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06 March, 2021
 

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1. Christodoulides, Dendias hold talks in Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-dendias-hold-talks-in-athens

Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides met with his Greek counterpart in Athens on Friday on the sidelines of the Friendship Forum held Thursday in what was seen as an effort by Greece to expand its network of allies from the Mediterranean to the Gulf....

2. The hidden world of soil and why we need to protect it

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/the-hidden-world-of-soil-and-why-we-need-to-protect-it

In the wake of the climate crisis over the last decades, we all talk about the state of the air we breathe and the quality of our water; both undoubtedly invaluable and essential to all life forms. However, we very often forget another key player; the part of Earth right under our feet, the soil....

3. Travel categories of SMS system that returns Sunday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/travel-categories-of-sms-system-that-returns-sunday

The SMS system that Cyprus was happy to be rid of in late spring last year will be returning on Sunday as the island grapples with the rampant spread of coronavirus that has left the healthcare system increasingly burdened....

4. Cabinet agrees on plastic bag ban at sales points

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-agrees-on-plastic-bag-ban-at-sales-points

The Cabinet on Tuesday agreed on a blanket ban on thin plastic bags at points of sale, with the decision to come into force once passed by the House plenum....

5. Tornado leaves some 15 homes in Nicosia outskirts uninhabitable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tornado-leaves-15-homes-in-nicosia-outskirts-uninhabitable

Visiting the site of the tornado that blew through Nikitari in the suburbs of Nicosia, Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said that thankfully “there were no human casualties,” adding that families whose homes were severely affected will receive a €2,000 grant to make do for the holiday period. ...

6. Support schemes averted drastic rise in unemployment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/support-schemes-averted-drastic-rise-in-unemployment

The package launched by the government to support employees and businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic has averted a drastic rise in unemployment, labour minister Zeta Emilianidou said Thursday....

7. Holiday period restrictions to be announced Friday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/holiday-period-restrictions-to-be-announced-friday

The Cyprus cabinet will be deciding on Wednesday on the restrictions that are to apply for December and the Christmas holidays, with the new measures to be announced to the public by the health minister on Friday....

8. Greece, UAE commit to mutual defense assistance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-uae-commit-to-mutual-defense-assistance

The mutual defense assistance clause, activated in the event that one of the two countries’ territorial integrity is threatened, is probably the most important part of the defense and foreign policy cooperation agreement signed by Greece and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) last week, according to sources with inside information....

9. Cabinet meeting cancelled after minister tests positive for virus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-meeting-cancelled-after-minister-tests-positive-for-virus

A scheduled Thursday morning meeting of the cabinet was cancelled after Agriculture Minister Kostas Kadis tested positive for coronavirus, with the remaining members of the cabinet instructed to self-isolate as a precaution....

10. Systems tested by slaughterhouse outbreak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/systems-tested-by-slaughterhouse-outbreak

A company that owns a slaughterhouse in rural Nicosia has until Monday to explain how 79 people were found working without proper authorization, following a coronavirus outbreak on the premises and days after the firm hinted that government officials were supplying asylum seekers for manual labour through backchannels...

11. Green transition in transport, agriculture an uphill task

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/green-transition-in-transport-agriculture-an-uphill-task

Achieving sustainable transport demands policies on a governmental and local level which will give priority to users, providing more accessible, fair and clean alternative solutions, chairman of the parliamentary committee on transport, Charalambos Pittokopitis, has said, noting that the transition could not be achieved overnight....

12. Athalassa national park in troubled waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athalassa-national-park-in-troubled-waters

State authorities are warning the public to avoid contact with the water at the lake in Athalassa National park, following reports of dead fish floating upside down at the surface...

13. 22-year-old confesses to igniting seven forest fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/22-year-old-confesses-to-igniting-seven-forest-fires

A 22-year-old who was arrested on August 31 in connection with a forest fire that broke out in a Nicosia suburb the same day later confessed to being behind six other forest fires....

14. Tourism sector in Ayia Napa, Protaras records €15m loss in 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-sector-in-ayia-napa-protaras-records-€15m-loss-in-2020

The tourism sector of the eastern coastal destinations of Ayia Napa and Protaras suffered losses estimated at €15 million during the current tourist season as a result of the stem in tourist arrivals against the backdrop of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic....

15. Justice Ministry looking into life sentence penalty for forest arsonists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/justice-ministry-looking-into-life-sentence-penalty-for-forest-arsonists

The Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis has proposed to the Ministry of Justice that the maximum penalty for forest arsonists gets hiked up to a life sentence, which, Kadis said, is the only move that can act as a deterring factor in a country where most forests fires are deliberately set....

16. Through traffic banned in state parks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/through-traffic-banned-on-forest-roads

Dozens of fires broke out on Saturday in Cyprus, prompting state authorities to ban private vehicles on forest roads after a pattern of arson emerged linked to suspicious cars in the area...

17. Cyprus lends a hand to frantic Beirut search and rescue efforts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sends-two-helicopters-to-assist-frantic-beirut-search-and-rescue-efforts

A Cyprus search and rescue team departed for neighbouring Lebanon on Wednesday afternoon to contribute to ongoing frantic efforts to locate missing persons and survivors of the massive blasts that rocked Beirut on Tuesday afternoon....

18. Cyprus slams Turkey over fish wars

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-slams-turkey-over-fish-wars

Republic of Cyprus Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis issued an indicting statement against Turkey this week, when he accused that country of illegal activities in Cypriot waters during a fisheries control teleconference...

19. 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...

20. Pet groomers among shops to reopen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pet-groomers-among-shops-to-reopen

The department of veterinary services has clarified that pet groomers can open starting on Monday, during the initial phase of easing restrictions aimed at stopping the spread of the coronavirus pandemic...

21. No SMS needed in 'dire necessity' situations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-sms-needed-in-dire-necessity-situations

Interior Minister Nikos Nouris clarified this week that the limit of one text message per day for exception-based movements during the pandemic does not apply to situations where going out is absolutely necessary...

22. Bill sparks kosher debate in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-sparks-kosher-debate-in-cyprus

Animal rights advocates are up in arms over a new government bill that would allow slaughterhouses in the Republic of Cyprus to incorporate kosher rituals, a procedure described by animal rights activists as inhumane...

23. Good news for confined dog owners

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/good-news-for-confined-dog-owners

Bummed dog owners in the Republic of Cyprus were relieved to hear on Tuesday that walking a family pet out in the neighbourhood would not count against a person’s limit of one outing per day under tighter coronavirus measures...

24. Food products imported from China safe for consumers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/food-products-imported-from-china-safe-for-consumers

Scientific evidence obtained so far from European bodies and the WHO show that food products imported from China do not pose a health risk to EU citizens and by extension Cypriot consumers....

25. Flamingo deaths raise alarm in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flamingo-deaths-raise-alarm-in-cyprus

Over a dozen flamingos were found dead at Aliki salt lake in Larnaca, with officials playing down the incident while members of the Green party are calling for an investigation...

26. Peace water on hold after weather incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/peace-water-on-hold-after-weather-incident

Turkish Cypriot officials say it will take two months to restore a submerged water pipeline from Turkey, following an incident due to severe weather...

27. Minister suspects dissent in Akamas fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-suspects-dissent-in-akamas-fires

The fire department has called for backup in fighting multiple blazes in Akamas and other areas, with the agriculture minister saying the fires “can’t be a coincidence” as government policies move forward...

28. EU lawmakers reject Turkey's 'safe zone' in Syria, eye sanctions steps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-lawmakers-reject-turkey-s-safe-zone-in-syria-eye-sanctions-steps

European Union lawmakers on Wednesday condemned Turkey’s offensive to carve out a “safe zone” in northeast Syria and prepared the way for new EU financial sanctions against Ankara....

29. Kyriakides a step closer to EU health chief

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-closer-to-eu-health-chief

Commissioner-designate for Health Stella Kyriakides got on Wednesday the green light from ENVI EP Committee to move on to the next step in the procedure for her appointment...

30. Greece-Israel, beyond the elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/greece-israel-beyond-the-elections

The divided Israeli society has once again failed to reach a clear decision. The results of Tuesday’s elections have cast the country back into a cycle of negotiations. Center-left Benny Gantz and conservative incumbent Benjamin Netanyahu are weighing their options, while former foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman is pursuing the role of potential kingmaker...

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