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1. Filipina abuse trial put off until next year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/filipina-abuse-trial-put-off-until-next-year

The criminal trial of a retired officer accused of aggravated assault against his Filipina domestic worker has been pushed back to next spring, with the suspect denying all charges while the plaintiff’s visa could be expiring soon...

2. 17 new coronavirus cases detected

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/17-new-coronavirus-cases-detected

17 new coronavirus cases were detected on Monday, many of which formed part of growing clusters, with the health ministry issuing a renewed call to the public to adhere to protection measures in place and to contact their GP as soon as symptoms develop....

3. Winter season a window of opportunity for tourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/winter-season-a-window-of-opportunity-for-tourism

With the tourism sector’s performance this summer having refuted even the most optimistic forecasts that were made, the question for tour operators is what more can be done over the next period to reduce the big losses. As such, everyone's attention has shifted to the winter period that begins next November and ends in March 2021....

4. Man jailed for stealing dying patient's visa card

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-accused-of-stealing-dying-patient-s-credit-card

A hospital employee was arrested on Sunday after the wife a male patient, who died recently in Limassol’s Intensive Care Unit, told police her husband’s credit card had been stolen...

5. Couple injured after quad bike falls off cliff

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/couple-injured-after-quad-bike-falls-off-cliff

A footballer who plays for a local team and his girlfriend were injured in a quad bike accident in Paphos on Sunday, when they fell off the same cliff where another foreign couple was killed last year...

6. Cops defend use of firearm in traffic stop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-defend-use-of-firearm-in-traffic-stop

Questions have been raised in local media over the use of firearms by on-duty police officers, following an incident in Paphos when warning shots were fired during a traffic stop...

7. Student, football player among eight new cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/student-football-player-among-eight-new-cases

Eight new coronavirus cases were detected on Friday, including a student of a Limassol secondary school and a player for the local first division team AC Omonia who had participated in the team’s Champions League qualifying match against Olympiacos in Greece on Wednesday, before testing positive upon his return to the island....

8. Omonia on high alert after player tests positive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/omonia-on-high-alert-after-player-tests-positive

Coronavirus has once again infiltrated the local football scene, as after dozens of new cases were detected among players and staff of the Nea Salamina and Ethnikos Achnas clubs, a player of first division AC Omonia was also announced positive on Friday....

9. Blazing heat to take the weekend off

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blazing-heat-to-take-the-weekend-off

Cyprus is set to enjoy a short break from the extreme summer heats that extended into the autumn season, as the met department announced Friday that several days of overcast skies and rainy weather are on the cards before temperatures climb anew....

10. Cops fire warning shots to stop vehicle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-fire-warning-shots-to-stop-vehicle

Police in Paphos district arrested a male driver on Thursday after he refused to stop for inspection, prompting officers to fire warning shots in the air...

11. Fear grows over multiple chains of infection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fear-grows-over-multiple-chains-of-infection

A local health expert has expressed concern over the increase of COVID-19 cases in Cyprus, particularly Larnaca, saying he expected the coronavirus spike would spread to the rest of the island...

12. Another refugee boat intercepted off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-refugee-boat-intercepted-off-cyprus

Syrian refugees on a boat that was blocked from disembarking were eventually on their way to Pournara migrant camp after reaching shore Wednesday morning, with one child hospitalized for unspecified reasons...

13. Police lower over-the-limit tolerance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-lower-over-the-limit-tolerance

Motorists who go slightly over the speed limit by relying on police tolerance will need to make new calculations next week, following a decision by the transport ministry...

14. 36 new coronavirus cases detected in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/36-new-coronavirus-cases-detected-in-cyprus

The Republic of Cyprus detected 36 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, a figure that the island hasn’t seen since before restriction measures were lifted....

15. Measures imposed in Larnaca as virus flares

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/measures-imposed-on-larnaca-as-virus-flares

After the recent surge in coronavirus cases in the Larnaca district, where multiple chains of infection continue to grow daily, the health ministry on Wednesday re-imposed a number of localized restriction measures in a bid to tone down the spread....

16. Student, nurse, football player test positive for virus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/student-nurse-football-player-test-positive-for-coronavirus

A Larnaca special school was on high alert on Wednesday after a student tested positive for coronavirus prior to being admitted for surgery, with 31 people, among them teachers and students, to remain in quarantine and the school to remain closed until Thursday....

17. Officials nervous ahead of flu season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-nervous-ahead-of-flu-season

A recent climb in confirmed coronavirus cases, especially in Larnaca district, has prompted health officials to contemplate new tougher measures possibly across the island...

18. Minister disfavors jail for Paralimni offenders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-favours-alternatives-for-paralimni-offenders

Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis has weighed in on reported incidents of animal abuse during a shocking Paralimni school prank, saying she is in favour of juvenile offenders doing community service at an animal shelter...

19. Cyprus detects 15 new cases as clusters grow

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-detects-15-new-cases-as-clusters-grow

The Cyprus health ministry announced that 15 new coronavirus cases were detected on Tuesday, among which was an additional member of the Nea Salamina football club, swelling the cluster that formed there to 20 people....

20. Nea Salamina players, staff violate quarantine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nea-salamina-players-staff-violate-quarantine

The local first division football club Nea Salamina announced eight coronavirus cases involving players and staff, piling onto the 11 already detected among the club in recent days, with the health ministry revealing Tuesday that the majority of the new cases failed to self-isolate as instructed due to being contacts of those previously announced....

21. Cyprus prisons stoked about NETFLIX series

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-prisons-stoked-about-netflix-series

Nicosia Central Prisons could be featured on NETFLIX series 'Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons' if a deal goes through, with local authorities hoping to showcase an alternative penitentiary model...

22. Search still on for school prank instigators

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/search-still-on-for-school-prank-instigators

Police are still trying to identify a number of suspects in an animal cruelty case in Paralimni, while at least 20 students reportedly have admitted they played a role in the school prank...

23. Driver dies after crash that went unnoticed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-dies-after-wreck-that-went-unnoticed

A young man from Larnaca district died in hospital on Monday, a day after he was involved in a road accident when his car veered off the road and was not discovered until hours later...

24. Nearly 100 asylum seekers flown out of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nearly-100-asylum-seekers-flown-out-of-cyprus

Fourteen unaccompanied minors have been transferred from the Republic of Cyprus to Finland, while another 84 foreign nationals were flown back to their countries in what the government described as ‘voluntary returns'...

25. Biker dies in crash after family outing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biker-dies-in-crash-after-family-outing

A local biker was killed in an accident in Limassol over the weekend, with police saying human factors played a primary role in the road victim’s fatal fall into a ditch...

26. Expert furious over violators out and about

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-furious-over-violators-out-and-about

A local expert on the government covid task force says the behaviour of some people, who have been instructed to isolate due to suspected coronavirus infection, is 'outrageous and criminal' when they don't answer calls from health officials...

27. Coronavirus cluster grows to 18 persons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-cluster-grows-to-18-persons

Seven new coronavirus cases were detected on Friday, when 3,039 tests were conducted, raising total known cases in the Republic of Cyprus since the virus broke out in March to 1,565....

28. NATO keeps France-Turkey probe under wraps as tempers flare

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nato-keeps-france-turkey-probe-under-wraps-as-tempers-flare

A NATO investigation into a naval standoff between French and Turkish ships in June has been rated too sensitive to discuss in public and does not apportion blame, as Paris and Ankara wage a war of words, diplomats have told Reuters....

29. Public transport islandwide free this coming Sunday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/public-transport-islandwide-free-this-coming-sunday

Public transport islandwide will be free to the public on Sunday in the framework of the European mobility week running from September 16 to 22, the transport ministry said Friday....

30. Tips trickle in on Paralimni school pranksters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tips-trickle-in-on-paralimni-school-pranksters

Police are learning valuable information that could crack wide open a shocking school prank in Paralimni, where animals were killed during a battlefield-style back-to-school display, but investigators say they want a larger pool of witnesses before they can identify perpetrators or even say whether non-students had been involved...

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