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18 February, 2020
 

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1. EIB President in Cyprus to discuss bank’s investment in the country

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/eib-president-in-cyprus-to-discuss-bank-s-investment-in-the-country

The European Investment Bank (EIB) President, Werner Hoyer, was in Cyprus on Monday to update President Nicos Anastasiades on recent and future investment on the island, and to review improvements the education sector which has enjoyed significant ECB investment....

2. Greek-US ties and the East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/greek-us-ties-and-the-east-med

By Lieutenant General Thomas Trask On the occasion of his meeting last month with President Donald Trump in Washington, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis remarked how the US-Greece relationship “is the best it ever was. But it can become even better.”...

3. Cyprus gets tough on economic migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gets-tough-on-economic-migrants

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris says the government is determined to cut down on asylum and residence permit applications by blocking economic migrants from filing non-legitimate petitions...

4. Wet and cold weekend ahead

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wet-and-cold-weekend-ahead

A weak high pressure system and a cold nor’easter are affecting Cyprus as the week comes to an end, with low pressure setting in for the weekend...

5. President says use of Saudi-businessman owned jet not a violation of Ethics Code

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-says-use-of-saudi-businessman-owned-jet-not-a-violation-of-ethics-code

President Nicos Anastasiades acknowledged on Thursday that he could have avoided using a private jet belonging to a Saudi businessman for a family holiday in the Seychelles, but denied that he was in violation of the Ethics Code....

6. Athens drafts package to ease tension with Anakara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-drafts-package-to-ease-tension-with-anakara

Athens plans to present a package of proposals to ease Aegean tensions in talks with Ankara on confidence building measures on February 17-21....

7. Health Minister travels to Brussels for extraordinary EU coronavirus meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-travels-to-brussels-for-extraordinary-eu-coronavirus-meeting

Amid growing concerns over coronavirus, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou will be rushing to Brussels on Wednesday after the European Union called for an emergency meeting of EU Health Ministers on Thursday....

8. Drunk cabbie jailed after speedy trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drunk-cabbie-jailed-after-speedy-trial

A taxi driver in Larnaca was sentenced to 15 days in prison and had his licence suspended by a judge who found him guilty of reckless driving and driving under the influence...

9. Cyprus 'golden passports' scheme a laundering risk, says watchdog

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-golden-passports-scheme-a-laundering-risk-says-watchdog

A European money laundering watchdog has cautioned that a secretive investment-for-passports programme run by Cyprus was vulnerable to money laundering and fraught with risk...

10. Police announce driving offences that can lead to license revocation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-announce-driving-offences-that-can-lead-to-license-revocation

After the first days of February saw the first immediate revocations of the licences of two reckless drivers, the director of Traffic Police Yiannakis Georgiou on Tuesday specified the criteria that may land a driver a referral to the Road Transport Department for license revocation....

11. Cyprus' plan to strip citizenship stalls in legal vacuum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-plan-to-strip-citizenship-stalls-in-legal-vacuum

A legal technicality has led Cyprus to temporarily halt a process to strip citizenship from 26 individuals who benefitted from a secretive passports-for-investment scheme, lawmakers said on Monday....

12. Syria displacement is worst since conflict began, UN says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syria-displacement-is-worst-since-conflict-began-un-says

More people have fled fighting in Syria over the past 10 weeks than at any other time in the 9-year-old conflict and the city of Idlib, where many are sheltering, could become a graveyard if hostilities continue, two U.N. agencies said on Tuesday....

13. Worker critical after fall in Paphos warehouse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/worker-critical-after-fall-in-paphos-warehouse

A man in Paphos was rushed to the Emergency Room following a work-related accident, where he fell and severely injured his head...

14. Marios asks for leniency in Strovolos murders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-argues-for-leniency-in-double-strovolos-murder

The lawyer of Marios Hadjixenofondos, the last of four defendants in the Strovolos double murder trial, has asked the criminal court to show “maximum leniency” saying his client was also a victim in the case...

15. Cooperation required to fully reap energy rewards

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cooperation-required-to-fully-reap-energy-rewards

16. Nicosia to press on with energy plans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-to-press-on-with-energy-plans

Republic of Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades says Nicosia’s energy plans are moving forward while criticizing Ankara for seeking preconditions for dialogue...

17. Temperatures rebound after cold nights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/temperatures-rebound-after-cold-night

A cold front and high pressure will be affecting areas over Cyprus in the early part of the week, with sunshine and cloudy skies battling it out as temperatures are on the rebound...

18. Limassol’s trade enabler gets new CEO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-s-trade-enabler-gets-new-ceo

The appointment of a new CEO at DP World Limassol is expected to give the company a new impetus, after a year of investing and upgrading infrastructure and equipment...

19. Freezing weather spreads across Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/freezing-weather-spreads-across-cyprus

An extreme cold warning has been issued for Cyprus with temperatures expected to fall down to zero degrees around the capital and around nine below zero up high in the mountains...

20. Cyprus to purchase arms worth €240m from France

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-purchase-arms-worth-€240m-from-france

Contracts have been signed for the purchase of military equipment worth €240 million from France, Defence Ministry announced on Friday, confirming recent reports in French media....

21. British High Commission replies to British expats FAQ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-high-commission-replies-to-british-expats-faq

The British High Commission in Cyprus compiled and replied to some of the most frequently asked questions by UK nationals in Cyprus, providing further clarity on what British expats living on the island can expect post-Brexit. ...

22. Cyprus pensions gender inequality among highest in EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-pensions-gender-inequality-among-highest-in-eu

Female pensioners in Cyprus received a pension that was 38.2 per cent lower than male pensioners in 2018, much higher than the EU average of a 30 per cent pension gap....

23. Emerging tech can bolster Sustainable Development Goals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/emerging-tech-can-bolster-sustainable-development-goals

Two-thirds of the 169 targets underpinning the global Sustainable Development Goals could be bolstered by technological innovation according to a new study by the World Economic Forum and PwC...

24. Turkish soldiers attempt to block work on Spitfire coffeeshop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-soldiers-attempt-to-block-work-on-spitfire-coffeeshop

Turkish soldiers in civilian clothes on Thursday attempted to block the Nicosia Municipality crew working on historic Spitfire coffeeshop in Nicosia, the Municipality reported....

25. National Action Plan in the works to increase role of women in conflict situations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/national-action-plan-in-the-works-to-increase-role-of-women-in-conflict-situations

A preliminary draft has been completed of the island’s first ever National Action Plan (NAP) for the implementation of UN resolution 1325, entitled ‘Women, Peace and Security’, which reaffirms the important role of women in the prevention and resolution of conflicts....

26. Football and Money Laundering

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/football-and-money-laundering

It has been identified years back at European and global level, that sports and especially football is being used by criminals to launder dirty money and derive illegal income...

27. Man gets 20 years for killing Grandpa Kokos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-gets-20-years-for-killing-grandpa-kokos

The man who was convicted for killing beloved Grandpa Kokos in Larnaca last year has been sentenced to 20 years in prison...

28. Alexoui jailed as ‘flight risk’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alexoui-jailed-as-‘flight-risk

Nicosia businessman Alexis “Alexoui” Mavromichalis will remain in jail pending trial, after a judge on Thursday said the suspect was a flight risk...

29. North cries foul over Spitfire operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-cries-foul-over-spitfire-operation

Turkish Cypriot officials in north Nicosia are accusing city crew maintenance in the south of sneaking into the buffer and stealing a number of items with UNFICYP weighing in and calling on involved parties to back away from the iconic Spitfire Cafe...

30. Trump found not guilty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-found-not-guilty

President Donald Trump was acquitted on Wednesday in his US Senate impeachment trial, saved by fellow Republicans who rallied to protect him nine months before he asks voters in a deeply divided America to give him a second White House term...

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