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10 April, 2021
 

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1. TRT delves into Cyprus’ dark past

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trt-delves-into-cyprus-dark-past

A new series about ethnic warfare in Cyprus is hitting the airwaves soon, with the Turkish Cypriot leader paying a visit on set in Famagusta during the filming by Turkish state broadcaster TRT1...

2. Military man detained over 5G bomb attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/military-man-detained-over-5g-bomb-attack

A private soldier was arrested on Tuesday in connection with an explosion outside a CYTA branch in Limassol last month, with police investigators estimating at least five people were involved in the anti-5G attack...

3. Britain and EU publish Brexit trade agreement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-and-eu-publish-brexit-trade-agreement

Britain and the European Union on Saturday published the text of a narrow trade agreement just five days before the United Kingdom exits one of the world’s biggest trading blocs in its most momentous global shift since the loss of empire ...

4. First batch arrives in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-boxing-day-for-vaccine-in-cyprus

The first batch of vaccines reached Cyprus on Saturday, a day after Christmas, with a senior home and a referral hospital getting the first vaccinations on the island as early as Sunday...

5. Police to step up checks, patrols amid holiday period

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-to-step-up-checks-patrols

With the health ministry sticking to the plan despite the holidays, the police will be stepping up patrols and checks, even in private homes in the event of a complaint....

6. Cabinet narrowly waters down measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-narrowly-waters-down-measures

The President’s Cabinet has decided to extend measures throughout the winter holidays with only slight deviations on special days, noting recent developments did not allow a further lift of restrictions aimed at combating the spread of the coronavirus...

7. Parents cry foul over quarantine decision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parents-cry-foul-over-quarantine-decision

Parents of Cypriot students in the UK protested against the government’s latest quarantine measures, saying their children were not given a heads up to decide whether to travel and isolate in a hotel or stay put over the holidays...

8. Cabinet to decide on holiday leniency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministers-to-decide-on-holiday-leniency

With Christmas day and the New Year approaching, businesses and the public are growing increasingly eager to see whether restriction measures in place will be loosened, but recent figures and the climbing death toll point to any relaxation being a highly unlikely scenario...

9. Christmas star to light up the sky

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christmas-star-to-light-up-the-sky

Two of the largest planets in the solar system will come together in “a great conjunction” right in time for Christmas, a phenomenon not seen for nearly 400 years...

10. Nicosia takes lead in number of new coronavirus cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-takes-lead-in-number-of-new-coronavirus-cases

Over half of the new coronavirus cases detected during the first two weeks of December were Nicosia-based, the new national surveillance report published Friday showed, while December has already broken the record in the highest numbers of coronavirus fatalities in any given month....

11. Signs of stabilization as Cyprus preps for inoculations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/signs-of-stabilization-as-cyprus-preps-for-inoculations

The coronavirus situation is showing signs of stabilization and a drop in the number of daily cases is expected, member of the government’s health advisory committee Dr Petros Karayiannis said Wednesday....

12. EU regulator to approve Covid-19 vaccine on Dec. 23, says Bild

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-regulator-to-approve-covid-19-vaccine-on-dec-23-says-bild

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is aiming to approve the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech on December 23, German newspaper Bild reported on Tuesday, citing government and European Commission sources....

13. Bomb goes off ahead of 5G auction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bomb-goes-off-ahead-of-5g-auction

An explosion took place outside a CYTA branch in Limassol with media speculating the attack could be linked to an upcoming announcement this week over 5G contracts...

14. Paphos mall floods with shoppers on eve of shutdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-mall-floods-with-shoppers-on-eve-of-shutdown

Paphos residents flocked to the city’s mall on Thursday to buy Christmas presents before malls islandwide shut their doors as part of the tougher measures that will come into effect on Friday to curb the rampant spread of the virus. ...

15. Tougher measures to affect schools and tutoring businesses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tougher-measures-to-affect-schools-and-tutoring-businesses

The tougher measures to come into effect on Friday will effect schools and after-school tutoring businesses....

16. Cyprus brings back tough measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-brings-back-tough-measures

The Cypriot government on Wednesday announced additional measures to combat the spread of coronavirus, as Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said extending current measures through New Year’s Eve was necessary due to a worsening situation...

17. Experts mulling over holiday period restrictions suggestions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-mulling-over-holiday-period-restrictions-suggestions

Health experts are mulling over maintaining current restriction measures or making them even stricter, while the holiday period lenience that was initially announced could be scrapped if daily new cases remain at the current level....

18. Cyprus makes last ditch effort to beat virus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-makes-last-ditch-effort-to-beat-virus

The latest measures against the spread of the coronavirus went into effect on Monday, including a night curfew across all districts, as calls for all citizens to be tested multiplied just before Christmas holidays...

19. New measures announced, 9pm curfew imposed islandwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-measures-announced-9pm-curfew-imposed-islandwide

Health minister Constantinos Ioannou on Friday announced the Cabinet’s decisions on the new restrictions that will affect the Republic of Cyprus in December, with the starkest among them being an island-wide 9pm curfew....

20. Cyprus braces for new coronavirus rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-braces-for-new-coronavirus-rules

The eagerly-awaited restriction measures that are to apply for December and the holiday period are to be announced by the heath minister during a press conference at noon on Thursday....

21. Cops on the lookout for fake COVID docs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-on-the-lookout-for-fake-covid-docs

Police headquarters issued emergency instructions on Wednesday after receiving information that motorists could be using fake COVID certificates to pass through roadblocks that were designed to block travel without a legitimate purpose...

22. EU says first virus vaccinations possible by Christmas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-says-first-virus-vaccinations-possible-by-christmas

A top European Union official said Wednesday that the first citizens in the 27 nation bloc could be vaccinated against the coronavirus by Christmas, but she warned that member countries must urgently prepare their logistical chains for the rollout of hundreds of millions of doses of the vaccines....

23. Holiday period restrictions to be announced Friday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/holiday-period-restrictions-to-be-announced-friday

The Cyprus cabinet will be deciding on Wednesday on the restrictions that are to apply for December and the Christmas holidays, with the new measures to be announced to the public by the health minister on Friday....

24. This week to define next coronavirus measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/this-week-to-define-next-coronavirus-measures

The last week of November will be decisive, as its coronavirus figures will determine the next steps to be taken, both in terms of suggestions to be submitted by the government’s expert task force and government decisions....

25. Restricted Christmas on the way, experts say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/restricted-christmas-on-the-way-experts-say

Coronavirus experts are mulling over plans for restrictions over Christmas, and stress that we shouldn’t expect carefree holidays....

26. EU could pay over $10 billion for Pfizer and CureVac vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-could-pay-over-$10-billion-for-pfizer-and-curevac-vaccines

The European Union could pay more than $10 billion to secure hundreds of millions of doses of the vaccine candidates being developed by Pfizer-BioNTech and CureVac, an EU official involved in the talks told Reuters....

27. Cyprus shoots its shot in race for vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-shoots-its-shot-in-race-for-vaccine

As the Republic of Cyprus expects to get one million of doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, President Anastasiades is calling for “common standards” as fierce competition overseas paints a gloomy picture on how countries go about to secure vaccinations for their citizens...

28. Roadblocks as Cyprus cuts off two districts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/roadblocks-as-cyprus-cuts-off-districts

Police say officers will man random checkpoints in Limassol and Paphos districts, both which have been ordered essentially isolated from the rest of the island, following new strict measures to combat a second wave of the coronavirus...

29. Berlin to take in 1,553 refugees from Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/berlin-to-take-in-1-553-refugees-from-greece

As Germany indicated on Tuesday that it would take in more than 1,500 refugees from Lesvos and other Greek islands, the Greek government welcomed the move, indicating however that it should not be seen as rewarding irregular immigration. ...

30. Cyprus to shoulder costs of quarantine entertainment for tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-shoulder-costs-of-quarantine-entertainment-for-tourists

Cyprus’ deputy minister for tourism Savvas Perdios told the Daily Mail that the island will be ready in the event that a tourist contracts coronavirus while on holiday here, while every effort will be made so that the ‘holiday vibe’ is maintained even while visitors and those accompanying them are in isolation....

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