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20 September, 2020
 

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1. Bikers plan drive-by rallies against ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bikers-plan-drive-by-rallies-against-ban

Organized bikers are determined to take police to court over a recent ban on motorcycles, saying measures against violators to combat noise pollution in specific areas are unfair to law-abiding citizens who ride motorcycles...

2. Students arrested as visa debate rages on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-students-arrested-as-visa-debate-rages-on

Police officers and immigration agents raided establishments in Paphos on Sunday, arresting two international students who were found working without authorization, with critics calling on the state to ease restrictions and allow off-campus work...

3. Hijab and kosher end up in report on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hijab-and-kosher-end-up-in-report-on-cyprus

A State Department report has called out Cyprus on matters of religious freedom, following a number of stories in the media including the right to wear hijab in school, kosher laws, and access to religious sites...

4. Cyprus condemns vandalism at mosque

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-condemns-vandalism-at-limassol-mosque

Limassol police are investigating an incident of vandalism at Koprulu mosque, after gasoline bombs were thrown at the building and graffiti found spray-painted on the outer fence...

5. Health services dealing with positive case at high school

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-services-dealing-with-positive-case-at-high-school

The Ayiou Charalambous high school in the Paphos district Emba village, where a teacher had tested positive for coronavirus, remained closed on Tuesday while the premises were disinfected, and the state health services identified his possible contacts....

6. Despite progress, discrimination against LGBT community a reality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/despite-progress-discrimination-against-lgbt-community-a-reality

Recognizing that Cyprus has taken substantial steps toward institutionalizing equality and safeguarding the fundamental rights of the island’s LGBT community, Ombudswoman Maria Stylianou Lottides has highlighted that there is still work to be done in eradicating the reality of enduring acts of discrimination....

7. Turkey defends Larnaca-bound flight decision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-defends-action-over-larnaca-bound-plane

Ankara says a Larnaca-bound plane never submitted a timely request to fly through Turkish airspace, accusing the Republic of Cyprus of using the pandemic to score points for political gain...

8. Commission calls on Turkey to show solidarity without discrimination

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commission-calls-on-turkey-to-show-solidarity-without-discrimination

The European Commission called on Turkey "to maintain a spirit of solidarity without discrimination", referring to Wednesday’s incident where Turkey denied a flight transporting medical equipment to Cyprus to enter its airspace....

9. Medical supplies arrive after eventful flight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/medical-supplies-arrive-after-eventful-flight

Another huge load of medical supplies from China was delivered to the Republic of Cyprus on Wednesday, after an “adventurous” flight on a Russian aircraft that did not have enough fuel to make it in one go...

10. 'The Time Is Now': Women abstain from duties in call for gender equality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-time-is-now-women-abstain-from-duties-in-call-for-gender-equality

Women from across Cyprus locked elbows to form human chains outside their workplaces on Friday during a one-hour work stoppage that called for gender equality and an end to discrimination against women....

11. Cabinet adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-adopts-ihra-definition-of-anti-semitism

The President’s Cabinet has approved a decision by which the Cypriot Government adopts the definition of anti-Semitism as it has been spelled out by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance...

12. School principal probed after hijab incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/school-principal-probed-after-hijab-incident

A high school principal in Nicosia is facing a disciplinary probe after he reportedly expelled a female student for wearing a hijab...

13. Trump hits China with more tariffs, sharply escalating trade dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-hits-china-with-more-tariffs-sharply-escalating-trade-dispute

U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose a 10% tariff on $300 billion of Chinese imports from Sept. 1, sharply escalating a bruising trade war between the world’s largest economies and jolting financial markets. ...

14. Woman fined for racist and xenophobic comments on Facebook

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-fined-for-racist-and-xenophobic-comments-on-facebook

15. Israeli minister urges Airbnb boycott, talks up rival service

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-minister-urges-airbnb-boycott-talks-up-rival-service

16. 'Imagine' project brings together G/C and T/C schoolchildren

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/imagine-project-brings-together-g-c-and-t-c-schoolchildren

17. Rouvikonas claims attempted attack on ANEL MP’s office

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rouvikonas-claims-attempted-attack-on-anel-mp-s-office

The Rouvikonas anti-establishment group on Wednesday claimed responsibility for an attempted attack on the office of an MP with Independent Greeks, the right-wing party in Greece’s left led-coalition....

18. KISA sees institutional racism in ham and pasta arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kisa-sees-institutional-racism-in-ham-and-pasta-arrest

Human rights group KISA is pointing to institutional racism over the recent arrest of an asylum-seeker and single mother on theft charges, calling for an investigation into how state authorities treat refugees who are vulnerable members of society...

19. Brexit-hit EU staff ditch UK passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brexit-hit-eu-staff-ditch-uk-passports

About one in 10 British civil servants at the European Commission has taken another EU nationality since the Brexit vote, but are nonetheless resigned to scant prospects of future promotion...

20. China hammers US goods with tariffs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/china-hammers-us-goods-with-tariffs

Eight other products, including pork and scrap aluminium, will now be subject to additional tariffs of 25 percent...

21. Religious leaders condemn all forms of violence against women and girls 

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/religious-leaders-in-cyprus-condemn-all-forms-of-violence-against-women-and-girls 

Violence undermines women’s dignity and integrity and has devastating effects on the lives of women and girls...

22. Almost one in three women are at risk of poverty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/almost-one-in-three-women-are-at-risk-of-poverty-in-cyprus

"Problems such as non-protection of motherhood, harassment and sexual harassment are unfortunately still present"...

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