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06 October, 2022
 

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1. Ukrainians celebrate their Independence Day as war rages on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukrainians-celebrate-their-independence-day-as-war-rages-on

The Ukrainian Ambassador to Cyprus, Ruslan Nimchynskyi, expressed the Ukrainian embassy's and the Ukrainian community’s gratitude to Cyprus and other countries for the solidarity exhibited in an event that took place on Wednesday on the occasion of the 31st anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence....

2. Italy's PM resigns spelling trouble for Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/italy-s-pm-resigns-spelling-trouble-for-europe

Italian prime minister Mario Draghi has resigned, ending a national unity government formed to tackle unpopular reforms and spelling trouble for Europe at a time of acute economic challenges....

3. Greece: Covid infected tourists no longer required to quarantine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-covid-infected-tourists-no-longer-required-to-quarantine

A new government decision issued by the Greek authorities earlier this week has established that tourists who get infected with the COVID-19 disease while being in Greece will not be required to go into quarantine. ...

4. Weekend urgent care clinics aim to undo ER misuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/weekend-urgent-care-clinics-aim-to-undo-er-misuse

The government of the Republic of Cyprus launched a new urgent care program over the weekend where citizens could visit a clinic for minor problems in an effort to unclog the emergency room...

5. EU strikes deal on adequate minimum wage in member states

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-strikes-deal-on-adequate-minimum-wage-in-member-states

With a deal struck on Monday night, Parliament and Council negotiators agreed on EU rules to set adequate minimum wages, as provided by national law and/or collective agreements....

6. RICS Cyprus Property Price Index with KPMG in Cyprus announces results of Q1 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/rics-cyprus-property-price-index-with-kpmg-in-cyprus-announces-results-of-q1-2022

KPMG in Cyprus announces that the “RICS Cyprus Property Price Index with KPMG in Cyprus” has been issued for Q1 2022...

7. Three thousand bookings for Piraeus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-thousand-bookings-for-piraeus

The Daleela ferry will depart for the first time from the port of Limassol on Sunday, June 19 at 12 noon and will arrive at the port of Piraeus around 6 pm on Monday....

8. Cyprus 'very close' to ending all covid restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-very-close-to-ending-all-covid-restrictions

The Cypriot government is ‘very close’ to ending all coronavirus restrictions according to health minister, who says hospitalizations were down significantly in the last couple of days...

9. Restrictive measures to be lifted completely

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/restrictive-measures-to-be-lifted-completely

With the epidemiological picture showing a small but steady improvement, the road to normalcy is wide open, with the agenda including the lifting of more restrictions and ultimately the introduction of new significant relaxations....

10. Cyprus overhauls rape investigations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-overhauls-rape-investigations

Cyprus police say from now on rape accusers will receive emotional support and be interviewed by officers of the same gender, as new guidelines begin to take hold following the vindication of a British woman who did not get fair treatment on the island...

11. Cyprus scraps safe pass in supermarkets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scraps-safe-pass-in-supermarkets

Consumers in the Republic of Cyprus no longer have to use a Safe Pass to enter supermarkets and other shops selling necessity goods, after the health ministry adopted categories of high, medium, and low risk venues...

12. House uncovers promotion in Ayia Napa rape case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-uncovers-promotion-in-ayia-napa-rape-case

A Cypriot member of parliament is seeking answers from police in the Ayia Napa rape case, following revelations that the lead investigator got a promotion after losing a case due to stolen evidence instead of being investigated...

13. Cyprus keeps hopes up as Wonder bids farewell

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-keeps-hopes-up-as-wonder-bids-farewell

Wonder of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship left Limassol on Thursday at 4:30pm after a short visit to pick up crew and renew the company’s commitment to Cyprus at a particularly tough time for both the industry and the island looking to rebrand itself...

14. Judge gets schooled in Ayia Napa rape case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-gets-schooled-in-ayia-napa-rape-case

A lawyer for a British woman, whose conviction in Cyprus for lying to police about being raped was overturned by the highest court in the land, says the family is waiting to see how authorities will respond, after a Supreme Court decision pointed fingers at law enforcement and the district judge for failing to exercise due diligence...

15. Britain: COVID travel restrictions are being scrapped

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-covid-travel-restrictions-are-being-scrapped

The COVID travel restrictions imposed by the government are being scrapped....

16. This is how 'test to stay' will be applied in schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/this-is-how-test-to-stay-will-be-applied-in-schools

In accordance with the Ministry of Health's efforts to keep schools safe and in operation without depriving students of their basic right to education, members of the Scientific Advisory Committee have made a unanimous decision to apply the "test to stay" measure in Primary and Secondary schools as of Monday the 24th of January 2022....

17. 'Health care is a moral obligation': Pope Francis backs global Covid vaccination programmes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-care-is-a-moral-obligation-pope-francis-backs-global-covid-vaccination-programmes

Pope Francis declared today that getting vaccinated against the coronavirus is a 'moral obligation' and denounced how people had been swayed by 'baseless information' to refuse jabs....

18. Schools are opening despite the outbreak of the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-are-opening-despite-the-outbreak-of-the-pandemic

Calls from the public and within the Scientific Advisory Committee for a slight postponement in the opening of schools have not dampened the government's position on their planned return next week. ...

19. Christmas PCR measure at airports goes into effect

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christmas-pcr-measure-at-airports-goes-into-effect

Passengers flying to the Republic of Cyprus starting on Wednesday must show a recent negative PCR test regardless of vaccination status, with airport officials saying the measure is not unprecedented and a local doctor arguing it should have been taken before the Christmas holidays...

20. 85% of patients at the Famagusta Reference Hospital are unvaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/85-of-patients-at-the-famagusta-reference-hospital-are-unvaccinated

The scientific director of Larnaka and Famagusta Hospitals, Amalia Hadjiyianni, said that 85% of the patients receiving treatment in Famagusta Reference Hospital are unvaccinated. She told the Cyprus News Agency that 42 patients are right now hospitalized of whom 7 are in the ICU....

21. Powerful message for wildlife after flamingo rescue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/powerful-message-for-wildlife-after-flamingo-rescue

Members of the Chinese community in Cyprus have a powerful message in support of wildlife this week, after a student notified authorities about a trapped pink flamingo in Larnaca’s Salt Lake...

22. Minister says Cyprus’ COVID situation manageable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-says-cyprus-covid-situation-manageable

Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela says the government is ready to deal with various contingencies, adding the situation in Cyprus is manageable and not different from other countries that are also seeing a huge rise in cases...

23. Omicron Mutation: A quiet New Year for dozens of cities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/omicron-mutation-a-quiet-new-year-for-dozens-of-cities

As the whole world prepares to say goodbye to 2021, a year marked by the pandemic and coronavirus mutations, we are once again canceling massive festive New Year events....

24. Doctor says government stalling pandemic response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctor-says-government-stalling-pandemic-response

A local doctor says additional pandemic measures that go into effect next week should have been taken back in November, while accusing the Cypriot government of failing to stick to a plan to minimize the spread of coronavirus...

25. Pandemic: New Year's Eve under consideration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pandemic-new-year-s-eve-under-consideration

Experts are preparing for a difficult winter, what remains of it that is, due to the manifestation of the aggressive Omicron mutation. Like other European countries, Cyprus is experiencing a difficult period, a few days before the new year. ...

26. Cyprus unaffected as flights get canceled worldwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-unaffected-as-flights-get-canceled-worldwide

Hermes Airports in the Republic of Cyprus say a cancelation of flights around the world has not affected the island, as airlines across the globe have been pulling planes during the Christmas travel period over fears of the Omicron variant...

27. Contacts with booster shot not required to isolate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/contacts-with-booster-shot-not-required-to-isolate

The government in the Republic of Cyprus says close contacts who have received a booster shot against the coronavirus are not required to isolate during the holidays, but scientists are still studying the potential impact of the new omicron variant...

28. 'If necessary more measures will be taken to handle Omicron variant', Health Minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/if-necessary-more-measures-will-be-taken-to-handle-omicron-variant-health-minister-says

"If necessary we will take measures to manage the Omicron mutation after we confer with our experts", said Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantelas today in statements after the opening of the new wing for post-COVID patients at Eden Resort in Tersefanou village....

29. New measures - Masks required everywhere from Friday in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-measures-masks-required-everywhere-from-friday-in-greece

Although numbers appear to be falling in recent weeks, experts warn of a "tsunami" after the holidays, ...

30. Christmas events in the Municipality of Nicosia December 21, 2021 - January 2, 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/christmas-events-in-the-municipality-of-nicosia-december-21-2021-january-2-2022

Wander around the city streets of Nicosia and bask in the festive atmosphere this holiday season. You'll find many events in and around the city. Check out the list below....

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