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1. Racism, xenophobia rife in Cyprus, refugees say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/racism-xenophobia-rife-in-cyprus-refugees-say

A teleconference on Tuesday raised the multifaceted problems faced by refugees and asylum seekers on the island, such as racism and xenophobia, hardships during the coronavirus pandemic, and difficulties with integrating into Cyprus society....

2. Student and detainee two of three new coronavirus cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/student-and-detainee-two-of-three-new-coronavirus-cases

A Health Ministry announcement confirmed that three new coronavirus cases emerged on Tuesday after 1,473 samples were checked for the virus....

3. Some restrictions may be eased earlier than planned

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/some-restrictions-may-be-eased-earlier-than-planned

The government and its health advisory committee discussed on Tuesday the possibility of relaxing certain restrictions sooner than anticipated, but final decisions are expected to emerge after the Cabinet’s meeting on Wednesday....

4. Market sentiment looking up, FinMin says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/market-sentiment-looking-up-finmin-says

Market sentiment is looking up, Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said Tuesday after a broad meeting at the Presidential Palace between President Nicos Anastasiades and representatives of financial institutions....

5. Ankara sparks renewed tensions with Athens over claim for 24 blocks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-sparks-renewed-tensions-with-athens-over-claim-for-24-blocks

Ankara on Tuesday responded to a complaint from Athens concerning a map published in the Turkish government’s gazette outlining areas where Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO) has applied for exploration licenses, including several within Greece’s continental shelf, by insisting that these areas are within the boundaries Turkey has submitted to the United Nations. ...

6. Cyprus condemns vandalism at mosque

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-condemns-vandalism-at-limassol-mosque

Limassol police are investigating an incident of vandalism at Koprulu mosque, after gasoline bombs were thrown at the building and graffiti found spray-painted on the outer fence...

7. Five new cases emerge but Cyprus still on track, Kostrikis says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/five-new-cases-emerge-but-cyprus-still-on-track-kostrikis-says

Five new coronavirus cases emerged on Monday after 1,504 samples were checked for the virus....

8. Cyprus to launch SMS campaign to stem migrant arrivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-launch-sms-campaign-to-stem-migrant-arrivals

Cyprus is launching a multilingual SMS campaign to head off more migrant arrivals by dispelling the mistaken belief the European Union member country is a gateway to the continent, the Cypriot interior minister said Sunday....

9. Cyprus delegation to visit Israel at earliest date possible

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/visit-of-cyprus-delegation-to-israel-at-earliest-date

President Nicos Anastasiades and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu agreed on Monday that a visit to Israel by a delegation of high ranking Cypriot officials must take place as soon as possible to cover important issues relating to the cooperation of the two countries....

10. Greece to make massive riot police equipment purchase

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-to-make-massive-purchase-for-riot-police-equipment

Greece is planning purchases worth millions of euros to equip the Hellenic Police’s (ELAS) riot force with shields, helmets, uniforms, bullet-proof vests and other supplies, including large quantities of tear gas, in anticipation of a fresh push on the northeastern border with Turkey by undocumented migrants and refugees trying to force their way into the European Union....

11. Lawmakers to vote on budget for new support measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawmakers-to-vote-on-budget-for-new-support-measures

The Finance Ministry will be seeking lawmakers’ green light for the supplementary budget of €220 million involving a string of measures to keep the economy afloat after the slowdown brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. ...

12. Cyprus enters second phase of GESY

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-enters-second-phase-of-gesy

After a long a protracted internal battle in the Republic of Cyprus, the implementation of the second and final phase of the country’s first and only General Health System begins on Monday...

13. Cyprus scores Wizz Air base in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scores-wizz-air-base

Cypriot aviation scored a big win this week after Wizz Air said it would turn Larnaca airport into a base, as the island is trying to restore connectivity and the airline industry going through a hygiene makeover...

14. 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....

15. Two contacts of known cases test positive for coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-contacts-of-known-cases-test-positive-for-coronavirus

The Health Ministry announced two new coronavirus cases on Thursday, both involving contacts of other known cases....

16. FinMin delves into details of 'new, more targeted measures'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finmin-delves-into-details-of-new-more-targeted-measures

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides held a press conference on Thursday to delve into the details of the new bundle of economic support measures announced by President Nicos Anastasiades in a televised national address Wednesday night....

17. Cyprus expects 600,000 tourists by August

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-expects-600-000-tourists-by-august

The island is expected to receive some 600,000 passengers in August, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said Thursday, noting that this estimation includes people flying in on commercial and private planes....

18. Kindergartens, nurseries to reopen early next month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kindergartens-nurseries-to-reopen-early-next-month

The health advisory committee is looking toward the first 10 days of June for the reopening of kindergartens and nurseries, as the epidemiological development of Cyprus appears to be moving into a direction that can guarantee the safety of the move....

19. Mass deportations underway in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mass-deportations-underway-in-cyprus

The Republic of Cyprus has begun expelling foreign nationals who have been turned down for asylum, citing concerns over security threats and changing demographics due to a migration crisis...

20. Cyprus to foot the bill for infected tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-foot-the-bill-for-infected-tourists

The Republic of Cyprus is pledging to cover all costs for anyone testing positive for the coronavirus while on vacation on the eastern Mediterranean island nation...

21. President unveils new stimulus package

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-unveils-new-stimulus-package

President Nicos Anastasiades announced on Wednesday a new set of measures to support tourism, businesses, and the self-employed workers that took a hit in the coronavirus pandemic...

22. Repair and Prepare: EU unveils €750 bln plan for coronavirus recovery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/repair-and-prepare-eu-unveils-€750-bln-plan-for-coronavirus-recovery

The European Commission unveiled on Wednesday a plan to borrow on the market and then disburse to EU countries 750 billion euros in grants and loans to help them recover from their coronavirus slump, giving an immediate boost to the euro....

23. Greece to welcome Germans, Cypriots, Israelis in first wave of visitors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-to-welcome-germans-cypriots-israelis-in-first-wave-of-visitors

Greece will allow travelers from around two dozen countries including Germany, Cyprus and Israel to visit from mid-June without having to be quarantined, government officials said, part of a gradual easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions....

24. Republic of Cyprus starts its biggest engine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/republic-of-cyprus-starts-its-biggest-engine

A new presidential address to the nation on Wednesday is expected to set the tone as the Republic of Cyprus is gearing up for the summer season but debate over health concerns and social distancing still rages on...

25. President to announce new support package on Wednesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-to-announce-new-support-package-on-wednesday

President Nicos Anastasiades will address the Cyprus nation on Wednesday to announce a new package of measures to support the economy and workers....

26. 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....

27. Health services dealing with positive case at high school

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-services-dealing-with-positive-case-at-high-school

The Ayiou Charalambous high school in the Paphos district Emba village, where a teacher had tested positive for coronavirus, remained closed on Tuesday while the premises were disinfected, and the state health services identified his possible contacts....

28. Cyprus readies to deport suspected terrorists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-moves-to-deport-suspected-terrorists

The Republic of Cyprus says it is getting ready to deport 17 undocumented migrants suspected of having ties to foreign terrorists, but proceedings could be delayed due to ongoing pandemic and other legal issues...

29. Cyprus records zero new cases

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No new infections of the coronavirus were announced in Cyprus on Saturday, the first time the island recorded zero confirmed cases since the start of the outbreak in early March...

30. Airports to reopen in two stages from June 9

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/airports-to-reopen-in-two-stages-from-june-9

Cyprus on Friday worked out the details of the resumption of its tourism sector, with the Cabinet green lighting a two-stage action plan for the reopening of the Larnaca and Paphos airports....

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