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18 January, 2022
 

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1. State issues ultimatum in Chloraka refugee standstill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-issues-ultimatum-in-chloraka-refugee-standstill

Paphos officials are seeking ways to convince asylum seekers at a controversial studio complex in Chloraka to move out, with reports saying residents have been told they would lose their refugee assistance unless they agree by the end of the month to relocate at a migrant facility...

2. Tsunami from Tonga volcano eruption leaves trail of flood damage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tsunami-from-tonga-volcano-eruption-leaves-trail-of-flood-damage

Tsunami waves caused by an undersea volcano have flooded the Pacific Island country of Tonga, where entire towns have been inundated with water and scientists warn the main island could be blanketed in volcanic ash....

3. EY presents Cyprus Tax Facts 2022 guide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-presents-cyprus-tax-facts-2022-guide

EY Cyprus is pleased to share the latest Cyprus Tax Facts guide – in English – which provides a straight-forward, holistic summary of the Cyprus tax system, based on current legislation and tax practices, in relation to the fiscal year 2022....

4. Wrong person gets rapid test result after leaving line

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wrong-person-gets-rapid-test-result-after-delays

Long lines for rapid tests have been reported over the weekend in the Republic of Cyprus, with a mayor of a local town accusing the health ministry of “zero organization” and a woman in the capital who got tired of waiting still getting a result without giving a sample...

5. Tennis star Djokovic wins court battle to stay in Australia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tennis-star-djokovic-wins-court-battle-to-stay-in-australia

World number one Novak Djokovic was released from Australian immigration detention on Monday after winning a court challenge to remain in the country to pursue his bid for a record 21st Grand Slam title at the upcoming Australian Open....

6. Residents on Chios island in Greece block ship carrying construction machinery for new migrant center

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/residents-on-chios-island-in-greece-block-ship-carrying-construction-machinery-for-new-migrant-center

Residents and local officials on the island of Chios have blocked a ship carrying construction machinery for the new planned migrant ‘Closed Controlled Access Center” from docking on Thursday....

7. Djokovic flying into vaccine exemption storm in Australia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/djokovic-flying-into-vaccine-exemption-storm-in-australia

Novak Djokovic was on his way to Australia to play at this month's Grand Slam after receiving a medical exemption but Prime Minister Scott Morrison vowed on Wednesday to send the world number one home if the Serbian cannot prove he deserves it....

8. Cyprus to get on board with more measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-get-on-board-with-more-measures

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has called on the state’s attorney general to weigh in before a Wednesday Cabinet meeting when additional measures are expected to be announced in response to a surge in coronavirus cases right after the Christmas break...

9. Christmas PCR measure at airports goes into effect

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christmas-pcr-measure-at-airports-goes-into-effect

Passengers flying to the Republic of Cyprus starting on Wednesday must show a recent negative PCR test regardless of vaccination status, with airport officials saying the measure is not unprecedented and a local doctor arguing it should have been taken before the Christmas holidays...

10. Cyprus police target specific areas in search of illegals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-target-specific-areas-in-search-of-illegals

Cyprus Police say they will continue to partner up with the Interior Ministry to conduct immigration sweeps, arresting on the spot any foreign nationals deemed to be in violation of their immigration status...

11. Minister says Cyprus’ COVID situation manageable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-says-cyprus-covid-situation-manageable

Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela says the government is ready to deal with various contingencies, adding the situation in Cyprus is manageable and not different from other countries that are also seeing a huge rise in cases...

12. Cyprus police evict asylum seekers on New Year’s Eve

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-evict-asylum-seekers-on-new-year-s-eve

Law enforcement officers in the Republic of Cyprus extracted 60 asylum seekers from their place of residence on Friday and transported them to a deportation facility during an operation to enforce an eviction notice from last week...

13. Doctor says government stalling pandemic response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctor-says-government-stalling-pandemic-response

A local doctor says additional pandemic measures that go into effect next week should have been taken back in November, while accusing the Cypriot government of failing to stick to a plan to minimize the spread of coronavirus...

14. Cypriot study finds more antibodies in specific groups

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-study-finds-more-antibodies-in-specific-groups

A study by the University of Cyprus suggests people over 60, men, and persons who developed symptoms were more likely to have a higher count in lgG antibodies, with scientists hoping a second phase of the research would tackle antibody count after vaccination...

15. Electricity is supplied from the free areas to the occupied areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/electricity-is-supplied-from-the-free-areas-to-the-occupied-areas

16. Cyprus on standby as Christmas cases skyrocket

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-standby-as-christmas-cases-skyrocket

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus went on high alert Monday after 1925 coronavirus cases were announced, confirming local predictions about a spike after Christmas weekend but local experts still needing time to understand the situation better...

17. Interior ministry evicts migrants on Christmas Eve

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-ministry-evicts-migrants-on-christmas-eve

Asylum seekers from Africa have been ordered by an executive order to abandon their place of residence in an industrial area south of Nicosia, with the landlord asking authorities on Christmas Eve to allow time until tenants can find a new roof over their heads...

18. Contacts with booster shot not required to isolate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/contacts-with-booster-shot-not-required-to-isolate

The government in the Republic of Cyprus says close contacts who have received a booster shot against the coronavirus are not required to isolate during the holidays, but scientists are still studying the potential impact of the new omicron variant...

19. Safe pass arrest sheds light on giant loophole

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/safe-pass-arrest-sheds-light-on-giant-loophole

A man at a local store in Limassol was arrested on Wednesday after police officers who asked to inspect his Safe Pass determined the document did not match his ID card, but not everyone is on the same page regarding secondary inspections at the door...

20. Cyprus enlists army to move asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-enlists-army-to-move-asylum-seekers

An army convoy in Cyprus transported hundreds of asylum seekers from Pournara camp to a deportation facility this week, with the government saying the transfer took place amid fears of coronavirus spread in the overcrowded facility...

21. Turkish lira whiplashes after Erdogan moves to protect savings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-lira-whiplashes-after-erdogan-moves-to-protect-savings

Turkey's lira rocketed back from record lows in volatile trading on Tuesday after Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan proposed measures to protect local currency savings against such swings....

22. High schoolers against midterms descend on Palace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-schoolers-against-midterms-descend-on-palace

High school students staged a protest on Tuesday against semester exams in public schools, a new system that the government has been unable to implement during the pandemic but also because of very strong objections...

23. Legal doubts still loom over traffic cameras

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-doubts-still-loom-over-traffic-cameras

After data obtained about violators of traffic cameras in the Republic of Cyprus had to be deleted due to legal questions, the pilot phase of the operation was set to resume Monday but last only ten days as fines begin lawfully January 1, unless more issues emerge...

24. Rift in pandemic response wide open in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rift-in-pandemic-response-wide-open-in-cyprus

A rift between scientists and government became more apparent on Friday in the Republic of Cyprus, with local media saying the health ministry director was even checking the minutes from a meeting to shed light on debate over controversial measures...

25. Greece will require Covid tests from travelers, including from EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-requires-covid-tests-from-travelers-including-from-eu

Greece will require all visitors traveling to the country, including those from fellow European Union countries, to present a PCR test taken within 48 hours of arrival, the country’s health ministry said Wednesday....

26. Lawyer cries foul over ban on unvaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-cries-foul-over-ban-on-unvaccinated

A local lawyer is invoking European rules to argue the Cypriot government’s measure banning unvaccinated citizens from certain places is a violation of fundamental human rights, with health experts attributing decisions in the last few weeks to the Cabinet...

27. Restaurants shut doors over 'pandemic discrimination'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/restaurants-shut-doors-over-pandemic-discrimination

Many restaurant owners in the Republic of Cyprus are closing their doors to all dine-in customers to protest new government measures that exclude unvaccinated clientele...

28. More foreign banks come to Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/more-foreign-banks-come-to-athens

Big global banks are planning to open branches in Athens next year, while other lenders are expanding their existing banking activity in Greece...

29.  Minister furious over fake test result allegations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-furious-over-allegations-of-fake-test-results

Cyprus Police say they are investigating allegations about local pharmacies issuing fake positive results from rapid tests, with the health ministry warning of permit revocation and criminal prosecution...

30. Biafrans in Limassol take oath as leader faces trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biafrans-in-limassol-take-oath-as-leader-faces-trial

A Twitter post in Cyprus this week showed youths from Nigeria being administered an oath of allegiance to separatist group Indigenous People of Biafra, who are calling for the release of their leader Nnamdi Kanu who is on trial for treason...

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