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1. Endangered shark shot off Limassol coast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/endangered-shark-shot-off-limassol-coast

A blue pointer shark was captured on video Saturday during an encounter with a sea turtle off the coast of Limassol, with local fishermen reportedly shooting the endangered mako shark in the head...

2. Egypt one of Cyprus' closest friends, Anastasiades says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/egypt-one-of-cyprus-closest-friends-anastasiades-says

“Egypt is one of our closest friends and a strategic partner” President Nicos Anastasiades said in a tweet on Friday after sharing a telephone conversation with his Egyptian counterpart, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi....

3. Cypriot cabinet approves EastMed pipeline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-cabinet-approves-eastmed-pipeline

Cyprus’ cabinet on Thursday ratified a bill on the EastMed gas pipeline project, the country’s Energy Minister Giorgos Lakkotrypis said in a statement. ...

4. Cyprus to foot the bill for infected tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-foot-the-bill-for-infected-tourists

The Republic of Cyprus is pledging to cover all costs for anyone testing positive for the coronavirus while on vacation on the eastern Mediterranean island nation...

5. Negative coronavirus test certificate needed to go through crossings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/negative-coronavirus-test-certificate-needed-to-go-through-crossings

With the partial opening of checkpoints on June 8, as agreed by the island’s two leaders on Thursday, Presidential Commissioner Photis Photiou said that in addition to the enclaved, Greek Cypriots who resettled in their villages in the breakaway north will also be allowed to pass through crossing points....

6. Pandemic highlighted urgency of tackling climate challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pandemic-highlighted-urgency-of-tackling-climate-challenges

While the coronavirus crisis has highlighted our vulnerabilities as a globally connected society, the recognition of the need to stabilize our climate and protect biodiversity preceded the current crisis by many years, Wolfgang Cramer, Scientific Co-Director of the Mediterranean Institute of Marine and Terrestrial Biodiversity and Ecology (IMBE), said Friday....

7. Cyprus all set to receive tourists from June 15

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-all-set-to-receive-tourists-from-june-15

The Deputy Tourism Ministry is all set to open the Cyprus tourism market as of June 15....

8. EastMed a project of major geostrategic importance, Hatzidakis says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eastmed-a-project-of-major-geostrategic-importance-hatzidakis-says

Lawmakers in Athens on Monday ratified, at the committee level, a deal for an undersea pipeline to carry gas from new offshore deposits in the southeastern Mediterranean to continental Europe signed by Greece, Cyprus and Israel earlier in the year....

9. Cyprus extends flight ban but has a plan

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Cyprus on Monday extended a ban on commercial flights into and out of the country until May 28 as the government considers ways to restore the country’s tourism industry to meet an anticipated swell in demand from vacationers eager to escape coronavirus lockdowns...

10. Elderly woman injured while picking capers

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An elderly woman who went out to collect wild capers in Paphos ended up in the hospital after falling from a height of three metres...

11. EU governments risk clash with EU exec in bid to save tourism season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-governments-risk-clash-with-eu-exec-in-bid-to-save-tourism-season

European Union governments risk a clash with the EU executive arm over their support for travel firms issuing vouchers for cancelled holiday deals without giving customers the option of cash refunds as required by EU law, diplomats said....

12. Attorney general weighs in on casino probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/attorney-general-weighs-in-on-casino-probe

The identity of foreign companies suspected of embezzlement of EU funds pumped into a casino project in Cyprus remains unknown, with the island’s legal department clarifying there is no evidence of local companies being involved in illegal activity...

13. Turkey: ‘Maximalist and uncompromising attitude’ of Greece and Cyprus threatens regional peace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-‘maximalist-and-uncompromising-attitude-of-greece-and-cyprus-threatens-regional-peace

Turkey has reacted to Greece’s condemnation Tuesday of the country’s newly declared drilling within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) and continental shelf of the Republic of Cyprus....

14. Greece condemns Turkey’s drilling intentions in Cyprus’ EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-condemns-turkey-s-drilling-intentions-in-cyprus-eez

Greece on Tuesday condemned Turkey’s announced intention to continue drilling inside Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ), saying it ignores calls by the international community to respect international law....

15. ExxonMobil puts Cyprus plans on hold

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/exxonmobil-puts-cyprus-plans-on-hold

ExxonMobil's crucial drilling plans to confirm a large gas deposit south of Cyprus have been put on hold, with a local media report citing delays due to the coronavirus pandemic...

16. Coronavirus derails southern Europe's clean-up from the last crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-derails-southern-europe-s-clean-up-from-the-last-crisis

This year was meant to mark a turning point for Greek and Italian banks as they finally laid the ghosts of the financial crisis to rest. Then the coronavirus struck....

17. Sports betting industry crushed by coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sports-betting-industry-crushed-by-coronavirus

OPAP, Europe’s fourth-biggest betting business, has had almost all its revenue wiped out following the coronavirus pandemic lockdown measures in Greece and Cyprus, after casino operations in the Republic came to a grinding halt...

18. Cruise ship crew taken to Limassol hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cruise-ship-crew-taken-to-limassol-hospital

A crew member on an Italian cruise ship off the coast of Cyprus was taken to hospital after showing suspected symptoms of the coronavirus...

19. Berlin to take up to 100 children from Greek refugee camps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/berlin-to-take-up-to-100-children-from-greek-refugee-camps

Berlin will take in 80 to 100 children from Greek refugee camps, an official in the German capital said on Tuesday, as concern mounts about migrants amassing on the Turkish-Greek border....

20. Cyprus Foreign Minister concludes first official visit to Skopje

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-foreign-minister-concludes-first-official-visit-to-skopje

Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides had by Wednesday night completed his round of talks in Skopje, where he held an official one-day visit to discuss a range of issues with his North Macedonian counterpart Nikola Dimitrov....

21. Mixed reviews on anti-money laundering

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mixed-reviews-for-cyprus-anti-money-laundering

A US State Department anti-money laundering report on Cyprus includes fewer negative references but still points to vulnerabilities in the island’s financial services and gaming sectors...

22. FM in Skopje to discuss Cyprus, migration and East Med developments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fm-in-skopje-to-discuss-cyprus-migration-and-east-med-developments

The Foreign Minister of Cyprus, Nikos Christodoulides was on an official visit to North Macedonia on Wednesday to discuss the Cyprus issue, developments in the Eastern Mediterranean, migration and bilateral relations. ...

23. Finland to accept 175 asylum seekers from Mediterranean 'hotspots'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finland-to-accept-175-asylum-seekers-from-cyprus-and-other-mediterranean-countries

The government of Finland announced on Thursday that it will be accepting up to 175 asylum seekers from Cyprus, Greece, Malta and Italy, in a bid to facilitate their humanitarian situation in EU member states in the Mediterranean....

24. Mitsotakis: Turkey-Libya deal a ‘threat’ to states in the region

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-turkey-libya-deal-a-‘threat-to-states-in-the-region

The agreement on maritime boundaries in the Mediterranean Sea signed between Turkey and Libya’s Tripoli-based government is in violation of international law and poses a threat to other states in the region, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has said....

25. French frigate 'Auvergne' joins Cypriot- French search and rescue drill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-frigate-auvergne-joins-cypriot-french-search-and-rescue-drill

Cyprus and France held a joint Search and Rescue (SAR) exercise on Tuesday off the coast of Cyprus, with the participation of SAR Units and personnel of the Republic of Cyprus and France. The French frigate 'Auvergne' also took part in the drill....

26. Bulgaria wants in on EastMed energy cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bulgaria-wants-in-on-eastmed-energy-cooperation

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev said on Tuesday that his country wishes to cooperate within the framework of the trilateral mechanism among Cyprus, Greece, and Israel in the energy field, adding that Bulgaria is geographically a natural continuation of these three countries....

27. Greek and French Defence Ministers declare united front

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-and-french-defence-ministers-declare-united-front

Greek and French Defence Ministers, Nikos Panagiotopoulos and Florence Parly, denounced Turkey’s illegal actions in the Eastern Mediterranean during their meeting in Athens on Monday....

28. Greek Government to proceed with new island camps, despite reactions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-government-to-proceed-with-new-island-camps-despite-reactions

The Greek government is determined to move ahead with its plan to build new holding facilities for migrants and refugees as part of a plan to accelerate asylum procedures and deportations on the five islands hosting camps, its spokesman said on Tuesday, amid reactions to the scheme from island residents....

29. France stands by Greece and Cyprus, says French Defense Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-stands-by-greece-and-cyprus-says-french-defense-minister

France will stand by Greece and Cyprus, supporting both in their disputes with Turkey over maritime zones in the Mediterranean, French Defence Minister Florence Parly was quoted saying in a Greek newspaper on Sunday....

30. Pressed in Syria, Turkey ups the ante in the East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pressed-in-syria-turkey-ups-the-ante-in-the-east-med
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