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05 August, 2020
 

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1. Opinions differ on cause of recent spike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/opinions-differ-on-cause-of-recent-spike

The Cypriot health minister says complacency is to blame in the recent spike of coronavirus cases locally, but a health expert on the government’s task force is pointing the finger at the opening of airports last month...

2. Athens and Ankara can settle differences via diplomacy, says Turkey’s presidential spokesman

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-and-ankara-can-settle-differences-via-diplomacy-says-turkey-s-presidential-spokesman

Greece and Turkey can resolve their differences “within the framework of mutual respect,” Turkey’s presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin has said, however stressing that Ankara will not compromise on its interests in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean....

3. EU summit breaks up after all-night talks, to resume later

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-summit-breaks-up-after-all-night-talks-to-resume-later

A marathon European Union summit has broken up temporarily in the fourth day of acrimonious haggling over an unprecedented 1.85 trillion-euro ($2.1 trillion) EU budget and coronavirus recovery fund to tackle the crisis. The weary leaders were scheduled to resume the meeting Monday afternoon....

4. 74% of Cypriots want higher EU budget to tackle pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/74-of-cypriots-want-higher-eu-budget-to-tackle-pandemic

Three in four Cypriots believe the EU needs additional economic means in order to deal with the repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic, a study conducted by the European Parliament during the second half of June showed....

5. Excellent relations with Russia, China will not be disrupted, Cyprus President says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/excellent-relations-with-russia-china-will-not-be-disrupted-cyprus-president-says

The excellent relations Cyprus has with Russia and China will not be disrupted, President Nicos Anastasiades said on Thursday, commenting on a US decision to include Cyprus in its military education and training program....

6. Health Minister issues call to Cyprus public to remain vigilant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-issues-call-to-cyprus-public-to-remain-vigilant

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou called on the Cyprus public to stay vigilant and to continue taking personal protection measures as coronavirus is still among us, warning that we will remain unprotected until a vaccine is found....

7. Anastasiades: Patriotic realism dictates solution through diplomacy, not weapons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-patriotic-realism-dictates-solution-through-diplomacy-not-weapons

Instead of a catastrophic scenario, we opt for diplomacy, the weapons of international law and Cyprus’ status as an EU member state. This is what is dictated by patriotic realism and rationalism, and not a rhetoric of empty slogans. The coming days are crucial as regards initiatives taken by the EU and the US in view of preventing a potential crisis through targeted measures towards Turkey....

8. Two arrested in home invasion robbery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-arrested-in-home-invasion-robbery

Two men are in police custody in connection with a home invasion robbery in Limassol that left a jewelry store owner critically injured...

9. Berlin ready to support Cyprus solution process

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/berlin-ready-to-support-cyprus-solution-process

Berlin intends to be supportive if asked to do so by all parties involved in Cyprus settlement efforts, the Ambassador of Germany to Cyprus, Franz Josef Kremp, told the Cyprus News Agency....

10. EU top official and Cyprus defence minister fly over Cyprus' EEZ by helicopter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-top-official-and-cyprus-defence-minister-fly-over-cyprus-eez-by-helicopter

The EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell joined the Cyprus defence minister Savvas Angelides on a helicopter ride over the Republic’s exclusive economic zone to observe the sea areas that are increasingly emerging as zones of contention....

11. Expert calls for tests on all arriving passengers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-calls-for-tests-on-all-passengers

A local expert on the government’s public health task force says she is worried over coronavirus cases among arriving passengers who are not being detected as they land in the Republic of Cyprus...

12. North uneasy as coronavirus cases spiral in Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-uneasy-as-coronavirus-cases-spiral-in-turkey

After easing restriction measures on June 1, Turkey appears to be once again faced with the nightmare of soaring numbers of new coronavirus cases....

13. Pournara camp lockdown measures to be scrapped Monday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pournara-camp-lockdown-measures-to-be-scrapped-monday

The Interior Ministry announced Friday that lockdown measures at the Pournara camp for refugees and asylum seekers will be scrapped on Monday....

14. First steps taken for the reopening of checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-steps-taken-for-the-reopening-of-checkpoints

Substantial steps were taken on Thursday by the leaders of the island’s divided communities toward the reopening of crossing points, with the two agreeing that as a first step, certain groups of people will be allowed to cross through checkpoints as of June 8....

15. Second phase of relaxation of measures kicks off on Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-phase-of-relaxation-of-measures-kicks-off-at-midnight

Cyprus will be making an important step toward resuming daily life as normal on Thursday, when the second phase of the gradual lifting of restriction measures is set to kick off....

16. Change of plans in return of students to schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/change-of-plans-in-return-of-students-to-schools

With less than a week left until schools fully resume operation on May 21 as part of the second phase of the relaxation of restriction measures, Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou announced Friday that not all students will be returning to classrooms, as per the initial plan....

17. Cabinet in tight spot talks measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-in-tight-spot-talks-measures

The President’s Cabinet is discussing the ease of measures ahead of a meeting later this week with health experts, amid reports there could be second thoughts among scientists...

18. Schools in the north sit out rest of the year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-in-the-north-sit-year-out

Officials in the north say schools will remain closed through the end of the academic year, as debate in the south rages on over the government’s decision to gradually open public schools...

19. Tensions mount over plans for high-rises on iconic Nicosia street

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tensions-mount-over-plans-for-high-rises-on-iconic-nicosia-street

After tensions mounted in recent days over plans for the construction of a high-rise building complex on the iconic Gladstone Street in central Nicosia which hosts historic and traditional listed buildings, the developers of the planned construction fired back on Monday, claiming the plans are in line with the town planning regulations of the Nicosia Master Plan....

20. President and Education Minister brush off mounting concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-and-education-minister-brush-off-mounting-concerns

As concern mounts over the Cyprus government’s decision to send children back to school on May 21, Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou issued a press conference Friday morning to clarify how the return of students to classrooms will play out....

21. President slams 5G 'fake news'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-slams-5g-fake-news

President Nicos Anastasiades stepped in on Wednesday in attempt to effectively put an end to the “fake news” stirring up “unfounded” concerns among the public over the coronavirus crisis being taken advantage of for the quiet installation of 5G network infrastructure....

22. Health expert estimates Cyprus may be free of virus by early May

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-expert-estimates-cyprus-may-be-free-of-virus-by-early-may

Health expert Leondios Kostrikis estimated on Friday that judging by the progression of the island’s coronavirus curve, we should be free of the virus by early May, though the timeframe depends on the effectiveness of the measures taken, the public’s response, and the elimination of imported cases....

23. President: Lockdown measures extended until end of April

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-measures-extended-until-end-of-april

Lockdown and other measures in place to contain the coronavirus outbreak will be extended until April 30, with no exceptions to be made during the Orthodox Easter period, President Nicos Anastasiades said in his televised national address on Wednesday night....

24. Cyprus on right path as cases drop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/confirmed-cases-still-going-down

Confirmed cases of the coronavirus have been steadily dropping over the past few days in the Republic of Cyprus, with health experts praising the government for relying on science in the battle against the pandemic...

25. China's ambassador responds to US criticism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-s-ambassador-responds-to-us-criticism

The Chinese ambassador in Nicosia is firing back at US and media criticism over his country’s response to the coronavirus outbreak, adding that he believes Cyprus will win the battle against the coronavirus...

26. Help from China on the way

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/help-from-china-on-the-way

The Chinese ambassador in Nicosia says Cyprus has recently taken “powerful and appropriate” measures in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, adding that help from China is on the way...

27. Clocks move forward this weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clocks-move-forward-this-weekend

Daylight Saving Time went into effect on Sunday in Cyprus as public opinion around the world still remains divided on whether there is value in switching back and forth...

28. Hospitals the Achilles heel of the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hospitals-the-achilles-heel-of-the-pandemic

The suspension of patient admissions at all four state General Hospitals was one of the initial fears that was expressed by the state health services organization (SHSO), which oversees the island’s public hospitals that have borne the brunt of the coronavirus outbreak....

29. Travelers speak of horror under quarantine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/travelers-speak-of-horror-under-quarantine

Dozens of travelers who arrived in Cyprus without a required health certificate for the coronavirus say they were hurried to the mountains in the dead of night and treated like “criminals” and “lepers"...

30. Four more people test positive for corornavirus in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-more-people-test-positive-for-corornavirus-in-cyprus

Four new cases of coronavirus were confirmed on Wednesday, raising the figure to seven across the divide....

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