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29 January, 2022
 

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1. Strengthening Cyprus' anti-aircraft umbrella high on the Ministry of Defence agenda

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strengthening-cyprus-anti-aircraft-umbrella-high-on-the-ministry-of-defence-agenda

An in-depth study of proposals submitted by various countries for the procurement of a system that will strengthen the Republic’s anti-aircraft umbrella was completed by the Ministry of Defence, according to information obtained by the Cyprus News Agency (CNA)....

2. Desperate Afghan families resorting to selling their kidneys and even their own children to buy food

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/desperate-afghan-families-resorting-to-selling-their-kidneys-and-even-their-own-children-to-buy-food

Entire families in Afghanistan have been forced to sell their kidneys so they can buy food, as the country plunges deeper into a humanitarian crisis....

3. Anti-vaxxers making ‘at least $2.5m’ a year from publishing on Substack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/anti-vaxxers-making-‘at-least-$2-5m-a-year-from-publishing-on-substack

A group of vaccine-sceptic writers are generating revenues of at least $2.5m (£1.85m) a year from publishing newsletters for tens of thousands of followers on the online publishing platform Substack, according to new research....

4. Parents in Cyprus get jabbed to fly sick child to Germany

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parents-in-cyprus-get-jabbed-to-fly-sick-child-to-germany

The parents of a young child in need of surgery got vaccinated in Cyprus on Thursday after being told they could not fly to Germany for treatment unless they got jabbed, but it was still not clear whether the order was based on medical or travel policy...

5. EuroAsia secures EU funds for Cyprus but Israel left out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/euroasia-secures-eu-funds-for-cyprus-but-israel-left-out

Cypriot Energy Minister Natasa Pilides has welcomed the approval the approval of EU funds for the EuroAsia Interconnector, but the money is not enough for the submarine cable to reach Israel...

6. Britain: COVID travel restrictions are being scrapped

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-covid-travel-restrictions-are-being-scrapped

The COVID travel restrictions imposed by the government are being scrapped....

7. Cyprus to deport asylees on safety grounds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-deport-asylees-on-safety-grounds

Dozens of refugees in the Republic of Cyprus have been denied access to asylum, with reports saying they have been transported to a deportation facility while the nature of their crimes was still unknown...

8. Teddy Sagi's Playtech embroiled in takeover battle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/teddy-sagi-s-playtech-embroiled-in-takeover-battle

Israeli billionaire Teddy Sagi, the founder of Playtech, declined to comment on the withdrawal of Eddie Jordan's potential bid for the online gambling company he founded back in 1999....

9. Germany: Student opens fire with a rifle in German lecture hall before killing himself

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-student-opens-fire-with-a-rifle-in-german-lecture-hall-before-killing-himself

A student today opened fire during a lecture at a German university, injuring four people, before killing himself....

10. Supreme Court settles golden passports legal saga

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-settles-golden-passports-legal-saga

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus says a Parliament attempt last year to restrict the attorney general's role in a golden passport probe outcome was unconstitutional, after lawmakers had raised conflicts of interest for the state's chief law enforcer and his deputy...

11. Income tax revenue up by €25.6 million in 2020 compared to 2019

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/income-tax-revenue-up-by-€25-6-million-in-2020-compared-to-2019

Cyprus income tax revenue for the tax year 2020 increased by €25,6 million euros, compared to 2019, with the total amount exceeding €642 million. ...

12. Rare, pristine coral reef found off Tahiti coast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rare-pristine-coral-reef-found-off-tahiti-coast

Deep in the South Pacific, scientists have explored a rare stretch of pristine corals shaped like roses off the coast of Tahiti. The reef is thought to be one of the largest found at such depths and seems untouched by climate change or human activities....

13. Robert De Niro's Nobu Hotel to open in Santorini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/robert-de-niro-s-nobu-hotel-to-open-in-santorini

Yet another leading name from the global tourism industry is arriving on Greece’s shores. Nobu Hospitality has announced the start of operations of its first hotel in the country, located on the island of Santorini....

14. Expert worried as Chloraka stoked about breakwaters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-shocked-as-chloraka-stoked-about-breakwaters

Local officials in Chloraka are stoked about tourism potential following a deal to install breakwater structures, but a coastal engineer is raising safety concerns for the project in Paphos’ western town that has been occupying the headlines recently over refugee management...

15. Cyprus passes national whistleblower law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-passes-national-whistleblower-law

Cypriot lawmakers passed a consolidated bill on whistleblowing protections on Thursday after years of delays and EU pressure, with the new law aimed to shield employees from retaliation after speaking up against corruption...

16. Tatar: A campaign to recognize the pseudo-state

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-a-campaign-to-recognize-the-pseudo-state

17. Minthis wins Leading Golf Sustainability Award

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/minthis-wins-leading-golf-sustainability-award

Minthis Golf Club has demonstrated its groundbreaking work in sustainability, not only in Cyprus but worldwide, with the most prestigious honour in the golf travel industry: The 2021 IAGTO Award for Outstanding Contribution to Sustainability....

18. Metsola rises through EU’s power structure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/metsola-rises-through-eu-s-power-structure

Malta’s Roberta Metsola has been elected president of the European Parliament, after the madam speaker with Greek roots became the youngest MEP to hold the post after tough negotiations and a gentleman’s agreement...

19. State issues ultimatum in Chloraka refugee standstill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-issues-ultimatum-in-chloraka-refugee-standstill

Paphos officials are seeking ways to convince asylum seekers at a controversial studio complex in Chloraka to move out, with reports saying residents have been told they would lose their refugee assistance unless they agree by the end of the month to relocate at a migrant facility...

20. Nicosia could see rare snow midweek

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-could-see-rare-snow-midweek

A cold front continues to affect Cyprus, with temperature minimums in the mountains going into double digits below zero by midweek with a local meteorologist not ruling out snow in the capital...

21. Halting progress and happy accidents: How mRNA vaccines were made

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/halting-progress-and-happy-accidents-how-mrna-vaccines-were-made

Skeptics have seized on the rapid development of the vaccines to undermine the public’s trust in them. But the breakthroughs behind the vaccines unfolded over decades as scientists across the world pursued research in disparate areas, never imagining their work would one day come together to tame the pandemic of the century....

22. Djokovic heads for Belgrade after deportation from Australia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/djokovic-heads-for-belgrade-after-deportation-from-australia

Novak Djokovic was headed home to Serbia on Monday after his deportation from Australia over its required COVID-19 vaccination ended the No. 1-ranked men’s tennis player’s hopes of defending his Australian Open title....

23. Rape remark lands former commissioner in hot seat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rape-remark-lands-former-commissioner-in-hot-seat

A Cypriot former European commissioner was in the hot seat over the weekend after a comment she made about a rape story in Greece drew criticism from fellow Cypriots and Greeks, who took to social media to condemn her remarks and opine about young women and unwanted sex...

24. Tsunami from Tonga volcano eruption leaves trail of flood damage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tsunami-from-tonga-volcano-eruption-leaves-trail-of-flood-damage

Tsunami waves caused by an undersea volcano have flooded the Pacific Island country of Tonga, where entire towns have been inundated with water and scientists warn the main island could be blanketed in volcanic ash....

25. Australian Immigration Minister cancels Novak Djokovic’s visa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/australian-immigration-minister-cancels-novak-djokovic-s-visa

The Federal Government has decided to cancel Novak Djokovic’s visa and deport the 20-time grand slam champion because it was “in the public interest to do so”....

26. Prince Andrew loses military titles and use of HRH

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prince-andrew-loses-military-titles-and-use-of-hrh

The Duke of York's military titles and royal patronages have been returned to the Queen, Buckingham Palace has said....

27. MI5 warns MP's: Chinese government 'agent' has been 'active' in UK parliament

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mi5-warns-mp-s-chinese-government-agent-has-been-active-in-uk-parliament

MI5 has warned that a Chinese government agent has been working in parliament "to subvert the processes", MPs have been told....

28. Reference Hospital’s capacity at 96%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reference-hospital-s-capacity-at-96

The capacity of Famagusta General Hospital, which operates as the Reference Hospital for COVID-19, climbed to 96%, Amalia Hadjiyianni, the Hospital's Scientific Director told the Cyprus News Agency, adding that 81% of the hospitalized patients are not vaccinated....

29. Cyprus police shocked at arrest mix-up in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-shocked-at-arrest-mix-up-in-greece

Cyprus police were shocked at the news that a family man with a clean record was arrested in a high-stakes take down at a Greek airport, with sources suggesting Interpol Nicosia had only flagged the passenger discreetly after Athens never got back to them to resolve a mix-up...

30. Persistent dad arrested after school files complaint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/persistent-dad-arrested-after-school-files-complaint

A father in Paphos was arrested this week after a school administration filed a complaint with police saying he made threats over the phone, with the dad denying the accusations and saying he was simply trying to reach the principal who wouldn’t take his call...

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