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07 December, 2022
 

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1. Unaccompanied minors are on the rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unaccompanied-minors-are-on-the-rise

Managing the exponentially increasing number of unaccompanied minors or unaccompanied alien children (UAC) is a problem that must be solved by the government in collaboration with NGOs and other relevant actors....

2. Op-ed: A saint and a monster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-a-saint-and-a-monster

The allegations of sexual abuse reported at the homes of the children’s charity Ark of the World (Kivotos tou Kosmou) have caused a huge shock to public opinion....

3. Homelessness on the streets of the capital (Photos)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/homelessness-on-the-streets-of-the-capital-photos

Citizens in the heart of the capital are faced with a depressing sight. The image of two homeless people, a father and son, whose story is well known among the locals, sleeping on the streets of Makarios Ave....

4. Children's House: 1,565 children screened for sexual abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/children-s-house-1-565-children-screened-for-sexual-abuse

Children's House received referrals for 1,565 children to be investigated for sexual abuse from its inception in September 2017 until October 2022, according to a press release issued by Hope For Children Organization on Friday in honor of today's European Day for the Protection of Children Against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse....

5. 'Cyprus Tomorrow': A plan made by Cypriots for Cypriots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tomorrow-a-plan-made-by-cypriots-for-cypriots

The importance of the "Cyprus - Tomorrow" National Plan was highlighted by Government Spokesperson and Cabinet Ministers, who attended a special promotional event in Nicosia on Saturday....

6. How much loan can a couple with an income of €2,000 get?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-much-loan-can-a-couple-with-an-income-of-€2-000-get

Housing loans are an issue that inevitably affects a large number of young couples. Because housing prices have skyrocketed while wages have remained stagnant, the need for housing leads to borrowing....

7. EC calls for state-funded compensation for victims of trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-calls-for-state-funded-compensation-for-victims-of-trafficking

The Council of Europe's Anti-Trafficking Division along with Cyprus-based NGO 'Step Up, Stop Slavery' brought together officials from various sectors of the Cypriot government and foreign diplomatic missions to discuss the ways in which financial compensation can be offered to victims of trafficking in Cyprus....

8. School mama accused of slapping boy in the face

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/school-mama-accused-of-slapping-boy-in-the-face

A woman in Famagusta district could be in legal trouble after allegedly striking and threatening a young pupil, with reports suggesting the school mama waited outside her son’s primary after hearing about a physical altercation between the two boys...

9. The economy and Turkey's East Med push dominated candidate's talking points this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-economy-and-turkey-s-east-med-push-dominated-candidate-s-talking-points-this-week

The development of the economy, the basic positions of the Committee of Occupied Municipalities on the Cyprus problem and Turkey's activities in the Eastern Mediterranean are the main talking points of the presidential candidates this week....

10. 'Cyprus Tomorrow Plan': The legacy of the Anastasiades government

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tomorrow-plan-the-legacy-of-the-anastasiades-government

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said he has a “clear conscience” as he delivered on his commitments concerning the creation of a “welfare state with no exclusions,”...

11. Back to School Allowance - Amounts and beneficiaries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/back-to-school-allowance-amounts-and-beneficiaries

A one-off 'Back to School' grant to families with children aged 4-18 years old, based on income criteria and household composition, was approved by the Council of Ministers at today's meeting, following a proposal by the Deputy Minister of Social Welfare, Ms. Anastasia Anthousi....

12. Bicycle subsidy platform now open for new applications

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bicycle-subsidy-platform-now-open-for-new-applications

The Department for Transport, Communications and Works announces the opening of applications for the revised Bicycle Purchase Grant Scheme for 2022 - 2023....

13. Cyprus' minimum wage set at 940 euros per month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-minimum-wage-set-at-940-euros-per-month

The Minister of Labour and Social Insurance, Kyriakos Kousios, announced the establishment of the National Minimum Wage after the meeting of the Council of Ministers, calling it a historic day for the welfare state....

14. Cypriots may benefit from innovative cancer therapy in Finland

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-may-benefit-from-innovative-cancer-therapy-in-finland

Cyprus’ Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela is in Finland to discuss the possible cooperation of the two countries with regards to the Boron Neutron Capture Therapy, an innovative cancer therapy....

15. Cyprus upgraded to Tier 1 in US Trafficking in Persons report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-upgraded-to-tier-1-in-us-trafficking-in-persons-report

The Ministry of Justice and Public Order has welcomed the US State Department's Trafficking in Persons report for 2022 released on Tuesday noting the upgrade of Cyprus to Tier 1 status. ...

16. Asylum applicants can now register at Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-applicants-can-now-register-at-pournara

Asylum seekers will hand in their registration applications at the Pournara Temporary Reception Center starting Tuesday, Deputy Minister of Social Welfare, Anastasia Anthousi, said on Monday. ...

17. Cyprus police say they are 'very sensitive' to animal abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-say-they-are-very-sensitive-to-animal-abuse

The Cyprus Police are 'very sensitive' to issues involving abuse and mistreatment of animals, a spokesperson of the force told CNA on Wednesday following a report by an animal welfare organization that a complaint about an animal welfare case fell on deaf ears....

18. President formally appoints new Labour Minister, deputy Minister and director of his office

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-formally-appoints-new-labour-minister-deputy-minister-and-director-of-his-office

The appointment ceremony of the new Minister of Labour and Social Insurance Kyriacos Koushos, the new Deputy Minister to the President, Petros Demetriou and the new Director of the President's Office Pantelis Pantelides took place on Monday at the Presidential Palace, in the presence of the President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades....

19. Cyprus' airports to help combat human trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-airports-to-help-combat-human-trafficking

The Ministry of Interior, the Cyprus Police, and the Social Welfare Services in collaboration with Hermes Airports have launched a joint campaign at Larnaka and Pafos airports to raise awareness of human trafficking among the traveling public and its front-line staff....

20. President vows to carry on Zeta’s legacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-president-vows-to-carry-on-zeta-s-legacy

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades bade farewell on Friday to Labor Minister Zeta Emilianidou, who passed away on Monday after suffering a cerebral aneurysm in May, noting that despite her achievements she remained humble, humane, a respectable lady and that he feels proud of her work...

21. Cyprus grieves over loss of beloved minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-grieves-over-loss-of-beloved-minister

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says his entire Cabinet was “crushed” by the death of Labor Minister Zeta Emilianidou, whose funeral is to be held on Friday in Nicosia...

22. Labor Minister Zeta Emilianidou has died aged 68

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/labor-minister-zeta-emilianidou-has-died-aged-68

The Presidency of the Republic has expressed its deepest sorrow over the death of Labour and Social Insurance Minister Zeta Emilianidou....

23. Government to grant one-time subsidy for children's tuition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-to-grant-one-time-subsidy-for-children-s-tuition

During last week's cabinet meeting, the council of Ministers decided to impose measures to help mitigate inflationary pressures on the general population. ...

24. Bike subsidy plan to be modified to benefit vulnerable groups

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bike-subsidy-plan-to-be-modified-to-benefit-vulnerable-groups

The Minister of Transport, Communications and Works, Giannis Karousos, announced today amendments to the Incentive Plan for the purchase of a bicycle in order to allow more vulnerable groups to apply for bike subsidies....

25. The next three days are crucial for Emilianidou

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-next-three-days-are-crucial-for-emilianidou

26. Zeta Emilianidou suffers brain aneurysm (update)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zeta-emilianidou-suffers-cerebral-aneurysm

The Minister of Labor and Social Insurance, Mrs. Zeta Emilianidou, suffered a brain aneurysm last night and was transported to a hospital in Athens where she is currently undergoing surgery, according to a statement from the Presidency....

27. Labor inspections island-wide during the month of May

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/labor-inspections-island-wide-during-the-month-of-may

The Ministry of Labor, Welfare and Social Insurance will be carrying out spot inspections island-wide in May at leisure centers and cafes to combat undeclared labor and to ensure that businesses are complying with basic labor laws, the Ministry announced....

28. Refugees from Ukraine - The Government's temporary aid package

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-from-ukraine-the-government-s-temporary-aid-package

An inter-ministerial committee that convened under the chairmanship of Interior Minister Nikos Nouris concluded with specific measures to host Ukrainian citizens in Cyprus who have fled their country due to the hostilities....

29. Ukrainians in Cyprus before cutoff date now in limbo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukrainians-in-cyprus-before-cutoff-date-in-limbo

Dozens of Ukrainians in the Republic of Cyprus are running out of money and unable to benefit automatically from EU “temporary protection” measures because they visited the island as tourists before the cutoff date...

30. Cyprus overhauls rape investigations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-overhauls-rape-investigations

Cyprus police say from now on rape accusers will receive emotional support and be interviewed by officers of the same gender, as new guidelines begin to take hold following the vindication of a British woman who did not get fair treatment on the island...

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