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1. Marios Georgiou named Man of the Year 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/marios-georgiou-named-man-of-the-year-2022

Marios Georgiou was named Man of the Year at the 21st annual Bank of Cyprus - Man of the Year Awards 2022 held at the Parklane Hotel in Limassol last night, Wednesday, November 16th, in the presence of the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades. ...

2. Republicans move towards a majority in the House

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/republicans-move-towards-a-majority-in-the-house

Republicans edged closer on Thursday to securing a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives while control of the Senate hinged on a few tight races, two days after Democrats staved off an anticipated "red wave" of Republican gains in midterm elections....

3. Cyprus adopts litmus test on visas for Russians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adopts-litmus-test-on-visas-for-russians

Russian citizens wishing to travel to Cyprus will soon need to prove they do not support their president Vladimir Putin, with reports confirming the Cypriot government joined stricter EU-wide measures half a year after Ukraine’s president called on Nicosia to get tough on the island’s Russians...

4. Cyprus to charge €80 to Russians applying for tourist visas beginning December 1

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-charge-€80-to-russians-applying-for-tourist-visas-beginning-december-1

Cypriot authorities have announced that the country will no longer apply facilitated rules for citizens of Russia applying for tourist visas....

5. British business travelers being turned back from EU countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-business-travelers-being-turned-back-from-eu-countries

British business travelers are being turned back from European countries for going against post-Brexit movement restrictions that will be applied more rigorously once the European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS) is introduced in November next year....

6. Steele dossier acquittal highlights missing link in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/steele-dossier-acquittal-points-to-missing-link-in-cyprus

A Russian analyst was acquitted this week of accusations he provided false information that triggered an FBI probe against Trump, but a major takeaway from the trial pointed to Cyprus being a missing link in the investigation after insufficient evidence about an alleged source of the infamous Steele Dossier was not properly vetted...

7. Russian tourists no longer welcome in the Czech Republic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-tourists-no-longer-welcome-in-the-czech-republic

The Czech Republic’s authorities have announced that from the end of this month, the country will start applying stricter entry rules for citizens of Russia....

8. Two Turkish banks suspend Russian Mir payments after U.S. sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-turkish-banks-suspend-russian-mir-payments-after-u-s-sanctions

Turkish lenders Isbank and Denizbank have suspended the use of the Russian payment system Mir, the banks said on Monday, following a U.S. crackdown on those accused of helping Moscow skirt sanctions over the war in Ukraine....

9. Russians can no longer get golden visas from Portugal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russians-can-no-longer-get-golden-visas-from-portugal

A total of ten Russian citizens who applied for Portugal’s Golden Visas from February 24 this year have been denied, according to the announcement provided by the Portuguese Immigration and Border Service....

10. Cypriot airlines dismiss rumors after Bloomberg article

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-airlines-dismiss-rumors-of-post-pandemic-ripple-effect

Airlines operating out of the Republic of Cyprus reportedly have denied rumors that they could be going under, following trouble with Romanian Blue Air and a Bloomberg report warning about the island’s two carriers...

11. Liz Truss becomes Britain new PM after Johnson fallout

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/liz-truss-becomes-britain-new-pm-after-johnson-fallout

Liz Truss will become Britain's next prime minister after winning a leadership race for the governing Conservative Party on Monday, vowing to press ahead with promised tax cuts and action to tackle the deepening energy and cost of living crisis....

12. Kilograms of cash, diamonds, jewelry and a Picasso still lost after 25 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kilograms-of-cash-diamonds-jewelry-and-a-picasso-still-lost-after-25-years

Swissair Flight 111 from New York's JFK airport to Geneva, Switzerland, crashes off Nova Scotia, Canada, killing 229 people....

13. Lukoil chief falls to his death from hospital window in Moscow

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lukoil-chief-falls-to-his-death-from-hospital-window-in-moscow

Ravil Maganov, the chairman of Russia's second-largest oil producer Lukoil, died on Thursday after falling from a hospital window in Moscow, two sources familiar with the situation said, becoming the latest in a series of businessmen to meet with sudden unexplained deaths....

14. Discussions on tougher travel rules for Russians to begin immediately

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/discussions-on-tougher-travel-rules-for-russians-to-begin-immediately

Discussions among the relevant EU institutions to examine how the EU-Russia Visa Facilitation Agreement, which was fully suspended on Wednesday during the informal meeting of EU Foreign Ministers (Gymnich) in Prague, will begin as soon as possible, according to a Foreign Ministry press release issued on Thursday....

15. More red tape for Russians looking to visit EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-red-tape-for-russians-looking-to-visit-eu

European Union foreign ministers agreed on Wednesday to fully suspend a visa facilitation agreement with Russia, making it harder and more costly for Russian citizens to enter the EU, the bloc’s foreign policy chief Josep Borell said....

16. Germany and France against blocking Russian visitors to the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-may-suspend-visa-facilitation-agreement-with-russia-this-week

Germany and France are rejecting a proposal to ban the entry of Russian tourists or visitors to the European Union with a joint position document....

17. Gorbachev, who steered Soviet breakup, dead at 91

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gorbachev-who-steered-soviet-breakup-dead-at-91

Mikhail Gorbachev, who set out to revitalize the Soviet Union but ended up unleashing forces that led to the collapse of communism, the breakup of the state and the end of the Cold War, died Tuesday. The last Soviet leader was 91...

18. Sixty-one migrants arrived in Paralimni by boat from the occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sixty-one-migrants-arrived-in-paralimni-by-boat-from-the-occupied-territories

A total of 61 people, men, women and children, irregular migrants, arrived from the occupied territories by boat to the free areas, specifically to the area of Agia Triada in Paralimni....

19. Presidential contender flies to Congo to pave way

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-contender-flies-to-congo-to-pave-way

Cypriot presidential candidate Averof Neophytou has dipped his toes into the refugee relocation debate in Congo, where he met with officials during a lightning daytrip this week, saying it was an effort on his part to carry forward a repatriation agreement between the island and the former Zaire...

20. Palestinians fly to Cyprus in Israeli airport pilot program

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/palestinians-fly-to-cyprus-in-israeli-airport-pilot-program

Several dozen Palestinians flew to Cyprus on Monday from an airport in southern Israel as part of a pilot program to allow Palestinians from the occupied West Bank to fly abroad...

21. Cyprus tourism rebounds despite lack of Russian tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-tourism-rebounds-despite-lack-of-russian-tourists

Beside sparkling Mediterranean waters at the Cypriot resort town of Ayia Napa, the bars are bouncing with foam dance parties as tourist numbers rebound following two tough years of the pandemic....

22. Cyprus’ church wars over Ukraine quiet down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-church-wars-over-ukraine-quiet-down

Cyprus' Tamasos metropolitan bishop Isaiah, a top contender for the archbishopric throne who fell out of favor with Archbishop Chrysostomos, traveled to Istanbul this week with the primate’s blessing, a possible signal that the island’s ugly church split over Ukraine was drawing to a quiet close ahead of possible elections...

23. ECHR vindicates Cypriot journalist

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/echr-vindicates-cypriot-journalist

A Cypriot journalist won his lawsuit against the Republic of Cyprus this week, after the European Court of Human Rights ruled that he was censured in violation of the right to freedom of expression...

24. Abortion banned in multiple US states a mere hours after Roe v Wade overturned

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abortion-banned-in-multiple-us-states-a-mere-hours-after-roe-v-wade-overturned

Abortion was already illegal in multiple US states on Saturday, with bans introduced within hours of Roe v Wade being overturned, as cities erupted in protest at the landmark ruling. Abortion banned in multiple US states just hours after Roe v Wade overturned ...

25. Cyprus feeling the effects of Russian flight ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-feeling-the-effects-of-russian-flight-ban

Cyprus' tourism industry is taking a huge hit from the lack of Russian and Ukrainian tourists, with an estimated loss of €600 million this year alone....

26. Investigation into big cat shipment to Mykonos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigation-into-big-cat-shipment-to-mykonos

An animal rights group on Tuesday called for a judicial investigation into a shipment of two lions and a tiger that was allowed to go through customs in northern Greece, destined for the party island of Mykonos....

27. Europe agrees to ban 90% of Russian oil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-agrees-to-ban-90-of-russian-oil

European Union leaders agreed Monday to embargo most Russian oil imports into the bloc by year-end as part of new sanctions on Moscow worked out at a summit focused on helping Ukraine with a long-delayed package of new financial support....

28. Nouris: 'We have reached the point where migrants call the police and ask to be picked up'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-we-have-reached-the-point-where-migrants-call-the-police-and-ask-to-be-picked-up

In a bill submitted to Parliament, the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Interior are requesting the recruitment of 300 special police officers with a contract of up to 28 months to monitor the green line and conduct other tasks relating to the increased migration flow into the Republic of Cyprus....

29. ‘I will visit Athens when we win the war,’ Ukraine’s President tells Kathimerini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/‘i-will-visit-athens-when-we-win-the-war-ukraine-s-president-tells-kathimerini

Volodymyr Zelenskyy looked worn, he was probably sleepless, but he spoke passionately in his signature husky, nasal voice, stopping often to take a sip of coffee from the cup next to him....

30. Cashing in: No payment problems for Russian tourists in Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-expands-usage-of-mir-to-circumvent-payment-problems-for-russian-tourists

Turkey is trying to attract more Russian tourists by expanding the usage of the Russian Mir payment system in Turkey as it seeks to bypass the payment bottleneck created by Western sanctions....

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