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1. Cyprus to resume AZ jabs Friday after EU agency gives nod

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-resume-az-jabs-friday-after-eu-agency-gives-nod

The European Union’s drug regulatory agency said Thursday that the AstraZeneca vaccine is not linked to an overall increase in the risk of blood clots and that the benefits of use outweigh the risks, paving the way for European countries to resume administering the shots....

2. UK variant gaining ground in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-variant-gaining-ground-in-cyprus

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou expressed concern over the spread of the British coronavirus variant in Cyprus, issuing a fresh call to the public to comply with measures in place to contain the pandemic so that "the worst scenario can be averted."...

3. Health Minister consults experts before Friday's measures announcement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-consults-experts-before-friday-s-measures-announcement

The Health Minister consulted the government’s health advisory committee on Thursday for an evaluation of the island’s coronavirus situation before the Cabinet is set to take final decisions on Friday on whether we’ll be moving forwards or backwards....

4. Cyprus keeps Carnival spirit alive amid Covid-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-keeps-carnival-spirit-alive-amid-covid-19

Carnival is usually the highlight of the year for Cyprus, when residents let loose in bizarre and colorful costumes, joyfully dancing and celebrating during the Mediterranean island nation’s biggest annual party scene....

5. Schools the main contributor to recent Covid surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-the-main-contributor-to-recent-covid-surge

The growing number of cases being detected at schools that reopened their doors with the government’s gradual lifting of lockdown measures is causing increasing concern....

6. Peter Piot: Vaccination passports a one-way street

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/peter-piot-vaccination-passports-a-one-way-street

Professor Peter Piot, advisor to the Commission President, speaks to ‘K’...

7. EU leaders seek to inject energy into slow vaccine rollout

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-seek-to-inject-energy-into-slow-vaccine-rollout

European Union leaders are gathering Thursday to try to inject new energy into the bloc’s lagging coronavirus vaccination efforts as concern mounts that new variants might spread faster than authorities can adapt....

8. Property valuations and uncertainty clauses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/property-valuations-and-uncertainty-clauses

Property appraisers in this country have had to deal with unprecedented events in the last seven to eight years that forced them to make use of the so-called 'uncertainty clauses' in their real estate estimates...

9. Defying clampdown, Cyprus activists to protest again over graft

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defying-clampdown-cyprus-activists-to-protest-again-over-graft

Anti-corruption campaigners in Cyprus will protest again on Feb. 20, they said on Tuesday, after a violent clampdown by police at an event on Feb. 13 drew widespread condemnation....

10. Virus-stranded cruise ships tread water off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/virus-stranded-cruise-ships-tread-water-off-cyprus

Half a dozen cruise ships have been stranded for up to nine months off Cyprus, looming large over a fishing village on the holiday island hit by the coronavirus pandemic...

11. FinMin: Cyprus to reduce debt once pandemic normalises

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-reduce-debt-once-pandemic-normalises-finmin-says

Cyprus Minister of Finance Constantinos Petrides told the Cyprus News Agency that the government will begin reducing public debt, increased due to strategic cash reserves, once the pandemic begins to normalise....

12. Thousands of Covid decree violation fines left unpaid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-of-covid-decree-violation-fines-left-unpaid

Thousands of fines issued to the public for violating coronavirus decrees remain unpaid, Kathimerini Cyprus reported Monday....

13. Cyprus takes another bold step mid-pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-takes-another-bold-step-mid-pandemic

The Republic of Cyprus entered on Monday a second phase of relaxing lockdown measures for COVID-19, including the reopening of retail stores, shopping malls, and schools...

14. Asylum seekers at Pournara breach gate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-at-pournara-breach-gate

A group of asylum seekers at Nicosia’s Pournara camp got a brief taste of freedom on Wednesday, after residents breached the front gate during a protest against long-term detention at the migration facility...

15. Rapid tests Cyprus' main weapon amid gradual relaxation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rapid-tests-cyprus-main-weapon-amid-gradual-relaxation

A major weapon in the government’s battle against a renewed flare-up of the virus as lockdown measures are steadily lifted are rapid tests, with employees who are set to return to work next week subject to a €300 fine if they haven’t gotten checked for the virus....

16. Cyprus fires up engines as lockdown eases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fires-up-engines-as-lockdown-eases

The Republic of Cyprus launched on Monday a gradual unlock of a three-week lockdown, citing signs of improvement with fewer hospitalizations and a major ramp up in the state’s rapid testing strategy...

17. Gradual easing of measures starts next week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gradual-easing-of-measures-start-next-week

The President’s Cabinet approved a gradual lift of a partial lockdown starting on Monday, with the health minister saying the decision was designed to avoid making hasty moves...

18. Health Ministry announces two deaths, 109 new cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-announces-two-deaths-109-new-cases

The Health Ministry on Tuesday announced two coronavirus fatalities and 109 new cases, raising the death toll to 190 and total cases detected so far to 30,252....

19. Pournara residents protest harsh camp conditions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pournara-residents-protest-harsh-camp-conditions

Asylum seekers living in the Pournara camp located at the outskirts of Nicosia staged a peaceful protest on Monday against the delays in the processing of their applications, as well as against the severe overcrowding and harsh conditions of life in the camp....

20. Big if as Cyprus set to deliberate on measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/big-if-as-cyprus-set-to-deliberate-on-measures

The Cypriot government is taking stock of recent restrictions against a further rapid spread of COVID-19, with reports pointing to plans being discussed to lift measures next month but also amid concerns over mutation fears and unknowns...

21. Police limit cars in Troodos square

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-limit-cars-in-troodos-square

Police say they will limit the number of vehicles allowed into or near Troodos Square, following reports of health protocol violations, in an effort to slow down the rapid spread of COVID-19...

22. Rampant spread contained but Cyprus still in red zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rampant-spread-contained-but-cyprus-still-in-red-zone

Despite indications that the rampant spread of the virus has been contained, Cyprus remains in the red zone, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said Thursday....

23. COVID-19 is adding new impetus to finance transformation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/covid-19-is-adding-new-impetus-to-finance-transformation

24. Experts mulling methodology of lockdown relaxations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-mulling-methodology-of-lockdown-relaxations

Any relaxations to current restriction measures that are expected at the end of the month should be gradual and targeted, member of the government’s coronavirus advisory committee, Dr Maria Koliou, told the Cyprus News Agency on Tuesday....

25. Reporters to sit in on golden passport hearings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reporters-to-sit-in-on-golden-passport-hearings

A number of reporters will be allowed from now on to attend ongoing probe hearings into alleged corruption in connection with Cyprus’ disgraced Citizenship by Investment Programme, with journalists being asked to commit in advance not to breach data privacy laws...

26. The chaos of the pandemic in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-chaos-of-the-pandemic-in-the-north

The coronavirus pandemic is continuing to affect the north against the backdrop of broad political and economic insecurity, with the recent manoeuvres of the Ersan Saner ‘government’ raising questions as to the ability of the Turkish Cypriot leadership to effectively address the pandemic....

27. Cops warn drivers of slippery road surfaces

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-warn-drivers-of-slippery-road-surfaces

Officers on duty were seen helping a car that was stuck in sleet up in Troodos mountains over the weekend, amid reports of inclement weather and warnings over slippery conditions due to ice...

28. Troodos blanketed with snow amid total lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/troodos-blanketed-with-snow-amid-total-lockdown

The Troodos mountains were blanketed with snow for the first time this winter season on Thursday, though the total lockdown that will span until the end of month means recreational visits to higher altitudes will have to wait....

29. Officials weigh in on Pournara brawl

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-weigh-in-on-pournara-brawl

Eight tenants at Pournara migration facility were placed under arrest on Tuesday, following a violent brawl on camp grounds that erupted between two groups under circumstances still unclear...

30. Ledra substation up and running in old Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ledra-substation-up-and-running-in-old-nicosia

A police substation is back up and running 24 hours a day in downtown Nicosia, with officials hoping not only to promote a sense of security in the old city but also carry out inspections to ensure compliance with the latest emergency health laws...

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