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1. EU reviews impact of Chinese exit from Vasilikos' LNG terminal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-reviews-impact-of-chinese-exit-from-vasilikos-lng-terminal

The European Commission is assessing the potential impacts on project funding following the withdrawal of a Chinese consortium from the construction of the LNG terminal in Vasilikos, a spokesperson for the European Commission confirmed....

2. Laughable disclosures as Cyprus politicians' financial woes unveiled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/laughable-disclosures-as-cyprus-politicians-financial-woes-unveiled

Once again, this year’s financial disclosures from our members of parliament are filled with laughable and tragic statements. Marinos Sizopoulos must be having a hard time making ends meet, ...

3. Cyprus non-performing loans drop to lowest level in years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-non-performing-loans-drop-to-lowest-level-in-years

Total non-performing loans (NPLs) to banks have dropped below €2 billion, specifically to €1.9 billion. ...

4. Climate action

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/climate-action

Wopke Hoekstra has been the European Commissioner for Climate Action since 9 October 2023. Before assuming office in Brussels, he held various political positions in the Netherlands and worked in the private sector. ...

5. Climate crisis, a health emergency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/climate-crisis-a-health-emergency

On December 1, 2019, Ms. Kyriakides assumed the role of European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety....

6. The Minister of Agriculture at the Green Agenda Cyprus Summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-minister-of-agriculture-at-the-green-agenda-cyprus-summit

Dr Maria Panayiotou studied History and Archeology at the University of Cyprus from where she graduated in 2004 with honors....

7. EU mulls €400 million boost for Lebanon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-mulls-€400-million-boost-for-lebanon

As Ursula von der Leyen prepares for her visit to Lebanon on May 2nd, the European Commission is exploring various avenues to provide......

8. Lost promises, missed chances: Secrets behind Cyprus' EU entry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lost-promises-missed-chances-secrets-behind-cyprus-eu-entry

In an exclusive interview with Kathimerini's Marina Economidou, Gunter Verheugen sheds light on the intricacies of negotiations surrounding the Cyprus problem at Burgenstock....

9. 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....

10. Authorities stumped on declared cash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/authorities-stumped-on-declared-cash

The question of the whereabouts of over 90 million euros in cash allegedly spent by travelers arriving in Cyprus through Larnaca and Paphos airports in the last 15 months remains unanswered by competent state authorities....

11. Cablenet breaks the 10% market share barrier in mobile contract subscriptions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cablenet-breaks-the-10-market-share-barrier-in-mobile-contract-subscriptions

The market share report published by the Office of the Commissioner for Electronic Communications and Postal Regulation (OCECPR) for the Electronic Communications market until the end of 2023 was fully aligned with Cablenet's 2023 financial performance....

12. Global diplomatic accord for Gaza aid fund

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-diplomatic-accord-for-gaza-aid-fund

In a significant move to bolster humanitarian assistance to Gaza, ministers from Cyprus, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, Qatar, the United States, and a representative ...

13. Farmers rev up tractors in protest against EU agricultural policies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farmers-rev-up-tractors-in-protest-against-eu-agricultural-policies

In the third such demonstration within eight months, Cypriot farmers steered their tractors through city streets, protesting against what they perceive as the European Union's misguided policies in the common agricultural policy....

14. UNRWA faces EU investigation over Hamas attack allegations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unrwa-faces-eu-investigation-over-hamas-attack-allegations

The European Commission has urged the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) to grant permission for EU experts to conduct an urgent financial audit....

15. Dr. Anastasatos forecasts bright future for Cyprus economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dr-anastasatos-forecasts-bright-future-for-cyprus-economy-in-candid-interview

Eurobank group's chief economist, Dr Tasos Anastasatos, expresses optimism about the Cyprus economy, emphasizing that the decision to expand the group's banking presence in Cyprus is linked to these positive economic prospects....

16. EU Commissioner Ylva Johansson visits Cyprus to discuss migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commissioner-ylva-johansson-visits-cyprus-to-discuss-migration

Commissioner for Internal Affairs, Ylva Johansson, will visit Cyprus on Tuesday, as part of her ongoing tour in Greece and Cyprus, to discuss migration management as well as the implementation of the EU Action Plan for the Eastern Mediterranean route....

17. EU's Schinas criticizes veto use, stresses need for compromise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-schinas-criticizes-veto-use-stresses-need-for-compromise

European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas voiced concerns about the use of the veto as a primary defense tactic, stating that it hinders compromise rather than facilitating it....

18. Cyprus faces dilemma as EU puts Turkey's wishes first

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-faces-dilemma-as-eu-puts-turkey-s-wishes-first

On Monday, behind the scenes in Brussels, an agreement was reached and sealed in the evening at the diplomatic level on Euro-Turkish relations....

19. Critical battle looms as Parliament debates foreclosure legislation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critical-battle-looms-as-parliament-debates-foreclosure-legislation

Background consultations are in progress to prepare amendments to the legislative package on divestments, set for submission to the Parliament Plenary on Friday for a vote....

20. Creditors dispute foreclosure laws and strategic defaults

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/creditors-dispute-foreclosure-laws-and-strategic-defaults

Creditors reluctantly agree to extend the freeze on main residence foreclosures up to €350k, but tensions arise over proposed legislative changes....

21. Guardian: Russian money flows ''without questions'' in the occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guardian-russian-money-flows-without-questions-in-the-occupied-territories

In the Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus, an influx of Russian speakers, particularly from the former Soviet Union, has turned the area into a real estate hotspot. ...

22. Michalis Persianis: 'The wet firecracker'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/michalis-persianis-the-wet-firecracker

The Cyprus Confidential revelations turned out to be a 'petard mouille', a wet firecracker failing to generate the anticipated excitement. This disappointment surpassed the one we experienced when we photographed accountants, politicians, lawyers, and bankers up to their chests while in the nude....

23. Will foreclosures plague 2023?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/will-foreclosures-plague-2023

There is a race against time, with only a few weeks left to address the issue of foreclosures and enhance the framework....

24. No foreclosures on first homes until the end of 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-foreclosures-on-first-homes-until-the-end-of-2023

In a development concerning foreclosures, four months after the summer 2023 decisions, the data remains unchanged. Banks and credit redemption companies have been urged to provide a two-month grace period for first homes and properties up to 350 thousand euros. ...

25. Freeze on home foreclosures likely to continue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/freeze-on-home-foreclosures-likely-to-continue

As the year comes to a close, it seems likely that the freeze on foreclosures of primary homes valued up to €350k will be extended....

26. KEDIPES prepares 60 million euro 'Mortgage-to-Rent' initiative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kedipes-prepares-60-million-euro-mortgage-to-rent-initiative

The sale of primary residences worth up to 350 thousand euros faces a potential new suspension. As of the end of October, no additional steps have been taken regarding divestments....

27. Suspense builds as foreclosure deadline nears, and creditors seek solutions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspense-builds-as-foreclosure-deadline-nears-and-creditors-seek-solutions

Cyprus is nearing the end of the suspension of divestments of primary residences worth up to 350 thousand euros, but a solution remains elusive regarding open funds tied to the divestment framework. ...

28. France urges de-escalation amid Israeli strikes on Lebanon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-urges-de-escalation-amid-israeli-strikes-on-lebanon

The ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas has drawn global attention as the death toll rises, with over 1,000 Palestinians and 1,200 Israelis reported dead. Calls for peace have intensified amid the escalating violence....

29. Italy's cry for help: Facing a migrant surge amid EU discord

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/italy-s-cry-for-help-facing-a-migrant-surge-amid-eu-discord

Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni has appealed for greater European support as her country confronts a surge of people fleeing north Africa, amid growing tensions between Rome and other EU capitals over migration policy....

30. Jack Straw's 'two-states' plea for Cyprus sparks fury and accusations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jack-straw-s-two-states-plea-for-cyprus-sparks-fury-and-accusations

The National Federation of Cypriots in the UK has dismissed an article penned by the British former Foreign Secretary Jack Straw in support of “two states” in Cyprus as “lacking substance and disregarding historical reality, international law and UK Treaty obligations to Cyprus.”...

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