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28 January, 2023
 

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1. Cyprus taps into expat travel pros across the pond

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-taps-into-expat-travel-pros-across-the-pond

Tourism Deputy Minister Savvas Perdios has concluded a first visit to Washington and New York with a view to gathering information and promoting Cyprus as a tourism destination with a 'positive impression' he told CNA....

2. EU wants to send migrants back to their country of origin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-wants-to-send-migrants-back-to-their-country-of-origin

European Union migration ministers meet on Thursday to discuss visa restrictions and better coordination inside the bloc to be able to send more people with no right to asylum in Europe back to their home countries including Iraq....

3. 5.7 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Rhodes also felt in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/5-7-magnitude-earthquake-off-the-coast-of-rhodes-also-felt-in-cyprus

4. Cyprus signs WHO office agreement this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-signs-who-office-agreement-this-week

The agreement on establishing the World Health Organization Country Office in Cyprus will be signed on Friday between the Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipantela, and WHO Regional Director, Dr Hans Kluge...

5. Menendez won’t let it rest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menendez-won-t-let-it-rest

Any decision by the United States to go ahead with the sale of F-16 fighter jets and upgrade kits to Turkey would be 'baffling' given the 'belligerent' stance of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan towards NATO ally Greece, said Senator Bob Menendez, chair of the Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee, reiterating that he will not approve the sale...

6. Royal Caribbean opens an office in Cyprus.

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/royal-caribbean-opens-an-office-in-cyprus

Royal Caribbean Group, a giant in the cruise sector, has announced the opening of an office in Cyprus within the first half of 2023. ...

7. Greek PM says 'we will not go to war with Turkey’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-says-we-will-not-go-to-war-with-turkey

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said Thursday he still believes it is possible to resolve his country’s differences with Turkey by speaking with Turkey’s president, and stressed that the two neighbors will not go to war...

8. Cyprus talks up imminent Chevron announcement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-talks-up-imminent-chevron-announcement

Cypriot Energy Minister Natasa Pilides is waging a battle to ensure Chevron’s reluctant development concept for Aphrodite will stick to plan, but cost-cutting ideas, merger wars, and maritime issues continue to blur options backed by an administration on its last leg...

9. Pyrgos dig reveals industrial plant dating back to 2350 BC

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pyrgos-dig-reveals-industrial-plant-dating-back-to-2350-bc

From 2350 BC to 1850 BC, the Greek population of Pyrgos in Cyprus had a very important industrial building of about 4000 m2, where not only copper but also olive oil, perfume, medicines, textiles, paints, and wine were processed....

10. Eight brand spanking new restaurants in town

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/eight-brand-spanking-new-restaurants-in-town

The city's culinary landscape has recently been enhanced by the addition of several new restaurants and dining establishments, all of which are listed below....

11. 330,000 migrants attempted to enter the EU last year, highest since 2016

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/330-000-migrants-attempted-to-enter-the-eu-last-year-highest-since-2016

The number of attempts by migrants to enter the European Union without authorization reached around 330,000 last year, the highest number since 2016, the EU’s border and coast guard agency said Friday....

12. Cyprus features prominently in US Congress’ Turkey report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-features-prominently-in-us-congress-turkey-report

The possible sale of F-16s to Turkey and tensions between Turkey and Cyprus and Greece are included in a US Congressional Research Service report on Turkey released on January 9, which outlines Biden administration support of the sale and opposition by 'some members of Congress'...

13. Cypriot author claims police trying to ban his book on corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-author-claims-police-trying-to-ban-his-book-on-corruption

A Cypriot investigative journalist accused the police on Wednesday of trying to prevent him from publishing books he wrote about corruption in his country....

14. Cyprus goes under 24-hour severe weather warning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-goes-under-24-hour-severe-weather-alert

A yellow warning went into effect all day Thursday in Cyprus, with weather officials warning about a mix of embedded showers and heavy thunderstorms during an entire 24-hour period...

15. Akar: Greece warned not to extend over 6 miles in the Aegean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akar-greece-warned-not-to-extend-over-6-miles-in-the-aegean

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has warned that Ankara will not allow Greece's territorial waters to be extended beyond 6 miles....

16. Cyprus is in the midst of the new 'Narcos'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-is-in-the-midst of-the-new-narcos

Since December 20, cannabis has been washing up on the shores of free and occupied Famagusta, specifically over 100 kilos of packaged Indian hemp were collected by police....

17. Trendsetter company buys Cyprus’ most expensive property

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trendsetter-company-buys-cyprus-most-expensive-property

The most expensive piece of real estate in Cyprus is off the market, following news that a global trading platform will buy the stunning beachfront property after a decade-long presence on the island...

18. Israeli ambassadorship to Turkey rewrites gas rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-ambassadorship-to-turkey-rewrites-gas-rules

Israel's new ambassador to Turkey presented her credentials to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan week, after four years of strain between the two countries and just months after Nicosia said it was confident it would not be sidelined by its Jewish neighbor...

19. Turkish minister calls on Cypriot sides to share gas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-minister-calls-on-cypriot-sides-to-share-gas

Ankara says actions taken by Greek Cypriots to exploit gas resources off the island’s coast but outside Turkish jurisdiction are still unfair if Turkish Cypriots are not involved in the process...

20. Plant to process Israeli gas for export an option

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plant-to-process-israeli-gas-for-export-an-option

The government of Cyprus is weighing a proposal for a pipeline that would carry natural gas from Israel to the island nation, where it would be processed and exported by ship to Europe and elsewhere as Russia’s war in Ukraine compounds an energy crisis, the Cypriot energy minister said Monday...

21. Lebanese drinks giant Kassatly building plant in Ypsonas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/lebanese-drinks-giant-kassatly-building-plant-in-ypsonas

Lebanese drinks giant Kassatly Group Holding has started work on a new plant in Cyprus under “Boutique Beverage Bottling Int’l Ltd” as part of ambitious plans to move the brand from a regional powerhouse to a global player....

22. New gas field discovery in Cyprus EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-gas-field-discovery-in-cyprus-eez

The drilling rig of the ENI-TotalEnergies consortium in the Cyprus EEZ has discovered a new gas field at the Zeus 1 target. This is a larger field than the one discovered by the Italian-French consortium on 22 August in the same block (Block 6)....

23. 48 asylum seekers transferred to Germany

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/48-asylum-seekers-transferred-to-germany

The pilot voluntary relocation program under the Voluntary Solidarity Mechanism of the European Union has successfully relocated 48 applicants for international protection from Cyprus to Germany, the Ministry of the Interior has announced....

24. Cyprus and USA go to the rescue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-usa-go-to-the-rescue

A joint Search and Rescue Exercise titled CYPUSA 01/22 was conducted on Thursday within the Search and Rescue Region of the Republic of Cyprus, with the participation of SAR Units and Personnel from the Republic of Cyprus and USA...

25. Grant Johnson: City of Dreams Mediterranean will be the game changer for Cyprus’ hospitality industry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/grant-johnson-city-of-dreams-mediterranean-will-be-the-game-changer-for-cyprus-hospitality-industry

The multi-themed City of Dreams Mediterranean resort in Limassol, which will include a luxury hotel, casino, entertainment and sports facilities, adventure park, shops and restaurants, among others, will begin operations in the second quarter of 2023. Grant Johnson, the General Manager of COD analyzes what exactly the City of Dreams Mediterranean will be, what it will offer to the tourism product of Cyprus, how it will strengthen the country's economy and its position as a popular tourist destination and at the same time he analyzes how this project will have significant benefits for the local community and its people. ...

26. Cyprus could become a year-round tourist destination by 2030

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-could-become-a-year-round-tourist-destination-by-2030

The ultimate goal of the National Tourism Strategy 2030 is to establish Cyprus as an all-season, high-quality, digitally intelligent and accessible tourist destination, that respects the environment and channels the benefits of tourism across the island,...

27. Is the drone base in Lefkoniko growing? (satellite image)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/is-the-drone-base-in-lefkoniko-growing-satellite-image

Three years ago today, in December 2019, Turkey publicly announced the first-ever permanent deployment of the TB-2 Bayraktar drone in the occupied territories. ...

28. EMGF approves Cypriot proposal on permanent advisory body

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/emgf-approves-cypriot-proposal-on-permanent-advisory-body

Energy Ministers of the member states of the East Mediterranean Gas Forum agreed on Wednesday on the proposal of the Cypriot Presidency of the EMGF to establish a Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee during the 8th Ministerial Meeting, held in Cairo under the chairmanship of Cyprus’ Minister of Energy, Commerce and Industry, Natasa Pilides...

29. Tatar: 'Discussions on air and naval bases still ongoing'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-discussions-on-air-and-naval-bases-still-ongoing

In remarks to a Turkish Anatoli news agency correspondent regarding the year-end assessment, the TC leader stated that the illegal airport in occupied Lefkonoiko was given to 'security forces' to serve as a base for Turkish IHAs. ...

30. Nicosia passes energy forum baton to Cairo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-passes-energy-forum-baton-to-cairo

Energy Minister Natasa Pilides will preside on Wednesday in Cairo over the 8th Ministerial Meeting of the regional intergovernmental organization East Mediterranean Gas Forum, the last one that will be held within the framework of the Cyprus Presidency of the Forum for 2022...

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