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1. European Commission launches new round of scholarships for the Turkish Cypriot community

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-commission-launches-new-round-of-scholarships-for-the-turkish-cypriot-community

The European Commission announced last week the launch of the EU Scholarship Programme for the Turkish Cypriot community for the Academic Year 2022/23 funded under the Aid Programme, which will award grants to approximately 140 Turkish Cypriot students, graduates and professionals....

2. Cyprus passes national whistleblower law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-passes-national-whistleblower-law

Cypriot lawmakers passed a consolidated bill on whistleblowing protections on Thursday after years of delays and EU pressure, with the new law aimed to shield employees from retaliation after speaking up against corruption...

3. Erdogan wants direct dialogue amid threats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-wants-direct-dialogue-amid-threats

Despite the declaration Thursday by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that he is ready for a direct dialogue with Greece, the message conveyed by Ankara remains contradictory given the harsh language aimed at President Katerina Sakellaropoulou by the Turkish Foreign Ministry Thursday and continued overflights by fighter jets in the Aegean....

4. COVID-19: French president says he wants to 'p*** off' people who refuse vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-french-president-says-he-wants-to-p-off-people-who-refuse-vaccine

French President Emmanuel Macron said he wants to "p*** off" people who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 - and warned he plans to make life harder for those who refuse to get jabbed....

5. How can banks use smart automation to improve customer service?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/how-can-banks-use-smart-automation-to-improve-customer-service

In all industries, there are often many tasks that require the attention of employees, but do not fully utilize their skills, such as archiving, entering data or replying to a routine email....

6. The age of avatar meetings is just around the corner (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-age-of-avatar-meetings-is-just-around-the-corner-video

Video meetings could look very different in the near future, according to Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates....

7. End of an era: Merkel bows out after 16 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/end-of-an-era-germany-s-merkel-bows-out-after-16-years

Angela Merkel was assured of a place in the history books as soon as she became Germany’s first female chancellor on Nov. 22, 2005...

8. Family in fear wants Corey to recover back home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/family-in-fear-wants-corey-back-home

The mother of basketball player Corey Manigault, who was brutally attacked outside a nightclub in Nicosia last month, says she is concerned about her son’s safety and treatment in Cyprus, with reports saying plans were set in motion to get him back to the States...

9. Hundreds gather at GSP to attend a Papal Holy Mass (Images/Video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hundreds-gather-at-gsp-to-attend-a-papal-holy-mass-images-video

Pope Francis arrived at GSP stadium to the cheers of hundreds of people who came from far and wide to attend the Holy Mass held today at 10 am....

10. Student protest against north turns sour

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/student-protest-against-north-turns-sour

A high school protest condemning the anniversary of the Turkish Cypriot unilateral declaration ended up with Greek Cypriot students pitted against each other, with reports saying offensive words were exchanged along with items tossed including lemons...

11. Erdogan files lawsuit against Greek newspaper

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-files-lawsuit-against-greek-newspaper

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has filed a lawsuit against Greek daily newspaper Dimokratia at a prosecutor’s office in Ankara,...

12. Einstein’s scary secret: bizarre stories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/einstein-s-scary-secret-bizarre-stories

Eleven bizarre tales that will blow your mind. ‘Einstein’s scary secret: bizarre stories’ by Andreas Kapandreou is definitely a page turner. It'll keep you on the edge of your seat while you delve into stories of the occult, metaphysics, parapsychology and the uncanny. ...

13. Less red tape for asylum seekers but no new options

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/less-red-tape-for-asylum-seekers-but-no-new-options

Labor minister Zeta Emilianidou says her office has simplified paperwork for the hiring of asylum seekers, but the country's chamber of commerce says cutting red tape and shuffling less paper does not solve staff shortages in fields that are still inaccessible to those applicants...

14. Zara Home’s online store in Cyprus goes live today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/zara-home-s-online-store-in-cyprus-goes-live-today

Zara Home launches online sales in Cyprus today. With this launch, Zara Home is marking a new milestone in the steady expansion of its fully integrated store and online model across the universe of markets in which the Inditex Group does business....

15. Social media enabling destruction of democracy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/social-media-enabling-destruction-of-democracy

“It’s the enabler of the destruction of democracy. It’s the enabler of the destruction of the facts,” says the Filipino Nobel Laureate Maria Ressa...

16. Popular web-based culture series augurs new viewership era for Cypriot talent

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/popular-web-based-culture-series-augurs-new-viewership-era-for-cypriot-talent

Founded by media, TV and film veteran, Paul Lambis, amid the perfect storm of the 2020 Cyprus lockdowns, the popular lifestyle and entertainment web show CULTURESCOPE has defied the odds to be powering through its second season....

17. New medical degree offered in English

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/new-medical-degree-offered-in-english

The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki’s School of Medicine opened its doors on Monday to 60 foreign students who have signed up for its newly fledged English-language undergraduate program....

18. Greece is more secure with Biden as president

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-is-more-secure-with-biden-as-president

US Senator Bob Menendez is one of Greece and Cyprus’ greatest supporters and he exerts considerable power and influence in the foreign policy arena....

19. Book with Ataturk reference pulled after false move

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/book-with-ataturk-reference-pulled-after-false-move

The education ministry in the Republic of Cyprus is temporarily suspending the use of a high school workbook, following backlash over an urgent email calling on English teachers to rip out a page about Kemal Ataturk, with Nicosia on the defence after Turkey and Turkish Cypriots landed hard on the decision...

20. Man with hoe tells party to keep it down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-with-hoe-tells-party-to-keep-it-down

A man in Paphos was briefly detained on Sunday after he reportedly grabbed a garden hoe and walked into a backyard birthday party to demand that music be turned down...

21. Nicosia, Ankara worlds apart over resolution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-and-ankara-worlds-apart-over-resolution

Nicosia has welcomed a Security Council resolution that renewed the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Cyprus and also delved into other aspects of the Cyprus Problem, with Ankara crying foul and saying the UN violated its own rules...

22. Nicosia scores points on UNFICYP draft

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-scores-points-on-unficyp-draft

Nicosia scored a diplomatic victory on Wednesday on an UNFICYP draft resolution, after members of the Security Council asked to retain narrow language on a federal solution and remove references suggesting a federal framework could be room for finding common ground...

23. Nicosia okay with latest UNSC draft on Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-okay-with-latest-unsc-draft-on-varosha

Nicosia appeared to be at ease on Thursday night after a draft statement on Varosha, expected to be adopted by UN Security Council members on Friday afternoon, was said to 'condemn' recent announcements by Turkish and Turkish Cypriot leaders regarding the island’s ghost town...

24. NSO denies knowledge of hacked list in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nso-denies-knowledge-of-hacked-list-in-cyprus

Israel-based NSO Group is pointing the finger at customers who may misuse its Pegasus surveillance software, following reports that a list hacked in Cyprus contained thousands of mobile phone numbers believed to have been be targeted by the proprietary malware to spy on journalists and activists around the globe...

25. Cyprus wants strong UNSC response on Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-strong-unsc-response-on-varosha

The UN Security Council is scheduled to tackle Varosha on Thursday, after the Republic of Cyprus requested closed consultations to take place following a Turkish Cypriot announcement to reopen part of the ghost town in the north, a move heavily criticized by Greek Cypriots in the south...

26. Cyprus rolls out ‘jab discount’ for hotel stays

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rolls-out-‘jab-discount-for-hotel-stays

Lodging businesses in the Republic of Cyprus have until Friday to apply for a state subsidy that would partially fund hotel stays for vacationers who got the vaccine or the state has a record of their recovery from COVID...

27. Biden and Putin take center stage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-and-putin-take-center-stage

US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin decided at a 'pragmatic' first summit on Wednesday to hold arms control and cyber-security talks and return their respective ambassadors, while agreeing to differ on other issues...

28. Text blunder adds to vaccination confusion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/text-blunder-adds-to-vaccination-confusion

Dozens of people showed up to get a vaccine in Limassol on Monday after thousands of appointments had been canceled or rescheduled due to a nurse strike, but some people insist they had received a text reminder in the morning asking them to proceed with the appointment...

29. Cyprus reopens checkpoints in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reopens-checkpoints-in-buffer-zone

Barricades in downtown Nicosia’s checkpoint were removed Friday as Cyprus’ two communities north and south agreed to ease movement restrictions imposed during the COVID pandemic...

30. Athens irked over Cavusoglu’s minority tweet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-irked-over-cavusoglu-s-minority-tweet

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Sunday began his trip to Greece, with a tweet about an unofficial visit to the northeastern province of Thrace prompting angry reactions from Athens...

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