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1. Minister of Health 'proud' of progress on test-to-stay measure at schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-of-health-proud-of-progress-on-test-to-stay-measure-at-schools

The Ministry of Health is proud of the implementation of the "test to stay" measure at elementary schools, said Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela, adding that in the event it is successful, it will be implemented in other state services....

2. The remains of 37 individuals have been identified by CMP in 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-remains-of-37-individuals-have-been-identified-by-cmp-in-2021

The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) has identified the remains of 37 individuals this past year - 2021. Of the individuals identified, 29 were classified as missing persons (20 Greek Cypriots and 9 Turkish Cypriots). Eighteen individuals were exhumed during 79 excavations. ...

3. Larnaca airport flooded as heavy rains drench town

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-airport-flooded-as-rains-drench-town

Larnaca authorities went on high alert Sunday after heavy rains caused flash floods and problems in many parts of the town including the airport...

4. Greece becoming a hotspot for Hollywood films

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/greece-becoming-a-hotspot-for-hollywood-films

Philip Fertis is involved in puppetry, but due to the pandemic, the demand for performances in schools and municipalities is low. ...

5. North clears new entrance in Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-clears-new-entrance-in-varosha

Dozens of Greek Cypriots from Varosha who were displaced in 1974 may be a step closer to returning to their homes, after Turkish Cypriot authorities in the north began clearing a new entrance to the ghost town, but the government in the south is urging caution with serious consequences to peace talks...

6. It's back to Eleftheria square for the start of the 49th Cyprus Rally

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/it-s-back-to-eleftheria-square-for-the-start-of-the-49th-cyprus-rally

After 20 years, the starting line of the 49th International Cyprus Rally returns to Eleftheria Square....

7. September 11: Twenty years since the day that changed the world

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/september-11-twenty-years-since-the-day-that-changed-the-world

Twenty years have passed since the terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers in New York...

8. Greece mounts ‘superhuman efforts’ in multiple fronts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-mounts-‘superhuman-efforts-in-multiple-fronts

Thousands of people have fled their homes on the Greek island of Evia as wildfires burned uncontrolled for a sixth day on Sunday, and ferries were on standby for more evacuations after taking many to safety by sea...

9. Wildfires roar back to life near Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wildfires-roar-back-to-life-near-athens

Wildfires north of Athens leapt back to life on Thursday as searing conditions persisted and emergency crews battled blazes across Greece for a third day running...

10. Cypriot teams waste no time in Attica

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-teams-waste-no-time-in-greece

A Cypriot fire fighting team dispatched to Greece this week wasted no time upon arrival in Attica on Wednesday, as wildfires in the broader area continued to threaten the wider region in the hottest part of the summer...

11. Cyprus scrambles in wake of Greek, Turkish fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-in-wake-of-greek-turkish-fires

Greek Cypriot fire fighters and civil defense volunteers flew to Greece on Wednesday to help battle blazes in that country, while a Turkish Cypriot team was also due in neighboring Turkey which has also extended a call for international assistance due to deadly wildfires...

12. Jewel sets sail fully vaccinated from Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jewel-sets-sail-fully-vaccinated-from-limassol

The Jewel of the Seas sets sail from Limassol on Saturday marking the beginning of Royal Caribbean’s return to the Mediterranean, a bold move mid-pandemic after Cypriot authorities jumped on board to offer a helping hand to an industry desperately looking for a welcoming port...

13. Critics slam 'Trump-like' fence installed in Nicosia suburb

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critics-slam-trump-like-fence-installed-in-nicosia-suburb

The government came under fire on Tuesday over a decision to lay razor wire along a section of the Astromeritis buffer zone in the Nicosia district....

14. Cyprus begins sealing porous frontier

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-begins-sealing-porous-frontier

The Republic of Cyprus says a barbwire fence currently being set up along a strip adjacent to the UN buffer zone should not be seen as a border between north and south but a way to hold back undocumented migrants...

15. Almost 20,000 get both vaccine doses in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/almost-20-000-get-both-vaccine-doses-in-cyprus

Figures published by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) covering the period up to February 14 placed Cyprus in second place among EU member states for the vaccination of groups aged over 80 years old....

16. Virus-stranded cruise ships tread water off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/virus-stranded-cruise-ships-tread-water-off-cyprus

Half a dozen cruise ships have been stranded for up to nine months off Cyprus, looming large over a fishing village on the holiday island hit by the coronavirus pandemic...

17. Officials scorned over last minute wind advisory

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-scorned-over-last-minute-wind-advisory

Weather officials were criticized Monday over a last-minute warning issued Saturday night when gale force winds reached Cyprus, wreaking havoc and causing damages in parts of the island...

18. Cops warn drivers of slippery road surfaces

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-warn-drivers-of-slippery-road-surfaces

Officers on duty were seen helping a car that was stuck in sleet up in Troodos mountains over the weekend, amid reports of inclement weather and warnings over slippery conditions due to ice...

19. Body of missing man found by village river

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/body-of-missing-man-found-by-village-river

The body of a 26-year-old man who was missing since December 31 was found on Tuesday next to a river in his village in the Limassol district....

20. House gatherings banned, leniency for NYE

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-gatherings-banned-leniency-for-nye

The holiday period appears to have taken its toll on the local coronavirus pandemic as Cyprus announced a record high 751 new cases on Monday, with the Health Ministry following up on Tuesday with stricter restrictions just days before New Year’s Eve....

21. Tornado leaves some 15 homes in Nicosia outskirts uninhabitable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tornado-leaves-15-homes-in-nicosia-outskirts-uninhabitable

Visiting the site of the tornado that blew through Nikitari in the suburbs of Nicosia, Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said that thankfully “there were no human casualties,” adding that families whose homes were severely affected will receive a €2,000 grant to make do for the holiday period. ...

22. Larnaca gearing up with flood prevention systems

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-gearing-up-with-flood-prevention-systems

Four meteorological stations were set up in Larnaca this year for better monitoring of the weather, allowing for more effective flood prevention...

23. Erdogan visit to be marked by mass demonstration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-visit-to-be-marked-by-mass-demonstration

Turkish Cypriot supporters of a bicommunal bi-zonal federation were on Thursday busy mobilizing ahead of the Turkish President’s visit to the north on Sunday, that is expected to be marked by large demonstrations....

24. Partial lockdowns on Limassol, Paphos, migrant camps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/partial-lockdowns-on-limassol-paphos-migrant-camps

The health minister Constantinos Ioannou announced stricter measures late on Wednesday night, with restrictions to be even harsher in the Limassol and Paphos districts that have developed into the epicentres of the island’s recent pandemic flare-up....

25. Varosha revamp ongoing at feverish pace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/varosha-revamp-ongoing-at-feverish-pace

Preparations in Varosha ahead of the visit of the Turkish President and the leader of the Grey Wolves are continuing at a feverish pace. Turkish crews have begun work to upgrade the patch of Varosha to be visited by Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who will be accompanied by Devlet Bahçeli....

26. All eyes on Cypriot ghost town

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-eyes-on-cypriot-ghost-town

Turkish Cypriot authorities have been working around the clock to meet a deadline on Thursday when a Varosha beachfront, which has been off limits since 1974, is set to reopen to the public...

27. Erdogan-Tatar: Varosha to open to the public on Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-tatar-varosha-to-open-to-the-public-on-thursday

Developments regarding Varosha were moving full speed ahead on Tuesday after rumours regarding the reopening of the fenced-off town were confirmed. In statements, Tayyip Erdogan and Ersin Tatar said that on Thursday, the public will be able to visit the areas that will open....

28. Mackenzie Beach closed off after sewage spill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mackenzie-beach-closed-off-after-sewage-spill

The strip of sea at Larnaca’s Mackenzie Beach was closed off to the public on Thursday after a damaged sewer pipe led to sewage spilling into the sea there, with local authorities expressing hope that the water could be made safe for swimming by the weekend....

29. Up to 1500 Limassol residents could be carrying virus, expert says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/up-to-1500-limassol-residents-could-be-carrying-virus-expert-says

There could be as many as 1,000-1,500 Limassol residents carrying an active coronavirus infection, member of the government’s coronavirus task force, Leontios Kostrikis, said Monday....

30. The four phases of Cyprus' lockdown exit roadmap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-four-phases-of-cyprus-lockdown-exit-roadmap

The Health Minister on Thursday gave a detailed overview of the four phases of Cyprus’ lockdown exit roadmap, which will be subject to adjustments based on how well the island responds to the gradual easing of restrictions....

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