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1. Bill sparks kosher debate in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-sparks-kosher-debate-in-cyprus

Animal rights advocates are up in arms over a new government bill that would allow slaughterhouses in the Republic of Cyprus to incorporate kosher rituals, a procedure described by animal rights activists as inhumane...

2. Coronavirus derails southern Europe's clean-up from the last crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-derails-southern-europe-s-clean-up-from-the-last-crisis

This year was meant to mark a turning point for Greek and Italian banks as they finally laid the ghosts of the financial crisis to rest. Then the coronavirus struck....

3. Cyprus in the mix as world seeks cure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-in-the-mix-as-world-seeks-cure

An Israeli military aircraft has delivered five tons of chloroquine to Cyprus this week, amid reports of secret wars over limited access to the drug but also uncertainty over its effectiveness in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic...

4. Cyprus on right path as cases drop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/confirmed-cases-still-going-down

Confirmed cases of the coronavirus have been steadily dropping over the past few days in the Republic of Cyprus, with health experts praising the government for relying on science in the battle against the pandemic...

5. Over 23,000 applications filed for suspension of loan payments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-23-000-applications-filed-for-suspension-of-loan-payments

More than 23,000 persons have applied to the island’s two largest banks for a suspension of loan repayments, as retail borrowers and companies are trying to preserve disposable income amid the economic activity shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic....

6. NGOs raise alarm over inhumane conditions at overcrowded migrant camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ngos-raise-alarm-over-inhumane-conditions-at-overcrowded-migrant-detention-camp

Two migrant and refugee support NGOs, Cyprus Refugee Council and Caritas Cyprus, have raised the alarm over the inhumane conditions that have developed in the Kokkinitrimithia camp, particularly since the coronavirus pandemic broke out on the island....

7. Euro zone ministers look for economy quick fixes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/euro-zone-ministers-look-for-economy-quick-fixes

Euro zone finance ministers are likely to converge on Tuesday on three quick options to support the economy in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic, officials have said, with some discussion also of longer-term ideas to aid a recovery....

8. Tracking app promoted to combat pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tracking-app-promoted-to-combat-pandemic

An EU-funded research centre in the Republic of Cyprus is calling on people to install a new app called CovTracer to help limit the spread of coronavirus, amid concerns regarding privacy and effectiveness of tracking applications...

9. EU procures medical equipment worth €2.5m for Turkish Cypriot community

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-procures-medical-equipment-worth-€2-5m-for-turkish-cypriot-community

The EU has stepped up to assist the Turkish Cypriot community in its battle against coronavirus, procuring €2.5m worth of medical equipment and mobilizing 25 medical specialists who will be sent to the north for three months....

10. Man breaks quarantine in search of meds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/infected-man-breaks-quarantine-in-search-of-meds

Health officials in Cyprus were perturbed over an incident when a self-quarantined man infected with the Covid-19 disease went out to local pharmacies in search of chloroquine, an existing drug that is still open to debate around the world...

11. Greece's response to coronavirus working, Mitsotakis tells CNN

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-response-to-coronavirus-working-mitsotakis-tells-cnn

In an interview with CNN on Wednesday night, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that the measures his government has taken to curb the spread of the coronavirus appear to be working and thanked the Greek people for their cooperation, conceding however that “the hard work is still ahead of us.”...

12. Flight ban extended for two weeks in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flight-ban-extended-for-two-weeks

A universal flight ban in the Republic of Cyprus was extended on Thursday for two more weeks, as health officials this week are closely monitoring the effectiveness of all measures taken on the island so far...

13. Sports betting industry crushed by coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sports-betting-industry-crushed-by-coronavirus

OPAP, Europe’s fourth-biggest betting business, has had almost all its revenue wiped out following the coronavirus pandemic lockdown measures in Greece and Cyprus, after casino operations in the Republic came to a grinding halt...

14. Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporates’ response to COVID19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/corporate-social-responsibility-and-corporates-response-to-covid19

The long-term debate over CSR is concerned with whose interests should be attended to, shareholders or stakeholders, and this is actually the debate of the two competing theories over the purpose of the modern business firm...

15. Medical supplies to Cyprus just in time

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/medical-supplies-to-cyprus-just-in-time

A thousand units of protective medical clothing from China have been delivered to Cyprus just in time on a flight from Greece, which also carried dozens of passengers who were stranded in various European cities...

16. Coronavirus death toll rises to seven,confirmed cases rise to 230

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-death-toll-rises-to-six-confirmed-cases-rise-to-230

A 77-year-old coronavirus carrier died on Monday, raising the death toll in the Republic of Cyprus to seven, while 16 more tested positive bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 230....

17. Coronavirus deaths rise to five, 16 new cases confirmed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-deaths-rise-to-five-16-new-cases-confirmed

The Health Ministry announced on Friday that two more people who had contracted coronavirus died, involving a 76-year-old Cypriot woman with underlying health conditions and a 47-year-old Greek national. 16 more coronavirus cases were also confirmed....

18. Clocks move forward this weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clocks-move-forward-this-weekend

Daylight Saving Time went into effect on Sunday in Cyprus as public opinion around the world still remains divided on whether there is value in switching back and forth...

19. EU leaders call for recovery plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-call-for-recovery-plan

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades took part in a video conference with the EU leaders, as the bloc sought to find common ground on how best to share the burden...

20. Loan payments to be suspended for nine months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/loan-payments-to-be-suspended-for-nine-months

After over two weeks of discussions between the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Labor, the Central Bank, the Association of Cyprus Banks and other financial entities to minimize the impact of coronavirus on the Cyprus economy, white smoke has emerged with all parties agreeing that payoffs for all types of loans are to be suspended for nine months....

21. Cyprus sees two more Covid-19 deaths, eight more test positive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-cyprus-sees-two-more-covid-19-deaths-eight-more-test-positive

Two more coronavirus cases died on Tuesday, while eight more have tested positive for the virus....

22. EU secures essential protective gear for its battle against coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-secures-essential-protective-gear-for-its-battle-against-coronavirus

The European Commission announced on Tuesday that it has been successful in procuring personal protective equipment that is to be distributed across EU Member States to assist in their battles against the coronavirus pandemic, which has seen an exponential surge in demand for the essential protective gear....

23. North stocking up on medical supplies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-stocking-up-on-medical-supplies

More cases in the north are being released from quarantine while others test positive, as Turkish Cypriot authorities see medical supplies and financial support starting to pour in...

24. Health Minister: better safe than sorry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-better-safe-than-sorry

The top priority at the moment is to ensure the health of each person individually and of the public as a whole, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said on Friday, stressing that “I prefer to take painful decisions, even if they prove excessive in the end, rather than to remain unprotected.”...

25. Cyprus follows through with charter flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-follows-through-with-chartered-flights

Cypriots stranded in the UK will be repatriated with two chartered flights, after the government revised its decision of asking citizens who traveled abroad to stay put...

26. Man shot by police dies in hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-shot-by-police-dies-in-hospital

A foreign national, who was hospitalized after getting shot by Limassol police during an attempt to arrest him, has succumbed to his injuries...

27. Eurovision 2020 cancelled amid Covid-19 pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eurovision-2020-cancelled-amid-covid-19-pandemic

The 2020 Eurovision Song Contest has become the latest high profile cultural event to be hit by the coronavirus pandemic, with the annual song competition delayed until 2021....

28. Cyprus to ban flights from 28 countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-ban-flights-from-28-countries

As of Saturday, flights to the Larnaca and Paphos airports from 28 countries will be banned, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou announced on Tuesday night, noting that this stricter measure does not affect cargo....

29. Confirmed coronavirus cases rise to 49 in Republic, 58 islandwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/confirmed-coronavirus-cases-rise-to-49-in-the-south

Three new coronavirus cases were confirmed on Tuesday, bringing the total to 49 in the south....

30. Mitsotakis: 'We are at war,' with an invisible but not invincible enemy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-we-are-at-war-with-an-invisible-but-not-invincible-enemy

In a televised address to the nation on Tuesday on the spread of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis echoed French President Emmanuel Macron, declaring that "we are at war." ...

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