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1. Migration agents raid building in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migration-agents-raid-building-in-larnaca

Police and immigration agents raided a place of residence in Larnaca on Wednesday where they inspected 22 individuals in an effort to combat illegal immigration, human trafficking, and labour exploitation...

2. Demonstration outside refugee camp sparks Government reaction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/demonstration-outside-refugee-camp-sparks-government-reaction

A demonstration staged outside the Pournara camp in Kokkinotrimithia on Sunday calling for an end to the arbitrary detention of hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers stirred reaction from the Government on Tuesday, with an Interior Ministry announcement claiming it won’t be allowing any further ghettoization of the island....

3. Pandemic highlighted urgency of tackling climate challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pandemic-highlighted-urgency-of-tackling-climate-challenges

While the coronavirus crisis has highlighted our vulnerabilities as a globally connected society, the recognition of the need to stabilize our climate and protect biodiversity preceded the current crisis by many years, Wolfgang Cramer, Scientific Co-Director of the Mediterranean Institute of Marine and Terrestrial Biodiversity and Ecology (IMBE), said Friday....

4. First steps taken for the reopening of checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-steps-taken-for-the-reopening-of-checkpoints

Substantial steps were taken on Thursday by the leaders of the island’s divided communities toward the reopening of crossing points, with the two agreeing that as a first step, certain groups of people will be allowed to cross through checkpoints as of June 8....

5. All asylum seekers at Pournara locked in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-asylum-seekers-locked-in-at-pournara

Health ministry officials say going in and out of the migrant facility in rural Nicosia is temporarily forbidden due to a scabies infestation, with the government defending migration policies amid criticism over living conditions and restriction of freedom of movement at the camp...

6. Despite progress, discrimination against LGBT community a reality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/despite-progress-discrimination-against-lgbt-community-a-reality

Recognizing that Cyprus has taken substantial steps toward institutionalizing equality and safeguarding the fundamental rights of the island’s LGBT community, Ombudswoman Maria Stylianou Lottides has highlighted that there is still work to be done in eradicating the reality of enduring acts of discrimination....

7. Divided Cyprus slammed over refugee pushback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-slammed-over-refugee-pushback

Two dozen groups around the world have condemned authorities on both sides of divided Cyprus after 175 Syrian refugees were denied the right to seek asylum...

8. Migrant camp declared ‘local infected area’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-camp-declared-‘local-infected-area

Human rights advocates in the Republic of Cyprus are crying foul over the government's handling of asylum seekers at Pournara camp, after the health ministry declared the migrant centre a “local infected area” citing public health laws due to an infestation...

9. Greece assumes chairmanship of Council of Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-assumes-chairmanship-of-council-of-europe

Greece on Friday took over the rotating six-month chairmanship of the Council of Europe (CoE) from Georgia, in a ceremony that was conducted online due to public health precautions....

10. 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...

11. Cyprus extends flight ban but has a plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-extends-flight-ban-but-has-a-plan

Cyprus on Monday extended a ban on commercial flights into and out of the country until May 28 as the government considers ways to restore the country’s tourism industry to meet an anticipated swell in demand from vacationers eager to escape coronavirus lockdowns...

12. V-E Day marked the turning point towards a democratic, prosperous, and peaceful future

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/v-e-day-marked-the-turning-point-towards-a-democratic-prosperous-and-peaceful-future

Today is the 75th anniversary of the Allied Victory in Europe in World War II - “V-E Day.” This is a day to remember and honor the shared sacrifice, enduring commitment, and unflinching bravery of the Allied forces and the underground movements in defeating Fascism in Europe. We also remember the immense sorrow and misery suffered by so many, and we recognize the bravery and sacrifice of tens of millions of civilians in the Second World War....

13. Cute lion cubs in Paphos steal show [VIDEO]

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cute-lion-cubs-in-paphos-steal-show

A video shows two new white lion cubs sheltering in place without a care in the world during lockdown in Cyprus...

14. Migrant camp near boiling point

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-camp-near-boiling-point

Police said three people were arrested at Pournara migrant centre during a protest on Wednesday, one day after a hunger strike, as camp residents demand better living conditions and the right to leave camp...

15. As coronavirus lockdown eases, Cypriots still in limbo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/as-coronavirus-lockdown-eases-cypriots-still-in-limbo

Deniz Birinci had just hours to stuff her and her baby daughter’s belongings into suitcases and bin bags on March 16 before the two sides on the divided island of Cyprus imposed lockdowns to halt the spread of the new coronavirus....

16. Man charged in Rottie death in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-charged-in-rottie-death-in-limassol

Police are investigating the death of a Rottweiler days after she was found injured inside a trash can in Limassol, while a local man has been charged in connection with the case...

17. 3,000 to be repatriated to Cyprus in May

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/3-000-to-be-repatriated-to-cyprus-in-may

Cyprus is receiving around 200-300 returnees from abroad on a daily basis, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said on Monday, noting that May is expected to see the repatriation of some 3,000 in total....

18. Effects of COVID-19 on businesses, wider economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/effects-of-covid-19-on-businesses-and-wider-economy

The results of the PwC Cyprus Pulse Survey on the effects of COVID-19 on businesses and the wider economy, which was conducted with the participation of 45 CFOs from Cyprus, were made public today...

19. Conditions at migrant camps improving, but arbitrary detention issues remain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/conditions-at-migrant-camps-improving-but-arbitrary-detention-issues-remain

The UNHCR office in Cyprus said on Monday that it was pleased with the steps being taken to improve the living conditions of asylum seekers on the island, but expressed hope that additional measures will follow to tackle the multifaceted issues that emerged amid the coronavirus outbreak....

20. Report draws attention to migrant centres

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-draws-attention-to-migrant-centres

A report published this week by Ombudswoman Maria Stylianou-Lottides takes stock of current conditions in migrant facilities in the Republic of Cyprus, pointing out medical challenges, problems associated with weather, and asylum issues...

21. 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...

22. WHO: Coronavirus likely of bat origin, no sign of lab production

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-coronavirus-likely-of-bat-origin-no-sign-of-lab-production

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday that all available evidence suggests the novel coronavirus originated in animals in China late last year and was not manipulated or produced in a laboratory....

23. Cypriot food blogger drives passion home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cypriot-food-blogger-drives-passion-home

As we experience these hard times it is difficult to identify, let alone rejoice the blessings COVID-19 will bring with it. One of them is going back to beautiful habits and rituals of home cooking which are all about togetherness...

24. Lockdown weighs heavily on Orthodox Christians during Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lockdown-weighs-heavily-on-orthodox-christians-during-easter

25. Future for rescued refugees in north unknown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/future-of-rescued-refugees-in-north-unknown

The fate of 175 Syrian refugees, trapped in the north of the island amid the coronavirus pandemic, remains unknown while a human rights group is calling on Greek Cypriot authorities to take them in...

26. 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....

27. Greece to move over 2,300 refugees to mainland after Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-to-move-over-2-300-refugees-to-mainland-after-easter

Greek authorities will begin the gradual transfer of 2,380 asylum seekers and their families from island camps to accommodation facilities on the mainland after Orthodox Easter (April 19), the country’s Migration Ministry said Thursday. ...

28. Government funds not unlimited, Finance Minister warns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-funds-are-not-unlimited-finance-minister-warns

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said Monday that the government does not have unlimited funds with which to support the local economy during these tough times....

29. We will defeat our shared pandemic enemy and rise stronger in its wake

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/we-will-defeat-our-shared-pandemic-enemy-and-rise-stronger-in-its-wake

The story of U.S. leadership in the global battle against Covid-19 is a story of days, months, and decades. Every day, new U.S. technical and material assistance arrives in hospitals and labs around the world. These efforts, in turn, build on a decades-long foundation of American expertise, generosity, and planning that is unmatched in history....

30. Bill sparks kosher debate in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-sparks-kosher-debate-in-cyprus

Animal rights advocates are up in arms over a new government bill that would allow slaughterhouses in the Republic of Cyprus to incorporate kosher rituals, a procedure described by animal rights activists as inhumane...

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