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1. UNHCR rep to provide statement on sexual harassment claims at Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-rep-to-provide-statement-on-sexual-harassment-claims-at-pournara

The UNHCR representative that raised the alarm regarding incidents of the sexual harassment of minors at the Pournara refugee camp in Kokkinotrimithia was expected to provide police with a statement on Wednesday, the outgoing police chief Kypros Michaelides said....

2. Cyprus the highest climber in IMD 2020 World Competitiveness Ranking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-the-highest-climber-in-imd-2020-world-competitiveness-ranking

Cyprus was the highest climber in the 2020 IMD World Competitiveness Rankings, marking an improvement in all four categories that make up the overall ranking....

3. Man charged in Rottie death in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-charged-in-rottie-death-in-limassol

Police are investigating the death of a Rottweiler days after she was found injured inside a trash can in Limassol, while a local man has been charged in connection with the case...

4. 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....

5. Bill sparks kosher debate in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-sparks-kosher-debate-in-cyprus

Animal rights advocates are up in arms over a new government bill that would allow slaughterhouses in the Republic of Cyprus to incorporate kosher rituals, a procedure described by animal rights activists as inhumane...

6. President: Lockdown measures extended until end of April

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-measures-extended-until-end-of-april

Lockdown and other measures in place to contain the coronavirus outbreak will be extended until April 30, with no exceptions to be made during the Orthodox Easter period, President Nicos Anastasiades said in his televised national address on Wednesday night....

7. UNHCR steps in to ensure refugees in Cyprus receive proper protection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-steps-in-to-ensure-refugees-in-cyprus-receive-proper-protection

The UNHCR office in Cyprus has stressed that refugees must be included in the government’s planning and response to the Covid-19 pandemic, offering hands-on solutions to the myriad problems in the government’s handling of refugee and asylum procedures that have only been exacerbated by the current crisis....

8. Financial measures tackle coronavirus in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/financial-measures-tackle-coronavirus-in-cyprus

Measures of Financial Support to address the Impact of the Coronavirus have been announced by the Government of the Republic of Cyprus...

9. Greek army, police dig in along Turkey border after migrant clashes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-army-police-dig-in-along-turkey-border-after-migrant-clashes

Greek troops and riot police remained on high alert on Tuesday along the land border between Greece and Turkey, the main flashpoint in an escalating row between the EU and Ankara over how to deal with a new wave of migrants and refugees....

10. European Commission to stamp out illegal pet trade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-commission-to-stamp-out-illegal-pet-trade

The European Commission will boost efforts to stamp out the illegal trade in pets, particularly cats and dogs, in the EU, the Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Stella Kyriakides said....

11. Syrian man wanted in Paphos murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-stabbed-to-death-in-paphos

A woman was found murdered in her own home in Paphos on Monday, with police issuing an arrest warrant for her husband...

12. Report slams state agencies in teen's death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-slams-state-agencies-in-teen-s-death

Social welfare employees staged a walkout on Thursday to protest the suspension of four of their colleagues following a damning report by the Ombudsman’s office on a teen’s death in rural Nicosia...

13. New EU health commissioner readies plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-eu-health-commissioner-readies-plan

Cyprus’ new Commissioner to the European Commission Stella Kyriakides has outlined the goals and priorities for the Health and Food Safety portfolio at a meeting held on Wednesday with Cypriot journalists...

14. Police make headway in welfare fraud

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-make-headway-in-welfare-fraud

Investigators are still trying to unravel a housing scam in Limassol that was set up to defraud state authorities by using people who were homeless and in need for help...

15. Bills for Brits clear House committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bills-for-brits-clear-house-committee

Two bills targeting post-Brexit rights for British residents in Cyprus have cleared the House labour committee, while the language of the bill reportedly provides for a start date that has been left blank...

16. Filipina in adoption case gets six years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/filipina-in-adoption-case-gets-six-years

A Filipina go-between in a gay adoption case, who was arrested on child trafficking charges, has been sentenced to six years in prison, while two men are still wanted by Cyprus police...

17. Kyriakides up to the task for EU health

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-up-to-the-task-for-eu-health

Cyprus’ EU Commissioner-designate, Stella Kyriakides, who has been selected as the new EU Health Commissioner, says she is ready for the challenge...

18. Halloumi exports reached 29 thousand tons in 2018

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/halloumi-exports-reached-29-thousand-tons-in-2018

Halloumi exports reached 29,000 tons in 2018, acting permanent secretary of Agriculture Ministry Andreas Louca has said. ...

19. When necessity becomes history

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/when-necessity-becomes-history

20. Egypt - Cyprus electricity connection agreement signed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/egypt-cyprus-electricity-connection-agreement-signed

21. President reiterates commitment to high economic growth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-reiterates-commitment-to-high-economic-growth

22. Social welfare benefits to be filed online

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/social-welfare-benefits-to-be-filed-online

A new all-in-one database in September is expected to help the labour department streamline social welfare applications online as well as double check personal data including back accounts of beneficiaries...

23. Economic Ideas Forum comes to Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/economic-ideas-forum-comes-to-nicosia

24. Somali women react to social services video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/somali-women-react-to-social-services-video

A group of women from Somalia are speaking out against treatment from state officials, just days after a video surfaced online showing a female refugee being forcefully removed from a social welfare office...

25. Swedish Dads and Cypriot Dads

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/swedish-dads-and-cypriot-dads

26. Charges dropped as Somali dad walks free

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/charges-dropped-as-somali-dad-walks-free

The father of a five-month-old baby was released from jail on Monday, after prosecutors dropped child abuse charges against him and further recommended state assistance for the entire family...

27. TEPAK holds Open Day for prospective students

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tepak-holds-open-day-for-prospective-students

The Cyprus University of Technology is opening its doors and invites all prospective students and all those interested to its “OPEN DAY” on Sunday, February 24...

28. Man pours gasoline on himself in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-pours-gasoline-on-himself-in-paphos

A man threatened to set himself on fire at an employment office in Paphos, following a mental breakdown during an exchange with staff...

29. Egypt - Cyprus agreement for Block 12 gas field attracts great investor interest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/egypt-cyprus-agreement-for-block-12-gas-field-attracts-great-investor-interest

30. Filipina still jailed in adoption case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/filipina-still-jailed-in-adoption-case

A woman from the Philippines was remanded in custody for an additional six days in the gay couple child adoption case, citing more time was needed for the investigation and the apprehension of two male suspects...

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