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1. Cyprus scores Wizz Air base in Larnaca

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Cypriot aviation scored a big win this week after Wizz Air said it would turn Larnaca airport into a base, as the island is trying to restore connectivity and the airline industry going through a hygiene makeover...

2. Cyprus expects 600,000 tourists by August

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The island is expected to receive some 600,000 passengers in August, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said Thursday, noting that this estimation includes people flying in on commercial and private planes....

3. Mass deportations underway in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mass-deportations-underway-in-cyprus

The Republic of Cyprus has begun expelling foreign nationals who have been turned down for asylum, citing concerns over security threats and changing demographics due to a migration crisis...

4. Cyprus to foot the bill for infected tourists

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The Republic of Cyprus is pledging to cover all costs for anyone testing positive for the coronavirus while on vacation on the eastern Mediterranean island nation...

5. Republic of Cyprus starts its biggest engine

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A new presidential address to the nation on Wednesday is expected to set the tone as the Republic of Cyprus is gearing up for the summer season but debate over health concerns and social distancing still rages on...

6. New quarantine rules issued for repatriated persons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-quarantine-rules-issued-for-repatriated-persons

With the mandatory 14-day quarantine for returnees from abroad officially scrapped on Monday, the Health Ministry issued new guidelines whereby those being repatriated will only be required to stay in a quarantine hotel until their test results are out....

7. Airports to reopen in two stages from June 9

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/airports-to-reopen-in-two-stages-from-june-9

Cyprus on Friday worked out the details of the resumption of its tourism sector, with the Cabinet green lighting a two-stage action plan for the reopening of the Larnaca and Paphos airports....

8. Pandemic highlighted urgency of tackling climate challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pandemic-highlighted-urgency-of-tackling-climate-challenges

While the coronavirus crisis has highlighted our vulnerabilities as a globally connected society, the recognition of the need to stabilize our climate and protect biodiversity preceded the current crisis by many years, Wolfgang Cramer, Scientific Co-Director of the Mediterranean Institute of Marine and Terrestrial Biodiversity and Ecology (IMBE), said Friday....

9. New chapter in store for old Orphanides mall

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-chapter-in-store-for-old-orphanides-mall

The Bank of Cyprus is reportedly sounding out the government on a potential mega deal in west Nicosia, with ideas thrown around for the old Orphanides Mall to become a business centre or a medical facility...

10. Cyprus all set to receive tourists from June 15

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The Deputy Tourism Ministry is all set to open the Cyprus tourism market as of June 15....

11. Over 7,500 repatriated to Cyprus so far

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Over 7,500 people have been repatriated to Cyprus over the last two months, Foreign Ministry spokesman Demetris Samuel said Monday, when three more rescue flights were expected to fly in....

12. Turkey defends Larnaca-bound flight decision

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Ankara says a Larnaca-bound plane never submitted a timely request to fly through Turkish airspace, accusing the Republic of Cyprus of using the pandemic to score points for political gain...

13. Commission calls on Turkey to show solidarity without discrimination

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commission-calls-on-turkey-to-show-solidarity-without-discrimination

The European Commission called on Turkey "to maintain a spirit of solidarity without discrimination", referring to Wednesday’s incident where Turkey denied a flight transporting medical equipment to Cyprus to enter its airspace....

14. Medical supplies arrive after eventful flight

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Another huge load of medical supplies from China was delivered to the Republic of Cyprus on Wednesday, after an “adventurous” flight on a Russian aircraft that did not have enough fuel to make it in one go...

15. EU unveils guidelines for travel, tourism

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The European Commission unveiled a series of measures aimed at ensuring people can start traveling safely across the continent again as governments try to revive tourism and airline industries brought to a halt by the coronavirus....

16. Turkey forbids plane carrying medical equipment from China to Cyprus to enter air space

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-forbids-plane-carrying-medical-equipment-from-china-to-cyprus-to-enter-air-space

A plane chartered by the Republic of Cyprus to transfer 36 tonnes of donated medical equipment from China on Wednesday was forced to change course after Turkey prohibited the plane from passing through its air space, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said....

17. Athens to undergo radical facelift

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After the ambitious vision of creating a large traffic-free zone in Athens more or less fizzled out at the end of the previous decade, the Athens Municipal Council breathed new life into the project on Monday after approving a proposal for an extended pedestrian network and a drastic reduction of cars in the city center....

18. Cyprus GDP to suffer 'severe contraction' in 2020, projection shows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gdp-to-suffer-severe-contraction-in-2020-projection-shows

The University of Cyprus’ Economics Research Centre has projected that the country’s GDP is set to drop by 6.9% in 2020 under a baseline scenario and by 13.1% under an adverse scenario....

19. Joint working group established for resumption of Cyprus-Israel flight connection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/joint-working-group-established-for-the-resumption-of-flight-connection-with-cyprus

Cyprus and Israel established a working group this week to prepare all necessary conditions for the resumption of the aviation connection between the two countries, Ambassador of Israel in Nicosia, Shmuel Revel told the Cyprus News Agency on Friday....

20. V-E Day marked the turning point towards a democratic, prosperous, and peaceful future

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Today is the 75th anniversary of the Allied Victory in Europe in World War II - “V-E Day.” This is a day to remember and honor the shared sacrifice, enduring commitment, and unflinching bravery of the Allied forces and the underground movements in defeating Fascism in Europe. We also remember the immense sorrow and misery suffered by so many, and we recognize the bravery and sacrifice of tens of millions of civilians in the Second World War....

21. Minister keeps bus drivers on their toes

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Transport Minister Yiannis karousos made an unannounced visit to a bus transit location on Friday to experience firsthand the implementation of public health guidelines...

22. Lockdown brings striking drop in air pollution, energy demand

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lockdown-brings-striking-drop-in-air-pollution-energy-demand

Pollution levels in Cyprus have plummeted as a result of restriction measures enforced amid the coronavirus outbreak, which brought a significant drop in traffic and electricity consumption, highlighting the benefits of pressing forward with sustainable transport and energy production solutions....

23. 3,000 to be repatriated to Cyprus in May

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/3-000-to-be-repatriated-to-cyprus-in-may

Cyprus is receiving around 200-300 returnees from abroad on a daily basis, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said on Monday, noting that May is expected to see the repatriation of some 3,000 in total....

24. The four phases of Cyprus' lockdown exit roadmap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-four-phases-of-cyprus-lockdown-exit-roadmap

The Health Minister on Thursday gave a detailed overview of the four phases of Cyprus’ lockdown exit roadmap, which will be subject to adjustments based on how well the island responds to the gradual easing of restrictions....

25. Lifting restrictions signal progress, but concerns high over relapse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lifting-of-restrictions-sign-of-progress-but-concerns-high-over-relapse

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said Wednesday that with the island moving toward recovering from the coronavirus outbreak, the gradual lifting of measures set to begin next week is a testament of the progress being made, but it also a source of intense concern over a potential relapse....

26. Some 2.5 thousand to be repatriated in first weeks of May

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/some-2-5-thousand-cyprus-nationals-apply-for-repatriation

Around 2.5 thousand Cypriot nationals and legal residents of the island are expected to be repatriated between May 1 and 15 from several foreign countries where they were left stranded after the international outbreak of coronavirus....

27. EU governments risk clash with EU exec in bid to save tourism season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-governments-risk-clash-with-eu-exec-in-bid-to-save-tourism-season

European Union governments risk a clash with the EU executive arm over their support for travel firms issuing vouchers for cancelled holiday deals without giving customers the option of cash refunds as required by EU law, diplomats said....

28. Energy company proposes installation of an FRSU in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/energy-company-proposes-installation-of-an-frsu-in-cyprus

Oslo-based company Hoegh LNG confirmed Friday it has submitted a proposal for the installation of a Floating Storage Regasification Unit (FRSU) in Cyprus and has sent letters to top government officials outlining its benefits....

29. Cyprus extends flight ban again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-extends-flight-ban-again

Cyprus’ Cabinet has decided to extend a flight ban, which has been in place as part of measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic....

30. New decree allows repatriation of all legal residents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-decree-allows-repatriation-for-all-legal-residents

By Thursday, a sum of 9,282 students abroad who chose to remain put amid the coronavirus outbreak had received a €750 government benefit, as promised last month....

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