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19 June, 2021
 

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1. EU ready to claw back stolen funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-ready-to-claw-back-stolen-funds

The European Public Prosecutor’s Office goes to work next week, after the Council gave the green light this week for the first supranational independent agency to begin investigating and prosecuting crimes against the EU budget...

2. 22 green points operating islandwide, 14 more in pipeline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/22-green-points-operating-islandwide-14-more-in-pipeline

There are 22 green points operating across Cyprus, Environment Minister Costas Kadis said on Thursday, adding that the aim is to set up another 14 large green points to accommodate densely populated areas and dozens more smaller drop-off points in rural areas....

3. Islandwide rollout of 'pay as you throw' programme in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/islandwide-rollout-of-pay-as-you-throw-programme-in-2022

The ‘pay as you throw’ programme is expected to be rolled out across Cyprus next year, President Nicos Anastasiades said Wednesday....

4. Damning State Dep. report highlights Cyprus human rights issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/damning-state-dep-report-highlights-cyprus-human-rights-issues

A US State Department country report on human rights practices in 2020 proved damning for Cyprus which was found to have had significant human rights issues last year....

5. Surge in concentration of Covid genetic material in Limassol wastewater

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surge-in-concentration-of-covid-genetic-material-in-limassol-wastewater

The concentration of genetic fragments of coronavirus in Limassol’s urban wastewater has recorded a steady increase over the past few months, a scientific study found....

6. 642kg of waste per person in 2019 in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/642kg-of-waste-per-person-in-2019-in-cyprus

Almost 225 million tonnes of municipal waste was generated in the EU in 2019, according to data released Tuesday by Eurostat....

7. Cyprus and Israel agree on green passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-israel-agree-on-green-passports

Cyprus and Israel reached an agreement on Sunday which would allow vaccinated Israelis to travel to the island without quarantine or other testing restrictions...

8. Cypriot army to feed animals with leftovers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-army-to-feed-animals-with-leftovers

The Animal Party Cyprus says the National Guard has agreed to reduce food waste by saving leftovers for Cyprus’ animal shelters...

9. Cyprus aiming for full absorption of EU funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-aiming-for-full-absorption-of-eu-funds

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said Cyprus wants to achieve an absorption of 100% of the maximum of €968 million it could receive from the European structural and investment funds, but this requires that Cyprus invests in projects amounting to €1.8 billion....

10. Cyprus’ vaccine appointments booked solid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-vaccine-appointments-booked-solid

Appointment slots for the vaccine were booked solid in Nicosia after midnight, with other districts quickly following suit as Cypriots rushed to the state’s vaccine portal to reserve their shot...

11. Cabinet agrees on plastic bag ban at sales points

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-agrees-on-plastic-bag-ban-at-sales-points

The Cabinet on Tuesday agreed on a blanket ban on thin plastic bags at points of sale, with the decision to come into force once passed by the House plenum....

12. Cyprus’ passport probe dispute widens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-passport-probe-dispute-widens

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and DIKO party leader Nicholas Papadopoulos took their disagreement over probing golden passports to a whole new level this week, while questions remained over the independent committee’s reassurances of transparency in the investigation...

13. Increase in Covid-19 genetic material detected in wastewater

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/increase-in-genetic-material-of-coronavirus-detected-in-wastewater

An increase in the genetic material of the new coronavirus was recorded in the analysis of urban wastewater of the Sewerage Board of Limassol-Amathus (SBLA) which was done in collaboration with the International Water Research Center "NIREAS" of the University of Cyprus. The aim of the cooperation is to develop a reliable early warning system regarding the degree of the Covid-19 spread....

14. Tatar to stick to 'alternative solutions' approach

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/tatar-to-stick-to-alternative-solutions-approach

The new Turkish Cypriot leader will in a few hours be meeting with the President of the Republic, and will insist on the basic tenets of his pre-election manifesto....

15. Over 200,000 tonnes of plastic leaking into the Mediterranean each year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-200-000-tonnes-of-plastic-leaking-into-the-mediterranean-each-year

A new IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) report finds that an estimated 229,000 tonnes of plastic is leaking into the Mediterranean Sea every year, equivalent to over 500 shipping containers each day. Unless significant measures are taken to address mismanaged waste, the main source of the leakage, this will at least double by 2040. ...

16. Cyprus slams Erdogan's push for two-state solution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-slams-erdogan-s-push-for-two-state-solution

The Republic of Cyprus slammed comments regarding a two-state solution to the Cyprus Problem made by the Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday after meeting with the new Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar, with government spokesman Kyriakos Koushios stressing on Tuesday that such prospects are in complete opposition to UN resolutions....

17. Body of baby found at Pentakomo waste sorting plant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/body-of-baby-found-at-pentakomo-waste-sorting-plant

Limassol police were placed on high alert on Friday after the body of a baby was spotted among the rubbish being sorted at the Pentakomo waste sorting plant....

18. Justice minister determined to tackle poor driving culture

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/justice-minister-determined-to-tackle-poor-driving-culture

Justice minister Emily Yioliti met on Friday with the chief of police Stelios Papatheodorou to discuss ways of curbing road accidents, from which 23 people lost their lives just this year, and which are widely accepted to be caused by an broader lack of conscientiousness in the island’s driving culture....

19. LIDL Cyprus donates masks to fight Covid-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/lidl-cyprus-donates-masks-to-fight-covid-19

20. Horses can also splash around at dog beaches (VIDEO)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/horses-can-also-splash-around-at-dog-beaches-video

In addition to dogs, horses can also be taken for a short swim at designated dog beaches across the island....

21. MP cries foul over Nicosia's stinky mess

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mp-cries-foul-over-nicosia-s-stinky-mess

The source of a recent foul odour wafting through local communities in west Nicosia remains a mystery, with a Green Party MP raising doubts over the official explanation given by authorities...

22. Man rescued after falling in septic tank

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-rescued-after-falling-in-septic-tank

Fire fighters mounted a rescue operation on Tuesday to pull a man out of a septic tank filled with liquid waste...

23. Need for transparency on COVID-19 public spending

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/need-for-transparency-on-covid-19-public-spending

The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe Parliamentary Assmebly’s (OSCE PA) Special Representative on Fighting Corruption Irene Charalambides, has called for the highest levels of transparency and good governance on COVID-19 related public expenditures....

24. 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....

25. 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....

26. 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...

27. Two new recycling and composting programmes in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2-two-new-recycling-and-composting-programmes-in-limassol

Limassol Municipality is going ahead with the implementation of two new recycling and composting programmes aiming to properly manage waste by reducing, reusing and recycling it. ...

28. Winds of War

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/1-winds-of-war

29. The truisms of Mr Pamboridis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-truisms-of-mr-pamboridis

Will the Democratic Rally’s political bureau tackle all the issues or are they going to sweep things under the rug on the pretense that DISY remains the strongest party?...

30. Prudence and moderation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/prudence-and-moderation
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