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1. Peter Piot: Vaccination passports a one-way street

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/peter-piot-vaccination-passports-a-one-way-street

Professor Peter Piot, advisor to the Commission President, speaks to ‘K’...

2. Asylum seekers at Pournara breach gate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-at-pournara-breach-gate

A group of asylum seekers at Nicosia’s Pournara camp got a brief taste of freedom on Wednesday, after residents breached the front gate during a protest against long-term detention at the migration facility...

3. Cyprus confirms more mutated cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-confirms-more-mutated-cases

Nine more cases of the variant identified in Britain were confirmed Wednesday in the Republic of Cyprus, with officials rushing to impose mandatory self-isolation for air passengers arriving on the island...

4. Expert calls for stricter airport measures to curb new strain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-calls-for-stricter-airport-measures-to-curb-new-strain

Member of the government’s coronavirus advisory team Dr Petros Karayiannis called for stricter measures at airports to curb the spread of the South African strain detected in various countries, including Greece and the UK....

5. Officials weigh in on Pournara brawl

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-weigh-in-on-pournara-brawl

Eight tenants at Pournara migration facility were placed under arrest on Tuesday, following a violent brawl on camp grounds that erupted between two groups under circumstances still unclear...

6. Violent brawl breaks out at Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/violent-brawl-breaks-out-at-pournara

A large-scale violent confrontation between groups of asylum seekers erupted at Pournara camp on Monday night, with police calling for backup and two dozen ending up in the Emergency Room...

7. Pfizer suggests vaccine can beat mutations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pfizer-suggests-vaccine-can-beat-mutations

Pfizer Inc and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine appeared to work against a key mutation in the highly transmissible new variants of the coronavirus discovered in the UK and South Africa, according to a laboratory study conducted by the US drugmaker...

8. Teachers in Paphos dance Jerusalema

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teachers-in-paphos-dance-jerusalema

A group of teachers in Paphos took the Jerusalema Challenge this week, sending a message of hope and solidarity during the global pandemic...

9. Systems tested by slaughterhouse outbreak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/systems-tested-by-slaughterhouse-outbreak

A company that owns a slaughterhouse in rural Nicosia has until Monday to explain how 79 people were found working without proper authorization, following a coronavirus outbreak on the premises and days after the firm hinted that government officials were supplying asylum seekers for manual labour through backchannels...

10. Mixed media coverage over Paphos incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mixed-media-coverage-over-paphos-incident

Varied reports ranging from a knife attack to a domestic accident involving broken glass emerged on Thursday, after a foreign couple ended up in the Emergency Room in Paphos...

11. Thousands protest after Greek refugee camp burns down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-protest-after-greek-refugee-camp-burns-down

Thousands of protesting refugees and migrants left homeless on the Greek island of Lesbos after fires destroyed the notoriously overcrowded Moria camp gathered on a road leading to the island's main town Friday, demanding to be allowed to leave....

12. Nigerian students urged to avoid north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nigerian-students-urged-to-avoid-north

Nigeria is warning its citizens not to send their children to study in the northern part of Cyprus, citing lack of “conclusive investigations” in a number of student killings who were enrolled in Turkish Cypriot universities...

13. 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...

14. 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....

15. 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. ...

16. 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...

17. 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....

18. 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...

19. 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...

20. 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...

21. 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....

22. 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...

23. 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...

24. 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...

25. Man bleeds to death after late night brawl

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-bleeds-to-death-after-late-night-brawl

Three men from Africa have been arrested after a man from Cameroon was found dead Sunday early morning at the bus terminal downtown Nicosia...

26. Three women busted on prostitution charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-women-busted-on-prostitution-charges

Three women have been arrested on prostitution-related charges, following a raid in a Larnaca apartment that police described as an illegal brothel...

27. Kenyan tycoon with Cypriot passport files lawsuit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kenyan-tycoon-with-cypriot-passport-files-lawsuit

A Kenyan business tycoon who also holds a Cypriot passport is suing authorities in his native country alleging he is being prosecuted unfairly for not disclosing his dual citizenship...

28. The 'Cyprus fear' in the west

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-cyprus-fear-in-the-west

Western diplomats and foreign dignitaries have two main concerns about the direction of future developments on the small Mediterranean island of Cyprus, the Cyprus issue and local politics...

29. BBC explores plight of foreign students in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bbc-explores-plight-of-foreign-students-in-cyprus

A recent BBC story about foreign students in the north highlights many challenges that international students face in Cyprus, including unethical recruitment, exploitation and economic hardship...

30. Delivery guy assaulted by hooded men

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/delivery-guy-assaulted-by-hooded-men

A delivery guy in Limassol says he was attacked and robbed by three hooded men...

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