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1. Candidates concerned over higher rents facing undergraduates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/candidates-concerned-over-higher-rents-facing-undergraduates

Parties and candidates on Monday continued their activities, ahead of the February 2023 presidential elections, with issues such as digital transformation, labor relations, the Cyprus problem and benefits for undergraduate students who face difficulties renting student halls, topping the agenda....

2. Kasoulides on Bloomberg: Cyprus concerned by Aegean Sea rhetoric (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kasoulides-on-bloomberg-cyprus-concerned-by-aegean-sea-rhetoric-video

Cyprus is wary of getting drawn into a potential conflict between Greece and Turkey as rhetoric between the countries intensifies, Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides said....

3. 'UN adopts equidistant stance, even when faced with violation of resolutions'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-adopts-equidistant-stance-even-when-faced-with-violation-of-resolutions

The UN, unfortunately, adopts an equal-distance stance, even when faced with the violation of decisions, resolutions and defined scope and terms of reference specified to the Secretariat said Friday Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades. He also referred to recent statements by Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan which he described as provocative....

4. Western retaliation against Ankara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/western-retaliation-against-ankara

Western governments are expressing concern about the tightening of relations between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin, a development that makes the prospect of retaliation more likely if the NATO member state helps Moscow avoid sanctions....

5. Cyprus starts golden passport trial with a paradox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-starts-golden-passport-trial-with-a-paradox

A defense attorney in the golden passport trial set to begin next month raised a conflict of interest on Monday, when his client and former House speaker along with three other defendants appeared for their arraignment before a Nicosia district judge...

6. Metsola: 'Europe's bloc is made stronger by the discovery of so much natural gas in your country'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/metsola-europe-s-bloc-is-made-stronger-by-the-discovery-of-so-much-natural-gas-in-your-country

In anticipation of Roberta Metsola's visit to Cyprus on September 9th, Kathimerini's George Kakouris sits down with the European Parliament President and gets her take on the Cyprus problem, recently discovered natural gas reserves and the issue behind Cyprus' "golden passport" scandal....

7. 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. ...

8. Conflict of interest raised again in passport probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/conflict-of-interest-raised-again-in-passport-probe

The audit office in the Republic of Cyprus is sending all its findings on golden passports to the state’s anti-corruption agency, citing a conflict of interest for the state’s two chief law enforcement officers who served as ministers during the investment scandal...

9. Sleepy Greek port becomes US arms hub

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sleepy-greek-port-becomes-us-arms-hub

But the sleepy port of Alexandroupoli in northeastern Greece has taken on a central role in increasing the US military presence in Eastern Europe to contain Russian aggression. That flow has angered not only Russia but also neighboring Turkey, underlining how war in Ukraine is reshaping Europe’s economic and diplomatic relationships....

10. Fair State. Five proposals to fight corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-fair-state-five-proposals-to-fight-corruption

In the Cyprus of 2022, corruption has permeated all levels of our society. The extent of the problem needs to be ascertained first. Then, the diagnosis of its causes. Finally, but most importantly, the specific proposals to combat it....

11. Cyprus still in the mix as EU probes Greek spyware

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-still-in-the-mix-as-eu-probes-greek-spyware

Cypriot Deputy Attorney General Savvas Angelides has fired back at allegations over a conflict of interest in an alleged cover-up involving Israeli-made malware, as Nicosia and other EU capitals have been feeling pressure to come clean following rumors of widespread unlawful surveillance...

12. Cabinet appointment signals GESY wars not over

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-appointment-signals-gesy-wars-not-over

All hell broke loose this week in the health sector of the Republic of Cyprus, after a heart doctor not liked by unions was given a seat on the board of the Health Insurance Organization, signaling core debates about whether the state should stick to uniform rules or expand its single-payer philosophy...

13. The biggest scam in higher education - the master's degree

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-biggest-scam-in-higher-education-the-master-s-degree

It's graduation season. Over the past couple of weeks, some 2 million college students have earned their bachelor's degrees and headed off to the next stage of their lives....

14. Bioethics Committee in favor of euthanasia under strict guidelines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bioethics-committee-in-favor-of-euthanasia-under-strict-guidelines

The Head of the Cyprus National Bioethics Committee Dr. Constantinos Fellas says that euthanasia could be introduced in society as long as it is not taking place unwillingly and that there has to be a strict framework of conditions in place....

15. How meritocracy reinforces inequality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-how-meritocracy-reinforces-inequality

We normally have unexamined certainties to guide us through daily life. But few people are so gifted at shaking those certainties than Michael Sandel....

16. Cyprus struggles to find anti-corruption auditors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-struggles-to-find-anti-corruption-auditors

Efforts to assign members to a transparency commission are said to be stalling in the Republic of Cyprus, with politicians from the opposition crying foul over connections between some candidates and the country’s disgraced golden passports program...

17. Lagarde: Cyprus will be affected by inflation and rising energy costs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lagarde-cyprus-will-be-affected-by-inflation-and-rising-energy-costs

Cyprus will be affected by inflationary pressures and higher energy costs due to its dependence on oil imports for electricity generation, according to European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde....

18. Athens put Kiev and Moscow on notice

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-put-ukraine-and-russia-on-notice

Athens’ top diplomat says he wants to personally lead a humanitarian mission into Mariupol following a private debriefing he had with the Greek consul general of Ukraine’s besieged city...

19. Ukraine and Russia draw up neutrality plan to end war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-and-russia-draw-up-neutrality-plan-to-end-war

Ukraine and Russia have made significant progress on a tentative 15-point peace plan including a ceasefire and Russian withdrawal if Kyiv declares neutrality and accepts limits on its armed forces, according to three people involved in the talks....

20. Ukraine rejects Russian neutrality idea as Zelensky prepares to address Congress

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-rejects-russian-neutrality-idea-as-zalensky-prepares-to-address-congress

Ukraine on Wednesday dismissed Russian proposals to turn it into a neutral state, as the United States readied a huge package of military aid ahead of a historic address to Congress by Kyiv's defiant leader....

21. The Med gets first offshore wind farm as Italy vows energy revolution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-med-gets-first-offshore-wind-farm-as-italy-vows-energy-revolution

The Mediterranean's first offshore wind farm is rising from the shallows off Italy, its turbines a symbol of hope for a Europe suffering an energy crisis exacerbated by war....

22. Cyprus calls for immediate end to Mariupol siege

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-calls-for-immediate-end-to-mariupol-siege

Nicosia has officially called for an immediate end to the siege of Mariupol, with the Cypriot foreign ministry looking forward to having civilians including members of the Greek Diaspora evacuated out of the Ukrainian warzone...

23. Ukraine-Russia crisis: What to know in the escalating crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-russia-crisis-what-to-know-in-the-escalating-crisis

From a hastily-convened meeting of the United Nations Security Council to capitals around the world, leaders have condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recognition of two pro-Russia regions in eastern Ukraine as independent and his order to send troops there....

24. Op-ed: The charismatic leadership of Archbishop Makarios

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-charismatic-leadership-of-archbishop-makarios

On August 3, 1977, Hellenism was struck by a tragedy of unspeakable magnitude: the president of the Republic of Cyprus, Archbishop Makarios III, passed away of a heart attack....

25. State Department scolds Ankara over ‘involvement in recent conflicts, S-400 purchase

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-department-scolds-ankara-over-‘involvement-in-recent-conflicts-s-400-purchase

The US State Department has reiterated its strong objection to Turkey’s acquisition of the Russian S-400 missile defense system and rapped Ankara for its “involvement in some recent conflicts.”...

26. 'Moscow has no plans to invade Ukraine'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-has-no-plans-to-invade-ukraine

Moscow has no plans to invade Ukraine, said Stanislav Osadchiy, the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Cyprus, adding that Russian troops are on Russian territory and “pose no threat.”...

27. Cyprus scores low on public sector corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scores-low-on-public-sector-corruption

The Republic of Cyprus was at a historic low in terms of perceived levels of corruption in the public sector, according to figures released this week by Transparency International...

28. Supreme Court settles golden passports legal saga

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-settles-golden-passports-legal-saga

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus says a Parliament attempt last year to restrict the attorney general's role in a golden passport probe outcome was unconstitutional, after lawmakers had raised conflicts of interest for the state's chief law enforcer and his deputy...

29. MP sees conflict of interest behind ‘cocaine colonel’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mp-sees-conflict-of-interest-behind-‘cocaine-colonel

A member of parliament in Cyprus is raising a conflict of interest for Deputy Attorney General Savvas Angelides, saying when he was serving as defense minister he went easy on a colonel who was busted for drugs and the case was dropped altogether after he became the state’s second chief law enforcement officer...

30. ‘A Dark Room,’ an incisive study of 1967-74

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/‘a-dark-room-an-incisive-study-of-1967-74

Papachelas makes public, for the first time, all 38 recorded minutes of the critical war council meeting held during the tense hours of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus on July 20, 1974. ...

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