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06 June, 2020
 

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1. 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....

2. Measures being prepared for reopening of airports in June

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/measures-being-prepared-for-reopening-of-airports-in-june

The expert team of scientists advising the Health Ministry are coming up with measures that would allow airports to resume operation by June, Head of the Pancyprian Medical Association’s Special Committee on dealing with the coronavirus, Maria Koliou, said Tuesday....

3. Cyprus confirmed cases drop to single digits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-virus-cases-drop-to-single-digits

The number of new confirmed Covid-19 cases in Cyprus has dropped to single digits, following a long-drawn effort by authorities on the island to flatten the curve, but results won't be fully known before the month is over....

4. 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...

5. Cyprus to prepare three-stage coronavirus exit strategy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-prepare-three-stage-coronavirus-exit-strategy

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the island’s lockdown exit strategy, which foresees the resumption of the operation of vital sectors of the economy in early May....

6. Sustainability the key word in approach against COVID-19, says Swedish Ambassador

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sustainability-the-key-word-in-approach-against-covid-19-says-swedish-ambassador

Sweden’s Ambassador in Nicosia Anders Hagelberg has spoken of the need for a sustainable approach as regards dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak and has noted that one cannot compare the measures taken in different countries, as each one has different social and family structures in place....

7. Coronavirus outbreak won't get in the way of completion of school year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-outbreak-won-t-get-in-the-way-of-completion-of-school-year

The coronavirus outbreak won’t obstruct students from completing the school year, Minister of Education Prodromos Prodromou told CNA on Tuesday, noting that solutions will be found for graduates so that they receive an accredited leaving certificate allowing them to compete for positions at public universities in Cyprus and Greece....

8. 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...

9. Government to spend €850m in direct support until June

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-government-to-spend-€850m-in-direct-support-until-june

The Cypriot government announced the extension of measures to companies and self-employed persons hit by the coronavirus outbreak until June 12, increasing direct support to €849 million or 3.5% of GDP....

10. Greece coronavirus fatalities reach 67

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-coronavirus-fatalities-reach-67

Greek Health Ministry spokesman Sotiris Tsiodras on Friday announced 99 new coronavirus cases, raising the total in the country to 1,613....

11. Cyprus gets tougher with stricter bundle of measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gets-tougher-with-stricter-bundle-of-measures

Stricter measures to contain the spread of coronavirus were announced by the Health Minister on Monday as the island scrambles to curb the steadily rising deaths and infections....

12. Repatriations cutting it close to flight ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/repatriations-cutting-it-close-to-universal-ban

Hundreds of citizens have asked to be repatriated to the Republic of Cyprus, prompting the government to seek options to beat a universal ban on all flights that goes into effect on Saturday...

13. Cyprus preparing for influx of arrivals during Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-preparing-for-influx-of-arrivals-during-easter

Cyprus authorities are preparing for all possible scenarios in relation to the spread of coronavirus ahead of the Easter holidays next month, when more people are expected to travel. ...

14. Coronavirus outbreak and fears spread

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-outbreak-and-fears-spread

The World Health Organization is reconvening Thursday to decide whether the virus should be classified as a global health emergency, as an outbreak of a new coronavirus that began in the central Chinese city of Wuhan has killed 17 and infected nearly 600 people globally...

15. Armed patrols begin this weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/armed-patrols-begin-this-weekend

Armed soldiers and police officers will very soon be holding joint patrols in downtown Nicosia, with the justice minister saying the measures are being taken to combat crime, terrorism, and illegal immigration...

16. Ayia Napa rape accuser back in court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-rape-accuser-back-in-court

The Ayia Napa rape accuser was expected back in court on Tuesday where she is facing charges of public mischief, with her defence taking issue with how the complaint was investigated and how their client was treated by police...

17. Cyprus hotels to take a €60 million hit as thousands stranded by Thomas Cook collapse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hotels-to-take-a-€60-million-hit-as-thousands-stranded-by-thomas-cook-collapse

Officials at the Deputy Ministry of Tourism are scrambling to ascertain the impact of the collapse of Thomas Cook on the Cypriot hotel industry. ...

18. Britain's Thomas Cook scrambles for £200 million to avert collapse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-s-thomas-cook-scrambles-for-£200-million-to-avert-collapse

Britain’s Thomas Cook needs to find an extra 200 million pounds to satisfy its lenders or one of the world’s oldest holiday company risks collapse, potentially stranding thousands of holidaymakers across Europe. ...

19. Woman still wanted in Larnaca travel scam

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-still-wanted-in-larnaca-travel-scam

Police are asking members of the public to help locate a Larnaca woman who is wanted in connection with a suspected travel scam...

20. Probative DNA takes hold in gang rape case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probative-dna-takes-hold-in-gang-rape-case

Seven remaining suspects in the Ayia Napa gang rape case will remain in remanded custody, facing rape and conspiracy charges as investigators scramble to put together DNA evidence...

21. Famagusta mayor Alexis Galanos passes away

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/famagusta-mayor-alexis-galanos-passes-away

Alexis Galanos, who served as the 7th President of the House of Representatives, between 1991-1996, passed away while on holidays in Greece. ...

22. School fire linked to final exam anger

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/school-fire-linked-to-final-exam-anger

A fire that broke at a Limassol high school is believed to have been a malicious act not unrelated to frustration over final exam grades...

23. Turkish officials in Athens for CBM talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-officials-in-athens-for-cbm-talks

24. The yellow lake

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-yellow-lake

In the last decade of the nineteenth century in America, two influential newspapers - New York World and New York Journal – went all out in a fierce competition that adopted sensationalized news reporting, prompting New York Press affiliates to coin the term yellow journalism...

25. Two tourists die in separate drowning incidents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-tourists-die-in-separate-drowning-incidents

Two elderly tourists, a British man and an Austria woman, died on Sunday in two separate possible drowning incidents...

26. Cypriots celebrate Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-prepare-for-easter

Easter may be a thing from last week in some parts of the world, but it is almost the end of Holy Week in the Republic Cyprus where people get ready for Saturday midnight mass and Easter Sunday celebrations...

27. Cyprus aims to maintain the same number of tourists as in 2018

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-aims-to-maintain-the-same-number-of-tourists-as-in-2018

28. Defence ministers of Greece and Turkey to discuss confidence building measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defense-ministers-of-greece-and-turkey-to-discuss-confidence-building-measures

29. Right to dignity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/right-to-dignity

If we agree with Sigmund Freud that “the first requisite of civilization is that of justice” and assume that half of attorney Nicos Clerides’s allegations are true based on his January 11 letter to the Cyprus Bar Association, then you realize that we live in a state where civilization is on a dangerous decline...

30. UK, European officials discussing possible Brexit delay

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-european-officials-discussing-possible-brexit-delay
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