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25 January, 2022
 

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1. U.S. weighs sending 5,000 troops to Eastern Europe to counter Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/u-s-weighs-sending-5-000-troops-to-eastern-europe-to-counter-russia

The Biden administration is considering sending as many as 5,000 U.S. troops to Eastern Europe, a U.S. official confirmed to NPR, in what would be a step-up in American military involvement in the region amid growing fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine....

2. MEPs call on EU countries to respect animal welfare during transport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meps-call-on-eu-countries-to-respect-animal-welfare-during-transport

After 18 months of fact-finding, MEPs call on EU countries to respect animal welfare during transport and to transition to transporting meat and not live animals....

3. Maricar’s mom still seeks justice in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/maricar-s-mom-still-seeks-justice-in-cyprus

The mother of murdered Filipina Maricar Valdez Arquiola is still waiting for the Cypriot government to do the right thing, with reports saying relatives of victims in the island’s unprecedented serial killer case are still waiting for a proper financial settlement...

4. Cyprus expected to introduce a national minimum wage by the end of January 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-expected-to-introduce-a-national-minimum-wage-by-the-end-of-january-2022

Cyprus is expected to introduce a national minimum wage by the end of January 2022. According to information, the national minimum wage will be set at 45% - 60% of the national median salary in Cyprus which is 1,573 euros....

5. Αll passengers arriving in Cyprus need to present a negative PCR test prior to departure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-passengers-arriving-in-cyprus-need-to-present-a-negative-pcr-test-prior-to-departure

The Health Ministry has announced new regulations for passengers arriving in Cyprus, effective the 4th of January. According to the announcement, all passengers regardless of their vaccination course, are asked to present a negative PCR 48 hrs prior to their departure....

6. Supreme Court overrules judge in paid sex case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-overrules-judge-in-paid-sex-case

Two men in Cyprus accused of pimping and rape under a new trafficking law have been ordered to remain in pretrial detention after the attorney general appealed the release of all three defendants in the country’s first ever case, where paying for sex could land someone in prison...

7. Seven out of 10 in Cyprus and the EU owned their home in 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seven-out-of-10-in-cyprus-and-the-eu-owned-their-home-in-2020

Almost 70% of the population of the European Union lived in a privately owned house, while about 30% lived in a rented house in 2020, according to data for 2020 published by Eurostat, the EU statistical office....

8. Europe continues to be in the deep red on the COVID-19 ECDC map

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-continues-to-be-in-the-deep-red-on-the-covid-19-ecdc-map

The epidemiological situation in the European Union and the European Economic Area remains serious and has not significantly changed, according to the latest epidemiological map on the spread of COVID-19 by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)....

9. Three face trial in sexual exploitation of young female

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-face-trial-in-sexual-exploitation-of-young-female

Police say a young woman is accusing three men of sexual exploitation, with reports saying she has been transported to a safe house before a Nicosia judge ordered the suspects free on bail...

10. Latvia declares state of emergency due to explosive spread of the coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/latvia-declares-state-of-emergency-due-to-explosive-spread-of-the-coronavirus

Authorities in Latvia have declared a state of emergency for three months due to the resurgence of record-breaking new coronavirus infections, while COVID-19 vaccination rates remain among the lowest in the European Union. ...

11. COVID death toll surpasses 5 million worldwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-death-toll-surpasses-5-million-worldwide

The coronavirus is responsible for more than five million confirmed deaths around the world as of Monday,...

12. Mistrust results in a rise in COVID cases in Eastern Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mistrust-results-in-a-rise-in-covid-cases-in-eastern-europe

Latvia imposed a new lockdown on Thursday, with hospitals in Bulgaria and Romania struggling to cope with an increase in patients with covid-19, while Poland is selling extra doses of vaccine....

13. Mom charged after boy found wandering alone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mom-charged-after-boy-found-wandering-alone

A little boy was said to be in good health after a couple saw him walking alone on a sidewalk in rural Nicosia, with police saying the child’s mother has been charged with child maltreatment...

14. Contract killings in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/contract-killings-in-cyprus

In recent years in Cyprus, crime has increased significantly, while savage killings tend to become commonplace. Among them are several ambushes of death in persons associated with the "night"....

15. Cyprus ranks low in teleworking compared to other EU countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-a-hospital-refused-to-treat-an-hiv-positive-woman

According to data published by Eurostat, the proportion of Cypriots who worked from home in 2020 due to the pandemic was low...

16. Cyprus ranks 3rd in car ownership in the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-3rd-in-car-ownership-in-the-eu

Cyprus had the third highest number of cars per capita in the EU in 2019, according to data published by Eurostat....

17. Cyprus flights increasing but still down by 24% compared to 2019

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flights-are-increasing-but-still-down-by-24-compared-to-2019

Flights to and from Cyprus are increasing but still down by 24% compared to 2019...

18. Updated list country categories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-country-categorization

The Ministry of Health announced today the new classification of countries in specific categories....

19. Chronic depression, Cypriots at 4.7%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chronic-depression-cypriots-at-4-7

7.2% of EU citizens suffer from chronic depression, while in Cyprus the percentage is much lower, at 4.7%....

20. Massive forest fire ravages Greek island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-forest-fire-ravages-greek-island

Firefighters and residents battled into the night Monday for a seventh day against a massive fire on Greece’s second-largest island as the nation endured what the prime minister described as 'a natural disaster of unprecedented proportions'...

21. Thousands flee fires in Greece, Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-flee-fires-in-greece-turkey

Thousands of people fled wildfires burning out of control in Greece and Turkey on Friday, including a major blaze just north of the Greek capital of Athens that claimed one life, as a protracted heat wave left forests tinder-dry and flames threatened populated areas and electricity installations...

22. Wildfires roar back to life near Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wildfires-roar-back-to-life-near-athens

Wildfires north of Athens leapt back to life on Thursday as searing conditions persisted and emergency crews battled blazes across Greece for a third day running...

23. Cyprus jails captain for docking in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-jails-captain-for-docking-in-the-north

The captain of a Ukraine-bound oil tanker was sentenced to prison on Tuesday in the Republic of Cyprus, two days after he was arrested in the south for docking his ship in the north last year...

24. Officers to face discipline in serial killer case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-to-face-discipline-in-serial-killer-case

A police internal affairs committee in the Republic of Cyprus has recommended disciplinary action against members of law enforcement in the island’s serial killer probe, after criminal prosecution was ruled out against officers and superiors who dropped the ball on cases of missing women later found murdered...

25. Woman arrested in Limassol prostitution bust

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-arrested-in-prostitution-bust-in-limassol

Limassol police are keeping a lid on a prostitution bust in Yermasoyia, where two apartments were raided after being suspected of operating as illegal brothels...

26. EU ready to claw back stolen funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-ready-to-claw-back-stolen-funds

The European Public Prosecutor’s Office goes to work next week, after the Council gave the green light this week for the first supranational independent agency to begin investigating and prosecuting crimes against the EU budget...

27. Cyprus updates risk-based travel list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/3-cyprus-updates-risk-based-travel-list

The Health Ministry’s epidemiological unit issued an updated risk-based classification of countries on Monday, with changes to come into effect on April 8....

28. Cyprus to ease travel rules from April 1

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-ease-travel-rules-from-april-1

The Health Ministry’s epidemiological unit issued on Monday a modified risk-based classification of countries, with changes to come into effect on April 1....

29. Officers off the hook in serial killer probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-off-the-hook-in-serial-killer-probe

Senior law enforcement officials and frontline police officers named in a serial killer probe in Cyprus could be subject to disciplinary action but not criminal charges because of broader systemic failures and lack of evidence...

30. Cyprus updates risk-based travel list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2-cyprus-updates-risk-based-travel-list

The Health Ministry’s epidemiological surveillance unit has re-evaluated the coronavirus risk-based classification of countries after the Cabinet agreed on an action plan last month for the resumption of flights and the reopening of Cyprus airports....

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