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31. Renewable energy hits 17.2%, eyes soaring heights in 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/renewable-energy-hits-17-2-eyes-soaring-heights-in-2023

The share of energy consumption from renewable energy resources (RES) in 2022 has reached 17.2% in Cyprus and is expected to increase further in 2023 and in the following years, according to the annual report of the Cyprus Energy Regulatory Authority (CERA) for 2022 presented on Wednesday to the President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides....

32. How Kotsovolos fits into PPC's master plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/how-kotsovolos-fits-into-ppc-s-master-plan

The acquisition of "Kotsovolos" propels PPC's transformation into an integrated provider of products and services, reshaping the retail electricity market. By securing "Kotsovolos," PPC gains the means to offer a comprehensive range of services, from electricity and natural gas to cutting-edge energy solutions....

33. Appeals court rejects extradition of Israeli diamond tycoon to Romania

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/appeals-court-rejects-extradition-of-israeli-diamond-tycoon-to-romania

The Court of Appeal in Cyprus has overturned a previous ruling and rejected the extradition of Israeli diamond tycoon Benny Steinmetz to Romania. Steinmetz had been convicted in absentia in Romania on charges of fraud related to land deals that transpired between 2006 and 2008, resulting in a five-year prison sentence issued in December 2020....

34. Which European country bears the brunt of energy costs?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/which-european-country-bears-the-brunt-of-energy-costs

The pre-tax prices of electricity and natural gas soared after Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine, but they're now on the decline. Although slightly higher than the second half of 2022, the final prices for customers, including taxes, reached their peak in the first half of 2023....

35. Poles and Greeks: Europe's thriftiest tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/poles-and-greeks-europe-s-thriftiest-tourists

Poles are the most tight-fisted tourists in Europe, spending around €185 per person in other countries while visiting for tourism purposes, totalling up to €7.2 billion in 2022....

36. Former President's startling revelation about food

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-president-s-startling-revelation-about-food

In April 2022, former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, now deputy head of Russia’s Security Council, said on his Telegram channel: “Our food is our silent weapon. Silent — but formidable."...

37. Cavaway, a member of the Alexandrion Group, at the Cyprus Cocktail Festival 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavaway-a-member-of-the-alexandrion-group-at-the-cyprus-cocktail-festival-2023

The 4th Cyprus Cocktail Festival, a part of the Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit, is delighted to announce Cavaway's presence, a member of the Alexandrion Group, as one of the key suppliers at the festival. The event will be held on October 17, 2023, at the Nicosia Municipal Garden, starting at 19:00, showcasing the premium brands Kreskova Vodka and Black Tears Dry Spiced Rum....

38. Turkish Cypriot crossing points take center stage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-checkpoints-take-center-stage

In a striking development, 2023 has seen an extraordinary increase in crossings through checkpoints in Cyprus, as revealed by reports in the Turkish Cypriot press....

39. Children in Cyprus in jeopardy as 31,000 at risk of poverty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/children-in-cyprus-in-jeopardy-as-31-000-at-risk-of-poverty

In 2022, 24.7% (almost 20 million) of the children (aged less than 18 years) in the EU were at risk of poverty or social exclusion, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU. In Cyprus, this percentage stood at 18.1% (about 31 thousand children)....

40. Greek workers toiling longer, earning less

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-workers-toiling-longer-earning-less

Greeks work 41 hours a week, more than any other Europeans, but are paid less. Monthly salaries do not exceed 1,038 euros on average, according to the latest figures compiled by the Single Social Security Entity (EFKA), ...

41. Cyprus' 2022 workweek exceeds EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-2022-workweek-exceeds-eu

In 2022, the usual working week for people aged 20-64 in Cyprus averaged 39.5 hours, above the EU average at 37.5 hours, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU, on Wednesday....

42. Europe grapples with alarming air pollution crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-grapples-with-alarming-air-pollution-crisis

Europe is currently in the throes of a severe public health emergency, marked by dangerously high levels of air pollution prevalent across nearly all regions of the continent. ...

43. Ukraine sparks trade war with legal action over food bans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-sparks-trade-war-with-legal-action-over-food-bans

Ukraine has filed lawsuits to the World Trade Organization (WTO) against Slovakia, Poland and Hungary over their bans on food imports from Kyiv. ...

44. Putin and Erdogan's plan for turning Turkey into an ''Energy Hub'' stalls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-and-erdogan-s-plan-for-turning-turkey-into-an-energy-hub-stalls

A joint endeavor between Putin and Erdogan to transform Turkey into a crucial conduit for Russian gas to Europe appears to have hit a roadblock, according to sources cited by Reuters....

45. Cyprus among worst in EU for keeping homes warm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-among-worst-in-eu-for-keeping-homes-warm

Cyprus was the country with the second largest share of population declaring that they could not afford keeping their home adequately warm in 2022, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU....

46. Israeli tycoon Benny Steinmetz arrested on arrival in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-tycoon-benny-steinmetz-arrested-on-arrival-in-cyprus

Israeli billionaire mining tycoon Benny Steinmetz was arrested upon his arrival in Larnaca last Thursday and is expected to make a court appearance later this week....

47. Evros blaze devours 808.7 sq. km

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/evros-blaze-devours-808-7-sq-km

The Evros fire in northeastern Greece has destroyed at least 808.7 square kilometers, an area larger than New York City, which occupies 778.2 square kilometers, making it the largest blaze in the EU since 2000, according to data from Copernicus’ Emergency Management Agency....

48. Greeks fight on amidst devastating wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greeks-fight-on-amidst-devastating-wildfires

Greek authorities reinforced firefighting forces in the northeastern part of the country Monday, where a massive deadly wildfire was burning for a 10th day with no signs of abating....

49. EC: ''Greece, you are not alone, the EU is with you''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-greece-you-are-not-alone-the-eu-is-with-you

Water-dropping planes from several European countries joined hundreds of firefighters Wednesday battling wildfires raging for days across Greece that left 20 people dead, while major blazes also burned in Spain’s Tenerife and in northwestern Turkey near the Greek border....

50. 18 charred bodies of immigrants found in Evros fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/18-charred-bodies-of-immigrants-found-in-evros-fire

Amidst the relentless wildfires that have engulfed Greece, at least 18 charred bodies of immigrants have been discovered in the scorched expanse of Dadia Forest in Evros....

51. Dog dazzles as two-legged sprinter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dog-dazzles-as-two-legged-sprinter

A two-legged pooch who was rescued from the streets of Afghanistan has made a remarkable recovery—and loves running on his two legs....

52. Sweden shines as Europe's top eco-friendly destination

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sweden-shines-as-europe-s-top-eco-friendly-destination

Sweden is Europe’s most sustainable travel destination, the new Sustainable Travel Index for 2023 by Euromonitor International has shown....

53. Strategic release of 7,000 tons of barley

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strategic-release-of-7-000-tons-of-barley

The release of up to 7,000 tons of barley, an amount equivalent to 30% of the strategic reserves, was decided by the Grain Advisory Committee, which convened at the Ministry of Agriculture on Thursday....

54. Russian navy fires warning shots at uncooperative cargo ship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-navy-fires-warning-shots-at-uncooperative-cargo-ship

For the first time in nearly a month, a Russian warship has fired warning shots toward a cargo ship in the Black Sea on Sunday after the captain allegedly failed to respond to a request to inspect the ship....

55. Eight arrested in Chania for alleged illegal adoption and trafficking ring

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eight-arrested-in-chania-for-alleged-illegal-adoption-and-trafficking-ring

Early this morning, shortly after 03:00, the process of hearings for a total of eight individuals concluded at the Chania Courthouse. ...

56. Is Poland upset with Ukraine?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/is-poland-upset-with-ukraine

The eastern flank of the European Union — particularly Poland — continues to play a crucial role in helping Ukraine fight against Russia’s invasion. A recent diplomatic squabble over grain imports, compounded by historical issues, puts the once-stable footing at risk....

57. Cyprus leads the way in EU internet accessibility

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-the-way-in-eu-internet-accessibility

Recent statistics shared by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU, highlight Cyprus as one of the countries with the lowest percentage of people unable to afford an internet connection in the EU....

58. Where Cyprus stands in EU minimum wage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/where-cyprus-stands-in-eu-minimum-wage

The minimum wage in Cyprus is slightly lower than 1,000 euro per month since the country became the 22nd out of 27 EU member states to have instituted a national minimum wage on January 1st, 2023, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU, about the situation as it stood on July 1st....

59. Turkish aircraft fly to Greece's wildfire rescue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-aircraft-fly-to-greece-s-wildfire-rescue

Turkey has become the latest country to offer firefighting aircraft to Greece to assist in the battle against wildfires across the country....

60. International aid rushed to support Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/international-aid-rushed-to-support-greece

Wildfires burned for a third day west of the Greek capital Athens on Wednesday, destroying forests and homes and spurring evacuations, as authorities braced for a new heatwave that was likely to further stoke tinderbox conditions across the country....

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