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17 January, 2021
 

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1. Moderna vaccine arrives in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moderna-vaccines-arrive-in-cyprus

The first batch of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines arrived in the Republic of Cyprus on Tuesday, as part of a European vaccination programme, with officials pinning their hopes on AstraZeneca which is not far behind...

2. Five-party meeting within eyeshot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/five-party-meeting-within-eyeshot

UN special envoy Jane Holl Lute on Monday got both leaders of divided Cyprus to commit to the possibility of informal talks as early as next month, with local media on both sides noting the lack of an official statement from the global organization...

3. UN envoy rolls the dice on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-envoy-rolls-the-dice-on-cyprus

UN special envoy Jane Holl Lute is meeting separately with the leaders of divided Cyprus on Monday, in an effort by the global organization to gauge possible outcomes before committing to informal talks on the decades-long problem...

4. Officials in the dark over mutation spread

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-in-the-dark-over-mutation-spread

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus say the new strain of coronavirus, found initially in the UK and confirmed on the island last week, has spread in the community but an accurate picture of the problem remained unclear due to only a very small sample size being tested...

5. EU to buy extra 100 mln doses of Pfizer/BioNtech vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-buy-extra-100-mln-doses-of-pfizer-biontech-vaccine

The European Union will buy an extra 100 million doses of Pfizer and BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine, bringing the total from the two firms to 300 million doses, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Tuesday....

6. Britain and EU publish Brexit trade agreement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-and-eu-publish-brexit-trade-agreement

Britain and the European Union on Saturday published the text of a narrow trade agreement just five days before the United Kingdom exits one of the world’s biggest trading blocs in its most momentous global shift since the loss of empire ...

7. Parents cry foul over quarantine decision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parents-cry-foul-over-quarantine-decision

Parents of Cypriot students in the UK protested against the government’s latest quarantine measures, saying their children were not given a heads up to decide whether to travel and isolate in a hotel or stay put over the holidays...

8. Cyprus stays calm as virus unknowns remain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-stays-calm-but-mutation-unknowns-remain

Biontech says it is confident its COVID-19 vaccine expected within days in Cyprus would remain effective against a variant that has been spreading in Britain, but questions still remain over the effectiveness of the vaccine as mutations continue to spread...

9. EU regulator gives conditional approval to Covid-19 vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-regulator-gives-conditional-approval-to-covid-19-vaccine

The European Medicines Agency says an expert committee has recommended conditional approval for a coronavirus vaccine developed by BioNTech and Pfizer to be used across the European Union, weeks after the shot was first granted permission under emergency provisions in Britain and the United States....

10. Cyprus puts travelers from UK up in hotels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-puts-travelers-from-uk-up-in-hotels

Cyprus’ health ministry rushed to clarify instructions for airports on Monday amid fears of a coronavirus mutation, saying a 7-day mandatory self-isolation for all adult travelers from the United Kingdom will take place in hotels with the state footing the bill...

11. Cyprus on alert over COVID-19 variant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-alert-over-covid-19-variant

Airport officials in the Republic of Cyprus are telling passengers arriving from the United Kingdom to self-isolate, following a new emergency guideline on Monday after other countries on the weekend banned UK flights altogether amid fears of a new strain of coronavirus...

12. Cyprus to begin vaccinations on December 27

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-begin-vaccinations-on-december-27

Vaccinations in Cyprus will begin in unison with other EU member states on December 27 following approval by the European Medicines Agency (EMA)....

13. ‘Federation project no longer sustainable,’ Turkish FM tells Lute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/‘federation-project-no-longer-sustainable-turkish-fm-tells-lute

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Wednesday said that Ankara no longer considers the “federation project” for the reunification of Cyprus as a “sustainable” plan....

14. Pressure mounts on EU drug regulator to approve Pfizer vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pressure-mounts-on-eu-drug-regulator-to-approve-pfizer-vaccine

Europe's drug regulator is under increasing pressure to quickly approve the Covid-19 vaccine developed by US giant Pfizer and Germany's BioNTech, officials said, as inoculations get started in Britain and the United States....

15. AstraZeneca hitches ride with Russia's Sputnik in vaccine race

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/astrazeneca-hitches-ride-with-russia-s-sputnik-in-vaccine-race

AstraZeneca will start clinical trials to test a combination of its experimental Covid-19 vaccine with Russia's Sputnik V shot aimed at boosting the efficacy of the British drugmaker's vaccine, Russia's sovereign wealth fund said on Friday....

16. Anti-vaxxers clash with police in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anti-vaxxers-clash-with-riot-police-in-nicosia

Riot police clashed with protesters in west Nicosia on Thursday, where a demonstration took place against vaccinations and health restrictions imposed by the government...

17. Cyprus-bound vaccine less than month away

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-bound-vaccine-less-than-month-away

The delivery of the first batches of the COVID-19 vaccine is less than a month away, with the Republic of Cyprus prepping a mix-and-match strategy to begin vaccinations early next year...

18. EU criticizes 'hasty' UK approval of Covid-19 vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-criticizes-hasty-uk-approval-of-covid-19-vaccine

The European Union criticised Britain's rapid approval of Pfizer and BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine on Wednesday, saying its own procedure was more thorough, after Britain became the first western country to endorse a Covid-19 shot....

19. Lute gets Cypriot nod for five-party talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lute-gets-cypriot-nod-for-five-party-talks

UN special envoy Jane Holl Lute met separately on Tuesday with the two Cypriot leaders, who said they were open to a possible five-party informal meeting but expressed diametrically opposite views on solving the Cyprus Problem...

20. Moderna to seek US, EU authorization for vaccine on Monday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moderna-to-seek-us-eu-authorization-for-vaccine-on-monday

Moderna Inc will apply for US and European emergency authorization for its Covid-19 vaccine on Monday after full results from a late-stage study showed it was 94.1% effective with no serious safety concerns, the company said....

21. Cavusoglu signals new Cyprus game plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-signals-new-cyprus-game-plan

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has called for sovereign equality in divided Cyprus, adding that Ankara was ready for dialogue with Athens but also prepared for tension if Greece chose the latter...

22. Cyprus leaders agree to disagree

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leaders-agree-to-disagree

The two leaders from divided Cyprus’ two communities met in the UN buffer zone in Nicosia on Tuesday, following last month’s elections in the north, with both men agreeing in principle to an informal five-party meeting but not without expressing reservations...

23. Turkish Cypriots choose leader as Cyprus talks reboot looms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-choose-leader-as-cyprus-talks-reboot-looms

Turkish Cypriots vote Sunday to choose a leader who'll explore, along with Greek Cypriots, whether there's enough common ground left for a deal to end the island's decades of ethnic division....

24. Wealthy Britons turn to Cypriot citizenship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wealthy-britons-turn-to-cypriot-citizenship

Interest in additional citizenships by British entrepreneurs is rising even as the European Commission examines possible steps to curb EU states selling passports and visas to wealthy foreigners, due to concerns it can help organized crime groups...

25. UK, Swedish travel agents regaining confidence in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-swedish-travel-agents-regaining-confidence-in-cyprus

Major travel agents from Britain and Sweden seem to be overcoming their reservations regarding the mandatory coronavirus test and are starting to bring tourists to Cyprus again, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said Friday, speaking before the Parliamentary Transport Committee....

26. Police probe Brit's courthouse daring escape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-probe-brit-s-courthouse-daring-escape

Escape from lawful custody could be added to the list of charges against an elderly man who jumped out of courthouse window, with reports saying this will depend on whether he was trying to run away or end his life...

27. Baby girl dies after Paralimni pool incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/baby-girl-dies-after-paralimni-pool-incident

A baby girl died in hospital on Tuesday, five days after she was pulled out of the water at a private swimming pool in Paralimni, where her family from Britain was vacationing on the island...

28. Cyprus welcomes Brits back amid spike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-welcomes-brits-back-amid-spike

Five flights from British airports were scheduled to land in the Republic of Cyprus on Saturday, after the island listed the United Kingdom in Category B, which means arriving passengers are not required to be under self-isolation...

29. Cyprus waves UK on after results are in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-waved-on-after-results-are-in

The path to category B for the United Kingdom has been confirmed by Cypriot health officials, with British tourists arriving on the island from Saturday required to show negative test...

30. Cyprus tones down tourism expectations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tones-down-tourism-expectations

Cyprus Deputy Ministry for Tourism halved its target for tourist arrivals in August to 100,000 as main tour operators exclude Cyprus of their programmes...

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