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1. Britney Griner swapped for Russian arms dealer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britney-griner-swapped-for-russian-arms-dealer

WNBA star Brittney Griner has been released from Russian detention in a prisoner swap for convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, according to a source familiar with the matter....

2. Candidates continue campaigning both inside and outside of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/candidates-continue-campaigning-both-inside-and-outside-of-cyprus

Candidates for the Presidency of the Republic continue their activities both inside and outside of Cyprus. The candidates and their teams analyzed their positions and alluded to issues of concern to citizens as well as current events....

3. Germany eases entry rules for qualified young Indians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-eases-entry-rules-for-qualified-young-indians

Nationals of India will soon be subject to less strict rules when reaching Germany for professional, study, and work purposes as the two countries have signed the German-Indian Migration Agreement....

4. Did Iran just abolish the morailty police?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/did-iran-just-abolish-the-morailty-police

Both Iranian state media and anti-government protesters downplayed statements by an Iranian judicial official that the "morality police" had been abolished on Sunday....

5. No visa required for Qatari citizens visiting the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-visa-required-for-qatari-citizens-visiting-the-eu

Qatari nationals are now eligible to travel to the European Union’s Schengen Zone countries without being required to apply for a visa at first....

6. Has politics become a seedy business?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-has-politics-become-a-seedy-business

Last Friday's plenary session of the Parliament was marred by the speech of the now-independent MP Andreas Themistocleous on the occasion of the passage of the law on sexual education in schools....

7. Boy injured in suspected gangland shooting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boy-injured-in-suspected-gangland-shooting

A man and a young boy were wounded in an ambush shooting in Oroklini on Sunday, with reports suggesting law enforcement took a back seat in the investigation after it emerged that friends of the victims were the ones who retrieved and handed over evidence to police...

8. Anti-Corruption Authority: Regulations for its establishment and operation were passed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anti-corruption-authority-regulations-for-its-establishment-and-operation-were-passed

On Friday afternoon, the Parliament's Plenary approved the regulations for the establishment and operation of the Independent Anti-Corruption Authority....

9. Dept of Labour: 'Our social security fund is sound'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dept-of-labour-our-social-security-fund-is-sound

According to the Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance, the General Social Insurance Plan's most recent actuarial study shows that the amendments made up until 2012 ensure the long-term viability of the Social Insurance Fund and that,...

10. Paphos to become a 'smart' city after launch of digital projects

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-to-become-a-smart-city-after-launch-of-digital-projects

Six smart and digital city projects implemented by the Municipality of Paphos were inaugurated on Thursday by Deputy Minister of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy Kyriakos Kokkinos....

11. 'FTX-style crypto crash won’t happen in Europe'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ftx-style-crypto-crash-won-t-happen-in-europe

The cryptocurrency world is reeling after the collapse of crypto exchange FTX — but EU policymakers are patting themselves on the back....

12. Germany eases rules for internationals to obtain citizenship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-eases-rules-for-internationals-to-obtain-citizenship

The federal government of Germany has unfolded its plans to introduce new changes to its immigration law, among others, to make it easier for internationals to obtain citizenship....

13. ETIAS set to enforced by November 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/etias-set-to-enforced-by-november-2023

The work on the European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS) has moved forward, with the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) revealing on Monday that a new body will be responsible to ensure the system functions in accordance with fundamental rights has started its work....

14. At least 400 migrant workers died in projects connected to the World Cup

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/at-least-400-migrant-workers-died-in-projects-connected-to-the-world-cup

World Cup chief Hassan Al-Thawadi said that between 400 and 500 migrant workers have died as a result of work done on projects connected to the tournament – a greater figure than Qatari officials have cited previously....

15. Cyprus president wants corruption claims against him investigated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-wants-corruption-claims-against-him-investigated

Cyprus’ president on Tuesday called for an independent probe into allegations made by a former aide that he has run a corrupt administration under the influence of Russian oligarchs...

16. Russians in Cyprus kept at bay in archbishop election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russians-in-cyprus-kept-at-bay-in-archbishop-election

Russians in Cyprus will not be part of the Orthodox plebiscite during a highly contested archbishopric election next month, following a decision by a Holy Synod quorum on Monday that ruled there was no time for foreigners to register to vote...

17. Candidates continue their quest for votes as elections draw near

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/candidates-continue-their-quest-for-votes-as-elections-draw-near

The pre-election campaign of the candidates for February's 2023 Presidential elections continued over the weekend with meetings and contacts in cities and communities on the island and abroad....

18. Prisons are the 'headquarters' of organized crime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prisons-are-the-headquarters-of-organized-crime

The measures taken by the Central Prison Management are neither sufficient nor effective and results in an uncontrolled and extremely dangerous situation that poses risks to the safety and lives of people inside and outside the Prison, ...

19. Procedures, criminal offender profiles, and the law governing child abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/procedures-criminal-offender-profiles-and-the-law-governing-child-abuse

The recent news has been overshadowed by new complaints from schoolgirls in Cyprus alleging that their headmaster has harassed them sexually, while in Greece the Aeolus box is opening due to revelations about the "Ark of the World" foundation....

20. EC ban on flavored or heated tobacco products began yesterday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-ban-on-flavored-or-heated-tobacco-products-began-yesterday

The Commission announced today that flavored or flavored heated tobacco products will be prohibited beginning today, Wednesday. Members have eight months to incorporate the delegated directive into their domestic legislation....

21. Homelessness on the streets of the capital (Photos)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/homelessness-on-the-streets-of-the-capital-photos

Citizens in the heart of the capital are faced with a depressing sight. The image of two homeless people, a father and son, whose story is well known among the locals, sleeping on the streets of Makarios Ave....

22. Kasoulides negotiates migrant repatriations with Congo and Cameroon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kasoulides-negotiates-migrant-repatriations-with-congo-and-cameroon

Cyprus’ Foreign Minister, Ioannis Kasoulides, discussed with his counterparts from the Congo and Cameroon the start of bilateral negotiations with the aim of reaching agreements for the readmission of migrants, the Ministry said on Tuesday in a written statement....

23. What are these strange white cameras on the streets? (photos)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/what-are-these-strange-white-cameras-on-the-streets-photos

Several citizens have inquired about the new cameras. What precisely do they do? Are they for specific public services? And where have they been installed? Are new lawsuits on the way?...

24. Electricity theft on the rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/electricity-theft-on-the-rise

The Cyprus Electricity Authority's electricity distribution substations have seen an increase in theft cases recently, according to a statement from the police....

25. Russian officials denied visas for OSCE meeting in Poland

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/russian-officials-denied-visas-for-osce-meeting-in-poland

The government of Poland will not issue Schengen visas to officials from the Russian Federation for attending a meeting of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) set to be held in the city of Łódź in Poland on December 1 and 2....

26. Kyriakides: 'The next health crisis will be caused by antibiotic overuse'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-the-next-health-crisis-will-be-caused-by-antibiotic-overuse

Antimicrobial resistance is “often seen as the next big health crisis”, Commissioner for Health Stella Kyriakides said in a statement ahead of November 18th, European Antibiotics Awareness Day, commenting on a pan-European survey on antimicrobial resistance which has shown that half of Europeans still incorrectly believe that antibiotics kill viruses....

27. Civil protection's role in disaster management at the Nicosia Risk Forum 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/civil-protection-s-role-in-disaster-management-at-the-nicosia-risk-forum-2022

The role of civil protection and international solidarity in disaster management as a result of climate change is being discussed at the two-day Nicosia Risk Forum 2022 (#NRF2022) on Civil Protection, which began today in Larnaca and is organized by the CERIDES Foundation of the European University Cyprus....

28. Student demonstrators call for reunification (images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/student-demonstrators-call-for-reunification-images

Students marched on Tuesday in Nicosia and other government-controlled areas of Cyprus, in protest of the unilateral declaration of the illegal Turkish Cypriot regime. ...

29. Immigration as a matter of national survival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-immigration-as-a-matter-of-national-survival

The migration issue, along with Turkey's ongoing threats and galloping inflation due to the explosion in energy prices, undoubtedly ranks first in the hierarchy of Cypriot citizens' concerns....

30. Katie Clerides campaigns for Averof Neophytou, calls for DISY unity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/katie-clerides-campaigns-for-averof-neophytou-calls-for-disy-unity

Messages in favor of unity in the ruling Democratic Rally (DISY) party on the occasion of a memorial service of its founder and former President of the Republic Glafcos Clerides and the visit of independent candidate Nikos Christodoulides to the occupied Maronite villages were the main developments in the election campaign during the weekend....

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