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31. Banks imposing stricter lending standards

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/banks-imposing-stricter-lending-standards

Cyprus banks have tightened credit standards in the second quarter of 2022, while net new lending demand subsided, reflecting the geopolitical tensions and the uncertainty in the global economic environment, the Central Bank of Cyprus Bank Lending Survey for Q2 says....

32. Public schools to be digitally upgraded by 2025

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/public-schools-to-be-digitally-upgraded-by-2025

The Cypriot Ministry of Education, Sports and Youth on Tuesday signed a €20 million contract for the provision of digital support services, paving the way for the transition towards digital public schools....

33. Euro-dollar exchange falls to a 20-year low

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/euro-dollar-exchange-falls-to-a-20-year-low

The escalation of the energy crisis with Moscow's aggressive, albeit predictable, decision to close the Nord Stream 1 pipeline indefinitely has led to a new fall in the euro, this time below 99 cents on the dollar....

34. Cyprus spits bars in latest Greek-Turkish spat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-spits-bars-in-greco-turkish-latest-spat

The foreign ministry in the Republic of Cyprus is accusing Turkey of hyping 'rhetoric madness' following Ankara’s criticism towards Athens, as the two NATO allies continue to accuse each other of harassment...

35. Britain's new PM draws scathing reaction from Moscow

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-s-new-pm-draws-scathing-reaction-from-moscow

Liz Truss will replace Boris Johnson as Britain's prime minister on Tuesday, after Russian politicians and media lined up on Monday predicting her ascent to power would do nothing to improve dire relations. ...

36. Presidential candidates on the move as campaign heats up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-candidates-on-the-move-as-campaign-heats-up

The presidential election campaign trail over the weekend ended with the Cyprus Green Party deciding next month on the name of the presidential candidate it will support. ...

37. More red tape for Russians looking to visit EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-red-tape-for-russians-looking-to-visit-eu

European Union foreign ministers agreed on Wednesday to fully suspend a visa facilitation agreement with Russia, making it harder and more costly for Russian citizens to enter the EU, the bloc’s foreign policy chief Josep Borell said....

38. Cyprus secures EU co-funding for National Cybersecurity Coordination Center

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-secures-eu-co-funding-for-national-cybersecurity-coordination-center

The European Commission has approved the N4CY project proposal for the development of the National Cybersecurity Coordination Centre of Cyprus (NCCC-CY), securing EU co-financing for the project, the Digital Security Authority (DSA) announced on Tuesday....

39. Gorbachev, who steered Soviet breakup, dead at 91

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gorbachev-who-steered-soviet-breakup-dead-at-91

Mikhail Gorbachev, who set out to revitalize the Soviet Union but ended up unleashing forces that led to the collapse of communism, the breakup of the state and the end of the Cold War, died Tuesday. The last Soviet leader was 91...

40. US ambassador makes case for unity against Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-makes-case-for-unity-against-russia

The American ambassador in Nicosia praised the Republic of Cyprus over the weekend for endorsing sanctions against Russia, saying broad support for Ukraine shows unity among allies, but a proposed visa ban on Russians still remains a controversial issue as EU foreign ministers meet this week...

41. Djokovic refused entry to US, will not play in US Open

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/djokovic-refused-entry-to-us-will-not-play-in-us-open

Novak Djokovic confirms he has been refused entry to the United States and will not play in the US Open after CDC opted against changing their COVID entry rules in time for the unvaxxed 21-time Grand Slam champion to participate....

42. Aegean and Emirates announce codeshare partnership

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/aegean-and-emirates-announce-codeshare-partnership

Emirates and AEGEAN announce the launch of a codeshare partnership, enabling their passengers to benefit from increased connectivity and travel to eight domestic Greek destinations via Athens, with a single ticket....

43. Washington reiterates gas hopes for entire region

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-reiterates-gas-hopes-for-entire-region

The US state department has reiterated the American position on Cyprus' natural resources this week after ENI announced a new gas find south of the island, with a Cyprus News Agency report alluding to slightly altered language in the latest statement attributed to an official from across the pond...

44. Presidential contender flies to Congo to pave way

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-contender-flies-to-congo-to-pave-way

Cypriot presidential candidate Averof Neophytou has dipped his toes into the refugee relocation debate in Congo, where he met with officials during a lightning daytrip this week, saying it was an effort on his part to carry forward a repatriation agreement between the island and the former Zaire...

45. EU mulls military training for Ukrainian forces

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-mulls-military-training-for-ukrainian-forces

The European Union is considering the possibility of organizing a "training and assistance" mission for the Ukrainian army, which will take place in neighboring countries, the EU High Representative on foreign policy Josep Borrell said on Monday....

46. US ambassador’s murder in Cyprus still unresolved

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-s-murder-in-cyprus-still-unresolved

The killing of the American Ambassador in Cyprus in August 1974 made headlines on Friday, as it happens every year on the island on the anniversary of his death, with convoluted information emerging in the public domain through the years and no convictions half a century later...

47. Scientists warn of dire effects as Mediterranean heats up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scientists-warn-of-dire-effects-as-mediterranean-heats-up

While vacationers might enjoy the Mediterranean Sea’s summer warmth, climate scientists are warning of dire consequences for its marine life as it burns up in a series of severe heat waves....

48. US response muted following reports of Turkey's second S-400 shipment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-response-muted-following-reports-of-turkey-s-second-s-400-shipment

The Biden administration on Tuesday stopped short of threatening additional penalties following reports Turkey plans to receive the second batch of the Russian S-400 missile defense system....

49. Cyprus scores monkeypox jabs ahead of schedule

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scores-monkeypox-jabs-ahead-of-schedule

A handful of close contacts in the Republic of Cyprus were cleared for an urgent monkeypox jab on Sunday after vaccines arrived ahead of schedule, but the country providing the vaccines was not named as doctors in the European Union have been turning people away due to a serious shortage...

50. China retaliates with military drills off Taiwan's coast after Pelosi visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-retaliates-with-military-drills-off-taiwan-s-coast-after-pelosi-visit

China kicked off its biggest-ever military exercises in the seas around Taiwan following US politician Nancy Pelosi's visit....

51. Turkish inflation surges to nearly 80%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/turkish-inflation-surges-to-nearly-80

Turkish inflation rose to a fresh 24-year high of 79.6% in July, data showed on Wednesday as the lira’s continued weakness and global energy and commodity costs pushed prices higher, though the price rises came out below forecasts....

52. China's Ambassador to Cyprus condemns Pelosi's Taiwan visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-s-ambassador-to-cyprus-condemns-pelosi-s-taiwan-visit

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s recent visit to China’s Taiwan region is a gross interference in China’s internal affairs, a major event upgrading the substantive relations between the US and Taiwan, and sends a very wrong signal to “Taiwan independence” separatist forces, says the Spokesperson of the Embassy of China in Cyprus, in a written statement....

53. Foreign Direct Investment in Europe a game of two halves: current volatility impacts strategy while long-term appeal instills confidence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/foreign-direct-investment-in-europe-a-game-of-two-halves-current-volatility-impacts-strategy-while-long-term-appeal-instills-confidence

Europe’s attractiveness for FDI has shown signs of recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic with a 5% increase in the number of projects announced in 2021 compared to 2020, according to the latest annual EY European Attractiveness Survey....

54. Presidential contender, ministry swing for the fences

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-contender-government-swing-for-the-fences

Cypriot presidential candidate Andreas Mavroyiannis drew heavy criticism from the interior ministry on Monday, after the former chief negotiator spoke on the weekend against a controversial barbwire fence south of the buffer zone...

55. ‘Erdogan feels weak,’ says ex-Mossad chief

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-‘erdogan-feels-weak-says-ex-mossad-chief

With 42 years' worth of experience in the armed forces and intelligence, General Danny Yatom is a living legend in Israel....

56. Kasoulides declares Cypriot foreign ministry reliable again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kasoulides-declares-cypriot-foreign-ministry-reliable-again

Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides says the Republic of Cyprus is once again a reliable partner, suggesting that a dire state of affairs during his predecessor’s tenure has been recovered...

57. FM: Parallels between Cyprus and Ukraine must be recognized

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fm-parallels-between-cyprus-and-ukraine-must-be-recognized

It is time that the parallels drawn between the problems of Cyprus and Ukraine are brought back to the attention of the international community and to what happened back in 1974 and still continues to this day after 48 years, Minister of Foreign Affairs Ioannis Kasoulides has said....

58. Europe agrees to compromise deal on gas rations as Russia squeezes supply

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-agrees-to-compromise-deal-on-gas-rations-as-russia-squeezes-supply

European Union governments agreed Tuesday to ration natural gas this winter to protect themselves against any further supply cuts by Russia as Moscow pursues its invasion of Ukraine....

59. The end of prim and proper

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-end-of-prim-and-proper

In the last 47 years, there have been moments in the history of Greek-Turkish relations during which a decent and honest arrangement could have been made....

60. ECB raises interest rates .5%, with further rate hikes on the horizon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ecb-raises-interest-rates-5-with-further-rate-hikes-on-the-horizon

The European Central Bank (ECB) increased interest rates by more than expected on Thursday, raising its benchmark deposit rate by 50 basis points to zero percent, impacting the Cyprus banking system and local borrowers....

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