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151. 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......

152. Nominations underway for June European elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nominations-underway-for-june-european-elections

Nominations for the June European elections are being submitted today from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the General Election Commissioner, located at the "Filoxenia" Conference Centre....

153. Russian minister faces 15-year jail term for record-breaking bribe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-minister-faces-15-year-jail-term-for-record-breaking-bribe

A Russian deputy defence minister has been detained on suspicion of bribe-taking, the country’s top law enforcement agency has said, a rare move amid the offensive in Ukraine. ...

154. Students occupy universities nationwide over Israel-Hamas conflict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/students-occupy-universities-nationwide-over-israel-hamas-conflict

The tumultuous echoes of dissent reverberated across campuses nationwide as what began as a localized outcry at Columbia University against Israel's conflict with Hamas transformed into a widespread movement by Tuesday. ...

155. President Christodoulides spearheads healthcare reform in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-christodoulides-spearheads-healthcare-reform-in-cyprus

Τhe President of the Republic, Nikos Christodoulides, announced "bold reforms" in the health sector, while addressing on Monday an event for the European Patients' Rights Day, organised by the Cyprus Federation of Patients’ Associations (CyFPA) at the Presidential Palace. ...

156. Larnaca's homeless to benefit from ''Xenios'' shelter initiative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-s-homeless-to-benefit-from-xenios-shelter-initiative

The Programme ''Xenios'' for the support and reintegration of homeless, was presented Monday in Larnaca at a press conference. ...

157. Agreement reached on foreign worker policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/agreement-reached-on-foreign-worker-policy

In a significant development, all social partners have come to an agreement regarding the participation of foreign workers in Cyprus' labor market. Labour and Social Partners Minister Yannis Panagiotou announced the breakthrough, highlighting the importance of cooperation among stakeholders in addressing challenges facing the job market....

158. Cyprus ends 2023 with €918.7 million fiscal surplus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ends-2023-with-€918-7-million-fiscal-surplus

Cyprus's financial report card for 2023 is in, and it's showing some positive signs. According to the Statistical Service of Cyprus, the country ended the year with a fiscal surplus of €918.7 million. That's like having extra money left over after paying all the bills....

159. Protesters rally against police brutality and bias

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-rally-against-police-brutality-and-bias

A peaceful demonstration unfolded Saturday at noon in Eleftheria Square, driven by the African Community in Cyprus and bolstered by allied organizations. ...

160. Lawyers reveal source of €807,000 found in safe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyers-reveal-source-of-€807-000-found-in-safe

Lawyers representing two monks at the center of the scandal at the Monastery of Saint Avvakum have returned with a new letter, shedding light on the origin of the €807,000 found in a safe. ...

161. 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....

162. US blocks UN resolution recognizing Palestinian statehood

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-blocks-un-resolution-recognizing-palestinian-statehood

The United States blocked a United Nations Security Council resolution on Thursday that would have recognized a Palestinian state, sparking sharp criticism from Palestinian leaders....

163. Lottides orders payment of single-parent allowance after 2,5 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-orders-payment-of-single-parent-allowance-waiting-for-2-5-years

Maria Stylianou Lottides, the Commissioner for Administration and Protection of Human Rights, has strongly recommended the swift disbursement of a single-parent family allowance to a complainant. ...

164. 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....

165. Cyprus' public debt declines, economic outlook brightens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-public-debt-declines-economic-outlook-brightens

According to a report by Panayiotis Rougalas, Cyprus is seeing a promising reduction in its public debt, with figures suggesting a return to 2019 levels....

166. Drug enforcement cops send 420 youths to rehab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-enforcement-cops-send-420-youths-to-rehab

Between 2021 and 2024, YKAN, Cyprus' drug enforcement agency, facilitated rehabilitation treatment programs for 420 young individuals, the majority of whom were students. ...

167. WhatsApp's lowered age limit sparks controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/whatsapp-s-lowered-age-limit-sparks-controversy

Meta, the parent company of WhatsApp, has revised its minimum age requirement for the messaging app in Europe, lowering it to 13 from 16, a move that has drawn criticism from children's rights advocates....

168. AstroBank's record-breaking year: €30.4M in profits for 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/astrobank-s-record-breaking-year-€30-4m-in-profits-for-2023

AstroBank reported Profit After Tax of €30.4 million for 2023, representing a return on equity (RoE) of 13.9%, compared with €12.2 million and RoE of 6.2% for 2022, achieving an increase on profit of 150%, mainly due to increased interest income....

169. Cyprus to promote Commandaria wine heritage in France

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-promote-commandaria-wine-heritage-in-france

Cyprus' Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development, and Environment, Maria Panayiotou, revealed plans for a unique wine event aimed at promoting Cyprus' traditional sweet wine, commandaria, during her participation in a Ministerial Workshop on sustainability strategies in the vine and wine sector in Italy....

170. Massive international fraud ring busted, Cyprus plays crucial role

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-international-fraud-ring-busted-cyprus-plays-crucial-role

Cyprus, along with international law enforcement agencies, cracked down on a massive fraud ring with a staggering €645 million turnover....

171. Dynamic presence of Petrolina at the OPAP Limassol Marathon 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/dynamic-presence-of-petrolina-at-the-opap-limassol-marathon-2024

Once again, Petrolina's contribution to the organization of the OPAP Limassol Marathon was dynamic. The marathon took place on April 13th - 14th, 2024, with a record number of participants exceeding 17,000 runners from Cyprus and abroad....

172. Minthis Presents ''Origins'' by Renowned Artists Stass Paraskos, Margaret Paraskos and Emilio Koutsoftides

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/minthis-presents-origins-by-renowned-artists-stass-paraskos-margaret-paraskos-and-emilio-koutsoftides

With a grand opening scheduled for April 19 at 6 p.m., Minthis is pleased to present ''Origins,'' a three-generational exhibition highlighting the creations of Stass Paraskos, Margaret Paraskos, and Emilio Koutsoftides. ...

173. European elections add twist to Cyprus polls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-elections-add-twist-to-cyprus-polls

On June 9, Cyprus goes to the polls in the most complicated elections in its history as the European elections and the local government elections are held in parallel, following the reform passed by the Parliament....

174. Israeli defense on high alert amid Iran's 48-hour warning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-defense-on-high-alert-amid-iran-s-48-hour-warning

A US official is quoted as saying that Israel is preparing for a direct attack from Iran — “possibly on Israeli soil” — in the next 24 to 48 hours, citing American intelligence reports. ...

175. 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......

176. Gaza's wounds deepen amidst humanitarian crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/gaza-s-wounds-deepen-amidst-humanitarian-crisis

The ongoing conflict in Gaza offers little novelty to seasoned observers of conflicts, especially within the tumultuous landscape of the Middle East's Arab-Israeli tensions....

177. Children can now testify remotely, making them feel safe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/children-can-now-testify-remotely-making-them-feel-safe

In a significant development, children can now testify as e-witnesses in cases of sexual violence, a remarkable achievement facilitated by ''The Children's House'' in Nicosia. ...

178. 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......

179. Social media 'like' sparks physical assault

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/social-media-like-sparks-physical-assault

What began as a routine social media gesture spiraled into chaos in the serene streets of Kissonerga, Paphos Province, on Wednesday night, culminating in a brutal assault that left one man nursing serious injuries....

180. 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....

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