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1. Beirut calls off search and rescue

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The Cypriot rescue mission in Beirut was on its way back to the island after Lebanon shifted its search and rescue focus to recovery, while world leaders including Anastasiades pledged aid amid violent protests over the weekend. ...

2. Airport video shows no social distancing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/airport-video-shows-no-social-distancing

Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos has reacted to viral photos that showed passengers crowding each other at the Larnaca airport terminal, arguing that face masks are the next best thing where social distancing is not an effective measure...

3. Homes evacuated in Paphos forest fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/homes-evacuated-in-paphos-forest-fire

Fire fighters have been battling forest fires in Paphos district on Monday afternoon, where some evacuations were ordered out of fear of changes in wind direction...

4. Dolphins spotted off Mackenzie beach

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Dolphins took to Mackenzie beach in Larnaca for a swim early on Friday morning....

5. Man rescued after falling in septic tank

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Fire fighters mounted a rescue operation on Tuesday to pull a man out of a septic tank filled with liquid waste...

6. Demonstration outside refugee camp sparks Government reaction

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A demonstration staged outside the Pournara camp in Kokkinotrimithia on Sunday calling for an end to the arbitrary detention of hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers stirred reaction from the Government on Tuesday, with an Interior Ministry announcement claiming it won’t be allowing any further ghettoization of the island....

7. Migrant camp declared ‘local infected area’

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Human rights advocates in the Republic of Cyprus are crying foul over the government's handling of asylum seekers at Pournara camp, after the health ministry declared the migrant centre a “local infected area” citing public health laws due to an infestation...

8. Officials cave in after airport tension

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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...

9. President: Partial lockdown of airports, schools to remain closed until April 10

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-partial-lockdown-of-airports-schools-to-remain-closed-until-april-10

President Nicos Anastasiades addressed the nation on Friday night after the week saw cumulative confirmations of coronavirus cases across the divide....

10. Police hold the line at Ledra checkpoint

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Greek Cypriot police at Nicosia's Ledra crossing thwarted a barricade breach by Turkish Cypriot protesters on Saturday, as demonstrations against the checkpoint shutdown continued on both sides of the divided island...

11. Eight Turkish Cypriots rushed to hospital after Ledra checkpoint protest

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Protesters gathered on both sides of the Ledra Street divide on Saturday to demonstrate against the closure of four checkpoints by the government of the Republic of Cyprus, a move it said was part of a bundle of coronavirus protection measures but which has been criticized as a measure veiling ulterior political motives....

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

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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...

13. Orca sighting caught on video

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A video posted online by Lebanese fishermen shows a killer whale in waters between Cyprus and Lebanon, in what is considered a rare sighting in the Mediterranean...

14. Cypriot president joins leaders in Jerusalem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-joins-leaders-in-jerusalem

World leaders and royalty from around the world gathered in Israel on Wednesday to attend a Holocaust forum in Jerusalem, marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp...

15. Heavy rains slam all of Cyprus

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Local authorities all over the island were busy Wednesday dealing with the aftermath of heavy rains, while road closures were caused by heavy runoff both north and south...

16. Cyprus under flood watch and wind advisory

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A yellow warning has been issued for Cyprus due to very strong winds expected to make landfall on Monday, with chances of showers and thunderstorms throughout Sunday night expected to intensify over the next 24-hour period...

17. Relentless rain takes toll on roads

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Police are warning motorists to be extra cautious due to snow accumulation and sleet on mountain roads around Troodos, while rockslides and rain water accumulation have been reported elsewhere...

18. First snowflakes fall on Troodos

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The first snowflakes of the winter season were seen falling on the Troodos mountains on Monday morning, with weather officials expecting snow to continue...

19. Activists step in to rescue trapped birds

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A video showing the rescue of illegally trapped songbirds in Cyprus has been posted on Facebook by a group of activists, in an effort to raise awareness amongst the general public...

20. Epic rains wreak havoc in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/epic-rains-wreak-havoc-in-cyprus

There were power cuts and traffic jams almost all over the island on Sunday as heavy rain and storms caused flooding and damaged crops in a very short time...

21. Overnight explosions rock Kyrenia

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An entire village east of Kyrenia had to be evacuated following an overnight explosion in the north, with minor injuries reported but no fatalities...

22. Filipino TV airs Cypriot 'Serial Killer' episode

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/filipino-tv-airs-cypriot-serial-killer-episode

A drama series in the Philippines is airing an episode that tells the harrowing tale of overseas Filipino workers based on the serial killer case in Cyprus...

23. Cypriot woman found dead in Brisbane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-woman-found-dead-in-brisbane

Reports say Australian authorities have not ruled out that a Cypriot woman found dead at a busy park was possibly the victim of a brutal rape and murder...

24. Cypriot fisherman saves turtle in trouble

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A video showing a local man in Cyprus removing a plastic ring from a turtle’s neck is making the rounds on the internet...

25. Fire destroys candle factory in Nicosia

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A fire that broke out Friday morning has completely destroyed a candle-making factory in Alambra, Nicosia district...

26. Groups condemn Academy Park fire

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Environmental activists are calling for local authorities to take action following a fire earlier this week that destroyed a part of a playground at a popular Nicosia park...

27. Late night explosion shocks Cyprus

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A very loud explosion was heard Sunday night in the north, just after midnight, with authorities scrambling to deal with an ensuing fire and speculation running rampant on social media...

28. Fishermen catch and release rare turtle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fishermen-catch-and-release-rare-turtle

A giant turtle in search of food was caught accidently in fishing nets off Karpas Peninsula, while local authorities in the south went on high alert over a giant swarm of jellyfish...

29. Fire lookouts following Paphos wildfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/planes-take-off-to-battle-paphos-wildfire

A wildfire that broke out Friday morning in remote areas in Paphos is believed to be a malicious act, with forestry officials calling for aerial support as part of an “offensive tactic” to contain the fire...

30. Facebook's Zuckerberg checks in from the Acropolis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/facebook-s-zuckerberg-checks-in-from-the-acropolis
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