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1. Limassol attack video making rounds

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A disturbing video is making the rounds on social media, showing a nasty fight that broke out in public on a bustling strip in Limassol earlier this week...

2. Cyprus scores Wizz Air base in Larnaca

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Cypriot aviation scored a big win this week after Wizz Air said it would turn Larnaca airport into a base, as the island is trying to restore connectivity and the airline industry going through a hygiene makeover...

3. Republic of Cyprus starts its biggest engine

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A new presidential address to the nation on Wednesday is expected to set the tone as the Republic of Cyprus is gearing up for the summer season but debate over health concerns and social distancing still rages on...

4. Evidence destroyed in Edek probe

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A political party in the Republic of Cyprus is at the centre of a new investigation into possible obstruction of justice, after it emerged that important evidence into an ongoing probe had been destroyed...

5. Police to step up checks at food and drink spots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-to-step-up-checks-at-food-and-drink-spots

Police will be stepping up checks at targeted food and drink spots in the coming days to ensure that health and safety decrees are being adhered to, Police Chief Christos Andreou told the Cyprus News Agency on Monday....

6. Divided Cyprus slammed over refugee pushback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-slammed-over-refugee-pushback

Two dozen groups around the world have condemned authorities on both sides of divided Cyprus after 175 Syrian refugees were denied the right to seek asylum...

7. Teachers refuse to livestream their classrooms

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Public school teachers in the classroom remain firm on their refusal to live stream lessons online, saying it would be unproductive and dangerous, while reports point to a fear over internet memes...

8. Pet groomers among shops to reopen

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The department of veterinary services has clarified that pet groomers can open starting on Monday, during the initial phase of easing restrictions aimed at stopping the spread of the coronavirus pandemic...

9. Cyprus begins to emerge from lockdown

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Economic activity in Cyprus was set to resume on Monday during an initial phase of easing coronavirus lockdown measures, but business is not as usual as the president of the Republic is calling on citizens to behave responsibly...

10. Two men face attempted kidnapping in Paphos

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Two Syrian men accused of attempted kidnapping denied the charges on Saturday, a day after a private security guard in Paphos made a citizen’s arrest and told police he saw the suspects trying to abduct two boys...

11. More cell phone antennas torched in Cyprus

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It turns out that another cell phone antenna was torched in Limassol earlier this week, when media reported on a second arson attack within just one month...

12. Nicosia youth who lost fingers speaks out

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A teenager, who blew off three of his fingers after a firework tube exploded in his hand, took to social media to warn his peers against the use of illegal pyrotechnics...

13. Cyprus shaken by loud Easter fireworks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-brought-to-its-knees-by-fireworks

Nicosia was shaken by non-stop fireworks and police sirens on Holy Saturday, as Greek Orthodox Christians observed the first celebration of Easter at midnight amid a pandemic lockdown...

14. Cypriot food blogger drives passion home

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As we experience these hard times it is difficult to identify, let alone rejoice the blessings COVID-19 will bring with it. One of them is going back to beautiful habits and rituals of home cooking which are all about togetherness...

15. 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...

16. Twitter unfreezes Chinese ambassador account

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China's ambassador to the Republic of Cyprus was back online Wednesday night after Twitter unblocked his account following a two-day freeze...

17. President slams 5G 'fake news'

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President Nicos Anastasiades stepped in on Wednesday in attempt to effectively put an end to the “fake news” stirring up “unfounded” concerns among the public over the coronavirus crisis being taken advantage of for the quiet installation of 5G network infrastructure....

18. Expert tells shoppers 'no need for testing'

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A local health expert tells consumers there is no need to rush and get tested if they shopped at a supermarket where an employee tested positive for the coronavirus...

19. 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....

20. No SMS needed in 'dire necessity' situations

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Interior Minister Nikos Nouris clarified this week that the limit of one text message per day for exception-based movements during the pandemic does not apply to situations where going out is absolutely necessary...

21. 5G bashers in Cyprus set antenna on fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/5g-bashers-in-cyprus-set-antenna-on-fire

Conspiracy theories took a front seat on social media over the weekend, with the burning of a cell phone antenna in Limassol taking place after a full-blown debate on whether 5G was linked to the coronavirus pandemic...

22. Morphou bishop defies church lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/morphou-bishop-defies-church-lockdown

Morphou Bishop Neophytos spoke out against decree orders on Palm Sunday, after accusing police officers of being “rude” and praised the Bulgarian government for keeping churches open...

23. 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...

24. Police warn coronavirus lockdown may lead to increase in child grooming

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-warn-coronavirus-lockdown-may-lead-to-increase-in-child-grooming

Police on Tuesday warned that the increased use of the internet by minors during the coronavirus lockdown brings increased risk of child grooming....

25. Covid-19 death toll in Greece rises to 81

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-covid-19-death-toll-in-greece-rises-to-81

Greece’s coronavirus toll has risen to 81 with the death of a 42-year-old man in the northern port city of Thessaloniki and of an 84-year-old woman in Athens....

26. Make or break week for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/make-or-break-week-for-cyprus

A critical yet less understood group of asymptomatic carriers of the coronavirus could make or break the case against lifting restrictive measures during Greek Orthodox Easter in the Republic of Cyprus...

27. Tracking app promoted to combat pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tracking-app-promoted-to-combat-pandemic

An EU-funded research centre in the Republic of Cyprus is calling on people to install a new app called CovTracer to help limit the spread of coronavirus, amid concerns regarding privacy and effectiveness of tracking applications...

28. Critical medical supplies delivered to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flight-from-china-lands-in-cyprus

An Aegean flight from China touched down in Larnaca on Saturday night, carrying medical supplies including personal protective equipment urgently needed by health workers in the Republic of Cyprus...

29. Good news for confined dog owners

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Bummed dog owners in the Republic of Cyprus were relieved to hear on Tuesday that walking a family pet out in the neighbourhood would not count against a person’s limit of one outing per day under tighter coronavirus measures...

30. Coronavirus death toll rises in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-death-toll-rises-in-cyprus

One more coronavirus-related death was announced on Sunday in the Republic of Cyprus, as new confirmed cases are on the rise and health professionals begin to fear the worst...

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