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1. Egypt one of Cyprus' closest friends, Anastasiades says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/egypt-one-of-cyprus-closest-friends-anastasiades-says

“Egypt is one of our closest friends and a strategic partner” President Nicos Anastasiades said in a tweet on Friday after sharing a telephone conversation with his Egyptian counterpart, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi....

2. Man jailed for stabbing elderly neighbour

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-jailed-for-stabbing-elderly-neighbour

A local man was sentenced to eight years in prison for stabbing an elderly man who was in his own backyard at his Larnaca residence...

3. Communion ritual unchanged in Orthodox Church despite virus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/communion-ritual-unchanged-in-orthodox-church-despite-virus

One by one, the children and adults line up for the centuries-old ritual of Holy Communion, trying to keep a proper social distance. The priest dips a spoon into the chalice of bread and wine, which the faithful believe is the body and blood of Christ, and puts it into the mouth of the first person in line....

4. 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....

5. 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. ...

6. Greece, Turkey exchange barbs over migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-turkey-exchange-barbs-over-migrants

Greece on Thursday pushed back on criticism by Turkey that is violating the rights of refugees and migrants attempting to reach the country, saying Ankara has “instrumentalized human suffering”...

7. 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...

8. President unveils new stimulus package

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-unveils-new-stimulus-package

President Nicos Anastasiades announced on Wednesday a new set of measures to support tourism, businesses, and the self-employed workers that took a hit in the coronavirus pandemic...

9. Cyprus to get €2.5 billion, EU Commission proposal says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-get-€2-5-billion-according-to-eu-commission-proposal

The European Commission will propose on Wednesday that Cyprus gets €1.433 billion of the new recovery fund, and €2.52 billion in total....

10. Sir Stelios wages battle against board

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sir-stelios-wages-battle-against-board

EasyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou had some harsh words to say about the company’s finance director, with the Greek Cypriot billionaire renewing his call to whistleblowers to help with useful information to scrap an Airbus deal...

11. Republic of Cyprus starts its biggest engine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/republic-of-cyprus-starts-its-biggest-engine

A new presidential address to the nation on Wednesday is expected to set the tone as the Republic of Cyprus is gearing up for the summer season but debate over health concerns and social distancing still rages on...

12. President to announce new support package on Wednesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-to-announce-new-support-package-on-wednesday

President Nicos Anastasiades will address the Cyprus nation on Wednesday to announce a new package of measures to support the economy and workers....

13. 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....

14. 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....

15. 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...

16. Third suspect in armored truck heist caught

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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...

17. Return to lockdown not likely, Karayiannis says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/return-to-lockdown-not-likely-karayiannis-says

The health advisory committee is keeping a close watch on the consistent crowding observed since restrictions on movement were lifted on May 21, but committee member Petros Karayiannis said lockdown measures won’t be reinstated unless Cyprus returns to a state where around 30-40 new coronavirus cases are announced over consecutive days....

18. 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...

19. Local biker killed in Limassol accident

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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...

20. Negative coronavirus test certificate needed to go through crossings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/negative-coronavirus-test-certificate-needed-to-go-through-crossings

With the partial opening of checkpoints on June 8, as agreed by the island’s two leaders on Thursday, Presidential Commissioner Photis Photiou said that in addition to the enclaved, Greek Cypriots who resettled in their villages in the breakaway north will also be allowed to pass through crossing points....

21. House passes bills mitigating pandemic repercussions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-passes-bills-mitigating-pandemic-repercussions

The House on Friday approved a wide array of bills, passing into law a wide array of bills seeking to keep Cyprus afloat as it is making its way through the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic....

22. New chapter in store for old Orphanides mall

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-chapter-in-store-for-old-orphanides-mall

The Bank of Cyprus is reportedly sounding out the government on a potential mega deal in west Nicosia, with ideas thrown around for the old Orphanides Mall to become a business centre or a medical facility...

23. First steps taken for the reopening of checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-steps-taken-for-the-reopening-of-checkpoints

Substantial steps were taken on Thursday by the leaders of the island’s divided communities toward the reopening of crossing points, with the two agreeing that as a first step, certain groups of people will be allowed to cross through checkpoints as of June 8....

24. Students flock to schools, but many parents remain wary

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/students-flock-to-schools-but-many-parents-remain-wary

As primary and middle school students returned to school classrooms on Thursday as part of the second phase of the relaxation of measures, Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou said that Cyprus as a whole has earned this ability to gradually return to normality, but reports signalled not all parents were thrilled with the idea of sending their children to school....

25. Cyprus plans to tap into ESM’s pandemic credit line

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-apply-for-financial-assistance-from-esm-s-pandemic-crisis-support

Cyprus will tap into the European Stability Mechanism’s Pandemic Crisis Support fund to cover its elevated healthcare expenditure which came as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said Thursday. ...

26. All asylum seekers at Pournara locked in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-asylum-seekers-locked-in-at-pournara

Health ministry officials say going in and out of the migrant facility in rural Nicosia is temporarily forbidden due to a scabies infestation, with the government defending migration policies amid criticism over living conditions and restriction of freedom of movement at the camp...

27. Despite progress, discrimination against LGBT community a reality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/despite-progress-discrimination-against-lgbt-community-a-reality

Recognizing that Cyprus has taken substantial steps toward institutionalizing equality and safeguarding the fundamental rights of the island’s LGBT community, Ombudswoman Maria Stylianou Lottides has highlighted that there is still work to be done in eradicating the reality of enduring acts of discrimination....

28. Second phase of relaxation of measures kicks off on Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-phase-of-relaxation-of-measures-kicks-off-at-midnight

Cyprus will be making an important step toward resuming daily life as normal on Thursday, when the second phase of the gradual lifting of restriction measures is set to kick off....

29. Empty middle seat? Depends on which country you are flying in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/empty-middle-seat-depends-on-which-country-you-are-flying-in

In Thailand, you cannot have food or water in flight and must wear a mask. In Malaysia and Indonesia, the plane needs to be half-empty. In the United States and Europe, it’s not mandatory for airlines to leave the middle seat open....

30. Greek economy to get multi-billion-euro lifeline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-economy-to-get-multi-billion-euro-lifeline

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will announce steps to revive the economy in a televised address on Wednesday. These steps will be mainly focused on tourism but will also concern other sectors affected by the coronavirus pandemic. ...

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