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1. Minister of Health announces new measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-of-health-announces-new-measures

Minister of Health Michalis Hadjipantelas held a news conference today at noon to announce stricter measures in order to reduce the growing number of coronavirus cases recorded on a daily basis in Cyprus....

2. Greece: Big 'jump' in appointments after mandate for compulsory vaccinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-big-jump-in-appointments-after-mandate-for-compulsory-vaccinations

In the last few hours, an immediate jump in new vaccination appointments was recorded in Greece following an announcement from the Prime Minister that fines would be imposed on those that refused to get vaccinated by mid-January....

3. Gun firing at Larnaca airport still unclear

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gun-firing-at-larnaca-airport-still-unclear

A gun went off at Larnaca International Airport on Tuesday, with reports saying a military rifle was discharged in the hands of an army officer who was on foot patrol inside the terminal...

4. Israel: Intelligence Service to monitor Omicron infected citizens' phones

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-intelligence-service-to-monitor-omicron-infected-citizens-phones

The Israeli intelligence service has a temporary license to access the data of citizens' telephones that are confirmed cases of the variant strain Omicron, in order to track their contacts....

5. Britain cuts flights from South African countries due to the new mutation of the coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-cuts-flights-from-south-african-countries-due-to-the-new-mutation-of-the-coronavirus

The British government decided on Thursday night to impose travel restrictions on six South African countries due to concerns about the new coronavirus B.1.1529....

6. Cyprus detains man in Italy's abduction investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-detains-man-in-italy-abduction-investigation

Cyprus police say an Israeli man has been arrested in Limassol in connection with an abduction of a minor, after Italy issued a red notice for the grandfather of a child who was the sole survivor in Italy’s cable car crash last summer...

7. Averof: Irregular immigrants increase crime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/averof-irregular-immigrants-increase-crime

DISY President Averof Neophytou expressed his concern about the increase in crime due to immigration. ...

8. Divided Cyprus clears band for 5G across divide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-cyprus-clears-band-for-future-5g

A low frequency band that can deliver a better 5G experience to home users will be freed up on both sides of divided Cyprus, but the milestone agreement reached by the two communities could be overshadowed by ongoing 5G wars overseas...

9. Driver cheats death after bullet shatters window

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-cheats-death-after-army-bullet-shatters-window

A local man thanks his lucky stars after saying his vehicle was struck by a stray bullet, with defense ministry officials acknowledging a shooting practice was taking place nearby but also raising questions over the alleged incident...

10. Tomb raiding points to ‘at risk’ trial witness

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/grave-robbery-linked-to-‘at-risk-trial-witness

Police are investigating an apparent grave robbery in rural Nicosia, with reports suggesting a raided tomb at a Catholic cemetery could be linked to possible intimidation against a person in the witness protection program...

11. Rift ignites over access to pandemic data in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rift-ignites-over-access-to-pandemic-data-in-cyprus

A great rift has been taking place within the government’s scientific advisory team in the Republic of Cyprus, with some members demanding more data and a bigger say on policy and others ready to offer their opinions whenever officials need expert advice...

12. Cypriot experts dissent from government decisions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-experts-dissent-from-government-decisions

A frustrated local epidemiologist in Cyprus is calling on the government to reevaluate its latest response to the pandemic, saying politicians are ignoring local data on how vaccinated persons continue to spread the coronavirus...

13. Pope to visit Cyprus on his way to Lesvos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-to-visit-cyprus-on-his-way-to-lesvos

Pope Francis will travel to Greece and the eastern Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus on a five-day trip next month, the Vatican confirmed Friday....

14. Latvia declares state of emergency due to explosive spread of the coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/latvia-declares-state-of-emergency-due-to-explosive-spread-of-the-coronavirus

Authorities in Latvia have declared a state of emergency for three months due to the resurgence of record-breaking new coronavirus infections, while COVID-19 vaccination rates remain among the lowest in the European Union. ...

15. Cyprus’ top expert goes public over measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-top-pandemic-expert-goes-public-over-measures

The head of Cyprus’ government team for pandemic response says it is time for measures to evolve, calling for frequent rapid tests to apply to vaccinated people as well amid reports that many who get the jab tend to play down symptoms and carry on normally due to a false sense of security...

16. Cyprus pushes for more favorable travel guidelines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-pushes-for-more-favorable-travel-guidelines

Cypriot Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela is pushing Brussels to modify the EU traffic light system or scrap it altogether, saying the criteria currently in place disfavor Cyprus...

17. COVID death toll surpasses 5 million worldwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-death-toll-surpasses-5-million-worldwide

The coronavirus is responsible for more than five million confirmed deaths around the world as of Monday,...

18. COVID vaccines 'should remain voluntary, never forced'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-vaccines-should-remain-voluntary-never-forced

Greg Abbott, the Republican governor of Texas, issued an executive order Monday banning any mandate for mandatory COVID-19 vaccination from any entity, including private companies....

19. Another chapter closes in Strovolos double murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-chapter-closes-in-strovolos-double-murder

A man convicted as an accomplice in the Strovolos double murder case has lost his appeal, with his lawyers failing to convince the Supreme Court that the conviction of their client was not based on solid evidence...

20. Venus Minerals strikes gold in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/venus-minerals-strikes-gold-in-cyprus

Cyprus-based Venus Minerals has confirmed earlier assessments of high accumulation of gold in Troodos, following an exploratory drill in Kokkinoyia...

21. WHO approves first malaria vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/malaria-vaccine

The World Health Organization today approved the first malaria vaccine created by African scientists in Africa....

22. Israel stays firm on Iran behind plot in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-still-points-to-iran-behind-plot-in-cyprus

Businessman Teddy Sagi says Cypriot police never warned him to leave, with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett insisting a thwarted alleged assassination plot was a much larger effort by Iran to kill Israelis in Cyprus and his defense minister backing the claim alluding to intelligence sources...

23. Man drives pickup truck onto Parliament forecourt, threatens bomb

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-drives-pickup-truck-onto-parliament-forecourt-threatens-bomb

A man drove a pickup truck onto Parliament’s forecourt in downtown Athens on Monday morning, stopping in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and threatening to detonate an explosive device....

24. Israeli target in Cyprus identified as plot thickens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-target-in-cyprus-identified-as-plot-thickens

Israeli media suggest 'unpaid debts' were behind a thwarted alleged assassination plot in Cyprus, pointing to a billionaire in the gambling business who left the island after authorities warned an Azeri-Russian seeking him out as a suspected hit man...

25. Teacher accused of sexually harassing student

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teacher-accused-of-sexually-harassing-student

A teacher at a Larnaca high school has been arrested in connection with a sexual harassment complaint, after the parents of a student told police the male educator was harassing their daughter on school grounds...

26. Protected too late: US Officials report more than 20 extinctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protected-too-late-us-officials-report-more-than-20-extinctions

The ivory-billed woodpecker, which birders have been seeking in the bayous of Arkansas, is gone forever, according to federal officials....

27. Studies: How Covid-19 can cause diabetes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/studies-how-covid-19-can-cause-diabetes

Covid-19 can infect pancreatic cells that produce the hormone insulin and alter their function,...

28. Biden's Ankara pick says no two-state solution in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-s-ankara-pick-says-no-two-state-solution-in-cyprus

Never-Trumper Jeff Flake reversed his position on the Armenian issue on Tuesday, replying with a resounding “yes” to US Senator Bob Menendez before the foreign relations committee that holds the hey to advancing his nomination to be ambassador to Turkey...

29. Aftershocks rock Crete this morning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crete-earthquake-update

The situation in Arkalochori worsened when another aftershock measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale hit the island a few minutes before 8 am this morning....

30. Greece-France defense agreement for new frigates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-france-defense-agreement-for-new-frigates

Greece-France defense agreement for the acquisition of new frigates and corvettes for the needs of the Navy, is expected to be announced tomorrow, ending a multi-year standstill...

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