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181. 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. ...

182. 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....

183. 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....

184. 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....

185. 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....

186. 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....

187. 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%....

188. 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....

189. 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....

190. Tax return deadline extended to October 31

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tax-return-deadline-extended-to-october-31

The Finance Ministry has announced an extension of the tax return submission deadline for the year 2022 until October 31, 2023, at 23:59. This extension comes after a proposal presented to the Council of Ministers....

191. Zero-risk politicians: The Doxa Komodromou scandal unveiled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/zero-risk-politicians-the-doxa-komodromou-scandal-unveiled

The Doxa Komodromou scandal and the shocking revelations that have emerged present a paradox. It's not just about her remaining in her position; it's also about the complete silence that followed these disclosures within the Presidential Office. ...

192. Presidency in prolonged crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidency-in-prolonged-crisis

The United Nations General Assembly in New York proved to be a critical test for Nikos Christodoulides during his first year in office, as well as a highly significant personal and political endeavor. On one hand, he aimed to use the platform of these meetings to communicate a positive message regarding the Cyprus problem. ...

193. Turkey and Israel forge energy partnership, mend ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-and-israel-forge-energy-partnership-mend-ties

Turkey and Israel will soon begin taking joint steps in energy drilling, President Tayyip Erdogan was cited by Turkish media as saying on Thursday, adding the two countries would also operate energy networks to Europe through Turkey....

194. €369 million EIB loan for smart investments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€369-million-eib-loan-for-smart-investments

The government has secured a €369 million loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) with favorable terms to support expenditures and investments within the framework of the "Thalia" program. ...

195. Flavored heated tobacco to be banned as Cyprus aligns with EU directives

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/flavored-heated-tobacco-to-be-banned-as-cyprus-aligns-with-eu-directives

The Council of Ministers has approved amendments to regulations, including bans and warning labels on heated smoking products with flavored substances, according to Health Minister Poppy Kanari, in a move to align national legislation with European directives....

196. Focus on growth, employment control, and surplus in the 2024 budget

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/focus-on-growth-employment-control-and-surplus-in-the-2024-budget

The 2024 state budget to be tabled to the Council of Ministers for approval next week will have three key characteristics, Minister of Finance Makis Keravnos told CNA....

197. Meta encryption shields child abusers in shadows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meta-encryption-shields-child-abusers-in-shadows

Mark Zuckerberg’s plan to roll out encrypted messaging on his platforms will let child abusers “hide in the dark”, according to a government campaign urging the tech billionaire to halt the move....

198. Erdogan and Netanyahu forge meeting at UN General Assembly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-and-netanyahu-forge-meeting-at-un-general-assembly

In a historic turn of events, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met in person for the first time on Tuesday, marking a crucial milestone in the ongoing effort to mend strained relations between the two nations....

199. Foreign Minister addresses UN on Pyla and Cyprus problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-minister-addresses-un-on-pyla-and-cyprus-problem

Cyprus Foreign Minister Constantinos Kombos began his contacts in New York, on the sidelines of the High Level Week of the 78th UN General Assembly. ...

200. UK to ban American XL bully dogs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-to-ban-american-xl-bully-dogs

American XL bully dogs are a danger to communities and will be banned, Rishi Sunak has vowed after a man was mauled to death....

201. Government cuts interest income rates from 30% to 17%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-cuts-interest-income-rates-from-30-to-17

The Cyprus government decided to slash taxation on interest income from 30% to 17%, Finance Minister Makis Keravnos said on Wednesday, noting that banks should follow suit in boosting income for depositors. ...

202. Arrest of UK researcher for spying fuels UK's China policy reevaluation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/arrest-of-uk-researcher-for-spying-fuels-uk-s-china-policy-reevaluation

The arrest of a British parliamentary researcher on suspicion of spying for China has reignited a fierce debate about the future of the United Kingdom’s relationship with Beijing....

203. Will Justice Minister and Chief of Police lose jobs over viral video?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/will-justice-minister-and-chief-of-police-lose-jobs-over-viral-video

When the video of Nikos Christodoulides' meeting at the Presidential Palace went viral the day after Limassol riots, many people thought that the Minister of Justice and the Chief of police might lose their jobs soon....

204. AUB Mediterraneo officially opens its doors in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aub-mediterraneo-officially-opens-its-doors-in-paphos

In a formal ceremony on Wednesday, the American University of Beirut's Mediterranean campus, AUB - Mediterraneo, was officially inaugurated at the Paphos Innovation Centre. ...

205. Two public schools to benefit from German language pilot program

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-public-schools-to-benefit-from-german-language-pilot-program

The Council of Ministers has given its approval to a groundbreaking proposal put forth by the Ministry of Education, Sports, and Youth to initiate a pilot program aimed at introducing German language education in public secondary schools....

206. Minister skips Limassol and Chlorakas crisis discussion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-skips-limassol-and-chlorakas-crisis-discussion

The Justice and Public Order Minister, Anna Koukkidis-Prokopiou, couldn't make it to the Parliamentary Committee meeting discussing recent events in Limassol and Chloraka because she had a Council of Ministers meeting....

207. Cyprus-Israel energy cooperation thrives despite regional tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-israel-energy-cooperation-thrives-despite-regional-tensions

Since 2014, the Trilateral-Greece-Cyprus-Israel cooperation, with Prime Ministers Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Benjamin Netanyahu, was completed in Nicosia....

208. Gov't embraces flexible work for public servants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gov-t-embraces-flexible-work-for-public-servants

The Council of Ministers, in its meeting on August 30, 2023, greenlit a policy framework aimed at regulating flexible employment within the public service. This initiative aligns with the implementation of the Recovery and Resilience Plan 2021-2026....

209. Cyprus-Greece-Israel trilateral meeting ends on high note

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-israel-trilateral-meeting-ends-on-high-note

The Cyprus-Greece-Israel trilateral meeting led by Nicos Christodoulides, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, and Benjamin Netanyahu has successfully concluded its discussions....

210. Arrest of ex-convict sheds light on police shortcomings in Limassol riots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/arrest-of-ex-convict-sheds-light-on-police-shortcomings-in-limassol-riots

A shocking outbreak of violent riots rocked Limassol last Friday as masked assailants targeted immigrants and vandalized migrant-owned businesses during an anti-immigrant march. ...

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