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1. Cyprus frets ‘pandoramonium’ overshadowing good work

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-frets-‘pandoramonium-overshadowing-good-work

The Cypriot finance ministry says a European Parliament resolution on Pandora Papers and subsequent criticism by local opposition is overshadowing the amount of good work that has been done on the island against illegal activities, as some parties are calling on the president to step down...

2. Electronic ankle bracelets in lieu of incarceration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/electronic-ankle-bracelets-in-lieu-of-incarceration

Stefi Drakou, Minister of Justice and Public Order, announced today that she is in favor of introducing legislation that allows the use of ankle bracelets to monitor prisoners in lieu of incarceration...

3. MEPs want Pandora audit for Anastasiades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meps-want-anastasiades-to-be-audited

A name-and-shame resolution approved by the European Parliament on Thursday pointed to Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and other leaders mentioned in the Pandora Papers, with calls on member states to carry out thorough investigations of alleged wrongdoing as well as close loopholes on offshore dealings...

4. Anastasiades Pandora reference hangs in the balance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-pandora-reference-hangs-in-the-balance

Intense debate dominates in corridors of the European Parliament this week on whether specific references to Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and other leaders should be included in a draft resolution that calls for investigation into politicians who have been linked to offshore dealings in the Pandora Papers...

5. 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...

6. NGO says refugee woman misled by agents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ngo-says-refugee-woman-misled-by-agents

A pro-migrant group in Cyprus is accusing officials of using dubious methods to pressure a Syrian woman refugee to withdraw her asylum application, including hiding a recent development that could reunite her family on the island more quickly...

7. Health Insurance Organization targeting abuses in GESY system

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-insurance-organization-targeting-abuses-in-gesy-system

The phenomena of abuses of the General Health System (GESS) that have emerged since its application, is one of the serious issues that concern the Health Insurance Organization (OAY)....

8. Cypriot minister picks tax battle on Twitter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-picks-tax-battle-on-twitter

Cypriot Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides lashed out at critics this weekend, saying his country was in favor of setting a global minimum tax for corporations despite not having signed on the dotted line...

9. Consumers warned of potential allergen in pork meatballs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/consumers-warned-of-potential-allergen-in-pork-meatballs

Consumers are being warned of a potential allergen in pork meatballs that are being sold at Foodsaver....

10. Is America really back?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/is-america-really-back

In a 1990 Atlantic Monthly piece, the most influential realist of a generation – John Mearsheimer – put forth a provocative title: “Why we will soon miss the Cold War.” ...

11. K. Treppides & Co Ltd: Renewed European finance strategy and implementation of the action plan on financing sustainable growth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/k-treppides-co-ltd-renewed-european-finance-strategy-and-implementation-of-the-action-plan-on-financing-sustainable-growth

The European Commission adopted on 21 April 2021, a comprehensive package of measures to help improve the flow of money towards financing the transition to a sustainable economy, whereas these measures will be instrumental in reaching climate and environmental targets as well as vital for economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

12. A duty to protect our fellow citizens living with HIV/AIDS

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aids

Mr. Hatzipandelas today welcomed the presentation of the results of the Pancyprian research on the psychological and social needs of people living with HIV / AIDS....

13. Erdogan says Turkey plans to buy more S400

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-says-turkey-plans-to-buy-more-s400

President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey still intended to buy a second batch of S-400 missile defense systems from Russia, a move that could deepen a rift with NATO ally Washington and trigger new US sanctions...

14. House approves overhaul in Cyprus’ power grid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-approves-overhaul-in-cyprus-power-grid

The Cyprus Transmission System Operator is calling on people and companies who wish to take part in the electricity market to register for training seminars, following the passage of legislation that aims to put an end to state monopoly after years of debate and EU warnings...

15. EU: A charger for all mobile phones - A blow to Apple

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/eu-a-charger-for-all-mobile-phones-a-blow-to-apple

The European Commission is pushing for a common charging port for mobile phones, tablets and headphones, ...

16. No more apologies: Inside Facebook's push to defend its image

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/no-more-apologies-inside-facebook-s-push-to-defend-its-image

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, signed off last month on a new initiative code-named Project Amplify....

17. 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....

18. Cop wannabe falls short but ID says otherwise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cop-wannabe-falls-short-but-her-id-says-otherwise

A female police applicant who was rejected for failing to meet minimum height requirements has won her case in the Supreme Court, after judges said a renewed ID card was 'new evidence' despite her height from head to toe still falling short during a physical exam...

19. Cyprus wants to cut red tape in fire response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-to-cut-red-tape-in-fire-response

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has instructed officials to look for ways to cut red tape in the prevention and handling of fires, following a devastating blaze that killed four workers and exposed lack of coordination between state and local authorities...

20. Legal defends blacked out passport report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-defends-blacked-out-passport-report

The Legal department in the Republic of Cyprus has issued its final report on golden passports, but its decision to include privacy issues as a reason to black out information has come under media scrutiny...

21. No concessions to Erdogan, says Bob Menendez

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-concessions-to-erdogan-says-bob-menendez

No concessions should be made to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan 'without a significant behavior change,' US Senator Bob Menendez, a Democrat and chairman of the powerful Senate Foreign Relations Committee, tells Kathimerini...

22. Cyprus to try hand at luxury camping

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-try-hand-at-luxury-camping

Cyprus’s tourism minister says there is great interest in Cyprus becoming a “glamping” destination, but laws need to be amended as luxury camping, a crossover between campgrounds and hotels, is not currently regulated in the Republic...

23. Cyprus enters dome of silence ahead of election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-enters-dome-of-silence-ahead-of-election

The campaign for the parliamentary elections of Sunday May 30 in Cyprus ends on Friday, with government officials handing over the ballot boxes and 600,000 ballots to the officers in charge of polling stations...

24. Legal battle heats up in golden passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-battle-heats-up-in-golden-passports

The top two chief law enforcers in the Republic of Cyprus are taking the parliament to court over a resolution, in which members called on the two officials to recuse themselves in the golden passport probe after raising conflict of interest issues...

25. Greengrocers declare ‘May Day’ in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greengrocers-declare-‘may-day-in-cyprus

Fruit and vegetable stores in the Republic of Cyprus stunned the public for being prepared to violate a government decree on labor day this Holy Saturday, but a bigger surprise came from supermarkets that plan to stay closed...

26. Biden says Armenian deaths were genocide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-says-wwi-armenian-deaths-were-genocide

US President Joe Biden kept a campaign promise on Saturday, saying massacres of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire constituted genocide, a move vehemently denounced by Turkey amid frayed ties between the two NATO allies...

27. 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'...

28. 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....

29. Islandwide rollout of 'pay as you throw' programme in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/islandwide-rollout-of-pay-as-you-throw-programme-in-2022

The ‘pay as you throw’ programme is expected to be rolled out across Cyprus next year, President Nicos Anastasiades said Wednesday....

30. Cyprus airports ready to welcome thousands of arrivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-airports-ready-to-welcome-thousands-of-arrivals

Cyprus airports are ready to welcome thousands of passengers and an increased number of flights as of mid-May, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said Wednesday....

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