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1. Frederick University is once again the best performing University in Cyprus in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/frederick-university-is-once-again-the-best-performing-university-in-cyprus-in-the-times-higher-education-impact-rankings

With a total of 2,152 institutions from all over the world participating in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2024, Frederick University has been placed among the top 201-300 universities for the second consecutive year....

2. ''We envision transforming people's lives for the better''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/we-envision-transforming-people-s-lives-for-the-better

The Cleanthus Foundation aims to enhance the lives of those in need and make a positive impact on society through its programs and funding initiatives. ...

3. 153,000 people struggle with low incomes and high living costs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/153-000-people-struggle-with-low-incomes-and-high-living-costs

The share of Cyprus' population at risk of poverty or social exclusion remained steady at 16.7% in 2023, according to the Statistical Service of Cyprus (Cystat). This means that approximately 153,000 people in Cyprus are struggling with low incomes and high living costs....

4. Inconsistencies in Cyprus politics? Who would've guessed!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/inconsistencies-in-cyprus-politics-who-would-ve-guessed

The case of Pelekanos' admission that he never agreed with the bizonal, bicommunal federation, being himself the spokesman of a government - under Anastasiades - which has been supporting it over time,...

5. 31,000 children in Cyprus below poverty line

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/31-000-children-in-cyprus-below-poverty-line

The percentage of children at or below the poverty line in Cyprus stood at 18.1% in 2022, equivalent to around 31 thousand children according to Eurostat......

6. NASA's new rocket set to cut Mars journey to just 60 days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nasa-s-new-rocket-set-to-cut-mars-journey-to-just-60-days

Recently, NASA announced it was funding a revolutionary high-thrust rocket — called a Pulsed Plasma Rocket — that could make crewed missions to Mars in just two months....

7. UN marks first International Day of Potato

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-marks-first-international-day-of-potato

Today is the first UN International Day of Potato, an effort to celebrate and promote the potato's critical role in improving global nutrition, fighting hunger and poverty......

8. ''Cyprus has the potential to become a model of sustainability in Europe''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-has-the-potential-to-become-a-model-of-sustainability-in-europe

In a recent interview during the first-ever Green Agenda Cyprus Summit held at the Hilton in Nicosia, environmental economist and sustainability advocate, Professor Cameron Hepburn, delved into the pressing need for Cyprus to embrace a green transition...

9. Dr. Hepburn: ''Cyprus has the dirtiest and most expensive grid in the EU''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dr-hepburn-cyprus-has-the-dirtiest-and-most-expensive-grid-in-the-eu

During his presentation at the Green Agenda Cyprus Summit held today at the Hilton Nicosia, Professor of Environmental Economics at the University of Cyprus, Cameron Hepburn, discussed Cyprus' energy transition and its decoupling from fossil fuels to achieve zero emissions and protect the environment. ...

10. Cypriots torn between Palestine and Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cypriots-torn-between-palestine-and-israel

The Greek Cypriot approach to the conflict between Palestinians and Israelis has always been conflicted, mainly because we don't know with whom to identify....

11. Resurging piracy threatens Red Sea shipping lanes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/resurging-piracy-threatens-red-sea-shipping-lanes

Piracy is re-emerging in the Red Sea and the Horn of Africa with alarming speed, endangering both the lives of crew members and the smooth flow of international trade. ...

12. Government implements measures to alleviate rising prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-implements-measures-to-alleviate-rising-prices

In response to concerns over price hikes, the government has unveiled a set of targeted and broad-ranging measures aimed at alleviating financial strain for citizens. ...

13. Nepali fighters demand return from Russia's war in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nepali-fighters-demand-return-from-russia-s-war-in-ukraine

Around 2,000 Nepali men have been recruited by Russia to fight in its war against Ukraine, according to information obtained by Sky News. Many of these men, driven by poverty, are now seeking a way to return home....

14. CyStat: Gender disparities persist in workforce

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cystat-gender-disparities-persist-in-workforce

Although women make up the majority of the workforce in Cyprus, they are still paid significantly less than men, according to data published in a Cyprus Statistical Service (CyStat) infographic on the occasion of International Women's Day....

15. 800 divorces annually, 35,000 single parents, and outdated benefits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/800-divorces-annually-35-000-single-parents-and-outdated-benefits

The Human Rights Committee of the Parliament convened today, shedding light on critical issues affecting single-parent families in Cyprus....

16. Cyprus faces €40M setback in smart meter implementation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-€40m-setback-in-smart-meter-implementation

A €40 million allocation from the Recovery and Resilience Fund, earmarked for the purchase and installation of smart meters, is in jeopardy due to tight timetables....

17. Government raises minimum wage to €1000, boosting income for 25,000 workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-raises-minimum-wage-to-€1000-boosting-income-for-25-000-workers

In a move aimed at bolstering the income of low-wage earners, the Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance has announced a significant rise in the National Minimum Wage, effective this January....

18. Global economy faces worst 5-year period in 30 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-economy-faces-worst-5-year-period-in-30-years

The World Bank projects a sluggish global economy from 2020 to 2025, marking the worst five-year period in the last three decades....

19. Interior Minister highlights 75% reduction in African arrivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-highlights-75-reduction-in-african-arrivals

In bilateral meetings held in Geneva, Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou emphasized the shift from illegal to legal migration channels, as stated in a press release by the Interior Ministry on Friday. ...

20. Argentina elects maverick economist Javier Milei as president

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/argentina-elects-maverick-economist-javier-milei-as-president

Argentina has chosen controversial libertarian Javier Milei as its president for the next four years. ...

21. A deep dive into food waste solutions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-deep-dive-into-food-waste-solutions

A third of all food produced is never eaten, meanwhile millions go hungry. What can be done? Here are six simple solutions to food waste....

22. France 24: Choosing between heating and eating

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/choosing-between-heating-and-eating

A recently released report from the French charity Secours Catholique underscores the alarming rise in poverty numbers, with a record one million people seeking assistance in 2022, up from 780,000 the previous year. ...

23. No direct intervention in Israel conflict, says Iran's leader

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-direct-intervention-in-israel-conflict-says-iran-s-leader

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says Iran will continue supporting Hamas but will not intervene directly - Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader Iran’s supreme leader told the head of Hamas in a face-to-face meeting in Tehran that his country would not enter the war with Israel and accused the terror group of not giving any prior warning of the Oct 7 attacks....

24. Abraham’s Tinderbox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/abraham-s-tinderbox

I’ll begin by clearly condemning Hamas and its terrorist thugs and express grief at the horrors inflicted on innocent Israeli civilians on 7 October....

25. Cyprus grapples with alarming gaps in youth employment and basic skills

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-grapples-with-alarming-gaps-in-youth-employment-and-basic-skills

The Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Labour, Welfare and Social Security, Andreas Kafkalias, expressed concern over the gaps in basic skills and the high percentage of young people not in employment, education, or training (14.7%) in Cyprus. ...

26. Government support package under fire for short-term fixes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-support-package-under-fire-for-short-term-fixes

The government's package of support measures has been criticized by the Pancyprian Association of Consumers and Quality of Life, which claims these solutions are only temporary and patchwork....

27. Cyprus sees drop in poverty risk, 4,000 fewer affected

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-drop-in-poverty-risk-4-000-fewer-affected

In 2022, the proportion of Cyprus's population facing the risk of poverty or social exclusion showed a decline, falling to 16.7%, down from 17.3% in 2021. This reduction indicates a decrease of about 4,000 individuals at risk of poverty or social exclusion....

28. Children in Cyprus in jeopardy as 31,000 at risk of poverty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/children-in-cyprus-in-jeopardy-as-31-000-at-risk-of-poverty

In 2022, 24.7% (almost 20 million) of the children (aged less than 18 years) in the EU were at risk of poverty or social exclusion, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU. In Cyprus, this percentage stood at 18.1% (about 31 thousand children)....

29. War in Ukraine nears potential 'dirty deal' conclusion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/war-in-ukraine-nears-potential-dirty-deal-conclusion

Thomas Friedman, American political commentator, author and weekly columnist for The New York Times, tells Kathimerini that the ongoing war in Ukraine will probably be resolved with “a dirty deal” that will include the loss of a part of eastern Ukraine in exchange for Kyiv’s accession to NATO and the European Union....

30. Academics weigh in on Chlorakas' violent turn

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/academics-weigh-in-on-chlorakas-violent-turn

Academics from the fields of psychology and political science are presenting an interpretation of recent events in Chloraka. The events involved a protest march by local residents over the migration issue, which took a dramatic turn with incidents of beatings, property destruction, and individual arrests. ...

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