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91. Former South African President F.W. de Klerk dead at 85

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-south-african-president-f-w-de-klerk-dead-at-85

South Africa's last white president F.W. de Klerk, who died on Thursday aged 85, stunned the world when he scrapped apartheid and negotiated a peaceful transfer of power to a Black-led government under Nelson Mandela....

92. Vaccination: Cracks are forming in the EU travel policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccination-cracks-are-forming-in-the-eu-travel-policy

National decisions in France and Austria risks fragmentation of pan-European policy...

93. Greek PM defends migration policy in heated exchange with journalist (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-defends-migration-policy-in-heated-exchange-with-journalist-video

Mitsotakis, whose center-right New Democracy party came to power in 2019, defended his government’s migration policy, calling it “tough but fair”, and said Greece was rescuing hundreds of people at sea since 2015 when it was on the frontline of Europe’s migration crisis....

94. US food banks struggle to feed hungry amid surging prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/us-food-banks-struggle-to-feed-hungry-amid-surging-prices

U.S. food banks already dealing with increased demand from families sidelined by the pandemic now face a new challenge — surging food prices and supply chain issues walloping the nation....

95. Bilateral agreements needed for the repatriation of migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bilateral-agreements-needed-for-the-repatriation-of-migrants

DISY President Averof Neophytou said on Wednesday that Cyprus should speed up bilateral repatriation agreements with countries in order to ensure public safety....

96. Cypriot experts dissent from government decisions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-experts-dissent-from-government-decisions

A frustrated local epidemiologist in Cyprus is calling on the government to reevaluate its latest response to the pandemic, saying politicians are ignoring local data on how vaccinated persons continue to spread the coronavirus...

97. Rule stickler mayor left hanging with stroke of pen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rule-stickler-mayor-left-hanging-with-stroke-of-pen

President Nicos Anastasiades used the stroke of a pen on Wednesday to block the closure of a department store in Paphos, a move that left the town’s mayor hanging after he had warned his municipality would not tolerate illegal operations without permits...

98. The pandemic adversely affected students' mental health

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/the-pandemic-adversely-affected-students-mental-health

The effects of the Covid-19 disease pandemic on the quality of life and mental health of students in Cyprus are recorded in a study published in September 2021 by the Frederick University Mental Resilience Research Unit....

99. Ireland contributes 25,000 euros to Committee of Missing Persons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ireland-contributes-25-000-to-committee-of-missing-persons

The Republic of Ireland donated 25,000 euros to the Committee on Missing Persons on Novemeber 8th, bringing the country's total contributions to the committee to 375,000 euros since 2006, CMP announced today....

100. 'History is written by the achievements of people and one of them is Nikos Galis'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/history-is-written-by-the-achievements-of-people-and-one-of-them-is-nikos-galis

History is written by the achievements of people, and one of them is Nikos Galis, the President of the Republic, Nikos Anastasiadis said Monday...

101. Europe’s chief prosecutor drops by to check on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-s-chief-prosecutor-drops-by-to-check-on-cyprus

Europe’s newly-appointed chief prosecutor paid a visit to the Republic of Cyprus on Monday, where she held talks with the island’s Law Office in an effort to iron out Nicosia’s administrative challenges and concerns in the EU’s fight against corruption...

102. Retailers furious over CovScan’s glitchy start

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/retailers-furious-over-covscan-s-glitchy-start

A controversial android app pushed by the government to help businesses authenticate Safe Pass holders had a rough first day on Monday, with retailers upset over reported failures ranging from vaccinated documents being flagged as invalid to two different devices scanning the same QR code but giving different results...

103. Regeneron: Antibody cocktail protects for up to eight months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/regeneron-antibody-cocktail-protects-for-up-to-eight-months

Regeneron reported that a dose of the antibody cocktail it makes reduced the risk of COVID-19 infection by 81.6% for two to eight months after administration of the drug in a final trial....

104. Discussions with ILO to set Cyprus minimum wage to 55%-66% of national median

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/discussions-with-ilo-to-set-cyprus-minimum-wage-to-55-66-of-national-median

Although still being discussed, and will continue until year's end, the national minimum wage in Cyprus is likely to range from 865.1 euros to 1,038.1 euros....

105. As ban lifts, visitors to US await long-delayed hugs, kisses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/as-ban-lifts-visitors-to-us-await-long-delayed-hugs-kisses

The U.S. lifted restrictions Monday on travel from a long list of countries including Mexico, Canada and most of Europe...

106. Cyprus is expected to be more affected by climate change in the coming decades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-is-expected-to-be-more-affected-by-climate-change-in-the-coming-decades

Cyprus is expected to be much more affected by climate change in the coming decades, said today the Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment Costas Kadis,...

107. Cyprus awaits Brussels decision on golden passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-awaits-brussels-on-golden-passports

The President’s Cabinet in the Republic of Cyprus has approved at least 390 golden passport applications despite European warnings after the program was scrapped last year, with Interior Minister Nicos Nouris saying he has already explained the logic to the European Commission but hasn’t heard back yet...

108. Brutal poacher attack case heads to House committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brutal-poacher-attack-heads-to-house-committee

A reported attack in rural Famagusta against a conservation activist, who told police he was assaulted by suspected illegal poachers in the dead of night, caught the attention of a House member who says she will raise the issue before the internal affairs committee...

109. 21% of Cypriots found it difficult to heat their homes in 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/21-of-cypriots-found-it-difficult-to-heat-their-homes-in-2020

21% of Cypriots found it difficult to heat their homes in 2020, compared to 8% on average in the European Union...

110. Alexoui and Rudolf acquitted in Glykas case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alexoui-and-rudolf-acquitted-in-glykas-case

A Nicosia criminal court has acquitted Alexoui and Rudolf of attempted murder charges, following a lengthy prosecution based solely on a victim witness and a changing story that captivated court watchers and legal minds on the island...

111. Guterres pick for Cyprus becomes new UNFICYP chief

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guterres-pick-for-cyprus-becomes-new-unficyp-chief

The Secretary-General has appointed diplomat Colin Stewart as his new Special Representative and Head of UNFICYP, with the Canadian national also getting an asterisk for taking on a temporary deputy role after the two sides on divided Cyprus failed to agree on the proper title of an unfilled position...

112. CovScan Cyprus mandatory but questions remain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-makes-covscan-mandatory-but-questions-remain

Door greeters at supermarkets and other businesses will have to use an android app when checking Safe Pass, according to a Cabinet decision, but the policy going into effect on Monday has left many questions unanswered with citizens calling even pharmacies to get the latest scoop...

113. Government announces a reduction of VAT for vulnerable households

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-announces-a-reduction-of-vat-for-vulnerable-households

Cabinet Ministers today announced the reduction of VAT charged to electricity bills of vulnerable households. ...

114. Erdogan’s annoyance and his wrong strategy towards Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/erdogan-s-annoyance-and-his-wrong-strategy-towards-greece

A country’s strength is the sum, not only of its military capabilities, but also of its collaborations and alliances. Greece, whether Turkey likes it or not, is a full member of the European Union and has close ties, also due to the Greek diaspora, with the United States....

115. Cabinet extends COVID measures to December 2

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-extends-covid-measures-to-december-2

Cabinet Ministers met today and decided to extend the existing measures preventing the spread of COVID-19, following a proposal from Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantelas. The current measures will now be extended until the 2nd of December and will be evaluated accordingly....

116. First female chief officer of the British Bases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/first-female-chief-officer-of-the-british-bases

Clare Simpson is the first woman to assume the position of chief officer at the British Bases in Cyprus....

117. Latvia declares state of emergency due to explosive spread of the coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/latvia-declares-state-of-emergency-due-to-explosive-spread-of-the-coronavirus

Authorities in Latvia have declared a state of emergency for three months due to the resurgence of record-breaking new coronavirus infections, while COVID-19 vaccination rates remain among the lowest in the European Union. ...

118. Bad blood between towns over tourism college

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bad-blood-between-towns-over-tourism-college

It has been described as the most important piece of work in decades for Paphos, but TEPAK’s decision to open a tourism college out west did not sit well with the mayor of the university’s hometown...

119. Cyprus’ top expert goes public over measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-top-pandemic-expert-goes-public-over-measures

The head of Cyprus’ government team for pandemic response says it is time for measures to evolve, calling for frequent rapid tests to apply to vaccinated people as well amid reports that many who get the jab tend to play down symptoms and carry on normally due to a false sense of security...

120. Britain: 'Difficult months are coming, the pandemic is not over'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-difficult-months-are-coming-the-pandemic-is-not-over

Christmas can be difficult as the Covid-19 pandemic is not over, England's Deputy Chief Medical Officer Jonathan Van-Tam warned today, urging people to be careful and get vaccinated with booster doses....

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