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91. Hotel industry faces backlash over residence fees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hotel-industry-faces-backlash-over-residence-fees

The inclusion of a residence tax within the framework of the green tax reform, affecting hotels, tourist accommodations, and Airbnb, is expected to trigger reactions within the hotel industry....

92. Vasiliko energy project now under EU scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vasiliko-energy-project-now-under-eu-scrutiny

The procedures and decisions related to Cyprus' largest energy project in Vasilikos are gaining significant attention....

93. France first in 50 years to secure abortion as constitutional right

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-first-in-50-years-to-secure-abortion-as-constitutional-right

France has taken a historic step by becoming the first country in half a century to enshrine abortion as a constitutional right. ...

94. Cyprus sees record 4,388 new voters joining European elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-record-4-388-new-voters-joining-european-elections

To date a total of 4,388 new voters have been registered to vote for the June 9 elections, of which 1,386 concern Europeans residing in Cyprus for the forthcoming local administration elections. There were also 34 applications from Europeans for the European elections. ...

95. Cyprus faces trust crisis: Over 60% skeptical in social relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-trust-crisis-over-60-skeptical-in-social-relations

Social Trust in Cyprus is low with almost 65% believing that we should be cautious in our relations with people. The same applies with Cypriots not trusting political parties. ...

96. Greek Independence Day to gauge church's stance on same-sex marriage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-independence-day-to-gauge-church-s-stance-on-same-sex-marriage

Greece’s Independence Day on March 25 and Greek Orthodox Easter on May 3 will serve as a barometer of the Church’s response to legislation passed by Parliament institutionalizing same sex marriage....

97. Vasilikos scandal unveiled: €250,000 spent, recommendations ignored

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vasilikos-scandal-unveiled-€250-000-spent-recommendations-ignored

The decision made by the Nicos Anastasiades government in 2016 to shift away from failed attempts to introduce F.P. by constructing a terminal at Vasilikos initially offered hope for resolving an 11-year dilemma....

98. EU mulls tax breaks for islands nations on aviation fuel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-mulls-tax-breaks-for-islands-nations-on-aviation-fuel

European Union nations are in talks to grant exemptions for a proposed EU-wide tax on aviation fuel, particularly favoring islands. A draft document from Belgium,...

99. New rules for presidential advisers set amid political turmoil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-rules-for-presidential-advisers-set-amid-political-turmoil

The House of Representatives, in a vote of 46 in favor and one against, has approved a bill outlining the criteria for hiring advisers-associates to the president, ministers, and deputy ministers....

100. MPs from 12 countries halt arms to Israel over Gaza assault

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mps-from-12-countries-halt-arms-to-israel-over-gaza-assault

More than 200 Members of Parliament (MPs) from a dozen countries are urging their governments to halt arms sales to Israel....

101. Israel halts humanitarian visas, children in Gaza at risk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-halts-humanitarian-visas-children-in-gaza-at-risk

Israel has ceased issuing visas to international staff of humanitarian organizations operating in occupied Palestinian territories....

102. Communities lay foundation for future governance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/communities-lay-foundation-for-future-governance

Beyond the spotlight on municipalities due to identified weaknesses in the preparation and implementation stages, a transformative wave is on the horizon for communities set to operate under a new regime starting July 1st....

103. Greece marks 1st anniversary of Tempi train accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-marks-1st-anniversary-of-tempi-train-accident

In a somber commemoration of the first anniversary of one of Greece's most significant train tragedies, demonstrators painted the names of the 57 victims from the Tempi accident in red outside the Parliament. ...

104. Will anyone be held accountable?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/will-anyone-be-held-accountable

Experts conduct studies, and we pay them for their work. However, the problem arises when these studies are manipulated to align with the interests of our friendly MPs....

105. EU lawmakers want drivers to pass medical exams every 15 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-lawmakers-want-drivers-to-pass-medical-exams-every-15-years

European Union lawmakers are debating whether to require drivers to pass medical exams every 15 years to keep their licences, a proposal that has sparked backlash in France....

106. Cyprus to welcome Slovenian House Speaker on three-day visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-welcome-slovenian-house-speaker-on-three-day-visit

Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia Urška Klakočar Zupančič pays an official three-day visit to Cyprus (28/2-1/3) following the invitation of the President of the House of Representatives of the Republic of Cyprus, Annita Demetriou....

107. 800 divorces annually, 35,000 single parents, and outdated benefits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/800-divorces-annually-35-000-single-parents-and-outdated-benefits

The Human Rights Committee of the Parliament convened today, shedding light on critical issues affecting single-parent families in Cyprus....

108. Fodder for the beasts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/fodder-for-the-beasts

Last week, Nicos Anastasiades demanded through his lawyer the withdrawal of the books of Makarios Drousiotis, an apology and compensation....

109. European Parliament honors Navalny amidst food inflation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-parliament-honors-navalny-amidst-food-inflation

The European Parliament will commemorate the life of Russian activist Alexei Navalny, featuring an address by his wife, Yulia Navalnaya, in its plenary session this week in Strasbourg......

110. Greece to bring in 40,000 workers from six countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/greece-to-bring-in-40-000-workers-from-six-countries

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Thursday that Greece is on the cusp of a migration agreement with India to bring in unskilled and skilled workers to the country to be employed in the agricultural, construction and tourism sectors....

111. Government official salaries surge up 17% in 5 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-official-salaries-surge-up-17-in-5-years

Over the past half-decade, the salaries of government officials have surged by a notable 17%, shedding light on the expanding state payroll. ...

112. Greek government to sell its stake in Piraeus Bank, anticipates high demand

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-government-to-sell-its-stake-in-piraeus-bank-anticipates-high-demand

Greece will proceed with the complete divestment of the state from Piraeus Bank with the disposition of the 27% it controls through the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund (HFSF)....

113. King Charles' battle and Cyprus' cancer crusade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/king-charles-battle-and-cyprus-cancer-crusade

The specter of cancer has reached even the ''semigod'' King Charles of Britain, sending shockwaves through the British populace and beyond....

114. Government reveals setbacks in local governance overhaul

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-reveals-setbacks-in-local-governance-overhaul

The Cypriot government admits to deficiencies in its largest administrative overhaul since the Republic's inception, just four months before its official launch....

115. Cyprus adopts ''Pay as You Throw'' system to tackle surging municipal waste

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adopts-pay-as-you-throw-system-to-tackle-surging-municipal-waste

The Statistical Service of Cyprus reveals a 5% surge in municipal solid waste, reaching 615,000 tonnes in 2022. Per capita waste generation stands at 673 kg, ranking Cyprus the 5th highest in the EU. With 77.5% disposed of in landfills, the nation is gearing up for a "Pay as You Throw" (PAYT) system....

116. Greek farmers descend on Athens protesting economic hardships

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-farmers-descend-on-athens-protesting-economic-hardships

In a demonstration mirroring concerns across Europe, Greek farmers drove tractors into Athens on Tuesday to protest outside parliament, citing issues with rising energy costs, foreign competition, and recent flooding. ...

117. Kato Pyrgos aims to become Cyprus' first energy self-sufficient community

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kato-pyrgos-aims-to-become-cyprus-first-energy-self-sufficient-community

Inspired by the success of the Tilos Project, the first operational renewable energy initiative that achieved energy independence for the island of Tilos, Kato Pyrgos aspires to become the first energy self-sufficient community in Cyprus. ...

118. EU unveils stricter fiscal rules for member states

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-unveils-stricter-fiscal-rules-for-member-states

The European Commission has introduced new fiscal rules aimed at promoting growth and financial discipline among member states. The framework, ...

119. Doctors' abortion refusal raises concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctors-abortion-refusal-raises-concerns

A significant controversy emerged during today's session of the Human Rights Committee of the Parliament, shedding light on the refusal of six out of eight anesthesiologists at Makarios Hospital to participate in an abortion procedure, citing religious reasons. ...

120. Woman reveals harrowing conditions in Nicosia psychiatric hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-reveals-harrowing-conditions-in-nicosia-psychiatric-hospital

A woman testified before the Parliament's Human Rights Committee, shedding light on the deplorable conditions her sister endured during her stay at the Nicosia psychiatric hospital....

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