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1. LIDL Cyprus donates masks to fight Covid-19

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

2. 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....

3. 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. ...

4. 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...

5. 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....

6. 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...

7. EU to ease virus travel bans from July 1, but not to all

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-ease-virus-travel-bans-from-july-1-but-not-to-all

The European Union on Thursday announced plans to ease a ban on nonessential travel to the continent, with foreign students, non-EU nationals who normally live in Europe and certain highly skilled workers likely to be exempt from the coronavirus restrictions from July 1....

8. EU bird populations on decline for decades, Eurostat shows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-bird-populations-have-been-declining-for-decades-eurostat-shows

Bird populations in the EU have been declining for several decades, data released by Eurostat on Friday, that marked World Environment Day, showed....

9. Cyprus must remain successful in battle against virus, Health Minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-must-remain-successful-in-battle-against-virus-health-minister-says

Cyprus has been successful so far in controlling COVID-19 but needs to remain so, said Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou, noting that the EU must improve the overall quality of its healthcare services to be better positioned to deal with issues like COVID-19 in the future....

10. Negative coronavirus test certificate needed to go through crossings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/negative-coronavirus-test-certificate-needed-to-go-through-crossings

With the partial opening of checkpoints on June 8, as agreed by the island’s two leaders on Thursday, Presidential Commissioner Photis Photiou said that in addition to the enclaved, Greek Cypriots who resettled in their villages in the breakaway north will also be allowed to pass through crossing points....

11. Teachers refuse to livestream their classrooms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teachers-refuse-to-livestream-their-classrooms

Public school teachers in the classroom remain firm on their refusal to live stream lessons online, saying it would be unproductive and dangerous, while reports point to a fear over internet memes...

12. 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....

13. EU governments risk clash with EU exec in bid to save tourism season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-governments-risk-clash-with-eu-exec-in-bid-to-save-tourism-season

European Union governments risk a clash with the EU executive arm over their support for travel firms issuing vouchers for cancelled holiday deals without giving customers the option of cash refunds as required by EU law, diplomats said....

14. Report draws attention to migrant centres

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-draws-attention-to-migrant-centres

A report published this week by Ombudswoman Maria Stylianou-Lottides takes stock of current conditions in migrant facilities in the Republic of Cyprus, pointing out medical challenges, problems associated with weather, and asylum issues...

15. EU secures essential protective gear for its battle against coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-secures-essential-protective-gear-for-its-battle-against-coronavirus

The European Commission announced on Tuesday that it has been successful in procuring personal protective equipment that is to be distributed across EU Member States to assist in their battles against the coronavirus pandemic, which has seen an exponential surge in demand for the essential protective gear....

16. EU-backed program foresees voluntary repatriation for 5,000 migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-backed-program-foresees-voluntary-repatriation-for-5-000-migrants

Migration Policy Minister Notis Mitarakis and European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson on Thursday jointly announced the establishment of a European Union-backed program for the repatriation of 5,000 migrants from Greece. ...

17. Cyprus tries to find footing after virus cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tries-to-find-footing-after-virus-cases

Authorities on the divided island of Cyprus are scrambling to cope with the first three confirmed cases of the coronavirus, while a doctor and a young man in the south are feared to have spread the infection far and wide...

18. Nicosia doctor with coronavirus speaks out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-doctor-with-coronavirus-speaks-out

A state doctor in Cyprus who was diagnosed with the coronavirus infection on Monday says specialists “discouraged” him from taking a test sooner, while the EU Health Commissioner calls for calm as Cypriot authorities begin tracing the physician’s contacts from last week...

19. UN: EU needs to stop bickering, support Greece on refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-eu-needs-to-stop-bickering-support-greece-on-refugees

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees on Tuesday urged European Union countries to give more resources and support to Greece as it faces a new wave of migrants and refugees from Syria and other parts of the Middle East....

20. EU scrambling to contain COVID-19, calls for coordinated response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-eu-scrambling-to-contain-covid-19-calls-for-coordinated-response

European Union countries should coordinate their responses to the outbreak of the coronavirus to avoid diverging approaches, the EU’s Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides told reporters....

21. Interior Minister talks migration, Cyprus investment program with EU officials in Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-talks-migration-cyprus-investment-program-with-eu-officials-in-brussels

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris informed the EU Commission’s Vice-President Margaritis Schoinas on Cyprus’ needs and the issues the country faces in dealing with the increased flow of migrants, ahead of the presentation of relevant proposals by the Commission next month....

22. Prince Charles and Camilla to visit Cyprus in March

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prince-charles-and-camilla-to-visit-cyprus-in-march

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will be flying over to Cyprus for their first joint official visit, to take place from March 18 until March 21, the British High Commission announced on Tuesday....

23. Interior Minister in Brussels for meetings with European Commission on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-in-brussels-for-meetings-with-european-commission-on-migration

Cyprus’ Minister of the Interior Nicos Nouris will be travelling to Brussels on Monday for a series of meetings with the senior leadership of the European Commission to discuss migration....

24. Shipping Deputy Minister calls for action to maintain competitiveness of European Shipping

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shipping-deputy-minister-calls-for-action-to-maintain-competitiveness-of-european-shipping

Cyprus' Shipping Deputy Minister Natasa Pilides underlined "the need to maintain the competitiveness of European Shipping," during the debate on trade and competitiveness at a conference held within the framework of the European Maritime Week, in Brussels....

25. Opposition builds against planned quarry zone as thousands of trees may be axed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/opposition-builds-against-planned-quarry-zone-as-thousands-of-trees-may-be-axed

Intense reaction has been building up in recent days in opposition to plans to create a gravel quarry in the Delikipos forest, an extensive green patch in the Larnaca district, part of the network of Natura 2000 nature protection areas....

26. Cyprus and 8 EU countries object to new rules of mobility package on commercial vehicles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-8-eu-countries-object-to-new-rules-of-mobility-package-on-commercial-vehicles

Implications of a new rule included in the EU mobility package currently under negotiation, whereby commercial vehicles, lorries, and trucks will be required to return to their licensing Member State every eight weeks, were raised on Wednesday by Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos and several of his counterparts to the Commission Vice President and Commissioner for Transport....

27. Cyprus’ Foreign Minister to attend Munich Security Conference

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-foreign-minister-to-attend-munich-security-conference

The Foreign Minister of Cyprus Nikos Christodoulides, departs on Friday for Munich, to attend the Munich Security Conference, taking place between February 14-16....

28. UK 'deplores' Turkey's actions in Cyprus EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-deplores-turkey-s-actions-in-cyprus-eez

The British Government’s position regarding the Cyprus issue and Turkey’s activity within the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Republic of Cyprus does not change now that the UK has exited the European Union, the Minister for Europe Christopher Pincher said. ...

29. Health Minister travels to Brussels for extraordinary EU coronavirus meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-travels-to-brussels-for-extraordinary-eu-coronavirus-meeting

Amid growing concerns over coronavirus, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou will be rushing to Brussels on Wednesday after the European Union called for an emergency meeting of EU Health Ministers on Thursday....

30. European Commission to stamp out illegal pet trade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-commission-to-stamp-out-illegal-pet-trade

The European Commission will boost efforts to stamp out the illegal trade in pets, particularly cats and dogs, in the EU, the Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Stella Kyriakides said....

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