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1. FinMin delves into details of 'new, more targeted measures'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finmin-delves-into-details-of-new-more-targeted-measures

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides held a press conference on Thursday to delve into the details of the new bundle of economic support measures announced by President Nicos Anastasiades in a televised national address Wednesday night....

2. Cyprus expects 600,000 tourists by August

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-expects-600-000-tourists-by-august

The island is expected to receive some 600,000 passengers in August, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said Thursday, noting that this estimation includes people flying in on commercial and private planes....

3. Cyprus to foot the bill for infected tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-foot-the-bill-for-infected-tourists

The Republic of Cyprus is pledging to cover all costs for anyone testing positive for the coronavirus while on vacation on the eastern Mediterranean island nation...

4. President unveils new stimulus package

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-unveils-new-stimulus-package

President Nicos Anastasiades announced on Wednesday a new set of measures to support tourism, businesses, and the self-employed workers that took a hit in the coronavirus pandemic...

5. Greece to welcome Germans, Cypriots, Israelis in first wave of visitors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-to-welcome-germans-cypriots-israelis-in-first-wave-of-visitors

Greece will allow travelers from around two dozen countries including Germany, Cyprus and Israel to visit from mid-June without having to be quarantined, government officials said, part of a gradual easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions....

6. Sir Stelios wages battle against board

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sir-stelios-wages-battle-against-board

EasyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou had some harsh words to say about the company’s finance director, with the Greek Cypriot billionaire renewing his call to whistleblowers to help with useful information to scrap an Airbus deal...

7. UK Cypriot behind new DIY coronavirus test

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-cypriot-behind-new-diy-coronavirus-test

UK Cypriot engineer and professor Chris Toumazou is the mastermind behind a reliable do-it-yourself coronavirus test that is expected to be rolled out in the UK within weeks, reports said....

8. Cyprus faces setback with new cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-setback-with-new-cases

Cyprus failed to remain on a zero streak after eight new confirmed coronavirus cases were announced on Sunday...

9. Cyprus records zero new cases

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No new infections of the coronavirus were announced in Cyprus on Saturday, the first time the island recorded zero confirmed cases since the start of the outbreak in early March...

10. Pandemic highlighted urgency of tackling climate challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pandemic-highlighted-urgency-of-tackling-climate-challenges

While the coronavirus crisis has highlighted our vulnerabilities as a globally connected society, the recognition of the need to stabilize our climate and protect biodiversity preceded the current crisis by many years, Wolfgang Cramer, Scientific Co-Director of the Mediterranean Institute of Marine and Terrestrial Biodiversity and Ecology (IMBE), said Friday....

11. Divided Cyprus slammed over refugee pushback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-slammed-over-refugee-pushback

Two dozen groups around the world have condemned authorities on both sides of divided Cyprus after 175 Syrian refugees were denied the right to seek asylum...

12. Coronavirus ICU builders turn down bonus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-icu-builders-turn-down-bonus

The contractors who built an Intensive Care Unit in less than a month at Nicosia General Hospital have returned their bonus check, offering the money as a donation to the state to buy ICU equipment...

13. Greece assumes chairmanship of Council of Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-assumes-chairmanship-of-council-of-europe

Greece on Friday took over the rotating six-month chairmanship of the Council of Europe (CoE) from Georgia, in a ceremony that was conducted online due to public health precautions....

14. President seeks input ahead of big decision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-seeks-input-ahead-of-big-decision

A crucial event is taking place on Friday at the Presidential Palace, as the epidemiological taskforce is meeting with President Nicos Anastasiades to assess the situation on the ground and the next steps in easing lockdown restrictions...

15. Cyprus maintains low number of new COVID-19 cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-maintains-low-number-of-new-covid-19-cases

Coronavirus cases in the Republic of Cyprus rose to 907 on Thursday after two new cases emerged from the processing of 1,659 samples....

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. Woman succumbs to virus, two new cases confirmed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-succumbs-to-virus-two-new-cases-confirmed

Two new coronavirus cases emerged on Wednesday, while a woman aged 85, who suffered from underlying health conditions, succumbed to her coronavirus infection raising the coronavirus death toll to 17....

18. Data shows Cyprus can move ahead with phase two of exit plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/data-shows-cyprus-can-confidently-move-into-phase-two-of-relaxation-of-measures

Data collected so far on the island’s unfolding coronavirus pandemic indicate that the Cyprus government can move into the second phase of the gradual relaxation of restriction measures, member of the scientific group advising the government, Constantinos Tsioutis said Wednesday....

19. Companies in Cyprus ready for the new norm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/companies-in-cyprus-are-ready-for-the-new-norm

CFOs in Cyprus appear more pessimistic in the second round of the survey conducted by PwC on the effects of COVID-19 on businesses and the wider economy...

20. Beachgoers flocked to SBA beaches over weekend, 25 booked

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/beachgoers-flocked-to-sba-beaches-over-weekend-25-booked

British Bases police booked 25 people over the weekend for violating coronavirus decrees while visiting the Lady’s Mile and Curium beaches in Limassol....

21. Cyprus police continue to issue citations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-continue-to-issue-citations

Cyprus Police reported 128 people in the last 24 hours for violating restrictive measures designed to stop the spread of the Covid-19 outbreak...

22. Cyprus extends flight ban but has a plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-extends-flight-ban-but-has-a-plan

Cyprus on Monday extended a ban on commercial flights into and out of the country until May 28 as the government considers ways to restore the country’s tourism industry to meet an anticipated swell in demand from vacationers eager to escape coronavirus lockdowns...

23. 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....

24. Cyprus adds another coronavirus death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adds-another-coronavirus-death

Another coronavirus-linked death was recorded in the Republic of Cyprus on Sunday, raising the Covid-19 death toll to 26 across the divided island with new infections continuing to pop up in the south...

25. Joint working group established for resumption of Cyprus-Israel flight connection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/joint-working-group-established-for-the-resumption-of-flight-connection-with-cyprus

Cyprus and Israel established a working group this week to prepare all necessary conditions for the resumption of the aviation connection between the two countries, Ambassador of Israel in Nicosia, Shmuel Revel told the Cyprus News Agency on Friday....

26. 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....

27. Six new COVID-19 cases bring total to 889

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/six-new-covid-19-cases-bring-total-to-889

Six more people in the Republic of Cyprus tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday after a bulk of 1,774 tests were conducted, bringing total confirmed cases to 889....

28. As coronavirus lockdown eases, Cypriots still in limbo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/as-coronavirus-lockdown-eases-cypriots-still-in-limbo

Deniz Birinci had just hours to stuff her and her baby daughter’s belongings into suitcases and bin bags on March 16 before the two sides on the divided island of Cyprus imposed lockdowns to halt the spread of the new coronavirus....

29. Eurozone set for record recession, EU Commission warns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eurozone-set-for-record-recession-eu-commission-warns

The eurozone economy will contract by a record 7.7 percent this year because of the Covid-19 pandemic and inflation will almost disappear while public debt and budget deficits will balloon, the European Commission forecast on Wednesday....

30. 'Tourism dogma' piques Israel’s interest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-dogma-piques-israel-s-interest

The Israeli tourism minister says his country is looking into the possibility of joining a safe zone for travel that is currently in the works between Cyprus and Greece...

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