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1. Cyprus starts golden passport trial with a paradox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-starts-golden-passport-trial-with-a-paradox

A defense attorney in the golden passport trial set to begin next month raised a conflict of interest on Monday, when his client and former House speaker along with three other defendants appeared for their arraignment before a Nicosia district judge...

2. Metsola has full plate as she flies to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/metsola-has-full-plate-as-she-flies-to-cyprus

European Parliament President Roberta Metsola is flying for an official visit to Cyprus, where years ago she spent time as a college student, but this short trip is packed with hot button issues for Europe’s youngest-ever speaker...

3. Britain's new PM draws scathing reaction from Moscow

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-s-new-pm-draws-scathing-reaction-from-moscow

Liz Truss will replace Boris Johnson as Britain's prime minister on Tuesday, after Russian politicians and media lined up on Monday predicting her ascent to power would do nothing to improve dire relations. ...

4. Liz Truss becomes Britain new PM after Johnson fallout

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/liz-truss-becomes-britain-new-pm-after-johnson-fallout

Liz Truss will become Britain's next prime minister after winning a leadership race for the governing Conservative Party on Monday, vowing to press ahead with promised tax cuts and action to tackle the deepening energy and cost of living crisis....

5. 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....

6. Conflict of interest raised again in passport probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/conflict-of-interest-raised-again-in-passport-probe

The audit office in the Republic of Cyprus is sending all its findings on golden passports to the state’s anti-corruption agency, citing a conflict of interest for the state’s two chief law enforcement officers who served as ministers during the investment scandal...

7. Criminal case in passport scandal set for September 12th

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/criminal-case-in-passport-scandal-set-for-september-12th

The criminal case against four people in the "golden passport" scandal, exposed by Al Jazeera in October 2020, is scheduled to be brought to trial on September 12, according to the state prosecutor Elena Kleopa,...

8. Cyprus government: No comment on passport audit report just yet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-government-no-comment-on-passport-audit-report-just-yet

The Government will study the report released Monday by the Audit Office on passports and the Cyprus investment program that granted citizenship by investment, Spokesperson Marios Pelekanos said, following the Cabinet’s meeting which convened Monday at the presidential retreat in the Troodos mountains....

9. Cyprus still in the mix as EU probes Greek spyware

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-still-in-the-mix-as-eu-probes-greek-spyware

Cypriot Deputy Attorney General Savvas Angelides has fired back at allegations over a conflict of interest in an alleged cover-up involving Israeli-made malware, as Nicosia and other EU capitals have been feeling pressure to come clean following rumors of widespread unlawful surveillance...

10. Cypriot MEP spills the beans in spying scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-mep-spills-the-beans-in-spying-scandal

Cypriot MEP Demetris Papadakis is warning authorities on his native island to stay away from cover-up attempts and instead 'fully investigate' allegations of espionage and wiretapping by politicians and police using illegal malware...

11. Greek phone spying scandal refuels Cypriot rumors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-phone-spying-scandal-refuels-cypriot-rumors

Fast developments in Greece over that country’s wiretapping scandal prompted political opposition in Cyprus to call for an end to a code of silence on the island over growing suspicions of unlawful surveillance...

12. Cyprus’ church wars over Ukraine quiet down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-church-wars-over-ukraine-quiet-down

Cyprus' Tamasos metropolitan bishop Isaiah, a top contender for the archbishopric throne who fell out of favor with Archbishop Chrysostomos, traveled to Istanbul this week with the primate’s blessing, a possible signal that the island’s ugly church split over Ukraine was drawing to a quiet close ahead of possible elections...

13. Cabinet appointment signals GESY wars not over

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-appointment-signals-gesy-wars-not-over

All hell broke loose this week in the health sector of the Republic of Cyprus, after a heart doctor not liked by unions was given a seat on the board of the Health Insurance Organization, signaling core debates about whether the state should stick to uniform rules or expand its single-payer philosophy...

14. Christodoulides the undisputed favorite in the race for the presidency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-the-undisputed-favorite-in-the-race-for-the-presidency

Nikos Christodoulidis remains the undisputed favorite in the presidential election race, according to a Symmetron poll for "Kathimerini"....

15. Boris Johnson vows to fight on amid growing wave of resignations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-johnson-vows-to-fight-on-amid-growing-wave-of-resignations

Britain's Boris Johnson defiantly vowed on Wednesday to fight on against growing calls for him to resign as prime minister, but his pledge to keep going was met with scornful laughter at a parliamentary appearance....

16. Scandal shakes things up in Cypriot health

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scandal-shakes-things-up-in-cypriot-health

Health officials in Cyprus are fast tracking special software to distribute drugs to cancer patients, following shocking allegations of vote trading and deep state politics in a system overseen by House representatives off the record...

17. Rumors of Pegasus purchase by Cyprus not put to rest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rumors-of-pegasus-purchase-by-cyprus-not-put-to-rest

The possibility that NSO sold Pegasus to Cypriot authorities remained unanswered last week when a Cypriot MEP grilled the company’s general counsel, who stopped short of saying who actually bought it...

18. Drug squad chief suspended after warden complaint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-squad-chief-suspended-after-warden-complaint

Lack of clarity continued to rule the day in the Republic of Cyprus following allegations against the drug squad chief, who was suspended from duties on Wednesday after the prison warden accused him of illegal activities...

19. 'Batterygate': Millions of iPhone users could receive compensation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/batterygate-millions-of-iphone-users-could-receive-compensation

Millions of iPhone users could be eligible for payouts, following the launch of a legal claim accusing Apple of secretly slowing the performance of older phones. ...

20. Boris Johnson to face no-confidence vote tonight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-johnson-to-face-no-confidence-vote-tonight

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will face a no-confidence vote Monday that could oust him from power, as discontent with his rule finally threatens to topple a politician who has often seemed invincible despite many scandals....

21. Op-ed: America has more guns than any other country

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-america-has-more-guns-than-any-other-country

America has been shaken — once again — by mass shootings. On May 14, a gunman killed 10 people in a supermarket in Buffalo. On Tuesday, at least 19 children and two adults were killed in Uvalde, Texas. ...

22. Tatar: 'Those who applauded do not see the realities in Cyprus'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-those-who-applauded-do-not-see-the-realities-in-cyprus

Those who applauded the Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis do not see the realities in Cyprus, said Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar, commenting on the Greek Prime Minister's speech to the Congress....

23. Pope Francis says NATO started war in Ukraine by ‘barking at Putin’s door’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-francis-says-nato-started-war-in-ukraine-by-‘barking-at-putin-s-door

Since the beginning of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Pope Francis has floated the idea that he wants to take a trip to Kyiv to try to broker a ceasefire. But now he says he would prefer to go to Moscow to try to talk some sense into Vladimir Putin, who he has not outwardly condemned in the now nearly three-month-old war and only did so lightly in a lengthy interview with an Italian newspaper....

24. Ukraine war: US involvement is payback for 2016 US elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-war-us-involvement-is-payback-for-2016-us-elections

Fox News host Tucker Carlson suggested this week that the US government's involvement in Ukraine is aimed at deposing Russian leader Vladimir Putin and is meant as "payback for the 2016 election."...

25. A scandalous revelation: How the Swedes stole their national product from the Turks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/a-scandalous-revelation-how-the-swedes-stole-their-national-product-from-the-turks

Sweden, the country known for our beloved Ikea and being the welfare state, confessed on Twitter today, citing a revelation that has shocked the entire world. ...

26. Test drive tag misuse out in the open

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/test-drive-tag-misuse-out-in-the-open

The Transport Department is getting more negative publicity this week after information about widespread misuse of test drive tags reached lawmakers, with the minister vowing to tackle corruption from one scandal to the next...

27. Ukraine crisis stains church elections in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-crisis-stains-church-elections-in-cyprus

A Cypriot theologian has blown the lid off the game of thrones in archbishopric elections on the island, suggesting anti-Russia agenda is behind efforts to take the vote away from believers who might favor a pro-Moscow candidate in order to task the Holy Synod with naming the winner...

28. Op-ed: 'Putin’s war threatens millions with hunger'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-putin-s-war-threatens-millions-with-hunger

Russia’s army is attempting to starve the people of Mariupol into submission in an act of barbarity that almost certainly constitutes a war crime. But the knock-on effects of Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine threaten hunger, even starvation, for millions of people beyond the immediate theatre of war....

29. Where have wealthy Russians disappeared to?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/where-have-wealthy-russians-disappeared-to

It stretches into the Persian Gulf from Dubai. The man-made archipelago in the shape of a huge palm tree is full of luxury hotels, apartments and villas....

30. Cypriot sprinter sidelined by doping scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-sprinter-sidelined-by-doping-scandal

The world of Cyprus sports has been shaken up by a doping scandal. According to information, Cyprus track and field champion Ramona Papaioannou tested positive for anabolic steroids in 2021....

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