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1. Cyprus civil servants to receive pay raises after 15-year freeze

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-civil-servants-to-receive-pay-raises-after-15-year-freeze

PASYDY, the public sector union, announced its approval of a new agreement with the Ministry of Finance to grant pay raises to civil servants beginning October 1, 2024. The deal was reached during today's Joint Staff Committee meeting....

2. EU Commission boycotts Hungarian presidency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commission-boycotts-hungarian-presidency

In a bold and unprecedented move, the European Commission announced today its decision to ''boycott'' the six-month Hungarian presidency of the Council of the European Union. This action is a direct response to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's controversial visits to Moscow and Beijing....

3. Wailing sirens to commemorate tragic events of 1974

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wailing-sirens-to-commemorate-the-tragic-events-of-1974

In a poignant tribute to a pivotal chapter in its history, Cyprus will activate the sirens of its Public Warning System on significant dates this July, marking the anniversaries of the 1974 coup d’état and the ensuing Turkish invasion....

4. Greece bucks trend with six-day work week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-bucks-trend-with-six-day-workweek

Greece has introduced a six-day working week for certain businesses in an effort to increase productivity and employment, according to a report by CNBC. ...

5. Erdogan warns Israel may target Turkey after Hamas defeat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-warns-israel-may-target-turkey-after-hamas-defeat

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Wednesday asserted that Israel would target Turkey if it succeeds in defeating Hamas in the Gaza Strip, Agence France-Presse reported....

6. Migration issue returns to the spotlight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migration-issue-returns-to-the-spotlight

Today, Friday, May 17, Nicosia will host a ministerial conference at the level of Foreign Affairs Ministers, with the participation of 7 EU member states ...

7. Cyprus football's new horizon with privately owned stadiums

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-football-s-new-horizon-with-privately-owned-stadiums

The era we find ourselves in appears to signify the beginning of significant change in the professional league, reminiscent of historical shifts that brought......

8. Putin picks economist Belousov as defense chief, Shoigu switches gears

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-picks-economist-belousov-as-defense-chief-shoigu-switches-gears

Russian President Vladimir Putin tapped a civilian economist as his surprise new defence minister on Sunday in an attempt to gird Russia for economic war by trying to better utilise the defence budget and harness greater innovation to win in Ukraine....

9. UN envoy deemed ''unworthy to lead''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-envoy-deemed-unworthy-to-lead

Efforts to restart negotiations on the Cyprus problem hit a snag as the Turkish Cypriot Civil Servants Union (KTAMS) and the Teachers' Union (KTOS) jointly criticized UN Personal Envoy Maria Angela Holguin Cuellar....

10. President engages in diplomatic dialogue with Cuellar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-engages-in-diplomatic-dialogue-with-cuellar

Government Spokesperson Konstantinos Letymbiotis said on Friday that a meeting between President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides and UNSG's personal envoy for Cyprus Maria Angela Holguin is scheduled to take place in the first ten days of May....

11. European Parliament President to visit Cyprus for humanitarian aid talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/european-parliament-president-to-visit-cyprus-for-humanitarian-aid-talks

The President of the European Parliament, Roberta Metsola, is set to visit Cyprus on April 1st, where she will meet with President Nikos Christodoulidis for discussions on humanitarian aid initiatives....

12. Limassol's March 25th parade keeps tradition alive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-s-march-25th-parade-keeps-tradition-alive

In the heart of Archbishop Makarios III Avenue, Minister Marios Hartsiotis led a lively parade, bringing together people from all walks of life. This event wasn't just about celebrating, it was a chance to honor Greece's journey through time....

13. Cyprus' defense industry poised for growth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-defense-industry-poised-for-growth

In an interview conducted by Kathimerini reporter Andreas Karamitas, Dr. Tasos Kounoudis, President of the Cyprus Association of Research and Innovation Enterprises (CRAI), provided significant insights into the European Union's investment in the defense industry and its implications for Cyprus....

14. Cyprus: A beacon of hope in the Middle East crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-a-beacon-of-hope-in-the-middle-east-crisis

Cyprus is playing a pivotal role in Western efforts to deal with the crisis in the Middle East; its added value stems not from its military power, but rather from its geographic location, its membership in the European Union, and its excellent relations with all the regional actors....

15. Diplomatic evacuations begin as gang violence escalates in Haiti

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/diplomatic-evacuations-begin-as-gang-violence-escalates-in-haiti

In response to escalating gang violence in Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, the United States and other diplomatic missions have initiated evacuations, according to a report by CNN....

16. Exploring the possibility of same-sex marriage in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/exploring-the-possibility-of-same-sex-marriage-in-cyprus

In today's Sunday edition of Kathimerini, journalist Ioanna Kyriakou delves into the complex landscape surrounding the feasibility and readiness for same-sex marriage in Cyprus, ...

17. Lawmakers debate landmark same-sex marriage bill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawmakers-debate-landmark-same-sex-marriage-bill

In an ironic twist, Greek lawmakers began a heated debate on Valentine's Day over a landmark bill proposing the legalization of same-sex marriage. If approved, Greece would become the first Orthodox Christian country to legalize such unions....

18. Commissioner: ''86 years before gender equality is achieved in Cyprus''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-86-years-before-gender-equality-is-achieved-in-cyprus

The European Commission has positioned Cyprus at 21st among the 27 member states concerning gender equality, revealed Josie Christodoulou, the Commissioner for Gender Equality. ...

19. Pope Francis approves blessings for same-sex couples

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-francis-approves-blessings-for-same-sex-couples

Pope Francis has officially sanctioned the blessing of same-sex couples, marking a significant departure in policy aimed at fostering inclusivity within the Catholic Church. This move, however, maintains the church's steadfast opposition to gay marriage....

20. UK and Cyprus to strengthen global collaboration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-and-cyprus-to-strengthen-global-collaboration

The UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office Director General for Europe, Peter Wilson and the Republic of Cyprus Ministry of Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary, Kyriacos Kouros chaired the first annual review of the UK-Cyprus Memorandum of Understanding....

21. Defying dictatorship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/defying-dictatorship

In their quiet struggle for freedom and democracy, the people of Belarus represent a beacon of courage and resilience. Despite decades of authoritarian rule and systematic repression, they are relentless in their pursuit of a life of liberty. It is a battle that, especially in this moment of global instability, cannot be forgotten....

22. Erdogan: ''My friend Kyriakos, we will not threaten you if you do not threaten us''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-my-friend-kyriakos-we-will-not-threaten-you-if-you-do-not-threaten-us

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan talks about all issues concerning Greek-Turkish relations in an exclusive interview with K, twenty-four hours before he arrives in Athens, stressing that he is looking forward to "a new page" based on the ''win-win principle''....

23. Allegations of assault and workplace bullying surface in public sector

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/allegations-of-assault-and-workplace-bullying-surface-in-public-sector

A formal complaint has been lodged with the authorities concerning an alleged case of assault and workplace bullying involving a public sector manager and an employee....

24. Deputy Ministry's ''one-stop shop'' for shipping sets sail Monday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deputy-ministry-s-one-stop-shop-for-shipping-sets-sail-monday

The one-stop-shop shipping centre at the Deputy Ministry of Shipping will be operating as of next Monday, starting with the services of the Department of Population Records and Immigration, announced the competent Deputy Minister Marina Hadjimanolis....

25. London's Imperial College aids in wildfire management

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/imperial-college-london-aids-in-wildfire-management

Cyprus is benefiting from the expertise of one of the world's leading scientific teams specializing in fire management. Professor Guillermo Rein's team from Imperial College London is currently in Cyprus to share their invaluable knowledge and research on a critical issue for the island: wildfires....

26. The Queen is naked

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-queen-is-naked

The fairy tale of Hans Christian Andersen about the king who believed he was wearing splendid clothes while, in reality, he was naked, seems to be a fitting analogy for the situation of the European Union and its external policy....

27. FT: Netanyahu called on EU to pressure Egypt to accept Gaza refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ft-netanyahu-called-on-eu-to-pressure-egypt-to-accept-gaza-refugees

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought to convince European leaders to put pressure on Egypt to accept refugees from Gaza, according to people briefed on the discussions....

28. Canadian soldiers in Cyprus await call for Lebanon evacuation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/canadian-soldiers-in-cyprus-await-call-for-lebanon-evacuation

On a sunny Thursday in Cyprus, holidaymakers relaxed on beach chairs, while a small group of people in Canadian uniform sat inside a nearby hotel meeting room, staring into screens. ...

29. Christodoulides proposes maritime lifeline to Gaza in bid for Middle East peace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-proposes-maritime-lifeline-to-gaza-in-bid-for-middle-east-peace

Cypriot President Christodoulides engaged in discussions with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, focusing on a proposal for establishing a "maritime humanitarian corridor" from Cyprus to Gaza. ...

30. EU's call for humanitarian ''pauses'' draws attention ahead of UN vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-call-for-humanitarian-pauses-draws-attention-ahead-of-un-vote

European Union leaders have stopped short of calling for a ceasefire in Gaza, instead appealing for humanitarian “pauses” to provide aid, as the UN warned its operations were being “paralyzed” by Israel’s bombardment of the besieged enclave....

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