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20 February, 2020
 

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1. Defence minister goes ‘behind enemy lines'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defence-minister-goes-‘behind-enemy-lines

Cypriot Defence Minister Savvas Angelides got up close and personal with special commandos during their winter training high up in the snowy mountains...

2. 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....

3. 85 UEFA red notices received by Cyprus police since 2011

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/85-uefa-red-notices-received-by-cyprus-police-since-2011

Cyprus police have received a sum of 85 red notices from UEFA since 2011 over football match fixing suspicions, Chief of Police Kypros Michaelides told the House Ethics Committee, which convened to discuss the urgent matter of establishing a National Action Plan to combat corruption in sports....

4. 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....

5. Turkish Cypriot ambulance rushes to Nicosia General

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-ambulance-rushes-to-nicosia-general

A Turkish Cypriot ambulance received police escort in the south on Wednesday, as it was transporting a patient in a medical emergency...

6. Erdogan says third Turkish drill ship to begin operations in 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-says-third-turkish-drill-ship-to-begin-operations-in-2020

Turkey has purchased its third offshore drilling ship which will arrive in Turkey next month, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, adding that the ship will begin operations in 2020. ...

7. Residents up in arms over 'virus camp'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/residents-up-in-arms-over-virus-camp

Local residents in rural Nicosia are reacting to government plans aimed at establishing a quarantine facility in their area to treat potential confirmed coronavirus cases in Cyprus...

8. Hunter shot in the foot in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hunter-shot-in-the-foot

A young man was injured in a gun accident on Wednesday morning in Paphos when a hunting rifle went off by accident...

9. Suspect denies involvement in Napa shooting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-denies-involvement-in-ayia-napa-shooting

New information about the gun used in the Ayia Napa shooting has emerged in court proceedings, with prosecutors still feeling confident about the case and the suspect in custody denying any involvement...

10. Cyprus in the midst of massive football corruption storm, Justice Minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-in-the-midst-of-massive-football-corruption-storm-justice-minister-said

“We’re in the midst of a massive storm,” Justice Minister Giorgos Savvides said on Tuesday, referring to the wave of football corruption allegations that has been sweeping over Cyprus recently....

11. Cyprus Econ Council begins work on future sustainable growth blueprint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-econ-council-begins-work-on-future-sustainable-growth-blueprint

The Cyprus Economy and Competitiveness Council (CECC) has announced the start of a project aiming to draft a blueprint on Cyprus’ future long term sustainable economic growth....

12. Α defeat in the Cyprus Courts for Promsvyazbank

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/a-defeat-in-the-cyprus-courts-for-promsvyazbank

Clients of the Russian bank Promsvyazbank, which maintained a branch in Cyprus until the Central Bank revoked its license, won a small victory over the bank by bringing the case to court in Cyprus...

13. Disy President holds meeting with Greek FM in Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/disy-president-holds-meeting-with-greek-fm-in-athens

14. Dense fog on peaks, rain and storms on the cards

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rain-and-storms-on-the-cards-for-tuesday-dense-fog-on-peaks

Dense fog had set on the mountain regions on Tuesday, with drivers urged to show particular caution due low visibility, by driving at low speeds and keeping a safe distance from other vehicles....

15. Cyprus enjoys strong growth prospects but contingent liabilities remain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-enjoys-strong-growth-prospects-but-contingent-liabilities-remain

Strong growth prospects and sustained fiscal discipline places Cyprus on a firm declining path but contingent liabilities, healthcare and public sector wage-related costs, as well as weaker external conditions, pose risks to the fiscal outlook, Scope rating agency said in commentary on Cyprus....

16. French Defence Minister expresses solidarity with Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-defence-minister-expresses-solidarity-with-cyprus

The French Defence Minister, Florence Parly, who met on Tuesday with President Nicos Anastasiades and her Cyprus counterpart Savvas Angelides, expressed France’s solidarity with Cyprus, which she said is under intense pressure when seen from an international perspective....

17. Cyprus police weigh in on match fixing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-weighs-in-on-match-fixing

Cypriot police say they knew last year about a possible involvement of specific individuals rigging the Beautiful Game but could not act citing phone privacy concerns...

18. Suspect remanded in Ayia Napa shooting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-remanded-in-ayia-napa-shooting

A male suspect in the Ayia Napa shooting has been remanded in custody for eight days, as police continue to investigate a botched mob hit in the wee hours Sunday at a pub in the island’s resort town...

19. Minister says ‘no panic’ over coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-says-‘no-panic-over-coronavirus

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou says the Cypriot government is taking all precautions against the coronavirus threat, adding that the administration is on alert but there is no panic...

20. Charred body found in Nicosia farmhouse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/charred-body-found-in-nicosia-farmhouse

The charred body of an unidentified person was found in a farmhouse in rural Nicosia, following a fire that broke out on Monday night...

21. Cyprus a central hub of European match-fixing network

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-a-central-hub-of-european-match-fixing-network

An extensive and revealing report published in the Spanish news outfit El Confidencial identified Cyprus match-fixing as a central hub of European football corruption....

22. 38-year-old cuffed for Ayia Napa botched mob hit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/38-year-old-cuffed-for-ayia-napa-botched-mob-hit

A 38-year-old Larnaca resident was arrested Monday afternoon in connection with a botched mob hit in Ayia Napa on Sunday....

23. Amid tension, Greece, Turkey hold military-to-military talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/amid-tension-greece-turkey-hold-military-to-military-talks

A delegation of Turkish military officials is due in Athens to resume confidence-building talks amid tension between the two NATO members over maritime oil-and-gas drilling rights....

24. Anti-aircraft systems activated in joint military exercise with France

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anti-aircraft-systems-activated-in-joint-military-exercise-with-france

French Rafale fighter jets put the capabilities of the Cyprus army’s anti-aircraft umbrella to the test during a joint military exercise on Monday....

25. EIB President in Cyprus to discuss bank’s investment in the country

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/eib-president-in-cyprus-to-discuss-bank-s-investment-in-the-country

The European Investment Bank (EIB) President, Werner Hoyer, was in Cyprus on Monday to update President Nicos Anastasiades on recent and future investment on the island, and to review improvements the education sector which has enjoyed significant ECB investment....

26. Greek-US ties and the East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/greek-us-ties-and-the-east-med

By Lieutenant General Thomas Trask On the occasion of his meeting last month with President Donald Trump in Washington, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis remarked how the US-Greece relationship “is the best it ever was. But it can become even better.”...

27. Cops recover delivery guy’s stolen motorcycle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-recover-delivery-guy-s-stolen-motorcycle

A teenage girl was briefly detained for questioning in Limassol following a complaint by a delivery guy, who said he had his motorcycle stolen under knife threat...

28. Cyprus gets tough on economic migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gets-tough-on-economic-migrants

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris says the government is determined to cut down on asylum and residence permit applications by blocking economic migrants from filing non-legitimate petitions...

29. Teen girl hospitalized after night on the town

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/girl-hospitalized-after-night-on-the-town

A thirteen-year-old girl was taken to hospital by her father after she consumed alcohol and had a firecracker accident at a public park in Limassol...

30. State troubled over Ayia Napa mob wars

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-troubled-over-ayia-napa-mob-wars

Investigators are focusing on a person of interest in Sunday’s Ayia Napa shooting, believed to have been a mob-hit-gone-wrong against a businessman and former chairman of a local football club...

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