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1. Jiu Jitsu director says Cyprus losing out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jiu-jitsu-director-says-cyprus-losing-out

The director and producers of martial arts movie Jiu Jitsu sought audience with Cyprus’ finance minister this week over delayed cash rebate payments, with reports saying the film makers are also ticked off by an unflattering audit report on the country’s Olivewood scheme...

2. British rape accuser lost in translation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-rape-accuser-lost-in-translation

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has blocked an appeal request by the British teen’s defense team which sought to present two post-conviction sworn statements in Ayia Napa rape case, with the Judges siding with prosecutors who pointed fingers at the rape accuser’s behavior as well as one of her lawyer’s own words...

3. Cyprus updates risk-based travel list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/3-cyprus-updates-risk-based-travel-list

The Health Ministry’s epidemiological unit issued an updated risk-based classification of countries on Monday, with changes to come into effect on April 8....

4. Joint Cyprus-Israel military exercise kicks off in Nicosia FIR

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/joint-cyprus-israel-military-exercise-kicks-off-in-nicosia-fir

A joint military exercise between the forces of the Republic of Cyprus and Israel dubbed ‘Onysilos-Gedeon 2021’ kicked off on Monday at the Nicosia FIR, the Defence Ministry said....

5. Damning State Dep. report highlights Cyprus human rights issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/damning-state-dep-report-highlights-cyprus-human-rights-issues

A US State Department country report on human rights practices in 2020 proved damning for Cyprus which was found to have had significant human rights issues last year....

6. Adoption of halloumi PDO by mid-April, EC spokesperson says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/adoption-of-halloumi-pdo-by-mid-april-ec-spokesperson-says

The adoption and publication of halloumi and hellim as a Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) product is expected mid-April, Miriam Garcia Ferre, European Commission spokesperson for trade and agriculture said Tuesday....

7. Cyprus to ease travel rules from April 1

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-ease-travel-rules-from-april-1

The Health Ministry’s epidemiological unit issued on Monday a modified risk-based classification of countries, with changes to come into effect on April 1....

8. Officers off the hook in serial killer probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-off-the-hook-in-serial-killer-probe

Senior law enforcement officials and frontline police officers named in a serial killer probe in Cyprus could be subject to disciplinary action but not criminal charges because of broader systemic failures and lack of evidence...

9. Cyprus airports ready to welcome thousands of arrivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-airports-ready-to-welcome-thousands-of-arrivals

Cyprus airports are ready to welcome thousands of passengers and an increased number of flights as of mid-May, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said Wednesday....

10. 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...

11. Pharmacies get nod to conduct rapid tests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pharmacies-get-nod-to-conduct-rapid-tests

Pharmacists’ long-standing wish to contribute to the island’s rapid test efforts has received the Health Ministry’s nod, the head of the Pancyprian Pharmaceutical Association Eleni Piera-Isseyegh told Kathimerini Cyprus....

12. Cyprus, Greece, Israel joint naval exercise wraps up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-israel-joint-naval-exercise-wraps-up

A joint naval exercise dubbed “Noble Dina” that prominently featured the Republic of Cyprus, Israel and Greece wrapped up successfully on Thursday, a Defence Ministry announcement said....

13. Sexual harassment and abuse cases piling up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sexual-harassment-cases-piling-up

Cyprus police are currently working on 16 sexual harassment and abuse reports, three of which were filed over the past ten days alone...

14. Jehovah witness wins case against army

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jehovah-witness-wins-case-against-army

A man in the Republic of Cyprus has won an appeal against an army decision after military officers failed to prove they had acted impartially in his request for alternate military service due to religious convictions...

15. Cyprus worried over Salamis piece on eBay

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-worried-over-salamis-piece-on-ebay

Turkish Cypriot police have launched an investigation after a piece of marble from the ancient site of Salamis ended up on eBay...

16. Guterres reassures Cyprus’ UN ambassador

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guterres-reassures-cyprus-un-ambassador

Secretary General Antonio Guterres has told the new Cypriot UN Ambassador that the international organization and himself personally are “committed” to Cyprus and its people, reiterating his intention to convene an informal 5+1 sitdown soon...

17. Businesses busted after flouting COVID rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/establishments-busted-after-flouting-covid-rules

Police got busy over the weekend after officers busted a secret operation at a nightclub in Larnaca and a football watch party at a café in Limassol, with fines issued both to owners and customers...

18. Minister grilled over digital ID bill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-grilled-over-digital-id-bill

Recent discussion on electronic signatures has reintroduced persistent challenges in the digital ID debate, with Cyprus’ innovation minister facing tough questions this week during a House committee hearing...

19. Brussels concerned over Pournara refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brussels-concerned-over-pournara-refugees

The Republic of Cyprus’ handling of asylum seekers at Pournara camp remains on Brussels’ radar, with a host of different challenges raising questions over how the European Union and some member states can get on the same page without resorting to legal battles...

20. Yiolitis says police acted lawfully

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/yiolitis-says-police-acted-lawfully

Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis says police did things by the book in the Twitter parody case, rejecting media reports that she blamed law enforcement for an investigation later deemed illegal by the Supreme Court...

21. Thousands of Covid decree violation fines left unpaid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-of-covid-decree-violation-fines-left-unpaid

Thousands of fines issued to the public for violating coronavirus decrees remain unpaid, Kathimerini Cyprus reported Monday....

22. Emails from Cyprus connect dots on Jho Low

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/emails-from-cyprus-connect-dots-on-jho-low

New information published by OCCRP suggests that Henley & Partners identified Jho Low as a high-risk client but worked with him anyway through a Cypriot company to get him a golden passport...

23. Police open to reexamine warrant procedures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-open-to-reexamine-warrant-procedures

The Chief of Police wants a special team to go over warrants that were rendered unlawful recently, following a high profile defeat before the Supreme Court in connection with a home search over a Twitter parody account about the justice minister...

24. Lawyer says Al Jazeera took him out of context

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-says-al-jazeera-took-him-out-of-context

Cypriot attorney Andreas Pittadjis, who was targeted in an Al Jazeera undercover investigation into allegations of corruption over golden passports, took to social media to reiterate his position he did nothing illegal, accusing the foreign network of being dishonest...

25. Turkish Cypriot loses land claim in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-loses-land-claim-in-paphos

A Turkish Cypriot landowner seeking damages from expropriation in Paphos lost his appeal case not by eminent domain but on a technicality, after the Supreme Court ruled he sued the state prematurely and not through proper channels...

26. Greek MPs approve extension of Ionian Sea territorial waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-mps-approve-extension-of-territorial-waters-in-ionian-sea

With 284 votes in favor and 16 “present,” lawmakers approved legislation on Wednesday to extend Greece’s territorial waters along its western coastline from six to 12 nautical miles....

27. MPs vote on budget hanging by a thread

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mps-vote-on-budget-hanging-by-a-thread

The House takes another vote on the state budget on Thursday, with representatives expected to pass the bill narrowly following behind-the-scenes consultations since the first time it was rejected in mid-December...

28. Legal blocking tests abroad in soldier's death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-blocks-tests-abroad-in-soldier-s-death

The clock is ticking for the family of a dead soldier, whose official manner of death in 2005 as suicide is being disputed, with the Legal department refusing to consent to any exhumed remains being sent abroad for specialized testing...

29. Turkey and Greece to resume talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-and-greece-to-resume-talks

Turkey and Greece will resume talks aimed at reducing tensions between the neighbors on Jan. 25, Turkish and Greek officials announced Monday, following this summer’s dispute over maritime borders and energy rights in the eastern Mediterranean...

30. 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...

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