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1. Syrian boy allowed to reunite with parents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-boy-allowed-to-reunite-with-parents

A young Syrian boy stuck in the north for over a month was reunited with his parents, following pressure on the government to allow the unaccounted minor to cross over to the south...

2. EU court backs Czech Republic's requirement to vaccinate children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-court-backs-czech-republic-s-requirement-to-vaccinate-children

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) accepts the Czech Republic’s position on mandatory vaccinations for children, it said in a landmark ruling on Thursday that rebuffed parents’ complaints that the government violated their rights....

3. Cyprus hurries to clean up company registry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hurries-to-clean-up-company-registry

Energy Minister Natasa Pilides has called on business stakeholders in Cyprus to embrace a new effort of recording and updating true information about beneficiaries of companies, saying a new digital registry that can bolster transparency on the island...

4. IMF: Withdrawal of support measures should be gradual

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/imf-withdrawal-of-support-measures-should-be-gradual

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission met virtually with the Cypriot authorities from March 8–29, 2021 to discuss recent economic developments and policy priorities on the island. In an interview with Kathimerini Cyprus, IMF mission chief for Cyprus, Anita Tuladhar, said the longer the recovery period in sectors related to tourism, the greater the chance that permanent scars will remain in the economy of Cyprus. Tuladhar also noted the importance of state-sponsored programs to support the economy....

5. Syrian refugees escorted to Cape Greco

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-escorted-to-cape-greco

A total of 75 undocumented migrants from Syria reached the Republic of Cyprus on Monday, after a Cypriot coast guard vessel escorted their wooden boat to Cape Greco...

6. Cyprus expecting 60,000 Covid doses this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-expecting-60-000-doses-this-week

7. Islandwide rollout of 'pay as you throw' programme in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/islandwide-rollout-of-pay-as-you-throw-programme-in-2022

The ‘pay as you throw’ programme is expected to be rolled out across Cyprus next year, President Nicos Anastasiades said Wednesday....

8. EY Cyprus participated in the 4thCyprus International Tax Conference

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-cyprus-participated-in-the-4thcyprus-international-tax-conference

EY Cyprus has once again supported and participated in the 4thCyprus International Tax Conference, on Tuesday March 30th....

9. Borrell determined to carry out EUCO mandate on Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-determined-to-carry-out-euco-mandate-on-turkey

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades said clarifications about the EU’s role at the informal conference of Cyprus set to take place in Geneva in late April may arise after the visit expected to be paid to Turkey by EU officials....

10. Kids get less invasive nasal swab tests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kids-get-less-invasive-nasal-swab-tests

Rapid tests for kids including high school students will be less uncomfortable starting Monday, following a decision by health ministry officials amid criticism over discomfort experienced by youngsters during nasopharyngeal testing...

11. Cyprus, Greece mount pressure for revision of EUCO conclusions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-mount-pressure-for-revision-of-euco-conclusions

Cyprus and Greece mounted pressure on Wednesday for a revision of the draft European Council conclusions on Turkey, arguing that they should better reflect the stance taken by the EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell in his recent report....

12. Nicosia seeks revision on Turkey draft

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-seeks-revision-on-turkey-draft

The Republic of Cyprus has raised concerns over a joint statement to be issued by the EU27 on Turkey, with sources saying Nicosia was calling for a new draft to 'better reflect' statements by officials...

13. Cyprus rejects EU draft on Turkey which seeks to deepen trade ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rejects-eu-draft-on-turkey-which-seeks-to-deepen-trade-ties

Cyprus has rejected a draft prepared for a summit of EU leaders this week which seeks to deepen trade ties with Turkey, describing it as “totally unacceptable.” ...

14. Fence wars break out near buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fence-wars-break-out-near-buffer-zone

Opposing camps have been making headlines recently over a controversial barbwire fence near the buffer zone, with one group cutting a piece of barbed wire and the other restoring it, with all caught on tape...

15. Gloves are off in EU-China relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gloves-are-off-in-eu-china-relations

The United States, the European Union, Britain and Canada imposed sanctions on Chinese officials on Monday for human rights abuses in Xinjiang, in the first such coordinated Western action against Beijing under new US President Joe Biden...

16. Cyprus holding on to first place in EU for Covid testing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-holding-on-to-first-place-in-eu-for-covid-testing

Cyprus remains first among European countries as regards the testing of its population for Covid and in fifth place in terms of its vaccination rollout....

17. Borrell report on Turkey covers all bases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-report-on-turkey-covers-all-bases

A report by European Commission Vice-President and High Representative Josep Borrell spells out the 'political and economic consequences' that Turkey will suffer should the country 'not move forward constructively in developing a genuine partnership with the EU'...

18. Anastasiades stays focused on getting EU at Geneva table

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-stays-focused-on-getting-eu-on-geneva-table

President Nicos Anastasiades delved extensively into the substantive role the EU has to play at upcoming Cyprus peace processes during a teleconference convened Friday by the European Council President Charles Michel with EU leaders....

19. EU frontline ministers talk migration in Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-frontline-ministers-talk-migration-in-athens

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris is in Athens this weekend where he is attending a MED5 meeting on immigration, with some of the bloc’s Mediterranean members tackling issues stemming from Brussels’ new migration proposals that divide the union...

20. Cyprus scrambles to reduce asylum backlog

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-to-reduce-asylum-backlog

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris says the government is moving forward with rejections of asylum applications under new, faster procedures to clear a system backlog, with Europe seeking a comprehensive solution and a commissioner calling on Cypriot authorities to investigate illegal pushbacks...

21. EU Commission gets halloumi PDO ball rolling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commission-gets-halloumi-pdo-ball-rolling

The European Commission has launched the process for a vote in the Quality Committee on March 26 on the Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) of the Halloumi/Hellim file, an EC spokesperson told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA) on Tuesday....

22. Cyprus says no to COVID home test kits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-says-no-to-covid-home-test-kits

The government in the Republic of Cyprus has approved access to home test kits for COVID-19, but the use of an antigen non-invasive test using saliva is not on the approved list per health ministry policy...

23. Blinken says US fully engaged on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blinken-says-us-fully-engaged-on-cyprus

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says American diplomacy will be “fully engaged” on the Cyprus issue, with Washington calling out aggressive actions in the eastern Mediterranean but also supporting positive developments...

24. Minister points finger at north over barbwire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-points-finger-at-north-over-barbwire

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has fired back at critics in the north over the south’s decision to install barbwire near the UN buffer zone to halt illegal crossings, blaming the need for a fence on lack of action on the part of Turkish Cypriot authorities...

25. Cyprus to assume first Presidency term of EMGF

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cprus-to-assume-first-presidency-term-of-emgf

Cyprus will assume its first official Presidency term of the Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF) starting on January 2022, participants at the fourth EMGF ministerial meeting decided on Tuesday....

26. Anastasiades, Greek PM discuss Cyprus issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-greek-pm-discuss-cyprus-issue

The Cyprus issue was the focus of a telephone conversation between Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades on Monday morning....

27. Borrell: EU will never accept a two-state Cyprus solution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-eu-will-never-accept-a-two-state-cyprus-solution

Turkey and the Turkish Cypriot side must stay away from two-state solution rhetoric, because such a form of a settlement will never be accepted by the EU, the bloc’s Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell said Friday after meeting with President Nicos Anastasiades in Nicosia....

28. Borrell: Cyprob solution must come from Cypriots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-cyprob-solution-must-come-from-cypriots-themselves

"The European Union fully supports the resumption of a settlement process under UN auspices, as soon as possible," and stands ready to provide whatever assistance both parties and the UN would find most useful, the EU’s Foreign Policy chief Josep Borrell said Thursday....

29. Coordination for green digital transition needed, Kokkinos says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coordination-for-green-digital-transition-of-actions-needed-kokkinos-says

Deputy Minister of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy, Kyriakos Kokkinos stressed the need to coordinate actions and investments at national and European level to achieve the EU's goals "for a sustainable, digital and green transition, empowering businesses with an emphasis on the SME and start-up ecosystem, and ensuring EU technological dominance", during his intervention at the informal teleconference of the Competitiveness Council for Research, under the Portuguese Presidency....

30. Analysis: The Cyprus issue today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-cyprus-issue-today

Over the past 30 years, Turkey, and its friends in the society of nations, sought, and partially succeeded, in obscuring the importance of the Cyprus issue’s international dimension, that is the Turkish invasion and the illegal occupation of the island. The aim was to present the Cyprus issue as a one-dimensional, internal affair that exclusively concerns the relations and the rights of the two communities, Greek- and Turkish-Cypriots....

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