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91. Cyprus shrunk prison population by 16% as Covid-19 prevention, report shows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-shrunk-prison-population-by-16-as-covid-19-prevention-report-shows

Cyprus was among the Council of Europe’s member states that marked the largest decrease in prison population rates during the coronavirus pandemic, a special report on the impact of lockdowns on EU prison populations that was published Thursday showed....

92. Perdios: Cyprus expects just 30% of last year’s tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/perdios-cyprus-expects-just-30-of-last-year-s-tourists

Cyprus expects to attract just 30% of the four million tourists that visited the island last year, deputy minister for tourism Savvas Perdios said, claiming that this year will without a doubt be very tough for the local tourism sector, but the epidemiological data of the island and countries from which it expects tourists will ultimately have the final say....

93. Five new support schemes announced as Cyprus enters recovery stage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/five-new-support-schemes-announced-as-cyprus-enters-recovery-stage

The five new economic support measures budgeted at 150 million euros that aim to cushion the blow of the coronavirus pandemic as Cyprus enters the stage of recovery were submitted before the cabinet on Tuesday....

94. Cyprus, Greece to be Israeli tourists' first destination, Netanyhu says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-to-be-israeli-tourists-first-destination-netanyhu-says

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday he aims to resume regular flights to and from Israel by August 1, noting Greece and Cyprus will be the first destination for Israeli tourists....

95. Mitsotakis makes Israel his first destination

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/mitsotakis-makes-israel-his-first-destination

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is traveling to Israel today on his first foreign visit since the coronavirus outbreak. The message is clear, and it is being sent out in several directions. After deepening their mutually beneficial relationship (which is not aimed at any third country) for a decade, Greece and Israel are pushing ties to a new level....

96. Quarantine not on the table for now

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/quarantine-not-on-the-table-for-now

Despite chatter over the possibility of reintroducing quarantine in the Republic of Cyprus for repatriated persons, sources describe the tough alternative as a “very unlikely” scenario...

97. Greece will be better prepared for second wave of Covid-19, PM says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-will-be-better-prepared-for-second-wave-of-covid-19-pm-says

Greece will be better prepared if the coronavirus pandemic resurfaces in fall, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on a television interview on Sunday night....

98. North uneasy as coronavirus cases spiral in Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-uneasy-as-coronavirus-cases-spiral-in-turkey

After easing restriction measures on June 1, Turkey appears to be once again faced with the nightmare of soaring numbers of new coronavirus cases....

99. Anastasiades asks EC President for greater support

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-asks-ec-president-for-greater-support

In a phone conversation on Sunday evening, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades asked European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen for greater support in dealing with the multifaceted problems faced by the island....

100. Anastasiades discusses Turkey, EU role with top EU officials

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-discusses-turkey-eu-role-with-top-eu-officials

President Nicos Anastasiades found mutual understanding with European Council President Charles Michel and EU Foreign Affairs Chief Josep Borrell regarding the role the EU must play in view of Turkey’s activities in the eastern Mediterranean....

101. Pournara camp lockdown measures to be scrapped Monday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pournara-camp-lockdown-measures-to-be-scrapped-monday

The Interior Ministry announced Friday that lockdown measures at the Pournara camp for refugees and asylum seekers will be scrapped on Monday....

102. Police use tear gas at migrant camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-use-tear-gas-at-migrant-camp

Police officers responded with tear gas at a group of migrants at the Pournara camp in rural Nicosia, as the debate over detaining asylum seekers continues on Cyprus...

103. Cyprus launches second charm offensive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-follows-up-with-second-video

The Republic of Cyprus has published a second video in its “Better Days” campaign, with the tourism minister pushing for a way forward but at the same time also backing measures to reduce health risks...

104. New scheme to subsidize airlines conducting flights with low occupancy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-scheme-to-subsidize-airlines-conducting-flights-with-low-occupancy

Transport minister Yiannis Karousos on Wednesday announced a new scheme that will support airlines in view of stimulating passenger traffic....

105. Cyprus blocks another boat citing coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-blocks-another-boat-due-to-coronavirus

A video showing a Republic of Cyprus coast guard vessel pursuing a boat of undocumented migrants has emerged, with police saying they blocked the boat due to the coronavirus crisis...

106. Officials nervous over non-compliant citizens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-nervous-over-non-compliant-citizens

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus have another battle to fight as the island tries to emerge out of the pandemic, with officials having to chase down people who fail to self-isolate...

107. With healthcare in focus, Cyprus reopens for visitors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/with-healthcare-in-focus-cyprus-reopens-for-visitors

Cyprus reopened its airports on Tuesday after almost three months of lockdown, hoping its record in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic and a pledge of free medical treatment for any Covid-19 cases will lure tourists back to its beaches....

108. Cyprus lawyer searching for Dutch sailor who helped him beat Covid-19 infection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-lawyer-searching-for-dutch-sailor-who-helped-him-beat-covid-19-infection

Distinguished local lawyer Kypros Chrysostomides beat his coronavirus infection after an arduous one-month journey at the Famagusta General Hospital ICU, but said what will stick with him is the memory of his hospital roommate, a young Dutch sailor, whom he hopes to meet again to thank him for the selflessness he showed while Chrysostomides was immobilized by the virus....

109. Another antenna goes up in flames

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-antenna-goes-up-in-flames

Police in Limassol are investigating whether an early morning fire on a cell phone antenna was in fact arson, following a number of other similar incidents...

110. Med7 calls on Turkey to respect law of the sea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/med7-calls-on-turkey-to-respect-law-of-the-sea

The foreign ministers of Greece, Cyprus, France, Italy, Malta, Portugal and Spain, a group dubbed the Med7, issued a joint declaration on Thursday calling on “all countries of the region to respect international law, including the law of the sea, and in particular the sovereignty and sovereign rights of EU member-states.” ...

111. Cyprus enters third phase of new normal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-enters-third-phase-of-new-normal

Swimming pools opened to the public on Friday in the Republic of Cyprus, marking the beginning of the third phase of a plan to ease restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic...

112. No new coronavirus cases leave total at 958

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-new-coronavirus-cases-leave-total-at-958

No new coronavirus cases emerged on Thursday when 1,996 samples were tested for the virus....

113. Cyprus must remain successful in battle against virus, Health Minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-must-remain-successful-in-battle-against-virus-health-minister-says

Cyprus has been successful so far in controlling COVID-19 but needs to remain so, said Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou, noting that the EU must improve the overall quality of its healthcare services to be better positioned to deal with issues like COVID-19 in the future....

114. Anastasides and Merkel discuss Turkish drilling plans, Covid-19 exit strategies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasides-and-merkel-discuss-turkish-energy-designs-covid-19-exit-plans

President Nicos Anastasiades and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed on Thursday Turkey’s illegal drilling activities in the Cyprus Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), but also touched on the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic, and EU issues....

115. Law for provision of vouchers for cancelled flights illegal, Consumers Association says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/law-for-provision-of-vouchers-for-cancelled-flights-illegal-consumers-association-says

The Cyprus Consumers Association said Thursday that the new law passed by the Cyprus government for the provision of vouchers as reimbursement for flights cancelled amid the coronavirus outbreak is illegal, as consumers are entitled to a full cash refund....

116. Wars over imported damaged vehicles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wars-over-imported-damaged-vehicles

Transport ministry officials are getting serious pushback from groups opposing a new guideline that would require car damage history to be disclosed to prospective buyers of used vehicles...

117. Lockdown-defying bishops off the hook

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lockdown-defying-bishops-off-the-hook

Two local bishops who were facing charges in connection with violation of public health laws during the pandemic lockdown are off the hook, with state prosecution reportedly lacking clear and convincing evidence...

118. Finance minister makes the case for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-minister-makes-the-case-for-cyprus

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides is confident the tourism industry in the Republic of Cyprus won’t have a catastrophic year following the pandemic, while calling on Europe to step up its recovery plan equally across the board...

119. Holy Synod says yoga no good

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/holy-synod-says-yoga-no-good

The Holy Synod of the Church of Greece rebuffed a call for dialogue between Orthodox churches regarding Holy Communion in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, while also denouncing yoga and warning cleric to stay away from the Lions...

120. Racism, xenophobia rife in Cyprus, refugees say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/racism-xenophobia-rife-in-cyprus-refugees-say

A teleconference on Tuesday raised the multifaceted problems faced by refugees and asylum seekers on the island, such as racism and xenophobia, hardships during the coronavirus pandemic, and difficulties with integrating into Cyprus society....

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