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29 March, 2020
 

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1. 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....

2. Over 1200 Cyprus citizens repatriated last week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-1200-cyprus-citizens-repatriated-last-week

With the universal flight ban in place since Saturday, several rescue flights continued to fly in and out of Cyprus through the weekend, with one flight departing for Moscow on Monday afternoon to repatriate Russians stranded on the island following the Covid-19 outbreak....

3. Blocked refugees rescued in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blocked-refugees-rescued-in-the-north

Coast guard officials in the Republic of Cyprus blocked a boat carrying over a hundred undocumented migrants from entering territorial waters, while reports in the north said Turkish Cypriot authorities rescued 175 Syrians including women and children...

4. National Guard to oversee returnees quarantined in hotels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-national-guard-to-oversee-returnees-quarantined-in-hotels

As of Saturday, the National Guard will be bolstering efforts for the surveillance of quarantine facilities where some 1,300 repatriated Cypriots will be isolated for two weeks....

5. 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....

6. Farm worker critical after trailer home fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farm-worker-critical-after-trailer-home-fire

A farm worker in rural Nicosia, who suffered burns in a trailer home fire in rural Nicosia, was rescued by his employer who saw the flames on security cameras and sprang into action...

7. French frigate 'Auvergne' joins Cypriot- French search and rescue drill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-frigate-auvergne-joins-cypriot-french-search-and-rescue-drill

Cyprus and France held a joint Search and Rescue (SAR) exercise on Tuesday off the coast of Cyprus, with the participation of SAR Units and personnel of the Republic of Cyprus and France. The French frigate 'Auvergne' also took part in the drill....

8. Α defeat in the Cyprus Courts for Promsvyazbank

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/a-defeat-in-the-cyprus-courts-for-promsvyazbank

Clients of the Russian bank Promsvyazbank, which maintained a branch in Cyprus until the Central Bank revoked its license, won a small victory over the bank by bringing the case to court in Cyprus...

9. Deadly earthquake jolts eastern Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-earthquake-jolts-eastern-turkey

A powerful earthquake struck eastern Turkey on Friday, killing at least 20 people and collapsing buildings in affected towns near the center of the tremor, which was strong enough to be felt in several neighboring countries...

10. Cyprus pays off costly crisis loan early

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-pays-off-costly-crisis-loan-early

The Cypriot finance minister says the government is repaying an IMF rescue loan faster and at a lower rate after a double bond issuance expected to secure most of the country’s borrowing needs for 2020...

11. Video shows plane going down in Tehran

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/video-shows-plane-crashing-in-tehran

A Ukrainian airliner crashed soon after taking off from Tehran’s Imam Khomeini airport on Wednesday, killing all 176 people aboard, Iran’s state television and Ukraine’s leaders said...

12. Cypriots weathering windstorm aftermath

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-weathering-aftermath-of-windstorm

A wind advisory was set to expire Tuesday following several reported incidents and damages, while an east-moving low barometric pressure around Rhodes was showing signs of gradually falling by mid-week...

13. Cypriot dog charms Bristol neighbours

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-dog-charms-bristol-neighbours

A kind gesture by four flatmates in England, whose landlord wouldn’t allow pets, paid off big time after they wrote a letter to complete strangers asking if they could spend time with their dog...

14. Cars trapped during Troodos snowstorm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cars-trapped-during-troodos-snowstorm

Driving conditions were improved in many areas on Friday, while many mountain roads remained slippery a day after many cars were trapped in snow on Boxing Day...

15. Car winds up in stormy sea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/car-winds-up-in-stormy-sea

A video showing a car mysteriously stuck in storm waves in Limassol has gone viral, while a man inside the vehicle was said to have been rescued by a passerby...

16. Young man dies after car plunges off cliff

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-man-dies-after-car-plunges-off-cliff

The body of a young man was pulled from a car wreck on Sunday, hours after two friends had gone for a ride in rural Limassol and never answered their phones...

17. Man dies after Vasiliko crane mishap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-dies-after-vasiliko-crane-mishap

A local worker died in hospital on Tuesday hours after he was struck in the head by a crane hook during an incident at EAC’s Vasiliko power station in Limassol...

18. Worker suffocates to death under pile of dirt

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/worker-dies-under-mound-of-dirt

Both police and the labour office were investigating a work-related fatality on Monday, after emergency rescuers retrieved the body of a local builder from a collapsed retaining wall in Limassol...

19. President lauds outgoing finance minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-lauds-outgoing-finance-minister

President Nicos Anastasiades thanked outgoing Finance Minister Harris Georgiades for the work he has done in steering the economy “out of deep crisis towards growth" ...

20. Two dead after Greek storm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-dead-after-greek-storm

Schools in Attica will remain closed Monday until 10am due to problems raised by a storm, authorities said, after storms caused serious problems, leading to two deaths off Antirrio, western Greece....

21. Large group of refugees reaches Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/large-group-of-refugees-reaches-cyprus

A boat carrying over 120 refugees reached Cyprus on Wednesday, with reports saying most were Palestinians from Syria...

22. Six countries attend “Nemesis 2019” multinational exercise in Cyprus’ EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/six-countries-attend-nemesis-2019-multinational-exercise-in-cyprus-eez

Six countries participated on Wednesday in “Nemesis 2019”, a multinational Search & Rescue exercise, which was held in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the Republic of Cyprus, under the general coordination of the Joint Rescue Coordination Center....

23. Activists step in to rescue trapped birds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/activists-step-in-to-rescue-trapped-birds

A video showing the rescue of illegally trapped songbirds in Cyprus has been posted on Facebook by a group of activists, in an effort to raise awareness amongst the general public...

24. Refugees picked up off Cape Greco

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-picked-up-off-cape-greco

Over two dozen undocumented migrants were rescued off the coast of Cyprus on Thursday, after their boat was spotted by a coast guard vessel patrolling the waters near Cape Greco...

25. Weather warning still in effect

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/weather-warning-still-in-effect

The Fire Department says Thursday evening was uneventful in terms of weather after two days of heavy storms, while a yellow warning is still in effect until Friday evening...

26. Child dies after Greek coast guard rams boat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/child-dies-after-greek-coast-guard-rams-boat

The lifeless body of a child was pulled from the water off the Greek island of Kos on Wednesday morning, following an incident where a Coast Guard boat rammed a rubber dinghy carrying 34 people on board...

27. Nicosia awaits EU council decisions on Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-awaits-eu-council-decisions

The President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades expressed on Tuesday his satisfaction over the decision of EU Foreign Ministers with regard to Turkey’s illegal drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean, and said he expected the European Council to endorse sanctions in its upcoming meeting...

28. Driver dies horrible death in Limassol accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-dies-horrible-death-in-limassol-accident

A local man returning from a wedding celebration was killed in a horrible accident when his car crashed into a row of trees and burst into flames in Limassol...

29. Woman dies in rural Nicosia collision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-dies-in-rural-nicosia-collision

An elderly woman was killed in a brutal road collision in rural Nicosia when her car was hit twice in a chain reaction accident...

30. Cyprus stocking up on drones

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-stocking-up-on-drones

The Cyprus National Guard is said to have received its first four unmanned drones from Israel, allowing state agencies to obtain clear views from high above over land and water...

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