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1. Cyprus updates risk-based classification of countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-updates-risk-based-classification-of-countries

Cyprus on Tuesday issued an updated epidemiological risk-based classification of countries, including three amendments as regards Greece, Thailand and Morocco. The new classification will come into effect on August 6....

2. Greek-Turkish exploratory contacts with a deadline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-turkish-exploratory-contacts-with-a-deadline

In the wake of last month’s dangerous escalation of tension between Greece and Turkey, the two countries have laid the groundwork for exploratory contacts on the terms and conditions of a possible resumption of a dialogue, with Berlin having played a pivotal role in the rapprochement. ...

3. Athens open to talks but not so fast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-open-to-talks-but-not-so-fast

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias has welcomed a recent move from Turkey towards de-escalation in the region, saying Athens was open to dialogue but not on all things...

4. NAVTEX warnings muddy the waters off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/navtex-warnings-muddy-the-waters-off-cyprus

Rival navigational warnings and conflicting information about naval exercises in the eastern Mediterranean dominated headlines over the weekend, with Germany appearing to be behind a last-ditch effort to buy time and de-escalate tensions between Greece and Turkey...

5. Grim tourism figures for June show Cypriots also staying put

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/grim-tourism-figures-for-june-show-cypriots-also-staying-put

Official figures for June tourist arrivals came to confirm the meagre state of tourism on the island this year, which remains heavily affected by the global coronavirus pandemic....

6. Stern warning issued to Turkish vessel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stern-warning-issued-to-turkish-vessel

Amid heightened tensions, Greek military sources have told Kathimerini that if cables of the Turkish Oruc Reis seismic research vessel touch the Greek continental shelf, Turkey will have the “complete and exclusive” responsibility for what will follow....

7. Cyprus refuses to offer Covid-19 tests to British tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-refuses-to-offer-covid-19-tests-to-british-tourists

The Cyprus government on Thursday officially put an end to hopes of local hoteliers that it would offer coronavirus tests to British tourists upon arrival on the island....

8. Almost half of Cypriots unable to shoulder cost of one-week vacation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/almost-half-of-cypriots-unable-to-shoulder-cost-of-one-week-vacation

Almost one in two Cypriots above the age of 16 is unable to shoulder the cost of a week-long vacation away from home, ranking Cyprus in the 4th worst position among EU member states, Eurostat figures for 2019 showed....

9. Cyprus issues revised risk-based list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-issues-revised-risk-based-list

The Cyprus health services on Monday issued a revised list categorizing countries from which the island accepts visitors according to their epidemiological risk. The revised list comes into effect on July 23....

10. EU summit breaks up after all-night talks, to resume later

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-summit-breaks-up-after-all-night-talks-to-resume-later

A marathon European Union summit has broken up temporarily in the fourth day of acrimonious haggling over an unprecedented 1.85 trillion-euro ($2.1 trillion) EU budget and coronavirus recovery fund to tackle the crisis. The weary leaders were scheduled to resume the meeting Monday afternoon....

11. British visitors start trickling into Greece after ban is lifted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-visitors-start-trickling-into-greece-after-ban-is-lifted

Greece began receiving British visitors on Wednesday after lifting a ban on arrivals from that country. The decision may prompt health concerns but it also opens one of the most important sources of revenues for Greek tourism....

12. Greek-Turkish ties come under strain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-turkish-ties-come-under-strain

The already tense relationship between Greece and Turkey has been strained further in the wake of Ankara’s leaking of a supposedly secret meeting between Greek, Turkish and German officials following Turkey’s controversial decision to convert Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia into a mosque and amid an increasingly aggressive Turkish stance in the East Mediterranean. The already tense relationship between Greece and Turkey has been strained further in the wake of Ankara’s leaking of a supposedly secret meeting between Greek, Turkish and German officials following Turkey’s controversial decision to convert Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia into a mosque and amid an increasingly aggressive Turkish stance in the East Mediterranean. ...

13. Berlin bridge-building effort undermined by Ankara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/berlin-bridge-building-effort-undermined-by-ankara

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Tuesday revealed that a secret trilateral meeting between Turkish, German and Greek officials, mediated by Berlin, took place ahead of the European Union Foreign Affairs Council on Monday in the wake of Turkey’s controversial decision to convert Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia into a mosque. ...

14. Cyprus President meets with UNSG's Special Representative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-meets-with-unsg-s-special-representative

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades held a meeting on Wednesday morning with the UN Secretary General’s Special Representative in Cyprus and head of the UN peacekeeping force on the island (UNFICYP), Elizabeth Spehar....

15. Tourism minister tries to manage expectations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-minister-tries-to-manage-expectations

The tourism minister is managing expectations for the Republic of Cyprus after tour operators made clear they would send British tourists to countries where PCR tests were not required...

16. Serbia, UK in category C of Cyprus' new risk-based list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/serbia-uk-in-category-c-of-cyprus-new-risk-based-list

Cyprus health services updated the epidemiological risk categorization of various countries, with the new list to be valid until July 16....

17. Three arrested after passport control incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-arrested-after-passport-control-incident

Three people have been arrested at Larnaca airport, with police saying a man's passport photo did not match his facial characteristics while a woman was accused of unruly behaviour...

18. Berlin to press Ankara over drilling plans for East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/berlin-to-press-ankara-over-drilling-plans-for-east-med

Berlin plans to play an active role, in the context of Germany's presidency of the European Council, in easing tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean where Turkey plans to expand its exploration for oil and gas in contravention of Greek and Cypriot exclusive economic zones...

19. Airport arrival Cyprus' single new coronavirus case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/airport-arrival-cyprus-single-new-coronavirus-case

The Cyprus Health Ministry announced one new coronavirus case on Monday, involving a person who was checked in the framework of the sampling program targeting airport arrivals and repatriated persons....

20. Aegean tension fueling Berlin concern

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aegean-tension-fueling-berlin-concern

With Germany assuming the European Union presidency on Wednesday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed concern over developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and Greek-Turkish relations in response to questions from MPs in the Bundestag....

21. Security Council convenes on July 29 to extend UNFICYP mandate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/security-council-convenes-on-july-29-to-extend-unficyp-mandate

The UN Security Council is scheduled to convene on July 29 to discuss the extension of the mandate of the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP). ...

22. Cyprus weighs risks of luring back tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-weighs-risks-of-luring-back-tourists

The introduction of Britain and Russia into one of the categories that would allow tourists to visit Cyprus is not on the agenda according to Kathimerini sources, with hoteliers waging a battle to assume part of the risk and scientists appearing unconvinced ahead of an upcoming meeting at the Presidential Palace...

23. Anastasiades: Cyprus wants escalation of EU action against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-cyprus-wants-escalation-of-eu-action-against-turkey

“Cyprus is asking for an escalation of EU action against Turkey’s provocativeness,” President Nicos Anastasiades stated in an interview with the Greek television network Open....

24. Berlin ready to support Cyprus solution process

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/berlin-ready-to-support-cyprus-solution-process

Berlin intends to be supportive if asked to do so by all parties involved in Cyprus settlement efforts, the Ambassador of Germany to Cyprus, Franz Josef Kremp, told the Cyprus News Agency....

25. Health Ministry revises risk-based categorization of countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-revises-risk-based-categorization-of-countries

The Health Ministry’s epidemiological surveillance and infectious disease control unit released on Monday a revised list of countries separated into two categories on the basis of their epidemiological risk. ...

26. Cyprus tourism gearing up for ‘British invasion’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tourism-gearing-up-for-‘british-invasion

The tourism industry in the Republic of Cyprus is fighting tooth and nail to minimize losses this year, with the tourism minister hinting at British arrivals in mid-July and hoteliers asking for specific dates to get ready...

27. Passenger from category A country Cyprus' only new case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourist-from-category-a-country-cyprus-only-new-case

The Republic of Cyprus saw one new coronavirus case on Wednesday, involving a passenger that flew to the island from a category A country and tested upon arrival at the airport....

28. Turkish FM accuses Athens of shirking dialogue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-turkish-fm-accuses-athens-of-shirking-dialogue

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu dismissed accusations that Ankara is unwilling to seek a solution through talks with Greece, saying that the Greek prime minister needs to “look in the mirror and ask himself where he went wrong.” ...

29. No progress among EU leaders on virus recovery deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-progress-among-eu-leaders-on-virus-recovery-deal

European Union leaders found that a quick deal on the bloc's future long-term budget and a multibillion-euro post-pandemic recovery plan remained beyond their reach Friday as the coronavirus ravages their economies....

30. Cyprus airports enter phase two on Saturday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-airports-enter-phase-two-on-saturday

The opening of Cyprus airports is set to enter phase two on Saturday, when passengers arriving from countries listed in category A by the Health Ministry will not need to present proof of a negative coronavirus test, but will be subjected to a mandatory rapid test upon arrival....

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