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1. Security Council expected to renew UNFICYP mandate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/security-council-expected-to-renew-unficyp-mandate

The UN Security Council is expected to approve a resolution on Thursday morning (New York time) that will renew the mandate of the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) for six months, until July 31st, 2022....

2. Flying car cleared for takeoff, but you'll need a pilot's license (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/flying-car-cleared-for-takeoff-but-you-ll-need-a-pilot-s-license-video

A car that can transform into a small aircraft has passed flights tests with flying colors in Slovakia, developers say....

3. 'Test to stay' to be implemented in health professions, Police and Fire Department

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/test-to-stay-to-be-implemented-in-health-professions-police-and-fire-department

At today's Cabinet meeting, the Minister of Health, Mr. Michalis Hadjipantela, presented the suggestions of the members of the Scientific Advisory Committee discussed during yesterday's meeting, which included an analysis of data recorded and evaluated by the tracking team and nurses as well as the rates of vaccination coverage of the population. ...

4. Cyprus scores low on public sector corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scores-low-on-public-sector-corruption

The Republic of Cyprus was at a historic low in terms of perceived levels of corruption in the public sector, according to figures released this week by Transparency International...

5. Future of the university as we know it is under threat – EY report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/future-of-the-university-as-we-know-it-is-under-threat-–-ey-report

A new EY report, Are universities of the past still the future?, argues that universities in advanced economies are facing a number of existential issues in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic....

6. Op-ed: Inequalities between women and men more profound two years into life with Covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-inequalities-between-women-and-men-more-profound-two-years-into-life-with-covid

What is very apparent is that women have kept our societies functioning during the pandemic, beyond what they always did, with very little social recognition, appreciation and support;...

7. CNP CYPRUS Group: offer of a large number of Complete Computer Systems, to the Ministry of Education

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cnp-cyprus-group-offer-of-a-large-number-of-complete-computer-systems-to-the-ministry-of-education

The era of the pandemic has clearly highlighted the importance of new digital technologies in many aspects of our lives. On the road to the future, digitalization is a top priority for society, the economy and the government....

8. Cyprus has not discussed endemicity of COVID, Health Minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-has-not-discussed-endemicity-of-covid-health-minister-says

The endemicity of COVID has not been on the table in Cyprus, Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantelas said, noting that what has been discussed is learning how to live with the virus....

9. Rise in cannabis use in Cyprus, drop in ecstasy during the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rise-in-cannabis-use-in-cyprus-drop-in-ecstasy-during-the-pandemic

Cannabis was the drug most used in Cyprus during the restrictions against the spread of COVID-19 while there has been a drop in the use of ecstasy according to the latest European Web Survey on Drugs presented by the EU drugs agency (EMCDDA)....

10. Op-ed: The shooting of a dog and the non pet-friendly destination of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-shooting-of-a-dog-and-the-non-pet-friendly-destination-of-cyprus

In mid-November, community authorities found another abandoned dog in the ‘wine villages’ around the mountains of Limassol. This has become an all-to-common sighting usually resulting from unconscientious “hunters” who leave their dogs in the mountains or surrounding ravines....

11. KPMG in Cyprus welcomes its newly hired professionals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/kpmg-in-cyprus-welcomes-its-newly-hired-professionals

KPMG in Cyprus hosted a virtual welcoming event on 10 January 2022, for 70 professionals who recently joined the KPMG family....

12. MI5 warns MP's: Chinese government 'agent' has been 'active' in UK parliament

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mi5-warns-mp-s-chinese-government-agent-has-been-active-in-uk-parliament

MI5 has warned that a Chinese government agent has been working in parliament "to subvert the processes", MPs have been told....

13. 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....

14. Minister of Health reassures public on new 'Deltacron' variant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-of-health-reassures-public-on-new-deltacron-variant

Minister of Health Michael Hadjipantela said on Saturday that Deltacron, a new variant of COVID-19 found in Cyprus, was not something to worry about....

15. Cyprus' Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides steps down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-foreign-minister-nikos-christodoulides-steps-down

Cyprus' Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Christodoulides resigned Sunday from his position, amid discussions of a potential candidacy for the presidential elections in 2023....

16. Pandemic: Parents, children, school, take note: X (absence)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/pandemic-parents-children-school-take-note-x-absence

17. 'Measures taken were aimed at reducing disruption to society and economy'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/measures-taken-were-aimed-at-reducing-disruption-to-society-and-economy

The new measures taken by the Cabinet yesterday were focused and aimed at avoiding disruption to society and the economy,...

18. TechIsland's action of solidarity through a touching video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/techisland-s-action-of-solidarity-through-a-touching-video

Another significant action supporting the residents of the affected areas by the catastrophic fires of last summer, was recently implemented by the Non profit Organization TechIsland, through the complete renovation of the Arakapas Regional Primary School, which is located right at the middle of the catastrophic fires....

19. Bid offers now being accepted for the contruction of the new Cyprus Museum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bid-offers-now-being-accepted-for-the-contruction-of-the-new-cyprus-museum

The greatest culture project implemented by the Government, the new Cyprus Museum, is underway following the announcement on Wednesday for the tender of the construction contract....

20. NIPD Genetics receives Innovation Award at the 15th OEB Cyprus Innovation Awards

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/nipd-genetics-receives-innovation-award-at-the-15th-oeb-cyprus-innovation-awards

NIPD Genetics, the Cypriot biotechnology company, was awarded the Innovation Award in the Services Category, in the OEB Cyprus Innovation Awards 2021, held on 20 December 2021....

21. King Constantine of Greece Suffers Stroke

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/king-greece-constantine-of-greece-suffers-stroke

Former King of Greece Constantine was rushed to a hospital in Athens on Wednesday after suffering a stroke, Antenna TV reported....

22. German police foil 'anti-vaxxer murder plot' against state premier

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-police-foil-anti-vaxxer-murder-plot-against-state-premier

German police said on Wednesday they had uncovered a plot by anti-vaccination activists in Saxony to murder the eastern German state's premiere, adding to concerns about increasingly violent protests over plans for mandatory vaccinations....

23. East Med is ‘not a Turkish sea,’ president of French Senate tells Kathimerini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/east-med-is-‘not-a-turkish-sea-president-of-french-senate-tells-kathimerini

The East Mediterranean is not a Turkish sea and interoperability between the French and Greek armed forces is a factor that brings stability to the region...

24. Norway steps up efforts to curb omicron variant, teleworking will be mandatory

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/norway-steps-up-efforts-to-curb-omicron-variant-teleworking-will-be-mandatory

Norway will intensify restrictions and speed up vaccinations in an effort to stem the expected wave of the Omicron variant, Prime Minister Jonas Stere announced last night....

25. Osman Kavala and hubris

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/osman-kavala-and-hubris

Osman Kavala has been in prison in Turkey for the past four years. Why? Because he angered Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan by being critical of his rule. ...

26. MP Alexandra Attalides honored as 2021 Anti-Corruption Champion by US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mp-alexandra-attalides-honored-as-2021-anti-corruption-champion-by-us

In honor of International Anti-Corruption Day, celebrated each year on December 9th, US Ambassador to Cyprus, Judith Garber, presented MP Alexandra Attalides with a certificate acknowledging her work in fighting corruption in Cyprus. ...

27. Denmark to re-impose restrictions after rise in Covid cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/denmark-to-re-impose-restrictions-after-rise-in-covid-cases

Denmark will re-impose restrictions in order to curb the rapid spread of Covid-19, including the Omicron variant, the Prime Minister announced today....

28. As millions fell into poverty during the pandemic, billionaires' wealth soared

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/as-millions-fell-into-poverty-during-the-pandemic-billionaires-wealth-soared

The coronavirus pandemic has worsened the massive financial gap between rich and poor around the world, a new report has found....

29. K. Treppides & Co Ltd: Social Media and Investment Recommendations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/k-treppides-co-ltd-social-media-and-investment-recommendations

It is commonly accepted that social media play a defining role in almost every aspect of our everyday life. ...

30. Joint action to defend and promote Democracy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/joint-action-to-defend-and-promote-democracy

Across the globe, democracy and human rights are increasingly under siege. Far from being an issue isolated to the “developing” world, democracies new and old are combatting existential crises of creeping authoritarianism, rising inequality, and malign influence both domestically and from abroad. ...

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