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1. ELAM's surge is shaking up Cyprus politics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elam-s-surge-is-shaking-up-cyprus-politics

According to a report today by Marina Economidou in this Sunday's Kathimerini, with Cyprus gearing up for elections, the surge of the far-right party ELAM has become a central focus, particularly as it threatens to displace DIKO from its third-place position. ...

2. EU-Lebanon migration deal sparks fury over alleged pushbacks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-lebanon-migration-deal-sparks-fury-over-alleged-pushbacks

A recent EU-Lebanon agreement has come under intense scrutiny from NGOs and Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), who decry its ''brutal border control'' measures aimed at facilitating the ''voluntary return'' of Syrian refugees to contested ''safe areas'' in Syria, according to a report by Pavlos Xanthoulis in today's printed edition of Kathimerini....

3. Small parties gain traction in Kathimerini poll this Sunday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/small-parties-gain-traction-in-kathimerini-poll-this-sunday

This Sunday, a significant survey conducted by Kathimerini and Symmetron Market Research sheds light on the upcoming European elections, offering valuable insights into voter sentiment and political dynamics....

4. Nurses' unions protest in Cyprus public hospitals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nurses-unions-protest-in-cyprus-public-hospitals

The health sector in Cyprus is facing renewed turmoil, with public hospital staffing and the absence of collective agreements at the centre of contention....

5. Cyprus President begins official visit to Poland

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-begins-official-visit-to-poland

President Nikos Christodoulides of Cyprus commenced a two-day official visit to Poland on Thursday, where he is set to engage in high-level discussions with Polish leaders....

6. Politico: Ireland, Spain, and Norway to recognize Palestine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/politico-ireland-spain-and-norway-to-recognize-palestine

Ireland, Spain, and Norway announced on Wednesday their decision to officially recognize Palestine as a sovereign state starting next week, a move that has provoked a strong reaction from Israel....

7. Christodoulides to hold key meetings with Polish officials in Warsaw

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-to-hold-key-meetings-with-polish-officials-in-warsaw

The President of the Republic, Nikos Christodoulides, travels to Poland for an official visit on Wednesday evening, where he will meet with the country's political leadership....

8. Cyprus Institute's climate efforts recognized with prestigious PAM award

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-institute-s-climate-efforts-recognized-with-prestigious-pam-award

The Cyprus Institute (CyI) was among the winners of a Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM) Award, awarded in recognition of CyI’s research and educational activities in addressing the Climate Crisis and advancing mitigation actions in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East (EMME) region....

9. Outrage as police car seen parked in handicapped spot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/outrage-as-police-car-seen-parked-in-handicapped-spot

A photo posted on the Facebook page "The GAROS of the Day" showing a police car parked in a handicapped spot has sparked public outrage....

10. Parliament cancels smart meter contract to save EU funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliament-cancels-smart-meter-contract-to-save-eu-funds

The Cypriot Parliament has unanimously accepted the President's referral of a law passed on April 25 that exempts innovative small and medium-sized......

11. Slovakian Prime Minister shot after government meeting (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/slovakian-prime-minister-shot-after-government-meeting

Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico was injured in a shooting following a government meeting, according to a report by the news agency TASR on Wednesday. ...

12. Climate crisis, a health emergency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/climate-crisis-a-health-emergency

On December 1, 2019, Ms. Kyriakides assumed the role of European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety....

13. Turkish Cypriot leader criticizes UN envoy's approach

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-leader-criticizes-un-envoy-s-approach

Ersin Tatar criticized UN envoy Olgin's push for negotiations without common ground, citing her proposal for ''Initiative 3A'' (direct flights, direct trade, direct contacts) through the UN Secretary General's Personal Envoy. "If such an initiative were possible, we could engage in dialogue," he remarked....

14. Colin Stewart briefs PACE rapporteur on Cyprus Peace efforts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/colin-stewart-briefs-pace-rapporteur-on-cyprus-peace-efforts

UN Secretary-General's Special Representative in Cyprus and Head of UNFICYP Colin Stewart provided an update on peacebuilding efforts in Cyprus during a meeting with Italian MP Piero Fassino,...

15. EU sends sharp letter over Eurovision flag ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-sends-sharp-letter-over-eurovision-flag-ban

The Eurovision song contest continued to spawn unprecedented controversy, days after the winner was crowned, with the 27-nation European Union lambasting organizers for their ''incoherence'' in banning its flag from the concert hall during the final....

16. Hezbollah leader calls for migrant boat access to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hezbollah-leader-calls-for-migrant-boat-access-to-cyprus

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah on Monday called on Lebanese authorities to allow migrant boats to head to Europe amid rising anti-Syrian sentiment and accusations that Western countries aim to confine refugees in Lebanon....

17. Putin picks economist Belousov as defense chief, Shoigu switches gears

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-picks-economist-belousov-as-defense-chief-shoigu-switches-gears

Russian President Vladimir Putin tapped a civilian economist as his surprise new defence minister on Sunday in an attempt to gird Russia for economic war by trying to better utilise the defence budget and harness greater innovation to win in Ukraine....

18. Cyprus commemorates Europe Day with vibrant festivities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-commemorates-europe-day-with-vibrant-festivities

The Office of the European Parliament in Cyprus and the European Commission in Cyprus as well as the Presidency celebrate Europe Day with events throughout the day....

19. Nicosia mayor reveals progress on €20M GSP redevelopment project

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-mayor-reveals-progress-on-€20m-gsp-redevelopment-project

In autumn, Nicosia Mayor Constantinos Yorkatzis revealed progress on the approximately €20 million redevelopment project of the old GSP, an essential green space....

20. Grub and groove at the hottest street food bash in town!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/grub-and-groove-at-the-hottest-street-food-bash-in-town

Mark your calendars for Friday, the 10th, because Fork Food Market is back with another exciting event at the Nicosia Municipal Gardens. Located behind the Parliament and opposite the old General Hospital, the market promises great food and awesome vibes....

21. Millions saved in Cyprus pension reform

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/millions-saved-in-cyprus-pension-reform

The saga surrounding multiple pensions remains in limbo, as two bills navigate the corridors of power, scrutinized by the Presidential office, Cabinet, and Parliament....

22. French say 'Non!' to English at 2024 Paris Olympics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-say-non-to-english-at-2024-paris-olympics

In a bold move reminiscent of a linguistic battlefield, French lawmakers have sounded the alarm against the encroachment of English in the upcoming 2024 Paris Olympics. With a resolution adopted on Thursday, the lower house of parliament fired a shot across the bow, urging all involved - from organizers to athletes and journalists - to uphold the French language....

23. Europe Day celebrations in Cyprus for 20 years in EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-day-celebrations-in-cyprus-for-20-years-in-eu

Events celebrating Europe Day and the 20th Anniversary of Cyprus' accession to the EU are being organised this week by the European Parliament......

24. Pick up your voter books by June 6

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pick-up-your-voter-books-by-june-6

The election commissioner announced on Tuesday that the voter registration books of new voters, registered in the supplementary electoral rolls of April 2, 2024, have been prepared and transmitted to the Community and Parish Leaders for collection by the voters or their proxies....

25. EU Health Commissioner to address Parliament

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-health-commissioner-to-address-parliament

EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Stella Kyriakides, is paying a visit to Cyprus and will be present at events organized on the occasion of the 20 years since Cyprus' accession to the EU....

26. EU announces €1B aid package for Lebanon during visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-announces-€1b-aid-package-for-lebanon-during-visit

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced a substantial €1 billion support package for Lebanon, emphasizing the European Union's enduring commitment to assist the country and its people....

27. Ursula von der Leyen commends Cyprus for 20 years of transformation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ursula-von-der-leyen-commends-cyprus-for-20-years-of-transformation

The President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nikos Christodoulides, emphasized the pivotal role of the European Union (EU) in fostering peace in Cyprus... ...

28. Over 7,000 candidates vie for 3,227 seats in June 9 polls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-7-000-candidates-vie-for-3-227-seats-in-june-9-polls

In preparation for the June 9, 2024 elections in Cyprus, Chief Returning Officer Dr. Elikkos Elia announced on Tuesday a significant level of candidate interest and voter eligibility. ...

29. Melco's European expansion hit by tax cuts in occupied Cyprus casinos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/melco-s-european-expansion-hit-by-tax-cuts-in-occupied-cyprus-casinos

Melco Resorts & Entertainment's grand venture, the City of Dreams Mediterranean, faces a dramatic twist in its European odyssey as northern Cyprus casinos brace for a tax overhaul. ...

30. Von der Leyen, Christodoulides headline Cyprus-EU anniversary at palace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/von-der-leyen-christodoulides-headline-cyprus-eu-anniversary-at-palace

President of Cyprus Nikos Christodoulides and President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen will attend an event at the Presidential Palace in Nicosia on Wednesday marking the 20th anniversary of the accession of Cyprus to the European Union....

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