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1. Interim report on golden passports delivered

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interim-report-on-golden-passports-delivered

An interim report on the golden passport scandal in the Republic of Cyprus says just over half of citizenships granted by the executive branch were not approved lawfully...

2. Greek, Turkish ministers stand their ground

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-turkish-foreign-ministers-stand-their-ground

Greek and Turkish foreign ministers Nikos Dendias and Mevlut Cavusoglu hailed the relaunch of exploratory talks between Athens and Ankara and called for a de-escalation of tension, but both stood their ground on key issues dividing the two sides in an unusually frank press conference following their meeting in Ankara on Thursday...

3. Jiu Jitsu director says Cyprus losing out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jiu-jitsu-director-says-cyprus-losing-out

The director and producers of martial arts movie Jiu Jitsu sought audience with Cyprus’ finance minister this week over delayed cash rebate payments, with reports saying the film makers are also ticked off by an unflattering audit report on the country’s Olivewood scheme...

4. British rape accuser lost in translation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-rape-accuser-lost-in-translation

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has blocked an appeal request by the British teen’s defense team which sought to present two post-conviction sworn statements in Ayia Napa rape case, with the Judges siding with prosecutors who pointed fingers at the rape accuser’s behavior as well as one of her lawyer’s own words...

5. Self isolation travelers find SMS loophole

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/self-isolation-travelers-find-sms-loophole

Travelers to Cyprus including university students visiting home may be cheating the system, a local network reports, saying a loophole in the SMS system is being exploited by some people who ought to self-isolate for at least three days after landing on the island...

6. Gloves are off again over golden passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gloves-are-off-again-over-golden-passports

Cyprus’ auditor general told a House committee this week that the Cabinet used old rules to approve over two hundred golden passports after the cutoff date for an investigation ordered by the attorney general, who pushed back on the criticism saying there was 'no bottom to the abyss'...

7. Cyprus hurries to clean up company registry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hurries-to-clean-up-company-registry

Energy Minister Natasa Pilides has called on business stakeholders in Cyprus to embrace a new effort of recording and updating true information about beneficiaries of companies, saying a new digital registry that can bolster transparency on the island...

8. UK Minister talks Cyprus problem in Nicosia visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-minister-talks-cyprus-problem-in-nicosia-visit

The UK Foreign Minister for the European Neighbourhood Wendy Morton reiterated in a visit to Nicosia on Wednesday the UK’s full support of the upcoming UN talks on Cyprus. ...

9. IMF: Withdrawal of support measures should be gradual

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/imf-withdrawal-of-support-measures-should-be-gradual

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission met virtually with the Cypriot authorities from March 8–29, 2021 to discuss recent economic developments and policy priorities on the island. In an interview with Kathimerini Cyprus, IMF mission chief for Cyprus, Anita Tuladhar, said the longer the recovery period in sectors related to tourism, the greater the chance that permanent scars will remain in the economy of Cyprus. Tuladhar also noted the importance of state-sponsored programs to support the economy....

10. Cyprus Mines insolvency deal under scrutiny in US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-mines-insolvency-under-scrutiny-in-us

Cyprus Mines Corporation which filed for bankruptcy in the United States following hundreds of asbestos lawsuits has rejected accusations that a committee representing claimants was acting in bad faith, but lawyers representing victims are calling on a judge to rework a deal under intense scrutiny...

11. Cyprus updates risk-based travel list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/3-cyprus-updates-risk-based-travel-list

The Health Ministry’s epidemiological unit issued an updated risk-based classification of countries on Monday, with changes to come into effect on April 8....

12. EY Cyprus participated in the 4thCyprus International Tax Conference

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-cyprus-participated-in-the-4thcyprus-international-tax-conference

EY Cyprus has once again supported and participated in the 4thCyprus International Tax Conference, on Tuesday March 30th....

13. Adoption of halloumi PDO by mid-April, EC spokesperson says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/adoption-of-halloumi-pdo-by-mid-april-ec-spokesperson-says

The adoption and publication of halloumi and hellim as a Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) product is expected mid-April, Miriam Garcia Ferre, European Commission spokesperson for trade and agriculture said Tuesday....

14. Emotions run high as boy reunited with dad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/emotions-run-high-as-boy-reunited-with-dad

A US-born child was reunited with his dad in Limassol on Monday, ten days after the Supreme Court gave the Cypriot mother a deadline to comply with a court order, with the handover taking place four years after she flew him to the island unbeknownst to the father...

15. Cyprus to ease travel rules from April 1

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-ease-travel-rules-from-april-1

The Health Ministry’s epidemiological unit issued on Monday a modified risk-based classification of countries, with changes to come into effect on April 1....

16. Kids get less invasive nasal swab tests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kids-get-less-invasive-nasal-swab-tests

Rapid tests for kids including high school students will be less uncomfortable starting Monday, following a decision by health ministry officials amid criticism over discomfort experienced by youngsters during nasopharyngeal testing...

17. Sexual harassment case involving local politician referred to court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sexual-harassment-case-involving-local-politician-referred-to-court

A case involving the sexual harassment of a 32-year-old woman by a local politician will be referred to a Cyprus court next week as per the recommendation of the Attorney General....

18. Officers off the hook in serial killer probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-off-the-hook-in-serial-killer-probe

Senior law enforcement officials and frontline police officers named in a serial killer probe in Cyprus could be subject to disciplinary action but not criminal charges because of broader systemic failures and lack of evidence...

19. Cyprus rejects EU draft on Turkey which seeks to deepen trade ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rejects-eu-draft-on-turkey-which-seeks-to-deepen-trade-ties

Cyprus has rejected a draft prepared for a summit of EU leaders this week which seeks to deepen trade ties with Turkey, describing it as “totally unacceptable.” ...

20. Cyprus updates risk-based travel list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2-cyprus-updates-risk-based-travel-list

The Health Ministry’s epidemiological surveillance unit has re-evaluated the coronavirus risk-based classification of countries after the Cabinet agreed on an action plan last month for the resumption of flights and the reopening of Cyprus airports....

21. EY Academy of Learning & Development introduces a new Web-Based Learning initiative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-academy-of-learning-development-introduces-a-new-web-based-learning-initiative

EY Cyprus is proud to announce the launch of a new Web-Based Learning (WBL) initiative, an expansion of the offerings of the EY Academy of Learning and Development...

22. Cyprus says no to COVID home test kits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-says-no-to-covid-home-test-kits

The government in the Republic of Cyprus has approved access to home test kits for COVID-19, but the use of an antigen non-invasive test using saliva is not on the approved list per health ministry policy...

23. Minister points finger at north over barbwire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-points-finger-at-north-over-barbwire

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has fired back at critics in the north over the south’s decision to install barbwire near the UN buffer zone to halt illegal crossings, blaming the need for a fence on lack of action on the part of Turkish Cypriot authorities...

24. State drops big marriage fraud case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-drops-big-marriage-fraud-case

Police in Cyprus were distinctly furious this week after prosecutors dropped charges against nine suspects in a fake marriage case, with the Legal department arguing an amended law linking sham marriage to immigration violations was not retroactive...

25. Borrell: Cyprob solution must come from Cypriots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-cyprob-solution-must-come-from-cypriots-themselves

"The European Union fully supports the resumption of a settlement process under UN auspices, as soon as possible," and stands ready to provide whatever assistance both parties and the UN would find most useful, the EU’s Foreign Policy chief Josep Borrell said Thursday....

26. Ruling on boy’s return expected within days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ruling-on-boy-s-return-expected-within-days

The Supreme Court has delayed again its ruling on whether a young boy would join his father in New York as per Paphos court orders or continue to stay in Cyprus with his mother, who has been accused of child abduction but has an appeal pending...

27. Jehovah witness wins case against army

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jehovah-witness-wins-case-against-army

A man in the Republic of Cyprus has won an appeal against an army decision after military officers failed to prove they had acted impartially in his request for alternate military service due to religious convictions...

28. Akar: Turkey determined to defend rights across ‘Blue Homeland’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akar-turkey-determined-to-defend-rights-across-‘blue-homeland

Turkey is determined to defend its rights across the “Blue Homeland,” the country’s defense minister, Hulusi Akar, said Friday, invoking an expansionist doctrine that envisages Turkish control over the waters of the eastern Aegean and the northern Mediterranean....

29. Limassol cops shut down underground poker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-cops-shut-down-underground-poker

Over a dozen people were fined by police in Limassol for violating health laws after being caught red handed engaging in an illegal poker game during night curfew...

30. House Speaker says Parliament must 'raise its standards'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-speaker-says-parliament-must-raise-its-standards

House Speaker Adamos Adamou said that Parliament has an obligation to raise its standards and improve its image to the public, who are turning away from politics and politicians and especially Parliament....

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