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1. World Bank to assist in Akamas tourism development

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-bank-to-assist-in-akamas-tourism-development

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Costas Kadis and the Deputy Minister of Tourism, Savvas Perdios, met with representatives of the World Bank, on Thursday, in order to formulate a tourism strategy for Akamas....

2. Critics say Cyprus' helmet law is a backward step

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critics-say-helmet-law-in-cyprus-is-a-backward-step

Bicycle advocates say a new law in Cyprus that requires cyclists to wear helmets on the road is not the right answer, arguing an austere approach does not make things safer but could result to other problems including unintended consequences...

3. Elections: The political 'crash test' in Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elections-the-political-crash-test-in-brussels

In the interim between the two rounds of presidential elections, EU leaders will convene in Brussels for an extraordinary European Council on migration management and ensuring Europe's economic competitiveness. ...

4. Cyprus ranks high in use of electronic cigarettes and hookahs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ranks-high-in-use-of-electronic-cigarettes-and-hookahs

The Cyprus National Addictions Authority (CNAA) participates in a European citizen's initiative for a smoke-free environment and the first European smoke-free generation by 2030, CNAA President, Dr. Christos Mina announced, during a press conference, on Monday....

5. Averof received funds from Russian oligarchs, says Nikolas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/averof received-funds-from-russian-oligarchs-says-nikolas

Phedonas Phedonos has mentioned Averof Neofytou in relation to his complaint about Russian oligarchs financing a candidate, says DIKO President Nikolas Papadopoulos....

6. Cyprus police probe abortion incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-probe-abortion-incident

Police are investigating a suspected felony after a woman in Paphos, who aborted a pregnancy, declined a request by doctors to remain in the hospital...

7. Pope declares being gay a 'sin' but not a 'crime'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-declares-being-gay-a-sin-but-not-a-crime

Pope Francis has declared homosexuality a 'sin' but not a 'crime' as he branded laws that criminalize gay people 'unjust'....

8. Forced sterilization loophole in Cyprus raises eyebrows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/forced-sterilization-loophole-in-cyprus-raises-eyebrows

A woman in Cyprus has been made sterile without her consent, with reports saying people who live with intellectual disability and other disorders often “get fixed” through forced sterilization by power of attorney...

9. Migration: Nikos Christodoulides can and wants to deal with it

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/migration-nikos-christodoulides-can-and-wants-to-deal-with-it

One of the biggest and most serious problems Cyprus faces now, and one of the biggest challenges, is the issue of migration. Our country must deal with disproportionate flows of migrants, both in relation to its size and resources and in relation to its population....

10. Tech companies calling for employee naturalizations after 5 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/tech-companies-calling-for-employee-naturalizations-after-5-years

Following the 2023 Presidential Elections and the resumption of the meetings of the House of Representatives, ICT companies will begin "pushing" for the right to apply for naturalization after 5 years of residence and work in the Republic of Cyprus,...

11. Debate: The disagreements, the tensions and what united the candidates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/debate-the-disagreements-the-tensions-and-what-united-the-candidates

The RIK debate on Thursday night (19/01) ended with disagreements, tensions, and characterization among the participants, who included Averof Neophytou, Nikos Christodoulides, Andreas Mavroyiannis, and Christos Christou. ...

12. EU: Increase of hazardous waste disposal since 2004

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-increase-of-hazardous-waste-disposal-since-2004

Despite EU action to reduce its waste output, the amount of hazardous waste generated in the European Union has continued to increase since 2004 according to the findings of a review published by the European Court of Auditors....

13. Cyprus under international scrutiny for sanctions on Russian oligarchs - (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-under-international-scrutiny-for-sanctions-on-russian-oligarchs-video

Regarding the levying of sanctions against Russian oligarchs due to the conflict in Ukraine, Cyprus is being closely watched on a global scale....

14. Cyprus to coordinate EU's electronic health record system

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-coordinate-eu-s-electronic-health-record-system

Cyprus, through the National eHealth Authority (NEHA), is taking on a coordinating role in defining an electronic health record at the European Union level,...

15. Ten hotels in Cyprus, Malta, and Greece replace single-use plastics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ten-hotels-in-cyprus-malta-and-greece-replace-single-use-plastics

Ten tourist accommodations in Cyprus, Greece, and Malta participated in a pilot project that saw the implementation of these solutions....

16. Israelis applying for French citizenship skyrocketed after November elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israelis-applying-for-french-citizenship-skyrocketed-after-november-elections

Following the November elections, which saw the installation of the country's most right-wing and religious government to date, the French embassy in Israel saw a 13 percent increase in applications for citizenship....

17. Official ballot for 1st round of Presidential elections unveiled today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/official-ballot-for-1st-round-of-presidential-elections-unveiled-today

Chief Returning Officer Costas Constantinou presented on Tuesday the ballot for the first round of the Presidential Elections that will take place on February 5th, 2023. The ballot includes 14 presidential candidates....

18. What consumers should lookout for as January sales begin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/what-consumers-should-lookout-for as-january-sales begin

The Ministry of Commerce is intensifying its market checks due to the January sales, especially in clothing and footwear stores. At the same time, consumers are urged to be informed of their rights and to be particularly careful about cases of misleading advertisements....

19. Lowest number of road deaths recorded in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lowest-number-of-road-deaths-recorded-in-2022

The Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works announced that 2022 was the year with the lowest number of road fatalities (37) with a decrease of 17.8%% compared to 2021....

20. Cypriot transport minister vows to fix traffic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-transport-minister-vows-to-fix-traffic

Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos says the traffic congestion problem in Cyprus can be significantly addressed or even resolved with the implementation of a plan involving various measures and initiatives...

21. Greeks and Turks square off over Aegean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greeks-and-turks-square-off-over-aegean-flights

US calls to deescalate tension in the Aegean fell on deaf ears as NATO allies Greece and Turkey continued to trade accusations during Christmas, with Ankara accusing Athens of harassing Turkish aircraft and the Greek prime minister talking about a troublemaker neighbor...

22. Drug squad chief vindicated but not squeaky clean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-squad-chief-vindicated-but-not-squeaky-clean

An independent probe found no evidence of corruption against Cyprus’ drug squad chief, with the prison warden who accused him of illegal activities to undermine her demanding a transfer to another position...

23. Scotland: Children as young as 15 can begin process of changing their gender

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scotland-children-as-young-as-15-can-begin-process-of-changing-their-gender

Teenagers as young as 15 will be able to begin the process of legally changing their sex after MSPs blocked a last-ditch bid to exclude children from Nicola Sturgeon’s transgender reforms....

24. Predator probe focuses on suspicious SMS from US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/predator-probe-focuses-on-suspicious-sms-from-us

Two Greek prosecutors investigating all allegations of illegal electronic surveillance of dozens of individuals in Greece have submitted a request to US authorities for judicial assistance...

25. The Belgian wheel is in motion...

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-belgian-wheel-is-in-motion

Many Cypriots live in a state of frustration. How did Belgian authorities respond decisively to the well-known case, while the island's law enforcement took two weeks to visit Syllouris?...

26. Calculating tax revenue for the passport program is challenging

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/calculating-tax-revenue-for-the-passport-program-is-challenging

It is impossible to estimate and link the amount of government revenue from the CIP to the individuals covered by it....

27. Qatargate: Kaili's partner confesses and names names

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/qatargate-kaili-s-partner-confesses-and-names-names

Eva Kaili's husband, Francesco Giorgi, admitted his involvement in the Qatargate scandal, according to Le Soir and La Repubblica....

28. TikTok to be outlawed on US government-owned devices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tiktok-to-be-outlawed-on-us-government-owned-devices

The US Senate late on Wednesday passed by voice vote a bill to bar federal employees from using the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok on government-owned devices....

29. MEP Eva Kaili fires back from jail cell

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mep-eva-kaili-fires-back-from-jail-cell

An attorney for EU lawmaker Eva Kaili, who is accused of being involved in an alleged bribery scandal involving a Gulf state, says money found in his client’s Brussels home did not belong to her, while a Cypriot MEP says he was troubled by her colleague’s stance towards Turkey’s ally Qatar...

30. Sex education becomes law after President signs bill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sex-education-becomes-law-after-president-signs-bill

Today, the President of the Republic went on to sign the sex education legislation that was approved by the Parliament....

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