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24 May, 2022
 

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1. EU official calls on Cyprus to implement recovery plan or lose funding

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-official-calls-on-cyprus-to-implement-recovery-plan-or-lose-funding

A European Commission official on Monday urged the Cypriot authorities to proceed with the implementation of Cyprus’ National Recover and Resilience plan, warning that Cyprus risks losing EU funds in case of new delays....

2. 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....

3. Moscow won't open Ukrainian ports for grain export unless sanctions are reviewed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-won-t-open-ukrainian-ports-for-grain-export-unless-sanctions-are-reviewed

Moscow said on Thursday that sanctions on Russia would have to be reviewed if it were to heed a U.N. appeal to open access to Ukraine's Black Sea ports so that grain could be exported, according to an Interfax news agency report....

4. Thousands of Britain's 'fish and chip' shops could close within a year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-of-britain-s-fish-and-chip-shops-could-close-within-a-year

The United Kingdom's fish-and-chip shops are under severe strain as the prices of key ingredients — including cod and cooking oil — soar as a result of the Russian assault on Ukraine....

5. Op-ed: A cornered rat is very dangerous indeed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-a-cornered-rat-is-very-dangerous-indeed

Russian President Vladimir Putin has always been eager to share an instructive story from his childhood, about how, when he was growing up in poverty in Soviet Leningrad, he used to spend his days chasing rats....

6. Petrides: 'Things will be difficult in the coming years'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/petrides-things-will-be-difficult-in-the-coming-years

The government will continue supporting households, especially the vulnerable, amid rising inflation, Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said, warning that tackling inflation is difficult due to its structural nature amid the Ukrainian crisis....

7. Marcos myths lift dictator’s son to power in Philippines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/marcos-myths-lift-dictator-s-son-to-power-in-philippines

A video posted in 2020 on YouTube claims the French astrologer Nostradamus predicted the outcome of this week’s presidential election in the Philippines....

8. Nouris discusses illegal immigration and occupation with Czech MP's

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-discusses-illegal-immigration-and-occupation-with-czech-mp-s

Illegal immigration and the war in Ukraine were the focus of a meeting held on Thursday between Minister of Interior Nicos Nouris and Chairman of the Czech Parliamentary Committee on European Affairs, Ondřej Benešík, who was heading a delegation of Czech MPs and members of the Committee....

9. Op-ed: Abortions and the pendulum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-abortions-and-the-pendulum

A decision by the US Supreme Court to overturn the 1973 ruling that legalized abortion nationwide would resemble a historic turning point. The court’s rulings are usually an indication of how the country’s political pendulum swings;...

10. First ever publicly financed equity fund will benefit Cyprus startups

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/first-ever-publicly-financed-equity-fund-will-benefit-cyprus-startups

The Ministry of Finance has long been committed to introducing a financial instrument to support startups and innovative companies with equity financing, ...

11. Cyprus' RCB Bank and its Kremlin ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rcb-bank-and-its-kremlin-ties

On March 24, Cyprus’s fourth-largest bank announced it would wind down its banking operations in the wake of the “volatile geopolitical situation” caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine a month earlier....

12. Greece sets price ceiling on electricity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-sets-price-ceiling-on-electricity

The government is to introduce a price ceiling on the wholesale electricity market as the request for coordinated measures at the European level, which was reformulated on Monday at the Extraordinary Council of Energy Ministers by Energy Minister Kostas Skrekas, did not appear to gain traction....

13. Zelensky warns of world food crisis as Russia blocks 4.5m tons of grain leaving Black Sea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zelensky-warns-of-world-food-crisis-as-russia-blocks-4-5m-tons-of-grain-leaving-black-sea

The Russian army bombed a grain warehouse in Ukraine and tightened its blockade on Black Sea ports, sparking fears of a new global food crisis....

14. Cyprus and EU economies facing a 'twin problem' following the war in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-eu-economies-facing-a-twin-problem-following-the-war-in-ukraine

The EU and Cyprus economies are facing a “twin problem” of rising commodity and energy prices and heightened uncertainty following the invasion of Russia in Ukraine, according to discussions held by the Nicosia Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the European Investment Bank (EIB)....

15. Cashing in: No payment problems for Russian tourists in Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-expands-usage-of-mir-to-circumvent-payment-problems-for-russian-tourists

Turkey is trying to attract more Russian tourists by expanding the usage of the Russian Mir payment system in Turkey as it seeks to bypass the payment bottleneck created by Western sanctions....

16. Op-ed: Realpolitik in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-realpolitik-in-ukraine

The Western objectives in the Ukraine war are far from clear. This is perhaps because there are significant disagreements between the United States and Europe. ...

17. Putin warns West of lightning retaliation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-warns-west-of-lightning-retaliation

Russian President Vladimir Putin warned of lightning-fast retaliation if countries interfere in Ukraine as European leaders accused Russia of 'blackmail' over its cuts to gas supplies...

18. Russia elevates warnings as US push for aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-push-for-aid-as-russia-elevates-warnings

Moscow sees NATO arming of Ukraine as engaging in a proxy battle against Russia, as Washington says the United States will press allies to further ramp up military support for Kiev...

19. Clashes between locals and foreigners continue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clashes-between-locals-and-foreigners-continue

A man has been arrested in the aftermath of a violent altercation between locals and foreigners in Emba, a quiet town in western Cyprus where residents have been up in arms over recent arrivals of Syrian and African refugees...

20. ENI TOTAL to resume drilling in Block 6 'Kalypso' deposit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eni-total-to-resume-drilling-in-block-6-kalypso-deposit

The ENI TOTAL consortium will resume work on Block 6 within the Cyprus EEZ. According to information from Kathimerini, the Franco-Italian consortium will initially carry out drilling at a specific point of block 6 in order to have a better picture of the "Kalypso" deposit....

21. Global food prices rise to highest ever levels in March

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-food-prices-rise-to-highest-ever-levels-in-march

Global food prices rose to their highest ever levels in March as a result of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the UN has reported....

22. Op-ed: The fall of the US Republic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-fall-of-the-us-republic

Sometimes I am not sure if I became a historian because I am pessimistic by nature, or if I became pessimistic because I am a historian....

23. Greece: German rises to second place in foreign languages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-german-rises-to-second-place-in-foreign-languages

German appears to be elbowing out French as the second most popular foreign language after English taught in Greek schools. According to the German Language Teachers Union, the ratio of pupils taking German as their second foreign language rose from 20% in 2000 to 49% in 2013-14 and to just over 50% in the 2020-21 academic year....

24. Medvedev: 'We will supply food and crops only to our friends'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/medvedev-we-will-supply-food-and-crops-only-to-our-friends

Russian President Vladimir Putin said sanctions imposed by Western nations would lead to a global food crisis, Reuters reported....

25. Op-ed: The West’s critical endurance test

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-west-s-critical-endurance-test

It’s always hard to see the big picture during a crisis that’s still unfolding, just as it’s difficult to remember some of history’s most fundamental lessons. ...

26. Cyprus growth expected to ‘slow sharply’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-growth-expected-to-‘slow-sharply

Economic growth in Cyprus will slow sharply before recovering, due to the shock associated with the war in Ukraine, the International Monetary Fund has said, adding that the key near-term challenge “is to calibrate a policy response to the economic fallout from the war in Ukraine.”...

27. Ukraine: Will Europe be able to remain united against Putin?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-will-europe-be-able-to-remaine-united-against-putin

As the war in Ukraine now enters its sixth week of operations in conditions of undiminished intensity, with threats escalating, cracks widening and bombs raining down, it is clear that the crisis will be a marathon and the ongoing struggle an endurance struggle for all those directly and indirectly involved....

28. Op-ed: Remember Cyprus?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-remember-cyprus

The interest of Greek politicians, media and citizens in the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the risks it poses for all of us is understandably huge....

29. 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....

30. Op-ed: Fertilizer inflation presages a global food supply crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-fertilizer-inflation-presages-a-global-food-supply-crisis

We know that the war in Ukraine has led to sharp increases in prices for both food and fuel. This in turn has sparked concern that we may see a repeat of the famine and food riots that took place in 22 countries in the years following the global financial crisis, caused by a perfect storm of rising commodities prices....

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