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1. Laura Kovesi: ''There are no 'clean' countries in the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/laura-kovesi-there-are-no-clean-countries-in-the-eu

The head of the EPPO (European Public Prosecutor's Office) and the first EU Prosecutor General, Laura Kövesi, spoke with ''K'' during her visit to Cyprus for an event organized by the Department of Legal Science at the University of Cyprus....

2. EU warns Cyprus on 15% business tax compliance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-warns-cyprus-on-15-business-tax-compliance

The European Commission has warned Cyprus and several other countries to step up their game on important new tax and data rules. Cyprus, along with Spain, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, and Portugal, is under pressure to enforce a minimum 15% tax rate for big multinational companies, a key part of the EU’s efforts to ensure fair taxation....

3. Cyprus owes the UK over £1.4M in London congestion charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-owes-the-uk-over-£1-4m-in-london-congestion-charges

Transport for London (TfL), the authority managing the British capital’s transportation system, has published an updated list of foreign embassies that have refused to pay the Congestion Charge, a fee imposed since 2003 on vehicles entering the city center....

4. ICC seeks arrest warrants for Hamas leader and Israeli PM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/icc-seeks-arrest-warrants-for-hamas-leader-and-israeli-pm

The International Criminal Court (ICC) is seeking arrest warrants for Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

5. FT: Law firms turn to AI for cost cutting and efficiency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ft-law-firms-turn-to-ai-for-cost-cutting-and-efficiency

Law firms worldwide are increasingly turning to generative artificial intelligence (AI) to streamline operations and reduce costs, with many either......

6. Combatting money laundering: Insights from Katerina Sikioti Charalambaki

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/combatting-money-laundering-insights-from-katerina-sikioti-charalambaki

Money laundering poses a significant threat to the EU's economy and society, with organized crime generating revenues of at least €139 billion annually, as emphasized by Katerina Sikioti Charalambaki, a professor and lawyer at the High Court of Justice....

7. 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....

8. China's leader targets Hungary, Serbia for investments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-s-leader-targets-hungary-serbia-for-investments

Chinese leader Xi Jinping will spend most of his five-day tour in Europe this week in two small countries in the continent’s eastern half, a region that Beijing has used as a foothold for its expanding economic ambitions in Europe....

9. Sunshine, showers, and rising temperatures ahead

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sunshine-showers-and-rising-temperatures-ahead

A low-pressure system is currently influencing weather patterns across the region, promising a mix of conditions for Cyprus in the coming days. ...

10. British-Cypriot to challenge London mayor incumbent

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-cypriot-to-challenge-london-mayor-incumbent

We seek the urgent solution to the Cyprus problem and the full, equal and meaningful participation of women at all levels of the negotiation process......

11. Former President files €2M defamation lawsuit against author (update)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-president-files-€2m-defamation-lawsuit-against-author

Former President Nicos Anastasiades has taken legal action against Makarios Drushiotis, alleging defamation stemming from claims made in the books ''Mafia State'' and ''The Gang.''...

12. Baltimore turns to container owners for ship salvage funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/baltimore-turns-to-container-owners-for-ship-salvage-funds

The owner and manager of the massive container ship that took down the Francis Scott Key Bridge last month should be held fully liable for the deadly collapse, according to court papers filed Monday on behalf of Baltimore’s mayor and city council....

13. Israel strikes Iran, air defenses activated amid rising tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-strikes-iran-air-defenses-activated-amid-rising-tensions

Iran has fired air defense batteries amid reports of explosions near a major airbase in Isfahan province, according to state media, amidst escalating tensions following Iran’s retaliatory strike on Israel following an attack against its consulate in Syria....

14. European elections add twist to Cyprus polls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-elections-add-twist-to-cyprus-polls

On June 9, Cyprus goes to the polls in the most complicated elections in its history as the European elections and the local government elections are held in parallel, following the reform passed by the Parliament....

15. Protecting pups or punishing breeds? Dachshunds caught in legal crossfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protecting-pups-or-punishing-breeds-dachshunds-caught-in-legal-crossfire

Dachshunds, the German dog breed known for their distinctive long bodies and short legs, face an uncertain future if proposed changes to an animal protection law are approved, Germany’s kennel club said....

16. Cyprus faces electricity market struggles amid smart meter setback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-electricity-market-struggles-amid-smart-meter-setback

Cyprus faces significant hurdles in its electricity sector, notably in establishing a fair and competitive market. This impacts consumer choice of suppliers and efforts to transition to cleaner energy sources at home....

17. Traffic cams are keeping roads safe and holding offenders accountable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/traffic-cams-are-keeping-roads-safe-and-holding-offenders-accountable

As many of us are aware, traffic cameras have been strategically placed around the island to deal with the serious problem of accidents on the roads....

18. Hungarian government insider alleges corruption cover-up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hungarian-government-insider-alleges-corruption-cover-up

Former Hungarian government insider turned oppositionist Peter Magyar released an audio recording on Tuesday, alleging top officials conspired to cover up corruption, adding a new layer to a scandal that has rocked Prime Minister Viktor Orbán's political stronghold....

19. Over €9M in traffic fines collected amid camera controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-€9m-in-traffic-fines-collected-amid-camera-controversy

Cyprus has collected €9.3 million ($10.2 million) in fines from traffic violations reported through its photo certification system between January 2022 and mid-March 2024, according to figures released by the police....

20. EAC fined €28,000 for employee's death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/eac-fined-€28-000-for-employee-s-death

The Larnaca District Court has handed down a fine of €28,000 to the Cyprus Electricity Authority for violations of safety and health regulations, resulting in the death of one of its employees and posing risks to others....

21. Legal battle over Avvakoum Monastery footage: Commissioner steps in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-battle-over-avvakoum-monastery-footage-commissioner-steps-in

Data Protection Commissioner, Irini Loizidou Nikolaides, discussed the ongoing investigation into allegations made by lawyers representing nuns regarding videos released by the Holy Monastery of Saint Avvakoum. ...

22. 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....

23. National Guard's death raises questions on Cyprus justice system

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/national-guard-s-death-raises-questions-on-cyprus-justice-system

Revelations surrounding the death of National Guardsman Thanasis Nicolaou, emerging years after the incident, have sparked both sensation and concern about the functioning of the criminal justice system in Cyprus. ...

24. Twists and cover-ups surrounding the death of Thanasis Nikolaou

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/twists-and-cover-ups-surrounding-the-death-of-thanasis-nikolaou

In a riveting continuation of the death interrogation for National Guardsman Thanasis Nikolaou, criminal investigator Savvas Matsas delivered compelling testimonies, unveiling distressing details and alleging an apparent cover-up in the investigation....

25. Cyprus banks push for green standards with ESG certification

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-banks-push-for-green-standards-with-esg-certification

Artemis Credit Bureau, a subsidiary of the Association of Cyprus Banks, announced it will launch an interbank project for the corporate certification on ESG (Environmental – Social – Governance) criteria. ...

26. How Cyprus golden visa attracts investors from around the world

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-cyprus-golden-visa-attracts-investors-from-around-the-world

Investing in Cyprus isn't just about property, it's about embracing a lifestyle bathed in Mediterranean sunshine and reaping the rewards of strategic investment....

27. Nicos Anastasiades welcomes investigation into allegations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicos-anastasiades-welcomes-investigation-into-allegations

In a written statement, former President Nicos Anastasiades welcomed the opening of the investigation into what he termed as "false and unsubstantiated allegations" contained in the book ...

28. Man sentenced to 12 years in prison for child sexual abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-sentenced-to-12-years-in-prison-for-child-sexual-abuse

A 26-year-old man was sentenced to 12 years in prison yesterday (12/02) after the Larnaca Criminal Court found him guilty of child sexual abuse. ...

29. Cyprus in legal battle over alleged rights violations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-in-legal-battle-over-alleged-rights-violations

In a dramatic legal saga, the law firm Christos Pourgourides & Co LLC has filed a lawsuit against the Republic of Cyprus on behalf of their clients, Andreas Christofi and Kostakis Christofi from Trimiklini....

30. Prisons department takes action following attempts to smuggle contraband

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prisons-department-takes-action-following-attempts-to-smuggle-contraband

The Prisons Department in Cyprus has heightened security measures following recent incidents involving the attempted smuggling of mobile phones and drugs into the prison area. ...

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