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61. EU unveils historic regulations to safeguard dog and cat welfare

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-unveils-historic-regulations-to-safeguard-dog-and-cat-welfare

Stella Kyriakides, EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, has unveiled groundbreaking regulations aimed at safeguarding the welfare of dogs and cats across the European Union. This marks the first time such comprehensive rules have been proposed within the EU....

62. First case of swine flu strain detected in UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-case-of-swine-flu-strain-detected-in-uk

In a recent development, health officials in the UK have confirmed the detection of a person infected with a strain of flu akin to viruses observed in pigs....

63. Snow-white kitten rescued from garbage and finds home for Christmas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/snow-white-kitten-rescued-from-garbage-and-finds-home-for-christmas

In a heartwarming holiday rescue, a vigilant garbageman saved a two-day-old snow-white kitten, aptly named Tiny Tim, just moments before being crushed in a garbage truck....

64. Parliament debates shops' opening hours

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/parliament-debates-shops-opening-hours

The talk about when shops should open is back, and this time, it's the Parliamentary Committee on Labour, Welfare, and Social Security discussing it. The Committee's head, Andros Kafkalias, thinks the government needs to set some rules on when shops can be open....

65. ''Voice'' council president unveils rise in child abuse amidst cyber surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/voice-council-president-unveils-rise-in-child-abuse-amidst-cyber-surge

In an interview with ''SPOR FM 95.0'' on the ''DIASPORA NEWS'' show, Anastasia Papadopoulou, President of the ''Voice'' Council, discussed the escalating flow of complaints related to the sexual abuse of children and minors. ...

66. Navigating Gaza, 'Cyprus Confidential,' and financial turbulence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/navigating-gaza-cyprus-confidential-and-financial-turbulence

Discussions on the regional and global implications of the war in Gaza, on tighter anti-money laundering rules in light of the “Cyprus confidential” investigation but also on the lack of adequate legislative follow-up to Parliament’s inquiry into the use of spyware, are on the agenda of the European Parliament session taking place this week in Strasbourg....

67. Athens' Christmas cat show is back in town

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-christmas-cat-show-is-back-in-town

Athens is set to become the epicenter of feline fascination as the highly anticipated cat festival returns to the Peristeri Exhibition Centre on December 2nd and 3rd....

68. Pocket drain or green gain? Denmark's tricky tax call

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pocket-drain-or-green-gain-denmark-s-tricky-tax-call

Airports Council International Europe has issued a cautionary note to the Danish Government, discouraging the introduction of a passenger tax averaging 100 Danish krone or $14 (€13.41) on air travel....

69. Minister unleashes 4% boost for retirees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-unleashes-4-boost-for-retirees

In a significant move to enhance the well-being of pensioners, Labor and Social Insurance Minister Yiannis Panayiotou declared a nearly 4% increase in basic pensions for the upcoming year....

70. The mystery of Cyprus' social insurance fund

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-mystery-of-cyprus-social-insurance-fund

The Republic of Cyprus achieved its first significant milestone with the establishment of the Social Insurance System, originally introduced during the colonial era. ...

71. Sea-lice disaster hits Iceland's prominent salmon farm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sea-lice-disaster-hits-iceland-s-prominent-salmon-farm

Images of severely diseased, dead and dying salmon at an Icelandic fish farm, obtained by the Guardian, have been described by one veterinary expert as an “animal welfare disaster” on a scale never previously seen....

72. Cabinet amends minimum guaranteed income and social benefits laws

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-amends-minimum-guaranteed-income-and-social-benefits-laws

The Council of Ministers in Cyprus has recently approved an amendment to the Minimum Guaranteed Income and Social Benefits Laws, signaling a significant change in the country's approach to residency requirements. ...

73. Cyprus braces for migrant influx by expanding Pournara center

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-braces-for-migrant-influx-by-expanding-pournara-center

The Minister of Interior, Mr. Constantinos Ioannou, has issued instructions to gradually expand the capacity of the First Reception Centre, Pournara, to accommodate a larger number of people. ...

74. Cyprus grapples with alarming gaps in youth employment and basic skills

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-grapples-with-alarming-gaps-in-youth-employment-and-basic-skills

The Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Labour, Welfare and Social Security, Andreas Kafkalias, expressed concern over the gaps in basic skills and the high percentage of young people not in employment, education, or training (14.7%) in Cyprus. ...

75. New measures unveiled for energy and housing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-measures-unveiled-for-energy-and-housing

In a decisive move to support Cyprus' households and businesses, the Council of Ministers, under the leadership of President Nikos Christodoulides, unveiled a comprehensive package of immediate and medium-term measures today....

76. Over 400 pets rescued in Spain's anti-trafficking sting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-400-pets-rescued-in-spain-s-anti-trafficking-sting

A troubling incident unfolded on Wednesday morning when a 24-year-old foreigner, who had been seeking asylum in Cyprus, resorted to self-immolation in front of the Immigration and Aliens Service in Larnaca....

77. Cyprus launches special unit for human trafficking victims in anti-trafficking effort

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-launches-special-unit-for-human-trafficking-victims-in-anti-trafficking-effort

The Deputy Ministry of Social Welfare in Cyprus has introduced a new unit dedicated to managing human trafficking victims. This unit operates from a shelter in Nicosia designed to aid victims of sexual exploitation but extends its services across the entire island....

78. Government to expand workforce in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-to-expand-workforce-in-2024

In the 2024 budget, authorities anticipate total general government revenue of €13.2 billion and expenditures of €11.8 billion, resulting in a fiscal surplus of €659 million, equal to 2.2% of GDP. ...

79. A Cyprus Airways aircraft scheduled to operate flight CY381 was delayed as a precautionary measure due to technical reasons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/a-cyprus-airways-aircraft-scheduled-to-operate-flight-cy381-was-delayed-as-a-precautionary-measure-due-to-technical-reasons

A Cyprus Airways aircraft scheduled to operate flight CY381 from Charles De Gaulle, (CDG) Paris, France yesterday (Monday, October 2nd) was delayed as a precautionary measure due to technical reasons....

80. Over 140 abandoned cats found in Abu Dhabi desert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-140-abandoned-cats-found-in-abu-dhabi-desert

A group of United Arab Emirates residents has found more than 140 cats dumped in a desert lot in the capital Abu Dhabi, in a phenomenon that has drawn criticism from international animal rights organizations and prompted a government investigation....

81. TechIsland Appoints Ugne Buraciene, Group CEO of payabl. to the Board of Directors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/techisland-appoints-ugne-buraciene-group-ceo-of-payabl-to-the-board-of-directors

TechIsland, Cyprus's leading tech association, is proud to announce that Ugne Buraciene, Group Chief Executive Officer of payabl., will be joining its Board of Directors, effective 4th October 2023....

82. Online applications open for child tuition and feeding subsidy scheme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/online-applications-open-for-child-tuition-and-feeding-subsidy-scheme

As of August 28, 2023, parents of eligible children up to four years old can apply for the Child Tuition and Feeding Subsidy Scheme through a dedicated online platform. The initiative aims to provide financial support to parents for early childhood education and nutrition....

83. Animal welfare and permit disputes fuel tensions as bears remain in limbo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/animal-welfare-and-permit-disputes-fuel-tensions-as-bears-remain-in-limbo

Menelaos Menelaus, commonly known as "Melios," has spoken out about the presence of two bears discovered on his premises, which used to operate as a zoo....

84. Two bears held illegally in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-bears-held-illegally-in-nicosia

Veterinary Service officials have uncovered a startling discovery at an establishment in Nicosia, revealing that two bears were being held in captivity without the required licenses. ...

85. 2024 budget points to surplus and debt reduction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2024-budget-points-to-surplus-and-debt-reduction

The 2024 budget reflects the clear imprint of our policy priorities, President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides says in a written statement, adding that the fiscal balance for 2024 is estimated to be surplus, reaching 2.2% of GDP, while the medium-term goal, by 2026, is to reduce public debt to 60%....

86. Cyprus government approves 24-hour care facilities for disabled adults

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-government-approves-24-hour-care-facilities-for-disabled-adults

The Council of Ministers has given its nod to a proposal by the Ministry of Social Welfare, paving the way for the acquisition of five buildings designated for 24-hour care facilities for adults with disabilities. Deputy Minister Marilena Evangelou made this announcement following the Council of Ministers' meeting on Tuesday....

87. California takes bold step towards gender-neutral school bathrooms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/california-takes-bold-step-towards-gender-neutral-school-bathrooms

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a law requiring K-12 schools to provide gender-neutral bathrooms by July 2026....

88. Sheep's surprise attack on medicinal cannabis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sheep-s-surprise-attack-on-medicinal-cannabis

A herd of sheep descended upon a partially flooded greenhouse in the vicinity of Almyros, Magnesia, Greece, with a peculiar appetite for medicinal cannabis. ...

89. Women now command 56% of Austrian university seats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/women-now-command-56-of-austrian-university-seats

The proportion of female students at Austrian universities is higher than the opposite gender, overtaking them by 56 per cent, as Statistics Austria has revealed....

90. The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) is your passport to health

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-european-health-insurance-card-ehic-is-your-passport-to-health

The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) is a valuable resource for European citizens, providing access to essential healthcare services during temporary stays in 27 European Union (EU) countries. ...

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