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1. Cyprus moving forward with more relaxations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-moving-forward-with-more-relaxations

The Cabinet on Thursday agreed to move forward with a steady lifting of restrictions, as starting Monday each week will see additional relaxations culminating in the lifting of restrictions on food and drink businesses on March 16....

2. Rare Cyprus snake found in Machairas national forest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rare-cyprus-snake-found-in-machairas-national-forest-park

The Forestry Department announced Tuesday that it located a rare Cyprus grass snake at two locations in the Machairas national forest park....

3. Activists say lead pellets threaten flamingos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/activists-say-hunters-lead-pellets-threaten-flamingos

Conservationists in Cyprus are urging authorities to expand a hunting ban throughout a coastal salt lake network amid concerns that migrating flamingos could potentially swallow lethal quantities of lead shotgun pellets...

4. Cyprus fires up engines as lockdown eases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fires-up-engines-as-lockdown-eases

The Republic of Cyprus launched on Monday a gradual unlock of a three-week lockdown, citing signs of improvement with fewer hospitalizations and a major ramp up in the state’s rapid testing strategy...

5. Police limit cars in Troodos square

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-limit-cars-in-troodos-square

Police say they will limit the number of vehicles allowed into or near Troodos Square, following reports of health protocol violations, in an effort to slow down the rapid spread of COVID-19...

6. Smoothening the cliff edge in EU-UK relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/smoothening-the-cliff-edge-in-eu-uk-relations

The Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) between the United Kingdom and the European Union came into effect on January 1, 2021, capping a tumultuous four-and-a-half-year period since the shocking result of the July 2016 Brexit referendum, in which 51.9% of the British voters voted in favor of leaving the EU. Subject to the delayed assent of the European Parliament, this UK-EU free trade agreement (FTA) extends zero-tariff and quota-free trade in goods between the two economic areas....

7. Cyprus, US sign Declaration of Intent on border security

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-us-sign-declaration-of-intent-on-border-security

Cyprus and the USA signed on Tuesday a Declaration of Intent on strengthening cooperation on border security issues, in view of enhancing their capacity to counter common threats and foster stability in the region. ...

8. Turkey shrugs off effect of sanctions as EUCO looms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-shrugs-off-effect-of-sanctions-as-euco-looms

The intense consultations between European Union member-states on the bloc’s response to Turkish aggression in recent months are expected to continue until the 11th hour before the start of Thursday’s crucial leaders summit. ...

9. KPMG survey shows biodiversity-related risk remains under-reported

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/kpmg-survey-shows-biodiversity-related-risk-remains-under-reported

While it is notable that 80% of the world’s 250 largest companies now report on sustainability, biodiversity-related risk remains significantly under-reported by the global business community...

10. Health ministry responds to questions on new measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-responds-to-questions-on-new-measures

The health ministry on Monday responded to five questions regarding the new restriction measures that are to affect the island until mid-December....

11. Cyprus lockdown question still open-ended

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-lockdown-question-still-open-ended

President Nicos Anastasiades hinted at further measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 following last weekend’s spike, but the nature and scope of a potential second lockdown remains unknown until his meets with his Cabinet on Wednesday...

12. Biden plans ahead as Trump refuses to concede

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-plans-ahead-as-trump-refuses-to-concede

Democrat Joe Biden began preparing on Sunday to deal with the coronavirus and other problems that will confront him as president of a divided America, while President Donald Trump planned campaign-style rallies to contest the election...

13. US and Russia take liberties over Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-and-russia-take-liberties-over-cyprus

The Republic of Cyprus was in a diplomatic pickle this week, after US officials urged the island to follow through with banning Russian naval ships, prompting Moscow’s reaction...

14. Cyprus takes another crack at COVID

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-takes-another-crack-at-covid

President Nicos Anastasiades got personal in his address to the nation on Wednesday night, calling on citizens to do their fair share to stop the spread of the coronavirus while announcing stricter measures in all districts including a night curfew...

15. Cyprus FM expresses grave concern over Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fm-expresses-grave-concern-over-turkey

The Cyprus Foreign Minister, Nikos Christodoulides, stressed before his Council of Europe counterparts on Wednesday the need for a full implementation of European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) judgments, including the Interstate Case of Cyprus against Turkey, while expressing his grave concern for the escalating Turkish provocations against Cyprus....

16. Bill introduces femicide in penal code

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-introduces-femicide-in-penal-code

A new bill proposal calling for femicide to be recognized officially as a sex-based hate crime has been submitted to the House legal affairs committee, with proponents saying the term would be helpful for prosecutorial reasons while some critics say the law might be sexist...

17. Cyprus leaders agree to disagree

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leaders-agree-to-disagree

The two leaders from divided Cyprus’ two communities met in the UN buffer zone in Nicosia on Tuesday, following last month’s elections in the north, with both men agreeing in principle to an informal five-party meeting but not without expressing reservations...

18. Over 200,000 tonnes of plastic leaking into the Mediterranean each year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-200-000-tonnes-of-plastic-leaking-into-the-mediterranean-each-year

A new IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) report finds that an estimated 229,000 tonnes of plastic is leaking into the Mediterranean Sea every year, equivalent to over 500 shipping containers each day. Unless significant measures are taken to address mismanaged waste, the main source of the leakage, this will at least double by 2040. ...

19. Mountain areas tourism product to get new boost

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mountain-areas-tourism-product-to-get-new-boost

The deputy tourism ministry is joining forces with the forestry department to upgrade the tourism product of mountain and rural areas, focusing on improving nature trails, shelters facilitating bicycle tourism, and other projects aiming to upgrade forest recreation areas. ...

20. EC: Cyprus, Malta golden passport schemes in violation of EU law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-launches-infringement-procedures-against-cyprus-golden-passports

The European Commission launched infringement procedures against Cyprus and Malta on Tuesday in response to their ‘golden passport’ schemes, and allowed a two-month period for the countries to respond in writing to the Commission’s warning letter....

21. Megatrends that will shape the future

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/megatrends-that-will-shape-the-future

EY’s recent report, Megatrends 2020 and beyond, examines the new "megatrends", the forces that created them and their potential impact...

22. Cypriot minister has one regret over passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-has-one-regret-over-passports

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides, who oversaw Cyprus' disgraced golden passport scheme while he was serving as interior minister, says he should have pushed harder to end the program much sooner...

23. Woman says she received death threats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-says-she-received-death-threats

A woman in Paphos says a female friend has threatened to kill her, citing death treats she reportedly received over the phone and through text messages...

24. Let’s keep Akamas clean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/let-s-keep-akamas-clean

This year, for the 6th consecutive year, the action #Akamascleanup, an initiative of “Kathimerini” newspaper, Alphamega supermarkets, and Latchi Watersports, was crowned an absolute success....

25. Couple injured after quad bike falls off cliff

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/couple-injured-after-quad-bike-falls-off-cliff

A footballer who plays for a local team and his girlfriend were injured in a quad bike accident in Paphos on Sunday, when they fell off the same cliff where another foreign couple was killed last year...

26. Search still on for school prank instigators

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/search-still-on-for-school-prank-instigators

Police are still trying to identify a number of suspects in an animal cruelty case in Paralimni, while at least 20 students reportedly have admitted they played a role in the school prank...

27. Banks must prepare for a new cycle of NPLs due to Covid-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/banks-must-prepare-for-a-new-cycle-of-npls-due-to-covid-19

Constantinos Herodotou, Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC) told Cyprus commercial banks to prepare to face a new cycle of non-performing loans in 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic....

28. AstraZeneca vaccine study on hold

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/astrazeneca-vaccine-study-on-hold

AstraZeneca Plc said it has paused global trials, including large late-stage trials, of its experimental coronavirus vaccine due to an unexplained illness in a study participant...

29. Bottlenose dolphin pod spotted off Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bottlenose-dolphin-pod-spotted-of-limassol

Well-received photos on social media showing Bottlenose dolphins off the Limassol coast prompted officials to post more information about the playful pod...

30. Suspect rearrested in Filipina abuse case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-rearrested-in-filipina-abuse-case

A retired police officer who was accused last month of abusing his Filipina housemaid has been detained again, with police saying his new warrant include new charges of human trafficking...

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