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1. Mask delivery from China hits obstacle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mask-shipment-from-china-hits-obstacle

Medical supplies from China, which were expected to be flown to Cyprus on a Greek C-130, will not be shipped to the island with officials saying the Republic will have to send its own plane or find another way...

2. Loan payments to be suspended for nine months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/loan-payments-to-be-suspended-for-nine-months

After over two weeks of discussions between the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Labor, the Central Bank, the Association of Cyprus Banks and other financial entities to minimize the impact of coronavirus on the Cyprus economy, white smoke has emerged with all parties agreeing that payoffs for all types of loans are to be suspended for nine months....

3. President: Unnecessary travel strictly prohibited, violators to be fined

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-unnecessary-travel-strictly-prohibited

Addressing the nation on Monday night for the second time since the coronavirus pandemic broke out in Cyprus in early March, President Nicos Anastasiades announced that all unnecessary travel will be banned as of 6pm on Tuesday until April 13....

4. Health Minister: better safe than sorry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-better-safe-than-sorry

The top priority at the moment is to ensure the health of each person individually and of the public as a whole, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said on Friday, stressing that “I prefer to take painful decisions, even if they prove excessive in the end, rather than to remain unprotected.”...

5. Second Paphos private hospital to limit operations after Covid-19 confirmation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-paphos-private-hospital-to-limit-operations-after-covid-19-confirmation

The Evangelismos private hospital in Paphos became the second private hospital in the city on the southwest coast to limit its operations after a doctor working there tested positive for coronavirus on Friday....

6. Wary optimism as Paphos hospital staff tests begin to come back negative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wary-optimism-as-paphos-hospital-staff-tests-begin-to-come-back-negative

The Paphos General Hospital, where 12 had been infected with coronavirus, remained shut on Wednesday as samples continued to be taken from some 680 hospital staff to be sent for testing....

7. Mitsotakis: 'We are at war,' with an invisible but not invincible enemy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-we-are-at-war-with-an-invisible-but-not-invincible-enemy

In a televised address to the nation on Tuesday on the spread of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis echoed French President Emmanuel Macron, declaring that "we are at war." ...

8. Elections in the north postponed for six months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elections-in-the-north-postponed-for-six-months

Elections in the north that were set to take place in April have been postponed for six months amid mounting chain reactions of the coronavirus outbreak, Turkish Cypriot media reported on Tuesday....

9. Cooker seen behind deadly blaze at Moria camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cooker-seen-behind-deadly-blaze-at-moria-camp

Firefighters on the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos are investigating the cause of a blaze that broke out on Monday afternoon at the Moria refugee and migrant camp, killing a child before it was brought under control. Authorities said the child was a girl aged between 6 and 7...

10. North in coronavirus crisis: hospitals, prisons in turmoil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-north-in-coronavirus-crisis-hospitals-prisons-in-turmoil

On Monday morning, Turkish Cypriot authorities confirmed that the number of coronavirus cases had reached six, including four tourists from Germany who had arrived in the north last week, and two Turkish Cypriots who had recently returned from the UK....

11. President: Partial lockdown of airports, schools to remain closed until April 10

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-partial-lockdown-of-airports-schools-to-remain-closed-until-april-10

President Nicos Anastasiades addressed the nation on Friday night after the week saw cumulative confirmations of coronavirus cases across the divide....

12. Police clamp down on violations of mass gatherings ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-clamp-down-on-violations-of-mass-gatherings-ban

Cyprus police have ramped up efforts to crack down on any violations of the ban on indoor public and private gatherings of over 75 people, enforced through a decree issued by the Health Minister in a bid to contain the coronavirus outbreak....

13. Government to step in with financial injections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-to-step-in-with-financial-injections

The Finance Minister is expected to announce a bundle of support measures for companies, consumers, and workers affected by the coronavirus outbreak on the island....

14. Second COVID-19 case reportedly the head of Nicosia General Hospital unit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-covid-19-case-reportedly-the-head-of-nicosia-general-hospital-department

Following the announcement of the island’s first two confirmed coronavirus cases, the Health Ministry said it had on Monday night began tracing the contacts of the 64-year-old medical practitioner....

15. 'The Time Is Now': Women abstain from duties in call for gender equality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-time-is-now-women-abstain-from-duties-in-call-for-gender-equality

Women from across Cyprus locked elbows to form human chains outside their workplaces on Friday during a one-hour work stoppage that called for gender equality and an end to discrimination against women....

16. Farm worker critical after trailer home fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farm-worker-critical-after-trailer-home-fire

A farm worker in rural Nicosia, who suffered burns in a trailer home fire in rural Nicosia, was rescued by his employer who saw the flames on security cameras and sprang into action...

17. 14 EU countries demand Syria govt, Russia return to 2018 ceasefire deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/14-eu-countries-demand-syria-govt-russia-return-to-2018-ceasefire-deal

Foreign ministers from 14 European countries, including France and Germany, demanded on Wednesday that Syrian government forces and their Russian backers end their offensive in Idlib province and return to the terms of a 2018 ceasefire deal....

18. 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...

19. Nicosia stabbing sparks migration debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-stabbing-sparks-migration-debate

Debate over crime and migration in the Republic of Cyprus was renewed this week following a video showing the moment a young man was killed in downtown Nicosia as well as statements by officials regarding foreigners on the island...

20. One in four in Cyprus at risk of poverty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/one-in-four-in-cyprus-at-risk-of-poverty

Some 200,000 persons (23.9 per cent of the Cyprus population), or one in four, are at risk of poverty, participants of a two-day discussion in Nicosia organized by Cyprus and EU-wide anti-poverty networks heard....

21. 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”....

22. EDEK party shrinks as turmoil escalates over ousted MEP

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/edek-party-shrinks-as-turmoil-escalates-over-ousted-mep

After the dramatic ousting of MEP Demetris Papadakis from socialist party Edek on Monday, the party continued to shrink throughout the week with the resignation of ten party members by Friday....

23. 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....

24. Government ups the ante on Spiftire impasse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-ups-the-ante-on-spiftire-impasse

The Republic of Cyprus has already decided on measures to be taken in the event that the UN fails to resolve the Spitfire Café impasse between the Nicosia Municipality and the Turkish military....

25. Worker critical after fall in Paphos warehouse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/worker-critical-after-fall-in-paphos-warehouse

A man in Paphos was rushed to the Emergency Room following a work-related accident, where he fell and severely injured his head...

26. North cries foul over Spitfire operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-cries-foul-over-spitfire-operation

Turkish Cypriot officials in north Nicosia are accusing city crew maintenance in the south of sneaking into the buffer and stealing a number of items with UNFICYP weighing in and calling on involved parties to back away from the iconic Spitfire Cafe...

27. Facebook to remove coronavirus misinformation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/facebook-to-remove-coronavirus-misinformation

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it will take down misinformation about China’s fast-spreading coronavirus in a rare departure from its approach to health content, after the World Health Organization declared the outbreak a global health emergency....

28. 1 in 10 employed persons in EU at risk of poverty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-in-10-employed-persons-in-eu-at-risk-of-poverty

One in ten employed persons aged 18 years or over in the EU were found to be at risk of poverty in 2018, according to data published on Friday by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU....

29. Bomb squad called out to Lakatamia ATM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bomb-squad-called-out-to-lakatamia-atm

Residents in a Lakatamia neighbourhood were ordered to evacuate the area after a gas cylinder was spotted outside a local bank...

30. 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....

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