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1. 30 new cases announced as football clusters grow

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30 new coronavirus cases were detected on Tuesday, many of which formed part of growing clusters developed among local football teams....

2. 17 new coronavirus cases detected

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/17-new-coronavirus-cases-detected

17 new coronavirus cases were detected on Monday, many of which formed part of growing clusters, with the health ministry issuing a renewed call to the public to adhere to protection measures in place and to contact their GP as soon as symptoms develop....

3. Commission presents new migration plan for EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-europe-seeks-to-overhaul-defunct-migration-policies

The European Union's executive proposed on Wednesday overhauling the bloc's broken migration and asylum rules, seeking to end years of feuds and bitterness over the many people fleeing conflict and poverty in the Middle East and Africa....

4. Coronavirus measures bring sharp drop in EU asylum applications

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-measures-bring-sharp-drop-in-eu-asylum-applications

First-time asylum applicants in the EU recorded a sharp drop of almost 70% during the second quarter of 2020, mainly as a result of coronavirus emergency measures imposed by member states from March, Eurostat figures showed Wednesday....

5. Teacher tests positive for virus, students instructed to isolate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teacher-tests-positive-for-virus-students-instructed-to-isolate

The health and education ministries were on high alert on Friday after a teacher who teaches at two secondary schools tested positive for coronavirus, with several of his co-workers and students from both schools instructed to self-isolate....

6. Sanctions unfeasible and ineffective

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sanctions-unfeasible-and-ineffective

Nathalie Tocci was a close adviser to former EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, during the years when the Cyprus Problem came – according to many - closer than ever to a solution. Today, she is a close advisor to Josep Borrell and, having monitored the Cyprus Problem for many years and having played a central role in the effort to formulate a European strategy for foreign policy, she has a strong view not only on Cyprus but also on the Greek-Turkish conflict. At the same time, she takes a critical approach to the efforts exerted by Athens and Nicosia to link sanctions against Turkey with those against Belarus. ...

7. Thousands protest after Greek refugee camp burns down

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Thousands of protesting refugees and migrants left homeless on the Greek island of Lesbos after fires destroyed the notoriously overcrowded Moria camp gathered on a road leading to the island's main town Friday, demanding to be allowed to leave....

8. Cyprus problem, Varosha on MED7 summit agenda

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-problem-varosha-on-med7-summit-agenda

The Cyprus problem, Turkey’s activities in the eastern Mediterranean and in the fenced-off ghost town of Varosha, will be on the agenda of MED7 summit to take place on Thursday....

9. Classroom preparations in full swing as first bell edges nearer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/classroom-preparations-in-full-swing-as-first-bell-edges-nearer

With the school year kicking off on Monday, September 7, school authorities are rushing to prepare classrooms that would host students in line with government health protocols....

10. EU reaches vaccine deal with AstraZeneca

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The Cyprus-born EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety announced Thursday the EU’s first vaccine deal, reached with the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, for a quantity of up to 400 million doses of the vaccine under development....

11. EU keeps expanding future vaccine portfolio

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EU Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides said the European Commission has concluded exploratory talks with CureVac to purchase a potential vaccine against COVID-19...

12. Another delivery driver gets jumped

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Another delivery driver was attacked and robbed in Nicosia, with police saying he was flagged down by an unknown person who stood in the middle of the road...

13. Instagram child groomer gets 3.5 years jail time

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/instagram-child-groomer-gets-3-5-years-jail-time

A 42-year-old received a 3.5-year jail sentence on Thursday after the Nicosia criminal court found him guilty to two counts of child grooming and two counts of sexual abuse of minors....

14. Cyprus calls for EU task force on island

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The European Union must do more to fill a power vacuum in the eastern Mediterranean brought on by a perceived US disengagement from the region, and Cyprus is ready to host an EU task force to achieve that goal, the island nation's foreign minister said Wednesday...

15. Adoption of new trends accelerating after pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/adoption-of-new-trends-accelerating-after-pandemic

The acceleration of consumer trends and behaviour that was already underway prior to the COVID-19 outbreak has taken another leap forward and will spark consumer-facing companies and retailers to reinvent the way they do business, according to a new PwC report...

16. Anastasiades lauds France as a pillar of stability in EastMed region

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-lauds-france-as-a-pillar-of-stability-in-eastmed-region

In a period of immense challenges and illegal actions, the presence of the French naval force in the broader geographical region tangibly proves the readiness and determination of France to act as a pillar of stability in the region, while it sends a clear message to those who aim at escalating tensions by acting in an unacceptable way, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said Monday....

17. Anastasiades: Patriotic realism dictates solution through diplomacy, not weapons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-patriotic-realism-dictates-solution-through-diplomacy-not-weapons

Instead of a catastrophic scenario, we opt for diplomacy, the weapons of international law and Cyprus’ status as an EU member state. This is what is dictated by patriotic realism and rationalism, and not a rhetoric of empty slogans. The coming days are crucial as regards initiatives taken by the EU and the US in view of preventing a potential crisis through targeted measures towards Turkey....

18. KISA weighs in on downtown clashes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kisa-weighs-in-on-downtown-clashes

An NGO director in Cyprus is challenging the notion that foreign rival gangs have desolated the historic centre of the capital, saying bad practices by some local employment agencies are often behind many disputes including a fatal incident last Sunday...

19. Cyprus to host next trilateral meeting of Greek, Cyprus, Israel FMs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-host-next-trilateral-meeting-of-greek-cyprus-israel-fms

Cyprus will host the next trilateral meeting of the foreign ministers of Cyprus, Israel and Greece, the Cyprus foreign minister Nicos Christodoulides agreed with his Israeli counterpart during a visit to Israel on Tuesday....

20. Cyprus FM on 'short but important' visit to Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fm-on-short-but-important-visit-to-israel

The “short but important” visit of Cyprus foreign minister Nikos Christodoulides to Israel on Tuesday, as his Isreali counterpart Gabi Ashkenazi described it in a tweet, is set to focus on ways to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries. ...

21. Greek PM holds telephone conversation with Palestinian counterpart

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-holds-telephone-conversation-with-palestinian-counterpart

Developments in the Eastern Mediterranean, particularly Turkey’s increasing aggressiveness in the region, as well as the next steps in resolving the Middle East conflict were at the center of a telephone conversation on Thursday between Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and his Palestinian counterpart Mohammad Shtayyeh....

22. MP cries foul over Nicosia's stinky mess

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mp-cries-foul-over-nicosia-s-stinky-mess

The source of a recent foul odour wafting through local communities in west Nicosia remains a mystery, with a Green Party MP raising doubts over the official explanation given by authorities...

23. Six new cases emerge, two found in schools

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Six new coronavirus cases emerged on Wednesday after 2,928 sample were checked for the virus, a Health Ministry announcement said....

24. Student and detainee two of three new coronavirus cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/student-and-detainee-two-of-three-new-coronavirus-cases

A Health Ministry announcement confirmed that three new coronavirus cases emerged on Tuesday after 1,473 samples were checked for the virus....

25. Health services dealing with positive case at high school

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The Ayiou Charalambous high school in the Paphos district Emba village, where a teacher had tested positive for coronavirus, remained closed on Tuesday while the premises were disinfected, and the state health services identified his possible contacts....

26. Students flock to schools, but many parents remain wary

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/students-flock-to-schools-but-many-parents-remain-wary

As primary and middle school students returned to school classrooms on Thursday as part of the second phase of the relaxation of measures, Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou said that Cyprus as a whole has earned this ability to gradually return to normality, but reports signalled not all parents were thrilled with the idea of sending their children to school....

27. Empty middle seat? Depends on which country you are flying in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/empty-middle-seat-depends-on-which-country-you-are-flying-in

In Thailand, you cannot have food or water in flight and must wear a mask. In Malaysia and Indonesia, the plane needs to be half-empty. In the United States and Europe, it’s not mandatory for airlines to leave the middle seat open....

28. Students, teachers to be educated on e-learning methods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/students-teachers-to-be-educated-on-e-learning-methods

The first classes to be offered to primary and middle school students once back at school will focus on distance learning as a method of education, Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou said Tuesday....

29. Back-to-back scorchers continue in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/back-to-back-scorchers-continue-in-cyprus

An orange weather alert continues to be in effect in Cyprus with temperature highs expected to reach 43 degrees inland, while moderate levels of dust are also in the picture...

30. Government to enshrine e-learning education in law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-to-enshrine-distance-learning-in-law

The government will be moving to enshrine distance learning education in law, Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou said Monday....

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