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1. Cyprus appears upbeat in tourism challenge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-appears-upbeat-in-tourism-challenge

Cypriot tourism officials are finding several reasons to be optimistic following resumption of flights and easing of restrictions, but industry experts find it a little harder to put on a brave face...

2. President warns of tougher measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-warns-of-tougher-measures

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades addressed the nation on Tuesday, two days after hundreds of carnival enthusiasts violated protocols in Limassol, with the commander in chief warning of tougher measures if people did not shape up...

3. Carnival revels cause national furor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/carnival-revels-cause-national-furor

Officials and health experts but also citizens were furious over the holiday weekend after carnival lovers in Limassol defied pandemic restrictions and gathered downtown for public celebration, with police onsite choosing not to confront the situation...

4. Blinken says US fully engaged on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blinken-says-us-fully-engaged-on-cyprus

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says American diplomacy will be “fully engaged” on the Cyprus issue, with Washington calling out aggressive actions in the eastern Mediterranean but also supporting positive developments...

5. Cyprus scores Royal Caribbean mid-pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scores-royal-caribbean-mid-pandemic

Cyprus Deputy Ministry for Tourism has welcomed a world-renowned cruise ship company’s decision to include Cyprus among its destinations during June – August 2021, utilizing a brand-new ship, to be delivered shortly...

6. Cyprus wages battle for air connectivity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wages-battle-for-air-connectivity

Two Cypriot ministers have joined forces this week to call on the EU’s Competition commissioner to allow more state subsidies for airlines amid the pandemic, citing improvements in scheme criteria but also the remoteness of the island...

7. 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...

8. ‘No going back’ on Varosha decision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/‘no-going-back-on-varosha-decision

Over 200 Varosha property owners are seeking to return to the divided island’s most popular ghost town, with Turkish Cypriots appearing ready to address Greek Cypriot grievances with or without a solution to the Cyprus problem, adding there is “no going back” on the plan to open the abandoned city...

9. Highways clog as authorities issue travel ban specifics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/highways-clog-up-as-authorities-issue-travel-ban-specifics

The health ministry on Friday clarified that 12 categories of people are exempted from the travel ban enforced on the Limassol and Paphos districts until the end of the month, but said that as of next Wednesday, November 18, each person wanting to get through the roadblocks will have to show proof of a negative coronavirus test taken no more than seven days prior....

10. Winter season a window of opportunity for tourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/winter-season-a-window-of-opportunity-for-tourism

With the tourism sector’s performance this summer having refuted even the most optimistic forecasts that were made, the question for tour operators is what more can be done over the next period to reduce the big losses. As such, everyone's attention has shifted to the winter period that begins next November and ends in March 2021....

11. Commission presents new migration plan for EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-europe-seeks-to-overhaul-defunct-migration-policies

The European Union's executive proposed on Wednesday overhauling the bloc's broken migration and asylum rules, seeking to end years of feuds and bitterness over the many people fleeing conflict and poverty in the Middle East and Africa....

12. Public transport islandwide free this coming Sunday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/public-transport-islandwide-free-this-coming-sunday

Public transport islandwide will be free to the public on Sunday in the framework of the European mobility week running from September 16 to 22, the transport ministry said Friday....

13. 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....

14. Health minister: Virus-infected migrants may be crossing into south

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/virus-infected-migrants-may-be-crossing-into-south

Asylum-seekers infected with coronavirus could be seeping through the porous Cyprus cease-fire line, the country’s health minister warned Sunday....

15. Cypriot minister rides bicycle boom wave

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-rides-bicycle-boom-wave

Bicycle commuting conditions around town may not be ideal in Cyprus but a minister is on a mission to change that, with reports saying a proposal may soon reach the Cabinet...

16. Wizz Air Abu Dhabi announces new route to Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wizz-air-abu-dhabi-announces-new-route-to-larnaca

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the newest national airline of the United Arab Emirates, announced on Monday a route from Abu Dhabi to Larnaca, starting on October 3, with fares starting at €29.99....

17. Transport Minister rides bus of new public transport company to work

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transport-minister-rides-bus-of-new-public-transport-company-to-work

The Cyprus Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos rode the bus to work on Monday, which marked the first working day of the new public transport company for the Nicosia and Larnaca districts....

18. Commission approves €6.3m incentive scheme to boost Cyprus air connectivity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commission-approves-€6-3m-incentive-scheme-to-boost-cyprus-air-connectivity

The European Commission on Thursday approved a €6.3 million incentive scheme aiming to boost Cyprus air connectivity and tourism through incentivizing airlines affected by the coronavirus outbreak to re-establish air routes to and from the island....

19. Cyprus airports enter phase two on Saturday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-airports-enter-phase-two-on-saturday

The opening of Cyprus airports is set to enter phase two on Saturday, when passengers arriving from countries listed in category A by the Health Ministry will not need to present proof of a negative coronavirus test, but will be subjected to a mandatory rapid test upon arrival....

20. Cyprus expects 600,000 tourists by August

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-expects-600-000-tourists-by-august

The island is expected to receive some 600,000 passengers in August, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said Thursday, noting that this estimation includes people flying in on commercial and private planes....

21. Officials get a grip on coronavirus rogue cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-get-a-grip-on-coronavirus-rogue-cases

Initial lab results show that the state doctor who tested positive for the coronavirus appears not to have infected his patients, while health officials have managed to track down some passengers of an infected taxicab driver...

22. Infected cabbie’s grandson tests negative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/infected-cabbie-s-grandson-hospitalized

A young child has been hospitalized in Nicosia after coming in contact with his grandfather, a taxicab driver in Paphos who tested positive for the coronavirus...

23. Cars trapped during Troodos snowstorm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cars-trapped-during-troodos-snowstorm

Driving conditions were improved in many areas on Friday, while many mountain roads remained slippery a day after many cars were trapped in snow on Boxing Day...

24. Bicycle route prank still a mystery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bicycle-route-prank-still-a-mystery

There were still no clear answers over an apparent prank in Limassol where a private company allegedly grabbed some paint and clumsily drew bicycle routes that could be dangerous and illegal...

25. Britain begins escorting all UK vessels through Hormuz Strait

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-begins-escorting-all-uk-vessels-through-hormuz-strait

Britain has started sending a warship to accompany all British-flagged vessels through the Strait of Hormuz, a change in policy announced on Thursday after the government previously said it did not have resources to do so. ...

26. Nicosia bypass closer to the start line

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-bypass-closer-to-the-start-line

The long-awaited Nicosia bypass on the perimeter of the capital is a step closer to the start line, with reports saying a tender could be announced as early as next week...

27. Lakkotrypis: Cyprus energy developments an incentive for Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lakkotrypis-cyprus-energy-developments-an-incentive-for-turkey

28. Moscow plane crash death toll rises to 41

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-plane-crash-death-toll-rises-to-41

29. Snow reaches areas under 1000 metres

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/snow-reaches-areas-under-1000-metres

A cold front is still affecting Cyprus with snow reportedly seen in areas below the 1000 metre mark...

30. Illegal migrant arrivals fall but stronger borders needed, says Frontex chief

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-migrant-arrivals-fall-but-stronger-borders-needed-says-frontex-chief

The number of illegal migrants entering the European Union fell sharply for the third year in a row in 2018 but arrivals remain high and stronger border controls are needed, the head of the EU's border control agency Frontex said Wednesday....

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