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1. Anastasiades: Patriotic realism dictates solution through diplomacy, not weapons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-patriotic-realism-dictates-solution-through-diplomacy-not-weapons

Instead of a catastrophic scenario, we opt for diplomacy, the weapons of international law and Cyprus’ status as an EU member state. This is what is dictated by patriotic realism and rationalism, and not a rhetoric of empty slogans. The coming days are crucial as regards initiatives taken by the EU and the US in view of preventing a potential crisis through targeted measures towards Turkey....

2. 77% of Cyprus coronavirus cases in past fortnight imported

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/77-of-cyprus-coronavirus-cases-in-past-fortnight-imported

By June 30th, a total of 998 COVID-19 cases and 26 deaths (case fatality rate: 2.6%) were reported in the Republic of Cyprus....

3. Greece to open seven border crossings with Balkan countries, Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-to-open-seven-border-crossings-with-balkan-countries-turkey

Greece will reopen seven of its 14 border crossings in the north on Wednesday, as part of the country’s further reopening to tourists from abroad....

4. Student’s letter causes media storm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/student-s-letter-causes-media-storm

A student in Nicosia is taking social media by storm, after she wrote a letter criticizing school prayer and how religion is being taught in state schools in the Republic of Cyprus...

5. UNHCR rep to provide statement on sexual harassment claims at Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-rep-to-provide-statement-on-sexual-harassment-claims-at-pournara

The UNHCR representative that raised the alarm regarding incidents of the sexual harassment of minors at the Pournara refugee camp in Kokkinotrimithia was expected to provide police with a statement on Wednesday, the outgoing police chief Kypros Michaelides said....

6. Probe into allegations of sexual harassment of minors at Pournara camp launched

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probe-into-sexual-harassment-of-minors-allegations-at-pournara-camp-launched

Interior minister Nicos Nouris said a probe will be launched into reports made at the House human rights committee on Monday regarding the sexual harassment of minors at the Pournara refugee camp in Kokkinotrimithia. ...

7. Cyprus airports enter phase two on Saturday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-airports-enter-phase-two-on-saturday

The opening of Cyprus airports is set to enter phase two on Saturday, when passengers arriving from countries listed in category A by the Health Ministry will not need to present proof of a negative coronavirus test, but will be subjected to a mandatory rapid test upon arrival....

8. Cyprus epidemiological report shows 84% of recent cases imported

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-epidemiological-report-shows-84-of-recent-cases-imported

A total of 985 COVID-19 cases and 25 deaths have been reported in the Republic of Cyprus until June 16, with the fatality rate standing at 2.5%, according to the national surveillance report on COVID-19 published on Thursday....

9. Cyprus blocks another boat citing coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-blocks-another-boat-due-to-coronavirus

A video showing a Republic of Cyprus coast guard vessel pursuing a boat of undocumented migrants has emerged, with police saying they blocked the boat due to the coronavirus crisis...

10. Special needs home has close call with fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/special-needs-home-has-close-call-with-fire

Thirteen people were evacuated on Tuesday during a fire at a special needs residential facility in Larnaca, with officials saying a slight delay from first responders could have been deadly...

11. Hijab and kosher end up in report on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hijab-and-kosher-end-up-in-report-on-cyprus

A State Department report has called out Cyprus on matters of religious freedom, following a number of stories in the media including the right to wear hijab in school, kosher laws, and access to religious sites...

12. Police urge caution after 32 businesses booked

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-urge-caution-after-32-businesses-booked

After 32 food and drink spots were fined for violating health and safety protocols over the long weekend, police on Tuesday urged caution, highlighting that bars and restaurants are obliged to fully comply with the Health Ministry’s latest decree governing their operation....

13. Young boy dies after beach accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boy-extremely-critical-after-beach-accident

A young boy died Monday night, hours after he was pulled out of the water and rushed to the Emergency Room following an incident at a Limassol beach on Monday, with reports saying the person who spotted the child was none other than the Nicosia mayor...

14. Cyprus enters third phase of new normal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-enters-third-phase-of-new-normal

Swimming pools opened to the public on Friday in the Republic of Cyprus, marking the beginning of the third phase of a plan to ease restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic...

15. Government presses fast forward on relaxation of restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-presses-fast-forward-on-relaxation-of-restrictions

The Cabinet on Wednesday gave the green light for the relaxation of certain restrictions faster than what was initially anticipated, given that Cyprus appears to have reacted well to the gradual lifting of lockdown measures so far....

16. Racism, xenophobia rife in Cyprus, refugees say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/racism-xenophobia-rife-in-cyprus-refugees-say

A teleconference on Tuesday raised the multifaceted problems faced by refugees and asylum seekers on the island, such as racism and xenophobia, hardships during the coronavirus pandemic, and difficulties with integrating into Cyprus society....

17. Some restrictions may be eased earlier than planned

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/some-restrictions-may-be-eased-earlier-than-planned

The government and its health advisory committee discussed on Tuesday the possibility of relaxing certain restrictions sooner than anticipated, but final decisions are expected to emerge after the Cabinet’s meeting on Wednesday....

18. 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....

19. Kindergartens, nurseries to reopen early next month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kindergartens-nurseries-to-reopen-early-next-month

The health advisory committee is looking toward the first 10 days of June for the reopening of kindergartens and nurseries, as the epidemiological development of Cyprus appears to be moving into a direction that can guarantee the safety of the move....

20. 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....

21. 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....

22. Divided Cyprus slammed over refugee pushback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-slammed-over-refugee-pushback

Two dozen groups around the world have condemned authorities on both sides of divided Cyprus after 175 Syrian refugees were denied the right to seek asylum...

23. Students, teachers to be educated on e-learning methods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/students-teachers-to-be-educated-on-e-learning-methods

The first classes to be offered to primary and middle school students once back at school will focus on distance learning as a method of education, Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou said Tuesday....

24. Forest department issues code red

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/forest-department-issues-code-red

The forest department has issued a Code Red warning citizens to abstain from any activity that could cause a fire, as incidents continue to pop up across the island...

25. Outdoor areas of restaurants, cafes to open Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/outdoor-areas-of-restaurants-cafes-to-open-thursday

With the second phase of the easing of restriction measures set to be launched on Thursday, the Health Ministry clarified the food and beverage businesses we can expect to open their doors to the public....

26. Cyprus under orange weather alert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-under-orange-weather-alert

Officials in the Republic of Cyprus issued an orange weather alert on Sunday due to extreme high temperatures, reaching 42.5 degrees in many parts of the island...

27. Health advisors propose Cyprus government moves forward with phase two

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-health-advisors-propose-cyprus-government-moves-forward-with-phase-two

New coronavirus cases in the Republic maintained their low streak on Friday as just three new cases were confirmed, but experts speaking at the Health Ministry’s daily briefing said the coming days are crucial as students are set to return to school....

28. Change of plans in return of students to schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/change-of-plans-in-return-of-students-to-schools

With less than a week left until schools fully resume operation on May 21 as part of the second phase of the relaxation of restriction measures, Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou announced Friday that not all students will be returning to classrooms, as per the initial plan....

29. Data shows Cyprus can move ahead with phase two of exit plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/data-shows-cyprus-can-confidently-move-into-phase-two-of-relaxation-of-measures

Data collected so far on the island’s unfolding coronavirus pandemic indicate that the Cyprus government can move into the second phase of the gradual relaxation of restriction measures, member of the scientific group advising the government, Constantinos Tsioutis said Wednesday....

30. Cabinet in tight spot talks measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-in-tight-spot-talks-measures

The President’s Cabinet is discussing the ease of measures ahead of a meeting later this week with health experts, amid reports there could be second thoughts among scientists...

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