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31. 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....

32. 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....

33. ‘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'...

34. The Cypriot oligarch and passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-cypriot-oligarch-and-passports

On the first day of the invasion, Thursday, February 24, as Ukrainian cities were being bombed by the Russian army, Vladimir Putin met with 37 businessmen and members of his government to assess the impact of sanctions already imposed by the United States and members of the European Union....

35. Russians in Cyprus targeted over Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russians-in-cyprus-targeted-over-ukraine

The Russian Embassy in Cyprus says it has received reports that Russians living in Cyprus have been targeted due to the war in Ukraine...

36. The US joins Canada and the EU in banning Russian aircraft from its airspace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-us-joins-canada-and-the-eu-in-banning-russian-aircraft-from-its-airspace

President Joe Biden announced during Tuesday night's State of the Union that the US will ban Russian aircraft from US airspace, joining a growing number of countries who are closing their skies to Russia following President Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine....

37. YouTube in Cyprus blocks RT over Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/youtube-in-cyprus-blocks-rt-over-ukraine

YouTube in Cyprus has blocked access to popular Russian news outlet RT citing 'the ongoing war in Ukraine' after European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen said pro-Russia sites were spreading lies...

38. Ruble in free fall as sanctions against Russian central bank come into force

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ruble-in-free-fall-as-sanctions-against-russian-central-bank-come-into-force

European Union sanctions against Russia's central bank have come into force after they were published in the EU Official Journal in the early hours of Monday, leading the ruble to fall sharply. ...

39. Cyprus closes airspace to Russia, but reserves right to reconsider

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-closes-airspace-to-russia-but-reserves-right-to-reconsider

Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides expressed on Sunday Cyprus’ support to measures discussed with EU counterparts during an informal videoconference regarding, among other things, humanitarian support to Ukraine and targeted restrictive measures against Russia....

40. EU bans all Russian owned aircraft from EU airspace, private and commercial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-bans-all-russian-owned-aircraft-from-eu-airspace-private-and-commercial

EC President Ursula von der Leyen announced today a ban on all Russian-owned aircraft, including commercial airlines and private jets owned by oligarchs...

41. Ukraine-Russia crisis: What to know in the escalating crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-russia-crisis-what-to-know-in-the-escalating-crisis

From a hastily-convened meeting of the United Nations Security Council to capitals around the world, leaders have condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recognition of two pro-Russia regions in eastern Ukraine as independent and his order to send troops there....

42. Metsola rises through EU’s power structure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/metsola-rises-through-eu-s-power-structure

Malta’s Roberta Metsola has been elected president of the European Parliament, after the madam speaker with Greek roots became the youngest MEP to hold the post after tough negotiations and a gentleman’s agreement...

43. Commission approves 560 million for refugees in Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commission-approves-560-million-for-refugees-in-turkey

The European Commission on Tuesday published two financing decisions, worth 560 million euros, to support inclusive quality education initiatives, including access to higher education through scholarships, for refugees in Turkey as well as for border protection....

44. Anastasiades reiterates issues concerning migration in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-reiterates-issues-concerning-migration-in-cyprus

President Anastasiades presented Cyprus` positions on migration, during a discussion on the external aspects of migration that took place yesterday, at the afternoon session of the European Council in Brussels, government spokesperson Marios Pelekanos said in a written statement....

45. Rift in pandemic response wide open in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rift-in-pandemic-response-wide-open-in-cyprus

A rift between scientists and government became more apparent on Friday in the Republic of Cyprus, with local media saying the health ministry director was even checking the minutes from a meeting to shed light on debate over controversial measures...

46. Greece will require Covid tests from travelers, including from EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-requires-covid-tests-from-travelers-including-from-eu

Greece will require all visitors traveling to the country, including those from fellow European Union countries, to present a PCR test taken within 48 hours of arrival, the country’s health ministry said Wednesday....

47. Lawyer cries foul over ban on unvaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-cries-foul-over-ban-on-unvaccinated

A local lawyer is invoking European rules to argue the Cypriot government’s measure banning unvaccinated citizens from certain places is a violation of fundamental human rights, with health experts attributing decisions in the last few weeks to the Cabinet...

48. ECJ rules Bulgaria must issue ID to child of same sex couple

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ecj-rules-bulgaria-must-issue-id-to-child-of-same-sex-couple

The European Union’s top court ruled on Tuesday that Bulgaria must issue an identity document to a child of a Bulgarian woman and her wife despite same-sex marriage not being recognized in the country....

49. East Med is ‘not a Turkish sea,’ president of French Senate tells Kathimerini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/east-med-is-‘not-a-turkish-sea-president-of-french-senate-tells-kathimerini

The East Mediterranean is not a Turkish sea and interoperability between the French and Greek armed forces is a factor that brings stability to the region...

50. Immigration: Anastasiades' five requests to the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/immigration-anastasiades-five-requests-to-the-eu

"The country is in a state of emergency in terms of migration flows, and there is absolutely no chance of accommodating more migrants,"...

51. Cyprus bans foreigners from Omicron countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-bans-foreigners-from-omicron-countries

The health ministry in the Republic of Cyprus has issued a ban on all foreign travelers from specific African countries citing a new coronavirus variant, as the government accelerates efforts to check whether any possible Omicron cases may have found their way into the island...

52. Tatar puts up new fight for squeaky cheese

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-puts-up-new-fight-for-squeaky-cheese

Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar is taking to task European Union decisions on halloumi/hellim, the island’s famous cheese, saying they favor Greek Cypriots and leave their counterparts in the north at the mercy of inspectors approved by the south...

53. Cyprus airs migration grievances at divided Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-airs-migration-grievances-at-divided-europe

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris wants strong EU awareness on external borders to be shown in Cyprus as well, in remarks he made near the buffer zone on Sunday, just two days after the European Commission president signaled there would be no funding for barbed wire and walls...

54. Cypriot minister picks tax battle on Twitter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-picks-tax-battle-on-twitter

Cypriot Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides lashed out at critics this weekend, saying his country was in favor of setting a global minimum tax for corporations despite not having signed on the dotted line...

55. EUMED9 summit poised to tackle migration and climate crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eumed9-summit-poised-to-tackle-migration-and-climate-crisis

Nine European countries on the Mediterranean are holding a summit in Athens Friday afternoon to discuss issues ranging from climate change to migration and Afghanistan....

56. EU Cannot be blackmailed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/neighboring-countries-cannot-blackmail-europe-on-migration

Europe cannot be blackmailed by any of its neighboring countries on migration,...

57. von der Leyen warns of a 'pandemic of the unvaccinated'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/von-der-leyen-warns-of-a-pandemic-of-the-unvaccinated

Ursula von der Leyen, warned of a “pandemic of the unvaccinated” in her state of the union speech today....

58. Cyprus receives 157 million for Recovery and Resilience Plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-receives-157-million-for-recovery-and-resilience-plan

The European Commission today has disbursed €157 million to Cyprus to help kick-start reforms and investments....

59. Turks set Varosha plan in motion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turks-set-varosha-plan-in-motion

Greek Cypriots are preparing a response to Turkish Cypriot plans to reopen part of Varosha, a risky proposition made official following an announcement by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar on Tuesday in the northern part of the island...

60. EU chief visits Cyprus after deadly fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-chief-visits-cyprus-after-deadly-fire

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is on a visit to Cyprus to boost post-pandemic recovery efforts, but the EU chief also grabbed an opportunity to tell a local community affected by last weekend’s deadly fire that Europe was at their side...

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