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1. Sir Stelios wages battle against board

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sir-stelios-wages-battle-against-board

EasyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou had some harsh words to say about the company’s finance director, with the Greek Cypriot billionaire renewing his call to whistleblowers to help with useful information to scrap an Airbus deal...

2. 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....

3. 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...

4. UNHCR steps in to ensure refugees in Cyprus receive proper protection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-steps-in-to-ensure-refugees-in-cyprus-receive-proper-protection

The UNHCR office in Cyprus has stressed that refugees must be included in the government’s planning and response to the Covid-19 pandemic, offering hands-on solutions to the myriad problems in the government’s handling of refugee and asylum procedures that have only been exacerbated by the current crisis....

5. Eight Turkish Cypriots rushed to hospital after Ledra checkpoint protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eight-turkish-cypriots-rushed-to-hospital-after-ledra-checkpoint-protest

Protesters gathered on both sides of the Ledra Street divide on Saturday to demonstrate against the closure of four checkpoints by the government of the Republic of Cyprus, a move it said was part of a bundle of coronavirus protection measures but which has been criticized as a measure veiling ulterior political motives....

6. Greek forces use tear gas to repel migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-forces-use-tear-gas-to-repel-migrants

Greek riot police and troops used water cannon and tear gas on Wednesday against hundreds of migrants as they made another attempt to cross the border from Turkey into Greece....

7. More Cypriots quarantined in coronavirus scare

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-quarantined-as-coronavirus-precaution

More women who traveled to Italy have been quarantined in Cyprus as a precautionary measure, assessed as high risk cases for the coronavirus after coming into contact with confirmed cases...

8. 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...

9. 'What was that all about?':Trump mocks Oscars winner Parasite - video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/what-was-that-all-about-trump-mocks-oscars-winner-parasite-video

US President Donald Trump has hit out at the Oscars for awarding Best Picture to Parasite, a dark South Korean comedy about class struggle and wealth inequality....

10. National Action Plan in the works to increase role of women in conflict situations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/national-action-plan-in-the-works-to-increase-role-of-women-in-conflict-situations

A preliminary draft has been completed of the island’s first ever National Action Plan (NAP) for the implementation of UN resolution 1325, entitled ‘Women, Peace and Security’, which reaffirms the important role of women in the prevention and resolution of conflicts....

11. Disabled persons do not have equal access to TV, report shows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/disabled-persons-do-not-have-equal-access-to-tv-report-shows

Cyprus television stations are failing to ensure that disabled persons receive equal access to their audiovisual services, despite being required to do so by law...

12. British High Commissioner talks trade, free movement after Brexit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-high-commissioner-talks-trade-free-movement-after-brexit

In an interview with the Cyprus News Agency, British High Commissioner in Cyprus, Stephen Lillie, talks about what tomorrow will look like, and what applies for Cypriot and British nationals living in both countries, which he said share a deep historical relationship....

13. The beginning of Brexit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-beginning-of-brexit

At the stroke of midnight in Brussels, Britain will officially leave the European Union, setting off negotiations in which London will seek to gain as many benefits as it can from the Union. At the same time, it will work toward bilateral agreements with EU member-states and countries outside the bloc....

14. Woman assaulted by handyman imposter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-assaulted-by-handyman-imposter

A woman from India says she was attacked in her own apartment by a man who pretended to be a maintenance worker....

15. UNFICYP draft under ‘silence procedure’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-draft-under-‘silence-procedure

A resolution renewing the mandate of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus for an additional six months is under the “silence procedure” and it is expected to be adopted on Thursday if no member breaks the silence...

16. Nicosia suspicious over Yavuz drilling spots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-suspicious-over-yavuz-drilling-spots

The government of the Republic of Cyprus believes Turkey has obtained privileged drilling information regarding an area off the southern coast of the island...

17. British teen flies back home

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The British teen, who is said to be appealing her conviction in the Ayia Napa rape case, has flown back home after what she described as a 'nightmare' in Cyprus...

18. US arms embargo to be lifted on conditions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-arms-embargo-to-be-lifted-on-conditions

President Donald Trump will have discretion over a current US arms embargo imposed on Cyprus, as both Senate and House conferees have reached an agreement on the defence budget for next year...

19. Armenian genocide resolution hits senate wall

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/armenian-genocide-resolution-hits-senate-wall

A US resolution that would have officially described atrocities against Armenians in 1915 as genocide has stopped dead in its tracks on Wednesday, following a meeting between the Turkish president and a senator...

20. Trump has ‘wonderful’ meeting with Erdogan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-has-‘wonderful-meeting-with-erdogan

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday pushed Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to walk away from the purchase of a Russian missile defense system, calling it a “very serious challenge” to bilateral ties, even though he described a meeting between the two leaders as “wonderful"...

21. Teens detained in Paphos school incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teens-detained-in-paphos-school-incident

Three teenagers have been arrested in connection with a school incident in Paphos, where an assistant principal was pushed to the ground and verbally assaulted...

22. Bills for Brits clear House committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bills-for-brits-clear-house-committee

Two bills targeting post-Brexit rights for British residents in Cyprus have cleared the House labour committee, while the language of the bill reportedly provides for a start date that has been left blank...

23. Larnaca police probe parking lot racist rant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-probe-parking-lot-racist-rant

Police are investigating a racism complaint after a video emerged showing Cypriot women and a child verbally assaulting a Russian woman following a fender-bender at a parking lot in Larnaca...

24. Impeachment inquiry hits close to home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/impeachment-inquiry-hits-close-to-home

Congresswoman Maxine Waters says there is “absolutely” enough evidence to draft articles of impeachment against Trump, adding that she and other committee chairs can finish their investigations “before the year is out"...

25. Johnson goads opponents to call election as tempers flare over Brexit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-goads-opponents-to-call-election-as-tempers-flare-over-brexit

Waving his arms and yelling “come on, come on”, Johnson implored his opponents in a raucous House of Commons session to bring a vote of no-confidence in the government and trigger an election to finally break the Brexit impasse. ...

26. K.Treppides & Co Ltd: Time Value of Money

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/k-treppides-co-ltd-time-value-of-money

What if a close friend asks today to borrow 1,000EUR with the precondition to repay the exact same amount in five years? Would you take the deal or not?...

27. Niyazi against Turkish language holdup

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/niyazi-against-turkish-language-holdup

Cypriot MEP Niyazi Kizilyurek is calling on the European Commission to clarify why the EU is slow-walking the process of making Turkish an official language of the EU...

28. Young student says teacher roughed him up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-student-says-teacher-roughed-him-up

An elementary student in Limassol says he was roughed up by his teacher, while the boy’s legal guardian says this was not an isolated incident...

29. Brexit no-deal preparedness: Final Commission call to all EU citizens and businesses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brexit-no-deal-preparedness-final-commission-call-to-all-eu-citizens-and-businesses

With 8 weeks to go until the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union on 31 October 2019, the Commission has today – in its 6th Brexit preparedness Communication – reiterated its call on all stakeholders in the EU27 to prepare for a ‘no-deal' scenario. In light of the continued uncertainty in the United Kingdom regarding the ratification of the Withdrawal Agreement – as agreed with the UK government in November 2018 – and the overall domestic political situation, a ‘no-deal' scenario on 1 November 2019, remains a possible, although undesirable, outcome...

30. Dombrovskis: The EU leads the world in the battle against climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dombrovskis-the-eu-leads-the-world-in-the-battle-against-climate-change

This year, millions of young people across the world joined an international movement for climate change. They demanded action instead of mere talk, marching to fix the planet before it is too late. ...

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