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09 December, 2022
 

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1. House up in arms over north’s Varosha plans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-up-in-arms-over-north-s-varosha-plans

The parliament in the Republic of Cyprus is calling on the European Union and United Nations to ‘take concrete measures' against Turkish Cypriot plans to open the entire ghost town of Varosha, following comments made on the campaign trail by politicians in the north...

2. China eases its zero-covid policy amid protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-eases-its-zero-covid-policy-amid-protests

People in China with mild or asymptomatic coronavirus cases will be allowed to isolate at home, health officials said Wednesday, in a major step away from a strict “zero-Covid” strategy that has constrained daily life for almost three years and recently set off rare nationwide protests....

3. Kokkinos pushes for digital skills development

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kokkinos-pushes-for-digital-skills-development

Deputy Minister of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy Kyriacos Kokkinos discussed digital skills development and the need for experts in cybersecurity during his participation in the Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council of the European Union which took place in Brussels on Tuesday....

4. No visa required for Qatari citizens visiting the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-visa-required-for-qatari-citizens-visiting-the-eu

Qatari nationals are now eligible to travel to the European Union’s Schengen Zone countries without being required to apply for a visa at first....

5. Elections: President touts Averof's role in government's success

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elections-president-touts-averof-s-role-in-government-s-success

The dilemma in view of the February 2023 elections is the continuation of stability or experimentation, President Anastasiades said on Saturday, as the presidential campaign continues....

6. Rafales swing by Cyprus after testing NATO integration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rafales-swing-by-cyprus-after-testing-nato-integration

French fighter jets pierced Cypriot skies over Paphos on Sunday morning, following multicarrier interoperability operations between NATO navies in the Mediterranean...

7. Dept of Labour: 'Our social security fund is sound'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dept-of-labour-our-social-security-fund-is-sound

According to the Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance, the General Social Insurance Plan's most recent actuarial study shows that the amendments made up until 2012 ensure the long-term viability of the Social Insurance Fund and that,...

8. Turkey again calls on Greece to demilitarize islands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-again-calls-on-greece-to-demilitarize-islands

Turkey’s National Security Council said on Thursday that it 'expects' Greece to immediately demilitarize its Aegean islands off the Turkish coast...

9. Cypriot defense minister visits Serbia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-defense-minister-visits-serbia

Cyprus’ Defence Minister, Charalambos Petrides was on an official visit to Serbia on Tuesday during which he discussed with his Serbian counterpart, Milos Vucevic, the relations of the two countries in the field of defence and security, as well as current developments ...

10. Russian-born lawyer in Cyprus throws hat in ring

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-born-lawyer-in-cyprus-throws-hat-in-ring

Local media this week got wind of a possible presidential run by a Limassol-based corporate lawyer, who was born in Russia before the dissolution of the Soviet Union and believes Cyprus should be a neutral state...

11. No OneLove armbands for England, Wales and EU countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-onelove-armbands-for-england-wales-and-eu-countries

England, Wales and other European nations will not wear the OneLove armband at the World Cup in Qatar because of the threat of players being booked....

12. Civil protection's role in disaster management at the Nicosia Risk Forum 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/civil-protection-s-role-in-disaster-management-at-the-nicosia-risk-forum-2022

The role of civil protection and international solidarity in disaster management as a result of climate change is being discussed at the two-day Nicosia Risk Forum 2022 (#NRF2022) on Civil Protection, which began today in Larnaca and is organized by the CERIDES Foundation of the European University Cyprus....

13. Thirty-nine years since the illegal declaration of the pseudo-state

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thirty-nine-years-since-the-illegal-declaration-of-the-pseudo-state

Today marks 39 years since the illegal declaration of the pseudo-state in the occupied territories of the Republic of Cyprus....

14. Suspect in Nicosia prison murder case cries foul

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-in-nicosia-prison-murder-case-cries-foul

The main suspect in the death of a Turkish Cypriot inmate in Nicosia has leveled multiple accusations during a court appearance on Monday, when reporters also heard him screaming at police and asking to be transferred to a different jailhouse...

15. CIA Chief in Ankara, warns against the use of nukes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cia-chief-in-ankara-warns-against-the-use-of-nukes

U.S. Central Intelligence Agency Director William Burns is in Ankara to speak with his Russian intelligence counterpart to convey a message on the consequences of any use of nuclear weapons by Russia, a White House official said on Monday....

16. Spyware and political games

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spyware-and-political-games

The European Parliament's Committee of Inquiry's draft report on the use of spyware in the EU was lengthy and comprehensive, but in the case of Cyprus, a sizable portion of the information was a repetition of already well-known facts and concerns about the absence of the required institutional framework. ...

17. How Turkey's 'Blue Homeland' doctrine came to be

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-how-turkey-s-blue-homeland-doctrine-came-to-be

Fresh fuel was thrown onto the already volatile Greek-Turkish relationship in 2019 in the form of a map that was made public in a photograph that had Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan standing in front of it....

18. Iranian protesters look to outside world for help

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iranian-protesters-look-to-outside-world-for-help

The anti-government protests sweeping Iran are now in their eighth week, with no sign of ending, despite a bloody crackdown. The rest of the world has watched with alarm, with some countries taking steps in support of the protests....

19. Initial PEGA report - Cyprus is an appealing destination for spy goods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/initial-pega-report-cyprus-is-an-appealing-destination-for-spy-goods

20. Effective management of the migration issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-effective-management-of-the-migration-issue

Migration flows to Europe from Africa and Asia are becoming increasingly influenced by geopolitical realities and socioeconomic developments....

21. US Supreme Court says 'no' to Turkey's request to stop brawl lawsuits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-supreme-court-says-no-to-turkey-s-request-to-stop-brawl-lawsuits

The US Supreme Court on Monday rejected Turkey’s bid to shut down lawsuits in US courts stemming from a violent brawl outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence in Washington more than five years ago that left anti-government protesters badly beaten....

22. Cyprus has come a long way in restoring reputation over anti-money laundering issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-has-come-a-long-way-in-restoring-reputation-over-anti-money-laundering-issues

The Republic of Cyprus has come a long way in dealing with anti-corruption and Anti-money laundering (AML) issues, making important strides in restoring the Republic of Cyprus’ reputation, said US Ambassador to Cyprus, Judith Garber speaking on Tuesday at EY’s Cyprus Attractiveness Forum....

23. Outgoing Cypriot president congratulates Sunak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/outgoing-cypriot-president-congratulates-sunak

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades took to Twitter to congratulate Britain’s new Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and say he was looking forward to restart UN talks to reunify the divided island, but elections in Cyprus and past comments by the new Tory leader could potentially complicate things...

24. Bin Salman granted US immunity for Khashoggi murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bin-salman-granted-us-immunity-for-khashoggi-murder

The US has determined that Saudi Arabia's de facto leader - Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman - has immunity from a lawsuit filed by murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi's fiancée....

25. Embracing the digital age through the 'smart school' program

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-embracing-the-digital-age-through-the-smart-school-program

Our educational system, the Ministry of Education, and the State are making an important and historic transition to the digital era with the signing of the €20 million Contract for the "Support Services System" Project on September 6, 2022. ...

26. A team of 'Forced Return Escorts' has been deployed to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-team-of-forced-return-escorts-has-been-deployed-to-cyprus

A team of forced return escort and support officers has been deployed by the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, Frontex, at the Larnaca Branch of the Aliens and Immigration Unit in Cyprus....

27. Ending Cyprus' energy isolation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ending-cyprus-energy-isolation

After the discovery of energy resources in the Cypriot EEZ, the start of construction of the Cyprus-Crete electricity cable can be considered a high point in Cyprus' energy affairs. For the first time in its history, the Republic of Cyprus will join Europe's energy system, with all that entails for the country's security....

28. Nouris: EU should sanction countries that instrumentalize migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-eu-should-sanction-countries-that-instrumentalize-migration

The EU should have concrete sanctions in place when there is proof that migrants are being instrumentalized, as in the case of Cyprus, Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said....

29. Cyprus seen as ‘special window’ to arming Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-seen-as-‘special-window-to-arming-ukraine

Rumors continue to grow regarding Cyprus potentially supplying Russian-made weapons to Ukraine, with The New York Times this week suggesting Nicosia has been actively discussing better replacements from Washington in recent meetings where Kiev also came up as a topic of discussion...

30. EU countries approve energy windfall levies, turn to gas price cap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-countries-approve-energy-windfall-levies-turn-to-gas-price-cap

European Union countries agreed on Friday to impose emergency levies on energy firms’ windfall profits and began talks on their next move to tackle Europe’s energy crunch – possibly a bloc-wide gas price cap....

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