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1. Court battles brewing over COVID measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/court-battles-brewing-over-covid-measures

Over a hundred complaints and counting are waiting to be heard in Cypriot courts against the government and members of its coronavirus task force, with legality issues being raised over pandemic measures including Safe Pass...

2. Cyprus checks more items off relaxation list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-check-more-items-off-relaxation-list

Further easing of COVID restrictions went into effect Tuesday in the Republic of Cyprus, with daily cases remaining very low but a night curfew still remains in place until middle of next week...

3. Cyprus’ baddie 'opens up' Euro contest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-baddie-to-set-tone-at-euro-contest

After last year’s hiatus due to the pandemic, Eurovision fans around the world are hours away from enjoying the biggest live music event, with Cyprus’ entry opening the popular competition where love of music is mixed with high emotions and decisive computations to declare a winner...

4. Cyprus introduces safepass

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-introduces-safepass

Cyprus is introducing a so called 'safepass' as of Monday, 10 May until the end of the month. Citizens no longer need to send an sms for their movements and the curfew is extended from 11pm until 05:00 the next day...

5. Erdogan calls on Greek Istanbulites to return

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-calls-on-greek-istanbulites-to-return

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and others that he welcomes the return of Istanbulite Greeks back to their ancestral homes...

6. Mild-mannered Stylianides back in action

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mild-mannered-stylianides-back-in-action

Former European Commissioner Christos Stylianides will be appointed special adviser to Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas, Politico’s Playbook said Wednesday...

7. Religious event in Israel turns deadly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/religious-event-in-israel-turns-deadly

At least 44 people were crushed to death at an over-crowded religious bonfire festival in Israel on Friday, medics said, in what Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described as a 'heavy disaster'...

8. Cyprus scrambles on eve of third lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-on-eve-of-third-lockdown

Cyprus' Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou has announced a two-week lockdown starting Monday, including a revision for Holy Saturday midnight mass after Archbishop Chrysostomos cried foul over rules that were 'unacceptable'...

9. EOKA boy to get hero’s burial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eoka-boy-to-get-hero-s-burial

Greek Cypriot officials are on a quest to exhume the remains of a young boy, who was shot and killed during a student riot against British forces in 1956, in order to give him a hero’s burial...

10. Vandals spray paint mosque with graffiti

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vandals-spray-paint-mosque-with-graffiti

A graffiti incident at a mosque in Limassol has drawn wide condemnation on Thursday, a holiday with bicentennial celebrations on the island marking the Greek revolt against the Ottoman Empire...

11. Carnival revels cause national furor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/carnival-revels-cause-national-furor

Officials and health experts but also citizens were furious over the holiday weekend after carnival lovers in Limassol defied pandemic restrictions and gathered downtown for public celebration, with police onsite choosing not to confront the situation...

12. 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...

13. Travel categories of SMS system that returns Sunday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/travel-categories-of-sms-system-that-returns-sunday

The SMS system that Cyprus was happy to be rid of in late spring last year will be returning on Sunday as the island grapples with the rampant spread of coronavirus that has left the healthcare system increasingly burdened....

14. SMS system returns as Cyprus enters three-week lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sms-system-returns-as-cyprus-enters-three-week-lockdown

Cyprus Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou announced the new restrictions agreed upon by the Cabinet on Friday, which include a clampdown on unnecessary movements, and social and professional gatherings....

15. Churchgoers, verger booked after jam-packed Epiphany service

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/churchgoers-verger-booked-after-jam-packed-epiphany-service

Police have booked nine churchgoers and the verger of the church who openly defied government coronavirus restrictions on Wednesday during the Epiphany service held by the controversial Morphou Bishop Neophytos, who has since the outbreak of the pandemic caused headaches to authorities by outspokenly refusing to comply with government restrictions....

16. Teachers in Paphos dance Jerusalema

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teachers-in-paphos-dance-jerusalema

A group of teachers in Paphos took the Jerusalema Challenge this week, sending a message of hope and solidarity during the global pandemic...

17. EU warns against easing pandemic-containing measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-warns-against-easing-pandemic-containing-measures

As millions of European citizens gear up for the festive season, the European Union's executive commission urged member countries to keep strong anti-Covid-19 restrictions in place to avoid a post-holiday surge of coronavirus cases and deaths but stopped short of advising against travel....

18. Health ministry responds to questions on new measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-responds-to-questions-on-new-measures

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

19. Cyprus makes last ditch effort to beat virus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-makes-last-ditch-effort-to-beat-virus

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...

20. New measures announced, 9pm curfew imposed islandwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-measures-announced-9pm-curfew-imposed-islandwide

Health minister Constantinos Ioannou on Friday announced the Cabinet’s decisions on the new restrictions that will affect the Republic of Cyprus in December, with the starkest among them being an island-wide 9pm curfew....

21. Domestic violence figures maintain concerning climb

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/domestic-violence-maintain-concerning-climb

The police’s domestic violence unit received 180 complaints in September and October and made 29 arrests, justice minister Emily Yioliti said Wednesday. Meanwhile, the association for the prevention and handling of violence in the family (SPAVO) said it has marked an increase of 40% in calls received at the 1440 helpline....

22. Cyprus tightens restrictions, imposes 11pm curfew

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tightens-restrictions-imposes-11pm-curfew

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....

23. Cypriots await new COVID measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-await-new-covid-measures

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...

24. Bill introduces femicide in penal code

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-introduces-femicide-in-penal-code

A new bill proposal calling for femicide to be recognized officially as a sex-based hate crime has been submitted to the House legal affairs committee, with proponents saying the term would be helpful for prosecutorial reasons while some critics say the law might be sexist...

25. Varosha getting revamp ahead of Erdogan visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/varosha-getting-revamp-ahead-of-erdogan-visit

Preparations have begun within Varosha ahead of the upcoming visit of the Turkish President. Recent information points suggests that the Turkish government is moving ahead with significant interventions and revamp projects on the coastal front of the fenced-off city, which was re-opened by Turkish Cypriot authorities, with Turkey’s support, earlier this month....

26. Turkey at focus of Lavrov visit to Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-at-focus-of-lavrov-visit-to-athens

The main conclusion drawn from Monday's visit by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov was the mutual recognition that Greece can play a special role in Russia’s relations with the European Union, but also that Athens expects some support for its positions on maritime zones, while at the same time acknowledging the complicated relations between Moscow and Ankara....

27. Cyprus tightens restrictions as virus flares

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tightens-restrictions-as-virus-flares

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....

28. Emergency restriction measures on Nicosia, Limassol districts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/emergency-restrictive-measures-on-nicosia-limassol-districts

Emergency restriction measures are to be imposed on the Nicosia and Limassol districts on Tuesday in response to the climbing figure of new coronavirus cases being detected, mainly at workplaces and after family gatherings....

29. Measures imposed in Larnaca as virus flares

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/measures-imposed-on-larnaca-as-virus-flares

After the recent surge in coronavirus cases in the Larnaca district, where multiple chains of infection continue to grow daily, the health ministry on Wednesday re-imposed a number of localized restriction measures in a bid to tone down the spread....

30. Education ministry launches disciplinary probe against artist-headmaster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/education-ministry-launches-disciplinary-probe-against-artist-headmaster

The health ministry announced on Wednesday that it will be launching a disciplinary investigation against a public school headmaster, whose artwork, which he uploaded onto his personal Facebook profile, came to the attention of local social media users in recent days, drawing mixed reactions....

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