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1. Minister warns House over crucial EU money

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-warns-house-over-crucial-eu-money

Cypriot Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides is calling on Parliament to approve structural reforms that come as a condition to the disbursement of over €1 billion from the EU’s Recovery and Resilience Fund...

2. EY Firepower 2021: life sciences M&A falls to one of lowest totals since 2014

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-firepower-2021-life-sciences-m-a-falls-to-one-of-lowest-totals-since-2014

EY Firepower 2021: life sciences M&A falls to one of lowest totals since 2014, as biopharmas refocus on alliances and bolt-on deals...

3. Coronapass approved for post-lockdown Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-coronapass-for-post-lockdown-cyprus

The President’s Cabinet has approved the introduction of Coronapass and a set of other measures and modifications to current rules, as the Republic of Cyprus prepares to end its third pandemic lockdown after Sunday but not without legal questions...

4. Cabinet favors return to pre-lockdown rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-favors-return-to-pre-lockdown-rules

Government and health advisors in the Republic of Cyprus are looking into the possibility of returning to pre-lockdown measures against COVID-19, but surprises are not ruled out during a week of many unknowns...

5. Minister upset over video at vaccination facility

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-upset-over-video-at-vaccination-facility

An increase in vaccine appointments was a welcome change of pace in the Republic of Cyprus this week, but the health minister had to call on citizens not to show up too early after reports of crowds in Limassol forming long lines out of fear that supplies wouldn’t last...

6. Plans get blurry as Cyprus sees more deaths

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plans-get-blurry-as-cyprus-sees-more-deaths

Daily deaths due to COVID-19 hit a new record in the Republic of Cyprus, with seven hospitalized patients losing the battle on Easter Monday and health officials avoiding comment on what measures will replace the lockdown next week...

7. EU makes move on vaccinated tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-makes-move-on-vaccinated-tourists

The European Union’s executive recommended on Monday that foreign citizens fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and those coming from countries with a good epidemiological situation be allowed to travel into the bloc without additional restrictions...

8. All eyes on positivity rate after Holy Week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-eyes-on-positivity-rate-this-week

The positivity rate in the Republic of Cyprus registered a drop to just below 1% at the end of the holiday weekend, but officials say it is too early to know whether lockdown measures have been effective during Holy Week...

9. Cyprus under siege as it celebrates Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-under-siege-as-it-celebrates-easter

Towns across the Republic of Cyprus were overrun with anarchists on Holy Saturday, when street fires and loud explosions dominated urban areas late into the night amid pandemic lockdown and midnight mass...

10. Religious event in Israel turns deadly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/religious-event-in-israel-turns-deadly

At least 44 people were crushed to death at an over-crowded religious bonfire festival in Israel on Friday, medics said, in what Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described as a 'heavy disaster'...

11. 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...

12. Cyprus offers no-hassle holidays for the fully vaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-offers-no-hassle-holidays-for-the-fully-vaccinated

Cyprus is offering hassle-free holidays to fully vaccinated individuals from 65 countries from May 10 as it seeks to recoup lost ground from the pandemic...

13. US-Turkish alliance at a critical crossroads

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-turkish-alliance-at-a-critical-crossroads

The rift between Joe Biden and Recep Tayyip Erdogan runs deep as the American president – in contrast to his predecessor – attaches a great deal of importance to respect for democratic values and does not see his Turkish counterpart as willing to cooperate in the framework of a world order based on shared principles and rules, Ian Bremmer, the head of Eurasia Group, tells Kathimerini in an interview....

14. SMS not needed for Holy Week churchgoers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sms-not-needed-for-holy-week-churchgoers

Eastern Orthodox churchgoers in the Republic of Cyprus no longer need to send an SMS before attending service during Holy Week, based on an FAQ issued by the government on Monday revising and clarifying the latest lockdown measures...

15. Christodoulides: Failure in Geneva won’t benefit anyone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-failure-in-geneva-won-t-benefit-anyone

A failure of the informal five-party summit would constitute a negative development for all participants, Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides said in an interview with Kathimerini Cyprus' Marina Economides, just before the new UN-led initiative was set to kick off in Geneva on Tuesday....

16. Lockdown begins amid legal challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lockdown-begins-amid-legal-challenges

The Republic of Cyprus entered a two-week lockdown on Monday, the start of the Holy Week for the Greek Orthodox community, with critics crying foul over some measures including proof of vaccination...

17. Cyprus scrambles on eve of third lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-on-eve-of-third-lockdown

Cyprus' Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou has announced a two-week lockdown starting Monday, including a revision for Holy Saturday midnight mass after Archbishop Chrysostomos cried foul over rules that were 'unacceptable'...

18. Cyprus decides lockdown in Golgotha meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-decides-lockdown-after-golgotha-meeting

After a tough debate amongst ministers over how the government ought to respond to a deteriorating pandemic situation, a proposal for a short and partial lockdown was approved at the last minute after the Cypriot health minister ascended his Calvary to secure a lockdown ahead of Orthodox Holy Week...

19. Cabinet split as measures gain on lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-split-as-measures-gain-on-lockdown

The Cabinet is set to announce later on Friday a new set of measures to curb the COVID-19 spread in the community, as daily cases continue to rise with a situation in hospitals extremely alarming...

20. Decisions on hold as Palace summons experts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/decisions-on-hold-as-palace-summons-experts

The President’s Cabinet failed to reach a decision on pandemic measures following intense debate on Thursday afternoon, with reports saying an announcement was pushed back a day to give health experts time to visit the Palace for more consultations...

21. US slaps ‘do not travel’ label on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-slaps-‘do-not-travel-label-on-cyprus

Health authorities in the United States have issued a “Do Not Travel” warning for Cyprus earlier this week, warning US citizens against visiting the island due to high level of COVID-19...

22. Holy Moly ahead of Holy Week decision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/holy-moly-ahead-of-holy-week-decision

The President’s Cabinet is expected on Thursday to announce a way forward ahead of Greek Orthodox Holy Week, with the health minister not favoring tougher pandemic measures but also warning a lockdown was not off the table...

23. Experts tell government not to relax this Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-tell-government-not-to-relax-this-easter

Cyprus registered a record number of COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, reaching 941 and the numbers are only expected to increase, according to a local health expert...

24. Cyprus tackles Russian Question as time flies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tackles-russian-question-as-time-flies

Thousands of cancelations from Russia to Cyprus in just a matter of hours are testing the island’s response to the health crisis, with companies pushing their programs later in the summer pending improvement on the pandemic front...

25. Cyprus adds single shot Janssen to arsenal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adds-single-shot-janssen-to-arsenal

A single-shot vaccine against the novel coronavirus will be available alongside other vaccination options in the Republic of Cyprus, after the EU drug regulator okayed Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 Janssen vaccine...

26. Cypriot referral hospital full again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-referral-hospital-full-again

The Famagusta referral hospital for COVID-19 has reached full capacity in the Republic of Cyprus, with reports saying hospitalizations remained on an upward trend but the number of serious cases remained low...

27. Greek Easter relaxation hopes put to rest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-easter-relaxation-hopes-put-to-rest

Cyprus’ current epidemiological situation is behind the government’s latest decision to freeze possible relaxation of restrictions ahead of Greek Orthodox Easter, with the administration focusing on vaccinations but also not ruling out further measures...

28. Minister says Cyprus facing ‘fragile situation’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-says-cyprus-facing-‘fragile-situation

Cypriot Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou is urging people to comply with health measures, saying the epidemiological outlook in the country remains fragile and the situation could get out of control...

29. S7 looking to drop Cyprus Airways

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/s7-looking-to-drop-cyprus-airways

The future of Cyprus Airways is once again up in the air following reports that its Russian private shareholder S7 is looking to sell its entire stake in the Larnaca-based Charlie Airlines...

30. Cypriot Cabinet gets AstraZeneca ‘group shot’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-cabinet-gets-astrazeneca-‘group-shot

Members of the President’s Cabinet got the AstraZeneca shot in front of cameras on Thursday, in a publicity stunt aimed at boosting confidence among members of the public...

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