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1. North irked over Turkish handball player’s airlift

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-irked-over-turkish-handball-player-s-airlift

Turkish Cypriots are accusing Greek Cypriots of trying to trying to score political points after a handball player quarantined in the south was not allowed to cross into the north to head back to Istanbul and had to be airlifted by an ambulance plane...

2. Freedom of movement within the EU will no longer be regulated by country of origin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/freedom-of-movement-within-the-eu-will-no-longer-be-regulated-by-country-of-origin

After calls to simplify COVID travel rules within the EU, EU Ministers meeting at the General Affairs Council in Brussels agreed on Tuesday that the three main criteria for travel within the EU will be vaccination status, covid test results or recovery certificates....

3. 'US is undercutting three of its strongest allies in region by undermining EastMed'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-is-undercutting-three-of-its-strongest-allies-in-region-by-undermining-eastmed

US Representatives Gus Bilirakis and Nicole Malliotakis recently sent a stern letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken vociferously objecting to the Administration’s recent reversal of support for the Eastern Mediterranean Pipeline....

4. Future of the university as we know it is under threat – EY report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/future-of-the-university-as-we-know-it-is-under-threat-–-ey-report

A new EY report, Are universities of the past still the future?, argues that universities in advanced economies are facing a number of existential issues in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic....

5. Cypriot judge bails Chinese duo on technicality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-judge-bails-chinese-duo-on-technicality

A mother and son from China facing extradition in Cyprus on investment fraud charges have been released on bail, with a Paphos judge allowing them to walk free citing prosecution paperwork delays...

6. Germany wants to attract 400,000 skilled workers from abroad each year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-wants-to-attract-400-000-skilled-workers-from-abroad-each-year

Germany's new coalition government wants to attract 400,000 qualified workers from abroad each year to tackle both a demographic imbalance and labour shortages in key sectors that risk undermining the recovery from the coronavirus pandemic....

7. MEPs call on EU countries to respect animal welfare during transport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meps-call-on-eu-countries-to-respect-animal-welfare-during-transport

After 18 months of fact-finding, MEPs call on EU countries to respect animal welfare during transport and to transition to transporting meat and not live animals....

8. Rare, pristine coral reef found off Tahiti coast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rare-pristine-coral-reef-found-off-tahiti-coast

Deep in the South Pacific, scientists have explored a rare stretch of pristine corals shaped like roses off the coast of Tahiti. The reef is thought to be one of the largest found at such depths and seems untouched by climate change or human activities....

9. Cyprus passes national whistleblower law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-passes-national-whistleblower-law

Cypriot lawmakers passed a consolidated bill on whistleblowing protections on Thursday after years of delays and EU pressure, with the new law aimed to shield employees from retaliation after speaking up against corruption...

10. Sajid Javid’s axing of all Covid restrictions draws warnings from NHS

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sajid-javid-s-axing-of-all-covid-restrictions-draws-warnings-from-nhs

The government has pledged to abolish almost every existing Covid restriction over the coming weeks in England and “get life completely back to normal”, a course popular with Conservative MPs but which immediately prompted stark warnings from health groups....

11. Rise in cannabis use in Cyprus, drop in ecstasy during the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rise-in-cannabis-use-in-cyprus-drop-in-ecstasy-during-the-pandemic

Cannabis was the drug most used in Cyprus during the restrictions against the spread of COVID-19 while there has been a drop in the use of ecstasy according to the latest European Web Survey on Drugs presented by the EU drugs agency (EMCDDA)....

12. Cyprus Interior Minister to participate in European Conference on external borders management

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-interior-minister-to-participate-in-european-conference-on-external-borders-management

Cyprus Interior Minister, Nicos Nouris, travels on Thursday to Vilnius, Lithuania, to participate in a European conference on the management of external borders being held on January 20-21....

13. Cabinet shortens recommended isolation for contacts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-shortens-recommended-isolation-for-contacts

The cabinet, under President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades, has decided on Wednesday to shorten to 10 days the recommended time for isolation for persons who are contacts of people with COVID-19....

14. Tatar: The wealth of the eastern Mediterranean is common

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-the-wealth-of-the-eastern-mediterranean-is-common

The wealth of the eastern Mediterranean is common, said Turkish leader Ersin Tatar, adding that they are obliged to defend their rights to the end....

15. Halting progress and happy accidents: How mRNA vaccines were made

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/halting-progress-and-happy-accidents-how-mrna-vaccines-were-made

Skeptics have seized on the rapid development of the vaccines to undermine the public’s trust in them. But the breakthroughs behind the vaccines unfolded over decades as scientists across the world pursued research in disparate areas, never imagining their work would one day come together to tame the pandemic of the century....

16. Mitsotakis openly supports Averof in his upcoming presidential run in 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-openly-supports-averof-in-his-upcoming-presidential-run-in-2023

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is supporting Averof Neophytou's candidacy for the 2023 Presidential elections....

17. 'Be afraid': Ukraine hit by cyberattack while Russia deploys more troops at border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/be-afraid-ukraine-hit-by-cyberattack-while-russia-deploys-more-troops-at-border

Ukraine was hit by a massive cyberattack warning its citizens to "be afraid and expect the worst", while Russia, which has amassed more than 100,000 troops on its neighbor's frontier, released TV pictures on Friday of more forces deploying in a drill....

18. Supreme Court halts COVID-19 vaccine mandate for US businesses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-halts-covid-19-vaccine-mandate-for-us-businesses

The Supreme Court has stopped a major push by the Biden administration to boost the nation’s COVID-19 vaccination rate, a requirement that employees at large businesses get a vaccine or test regularly and wear a mask on the job....

19. MP sees conflict of interest behind ‘cocaine colonel’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mp-sees-conflict-of-interest-behind-‘cocaine-colonel

A member of parliament in Cyprus is raising a conflict of interest for Deputy Attorney General Savvas Angelides, saying when he was serving as defense minister he went easy on a colonel who was busted for drugs and the case was dropped altogether after he became the state’s second chief law enforcement officer...

20. MI5 warns MP's: Chinese government 'agent' has been 'active' in UK parliament

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mi5-warns-mp-s-chinese-government-agent-has-been-active-in-uk-parliament

MI5 has warned that a Chinese government agent has been working in parliament "to subvert the processes", MPs have been told....

21. COVID-19: Self-isolation for fully jabbed in England cut from seven days to five

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-self-isolation-for-fully-jabbed-in-england-cut-from-seven-days-to-five

The isolation period for fully vaccinated people in England who test positive for COVID will be reduced from seven days to five, the health secretary has announced....

22. Greece: Private doctors ordered to help with pandemic start work in hospitals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/private-doctors-ordered-to-help-with-pandemic-start-work-in-hospitals

Greece on Thursday began to requisition the services of pathologists, lung specialists and general practitioners of northern Greece to reinforce the national healthcare system crumbling under the weight of the pandemic....

23. Cyprus police shocked at arrest mix-up in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-shocked-at-arrest-mix-up-in-greece

Cyprus police were shocked at the news that a family man with a clean record was arrested in a high-stakes take down at a Greek airport, with sources suggesting Interpol Nicosia had only flagged the passenger discreetly after Athens never got back to them to resolve a mix-up...

24. Man arrested as murder mastermind may be victim of mistaken identity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-arrested-as-murder-mastermind-may-be-victim-of-mistaken-identity

The man arrested at Thessaloniki international airport on Tuesday on suspicion of being the mastermind in the murder of Russian hitman Alexander Solonik and his girlfriend in Athens in 1997 may be a case of mistaken identity, it was reported on Wednesday....

25. Quebec to impose tax on those who refuse COVID-19 vaccinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/quebec-to-impose-tax-on-those-who-refuse-covid-19-vaccinations

Quebec will impose a tax on those who aren’t vaccinated against COVID-19 to offset their disproportionate cost to the health care system and encourage more people to get their shots....

26. Extradition case in Cyprus gets political

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/extradition-case-in-cyprus-gets-political

Cyprus is in the middle of a politically-charged extradition battle where a mother and son wanted by Chinese authorities are getting support from an American organization backed by Donald Trump’s former advisor...

27. Expert points to faulty rope in army officer’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-points-to-faulty-rope-in-officer-s-death

The climbing rope used by an army officer who fell to his death last year during an exercise in Cyprus had visible signs of wear and tear, according to a Greek expert, while police have obtained statements suggesting systematic breach of safety protocols during training sessions...

28. Alleged brain behind 1997 murder of Russian gangster arrested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alleged-brain-behind-1997-murder-of-russian-gangster-arrested

The man Greek authorities believe is the brain behind the murder of infamous Russian hitman Alexander Solonik and his girlfriend in southern Athens in 1997 was arrested at Thessaloniki’s international airport on Monday afternoon....

29. UK’s Johnson faces lockdown-breach claims over garden party

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-s-johnson-faces-lockdown-breach-claims-over-garden-party

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced a wave of public and political outrage on Tuesday over allegations that he and his staff flouted coronavirus lockdown rules by holding a garden party in 2020 while Britons were barred by law from mingling outside the home....

30. No change in foreign policy, says Kasoulides, pledges more focus on foreign diplomats and EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-change-in-foreign-policy-says-kasoulides-pledges-more-focus-on-foreign-diplomats-and-eu

Newly-appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ioannis Kasoulides, has assured on Tuesday that there will be no change in foreign policy, instead, more attention will be given to particular issues....

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