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1. Moratorium on energy plans would be the end of Cyprus' energy prospects, Lakkotrypis says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moratorium-on-energy-plans-would-be-the-end-of-cyprus-energy-prospects-lakkotrypis-says

Outgoing Energy Minister Giorgos Lakkotrypis told Kathimerini Cyprus that a moratorium on the Republic’s energy plans due to internal or external instabilities would mean the end of any energy prospects for the country....

2. New Ministers of Justice and Defence sworn in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-justice-defence-ministers-sworn-in

The new Ministers of Justice and Defence, Emily Yiolitis and Charalambos Petrides, were sworn in at the Presidential Palace on Monday....

3. Global coronavirus cases top 10 million; deaths surge past 500,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-coronavirus-cases-top-10-million-deaths-surge-past-500-000

The world surpassed two sobering coronavirus milestones Sunday -- 500,000 confirmed deaths, 10 million confirmed cases -- and hit another high mark for daily new infections as governments that attempted reopenings continued to backtrack and warn that worse news could be yet to come....

4. Cabinet reshuffle: Anastasiades' new cabinet announced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-reshuffle-anastasiades-new-cabinet-announced

Government Spokesperson Kyriakos Koushios announced Cyprus’ new Cabinet on Wednesday, after the appointment of the current Ministers of Justice and Defence as Attorney-General and Deputy Attorney-General on Tuesday paved the way for a cabinet reshuffle....

5. Cabinet reshuffle on the way as justice minister gets appointed attorney-general

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-reshuffle-on-the-way-as-justice-minister-gets-appointed-attorney-general

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades, exercising the powers conferred upon him by the Constitution, decided Tuesday to appoint the current justice minister Giorgos Savvides as the new state attorney-general, and the current defence minister Savvas Angelides as deputy attorney-general....

6. Greece assumes chairmanship of Council of Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-assumes-chairmanship-of-council-of-europe

Greece on Friday took over the rotating six-month chairmanship of the Council of Europe (CoE) from Georgia, in a ceremony that was conducted online due to public health precautions....

7. COVID-19 outbreak both a curse and a blessing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-outbreak-both-a-curse-and-a-blessing

The coronavirus pandemic in Cyprus has come as both a curse and a blessing, as it forced authorities to move with unprecedented speeds toward a digital transformation, Deputy Minister for Research, Innovation and Digital Policy Kyriacos Kokkinos said Thursday....

8. Efforts underway to allow courts to judge cases remotely

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/efforts-underway-to-allow-courts-to-judge-cases-remotely

As the Justice Ministry scrambles to pave the way for a resumption of the complete operation of courts amid the strict restriction measures in place to tackle to coronavirus outbreak, Justice Minister Giorgos Savvides said Monday that efforts are underway to allow some hearings to take place via teleconference....

9. Police take good news with grain of salt

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-take-good-news-with-grain-of-salt

Police in the Republic of Cyprus say they remain vigilant during the pandemic lockdown, concerned that signals for a possible lift of restrictive measures could make people feel less obligated to comply...

10. Cypriot minister tells police to stay polite

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-tells-police-to-stay-polite

Justice Minister George Savvides has praised members of law enforcement for their work during an unprecedented situation through the pandemic, calling on police officers to be polite and serve as role models...

11. Cabinet approves bills to decongest Central Prisons amid COVID-19 fears

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-bills-to-decongest-central-prisons-amid-covid-19-fears

Measures to decompress the overcrowded Nicosia central prisons where the risks associated with a potential spread of coronavirus are high were approved on Tuesday by the Cabinet....

12. Cabinet approves bill allowing courts to jail violators of Covid-19 decrees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-bill-allowing-courts-to-send-violators-of-covid-19-decrees-to-prison

The Cabinet on Thursday approved a bill allowing authorities to impose €150 fines on violators of the decrees issued on the basis of the Quarantine Law, while a second bill given the green light authorizes certain cases to go to court which will be able to impose a prison sentence and/or a fine of up to €3,000....

13. SMS service 8998 gets the axe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sms-service-8998-back-in-operation

The SMS service, operated by the government to enforce movement restrictions amid the coronavirus crisis, was back up and running smoothly on Wednesday morning, while the President of the Republic has warned that a total curfew would be in place if people abuse the service...

14. Police presence to be boosted on roads to curb fatalities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-presence-to-be-boosted-on-roads-to-curb-fatalities

The issue of serious and fatal road accidents was discussed on Wednesday in a broad meeting at the Presidential Palace, chaired by President Nicos Anastasiades, with the participation of all relevant Ministries and agencies....

15. Position on Varosha 'very clear' and unchanged, Security Council President says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/position-on-varosha-very-clear-and-unchanged-security-council-president-says

The position of the Security Council on Varosha is very clear and has not changed, said Ambassador Marc Pecsteen de Buytswerve, the Permanent Representative of Belgium presiding over the UN body this month....

16. Coronavirus checks to be stepped up at checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-checks-to-be-stepped-up-at-checkpoints

Cyprus authorities decided on Wednesday to ramp up checks for coronavirus at checkpoints through an increase of the number of police stationed there....

17. Interior Minister talks migration, Cyprus investment program with EU officials in Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-talks-migration-cyprus-investment-program-with-eu-officials-in-brussels

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris informed the EU Commission’s Vice-President Margaritis Schoinas on Cyprus’ needs and the issues the country faces in dealing with the increased flow of migrants, ahead of the presentation of relevant proposals by the Commission next month....

18. Cypriot ministers touch base on virus threat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-ministers-touch-base-on-virus-threat

The health minister says the Republic of Cyprus is prepared in case the coronavirus outbreak reaches pandemic levels, saying discussions on additional measures continues...

19. Interior Minister in Brussels for meetings with European Commission on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-in-brussels-for-meetings-with-european-commission-on-migration

Cyprus’ Minister of the Interior Nicos Nouris will be travelling to Brussels on Monday for a series of meetings with the senior leadership of the European Commission to discuss migration....

20. Findings of probe into police mishandling of serial killer's victims delivered to Attorney-General

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/findings-of-probe-into-police-mishandling-of-serial-killer-s-victims-delivered-to-attorney-general

Findings of an independent investigation into police mishandling of reports of missing persons which later emerged as victims of the island’s first serial killer, Nicos Metaxas, were delivered to the Attorney-General on Thursday, though their publication is illegal, the lead investigator said....

21. Cyprus in the midst of massive football corruption storm, Justice Minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-in-the-midst-of-massive-football-corruption-storm-justice-minister-said

“We’re in the midst of a massive storm,” Justice Minister Giorgos Savvides said on Tuesday, referring to the wave of football corruption allegations that has been sweeping over Cyprus recently....

22. Suspect remanded in Ayia Napa shooting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-remanded-in-ayia-napa-shooting

A male suspect in the Ayia Napa shooting has been remanded in custody for eight days, as police continue to investigate a botched mob hit in the wee hours Sunday at a pub in the island’s resort town...

23. 38-year-old cuffed for Ayia Napa botched mob hit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/38-year-old-cuffed-for-ayia-napa-botched-mob-hit

A 38-year-old Larnaca resident was arrested Monday afternoon in connection with a botched mob hit in Ayia Napa on Sunday....

24. State troubled over Ayia Napa mob wars

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-troubled-over-ayia-napa-mob-wars

Investigators are focusing on a person of interest in Sunday’s Ayia Napa shooting, believed to have been a mob-hit-gone-wrong against a businessman and former chairman of a local football club...

25. CABS: Bird poaching remains 'out of control' in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabs-bird-poaching-remains-out-of-control-in-cyprus

Crime against wild birds in Cyprus remains out of control, the Committee against Bird Slaughter (CABS) reported on Thursday....

26. More flamingos in near-death condition, Animal Party says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-flamingos-in-near-death-condition-animal-party-says

The Animal Party called on Interior Minister Nicos Nouris to take action for the protection of the Larnaca Salt Lake flamingos which continue to be at risk, expressing strong concern over a statement made by the Director of the Game and Fauna service who seems to have said “so what if some out of so many thousands die?”...

27. New wiretap law on the skids

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-wiretap-law-on-the-skids

The president and justice minister are set to meet on Monday to discuss a government phone tapping bill that passed the House on Friday, following concerns that last-minute amendments could be defeating the purpose...

28. 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...

29. Iran escalation continues after midnight tweet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-escalation-continues-after-midnight-tweet

US President Donald Trump on Saturday threatened to hit 52 Iranian sites “very hard” if Iran attacks Americans or US assets after a drone strike that killed Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani, as tens of thousands of people marched in Iraq to mourn their deaths...

30. High-stakes rape verdict turns political

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-stakes-rape-verdict-turns-political

A prominent attorney in Cyprus says the British teen convicted of fabricating rape allegations should get a presidential pardon, while an experienced human rights lawyer says there is solid ground for an appeal...

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