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1. Government launches 10 new digital Civil Registry services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-launches-10-new-digital-civil-registry-services

The creation of online services for the benefit of citizens is a high priority for the government, said Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou on Thursday during a joint press conference with Deputy Minister......

2. AI-powered deepfake identity thefts surge 3,000%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ai-powered-deepfake-identity-thefts-surge-3-000

Several months ago, a worker in Hong Kong unexpectedly conducted a transaction worth $25 million for her company, following instructions given......

3. European Parliament approves landmark regulation on AI use

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/european-parliament-approves-landmark-regulation-on-ai-use

In a landmark decision, the European Parliament Plenary in Strasbourg voted today to approve a new regulation aimed at safeguarding fundamental rights, democracy, the rule of law,...

4. Digital Citizen initiative for streamlined services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-s-digital-citizen-app-faces-glitches

President Nikos Christodoulides announced a series of policy actions aimed at improving citizens' daily lives and enhancing their overall quality of life, alongside legislative and other initiatives geared towards modernizing state structures and institutions....

5. EU Council and Parliament agree on landmark pact on immigration and asylum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-council-and-parliament-agree-on-landmark-pact-on-immigration-and-asylum

The Council of the EU and the European Parliament reached an agreement on the new Pact on Immigration and Asylum, as announced by the Vice-President of the European Commission, Margaritis Schinas, speaking to K....

6. Deputy Ministry's ''one-stop shop'' for shipping sets sail Monday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deputy-ministry-s-one-stop-shop-for-shipping-sets-sail-monday

The one-stop-shop shipping centre at the Deputy Ministry of Shipping will be operating as of next Monday, starting with the services of the Department of Population Records and Immigration, announced the competent Deputy Minister Marina Hadjimanolis....

7. IATA's OneID sees a passport-free future in air travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/iata-s-oneid-sees-a-passport-free-future-in-air-travel

Recent strides in digital identity technology are reshaping the landscape of air travel, offering the promise of a streamlined and secure experience without the hassle of passports and boarding passes. ...

8. CYTA CEO highlights need for modernization in passport control systems

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyta-ceo-highlights-need-for-modernization-in-passport-control-systems

''If someone truly wishes to implement a digital transformation in Cyprus, this is a significant starting point,''...

9. Emirates introduces biometric passport-free travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/emirates-introduces-biometric-passport-free-travel

We all know that there are loads of perks when it comes to travelling with Emirates — from luxe amenities kits to a variety of food choices and earning Skywards....

10. Singapore's Changi Airport revolutionizes no-passport travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/singapore-s-changi-airport-revolutionizes-no-passport-travel

Travel at one of the world's best airports is about to become even smoother next year....

11. Face recognition to replace boarding passes at Berlin airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/face-recognition-to-replace-boarding-passes-at-berlin-airport

Berlin Brandenburg Airport has introduced a new digital service for biometric access control, making it easier for travelers to go through the controls....

12. AI pioneer regrets contribution to field, quits Google over concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ai-pioneer-regrets-contribution-to-field-quits-google-over-concerns

The man often touted as the godfather of AI has quit Google, citing concerns over the flood of fake information, videos and photos online and the possibility for AI to upend the job market....

13. Cypriot law enforcement to shed Schengen’s lone sheep status

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-law-enforcement-to-shed-schengen-s-lone-sheep-status

Justice Minister Anna Koukkides-Prokopiou has said she is pleased with the launch of the Schengen Information System (SIS) and the fact that the Republic of Cyprus will be able to have access to the system starting from the end of July. ...

14. Protection granted to Ukrainian nationals extended for another year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protection-granted-to-ukrainian-nationals-extended-for-another-year

The right to temporary protection granted to Ukrainian nationals in Cyprus is automatically extended for a year, the Ministry of Interior announced on Tuesday....

15. EU Parliament halts work on Qatar-related cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-parliament-halts-work-on-qatar-related-cases

The European Union’s parliament voted Thursday to suspend work on all files involving Qatar, and called for security passes for representatives of the Gulf country’s interests to be withdrawn until light can be shed on a corruption scandal rocking the assembly....

16. COVID protests spreading across China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-protests-spreading-across-china

From Shanghai to Beijing, protests have erupted across China in a rare show of dissent against the ruling Communist Party sparked by anger over the country’s increasingly costly zero-Covid policy....

17. Post-Brexit UK streamlines EU student visas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/post-brexit-uk-streamlines-eu-student-visas

Brexit, the legal action initiated by the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, did have an impact on every field, including education....

18. Kingfisher rescued and released back into the wild in Akrotiri

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kingfisher-rescued-and-released-back-into-the-wild-in-akrotiri

Akrotiri Environmental and Education Centre (AEEC) staff and members of the Republic of Cyprus Game and Fauna Service have released a Kingfisher back into the wild after it was successfully rehabilitated after being found suffering from exhaustion....

19. EU's biometric entry/exit system to launch in a few months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-biometric-entry-exit-system-to-launch-in-a-few-months

The European Union’s Entry-Exit System (EES), which aims to enhance internal security and modernise external border management, will start its operation just a few months from now....

20. Evalena Beach Hotel in Protaras to open its doors to Ukrainian refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/evalena-beach-hotel-in-protaras-to-open-its-doors-to-ukrainian-refugees

The Evalena beach hotel in Protaras will open its doors to war refugees from Ukraine, according to an announcement by the Ministry of Tourism. Refugees from Ukraine are entitled to free accommodation at this hotel until April 30, 2022....

21. Nicosia reacts to new Al Jazeera video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-reacts-to-new-al-jazeera-video

Nicosia has refuted allegations concerning a Cypriot minister and his trips to London, in reaction to an Al Jazeera secret investigation into how convicted criminals could take on new identities and launder money through ownership of English football clubs by deceiving authorities...

22. Minister grilled over digital ID bill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-grilled-over-digital-id-bill

Recent discussion on electronic signatures has reintroduced persistent challenges in the digital ID debate, with Cyprus’ innovation minister facing tough questions this week during a House committee hearing...

23. Commissioner says not involved in biometrics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-says-not-involved-in-biometrics

The Commissioner for personal data in the Republic of Cyprus says her office was not involved in the process of implementing a biometric requirement for Cypriot citizens, citing EU regulations that applied directly in the entire bloc...

24. Organ donor preference in new driver permits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/organ-donor-preference-in-new-driver-permits

New driver’s permits in the Republic of Cyprus will include organ donor information and other features, including security enhancements, a far cry from current licences printed on a piece of paper...

25. Cyprus starts fingerprinting ID card applicants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-starts-fingerprinting-id-card-applicants

The Republic of Cyprus has stepped up its fight against document fraud and identity theft by launching new identification cards, which require citizens to submit fingerprints and other biometric data to the government...

26. Paphos airport wins accessibility award

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/paphos-airport-wins-accessibility-award

Paphos International Airport has won an award for being the most accessible airport in Europe during this week’s Airports Council International conference in Brussels...

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