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1. Cypriot citizens set to travel to US visa-free

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-citizens-set-to-travel-to-us-visa-free

The Cyprus Parliament ratified an agreement today between the Government of the Republic of Cyprus and the Government of the United States of America, paving the way for Cyprus to participate in the USA Visa Waiver program....

2. 'Land of Tomorrow' set to transform Larnaca's coastline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/land-of-tomorrow-set-to-transform-larnaca-s-coastline

The coastal community development project, ''Land of Tomorrow,'' is set to transform the industrial image of Dhekelia in Larnaca into a modern and sustainable urban environment. ...

3. No progress on Cyprus-Greece electricity interconnection project

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/no-progress-on-cyprus-greece-electricity-interconnection-project

No progress was made on the Cyprus side's position regarding the Crete-Cyprus electricity interconnection project during yesterday's teleconference, initiated by the European Commission and involving stakeholders from Greece and Cyprus....

4. Chinese consortium exits Vasilikos LNG project

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/chinese-consortium-exits-vasilikos-lng-project

The Chinese CPP-METRON Consortium Ltd (CMC Ltd) is set to exit the unfinished photovoltaic (PV) terminal project in Vasilikos, according to Cyprus' Energy Minister George Papanastasiou. ...

5. Cyprus grapples with energy future amid interconnector debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-grapples-with-energy-future-amid-interconnector-debate

The Cyprus Energy Regulatory Authority (CERA) has summoned ADMIE, the country's electricity grid operator, for a crucial meeting on July 15 to discuss new data that could potentially alter a decision barring charges to Cypriot consumers ahead of the Great Sea Interconnector project's implementation....

6. Cyprus faces crucial decision as LNG terminal contract nears end

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-faces-crucial-decision-as-lng-terminal-contract-nears-end

Energy Minister George Papanastasiou announced on Tuesday that the contract between the Natural Gas Infrastructure Company (ETYFA) and the CPP-METRON Consortium Ltd (CMC Ltd) for the Vasilikos liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal construction is approaching its conclusion....

7. Domestic violence cases on the rise in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/domestic-violence-cases-on-the-rise-in-cyprus

Reports of domestic violence in Cyprus have seen a significant rise, with incidents reaching alarming numbers, Justice and Public Order Minister Marios Hartsiotis told a parliamentary committee on Monday....

8. Macron's gamble averts far-right but leaves France in political instability

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/macron-s-gamble-averts-far-right-but-leaves-france-in-political-instability

In a surprising turn of events following French President Emmanuel Macron's call for snap elections, France's left-wing alliance has emerged victorious, securing 182 seats and pushing the far-right into third place....

9. Cyprus Law Commissioner teams up with Ireland to improve legal system

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-law-commissioner-teams-up-with-ireland-to-improve-legal-system

Law Commissioner Louisa Christodoulou Zannetou recently engaged in a virtual meeting with Ireland’s Law Reform Commission Chairman Justice Frank Clarke and Commissioner Richard Barrett. ...

10. Labour Party triumphs, Keir Starmer to become Prime Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/labour-party-triumphs-keir-starmer-to-become-prime-minister

The Labour Party has secured victory in Britain’s general election, marking the first change in power in 14 years. ...

11. Skip transporters plan mid-July protest over illegal dumping

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/skip-transporters-plan-mid-july-protest-over-illegal-dumping

Skip transport professionals are organizing a protest for mid-July, accusing the government of failing to supervise and stop illegal rubble transport and dumping, which harms licensed operators and the environment according to a report by Pavlos Neophytos....

12. Politico: Is Brexit's peak over? UK faces calls to rejoin EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/politico-is-brexit-s-peak-over-uk-faces-calls-to-rejoin-eu

British voters are gearing up for their first post-EU general election this Thursday, marking a significant milestone since Brexit....

13. ''Cyprus prepared for Lebanon conflict fallout,'' says Kombos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-prepared-for-lebanon-conflict-fallout-says-kombos

A possible spillover of the conflict in Lebanon would have catastrophic consequences, Foreign Affairs Minister Constantinos Kombos said on Tuesday......

14. Cyprus secures halloumi PDO status with 5-year plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-secures-halloumi-pdo-status-with-5-year-plan

Cyprus has been granted a 5-year transition period by the European Commission to comply with the requirements for the production of halloumi......

15. How France's nationalist shift could shape Cyprus' future

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-france-s-nationalist-shift-could-shape-cyprus-future

In France, the prospect of nationalists potentially clinching a decisive majority in the upcoming parliamentary elections has stirred apprehension in Brussels and Berlin....

16. National Rally wins first round in France's parliamentary elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/national-rally-wins-first-round-in-france-s-parliamentary-elections

In a decisive first round of voting, Marine Le Pen's far-right National Rally (RN) emerged as the front-runner in France's parliamentary elections......

17. Varosha resolution: PACE calls for return to legal owners

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/varosha-resolution-pace-calls-for-return-to-legal-owners

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on Thursday approved a resolution calling for the return of Varosha to its lawful inhabitants......

18. A cat's journey through 14 years of Prime Ministers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-cat-s-journey-through-14-years-of-prime-ministers

If there's been one constant amid the political upheaval of the past 14 years in British politics, it's Larry, the Downing Street Cat....

19. Ministry maintains €300 fine for running red lights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-maintains-€300-fine-for-running-red-lights

On Thursday, the Minister of Transport, Communications, and Works, Alexis Vafeadis, was briefed on various legislative proposals submitted by parliamentarians....

20. After the 'white smoke', phase two begins for von der Leyen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/after-the-white-smoke-phase-two-begins-for-von-der-leyen

The attempt to reassure Georgia Meloni to agree to the European Council's decision to back the trio of Ursula von der Leyen for a second term as President of the Commission, Antonio Costa as President of the European Council...

21. Cyprus President applauds EU focus on Cyprus issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-applauds-eu-focus-on-cyprus-issue

President Nicos Christodoulides expressed satisfaction following the European People's Party's decision to elevate the Cyprus issue among its top ten priorities....

22. Scottish Secretary resigns amid UK election betting scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scottish-secretary-resigns-amid-uk-election-betting-scandal

The unfolding scandal surrounding bets on the UK government's election date deepened significantly yesterday with the revelation......

23. India's arms sales to Israel amid Gaza conflict raises eyebrows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/india-s-arms-sales-to-israel-amid-gaza-conflict-raises-eyebrows

Allegations surrounding India's involvement in supplying arms to Israel during the Gaza conflict have intensified, casting a spotlight on potential implications for both countries....

24. Cyprus meets trafficking standards, US State Department report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-meets-trafficking-standards-us-state-department-report

The Government of the Republic of Cyprus fully meets the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking, the State Department said in its report regarding "In Persons Trafficking"....

25. UK parties to support Cyprus reunification ahead of election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-parties-to-support-cyprus-reunification-ahead-of-election

UK political parties have responded to a call by the National Federation of Cypriots in the UK to pledge their support for a free and reunified Cyprus, as stipulated in relevant UN Security Council resolutions....

26. Ministry pushing for ban on mobile phones in schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-pushing-for-ban-on-mobile-phones-in-schools

The measure to ban mobile phones in educational institutions across Cyprus is neither sudden nor unprecedented, stated Minister of Education Athina Michaelidou. She noted that similar measures have been implemented in almost all European countries....

27. From TikTok follower to political pundit, a satirical dive into Cyprus politics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-tiktok-follower-to-political-pundit-a-satirical-dive-into-cyprus-politics

I've decided to get more involved in politics. Since I'm a bit curious, I've started obsessively following what's happening in Brussels. No, I didn't sit down to study because I'm also a bit lazy....

28. Parliament reduces traffic light violation fines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliament-reduces-traffic-light-violation-fines

Parliament unanimously passed a law reducing some out-of-court fines for traffic light violations, a measure largely prompted by the widespread use of photoelectric cameras in cities....

29. Cyprus faces crisis with 120 illegal waste sites igniting fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-crisis-with-120-illegal-waste-sites-igniting-fires

In Cyprus, there are approximately 120 illegal waste sites, with the Fire Service in the Nicosia district responding to 45 incidents in the past two years alone, as disclosed by the Parliamentary Environment Committee on Wednesday. MPs have urged relevant authorities to take decisive action....

30. Transport minister Vafeades calls for fair climate laws in shipping

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transport-minister-vafeades-calls-for-fair-climate-laws-in-shipping

Transport Minister Alexis Vafeades spoke of the need to prevent the side effects of legislation to tackle climate change on the shipping sector and ports, during discussions in the Transport Council of the EU held on Tuesday in Luxembourg....

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