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91. Phone ringing, debt ignored: Cyprus faces loan repayment hurdles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/phone-ringing-debt-ignored-cyprus-faces-loan-repayment-hurdles

Despite efforts to reduce Non-Performing Loans (NPLs) in Cyprus, the lingering burden continues to weigh heavily on the country's economy and society....

92. London's BT Tower sold for £275m to become a hotel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/london-s-bt-tower-sold-for-£275m-to-become-a-hotel

London's iconic BT Tower, a symbol of the city's skyline since its inauguration by Prime Minister Harold Wilson in 1965, is undergoing a significant transformation. ...

93. Controversial book removed from Nicosia kindergarten

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/controversial-book-removed-from-nicosia-kindergarten

A book that raised concerns among parents has been taken out of a Nicosia kindergarten. This book was one of 50 donated to the school by the Parents' Association. The issue came to light when parents noticed the content and expressed their objections....

94. Doctors' abortion refusal raises concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctors-abortion-refusal-raises-concerns

A significant controversy emerged during today's session of the Human Rights Committee of the Parliament, shedding light on the refusal of six out of eight anesthesiologists at Makarios Hospital to participate in an abortion procedure, citing religious reasons. ...

95. The controversy over the ''homophobic'' school video and societal issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-controversy-over-the-homophobic-school-video-and-societal-issues

In Cyprus, a heated debate has ensued over a school video labeled as homophobic. Despite the Minister of Education asserting no wrongdoing, tensions escalated on social media and in Parliament...

96. Cyprus takes the helm in pioneering anchored ship electricity revolution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-takes-the-helm-in-pioneering-anchored-ship-electricity-revolution

In a pioneering initiative set to transform offshore electricity for anchored ships, Cyprus is taking a leading role in the European BlueBARGE project. ...

97. Man sentenced to 12 years in prison for child sexual abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-sentenced-to-12-years-in-prison-for-child-sexual-abuse

A 26-year-old man was sentenced to 12 years in prison yesterday (12/02) after the Larnaca Criminal Court found him guilty of child sexual abuse. ...

98. Navigating civil society's role amid deadlocks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/navigating-civil-society-s-role-amid-deadlocks

In Cyprus, amid the backdrop of the Cyprus problem, discussions frequently revolve around Civil Society and its potential role in resolving the issue....

99. Grandma's 20-year collection of voicemails captures love across generations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/grandma-s-20-year-collection-of-voicemails-captures-love-across-generations

In an era of rapid technological advancement, the enduring power of heartfelt connections is poignantly captured in one grandmother's cherished collection of voicemails....

100. Moody's sees positive shift in Cyprus economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/moody-s-sees-positive-shift-in-cyprus-economy

In a webinar panel discussion hosted by the Cyprus Economic Society, Haiko Peters, Vice President and Senior Analyst at Moody's Sovereign Risk Group, emphasized sustained improvements in the Cypriot economy....

101. Prisons department takes action following attempts to smuggle contraband

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prisons-department-takes-action-following-attempts-to-smuggle-contraband

The Prisons Department in Cyprus has heightened security measures following recent incidents involving the attempted smuggling of mobile phones and drugs into the prison area. ...

102. Health authority aims for 2024 completion of electronic health record

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-authority-aims-for-2024-completion-of-electronic-health-record

Electronic health record is expected to be completed by the end of 2024, National Electronic Health Authority Board Chairman, Professor Christos Schizas, said on Monday after a meeting with Minister of Health, Michalis Damianos....

103. T/C's want incentives from G/C's to return to talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/t-c-s-want-incentives-from-g-c-s-to-return-to-talks

''I personally think there is flexibility in the positions expressed by the Turkish side" says British High Commissioner Irfan Siddiq, explaining that "they want to have the right to talk about a separate state...''...

104. Cuellar's peacekeeping quest faces tough terrain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cuellar-s-peacekeeping-quest-faces-tough-terrain

Shortly after 9 am, the United Nations' fresh face, Maria-Angela Olguín Cuellar, descended upon the Presidential Palace, embarking on her inaugural rendezvous with President Christodoulides....

105. Digital Citizen initiative for streamlined services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-s-digital-citizen-app-faces-glitches

President Nikos Christodoulides announced a series of policy actions aimed at improving citizens' daily lives and enhancing their overall quality of life, alongside legislative and other initiatives geared towards modernizing state structures and institutions....

106. Homeless residents forge dangerous caves along California riverbanks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/homeless-residents-forge-dangerous-caves-along-california-riverbanks

In a recent discovery that sheds light on the struggles of homelessness in California, authorities in Modesto uncovered a series of makeshift caves along the banks of the Tuolumne River, serving as clandestine dwellings for those without homes....

107. School becomes sanctuary for abandoned boy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/school-becomes-sanctuary-for-abandoned-boy

In a heartbreaking tale from France, a resilient nine-year-old boy managed to endure two years of abandonment, living alone in a council flat during the Covid pandemic. ...

108. Deputy Minister vows swift action to combat homelessness

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deputy-minister-vows-swift-action-to-combat-homelessness

In response to the tragic incident of a homeless woman found dead in an abandoned house in the Neapolis area of Limassol, Cyprus, Deputy Minister of Welfare and Social Insurance,...

109. Cypriot society: A landscape where pizzas outpace police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cypriot-society-a-landscape-where-pizzas-outpace-police

We live in a society where pizzas arrive faster than the police, once remarked French director Claude Chabrol, and I fear this holds particularly true in the case of our state. Unfortunately, unlike the Cypriot Police, the Cypriot underworld operates like a Swiss watch....

110. 300,000 strong protests sweep Germany against far-right

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/300-000-strong-protests-sweep-germany-against-far-right

Over the weekend, Germany witnessed an unprecedented wave of protests with approximately 300,000 people taking to the streets nationwide....

111. Mythologizing Nikos Koshis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/mythologizing-nikos-koshis

The portrayal of Nikos Koshis as a role model for combating organized crime, being showcased on various TV stations whenever crime rates surge, has consistently caused me significant embarrassment....

112. Church and far-right parties react to Greece's marriage equality proposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/church-and-far-right-parties-react-to-greece-s-marriage-equality-proposal

Marriage equality legislation has managed to rattle the entire spectrum of the political system in Greece’s conservative society, from the right to the left....

113. Eurobank expands scholarship program to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eurobank-expands-scholarship-program-to-cyprus

Eurobank Group is bringing its long-standing ''Forward for Education'' initiative to Cyprus, unveiling a new chapter in the program's 21-year history....

114. Cyprus ranks fourth in EU for cars per capita, exceeding average

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ranks-fourth-in-eu-for-cars-per-capita-exceeding-average

In 2022, Cyprus ranked as the country with the fourth-highest number of passenger cars per population, boasting 658 cars per 1000 inhabitants, significantly surpassing the EU average of 560 vehicles per 1000 inhabitants, according to Eurostat, the statistical service of the European Union....

115. Cyprus backs UN resolution condemning Houthi attacks on Red Sea shipping

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-backs-un-resolution-condemning-houthi-attacks-on-red-sea-shipping

The Cypriot registry seems to remain unaffected for the time being by the latest developments in the Red Sea......

116. Ever wonder how happy people are in Cyprus?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ever-wonder-how-happy-people-are-in-cyprus

Ever wonder how happy people are in Cyprus? Well, they recently gave their overall life satisfaction a score of 7.2 out of 10, according to Eurostat, the statistical service of the European Union. That's pretty close to the EU average, which stands at 7.1....

117. Commissioner: ''86 years before gender equality is achieved in Cyprus''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-86-years-before-gender-equality-is-achieved-in-cyprus

The European Commission has positioned Cyprus at 21st among the 27 member states concerning gender equality, revealed Josie Christodoulou, the Commissioner for Gender Equality. ...

118. Police resolve mystery behind 24-year-old's brain injury

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-resolve-mystery-behind-24-year-old-s-brain-injury

Law enforcement authorities have unraveled the mystery surrounding the hospitalization of a 24-year-old man with a brain injury since Sunday (14/01), shedding light on the incident that led to his medical condition....

119. Cyprus protests British Bases' role in Gaza conflict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-protests-british-bases-role-in-gaza-conflict

Hundreds of people gathered on Sunday morning outside the Akrotiri Base, in Limassol district, in Cyprus, with placards, flags and shouting slogans, protesting the involvement, as they say, of the British Bases in Cyprus in Israel's war in Gaza....

120. Diversity and the Church

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/diversity-and-the-church

The ongoing discussion in Greece regarding same-sex couples and parenting is poised to capture the attention of the political leadership and Cypriot society at some point. ...

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