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1. Paphos police confirm CID probe in commando death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-police-confirm-cid-probe-in-commando-death

Investigators from Paphos’ Criminal Investigation Department are probing the death of a commando who jumped in the water from a helicopter during the shooting of a promo video, with reports saying they are focusing on footage to ascertain the aircraft’s maneuvers but also asking the army for audio recordings during the fatal mission...

2. Government takes steps to break Cyprus' reliance on fossil fuels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-takes-steps-to-break-cyprus-reliance-on-fossil-fuels

The government today took steps to break Cyprus’ reliance on fossil fuels....

3. Nicosia jittery about US demand to ban vessels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-jittery-about-us-demand-to-ban-vessels

The Republic of Cyprus reportedly has concerns over a US request to ban vessels transporting Russian oil, with the small island but major maritime player feeling pressure as Washington leads a G7 effort to sharply reduce Russian oil revenue...

4. Petrides: A new era of uncertainty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/petrides-a-new-era-of-uncertainty

Uncertainty is the only certain thing in the new era we are entering, said Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides addressing the 14th Congress of the Free Trade Unions of Semi-Governmental Organizations (OHO-SEK)....

5. Three days of mourning for Zeta Emilianidou

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-days-of-mourning-for-zeta-emilianidou

White flowers, a candle and a photo were set in the place of Zeta Aimilianidou during the meeting of the Council of Ministers....

6. 103 million euros in support measures for vulnerable households

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/103-million-euros-in-support-measures-for-vulnerable-households

Cyprus’ government announced a new package of financial support measures for vulnerable groups of the population, to the tune of 103 million euros on Friday, to offset the impact of inflation and the war in Ukraine....

7. In a first, Cypriot Defence Minister to pay official visit to US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-a-first-cypriot-defence-minister-to-pay-official-visit-to-us

Minister of Defence Charalambos Petrides will depart on Sunday to the US for a working visit. According to the Ministry of Defence, this is the first visit of a Cypriot Defence Minister for bilateral consultations at the US Pentagon....

8. Petrides: 'Things will be difficult in the coming years'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/petrides-things-will-be-difficult-in-the-coming-years

The government will continue supporting households, especially the vulnerable, amid rising inflation, Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said, warning that tackling inflation is difficult due to its structural nature amid the Ukrainian crisis....

9. Tax incentives for businesses looking to relocate to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/tax-incentives-for-businesses-looking-to-relocate-to-cyprus

The Cypriot government on Tuesday approved a bill with tax incentives aiming to attract talent and promote headquartering in Cyprus, in line with the Strategy for Attracting Businesses for Activities and/or Expansion of their Activities in Cyprus approved by the Council of Ministers in October 2021....

10. First ever publicly financed equity fund will benefit Cyprus startups

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/first-ever-publicly-financed-equity-fund-will-benefit-cyprus-startups

The Ministry of Finance has long been committed to introducing a financial instrument to support startups and innovative companies with equity financing, ...

11. Cyprus' RCB Bank and its Kremlin ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rcb-bank-and-its-kremlin-ties

On March 24, Cyprus’s fourth-largest bank announced it would wind down its banking operations in the wake of the “volatile geopolitical situation” caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine a month earlier....

12. Petrides: Government to continue support measures for vulnerable groups

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/petrides-government-to-continue-support-measures-for-vulnerable-groups

The government is determined to continue the support it has been providing to vulnerable population groups against rising inflationary trends said Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides, speaking on the sidelines of the presentation of the Sponsorship Scheme for Student Dormitories and Rooms in the old city of Nicosia....

13. Cyprus and EU economies facing a 'twin problem' following the war in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-eu-economies-facing-a-twin-problem-following-the-war-in-ukraine

The EU and Cyprus economies are facing a “twin problem” of rising commodity and energy prices and heightened uncertainty following the invasion of Russia in Ukraine, according to discussions held by the Nicosia Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the European Investment Bank (EIB)....

14. Zelensky to address Cypriot parliament

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zelensky-to-address-cypriot-house

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will address the Cypriot parliament on Thursday, during a busy week on the island with US diplomat visits and after local media suggested Nicosia was grappling with a difficult dilemma...

15. Cyprus is losing its Russians, confronting existential questions about its economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-is-losing-its-russians-confronting-existential-questions-about-its-economy

For decades, Cyprus built an economy that courted Russians — Russian tourists, Russian investors, Russian oligarchs. ...

16. Finance Minister concerned over rising energy and grain prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-minister-concerned-over-rising-energy-and-grain-prices

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said today that he is concerned about the rising prices of grain and energy and the possibility of 'stagflation', but excluded the possibility of the Cypriot economy slipping into recession....

17. Fuel tax to be reduced by 7 cents per liter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fuel-tax-to-be-reduced-by-7-cents-per-liter

Cyprus Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides announced on Thursday a reduction in fuel tax following a Cabinet meeting, at the Presidential Palace....

18. Petrides: Cyprus banks are safe from exposure to Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/petrides-cyprus-banks-are-safe-from-exposure-to-russia

The economic sanctions imposed against Russia following the invasion of Ukraine are not affecting Cyprus to a large extent as the island’s banking system has no exposure to Russia...

19. Petrides: 'Cyprus has NOT objected to ANY EU sanctions including cutting Russia off Swift'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/petrides-cyprus-has-not-objected-to-any-eu-sanctions-including-cutting-russia-off-swift

The Minister of Finance, Constantinos Petrides stated that reports concerning Cyprus' objection to imposing a ban on Russia from the SWIFT international payment system were false....

20. Cabinet expected to approve implementation of 'test to stay' protocol for National Guard

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-expected-to-approve-implementation-of-test-to-stay-protocol-for-national-guard

The protocol for the introduction of the `test to stay` measure in the National Guard is expected to be submitted to the Council of Ministers today for approval....

21. Modernization of EAC and more independent energy providers, says Anastasiades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/modernization-of-eac-and-an-increase-of-independent-energy-providers-says-president-anastasiades

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said on Thursday that the government will provide all necessary tools to allow the Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC) to modernize its operation, as well as to encourage even more independent energy providers to operate in the Cypriot market....

22. Cyprus economy grew by 5.7% in 2021 according to Eurostat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-economy-grew-by-5-7-in-2021-according-to-eurostat

The continued high rate of growth in the fourth quarter of 2021 confirms the resilience and dynamism showed by the Cypriot economy and the soundness of our policies, boosting expectations for further growth in 2022, Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said on Tuesday....

23. Reflections on 20 years of the euro

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/reflections-on-20-years-of-the-euro

Twenty years ago on Saturday, around 300 million Europeans held a brand-new currency in their hands, the euro....

24. Cyprus to proceed with a tax reform in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-proceed-with-a-tax-reform-in-2022

Cyprus will proceed with a tax reform next year, including the increase of corporate income tax and the introduction of green taxation with a view to achieving its environmental targets, Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides has said....

25. Reduction of electricity VAT from 19% to 9%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vat-reduction

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said on Thursday that the Government has notified the EU’s VAT Committee over its intention to reduce VAT on household electricity bills from 19% to 9%...

26. Cyprus frets ‘pandoramonium’ overshadowing good work

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-frets-‘pandoramonium-overshadowing-good-work

The Cypriot finance ministry says a European Parliament resolution on Pandora Papers and subsequent criticism by local opposition is overshadowing the amount of good work that has been done on the island against illegal activities, as some parties are calling on the president to step down...

27. Digital Agenda 2021 ends with a bang!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/digital-agenda-2021-ends-with-a-bang

The second and final day of Digital Agenda Cyprus was more impressive with speakers bringing together ideas, predictions and discussions about the future of technology and what to expect during the post-pandemic era....

28. Cypriot minister picks tax battle on Twitter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-picks-tax-battle-on-twitter

Cypriot Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides lashed out at critics this weekend, saying his country was in favor of setting a global minimum tax for corporations despite not having signed on the dotted line...

29. Increasing the efficiency of the tax department

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/increasing-the-efficiency-of-the-tax-department

The increase of the efficiency of the Tax Department, both for the collection of taxes and for the service of the public is of the utmost importance...

30. Cyprus wants clean slate in naturalizations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-clean-slate-in-naturalizations

The government in the Republic of Cyprus has laid out a new blueprint for naturalizations of foreign investors and skilled immigrants, pointing to a departure from the country’s disgraced golden passport scheme while respecting the EU position on citizenship criteria...

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