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1. Co-chair of bicommunal Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage resigns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/co-chair-of-bicommunal-technical-committee-on-cultural-heritage-resigns

Takis Hadjidemetriou, the co-chair of the bicommunal Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage has resigned. Doctor of Turkish Studies, Sotos Ktoris, who was a member of the Committee until now has been appointed as the new co-chair....

2. Blinken urges unity to fight ‘relentless’ Russian aggression, during his visit to Kyiv

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blinken-urges-unity-to-fight-‘relentless-russian-aggression-during-his-visit-to-kyiv

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged western nations Wednesday to remain united in the face of what he called “relentless” Russian aggression against Ukraine and reassured Ukraine’s leader of their support....

3. 'Test to stay' in schools temporary measure for now

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/test-to-stay-in-schools-temporary-measure-for-now

A meeting was held today at the Ministry of Education to inform representatives of educational organizations POED, OELMEK and OLTEK and the organized parents of Primary and Secondary Education for the implementation of the test to stay in schools. ...

4. Halting progress and happy accidents: How mRNA vaccines were made

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/halting-progress-and-happy-accidents-how-mrna-vaccines-were-made

Skeptics have seized on the rapid development of the vaccines to undermine the public’s trust in them. But the breakthroughs behind the vaccines unfolded over decades as scientists across the world pursued research in disparate areas, never imagining their work would one day come together to tame the pandemic of the century....

5. UNSC to discuss current situation of the Cyprus problem today, Monday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unsc-to-discuss-current-situation-of-the-cyprus-problem-today-monday

The UN Security Council will discuss on Monday afternoon (New York time) the current situation of the Cyprus problem, in the framework of deliberations for the renewal of the UN Peacekeeping Force`s (UNFICYP) mandate for six more months. The adoption of the resolution for the renewal of the mandate is scheduled for January 27....

6. 'Be afraid': Ukraine hit by cyberattack while Russia deploys more troops at border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/be-afraid-ukraine-hit-by-cyberattack-while-russia-deploys-more-troops-at-border

Ukraine was hit by a massive cyberattack warning its citizens to "be afraid and expect the worst", while Russia, which has amassed more than 100,000 troops on its neighbor's frontier, released TV pictures on Friday of more forces deploying in a drill....

7. The former Mayor of Geroskipou, Michalis Pavlidis, has passed away

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-former-mayor-of-geroskipou-michalis-pavlidis-has-passed-away

Former Geroskipou Mayor Michalis Pavlidis, who served as Geroskipou's Mayor for 9 1/2 years, passed away this afternoon at the age of 67....

8. Science wars continue over Cyprus’ DeltaCron

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/science-wars-continue-over-cyprus-deltacron

A recent study in Cyprus that made global headlines over a possible discovery of a mutation dubbed DeltaCron has been brought into question, with experts suggesting contamination in the lab could likely explain the new strain’s omicron-like genetic signatures within the delta genomes...

9. State scrambles to close isolation loophole

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-scrambles-to-close-isolation-loophole

Officials in Cyprus are worried about another Safe Pass loophole that could potentially leave infected persons under isolation orders undetected in restricted areas unless the program gets a critical update...

10. Djokovic flying into vaccine exemption storm in Australia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/djokovic-flying-into-vaccine-exemption-storm-in-australia

Novak Djokovic was on his way to Australia to play at this month's Grand Slam after receiving a medical exemption but Prime Minister Scott Morrison vowed on Wednesday to send the world number one home if the Serbian cannot prove he deserves it....

11. A bank accidentally paid thousands of people more than $175 million on Christmas Day due to a technical glitch

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-bank-accidentally-paid-thousands-of-people-more-than-$175-million-on-christmas-day-due-to-a-technical-glitch

Santander UK is trying to recoup about $175 million (130 million pounds) that it accidentally transferred to customers on Christmas Day....

12. Member of scientific committee sees enormous COVID spread if schools reopen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/member-of-scientific-committee-sees-enormous-covid-spread-if-schools-reopen

"If schools reopen on January 10th there will be an enormous spread of COVID-19", Dr. Petros Karayiannis, member of the scientific committee on the pandemic told the Cyprus News Agency while expressing the hope that during tomorrow`s meeting with the Health Minister, the right decisions will be made....

13. Anastasiades and Tatar meet at UN reception held at Ledra Palace Tuesday night

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-and-tatar-meet-at-un-reception-held-at-ledra-palace-tuesday-night

The achievements of the Technical Committees with the support of the two leaders, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar were praised by UN Secretary General’s Special Representative in Cyprus Colin Stewart on Tuesday evening. ...

14. East Med is ‘not a Turkish sea,’ president of French Senate tells Kathimerini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/east-med-is-‘not-a-turkish-sea-president-of-french-senate-tells-kathimerini

The East Mediterranean is not a Turkish sea and interoperability between the French and Greek armed forces is a factor that brings stability to the region...

15. Athens looking to buy 15 naval ships by 2026

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-looking-to-buy-15-naval-ships-by-2026

At a time when Greece is being pressured on different fronts, the country is now pursuing a comprehensive strategy of deepening and expanding its diplomatic imprint in the wider region...

16. The longest-running war in modern history is (finally) over

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-longest-running-war-in-modern-history-is-finally-over

North Korea and South Korea, along with the United States and China, have reached an agreement in principle to formally end hostilities on the Korean Peninsula, which began in 1950 and led to the creation of two separate states....

17. Anastasiades and Tatar to attend UN reception in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-and-tatar-to-attend-un-reception-in-buffer-zone

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar will attend a reception hosted by the new UNSG Colin Stewart at Ledra Palace in the Nicosia buffer zone tonight at 19.00 local time....

18. Eleftheria square - beautiful, dazzling and ready for the holidays

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eleftheria-square-beautiful-dazzling-and-ready-for-the-holidays

The President of the Republic characterized Eleftherias Square as an important upgrade project of the capital as well as an architectural reference point during its inauguration ceremony last Friday, the 10th of December....

19. Erdogan's threatening statements after Larnaca mosque attack (Update)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-s-threatening-statements-after-larnaca-mosque-attack-update

A few hours ago, the representatives of the Turkish government made statements about the attack on the mosque located in the coastal zone of Larnaca....

20. Judge blocks public hearing in double murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-denies-public-hearing-in-double-murder

The sole suspect in the double murder of two Russian women appeared on Monday in Limassol District Court behind closed doors, with reporters kept at bay in a case where his initial arrest had also taken place in total secrecy...

21. Police face criticism in double murder investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-face-criticism-in-double-murder-case

A man is being accused of double murder in the case of two Russian women, with police being criticized on social media for initially missing the burial site and officials responding that the discovery was made possible following a tough suspect interrogation late at night...

22. Divided Cyprus clears band for 5G across divide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-cyprus-clears-band-for-future-5g

A low frequency band that can deliver a better 5G experience to home users will be freed up on both sides of divided Cyprus, but the milestone agreement reached by the two communities could be overshadowed by ongoing 5G wars overseas...

23. Vaccinated will need rapid test at checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccinated-will-need-rapid-test-at-checkpoints

Vaccinated persons crossing north and south through checkpoints in Cyprus will be required to show a negative rapid test result, following a decision by a bicommunal committee that cited worsening pandemic conditions on the island...

24. Supermarkets disagree with CovScan and ask for instructions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/supermarkets-disagree-with-covscan-and-ask-for-instructions

Supermarket owners are asking the Minister of Health for instructions on how to implement CovScan, but they are underlining their opposition to this measure and the adoption of any additional measures to support its implementation....

25. Retailers furious over CovScan’s glitchy start

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/retailers-furious-over-covscan-s-glitchy-start

A controversial android app pushed by the government to help businesses authenticate Safe Pass holders had a rough first day on Monday, with retailers upset over reported failures ranging from vaccinated documents being flagged as invalid to two different devices scanning the same QR code but giving different results...

26. CovScan Cyprus starts running on trial basis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covscan-cyprus-starts-running-on-trial-basis

Door greeters at supermarkets started using the android app CovScan on Monday to verify the authenticity of their customers’ Safe Pass documents, but the program will run on a trial basis for two weeks following criticism that consumers and businesses had little time to prepare...

27. CovScan Cyprus mandatory but questions remain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-makes-covscan-mandatory-but-questions-remain

Door greeters at supermarkets and other businesses will have to use an android app when checking Safe Pass, according to a Cabinet decision, but the policy going into effect on Monday has left many questions unanswered with citizens calling even pharmacies to get the latest scoop...

28. Supreme Court slams unwarranted access to phone data

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-slams-unwarranted-access-to-phone-data

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has found that a law allowing indiscriminate phone data retention for police purposes violates EU rights to privacy, with experts describing the decision as a major upset in ongoing criminal cases built on private information...

29. Government subsidies to replace electrical appliances in homes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-subsidies-to-replace-electrical-appliances-in-homes

The Ministry of Energy, Trade and Industry is in the process of preparing a Sponsorship Plan for the replacement of electrical appliances in the homes of vulnerable electricity consumers, following and announcement made by Minister Natasa Pilides. ...

30. Cyprus airs migration grievances at divided Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-airs-migration-grievances-at-divided-europe

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris wants strong EU awareness on external borders to be shown in Cyprus as well, in remarks he made near the buffer zone on Sunday, just two days after the European Commission president signaled there would be no funding for barbed wire and walls...

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