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151. 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. ...

152. 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....

153. 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....

154. 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....

155. 800 divorces annually, 35,000 single parents, and outdated benefits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/800-divorces-annually-35-000-single-parents-and-outdated-benefits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

156. 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....

157. 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......

158. 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....

159. 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. ...

160. 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)....

161. 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....

162. 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....

163. 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....

164. 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. ...

165. 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. ...

166. 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, ...

167. 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. ...

168. 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....

169. Neofytou confronts Turkish delegate on Cyprus invasion and occupation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/neofytou-confronts-turkish-delegate-on-cyprus-invasion-and-occupation

DISY MP and former presidential candidate Averof Neofytou didn't hold back during a recent meeting at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean when he engaged in a spirited exchange with Turkish representative Samil Ayrim....

170. Greece joins 28 nations in recognizing same-sex families

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-joins-28-nations-in-recognizing-same-sex-families

In a groundbreaking move, Greece has joined over 37 nations in granting recognition and equal rights to families with same-sex parents....

171. Over 1,000 tons of discarded tires pile up across Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-1-000-tons-of-discarded-tires-pile-up-across-cyprus

Today, more than 1,000 tons of tires lie scattered in open spaces throughout Cyprus, posing a significant problem for the environment and public health....

172. Greece's parliament approves same-sex marriage rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-parliament-approves-same-sex-marriage-rights

Greece’s 300-member Parliament approved the bill granting same-sex couples equal rights in marriage in a roll call vote on Thursday night. The reform extends full parental rights to gay couples but will not allow for medically assisted reproduction through a surrogate. ...

173. Paphos mayor alleges ETEK negligence in SAPA fallout

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-mayor-alleges-etek-negligence-in-sapa-fallout

Fresh revelations have emerged in the ongoing SAPA scandal following intense scrutiny in the Parliamentary Committee on Institutions....

174. The controversy over the ''homophobic'' school video and societal issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-controversy-over-the-homophobic-school-video-and-societal-issues

In Cyprus, a heated debate has ensued over a school video labeled as homophobic. Despite the Minister of Education asserting no wrongdoing, tensions escalated on social media and in Parliament...

175. Akamas biodiversity under threat, EU commission acts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akamas-biodiversity-under-threat-eu-commission-acts

The European Parliament's Petitions Committee (PETI) remains vigilant regarding complaints about EU environmental legislation in Cyprus's Akamas region, following a recent debate in Brussels. ...

176. Department faces 2,000 backlogged refugee applications due to understaffing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/department-faces-2-000-backlogged-refugee-applications-due-to-understaffing

In February 2024, the Service for the Care and Rehabilitation of Displaced Persons (YMAPE) revealed a backlog of 2,000 pending applications, citing understaffing issues. ...

177. British MPs push 'Free Occupied Cyprus' campaign

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-mps-push-free-occupied-cyprus-campaign

The intricate semiotics behind the synchronized messages conveyed by British MPs during their visit to the Occupied Territories, coinciding with a British tabloid's reference to Varosha in connection with King Charles......

178. Kasselakis vows to end MP immunity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kasselakis-vows-to-end-mp-immunity

Stefanos Kasselakis, the leader of the main opposition SYRIZA, has pledged to abolish the immunity of MPs from prosecution if his party comes into power. ...

179. Lawmakers debate landmark same-sex marriage bill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawmakers-debate-landmark-same-sex-marriage-bill

In an ironic twist, Greek lawmakers began a heated debate on Valentine's Day over a landmark bill proposing the legalization of same-sex marriage. If approved, Greece would become the first Orthodox Christian country to legalize such unions....

180. Parliamentarian shines light on homophobic video screening at lyceum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliamentarian-shines-light-on-homophobic-video-screening-at-lyceum

A distressing occurrence unfolded as a homophobic video was screened before graduating students during their religious studies at a Nicosia high school....

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