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1. Chinese spy balloon lingers over the US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-spy-balloon-lingers-over-the-us

A Chinese spy balloon has been flying over the United States for a couple of days, U.S. officials said on Thursday, in what would be a brazen act just days ahead of a planned trip to Beijing by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken....

2. Turkey: The stance of the '6' on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-the-stance-of-the-6-on-cyprus

The publication of the foreign policy positions of the coalition of six opposition parties (led by the Kemalist CHP) contesting Erdogan's power is of particular interest,...

3. More people choose bankruptcy to get a second chance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-people-choose-bankruptcy-to-get-a-second-chance

Bankruptcy applications, based on Law 4818/2021, are coming thick and fast from individuals with or without commercial activity, as they are unable to repay their debts to banks and insurance funds....

4. Menendez won’t let it rest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menendez-won-t-let-it-rest

Any decision by the United States to go ahead with the sale of F-16 fighter jets and upgrade kits to Turkey would be 'baffling' given the 'belligerent' stance of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan towards NATO ally Greece, said Senator Bob Menendez, chair of the Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee, reiterating that he will not approve the sale...

5. The base at Lefkoniko and the F-16 scenario

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-base-at-lefkoniko-and-the-f-16-scenario

The occupation authorities confirmed the analysis of "K" via OSINT about upgrading works in terms of the expansion of the base in Lefkoniko,...

6. Averof Neofytou: 'Only those who agree with my positions will serve in my government'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/averof-neofytou-only-those-who-agree-with-my-positions-can-serve-in-my-government

In an interview with K, DISY presidential candidate and president of DISY Averof Neofytou reiterated his position that if he loses the elections, resulting in a victory for Nikos Christodoulides,...

7. Lavrov gives Greek reporter a mouthful after Cyprus question

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lavrov-gives-reporter-a-mouthful-after-cyprus-question

A question asked by a Greek reporter was met with a long-drawn-out response from Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who suggested European leaders were 'hasty' in their support for Kiev including traditional friends Greece and Cyprus who followed American advice...

8. Directives and recommendations to passengers due to Covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/directives-and-recommendations-to-passengers-due-to-covid

The Ministry of Health has issued European Union directives and recommendations to passengers and airport and airline staff travelling to EU/EEA countries...

9. UN chief sees no common ground in divided Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-chief-sees-no-common-ground-in-divided-cyprus

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' report on the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, released on Wednesday night as an official document of the Security Council, number S/2023/3, records the lack of common ground between the two sides for peace talks leading to a mutually agreeable solution...

10. WhatsApp given green light to sue Pegasus spyware company

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/whatsapp-given-green-light-to-sue-pegasus-spyware-company

The US Supreme Court on Monday let Meta Platforms Inc’s WhatsApp pursue a lawsuit accusing Israel’s NSO Group of exploiting a bug in the WhatsApp messaging app to install spy software allowing the surveillance of 1,400 people, including journalists, human rights activists and dissidents....

11. Cyprus is in the midst of the new 'Narcos'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-is-in-the-midst of-the-new-narcos

Since December 20, cannabis has been washing up on the shores of free and occupied Famagusta, specifically over 100 kilos of packaged Indian hemp were collected by police....

12. Romania retaliates against Austria's Schengen veto

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/romania-retaliates-against-austria-s-schengen-veto

Romanians that were looking forward to spending winter holidays in Austria’s many tourist destinations have started calling off their bookings, following Austria’s Schengen Veto, which prevents Romania and Bulgaria to join the Schengen Area....

13. Finance Ministry: 'Cyprus economy will not enter a recession'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-ministry-cyprus-economy-will-not-enter-a-recession

There will be a significant slowdown in economic activity next year, we will be affected by increased energy prices and borrowing costs, but "inflation in Cyprus is being reined in at lower levels" compared to other European member states, ...

14. EU Parliament halts work on Qatar-related cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-parliament-halts-work-on-qatar-related-cases

The European Union’s parliament voted Thursday to suspend work on all files involving Qatar, and called for security passes for representatives of the Gulf country’s interests to be withdrawn until light can be shed on a corruption scandal rocking the assembly....

15. TikTok to be outlawed on US government-owned devices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tiktok-to-be-outlawed-on-us-government-owned-devices

The US Senate late on Wednesday passed by voice vote a bill to bar federal employees from using the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok on government-owned devices....

16. Athens offices of Predator spyware seller raided

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-offices-of-predator-spyware-seller-raided

The Athens offices of Intellexa, which sells the Predator spyware in Greece, and Krikel, an ICT and electronic security systems provider, were among six companies raided by police as part of the investigation into the wiretapping affair on Tuesday...

17. 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...

18. 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....

19. 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....

20. 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....

21. 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....

22. 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...

23. 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,...

24. 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...

25. 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 ...

26. 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...

27. 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....

28. 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....

29. 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....

30. 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...

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