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1. Elections: President touts Averof's role in government's success

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elections-president-touts-averof-s-role-in-government-s-success

The dilemma in view of the February 2023 elections is the continuation of stability or experimentation, President Anastasiades said on Saturday, as the presidential campaign continues....

2. Ukraine's grain agreement with Russia extended 4 months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-s-grain-agreement-with-russia-extended-4-months

A diplomatic agreement that restarted Ukraine's maritime food exports will continue for at least another four months, keeping the economic lifeline open as the major food producer faces its first full winter at war with Russia....

3. Cyprus renews vaccination pitch as MEPs jab Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-renews-vaccination-pitch-as-meps-jab-brussels

A Cypriot top health official told medical professionals over the weekend that the state’s vaccination committee was constantly updating its decisions as new data on COVID-19 jabs became available, but the comments stopped short of stating new policy as criticism towards Pharma and EU bosses is picking up steam...

4. EU leaders burn midnight oil on gas prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-burn-midnight-oil-on-gas-prices

European Union leaders ended another debate on the bloc's response to the energy crunch without agreement on whether to cap gas prices, deciding in the early hours of Friday morning to keep examining options to put a ceiling on costs...

5. EU commissioner defends deal on older vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-health-commissioner-defends-deal-on-older-vaccines

Health commissioner Stella Kyriakides went on Cypriot state radio on Monday calling on EU citizens to get vaccinated with booster shots already made available to member states, a position she defended amid growing social and scientific doubt about a procurement strategy that included cozy texts between pharmaceutical companies and the bloc’s executives...

6. Von der Leyen: Temporary cap on gas prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/von-der-leyen-temporary-cap-on-gas-prices

The European Commission is now moving towards a temporary cap on gas prices and a common supply of energy products, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said in a speech to the European Parliament on Wednesday morning....

7. Putin signs ‘accession treaties’ at Kremlin in defiance of international law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-signs-‘accession-treaties-at-kremlin-in-defiance-of-international-law

Vladimir Putin has signed “accession treaties” formalizing Russia’s illegal annexation of four occupied regions in Ukraine, marking the largest forcible takeover of territory in Europe since the second world war....

8. Cyprus wants EU exemption from energy cutback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-eu-exemption-from-energy-cutback

Cyprus is gearing up to request on Friday an exemption from EU measures that would call on member states to reduce their energy demand as well as cap company profits from Russian oil...

9. EC says 'no' to price cap proposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-says-no-to-price-cap-proposal

Defying calls from the 15 EU countries and voices among European commissioners, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has decided not to propose a price cap on gas imports, according to Politico....

10. EU flip flops on Russian coal after Cyprus cries foul

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-flip-flops-on-russian-coal-after-cyprus-cries-foul

The shipping industry in the Republic of Cyprus can breathe a sigh of relief after the European Commission eased sanctions against Russian coal, following objection from Nicosia that saw stricter guidelines as a direct blow to its competitive advantage...

11. Queen Elizabeth's funeral: The 'last hurrah' for Britain's longest reigning monarch

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/queen-elizabeth-s-funeral-the-last-hurrah-for-britain-s-longest-reigning-monarch

Elizabeth's ceremony and procession to be broadcast globally, with events expected to last nearly 12 hours...

12. EC to force energy companies to share their profits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-to-force-energy-companies-to-share-their-profits

The European Commission plans to raise more than €140 billion to relieve consumers from soaring energy prices, according to Reuters, by "taking a chunk of the revenue from low-cost electricity producers and forcing fossil fuel companies to share their huge profits. ...

13. EU plans to cap gas prices risking cutoff from Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-plans-to-cap-gas-prices-risking-cutoff-from-russia

The European Union proposed a price cap on Russian gas on Wednesday hours after President Vladimir Putin threatened to halt all supplies if they took such a step, raising the risk of rationing in some of the world’s richest countries this winter....

14. Russia says no to oil price caps, warns of cut off

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-says-no-to-oil-price-caps-warns-of-cut-off

The Kremlin said on Friday that Russia would stop selling oil to countries that impose price caps on Russia's energy resources - caps that Moscow said would lead to significant destabilization of the global oil market....

15. EC promoting bi-communal solar energy power plant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-promoting-bi-communal-solar-energy-power-plant

The European Commission has been promoting the idea of creating a bi-communal solar power plant that would “contribute to the energy needs of both communities”, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said in an interview with the Cyprus News Agency....

16. Europe agrees to compromise deal on gas rations as Russia squeezes supply

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-agrees-to-compromise-deal-on-gas-rations-as-russia-squeezes-supply

European Union governments agreed Tuesday to ration natural gas this winter to protect themselves against any further supply cuts by Russia as Moscow pursues its invasion of Ukraine....

17. European nations asked to immediately start rationing natural gas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-nations-asked-to-immediately-start-rationing-natural-gas

To avoid energy shortages that would stall economic growth and leave households cold in the winter as Russia weaponizes its gas exports, European countries should immediately start rationing use of the fuel, the European Commission said on Wednesday, and cut their use 15 percent until next spring....

18. 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....

19. Ukraine takes first steps to EU membership

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-takes-first-steps-to-eu-membership

The European Commission has backed Ukraine and Moldova to become candidates for EU membership....

20. 'EuroAsia Interconnector will help free EU from energy dependence'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/euroasia-interconnector-will-help-free-eu-from-energy-dependence

Tapping into Israel’s vast renewable sources of energy will help reduce the EU’s dependence on Russia, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said during her visit to Israel, highlighting the importance of Cyprus and Greece in securing energy supply....

21. Nicosia in waiting game for LNG supply and distribution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-in-waiting-game-for-lng-supply-and-distribution

In her speech in Davos on Tuesday in front of an audience of businessmen and political leaders, EC President Ursula von der Leyen appeared to put Cyprus on center stage for the supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for the European Union, announcing that "soon" LNG terminals will operate in Greece, Cyprus and Poland....

22. 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....

23. Cyprus now an important player in LNG arena

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-now-an-important-player-in-lng-arena

The EU produces LNG from naphthalene in Cyprus An important step is the support from the Commission that is expected to shuffle the energy deck of the Eastern Mediterranean...

24. 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...

25. Russia ready to allow ships with food to leave Ukraine in exchange of lifting sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-ready-to-allow-ships-with-food-to-leave-ukraine-in-exchange-of-lifting-sanctions

Russia is ready to provide a humanitarian corridor for vessels carrying food to leave Ukraine, in return for the lifting of some sanctions, the Interfax news agency cited Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Rudenko as saying on Wednesday (25 May)....

26. EU's von der Leyen: LNG in Cyprus and Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-von-der-leyen-lng-in-cyprus-and-greece

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen's speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos and what she said about the energy sources of the Old Continent is essentially the first step in the role that the Eastern Mediterranean and its reservoirs can play in the EU's efforts to cut its dependence on Russian hydrocarbons....

27. EU to propose import ban on all Russian oil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-propose-import-ban-on-all-russian-oil

Brussels will propose a phased-in ban on imports of all Russian oil as member states prepare to discuss a sixth package of penalties against Moscow for its invasion of Ukraine....

28. Europe scrambles for natural gas solution as Putin squeezes supply

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-scrambles-for-natural-gas-solution-as-putin-squeezes-supply

The European Union is racing to find alternative suppliers of natural gas after Russia's Gazprom cut flows to two EU nations, sparking fears that others will soon follow....

29. Ukraine rushing to evacuate civilians as the war hits its 6th week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-rushing-to-evacuate-civilians-as-the-war-hits-its-6th-week

Fearing a new offensive in the six-week-old war, Ukraine rushed to evacuate civilians as Russian forces pounded cities and towns in the east and south, and Kyiv called on the West to place "ruinous" sanctions on Moscow....

30. ‘UN’certainty reigns supreme over Bucha atrocities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uncertainty-reigns-supreme-over-bucha-atrocities

All eyes are on the United Nations this week as western countries point the finger at Moscow over civilian killings outside Kiev, while Russia says it is prepared to reveal evidence that images of atrocities were a staged 'provocation'...

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