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181. Protests continue as Macron stands firm on pension reform

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protests-continue-as-macron-stands-firm-on-pension-reform

French workers angry with President Emmanuel Macron and his plan to raise the pension age blocked access to a terminal at Paris' main airport on Thursday as part of a nationwide day of protests, forcing some travelers to get there on foot....

182. Marinas of the future with antiquated regulations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/marinas-of-the-future-with-antiquated-regulations

The need to modernize marina legislation was raised before the House Commerce Committee, with its chairman, Kyriakos Hatzigiannis, declaring his willingness to move forward with a legislative proposal....

183. Ex-US president Trump expects to be arrested on Tuesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ex-us-president-trump-expects-to-be-arrested-on-tuesday

Donald Trump says he expects to be arrested on Tuesday and has urged his supporters to launch mass protests....

184. Italy weighs in as Cypriot fund goes after Lukoil plant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/italy-weighs-in-as-cypriot-fund-goes-after-lukoil-plant

An Israeli-backed Cypriot fund’s deal to buy a Lukoil-owned refinery in Italy is hanging in the balance ahead of a Cabinet meeting in Rome possibly this week, when veto powers would be weighed against energy hub aspirations that could replace Russian gas and put the final nail in the coffin of a proposed EastMed pipeline...

185. Macron under pressure as pension protests turn violent

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/macron-under-pressure-as-pension-protests-turn-violent

French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday faced the gravest challenge to his authority since the so-called Yellow Vest protests after his decision to push through a contested pension overhaul without a vote prompted violent unrest overnight....

186. Ireland celebrates the 100th anniversary of St. Patrick's Day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ireland-celebrates-the-100th-anniversary-of-st-patrick-s-day

Today, March 17th, 2023, marks the 100th anniversary of St. Patrick's Day. And the Irish Embassy in Cyprus did not disappoint by pulling out all the stops to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in style. ...

187. Bahrain plays down Turkish Cypriot flag incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bahrain-plays-down-turkish-cypriot-flag-incident

A Turkish Cypriot flag at an inter-parliamentary union assembly in Bahrain has caught Nicosia’s attention, prompting Manama to reassure Greek Cypriots that it was 'not intentional' while dialogue still prevailed despite the diplomatic faux pas...

188. Russian fighter jet collides with US drone over Black Sea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-fighter-jet-collides-with-us-drone-over-black-sea

A Russian fighter jet hit the propeller of a U.S. MQ-9 Reaper drone over the Black Sea on Tuesday, according to the U.S. European Command....

189. Saudi Arabia and Iran to re-establish diplomatic ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/saudi-arabia-and-iran-to-re-establish-diplomatic-ties

Saudi Arabia and Iran reached an agreement that paves the way for the re-establishment of diplomatic ties after a seven-year split, a major realignment between regional rivals, the countries said Friday in a joint statement....

190. Criticism grows as Europe pushes to restrict cars in cities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/criticism-grows-as-europe-pushes-to-restrict-cars-in-cities

In an effort to ease traffic congestion and curb greenhouse gas emissions causing climate change, municipalities from Barcelona to Brussels have embarked on what has been called a “transportation revolution.”...

191. New minister announces urgent safety upgrades to rail network

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-minister-announces-urgent-safety-upgrades-to-rail-network

Greece’s newly-appointed transport minister on Wednesday announced a series of measures to improve the safety of the country’s railway system in the wake of the deadly train collision on February 28....

192. Minister of Labor in the hot seat on COLA issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-of-labor-in-the-hot-seat-on-cola-issue

The President of the Republic's directive to the new members of the government that there is no time to waste and that the government should ramp up the initiation of its projects effectively overrides some ministries where pending issues are pressing. ...

193. Afghan women protest ban on female education

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/afghan-women-protest-ban-on-female-education

Young Afghan women gathered outside Kabul University on Monday to protest the ruling Taliban’s ban on female education as their male peers returned to school for a new academic year and the United Nations heard the restriction may amount to a crime against humanity....

194. Iran: Poison attacks on schoolgirls spark protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-poison-attacks-on-schoolgirls-spark-protests

Worried parents protested in Iran’s capital Tehran and other cities on Saturday over a wave of suspected poison attacks that have affected schoolgirls in dozens of schools, according to Iranian news agencies and social media videos....

195. Protests planned following fee increases at Larnaca Marina

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/protests-planned-following-fee-increases-at-larnaca-marina

According to the Cyprus Boat Owners Association, a protest event will be held on Sunday in response to the increases in boat mooring fees spearheaded by Kition Ocean Marina with the encouragement of the Ministry of Transport. ...

196. Protesters want an end to EastMed pipeline project

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-want-an-end-to-eastmed-pipeline-project

Environmental activists gathered outside the EU Commission in Brussels on Wednesday warning that in addition to financial and geopolitical arguments against the construction of an EastMed natural gas pipeline, sabotage similar to NordStream last year was also a possible risk...

197. Latvian politician curses at Russian delegation at OSCE meeting (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/latvian-politician-curses-at-russian-delegation-at-osce-meeting

A Latvian politician was so furious that a Moscow delegation was allowed to attend a UN security meeting that he quoted Ukrainian Snake Island defenders and told them: 'Russian warship, go f*** yourself'....

198. Turkey rejects linking NATO expansion to F-16 deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-rejects-links-between-nato-expansion-f-16-deal

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday called for Sweden and Finland to be accepted into NATO 'as quickly as possible,' although his Turkish counterpart dismissed the possibility of any link between their accession and Turkey’s request for F-16 fighter jets...

199. US looking for wreckage of a possible Chinese spy balloon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-looking-for-wreckage-of-a-possible-chinese-spy-balloon

US Navy divers are working to recover the wreckage of the Chinese surveillance balloon that was shot down off the coast of South Carolina....

200. Turkey issues travel warnings for Europe and the United States

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-issues-travel-warnings-for-europe-and-the-united-states

On Saturday night, Turkey's foreign ministry issued two consecutive travel advisories for both European countries and the United States, expressing concern about the possibility of racist attacks....

201. US government moving ahead with intention to sell F-16's to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/us-government-moving-ahead-with-intention-to-sell-f-16-s-to-turkey

The Biden administration is moving ahead with its intention to supply Turkey with 40 new F-16 fighter jets and upgrade 80 of the country’s older ones....

202. Strike: Trade unions call for COLA agreement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/strike-trade-unions-call-for-cola-agreement

Hundreds of workers gathered outside the Finance Ministry today calling for the full reinstatement of COLA (Cost of Living Allowance). ...

203. EU wants to send migrants back to their country of origin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-wants-to-send-migrants-back-to-their-country-of-origin

European Union migration ministers meet on Thursday to discuss visa restrictions and better coordination inside the bloc to be able to send more people with no right to asylum in Europe back to their home countries including Iraq....

204. Airlines to oppose France's ban on short-haul flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/airlines-to-oppose-france-s-ban-on-short-haul-flights

French and European airlines plan to invoke their rights to freedom of movement in protest to the environmental restrictions on short-haul flights, which France has partially banned and Brussels has approved in December....

205. Turkish Cypriots outraged over mufti's call for women to procreate on demand

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-outraged-over-mufti-s-call-for-women-to-procreate-on-demand

A Muslim religious leader’s instruction to women to dutifully accept a husband's “invitation to bed” to procreate has sparked outrage among many Turkish Cypriots, who saw the remarks as an imported encroachment of fundamentalist Islam on their secular community....

206. Exam paper leak rocks school reform in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/exam-paper-leak-rocks-school-reform-in-cyprus

There was uproar in the Greek Cypriot education system on Monday after an exam paper leak was made public, with authorities unsure whether to call police and teachers calling on the government to rethink a controversial semester reform...

207. UN chief sees no common ground in divided Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-chief-sees-no-common-ground-in-divided-cyprus

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' report on the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, released on Wednesday night as an official document of the Security Council, number S/2023/3, records the lack of common ground between the two sides for peace talks leading to a mutually agreeable solution...

208. Cypriot fund keeps Lukoil’s sanctioned plant in the game

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-fund-keeps-lukoil-s-sanctioned-plant-running

A Lukoil refinery in Italy might survive sanctions against Russia if it falls in the hands of a Cypriot private equity fund, with the company saying the sale could take place by March of this year after turning down a US offer two months ago...

209. First LNG tanker from US arrives in Germany

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-lng-tanker-from-us-arrives-in-germany

The first regular shipment of liquefied natural gas from the United States arrived in Germany on Tuesday, part of a wide-reaching effort to help the country replace energy supplies it previously received from Russia....

210. Economic events that will be remembered in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/economic-events-that-will-be-remembered-in-2022

The energy crisis, which intensified after Russia's invasion of Ukraine and resulted in skyrocketing gas prices, took the lead throughout the year....

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