honored as 2021 Anti-Corruption Champion by US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mp-alexandra-attalides-honored-as-2021-anti-corruption-champion-by-us

In honor of International Anti-Corruption Day, celebrated each year on December 9th, US Ambassador to Cyprus, Judith Garber, presented MP Alexandra Attalides with a certificate acknowledging her work in fighting corruption in Cyprus. ...

16. Germany's new chancellor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-s-new-chancellor

Olaf Scholz became Germany’s ninth post-World War II chancellor Wednesday, opening a new era for the European Union’s most populous nation and largest economy after Angela Merkel’s 16-year tenure....

17. Germany readies its air force to transport covid patients to other parts of the country

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-readies-its-air-force-to-transport-covid-patients-to-other-parts-of-the-country

Germany readied its air force to transfer COVID-19 patients from overwhelmed hospitals in the south as national case numbers rocketed and a new virus variant in South Africa caused widespread alarm....

18. Brutal poacher attack case heads to House committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brutal-poacher-attack-heads-to-house-committee

A reported attack in rural Famagusta against a conservation activist, who told police he was assaulted by suspected illegal poachers in the dead of night, caught the attention of a House member who says she will raise the issue before the internal affairs committee...

19. Cyprus dips toe into euthanasia debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-dips-toe-into-euthanasia-debate

Euthanasia in the Republic of Cyprus is forbidden by law but two women in parliament are more than ready to discuss the taboo of painless killing, a practice viewed by the Church as suicide or even murder...

20. Cyprus frets ‘pandoramonium’ overshadowing good work

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-frets-‘pandoramonium-overshadowing-good-work

The Cypriot finance ministry says a European Parliament resolution on Pandora Papers and subsequent criticism by local opposition is overshadowing the amount of good work that has been done on the island against illegal activities, as some parties are calling on the president to step down...

21. Cyprus puts foot down on migration talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-puts-foot-down-on-migration

The Republic of Cyprus is adding pressure on a pending agreement over an EU migration pact, with three proposals backed by MED5 countries aimed at airing their grievances against the bloc, a union that is going through a power struggle...

22. Shocking details emerge after pushback in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shocking-details-emerge-after-pushback-in-cyprus

More shocking details have emerged about a Syrian refugee’s ordeal in Cyprus, with police saying they were unaware last month they were separating a pregnant woman from her family during a pushback while some members of a House committee told a different story...

23. Newly-formed census committee goes to ELAM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/newly-formed-census-committee-goes-to-elam

Nationalist party ELAM will preside over the newly-formed Census House committee in the Republic of Cyprus, after a recent disagreement between the two largest parties was ultimately resolved in what media pundits described as a solution based on Solomon’s judgment...

24. Ruling party wins as largest parties shrink

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ruling-party-wins-as-largest-parties-shrink

The ruling conservative party in the Republic of Cyprus came on top following Sunday’s parliamentary elections, but DYSI along with leftist AKEL, the two mainstream parties, both saw many supporters choosing smaller tickets...

25. Cyprus unveils 'ambitious' stimulus plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-unveils-ambitious-stimulus-plan

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has called on the new parliament after elections as well as industry leaders to support an ambitious €4.4 billion economic stimulus plan, saying it will lead the country into a new era...

26. Anastasiades stays focused on getting EU at Geneva table

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-stays-focused-on-getting-eu-on-geneva-table

President Nicos Anastasiades delved extensively into the substantive role the EU has to play at upcoming Cyprus peace processes during a teleconference convened Friday by the European Council President Charles Michel with EU leaders....

27. Trained cops but no animal police in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trained-cops-but-no-animal-police-in-cyprus

A new law in Cyprus will provide for up to ten police officers to be trained on handling animal cases, with critics accusing the government of failing to deliver on its promise to create a proper animal police...

28. Carnival revels cause national furor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/carnival-revels-cause-national-furor

Officials and health experts but also citizens were furious over the holiday weekend after carnival lovers in Limassol defied pandemic restrictions and gathered downtown for public celebration, with police onsite choosing not to confront the situation...

29. Minister points finger at north over barbwire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-points-finger-at-north-over-barbwire

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has fired back at critics in the north over the south’s decision to install barbwire near the UN buffer zone to halt illegal crossings, blaming the need for a fence on lack of action on the part of Turkish Cypriot authorities...

30. EU leaders seek to inject energy into slow vaccine rollout

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-seek-to-inject-energy-into-slow-vaccine-rollout

European Union leaders are gathering Thursday to try to inject new energy into the bloc’s lagging coronavirus vaccination efforts as concern mounts that new variants might spread faster than authorities can adapt....

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