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1. Doc wants govt to come clean about AstraZeneca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-wants-officials-come-clean-about-astrazeneca

A local well-known health expert has called on officials in the Republic of Cyprus to take a clear position on the AstraZeneca vaccine and stop hiding behind an EMA statement...

2. Cyprus hurries to clean up company registry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hurries-to-clean-up-company-registry

Energy Minister Natasa Pilides has called on business stakeholders in Cyprus to embrace a new effort of recording and updating true information about beneficiaries of companies, saying a new digital registry that can bolster transparency on the island...

3. Cyprus stands behind AstraZeneca vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-stands-behind-astrazeneca-vaccine

Authorities in the Republic of Cyprus have resumed the vaccination program using the AstraZeneca vaccine, after EMA said benefits outweigh the risks, with the health minister criticizing fellow member states for creating confusion by not sticking to plan...

4. Cyprus vax website down as EMA deliberates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-vaccination-site-down-as-ema-deliberates

Officials in the Republic of Cyprus are looking into allegations and rumors that citizens were attempting to cheat the system to book a vaccine appointment, with the registration website down on Wednesday and EMA expecting to update states on AstraZeneca...

5. Tourist form adds confusion to the mix

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourist-form-adds-confusion-to-the-mix

New confusion emerged over requirements regarding movement of foreign tourists in the Republic of Cyprus amid pandemic measures, with industry stakeholders saying visitors do not have to send text notifications before going out and the health ministry maintaining that rules apply to all...

6. Syrian refugees escorted to Cape Greco

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-escorted-to-cape-greco

A total of 75 undocumented migrants from Syria reached the Republic of Cyprus on Monday, after a Cypriot coast guard vessel escorted their wooden boat to Cape Greco...

7. Reported House website hack was false alarm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reported-house-website-hack-was-false-alarm

The website of the House of Representatives in the Republic of Cyprus suffered a technical glitch on Monday, the innovation commissioner says, following reports in Greek Cypriot media that a foreign hacker had targeted the website...

8. Cyprus backs King in Jordan’s ‘malicious plot’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-backs-king-in-jordan-s-‘malicious-plot

The government of the Republic of Cyprus has expressed 'firm support' to King Abdullah over the weekend, after Jordan’s government officials accused the country’s former crown prince of plotting against the kingdom...

9. Contentious TV drama airs on EOKA Day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/contentious-tv-drama-airs-on-eoka-day

A new series about ethnic warfare in Cyprus from a Turkish Cypriot point of view was launched in the north on Thursday, a national holiday for Greek Cypriots in the south, eliciting comments from the leaders of both communities on the divided island...

10. Cyprus appears upbeat in tourism challenge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-appears-upbeat-in-tourism-challenge

Cypriot tourism officials are finding several reasons to be optimistic following resumption of flights and easing of restrictions, but industry experts find it a little harder to put on a brave face...

11. Damning State Dep. report highlights Cyprus human rights issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/damning-state-dep-report-highlights-cyprus-human-rights-issues

A US State Department country report on human rights practices in 2020 proved damning for Cyprus which was found to have had significant human rights issues last year....

12. Borrell determined to carry out EUCO mandate on Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-determined-to-carry-out-euco-mandate-on-turkey

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades said clarifications about the EU’s role at the informal conference of Cyprus set to take place in Geneva in late April may arise after the visit expected to be paid to Turkey by EU officials....

13. Emotions run high as boy reunited with dad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/emotions-run-high-as-boy-reunited-with-dad

A US-born child was reunited with his dad in Limassol on Monday, ten days after the Supreme Court gave the Cypriot mother a deadline to comply with a court order, with the handover taking place four years after she flew him to the island unbeknownst to the father...

14. Cyprus wraps up cheese that grills

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wraps-up-cheese-that-grills

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says the registration of halloumi and hellim with the European Union is “to the benefit of all Cypriot producers, Greek and Turkish” following Monday’s designation for the famous cheese that grills but not without protests on both sides...

15. Investigators puzzled over Athienou case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigators-puzzled-over-athienou-case

Officials in Cyprus still remain in the dark over the identification of a woman whose body was discovered in a field in the buffer zone, with reports saying investigators are seeking answers from abroad based on a tip that led to the launch of a murder probe...

16. Cyprus urges public to use Covid tracer app

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-urges-public-to-use-covid-tracer-app

The Republic of Cyprus’ health ministry is calling on the public to use the CoVTracer-EN, the country’s national application for mobile phones, in a bid to avoid congestion and contribute to the containment of daily coronavirus infections...

17. Defence ministry targeted by hackers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defence-ministry-says-it-was-targeted-by-hackers

Reports suggest the defence ministry of the Republic of Cyprus thwarted a cyber attack last week, around the same time a major hacking incident was reported by British defence, with both countries pointing the finger to foreign hackers...

18. Kids get less invasive nasal swab tests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kids-get-less-invasive-nasal-swab-tests

Rapid tests for kids including high school students will be less uncomfortable starting Monday, following a decision by health ministry officials amid criticism over discomfort experienced by youngsters during nasopharyngeal testing...

19. Officers off the hook in serial killer probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-off-the-hook-in-serial-killer-probe

Senior law enforcement officials and frontline police officers named in a serial killer probe in Cyprus could be subject to disciplinary action but not criminal charges because of broader systemic failures and lack of evidence...

20. EU27 open up to Turkey but with a caveat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu27-open-up-to-turkey-but-with-caveat

European Union leaders made good on Thursday on a 2016 promise to deepen trade ties with Turkey, but also warned Ankara to expect sanctions if it restarts exploration over disputed hydrocarbons in the eastern Mediterranean...

21. Nicosia seeks revision on Turkey draft

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-seeks-revision-on-turkey-draft

The Republic of Cyprus has raised concerns over a joint statement to be issued by the EU27 on Turkey, with sources saying Nicosia was calling for a new draft to 'better reflect' statements by officials...

22. EU will be present in Cyprus issue negotiations, senior EU official says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-will-be-present-in-cyprus-issue-negotiations-senior-eu-official-says

The EU will be present at the conference on Cyprus to be convened by the UN in Geneva in late April and at the formal negotiations that may follow, a senior EU official said at a press conference in Brussels ahead of the forthcoming Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) of Monday....

23. Cyprus scrambles to reduce asylum backlog

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-to-reduce-asylum-backlog

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris says the government is moving forward with rejections of asylum applications under new, faster procedures to clear a system backlog, with Europe seeking a comprehensive solution and a commissioner calling on Cypriot authorities to investigate illegal pushbacks...

24. Cyprus says no to COVID home test kits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-says-no-to-covid-home-test-kits

The government in the Republic of Cyprus has approved access to home test kits for COVID-19, but the use of an antigen non-invasive test using saliva is not on the approved list per health ministry policy...

25. Cypriots told to behave as eating joints open

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-told-to-behave-as-eating-joints-open

A new relaxation of measures went into effect Tuesday in the Republic of Cyprus, with bars and restaurants including taverns opening up but under stricter rules, including no standing or rocking around the table...

26. Cyprus puts AstraZeneca on the back burner

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-puts-astrazeneca-on-temporary-hold

The Republic of Cyprus has temporarily suspended AstraZeneca shots for Covid-19 until an emergency meeting on Thursday by the European Medicines Agency, with reports saying Nicosia has already entered negotiations with Moscow to add another jab in the mix...

27. Rapid test results under fire again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rapid-tests-under-fire-again

Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides says a second PCR test came back negative, giving rise to further debate over the reliability of rapid test results, with a health expert also raising questions over the use of the method in Cyprus...

28. Power outage refuels reform debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/power-outage-refuels-reform-debate

A technical failure in the Vasilikos power plant was quickly restored Thursday morning, after rendering areas all over the Republic of Cyprus without electricity at a time when unions are up in arms over reforms in the industry...

29. Minister points finger at north over barbwire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-points-finger-at-north-over-barbwire

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has fired back at critics in the north over the south’s decision to install barbwire near the UN buffer zone to halt illegal crossings, blaming the need for a fence on lack of action on the part of Turkish Cypriot authorities...

30. Cyprus to assume first Presidency term of EMGF

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cprus-to-assume-first-presidency-term-of-emgf

Cyprus will assume its first official Presidency term of the Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF) starting on January 2022, participants at the fourth EMGF ministerial meeting decided on Tuesday....

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