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11 August, 2022
 

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1. Covid curbs lifted in Greece ahead of summer season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-curbs-lifted-in-greece-ahead-of-summer-season

Greece lifted Covid-19 restrictions on Sunday for foreign and domestic flights, its civil aviation authority said, ahead of the summer tourism season that officials hope will see revenues bouncing back from the pandemic slump....

2. Illegal bangers overshadow Easter message

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-bangers-overshadow-easter-message

Local residents in the Republic of Cyprus were rattled as illegal bangers kept people and pets up all night during the Orthodox Easter tradition, with police reporting delinquent behavior, at least two amputations, several fire incidents under investigation...

3. Cyprus layers relaxations ahead of Greek Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-layers-relaxations-ahead-of-greek-easter

The President’s Cabinet in Nicosia has approved a further relaxation of measures, starting on Good Friday as people in Cyprus get ready for Orthodox Easter and going bolder next month...

4. Clock ticking for Mariupol on Holy Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clock-ticking-for-mariupol-on-holy-thursday

A top ally of President Vladimir Putin said Russian forces will seize the last main stronghold of resistance in the besieged city of Mariupol on Thursday, after Ukraine proposed talks on evacuating troops and civilians there...

5. Russia renews surrender deadline at Azovstal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-renews-surrender-deadline-at-azovstal

Russian troops gave Ukrainian fighters holding out in the basements of Azovstal a fresh ultimatum to surrender on Wednesday, as conflicting reports made it unclear whether unarmed civilians could also be inside in Mariupol’s steel plant...

6. Illegal fireworks wreak havoc in Cyprus neighborhoods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-fireworks-wreak-havoc-in-cyprus-neighborhoods

Police in Cyprus are doubling down on confiscating illegal fireworks during Orthodox Holy Week, but efforts focus on suppliers and not users that wreak havoc in quiet neighborhoods...

7. Bloodbath warnings as Ukraine awaits Orthodox Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bloodbath-warnings-as-ukraine-awaits-orthodox-easter

Moscow says Kiev is 'completing preparations for monstrous provocations' against Orthodox churches to blame it on Russians, as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky vows to push back the offensive in the Donbas region...

8. Ukraine crisis stains church elections in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-crisis-stains-church-elections-in-cyprus

A Cypriot theologian has blown the lid off the game of thrones in archbishopric elections on the island, suggesting anti-Russia agenda is behind efforts to take the vote away from believers who might favor a pro-Moscow candidate in order to task the Holy Synod with naming the winner...

9. Turkey, West poised to dance a ‘violent tango,’ foreign policy expert tells K

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-turkey-west-poised-to-dance-a-‘violent-tango-foreign-policy-expert-tells-k

A lot of Erdogan’s rhetoric focuses on making Turkey a great power. He sees that as challenging European hegemony....

10. Papa Pancho plans Cyprus visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/papa-pancho-plans-cyprus-visit

Pope Francis will visit Cyprus in December, making him the second Roman Catholic pontiff to ever travel to the eastern Mediterranean island nation, a Cypriot official said Tuesday...

11. Heavy rains loom over flood festival in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heavy-rains-loom-over-flood-festival-in-cyprus

A yellow warning has been issued in Cyprus for Whit Monday, as heavy showers and possibly hailstorms could possibly disrupt outdoor activities during flood festival celebrations...

12. Erdogan calls on Greek Istanbulites to return

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-calls-on-greek-istanbulites-to-return

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and others that he welcomes the return of Istanbulite Greeks back to their ancestral homes...

13. COVID still rampant despite improvement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-still-rampant-despite-improvement

There was some mixed news in Cyprus on Friday, after a National Surveillance Report showed COVID-19 still prevalent at high levels despite some improvement...

14. Plans get blurry as Cyprus sees more deaths

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plans-get-blurry-as-cyprus-sees-more-deaths

Daily deaths due to COVID-19 hit a new record in the Republic of Cyprus, with seven hospitalized patients losing the battle on Easter Monday and health officials avoiding comment on what measures will replace the lockdown next week...

15. All eyes on positivity rate after Holy Week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-eyes-on-positivity-rate-this-week

The positivity rate in the Republic of Cyprus registered a drop to just below 1% at the end of the holiday weekend, but officials say it is too early to know whether lockdown measures have been effective during Holy Week...

16. Cyprus under siege as it celebrates Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-under-siege-as-it-celebrates-easter

Towns across the Republic of Cyprus were overrun with anarchists on Holy Saturday, when street fires and loud explosions dominated urban areas late into the night amid pandemic lockdown and midnight mass...

17. Teens wreak havoc on Holy Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teens-wreak-havoc-on-holy-thursday

Four teenagers were arrested on Friday morning in connection with a group delinquency incident in Limassol, where youths started fires near a local church and then attacked fire fighters and police officers who rushed to the scene...

18. SMS not needed for Holy Week churchgoers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sms-not-needed-for-holy-week-churchgoers

Eastern Orthodox churchgoers in the Republic of Cyprus no longer need to send an SMS before attending service during Holy Week, based on an FAQ issued by the government on Monday revising and clarifying the latest lockdown measures...

19. Cyprus decides lockdown in Golgotha meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-decides-lockdown-after-golgotha-meeting

After a tough debate amongst ministers over how the government ought to respond to a deteriorating pandemic situation, a proposal for a short and partial lockdown was approved at the last minute after the Cypriot health minister ascended his Calvary to secure a lockdown ahead of Orthodox Holy Week...

20. Cabinet split as measures gain on lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-split-as-measures-gain-on-lockdown

The Cabinet is set to announce later on Friday a new set of measures to curb the COVID-19 spread in the community, as daily cases continue to rise with a situation in hospitals extremely alarming...

21. Decisions on hold as Palace summons experts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/decisions-on-hold-as-palace-summons-experts

The President’s Cabinet failed to reach a decision on pandemic measures following intense debate on Thursday afternoon, with reports saying an announcement was pushed back a day to give health experts time to visit the Palace for more consultations...

22. Holy Moly ahead of Holy Week decision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/holy-moly-ahead-of-holy-week-decision

The President’s Cabinet is expected on Thursday to announce a way forward ahead of Greek Orthodox Holy Week, with the health minister not favoring tougher pandemic measures but also warning a lockdown was not off the table...

23. Experts tell government not to relax this Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-tell-government-not-to-relax-this-easter

Cyprus registered a record number of COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, reaching 941 and the numbers are only expected to increase, according to a local health expert...

24. Cyprus tackles Russian Question as time flies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tackles-russian-question-as-time-flies

Thousands of cancelations from Russia to Cyprus in just a matter of hours are testing the island’s response to the health crisis, with companies pushing their programs later in the summer pending improvement on the pandemic front...

25. Greek Easter relaxation hopes put to rest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-easter-relaxation-hopes-put-to-rest

Cyprus’ current epidemiological situation is behind the government’s latest decision to freeze possible relaxation of restrictions ahead of Greek Orthodox Easter, with the administration focusing on vaccinations but also not ruling out further measures...

26. Minister says Cyprus facing ‘fragile situation’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-says-cyprus-facing-‘fragile-situation

Cypriot Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou is urging people to comply with health measures, saying the epidemiological outlook in the country remains fragile and the situation could get out of control...

27. Cyprus moves forward with more relaxations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-moves-forward-with-more-relaxations

Cypriot Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou has announced a new set of relaxation of measures for April, including an increase in the number of permitted outings for legitimatize purposes but only on the weekend...

28. Cyprus hopes for breather on Green Monday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hopes-for-breather-on-green-monday

People in Cyprus are hoping to catch a break on Green Monday, with the government easing restrictions on nature outings on the public holiday and forecasters unsure if weather will cooperate...

29. Guterres reassures Cyprus’ UN ambassador

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guterres-reassures-cyprus-un-ambassador

Secretary General Antonio Guterres has told the new Cypriot UN Ambassador that the international organization and himself personally are “committed” to Cyprus and its people, reiterating his intention to convene an informal 5+1 sitdown soon...

30. Dendias, Lavrov discuss Cyprus in Athens meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dendias-lavrov-discuss-cyprus-in-athens-meeting

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias met with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Athens on Monday, at the start of the foreign official's visit to the Greek capital....

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