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11 August, 2020
 

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1. Filipina housemaid speaks out in abuse case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/filipina-housemaid-speaks-out-in-abuse-case

The woman seen in a shared video being abused by her employer, a retired police officer, says she endured physical abuse and serious threats many times before recording the incident...

2. Health experts fear spike in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-experts-fear-spike-in-limassol

Health experts in Cyprus are becoming increasingly concerned following reports of three clusters of coronavirus in Limassol, but it has yet to be clarified whether there is any connection between clusters...

3. European students in US breathe sigh of relief

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-students-in-us-breathe-sigh-of-relief

Foreign students coming from Europe are exempt from a travel ban the United States imposed because of the coronavirus pandemic, the State Department told congressional offices on Thursday...

4. Asylum seeker delivery man gets arrested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seeker-delivery-man-gets-arrested

A food delivery guy was arrested on suspicion of illegal employment in Paphos after he went to take food to the town’s police headquarters...

5. Students arrested as visa debate rages on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-students-arrested-as-visa-debate-rages-on

Police officers and immigration agents raided establishments in Paphos on Sunday, arresting two international students who were found working without authorization, with critics calling on the state to ease restrictions and allow off-campus work...

6. Officials scramble to halt coronavirus chain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-scramble-to-halt-coronavirus-chain

Health officials went on high alert over the weekend after two contacts, who tested positive for the coronavirus, were linked to a traveler who landed in the Republic of Cyprus more than two weeks ago...

7. KISA weighs in on downtown clashes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kisa-weighs-in-on-downtown-clashes

An NGO director in Cyprus is challenging the notion that foreign rival gangs have desolated the historic centre of the capital, saying bad practices by some local employment agencies are often behind many disputes including a fatal incident last Sunday...

8. Cyprus outlines drastic step on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-outlines-drastic-step-on-migration

Republic of Cyprus Interior Minister Nikos Nouris is urgently seeking a constitutional amendment to shorten the time of due process for asylum applicants, calling a set of government-sponsored bills a “holistic approach” to immigration during a press conference on Thursday...

9. EU to ease virus travel bans from July 1, but not to all

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-ease-virus-travel-bans-from-july-1-but-not-to-all

The European Union on Thursday announced plans to ease a ban on nonessential travel to the continent, with foreign students, non-EU nationals who normally live in Europe and certain highly skilled workers likely to be exempt from the coronavirus restrictions from July 1....

10. Roommate arrested on attempted murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/roommate-arrested-on-attempted-murder

Police arrested a man on attempted murder charges following an incident in rural Nicosia, after his roommate showed up at a private hospital with an abdominal stab wound...

11. Suspect caught in women-home-alone attacks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-caught-in-women-home-alone-attacks

Police have apprehended a suspect in connection with two incidents back in January, when two women said an unknown man attacked them in their own apartments...

12. China's ambassador responds to US criticism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-s-ambassador-responds-to-us-criticism

The Chinese ambassador in Nicosia is firing back at US and media criticism over his country’s response to the coronavirus outbreak, adding that he believes Cyprus will win the battle against the coronavirus...

13. Police arrest ten in worksite raids

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-arrest-ten-in-worksite-raids

Police arrested ten foreign nationals on Tuesday in two worksite raids, conducted alongside labour officials who gave additional citations and fines worth over €100,000...

14. New Brexit immigration system to favour high-skilled workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-brexit-immigration-system-to-favour-high-skilled-workers

Britain will prioritize access for high-skilled workers from around the world in its post-Brexit points-based immigration system, the government said on Tuesday, setting out its plans to put an end to a reliance on “cheap labor from Europe”....

15. Cyprus gets tough on economic migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gets-tough-on-economic-migrants

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris says the government is determined to cut down on asylum and residence permit applications by blocking economic migrants from filing non-legitimate petitions...

16. British High Commission replies to British expats FAQ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-high-commission-replies-to-british-expats-faq

The British High Commission in Cyprus compiled and replied to some of the most frequently asked questions by UK nationals in Cyprus, providing further clarity on what British expats living on the island can expect post-Brexit. ...

17. Woman assaulted by handyman imposter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-assaulted-by-handyman-imposter

A woman from India says she was attacked in her own apartment by a man who pretended to be a maintenance worker....

18. Cyprus hopes to join US visa waiver

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hopes-to-join-us-visa-waiver

Cypriot officials say they are setting up a task force aimed at including the country in the US visa waiver programme the soonest possible...

19. Cyprus hails US EastMed bill signed into law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hails-us-eastmed-bill-signed-into-law

A new US law geared toward boosting energy and security cooperation in the east Mediterranean is indicative of the significance that Washington attaches to the region, Cyprus' foreign minister said Saturday...

20. Six arrested in fake marriage investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/six-arrested-in-fake-marriage-investigation

Police are investigating suspected marriage fraud following multiple arrests in Nicosia in connection with alleged fake employment contracts...

21. Foreign worker arrested after accusing her boss

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-worker-arrested-after-accusing-her-boss

A foreign woman ended up getting arrested after going to Migration to file charges against her employer...

22. Cyprus plans to revoke passports after uproar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-plans-to-revoke-passports-after-uproar

Cyprus said on Wednesday that it had started a process to strip 26 individuals of citizenship they received under a secretive passports-for-investment scheme, admitting it had flaws...

23. Greek golden visa system in a bind

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-golden-visa-system-in-a-bind

Greece’s Golden Visa program, offering five-year residence permits to non-European Union citizens who invest at least 250,000 euros in local property, appears to have become a victim of its own success...

24. 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...

25. Domestic worker’s death prompts new investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/domestic-worker-s-death-prompts-new-investigation

The Supreme Court has ruled that the case of a foreign domestic worker’s death is to be forwarded to the state attorney, after striking down a judicial review request by her employers who sought to block a human rights investigation...

26. Housemaid critical after Larnaca hit and run

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/housemaid-critical-after-larnaca-hit-and-run

A housemaid from India was seriously injured in a hit-and-run incident in Larnaca, with police asking the public for help in tracking down the vehicle involved in the incident...

27. Cyprus on the right track to combat trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-the-right-track-to-combat-trafficking

A US report says the Republic of Cyprus fully meets the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking, while also offering recommendations for improving prosecution of criminals and offering assistance to victims...

28. Foreign worker killed in bicycle accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-worker-killed-in-bicycle-accident

A man from Sri Lanka was fatally injured in an accident when a car struck his bicycle early Wednesday morning in rural Nicosia...

29. Palmer: Ankara has been repeatedly advised to change course

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/palmer-ankara-has-been-repeatedly-advised-to-change-course

30. Garber: US deeply concerned by Turkey's intention to drill off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/garber-us-deeply-concerned-by-turkey-s-intention-to-drill-off-cyprus
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