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1. Cyprus quarantines second ‘high risk’ traveler

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-‘high-risk-woman-quarantined-in-cyprus

Cypriot health officials have quarantined a woman in Limassol after information emerged that she had been in contact with a confirmed case of coronavirus in Italy...

2. 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....

3. President Anastasiades officially welcomed in Sofia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-anastasiades-is-officially-welcomed-in-sofia

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades was officially welcomed on Tuesday in Sofia by President of Bulgaria Rumen Radev, during a ceremony in Alexander Nevsky square, where Anastasiades laid a wreath at the Monument of the Unknown Soldier....

4. Nicosia stabbing sparks migration debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-stabbing-sparks-migration-debate

Debate over crime and migration in the Republic of Cyprus was renewed this week following a video showing the moment a young man was killed in downtown Nicosia as well as statements by officials regarding foreigners on the island...

5. Cyprus scrambles to assert coronavirus policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-to-assert-coronavirus-policy

More Cypriots are resisting government plans aimed at establishing a local quarantine facility for the coronavirus, while foreign officials warn the Wuhan outbreak may be reaching pandemic levels...

6. One in four in Cyprus at risk of poverty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/one-in-four-in-cyprus-at-risk-of-poverty

Some 200,000 persons (23.9 per cent of the Cyprus population), or one in four, are at risk of poverty, participants of a two-day discussion in Nicosia organized by Cyprus and EU-wide anti-poverty networks heard....

7. Lifer suspected in Ayia Napa shooting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prisoner-detained-in-ayia-napa-shooting

A Greek man serving a life sentence in Nicosia Central Prisons has been arrested in connection with Sunday’s Ayia Napa shooting...

8. Controversial plans for new quarry halted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/controversial-plans-for-new-quarry-halted

A meeting held at the Environment Ministry on Thursday put an end to controversial plans to create a quarry zone in the Larnaca District, after civil society raised a ruckus over the thousands of trees that would need to be axed to make way for the quarry....

9. Cyprus Shipping Chamber backs EU Shipping Industry positions on EU Green Deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-shipping-chamber-backs-eu-shipping-industry-positions-on-eu-green-deal

The Cyprus Shipping Chamber expressed its fully supports the EU Shipping Industry’s positions on the EU Green Deal, noting that the shipping industry is fully committed to eradicating its GHG emissions completely as soon as possible in this century. ...

10. 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....

11. 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....

12. 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...

13. 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...

14. 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....

15. 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...

16. 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...

17. CMP recovers remains of one person in Famagusta

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cmp-recovers-remains-of-one-person-in-famagusta

The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) recovered the remains of one person in Famagusta on Friday....

18. President says use of Saudi-businessman owned jet not a violation of Ethics Code

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-says-use-of-saudi-businessman-owned-jet-not-a-violation-of-ethics-code

President Nicos Anastasiades acknowledged on Thursday that he could have avoided using a private jet belonging to a Saudi businessman for a family holiday in the Seychelles, but denied that he was in violation of the Ethics Code....

19. Cyprus 'golden passports' scheme a laundering risk, says watchdog

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-golden-passports-scheme-a-laundering-risk-says-watchdog

A European money laundering watchdog has cautioned that a secretive investment-for-passports programme run by Cyprus was vulnerable to money laundering and fraught with risk...

20. 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....

21. Cyprus and Israel Defence Ministers discuss developments in the region

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-israel-defence-ministers-discuss-developments-in-the-region

The current strategic environment and future security developments in the region, as well as their subsequent implications on their respective countries, were discussed on Tuesday by Cypriot Minister of Defence Savvas Angelides and his Israeli counterpart Naftali Bennet....

22. Government ups the ante on Spiftire impasse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-ups-the-ante-on-spiftire-impasse

The Republic of Cyprus has already decided on measures to be taken in the event that the UN fails to resolve the Spitfire Café impasse between the Nicosia Municipality and the Turkish military....

23. House President praises Australia’s principled stance over Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-president-praises-australia-s-principled-stance-over-cyprus

Australia is a friendly country that supports Cyprus and retains a principled stance vis-à-vis the Cyprus problem, said the President of the House of Representatives, Demetris Syllouris, who is paying an official visit to the country as head of an inter-party delegation....

24. China scientists identify pangolin as possible coronavirus host

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-scientists-identify-pangolin-as-possible-coronavirus-host

The deadly coronavirus outbreak in China could have spread from bats to humans through the illegal traffic of pangolins, the world’s only scaly mammals, which are prized in Asia for food and medicine, Chinese researchers said....

25. Book Your Wedding Day celebrates 10K milestone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/book-your-wedding-day-celebrates-10k-milestone

Global pioneering wedding tourism platform BookYourWeddingDay.com reached a significant milestone on Sunday, February 2nd2020, having received its 10,000thwedding booking since its launch!...

26. National Action Plan in the works to increase role of women in conflict situations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/national-action-plan-in-the-works-to-increase-role-of-women-in-conflict-situations

A preliminary draft has been completed of the island’s first ever National Action Plan (NAP) for the implementation of UN resolution 1325, entitled ‘Women, Peace and Security’, which reaffirms the important role of women in the prevention and resolution of conflicts....

27. Football and Money Laundering

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/football-and-money-laundering

It has been identified years back at European and global level, that sports and especially football is being used by criminals to launder dirty money and derive illegal income...

28. Greece seeking EU alliances to boost migrant returns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-seeks-eu-alliances-to-boost-migrant-returns

As tensions at migrant camps on the Aegean islands simmer amid continuing arrivals, the Greek government is looking at ways of accelerating the return of those whose asylum applications are rejected....

29. North cries foul over Spitfire operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-cries-foul-over-spitfire-operation

Turkish Cypriot officials in north Nicosia are accusing city crew maintenance in the south of sneaking into the buffer and stealing a number of items with UNFICYP weighing in and calling on involved parties to back away from the iconic Spitfire Cafe...

30. PRIO: A Cyprus solution could reap high economic benefits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prio-a-solution-to-cyprus-problem-can-oe

A solution to the Cyprus problem will create large new markets, research conducted by the independent, bicommunal research centre PRIO showed....

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