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17 October, 2021
 

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1. Cypriot AG says some civil servants unfit for the job

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-ag-says-some-civil-servants-unfit-for-the-job

Cyprus’ Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides ruffled some feathers this week when he told a House committee hearing that some leadership positions in the civil service were filled by people who were incompetent...

2. ‘A Dark Room’: excerpts from Alexis Papachelas’ forthcoming book

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/‘a-dark-room-excerpts-from-alexis-papachelas-forthcoming-book

“The nut, he went and did what we didn’t,” said Greek dictator Georgios Papadopoulos the morning of July 15, 1974 after he found out that Dimitris Ioannidis, the junta’s military police chief, had orchestrated a coup to overthrow Cyprus President Archbishop Makarios....

3. Man shoots people with bow and arrow in Norway

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-shoots-people-with-bow-and-arrow-in-norway

A man armed with a bow and arrow killed five people and wounded two others on Wednesday in Kongsberg, southwestern Norway, before being arrested....

4. Cypriot minister picks tax battle on Twitter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-picks-tax-battle-on-twitter

Cypriot Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides lashed out at critics this weekend, saying his country was in favor of setting a global minimum tax for corporations despite not having signed on the dotted line...

5. More than 330 current and former politicians identified as beneficiaries of secret accounts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-330-current-and-former-politicians-identified-as-beneficiaries-of-secret-accounts

A huge leak of financial documents published by several major news outlets on Sunday reportedly linked world leaders to secret wealth stockpiles, including King Abdullah of Jordan, Czech Prime Minister Andrzej Bremen and Prime Minister Andrei Bredo....

6. Man drives pickup truck onto Parliament forecourt, threatens bomb

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-drives-pickup-truck-onto-parliament-forecourt-threatens-bomb

A man drove a pickup truck onto Parliament’s forecourt in downtown Athens on Monday morning, stopping in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and threatening to detonate an explosive device....

7. Jiu Jitsu producers file new lawsuit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jiu-jitsu-producers-file-new-lawsuit

The producers and director of the film Jiu Jitsu are suing the Republic of Cyprus, the Auditor General, the Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency and a television station for compensation in excess of 30 million euros...

8. President Anastasiades addresses the 76th UN General Assembly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-anastasiades-addresses-the-76th-un-general-assembly

The President of the Republic, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades, today addressed members of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly in New York....

9. EU: A charger for all mobile phones - A blow to Apple

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/eu-a-charger-for-all-mobile-phones-a-blow-to-apple

The European Commission is pushing for a common charging port for mobile phones, tablets and headphones, ...

10. Woman’s letter probes AIDS phobia in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-s-letter-probes-aids-phobia-in-cyprus

A woman living with HIV in Cyprus has gone public with her ordeal after months of being given the runaround by officials, while shocking details about a recent case include GESY doctors refusing to treat a patient because they had 'no experience with her condition'...

11. Another 85 million by February if Cyprus meets deadline of key reforms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-must-meet-deadline-of-key-reforms-to-receive-the-next-85-million-from-the-eu

With the first 157m euros already paid in advance from the Cyprus Recovery and Resilience Fund, the country still has a long way to go to complete the reforms and investments required to unlock the next 85m euros which is due to be received in February 2022....

12. President Anastasiades discloses his assets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-anastasiades-discloses-his-assets

The assets of the President of the Republic, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades, along with other government officials were made public today on the website of the House of Representatives....

13. Dutch foreign minister resigns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dutch-foreign-minister-resigns

Dutch Foreign Minister Zigrid Kaag submitted her resignation from the government on Thursday,...

14. Greece’s significant air power projection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/greece-s-significant-air-power-projection

Greece’s military procurement program – a thorn in Turkey’s side, described by its defense minister, Hulusi Akar, as “provocative” – is back at the fore, after the recent briefing in Parliament about the navy’s acquisition of 44 torpedoes for its Type 214 submarines....

15. Greece facing shortage of doctors and healthcare workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-facing-shortage-of-doctors-and-healthcare-workers

The suspension of unvaccinated doctors and other health workers in effect since September 1 have resulted in personnel shortages across the public health system....

16. Low birth rate in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-low-birth-rate

A meeting was held by the Parliamentary Committee. Of great concern was the issue of low birth rates in Cyprus....

17. State budget and economic outlook for 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2022-budget

The Ministry of Finance is working hard to complete the proposed budget of 2022 for submission to the Council of Ministers....

18. Athens taps Cypriot ex-commissioner for Cabinet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-taps-cypriot-ex-commissioner-for-cabinet

The Greek government confirmed on Monday that former European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, will head the newly formed Climate Crisis and Civil Protection Ministry...

19. Police under scrutiny over media attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-under-scrutiny-over-media-building-attack

Cyprus police moved quickly to arrest a dozen suspects in the aftermath of an attack on a local media building in Nicosia, but questions remained over what law enforcement knew ahead of time and how prepared were riot police to face the assaul...

20. EU chief visits Cyprus after deadly fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-chief-visits-cyprus-after-deadly-fire

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is on a visit to Cyprus to boost post-pandemic recovery efforts, but the EU chief also grabbed an opportunity to tell a local community affected by last weekend’s deadly fire that Europe was at their side...

21. Anastasiades feels vindicated by passport probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-feels-vindicated-by-passport-report

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says a final report on the island’s disgraced golden passport scheme has alleged no deceit on his part, with the commander in chief apologizing for mistakes made under his administration which he attributed to lack of regulations and oversight over the years...

22. Defense committee on hold over ELAM spot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defense-committee-on-hold-over-elam-spot

The chairman of the House Defense Committee in the Republic of Cyprus has blackballed the head of the nationalist party, saying he wants to the matter resolved before he can convene the first meeting...

23. President focused on agenda after reshuffle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-focused-on-agenda-after-cabinet-reshuffle

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says this week reshuffle of his Cabinet will serve the government agenda, while blaming the opposition for his coalition-style approach falling flat...

24. No concessions to Erdogan, says Bob Menendez

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-concessions-to-erdogan-says-bob-menendez

No concessions should be made to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan 'without a significant behavior change,' US Senator Bob Menendez, a Democrat and chairman of the powerful Senate Foreign Relations Committee, tells Kathimerini...

25. Cypriot president out of hospital after surgery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-undergoes-surgery-under-wraps

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades underwent spinal surgery on Friday, after the procedure came up casually during comments he had made to reporters about an imminent Cabinet reshuffle...

26. Newly-formed census committee goes to ELAM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/newly-formed-census-committee-goes-to-elam

Nationalist party ELAM will preside over the newly-formed Census House committee in the Republic of Cyprus, after a recent disagreement between the two largest parties was ultimately resolved in what media pundits described as a solution based on Solomon’s judgment...

27. Cyprus parliament elects first madam speaker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-parliament-elects-first-madam-speaker

The newly-elected House in the Republic of Cyprus voted for the first woman ever to preside over the assembly on Thursday afternoon, with ruling party MP Annita Demetriou receiving the majority of the votes after an intense procedure...

28. Cyprus opposes global minimum corporate tax

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-opposes-global-minimum-corporate-tax

Cypriot Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides says Cyprus opposes both Biden’s proposal for a minimum corporate tax and a recently reached deal by MEPs on improved transparency for tax reporting...

29. ELAM throws hat in speakership race

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elam-throws-hat-in-speakership-race

Cyprus’ nationalist party ELAM says its president will seek the speakership of the House, following Sunday’s parliamentary elections that doubled the party’s seats while mainstream political movements lost ground...

30. Ruling party wins as largest parties shrink

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ruling-party-wins-as-largest-parties-shrink

The ruling conservative party in the Republic of Cyprus came on top following Sunday’s parliamentary elections, but DYSI along with leftist AKEL, the two mainstream parties, both saw many supporters choosing smaller tickets...

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