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1. US and Russia try to lower temperature in Ukraine crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-and-russia-try-to-lower-temperature-in-ukraine-crisis

The United States and Russia sought to lower the temperature Friday even as they said no breakthrough was imminent in a heated standoff over Ukraine that has raised fears of a possible Russian invasion....

2. Αll passengers arriving in Cyprus need to present a negative PCR test prior to departure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-passengers-arriving-in-cyprus-need-to-present-a-negative-pcr-test-prior-to-departure

The Health Ministry has announced new regulations for passengers arriving in Cyprus, effective the 4th of January. According to the announcement, all passengers regardless of their vaccination course, are asked to present a negative PCR 48 hrs prior to their departure....

3. Italy, Spain, Portugal, S. Korea in red category, Indonesia in green

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/italy-spain-portugal-s-korea-in-red-category-indonesia-in-green

Health Authorities in Cyprus have issued an updated COVID-19 country categorization list according to which Italy, Spain, Portugal and South Korea are downgraded from orange to red category, ...

4. Locals up in arms over mosque plans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-up-in-arms-over-mosque-plans

Local residents in a village in Paphos are up in arms over hearsay that Syrian inhabitants in the community want to have a mosque in the small rural town, with the debate on migration getting more intense and political...

5. Cyprus frets ‘pandoramonium’ overshadowing good work

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-frets-‘pandoramonium-overshadowing-good-work

The Cypriot finance ministry says a European Parliament resolution on Pandora Papers and subsequent criticism by local opposition is overshadowing the amount of good work that has been done on the island against illegal activities, as some parties are calling on the president to step down...

6. Epidemiological risk assessment of countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/epidemiological-risk-assessment-of-countries

Announcement from the Ministry of Health...

7. Cyprus wants clean slate in naturalizations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-clean-slate-in-naturalizations

The government in the Republic of Cyprus has laid out a new blueprint for naturalizations of foreign investors and skilled immigrants, pointing to a departure from the country’s disgraced golden passport scheme while respecting the EU position on citizenship criteria...

8. Updated list country categories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-country-categorization

The Ministry of Health announced today the new classification of countries in specific categories....

9. Booster shot up in the air as Cyprus vaccinates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/booster-shot-up-in-the-air-as-cyprus-vaccinates

Cyprus is very close to having 70% of eligible adults fully vaccinated, but debate on what’s next such as a booster shot is far from over as Israel gets unexpected data and WHO warns against an 'ill-advised' third dose...

10. Cyprus airports to accept EUDCC on July 1

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-airports-to-accept-eudcc-on-july-1

The Cabinet that convened Wednesday, amended the Action Plan for the operation of airports to include the EU Digital COVID Certificate which will be issued by the EU Member States, as well as by the countries of the European Economic Area and by the Switzerland...

11. Cyprus bans foreign travelers from India

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-bans-foreign-travellers-from-india

The Republic of Cyprus has issued an emergency order banning entry of foreign nationals traveling to the island from India, except Cypriots, Europeans, and permanent residents who now must undergo additional screening, in an attempt to slow down further spread of the Indian variant of Covid-19...

12. Cyprus on alert over 'aggressive mutations'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-alert-over-aggressive-mutations

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou says chances remain that the Indian and South African mutations detected on the island last month may spread into the community, adding that vaccinations were the only way to stop the spread of the 'aggressive variants'...

13. Cyprus confirms Indian and S.A. mutations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-confirms-indian-and-south-african-mutations

The Republic of Cyprus has been notified by ECDC that a number of coronavirus cases have tested positive for a mutation known as the Indian variant, believed to be twice as dangerous but others say not so...

14. Cabinet under pressure to modify safe pass

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-under-pressure-to-modify-safe-pass

There are reports of second thoughts over the scope of Cyprus’ safety pass with Kathimerini reporting that grievances within the hospitality industry have reached the Presidential Palace, putting enormous pressure on the health minister to water down rules pertaining to restaurants...

15. Minister defends laxer policy for tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-defends-laxer-policy-for-tourists

Cypriot Deputy Tourism Minister Savvas Perdios says CyprusFlightPass is a sufficient tool for monitoring foreign travelers during their visit on the island, dismissing criticism that locals are having a harder time securing a CoronaPass to enjoy fewer restrictions...

16. Cyprus ends lockdown with safe pass

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ends-lockdown-with-safe-pass

A third lockdown in the Republic of Cyprus ended on Sunday as new measures went into effect Monday including a controversial safety pass, with the government betting on a slight improvement as it pushes for gradual return to normality...

17. Vaccinated tourists to roam hassle-free

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccinated-tourists-to-roam-hassle-free-in-cyprus

Foreign tourists who have been vaccinated against COIVD-19 will be able to roam free in the Republic of Cyprus, according to new measures expected to go into effect Monday, with the only requirement being a simple download or printout of their CyprusFlightPass...

18. Cyprus tackles Russian Question as time flies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tackles-russian-question-as-time-flies

Thousands of cancelations from Russia to Cyprus in just a matter of hours are testing the island’s response to the health crisis, with companies pushing their programs later in the summer pending improvement on the pandemic front...

19. IMF: Withdrawal of support measures should be gradual

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/imf-withdrawal-of-support-measures-should-be-gradual

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission met virtually with the Cypriot authorities from March 8–29, 2021 to discuss recent economic developments and policy priorities on the island. In an interview with Kathimerini Cyprus, IMF mission chief for Cyprus, Anita Tuladhar, said the longer the recovery period in sectors related to tourism, the greater the chance that permanent scars will remain in the economy of Cyprus. Tuladhar also noted the importance of state-sponsored programs to support the economy....

20. Cyprus to ease travel rules from April 1

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-ease-travel-rules-from-april-1

The Health Ministry’s epidemiological unit issued on Monday a modified risk-based classification of countries, with changes to come into effect on April 1....

21. Cyprus updates risk-based travel list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2-cyprus-updates-risk-based-travel-list

The Health Ministry’s epidemiological surveillance unit has re-evaluated the coronavirus risk-based classification of countries after the Cabinet agreed on an action plan last month for the resumption of flights and the reopening of Cyprus airports....

22. Property valuations and uncertainty clauses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/property-valuations-and-uncertainty-clauses

Property appraisers in this country have had to deal with unprecedented events in the last seven to eight years that forced them to make use of the so-called 'uncertainty clauses' in their real estate estimates...

23. Cyprus launches new tourism schemes as arrivals plummet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-launches-new-tourism-schemes-as-arrivals-plummet

Nine incentive schemes promoting the development and boosting of targeted forms of tourism were approved by Cabinet on Monday, when the Cyprus statistical service (Cystat) announced that Cyprus marked a 79.9% drop in arrivals in 2020 compared to the year before....

24. Cyprus takes another bold step mid-pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-takes-another-bold-step-mid-pandemic

The Republic of Cyprus entered on Monday a second phase of relaxing lockdown measures for COVID-19, including the reopening of retail stores, shopping malls, and schools...

25. Cyprus imposes 72h quarantine on arrivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-imposes-72h-quarantine-on-arrivals

The Cabinet on Wednesday agreed to impose a mandatory 72-hour quarantine period on all airport arrivals flying in from categories A and B, as well as a mandatory PCR test at the end of those three days....

26. KPMG unveils Impact Plan: shares progress against newly created Stakeholder Capitalism Metrics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/kpmg-unveils-impact-plan

KPMG has recently published its first global environmental, social and governance (ESG) plan. KPMG Impact Plan brings together new and existing ESG commitments under one umbrella, focusing on four important categories: Planet, People, Prosperity and Governance...

27. Cyprus president testifies on golden passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-testifies-on-golden-passports

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades is expected to testify on Tuesday before the independent committee probing corruption allegations in the country’s golden passport scheme, just days after he lashed out at critics during a national address on the fight against corruption...

28. Report says ministry was shuffling papers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-says-ministry-was-shuffling-papers

An initial redacted report on golden passports made public in the Republic of Cyprus on Tuesday painted a picture of an Interior Ministry serving as a “filing office” without ability to examine cases in any meaningful way, with opposition crying foul over the committees’ selective method...

29. Minister makes roadblock checks random

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-orders-random-checks-at-roadblocks

Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis on Monday stepped in after reports that highways were backed up for miles due to lockdown roadblocks, saying she instructed police to carry out only random checks during peak hours...

30. Cyprus updates travel list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-updates-travel-list

The Republic of Cyprus downgraded eight countries in its three-tier risk-based classification system and upgraded one, with the updated list coming into effect on November 9....

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