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1. Transport ministry explores convenient fine payment methods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transport-ministry-explores-convenient-fine-payment-methods

The Ministry of Transport is exploring fresh avenues for fine distribution, putting the brakes on photo radar for the time being....

2. Is self-service security screening the wave of the future?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/is-self-service-security-screening-the-wave-of-the-future

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is set to test a self-service screening system at Harry Reid International Airport, challenging the trend of major retailers scaling back on self-checkout options....

3. 'Amalthea' initiative eludes Lyme Bay in Malta stopover

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/amalthea-initiative-eludes-lyme-bay-in-malta-stopover

Despite initial reports that the British Royal Navy (BRN) auxiliary landing ship, ''RFA Lyme Bay,'' would sail from Cyprus to Gaza for humanitarian aid purposes - as part of the ''Amalthea'' initiative to provide humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip via Cyprus - this was never possible....

4. Abraham’s Tinderbox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/abraham-s-tinderbox

I’ll begin by clearly condemning Hamas and its terrorist thugs and express grief at the horrors inflicted on innocent Israeli civilians on 7 October....

5. Police Chief inspects Alexoui murder scene

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-chief-inspects-alexoui-murder-scene

Police Chief Stelios Papatheodorou visited the location where the mafia execution of Alexis Mavromichalis, also known as "Alexoi," occurred last night....

6. Tragic turn for 'Alexoui' as mafia claims second life

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tragic-turn-for-alexoui-as-mafia-claims-second-life

In a disturbing turn of events, Law Enforcement Authorities are on high alert following a recent deadly attack on Alexis Mavromichalis, known as "Alexoui." The tragic incident unfolded on Tuesday night, October 31st....

7. Allies of Israel or igniting the refugee crisis?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/allies-of-israel-or-igniting-the-refugee-crisis

Our neighbors in the East are experiencing heightened tensions....

8. Israeli Military unearths 1,500 Hamas militant bodies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-military-unearths-1-500-hamas-militant-bodies

Israel’s military said about 1,500 bodies of Hamas militants were found in Israeli territory as, as it said it had largely gained control in the country’s south and “restored full control” over the border on the fourth day of fighting following an unprecedented surprise attack....

9. Turkish Cypriot crossing points take center stage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-checkpoints-take-center-stage

In a striking development, 2023 has seen an extraordinary increase in crossings through checkpoints in Cyprus, as revealed by reports in the Turkish Cypriot press....

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. UN peacekeepers adjust position amidst tensions in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-peacekeepers-adjust-position-amidst-tensions-in-buffer-zone

In a recent update to the incident at the Pyla buffer zone, Simos Mitidis, the leader of the G/C community in Pyla, conveyed that the UNFICYP personnel have slightly repositioned themselves in response to the confrontation with Turkish forces within the buffer zone. ...

12. Gasoline trade in divided Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/gasoline-trade-in-divided-cyprus

The issue of gasoline from the occupied territories is one of the most well-known psychodramas of Cyprus. It is a distortion of the market due to the country's division and the occupation of part of it by another country. ...

13. Debate on fuel from north misfires ahead of protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/debate-on-fuel-from-north-misfires-ahead-of-protest

Greek Cypriot gas station owners are livid with government officials who told the public it is not illegal to buy Turkish Cypriot gasoline, sparking a chaotic debate on Tuesday as protesting fuel dealers move to block motorists from entering the north...

14. Police join agent wars over domestic assistants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-join-agent-wars-over-domestic-assistants

Foreign nationals on work visas in the Republic of Cyprus may have immigration documents confiscated at Greek Cypriot checkpoints as they cross into the north, as authorities in the south push for preemptive measures to combat overseas travel at the expense of domestic employers...

15. Government ends tax break, fuel and electricity prices to rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-ends-tax-break-fuel-and-electricity-prices-to-rise

The Director General of the Ministry of Finance, Michalis Pantelis, has expressed the government's intention to end the measure of reducing excise tax on fuel and electricity....

16. Public outcry over traffic violations of mobile camera operators

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/public-outcry-over-traffic-violations-of-mobile-camera-operators

Camera operators working for a photo verification company are grappling with a complex and challenging situation....

17. Sex rendezvous messages emerge in murder investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sex-rendezvous-messages-emerge-in-murder-investigation

Cyprus Police are investigating the murder of a sex worker in Limassol that took place over the weekend, when a woman from Ukraine was found dead in her hotel apartment where an asylum seeker from Turkey had also booked an appointment to see her on Saturday evening...

18. Russians flying to northern Cyprus sextupled in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russians-flying-to-northern-cyprus-sextupled-in-2022

The number of Russian nationals who flew to northern Cyprus went up sixfold last year, when calls for direct flights in the unrecognized part of the divided island gained traction after an EU flight ban in the south...

19. Tobacco from north lands gals in jail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tobacco-from-north-lands-gals-in-jail

Two women have been detained at a checkpoint in rural Nicosia after customs officers found a large quantity of tobacco products in their vehicle, but charges and circumstances of their detention were not immediately clear...

20. Turks slam Greeks over fake ‘push-forward’ story

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turks-slam-greeks-over-fake-‘push-forward-story

Turkey has slammed Greece’s migration minister over a video tweet allegedly showing members of the Turkish coast guard beating refugees during an alleged push-forward, with Ankara rushing to provide context and accusing Greek media of failing to properly retract a fabricated story...

21. House prepares bill on petition signatures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-prepares-bill-on-petition-signatures

A House committee in the Republic of Cyprus is discussing the right for private citizens to solicit petition signatures for new legislation, but the initiative may be easier said than done in a small country where people complain about disenfranchisement on the one hand and populism on the other...

22. Freed Greek Cypriot vows to fight 'spite ban' in north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/freed-greek-cypriot-vows-to-fight-turkish-cypriot-spite-ban

A Greek Cypriot influencer vows to get his name off a stop list in the Turkish Cypriot north, where he says his arrest and long detention was a political double whammy out of spite because of his pro-reunification views but also EOKA nostalgia...

23. More traffic cameras pop up in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-traffic-cameras-pop-up-in-nicosia

A new traffic camera installation popped up this week at a busy intersection in Nicosia, with officials confirming social media hype and saying more were on the way in Limassol...

24. Presidential contender, ministry swing for the fences

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-contender-government-swing-for-the-fences

Cypriot presidential candidate Andreas Mavroyiannis drew heavy criticism from the interior ministry on Monday, after the former chief negotiator spoke on the weekend against a controversial barbwire fence south of the buffer zone...

25. Cyprus defends migration stance for ‘love of country’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-defends-migration-stance-for-‘love-of-country

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris says he would be happy if the Republic of Cyprus could bring down irregular migration by following the example of Greece, a country facing EU criticism over ‘violent’ deportations, with the Cypriot official calling on fellow citizens to show their 'love of country'...

26. 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...

27. Critics furious over ‘gynic rules’ for Green Line cops

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critics-furious-over-‘gynic-rules-for-green-line-cops

Rules referring to gynecological restrictions for female border cops in Cyprus are raising eyebrows, with critics crying foul over the measure while ridiculing the lack of mental evaluation for gun possession...

28. Pelted Russian convoy video in Limassol goes viral

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pelted-russian-convoy-in-limassol-goes-viral

Cyprus Police say no complaint was filed regarding a video from Limassol that went viral this week, showing cars with Russian flags being pelted with heavy items at the southern town's seafront...

29. Ukraine rejects Russian neutrality idea as Zelensky prepares to address Congress

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-rejects-russian-neutrality-idea-as-zalensky-prepares-to-address-congress

Ukraine on Wednesday dismissed Russian proposals to turn it into a neutral state, as the United States readied a huge package of military aid ahead of a historic address to Congress by Kyiv's defiant leader....

30. Vaccinated will need rapid test at checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccinated-will-need-rapid-test-at-checkpoints

Vaccinated persons crossing north and south through checkpoints in Cyprus will be required to show a negative rapid test result, following a decision by a bicommunal committee that cited worsening pandemic conditions on the island...

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