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23 January, 2022
 

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1. House committee condemns sidelining of prison warden

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-committee-condemns-sidelining-of-prison-warden

There was an odd twist during a House committee hearing on Tuesday, after it emerged that the prison warden had been told to sit out a crucial part regarding ankle bracelet legislation, with members crying foul over the arrangement...

2. The City of London Is Hiding the World’s Stolen Money

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-city-of-london-is-hiding-the-world-s-stolen-money

In 1969, two years after the Cayman Islands, a British territory, passed its first law to allow secretive offshore trusts, an official government report struck an ominous note....

3. Minister warns House over crucial EU money

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-warns-house-over-crucial-eu-money

Cypriot Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides is calling on Parliament to approve structural reforms that come as a condition to the disbursement of over €1 billion from the EU’s Recovery and Resilience Fund...

4. Lockdown begins amid legal challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lockdown-begins-amid-legal-challenges

The Republic of Cyprus entered a two-week lockdown on Monday, the start of the Holy Week for the Greek Orthodox community, with critics crying foul over some measures including proof of vaccination...

5. Local gov reform heads for summer freeze

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/local-government-reform-heads-for-summer-freeze

Interior Minister Nikos Nouris has been asked by EU officials to give the rundown of the administration’s latest efforts in local government reform, just days after a proposal for a referendum was defeated by opposition parties that cried foul over the move...

6. Cop with covered badge number in hot water

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cop-with-covered-badge-number-in-hot-water

A member of an elite police unit is under investigation following reports that the ID number on his helmet had been covered during an operation at a protest in downtown Nicosia...

7. Cyprus unveils plan to tackle corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-unveils-plan-to-tackle-corruption

Cyprus’ fight against corruption is based on three pillars, President Anastasiades said Friday, announcing the eagerly-awaited steps the government will take in a bid to restore credibility to the Republic after its reputation was shattered by revelations of corruption through the nixed Citizenship-by-Investment Program (CIP)....

8. Cypriot president grateful for frontline heroes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-grateful-for-frontline-heroes

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades expressed his deep gratitude for 'heroes on the front line' in his New Year’s Eve address, adding that elected politicians 'owe to the people' to pass crucial reforms in the new year...

9. New court culture coming to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-court-culture-coming-to-cyprus

The president of the Cyprus Bar Association says justice reform is in the air in the Republic of Cyprus, after proposed rules on Civil Law Procedure were submitted on Thursday to the Supreme Court in hopes to introduce a new court culture on the island...

10. Justice Minister highlights government's efforts to fight corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/justice-minister-highlights-government-s-efforts-to-fight-corruption

The government of Cyprus is making continuous efforts to protect the country from corruption, justice minister Emily Yiolitis said Wednesday, noting that the government has undertaken a series of actions and pushed a bundle of new laws through the pipeline....

11. Justice Minister eager to see justice system reform make headway

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/justice-minister

Justice Minister Emily Yioliti proposed to the House legal committee on Wednesday the establishment of a working group, composed of representatives of parliamentary parties and the Cyprus Bar Association, for a discussion of positions regarding the direction of the impending justice system reform....

12. New Ministers of Justice and Defence sworn in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-justice-defence-ministers-sworn-in

The new Ministers of Justice and Defence, Emily Yiolitis and Charalambos Petrides, were sworn in at the Presidential Palace on Monday....

13. US bill calls for end to Russian military vessels refueling in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-bill-calls-for-end-of-russian-military-vessels-refueling-in-cyprus

The Eastern Mediterranean Security and Energy Partnership Act of 2019 would allow the U.S. to fully support the trilateral partnership of Israel, Greece, and Cyprus through energy and defense cooperation initiatives...

14. When necessity becomes history

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/when-necessity-becomes-history

15. IMF: Cyprus economic recovery gradually decelerating but remains strong

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/imf-cyprus-economic-recovery-gradually-decelerating-but-remains-strong

16. President appoints new Justice Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-appoints-new-justice-minister

17. EU vote across Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-vote-across-europe

18. Justice minister to step down over Mitseros case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/justice-minister-to-step-down-over-mitseros-case

Justice Minister Ionas Nicolaou tendered his resignation on Thursday over criticism aimed at the police for failing to investigate cases of foreign missing women, some of whom were murdered...

19. Our View: Auditor’s actions lack moral compass

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/our-view-auditor-s-actions-lack-moral-compass

20. Justice Minister: Cyprus to implement GRECO recommendations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/justice-minister-cyprus-to-implement-greco-recommendations

21. Attorney General speaks to Kathimerini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/attorney-general-speaks-to-kathimerini

22. Supreme Court President answers questions in Parliament

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-president-answers-questions-in-parliament

23. President Anastasiades presents his vision for a new model for the economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-anastasiades-presents-his-vision-for-a-new-model-for-the-economy

24. Fiscal Council: Construction sector growth will not continue indefinitely

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fiscal-council-construction-sector-growth-will-not-continue-indefinitely

25. Institutions are testing the resilience of Cypriot society

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/institutions-are-testing-the-resilience-of-cypriot-society

26. Light reshuffle seeks balance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/light-reshuffle-seeks-balance

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras gave his cabinet a light reshuffle on Tuesday, promoting certain close associates and bringing in some new faces while keeping key ministry posts untouched....

27. ESM warns Cypriot banks of quick fixes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/esm-warns-cypriot-banks-of-quick-fixes

The European Stability Mechanism warns Cyprus that despite a recent decline in non-performing loans (NPL), the banking sector remains vulnerable due to weak profitability and a still high NPL ratio...

28. On Athens visit, Juncker appears upbeat about Greek recovery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/on-athens-visit-juncker-appears-upbeat-about-greek-recovery

In a speech before Greece’s Parliament on Thursday, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker expressed optimism about Greece’s economic recovery and called on its European partners to honor pledges for debt relief....

29. Municipal police in the works

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/municipal-police-in-the-works

Ministers of Justice and the Interior are putting their heads together to draft legislation for accelerating the creation of a new Municipal Police. The new force will handle minor violations, such as illegal parking and smoking, thus relieving state police who have their hands full with serious offences such as speeding and drinking under the influence. ...

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