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19 January, 2021
 

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1. Smoothening the cliff edge in EU-UK relations

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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....

2. Two arrested before car caravan in Nicosia

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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...

3. Cyprus confirms highly contagious strain

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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...

4. Emergency lights and sirens mark New Year

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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...

5. Quarantine hairstylist says he broke no laws

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A hairstylist who tested positive for COVID-19 and suffered the wrath of the press after police cited him for violating health protocols says he did not break any laws, with police urging the public to remain vigilant in the fight against the spread of the virus...

6. All education levels revert to distance learning

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Primary, middle, and high school won’t be returning to school classrooms on January 7, as the Education Ministry announced Tuesday that the school year will resume via distance learning....

7. Cyprus upbeat after first shots

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Cypriot patients received their first vaccine shot against COVID-19 on Sunday without immediate side effects, at a time when the coronavirus referral hospital was nearing capacity and experts saying protection for those vaccinated will kick in seven days after their second dose...

8. Cabinet narrowly waters down measures

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The President’s Cabinet has decided to extend measures throughout the winter holidays with only slight deviations on special days, noting recent developments did not allow a further lift of restrictions aimed at combating the spread of the coronavirus...

9. Signs of stabilization as Cyprus preps for inoculations

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The coronavirus situation is showing signs of stabilization and a drop in the number of daily cases is expected, member of the government’s health advisory committee Dr Petros Karayiannis said Wednesday....

10. Anti-vaxxers clash with police in Nicosia

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Riot police clashed with protesters in west Nicosia on Thursday, where a demonstration took place against vaccinations and health restrictions imposed by the government...

11. Past week was the worst epidemiologically since outbreak

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Health minister Constantinos Ioannou was the bearer of unpleasant news on Tuesday, announcing that the current epidemiological situation doesn’t appear to leave room for the planned relaxation of measures from December 14....

12. New coronavirus call centre launched

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A new call centre was launched to provide support and information on all issues related to the local coronavirus pandemic and rules in place....

13. Health ministry responds to questions on new measures

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The health ministry on Monday responded to five questions regarding the new restriction measures that are to affect the island until mid-December....

14. Cyprus makes last ditch effort to beat virus

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The latest measures against the spread of the coronavirus went into effect on Monday, including a night curfew across all districts, as calls for all citizens to be tested multiplied just before Christmas holidays...

15. Health Ministry to buy additional 400,000 rapid antigen tests

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The Council of Ministers has approved a proposal tabled by the Minister of Health Constantinos Ioannou for the purchase of an additional 400,000 rapid antigen tests to bolster efforts toward monitoring the island’s epidemiological situation and limiting the spread of coronavirus. ...

16. Trump okays Biden transition

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After weeks of waiting, President Donald Trump’s administration on Monday cleared the way for President-elect Joe Biden to transition to the White House, giving him access to briefings and funding even as Trump vowed to continue fighting the election results...

17. Experts assist in Cyprus' spy van probe

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Following months of sluggish investigation into Cyprus’ spy van, police investigators are reportedly in the process of drafting their final report while another expert is due to arrive on the island to lend a hand...

18. Cyprus suspends freedom of assembly

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The health ministry in the Republic of Cyprus has issued a ban on public gatherings, including the right to a peaceful assembly, saying high risks of spreading the coronavirus could take a toll on the country’s healthcare system...

19. Police feel tricked over Limassol protest

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Police say the main organizer of Saturday’s chaotic protest in Limassol “broke his promise” after he reassured officials the demonstration had been canceled, while members of the public landed hard on authorities for not doing enough to clamp down on violent protesters...

20. Schools told to take ‘rustic’ measures

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Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou drew criticism and humour on social media this week after he suggested young children in school could use throw blankets while doors and windows remained open for ventilation due to the pandemic...

21. Systems tested by slaughterhouse outbreak

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A company that owns a slaughterhouse in rural Nicosia has until Monday to explain how 79 people were found working without proper authorization, following a coronavirus outbreak on the premises and days after the firm hinted that government officials were supplying asylum seekers for manual labour through backchannels...

22. President's Cabinet to rethink COVID strategy

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President Nicos Anastasiades has called for an emergency Cabinet meeting on Monday, after data over the weekend appeared to suggest that things were taking a turn for the worse despite hard work and added measures...

23. Cypriots to protest over golden passports probe

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A new demonstration will take place outside the Presidential Palace on Friday, with protesters gathering to express their frustration over the government’s handling of the golden passport scandal and demand that officials take ownership of the crisis...

24. Limassol police corner in suspect vehicle

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Three patrol cars collided with a suspect vehicle on Wednesday night in Limassol, after the driver failed to stop for inspection, with officers ending up making arrests on drug, traffic, and public health violations...

25. Passport committee shuns media over COVID

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The special investigative committee probing the passport scandal in the Republic of Cyprus cited the pandemic this week after banning reporters from hearings, while it was unclear how Thursday’s additional COVID measures would further affect media coverage...

26. Cyprus tightens restrictions, imposes 11pm curfew

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In a national address on Wednesday night, the Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said the government was obliged to take tough decisions for stricter measures as the island was no exception to Europe’s second coronavirus wave, before the health minister stepped in to outline the new measures that come into effect on Thursday....

27. Cypriots await new COVID measures

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The President’s Cabinet will convene on Wednesday evening to discuss a new package of measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus in Cyprus, with announcements expected immediately after the session...

28. Police fire shot after graffiti arrest

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A police officer fired a warning shot on Monday night in Limassol, after a gang of hooded young men tried to interfere with a graffiti-related arrest...

29. Expert concerned over cases at private hospitals, businesses

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Member of the government’s health advisory committee Dr Petros Karayiannis raised the alarm on Friday over the large numbers of new coronavirus cases being detected among employees of private sector establishments such as hospitals, universities, banks, and companies....

30. Cyprus tightens restrictions as virus flares

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The health ministry tightened its grip on the island in a bid to slow down the recent extreme flare-up of the virus that has sent daily new cases into three-digit numbers....

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