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1. Government seeks lawful ways to counter strike

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-seeks-lawful-ways-to-counter-strike

State public schools remain empty during a 48-hour strike that started Tuesday morning, with teachers threatening to take legal action and the government seeking ways to defuse the situation...

2. Government scrambles to counter teacher strike

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-scrambles-to-counter-teacher-strike

The government is putting together measures to minimise the impact of next week’s teacher strike, with the education minister saying he is willing to pick things up with the unions from where they were left off at the last handshake...

3. Teachers and government clash over strike

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teachers-and-government-clash-over-strike

Union teachers decided Wednesday to go on a rolling strike, starting with a 48-hour industrial action next week while warning the government this is only the beginning...

4. Cyprus launches website for film industry

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-launches-website-for-film-industry

The Cyprus Investment Promotion Industry (Invest Cyprus) launched on Tuesday the Scheme for the promotion of the filming industry, presenting the online platform where interested parties can apply for cash rebates and other incentives for their productions...

5. Cabinet meets to address teacher crisis

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-meets-to-address-teacher-crisis

The Cabinet is holding an emergency session Tuesday at noon to discuss the teacher crisis, with a whole host of problems in the backdrop including a slowdown by the unions...

6. Indian President speaks of shared values with Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/indian-president-speaks-of-shared-values-with-cyprus

Indian President Ram Nath Kovind addressed on Monday the House of Representatives plenary in the presence of Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and spoke of the shared values and deep relations between Cyprus and India...

7. Private schools unaffected by labour dispute

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/private-schools-unaffected-by-labour-dispute

8. Teachers 'go slow' to show dissent

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teachers-go-slow-to-show-dissent

State teachers in public schools will take industrial action by ‘going slow’ in the first few days back to school, as unions seek a stronger mandate from members by asking them to approve a general strike...

9. Education crisis at end of tether

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/education-crisis-at-end-of-tether

Difficult days lie ahead in public education, with state teachers unions saying a last-minute proposal by ruling party Disy, at least at face value, is no different than the latest government measures already rejected...

10. Teacher demo forces eleventh hour debate

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teacher-demo-forces-eleventh-hour-debate

The government is contemplating a suggestion that would allow proposed education measures to take hold but only through the end of the calendar year, in exchange of labour peace and talks with the teachers unions...

11. Teachers march nine thousand-strong

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Thousands of demonstrators descended on Presidential Palace Avenue on Tuesday, protesting a Cabinet decision to trim down the number of class-exempt teaching hours in state schools...

12. Nicosia roads close as teachers march

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-roads-close-as-teachers-march

Traffic police say there will be road closures in Nicosia on Tuesday late afternoon due to a scheduled teacher demonstration where thousands of educators are expected to join...

13. Ozersay accuses south of putting the clamps on north

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ozersay-accuses-south-of-putting-the-clamps-on-north

A Turkish Cypriot top official has accused the Foreign Ministry of the Republic of Cyprus of unfairly targeting the shipping industry and universities in the north at a time when there are calls for better relations between the two communities...

14. Teachers regroup ahead of big demonstration

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teachers-regroup-ahead-of-big-demonstration

States teachers unions rejected over the weekend a government attempt to seek middle ground in budgeting exempted hours, saying they had nothing to do with the proposal and warning they would resist any change without mutual agreement...

15. President makes final offer to teachers

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-makes-final-offer-to-teachers

President Nicos Anastasiades has weighed in on the ongoing debacle between state educators and the government, drawing up a final offer to teachers and expecting an answer before the weekend is out...

16. Education debacle full of suspense

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/education-debacle-full-of-suspense

The president is weighing in on the ongoing debate between the government and state educators in a last ditch effort to avoid a bumpy start of the school year, but it is not clear whether the highly contested issue of budgeting hours will be taken off the table...

17. Come back, support Greece

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/come-back-support-greece

We are caught between celebrations over Greece’s “clean exit” from the bailout programs on one hand and, on the other, allegations that the country has effectively signed up to what can be considered a “fourth memorandum” and is headed to economic disaster....

18. Stephen Lillie: There is only plan A for Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stephen-lillie-there-is-only-plan-a-for-cyprus

There is a clear plan A for Cyprus, that of a bi-zonal, bi-communal federation solution, and there is no plan B, UK High Commissioner in Nicosia, Stephen Lillie, has told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA), stressing that “for plan A to succeed the negotiations need to be well prepared, and the public opinion needs to be well prepared” as well....

19. Kids become archaeologists for a day at Ancient Corinth

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kids-become-archaeologists-for-a-day-at-ancient-corinth

A colorful and joyful gaggle of 31 kids head down a narrow footpath to an excavation site at Ancient Corinth. They are all carrying backpacks and wearing identical green hats to protect them from the hot sun. ...

20. Britain’s Cypriot dialect under pressure

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-s-cypriot-dialect-under-pressure

London, 1990. Six-year old Skevi, of Cypriot background, was late for class at her Greek community school, which left her unable to find somewhere to sit....

21. No labour peace as schools open next month

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-labour-peace-as-schools-open-next-month

State teachers and the government failed to reach an agreement this week, with the education minister saying the unions were placing demands that cannot be addressed before September and accusing them of avoiding the budgeting issue...

22. Wanted: A respected person for assistance effort

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/wanted-a-respected-person-for-assistance-effort

After the cries of despair come the calls for help and the need for long-term support. The victims of the lethal inferno that devastated eastern Attica on July 23 don’t just need words of solidarity but deeds too....

23. Archbishop favours scrapping five religious school holidays

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/archbishop-favours-scrapping-five-religious-school-holidays

Archbishop Chrysostomos says religious holidays on school days no longer serve their purpose, suggesting that five of them should be eliminated while also taking a jab at union teachers...

24. Gap in education talks seems unbridgeable

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gap-in-education-talks-seems-unbridgeable

A truce agreed upon ten days ago by state teachers and the government, which aimed to help reengage in a dialogue on school reform, appears to be collapsing...

25. Teachers agree to a truce

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teachers-agree-to-a-truce

Three unions representing high school state educators have agreed to a truce with the government, in order to reengage in a weeklong dialogue aimed at finding common ground in school reform...

26. Security Council renews UNFICYP mandate

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/security-council-renews-unficyp-mandate

The Security Council authorized a six‑month mandate renewal for the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) on Thursday, unanimously adopting resolution 2430 (2018)...

27. UNFICYP draft ready for a vote

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-draft-ready-for-a-vote

Members of the UN Security Council finally agreed on a draft for extending UNFICYP for another six months, with the US showing it could more easily get the attention of its peers next time if there is little progress in peace talks...

28. President invites enraged teachers to Palace

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-invites-enraged-teachers-to-palace

President Nicos Anastasiades has extended an invitation to public education union leaders in order to have an open dialogue on school reorganisation...

29. Teachers up in arms as minister rejects ultimatum

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teachers-up-in-arms-as-minister-rejects-ultimatum

Unions of state educators are fuming as Education Minister Costas Hambiarouis rejected their ultimatum to start dialogue from scratch in public school reform...

30. Woman returns €10,000 she stole from breast cancer society

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-stole-€10-000-from-breast-cancer-society

An employee at the Europa Donna Cyprus, a breast cancer awareness society, was arrested for stealing over €10,000 from the charity...