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1. Mogherini says EU stands with Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mogherini-says-eu-stands-with-cyprus

High Representative Federica Mogherini expressed the EU’s full solidarity with Cyprus in her closing statement in the European Parliament plenary discussing Turkey's drilling activities around the island...

2. Friday the 13th to sort it all out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/friday-the-13th-to-sort-it-all-out

Britain will hold its first December election in almost a century after Prime Minister Boris Johnson won approval from parliament on Tuesday for an early ballot aimed at breaking the Brexit deadlock...

3. Johnson seeks backing for early election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-seeks-backing-for-election

The European Union agreed to a Brexit delay of up to three months on Monday, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would push on with his bid to end Britain’s political paralysis with an election on December 12...

4. Clocks go back this weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clocks-go-back-this-weekend

People in Cyprus got an extra hour of sleep Sunday morning, as clocks fell back to winter time on Saturday after midnight marking the end of Daylight Saving Time...

5. Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Preventing Framework: Legislation Gaps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/anti-money-laundering-and-terrorist-financing-preventing-framework-legislation-gaps

Over the last years, the EU has developed a solid regulatory framework for preventing money laundering and terrorist financing. However, these rules are not always able to capture the growing technological developments and potential gaps that can be exploited by criminals...

6. Turkey criticized over Syria offensive during EP debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-criticized-over-syria-offensive-during-ep-debate

Turkey was heavily criticized on Wednesday for its military operation in north-east Syria, during a debate at the European Parliament plenary, in Strasbourg, while a relevant resolution is expected to be adopted on Thursday....

7. EU lawmakers reject Turkey's 'safe zone' in Syria, eye sanctions steps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-lawmakers-reject-turkey-s-safe-zone-in-syria-eye-sanctions-steps

European Union lawmakers on Wednesday condemned Turkey’s offensive to carve out a “safe zone” in northeast Syria and prepared the way for new EU financial sanctions against Ankara....

8. 'Flextension' thrown in the mix

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flextension-thrown-in-the-mix

European Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday that he would recommend that the 27 other member states of the European Union approve a delay of Britain’s departure date following Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to put the Brexit deal on hold...

9. Sassoli says EP calmly waiting on UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sassoli-says-ep-calmly-waiting-on-uk

The European Parliament will vote on Brexit only after the agreement’s ratification by the UK Parliament, the Conference of the President of the political groups decided on Monday...

10. Conflicting signals from London bemuse EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/conflicting-signals-from-london-bemuse-the-eu

With just 10 days left until the United Kingdom is due to leave the EU on October 31, the divorce is again in disarray as Britain’s political class argue over whether to leave with a deal, exit without a deal or hold another referendum...

11. Johnson refuses to sign delay letter sent to EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-refuses-to-sign-delay-letter-to-eu

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson sent an unsigned letter to the European Union on Saturday requesting a Brexit delay alongside a separate note saying that he did not want an extension...

12. Brexit deal faces Saturday showdown

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European Union leaders unanimously backed a new Brexit deal with Britain on Thursday, leaving Prime Minister Boris Johnson facing a battle to secure the UK parliament’s backing for the agreement if he is to take Britain out of Europe on October 31...

13. Brexit deal agreed as EU summit begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brexit-deal-agreed-as-eu-summit-begins

Britain clinched a last-minute Brexit deal with the European Union on Thursday, but still faced a challenge in getting it approved by parliament...

14. Last straw as Johnson heads to Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/last-straw-as-johnson-heads-to-brussels

European Union leaders’ two-day summit in Brussels starting on Thursday will be dominated by last-gasp efforts to seal a deal on Britain’s exit from the bloc despite a raft of other pressing issues, from the crisis in the Middle East to the bloc’s budget...

15. Bills for Brits clear House committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bills-for-brits-clear-house-committee

Two bills targeting post-Brexit rights for British residents in Cyprus have cleared the House labour committee, while the language of the bill reportedly provides for a start date that has been left blank...

16. Kyriakides a step closer to EU health chief

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-closer-to-eu-health-chief

Commissioner-designate for Health Stella Kyriakides got on Wednesday the green light from ENVI EP Committee to move on to the next step in the procedure for her appointment...

17. Sharp increase in migrant arrivals in past 5 months, says minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sharp-increase-in-migrant-arrivals-in-past-5-months-says-minister

Greece's migration minister said Wednesday there was a 200 percent jump in the number of migrants and refugees who have reached Greek shores in the last five months....

18. Johnson vows to stay put to hit Oct. 31 Brexit deadline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-vows-to-stay-put-to-hit-oct-31-brexit-deadline

Boris Johnson said on Sunday he would not quit as Britain’s prime minister even if he fails to secure a deal to leave the European Union, insisting only his Conservative government can deliver Brexit on Oct. 31. ...

19. Cyprus resorts to UN Security Council over Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-resorts-to-un-security-council-over-varosha

In statements to the press late on Friday after having completed all his meetings on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, President Anastasiades expressed his satisfaction about the outcome of his “interesting and extremely important” meeting with the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and the understanding with which Cyprus’ positions were received by the five Security Council permanent members. ...

20. Johnson goads opponents to call election as tempers flare over Brexit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-goads-opponents-to-call-election-as-tempers-flare-over-brexit

Waving his arms and yelling “come on, come on”, Johnson implored his opponents in a raucous House of Commons session to bring a vote of no-confidence in the government and trigger an election to finally break the Brexit impasse. ...

21. Niyazi against Turkish language holdup

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/niyazi-against-turkish-language-holdup

Cypriot MEP Niyazi Kizilyurek is calling on the European Commission to clarify why the EU is slow-walking the process of making Turkish an official language of the EU...

22. UK Supreme Court rules PM Johnson's suspension of parliament was unlawful

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-rules-pm-johnson-s-suspension-of-parliament-was-unlawful

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to shut down the British parliament for five weeks in the run-up to Brexit was unlawful, the Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday in a humiliating rebuke to him. ...

23. Moody's changes Cyprus outlook to positive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moody-s-changes-cyprus-outlook-to-positive

Rating agency Moody’s changed the outlook for the Cypriot economy to positive from stable, citing the reduction of the sovereign exposure to event risks stemming from the banking sector and the improving fiscal strength beating previous expectations...

24. North to get security cameras next year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-to-get-security-cameras-next-year

A Turkish company is set to deliver hundreds of security cameras in the north next year, while a tender process for speed cameras in the south is concluding Friday with the aim of installing the first batch in late 2020...

25. Johnson calls Anastasiades to touch base

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-calls-anastasiades-to-touch-base

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke with President Nicos Anastasiades over the phone on Wednesday, discussing the latest developments regarding UK’s withdrawal from the European Union...

26. Cabinet approves surplus 2020 budget

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-surplus-2020-budget

The Cabinet approved on Wednesday the budget for 2020, which foresees a surplus in state finances, while a significant increase in spending is planned due to the implementation of the General Healthcare System ...

27. Activists chased in the dead of night

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/activists-chased-in-the-dead-of-night

A group of activists against illegal bird trapping, who took matters into their own hands when they tried to disrupt an unlawful operation in Famagusta, uploaded a video showing they were being chased by local poachers in the dead of night...

28. Israel's Netanyahu fights for record fifth term

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-s-netanyahu-fights-for-record-fifth-term-in-do-over-election

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a battle for political survival in a closely fought election on Tuesday that could end his 10-year domination of national politics. ...

29. Kyriakides up to the task for EU health

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-up-to-the-task-for-eu-health

Cyprus’ EU Commissioner-designate, Stella Kyriakides, who has been selected as the new EU Health Commissioner, says she is ready for the challenge...

30. Speaker Bercow, champion of Britain's parliament in clash with Johnson, bows out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/speaker-bercow-champion-of-britain-s-parliament-in-clash-with-johnson-bows-out

House of Commons Speaker John Bercow, champion of Britain’s parliament in its move to rein in Prime Minister Boris Johnson over Brexit, said on Monday he would stand down, issuing a warning to the government not to “degrade” parliament. ...

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