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1. Over 200 migrants repatriated from Cyprus in a week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-200-migrants-repatriated-from-cyprus-in-a-week

More than 200 third-country nationals illegally residing in Cyprus have been repatriated to their countries of origin over the past week, the police announced Friday....

2. Monthly car auction returns to Larnaca, featuring Bank of Cyprus vehicles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/monthly-car-auction-returns-to-larnaca-featuring-bank-of-cyprus-vehicles

Car enthusiasts and bargain hunters alike will converge once again on Mosfiloti, Larnaca, as the monthly car auction resumes its cycle....

3. Nearly 5,000 illegal residents leave Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nearly-5-000-illegal-residents-leave-cyprus

The Cyprus Police have announced that since the beginning of the year, 4,883 people, who resided illegally in Cyprus, have left the country through forced and voluntary return procedures, compared to 3,887 people in the corresponding period last year. ...

4. EU-Lebanon migration deal sparks fury over alleged pushbacks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-lebanon-migration-deal-sparks-fury-over-alleged-pushbacks

A recent EU-Lebanon agreement has come under intense scrutiny from NGOs and Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), who decry its ''brutal border control'' measures aimed at facilitating the ''voluntary return'' of Syrian refugees to contested ''safe areas'' in Syria, according to a report by Pavlos Xanthoulis in today's printed edition of Kathimerini....

5. EU warns Cyprus on 15% business tax compliance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-warns-cyprus-on-15-business-tax-compliance

The European Commission has warned Cyprus and several other countries to step up their game on important new tax and data rules. Cyprus, along with Spain, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, and Portugal, is under pressure to enforce a minimum 15% tax rate for big multinational companies, a key part of the EU’s efforts to ensure fair taxation....

6. Eurobank's Q1 profit boosted by €41M from Hellenic Bank investment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eurobank-s-q1-profit-boosted-by-41m-from-hellenic-bank-investment

Eurobank reported an adjusted net profit of €383 million for the first quarter of 2024, with €92 million originating from Cyprus. ...

7. EU ministers to strengthen migration policies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-ministers-to-strengthen-migration-policies

At a ministerial meeting in Nicosia on May 16-17, 2024, eight EU member states, Austria, the Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Greece, Italy......

8. Hezbollah leader calls for migrant boat access to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hezbollah-leader-calls-for-migrant-boat-access-to-cyprus

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah on Monday called on Lebanese authorities to allow migrant boats to head to Europe amid rising anti-Syrian sentiment and accusations that Western countries aim to confine refugees in Lebanon....

9. Cyprus repatriates 181 illegal residents in latest immigration efforts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-repatriates-181-illegal-residents-in-latest-immigration-efforts

In the ongoing efforts to manage immigration, Cyprus saw 181 third-country nationals voluntarily or forcibly repatriated to their home countries over......

10. AstroBank's record-breaking year: €30.4M in profits for 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/astrobank-s-record-breaking-year-€30-4m-in-profits-for-2023

AstroBank reported Profit After Tax of €30.4 million for 2023, representing a return on equity (RoE) of 13.9%, compared with €12.2 million and RoE of 6.2% for 2022, achieving an increase on profit of 150%, mainly due to increased interest income....

11. The hidden lives of migrants in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-hidden-lives-of-migrants-in-cyprus

Behind closed doors lies a hidden reality in Cyprus, where neglected homes become sanctuaries for new occupants, often foreigners seeking refuge from economic hardships....

12. Surge in irregular migrant returns from Cyprus in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surge-in-irregular-migrant-returns-from-cyprus-in-2024

Cyprus has seen a significant rise in the number of returns of irregular migrants in 2024 compared to the previous year, attributed to government measures aimed at strengthening the returns sector....

13. EU's new migration pact gains Cyprus approval

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-new-migration-pact-gains-cyprus-approval

The new Migration and Asylum Pact, the European Parliament approved on Wednesday, is ''an important step'' Cyprus’ Interior Ministry says in a statement, released on Thursday....

14. Future ships to navigate seas without crews

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/future-ships-to-navigate-seas-without-crews

In what seems like a scene from science fiction, the future of ocean exploration is unfolding before our eyes....

15. Britain under fire as Russia steps up for Cyprus peace talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-under-fire-as-russia-steps-up-for-cyprus-peace-talks

Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova referred on Wednesday to the 65th anniversary of the Zurich-London Agreements......

16. Germany legalizes limited cannabis use, joining global trend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-legalizes-limited-cannabis-use-joining-global-trend

Germany passed a law on Friday legalizing the cultivation and possession of limited amounts of cannabis, joining a small group of countries and jurisdictions that have taken similar steps....

17. Deloitte Academy's impact spreads from Cyprus to Kenya

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/deloitte-academy-s-impact-spreads-from-cyprus-to-kenya

The Head of Deloitte Academy, Christina Themistocleous, travelled to Nairobi, Kenya with the goal to offer voluntary work and help students achieve their ambitions and reach their full potential....

18. Hellenic Bank posts impressive 2023 profit of €365.4 million

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/hellenic-bank-posts-impressive-2023-profit-of-€365-4-million

Hellenic Bank reported a substantial profit of €365.4 million for the year 2023, marking a significant upswing from €21.8 million in 2022. The Return on Tangible Equity (ROTE) for 2023 soared to 28.7%, a stark contrast to the 2.0% recorded in 2022....

19. Minister highlights smallest resident population at Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-highlights-smallest-resident-population-at-pournara

The outlook for Cyprus in relation to migration is positive, as in 2023 a 46% reduction in irregular migrant applications and a 66% increase in returns have been achieved, Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou said on Wednesday....

20. President contemplates restart amidst manipulation claims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-contemplates-restart-amidst-manipulation-claims

The official first was Wednesday, January 10, for the new members of the Government after they officially received their portfolios from the President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulidis....

21. Surge in Syrian asylum seekers amid drop in African arrivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surge-in-syrian-asylum-seekers-amid-drop-in-african-arrivals

The Ministry of Interior disclosed an uptick in asylum applications from Syrians, predominantly arriving by sea, citing challenges in managing these individuals due to the perilous conditions in their home country. ...

22. Preventive pediatrics expansion: Center takes on eight more diseases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/preventive-pediatrics-expansion-center-takes-on-eight-more-diseases

''The CPP has been carrying out a project on behalf of the State for 35 years and covers the needs of the entire population of the country free of charge on a voluntary basis'', says Fotini Tsiridou, the president of the Association of Friends of the Center of Preventive Pediatrics ''Amerikos Argyriou'' and councillor of DISY, to ''K''....

23. EU Council's ''historic'' decision to benefit Ukraine, Moldova, and Georgia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-council-s-historic-decision-to-benefit-ukraine-moldova-and-georgia

Without agreement on the European budget, the first day of the European Council meeting was concluded at 2.30 Brussels time (3.30 a.m. on Friday), as no "common ground" was found on the revision of the budget (2021-2027), due to lack of unanimity....

24. Government achieves historic 50% drop in asylum applications

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-achieves-historic-50-drop-in-asylum-applications

There is a 50% reduction in the period March-October 2023 in new asylum applications compared to the 2022 corresponding period, the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday, noting at the same time that for the first time, the overall balance of arrivals-returns presents a positive picture, and Cyprus is now ranking in the first places among European states in absolute numbers of returns....

25. Hellenic Bank rakes in €240.7M in 2023's first 9 months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hellenic-bank-rakes-in-€240-7m-in-2023-s-first-9-months

Hellenic Bank announced on Tuesday a profit of €240.7 million for the first 9 months of 2023....

26. House plenary votes on teleworking bill, what's at stake?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-plenary-votes-on-teleworking-bill-what-s-at-stake

In a decisive move, the House plenary convened this afternoon to cast their votes on a groundbreaking teleworking bill, aiming to establish a robust framework for regulating working conditions in the evolving landscape of remote employment....

27. BOC reports €349M in profits, plans employee bonuses for 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boc-reports-€349-million-in-profits-plans-employee-bonuses-for-2024

In a significant financial turnaround, Bank of Cyprus reported a notable profit of €349 million for the nine months ending September 30, 2023, marking a substantial improvement from the €19 million loss in the same period last year. ...

28. Zelenskyy's unspoken strategy for Ukraine's victory

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zelenskyy-s-unspoken-strategy-for-ukraine-s-victory

Ukraine's counteroffensive is still on track and will achieve its set goals by the end of the year, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said on Wednesday....

29. No foreclosures on first homes until the end of 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-foreclosures-on-first-homes-until-the-end-of-2023

In a development concerning foreclosures, four months after the summer 2023 decisions, the data remains unchanged. Banks and credit redemption companies have been urged to provide a two-month grace period for first homes and properties up to 350 thousand euros. ...

30. Central Bank's remote ID project to take off

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/central-bank-s-remote-id-project-to-take-off

The Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC) has officially announced that it has signed an agreement to start the Digital On-boarding project for remote customer identification. The agreement was signed between the CBC and the appointed consortium....

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