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1. Trade unions and employers disagree on national minimum wage parameters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trade-unions-and-employers-disagree-on-national-minimum-wage-parameters

Efforts to come to an agreement on the establishment of a national minimum wage in Cyprus were unsuccessful during a scheduled meeting on Tuesday held by the President with trade unionists and employers' unions....

2. Op-ed: The bargain in Madrid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-bargain-in-madrid

Diplomacy is a marathon that never ends. That is why it is quite meaningless to celebrate or lament the outcome of a diplomatic round because it is just another round....

3. Epidemiologists pushing for the return of the mask

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/epidemiologists-pushing-for-the-return-of-the-mask

The continuous rise in the number of covid cases is worrisome despite the fact that the number of new infections has yet to result in serious hospitalizations....

4. Presidential elections to take place on the 5th of February 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-elections-to-take-place-on-the-5th-of-february-2023

The upcoming presidential elections in Cyprus will take place on the 5th of February, 2023, the Ministry of Interior has announced....

5. Kea opens spectacular shipwreck dive sites

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/kea-opens-spectacular-shipwreck-dive-sites

Jacques-Yves Cousteau would probably have been surprised to learn that the wreck of the World War I Britannic (the sister ship of the legendary Titanic) he discovered in 1975 off southwestern Kea would be listed as an underwater historical site almost 50 years later, becoming one of a handful of such marine parks in the world. ...

6. Emergency state doctors strike again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/emergency-state-doctors-strike-again

State emergency doctors went on strike Tuesday morning for three hours citing staff shortages and other issues, with state officials crying foul over the work stoppage and accusing union bosses of misinforming the public...

7. President to finalize minimum wage talks with unions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-to-finalize-minimum-wage-talks-with-unions

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades will meet trade unions on Tuesday to conclude negotiations for the introduction of the minimum national wage in Cyprus....

8. Op-ed: The US would act in an Aegean confrontation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/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....

9. Cyprus defends migration stance for ‘love of country’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-defends-migration-stance-for-‘love-of-country

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris says he would be happy if the Republic of Cyprus could bring down irregular migration by following the example of Greece, a country facing EU criticism over ‘violent’ deportations, with the Cypriot official calling on fellow citizens to show their 'love of country'...

10. Erdogan refuses proposal to sit down with Mitsotakis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-refuses-proposal-to-sit-down-with-mitsotakis

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rejected efforts by NATO leaders in Madrid to mediate a meeting with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the Anadolu Agency reported on Friday....

11. An 'historic' day as Pafos-Polis highway constructions begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/an-historic-day-as-pafos-polis-highway-constructions-begins

The construction of the Pafos-Polis Chrysochous highway officially began on Friday. The Minister of Transport, Communications and Works, Yannis Karousos, was on hand to mark the "historic" day, as he called it....

12. US congress members opposed to F-16 sale to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-congress-members-opposed-to-f-16-sale-to-turkey

Greek-American Representatives Nicole Malliotakis from New York and Gus Bilirakis from Florida have said they remain opposed to sales of US F-16 fighter jets to Turkey....

13. Paphos police confirm CID probe in commando death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-police-confirm-cid-probe-in-commando-death

Investigators from Paphos’ Criminal Investigation Department are probing the death of a commando who jumped in the water from a helicopter during the shooting of a promo video, with reports saying they are focusing on footage to ascertain the aircraft’s maneuvers but also asking the army for audio recordings during the fatal mission...

14. House clamps down on glamping aspirations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-clamps-down-on-glamping-aspirations

Cypriot parliament failed this week to pass crucial tourism legislation that would regulate low-cost lodging, but concerns about encroaching on the environment also ended up blocking a bill on the newest trend of glamorous camping...

15. Government takes steps to break Cyprus' reliance on fossil fuels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-takes-steps-to-break-cyprus-reliance-on-fossil-fuels

The government today took steps to break Cyprus’ reliance on fossil fuels....

16. Technical School students convert car into electric vehicle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/technical-school-students-convert-car-into-electric-vehicle

With €25,000 worth of funds donated by the Transport Ministry, students from the Technical School in Nicosia converted a 1971 VW Beetle into an electric vehicle and presented it to the Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos. ...

17. Commission VP demands review of EU decision to trademark ‘Turkaegean’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commission-vp-demands-review-of-eu-decision-to-trademark-‘turkaegean

European Commission Vice-President Margaritis Schinas has sent a letter to Internal Markets Commissioner Thierry Breton demanding a review of a decision to approve Ankara’s request to trademark the term ‘Turkaegean.’...

18. Anastasiades and Erdogan exchanged views on the Cyprus issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-and-erdogan-exchanged-views-on-the-cyprus-issue

The President of the Republic Mr. Nicos Anastasiadis participated in the Euro-Atlantic working dinner hosted in Madrid on Wednesday night by the Prime Minister of Spain Mr. Pedro Sanchez....

19. Minister urges traveling Cypriots to fly off-peak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-urges-traveling-cypriots-to-fly-off-peak-months

Cypriots are being asked to postpone summer travel during the pick season in order to ‘help not only themselves but also the airlines and airports,' after a crisis in the aviation industry made a crash landing in Europe...

20. A Cyprus settlement will have beneficial results for the broader region

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-cyprus-settlement-will-have-beneficial-results-for-the-broader-region

President Nicos Anastasiades will deliver a speech before EU and NATO leaders on Wednesday evening in Madrid underscoring the need for a Cyprus settlement in order to bring stability and security to the broader region, according to Government spokesperson Marios Pelekanos....

21. EastMed feasibility study hindered due to Turkey's harassment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eastmed-feasibility-study-hindered-due-to-turkey-s-harassment

The commercial viability study of the EastMed pipeline is not proceeding as planned because Turkey is "interfering with the Nautical Geo ship conducting environmental surveys," Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides told the Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs....

22. Cyprus thrown a curveball as Turkey lifts veto

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-thrown-a-curveball-as-turkey-lifts-veto

Turkey lifted its veto over Finland and Sweden applying to join NATO after the three nations agreed on Tuesday to protect each other's security, with some of terms potentially raising issues for Nicosia...

23. Nicosia jittery about US demand to ban vessels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-jittery-about-us-demand-to-ban-vessels

The Republic of Cyprus reportedly has concerns over a US request to ban vessels transporting Russian oil, with the small island but major maritime player feeling pressure as Washington leads a G7 effort to sharply reduce Russian oil revenue...

24. LNG issues to persist if Cyprus problem remains unresolved

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lng-issues-to-persist-if-cyprus-problem-remains-unresolved

If efforts to resolve the Cyprus problem continue, then the issue of natural gas will continue as well, Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides said on Tuesday while speaking before the House Foreign Affairs Committee which discussed the EastMed developments, its geopolitical significance and the external dimension of the "EuroAsia Interconnector"....

25. Erdogan to meet with Biden in Madrid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-to-meet-with-biden-in-madrid

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be meeting with US counterpart Joe Biden on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Madrid later on Tuesday or on Wednesday, he told reporters on Tuesday morning. ...

26. Greece's Karagiannis appointed to coordinate final stage of local governement reform

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-karagiannis-appointed-to-coordinate-final-stage-of-local-governement-reform

The Director-General of the Central Union of Municipalities of Greece, Yiannis Karagiannis, has been appointed as the expert to coordinate the provision of Greek expertise to the Republic of Cyprus for the implementation of the final stage of local government reform....

27. Mitsotakis ready to respond to Turkish claims at Madrid NATO summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-ready-to-respond-to-turkish-claims-at-madrid-nato-summit

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is heading to the upcoming NATO summit with the text of the conclusions of the European Council in his briefcase which calls on Turkey to stop making threats against Greece and to move on a de-escalation trajectory....

28. President formally appoints new Labour Minister, deputy Minister and director of his office

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-formally-appoints-new-labour-minister-deputy-minister-and-director-of-his-office

The appointment ceremony of the new Minister of Labour and Social Insurance Kyriacos Koushos, the new Deputy Minister to the President, Petros Demetriou and the new Director of the President's Office Pantelis Pantelides took place on Monday at the Presidential Palace, in the presence of the President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades....

29. Russia defaults on foreign debt for the first time since 1918

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-defaults-on-foreign-debt-for-the-first-time-since-1918

Russia has defaulted on its foreign debt for the first time in more than a century as the country can't pay creditors due to sanctions over the war in Ukraine, according to media reports. ...

30. Borrell calls on Turkish side to study CBMs proposed by Cyprus President

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-calls-on-turkish-side-to-study-cbms-proposed-by-cyprus-president

EU High Representative Josep Borrell has conveyed to the Turkish Foreign Minister the position that the Confidence Building Measures (CBMs) proposed by Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, can strengthen the efforts for the settlement of the Cyprus problem and lead to the resumption of the negotiation process, Government Spokesperson Marios Pelekanos said on Friday....

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