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1. Op-ed: On Erdogan, the West and Greek-Turkish relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-on-erdogan-the-west-and-greek-turkish-relations

Let’s start with the domestic facts and figures to dispel the widespread wishful thinking betting on the victory of the so-called “opposition front” at the next elections....

2. Lawmakers approve private 'green line' armed cops

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawmakers-approve-private-police-along-green-line

The parliament in the Republic of Cyprus has approved legislation allowing the hiring and training of 300 private armed police officers tasked with combating illegal migration along the UN buffer zone, but regulations were still unclear...

3. Petrides: A new era of uncertainty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/petrides-a-new-era-of-uncertainty

Uncertainty is the only certain thing in the new era we are entering, said Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides addressing the 14th Congress of the Free Trade Unions of Semi-Governmental Organizations (OHO-SEK)....

4. New rules to slash pesticide use in the EU by 50%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/new-rules-to-slash-pesticide-use-in-the-eu-by-50

The European Commission proposed on Wednesday legally binding targets to halve the use of chemical pesticides and restore nature across the EU, in an attempt to better protect health and recover plunging wildlife populations....

5. Von der Leyen: Turkey ‘further away’ from EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/von-der-leyen-turkey-‘further-away-from-eu

Turkey is now further away from the EU compared to what was happening a quarter of a century ago, according to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, in an interview given to a small number of European newspapers, including Kathimerini....

6. Transgender women banned from competing in women’s events

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transgender-women-banned-from-competing-in-women-s-events

World swimming’s governing body has effectively banned transgender women from competing in women’s events, starting Monday....

7. Consulco brought together London and Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/consulco-brought-together-london-and-limassol

An excellent dialogue took place during the hybrid conference ''Resilient Cities: London and Limassol'' organized by Consulco, on Thursday 16 June 2022 between London and Limassol, where speakers from Cyprus and Britain exchanged views on the two cities and their development. ...

8. Central banks across Europe jack up interest rates to fight inflation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/central-banks-across-europe-jack-up-interest-rates-to-fight-inflation

Central banks across Europe raised interest rates on Thursday, some by amounts that shocked markets, and hinted at even higher borrowing costs to come to tame soaring inflation that is eroding savings and squeezing corporate profits....

9. US Fed raises interest rates by .75%, largest hike in 30 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-fed-raises-interest-rates-by-75-largest-hike-in-30-years

The US central bank has announced its biggest interest rate rise in nearly 30 years as it ramps up its fight to rein in soaring consumer prices....

10. Mavroyiannis open to gas for Turkey before solution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mavroyiannis-open-to-cypriot-gas-for-turkey-before-solution

AKEL-backed independent presidential candidate Andreas Mavroyiannis says Cyprus could sell natural gas to Turkey before a comprehensive solution can be reached on the island, marking a departure from official policy as well as the position of his opponents...

11. Op-ed: The dilemmas of war and pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-dilemmas-of-war-and-pandemic

Cyprus is a small country with a large export sector of services, which makes it vulnerable to its external environment. An external shock is felt faster and more intensely. ...

12. Myth-buster: IFRS 17 an accounting standard for insurance contracts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/myth-buster-ifrs-17-an-accounting-standard-for-insurance-contracts

As the title attests, this short article aims at busting the myth which states that IFRS 17 – Insurance Contracts is only relevant for insurers or for companies regulated as insurance entities. ...

13. Op-ed: The biggest scam in higher education - the master's degree

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-biggest-scam-in-higher-education-the-master-s-degree

It's graduation season. Over the past couple of weeks, some 2 million college students have earned their bachelor's degrees and headed off to the next stage of their lives....

14. Op-ed: Why are we all working so hard?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-why-are-we-all-working-so-hard

The idea that technology can liberate us from the drudgery of work is a powerful one. It has also been a powerful disappointment, at least so far....

15. 'Turkey continues to distort reality to create regional tension'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-continues-to-distort-reality-to-create-regional-tension

The Cypriot Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Monday Turkey is escalating rhetoric and distorting reality with a view to creating tensions in the region....

16. Cyprus received 11,000 asylum applications in the first five months of 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/11-000-asylum-applications-in-the-first-five-months-of-2022

Cyprus has received more than 11,000 asylum applications in the first five months of 2022, Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has said, noting that the first line EU-member-states, namely, Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Spain and Malta are estimated to receive 150,000 asylum seekers....

17. Greek FM: 'Greece has been trying to reverse the invasion of Cyprus by Turkey for half a century'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-fm-greece-has-been-trying-to-reverse-the-invasion-of-cyprus-by-turkey-for-half-a-century

Greek Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Dendias referred to the Turkish invasion of Cyprus to explain Greece's stance on the war in Ukraine and its unequivocal condemnation of the Russian invasion, noting among other things that Greece has been trying to reverse the invasion of Cyprus by Turkey for half a century....

18. Fotiou: 'Turkey's dmand for a two-state solution impossible'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fotiou-turkey-s-dmand-for-a-two-state-solution-impossible

"Achieving a solution that will permanently rid Cyprus of Turkish occupation and reunite Cyprus is what we should all work for," said Presidential Commissioner Fotis Fotiou,...

19. Cyprus looks to become global crypto hub with new bill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-looks-to-become-global-crypto-hub-with-new-bill

Cyprus is vetting a cryptocurrency “umbrella” bill in a bid to establish the Mediterranean nation as a premier destination for digital asset innovators and companies....

20. Cost of living crisis pushing people to become Airbnb hosts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cost-of-living-crisis-pushing-people-to-become-airbnb-hosts

A recent study by Airbnb conducted with more than 70,000 EU hosts and guests reveals for the first time that the cost-of-living crisis is pushing people to become hosts on Airbnb....

21. Menendez: 'There will be consequences for Turkey's violations'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menendez-there-will-be-consequences-for-turkey-s-violations

The Turkish occupation of Cyprus and Ankara's policy, which remain a threat to stability and prosperity in the region, was raised by Senator Robert Menendez during the Annual Economist New York Mediterranean Business Summit on Tuesday....

22. 103 million euros in support measures for vulnerable households

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/103-million-euros-in-support-measures-for-vulnerable-households

Cyprus’ government announced a new package of financial support measures for vulnerable groups of the population, to the tune of 103 million euros on Friday, to offset the impact of inflation and the war in Ukraine....

23. US seeking closer Greece ties to contain Turkey, analyst says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-seeking-closer-greece-ties-to-contain-turkey-analyst-says

Turkey’s growing leverage as a regional power in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has prompted the United States to strengthen ties with Greece as a means of containing Turkey, a local expert told state-run Anadolu agency in an analysis published on Friday....

24. President determined to tackle corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-determined-to-tackle-corruption

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades stressed the government's determination to decisively tackle corruption, promote transparency and accountability and consolidate the rule of law, in a meeting on Thursday with the President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, Margareta Cederfelt, at the Presidential Palace....

25. Cyprus now an important player in LNG arena

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-now-an-important-player-in-lng-arena

The EU produces LNG from naphthalene in Cyprus An important step is the support from the Commission that is expected to shuffle the energy deck of the Eastern Mediterranean...

26. Op-ed: America has more guns than any other country

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-america-has-more-guns-than-any-other-country

America has been shaken — once again — by mass shootings. On May 14, a gunman killed 10 people in a supermarket in Buffalo. On Tuesday, at least 19 children and two adults were killed in Uvalde, Texas. ...

27. An increase of 50% in subsidies for roof thermal insulation and photovoltaic systems

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/an-increase-of-50-in-subsidies-for-roof-thermal-insulation-and-photovoltaic-systems

With a budget increased by 40%, and a potential to increase even further and with increased grants by 50%, the Grant Scheme for thermal insulation on roofs and installation of photovoltaic systems in houses was announced by the Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry during a web conference, on Tuesday....

28. Top Russian diplomat quits over Ukraine invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/top-russian-diplomat-quits-over-ukraine-invasion

A top Russian diplomat has resigned his post with a scathing letter attacking Russia's war in Ukraine and what he described as his country's political degradation, according to multiple reports....

29. Satellite images appear to show Russian ships 'stealing' Ukrainian grain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/satellite-images-appear-to-show-russian-ships-stealing-ukrainian-grain

Russia's theft of Ukrainian grain appears to be ramping up as it continues its war on the country, according to new satellite photos of the Crimean port of Sevastopol....

30. EC: Actions in Varosha a step in the wrong direction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-actions-in-varosha-a-step-in-the-wrong-direction

Both Turkey and the Turkish Cypriot leadership are fully aware of the position of the European Union on Varosha, Commission spokesperson Stefan De Keersmaecker told the Cyprus News Agency, responding to a question on the opening of more parts of the beach of the fenced-off area, which he said was a step in the wrong direction....

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