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1. In Greece, unvaccinated older people now face monthly fines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-greece-unvaccinated-older-people-now-face-monthly-fines

Greece Monday imposed a vaccination mandate for people over age 60, as coverage remains below the European Union average and a recent spike in infections has sustained pressure on hospitals....

2. No change in foreign policy, says Kasoulides, pledges more focus on foreign diplomats and EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-change-in-foreign-policy-says-kasoulides-pledges-more-focus-on-foreign-diplomats-and-eu

Newly-appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ioannis Kasoulides, has assured on Tuesday that there will be no change in foreign policy, instead, more attention will be given to particular issues....

3. USA: 'Serial killer' disclosed murders in a series of novels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-serial-killer-disclosed-murders-in-a-series-of-novels

The man who killed five people before being shot dead by police in Colorado on Monday had announced the crimes and named some of his victims in a series of science fiction novels he wrote, according to police and US media....

4. Pandemic: New Year's Eve under consideration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pandemic-new-year-s-eve-under-consideration

Experts are preparing for a difficult winter, what remains of it that is, due to the manifestation of the aggressive Omicron mutation. Like other European countries, Cyprus is experiencing a difficult period, a few days before the new year. ...

5. 100 employees leave Bank of Cyprus on a voluntary retirement plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/voluntary-retirement

Bank of Cyprus announces the successful completion of a small-scale targeted voluntary retirement plan....

6. Rift in pandemic response wide open in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rift-in-pandemic-response-wide-open-in-cyprus

A rift between scientists and government became more apparent on Friday in the Republic of Cyprus, with local media saying the health ministry director was even checking the minutes from a meeting to shed light on debate over controversial measures...

7. Lawyer cries foul over ban on unvaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-cries-foul-over-ban-on-unvaccinated

A local lawyer is invoking European rules to argue the Cypriot government’s measure banning unvaccinated citizens from certain places is a violation of fundamental human rights, with health experts attributing decisions in the last few weeks to the Cabinet...

8. 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....

9. Schools under siege as protests continue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-under-siege-as-protests-continue

Police went on alert Thursday after two schools were targeted in bomb and arson attacks overnight, with reports saying protests following pandemic measures for young pupils have been getting out of hand...

10. Vaccine inequality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/vaccine-inequality

The new 'Omicron' mutation is the result of a lack of vaccination solidarity between developed and developing countries, experts and those who had previously called for vaccines to be sent to less privileged countries warn...

11. Reduction of electricity VAT from 19% to 9%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vat-reduction

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said on Thursday that the Government has notified the EU’s VAT Committee over its intention to reduce VAT on household electricity bills from 19% to 9%...

12. Spanish vultures arriving in Cyprus to help repopulate local species

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spanish-vultures-arriving-in-cyprus-to-help-repopulate-local-species

In the coming days, the first vultures will arrive by plane from Spain, which will support the extremely reduced population of the species in Cyprus, according to an announcement by BirdLife Cyprus....

13. Locals up in arms over mosque plans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-up-in-arms-over-mosque-plans

Local residents in a village in Paphos are up in arms over hearsay that Syrian inhabitants in the community want to have a mosque in the small rural town, with the debate on migration getting more intense and political...

14. Dozens of migrants pushed their way into Poland from Belarus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dozens-of-migrants-pushed-their-way-into-poland-from-belarus

Two large groups of immigrants crossed the border into Belarus and entered the territory of Poland, the Polish news agency PAP reported late last night....

15. 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,...

16. Announcement of Appointment of Directors & Senior Managers in K. Treppides & Co Ltd

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/announcement-of-appointment-of-directors-senior-managers-in-k-treppides-co-ltd

The Management of K. Treppides & Co Ltd is committed to develop leaders who derive from own people and who pursue excellence in the provision of high quality specialised and unique services. ...

17. Social media enabling destruction of democracy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/social-media-enabling-destruction-of-democracy

“It’s the enabler of the destruction of democracy. It’s the enabler of the destruction of the facts,” says the Filipino Nobel Laureate Maria Ressa...

18. Speakers gather in Nicosia to discuss the technological revolution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/speakers-gather-in-nicosia-to-discuss-the-technological-revolution

Digital Agenda Cyprus was off to a running start on Tuesday with introductory remarks by founder Demetris Lottides...

19. AstraZeneca's antibody cocktail successful in treating COVID-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/astrazeneca-s-antibody-cocktail-successful-in-treating-covid-19

AstraZeneca has asked US regulators to grant an emergency use authorization for its antibody therapy drug called AZD7442....

20. Europol cracks down on human trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europol-cracks-down-on-human-trafficking

Two hundred and sixty-nine (269) potential victims of exploitation were identified during Europol's eight-day, coordinated pan-European action to crack down on trafficking in human beings and labor exploitation in the agricultural sector,...

21. Israeli target in Cyprus identified as plot thickens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-target-in-cyprus-identified-as-plot-thickens

Israeli media suggest 'unpaid debts' were behind a thwarted alleged assassination plot in Cyprus, pointing to a billionaire in the gambling business who left the island after authorities warned an Azeri-Russian seeking him out as a suspected hit man...

22. Cyprus sees increase in migrant arrivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-increase-in-migrant-arrivals

Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas and Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson presented a Report on Migration and Asylum on Wednesday,...

23. Chemotherapy is no longer the only solution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cancer-treatment

The feeling of a small lump on her breast, which turned out to be malignant, terrified Dr. Sima Dosi who thought she would have to undergo chemotherapy...

24. Cops investigate assassination plot in total secrecy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-investigate-assassination-plot-in-total-secrecy

Cyprus police are keeping details of an arrest in Engomi under wraps, but local media are speculating a foreign man is suspected to be a contract killer sent to the island to assassinate a businessman in Nicosia...

25. Supermarkets want a Safe Pass redo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supermarkets-want-a-safe-pass-redo

Supermarket representatives in the Republic of Cyprus are crying foul over Safe Pass measures, accusing police officers of being vindictive with fines and pointing out that some door greeters are even scared to confront aggressive customers...

26. Limassol crypto provider says imposter stole 35 million

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-crypto-provider-says-imposter-stole-35-million

A Cypriot resident who owns a blockchain service provider says his company was targeted by cyber criminals who managed to steal tens of millions in cryptocurrency simply by sending a message on a popular social app...

27. ISIS 'Beatles' member expected to plead guilty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/isis-beatles-member-expected-to-plead-guilty

An Islamic State jihadist of Cypriot origins and member of the terrorist cell “The Beatles” is rumored to have changed his plea to guilty, thus foregoing trial in a US courtroom...

28. Taliban says ‘war is over in Afghanistan’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/taliban-says-‘war-is-over-in-afghanistan

The spokesman for the Taliban's political office on Sunday declared the war was over in Afghanistan and called for peaceful relations with the international community...

29. President furious at critics of teen vaccinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-furious-at-critics-of-teen-vaccinations

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades rushed to the defense of a local Pediatric Society on Monday, calling threats against its members a 'disgrace' after they were targeted for recommending summer vaccinations for young teens...

30. Minister says unvaccinated should pay up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-says-unvaccinated-should-pay-up

Cypriot Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela suggests vaccinated persons do not need to take rapid tests for Covid, adding those who choose to remain unvaccinated should now have to pay out of their own pocket to keep getting tested if they want to use Safe Pass...

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