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31. V-E Day marked the turning point towards a democratic, prosperous, and peaceful future

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Today is the 75th anniversary of the Allied Victory in Europe in World War II - “V-E Day.” This is a day to remember and honor the shared sacrifice, enduring commitment, and unflinching bravery of the Allied forces and the underground movements in defeating Fascism in Europe. We also remember the immense sorrow and misery suffered by so many, and we recognize the bravery and sacrifice of tens of millions of civilians in the Second World War....

32. Cabinet approves new bundle of support measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-cabinet-approves-new-bundle-of-support-measures

The Cabinet on Thursday approved a new bundle of support measures for businesses to keep the economy afloat after the slowdown brought about by the coronavirus outbreak....

33. Officers in serial killer probe lawyer up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-in-serial-killer-probe-lawyer-up

A local report hints at legal wars brewing within prosecution agencies in the Republic of Cyprus, following the attorney general’s decision to prosecute fifteen police officers in the serial killer case...

34. 'Tourism dogma' piques Israel’s interest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-dogma-piques-israel-s-interest

The Israeli tourism minister says his country is looking into the possibility of joining a safe zone for travel that is currently in the works between Cyprus and Greece...

35. Lagarde draws line on how far ECB largesse can go

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lagarde-draws-line-on-how-far-ecb-largesse-can-go

European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde drew the line on how far the ECB could go in helping virus-stricken eurozone countries on Wednesday, saying lending to governments directly would be illegal and handing out cash to citizens difficult....

36. Greece’s Covid-19 death toll reaches 100

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-covid-19-death-toll-reaches-100

Greece’s death toll from the novel coronavirus has reached 100, after a patient at the capital’s Attikon Hospital succumbed to the disease late on Monday....

37. 'We've learnt nothing' from euro crisis, ex EC president Juncker says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/we-ve-learnt-nothing-from-euro-crisis-ex-ec-president-juncker-says

In an interview with Politico's Brussels Playbook, former European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has expressed his disappointment over the discord that emerged between euro zone countries in their attempts to come up with a joint response to the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. ...

38. Cabinet approves bills to decongest Central Prisons amid COVID-19 fears

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-bills-to-decongest-central-prisons-amid-covid-19-fears

Measures to decompress the overcrowded Nicosia central prisons where the risks associated with a potential spread of coronavirus are high were approved on Tuesday by the Cabinet....

39. Clocks move forward this weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clocks-move-forward-this-weekend

Daylight Saving Time went into effect on Sunday in Cyprus as public opinion around the world still remains divided on whether there is value in switching back and forth...

40. Cabinet approves bill allowing courts to jail violators of Covid-19 decrees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-bill-allowing-courts-to-send-violators-of-covid-19-decrees-to-prison

The Cabinet on Thursday approved a bill allowing authorities to impose €150 fines on violators of the decrees issued on the basis of the Quarantine Law, while a second bill given the green light authorizes certain cases to go to court which will be able to impose a prison sentence and/or a fine of up to €3,000....

41. Loan payments to be suspended for nine months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/loan-payments-to-be-suspended-for-nine-months

After over two weeks of discussions between the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Labor, the Central Bank, the Association of Cyprus Banks and other financial entities to minimize the impact of coronavirus on the Cyprus economy, white smoke has emerged with all parties agreeing that payoffs for all types of loans are to be suspended for nine months....

42. President, Presidential Palace staff undergo Covid-19 test

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-presidential-palace-staff-undergo-covid-19-tests

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Presidential Palace staff were tested for coronavirus on Tuesday as a precaution....

43. Government: Supermarkets closures, curfew not on the table

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-supermarkets-closures-curfew-not-on-the-table

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said in a tweet on Thursday that the government has no intension of shutting supermarkets, urging the public to avoid clustering in supermarkets....

44. Elections in the north postponed for six months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elections-in-the-north-postponed-for-six-months

Elections in the north that were set to take place in April have been postponed for six months amid mounting chain reactions of the coronavirus outbreak, Turkish Cypriot media reported on Tuesday....

45. President: Partial lockdown of airports, schools to remain closed until April 10

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-partial-lockdown-of-airports-schools-to-remain-closed-until-april-10

President Nicos Anastasiades addressed the nation on Friday night after the week saw cumulative confirmations of coronavirus cases across the divide....

46. Erdogan likens Greek authorities to Nazis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-likens-greek-authorities-to-nazis

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said there is “no difference” between Nazis and the Greek authorities trying to hold the country’s border against the influx of thousands of migrants and refugees spurred to push into the European Union by Ankara....

47. 'The Time Is Now': Women abstain from duties in call for gender equality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-time-is-now-women-abstain-from-duties-in-call-for-gender-equality

Women from across Cyprus locked elbows to form human chains outside their workplaces on Friday during a one-hour work stoppage that called for gender equality and an end to discrimination against women....

48. Police presence to be boosted on roads to curb fatalities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-presence-to-be-boosted-on-roads-to-curb-fatalities

The issue of serious and fatal road accidents was discussed on Wednesday in a broad meeting at the Presidential Palace, chaired by President Nicos Anastasiades, with the participation of all relevant Ministries and agencies....

49. Syllouris and Mitsotakis agree on Greece-Cyprus mutual support

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syllouris-and-mitsotakis-agree-on-greece-cyprus-mutual-support

The mutual support between Greece and Cyprus is even more urgent in the current difficult period, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Cyprus House President Demetris Syllouris agreed during their Athens meeting on Wednesday....

50. UN: EU needs to stop bickering, support Greece on refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-eu-needs-to-stop-bickering-support-greece-on-refugees

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees on Tuesday urged European Union countries to give more resources and support to Greece as it faces a new wave of migrants and refugees from Syria and other parts of the Middle East....

51. Greek army, police dig in along Turkey border after migrant clashes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-army-police-dig-in-along-turkey-border-after-migrant-clashes

Greek troops and riot police remained on high alert on Tuesday along the land border between Greece and Turkey, the main flashpoint in an escalating row between the EU and Ankara over how to deal with a new wave of migrants and refugees....

52. Woman in the north tests negative for coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-in-the-north-tests-negative-for-coronavirus

Samples taken from a suspected coronavirus carrier in the north were sent to Turkey for examination, as per the request of the World Health Organization, Turkish Cypriot ‘Health Minister’ Ali Pilli said on Monday. The results came back negative, Turkish Cypriot media reported....

53. Opposition builds against planned quarry zone as thousands of trees may be axed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/opposition-builds-against-planned-quarry-zone-as-thousands-of-trees-may-be-axed

Intense reaction has been building up in recent days in opposition to plans to create a gravel quarry in the Delikipos forest, an extensive green patch in the Larnaca district, part of the network of Natura 2000 nature protection areas....

54. Cyprus and 8 EU countries object to new rules of mobility package on commercial vehicles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-8-eu-countries-object-to-new-rules-of-mobility-package-on-commercial-vehicles

Implications of a new rule included in the EU mobility package currently under negotiation, whereby commercial vehicles, lorries, and trucks will be required to return to their licensing Member State every eight weeks, were raised on Wednesday by Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos and several of his counterparts to the Commission Vice President and Commissioner for Transport....

55. Cyprus gets tough on economic migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gets-tough-on-economic-migrants

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris says the government is determined to cut down on asylum and residence permit applications by blocking economic migrants from filing non-legitimate petitions...

56. EDEK party shrinks as turmoil escalates over ousted MEP

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/edek-party-shrinks-as-turmoil-escalates-over-ousted-mep

After the dramatic ousting of MEP Demetris Papadakis from socialist party Edek on Monday, the party continued to shrink throughout the week with the resignation of ten party members by Friday....

57. House President continues contacts in Australia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-president-continues-contacts-in-australia

President of the House of Representatives Demetris Syllouris continued his contacts in Australia, in the framework of an official visit heading a parliamentary delegation, during which he discussed the Cyprus issue, developments in the Eastern Mediterranean, Turkey’s military operations, avoiding double taxation, and bilateral cooperation. ...

58. UK 'deplores' Turkey's actions in Cyprus EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-deplores-turkey-s-actions-in-cyprus-eez

The British Government’s position regarding the Cyprus issue and Turkey’s activity within the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Republic of Cyprus does not change now that the UK has exited the European Union, the Minister for Europe Christopher Pincher said. ...

59. Israeli FM director-general in Athens for talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-fm-director-general-in-athens-for-talks

Israel’s Foreign Ministry director-general Yuval Rotem will visit Athens Wednesday for talks with Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and other officials, the Israeli embassy announced....

60. Cyprus 'golden passports' scheme a laundering risk, says watchdog

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-golden-passports-scheme-a-laundering-risk-says-watchdog

A European money laundering watchdog has cautioned that a secretive investment-for-passports programme run by Cyprus was vulnerable to money laundering and fraught with risk...

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