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1. President focused on agenda after reshuffle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-focused-on-agenda-after-cabinet-reshuffle

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says this week reshuffle of his Cabinet will serve the government agenda, while blaming the opposition for his coalition-style approach falling flat...

2. Newly-formed census committee goes to ELAM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/newly-formed-census-committee-goes-to-elam

Nationalist party ELAM will preside over the newly-formed Census House committee in the Republic of Cyprus, after a recent disagreement between the two largest parties was ultimately resolved in what media pundits described as a solution based on Solomon’s judgment...

3. Biden and Putin take center stage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-and-putin-take-center-stage

US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin decided at a 'pragmatic' first summit on Wednesday to hold arms control and cyber-security talks and return their respective ambassadors, while agreeing to differ on other issues...

4. Cyprus parliament elects first madam speaker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-parliament-elects-first-madam-speaker

The newly-elected House in the Republic of Cyprus voted for the first woman ever to preside over the assembly on Thursday afternoon, with ruling party MP Annita Demetriou receiving the majority of the votes after an intense procedure...

5. New Israeli president’s Cyprus ties come to light

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-israeli-president-s-cyprus-ties-come-to-light

Israel’s new president Isaac Herzog may come from a prominent political family but it is his connections to Cyprus that are making news on the island's social media...

6. ELAM throws hat in speakership race

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elam-throws-hat-in-speakership-race

Cyprus’ nationalist party ELAM says its president will seek the speakership of the House, following Sunday’s parliamentary elections that doubled the party’s seats while mainstream political movements lost ground...

7. Ruling party wins as largest parties shrink

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ruling-party-wins-as-largest-parties-shrink

The ruling conservative party in the Republic of Cyprus came on top following Sunday’s parliamentary elections, but DYSI along with leftist AKEL, the two mainstream parties, both saw many supporters choosing smaller tickets...

8. Cypriot voters elect new Parliament

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-voters-elect-new-parliament

Voters in the Republic of Cyprus head to the polls on Sunday to elect a new House of Representatives, following a highly contested and unusual campaign that has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic...

9. Cyprus enters dome of silence ahead of election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-enters-dome-of-silence-ahead-of-election

The campaign for the parliamentary elections of Sunday May 30 in Cyprus ends on Friday, with government officials handing over the ballot boxes and 600,000 ballots to the officers in charge of polling stations...

10. Greek on ‘highjacked’ plane draws attention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-man-on-‘highjacked-plane-draws-attention

Many questions remained unanswered in the aftermath of the forced landing of a Ryanair flight in Belarus, including the identity of five passengers that got off at Minsk and a report saying one of them was a Greek national...

11. West furious over Belarus ‘hijacking’ plane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/west-furious-over-belarus-‘hijacking-plane

A passenger plane flying from Athens to Lithuania was diverted to Belarus on Sunday, with reports suggesting secret foreign agents in the Greek capital took part in a plot described as a 'state hijacking' by Minsk to arrest a political dissident on board...

12. Legal battle heats up in golden passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-battle-heats-up-in-golden-passports

The top two chief law enforcers in the Republic of Cyprus are taking the parliament to court over a resolution, in which members called on the two officials to recuse themselves in the golden passport probe after raising conflict of interest issues...

13. Cyprus unveils 'ambitious' stimulus plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-unveils-ambitious-stimulus-plan

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has called on the new parliament after elections as well as industry leaders to support an ambitious €4.4 billion economic stimulus plan, saying it will lead the country into a new era...

14. Cyprus introduces safepass

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-introduces-safepass

Cyprus is introducing a so called 'safepass' as of Monday, 10 May until the end of the month. Citizens no longer need to send an sms for their movements and the curfew is extended from 11pm until 05:00 the next day...

15. Minister warns House over crucial EU money

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-warns-house-over-crucial-eu-money

Cypriot Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides is calling on Parliament to approve structural reforms that come as a condition to the disbursement of over €1 billion from the EU’s Recovery and Resilience Fund...

16. Cypriot leaders exchange jabs after Geneva

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-leaders-exchange-jabs-after-geneva

Republic of Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades says his administration will embark on a global campaign to elicit reactions to positions put forth by Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar, with the two leaders on the divided island not shying away from taking serious jabs at each other...

17. Jam-packed day in Geneva underway

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jam-packed-day-in-geneva-underway

UN chief Antonio Guterres started his day with a full plate on Wednesday, with reports saying efforts could be made to draft a joint statement in Geneva despite the two Cypriot leaders reportedly painting different pictures of their priorities during the 5+1 meeting...

18. Greek far-right MEP arrested in Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-far-right-mep-arrested-in-brussels

Convicted Golden Dawn lawmaker Ioannis Lagos was arrested in his home in Brussels on Tuesday, shortly after a European arrest warrant was issued for the far-right MEP, according to sources. ...

19. Lockdown begins amid legal challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lockdown-begins-amid-legal-challenges

The Republic of Cyprus entered a two-week lockdown on Monday, the start of the Holy Week for the Greek Orthodox community, with critics crying foul over some measures including proof of vaccination...

20. Director wants passport probe clear his name

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/director-wants-passport-probe-clear-his-name

A civil servant, whose name was dropped by the former House speaker during a secret video recording by Al Jazeera, says he did not get involved with golden passports during his tenure as director of the interior ministry, vowing to take legal action if an investigative committee failed to clear his name...

21. Local gov reform heads for summer freeze

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/local-government-reform-heads-for-summer-freeze

Interior Minister Nikos Nouris has been asked by EU officials to give the rundown of the administration’s latest efforts in local government reform, just days after a proposal for a referendum was defeated by opposition parties that cried foul over the move...

22. Covid cases, patients to get to vote through mobile units

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-cases-patients-to-get-to-vote-through-mobile-units

The House interior committee gave a green light Monday for setting up mobile voting units for confirmed coronavirus cases in isolation, with the bill being passed on to the plenum for a final vote...

23. Interior Minister fires Kouklia head councilor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-fires-kouklia-head-councilor

A whistleblower head councilor in Paphos district has been relieved of his duties this week by the interior minister, who has placed the local council of Kouklia under the administration of the district chief officer following pandemonium in the heavily-audited community...

24. Cabinet proposes local administration reform referendum in May

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-proposes-local-administration-reform-referendum-in-may

The Cabinet on Wednesday decided to schedule the islandwide referendum on the local administration reform on the same date that the public will be heading to ballot boxes anyway to cast their vote in the parliamentary elections on May 30....

25. Local government reform on the ballot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/local-government-reform-on-the-ballot

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris is calling for local government reform to be decided by voters during parliamentary elections, citing his frustration over a long and protracted debate on the issue...

26. House Speaker says Parliament must 'raise its standards'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-speaker-says-parliament-must-raise-its-standards

House Speaker Adamos Adamou said that Parliament has an obligation to raise its standards and improve its image to the public, who are turning away from politics and politicians and especially Parliament....

27. Turkey, West poised to dance a ‘violent tango,’ foreign policy expert tells K

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/turkey-west-poised-to-dance-a-‘violent-tango-foreign-policy-expert-tells-k

An expert on Turkey and US foreign policy in the Middle East, Nicholas Danforth has collaborated with the German Marshall Fund of the United States, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP)....

28. Cyprus and Israel agree on green passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-israel-agree-on-green-passports

Cyprus and Israel reached an agreement on Sunday which would allow vaccinated Israelis to travel to the island without quarantine or other testing restrictions...

29. Cyprus, Greece, Egypt FMs call for federal Cyprob solution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-egypt-fms-call-for-federal-cyprob-solution

The Foreign Ministers of Greece, Egypt and Cyprus signed a joint statement in support for a Cyprus solution on the basis of a bizonal bicommunal federation, in accordance with international law, the relevant UN Security Council Resolutions, and in line with the European acquis....

30. From Bismarck to Merkel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-bismarck-to-merkel

'Turks and Germans loved each other for a long time,' Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said during a visit to Berlin in 2018. He was citing the historic words of Germany’s first chancellor, Otto von Bismarck, which still seem to determine Berlin’s policy on Ankara. We should recognize this reality as we enter a new geopolitical era, without succumbing to sentimentalism and spasmodic reactions....

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