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1. More flamingos in near-death condition, Animal Party says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-flamingos-in-near-death-condition-animal-party-says

The Animal Party called on Interior Minister Nicos Nouris to take action for the protection of the Larnaca Salt Lake flamingos which continue to be at risk, expressing strong concern over a statement made by the Director of the Game and Fauna service who seems to have said “so what if some out of so many thousands die?”...

2. Island sees above average rainfall this winter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/island-sees-above-average-rainfall-levels-this-winter

During the first month of 2020, Nicosia saw 169 per cent of the average January rainfall levels, the Met Department showed on Wednesday. Meanwhile, December saw some striking meteorological events as well, including strong rains and winds, hail, and snowfall, the Press and Information Office said on Wednesday....

3. Theocharis Lalacos appointed Greek Ambassador to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/theocharis-lalacos-appointed-greek-ambassador-to-cyprus

4. Mother says state ‘dishonest’ in son’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mother-says-state-‘dishonest-in-son-s-death

A woman in Cyprus is accusing the state of a cover-up in her son’s death, saying a recent ECHR judgment reprimanding the Republic over an 'inadequate investigation' was not enough and she was demanding to know the whole truth...

5. Last defendant convicted in Strovolos murders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/last-defendant-convicted-in-strovolos-murders

The last of four defendants in the Strovolos double murder trial, the only one who did not admit to any crimes, was found guilty of manslaughter on Wednesday by a criminal court in Nicosia...

6. Woman assaulted by handyman imposter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-assaulted-by-handyman-imposter

A woman from India says she was attacked in her own apartment by a man who pretended to be a maintenance worker....

7. Insurers need profound transformation and the right talent

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/insurers-need-profound-transformation-and-the-right-talent

As insurance industry growth remains stagnant for another year due to low interest rates, the shifts in consumer demographics around the world coupled with heightened expectations for digital experiences present insurers with risks and opportunities...

8. UNFICYP draft under ‘silence procedure’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-draft-under-‘silence-procedure

A resolution renewing the mandate of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus for an additional six months is under the “silence procedure” and it is expected to be adopted on Thursday if no member breaks the silence...

9. Greek Diaspora Minister on first Cyprus visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-diaspora-minister-on-first-cyprus-visit

The newly-appointed Greek Diaspora Minister, Costas Vlasis, arrived in Cyprus on Tuesday to hold a series of meetings over the next two days in view of strengthening bilateral cooperation on matters relating to the diaspora and missing persons....

10. Foreign Minister in Rome for working visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-minister-in-rome-for-working-visit

Cyprus’ Minister of Foreign Affairs Nicos Christodoulides is travelling to Rome, where on Wednesday he will hold a working visit at the invitation of his Italian counterpart, Luigi Di Maio, during which the latest developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East, in the light of Turkey’s aggressive activities in the marine zones of the Republic of Cyprus and Libya, will be discussed....

11. Greece, Cyprus talk defence cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-cyprus-talk-defence-cooperation

Cooperation on defence and security is main discussion topic between Defence Minister Savvas Angelides and his Greek counterpart, Nicos Panayiotopoulos, in the framework of the 6th Greece-Cyprus Intergovernmental Defence Council taking place in Athens....

12. Charles De Gaulle to dock in Limassol, demonstrating fortified ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/charles-de-gaulle-to-dock-in-limassol-demonstrating-fortifie-ties

The flagship of the French Navy, aircraft carrier Charles De Gaulle, will be docking at Limassol port at the end of February, prior to the wrapping up of its Eastern Mediterranean mission, Ambassador of France to Cyprus Isabelle Dumont told the Cyprus News Agency on Tuesday....

13. Turkey, Greece need to resolve East Med issues, Trump tells Erdogan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-greece-need-to-‘resolve-disagreements-in-east-med-trump-tells-erdogan

US President Donald Trump on Monday called Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to talk about developments in Libya and Syria, a spokesman for the White House said on Twitter, adding that Turkey’s differences with Greece were also discussed....

14. Man critical in Xylofagou hit and run

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-critical-in-xylofagou-hit-and-run

A local driver has been charged with fleeing the scene of an accident, while an Indian male remained in critical condition after he was struck in the dead of night in Xylofagou, Famagusta district...

15. Judge approves Alexoui remand

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alexoui-remand-hangs-in-the-balance

Nicosia businessman Alexis “Alexoui” Mavromichalis was remanded in custody on Tuesday in connection with an attempted murder in 2017, following a long and tough court hearing...

16. Convicted pedophile gets tougher sentence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/convicted-pedophile-gets-tougher-sentence

A convicted child molester's sentence has been increased from four to seven years, after he was found guilty on more charges during an appeal hearing in the Supreme Court...

17. Cypriot hacker loses extradition appeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-hacker-loses-extradition-appeal

A young hacker will be the first Cypriot national to be extradited to the United States and could face up to 20 years in prison after losing his appeal last week...

18. Tripartite meetings do little to bolster Turkey relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tripartite-meetings-do-little-to-bolster-turkey-relations

Tripartite meetings constitute one of the most successful initiatives of the island’s foreign policy, though they do little toward Cyprus’ problems with Turkey, prominent academic and former diplomat to Cyprus Michalis Attalides told Kathimerini in an interview....

19. Turkish hackers target Cyprus government emails

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-hackers-target-cyprus-government-emails

Sweeping cyberattacks targeting governments and other organizations in Europe and the Middle East are believed to be the work of hackers acting in the interests of the Turkish government, three senior Western security officials said. The hackers have attacked at least 30 organizations, including government ministries, embassies and security services as well as companies and other groups, according to a Reuters review of public internet records. Victims have included Cypriot and Greek government email services and the Iraqi government’s national security advisor, the records show. ...

20. Health Ministry geared up against coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/head-ministry-geared-up-against-coronavirus

Health Ministry officials are fully prepared to implement a coronavirus management protocol that has been drawn up, should the virus affect the local population, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said on Monday....

21. Revamped migration policy in the works

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/revamped-immigration-policy-in-the-works

A revamped migration policy is currently in the works, Interior Minister Nicos Nouris announced on Monday, reiterating the striking numbers of incoming migrants and refugees compared to the European migration hotspots. ...

22. Nicosia inmate dies in hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-inmate-dies-in-hospital

A foreign man who was serving a prison sentence in Nicosia died of liver failure just days after he was admitted in hospital...

23. Cyprus ratifies Multilateral Instrument

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-ratifies-multilateral-instrument

On 22 January 2020, the Instrument of Ratification of the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Mattersto Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting(“the Multilateral Convention”) were published in the Official Gazette of the Republic in Greek and English, (“Multilateral Instrument”)...

24. Ayia Napa rape accuser speaks out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-rape-accuser-speaks-out

The 19-year-old British girl, who was convicted of lying to police after she said she was raped last year in Ayia Napa, says her attackers behaved like animals...

25. Nicosia ups efforts ahead of UNFICYP vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-ups-efforts-ahead-of-unficyp-vote

Nicosia is intensifying efforts over the final makeup of an UNFICYP draft resolution in New York, as the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus is expected to be renewed ahead of its expiry at the end of the month...

26. New wiretap law on the skids

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-wiretap-law-on-the-skids

The president and justice minister are set to meet on Monday to discuss a government phone tapping bill that passed the House on Friday, following concerns that last-minute amendments could be defeating the purpose...

27. Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kobe-bryant-dies-in-helicopter-crash

The sporting world was plunged into mourning on Sunday as news of Kobe Bryant’s death in a helicopter crash spread leaving the rich and famous, presidents, Hall of Famers and ordinary fans stunned...

28. Flamingo deaths raise alarm in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flamingo-deaths-raise-alarm-in-cyprus

Over a dozen flamingos were found dead at Aliki salt lake in Larnaca, with officials playing down the incident while members of the Green party are calling for an investigation...

29. European coronavirus cases confirmed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-coronavirus-cases-confirmed

France confirmed on Friday its first three cases of the Wuhan coronavirus, with two patients being hospitalised in Paris and the other in the southwestern city of Bordeaux...

30. Deadly earthquake jolts eastern Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-earthquake-jolts-eastern-turkey

A powerful earthquake struck eastern Turkey on Friday, killing at least 20 people and collapsing buildings in affected towns near the center of the tremor, which was strong enough to be felt in several neighboring countries...

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