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1. Germany wants to attract 400,000 skilled workers from abroad each year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-wants-to-attract-400-000-skilled-workers-from-abroad-each-year

Germany's new coalition government wants to attract 400,000 qualified workers from abroad each year to tackle both a demographic imbalance and labour shortages in key sectors that risk undermining the recovery from the coronavirus pandemic....

2. Rare, pristine coral reef found off Tahiti coast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rare-pristine-coral-reef-found-off-tahiti-coast

Deep in the South Pacific, scientists have explored a rare stretch of pristine corals shaped like roses off the coast of Tahiti. The reef is thought to be one of the largest found at such depths and seems untouched by climate change or human activities....

3. Cyprus FM to have talks in Washington with Blinken on February 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fm-to-have-talks-in-washington-with-blinken-on-february-1st

Cyprus Foreign Minister, Ioannis Kasoulides, will pay a visit to Washington at the invitation of the US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, with whom he will hold talks on February 1st, at the State Department....

4. Sajid Javid’s axing of all Covid restrictions draws warnings from NHS

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sajid-javid-s-axing-of-all-covid-restrictions-draws-warnings-from-nhs

The government has pledged to abolish almost every existing Covid restriction over the coming weeks in England and “get life completely back to normal”, a course popular with Conservative MPs but which immediately prompted stark warnings from health groups....

5. 'Some people may not make it': athletes risk failing Beijing COVID-19 tests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/some-people-may-not-make-it-athletes-risk-failing-beijing-covid-19-tests

Strict COVID-19 testing requirements for the Beijing Winter Olympics could see more athletes from high-risk Omicron regions banned from participating, but the system in place will be as flexible as possible, an Olympic medical adviser told Reuters....

6. Tatar: A campaign to recognize the pseudo-state

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-a-campaign-to-recognize-the-pseudo-state

7. Novak vs Australia not over yet with star in talks to sue government for $6 million

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/novak-vs-australia-not-over-yet-with-star-in-talks-to-sue-government-for-$6-million

Novak Djokovic is reportedly in talks with lawyers about suing the Australian government for millions of dollars on grounds of “ill-treatment”....

8. Greece’s first six Rafale jets mark arrival with salute over Acropolis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-first-six-rafale-jets-mark-arrival-with-salute-over-acropolis

The first six Rafale fighter jets Greece has purchased from France as part of a new defense agreement flew over the Acropolis in a salute on Wednesday after making the journey from Istres near Marseilles to Athens....

9. Tatar: The wealth of the eastern Mediterranean is common

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-the-wealth-of-the-eastern-mediterranean-is-common

The wealth of the eastern Mediterranean is common, said Turkish leader Ersin Tatar, adding that they are obliged to defend their rights to the end....

10. Spehar appointed Assistant Secretary-General for Peacebuilding Support at DPPA

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spehar-appointed-assistant-secretary-general-for-peacebuilding-support-at-dppa

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced the appointment of Elizabeth Spehar of Canada as Assistant Secretary-General for Peacebuilding Support in the Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA)....

11. State issues ultimatum in Chloraka refugee standstill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-issues-ultimatum-in-chloraka-refugee-standstill

Paphos officials are seeking ways to convince asylum seekers at a controversial studio complex in Chloraka to move out, with reports saying residents have been told they would lose their refugee assistance unless they agree by the end of the month to relocate at a migrant facility...

12. UNSC to discuss current situation of the Cyprus problem today, Monday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unsc-to-discuss-current-situation-of-the-cyprus-problem-today-monday

The UN Security Council will discuss on Monday afternoon (New York time) the current situation of the Cyprus problem, in the framework of deliberations for the renewal of the UN Peacekeeping Force`s (UNFICYP) mandate for six more months. The adoption of the resolution for the renewal of the mandate is scheduled for January 27....

13. England to scrap Covid passes by the end of the month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/england-to-scrap-covid-passes-by-the-end-of-the-month

Controversial Covid passes will be scrapped in England this month as the country's Omicron wave continues to collapse, it was claimed today....

14. 'Be afraid': Ukraine hit by cyberattack while Russia deploys more troops at border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/be-afraid-ukraine-hit-by-cyberattack-while-russia-deploys-more-troops-at-border

Ukraine was hit by a massive cyberattack warning its citizens to "be afraid and expect the worst", while Russia, which has amassed more than 100,000 troops on its neighbor's frontier, released TV pictures on Friday of more forces deploying in a drill....

15. Erdogan wants direct dialogue amid threats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-wants-direct-dialogue-amid-threats

Despite the declaration Thursday by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that he is ready for a direct dialogue with Greece, the message conveyed by Ankara remains contradictory given the harsh language aimed at President Katerina Sakellaropoulou by the Turkish Foreign Ministry Thursday and continued overflights by fighter jets in the Aegean....

16. EY presents Cyprus Tax Facts 2022 guide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-presents-cyprus-tax-facts-2022-guide

EY Cyprus is pleased to share the latest Cyprus Tax Facts guide – in English – which provides a straight-forward, holistic summary of the Cyprus tax system, based on current legislation and tax practices, in relation to the fiscal year 2022....

17. Greece says 'Turkey distorting history'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-says-turkey-distorting-history

Turkey “distorts the reality” when it comes to its past, Greece said on Thursday, responding to the neighboring country’s Foreign Ministry which chided President Katerina Sakellaropoulou for mentioning the genocide of Pontic Greeks....

18. COVID-19: Self-isolation for fully jabbed in England cut from seven days to five

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-self-isolation-for-fully-jabbed-in-england-cut-from-seven-days-to-five

The isolation period for fully vaccinated people in England who test positive for COVID will be reduced from seven days to five, the health secretary has announced....

19. Quebec to impose tax on those who refuse COVID-19 vaccinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/quebec-to-impose-tax-on-those-who-refuse-covid-19-vaccinations

Quebec will impose a tax on those who aren’t vaccinated against COVID-19 to offset their disproportionate cost to the health care system and encourage more people to get their shots....

20. A market-based solution to the anti-vaxxer problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-market-based-solution-to-the-anti-vaxxer-problem

As the world grapples with the fast-spreading Omicron variant and its potentially devastating consequences, a major policy dilemma revolves around how governments might nudge the unvaccinated or partially vaccinated to join the ranks of those who are fully protected....

21. No change in foreign policy, says Kasoulides, pledges more focus on foreign diplomats and EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-change-in-foreign-policy-says-kasoulides-pledges-more-focus-on-foreign-diplomats-and-eu

Newly-appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ioannis Kasoulides, has assured on Tuesday that there will be no change in foreign policy, instead, more attention will be given to particular issues....

22. In 1st, US surgeons transplant pig heart into human patient

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-1st-us-surgeons-transplant-pig-heart-into-human-patient

In a medical first, doctors transplanted a pig heart into a patient in a last-ditch effort to save his life and a Maryland hospital said Monday that he’s doing well three days after the highly experimental surgery....

23. 'Health care is a moral obligation': Pope Francis backs global Covid vaccination programmes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-care-is-a-moral-obligation-pope-francis-backs-global-covid-vaccination-programmes

Pope Francis declared today that getting vaccinated against the coronavirus is a 'moral obligation' and denounced how people had been swayed by 'baseless information' to refuse jabs....

24. Cyprus' Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides steps down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-foreign-minister-nikos-christodoulides-steps-down

Cyprus' Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Christodoulides resigned Sunday from his position, amid discussions of a potential candidacy for the presidential elections in 2023....

25. ‘A Dark Room,’ an incisive study of 1967-74

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/‘a-dark-room-an-incisive-study-of-1967-74

Papachelas makes public, for the first time, all 38 recorded minutes of the critical war council meeting held during the tense hours of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus on July 20, 1974. ...

26. Israel adopts a new strategy in the fight against the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-adapts-a-new-strategy-in-the-fight-against-the-pandemic

Israel is changing its quarantine and diagnostic policy in a bid to ensure lasting protection for those vulnerable to the spread of the Omicron variant, the health ministry said....

27. A record 4.5 million Americans quit their jobs in November

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/a-record-4-5-million-americans-quit-their-jobs-in-november

A record 4.5 million Americans voluntarily left their jobs in November, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This pushed the quits rate to 3%, matching the high from September....

28. Reflections on 20 years of the euro

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/reflections-on-20-years-of-the-euro

Twenty years ago on Saturday, around 300 million Europeans held a brand-new currency in their hands, the euro....

29. Nouris: 'No magic solution' to the migration crisis in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-no-magic-solution-to-the-migration-crisis-in-cyprus

Cyprus Minister of the Interior, Nicos Nouris, has said that there are no magic solutions or recipes to address the issue of migration and that “we have no other choice than to increase surveillance at the Green Line, using any means required”,...

30. Bid offers now being accepted for the contruction of the new Cyprus Museum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bid-offers-now-being-accepted-for-the-contruction-of-the-new-cyprus-museum

The greatest culture project implemented by the Government, the new Cyprus Museum, is underway following the announcement on Wednesday for the tender of the construction contract....

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