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08 February, 2023
 

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1. School exams rescheduled to accommodate major strike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/school-exams-rescheduled-to-accommodate-major-strike

Unionized teachers in the Republic of Cyprus have secured a time change for school exams on Thursday so that members can take part in a major strike to demand restoration of pre-crisis wage indexation mechanisms for union workers...

2. €651.4 million of government surplus recorded until September 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€651-4-million-of-government-surplus-recorded-until-september-2022

Cyprus' general government surplus rose to 651.4 million for the period of July-September 2022 compared with a surplus of €319.5 mn recorded in the respective period of last year, according to preliminary general government fiscal results....

3. Migrant citizenship racket in Greece busted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-citizenship-racket-in-greece-busted

An investigating magistrate in the northern port city of Thessaloniki has received the findings of a police investigation into some 60 suspects for their role in an extensive bribery racket aimed at expediting the issuance or renewal of residence permits and facilitating the granting of citizenship to migrants....

4. Wars over imported damaged vehicles get ugly in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wars-over-imported-damaged-vehicles-get-ugly-in-cyprus

Cyprus police have been keeping on the down low an investigation into alleged irregularities involving imported damaged vehicles, with reports saying a state employee’s vehicle was torched after he blew the whistle on a suspected illegal network amid government efforts to take lemons off the street...

5. 'Nicosia General Hospital is not understaffed'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-general-hospital-is-not-understaffed

The current situation in the intensive care unit (ICU) of the Nicosia general hospital treating patients with coronavirus is not due to understaffing but because of staff absences due to Covid-19, spokesperson of the state health services organization (SHSO) Charalambos Charilaou told CNA on Monday....

6. Britain: Released 'partygate' report cites 'failure of leadership' in Downing Street

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-released-partygate-report-cites-failure-of-leadership-in-downing-street

Boris Johnson faced a moment of truth on Partygate today as the Sue Gray report was finally published condemning 'failures of leadership and judgment' in Downing Street. ...

7. UK government holds breath as it awaits ‘partygate’ report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-government-holds-breath-as-it-awaits-‘partygate-report

Prime Minister Boris Johnson braced for the conclusions of an investigation into allegations of lockdown-breaching parties, a document that could help him end weeks of scandal and discontent, or bring his time in office to an abrupt close....

8. Cyprus president nixes luxury car use for top civil servants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-nixes-luxury-car-use-for-top-civil-servants

Cyprus’ president has scrapped plans to grant free-of-charge, around-the-clock use of state-financed luxury vehicles to top civil servants amid a public outcry over a perceived waste of taxpayers’ money, a government spokesman said Monday....

9. Boris Johnson apologises after admitting he attended Downing Street garden party for 25 minutes during lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-johnson-apologises-after-admitting-he-attended-downing-street-garden-party-for-25-minutes-during-lockdown

Boris Johnson has apologized after admitting that he attended a Downing Street garden drinks party during the first lockdown. ...

10. UK’s Johnson faces lockdown-breach claims over garden party

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-s-johnson-faces-lockdown-breach-claims-over-garden-party

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced a wave of public and political outrage on Tuesday over allegations that he and his staff flouted coronavirus lockdown rules by holding a garden party in 2020 while Britons were barred by law from mingling outside the home....

11. MP Alexandra Attalides honored as 2021 Anti-Corruption Champion by US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mp-alexandra-attalides-honored-as-2021-anti-corruption-champion-by-us

In honor of International Anti-Corruption Day, celebrated each year on December 9th, US Ambassador to Cyprus, Judith Garber, presented MP Alexandra Attalides with a certificate acknowledging her work in fighting corruption in Cyprus. ...

12. A look into how some European states are treating the unvaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/states

Europe has been thrown into a battle of the fourth wave of the pandemic....

13. Government subsidies for electric vehicles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/government-subsidies-for-electric-vehicles

The car market is going through a difficult period, as evidenced by the statistics of new motor vehicle registrations....

14. First female chief officer of the British Bases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/first-female-chief-officer-of-the-british-bases

Clare Simpson is the first woman to assume the position of chief officer at the British Bases in Cyprus....

15. Cyprus’ civil service secret out in the open

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-civil-service-secret-out-in-the-open

Thousands of civil servants have been found to run private businesses or direct companies without permission from the state, with officials calling on violators to comply with the law and some politicians calling for an investigation into possible conflicts of interest...

16. Cypriot AG says some civil servants unfit for the job

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-ag-says-some-civil-servants-unfit-for-the-job

Cyprus’ Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides ruffled some feathers this week when he told a House committee hearing that some leadership positions in the civil service were filled by people who were incompetent...

17. Another 85 million by February if Cyprus meets deadline of key reforms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-must-meet-deadline-of-key-reforms-to-receive-the-next-85-million-from-the-eu

With the first 157m euros already paid in advance from the Cyprus Recovery and Resilience Fund, the country still has a long way to go to complete the reforms and investments required to unlock the next 85m euros which is due to be received in February 2022....

18. Nicosia reacts to new Al Jazeera video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-reacts-to-new-al-jazeera-video

Nicosia has refuted allegations concerning a Cypriot minister and his trips to London, in reaction to an Al Jazeera secret investigation into how convicted criminals could take on new identities and launder money through ownership of English football clubs by deceiving authorities...

19. PASYNO nurses strike over ministry probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pasyno-nurses-strike-over-ministry-probe

Cyprus’ PASYNO Nurses Association went on strike Monday to protest against a disciplinary probe that examines whether five members who refused to work in Athalassa hospital during COVID had breached their contract...

20. Cabinet split as measures gain on lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-split-as-measures-gain-on-lockdown

The Cabinet is set to announce later on Friday a new set of measures to curb the COVID-19 spread in the community, as daily cases continue to rise with a situation in hospitals extremely alarming...

21. 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...

22. Defence ministry targeted by hackers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defence-ministry-says-it-was-targeted-by-hackers

Reports suggest the defence ministry of the Republic of Cyprus thwarted a cyber attack last week, around the same time a major hacking incident was reported by British defence, with both countries pointing the finger to foreign hackers...

23. Turkish minister says US behind 2016 failed coup attempt

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-minister-says-us-behind-2016-failed-coup-attempt

Turkey's interior minister accused the United States on Thursday of being behind a 2016 failed coup that Ankara has blamed on a US-based Muslim preacher, the Hurriyet daily reported, at a time when Turkey is seeking improved ties with its NATO ally....

24. President blames CIP failure on recklessness

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-blames-cip-failure-on-recklessness

Cyprus’ disgraced Citizenship by Investment Programme took a heavy toll after it was 'recklessly promoted' overseas, according to President Nicos Anastasiades, who testified on Tuesday before an independent committee, while telling reporters later that he would not revisit the matter until after probe findings are concluded...

25. Cyprus president testifies on golden passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-testifies-on-golden-passports

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades is expected to testify on Tuesday before the independent committee probing corruption allegations in the country’s golden passport scheme, just days after he lashed out at critics during a national address on the fight against corruption...

26. Cabinet locked into partial lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-locked-into-partial-lockdown

A partial lockdown is expected to go into effect in the Republic of Cyprus some time after Friday, when the President’s Cabinet will decide on new measures to fight further spread of the coronavirus through the end of the month...

27. DIKO raises conflict of interest for AG

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/diko-raises-conflict-of-interest-for-ag

DIKO president Nicholas Papadopoulos has raised concerns over conflicts of interest for the state’s attorney general in connection with a golden passports investigation, following a statement from the Presidential Palace on publicizing some findings but not in their entirety...

28. Minister makes roadblock checks random

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-orders-random-checks-at-roadblocks

Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis on Monday stepped in after reports that highways were backed up for miles due to lockdown roadblocks, saying she instructed police to carry out only random checks during peak hours...

29. Constitutional crisis unfolds over passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/constitutional-crisis-unfolds-over-passports

An unprecedented constitutional crisis has been unfolding in the Republic of Cyprus, with the attorney general publicly scolding an inquisitive auditor general and asking him to back off from seeking access to files in connection with golden passports linked to a casino project...

30. Cyprus records deficit of €800 million in Q2

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-records-deficit-of-€800-million-in-q2-due-to-covid-19-impact

Cyprus General Government posted a deficit of €800 million in the period of April – June 2020 compared to a surplus of €140 million in the respective period of last year, according to data released today by the Cyprus Statistical Service (Cystat)....

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