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1. Communion ritual unchanged in Orthodox Church despite virus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/communion-ritual-unchanged-in-orthodox-church-despite-virus

One by one, the children and adults line up for the centuries-old ritual of Holy Communion, trying to keep a proper social distance. The priest dips a spoon into the chalice of bread and wine, which the faithful believe is the body and blood of Christ, and puts it into the mouth of the first person in line....

2. 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....

3. Third suspect in armored truck heist caught

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A third suspect in Nicosia's money van heist outside a local bakery has been apprehended in Paphos, after the man reportedly sought help from a farmer who notified police...

4. Fire department furious over multiple fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fire-department-furious-over-multiple-fires

Fire fighters in Cyprus responded to multiple fires on Sunday, with officials saying the high number and different origin locations made it impossible to believe they were all caused by accident...

5. Death by kin suspect faces manslaughter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/death-by-kin-suspect-faces-manslaughter

A young man in Larnaca who killed his sister with a single gunshot to the head is facing trial for involuntary manslaughter, after police prosecutors said there was no evidence of premeditated murder...

6. Forest department issues code red

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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...

7. Man wanted in armored truck robbery

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Two suspects are in police custody and another man remains at large in connection with a cash-in-transit robbery in Nicosia, with investigators pursuing links to Paphos...

8. Cyprus comes together to put out fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-comes-together-to-put-out-fires

Authorities on both sides of divided Cyprus were battling with fires over the weekend, with students in the north ordered to evacuate their dorms and residents in the south grabbing garden hoses to put out flames in their backyards...

9. Turkey defends Larnaca-bound flight decision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-defends-action-over-larnaca-bound-plane

Ankara says a Larnaca-bound plane never submitted a timely request to fly through Turkish airspace, accusing the Republic of Cyprus of using the pandemic to score points for political gain...

10. Police back to the scene in death by kin case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-back-to-the-scene-in-death-by-kin-case

A young man who says he shot and killed his sister by accident in Larnaca was ordered to remain in custody on Thursday, as investigators begin to learn about troubling details that preceded the fatal shooting...

11. Flames break out at north Nicosia junkyard

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flames-break-out-at-north-nicosia-junkyard

12. Tensions mount over plans for high-rises on iconic Nicosia street

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tensions-mount-over-plans-for-high-rises-on-iconic-nicosia-street

After tensions mounted in recent days over plans for the construction of a high-rise building complex on the iconic Gladstone Street in central Nicosia which hosts historic and traditional listed buildings, the developers of the planned construction fired back on Monday, claiming the plans are in line with the town planning regulations of the Nicosia Master Plan....

13. British woman dies in Paralimni house fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-woman-dies-in-paralimni-fire

A British woman was found dead inside her Paralimni residence on Wednesday, after authorities were called to the scene to extinguish a house fire...

14. More cell phone antennas torched in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-rooftop-antennas-torched-in-cyprus

It turns out that another cell phone antenna was torched in Limassol earlier this week, when media reported on a second arson attack within just one month...

15. New round of 20,000 tests on employees

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The Cabinet on Wednesday agreed to launch a new round of testing for employees of businesses that are set to resume operations as part of government plans to steadily ease restriction measures....

16. Limassol sees second cell phone antenna arson

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-sees-second-cell-phone-antenna-arson

Limassol is proving to be an unsafe place for cell phone antennas, as police on Tuesday were searching for the perpetrators of a second arson attack within a month....

17. Chloroquine hype begins to wane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chloroquine-hype-begins-to-wane

More doubts over chloroquine emerged this week, with new studies pointing to high risks and a US top health official saying he was fired after being pressured to direct money towards the “game changer” drug...

18. Cyprus irked over mystery casino probe

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The Republic of Cyprus is asking the European Anti-Fraud Office for more information into a probe of misuse funds, following reports that stolen EU money was pumped into a casino project on the island...

19. Nicosia youth who lost fingers speaks out

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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...

20. Cyprus shaken by loud Easter fireworks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-brought-to-its-knees-by-fireworks

Nicosia was shaken by non-stop fireworks and police sirens on Holy Saturday, as Greek Orthodox Christians observed the first celebration of Easter at midnight amid a pandemic lockdown...

21. EU investigators follow the money to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-investigators-follow-the-money-to-cyprus

Cyprus came on the European Anti-Fraud Office’s radar this week, after it emerged that money allegedly stolen from an environmental project was diverted to a casino project on the island...

22. Police seize scrap wood for Easter bonfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-seize-scrap-wood-for-easter-bonfires

Local crews in Nicosia’s Strovolos municipality have been busy removing scrap wood stashed away in abandoned buildings in an effort to crack down on illegal lambradjia bonfires on upcoming Holy Saturday...

23. President: mistakes, complacency over Easter will mean restrictions drag on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-mistakes-complacency-over-easter-will-mean-restrictions-drag-on

Addressing the nation anew on Thursday, President Nicos Anastasiades said that this weekend, which marks the Greek Orthodox Easter, will test the island’s population but stressed the need for absolute compliance with restriction measures so that it can remain feasible to begin a gradual lifting of the measures as soon as possible....

24. Twitter unfreezes Chinese ambassador account

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/twitter-unfreezes-chinese-ambassador-s-account

China's ambassador to the Republic of Cyprus was back online Wednesday night after Twitter unblocked his account following a two-day freeze...

25. President slams 5G 'fake news'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-slams-5g-fake-news

President Nicos Anastasiades stepped in on Wednesday in attempt to effectively put an end to the “fake news” stirring up “unfounded” concerns among the public over the coronavirus crisis being taken advantage of for the quiet installation of 5G network infrastructure....

26. Cops won’t mess around during holy week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-won-t-mess-around-during-holy-week

Law enforcement officials have announced they will step up patrols throughout the holy week, leading to the Greek orthodox Easter on April 19, singling out delinquent teens while giving a heads up to groups of foreign nationals...

27. 5G bashers in Cyprus set antenna on fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/5g-bashers-in-cyprus-set-antenna-on-fire

Conspiracy theories took a front seat on social media over the weekend, with the burning of a cell phone antenna in Limassol taking place after a full-blown debate on whether 5G was linked to the coronavirus pandemic...

28. Morphou bishop defies church lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/morphou-bishop-defies-church-lockdown

Morphou Bishop Neophytos spoke out against decree orders on Palm Sunday, after accusing police officers of being “rude” and praised the Bulgarian government for keeping churches open...

29. Coronavirus derails southern Europe's clean-up from the last crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-derails-southern-europe-s-clean-up-from-the-last-crisis

This year was meant to mark a turning point for Greek and Italian banks as they finally laid the ghosts of the financial crisis to rest. Then the coronavirus struck....

30. Tracking app promoted to combat pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tracking-app-promoted-to-combat-pandemic

An EU-funded research centre in the Republic of Cyprus is calling on people to install a new app called CovTracer to help limit the spread of coronavirus, amid concerns regarding privacy and effectiveness of tracking applications...

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