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1. Mandatory malpractice insurance now required for all doctors in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/mandatory-malpractice-insurance-now-required-for-all-doctors-in-cyprus

A new law passed by the House of Representatives has made malpractice insurance mandatory for all practicing doctors in Cyprus. This legislation requires doctors registered in the Medical Register, as well as medical companies, to maintain an active insurance contract against civil liability for professional negligence....

2. Parliament reduces traffic light violation fines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliament-reduces-traffic-light-violation-fines

Parliament unanimously passed a law reducing some out-of-court fines for traffic light violations, a measure largely prompted by the widespread use of photoelectric cameras in cities....

3. Transport minister Vafeades calls for fair climate laws in shipping

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transport-minister-vafeades-calls-for-fair-climate-laws-in-shipping

Transport Minister Alexis Vafeades spoke of the need to prevent the side effects of legislation to tackle climate change on the shipping sector and ports, during discussions in the Transport Council of the EU held on Tuesday in Luxembourg....

4. Stranded abroad? Here's what airlines must provide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stranded-abroad-here-s-what-airlines-must-provide

Flight cancellations and lengthy delays are the primary issues frustrating travelers, according to Trade and Industry Officer Anastasia Stylianides. Addressing these concerns, Stylianides also clarified the rights of passengers when their flights are canceled....

5. Countries must create greenspaces by 2050, according to new EU law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/countries-must-create-greenspaces-by-2050-according-to-new-eu-law

The European Union has approved a new law aimed at restoring nature across its member countries, according to a report by Kathimerini's Alexandra Voudouri. ...

6. Ayia Napa Mayor faces trial for alleged forgery and fraud

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-mayor-faces-trial-for-alleged-forgery-and-fraud

Re-elected Mayor of Ayia Napa, Christos Zanettou, is set to appear before the Criminal Appeals Court. ...

7. Cyprus prepares for major local government reform

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-prepares-for-major-local-government-reform

The June 9 elections mark the final step before the significant milestone on July 1, 2024, when a new local government structure will be established in Cyprus, Apostolos Tomaras reports. ...

8. Voter turnout reaches 38.6% by 3pm this afternoon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/voter-turnout-reaches-38-6-by-3pm-this-afternoon

Voter turnout for the elections reached 38.6% of the registered electorate by 3 p.m. local time, Chief Returning Officer Elikkos Elia announced. This translates to 269,727 individuals casting their votes so far....

9. USA: WSJ op-ed claims Biden is losing competency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-wsj-op-ed-claims-biden-is-losing-competency

White House officials and President Biden's allies launched a vigorous defense against The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday after the outlet published a report suggesting the president is showing signs of cognitive decline in private meetings....

10. New banknotes featuring King Charles released in the UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-banknotes-featuring-king-charles-released-in-the-uk

Banknotes bearing the portrait of King Charles III have been released into circulation for the first time today. ...

11. Migrants in Cyprus buffer zone reach 27

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrants-in-cyprus-buffer-zone-reach-27

Thirteen migrants - including unaccompanied children - are in the buffer zone, in addition to the fourteen who have been staying in tents in the area between Aglantzia and Geri for the past two weeks, bringing their total number to twenty seven....

12. Turkey grapples with stray dog crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-grapples-with-stray-dog-crisis

Dogs rush over and greet Nilgul Sayar when she arrives by car to feed them in the countryside near Istanbul, one of many Turks with affection for Turkey’s estimated four million stray dogs, whose fate now lies in the government’s hands....

13. Gaps in scooter legislation spark safety concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gaps-in-scooter-legislation-spark-safety-concerns

In the aftermath of a recent accident involving a journalist and an electric scooter, safety concerns regarding these vehicles are under scrutiny....

14. Philip Morris Cyprus opens its new flagship offices in Nicosia, advocating for a smoke-free Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/philip-morris-cyprus-opens-its-new-flagship-offices-in-nicosia-advocating-for-a-smoke-free-cyprus

Philip Morris Cyprus has set an ambitious goal to make Cyprus the first smoke-free country in Europe, as announced by the company's General Manager Mr. Stavros Dracularakos at an event celebrating the opening of its new offices in Nicosia....

15. Parliament cancels smart meter contract to save EU funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliament-cancels-smart-meter-contract-to-save-eu-funds

The Cypriot Parliament has unanimously accepted the President's referral of a law passed on April 25 that exempts innovative small and medium-sized......

16. Combatting money laundering: Insights from Katerina Sikioti Charalambaki

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/combatting-money-laundering-insights-from-katerina-sikioti-charalambaki

Money laundering poses a significant threat to the EU's economy and society, with organized crime generating revenues of at least €139 billion annually, as emphasized by Katerina Sikioti Charalambaki, a professor and lawyer at the High Court of Justice....

17. Biden approves over $1 billion in arms for Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-approves-over-$1-billion-in-arms-for-israel

The Biden administration has told key lawmakers it would send more than $1 billion in additional arms and ammunition to Israel......

18. AKEL MP calls for probe into First Lady's social support fund

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akel-mp-calls-for-probe-into-first-lady-s-social-support-fund

AKEL MP Christos Christofides has called upon the Auditor General to investigate the management of the Independent Social Support Body overseen by Philippa Karseras, the First Lady....

19. FT: TikTok leads fight against fake videos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ft-tiktok-leads-fight-against-fake-videos

TikTok is pioneering a new approach to combat the spread of disinformation and deepfakes on social media platforms. In a move to enhance transparency...

20. USA: Bipartisan bill aims to end US arms embargo on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-bipartisan-bill-aims-to-end-us-arms-embargo-on-cyprus

In a bipartisan effort, four Greek American members of the House of Representatives introduced a bill on Wednesday aimed at lifting the US arms embargo on Cyprus and abolishing the annual renewal requirement....

21. EAC chairman George Petrou dives into energy storage advancements

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eac-chairman-george-petrou-dives-into-energy-storage-advancements

George Petrou, the newly appointed chairman of the Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC), faces a daunting task as he takes the helm during a turbulent......

22. MP Neofytou proposes €11,000 immediate payout for solidarity fund recipients

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mp-neofytou-proposes-11-000-immediate-payout-for-solidarity-fund-recipients

Democratic Rally MP Averof Neophytou has unveiled a groundbreaking initiative aimed at alleviating financial burdens for beneficiaries of the Solidarity Fund....

23. Senate approves $95 billion war aid package for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senate-approves-$95-billion-war-aid-package-for-ukraine-israel-and-taiwan

The Senate has passed $95bn (£76.2bn) in war aid to Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan after months of delays and rows - with Joe Biden set to sign the legislation later....

24. President Christodoulides spearheads healthcare reform in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-christodoulides-spearheads-healthcare-reform-in-cyprus

Τhe President of the Republic, Nikos Christodoulides, announced "bold reforms" in the health sector, while addressing on Monday an event for the European Patients' Rights Day, organised by the Cyprus Federation of Patients’ Associations (CyFPA) at the Presidential Palace. ...

25. Interior Ministry's review: 41% of objections approved

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-ministry-s-review-41-of-objections-approved

Out of the 3,560 objections submitted and examined by the District Officers, 1,461 objections were approved or 41%, while 2,099 objections......

26. Cyprus government under fire for multiple pension issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-government-under-fire-for-multiple-pension-issue

The ongoing debate over multiple pensions for former and current state officials has taken center stage in Cyprus, with the government facing criticism from political parties and the Audit Office....

27. Reduced VAT for homebuyers within 12 months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reduced-vat-for-homebuyers-within-12-months

The parliament has passed a law enabling beneficiaries to apply for a reduced 5% VAT rate within a year of acquiring a residence....

28. EU acts against Russian-owned companies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-acts-against-russian-owned-companies

The European Commission released guidelines on the implementation of the new article 5r of Council Regulation 833/2014 of the 12th package of restrictive......

29. EU Parliament votes for clearer labels on breakfast foods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-parliament-votes-for-clearer-labels-on-breakfast-foods

In a move aimed at empowering consumers and promoting healthier choices, the European Parliament has greenlit updated regulations governing breakfast staples such as honey, fruit juice, jam, and marmalades....

30. Construction at Cape Greco Monastery marches on despite Municipal opposition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/construction-at-cape-greco-monastery-marches-on-despite-municipal-opposition

After facing criticism for inaction over the construction of a monastery in the Natura area of Cape Greco, Mayor Christos Zannetos of Ayia Napa addressed the situation before the Parliamentary Environment Committee....

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