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25 March, 2023
 

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1. Brussel's wager

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brussel-s-wager

The next three days will be a frenzy of diplomatic activity for Nicosia, as the European Council meets in Brussels on March 23-24. ...

2. International university students visit Eurogate’s facilities at Limassol Port

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/international-university-students-visit-eurogate-s-facilities-at-limassol-port

Students from various US academic institutions received a tour of the facilities of Eurogate Container Terminal Limassol Ltd. ...

3. EU's natural gas consumption drops by 19.3%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-natural-gas-consumption-drops-by-19-3

The EU consumption of natural gas has dropped by 19.3% in the period August 2022 - January 2023, compared with the average gas consumption for the same months (August - January) between 2017 and 2022, according to information from member state official sources and reported by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU....

4. Elections: The political 'crash test' in Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elections-the-political-crash-test-in-brussels

In the interim between the two rounds of presidential elections, EU leaders will convene in Brussels for an extraordinary European Council on migration management and ensuring Europe's economic competitiveness. ...

5. 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...

6. Biology textbook at center of controversy in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biology-textbook-at-center-of-controversy-in-cyprus

A biology textbook is the center of heated debate in Cyprus after references to “purity” and “abstinence” in a chapter on sexually transmitted diseases were posted on social media...

7. Nouris: EU should sanction countries that instrumentalize migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-eu-should-sanction-countries-that-instrumentalize-migration

The EU should have concrete sanctions in place when there is proof that migrants are being instrumentalized, as in the case of Cyprus, Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said....

8. Finance Minister calls for prudency to safeguard economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-minister-calls-for-prudency-to-safeguard-economy

Cypriot Minister of Finance Constantinos Petrides, stressed on Wednesday evening the need to be “even more careful” with the fiscal discipline in the new challenging era, while Central Bank Governor Constantinos Herodotou referred to the risk of new NPLs due to the challenging economic conditions....

9. College students scramble for affordable housing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/college-students-scramble-for-affordable-housing

Universities in the Republic of Cyprus are in the hunt for off-campus affordable housing solutions in a tough post-pandemic market, following reports that many students are resorting to nearby abodes both north and south of the divide line...

10. EU official calls on Cyprus to implement recovery plan or lose funding

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-official-calls-on-cyprus-to-implement-recovery-plan-or-lose-funding

A European Commission official on Monday urged the Cypriot authorities to proceed with the implementation of Cyprus’ National Recover and Resilience plan, warning that Cyprus risks losing EU funds in case of new delays....

11. Nouris discusses illegal immigration and occupation with Czech MP's

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-discusses-illegal-immigration-and-occupation-with-czech-mp-s

Illegal immigration and the war in Ukraine were the focus of a meeting held on Thursday between Minister of Interior Nicos Nouris and Chairman of the Czech Parliamentary Committee on European Affairs, Ondřej Benešík, who was heading a delegation of Czech MPs and members of the Committee....

12. TEPAK professor loses appeal on unvaccinated ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tepak-professor-loses-appeal-on-unvaccinated-ban

A Cypriot high court has ruled that banning unvaccinated professors from the classroom was a matter of school regulation and not detrimental to their academic career or a right to privacy...

13. Greece: Possible reopening of schools with stricter protocols

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-possible-reopening-of-schools-with-stricter-protocols

With Covid-19 infections going through the roof, Greece's Education Ministry plans to tighten testing and restrictions at schools as it is keen to see them reopen on January 10....

14. High schoolers against midterms descend on Palace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-schoolers-against-midterms-descend-on-palace

High school students staged a protest on Tuesday against semester exams in public schools, a new system that the government has been unable to implement during the pandemic but also because of very strong objections...

15. Minister gets memed for vaping on live TV

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-gets-memed-for-vaping-on-live-tv

Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou became the subject of criticism and ridicule on social media Tuesday, following a live video interview where he was seen smoking an electronic cigarette...

16. Antonis Polemitis at Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/antonis-polemitis-at-digital-agenda-cyprus-summit-2020

Mr. Polemitis has two decades of experience in higher education, private equity, and software development. He has a deep understanding of global higher education, having served as a CEO, investor, board member, instructor and technology developer in the field. He has been a principal or advisor for a broad range of corporate financings in the United States, Europe, Latin America and India, ranging from multi-billion dollar industrial buyouts to early stage venture capital. He has also led the development of high-scale cloud-based technology platforms in multiple industries....

17. Parents cry foul as students plan strike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parents-cry-foul-as-students-plan-strike

Organized parents in Cyprus are calling on high school students to call off a strike scheduled for Wednesday, as critics warn that protests against semester-based exams are getting out of hand...

18. Cypriot students take to the streets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-students-take-to-the-streets

Organized student groups were gathering outside the Presidential Palace in Nicosia on Thursday to protest the implementation of exams on a semester basis...

19. Wars continue over semesters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-wars-over-semesters

OELMEK teachers voted on Monday against a proposed strike on exam day, essentially turning their backs on the leadership that has been calling on members to resist a new semester-based system...

20. Teens detained in Paphos school incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teens-detained-in-paphos-school-incident

Three teenagers have been arrested in connection with a school incident in Paphos, where an assistant principal was pushed to the ground and verbally assaulted...

21. Young intruders assault assistant principal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-intruders-assault-assistant-principal

A teachers union says a school principal in Paphos was physically attacked by out-of-school youngsters, adding that this is not the first time educators have had to endure similar behaviour from unruly teens...

22. Cyprus FM highlights need for regional cooperation in the Eastern Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fm-highlights-need-for-regional-cooperation-in-the-eastern-mediterranean

The Eastern Mediterranean is the only region in the world without a regional organization and this is something that we have to work on, Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides said on Thursday evening. ...

23. Teacher strike looming over semesters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teacher-strike-looming-over-opposition-to-semesters

State high school teachers are preparing to strike over their opposition to a semester-based exam schedule, with OELMEK union calling on its members to show no interest in putting the exams together...

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