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09 July, 2020
 

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1. Post-lockdown jump in coronavirus cases rattles Turkish officials

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/post-lockdown-jump-in-coronavirus-cases-rattles-turkish-officials

Turkey may have to adopt a harder line on social interactions following a worrying jump in coronavirus infections but it has no plans to reverse an easing of lockdown restrictions aimed at reviving the economy, officials say....

2. Man shot by police dies in hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-shot-by-police-dies-in-hospital

A foreign national, who was hospitalized after getting shot by Limassol police during an attempt to arrest him, has succumbed to his injuries...

3. Additional COVID-19 protection measures announced in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/additional-covid-19-protection-measures-announced-in-the-north

Turkish Cypriot ministers agreed on several additional coronavirus protection measures on Friday during their third emergency session on the unfolding pandemic....

4. Health Ministry issues revised travel guidelines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-issues-revised-travel-guidelines

The Ministry of Health has released revised travel advice to travellers concerning the novel coronavirus, with effect as of Saturday, March 14....

5. Cyprus scrambles as WHO declares pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-as-who-declares-pandemic

The World Health Organization has classified the COVID-19 outbreak as a pandemic, calling for “urgent and aggressive action” after the coronavirus spread in 114 including Cyprus and Turkey while Greece reported its first fatality...

6. Erdogan likens Greek authorities to Nazis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-likens-greek-authorities-to-nazis

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said there is “no difference” between Nazis and the Greek authorities trying to hold the country’s border against the influx of thousands of migrants and refugees spurred to push into the European Union by Ankara....

7. Turkey announces first coronavirus case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-announces-first-coronavirus-case

Turkey announced its first case of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, with “patient zero” testing positive after a trip to Europe following some 2000 suspected cases that all came out negative...

8. Updated guidelines for arrivals from high-risk countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/updated-guidelines-for-arrivals-from-high-risk-countries

Updated guidelines for travellers were issued on Tuesday afternoon by the Health Ministry, which bumped the UK from a Category 2 high-risk country to Category 3, reportedly due to fears of massive economic implications....

9. Two more charged in Ledra protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-more-charged-in-ledra-protest

Two more people were detained for questioning in connection with the Ledra protest last week, with police seeking out more individuals...

10. Protesters march for checkpoint closings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-march-for-checkpoint-closings

A large group of protesters flocked to downtown in old Nicosia on Wednesday, condemning a recent barricade breach at Ledra checkpoint and calling for crossings on the divided island to be shut down on a permanent basis...

11. Akinci tells UNFICYP head coronavirus has nothing to do with checkpoint closures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akinci-tells-unficyp-head-coronavirus-has-nothing-to-do-with-checkpoint-closures

The Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci met with UNFICYP head Elizabeth Spehar on Wednesday to discuss the move by the Greek Cypriot Government to shut four crossings along then UN-controlled Buffer Zone last week....

12. Greek forces use tear gas to repel migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-forces-use-tear-gas-to-repel-migrants

Greek riot police and troops used water cannon and tear gas on Wednesday against hundreds of migrants as they made another attempt to cross the border from Turkey into Greece....

13. North to bar entry from 'high-risk' countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-to-bar-entry-from-high-risk-countries

The north will stop accepting people from countries deemed ‘high-risk’ due to the spread of coronavirus, the Bicommunal Technical Committee on Health agreed on Tuesday....

14. State pushes ahead with Ledra protest trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-pushes-ahead-with-ledra-protest-trial

A Cypriot peace activist, who was arrested after a physical altercation with a soldier during a protest at the Ledra checkpoint, will face trial on multiple charges including assault and unlawful assembly...

15. Man in custody over Ledra protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-in-court-over-ledra-protest

A local resident was remanded in custody on Sunday over a Saturday incident at Nicosia's Ledra crossing, when protesters broke through barriers that had been set up in response to the coronavirus threat...

16. Guards use tear gas to disperse hundreds of migrants at Greek-Turkish border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guards-use-tear-gas-to-disperse-hundreds-of-migrants-at-greek-turkish-border

Guards on Greece’s northeastern land border with Turkey made “deterrent use” of tear gas to disperse some 500 refugees and migrants trying to enter the country and the European Union after Ankara loosened controls on migrant flows....

17. More Cypriots quarantined in coronavirus scare

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-quarantined-as-coronavirus-precaution

More women who traveled to Italy have been quarantined in Cyprus as a precautionary measure, assessed as high risk cases for the coronavirus after coming into contact with confirmed cases...

18. Coronavirus protocols to be revised on Tuesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-protocols-to-be-revised-on-tuesday

Cyprus’ Minister of Health Constantinos Ioannou assured on Monday that the Government was constantly following WHO and ECDC instructions on the coronavirus and was adjusting its action plan accordingly....

19. Greek-US ties and the East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/greek-us-ties-and-the-east-med

By Lieutenant General Thomas Trask On the occasion of his meeting last month with President Donald Trump in Washington, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis remarked how the US-Greece relationship “is the best it ever was. But it can become even better.”...

20. Turkish delegation to visit Moscow to discuss Syria's Idlib

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-delegation-to-visit-moscow-to-discuss-syria-s-idlib

A Turkish delegation will go to Moscow in coming days to discuss the escalating conflict in Syria’s Idlib region, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Wednesday, adding that around 1 million people had been displaced there due to Russian-backed Syrian attacks....

21. Cyprus' plan to strip citizenship stalls in legal vacuum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-plan-to-strip-citizenship-stalls-in-legal-vacuum

A legal technicality has led Cyprus to temporarily halt a process to strip citizenship from 26 individuals who benefitted from a secretive passports-for-investment scheme, lawmakers said on Monday....

22. Deadly earthquake jolts eastern Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-earthquake-jolts-eastern-turkey

A powerful earthquake struck eastern Turkey on Friday, killing at least 20 people and collapsing buildings in affected towns near the center of the tremor, which was strong enough to be felt in several neighboring countries...

23. Cyprus hopes to join US visa waiver

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hopes-to-join-us-visa-waiver

Cypriot officials say they are setting up a task force aimed at including the country in the US visa waiver programme the soonest possible...

24. Video walkthrough explains Iran plane crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/video-walkthrough-explains-iran-plane-crash

A chilling video published by The New York Times offers a step-by-step walkthrough of what happened before and after a Ukrainian airliner was brought down by an Iranian missile...

25. Iran says military shot down plane in error

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-says-military-shot-down-plane-in-error

Iran said on Saturday it had mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian plane killing all 176 people aboard and voiced its deep regret, after initially denying it brought down the aircraft in the tense aftermath of Iranian missile strikes on US targets in Iraq...

26. Missile suspected in Iran plane crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/missile-suspected-in-iran-plane-crash

The plane crash in Iran that killed 176 people aboard was likely brought down by a missile unintentionally, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says, while Tehran has invited officials from the US, Ukraine, and Canada to join the investigation...

27. Cyprus hopes cooler heads will prevail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hopes-cooler-heads-will-prevail

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades on Thursday said he hoped more sensible ideas would prevail regarding the situation in the Middle East, while sources expect "no unpleasant surprises” ahead of a mandate review for UN peacekeeping on the island...

28. Both US and Iran claim ‘self defence’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/both-us-and-iran-claim-‘self-defence

Iranian UN ambassador has sent a letter to the UN Security Council calling Tehran’s missile strikes a "measured and proportionate" act of "self-defense,” while the US also says killing Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani was for self defence...

29. Cyprus okays US ’forward deployed’ unit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-okays-us-forward-deployed-unit

Nicosia has accepted a request from Washington regarding the arrival of an American Rapid Deployment Forces unit for humanitarian purposes in case of an emergency...

30. Iran attacks US air bases in revenge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-attacks-us-air-bases-in-revenge

Iran launched missile attacks on US-led forces in Iraq early on Wednesday in retaliation for the US drone strike on an Iranian commander whose killing last week raised fears of a wider war in the Middle East...

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