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1. Cyprus joins European effort to combat desertification in rural areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-joins-european-effort-to-combat-desertification-in-rural-areas

Cyprus participates in a new project aimed at combating desertification in rural areas of Southern Europe and Northern Africa, the Cyprus Institute said in an announcement on Thursday....

2. Politico: Ursula von der Leyen, António Costa, Kaja Kallas get top spots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/politico-ursula-von-der-leyen-antonio-costa-kaja-kallas-get-top-spots

In a significant development, negotiators from six EU leaders have reached an agreement on the allocation of top positions within the European Commission, European Council, and foreign policy service. ...

3. 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....

4. Bison return to Portugal after thousands of years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bison-return-to-portugal-after-thousands-of-years

Rewilding Europe is thrilled to announce the arrival of a small herd of bison in a large valley in Portugal....

5. The top 25 airlines soaring above the rest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-top-25-airlines-soaring-above-the-rest

Qatar Airways has reclaimed its position as the world's best airline, according to AirlineRatings.com, after briefly slipping to second place in 2023. ...

6. Google News Showcase launches in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/google-news-showcase-launches-in-cyprus

For over 20 years, we’ve been collaborating with publishers and journalists to promote a healthy, independent and diverse news ecosystem....

7. MED9 ministers align on crisis strategies for agriculture

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/med9-ministers-align-on-crisis-strategies-for-agriculture

The Agriculture Ministers of the MED9 group called for enhancement and promotion of crisis measures in the context of the Common Agricultural Policy......

8. Nicosia ranks fifth in Europe's top coffee capitals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-ranks-fifth-in-europe-s-top-coffee-capitals

Ubuy's latest research has unveiled the top 20 European capital cities for coffee aficionados to indulge in their favorite brews and immerse themselves in local café culture....

9. EU warns Cyprus on 15% business tax compliance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-warns-cyprus-on-15-business-tax-compliance

The European Commission has warned Cyprus and several other countries to step up their game on important new tax and data rules. Cyprus, along with Spain, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, and Portugal, is under pressure to enforce a minimum 15% tax rate for big multinational companies, a key part of the EU’s efforts to ensure fair taxation....

10. Labor shortage hits Antiparos island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/labor-shortage-hits-antiparos-island

The small Aegean island of Antiparos is in a fever of preparations for the summer’s tourism miracle. ...

11. Cyprus Institute's climate efforts recognized with prestigious PAM award

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-institute-s-climate-efforts-recognized-with-prestigious-pam-award

The Cyprus Institute (CyI) was among the winners of a Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM) Award, awarded in recognition of CyI’s research and educational activities in addressing the Climate Crisis and advancing mitigation actions in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East (EMME) region....

12. Cyprus joins Europe's #Safe2Eat campaign for third year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-joins-europe-s-safe2eat-campaign-for-third-year

In a concerted effort to bolster consumer confidence and promote food safety across Europe, Cyprus once again stands alongside 17 other nations in the #Safe2Eat campaign, spearheaded by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)....

13. Silia Kapsis soars to Eurovision grand final, represents Cyprus with pride

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/silia-kapsis-soars-to-eurovision-grand-final-represents-cyprus-with-pride

Silia Kapsis, the talented young singer representing Cyprus, stole the show in the first semi-final of the 68th Eurovision Song Contest....

14. UK ranked worst in world for underage drinking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-ranked-worst-in-world-for-underage-drinking

Great Britain has the worst rate of child alcohol abuse worldwide, and more than half of children in England, Scotland and Wales have drunk alcohol by the age of 13, according to a report....

15. Europe's heat-related deaths surge by 30% in 20 years, report finds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-s-heat-related-deaths-surge-by-30-in-20-years-report-finds

Scorching weather has baked Europe in more days of “extreme heat stress” than its scientists have ever seen....

16. EU champions ocean health with $3.71 billion investment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-champions-ocean-health-with-$3-71-billion-investment

The European Union will spend 3.5 billion euros ($3.71 billion) to protect the ocean and promote sustainability through a series of initiatives this year, the EU’s top environment official said on Tuesday. ...

17. Spain to end ''golden visa'' scheme for real estate investment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spain-to-end-golden-visa-scheme-for-real-estate-investment

Spain's Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, announced the discontinuation of the ''golden visa'' scheme, which grants residency rights to foreigners investing in real estate....

18. Tonight's total solar eclipse promises to mesmerize the sky

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tonight-s-total-solar-eclipse-promises-to-mesmerize-the-sky

Today, on Monday, April 8, a celestial spectacle is set to unfold across vast swathes of North and Central America as a total solar eclipse takes center stage. ...

19. 200 Brits rejected daily due to passport rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/200-brits-rejected-daily-due-to-passport-rules

Simon Calder, a travel correspondent at the Independent, highlights a concerning trend: approximately 200 UK nationals face rejection at EU airports......

20. Small farms dominate 85% of EU agricultural aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/small-farms-dominate-85-of-eu-agricultural-aid

Farmers with small farms constitute more than 85% of the beneficiaries of Common Agricultural Policy subsidies in Cyprus, Minister for Maria Panayiotou said in her intervention......

21. European Commission flags trade risks for Cyprus economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-commission-flags-trade-risks-for-cyprus-economy

The Cypriot economy is on a sound footing due to solid economic growth and declining inflation, but its high integration with EU and non-EU economies make geopolitical and trade tensions......

22. First Catholic bishop to be ordained in Cyprus in 500 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-catholic-bishop-to-be-ordained-in-cyprus-in-500-years

The first Catholic Bishop will be ordained on Saturday, 16 March, in Cyprus after five centuries, following the decision of Pope Francis with the appointment of Monsignor Bruno Varriano,...

23. Olive oil prices spike 49% in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/olive-oil-prices-spike-49-in-cyprus

In January 2024, the price of olive oil experienced a significant surge, with Cyprus leading the pack with a remarkable 49% increase, according to data released by Eurostat, the EU's statistical office. ...

24. Protests erupt worldwide over Navalny's death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protests-erupt-worldwide-over-navalny-s-death

Hundreds of demonstrators, many Russian expatriates, took to the streets in various cities globally on Friday to denounce the demise of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny....

25. Greece joins 28 nations in recognizing same-sex families

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-joins-28-nations-in-recognizing-same-sex-families

In a groundbreaking move, Greece has joined over 37 nations in granting recognition and equal rights to families with same-sex parents....

26. Cyprus' 3.7% greenhouse gas increase stands out in EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-3-7-greenhouse-gas-increase-stands-out-in-eu

In the third quarter of 2023, greenhouse gas emissions through economic activity had increased by 3.7% in Cyprus and decreased by 7.1%......

27. EU radio stats: 30,000 jobs, €4B revenue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-radio-stats-30-000-jobs-€4b-revenue

About 30,000 persons were employed by radio broadcasting enterprises across the European Union in 2022, with these enterprises recording a net turnover......

28. Become an ambassador for a day!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/become-an-ambassador-for-a-day

In its third consecutive year, EU female-led foreign missions in Cyprus present a distinctive opportunity for women to work alongside a female diplomat for a day....

29. Cyprus sham marriage ring results in 15 arrests, 21 still wanted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sham-marriage-ring-results-in-15-arrests-21-still-wanted

In a significant development, the investigation into the sham marriage ring in Cyprus has expanded, according to Police spokesman Christos Andreou. ...

30. Unveiling February's charms across iconic cities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unveiling-february-s-charms-across-iconic-cities

Often overlooked as a prime month for travel, February reveals its hidden allure, inviting explorers to discover the captivating beauty of European destinations. ...

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