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1. Erdogan: Turkey will strengthen its army in the occupied areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-turkey-will-strengthen-its-army-in-the-occupied-areas

Turkey will strengthen its military presence in occupied Cyprus following the US decision to fully lift the arms embargo on the Republic of Cyprus, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in an interview with CNN Türk on Wednesday evening....

2. Spain donates more vultures to Cyprus in an attempt to repopulate the species

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spain-donates-more-vultures-to-cyprus-in-an-attempt-to-repopulate-the-species

A total of 15 vultures were recently released into the wild in an attempt to save the species, which is in danger of extinction due to poisoned baits....

3. Op-ed: ‘Woman, life, freedom!’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-‘woman-life-freedom

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi claims that people in his country have freedom of expression. He also branded the protests that have broken out there as unacceptable “acts of chaos,” which is why the army is getting ready to intervene, certainly multiplying the number of casualties when it does: to defend freedom of expression....

4. Cypriot businesses face serious issues, but still expect to turn a profit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cypriot-businesses-face-serious-issues-but-still-expect-to-turn-a-profit

What are the main problems for Cypriot businesses (table) ...

5. Remains of four resistance fighters returned to relatives

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/remains-of-four-resistance-fighters-returned-to-relatives

The remains of four resistance fighters killed during the 1974 coup in Cyprus were identified recently and will be returned to their families who were briefed on Wednesday by Commissioner Photis Photiou and his associate Xenophon Kallis....

6. Why EVs are a flop in Cyprus … so far

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/why-evs-are-a-flop-in-cyprus-…-so-far

It's only a 150-kilometer drive across Cyprus; well below how far an average electric vehicle can drive on a single charge. Range anxiety — a major barrier in the shift to EVs — shouldn't be a thing....

7. Locals still object to barbed wire around divided Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-keep-objecting-to-barbed-wire-around-divided-nicosia

New video footage shows barbed wire tossed aside in east Nicosia, with local media following the story after locals west of the capital demonstrated over the weekend against a controversial government fence aimed at keeping irregular migrants at bay...

8. House prepares bill on petition signatures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-prepares-bill-on-petition-signatures

A House committee in the Republic of Cyprus is discussing the right for private citizens to solicit petition signatures for new legislation, but the initiative may be easier said than done in a small country where people complain about disenfranchisement on the one hand and populism on the other...

9. Op-ed: Where will Turkey be in a year from now?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-where-will-turkey-be-in-a-year-from-now

The disputes with Greece will be useful ammunition for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan should he decide to manufacture a crisis that would divert attention away from his country’s economic disintegration. ...

10. Crucial countdown as Cyprus moves to block Lone Star

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crucial-countdown-as-cyprus-moves-to-block-lone-star

Private equity firm Lone Star has until Friday to submit a binding offer to buy the Bank of Cyprus, but the island’s largest financial institution could be out of reach as the House is expected one day earlier to vote on a bill that would authorize the government to block a hostile takeover on security grounds...

11. Iran: Protests continue for 10th night, at least 41 dead

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-protests-continue-for-10th-night-at-least-41-dead

Iranians have taken to the streets for a 10th consecutive night to protest against the death of Mahsa Amini in defiance of a warning from the judiciary....

12. Cyprus exceeded its 2022 targets for registration of electric vehicles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-exceeded-its-2022-targets-for-registration-of-electric-vehicles

Cyprus has exceeded its targets for 2022 in the registration of electric vehicles, Minister of Transport, Communications and Works Yiannis Karousos said on Monday, saying that we have actually reached 144% of the target....

13. Op-ed: The embargo has its own history

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-embargo-has-its-own-history

The US decision to lift the embargo on the supply of military equipment to the Republic of Cyprus has a decades-long history and is linked to the embargo imposed on Turkey after its invasion of Cyprus in 1974. ...

14. Cyprus government working to promote LGBTQ+ rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-government-working-to-promote-lgbtq-rights

The government’s efforts to protect and further promote the rights of the LGBTQ+ group have gone from words to deeds, said Justice and Public Order Minister, Stephi Dracou during her speech at the 8th Pride Parade in Nicosia on Sunday....

15. Cyprus Voice for Animals to hold protest at Presidential Palace on Oct 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cyprus-voice-for-animals-to-hold-protest-at-presidential-palace-on-oct-1st

Cyprus Voice for Animals will be holding a demonstration in front of the presidential palace on Saturday, October 1st. The animal welfare organization is calling on the government to train and empower the Animal Police in Cyprus so that they can strictly enforce animal welfare laws that are already in place....

16. ECOMMBX opens new horizons enabled by its new banking agreement with Citi

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ecommbx-opens-new-horizons-enabled-by-its-new-banking-agreement-with-citi

ECOMMBX, a progressive Electronic Money Institution based in Nicosia, proudly announces that it has concluded a correspondent banking agreement with Citi, the world’s most global bank. This new collaboration delivers a range of benefits for both ECOMMBX as well as Cyprus, as a jurisdiction....

17. EU flip flops on Russian coal after Cyprus cries foul

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-flip-flops-on-russian-coal-after-cyprus-cries-foul

The shipping industry in the Republic of Cyprus can breathe a sigh of relief after the European Commission eased sanctions against Russian coal, following objection from Nicosia that saw stricter guidelines as a direct blow to its competitive advantage...

18. Iran: Pro-regime marchers calling for execution of protesters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-pro-regime-marchers-calling-for-execution-of-protesters

State-organized demonstrations took place in several Iranian cities on Friday to counter anti-government protests triggered by the death of a woman in police custody, with some marchers calling for the execution of rioters....

19. Reduced excise tax on fuel extended until mid-January

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reduced-excise-tax-on-fuel-extended-until-mid-january

The Cyprus government extended the reduced excise duties on fuel until 15 January 2023 on Friday, in a bid to alleviate the effects of soaring inflation fuelled by the war in Ukraine, with the Finance Minister calling on Households and businesses to save energy as fiscal measures cannot tackle the problem of price hikes in its entirety....

20. Yeni Safak: Flights from Moscow to the occupied territories via Antalya

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/yeni-safak-flights-from-moscow-to-the-occupied-territories-via-antalya

Flights from Russia to the occupied territories will start in November via Antalya, according to the pro-government Turkish newspaper Yeni Safak, which reports that Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will be on the first flight....

21. Op-ed: Turkey singing the same old song

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-turkey-singing-the-same-old-song

In a letter dated June 5, 1963, and addressed to the elderly Turkish prime minister Ismet Inonu, US President Lyndon Johnson sought to avert a military invasion of Cyprus by threatening that in the case of a Soviet attack, the United States and NATO would not come to Ankara’s aid....

22. Anastasiades scrutiny grows after Zakharova tease

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-scrutiny-grows-after-zakharova-tease

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades’ cold shoulder to his Russian counterpart in New York is back in the news after Moscow’s spokeswoman poked fun at western leaders, claiming officials from big EU countries have been discretely requesting meetings while dissuading others in the bloc from sitting down for a chat...

23. EY Cyprus to present findings of 2nd ΕΥ Attractiveness Survey at Cyprus Attractiveness Forum: Investment Realized on 25 October

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-cyprus-to-present-findings-of-2nd-ey-attractiveness-survey-at-cyprus-attractiveness-forum-investment-realized-on-25-october

EY Cyprus is proud to present the findings of the second edition of the EY Attractiveness Survey Cyprus 2022, during its flagship event, Cyprus Attractiveness Forum: Investment Realized 2022 on 25 October 2022 at Parklane Hotel, Limassol....

24. Cypriot president criticized for snubbing Lavrov

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-criticized-for-snubbing-lavrov

A Nicosia professor says Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades’ decision to snub Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the last minute was 'unwise' and a 'missed opportunity' after hearing the government spokesperson on state radio citing guidelines from Brussels...

25. Erdogan convenes meeting to discuss sanctions on Russia in possible turnaround

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-convenes-meeting-to-discuss-sanctions-on-russia-in-possible-turnaround

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will convene a top-tier economy-focused meeting on Friday at which Russian payment system Mir and possible Western sanctions will be discussed, two sources with information on the matter told Reuters....

26. Nouris: More foreign companies setting up shop in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/nouris-more-foreign-companies-setting-up-shop-in-cyprus

The adoption of the New Strategy for Attracting Business and Talent has led to an impressive increase in interest from foreign companies to establish their presence in Cyprus, ...

27. Op-ed: A cat has nine lives. So does the Cyprus property market.

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-a-cat-has-nine-lives-so-does-the-cyprus-property-market

Where is the Cyprus property market heading? I have been asked this question countless times over the past three months, primarily from foreign investors who are trying to appreciate how the rise in inflation, increase in interest rates, and war in Ukraine is affecting local market dynamics....

28. Iran: Massive protests continue after the death of Mahsa Amini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-massive-protests-continue-after-the-death-of-mahsa-amini

Surrounded by a crowd chanting slogans, a woman picks up a pair of scissors and cuts off her ponytail, revealing her head. In a sea of people, many of them men, neither a hijab nor a headscarf is visible....

29. Officials fear retaliation after school incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-fear-retaliation-after-school-incident

School officials in a racially diverse community in Paphos say they fear retaliation from student groups, following an incident that made headlines after a teenager’s parents told police their son was assaulted during recess...

30. Gun report adds new twist in Azeri case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gun-report-adds-new-twist-in-azeri-case

The Azeri suspect in a contentious thwarted plot against Israelis in Cyprus has admitted some charges essentially throwing a curve ball at the prosecution, with the defense raising serious questions over murder-for-hire conspiracy and terrorism accusations...

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