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1. EU kicks off debate on need for booster shots to travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-kicks-off-debate-on-need-for-booster-shots-to-travel

European Union governments kicked off a debate on Tuesday about how long vaccines are effective against Covid-19 and whether evidence of a booster dose will be required to maintain free travel across the bloc as cases spike....

2. Rule stickler mayor left hanging with stroke of pen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rule-stickler-mayor-left-hanging-with-stroke-of-pen

President Nicos Anastasiades used the stroke of a pen on Wednesday to block the closure of a department store in Paphos, a move that left the town’s mayor hanging after he had warned his municipality would not tolerate illegal operations without permits...

3. Tatar puts up new fight for squeaky cheese

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-puts-up-new-fight-for-squeaky-cheese

Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar is taking to task European Union decisions on halloumi/hellim, the island’s famous cheese, saying they favor Greek Cypriots and leave their counterparts in the north at the mercy of inspectors approved by the south...

4. Cyprus airs migration grievances at divided Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-airs-migration-grievances-at-divided-europe

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris wants strong EU awareness on external borders to be shown in Cyprus as well, in remarks he made near the buffer zone on Sunday, just two days after the European Commission president signaled there would be no funding for barbed wire and walls...

5. Asylum seekers arrested in Chloraka raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-arrested-in-chloraka-raid

Ten asylum seekers have been arrested in Paphos district according to local reports, citing a violation of an emergency law issued last December that bans international protection applicants from residing in Chloraka...

6. Police found criminally prosecutable in Ajax probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probe-finds-police-criminally-prosecutable-in-ajax-case

An independent probe into alleged police brutality earlier this year, when a water cannon truck took part in shutting down a demonstration, has recommended both criminal and disciplinary proceedings against officers...

7. COVID vaccines 'should remain voluntary, never forced'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-vaccines-should-remain-voluntary-never-forced

Greg Abbott, the Republican governor of Texas, issued an executive order Monday banning any mandate for mandatory COVID-19 vaccination from any entity, including private companies....

8. Is America really back?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/is-america-really-back

In a 1990 Atlantic Monthly piece, the most influential realist of a generation – John Mearsheimer – put forth a provocative title: “Why we will soon miss the Cold War.” ...

9. K. Treppides & Co Ltd: Renewed European finance strategy and implementation of the action plan on financing sustainable growth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/k-treppides-co-ltd-renewed-european-finance-strategy-and-implementation-of-the-action-plan-on-financing-sustainable-growth

The European Commission adopted on 21 April 2021, a comprehensive package of measures to help improve the flow of money towards financing the transition to a sustainable economy, whereas these measures will be instrumental in reaching climate and environmental targets as well as vital for economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

10. Athens taps Cypriot ex-commissioner for Cabinet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-taps-cypriot-ex-commissioner-for-cabinet

The Greek government confirmed on Monday that former European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, will head the newly formed Climate Crisis and Civil Protection Ministry...

11. Cypriot health minister wants to leave post

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-health-minister-to-step-down

Cypriot Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou does not intend to remain in his current position after a Cabinet reshuffle expected to be announced next week, confirming earlier rumors that he wanted to step down following a tortuous run during the pandemic...

12. Cyprus bans foreign travelers from India

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-bans-foreign-travellers-from-india

The Republic of Cyprus has issued an emergency order banning entry of foreign nationals traveling to the island from India, except Cypriots, Europeans, and permanent residents who now must undergo additional screening, in an attempt to slow down further spread of the Indian variant of Covid-19...

13. PASYNO nurses strike over ministry probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pasyno-nurses-strike-over-ministry-probe

Cyprus’ PASYNO Nurses Association went on strike Monday to protest against a disciplinary probe that examines whether five members who refused to work in Athalassa hospital during COVID had breached their contract...

14. Cyprus enters new phase of relaxations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-enters-new-phase-of-measure-relaxations

The Republic of Cyprus entered on Friday a new phase of easing of COVID restrictions, including people allowed to stay out during curfew if they are attending a wedding celebration...

15. Family businesses in Europe fared better in response to COVID-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/family-businesses-in-europe-fared-better-in-response-to-covid-19

For businesses of all types, the first impact on the pandemic was felt on revenues. 64% of European family businesses reported initial revenue losses compared to 69% of family businesses globally, 25% managed to maintain their revenue levels, and 11% experienced increases...

16. CoronaPass tricky for some COVID survivors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronapass-tricky-for-covid-survivors

People and businesses in the Republic of Cyprus were still waiting Friday for an official decree after Cabinet approval for a controversial CoronaPass, but COVID survivors with antibodies could have a hard time proving immunity after the health ministry said it would not accept self-test or home kits...

17. Greengrocers declare ‘May Day’ in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greengrocers-declare-‘may-day-in-cyprus

Fruit and vegetable stores in the Republic of Cyprus stunned the public for being prepared to violate a government decree on labor day this Holy Saturday, but a bigger surprise came from supermarkets that plan to stay closed...

18. Lockdown begins amid legal challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lockdown-begins-amid-legal-challenges

The Republic of Cyprus entered a two-week lockdown on Monday, the start of the Holy Week for the Greek Orthodox community, with critics crying foul over some measures including proof of vaccination...

19. Gloves are off again over golden passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gloves-are-off-again-over-golden-passports

Cyprus’ auditor general told a House committee this week that the Cabinet used old rules to approve over two hundred golden passports after the cutoff date for an investigation ordered by the attorney general, who pushed back on the criticism saying there was 'no bottom to the abyss'...

20. Woman fined for busting moves in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-fined-for-busting-moves-in-limassol

Law enforcement authorities have tracked down and fined a woman who was seen in a video dancing in a Greek tavern in Limassol against pandemic health protocols...

21. Hotels cry foul over ban on local stays

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hotels-cry-foul-over-ban-on-local-stays

The Association of Cyprus Tourist Enterprises is calling on the government to terminate a ban on hotel stays by locals, saying overnight lodging for island residents should be allowed after restaurants also opened this week...

22. 729 lives lost on Cyprus roads between 2008-2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/729-lives-lost-on-cyprus-roads-between-2008-2020

Seven hundred and twenty nine people lost their lives in road crashes between 2008-2020, 60% of which (drivers and passengers) were not wearing a seat belt while 54% of motorcycle drivers and passengers weren’t wearing a helmet, figures released by the Cyprus police on Thursday showed....

23. High school senior challenges rapid test rule

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-school-senior-challenges-rapid-test-rule

A photo showing a high school student outside a glass window following along with a lesson inside his classroom has gone viral, keeping the debate over mandatory rapid tests alive in Cyprus...

24. Police anxious as pilgrims throng church

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-anxious-as-pilgrims-throng-church

Crowds of Christian pilgrims rushed to a local church in Strovolos over the weekend to catch a glimpse of a relic, with police on Sunday standing by amid concerns of health law violations...

25. Asylum seekers at Pournara breach gate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-at-pournara-breach-gate

A group of asylum seekers at Nicosia’s Pournara camp got a brief taste of freedom on Wednesday, after residents breached the front gate during a protest against long-term detention at the migration facility...

26. Biden rolls back Trump policies on Day One

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-rolls-back-trump-policies-on-day-one

US President Joe Biden on Wednesday began signing 15 executive actions addressing the coronavirus pandemic, climate change and racial inequality, and undoing some policies put in place by his predecessor Donald Trump...

27. Cyprus stays calm as virus unknowns remain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-stays-calm-but-mutation-unknowns-remain

Biontech says it is confident its COVID-19 vaccine expected within days in Cyprus would remain effective against a variant that has been spreading in Britain, but questions still remain over the effectiveness of the vaccine as mutations continue to spread...

28. Cyprus on alert over COVID-19 variant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-alert-over-covid-19-variant

Airport officials in the Republic of Cyprus are telling passengers arriving from the United Kingdom to self-isolate, following a new emergency guideline on Monday after other countries on the weekend banned UK flights altogether amid fears of a new strain of coronavirus...

29. Cyprus to begin vaccinations on December 27

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-begin-vaccinations-on-december-27

Vaccinations in Cyprus will begin in unison with other EU member states on December 27 following approval by the European Medicines Agency (EMA)....

30. Government ups rhetoric against auditor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-ups-rhetoric-against-auditor

The Cypriot government hinted over the weekend it might refer the auditor general to the Supreme Court over “indecent” behaviour, after the audit office published yet another damning report alleging offences in a Cabinet decision to grant investor passports to individuals linked to a casino project without meeting the criteria...

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