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1. Interview with Endy Zemenides

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interview-with-endy-zemenides

Ever since Joe Biden declared that Cyprus was a “strategic partner” of the United States, people have been trying to identify substance behind those words. There has been a similar search of what “best relations ever” between the U.S. and Greece means...

2. Substantive debate and ministers who listen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/substantive-debate-and-ministers-who-listen

All of the participants on the Committee for Public Administration need to be applauded for the outcome. The former minister of administrative reform in the SYRIZA government, Mariliza Xenogiannakopoulou, publicly lauded the stance of State Minister George Gerapetritis, stressing that he showed a very creative and positive mood. ...

3. Foreclosure legislation unconstitutional

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreclosure-legislation-unconstitutional

The latest piece of legislation on foreclosures which was approved last Friday is unconstitutional...

4. Lifeline as Parliament accepts President's referral

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lifeline-as-parliament-accepts-president-s-referral

The House of Representatives has heeded warnings voting to accept the President's referral of legislation that would have made it difficult for banks to recover mortgaged non-performing exposures...

5. Officials spot loopholes in medical cannabis law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-spot-loopholes-in-medical-cannabis-law

A number of provisions in the medical marijuana legislation were taken out prior to a vote, prompting officials to call for amendments to block doctors from prescribing cannabis without any limits...

6. Finance Committee seeks compromise on foreclosures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-committee-seeks-compromise-on-foreclosures

The House of Representatives Finance Committee meets on Friday to discuss proposals that would normalize the legislative framework on foreclosures...

7. Bishop probe ordered over gay comments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bishop-probe-ordered-over-gay-comments

The attorney general has ordered a probe into possible offences committed by Morphou Bishop Neophytos following controversial statements he made on homosexuality and other matter, while discussion about the debate is proving to be intense in the public domain...

8. Central Banker mulls bridging framework on foreclosures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/central-banker-mulls-bridging-framework-on-foreclosures

The Central Bank will present recommendations aimed at rectifying the foreclosure framework it was announced on Thursday...

9. Foreclosures: Parliament rejects President's referral

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreclosures-parliament-rejects-president-s-referral

The House of Representatives today rejected a presidential referral regarding a number of foreclosure legislation amendments. ...

10. Foreclosure legislation deemed unconstitutional

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreclosure-legislation-deemed-unconstitutional

Finance Minister Haris Georgiades said on Tuesday that "a legislative framework must be effective, it must not change frequently, in order to create a trustworthy framework that will enable us to manage this last remaining problem of non-performing loans.'' ...

11. The ‘public interest'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-‘public-interest

Greece can really take off. The economy has already reached its lowest point and is now poised for a spectacular rebound. The country’s human capital is unlimited in all sectors and for the first time in a long time we have a government that understands the notion of entrepreneurship and wants to move dynamically in the field of investments. ...

12. Trump says 'not fair' that U.S. can't sell F-35s to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-says-not-fair-that-u-s-can-t-sell-f-35s-to-turkey

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday it is “not fair” to either Turkey or the United States that Washington cannot sell Ankara billions of dollars worth of F-35 fighter jets after it bought a Russian air defense system...

13. David Harris: US closer to Greece, Cyprus, Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/david-harris-us-closer-to-greece-cyprus-israel

Washington recognizes Greece’s strategic value and reliability as an ally, attributes that only grow stronger as doubts deepen over Turkey’s stance, American Jewish Committee (AJC) CEO David Harris tells Kathimerini in an interview...

14. New law criminalizes sex buyer behaviour

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-law-criminalizes-sex-buyers

The House has passed a law criminalizing customers who pay for sex with trafficked women, while it rejected an amendment that would provide a legal recourse for defendants who use a plea of ignorance as their defence...

15. House debates 'sex buyer' legislation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-debates-buying-sex-legislation

Two proposals in parliament on the purchase of sexual services have taken politicians and the public by storm, with human trafficking and sexual abuse of minors in the backdrop...

16. Cyprus should not be on the list of countries not getting US arms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-should-not-be-on-the-list-of-countries-not-getting-us-arms

In 1987, the US Department of State placed the Republic of Cyprus on a list of countries to which sales and transfers of defense articles and services is prohibited under the International Trade in Arms Regulations (ITAR). ...

17. US Senate votes to lift Cyprus arms embargo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-senate-votes-to-lift-cyprus-arms-embargo

The US Senate on Thursday voted to lift a decades-old arms embargo against Cyprus and to cut Turkey off the American F-35 fighter jet program if it proceeds with the acquisition of the Russian S-400 missile defense system...

18. Amendments to Menendez Rubio bill 'unfortunate'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2-amendments-to-menendez-rubio-bill-unfortunate

President Nicos Anastasiades described on Thursday the amendments made to the bipartisan legislation of Robert Menendez and Senator Rubio on an updated United States strategy in the Eastern Mediterranean as ''unfortunate'' ...

19. Cabinet approves 25,000 free dog chips

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-25-000-free-dog-chips

The Cabinet approved a plan on Wednesday through which up to 25,000 dogs would get microchipped for free...

20. 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...

21. Warnings over new foreclosure legislation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/warnings-over-new-foreclosure-legislation

A total of five bills concerning a new foreclosure legislation are expected to be discussed on Thursday at a meeting of the House of Representatives Finance Committee...

22. US Senate Foreign Relations committee advances East Med Act

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-senate-foreign-relations-committee-advances-east-med-act

23. Cyprus on the right track to combat trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-the-right-track-to-combat-trafficking

A US report says the Republic of Cyprus fully meets the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking, while also offering recommendations for improving prosecution of criminals and offering assistance to victims...

24. Don’t mess with the US Congress

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/don-t-mess-with-the-us-congress

25. Competition authority actions ‘unfortunate and unnecessary’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/competition-authority-actions-‘unfortunate-and-unnecessary

26. Greek-American leaders: AKEL's Kyprianou wrong about US' east Med policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-american-leaders-akel-s-kyprianou-wrong-about-us-east-med-policy

27. EastMed Act to boost ties with 'real allies' says Menendez

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eastmed-act-to-boost-ties-with-real-allies-says-menendez

28. 35th PSEKA Conference to take place in Washington on June 4-6

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/35th-pseka-conference-to-take-place-in-washington-on-june-4-6

29. Foreigners left out of GESY registration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreigners-left-out-of-gesy-registration

Thousands of foreign nationals are unable to enroll in the General Healthcare System known as GESY set to be launched on Saturday, with reports pointing fingers at incompatible databases...

30. US Congressmen introduce bill that lifts arms embargo on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-congressmen-introduce-bill-that-lifts-arms-embargo-on-cyprus
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