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1. Borrell calls extraordinary Foreign Affairs Council meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-calls-extraordinary-foreign-affairs-council-meeting

European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has called an extraordinary Foreign Affairs Council meeting Friday afternoon....

2. Dendias to meet Pompeo in Vienna

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dendias-to-meet-pompeo-in-vienna

Athens says it will not accept a fait accompli in the Eastern Mediterranean, with reports saying Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias is set to meet US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Vien on Friday....

3. Leaders of Cyprus, Greece talk strategy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/leaders-of-cyprus-greece-talk-strategy

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades was briefed on Tuesday by the Greek Premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis on the situation in Greece’s continental shelf and exclusive economic zone, where Turkey’s seismic exploration vessel is currently stationed, with the two leaders agreeing on coordinated action....

4. Cyprus aid for Lebanon en route to Beirut

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-aid-for-lebanon-en-route-to-beirut

The first batch of dry and canned foodstuffs collected in Cyprus in response to a campaign launched by national authorities for the provision of immediate relief to the Lebanese public was loaded on Tuesday on-board a Greek military ship docked at the Limassol port....

5. First batch of food donations ready to be shipped to Lebanon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-batch-of-dry-food-donations-ready-to-be-shipped-to-lebanon

Twenty tonnes of dry food have been collected so far in Cyprus, that are set to be distributed among the Lebanese public whose lives were overturned last week by the blasts that ripped through the capital, Beirut....

6. Cyprus President urges public to generously donate to Beirut relief campaign

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-urges-public-to-generously-donate-to-beirut-relief-campaign

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has called on the Cyprus public, companies and businesses to contribute to the relief campaign collecting dry and canned foods for the Beirut population that was brought to its knees by the deadly blasts earlier this week....

7. Cyprus lends a hand to frantic Beirut search and rescue efforts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sends-two-helicopters-to-assist-frantic-beirut-search-and-rescue-efforts

A Cyprus search and rescue team departed for neighbouring Lebanon on Wednesday afternoon to contribute to ongoing frantic efforts to locate missing persons and survivors of the massive blasts that rocked Beirut on Tuesday afternoon....

8. Ozersay says Varosha opening certain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ozersay-says-varosha-opening-certain

Varosha could be opened to its former residents under Turkish Cypriot administration, says Kudret Ozersay, adding that the process of reviving Cyprus’ ghost town after the pandemic crisis cannot be halted...

9. An arts Corporate Social Responsibility initiative by Pafilia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/an-arts-corporate-social-responsibility-initiative-by-pafilia

Specifically, Pafilia will create a website onto which artists who wish to participate in this initiative can upload their work, thus creating an easily accessible online exhibition. ...

10. Cyprus, Greece issue counter-Navtex voiding Turkish advisory

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-issue-counter-navtex-voiding-turkish-advisory

Greece and Cyprus have issued a Navtex in response to the advisory published by Turkey’s navy on Tuesday for seismic surveys in an area of sea between Cyprus and Crete....

11. Health minster: Cyprus already filed request with EC for 1.2m vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minster-cyprus-already-filed-request-with-ec-for-1-2m-vaccines

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said Tuesday that Cyprus has already filed a request for 1.2 million vaccines from the European Commission, which has shouldered the responsibility of securing vaccines for all member states from companies showing the most promise of developing an effective vaccine quickly....

12. Evaluating and learning from the pandemic response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/evaluating-and-learning-from-the-pandemic-response

The COVID-19 pandemic is testing the strengths and exposing the weaknesses of governments, defence, security forces and the private sector in their crisis preparedness and response. In order for future responses to be more robust and resilient, governments will need to understand how these actors collaborate and map leadership priorities...

13. EU raises its bet on blood plasma in search for Covid-19 treatment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-raises-its-bet-on-blood-plasma-in-search-for-covid-19-treatment

The European Union wants to fast-track funding to treat Covid-19 patients with blood plasma collected from survivors, an EU document seen by Reuters shows, in a sign of the bloc’s growing confidence in the experimental treatment....

14. Pandemic's impact on tourism poses significant risks to Cyprus economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pandemic-impact-on-tourism-poses-significant-risks-to-cyprus-economy

The European Commission’s summer economic forecast expects significant risks to the Cyprus economy as a result of the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on the tourism sector, which is predicted to see just 25% of last year’s revenues and high unemployment....

15. Turkey warns it will respond if EU takes fresh measures against it

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-warns-it-will-respond-if-eu-takes-fresh-measures-against-it

Turkey will respond with its own steps if the European Union imposes further sanctions on Ankara, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday after meeting the EU’s top diplomat....

16. EU gives go-ahead for Cyprus-Greece ferry connection subsidy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-gives-go-ahead-for-cyprus-greece-ferry-connection-subsidy

Cyprus’ outgoing Deputy Shipping Minister Natasa Pilides said on Monday that the goal to establish a ferry connection between Cyprus and Greece is moving forward, noting that following consultations which began a year ago, the EU Competition Directorate-General has approved a state subsidy for the project valued of at a maximum of €6 million per year....

17. Commission approves €6.3m incentive scheme to boost Cyprus air connectivity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commission-approves-€6-3m-incentive-scheme-to-boost-cyprus-air-connectivity

The European Commission on Thursday approved a €6.3 million incentive scheme aiming to boost Cyprus air connectivity and tourism through incentivizing airlines affected by the coronavirus outbreak to re-establish air routes to and from the island....

18. Cyprus slams Turkey over fish wars

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-slams-turkey-over-fish-wars

Republic of Cyprus Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis issued an indicting statement against Turkey this week, when he accused that country of illegal activities in Cypriot waters during a fisheries control teleconference...

19. All set for implementation of new support measures, FinMin says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-set-for-implementation-of-new-support-measures-finmin-says

Finance minister Constantinos Petrides announced the launch of the implementation of three measures, under the government support program, to address the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic....

20. EU top official and Cyprus defence minister fly over Cyprus' EEZ by helicopter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-top-official-and-cyprus-defence-minister-fly-over-cyprus-eez-by-helicopter

The EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell joined the Cyprus defence minister Savvas Angelides on a helicopter ride over the Republic’s exclusive economic zone to observe the sea areas that are increasingly emerging as zones of contention....

21. Remdesivir set to become Europe's first COVID-19 therapy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/remdesivir-set-to-become-europe-s-first-covid-19-therapy

Doctors in Europe will soon be able to treat COVID-19 patients with Gilead’s antiviral drug, remdesivir, after the healthcare regulator’s endorsement put it on track to become the first therapy for the disease on the continent....

22. LIDL Cyprus donates masks to fight Covid-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/lidl-cyprus-donates-masks-to-fight-covid-19

23. UNHCR rep to provide statement on sexual harassment claims at Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-rep-to-provide-statement-on-sexual-harassment-claims-at-pournara

The UNHCR representative that raised the alarm regarding incidents of the sexual harassment of minors at the Pournara refugee camp in Kokkinotrimithia was expected to provide police with a statement on Wednesday, the outgoing police chief Kypros Michaelides said....

24. Probe into allegations of sexual harassment of minors at Pournara camp launched

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probe-into-sexual-harassment-of-minors-allegations-at-pournara-camp-launched

Interior minister Nicos Nouris said a probe will be launched into reports made at the House human rights committee on Monday regarding the sexual harassment of minors at the Pournara refugee camp in Kokkinotrimithia. ...

25. Cypriot FM to visit Israel in a hurry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-fm-to-visit-israel-in-a-hurry

Cypriot Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides will pay a last minute visit to Israel on Tuesday, days after President Nicos Anastasiades called off his trip citing coronavirus concerns and just before debate in the neighbouring country is expected to peak over annexation plans in West Bank...

26. No progress among EU leaders on virus recovery deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-progress-among-eu-leaders-on-virus-recovery-deal

European Union leaders found that a quick deal on the bloc's future long-term budget and a multibillion-euro post-pandemic recovery plan remained beyond their reach Friday as the coronavirus ravages their economies....

27. UNHCR report: One per cent of humanity displaced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-report-one-per-cent-of-humanity-displaced

A UN Refugee Agency report released on Thursday showed that forced displacement is now affecting more than one per cent of humanity – 1 in every 97 people – and with fewer and fewer of those who flee being able to return home....

28. Interior minister presents bills for streamlining asylum procedures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-presents-bills-for-streamlining-asylum-procedures

The house legal committee discussed on Tuesday a bundle of four bills, submitted by interior minister Nicos Nouris, that seek to streamline procedures for the processing of applications filed by asylum seekers as well as appeal proceedings....

29. MP cries foul over Nicosia's stinky mess

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mp-cries-foul-over-nicosia-s-stinky-mess

The source of a recent foul odour wafting through local communities in west Nicosia remains a mystery, with a Green Party MP raising doubts over the official explanation given by authorities...

30. Anastasiades asks EC President for greater support

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-asks-ec-president-for-greater-support

In a phone conversation on Sunday evening, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades asked European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen for greater support in dealing with the multifaceted problems faced by the island....

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