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1. Cyprus secures halloumi PDO status with 5-year plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-secures-halloumi-pdo-status-with-5-year-plan

Cyprus has been granted a 5-year transition period by the European Commission to comply with the requirements for the production of halloumi......

2. Fire rages out of control, illegal garbage dump possible cause (pics)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fire-rages-out-of-control-illegal-garbage-dump-possible-cause-pics

A fire that broke out around 12:39 on Tuesday afternoon between the communities of Psathi and Polemi in Paphos is still raging out of control, and has spread to the communities of Kourtaka,...

3. Migrants in Cyprus buffer zone reach 27

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrants-in-cyprus-buffer-zone-reach-27

Thirteen migrants - including unaccompanied children - are in the buffer zone, in addition to the fourteen who have been staying in tents in the area between Aglantzia and Geri for the past two weeks, bringing their total number to twenty seven....

4. Syrian population in Cyprus now at around 30,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-population-in-cyprus-now-at-around-30-000

Approximately 30,000 Syrians currently reside in the Republic of Cyprus, either under subsidiary protection status or illegally, according to data from the Ministry of Interior. ...

5. Lottides orders payment of single-parent allowance after 2,5 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-orders-payment-of-single-parent-allowance-waiting-for-2-5-years

Maria Stylianou Lottides, the Commissioner for Administration and Protection of Human Rights, has strongly recommended the swift disbursement of a single-parent family allowance to a complainant. ...

6. Less talk, more action

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/less-talk-more-action

The government seems to have adopted a new strategy when it comes to addressing the growing issue of migration flows. Rather than discussing it publicly, there appears to be a preference for silence among government officials...

7. Cyprus revokes asylum apps of Syrians travelling via occupied areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-revokes-asylum-apps-of-syrians-travelling-via-occupied-areas

Following a meeting of the National Security Council at the Presidential Palace, Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou announced the immediate revocation...

8. Minister advocates stricter asylum criteria for Syrians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-ioannou-advocates-stricter-syrian-asylum-criteria-with-denmark-czech-republic-and-greece

Minister of the Interior Konstantinos Ioannou is set to have bilateral contacts in Denmark, the Czech Republic and Greece on the 10th, 11th and 12th of April......

9. Cyprus faces migration crisis amid infrastructure strain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-migration-crisis-amid-infrastructure-strain

Cyprus is facing a mounting migration crisis as data obtained by K on Thursday reveals a surge in illegal immigrant arrivals, straining the government's resources and raising concerns about a humanitarian emergency....

10. Israeli tank strike hits Gaza aid shelter, MSF staff and families in peril

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-tank-strike-hits-gaza-aid-shelter-msf-staff-and-families-in-peril

Amidst chaotic scenes of panic and flames, a shelter run by Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) in Gaza fell under attack on February 20th....

11. Minister highlights smallest resident population at Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-highlights-smallest-resident-population-at-pournara

The outlook for Cyprus in relation to migration is positive, as in 2023 a 46% reduction in irregular migrant applications and a 66% increase in returns have been achieved, Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou said on Wednesday....

12. T/C's want incentives from G/C's to return to talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/t-c-s-want-incentives-from-g-c-s-to-return-to-talks

''I personally think there is flexibility in the positions expressed by the Turkish side" says British High Commissioner Irfan Siddiq, explaining that "they want to have the right to talk about a separate state...''...

13. Cyprus leads the EU in cross-border investments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-the-eu-in-cross-border-investments

During a Parliamentary Finance Committee meeting, CySEC Chairman George Theocharides announced Cyprus's top-ranking status in providing cross-border investment services within the EU....

14. US and UK launch joint operations against Houthis in response to Red Sea ship attacks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/houthi-rebels-reject-us-maritime-shield-typhoon-aircraft-take-off-from-akrotiri

As the sun sets over the Akrotiri base in Cyprus, a celestial dance unfolds. Two pairs of Typhoon FGR4 aircraft, gracefully reported by British TV channels, take flight....

15. Cyprus eyes new measures amid migration challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-eyes-new-measures-amid-migration-challenges

There may have been progress so far in the management of migration, according to figures released by the government these days, but this is mainly due to a sharp decline in the number of applicants from African countries, ...

16. Greece sends aid to Cyprus amidst refugee concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-sends-aid-to-cyprus-amidst-refugee-concerns

In response to Cyprus' request for assistance through the European Civil Protection Mechanism (UCPM), Greece swiftly dispatched humanitarian aid to bolster the island nation's preparedness for potential increased refugee inflows originating from the Middle East....

17. Supermarkets in Spain take extreme measures to protect olive oil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supermarkets-in-spain-take-extreme-measures-to-protect-olive-oil

In Spain, the world's leading olive oil producer, supermarkets are resorting to extreme measures as the price of this liquid gold skyrockets. With some bottles reaching 14.5 euros, theft is on the rise, prompting anti-theft devices on olive oil shelves....

18. 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....

19. Icelandic authorities brace for eruption following earthquakes and magma surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/icelandic-authorities-brace-for-eruption-following-earthquakes-and-magma-surge

Icelandic authorities are bracing for a potential volcanic eruption in the southwest of the island following a series of earthquakes and signs of rapidly spreading magma underground....

20. Data protection commissioner opposes school CCTV pilot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/data-protection-commissioner-opposes-school-cctv-pilot

In a statement, Irene Loizidou Nikolaidou, the Commissioner for Personal Data Protection, declared that the potential implementation of Closed Circuit Video Surveillance (CCTV) in school units, even as a pilot, violates the principle of legality within the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) framework....

21. Cabinet amends minimum guaranteed income and social benefits laws

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-amends-minimum-guaranteed-income-and-social-benefits-laws

The Council of Ministers in Cyprus has recently approved an amendment to the Minimum Guaranteed Income and Social Benefits Laws, signaling a significant change in the country's approach to residency requirements. ...

22. Hospital attack claims hundreds of lives in Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hospital-attack-claims-hundreds-of-lives-in-gaza

In a tragic turn of events, hundreds of lives were lost or forever altered following an attack on central Gaza and the Al-Ahli Hospital. ...

23. President vows to improve shipping registry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-vows-to-improve-shipping-registry

The President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nikos Christodoulides, reaffirmed the government’s dedication to enhancing the services provided by the Cypriot Shipping Registry, while addressing on Monday evening a dinner hosted at the Presidential Palace on the occasion of the "Cyprus Shipping 2023" International Conference....

24. Police block access to troubled Ayios Nikolaos complex

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-block-access-to-troubled-ayios-nikolaos-complex

Ayios Nikolaos apartment complex in Chlorakas has been officially sealed off, marking a significant turn of events for the site that formerly served as housing for migrants....

25. 'Daniel's' rampaging waters send vehicles adrift

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/daniel-s-rampaging-waters-send-vehicles-adrift

Severe devastation has been wrought by the recent inclement weather known as ''"Daniel'' along the coastal region of Pelion, particularly impacting the village of Agios Ioannis....

26. Chloraka complex ''Agios Nikolaos'' shut down as President tightens security

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chloraka-complex-agios-nikolaos-shut-down-as-president-tightens-security

In response to recent incidents, President Nicos Christodoulides convened a meeting at the Presidential Palace to address the situation in Chloraka. ...

27. Media's impact in Cyprus crisis: Fanning flames or offering relief?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/media-s-impact-in-cyprus-crisis-fanning-flames-or-offering-relief

A series of events in recent days, from Chloraka to Apostolos Andreas and then to Pyla, along with the disputes on social media about what is happening or not, remind us more than ever of the need for serious media that don't simply adopt official statements and don't stay on the surface of things, in the emotional and political stereotypes. ...

28. Cyprus marks 49 years since Turkey's dramatic military expansion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-marks-49-years-since-turkey-s-dramatic-military-expansion

Today commemorates the forty-ninth anniversary of the second phase of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus. In this phase, Turkish military forces, having initially invaded the island on July 20, 1974,...

29. International aid rushed to tackle wildfire in mountain communities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/international-aid-rushed-to-tackle-wildfire-in-mountain-communities

A wildfire that ignited between the communities of Korfi, Alassa, and Iasa at noon on Sunday continues to rage out of control, posing a severe threat to the region. The fire has led to evacuations and widespread smoke, reaching as far as the city of Limassol itself. ...

30. DAAS-AI: Digital Agenda Alpha Stage AI start-up competition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/daas-ai-digital-agenda-alpha-stage-ai-start-up-competition

The Digital Agenda introduces the Alpha Stage Start-ups Innovation Platform, where startups and innovation teams have the opportunity to participate in the Digital Agenda Alpha Stage Artificial Intelligence Competition, known as DAAS-AI, ...

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