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1. UN's Stewart: The option of a mutually agreed solution is fading

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-s-stewart-the-option-of-a-mutually-agreed-solution-is-fading

"I am extremely concerned that the option of a mutually agreed settlement of the Cyprus problem, i.e. a formula for the reunification of the island acceptable to both sides, is fading and will not be available for much longer", UN Secretary General's Special Representative for Cyprus Colin Stewart says....

2. Finance Minister calls for prudency to safeguard economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-minister-calls-for-prudency-to-safeguard-economy

Cypriot Minister of Finance Constantinos Petrides, stressed on Wednesday evening the need to be “even more careful” with the fiscal discipline in the new challenging era, while Central Bank Governor Constantinos Herodotou referred to the risk of new NPLs due to the challenging economic conditions....

3. Ayia Napa Marina opens its doors to four-legged visitors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-marina-opens-its-doors-to-four-legged-visitors

The management of Ayia Napa Marina, in the context of serving its visitors and customers and respecting animals, informs that it applies the relevant regulations and best practices regarding the entry of animals into the Marina's premises....

4. Mario Nava: 'Energy can strengthen the connection between the two communities'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mario-nava-energy-can-strengthen-the-connection-between-the-two-communities

In an interview with Kathimerini, Mario Nava touches on a number of issues with regard to the Cyprus Problem, including how trade between the two communities is the only answer to smuggling, the progress in the implementation of the Halloumi case and the role of the EU in future Cyprus talks....

5. Job vacancies up by an annual 50% in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/job-vacancies-up-by-an-annual-50-in-cyprus

Job vacancies in the Cypriot labor market rose by 3,716 or by 50.2% in the second quarter of 2022 with the job vacancy rate amounting to 2.7%....

6. €19m funding for photovoltaics in National Guard camps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€19m-funding-for-photovoltaics-in-national-guard-camps

Cyprus Ministry of Defence has secured, through EU structural funds and in particular the Thalia Programme, €19 million to fund the installation of photovoltaic systems in National Guard camps, ...

7. EU Health Commissioner says no time to waste on vaccination strategies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-health-commissioner-says-no-time-to-waste-on-vaccination-strategies

EU Commissioner for Health, Stella Kyriakides, has underlined that member states need to move ahead with new vaccination strategies against COVID-19, utilizing the new adapted vaccines, and stressed that there is “no time to waste”,...

8. 30.5 tons of waste collected by volunteers island-wide in 3 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/30-5-tons-of-waste-collected-by-volunteers-island-wide-in-3-years

A total of 30.5 tons of garbage, mainly plastic, were collected in a course of three years from volunteers all over Cyprus in a campaign titled #potavristou, which means roughly translated "move and help"....

9. Rainwater everywhere contains unsafe levels of 'forever chemicals'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rainwater-everywhere-contains-unsafe-levels-of-forever-chemicals

Rainwater everywhere on Earth has been found to contain dangerous levels of man-made 'forever chemicals' linked to cancer and other illnesses, a study has found....

10. Greek monuments to go dark in winter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-monuments-to-go-dark-in-winter

After this summer, it is highly likely that streets could become a little darker, historical monuments no longer bathed in artificial light throughout the night and households could face periodic outages, Environment and Energy Minister Kostas Skrekas warns....

11. Dutch are reducing waste by fixing broken objects with online local barter network

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dutch-are-reducing-waste-by-fixing-broken-objects-with-online-local-barter-network

Finding someone who can fix a broken piece of furniture, mend clothing, or repair a family treasure has become easier thanks to a new online platform....

12. Cyprus employment fell by 1.5% to 39,100 persons employed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-employment-fell-by-1-5-to-39-100-persons-employed

Employment in the broad industrial sector decreased in 2020 by 1.5% to 39,100 compared to 39,700 in 2019, according to the results of the Survey on Industrial Production 2020, published by the Cyprus Statistical Service on Monday. ...

13. Public World Premiere of the GT4 ePerformance at the Festival of Speed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/public-world-premiere-of-the-gt4-eperformance-at-the-festival-of-speed

The all-electric Porsche GT4 ePerformance has begun its world tour at the internationally-renowned Goodwood Festival of Speed. The tour is intended to highlight the potential of the vehicle concept and the associated racing formats....

14. EU set to decide on single mobile charging port by June 7

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/eu-set-to-decide-on-single-mobile-charging-port-by-june-7

EU countries and EU lawmakers are set to agree on a common charging port for mobile phones, tablets and headphones on June 7 when they meet to discuss a proposal that has been fiercely criticized by Apple, people familiar with the matter said....

15. Fee free cash withdrawals at supermarkets and bakeries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/fee-free-cash-withdrawals-at-supermarkets-and-bakeries

Following an international trend, consumers in Cyprus will now be able to withdraw cash without a fee at participating supermarkets, bakeries, butchers and gas stations. The maximum withdrawal limit is set at 100 euros....

16. Largest robotics festival in Cyprus to take place in June

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/largest-robotics-festival-in-cyprus-to-take-place-in-june

The largest robotics festival in Cyprus, "Robotex Cyprus", will take place this June, attracting teams of pupils, students and adults who will compete in different challenges....

17. Moscow to probe ‘Ukrainian regime crimes’ after surrender

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-to-probe-‘ukrainian-regime-crimes-after-surrender

Hundreds of Ukrainian fighters surrendered to an uncertain fate on Tuesday after weeks holed up in the bunkers and tunnels below Mariupol's Azovstal steel works as the most devastating siege of Russia's war in Ukraine drew to a close...

18. Greek island reaches record recycling rate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-island-reaches-record-recycling-rate

The Dodecanese island of Tilos has the highest recycling rate of any island in the world, officials said Tuesday....

19. #LidlEcoHacks: Lidl Cyprus’ new ecological digital initiative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/lidlecohacks-lidl-cyprus-new-ecological-digital-initiative

At Lidl Cyprus we take our interaction with people and the environment seriously; This is why the new digital initiative #LidlEcoHacks was created and is being added within the framework of the #ProjectZero actions....

20. PM hails ‘new energy gateway’ at LNG terminal project launch in northern Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pm-hails-‘new-energy-gateway-at-lng-terminal-project-launch-in-northern-greece

The liquified natural gas terminal being developed in Alexandroupoli will be a “new energy gateway” that will help Europe and the Balkans become less reliant on Russian supplies, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday, at the inauguration of the landmark project in northern Greece....

21. Plastic waste could be a thing of the past thanks to a new enzyme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plastic-waste-could-be-a-thing-of-the-past-thanks-to-a-new-enzyme

Plastic waste dumped in landfills could be cleared sooner than expected after engineers developed an enzyme that can break it down in just a few hours....

22. ‘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....

23. Op-ed: 'Putin’s war threatens millions with hunger'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-putin-s-war-threatens-millions-with-hunger

Russia’s army is attempting to starve the people of Mariupol into submission in an act of barbarity that almost certainly constitutes a war crime. But the knock-on effects of Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine threaten hunger, even starvation, for millions of people beyond the immediate theatre of war....

24. Expert says testing blindly a waste of money

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-says-testing-blindly-a-waste-of-money

A medical expert in Cyprus says wide-ranging rapid tests on the island have been a waste of money, adding he was in favor of targeted testing but only if it was focused on specific populations and criteria...

25. COVID face masks are a ticking plastic bomb

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/covid-face-masks-are-a-ticking-plastic-bomb

Every minute of the day we throw away 3 million face masks. Many end up as potentially toxic micro- and nanoplastic or carriers for other toxicants in the environment, researchers warn....

26. Cyprus produced 543,000 tons of solid waste in 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-produced-543-000-tons-of-solid-waste-in-2020

Today, March 18, marks World Recycling Day. It is the day when people around the world raise awareness on the importance of recycling and reuse, which are key to converting waste into resources for a circular economy....

27. The Med gets first offshore wind farm as Italy vows energy revolution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-med-gets-first-offshore-wind-farm-as-italy-vows-energy-revolution

The Mediterranean's first offshore wind farm is rising from the shallows off Italy, its turbines a symbol of hope for a Europe suffering an energy crisis exacerbated by war....

28. Dead Sea Turtles revive debate on beach projects

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dead-sea-turtles-revive-debate-on-beach-projects

Several dead sea turtles have been spotted along a northwestern coast of Cyprus, with environmental activists calling for an investigation and officials reiterating terms and conditions for any ongoing beach works in the area...

29. Five female-run businesses using design to create a waste-free world

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/five-female-run-businesses-using-design-to-create-a-waste-free-world

From ‘collaborating’ with bacteria to make material for trainers, to ‘unplastic’ made from brewery waste, these female-founded businesses enlist the power of creativity to do away with waste....

30. EU plans to cut Russian gas imports by two-thirds in a year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-plans-to-cut-russian-gas-imports-by-two-thirds-in-a-year

The European Union will outline a plan on Tuesday to cut Russian gas imports by two-thirds within a year as it seeks to reduce its dependency on the country’s fuel supplies after Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. ...

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