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03 March, 2021
 

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Displaying results 1-30 of 442 matches for query weekend.

1. El Diablo denier criminally charged

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/el-diablo-denier-criminally-charged

A man is facing multiple charges including criminal trespassing after he was apprehended at the Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation (RIK) where he went to protest against Cyprus’ Eurovision song entry this year...

2. Police anxious as pilgrims throng church

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-anxious-as-pilgrims-throng-church

Crowds of Christian pilgrims rushed to a local church in Strovolos over the weekend to catch a glimpse of a relic, with police on Sunday standing by amid concerns of health law violations...

3. Businesses busted after flouting COVID rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/establishments-busted-after-flouting-covid-rules

Police got busy over the weekend after officers busted a secret operation at a nightclub in Larnaca and a football watch party at a café in Limassol, with fines issued both to owners and customers...

4. Police back off as peaceful marchers defy ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-back-off-as-marchers-defy-ban

Thousands took to the streets in Nicosia over the weekend to protest against a controversial ban on peaceful assembly, with marchers and officers on their best behavior after an earlier anti-corruption demonstration was put down by use of force...

5. Cold continues through the weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cold-continues-through-the-weekend

A cold front affecting Cyprus this week is expected to last through the weekend, despite a gradual rise in temperature, with rain chances not going away before Monday...

6. Defying clampdown, Cyprus activists to protest again over graft

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defying-clampdown-cyprus-activists-to-protest-again-over-graft

Anti-corruption campaigners in Cyprus will protest again on Feb. 20, they said on Tuesday, after a violent clampdown by police at an event on Feb. 13 drew widespread condemnation....

7. Cyprus and Israel agree on green passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-israel-agree-on-green-passports

Cyprus and Israel reached an agreement on Sunday which would allow vaccinated Israelis to travel to the island without quarantine or other testing restrictions...

8. Mixed skies as temps drop late weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mixed-skies-as-temps-drop-late-weekend

A high pressure system is affecting the area over Cyprus, with periods of sunshine but also low chances of rain, while temperatures are expected to drop noticeably towards the end of the weekend as chances of stormy weather increase...

9. Calm weather brings misty mornings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/calm-weather-brings-misty-mornings

Fair skies are expected in the coming days, featuring non-menacing clouds and a slight temperature drop mid-week, but no sign of rain before the weekend...

10. Health commissioner’s Nicosia home staked out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-commissioner-s-nicosia-home-staked-out

Greek Cypriot news sites on Sunday picked up a story on EU Commissioner Stella Kyriakides, following reports of a media stake out at the health chief’s Nicosia residence amid fierce criticism over vaccine delays...

11. Teacher ready to sue over Twitter search

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teacher-ready-to-sue-over-twitter-search

A teacher who won an appeal following an unlawful police search, in connection with a Twitter parody account complaint filed by Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis, has vowed to sue the state saying she was targeted because of her activism...

12. Officials scorned over last minute wind advisory

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-scorned-over-last-minute-wind-advisory

Weather officials were criticized Monday over a last-minute warning issued Saturday night when gale force winds reached Cyprus, wreaking havoc and causing damages in parts of the island...

13. 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...

14. Speed limits drop for city centre streets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/speed-limits-drop-for-city-centre-streets

Drivers on major roads in Cypriot cities may soon need to slow down further, if a new effort by the Road Safety Council takes hold reducing speed limits further from 50 down to just 30 kilometres per hour...

15. Officials want young people settle in Strovilia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-want-young-people-settle-strovilia

Dherynia officials are seeking ways to have young people populate abandoned homes in Strovilia, on British Base soil, despite challenges stemming from restrictions that were somewhat eased last year...

16. Rain and temperature swings in the mix

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rain-and-temperature-swings-in-the-mix

A low pressure system drifting northwest is affecting the island on Wednesday with high chances of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon as well as temperature swings through the early weekend...

17. EU scrambles for supply amid vaccine clatter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-scrambles-for-supply-amid-vaccine-clatter

Cypriot EU Commissioner Stella Kyriakides says AstraZeneca’s revised schedule for delivering fewer doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in coming weeks is “not acceptable” while the European Ombudsman embarks on an investigation into vaccine contracts...

18. 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...

19. Cops warn drivers of slippery road surfaces

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-warn-drivers-of-slippery-road-surfaces

Officers on duty were seen helping a car that was stuck in sleet up in Troodos mountains over the weekend, amid reports of inclement weather and warnings over slippery conditions due to ice...

20. Flood fears ramp up as cold front nears

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flood-fears-ramp-up-as-cold-front-nears

Inclement weather continues to affect Cyprus as weekend storms cause flash flooding conditions in parts of the island and much colder temperatures are on they way...

21. Troodos blanketed with snow amid total lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/troodos-blanketed-with-snow-amid-total-lockdown

The Troodos mountains were blanketed with snow for the first time this winter season on Thursday, though the total lockdown that will span until the end of month means recreational visits to higher altitudes will have to wait....

22. Cyprus on alert as powerful storms gather

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-alert-as-powerful-storms-gather

A yellow warning has been issued for Wednesday as multiple low pressure systems from the west are moving in bringing heavy showers and possibly hailstorms...

23. Officials investigate fatal construction incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/authorities-investigate-fatal-construction-incident

A forensic pathologist confirmed Tuesday that a foreign worker who died over the weekend, several days following a work incident in Paralimni, had suffered a severe head trauma caused falling from a height...

24. 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...

25. Police criticised over 'botched' Twitter raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-criticized-over-botched-twitter-raid

Police continue to be criticized over a home raid on the weekend when officers confiscated a woman’s computer and phone after Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis complained about a parody account on Twitter, with the woman's lawyer accusing police of fishing for evidence at the wrong house...

26. 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...

27. Home searched over minister’s parody account

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/home-searched-over-minister-s-parody-account

Police officers knocked on the door of a woman who manages a Twitter parody account about the justice minister, prompting some social media users to inquire about the incident...

28. Cyprus puts travelers from UK up in hotels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-puts-travelers-from-uk-up-in-hotels

Cyprus’ health ministry rushed to clarify instructions for airports on Monday amid fears of a coronavirus mutation, saying a 7-day mandatory self-isolation for all adult travelers from the United Kingdom will take place in hotels with the state footing the bill...

29. Cyprus on alert over COVID-19 variant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-alert-over-covid-19-variant

Airport officials in the Republic of Cyprus are telling passengers arriving from the United Kingdom to self-isolate, following a new emergency guideline on Monday after other countries on the weekend banned UK flights altogether amid fears of a new strain of coronavirus...

30. Pressure mounts on EU drug regulator to approve Pfizer vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pressure-mounts-on-eu-drug-regulator-to-approve-pfizer-vaccine

Europe's drug regulator is under increasing pressure to quickly approve the Covid-19 vaccine developed by US giant Pfizer and Germany's BioNTech, officials said, as inoculations get started in Britain and the United States....

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