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1. Ministry pushing for ban on mobile phones in schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-pushing-for-ban-on-mobile-phones-in-schools

The measure to ban mobile phones in educational institutions across Cyprus is neither sudden nor unprecedented, stated Minister of Education Athina Michaelidou. She noted that similar measures have been implemented in almost all European countries....

2. From TikTok follower to political pundit, a satirical dive into Cyprus politics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-tiktok-follower-to-political-pundit-a-satirical-dive-into-cyprus-politics

I've decided to get more involved in politics. Since I'm a bit curious, I've started obsessively following what's happening in Brussels. No, I didn't sit down to study because I'm also a bit lazy....

3. Parliament reduces traffic light violation fines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliament-reduces-traffic-light-violation-fines

Parliament unanimously passed a law reducing some out-of-court fines for traffic light violations, a measure largely prompted by the widespread use of photoelectric cameras in cities....

4. Cyprus faces crisis with 120 illegal waste sites igniting fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-crisis-with-120-illegal-waste-sites-igniting-fires

In Cyprus, there are approximately 120 illegal waste sites, with the Fire Service in the Nicosia district responding to 45 incidents in the past two years alone, as disclosed by the Parliamentary Environment Committee on Wednesday. MPs have urged relevant authorities to take decisive action....

5. Transport minister Vafeades calls for fair climate laws in shipping

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transport-minister-vafeades-calls-for-fair-climate-laws-in-shipping

Transport Minister Alexis Vafeades spoke of the need to prevent the side effects of legislation to tackle climate change on the shipping sector and ports, during discussions in the Transport Council of the EU held on Tuesday in Luxembourg....

6. Cyprus to sell €1 billion bond after improved credit ratings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-sell-1-billion-bond-after-improved-credit-ratings

The Republic of Cyprus is expediting its return to the financial markets, seeking to leverage recent credit rating upgrades by Fitch and Standard & Poor's......

7. Cyprus reforms are a comedy of errors in governance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-reforms-are-a-comedy-of-errors-in-governance

Following last Sunday's vote, the much-publicized local government reform will take effect on July 1. This, like many other reforms, has been carried out in typical Cypriot fashion. ...

8. Cyprus President advocates Von der Leyen, Metsola re-election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-advocates-von-der-leyen-metsola-re-election

President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides voiced on Monday his support for the re-election of Ursula von der Leyen and Roberta Metsola to the posts of President of the Commission and President of the European Parliament respectively....

9. Austrian parliament leader in Cyprus for talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austrian-parliament-leader-in-cyprus-for-talks

The President of the National Council of the Austrian Parliament (Nationalrat) Wolfgang Sobotka, arrives on Tuesday in Cyprus for an official visit......

10. Only 5,676 of 103,281 eligible T/C voters participated in the EU elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/only-5-676-of-103-281-eligible-t-c-voters-participated-in-the-eu-elections

In the recent European Parliament elections on June 9, hopes for a high turnout of Turkish Cypriot (T/C) voters were dashed. Despite having 103,281 eligible voters, only 5,676 T/Cs cast their ballots, a slight drop from 5,804 in 2019....

11. Fidias' win triggers debate on political behavior

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/fidias-win-triggers-debate-on-political-behavior

Last Sunday, when election winner Fidias Panayiotou appeared on the panel of Alpha TV station, it was not his incongruous outfit or his unusual behaviour, rushing to kiss and hug the presenters, that caused embarrassment....

12. Fidias Panayiotou's election sets a new standard

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fidias-panayiotou-s-election-sets-a-new-standard

The election of YouTuber Fidias Panayiotou to the European Parliament has left traditional political parties in Cyprus rethinking their game plan, according to an article written by Kathimerini's Yiannis Ioannou....

13. Cyprus faces market uncertainties as exit plans delayed again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-faces-market-uncertainties-as-exit-plans-delayed-again

According to report by Panayiotis Rougalas in today's Oikonomiki, Cyprus faces a challenging time as it navigates plans to exit the financial markets. ...

14. Newly elected leaders of Nicosia District officially announced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/newly-elected-leaders-of-nicosia-district-officially-announced

The newly elected mayors, municipal councilors, school superintendents, community mayors, and community council members of the Nicosia district were officially proclaimed on Tuesday....

15. Introducing Cyprus' six newly elected members of the European Parliament

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/introducing-cyprus-six-newly-elected-members-of-the-european-parliament

Chief Returning Officer Dr. Elikkos A. Elia announced the six newly elected Cypriot members of the European Parliament on Tuesday morning, following the results of Sunday’s elections....

16. Cyprus sees strong voter turnout in European elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-strong-voter-turnout-in-european-elections

The European elections in Cyprus saw a turnout of 58.86% on Sunday, according to Chief Returning Officer Elikkos Elia. This marked a significant participation rate as Cypriots cast their votes to determine their representatives in the European Parliament....

17. Political turmoil as coalition parties face electoral setback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/political-turmoil-as-coalition-parties-face-electoral-setback

Clouds of uncertainty loom over the political landscape of Cyprus following the recent European elections, which saw significant losses for the co-governing parties. ...

18. Far-right surges in European elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/far-right-surges-in-european-elections

In a dramatic turn of events, far-right parties across Europe have secured significant gains in the recent EU elections, particularly in Germany and France. ...

19. Europe's right-wing surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/europe-s-right-wing-surge

The votes are still being counted, but the European Parliament election results point to a surge of support for right-wing and far-right parties....

20. Independents and far-right candidates gain seats in EU parliament

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/independents-and-far-right-candidates-gain-seats-in-eu-parliament

In a historic turn of events, Cyprus witnessed significant changes in its representation in the European Parliament as results from the June 9th election rolled in....

21. Fidias Panayiotou's controversial candidacy and the rise of the opposition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fidias-panayiotou-s-controversial-candidacy-and-the-rise-of-anti-politics

''If you thought Phidias had no opinion on the Cyprus problem, you are wrong. He does. It was just better when he didn't,''...

22. European Parliament elections see rightward shift

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-parliament-elections-see-rightward-shift

Voters across Europe cast their ballots on Sunday in the European Parliament elections, likely shifting the assembly to the right and increasing the number of euroskeptic nationalists. ...

23. Charalambos Prountzos elected as Nicosia mayor by wide margin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/charalambos-prountzos-elected-as-nicosia-mayor-by-wide-margin

Charalambos Prountzos has been elected as the new Mayor of Nicosia by a significant margin....

24. YouTube star shakes up Cyprus politics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/youtube-star-shakes-up-cyprus-politics

The case of the popular content creator, Fidias Panayiotou, known for his presence on TikTok and YouTube, has stirred significant interest since the onset of this year's dual elections. ...

25. Disappointing voter turnout in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/disappointing-voter-turnout-in-nicosia

In today's election results, Nicosia saw the lowest voter turnout among all districts, marking a concerning trend in civic participation....

26. Fidias in 3rd as preliminary election results announced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fidias-in-3rd-as-preliminary-election-results-announced

The exit poll results from various channels were released shortly after the European elections polls closed at 18:00....

27. 'The fifth phalanx'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-fifth-phalanx

The coming of age of my generation coincided with Cyprus' first appearance in the European Parliament in 2004. A generation that saw the EU as the vehicle for its hope—hope for change and reunification of the country....

28. Cyprus prepares for major local government reform

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-prepares-for-major-local-government-reform

The June 9 elections mark the final step before the significant milestone on July 1, 2024, when a new local government structure will be established in Cyprus, Apostolos Tomaras reports. ...

29. Voter turnout reaches 38.6% by 3pm this afternoon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/voter-turnout-reaches-38-6-by-3pm-this-afternoon

Voter turnout for the elections reached 38.6% of the registered electorate by 3 p.m. local time, Chief Returning Officer Elikkos Elia announced. This translates to 269,727 individuals casting their votes so far....

30. Social media: Essential but not all-powerful

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/social-media-essential-but-not-all-powerful

Social media is undoubtedly a crucial tool in the electoral arena, according to a report by Kathimerini's Hectoras Georgiou....

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