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15 July, 2020
 

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1. Cyprus readies launch of 5G bid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-readies-launch-of-5g-bid

The Republic of Cyprus is moving forward with opening a public bid for the country’s 5G network, with permits expected to be approved before the year is out...

2. Red warning flag raised at Limassol beach after jellyfish sightings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/red-warning-flag-raised-at-limassol-beach-after-jellyfish-sightings

Limassol’s lifeguards unit raised a red beach warning flag at a Limassol beach due to the appearance of jellyfish....

3. US to include Cyprus in army programme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-to-include-cyprus-in-army-programme

The American Embassy in Nicosia says the United States are looking forward to expanding their military education and training programmes to include Cyprus, with plans to introduce professional and technical courses in 2021...

4. Student’s letter causes media storm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/student-s-letter-causes-media-storm

A student in Nicosia is taking social media by storm, after she wrote a letter criticizing school prayer and how religion is being taught in state schools in the Republic of Cyprus...

5. LIDL Cyprus donates masks to fight Covid-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/lidl-cyprus-donates-masks-to-fight-covid-19

6. Man rescued after falling in septic tank

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-rescued-after-falling-in-septic-tank

Fire fighters mounted a rescue operation on Tuesday to pull a man out of a septic tank filled with liquid waste...

7. Bill criminalises prostitution in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-criminalises-prostitution-in-cyprus

A proposed legislation making paid sex a crime in the Republic of Cyprus is drawing criticism, after the country’s left wing declared the female body is not for sale and cannot be bought...

8. Deputy mayor draws back racist declaration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deputy-mayor-draws-back-racist-declaration

Limassol’s deputy mayor Nikos Sykas has issued a statement following widespread criticism over a post on Facebook when he self-identified as a racist...

9. Endangered shark shot off Limassol coast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/endangered-shark-shot-off-limassol-coast

A blue pointer shark was captured on video Saturday during an encounter with a sea turtle off the coast of Limassol, with local fishermen reportedly shooting the endangered mako shark in the head...

10. Demonstration outside refugee camp sparks Government reaction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/demonstration-outside-refugee-camp-sparks-government-reaction

A demonstration staged outside the Pournara camp in Kokkinotrimithia on Sunday calling for an end to the arbitrary detention of hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers stirred reaction from the Government on Tuesday, with an Interior Ministry announcement claiming it won’t be allowing any further ghettoization of the island....

11. Migrant camp declared ‘local infected area’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-camp-declared-‘local-infected-area

Human rights advocates in the Republic of Cyprus are crying foul over the government's handling of asylum seekers at Pournara camp, after the health ministry declared the migrant centre a “local infected area” citing public health laws due to an infestation...

12. Forest department issues code red

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/forest-department-issues-code-red

The forest department has issued a Code Red warning citizens to abstain from any activity that could cause a fire, as incidents continue to pop up across the island...

13. Commission calls on Turkey to show solidarity without discrimination

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commission-calls-on-turkey-to-show-solidarity-without-discrimination

The European Commission called on Turkey "to maintain a spirit of solidarity without discrimination", referring to Wednesday’s incident where Turkey denied a flight transporting medical equipment to Cyprus to enter its airspace....

14. Medical supplies arrive after eventful flight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/medical-supplies-arrive-after-eventful-flight

Another huge load of medical supplies from China was delivered to the Republic of Cyprus on Wednesday, after an “adventurous” flight on a Russian aircraft that did not have enough fuel to make it in one go...

15. President and Education Minister brush off mounting concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-and-education-minister-brush-off-mounting-concerns

As concern mounts over the Cyprus government’s decision to send children back to school on May 21, Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou issued a press conference Friday morning to clarify how the return of students to classrooms will play out....

16. Minister keeps bus drivers on their toes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-keeps-bus-drivers-on-their-toes

Transport Minister Yiannis karousos made an unannounced visit to a bus transit location on Friday to experience firsthand the implementation of public health guidelines...

17. Nicosia youth who lost fingers speaks out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/youth-who-lost-fingers-speaks-out

A teenager, who blew off three of his fingers after a firework tube exploded in his hand, took to social media to warn his peers against the use of illegal pyrotechnics...

18. Police warn coronavirus lockdown may lead to increase in child grooming

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-warn-coronavirus-lockdown-may-lead-to-increase-in-child-grooming

Police on Tuesday warned that the increased use of the internet by minors during the coronavirus lockdown brings increased risk of child grooming....

19. Cypriot health minister speaks from the heart

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-health-minister-speaks-from-the-heart

Cyprus Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou says that his responsibility and that of the government is to protect people’s health, adding it is an obligation stemming from the Constitution as well as his own conscience...

20. Flight ban extended for two weeks in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flight-ban-extended-for-two-weeks

A universal flight ban in the Republic of Cyprus was extended on Thursday for two more weeks, as health officials this week are closely monitoring the effectiveness of all measures taken on the island so far...

21. Fight against pandemic hangs in the balance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fight-against-pandemic-hangs-in-the-balance

Authorities in the Republic of Cyprus are closely monitoring the effectiveness of stricter measures against the spread of the coronavirus, with health experts saying more cases resulting from lack of social distancing are now starting to emerge...

22. President: stricter measures necessary, but undergoes 'severe crisis of conscience'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-stricter-measures-necessary-but-undergoes-severe-crisis-of-conscience

In a Facebook post on Tuesday President Nicos Anastasiades said he undergoes “a severe crisis of conscience” every time the Government is required to enforce stricter measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic, but said that current circumstances necessitate that tougher measures are taken....

23. British High Commission issues FAQ responses for UK tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-high-commission-issues-faq-responses-for-uk-tourists

The British High Commission on Wednesday provided a series of responses to frequently asked questions by British tourists in Cyprus regarding the unfolding coronavirus pandemic on the island. ...

24. Travelers speak of horror under quarantine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/travelers-speak-of-horror-under-quarantine

Dozens of travelers who arrived in Cyprus without a required health certificate for the coronavirus say they were hurried to the mountains in the dead of night and treated like “criminals” and “lepers"...

25. Officials cave in after airport tension

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-cave-in-after-airport-tension

Government officials got a taste of their own medicine on Monday after students who flew in without complying with the latest coronavirus guidelines were granted an exception after hours of tension at the airports and inside the plane...

26. President: Partial lockdown of airports, schools to remain closed until April 10

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-partial-lockdown-of-airports-schools-to-remain-closed-until-april-10

President Nicos Anastasiades addressed the nation on Friday night after the week saw cumulative confirmations of coronavirus cases across the divide....

27. Cop sentenced over teen girl’s nudes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cop-sentenced-over-teen-girl-s-nudes

A Nicosia district judge handed down a six month prison sentence to a police officer, who used a fake profile on Facebook to obtain naked photos from a female high school student and then blackmailed her...

28. UN police block protesters at Ledra checkpoint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-police-block-protesters-at-checkpoint

UN police in Cyprus were taking no chances at the Ledra checkpoint on Monday, blocking Turkish Cypriot demonstrators in the north who wanted to bring flowers to Greek Cypriot riot police behind fortified barricades in the south...

29. Police hold the line at Ledra checkpoint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-hold-the-line-at-ledra-checkpoint

Greek Cypriot police at Nicosia's Ledra crossing thwarted a barricade breach by Turkish Cypriot protesters on Saturday, as demonstrations against the checkpoint shutdown continued on both sides of the divided island...

30. Eight Turkish Cypriots rushed to hospital after Ledra checkpoint protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eight-turkish-cypriots-rushed-to-hospital-after-ledra-checkpoint-protest

Protesters gathered on both sides of the Ledra Street divide on Saturday to demonstrate against the closure of four checkpoints by the government of the Republic of Cyprus, a move it said was part of a bundle of coronavirus protection measures but which has been criticized as a measure veiling ulterior political motives....

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