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1. Why EVs are a flop in Cyprus … so far

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/why-evs-are-a-flop-in-cyprus-…-so-far

It's only a 150-kilometer drive across Cyprus; well below how far an average electric vehicle can drive on a single charge. Range anxiety — a major barrier in the shift to EVs — shouldn't be a thing....

2. Greece accuses EU of using Med countries like a refugee ‘parking lot’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-accuses-eu-of-using-med-countries-like-a-refugee-‘parking-lot

Greece on Monday urged the European Union to lift movement restrictions for refugees recognized by individual nations, accusing the bloc of applying a double standard when dealing with Ukrainians fleeing the war compared with the victims of other conflicts....

3. Kasoulides on Bloomberg: Cyprus concerned by Aegean Sea rhetoric (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kasoulides-on-bloomberg-cyprus-concerned-by-aegean-sea-rhetoric-video

Cyprus is wary of getting drawn into a potential conflict between Greece and Turkey as rhetoric between the countries intensifies, Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides said....

4. 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...

5. Iran: Protests continue for 10th night, at least 41 dead

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-protests-continue-for-10th-night-at-least-41-dead

Iranians have taken to the streets for a 10th consecutive night to protest against the death of Mahsa Amini in defiance of a warning from the judiciary....

6. Cyprus exceeded its 2022 targets for registration of electric vehicles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-exceeded-its-2022-targets-for-registration-of-electric-vehicles

Cyprus has exceeded its targets for 2022 in the registration of electric vehicles, Minister of Transport, Communications and Works Yiannis Karousos said on Monday, saying that we have actually reached 144% of the target....

7. Cyprus government working to promote LGBTQ+ rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-government-working-to-promote-lgbtq-rights

The government’s efforts to protect and further promote the rights of the LGBTQ+ group have gone from words to deeds, said Justice and Public Order Minister, Stephi Dracou during her speech at the 8th Pride Parade in Nicosia on Sunday....

8. Activists attacked during animal liberation protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/activists-attacked-during-animal-liberation-protest

Animal Party Cyprus is calling on Cypriot authorities to investigate an incident over the weekend after two animal rights activists said they were attacked by an unknown person during a peaceful demonstration in Nicosia...

9. EU flip flops on Russian coal after Cyprus cries foul

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-flip-flops-on-russian-coal-after-cyprus-cries-foul

The shipping industry in the Republic of Cyprus can breathe a sigh of relief after the European Commission eased sanctions against Russian coal, following objection from Nicosia that saw stricter guidelines as a direct blow to its competitive advantage...

10. Iran: Pro-regime marchers calling for execution of protesters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-pro-regime-marchers-calling-for-execution-of-protesters

State-organized demonstrations took place in several Iranian cities on Friday to counter anti-government protests triggered by the death of a woman in police custody, with some marchers calling for the execution of rioters....

11. Reduced excise tax on fuel extended until mid-January

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reduced-excise-tax-on-fuel-extended-until-mid-january

The Cyprus government extended the reduced excise duties on fuel until 15 January 2023 on Friday, in a bid to alleviate the effects of soaring inflation fuelled by the war in Ukraine, with the Finance Minister calling on Households and businesses to save energy as fiscal measures cannot tackle the problem of price hikes in its entirety....

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. Op-ed: Turkey singing the same old song

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-turkey-singing-the-same-old-song

In a letter dated June 5, 1963, and addressed to the elderly Turkish prime minister Ismet Inonu, US President Lyndon Johnson sought to avert a military invasion of Cyprus by threatening that in the case of a Soviet attack, the United States and NATO would not come to Ankara’s aid....

14. Building defense, innovation and a better future for our children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/building-defense-innovation-and-a-better-future-for-our-children

Candidates for the presidential elections that will take place in February 2023 continue their pre-election campaign with meetings, events and announcements on various issues....

15. COVID: 500 new cases reported in 288 schools in the past week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-500-new-cases-reported-in-288-schools-in-the-past-week

More than 500 new COVID-19 cases were reported in school units in the last week, creating small transmission chains, CNA has learned....

16. 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...

17. CNN journalist cancels interview with Iranian president when asked to wear headscarf

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cnn-journalist-cancels-interview-with-iranian-president-when-asked-to-wear-headscarf

CNN's Christiane Amanpour canceled an interview with the Iranian president after he asked her to wear a headscarf amid the civil unrest in Tehran....

18. Israel puts two states back on the table

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-puts-two-states-back-on-the-table

Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid called on Thursday for a two-state solution to decades of Israeli-Palestinian conflict and reasserted that Israel would do 'whatever it takes' to stop Iran from developing a nuclear bomb...

19. Council pulls plug on Cyprus' Titina Loizidou case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/council-pulls-plug-on-cyprus-titina-loizidou-case

The Council of Europe has tossed aside the Titina Loizidou case, a human rights political football between Turkey and Cyprus, with Nicosia noting its disappointment after some countries decided to pull the plug after many years...

20. The price increase of halloumi is justified, Minister of Agriculture says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-price-increase-of-halloumi-is-justified-minister-of-agriculture-says

The slight increase recorded in the price of the halloumi cheese is justified, Minister of Agriculture Costas Kadis said on Thursday....

21. 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...

22. Spain gave 'golden visa' to former Mexican president being investigated for corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spain-gave-golden-visa-to-former-mexican-president-being-investigated-for-corruption

The Spanish authorities have finally confirmed that the former Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, who is being investigated by Mexico’s attorney general’s office for alleged money laundering, illicit enrichment, and illegal international transfers, is a legal resident of the country....

23. 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, ...

24. 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...

25. Two Turkish banks suspend Russian Mir payments after U.S. sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-turkish-banks-suspend-russian-mir-payments-after-u-s-sanctions

Turkish lenders Isbank and Denizbank have suspended the use of the Russian payment system Mir, the banks said on Monday, following a U.S. crackdown on those accused of helping Moscow skirt sanctions over the war in Ukraine....

26. Putin threatens: 'It's not a bluff'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-threatens-it-s-not-a-bluff

Vladimir Putin has threatened to use weapons of mass destruction against the West, as he announced a partial military mobilization in an escalation of the war on Ukraine....

27. Reuters: 'escape' flights from Russia skyrocket after military draft begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reuters-escape-flights-from-russia-skyrocket-after-military-draft-begins

A sharp rise in internet searches and the purchase of tickets for flights "fleeing" from Russia is reported by Reuters, in the wake of the partial conscription announced by Vladimir Putin, seven months after the invasion of Ukraine....

28. The economy and Turkey's East Med push dominated candidate's talking points this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-economy-and-turkey-s-east-med-push-dominated-candidate-s-talking-points-this-week

The development of the economy, the basic positions of the Committee of Occupied Municipalities on the Cyprus problem and Turkey's activities in the Eastern Mediterranean are the main talking points of the presidential candidates this week....

29. Ayia Napa Marina welcomes the SUPER CRUISE SHIP ''Rhapsody of the Seas''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ayia-napa-marina-welcomes-the-super-cruise-ship-rhapsody-of-the-seas

Ayia Napa Marina has proudly welcomed its first SUPER CRUISE SHIP ''Rhapsody of the Seas'', following the first cruise ship to anchor at the marina on 29 May. ...

30. Rhapsody courtesy stop unpacks Cyprus’ game plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rhapsody-courtesy-stop-unpacks-cyprus-game-plan

Cypriot officials were stoked on Tuesday when the Rhapsody of the Seas made a brief stop at the Ayia Napa Marina, a moment filled with high expectations for the island that hopes to attract cruise ships in its southeastern shores...

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