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16 January, 2022
 

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1. Sidney Poitier has died at the age of 94

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sidney-poitier-has-died-at-the-age-of-94

Legendary Hollywood actor and first black man to win an acting Oscar, Sir Sidney Poitier, has died at the age of 94, a Bahamian government official has said....

2. Cyprus makes progress in fight against terrorist financing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-department

Cyprus has continued to make progress in strengthening banking efforts to combat terrorist financing, according to the State Department's report on terrorism for 2020. ...

3. Germany's new chancellor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-s-new-chancellor

Olaf Scholz became Germany’s ninth post-World War II chancellor Wednesday, opening a new era for the European Union’s most populous nation and largest economy after Angela Merkel’s 16-year tenure....

4. Joint action to defend and promote Democracy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/joint-action-to-defend-and-promote-democracy

Across the globe, democracy and human rights are increasingly under siege. Far from being an issue isolated to the “developing” world, democracies new and old are combatting existential crises of creeping authoritarianism, rising inequality, and malign influence both domestically and from abroad. ...

5. Cyprus awaits Brussels decision on golden passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-awaits-brussels-on-golden-passports

The President’s Cabinet in the Republic of Cyprus has approved at least 390 golden passport applications despite European warnings after the program was scrapped last year, with Interior Minister Nicos Nouris saying he has already explained the logic to the European Commission but hasn’t heard back yet...

6. Cabinet ends citizenship ordeal for mixed couple’s kids

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-ends-citizenship-ordeal-for-mixed-couple-s-kids

The President’s Cabinet has granted citizenship to two siblings from a bicommunal mixed family, following criticism that their applications for identification cards were caught in a political stalemate for having a Turkish grandfather...

7. Bicycle subsidies for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bicycle-subsidies-for-cyprus

The Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works announces that on November 1, 2021 it will launch the first electronic platform through which citizens can apply for a subsidy to purchase a new non-electric bicycle....

8. One quarter of the population on the verge of poverty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/one-quarter-of-the-population-on-the-verge-of-poverty

According to a statement by Cypriot Network Against Poverty, 24% of the population of Cyprus is on the verge of poverty, which means 200 citizens will soon cross the poverty line....

9. Cyprus cabinet to revoke 45 passports in cash-for-citizenship scheme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cabinet-to-revoke-45-passports-in-cash-for-citizenship-scheme

Cyprus said on Friday it would revoke the passports of 45 people who obtained citizenship under a now discredited investment scheme that ran for more than a decade....

10. Moscow against recognition of Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-against-recognition-of-turkish-occupied-northern-cyprus

Russia dismissed Turkish media reports on Thursday that Moscow and Ankara are engaged in bargaining for the mutual recognition of Crimea as Russian territory and the Turkish-occupied territories in northern Cyprus....

11. Cypriot president’s law firm accused in Pandora Papers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-s-law-firm-accused-in-pandora-papers

Cypriot President denies any knowledge of his ex law firm alleged to have hidden assets of a controversial Russian billionaire, following bombshell allegations of dozens of world and public leaders linked to secret financial dealings...

12. Baby Asya arrives in Nicosia for costly treatment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/baby-asya-arrives-in-nicosia-for-costly-treatment

One-year-old Asya Polatli, who is in need of expensive gene therapy, flew from Turkey to Larnaca on Monday after health authorities in the Republic of Cyprus said the Turkish Cypriot infant who had already began treatment in Turkey could be admitted to a hospital in Nicosia...

13. No more apologies: Inside Facebook's push to defend its image

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/no-more-apologies-inside-facebook-s-push-to-defend-its-image

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, signed off last month on a new initiative code-named Project Amplify....

14. Cyprus wants clean slate in naturalizations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-clean-slate-in-naturalizations

The government in the Republic of Cyprus has laid out a new blueprint for naturalizations of foreign investors and skilled immigrants, pointing to a departure from the country’s disgraced golden passport scheme while respecting the EU position on citizenship criteria...

15. Athens taps Cypriot ex-commissioner for Cabinet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-taps-cypriot-ex-commissioner-for-cabinet

The Greek government confirmed on Monday that former European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, will head the newly formed Climate Crisis and Civil Protection Ministry...

16. Al Jazeera publishes prequel to The Cyprus Papers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/al-jazeera-publishes-prequel-to-cyprus-papers

A new documentary by Al Jazeera on football corruption in Britain includes allegations that a Cypriot minister flew to London to arrange paperwork at a consular office for a Russian national who was wanted by Interpol and unable to travel under his real name...

17. Putin wants UN guarantees for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-wants-un-guarantees-for-cyprus

Russian President Vladimir Putin says breaches of UN resolutions on Cyprus are 'inadmissible' in a letter response to his Cypriot counterpart, adding that Moscow backs a federation-based settlement and calls for all permanent members of the Security Council to take on guarantees for the island...

18. Nicosia, Ankara worlds apart over resolution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-and-ankara-worlds-apart-over-resolution

Nicosia has welcomed a Security Council resolution that renewed the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Cyprus and also delved into other aspects of the Cyprus Problem, with Ankara crying foul and saying the UN violated its own rules...

19. Anastasiades feels vindicated by passport probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-feels-vindicated-by-passport-report

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says a final report on the island’s disgraced golden passport scheme has alleged no deceit on his part, with the commander in chief apologizing for mistakes made under his administration which he attributed to lack of regulations and oversight over the years...

20. Jho Low wanted to be a Cypriot banker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reporter-says-low-wanted-to-buy-a-cypriot-bank

A British investigative journalist told an audience in Nicosia that Cypriot-naturalized financier Jho Low had tried to use contacts with Kuwaitis to buy a bank on the island where the Malaysian fugitive could launder stolen money...

21. Legal defends blacked out passport report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-defends-blacked-out-passport-report

The Legal department in the Republic of Cyprus has issued its final report on golden passports, but its decision to include privacy issues as a reason to black out information has come under media scrutiny...

22. Cyprus’ passport committee issues final report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-passport-committee-issues-final-report

Over half of the golden passports approved by the President’s Cabinet in the Republic of Cyprus were illegal, a special committee has found, and it is now up to the attorney general to ascertain whether any ministers may have had fraudulent intent...

23. Legal battle heats up in golden passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-battle-heats-up-in-golden-passports

The top two chief law enforcers in the Republic of Cyprus are taking the parliament to court over a resolution, in which members called on the two officials to recuse themselves in the golden passport probe after raising conflict of interest issues...

24. Tatar on defense over PassportGate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-on-defense-over-passportgate

Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar says he would give up his Republic of Cyprus documents if there was a way, following new political controversy over citizenship on the divided island, with the newly-elected chief clarifying there were many reasons why his constituents in the north use passports issued in the south...

25. Cypriot leaders exchange jabs after Geneva

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-leaders-exchange-jabs-after-geneva

Republic of Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades says his administration will embark on a global campaign to elicit reactions to positions put forth by Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar, with the two leaders on the divided island not shying away from taking serious jabs at each other...

26. Syllouris declines questions in passport probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syllouris-declines-questions-in-passport-probe

A former Cypriot parliamentary speaker secretly filmed in an expose on a now discredited cash-for-passports scheme declined to answer questions on Wednesday into his role in a scandal which rocked the island nation...

27. Stars in Al Jazeera video face committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stars-in-al-jazeera-video-face-committee

28. Director wants passport probe clear his name

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/director-wants-passport-probe-clear-his-name

A civil servant, whose name was dropped by the former House speaker during a secret video recording by Al Jazeera, says he did not get involved with golden passports during his tenure as director of the interior ministry, vowing to take legal action if an investigative committee failed to clear his name...

29. Interim report on golden passports delivered

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interim-report-on-golden-passports-delivered

An interim report on the golden passport scandal in the Republic of Cyprus says just over half of citizenships granted by the executive branch were not approved lawfully...

30. Gloves are off again over golden passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gloves-are-off-again-over-golden-passports

Cyprus’ auditor general told a House committee this week that the Cabinet used old rules to approve over two hundred golden passports after the cutoff date for an investigation ordered by the attorney general, who pushed back on the criticism saying there was 'no bottom to the abyss'...

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