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91. Cyprus gets tough on golden passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gets-tough-on-golden-passports

A House emergency bill that could allow authorities to revoke dozens of Republic of Cyprus “golden passports” is said to eliminate grey areas that so far prevented the state from revoking ill-gotten investor citizenships...

92. Police use tear gas at migrant camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-use-tear-gas-at-migrant-camp

Police officers responded with tear gas at a group of migrants at the Pournara camp in rural Nicosia, as the debate over detaining asylum seekers continues on Cyprus...

93. Cyprus launches second charm offensive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-follows-up-with-second-video

The Republic of Cyprus has published a second video in its “Better Days” campaign, with the tourism minister pushing for a way forward but at the same time also backing measures to reduce health risks...

94. Cyprus President and Greek Premier share call to coordinate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-and-greek-premier-share-call-to-coordinate

President Nicos Anastasiades and the Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis shared a telephone conversation on Thursday to coordinate a series of separate contacts and deliberations the two leaders will hold with foreign leaders....

95. Karayiannis: guarded quarantines might be required due to over-relaxation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/karayiannis-guarded-quarantines-might-be-required-due-to-over-relaxation

The public must continue to show caution and to take all suggested personal protection measures, health advisory committee member Petros Karayiannis said Thursday, noting that the over-relaxation being observed in Cyprus must stop....

96. Cyprus urged to provide trafficking victims free legal aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-urged-to-provide-trafficking-victims-free-legal-aid

The human trafficking arm of Europe's top human rights body is expressing concern over Cyprus' failure to grant free legal aid and expertise to trafficking victims during criminal proceedings....

97. Cyprus cries foul over Turkey’s pick at UNGA

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cries-foul-over-turkey-s-pick-at-unga

Cyprus and Armenia have sent a letter to the UN Secretary-General explaining the reasons why the two countries object to the election by silence procedure of Volkan Bozkir of Turkey as President of the UN General Assembly at its 75 session...

98. Cabinet approves stricter regulations for citizenship-by-investment scheme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-stricter-regulations-for-citizenship-by-investment-program

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved new regulations to the citizenship-by-investment program, an important provision of which ties the program to anti-money laundering legislation, interior minister Nikos Nouris said. ...

99. New scheme to subsidize airlines conducting flights with low occupancy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-scheme-to-subsidize-airlines-conducting-flights-with-low-occupancy

Transport minister Yiannis Karousos on Wednesday announced a new scheme that will support airlines in view of stimulating passenger traffic....

100. UN calls on Turkish Cypriot side to clarify checkpoints situation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-calls-on-turkish-cypriot-side-to-clarify-checkpoints-situation

The United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) on Wednesday expressed concern over the “ongoing disruption” faced by residents of both sides of the island as a result of checkpoints remaining only partially open for specific groups....

101. Officials nervous over non-compliant citizens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-nervous-over-non-compliant-citizens

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus have another battle to fight as the island tries to emerge out of the pandemic, with officials having to chase down people who fail to self-isolate...

102. Hijab and kosher end up in report on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hijab-and-kosher-end-up-in-report-on-cyprus

A State Department report has called out Cyprus on matters of religious freedom, following a number of stories in the media including the right to wear hijab in school, kosher laws, and access to religious sites...

103. Greece and Italy sign ‘historic’ maritime borders accord

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-and-italy-sign-‘historic-maritime-borders-accord

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and his Italian counterpart Luigi Di Maio on Tuesday inked a maritime borders agreement delimiting an exclusive economic zone (EEZ) between the two countries....

104. Checkpoints partially resume operation after three months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/checkpoints-partially-resume-operation-after-three-months

The first group of Turkish Cypriots passed through the Ayios Dometios and Strovilia checkpoints on Tuesday, many carrying bedding, cookware, and other essential items as they won’t be able to return to the north for at least two weeks....

105. Republic of Cyprus reopens airports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/republic-of-cyprus-reopens-airports

Flights resume Tuesday morning in the Republic of Cyprus, with government officials saying they are ready and optimistic about the bold move...

106. 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...

107. Preservation of jobs a priority, dep. government spokesman says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/preservation-of-jobs-a-priority-dep-government-spokesman-says

The government is determined to do everything in its power to prevent the loss of jobs, deputy government spokesman Panayiotis Sentonas said Friday....

108. Government announces rules for crossing checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/govt-announces-rules-for-crossing-checkpoints

The Cyprus government on Friday announced the special rules that will apply for those groups permitted to move through crossing points as of June 8, but it remains unclear whether the ‘government’ in the north will be following through on the agreement between President Nicos Anastasiades and the Turkish Cypriot leader....

109. UK tourists possibly to be allowed into Cyprus within weeks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-tourists-possibly-to-be-allowed-into-cyprus-within-weeks

Tourists from the UK are expected to be allowed to visit Cyprus within weeks, Deputy Minister for Tourism Savvas Perdios told Sky News on Thursday, noting that the Cyprus government is doing everything it can to ensure incoming visitors do not need to spend a period in quarantine....

110. Cyprus must remain successful in battle against virus, Health Minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-must-remain-successful-in-battle-against-virus-health-minister-says

Cyprus has been successful so far in controlling COVID-19 but needs to remain so, said Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou, noting that the EU must improve the overall quality of its healthcare services to be better positioned to deal with issues like COVID-19 in the future....

111. Decision to postpone weddings until September 'political'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/decision-to-postpone-weddings-until-september-political

Though many were disappointed to hear that wedding and baptism ceremonies won’t be permitted to take place until September, and though the health advisory committee suggested these could resume from as early as June 25, committee member Petros Karayiannis said the government made the right move in taking the political decision....

112. Law for provision of vouchers for cancelled flights illegal, Consumers Association says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/law-for-provision-of-vouchers-for-cancelled-flights-illegal-consumers-association-says

The Cyprus Consumers Association said Thursday that the new law passed by the Cyprus government for the provision of vouchers as reimbursement for flights cancelled amid the coronavirus outbreak is illegal, as consumers are entitled to a full cash refund....

113. Wars over imported damaged vehicles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wars-over-imported-damaged-vehicles

Transport ministry officials are getting serious pushback from groups opposing a new guideline that would require car damage history to be disclosed to prospective buyers of used vehicles...

114. Lockdown-defying bishops off the hook

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lockdown-defying-bishops-off-the-hook

Two local bishops who were facing charges in connection with violation of public health laws during the pandemic lockdown are off the hook, with state prosecution reportedly lacking clear and convincing evidence...

115. Finance minister makes the case for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-minister-makes-the-case-for-cyprus

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides is confident the tourism industry in the Republic of Cyprus won’t have a catastrophic year following the pandemic, while calling on Europe to step up its recovery plan equally across the board...

116. Health Ministry clarifies rules governing number of people at gatherings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-clarifies-rules-governing-number-of-people-at-gatherings

After the Health Minister announced Wednesday morning that the 10 person rule governing gatherings would be scrapped at the end of phase three on June 24, an announcement issued later in the day clarified that we won’t be jumping into normality straight away....

117. Cabinet approves new round of 10,000 tests targeting employees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-round-of-10-000-tests-targeting-employees-approved

The Cabinet on Wednesday gave a green light for the government to fund an additional 10,000 coronavirus tests that will target employees of additional businesses that are gradually resuming operation as the island steadily lifts restrictions....

118. Cyprus public debt spikes to €24.5 billion due to Covid-19 crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-public-debt-spikes-to-€24-5-billion-due-to-covid-19-crisis

Cyprus General Government debt spiked to €24.56 billion according to official data in April, reflecting the large debt issuances by the Finance Ministry to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus outbreak to the economy....

119. Government presses fast forward on relaxation of restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-presses-fast-forward-on-relaxation-of-restrictions

The Cabinet on Wednesday gave the green light for the relaxation of certain restrictions faster than what was initially anticipated, given that Cyprus appears to have reacted well to the gradual lifting of lockdown measures so far....

120. Man jailed for threatening to torch building

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-jailed-for-threatening-to-torch-building

A man who threatened to set a building on fire near at a government office complex in Nicosia has been sentenced to ten months in prison...

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