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1. University of Nicosia Joins the European University Alliance NEOLAiA as a Full Member

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/university-of-nicosia-joins-the-european-university-alliance-neolaia-as-a-full-member

The University of Nicosia announces that it has joined the European University Alliance, NEOLAiA (neoaliacampus.eu), as a full member. The alliance is currently preparing and will submit an application to the European Commission in March 2022 for a grant of 14.4 million euros over the next 4 years, under the European University Alliances funding scheme....

2. State Department affirms commitment to 3+1 mechanism of EastMed natural gas project

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-department-affirms-commitment-to-3-1-mechanism-of-eastmed-natural-gas-project

Following reports of US reservations over the financial and environmental sustainability of the EastMed natural gas pipeline project, a State Department spokesman has affirmed Washington’s commitment to the 3+1 regional alliance scheme (Cyprus, Greece, Israel plus the US), while emphasizing that Europe’s energy independence is a key national security issue....

3. Huge uptake in Cyprus for electric cars

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/huge-uptake-in-cyprus-for-electric-cars

Cyprus’ Ministry of Transport has received more than 4,600 applications by private citizens and transportation professionals hoping to acquire an electric vehicle that is subsidized by the state, the government has announced....

4. Reflections on 20 years of the euro

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/reflections-on-20-years-of-the-euro

Twenty years ago on Saturday, around 300 million Europeans held a brand-new currency in their hands, the euro....

5. Qatar seizes children’s toys that are 'un-Islamic'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/qatar-seizes-children-s-toys-that-are-un-islamic

Authorities in Qatar have seized a line of what they called 'un-Islamic' children's toys that feature rainbow patterns similar to LGBT flags....

6. 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....

7. Cyprus makes progress in fight against terrorist financing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-department

Cyprus has continued to make progress in strengthening banking efforts to combat terrorist financing, according to the State Department's report on terrorism for 2020. ...

8. New health measures in effect as of today, Wednesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-health-measures-in-effect-as-of-today-wednesday

New measures to contain the spread of Covid-19 and the Omicron variant are in effect as of Wednesday in Cyprus....

9.  Minister furious over fake test result allegations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-furious-over-allegations-of-fake-test-results

Cyprus Police say they are investigating allegations about local pharmacies issuing fake positive results from rapid tests, with the health ministry warning of permit revocation and criminal prosecution...

10. Cyprus reduces timeframe for COVID booster shots to 5 months and 2 weeks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reduces-timeframe-for-covid-booster-shots-to-5-months-and-2-weeks

Authorities in Cyprus have announced that the timeframe for people to receive their COVID booster shot has been reduced from six months to five months and two weeks following the completion of their initial vaccination scheme....

11. EU parliament demands new rules to support legal labor migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-parliament-demands-new-rules-to-support-legal-labor-migration

Proposals to ease legal labour migration to Europe are needed by the end of January 2022, to overcome the challenge of an ageing population and of skills shortages, according to a press release sent by the European Parliament office....

12. Clarification of new measures announced on Wednesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clarification-of-new-measures-announced-on-wednesday

The Ministry of Health has issued clarifications concerning the new measures announced on Wednesday by the Cabinet. ...

13. Cyprus gives huge incentives to go electric

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/electric-vehicles

Cyprus is investing €45 mln in incentive schemes to purchase greener cars and register 36,000 electric vehicles by the end of 2030, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos announced....

14. Reduction of electricity VAT from 19% to 9%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vat-reduction

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said on Thursday that the Government has notified the EU’s VAT Committee over its intention to reduce VAT on household electricity bills from 19% to 9%...

15. Cyprus awaits Brussels decision on golden passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-awaits-brussels-on-golden-passports

The President’s Cabinet in the Republic of Cyprus has approved at least 390 golden passport applications despite European warnings after the program was scrapped last year, with Interior Minister Nicos Nouris saying he has already explained the logic to the European Commission but hasn’t heard back yet...

16. John Christoudoulou's response to the article regarding UK government support schemes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/john-christoudoulou-s-response-to-the-article-regarding-uk-government-support-schemes

On the 25th of October 2021 the digital edition of Kathimerini on www.kathimerini.com.cy published an article with the title "John Christodoulou: The billionaire that received state support" (the “Publication”)...

17. Bicycle subsidy website suspended indefinitely

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bicycle-subsidy-website-suspended-indefinitely

The government portal for bike subsidy applications was temporarily shut down due to "excessive interest" in the scheme....

18. Cyprus frets ‘pandoramonium’ overshadowing good work

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-frets-‘pandoramonium-overshadowing-good-work

The Cypriot finance ministry says a European Parliament resolution on Pandora Papers and subsequent criticism by local opposition is overshadowing the amount of good work that has been done on the island against illegal activities, as some parties are calling on the president to step down...

19. Cyprus cabinet to revoke 45 passports in cash-for-citizenship scheme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cabinet-to-revoke-45-passports-in-cash-for-citizenship-scheme

Cyprus said on Friday it would revoke the passports of 45 people who obtained citizenship under a now discredited investment scheme that ran for more than a decade....

20. Israeli forex boss in Limassol faces extradition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-forex-boss-in-limassol-faces-extradition

The lawyers of a foreign exchange company boss in Limassol, who has been arrested in Cyprus in connection with a multimillion takedown of illegal online investments in Germany, have asked for more time before their client appears for his extradition hearing...

21. Thousands of property assets in Greece are up for auction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/thousands-of-property-assets-in-greece-are-up-for-auction

The Greek property market is about to welcome a host of new offerings as the companies that manage loans secured on properties either for banks or the funds that have acquired them are resuming online auctions in large numbers....

22. 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...

23. Cyprus won’t sign pact if EU doesn’t budge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-won-t-sign-pact-if-eu-doesn-t-budge

A letter to the Home Affairs commissioner sent by the MED5 ministers warns Brussels that front line states won’t sign the new pact on migration and asylum unless their demand for a 'balanced' agreement is met...

24. House approves overhaul in Cyprus’ power grid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-approves-overhaul-in-cyprus-power-grid

The Cyprus Transmission System Operator is calling on people and companies who wish to take part in the electricity market to register for training seminars, following the passage of legislation that aims to put an end to state monopoly after years of debate and EU warnings...

25. Another 85 million by February if Cyprus meets deadline of key reforms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-must-meet-deadline-of-key-reforms-to-receive-the-next-85-million-from-the-eu

With the first 157m euros already paid in advance from the Cyprus Recovery and Resilience Fund, the country still has a long way to go to complete the reforms and investments required to unlock the next 85m euros which is due to be received in February 2022....

26. Cyprus wants clean slate in naturalizations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-clean-slate-in-naturalizations

The government in the Republic of Cyprus has laid out a new blueprint for naturalizations of foreign investors and skilled immigrants, pointing to a departure from the country’s disgraced golden passport scheme while respecting the EU position on citizenship criteria...

27. Mystery aircraft parked in Cyprus draws attention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mystery-aircraft-in-cyprus-draws-attention

UN experts are coming to Cyprus to inspect a possibly-modified plane believed to have been used in carrying forbidden cargo to Libya, but Cypriot air traffic control say they have no records of the aircraft landing on the island...

28. ISIS 'Beatles' member expected to plead guilty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/isis-beatles-member-expected-to-plead-guilty

An Islamic State jihadist of Cypriot origins and member of the terrorist cell “The Beatles” is rumored to have changed his plea to guilty, thus foregoing trial in a US courtroom...

29. Cops up their game in safe pass checks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-up-their-game-in-safe-pass-checks

Police officers in the Republic of Cyprus have been instructed to examine Safe Pass documents more closely if they suspect a document might be fake, while violators could face up to three years in prison...

30. Al Jazeera publishes prequel to The Cyprus Papers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/al-jazeera-publishes-prequel-to-cyprus-papers

A new documentary by Al Jazeera on football corruption in Britain includes allegations that a Cypriot minister flew to London to arrange paperwork at a consular office for a Russian national who was wanted by Interpol and unable to travel under his real name...

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