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1. Israeli fighter jets fly across Cyprus skies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-fighter-jets-fly-across-cyprus-skies

The “Onisilos-Gedeon 2020" military exercise between the Republic of Cyprus and Israel wrapped up successfully on Thursday, a defence ministry statement said....

2. District lockdowns get a false start

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/district-lockdowns-get-a-false-start

Police and the army were told to back off Thursday evening before activating roadblocks outside Limassol and Paphos, after orders from the top were put on hold to allow citizens under exception categories to get necessary documents in the morning to beat a partial lockdown expected to last until the end of the month...

3. Support schemes added to fight lockdown consequences

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/support-schemes-added-to-fight-lockdown-consequences

Alongside the tough restriction measures that came into effect on Thursday, additional support schemes were announced by the ministers of finance and labour in a bid to cushion the inevitable economic blow....

4. Roadblocks as Cyprus cuts off two districts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/roadblocks-as-cyprus-cuts-off-districts

Police say officers will man random checkpoints in Limassol and Paphos districts, both which have been ordered essentially isolated from the rest of the island, following new strict measures to combat a second wave of the coronavirus...

5. Cyprus 2021 defence budget up by €70 million

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-2021-defence-budget-up-by-€70-million

The six pillars of the defence ministry’s strategic aims in defence and security matters were presented before the parliamentary finance committee by defence minister Charalambos Petrides on Monday, in the context of his ministry’s budget for 2021....

6. Cyprus and France conduct joint search and rescue drill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-france-conduct-joint-search-and-rescue-drill

A joint search and rescue exercise took place on Friday off the coast of Cyprus, with the participation of Cyprus and France...

7. Largest ever deployment of Royal Navy ships to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/largest-ever-deployment-of-royal-navy-ships-to-cyprus

In a “demonstration of the breadth of the UK-Cyprus defence relationship,” HMS Albion, the Royal Navy’s flagship, will participate in an extensive programme of exercises and training with Cypriot forces throughout October and November. ...

8. Greek President stresses solidarity with Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-president-stresses-solidarity-with-cyprus

President Katerina Sakellaropoulou on Monday underlined the unity and solidarity between Greece and Cyprus in the face of Turkish provocations during a two-day official visit to Nicosia....

9. Cyprus-Israel military exercise wraps up successfully

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-israel-military-exercise-wraps-up-successfully

A joint Cyprus-Isreal military exercise dubbed ‘Iason 2020’ was successfully completed late on Wednesday night, an announcement by the Cyprus defence ministry said....

10. ECHR asks Cyprus to explain boat incidents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/echr-asks-cyprus-to-explain-boat-incidents

The European Court of Human Rights has asked the government of the Republic of Cyprus to answer questions concerning recent refoulement of undocumented travelers at sea, in response to a request of an interim measure from a local attorney handling another case...

11. Death by kin trial focuses on gun condition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/death-by-kin-trial-focuses-on-gun-condition

Gun experts testified on Monday in the Larnaca death by kin trial, where a young man says he killed his sister after firing his military rifle accidentally...

12. Cyprus defends blocking migrant boats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-defends-blocking-migrant-boats

A police task force from the Republic of Cyprus is hoping to hash out a plan with Lebanese authorities to deter “economic migrants” from traveling to the island, as government and state officials rush to respond to criticism over a decision to send back undocumented migrants to the neighbouring country...

13. Urgent meeting after weekend refugee arrivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/urgent-meeting-after-weekend-refugee-arrivals

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has called for an emergency meeting following a number of arrivals of undocumented migrants over the weekend, with some of them transported back to Lebanon and others facing the prospect of crowding into an already maxed-out facility...

14. Upgrading Cyprus' defence urgent, Defence Minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/upgrading-cyprus-defence-urgent-defence-minister-says

Minister of Defence Charalambos Petrides said Thursday that the strengthening and upgrading the Republic of Cyprus’ defence constitutes an urgent need, given the fact that the Cyprus problem remains unresolved, and Turkey’s aggressive behaviour in Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone is ongoing....

15. Cyprus collects additional 170 tonnes of Beirut relief

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-collects-additional-170-tonnes-beirut-relief

The Cyprus public has amassed an additional 170 tonnes of humanitarian aid for the people of Lebanon, who were ravaged by deadly blasts at a Beirut port area earlier this month, with the aid currently being loaded into containers that will be transferred to the Limassol port, from where they will be shipped to the neighbouring country....

16. French and Greek fighter jets at Paphos air base

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-and-greek-fighter-jets-at-paphos-air-base

Joint aeronautical exercises featuring the militaries of Greece, France, and Cyprus are set to take place from Wednesday until Friday off the west coast of Cyprus is set to send a strong response to Turkey’s activities in the eastern Mediterranean....

17. French La Fayette frigate spotted off Larnaca coast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/french-la-fayette-frigate-spotted-off-larnaca-coast

After the two French Rafale fighter jets and the C 180 utility aircraft landed in the National Guard’s ‘Andreas Papandreou’ air base in Paphos, a warship of the French Navy has also arrived in Cyprus....

18. Cyprus aid for Lebanon en route to Beirut

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-aid-for-lebanon-en-route-to-beirut

The first batch of dry and canned foodstuffs collected in Cyprus in response to a campaign launched by national authorities for the provision of immediate relief to the Lebanese public was loaded on Tuesday on-board a Greek military ship docked at the Limassol port....

19. France testing Paphos National Guard air base

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/france-testing-paphos-national-guard-air-base

Three aircraft of the French Air Force have since Monday afterrnoon been stationed at the ‘Andreas Papandreou’ air base in Paphos. The presence of the warplanes at infrastructure of the Cyprus National Guard, is not, Kathimerini understands, related to the developing situation in the region....

20. North commemorates Tylliria bombing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-commemorate-tylliria-bombing

Busloads of Turkish Cypriots crossed into Cyprus’ “other ghost town” on Saturday to commemorate Turkish bombing in Tylliria during intercommunal clashes on the island in 1964, but the gathering was not without political controversy...

21. Two out of five new cases randomly detected in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-out-of-five-new-cases-randomly-detected-in-limassol

The Cyprus health ministry announced five new coronavirus cases on Monday, two of which were randomly detected in Limassol, where recent days have seen a concerning development of several active chains of infection....

22. Motorcycle passenger killed in Nicosia crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/motorcycle-passenger-killed-in-nicosia-crash

Police are investigating a fatal incident in Nicosia where a young woman riding on the back of a motorcycle was killed Sunday early morning...

23. Elderly man dies in Paphos rollover crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elderly-man-dies-in-paphos-rollover-crash

An elderly man was killed in a road accident on Monday when his vehicle overturned and ended up in a ditch in Paphos district...

24. Army recruits with UK university offer asked to submit details to education ministry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/army-recruits-with-offers-at-uk-universities-asked-to-submit-details-to-education-ministry

This year’s incoming army recruits were contacted by the education ministry on Wednesday via text message, which asked those who secured a position at a UK university for the coming academic year to inform the ministry so that concrete figures can be gathered....

25. Cyprus records single new coronavirus case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-records-single-new-case

The Republic of Cyprus recorded one new coronavirus case on Wednesday, involving a close family contact of another known case, with whom new case travelled to Cyprus from Bulgaria last week....

26. Govt mulling over state guarantee scheme for Cyprus students in UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/govt-mulling-over-state-guarantee-scheme-for-cyprus-students-in-uk

Cyprus Ministers and MPs put their heads together on Wednesday to find ways of dealing with the UK’s decision to end home fee status for EU students from the 2021-22 academic year....

27. 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....

28. LIDL Cyprus donates masks to fight Covid-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/lidl-cyprus-donates-masks-to-fight-covid-19

29. Exercise prepares Cyprus aerial firefighters for tough fire season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/exercise-prepares-cyprus-aerial-firefighters-for-tough-fire-season

Ahead of what is expected to be a tough fire season, an operational readiness exercise dubbed ‘Icarus 2020’ took place Tuesday morning in the Larnaca district....

30. Man jailed in another Ayia Napa rape case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-jailed-in-another-ayia-napa-rape-case

A man has been sentenced to eight years for the rape of a young British woman, who said she was raped after being driven in a dark remote area outside Ayia Napa last year...

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