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1. Pournara residents 'fired up' about leaving camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pournara-residents-fired-up-about-leaving

More protests took place at Pournara on Wednesday, after asylum seekers with grievances reportedly set a tent on fire while some camp residents managed to leave camp...

2. Experts assist in Cyprus' spy van probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-assist-in-cyprus-spy-van-probe

Following months of sluggish investigation into Cyprus’ spy van, police investigators are reportedly in the process of drafting their final report while another expert is due to arrive on the island to lend a hand...

3. Pompeo sees window of opportunity for dialogue, in Kathimerini interview

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/pompeo-sees-window-of-opportunity-for-dialogue-in-kathimerini-interview

In an interview with Kathimerini, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo deplores the use of threats and unilateral actions as a way of resolving bilateral disputes, sending a clear signal to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....

4. Solar panels being installed in over 400 Cyprus schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/solar-panels-being-installed-in-over-400-cyprus-schools

Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou said Tuesday that the Cyprus Electricity Authority has begun the process of insulating and installing solar panels at 405 schools across Cyprus, allowing schools to take on the extra electricity load of air conditioners that are desperately needed as the heatwave rages on. Currently, 107 schools have solar panels....

5. Classroom preparations in full swing as first bell edges nearer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/classroom-preparations-in-full-swing-as-first-bell-edges-nearer

With the school year kicking off on Monday, September 7, school authorities are rushing to prepare classrooms that would host students in line with government health protocols....

6. Cyprus announces measures to curb airport congestion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-announces-measures-to-curb-airport-congestion

A broad meeting on Monday chaired by transport minister Yiannis Karousos agreed on the need to take action to prevent congestion at Cyprus airports, after viral photos of passengers crammed into each other at the Larnaca airport caused intense public reaction over the health and safety measures being implemented....

7. President and Education Minister brush off mounting concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-and-education-minister-brush-off-mounting-concerns

As concern mounts over the Cyprus government’s decision to send children back to school on May 21, Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou issued a press conference Friday morning to clarify how the return of students to classrooms will play out....

8. 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....

9. Expert tells shoppers 'no need for testing'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-tells-shoppers-no-need-for-testing

A local health expert tells consumers there is no need to rush and get tested if they shopped at a supermarket where an employee tested positive for the coronavirus...

10. Trump found not guilty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-found-not-guilty

President Donald Trump was acquitted on Wednesday in his US Senate impeachment trial, saved by fellow Republicans who rallied to protect him nine months before he asks voters in a deeply divided America to give him a second White House term...

11. Explosion averted at Famagusta hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/explosion-averted-at-famagusta-hospital

Officials went on high alert on Wednesday following a leak of medical oxygen at Famagusta General Hospital, with officials saying the incident was serious due to high risk of explosion...

12. Senate-approved EastMed on Trump’s desk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senate-approved-eastmed-on-trump-s-desk

US Congress’ approval of a spending package that includes the Eastern Mediterranean Security and Energy Partnership Act of 2019 signals a “new day in Greek-American relations,” said Senator Bob Menendez, one of the authors of the bipartisan legislation...

13. Turkey warns US over Cyprus arms embargo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-denounces-move-to-end-cyprus-arms-embargo

Ankara has warned Washington that an impending lift of a US arms embargo on the Republic of Cyprus is a “dangerous escalation” that would hamper efforts to reach a peace settlement on the divided island...

14. US arms embargo to be lifted on conditions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-arms-embargo-to-be-lifted-on-conditions

President Donald Trump will have discretion over a current US arms embargo imposed on Cyprus, as both Senate and House conferees have reached an agreement on the defence budget for next year...

15. ‘Parallel Parliament’ marred by handicap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/‘parallel-parliament-marred-by-handicap

The head of the Cyprus Paraplegic Association drew a round of applause in a “parallel parliament” session on Thursday after exiting the House to protest the lack of handicap accessibility...

16. Teen death probe to leave no stone unturned

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teen-s-death-probe-to-leave-no-stone-unturned

Ombudswoman Maria Stylianou-Lottides says a full-fledge investigation will be conducted into last week’s death of a teenage boy in Nicosia, adding that a team already in place will focus on a number of state services and agencies...

17. Larnaca on the rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/larnaca-on-the-rise

The construction of the tallest building in Larnaca and third tallest in all of Cyprus has received the green light from local environmental authorities, which will undoubtedly change the famous Finikoudes strip...

18. Lira falls as Washington weighs sanctions against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lira-falls-as-washington-weighs-sanctions-against-turkey

19. Young fever patient turned away twice

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-fever-patient-turned-away-twice

A little girl who was running a fever was turned away at two state hospitals in Nicosia, with reports saying medics refused to refer or treat the young patient because she was not registered in the newly-launched Cyprus General Healthcare System known as GESY...

20. 527000 register with the GHS

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/527000-register-with-the-ghs

21. Supreme Court invalidates police warrant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-invalidates-police-warrant

A search warrant against an unlicenced education centre was found to have violated the principle of proportionality, according to a Supreme Court ruling that reprimanded law enforcement officials for acting beyond their scope...

22. Auditor General blows whistle on Pissouri payouts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/auditor-general-blows-whistle-on-pissouri-payouts

Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides is calling on the interior minister to seek a legal opinion before reaching a final decision on Pissouri payouts due to landslide problems...

23. Snow reaches areas under 1000 metres

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/snow-reaches-areas-under-1000-metres

A cold front is still affecting Cyprus with snow reportedly seen in areas below the 1000 metre mark...

24. Poor weather won’t budge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/poor-weather-won-t-budge

A low pressure system is affecting areas over Cyprus, with cloudy skies and poor weather conditions expected to stick around at least until Monday...

25. Mountain roads remain slippery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mountain-roads-remain-slippery

Main and secondary roads up in the Troodos mountains remain slippery as of Friday morning, with police warning drivers to be extra careful and check for latest updates...

26. Bosnian man to be extradited to Belgium

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bosnian-man-to-be-extradited-to-belgium

Cyprus police arrested a foreign national on Wednesday as part of a secret international operation against fraud and match-fixing in European football...

27. Larnaca teacher sentenced for sexually harassing female students

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-teacher-sentenced-for-sexually-harassing-female-students

A 52-year-old high school teacher has been sentenced to one year in prison after he was found guilty of sexual harassment, both physical and verbal, against female students...

28. Child porn suspect arrested in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/child-porn-suspect-arrested-in-limassol

Police arrested a 35-year-old suspect in Limassol in connection with child pornography, following a tip received by authorities...

29. Former trustee says Credit Unions were in chaos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-trustee-says-credit-unions-were-in-chaos

Another former trustee of the defunct Cyprus Cooperative Bank speaks out, describing a world of chaos at the financial institution where lack of expertise, political pressure, and wrongdoing ruled the day ...

30. UNHCR: Asylum seekers in Cyprus lack decent housing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-asylum-seekers-in-cyprus-need-decent-housing

With less than 10% of asylum-seekers accommodated at the reception centre, decent housing is a major problem thousands of asylum seekers face, a UNHCR report said...

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