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18 June, 2024
 

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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. FT: Biden eases path to citizenship for 500,000 undocumented spouses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ft-biden-eases-path-to-citizenship-for-500-000-undocumented-spouses

President Joe Biden is set to announce a major reform to U.S. immigration policy, offering up to 500,000 undocumented spouses of American citizens an easier path to legal status and U.S. citizenship. ...

3. Attorney General continues testimony in Auditor General suspension hearing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/attorney-general-continues-testimony-in-auditor-general-suspension-hearing

The biggest challenge facing the Legal Service is the continuous attacks from the Audit Service and its allies, Attorney General George Savvidis testified on Friday. ...

4. Auditor General's dismissal hearing begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/auditor-general-s-dismissal-hearing-begins

The hearing for the dismissal of the Auditor General of the Republic, Odysseus Michaelides, begins today, Wednesday, June 12. Attorney General George Savvidis will be the first witness to testify....

5. Surge in Turkish Cypriot voters expected in upcoming elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surge-in-turkish-cypriot-voters-expected-in-upcoming-elections

With only a few days left until Sunday, June 9, European citizens will decide who will represent them in the European Parliament. Cyprus will send six representatives to the European Parliament,...

6. Mario Nava advocates bicommunal energy project in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mario-nava-advocates-bicommunal-energy-project-in-cyprus

A bicommunal photovoltaic power plant would increase cooperation in the energy field and build trust, Mario Nava, the Director-General of the European......

7. Mexico elects its first female, first Jewish president

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mexico-elects-its-first-female-first-jewish-president

Claudia Sheinbaum, former head of Mexico City's government and candidate for the ruling Morena party, is poised to become Mexico's first female president, marking a historic milestone in a traditionally patriarchal society....

8. UN marks first International Day of Potato

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-marks-first-international-day-of-potato

Today is the first UN International Day of Potato, an effort to celebrate and promote the potato's critical role in improving global nutrition, fighting hunger and poverty......

9. DISY cautions against indirect AKEL support

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/disy-cautions-against-indirect-akel-support

As Cyprus gears up for the upcoming elections, the focus among party insiders has shifted to what will secure victory for the traditional parties and their leaders and what factors will influence voter turnout. ...

10. Woman arrested after clash with police over self-harm threat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-arrested-after-clash-with-police-over-self-harm-threat

Police authorities sprang into action following reports of a 61-year-old female resident, under court order for eviction, allegedly dousing herself with gasoline and threatening self-immolation. ...

11. ''Government'' moves to license casino at controversial airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-moves-to-license-casino-at-controversial-airport

The ''government'' in the Turkish-occupied northern part of Cyprus is reportedly moving forward with plans to grant a ''license to operate'' a casino within the controversial Tympou airport, according to the local newspaper Avroupa....

12. AKEL accused of anti-European populism ahead of elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/akel-accused-of-anti-european-populism-ahead-of-elections

In the past week, Annita Demetriou presented DISY's positions for the European elections while launching a simultaneous offensive against AKEL....

13. Resilient CEOs embrace AI, plan for sustainable futures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/resilient-ceos-embrace-ai-plan-for-sustainable-futures

Two in three CEOs optimistic about revenue and profit growth despite a challenging economic environment....

14. Banks stress need for government support in ESG initiatives

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/banks-stress-need-for-government-support-in-esg-initiatives

Banks are urging a combination of government and regulatory policies to achieve a healthy, effective, and optimal green transition in Cyprus....

15. Migration issue returns to the spotlight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migration-issue-returns-to-the-spotlight

Today, Friday, May 17, Nicosia will host a ministerial conference at the level of Foreign Affairs Ministers, with the participation of 7 EU member states ...

16. Cyprus football's new horizon with privately owned stadiums

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-football-s-new-horizon-with-privately-owned-stadiums

The era we find ourselves in appears to signify the beginning of significant change in the professional league, reminiscent of historical shifts that brought......

17. Cyprus grapples with challenges in youth behavior

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-grapples-with-challenges-in-youth-behavior

After recent violent incidents in schools and a surge in vandalism during the Easter holidays, concerns about youth behavior have reignited public debate in Cyprus, according to a report by Pavlos Neophytos in this Sunday's print edition of Kathimerini....

18. St. Kitts and Nevis appoints Joseph Borghese as Special Envoy for FDIs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/st-kitts-and-nevis-appoints-joseph-borghese-as-special-envoy-for-fdis

In a strategic effort to boost Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) initiatives, the Government of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis has appointed His Excellency Joseph Borghese as Special Envoy for Foreign Direct Investments. ...

19. Chaos ensues amid passport control issues at UK airports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chaos-ensues-amid-passport-control-issues-at-uk-airports

Chaos erupted at airports across the United Kingdom on Tuesday as several major hubs confirmed a nationwide border issue, causing extensive delays and frustration among travelers....

20. MP Neofytou proposes €11,000 immediate payout for solidarity fund recipients

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mp-neofytou-proposes-11-000-immediate-payout-for-solidarity-fund-recipients

Democratic Rally MP Averof Neophytou has unveiled a groundbreaking initiative aimed at alleviating financial burdens for beneficiaries of the Solidarity Fund....

21. Cyprus welcomes foreign workers amidst hotel staffing crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-welcomes-foreign-workers-amidst-hotel-staffing-crisis

The accord forged by the Ministry of Labour alongside employer and trade union representatives to tackle workforce shortages, especially prevalent......

22. Cyprus government under fire for multiple pension issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-government-under-fire-for-multiple-pension-issue

The ongoing debate over multiple pensions for former and current state officials has taken center stage in Cyprus, with the government facing criticism from political parties and the Audit Office....

23. Migration tops Cypriot concerns in EU election prep

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migration-tops-cypriot-concerns-in-eu-election-prep

In less than two months, Cyprus gears up for not only local elections but also European Parliament elections, with a Eurobarometer survey revealing key concerns and priorities among Cypriot voters....

24. Workplace harassment hits 1 in 3, EU report finds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/workplace-harassment-hits-1-in-3-eu-report-finds

A third of sexual harassment occurs in the workplace, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides said at an event organised by Cyprus Workers......

25. Cyprus President to join EU leaders in Vienna for high-stakes dinner

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-to-join-eu-leaders-in-vienna-for-high-stakes-dinner

President of Cyprus, Nikos Christodoulides, is going to Vienna on Friday, where he will participate in a working dinner with a group of leaders......

26. Fury over diplomat's illegal parking stirs debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fury-over-diplomat-s-illegal-parking-stirs-debate

A photo capturing a diplomat's vehicle parked in a disabled parking space has ignited a debate in Cyprus over parking violations and penalties....

27. EU's passage of migration pact shrouded in controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-passage-of-migration-pact-shrouded-in-controversy

A ''Historic'' moment for Europe, as the Migration and Asylum Pact was approved by the plenary session of the European Parliament a few hours ago....

28. SPP Media Group stands with the 49th Christodoula march

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spp-media-group-stand-with-the-49th-christodoula-march

For the 49th consecutive year, the Cyprus Cancer Society is organizing the Christodoula March, a monumental campaign aimed at raising awareness about cancer-related issues within Cypriot society. ...

29. Hatzigiannis: ''The social responsibility of banks is non-existent''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hatzigiannis-the-social-responsibility-of-banks-is-non-existent

Members of the Commerce Committee voiced disappointment following the responses provided by bank representatives regarding the installation of additional automatic teller machines (ATMs) to facilitate money withdrawals in communities....

30. Heavy rains and hail sweep across Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heavy-rains-and-hail-sweep-across-cyprus

Cyprus is currently facing the brunt of severe weather conditions, with heavy rains and hail wreaking havoc in various regions....

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