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181. Cyprus takes next step with caution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-far-more-cautious-in-next-step

The Cypriot government is moving ahead with further relaxation of measures against the pandemic, with the announcement coming two days after a Cabinet decision that was delayed due to high hospitalization rates but also reports that not all ministers were on the same page...

182. Rapid test results under fire again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rapid-tests-under-fire-again

Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides says a second PCR test came back negative, giving rise to further debate over the reliability of rapid test results, with a health expert also raising questions over the use of the method in Cyprus...

183. Another convicted sex offender loses appeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-convicted-sex-offender-loses-appeal

The Supreme Court has confirmed the conviction of a man who committed sex crimes against a young girl, saying the fact that he was also a minor during the early years of the abuse did not mean his sentence was excessive...

184. Health Ministry announces one death, 431 cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-announces-one-death-431-cases

The Health Ministry announced 431 coronavirus cases and one fatality on Thursday, raising total cases detected so far to 38,496 and the death toll to 236....

185. EU regulator approves Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot jab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-regulator-approves-johnson-johnson-s-one-shot-jab

The European Medicines Agency has authorized Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose Covid-19 shot, giving the European Union a fourth licensed vaccine to fight the pandemic as its vaccination drive continues to proceed much more slowly than hoped. ...

186. Health Minister consults experts before Friday's measures announcement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-consults-experts-before-friday-s-measures-announcement

The Health Minister consulted the government’s health advisory committee on Thursday for an evaluation of the island’s coronavirus situation before the Cabinet is set to take final decisions on Friday on whether we’ll be moving forwards or backwards....

187. Major UK tour operator sees bookings to Cyprus triple

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/major-uk-tour-operator-sees-bookings-to-cyprus-triple

The UK’s second biggest tour operator Jet2holidays saw bookings for Cyprus and Greece skyrocket after the two countries announced they would be prepared to receive British tourists come May...

188. More than quarter of Cyprus Covid-19 cases are UK variant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-quarter-of-cyprus-covid-19-cases-are-uk-variant

More than a quarter of Covid-19 cases detected in Cyprus are of a highly contagious variant of the virus first identified in Britain last autumn and may explain a recent spike, authorities said on Thursday....

189. UK concerned over Varosha, reiterates call for flexibility

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-concerned-over-varosha-reiterates-call-for-flexibility

The UK continues to follow the situation in Varosha “with concern”, Foreign Minister for the European Neighbourhood Wendy Morton stated in response to a question by Conservative MP Matthew Offord....

190. Blinken says US fully engaged on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blinken-says-us-fully-engaged-on-cyprus

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says American diplomacy will be “fully engaged” on the Cyprus issue, with Washington calling out aggressive actions in the eastern Mediterranean but also supporting positive developments...

191. Cyprus under gale warning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-under-gale-warning

A wind advisory has been issued for Cyprus with stormy winds expected to reach gale force Thursday afternoon and later in the evening, while clear weather is expected over the weekend...

192. Power outage refuels reform debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/power-outage-refuels-reform-debate

A technical failure in the Vasilikos power plant was quickly restored Thursday morning, after rendering areas all over the Republic of Cyprus without electricity at a time when unions are up in arms over reforms in the industry...

193. Minister points finger at north over barbwire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-points-finger-at-north-over-barbwire

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has fired back at critics in the north over the south’s decision to install barbwire near the UN buffer zone to halt illegal crossings, blaming the need for a fence on lack of action on the part of Turkish Cypriot authorities...

194. Health Ministry announces 415 cases, two deaths

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-announces-415-cases-two-deaths

The Health Ministry announced 415 coronavirus cases and two fatalities on Wednesday, raising total cases detected so far to 38,065 and the death toll to 235. ...

195. Limassol restaurants accepting 'chosen' customers through back door

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-restaurants-accepting-chosen-customers-through-back-door

Against the backdrop of intensifying concerns over the island’s deteriorating epidemiological situation, culminating in the government’s decision to hold off on announcing any further relaxations on Wednesday, some appear to not be fully grasping the severity of the situation and are flouting restrictions in place to curb the spread of the virus....

196. Cabinet green lights creation of dep. culture ministry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-green-lights-creation-of-dep-culture-ministry

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved a bill for the establishment of a deputy ministry for culture....

197. Cyprus' main Covid hospital at 96% capacity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-main-covid-hospital-at-96-capacity

The Famagusta general hospital reached 96% capacity on Wednesday, the hospital’s scientific director Amalia Hadjiyianni said....

198. Critics slam 'Trump-like' fence installed in Nicosia suburb

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critics-slam-trump-like-fence-installed-in-nicosia-suburb

The government came under fire on Tuesday over a decision to lay razor wire along a section of the Astromeritis buffer zone in the Nicosia district....

199. State drops big marriage fraud case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-drops-big-marriage-fraud-case

Police in Cyprus were distinctly furious this week after prosecutors dropped charges against nine suspects in a fake marriage case, with the Legal department arguing an amended law linking sham marriage to immigration violations was not retroactive...

200. Cyprus holds off decision on more relaxations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-holds-off-decision-on-more-relaxations

The Cabinet has pushed back a crucial announcement, through which the government was expected to move forward with further relaxations, citing a rise in daily cases and hospitalizations...

201. High school senior challenges rapid test rule

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-school-senior-challenges-rapid-test-rule

A photo showing a high school student outside a glass window following along with a lesson inside his classroom has gone viral, keeping the debate over mandatory rapid tests alive in Cyprus...

202. Health Ministry announces 420 new cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-announces-420-new-cases

The Health Ministry announced 420 coronavirus cases on Tuesday, when 34,799 tests were conducted, marking a positivity rate of 1.21%....

203. Cyprus to assume first Presidency term of EMGF

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cprus-to-assume-first-presidency-term-of-emgf

Cyprus will assume its first official Presidency term of the Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF) starting on January 2022, participants at the fourth EMGF ministerial meeting decided on Tuesday....

204. Surge in concentration of Covid genetic material in Limassol wastewater

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surge-in-concentration-of-covid-genetic-material-in-limassol-wastewater

The concentration of genetic fragments of coronavirus in Limassol’s urban wastewater has recorded a steady increase over the past few months, a scientific study found....

205. Police breaks up Paphos engagement party

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-breaks-up-paphos-engagement-party

Paphos police broke up an engagement party at a home on Monday, handing out fines of a total of €2,400 to the eight people found in violation of coronavirus restrictions....

206. EastMed pipeline could be ready in five years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eastmed-pipeline-could-be-ready-in-five-years

The EastMed pipeline could be in place in five years, Israeli Minister of National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Resources, Yuval Steinitz, has told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA), describing it as an extremely important project....

207. Famagusta hospital treating Covid cases as young as 17

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/famagusta-hospital-treating-covid-cases-as-young-as-17

The Famagusta general hospital is currently treating coronavirus cases as young as 17 years old...

208. Athens sees Ankara games ahead of summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-sees-ankara-games-ahead-of-summit

Not only did Turkey continue to ignore Athens’ proposals for the next round of exploratory contacts between the two countries on Monday, its Defense Ministry once again revisited the issue of demilitarization of the Greek islands of the eastern Aegean, going as far as denouncing the presence of Greek warships at Kastellorizo....

209. President seeks consensus to relax measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-seeks-broad-consensus-to-relax-measures

Health experts on the government’s pandemic task force met with President Nicos Anastasiades on Tuesday, with reports saying the commander in chief got the nod to proceed with scheduled relaxing of measures but details were still not fully clear...

210. Cyprus-Israel gas dispute deferred to firms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-israel-gas-dispute-deferred-to-companies

Israel and Cyprus have reached an understanding over gas reserves straddling their maritime border, the Cypriot energy minister said on Tuesday, in a key step towards resolving a nine-year impasse over offshore spoils...

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