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1. Six countries downgraded, one upgraded in Cyprus travel list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/six-countries-downgraded-one-upgraded-in-cyprus-travel-list

The Republic of Cyprus’ health ministry announced on Monday that six countries will be bumped down a category in its three-tier coronavirus risk-based classification system governing travel, with the updated list to come into effect on September 24....

2. Parliament passes bills to streamline asylum procedures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliament-passes-bills-to-streamline-asylum-procedures

The House on Friday passed three amendments to the Refugee Law, streamlining asylum procedures....

3. 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....

4. Berlin to take in 1,553 refugees from Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/berlin-to-take-in-1-553-refugees-from-greece

As Germany indicated on Tuesday that it would take in more than 1,500 refugees from Lesvos and other Greek islands, the Greek government welcomed the move, indicating however that it should not be seen as rewarding irregular immigration. ...

5. Cyprus-Piraeus ferry connection by May 2021 viable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-piraeus-ferry-connection-by-may-2021-viable

The goal of launching the Cyprus-Greece ferry connection in May 2021 is on track, the Cyprus deputy shipping minister Vasilis Demetriades said Tuesday....

6. Cyprus updates risk-based travel list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-updates-risk-based-travel-list

The Republic of Cyprus on Tuesday downgraded Estonia and Georgia from category A to B, the Czech Republic and Hungary from B to C, while upgrading Rwanda from C to B, and Australia from B to A, in its three-tier coronavirus risk-based classification system governing travel rules....

7. Yiolitis clarifies role in passport applications

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/yiolitis-clarifies-role-in-passport-applications

Cypriot Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis has issued a statement on Twitter concerning her involvement in “golden passports” applications during the time when she was a founding partner at a law firm...

8. 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...

9. Passports under the watchful eye of the Commission

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passports-under-the-watchful-eye-of-the-commission

10. Joint Cyprus-UK SAR exercise conducted off Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/joint-cyprus-uk-sar-exercise-conducted-off-limassol

The first Cyprus-UK joint search and rescue exercise in 2020 was successfully conducted off the coast of Limassol on Monday, a press release by the British High Commission said....

11. Period for filing appeals against asylum service decisions slashed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/period-for-filing-appeals-against-asylum-service-decisions-slashed

The Cyprus Parliament on Friday amended the constitution to allow for a slashing of the time in which appeals can be filed against decisions of the asylum service from 75 days to 15 days....

12. Turkey: Russia to hold live-fire exercises in Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-russia-to-hold-live-fire-exercises-in-mediterranean

Turkey has announced that Russia will hold live-fire naval exercises in the eastern Mediterranean, amid escalating tensions between Turkey and its coastal neighbors Greece and Cyprus over rights to search for energy resources in the region. ...

13. Cyprus to boil again as fresh code red issued

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-boil-again-on-thursday-as-new-code-red-issued

The Met Service on Wednesday issued the second red weather warning for extremely high temperatures in a week....

14. Washington lifts Cyprus arms embargo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-lifts-cyprus-arms-embargo

Washington has announced a partial lifting of a decades-old arms embargo to the Republic of Cyprus, with Turkey saying the decision ignores equality and balance between the two sides on the divided island...

15. Boat carrying refugees pushed back by Cyprus, ends up in UN area

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boat-carrying-refugees-pushed-back-by-cyprus-ends-up-in-un-area

A boat carrying 21 refugees from Lebanon and Syria that reached the Paralimni shore on Monday was pushed back by marine and port police, only to disembark in a nearby UN-controlled area on Tuesday....

16. Cyprus revises classification of countries for travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-revises-classification-of-countries-for-travel

The Cyprus health ministry on Tuesday downgraded Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia and Lichtenstein to category B in its three-tier risk-based travel classification system, while Rwanda and Monaco were bumped down to category C....

17. Old rivalries continue in eastern Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/old-rivalries-continue-in-eastern-mediterranean

Greece has issued a competing navigational telex after Turkey extended seismic surveys in the eastern Mediterranean, with no signs between the two NATO allies of burying the hatchet over old rivalries that continue to this day...

18. Boat carrying 23 migrants reaches Pervolia shore

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boat-carrying-23-migrants-reaches-pervolia-shore

23 irregular Syrian migrants who arrived by boat at a Larnaca beach on Sunday night were on Monday transferred to the Pournara camp in Kokkinotrimithia....

19. EU mulls legal action against Cyprus 'golden passports'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-mulls-legal-action-against-cyprus-golden-passports

The foreign media network Al Jazeera, that has this week been publishing a series of articles and videos on the murky side of the Cyprus ‘golden passports’ program after it was leaked classified documents, reported that the European Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders is looking into the possibility of legal action against Cyprus....

20. Over half of EMEA private businesses expect revenue to decline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/over-half-of-emea-private-businesses-expect-revenue-to-decline

21. Cyprus collects additional 170 tonnes of Beirut relief

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-collects-additional-170-tonnes-beirut-relief

The Cyprus public has amassed an additional 170 tonnes of humanitarian aid for the people of Lebanon, who were ravaged by deadly blasts at a Beirut port area earlier this month, with the aid currently being loaded into containers that will be transferred to the Limassol port, from where they will be shipped to the neighbouring country....

22. Cyprus takes a stab at Al Jazeera 'propaganda'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-takes-a-stab-at-al-jazeera-propaganda

The daily publication of reports by the foreign media network Al Jazeera targeting the Cyprus citizenship-for-investment programme after gaining possession of over 1,400 leaked documents has sent the Cyprus government rushing to set the record straight....

23. 22.3% of Cyprus population at risk of poverty in 2019

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/22-3-of-cyprus-population-at-risk-of-poverty

The most recent European Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) 2019 survey shows that 22.3% of the Cyprus population, that is 194,400 persons, are living in households that are at risk of poverty or social exclusion....

24. Firemen save kitten from deep well

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/firemen-save-kitten-from-deep-well

The Fire Services department posted a video on social media showing an emergency response team of firemen rescuing a young feline from a deep well in Lefkara...

25. Relief donations reach Beirut on vessel, chartered flight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/relief-donations-reach-beirut-on-vessel-chartered-flight

The first batch of foodstuffs donated by the Cyprus public as relief for the people of Beirut, whose lives were overturned by the deadly blast in a port area on August 4, arrived on the Greek ferry ‘Ikaria’ on Tuesday night and is set to be unloaded on Wednesday....

26. Turkey issues yet another Navtex as vessel moves into Greek EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-issues-yet-another-navtex-as-vessel-moves-into-greek-eez

Turkey has responded to a Greek navigational telex (Navtex) issued earlier Monday with an advisory saying that three Turkish research vessels are “conducting seismic survey in Turkey’s continental shelf… in accordance with international law.”...

27. Six of 13 new Cyprus coronavirus cases asymptomatic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/six-of-13-new-cyprus-coronavirus-cases-asymptomatic

The Cyprus health ministry announced 13 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, four of which were asymptomatic carriers detected at airports....

28. Instagram child groomer gets 3.5 years jail time

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/instagram-child-groomer-gets-3-5-years-jail-time

A 42-year-old received a 3.5-year jail sentence on Thursday after the Nicosia criminal court found him guilty to two counts of child grooming and two counts of sexual abuse of minors....

29. Cyprus lends a hand to frantic Beirut search and rescue efforts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sends-two-helicopters-to-assist-frantic-beirut-search-and-rescue-efforts

A Cyprus search and rescue team departed for neighbouring Lebanon on Wednesday afternoon to contribute to ongoing frantic efforts to locate missing persons and survivors of the massive blasts that rocked Beirut on Tuesday afternoon....

30. Male Cypriots urged to negotiate postponement of higher fees with UK universities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/male-cypriots-urged-to-negotiate-postponement-of-higher-fees-with-uk-universities

Male Cyprus high school graduates considering going on to a UK university but who must first complete a 14-month military service, by which time the UK is set to enforce its decision to scrap home fee status for EU students, are urged to directly contact their university of interest to negotiate a postponement of the fee increase, allowing them to enrol next under current fee status....

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