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1. Speakers gather in Nicosia to discuss the technological revolution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/speakers-gather-in-nicosia-to-discuss-the-technological-revolution

Digital Agenda Cyprus was off to a running start on Tuesday with introductory remarks by founder Demetris Lottides...

2. Four daredevils cheat death in Cape Greco

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-daredevils-cheat-death-in-cape-greco

Four people in Ayia Napa were pulled to safety on Sunday following a coastline rescue mission in windy conditions, with officials reminding the public to keep away from cliffs at Cape Greco’s sea caves...

3. Cargo imports into Dubai airport to be restricted from Tuesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cargo-imports-into-dubai-airport-to-be-restricted-from-tuesday

Dubai will restrict imports of cargo into its international airport for six days from Tuesday to clear a backlog caused by “extraordinarily high” volumes of inbound shipments....

4. Direct flights from Athens to Boston three times a week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/direct-flights-from-athens-to-boston-three-times-a-week

The Greek Consul General in Boston has hailed the launch by Delta Airlines of a new service connecting Athens to Boston, direct, three times a week, starting at the end of May....

5. Erect Big Potato in Cyprus gets hard laughs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erect-big-potato-in-cyprus-gets-hard-laughs

A potato statue in Cyprus went viral on Wednesday just hours after it was erected by locals in Xylofagou, who said ridicule on social media was good publicity for the community...

6. Tourist survives hang gliding accident in Paralimni

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourist-survives-hang-gliding-accident-in-paralimni

A badly injured tourist was rushed to the Emergency Room on Sunday after his motorized hang glider crashed in a remote area in Cape Greco...

7. US to ease restrictions on fully vaccinated visitors from the EU and UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-to-ease-restrictions-on-fully-vaccinated-visitors-from-the-eu-and-uk

The United States plans to ease travel restrictions on visitors from the European Union and the United Kingdom starting in November, a person familiar with the matter told CNN Monday....

8. Cyprus sees Far East wide open for tourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-far-east-wide-open-for-tourism

Cypriot deputy tourism minister Savvas Perdios wants Gulf Air to keep the island in mind when expanding to Europe and America, hoping more connections would encourage Saudi visitors “from good stock” to pop up next door to Bahrain for a visitor visa to Cyprus...

9. Greek PM: Cost of ignoring climate crisis unimaginable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-cost-of-ignoring-climate-crisis-unimaginable

Mediterranean nations must lead the way in addressing climate change, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said, warning that the cost of doing nothing was unimaginable,...

10. Tourist arrivals up by 208% compared to last year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourist-arrivals-up-by-208-compared-to-last-year

Tourist arrivals increased by 208.7% in August 2021, compared to last August, when strict restrictive measures against Covid - 19 were implemented, but decreased by 41.9% compared to pre-pandemic levels. , of August 2019. ...

11. Greece’s significant air power projection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/greece-s-significant-air-power-projection

Greece’s military procurement program – a thorn in Turkey’s side, described by its defense minister, Hulusi Akar, as “provocative” – is back at the fore, after the recent briefing in Parliament about the navy’s acquisition of 44 torpedoes for its Type 214 submarines....

12. Paphos' campaign to attract local tourism continues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/paphos-campaign-to-attract-local-tourism-continues

After the great success of the summer campaign, ETAP Paphos continues its efforts to attract domestic tourism during the autumn months...

13. Large numbers of cases due to Delta mutation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/large-numbers-of-cases-and-deaths-due-to-delta-mutation

The coronavirus Delta mutation records large numbers of cases and victims worldwide on a daily basis....

14. One small step for man...

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/one-small-step-for-man

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket took off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida this morning shortly after 3 am Cyprus time....

15. President Anastasiades begins official meetings in Bahrain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-anastasiades-begins-official-meetings-in-bahrain

He arrived yesterday in Manama, the nation’s capital, and was greeted by Minister Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani....

16. Weekend News Roundup

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/weekend-news-roundup

Here are a few of the stories that made news in Cyprus over the weekend....

17. Thousands flee fires in Greece, Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-flee-fires-in-greece-turkey

Thousands of people fled wildfires burning out of control in Greece and Turkey on Friday, including a major blaze just north of the Greek capital of Athens that claimed one life, as a protracted heat wave left forests tinder-dry and flames threatened populated areas and electricity installations...

18. Israel puts Cyprus in the doghouse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-puts-cyprus-in-the-doghouse

A partial cabinet meeting in Israel landed Cyprus in the doghouse, after ministers in the neighboring country recommended the island be off limits to Israeli travelers due to pandemic concerns...

19. Cyprus targets young adults with alms for jabs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cooks-up-alms-for-jabs-for-young-adults

The Cypriot government is expected soon to announce incentives that would encourage young people to get vaccinated, while subsidized hotel stays for those who got the jab begin later this week...

20. Jewel sets sail fully vaccinated from Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jewel-sets-sail-fully-vaccinated-from-limassol

The Jewel of the Seas sets sail from Limassol on Saturday marking the beginning of Royal Caribbean’s return to the Mediterranean, a bold move mid-pandemic after Cypriot authorities jumped on board to offer a helping hand to an industry desperately looking for a welcoming port...

21. Cyprus rolls out ‘jab discount’ for hotel stays

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rolls-out-‘jab-discount-for-hotel-stays

Lodging businesses in the Republic of Cyprus have until Friday to apply for a state subsidy that would partially fund hotel stays for vacationers who got the vaccine or the state has a record of their recovery from COVID...

22. Jho Low wanted to be a Cypriot banker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reporter-says-low-wanted-to-buy-a-cypriot-bank

A British investigative journalist told an audience in Nicosia that Cypriot-naturalized financier Jho Low had tried to use contacts with Kuwaitis to buy a bank on the island where the Malaysian fugitive could launder stolen money...

23. Cyprus to try hand at luxury camping

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-try-hand-at-luxury-camping

Cyprus’s tourism minister says there is great interest in Cyprus becoming a “glamping” destination, but laws need to be amended as luxury camping, a crossover between campgrounds and hotels, is not currently regulated in the Republic...

24. Cyprus tries to find footing in tourism chaos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tries-to-find-footing-in-tourism-uncertainty

Tourism deputy minister Savvas Perdios remained optimistic after a trip to Moscow, saying he hoped Russia would allow the resumption of chartered flights to destinations including Cyprus in a matter of weeks, but he also reiterated his position that all the efforts in Nicosia still depended largely on decisions in other capitals...

25. Cyprus et al kept off UK’s green list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-et-al-kept-off-uk-s-green-list

A last minute Cypriot campaign in the United Kingdom to secure quarantine-free travel to the island failed to yield results on Thursday, after Britain’s choice to go the extra cautious route affected many countries, with the island now focusing on Russia, its second largest market, to keep summer hopes alive...

26. Jewel readies trial cruise from Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jewel-readies-trial-cruise-from-cyprus

The Jewel of the Seas is setting anchor in deep waters on Thursday just off Limassol, as the cruise ship prepares for an ultimate summer getaway from Cyprus for the first time ever...

27. Cypriot minister vies for UK's green status

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-vies-for-uk-s-green-status

Cypriot deputy tourism minister Savvas Perdios has been trying to sway British officials towards including his country on the UK’s green list, following a recent improvement of the epidemiological situation on the island that could still be argued either way in London...

28. Video pulled after critics said it was sexist

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/video-pulled-after-critics-said-it-was-sexist

Tourism officials in the Republic of Cyprus have pulled a video from their playlist on social media, after critics said the clip as part of a campaign to keep the country clean was 'sexist' and failed to get the message across...

29. Odyssey leaves Cyprus after Haifa cancelation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/odyssey-leaves-cyprus-after-cancelation

Odyssey of the Seas sailed away from Cyprus on Tuesday after Royal Caribbean pulled the plug on operations out of Haifa, but Cypriot officials remain upbeat over cruise ships seeking a friendly port in Limassol...

30. Cabinet under pressure to modify safe pass

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-under-pressure-to-modify-safe-pass

There are reports of second thoughts over the scope of Cyprus’ safety pass with Kathimerini reporting that grievances within the hospitality industry have reached the Presidential Palace, putting enormous pressure on the health minister to water down rules pertaining to restaurants...

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