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1. 200 Brits rejected daily due to passport rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/200-brits-rejected-daily-due-to-passport-rules

Simon Calder, a travel correspondent at the Independent, highlights a concerning trend: approximately 200 UK nationals face rejection at EU airports......

2. Investment thresholds in golden visa program under review

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investment-thresholds-in-golden-visa-program-under-review

Reports circulating in the market in recent days regarding the Golden Visa program suggest that the government intends to establish three different investment thresholds, depending on the area where the property in question is located....

3. Spanish banks wary of Cypriot student accounts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spanish-banks-wary-of-cypriot-student-accounts

The impact of Cyprus being deemed a high-risk destination continues to reverberate even in European Union countries, with remnants of its troubled past lingering....

4. Anastasiades faces golden passport scandal investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-faces-golden-passport-scandal-investigation

The Economic Committee of the Parliament has approved the release of €1.04 million for procuring services for the Anti-Corruption Authority's investigations....

5. Christodoulides links Turkish Cypriot rights violations to 1974 invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-links-turkish-cypriot-rights-violations-to-1974-invasion

Cypriot President Nikos Christodoulides addressed the Council of Europe's Parliamentary Assembly, emphasizing that any violation of Turkish Cypriot human rights ...

6. No more 'golden passports' amidst money laundering concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-more-golden-passports-amidst-money-laundering-concerns

In a candid exchange, Cyprus's President, Nikos Christodoulides, responded to concerns raised by Ukrainian MP Oleksiy Goncharenko regarding the alleged use of Cyprus by Russian oligarchs for money laundering....

7. Landmark golden passport trial begins Feb 15

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/landmark-golden-passport-trial-begins-feb-15

The Nicosia Criminal Court gears up for a high-stakes trial in five months, probing the naturalization of foreign investors and a potential twist involving a Chinese businessman....

8. Billionaires choose Abu Dhabi as global wealth safe haven

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/billionaires-choose-abu-dhabi-as-global-wealth-safe-haven

In a surprising trend, billionaires including Zhao Changpeng, the Adani family, Ray Dalio, and Vladimir Lisin are flocking to Abu Dhabi's international financial center, establishing special purpose vehicles (SPVs) to safeguard their fortunes....

9. Russian authorities tighten grip, mandate passport surrender

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-authorities-tighten-grip-mandate-passport-surrender

In a recent government decree effective Monday, Russians subjected to travel bans must hand over their passports to authorities within five days of notification. ...

10. Defying dictatorship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/defying-dictatorship

In their quiet struggle for freedom and democracy, the people of Belarus represent a beacon of courage and resilience. Despite decades of authoritarian rule and systematic repression, they are relentless in their pursuit of a life of liberty. It is a battle that, especially in this moment of global instability, cannot be forgotten....

11. Israelis alarmed at security hole in occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israelis-alarmed-at-security-hole-in-occupied-territories

Benjamin Netanyahu's announcement, following Kathimerini's revelation that the Cyprus Intelligence Service prevented a strike against Israelis by arresting two Iranians linked to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, ...

12. China tests visa-free entry for five EU nations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-tests-visa-free-entry-for-five-eu-nations

China has revealed that citizens from five European Union nations—France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, and Spain—will be exempt from visa requirements. ...

13. Swedish media exposes Sizopoulos's tie to 'golden passports' scheme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/swedish-media-exposes-sizopoulos-s-tie-to-golden-passports-scheme

In a joint investigation, Göteborgs-Posten and OCCRP shed light on EPP President Marinos Sizopoulos's connection to the 'golden passports' scandal....

14. 'The honest state'

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

Whenever Cyprus becomes the focus of an international journalistic investigation, the perception within the media, political circles, and civil society follows a familiar pattern: initial anticipation or curiosity, followed by a few days of discussion about the country's reputation and questionable practices. ...

15. Cyprus Confidential: A new stain on Cyprus' image

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pwc-s-secret-dance-with-russian-oligarchs-revealed

Another episode is unfolding that stains Cyprus' name on a global scale. This time, it's not about the Naturalization Program or "golden passports" but centers on sanctions imposed on Russian oligarchs since Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022....

16. Cyprus gears up for ICIJ bombshell on Russian ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gears-up-for-icij-bombshell-on-russian-ties

The government is on high alert due to the announcement of a documentary by the ICIJ on the Cypriot Investment Program and its relations with Russian oligarchs....

17. Explosive report will unveil Cyprus' secret financial 'dance' with Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/explosive-report-will-unveil-cyprus-secret-financial-dance-with-russia

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) has unveiled an extensive eight-month investigation named "Cyprus Confidential," as disclosed in posts on Social Media X....

18. IATA's OneID sees a passport-free future in air travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/iata-s-oneid-sees-a-passport-free-future-in-air-travel

Recent strides in digital identity technology are reshaping the landscape of air travel, offering the promise of a streamlined and secure experience without the hassle of passports and boarding passes. ...

19. Cyprus' passport ranks 21st worldwide thanks to its perks and power

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-passport-ranks-21st-worldwide-thanks-to-its-perks-and-power

Cyprus's passport is currently the 21st most powerful globally, with a total score of 104.00. This ranking considers not only travel opportunities but also taxation, global reputation, dual citizenship policies, and personal freedom....

20. Riot erupts in Russia as hundreds storm airport over Israel flight arrival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/riot-erupts-in-russia-as-hundreds-storm-airport-over-israel-flight-arrival

Hundreds of people stormed into the main airport in Russia’s Dagestan region and onto the landing field Sunday, chanting antisemitic slogans and seeking passengers arriving on a flight from Tel Aviv, Israel, Russian news agencies and social media reported....

21. Canadian soldiers in Cyprus await call for Lebanon evacuation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/canadian-soldiers-in-cyprus-await-call-for-lebanon-evacuation

On a sunny Thursday in Cyprus, holidaymakers relaxed on beach chairs, while a small group of people in Canadian uniform sat inside a nearby hotel meeting room, staring into screens. ...

22. How tens of thousands snag Caribbean ''Golden Passports'' for $100,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-tens-of-thousands-snag-caribbean-golden-passports-for-$100-000

Tens of thousands of passports have been obtained by Russians, Iranians, Chinese and others from Caribbean nations, granting them visa-free travel to European countries, according to a report by the European Commission....

23. Over 400 pets rescued in Spain's anti-trafficking sting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-400-pets-rescued-in-spain-s-anti-trafficking-sting

A troubling incident unfolded on Wednesday morning when a 24-year-old foreigner, who had been seeking asylum in Cyprus, resorted to self-immolation in front of the Immigration and Aliens Service in Larnaca....

24. German Special Forces deployed to Cyprus amid Middle East crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-special-forces-deployed-to-cyprus-amid-middle-east-crisis

According to the German news network RND, Germany has sent a special forces team (KSK) to Cyprus, ready for action in the event of a crisis in the Middle East....

25. Russian consular services in the occupied territories begin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-consular-services-in-the-occupied-territories-begin

Russian consular services for citizens in the occupied territories have begun, featuring mobile consular units. Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova ...

26. Singapore's Changi Airport revolutionizes no-passport travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/singapore-s-changi-airport-revolutionizes-no-passport-travel

Travel at one of the world's best airports is about to become even smoother next year....

27. Jack Straw's call for two-state solution in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jack-straw-s-call-for-two-state-solution-in-cyprus

Former UK Foreign Secretary Jack Straw has offered a proposal to resolve the long-standing conflict between the Greek Cypriot Republic of Cyprus and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC)....

28. Cyprus nationals arrested for money laundering in Singapore

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-nationals-arrested-for-money-laundering-in-singapore

The Singaporean Police arrested 10 foreigners on suspicion of money laundering and forgery offenses in connection with a case involving 1 billion Singapore dollars (737 million dollars) in cash, luxury cars, and other assets. ...

29. Russian consular services in occupied areas stirs debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-consular-services-in-occupied-areas-stirs-debate

In April 2022, when K reported that Russia was planning to establish permanent consular services for Russian citizens residing in the occupied territories, both Moscow and the Russian Federation's delegation to the European Union denied the publication,...

30. Brexit creates passport woes for tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brexit-creates-passport-woes-for-tourists

A total of 254,316 holidaymakers’ valid passports do not comply with the post-Brexit rules for visiting the European Union countries, based on the figures from the HM Passport Office....

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