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1. 'Test to stay' in schools temporary measure for now

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/test-to-stay-in-schools-temporary-measure-for-now

A meeting was held today at the Ministry of Education to inform representatives of educational organizations POED, OELMEK and OLTEK and the organized parents of Primary and Secondary Education for the implementation of the test to stay in schools. ...

2. Molnupiravir now available in Cyprus as of today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/molnupiravir-now-available-in-cyprus-as-of-today

MSD's oral antiviral medicine Molnupiravir/Lagevrio, will be available only with a prescription from Monday, 17 January, according to the Ministry of Health in Cyprus....

3. Ministry of Health changes vaccination protocols to better serve the public

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-of-health-changes-vaccination-protocols-to-better-serve-the-public

The Ministry of Health is changing vaccination protocols for COVID-19 from Monday, in order to better serve citizens....

4. Cyprus reported 6 COVID deaths and 1,971 new cases on Sunday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reported-6-covid-deaths-and-1-971-new-cases-on-sunday

The Cyprus Health Ministry announced on Sunday 6 new deaths from COVID-19 and 1,970 new cases. Hospitalizations came to 270 and the positivity rate is down to 2.07%. Total deaths reached 681 and the number of cases since the pandemic broke out is now 225,738....

5. Water wars see light of day as Chloraka deadline expires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/water-wars-see-light-of-day-as-chloraka-deadline-expires

Syrian refugees at Chloraka’s controversial studio complex under orders to shut down are calling on authorities to reconnect water supply until a court of law resolves a financial dispute between the local council and the owners, who say cuts on the property have been going on for years...

6. Tsunami from Tonga volcano eruption leaves trail of flood damage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tsunami-from-tonga-volcano-eruption-leaves-trail-of-flood-damage

Tsunami waves caused by an undersea volcano have flooded the Pacific Island country of Tonga, where entire towns have been inundated with water and scientists warn the main island could be blanketed in volcanic ash....

7. Exploratory drilling in 'block 10' underway [VIDEO]

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/exploratory-drilling-in-block-10-underway-video

The appraisal drilling of "Glafkos-2" in block 10 of the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the Republic of Cyprus is proceeding smoothly, Energy Minister Natasa Pilides said on Friday, during a visit to the drilling - ship "Stena Forth". The drilling is expected to be completed in March....

8. 'Be afraid': Ukraine hit by cyberattack while Russia deploys more troops at border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/be-afraid-ukraine-hit-by-cyberattack-while-russia-deploys-more-troops-at-border

Ukraine was hit by a massive cyberattack warning its citizens to "be afraid and expect the worst", while Russia, which has amassed more than 100,000 troops on its neighbor's frontier, released TV pictures on Friday of more forces deploying in a drill....

9. Changes to quarantine release procedure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/changes-to-quarantine-release-procedure

The Ministry of Health has announced that from January 17, 2022, those who have completed the mandatory 10-day quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19 will be automatically released without the intervention of their GP....

10. Erdogan wants direct dialogue amid threats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-wants-direct-dialogue-amid-threats

Despite the declaration Thursday by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that he is ready for a direct dialogue with Greece, the message conveyed by Ankara remains contradictory given the harsh language aimed at President Katerina Sakellaropoulou by the Turkish Foreign Ministry Thursday and continued overflights by fighter jets in the Aegean....

11. Chloraka refugees in limbo as time runs out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chloraka-refugees-in-limbo-as-time-runs-out

A two-month grace period for asylum seekers in Chloraka ordered to move out of a studio complex is about to expire, with police saying they cannot enforce the eviction order as it has not been signed by a judge...

12. MP sees conflict of interest behind ‘cocaine colonel’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mp-sees-conflict-of-interest-behind-‘cocaine-colonel

A member of parliament in Cyprus is raising a conflict of interest for Deputy Attorney General Savvas Angelides, saying when he was serving as defense minister he went easy on a colonel who was busted for drugs and the case was dropped altogether after he became the state’s second chief law enforcement officer...

13. Prince Andrew loses military titles and use of HRH

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prince-andrew-loses-military-titles-and-use-of-hrh

The Duke of York's military titles and royal patronages have been returned to the Queen, Buckingham Palace has said....

14. Greece says 'Turkey distorting history'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-says-turkey-distorting-history

Turkey “distorts the reality” when it comes to its past, Greece said on Thursday, responding to the neighboring country’s Foreign Ministry which chided President Katerina Sakellaropoulou for mentioning the genocide of Pontic Greeks....

15. Persistent dad arrested after school files complaint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/persistent-dad-arrested-after-school-files-complaint

A father in Paphos was arrested this week after a school administration filed a complaint with police saying he made threats over the phone, with the dad denying the accusations and saying he was simply trying to reach the principal who wouldn’t take his call...

16. 'Test to stay' at schools - Details of additional measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/test-to-stay-at-schools-details-of-additional-measures

"The rapid deterioration of epidemiological data recorded in Cyprus in recent weeks due to the predominance of the Omicron variant leaves us no room for complacency....

17. Expert points to faulty rope in army officer’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-points-to-faulty-rope-in-officer-s-death

The climbing rope used by an army officer who fell to his death last year during an exercise in Cyprus had visible signs of wear and tear, according to a Greek expert, while police have obtained statements suggesting systematic breach of safety protocols during training sessions...

18. 'No additional measures at this stage'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-additional-measures-at-this-stage

The scheduled meeting between the members of the Scientific Advisory Committee and the Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipandelas, ended shortly after 16:00 on Tuesday (January 11th) this afternoon....

19. No change in foreign policy, says Kasoulides, pledges more focus on foreign diplomats and EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-change-in-foreign-policy-says-kasoulides-pledges-more-focus-on-foreign-diplomats-and-eu

Newly-appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ioannis Kasoulides, has assured on Tuesday that there will be no change in foreign policy, instead, more attention will be given to particular issues....

20. Cyprus expected to introduce a national minimum wage by the end of January 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-expected-to-introduce-a-national-minimum-wage-by-the-end-of-january-2022

Cyprus is expected to introduce a national minimum wage by the end of January 2022. According to information, the national minimum wage will be set at 45% - 60% of the national median salary in Cyprus which is 1,573 euros....

21. Ioannis Kassoulides re-appointed as Foreign Minister of Cyprus by President Anastasiades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ioannis-kassoulides-re-appointed-as-foreign-minister-of-cyprus-by-president-anastasiades

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades has announced on Monday that Ioannis Kasoulides will retake the post of Foreign Minister after the resignation on Sunday of Nikos Christodoulides, stressing that the way things have turned out, he had no choice but to accept the resignation....

22. Wrong person gets rapid test result after leaving line

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wrong-person-gets-rapid-test-result-after-delays

Long lines for rapid tests have been reported over the weekend in the Republic of Cyprus, with a mayor of a local town accusing the health ministry of “zero organization” and a woman in the capital who got tired of waiting still getting a result without giving a sample...

23. More than 460 children inoculated on Saturday in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-460-children-inoculated-on-saturday-in-limassol

A total of 465 children, aged 5-11 years old, received the jab against COVID-19 on Saturday at the vaccination center in the “Spyros Kyprianou” sports center in Limassol, according to information by the Health Ministry....

24. Minister of Health reassures public on new 'Deltacron' variant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-of-health-reassures-public-on-new-deltacron-variant

Minister of Health Michael Hadjipantela said on Saturday that Deltacron, a new variant of COVID-19 found in Cyprus, was not something to worry about....

25. Cyprus' Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides steps down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-foreign-minister-nikos-christodoulides-steps-down

Cyprus' Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Christodoulides resigned Sunday from his position, amid discussions of a potential candidacy for the presidential elections in 2023....

26. Kazakh president gives shoot-to-kill order to quell protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kazakh-president-gives-shoot-to-kill-order-to-quell-protests

Security forces appeared to have reclaimed the streets of Kazakhstan's main city on Friday after days of violence, and the Russian-backed president said he had ordered his troops to shoot to kill to put down a countrywide uprising....

27. British troops to help London hospitals hit by Covid-19 staff shortages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-troops-to-help-london-hospitals-hit-by-covid-19-staff-shortages

The British government is tapping into the military to ease staffing shortages across London hospitals caused by a fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak....

28. Tennis star Djokovic wins court battle to stay in Australia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tennis-star-djokovic-wins-court-battle-to-stay-in-australia

World number one Novak Djokovic was released from Australian immigration detention on Monday after winning a court challenge to remain in the country to pursue his bid for a record 21st Grand Slam title at the upcoming Australian Open....

29. Rapid increase in cases in the occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-rapid-increase-in-cases-in-the-occupied-territories

There was a rapid increase in cases of coronavirus in the occupied territories, with the "Ministry of Health" announcing on Thursday 1001 new positive cases diagnosed in a 24 hour period, the majority of the cases were acquired locally....

30. Philippines' Duterte threatens unvaccinated people with arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/philippines-duterte-threatens-unvaccinated-people-with-arrest

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday people who have not taken COVID-19 shots will be arrested if they disobeyed stay-at-home orders as infections hit a three-month high....

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