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1. Jewel sets sail fully vaccinated from Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jewel-sets-sail-fully-vaccinated-from-limassol

The Jewel of the Seas sets sail from Limassol on Saturday marking the beginning of Royal Caribbean’s return to the Mediterranean, a bold move mid-pandemic after Cypriot authorities jumped on board to offer a helping hand to an industry desperately looking for a welcoming port...

2. Cyprus to give Greek ferry link another go

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-give-greek-ferry-link-another-go

The Republic of Cyprus will make a new attempt to establish a maritime connection between the island and Greece, with officials saying amended plans tailored to seasonal schedules have been approved by the EU...

3. Cyprus says two shots won't cut it

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-says-two-shots-not-enough

Cypriot scientists say an additional shot against the coronavirus could improve immunity for vaccinated people as well as fight against new variants, with the EU preparing to order booster vaccines despite warnings from the bloc’s drug regulator against making 'premature' moves...

4. Winter weather exodus dragging its feet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/winter-weather-exodus-dragging-its-feet

A cold front is moving away from the area over Cyprus, with Monday skies getting periods of sunshine while chances of afternoon showers and cloudy days ahead also remain in the picture...

5. Cyprus springs forward again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ready-to-spring-forward-again

People in Cyprus will lose an hour of sleep after Daylight Saving Time goes into effect Sunday morning, with European officials and public opinion still divided on whether there is value in switching back and forth at all...

6. EastMed pipeline could be ready in five years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eastmed-pipeline-could-be-ready-in-five-years

The EastMed pipeline could be in place in five years, Israeli Minister of National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Resources, Yuval Steinitz, has told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA), describing it as an extremely important project....

7. Cyprus begins to thaw as temps rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-starts-to-thaw-as-temps-rise

A high pressure has moved into the area over Cyprus this week, with strong winds remaining over local areas and temperatures gradually on the rise...

8. Activists say lead pellets threaten flamingos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/activists-say-hunters-lead-pellets-threaten-flamingos

Conservationists in Cyprus are urging authorities to expand a hunting ban throughout a coastal salt lake network amid concerns that migrating flamingos could potentially swallow lethal quantities of lead shotgun pellets...

9. Virus-stranded cruise ships tread water off Cyprus

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Half a dozen cruise ships have been stranded for up to nine months off Cyprus, looming large over a fishing village on the holiday island hit by the coronavirus pandemic...

10. Troodos blanketed with snow amid total lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/troodos-blanketed-with-snow-amid-total-lockdown

The Troodos mountains were blanketed with snow for the first time this winter season on Thursday, though the total lockdown that will span until the end of month means recreational visits to higher altitudes will have to wait....

11. Lockdown stance not clear in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lockdown-stance-not-clear-in-cyprus

The number of hospitalized patients being treated for COVID-19 in the Republic of Cyprus has reached dangerous levels, with experts and government officials under criticism for lack of decisive action during the holidays...

12. A timeline of the coronavirus pandemic in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-timeline-of-the-coronavirus-pandemic-in-cyprus

The coronavirus pandemic in Cyprus, which kicked off mildly at first with double-digit daily new cases before the second wave sent the island into unprecedented terrain with hundreds of daily new cases and the healthcare system ready to give in at any given time, can be generally divided into four stages. ...

13. Cabinet narrowly waters down measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-narrowly-waters-down-measures

The President’s Cabinet has decided to extend measures throughout the winter holidays with only slight deviations on special days, noting recent developments did not allow a further lift of restrictions aimed at combating the spread of the coronavirus...

14. Christmas star to light up the sky

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christmas-star-to-light-up-the-sky

Two of the largest planets in the solar system will come together in “a great conjunction” right in time for Christmas, a phenomenon not seen for nearly 400 years...

15. Customised solutions: Our expertise can help the hotel sector recover

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/customised-solutions-our-expertise-can-help-the-hotel-sector-recover

APC Audit Tax Advisory Ltd and CITR Cyprus Ltd, have decided to join forces to offer a complete package of services to Cypriot Hoteliers, which will contain the vital innovative and customized solutions that are necessary, in order to properly deal with the evolving pandemic...

16. Pfizer ends Covid-19 trial with 95% efficacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pfizer-ends-covid-19-trial-with-95-efficacy

Pfizer Inc said on Wednesday that final results from the late-stage trial of its Covid-19 vaccine show it was 95% effective, adding it had the required two-months of safety data and would apply for emergency US authorization within days....

17. Larnaca gearing up with flood prevention systems

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-gearing-up-with-flood-prevention-systems

Four meteorological stations were set up in Larnaca this year for better monitoring of the weather, allowing for more effective flood prevention...

18. Schools told to take ‘rustic’ measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-told-to-take-‘rustic-measures

Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou drew criticism and humour on social media this week after he suggested young children in school could use throw blankets while doors and windows remained open for ventilation due to the pandemic...

19. Winter makes dramatic entrance in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/winter-makes-dramatic-entrance-in-cyprus

Winter is officially upon us, with several areas across Cyprus experiencing intense weather phenomena on Tuesday afternoon....

20. Zara's online store in Cyprus goes live today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/zara-s-online-store-in-cyprus-goes-live-today

Zara launches online sales in Cyprus today. With this launch, Zara is marking a new milestone in the steady expansion of its fully integrated store and online model across the universe of markets in which the Inditex Group does business....

21. Cyprus turns back clock this weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-turns-back-clock-this-weekend

People in Cyprus will get an extra hour of sleep Sunday morning, as clocks will fall back to winter time on Saturday after midnight, marking the end of Daylight Saving Time...

22. Winter season a window of opportunity for tourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/winter-season-a-window-of-opportunity-for-tourism

With the tourism sector’s performance this summer having refuted even the most optimistic forecasts that were made, the question for tour operators is what more can be done over the next period to reduce the big losses. As such, everyone's attention has shifted to the winter period that begins next November and ends in March 2021....

23. Fear grows over multiple chains of infection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fear-grows-over-multiple-chains-of-infection

A local health expert has expressed concern over the increase of COVID-19 cases in Cyprus, particularly Larnaca, saying he expected the coronavirus spike would spread to the rest of the island...

24. Officials nervous ahead of flu season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-nervous-ahead-of-flu-season

A recent climb in confirmed coronavirus cases, especially in Larnaca district, has prompted health officials to contemplate new tougher measures possibly across the island...

25. Cyprus prisons stoked about NETFLIX series

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-prisons-stoked-about-netflix-series

Nicosia Central Prisons could be featured on NETFLIX series 'Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons' if a deal goes through, with local authorities hoping to showcase an alternative penitentiary model...

26. Cyprus prepared for expected Covid-19 surge in winter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-prepared-for-expected-covid-19-surge-in-winter

The autumn and winter seasons are expected to see increased numbers of coronavirus cases, member of the government’s coronavirus advisory committee, Professor Constantinos Tsioutis, said Tuesday, noting that both the Cyprus health system and public is ready to face a new surge....

27. 22.3% of Cyprus population at risk of poverty in 2019

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/22-3-of-cyprus-population-at-risk-of-poverty

The most recent European Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) 2019 survey shows that 22.3% of the Cyprus population, that is 194,400 persons, are living in households that are at risk of poverty or social exclusion....

28. Greece will be better prepared for second wave of Covid-19, PM says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-will-be-better-prepared-for-second-wave-of-covid-19-pm-says

Greece will be better prepared if the coronavirus pandemic resurfaces in fall, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on a television interview on Sunday night....

29. 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....

30. 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....

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