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1. Interior Ministry's review: 41% of objections approved

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-ministry-s-review-41-of-objections-approved

Out of the 3,560 objections submitted and examined by the District Officers, 1,461 objections were approved or 41%, while 2,099 objections......

2. Tehran avoids escalating conflict with Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tehran-avoids-escalating-conflict-with-israel

Explosions echoed over an Iranian city on Friday in what sources described as an Israeli attack, but Tehran played down the incident and indicated it had no plans for retaliation - a response that appeared gauged towards averting region-wide war....

3. Spokesperson denies missiles sent to Israel via Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spokesperson-denies-missiles-sent-to-israel-via-cyprus

Government has no information about missiles sent to Israel via Cyprus and no permission was ever given, Spokesperson Konstantinos Letymbiotis said on Friday,...

4. WHO introduces SARAH

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-introduces-sarah

The World Health Organization (WHO) is venturing into the realm of artificial intelligence (AI) to disseminate health information worldwide through a human-like avatar....

5. Cyprus government under fire for multiple pension issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-government-under-fire-for-multiple-pension-issue

The ongoing debate over multiple pensions for former and current state officials has taken center stage in Cyprus, with the government facing criticism from political parties and the Audit Office....

6. Lottides orders payment of single-parent allowance after 2,5 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-orders-payment-of-single-parent-allowance-waiting-for-2-5-years

Maria Stylianou Lottides, the Commissioner for Administration and Protection of Human Rights, has strongly recommended the swift disbursement of a single-parent family allowance to a complainant. ...

7. MFA: Audit uncovers misuse of public funds and abuse of power

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mfa-audit-uncovers-misuse-of-public-funds-and-abuse-of-power

A recent audit conducted by the Audit Service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has revealed instances of misappropriation of public money and abuse of power spanning the years 2021 and 2022....

8. Less talk, more action

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/less-talk-more-action

The government seems to have adopted a new strategy when it comes to addressing the growing issue of migration flows. Rather than discussing it publicly, there appears to be a preference for silence among government officials...

9. Turkey-EU relations fracture over Cyprus connection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-eu-relations-fracture-over-cyprus-connection

''The Cypriot connection to progress in Turkey-EU relations will never be accepted by us,'' declares the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs....

10. Government emphasizes legality amid increased migration flows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-emphasizes-legality-amid-increased-migration-flows

Speaking at a meeting with the Interim Coordinating Council of the Limassol District Local Administration Organization, Interior Minister Konstantinos......

11. Britain's Prince Harry officially a US resident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-s-prince-harry-officially-a-us-resident

In a significant move, Prince Harry, formally known as Prince Henry Charles Albert David Duke of Sussex, has officially declared himself a resident of the United States, as per a recent regulatory filing in the United Kingdom....

12. Cyprus on alert as 500 migrants intercepted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-alert-as-500-migrants-intercepted

Authorities in Cyprus are keeping a close eye on the situation after intercepting five boats carrying about 500 migrants from Lebanon. To tackle the influx, Cypriot patrols have been stepped up in the waters bordering Lebanon. ...

13. EU leaders strategize on Middle East issues and Turkey relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-strategize-on-middle-east-issues-and-turkey-relations

President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides will pay an official visit to Lebanon together with President of the European Commission......

14. Sweden passes law on gender transition at 16

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sweden-passes-law-on-gender-transition-at-16

Sweden's parliament has passed a law lowering the age at which people can change their legal gender from 18 to 16, and making the process easier....

15. Tensions mount over 'Great Sea Interconnector'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/tensions-mount-over-great-sea-interconnector

The Greek Energy Minister, Theodoros Skylakakis, expressed frustration at the Delphi Economic Forum regarding the tactics employed by the Cypriot government concerning the final investment decision on the Great Sea Interconnector power cable. ...

16. Greek workers strike paralyzes transport services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/greek-workers-strike-paralyzes-transport-services

In Greece, transport services came to a standstill on Wednesday as workers across various sectors participated in a 24-hour strike, demanding higher pay to offset the increasing cost of living...

17. Healthier ready-to-eat meals could slash EU emissions by 48m tonnes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/healthier-ready-to-eat-meals-could-slash-eu-emissions-by-48m-tonnes

Healthier ready-to-eat meals could cut EU emissions by 48m tonnes annually and save customers €2.8bn (£2.4bn) each year, as well as reducing disease, a report has found....

18. Cyprus' public debt declines, economic outlook brightens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-public-debt-declines-economic-outlook-brightens

According to a report by Panayiotis Rougalas, Cyprus is seeing a promising reduction in its public debt, with figures suggesting a return to 2019 levels....

19. EU champions ocean health with $3.71 billion investment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-champions-ocean-health-with-$3-71-billion-investment

The European Union will spend 3.5 billion euros ($3.71 billion) to protect the ocean and promote sustainability through a series of initiatives this year, the EU’s top environment official said on Tuesday. ...

20. Breakthrough in Larnaca port revamp talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/breakthrough-in-larnaca-port-revamp-talks

Recent discussions, presided over by President Nikos Christodoulides, have ignited hope for the transformation of Larnaca's port and marina. With both the government and project contractor, Kition Ocean Holdings, taking bold steps, a breakthrough seems within reach....

21. Cyprus President firm on UN resolution for settlement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-firm-on-un-resolution-for-settlement

The President of the Republic of Cyprus Nikos Christodoulides rejected the Turkish demand for a ''two-states'' solution to the long-standing Cyprus issue as ''irrational''......

22. EU allows extension of asylum review amid surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-allows-extension-of-asylum-review-amid-surge

The member states of the European Union can extend the examination of asylum applications for nine months in case of large arrivals, a spokesperson for the European Commission said in a written statement on Tuesday, responding to questions after the Cypriot government announced a related decision over the weekend....

23. WhatsApp's lowered age limit sparks controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/whatsapp-s-lowered-age-limit-sparks-controversy

Meta, the parent company of WhatsApp, has revised its minimum age requirement for the messaging app in Europe, lowering it to 13 from 16, a move that has drawn criticism from children's rights advocates....

24. Cyprus-Greece ferry bookings open on Wednesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-ferry-bookings-open-on-wednesday

The Deputy Ministry of Shipping announced the commencement of the third season of operation for the Cyprus-Greece Maritime Passenger Link in a press conference held on Tuesday, April 16, 2024....

25. Surge in irregular migrant returns from Cyprus in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surge-in-irregular-migrant-returns-from-cyprus-in-2024

Cyprus has seen a significant rise in the number of returns of irregular migrants in 2024 compared to the previous year, attributed to government measures aimed at strengthening the returns sector....

26. Commonwealth leaders forge path to ocean sustainability

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commonwealth-leaders-forge-path-to-ocean-sustainability

On Friday, April 19, 2024, Limassol will host the inaugural ministerial summit for the Oceans of the Commonwealth States....

27. Turkey's Central Bank reports 2023 loss of 818.2B lira

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-s-central-bank-reports-2023-loss-of-818-2b-lira

Turkey’s central bank posted a 2023 loss of 818.2 billion lira ($25.25 billion), showed its balance sheet published in the Official Gazette on Sunday, on the back of steep loss stemming from the “KKM” foreign exchange-protected deposit scheme....

28. Foreign Minister: Syria's situation key to migrant crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-minister-syria-s-situation-key-to-migrant-crisis

In an exclusive interview with Kathimerini's Yiannis Ioannou, Cyprus Minister of Foreign Affairs Constantinos Kombos discussed the humanitarian and political challenges surrounding the migrant crisis in Cyprus, shedding light on several critical issues:...

29. Germany under fire for arms sales to Israel amid Gaza conflict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-under-fire-for-arms-sales-to-israel-amid-gaza-conflict

Germany will face a fresh call to revoke all arms sales to Israel on Thursday in a lawsuit that puts more pressure on Berlin amid a rising outcry about the scale of deaths and destruction in the war on Gaza....

30. Cyprus launches crucial tax reform study, President says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-launches-crucial-tax-reform-study-president-says

A study on the level of chargeable income tax is in progress, as part of the wider effort over a tax reform in Cyprus, President Christodoulides said on Thursday afternoon....

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