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1. New quarantine rules issued for repatriated persons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-quarantine-rules-issued-for-repatriated-persons

With the mandatory 14-day quarantine for returnees from abroad officially scrapped on Monday, the Health Ministry issued new guidelines whereby those being repatriated will only be required to stay in a quarantine hotel until their test results are out....

2. Pandemic highlighted urgency of tackling climate challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pandemic-highlighted-urgency-of-tackling-climate-challenges

While the coronavirus crisis has highlighted our vulnerabilities as a globally connected society, the recognition of the need to stabilize our climate and protect biodiversity preceded the current crisis by many years, Wolfgang Cramer, Scientific Co-Director of the Mediterranean Institute of Marine and Terrestrial Biodiversity and Ecology (IMBE), said Friday....

3. Men on ship electrocuted to death in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/men-on-ship-die-after-electrocution

Two foreign workers in the north were electrocuted to death on Wednesday while carrying out cleaning work on an anchored ship outside Famagusta port...

4. Companies in Cyprus ready for the new norm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/companies-in-cyprus-are-ready-for-the-new-norm

CFOs in Cyprus appear more pessimistic in the second round of the survey conducted by PwC on the effects of COVID-19 on businesses and the wider economy...

5. Athens to undergo radical facelift

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-to-undergo-radical-facelift

After the ambitious vision of creating a large traffic-free zone in Athens more or less fizzled out at the end of the previous decade, the Athens Municipal Council breathed new life into the project on Monday after approving a proposal for an extended pedestrian network and a drastic reduction of cars in the city center....

6. EastMed a project of major geostrategic importance, Hatzidakis says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eastmed-a-project-of-major-geostrategic-importance-hatzidakis-says

Lawmakers in Athens on Monday ratified, at the committee level, a deal for an undersea pipeline to carry gas from new offshore deposits in the southeastern Mediterranean to continental Europe signed by Greece, Cyprus and Israel earlier in the year....

7. Cyprus extends flight ban but has a plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-extends-flight-ban-but-has-a-plan

Cyprus on Monday extended a ban on commercial flights into and out of the country until May 28 as the government considers ways to restore the country’s tourism industry to meet an anticipated swell in demand from vacationers eager to escape coronavirus lockdowns...

8. Beaches and pools safe, danger lies in close contact

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/beaches-and-pools-safe-danger-lies-in-close-contact

Close contact poses a risk of transmitting coronavirus and not going to beaches, Lecturer of Internal Medicine & Infection Prevention and Control at the European University of Cyprus, Constantinos Tsioutis said Monday....

9. High school seniors back to school

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-school-seniors-back-to-school

Around ten thousand high school seniors returned to public schools on Monday, after almost two months away from their classes due to the restrictive measures to curb the spread of coronavirus...

10. 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....

11. Attorney general weighs in on casino probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/attorney-general-weighs-in-on-casino-probe

The identity of foreign companies suspected of embezzlement of EU funds pumped into a casino project in Cyprus remains unknown, with the island’s legal department clarifying there is no evidence of local companies being involved in illegal activity...

12. Cyprus irked over mystery casino probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-irked-over-mystery-casino-probe

The Republic of Cyprus is asking the European Anti-Fraud Office for more information into a probe of misuse funds, following reports that stolen EU money was pumped into a casino project on the island...

13. EU investigators follow the money to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-investigators-follow-the-money-to-cyprus

Cyprus came on the European Anti-Fraud Office’s radar this week, after it emerged that money allegedly stolen from an environmental project was diverted to a casino project on the island...

14. Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporates’ response to COVID19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/corporate-social-responsibility-and-corporates-response-to-covid19

The long-term debate over CSR is concerned with whose interests should be attended to, shareholders or stakeholders, and this is actually the debate of the two competing theories over the purpose of the modern business firm...

15. Minister lashes out at decree violators

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-lashes-out-at-decree-violators

Cypriot Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou called on members of the public to “drastically limit their contacts in order for the effort against coronavirus to work” as police fined a record number of violations on Sunday...

16. Hospitals the Achilles heel of the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hospitals-the-achilles-heel-of-the-pandemic

The suspension of patient admissions at all four state General Hospitals was one of the initial fears that was expressed by the state health services organization (SHSO), which oversees the island’s public hospitals that have borne the brunt of the coronavirus outbreak....

17. Four more people test positive for corornavirus in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-more-people-test-positive-for-corornavirus-in-cyprus

Four new cases of coronavirus were confirmed on Wednesday, raising the figure to seven across the divide....

18. All samples from hospital contacts of coronavirus carrying doctor negative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-samples-from-hospital-contacts-of-coronavirus-carrying-doctor-negative

All 152 samples taken from the contacts of the 64-year-old state doctor who tested positive for coronavirus emerged negative for the virus, the Health Ministry announced Tuesday evening....

19. No suspects in dog mass grave

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-suspects-in-dog-mass-grave

Police say they have no suspects yet in connection with a mass grave of dog carcasses that was discovered last month in rural Nicosia...

20. Second COVID-19 case reportedly the head of Nicosia General Hospital unit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-covid-19-case-reportedly-the-head-of-nicosia-general-hospital-department

Following the announcement of the island’s first two confirmed coronavirus cases, the Health Ministry said it had on Monday night began tracing the contacts of the 64-year-old medical practitioner....

21. CEOs: Drop in Optimism and Reversal of Sentiment

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

22. Green Party, Ayios Andreas residents outraged over chopping of pine trees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/green-party-ayios-andreas-residents-outraged-over-chopping-of-pine-trees

The Greens Party called on the responsible Government Services to halt projects which endanger old pine trees, a protected species, in Nicosia’s Ayios Andreas area....

23. Nicosia an extremely important partner in region, Norwegian FM says in Cyprus visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-nicosia-an-extremely-important-partner-in-region-norwegian-fm-says-in-cyprus-visit

Oslo views Cyprus as an extremely important partner in the region, due to its bridging role between Europe and the Near East, said Ine Soreide, Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs....

24. 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....

25. Opposition builds against planned quarry zone as thousands of trees may be axed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/opposition-builds-against-planned-quarry-zone-as-thousands-of-trees-may-be-axed

Intense reaction has been building up in recent days in opposition to plans to create a gravel quarry in the Delikipos forest, an extensive green patch in the Larnaca district, part of the network of Natura 2000 nature protection areas....

26. Cyprus and 8 EU countries object to new rules of mobility package on commercial vehicles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-8-eu-countries-object-to-new-rules-of-mobility-package-on-commercial-vehicles

Implications of a new rule included in the EU mobility package currently under negotiation, whereby commercial vehicles, lorries, and trucks will be required to return to their licensing Member State every eight weeks, were raised on Wednesday by Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos and several of his counterparts to the Commission Vice President and Commissioner for Transport....

27. 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....

28. 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. ...

29. Cyprus and Israel Defence Ministers discuss developments in the region

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-israel-defence-ministers-discuss-developments-in-the-region

The current strategic environment and future security developments in the region, as well as their subsequent implications on their respective countries, were discussed on Tuesday by Cypriot Minister of Defence Savvas Angelides and his Israeli counterpart Naftali Bennet....

30. Flamingo deaths from lead poisoning rise to 59 island-wide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flamingo-deaths-rise-to-59-island-wide

Flamingo deaths at Larnaca Salt Lake have so far reached 57, while two more deaths have been recorded at Akrotiri Salt Lake in Limassol, with results from tests on dead flamingos confirming lead poisoning as the primary cause of death....

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