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18 May, 2024
 

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1. Climate action

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/climate-action

Wopke Hoekstra has been the European Commissioner for Climate Action since 9 October 2023. Before assuming office in Brussels, he held various political positions in the Netherlands and worked in the private sector. ...

2. Cyprus lags in online book shopping

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-lags-in-online-book-shopping

Cyprus ranked lowest in the European Union for online purchases of printed or digital books, magazines, or newspapers in 2023, according to Eurostat data released on World Book Day. ...

3. Cyprus leads EU with highest rate of asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-eu-with-highest-rate-of-asylum-seekers

Cyprus had the highest rate of registered first-time applicants for asylum compared to its population in January 2024, according to the latest monthly asylum data released by Eurostat....

4. Greek royal couple announce divorce after 13 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-royal-couple-announce-divorce-after-13-years

In a joint announcement released on April 19, Prince Nikolaos and Princess Tatiana of Greece revealed their decision to end their marriage of 13 years. ...

5. Heartbreaking Gaza photo wins World Press Photo of the Year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heartbreaking-gaza-photo-wins-world-press-photo-of-the-year

Reuters photographer Mohammed Salem captured this year’s prestigious World Press Photo of the Year award Thursday with a depiction of loss and sorrow in Gaza, a heartrending photo of a Palestinian woman cradling the body of her young niece....

6. Russia's influence tactics exposed in EU election probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-s-influence-tactics-exposed-in-eu-election-probe

Less than two months before European voters in 27 countries take part in EU Parliament elections, Belgium says it is investigating pro-Russian networks that are trying to influence the vote....

7. Kyriakos Kouros assumes role as Cyprus' High Commissioner to the UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakos-kouros-assumes-role-as-cyprus-high-commissioner-to-the-uk

Ambassador Andreas Kakouris has assumed his duties as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' new Permanent Secretary....

8. Protecting pups or punishing breeds? Dachshunds caught in legal crossfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protecting-pups-or-punishing-breeds-dachshunds-caught-in-legal-crossfire

Dachshunds, the German dog breed known for their distinctive long bodies and short legs, face an uncertain future if proposed changes to an animal protection law are approved, Germany’s kennel club said....

9. Romania's visa requirement hits 12 countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/romania-s-visa-requirement-hits-12-countries

Travellers from 12 third countries now need to obtain a Schengen Transit Visa first, before passing through Romania, in order to reach their non-Schengen destination country. ...

10. 2,540 Ukrainian refugees denied protection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2-540-ukrainian-refugees-denied-protection

About 2,540 Ukrainian refugees have been suspended from temporary protection in the Netherlands since March 4, 2024. They are now forced to seek safety in the country or leave. ...

11. Netherlands makes history as the first country to wipe out stray dogs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netherlands-makes-history-as-the-first-country-to-wipe-out-stray-dogs

In a landmark achievement, the Netherlands has become the world's first country to eradicate the issue of stray dogs, setting a global benchmark in animal welfare practices. ...

12. European Commission flags trade risks for Cyprus economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-commission-flags-trade-risks-for-cyprus-economy

The Cypriot economy is on a sound footing due to solid economic growth and declining inflation, but its high integration with EU and non-EU economies make geopolitical and trade tensions......

13. Methamphetamine use in Cyprus under scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/methamphetamine-use-in-cyprus-under-scrutiny

A pan-european Wastewater Analysis Survey shows that there is a significant use of methamphetamine in Cyprus, but there are lower levels of use than the European average for other substances. ...

14. Cyprus bridges East and West as Amalthea project gets under way

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-bridges-east-and-west-as-amalthea-project-gets-under-way

Apostolos Tomaras' recent article in Kathimerini's printed Sunday edition details the establishment of the Gaza Maritime Humanitarian Aid Corridor, ...

15. Cyprus President's first visit to Netherlands in 34 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-s-first-visit-to-netherlands-in-34-years

President of Cyprus Nikos Christodoulides and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte reaffirmed the robust bilateral ties between their nations during a pivotal meeting held in The Hague on Wednesday. ...

16. Olive oil prices spike 49% in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/olive-oil-prices-spike-49-in-cyprus

In January 2024, the price of olive oil experienced a significant surge, with Cyprus leading the pack with a remarkable 49% increase, according to data released by Eurostat, the EU's statistical office. ...

17. Netherlands tops global pension charts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netherlands-tops-global-pension-charts

A recent analysis by the Mercer CFA Institute has identified European nations as leaders in global pension systems. The Netherlands secures the top spot in the rankings, with Iceland and Denmark following closely behind....

18. Greek farmers descend on Athens protesting economic hardships

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-farmers-descend-on-athens-protesting-economic-hardships

In a demonstration mirroring concerns across Europe, Greek farmers drove tractors into Athens on Tuesday to protest outside parliament, citing issues with rising energy costs, foreign competition, and recent flooding. ...

19. Greece joins 28 nations in recognizing same-sex families

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-joins-28-nations-in-recognizing-same-sex-families

In a groundbreaking move, Greece has joined over 37 nations in granting recognition and equal rights to families with same-sex parents....

20. Cyprus' 3.7% greenhouse gas increase stands out in EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-3-7-greenhouse-gas-increase-stands-out-in-eu

In the third quarter of 2023, greenhouse gas emissions through economic activity had increased by 3.7% in Cyprus and decreased by 7.1%......

21. Become an ambassador for a day!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/become-an-ambassador-for-a-day

In its third consecutive year, EU female-led foreign missions in Cyprus present a distinctive opportunity for women to work alongside a female diplomat for a day....

22. French far right poised for record surge in European Elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-far-right-poised-for-record-surge-in-european-elections

According to findings cited by Politico, the French far-right is poised to secure its highest-ever percentages in the upcoming June European elections....

23. AC/DC unveils 'Power Up' European tour

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ac-dc-unveils-power-up-european-tour

Iconic rock band AC/DC is set to electrify Europe this summer with their highly anticipated POWER UP tour, featuring two nights at Wembley Stadium in England....

24. Former Dutch PM and wife's joint 'double euthanasia'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-dutch-pm-and-wife-s-joint-double-euthanasia

In a poignant farewell, former Dutch Prime Minister Dries van Agt and his wife, Eugenie, passed away together in what is described as a rare ''double euthanasia.''...

25. Farmers protest outside European Parliament over taxes and imports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farmers-protest-outside-european-parliament-over-taxes-and-imports

In a fervent display of frustration, angry farmers ignited fires outside the European Parliament building in Brussels today, venting their grievances against taxes, escalating costs, and the influx of cheap imports....

26. UNRWA faces EU investigation over Hamas attack allegations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unrwa-faces-eu-investigation-over-hamas-attack-allegations

The European Commission has urged the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) to grant permission for EU experts to conduct an urgent financial audit....

27. Transport for London accused of exploiting EU drivers for fines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transport-for-london-accused-of-exploiting-eu-drivers-for-fines

European governments allege one of the largest data breaches in EU history as Transport for London (TfL) accused of illegally obtaining personal data for fines....

28. Germany's model links retirement age to life expectancy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-s-model-links-retirement-age-to-life-expectancy

The consequences of an aging population have for many years been a headache for many countries, including Greece, and have provoked opposition from many politicians and public opinion,...

29. Diversity and the Church

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/diversity-and-the-church

The ongoing discussion in Greece regarding same-sex couples and parenting is poised to capture the attention of the political leadership and Cypriot society at some point. ...

30. US and UK launch joint operations against Houthis in response to Red Sea ship attacks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/houthi-rebels-reject-us-maritime-shield-typhoon-aircraft-take-off-from-akrotiri

As the sun sets over the Akrotiri base in Cyprus, a celestial dance unfolds. Two pairs of Typhoon FGR4 aircraft, gracefully reported by British TV channels, take flight....

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