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61. Portugal busts criminal migration network

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/portugal-busts-criminal-migration-network

A total of 110 officers from the Portuguese Criminal Police (PJ), together with 12 Service of Foreigners and Borders (SEF) and authorities from other countries, have been leading a crackdown on a criminal network considered responsible for the free movement in Europe of a large number of migrants in an irregular way....

62. European stocks rally on hope of interest rate peak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-stocks-rally-on-hope-of-interest-rate-peak

Eurozone inflation fell more than expected to 5.5 percent in June, its lowest rate since the start of last year, but a slight rebound in core consumer price growth tempered any relief for policymakers....

63. Cyprus's organic farming flourishes, Eurostat data reveals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-s-organic-farming-flourishes-eurostat-data-reveals

The area used for organic agricultural production has increased in all member states of the EU, including Cyprus, between 2012 and 2021, according to data published by Eurostat, the statistical service of the European Union....

64. Police join agent wars over domestic assistants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-join-agent-wars-over-domestic-assistants

Foreign nationals on work visas in the Republic of Cyprus may have immigration documents confiscated at Greek Cypriot checkpoints as they cross into the north, as authorities in the south push for preemptive measures to combat overseas travel at the expense of domestic employers...

65. Cypriot authorities take action against exploitative practices by foreign workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-authorities-take-action-against-exploitative-practices-by-foreign-workers

The long-standing issue of domestic helpers and third-country workers taking advantage of Cypriot employers and authorities through deceitful tactics, with the aim of migrating to other European countries, has prompted the relevant departments of the Republic to implement stringent measures....

66. Unveiling Europe's hidden gems for 2023: 10 affordable and underrated destinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/unveiling-europe-s-hidden-gems-for-2023-10-affordable-and-underrated-destinations

Step off the overcrowded destinations that one can find all year and opt instead for unique destinations that have it all; beauty, serenity and, in most cases, more affordable prices....

67. US citizens exit Portugal as demand for 'golden visas' plummet 37%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-citizens-exit-portugal-as-demand-for-golden-visas-plummet-37

Following the abolishment of the Golden Visa scheme of Portugal some expatriates are leaving the country, based on the report of Bloomberg....

68. Backlash over Cyprus' VAT refund change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/backlash-over-cyprus-vat-refund-change

The recent decision made by the Department of Customs to raise the expenditure limit for VAT refunds to third-country travelers visiting Cyprus is receiving criticism for its adverse effects on tourism expenditure....

69. Billiard forfeit over flag sparks debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/billiard-forfeit-over-flag-sparks-debate

A Greek Cypriot billiard player took to social media this week to express his frustration over a decision to forfeit a game against a Turkish Cypriot athlete, sparking debate on social media over sports and politics...

70. Minister calls for duty-free halloumi exports to Australia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/minister-calls-for-duty-free-halloumi-exports-to-australia

Minister for Agriculture Petros Xenophontos participated in the Agriculture and Fisheries Council of the EU on Tuesday, where he participated in discussions regarding the state of the agricultural market in the EU as well as trade with Ukraine. Subtitle: ...

71. Cyprus ranks low in unmet medical needs for children, but dental care concerns arise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ranks-low-in-unmet-medical-needs-for-children-but-dental-care-concerns-arise

Cyprus stands out as one of the countries with the lowest rates of children under 16 living in households with unmet medical needs, according to recent data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU. However, when it comes to unmet dental care needs, Cyprus slightly exceeds the EU average....

72. Killer whales are deliberately hitting and sinking boats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/killer-whales-are-deliberately-hitting-and-sinking-boats

Researchers believe killer whales are deliberately hitting boats, causing some to sink, following a string of incidents off the southwestern tip of Europe....

73. Declining rates of early school leavers: Cyprus outperforms EU target

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/declining-rates-of-early-school-leavers-cyprus-outperforms-eu-target

The share of “early school leavers” (young people aged 18-24 leaving early from education and training after having completed at most a lower secondary education) has steadily decreased in the EU over the last 10 years,...

74. Limassol hosts desalination conference

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-hosts-desalination-conference

'Desalination for the Environment, Clean Water and Energy conference and exhibition' begins Tuesday in Limassol with the participation of more than 300 delegates from around the world and 30 exhibitors...

75. EU-MED 9 energy ministers unite to transform Mediterranean into green energy hub

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-med-9-energy-ministers-unite-to-transform-mediterranean-into-green-energy-hub

Energy Ministers of the EU-MED 9 (Cyprus, France, Greece, Spain, Italy, Croatia, Malta, Portugal and Slovenia), decided on Thursday to collaborate to make the Mediterranean Region into a hub of green energy....

76. Goods produced in Cyprus see largest price increase in the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/goods-produced-in-cyprus-see-largest-price-increase-in-the-eu

Industrial producer prices, which refer to the prices that producers receive for the products they make, increased by 2.4% in Cyprus in March 2023 compared to the previous month, according to the statistical office of the European Union, Eurostat. ...

77. Excess deaths down in EU but not in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/excess-deaths-down-in-eu-but-not-in-cyprus

For the first time since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, there was no excess mortality recorded in the EU in February 2023, while Cyprus recorded the highest rate of excess mortality during the same month, according to data published by Eurostat...

78. Cocaine use in Cyprus low compared to European average

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cocaine-use-in-cyprus-low-compared-to-european-average

Larnaca and Limassol have the highest use of methamphetamine in Cyprus, according to a study conducted by the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction....

79. EAC maintains dominant position in Cyprus' energy production market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/eac-maintains-dominant-position-in-cyprus-energy-production-market

The highest electricity market share in the EU was recorded in Cyprus (88%), reflecting the dominance of the Electricity Authority of Cyprus in the country’s energy market, Eurostat data published on Tuesday show....

80. Cyprus GDP and employment up according to Eurostat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gdp-and-employment-up-according-to-eurostat

Both GDP and employment increased during the 4th quarter of 2022 compared to the previous quarter in Cyprus, while in the eurozone GDP remained stable and employment increased and in the EU GDP fell and employment increased, according to estimates released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU....

81. 30-year old dog crowned oldest pooch on record

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/30-year-old-dog-crowned-oldest-pooch-on-record

It was only two weeks ago that Spike, a 23-year-old chihuahua mix from Ohio, was named the oldest living dog. Now, he has been utterly dethroned....

82. The four-legged heroes who 'sniff out' life in Turkey's ruins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-four-legged-heroes-who-sniff-out-life-in-turkey-s-ruins

The battle in recent days in the rubble of areas of Turkey and Syria devastated by the earthquake has been uneven. The death toll has exceeded 15,000 in both countries and time is "running out"....

83. Many countries stepping up as death toll continues to rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/many-countries-stepping-up-as-death-toll-continues-to-rise

The EU has mobilized 27 search and rescue teams from 19 European countries, the European Commissioner for Crisis Management stated in a tweet on Tuesday....

84. Eurostat: Cyprus had the highest stock of NPL's in 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eurostat-cyprus-had-the-highest-stock-of-npl-s-in-2021

In 2021, Cyprus remained the country with the highest stock of non-performing loans (assets) of the general government, at 20.2% of GDP, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU....

85. Cyprus' use of renewable sources for electricity rising, despite slow progress

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-use-of-renewable-sources-for-electricity-rising-despite-slow-progress

Despite slow progress, Cyprus still ranks fifth from last in the use of renewable energy sources for electricity....

86. Money-laundering platform with ties to Cyprus seized

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/money-laundering-platform-with-ties-to-cyprus-seized

The Cyprus Police took part in a joint European operation that led to the seizure of an online cryptocurrency platform/exchange that was being used to launder money from illegal activities. ...

87. Cyprus Banks: Vulnerabilities remain despite progress, says SSM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-banks-vulnerabilities-remain-despite-progress-says-ssm

Cypriot banks have made progress, according to a report by the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM), but there are still many issues. ...

88. Israelis applying for French citizenship skyrocketed after November elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israelis-applying-for-french-citizenship-skyrocketed-after-november-elections

Following the November elections, which saw the installation of the country's most right-wing and religious government to date, the French embassy in Israel saw a 13 percent increase in applications for citizenship....

89. Portugal's golden visa program netted €654.2 million in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/portugal-s-golden-visa-program-netted-€654-2-million-in-2022

Investment in Portugal through golden visas in 2022 reached €654.2 million, representing a 41.9 per cent increase compared to the previous year....

90. Cypriot minister talks Ukraine in Berlin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-talks-ukraine-in-berlin

Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides will meet with his German counterpart Annalena Baerbock on Monday, just days after she warned any weak links in Europe’s resolve would only embolden Moscow...

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