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1. Cyprus president nixes luxury car use for top civil servants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-nixes-luxury-car-use-for-top-civil-servants

Cyprus’ president has scrapped plans to grant free-of-charge, around-the-clock use of state-financed luxury vehicles to top civil servants amid a public outcry over a perceived waste of taxpayers’ money, a government spokesman said Monday....

2. Germany: Student opens fire with a rifle in German lecture hall before killing himself

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-student-opens-fire-with-a-rifle-in-german-lecture-hall-before-killing-himself

A student today opened fire during a lecture at a German university, injuring four people, before killing himself....

3. Ukraine: Britain, US withdraw diplomats and their families

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-britain-us-withdraw-diplomats-and-their-families

The United Kingdom has begun withdrawing some staff from its embassy in the Ukrainian capital amid fears of an imminent Russian military invasion....

4. Supreme Court settles golden passports legal saga

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-settles-golden-passports-legal-saga

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus says a Parliament attempt last year to restrict the attorney general's role in a golden passport probe outcome was unconstitutional, after lawmakers had raised conflicts of interest for the state's chief law enforcer and his deputy...

5. U.S. weighs sending 5,000 troops to Eastern Europe to counter Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/u-s-weighs-sending-5-000-troops-to-eastern-europe-to-counter-russia

The Biden administration is considering sending as many as 5,000 U.S. troops to Eastern Europe, a U.S. official confirmed to NPR, in what would be a step-up in American military involvement in the region amid growing fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine....

6. European Commission launches new round of scholarships for the Turkish Cypriot community

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-commission-launches-new-round-of-scholarships-for-the-turkish-cypriot-community

The European Commission announced last week the launch of the EU Scholarship Programme for the Turkish Cypriot community for the Academic Year 2022/23 funded under the Aid Programme, which will award grants to approximately 140 Turkish Cypriot students, graduates and professionals....

7. Cypriot judge bails Chinese duo on technicality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-judge-bails-chinese-duo-on-technicality

A mother and son from China facing extradition in Cyprus on investment fraud charges have been released on bail, with a Paphos judge allowing them to walk free citing prosecution paperwork delays...

8. Nouris calls on EU partners to conclude agreement between FRONTEX and Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-calls-on-eu-partners-to-conclude-agreement-between-frontex-and-turkey

Cyprus Minister of Interior, Nicos Nouris, has called for the conclusion of a Status Agreement between FRONTEX and Turkey, as a matter of urgency and as a condition for additional EU support to Turkey....

9. This is how 'test to stay' will be applied in schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/this-is-how-test-to-stay-will-be-applied-in-schools

In accordance with the Ministry of Health's efforts to keep schools safe and in operation without depriving students of their basic right to education, members of the Scientific Advisory Committee have made a unanimous decision to apply the "test to stay" measure in Primary and Secondary schools as of Monday the 24th of January 2022....

10. US and Russia try to lower temperature in Ukraine crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-and-russia-try-to-lower-temperature-in-ukraine-crisis

The United States and Russia sought to lower the temperature Friday even as they said no breakthrough was imminent in a heated standoff over Ukraine that has raised fears of a possible Russian invasion....

11. US singer Meatloaf dead at 74

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-singer-meatloaf-dead-at-74

US singer Meat Loaf, who was known for hits including Bat Out Of Hell, has died at the age of 74 after selling more than 100 million albums worldwide and starring in 65 movies - with reports suggesting he contracted Covid-19....

12. MEPs call on EU countries to respect animal welfare during transport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meps-call-on-eu-countries-to-respect-animal-welfare-during-transport

After 18 months of fact-finding, MEPs call on EU countries to respect animal welfare during transport and to transition to transporting meat and not live animals....

13. Cyprus FM to have talks in Washington with Blinken on February 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fm-to-have-talks-in-washington-with-blinken-on-february-1st

Cyprus Foreign Minister, Ioannis Kasoulides, will pay a visit to Washington at the invitation of the US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, with whom he will hold talks on February 1st, at the State Department....

14. Cypriot hospital alarmed over covid patient's refusal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-hospital-alarmed-over-covid-patients-refusal

Doctors have consulted hospital lawyers about their options in case they deem intubation as necessary and ordered the patient to undergo an examination by a psychiatrist, who reportedly found the woman to be of sound mind...

15. Cyprus passes national whistleblower law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-passes-national-whistleblower-law

Cypriot lawmakers passed a consolidated bill on whistleblowing protections on Thursday after years of delays and EU pressure, with the new law aimed to shield employees from retaliation after speaking up against corruption...

16. Sajid Javid’s axing of all Covid restrictions draws warnings from NHS

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sajid-javid-s-axing-of-all-covid-restrictions-draws-warnings-from-nhs

The government has pledged to abolish almost every existing Covid restriction over the coming weeks in England and “get life completely back to normal”, a course popular with Conservative MPs but which immediately prompted stark warnings from health groups....

17. 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....

18. Tatar: A campaign to recognize the pseudo-state

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-a-campaign-to-recognize-the-pseudo-state

19. Modernization of EAC and more independent energy providers, says Anastasiades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/modernization-of-eac-and-an-increase-of-independent-energy-providers-says-president-anastasiades

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said on Thursday that the government will provide all necessary tools to allow the Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC) to modernize its operation, as well as to encourage even more independent energy providers to operate in the Cypriot market....

20. Pope Benedict XVI knew of abusive priests when he ran Munich archdiocese, investigators say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-benedict-xvi-knew-of-abusive-priests-when-he-ran-munich-archdiocese-investigators-say

Pope Benedict XVI knew about priests who abused children but failed to act when he was archbishop of Munich from 1977 to 1981, an inquest found Thursday, rejecting Benedict's long-standing denials in a damning judgment....

21. Redevelopment of Larnaca port and Marina on track for implementation, Minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/redevelopment-of-larnaca-port-and-marina-on-track-for-implementation-minister-says

The €1.2-billion project for the joint redevelopment of the Larnaca port and the Marina area is on track for implementation, Minister of Transport, Communications and Works, Yiannis Karousos, said on Wednesday....

22. Cyprus Interior Minister to participate in European Conference on external borders management

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-interior-minister-to-participate-in-european-conference-on-external-borders-management

Cyprus Interior Minister, Nicos Nouris, travels on Thursday to Vilnius, Lithuania, to participate in a European conference on the management of external borders being held on January 20-21....

23. Minthis wins Leading Golf Sustainability Award

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/minthis-wins-leading-golf-sustainability-award

Minthis Golf Club has demonstrated its groundbreaking work in sustainability, not only in Cyprus but worldwide, with the most prestigious honour in the golf travel industry: The 2021 IAGTO Award for Outstanding Contribution to Sustainability....

24. 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....

25. Greece: Tax payment via foreign cards with or without physical presence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/greece-tax-payment-via-foreign-cards-with-or-without-physical-presence

Greeks and foreigners will finally get the chance to pay their taxes, duties and levies in Greece using cards issued abroad....

26. Cyprus still undecided on EUDCC recovery for tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-still-undecided-on-eudcc-recovery-for-tourists

A certificate of recovery in the Republic of Cyprus will continue to list 180 days as period of validity, but a decision to halve that period starting next month will only affect locals using Safe Pass unless the government decides to extend the measure to incoming visitors as well...

27. Turkey's claim for a two-state solution is unacceptable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-s-claim-for-a-two-state-solution-is-unacceptable

Cyprus’ Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides was received on Wednesday by the President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou during his official visit to Greece....

28. Cyprus will cover the cost for the identification of 2,500 bones of missing persons, Photiou says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-will-cover-the-cost-for-the-identification-of-2-500-bones-of-missing-persons-photiou-says

Presidential Commissioner, Photis Photiou, announced that the Republic of Cyprus will release the amount of €1.2 million, for the identification of 2,500 small bones....

29. 'Cyprus and Greece remain firmly committed to respecting international law'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-greece-remain-firmly-committed-to-respecting-international-law

Cyprus' Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides met on Wednesday, in Athens, with his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias, in the context of his first official visit abroad after assuming his duties....

30. Blinken urges unity to fight ‘relentless’ Russian aggression, during his visit to Kyiv

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blinken-urges-unity-to-fight-‘relentless-russian-aggression-during-his-visit-to-kyiv

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged western nations Wednesday to remain united in the face of what he called “relentless” Russian aggression against Ukraine and reassured Ukraine’s leader of their support....

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