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1. Health Ministry announces 384 cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-announces-384-cases

The Health Ministry on Thursday announced 384 coronavirus cases on Monday, marking a positivity rate of 0.96%....

2. Vaccinations 'main economic tool' in managing Covid crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccinations-the-main-economic-tool-in-managing-covid-crisis

Vaccinations have turned into the main economic tool for the management of the coronavirus crisis and the prospects for recovery, Minister of Finance Constantinos Petrides said, stating that he foresees a strong recovery in 2021 ranging from 3.5% to 4.5% of GDP, depending on the development of the pandemic....

3. Rate of women in knowledge-intensive services in Cyprus well below EU average

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rate-of-women-in-knowledge-intensive-services-in-cyprus-well-below-eu-average

In 2019, 77.9 million people in the EU were employed in knowledge-intensive services, of whom 31.8 million were men and 46.1 million were women. Although women represent less than a half of all employed people in the EU (46%), they are in a majority in knowledge-intensive services (59%), according to data released today by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU....

4. Sexual harassment and abuse cases piling up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sexual-harassment-cases-piling-up

Cyprus police are currently working on 16 sexual harassment and abuse reports, three of which were filed over the past ten days alone...

5. Borrell: Cyprob solution must come from Cypriots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-cyprob-solution-must-come-from-cypriots-themselves

"The European Union fully supports the resumption of a settlement process under UN auspices, as soon as possible," and stands ready to provide whatever assistance both parties and the UN would find most useful, the EU’s Foreign Policy chief Josep Borrell said Thursday....

6. Students livid over false test results

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/students-livid-over-false-test-results

Students in Limassol wreaked havoc on their high school Thursday morning, after it emerged that 40 to 50 cases thought to have tested positive ended up in the clear moments later...

7. One in five cutting it close for road tax

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/one-in-five-cutting-it-close-for-road-tax

Transportation officials say there will be no deadline extension for motor vehicle registration renewals, with police saying fines will be issued to road tax violators after March 11...

8. Dad says stillbirth was due to negligence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dad-says-stillbirth-was-due-to-negligence

A grieving father of a twinless twin is accusing doctors at Makarios Children’s Hospital of medical negligence, after his wife who was pregnant with twins gave birth to a stillborn...

9. Harrowing images of Hilarion castle ablaze

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/harrowing-images-of-st-hilarion-castle-ablaze

A fire at Saint Hilarion Castle is believed to have been caused by a lightning strike, with videos showing harrowing images of the historic bastion ablaze...

10. Cyprus FM express solidarity to Greece after 6.0 earthquake

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fm-express-solidarity-to-greece-after-6-0-earthquake

Cyprus’ Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides contacted his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias to whom he expressed the solidarity of the Cypriot people to Greece following the earthquake that struck Elassona, in central Greece, on Monday....

11. Schools the main contributor to recent Covid surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-the-main-contributor-to-recent-covid-surge

The growing number of cases being detected at schools that reopened their doors with the government’s gradual lifting of lockdown measures is causing increasing concern....

12. Traditional Cypriot restaurants to get state boost

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/traditional-cypriot-restaurants-to-get-state-boost

Deputy Tourism Minister Savvas Perdios announced on Wednesday that the Cabinet had approved a special grant scheme of the order of 420,000 euros in support of restaurants offering Cypriot cuisine, in a bid to help improve the image of traditional local gastronomy....

13. Cabinet proposes local administration reform referendum in May

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-proposes-local-administration-reform-referendum-in-may

The Cabinet on Wednesday decided to schedule the islandwide referendum on the local administration reform on the same date that the public will be heading to ballot boxes anyway to cast their vote in the parliamentary elections on May 30....

14. Two states in Cyprus? Why not, then, a unitary one?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/two-states-in-cyprus-why-not-then-a-unitary-one

An informal summit on Cyprus is scheduled to take place in Geneva in late April, coming at a time when Greek-Turkish relations are anything but good and tensions are high in the broader region. The aim of the meeting, according to the United Nations, “will be to determine whether common ground exists for the parties to negotiate a lasting solution to the Cyprus problem within a foreseeable horizon.”...

15. Jehovah witness wins case against army

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jehovah-witness-wins-case-against-army

A man in the Republic of Cyprus has won an appeal against an army decision after military officers failed to prove they had acted impartially in his request for alternate military service due to religious convictions...

16. Cyprus response to pandemic gets tested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-response-to-pandemic-gets-tested

Another pandemic death was recorded Tuesday in the Republic of Cyprus, as critical voices against the government’s response continue to multiply calling for fewer tests and more vaccinations...

17. Perverted uncle denied sentence reduction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/perverted-uncle-denied-sentence-reduction

The Supreme Court has called on authorities to reevaluate a prison release programme for sex offenders, citing a case where a convicted man under a restraining order had preyed on his niece while another case was pending against him...

18. Cyprus remains under flood watch

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-remains-under-flood-watch

A low pressure system continues to affect the area over Cyprus, with heavy showers and powerful thunderstorms expected Wednesday in the late morning and early afternoon...

19. Coordination for green digital transition needed, Kokkinos says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coordination-for-green-digital-transition-of-actions-needed-kokkinos-says

Deputy Minister of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy, Kyriakos Kokkinos stressed the need to coordinate actions and investments at national and European level to achieve the EU's goals "for a sustainable, digital and green transition, empowering businesses with an emphasis on the SME and start-up ecosystem, and ensuring EU technological dominance", during his intervention at the informal teleconference of the Competitiveness Council for Research, under the Portuguese Presidency....

20. Coming period packed with Cyprus Problem diplomacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coming-period-packed-with-cyprus-problem-diplomacy

EU and UN officials are expected in Cyprus in the coming days ahead of the informal conference on Cyprus that will take place April 27-29 of in Geneva and this month’s European Council summit, during which EU leaders will discuss Turkey`s European course. ...

21. Vaccination portal to open for 69+

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccination-portal-to-open-for-69

The vaccination portal is set to open on Wednesday for those aged 69 and over, the Health Ministry announced Tuesday....

22. The Cyprus issue today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-cyprus-issue-today

Over the past 30 years, Turkey, and its friends in the society of nations, sought, and partially succeeded, in obscuring the importance of the Cyprus issue’s international dimension, that is the Turkish invasion and the illegal occupation of the island. The aim was to present the Cyprus issue as a one-dimensional, internal affair that exclusively concerns the relations and the rights of the two communities, Greek- and Turkish-Cypriots....

23. Cyprus scores Royal Caribbean mid-pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scores-royal-caribbean-mid-pandemic

Cyprus Deputy Ministry for Tourism has welcomed a world-renowned cruise ship company’s decision to include Cyprus among its destinations during June – August 2021, utilizing a brand-new ship, to be delivered shortly...

24. Local government reform on the ballot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/local-government-reform-on-the-ballot

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris is calling for local government reform to be decided by voters during parliamentary elections, citing his frustration over a long and protracted debate on the issue...

25. Second thoughts as relaxation plan unravels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-thoughts-as-relaxation-plan-unravels

Health minister Constantinos Ioannou was due to consult with health experts online Tuesday during an emergency meeting, following alarming news over multiple chains of infection and a rise in daily cases amid a plan to relax measures step by step...

26. Rain enters picture this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rain-enters-picture-this-week

A low pressure system is affecting Cyprus as temperatures fall and rise this week, with rain chances and suspicious clouds hanging over the island...

27. Health Ministry announces 302 cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-announces-302-cases

The Health Ministry on Thursday announced 302 coronavirus cases on Monday, marking a steady increase in the number of daily cases, though the number of tests being performed over the past few days has also increased significantly....

28. Health Minister concerned over rule flouters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-concerned-over-rule-flouters

Cyprus must continue to show good epidemiological figures before any more restrictions can be lifted safely, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said Monday....

29. Peter Piot: Vaccination passports a one-way street

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/peter-piot-vaccination-passports-a-one-way-street

Professor Peter Piot, advisor to the Commission President, speaks to ‘K’...

30. UNSG extends formal invitations to Cyprob summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unsg-extends-formal-invitations-to-cyprus-problem-summit

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres sent out official invites to the informal five-party summit on the Cyprus Problem that is set to take place on April 27-29 in Geneva. ...

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