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1. Britain: COVID travel restrictions are being scrapped

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-covid-travel-restrictions-are-being-scrapped

The COVID travel restrictions imposed by the government are being scrapped....

2. Cyprus president nixes luxury car use for top civil servants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-nixes-luxury-car-use-for-top-civil-servants

Cyprus’ president has scrapped plans to grant free-of-charge, around-the-clock use of state-financed luxury vehicles to top civil servants amid a public outcry over a perceived waste of taxpayers’ money, a government spokesman said Monday....

3. Djokovic heads for Belgrade after deportation from Australia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/djokovic-heads-for-belgrade-after-deportation-from-australia

Novak Djokovic was headed home to Serbia on Monday after his deportation from Australia over its required COVID-19 vaccination ended the No. 1-ranked men’s tennis player’s hopes of defending his Australian Open title....

4. England to scrap Covid passes by the end of the month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/england-to-scrap-covid-passes-by-the-end-of-the-month

Controversial Covid passes will be scrapped in England this month as the country's Omicron wave continues to collapse, it was claimed today....

5. Supreme Court halts COVID-19 vaccine mandate for US businesses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-halts-covid-19-vaccine-mandate-for-us-businesses

The Supreme Court has stopped a major push by the Biden administration to boost the nation’s COVID-19 vaccination rate, a requirement that employees at large businesses get a vaccine or test regularly and wear a mask on the job....

6. Pre-departure covid travel tests no longer required to visit England as of 7th January 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pre-departure-covid-travel-tests-no-longer-required-to-visit-england-as-of-7th-january-2022

As of today, 7th of January 2022, from 04:00 GMT, fully vaccinated travellers going to England will no longer have to take a test before they travel....

7. Vehicle license renewals for 2022 begin 7th of January

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vehicle-license-renewals-for-2022-begin-7th-of-january

The Department of Road Transport (TOM) announces the following, in relation to the renewal of vehicle registration licenses for the year 2022:...

8. Cyprus makes progress in fight against terrorist financing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-department

Cyprus has continued to make progress in strengthening banking efforts to combat terrorist financing, according to the State Department's report on terrorism for 2020. ...

9. Greenpeace: Greek gas hunt an ‘unbearable’ threat to whales

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greenpeace-greek-gas-hunt-an-‘unbearable-threat-to-whales

Greenpeace on Wednesday renewed calls against proposed deep-sea oil and gas exploration off southwest Greece, warning of “unbearable” consequences to endangered Mediterranean whales and dolphins....

10. Cyprus gives huge incentives to go electric

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/electric-vehicles

Cyprus is investing €45 mln in incentive schemes to purchase greener cars and register 36,000 electric vehicles by the end of 2030, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos announced....

11. 'Operation Rampdown'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/operation-rampdown

Britain's response to Covid is set to be dramatically scaled back early next year as part of a pandemic 'exit strategy' codenamed 'Rampdown'....

12. Former South African President F.W. de Klerk dead at 85

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-south-african-president-f-w-de-klerk-dead-at-85

South Africa's last white president F.W. de Klerk, who died on Thursday aged 85, stunned the world when he scrapped apartheid and negotiated a peaceful transfer of power to a Black-led government under Nelson Mandela....

13. Cyprus awaits Brussels decision on golden passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-awaits-brussels-on-golden-passports

The President’s Cabinet in the Republic of Cyprus has approved at least 390 golden passport applications despite European warnings after the program was scrapped last year, with Interior Minister Nicos Nouris saying he has already explained the logic to the European Commission but hasn’t heard back yet...

14. Cyprus pushes for more favorable travel guidelines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-pushes-for-more-favorable-travel-guidelines

Cypriot Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela is pushing Brussels to modify the EU traffic light system or scrap it altogether, saying the criteria currently in place disfavor Cyprus...

15. Cyprus scraps partial vaccination from Safe Pass

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/partial-vaccination-scrapped-from-safe-pass-in-cyprus

People in Cyprus who received only one of two doses of their COVID-19 vaccine are no longer eligible to use a Safe Pass unless they complete their vaccination or choose to conduct rapid tests at their own expense...

16. Restaurants, theaters, cinemas in Greece to operate on full capacity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/restaurants-theaters-cinemas-to-operate-on-full-capacity-as-of-saturday

Restaurants, theaters and cinemas will be allowed to operate on full capacity as of Saturday,...

17. Investigative journalist in Cyprus cries censorship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigative-journalist-in-cyprus-cries-censorship

A renowned investigative journalist in Cyprus, whose scheduled appearance on television was recently scrapped, says he believes he has been banned from media because of his latest book on power and corruption...

18. PCR test no longer required for vaccinated travelers arriving in England

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-testing

Britain will no longer require fully vaccinated travelers to undergo a PCR test prior to departure as of today. This rule applies only to travelers to England....

19. Rowdy celebrations erupt in Norway as COVID restrictions end

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rowdy-celebrations-erupt-in-norway-as-covid-restrictions-end

Police in Norway on Sunday reported dozens of disturbances and violent clashes including mass brawls in the Nordic country’s big cities...

20. England to scrap vaccination certificates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/england-to-scrap-vaccination-certificates

The British government has scrapped plans for mandatory vaccine certificates in England....

21. Badly injured sea turtle dies in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/badly-injured-sea-turtle-dies-in-cyprus-after-rescue

A badly injured sea turtle died on Monday after it was found a day earlier in very poor health, with state officials pointing to external parasites while information on injuries including a missing flipper remained unclear...

22. Cypriot president warns about Turkey agenda

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-warns-about-turkey-agenda

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has given a few more hints on what an EU agenda for Turkey ought to look like next month, only days after revealing he was prepared wield his veto power if a decision did not deal squarely with Cyprus...

23. Cabinet under pressure to modify safe pass

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-under-pressure-to-modify-safe-pass

There are reports of second thoughts over the scope of Cyprus’ safety pass with Kathimerini reporting that grievances within the hospitality industry have reached the Presidential Palace, putting enormous pressure on the health minister to water down rules pertaining to restaurants...

24. Syllouris declines questions in passport probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syllouris-declines-questions-in-passport-probe

A former Cypriot parliamentary speaker secretly filmed in an expose on a now discredited cash-for-passports scheme declined to answer questions on Wednesday into his role in a scandal which rocked the island nation...

25. Cyprus springs forward again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ready-to-spring-forward-again

People in Cyprus will lose an hour of sleep after Daylight Saving Time goes into effect Sunday morning, with European officials and public opinion still divided on whether there is value in switching back and forth at all...

26. TRT delves into Cyprus’ dark past

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trt-delves-into-cyprus-dark-past

A new series about ethnic warfare in Cyprus is hitting the airwaves soon, with the Turkish Cypriot leader paying a visit on set in Famagusta during the filming by Turkish state broadcaster TRT1...

27. Experts mulling over holiday period restrictions suggestions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-mulling-over-holiday-period-restrictions-suggestions

Health experts are mulling over maintaining current restriction measures or making them even stricter, while the holiday period lenience that was initially announced could be scrapped if daily new cases remain at the current level....

28. Foreign investors rush to meet deadline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-investors-rush-to-meet-deadline

Days before Cyprus’ Citizenship by Investment Programme is set to go offline, interior ministry officials and paralegals kicked things into high gear to handle the last batch of petitions by foreign investors before the programme ends on Sunday...

29. Energy Turkey's 'no.1 priority' in Cyprus and EastMed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/energy-turkey-s-no-1-priority-in-cyprus-and-eastmed

Since noon on Friday, Turkey has been sending its own messages concerning the future of the Cyprus Problem and developments in the Eastern Mediterranean. First, the Vice President of Turkey, Fuat Oktay, who took part in the ceremony marking the change in the Turkish Cypriot leadership and entered the fenced-off town of Famagusta, and then the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who welcomed Ersin Tatar to the Turkish capital on Monday, both clarified the basic tenets of Turkey’s strategy for Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean....

30. MPs reject dissolution of parliament amid passports scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mps-reject-dissolution-of-parliament-amid-passports-scandal

After officially electing AKEL MP Adamos Adamou as the new House President following the resignation of Demetris Syllouris amid intense backlash against his involvement in the recent golden passports scandal, MPs on Thursday debated on whether parliament should be dissolved making way for early elections, with the proposal eventually rejected with 26 votes in favour and 30 against....

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