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1. 522 Cyprus army recruits planning to study at UK universities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/522-cyprus-army-recruits-planning-to-study-at-uk-universities

A total of 522 incoming army recruits have informed the Education Ministry that they are either candidates for or have secured a spot at a UK university for the 2020-21 academic year, but who plan to defer their offer until the following year, when home fee status and loans for EU students will be scrapped, due to their 14-month military service requirement....

2. Cyprus among five countries that present UNSG with note verbale on Tukey-Libya MoU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-among-five-countries-that-present-unsg-with-note-verbale-on-tukey-libya-mou

Cyprus, Bahrain, Egypt, Greece and Saudi Arabia have presented a note verbale to the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterrres, outlining the reasons why the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Government of the Republic of Turkey and the Government of National Accord of Libya on the delimitation of maritime jurisdiction areas in the Mediterranean in Istanbul on 27 November 2019 should not be registered by the UN Secretariat in the list of international treaties....

3. 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....

4. Cyprus to boost number of random tests at airports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-boosts-number-of-random-tests-at-airports

The health ministry will be boosting the number of random coronavirus checks conducted on passengers arriving at Cyprus airports from category A and B countries to 600....

5. Presidents of Cyprus, Greece discuss escalating Turkish provocations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidents-of-cyprus-greece-discuss-escalating-turkish-provocations

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Greece’s President Katerina Sakellaropoulou held their first meeting in Athens on Tuesday, focusing the discussion on Turkey’s actions in the region and the close ties between the two countries....

6. Anastasiades lauds France as a pillar of stability in EastMed region

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-lauds-france-as-a-pillar-of-stability-in-eastmed-region

In a period of immense challenges and illegal actions, the presence of the French naval force in the broader geographical region tangibly proves the readiness and determination of France to act as a pillar of stability in the region, while it sends a clear message to those who aim at escalating tensions by acting in an unacceptable way, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said Monday....

7. As EU mulls sanctions, Turkey defiant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/as-eu-mulls-sanctions-turkey-defiant

The European Union is seeking ways of imposing sanctions on Turkey in the event that its transgressions in the East Mediterranean are scaled up, and in the wake of its decision to convert Hagia Sophia into a mosque. ...

8. 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...

9. Limassol gym employee Cyprus' single new case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-gym-employee-cyprus-single-new-case

The Health Ministry announced one new coronavirus case on Monday, involving a local employee of a Limassol gym....

10. Students arrested as visa debate rages on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-students-arrested-as-visa-debate-rages-on

Police officers and immigration agents raided establishments in Paphos on Sunday, arresting two international students who were found working without authorization, with critics calling on the state to ease restrictions and allow off-campus work...

11. Greece sees new spike in Covid-19 numbers with 60 confirmed infections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-sees-new-spike-in-covid-19-numbers-with-60-confirmed-infections

Greek health authorities on Friday said they had confirmed 60 new SARS-CoV-2 infections in the last 24 hours in the country, which raise the total number to 3,732. ...

12. Turkish court rules to let Hagia Sophia return as mosque

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-court-rules-to-let-hagia-sophia-return-as-mosque

13. Excellent relations with Russia, China will not be disrupted, Cyprus President says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/excellent-relations-with-russia-china-will-not-be-disrupted-cyprus-president-says

The excellent relations Cyprus has with Russia and China will not be disrupted, President Nicos Anastasiades said on Thursday, commenting on a US decision to include Cyprus in its military education and training program....

14. Number of people allowed to gather to increase on July 12

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/number-of-people-allowed-to-gather-to-increase-on-july-12

Cyprus’ positive epidemiological indicators allowed the Health Ministry to fast track raising the number of people allowed to gather in homes, public spaces, food and drink spots, and mass gatherings. The new rules will come into effect on July 12....

15. Greece says it is ready to reimpose restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-says-its-ready-to-reimpose-restrictions

Greek authorities say they are ready to re-impose public and travel restrictions next week, warning that safety guidance for the coronavirus is being frequently ignored....

16. Health Minister alarmed over Belgium's inclusion of Cyprus in 'orange' travel zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-alarmed-over-belgium-s-inclusion-of-cyprus-in-orange-travel-zone

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou on Thursday expressed surprise over Belgium’s inclusion of Cyprus in its elevated risk zone for travel....

17. Turkey reacts to US plan for military education, training for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-reacts-to-us-plan-for-military-education-training-for-cyprus

Turkey expressed its disagreement over a US government plan to make International Military Education and Training (IMET) available to Cyprus, saying it does not help resolve the island’s division....

18. Army recruits with UK university offer asked to submit details to education ministry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/army-recruits-with-offers-at-uk-universities-asked-to-submit-details-to-education-ministry

This year’s incoming army recruits were contacted by the education ministry on Wednesday via text message, which asked those who secured a position at a UK university for the coming academic year to inform the ministry so that concrete figures can be gathered....

19. Cabinet orders stricter, more frequent checks for compliance with protection measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-orders-stricter-more-frequent-checks-for-compliance-with-protection-measures

The cabinet on Wednesday agreed to set into motion stricter, more frequent, and more intensive checks by state authorities to ensure that government-ordered protection measures designed to curb the spread of coronavirus are being followed....

20. Cabinet green lights creation of deputy ministry for culture

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-green-lights-creation-of-deputy-ministry-for-culture

The cabinet on Wednesday gave the green light for initial efforts to be made toward setting up a deputy ministry for culture....

21. Health Minister issues call to Cyprus public to remain vigilant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-issues-call-to-cyprus-public-to-remain-vigilant

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou called on the Cyprus public to stay vigilant and to continue taking personal protection measures as coronavirus is still among us, warning that we will remain unprotected until a vaccine is found....

22. 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...

23. Turkey warns it will respond if EU takes fresh measures against it

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-warns-it-will-respond-if-eu-takes-fresh-measures-against-it

Turkey will respond with its own steps if the European Union imposes further sanctions on Ankara, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday after meeting the EU’s top diplomat....

24. 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....

25. EU gives go-ahead for Cyprus-Greece ferry connection subsidy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-gives-go-ahead-for-cyprus-greece-ferry-connection-subsidy

Cyprus’ outgoing Deputy Shipping Minister Natasa Pilides said on Monday that the goal to establish a ferry connection between Cyprus and Greece is moving forward, noting that following consultations which began a year ago, the EU Competition Directorate-General has approved a state subsidy for the project valued of at a maximum of €6 million per year....

26. Greece to resume direct flights with the UK from July 15

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-to-resume-direct-flights-with-the-uk-from-july-15

Greece will start accepting direct flights from the UK from July 15, the country’s government spokesman Stelios Petsas said on Monday. ...

27. North draws criticism over virus declaration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-draws-criticism-over-virus-declaration

Turkish Cypriot authorities declared the coronavirus a “dangerous infections disease” over the weekend, prompting criticism over the basis and timing of the announcement...

28. Officials scramble to halt coronavirus chain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-scramble-to-halt-coronavirus-chain

Health officials went on high alert over the weekend after two contacts, who tested positive for the coronavirus, were linked to a traveler who landed in the Republic of Cyprus more than two weeks ago...

29. Anastasiades: Patriotic realism dictates solution through diplomacy, not weapons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-patriotic-realism-dictates-solution-through-diplomacy-not-weapons

Instead of a catastrophic scenario, we opt for diplomacy, the weapons of international law and Cyprus’ status as an EU member state. This is what is dictated by patriotic realism and rationalism, and not a rhetoric of empty slogans. The coming days are crucial as regards initiatives taken by the EU and the US in view of preventing a potential crisis through targeted measures towards Turkey....

30. Cyprus and Greece FMs discuss ways of dealing with Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-greece-fms-discuss-ways-of-dealing-with-turkey

Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides paid an official visit to Greece on Friday to meet with his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias....

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