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1. Health ministry decree targets asylum seekers

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The health ministry has issued a new decree requiring all asylum seekers who are ordered to stay in migrant camps to be tested for COVID-19 before checking in...

2. Bus fatally crushes its driver in Nicosia

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A 57-year-old local bus driver lost his life in Nicosia on Monday after he was crushed by the bus itself, as he had forgotten to pull the handbrake before getting off the bus....

3. Man jailed for raping exchange student

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-jailed-for-raping-exchange-student

A young man has been sentenced to six years in prison for the rape of an Erasmus student at a party in Larnaca almost two years ago...

4. Locals to be able to cross through checkpoints from Sunday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-to-be-able-to-cross-through-checkpoints-from-sunday

Cyprus nationals and legal residents of the island will be able to cross through all checkpoints barring that on Ledra Street as of Sunday, but will need to present proof of a negative coronavirus test conducted up to 72 hours prior to crossing....

5. 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...

6. Five new support schemes announced as Cyprus enters recovery stage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/five-new-support-schemes-announced-as-cyprus-enters-recovery-stage

The five new economic support measures budgeted at 150 million euros that aim to cushion the blow of the coronavirus pandemic as Cyprus enters the stage of recovery were submitted before the cabinet on Tuesday....

7. Letter to UNSG denounces Turkey's violations of Cyprus' airspace, maritime zones

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/letter-to-unsg-denounces-turkey-s-violations-of-cyprus-airspace-maritime-zones

A letter dated May 28 sent by the Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the UN Andreas Mavroyiannis to Secretary-General Antonio Guterres that denounced Turkish violations of the island’s airspace and maritime zones was released on Thursday as an official document in the General Assembly of the UN Security Council....

8. Checkpoints partially resume operation after three months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/checkpoints-partially-resume-operation-after-three-months

The first group of Turkish Cypriots passed through the Ayios Dometios and Strovilia checkpoints on Tuesday, many carrying bedding, cookware, and other essential items as they won’t be able to return to the north for at least two weeks....

9. Protaras club ignores Covid-19 decrees, faces suspension of operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protaras-club-ignores-covid-19-decrees-faces-suspension-of-operation

Police on Tuesday are expected to request from the Famagusta District Court that it suspends the operation of a Protaras club that operated through the long weekend, stacking up several cases of violations of coronavirus decrees....

10. Holy Synod says yoga no good

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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...

11. 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....

12. Health experts on divided island compare notes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-experts-on-divided-island-compare-notes

Health experts from the two communities on divided Cyprus are expected to touch base on Monday, leaving politics aside as scientists try to prepare officials for the reopening of crossings in the buffer zone...

13. Communion ritual unchanged in Orthodox Church despite virus

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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....

14. Demonstration outside refugee camp sparks Government reaction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/demonstration-outside-refugee-camp-sparks-government-reaction

A demonstration staged outside the Pournara camp in Kokkinotrimithia on Sunday calling for an end to the arbitrary detention of hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers stirred reaction from the Government on Tuesday, with an Interior Ministry announcement claiming it won’t be allowing any further ghettoization of the island....

15. 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....

16. UNSG calls on two sides to cooperate on pandemic, opening of crossings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unsg-calls-on-two-sides-to-cooperate-on-pandemic-opening-of-crossings

The leaders on both sides of the Cyprus divide received a letter from UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, who called for cooperation in dealing with the pandemic and in lifting restrictions at crossings....

17. North and south touch base on coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-and-south-touch-base-on-coronavirus

A bicommunal technical committee on health was set to convene on Wednesday to discuss the situation pertaining to the coronavirus outbreak across Cyprus, while it was not clear whether meeting would include discussion on re-opening checkpoints...

18. Schools in the north sit out rest of the year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-in-the-north-sit-year-out

Officials in the north say schools will remain closed through the end of the academic year, as debate in the south rages on over the government’s decision to gradually open public schools...

19. Cute lion cubs in Paphos steal show [VIDEO]

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cute-lion-cubs-in-paphos-steal-show

A video shows two new white lion cubs sheltering in place without a care in the world during lockdown in Cyprus...

20. Cabinet approves new bundle of support measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-cabinet-approves-new-bundle-of-support-measures

The Cabinet on Thursday approved a new bundle of support measures for businesses to keep the economy afloat after the slowdown brought about by the coronavirus outbreak....

21. As coronavirus lockdown eases, Cypriots still in limbo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/as-coronavirus-lockdown-eases-cypriots-still-in-limbo

Deniz Birinci had just hours to stuff her and her baby daughter’s belongings into suitcases and bin bags on March 16 before the two sides on the divided island of Cyprus imposed lockdowns to halt the spread of the new coronavirus....

22. Cross-district travel for a swim permitted come Monday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cross-district-travel-for-a-swim-permitted-come-monday

Come Monday, when the number of permitted outings per day is set to increase to three, those living in inland Cyprus will be able to travel cross-district for a swim at the sea....

23. 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....

24. More Cypriots ditch cash during pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-cypriots-ditch-cash-during-pandemic

Cypriot consumers are increasingly turning to debit and credit cards as opposed to traditional cash payments for their daily needs amid the coronavirus pandemic, data by JCC payments systems show ...

25. Athens decides in favor of face masks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-decides-in-favor-of-face-masks

With the easing of lockdown restrictions imminent, the Health Ministry has decided in favor of the mandatory use of face masks in closed crowded places such as grocery stores, hospitals, clinics, hairdressers etc...

26. Conditions at migrant camps improving, but arbitrary detention issues remain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/conditions-at-migrant-camps-improving-but-arbitrary-detention-issues-remain

The UNHCR office in Cyprus said on Monday that it was pleased with the steps being taken to improve the living conditions of asylum seekers on the island, but expressed hope that additional measures will follow to tackle the multifaceted issues that emerged amid the coronavirus outbreak....

27. 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....

28. Greece extends lockdown until May 4

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-extends-lockdown-until-may-4

Greece will extend measures taken to stem the spread of the coronavirus in the country by one week to May 4 from April 27, government spokesman Stelios Petsas announced Thursday....

29. Lockdown weighs heavily on Orthodox Christians during Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lockdown-weighs-heavily-on-orthodox-christians-during-easter

30. President to address nation Thursday evening

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-to-address-nation-thursday-evening

President Nicos Anastasiades will be addressing the nation anew on Thursday at 6.15pm....

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