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1. Lawmakers approve private 'green line' armed cops

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawmakers-approve-private-police-along-green-line

The parliament in the Republic of Cyprus has approved legislation allowing the hiring and training of 300 private armed police officers tasked with combating illegal migration along the UN buffer zone, but regulations were still unclear...

2. Op-ed: America has more guns than any other country

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-america-has-more-guns-than-any-other-country

America has been shaken — once again — by mass shootings. On May 14, a gunman killed 10 people in a supermarket in Buffalo. On Tuesday, at least 19 children and two adults were killed in Uvalde, Texas. ...

3. Lebanese banks in Cyprus to shut down amid the country's financial crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/lebanese-banks-in-cyprus-to-shut-down-amid-the-country-s-financial-crisis

Branches of Lebanese banks operating in Cyprus will shut down following a decision by the country’s Central Bank. A Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC) official has confirmed to CNA the decision taken by the country’s banking regulator....

4. Bike subsidy plan to be modified to benefit vulnerable groups

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bike-subsidy-plan-to-be-modified-to-benefit-vulnerable-groups

The Minister of Transport, Communications and Works, Giannis Karousos, announced today amendments to the Incentive Plan for the purchase of a bicycle in order to allow more vulnerable groups to apply for bike subsidies....

5. Cacophony emerges as Cyprus stalls foreclosure bills

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cacophony-emerges-as-cyprus-stalls-foreclosure-bills

The finance ministry in the Republic of Cyprus is scrambling for new ways to overcome an awkward impasse on two crucial foreclosure bills, after opposition parties blamed the administration for not doing enough to have the European Commission go along with amendments to protect bad loan guarantors...

6. Cypriot journalists want UK to block Assange extradition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-journalists-call-on-uk-to-block-assange-extradition

Journalists in Cyprus have spoken out in favor of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is getting closer to the possibility of being extradited to the United States following an order by a London court...

7. Leaked SC abortion ban could also apply to rape and incest victims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/leaked-sc-abortion-ban-could-also-apply-to-rape-and-incest-victims

Twenty-two states have abortion bans that would become law almost immediately if a leaked Supreme Court decision on abortion rights goes into effect....

8. English will be used in newly established commercial and maritime courts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/english-will-be-used-in-newly-established-commercial-and-maritime-courts

Cyprus' Justice Minister, Stephie Dracos, expressed on Friday her satisfaction with a constitutional amendment to allow the use of the English language by two new Courts that are expected to be created, the Commercial Court and the Maritime Court....

9. Protests erupt after potential US Supreme Court move to overturn abortion rights ruling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protests-erupt-after-potential-us-supreme-court-move-to-overturn-abortion-rights-ruling

Anti-abortion activists and pro-abortion rights supporters took to the streets of Washington on Tuesday after news that the U.S. Supreme Court may overturn the 1973 Roe v Wade ruling that legalized abortion....

10. Cyprus convicts ‘sex client’ on trafficking charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-convicts-‘sex-client-on-trafficking-charges

A male customer who was apprehended during a raid at a suspected illegal brothel in Limassol last year has been sentenced to prison on trafficking and exploitation charges, after Cypriot lawmakers introduced tough but controversial legislation that criminalizes sex buyer behavior...

11. Cyprus municipalities reduced to 20 following reform bill passed by Parliament

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-municipalities-reduced-to-20-following-reform-bill-passed-by-parliament

The Cypriot Parliament Plenary on Thursday voted in favor of three bills adopting the reform of Local Government reducing the number of Municipalities throughout the government-controlled areas to 20....

12. House votes in favor of an independent commission to combat corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-votes-in-favor-of-an-independent-commission-to-combat-corruption

After drawn-out debates before the House of Representatives, parliamentarians on Thursday passed a law establishing an independent Authority against corruption as well as a law regulating political lobbying....

13. Police off limits as House tackles light bar use

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-off-limits-as-house-tackles-light-bar-use

A House committee is currently examining new rules to minimize the use of light bars by towing trucks, following complaints by motorists, but the bill won’t address ambulance and police vehicles even as some usage remains unclear ...

14. Cyprus passes national whistleblower law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-passes-national-whistleblower-law

Cypriot lawmakers passed a consolidated bill on whistleblowing protections on Thursday after years of delays and EU pressure, with the new law aimed to shield employees from retaliation after speaking up against corruption...

15. Passengers travelling to Cyprus have the option of a PCR or rapid test prior to departure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passengers-travelling-to-cyprus-have-the-option-of-a-pcr-or-rapid-test-prior-to-departure

Passengers aged 12 years old and over who arrive in Cyprus as of January 14 at 0500 local time, will have the option of presenting a PCR test carried out up to 72 hours before their departure or an antigen rapid test carried out up to 24 hours before their departure....

16. Three face trial in sexual exploitation of young female

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-face-trial-in-sexual-exploitation-of-young-female

Police say a young woman is accusing three men of sexual exploitation, with reports saying she has been transported to a safe house before a Nicosia judge ordered the suspects free on bail...

17. Greek, Cypriot American groups welcome passage of Titus amendment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriot-american-groups-welcome-passage-of-titus-amendment

Greek and Cypriot American organizations have issued a joint statement welcoming the passage of an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that could affect the status of Turkish far-right nationalist group the Grey Wolves....

18. K. Treppides & Co Ltd: Renewed European finance strategy and implementation of the action plan on financing sustainable growth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/k-treppides-co-ltd-renewed-european-finance-strategy-and-implementation-of-the-action-plan-on-financing-sustainable-growth

The European Commission adopted on 21 April 2021, a comprehensive package of measures to help improve the flow of money towards financing the transition to a sustainable economy, whereas these measures will be instrumental in reaching climate and environmental targets as well as vital for economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

19. Treating antisocial elements for what they are

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/treating-antisocial-elements-for-what-they-are

Day-to-day life in Greece is excessively determined by people defying laws, rules and reason; it’s disappointing and extremely frustrating. ...

20. House approves overhaul in Cyprus’ power grid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-approves-overhaul-in-cyprus-power-grid

The Cyprus Transmission System Operator is calling on people and companies who wish to take part in the electricity market to register for training seminars, following the passage of legislation that aims to put an end to state monopoly after years of debate and EU warnings...

21. Another 85 million by February if Cyprus meets deadline of key reforms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-must-meet-deadline-of-key-reforms-to-receive-the-next-85-million-from-the-eu

With the first 157m euros already paid in advance from the Cyprus Recovery and Resilience Fund, the country still has a long way to go to complete the reforms and investments required to unlock the next 85m euros which is due to be received in February 2022....

22. Military talks with US going down to the wire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/military-talks-with-us-going-down-to-the-wire

Negotiations between Greece and the US on a technical and diplomatic level will be in progress until the last moment...

23. K. Treppides & Co Ltd: Cryptocurrency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/k-treppides-co-ltd-cryptocurrency

If you do a quick search on the internet on how many people have become “Bitcoin Millionaires” you will be inundated with stories of young individuals who invested their pennies some years ago and have now struck it rich. Currently there are over 100,000 accounts that hold US1,000,000 or more in Bitcoin....

24. Cabinet flirts with Safe Pass across the board

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-flirts-with-safe-pass-across-the-board

The President's Cabinet in the Republic of Cyprus meets Friday to consider tougher rules that could place even small bakeries and mini markets off limits to people not using a Safe Pass...

25. Nicosia scores points on UNFICYP draft

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-scores-points-on-unficyp-draft

Nicosia scored a diplomatic victory on Wednesday on an UNFICYP draft resolution, after members of the Security Council asked to retain narrow language on a federal solution and remove references suggesting a federal framework could be room for finding common ground...

26. Nicosia okay with latest UNSC draft on Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-okay-with-latest-unsc-draft-on-varosha

Nicosia appeared to be at ease on Thursday night after a draft statement on Varosha, expected to be adopted by UN Security Council members on Friday afternoon, was said to 'condemn' recent announcements by Turkish and Turkish Cypriot leaders regarding the island’s ghost town...

27. ECB tells Cyprus lawmakers to get it right

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ecb-tells-cyprus-lawmakers-to-get-it-right

Elizabeth McCaul, Member of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, advised caution over possible amendments to the Cyprus foreclosure law stressing that 'such policies can also backfire and destabilize the banking sector if designed in a haphazard manner'...

28. Cypriot president warns about Turkey agenda

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-warns-about-turkey-agenda

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has given a few more hints on what an EU agenda for Turkey ought to look like next month, only days after revealing he was prepared wield his veto power if a decision did not deal squarely with Cyprus...

29. Cyprus to give Greek ferry link another go

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-give-greek-ferry-link-another-go

The Republic of Cyprus will make a new attempt to establish a maritime connection between the island and Greece, with officials saying amended plans tailored to seasonal schedules have been approved by the EU...

30. IMF: Withdrawal of support measures should be gradual

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/imf-withdrawal-of-support-measures-should-be-gradual

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission met virtually with the Cypriot authorities from March 8–29, 2021 to discuss recent economic developments and policy priorities on the island. In an interview with Kathimerini Cyprus, IMF mission chief for Cyprus, Anita Tuladhar, said the longer the recovery period in sectors related to tourism, the greater the chance that permanent scars will remain in the economy of Cyprus. Tuladhar also noted the importance of state-sponsored programs to support the economy....

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