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1. UNESCO recognizes Larnaca as Cyprus' first 'Tsunami Ready' city

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unesco-recognizes-larnaca-as-cyprus-first-tsunami-ready-city

Larnaca is set to become the first coastal city in Cyprus to implement an early warning system and tsunami evacuation plan... ...

2. Cyprus cuts migrant arrivals by 50%, earns European praise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cuts-migrant-arrivals-by-50-earns-european-praise

Cyprus continues to grapple with a significant migration challenge, a situation that has evolved into a complex and multifaceted issue. ...

3. Cyprus alleges human trafficking at occupied zone universities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-alleges-human-trafficking-at-occupied-zone-universities

The Republic of Cyprus has filed a complaint against "academic institutions" in the occupied areas to the European Association for Quality Assurance......

4. Ministry takes action against illegal dumping sites fueling fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-takes-action-against-illegal-dumping-sites-fueling-fires

The big fire in Paphos has exposed some major issues: not only were the firefighting resources inadequate, but it also showed the government's long-standing negligence regarding illegal fires. ...

5. President appoints Dr. Nicholas A. Ioannidis as Deputy Minister of Immigration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-appoints-dr-nicholas-a-ioannidis-as-deputy-minister-of-immigration

President Nikos Christodoulides has appointed Dr. Nicholas A. Ioannidis as Deputy Minister of Immigration and International Protection, utilizing his constitutional powers. ...

6. Ayia Napa Mayor faces trial for alleged forgery and fraud

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-mayor-faces-trial-for-alleged-forgery-and-fraud

Re-elected Mayor of Ayia Napa, Christos Zanettou, is set to appear before the Criminal Appeals Court. ...

7. Wildfire subsides, surveying of damage begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wildfire-subsides-surveying-of-damages-begin

The raging fire in Paphos has subsided, according to statements made by the Minister of Agriculture following the Council of Ministers meeting....

8. Cyprus adds six new firefighting aircraft to its arsenal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adds-six-new-firefighting-aircraft-to-its-arsenal

Cyprus has enhanced its firefighting capabilities with the addition of six new aircraft, announced the Department of Forests of the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development, and Environment on Tuesday....

9. Concerns rise over potential voting issues in June 9 elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/concerns-rise-over-potential-voting-issues-in-june-9-elections

As the double election on June 9 approaches, concerns are growing about a potential increase in blank and invalid ballots, as well as significant voter abstention....

10. Elections 2024: When, where, and how it all happens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elections-2024-when-where-and-how-it-all-happens

Preparations for the June 9 elections in Cyprus are nearing completion, according to Menelaos Vassiliou, Head of the Electoral Service. Vassiliou assured that all necessary procedures are in the final stages and everything will be ready for a smooth election day....

11. EU court may block Cyprus' plan for Syrian refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-court-may-block-cyprus-plan-for-syrian-refugees

The Chief Prosecutor of the Court of Justice of the European Union has proposed a legal interpretation that could block Nicosia's efforts to designate......

12. President stresses urgency on Larnaca development

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-stresses-urgency-on-larnaca-development

Τhe President of the Republic, Nikos Christodoulides, has urged ministers on Wednesday to move quickly, referring to the issue that arose with Larnaca port and the marina project....

13. Cyprus prepares special polling booths for wheelchair users

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-prepares-special-polling-booths-for-wheelchair-users

In a move to ensure accessibility and inclusivity in the electoral process, the Chief Returning Officer has announced the establishment of special polling booths for voters in wheelchairs during the upcoming June 9 elections in Cyprus....

14. Migration issue returns to the spotlight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migration-issue-returns-to-the-spotlight

Today, Friday, May 17, Nicosia will host a ministerial conference at the level of Foreign Affairs Ministers, with the participation of 7 EU member states ...

15. Fake fundraisers exploiting Cyprus Cancer Society's name

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fake-fundraisers-exploiting-cyprus-cancer-society-s-name

The Cyprus Cancer Society has issued a warning about fraudsters posing as fundraisers for the organization, visiting homes and illegally soliciting money....

16. Justice minister stresses ongoing evaluation for ceasefire line security

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/justice-minister-stresses-ongoing-evaluation-for-ceasefire-line-security

Cyprus' Minister of Justice and Public Order, Marios Hartsiotis, revealed on Wednesday that heightened measures along the ceasefire line are a response to ongoing security evaluations. ...

17. Russian agents foiled in attempt to kill Zelensky

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-agents-foiled-in-attempt-to-kill-zelensky

Ukrainian authorities have uncovered a sinister plot involving missiles and drones aimed at assassinating President Volodymyr Zelensky, along with high-ranking officials in Ukraine's intelligence community....

18. Wheelchair access to be provided at polling stations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wheelchair-access-to-be-provided-at-polling-stations

Special polling booths have been secured for the convenience of voters in wheelchairs, the Chief Returning Officer announced on Tuesday in a written statement....

19. Cyprus bolsters anti-money laundering arsenal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-bolsters-anti-money-laundering-arsenal

The Cyprus government has reaffirmed its steadfast dedication to upholding international standards in combating money laundering and terrorism financing, as outlined in a press release by the Presidency of the Republic....

20. Ministry unveils 'What Do I Vote' service for voter convenience

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-unveils-what-do-i-vote-service-for-voter-convenience

In a significant development, the Ministry of Interior launched its pioneering electronic service, ''What Do I Vote,'' yesterday....

21. Government unveils ambitious housing strategy, Minister Ioannou reveals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-unveils-ambitious-housing-strategy-minister-ioannou-reveals

The government has set the people and their servicing without undue inconvenience at the core of its policies, Minister of the Interior Constantinos Ioannou said on Tuesday, adding the Ministry is working on issuing of public documents the Civil Registry Department. ...

22. Syrian population in Cyprus now at around 30,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-population-in-cyprus-now-at-around-30-000

Approximately 30,000 Syrians currently reside in the Republic of Cyprus, either under subsidiary protection status or illegally, according to data from the Ministry of Interior. ...

23. 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......

24. 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......

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. Cyprus implements ''Plan B'' to curb surge in Syrian refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-implements-plan-b-to-curb-surge-in-syrian-refugees

Cyprus has taken decisive action to manage the increasing flow of Syrian refugees seeking asylum, according to reliable sources. ...

27. European elections add twist to Cyprus polls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-elections-add-twist-to-cyprus-polls

On June 9, Cyprus goes to the polls in the most complicated elections in its history as the European elections and the local government elections are held in parallel, following the reform passed by the Parliament....

28. EU's new migration pact gains Cyprus approval

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-new-migration-pact-gains-cyprus-approval

The new Migration and Asylum Pact, the European Parliament approved on Wednesday, is ''an important step'' Cyprus’ Interior Ministry says in a statement, released on Thursday....

29. Cyprus Fire Service policy sparks concerns among lawmakers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fire-service-policy-sparks-concerns-among-lawmakers

The recent implementation of a new policy by the Fire Service of Cyprus regarding premises control has ignited discussions within the Parliamentary Committee on Energy, Commerce, Industry, and Tourism. ...

30. Construction at Cape Greco Monastery marches on despite Municipal opposition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/construction-at-cape-greco-monastery-marches-on-despite-municipal-opposition

After facing criticism for inaction over the construction of a monastery in the Natura area of Cape Greco, Mayor Christos Zannetos of Ayia Napa addressed the situation before the Parliamentary Environment Committee....

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