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1. EU raises its bet on blood plasma in search for Covid-19 treatment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-raises-its-bet-on-blood-plasma-in-search-for-covid-19-treatment

The European Union wants to fast-track funding to treat Covid-19 patients with blood plasma collected from survivors, an EU document seen by Reuters shows, in a sign of the bloc’s growing confidence in the experimental treatment....

2. Cyprus, Greece, France and Italy conduct aeronautical exercise off Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-france-and-italy-conduct-aeronautical-exercise-off-limassol

An aeronautical exercise with the participation of units of the Republic of Cyprus, Greece, France and Italy was carried out on Wednesday in the maritime area south of Limassol, in the context of the Defence and Security Cooperation of the four countries....

3. 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....

4. Alligator gar fish discovered dead in dam in north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-alligator-discovered-dead-in-dam-in-north

An alligator gar fish (Atractosteus spatula) that was found dead at a dam in the north was imported there illegally, authorities in the north said Monday....

5. 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....

6. Remdesivir set to become Europe's first COVID-19 therapy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/remdesivir-set-to-become-europe-s-first-covid-19-therapy

Doctors in Europe will soon be able to treat COVID-19 patients with Gilead’s antiviral drug, remdesivir, after the healthcare regulator’s endorsement put it on track to become the first therapy for the disease on the continent....

7. Cyprus to host next trilateral meeting of Greek, Cyprus, Israel FMs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-host-next-trilateral-meeting-of-greek-cyprus-israel-fms

Cyprus will host the next trilateral meeting of the foreign ministers of Cyprus, Israel and Greece, the Cyprus foreign minister Nicos Christodoulides agreed with his Israeli counterpart during a visit to Israel on Tuesday....

8. Cyprus shrunk prison population by 16% as Covid-19 prevention, report shows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-shrunk-prison-population-by-16-as-covid-19-prevention-report-shows

Cyprus was among the Council of Europe’s member states that marked the largest decrease in prison population rates during the coronavirus pandemic, a special report on the impact of lockdowns on EU prison populations that was published Thursday showed....

9. Cyprus the highest climber in IMD 2020 World Competitiveness Ranking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-the-highest-climber-in-imd-2020-world-competitiveness-ranking

Cyprus was the highest climber in the 2020 IMD World Competitiveness Rankings, marking an improvement in all four categories that make up the overall ranking....

10. Athens has four deterrence scenarios over Turkey's drilling plans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-has-four-deterrence-scenarios-over-turkey-s-drilling-plans

In anticipation of a crisis in September, when Turkey says it plans to begin drilling activities in Greece's continental shelf, Athens has elaborated four deterrence plans, while at the same bidding to keep channels of communication open with Ankara....

11. Cabinet approves stricter regulations for citizenship-by-investment scheme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-stricter-regulations-for-citizenship-by-investment-program

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved new regulations to the citizenship-by-investment program, an important provision of which ties the program to anti-money laundering legislation, interior minister Nikos Nouris said. ...

12. Ankara sparks renewed tensions with Athens over claim for 24 blocks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-sparks-renewed-tensions-with-athens-over-claim-for-24-blocks

Ankara on Tuesday responded to a complaint from Athens concerning a map published in the Turkish government’s gazette outlining areas where Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO) has applied for exploration licenses, including several within Greece’s continental shelf, by insisting that these areas are within the boundaries Turkey has submitted to the United Nations. ...

13. Endangered shark shot off Limassol coast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/endangered-shark-shot-off-limassol-coast

A blue pointer shark was captured on video Saturday during an encounter with a sea turtle off the coast of Limassol, with local fishermen reportedly shooting the endangered mako shark in the head...

14. 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....

15. ‘Queen Elizabeth’ applies for state subsidy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/‘queen-elizabeth-applies-for-state-subsidy

Labour office employees have been swamped with applications for wage subsidies due to the coronavirus pandemic, including one case under the name of “Queen Elizabeth"...

16. 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....

17. Tensions mount over plans for high-rises on iconic Nicosia street

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tensions-mount-over-plans-for-high-rises-on-iconic-nicosia-street

After tensions mounted in recent days over plans for the construction of a high-rise building complex on the iconic Gladstone Street in central Nicosia which hosts historic and traditional listed buildings, the developers of the planned construction fired back on Monday, claiming the plans are in line with the town planning regulations of the Nicosia Master Plan....

18. Cyprus GDP to suffer 'severe contraction' in 2020, projection shows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gdp-to-suffer-severe-contraction-in-2020-projection-shows

The University of Cyprus’ Economics Research Centre has projected that the country’s GDP is set to drop by 6.9% in 2020 under a baseline scenario and by 13.1% under an adverse scenario....

19. Need for transparency on COVID-19 public spending

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/need-for-transparency-on-covid-19-public-spending

The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe Parliamentary Assmebly’s (OSCE PA) Special Representative on Fighting Corruption Irene Charalambides, has called for the highest levels of transparency and good governance on COVID-19 related public expenditures....

20. Greece pledges €3m, Cyprus €200,000 to Covid-19 vaccine fundraiser

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-pledges-€3m-to-covid-19-vaccine-fundraiser

Greece is among dozens of nations that will help bankroll research into new treatments and a vaccination against the deadly novel coronavirus, pledging 3 million euros to the cause during a fundraising event on Monday....

21. Effects of COVID-19 on businesses, wider economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/effects-of-covid-19-on-businesses-and-wider-economy

The results of the PwC Cyprus Pulse Survey on the effects of COVID-19 on businesses and the wider economy, which was conducted with the participation of 45 CFOs from Cyprus, were made public today...

22. Turkey: ‘Maximalist and uncompromising attitude’ of Greece and Cyprus threatens regional peace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-‘maximalist-and-uncompromising-attitude-of-greece-and-cyprus-threatens-regional-peace

Turkey has reacted to Greece’s condemnation Tuesday of the country’s newly declared drilling within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) and continental shelf of the Republic of Cyprus....

23. Chloroquine hype begins to wane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chloroquine-hype-begins-to-wane

More doubts over chloroquine emerged this week, with new studies pointing to high risks and a US top health official saying he was fired after being pressured to direct money towards the “game changer” drug...

24. Cyprus irked over mystery casino probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-irked-over-mystery-casino-probe

The Republic of Cyprus is asking the European Anti-Fraud Office for more information into a probe of misuse funds, following reports that stolen EU money was pumped into a casino project on the island...

25. Greece condemns Turkey’s drilling intentions in Cyprus’ EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-condemns-turkey-s-drilling-intentions-in-cyprus-eez

Greece on Tuesday condemned Turkey’s announced intention to continue drilling inside Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ), saying it ignores calls by the international community to respect international law....

26. EU investigators follow the money to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-investigators-follow-the-money-to-cyprus

Cyprus came on the European Anti-Fraud Office’s radar this week, after it emerged that money allegedly stolen from an environmental project was diverted to a casino project on the island...

27. EU unveils virus exit roadmap, hoping to avoid more chaos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-unveils-virus-exit-roadmap-hoping-to-avoid-more-chaos

The European Union moved Wednesday to head off a chaotic and potentially disastrous easing of restrictions that are limiting the spread of the coronavirus, warning its 27 nations to move very cautiously as they return to normal life and base their actions on scientific advice....

28. World remains cautious over chloroquine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-remains-cautious-over-chloroquine

The US Food and Drug Administration is a step closer to a potential approval of chloroquine for treatment against Covid-19, while more doubts over the drug’s effectiveness and concerns over lethal side effects continue to pop up around the globe...

29. Paphos mayor: Government should regulate 'black market pricing' of COVID-19 tests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-mayor-government-should-end-black-market-pricing-of-covid-19-tests

Condemning the fact that some are taking advantage of the health crisis and making extraordinary profits, Paphos Mayor Phedonas Phedonos demanded on Friday that the government moves to set the price of coronavirus lab tests through a decree....

30. Tracking app promoted to combat pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tracking-app-promoted-to-combat-pandemic

An EU-funded research centre in the Republic of Cyprus is calling on people to install a new app called CovTracer to help limit the spread of coronavirus, amid concerns regarding privacy and effectiveness of tracking applications...

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