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1. North draws criticism over virus declaration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-draws-criticism-over-virus-declaration

Turkish Cypriot authorities declared the coronavirus a “dangerous infections disease” over the weekend, prompting criticism over the basis and timing of the announcement...

2. Cyprus president calls off Israel visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-calls-off-israel-visit

Republic of Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has called off a visit to Israel next week, citing coronavirus concerns, just a day after the Greek Premier concluded his first foreign trip the neighbouring country...

3. Officers in serial killer probe lawyer up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-in-serial-killer-probe-lawyer-up

A local report hints at legal wars brewing within prosecution agencies in the Republic of Cyprus, following the attorney general’s decision to prosecute fifteen police officers in the serial killer case...

4. Energy company proposes installation of an FRSU in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/energy-company-proposes-installation-of-an-frsu-in-cyprus

Oslo-based company Hoegh LNG confirmed Friday it has submitted a proposal for the installation of a Floating Storage Regasification Unit (FRSU) in Cyprus and has sent letters to top government officials outlining its benefits....

5. Erdogan likens Greek authorities to Nazis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-likens-greek-authorities-to-nazis

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said there is “no difference” between Nazis and the Greek authorities trying to hold the country’s border against the influx of thousands of migrants and refugees spurred to push into the European Union by Ankara....

6. No spectators at Tokyo 2020 Games torch lighting ceremony

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-spectators-at-tokyo-2020-games-torch-lighting-ceremony

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics torch lighting ceremony in ancient Olympia will be the first in more 35 years to be held without spectators after organizers on Monday introduced tighter measures to protect against the coronavirus....

7. More work needed in serial killer probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-work-needed-in-serial-killer-probe

More statements described as “necessary” and some changes are being sought in the serial killer probe, which has identified so far two dozen officers for failing to do their job in handling cases of missing women and children who were later found murdered in Cyprus...

8. Cyprus rolls out tough traffic measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rolls-out-tough-traffic-measures

Traffic police are following through with strict measures announced by the government last week, with two drivers referred to the Road Transport Department to have their licences either suspended or revoked...

9. New wiretap law on the skids

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-wiretap-law-on-the-skids

The president and justice minister are set to meet on Monday to discuss a government phone tapping bill that passed the House on Friday, following concerns that last-minute amendments could be defeating the purpose...

10. Foreign powers back Libya ceasefire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-powers-back-libya-ceasefire

Foreign powers agreed at a summit in Berlin on Sunday to shore up a shaky truce in Libya, but the meeting was overshadowed by blockades of oilfields by forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar that could cripple the country’s crude production...

11. US preemptive strike put to the test

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-preemptive-strike-put-to-the-test

The Trump administration on Friday justified its killing of a top Iranian general as an act of self-defense, trying to deflect accusations that it violated international law and concerns raised by legal experts and a senior UN rights investigator....

12. Officers named in serial killer probe

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

An independent probe into police handling of missing complaints in the serial killer case has been completed, with investigators naming some 20 officers for failing to do their job...

13. Greece caught in US-China conflict on 5G

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-caught-in-us-china-conflict-on-5g

The development of 5G networks in Greece has been caught in the crossfire of the US-China trade war, with pressure growing on the Greek side...

14. Cyprus hotels to take a €60 million hit as thousands stranded by Thomas Cook collapse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hotels-to-take-a-€60-million-hit-as-thousands-stranded-by-thomas-cook-collapse

Officials at the Deputy Ministry of Tourism are scrambling to ascertain the impact of the collapse of Thomas Cook on the Cypriot hotel industry. ...

15. Student reclaims right to wear hijab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/student-reclaims-right-to-wear-hijab

High School principal Loizos Sepos has been relieved of his administrative duties at Saint Barnabas, following a controversy last week when he banned a female student who wore a hijab...

16. Officials spot loopholes in medical cannabis law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-spot-loopholes-in-medical-cannabis-law

A number of provisions in the medical marijuana legislation were taken out prior to a vote, prompting officials to call for amendments to block doctors from prescribing cannabis without any limits...

17. Trump says 'not fair' that U.S. can't sell F-35s to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-says-not-fair-that-u-s-can-t-sell-f-35s-to-turkey

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday it is “not fair” to either Turkey or the United States that Washington cannot sell Ankara billions of dollars worth of F-35 fighter jets after it bought a Russian air defense system...

18. Germany signs new warrant for Kurdish activist

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-signs-new-warrant-for-kurdish-activist

A Kurdish man wanted by German authorities on terrorism-related charges has been re-arrested in the Republic of Cyprus on a new extradition warrant, following a back-and-forth on legal issues...

19. Extradition flop cases back in the spotlight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/extradition-flops-back-in-the-spotlight

A number of legal ‘faux pas’ in failed extraditions have reappeared in the local press, including that of an alleged mystery spy, following the failure of Cypriot authorities to extradite a Kurdish man wanted by Germany on terrorism-related charges...

20. Power outage was caused by strong winds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/power-outage-was-caused-by-strong-winds

There is more clarity over the reasons behind Tuesday’s massive loss at Vasiliko power plant, with officials saying some 100 megawatt from the north saved the day in the first crucial hour...

21. Power cuts blamed on weather

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/power-cuts-blamed-on-weather

A sudden load decrease at the Vasiliko power plant caused a brief and partial blackout in Cyprus on Tuesday morning...

22. Kenyan tycoon with Cypriot passport files lawsuit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kenyan-tycoon-with-cypriot-passport-files-lawsuit

A Kenyan business tycoon who also holds a Cypriot passport is suing authorities in his native country alleging he is being prosecuted unfairly for not disclosing his dual citizenship...

23. School canteen drug allegations fire up debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/school-canteen-drug-allegations-fire-up-debate

Cyprus police are hitting back at allegations that a school canteen in Limassol was selling drugs, landing the source of the claims in the hot seat...

24. US charges Huawei with bank fraud, theft of trade secrets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-charges-huawei-with-fraud-stealing-trade-secrets

25. White House considers executive order to ban Huawei and ZTE

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/white-house-considers-executive-order-to-ban-huawei-and-zte

26. Cyprus Digital Security Authority meets amid Chinese data breach

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-digital-security-authority-meets-amid-chinese-data-breach

27. Limassol dockworkers to strike again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-dockworkers-to-strike-again

Dockworkers at the Limassol port have decided once again to initiate a work stoppage on Friday citing problems in negotiating a collective agreement...

28. Cyprus cleans up after the storm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cleans-up-after-the-storm

Cleaning crews in cities and towns around the island got to work Tuesday morning, following overnight heavy storms that brought down trees and caused mayhem in many parts of the road network...

29. UK and EU agree deal on financial services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-and-eu-agree-deal-on-financial-services

30. Tus Airways in financial difficulties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tus-airways-in-financial-difficulties
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