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61. Germany under fire for arms sales to Israel amid Gaza conflict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-under-fire-for-arms-sales-to-israel-amid-gaza-conflict

Germany will face a fresh call to revoke all arms sales to Israel on Thursday in a lawsuit that puts more pressure on Berlin amid a rising outcry about the scale of deaths and destruction in the war on Gaza....

62. Russia's influence tactics exposed in EU election probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-s-influence-tactics-exposed-in-eu-election-probe

Less than two months before European voters in 27 countries take part in EU Parliament elections, Belgium says it is investigating pro-Russian networks that are trying to influence the vote....

63. House President condemns Azerbaijan's collaboration plans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-president-condemns-azerbaijan-s-collaboration-plans

The President of Cyprus' House of Representatives, Annita Demetriou, is taking action against Azerbaijan's plan to collaborate with the ''parliament'' of the illegal regime in Turkish-occupied Cyprus. ...

64. Scandals and sanctimony in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/scandals-and-sanctimony-in-cyprus

In recent years, we've seen it all. From COVID to the Ukraine conflict and the dramatic events unfolding next door in Gaza. Yet, nothing has rocked the average Cypriot quite like the scandal of the Avvakoum Monastery. ...

65. European elections add twist to Cyprus polls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-elections-add-twist-to-cyprus-polls

On June 9, Cyprus goes to the polls in the most complicated elections in its history as the European elections and the local government elections are held in parallel, following the reform passed by the Parliament....

66. EU's new migration pact gains Cyprus approval

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-new-migration-pact-gains-cyprus-approval

The new Migration and Asylum Pact, the European Parliament approved on Wednesday, is ''an important step'' Cyprus’ Interior Ministry says in a statement, released on Thursday....

67. EU Parliament votes for clearer labels on breakfast foods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-parliament-votes-for-clearer-labels-on-breakfast-foods

In a move aimed at empowering consumers and promoting healthier choices, the European Parliament has greenlit updated regulations governing breakfast staples such as honey, fruit juice, jam, and marmalades....

68. Cyprus Fire Service policy sparks concerns among lawmakers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fire-service-policy-sparks-concerns-among-lawmakers

The recent implementation of a new policy by the Fire Service of Cyprus regarding premises control has ignited discussions within the Parliamentary Committee on Energy, Commerce, Industry, and Tourism. ...

69. Construction at Cape Greco Monastery marches on despite Municipal opposition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/construction-at-cape-greco-monastery-marches-on-despite-municipal-opposition

After facing criticism for inaction over the construction of a monastery in the Natura area of Cape Greco, Mayor Christos Zannetos of Ayia Napa addressed the situation before the Parliamentary Environment Committee....

70. EU's passage of migration pact shrouded in controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-passage-of-migration-pact-shrouded-in-controversy

A ''Historic'' moment for Europe, as the Migration and Asylum Pact was approved by the plenary session of the European Parliament a few hours ago....

71. Greece introduces ''talent and tech visas'' for non-EU citizens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-introduces-talent-and-tech-visas-for-non-eu-citizens

Greece is about to introduce more formal incentives for attracting non-European Union citizens, this time based on their talent and expertise, as a means of boosting the country’s supply of skilled staff, which is seriously lagging demand in the high-tech sectors....

72. Sophia Vassiliou: Paying it forward

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sophia-vassiliou-paying-it-forward

As the European elections draw near, Cyprus finds itself amidst the emergence of a new political entity: VOLT. This dynamic party brings a breath of fresh air to our political landscape, ...

73. Protecting pups or punishing breeds? Dachshunds caught in legal crossfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protecting-pups-or-punishing-breeds-dachshunds-caught-in-legal-crossfire

Dachshunds, the German dog breed known for their distinctive long bodies and short legs, face an uncertain future if proposed changes to an animal protection law are approved, Germany’s kennel club said....

74. Accusations against Von der Leyen shake re-election bid as Brussels elite speak out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/accusations-against-von-der-leyen-shake-re-election-bid-as-brussels-elite-speak-out

Ursula von der Leyen’s bid for a second term as president of the European Commission has been dented after accusations of favouritism in the selection of a fellow party member to a lucrative new job. ...

75. Thousands of students' whereabouts unknown in occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-of-students-whereabouts-unknown-in-occupied-territories

An investigation conducted by a parliamentary committee in the occupied territories has unveiled a concerning reality: between 4,000 to 10,000 individuals with student status remain unaccounted for, as reported by the "immigration department."...

76. Cyprus sailing clubs caught in legal tussle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sailing-clubs-caught-in-legal-tussle

The lack of legislation tailored to the needs of Nautical Clubs, essential for training and fostering nautical sports, is causing confusion and unfairness....

77. Health Ministry suffers €880,000 loss in warehouse damage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-suffers-€880-000-in-drug-warehouse-damage

In a session before the Parliament's Health Committee, officials reported €880,000 in damages to 149 pharmaceutical preparations, affecting 105,401...

78. Audit exposes serious issues in collecting unpaid taxes in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/audit-exposes-serious-issues-in-collecting-unpaid-taxes-in-cyprus

An audit report from the Tax Department for 2022 has uncovered a staggering accumulation of over €2.5 billion in arrears, with €1 billion considered unsecure due to delays in necessary measures, the Audit Service revealed....

79. Cyprus faces electricity market struggles amid smart meter setback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-electricity-market-struggles-amid-smart-meter-setback

Cyprus faces significant hurdles in its electricity sector, notably in establishing a fair and competitive market. This impacts consumer choice of suppliers and efforts to transition to cleaner energy sources at home....

80. Meet ''e-kofini'', a tool to lift veil on food prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meet-e-kofini-a-tool-to-lift-veil-on-food-prices

The Ministry of Agriculture is gearing up to unveil a cutting-edge digital tool aimed at bringing greater transparency to the often murky world of agricultural product pricing....

81. Where did all the declared cash go?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/where-did-all-the-declared-cash-go

Director General of the Ministry of Finance, George Panteli, revealed to Parliament's Institutions Committee that between 2021 and March 2024, 1077 cash declarations, totaling 119 million euros, entered Cyprus via Larnaca and Paphos airports....

82. Turkish Cypriots among 19,642 new registrants for elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-among-19-642-new-registrants-for-elections

The latest count shows that 19,642 new voters have registered on the electoral rolls, Head of Electoral Service Menelaos Vasiliou told CNA on Tuesday, reminding that the deadline for registering ends at the end of the day....

83. Metsola's visit in Cyprus sends shockwaves through EU politics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/metsola-s-visit-in-cyprus-sends-shockwaves-through-eu-politics

The President of the European Parliament, Roberta Metsola, is in Cyprus for a two-day working visit. ...

84. European Parliament President to visit Cyprus for humanitarian aid talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/european-parliament-president-to-visit-cyprus-for-humanitarian-aid-talks

The President of the European Parliament, Roberta Metsola, is set to visit Cyprus on April 1st, where she will meet with President Nikos Christodoulidis for discussions on humanitarian aid initiatives....

85. Akamas road irregularities demand answers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akamas-road-irregularities-demand-answers

A series of pressing questions has emerged concerning irregularities in the initial phase of the road network construction in Akamas....

86. Tractors block streets with beets and manure in EU protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tractors-block-streets-with-beets-and-manure-in-eu-protest

Farmers threw beets, sprayed manure at police and set hay alight on Tuesday as hundreds of tractors again sealed off streets close to the European Union headquarters, where agriculture ministers sought to ease a crisis that has led to months of protests across the 27-member bloc....

87. Cyprus' economic resilience earns high credit rating confirmation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-economic-resilience-earns-high-credit-rating-confirmation

International rating agency Morningstar DBRS has confirmed Cyprus’ BBB (high) long-term credit rating with a stable trend, noting that favourable economic prospects balance downside risks. ...

88. Finance Minister unveils plan to end multiple pensions for MPs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-minister-unveils-plan-to-end-multiple-pensions-for-mps

The government aims for a complete abolition of multiple pensions for state officials and members of parliament through a proposal encompassing two bills. ...

89. Dignitaries gather for 25th of March celebrations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dignitaries-gather-for-25th-of-march-celebrations

At 10 a.m. today, a Solemn Doxology took place in the Holy Church of Panagia Faneromeni, led by the Archbishop of Cyprus, Georgios. Among the distinguished guests...

90. Pope defrocks Belgian bishop over sexual abuse allegations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-defrocks-belgian-bishop-over-sexual-abuse-allegations

Pope Francis took action against Roger Vangheluwe, the former Belgian bishop of Brugge, who admitted to sexually abusing his nephew but faced no Vatican punishment until now....

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