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1. Boris Johnson or Rishi Sunak expected to be UK's next prime minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-johnson-or-rishi-sunak-expected-to-be-uk-s-next-prime-minister

Boris Johnson and his former finance minister Rishi Sunak were leading potential contenders to replace British Prime Minister Liz Truss on Friday, with candidates canvassing support to become Conservative Party leader in a fast-tracked contest....

2. Merchants of Death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-merchants-of-death

People trafficker. A profitable “profession.” A high-risk profession, of course, because the business may sink. In this case, literally. Then 18, 50, 100 lives could be lost, including small children....

3. House scrambles to keep ships under Cyprus flag

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-scrambles-to-keep-ships-under-cyprus-flag

The House health committee in the Republic of Cyprus is scrambling to amend healthcare legislation in a race against the clock, following reports that ship owners are trying to take their business elsewhere to avoid having to pay GESY tax...

4. Energy poverty: The nightmare that everyone is attempting to alleviate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/energy-poverty-the-nightmare-that-everyone-is-attempting-to-alleviate

"Energy poverty is a major social issue with a direct impact on health that affects approximately 54 million Europeans. High energy prices, low incomes, and damp, unhealthy homes with poor insulation all contribute to higher rates of energy poverty," according to a statement published on the website of the European Committee of Regions on June 2019....

5. Where will Turkey be in a year from now?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-where-will-turkey-be-in-a-year-from-now

The disputes with Greece will be useful ammunition for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan should he decide to manufacture a crisis that would divert attention away from his country’s economic disintegration. ...

6. EU flip flops on Russian coal after Cyprus cries foul

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-flip-flops-on-russian-coal-after-cyprus-cries-foul

The shipping industry in the Republic of Cyprus can breathe a sigh of relief after the European Commission eased sanctions against Russian coal, following objection from Nicosia that saw stricter guidelines as a direct blow to its competitive advantage...

7. 'We belong to the West'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/we-belong-to-the-west

The phrase "We belong to the West" belongs to Constantine Karamanlis and was uttered half a century ago and at a time when Greece was emerging from a traumatic seven-year period. ...

8. EC to force energy companies to share their profits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-to-force-energy-companies-to-share-their-profits

The European Commission plans to raise more than €140 billion to relieve consumers from soaring energy prices, according to Reuters, by "taking a chunk of the revenue from low-cost electricity producers and forcing fossil fuel companies to share their huge profits. ...

9. EU plans to cap gas prices risking cutoff from Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-plans-to-cap-gas-prices-risking-cutoff-from-russia

The European Union proposed a price cap on Russian gas on Wednesday hours after President Vladimir Putin threatened to halt all supplies if they took such a step, raising the risk of rationing in some of the world’s richest countries this winter....

10. Russia has amassed huge profits from fuel despite sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-has-amassed-huge-profits-from-fuel-despite-sanctions

Russia has amassed €158 billion in revenues from fossil fuel exports in the six months of its war against Ukraine, benefiting from high prices, according to a study by an independent think tank published today, which calls for more effective sanctions....

11. AKEL calls out DISY on investor contributions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akel-calls-out-disy-on-investor-contributions

The second meeting of the Audit Committee, with the report of the Auditor General of the Republic on the Cyprus Investment Programme being the only item on the agenda, confirmed that the Golden Passports will be at the forefront of the opposition's election campaign. In an inkling of what's to come, AKEL seems to be leading the way in keeping corruption issues at the center of the opposition's discourse during this election season. ...

12. Bicommunal peace event to take place on September 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/bicommunal-peace-event-to-take-place-on-september-1st

Political parties, trade unions and organizations from both sides of the divide in Cyprus stressed on Monday their determination to continue their struggle for the reunification of the country....

13. Finland's PM partying video causes backlash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finland-s-pm-partying-video-causes-backlash

The Finnish Prime Minister, Sanna Marin, is facing a backlash after being seen partying in a leaked video....

14. Scientists warn of dire effects as Mediterranean heats up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scientists-warn-of-dire-effects-as-mediterranean-heats-up

While vacationers might enjoy the Mediterranean Sea’s summer warmth, climate scientists are warning of dire consequences for its marine life as it burns up in a series of severe heat waves....

15. Greek monuments to go dark in winter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-monuments-to-go-dark-in-winter

After this summer, it is highly likely that streets could become a little darker, historical monuments no longer bathed in artificial light throughout the night and households could face periodic outages, Environment and Energy Minister Kostas Skrekas warns....

16. Europe agrees to compromise deal on gas rations as Russia squeezes supply

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-agrees-to-compromise-deal-on-gas-rations-as-russia-squeezes-supply

European Union governments agreed Tuesday to ration natural gas this winter to protect themselves against any further supply cuts by Russia as Moscow pursues its invasion of Ukraine....

17. Germany dims lights as it leads Europe in saving energy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-dims-lights-as-it-leads-europe-in-saving-energy

Summer nights in the wealthy Bavarian city of Augsburg this year are eerily dark and quiet: The facades of historic buildings are not illuminated, street lights are dimmed and most of the fountains are not operating....

18. Italy's PM resigns spelling trouble for Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/italy-s-pm-resigns-spelling-trouble-for-europe

Italian prime minister Mario Draghi has resigned, ending a national unity government formed to tackle unpopular reforms and spelling trouble for Europe at a time of acute economic challenges....

19. Mitsotakis urges Erdogan to take position on map depicting Greek islands as Turkish

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-urges-erdogan-to-take-position-on-map-depicting-greek-islands-as-turkish

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has urged Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to take a position on the presentation of a map by his nationalist ally depicting numerous Greek islands as Turkish....

20. EU leaders tackle inflation, energy shocks from Russia’s war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-tackle-inflation-energy-shocks-from-russia-s-war

A day after endorsing Ukraine’s candidacy to join the European Union, the bloc’s leaders turned their attention Friday to the severe economic turbulence looming over the coming months as the full impact of Russia’s war sinks in and the threat of recession rises....

21. Germany a step closer to rationing after Russia cuts gas supplies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/germany-a-step-closer-to-rationing-after-russia-cuts-gas-supplies

The German government formally placed its energy market on a war footing Thursday over Russia's sharp reduction of gas supplies, telling households to reduce consumption and warning that industrial output will be hit. ...

22. Moscow and NATO could clash over Kaliningrad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-and-nato-could-clash-over-kaliningrad

The United States today said its support for Lithuania is 'ironclad' and that any attack on the country would 'constitute an attack on all NATO members'....

23. Europe must be prepared for total Russian gas cut-off this winter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-must-be-prepared-for-total-russian-gas-cut-off-this-winter

The International Energy Agency has warned that Europe must prepare immediately for the complete severance of Russian gas exports this winter, urging governments to take measures to cut demand and keep aging nuclear power stations open....

24. Cyprus plays supporting role in LNG arena

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-plays-supporting-role-in-lng-arena

After years of trying to locate and extract natural gas from its EEZ, Cyprus' prospects continue to stagnate due to the current geopolitical conditions, the Cyprus issue, and the fact that the research, although promising, has not yet yielded the large quantities that were found in the EEZ of Egypt and Israel....

25. Archbishop ‘populist pick’ signals tough election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/archbishop-‘populist-pick-signals-tough-election-in-cyprus

The race to the hill got a lot more serious over the weekend after Archbishop Chrysostomos likened independent presidential candidate Nikos Christodoulides to politically unbowed Makarios, prompting a swift response from ruling party Dysi leader Averof Neophytou...

26. Europe agrees to ban 90% of Russian oil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-agrees-to-ban-90-of-russian-oil

European Union leaders agreed Monday to embargo most Russian oil imports into the bloc by year-end as part of new sanctions on Moscow worked out at a summit focused on helping Ukraine with a long-delayed package of new financial support....

27. European unity tested as talks on Russian oil embargo drag on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-unity-tested-as-talks-on-russian-oil-embargo-drag-on

Europe's united front against Moscow is being put to the test as countries struggle to agree on a ban on Russian oil imports....

28. A new billionaire nearly every day during the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/a-new-billionaire-nearly-every-day-during-the-pandemic

Some 573 people have joined the billionaire ranks since 2020, bringing the worldwide total to 2,668, according to an analysis released by Oxfam on Sunday. ...

29. EU Energy Commissioner: 'Cyprus has enormous potential in terms of solar and wind energy production.'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-energy-commissioner-cyprus-has-enormous-potential-in-terms-of-solar-and-wind-energy-production

In the wake of rising energy costs due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Kathimerini sits down with EU Commissioner for Energy, Kadri Simson, to discuss the EastMed pipeline, Europe's push toward Green energy and the potential for Cyprus to ensure its citizens both affordable prices and energy security by developing solar and wind power....

30. Facebook, Google, Stripe, Shopify investing a billion dollars in pre-orders for captured carbon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/facebook-google-stripe-shopify-investing-a-billion-dollars-in-pre-orders-for-captured-carbon

Four gargantuan tech companies have put together a $1.2 billion fund to pull carbon out of the atmosphere with a unique model that could go a long way to preventing 1.5°C of warming....

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