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1. Student’s letter causes media storm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/student-s-letter-causes-media-storm

A student in Nicosia is taking social media by storm, after she wrote a letter criticizing school prayer and how religion is being taught in state schools in the Republic of Cyprus...

2. Exercise prepares Cyprus aerial firefighters for tough fire season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/exercise-prepares-cyprus-aerial-firefighters-for-tough-fire-season

Ahead of what is expected to be a tough fire season, an operational readiness exercise dubbed ‘Icarus 2020’ took place Tuesday morning in the Larnaca district....

3. Man jailed for threatening to torch building

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-jailed-for-threatening-to-torch-building

A man who threatened to set a building on fire near at a government office complex in Nicosia has been sentenced to ten months in prison...

4. Communion ritual unchanged in Orthodox Church despite virus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/communion-ritual-unchanged-in-orthodox-church-despite-virus

One by one, the children and adults line up for the centuries-old ritual of Holy Communion, trying to keep a proper social distance. The priest dips a spoon into the chalice of bread and wine, which the faithful believe is the body and blood of Christ, and puts it into the mouth of the first person in line....

5. Turkey defends Larnaca-bound flight decision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-defends-action-over-larnaca-bound-plane

Ankara says a Larnaca-bound plane never submitted a timely request to fly through Turkish airspace, accusing the Republic of Cyprus of using the pandemic to score points for political gain...

6. Flames break out at north Nicosia junkyard

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flames-break-out-at-north-nicosia-junkyard

7. More cell phone antennas torched in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-rooftop-antennas-torched-in-cyprus

It turns out that another cell phone antenna was torched in Limassol earlier this week, when media reported on a second arson attack within just one month...

8. New round of 20,000 tests on employees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-round-of-20-000-tests-on-employees

The Cabinet on Wednesday agreed to launch a new round of testing for employees of businesses that are set to resume operations as part of government plans to steadily ease restriction measures....

9. Limassol sees second cell phone antenna arson

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-sees-second-cell-phone-antenna-arson

Limassol is proving to be an unsafe place for cell phone antennas, as police on Tuesday were searching for the perpetrators of a second arson attack within a month....

10. Chloroquine hype begins to wane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chloroquine-hype-begins-to-wane

More doubts over chloroquine emerged this week, with new studies pointing to high risks and a US top health official saying he was fired after being pressured to direct money towards the “game changer” drug...

11. President: mistakes, complacency over Easter will mean restrictions drag on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-mistakes-complacency-over-easter-will-mean-restrictions-drag-on

Addressing the nation anew on Thursday, President Nicos Anastasiades said that this weekend, which marks the Greek Orthodox Easter, will test the island’s population but stressed the need for absolute compliance with restriction measures so that it can remain feasible to begin a gradual lifting of the measures as soon as possible....

12. Twitter unfreezes Chinese ambassador account

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/twitter-unfreezes-chinese-ambassador-s-account

China's ambassador to the Republic of Cyprus was back online Wednesday night after Twitter unblocked his account following a two-day freeze...

13. President slams 5G 'fake news'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-slams-5g-fake-news

President Nicos Anastasiades stepped in on Wednesday in attempt to effectively put an end to the “fake news” stirring up “unfounded” concerns among the public over the coronavirus crisis being taken advantage of for the quiet installation of 5G network infrastructure....

14. Morphou bishop defies church lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/morphou-bishop-defies-church-lockdown

Morphou Bishop Neophytos spoke out against decree orders on Palm Sunday, after accusing police officers of being “rude” and praised the Bulgarian government for keeping churches open...

15. Coronavirus derails southern Europe's clean-up from the last crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-derails-southern-europe-s-clean-up-from-the-last-crisis

This year was meant to mark a turning point for Greek and Italian banks as they finally laid the ghosts of the financial crisis to rest. Then the coronavirus struck....

16. Cooker seen behind deadly blaze at Moria camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cooker-seen-behind-deadly-blaze-at-moria-camp

Firefighters on the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos are investigating the cause of a blaze that broke out on Monday afternoon at the Moria refugee and migrant camp, killing a child before it was brought under control. Authorities said the child was a girl aged between 6 and 7...

17. Young man suffers burns in shower

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-man-suffers-burns-in-shower

A young man taking a shower in a Limassol apartment was rushed to the Emergency Room after suffering burns following a water heater explosion...

18. President says use of Saudi-businessman owned jet not a violation of Ethics Code

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-says-use-of-saudi-businessman-owned-jet-not-a-violation-of-ethics-code

President Nicos Anastasiades acknowledged on Thursday that he could have avoided using a private jet belonging to a Saudi businessman for a family holiday in the Seychelles, but denied that he was in violation of the Ethics Code....

19. Questions remain in deadly rollover crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/questions-remain-in-deadly-rollover-crash

Police say a young woman killed in a horrific rollover crash on Tuesday was not wearing her seat belt at the time of the crash...

20. Video shows plane going down in Tehran

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/video-shows-plane-crashing-in-tehran

A Ukrainian airliner crashed soon after taking off from Tehran’s Imam Khomeini airport on Wednesday, killing all 176 people aboard, Iran’s state television and Ukraine’s leaders said...

21. Cars trapped during Troodos snowstorm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cars-trapped-during-troodos-snowstorm

Driving conditions were improved in many areas on Friday, while many mountain roads remained slippery a day after many cars were trapped in snow on Boxing Day...

22. Shuttle buses go up in flames

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shuttle-buses-go-up-in-flames

Eight buses were destroyed in a fire on Monday in Larnaca with authorities pointing to arson based on early indications...

23. Four injured after man draws knife

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-injured-after-man-draws-knife

A former employee at a courier service flew into a rage on Thursday, injuring himself and three others, including an ex cop, when he drew a knife during a heated argument over owed money in Strovolos...

24. Man arrested in CID Nicosia arson attempt

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-arrested-in-cid-nicosia-arson-attempt

Police have caught up to a man suspected of attempting to set admissible evidence on fire at CID Nicosia last week...

25. Waters’ summer mission reaches Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/waters-summer-mission-reaches-cyprus

California Congresswoman Maxine Waters is on summer recess trip to Europe with a US special delegation on a mission meeting with officials in Switzerland and Cyprus...

26. Autopsy inconclusive for woman in Tseri bushfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/autopsy-scheduled-for-woman-in-tseri-bushfire

An autopsy was inconclusive in showing the exact cause of death of a Paphos woman, whose charred remains were found in a wildfire in rural Nicosia on Saturday...

27. Farewell for two more serial killer victims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farewell-for-two-more-serial-killer-victims

The funerals of Marry Rose and Maricar, two of seven victims of a convicted serial killer, took place on Thursday in Limassol and Larnaca...

28. Volunteers to enlist as fire lookouts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/volunteers-to-enlist-as-fire-lookouts

A volunteer wildfire lookout programme is set to begin in Cyprus, following public criticism and disdain over preventable fires and arson attacks in forested areas...

29. Deadly mega-fires bring new challenge to Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-mega-fires-bring-new-challenge-to-europe

The European Union describes wildfires as “a serious and increasing threat” across the continent....

30. Technician crushed to death by heavy vehicle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/technician-crushed-to-death-by-heavy-vehicle

A service technician was crushed to death by a heavy duty vehicle in Limassol on Tuesday, when a portable jack collapsed during repair work...

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