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19 January, 2021
 

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1. Reporters to sit in on golden passport hearings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reporters-to-sit-in-on-golden-passport-hearings

A number of reporters will be allowed from now on to attend ongoing probe hearings into alleged corruption in connection with Cyprus’ disgraced Citizenship by Investment Programme, with journalists being asked to commit in advance not to breach data privacy laws...

2. The chaos of the pandemic in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-chaos-of-the-pandemic-in-the-north

The coronavirus pandemic is continuing to affect the north against the backdrop of broad political and economic insecurity, with the recent manoeuvres of the Ersan Saner ‘government’ raising questions as to the ability of the Turkish Cypriot leadership to effectively address the pandemic....

3. Inoculated president sets tone for country

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inoculated-president-sets-tone-for-country

4. Cyprus second in EU for coronavirus testing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-second-in-eu-for-coronavirus-testing

Cyprus ranks second among 29 European countries in coronavirus tests per 100,000 people, according to figures released by European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) on Friday....

5. Smoothening the cliff edge in EU-UK relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/smoothening-the-cliff-edge-in-eu-uk-relations

The Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) between the United Kingdom and the European Union came into effect on January 1, 2021, capping a tumultuous four-and-a-half-year period since the shocking result of the July 2016 Brexit referendum, in which 51.9% of the British voters voted in favor of leaving the EU. Subject to the delayed assent of the European Parliament, this UK-EU free trade agreement (FTA) extends zero-tariff and quota-free trade in goods between the two economic areas....

6. Cyprus, UAE sign first military cooperation agreement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-uae-sign-first-military-cooperation-agreement

Cyprus and the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday signed their first military cooperation agreement as the eastern Mediterranean island nation seeks to bolster relations with nearby countries in the Middle East....

7. Cyprus puts national minimum wage on hold until full employment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-puts-national-minimum-wage-on-hold-until-full-employment

The Cyprus government will launch a social dialogue for the implementation of the national minimum wage when full employment is reached, namely when unemployment is around 5%....

8. Moderna vaccine arrives in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moderna-vaccines-arrive-in-cyprus

The first batch of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines arrived in the Republic of Cyprus on Tuesday, as part of a European vaccination programme, with officials pinning their hopes on AstraZeneca which is not far behind...

9. Your gateway to global investment opportunities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/your-gateway-to-global-investment-opportunities

In the past, having resolved to ‘save for a rainy day’ financial well being, for many, took care of itself and your life’s goal was aided by interest earned on those monies, which saw your money working for you but the equation today is not so simple...

10. Minister gets memed for vaping on live TV

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-gets-memed-for-vaping-on-live-tv

Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou became the subject of criticism and ridicule on social media Tuesday, following a live video interview where he was seen smoking an electronic cigarette...

11. Violent brawl breaks out at Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/violent-brawl-breaks-out-at-pournara

A large-scale violent confrontation between groups of asylum seekers erupted at Pournara camp on Monday night, with police calling for backup and two dozen ending up in the Emergency Room...

12. Protesters march against lockdown measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-march-against-lockdown-measures

Two people were arrested on Saturday in connection with a demonstration downtown Nicosia, where a group of citizens gathered to protest against a partial lockdown that went into effect Sunday morning...

13. SMS system returns as Cyprus enters three-week lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sms-system-returns-as-cyprus-enters-three-week-lockdown

Cyprus Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou announced the new restrictions agreed upon by the Cabinet on Friday, which include a clampdown on unnecessary movements, and social and professional gatherings....

14. Cabinet locked into partial lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-locked-into-partial-lockdown

A partial lockdown is expected to go into effect in the Republic of Cyprus some time after Friday, when the President’s Cabinet will decide on new measures to fight further spread of the coronavirus through the end of the month...

15. Cyprus, Portugal agree to take ties to next level

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-portugal-agree-to-take-ties-to-next-level

Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides paid an official visit to Portugal’s capital on Thursday for a tête-à-tête with his Portuguese counterpart Augusto Santos Silva on the occasion of Portugal’s assumption of the presidency of the Council of the European Union on January 1....

16. Churchgoers, verger booked after jam-packed Epiphany service

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/churchgoers-verger-booked-after-jam-packed-epiphany-service

Police have booked nine churchgoers and the verger of the church who openly defied government coronavirus restrictions on Wednesday during the Epiphany service held by the controversial Morphou Bishop Neophytos, who has since the outbreak of the pandemic caused headaches to authorities by outspokenly refusing to comply with government restrictions....

17. Government buys time on new COVID measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-buys-time-on-new-covid-measures

The health, finance, and labour ministers of the Republic of Cyprus have been tasked to reconcile a number of issues before a Cabinet meeting on Friday, essentially stalling the announcement of new COVID measures which was expected on Thursday...

18. Officials in the dark over mutation spread

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-in-the-dark-over-mutation-spread

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus say the new strain of coronavirus, found initially in the UK and confirmed on the island last week, has spread in the community but an accurate picture of the problem remained unclear due to only a very small sample size being tested...

19. Cyprus holds turned thumb over lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-holds-turned-thumb-over-lockdown

Cyprus’ lockdown stance continued to remain unclear following a special meeting between experts and the health minister, with the government hinting thumbs down for a new lockdown citing economic reasons but also thumbs up for stricter measures after hospitalizations reached dangerous levels...

20. Cyprus, US officials mark 'watershed' moment in bilateral relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-us-officials-mark-watershed-moment-in-bilateral-relations

Cypriot Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides and acting US Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf attended the groundbreaking ceremony of the Cyprus Center for Land, Open-Seas and Port Security (CYCLOPS) took place in Larnaca on Monday, with the two officials lauding the strong partnership between Cyprus and the US as well as the crucial role that the training center will play in the region....

21. Two arrested before car caravan in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-arrested-over-car-caravan-in-nicosia

Cypriot police made arrests and issued citations on Sunday, both before and after a large demonstration took place outside the Presidential Palace, when 200 cars stormed the area to protest against government measures...

22. Lockdown stance not clear in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lockdown-stance-not-clear-in-cyprus

The number of hospitalized patients being treated for COVID-19 in the Republic of Cyprus has reached dangerous levels, with experts and government officials under criticism for lack of decisive action during the holidays...

23. Cyprus confirms highly contagious strain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-confirms-new-strain-of-covid-19

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus have confirmed a new strain of the coronavirus found in the UK late last year has also been found on the island, with experts saying the new variant has a much higher infection rate...

24. Emergency lights and sirens mark New Year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/emergency-lights-and-sirens-mark-new-year

Emergency medics and first responders in the Republic of Cyprus sounded their sirens at midnight on New Year’s Eve, marking the end of a rough year that brought the coronavirus pandemic...

25. Health Ministry announces six deaths, 632 cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-announces-six-deaths-632-cases

The Health Ministry announced six coronavirus fatalities and 632 new cases, raising the death toll to 125 and total cases to 22,651....

26. Biden says ‘looks forward’ to working with Anastasiades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-says-‘looks-forward-to-working-with-anastasiades

US President-elect Joe Biden said he looked forward to working with Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades in a letter sent to thank him for his congratulatory note after winning the US elections in November....

27. Cypriot president grateful for frontline heroes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-grateful-for-frontline-heroes

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades expressed his deep gratitude for 'heroes on the front line' in his New Year’s Eve address, adding that elected politicians 'owe to the people' to pass crucial reforms in the new year...

28. Authorities report 704 new cases, two deaths

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/authorities-report-704-new-cases-two-deaths

The health ministry announced 704 new cases and two coronavirus fatalities, raising total cases to 22,019 and total deaths to 119....

29. Lute set to visit Cyprus anew by mid-January

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lute-set-to-visit-cyprus-anew-by-mid-january

The UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Cyprus, Jane Holl Lute, is expected to visit the island anew during the first half of January in view of holding meetings with the leaders of the two sides as preparations continue toward the organisation of an informal conference on the Cyprus problem....

30. A timeline of the coronavirus pandemic in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-timeline-of-the-coronavirus-pandemic-in-cyprus

The coronavirus pandemic in Cyprus, which kicked off mildly at first with double-digit daily new cases before the second wave sent the island into unprecedented terrain with hundreds of daily new cases and the healthcare system ready to give in at any given time, can be generally divided into four stages. ...

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