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23 January, 2021
 

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1. Cops warn drivers of slippery road surfaces

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-warn-drivers-of-slippery-road-surfaces

Officers on duty were seen helping a car that was stuck in sleet up in Troodos mountains over the weekend, amid reports of inclement weather and warnings over slippery conditions due to ice...

2. Cyprus still battered by severe weather

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-still-battered-by-severe-weather

An orange warning is in effect in Cyprus, which is still being battered by severe weather that landed hard on the eastern Mediterranean a day earlier...

3. Wintry weather slams Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wintry-weather-slams-cyprus

A low pressure system moving across the eastern Mediterranean is affecting Cyprus, with officials on the island issuing a flood warning and police warning motorists to drive carefully...

4. Cops on the lookout for fake COVID docs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-on-the-lookout-for-fake-covid-docs

Police headquarters issued emergency instructions on Wednesday after receiving information that motorists could be using fake COVID certificates to pass through roadblocks that were designed to block travel without a legitimate purpose...

5. Minister makes roadblock checks random

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-orders-random-checks-at-roadblocks

Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis on Monday stepped in after reports that highways were backed up for miles due to lockdown roadblocks, saying she instructed police to carry out only random checks during peak hours...

6. 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....

7. Streak of stormy days begins in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/streak-of-stormy-days-begins-in-cyprus

A yellow warning is currently in effect in the Republic of Cyprus due to isolated thunderstorms, with chances of flooding in local areas, as a streak of stormy days enters the picture this week...

8. Thousands of drivers fined since higher penalties enforced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-of-drivers-fined-since-higher-penalties-enforced

Police have filed reports for over 2,360 traffic violations since October 1, when steeper penalties came into force as Cyprus scrambles to reduce its high rates of road deaths and accidents that are often the result of widespread reckless driving....

9. Over 600 traffic violations reported as higher penalties kick in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-600-traffic-violations-reported-as-higher-penalties-kick-in

The first day of stricter penalties for traffic violations got off to a rocky start, with traffic police filing over 600 reports against drivers across Cyprus, with some drivers not taking their steep fines lightly....

10. Penalties for traffic violations to spike on Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/penalties-for-road-violations-to-spike-on-thursday

On Thursday, legislation enforcing new and higher penalties for traffic violations in a bid to curb road accidents and deaths come into effect, with fines to increase for a range of violations including not wearing a seatbelt or helmet, using a mobile phone, parking in a spot reserved for disabled persons, among other things....

11. Cops defend use of firearm in traffic stop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-defend-use-of-firearm-in-traffic-stop

Questions have been raised in local media over the use of firearms by on-duty police officers, following an incident in Paphos when warning shots were fired during a traffic stop...

12. Rain brings highway collisions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rain-brings-highway-collisions

The first rainfall of the season on Friday seems to have brought turmoil to Cyprus highways, with where three traffic accidents were recorded on Friday afternoon as a result of the downpour....

13. Police to boost narcotests on drivers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-to-boost-narcotests-on-drivers

Traffic police will be boosting the number of drug tests conducted on drivers after figures showed a growing number of positive narcotest results....

14. Elderly man pushing bicycle dies in crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elderly-man-pushing-bicycle-dies-in-crash

An elderly man pushing his bicycle across a Nicosia street on Friday was killed after he was struck by an oncoming vehicle...

15. Shop owners block road work in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shop-owners-block-road-work-in-limassol

Shop owners in Limassol, who oppose the construction of a median strip on a popular avenue, blocked road workers on Friday morning, with reports saying police officers were trying to hold back angry protesters...

16. Organ donor preference in new driver permits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/organ-donor-preference-in-new-driver-permits

New driver’s permits in the Republic of Cyprus will include organ donor information and other features, including security enhancements, a far cry from current licences printed on a piece of paper...

17. Old habit behind new bus accidents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/old-habits-behind-new-bus-accidents

The new public bus company in Nicosia says drivers received intensified training, with an official giving more details of what actually happened in the latest accidents including one that was fatal...

18. Justice minister determined to tackle poor driving culture

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/justice-minister-determined-to-tackle-poor-driving-culture

Justice minister Emily Yioliti met on Friday with the chief of police Stelios Papatheodorou to discuss ways of curbing road accidents, from which 23 people lost their lives just this year, and which are widely accepted to be caused by an broader lack of conscientiousness in the island’s driving culture....

19. Probe launched into new public transport buses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probe-launched-into-new-public-transport-buses

The buses of the new public transport company covering Nicosia and Larnaca are set to be placed under the microscope of the departments of road transport and electrical and mechanical services, after several accidents and the death of one bus driver were recorded since the new buses began making the rounds on July 5....

20. Young woman dies in hospital after brutal crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-woman-dies-in-hospital-after-brutal-crash

A young local woman died in hospital over the weekend, ten days after a brutal car crash caused by an illegal overtake, with reports saying her organs have been donated to patients in Cyprus and Greece...

21. Bus driver death marred by bus wars

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bus-driver-death-marred-by-bus-wars

A labour union is calling for a full investigation into Monday’s fatal accident involving a bus driver, with reports of bus wars emerging in the background over the company’s plan to introduce a new split-shift schedule...

22. Over one thousand booked in three-day islandwide police operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-one-thousand-booked-in-three-day-islandwide-police-operation

Police booked over 1,100 people since Friday in the framework of an islandwide operation aiming to stamp out delinquency and prevent road accidents....

23. EU bird populations on decline for decades, Eurostat shows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-bird-populations-have-been-declining-for-decades-eurostat-shows

Bird populations in the EU have been declining for several decades, data released by Eurostat on Friday, that marked World Environment Day, showed....

24. EU issues '10 commandments' for safe travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-issues-10-commandments-for-safe-travel

As EU countries gradually lift confinement measures, Europeans may be able to travel this summer, provided the health situation and national restrictions allow....

25. Forest department issues code red

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/forest-department-issues-code-red

The forest department has issued a Code Red warning citizens to abstain from any activity that could cause a fire, as incidents continue to pop up across the island...

26. V-E Day marked the turning point towards a democratic, prosperous, and peaceful future

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/v-e-day-marked-the-turning-point-towards-a-democratic-prosperous-and-peaceful-future

Today is the 75th anniversary of the Allied Victory in Europe in World War II - “V-E Day.” This is a day to remember and honor the shared sacrifice, enduring commitment, and unflinching bravery of the Allied forces and the underground movements in defeating Fascism in Europe. We also remember the immense sorrow and misery suffered by so many, and we recognize the bravery and sacrifice of tens of millions of civilians in the Second World War....

27. Minister keeps bus drivers on their toes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-keeps-bus-drivers-on-their-toes

Transport Minister Yiannis karousos made an unannounced visit to a bus transit location on Friday to experience firsthand the implementation of public health guidelines...

28. Storms expected to pop up across Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/storms-expected-to-pop-up-across-cyprus

Weather officials issued a yellow warning for Cyprus on Tuesday, citing high chances of thunderstorms and hail in the early afternoon...

29. Police checks to be stepped up as restrictions loosen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-checks-to-be-stepped-up-as-restrictions-loosen

Cyprus police won’t be easing up on checks as the island gradually begins to loosen restriction measures, on the contrary, patrols will be stepped up, the Chief of Police stressed....

30. Lifting restrictions signal progress, but concerns high over relapse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lifting-of-restrictions-sign-of-progress-but-concerns-high-over-relapse

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said Wednesday that with the island moving toward recovering from the coronavirus outbreak, the gradual lifting of measures set to begin next week is a testament of the progress being made, but it also a source of intense concern over a potential relapse....

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