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1. Drug squad chief suspended after warden complaint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-squad-chief-suspended-after-warden-complaint

Lack of clarity continued to rule the day in the Republic of Cyprus following allegations against the drug squad chief, who was suspended from duties on Wednesday after the prison warden accused him of illegal activities...

2. Julie Fisher will be the new US Ambassador to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/julie-fisher-will-be-the-new-us-ambassador-to-cyprus

Julie Fisher, currently serving as the US Special Envoy for Belarus, is the Biden administration's choice for the position of the new US Ambassador to Cyprus. Fisher's nomination will have to be confirmed by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee following the standard hearing process....

3. Demetriou: 'Labour Minister leaves behind a heavy legacy'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/demetriou-labour-minister-leaves-behind-a-heavy-legacy

Labour Minister Zeta Emilianidou leaves behind a heavy legacy for all of us, said House President Annita Demetriou, expressing the condolences of the Parliament and her own for the loss of the Minister who passed away Monday evening at 68 years of age....

4. Greece resumes weapons support to Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-resumes-weapons-support-to-ukraine

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin thanked many countries including Greece for sending new military packages of assistance to Ukraine, causing political chaos in Athens where last month government officials said there would be no more military equipment shipments to Kiev...

5. Cyprus praised for its commitment to children's rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-praised-for-its-commitment-to-children-s-rights

Law Commissioner Louiza Christodoulidou Zannetou and the delegation that represented the Republic of Cyprus in the 90th Summit of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, returned with positive remarks from Geneva....

6. Cyprus freezes creation of juvenile correctional facility

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-freezes-creation-of-juvenile-correctional-facility

The parliament in the Republic of Cyprus has failed to approve funds allocated for a juvenile detention center, causing the country to remain the only EU member state without a proper correctional facility for young offenders...

7. Cacophony emerges as Cyprus stalls foreclosure bills

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cacophony-emerges-as-cyprus-stalls-foreclosure-bills

The finance ministry in the Republic of Cyprus is scrambling for new ways to overcome an awkward impasse on two crucial foreclosure bills, after opposition parties blamed the administration for not doing enough to have the European Commission go along with amendments to protect bad loan guarantors...

8. 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...

9. Critics furious over ‘gynic rules’ for Green Line cops

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critics-furious-over-‘gynic-rules-for-green-line-cops

Rules referring to gynecological restrictions for female border cops in Cyprus are raising eyebrows, with critics crying foul over the measure while ridiculing the lack of mental evaluation for gun possession...

10. Migration officials on alert after unexplained fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migration-officials-on-alert-after-unexplained-fires

Officials in Cyprus are investigating several fires that broke out at Pournara migrant facility in rural Nicosia, while an investigation into another blaze at apartment building in Larnaca was inconclusive after foreign nationals had to evacuate late at night...

11. Nameless pay-as-you-go phones under scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nameless-pay-as-you-go-phones-under-scrutiny

Police and intelligence officials in the Republic of Cyprus are pushing again for a ban on anonymous pay-as-you-go phones hoping it will help reduce crime, but critics and phone companies are not buying the argument...

12. English will be used in newly established commercial and maritime courts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/english-will-be-used-in-newly-established-commercial-and-maritime-courts

Cyprus' Justice Minister, Stephie Dracos, expressed on Friday her satisfaction with a constitutional amendment to allow the use of the English language by two new Courts that are expected to be created, the Commercial Court and the Maritime Court....

13. Cyprus police reject school shooting plot claim

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-reject-school-shooting-plot-claim

Shocking allegations about a thwarted school shooting in rural Nicosia have been dismissed by police, who said the claim was blown out of proportion after a parents association official alluded to the incident when he told parliament there was tension in the community due to migration...

14. 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...

15. US House passes bill urging Biden to sell off seized Russian yachts and jets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-house-passes-bill-urging-biden-to-sell-off-seized-russian-yachts-and-jets

The US House of Representatives yesterday passed legislation calling on President Joe Biden to sell the seized yachts, private jets and other assets owned by sanctioned Russian oligarchs....

16. Census takers face hostility in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/census-takers-face-hostility-in-cyprus

Census workers in Cyprus are facing hostile residents during the ongoing campaign, as many citizens say they are worried about their personal information also being collected for sinister purposes...

17. Pro-migrant group says locals instigated Emba brawl

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pro-migrant-group-says-locals-instigated-emba-incident

A pro-migrant group has accused police of stalling an investigation following a violent incident in Paphos involving foreign nationals and locals, with the NGO saying a 'hate crime' perpetrated against refugees was being misrepresented in the media...

18. Greeks halt weapons to Ukraine as Russia warns US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greeks-halt-weapons-to-ukraine-as-russia-warns-us

Athens signaled this week there would be no more weapons shipments to Ukraine, as reports emerged that Moscow has also warned Washington that US and NATO weaponry sent to Kiev could bring 'unpredictable consequences'...

19. 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....

20. Credit Suisse in the hot seat for telling its clients to shred evidence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/credit-suisse-in-the-hot-seat-for-telling-its-clients-to-shred-evidence

Just weeks after Credit Suisse was caught telling clients to shred evidence of its loans to Russian oligarchs, the embattled investment bank has decided to pull out of the country....

21. Biden to announce sanctions on hundreds of Russian lawmakers on Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-to-announce-sanctions-on-hundreds-of-russian-lawmakers-on-thursday

The Biden administration will reportedly sanction hundreds of Russian lawmakers in an extension of current sanctions on the Kremlin over its nearly month-long invasion of Ukraine....

22. Ukraine rejects Russian neutrality idea as Zelensky prepares to address Congress

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-rejects-russian-neutrality-idea-as-zalensky-prepares-to-address-congress

Ukraine on Wednesday dismissed Russian proposals to turn it into a neutral state, as the United States readied a huge package of military aid ahead of a historic address to Congress by Kyiv's defiant leader....

23. Default looms as Russia hits deadline for dollar bond payments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/default-looms-as-russia-hits-deadline-for-dollar-bond-payments

Russia will default on its debt for the first time since 1998 if it tries to make interest payments on its dollar bonds in roubles on Wednesday, rating agency Fitch has said....

24. Finance Ministry increases 2022 inflation estimate to 4%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-ministry-increases-2022-inflation-estimate-to-4

The Ministry of Finance has revised an initial 2022 inflation estimate of 1.5% to 4% due to the rise in petrol prices in the midst of the crisis in Ukraine....

25. New Vaccine Findings Pose Tough Questions for Parents of Young Children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-vaccine-findings-pose-tough-questions-for-parents-of-young-children

For American parents, particularly those with young children, the last couple of months have been dizzying and beyond frustrating....

26. Concerns over bioweapons emerge in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/concerns-over-bioweapons-emerge-in-ukraine

Washington warned this week that Russians could plan a biological or chemical attack in Ukraine, in response to Moscow’s claims that Russian armed forces obtained evidence of US-sponsored research as well as calls for American officials to come clean...

27. Alexis Pantazis and Emilios Markou of Hellas Direct have been named EY Entrepreneurs Of The Year for 2022 in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/alexis-pantazis-and-emilios-markou-of-hellas-direct-have-been-named-ey-entrepreneurs-of-the-year-for-2022-in-cyprus

This prestigious award for entrepreneurs was presented for the first time in Cyprus. Winners will represent Cyprus at the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Awards in Monte Carlo, in June 2022 ...

28. CMP work on missing persons marks progress

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cmp-work-on-missing-persons-marks-progress

The House Committee on Refugees learned about progress in the work of the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP), during a meeting on Tuesday, in Nicosia, with the CMP’s Greek Cypriot member, Leonidas Pantelides....

29. Larnaca Port and Marina will upgrade the Cypriot economy, says Minister of Transport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-port-and-marina-will-upgrade-the-cypriot-economy-says-minister-of-transport

Minister of Transport, Communications and Works, Yiannis Karousos, said on Friday that the project of Larnaca port and marina will significantly reinforce the Cypriot economy, with the benefit estimated at 120 million euros per year....

30. Hoyle highlights strong Cyprus-UK friendship while MP's call for support on various issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hoyle-highlights-strong-cyprus-uk-friendship-while-mp-s-call-for-support-on-various-issues

The United Kingdom fully supports Cyprus, the Speaker of the House of Commons Sir Lindsay Hoyle told the Foreign and European Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives on Tuesday....

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