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1. Demonstration outside refugee camp sparks Government reaction

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A demonstration staged outside the Pournara camp in Kokkinotrimithia on Sunday calling for an end to the arbitrary detention of hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers stirred reaction from the Government on Tuesday, with an Interior Ministry announcement claiming it won’t be allowing any further ghettoization of the island....

2. Cabinet approves bill imposing steep rise in penalties for decree violations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-bill-imposing-steep-rise-in-penalties-for-decree-violations

The Cabinet on Friday approved a bill seeking to see penalties for violations of coronavirus measures skyrocket, as part of government efforts to increase deterrents to disregarding decrees and regulations under the Quarantine Law as the island gradually returns to normality....

3. Migrant camp declared ‘local infected area’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-camp-declared-‘local-infected-area

Human rights advocates in the Republic of Cyprus are crying foul over the government's handling of asylum seekers at Pournara camp, after the health ministry declared the migrant centre a “local infected area” citing public health laws due to an infestation...

4. Migrant camp near boiling point

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-camp-near-boiling-point

Police said three people were arrested at Pournara migrant centre during a protest on Wednesday, one day after a hunger strike, as camp residents demand better living conditions and the right to leave camp...

5. Cabinet maps out how to ease measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-convenes-to-decide-on-measures

The Cabinet in the Republic of Cyprus convenes Wednesday morning in order finalize plans for easing restrictions and restarting the economy as signs show COVID-19 infections winding down...

6. North in coronavirus crisis: hospitals, prisons in turmoil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-north-in-coronavirus-crisis-hospitals-prisons-in-turmoil

On Monday morning, Turkish Cypriot authorities confirmed that the number of coronavirus cases had reached six, including four tourists from Germany who had arrived in the north last week, and two Turkish Cypriots who had recently returned from the UK....

7. The era of asymmetric threats

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Kyriakos Mitsotakis would never have expected to star in a Greek edition of the perfect storm. Yet fate and events have put the Greek prime minister in charge of the country at a very crucial moment. He has shown determination in dealing with the migration/refugee issue, which has also bolstered his political image. The public was craving for a strong leader – a notion that was largely eclipsed by a sense of humiliation over the past 10 years....

8. Guards use tear gas to disperse hundreds of migrants at Greek-Turkish border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guards-use-tear-gas-to-disperse-hundreds-of-migrants-at-greek-turkish-border

Guards on Greece’s northeastern land border with Turkey made “deterrent use” of tear gas to disperse some 500 refugees and migrants trying to enter the country and the European Union after Ankara loosened controls on migrant flows....

9. Greek border crackdown amid concerns over Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-border-crackdown-amid-concerns-over-turkey

Greek government sources on Friday stressed that authorities are boosting security at the country’s border following reports that Turkey will no longer stop Syrian refugees from traveling to Europe....

10. Greek islanders strike over new migrant camps, government says no alternative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-islanders-strike-over-new-migrant-camps-government-says-no-alternative

Greek island residents went on strike for a second day on Thursday, stepping up protests against government plans for new migrant camps on five islands after violent clashes with police....

11. 14 EU countries demand Syria govt, Russia return to 2018 ceasefire deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/14-eu-countries-demand-syria-govt-russia-return-to-2018-ceasefire-deal

Foreign ministers from 14 European countries, including France and Germany, demanded on Wednesday that Syrian government forces and their Russian backers end their offensive in Idlib province and return to the terms of a 2018 ceasefire deal....

12. Military clash with Syria is imminent, Erdogan says

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Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday a Turkish military operation to push back a Syrian government offensive against rebel strongholds in northwest Syria was now “a matter of time” after talks with Russia failed to halt the assault....

13. Turkish delegation to visit Moscow to discuss Syria's Idlib

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-delegation-to-visit-moscow-to-discuss-syria-s-idlib

A Turkish delegation will go to Moscow in coming days to discuss the escalating conflict in Syria’s Idlib region, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Wednesday, adding that around 1 million people had been displaced there due to Russian-backed Syrian attacks....

14. Syria displacement is worst since conflict began, UN says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syria-displacement-is-worst-since-conflict-began-un-says

More people have fled fighting in Syria over the past 10 weeks than at any other time in the 9-year-old conflict and the city of Idlib, where many are sheltering, could become a graveyard if hostilities continue, two U.N. agencies said on Tuesday....

15. Parents cry foul as students plan strike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parents-cry-foul-as-students-plan-strike

Organized parents in Cyprus are calling on high school students to call off a strike scheduled for Wednesday, as critics warn that protests against semester-based exams are getting out of hand...

16. Insurers need profound transformation and the right talent

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/insurers-need-profound-transformation-and-the-right-talent

As insurance industry growth remains stagnant for another year due to low interest rates, the shifts in consumer demographics around the world coupled with heightened expectations for digital experiences present insurers with risks and opportunities...

17. Foreign powers back Libya ceasefire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-powers-back-libya-ceasefire

Foreign powers agreed at a summit in Berlin on Sunday to shore up a shaky truce in Libya, but the meeting was overshadowed by blockades of oilfields by forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar that could cripple the country’s crude production...

18. Cypriot students take to the streets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-students-take-to-the-streets

Organized student groups were gathering outside the Presidential Palace in Nicosia on Thursday to protest the implementation of exams on a semester basis...

19. Video walkthrough explains Iran plane crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/video-walkthrough-explains-iran-plane-crash

A chilling video published by The New York Times offers a step-by-step walkthrough of what happened before and after a Ukrainian airliner was brought down by an Iranian missile...

20. Libya in the wake of a ceasefire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/libya-in-the-wake-of-a-ceasefire

Libyan eastern forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar announced on Saturday a ceasefire in the western region, which includes the capital Tripoli, starting 00:01 on Sunday and the internationally recognized Government of National Accord agreed to the truce...

21. Iran says military shot down plane in error

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-says-military-shot-down-plane-in-error

Iran said on Saturday it had mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian plane killing all 176 people aboard and voiced its deep regret, after initially denying it brought down the aircraft in the tense aftermath of Iranian missile strikes on US targets in Iraq...

22. Missile suspected in Iran plane crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/missile-suspected-in-iran-plane-crash

The plane crash in Iran that killed 176 people aboard was likely brought down by a missile unintentionally, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says, while Tehran has invited officials from the US, Ukraine, and Canada to join the investigation...

23. Both US and Iran claim ‘self defence’

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Iranian UN ambassador has sent a letter to the UN Security Council calling Tehran’s missile strikes a "measured and proportionate" act of "self-defense,” while the US also says killing Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani was for self defence...

24. Iran attacks US air bases in revenge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-attacks-us-air-bases-in-revenge

Iran launched missile attacks on US-led forces in Iraq early on Wednesday in retaliation for the US drone strike on an Iranian commander whose killing last week raised fears of a wider war in the Middle East...

25. Iran escalation continues after midnight tweet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-escalation-continues-after-midnight-tweet

US President Donald Trump on Saturday threatened to hit 52 Iranian sites “very hard” if Iran attacks Americans or US assets after a drone strike that killed Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani, as tens of thousands of people marched in Iraq to mourn their deaths...

26. US preemptive strike put to the test

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-preemptive-strike-put-to-the-test

The Trump administration on Friday justified its killing of a top Iranian general as an act of self-defense, trying to deflect accusations that it violated international law and concerns raised by legal experts and a senior UN rights investigator....

27. 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...

28. Man killed in violent highway crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-killed-in-violent-highway-crash

A local driver was killed in a highway accident after his car was struck by another vehicle just outside Mouttayiaka in Limassol...

29. Wars continue over semesters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-wars-over-semesters

OELMEK teachers voted on Monday against a proposed strike on exam day, essentially turning their backs on the leadership that has been calling on members to resist a new semester-based system...

30. Lightning strike at power plant causes blackout

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lightning-strike-at-power-plant-causes-blackout

A wide-scale blackout was reported in local media Thursday morning, with sources saying a lightning had struck the Vasiliko power plant in Limassol causing outages in several areas...

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