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1. Car ploughs into crowd in Berlin killing one and injuring others

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/car-ploughs-into-crowd-in-berlin-killing-one-and-injuring-others

One person has been killed and at least a dozen more injured after a car drove into a crowd on a busy Berlin street....

2. Russian skater claims heart drug found in her system may have been her grandpa's

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-skater-claims-heart-drug-found-in-her-system-may-have-been-her-grandpa-s

Scandal-hit Olympic ice skater Kamila Valieva may have failed a doping test because of her grandfather’s heart condition and the medication he takes, it has been claimed....

3. It is possible that the spike in coronavirus cases is due to the Omicron 2

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/it-is-possible-that-the-spike-in-coronavirus-cases-is-due-to-the-omicron-2

The rise in the number of coronavirus cases observed in recent days could be due to the Omicron 2, member of the Scientific Advisory Committee and Professor of Microbiology/Molecular Virology at the University of Nicosia Medical School, Dr. Petros Karayiannis told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA) on Wednesday....

4. Cyprus keeps hopes up as Wonder bids farewell

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-keeps-hopes-up-as-wonder-bids-farewell

Wonder of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship left Limassol on Thursday at 4:30pm after a short visit to pick up crew and renew the company’s commitment to Cyprus at a particularly tough time for both the industry and the island looking to rebrand itself...

5. Exploratory drilling in 'block 10' underway [VIDEO]

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/exploratory-drilling-in-block-10-underway-video

The appraisal drilling of "Glafkos-2" in block 10 of the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the Republic of Cyprus is proceeding smoothly, Energy Minister Natasa Pilides said on Friday, during a visit to the drilling - ship "Stena Forth". The drilling is expected to be completed in March....

6. England to scrap Covid passes by the end of the month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/england-to-scrap-covid-passes-by-the-end-of-the-month

Controversial Covid passes will be scrapped in England this month as the country's Omicron wave continues to collapse, it was claimed today....

7. COVID-19: Self-isolation for fully jabbed in England cut from seven days to five

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-self-isolation-for-fully-jabbed-in-england-cut-from-seven-days-to-five

The isolation period for fully vaccinated people in England who test positive for COVID will be reduced from seven days to five, the health secretary has announced....

8. UK’s Johnson faces lockdown-breach claims over garden party

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-s-johnson-faces-lockdown-breach-claims-over-garden-party

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced a wave of public and political outrage on Tuesday over allegations that he and his staff flouted coronavirus lockdown rules by holding a garden party in 2020 while Britons were barred by law from mingling outside the home....

9. 'Health care is a moral obligation': Pope Francis backs global Covid vaccination programmes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-care-is-a-moral-obligation-pope-francis-backs-global-covid-vaccination-programmes

Pope Francis declared today that getting vaccinated against the coronavirus is a 'moral obligation' and denounced how people had been swayed by 'baseless information' to refuse jabs....

10. Cyprus to get on board with more measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-get-on-board-with-more-measures

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has called on the state’s attorney general to weigh in before a Wednesday Cabinet meeting when additional measures are expected to be announced in response to a surge in coronavirus cases right after the Christmas break...

11. Riot police move in after Chloraka brawl

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/riot-police-move-in-after-chloraka-brawl

Police officers in plain clothes fired warning shots on Tuesday night in Chloraka, where a fight broke out near a controversial apartment complex that is reportedly under orders to close down...

12. Christmas PCR measure at airports goes into effect

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christmas-pcr-measure-at-airports-goes-into-effect

Passengers flying to the Republic of Cyprus starting on Wednesday must show a recent negative PCR test regardless of vaccination status, with airport officials saying the measure is not unprecedented and a local doctor arguing it should have been taken before the Christmas holidays...

13. 85% of patients at the Famagusta Reference Hospital are unvaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/85-of-patients-at-the-famagusta-reference-hospital-are-unvaccinated

The scientific director of Larnaka and Famagusta Hospitals, Amalia Hadjiyianni, said that 85% of the patients receiving treatment in Famagusta Reference Hospital are unvaccinated. She told the Cyprus News Agency that 42 patients are right now hospitalized of whom 7 are in the ICU....

14. Britain: Rubbish isn't collected, supermarkets shelves are empty and councils slash services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-rubbish-isn-t-collected-supermarkets-shelves-are-empty-and-councils-slash-services

The UK's self-isolation 'farce' means at least 1million people are now stuck at home - crippling many critical services with supermarket shelves emptying, trains canceled, bin collections axed, council services slashed and up to 25 percent of care home staff off work and one in ten NHS staff off sick....

15. Cyprus police target specific areas in search of illegals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-target-specific-areas-in-search-of-illegals

Cyprus Police say they will continue to partner up with the Interior Ministry to conduct immigration sweeps, arresting on the spot any foreign nationals deemed to be in violation of their immigration status...

16. A bank accidentally paid thousands of people more than $175 million on Christmas Day due to a technical glitch

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-bank-accidentally-paid-thousands-of-people-more-than-$175-million-on-christmas-day-due-to-a-technical-glitch

Santander UK is trying to recoup about $175 million (130 million pounds) that it accidentally transferred to customers on Christmas Day....

17. Omicron-related disruptions caused over 4,000 flight cancellations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/omicron-related-disruptions-caused-over-4-000-flight-cancellations

Over 4,000 flights were canceled around the world on Sunday, more than half of them U.S. flights, adding to the toll of holiday week travel disruptions due to adverse weather and the surge in coronavirus cases caused by the Omicron variant....

18. Member of scientific committee sees enormous COVID spread if schools reopen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/member-of-scientific-committee-sees-enormous-covid-spread-if-schools-reopen

"If schools reopen on January 10th there will be an enormous spread of COVID-19", Dr. Petros Karayiannis, member of the scientific committee on the pandemic told the Cyprus News Agency while expressing the hope that during tomorrow`s meeting with the Health Minister, the right decisions will be made....

19. Cyprus police evict asylum seekers on New Year’s Eve

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-evict-asylum-seekers-on-new-year-s-eve

Law enforcement officers in the Republic of Cyprus extracted 60 asylum seekers from their place of residence on Friday and transported them to a deportation facility during an operation to enforce an eviction notice from last week...

20. Ghislaine Maxwell convicted in Epstein sex abuse case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ghislaine-maxwell-convicted-in-epstein-sex-abuse-case

The British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was convicted Wednesday of luring teenage girls to be sexually abused by the American millionaire Jeffrey Epstein....

21. Illegal poachers turn on police during incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-poachers-turn-on-police-during-incident

Two suspected illegal bird trappers in Cyprus were briefly detained last week, with reports suggesting one of them bullied a police officer who arrived on site where activists were reporting a crime in progress...

22. Cyprus on standby as Christmas cases skyrocket

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-standby-as-christmas-cases-skyrocket

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus went on high alert Monday after 1925 coronavirus cases were announced, confirming local predictions about a spike after Christmas weekend but local experts still needing time to understand the situation better...

23. 65% of bookings in the hospitality sector were canceled during the holidays

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/65-of-bookings-in-the-hospitality-sector-were-canceled-during-the-holidays

Measures imposed to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic affected traffic in the hospitality sector throughout Cyprus during the holidays. ...

24. Hadjipantela: Health measures to be tightened in the next few days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hadjipantela-health-measures-to-be-tightened-in-the-next-few-days

The number of cases in the next few days will be a decisive factor in taking more measures, according to Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela,...

25. Cyprus unaffected as flights get canceled worldwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-unaffected-as-flights-get-canceled-worldwide

Hermes Airports in the Republic of Cyprus say a cancelation of flights around the world has not affected the island, as airlines across the globe have been pulling planes during the Christmas travel period over fears of the Omicron variant...

26. Interior ministry evicts migrants on Christmas Eve

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-ministry-evicts-migrants-on-christmas-eve

Asylum seekers from Africa have been ordered by an executive order to abandon their place of residence in an industrial area south of Nicosia, with the landlord asking authorities on Christmas Eve to allow time until tenants can find a new roof over their heads...

27. Safe Pass violators jailed until trial next week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/safe-pass-violators-jailed-until-trial-next-week

Two young men arrested in connection with Safe Pass violations will remain locked up during Christmas after a judge in Limassol ordered both holder and user of the same vaccination document behind bars until trial...

28. Sun and clouds but not a raindrop in the sky

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sun-and-clouds-but-not-a-raindrop-in-the-sky

A cold front is on its way out on Christmas Eve with a high pressure system gradually moving in over Cyprus, bringing in the days ahead a mix of sunshine and clouds but not a raindrop in the sky...

29. Experience a 'Russian Winter in Cyprus'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/experience-a-russian-winter-in-cyprus

The Embassy of Russia and the Russian House in Cyprus have prepared an array of spectacular shows allowing you to celebrate a “Russian Winter in Cyprus”....

30. Partly sunny but chilly before Christmas Day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/partly-sunny-but-chilly-before-christmas-day

A cold front is affecting Cyprus until Christmas Eve, with mixed skies in the days ahead and temperatures expected to rise gradually over the holiday weekend...

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