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1. Measures imposed in Larnaca as virus flares

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/measures-imposed-on-larnaca-as-virus-flares

After the recent surge in coronavirus cases in the Larnaca district, where multiple chains of infection continue to grow daily, the health ministry on Wednesday re-imposed a number of localized restriction measures in a bid to tone down the spread....

2. Officials nervous ahead of flu season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-nervous-ahead-of-flu-season

A recent climb in confirmed coronavirus cases, especially in Larnaca district, has prompted health officials to contemplate new tougher measures possibly across the island...

3. Public jittery over ‘battlefield’ school pranks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/public-jittery-over-‘battlefield-school-pranks

Police detained three teenagers on illegal fireworks possession in connection with back-to-school pranks, while viral videos emerged showing delinquent youths using firecrackers and smoke bombs outside high schools in different towns...

4. Cyprus unveils measures for remainder of year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-unveils-measures-for-remainder-of-year

The Republic of Cyprus has unveiled its latest measures against the spread of the coronavirus for the remainder of the year, including mandatory masks for students and optional repeat tests for travelers...

5. Restrictions on Limassol gatherings eased slightly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/restrictions-on-limassol-gatherings-eased-slightly

Cyprus’ developing epidemiological situation was discussed on Tuesday in an emergency teleconference meeting between the Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou and the government’s coronavirus advisory team, with participants agreeing to relax certain restrictions in Limassol....

6. Cyprus back to square one

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-back-to-square-one

Wearing a mask in public indoor spaces will be mandatory in the Republic of Cyprus, following a government decision in response to concerns over a recent spike of coronavirus cases...

7. Church bells toll for Hagia Sophia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/church-bells-toll-for-hagia-sophia

Archbishop of Cyprus Chrysostomos has ordered church bells across the island to ring on Friday, marking what he described as a “criminal conversion of Hagia Sophia into a mosque"...

8. Young woman dies in hospital after brutal crash

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A young local woman died in hospital over the weekend, ten days after a brutal car crash caused by an illegal overtake, with reports saying her organs have been donated to patients in Cyprus and Greece...

9. As EU mulls sanctions, Turkey defiant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/as-eu-mulls-sanctions-turkey-defiant

The European Union is seeking ways of imposing sanctions on Turkey in the event that its transgressions in the East Mediterranean are scaled up, and in the wake of its decision to convert Hagia Sophia into a mosque. ...

10. Harsh words for Turkey from archbishop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/harsh-words-for-turkey-from-archbishop

Archbishop of Cyprus Chrysostomos has slammed Turkey over the country’s decision to allow Hagia Sophia to revert from museum back to mosque status, accusing Turks of having no respect for the civilized world...

11. Aegean tension fueling Berlin concern

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aegean-tension-fueling-berlin-concern

With Germany assuming the European Union presidency on Wednesday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed concern over developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and Greek-Turkish relations in response to questions from MPs in the Bundestag....

12. Hagia Sophia mosque conversion verdict expected within 15 days, says report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hagia-sophia-verdict-expected-within-15-days-says-report

A verdict on whether Hagia Sophia in Istanbul will be converted into a mosque is to be issued within 15 days, Turkey’s Daily Sabah reported Thursday....

13. 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...

14. 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...

15. Lockdown-defying bishops off the hook

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lockdown-defying-bishops-off-the-hook

Two local bishops who were facing charges in connection with violation of public health laws during the pandemic lockdown are off the hook, with state prosecution reportedly lacking clear and convincing evidence...

16. Holy Synod says yoga no good

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/holy-synod-says-yoga-no-good

The Holy Synod of the Church of Greece rebuffed a call for dialogue between Orthodox churches regarding Holy Communion in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, while also denouncing yoga and warning cleric to stay away from the Lions...

17. 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....

18. Police to step up checks at food and drink spots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-to-step-up-checks-at-food-and-drink-spots

Police will be stepping up checks at targeted food and drink spots in the coming days to ensure that health and safety decrees are being adhered to, Police Chief Christos Andreou told the Cyprus News Agency on Monday....

19. Cyprus starting to feel normal again

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People in the Republic Cyprus woke up to a new reality on Thursday, as the second phase of relaxed restrictions and ongoing health protocols kicked in following positive news in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic...

20. Second phase of relaxation of measures kicks off on Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-phase-of-relaxation-of-measures-kicks-off-at-midnight

Cyprus will be making an important step toward resuming daily life as normal on Thursday, when the second phase of the gradual lifting of restriction measures is set to kick off....

21. V-E Day marked the turning point towards a democratic, prosperous, and peaceful future

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/v-e-day-marked-the-turning-point-towards-a-democratic-prosperous-and-peaceful-future

Today is the 75th anniversary of the Allied Victory in Europe in World War II - “V-E Day.” This is a day to remember and honor the shared sacrifice, enduring commitment, and unflinching bravery of the Allied forces and the underground movements in defeating Fascism in Europe. We also remember the immense sorrow and misery suffered by so many, and we recognize the bravery and sacrifice of tens of millions of civilians in the Second World War....

22. The four phases of Cyprus' lockdown exit roadmap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-four-phases-of-cyprus-lockdown-exit-roadmap

The Health Minister on Thursday gave a detailed overview of the four phases of Cyprus’ lockdown exit roadmap, which will be subject to adjustments based on how well the island responds to the gradual easing of restrictions....

23. Anti-vaxxer arrested over threats against expert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anti-vaxxer-arrested-over-threats-against-health-expert

A local man in Nicosia was arrested on Wednesday after renowned virology professor Leondios Kostrikis told police he had received threatening voice messages...

24. Cyprus announces 'timid first steps' in easing restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-announces-timid-first-steps-in-easing-restrictions

In a televised national address on Wednesday night, President Nicos Anastasiades presented the detailed plan of the first two phases of Cyprus’ lockdown exit plan, with the first phase, which will see a timid resumption of the economy and a small loosening of restrictions on individual freedoms, set to begin on May 4....

25. Greek government unveils plan for easing restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-government-unveils-plan-for-easing-restrictions

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday unveiled a long-awaited plan for the gradual lifting of restrictive measures imposed last month to curb the spread of the coronavirus. ...

26. President to announce Cyprus lockdown exit strategy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-to-announce-cyprus-lockdown-exit-strategy

The eagerly-awaited government decisions on Cyprus’ lockdown exit strategy will be announced by President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, in a national address on Wednesday night....

27. Coronavirus death toll in Greece at 136

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-death-toll-in-greece-at-136

The death toll from the coronavirus in Greece rose to 136 on Monday after two patients being treated in hospitals in northern Greece passed away, reports said. ...

28. Police take good news with grain of salt

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-take-good-news-with-grain-of-salt

Police in the Republic of Cyprus say they remain vigilant during the pandemic lockdown, concerned that signals for a possible lift of restrictive measures could make people feel less obligated to comply...

29. First easing of restriction measures probably on May 4, Health Minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-easing-of-restriction-measures-probably-on-may-4-health-minister-says

If the situation continues down its current course, we can expect the first loosening of restriction measures to take place on May 4, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said Friday....

30. Churchgoers of illegal service fiasco to face court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chuchgoers-of-illegal-service-fiasco-to-face-court

By Friday morning, police had managed to track down 14 of the churchgoers who had taken part in an illegal service at Ayios Georgios Spileon Monastery in Limassol’s Erimi village on Thursday, which soon turned into a fiasco as participants had locked themselves in rooms upon the sight of the police while some managed to escape....

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