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1. Forget Tokyo or L.A., this Czech Village is at the heart of the vinyl record revival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/forget-tokyo-or-l-a-this-czech-village-is-at-the-heart-of-the-vinyl-record-revival

The heart of vinyl record making on Earth isn’t found in Tokyo or Los Angeles but rather belongs to a small Czech Republic village....

2. US lifts embargo on Cyprus but with Russian caveat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-lifts-embargo-on-cyprus-but-with-russian-caveat

Washington says it will go all the way in lifting an arms embargo on the Republic of Cyprus starting next month, but defense trade restrictions could be reapplied at any time if Nicosia fails to implement certain steps against Russia...

3. New European Newsroom comprised of 18 news agencies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-european-newsroom-comprised-of-18-news-agencies

A total of 18 news agencies from all over Europe are participating in the European Newsroom initiative, which was formally launched on Tuesday in Brussels....

4. At around 27 years old is when young Cypriots flee the nest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/at-around-27-years-old-is-when-young-cypriots-flee-the-nest

Young people in Cyprus moved out of their parent's house on average at the age of 27.2 years in 2021, a little below the European Union average which was at 26.5 years, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistics service of the EU....

5. Erdogan insists Greece’s S-300 locked on Turkish plane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-insists-greece-s-s-300-locked-on-turkish-plane

The theory that Greece’s Cypriot-bought Russian-made S-300 could be heading for Ukraine got some attention this week, after Ankara insisted that Athens used the previously-forgotten missile system to lock on a Turkish plane over the weekend, a claim Greek officials deny...

6. Von der Leyen: Turkey ‘further away’ from EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/von-der-leyen-turkey-‘further-away-from-eu

Turkey is now further away from the EU compared to what was happening a quarter of a century ago, according to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, in an interview given to a small number of European newspapers, including Kathimerini....

7. 20 years of the Cayenne: The ‘third Porsche’ – an extraordinary success story

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/20-years-of-the-cayenne-the-‘third-porsche-–-an-extraordinary-success-story

Ferry Porsche predicted it back in 1989: “If we build an off-road model according to our standards of quality, and it has a Porsche crest on the front, people will buy it.” He would go on to be proved right. ...

8. Europe agrees to ban 90% of Russian oil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-agrees-to-ban-90-of-russian-oil

European Union leaders agreed Monday to embargo most Russian oil imports into the bloc by year-end as part of new sanctions on Moscow worked out at a summit focused on helping Ukraine with a long-delayed package of new financial support....

9. European unity tested as talks on Russian oil embargo drag on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-unity-tested-as-talks-on-russian-oil-embargo-drag-on

Europe's united front against Moscow is being put to the test as countries struggle to agree on a ban on Russian oil imports....

10. Cyprus ranks third with 58% of population having a tertiary education degree

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ranks-third-with-58-of-population-having-a-tertiary-education-degree

41 percent of young adults across the European Member States have completed tertiary education, with women being the leading gender....

11. Orban gets his way as EU bans Russian oil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/orban-get-his-way-as-eu-bans-russian-oil

The European Union on Thursday gave its final approval to new sanctions on Russian oil and top bank Sberbank, after much wrangling with Hungary, as punishment for Russian President Vladimir Putin's Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine...

12. FRONTEX: 57,800 illegal migrants have been detected at EU external borders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/frontex-57-800-illegal-migrants-have-been-detected-at-the-eu-external-borders

The number of illegal migrants detected at the EU borders by the standing corps officers of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) has spiked up in the four first months of 2022, compared to the same period last year....

13. EU states divided over Russian oil sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-states-divided-over-russian-oil-sanctions

The European Union was preparing sanctions on Russian oil on Monday, with possible exemptions for wary countries, and warned that complying in full with Moscow's proposed scheme to receive gas payments in roubles would breach existing EU sanctions....

14. Zelensky gets face-to-face pledge from US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zelensky-gets-face-to-face-pledge-from-us

Washington's top diplomat and defense secretary both visited Kyiv on Sunday, and used the first official US visit to Ukraine since Russia invaded two months ago to announce a gradual return of US diplomats to the country and the nomination of a new ambassador...

15. Op-ed: The fall of the US Republic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-fall-of-the-us-republic

Sometimes I am not sure if I became a historian because I am pessimistic by nature, or if I became pessimistic because I am a historian....

16. Eurostat: 11% of Cypriot residents are citizens of other EU countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eurostat-11-of-cypriot-residents-are-citizens-of-other-eu-countries

The percentage of residents that are citizens of other countries living in Cyprus, both from EU member states and non-EU countries, is higher than 10%, ...

17. US imposes fresh sanctions on Russia while providing an additional $1B in humanitarian aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-imposes-fresh-sanctions-on-russia-while-providing-an-additional-$1b-in-humanitarian-aid

The United States will expand its sanctions on Russia in response to the invasion of Ukraine, targeting members of the country’s parliament and the central bank’s gold reserves, the White House announced Thursday....

18. EU releases €3.4B to help countries accommodating Ukrainian refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-eu-releases-€3-4b-to-help-countries-accommodating-ukrainian-refugees

The European Union will release €3.4 billion in recovery funds to help countries absorb refugees from Ukraine fleeing the Russian invasion, the Commission said on Wednesday....

19. Cyprus ranks first place in EU for first time asylum applications per million inhabitants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ranks-first-place-in-eu-for-first-time-asylum-applications-per-million-inhabitants

Cyprus had the highest number of registered first-time asylum applicants per million residents in 2021, according to the latest data released by Eurostat, the EU’s statistical service....

20. Facebook allows war posts urging violence against Russian invaders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/facebook-allows-war-posts-urging-violence-against-russian-invaders

Meta Platforms will allow Facebook and Instagram users in some countries to call for violence against Russians and Russian soldiers in the context of the Ukraine invasion, according to internal emails seen by Reuters on Thursday, in a temporary change to its hate speech policy....

21. Stolichnaya Vodka will now be marketed simply as 'Stoli'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stolichnaya-vodka-will-now-be-marketed-simply-as-stoli

The maker of Stolichnaya vodka announced a major rebrand Friday, in direct response to its founder's "vehement position" against the Putin regime and the Russian invasion of Ukraine....

22. European plan to donate fighter jets to Ukraine collapses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-plan-to-donate-fighter-jets-to-ukraine-collapses

A proposed deal to allow Ukrainian pilots to fly fighter jets donated by European Union countries has fallen apart....

23. EU plans to grant Ukrainian refugees right to stay for up to 3 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-plans-to-grant-ukrainian-refugees-right-to-stay-for-up-to-3-years

The European Union is preparing to grant Ukrainians who flee the war the right to stay and work in the 27-nation bloc for up to three years, senior EU and French officials said, thanking volunteers at the borders for helping those who arrive....

24. NATO to consider new troops on southeastern flank amid Russian threat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nato-to-consider-new-troops-on-southeastern-flank-amid-russian-threat

NATO defense ministers are expected this week to set in motion a plan that could establish four multinational battlegroups in southeastern Europe in response to Russia’s military build-up in Ukraine, three diplomats said....

25. Cyprus had the highest stock of NPLs in EU in 2020, Eurostat says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-had-the-highest-stock-of-npls-in-eu-in-2020-eurostat-says

Cyprus remained the country with the highest stock of non-performing loans (assets) of the general government in 2020, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union....

26. Flying car cleared for takeoff, but you'll need a pilot's license (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/flying-car-cleared-for-takeoff-but-you-ll-need-a-pilot-s-license-video

A car that can transform into a small aircraft has passed flights tests with flying colors in Slovakia, developers say....

27. 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....

28. 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....

29. 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....

30. 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....

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