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29 January, 2022
 

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1. 'US is undercutting three of its strongest allies in region by undermining EastMed'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-is-undercutting-three-of-its-strongest-allies-in-region-by-undermining-eastmed

US Representatives Gus Bilirakis and Nicole Malliotakis recently sent a stern letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken vociferously objecting to the Administration’s recent reversal of support for the Eastern Mediterranean Pipeline....

2. Op-ed: Beyond the EastMed pipeline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-beyond-the-eastmed-pipeline

The US decision to shift its focus from the EastMed gas pipeline to regional electricity interconnectors is an opportunity for Greece. The pipeline has always been a long shot, and the case for pursuing it may have run its course. Greece now has a chance to reframe the dialogue around energy and climate change in the region, and it should seize it....

3. Supreme Court halts COVID-19 vaccine mandate for US businesses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-halts-covid-19-vaccine-mandate-for-us-businesses

The Supreme Court has stopped a major push by the Biden administration to boost the nation’s COVID-19 vaccination rate, a requirement that employees at large businesses get a vaccine or test regularly and wear a mask on the job....

4. Shepherd gets ten years for raping college student

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shepherd-gets-ten-years-for-raping-college-student

A man has been sentenced to ten years in prison for rape, after a college student said she was out in the fields with her mother south of Nicosia when she was sexually assaulted under knife threat...

5. Turkish lira whiplashes after Erdogan moves to protect savings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-lira-whiplashes-after-erdogan-moves-to-protect-savings

Turkey's lira rocketed back from record lows in volatile trading on Tuesday after Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan proposed measures to protect local currency savings against such swings....

6. Rift in pandemic response wide open in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rift-in-pandemic-response-wide-open-in-cyprus

A rift between scientists and government became more apparent on Friday in the Republic of Cyprus, with local media saying the health ministry director was even checking the minutes from a meeting to shed light on debate over controversial measures...

7. Anastasiades and Tatar meet at UN reception held at Ledra Palace Tuesday night

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-and-tatar-meet-at-un-reception-held-at-ledra-palace-tuesday-night

The achievements of the Technical Committees with the support of the two leaders, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar were praised by UN Secretary General’s Special Representative in Cyprus Colin Stewart on Tuesday evening. ...

8. Vaccine inequality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/vaccine-inequality

The new 'Omicron' mutation is the result of a lack of vaccination solidarity between developed and developing countries, experts and those who had previously called for vaccines to be sent to less privileged countries warn...

9. Divided Cyprus clears band for 5G across divide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-cyprus-clears-band-for-future-5g

A low frequency band that can deliver a better 5G experience to home users will be freed up on both sides of divided Cyprus, but the milestone agreement reached by the two communities could be overshadowed by ongoing 5G wars overseas...

10. 'Operation Rampdown'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/operation-rampdown

Britain's response to Covid is set to be dramatically scaled back early next year as part of a pandemic 'exit strategy' codenamed 'Rampdown'....

11. Rift ignites over access to pandemic data in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rift-ignites-over-access-to-pandemic-data-in-cyprus

A great rift has been taking place within the government’s scientific advisory team in the Republic of Cyprus, with some members demanding more data and a bigger say on policy and others ready to offer their opinions whenever officials need expert advice...

12. Woman dies after being hit at pedestrian crossing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-dies-after-being-hit-at-pedestrian-crossing

A woman in Paphos died on Saturday after she was hit by a van at a pedestrian crossing, with police arresting the driver while her husband who was also struck was said to have suffered a serious head injury...

13. Bridging the divide by tackling climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/bridging-the-divide-by-tackling-climate-change

In the spirit of the talks on climate change happening at the COP26 summit in Glasgow, Ambassador Judith Garber and UN Special Representative Elizabeth Spehar met with UNFICYP’s Youth Champions on Environment and Peace on the evening of November 3rd at the Home for Cooperation located in the UN buffer zone....

14. Cypriot AG says some civil servants unfit for the job

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-ag-says-some-civil-servants-unfit-for-the-job

Cyprus’ Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides ruffled some feathers this week when he told a House committee hearing that some leadership positions in the civil service were filled by people who were incompetent...

15. Cyprus brings FBI to check mystery plane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-brings-in-fbi-to-check-mystery-plane

FBI experts were in Cyprus heading to Paphos airport on Tuesday morning to inspect a mystery plane stored in a private hangar, following a UN report calling on inspections to be carried on the possibly-modified plane believed to have violated embargos in war-torn Libya...

16. Turkey asks US to buy 40 F-16 jets to upgrade Air Force, sources say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-asks-us-to-buy-40-f-16-jets-to-upgrade-air-force-sources-say

Turkey has made a request to the US to buy 40 Lockheed Martin-made F-16 fighter jets and nearly 80 modernization kits for its existing warplanes,...

17. Cyprus’ top diplomat: Turkey is creating new Ottoman empire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-top-diplomat-turkey-is-creating-new-ottoman-empire

The foreign minister of the divided island of Cyprus is accusing Turkey’s president of attempting to promote a new Ottoman empire in the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East...

18. President Anastasiades addresses the 76th UN General Assembly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-anastasiades-addresses-the-76th-un-general-assembly

The President of the Republic, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades, today addressed members of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly in New York....

19. No more apologies: Inside Facebook's push to defend its image

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/no-more-apologies-inside-facebook-s-push-to-defend-its-image

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, signed off last month on a new initiative code-named Project Amplify....

20. Woman’s letter probes AIDS phobia in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-s-letter-probes-aids-phobia-in-cyprus

A woman living with HIV in Cyprus has gone public with her ordeal after months of being given the runaround by officials, while shocking details about a recent case include GESY doctors refusing to treat a patient because they had 'no experience with her condition'...

21. Minister takes down names of vax-deterring doctors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-takes-down-names-of-vax-deterring-doctors

Cypriot Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela says he wants to know which doctors are not pushing for the COVID vaccine, while also pointing out that people who got vaccinated have earned the right to relaxations of some measures...

22. Nicosia reacts to new Al Jazeera video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-reacts-to-new-al-jazeera-video

Nicosia has refuted allegations concerning a Cypriot minister and his trips to London, in reaction to an Al Jazeera secret investigation into how convicted criminals could take on new identities and launder money through ownership of English football clubs by deceiving authorities...

23. Booster shot up in the air as Cyprus vaccinates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/booster-shot-up-in-the-air-as-cyprus-vaccinates

Cyprus is very close to having 70% of eligible adults fully vaccinated, but debate on what’s next such as a booster shot is far from over as Israel gets unexpected data and WHO warns against an 'ill-advised' third dose...

24. Thousands flee fires in Greece, Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-flee-fires-in-greece-turkey

Thousands of people fled wildfires burning out of control in Greece and Turkey on Friday, including a major blaze just north of the Greek capital of Athens that claimed one life, as a protracted heat wave left forests tinder-dry and flames threatened populated areas and electricity installations...

25. President furious at critics of teen vaccinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-furious-at-critics-of-teen-vaccinations

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades rushed to the defense of a local Pediatric Society on Monday, calling threats against its members a 'disgrace' after they were targeted for recommending summer vaccinations for young teens...

26. Safe Pass police told off by unfriendly crowd

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/safe-pass-police-told-off-by-unfriendly-crowd

At least two people have been arrested in connection with a bar incident in Limassol Saturday night, when police officers who went to carry out Safe Pass inspections ended up being surrounded by an unfriendly crowd...

27. Jewel sets sail fully vaccinated from Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jewel-sets-sail-fully-vaccinated-from-limassol

The Jewel of the Seas sets sail from Limassol on Saturday marking the beginning of Royal Caribbean’s return to the Mediterranean, a bold move mid-pandemic after Cypriot authorities jumped on board to offer a helping hand to an industry desperately looking for a welcoming port...

28. Officers to face discipline in serial killer case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-to-face-discipline-in-serial-killer-case

A police internal affairs committee in the Republic of Cyprus has recommended disciplinary action against members of law enforcement in the island’s serial killer probe, after criminal prosecution was ruled out against officers and superiors who dropped the ball on cases of missing women later found murdered...

29. Cyprus rolls out ‘jab discount’ for hotel stays

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rolls-out-‘jab-discount-for-hotel-stays

Lodging businesses in the Republic of Cyprus have until Friday to apply for a state subsidy that would partially fund hotel stays for vacationers who got the vaccine or the state has a record of their recovery from COVID...

30. Lute back at it again in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lute-back-at-it-again-in-cyprus

UN envoy Jane Holl Lute is back on the island to hold separate discussions on Tuesday with the two Cypriot leaders, just days before the seasoned diplomat’s boss is expected to run shoulders with President Nicos Anastasiades in Brussels...

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