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1. 30% less passengers between UK and Paris due to Brexit delays

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/30-less-passengers-between-uk-and-paris-due-to-brexit-delays

Eurostar has said that its trains between the United Kingdom and Paris are carrying 30 percent fewer passengers than their capacity....

2. Averof received funds from Russian oligarchs, says Nikolas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/averof received-funds-from-russian-oligarchs-says-nikolas

Phedonas Phedonos has mentioned Averof Neofytou in relation to his complaint about Russian oligarchs financing a candidate, says DIKO President Nikolas Papadopoulos....

3. Anastasiades says Russia forced Cyprus to change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-says-russia-forced-cyprus-to-change

Cyprus’ commander-in-chief says Russia forced his country to adopt an EU stance against Moscow, in response to Russian criticism that suggested Europeans were toeing an American line against the Kremlin and Nicosia and Athens were suffering because of it...

4. Cyprus under international scrutiny for sanctions on Russian oligarchs - (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-under-international-scrutiny-for-sanctions-on-russian-oligarchs-video

Regarding the levying of sanctions against Russian oligarchs due to the conflict in Ukraine, Cyprus is being closely watched on a global scale....

5. 330,000 migrants attempted to enter the EU last year, highest since 2016

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/330-000-migrants-attempted-to-enter-the-eu-last-year-highest-since-2016

The number of attempts by migrants to enter the European Union without authorization reached around 330,000 last year, the highest number since 2016, the EU’s border and coast guard agency said Friday....

6. Israelis applying for French citizenship skyrocketed after November elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israelis-applying-for-french-citizenship-skyrocketed-after-november-elections

Following the November elections, which saw the installation of the country's most right-wing and religious government to date, the French embassy in Israel saw a 13 percent increase in applications for citizenship....

7. Nikos Christodoulides: Discussing changes to the Guterres framework

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nikos-christodoulides-discussing-changes-to-the-guterres-framework

"I didn't hear anyone mention Mr. Kasoulides, the foreign minister, after the wreckage in Crans Montana. Nobody could blame him. He was not the most directly involved, nor was he the one who would take the final decisions..." ...

8. The Belgian wheel is in motion...

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-belgian-wheel-is-in-motion

Many Cypriots live in a state of frustration. How did Belgian authorities respond decisively to the well-known case, while the island's law enforcement took two weeks to visit Syllouris?...

9. The fall

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

The tale of Eva Kaili is a metaphor for the glitzy, quick ascent to power in politics and the ultimate fall from grace brought on by dishonesty. After all, a corrupt politician is one who has been bribed by the state or a private individual....

10. EU Parliament halts work on Qatar-related cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-parliament-halts-work-on-qatar-related-cases

The European Union’s parliament voted Thursday to suspend work on all files involving Qatar, and called for security passes for representatives of the Gulf country’s interests to be withdrawn until light can be shed on a corruption scandal rocking the assembly....

11. Calculating tax revenue for the passport program is challenging

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/calculating-tax-revenue-for-the-passport-program-is-challenging

It is impossible to estimate and link the amount of government revenue from the CIP to the individuals covered by it....

12. Lawyer Andreas Pittadjis denies all charges in 'golden passport' trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-andreas-pittadjis-denies-all-charges-in-golden-passport-trial

Based on the findings of the Nicolatos Committee, the four defendants in the criminal case involving Al Jazeera news network reporting and the events surrounding the naturalization of foreign investors and businessmen were brought before the Nicosia Permanent Criminal Court....

13. Cyprus president wants corruption claims against him investigated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-wants-corruption-claims-against-him-investigated

Cyprus’ president on Tuesday called for an independent probe into allegations made by a former aide that he has run a corrupt administration under the influence of Russian oligarchs...

14. MEPs vote not to accept passports issued by Russia in occupied areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meps-vote-not-to-accept-passports-issued-by-russia-in-occupied-areas

The European Parliament has endorsed a decision not to accept passports and other travel documents issued by Russia in illegally-occupied regions of Ukraine and Georgia....

15. Post-Brexit UK streamlines EU student visas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/post-brexit-uk-streamlines-eu-student-visas

Brexit, the legal action initiated by the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, did have an impact on every field, including education....

16. Eliades: 'Cyprus a haven for every kind of illegal activity' thanks to government

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eliades-cyprus-a-haven-for-every-kind-of-illegal-activity-thanks-to-government

The preliminary findings of the report issued by the PEGA investigation committee, the works carried out at the Limassol Municipal Garden, and the delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zones between Cyprus and Greece were the subject of press releases issued by presidential candidates on Wednesday....

17. Defendants acquitted in first 'golden passports' trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defendants-acquitted-in-first-golden-passports-trial

Nine defendants—5 people and 4 legal entities—were cleared and released from the 36 charges they were facing in the case involving the exceptional naturalization of foreign applicants by the Larnaca-Famagusta Permanent Criminal Court, which convened today, Friday, November 4. This decision was based on the Kalogeros ruling....

18. Cyprus renews vaccination pitch as MEPs jab Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-renews-vaccination-pitch-as-meps-jab-brussels

A Cypriot top health official told medical professionals over the weekend that the state’s vaccination committee was constantly updating its decisions as new data on COVID-19 jabs became available, but the comments stopped short of stating new policy as criticism towards Pharma and EU bosses is picking up steam...

19. Cavusoglu: 'TRNC' delegations will be established in two EU member states

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-trnc-delegations-will-be-established-in-two-eu-member-states

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that although the pseudo-state has not been recognized, representative offices will now be established in two EU nations. ...

20. British business travelers being turned back from EU countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-business-travelers-being-turned-back-from-eu-countries

British business travelers are being turned back from European countries for going against post-Brexit movement restrictions that will be applied more rigorously once the European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS) is introduced in November next year....

21. Cabinet revokes ten passports belonging to investors and their relatives

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cabinet-revokes-ten-passports-belonging-to-investors-and-their-relatives

The Council of Ministers met this morning, led by President of the Republic, Nicos Anastasiades, and decided to begin the process of revoking the citizenship of three investors and seven of their dependents based on an investigation by the Interior Ministry's services....

22. Americans show more interest in Greece's golden visa program

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/americans-show-more-interest-in-greece-s-golden-visa-program

Americans’ interest in Greece’s Golden Visa program has marked a significant increase recently, according to the latest report of real estate experts Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices....

23. Police concerned over increasing number of forged travel documents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-concerned-over-increasing-number-of-forged-travel-documents

The increase in cases of identity fraud and presentation of fake documents, during passport controls at the airports of Cyprus, was the subject of a meeting that took place recently at the Police Headquarters, under the Deputy Chief of Police, Demetris Demetriou....

24. 20 years in prison for former Cypriot oligarch Oleg Deripaska

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/20-years-in-prison-for-former-cypriot-oligarch-oleg-deripaska

Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, who received a Cypriot passport in 2018 and had his Cypriot citizenship revoked in April 2022, faces a charge of conspiracy to violate and evade US sanctions with a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison....

25. Increasing number of asylum seekers using fake documents to leave Cyprus for Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/increasing-number-of-asylum-seekers-using-fake-documents-to-leave-cyprus-for-europe

The number of people attempting to leave the territory of Cyprus by using fake documents has been increasing in the last few months....

26. Cyprus starts golden passport trial with a paradox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-starts-golden-passport-trial-with-a-paradox

A defense attorney in the golden passport trial set to begin next month raised a conflict of interest on Monday, when his client and former House speaker along with three other defendants appeared for their arraignment before a Nicosia district judge...

27. 80m euros per year in fuel tax is lost to the occupied areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/80m-euros-per-year-in-fuel-tax-is-lost-to-the-occupied-areas

The issue of fuel supply from the occupied territories seems to be taking on a dimension of its own as the Association of Petrol Distributors is preparing to file a complaint with the European Union....

28. Metsola: 'Europe's bloc is made stronger by the discovery of so much natural gas in your country'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/metsola-europe-s-bloc-is-made-stronger-by-the-discovery-of-so-much-natural-gas-in-your-country

In anticipation of Roberta Metsola's visit to Cyprus on September 9th, Kathimerini's George Kakouris sits down with the European Parliament President and gets her take on the Cyprus problem, recently discovered natural gas reserves and the issue behind Cyprus' "golden passport" scandal....

29. AKEL calls out DISY on investor contributions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akel-calls-out-disy-on-investor-contributions

The second meeting of the Audit Committee, with the report of the Auditor General of the Republic on the Cyprus Investment Programme being the only item on the agenda, confirmed that the Golden Passports will be at the forefront of the opposition's election campaign. In an inkling of what's to come, AKEL seems to be leading the way in keeping corruption issues at the center of the opposition's discourse during this election season. ...

30. Conflict of interest raised again in passport probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/conflict-of-interest-raised-again-in-passport-probe

The audit office in the Republic of Cyprus is sending all its findings on golden passports to the state’s anti-corruption agency, citing a conflict of interest for the state’s two chief law enforcement officers who served as ministers during the investment scandal...

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