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151. Akamas will be scanned by drones to find illegal converstions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akamas-will-be-scanned-by-drones-to-find-illegal-converstions

Interior Minister Constantinos Ioannou has outlined the forthcoming measures to address complaints concerning livestock farms in the protected Akamas area,...

152. Green energy policy progresses with approval for EV charging infrastructure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/green-energy-policy-progresses-with-approval-for-ev-charging-infrastructure

The Council of Ministers, in its session on June 21, 2023, approved the Amendment of the Regulations on Petroleum Stations from 1972 to 1999, to allow for the installation and use of electric vehicle charging points at petrol stations, as part of the government's policy for transitioning to green energy....

153. Ineia community leader denies shed conversions in Akamas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ineia-community-leader-denies-shed-conversions-in-akamas

The community leader of Ineia, Yagos Tsivikos, strongly denies reports suggesting the conversion of traditional sheds into summer villas in Akamas. In an open letter, he dismisses these claims as deliberate misinformation, asserting that there are already numerous sheds in Ineia....

154. The President's omissions and unaddressed issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-president-s-omissions-and-unaddressed-issues

Flanked by his cabinet and through a 24-page document, the President of the Republic presented the program and actions of the government from his first day in office until today. ...

155. Ex ‘superminister’ defends proposal after boat disaster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ex-‘superminister-defends-proposal-after-boat-disaster

A Cypriot former minister known for his tough stance on migration wants a yay or nay on his proposal where asylum applications could be filed abroad, a measure not supported by some capitals including Berlin, which may be having second thoughts in the aftermath of a boat disaster in Greece...

156. President talks up local government reform

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-talks-up-local-government-reform

Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides said on Saturday that the reform of the local government was 'perhaps the greatest challenge in the history of the local administration in the country,' while stressing that the reform should be implemented as soon as possible...

157. Visa fraud scandal widens after airport arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/visa-fraud-scandal-widens-after-airport-arrest

Cyprus Police made headway in an investigation into visa fraud over the weekend, following an airport arrest in connection with an illegal network where Syrians rejected for refugee status ended up paying middlemen for subsidiary protection...

158. Seven arrested in residence permit scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seven-arrested-in-residence-permit-scandal

159. Cabinet approves Deputy Ministry for Migration and Asylum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-deputy-ministry-for-migration-and-asylum

The Council of Ministers approved on Thursday the bill for the establishment of a Deputy Ministry for Immigration and Asylum....

160. Cyprus takes a stand for solidarity in EU immigration reform

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-takes-a-stand-for-solidarity-in-eu-immigration-reform

Minister of Interior Konstantinos Ioannou announced on Friday that Cyprus views the establishment of a mandatory solidarity mechanism as a significant development for the country....

161. France: Children wounded in playground stabbing attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-children-wounded-in-playground-stabbing-attack

Several small children were injured Thursday morning when a knife-wielding man attacked them in a playground in a park in the French Alpine town of Annecy....

162. Minister highlights progress in migration management efforts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-highlights-progress-in-migration-management-efforts

During a recent press conference on migration, Constantinos Ioannou, the Minister of Interior, discussed the current state of asylum applications and the return of irregular migrants to their countries of origin between March and May 2023. He emphasized the government's policies and measures to address these challenges....

163. Strong occupancy rates over long weekend translates into thriving leisure sector

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strong-occupancy-rates-over-long-weekend-translates-into-thriving-leisure-sector

Occupancy in leisure businesses throughout Cyprus ranged from 75% to 80% during the Pentecost long weekend, known in Cyprus as Kataklysmos (Inundation), according to the Federation of Recreation Centres (OSIKA)....

164. The Cyprus conundrum: Hakan Fidan's potential role in shaping Turkish policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-cyprus-conundrum-hakan-fidan-s-potential-role-in-shaping-turkish-policy

The ''Turkish Century'' heralded by the re-election of Recep Tayyip Erdogan officially unfolds on Friday, generating interest in the individuals that the Turkish president will select for his cabinet. ...

165. Nicosia revives US visa waiver talks but conceals details

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-conceals-details-in-revived-us-visa-waiver-talks

Cypriot President Nikos Christodoulides suggested on Monday that ongoing efforts to secure a US visa waiver was an example of a 'new level of relations' between Nicosia and Washington, while providing little details on the process but adding that his government’s position on sanctions against Russia was 'in line' with American goals as outlined recently by the US Ambassador...

166. Efforts underway for fair and transparent management of T/C properties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/efforts-underway-for-fair-and-transparent-management-of-t-c-properties

The Interior Ministry is proceeding with the implementation of some measures regarding Turkish Cypriot properties, with the ultimate aim of correcting problems that have been created over time and managing them in a transparent and meritocratic manner, Interior Minister Constantinos Ioannou said today....

167. Cyprus Cancer Research Institute: Scientific bridge between Europe and Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cancer-research-institute-scientific-bridge-between-europe-and-cyprus

An important project for science and humanity was inaugurated on Monday, May 22, at the University of Cyprus campus, the "Nicola David – Pinedo Building" of the Cyprus Cancer Research Institute (CCRI), made possible thanks to the donation of Georgios and Kaiti David in memory of their daughter Nikola, who passed away in 2016 due to cancer....

168. President holds talks with EU commissioners on Cyprus problem and migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-holds-talks-with-eu-commissioners-on-cyprus-problem-and-migration

The Cyprus problem, the migration issue and current European developments were discussed on Monday at the meeting between the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nikos Christodoulides and the Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Promotion of the European Way of Life, Margaritis Schinas, at the Presidential Palace....

169. European commissioners to visit Cyprus for meetings and cancer initiatives

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-commissioners-to-visit-cyprus-for-meetings-and-cancer-initiatives

Margaritis Schinas, Vice President of the European Commission and European Commissioner for Promoting our European Way of Life and Stella Kyriakides, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety will be in Cyprus next week for a number of meetings....

170. Cyprus working on comprehensive refugee policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-working-on-comprehensive-refugee-policy

The government is working on a comprehensive refugee policy, President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides said on Monday....

171. Romanians protest for Schengen accession

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/romanians-protest-for-schengen-accession

Hundreds of Romanians participated in the protest organized in Brussels by the Alliance for the Union of Romanians (AUR) party to stop treating Romanians as second-class European citizens....

172. 14-year-old kills 8 classmates and security guard in Belgrade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/14-year-old-kills-8-classmates-and-security-guard-in-belgrade

A 14-year-old boy opened fire in his Belgrade classroom on Wednesday morning, shooting dead eight fellow pupils and a security guard in a pre-planned attack and wounding seven others, Serbian officials said....

173. Turkish Cypriot entrepreneur purchases hotels in closed Famagusta

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-entrepreneur-purchases-hotels-in-closed-famagusta

Yeni Bakis reported today that a Turkish Cypriot entrepreneur claims to have purchased three hotels and two floors of apartment buildings from their Greek Cypriot proprietors in the closed Famagusta. ...

174. Gov't officials submit asset declarations: Who holds the most valuable property?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gov-t-officials-submit-asset-declarations-who-holds-the-most-valuable-property

The deadline for submitting the Asset Declarations by members of the new Government, as provided by legislation, ends today, Thursday, April 27th....

175. Cyprus tightens criteria for immigration permit scheme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tightens-criteria-for-immigration-permit-scheme

A revised set of criteria on the expedited process for granting immigration permits to third-country nationals who invest in Cyprus will be in effect as of May 2, 2023, the Interior Ministry announced on Friday....

176. Cyprus to become 'transfer hub' for people fleeing Sudan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-become-transfer-hub-for-people-fleeing-sudan

The Republic of Cyprus activated its ESTIA Special National Plan to receive and repatriate foreign citizens from crisis areas through its territory, according to a press release from the Foreign Ministry....

177. 'The goal is 1,000 voluntary returns per month,' says Ioannou

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-the-goal-is-1-000-voluntary-returns-per-month-says-ioannou

The government of Cyprus has outlined a four-pillar plan to address immigration issues, according to Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou. The first pillar is to limit the flow of asylum seekers entering Cyprus, followed by managing asylum applications and reception areas more efficiently....

178. Italy declares state of emergency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/italy-declares-state-of-emergency

To deal with the recent influx of migrants arriving on the southern shores of Italy, the country's right-wing government has announced a six-month nationwide state of emergency....

179. €130M grant plan proposed for 358 refugee apartment buildings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€130m-grant-plan-proposed-for-358-refugee-apartment-buildings

In an effort to effectively manage buildings in government housing estates and address observed structural issues, the Ministry of Interior has prepared a comprehensive Sponsorship Plan to be presented at Friday's Cabinet meeting. ...

180. Lawmakers discuss special energy plans for refugees and large families

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawmakers-discuss-special-energy-plans-for-refugees-and-large-families

Lawmakers in Cyprus are urging relevant agencies to create two special plans for the installation of photovoltaics, energy-saving, and subsidizing electric mobility for refugees and large families....

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