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19 June, 2024
 

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1. Countries must create greenspaces by 2050, according to new EU law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/countries-must-create-greenspaces-by-2050-according-to-new-eu-law

The European Union has approved a new law aimed at restoring nature across its member countries, according to a report by Kathimerini's Alexandra Voudouri. ...

2. Greek olive oil producers reject bulk sales, thrive in export market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-olive-oil-producers-reject-bulk-sales-thrive-in-export-market

They knew the easy way. They could have effortlessly sent their oil in bulk to Italy....

3. NEOLAiA leaders urge EU election participation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/neolaia-leaders-urge-eu-election-participation

The Rectors and Presidents of the NEOLAiA European University Alliance have issued a joint statement emphasizing the significance of the upcoming......

4. Politico: Ireland, Spain, and Norway to recognize Palestine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/politico-ireland-spain-and-norway-to-recognize-palestine

Ireland, Spain, and Norway announced on Wednesday their decision to officially recognize Palestine as a sovereign state starting next week, a move that has provoked a strong reaction from Israel....

5. Pro-Palestinian protesters flood Malmo streets over Israel's Eurovision presence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pro-palestinian-protesters-flood-malmo-streets-over-israel-s-eurovision-presence

Not everyone in Malmo was welcoming the Eurovision Song Contest to town....

6. Greek royal couple announce divorce after 13 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-royal-couple-announce-divorce-after-13-years

In a joint announcement released on April 19, Prince Nikolaos and Princess Tatiana of Greece revealed their decision to end their marriage of 13 years. ...

7. Sweden passes law on gender transition at 16

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sweden-passes-law-on-gender-transition-at-16

Sweden's parliament has passed a law lowering the age at which people can change their legal gender from 18 to 16, and making the process easier....

8. Accusations against Von der Leyen shake re-election bid as Brussels elite speak out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/accusations-against-von-der-leyen-shake-re-election-bid-as-brussels-elite-speak-out

Ursula von der Leyen’s bid for a second term as president of the European Commission has been dented after accusations of favouritism in the selection of a fellow party member to a lucrative new job. ...

9. Cyprus boasts second largest EU-born resident share

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-boasts-second-largest-eu-born-resident-share

Cyprus had the third largest share of foreign-born residents among EU countries (22.7%), and more specifically the second largest share of residents born in another EU country (10.6%) in 2023, according to data released by Eurostat....

10. European Commission flags trade risks for Cyprus economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-commission-flags-trade-risks-for-cyprus-economy

The Cypriot economy is on a sound footing due to solid economic growth and declining inflation, but its high integration with EU and non-EU economies make geopolitical and trade tensions......

11. PwC: Slow progress in gender equality in the workplace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pwc-slow-progress-in-gender-equality-in-the-workplace

To mark International Women’s Day 2024, PwC has released two studies, the Women in Work Index and Inclusion Matters, finding that global progress on achieving gender parity at work continues at a sluggish rate....

12. Interior Minister calls for urgent refugee return evaluation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-calls-for-urgent-refugee-return-evaluation

Minister for the Interior Constantinos Ioannou raised the need to review the status of Syria as a safe or not destination for the purposes of returning of refugees and migrants, during his intervention at the Justice and Home Affairs Council of the EU, according to a press release....

13. US senators allow F-16 sale to Turkey despite concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-senators-allow-f-16-sale-to-turkey-despite-concerns

US senators declined on Thursday to block the sale of F-16s to Turkey, despite voicing deep disdain for Turkey’s conduct as an ally. They were upholding an unofficial bargain that Turks would get the fighter jets if they stopped blocking Sweden’s accession to NATO....

14. Senate defies calls to halt F-16 sale to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senate-defies-calls-to-halt-f-16-sale-to-turkey

In a decisive vote on Thursday, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly dismissed a resolution proposed by Republican Senator Rand Paul to block the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey....

15. Israel's eurovision entry faces political backlash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-s-eurovision-entry-faces-political-backlash

Israel warned today that it would withdraw from this year's Eurovision contest if organizers reject the lyrics of its song as too politically charged....

16. US Embassy Nicosia hosts exhibit of Ukrainian women amid Russian aggression

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-embassy-nicosia-hosts-exhibit-of-ukrainian-women-amid-russian-aggression

On the somber occasion of the second anniversary of Russia’s brutal re-invasion of Ukraine, U.S. Embassy Nicosia, in collaboration with Sunseed Art and Resilient Ukraine, is the proud sponsor of an art exhibit that depicts the faces, roles, stories, and remarkable resilience of Ukrainian women....

17. Greece joins 28 nations in recognizing same-sex families

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-joins-28-nations-in-recognizing-same-sex-families

In a groundbreaking move, Greece has joined over 37 nations in granting recognition and equal rights to families with same-sex parents....

18. Cyprus' 3.7% greenhouse gas increase stands out in EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-3-7-greenhouse-gas-increase-stands-out-in-eu

In the third quarter of 2023, greenhouse gas emissions through economic activity had increased by 3.7% in Cyprus and decreased by 7.1%......

19. EU radio stats: 30,000 jobs, €4B revenue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-radio-stats-30-000-jobs-€4b-revenue

About 30,000 persons were employed by radio broadcasting enterprises across the European Union in 2022, with these enterprises recording a net turnover......

20. Sweden to send troops to Latvia amid Hungary's NATO opposition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sweden-to-send-troops-to-latvia-amid-hungary-s-nato-opposition

Sweden is poised to bolster its military presence in Latvia, signaling a significant step toward potential NATO membership despite ongoing resistance from Hungary....

21. University of Nicosia earns PRME Champion title for sustainability commitment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/university-of-nicosia-earns-prme-champion-title-for-sustainability-commitment

The University of Nicosia is proud to announce that it has been selected as a PRME Champion for the 2024-2025 cohort. This prestigious recognition is awarded by the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), a United Nations-supported initiative....

22. EU leaders reach agreement on 50-billion-euro fund for Ukraine amidst Orban standoff

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-reach-agreement-on-50-billion-euro-fund-for-ukraine-amidst-orban-standoff

European Union leaders, after weeks of tense negotiations, have secured a breakthrough agreement, compelling Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary to endorse a 50-billion-euro fund for Ukraine....

23. Interior Minister urges EU action on border surveillance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-urges-eu-action-on-border-surveillance

Cyprus' Minister for the Interior, Konstantinos Ioannou, emphasized the necessity for the European Union to collaborate with third countries in enhancing border surveillance, particularly the maritime border with Lebanon....

24. Cyprus stirs controversy with Sweden in heritage pact

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-stirs-controversy-with-sweden-in-heritage-pact

In a historic move, the Technological University of Cyprus (TEPAK) and Sweden's State Museums, represented by Ann Follin from Medelhavsmuseet, have formally inked a Collaboration Agreement....

25. Turkey gives green light to Sweden's NATO membership

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-gives-green-light-to-sweden-s-nato-membership

In a pivotal move, the Turkish parliament has voted in favor of Sweden's NATO membership bid, marking a significant step forward for the Nordic nation....

26. Germany's model links retirement age to life expectancy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-s-model-links-retirement-age-to-life-expectancy

The consequences of an aging population have for many years been a headache for many countries, including Greece, and have provoked opposition from many politicians and public opinion,...

27. NATO launches largest military exercise in decades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nato-launches-largest-military-exercise-in-decades

Some 90,000 troops will take part in NATO's largest military exercise in decades, which will begin next week....

28. Cyprus ranks fourth in EU for cars per capita, exceeding average

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ranks-fourth-in-eu-for-cars-per-capita-exceeding-average

In 2022, Cyprus ranked as the country with the fourth-highest number of passenger cars per population, boasting 658 cars per 1000 inhabitants, significantly surpassing the EU average of 560 vehicles per 1000 inhabitants, according to Eurostat, the statistical service of the European Union....

29. Eighty football teams choose Cyprus for intensive training

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eighty-football-teams-choose-cyprus-for-intensive-training

Eighty football teams have already chosen Cyprus for their training preparation this year, Tourism Deputy Minister Costas Koumis said on Thursday, noting that last year the total number of teams that arrived in Cyprus for their training preparation was 92....

30. Cypriot scientist revolutionizes agriculture with soil-free crop growth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-scientist-revolutionizes-agriculture-with-soil-free-crop-growth

Growing crops without soil may sound like a contradiction, but for the research team "Eplants" (Electronic Plants) at Linköping University, Sweden, led by Associate Professor Eleni Stavrinidou, it is not only possible, but also groundbreaking....

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