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1. Cyprus records single new coronavirus case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-records-single-new-case

The Republic of Cyprus recorded one new coronavirus case on Wednesday, involving a close family contact of another known case, with whom new case travelled to Cyprus from Bulgaria last week....

2. Govt mulling over state guarantee scheme for Cyprus students in UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/govt-mulling-over-state-guarantee-scheme-for-cyprus-students-in-uk

Cyprus Ministers and MPs put their heads together on Wednesday to find ways of dealing with the UK’s decision to end home fee status for EU students from the 2021-22 academic year....

3. Cyprus slams Turkey over fish wars

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-slams-turkey-over-fish-wars

Republic of Cyprus Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis issued an indicting statement against Turkey this week, when he accused that country of illegal activities in Cypriot waters during a fisheries control teleconference...

4. Berlin ready to support Cyprus solution process

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/berlin-ready-to-support-cyprus-solution-process

Berlin intends to be supportive if asked to do so by all parties involved in Cyprus settlement efforts, the Ambassador of Germany to Cyprus, Franz Josef Kremp, told the Cyprus News Agency....

5. New Police Chief sworn in amid sweeping modernization of the force

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-police-chief-sworn-an-amid-sweeping-modernization-of-the-force

The new Chief of Police Stelios Papatheodorou and Deputy Chief Christos Mavri were sworn in at the Presidential Palace on Tuesday, with President Nicos Anastasiades stating that one of their main concerns should be restoration of the feeling of safety among the public....

6. Student’s letter causes media storm

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A student in Nicosia is taking social media by storm, after she wrote a letter criticizing school prayer and how religion is being taught in state schools in the Republic of Cyprus...

7. North sending mixed signals over opening to Turkey on July 1

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-sending-mixed-signals-over-opening-to-turkey-on-july-1

The Turkish Cypriot administration was giving off mixed signals over plans to restore connectivity with Turkey on July 1, with head of the administration Ersin Tatar stating Thursday it had decided to stick to the decision and double-check arrivals for the virus, contradicting statements made Wednesday by Kudret Ozersay, in charge of foreign affairs in the north, who said that the administration had failed to reach a final decision and was considering to re-evaluate the move....

8. KPMG launches series of technical webinars

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/kpmg-launches-series-of-technical-webinars

9. Student and detainee two of three new coronavirus cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/student-and-detainee-two-of-three-new-coronavirus-cases

A Health Ministry announcement confirmed that three new coronavirus cases emerged on Tuesday after 1,473 samples were checked for the virus....

10. Medical supplies, laptops flown over from China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/medical-supplies-laptops-flown-over-from-china

A fresh batch of medical supplies and consumables to assist the island’s battle against coronavirus arrived on Sunday evening from China on a flight chartered by the Transport Ministry....

11. Communion ritual unchanged in Orthodox Church despite virus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/communion-ritual-unchanged-in-orthodox-church-despite-virus

One by one, the children and adults line up for the centuries-old ritual of Holy Communion, trying to keep a proper social distance. The priest dips a spoon into the chalice of bread and wine, which the faithful believe is the body and blood of Christ, and puts it into the mouth of the first person in line....

12. Kindergartens, nurseries to reopen early next month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kindergartens-nurseries-to-reopen-early-next-month

The health advisory committee is looking toward the first 10 days of June for the reopening of kindergartens and nurseries, as the epidemiological development of Cyprus appears to be moving into a direction that can guarantee the safety of the move....

13. 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....

14. Clustering on first day of phase two 'not ideal', expert said

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clustering-on-first-day-of-phase-two-not-ideal-expert-said

Four new coronavirus cases emerged on Friday from a bulk of 1,970 samples tested for the virus, the Health Ministry’s daily briefing announced....

15. Students flock to schools, but many parents remain wary

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/students-flock-to-schools-but-many-parents-remain-wary

As primary and middle school students returned to school classrooms on Thursday as part of the second phase of the relaxation of measures, Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou said that Cyprus as a whole has earned this ability to gradually return to normality, but reports signalled not all parents were thrilled with the idea of sending their children to school....

16. 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....

17. Students, teachers to be educated on e-learning methods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/students-teachers-to-be-educated-on-e-learning-methods

The first classes to be offered to primary and middle school students once back at school will focus on distance learning as a method of education, Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou said Tuesday....

18. Forest department issues code red

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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...

19. Government to enshrine e-learning education in law

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The government will be moving to enshrine distance learning education in law, Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou said Monday....

20. Change of plans in return of students to schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/change-of-plans-in-return-of-students-to-schools

With less than a week left until schools fully resume operation on May 21 as part of the second phase of the relaxation of restriction measures, Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou announced Friday that not all students will be returning to classrooms, as per the initial plan....

21. COVID-19 outbreak both a curse and a blessing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-outbreak-both-a-curse-and-a-blessing

The coronavirus pandemic in Cyprus has come as both a curse and a blessing, as it forced authorities to move with unprecedented speeds toward a digital transformation, Deputy Minister for Research, Innovation and Digital Policy Kyriacos Kokkinos said Thursday....

22. Teachers refuse to livestream their classrooms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teachers-refuse-to-livestream-their-classrooms

Public school teachers in the classroom remain firm on their refusal to live stream lessons online, saying it would be unproductive and dangerous, while reports point to a fear over internet memes...

23. Schools in the north sit out rest of the year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-in-the-north-sit-year-out

Officials in the north say schools will remain closed through the end of the academic year, as debate in the south rages on over the government’s decision to gradually open public schools...

24. High school seniors back to school

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Around ten thousand high school seniors returned to public schools on Monday, after almost two months away from their classes due to the restrictive measures to curb the spread of coronavirus...

25. President and Education Minister brush off mounting concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-and-education-minister-brush-off-mounting-concerns

As concern mounts over the Cyprus government’s decision to send children back to school on May 21, Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou issued a press conference Friday morning to clarify how the return of students to classrooms will play out....

26. 20,000 coronavirus tests to target school staff and students

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/20-000-coronavirus-tests-to-target-school-staff-and-students

After news that schools will be reopening doors for students of all levels on May 21 sparked debate and concern among the Cyprus public, Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou said Thursday that a round of 20,000 coronavirus tests will be launched, targeting school staff and students....

27. Schools to open doors on May 21

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-to-open-doors-on-may-21

With students of graduating classes set to return to school on Monday, the government agreed on a plan for the safe return of the remaining classes on May 21....

28. The four phases of Cyprus' lockdown exit roadmap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-four-phases-of-cyprus-lockdown-exit-roadmap

The Health Minister on Thursday gave a detailed overview of the four phases of Cyprus’ lockdown exit roadmap, which will be subject to adjustments based on how well the island responds to the gradual easing of restrictions....

29. Graduating classes go back to school on May 11

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/graduating-classes-go-back-to-school-on-may-11

Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou said students of graduating classes of private and public secondary schools, who are set to return to school on May 11, will participate in classes in groups of 12, while schools will enforce strict safety measures for the safety of both students and teachers....

30. Cyprus announces 'timid first steps' in easing restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-announces-timid-first-steps-in-easing-restrictions

In a televised national address on Wednesday night, President Nicos Anastasiades presented the detailed plan of the first two phases of Cyprus’ lockdown exit plan, with the first phase, which will see a timid resumption of the economy and a small loosening of restrictions on individual freedoms, set to begin on May 4....

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