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1. No plan to bring back covid restrictions just yet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-plan-to-bring-back-covid-restrictions-just-yet

There are no thoughts for the time being to bring back restrictions for COVID, Press Advisor of the Ηealth Μinistry, Constantinos Athanasiou, told the Cyprus News Agency, following a hike in positivity rate and cases on Friday....

2. Why the spike in covid cases now?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/why-the-spike-in-covid-cases-now

For the third consecutive week, there has been a recorded spike in the number of positive covid cases in Cyprus. Last Friday's weekly report showed a 50% increase followed by an additional 3,500 positive cases which were reportedly detected from Saturday to noon on Tuesday....

3. Drug squad chief suspended after warden complaint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-squad-chief-suspended-after-warden-complaint

Lack of clarity continued to rule the day in the Republic of Cyprus following allegations against the drug squad chief, who was suspended from duties on Wednesday after the prison warden accused him of illegal activities...

4. Cyprus ready to implement new measures as covid cases rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ready-to-implement-new-measures-as-covid-cases-rise

"There is no complacency, and if we need to take new measures to contain the new spread of COVID, we will do so," Minister of Health Michalis Hadjipantela assured on Wednesday....

5. Transgender women banned from competing in women’s events

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transgender-women-banned-from-competing-in-women-s-events

World swimming’s governing body has effectively banned transgender women from competing in women’s events, starting Monday....

6. Κyriacos Koushos takes over as Labour Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriacos-koushos-takes-over-as-labour-minister

Κyriacos Koushos will take over as Minister of Labour and Social Insurance, following the death of Zeta Emilianidou who died on June 6 in hospital after suffering a brain aneurysm. ...

7. Julie Fisher will be the new US Ambassador to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/julie-fisher-will-be-the-new-us-ambassador-to-cyprus

Julie Fisher, currently serving as the US Special Envoy for Belarus, is the Biden administration's choice for the position of the new US Ambassador to Cyprus. Fisher's nomination will have to be confirmed by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee following the standard hearing process....

8. Turkish Defense Minister and Greek MP's clash at NATO meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-defense-minister-and-greek-mp-s-clash-at-nato-meeting

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and Greek MPs engaged in an intense confrontation in Istanbul on Tuesday during the joint meeting of the Political Committee of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (NATO PA) and the Mediterranean and Middle East Special Group....

9. Athens wants arms for Ukraine out of public view

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-wants-arms-for-ukraine-out-of-public-view

Greek Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos says he would ask the heads of the three branches of the Greek Armed Forces to contain recent disclosures in the media on the list of weapons that Greece may send to Ukraine, likening their information system to a 'swiss cheese'...

10. EY announces 4 new Partners in Cyprus and welcomes new Head of Consulting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-announces-4-new-partners-in-cyprus-and-welcomes-new-head-of-consulting

EY Cyprus Country Managing Partner, Ronald Attard, has welcomed the announcement of 4 new partners to the Cyprus practice....

11. EU strikes deal on adequate minimum wage in member states

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-strikes-deal-on-adequate-minimum-wage-in-member-states

With a deal struck on Monday night, Parliament and Council negotiators agreed on EU rules to set adequate minimum wages, as provided by national law and/or collective agreements....

12. Demetriou: 'Labour Minister leaves behind a heavy legacy'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/demetriou-labour-minister-leaves-behind-a-heavy-legacy

Labour Minister Zeta Emilianidou leaves behind a heavy legacy for all of us, said House President Annita Demetriou, expressing the condolences of the Parliament and her own for the loss of the Minister who passed away Monday evening at 68 years of age....

13. EU should play more active role towards Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-should-play-more-active-role-towards-turkey

The EU should have a more active role and exert pressure on Turkey to terminate its hostile attitude and focus on its European course Cypriot MP Ηarris Georgiades, Chair of the Foreign affairs committee told Piero Fassino, rapporteur for Famagusta of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe....

14. Labor Minister Zeta Emilianidou has died aged 68

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/labor-minister-zeta-emilianidou-has-died-aged-68

The Presidency of the Republic has expressed its deepest sorrow over the death of Labour and Social Insurance Minister Zeta Emilianidou....

15. 'Cyprus accession to the EU in 2004 was wrong'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-accession-to-the-eu-in-2004-was-wrong

The accession of the Republic of Cyprus to the European Union was wrong, German MP Roderich Kiesewetter reportedly told the Turkish newspaper Milliet, stating that Turkey should be admitted to the EU as soon as possible....

16. NYT: Deep in Vatican Archives, Scholar Discovers 'Flabbergasting' Secrets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nyt-deep-in-vatican-archives-scholar-discovers-flabbergasting-secrets

David Kertzer put down his cappuccino, put on his backpack, and went digging for more Vatican secrets....

17. Monkeypox: 'No need to panic' says Director of Pharmaceutical Services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/monkeypox-no-need-to-panic-says-director-of-pharmaceutical-services

Acting Director of the Pharmaceutical Services of the Ministry of Health, Helena Panayiotopoulou, has said that there is supportive treatment in the event of a monkeypox outbreak in Cyprus, noting that there is no need for panic....

18. Masks no longer required in indoor spaces as of June 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/masks-no-longer-required-in-indoor-spaces-as-of-june-1st

Masks will no longer be required in indoor spaces as of June 1st, according to an announcement today from the Ministry of Health....

19. Monkeypox outbreak management plan close to being finalised

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/monkeypox-outbreak-management-plan-close-to-being-finalised

The process of drawing up a management and action plan by the Ministry of Health to deal with a possible detection of monkeypox cases in Cyprus is in its final stage, a source of the Ministry has said....

20. Health Minister to propose lifting of indoor mask requirement as of June 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-to-propose-lifting-of-indoor-mask-requirement-as-of-june-1st

Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela is expected to present a proposal to the Council of Ministers on Friday regarding the lifting of the face mask requirement indoors, with the exception of high-risk premises such as closed structures, homes for the elderly and other centers hosting vulnerable people, according to sources from the Ministry of Health....

21. Majority of scientists in Cyprus in favor of suspending indoor mask requirement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/majority-of-scientists-in-cyprus-in-favor-of-suspending-indoor-mask-requirement

Scientists in Cyprus favor suspending the requirement to wear face masks in indoor areas, except in high-risk areas such as hospitals and closed structures, according to the Ministry of Health....

22. Greece resumes weapons support to Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-resumes-weapons-support-to-ukraine

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin thanked many countries including Greece for sending new military packages of assistance to Ukraine, causing political chaos in Athens where last month government officials said there would be no more military equipment shipments to Kiev...

23. Cyprus expects more than two million tourist arrivals this year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-expects-more-than-two-million-tourist-arrivals-this-year

Cyprus aims at attracting more than two million tourist arrivals this year, Deputy Minister for Tourism Savvas Perdios has said....

24. Largest robotics festival in Cyprus to take place in June

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/largest-robotics-festival-in-cyprus-to-take-place-in-june

The largest robotics festival in Cyprus, "Robotex Cyprus", will take place this June, attracting teams of pupils, students and adults who will compete in different challenges....

25. British Museum: Parthenon marbles 'taken from rubble'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-museum-parthenon-marbles-taken-from-rubble

The dispute over the Parthenon sculptures has deepened after Greece rejected a claim by the British Museum that much of the statuary, removed at the behest of Lord Elgin, was retrieved “in the rubble” around the monument....

26. Cyprus praised for its commitment to children's rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-praised-for-its-commitment-to-children-s-rights

Law Commissioner Louiza Christodoulidou Zannetou and the delegation that represented the Republic of Cyprus in the 90th Summit of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, returned with positive remarks from Geneva....

27. USA: Congress reacting to Turkish veto of Finland and Sweden joining NATO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-congress-reacting-to-turkish-veto-of-finland-and-sweden-joining-nato

US senators have questioned Turkey's credibility as a US ally, following Ankara's refusal to support Finland and Sweden in joining NATO....

28. Seven new bicommunal conservation projects underway

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seven-new-bicommunal-conservation-projects-underway

The bi-communal Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage is moving ahead with seven new conservation projects which are expected to be finished by the end of 2022 - beginning of 2023....

29. Cyprus freezes creation of juvenile correctional facility

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-freezes-creation-of-juvenile-correctional-facility

The parliament in the Republic of Cyprus has failed to approve funds allocated for a juvenile detention center, causing the country to remain the only EU member state without a proper correctional facility for young offenders...

30. Bioethics Committee in favor of euthanasia under strict guidelines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bioethics-committee-in-favor-of-euthanasia-under-strict-guidelines

The Head of the Cyprus National Bioethics Committee Dr. Constantinos Fellas says that euthanasia could be introduced in society as long as it is not taking place unwillingly and that there has to be a strict framework of conditions in place....

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