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1. Pournara residents protest harsh camp conditions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pournara-residents-protest-harsh-camp-conditions

Asylum seekers living in the Pournara camp located at the outskirts of Nicosia staged a peaceful protest on Monday against the delays in the processing of their applications, as well as against the severe overcrowding and harsh conditions of life in the camp....

2. Big if as Cyprus set to deliberate on measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/big-if-as-cyprus-set-to-deliberate-on-measures

The Cypriot government is taking stock of recent restrictions against a further rapid spread of COVID-19, with reports pointing to plans being discussed to lift measures next month but also amid concerns over mutation fears and unknowns...

3. Greece and Turkey resume exploratory talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-and-turkey-resume-exploratory-talks

Exploratory contacts between Greece and Turkey are set to resume in Istanbul, with Ankara trying to gain an upper hand over the agenda and Athens appearing to have low expectations citing disagreement on both sides on what to discuss...

4. Dueling small parties help pass budget

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dueling-small-parties-help-pass-budget

The House in the Republic of Cyprus approved a revision of the government’s 2021 state budget on Thursday, following a month of consultations between the administration and small opposition parties that offered additional amendments to the bill...

5. MPs vote on budget hanging by a thread

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mps-vote-on-budget-hanging-by-a-thread

The House takes another vote on the state budget on Thursday, with representatives expected to pass the bill narrowly following behind-the-scenes consultations since the first time it was rejected in mid-December...

6. President Biden urges Americans to turn page

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-biden-urges-americans-to-turn-page

Democrat Joe Biden was sworn in as president of the United States on Wednesday, vowing to end the ‘uncivil war’ in a deeply divided country reeling from a battered economy and a raging coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 400,000 Americans...

7. Cyprus looking to boost ties with militarily-developed Gulf states

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-looking-to-boost-relations-with-militarily-developed-gulf-states

The enhancement of Cyprus’ relations with militarily-developed Gulf states constitutes a priority, Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides said Wednesday, against the backdrop of diplomatic developments with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia....

8. UNSC backs federal solution to Cyprus Problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unsc-backs-federal-solution-to-cyprus-problem

The UN Security Council (UNSC) on Tuesday expressed its support to the efforts being undertaken by the UN Secretary-General (UNSG) to resume Cyprus Problem peace talks and unanimously stood behind a bizonal bicommunal federation settlement basis....

9. Washington not taking any chances

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-not-taking-any-chances

Presidential inaugurations are normally high-security events, with metal detectors at key entry points, restricted ID-only zones and National Guard supplementing local and federal law enforcement, but the level of precautions this year is unprecedented...

10. Experts mulling methodology of lockdown relaxations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-mulling-methodology-of-lockdown-relaxations

Any relaxations to current restriction measures that are expected at the end of the month should be gradual and targeted, member of the government’s coronavirus advisory committee, Dr Maria Koliou, told the Cyprus News Agency on Tuesday....

11. Cavusoglu says Turkey-EU in more ‘positive place,’ but chides Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-says-turkey-eu-in-more-‘positive-place-but-chides-greece

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said relations with the European Union are in a “more positive place” but continued to accuse Greece of raising obstacles to exploratory talks planned for later this month....

12. Over half of Cyprus 80+ age group vaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-half-of-cyprus-80-age-group-vaccinated

More than half of the 80+ age group in Cyprus has either been vaccinated against coronavirus or has set an appointment to get the jab in the coming days, the deputy director of the health services Olga Kalakouta said Monday....

13. Cypriot FM visits Gulf before US inauguration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-fm-visits-gulf-before-us-inauguration

Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides flew to the United Arab Emirates on Monday to hold a private meeting with his counterpart, days after the two countries signed a military cooperation agreement but also days before a changing of the guard in Washington could spell trouble for US arms sales to Gulf states...

14. EY welcomes Eleni Sofocleous as a Director in EY Cyprus’ Tax Practice

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-welcomes-eleni-sofocleous-as-a-director-in-ey-cyprus-tax-practice

EY Cyprus, staying true to its commitment to building a better working world, always looks to reinforce its teams with the brightest talents. In this context, we are proud to announce that, as of 11th of January 2021, Eleni Sofocleous has joined EY’s Tax practice...

15. Greek convict facing extradition skips court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-convict-facing-extradition-skips-court

Cypriot police are searching for a man free on bail, who is wanted by Greek authorities to serve the remainder of a long prison sentence, after he failed to attend a court hearing in Limassol...

16. President dares editor to prove allegations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-dares-editor-to-prove-allegations

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has called on journalist Andreas Paraschos to show proof or admit he was wrong, after the news editor claimed the commander-in-chief had chosen money from golden passports over chances of a swift resolution to the division of the island...

17. Top editor quits over Anastasiades claim

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/top-editor-quits-over-anastasiades-claim

A renowned journalist and editor-in-chief at Kathimerini Cyprus has resigned his post amid backlash from a piece he wrote on Sunday, where he claimed Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades let slip information that he had been flying millions generated from golden passports to the Seychelles on private flights...

18. Greek, Cypriot and US special forces hold joint exercise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriot-and-us-special-forces-hold-joint-exercise

Special forces from Greece, Cyprus and the United States are holding a joint exercise in the sea area off the naval base at Souda Bay on the southern Greek island of Crete, state-run Athens-Macedonia news agency (ANA-MPA) reports....

19. 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...

20. Minister gets memed for vaping on live TV

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-gets-memed-for-vaping-on-live-tv

Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou became the subject of criticism and ridicule on social media Tuesday, following a live video interview where he was seen smoking an electronic cigarette...

21. Turkey and Greece to resume talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-and-greece-to-resume-talks

Turkey and Greece will resume talks aimed at reducing tensions between the neighbors on Jan. 25, Turkish and Greek officials announced Monday, following this summer’s dispute over maritime borders and energy rights in the eastern Mediterranean...

22. Violent brawl breaks out at Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/violent-brawl-breaks-out-at-pournara

A large-scale violent confrontation between groups of asylum seekers erupted at Pournara camp on Monday night, with police calling for backup and two dozen ending up in the Emergency Room...

23. Ledra substation up and running in old Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ledra-substation-up-and-running-in-old-nicosia

A police substation is back up and running 24 hours a day in downtown Nicosia, with officials hoping not only to promote a sense of security in the old city but also carry out inspections to ensure compliance with the latest emergency health laws...

24. 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...

25. Pfizer suggests vaccine can beat mutations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pfizer-suggests-vaccine-can-beat-mutations

Pfizer Inc and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine appeared to work against a key mutation in the highly transmissible new variants of the coronavirus discovered in the UK and South Africa, according to a laboratory study conducted by the US drugmaker...

26. Cabinet locked into partial lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-locked-into-partial-lockdown

A partial lockdown is expected to go into effect in the Republic of Cyprus some time after Friday, when the President’s Cabinet will decide on new measures to fight further spread of the coronavirus through the end of the month...

27. Government buys time on new COVID measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-buys-time-on-new-covid-measures

The health, finance, and labour ministers of the Republic of Cyprus have been tasked to reconcile a number of issues before a Cabinet meeting on Friday, essentially stalling the announcement of new COVID measures which was expected on Thursday...

28. 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...

29. Cyprus holds turned thumb over lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-holds-turned-thumb-over-lockdown

Cyprus’ lockdown stance continued to remain unclear following a special meeting between experts and the health minister, with the government hinting thumbs down for a new lockdown citing economic reasons but also thumbs up for stricter measures after hospitalizations reached dangerous levels...

30. December samples being screened to check for spread of new strain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/december-samples-being-screened-to-check-for-spread-of-new-strain

The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics (CING) is carrying out further tests on samples to determine whether the new coronavirus strain has spread in the community. The results of these tests are expected to be ready tomorrow the latest....

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