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1. Transport minister reveals future plans for trains, trams in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transport-minister-reveals-future-plans-for-trains-trams-in-cyprus

"The Republic of Cyprus recognizes that the railways can play an important role in improving the efficiency of the transport of goods and people, for short and long distances," transport minister Yiannis Karousos said Monday during a teleconference shared with his European counterparts...

2. Traffic cameras by early 2021, transport minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/traffic-cameras-by-early-2021-transport-minister-says

The installation of traffic cameras across the Cyprus road network is scheduled to begin in early 2021, transport minister Yiannis Karousos said Thursday....

3. Transport ministry proposes EU Flight Pass based on local model

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transport-ministry-proposes-eu-flight-pass-based-on-local-model

The Cyprus transport ministry sent a non-paper calling for a joint approach by all EU member states in addressing the repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic on air transport....

4. UK, Swedish travel agents regaining confidence in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-swedish-travel-agents-regaining-confidence-in-cyprus

Major travel agents from Britain and Sweden seem to be overcoming their reservations regarding the mandatory coronavirus test and are starting to bring tourists to Cyprus again, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said Friday, speaking before the Parliamentary Transport Committee....

5. Cyprus adopts new road safety plan for 2021-2030

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adopts-new-road-safety-plan-for-2021-2030

The Road Safety Council on Wednesday adopted a new strategic plan for 2021-2030 that aims to cut road deaths by half, with the plan to introduce harsher penalties and traffic cameras....

6. Cyprus defends blocking migrant boats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-defends-blocking-migrant-boats

A police task force from the Republic of Cyprus is hoping to hash out a plan with Lebanese authorities to deter “economic migrants” from traveling to the island, as government and state officials rush to respond to criticism over a decision to send back undocumented migrants to the neighbouring country...

7. Urgent meeting after weekend refugee arrivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/urgent-meeting-after-weekend-refugee-arrivals

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has called for an emergency meeting following a number of arrivals of undocumented migrants over the weekend, with some of them transported back to Lebanon and others facing the prospect of crowding into an already maxed-out facility...

8. Greece starts more training exercises amid Turkey tension

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-starts-more-training-exercises-amid-turkey-tension

Greece and the United Arab Emirates have begun joint air force training exercises in the eastern Mediterranean, in the latest build-up of military forces in the region where Greece and Turkey are at odds over seabed mineral rights....

9. Shop owners block road work in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shop-owners-block-road-work-in-limassol

Shop owners in Limassol, who oppose the construction of a median strip on a popular avenue, blocked road workers on Friday morning, with reports saying police officers were trying to hold back angry protesters...

10. Beirut blast has eerie connections to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/beirut-blast-has-eerie-connections-to-cyprus

Following Tuesday’s deadly explosion in Lebanon, some eerie connections began to emerge in Cyprus, including a Russian national based in Limassol and a Hezbollah-related arrest on the island back in 2015...

11. Cyprus announces measures to curb airport congestion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-announces-measures-to-curb-airport-congestion

A broad meeting on Monday chaired by transport minister Yiannis Karousos agreed on the need to take action to prevent congestion at Cyprus airports, after viral photos of passengers crammed into each other at the Larnaca airport caused intense public reaction over the health and safety measures being implemented....

12. Airport video shows no social distancing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/airport-video-shows-no-social-distancing

Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos has reacted to viral photos that showed passengers crowding each other at the Larnaca airport terminal, arguing that face masks are the next best thing where social distancing is not an effective measure...

13. Cyprus welcomes Brits back amid spike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-welcomes-brits-back-amid-spike

Five flights from British airports were scheduled to land in the Republic of Cyprus on Saturday, after the island listed the United Kingdom in Category B, which means arriving passengers are not required to be under self-isolation...

14. Grim tourism figures for June show Cypriots also staying put

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/grim-tourism-figures-for-june-show-cypriots-also-staying-put

Official figures for June tourist arrivals came to confirm the meagre state of tourism on the island this year, which remains heavily affected by the global coronavirus pandemic....

15. Justice minister determined to tackle poor driving culture

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/justice-minister-determined-to-tackle-poor-driving-culture

Justice minister Emily Yioliti met on Friday with the chief of police Stelios Papatheodorou to discuss ways of curbing road accidents, from which 23 people lost their lives just this year, and which are widely accepted to be caused by an broader lack of conscientiousness in the island’s driving culture....

16. Cyprus refuses to offer Covid-19 tests to British tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-refuses-to-offer-covid-19-tests-to-british-tourists

The Cyprus government on Thursday officially put an end to hopes of local hoteliers that it would offer coronavirus tests to British tourists upon arrival on the island....

17. Probe launched into new public transport buses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probe-launched-into-new-public-transport-buses

The buses of the new public transport company covering Nicosia and Larnaca are set to be placed under the microscope of the departments of road transport and electrical and mechanical services, after several accidents and the death of one bus driver were recorded since the new buses began making the rounds on July 5....

18. Israel approves pipeline deal to sell gas to Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-approves-pipeline-deal-to-sell-gas-to-europe

The Israeli government on Sunday approved an agreement with European countries for the construction of a subsea pipeline that would supply Europe with natural gas from the eastern Mediterranean....

19. Cyprus Parliament ratifies EastMed pipeline agreement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-parliament-ratifies-eastmed-pipeline-agreement

Cyprus’ House of Representatives ratified on Friday the EastMed natural gas pipeline....

20. Cypriot minister rides bicycle boom wave

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-rides-bicycle-boom-wave

Bicycle commuting conditions around town may not be ideal in Cyprus but a minister is on a mission to change that, with reports saying a proposal may soon reach the Cabinet...

21. Health ministry issues decree for asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-decree-targets-asylum-seekers

The health ministry has issued a new decree requiring all asylum seekers who are ordered to stay in migrant camps to be tested for COVID-19 before checking in...

22. Elderly man on moped killed in road accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elderly-man-on-moped-killed-in-road-accident

Nicosia police say there was no arrest in a fatal accident on Monday, where an elderly man on a moped was killed after he collided with a car in the Sopaz area, while a bus driver was crushed to death when his idling vehicle ran him over...

23. Bus driver death marred by bus wars

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bus-driver-death-marred-by-bus-wars

A labour union is calling for a full investigation into Monday’s fatal accident involving a bus driver, with reports of bus wars emerging in the background over the company’s plan to introduce a new split-shift schedule...

24. EU gives go-ahead for Cyprus-Greece ferry connection subsidy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-gives-go-ahead-for-cyprus-greece-ferry-connection-subsidy

Cyprus’ outgoing Deputy Shipping Minister Natasa Pilides said on Monday that the goal to establish a ferry connection between Cyprus and Greece is moving forward, noting that following consultations which began a year ago, the EU Competition Directorate-General has approved a state subsidy for the project valued of at a maximum of €6 million per year....

25. Transport Minister rides bus of new public transport company to work

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transport-minister-rides-bus-of-new-public-transport-company-to-work

The Cyprus Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos rode the bus to work on Monday, which marked the first working day of the new public transport company for the Nicosia and Larnaca districts....

26. Greece reopens regional airports, says Covid-19 risk calculated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-reopens-regional-airports-says-covid-19-risk-calculated

Greece reopened its regional airports to international flights on Wednesday, pinning its hopes on a recovery in tourism after a three-month lockdown....

27. Perdios: Cyprus expects just 30% of last year’s tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/perdios-cyprus-expects-just-30-of-last-year-s-tourists

Cyprus expects to attract just 30% of the four million tourists that visited the island last year, deputy minister for tourism Savvas Perdios said, claiming that this year will without a doubt be very tough for the local tourism sector, but the epidemiological data of the island and countries from which it expects tourists will ultimately have the final say....

28. Rapid COVID-19 tests at Cyprus airports in coming days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rapid-covid-19-tests-at-cyprus-airports-soon

Rapid COVID-19 tests will soon be made available at Cyprus airports, transport minister Yiannis Karousos said on Monday....

29. Cyprus to launch tender for rapid tests at airports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-launch-tender-for-rapid-tests-at-airports

The Cyprus government will be reissuing a call for the expression of interest by bidders who have acquired the necessary equipment needed for rapid COVID-19 tests, so that incoming tourists won’t need to spend a night in quarantine until labs check their sample for the virus....

30. New scheme to subsidize airlines conducting flights with low occupancy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-scheme-to-subsidize-airlines-conducting-flights-with-low-occupancy

Transport minister Yiannis Karousos on Wednesday announced a new scheme that will support airlines in view of stimulating passenger traffic....

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