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1. COVID protests spreading across China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-protests-spreading-across-china

From Shanghai to Beijing, protests have erupted across China in a rare show of dissent against the ruling Communist Party sparked by anger over the country’s increasingly costly zero-Covid policy....

2. Apple supplier apologizes, offers $1400 payout to quell protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/apple-supplier-apologizes-offers-$1400-payout-to-quell-protests

Apple’s manufacturing partner Foxconn has offered payouts of Rmb10,000 ($1,400) to newly recruited staff who elect to leave the iPhone factory and vowed to honour pay agreements, in an attempt to quell unrest after workers violently clashed with police....

3. Op-ed: A saint and a monster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-a-saint-and-a-monster

The allegations of sexual abuse reported at the homes of the children’s charity Ark of the World (Kivotos tou Kosmou) have caused a huge shock to public opinion....

4. Homelessness on the streets of the capital (Photos)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/homelessness-on-the-streets-of-the-capital-photos

Citizens in the heart of the capital are faced with a depressing sight. The image of two homeless people, a father and son, whose story is well known among the locals, sleeping on the streets of Makarios Ave....

5. Indonesia quake: 252 dead including many children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/indonesia-quake-252-dead-including-many-children

Many children were killed in an earthquake in Indonesia when their schools collapsed, officials said on Tuesday, as rescuers raced to reach people trapped in rubble in a devastated town on Java island....

6. No OneLove armbands for England, Wales and EU countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-onelove-armbands-for-england-wales-and-eu-countries

England, Wales and other European nations will not wear the OneLove armband at the World Cup in Qatar because of the threat of players being booked....

7. Twitter closes its offices: Chaos in the aftermath of Musk's 'ultimatum'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/twitter-closes-its-offices-chaos-in-the-aftermath-of-musk-s-ultimatum

Hundreds of Twitter employees are expected to leave the company after new owner Elon Musk issued an ultimatum requiring employees to work "long hours at high intensity" or leave....

8. Amazon announces immediate layoffs of 10,000 workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/amazon-announces-immediate-layoffs-of-10-000-workers

Amazon plans to lay off approximately 10,000 employees from administrative and other positions in its technology departments....

9. The first 'Mountain Agriculture of Troodos' products have hit the market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-first-mountain-agriculture-of-troodos-products-have-hit-the-market

Another innovative project led by the Cyprus Institute is taking shape, with the introduction of the first fruits and vegetables bearing the quality label "Mountain Agriculture Troodos" to the market....

10. Iranian who inspired ‘The Terminal’ dies at Paris airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/iranian-who-inspired-‘the-terminal-dies-at-paris-airport

An Iranian man who lived for 18 years in Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport and whose saga loosely inspired the Steven Spielberg film “The Terminal” died Saturday in the airport that he long called home, officials said....

11. Temporary hiring boosts government employment by 0.5% year on year in October

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/temporary-hiring-boosts-government-employment-by-0-5-year-on-year-in-october

Total government employment in Cyprus rose by 0.5% year on year in October reaching 53,271 persons compared to 53,008 persons in October last year....

12. Musk's first email to Twitter staff: No more telecommuting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/musk-s-first-email-to-twitter-staff-no-more-telecommuting

Elon Musk, the platform's new owner, informed Twitter staff in his first email that "difficult days are ahead." After firing 50% of the staff, Musk's first significant move was to outlaw telecommuting unless he personally approved a request....

13. Deep political divide in the US as midterm elections loom

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deep-political-divide-in-the-us-as-midterm-elections-loom

In a stark closing argument ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, President Joe Biden on Monday warned that a Republican victory could weaken the country's democratic institutions, while former President Donald Trump hinted he could announce another White House bid as soon as next week....

14. Why inequality is growing in the US and around the world

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-why-inequality-is-growing-in-the-us-and-around-the-world

U.S. income inequality grew in 2021 for the first time in a decade, according to data the Census Bureau released in September 2022....

15. Passengers angry as turbulence shakes Cypriot airports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passengers-angry-as-turbulence-shakes-cypriot-airports

The Cypriot government is scrambling to put out fires in the aviation industry, with union ground handlers at Paphos airport forming a picket line to protest a merger downsize and leaving passengers stranded for hours in the terminal and on the tarmac...

16. Helipad body identified as injured homeless beggar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/helipad-body-identified-as-injured-homeless-beggar

A decomposed body discovered last month near the helipad of Limassol’s state hospital belonged to a homeless beggar, according to Cypriot authorities, with reports saying the foreign man had also been facing multiple medical problems...

17. Paul Pelosi, husband of Nancy Pelosi, recovering after hammer attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paul-pelosi-husband-of-nancy-pelosi-recovering-after hammer-attack

Paul Pelosi, the husband of US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, is recovering from surgery after being attacked by a hammer-wielding intruder at the couple's San Francisco home....

18. Workplace accidents decreased in 2020, but severity of nearly 50% not specified

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/workplace-accidents-decreased-in-2020-but-severity-of-nearly-50-not-specified

In 2020, almost 2.7 million non-fatal work accidents resulted in workers being absent from work for four days or more in the EU, while 3,355 work-related accidents were fatal, according to data released by Eurostat, the European Union’s statistical service....

19. British business travelers being turned back from EU countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-business-travelers-being-turned-back-from-eu-countries

British business travelers are being turned back from European countries for going against post-Brexit movement restrictions that will be applied more rigorously once the European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS) is introduced in November next year....

20. Occupied: 30,000 children of mixed marriages are claiming RoC citizenship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/occupied-30-000-children-of-mixed-marriages-are-claiming-roc-citizenship

According to the "MP" of the opposition PTK who raised the issue in "parliament," the number of children of mixed marriages in the occupied territories claiming citizenship of the Republic of Cyprus has reached 30,000....

21. Another body found near Limassol General's helipad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-body-found-near-limassol-general-s-helipad

A work crew at the Limassol General Hospital found a decomposed body on Thursday near the helipad, where another body of an elderly woman had been found a few years back...

22. Banking sector to cut 600 more employees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/banking-sector-to-cut-600-more-employees

The number of employees in the Cypriot banking sector will have been reduced further by the end of 2022. By the end of this year, 600 bank employees will have left the company, while about 50 will have been transferred to a similar but non-banking sector....

23. Companies fined for safety violations resulting in the death of a worker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/companies-fined-for-safety-violations-resulting-in-the-death-of-a-worker

Two companies were fined €19,000 and two people received suspended prison sentences as a result of criminal investigations into health and safety at work violations that resulted in the death of an employee and the endangerment of others at work. ...

24. 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....

25. Permits granted for 7,000 highly skilled workers from 3rd countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/permits-granted-for-7-000-highly-skilled-workers-from-3rd-countries

The policy of granting tax incentives to foreign technology companies is yielding results, Invest Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency Chairman Evgenios Evgeniou said, stressing that 7,000 work permits have been approved this year for highly skilled individuals who chose to work in Cyprus....

26. 170,000 flu vaccines on on their way to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/170-000-flu-vaccines-on-on-their-way-to-cyprus

Vaccination against the seasonal flu by GPs is expected to begin within the first ten days of October and Cyprus will receive 170,000 vaccines which are set to arrive Wednesday....

27. Nouris: More foreign companies setting up shop in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/nouris-more-foreign-companies-setting-up-shop-in-cyprus

The adoption of the New Strategy for Attracting Business and Talent has led to an impressive increase in interest from foreign companies to establish their presence in Cyprus, ...

28. Employing Turkish Cypriots in ROC can play a key role in reunification

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/employing-turkish-cypriots-in-roc-can-play-a-key-role-in-reunification

In a letter to Nicosia, the European Commission is calling for the upgrading of skills and the promotion of Turkish Cypriots in specific sectors of employment in the Republic of Cyprus, hoping that such a development will create a win-win situation....

29. Cyprus ranks 9th highest in EU in terms of minimum wage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ranks-9th-highest-in-eu-in-terms-of-minimum-wage

Cyprus is among the top nine EU countries that enforce a national minimum wage (NMW), says the Ministry of Finance, which notes that currently, 22 member states have institutionalized the minimum amount of remuneration for workers....

30. 'Cyprus Tomorrow Plan': The legacy of the Anastasiades government

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tomorrow-plan-the-legacy-of-the-anastasiades-government

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said he has a “clear conscience” as he delivered on his commitments concerning the creation of a “welfare state with no exclusions,”...

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