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1. Paphos hoteliers face mixed bag of occupancy rates in June

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-hoteliers-face-mixed-bag-of-occupancy-rates-in-june

The hotel industry in Paphos province experienced a varied start to June, gradually improving as the month progressed, according to Euripides Loizides, President of the Paphos Hoteliers Association....

2. Cyprus leads Europe in prison overcrowding

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-europe-in-prison-overcrowding

Cyprus leads Europe in prison overcrowding and the percentage of female inmates, according to the Council of Europe’s Annual Penal Statistics on Prison Populations (SPACE I) for 2023, released Thursday....

3. Prison phone disabling system faces legal hurdles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prison-phone-disabling-system-faces-legal-hurdles

The Justice Ministry is moving forward with plans to install a new system to disable mobile phones in Central Prisons, despite the ongoing legal proceedings surrounding the issue, according to Minister Marios Hartsiotis....

4. Minister vows to solve prison overcrowding by 2026

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-vows-to-solve-prison-overcrowding-by-2026

Justice and Public Order Minister Marios Hartsiotis said on Friday he expects a significant reduction in prison overcrowding after the construction of the new Central Prison building, to be completed in 2026 according to schedule....

5. Surge in custody escapes sparks government response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surge-in-custody-escapes-sparks-government-response

Once again, the spotlight shines on the issue of escapes from police custody, ignited by the daring getaway of a 17-year-old from the Kokkinotrimithia......

6. Christodoulides' strong message: Ignore sirens, focus on governance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-strong-message-ignore-sirens-focus-on-governance

The swearing-in and assumption of duties of the new ministers and officials of the government took place today (10/01), at the Presidential Palace....

7. GHS welcomes Ygia Polyclinic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ghs-welcomes-ygia-polyclinic

On Monday, September 25, 2023, the "" Polyclinic officially became part of the General Health System, offering inpatient care and a First Aid Department...

8. Overcrowding woes continue at Athalassa Hospital as mental health patients pay the price

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/overcrowding-woes-continue-at-athalassa-hospital-as-mental-health-patients-pay-the-price

In an urgent plea, PASYKI has called for immediate intervention to resolve the dire overcrowding issue at Athalassa Hospital, terming it a ''hostage situation'' for mentally ill patients....

9.  Acropolis sets limits on visitors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/acropolis-sets-limits-on-visitors

Starting next month, the Greek government will implement new measures at the Acropolis of Athens, Greece's most famous archaeological site. ...

10. Patients endure extended waits for beds amidst shortage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/patients-endure-extended-waits-for-beds-amidst-shortage

An elderly patient who suffered a stroke had to endure a grueling wait for a hospital bed at Pafos General Hospital's Intensive Care Unit (ICU) on Saturday, 22nd July....

11. Minor hospitalized in adult psychiatric ward due to bed shortage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minor-hospitalized-in-adult-psychiatric-ward-due-to-bed-shortage

The PASYDY Mental Health Nursing Staff Branch has expressed their deep concern about the hospitalization of a minor at the Athalassa Hospital, due to a lack of beds in the Children and Adolescent Inpatient Department, which could lead to overcrowding of all mental health structures....

12. US report: Harsh conditions in Cyprus prisons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-report-harsh-conditions-in-cyprus-prisons

The US State Department's Human Rights in Cyprus 2022 report highlights significant human rights issues in Cyprus. The report states that there were credible reports of harsh conditions in prisons and detention centers, particularly for asylum seekers....

13. The issues affecting young people in rural areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-issues-affecting-young-people-in-rural-areas

The public debate with young people living in rural areas is quite constructive because dialogue brings to light several issues that local authorities may be unaware of....

14. Health Minister says flu cases under control

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-says-flu-cases-under-control

On the "Diaspora News" program of "Spor FM 95.0," Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantelas discussed the flu cases in Cyprus. According to the ministry's official data, six flu-related deaths have been reported since December 1, of which four involved elderly residents of nursing homes....

15. Amsterdam launches 'Stay Away' campaign to discourage types of tourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/amsterdam-launches-stay-away-campaign-to-discourage-types-of-tourism

Authorities in the Netherlands have decided to introduce in Amsterdam a new campaign called “Stay Away”, in order to discourage specific kinds of tourism....

16. Police detain one person after Pournara incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-detain-one-person-after-pournara-incident

An asylum seeker in Cyprus was arrested over the weekend following an incident at Pournara migrant camp on Friday, when police made use of tear gas as people fled the overcrowded facility, with the interior minister vowing to expel anyone involved in clashes that also led to two tents catching fire...

17. Amsterdam airport calls on airlines to cut flights amid chaotic crowds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/amsterdam-airport-calls-on-airlines-to-cut-flights-amid-chaotic-crowds

Staff shortages exacerbated by a strike have caused huge delays at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport during the holiday season. The airport has now asked airlines to reduce the number of passengers by cutting flights....

18. Cyprus doubles down on immigration policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-doubles-down-on-immigration-policy

The government in the Republic of Cyprus has renewed its response to migration flows to the island, tasking authorities and lawmakers with tightening measures in a number of areas...

19. Relaxation of measures to begin next week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/relaxation-of-measures-to-begin-next-week

New covid measures have been announced today following the meeting of the Minister of Health and the Scientific Advisory Committee this morning. ...

20. MEPs call on EU countries to respect animal welfare during transport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meps-call-on-eu-countries-to-respect-animal-welfare-during-transport

After 18 months of fact-finding, MEPs call on EU countries to respect animal welfare during transport and to transition to transporting meat and not live animals....

21. 'The pandemic concerns everyone', said Health Minister as new measures announced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-pandemic-concerns-everyone-said-health-minister-as-new-measures-announced

"The pandemic concerns everyone and with more than three thousand cases per day in our small population, it means COVID is threatening each and every one of us", said Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela announcing the new measures decided upon in an extraordinary session of the cabinet on Wednesday evening....

22. Nouris: 'No magic solution' to the migration crisis in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-no-magic-solution-to-the-migration-crisis-in-cyprus

Cyprus Minister of the Interior, Nicos Nouris, has said that there are no magic solutions or recipes to address the issue of migration and that “we have no other choice than to increase surveillance at the Green Line, using any means required”,...

23. Cyprus enlists army to move asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-enlists-army-to-move-asylum-seekers

An army convoy in Cyprus transported hundreds of asylum seekers from Pournara camp to a deportation facility this week, with the government saying the transfer took place amid fears of coronavirus spread in the overcrowded facility...

24. Troubling details emerge in stabbing death in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/troubling-details-in-stabbing-death-in-nicosia

Troubling details in the death of an asylum seeker, who was stabbed by a fellow compatriot outside their residential building, point to arguments over food, ambulance delays, and unspeakable living conditions among asylum seekers...

25. House committee condemns sidelining of prison warden

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-committee-condemns-sidelining-of-prison-warden

There was an odd twist during a House committee hearing on Tuesday, after it emerged that the prison warden had been told to sit out a crucial part regarding ankle bracelet legislation, with members crying foul over the arrangement...

26. School safety issues after unclear incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/school-safety-raised-after-unclear-incident

A physical altercation at a middle school in Larnaca was behind an impromptu demonstration on Thursday, a day after a teenager went to the school following an argument between his younger brother and others including a teacher...

27. Cyprus turns refugee boat back to Lebanon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-turns-refugee-boat-back-to-lebanon

Dozens of refugees who were on board a vessel spotted off Cyprus on Sunday returned to their point of departure in Lebanon, contradicting earlier reports that the boat had been escorted to Cape Greco...

28. Syrian refugees reach Cyprus by boat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-reach-cyprus-by-boat

Dozens of newly arrived refugees from Syria in a wooden boat made it to Cyprus, just days after Lebanese police said they blocked over 50 undocumented Syrians from attempting to each the island...

29. Greengrocers declare ‘May Day’ in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greengrocers-declare-‘may-day-in-cyprus

Fruit and vegetable stores in the Republic of Cyprus stunned the public for being prepared to violate a government decree on labor day this Holy Saturday, but a bigger surprise came from supermarkets that plan to stay closed...

30. Damning State Dep. report highlights Cyprus human rights issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/damning-state-dep-report-highlights-cyprus-human-rights-issues

A US State Department country report on human rights practices in 2020 proved damning for Cyprus which was found to have had significant human rights issues last year....

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