CLOSE
Loading...
12° Nicosia,
09 August, 2022
 

Search

Displaying results 31-60 of 269 matches for query politicians.

31. Sergei Guriev: Ukraine was a ‘major miscalculation’ by Putin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sergei-guriev-ukraine-was-a-‘major-miscalculation-by-putin

What Russian President Vladimir Putin was hoping to accomplish by invading Ukraine on February 24 was “another Crimea effect (in 2014 his approval rating grew from 60 to 90%),”...

32. Russia targets new cities and calls on foreign ‘volunteers’ to join fight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-targets-new-cities-and-calls-on-foreign-‘volunteers-to-join-fight

Russia launched airstrikes deeper into Ukraine and called on foreign “volunteers” to join its war on Friday as Moscow stepped up unfounded allegations over chemical weapons threats. ...

33. Fears of potential nuclear disaster at Europe's largest nuclear power plant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fears-of-potential-nuclear-disaster-at-europe-s-largest-nuclear-power-plant

Russian forces seized the largest nuclear power plant in Europe after a building at the complex was set ablaze during intense fighting with Ukrainian defenders, Ukrainian authorities said on Friday....

34. In historic shift, Germany ramps up defense spending due to Russia’s Ukraine war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-historic-shift-germany-ramps-up-defense-spending-due-to-russia-s-ukraine-war

Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Sunday announced a major boost to German military spending in the latest of a series of dramatic moves reversing decades of Germany’s post-Cold War foreign policy in just a few days....

35. 'I will not be diplomatic on this...BAN RUSSIA FROM SWIFT' -Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/i-will-not-be-diplomatic-on-this-ban-russia-from-swift-ukrainian-foreign-minister-dmytro-kuleba

As it meets to decide sanctions against Russia for its invasion of Ukraine, the EU is divided over whether to cut Russia off from SWIFT, a high-security payment network that connects thousands of financial institutions around the world....

36. Historic leak of Swiss banking records reveals unsavory clients

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/historic-leak-of-swiss-banking-records-reveals-unsavory-clients

Despite two decades of pledges by Credit Suisse to crack down on illegitimate funds, data leaked from the bank reveals that it catered to dozens of criminals, dictators, intelligence officials, sanctioned parties and political actors with outsized wealth....

37. Hoyle highlights strong Cyprus-UK friendship while MP's call for support on various issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hoyle-highlights-strong-cyprus-uk-friendship-while-mp-s-call-for-support-on-various-issues

The United Kingdom fully supports Cyprus, the Speaker of the House of Commons Sir Lindsay Hoyle told the Foreign and European Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives on Tuesday....

38. Op-ed: Greek-Turkish relations in the pre-election arena

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-greek-turkish-relations-in-the-pre-election-arena

Greek-Turkish relations are not moving forward. The prime minister may have started his administration believing that progress could be made, but today the impasse is obvious and no light can be seen at the end of the tunnel....

39. Casino boss in Cyprus dies in hail of bullets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/casino-boss-in-cyprus-dies-in-hail-of-bullets

A Turkish Cypriot businessman in the north was gunned down Tuesday after his convoy was attacked by assassins thought to be from the mainland, giving traction to a fugitive YouTuber mob boss who warned gangland turf wars in Turkey were now playing out on the island as well...

40. U.S. to send troops to east Europe to counter Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/u-s-to-send-troops-to-east-europe-to-counter-russia

U.S. President Joe Biden has approved sending additional forces to eastern Europe, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday, as Washington reinforces its allies against what it describes as a Russian threat to invade Ukraine....

41. Mayor says Cypriots let down in spy van case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mayor-says-cypriots-let-down-in-spy-van-case

Paphos Mayor Phedonas Phedonos says the Cypriot state let citizens down in the spy van case, suggesting it was settled with a fine and not a court trial to keep things hushed up...

42. Minister owns up to comments in Ayia Napa rape case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-apologizes-for-comments-in-ayia-napa-rape-case

Cypriot Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos offered an apology this week for comments he had made in the gang rape case in Ayia Napa when he was the town’s mayor, calling now for a new investigation after the Supreme Court overturned a public mischief against a British young woman...

43. Paris hospitals chief Martin Hirsch sparks debate on whether unvaccinated patients should pay for treatment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paris-hospitals-chief-martin-hirsch-sparks-debate-on-whether-unvaccinated-patients-should-pay-for-treatment

The head of the Paris hospitals system has set off a fierce debate by questioning whether people who refuse to be vaccinated against COVID-19 should continue to have their treatment covered by public health insurance....

44. Cyprus thrilled over Metsola speakership

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-thrilled-over-metsola-speakership

President Nicos Anastasiades described Roberta Metsola’s references to Cyprus as “'nspiring' during her speech as she took the reins of the European Parliament, with the MEP from Malta also enjoying strong support from other Cypriots...

45. UK’s Johnson faces lockdown-breach claims over garden party

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-s-johnson-faces-lockdown-breach-claims-over-garden-party

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced a wave of public and political outrage on Tuesday over allegations that he and his staff flouted coronavirus lockdown rules by holding a garden party in 2020 while Britons were barred by law from mingling outside the home....

46. Rising anger with Turkey drives calls for reunification in crisis-hit northern Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rising-anger-with-turkey-drives-calls-for-reunification-in-crisis-hit-northern-cyprus

In his sun-filled office in north Nicosia, Şener Elcil is plotting his next protest. Anger, he says, is in the air in Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus....

47. ‘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. ...

48. How did covid affect our level of happiness?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-did-covid-affect-our-level-of-happiness

Politicians and other officials around the world often talk about the impact of Covid-19 on public health and the economy. To most people, however, these statements seem vague, as what they experience on a daily basis is a series of different emotions....

49. Man wanted for wishing death on politicians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-wanted-for-wishing-death-on-politicians

Cyprus Police are searching for a man who wished death on the interior minister and the wife and kids of another politician, with investigators handling the complaint as a high profile cyber stalking case...

50. Ghislaine Maxwell convicted in Epstein sex abuse case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ghislaine-maxwell-convicted-in-epstein-sex-abuse-case

The British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was convicted Wednesday of luring teenage girls to be sexually abused by the American millionaire Jeffrey Epstein....

51. German police foil 'anti-vaxxer murder plot' against state premier

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-police-foil-anti-vaxxer-murder-plot-against-state-premier

German police said on Wednesday they had uncovered a plot by anti-vaccination activists in Saxony to murder the eastern German state's premiere, adding to concerns about increasingly violent protests over plans for mandatory vaccinations....

52. German Health Minister: 'Vaccinated, recovered or dead' by the end of winter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany

New calls for an increase in vaccinations were made on Monday by the German Minister of Health, Jens Span. The Minister warned about a very difficult winter to come due to a pandemic, while discussions to extend the deadline for persons to get vaccinated are intensifying around the country....

53. Commissioner slaps fine in spy van case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-slaps-fine-in-spy-van-case

An Israeli-owned company in Cyprus known for its role in the country’s spy van case agreed to pay nearly one million in fines despite no evidence of spying on citizens, after an independent commissioner found there was no doubt that actions by WiSpear had at the very least breached principles relating to personal data...

54. Greek PM defends migration policy in heated exchange with journalist (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-defends-migration-policy-in-heated-exchange-with-journalist-video

Mitsotakis, whose center-right New Democracy party came to power in 2019, defended his government’s migration policy, calling it “tough but fair”, and said Greece was rescuing hundreds of people at sea since 2015 when it was on the frontline of Europe’s migration crisis....

55. Cypriot experts dissent from government decisions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-experts-dissent-from-government-decisions

A frustrated local epidemiologist in Cyprus is calling on the government to reevaluate its latest response to the pandemic, saying politicians are ignoring local data on how vaccinated persons continue to spread the coronavirus...

56. Rule stickler mayor left hanging with stroke of pen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rule-stickler-mayor-left-hanging-with-stroke-of-pen

President Nicos Anastasiades used the stroke of a pen on Wednesday to block the closure of a department store in Paphos, a move that left the town’s mayor hanging after he had warned his municipality would not tolerate illegal operations without permits...

57. Cyprus’ civil service secret out in the open

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-civil-service-secret-out-in-the-open

Thousands of civil servants have been found to run private businesses or direct companies without permission from the state, with officials calling on violators to comply with the law and some politicians calling for an investigation into possible conflicts of interest...

58. Mistrust results in a rise in COVID cases in Eastern Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mistrust-results-in-a-rise-in-covid-cases-in-eastern-europe

Latvia imposed a new lockdown on Thursday, with hospitals in Bulgaria and Romania struggling to cope with an increase in patients with covid-19, while Poland is selling extra doses of vaccine....

59. YouTuber mafia boss shakes politics in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/youtuber-mafia-boss-shakes-politics-in-the-north

The Turkish Cypriot political landscape has been shaken to the core after an ex-con mafia boss turned YouTube sensation threatened to release videos starring prominent politicians in private sex encounters...

60. Anastasiades Pandora reference hangs in the balance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-pandora-reference-hangs-in-the-balance

Intense debate dominates in corridors of the European Parliament this week on whether specific references to Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and other leaders should be included in a draft resolution that calls for investigation into politicians who have been linked to offshore dealings in the Pandora Papers...

X