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1. Jho Low wanted to be a Cypriot banker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reporter-says-low-wanted-to-buy-a-cypriot-bank

A British investigative journalist told an audience in Nicosia that Cypriot-naturalized financier Jho Low had tried to use contacts with Kuwaitis to buy a bank on the island where the Malaysian fugitive could launder stolen money...

2. Officials say wildfire was not malicious

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-say-wildfire-was-not-malicious

A huge wildfire in rural Nicosia was contained by Thursday morning after a difficult operation overnight, with officials saying the blaze was not the result of a malicious act but an investigation is still pending...

3. Cyprus tries to find footing in tourism chaos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tries-to-find-footing-in-tourism-uncertainty

Tourism deputy minister Savvas Perdios remained optimistic after a trip to Moscow, saying he hoped Russia would allow the resumption of chartered flights to destinations including Cyprus in a matter of weeks, but he also reiterated his position that all the efforts in Nicosia still depended largely on decisions in other capitals...

4. New Israeli president’s Cyprus ties come to light

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-israeli-president-s-cyprus-ties-come-to-light

Israel’s new president Isaac Herzog may come from a prominent political family but it is his connections to Cyprus that are making news on the island's social media...

5. Cyprus et al kept off UK’s green list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-et-al-kept-off-uk-s-green-list

A last minute Cypriot campaign in the United Kingdom to secure quarantine-free travel to the island failed to yield results on Thursday, after Britain’s choice to go the extra cautious route affected many countries, with the island now focusing on Russia, its second largest market, to keep summer hopes alive...

6. Vaxxed doc treated for infection in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaxxed-doc-treated-for-infection-in-cyprus

A doctor in Limassol, who is said to have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, is out of any immediate danger after being hospitalized with a coronavirus infection, as fear and confusion about the rise of variants continue to muddle the government’s message...

7. Cypriot minister vies for UK's green status

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-vies-for-uk-s-green-status

Cypriot deputy tourism minister Savvas Perdios has been trying to sway British officials towards including his country on the UK’s green list, following a recent improvement of the epidemiological situation on the island that could still be argued either way in London...

8. Cyprus adopts restrictions for AstraZeneca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adopts-restrictions-for-astrazeneca

The Republic of Cyprus is adopting age restrictions for the AstraZeneca vaccine, following a fatal blood clot incident and intense debate amongst health experts, with the decision coming just hours after the health minister had warned he would seek answers abroad if the advisory team failed to deliver a solid recommendation...

9. Vaxxed woman in Cyprus dies from blood clot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaxxed-woman-in-cyprus-dies-from-blood-clot

A British woman passed away on the weekend while she was receiving thrombolytic therapy in Cyprus, following her vaccination against COVID earlier this month, with officials admitting a link but unable to pinpoint what exactly may have caused the blood clot...

10. Vaxxed woman in serious condition in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccinated-woman-in-serious-condition-in-cyprus

A woman in Cyprus was hospitalized this week with a rare case of a clotting event following her vaccination against COVID-19, with local media criticizing state authorities over lack of information...

11. Cyprus on alert over 'aggressive mutations'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-alert-over-aggressive-mutations

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou says chances remain that the Indian and South African mutations detected on the island last month may spread into the community, adding that vaccinations were the only way to stop the spread of the 'aggressive variants'...

12. Cyprus confirms Indian and S.A. mutations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-confirms-indian-and-south-african-mutations

The Republic of Cyprus has been notified by ECDC that a number of coronavirus cases have tested positive for a mutation known as the Indian variant, believed to be twice as dangerous but others say not so...

13. Cyprus says two shots won't cut it

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-says-two-shots-not-enough

Cypriot scientists say an additional shot against the coronavirus could improve immunity for vaccinated people as well as fight against new variants, with the EU preparing to order booster vaccines despite warnings from the bloc’s drug regulator against making 'premature' moves...

14. Cyprus fails to land UK’s green list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fails-to-land-uk-s-green-list

Tour operators are urging the British government to expand the number of countries for quarantine-free travel, after many popular destinations including Cyprus were left off the UK’s green list...

15. Vaccinated tourists to roam hassle-free

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccinated-tourists-to-roam-hassle-free-in-cyprus

Foreign tourists who have been vaccinated against COIVD-19 will be able to roam free in the Republic of Cyprus, according to new measures expected to go into effect Monday, with the only requirement being a simple download or printout of their CyprusFlightPass...

16. Wanted man caught with girlfriend in north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wanted-man-caught-with-girlfriend-in-north

A Greek Cypriot man wanted by police in connection with drug related offences has been arrested by Turkish Cypriot authorities, with reports in the north saying his girlfriend was also apprehended...

17. 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...

18. Charges dropped against Brit expat who called mayor 'useless'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/charges-dropped-against-brit-expat-arrested-for-calling-mayor-useless

Charges were dropped on Tuesday against a British woman arrested in front of her child last week after describing the mayor of Mandria village Kypros Michaelides as ‘useless’ in a Facebook comment....

19. Search for common ground on Cyprus begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/search-for-common-ground-on-cyprus-begins

The United Nations are launching in Geneva their latest effort in the Cyprus Problem, with an informal 5+1 meeting starting Tuesday in search for common ground despite the two sides on the divided island having denounced each other’s official position...

20. Cyprus open to fully vaccinated tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-opens-for-fully-vaccinated-tourists

The Republic of Cyprus will open for fully vaccinated travelers without additional entry requirements starting May 10, a day after the end of a lockdown, with the tourism minister saying both EMA-approved vaccines as well as the Russian jab will be accepted...

21. Alan Duncan publishes book ahead of Geneva

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alan-duncan-publishes-book-ahead-of-geneva

Sir Alan Duncan who irritated Greek Cypriots two years ago when he said sovereignty over waters off the island was 'under dispute' has written a book, in which he says the British High Commissioner felt betrayed by President Nicos Anastasiades...

22. Greek Easter relaxation hopes put to rest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-easter-relaxation-hopes-put-to-rest

Cyprus’ current epidemiological situation is behind the government’s latest decision to freeze possible relaxation of restrictions ahead of Greek Orthodox Easter, with the administration focusing on vaccinations but also not ruling out further measures...

23. Cyprus expected to land UK green list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-expected-to-land-uk-green-list

EasyJet CEO Johan Lundgren said in comments published on Friday in the British press that Greece and Cyprus were expected to be among countries to enter a so-called Green List of the British Ministry of Transport as of May 17...

24. British rape accuser lost in translation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-rape-accuser-lost-in-translation

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has blocked an appeal request by the British teen’s defense team which sought to present two post-conviction sworn statements in Ayia Napa rape case, with the Judges siding with prosecutors who pointed fingers at the rape accuser’s behavior as well as one of her lawyer’s own words...

25. Easter relaxations up in the air

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/easter-relaxations-up-in-the-air

Member of government’s health advisory committee Professor Petros Karayiannis said it remains unclear whether any relaxations will be made over the Easter period, since daily new coronavirus cases have yet to stabilise....

26. UK’s Prince Philip dies, aged 99

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-s-prince-philip-dies-aged-99

Buckingham Palace officials say Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has died. He was 99....

27. Cyprus tourism hopes crushed as Jet2 pulls plug

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tourism-hit-after-jet2-pulls-plug

Jet2 says it will suspend flights and holidays until at least 23 June citing uncertainty over London’s travel proposals, making the decision yet another British hit on Cyprus tourism expectations...

28. EOKA boy to get hero’s burial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eoka-boy-to-get-hero-s-burial

Greek Cypriot officials are on a quest to exhume the remains of a young boy, who was shot and killed during a student riot against British forces in 1956, in order to give him a hero’s burial...

29. Nicosia, Larnaca showing climbing positivity rate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-larnaca-showing-climbing-positivity-rate

A national surveillance report published Friday indicated a climbing positivity rate in Nicosia and Larnaca, and despite a small drop in Limassol the district continues to be by far the most epidemiologically burdened district....

30. Contentious TV drama airs on EOKA Day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/contentious-tv-drama-airs-on-eoka-day

A new series about ethnic warfare in Cyprus from a Turkish Cypriot point of view was launched in the north on Thursday, a national holiday for Greek Cypriots in the south, eliciting comments from the leaders of both communities on the divided island...

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