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1. FT: The Bank of Cyprus/Lone Star deal is not just about price

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ft-the-bank-of-cyprus-lone-star-deal-is-not-just-about-price

Cyprus has attracted a different sort of visitor recently. US buyout group Lone Star has taken an interest in Bank of Cyprus, the island nation’s largest lender....

2. Only PDO halloumi available in the market from today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/only-pdo-halloumi-available-in-the-market-from-today

As of today, inspectors from the Ministry of Agriculture have started inspections in supermarkets and store refrigerators to remove non-PDO branded halloumi products....

3. Employing Turkish Cypriots in ROC can play a key role in reunification

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/employing-turkish-cypriots-in-roc-can-play-a-key-role-in-reunification

In a letter to Nicosia, the European Commission is calling for the upgrading of skills and the promotion of Turkish Cypriots in specific sectors of employment in the Republic of Cyprus, hoping that such a development will create a win-win situation....

4. Turkey threatens Cyprus and East Med security over arms issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-threatens-cyprus-and-east-med-security-over-arms-issue

Turkey has threatened Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean and condemned the United States after the US decided to lift an arms embargo on Cyprus....

5. US lifts embargo on Cyprus but with Russian caveat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-lifts-embargo-on-cyprus-but-with-russian-caveat

Washington says it will go all the way in lifting an arms embargo on the Republic of Cyprus starting next month, but defense trade restrictions could be reapplied at any time if Nicosia fails to implement certain steps against Russia...

6. Non-PDO halloumi being sold off at deeply discounted prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/non-pdo-halloumi-being-sold-off-at-deeply-discounted-prices

Many supermarket chains and stores that sell halloumi are offering deep discounts on singular or bulk sales of the cheese. These are clearly those products that do not fall within the PDO specifications and are not labeled accordingly....

7. Mario Nava: 'Energy can strengthen the connection between the two communities'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mario-nava-energy-can-strengthen-the-connection-between-the-two-communities

In an interview with Kathimerini, Mario Nava touches on a number of issues with regard to the Cyprus Problem, including how trade between the two communities is the only answer to smuggling, the progress in the implementation of the Halloumi case and the role of the EU in future Cyprus talks....

8. Proposed marriage act aims to fix divorce in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/proposed-marriage-act-aims-to-fix-divorce-in-cyprus

The government in the Republic of Cyprus is reviving attempts to reform marriage law, with legislation proposals aiming to modernize divorce proceedings, eliminate outdated laws, and prevent child marriages that could violate statutory rape laws...

9. Europe Direct Centre to provide information on grant and funding opportunities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-direct-centre-to-provide-information-on-grant-and-funding-opportunities

The only bi-communal Europe Direct Centre in Cyprus starts its operation in the Ledra Palace Area on the 8th of September....

10. Price of halloumi will increase under PDO category

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/price-of-halloumi-will-increase-under-pdo-category

The Minister of Agriculture, Costas Kadis, expressed his satisfaction with the production of halloumi so far as a Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) product....

11. AKEL calls out DISY on investor contributions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akel-calls-out-disy-on-investor-contributions

The second meeting of the Audit Committee, with the report of the Auditor General of the Republic on the Cyprus Investment Programme being the only item on the agenda, confirmed that the Golden Passports will be at the forefront of the opposition's election campaign. In an inkling of what's to come, AKEL seems to be leading the way in keeping corruption issues at the center of the opposition's discourse during this election season. ...

12. Cyprus' minimum wage set at 940 euros per month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-minimum-wage-set-at-940-euros-per-month

The Minister of Labour and Social Insurance, Kyriakos Kousios, announced the establishment of the National Minimum Wage after the meeting of the Council of Ministers, calling it a historic day for the welfare state....

13. 8-year-old in stable condition after dog attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/8-year-old-in-stable-condition-after-dog-attack

An 8-year-old boy is in stable condition after he was attacked by a stray dog this morning in the area of Agios Ioannis in Limassol....

14. Cyprus scrambles to block hostile bank takeover

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-to-block-hostile-takeover-of-bank

The government in the Republic of Cyprus is racing against the clock to arm itself with legal tools to prevent a takeover of the country’s biggest bank by an American private equity firm, which has until next month to submit a final offer that some shareholders may find hard to resist...

15. Turkey must behave as a NATO ally

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-turkey-must-behave-as-a-nato-ally

Senator Bob Menendez, chair of the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, calls for more steps to deepen the multidimensional relationship between Greece and the US, from defense and security to emerging technologies, the digital economy, the maritime industry and commercial shipping....

16. Interior Ministry aware passport applications did not meet criteria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-ministry-aware-passport-applications-did-not-meet-criteria

In the Audit Service's report on the naturalization program, references are made to the manner in which passports were granted, stressing that there were cases in which the Ministry was aware that there were applications that did not meet the criteria, characterizing its approval as illegal....

17. Unprecedented rise in dog abandonments this year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unprecedented-rise-in-dog-abandonments-this-year

Dog shelters in Cyprus are "filled to the brim", volunteers say, as they are daily called to take in abandoned dogs, while adoptions from the UK – where the majority of dogs go to – have plunged due to Brexit, the pandemic and the economic crisis....

18. Dad’s hurried deportation stirs debate in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dad-s-hurried-deportation-stirs-debate-in-cyprus

The hasty deportation of a detained man, whose wife and teenage son remain in Cyprus, has stirred up debate this week, bringing the child commissioner head to head with the state’s law enforcement authorities and even the interior minister himself...

19. Cyprus maintains low VAT and consumption tax on fuel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-maintains-low-vat-and-consumption-tax-on-fuel

Cyprus maintains a very low VAT rate and lower consumption taxes on fuel compared to Germany and other EU countries, Minister of Finance Constantinos Petrides notes in a written statement....

20. President signs controversial foreclosure law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-signs-controversial-foreclosure-law

A controversial foreclosure bill has been signed into law in the Republic of Cyprus over the objection of the country’s finance minister who accused lawmakers of populism...

21. Cypriot minister lashes out at ‘populist’ lawmakers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-lashes-out-at-‘populist-lawmakers

Cypriot Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides lashed out at lawmakers on Tuesday warning against “dangerous and unrestrained populism” after members snubbed a presidential veto on three crucial pieces of legislation...

22. Dutch are reducing waste by fixing broken objects with online local barter network

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dutch-are-reducing-waste-by-fixing-broken-objects-with-online-local-barter-network

Finding someone who can fix a broken piece of furniture, mend clothing, or repair a family treasure has become easier thanks to a new online platform....

23. K. Treppides & Co Ltd: Benefits in Kind

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/k-treppides-co-ltd-benefits-in-kind

There are a number of commercial benefits that come with registering the property in the name of a legal entity rather than as an individual e.g. for asset protection purposes as it provides protection against personal insolvency since a property that is in the name of a legal entity should not be affected should the individual becomes personally insolvent....

24. Europe agrees to compromise deal on gas rations as Russia squeezes supply

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-agrees-to-compromise-deal-on-gas-rations-as-russia-squeezes-supply

European Union governments agreed Tuesday to ration natural gas this winter to protect themselves against any further supply cuts by Russia as Moscow pursues its invasion of Ukraine....

25. European nations asked to immediately start rationing natural gas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-nations-asked-to-immediately-start-rationing-natural-gas

To avoid energy shortages that would stall economic growth and leave households cold in the winter as Russia weaponizes its gas exports, European countries should immediately start rationing use of the fuel, the European Commission said on Wednesday, and cut their use 15 percent until next spring....

26. Foreclosures suspended until the end of October 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/foreclosures-suspended-until-the-end-of-october-2022

The Cyprus Parliament on Thursday passed a bill suspending foreclosures until the end of October,...

27. Slashed tires slow down finance minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/slashed-tires-slow-down-finance-minister

The tires of a vehicle belonging to the Cypriot finance minister were slashed over weekend, with police saying they were investigating the incident...

28. Abortion debate spills over into Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abortion-debate-spills-over-into-cyprus

Officials in the Republic of Cyprus say sexual and reproductive rights of women on the island are being trampled in the absence of clear protocols, with access to abortion and long-term contraception being put on the line in the southern part...

29. Caged animal farming must end in EU, European Commission says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/caged-animal-farming-must-end-in-eu-european-commission-says

The European Commission said on Wednesday it would propose legislation to phase out caged farming of animals, after a citizens’ petition calling for the ban gathered more than one million signatures....

30. The bargain in Madrid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-bargain-in-madrid

Diplomacy is a marathon that never ends. That is why it is quite meaningless to celebrate or lament the outcome of a diplomatic round because it is just another round....

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