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1. Beirut blast has eerie connections to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/beirut-blast-has-eerie-connections-to-cyprus

Following Tuesday’s deadly explosion in Lebanon, some eerie connections began to emerge in Cyprus, including a Russian national based in Limassol and a Hezbollah-related arrest on the island back in 2015...

2. Two out of five new cases randomly detected in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-out-of-five-new-cases-randomly-detected-in-limassol

The Cyprus health ministry announced five new coronavirus cases on Monday, two of which were randomly detected in Limassol, where recent days have seen a concerning development of several active chains of infection....

3. Coronavirus experts to propose Cyprus purchases Oxford vaccine doses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-expers-to-propose-cyprus-purchases-oxford-vaccine-doses

The government’s coronavirus advisory expert group plans to propose to the Cyprus health ministry that it orders a quantity of vaccines being developed by scientists at Oxford University, advisory group member Petros Karayiannis said Tuesday....

4. Health Minister issues call to Cyprus public to remain vigilant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-issues-call-to-cyprus-public-to-remain-vigilant

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou called on the Cyprus public to stay vigilant and to continue taking personal protection measures as coronavirus is still among us, warning that we will remain unprotected until a vaccine is found....

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. Perdios: Cyprus expects just 30% of last year’s tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/perdios-cyprus-expects-just-30-of-last-year-s-tourists

Cyprus expects to attract just 30% of the four million tourists that visited the island last year, deputy minister for tourism Savvas Perdios said, claiming that this year will without a doubt be very tough for the local tourism sector, but the epidemiological data of the island and countries from which it expects tourists will ultimately have the final say....

7. 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. ...

8. SpaceX delivers two NASA astronauts to ISS

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spacex-delivers-two-nasa-astronauts-to-iss

Nearly 24 hours after launching from Florida, SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule delivered NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the International Space Station on Sunday, marking the first US space capsule to do so with a crew since 2011...

9. Coronavirus hits third migrant facility as Greece plans to ease lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-hits-third-migrant-facility-as-greece-plans-to-ease-lockdown

The death of a 101-year-old woman at Sotiria Hospital in Athens took Greece’s coronavirus toll to 120 on Tuesday afternoon....

10. We will defeat our shared pandemic enemy and rise stronger in its wake

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/we-will-defeat-our-shared-pandemic-enemy-and-rise-stronger-in-its-wake

The story of U.S. leadership in the global battle against Covid-19 is a story of days, months, and decades. Every day, new U.S. technical and material assistance arrives in hospitals and labs around the world. These efforts, in turn, build on a decades-long foundation of American expertise, generosity, and planning that is unmatched in history....

11. Berlin to take up to 100 children from Greek refugee camps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/berlin-to-take-up-to-100-children-from-greek-refugee-camps

Berlin will take in 80 to 100 children from Greek refugee camps, an official in the German capital said on Tuesday, as concern mounts about migrants amassing on the Turkish-Greek border....

12. Dozens of migrants gather outside Migration Department to request asylum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dozens-of-migrants-gather-outside-migration-department-to-request-asylum

Dozens of migrants of African origin gathered outside the Migration Department on Wednesday requesting asylum....

13. Embassies warn Cyprus over fake marriages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/embassies-warn-cyprus-over-fake-marriages

Cyprus is under harsh criticism from at least three foreign embassies that accuse the government and local municipalities of not doing enough to shut down a fake marriage industry...

14. Foreign powers back Libya ceasefire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-powers-back-libya-ceasefire

Foreign powers agreed at a summit in Berlin on Sunday to shore up a shaky truce in Libya, but the meeting was overshadowed by blockades of oilfields by forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar that could cripple the country’s crude production...

15. Libya’s Haftar in Athens for talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/libya-s-haftar-in-athens-for-talks

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis vowed on Thursday to veto any solution on the North African country if the maritime border deal between the Tripoli-based government with Turkey is not scrapped...

16. 2020 year of ‘slowbalisation’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pwc-2020-to-be-year-of-‘slowbalisation-for-global-economy

Global economic growth in 2020 is expected to grow at a rate of around 3.4% in purchasing power parity terms,according to new projections by PwC, compared to its long-term average of a 21st century average of 3.8% per year...

17. Libya summit will not discuss maritime borders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-official-says-libya-summit-will-not-discuss-maritime-borders

The summit that will be held in Berlin this Sunday, January 19th, to try to find a path to peace for Libya will not discuss a contentious deal signed between Turkey and Libya on maritime borders, a German Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Wednesday, responding to a question on why Greece was not invited to the conference, despite its request to participate....

18. USA sanctions Cypriot firms for arms deals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-sanctions-cypriot-companies-for-arms-deals

Three Cypriot companies linked to a Serbian arms dealer are among foreign entities in the latest sanctions imposed by the US Department of the Treasury...

19. ExxonMobil’s Vice President briefs Ministers in Cyprus on the company’s appraisal plan for Block 10

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/exxonmobil-s-vice-president-briefs-ministers-in-cyprus-on-the-company-s-appraisal-plan-for-block-10

ExxonMobil’s Vice President Don Bagley has discussed with Ministers in Cyprus, the company’s plan for an appraisal drilling for “Glaucus” gas deposit in Block 10 of Cyprus Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), during a visit in Nicosia where he spoke to the 15th Cyprus Summit/ Economist Conference....

20. Asylum seekers spotted in east Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-spotted-in-east-nicosia

A diverse group of undocumented migrants was spotted in eastern Nicosia on Thursday morning, with police saying a pregnant woman among them was taken to hospital...

21. Egypt, Cyprus, Greece condemn gas exploration by Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/egypt-cyprus-greece-condemn-gas-exploration-by-turkey

Egypt, Cyprus, and Greece are condemning an "unlawful and unacceptable" bid by Turkey to drill inside waters where Cyprus has exclusive economic rights....

22. Cairo summit underway

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A summit held between Cyprus, Greece, and Egypt was taking place Tuesday in Cairo, with President Anastasiades drawing attention to international law amidst challenges posed by Turkish drilling off the island’s southern coast...

23. US guided-missile destroyer USS Gonzalez arrives in Larnaca port

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-guided-missile-destroyer-uss-gonzalez-arrives-in-larnaca-port

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Gonzalez (DDG 66) arrived in Larnaca port, Cyprus, on October 1st, for a scheduled visit. It is currently deployed in support of US national security interests in the US 6th Fleet area of operations....

24. Cyprus FM highlights need for regional cooperation in the Eastern Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fm-highlights-need-for-regional-cooperation-in-the-eastern-mediterranean

The Eastern Mediterranean is the only region in the world without a regional organization and this is something that we have to work on, Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides said on Thursday evening. ...

25. US congresswoman on a money trail to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-congresswoman-on-a-money-trail-to-cyprus

A US Congress delegation is set to visit Cyprus to hold meetings on financial matters, led by Chairwoman Maxine Waters who vowed earlier this year to conduct oversight hearings into financial dealings of the US president...

26. Talent shortages costing European private businesses €414 billion each year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/talent-shortages-costing-european-private-businesses-€414-billion-each-year

European private businesses’ biggest challenge is the increasingly growing skills shortage that is preventing them from hiring the right talent for growth. A PwC survey across 31 European countries shines a spotlight on a wider, ongoing issue across the region. PwC estimates that the skills shortage is costing the region €414 billion annually in lost revenues - just from private businesses. That’s around 2.6%of European GDP and is more than the combined annual GDP of Greece and Portugal. ...

27. Body found inside trunk in north Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/body-found-inside-trunk-in-north-nicosia

A bad smell coming from a car near a school in north Nicosia led to the discovery of a dead body in the trunk, with Turkish Cypriot police investigating the murder of a foreign national...

28. US Congressional Delegation visits Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-congressional-delegation-visits-cyprus

A 9-member bipartisan delegation of the U.S. House of Representatives, headed by Ted Deutch (D-FL), the Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Middle East, North Africa, and International Terrorism of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, visited Cyprus this weekend....

29. Construction underway on Metropolis mall

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/construction-underway-on-metropolis-mall

Heavy machinery started preliminary groundwork at the site of Metropolis, Larnaca’s first commercial shopping mall expected to open its doors late next year...

30. Cyprus on the right track to combat trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-the-right-track-to-combat-trafficking

A US report says the Republic of Cyprus fully meets the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking, while also offering recommendations for improving prosecution of criminals and offering assistance to victims...

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