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15 July, 2020
 

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1. Greece will be better prepared for second wave of Covid-19, PM says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-will-be-better-prepared-for-second-wave-of-covid-19-pm-says

Greece will be better prepared if the coronavirus pandemic resurfaces in fall, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on a television interview on Sunday night....

2. Cyprus expects 600,000 tourists by August

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-expects-600-000-tourists-by-august

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. Greece’s Covid-19 death toll reaches 100

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-covid-19-death-toll-reaches-100

Greece’s death toll from the novel coronavirus has reached 100, after a patient at the capital’s Attikon Hospital succumbed to the disease late on Monday....

4. Clocks move forward this weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clocks-move-forward-this-weekend

Daylight Saving Time went into effect on Sunday in Cyprus as public opinion around the world still remains divided on whether there is value in switching back and forth...

5. No spectators at Tokyo 2020 Games torch lighting ceremony

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-spectators-at-tokyo-2020-games-torch-lighting-ceremony

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics torch lighting ceremony in ancient Olympia will be the first in more 35 years to be held without spectators after organizers on Monday introduced tighter measures to protect against the coronavirus....

6. InvestCyprus creates specialized unit to help achieve 2030 tourist targets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investcyprus-creates-specialized-unit-to-help-achieve-2030-tourist-targets

InvestCyprus, the island’s organization responsible for attracting foreign direct investment, announced the creation of a specialized unit in a bid to facilitate efforts to achieve Cyprus’ National Tourist Strategy for 2030, which aims at attracting 5 million tourists by 2030....

7. Defence minister goes ‘behind enemy lines'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defence-minister-goes-‘behind-enemy-lines

Cypriot Defence Minister Savvas Angelides got up close and personal with special commandos during their winter training high up in the snowy mountains...

8. Police warn of landslide danger

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-warn-of-landslide-danger

Police warned motorists on Thursday to be extra cautious when driving in the mountains, citing areas with rockfall and mudslides...

9. Yellow warning for thick fog covering Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/yellow-warning-for-thick-fog-covering-cyprus

After fog and low clouds blanketed the Nicosia skies on Wednesday, the Met Department issued a yellow warning for dense fog at mountainous and semi-mountainous regions, which will remain in effect until 10am on Thursday....

10. Syria displacement is worst since conflict began, UN says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syria-displacement-is-worst-since-conflict-began-un-says

More people have fled fighting in Syria over the past 10 weeks than at any other time in the 9-year-old conflict and the city of Idlib, where many are sheltering, could become a graveyard if hostilities continue, two U.N. agencies said on Tuesday....

11. Cyprus gets yellow warning ahead of cold blast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gets-yellow-warning-ahead-of-cold-blast

A wind advisory and a flood warning went into effect Friday, ahead of a cold weekend, with weather officials warning of gusty winds as an incoming cold front and high pressure battle it out...

12. More flamingos in near-death condition, Animal Party says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-flamingos-in-near-death-condition-animal-party-says

The Animal Party called on Interior Minister Nicos Nouris to take action for the protection of the Larnaca Salt Lake flamingos which continue to be at risk, expressing strong concern over a statement made by the Director of the Game and Fauna service who seems to have said “so what if some out of so many thousands die?”...

13. Island sees above average rainfall this winter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/island-sees-above-average-rainfall-levels-this-winter

During the first month of 2020, Nicosia saw 169 per cent of the average January rainfall levels, the Met Department showed on Wednesday. Meanwhile, December saw some striking meteorological events as well, including strong rains and winds, hail, and snowfall, the Press and Information Office said on Wednesday....

14. Flamingo deaths raise alarm in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flamingo-deaths-raise-alarm-in-cyprus

Over a dozen flamingos were found dead at Aliki salt lake in Larnaca, with officials playing down the incident while members of the Green party are calling for an investigation...

15. Heavy rains slam all of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heavy-rains-slam-all-of-cyprus

Local authorities all over the island were busy Wednesday dealing with the aftermath of heavy rains, while road closures were caused by heavy runoff both north and south...

16. First snowflakes fall on Troodos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-snowflakes-fall-on-troodos

The first snowflakes of the winter season were seen falling on the Troodos mountains on Monday morning, with weather officials expecting snow to continue...

17. Armed patrols begin this weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/armed-patrols-begin-this-weekend

Armed soldiers and police officers will very soon be holding joint patrols in downtown Nicosia, with the justice minister saying the measures are being taken to combat crime, terrorism, and illegal immigration...

18. Mixed bag of weather on the way

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mixed-bag-of-weather-on-the-way

A weak high pressure system over Cyprus on Monday will be short-lived as the barometer is falling with chances of rain increasing for Tuesday and over the next few days...

19. Friday the 13th to sort it all out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/friday-the-13th-to-sort-it-all-out

Britain will hold its first December election in almost a century after Prime Minister Boris Johnson won approval from parliament on Tuesday for an early ballot aimed at breaking the Brexit deadlock...

20. Clocks go back this weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clocks-go-back-this-weekend

People in Cyprus got an extra hour of sleep Sunday morning, as clocks fell back to winter time on Saturday after midnight marking the end of Daylight Saving Time...

21. Britain's Thomas Cook scrambles for £200 million to avert collapse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-s-thomas-cook-scrambles-for-£200-million-to-avert-collapse

Britain’s Thomas Cook needs to find an extra 200 million pounds to satisfy its lenders or one of the world’s oldest holiday company risks collapse, potentially stranding thousands of holidaymakers across Europe. ...

22. With courage and moderation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/with-courage-and-moderation

It is often said Greece’s post-dictatorship era ended with SYRIZA’s defeat. But how will we now close the accounts of the past and stop arguing about what happened 44 or 75 years ago? And how will Greece look ahead to resolve its accumulated problems – now we are done with ideological fixations and have lived the “dream” of the Left in power?...

23. Ice cubes for tigers as heatwave smashes European records

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ice-cubes-for-tigers-as-heatwave-smashes-european-records

Belgian zookeepers fed chickens in giant ice cubes to tigers on Wednesday as northern Europe baked in record temperatures during another heatwave that climate experts believe could become the new normal. ...

24. Cyprus pushes for ferry link with Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-pushes-for-ferry-link-with-greece

The government is looking for ferry links to Greece as cheaper alternatives to costly flights, with the shipping deputy minister hoping there will be a weekly connection by next summer...

25. Playing with fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/playing-with-fire

The emerging crisis in the Eastern Mediterranean over Turkey’s drilling activities in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) raise the prospect of an open Greco-Turkish conflict to a level higher than anytime since the Imia crisis...

26. Not a day seems to have gone by

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/not-a-day-seems-to-have-gone-by

27. Clocks move forward for summer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-spring-forward-once-again

Daylight Saving Time went into effect on Sunday at 3am in Cyprus as public opinion around the world is still divided whether there is value in switching back and forth...

28. Rain is back all week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rain-is-back

Chances of rain, a temperature drop and a low barometer are back in the forecast for Cyprus just days prior to Daylight saving time...

29. Wrestling in the Colosseum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/wrestling-in-the-colosseum

How will the hatred that has spread around us in the years of the crisis be erased? The Greek people have been deeply divided. You have the supporters of the bailouts versus the critics, the haves versus the have-nots, the patriots versus the traitors and so on. ...

30. Cyprus 2019 GDP forecast at 3.3%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-2019-gdp-forecast-at-3-3
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