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1. The Economist: 'The division of Cyprus looks indefinite'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-economist-the-division-of-cyprus-looks-indefinite

As Cyprus marks the 50th anniversary of its division, a resolution to the longstanding conflict remains elusive. Despite decades of diplomatic efforts, the island remains split between its Greek south and Turkish north, with the status quo appearing increasingly permanent....

2. Russian tech professionals flock to Cyprus despite sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-tech-professionals-flock-to-cyprus-despite-sanctions

A recent study by the PACE think tank has underscored the profound transformation of Cyprus' economy amid Western sanctions and the aftermath......

3. Hearing continues in Auditor General suspension case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hearing-continues-in-auditor-general-suspension-case

The Supreme Judicial Council continues to hear Attorney General George Savvidis' request to suspend Auditor General Odysseus Michaelides on grounds of misconduct. ...

4. Government launches 10 new digital Civil Registry services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-launches-10-new-digital-civil-registry-services

The creation of online services for the benefit of citizens is a high priority for the government, said Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou on Thursday during a joint press conference with Deputy Minister......

5. Cyprus cancels Russian billionaires' passports from Christofias era

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cancels-russian-billionaires-passports-from-christofias-era

Cyprus has revoked the citizenship of two high-profile Russian oligarchs who were naturalized during the presidency of Demetris Christofias. ...

6. Cyprus meets trafficking standards, US State Department report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-meets-trafficking-standards-us-state-department-report

The Government of the Republic of Cyprus fully meets the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking, the State Department said in its report regarding "In Persons Trafficking"....

7. Maldives blocks Israeli tourists in response to Gaza crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/maldives-blocks-israeli-tourists-in-response-to-gaza-crisis

The Maldives government will ban Israelis from the Indian Ocean archipelago, known for luxury resorts, as public anger in the predominantly Muslim nation rises over the war in Gaza. ...

8. Monks, millionaires, and mammoths: Cyprus' epic saga of scandal and schemes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/monks-millionaires-and-mammoths-cyprus-epic-saga-of-scandal-and-schemes

At an unexpected time, I had written to you that a mammoth development project in a coastal town would likely meet the fate of mammoths—meaning it would fade into history without us ever seeing or touching it....

9. Chaos ensues amid passport control issues at UK airports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chaos-ensues-amid-passport-control-issues-at-uk-airports

Chaos erupted at airports across the United Kingdom on Tuesday as several major hubs confirmed a nationwide border issue, causing extensive delays and frustration among travelers....

10. 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......

11. 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....

12. 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....

13. 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....

14. 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 ...

15. 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....

16. 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....

17. 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....

18. 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. ...

19. 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....

20. 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, ...

21. 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. ...

22. 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....

23. '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. ...

24. 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....

25. 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....

26. 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....

27. 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. ...

28. 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....

29. 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....

30. 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. ...

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