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25 February, 2020
 

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1. President Anastasiades officially welcomed in Sofia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-anastasiades-is-officially-welcomed-in-sofia

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades was officially welcomed on Tuesday in Sofia by President of Bulgaria Rumen Radev, during a ceremony in Alexander Nevsky square, where Anastasiades laid a wreath at the Monument of the Unknown Soldier....

2. Greek Government to proceed with new island camps, despite reactions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-government-to-proceed-with-new-island-camps-despite-reactions

The Greek government is determined to move ahead with its plan to build new holding facilities for migrants and refugees as part of a plan to accelerate asylum procedures and deportations on the five islands hosting camps, its spokesman said on Tuesday, amid reactions to the scheme from island residents....

3. Nicosia stabbing sparks migration debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-stabbing-sparks-migration-debate

Debate over crime and migration in the Republic of Cyprus was renewed this week following a video showing the moment a young man was killed in downtown Nicosia as well as statements by officials regarding foreigners on the island...

4. Cyprus scrambles to assert coronavirus policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-to-assert-coronavirus-policy

More Cypriots are resisting government plans aimed at establishing a local quarantine facility for the coronavirus, while foreign officials warn the Wuhan outbreak may be reaching pandemic levels...

5. Coronavirus protocols to be revised on Tuesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-protocols-to-be-revised-on-tuesday

Cyprus’ Minister of Health Constantinos Ioannou assured on Monday that the Government was constantly following WHO and ECDC instructions on the coronavirus and was adjusting its action plan accordingly....

6. 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....

7. 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....

8. France stands by Greece and Cyprus, says French Defense Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-stands-by-greece-and-cyprus-says-french-defense-minister

France will stand by Greece and Cyprus, supporting both in their disputes with Turkey over maritime zones in the Mediterranean, French Defence Minister Florence Parly was quoted saying in a Greek newspaper on Sunday....

9. Cyprus' debt at €20.74 billion in end of 2019

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-debt-at-€20-74-billion-in-end-of-2019

10. 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....

11. 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....

12. 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. ...

13. 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....

14. 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....

15. Military clash with Syria is imminent, Erdogan says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-military-clash-with-syria-is-imminent-erdogan-says

Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday a Turkish military operation to push back a Syrian government offensive against rebel strongholds in northwest Syria was now “a matter of time” after talks with Russia failed to halt the assault....

16. New Brexit immigration system to favour high-skilled workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-brexit-immigration-system-to-favour-high-skilled-workers

Britain will prioritize access for high-skilled workers from around the world in its post-Brexit points-based immigration system, the government said on Tuesday, setting out its plans to put an end to a reliance on “cheap labor from Europe”....

17. Residents up in arms over 'virus camp'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/residents-up-in-arms-over-virus-camp

Local residents in rural Nicosia are reacting to government plans aimed at establishing a quarantine facility in their area to treat potential confirmed coronavirus cases in Cyprus...

18. 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....

19. French Defence Minister expresses solidarity with Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-defence-minister-expresses-solidarity-with-cyprus

The French Defence Minister, Florence Parly, who met on Tuesday with President Nicos Anastasiades and her Cyprus counterpart Savvas Angelides, expressed France’s solidarity with Cyprus, which she said is under intense pressure when seen from an international perspective....

20. Minister says ‘no panic’ over coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-says-‘no-panic-over-coronavirus

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou says the Cypriot government is taking all precautions against the coronavirus threat, adding that the administration is on alert but there is no panic...

21. Anti-aircraft systems activated in joint military exercise with France

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anti-aircraft-systems-activated-in-joint-military-exercise-with-france

French Rafale fighter jets put the capabilities of the Cyprus army’s anti-aircraft umbrella to the test during a joint military exercise on Monday....

22. Cyprus gets tough on economic migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gets-tough-on-economic-migrants

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris says the government is determined to cut down on asylum and residence permit applications by blocking economic migrants from filing non-legitimate petitions...

23. Teen girl hospitalized after night on the town

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/girl-hospitalized-after-night-on-the-town

A thirteen-year-old girl was taken to hospital by her father after she consumed alcohol and had a firecracker accident at a public park in Limassol...

24. 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....

25. Cyprus’ Foreign Minister to attend Munich Security Conference

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-foreign-minister-to-attend-munich-security-conference

The Foreign Minister of Cyprus Nikos Christodoulides, departs on Friday for Munich, to attend the Munich Security Conference, taking place between February 14-16....

26. 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. ...

27. Government welcomes support expressed in US Senate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-welcomes-support-expressed-in-us-senate

The Government Spokesman Kyriakos Kousios welcomed on behalf of the Republic of Cyprus the US position that Turkey is the sole party contributing to rising tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean, and not Greece or Cyprus....

28. Athens drafts package to ease tension with Anakara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-drafts-package-to-ease-tension-with-anakara

Athens plans to present a package of proposals to ease Aegean tensions in talks with Ankara on confidence building measures on February 17-21....

29. Turkish delegation to visit Moscow to discuss Syria's Idlib

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-delegation-to-visit-moscow-to-discuss-syria-s-idlib

A Turkish delegation will go to Moscow in coming days to discuss the escalating conflict in Syria’s Idlib region, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Wednesday, adding that around 1 million people had been displaced there due to Russian-backed Syrian attacks....

30. Potatoes to be brought in from the north after cold blast damages crops

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-potatoes-to-be-brought-in-from-the-north-after-cold-blast-damages-crops

Potatoes harvested in the north will be transferred next Monday to government-controlled areas, where potato crops suffered heavy blows after successive days of heavy rain and frost....

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