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241. Upgrading Cyprus' defence urgent, Defence Minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/upgrading-cyprus-defence-urgent-defence-minister-says

Minister of Defence Charalambos Petrides said Thursday that the strengthening and upgrading the Republic of Cyprus’ defence constitutes an urgent need, given the fact that the Cyprus problem remains unresolved, and Turkey’s aggressive behaviour in Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone is ongoing....

242. Golden passports scheme to remain as is

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/golden-passports-scheme-to-remain-as-is

The citizenship-by-investment program will not be terminated, nor will it be suspended for a short period as a way of managing the crisis developing crisis, the government decided during its Tuesday morning coffee at the Presidential Palace. What was strongly tabled was that a potential freezing or termination of the investment program at this point in time would send a message that the government is acting in light of the Al Jazeera publications, and that by extension, that it accepts them....

243. Washington lifts Cyprus arms embargo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-lifts-cyprus-arms-embargo

Washington has announced a partial lifting of a decades-old arms embargo to the Republic of Cyprus, with Turkey saying the decision ignores equality and balance between the two sides on the divided island...

244. Curtain rising for citizenship-by-investment program

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/curtain-rising-for-citizenship-by-investment-program

The Presidency has before it four scenarios for dealing with the issue of purchased citizenships. The most likely possibility is that of suspending the investment program for a short period, as revealed by Kathimerini on Sunday....

245. International EastMed tension-diffusing efforts battling on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/international-eastmed-tension-diffusing-efforts-battling-on

International moves to de-escalate tension in the eastern Mediterranean continued on Tuesday, with the German Chancellor holding a tete-a-tete with the NATO Secretary General and the kickstarting of the informal meetings of EU ministers in Berlin, where regional tensions were at the top of the agenda....

246. Police caught off guard in anti-corona protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-caught-off-guard-in-anti-corona-protest

Cyprus police were heavily criticized over the weekend for not taking action against a large crowd of anti-maskers, who gathered outside the Presidential Palace in violation of health protocols...

247. Nigerian students say north is safe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nigerian-students-say-north-is-safe

Following danger warnings and criticism against Turkish Cypriot colleges, Nigerian student representatives in the north have refuted reports of mysterious and unsolved killings of fellow countrymen on the island...

248. Crowded migrant camp running out of options

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crowded-migrant-camp-running-out-of-options

Officials at Pournara migrant camp are scrambling to find more space to host asylum seekers, after it emerged that more than half of detainees at the Nicosia facility are under quarantine due to coronavirus measures...

249. Foreigners cramped in 5x5 units in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-dwellers-cramped-in-5x5-units-in-paphos

Paphos Mayor Phedonas Phedonos has pointed the finger at white collar crimes after a “shocking experience” Monday night when he saw first-hand foreign nationals living in poor conditions in violation of city ordinances...

250. Face masks mandatory age 12 and up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/face-masks-mandatory-age-12-and-above

Face masks in some locations are now mandatory for all persons aged 12 and above in the Republic of Cyprus, while the government has revised rules for elementary school students following protests...

251. Nicosia mayor weighs in on migrant housing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-mayor-weighs-in-on-migrant-housing

Nicosia Mayor Constantinos Yiorkadjis has suggested asylum applicants be barred from residing downtown until their applications are adjudicated, while also calling on the government for a 'clearer housing policy'...

252. Bikers plan drive-by rallies against ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bikers-plan-drive-by-rallies-against-ban

Organized bikers are determined to take police to court over a recent ban on motorcycles, saying measures against violators to combat noise pollution in specific areas are unfair to law-abiding citizens who ride motorcycles...

253. Justice minister on board with new drug policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/justice-minister-on-board-with-new-drug-policy

Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis says people addicted to drugs and alcohol ought not to be seen as lawbreakers but people who need treatment...

254. Nicosia, Athens set tone for Turkey response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-athens-set-tone-for-turkey-response

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said on Tuesday that the Cyprus problem remained at the top of his country’s agenda during a visit on the island, with his Cypriot counterpart calling on the European Union to use a carrot-and-stick approach towards Turkey...

255. Orphan cases still a problem in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/orphan-cases-still-a-problem-in-cyprus

At least 30 infected people in Cyprus have been traced back to a single individual, who traveled across the island and spread the bug last month, but experts say 21 “orphan cases” are more alarming because their contacts cannot be traced at all...

256. Cyprus offers 'neutral stadium' for UEFA qualifiers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-offers-neutral-stadium-for-uefa-qualifiers

Cyprus, Greece, Hungary and Poland, have offered stadiums and facilities to host UEFA European football matches as "neutral destinations" if travel restrictions related to Covid-19 prevent European Cup games from being held in the originally scheduled countries....

257. Out of control bus crashes in downtown Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/out-of-control-bus-crashes-in-downtown-nicosia

Another public bus in Nicosia was involved in a road incident without a driver at the steering wheel, with the vehicle moving forward and a person on a moped jumping out of the way in a split-second decision...

258. Cyprus calls for EU task force on island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-calls-for-eu-task-force-on-island

The European Union must do more to fill a power vacuum in the eastern Mediterranean brought on by a perceived US disengagement from the region, and Cyprus is ready to host an EU task force to achieve that goal, the island nation's foreign minister said Wednesday...

259. Beirut blast has eerie connections to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/beirut-blast-has-eerie-connections-to-cyprus

Following Tuesday’s deadly explosion in Lebanon, some eerie connections began to emerge in Cyprus, including a Russian national based in Limassol and a Hezbollah-related arrest on the island back in 2015...

260. Majority of new cases young asymptomatic people, Cyprus health minister warns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/majority-of-new-cases-young-asymptomatic-people-cyprus-health-minister-warns

Findings from the government-ordered random sampling program targeting 3,000 people that was finalized on Tuesday confirmed rising concerns that the virus is officially spreading anew through the Cyprus population, with an announcement by health minister Constantinos Ioannou on Wednesday raising the alarm over the dangerous repercussions of the spread getting out of hand....

261. Cyprus announces measures to curb airport congestion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-announces-measures-to-curb-airport-congestion

A broad meeting on Monday chaired by transport minister Yiannis Karousos agreed on the need to take action to prevent congestion at Cyprus airports, after viral photos of passengers crammed into each other at the Larnaca airport caused intense public reaction over the health and safety measures being implemented....

262. Airport video shows no social distancing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/airport-video-shows-no-social-distancing

Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos has reacted to viral photos that showed passengers crowding each other at the Larnaca airport terminal, arguing that face masks are the next best thing where social distancing is not an effective measure...

263. Opinions differ on cause of recent spike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/opinions-differ-on-cause-of-recent-spike

The Cypriot health minister says complacency is to blame in the recent spike of coronavirus cases locally, but a health expert on the government’s task force is pointing the finger at the opening of airports last month...

264. UNFICYP renewal invokes reactions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-renewal-invokes-reactions

The United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a new resolution on Tuesday, providing for the renewal of the mandate for the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus for another six months while also invoking mixed reactions...

265. Cypriot health experts lay it on the line

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-health-experts-lay-it-on-the-line

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus say recently detected clusters of the coronavirus in Limassol do not pose a direct threat to the community but warn the bug never went away and only more testing will show how widespread it may be in the southern town...

266. Cyprus-bound Turkish soldiers die in crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-bound-turkish-soldiers-die-in-crash

Five Turkish soldiers who were on their way to Cyprus were killed and ten others injured after their bus crashed in southern Turkey...

267. Cyprus orders new tests after Limassol spike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-orders-new-tests-after-limassol-spike

The government in the Republic of Cyprus is preparing for randomized tests across the island, after orphan cases began to emerge in Limassol where cases were also being detected through contact tracing...

268. Mother leaves newborn in the care of Limassol hospital staff

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mother-leaves-newborn-in-the-care-of-limassol-hospital-staff

A mother who recently gave birth to a baby boy delivered the newborn to the Limassol general hospital claiming she was unable to take care of it, local media reported Wednesday....

269. Cyprus tones down tourism expectations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tones-down-tourism-expectations

Cyprus Deputy Ministry for Tourism halved its target for tourist arrivals in August to 100,000 as main tour operators exclude Cyprus of their programmes...

270. Tourism prospects completely lost, Famagusta hoteliers say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-prospects-completely-lost-famagusta-hoteliers-say

All tourism prospects for this year are definitively lost, the Famagusta branch of the Cyprus Hotel Association claimed after a meeting between its board of directors and the president of ruling party Disy Averof Neophytou....

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