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1. EU warns against easing pandemic-containing measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-warns-against-easing-pandemic-containing-measures

As millions of European citizens gear up for the festive season, the European Union's executive commission urged member countries to keep strong anti-Covid-19 restrictions in place to avoid a post-holiday surge of coronavirus cases and deaths but stopped short of advising against travel....

2. Cyprus makes last ditch effort to beat virus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-makes-last-ditch-effort-to-beat-virus

The latest measures against the spread of the coronavirus went into effect on Monday, including a night curfew across all districts, as calls for all citizens to be tested multiplied just before Christmas holidays...

3. Cyprus braces for new coronavirus rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-braces-for-new-coronavirus-rules

The eagerly-awaited restriction measures that are to apply for December and the holiday period are to be announced by the heath minister during a press conference at noon on Thursday....

4. Cops on the lookout for fake COVID docs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-on-the-lookout-for-fake-covid-docs

Police headquarters issued emergency instructions on Wednesday after receiving information that motorists could be using fake COVID certificates to pass through roadblocks that were designed to block travel without a legitimate purpose...

5. Holiday period restrictions to be announced Friday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/holiday-period-restrictions-to-be-announced-friday

The Cyprus cabinet will be deciding on Wednesday on the restrictions that are to apply for December and the Christmas holidays, with the new measures to be announced to the public by the health minister on Friday....

6. This week to define next coronavirus measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/this-week-to-define-next-coronavirus-measures

The last week of November will be decisive, as its coronavirus figures will determine the next steps to be taken, both in terms of suggestions to be submitted by the government’s expert task force and government decisions....

7. Restricted Christmas on the way, experts say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/restricted-christmas-on-the-way-experts-say

Coronavirus experts are mulling over plans for restrictions over Christmas, and stress that we shouldn’t expect carefree holidays....

8. Pfizer ends Covid-19 trial with 95% efficacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pfizer-ends-covid-19-trial-with-95-efficacy

Pfizer Inc said on Wednesday that final results from the late-stage trial of its Covid-19 vaccine show it was 95% effective, adding it had the required two-months of safety data and would apply for emergency US authorization within days....

9. Roadblocks as Cyprus cuts off two districts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/roadblocks-as-cyprus-cuts-off-districts

Police say officers will man random checkpoints in Limassol and Paphos districts, both which have been ordered essentially isolated from the rest of the island, following new strict measures to combat a second wave of the coronavirus...

10. Cyprus police face fresh accusations of mishandling rape claim

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-face-fresh-accusations-of-mishandling-rape-claim

Cyprus police are faced with fresh accusations of mishandling a rape claim filed by a young UK national last May whilst on holiday in the Famagusta district’s resort town of Protaras....

11. Turkey at focus of Lavrov visit to Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-at-focus-of-lavrov-visit-to-athens

The main conclusion drawn from Monday's visit by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov was the mutual recognition that Greece can play a special role in Russia’s relations with the European Union, but also that Athens expects some support for its positions on maritime zones, while at the same time acknowledging the complicated relations between Moscow and Ankara....

12. Greece and Turkey take it down a notch

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-and-turkey-take-it-down-a-notch

Greece and Turkey have mutually cancelled military exercises on each other’s national holiday this week, as a gesture of goodwill following a special NATO-sponsored meeting between the two defense ministers...

13. Dizzy teen in the ER draws police attention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teen-s-dizziness-draws-police-attention

A high school student who got dizzy and visited the Emergency Room drew police attention after doctors said the teen partially fainted after trying to get high...

14. Made in Cyprus ‘Jiu Jitsu’ to launch in US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/made-in-cyprus-‘jiu-jitsu-to-launch-in-us

Jiu Jitsu, a sci-fi movie with Nicolas Cage shot in Cyprus under the new Cyprus cash rebate programme, will be the first film to be distributed by a brand new label set up to push a small number of independent titles in North America...

15. Passports under the watchful eye of the Commission

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passports-under-the-watchful-eye-of-the-commission

16. France and Germany tackle eastern Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-and-germany-tackle-eastern-med

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel made statements seen as mutual support for Greece and the Republic of Cyprus on Thursday, prompting a reaction from Ankara...

17. Daily count climbs ahead of new measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/daily-count-climbs-ahead-of-new-measures

The Republic of Cyprus reported 26 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the grand total to 1385 a day after the highest number of daily tests carried out since the virus outbreak in early March...

18. New measures as clusters appear to be growing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-measures-as-clusters-appear-to-be-growing

Another dozen of new cases of the coronavirus included secondary contacts such as a person who got infected at a party earlier this month, with government agencies coordinating further measures by week’s end...

19. Cyprus frets over virus spreading at parties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-frets-over-virus-spreading-at-parties

Cyprus has is the recent period been getting a taste of phenomena that were observed in countries abroad involving an uncontrolled spread of coronavirus at parties and other such social gatherings....

20. Police issue night-time motorbike ban rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-issue-night-time-motorbike-ban-rules

21. At least seven die in massive flood on Evia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/one-still-missing-in-deadly-flood-on-evia

At least seven people died and one person was still missing after a storm hit the Greek island of Evia early Sunday, causing massive floods and blocking exit roads...

22. UK tourists deterred by 'complicated' Cyprus process

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-tourists-deterred-by-complicated-cyprus-process

Though Cyprus has officially re-opened to the UK tourism market, tour operators claim that the majority of visitors from the country are Cyprus expats, with UK nationals so far appearing reluctant to jump through the hurdles Cyprus has laid out for category B countries....

23. Cyprus updates risk-based classification of countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-updates-risk-based-classification-of-countries

Cyprus on Tuesday issued an updated epidemiological risk-based classification of countries, including three amendments as regards Greece, Thailand and Morocco. The new classification will come into effect on August 6....

24. Cypriots already in Greece to get free test upon arrival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-already-in-greece-to-get-free-test-upon-arrival

With Greece being downgraded on August 6 to category B that requires arriving passengers to show proof of a negative coronavirus test, the Cyprus Health Ministry quickly responded to frustrated locals who had already travelled to Greece for holidays unknowing that they would have to make arrangements for a test in order to return to the island....

25. Cyprus downgrades Greece amid virus fears

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-downgrades-greece-amid-virus-fears

Cyprus will introduce mandatory testing for all arrivals from Greece starting August 6, after many cases were detected during random tests from passengers returning from Greece in the last few days....

26. Cyprus welcomes Brits back amid spike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-welcomes-brits-back-amid-spike

Five flights from British airports were scheduled to land in the Republic of Cyprus on Saturday, after the island listed the United Kingdom in Category B, which means arriving passengers are not required to be under self-isolation...

27. Grim tourism figures for June show Cypriots also staying put

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/grim-tourism-figures-for-june-show-cypriots-also-staying-put

Official figures for June tourist arrivals came to confirm the meagre state of tourism on the island this year, which remains heavily affected by the global coronavirus pandemic....

28. Almost half of Cypriots unable to shoulder cost of one-week vacation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/almost-half-of-cypriots-unable-to-shoulder-cost-of-one-week-vacation

Almost one in two Cypriots above the age of 16 is unable to shoulder the cost of a week-long vacation away from home, ranking Cyprus in the 4th worst position among EU member states, Eurostat figures for 2019 showed....

29. Tourism minister tries to manage expectations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-minister-tries-to-manage-expectations

The tourism minister is managing expectations for the Republic of Cyprus after tour operators made clear they would send British tourists to countries where PCR tests were not required...

30. Moody's: Payment holidays shield Cyprus banks in 2020, but deterioration likely in 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moody-s-payment-holidays-shield-cyprus-banks-in-2020-but-deterioration-likely-in-2021

Around one third of Cyprus banks’ gross loans were deferred as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the Moody’s rating agency said Monday, noting that while the payment holiday may shield local banks in 2020, asset quality deterioration is “still very likely next year.”...

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