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1. Cyprus scolded for failing to transpose EU laws

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scolded-for-failing-to-transpose-eu-laws

The European Commission has sent letters of formal notice to Cyprus for having failed to notify national measures transposing two directives regarding road safety...

2. EU struggles with Russian oil price cap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-struggles-with-russian-oil-price-cap

European Union governments remained split on Thursday over what level to cap Russian oil prices at to curb Moscow’s ability to pay for its war in Ukraine without causing a global oil supply shock, with more talks possible on Friday if positions converge...

3. More routes and airline seats for the winter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/more-routes-and-airline-seats-for-the-winter

The announcements by Ryanair in the morning and Wizz Air on Monday afternoon to increase the fleet at Cypriot airports and add new routes clearly pleased Hermes Airports and the tourism industry in general,...

4. Russian officials denied visas for OSCE meeting in Poland

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/russian-officials-denied-visas-for-osce-meeting-in-poland

The government of Poland will not issue Schengen visas to officials from the Russian Federation for attending a meeting of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) set to be held in the city of Łódź in Poland on December 1 and 2....

5. Ryanair adds five new destinations and a fourth aircraft to its fleet in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ryanair-adds-five-new-destinations-and-a-fourth-aircraft-to-its-fleet-in-cyprus

Ryanair has announced its busiest summer schedule in Cyprus, with 41 routes from Paphos to destinations including Naples and Toulouse....

6. Spike in illegal migrant entries, says EU border agency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spike-in-illegal-migrant-entries-says-eu-border-agency

The European Union’s border agency said Monday that the number of illegal entries by migrants spiked to more than 275,000 in the January through October period this year....

7. Cyprus to charge €80 to Russians applying for tourist visas beginning December 1

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-charge-€80-to-russians-applying-for-tourist-visas-beginning-december-1

Cypriot authorities have announced that the country will no longer apply facilitated rules for citizens of Russia applying for tourist visas....

8. Eurostat: Electricity prices up by 32% in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eurostat-electricity-prices-up-by-32-in-cyprus

In the first half of 2022, average household electricity prices in the European Union increased sharply compared with the same period in 2021, from 22.0 euros per 100 kWh to 25.3 euros per 100 kWh, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU....

9. Cyprus' annual inflation rate at 9.0%, lower than EU's 9.9%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-annual-inflation-rate-at-9-0-lower-than-eu-s-9-9

The euro area's annual inflation rate was 9.9% in September 2022, up from 9.1% in August and up from 3.4% a year earlier, according to figures published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union....

10. Russian tourists no longer welcome in the Czech Republic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-tourists-no-longer-welcome-in-the-czech-republic

The Czech Republic’s authorities have announced that from the end of this month, the country will start applying stricter entry rules for citizens of Russia....

11. Discussions on tougher travel rules for Russians to begin immediately

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/discussions-on-tougher-travel-rules-for-russians-to-begin-immediately

Discussions among the relevant EU institutions to examine how the EU-Russia Visa Facilitation Agreement, which was fully suspended on Wednesday during the informal meeting of EU Foreign Ministers (Gymnich) in Prague, will begin as soon as possible, according to a Foreign Ministry press release issued on Thursday....

12. 89% of Cypriots got their news from online sources in 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/89-of-cypriots-got-their-news-from-online-sources-in-2021

Cyprus is one of the countries in the EU with the largest percentage of users using the internet to access online news sites, newspapers and news magazines, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union....

13. 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....

14. EU survey: Bribery still rife in health services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-survey-bribery-still-rife-in-health-services

At least one out of eight people who visited a health service in Greece recently had to make an under-the-table payment, known as a “fakelaki,” or “small envelope,” according to recent data....

15. Moscow and NATO could clash over Kaliningrad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-and-nato-could-clash-over-kaliningrad

The United States today said its support for Lithuania is 'ironclad' and that any attack on the country would 'constitute an attack on all NATO members'....

16. Only half of Cypriots agree with EU sanctions against Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/only-half-of-cypriots-agree-with-eu-sanctions-against-russia

Only 54% of respondents in Cyprus, compared to an average of 80% in the European Union, agree with EU financial sanctions against Russia, according to the European Parliament's spring Eurobarometer findings....

17. Russia vows retaliation over Lithuanian blockade of goods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-vows-retaliation-over-lithuanian-blockade-of-goods

Russia warned NATO member Lithuania on Monday that unless the transit of goods to Russia's Kaliningrad exclave on the Baltic Sea was swiftly restored then Moscow would take undisclosed measures to defend its national interests....

18. 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....

19. Investigation into big cat shipment to Mykonos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigation-into-big-cat-shipment-to-mykonos

An animal rights group on Tuesday called for a judicial investigation into a shipment of two lions and a tiger that was allowed to go through customs in northern Greece, destined for the party island of Mykonos....

20. Cyprus ranks third with 58% of population having a tertiary education degree

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ranks-third-with-58-of-population-having-a-tertiary-education-degree

41 percent of young adults across the European Member States have completed tertiary education, with women being the leading gender....

21. Russia cuts electricity to Finland

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-cuts-electricity-to-finland

Russia will suspend electricity supplies to Finland this weekend, a supplier said on Friday as tensions rise over Helsinki's NATO bid amid Moscow's military campaign in Ukraine....

22. Eurovision 2022: Greece has qualified for the final (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/eurovision-2022-greece-has-qualified-for-the-final-video

Amanda Georgiadi of Greece qualified for the grand final of the 66th Eurovision Song Contest, held at the "Pala Olimpico" in Turin....

23. US Diplomat: 'It would be political suicide if Putin withdraws'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-diplomat-it-would-be-political-suicide-if-putin-withdraws

An interminable and unwinnable war in Europe? That’s what NATO leaders fear and are bracing for as Russia’s war in Ukraine grinds into its third month with little sign of a decisive military victory for either side and no resolution in sight....

24. EU parliament votes to keep EU Digital COVID Certificate in place until June next year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-parliament-votes-to-keep-eu-digital-covid-certificate-in-place-until-june-next-year

The Parliament of the European Union has given the green light to the Member States to keep the EU Digital COVID Certificate in place until June next year....

25. Moscow escalates warnings with nuclear war games in the Baltic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-escalates-warnings-with-nuclear-war-games-in-the-baltic

Reacting to the prospect of Sweden and Finland joining NATO in the wake of the war in Ukraine, Moscow escalated its warnings by simulating a nuclear-tipped missile fired at the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad. ...

26. Urgency and skepticism clash as west probes chems in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/urgency-and-skepticism-clash-as-west-probes-chems-in-ukraine

Moscow says claims by American officials about the possibility of Russia using chemical weapons in Ukraine were 'baseless' as politicians and experts were becoming more skeptical about Kiev’s allegations...

27. Lithuania becomes first EU country to cut off Russian gas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lithuania-becomes-first-eu-country-to-cut-off-russian-gas

Lithuania became the first European Union country to end its dependence on Russian gas, according to its energy minister....

28. Poland calls on EU to halt issuance of Schengen visas to Russians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/poland-calls-on-eu-to-halt-issuance-of-schengen-visas-to-russians

Poland wants the Schengen Area countries to completely stop issuing Russians visas for short-term stays in the 26 Schengen countries as a part of the sanctions imposed due to the ongoing invasion of Ukraine by the Russian military....

29. Bucha atrocities bring about fresh sanctions and deportations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bucha-atrocities-bring-about-fresh-sanctions-and-deportations

Following the revelations about the atrocities against civilians that took place in Bucha and other areas near Kyiv, the EU is preparing fresh sanctions against Russia to "hit them where it hurts". ...

30. Eurostat: 11% of Cypriot residents are citizens of other EU countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eurostat-11-of-cypriot-residents-are-citizens-of-other-eu-countries

The percentage of residents that are citizens of other countries living in Cyprus, both from EU member states and non-EU countries, is higher than 10%, ...

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