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1. Cyprus betting sector breaks records with €1 billion revenue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-betting-sector-breaks-records-with-€1-billion-revenue

The revenues of the betting activity in the Republic of Cyprus recorded an upward trend for another quarter, confirming the dynamic and stable growth of the sector. ...

2. Cyprus faces migration crisis amid infrastructure strain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-migration-crisis-amid-infrastructure-strain

Cyprus is facing a mounting migration crisis as data obtained by K on Thursday reveals a surge in illegal immigrant arrivals, straining the government's resources and raising concerns about a humanitarian emergency....

3. Turkish Official under fire for opposing NY resolution on Cyprus invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-official-under-fire-for-opposing-ny-resolution-on-cyprus-invasion

The Turkish Consul-General in New York, Reyhan Özgür, is facing criticism after sending a letter opposing a resolution about Turkey's invasion of Cyprus....

4. Cyprus faces surging fox population

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-surging-fox-population

The fox population in Cyprus is increasing this year with its presence being felt both in the countryside and in the city centers....

5. Guardian: Russian money flows ''without questions'' in the occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guardian-russian-money-flows-without-questions-in-the-occupied-territories

In the Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus, an influx of Russian speakers, particularly from the former Soviet Union, has turned the area into a real estate hotspot. ...

6. UK accused of turning a blind eye to Israel-Palestine war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-accused-of-turning-a-blind-eye-to-israel-palestine-war

Concerns that the UK Foreign Office has neglected the Israel-Palestine conflict in its tilt to the Indo-Pacific and the pursuit of trade deals across the Middle East is to be investigated by the foreign affairs select committee....

7. Minister demands urgent action on migrant smuggling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-demands-urgent-action-on-migrant-smuggling

Migrant smuggling is a global concern that demands our immediate attention, Minister of Justice and Public Order Anna Koukkides Procopiou said on Tuesday, adding that a country deeply affected by this phenomenon, is Cyprus....

8. Cyprus enhances migration management with new facilities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-enhances-migration-management-with-new-facilities

Cyprus took a significant step in enhancing its capacity to manage migration pressures by signing a contract for the construction of a reception center for around 1,000 people and a pre-departure center for approximately 800 people. ...

9. Limassol beach dead man identified

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-beach-dead-man-identified

The man who was found dead on Tuesday morning (18/7) in the sea of Limassol has been identified....

10. Illegal construction scandal uncovered in Akamas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-construction-scandal-uncovered-in-akamas

The data collected and presented by "K" regarding the illegal construction interventions within the Akama Forest, a protected area designated as a white zone based on a plan from the 1980s, prove the tip of the iceberg. ...

11. UN chief spells out need for envoy deal on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-chief-spells-out-need-for-envoy-deal-on-cyprus

An important step forward would be an agreement with the sides on an appointment of a United Nations envoy, who could explore ways to reach common ground towards resuming negotiations for a lasting settlement in Cyprus, the UN Secretary General says, while urging the leaders to send a clear signal that 'this time things will be different'...

12. Debate on fuel from north misfires ahead of protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/debate-on-fuel-from-north-misfires-ahead-of-protest

Greek Cypriot gas station owners are livid with government officials who told the public it is not illegal to buy Turkish Cypriot gasoline, sparking a chaotic debate on Tuesday as protesting fuel dealers move to block motorists from entering the north...

13. British expertise on the table as Leo Docherty speaks to Kathimerini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-expertise-on-the-table-as-leo-docherty-speaks-to-kathimerini

In an interview with "K" newspaper, Leo Docherty, the British Minister for Europe, highlighted the British commitment to closer collaboration, emphasizing the range of areas where British expertise and cooperation can contribute to addressing issues such as combating illegal financing and exploring support structures for enforcement or addressing potential sanctions evasion. ...

14. Green Line border agents get ready for action

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/green-line-border-agents-get-ready-for-action

Over two hundred Green Line border agents will report on duty later this month on the Greek Cypriot side of the UN buffer zone, but the newly-hired sergeants will only focus on irregular migrants, leaving drug trafficking and other crimes off the agenda...

15. Protecting EU borders: The rise of border walls against third country migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protecting-eu-borders-the-rise-of-border-walls-against-third-country-migrants

The increasing number of illegal migrants reaching the European Union and Schengen Area Member States has pushed states to take different approaches to tackle their activity, including erecting walls or physical barriers at the borders....

16. Police seek middle ground in lambradjia madness

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-seek-middle-ground-in-lambradjia-madness

Officials in Cyprus appear to tolerate lambradjia bonfires even though they are illegal, with police and fire departments pushing for new legislation to tackle a long and dangerous Easter tradition on the island that is not easy to change...

17. Inside the high-stakes prosecution of a former president

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inside-the-high-stakes-prosecution-of-a-former-president

Former U.S. President Donald Trump has made history by becoming the first president to face criminal charges before a court of justice in the United States. ...

18. UNFICYP fails to stop illegal activities in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-fails-to-stop-illegal-activities-in-buffer-zone

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Cyprus has expressed serious concern over the United Nations Peacekeeping Force's (UNFICYP) failure to stop illegal activities taking place in a stadium located in the buffer zone in Nicosia, despite repeated representations by the ministry....

19. Minister of Agriculture pushing for a 'Farmers Card'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-of-agriculture-pushing-for-a -farmers card

Agriculture Minister Petros Xenofonos announced today during a meeting of the House of Representatives Agriculture Committee that he intends to create a farmer's card to provide services to the agricultural world....

20. Expert blames culture for elder mistreatment in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-blames-culture-for-elder-mistreatment-in-cyprus

Reports of elder mistreatment are piling up in the Republic of Cyprus, after a viral photo of a female patient on a hospital bed drew public condemnation and started a clash between health officials, with additional reports emerging about youths terrorizing senior citizens who live alone...

21. Cypriot minister upset after illegal dump incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-upset-after-illegal-dump-incident

Environmental inspectors who went to an illegal dump in Limassol to probe allegations of waste management irregularities ended up fearing for their lives, prompting the environment minister to admit the state has been unable to deal with lawlessness...

22. Another Briton jailed for sex crimes dies in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-briton-jailed-for-sex-crimes-dies-in-cyprus

A convicted sex offender who was serving a prison sentence in Cyprus died on Friday, marking the second death of a British national within the island’s penitentiary system this year in connection with sex crimes...

23. Cyprus records another prison death as suicide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-records-another-prison-death-as-suicide

Officials in Nicosia Central Prisons in the Republic of Cyprus went on alert on Friday following the death of an inmate, whose body was found hanged in the shower...

24. More people choose bankruptcy to get a second chance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-people-choose-bankruptcy-to-get-a-second-chance

Bankruptcy applications, based on Law 4818/2021, are coming thick and fast from individuals with or without commercial activity, as they are unable to repay their debts to banks and insurance funds....

25. CERA emergency meeting - Power outage risk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cera-emergency-meeting-power-outage-risk

Since this morning, an emergency meeting of the Cyprus Energy Regulatory Authority (CERA) has been held to examine the situation that is expected to arise as a result of the Electricity Authority's guilds' decision not to put the six steam power units of the Dhekelia Power Plant into operation next Wednesday,...

26. Has politics become a seedy business?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-has-politics-become-a-seedy-business

Last Friday's plenary session of the Parliament was marred by the speech of the now-independent MP Andreas Themistocleous on the occasion of the passage of the law on sexual education in schools....

27. Bird activists in Cyprus stand ground after video incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bird-activists-in-cyprus-stand-ground-after-video-incident

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter in Cyprus says organized hunters were misleading the public over an incident last week, saying an activist caught on video and accused of harassing them was in fact waiting for authorities after having called in an illegal activity...

28. Spike in illegal migrant entries, says EU border agency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spike-in-illegal-migrant-entries-says-eu-border-agency

The European Union’s border agency said Monday that the number of illegal entries by migrants spiked to more than 275,000 in the January through October period this year....

29. The Commission is pushing for regulation of Airbnb-style lodgings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-commission-is-pushing-for-regulation-of-airbnb-style-lodging

As part of its efforts to promote transparency in the short-term rental sector, the Commission adopted on Monday a proposal for the regulation to improve transparency and assist public authorities in ensuring the sector's balanced development in the context of sustainable tourism....

30. 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....

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