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1. Protests continue against new COVID measures (images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protests-continue-against-new-covid-measures

Protests continued this morning outside the House of Representatives against the use of masks in primary schools, rapid testing and vaccinations outside the House of Representatives....

2. Vaccines do not seem to reduce the risk of 'long Covid-19', according to research

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccines-do-not-seem-to-reduce-the-risk-of-long-covid-19-according-to-research

COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in protecting against serious illness, but they do not protect against "long COVID" in people who become infected despite vaccination, new data show....

3. Technopolis 20 hosts its 7th Christmas bazaar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/technopolis-20-hosts-its-7th-christmas-bazaar

For the 7th year in a row, Technopolis 20 in Paphos will be hosting a Christmas Bazaar, 4 weeks before Christmas!...

4. Mandatory CovScan Cyprus begins amid confusion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mandatory-covscan-cyprus-begins-amid-confusion

CovScan Cyprus, a digital app used for scanning health documents during the pandemic, became mandatory on Monday in the Republic of Cyprus, but there was still confusion as officials still disagreed on whether door greeters should match digital names to actual photo IDs...

5. Cyprus produces first ever PDO halloumi

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-produces-first-ever-pdo-halloumi

The first badge of halloumi bearing the PDO certificate has been produced by a Greek Cypriot dairy business in Frenaros, but comments in Turkish Cypriot media gave way to a war of words over which side actually authorizes inspections on the ethnically divided island...

6. Digital CovScan will be mandatory by the 22nd of November

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/digital-covscan-will-be-mandatory-by-the-22nd-of-november

Following the decision of the Council of Ministers to carry out SafePass checks through the CovScan Cyprus application, the Ministry of Health is reminding the public that the use of the application becomes mandatory from Monday, November 22, onwards....

7. Erdogan files lawsuit against Greek newspaper

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-files-lawsuit-against-greek-newspaper

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has filed a lawsuit against Greek daily newspaper Dimokratia at a prosecutor’s office in Ankara,...

8. 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...

9. As ban lifts, visitors to US await long-delayed hugs, kisses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/as-ban-lifts-visitors-to-us-await-long-delayed-hugs-kisses

The U.S. lifted restrictions Monday on travel from a long list of countries including Mexico, Canada and most of Europe...

10. The University of Nicosia (UNIC) announces the UNIC Open Metaverse Initiative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-university-of-nicosia-unic-announces-the-unic-open-metaverse-initiative

The Department of Digital Innovation and the Institute For the Future (IFF) of the University of Nicosia (UNIC) are happy to announce the UNIC Open Metaverse Initiative, a new comprehensive initiative focused on the academic, research and policy issues relating to the metaverse, with a particular emphasis on open public systems and standards....

11. Tatar puts up new fight for squeaky cheese

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-puts-up-new-fight-for-squeaky-cheese

Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar is taking to task European Union decisions on halloumi/hellim, the island’s famous cheese, saying they favor Greek Cypriots and leave their counterparts in the north at the mercy of inspectors approved by the south...

12. Doubts raised in another suicide case in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doubts-raised-in-another-suicide-case-in-cyprus

An investigative TV show is raising questions over the death of a Greek commissioned officer in Cyprus, a case initially treated as suicide but experts believe police glossed over facts that could point to a premeditated crime...

13. Tatar speaks to Kathimerini: No ground for starting talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-speaks-to-kathimerini-no-ground-for-starting-talks

A year after he became the leader of the Turkish Cypriot community, Ersin Tatar gives a full interview to "K". ...

14. The largest tech conference in the region begins Tuesday in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-largest-tech-conference-in-the-region-begins-tuesday-in-cyprus

Speakers from around the world are gathering in Nicosia for the largest tech event in the region. ...

15. Daughters allege sexual abuse by mom and beau

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/daughters-allege-sexual-abuse-by-mom-and-beau

A couple in Limassol are facing serious charges following abuse allegations, with reports saying a woman and her boyfriend are also being accused of involving her daughters in their sexual fetishes...

16. Turkey renews call for demilitarization of islands in letter to UN

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-renews-call-for-demilitarization-of-islands-in-letter-to-un

With yet another round of exploratory low-level talks set to start between Greece and Turkey on Wednesday, Ankara has renewed calls for the demilitarization of the eastern Aegean islands....

17. Take to the skies again and travel like you've never done before

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/take-to-the-skies-again-and-travel-like-you-ve-never-done-before

Once again we're taking to the skies. Although traveling is definitely not the same as it used to be, what with all the restrictions, COVID test requirements and social distancing, we've found a way to keep calm and soldier on. ...

18. Two Americans win 2021 Nobel Prize in Medicine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-americans-win-2021-nobel-prize-in-medicine

The Americans David Julius and Ardem Pataputian were honored with the Nobel Prize in Medicine 2021....

19. 37% of patients with Covid-19 have symptoms six months later

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/37-of-patients-with-covid-19-have-symptoms-six-months-later

37% of patients with Covid-19 - more than one in three - will continue to have at least one symptom after three to six months,...

20. Contract killings in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/contract-killings-in-cyprus

In recent years in Cyprus, crime has increased significantly, while savage killings tend to become commonplace. Among them are several ambushes of death in persons associated with the "night"....

21. Cyprus’ spy van case too close to the bone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-spy-van-case-too-close-to-the-bone

A police investigation in Cyprus has concluded there was no proof of illegal phone tapping in the spy van case, but prosecutors are still going after the main suspects on lesser charges despite reports of alleged contacts in the past with local officials...

22. Police warn public about phony text messages

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

Police are warning the public against fraudulent text messages with links to Banking and Credit Institutions....

23. Weekend News Roundup

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/weekend-news-roundup

Here are a few of the stories that made news in Cyprus over the weekend....

24. Limassol crypto provider says imposter stole 35 million

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-crypto-provider-says-imposter-stole-35-million

A Cypriot resident who owns a blockchain service provider says his company was targeted by cyber criminals who managed to steal tens of millions in cryptocurrency simply by sending a message on a popular social app...

25. Cops up their game in safe pass checks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-up-their-game-in-safe-pass-checks

Police officers in the Republic of Cyprus have been instructed to examine Safe Pass documents more closely if they suspect a document might be fake, while violators could face up to three years in prison...

26. Police investigate ‘dirty cop’ threatening messages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-investigate-‘dirty-cop-threatening-messages

Police say they were shocked after two special officers in custody were being accused of launching death threats against their director in Paphos, with local reports saying some of the messages were deeply disturbing...

27. Nicosia scores points on UNFICYP draft

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-scores-points-on-unficyp-draft

Nicosia scored a diplomatic victory on Wednesday on an UNFICYP draft resolution, after members of the Security Council asked to retain narrow language on a federal solution and remove references suggesting a federal framework could be room for finding common ground...

28. Safe Pass law lets door greeters inspect ID docs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/safe-pass-law-lets-door-greeters-inspect-id-docs

Business establishments in the Republic of Cyprus are now inspecting Safe Pass documents presented at the entrance by customers, who are also required by emergency law to show proof of identity when the employee at the door doubts the veracity of a person’s identity...

29. Cyprus tries to patch up worsening conditions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tries-to-patch-up-worsening-conditions

The Cabinet will have a lot on its plate during a meeting rescheduled for Friday amid deteriorating epidemiological conditions in Cyprus, with a number of loopholes in the government’s fight against the pandemic popping up one after the other...

30. Nicosia fares well in intense EU council

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-fares-well-in-intense-eu-council

Nicosia has welcomed a European Council statement that included conclusions on Turkey, after the EU27 leaders held long and protracted consultations that got testy at times especially during Russia talk...

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