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04 February, 2023
 

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1. Eurostat: Cyprus had the highest stock of NPL's in 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eurostat-cyprus-had-the-highest-stock-of-npl-s-in-2021

In 2021, Cyprus remained the country with the highest stock of non-performing loans (assets) of the general government, at 20.2% of GDP, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU....

2. 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. ...

3. Germany to send Leopard tanks to Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-to-send-leopard-tanks-to-ukraine

Germany cleared the way on Wednesday for Europe to send scores of battle tanks to Ukraine, and Washington was poised to make a similar announcement - moves hailed by Kyiv as a potential turning point in the war and condemned by Moscow as escalation. ...

4. PEGA's amendment games

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pega-s-amendment-games

The debate on Cyprus will turn into a game of balances and... amendments in relation to the draft report of the European Parliament's Committee of Inquiry into Surveillance Software (PEGA), ...

5. Money-laundering platform with ties to Cyprus seized

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/money-laundering-platform-with-ties-to-cyprus-seized

The Cyprus Police took part in a joint European operation that led to the seizure of an online cryptocurrency platform/exchange that was being used to launder money from illegal activities. ...

6. Only three passengers arriving in Germany test positive for COVID

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/only-three-passengers-arriving-in-germany-test-positive-for-covid

Only three passengers from China have tested positive for the Coronavirus upon their arrival to Germany since January 9, of a total of 628 random tests that have been carried out, according to a spokeswoman from Germany’s Health Department....

7. 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....

8. Economic events that will be remembered in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/economic-events-that-will-be-remembered-in-2022

The energy crisis, which intensified after Russia's invasion of Ukraine and resulted in skyrocketing gas prices, took the lead throughout the year....

9. Stolen 8th century BC jug returned to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stolen-8th-century-bc-jug-returned-to-cyprus

A Cypriot jug from the 8th century BC that was offered for sale on the Dutch art market, and which appeared to have been smuggled out of Cyprus shortly after the Turkish invasion of the island in July 1974, was recently returned to the Republic of Cyprus....

10. Amsterdam launches 'Stay Away' campaign to discourage types of tourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/amsterdam-launches-stay-away-campaign-to-discourage-types-of-tourism

Authorities in the Netherlands have decided to introduce in Amsterdam a new campaign called “Stay Away”, in order to discourage specific kinds of tourism....

11. Life satisfaction in EU down in 2021 compared to 2018

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/life-satisfaction-in-eu-down-in-2021-compared-to-2018

The European Office for Statistics, Eurostat, has revealed that citizens of the EU were slightly less satisfied with their lives in 2021 compared to 2018....

12. 1,100 euro rental cap on thousands of homes in the Netherlands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-100-euro-rental-cap-on-thousands-of-homes-in-the-netherlands

The Dutch government will impose limits on rents for more than 300,000 homes in order to provide affordable housing in the face of a shortage in the country's housing problem....

13. 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,...

14. 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. ...

15. A lion predicts the World Cup winners with 90% accuracy!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-lion-predicts-the-world-cup-winners-with-90-accuracy

Many claim to have discovered a method for predicting match results, but few are successful. A lion in a Thai zoo is said to have a 90% success rate at football predictions. ...

16. France first country to ban short haul flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-first-country-to-ban-short-haul-flights

France has been given the green light to ban short-haul domestic flights. Specifically, between locations where there is a train alternative that takes less than 2.5 hours....

17. Ukrainian embassies receive 'bloody packages' with animal eyes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukrainian-embassies-receive-bloody-packages-with-animal-eyes

Ukrainian embassies in at least five European countries have received several 'bloody packages' containing body parts of some animals, mainly eyes, the country's Foreign Ministry has reported....

18. 'FTX-style crypto crash won’t happen in Europe'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ftx-style-crypto-crash-won-t-happen-in-europe

The cryptocurrency world is reeling after the collapse of crypto exchange FTX — but EU policymakers are patting themselves on the back....

19. Work-life balance of European women worse after covid outbreak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/work-life-balance-of-european-women-worse-after-covid-outbreak

European women’s work-life balance has worsened since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, a European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) report shows....

20. Rift over gas cap looms over EU energy crisis plans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rift-over-gas-cap-looms-over-eu-energy-crisis-plans

EU energy ministers meet in Brussels on Thursday to approve the latest set of emergency measures to mitigate an energy crisis, but the plans risk being eclipsed by disagreements over whether and how to cap gas prices...

21. No OneLove armbands for England, Wales and EU countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-onelove-armbands-for-england-wales-and-eu-countries

England, Wales and other European nations will not wear the OneLove armband at the World Cup in Qatar because of the threat of players being booked....

22. Spyware and political games

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spyware-and-political-games

The European Parliament's Committee of Inquiry's draft report on the use of spyware in the EU was lengthy and comprehensive, but in the case of Cyprus, a sizable portion of the information was a repetition of already well-known facts and concerns about the absence of the required institutional framework. ...

23. Progressive school offering Waldorf and IB curriculums opens in the Limassol highlands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-waldorf-school-adds-to-the-development-of-mountain-areas

Tucked away in the mountains of Limassol, about 20 minutes from the sea, you’ll find a school like no other....

24. EP committee in Cyprus to investigate spyware claims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ep-committee-in-cyprus-to-investigate-spyware-claims

A delegation from the European Parliament’s committee of inquiry to investigate the use of Pegasus (PEGA) and equivalent surveillance spyware arrives in Cyprus on Tuesday afternoon, as part of a joint mission in Cyprus and Greece. PEGA gets a job in Cyprus - Why won't Drakou meet with the committee It will investigate complaints about the development and use of spyware on the spot...

25. 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....

26. More people continue to seek asylum in the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-people-continue-to-seek-asylum-in-the-eu

A total of 66,545 first-time asylum applications for international protections were filed by non-EU citizens in the European states in July – 265 more than in the previous months, scoring an increase of 0.4 percent....

27. A team of 'Forced Return Escorts' has been deployed to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-team-of-forced-return-escorts-has-been-deployed-to-cyprus

A team of forced return escort and support officers has been deployed by the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, Frontex, at the Larnaca Branch of the Aliens and Immigration Unit in Cyprus....

28. EC calls for state-funded compensation for victims of trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-calls-for-state-funded-compensation-for-victims-of-trafficking

The Council of Europe's Anti-Trafficking Division along with Cyprus-based NGO 'Step Up, Stop Slavery' brought together officials from various sectors of the Cypriot government and foreign diplomatic missions to discuss the ways in which financial compensation can be offered to victims of trafficking in Cyprus....

29. EU countries approve energy windfall levies, turn to gas price cap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-countries-approve-energy-windfall-levies-turn-to-gas-price-cap

European Union countries agreed on Friday to impose emergency levies on energy firms’ windfall profits and began talks on their next move to tackle Europe’s energy crunch – possibly a bloc-wide gas price cap....

30. Iran: Pro-regime marchers calling for execution of protesters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-pro-regime-marchers-calling-for-execution-of-protesters

State-organized demonstrations took place in several Iranian cities on Friday to counter anti-government protests triggered by the death of a woman in police custody, with some marchers calling for the execution of rioters....

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