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1. Limassol to launch targeted testing, Paphos results come in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-to-launch-targeted-testing-paphos-results-come-in

Efforts are underway to launch targeted testing in Limassol after the group of experts consulting the Health Ministry said there was a need to get a clearer picture of the situation there, as officially Limassol currently hosts the least numbers of confirmed cases....

2. Covid-19 death toll in Greece rises to 81

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-covid-19-death-toll-in-greece-rises-to-81

Greece’s coronavirus toll has risen to 81 with the death of a 42-year-old man in the northern port city of Thessaloniki and of an 84-year-old woman in Athens....

3. Larnaca and Paphos to launch targeted sampling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-and-paphos-to-launch-targeted-sampling

The government is planning to draw up a plan for targeted coronavirus sampling among the residents of Larnaca and Paphos, which host the highest numbers of confirmed cases, the Health Minister announced on Thursday. ...

4. British Bases 'hand in hand' with Republic of Cyprus in Covid-19 battle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-bases-hand-in-hand-with-republic-of-cyprus-in-covid-19-battle

The British Bases in Cyprus go hand in hand with the Republic of Cyprus in the fight against the spread of COVID-19, SBA Administrator, Major General Rob Thomson, said on Thursday, noting that the Bases have been implementing the exact same measures as the ones adopted by the Republic of Cyprus....

5. Pressure mounts to increase measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pressure-mounts-to-increase-measures

A crucial meeting at the Presidential Palace on Monday is expected to discuss whether tighter measures are needed in the fight of the coronavirus pandemic, following reports over the weekend that people were defying public health advice...

6. Officials cave in after airport tension

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-cave-in-after-airport-tension

Government officials got a taste of their own medicine on Monday after students who flew in without complying with the latest coronavirus guidelines were granted an exception after hours of tension at the airports and inside the plane...

7. The north in turmoil after first coronavirus case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-north-in-turmoil-after-first-coronavirus-case

The north was hurled into turmoil on Tuesday after confirming its first coronavirus case, with authorities in the north moving to place hotels in lockdown, health services placing tens of persons in isolation, and the ‘government’ shutting primary and secondary schools until March 16, with universities in the north being the next possible target of intervention....

8. No spectators at Tokyo 2020 Games torch lighting ceremony

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-spectators-at-tokyo-2020-games-torch-lighting-ceremony

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics torch lighting ceremony in ancient Olympia will be the first in more 35 years to be held without spectators after organizers on Monday introduced tighter measures to protect against the coronavirus....

9. Guards use tear gas to disperse hundreds of migrants at Greek-Turkish border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guards-use-tear-gas-to-disperse-hundreds-of-migrants-at-greek-turkish-border

Guards on Greece’s northeastern land border with Turkey made “deterrent use” of tear gas to disperse some 500 refugees and migrants trying to enter the country and the European Union after Ankara loosened controls on migrant flows....

10. Greek islanders strike over new migrant camps, government says no alternative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-islanders-strike-over-new-migrant-camps-government-says-no-alternative

Greek island residents went on strike for a second day on Thursday, stepping up protests against government plans for new migrant camps on five islands after violent clashes with police....

11. Greek Government to proceed with new island camps, despite reactions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-government-to-proceed-with-new-island-camps-despite-reactions

The Greek government is determined to move ahead with its plan to build new holding facilities for migrants and refugees as part of a plan to accelerate asylum procedures and deportations on the five islands hosting camps, its spokesman said on Tuesday, amid reactions to the scheme from island residents....

12. Nicosia stabbing sparks migration debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-stabbing-sparks-migration-debate

Debate over crime and migration in the Republic of Cyprus was renewed this week following a video showing the moment a young man was killed in downtown Nicosia as well as statements by officials regarding foreigners on the island...

13. Israeli investment announced for Larnaca port

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-investment-announced-for-larnaca-port

Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos hinted at a deal with Israeli investors, saying they are ready to throw 1 billion at Larnaca’s port project...

14. Book Your Wedding Day celebrates 10K milestone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/book-your-wedding-day-celebrates-10k-milestone

Global pioneering wedding tourism platform BookYourWeddingDay.com reached a significant milestone on Sunday, February 2nd2020, having received its 10,000thwedding booking since its launch!...

15. More flamingos in near-death condition, Animal Party says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-flamingos-in-near-death-condition-animal-party-says

The Animal Party called on Interior Minister Nicos Nouris to take action for the protection of the Larnaca Salt Lake flamingos which continue to be at risk, expressing strong concern over a statement made by the Director of the Game and Fauna service who seems to have said “so what if some out of so many thousands die?”...

16. Flamingo deaths raise alarm in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flamingo-deaths-raise-alarm-in-cyprus

Over a dozen flamingos were found dead at Aliki salt lake in Larnaca, with officials playing down the incident while members of the Green party are calling for an investigation...

17. DP World Limassol agrees to revise policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dp-world-limassol-agrees-to-revise-policy

Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos has been promised a change of policy at DP World Limassol, with the company saying it would service more than two cruise ships in a given day following complaints...

18. New Ayia Napa mayor to fight for autonomy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-ayia-napa-mayor-to-fight-for-autonomy

Newly-elected Ayia Napa mayor says he will stay the course in the fight to keep the resort town autonomous, while pushing for reform...

19. Some new faces in cabinet reshuffle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/some-new-faces-in-cabinet-reshuffle

The government has announced the latest Cabinet shuffle by President Nicos Anastasiades, with a combination of current office holders appointed to new posts and the appearance of some new faces...

20. Bicycle route prank still a mystery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bicycle-route-prank-still-a-mystery

There were still no clear answers over an apparent prank in Limassol where a private company allegedly grabbed some paint and clumsily drew bicycle routes that could be dangerous and illegal...

21. Sharp increase in migrant arrivals in past 5 months, says minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sharp-increase-in-migrant-arrivals-in-past-5-months-says-minister

Greece's migration minister said Wednesday there was a 200 percent jump in the number of migrants and refugees who have reached Greek shores in the last five months....

22. Trump impeachment inquiry begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-impeachment-inquiry-begins

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday launched a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, accusing him of seeking foreign help to smear Democratic rival Joe Biden ahead of next year’s election...

23. Giuliani implicates Cyprus in Biden claim

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/giuliani-implicates-cyprus-in-biden-claim

President Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani has implicated Cyprus in Ukrainian money laundering assertions he has made regarding Joe Biden’s son Hunter...

24. Churchill's grandson to be expelled from Conservative Party

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/churchill-s-grandson-to-be-expelled-from-conservative-party

Nicholas Soames, the grandson of Britain’s World War Two leader Winston Churchill, will be expelled from the Conservative Party after voting against Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Brexit...

25. Macbeth premieres at Paphos medieval castle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/macbeth-premieres-at-paphos-medieval-castle

The first of three performances of Giuseppe Verdi’s masterpiece Macbeth is staged on Friday at the square of the Medieval Castle in Paphos...

26. Limassol hosts annual wine festival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/limassol-hosts-annual-wine-festival

It’s that joyful time of the year again when Limassol holds its annual Wine Festival, where visitors and wine enthusiasts can have state-sponsored fun just like locals did back in antiquity...

27. Ayia Napa C2 holds grand opening

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ayia-napa-c2-holds-grand-opening

The Ayia Napa satellite casino is having its grand opening on Wednesday right in the heart of the resort town...

28. Stepping into power, Johnson seeks more diverse cabinet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stepping-into-power-johnson-seeks-more-diverse-cabinet

Taking over as prime minister on Wednesday, Boris Johnson is expected to unveil a more diverse top team in a government to be tasked with delivering Brexit by the end of October, with or without a deal. ...

29. Two new recycling and composting programmes in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2-two-new-recycling-and-composting-programmes-in-limassol

Limassol Municipality is going ahead with the implementation of two new recycling and composting programmes aiming to properly manage waste by reducing, reusing and recycling it. ...

30. Boris Johnson set to become next UK PM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-johnson-set-to-become-next-uk-pm

Boris Johnson is expected to be elected leader of Britain’s governing Conservative Party and the country’s next prime minister on Tuesday, tasked with following through on his “do or die” pledge to deliver Brexit in just over three months time. ...

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