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1. 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....

2. 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....

3. 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.”...

4. 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...

5. 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...

6. 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....

7. 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. ...

8. 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....

9. 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....

10. 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’...

11. EU broaches COVID passport subject

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-broaches-covid-passport-subject

The European Commission will present a proposal in March on creating an EU-wide digital vaccination passport, Commission president Ursula von der Leyen said on Monday...

12. Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine set to get EU nod in early March

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-johnson-s-vaccine-set-to-get-eu-nod-in-early-march

The European Union’s medicines regulator is expected to recommend drugmaker Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine on March 11, Bloomberg News reported on Friday, a move that could give the region its fourth coronavirus vaccine....

13. 70% of cases detected over past two weeks from Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/70-of-cases-detected-over-past-two-weeks-from-limassol

Almost 70% of all coronavirus cases diagnosed in the last 14 days were detected in Limassol, a new national surveillance report published by the Health Ministry on Friday showed....

14. Akar: Turkey determined to defend rights across ‘Blue Homeland’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akar-turkey-determined-to-defend-rights-across-‘blue-homeland

Turkey is determined to defend its rights across the “Blue Homeland,” the country’s defense minister, Hulusi Akar, said Friday, invoking an expansionist doctrine that envisages Turkish control over the waters of the eastern Aegean and the northern Mediterranean....

15. EU leaders seek to inject energy into slow vaccine rollout

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-seek-to-inject-energy-into-slow-vaccine-rollout

European Union leaders are gathering Thursday to try to inject new energy into the bloc’s lagging coronavirus vaccination efforts as concern mounts that new variants might spread faster than authorities can adapt....

16. Cyprus hotels eyeing May for reopening doors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hotels-eyeing-may-for-reopening

April is the month in which the first bookings of tourists from Israel to Cyprus are set to begin. Although large flows of tourists to Cyprus are not expected at that time, it is clear that those tourists who will come will be needing tourist accommodation. They will however have to choose between the few hotels that remain open, or even the individual ones that will resume operation by April, since all hoteliers aren’t planning to reopen their doors before May at the earliest....

17. House Speaker says Parliament must 'raise its standards'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-speaker-says-parliament-must-raise-its-standards

House Speaker Adamos Adamou said that Parliament has an obligation to raise its standards and improve its image to the public, who are turning away from politics and politicians and especially Parliament....

18. Anastasiades joins EUCO summit prep with EU leaders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-joins-euco-summit-prep-with-eu-leaders

President Nicos Anastasiades participated on Tuesday in a teleconference with the President of the European Council and EU heads of state and government, in preparation for the extraordinary European Council summit to take place online on February 25-26. ...

19. Cyprus wages battle for air connectivity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wages-battle-for-air-connectivity

Two Cypriot ministers have joined forces this week to call on the EU’s Competition commissioner to allow more state subsidies for airlines amid the pandemic, citing improvements in scheme criteria but also the remoteness of the island...

20. Guterres reassures Cyprus’ UN ambassador

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guterres-reassures-cyprus-un-ambassador

Secretary General Antonio Guterres has told the new Cypriot UN Ambassador that the international organization and himself personally are “committed” to Cyprus and its people, reiterating his intention to convene an informal 5+1 sitdown soon...

21. Almost 20,000 get both vaccine doses in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/almost-20-000-get-both-vaccine-doses-in-cyprus

Figures published by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) covering the period up to February 14 placed Cyprus in second place among EU member states for the vaccination of groups aged over 80 years old....

22. Activists say lead pellets threaten flamingos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/activists-say-hunters-lead-pellets-threaten-flamingos

Conservationists in Cyprus are urging authorities to expand a hunting ban throughout a coastal salt lake network amid concerns that migrating flamingos could potentially swallow lethal quantities of lead shotgun pellets...

23. Study detects 37 different Covid strains among Cyprus samples

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/study-detects-37-different-covid-strains-among-cyprus-samples

A strain of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, named B.1.258, is currently the most prevalent in Cyprus, according to a scientific study conducted for the analysis and course of the coronavirus in Cyprus. The study notes that since December 2020, this strain is responsible for 90% of infections in Cyprus....

24. Cyprus Parliament approves Code of Conduct for MPs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-parliament-approves-code-of-conduct-for-mps

Parliament on Thursday approved a decision enacting the Code of Conduct for MPs, implementing a recommendation by Greco, the Council of Europe’s anti-corruption monitoring body....

25. Cyprus to push for help from Brussels on migration issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-push-for-help-from-brussels-on-migration-issue

The Republic of Cyprus will make its case to Brussels and other international fora, both at the political and technocratic level, over migratory pressure and the need for assistance. ...

26. Limassol keeping Cyprus out of Covid safe zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-keeping-cyprus-out-of-covid-safe-zone

Cyprus remains above the safety threshold of 150 coronavirus cases per 100,000 people, despite a drop in the diagnosed cases, recording a cumulative impact of 164.3 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the two-week period between February 3-16....

27. Cyprus adopts color-coding for March opening of airports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adopts-color-coding-for-march-opening-of-airports

Cyprus plans to reopen its airports with a color-coded health risk assessment from March 1, applicable to travelers from its main tourism markets and the European Union, authorities said on Wednesday....

28. Anastasiades holds call with Charles Michel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-holds-call-with-charles-michel

President Nicos Anastasiades held a phone call with the European Council President Charles Michel on Thursday to touch base on the upcoming European Council meetings scheduled this month and next....

29. Turkey faced with Greece’s EU membership and diaspora

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/turkey-faced-with-greece-s-eu-membership-and-diaspora

Last week, the Turkish minister of defense once again denounced what he perceived as Greek attempts to reframe Greco-Turkish disputes as wider disputes between Turkey and third parties, powerful countries or regional entities....

30. Health Minister escorts his mother to get AZ jab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-escorts-mother-to-get-az-jab

In a symbolic act of support for Cyprus’ decision to administer the AstraZeneca jab to all ages, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou accompanied his mother on Tuesday to the Engomi vaccination centre where she got her first AstraZeneca shot. ...

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