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1. Global coronavirus cases top 10 million; deaths surge past 500,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-coronavirus-cases-top-10-million-deaths-surge-past-500-000

The world surpassed two sobering coronavirus milestones Sunday -- 500,000 confirmed deaths, 10 million confirmed cases -- and hit another high mark for daily new infections as governments that attempted reopenings continued to backtrack and warn that worse news could be yet to come....

2. Safety measures at Ayia Napa beaches up to par

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/safety-measures-at-ayia-napa-beaches-up-to-par

Ayia Napa mayor Christos Zannettou joined the Cyprus deputy tourism minister Savvas Perdios on his tour around the area’s beaches on Thursday to check whether health measures to protect beachgoers from coronavirus are being followed....

3. Cabinet reshuffle: Anastasiades' new cabinet announced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-reshuffle-anastasiades-new-cabinet-announced

Government Spokesperson Kyriakos Koushios announced Cyprus’ new Cabinet on Wednesday, after the appointment of the current Ministers of Justice and Defence as Attorney-General and Deputy Attorney-General on Tuesday paved the way for a cabinet reshuffle....

4. KISA weighs in on downtown clashes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kisa-weighs-in-on-downtown-clashes

An NGO director in Cyprus is challenging the notion that foreign rival gangs have desolated the historic centre of the capital, saying bad practices by some local employment agencies are often behind many disputes including a fatal incident last Sunday...

5. Young boy dies after beach accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boy-extremely-critical-after-beach-accident

A young boy died Monday night, hours after he was pulled out of the water and rushed to the Emergency Room following an incident at a Limassol beach on Monday, with reports saying the person who spotted the child was none other than the Nicosia mayor...

6. Deputy mayor draws back racist declaration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deputy-mayor-draws-back-racist-declaration

Limassol’s deputy mayor Nikos Sykas has issued a statement following widespread criticism over a post on Facebook when he self-identified as a racist...

7. Athens to undergo radical facelift

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-to-undergo-radical-facelift

After the ambitious vision of creating a large traffic-free zone in Athens more or less fizzled out at the end of the previous decade, the Athens Municipal Council breathed new life into the project on Monday after approving a proposal for an extended pedestrian network and a drastic reduction of cars in the city center....

8. Minister keeps bus drivers on their toes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-keeps-bus-drivers-on-their-toes

Transport Minister Yiannis karousos made an unannounced visit to a bus transit location on Friday to experience firsthand the implementation of public health guidelines...

9. Churchgoers of illegal service fiasco to face court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chuchgoers-of-illegal-service-fiasco-to-face-court

By Friday morning, police had managed to track down 14 of the churchgoers who had taken part in an illegal service at Ayios Georgios Spileon Monastery in Limassol’s Erimi village on Thursday, which soon turned into a fiasco as participants had locked themselves in rooms upon the sight of the police while some managed to escape....

10. Lockdown weighs heavily on Orthodox Christians during Easter

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

11. Police seize scrap wood for Easter bonfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-seize-scrap-wood-for-easter-bonfires

Local crews in Nicosia’s Strovolos municipality have been busy removing scrap wood stashed away in abandoned buildings in an effort to crack down on illegal lambradjia bonfires on upcoming Holy Saturday...

12. Paphos mayor: Government should regulate 'black market pricing' of COVID-19 tests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-mayor-government-should-end-black-market-pricing-of-covid-19-tests

Condemning the fact that some are taking advantage of the health crisis and making extraordinary profits, Paphos Mayor Phedonas Phedonos demanded on Friday that the government moves to set the price of coronavirus lab tests through a decree....

13. Limassol to launch targeted testing, Paphos results come in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-to-launch-targeted-testing-paphos-results-come-in

Efforts are underway to launch targeted testing in Limassol after the group of experts consulting the Health Ministry said there was a need to get a clearer picture of the situation there, as officially Limassol currently hosts the least numbers of confirmed cases....

14. Covid-19 death toll in Greece rises to 81

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-covid-19-death-toll-in-greece-rises-to-81

Greece’s coronavirus toll has risen to 81 with the death of a 42-year-old man in the northern port city of Thessaloniki and of an 84-year-old woman in Athens....

15. Larnaca and Paphos to launch targeted sampling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-and-paphos-to-launch-targeted-sampling

The government is planning to draw up a plan for targeted coronavirus sampling among the residents of Larnaca and Paphos, which host the highest numbers of confirmed cases, the Health Minister announced on Thursday. ...

16. British Bases 'hand in hand' with Republic of Cyprus in Covid-19 battle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-bases-hand-in-hand-with-republic-of-cyprus-in-covid-19-battle

The British Bases in Cyprus go hand in hand with the Republic of Cyprus in the fight against the spread of COVID-19, SBA Administrator, Major General Rob Thomson, said on Thursday, noting that the Bases have been implementing the exact same measures as the ones adopted by the Republic of Cyprus....

17. Pressure mounts to increase measures

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A crucial meeting at the Presidential Palace on Monday is expected to discuss whether tighter measures are needed in the fight of the coronavirus pandemic, following reports over the weekend that people were defying public health advice...

18. Officials cave in after airport tension

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-cave-in-after-airport-tension

Government officials got a taste of their own medicine on Monday after students who flew in without complying with the latest coronavirus guidelines were granted an exception after hours of tension at the airports and inside the plane...

19. The north in turmoil after first coronavirus case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-north-in-turmoil-after-first-coronavirus-case

The north was hurled into turmoil on Tuesday after confirming its first coronavirus case, with authorities in the north moving to place hotels in lockdown, health services placing tens of persons in isolation, and the ‘government’ shutting primary and secondary schools until March 16, with universities in the north being the next possible target of intervention....

20. No spectators at Tokyo 2020 Games torch lighting ceremony

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-spectators-at-tokyo-2020-games-torch-lighting-ceremony

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics torch lighting ceremony in ancient Olympia will be the first in more 35 years to be held without spectators after organizers on Monday introduced tighter measures to protect against the coronavirus....

21. Guards use tear gas to disperse hundreds of migrants at Greek-Turkish border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guards-use-tear-gas-to-disperse-hundreds-of-migrants-at-greek-turkish-border

Guards on Greece’s northeastern land border with Turkey made “deterrent use” of tear gas to disperse some 500 refugees and migrants trying to enter the country and the European Union after Ankara loosened controls on migrant flows....

22. Greek islanders strike over new migrant camps, government says no alternative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-islanders-strike-over-new-migrant-camps-government-says-no-alternative

Greek island residents went on strike for a second day on Thursday, stepping up protests against government plans for new migrant camps on five islands after violent clashes with police....

23. Greek Government to proceed with new island camps, despite reactions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-government-to-proceed-with-new-island-camps-despite-reactions

The Greek government is determined to move ahead with its plan to build new holding facilities for migrants and refugees as part of a plan to accelerate asylum procedures and deportations on the five islands hosting camps, its spokesman said on Tuesday, amid reactions to the scheme from island residents....

24. 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...

25. Israeli investment announced for Larnaca port

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-investment-announced-for-larnaca-port

Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos hinted at a deal with Israeli investors, saying they are ready to throw 1 billion at Larnaca’s port project...

26. Book Your Wedding Day celebrates 10K milestone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/book-your-wedding-day-celebrates-10k-milestone

Global pioneering wedding tourism platform BookYourWeddingDay.com reached a significant milestone on Sunday, February 2nd2020, having received its 10,000thwedding booking since its launch!...

27. More flamingos in near-death condition, Animal Party says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-flamingos-in-near-death-condition-animal-party-says

The Animal Party called on Interior Minister Nicos Nouris to take action for the protection of the Larnaca Salt Lake flamingos which continue to be at risk, expressing strong concern over a statement made by the Director of the Game and Fauna service who seems to have said “so what if some out of so many thousands die?”...

28. Flamingo deaths raise alarm in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flamingo-deaths-raise-alarm-in-cyprus

Over a dozen flamingos were found dead at Aliki salt lake in Larnaca, with officials playing down the incident while members of the Green party are calling for an investigation...

29. DP World Limassol agrees to revise policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dp-world-limassol-agrees-to-revise-policy

Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos has been promised a change of policy at DP World Limassol, with the company saying it would service more than two cruise ships in a given day following complaints...

30. New Ayia Napa mayor to fight for autonomy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-ayia-napa-mayor-to-fight-for-autonomy

Newly-elected Ayia Napa mayor says he will stay the course in the fight to keep the resort town autonomous, while pushing for reform...

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