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1. Perdios: Cyprus expects just 30% of last year’s tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/perdios-cyprus-expects-just-30-of-last-year-s-tourists

Cyprus expects to attract just 30% of the four million tourists that visited the island last year, deputy minister for tourism Savvas Perdios said, claiming that this year will without a doubt be very tough for the local tourism sector, but the epidemiological data of the island and countries from which it expects tourists will ultimately have the final say....

2. Health officials struggling to locate infection source of Thursday's new case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-officials-struggling-to-locate-source-of-infection-of-thursday-s-new-case

Health Ministry officials are struggling to locate the source of Cyprus’ new coronavirus case on Thursday, which involved a patient who was being treated at a private hospital....

3. Egypt one of Cyprus' closest friends, Anastasiades says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/egypt-one-of-cyprus-closest-friends-anastasiades-says

“Egypt is one of our closest friends and a strategic partner” President Nicos Anastasiades said in a tweet on Friday after sharing a telephone conversation with his Egyptian counterpart, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi....

4. Mass deportations underway in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mass-deportations-underway-in-cyprus

The Republic of Cyprus has begun expelling foreign nationals who have been turned down for asylum, citing concerns over security threats and changing demographics due to a migration crisis...

5. 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....

6. Over 7,500 repatriated to Cyprus so far

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-7-500-repatriated-to-cyprus-so-far

Over 7,500 people have been repatriated to Cyprus over the last two months, Foreign Ministry spokesman Demetris Samuel said Monday, when three more rescue flights were expected to fly in....

7. Cyprus extends flight ban but has a plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-extends-flight-ban-but-has-a-plan

Cyprus on Monday extended a ban on commercial flights into and out of the country until May 28 as the government considers ways to restore the country’s tourism industry to meet an anticipated swell in demand from vacationers eager to escape coronavirus lockdowns...

8. 3,000 to be repatriated to Cyprus in May

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/3-000-to-be-repatriated-to-cyprus-in-may

Cyprus is receiving around 200-300 returnees from abroad on a daily basis, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said on Monday, noting that May is expected to see the repatriation of some 3,000 in total....

9. Some 2.5 thousand to be repatriated in first weeks of May

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/some-2-5-thousand-cyprus-nationals-apply-for-repatriation

Around 2.5 thousand Cypriot nationals and legal residents of the island are expected to be repatriated between May 1 and 15 from several foreign countries where they were left stranded after the international outbreak of coronavirus....

10. 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...

11. 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....

12. Sustainability the key word in approach against COVID-19, says Swedish Ambassador

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sustainability-the-key-word-in-approach-against-covid-19-says-swedish-ambassador

Sweden’s Ambassador in Nicosia Anders Hagelberg has spoken of the need for a sustainable approach as regards dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak and has noted that one cannot compare the measures taken in different countries, as each one has different social and family structures in place....

13. Cyprus stays put beyond Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-stays-put-beyond-easter

Church and state got behind scientists this week in the Republic of Cyprus, with the government extending measures beyond Easter to stop the spread of Covid-19 despite partial data suggesting a flattening of the curve...

14. 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....

15. Cyprus students stranded abroad challenge legality of measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-students-stranded-abroad-challenge-legality-of-measures

Two Cypriot students stranded abroad are challenging the legality and constitutionality of the Republic of Cyprus’ restriction measures enforced amid the coronavirus outbreak, and have asked Cyprus courts to issue interim orders that would allow their repatriation....

16. People stranded in Cyprus continue to be evacuated on rescue flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/people-stranded-in-cyprus-continue-to-be-evacuated-on-rescue-flights

Two rescue flights will be departing from Larnaca and Paphos International airports on Friday, evacuating people who were stranded in Cyprus after the ban imposed on flights due to the coronavirus pandemic....

17. EU leaders call for recovery plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-call-for-recovery-plan

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades took part in a video conference with the EU leaders, as the bloc sought to find common ground on how best to share the burden...

18. Quarantined students in north put foot down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/quarantined-students-in-north-put-foot-down

Turkish Cypriot students who flew to the north on a charter flight were up in arms over quarantine accommodations, while both sides of the island were having a hard time convincing people to comply with quarantine rules...

19. Seats available on Easyjet rescue flights to UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seats-available-on-easyjet-rescue-flights-to-uk

Seats are still available on Easyjet rescue flights to the UK departing from Cyprus on Friday and Saturday, the British High Commission said on Friday....

20. Cyprus follows through with charter flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-follows-through-with-chartered-flights

Cypriots stranded in the UK will be repatriated with two chartered flights, after the government revised its decision of asking citizens who traveled abroad to stay put...

21. Paphos airport on alert after woman arrives with high fever

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-airport-on-alert-after-woman-arrives-with-high-fever

Paphos airport was on alert on Thursday after a woman who had flown in from Malta showed symptoms of high fever when tested by airport medics....

22. Repatriations cutting it close to flight ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/repatriations-cutting-it-close-to-universal-ban

Hundreds of citizens have asked to be repatriated to the Republic of Cyprus, prompting the government to seek options to beat a universal ban on all flights that goes into effect on Saturday...

23. British High Commission issues FAQ responses for UK tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-high-commission-issues-faq-responses-for-uk-tourists

The British High Commission on Wednesday provided a series of responses to frequently asked questions by British tourists in Cyprus regarding the unfolding coronavirus pandemic on the island. ...

24. EU-backed program foresees voluntary repatriation for 5,000 migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-backed-program-foresees-voluntary-repatriation-for-5-000-migrants

Migration Policy Minister Notis Mitarakis and European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson on Thursday jointly announced the establishment of a European Union-backed program for the repatriation of 5,000 migrants from Greece. ...

25. Woman slams Cyprus after mom’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-slams-cyprus-after-mom-s-death

A petition online is calling on insurance companies to recognize the north as a legal entity, following a British woman’s death in Cyprus and her daughter’s ordeal trying to cut through red tape between the two divided communities...

26. Thomas Cook flight out of Cyprus gets emotional

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thomas-cook-flight-out-of-cyprus-gets-emotional

Things got emotional on a Larnaca-Bristol flight last week when passengers, who had been left stranded in Cyprus, passed the collection plate in a “bloody generous” whip-round for the flight attendants...

27. Thomas Cook crash is dry run for Brexit failures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thomas-cook-crash-is-dry-run-for-brexit-failures

Social historians will mourn the demise of the world’s oldest travel company, founded by a Baptist carpenter in northern England in 1841; their corporate counterparts will not. With more than 500 high street outlets, Thomas Cook demonstrated a stunning inability to adapt to changing travel habits. The rise of budget airlines and disruptors like Airbnb combined with the weak pound and the unusually hot summer of 2018 to kill off the company which had suffered a near-death experience in 2011. ...

28. Cyprus hotels to take a €60 million hit as thousands stranded by Thomas Cook collapse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hotels-to-take-a-€60-million-hit-as-thousands-stranded-by-thomas-cook-collapse

Officials at the Deputy Ministry of Tourism are scrambling to ascertain the impact of the collapse of Thomas Cook on the Cypriot hotel industry. ...

29. Thomas Cook goes bust

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thomas-cook-goes-bust

The world’s oldest travel firm Thomas Cook collapsed on Monday, leaving hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers stranded around the world including Cyprus ...

30. Britain's Thomas Cook scrambles for £200 million to avert collapse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-s-thomas-cook-scrambles-for-£200-million-to-avert-collapse

Britain’s Thomas Cook needs to find an extra 200 million pounds to satisfy its lenders or one of the world’s oldest holiday company risks collapse, potentially stranding thousands of holidaymakers across Europe. ...

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