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1. Moderna to seek US, EU authorization for vaccine on Monday

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Moderna Inc will apply for US and European emergency authorization for its Covid-19 vaccine on Monday after full results from a late-stage study showed it was 94.1% effective with no serious safety concerns, the company said....

2. Domestic violence figures maintain concerning climb

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The police’s domestic violence unit received 180 complaints in September and October and made 29 arrests, justice minister Emily Yioliti said Wednesday. Meanwhile, the association for the prevention and handling of violence in the family (SPAVO) said it has marked an increase of 40% in calls received at the 1440 helpline....

3. GLOBAL OPEN DEBATE by THEATRUM VITAE

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If you are concerned about the existence of the arts in tomorrow’s turbulent world, then you should join this lively debate, where experts from a wide range of creative industries across the globe will be providing their expertise and sharing their own views about the future of the arts in the post-pandemic world...

4. North changes rules for crossings

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Experts monitoring the coronavirus pandemic in the north issued new rules for people wishing to cross from the south after positive cases were detected among Greek Cypriots in the Karpas peninsula....

5. Protesters defy ban on peaceful assembly

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Harsh words against the police and a handful of arrests marred the weekend in Paphos and Limassol, after small numbers of protesters and riot police came face to face on Saturday over the right to protest in public...

6. Justice Minister highlights government's efforts to fight corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/justice-minister-highlights-government-s-efforts-to-fight-corruption

The government of Cyprus is making continuous efforts to protect the country from corruption, justice minister Emily Yiolitis said Wednesday, noting that the government has undertaken a series of actions and pushed a bundle of new laws through the pipeline....

7. Cyprus suspends freedom of assembly

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The health ministry in the Republic of Cyprus has issued a ban on public gatherings, including the right to a peaceful assembly, saying high risks of spreading the coronavirus could take a toll on the country’s healthcare system...

8. Cyprus reports 228 new coronavirus cases

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Cyprus authorities announced that 228 new coronavirus cases were detected on Tuesday, when a whopping 8,887 tests were conducted, raising total cases detected so far to 7,513....

9. Turkey and EU fall out over Varosha

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Ankara is accusing the European Union of "ignoring the free will" of Turkish Cypriots, in response to EU High Representative Joseph Borrell, who deplored the latest developments in Varosha and called for them to be undone...

10. Elusive businessman with Cyprus ties pops up

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The whereabouts of elusive Russian hedge fund manager German Lillevali, who was linked to a flurry of companies in Cyprus after he became a resident, are no longer a mystery after reports that he was detained in the US on an immigration violation but released due to overcrowding amid the coronavirus pandemic...

11. Al Jazeera video stirs privacy debate

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The former speaker of the House is reportedly calling on the chief of police to investigate two Al Jazeera journalists, saying they violated his rights when a hidden camera was used to capture footage that became part of the network’s corruption investigation known as The Cyprus Papers...

12. Nagorno-Karabakh peace deal signed

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Russian peacekeeping troops deployed to the war-ravaged enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh in the early hours of Tuesday as part of a ceasefire deal President Vladimir Putin said should pave the way for a lasting political settlement of the conflict there...

13. 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....

14. Biden trumps Trump

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Major television networks pointed to Democrat Joe Biden as capturing enough votes to rebuff his opponent, Republican incumbent Donald Trump, in what has been described as a time of deep divisions in the Land of the Free...

15. EU extends ability to impose sanctions on Turkey

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The European Council on Friday issued a one-year extension to its framework for sanctions that could be imposed on individuals and entities responsible for Turkey’s controversial gas exploration and drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean....

16. Cyprus FM expresses grave concern over Turkey

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The Cyprus Foreign Minister, Nikos Christodoulides, stressed before his Council of Europe counterparts on Wednesday the need for a full implementation of European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) judgments, including the Interstate Case of Cyprus against Turkey, while expressing his grave concern for the escalating Turkish provocations against Cyprus....

17. Zara's online store in Cyprus goes live today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/zara-s-online-store-in-cyprus-goes-live-today

Zara launches online sales in Cyprus today. With this launch, Zara is marking a new milestone in the steady expansion of its fully integrated store and online model across the universe of markets in which the Inditex Group does business....

18. Man dies in gliding accident

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A man was killed in an aviation accident in Nicosia district on Thursday, with reports saying he went into a free fall after experiencing difficulties with his paramotor glider...

19. Protesters detained outside French embassy

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Five protesters were arrested on Tuesday outside the French embassy in Nicosia, where dozens of Muslim residents gathered to demonstrate against France’s stance towards Islam...

20. Attorney General calls Auditor ‘to order’

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Cypriot Attorney General George Savvides issued a stern warning on Saturday, calling to order the state’s auditor general over his insistence on examining specific golden passport case files linked to a casino project on the island...

21. Opposition turns up pressure over passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/opposition-turns-up-pressure-over-passport-scandal

Parliament in Cyprus is expected to debate proposals over the passport scandal, including whether a new law can force the government to hand over files to the auditor general as well as a freeze on pending applications allegedly being squeezed through before the disgraced scheme is set to go on hiatus...

22. Reynders: 'golden passport' schemes must be abolished

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reynders-golden-passport-schemes-must-be-abolished

The EU Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders briefed the plenary of the European Parliament on Thursday on the Commission’s decision to initiate infringement proceedings against Cyprus and Malta in view of their ‘golden passports’ schemes which appear to be in violation of EU law....

23. Greece asks EU countries to halt military exports to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-asks-eu-countries-to-halt-military-exports-to-turkey

Greece has asked fellow European Union countries to halt military exports to Turkey, the country's foreign minister said Tuesday, amid a deepening dispute between the two neighbors over maritime boundaries in the eastern Mediterranean....

24. 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. ...

25. Stella Kyriakides at Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stella-kyriakides-at-digital-agenda-cyprus-summit-2020

On 1 December 2019, Ms. Kyriakides became the European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety. ...

26. Al Jazeera strikes again at Cyprus Papers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/al-jazeera-strikes-again-at-cyprus-papers

Al Jazeera’s investigative unit struck again on Monday with new Cyprus Papers material, involving a report accompanied by a one-hour video depicting undercover reporters who visited Cyprus and posed as representatives of an imaginary ultrarich investor, Mr X, who was convicted for palm-greasing and money laundering, to ‘test’ whether local authorities would still be willing accept his hefty investment and provide him with Cypriot citizenship....

27. A historic verdict and a more united Greece

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The Greek justice system rose to the occasion and delivered a historic verdict that also confirms Greece’s image as a free democracy governed by the rule of law. Behind the voters’ rejection of Golden Dawn and the party’s condemnation by the institutions lies a good deal of human suffering – the agony of a mother whose child was murdered, but also of so many others who suffered violence and humiliation at the hands of the criminal organization....

28. Famagustians protest reopening of Varosha

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Hundreds of Famagusta residents gathered just after 5pm on Thursday at the Deryneia crossing to protest the reopening of Varosha’s beach strip on Thursday, demanding the return of the town to its lawful inhabitants and the full implementation of UN resolutions governing the future of the town that was abandoned after 1974 conflict....

29. Civilians walk to Varosha beach strip

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There was anger, frustration, and painful memories among Greek Cypriots on Thursday after Turkish Cypriot authorities allowed civilians for the first time to visit a public beach strip in the long-abandoned city of Varosha...

30. Asif Sadiq at Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asif-sadiq-at-digital-agenda-cyprus-summit-2020

Asif is Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion at adidas, prior to which he was the Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging for The Telegraph Media Group. He was previously the Head of Diversity and Inclusiveness for EY Financial Services and the Head of the Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Unit for the City of London Police. He is a Multi-Award Winning Diversity and Inclusion expert with over 15 years experience and a proven track record in achieving operational and strategic targets, managing quality, performance, risk and change....

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