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1. Health Ministry clarifies rules governing number of people at gatherings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-clarifies-rules-governing-number-of-people-at-gatherings

After the Health Minister announced Wednesday morning that the 10 person rule governing gatherings would be scrapped at the end of phase three on June 24, an announcement issued later in the day clarified that we won’t be jumping into normality straight away....

2. The growing complications of the reopening of checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-growing-complications-of-the-reopening-of-checkpoints

The discussion for the reopening of checkpoints will be anything but an easy feat, as in addition to the role played by the epidemiological situation, the matter is inevitably being politicized in view of ‘elections’ set to take place in the north, but also in light of the UNSG’s report expected around the end of June....

3. Government presses fast forward on relaxation of restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-presses-fast-forward-on-relaxation-of-restrictions

The Cabinet on Wednesday gave the green light for the relaxation of certain restrictions faster than what was initially anticipated, given that Cyprus appears to have reacted well to the gradual lifting of lockdown measures so far....

4. Deputy mayor draws back racist declaration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deputy-mayor-draws-back-racist-declaration

Limassol’s deputy mayor Nikos Sykas has issued a statement following widespread criticism over a post on Facebook when he self-identified as a racist...

5. Some restrictions may be eased earlier than planned

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/some-restrictions-may-be-eased-earlier-than-planned

The government and its health advisory committee discussed on Tuesday the possibility of relaxing certain restrictions sooner than anticipated, but final decisions are expected to emerge after the Cabinet’s meeting on Wednesday....

6. No peace talks until mandate is renewed, Akinci says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-peace-talks-until-mandate-is-renewed-akinci-says

Turkish-Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci says that no progress can be made in reunification talks with the Republic of Cyprus if Turkish Cypriots in the breakaway north do not renew his mandate....

7. Ankara sparks renewed tensions with Athens over claim for 24 blocks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-sparks-renewed-tensions-with-athens-over-claim-for-24-blocks

Ankara on Tuesday responded to a complaint from Athens concerning a map published in the Turkish government’s gazette outlining areas where Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO) has applied for exploration licenses, including several within Greece’s continental shelf, by insisting that these areas are within the boundaries Turkey has submitted to the United Nations. ...

8. Medical supplies, laptops flown over from China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/medical-supplies-laptops-flown-over-from-china

A fresh batch of medical supplies and consumables to assist the island’s battle against coronavirus arrived on Sunday evening from China on a flight chartered by the Transport Ministry....

9. Lawmakers to vote on budget for new support measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawmakers-to-vote-on-budget-for-new-support-measures

The Finance Ministry will be seeking lawmakers’ green light for the supplementary budget of €220 million involving a string of measures to keep the economy afloat after the slowdown brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. ...

10. Cyprus enters second phase of GESY

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-enters-second-phase-of-gesy

After a long a protracted internal battle in the Republic of Cyprus, the implementation of the second and final phase of the country’s first and only General Health System begins on Monday...

11. Health experts on divided island compare notes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-experts-on-divided-island-compare-notes

Health experts from the two communities on divided Cyprus are expected to touch base on Monday, leaving politics aside as scientists try to prepare officials for the reopening of crossings in the buffer zone...

12. Two bodies found in old Nicosia apartment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-bodies-found-in-old-nicosia-apartment

Two bodies were discovered in a downtown apartment in Nicosia on Sunday, with reports saying a bouquet of flowers had been placed next to a woman who had her throat slashed...

13. Cyprus scores Wizz Air base in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scores-wizz-air-base

Cypriot aviation scored a big win this week after Wizz Air said it would turn Larnaca airport into a base, as the island is trying to restore connectivity and the airline industry going through a hygiene makeover...

14. 42 private hospitals join phase two of Gesy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/42-private-hospitals-join-phase-two-of-gesy

The full rollout of the island’s universal healthcare system (Gesy) on Monday will take place with the participation of 42 private hospitals, with the Health Insurance Organization on Friday expressing its content after two large Nicosia hospitals, the Apollonion and Aretaeio, agreed to participate....

15. FinMin delves into details of 'new, more targeted measures'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finmin-delves-into-details-of-new-more-targeted-measures

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides held a press conference on Thursday to delve into the details of the new bundle of economic support measures announced by President Nicos Anastasiades in a televised national address Wednesday night....

16. Cyprus expects 600,000 tourists by August

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-expects-600-000-tourists-by-august

The island is expected to receive some 600,000 passengers in August, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said Thursday, noting that this estimation includes people flying in on commercial and private planes....

17. 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. ...

18. Mass deportations underway in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mass-deportations-underway-in-cyprus

The Republic of Cyprus has begun expelling foreign nationals who have been turned down for asylum, citing concerns over security threats and changing demographics due to a migration crisis...

19. Repair and Prepare: EU unveils €750 bln plan for coronavirus recovery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/repair-and-prepare-eu-unveils-€750-bln-plan-for-coronavirus-recovery

The European Commission unveiled on Wednesday a plan to borrow on the market and then disburse to EU countries 750 billion euros in grants and loans to help them recover from their coronavirus slump, giving an immediate boost to the euro....

20. Mouth-to-mouth by lifeguards prohibited

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mouth-to-mouth-by-lifeguards-prohibited

With the island’s coronavirus outbreak still ongoing, lifeguards will only be able to deliver CPR, but not mouth-to-mouth resuscitation....

21. Migration agents raid building in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migration-agents-raid-building-in-larnaca

Police and immigration agents raided a place of residence in Larnaca on Wednesday where they inspected 22 individuals in an effort to combat illegal immigration, human trafficking, and labour exploitation...

22. Twelve businesses booked for failing to test employees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/12-businesses-booked-for-failing-to-test-employees

Widespread inspections between May 18 and May 22 at businesses that resumed operation with the steady relaxation of lockdown found that 12 businesses had not made sure that their employees got tested for coronavirus before allowing them to return to work....

23. Demonstration outside refugee camp sparks Government reaction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/demonstration-outside-refugee-camp-sparks-government-reaction

A demonstration staged outside the Pournara camp in Kokkinotrimithia on Sunday calling for an end to the arbitrary detention of hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers stirred reaction from the Government on Tuesday, with an Interior Ministry announcement claiming it won’t be allowing any further ghettoization of the island....

24. Health services dealing with positive case at high school

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-services-dealing-with-positive-case-at-high-school

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....

25. Cyprus readies to deport suspected terrorists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-moves-to-deport-suspected-terrorists

The Republic of Cyprus says it is getting ready to deport 17 undocumented migrants suspected of having ties to foreign terrorists, but proceedings could be delayed due to ongoing pandemic and other legal issues...

26. Third suspect in armored truck heist caught

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/third-suspect-in-armored-truck-heist-caught

A third suspect in Nicosia's money van heist outside a local bakery has been apprehended in Paphos, after the man reportedly sought help from a farmer who notified police...

27. Police to step up checks at food and drink spots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-to-step-up-checks-at-food-and-drink-spots

Police will be stepping up checks at targeted food and drink spots in the coming days to ensure that health and safety decrees are being adhered to, Police Chief Christos Andreou told the Cyprus News Agency on Monday....

28. Brother of slain sister jailed until trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brother-of-slain-sister-jailed-until-trial

A Larnaca district judge ordered the brother of slain Maria Harpa jailed until arraignment next month, while pre-trial information in and out of court has been difficult to obtain in the death by kin case...

29. Local biker killed in Limassol accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/local-biker-killed-in-limassol-accident

A biker was brutally killed in a road accident in Limassol on Sunday with reports saying he lost control of his motorcycle and landed into an empty field...

30. Fire department furious over multiple fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fire-department-furious-over-multiple-fires

Fire fighters in Cyprus responded to multiple fires on Sunday, with officials saying the high number and different origin locations made it impossible to believe they were all caused by accident...

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