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1. Damning State Dep. report highlights Cyprus human rights issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/damning-state-dep-report-highlights-cyprus-human-rights-issues

A US State Department country report on human rights practices in 2020 proved damning for Cyprus which was found to have had significant human rights issues last year....

2. Nicosia honors victims of pandemic together with other EU cities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-honors-victims-of-pandemic-together-with-other-eu-cities

Along with cities all over Europe, Nicosia participated on Wednesday in a minute of silence for the victims of the coronavirus pandemic which broke out last year...

3. Carnival revels cause national furor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/carnival-revels-cause-national-furor

Officials and health experts but also citizens were furious over the holiday weekend after carnival lovers in Limassol defied pandemic restrictions and gathered downtown for public celebration, with police onsite choosing not to confront the situation...

4. Livadia residents upset over 5G antennas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/livadia-residents-upset-over-5g-antennas

Local residents in Larnaca district have been mounting a campaign against the installation of a 5G antenna on the rooftop of a supermarket, accusing the telecommunications company of acting illegally...

5. Archbishop will restore demolished houses, DISY Councillor says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/archbishop-will-restore-demolished-houses-disy-councillor-says

Attorney General Giorgos Savvides, weighed in on the commotion caused by the Archbishopric’s unlawful demolition on Monday of four listed houses adjacent of its under-construction Cathedral project in the old town of Nicosia....

6. Mayor defends pushing for vaccinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-mayor-defends-pushing-for-vaccinations

The leadership of a trade union has accused Larnaca Mayor Andreas Vyras of threatening a group of staff at a senior home over their refusal to get vaccinated for COVID-19, with the official saying he only pleaded with them to reconsider...

7. Officials want young people settle in Strovilia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-want-young-people-settle-strovilia

Dherynia officials are seeking ways to have young people populate abandoned homes in Strovilia, on British Base soil, despite challenges stemming from restrictions that were somewhat eased last year...

8. Paphos wipes out Ottoman street name

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-wipes-out-ottoman-street-name

The city council in Paphos has voted to rename Talaat Pasha street, after examining a request representing interests within the Armenian community...

9. Cyprus, US officials mark 'watershed' moment in bilateral relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-us-officials-mark-watershed-moment-in-bilateral-relations

Cypriot Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides and acting US Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf attended the groundbreaking ceremony of the Cyprus Center for Land, Open-Seas and Port Security (CYCLOPS) took place in Larnaca on Monday, with the two officials lauding the strong partnership between Cyprus and the US as well as the crucial role that the training center will play in the region....

10. Protesters defy ban on peaceful assembly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-defy-ban-on-peaceful-assembly

Harsh words against the police and a handful of arrests marred the weekend in Paphos and Limassol, after small numbers of protesters and riot police came face to face on Saturday over the right to protest in public...

11. Limassol on fire again amid lockdown protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-on-fire-again-amid-lockdown-protests

There were battlefield scenes in Limassol once again as residents took to the streets to demonstrate against lockdown measures, with riot police stepping in after hard core protesters caused chaos downtown...

12. Rare show of solidarity after deadly quake

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rare-show-of-solidarity-after-deadly-quake

The leaders of Turkey and Greece communicated a rare sense of solidarity to each other in the wake of a deadly earthquake in the Aegean, felt in both Athens and Istanbul...

13. Varosha getting revamp ahead of Erdogan visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/varosha-getting-revamp-ahead-of-erdogan-visit

Preparations have begun within Varosha ahead of the upcoming visit of the Turkish President. Recent information points suggests that the Turkish government is moving ahead with significant interventions and revamp projects on the coastal front of the fenced-off city, which was re-opened by Turkish Cypriot authorities, with Turkey’s support, earlier this month....

14. Two ministers and deputy shipping minister in isolation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-ministers-and-deputy-shipping-minister-in-isolation

Transport minster Yiannis Karousos, defence minister Charalambos Petrides and the deputy shipping minister Vasilis Demetriades all went into isolation on Tuesday after a close associate of the transport minister tested positive for the virus....

15. President condemns Dherynia checkpoint ruckus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-condemns-dherynia-checkpoint-ruckus

President Nicos Anastasiades described Sunday night’s demonstration by fans of a local football club at the Dherynia checkpoint as “unacceptable and condemnable.”...

16. Asif Sadiq at Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asif-sadiq-at-digital-agenda-cyprus-summit-2020

Asif is Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion at adidas, prior to which he was the Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging for The Telegraph Media Group. He was previously the Head of Diversity and Inclusiveness for EY Financial Services and the Head of the Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Unit for the City of London Police. He is a Multi-Award Winning Diversity and Inclusion expert with over 15 years experience and a proven track record in achieving operational and strategic targets, managing quality, performance, risk and change....

17. Commission presents new migration plan for EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-europe-seeks-to-overhaul-defunct-migration-policies

The European Union's executive proposed on Wednesday overhauling the bloc's broken migration and asylum rules, seeking to end years of feuds and bitterness over the many people fleeing conflict and poverty in the Middle East and Africa....

18. Nea Salamina players, staff violate quarantine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nea-salamina-players-staff-violate-quarantine

The local first division football club Nea Salamina announced eight coronavirus cases involving players and staff, piling onto the 11 already detected among the club in recent days, with the health ministry revealing Tuesday that the majority of the new cases failed to self-isolate as instructed due to being contacts of those previously announced....

19. Nearly 100 asylum seekers flown out of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nearly-100-asylum-seekers-flown-out-of-cyprus

Fourteen unaccompanied minors have been transferred from the Republic of Cyprus to Finland, while another 84 foreign nationals were flown back to their countries in what the government described as ‘voluntary returns'...

20. Traffic cameras by early 2021, transport minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/traffic-cameras-by-early-2021-transport-minister-says

The installation of traffic cameras across the Cyprus road network is scheduled to begin in early 2021, transport minister Yiannis Karousos said Thursday....

21. Fires erupt at Moria refugee camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fires-erupt-at-moria-refugee-camp

Thousands of migrants fled a camp under COVID-19 lockdown after multiple fires gutted much of the site on the Greek island of Lesvos, authorities said early Wednesday...

22. Tourism sector in Ayia Napa, Protaras records €15m loss in 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-sector-in-ayia-napa-protaras-records-€15m-loss-in-2020

The tourism sector of the eastern coastal destinations of Ayia Napa and Protaras suffered losses estimated at €15 million during the current tourist season as a result of the stem in tourist arrivals against the backdrop of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic....

23. Foreigners cramped in 5x5 units in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-dwellers-cramped-in-5x5-units-in-paphos

Paphos Mayor Phedonas Phedonos has pointed the finger at white collar crimes after a “shocking experience” Monday night when he saw first-hand foreign nationals living in poor conditions in violation of city ordinances...

24. Nicosia mayor weighs in on migrant housing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-mayor-weighs-in-on-migrant-housing

Nicosia Mayor Constantinos Yiorkadjis has suggested asylum applicants be barred from residing downtown until their applications are adjudicated, while also calling on the government for a 'clearer housing policy'...

25. Mackenzie Beach closed off after sewage spill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mackenzie-beach-closed-off-after-sewage-spill

The strip of sea at Larnaca’s Mackenzie Beach was closed off to the public on Thursday after a damaged sewer pipe led to sewage spilling into the sea there, with local authorities expressing hope that the water could be made safe for swimming by the weekend....

26. At least seven die in massive flood on Evia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/one-still-missing-in-deadly-flood-on-evia

At least seven people died and one person was still missing after a storm hit the Greek island of Evia early Sunday, causing massive floods and blocking exit roads...

27. Thirteen new cases raise alarm in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thirteen-new-cases-raise-alarm-in-cyprus

The government of the Republic of Cyprus has issued a decree mandating 3000 randomized coronavirus tests in public places, while another 5000 tests were ordered in Limassol after an alarming spike in the southern town including 13 new cases in one day...

28. Tseriou Avenue revamp plans picking up speed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tseriou-avenue-revamp-plans-picking-up-speed

29. Cypriot minister rides bicycle boom wave

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-rides-bicycle-boom-wave

Bicycle commuting conditions around town may not be ideal in Cyprus but a minister is on a mission to change that, with reports saying a proposal may soon reach the Cabinet...

30. Global coronavirus cases top 10 million; deaths surge past 500,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-coronavirus-cases-top-10-million-deaths-surge-past-500-000

The world surpassed two sobering coronavirus milestones Sunday -- 500,000 confirmed deaths, 10 million confirmed cases -- and hit another high mark for daily new infections as governments that attempted reopenings continued to backtrack and warn that worse news could be yet to come....

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