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29 February, 2020
 

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1. Greece reports fourth COVID-19 case, Eurozone says 'ready to act'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-reports-fourth-covid-19-case-eurozone-says-ready-to-act

As health authorities confirmed the fourth case of coronavirus in Greece on Friday, the Greek government pressed forward with its drive to contain its spread. ...

2. 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....

3. Shutting checkpoints not part of the deal, Akinci says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shutting-checkpoints-not-part-of-the-deal-akinci-says

Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci said that unilateral actions by either community for coronavirus protection, such as the closing of checkpoints, had not been agreed upon by the two leaders during the Bicommunal Technical Committee on Health meeting they co-chaired earlier in February, but stressed there is no need for panic....

4. Greek border crackdown amid concerns over Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-border-crackdown-amid-concerns-over-turkey

Greek government sources on Friday stressed that authorities are boosting security at the country’s border following reports that Turkey will no longer stop Syrian refugees from traveling to Europe....

5. Finland to accept 175 asylum seekers from Mediterranean 'hotspots'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finland-to-accept-175-asylum-seekers-from-cyprus-and-other-mediterranean-countries

The government of Finland announced on Thursday that it will be accepting up to 175 asylum seekers from Cyprus, Greece, Malta and Italy, in a bid to facilitate their humanitarian situation in EU member states in the Mediterranean....

6. Two die after hospital fire in north Nicosia, President Anastasiades offers help

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/one-dead-after-hospital-fire-in-north-nicosia

A fire broke out at a hospital in north Nicosia, with reports pointing to at least two deaths after officials ordered the evacuation of an entire unit with heart patients...

7. Results pending for case with mild symptoms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/results-pending-for-case-with-mild-symptoms

A local person, who asked to be tested for the coronavirus after a trip to northern Italy, remains in hospital with mild symptoms waiting for results, while another couple has been released...

8. EU bans two Turks over drilling off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-bans-two-turks-over-drilling-off-cyprus

The European Union has imposed sanctions on two Turkish nationals in connection with their company’s drilling activities off Cyprus...

9. Greece reports two new coronavirus cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-reports-two-new-coronavirus-cases

Greece reported two new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to three, and said it would suspend all carnival celebrations in the country....

10. 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...

11. 14 EU countries demand Syria govt, Russia return to 2018 ceasefire deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/14-eu-countries-demand-syria-govt-russia-return-to-2018-ceasefire-deal

Foreign ministers from 14 European countries, including France and Germany, demanded on Wednesday that Syrian government forces and their Russian backers end their offensive in Idlib province and return to the terms of a 2018 ceasefire deal....

12. Mitsotakis: Turkey-Libya deal a ‘threat’ to states in the region

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-turkey-libya-deal-a-‘threat-to-states-in-the-region

The agreement on maritime boundaries in the Mediterranean Sea signed between Turkey and Libya’s Tripoli-based government is in violation of international law and poses a threat to other states in the region, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has said....

13. Greece confirms first coronavirus case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-confirms-first-coronavirus-case

Greece reported its first coronavirus case on Wednesday in the northern port city of Thessaloniki....

14. Cypriot ministers touch base on virus threat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-ministers-touch-base-on-virus-threat

The health minister says the Republic of Cyprus is prepared in case the coronavirus outbreak reaches pandemic levels, saying discussions on additional measures continues...

15. 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....

16.  Driver arrested in Germany after car drives into carnival crowds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-arrested-in-germany-after-car-drives-into-carnival-crowds

Ten people have been injured after a car ploughed into a carnival parade in the western German town of Volkmarsen, police said...

17. Woman in the north tests negative for coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-in-the-north-tests-negative-for-coronavirus

Samples taken from a suspected coronavirus carrier in the north were sent to Turkey for examination, as per the request of the World Health Organization, Turkish Cypriot ‘Health Minister’ Ali Pilli said on Monday. The results came back negative, Turkish Cypriot media reported....

18. Christodoulides talks Turkish activity in EEZ, Varosha with UNSG

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-talks-turkish-activity-in-eez-varosha-with-unsg

Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides met with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in Geneva on Monday....

19. Fourth Italian dies from coronavirus in worst flare-up outside Asia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fourth-italian-dies-from-coronavirus-in-worst-flare-up-outside-asia

A fourth person infected with the coronavirus has died in Italy, officials said on Monday as the government struggled to contain an outbreak of the illness and financial markets slid on fears over the economic impact....

20. Six coronavirus cases discovered in north Italy, hundreds to be tested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/six-coronavirus-cases-discovered-in-north-italy-hundreds-to-be-tested

Six people have tested positive in Italy for coronavirus, the northern Lombardy region said on Friday, in the first known cases of local transmission of the potentially deadly illness in the country....

21. Pressed in Syria, Turkey ups the ante in the East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pressed-in-syria-turkey-ups-the-ante-in-the-east-med

22. One in four in Cyprus at risk of poverty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/one-in-four-in-cyprus-at-risk-of-poverty

Some 200,000 persons (23.9 per cent of the Cyprus population), or one in four, are at risk of poverty, participants of a two-day discussion in Nicosia organized by Cyprus and EU-wide anti-poverty networks heard....

23. Summit standoff as EU leaders grapple with Brexit-sized hole in budget

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/summit-standoff-as-eu-leaders-grapple-with-brexit-sized-hole-in-budget

EU leaders made no headway on Thursday in fractious talks on a joint 2021-27 budget that was left with a 75 billion-euro (62.9 billion pounds) hole after Britain’s departure at a time when they face costly new challenges from climate change to migration....

24. New Life in Cyprus of Russian Businessman after unfair seizure of Promsvyazbank

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/new-life-in-cyprus-of-russian-businessman-after-unfair-seizure-of-promsvyazbank

In 2017 Dmitry Ananiev was at the peak of his success. He and his brother Alexei owned a bank, an IT firm and an office complex overlooking the Moscow River. ...

25. Akinci brushes off Varosha talk as election gimmick, Anastasiades calls for bicommunal committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akinci-brushes-off-varosha-talk-as-election-gimmick

Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci has suggested that Varosha, a southern suburb of Famagusta that has been fenced off and abandoned since Turkey invaded northern Cyprus, is being used as an election gimmick, adding that he supports UN-backed efforts to reopen the ghost town....

26. Military clash with Syria is imminent, Erdogan says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-military-clash-with-syria-is-imminent-erdogan-says

Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday a Turkish military operation to push back a Syrian government offensive against rebel strongholds in northwest Syria was now “a matter of time” after talks with Russia failed to halt the assault....

27. Greece, US hold live-fire drill after major base deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-us-hold-live-fire-drill-after-major-base-deal

At the foot of Mount Olympus, army aviation forces from Greece and the United States are taking part in a live-fire exercise with attack helicopters, marking deepening defense ties between the two countries....

28. Turkish Cypriot ambulance rushes to Nicosia General

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-ambulance-rushes-to-nicosia-general

A Turkish Cypriot ambulance received police escort in the south on Wednesday, as it was transporting a patient in a medical emergency...

29. Residents up in arms over 'virus camp'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/residents-up-in-arms-over-virus-camp

Local residents in rural Nicosia are reacting to government plans aimed at establishing a quarantine facility in their area to treat potential confirmed coronavirus cases in Cyprus...

30. French Defence Minister expresses solidarity with Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-defence-minister-expresses-solidarity-with-cyprus

The French Defence Minister, Florence Parly, who met on Tuesday with President Nicos Anastasiades and her Cyprus counterpart Savvas Angelides, expressed France’s solidarity with Cyprus, which she said is under intense pressure when seen from an international perspective....

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