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18 June, 2024
 

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1. ''State won't yield to blackmail on Larnaca port issue,'' says president

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-won-t-yield-to-blackmail-on-larnaca-port-issue-says-president

President Nikos Christodoulides emphasized on Tuesday that the state cannot be blackmailed by anyone, stating that efforts are underway to find a solution to the issue of the Larnaca port. ...

2. Lebanon to Cyprus: $3000 per person for the deadly journey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lebanon-to-cyprus-$3000-per-person-for-the-deadly-journey

The security authorities of the Republic were not oblivious to the presence of networks smuggling illegal immigrants westwards through Cyprus, ...

3. Blurred lines between the church, state, and scandal in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-blurred-lines-between-the-church-state-and-scandal-in-cyprus

Last week, amid the shadow of scandals in the Church, ELAM President Christos Christou ensured to provide full coverage to Metropolitan Isaias, ...

4. Putin's blackmail fails to halt green transition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-s-blackmail-fails-to-halt-green-transition

Ursula von der Leyen, the president of the European Commission, stated on Tuesday that Vladimir Putin's attempts at "blackmail" have backfired, hastening the EU's shift toward green energy. ...

5. Hungary's economy targeted in EU retaliation plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hungary-s-economy-targeted-in-eu-retaliation-plan

In a tense diplomatic standoff, officials in Brussels have allegedly devised a clandestine strategy aimed at Hungary's economy should Prime Minister Viktor Orbán persist in blocking a €50 billion support package for Ukraine....

6. EU struggles with Hungary's blockade on Ukraine's accession and funding release

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-struggles-with-hungary-s-blockade-on-ukraine-s-accession-and-funding-release

Efforts to prepare for the summit of the 27 European Union heads of state continued in a tense atmosphere until Friday....

7. Tesla Model X resurrects in Ukraine after totaling in the U.S.

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tesla-model-x-resurrects-in-ukraine-after-totaling-in-the-u-s

A Tesla Model X totaled in the U.S. late last year suddenly came back online and started sending notifications to the phone of its former owner, CNBC Executive Editor Jay Yarow, months later....

8. The devastating impact of revenge pornography

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-devastating-impact-of-revenge-pornography

Twelve women in Cyprus recently fell victim to revenge pornography, where a 40-year-old man from Larnaca posted explicit videos and photos of them on erotic websites. ...

9. European leaders standing firm against Erdogan's tactics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-leaders-standing-firm-against-erdogan-s-tactics

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is riding high after extorting Europe and forcing not only Sweden but also NATO to humiliate themselves as supplicants caving to extortion. ...

10. A disturbing surge in incidents reported to helpline 1480

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-disturbing-surge-in-incidents-reported-to-helpline-1480

Incidents reported to Helpline 1480 during the second quarter of 2023 have seen a notable increase of 47.97% compared to the same period in 2022, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Education on Wednesday....

11. From ''lovers'' to ''doctors'': Cyprus confronts rising online fraud

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/from-lovers-to-doctors-cyprus-confronts-rising-online-fraud

Cyprus is witnessing a significant annual increase in online fraud cases, according to Andreas Anastasiades, the Director of the Electronic Crime Sub-Directorate. ...

12. Court goes out with a bang in sex client case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/court-goes-out-with-a-bang-in-sex-client-case

The curtains were drawn on a Nicosia criminal court this week after its last act included sentencing a man for buying sexual services, the first ever explicit client conviction on the island, but questions remains over the long and protracted case where a young female prostitute was described as a trafficking victim...

13. F-35 approval halted until after Vilnius

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/f-35-approval-halted-until-after-vilnius

Washington’s concern over upsetting Turkey and jeopardizing Sweden’s NATO membership appears to have drawn the Greek F-35 issue into the mix, delaying the official congressional notification, Kathimerini understands, until after the Vilnius Summit in July...

14. Young man sentenced in sexual abuse of tween

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-man-sentenced-in-sexual-abuse-of-tween

A young man got a suspended sentence after a Limassol criminal court found him guilty of sexually abusing a young teenage girl, whom he had recorded on video during a lewd act...

15. Restoring a wounded reputation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/restoring-a-wounded-reputation

Last March, a publication by the Financial Times revealed the move of three shareholders of PWC Cyprus to resign from the audit firm and establish the company Kiteserve. ...

16. Deadline looms for hackers' threat to release Open University data

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/deadline-looms-for-hackers-threat-to-release-open-university-data

The clock is ticking for the Open University as the deadline looms for a group of hackers called 'Medusa' to release personal data that they intercepted. ...

17. Strike: Trade unions call for COLA agreement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/strike-trade-unions-call-for-cola-agreement

Hundreds of workers gathered outside the Finance Ministry today calling for the full reinstatement of COLA (Cost of Living Allowance). ...

18. Iran: Rape used as a means to quell protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-rape-used-as-a-means-to-quell-protests

Rape is being used systematically by Iranian security forces to deal with the now three-month-old protests against Tehran's regime, with women leading the charge, according to a detailed CNN report that includes facts and testimony....

19. Building defense, innovation and a better future for our children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/building-defense-innovation-and-a-better-future-for-our-children

Candidates for the presidential elections that will take place in February 2023 continue their pre-election campaign with meetings, events and announcements on various issues....

20. Putin threatens: 'It's not a bluff'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-threatens-it-s-not-a-bluff

Vladimir Putin has threatened to use weapons of mass destruction against the West, as he announced a partial military mobilization in an escalation of the war on Ukraine....

21. The Russian plan to annex occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-russian-plan-to-annex-occupied-territories

It now holds about 60% of Donetsk and had captured nearly all of Luhansk by July after slow advances during months of intense fighting. But those gains are now under threat after Russian forces were driven from neighbouring Kharkiv province this month,...

22. Metsola: 'Europe's bloc is made stronger by the discovery of so much natural gas in your country'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/metsola-europe-s-bloc-is-made-stronger-by-the-discovery-of-so-much-natural-gas-in-your-country

In anticipation of Roberta Metsola's visit to Cyprus on September 9th, Kathimerini's George Kakouris sits down with the European Parliament President and gets her take on the Cyprus problem, recently discovered natural gas reserves and the issue behind Cyprus' "golden passport" scandal....

23. Turkey's stance undermines prospects for peace in Cyprus and the wider region

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-s-stance-undermines-prospects-for-peace-in-cyprus-and-the-wider-region

Turkey's stance creates deadlock which undermines prospects for peace in Cyprus and in the wider region, said on Sunday the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Interior, Costas Constantinou....

24. Cypriot MEP spills the beans in spying scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-mep-spills-the-beans-in-spying-scandal

Cypriot MEP Demetris Papadakis is warning authorities on his native island to stay away from cover-up attempts and instead 'fully investigate' allegations of espionage and wiretapping by politicians and police using illegal malware...

25. 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....

26. 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....

27. 'Nightmare' scenario for Europe as Russia shuts off gas pipeline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/nightmare-scenario-for-europe-as-russia-shuts-off-gas-pipeline

The main natural gas pipeline between Russia and Germany shut down for scheduled maintenance Monday, raising concerns that Moscow could use the repairs as a pretext for a longer shutdown as it wields energy supplies as leverage in the Ukraine war....

28. Rumors of Pegasus purchase by Cyprus not put to rest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rumors-of-pegasus-purchase-by-cyprus-not-put-to-rest

The possibility that NSO sold Pegasus to Cypriot authorities remained unanswered last week when a Cypriot MEP grilled the company’s general counsel, who stopped short of saying who actually bought it...

29. EU leaders tackle inflation, energy shocks from Russia’s war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-tackle-inflation-energy-shocks-from-russia-s-war

A day after endorsing Ukraine’s candidacy to join the European Union, the bloc’s leaders turned their attention Friday to the severe economic turbulence looming over the coming months as the full impact of Russia’s war sinks in and the threat of recession rises....

30. Erdogan blackmail over F-16s and F-35s

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-blackmail-over-f-16s-and-f-35s

Turkey’s opposition to Sweden and Finland joining NATO under the pretext they harbor terrorists is seen in Athens as a cynical attempt to blackmail the US into agreeing to the lifting of all sanctions against the Turkish defense industry....

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