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1. St. Kitts and Nevis appoints Joseph Borghese as Special Envoy for FDIs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/st-kitts-and-nevis-appoints-joseph-borghese-as-special-envoy-for-fdis

In a strategic effort to boost Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) initiatives, the Government of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis has appointed His Excellency Joseph Borghese as Special Envoy for Foreign Direct Investments. ...

2. Twenty years on...

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/twenty-years-on

The rejection of the Annan Plan transcends mere historical significance; especially this year, it coincides with an anniversary nested within another....

3. Britain's Prince Harry officially a US resident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-s-prince-harry-officially-a-us-resident

In a significant move, Prince Harry, formally known as Prince Henry Charles Albert David Duke of Sussex, has officially declared himself a resident of the United States, as per a recent regulatory filing in the United Kingdom....

4. Will Fredriksen Group set sail for Cyprus?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/will-fredriksen-group-set-sail-for-cyprus

The Fredriksen Group, led by prominent shipping magnate John Fredriksen, is contemplating relocating a significant portion, if not all, of its shipping operations from Norway to Cyprus, citing dissatisfaction with Norway's framework conditions....

5. 2,540 Ukrainian refugees denied protection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2-540-ukrainian-refugees-denied-protection

About 2,540 Ukrainian refugees have been suspended from temporary protection in the Netherlands since March 4, 2024. They are now forced to seek safety in the country or leave. ...

6. Seven NGO workers killed in Gaza during Israeli attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seven-ngo-workers-killed-in-gaza-during-israeli-attack

World Central Kitchen (WCK), a renowned food charity founded by Chef José Andrés, reported that seven of its workers were killed during an Israeli attack in Gaza....

7. How Cyprus golden visa attracts investors from around the world

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-cyprus-golden-visa-attracts-investors-from-around-the-world

Investing in Cyprus isn't just about property, it's about embracing a lifestyle bathed in Mediterranean sunshine and reaping the rewards of strategic investment....

8. Cyprus sees an 18.2% rise in crime cases in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-an-18-2-rise-in-crime-cases-in-2022

The number of true crime cases reported to the Police rose by 18.2% in Cyprus in 2022, with the Crime Index expressed in 100,000 inhabitants rising to 584 from 501 in 2021 and 482 the year before. ...

9. FBI informant in Biden case linked to Russian contacts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fbi-informant-in-biden-case-linked-to-russian-contacts

A former FBI informant is facing charges for allegedly concocting a multimillion-dollar bribery scheme implicating Joe Biden, his son Hunter, and a Ukrainian energy company....

10. Putin detains US ballerina for alleged $51 high treason

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-detains-us-ballerina-for-alleged-$51-high-treason

Vladimir Putin's Federal Security Service has detained Ksenia Karelina, a dual Russian-American ballerina, on suspicion of treason, officials reported Tuesday....

11. Spanish banks wary of Cypriot student accounts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spanish-banks-wary-of-cypriot-student-accounts

The impact of Cyprus being deemed a high-risk destination continues to reverberate even in European Union countries, with remnants of its troubled past lingering....

12. Christodoulides links Turkish Cypriot rights violations to 1974 invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-links-turkish-cypriot-rights-violations-to-1974-invasion

Cypriot President Nikos Christodoulides addressed the Council of Europe's Parliamentary Assembly, emphasizing that any violation of Turkish Cypriot human rights ...

13. 300,000 strong protests sweep Germany against far-right

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/300-000-strong-protests-sweep-germany-against-far-right

Over the weekend, Germany witnessed an unprecedented wave of protests with approximately 300,000 people taking to the streets nationwide....

14. Arnold Schwarzenegger detained at Munich Airport over unregistered luxury watch

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/arnold-schwarzenegger-detained-at-munich-airport-over-unregistered-luxury-watch

Arnold Schwarzenegger, the renowned actor and former Governor of California, has encountered a legal hurdle at Munich Airport where he is reportedly being detained and questioned under tax law....

15. Billionaire's great escape? Kolomoiskyi's Cyprus flight sparks alarm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/billionaire-s-great-escape-kolomoiskyi-s-cyprus-flight-sparks-alarm

In a twist of legal intricacies, Ukrainian authorities are on high alert following the release of billionaire oligarch Ihor Kolomoiskyi. ...

16. How locals can mitigate the risks of Cyprus' new citizenship rules to attract tech talent

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-locals-can-mitigate-the-risks-of-cyprus-new-citizenship-rules-to-attract-tech-talent

Cyprus's recent initiative to boost its technology sector by offering tax breaks and fast-track naturalization to third-party nationals is a strategic move that could significantly reshape its economy and society....

17. Cyprus faces double-digit sanctions violations chaos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-double-digit-sanctions-violations-chaos

Cyprus’ Law Office has received complaints on possible sanctions violations amounting to double-digits, Attorney-General George Savvides told a parliamentary committee which discussed the “Cyprus confidential” publication, involving millions of leaked files on financial transactions investigated by the International Consortium of Investigative Reporters (ICIJ)....

18. Swedish media exposes Sizopoulos's tie to 'golden passports' scheme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/swedish-media-exposes-sizopoulos-s-tie-to-golden-passports-scheme

In a joint investigation, Göteborgs-Posten and OCCRP shed light on EPP President Marinos Sizopoulos's connection to the 'golden passports' scandal....

19. 'The honest state'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-honest-state

Whenever Cyprus becomes the focus of an international journalistic investigation, the perception within the media, political circles, and civil society follows a familiar pattern: initial anticipation or curiosity, followed by a few days of discussion about the country's reputation and questionable practices. ...

20. Syrian applicant triumphs in citizenship appeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-applicant-triumphs-in-citizenship-appeal

In a recent legal development, a Republic of Cyprus citizenship appeal by a Syrian-born individual of Turkish Cypriot origin proved successful....

21. Cyprus Confidential: A new stain on Cyprus' image

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pwc-s-secret-dance-with-russian-oligarchs-revealed

Another episode is unfolding that stains Cyprus' name on a global scale. This time, it's not about the Naturalization Program or "golden passports" but centers on sanctions imposed on Russian oligarchs since Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022....

22. A legal dilemma impacts children of mixed marriages in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-legal-dilemma-impacts-children-of-mixed-marriages-in-cyprus

A legal gray area exists for children of mixed marriages in Cyprus, particularly those involving a Greek Cypriot parent and a parent who arrived in Cyprus through migratory flows, categorized as irregular, ...

23. Cyprus' passport ranks 21st worldwide thanks to its perks and power

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-passport-ranks-21st-worldwide-thanks-to-its-perks-and-power

Cyprus's passport is currently the 21st most powerful globally, with a total score of 104.00. This ranking considers not only travel opportunities but also taxation, global reputation, dual citizenship policies, and personal freedom....

24. Cyprus gears up for potential Middle East evacuations of over 100,000 people

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gears-up-for-potential-middle-east-evacuations-of-over-100-000-people

Cyprus is actively preparing for potential large-scale evacuations of citizens from various nationalities in the Middle East, particularly Israel, Lebanon, and the broader region, following the recent conflict outbreak in the Middle East. ...

25. How tens of thousands snag Caribbean ''Golden Passports'' for $100,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-tens-of-thousands-snag-caribbean-golden-passports-for-$100-000

Tens of thousands of passports have been obtained by Russians, Iranians, Chinese and others from Caribbean nations, granting them visa-free travel to European countries, according to a report by the European Commission....

26. Families reveal painful ordeal amid Israel's war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/families-reveal-painful-ordeal-amid-israel-s-war

Amid the devastating war in Israel, relatives of hostages have had to learn of their kidnappings through frantic, whispered phone calls and videos posted to social media....

27. The controversial path to 1,704 new Cypriot ''citizens''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-controversial-path-to-1-704-new-cypriot-citizens

In the period spanning from November 5, 2021, to June 19, 2023, a total of 1,704 "citizenships" were granted with the approval of the ''Ministry of Interior'', according to the Dursun Oguz. This information was reported by Kibris....

28. Real estate boom in Greece and Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/real-estate-boom-in-greece-and-cyprus

The real estate landscapes of Greece and Cyprus are undergoing significant transformations, with both nations showcasing promising growth and recovery. However, beneath the surface of these top-line numbers, there are underlying challenges and disparities that need to be addressed....

29. Russian consular services in the occupied territories begin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-consular-services-in-the-occupied-territories-begin

Russian consular services for citizens in the occupied territories have begun, featuring mobile consular units. Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova ...

30. Menendez faces corruption charges, cash and gold bars found in home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menendez-faces-corruption-charges-cash-and-gold-bars-found-in-home

Senator Bob Menendez of New Jersey is facing corruption charges, accused of secretly aiding Egypt's authoritarian government and using his political influence to protect a friend in exchange for cash and gold bars. ...

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