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1. Israeli medical complex coming to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-medical-complex-coming-to-cyprus

A huge undertaking in Cyprus’ medical industry has been announced, with a local company saying they reached an agreement with Israel’s Hadassah Medical to set up a network of hospitals offering diagnostic, rehabilitative, and assisted living care on the island...

2. Game plan to circumvent passport rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/game-plan-to-circumvent-passport-rules

Meme culture enthusiasts in Cyprus upped their game this week following a passport scandal reported by Al Jazeera, with catchphrases such as “this is Cyprus” and name dodging tricks seen in a secret video prompting media to spot five ways a lawyer could circumvent the system in the golden passport scheme...

3. Probe launched against Al Jazeera operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-launch-probe-against-al-jazeera-operation

The state attorney ordered a probe following a complaint filed by high-profile Cypriot officials targeted by an Al Jazeera secret investigation on corruption, with members of the public outraged as more shocking revelations emerged in a new Cyprus Papers video...

4. What Berlin made clear to Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/what-berlin-made-clear-to-nicosia

German officials coordinating with Nicosia, after the Republic of Cyprus told the foreign affairs council that it would use its veto power if sanctions against Belarus are not linked with those against Turkey, said that the prospect of sanctions against Turkey is a distant scenario....

5. Al Jazeera journalist denies political motives

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/al-jazeera-journalist-denies-political-motives

Cypriot Interior Minister Nikos Nouris is expected on Wednesday to provide answers to Al Jazeera’s “golden passports” story, while the network has rejected accusations of political motives behind the story...

6. Cyprus 'golden passports' under more scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-golden-passports-under-more-scrutiny

A foreign investigative report says leaked documents from the Republic of Cyprus suggest the island’s government violated its own rules in granting “golden passport” citizenships, with Cypriot officials denying the accusations and raising credibility issues over the report...

7. Greek PM tweaks cabinet to increase efficiency on economy, labor and environment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-tweaks-cabinet-to-increase-efficiency-on-economy-labor-and-environment

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has introduced changes to the makeup of his cabinet aimed at increasing its “operational efficiency,” government spokesman Stelios Petsas said on Tuesday....

8. Judge delays verdict in Alexoui bail hearing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-delays-verdict-in-alexoui-bail-hearing

Alexoui’s lawyer came very close to securing the release of his client on Wednesday, after arguing police could not deprive someone of his freedom based on contradictory witness statements, but a judge needed another day to decide whether to grant bail...

9. Istanbul street sign draws attention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/istanbul-street-sign-draws-attention

A street sign in Larnaca was the topic of a heated discussion on Facebook, with social media users calling on the city to remove “Istanbul Street” in the Turkish Cypriot borough...

10. Mogherini says EU stands with Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mogherini-says-eu-stands-with-cyprus

High Representative Federica Mogherini expressed the EU’s full solidarity with Cyprus in her closing statement in the European Parliament plenary discussing Turkey's drilling activities around the island...

11. Where is Malaysian fugitive financier Jho Low

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/where-is-jho-low

There is plenty of speculation in the media over the whereabouts of fugitive financier Jho Low, with the Malaysian inspector general saying he could resort to “unorthodox methods” to get him back...

12. Student reclaims right to wear hijab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/student-reclaims-right-to-wear-hijab

High School principal Loizos Sepos has been relieved of his administrative duties at Saint Barnabas, following a controversy last week when he banned a female student who wore a hijab...

13. Britain begins escorting all UK vessels through Hormuz Strait

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-begins-escorting-all-uk-vessels-through-hormuz-strait

Britain has started sending a warship to accompany all British-flagged vessels through the Strait of Hormuz, a change in policy announced on Thursday after the government previously said it did not have resources to do so. ...

14. Coral Bay trial ends with sentence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coral-bay-trial-ends-with-sentence

The man who ran down Charlie Birch in Coral Bay last year has been sentenced to 2.5 years, following a protracted legal battle that had charges reduced twice in the course of the trial...

15. The new government, image and symbolism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-new-government-image-and-symbolism

The first indications from the new government are sending out all the right signals. Tuesday’s handover ceremonies at the ministries confirmed a return to normalcy, after a decade-long crisis that painfully divided the country. Both sides should be given credit for the civilized political discourse that prevailed during the change of guard. It is hoped that this spirit will continue during the debates that are expected to take place in Parliament, not only in the sense of a more sophisticated rhetoric, but also, hopefully, in the approval of some government bills by the new main opposition....

16. Genius or joker?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/genius-or-joker

Loose cannon or influential statesman - what kind of British prime minister would Boris Johnson make on the world stage? Judging by his time as foreign secretary, possibly both...

17. Ahrweiler: History that teaches only one solution is a dangerous thing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ahrweiler-history-that-teaches-only-one-solution-is-a-dangerous-thing

18. Tzionis files case in Supreme Court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tzionis-files-case-in-supreme-court

The main suspect in the Strovolos double murder case is seeking criminal legal aid before the Supreme Court in order to show his human rights have been violated...

19. Three names for Central Bank Governor chair

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-names-for-central-bank-governor-chair

20. Witness says Tzionis was not pressured

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/witness-says-tzionis-was-not-pressured

Following objections from the defence in the Strovolos double murder, the prosecution called a witness on Friday who told the court police investigators did not violate the main suspect’s rights...

21. Democracy or nightmare

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/democracy-or-nightmare

Free press and democracy in the age of fake news is a subject of paramount importance and so we decided to address this at Kathimerini Cyprus as we mark our ten year anniversary since our first publication on 2 November 2008...

22. Nicosia Mall on track to open next month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-mall-defies-rumours-on-track-to-open-next-month

The grand opening of a new shopping centre on the other side of town appears to be on schedule, with Nicosia Mall working behind the scenes and paving roads to welcome shoppers around mid November...

23. Teachers regroup ahead of big demonstration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teachers-regroup-ahead-of-big-demonstration

States teachers unions rejected over the weekend a government attempt to seek middle ground in budgeting exempted hours, saying they had nothing to do with the proposal and warning they would resist any change without mutual agreement...

24. After Toskas departure, PM looks to government reshuffle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/after-toskas-departure-pm-looks-to-government-reshuffle

Following the departure of Citizens’ Protection Minister Nikos Toskas from the government – a delayed response to the fatal wildfires that ravaged Attica last month – Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is said to be mulling a more sweeping overhaul of his cabinet in a bid to appease public discontent and signal that his administration is robust ahead of anticipated snap polls next spring....

25. FYROM name deal ‘days away,’ both sides say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fyrom-name-deal-‘days-away-both-sides-say

There was a sense Tuesday that Athens and Skopje were inching toward a deal on the ongoing “Macedonia” name dispute despite domestic opposition in both countries, with several protest rallies planned for Greece Wednesday....

26. There is truth behind every crime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/there-is-truth-behind-every-crime

We wrote about many war crimes in Cyprus and nobody was moved. Not even governments, not the UN, not even the Red Cross. Now this government will turn to the UN and the Red Cross, calling for an investigation of an 84-year-old. This is pathetic....

27. ‘Severna Makedonija’ on the table

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/‘severna-makedonija-on-the-table

As Athens and Skopje appear to be edging towards a solution on the Macedonia name dispute, reports indicated on Thursday that the Republic of Northern Macedonia (Severna Makedonija) is the likeliest settlement....

28. Mirror images of national agony

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/mirror-images-of-national-agony

When I hear “Macedonia is Greek!” I think of the slogan used by opponents to Irish independence in the early 1900s:“Ulster is British” ...

29. Changing the constitution of FYROM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/changing-the-constitution-of-fyrom

As talks aimed at resolving the name dispute between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) intensify, it has to be understood by all sides that any name that is agreed should be used domestically as well as internationally...

30. Chemical attack accusations ‘a farce’ Assad tells Kathimerini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chemical-attack-accusations-‘a-farce-assad-tells-kathimerini

In an exclusive interview with Kathimerini, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad denied that the Syrian Army used chemical weapons against civilians while taking aim at both Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US President Donald Trump...

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