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1. 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...

2. Official says hackers targeted vax website

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-says-hackers-targeted-vax-website

The Cypriot government says it believes hackers were behind a cyber attack against the state’s website for vaccine appointment registration, after users said they were having technical problems using the site...

3. Cyprus says two shots won't cut it

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-says-two-shots-not-enough

Cypriot scientists say an additional shot against the coronavirus could improve immunity for vaccinated people as well as fight against new variants, with the EU preparing to order booster vaccines despite warnings from the bloc’s drug regulator against making 'premature' moves...

4. Citizens not trusted with Covid self tests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/citizens-not-trusted-with-covid-self-tests

Home test kits for COVID-19 are helping many countries detect infections while reducing long lines outside testing centers, but over-the-counter testing has not been incorporated in the Republic of Cyprus where officials remain reluctant over trusting private citizens with the results...

5. Syrian refugees reach Cyprus by boat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-reach-cyprus-by-boat

Dozens of newly arrived refugees from Syria in a wooden boat made it to Cyprus, just days after Lebanese police said they blocked over 50 undocumented Syrians from attempting to each the island...

6. 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...

7. Hanoi airlifts Vietnamese citizens off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hanoi-airlifts-vietnamese-citizens-off-cyprus

Close to 200 Vietnamese nationals were flown out of the Republic of Cyprus over the weekend, including about a dozen who had been detained at Menoyia detention center for deportation proceedings...

8. 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...

9. Cyprus fails to land UK’s green list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fails-to-land-uk-s-green-list

Tour operators are urging the British government to expand the number of countries for quarantine-free travel, after many popular destinations including Cyprus were left off the UK’s green list...

10. Erdogan calls on Greek Istanbulites to return

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-calls-on-greek-istanbulites-to-return

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and others that he welcomes the return of Istanbulite Greeks back to their ancestral homes...

11. 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...

12. Minister warns House over crucial EU money

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-warns-house-over-crucial-eu-money

Cypriot Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides is calling on Parliament to approve structural reforms that come as a condition to the disbursement of over €1 billion from the EU’s Recovery and Resilience Fund...

13. Cyprus offers no-hassle holidays for the fully vaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-offers-no-hassle-holidays-for-the-fully-vaccinated

Cyprus is offering hassle-free holidays to fully vaccinated individuals from 65 countries from May 10 as it seeks to recoup lost ground from the pandemic...

14. US-Turkish alliance at a critical crossroads

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-turkish-alliance-at-a-critical-crossroads

The rift between Joe Biden and Recep Tayyip Erdogan runs deep as the American president – in contrast to his predecessor – attaches a great deal of importance to respect for democratic values and does not see his Turkish counterpart as willing to cooperate in the framework of a world order based on shared principles and rules, Ian Bremmer, the head of Eurasia Group, tells Kathimerini in an interview....

15. Stars in Al Jazeera video face committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stars-in-al-jazeera-video-face-committee

16. Greek far-right MEP arrested in Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-far-right-mep-arrested-in-brussels

Convicted Golden Dawn lawmaker Ioannis Lagos was arrested in his home in Brussels on Tuesday, shortly after a European arrest warrant was issued for the far-right MEP, according to sources. ...

17. Cyprus open to fully vaccinated tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-opens-for-fully-vaccinated-tourists

The Republic of Cyprus will open for fully vaccinated travelers without additional entry requirements starting May 10, a day after the end of a lockdown, with the tourism minister saying both EMA-approved vaccines as well as the Russian jab will be accepted...

18. Biden says Armenian deaths were genocide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-says-wwi-armenian-deaths-were-genocide

US President Joe Biden kept a campaign promise on Saturday, saying massacres of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire constituted genocide, a move vehemently denounced by Turkey amid frayed ties between the two NATO allies...

19. Director wants passport probe clear his name

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/director-wants-passport-probe-clear-his-name

A civil servant, whose name was dropped by the former House speaker during a secret video recording by Al Jazeera, says he did not get involved with golden passports during his tenure as director of the interior ministry, vowing to take legal action if an investigative committee failed to clear his name...

20. US slaps ‘do not travel’ label on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-slaps-‘do-not-travel-label-on-cyprus

Health authorities in the United States have issued a “Do Not Travel” warning for Cyprus earlier this week, warning US citizens against visiting the island due to high level of COVID-19...

21. 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...

22. Minister says Cyprus facing ‘fragile situation’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-says-cyprus-facing-‘fragile-situation

Cypriot Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou is urging people to comply with health measures, saying the epidemiological outlook in the country remains fragile and the situation could get out of control...

23. Greek, Turkish ministers stand their ground

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-turkish-foreign-ministers-stand-their-ground

Greek and Turkish foreign ministers Nikos Dendias and Mevlut Cavusoglu hailed the relaunch of exploratory talks between Athens and Ankara and called for a de-escalation of tension, but both stood their ground on key issues dividing the two sides in an unusually frank press conference following their meeting in Ankara on Thursday...

24. Jiu Jitsu director says Cyprus losing out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jiu-jitsu-director-says-cyprus-losing-out

The director and producers of martial arts movie Jiu Jitsu sought audience with Cyprus’ finance minister this week over delayed cash rebate payments, with reports saying the film makers are also ticked off by an unflattering audit report on the country’s Olivewood scheme...

25. Europe must get off the sofa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/europe-must-get-off-the-sofa

Everything we learnt from what took place in the presidential palace, and then from Brussels, reinforced the image of a weak, if not anemic Europe...

26. We are committed to seeing EastMed through

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-committed-to-seeing-eastmed-through

Israel's cooperation with Egypt and the strengthening of relations with other Gulf states contribute to peace, while enabling Israel and Cyprus to work together with other friendly nations, Sammy Revel says in an interview with Kathimerini...

27. Cyprus mulling restrictions on AstraZeneca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-also-mulling-restrictions-on-astrazeneca-vaccine

Cyprus is considering restrictions similar to those adopted by Greece and the United Kingdom for the AstraZeneca vaccine, as European health authorities continue to investigate reports of rare blood clots linked to the shot...

28. Commission officially registers halloumi PDO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commission-officially-registers-halloumi-pdo

The European Commission announced on Monday the official decision for the registration of halloumi/hellim as a protected designation of origin (PDO) product, protecting it against imitation and misuse across the EU....

29. 2021 KPMG CEO Outlook Pulse Survey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/2021-kpmg-ceo-outlook-pulse-survey

30. UK’s Prince Philip dies, aged 99

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-s-prince-philip-dies-aged-99

Buckingham Palace officials say Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has died. He was 99....

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