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19 January, 2021
 

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1. Officials weigh in on Pournara brawl

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-weigh-in-on-pournara-brawl

Eight tenants at Pournara migration facility were placed under arrest on Tuesday, following a violent brawl on camp grounds that erupted between two groups under circumstances still unclear...

2. Violent brawl breaks out at Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/violent-brawl-breaks-out-at-pournara

A large-scale violent confrontation between groups of asylum seekers erupted at Pournara camp on Monday night, with police calling for backup and two dozen ending up in the Emergency Room...

3. Two arrested after Syrian refugees reach shore

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-arrested-after-syrian-refugees-reach-shore

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of people smuggling after over a dozen presumptive refugees from Syria reached Cypriot shores late Tuesday night, while there was still concern over overcrowding concerns at a migrant camp outside the capital...

4. Biker dies in violent rural road crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biker-dies-in-violent-rural-road-collision

A biker was killed in a violent accident on Saturday after his motorcycle broke into two pieces following a collision with a pickup truck in rural Limassol...

5. Syrian refugees 'roughing it' at police station

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-held-at-police-station

Newly-arrived presumptive refugees were on standby this week, after reports said they were taken to a police station in Famagusta district due to overcrowding conditions at a migrant reception centre in rural Nicosia...

6. Cyprus still battered by severe weather

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-still-battered-by-severe-weather

An orange warning is in effect in Cyprus, which is still being battered by severe weather that landed hard on the eastern Mediterranean a day earlier...

7. Tornado causes damages in rural Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tornado-causes-damages-in-rural-nicosia

A tornado was sighted in Nicosia district on Monday, with reports saying extreme weather phenomena were popping up across the island including golf ball sized hail...

8. Wintry weather slams Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wintry-weather-slams-cyprus

A low pressure system moving across the eastern Mediterranean is affecting Cyprus, with officials on the island issuing a flood warning and police warning motorists to drive carefully...

9. Cyprus’ migrant camp way over capacity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-migrant-camp-way-over-capacity

The overcrowding situation with refugees and asylum seekers at Pournara camp was back in the news, following an unannounced visit by the state’s Ombudswoman who said she saw some improvements but also some problems still not being addressed such as the right to move freely out of the camp...

10. Fatal road collision under investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fatal-road-collision-under-investigation

The circumstances under which an elderly driver was killed in a road incident on Wednesday remained unknown, with police saying the incident was pending investigation...

11. Pedestrian killed in dangerous road accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pedestrian-killed-in-dangerous-road-accident

A man walking with his mother along a rural coastal road in Paphos district was killed after he was struck by a vehicle, with local representatives issuing urgent calls to expedite the construction of safety features in the area including a sidewalk...

12. Rescuers moved by injured man's devoted dog

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rescuers-moved-by-hunter-s-devoted-dog

A man who was out hunting with friends ended up being badly injured on Sunday after falling into a deep gorge, with fire fighters rushing to his rescue only to find the real hero was Paola, the hunter’s dog who did not want to leave her owner’s side...

13. Systems tested by slaughterhouse outbreak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/systems-tested-by-slaughterhouse-outbreak

A company that owns a slaughterhouse in rural Nicosia has until Monday to explain how 79 people were found working without proper authorization, following a coronavirus outbreak on the premises and days after the firm hinted that government officials were supplying asylum seekers for manual labour through backchannels...

14. Roadblocks as Cyprus cuts off two districts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/roadblocks-as-cyprus-cuts-off-districts

Police say officers will man random checkpoints in Limassol and Paphos districts, both which have been ordered essentially isolated from the rest of the island, following new strict measures to combat a second wave of the coronavirus...

15. Streak of stormy days begins in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/streak-of-stormy-days-begins-in-cyprus

A yellow warning is currently in effect in the Republic of Cyprus due to isolated thunderstorms, with chances of flooding in local areas, as a streak of stormy days enters the picture this week...

16. President's Cabinet to rethink COVID strategy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-s-cabinet-to-rethink-covid-strategy

President Nicos Anastasiades has called for an emergency Cabinet meeting on Monday, after data over the weekend appeared to suggest that things were taking a turn for the worse despite hard work and added measures...

17. Cyprus takes another crack at COVID

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-takes-another-crack-at-covid

President Nicos Anastasiades got personal in his address to the nation on Wednesday night, calling on citizens to do their fair share to stop the spread of the coronavirus while announcing stricter measures in all districts including a night curfew...

18. Hunters in Limassol spot mummified body

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hunters-in-limassol-spot-mummified-body

A group of hunters found a decomposed body on Sunday in a remote area in rural Limassol, with media reports suggesting the body could belong to an elderly hiker who disappeared earlier this summer...

19. Mountain areas tourism product to get new boost

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mountain-areas-tourism-product-to-get-new-boost

The deputy tourism ministry is joining forces with the forestry department to upgrade the tourism product of mountain and rural areas, focusing on improving nature trails, shelters facilitating bicycle tourism, and other projects aiming to upgrade forest recreation areas. ...

20. Turkish Cypriots elect Tatar as new leader

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-elect-tatar-as-new-leader

Turkish Cypriots elected a new leader on Sunday, Ersin Tatar, reaffirming strong ties with Ankara and signaling possibly new developments in the Cyprus Problem...

21. Local biker dies in Liopetri frontal crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/local-biker-dies-in-liopetri-frontal-crash

A local biker was killed in a road accident Friday night following a collision in rural Famagusta district...

22. Green transition in transport, agriculture an uphill task

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/green-transition-in-transport-agriculture-an-uphill-task

Achieving sustainable transport demands policies on a governmental and local level which will give priority to users, providing more accessible, fair and clean alternative solutions, chairman of the parliamentary committee on transport, Charalambos Pittokopitis, has said, noting that the transition could not be achieved overnight....

23. Police lower over-the-limit tolerance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-lower-over-the-limit-tolerance

Motorists who go slightly over the speed limit by relying on police tolerance will need to make new calculations next week, following a decision by the transport ministry...

24. Coronavirus measures bring sharp drop in EU asylum applications

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-measures-bring-sharp-drop-in-eu-asylum-applications

First-time asylum applicants in the EU recorded a sharp drop of almost 70% during the second quarter of 2020, mainly as a result of coronavirus emergency measures imposed by member states from March, Eurostat figures showed Wednesday....

25. Biker dies in crash after family outing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biker-dies-in-crash-after-family-outing

A local biker was killed in an accident in Limassol over the weekend, with police saying human factors played a primary role in the road victim’s fatal fall into a ditch...

26. Driver in Limassol fatality briefly arrested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-briefly-arrested-in-limassol-fatality

Police briefly arrested the driver in Limassol’s latest road fatality, where his girlfriend, a young mother of two, was killed violently after he lost control of the steering wheel...

27. Man arrested for shooting pregnant ex

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-arrested-for-shooting-pregnant-ex

A local woman in Famagusta district is in the hospital and her ex in police custody, after she was shot from a distance while sitting on her porch Sunday evening...

28. Young mother killed in horrible car crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-mother-killed-in-horrible-car-crash

A young mother was killed in a horrible accident on Monday morning, after a car driven by her boyfriend veered off the road and crushed into a retaining wall...

29. Man crushed to death in boom crane mishap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-crushed-to-death-in-boom-crane-mishap

The owner of a building supplies store was killed in an accident on Tuesday afternoon, after he was crushed to death by his truck’s boom crane during a delivery...

30. Cyprus defends blocking migrant boats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-defends-blocking-migrant-boats

A police task force from the Republic of Cyprus is hoping to hash out a plan with Lebanese authorities to deter “economic migrants” from traveling to the island, as government and state officials rush to respond to criticism over a decision to send back undocumented migrants to the neighbouring country...

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