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1. Permits granted for 7,000 highly skilled workers from 3rd countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/permits-granted-for-7-000-highly-skilled-workers-from-3rd-countries

The policy of granting tax incentives to foreign technology companies is yielding results, Invest Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency Chairman Evgenios Evgeniou said, stressing that 7,000 work permits have been approved this year for highly skilled individuals who chose to work in Cyprus....

2. Locals still object to barbed wire around divided Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-keep-objecting-to-barbed-wire-around-divided-nicosia

New video footage shows barbed wire tossed aside in east Nicosia, with local media following the story after locals west of the capital demonstrated over the weekend against a controversial government fence aimed at keeping irregular migrants at bay...

3. Sinkhole nearly swallows pickup truck in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sinkhole-nearly-swallows-pickup-truck-in-paphos

A large sinkhole swallowed a pickup truck in a rural area of Paphos on Tuesday, with reports pointing to water erosion caused by a pipeline months after a historic overflow at the country’s fourth largest dam...

4. Cyprus greenlights island's first crematory

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greenlights-island-s-first-crematory

A funeral home in Cyprus has obtained a permit to build the country’s first cremation facility, years after legislation paved the way despite strong resistance from the Orthodox church...

5. Crucial countdown as Cyprus moves to block Lone Star

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crucial-countdown-as-cyprus-moves-to-block-lone-star

Private equity firm Lone Star has until Friday to submit a binding offer to buy the Bank of Cyprus, but the island’s largest financial institution could be out of reach as the House is expected one day earlier to vote on a bill that would authorize the government to block a hostile takeover on security grounds...

6. COVID: Over 1,100 people receive 4th vaccine dose in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-over-1-100-people-receive-4th-vaccine-dose-in-cyprus

A total of 1,119 persons have so far received the 4th COVID vaccine dose, since September 20, deputy director of nursing services Evagoras Tambouris told the Cyprus News Agency....

7. Cyprus Voice for Animals to hold protest at Presidential Palace on Oct 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cyprus-voice-for-animals-to-hold-protest-at-presidential-palace-on-oct-1st

Cyprus Voice for Animals will be holding a demonstration in front of the presidential palace on Saturday, October 1st. The animal welfare organization is calling on the government to train and empower the Animal Police in Cyprus so that they can strictly enforce animal welfare laws that are already in place....

8. SBA judge slams criminal justice system in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sba-judge-slams-criminal-justice-system-in-cyprus

A resident judge on the British Bases in Cyprus, who recently denied a removal request for two suspects in connection with an ongoing fake cocaine investigation, took the time in his remarks to issue a far-reaching indictment against the maladies of the Greek Cypriot criminal justice system...

9. ECOMMBX celebrates its 5th birthday with its new partner CITI

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ecommbx-celebrates-its-5th-birthday-with-its-new-partner-citi

On 22 September, ECOMMBX, a progressive Electronic Money Institution in Cyprus, celebrated its 5th year in business. ...

10. ECOMMBX opens new horizons enabled by its new banking agreement with Citi

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ecommbx-opens-new-horizons-enabled-by-its-new-banking-agreement-with-citi

ECOMMBX, a progressive Electronic Money Institution based in Nicosia, proudly announces that it has concluded a correspondent banking agreement with Citi, the world’s most global bank. This new collaboration delivers a range of benefits for both ECOMMBX as well as Cyprus, as a jurisdiction....

11. Limassol school mom takes law into own hands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-school-mom-takes-law-into-own-hands

A woman in Limassol is being accused of assaulting a male high schooler in broad daylight, with media reports sowing confusion as to whether her teen daughter was also an aggressor in the incident or a victim of ongoing bullying that the school was unable to handle...

12. Cyprus highly innovative compared to other EU countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-highly-innovative-compared-to-other-eu-countries

Cyprus has achieved the biggest improvement in the field of innovation at the European level since 2015, according to the annual report of the European Innovation Scoreboard 2022 of the European Commission....

13. Anastasiades scrutiny grows after Zakharova tease

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-scrutiny-grows-after-zakharova-tease

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades’ cold shoulder to his Russian counterpart in New York is back in the news after Moscow’s spokeswoman poked fun at western leaders, claiming officials from big EU countries have been discretely requesting meetings while dissuading others in the bloc from sitting down for a chat...

14. Helmetless biker dies in Larnaca violent crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/helmetless-biker-dies-in-violent-crash

A young biker was killed in a violent crash in Larnaca district on Saturday when his high-powered motorcycle veered off the road outside Kalavasos, with police asking members of the public to share any information about the incident...

15. Ryanair says low-cost travel now in the past

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ryanair-says-low-cost-travel-now-in-the-past

The previously known ultra-low-cost flag carrier, Ryanair, has announced it will increase ticket prices to Austria moderately, mainly due to inflation....

16. Ask WiRE Index: Apartments lead the way in sale and rent price hikes in Q2

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ask-wire-index-apartments-lead-the-way-in-sale-and-rent-price-hikes-in-q2

Ask WiRE, a company combining real estate know-how with technology has published its Q2 2022 edition of the Ask WiRE Index for property sale and rental values. The Ask WiRE Index covers all districts and main property types, with values from Q4 2009....

17. EY Cyprus to present findings of 2nd ΕΥ Attractiveness Survey at Cyprus Attractiveness Forum: Investment Realized on 25 October

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-cyprus-to-present-findings-of-2nd-ey-attractiveness-survey-at-cyprus-attractiveness-forum-investment-realized-on-25-october

EY Cyprus is proud to present the findings of the second edition of the EY Attractiveness Survey Cyprus 2022, during its flagship event, Cyprus Attractiveness Forum: Investment Realized 2022 on 25 October 2022 at Parklane Hotel, Limassol....

18. Cypriot president criticized for snubbing Lavrov

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-criticized-for-snubbing-lavrov

A Nicosia professor says Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades’ decision to snub Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the last minute was 'unwise' and a 'missed opportunity' after hearing the government spokesperson on state radio citing guidelines from Brussels...

19. Nouris: More foreign companies setting up shop in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/nouris-more-foreign-companies-setting-up-shop-in-cyprus

The adoption of the New Strategy for Attracting Business and Talent has led to an impressive increase in interest from foreign companies to establish their presence in Cyprus, ...

20. Op-ed: A cat has nine lives. So does the Cyprus property market.

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-a-cat-has-nine-lives-so-does-the-cyprus-property-market

Where is the Cyprus property market heading? I have been asked this question countless times over the past three months, primarily from foreign investors who are trying to appreciate how the rise in inflation, increase in interest rates, and war in Ukraine is affecting local market dynamics....

21. Officials fear retaliation after school incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-fear-retaliation-after-school-incident

School officials in a racially diverse community in Paphos say they fear retaliation from student groups, following an incident that made headlines after a teenager’s parents told police their son was assaulted during recess...

22. Gun report adds new twist in Azeri case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gun-report-adds-new-twist-in-azeri-case

The Azeri suspect in a contentious thwarted plot against Israelis in Cyprus has admitted some charges essentially throwing a curve ball at the prosecution, with the defense raising serious questions over murder-for-hire conspiracy and terrorism accusations...

23. Showers and strong winds coming

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/showers-and-strong-winds-coming

Weak low pressure is affecting the region. Tonight, there will be intermittent increasing clouds, and isolated showers are possible along the east coast. ...

24. Lawyer in soldier’s death cover-up issues ultimatum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/attorney-in-soldier-s-death-cover-up-issues-ultimatum

The lawyer for the family of a soldier, who was strangled to death in 2005 during his mandatory army service, has given the state’s attorney general ten days to hand over an independent report or face legal action...

25. Erdogan calls on world to open up to Turkish Cypriots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-calls-on-world-to-open-up-to-turkish-cypriots

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on the international community to stop imposing sanctions on northern Cyprus, saying Ankara’s unheeded calls for cooperation showed “who supports provocation and conflict and who supports peace and stability” in the region...

26. 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....

27. Cyprus calls on Turkey-bound ship to rescue refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-calls-turkey-bound-ship-to-rescue-stranded-refugees

Cypriot authorities say weather conditions did not allow some 300 refugees stranded at sea to be transported to the island, with officials calling on another ship nearby that picked up everyone on board and took them to Turkey...

28. Spotty afternoon rain this week in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spotty-afternoon-rain-this-week-in-cyprus

Afternoon rain is expected to dominate Cypriot skies this week with a drop in temperature taking place just before the weekend...

29. Queen Elizabeth's funeral: The 'last hurrah' for Britain's longest reigning monarch

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/queen-elizabeth-s-funeral-the-last-hurrah-for-britain-s-longest-reigning-monarch

Elizabeth's ceremony and procession to be broadcast globally, with events expected to last nearly 12 hours...

30. Racial undertones as Ukrainian knife-wielding suspect arraigned

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/racial-undertones-as-ukrainian-knife-wielding-suspect-arraigned

A Ukrainian woman accused of carrying out a knife attack against Russians who were celebrating their national flag day last month is facing multiple charges with some references alluding to hate crimes...

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