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1. COVID-19 outbreak both a curse and a blessing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-outbreak-both-a-curse-and-a-blessing

The coronavirus pandemic in Cyprus has come as both a curse and a blessing, as it forced authorities to move with unprecedented speeds toward a digital transformation, Deputy Minister for Research, Innovation and Digital Policy Kyriacos Kokkinos said Thursday....

2. Schools in the north sit out rest of the year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-in-the-north-sit-year-out

Officials in the north say schools will remain closed through the end of the academic year, as debate in the south rages on over the government’s decision to gradually open public schools...

3. Coronavirus measures under scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-measures-under-scrutiny

Health measures rolled out on the island were the topic of conversation on Wednesday morning, as more people who came in contact with a Nicosia-based infected doctor tested negative for the coronavirus...

4. Cypriot students take to the streets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-students-take-to-the-streets

Organized student groups were gathering outside the Presidential Palace in Nicosia on Thursday to protest the implementation of exams on a semester basis...

5. Wars continue over semesters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-wars-over-semesters

OELMEK teachers voted on Monday against a proposed strike on exam day, essentially turning their backs on the leadership that has been calling on members to resist a new semester-based system...

6. Wrong guy arrested in abduction scares

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wrong-guy-arrested-in-abduction-scares

A man detained over recent abduction scares in Nicosia was released Tuesday evening, with police saying he did not appear to be involved in the incidents...

7. Young student says teacher roughed him up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-student-says-teacher-roughed-him-up

An elementary student in Limassol says he was roughed up by his teacher, while the boy’s legal guardian says this was not an isolated incident...

8. Teacher strike looming over semesters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teacher-strike-looming-over-opposition-to-semesters

State high school teachers are preparing to strike over their opposition to a semester-based exam schedule, with OELMEK union calling on its members to show no interest in putting the exams together...

9. Medical files set on fire at a Larnaca school

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/medical-records-set-on-fire-at-a-larnaca-school

Police are investigating a suspected arson at a Larnaca elementary school, where medical records of pupils appeared to have been set on fire...

10. School vendor mistaken for kidnapper

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/school-vendor-mistaken-for-kidnapper-in-larnaca

Larnaca police went on high alert Friday by responding to a school complaint over a possible kidnapper, who ended up being a vendor for the canteen...

11. Supreme Court invalidates police warrant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-invalidates-police-warrant

A search warrant against an unlicenced education centre was found to have violated the principle of proportionality, according to a Supreme Court ruling that reprimanded law enforcement officials for acting beyond their scope...

12. Body count in Mitseros still unknown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/body-count-in-mitseros-still-unknown

Police in Cyprus are scrambling to locate and identify bodies of foreign women following the arrest of a suspected serial killer, while the total number of slain victims is unknown with critics accusing law enforcement of not doing enough...

13. More experts join Mitseros investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-experts-join-mitseros-investigation

A former student of the suspected serial killer says the army captain was fascinated with Mitseros during photography lessons but there was never any indication that he might be a psychopath...

14. Students in shock after angry dad incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/students-in-shock-after-angry-dad-incident

Police have received a formal complaint about a couple who walked to a primary school looking for a pupil who had an argument with their son...

15. Final weekend for Mall of Cyprus 'Ice Age'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/final-weekend-for-mall-of-cyprus-ice-age-exhibition

There is still time for weekend visitors at the Mall of Cyprus to immerse themselves in the fascinating world of the Ice Age, as the unique exhibit is drawing to a close next Wednesday...

16. Primary schools to beef up security

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/primary-schools-to-beef-up-security

The premises of public primary schools and kindergartens in Cyprus could soon be surrounded by taller fencing and gates, based on discussion among officials in the aftermath of the Larnaca abduction case...

17. Larnaca abduction probe drawing to a close

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-abduction-probe-drawing-to-a-close

No charges have been filed against the male nurse in the Larnaca abduction case, with police saying the investigation has entered an advanced stage and could be completed in a number of days...

18. Male nurse detained in Larnaca abduction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/male-nurse-arrested-in-larnaca-abduction

Reports say a male nurse was being questioned in the Larnaca abduction case, after investigators learned that he was supplying the kidnapper with prescription tranquilizers that may have been used in drugging the two school boys...

19. New details emerge in Larnaca abduction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-details-emerge-in-larnaca-abduction

Larnaca investigators have learned that the suspect in Tuesday’s kidnapping had carefully laid out an elaborate plan to divert attention from police moments before snatching the two school boys...

20. Angry parent takes gun to school in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/angry-parent-takes-gun-to-school-in-the-north

Teacher unions in the north are calling for safety measures in Turkish Cypriot schools, following an incident where an angry parent pulled a gun on a primary teacher during class...

21. Motive still unclear in school boys’ abduction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/motive-still-unclear-in-school-boys-abduction

A 35-year-old male suspect appeared in court Wednesday morning in connection with the abduction of two school boys that kept authorities on high alert for almost eight hours a day earlier...

22. Cabinet meets to address teacher crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-meets-to-address-teacher-crisis

The Cabinet is holding an emergency session Tuesday at noon to discuss the teacher crisis, with a whole host of problems in the backdrop including a slowdown by the unions...

23. Private schools unaffected by labour dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/private-schools-unaffected-by-labour-dispute

24. Limassol residents want mobile antenna removed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pissouri-residents-want-antenna-gone-this-year

Pissouri residents threaten to pull their kids out of school if Limassol authorities fail to remove a mobile telephony tower that is transmitting next to the community’s elementary school. Scientists remain unconvinced of any real health risk over wifi signals, but parents insist they don't want to take any chances....

25. Supply teachers go on strike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/adjunct-school-teachers-go-on-strike

26. Cypriot teacher in UK named best in the world

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cypriot-teacher-in-uk-named-best-in-the-world

A London educator of Greek Cypriot origin, Andria Zafirakou, has been named the world’s best teacher, winning a prize of $1 million and receiving congratulations from leaders around the globe. But her greatest achievement is her unwavering dedication to her low-income-family students, who need more than anything a quiet place to do their work....

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