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1. 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....

2. US investment and educational opportunities rise in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-investment-and-educational-opportunities-rise-in-cyprus

The recent meeting between Cypriot Foreign Minister Konstantinos Kompos and US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken has underscored the strong and growing ties between Cyprus and the United States......

3. Ministry takes action against illegal dumping sites fueling fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-takes-action-against-illegal-dumping-sites-fueling-fires

The big fire in Paphos has exposed some major issues: not only were the firefighting resources inadequate, but it also showed the government's long-standing negligence regarding illegal fires. ...

4. Fire rages out of control, illegal garbage dump possible cause (pics)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fire-rages-out-of-control-illegal-garbage-dump-possible-cause-pics

A fire that broke out around 12:39 on Tuesday afternoon between the communities of Psathi and Polemi in Paphos is still raging out of control, and has spread to the communities of Kourtaka,...

5. Cyprus adds six new firefighting aircraft to its arsenal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adds-six-new-firefighting-aircraft-to-its-arsenal

Cyprus has enhanced its firefighting capabilities with the addition of six new aircraft, announced the Department of Forests of the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development, and Environment on Tuesday....

6. Concerns rise over potential voting issues in June 9 elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/concerns-rise-over-potential-voting-issues-in-june-9-elections

As the double election on June 9 approaches, concerns are growing about a potential increase in blank and invalid ballots, as well as significant voter abstention....

7. Israeli settler defies US sanctions, gains community aid to access frozen funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-settler-defies-us-sanctions-gains-community-aid-to-access-frozen-funds

For weeks after being sanctioned by the United States, Yinon Levi struggled to pay the bills, living at his farming outpost atop a hill in the occupied West Bank. But the Israeli settler’s problems didn’t last....

8. MED9 ministers align on crisis strategies for agriculture

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/med9-ministers-align-on-crisis-strategies-for-agriculture

The Agriculture Ministers of the MED9 group called for enhancement and promotion of crisis measures in the context of the Common Agricultural Policy......

9. New study links Ozempic to 20% reduced heart attack risk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-study-links-ozempic-to-20-reduced-heart-attack-risk

Ozempic could dramatically reduce the risk of heart attacks and stroke, a new study indicates....

10. No jurors chosen yet in senator Menendez’s corruption trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-jurors-chosen-yet-in-senator-menendez-s-corruption-trial

Jury selection began in the corruption trial of U.S. Senator Robert Menendez on Monday, with a judge excusing dozens of prospective jurors in a case that could affect the Democrat's political future and the makeup of the U.S. Senate....

11. Uncovering transparency issues in public contracts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uncovering-transparency-issues-in-public-contracts

The uproar surrounding a revitalizing project on the outskirts of Nicosia, the capital, is just a drop in the bucket compared to the broader issues plaguing certain contracting firms and the administration overseeing public contracts....

12. Cyprus football's new horizon with privately owned stadiums

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-football-s-new-horizon-with-privately-owned-stadiums

The era we find ourselves in appears to signify the beginning of significant change in the professional league, reminiscent of historical shifts that brought......

13. EU Commission President affirms support for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commission-president-affirms-support-for-cyprus

In a recent interview commemorating the 20th anniversary of the 2004 enlargement of the EU, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen spoke to Kathimerini reporter Geroger Kakouris and expressed unwavering support for Cyprus in its ongoing issues, emphasizing the EU's solidarity with the country. ...

14. Macron declares ''Europe is mortal,'' calls for unity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/macron-declares-europe-is-mortal-calls-for-unity

The 27-country bloc needs to urgently rethink its defence and economic models to not fall behind its rivals, the French leader said. ...

15. Cyprus aid corridor not enough for Gaza, UN warns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-aid-corridor-not-enough-for-gaza-un-warns

The Cyprus maritime corridor provides for additionality of humanitarian aid to Gaza, but can never be a substitute for delivery by land, UN Senior Humanitarian and Reconstruction Coordinator for Gaza, Sigrid Kaag said briefing the UN Security Council on the situation in the region on Thursday....

16. UK Prime Minister confirms delay in Rwanda deportation flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-prime-minister-confirms-delay-in-rwanda-deportation-flights

The Rwanda deportation scheme will not begin until the summer, Rishi Sunak admitted on Monday, acknowledging a further delay to the policy even as MPs and peers began debating it for the final time....

17. Cyprus struggles as 70% of green power goes to waste

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-struggles-as-70-of-green-power-goes-to-waste

In a pivotal discussion held yesterday by the Parliamentary Committee on Energy, Trade, Industry, and Tourism, the pressing issue of energy storage from renewable sources and hydrogen took center stage....

18. Workplace harassment hits 1 in 3, EU report finds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/workplace-harassment-hits-1-in-3-eu-report-finds

A third of sexual harassment occurs in the workplace, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides said at an event organised by Cyprus Workers......

19. UAE pledges $15 million for Cyprus-Gaza maritime aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uae-pledges-$15-million-for-cyprus-gaza-maritime-aid

The United Arab Emirates announced the allocation of USD 15 million in support of the ''Amalthea Fund,'' which the Republic of Cyprus announced to support the maritime corridor initiative between Cyprus and the Gaza Strip....

20. 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....

21. EU's passage of migration pact shrouded in controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-passage-of-migration-pact-shrouded-in-controversy

A ''Historic'' moment for Europe, as the Migration and Asylum Pact was approved by the plenary session of the European Parliament a few hours ago....

22. Cyprus President returns from Lebanon with promises fulfilled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-returns-from-lebanon-with-promises-fulfilled

President Nikos Christodoulides' whirlwind journey to Beirut has drawn to a close, yet the true test of its impact lies on the horizon, amidst the waves. ...

23. Lebanon to Cyprus: $3000 per person for the deadly journey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lebanon-to-cyprus-$3000-per-person-for-the-deadly-journey

The security authorities of the Republic were not oblivious to the presence of networks smuggling illegal immigrants westwards through Cyprus, ...

24. EU reform proposals spark concern among small states

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-reform-proposals-spark-concern-among-small-states

Germany and France are pushing for significant reforms within the European Union, including the abolition of unanimous decision-making and a reduction in the number of Commissioners....

25. The FBI in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-fbi-in-cyprus

By enlisting the help of the FBI – as announced recently – Cyprus is making an effort to deal with the problem of corruption that has been a blight on the country’s reputation for so many years....

26. Audit uncovers mismanagement in Cyprus' public health system

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/audit-uncovers-mismanagement-in-cyprus-public-health-system

In a damning revelation, Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides unveiled alarming mismanagement within Cyprus' public health sector, particularly in its flagship National Health System (GESY). ...

27. US sanctions Cyprus-based entity for Russian sanctions evasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/us-sanctions-cyprus-based-entity-for-russian-sanctions-evasion

The US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced sanctions on Monday against thirteen entities and two individuals, including one based in Cyprus, ...

28. European Commission flags trade risks for Cyprus economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-commission-flags-trade-risks-for-cyprus-economy

The Cypriot economy is on a sound footing due to solid economic growth and declining inflation, but its high integration with EU and non-EU economies make geopolitical and trade tensions......

29. Vasilikos: Fragile peace amidst delays and disputes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vasilikos-fragile-peace-amidst-delays-and-disputes

According to a report by Kathimerini's Apostolos Tomaras, Energy Minister George Papanastasiou's recent meeting with a top executive of China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Co. Ltd., the parent company overseeing the Vasilikos energy projects,...

30. EC dispatches team to strengthen Gaza aid effort

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-dispatches-team-to-strengthen-gaza-aid-effort

The European Commission has so far sent five officials to Cyprus, in the context of its operational support to the maritime humanitarian corridor to Gaza initiative, a spokesperson said on Wednesday....

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