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61. Greece joins 28 nations in recognizing same-sex families

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-joins-28-nations-in-recognizing-same-sex-families

In a groundbreaking move, Greece has joined over 37 nations in granting recognition and equal rights to families with same-sex parents....

62. Over 1,000 tons of discarded tires pile up across Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-1-000-tons-of-discarded-tires-pile-up-across-cyprus

Today, more than 1,000 tons of tires lie scattered in open spaces throughout Cyprus, posing a significant problem for the environment and public health....

63. Greece's parliament approves same-sex marriage rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-parliament-approves-same-sex-marriage-rights

Greece’s 300-member Parliament approved the bill granting same-sex couples equal rights in marriage in a roll call vote on Thursday night. The reform extends full parental rights to gay couples but will not allow for medically assisted reproduction through a surrogate. ...

64. Paphos mayor alleges ETEK negligence in SAPA fallout

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-mayor-alleges-etek-negligence-in-sapa-fallout

Fresh revelations have emerged in the ongoing SAPA scandal following intense scrutiny in the Parliamentary Committee on Institutions....

65. ''It will make the invisible, visible''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/it-will-make-the-invisible-visible

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday that a bill granting same-sex couples equal rights in marriage would make their families ''visible.''...

66. Akamas biodiversity under threat, EU commission acts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akamas-biodiversity-under-threat-eu-commission-acts

The European Parliament's Petitions Committee (PETI) remains vigilant regarding complaints about EU environmental legislation in Cyprus's Akamas region, following a recent debate in Brussels. ...

67. Did you know 'driving while tired' carries penalties and jail time?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/did-you-know-driving-while-tired-carries-penalties-and-jail-time

In a bid to enhance road safety, Cyprus has implemented rigorous penalties for specified traffic violations, shedding light on an often-overlooked offense – 'Driving While Tired.' ...

68. Thousands rallied in Athens against same-sex marriage bill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-rallied-in-athens-against-same-sex-marriage-bill

More than 1,500 protesters gathered in central Athens on Sunday to oppose legislation that would legalize same-sex marriage in Greece. The bill is set for a vote in parliament in days....

69. Cyprus proposes €700 fine for first-time illegal taxi services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-proposes-€700-fine-for-first-time-illegal-taxi-services

The Ministry of Transport, Communications, and Works has tabled a bill aimed at tackling the issue of passenger transport by unlicensed taxi drivers, proposing fines of €700 for first-time offenders and €1500 thereafter....

70. Meta CEO to receive $700M dividend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meta-ceo-to-receive-$700m-dividend

Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Meta, the parent company overseeing Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp, anticipates an annual dividend of $700 million (£549 million), according to recent announcements....

71. US senators grill social media CEOs over child safety concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-senators-grill-social-media-ceos-over-child-safety-concerns

In a heated session on Wednesday, U.S. senators confronted leaders of major social media companies, urging swift legislative action to address escalating threats of sexual predation targeting children on their platforms....

72. Government raises minimum wage to €1000, boosting income for 25,000 workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-raises-minimum-wage-to-€1000-boosting-income-for-25-000-workers

In a move aimed at bolstering the income of low-wage earners, the Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance has announced a significant rise in the National Minimum Wage, effective this January....

73. Government's bill to combat fan violence under scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-s-bill-to-combat-fan-violence-under-scrutiny

Further discussion between the Ministry of Justice and relevant stakeholders regarding the proposed law on tackling fan violence, presented to Parliament by the ministry on Wednesday, was deemed necessary during the session in the Parliament's Legal Committee....

74. Digital Citizen initiative for streamlined services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-s-digital-citizen-app-faces-glitches

President Nikos Christodoulides announced a series of policy actions aimed at improving citizens' daily lives and enhancing their overall quality of life, alongside legislative and other initiatives geared towards modernizing state structures and institutions....

75. Foreclosure fate tied to 'Mortgage-to-Rent' scheme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreclosure-fate-tied-to-mortgage-to-rent-scheme

Cyprus' parliament has given the green light to a groundbreaking law aimed at empowering homeowners and offering relief in the face of mortgage challenges....

76. Alphamega riots amplify football strife

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alphamega-riots-amplify-football-strife

The management of violence in stadiums hinges on the outcomes of the upcoming extraordinary CFA meeting this Friday, prompted by the recent turmoil at ''Alphamega''....

77. Cabinet reduces civil servants' sick leave days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-amendments-reducing-sick-leave-for-civil-servants

The Cabinet of Ministers, led by Finance Minister Makis Keravnos, has greenlit a significant amendment to regulations governing sick leave for civil servants....

78. Committee reviews proposal to limit benefits for former officials

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/committee-reviews-proposal-to-limit-benefits-for-former-officials

The Parliament's Institutional Committee has deliberated on a legislative proposal by MP Alexandra Attalides, suggesting a time limit of five years for certain benefits granted to former ...

79. Hooligans force suspension of Alphamega stadium match

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hooligans-force-suspension-of-alphamega-stadium-match

The events that unfolded on the evening of Wednesday, January 24, at Limassol's ''Alphamega'' stadium during the football match between Apollon and AEL have exposed the authorities as powerless....

80. Christodoulides links Turkish Cypriot rights violations to 1974 invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-links-turkish-cypriot-rights-violations-to-1974-invasion

Cypriot President Nikos Christodoulides addressed the Council of Europe's Parliamentary Assembly, emphasizing that any violation of Turkish Cypriot human rights ...

81. Breathalyzer protocol under scrutiny after scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/breathalyzer-protocol-under-scrutiny-after-scandal

Following the uproar sparked by Commissioner for Legislation Louiza Christodoulou Zannetou's incident of driving under the influence of alcohol, ...

82. Police to boost frontline presence and tackle organized crime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-to-boost-frontline-presence-and-tackle-organized-crime

Amid escalating concerns about a recent surge in crime, the police have unveiled a comprehensive set of measures designed to enhance public safety and tackle underlying structural issues within the force....

83. Commissioner Zannetou reveals details on alcohol test incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-zannetou-reveals-details-on-alcohol-test-incident

In a comprehensive statement released on Monday, Commissioner Louiza Christodoulidou Zannetou offered detailed insights into the recent controversy stemming from an alcohol test conducted on an official on January 11, 2024. ...

84. Police intensify probes into illicit sports-related activities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-intensify-probes-into-illicit-sports-related-activities

In response to a meeting at the Ministry of Justice and Public Order, the police announced immediate measures to prevent and tackle organized crime and violence in sports arenas....

85. Transport Minister clarifies airbag recalls and responsible parties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transport-minister-clarifies-airbag-recalls-and-responsible-parties

Minister of Transport, Mr. Alexis Vafeadis, delves into the complexities surrounding general vehicle recalls, shedding light on the responsibilities tied to European vehicles, imports from third countries, and the role of manufacturers' distributors....

86. Germany's model links retirement age to life expectancy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-s-model-links-retirement-age-to-life-expectancy

The consequences of an aging population have for many years been a headache for many countries, including Greece, and have provoked opposition from many politicians and public opinion,...

87. Parliament enacts law granting tax exemption on loan repayments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliament-enacts-law-granting-tax-exemption-on-loan-repayments

The House of Representatives has unanimously approved a law exempting individuals who sold real estate or transferred shares to repay Non-Servicing Loans from the 0.4% tax designated for the Central Equal Weight Sharing Agency...

88. Putin's move puts UK fish and chips at risk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-s-move-puts-uk-fish-and-chips-at-risk

In a potential crisis for fish and chip enthusiasts, Vladimir Putin's Russian government contemplates scrapping a long-standing agreement with the UK, raising concerns of food weaponization....

89. Church and far-right parties react to Greece's marriage equality proposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/church-and-far-right-parties-react-to-greece-s-marriage-equality-proposal

Marriage equality legislation has managed to rattle the entire spectrum of the political system in Greece’s conservative society, from the right to the left....

90. Commissioner: ''86 years before gender equality is achieved in Cyprus''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-86-years-before-gender-equality-is-achieved-in-cyprus

The European Commission has positioned Cyprus at 21st among the 27 member states concerning gender equality, revealed Josie Christodoulou, the Commissioner for Gender Equality. ...

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