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1. Self isolation travelers find SMS loophole

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/self-isolation-travelers-find-sms-loophole

Travelers to Cyprus including university students visiting home may be cheating the system, a local network reports, saying a loophole in the SMS system is being exploited by some people who ought to self-isolate for at least three days after landing on the island...

2. Tourist form adds confusion to the mix

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourist-form-adds-confusion-to-the-mix

New confusion emerged over requirements regarding movement of foreign tourists in the Republic of Cyprus amid pandemic measures, with industry stakeholders saying visitors do not have to send text notifications before going out and the health ministry maintaining that rules apply to all...

3. Cyprus moves forward with more relaxations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-moves-forward-with-more-relaxations

Cypriot Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou has announced a new set of relaxation of measures for April, including an increase in the number of permitted outings for legitimatize purposes but only on the weekend...

4. Adoption of halloumi PDO by mid-April, EC spokesperson says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/adoption-of-halloumi-pdo-by-mid-april-ec-spokesperson-says

The adoption and publication of halloumi and hellim as a Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) product is expected mid-April, Miriam Garcia Ferre, European Commission spokesperson for trade and agriculture said Tuesday....

5. Borrell determined to carry out EUCO mandate on Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-determined-to-carry-out-euco-mandate-on-turkey

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades said clarifications about the EU’s role at the informal conference of Cyprus set to take place in Geneva in late April may arise after the visit expected to be paid to Turkey by EU officials....

6. Nicosia seeks revision on Turkey draft

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-seeks-revision-on-turkey-draft

The Republic of Cyprus has raised concerns over a joint statement to be issued by the EU27 on Turkey, with sources saying Nicosia was calling for a new draft to 'better reflect' statements by officials...

7. Carnival revels cause national furor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/carnival-revels-cause-national-furor

Officials and health experts but also citizens were furious over the holiday weekend after carnival lovers in Limassol defied pandemic restrictions and gathered downtown for public celebration, with police onsite choosing not to confront the situation...

8. Cyprus takes next step with caution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-far-more-cautious-in-next-step

The Cypriot government is moving ahead with further relaxation of measures against the pandemic, with the announcement coming two days after a Cabinet decision that was delayed due to high hospitalization rates but also reports that not all ministers were on the same page...

9. High school senior challenges rapid test rule

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-school-senior-challenges-rapid-test-rule

A photo showing a high school student outside a glass window following along with a lesson inside his classroom has gone viral, keeping the debate over mandatory rapid tests alive in Cyprus...

10. Cyprus hesitantly relaxes more measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hesitantly-relaxes-more-measures

More students were going back to school on Monday as Cyprus entered the second phase of a gradual relaxation of pandemic measures, with officials closely monitoring the situation to avoid a major setback....

11. Cyprus Parliament approves Code of Conduct for MPs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-parliament-approves-code-of-conduct-for-mps

Parliament on Thursday approved a decision enacting the Code of Conduct for MPs, implementing a recommendation by Greco, the Council of Europe’s anti-corruption monitoring body....

12. Cyprus fires up engines as lockdown eases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fires-up-engines-as-lockdown-eases

The Republic of Cyprus launched on Monday a gradual unlock of a three-week lockdown, citing signs of improvement with fewer hospitalizations and a major ramp up in the state’s rapid testing strategy...

13. The key to a successful investment lies in… behaviour?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-key-to-a-successful-investment-lies-in…-behaviour

14. Gradual easing of measures starts next week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gradual-easing-of-measures-start-next-week

The President’s Cabinet approved a gradual lift of a partial lockdown starting on Monday, with the health minister saying the decision was designed to avoid making hasty moves...

15. Police limit cars in Troodos square

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-limit-cars-in-troodos-square

Police say they will limit the number of vehicles allowed into or near Troodos Square, following reports of health protocol violations, in an effort to slow down the rapid spread of COVID-19...

16. Washington not taking any chances

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-not-taking-any-chances

Presidential inaugurations are normally high-security events, with metal detectors at key entry points, restricted ID-only zones and National Guard supplementing local and federal law enforcement, but the level of precautions this year is unprecedented...

17. Ledra substation up and running in old Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ledra-substation-up-and-running-in-old-nicosia

A police substation is back up and running 24 hours a day in downtown Nicosia, with officials hoping not only to promote a sense of security in the old city but also carry out inspections to ensure compliance with the latest emergency health laws...

18. Travel categories of SMS system that returns Sunday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/travel-categories-of-sms-system-that-returns-sunday

The SMS system that Cyprus was happy to be rid of in late spring last year will be returning on Sunday as the island grapples with the rampant spread of coronavirus that has left the healthcare system increasingly burdened....

19. SMS system returns as Cyprus enters three-week lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sms-system-returns-as-cyprus-enters-three-week-lockdown

Cyprus Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou announced the new restrictions agreed upon by the Cabinet on Friday, which include a clampdown on unnecessary movements, and social and professional gatherings....

20. Cabinet locked into partial lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-locked-into-partial-lockdown

A partial lockdown is expected to go into effect in the Republic of Cyprus some time after Friday, when the President’s Cabinet will decide on new measures to fight further spread of the coronavirus through the end of the month...

21. Lockdown stance not clear in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lockdown-stance-not-clear-in-cyprus

The number of hospitalized patients being treated for COVID-19 in the Republic of Cyprus has reached dangerous levels, with experts and government officials under criticism for lack of decisive action during the holidays...

22. Police story not good enough for health expert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-story-not-good-enough-for-health-expert

A member of the coronavirus task force has drawn a connection between his role in the pandemic and a recent incident when his car was vandalized, while police said the incident appeared to be a random act...

23. Britain and EU publish Brexit trade agreement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-and-eu-publish-brexit-trade-agreement

Britain and the European Union on Saturday published the text of a narrow trade agreement just five days before the United Kingdom exits one of the world’s biggest trading blocs in its most momentous global shift since the loss of empire ...

24. Police warn public about phony ATM messages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-warn-public-about-phony-atm-messages

Police in Cyprus are warning the public to be on the lookout for suspicious text messages, saying scammers pretending to be bank employees are trying to trick people by telling them their debit cards have been blocked and need to be reauthorized...

25. Man detained on child grooming charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-detained-on-child-grooming-charges

A man in Nicosia has been remanded in custody following his arrest on suspicion he was grooming a minor with intent to commit further sexual offences...

26. EU leaders pull Turkey punch at last minute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-pull-turkey-punch-at-last-minute

European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to prepare limited sanctions on Turkish individuals over an energy exploration dispute with Greece and Cyprus, postponing any harsher steps until March as countries sparred over how to handle Ankara...

27. Some test results unavailable as deadline ends

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/some-test-results-unavailable-as-deadline-ends

People in Paphos and Limassol districts traveling to other areas must show a negative PCR test after a deadline ended Thursday morning, but some workers who tested for the coronavirus earlier this week never heard back from the lab or received results addressed to someone else...

28. Greece enters three-week lockdown to stem jump in infections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-enters-three-week-lockdown-to-stem-jump-in-infections

The Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Thursday a three-week nationwide lockdown in an effort to stop an “aggressive” jump in infections, a rise in intubations and intensive care admissions....

29. Cyprus puts more measures on the table

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-puts-more-measures-on-the-table

Members of the government’s coronavirus task force were set to meet with Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou on Monday, just two days ahead of a Cabinet meeting where stricter measures are expected to be announced...

30. Over 200,000 tonnes of plastic leaking into the Mediterranean each year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-200-000-tonnes-of-plastic-leaking-into-the-mediterranean-each-year

A new IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) report finds that an estimated 229,000 tonnes of plastic is leaking into the Mediterranean Sea every year, equivalent to over 500 shipping containers each day. Unless significant measures are taken to address mismanaged waste, the main source of the leakage, this will at least double by 2040. ...

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