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1. Europe's largest economy paralyzed over strikes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-s-largest-economy-paralyzed-over-strikes

Airports and bus and train stations across Germany were at a standstill on Monday, causing disruption for millions at the start of the working week during one of the largest walkouts in decades as Europe's biggest economy reels from inflation....

2. Hellish hooligan mayhem prompts new debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hellish-hooligan-mayhem-prompts-new-debate

A new hellish mayhem took place at a basketball game on Sunday in Nicosia, with hooligans turning the arena into a battlefield and police rejecting criticism and pointing the finger at a serious social problem...

3. Clocks in Cyprus spring forward this weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clocks-in-cyprus-spring-forward-this-weekend

Residents in Cyprus will lose an hour of sleep after Daylight Saving Time goes into effect Sunday morning, with European officials and public opinion still divided on whether there is value in switching back and forth at all...

4. Protests continue as Macron stands firm on pension reform

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protests-continue-as-macron-stands-firm-on-pension-reform

French workers angry with President Emmanuel Macron and his plan to raise the pension age blocked access to a terminal at Paris' main airport on Thursday as part of a nationwide day of protests, forcing some travelers to get there on foot....

5. Employers and labor unions can't agree on COLA issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/employers-and-labor-unions-can-t-agree-on-cola-issue

Employers and unions continue to take opposing positions on the issue of Cost of Living Allowance. (COLA). One of the most pressing issues for the Labour Minister, who has already held the first separate meetings with the four unions PASYDY, PEO, SEK, and DEOK. ...

6. Saturday's blackout caused by increase in renewable energy usage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/saturday-s-blackout-caused-by-increase-in-renewable-energy-usage

Sotos Savva, president of the Association of Scientific Power Generation AHK (SEPAIK), linked problems caused by the increased use of renewable energy sources, particularly the majority of photovoltaic panels, to Saturday's 15-minute power outage across Cyprus....

7. Macron under pressure as pension protests turn violent

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/macron-under-pressure-as-pension-protests-turn-violent

French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday faced the gravest challenge to his authority since the so-called Yellow Vest protests after his decision to push through a contested pension overhaul without a vote prompted violent unrest overnight....

8. Police union takes issue with police body cam bill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-union-takes-issue-with-police-body-cam-bill

Cypriot law enforcement officers could soon were body cameras while responding to incidents, but a bill proposal going through a House committee this week could be delayed by objections from police unions...

9. Minister of Labor in the hot seat on COLA issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-of-labor-in-the-hot-seat-on-cola-issue

The President of the Republic's directive to the new members of the government that there is no time to waste and that the government should ramp up the initiation of its projects effectively overrides some ministries where pending issues are pressing. ...

10. Bad luck can't always be held responsible

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/bad-luck-can-t-always-be-held-responsible

“It was an unfortunate moment,” the stationmaster in the deadly train crash is said to have claimed. How many times has the inadequacy and failure of the broader Greek state mechanism been hidden behind such phrases? Sometimes it is blamed on “bad luck,” at others, it is dismissed with “That’s Greece.”...

11. Larissa station master jailed pending trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larissa-station-master-jailed-pending-trial

The station master at Greece's Larissa railway station was detained pending trial on Sunday, his lawyer said, on charges related to the country's deadliest train crash on record...

12. Strike: Trade unions call for COLA agreement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/strike-trade-unions-call-for-cola-agreement

Hundreds of workers gathered outside the Finance Ministry today calling for the full reinstatement of COLA (Cost of Living Allowance). ...

13. Labor unrest in the midst of an election - today's strike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/labor-unrest-in-the-midst-of-an-election-today-s-strike

Despite the unions' categorical assurances that the strike on Thursday has nothing to do with the current election period, the three-hour strike measures will de facto be butter on the election agenda of candidates who do not come from the government sector....

14. Health Minister says flu cases under control

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-says-flu-cases-under-control

On the "Diaspora News" program of "Spor FM 95.0," Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantelas discussed the flu cases in Cyprus. According to the ministry's official data, six flu-related deaths have been reported since December 1, of which four involved elderly residents of nursing homes....

15. Pope declares being gay a 'sin' but not a 'crime'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-declares-being-gay-a-sin-but-not-a-crime

Pope Francis has declared homosexuality a 'sin' but not a 'crime' as he branded laws that criminalize gay people 'unjust'....

16. Strike set to affect flights in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strike-set-to-affect-flights-in-cyprus

Cyprus is bracing for a national three-hour strike on Thursday, between 12 noon and 3 pm, which is expected to affect most aspects of public life in the republic including transport and air traffic...

17. Turkish Cypriots outraged over mufti's call for women to procreate on demand

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-outraged-over-mufti-s-call-for-women-to-procreate-on-demand

A Muslim religious leader’s instruction to women to dutifully accept a husband's “invitation to bed” to procreate has sparked outrage among many Turkish Cypriots, who saw the remarks as an imported encroachment of fundamentalist Islam on their secular community....

18. Anastasiades says Russia forced Cyprus to change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-says-russia-forced-cyprus-to-change

Cyprus’ commander-in-chief says Russia forced his country to adopt an EU stance against Moscow, in response to Russian criticism that suggested Europeans were toeing an American line against the Kremlin and Nicosia and Athens were suffering because of it...

19. Hollywood executives brace for ‘year of turmoil’ in 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hollywood-executives-brace-for-‘year-of-turmoil-in-2023

Hollywood executives are bracing for a brutal “year of turmoil” as the entertainment business faces the combined threat of an economic recession, slower streaming growth, a cinema industry on life support and a potential writers’ strike....

20. EAC demands to be revisited on January 13

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eac-demands-to-be-revisited-on-january-13

21. Cyprus' national minimum wage takes effect on first day of 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-national-minimum-wage-takes-effect-on-first-day-of-2023

National Minimum Wage in effect in Cyprus for the first time in January...

22. WOLT delivery drivers: Labor violations confirmed, fines to be imposed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wolt-delivery-drivers-labor-violations-confirmed-fines-to-be-imposed

Following interviews with 94 deliverymen working for an online platform, the director of the Labour Relations Department of the Labour Ministry, Antis Apostolou, said on Wednesday that violations relating to undeclared work and non-licensing to employ third-country nationals have in some cases come to light....

23. Wolt drivers to meet at Ministry of Labor to resolve issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/wolt-drivers-to-meet at-ministry-of-labor-to-resolve-issue

The Labor Disputes Division of the Department of Labor will host a meeting on Wednesday morning to resolve the working conditions and demands of Wolt distributors, who have been on strike since last Monday. ...

24. NHS nurses walk out in first strike in over a century

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nhs-nurses-walk-out-in-first-strike-in-over-a-century

Nurses across much of the UK launched a historic strike on Thursday, as they walked out of hospitals and onto picket lines after several years of falling pay and declining standards left the country’s nationalized health care system in a state of crisis....

25. Biden signs same-sex marriage bill into law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-signs-same-sex-marriage-bill-into-law

“Marriage is a simple proposition. Who do you love? And will you be loyal to that person you love?” the president asked from the South Lawn. “It’s not more complicated than that.”...

26. Power cuts averted as energy grid clash rages on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/power-cuts-averted-as-energy-grid-clash-rages-on

Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC) workers' unions announced the suspension of the measures scheduled for Wednesday, after an extraordinary meeting with the Minister of Labour and Social Insurance, Kyriakos Kousios and the agreement to arrange as soon as possible 'and in any case within the next week' a meeting with the Ministers of Energy and Finance on the issues of concern ...

27. Power cuts to be implemented on Wednesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/power-cuts-to-be-implemented-on-wednesday

The Cyprus Transmission System Operator (TSO) is developing a power cut schedule in collaboration with the Distribution System Operator (DSO) to ensure the security of the electricity generation system, with the plan so far providing for half-hourly power cuts in the Nicosia, Larnaca, and Famagusta districts....

28. CERA emergency meeting - Power outage risk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cera-emergency-meeting-power-outage-risk

Since this morning, an emergency meeting of the Cyprus Energy Regulatory Authority (CERA) has been held to examine the situation that is expected to arise as a result of the Electricity Authority's guilds' decision not to put the six steam power units of the Dhekelia Power Plant into operation next Wednesday,...

29. Risk of power cuts next week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/risk-of-power-cuts-next-week

Due to a disagreement between the management of EAC and its employees, the nightmare of a power outage next week will return in December....

30. Tying up loose ends at Hellenic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/tying-up-loose-ends-at-hellenic

Hellenic Bank experienced several changes in 2022, as it closed outstanding issues while also opening new chapters. Hellenic Bank made changes to its top management, staff, shareholding composition, and labor issues in the fourth quarter of 2022, ...

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