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151. UK accused of turning a blind eye to Israel-Palestine war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-accused-of-turning-a-blind-eye-to-israel-palestine-war

Concerns that the UK Foreign Office has neglected the Israel-Palestine conflict in its tilt to the Indo-Pacific and the pursuit of trade deals across the Middle East is to be investigated by the foreign affairs select committee....

152. Cabinet amends minimum guaranteed income and social benefits laws

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-amends-minimum-guaranteed-income-and-social-benefits-laws

The Council of Ministers in Cyprus has recently approved an amendment to the Minimum Guaranteed Income and Social Benefits Laws, signaling a significant change in the country's approach to residency requirements. ...

153. Cabinet approves measures to combat school violence and delinquency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-measures-to-combat-school-violence-and-delinquency

The Council of Ministers in Cyprus has given the green light to a series of measures aimed at preventing violence and delinquency, with a strong emphasis on the role of schools in addressing this issue....

154. Labour Minister discusses pension relief proposal on SPOR FM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/labour-minister-discusses-pension-relief-proposal-on-spor-fm

Greek Minister of Labour Yannis Panagiotou addressed the proposal to exempt the basic pension from the actuarial reduction of 12% for employees with 40 years of contributions during an interview with SPOR FM and the show Diaspora News....

155. Canadian soldiers in Cyprus await call for Lebanon evacuation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/canadian-soldiers-in-cyprus-await-call-for-lebanon-evacuation

On a sunny Thursday in Cyprus, holidaymakers relaxed on beach chairs, while a small group of people in Canadian uniform sat inside a nearby hotel meeting room, staring into screens. ...

156. Minister reveals startling quadrupling of cocaine users in two decades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-reveals-startling-quadrupling-of-cocaine-users-in-two-decades

The Minister of Justice and Public Order, Anna Koukkides Procopiou, revealed a significant rise in cocaine use in Cyprus, with the number of users estimated to have quadrupled in the past two decades....

157. 7,000 tons of halloumi on the brink

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/7-000-tons-of-halloumi-on-the-brink

Official Ministry of Agriculture data have unveiled a critical situation in the halloumi production industry, a beloved and essential product in Cyprus....

158. Allies of Israel or igniting the refugee crisis?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/allies-of-israel-or-igniting-the-refugee-crisis

Our neighbors in the East are experiencing heightened tensions....

159. Israel's right to self-defense sparks heated UN debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-s-right-to-self-defense-sparks-heated-un-debate

The United Nations Security Council has held its first open debate on the Israel-Gaza war, with most members calling for an immediate ceasefire to allow humanitarian aid to reach Palestinians under relentless Israeli bombardment in Gaza....

160. Cyprus delays green tax implementation to early 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-delays-green-tax-implementation-to-early-2024

"It's paranoid that, at a time when there is accuracy and an increase in fuel prices, the government is implementing measures to combat price increases, and additional taxes are being introduced," stated Finance Minister Makis Keravnos during the discussion of the 2024 budget in Parliament....

161. Foreign Minister urges peace in Israel-Palestine at EU Council

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-minister-urges-peace-in-israel-palestine-at-eu-council

Foreign Minister Constantinos Kombos stressed that there’s an urgent need for de-escalation and for the creation of the political horizon that will lead to a two state solution in Israel - Palestine, ahead of his participation in the Foreign Affairs Council of the EU being held in Luxembourg on Monday. ...

162. Cyprus appeals for EU coordination on refugee challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-appeals-for-eu-coordination-on-refugee-challenges

Cyprus calls for coordinated action at the EU level to deal with a possible new influx of refugees as a result of the war between Hamas and Israel, Interior Minister, Constantinos Ioannou, said during the first day of the Justice and Home Affairs Council meeting in Luxembourg....

163. Assessing the dual impact of government's support measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/assessing-the-dual-impact-of-government-s-support-measures

Recent days have witnessed crucial discussions surrounding measures to support households and businesses, a pressing necessity given the prevailing circumstances....

164. New measures unveiled for energy and housing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-measures-unveiled-for-energy-and-housing

In a decisive move to support Cyprus' households and businesses, the Council of Ministers, under the leadership of President Nikos Christodoulides, unveiled a comprehensive package of immediate and medium-term measures today....

165. EU partners bracing for Interior Minister's warning on refugee flows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-partners-bracing-for-interior-minister-s-warning-on-refugee-flows

Cyprus Minister of the Interior will express to his EU counterparts the deep worry about the possibility of increased flows of refugees from the conflict areas in the Eastern Mediterranean to the EU countries and particularly the frontline member states....

166. Cyprus leads EU in asylum seeker returns, 4th in deportations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-eu-in-asylum-seeker-returns-4th-in-deportations

Cyprus ranks first among the EU member states in the percentage of returns on new asylum seekers applications, Interior Ministry announced Thursday....

167. Government to expand workforce in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-to-expand-workforce-in-2024

In the 2024 budget, authorities anticipate total general government revenue of €13.2 billion and expenditures of €11.8 billion, resulting in a fiscal surplus of €659 million, equal to 2.2% of GDP. ...

168. New code of conduct for officials Introduced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-code-of-conduct-for-officials-introduced

The Council of Ministers has officially adopted the Code of Conduct for government members, announced the Deputy Government spokesman. This development signifies a significant step towards establishing a clear set of ethical guidelines within the government....

169. Cyprus gains Vice Presidential seat at European Investment Bank

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gains-vice-presidential-seat-at-european-investment-bank

The European Investment Bank (EIB) appointed for the first time ever a Vice President from Cyprus in its Management Committee....

170. Israeli Military unearths 1,500 Hamas militant bodies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-military-unearths-1-500-hamas-militant-bodies

Israel’s military said about 1,500 bodies of Hamas militants were found in Israeli territory as, as it said it had largely gained control in the country’s south and “restored full control” over the border on the fourth day of fighting following an unprecedented surprise attack....

171. EU nations reach agreement on handling irregular immigration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-nations-reach-agreement-on-handling-irregular-immigration

European Union countries on Wednesday sealed a deal on how to handle irregular immigration at times of exceptionally high arrivals, taking a step towards overhauling the bloc’s asylum and migration rules before a pan-European election next year....

172. President's silent pension raises eyebrows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-s-silent-pension-raises-eyebrows

Both the President of the Republic and members of Parliament have emphasized the necessity of legislative regulation to put an end to the simultaneous receipt of public employee pensions and salaries by political officials. ...

173. Greek ports stand ready to secure global south's grain supply

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-ports-stand-ready-to-secure-global-south-s-grain-supply

Foreign Minister George Gerapetritis addressed the EU Foreign Ministers' meeting in Kyiv, stressing the significant consequences resulting from the breakdown of an agreement with Russia concerning the secure export of Ukrainian grain via the Black Sea. This development is particularly critical for the supply of countries in the global south....

174. Government faces mounting criticism over six-month stumble

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/government-faces-mounting-criticism-over-six-month-stumble

If a governing coalition in a state aspiring to be European were to make as many mistakes and omissions as the Christodoulides government has in just six months, it would face strong opposition....

175. Bride and groom survive as over 100 perish

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bride-and-groom-survive-as-over-100-perish

A bride and groom, whose wedding celebration ended in disaster after a fire killed more than 100 of their guests, have told Sky News they are "dead inside" following the tragedy....

176. 15.4% spike in public expenditure for 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/15-4-spike-in-public-expenditure-for-2024

In the 2024 Budget, there's a notable rise of EUR 0.5 billion in public personnel expenditure. According to the Council of Ministers' approved budget table for 2024, this marks a substantial increase of 496 million euros. In terms of percentages, this surge amounts to 15.4% compared to the personnel expenditure allocated for the public sector in 2023....

177. Nikos Christodoulides joins MED9 summit in Malta

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nikos-christodoulides-joins-med9-summit-in-malta

President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides departs Friday for Malta to participate in the MED9 Summit, which will take place in Valletta in the afternoon of the same day....

178. 2024 budget points to surplus and debt reduction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2024-budget-points-to-surplus-and-debt-reduction

The 2024 budget reflects the clear imprint of our policy priorities, President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides says in a written statement, adding that the fiscal balance for 2024 is estimated to be surplus, reaching 2.2% of GDP, while the medium-term goal, by 2026, is to reduce public debt to 60%....

179. From fines to fine lines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-fines-to-fine-lines

The face of the honorable Minister of Transport, Alexis Vafeadi, conveyed a different message compared to his statements before the Parliament's Transportation Committee....

180. Cyprus government approves 24-hour care facilities for disabled adults

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-government-approves-24-hour-care-facilities-for-disabled-adults

The Council of Ministers has given its nod to a proposal by the Ministry of Social Welfare, paving the way for the acquisition of five buildings designated for 24-hour care facilities for adults with disabilities. Deputy Minister Marilena Evangelou made this announcement following the Council of Ministers' meeting on Tuesday....

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