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02 June, 2020
 

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1. Cyprus delegation to visit Israel at earliest date possible

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/visit-of-cyprus-delegation-to-israel-at-earliest-date

President Nicos Anastasiades and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu agreed on Monday that a visit to Israel by a delegation of high ranking Cypriot officials must take place as soon as possible to cover important issues relating to the cooperation of the two countries....

2. Lawmakers to vote on budget for new support measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawmakers-to-vote-on-budget-for-new-support-measures

The Finance Ministry will be seeking lawmakers’ green light for the supplementary budget of €220 million involving a string of measures to keep the economy afloat after the slowdown brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. ...

3. Health experts on divided island compare notes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-experts-on-divided-island-compare-notes

Health experts from the two communities on divided Cyprus are expected to touch base on Monday, leaving politics aside as scientists try to prepare officials for the reopening of crossings in the buffer zone...

4. Egypt one of Cyprus' closest friends, Anastasiades says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/egypt-one-of-cyprus-closest-friends-anastasiades-says

“Egypt is one of our closest friends and a strategic partner” President Nicos Anastasiades said in a tweet on Friday after sharing a telephone conversation with his Egyptian counterpart, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi....

5. 42 private hospitals join phase two of Gesy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/42-private-hospitals-join-phase-two-of-gesy

The full rollout of the island’s universal healthcare system (Gesy) on Monday will take place with the participation of 42 private hospitals, with the Health Insurance Organization on Friday expressing its content after two large Nicosia hospitals, the Apollonion and Aretaeio, agreed to participate....

6. Communion ritual unchanged in Orthodox Church despite virus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/communion-ritual-unchanged-in-orthodox-church-despite-virus

One by one, the children and adults line up for the centuries-old ritual of Holy Communion, trying to keep a proper social distance. The priest dips a spoon into the chalice of bread and wine, which the faithful believe is the body and blood of Christ, and puts it into the mouth of the first person in line....

7. FinMin delves into details of 'new, more targeted measures'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finmin-delves-into-details-of-new-more-targeted-measures

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides held a press conference on Thursday to delve into the details of the new bundle of economic support measures announced by President Nicos Anastasiades in a televised national address Wednesday night....

8. Cypriot cabinet approves EastMed pipeline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-cabinet-approves-eastmed-pipeline

Cyprus’ cabinet on Thursday ratified a bill on the EastMed gas pipeline project, the country’s Energy Minister Giorgos Lakkotrypis said in a statement. ...

9. Mass deportations underway in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mass-deportations-underway-in-cyprus

The Republic of Cyprus has begun expelling foreign nationals who have been turned down for asylum, citing concerns over security threats and changing demographics due to a migration crisis...

10. President unveils new stimulus package

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-unveils-new-stimulus-package

President Nicos Anastasiades announced on Wednesday a new set of measures to support tourism, businesses, and the self-employed workers that took a hit in the coronavirus pandemic...

11. Repair and Prepare: EU unveils €750 bln plan for coronavirus recovery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/repair-and-prepare-eu-unveils-€750-bln-plan-for-coronavirus-recovery

The European Commission unveiled on Wednesday a plan to borrow on the market and then disburse to EU countries 750 billion euros in grants and loans to help them recover from their coronavirus slump, giving an immediate boost to the euro....

12. Mouth-to-mouth by lifeguards prohibited

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mouth-to-mouth-by-lifeguards-prohibited

With the island’s coronavirus outbreak still ongoing, lifeguards will only be able to deliver CPR, but not mouth-to-mouth resuscitation....

13. Cyprus to get €2.5 billion, EU Commission proposal says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-get-€2-5-billion-according-to-eu-commission-proposal

The European Commission will propose on Wednesday that Cyprus gets €1.433 billion of the new recovery fund, and €2.52 billion in total....

14. Asylum seekers continue to protest confinement at Pournara camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-continue-to-protest-confinement-at-pournara-camp

Residents of the Pournara refugee camp in Kokkinotrimithia continued to protest on Wednesday morning against the enduring lockdown on the camp....

15. Sir Stelios wages battle against board

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sir-stelios-wages-battle-against-board

EasyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou had some harsh words to say about the company’s finance director, with the Greek Cypriot billionaire renewing his call to whistleblowers to help with useful information to scrap an Airbus deal...

16. Republic of Cyprus starts its biggest engine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/republic-of-cyprus-starts-its-biggest-engine

A new presidential address to the nation on Wednesday is expected to set the tone as the Republic of Cyprus is gearing up for the summer season but debate over health concerns and social distancing still rages on...

17. Demonstration outside refugee camp sparks Government reaction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/demonstration-outside-refugee-camp-sparks-government-reaction

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....

18. Health services dealing with positive case at high school

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-services-dealing-with-positive-case-at-high-school

The Ayiou Charalambous high school in the Paphos district Emba village, where a teacher had tested positive for coronavirus, remained closed on Tuesday while the premises were disinfected, and the state health services identified his possible contacts....

19. Cyprus readies to deport suspected terrorists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-moves-to-deport-suspected-terrorists

The Republic of Cyprus says it is getting ready to deport 17 undocumented migrants suspected of having ties to foreign terrorists, but proceedings could be delayed due to ongoing pandemic and other legal issues...

20. Repatriated person, teacher test positive for virus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/repatriated-person-and-teacher-tests-positive-for-virus

Coronavirus cases in the Republic of Cyprus reached 937 on Monday, when two new cases were announced involving a recently repatriated person and a teacher....

21. Return to lockdown not likely, Karayiannis says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/return-to-lockdown-not-likely-karayiannis-says

The health advisory committee is keeping a close watch on the consistent crowding observed since restrictions on movement were lifted on May 21, but committee member Petros Karayiannis said lockdown measures won’t be reinstated unless Cyprus returns to a state where around 30-40 new coronavirus cases are announced over consecutive days....

22. Cyprus faces setback with new cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-setback-with-new-cases

Cyprus failed to remain on a zero streak after eight new confirmed coronavirus cases were announced on Sunday...

23. Cyprus records zero new cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-records-zero-cases

No new infections of the coronavirus were announced in Cyprus on Saturday, the first time the island recorded zero confirmed cases since the start of the outbreak in early March...

24. Airports to reopen in two stages from June 9

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/airports-to-reopen-in-two-stages-from-june-9

Cyprus on Friday worked out the details of the resumption of its tourism sector, with the Cabinet green lighting a two-stage action plan for the reopening of the Larnaca and Paphos airports....

25. Negative coronavirus test certificate needed to go through crossings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/negative-coronavirus-test-certificate-needed-to-go-through-crossings

With the partial opening of checkpoints on June 8, as agreed by the island’s two leaders on Thursday, Presidential Commissioner Photis Photiou said that in addition to the enclaved, Greek Cypriots who resettled in their villages in the breakaway north will also be allowed to pass through crossing points....

26. House passes bills mitigating pandemic repercussions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-passes-bills-mitigating-pandemic-repercussions

The House on Friday approved a wide array of bills, passing into law a wide array of bills seeking to keep Cyprus afloat as it is making its way through the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic....

27. Pandemic highlighted urgency of tackling climate challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pandemic-highlighted-urgency-of-tackling-climate-challenges

While the coronavirus crisis has highlighted our vulnerabilities as a globally connected society, the recognition of the need to stabilize our climate and protect biodiversity preceded the current crisis by many years, Wolfgang Cramer, Scientific Co-Director of the Mediterranean Institute of Marine and Terrestrial Biodiversity and Ecology (IMBE), said Friday....

28. Health advisory committee evaluating 20 countries for tourism protocol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-advisory-committee-evaluating-20-countries-for-tourism-protocol

With the Cabinet set to take concrete decisions on Friday regarding the gradual resumption of the operation of airports in mid-June, the Health Ministry’s epidemiological surveillance unit is evaluating a list of 20 countries from which Cyprus could receive tourists this summer....

29. 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....

30. Students flock to schools, but many parents remain wary

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/students-flock-to-schools-but-many-parents-remain-wary

As primary and middle school students returned to school classrooms on Thursday as part of the second phase of the relaxation of measures, Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou said that Cyprus as a whole has earned this ability to gradually return to normality, but reports signalled not all parents were thrilled with the idea of sending their children to school....

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