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1. Cyprus airs migration grievances at divided Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-airs-migration-grievances-at-divided-europe

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris wants strong EU awareness on external borders to be shown in Cyprus as well, in remarks he made near the buffer zone on Sunday, just two days after the European Commission president signaled there would be no funding for barbed wire and walls...

2. State launches speed cameras again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-launches-speed-cameras-again

Law enforcement authorities in the Republic of Cyprus relaunched on Monday a number of mobile and fixed cameras to monitor traffic and catch violators, but fines through the controversial system won’t start being issued until January 1 next year...

3. Mistrust results in a rise in COVID cases in Eastern Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mistrust-results-in-a-rise-in-covid-cases-in-eastern-europe

Latvia imposed a new lockdown on Thursday, with hospitals in Bulgaria and Romania struggling to cope with an increase in patients with covid-19, while Poland is selling extra doses of vaccine....

4. Cyprus frets ‘pandoramonium’ overshadowing good work

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-frets-‘pandoramonium-overshadowing-good-work

The Cypriot finance ministry says a European Parliament resolution on Pandora Papers and subsequent criticism by local opposition is overshadowing the amount of good work that has been done on the island against illegal activities, as some parties are calling on the president to step down...

5. Electronic ankle bracelets in lieu of incarceration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/electronic-ankle-bracelets-in-lieu-of-incarceration

Stefi Drakou, Minister of Justice and Public Order, announced today that she is in favor of introducing legislation that allows the use of ankle bracelets to monitor prisoners in lieu of incarceration...

6. Limbo in a blue tent: African asylum-seekers stuck on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/limbo-in-a-blue-tent-african-asylum-seekers-stuck-on-cyprus

It seems a strange place to pitch a tent. Plump in the middle of the United Nations-patrolled buffer zone that has divided Cyprus along ethnic lines since 1974,...

7. Digital Agenda 2021 ends with a bang!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/digital-agenda-2021-ends-with-a-bang

The second and final day of Digital Agenda Cyprus was more impressive with speakers bringing together ideas, predictions and discussions about the future of technology and what to expect during the post-pandemic era....

8. Anastasiades Pandora reference hangs in the balance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-pandora-reference-hangs-in-the-balance

Intense debate dominates in corridors of the European Parliament this week on whether specific references to Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and other leaders should be included in a draft resolution that calls for investigation into politicians who have been linked to offshore dealings in the Pandora Papers...

9. House committee condemns sidelining of prison warden

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-committee-condemns-sidelining-of-prison-warden

There was an odd twist during a House committee hearing on Tuesday, after it emerged that the prison warden had been told to sit out a crucial part regarding ankle bracelet legislation, with members crying foul over the arrangement...

10. Cyprus, Egypt sign deal to speed up electricity grid linkage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-egypt-sign-deal-to-speed-up-electricity-grid-linkage

An undersea cable linking the electricity grids of Cyprus and Egypt could be key to helping both countries transition to a green economy ...

11. Cancer vaccines in two to three years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cancer-vaccines-in-two-to-three-years

Drs. Ugur Sahin and Ozlem Tureci are a very modest, perhaps even humble, scientist couple. ...

12. Greek-US relations take on a new level

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-us-relations-take-on-a-new-level

The renewal of the defense pact last week with the US further shields Greece from threats,...

13. Tatar speaks to Kathimerini: No ground for starting talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-speaks-to-kathimerini-no-ground-for-starting-talks

A year after he became the leader of the Turkish Cypriot community, Ersin Tatar gives a full interview to "K". ...

14. NGO says refugee woman misled by agents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ngo-says-refugee-woman-misled-by-agents

A pro-migrant group in Cyprus is accusing officials of using dubious methods to pressure a Syrian woman refugee to withdraw her asylum application, including hiding a recent development that could reunite her family on the island more quickly...

15. Asylum seekers arrested in Chloraka raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-arrested-in-chloraka-raid

Ten asylum seekers have been arrested in Paphos district according to local reports, citing a violation of an emergency law issued last December that bans international protection applicants from residing in Chloraka...

16. Lebanon: Explosions and shootings in Beirut with dead and wounded

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lebanon-explosions-and-shootings-in-beirut-with-dead-and-wounded

At least two large explosions were heard Thursday morning in the Lebanese capital Beirut,...

17. Cypriot AG says some civil servants unfit for the job

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-ag-says-some-civil-servants-unfit-for-the-job

Cyprus’ Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides ruffled some feathers this week when he told a House committee hearing that some leadership positions in the civil service were filled by people who were incompetent...

18. ‘A Dark Room’: excerpts from Alexis Papachelas’ forthcoming book

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/‘a-dark-room-excerpts-from-alexis-papachelas-forthcoming-book

“The nut, he went and did what we didn’t,” said Greek dictator Georgios Papadopoulos the morning of July 15, 1974 after he found out that Dimitris Ioannidis, the junta’s military police chief, had orchestrated a coup to overthrow Cyprus President Archbishop Makarios....

19. North clears new entrance in Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-clears-new-entrance-in-varosha

Dozens of Greek Cypriots from Varosha who were displaced in 1974 may be a step closer to returning to their homes, after Turkish Cypriot authorities in the north began clearing a new entrance to the ghost town, but the government in the south is urging caution with serious consequences to peace talks...

20. Man shoots people with bow and arrow in Norway

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-shoots-people-with-bow-and-arrow-in-norway

A man armed with a bow and arrow killed five people and wounded two others on Wednesday in Kongsberg, southwestern Norway, before being arrested....

21. Health Insurance Organization targeting abuses in GESY system

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-insurance-organization-targeting-abuses-in-gesy-system

The phenomena of abuses of the General Health System (GESS) that have emerged since its application, is one of the serious issues that concern the Health Insurance Organization (OAY)....

22. Cypriot minister picks tax battle on Twitter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-picks-tax-battle-on-twitter

Cypriot Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides lashed out at critics this weekend, saying his country was in favor of setting a global minimum tax for corporations despite not having signed on the dotted line...

23. Abandoned dogs need proper shelter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abandoned-dogs-need-a-shelter

The Animal Party of Cyprus and the Ecologists 'Movement - Citizens' Cooperation are calling on government officials to find an immediate solution for 150 dogs that will be left on the street due to the closure of a shelter Nicosia in which they are being housed. ...

24. Easing of COVID measures in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/easing-of-covid-measures-in-cyprus

COVID measures are beginning to ease in Cyprus....

25. Restaurants, theaters, cinemas in Greece to operate on full capacity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/restaurants-theaters-cinemas-to-operate-on-full-capacity-as-of-saturday

Restaurants, theaters and cinemas will be allowed to operate on full capacity as of Saturday,...

26. The vaccinated can roam free, well almost

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lifting-of-all-restrictions-in-greece

The Greek government has decided to abolish most restrictive measures for vaccinated individuals, including "red" zone areas, which is the highest alert on a scale measuring the incidence of coronavirus cases....

27. Azeri’s defense signals hell of a fight in court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/azeri-s-defense-signals-hell-of-a-fight-in-court

The defense team of an Azeri man in Cyprus, suspected in an alleged plot to assassinate Israelis on the island, has invoked its client’s right to a public trial, arguing it would be unfair to him and the court to allow insinuations of terrorism fueling a media frenzy...

28. New developments in the English School strike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/developments-in-the-english-school-dismissed-the-president-of-staff

Teachers, staff and students protested outside the English School after Myrto Hassapopoulou, president of ESSA (English School staff union), was dismissed by the school's management....

29. Cyprus won’t sign pact if EU doesn’t budge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-won-t-sign-pact-if-eu-doesn-t-budge

A letter to the Home Affairs commissioner sent by the MED5 ministers warns Brussels that front line states won’t sign the new pact on migration and asylum unless their demand for a 'balanced' agreement is met...

30. Cyprus puts foot down on migration talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-puts-foot-down-on-migration

The Republic of Cyprus is adding pressure on a pending agreement over an EU migration pact, with three proposals backed by MED5 countries aimed at airing their grievances against the bloc, a union that is going through a power struggle...

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