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1. Government responds to fire with €6 million aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-responds-to-fire-with-€6-million-aid

The Republic of Cyprus has announced €6 million in financial aid for villages affected by a deadly fire, including compensation to the families of victims, with the government clarifying that illegal or uninsured structures would not be an issue...

2. Newly-formed census committee goes to ELAM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/newly-formed-census-committee-goes-to-elam

Nationalist party ELAM will preside over the newly-formed Census House committee in the Republic of Cyprus, after a recent disagreement between the two largest parties was ultimately resolved in what media pundits described as a solution based on Solomon’s judgment...

3. Rescued turtle released back into the ocean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rescued-turtle-released-back-into-the-ocean

Iole the sea turtle, who cheated death last year thanks to beach visitors and staff at the Cyprus Marine Aquaculture Research Center, has been released back to her natural habitat after a long rehabilitation treatment...

4. Commission officially registers halloumi PDO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commission-officially-registers-halloumi-pdo

The European Commission announced on Monday the official decision for the registration of halloumi/hellim as a protected designation of origin (PDO) product, protecting it against imitation and misuse across the EU....

5. Islandwide rollout of 'pay as you throw' programme in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/islandwide-rollout-of-pay-as-you-throw-programme-in-2022

The ‘pay as you throw’ programme is expected to be rolled out across Cyprus next year, President Nicos Anastasiades said Wednesday....

6. Adoption of halloumi PDO by mid-April, EC spokesperson says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/adoption-of-halloumi-pdo-by-mid-april-ec-spokesperson-says

The adoption and publication of halloumi and hellim as a Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) product is expected mid-April, Miriam Garcia Ferre, European Commission spokesperson for trade and agriculture said Tuesday....

7. 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...

8. 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....

9. 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....

10. 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....

11. 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....

12. 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. ...

13. 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....

14. 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....

15. 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....

16. 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....

17. 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...

18. 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....

19. 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...

20. 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....

21. 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....

22. 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....

23. 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...

24. 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....

25. 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...

26. 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...

27. 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...

28. 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...

29. 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...

30. 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...

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