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08 February, 2023
 

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1. Migrant boat sinks off Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-boat-sinks-off-greece

Four migrants, including three children, died after their boat sank off the island of Leros in the southeastern Aegean Sea on Sunday, the Greek coast guard said...

2. Is there a permanent American presence at the bases?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/is-there-a-permanent-american-presence-at-the-bases

In an article published last Wednesday on the British website DeclassifiedUK, there is talk of broadening US presence - on a permanent basis - in the areas of the Sovereign British Bases (SBA) in Akrotiri. According to sources in the British Ministry of Defence, ...

3. Cyprus plays leading role in natural disaster research in the South Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-plays-leading-role-in-natural-disaster-research-in-the-south-med

Today, a strategic project of particular significance for Cyprus was officially launched at the CERIDES Centre of Excellence of the European University Cyprus in the presence of Environment Commissioner Clelia Vassiliou. ...

4. Turkey wants to become a natural gas 'supermarket'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-wants-to-become-a-natural-gas-supermarket

Turkey will hold a natural gas summit on February 14-15 to bring together gas supplier countries and Europe’s consumer countries in Istanbul, Turkish Energy Minister Fatih Donmez said on Monday....

5. 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....

6. Pope declares being gay a 'sin' but not a 'crime'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-declares-being-gay-a-sin-but-not-a-crime

Pope Francis has declared homosexuality a 'sin' but not a 'crime' as he branded laws that criminalize gay people 'unjust'....

7. Riyadh wants to acquire Formula 1

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/riyadh-wants-to-acquire-formula-1

Whereas we used to say that the Chinese were buying everything, it appears that the Saudis are now following suit. According to well-informed sources cited by the news agency Bloomberg, ...

8. KIABI pursuing international development with the opening of a second store in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/kiabi-pursuing-international-development-with-the-opening-of-a-second-store-in-cyprus

Present in 24 countries with a network of 538 physical stores, KIABI is challenging the fashion world’s leaders in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and South America. Engaged in an international growth dynamic, the French favourite continues to roll out its concept intended for all families as it opens its second shop in Cyprus in 2023. ...

9. 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'...

10. Exports of halloumi at 1.34 billion over the last 5 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/exports-of-halloumi-at 1-34-billion-over-the-last-5-years

Halloumi exports have increased in recent years and are expected to peak in 2022. Data for the first nine months of 2022, i.e. up to September, show exports worth €227 million and an export volume of 32,000 tonnes. ...

11. 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....

12. Looking ahead to 2023: House prices in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/looking-ahead-to-2023-house-prices-in-cyprus

The end of 2021 saw Europe’s and Cyprus’ economies gradually recovering from the two-year rollercoaster ride of lockdowns, the stock market at record highs, and inflation increasing....

13. 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...

14. 105 bird poachers convicted in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/105-bird-poachers-convicted-in-2022

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) has contributed to the arrest and conviction of a total of 105 poachers in 2022, following the arrest of three hunters in the last days of the year....

15. Cyprus, India sign bilateral cooperation agreements

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-india-sign-bilateral-cooperation-agreements

Bilateral cooperation agreements between the Republic of Cyprus and India were signed on Thursday at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nicosia...

16. The week that shook Brussels saw a police stakeout, piles of cash, and reform promises

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-week-that-shook-brussels-saw-a-police-stakeout-piles-of-cash-and-reform-promises

The police had been waiting since dawn. Officers from the special unit of Belgium’s federal police gathered on Rue Wiertz, close to the European Parliament in Brussels. ...

17. Andreas Polemitis has died at the age of 80

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/andreas-polemitis-has-died-at-the-age-of-80

The academic world is saddened tonight over the death of Dr. Andreas Polemitis who died after a four-week battle with COVID. ...

18. 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. ...

19. MEP Eva Kaili fires back from jail cell

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mep-eva-kaili-fires-back-from-jail-cell

An attorney for EU lawmaker Eva Kaili, who is accused of being involved in an alleged bribery scandal involving a Gulf state, says money found in his client’s Brussels home did not belong to her, while a Cypriot MEP says he was troubled by her colleague’s stance towards Turkey’s ally Qatar...

20. 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,...

21. World Cup Chief Executive: 'Death is a part of life'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-cup-chief-executive-death-is-a-part-of-life

The Qatar World Cup chief executive said 'death is a part of life' in response to the tragic death of yet another migrant worker who has died at a training site....

22. Cyprus scores funds for Euromed Tech Hub

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scores-funds-for-euromed-tech-hub

The creation of the Euromed Tech Hub in Cyprus was unanimously decided last week by the Board of Directors of ANIMA Investment Network, a press release by Invest Cyprus says...

23. Austria to EU: Deport refugees to Rwanda pending asylum approval

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austria-to-eu-deport-refugees-to-rwanda-pending-asylum-approval

The Austrian Interior Minister, Gerhard Karner, has called for the EU to establish asylum procedures in safe third countries, similar to models that Denmark and the United Kingdom have agreed to operate....

24. Fisher backs federal model in Cyprus peace talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fisher-backs-federal-model-in-cyprus-peace-talks

I will use the full weight of my office to support Cypriot-led, UN-facilitated efforts to reunify Cyprus as a bizonal, bicommunal federation with political equality for all Cypriots candidate for the position of the US Ambassador to Cyprus, Julie Fisher, has assured...

25. Europe rushes to stock up on Russian diesel before ban starts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/europe-rushes-to-stock-up-on-russian-diesel-before-ban-starts

European traders are rushing to fill tanks in the region with Russian diesel before an EU ban begins in February, as alternative sources remain limited....

26. Iranian protesters look to outside world for help

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iranian-protesters-look-to-outside-world-for-help

The anti-government protests sweeping Iran are now in their eighth week, with no sign of ending, despite a bloody crackdown. The rest of the world has watched with alarm, with some countries taking steps in support of the protests....

27. Anastasiades urges world leaders to go climate neutral

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-urges-world-leaders-to-go-climate-neutral

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades asked world leaders to walk the road towards climate neutrality and a future of green, sustainable, resilient economies and societies, during his intervention at the COP27, in Sharm el Sheikh on Tuesday....

28. Qatar: Beer banned at stadiums just 2 days before World Cup

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/qatar-beer-banned-at-stadiums-just-2-days-before-world-cup

The sale of alcohol is strictly controlled in Qatar, and it had to relax its restrictions to allow FIFA sponsor Budweiser to sell its products outside World Cup match venues and fan zones. Now, fans have been told they cannot buy beer at any games during the tournament....

29. Anastasiades reveals Cypriot initiative on climate change at COP 27

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-reveals-cypriot-initiative-on-climate-change-at-cop-27

The Cypriot initiative on climate change will be presented by the President of the Republic, Nicos Anastasiades, at the UN Climate Summit, COP27, which began on Sunday in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, amid growing calls for rich countries to compensate poorer ones and states most vulnerable to climate change....

30. Cyprus' natural gas could be key to 'unlocking' the Cyprus problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-natural-gas-could-be-key-to-unlocking-the-cyprus-problem

The three candidates for the Presidency of the Republic, Averof Neofytou, Andreas Mavroyiannis and Nikos Christodoulides, outlined their positions at an event on the delimitation of maritime zones in the Eastern Mediterranean",...

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