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91. Elections in the north postponed for six months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elections-in-the-north-postponed-for-six-months

Elections in the north that were set to take place in April have been postponed for six months amid mounting chain reactions of the coronavirus outbreak, Turkish Cypriot media reported on Tuesday....

92. Cyprus scrambles as WHO declares pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-as-who-declares-pandemic

The World Health Organization has classified the COVID-19 outbreak as a pandemic, calling for “urgent and aggressive action” after the coronavirus spread in 114 including Cyprus and Turkey while Greece reported its first fatality...

93. Government to step in with financial injections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-to-step-in-with-financial-injections

The Finance Minister is expected to announce a bundle of support measures for companies, consumers, and workers affected by the coronavirus outbreak on the island....

94. Travel agents issue SOS as cancellations mount

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/travel-agents-issue-sos-as-cancellations-mount

Cancellations and minimal new bookings have brought travel agents to “the brink of disaster”, the President of the Cyprus Association of Travel Agents, Vasilis Stamataris, said in a press conference on Wednesday....

95. The era of asymmetric threats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-era-of-asymmetric-threats

Kyriakos Mitsotakis would never have expected to star in a Greek edition of the perfect storm. Yet fate and events have put the Greek prime minister in charge of the country at a very crucial moment. He has shown determination in dealing with the migration/refugee issue, which has also bolstered his political image. The public was craving for a strong leader – a notion that was largely eclipsed by a sense of humiliation over the past 10 years....

96. CEOs: Drop in Optimism and Reversal of Sentiment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ceos-drop-in-optimism-and-reversal-of-sentiment

97. Coronavirus cases in Greece rise to eight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-cases-in-greece-rise-to-eight

Greece has confirmed a new case of coronavirus, the Health Ministry said Wednesday, bringing the total number of coronavirus infections in the country to eight....

98. Bomb goes off at a Limassol media outlet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bomb-goes-off-at-a-limassol-media-outlet

Limassol police are investigating a bomb attack outside the building of a media group, which houses a number of outlets including Cyprus Times...

99. Greece reports fourth COVID-19 case, Eurozone says 'ready to act'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-reports-fourth-covid-19-case-eurozone-says-ready-to-act

As health authorities confirmed the fourth case of coronavirus in Greece on Friday, the Greek government pressed forward with its drive to contain its spread. ...

100. Deputy Minister for Research, Innovation and Digital Policy assumes duties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deputy-minister-for-research-innovation-and-digital-policy-assumes-duties

Kyriacos Kokkinos officially assumed his duties on Friday as Deputy Minister for Research, Innovation and Digital Policy, a Ministry established as part of promoting the government’s digital agenda....

101. Cyprus repays an IMF loan early, saving €13.4 million

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-repays-an-imf-loan-early-saving-€13-4-million

The Republic of Cyprus fully repaid on Thursday an International Monetary Fund (IMF) loan, which had been granted to the country in the period 2013-2016....

102. Ambitious national tourism strategy already in motion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ambitious-national-tourism-strategy-already-in-motion

Cyprus’ national tourism strategy, containing a set of predefined goals for each year until 2030, is already being implemented, Deputy Minister of Tourism, Savvas Perdios, said on Tuesday....

103. Economic sentiment in Cyprus falls in February due to weaker business confidence in services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/economic-sentiment-in-cyprus-falls-in-february-due-to-weaker-business-confidence-in-services

In February 2020, economic sentiment in Cyprus deteriorated as the Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI-CypERC) decreased by 0.7 points compared with January 2020....

104. Bulgaria wants in on EastMed energy cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bulgaria-wants-in-on-eastmed-energy-cooperation

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev said on Tuesday that his country wishes to cooperate within the framework of the trilateral mechanism among Cyprus, Greece, and Israel in the energy field, adding that Bulgaria is geographically a natural continuation of these three countries....

105. Fourth Italian dies from coronavirus in worst flare-up outside Asia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fourth-italian-dies-from-coronavirus-in-worst-flare-up-outside-asia

A fourth person infected with the coronavirus has died in Italy, officials said on Monday as the government struggled to contain an outbreak of the illness and financial markets slid on fears over the economic impact....

106. Greek PM meets with five EU leaders over bloc's budget

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-meets-with-five-eu-leaders-over-bloc-s-budget

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis held talks in Brussels on Friday with the leaders of Germany Angela Merkel, France Emmanuel Macron, Spain Pedro Sanchez, Italy Giuseppe Conte and Portugal Antonio Costa in a bid to break a deadlock in negotiations for the European Union’s 2021-2027 budget....

107. One in four in Cyprus at risk of poverty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/one-in-four-in-cyprus-at-risk-of-poverty

Some 200,000 persons (23.9 per cent of the Cyprus population), or one in four, are at risk of poverty, participants of a two-day discussion in Nicosia organized by Cyprus and EU-wide anti-poverty networks heard....

108. New Life in Cyprus of Russian Businessman after unfair seizure of Promsvyazbank

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/new-life-in-cyprus-of-russian-businessman-after-unfair-seizure-of-promsvyazbank

In 2017 Dmitry Ananiev was at the peak of his success. He and his brother Alexei owned a bank, an IT firm and an office complex overlooking the Moscow River. ...

109. Controversial plans for new quarry halted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/controversial-plans-for-new-quarry-halted

A meeting held at the Environment Ministry on Thursday put an end to controversial plans to create a quarry zone in the Larnaca District, after civil society raised a ruckus over the thousands of trees that would need to be axed to make way for the quarry....

110. Akinci brushes off Varosha talk as election gimmick, Anastasiades calls for bicommunal committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akinci-brushes-off-varosha-talk-as-election-gimmick

Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci has suggested that Varosha, a southern suburb of Famagusta that has been fenced off and abandoned since Turkey invaded northern Cyprus, is being used as an election gimmick, adding that he supports UN-backed efforts to reopen the ghost town....

111. Cyprus Econ Council begins work on future sustainable growth blueprint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-econ-council-begins-work-on-future-sustainable-growth-blueprint

The Cyprus Economy and Competitiveness Council (CECC) has announced the start of a project aiming to draft a blueprint on Cyprus’ future long term sustainable economic growth....

112. Cyprus enjoys strong growth prospects but contingent liabilities remain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-enjoys-strong-growth-prospects-but-contingent-liabilities-remain

Strong growth prospects and sustained fiscal discipline places Cyprus on a firm declining path but contingent liabilities, healthcare and public sector wage-related costs, as well as weaker external conditions, pose risks to the fiscal outlook, Scope rating agency said in commentary on Cyprus....

113. EIB President in Cyprus to discuss bank’s investment in the country

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/eib-president-in-cyprus-to-discuss-bank-s-investment-in-the-country

The European Investment Bank (EIB) President, Werner Hoyer, was in Cyprus on Monday to update President Nicos Anastasiades on recent and future investment on the island, and to review improvements the education sector which has enjoyed significant ECB investment....

114. Banks must find new profitable products, CBC Governor says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/banks-must-find-new-profitable-products-cbc-governor-says

The task of securing alternative profitable products besides lending is the biggest challenge for banks in small countries such as Cyprus, Central Bank Governor Constantinos Herodotou said on Friday....

115. House President continues contacts in Australia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-president-continues-contacts-in-australia

President of the House of Representatives Demetris Syllouris continued his contacts in Australia, in the framework of an official visit heading a parliamentary delegation, during which he discussed the Cyprus issue, developments in the Eastern Mediterranean, Turkey’s military operations, avoiding double taxation, and bilateral cooperation. ...

116. UK 'deplores' Turkey's actions in Cyprus EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-deplores-turkey-s-actions-in-cyprus-eez

The British Government’s position regarding the Cyprus issue and Turkey’s activity within the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Republic of Cyprus does not change now that the UK has exited the European Union, the Minister for Europe Christopher Pincher said. ...

117. Cyprus 'golden passports' scheme a laundering risk, says watchdog

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-golden-passports-scheme-a-laundering-risk-says-watchdog

A European money laundering watchdog has cautioned that a secretive investment-for-passports programme run by Cyprus was vulnerable to money laundering and fraught with risk...

118. Limassol’s trade enabler gets new CEO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-s-trade-enabler-gets-new-ceo

The appointment of a new CEO at DP World Limassol is expected to give the company a new impetus, after a year of investing and upgrading infrastructure and equipment...

119. Turkish clothes makers see orders shifting from coronavirus-hit China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-clothes-makers-see-orders-shifting-from-coronavirus-hit-china

Several fashion retailers that manufacture clothing in coronavirus-hit China are in talks with Turkish firms about shifting production to Turkey, two sector officials told Reuters, with one predicting new orders worth up to $2 billion....

120. Lagarde confident ECB will eventually buy Greek debt

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lagarde-confident-ecb-will-eventually-buy-greek-debt

The Greek economy continues to improve and chances are rising that the European Central Bank will eventually buy its debt under its asset purchase scheme, ECB President Christine Lagarde said on Thursday....

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