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1. Police execute 173 warrants, collect €109,300

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-execute-173-warrants-collect-€109-300

In a recent operation led by the Warrant Execution Unit of the Nicosia Police Directorate on Tuesday, June 4th, 2024, a significant total of 173 fine warrants were executed, resulting in the collection of more than €109,300....

2. 'The vilification of entrepreneurship'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-vilification-of-entrepreneurship

In recent weeks, Kathimerini (''K'') has been delving into public procurement, an area that absorbs a significant portion of public funds. The focus was on the Nicosia perimeter road project, which holds crucial importance for the city....

3. Vafeadis: ''Government had no choice but to terminate the contract''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vafeadis-government-had-no-choice-but-to-terminate-the-contract

In a significant announcement, Cyprus’ Minister of Transport, Communications, and Works, Alexis Vafeades, declared that the government had no choice but to terminate the contract with Kition Ocean Holdings Ltd, tasked with the redevelopment and operation of the Larnaca Port and Marina area....

4. A picture is worth a thousand words

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/a-picture-is-worth-a-thousand-words

A picture is worth a thousand words, a picture is a gut punch. In Paphos, a woman with a cane lies on the ground in front of a bus stop. Thousands of similar scenes unfold across Nicosia and other cities,...

5. ELAM's surge is shaking up Cyprus politics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elam-s-surge-is-shaking-up-cyprus-politics

According to a report today by Marina Economidou in this Sunday's Kathimerini, with Cyprus gearing up for elections, the surge of the far-right party ELAM has become a central focus, particularly as it threatens to displace DIKO from its third-place position. ...

6. Resident confronts camera operator over missing sign

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/resident-confronts-camera-operator-over-missing-sign

Increasing complaints have emerged from drivers across Cyprus regarding unmarked speed camera trucks, sparking a debate about the legality and ethics of such practices....

7. The effort continues despite the difficulties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-effort-continues-despite-the-difficulties

In an exclusive interview with Cyprus problem negotiator Menelaos Menelao, journalist Andreas Kimitris delves into the complexities of the ongoing negotiations, posing tough questions about the current state of affairs and the challenges ahead. Here are the major points:...

8. Occupied territories condemn attack on Limassol mosque

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/occupied-territories-condemn-attack-on-limassol-mosque

In occupied territories, both the Foreign Ministry and the Vakoufika Department have strongly denounced an alleged attack on the Arnaut Mosque in Limassol....

9. ''Vindication for my child'', Thanasis' mother says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vindication-for-my-child-thanasis-mother-says

The heart-wrenching account of Andriana, the grieving mother of the late 26-year-old National Guardsman, Thanasis Nikolaou, unfolded in a recent......

10. Government to appoint criminal investigators to tackle cold case (UPDATE)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-to-appoint-criminal-investigators-to-tackle-cold-case

The Cyprus Government will make a decisive move today in the long-standing case of Thanassis Nikolaos, President Nicos Christodoulides announced at the start of the Cabinet meeting on Wednesday....

11. Almost 253,000 euros in bounced cheques in early 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/almost-253-000-euros-in-bounced-cheques-in-early-2024

Cyprus grapples with a surge in bounced cheques, as revealed by recent data from the Central Bank of Cyprus. The total value of these unreliable transactions skyrocketed to 252,988 euros in the first four months of 2024, marking a concerning trend in financial instability....

12. Uncovering transparency issues in public contracts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uncovering-transparency-issues-in-public-contracts

The uproar surrounding a revitalizing project on the outskirts of Nicosia, the capital, is just a drop in the bucket compared to the broader issues plaguing certain contracting firms and the administration overseeing public contracts....

13. Cyprus football's new horizon with privately owned stadiums

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-football-s-new-horizon-with-privately-owned-stadiums

The era we find ourselves in appears to signify the beginning of significant change in the professional league, reminiscent of historical shifts that brought......

14. Cyfield in the spotlight as trouble brews over Nicosia's mega projects

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-cyfield-in-the-spotlight-as-trouble-brews-over-nicosia-s-mega-projects

A storm is brewing over a major project in Nicosia, as delays and ballooning costs spark concerns about fairness and oversight in public contracts, according to a report by Apostolos Tomaras....

15. Cyprus grapples with challenges in youth behavior

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-grapples-with-challenges-in-youth-behavior

After recent violent incidents in schools and a surge in vandalism during the Easter holidays, concerns about youth behavior have reignited public debate in Cyprus, according to a report by Pavlos Neophytos in this Sunday's print edition of Kathimerini....

16. Who bears responsibility for the energy transition?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-bears-responsibility-for-the-energy-transition

Chris Angelides serves as the Managing Director in the oil and gas consulting division of Ernst & Young LLP in Houston....

17. Controversy surrounds 17.5-year extension request for Nicosia ring road

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/controversy-surrounds-17-5-year-extension-request-for-nicosia-ring-road

Recent revelations concerning the implementation timelines of significant public works projects have shed light on longstanding challenges within the realm of project execution. ...

18. President Christodoulides reviews progress on government actions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-christodoulides-reviews-progress-on-government-actions

19. Power play unfolds as Auditor General faces dismissal petition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/power-play-unfolds-as-auditor-general-faces-dismissal-petition

In a tumultuous legal saga unfolding in Cyprus, Attorney General George Savvidis has filed a petition before the Supreme Constitutional Court seeking the dismissal of Auditor General Odysseus Michaelides, according to a report by Apostolos Tomaras in this Sunday's printed edition of Kathimerini....

20. Legal service petitions for Auditor General's dismissal (update)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-service-petitions-for-auditor-general-s-dismissal

Amid ongoing turmoil between the leadership of the Legal Service and Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides, a petition for Michaelides' dismissal has been filed with the Supreme Judicial Council. ...

21. MFA: Audit uncovers misuse of public funds and abuse of power

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mfa-audit-uncovers-misuse-of-public-funds-and-abuse-of-power

A recent audit conducted by the Audit Service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has revealed instances of misappropriation of public money and abuse of power spanning the years 2021 and 2022....

22. Fury over diplomat's illegal parking stirs debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fury-over-diplomat-s-illegal-parking-stirs-debate

A photo capturing a diplomat's vehicle parked in a disabled parking space has ignited a debate in Cyprus over parking violations and penalties....

23. Politico: Greek companies under scrutiny in EU fund fraud probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/politico-greek-companies-under-scrutiny-in-eu-fund-fraud-probe

Greek authorities, alongside the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO), are delving into allegations of fraud concerning the allocation of €2.5 billion in EU funds to just 10 companies in Greece. ...

24. Immigrant takes fatal plunge during immigration raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/immigrant-takes-fatal-plunge-during-immigration-raid

In a tragic turn of events, an immigration raid conducted by the Aliens and Immigration Service in Limassol ended in disaster when a suspect, in a bid to evade authorities, plunged to his death....

25. Six years of oversight culminate in medicine warehouse catastrophe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/six-years-of-oversight-culminate-in-medicine-warehouse-catastrophe

This quote poignantly illustrates the entrenched mindset of public administration, often characterized by inefficiency rather than efficacy....

26. The absence of accountability

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-absence-of-accountability

The recent bout of inclement weather has brought to light a glaringly scandalous agreement between the government and a private entity. In this arrangement, ...

27. Thousands of students' whereabouts unknown in occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-of-students-whereabouts-unknown-in-occupied-territories

An investigation conducted by a parliamentary committee in the occupied territories has unveiled a concerning reality: between 4,000 to 10,000 individuals with student status remain unaccounted for, as reported by the "immigration department."...

28. Health Ministry suffers €880,000 loss in warehouse damage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-suffers-€880-000-in-drug-warehouse-damage

In a session before the Parliament's Health Committee, officials reported €880,000 in damages to 149 pharmaceutical preparations, affecting 105,401...

29. Cyprus faces electricity market struggles amid smart meter setback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-electricity-market-struggles-amid-smart-meter-setback

Cyprus faces significant hurdles in its electricity sector, notably in establishing a fair and competitive market. This impacts consumer choice of suppliers and efforts to transition to cleaner energy sources at home....

30. Officer's ''patrol car, not a taxi'' remark preceded woman's tragic end

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officer-s-patrol-car-not-a-taxi-remark-preceded-woman-s-tragic-end

A police officer who conversed with 28-year-old Kyriaki over the phone before her tragic demise outside the Agii Anargyri Police Station has provided insights into his statement, ''the patrol car is not a taxi.'' ...

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