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31. Government offers cash for whistleblower’s torched cars

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-offers-cash-for-whistleblower-s-torched-cars

The transport minister in the Republic of Cyprus has been credited with a Cabinet decision to compensate a state employee, whose family vehicles were torched after he blew the whistle on a car sales scam...

32. Cyprus ranks high in childhood obesity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ranks-high-in-childhood-obesity

Cyprus is one of the top countries with a very high rate of childhood obesity, according to a report presented to the Parliamentary Health Committee on Thursday....

33. Tax returns from prior years being cleared quickly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tax-returns-from-prior-years-being-cleared-quickly

The Tax Department is proceeding rapidly with the clearing of the Tax Declarations of companies and individuals from previous years with the aim of having all the declarations cleared by the summer of 2023, Tax Commissioner, Sotiris Markides, told CNA....

34. Banking sector to cut 600 more employees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/banking-sector-to-cut-600-more-employees

The number of employees in the Cypriot banking sector will have been reduced further by the end of 2022. By the end of this year, 600 bank employees will have left the company, while about 50 will have been transferred to a similar but non-banking sector....

35. Companies fined for safety violations resulting in the death of a worker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/companies-fined-for-safety-violations-resulting-in-the-death-of-a-worker

Two companies were fined €19,000 and two people received suspended prison sentences as a result of criminal investigations into health and safety at work violations that resulted in the death of an employee and the endangerment of others at work. ...

36. Cyprus seen as ‘special window’ to arming Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-seen-as-‘special-window-to-arming-ukraine

Rumors continue to grow regarding Cyprus potentially supplying Russian-made weapons to Ukraine, with The New York Times this week suggesting Nicosia has been actively discussing better replacements from Washington in recent meetings where Kiev also came up as a topic of discussion...

37. Witnesses start talking in Cyprus’ slain soldier cover-up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/witnesses-start-talking-in-cyprus-slain-soldier-cover-up

New reports on the fast-unraveling of one of Cyprus’ cold cases, the homicide of a soldier in 2005 wrongly ruled suicide, suggest people who served in the army camp with the victim are now opening up as to why a murder seventeen years ago was kept under wraps...

38. Police concerned over increasing number of forged travel documents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-concerned-over-increasing-number-of-forged-travel-documents

The increase in cases of identity fraud and presentation of fake documents, during passport controls at the airports of Cyprus, was the subject of a meeting that took place recently at the Police Headquarters, under the Deputy Chief of Police, Demetris Demetriou....

39. Soldier probe blows lid off Cyprus’ state forensics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/soldier-probe-blows-lid-off-cyprus-state-forensics

A Cypriot state pathologist who ruled as suicide the killing of a soldier seventeen years ago is pointing the finger at police investigators, giving credence to accusations by an outspoken colleague in the private sector who says state forensic probes can be fraught with a slipshod mindset and even cover-ups...

40. EC calls for state-funded compensation for victims of trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-calls-for-state-funded-compensation-for-victims-of-trafficking

The Council of Europe's Anti-Trafficking Division along with Cyprus-based NGO 'Step Up, Stop Slavery' brought together officials from various sectors of the Cypriot government and foreign diplomatic missions to discuss the ways in which financial compensation can be offered to victims of trafficking in Cyprus....

41. Investigator fired from soldier death cover-up probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigator-fired-from-soldier-death-cover-up-probe

Cyprus’ chief prosecutor has fired one of two independent investigators in a police cover-up probe, prompting strong reaction from the ousted expert as well as the family of a slain soldier, whose death initially ruled a suicide turned out to be a criminal act 17 years ago with the perpetrators still at large after a botched investigation...

42. Hooligan mayhem spills onto highway in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hooligan-mayhem-spills-onto-highway-in-nicosia

Eye witnesses on the highway south of Nicosia found themselves in the middle of a full blown battle Sunday night, when football hooligans fought each other amid flares and smoke bombs, followed by tear gas from riot police who managed to make no arrests...

43. Turkey threatens Cyprus and East Med security over arms issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-threatens-cyprus-and-east-med-security-over-arms-issue

Turkey has threatened Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean and condemned the United States after the US decided to lift an arms embargo on Cyprus....

44. 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...

45. Turkish Cypriot properties a thorny issue on the campaign trail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-properties-a-thorny-issue-on-the-campaign-trail

Candidates for the Presidential Elections that will take place in February 2023 paid a series of visits on Tuesday and Wednesday to villages, agencies and institutions while criticizing the government on various issues such as the management of the Turkish Cypriot properties in the government-controlled areas....

46. Report ready on soldier’s murder cover-up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-ready-on-soldier-s-murder-cover-up-in-cyprus

A report on a soldier’s death, initially ruled suicide but years later found to have been a criminal act, is expected to be handed to the Cypriot state prosecutor on Thursday, with media leaks suggesting suspects and others who botched the investigation are named in the report which only recommends prosecution for misdemeanor offenses...

47. Alexandroupoli and the three-way barter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-alexandroupoli-and-the-three-way-barter

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan seems to be obsessed with the northern Greek port of Alexandroupoli. He’s furious about the American presence at this strategic port and realizes that it serves US interests vis-a-vis Russia at this critical juncture. ...

48. Cyprus starts golden passport trial with a paradox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-starts-golden-passport-trial-with-a-paradox

A defense attorney in the golden passport trial set to begin next month raised a conflict of interest on Monday, when his client and former House speaker along with three other defendants appeared for their arraignment before a Nicosia district judge...

49. Washington scratches beneath surface in Aegean dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-scratches-beneath-surface-in-aegean-dispute

The State Department called on Turkey and Greece 'to refrain from rhetoric and actions that could further escalate tensions,' with a statement from Washington that Greece’s sovereignty over these islands was not in question tying to Turkey’s grievances over 'width of territorial waters and national airspace'...

50. Police told to gather more evidence in pool death probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-told-to-gather-more-evidence-in-pool-death-probe

A police investigation into the fatal drowning of a young girl in a hotel pool in Paphos has been extended a third time, after state prosecutors asked law enforcement to go back and clarify a number of issues and technicalities...

51. Bicycle subsidy platform now open for new applications

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bicycle-subsidy-platform-now-open-for-new-applications

The Department for Transport, Communications and Works announces the opening of applications for the revised Bicycle Purchase Grant Scheme for 2022 - 2023....

52. Afternoon clinics already behind on launch day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-afternoon-clinics-already-behind-on-launch-day

Afternoon working hours for clinics in state hospitals went into effect Monday, as part of health reform in the Republic of Cyprus, but officials warned outpatient and surgery departments still had a backlog to go through due to the pandemic...

53. Conflict of interest raised again in passport probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/conflict-of-interest-raised-again-in-passport-probe

The audit office in the Republic of Cyprus is sending all its findings on golden passports to the state’s anti-corruption agency, citing a conflict of interest for the state’s two chief law enforcement officers who served as ministers during the investment scandal...

54. 8-year-old in stable condition after dog attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/8-year-old-in-stable-condition-after-dog-attack

An 8-year-old boy is in stable condition after he was attacked by a stray dog this morning in the area of Agios Ioannis in Limassol....

55. US to appoint Arctic ambassador, first time in history

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-to-appoint-arctic-ambassador-first-time-in-history

The United States is ready to appoint its first-ever American ambassador to the Arctic region, a State Department official has announced, with the move coming at a time when both the Russians and the Chinese are strengthening their presence in the region....

56. Cyprus scrambles to block hostile bank takeover

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-to-block-hostile-takeover-of-bank

The government in the Republic of Cyprus is racing against the clock to arm itself with legal tools to prevent a takeover of the country’s biggest bank by an American private equity firm, which has until next month to submit a final offer that some shareholders may find hard to resist...

57. Nurses draw picket line as ER incident heads to court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nurses-draw-picket-line-as-er-incident-heads-to-court

Union nursing staff at Limassol General Hospital went on a two-hour strike on Friday, following an incident a day earlier involving a commotion in the Emergency Room that led to the arrest of an outpatient and two others...

58. AG: 'Lawyers vouched for the character of their applicants, a criminal offense'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ag-lawyers-vouched-for-the-character-of-their-applicants-a-criminal-offense

The extraordinary session of the Parliamentary Audit Committee is underway which will examine the findings of the Audit Service's report on the Cyprus Investment Program....

59. Broken fortress discovered under 'mega-monument' burial mound in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/broken-fortress-discovered-under-mega-monument-burial-mound-in-cyprus

Archaeologists excavating an enormous ancient burial mound in Cyprus have uncovered an even older structure hidden beneath it: a rampart, or part of a defensive wall, according to a statement from the Department of Antiquities Cyprus....

60. Washington reiterates gas hopes for entire region

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-reiterates-gas-hopes-for-entire-region

The US state department has reiterated the American position on Cyprus' natural resources this week after ENI announced a new gas find south of the island, with a Cyprus News Agency report alluding to slightly altered language in the latest statement attributed to an official from across the pond...

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