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1. Attorney General denies bias in courtroom drama

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/attorney-general-denies-bias-in-courtroom-drama

The cross-examination of Attorney General George Savvidis continued today before the Supreme Constitutional Court. Savvidis faced intense scrutiny over his efforts to suspend Auditor General Odysseus Michaelides, which he initiated based on alleged misconduct....

2. Fugitive Jho Low stripped of Cyprus of citizenship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fugitive-jho-low-stripped-of-cyprus-of-citizenship

The Council of Ministers ratified a decision by the Independent Commission for the Examination of Deprivation of Nationality to revoke the Cypriot citizenship of Malaysian fugitive Jho Low....

3. Monks, millionaires, and mammoths: Cyprus' epic saga of scandal and schemes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/monks-millionaires-and-mammoths-cyprus-epic-saga-of-scandal-and-schemes

At an unexpected time, I had written to you that a mammoth development project in a coastal town would likely meet the fate of mammoths—meaning it would fade into history without us ever seeing or touching it....

4. Spain to end ''golden visa'' scheme for real estate investment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spain-to-end-golden-visa-scheme-for-real-estate-investment

Spain's Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, announced the discontinuation of the ''golden visa'' scheme, which grants residency rights to foreigners investing in real estate....

5. 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....

6. Investment thresholds in golden visa program under review

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investment-thresholds-in-golden-visa-program-under-review

Reports circulating in the market in recent days regarding the Golden Visa program suggest that the government intends to establish three different investment thresholds, depending on the area where the property in question is located....

7. Anastasiades faces golden passport scandal investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-faces-golden-passport-scandal-investigation

The Economic Committee of the Parliament has approved the release of €1.04 million for procuring services for the Anti-Corruption Authority's investigations....

8. Christodoulides links Turkish Cypriot rights violations to 1974 invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-links-turkish-cypriot-rights-violations-to-1974-invasion

Cypriot President Nikos Christodoulides addressed the Council of Europe's Parliamentary Assembly, emphasizing that any violation of Turkish Cypriot human rights ...

9. No more 'golden passports' amidst money laundering concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-more-golden-passports-amidst-money-laundering-concerns

In a candid exchange, Cyprus's President, Nikos Christodoulides, responded to concerns raised by Ukrainian MP Oleksiy Goncharenko regarding the alleged use of Cyprus by Russian oligarchs for money laundering....

10. Landmark golden passport trial begins Feb 15

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/landmark-golden-passport-trial-begins-feb-15

The Nicosia Criminal Court gears up for a high-stakes trial in five months, probing the naturalization of foreign investors and a potential twist involving a Chinese businessman....

11. A 'golden knowledge program' vs. a 'golden passport program'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-golden-knowledge-program-vs-a-golden-passport-program

In a recent session, the Cyprus Parliament passed a DIKO (Democratic Party) law proposal to amend the Law on the Civil Registry, focusing on modernizing the existing legal framework for the naturalization of foreigners. ...

12. Swedish media exposes Sizopoulos's tie to 'golden passports' scheme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/swedish-media-exposes-sizopoulos-s-tie-to-golden-passports-scheme

In a joint investigation, Göteborgs-Posten and OCCRP shed light on EPP President Marinos Sizopoulos's connection to the 'golden passports' scandal....

13. 'The honest state'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-honest-state

Whenever Cyprus becomes the focus of an international journalistic investigation, the perception within the media, political circles, and civil society follows a familiar pattern: initial anticipation or curiosity, followed by a few days of discussion about the country's reputation and questionable practices. ...

14. Cyprus Confidential: A new stain on Cyprus' image

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pwc-s-secret-dance-with-russian-oligarchs-revealed

Another episode is unfolding that stains Cyprus' name on a global scale. This time, it's not about the Naturalization Program or "golden passports" but centers on sanctions imposed on Russian oligarchs since Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022....

15. Cyprus gears up for ICIJ bombshell on Russian ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gears-up-for-icij-bombshell-on-russian-ties

The government is on high alert due to the announcement of a documentary by the ICIJ on the Cypriot Investment Program and its relations with Russian oligarchs....

16. Explosive report will unveil Cyprus' secret financial 'dance' with Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/explosive-report-will-unveil-cyprus-secret-financial-dance-with-russia

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) has unveiled an extensive eight-month investigation named "Cyprus Confidential," as disclosed in posts on Social Media X....

17. How tens of thousands snag Caribbean ''Golden Passports'' for $100,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-tens-of-thousands-snag-caribbean-golden-passports-for-$100-000

Tens of thousands of passports have been obtained by Russians, Iranians, Chinese and others from Caribbean nations, granting them visa-free travel to European countries, according to a report by the European Commission....

18. Cyprus nationals arrested for money laundering in Singapore

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-nationals-arrested-for-money-laundering-in-singapore

The Singaporean Police arrested 10 foreigners on suspicion of money laundering and forgery offenses in connection with a case involving 1 billion Singapore dollars (737 million dollars) in cash, luxury cars, and other assets. ...

19. International inspectors hired for 'Golden Passports' probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/international-inspectors-hired-for-golden-passports-probe

According to a report on Philenews, the Independent Authority Against Corruption has recruited two "inspection officers" who will be compensated with approximately €1,150 per day for their crucial role in the ongoing investigation surrounding the controversial 'golden passports' issue....

20. US citizens exit Portugal as demand for 'golden visas' plummet 37%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-citizens-exit-portugal-as-demand-for-golden-visas-plummet-37

Following the abolishment of the Golden Visa scheme of Portugal some expatriates are leaving the country, based on the report of Bloomberg....

21. Burisma owner may have Bidens on tape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/burisma-owner-may-have-bidens-on-tape

Shocking revelations in Washington suggest the owner of Burisma, a Ukrainian energy company registered in Cyprus, said he had secretly recorded phone conservations with Joe Biden as 'insurance policy' while accusations continue to build up against the FBI for redacting crucial information from a document alleging bribery and corruption...

22. FinMin underlines the importance of disciplined policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finmin-underlines-the-importance-of-disciplined-policy

The contact circle with the banks has not been completed, and there will be a new one to adopt measures that will provide relief to borrowers regarding the increased interest rates....

23. The self-sabotage of a President in less than 100 days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-self-sabotage-of-a-president-in-less-than-100-days

Nicos Anastasiades, undeniably one of the prominent political figures in the region, has faced criticism after many years in the Presidency, which, in some cases, rightly exceeded the boundaries of political deconstruction. ...

24. Cabinet decides to take away Jho Low's passport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-decides-to-take-away-jho-low-s-passport

The President’s Cabinet in the Republic of Cyprus decided on Thursday to revoke Jho Low’s Cypriot citizenship after gathering information from Interpol to argue against the Malaysian financier’s appeal to keep his citizenship...

25. Sanctions have exposed our hypocrisy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/sanctions-have-exposed-our-hypocrisy

The initial wave of sanctions, enforced by the UK and the US against Cypriot entities (individuals, law firms, service companies) for facilitating transactions to those impacted by the sanctions imposed on Russia following the invasion of Ukraine,...

26. It's surprising how little was frozen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/it-s-surprising-how-little-was-frozen

Upon his arrival at Larnaca airport last Wednesday, Justice Commissioner Didier Raeder brought with him two pressing questions. Firstly, how is it that a country like Cyprus, which has been heavily infiltrated by Russian capital for several years, has only managed to freeze a mere 104 million euros worth of assets belonging to oligarchs under EU sanctions?...

27. Commissioner in Cyprus to probe Russian asset freeze

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-in-cyprus-to-probe-russian-asset-freeze

Commissioner Reynders will request information on the total value of the assets of 'Russian oligarchs' in Cyprus that have been frozen by the authorities he told Cyprus News Agency in an interview, noting that so far, according to official figures 104 million euros in assets have been frozen, which is considered a low amount...

28. Complaints against lawyers increased in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/complaints-against-lawyers-increased-in-2022

There has been an increase in the number of complaints filed against lawyers, which have been reviewed by the Cyprus Bar Association's Disciplinary Council. ...

29. Christofides on 'golden' passports: 'No conflict of interest for Yiolitis'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christofides-on-golden-passports-no-conflict-of-interest-for-yiolitis

On Wednesday morning (22/02), AKEL MP Christos Christofides was interviewed on Sigma's "Mesimeri kai Kati" program, where he discussed the progress of the Anti-Corruption Commission's investigations into allegations of "golden" passports....

30. Casino dash before new Cabinet raises eyebrows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/casino-dash-before-new-cabinet-raises-eyebrows

A House committee in the Republic of Cyprus is blocking three appointments on a casino commission until after the new Cabinet takes shape on March 1, with members raising conflict of interest concerns and the outgoing government insisting it should be allowed to fill the vacant positions now...

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