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1. Cyprus drops case against pandemic protester

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-drops-case-against-pandemic-protester

State prosecutors have dropped a case against a protester who was being accused of health law violations during a demonstration amid pandemic restrictions, but the Legal department says constitutionality questions raised by his lawyer are still pending...

2. Plainclothes issued police badges in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plainclothes-issued-police-badges-in-cyprus

Plainclothes law enforcement officers in the Republic of Cyprus will be required to carry a new readily distinguishable police badge, which must be displayed or shown promptly to members of the public...

3. Syrian refugees reach Cyprus by boat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-reach-cyprus-by-boat

Dozens of newly arrived refugees from Syria in a wooden boat made it to Cyprus, just days after Lebanese police said they blocked over 50 undocumented Syrians from attempting to each the island...

4. Threedium sets sights on US market: A Cyprus Success Story in the Making

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/threedium-sets-sights-on-us-market-a-cyprus-success-story-in-the-making

In April of 2017, five ambitious tech enthusiasts fresh out of university, of whom two were Cypriot, had a vision: to bridge the gap between online and in-store experiences by building a solution that would help customers better understand and evaluate the products they were browsing to buy...

5. France praises Cypriot hospitality towards CDG

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-praises-cypriot-hospitality-towards-cdg

French Ambassador Salina Grenet-Catalano had nothing but praises for the level of hospitality offered by Cypriot authorities to the crew of the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle that sailed in the port of Limassol...

6. Man pleads not guilty in bloodbath murders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bloodbath-double-murder-suspects-pleads-not-guilty

A man accused of killing his wife and son in rural Nicosia in early February has pleaded not guilty to premeditated charges, while it remains unclear whether he will have a fitness hearing before the trial...

7. Minister defends laxer policy for tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-defends-laxer-policy-for-tourists

Cypriot Deputy Tourism Minister Savvas Perdios says CyprusFlightPass is a sufficient tool for monitoring foreign travelers during their visit on the island, dismissing criticism that locals are having a harder time securing a CoronaPass to enjoy fewer restrictions...

8. Rapid testing gets hot in post-lockdown Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rapid-testing-gets-hot-in-post-lockdown-cyprus

With one out of ten Cypriots having taken a rapid test on Sunday alone, hours before CoronaPass was introduced in post-lockdown Cyprus, photos by Kathimerini showed huge lines being formed in hot temperatures but the positivity rate was way down...

9. Cyprus introduces safepass

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-introduces-safepass

Cyprus is introducing a so called 'safepass' as of Monday, 10 May until the end of the month. Citizens no longer need to send an sms for their movements and the curfew is extended from 11pm until 05:00 the next day...

10. Biker who lost leg in crash dies in hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biker-who-lost-leg-in-crash-dies-in-hospital

A young biker who lost his leg in a road accident in Limassol last week died in hospital on Sunday, after friends and relatives rushed to donate blood with the exact cause of death still undetermined...

11. Hanoi airlifts Vietnamese citizens off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hanoi-airlifts-vietnamese-citizens-off-cyprus

Close to 200 Vietnamese nationals were flown out of the Republic of Cyprus over the weekend, including about a dozen who had been detained at Menoyia detention center for deportation proceedings...

12. Limassol biker dies in wild crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-biker-dies-in-wild-crash

A local biker was killed in Limassol on Saturday after he lost control of his motorcycle and went flying into the air, with witnesses saying he was popping wheelies before the crash and police not ruling out dangerous motorist behavior...

13. COVID still rampant despite improvement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-still-rampant-despite-improvement

There was some mixed news in Cyprus on Friday, after a National Surveillance Report showed COVID-19 still prevalent at high levels despite some improvement...

14. Minister warns House over crucial EU money

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-warns-house-over-crucial-eu-money

Cypriot Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides is calling on Parliament to approve structural reforms that come as a condition to the disbursement of over €1 billion from the EU’s Recovery and Resilience Fund...

15. EY Firepower 2021: life sciences M&A falls to one of lowest totals since 2014

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-firepower-2021-life-sciences-m-a-falls-to-one-of-lowest-totals-since-2014

EY Firepower 2021: life sciences M&A falls to one of lowest totals since 2014, as biopharmas refocus on alliances and bolt-on deals...

16. Footballer crashes car into rental dealership

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/footballer-crashes-car-into-rental-dealership

A forward playing with AEL Limassol was pulled out of wreckage on Tuesday after his vehicle crashed into a car dealership, injuring an employee who was inside...

17. Biker loses leg in Limassol crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biker-loses-leg-in-limassol-crash

A young man is in critical condition after having his leg amputated on Tuesday, following a crash in Limassol where he collided with a vehicle that was reportedly attempting to make a right turn...

18. Two Menoyia escapees apprehended

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-menoyia-escapees-apprehended

Two escapees facing deportation at Menoyia Immigration Detention Center were apprehended by police on Monday over a dozen miles away, following a large-scale operation including air support...

19. Plans get blurry as Cyprus sees more deaths

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plans-get-blurry-as-cyprus-sees-more-deaths

Daily deaths due to COVID-19 hit a new record in the Republic of Cyprus, with seven hospitalized patients losing the battle on Easter Monday and health officials avoiding comment on what measures will replace the lockdown next week...

20. Mystery over tied-up dead turtle in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mystery-over-tied-up-dead-turtle-in-limassol

Officials on Monday said they knew nothing about a sea turtle incident at Governor’s Beach, after a photo was posted online over the weekend showing a tied-up carcass on a rocky cliff by the water...

21. Body spotted floating in sea off Liopetri

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/body-spotted-floating-in-sea-off-liopetri

Authorities were alerted on Friday noon after a body was spotted floating in the sea near Liopetri in Famagusta...

22.  Eight University of Nicosia academics listed among top scientists in the world

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/eight-university-of-nicosia-academics-listed-among-top-scientists-in-the-world

Eight University of Nicosia academics are included on the annual list of 100,000 top-scientists worldwide and, correspondingly, in the top 2% of scientists in their field, according to a team of researchers at Stanford University in the USA...

23. Internet wants beloved dog back home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/internet-wants-beloved-dog-back-home

The town of Ayia Napa says it will take the initiative to find a new home for Bruno, a beloved stray that appeared to be mistreated during capture, but people all over Cyprus are calling on authorities to let the dog get back to home, near an army camp where he is loved...

24. No common ground in sight in Geneva

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/geneva-resumes-after-leaders-slept-on-it

The two Cypriot leaders and media coverage of their separate discussions with the UN chief in Geneva could not be more diametrically opposed, with the parties in the 5+1 meeting called to reflect on their positions before assembling again on Thursday...

25. KPMG supports 'Adopt a Family for Easter'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/kpmg-supports-adopt-a-family-for-easter

Our Corporate Social Responsibility programme forms an integral part of our corporate philosophy around the world. As every year, we aim to implement specific actions with a substantial impact on our society, such as the support for socially vulnerable groups...

26. Jam-packed day in Geneva underway

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jam-packed-day-in-geneva-underway

UN chief Antonio Guterres started his day with a full plate on Wednesday, with reports saying efforts could be made to draft a joint statement in Geneva despite the two Cypriot leaders reportedly painting different pictures of their priorities during the 5+1 meeting...

27. Cyprus scrambles on eve of third lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-on-eve-of-third-lockdown

Cyprus' Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou has announced a two-week lockdown starting Monday, including a revision for Holy Saturday midnight mass after Archbishop Chrysostomos cried foul over rules that were 'unacceptable'...

28. Director wants passport probe clear his name

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/director-wants-passport-probe-clear-his-name

A civil servant, whose name was dropped by the former House speaker during a secret video recording by Al Jazeera, says he did not get involved with golden passports during his tenure as director of the interior ministry, vowing to take legal action if an investigative committee failed to clear his name...

29. US slaps ‘do not travel’ label on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-slaps-‘do-not-travel-label-on-cyprus

Health authorities in the United States have issued a “Do Not Travel” warning for Cyprus earlier this week, warning US citizens against visiting the island due to high level of COVID-19...

30. Cyprus tackles Russian Question as time flies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tackles-russian-question-as-time-flies

Thousands of cancelations from Russia to Cyprus in just a matter of hours are testing the island’s response to the health crisis, with companies pushing their programs later in the summer pending improvement on the pandemic front...

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