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1. Turkish exploration vessel back in port ahead of EU summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-exploration-vessel-back-in-port-ahead-of-eu-summit

Turkey’s seismic exploration vessel Oruc Reis returned to port on Monday from disputed Mediterranean waters, less than two weeks before a European Union summit where the bloc will evaluate possible sanctions against Ankara....

2. Cyprus makes last ditch effort to beat virus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-makes-last-ditch-effort-to-beat-virus

The latest measures against the spread of the coronavirus went into effect on Monday, including a night curfew across all districts, as calls for all citizens to be tested multiplied just before Christmas holidays...

3. France, EU lawmakers push for sanctions on Turkey next month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-eu-lawmakers-push-for-sanctions-on-turkey-next-month

France is leading a push for European Union sanctions on Turkey next month to follow through on a threat made by the bloc in October, but has yet to win support from EU governments beyond Greece and Cyprus, officials and diplomats said. ...

4. This week to define next coronavirus measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/this-week-to-define-next-coronavirus-measures

The last week of November will be decisive, as its coronavirus figures will determine the next steps to be taken, both in terms of suggestions to be submitted by the government’s expert task force and government decisions....

5. FBI offers deal to 'Cypriot hacker'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fbi-offers-deal-to-cypriot-hacker

A young man known as the “Cypriot hacker” who was flown to the United States last summer to face trial, may have a deal after all, with reports saying Joshua Polloso Epifaniou is ready to enter a plea but it is unclear if he would need to do jail time halfway around the world...

6. Cyprus experiencing excessive macroeconomic imbalances

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-experiencing-excessive-macroeconomic-imbalances

The European Commission said Wednesday that Cyprus continues to face excessive macroeconomic imbalances, particularly in view of the country’s very high percentage of non-performing loans that continue to plague the financial sector, but also in light of high private sector, government, and external debt....

7. Erdogan sets foot on Cyprus’ Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-sets-foot-on-cyprus-varosha

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Cyprus on Sunday during Turkish Cypriot celebrations in the north, prompting strong reactions from Greek Cypriots in the south at a time when the divided island’s political future hangs in the balance...

8. Cyprus, Israel, Greece agree to boost defense cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-israel-greece-agree-to-boost-defense-cooperation

The defense ministers of Greece, Israel and Cyprus agreed Thursday to step up military cooperation which they said will keep their armed forces better prepared, help create more jobs and bolster security in a fraught region. ...

9. Lidl Cyprus celebrates 10th anniversary

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/lidl-cyprus-celebrates-10th-anniversary

A press conference dedicated to the 10th anniversary of its operation was carried out by Lidl Cyprus on Tuesday, November 10, in a virtual environment and in the presence of institutions and representatives of the media...

10. Cyprus lockdown question still open-ended

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-lockdown-question-still-open-ended

President Nicos Anastasiades hinted at further measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 following last weekend’s spike, but the nature and scope of a potential second lockdown remains unknown until his meets with his Cabinet on Wednesday...

11. Pfizer, BioNTech say their Covid-19 vaccine is more than 90% effective

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pfizer-biontech-say-their-covid-19-vaccine-is-more-than-90-effective

Pfizer Inc on Monday said its experimental vaccine was more than 90% effective in preventing Covid-19 based on initial data from a large study, a major victory in the fight against a pandemic that has killed over 1 million people, roiled the world’s economy and upended daily life....

12. President's Cabinet to rethink COVID strategy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-s-cabinet-to-rethink-covid-strategy

President Nicos Anastasiades has called for an emergency Cabinet meeting on Monday, after data over the weekend appeared to suggest that things were taking a turn for the worse despite hard work and added measures...

13. Cyprus digital transformation plan laid out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-digital-transformation-plan-laid-out

Cyprus' Deputy Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy is looking towards a two-speed plan, separating the aim for digital transformation into small high-speed and longer-orientated projects, in order to ensure effectiveness, Deputy Minister Kyriacos Kokkinos said on Thursday....

14. Government unleashes new bundle of support measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-unleashes-new-bundle-of-support-measures

Along with the new restrictions imposed to curb the recent spike in coronavirus cases, the labour minister Zeta Emilianidou said Thursday that the Cyprus government agreed on a new batch of support measures budgeted between 130 and 150 million euros....

15. Cyprus tightens restrictions, imposes 11pm curfew

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tightens-restrictions-imposes-11pm-curfew

In a national address on Wednesday night, the Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said the government was obliged to take tough decisions for stricter measures as the island was no exception to Europe’s second coronavirus wave, before the health minister stepped in to outline the new measures that come into effect on Thursday....

16. Fresh total lockdown out of the question for Cyprus govt

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fresh-total-lockdown-out-of-the-question-for-cyprus-govt

Finance minister Constantinos Petrides on Monday strongly refuted the possibility of Cyprus entering a second lockdown, such as the one it was plummeted into in March as a result of the outbreak of coronavirus....

17. Cyprus records deficit of €800 million in Q2

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-records-deficit-of-€800-million-in-q2-due-to-covid-19-impact

Cyprus General Government posted a deficit of €800 million in the period of April – June 2020 compared to a surplus of €140 million in the respective period of last year, according to data released today by the Cyprus Statistical Service (Cystat)....

18. Cyprus turns back clock this weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-turns-back-clock-this-weekend

People in Cyprus will get an extra hour of sleep Sunday morning, as clocks will fall back to winter time on Saturday after midnight, marking the end of Daylight Saving Time...

19.  KPMG's Vasiliou first Chairman of Cyprus-Australia Business Association

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/kpmg-s-vasiliou-first-chairman-of-cyprus-australia-business-association

The Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) announced the launch of the Cyprus - Australia Business Association, aiming to further promote, expand and encourage business relations between Cyprus and Australia...

20. EY Attractiveness Survey Cyprus 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-attractiveness-survey-cyprus-2020

EY Attractiveness Survey Cyprus 2020: Investors are optimistic about the country’s attractiveness over the coming years, but state that there is room for improvement...

21. President defends block on audit office

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-defends-block-on-audit-office

President Nicos Anastasiades invoked the Constitution during a televised interview, saying the job description of the auditor general, who is currently seeking information on foreign nationals linked to a casino project, does not authorize him to 'have a say in everything'...

22. Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit registration now open!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/digital-agenda-cyprus-summit-registration-now-open

The 3rd Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2020 will take place online tomorrow, Wednesday October 21, and participation is free of charge. The Summit will seek to highlight significant issues and particularities of today’s world, while addressing the heightened needs for specialized knowledge against the backdrop of our ever-changing reality. ...

23. Megatrends that will shape the future

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/megatrends-that-will-shape-the-future

EY’s recent report, Megatrends 2020 and beyond, examines the new "megatrends", the forces that created them and their potential impact...

24. Contact tracing team racing against time

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/contact-tracing-team-racing-against-time

The Republic’s contact tracing team is racing against time as the number of contacts of confirmed cases have been flying off the charts over the past few days, placing health authorities on alert....

25. Ken Hughes at Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2020 once again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ken-hughes-at-digital-agenda-cyprus-summit-2020-once-again

Ken Hughes is now acknowledged as being one of the world’s leading authorities on consumer, shopper and cyber shopper behaviour. He is internationally renowned for helping his largely blue-chip client base to understand the physical, digital and future consumer....

26. Turkish Cypriots choose leader as Cyprus talks reboot looms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-choose-leader-as-cyprus-talks-reboot-looms

Turkish Cypriots vote Sunday to choose a leader who'll explore, along with Greek Cypriots, whether there's enough common ground left for a deal to end the island's decades of ethnic division....

27. Government okays schemes tackling unemployment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-okays-schemes-tackling-unemployment

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved three new schemes aiming to motivate the hiring of unemployed persons, ex-convicts, and youth, budgeted at €31 million....

28. Microsoft plans $1 billion data center venture in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/microsoft-plans-$1-billion-data-center-venture-in-greece

Microsoft has announced plans to build three data centers in greater Athens, providing a badly needed investment of up to $1 billion to the Greek economy which has been hammered by the pandemic....

29. Chaos reigns in first Trump-Biden debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chaos-reigns-in-first-trump-biden-debate

President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden battled fiercely over Trump’s record on the coronavirus pandemic, healthcare and the economy in a chaotic and bad-tempered first debate marked by personal insults and Trump’s repeated interruptions...

30. Winter season a window of opportunity for tourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/winter-season-a-window-of-opportunity-for-tourism

With the tourism sector’s performance this summer having refuted even the most optimistic forecasts that were made, the question for tour operators is what more can be done over the next period to reduce the big losses. As such, everyone's attention has shifted to the winter period that begins next November and ends in March 2021....

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