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1. Trump asks oil execs for $1B to undo enviro rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-asks-oil-execs-for-$1b-to-undo-enviro-rules

Former President Donald Trump has made bold promises to overturn dozens of environmental regulations and laws implemented by the Biden administration during a meeting with top executives of American oil companies....

2. Syrian population in Cyprus now at around 30,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-population-in-cyprus-now-at-around-30-000

Approximately 30,000 Syrians currently reside in the Republic of Cyprus, either under subsidiary protection status or illegally, according to data from the Ministry of Interior. ...

3. Turkish Official under fire for opposing NY resolution on Cyprus invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-official-under-fire-for-opposing-ny-resolution-on-cyprus-invasion

The Turkish Consul-General in New York, Reyhan Özgür, is facing criticism after sending a letter opposing a resolution about Turkey's invasion of Cyprus....

4. 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...

5. Cyprus faces dilemma as EU puts Turkey's wishes first

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-faces-dilemma-as-eu-puts-turkey-s-wishes-first

On Monday, behind the scenes in Brussels, an agreement was reached and sealed in the evening at the diplomatic level on Euro-Turkish relations....

6. Is Jack Straw's position the way forward?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/is-jack-straw-s-position-the-way-forward

In an opinion piece on Politico's website, Jack Straw, a former UK Foreign Minister (2001-2006) and Labour MP from 1979 to 2015, shared his thoughts on Cyprus joining the European Union in 2004, the EU's Inter-Governmental Conference (IGC), and how to solve the Cyprus issue. In summary, he argued that Cyprus should not have joined the EU in 2004 without resolving the Cyprus problem first. ...

7. Police raid Eva Kaili’s properties in Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-raid-eva-kaili-s-properties-in-athens

Greek and Belgian authorities raided three properties connected to Eva Kaili in Athens, Greek police told Politico...

8. Debate on fuel from north misfires ahead of protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/debate-on-fuel-from-north-misfires-ahead-of-protest

Greek Cypriot gas station owners are livid with government officials who told the public it is not illegal to buy Turkish Cypriot gasoline, sparking a chaotic debate on Tuesday as protesting fuel dealers move to block motorists from entering the north...

9. Kaili to go home after denying all charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kaili-to-go-home-after-denying-all-charges

Greek MEP Eva Kaili, the former European Parliament vice president accused of corruption, is said to be released from custody while still facing charges, with her lawyers saying he would not admit to crimes she did not commit...

10. Kaili lawyer stunned as MEP’s partner walks free

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kaili-lawyer-stunned-as-mep-s-partner-walks-free

The defense for Greek MEP Eva Kaili is raising hell after Belgian authorities released her partner in an ongoing corruption investigation, with one of her lawyers accusing Belgium’s criminal justice of operating against European legal culture...

11. Panzeri to be let off after agreeing to name names

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/panzeri-to-be-let-off-after-agreeing-to-name-names

Belgium’s federal prosecutor said on Tuesday that former Italian member of the European Parliament Pier Antonio Panzeri agreed to work with Belgian authorities over a cash-for-influence corruption scandal in exchange for a reduced sentence...

12. Trendsetter company buys Cyprus’ most expensive property

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trendsetter-company-buys-cyprus-most-expensive-property

The most expensive piece of real estate in Cyprus is off the market, following news that a global trading platform will buy the stunning beachfront property after a decade-long presence on the island...

13. The fall

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-fall

The tale of Eva Kaili is a metaphor for the glitzy, quick ascent to power in politics and the ultimate fall from grace brought on by dishonesty. After all, a corrupt politician is one who has been bribed by the state or a private individual....

14. Missing link in Qatargate broached in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/missing-link-in-qatargate-broached-in-cyprus

A lawmaker and transparency advocate in Cyprus is calling on a Cypriot MEP to clarify earlier comments about his Greek colleague Eva Kaili, who remains in custody in connection with a corruption probe in the European parliament...

15. Kaili’s lawyer drops hint about Italian job

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kaili-s-lawyer-drops-hint-about-italian-job

There is conflicting information about a corruption investigation in the European Parliament following the arrest of a Greek former VP, with media reports speculating she was being detained in connection with Qatar while her lawyer is pointing the finger squarely at her Italian fellow suspects including her male partner...

16. MEP Eva Kaili fires back from jail cell

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mep-eva-kaili-fires-back-from-jail-cell

An attorney for EU lawmaker Eva Kaili, who is accused of being involved in an alleged bribery scandal involving a Gulf state, says money found in his client’s Brussels home did not belong to her, while a Cypriot MEP says he was troubled by her colleague’s stance towards Turkey’s ally Qatar...

17. EU lawmaker denies taking bribes from Qatar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-lawmaker-denies-taking-bribes-from-qatar

European Parliament Vice President Eva Kaili, a suspect in an investigation into money laundering and corruption at the parliament, has denied receiving money from Qatar, one of her lawyers said in Greece on Tuesday...

18. More EU Parliament offices raided in corruption probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-raid-more-eu-parliament-offices-in-corruption-probe

Belgian police conducted more raids at European Parliament offices Monday as the legislature’s president pledged to launch an internal investigation into corruption allegations and the bloc’s top official called for the creation of an EU-wide independent ethics body...

19. Steele dossier acquittal highlights missing link in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/steele-dossier-acquittal-points-to-missing-link-in-cyprus

A Russian analyst was acquitted this week of accusations he provided false information that triggered an FBI probe against Trump, but a major takeaway from the trial pointed to Cyprus being a missing link in the investigation after insufficient evidence about an alleged source of the infamous Steele Dossier was not properly vetted...

20. The US would act in an Aegean confrontation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-us-would-act-in-an-aegean-confrontation

It was the habit of American presidents to take their breakfast at the Willard Hotel back in the 1930s, just a block from the White House. The lobby would always be packed with people who wanted a few moments of their time to raise all sorts of issues – and thus lobbyists were born....

21. Talk of doing good rings hollow among global elite in Davos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-talk-of-doing-good-rings-hollow-among-global-elite-in-davos

If the rich don’t give a bit more today, they may have to give a lot more tomorrow. That was my conclusion from last week’s World Economic Forum in Davos....

22. House votes in favor of an independent commission to combat corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-votes-in-favor-of-an-independent-commission-to-combat-corruption

After drawn-out debates before the House of Representatives, parliamentarians on Thursday passed a law establishing an independent Authority against corruption as well as a law regulating political lobbying....

23. Who is Dr. Robert Malone and what is the controversy surrounding his statements on mRNA vaccines?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-is-dr-robert-malone-and-what-is-the-controversy-surrounding-his-statements-on-mrna-vaccines

Robert Malone, the self-proclaimed inventor of mRNA vaccines and a skeptic of the COVID-19 vaccines that use mRNA technology, has skyrocketed to celebrity status in recent months....

24. Cyprus dips toe into euthanasia debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-dips-toe-into-euthanasia-debate

Euthanasia in the Republic of Cyprus is forbidden by law but two women in parliament are more than ready to discuss the taboo of painless killing, a practice viewed by the Church as suicide or even murder...

25. 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.” ...

26. US to ease restrictions on fully vaccinated visitors from the EU and UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-to-ease-restrictions-on-fully-vaccinated-visitors-from-the-eu-and-uk

The United States plans to ease travel restrictions on visitors from the European Union and the United Kingdom starting in November, a person familiar with the matter told CNN Monday....

27. Menendez says two-state wrong for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menendez-says-two-state-wrong-for-cyprus

American Senator Bob Menendez, a longtime champion of Hellenic causes, said during his visit to the Republic of Cyprus that his goal was to see the last Turkish soldier leave the divided island...

28. Congress presses State on Turkey’s drone program

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/congress-presses-state-department-on-turkey-s-drone-program

Twenty-eight members of the House of Representatives, led by Congressmen David Cicilline of Rhode Island and Gus Bilirakis of Florida, wrote to Secretary of State Antony Blinken to '[express] concern over Turkey’s UAV program, which has destabilized multiple regions of the globe and threatens US interests, allies, and partners'...

29. Workers detained as hotel industry scrambles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/five-workers-detained-as-hotel-industry-scrambles

Five people in Paphos district were taken to a police station for questioning after immigration police officers raided a local hotel suspected of employing workers unlawfully...

30. Cyprus struggles to regulate lobbying

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-struggles-to-regulate-lobbying

Debate on a legislation proposal that would regulate lobbying in the Republic of Cyprus will continue next year, when parliamentary elections will be in full swing, after the justice ministry introduced amendments to reconcile transparency rules with realities of politicking on the island...

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