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11 August, 2022
 

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1. Op-ed: The parallels between Athens in 2011 and Nicosia in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-parallels-between-athens-in-2011-and-nicosia-in-2022

In the last ten days, two horrific videos of racist attacks by Greek Cypriots against a Congolese woman in Larnaca and a young man from Pakistan in old Nicosia have come to light....

2. Myth-buster: IFRS 17 an accounting standard for insurance contracts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/myth-buster-ifrs-17-an-accounting-standard-for-insurance-contracts

As the title attests, this short article aims at busting the myth which states that IFRS 17 – Insurance Contracts is only relevant for insurers or for companies regulated as insurance entities. ...

3. First time asylum seekers in EU increase by 85% in February

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-time-asylum-seekers-in-eu-increase-by-85-in-february

In February 2022, first-time asylum applications by persons who applied for international protection in EU member states increased by 85% compared to February 2021 and by 3% compared to last January, according to the latest monthly asylum data published by Eurostat, the EU’s statistical service....

4. Evalena Beach Hotel in Protaras to open its doors to Ukrainian refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/evalena-beach-hotel-in-protaras-to-open-its-doors-to-ukrainian-refugees

The Evalena beach hotel in Protaras will open its doors to war refugees from Ukraine, according to an announcement by the Ministry of Tourism. Refugees from Ukraine are entitled to free accommodation at this hotel until April 30, 2022....

5. Russians pile into property in Istanbul and Dubai to shelter from sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russians-pile-into-property-in-istanbul-and-dubai-to-shelter-from-sanctions

Wealthy Russians are pouring money into real estate in Turkey and the United Arab Emirates, seeking a financial haven in the wake of Moscow's invasion of Ukraine and Western sanctions, according to many property companies....

6. Over 100 Ukrainian refugees arriving in Cyprus daily

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-100-ukrainian-refugees-arriving-in-cyprus-daily

A total of 100-180 Ukrainian refugees from war-torn Ukraine arriving daily in Cyprus, Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said on Thursday adding that applications for temporary protection status have reached 1,232, but the Ministry is ready to manage an influx of applications....

7. Cabinet: Ukrainian refugees to be issued 'temporary protection card'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-ukrainian-refugees-to-be-issued-temporary-protection-card

Proposals by a ministerial Committee on the handling of Ukrainian refugees were adopted by the Cabinet, on Tuesday, which includes the issuance of a "temporary protection card."...

8. Divided Cyprus vows protection for Ukrainians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-cyprus-vows-protection-for-ukrainians

People fleeing war in Ukraine have been promised protection in Cyprus, but questions remained as both sides on the divided island rushed to declare their support before finalizing all the details...

9. Refugees from Ukraine - The Government's temporary aid package

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-from-ukraine-the-government-s-temporary-aid-package

An inter-ministerial committee that convened under the chairmanship of Interior Minister Nikos Nouris concluded with specific measures to host Ukrainian citizens in Cyprus who have fled their country due to the hostilities....

10. Ukrainians in Cyprus before cutoff date now in limbo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukrainians-in-cyprus-before-cutoff-date-in-limbo

Dozens of Ukrainians in the Republic of Cyprus are running out of money and unable to benefit automatically from EU “temporary protection” measures because they visited the island as tourists before the cutoff date...

11. Russia targets new cities and calls on foreign ‘volunteers’ to join fight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-targets-new-cities-and-calls-on-foreign-‘volunteers-to-join-fight

Russia launched airstrikes deeper into Ukraine and called on foreign “volunteers” to join its war on Friday as Moscow stepped up unfounded allegations over chemical weapons threats. ...

12. EU plans to grant Ukrainian refugees right to stay for up to 3 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-plans-to-grant-ukrainian-refugees-right-to-stay-for-up-to-3-years

The European Union is preparing to grant Ukrainians who flee the war the right to stay and work in the 27-nation bloc for up to three years, senior EU and French officials said, thanking volunteers at the borders for helping those who arrive....

13. 'Clothes of the Soul' at the Leventis Municipal Museum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/clothes-of-the-soul-at-the-leventis-municipal-museum

The Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia presents the art exhibition "Clothes of the Soul",...

14. 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%...

15. Low dose Pfizer for kids 5-11

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/low-dose-pfizer-for-kids-5-11

The US moved a step closer to expanding Covid-19 vaccinations for millions more children as government advisers on Tuesday endorsed kid-size doses of Pfizer’s shots for 5- to 11-year-olds....

16. Cyprus turns refugee boat back to Lebanon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-turns-refugee-boat-back-to-lebanon

Dozens of refugees who were on board a vessel spotted off Cyprus on Sunday returned to their point of departure in Lebanon, contradicting earlier reports that the boat had been escorted to Cape Greco...

17. Syrian refugees reach Cyprus by boat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-reach-cyprus-by-boat

Dozens of newly arrived refugees from Syria in a wooden boat made it to Cyprus, just days after Lebanese police said they blocked over 50 undocumented Syrians from attempting to each the island...

18. ECHR asks Cyprus to explain boat incidents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/echr-asks-cyprus-to-explain-boat-incidents

The European Court of Human Rights has asked the government of the Republic of Cyprus to answer questions concerning recent refoulement of undocumented travelers at sea, in response to a request of an interim measure from a local attorney handling another case...

19. Cyprus businesses and public still failing to comply with Covid decrees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-still-failing-to-comply-with-coronavirus-decrees

Intensive police checks aiming to sniff out businesses and individuals that continue to flout mandatory coronavirus protection measures led to 40 reports in 24 hours....

20. UNHCR report: One per cent of humanity displaced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-report-one-per-cent-of-humanity-displaced

A UN Refugee Agency report released on Thursday showed that forced displacement is now affecting more than one per cent of humanity – 1 in every 97 people – and with fewer and fewer of those who flee being able to return home....

21. All asylum seekers at Pournara locked in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-asylum-seekers-locked-in-at-pournara

Health ministry officials say going in and out of the migrant facility in rural Nicosia is temporarily forbidden due to a scabies infestation, with the government defending migration policies amid criticism over living conditions and restriction of freedom of movement at the camp...

22. Report draws attention to migrant centres

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-draws-attention-to-migrant-centres

A report published this week by Ombudswoman Maria Stylianou-Lottides takes stock of current conditions in migrant facilities in the Republic of Cyprus, pointing out medical challenges, problems associated with weather, and asylum issues...

23. President: Lockdown measures extended until end of April

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-measures-extended-until-end-of-april

Lockdown and other measures in place to contain the coronavirus outbreak will be extended until April 30, with no exceptions to be made during the Orthodox Easter period, President Nicos Anastasiades said in his televised national address on Wednesday night....

24. UNHCR steps in to ensure refugees in Cyprus receive proper protection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-steps-in-to-ensure-refugees-in-cyprus-receive-proper-protection

The UNHCR office in Cyprus has stressed that refugees must be included in the government’s planning and response to the Covid-19 pandemic, offering hands-on solutions to the myriad problems in the government’s handling of refugee and asylum procedures that have only been exacerbated by the current crisis....

25. NGOs raise alarm over inhumane conditions at overcrowded migrant camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ngos-raise-alarm-over-inhumane-conditions-at-overcrowded-migrant-detention-camp

Two migrant and refugee support NGOs, Cyprus Refugee Council and Caritas Cyprus, have raised the alarm over the inhumane conditions that have developed in the Kokkinitrimithia camp, particularly since the coronavirus pandemic broke out on the island....

26. Financial measures tackle coronavirus in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/financial-measures-tackle-coronavirus-in-cyprus

Measures of Financial Support to address the Impact of the Coronavirus have been announced by the Government of the Republic of Cyprus...

27. Church services across the island suspended, President informs Archbishop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/church-services-across-the-island-suspended-president-informs-archbishop

Church services are included in the list of public gatherings of over 75 people that are to be suspended as part of ramped-up coronavirus protection measures, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou confirmed on Tuesday....

28. Union calls on authorities to show caution after three on-duty T/C journalists injured at Saturday protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/union-calls-on-authorities-to-show-caution-after-three-on-duty-t-c-journalists-injured-at-saturday-protest

The Union of Cyprus Journalists called on the authorities of the Republic of Cyprus to show caution in the presence of journalists, after three on-duty Turkish Cypriot journalists required hospital treatment following the spraying of tear gas at the Ledra checkpoint protest on Saturday....

29. Eight Turkish Cypriots rushed to hospital after Ledra checkpoint protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eight-turkish-cypriots-rushed-to-hospital-after-ledra-checkpoint-protest

Protesters gathered on both sides of the Ledra Street divide on Saturday to demonstrate against the closure of four checkpoints by the government of the Republic of Cyprus, a move it said was part of a bundle of coronavirus protection measures but which has been criticized as a measure veiling ulterior political motives....

30. Checkpoint closures to be extended until Monday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/checkpoint-closures-to-be-extended-until-monday

The closure of four crossing points last Saturday, in what the Government said would be a one-week temporary precaution against coronavirus outbreak, will be extended until Monday, the National Council agreed on Thursday....

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