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10 August, 2022
 

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1. Three times as many Cypriots traveled abroad in June

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-times-as-many-cypriots-traveled-abroad-in-june

Cypriots and Cypriot residents traveling abroad increased more than three-fold in June compared with June of last year according to data released by the Statistical Service of Cyprus (Cystat)....

2. Men work 7.5 years longer in Cyprus compared to women

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/men-work-7-5-years-longer-in-cyprus-compared-to-women

The expected average duration of working life for 15-year-olds in the EU was 37.9 years in Cyprus in 2021, above the EU average of 36.0 years, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU....

3. The bargain in Madrid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-bargain-in-madrid

Diplomacy is a marathon that never ends. That is why it is quite meaningless to celebrate or lament the outcome of a diplomatic round because it is just another round....

4. Widower cries foul in Ayia Napa buggy fatality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/widower-cries-foul-in-ayia-napa-buggy-fatality

A Swedish man whose wife was killed in an Ayia Napa buggy accident in early May is in the market for an appeal lawyer in Cyprus, with reports saying he has several questions after a British national was sentenced to one year through an expedited trial procedure...

5. Biden believes Congress will give green light for F-16 sale to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-believes-congress-will-give-green-light-for-f-16-sale-to-turkey

U.S. President Joe Biden said on Thursday the United States supports the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey and that he is confident the congressional approval needed for the sale can be obtained....

6. Cyprus thrown a curveball as Turkey lifts veto

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-thrown-a-curveball-as-turkey-lifts-veto

Turkey lifted its veto over Finland and Sweden applying to join NATO after the three nations agreed on Tuesday to protect each other's security, with some of terms potentially raising issues for Nicosia...

7. Erdogan to meet with Biden in Madrid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-to-meet-with-biden-in-madrid

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be meeting with US counterpart Joe Biden on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Madrid later on Tuesday or on Wednesday, he told reporters on Tuesday morning. ...

8. Mitsotakis ready to respond to Turkish claims at Madrid NATO summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-ready-to-respond-to-turkish-claims-at-madrid-nato-summit

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is heading to the upcoming NATO summit with the text of the conclusions of the European Council in his briefcase which calls on Turkey to stop making threats against Greece and to move on a de-escalation trajectory....

9. Tourism stages comeback despite losses from Russian market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-stages-comeback-despite-losses-from-russian-market

Tourist arrivals in Cyprus during May increased significantly compared to the same month of 2021, however, they were still lower compared to May 2019 and with obvious losses from the Russian and Ukrainian markets....

10. On Erdogan, the West and Greek-Turkish relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-on-erdogan-the-west-and-greek-turkish-relations

Let’s start with the domestic facts and figures to dispel the widespread wishful thinking betting on the victory of the so-called “opposition front” at the next elections....

11. Europe must be prepared for total Russian gas cut-off this winter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-must-be-prepared-for-total-russian-gas-cut-off-this-winter

The International Energy Agency has warned that Europe must prepare immediately for the complete severance of Russian gas exports this winter, urging governments to take measures to cut demand and keep aging nuclear power stations open....

12. Op-ed: What is Turkey up to?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-what-is-turkey-up-to

This summer, for the first time in many years, the omens concerning Greek-Turkish relations are particularly gloomy. There are many objective reasons why Turkey causing a heated incident is not the most likely scenario;...

13. Efforts afoot to de-escalate tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/efforts-afoot-to-de-escalate-tensions

The United States, seconded by Germany, has intervened decisively to keep tensions between uneasy allies Greece and Turkey from boiling over....

14. UK approves Julian Assange's extradition to the US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-approves-julian-assange-s-extradition-to-the-us

The UK has approved Julian Assange's extradition to the US, where the WikiLeaks founder faces hacking and espionage charges, the UK Home Office confirmed Friday....

15. Op-ed: Valuable ally, you said?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-valuable-ally-you-said

I have been trying for a long time to understand exactly what various Western officials mean when they monotonously repeat that “Turkey is a valuable ally.” Turkey is obviously a large, strategically important country at a critical geopolitical crossroads. No great power can ignore it....

16. Lavrov in Turkey to discuss plans to ship Ukrainian grain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lavrov-in-turkey-to-discuss-plans-to-ship-ukrainian-grain

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is due to hold talks Wednesday with Turkish officials on a plan that could allow Ukraine to export its grain through the Black Sea to global markets amid an escalating food crisis....

17. EU strikes deal on adequate minimum wage in member states

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-strikes-deal-on-adequate-minimum-wage-in-member-states

With a deal struck on Monday night, Parliament and Council negotiators agreed on EU rules to set adequate minimum wages, as provided by national law and/or collective agreements....

18. Tatar alleges Greek Cypriot links to terrorism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-alleges-greek-cypriot-links-to-terrorism

Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar had some harsh words for his compatriots in the south this week, saying Turkey’s concerns over NATO candidate Sweden’s PKK links also had basis in the south and called on Greek Cypriots to reevaluate their 'cooperation with terrorist organizations'...

19. 885,000 passengers passed through Larnaka and Pafos airports in May

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/885-000-passengers-passed-through-larnaka-and-pafos-airports-in-may

According to a press release by Hermes Airports, passenger traffic in May is at 78.3% of the corresponding month of 2019, a year in which a record passenger traffic was recorded at Larnaka and Pafos airports....

20. Menendez: 'There will be consequences for Turkey's violations'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menendez-there-will-be-consequences-for-turkey-s-violations

The Turkish occupation of Cyprus and Ankara's policy, which remain a threat to stability and prosperity in the region, was raised by Senator Robert Menendez during the Annual Economist New York Mediterranean Business Summit on Tuesday....

21. Sweden is killing wolves

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sweden-is-killing-wolves

The Swedish government will significantly reduce the wolf population, killing half of the four hundred animals living in the country within the year, although this violates EU directives....

22. First time asylum seekers in EU increase by 85% in February

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-time-asylum-seekers-in-eu-increase-by-85-in-february

In February 2022, first-time asylum applications by persons who applied for international protection in EU member states increased by 85% compared to February 2021 and by 3% compared to last January, according to the latest monthly asylum data published by Eurostat, the EU’s statistical service....

23. 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....

24. Erdogan says he will no longer talk to Greek PM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-says-he-will-no-longer-talk-to-greek-pm

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday he would cease talking to Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and cancel a key meeting between their two governments, accusing the Greek leader of antagonizing Turkey....

25. Cyprus prepares action plan for Monkeypox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-prepares-action-plan-for-monkeypox

Health authorities are drafting a response plan for a possible outbreak of monkeypox in Cyprus, including a vaccination rollout....

26. Bahceli: The future of Cyprus is not in Hellenism, but Ottoman rule

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bahceli-the-future-of-cyprus-is-not-in-hellenism-but-ottoman-rule

In a new series of harsh comments against Greece, the West, Sweden and Finland, Turkish nationalist leader Devlet Bahceli has said he does not rule out Turkey's withdrawal from NATO if Finland and Sweden join....

27. Ankara using migration to turn up the heat on Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-using-migration-to-turn-up-the-heat-on-athens

Turkey on Monday resumed its practice of allowing boats packed with migrants to depart from its coast for the Greek islands in the eastern Aegean. It was the first instance in some time that such a large number of migrants tried to enter Greek territorial waters from the Turkish coast....

28. Erdogan blackmail over F-16s and F-35s

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-blackmail-over-f-16s-and-f-35s

Turkey’s opposition to Sweden and Finland joining NATO under the pretext they harbor terrorists is seen in Athens as a cynical attempt to blackmail the US into agreeing to the lifting of all sanctions against the Turkish defense industry....

29. USA: Congress reacting to Turkish veto of Finland and Sweden joining NATO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-congress-reacting-to-turkish-veto-of-finland-and-sweden-joining-nato

US senators have questioned Turkey's credibility as a US ally, following Ankara's refusal to support Finland and Sweden in joining NATO....

30. Finland and Sweden formally apply to join NATO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finland-and-sweden-formally-apply-to-join-nato

Finland and Sweden formally applied to join the NATO alliance on Wednesday, a decision spurred by Russia's invasion of Ukraine, but face objections from Turkey to an accession process that is expected to take only a few weeks....

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