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1. Spain gave 'golden visa' to former Mexican president being investigated for corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spain-gave-golden-visa-to-former-mexican-president-being-investigated-for-corruption

The Spanish authorities have finally confirmed that the former Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, who is being investigated by Mexico’s attorney general’s office for alleged money laundering, illicit enrichment, and illegal international transfers, is a legal resident of the country....

2. Actress Irene Papas has passed away at age 96

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/actress-irene-papas-has-passed-away-at-age-96

Actress Irini Papas passed away this morning (14/9) at the age of 96, leaving us a great legacy of her performances in film and theater....

3. 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....

4. 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...

5. 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....

6. 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...

7. 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....

8. 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. ...

9. 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...

10. 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....

11. 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,...

12. 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....

13. 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....

14. Inside JP Morgan's precious metals division: The salaries and bonuses of the golden boys

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inside-jp-morgan-s-precious-metals-division-the-salaries-and-bonuses-of-the-golden-boys

The trial of the former head of precious metals at JP Morgan Chase, which has been in full swing since Friday, provides a sneak peek into the world of exchanges and the pay for its employees....

15. The parallels between Athens in 2011 and Nicosia in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-parallels-between-athens-in-2011-and-nicosia-in-2022

In the last ten days, two horrific videos of racist attacks by Greek Cypriots against a Congolese woman in Larnaca and a young man from Pakistan in old Nicosia have come to light....

16. 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...

17. Ever wonder what it smelled like in the Golden Age or the stench of the Industrial Age?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/ever-wonder-what-it-smelled-like-in-the-golden-age-or-the-stench-of-the-industrial-age

Sometimes, the most powerful jolt of nostalgia one can feel is that which comes after picking up the scent of something iconic of one’s childhood....

18. Wooing migrant millionaires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wooing-migrant-millionaires

Greece is becoming a top destination for wealthy migrants, as it is expected to welcome 1,200 “millionaire immigrants” this year....

19. 'Goodfellas' actor Ray Liota dead at 67

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/goodfellas-actor-ray-liota-dead-at-67

Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro and Kevin Costner have paid tribute to the "uniquely gifted" Ray Liotta, who has died age 67....

20. 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...

21. Varosha - Occupying forces opening another part of the beach

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/varosha-occupying-forces-opening-another-part-of-the-beach

The Turkish occupying forces in Cyprus have started work to open up a new area along the beach in the fenced-off area of Varosha, on the eastern coast of Cyprus....

22. Op-ed: Grateful = Healthful

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/op-ed-grateful-healthful

If you really think about it, so many of us should be in a perpetual state of gratitude....

23. 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....

24. 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....

25. 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...

26. 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....

27. 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....

28. 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....

29. Zelensky asks Cyprus to get 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....

30. US Undersecretary of State to visit Cyprus this week (update)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-under-secretary-of-state-to-visit-cyprus-this-week

US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland will visit Turkey, Greece and Cyprus in the coming days....

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