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1. Cyprus to foot the bill for infected tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-foot-the-bill-for-infected-tourists

The Republic of Cyprus is pledging to cover all costs for anyone testing positive for the coronavirus while on vacation on the eastern Mediterranean island nation...

2. Greece to welcome Germans, Cypriots, Israelis in first wave of visitors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-to-welcome-germans-cypriots-israelis-in-first-wave-of-visitors

Greece will allow travelers from around two dozen countries including Germany, Cyprus and Israel to visit from mid-June without having to be quarantined, government officials said, part of a gradual easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions....

3. Asylum seekers continue to protest confinement at Pournara camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-continue-to-protest-confinement-at-pournara-camp

Residents of the Pournara refugee camp in Kokkinotrimithia continued to protest on Wednesday morning against the enduring lockdown on the camp....

4. Republic of Cyprus starts its biggest engine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/republic-of-cyprus-starts-its-biggest-engine

A new presidential address to the nation on Wednesday is expected to set the tone as the Republic of Cyprus is gearing up for the summer season but debate over health concerns and social distancing still rages on...

5. Demonstration outside refugee camp sparks Government reaction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/demonstration-outside-refugee-camp-sparks-government-reaction

A demonstration staged outside the Pournara camp in Kokkinotrimithia on Sunday calling for an end to the arbitrary detention of hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers stirred reaction from the Government on Tuesday, with an Interior Ministry announcement claiming it won’t be allowing any further ghettoization of the island....

6. New quarantine rules issued for repatriated persons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-quarantine-rules-issued-for-repatriated-persons

With the mandatory 14-day quarantine for returnees from abroad officially scrapped on Monday, the Health Ministry issued new guidelines whereby those being repatriated will only be required to stay in a quarantine hotel until their test results are out....

7. Airports to reopen in two stages from June 9

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/airports-to-reopen-in-two-stages-from-june-9

Cyprus on Friday worked out the details of the resumption of its tourism sector, with the Cabinet green lighting a two-stage action plan for the reopening of the Larnaca and Paphos airports....

8. Cabinet approves bill imposing steep rise in penalties for decree violations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-bill-imposing-steep-rise-in-penalties-for-decree-violations

The Cabinet on Friday approved a bill seeking to see penalties for violations of coronavirus measures skyrocket, as part of government efforts to increase deterrents to disregarding decrees and regulations under the Quarantine Law as the island gradually returns to normality....

9. Health advisory committee evaluating 20 countries for tourism protocol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-advisory-committee-evaluating-20-countries-for-tourism-protocol

With the Cabinet set to take concrete decisions on Friday regarding the gradual resumption of the operation of airports in mid-June, the Health Ministry’s epidemiological surveillance unit is evaluating a list of 20 countries from which Cyprus could receive tourists this summer....

10. Divided Cyprus slammed over refugee pushback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-slammed-over-refugee-pushback

Two dozen groups around the world have condemned authorities on both sides of divided Cyprus after 175 Syrian refugees were denied the right to seek asylum...

11. Cyprus football leagues officially called off

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-football-leagues-officially-called-off

This year’s first and second division local football leagues were officially called off on Friday, an announcement by the Cyprus Football Association confirmed....

12. EU pushes to unlock borders as coronavirus ravages travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-pushes-to-unlock-borders-as-coronavirus-ravages-travel

13. Measures being prepared for reopening of airports in June

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/measures-being-prepared-for-reopening-of-airports-in-june

The expert team of scientists advising the Health Ministry are coming up with measures that would allow airports to resume operation by June, Head of the Pancyprian Medical Association’s Special Committee on dealing with the coronavirus, Maria Koliou, said Tuesday....

14. High school seniors back to school

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-school-seniors-back-to-school

Around ten thousand high school seniors returned to public schools on Monday, after almost two months away from their classes due to the restrictive measures to curb the spread of coronavirus...

15. Cute lion cubs in Paphos steal show [VIDEO]

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cute-lion-cubs-in-paphos-steal-show

A video shows two new white lion cubs sheltering in place without a care in the world during lockdown in Cyprus...

16. As coronavirus lockdown eases, Cypriots still in limbo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/as-coronavirus-lockdown-eases-cypriots-still-in-limbo

Deniz Birinci had just hours to stuff her and her baby daughter’s belongings into suitcases and bin bags on March 16 before the two sides on the divided island of Cyprus imposed lockdowns to halt the spread of the new coronavirus....

17. 'Tourism dogma' piques Israel’s interest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-dogma-piques-israel-s-interest

The Israeli tourism minister says his country is looking into the possibility of joining a safe zone for travel that is currently in the works between Cyprus and Greece...

18. Cyprus police pick up pace in spy van probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-pick-up-pace-in-spy-van-probe

The surveillance company executive at the centre of a high profile spy van case in Cyprus is expected to give a police deposition as early as Tuesday, with reports saying the former Israeli intelligence officer insists he never broke the law...

19. Conditions at migrant camps improving, but arbitrary detention issues remain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/conditions-at-migrant-camps-improving-but-arbitrary-detention-issues-remain

The UNHCR office in Cyprus said on Monday that it was pleased with the steps being taken to improve the living conditions of asylum seekers on the island, but expressed hope that additional measures will follow to tackle the multifaceted issues that emerged amid the coronavirus outbreak....

20. Greece eyes gradual easing of lockdown measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-eyes-gradual-easing-of-lockdown-measures

The Greek government is working on a plan to ease some of the restrictions that have been introduced to curb the spread of the coronavirus, with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis expected to make announcements next week....

21. Coronavirus hits third migrant facility as Greece plans to ease lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-hits-third-migrant-facility-as-greece-plans-to-ease-lockdown

The death of a 101-year-old woman at Sotiria Hospital in Athens took Greece’s coronavirus toll to 120 on Tuesday afternoon....

22. Israel’s Sheba declares curve ‘flattened out’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-s-sheba-declares-curve-‘flattened-out

The director of Sheba Medical Center says the coronavirus epidemic in Israel is under control, adding he is confident that Cyprus was on its way to beat the virus as well...

23. Future for rescued refugees in north unknown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/future-of-rescued-refugees-in-north-unknown

The fate of 175 Syrian refugees, trapped in the north of the island amid the coronavirus pandemic, remains unknown while a human rights group is calling on Greek Cypriot authorities to take them in...

24. New decree allows repatriation of all legal residents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-decree-allows-repatriation-for-all-legal-residents

By Thursday, a sum of 9,282 students abroad who chose to remain put amid the coronavirus outbreak had received a €750 government benefit, as promised last month....

25. Greece to move over 2,300 refugees to mainland after Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-to-move-over-2-300-refugees-to-mainland-after-easter

Greek authorities will begin the gradual transfer of 2,380 asylum seekers and their families from island camps to accommodation facilities on the mainland after Orthodox Easter (April 19), the country’s Migration Ministry said Thursday. ...

26. EU unveils virus exit roadmap, hoping to avoid more chaos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-unveils-virus-exit-roadmap-hoping-to-avoid-more-chaos

The European Union moved Wednesday to head off a chaotic and potentially disastrous easing of restrictions that are limiting the spread of the coronavirus, warning its 27 nations to move very cautiously as they return to normal life and base their actions on scientific advice....

27. 5G bashers in Cyprus set antenna on fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/5g-bashers-in-cyprus-set-antenna-on-fire

Conspiracy theories took a front seat on social media over the weekend, with the burning of a cell phone antenna in Limassol taking place after a full-blown debate on whether 5G was linked to the coronavirus pandemic...

28. President: Lockdown measures extended until end of April

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-measures-extended-until-end-of-april

Lockdown and other measures in place to contain the coronavirus outbreak will be extended until April 30, with no exceptions to be made during the Orthodox Easter period, President Nicos Anastasiades said in his televised national address on Wednesday night....

29. UNHCR steps in to ensure refugees in Cyprus receive proper protection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-steps-in-to-ensure-refugees-in-cyprus-receive-proper-protection

The UNHCR office in Cyprus has stressed that refugees must be included in the government’s planning and response to the Covid-19 pandemic, offering hands-on solutions to the myriad problems in the government’s handling of refugee and asylum procedures that have only been exacerbated by the current crisis....

30. Cyprus in the mix as world seeks cure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-in-the-mix-as-world-seeks-cure

An Israeli military aircraft has delivered five tons of chloroquine to Cyprus this week, amid reports of secret wars over limited access to the drug but also uncertainty over its effectiveness in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic...

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