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1. Anastasiades says Russia forced Cyprus to change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-says-russia-forced-cyprus-to-change

Cyprus’ commander-in-chief says Russia forced his country to adopt an EU stance against Moscow, in response to Russian criticism that suggested Europeans were toeing an American line against the Kremlin and Nicosia and Athens were suffering because of it...

2. Nikos Christodoulides: Discussing changes to the Guterres framework

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nikos-christodoulides-discussing-changes-to-the-guterres-framework

"I didn't hear anyone mention Mr. Kasoulides, the foreign minister, after the wreckage in Crans Montana. Nobody could blame him. He was not the most directly involved, nor was he the one who would take the final decisions..." ...

3. The fall

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

The tale of Eva Kaili is a metaphor for the glitzy, quick ascent to power in politics and the ultimate fall from grace brought on by dishonesty. After all, a corrupt politician is one who has been bribed by the state or a private individual....

4. Lawyer Andreas Pittadjis denies all charges in 'golden passport' trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-andreas-pittadjis-denies-all-charges-in-golden-passport-trial

Based on the findings of the Nicolatos Committee, the four defendants in the criminal case involving Al Jazeera news network reporting and the events surrounding the naturalization of foreign investors and businessmen were brought before the Nicosia Permanent Criminal Court....

5. AG files appeal against acquittal in first 'golden passport' trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ag-files-appeal-against-acquittal-in-first-golden-passport-trial

The Attorney General of the Republic filed an appeal on Friday against the acquittal decision of the Larnaca Permanent Criminal Court, issued on November 4, 2022, in connection with a case involving the exceptional naturalization of foreign investors and businessmen....

6. Eliades: 'Cyprus a haven for every kind of illegal activity' thanks to government

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eliades-cyprus-a-haven-for-every-kind-of-illegal-activity-thanks-to-government

The preliminary findings of the report issued by the PEGA investigation committee, the works carried out at the Limassol Municipal Garden, and the delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zones between Cyprus and Greece were the subject of press releases issued by presidential candidates on Wednesday....

7. Defendants acquitted in first 'golden passports' trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defendants-acquitted-in-first-golden-passports-trial

Nine defendants—5 people and 4 legal entities—were cleared and released from the 36 charges they were facing in the case involving the exceptional naturalization of foreign applicants by the Larnaca-Famagusta Permanent Criminal Court, which convened today, Friday, November 4. This decision was based on the Kalogeros ruling....

8. Americans show more interest in Greece's golden visa program

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/americans-show-more-interest-in-greece-s-golden-visa-program

Americans’ interest in Greece’s Golden Visa program has marked a significant increase recently, according to the latest report of real estate experts Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices....

9. Lagarde to chair ECB Governors meeting in Cyprus this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lagarde-to-chair-ecb-governors-meeting-in-cyprus-this-week

Nineteen central bank governors from the EU countries are expected to arrive in Cyprus tomorrow. The Governing Council of the ECB decided to hold its non-monetary policy meeting in Cyprus which is scheduled on the 5th and 6th of October and will be chaired by the President of the ECB Christine Lagarde....

10. Russians can no longer get golden visas from Portugal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russians-can-no-longer-get-golden-visas-from-portugal

A total of ten Russian citizens who applied for Portugal’s Golden Visas from February 24 this year have been denied, according to the announcement provided by the Portuguese Immigration and Border Service....

11. Cyprus starts golden passport trial with a paradox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-starts-golden-passport-trial-with-a-paradox

A defense attorney in the golden passport trial set to begin next month raised a conflict of interest on Monday, when his client and former House speaker along with three other defendants appeared for their arraignment before a Nicosia district judge...

12. 80m euros per year in fuel tax is lost to the occupied areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/80m-euros-per-year-in-fuel-tax-is-lost-to-the-occupied-areas

The issue of fuel supply from the occupied territories seems to be taking on a dimension of its own as the Association of Petrol Distributors is preparing to file a complaint with the European Union....

13. Metsola has full plate as she flies to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/metsola-has-full-plate-as-she-flies-to-cyprus

European Parliament President Roberta Metsola is flying for an official visit to Cyprus, where years ago she spent time as a college student, but this short trip is packed with hot button issues for Europe’s youngest-ever speaker...

14. Metsola: 'Europe's bloc is made stronger by the discovery of so much natural gas in your country'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/metsola-europe-s-bloc-is-made-stronger-by-the-discovery-of-so-much-natural-gas-in-your-country

In anticipation of Roberta Metsola's visit to Cyprus on September 9th, Kathimerini's George Kakouris sits down with the European Parliament President and gets her take on the Cyprus problem, recently discovered natural gas reserves and the issue behind Cyprus' "golden passport" scandal....

15. AKEL calls out DISY on investor contributions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akel-calls-out-disy-on-investor-contributions

The second meeting of the Audit Committee, with the report of the Auditor General of the Republic on the Cyprus Investment Programme being the only item on the agenda, confirmed that the Golden Passports will be at the forefront of the opposition's election campaign. In an inkling of what's to come, AKEL seems to be leading the way in keeping corruption issues at the center of the opposition's discourse during this election season. ...

16. Conflict of interest raised again in passport probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/conflict-of-interest-raised-again-in-passport-probe

The audit office in the Republic of Cyprus is sending all its findings on golden passports to the state’s anti-corruption agency, citing a conflict of interest for the state’s two chief law enforcement officers who served as ministers during the investment scandal...

17. Cyprus cabinet revokes seven 'golden' passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cabinet-revokes-seven-golden-passports

Seven passports issued under the Cyprus Investment Programme (CIP) were revoked by the Council of Ministers on Wednesday, as announced by Interior Minister Nikos Nouris today....

18. Criminal case in passport scandal set for September 12th

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/criminal-case-in-passport-scandal-set-for-september-12th

The criminal case against four people in the "golden passport" scandal, exposed by Al Jazeera in October 2020, is scheduled to be brought to trial on September 12, according to the state prosecutor Elena Kleopa,...

19. Cyprus Investment Program problematic from the start

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-investment-program-problematic-from-the-start

Much ink has been spilled over the Cyprus Investment Program (CIP). From its inception in 2017 until its abolition, the CIP was a scheme wherein the Cyprus Government granted Cypriot citizenship to investors, "golden passports" as it is well-known....

20. Fair State. Five proposals to fight corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-fair-state-five-proposals-to-fight-corruption

In the Cyprus of 2022, corruption has permeated all levels of our society. The extent of the problem needs to be ascertained first. Then, the diagnosis of its causes. Finally, but most importantly, the specific proposals to combat it....

21. Cyprus’ church wars over Ukraine quiet down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-church-wars-over-ukraine-quiet-down

Cyprus' Tamasos metropolitan bishop Isaiah, a top contender for the archbishopric throne who fell out of favor with Archbishop Chrysostomos, traveled to Istanbul this week with the primate’s blessing, a possible signal that the island’s ugly church split over Ukraine was drawing to a quiet close ahead of possible elections...

22. Cyprus to investigate billionaire’s missing millions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-investigate-billionaire-s-missing-millions

A lawyer for a Jewish billionaire says he is confident Cypriot authorities will investigate a complaint into whether a former Israeli army officer embezzled his client’s money on the island...

23. 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....

24. Cyprus struggles to find anti-corruption auditors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-struggles-to-find-anti-corruption-auditors

Efforts to assign members to a transparency commission are said to be stalling in the Republic of Cyprus, with politicians from the opposition crying foul over connections between some candidates and the country’s disgraced golden passports program...

25. More ‘Golden Passports’ revoked

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-‘golden-passports-revoked

The Council of Ministers decided last week to revoke the citizenship of four more Russians, including their family members, who obtained ‘Golden Passports’ under the island’s disgraced Citizenship by Investment scheme that was brought to an abrupt end in November 2020....

26. Anastasiades irked by Zelensky's failure to condemn Turkish invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-irked-by-zelensky-s-failure-to-condemn-turkish-invasion

The President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades expressed his annoyance at the failure of the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, to condemn the Turkish invasion of Cyprus during his speech before the plenary session of the House of Representatives on Thursday....

27. Zelensky wants Cyprus tough on island’s Russians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zelensky-asks-cyprus-to-get-tough-on-island-s-russians

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is urging the Republic of Cyprus to strip Russians of their golden passports 'without exception' and only ease up on dual citizens if they condemn what he called 'war crimes of their military' in Ukraine....

28. Revoking golden passports to Russians ‘impossible’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/revoking-golden-passports-to-russians-‘impossible

An EU recommendation to member states to recall passports issued to Russian and Belarusian oligarchs on the bloc’s sanctions list puts Cyprus in an awkward position....

29. Russians pile into property in Istanbul and Dubai to shelter from sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russians-pile-into-property-in-istanbul-and-dubai-to-shelter-from-sanctions

Wealthy Russians are pouring money into real estate in Turkey and the United Arab Emirates, seeking a financial haven in the wake of Moscow's invasion of Ukraine and Western sanctions, according to many property companies....

30. EC calls on EU governments to end golden passport schemes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-calls-on-eu-governments-to-end-golden-passport-schemes

The European Commission called on EU governments on Monday to end national programs to sell citizenship to investors, also known as golden passports schemes and urged them to suspend the sale of visas to Russians and Belarusians....

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