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1. EU countries approve energy windfall levies, turn to gas price cap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-countries-approve-energy-windfall-levies-turn-to-gas-price-cap

European Union countries agreed on Friday to impose emergency levies on energy firms’ windfall profits and began talks on their next move to tackle Europe’s energy crunch – possibly a bloc-wide gas price cap....

2. Urgent bill on back burner as Lone Star sleeps on it

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/urgent-bill-on-back-burner-after-lone-star-sleeps-on-it

The Cypriot parliament was in no hurry on Thursday to vote on an emergency bill that would have allowed the government to block a potential takeover of the island’s largest bank, after an American private equity fund said it would sleep on it at least until next year. ...

3. UN's Stewart: The option of a mutually agreed solution is fading

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-s-stewart-the-option-of-a-mutually-agreed-solution-is-fading

"I am extremely concerned that the option of a mutually agreed settlement of the Cyprus problem, i.e. a formula for the reunification of the island acceptable to both sides, is fading and will not be available for much longer", UN Secretary General's Special Representative for Cyprus Colin Stewart says....

4. EC says 'no' to price cap proposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-says-no-to-price-cap-proposal

Defying calls from the 15 EU countries and voices among European commissioners, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has decided not to propose a price cap on gas imports, according to Politico....

5. Greece accuses EU of using Med countries like a refugee ‘parking lot’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-accuses-eu-of-using-med-countries-like-a-refugee-‘parking-lot

Greece on Monday urged the European Union to lift movement restrictions for refugees recognized by individual nations, accusing the bloc of applying a double standard when dealing with Ukrainians fleeing the war compared with the victims of other conflicts....

6. Candidates concerned over higher rents facing undergraduates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/candidates-concerned-over-higher-rents-facing-undergraduates

Parties and candidates on Monday continued their activities, ahead of the February 2023 presidential elections, with issues such as digital transformation, labor relations, the Cyprus problem and benefits for undergraduate students who face difficulties renting student halls, topping the agenda....

7. Crucial countdown as Cyprus moves to block Lone Star

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crucial-countdown-as-cyprus-moves-to-block-lone-star

Private equity firm Lone Star has until Friday to submit a binding offer to buy the Bank of Cyprus, but the island’s largest financial institution could be out of reach as the House is expected one day earlier to vote on a bill that would authorize the government to block a hostile takeover on security grounds...

8. 'UN adopts equidistant stance, even when faced with violation of resolutions'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-adopts-equidistant-stance-even-when-faced-with-violation-of-resolutions

The UN, unfortunately, adopts an equal-distance stance, even when faced with the violation of decisions, resolutions and defined scope and terms of reference specified to the Secretariat said Friday Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades. He also referred to recent statements by Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan which he described as provocative....

9. Israel puts two states back on the table

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-puts-two-states-back-on-the-table

Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid called on Thursday for a two-state solution to decades of Israeli-Palestinian conflict and reasserted that Israel would do 'whatever it takes' to stop Iran from developing a nuclear bomb...

10. EY Cyprus to present findings of 2nd ΕΥ Attractiveness Survey at Cyprus Attractiveness Forum: Investment Realized on 25 October

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-cyprus-to-present-findings-of-2nd-ey-attractiveness-survey-at-cyprus-attractiveness-forum-investment-realized-on-25-october

EY Cyprus is proud to present the findings of the second edition of the EY Attractiveness Survey Cyprus 2022, during its flagship event, Cyprus Attractiveness Forum: Investment Realized 2022 on 25 October 2022 at Parklane Hotel, Limassol....

11. Kyriakides: Increased cancer screening in the EU imperative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-increased-cancer-screening-in-the-eu-imperative

A proposal for a new cancer screening system, which seeks to improve the early detection of cancer, was presented today by Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides on behalf of the Commission....

12. EC to force energy companies to share their profits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-to-force-energy-companies-to-share-their-profits

The European Commission plans to raise more than €140 billion to relieve consumers from soaring energy prices, according to Reuters, by "taking a chunk of the revenue from low-cost electricity producers and forcing fossil fuel companies to share their huge profits. ...

13. Rhetoric escalates as shots fired in Aegean Sea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rhetoric-escalates-as-shots-fired-in-aegean-sea

Turkey says Greek coast guard fired shots at a Turkish cargo ship in international waters in the Aegean, with Athens saying the ship was 'moving suspiciously' in Greek waters while others are calling for calm as rhetoric escalates again...

14. Cyprus hopeful about EU migration pact

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hopeful-about-eu-migration-pact

The interior ministry in the Republic of Cyprus says an EU council draft that makes adoption of asylum and migration rules a priority includes a Green Line reference, seen by Nicosia as an important step in its attempt to block flows from the northern part seen by the south as 'instruments of Turkey'...

15. Op-ed: Winter, Putin's ally

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-winter-putin-s-ally

Twice in the history of Europe, the two Great Powers of the continent attempted to crush Russia. On June 24, 1812, the Great Army under the leadership of the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte invaded Russia from the territory of present-day Poland....

16. Germany to revise immigrant laws to allow more skilled migrant workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-to-revise-immigrant-laws-to-allow-more-skilled-migrant-workers

In the coming months, the German Ministry of Labor will come forward with a proposal to the federal government to introduce a new immigration option for skilled foreigners....

17. Updates from the presidential campaign trail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/updates-from-the-presidential-campaign-trail

The Cyprus problem, women's issues and policemen's salaries, as well as agricultural policy and the illegal supply of fuel from the Turkish-occupied areas, were some of the issues which were put forward by presidential candidates on the election campaign trail on Wednesday....

18. Proposed marriage act aims to fix divorce in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/proposed-marriage-act-aims-to-fix-divorce-in-cyprus

The government in the Republic of Cyprus is reviving attempts to reform marriage law, with legislation proposals aiming to modernize divorce proceedings, eliminate outdated laws, and prevent child marriages that could violate statutory rape laws...

19. EU plans to cap gas prices risking cutoff from Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-plans-to-cap-gas-prices-risking-cutoff-from-russia

The European Union proposed a price cap on Russian gas on Wednesday hours after President Vladimir Putin threatened to halt all supplies if they took such a step, raising the risk of rationing in some of the world’s richest countries this winter....

20. New European Newsroom comprised of 18 news agencies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-european-newsroom-comprised-of-18-news-agencies

A total of 18 news agencies from all over Europe are participating in the European Newsroom initiative, which was formally launched on Tuesday in Brussels....

21. US-based Lone Star to revise offer for Bank Of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/us-based-lone-star-to-revise-offer-for-bank-of-cyprus

US-based equity fund Lone Star said it is considering options with regard 'to the possibility of making a revised offer proposal to the Board of the Bank of Cyprus.'...

22. Back to School Allowance - Amounts and beneficiaries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/back-to-school-allowance-amounts-and-beneficiaries

A one-off 'Back to School' grant to families with children aged 4-18 years old, based on income criteria and household composition, was approved by the Council of Ministers at today's meeting, following a proposal by the Deputy Minister of Social Welfare, Ms. Anastasia Anthousi....

23. Metsola: 'Europe's bloc is made stronger by the discovery of so much natural gas in your country'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/metsola-europe-s-bloc-is-made-stronger-by-the-discovery-of-so-much-natural-gas-in-your-country

In anticipation of Roberta Metsola's visit to Cyprus on September 9th, Kathimerini's George Kakouris sits down with the European Parliament President and gets her take on the Cyprus problem, recently discovered natural gas reserves and the issue behind Cyprus' "golden passport" scandal....

24. Rumors about Israel-Lebanon gas pact as Cyprus sits out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rumors-about-israel-lebanon-gas-pact-as-cyprus-sits-out

America’s energy czar is purported to be mediating a secret gas arrangement between Israel and Lebanon, a Herculean task given delineation complexities but not farfetched given ongoing efforts to resolve similar disputes between Tel Aviv and Nicosia...

25. Afternoon clinics already behind on launch day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-afternoon-clinics-already-behind-on-launch-day

Afternoon working hours for clinics in state hospitals went into effect Monday, as part of health reform in the Republic of Cyprus, but officials warned outpatient and surgery departments still had a backlog to go through due to the pandemic...

26. 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....

27. Germany and France against blocking Russian visitors to the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-may-suspend-visa-facilitation-agreement-with-russia-this-week

Germany and France are rejecting a proposal to ban the entry of Russian tourists or visitors to the European Union with a joint position document....

28. Norway plans to deport refugee lawbreakers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/norway-plans-to-deport-refugee-lawbreakers

The Norwegian government has announced that the country plans to deport foreigners who have broken the law and who hold refugee status but no longer need protections in the country....

29. Cyprus scrambles to block hostile bank takeover

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-to-block-hostile-takeover-of-bank

The government in the Republic of Cyprus is racing against the clock to arm itself with legal tools to prevent a takeover of the country’s biggest bank by an American private equity firm, which has until next month to submit a final offer that some shareholders may find hard to resist...

30. 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...

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