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23 July, 2024
 

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1. European elections add twist to Cyprus polls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-elections-add-twist-to-cyprus-polls

On June 9, Cyprus goes to the polls in the most complicated elections in its history as the European elections and the local government elections are held in parallel, following the reform passed by the Parliament....

2. PwC: Slow progress in gender equality in the workplace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pwc-slow-progress-in-gender-equality-in-the-workplace

To mark International Women’s Day 2024, PwC has released two studies, the Women in Work Index and Inclusion Matters, finding that global progress on achieving gender parity at work continues at a sluggish rate....

3. Turkey gives green light to Sweden's NATO membership

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-gives-green-light-to-sweden-s-nato-membership

In a pivotal move, the Turkish parliament has voted in favor of Sweden's NATO membership bid, marking a significant step forward for the Nordic nation....

4. 1,000 rescued from snow-stranded vehicles in Sweden

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-000-rescued-from-snow-stranded-vehicles-in-sweden

Swedish authorities have successfully evacuated over 1,000 people who were stranded in heavy snow for more than 24 hours on the main E22 road in the Skane region. ...

5. Finland and Sweden hit -40°C, breaking winter records

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finland-and-sweden-hit-40°c-breaking-winter-records

In an unprecedented turn of weather events, Finland and Sweden were plunged into the depths of winter as temperatures hit a bone-chilling minus 40 degrees Celsius, marking the coldest recorded temperatures of the season. ...

6. Cyprus allocates 65M euros for diverse tourism initiatives in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-allocates-65m-euros-for-diverse-tourism-initiatives-in-2024

The National Tourism Strategy's update has recently concluded, announced by Deputy Minister Kostas Koumis, known as "K." This undertaking commenced shortly after his assumption of office in March 2023, with an initial target to finalize it by the year's end. ...

7. Deloitte celebrates 65 years of success in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/deloitte-celebrates-65-years-of-success-in-cyprus

This year marks 65 years of continuous successful presence for Deloitte in Cyprus. The company celebrated 65 years of ''making an impact that matters'' at an event held on 2 November, in the presence of all partners and staff. ...

8. Deputy Minister Koumis paves way for more seats to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deputy-minister-koumis-paves-way-for-more-seats-to-cyprus

Deputy Minister of Tourism Kostas Koumis had important contacts in recent days in Stockholm and Helsinki, with the aim of increasing the number of air seats offered to our country for the next year....

9. Avian flu forces Finland to cull 120,000 foxes and mink

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/avian-flu-forces-finland-to-cull-120-000-foxes-and-mink

Finland, Europe's leading producer of fox fur, has begun slaughtering 120,000 foxes and mink to stem an outbreak of avian flu that has hit fur farms, the authorities announced on Wednesday....

10. Rapid expansion for Cyprus Airways

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rapid-expansion-for-cyprus-airways

Cyprus Airways in the first half of 2023 carried a total of 260,000 passengers marking a steep increase of 300% year on year, while it doubled its operations compared with June of last year....

11. Historic day for NATO as Turkey agrees to ratify Sweden's accession

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/historic-day-for-nato-as-turkey-agrees-to-ratify-sweden-s-accession

Hailing a “historic day,” NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday evening that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has agreed – after marathon trilateral consultations with Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson on the eve of the Alliance’s Summit – ...

12. Denmark plans to tighten travel restrictions for refugees: No holidays in home countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/denmark-plans-to-tighten-travel-restrictions-for-refugees-no-holidays-in-home-countries

Denmark’s Ministry of Immigration and Integration has unfolded new plans to further tighten the regulations for refugees planning to travel for holidays to their home countries, banning them from making such holidays even after they have resided in Denmark for ten years....

13. Energizing surprise: Abundance of energy sends prices plummeting in Finland

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/energizing-surprise-abundance-of-energy-sends-prices-plummeting-in-finland

Finland was dealing with an unusual problem on Wednesday: clean electricity that was so abundant it sent energy prices into the negative....

14. Washington okays baby deal for Turkish F16

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-okays-baby-deal-for-turkish-f16

US President Joe Biden's administration is set to move ahead with the sale of a modernization package for Turkey's existing F-16 aircraft, after leaders of US congressional committees gave informal approval, but Turkey's request to buy billions of dollars worth of F-16s remains in limbo...

15. Finland PM ousted, conservatives win tight vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finland-prime-minister-ousted-conservatives-win-tight-vote

Finland’s main conservative party claimed victory in parliamentary elections Sunday in a tight three-way race that saw right-wing populists take second place, leaving Prime Minister Sanna Marin’s Social Democratic Party in third, dashing her hopes for reelection...

16. Why do Norwegian babies nap outside in freezing temperatures?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/why-do-norwegian-babies-nap-outside-in-freezing-temperatures

An Australian man living in Norway has clocked more than 14 million views on a clip that shows about a dozen babies sleeping outside in their strollers in freezing temperatures....

17. Turkey rejects linking NATO expansion to F-16 deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-rejects-links-between-nato-expansion-f-16-deal

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday called for Sweden and Finland to be accepted into NATO 'as quickly as possible,' although his Turkish counterpart dismissed the possibility of any link between their accession and Turkey’s request for F-16 fighter jets...

18. Presidential candidate wants Cyprus in NATO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-candidate-wants-cyprus-in-nato

Cypriot presidential candidate Averof Neophytou says NATO membership would be a 'natural development' for the Republic of Cyprus, a divided island that continues to raise tensions between the western alliance’s members Greece and Turkey...

19. Cyprus airways unveils strategic plans, new routes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-airways-unveils-strategic-plans-new-routes

Cyprus Airways on Wednesday unveiled its five-year strategic plan announcing the expansion of is flight schedule to five new routes, namely Milan, Zurich, Prague, Basel, and Cairo...

20. Cyprus tourist arrivals reach 80% of 2019 numbers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tourist-arrivals-reach-80-of-2019-numbers

Tourist arrivals in Cyprus during the period January-April 2022 have reached 80% of the numbers recorded in 2019, which was a record year for Cyprus tourism, the Deputy Minister of Tourism, Savvas Perdios, has said....

21. 110,000 monkeypox vaccines set to be shipped to the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/110-000-monkeypox-vaccines-set-to-be-shipped-to-the-eu

The European Union has reached an agreement for the purchase of 110,000 monkeypox vaccines, the Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Stella Kyriakidou announced....

22. Lavrov in Turkey to discuss plans to ship Ukrainian grain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lavrov-in-turkey-to-discuss-plans-to-ship-ukrainian-grain

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is due to hold talks Wednesday with Turkish officials on a plan that could allow Ukraine to export its grain through the Black Sea to global markets amid an escalating food crisis....

23. Finland and Sweden formally apply to join NATO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finland-and-sweden-formally-apply-to-join-nato

Finland and Sweden formally applied to join the NATO alliance on Wednesday, a decision spurred by Russia's invasion of Ukraine, but face objections from Turkey to an accession process that is expected to take only a few weeks....

24. Biden praises Greek position over war in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-praises-greek-position-over-war-in-ukraine

US President Joe Biden has thanked Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis for Athens’ 'moral leadership' following the Russian invasion in Ukraine in late February...

25. 'Grave mistake' if Finland and Sweden join NATO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/grave-mistake-if-finland-and-sweden-join-nato

Russia has told Finland and Sweden that their decision to join the Nato military alliance is a serious mistake with far-reaching consequences and that they should not assume that Moscow will not respond....

26. Disquiet in Nicosia over NATO and sanctions talk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/disquiet-in-nicosia-over-sanctions-and-nato-talk

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says Nicosia will implement only targeted measures against Russia while talk of the island joining NATO is premature, citing Ankara that appeared to be pumping the brakes on western alliance expansion over hostility from current member Greece and two likely Nordic applicants...

27. Russia cuts electricity to Finland

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-cuts-electricity-to-finland

Russia will suspend electricity supplies to Finland this weekend, a supplier said on Friday as tensions rise over Helsinki's NATO bid amid Moscow's military campaign in Ukraine....

28. Turkey could veto Finnish and Swedish NATO membership

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-could-veto-finnish-and-swedish-nato-membership

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that his country is “not favorable” toward Finland and Sweden joining NATO, indicating that Turkey could use its status as a member of the Western military alliance to veto moves to admit the two countries....

29. Russia loses troops and equipment in failed river crossing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-loses-troops-and-equipment-in-failed-river-crossing

Russia lost significant numbers of troops and important equipment when Ukrainian forces thwarted their attempt to cross a river in the east, British officials said Friday, another sign of Moscow’s struggle to win decisive victories and salvage a war gone awry....

30. Moscow warns of retaliation if Helsinki joins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-warns-of-retaliation-if-helsinki-joins

Finland said on Thursday it would apply to join NATO 'without delay', with Sweden expected to follow, as Russia's invasion of Ukraine looked set to bring about the very expansion of the Western military alliance that Vladimir Putin aimed to prevent...

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