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1. Cyprus reforms are a comedy of errors in governance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-reforms-are-a-comedy-of-errors-in-governance

Following last Sunday's vote, the much-publicized local government reform will take effect on July 1. This, like many other reforms, has been carried out in typical Cypriot fashion. ...

2. US sanctions target Russian-Cypriot connections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/us-sanctions-target-russian-cypriot-connections

A Cypriot connection has emerged among the latest targets of US sanctions against Russia, with the US Treasury Department announcing penalties on Wednesday affecting individuals and entities linked to Cyprus. ...

3. Cyprus faces obstacles in efforts to repatriate Syrian refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-obstacles-in-efforts-to-repatriate-syrian-refugees

According to a report by Pavlos Xanthoulis in Kathimerini's Sunday printed edition, Nicosia's efforts to designate certain areas of Syria as "safe" for the purpose of facilitating the return of Syrian refugees have encountered significant political, legal, and humanitarian obstacles....

4. Israeli settler defies US sanctions, gains community aid to access frozen funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-settler-defies-us-sanctions-gains-community-aid-to-access-frozen-funds

For weeks after being sanctioned by the United States, Yinon Levi struggled to pay the bills, living at his farming outpost atop a hill in the occupied West Bank. But the Israeli settler’s problems didn’t last....

5. ICC seeks arrest warrants for Hamas leader and Israeli PM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/icc-seeks-arrest-warrants-for-hamas-leader-and-israeli-pm

The International Criminal Court (ICC) is seeking arrest warrants for Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

6. Iran president and foreign minister die in helicopter crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-president-and-foreign-minister-die-in-helicopter-crash

Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi has died in a helicopter crash in foggy weather in the mountains near the border with Azerbaijan, Iranian state media has reported. Foreign minister Hossein Amir-abdollahian was among those killed....

7. Xi and Putin reinforce alliance with joint critique of US actions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/xi-and-putin-reinforce-alliance-with-joint-critique-of-us-actions

China's President Xi Jinping and Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Thursday pledged a ''new era'' of partnership between their nations, presenting a united front against what they described as the United States' aggressive Cold War mentality and global destabilization efforts....

8. Chinese president's visits to Serbia and Hungary yield new economic deals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-president-s-visits-to-serbia-and-hungary-yield-new-economic-deals

When Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Hungary last week, he arrived to one of the few places in the European Union where his country is considered......

9. Hezbollah leader calls for migrant boat access to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hezbollah-leader-calls-for-migrant-boat-access-to-cyprus

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah on Monday called on Lebanese authorities to allow migrant boats to head to Europe amid rising anti-Syrian sentiment and accusations that Western countries aim to confine refugees in Lebanon....

10. Putin picks economist Belousov as defense chief, Shoigu switches gears

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-picks-economist-belousov-as-defense-chief-shoigu-switches-gears

Russian President Vladimir Putin tapped a civilian economist as his surprise new defence minister on Sunday in an attempt to gird Russia for economic war by trying to better utilise the defence budget and harness greater innovation to win in Ukraine....

11. Russian minister faces 15-year jail term for record-breaking bribe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-minister-faces-15-year-jail-term-for-record-breaking-bribe

A Russian deputy defence minister has been detained on suspicion of bribe-taking, the country’s top law enforcement agency has said, a rare move amid the offensive in Ukraine. ...

12. Government demands sanctions against Russia at EU council

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-demands-sanctions-against-russia-at-eu-council

Cyprus remains extremely concerned for the situation in the Gaza Strip, Foreign Minister Constantinos Kombos said in his remarks at the Foreign......

13. Tehran avoids escalating conflict with Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tehran-avoids-escalating-conflict-with-israel

Explosions echoed over an Iranian city on Friday in what sources described as an Israeli attack, but Tehran played down the incident and indicated it had no plans for retaliation - a response that appeared gauged towards averting region-wide war....

14. US sanctions Cyprus-based entities linked to arms network

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-us-sanctions-cyprus-based-entities-linked-to-arms-network

On Monday, the United States announced sanctions against ten individuals and twelve entities, with two of them operating within a global arms network and registered in Cyprus....

15. In the face of threats, Biden tells Israel to 'take the win'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-the-face-of-threats-biden-tells-israel-to-take-the-win

The Biden administration congratulated Israel on successfully intercepting over 300 missiles and drones launched by Iran, with US support....

16. Cyprus tackles mounting challenges in Syrian migrant crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tackles-mounting-challenges-in-migrant-crisis

As Syrian President Bashar al-Assad signals openness to the return of Syrian refugees, Nicosia remains cautious in its approach, refraining from engagement with the Damascus regime. ...

17. Russia's influence tactics exposed in EU election probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-s-influence-tactics-exposed-in-eu-election-probe

Less than two months before European voters in 27 countries take part in EU Parliament elections, Belgium says it is investigating pro-Russian networks that are trying to influence the vote....

18. Cabinet approves closer partnership with US to tackle financial crimes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cabinet-approves-closer-partnership-with-us-to-tackle-financial-crimes

Within a short period after Nicosia's announcement of closer cooperation with the US on money laundering issues, the Council of Ministers approved the signing of a memorandum of cooperation between the Cyprus Police and the FBI. ...

19. Lawyers challenge money laundering watchdog in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/lawyers-challenge-money-laundering-watchdog-in-cyprus

Establishing a system to oversee financial companies in Cyprus is proving tricky, according to an article written by Apostolos Tomaras. It all started when the US and UK slapped sanctions on Russia,...

20. The FBI in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-fbi-in-cyprus

By enlisting the help of the FBI – as announced recently – Cyprus is making an effort to deal with the problem of corruption that has been a blight on the country’s reputation for so many years....

21. How Russia defies sanctions with its secret gas fleet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-russia-defies-sanctions-with-its-secret-gas-fleet

Moscow's response to Western sanctions on the Russian gas industry has revealed a strategic shift in its approach, with the creation of a 'shadow fleet' of liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers. ...

22. Russian oil payments delayed amid sanctions scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-oil-payments-delayed-amid-sanctions-scrutiny

Russian oil companies are facing significant delays in receiving payments for crude and fuel as banks in China, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) exercise increased caution over potential U.S. secondary sanctions, according to eight sources familiar with the matter....

23. Occupied territories are a 'black hole' for illicit funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/occupied-territories-are-a-black-hole-for-illicit-funds

The recent update to the US-UK sanctions list, active since last April and aimed at Russia, continues to scrutinize Cypriot-based entities suspected of violating the Russian embargo. ...

24. Cyprus and US forge anti-financial crime alliance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-us-forge-anti-financial-crime-alliance

The Republic of Cyprus and the United States of America have announced a significant cooperation initiative aimed at enhancing the ROC's capabilities to combat illicit finance....

25. US sanctions Cyprus-based entity for Russian sanctions evasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/us-sanctions-cyprus-based-entity-for-russian-sanctions-evasion

The US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced sanctions on Monday against thirteen entities and two individuals, including one based in Cyprus, ...

26. Russian election influence in Cyprus raises eyebrows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-election-influence-in-cyprus-raises-eyebrows

Numerous intriguing revelations surface from the unfolding of the presidential elections in Russia, casting a spotlight on the Russian communities nestled in Cyprus. ...

27. March Newsletter of K. Treppides & Co Ltd: Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/march-newsletter-of-k-treppides-co-ltd-cyprus-securities-and-exchange-commission

A new issue is out from the newsletter by K. Treppides & Co Ltd, a leader in financial advisory and consulting services with offices in three countries. ...

28. Cyprus entities hit by U.S. sanctions for alleged Al-Shabaab support

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-entities-hit-by-u-s-sanctions-for-alleged-al-shabaab-support

The U.S. Treasury Department has announced sanctions on a transnational network involving entities and individuals from the Horn of Africa, the United Arab Emirates, and Cyprus for their role in facilitating the financing of the terrorist organization Al-Shabaab....

29. Diplomatic evacuations begin as gang violence escalates in Haiti

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/diplomatic-evacuations-begin-as-gang-violence-escalates-in-haiti

In response to escalating gang violence in Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, the United States and other diplomatic missions have initiated evacuations, according to a report by CNN....

30. US sanctions target Intellexa over cyber spyware

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-sanctions-target-intellexa-over-cyber-spyware

The United States has issued sanctions against Intellexa, linked to the black van, and other entities as part of cybersecurity principles, as revealed in a post on the U.S. Department of the Treasury's website. ...

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