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1. Health expert estimates Cyprus may be free of virus by early May

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-expert-estimates-cyprus-may-be-free-of-virus-by-early-may

Health expert Leondios Kostrikis estimated on Friday that judging by the progression of the island’s coronavirus curve, we should be free of the virus by early May, though the timeframe depends on the effectiveness of the measures taken, the public’s response, and the elimination of imported cases....

2. Boris Johnson spends night in hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-johnson-spends-night-in-hospital

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was still in hospital on Monday suffering persistent coronavirus symptoms 10 days after testing positive for the virus, although Downing Street said he remained in charge of the government...

3. Cyprus students stranded abroad challenge legality of measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-students-stranded-abroad-challenge-legality-of-measures

Two Cypriot students stranded abroad are challenging the legality and constitutionality of the Republic of Cyprus’ restriction measures enforced amid the coronavirus outbreak, and have asked Cyprus courts to issue interim orders that would allow their repatriation....

4. China's ambassador responds to US criticism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-s-ambassador-responds-to-us-criticism

The Chinese ambassador in Nicosia is firing back at US and media criticism over his country’s response to the coronavirus outbreak, adding that he believes Cyprus will win the battle against the coronavirus...

5. Help from China on the way

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/help-from-china-on-the-way

The Chinese ambassador in Nicosia says Cyprus has recently taken “powerful and appropriate” measures in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, adding that help from China is on the way...

6. 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...

7. Transport Minister: Flight ban to apply to all countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-transport-minister-flight-ban-to-apply-to-all-countries

Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos on Wednesday rectified previous statements over a flight ban to be imposed on 28 countries as of Saturday, stressing that the ban will be universal....

8. Daughter of north Cyprus civil aviation chief attempts to escape quarantine in Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/daughter-of-north-cyprus-civil-aviation-chief-attempts-to-escape-quarantine-in-turkey

Reactions mounted in Turkey after the daughter of the chief of civil aviation in north Cyprus attempted with the help of Turkish police to escape from a bus transferring arrivals from abroad to quarantine premises....

9. Erdogan likens Greek authorities to Nazis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-likens-greek-authorities-to-nazis

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said there is “no difference” between Nazis and the Greek authorities trying to hold the country’s border against the influx of thousands of migrants and refugees spurred to push into the European Union by Ankara....

10. Nicosia doctor with coronavirus speaks out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-doctor-with-coronavirus-speaks-out

A state doctor in Cyprus who was diagnosed with the coronavirus infection on Monday says specialists “discouraged” him from taking a test sooner, while the EU Health Commissioner calls for calm as Cypriot authorities begin tracing the physician’s contacts from last week...

11. Anastasiades dubs UNFICYP position 'unfortunate' intervention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-dubs-unficyp-position-unfortunate-intervention

President Nicos Anastasiades on Friday described the statement issued by UNFICYP as “unfortunate”, noting that such announcements go beyond its mission as a peacekeeping force....

12. CEOs: Drop in Optimism and Reversal of Sentiment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ceos-drop-in-optimism-and-reversal-of-sentiment

13. Turkey deploys 1,000 police at Greek border to stem pushback of migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-deploys-1-000-police-at-greek-border-to-stem-pushback-of-migrants

Turkey is deploying 1,000 special police forces along its border with Greece on Thursday to halt the pushback of migrants toward its territory, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said, adding that 164 migrants had been wounded by Greek authorities....

14. Akinci tells UNFICYP head coronavirus has nothing to do with checkpoint closures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akinci-tells-unficyp-head-coronavirus-has-nothing-to-do-with-checkpoint-closures

The Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci met with UNFICYP head Elizabeth Spehar on Wednesday to discuss the move by the Greek Cypriot Government to shut four crossings along then UN-controlled Buffer Zone last week....

15. EU Commission notified of checkpoint closures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commission-notified-of-checkpoint-closures

The European Commission has been informed of the temporary closing of four checkpoints, and said it would continue monitoring the situation closely in order to ensure that each closure and health checks remain in accordance with the Green Line Regulation....

16. Guards use tear gas to disperse hundreds of migrants at Greek-Turkish border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guards-use-tear-gas-to-disperse-hundreds-of-migrants-at-greek-turkish-border

Guards on Greece’s northeastern land border with Turkey made “deterrent use” of tear gas to disperse some 500 refugees and migrants trying to enter the country and the European Union after Ankara loosened controls on migrant flows....

17. Greek border crackdown amid concerns over Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-border-crackdown-amid-concerns-over-turkey

Greek government sources on Friday stressed that authorities are boosting security at the country’s border following reports that Turkey will no longer stop Syrian refugees from traveling to Europe....

18. Greek Government to proceed with new island camps, despite reactions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-government-to-proceed-with-new-island-camps-despite-reactions

The Greek government is determined to move ahead with its plan to build new holding facilities for migrants and refugees as part of a plan to accelerate asylum procedures and deportations on the five islands hosting camps, its spokesman said on Tuesday, amid reactions to the scheme from island residents....

19. Coronavirus protocols to be revised on Tuesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-protocols-to-be-revised-on-tuesday

Cyprus’ Minister of Health Constantinos Ioannou assured on Monday that the Government was constantly following WHO and ECDC instructions on the coronavirus and was adjusting its action plan accordingly....

20. Greek PM meets with five EU leaders over bloc's budget

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-meets-with-five-eu-leaders-over-bloc-s-budget

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis held talks in Brussels on Friday with the leaders of Germany Angela Merkel, France Emmanuel Macron, Spain Pedro Sanchez, Italy Giuseppe Conte and Portugal Antonio Costa in a bid to break a deadlock in negotiations for the European Union’s 2021-2027 budget....

21. Pressed in Syria, Turkey ups the ante in the East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pressed-in-syria-turkey-ups-the-ante-in-the-east-med

22. Akinci brushes off Varosha talk as election gimmick, Anastasiades calls for bicommunal committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akinci-brushes-off-varosha-talk-as-election-gimmick

Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci has suggested that Varosha, a southern suburb of Famagusta that has been fenced off and abandoned since Turkey invaded northern Cyprus, is being used as an election gimmick, adding that he supports UN-backed efforts to reopen the ghost town....

23. Cavusoglu: Greece must be prepared to share in the East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-greece-must-be-prepared-to-share-in-the-east-med

Turkey is willing to reach a compromise with Greece as long as the latter is prepared to share in the Eastern Mediterranean, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday....

24. Cyprus enjoys strong growth prospects but contingent liabilities remain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-enjoys-strong-growth-prospects-but-contingent-liabilities-remain

Strong growth prospects and sustained fiscal discipline places Cyprus on a firm declining path but contingent liabilities, healthcare and public sector wage-related costs, as well as weaker external conditions, pose risks to the fiscal outlook, Scope rating agency said in commentary on Cyprus....

25. Minister says ‘no panic’ over coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-says-‘no-panic-over-coronavirus

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou says the Cypriot government is taking all precautions against the coronavirus threat, adding that the administration is on alert but there is no panic...

26. UK refutes Tatar comments over potential UK-north Cyprus flight link

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-refutes-tatar-comments-over-potential-uk-north-cyprus-flight-link

UK, north Cyprus, Tatar, flight, Ercan airport...

27. Potatoes to be brought in from the north after cold blast damages crops

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-potatoes-to-be-brought-in-from-the-north-after-cold-blast-damages-crops

Potatoes harvested in the north will be transferred next Monday to government-controlled areas, where potato crops suffered heavy blows after successive days of heavy rain and frost....

28. Two in custody over Cyprus football corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-in-custody-over-football-corruption-in-cyprus

There were new developments on Wednesday in the world of Cypriot football, with two suspects remanded in custody over suspicions of rigging the Beautiful Game...

29. Cavusoglu slams Akinci after comment that Turkey-north annexation would be 'horrible'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-slams-akinci-after-comment-that-turkey-north-annexation-would-be-horrible

“I’ve never worked with a more unreliable politician,” the Turkish Foreign Minister Melvut Cavusoglu said on Monday, referring to the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci in response to an interview where Akinci said the prospect of Crimea-style annexation with Turkey was “horrible”....

30. US president hails close ties between Washington and Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-president-hails-close-ties-between-washington-and-athens
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