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1. House furious after state TV drops live coverage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-furious-after-state-tv-drops-live-coverage

Cypriot public broadcaster RIK has come under criticism this week for dropping live coverage of state budget debates, which were carried out in calmer manner compared to previous years...

2. Has politics become a seedy business?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-has-politics-become-a-seedy-business

Last Friday's plenary session of the Parliament was marred by the speech of the now-independent MP Andreas Themistocleous on the occasion of the passage of the law on sexual education in schools....

3. Cyprus to extradite Chinese national in fraud case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-extradite-chinese-national-in-fraud-case

A fugitive businessman in Cyprus will be handed over to Beijing in connection with a money fraud investigation, a move that challenges recent consensus across Europe against Chinese extradition requests, after the suspect’s lawyers gave their consent provided that Cypriot officials will be allowed to visit the defendant and sit in during court proceedings...

4. Republicans move towards a majority in the House

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/republicans-move-towards-a-majority-in-the-house

Republicans edged closer on Thursday to securing a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives while control of the Senate hinged on a few tight races, two days after Democrats staved off an anticipated "red wave" of Republican gains in midterm elections....

5. Deep political divide in the US as midterm elections loom

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deep-political-divide-in-the-us-as-midterm-elections-loom

In a stark closing argument ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, President Joe Biden on Monday warned that a Republican victory could weaken the country's democratic institutions, while former President Donald Trump hinted he could announce another White House bid as soon as next week....

6. EY holds Cyprus Attractiveness Forum: Investment Realized, a reference point for FDI in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-holds-cyprus-attractiveness-forum-investment-realized-a-reference-point-for-fdi-in-cyprus

The Cyprus Attractiveness Forum: Investment Realized, organized by EY in collaboration with the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry, took place on Tuesday, October 25th at the Parklane Hotel, in Limassol. ...

7. Cyprus sits out as UN50 seek to condemn China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sits-out-as-un50-seek-to-condemn-china

Fifty member states of the United Nations are calling on China to “uphold its international human rights obligations” in a joint statement on Xinjiang, with Cyprus being absent from that list...

8. Paul Pelosi, husband of Nancy Pelosi, recovering after hammer attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paul-pelosi-husband-of-nancy-pelosi-recovering-after hammer-attack

Paul Pelosi, the husband of US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, is recovering from surgery after being attacked by a hammer-wielding intruder at the couple's San Francisco home....

9. Crimea platform ‘Cyprioted’ during odd exchange

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crimea-platform-gets-‘cyprioted-during-odd-exchange

An odd exchange took place on Tuesday during a parliamentary summit on Crimea, when Cypriot House Speaker Annita Demetriou took issue with a point of order raised by a Turkish delegation member who criticized invasion references to the Cyprus Problem...

10. China finds friendly ear in Cyprus as EU cranks it up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-finds-friendly-ear-in-cyprus-as-eu-cranks-it-up

Cypriot House Speaker Annita Demetriou reaffirmed Nicosia’s One China position this week during a meeting with the Chinese ambassador, who responded with a similar One Cyprus principle as the two countries sought to strengthen ties while Brussels warned EU should steer clear...

11. Cyprus is bursting, like a fat guy out of his leotard

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-cyprus-is-bursting-like-a-fat-guy-out-of-his-leotard

Cyprus’ changing demographics are causing havoc to the real estate market, accentuating socio-economic imbalances and creating polarised communities. A bit dramatic? Let’s see....

12. The embargo has its own history

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-embargo-has-its-own-history

The US decision to lift the embargo on the supply of military equipment to the Republic of Cyprus has a decades-long history and is linked to the embargo imposed on Turkey after its invasion of Cyprus in 1974. ...

13. Cyprus starts golden passport trial with a paradox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-starts-golden-passport-trial-with-a-paradox

A defense attorney in the golden passport trial set to begin next month raised a conflict of interest on Monday, when his client and former House speaker along with three other defendants appeared for their arraignment before a Nicosia district judge...

14. Queen Elizabeth under medical supervision - Concern for her health

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/queen-elizabeth-under-medical-supervision-concern-for-her-health

Doctors are concerned about Queen Elizabeth's health and have recommended that she remain under medical supervision, Buckingham Palace has announced....

15. Metsola has full plate as she flies to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/metsola-has-full-plate-as-she-flies-to-cyprus

European Parliament President Roberta Metsola is flying for an official visit to Cyprus, where years ago she spent time as a college student, but this short trip is packed with hot button issues for Europe’s youngest-ever speaker...

16. Rumors about Israel-Lebanon gas pact as Cyprus sits out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rumors-about-israel-lebanon-gas-pact-as-cyprus-sits-out

America’s energy czar is purported to be mediating a secret gas arrangement between Israel and Lebanon, a Herculean task given delineation complexities but not farfetched given ongoing efforts to resolve similar disputes between Tel Aviv and Nicosia...

17. Cypriot Marios Georgiou wins gold in men's horizontal bar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-marios-georgiou-wins-gold-in-men-s-horizontal-bar

Cyprus is reeling from the success of its champion, Marios Georgiou, who won Cyprus’ first gold medal at the European Gymnastics Championships in Munich....

18. China's Ambassador to Cyprus condemns Pelosi's Taiwan visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-s-ambassador-to-cyprus-condemns-pelosi-s-taiwan-visit

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s recent visit to China’s Taiwan region is a gross interference in China’s internal affairs, a major event upgrading the substantive relations between the US and Taiwan, and sends a very wrong signal to “Taiwan independence” separatist forces, says the Spokesperson of the Embassy of China in Cyprus, in a written statement....

19. China's military on alert amid Pelosi's possible visit to Taiwan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-s-military-on-alert-amid-pelosi-s-possible-visit-to-taiwan

Taiwan is bracing for a potential show of force from China as US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was expected to arrive on the island late Tuesday....

20. Cyprus-Chevron's Aphrodite tactics irk Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-chevron-aphrodite-tactics-irk-israel

A gas field dispute between Cyprus and Israel over a tiny portion, with which the island nation hopes to buy out its neighbor, went in deep water this week after Nicosia and Chevron preannounced plans for Aphrodite despite a decade-long unresolved issue still pending between the two nations...

21. Parliament goes off script over controversial museum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliament-goes-off-script-over-controversial-museum

All hell broke loose this week in Cypriot parliament after opposition blocked state funds earmarked for an EOKA museum dedicated to Grivas, a highly divisive figure in the island’s history...

22. Cyprus to Greece ferry link launches with great fanfare [VIDEO]

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-to-greece-ferry-link-launches-with-great-fanfare-video

The launch of the ferry link service between Limassol and Piraeus occurred this Sunday amid great fanfare led by the President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades and attended by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Anita Demetriou, and various other Ministers....

23. Moscow to probe ‘Ukrainian regime crimes’ after surrender

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-to-probe-‘ukrainian-regime-crimes-after-surrender

Hundreds of Ukrainian fighters surrendered to an uncertain fate on Tuesday after weeks holed up in the bunkers and tunnels below Mariupol's Azovstal steel works as the most devastating siege of Russia's war in Ukraine drew to a close...

24. Biden praises Greek position over war in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-praises-greek-position-over-war-in-ukraine

US President Joe Biden has thanked Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis for Athens’ 'moral leadership' following the Russian invasion in Ukraine in late February...

25. First ever Limassol book fair will begin in November

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/first-ever-limassol-book-fair-will-begin-in-november

Under the auspices of the Limassol Municipality and in conjunction with strategic partners from the private and public sector, the organizing team of the Limassol Book Fair announces the first annual book fair in Limassol. The event will be held on November 25-27, 2022 at the Carob Mills venue, in the historic medieval castle area of Limassol....

26. Protests erupt after potential US Supreme Court move to overturn abortion rights ruling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protests-erupt-after-potential-us-supreme-court-move-to-overturn-abortion-rights-ruling

Anti-abortion activists and pro-abortion rights supporters took to the streets of Washington on Tuesday after news that the U.S. Supreme Court may overturn the 1973 Roe v Wade ruling that legalized abortion....

27. Zelensky wants Cyprus tough on island’s Russians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zelensky-asks-cyprus-to-get-tough-on-island-s-russians

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is urging the Republic of Cyprus to strip Russians of their golden passports 'without exception' and only ease up on dual citizens if they condemn what he called 'war crimes of their military' in Ukraine....

28. Go green and tour the capital by bicycle this Sunday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/go-green-and-tour-the-capital-by-bicycle-this-sunday

"Cycling in the city 2022" will take place this Sunday, April 10. The event aims to promote a cycling culture on the island, underscoring its multiple benefits such as improving health, low pollution and a more environmentally friendly means of transportation, especially within the cities on the island, resulting in a better quality of life for all people....

29. Zelensky to address Cypriot parliament

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zelensky-to-address-cypriot-house

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will address the Cypriot parliament on Thursday, during a busy week on the island with US diplomat visits and after local media suggested Nicosia was grappling with a difficult dilemma...

30. Zelensky to US Congress: 'Is it too much to ask for a no-fly zone?' (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zelensky-to-us-congress-is-it-too-much-to-ask-for-a-no-fly-zone-video

President Volodymyr Zelensky said Ukraine is going through 9/11 and Pearl Harbor every day, urged the US to protect his skies as he invoked Martin Luther King and the Founding Fathers in a heart-wrenching speech to Congress on Wednesday morning....

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