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1. Germany wants to attract 400,000 skilled workers from abroad each year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-wants-to-attract-400-000-skilled-workers-from-abroad-each-year

Germany's new coalition government wants to attract 400,000 qualified workers from abroad each year to tackle both a demographic imbalance and labour shortages in key sectors that risk undermining the recovery from the coronavirus pandemic....

2. US and Russia try to lower temperature in Ukraine crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-and-russia-try-to-lower-temperature-in-ukraine-crisis

The United States and Russia sought to lower the temperature Friday even as they said no breakthrough was imminent in a heated standoff over Ukraine that has raised fears of a possible Russian invasion....

3. Sajid Javid’s axing of all Covid restrictions draws warnings from NHS

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sajid-javid-s-axing-of-all-covid-restrictions-draws-warnings-from-nhs

The government has pledged to abolish almost every existing Covid restriction over the coming weeks in England and “get life completely back to normal”, a course popular with Conservative MPs but which immediately prompted stark warnings from health groups....

4. Cyprus to lift entry restrictions in March

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-lift-entry-restrictions-in-march

Tourism-reliant Cyprus will lift all entry requirements on March 1 for inbound travelers who have a valid vaccination certificate showing they received a booster shot, the country’s tourism minister said on Wednesday....

5. Blinken urges unity to fight ‘relentless’ Russian aggression, during his visit to Kyiv

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blinken-urges-unity-to-fight-‘relentless-russian-aggression-during-his-visit-to-kyiv

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged western nations Wednesday to remain united in the face of what he called “relentless” Russian aggression against Ukraine and reassured Ukraine’s leader of their support....

6. Tatar: The wealth of the eastern Mediterranean is common

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-the-wealth-of-the-eastern-mediterranean-is-common

The wealth of the eastern Mediterranean is common, said Turkish leader Ersin Tatar, adding that they are obliged to defend their rights to the end....

7. Metsola rises through EU’s power structure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/metsola-rises-through-eu-s-power-structure

Malta’s Roberta Metsola has been elected president of the European Parliament, after the madam speaker with Greek roots became the youngest MEP to hold the post after tough negotiations and a gentleman’s agreement...

8. 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....

9. Op-ed: Beyond the EastMed pipeline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-beyond-the-eastmed-pipeline

The US decision to shift its focus from the EastMed gas pipeline to regional electricity interconnectors is an opportunity for Greece. The pipeline has always been a long shot, and the case for pursuing it may have run its course. Greece now has a chance to reframe the dialogue around energy and climate change in the region, and it should seize it....

10. 'We are ready to consider other alternatives'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/we-are-ready-to-consider-other-alternatives

“If this project is practically feasible, (if) we can meet the great geological challenges and, at the same time it is financially viable, then there is the political will to implement it,”...

11. 'Be afraid': Ukraine hit by cyberattack while Russia deploys more troops at border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/be-afraid-ukraine-hit-by-cyberattack-while-russia-deploys-more-troops-at-border

Ukraine was hit by a massive cyberattack warning its citizens to "be afraid and expect the worst", while Russia, which has amassed more than 100,000 troops on its neighbor's frontier, released TV pictures on Friday of more forces deploying in a drill....

12. Erdogan wants direct dialogue amid threats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-wants-direct-dialogue-amid-threats

Despite the declaration Thursday by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that he is ready for a direct dialogue with Greece, the message conveyed by Ankara remains contradictory given the harsh language aimed at President Katerina Sakellaropoulou by the Turkish Foreign Ministry Thursday and continued overflights by fighter jets in the Aegean....

13. Washington bows out of East Med gas pipeline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-bows-out-of-east-med-gas-pipeline-talk

Washington implicitly clarified in a statement on Monday that it did not support an ambitious East Med gas pipeline project, following a Twitter storm sparked by Greek media reports on a non-paper expressing American reservations about the plan...

14. Cyprus expected to introduce a national minimum wage by the end of January 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-expected-to-introduce-a-national-minimum-wage-by-the-end-of-january-2022

Cyprus is expected to introduce a national minimum wage by the end of January 2022. According to information, the national minimum wage will be set at 45% - 60% of the national median salary in Cyprus which is 1,573 euros....

15. Rising anger with Turkey drives calls for reunification in crisis-hit northern Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rising-anger-with-turkey-drives-calls-for-reunification-in-crisis-hit-northern-cyprus

In his sun-filled office in north Nicosia, Şener Elcil is plotting his next protest. Anger, he says, is in the air in Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus....

16. Bird activists speak out after car bomb goes off

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bird-activists-speak-out-after-car-bomb-goes-off

A car bomb went off in Larnaca on Sunday with the conservationist owners of the vehicle calling on Cypriot authorities to rein in criminal activity just days after the group published information about a man suspected to be an illegal poacher...

17. Kazakh president gives shoot-to-kill order to quell protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kazakh-president-gives-shoot-to-kill-order-to-quell-protests

Security forces appeared to have reclaimed the streets of Kazakhstan's main city on Friday after days of violence, and the Russian-backed president said he had ordered his troops to shoot to kill to put down a countrywide uprising....

18. Kyriakides: Vaccination coverage in the adult population of the EU reached 80%.

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-vaccination-coverage-in-the-adult-population-of-the-eu-reached-80

According to European Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides, 80% of the adult population in the EU has been vaccinated, which is an important milestone in its COVID vaccination program. ...

19. State scrambles to close isolation loophole

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-scrambles-to-close-isolation-loophole

Officials in Cyprus are worried about another Safe Pass loophole that could potentially leave infected persons under isolation orders undetected in restricted areas unless the program gets a critical update...

20. Britain: Rubbish isn't collected, supermarkets shelves are empty and councils slash services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-rubbish-isn-t-collected-supermarkets-shelves-are-empty-and-councils-slash-services

The UK's self-isolation 'farce' means at least 1million people are now stuck at home - crippling many critical services with supermarket shelves emptying, trains canceled, bin collections axed, council services slashed and up to 25 percent of care home staff off work and one in ten NHS staff off sick....

21. Omicron-related disruptions caused over 4,000 flight cancellations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/omicron-related-disruptions-caused-over-4-000-flight-cancellations

Over 4,000 flights were canceled around the world on Sunday, more than half of them U.S. flights, adding to the toll of holiday week travel disruptions due to adverse weather and the surge in coronavirus cases caused by the Omicron variant....

22. Member of scientific committee sees enormous COVID spread if schools reopen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/member-of-scientific-committee-sees-enormous-covid-spread-if-schools-reopen

"If schools reopen on January 10th there will be an enormous spread of COVID-19", Dr. Petros Karayiannis, member of the scientific committee on the pandemic told the Cyprus News Agency while expressing the hope that during tomorrow`s meeting with the Health Minister, the right decisions will be made....

23. Reflections on 20 years of the euro

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/reflections-on-20-years-of-the-euro

Twenty years ago on Saturday, around 300 million Europeans held a brand-new currency in their hands, the euro....

24. Seven out of 10 in Cyprus and the EU owned their home in 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seven-out-of-10-in-cyprus-and-the-eu-owned-their-home-in-2020

Almost 70% of the population of the European Union lived in a privately owned house, while about 30% lived in a rented house in 2020, according to data for 2020 published by Eurostat, the EU statistical office....

25. In exodus from Lebanon, the well-off find new home in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-exodus-from-lebanon-the-well-off-find-new-home-in-cyprus

Many well-off Lebanese who escaped their country’s economic tailspin for a new life in the nearby island nation of Cyprus say the transition has been a whirlwind of emotions....

26. Russian Supreme Court orders closure of prominent human rights group Memorial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-supreme-court-orders-closure-of-prominent-human-rights-group-memorial

Russia's Supreme Court yesterday ordered the country's most prominent human rights group to be liquidated. The court ruled that the group Memorial must be closed for breaking the law on foreign agents....

27. Europe continues to be in the deep red on the COVID-19 ECDC map

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-continues-to-be-in-the-deep-red-on-the-covid-19-ecdc-map

The epidemiological situation in the European Union and the European Economic Area remains serious and has not significantly changed, according to the latest epidemiological map on the spread of COVID-19 by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)....

28. Financial turmoil hits Turkish Cypriots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/financial-turmoil-hits-turkish-cypriots

Serious side effects from the lira's plunge–Basic food products are becoming more expensive ...

29. EU sets nine-month validity of Covid-19 travel pass

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-sets-nine-month-validity-of-covid-19-travel-pass

The European Commission on Tuesday adopted rules that will make the European Union Covid-19 certificate valid for travel nine months...

30. Turkish lira resumes slide to 17.5 against the dollar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-lira-resumes-slide-to-17-5-against-the-dollar

The Turkish lira continued its freefall after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rejected warnings from businesses about the dangers of recent interest rate cuts and vowed there was “no going back” from his approach....

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