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News Cyprus: Cyprus to get 1st natural gas import terminal in 2 years

Published on: Thursday 09 July 2020
Cyprus to get 1st natural gas import terminal in 2 years
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/cyprus-1st-natural-gas-import-terminal-years-71697231

Cyprus says it plans to transition to cleaner and cheaper natural gas for energy generation in two years as work officially began to build the east Mediterranean island nation’s first gas import terminal

News Cyprus: EU's Borrell says Turkish gas drills off Cyprus 'must stop'

Published on: Thursday 25 June 2020
EU's Borrell says Turkish gas drills off Cyprus 'must stop'
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/eus-borrell-says-turkish-gas-drills-off-cyprus-190125871.html

European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said Thursday that "illegal" Turkish drilling for gas off the divided island of Cyprus "must stop", as he met Cypriot officials in Nicosia. "Turkish illegal drillings must stop," Borrell tweeted after meeting the Republic

News Cyprus: EU to help resolve Cyprus-Turkey maritime border wrangle

Published on: Thursday 25 June 2020
EU to help resolve Cyprus-Turkey maritime border wrangle
News source: https://apnews.com/3bc2d71a095191b0941aaeca44f786be

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The European Union will help Cyprus try to negotiate its maritime border with neighboring Turkey in order to end an ongoing wrangle that has raised tensions in the east...

News Cyprus: Cyprus FM heads to Israel for snap visit

Published on: Monday 22 June 2020
Cyprus FM heads to Israel for snap visit
News source: https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/israel-vows-to-defend-interests-in-aphrodite-yishai-gas-field-dispute-632363

Cyprus’ Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides was set to pay a quick visit to Israel on Tuesday morning, with energy issues at the top of the agenda. Christodoulides is expected to arrive in Israel ...

News Cyprus: Cyprus will require coronavirus test from Israelis due to morbidity spike

Published on: Wednesday 10 June 2020
Cyprus will require coronavirus test from Israelis due to morbidity spike
News source: https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/cyprus-will-require-coronavirus-test-from-israelis-due-to-morbidity-spike-631069

Reports from the neighboring island of Cyprus indicate that the Cypriot Health Ministry has changed Israel's category from A to B, retracting the planned exemption for Israelis scheduled for June 20.

News Cyprus: The Latest: Cyprus ends COVID-19 commercial flight ban

Published on: Tuesday 09 June 2020
The Latest: Cyprus ends COVID-19 commercial flight ban
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory/latest-cyprus-ends-covid-19-commercial-flight-ban-71150190

An Israeli plane with 22 passengers aboard has become the first commercial flight to touch down at Cyprus’ main Larnaca airport after the east Mediterranean country re-opened its airports ...

News Cyprus: Tents and razor wire: Cyprus struggles with migrant influx

Published on: Wednesday 03 June 2020
Tents and razor wire: Cyprus struggles with migrant influx
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/tents-razor-wire-cyprus-struggles-migrant-influx-022909009.html

In the thick of the coronavirus lockdown in Cyprus, authorities gave a group of asylum seekers a stark choice: move to an overcrowded camp or go home. The Mediterranean island deemed it a necessary step to save money -- the tiny country of just one million people now has Europe's highest per capita

News Cyprus: Europe risks 'uneven competition' as Germany dominates state aid interventions, Cyprus warns

Published on: Wednesday 03 June 2020
Europe risks 'uneven competition' as Germany dominates state aid interventions, Cyprus warns
News source: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/06/03/europe-risks-uneven-competition-after-state-interventions-cyprus-warns.html

The EU, a political conglomerate of 27 nations, has relaxed its strict state aid regulations three times since March.

News Cyprus: Cyprus hastens lifting of most remaining virus restrictions

Published on: Wednesday 03 June 2020
Cyprus hastens lifting of most remaining virus restrictions
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/cyprus-hastens-lifting-remaining-virus-restrictions-71041957

The government of Cyprus has accelerated the lifting of most of the country’s remaining coronavirus restrictions by three week ...

News Cyprus: Cyprus to pay for the vacation of tourists who catch the coronavirus during their stay

Published on: Thursday 28 May 2020
Cyprus to pay for the vacation of tourists who catch the coronavirus during their stay
News source: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/05/28/cyprus-to-pay-for-the-vacation-of-tourists-who-catch-the-coronavirus.html

The Cypriot government has said it will cover the vacation costs of any tourists who contract the coronavirus while holidaying in the country.

News Cyprus: Cyprus Pledges to Cover 'All Costs' for Tourists Who Test Positive for COVID-19 While on Vacation

Published on: Thursday 28 May 2020
Cyprus Pledges to Cover 'All Costs' for Tourists Who Test Positive for COVID-19 While on Vacation
News source: https://time.com/5844179/cyprus-sponsors-covid-tourists/

Cyprus is pledging to cover all costs for anyone testing positive for COVID-19 while on vacation on the eastern Mediterranean island nation

News Cyprus: Cyprus offers to cover cost of holidays affected by coronavirus

Published on: Friday 29 May 2020
Cyprus offers to cover cost of holidays affected by coronavirus
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/may/29/cyprus-cover-cost-holidays-affected-by-coronavirus-covid-19

Free healthcare for Covid-19 patients and hotel expenses for their dependents will give island an unbeatable edge, it says ...

News Cyprus: Israel, Greece and Cyprus can do more together

Published on: Sunday 10 May 2020
Israel, Greece and Cyprus can do more together
News source: https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/israel-greece-and-cyprus-can-do-more-together-627568

The beginning of 2020 found the leaders of Israel, Greece and Cyprus together in Athens. Prime ministers Benjamin Netanyahu and Kyriakos Mitsotakis, as well as President Nikos Anastasiadis, signed a ...

News Cyprus: Cyprus extends commercial flight ban, hopes to spur tourism

Published on: Monday 11 May 2020
Cyprus extends commercial flight ban, hopes to spur tourism
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/cyprus-extends-commercial-flight-ban-hopes-spur-tourism-70616435

Cyprus has extended a ban on commercial flights into and out of the country until May 28 as the government considers ways to restore the country’s tourism industry to meet an anticipated swell in demand from vacationers

News Cyprus: Cyprus-based CFD Broker, TradeATF, Announces Digital Sponsorship With Argentine FA

Published on: Wednesday 06 May 2020
Cyprus-based CFD Broker, TradeATF, Announces Digital Sponsorship With Argentine FA
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/cyprus-based-cfd-broker-tradeatf-160800516.html

TradeATF, a well-established and licensed Cyprus-based CFD Broker since 2013. The Broker is duly authorized and regulated by the CySEC and provides its services on an international level focused on EU countries, this week excitedly announced a digital sponsorship of the Argentine National Team under

News Cyprus: Israel cautiously examining tourism safe zone with Greece, Cyprus

Published on: Tuesday 05 May 2020
Israel cautiously examining tourism safe zone with Greece, Cyprus
News source: https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/israel-cautiously-examining-tourism-safe-zone-with-greece-cyprus-626997

One of the major obstacles to creating a safe zone for tourism between the three countries is the mandatory quarantines for arrivals from abroad; Israel requires two weeks of isol ...

News Cyprus: Turkish Cypriot Authorities: Release Detained Syrian Asylum Seekers

Published on: Wednesday 15 April 2020
Turkish Cypriot Authorities: Release Detained Syrian Asylum Seekers
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/cyprus/turkish-cypriot-authorities-release-detained-syrian-asylum-seekers

The 175 Syrian asylum seekers, most of whom fled Aleppo and Idlib, left Mersin in southern Turkey on a boat bound for Cyprus on March 20. They include 69 children, at least 7 of them unaccompanied.

News Cyprus: Cyprus announces partial easing of lockdown from May 4

Published on: Wednesday 29 April 2020
Cyprus announces partial easing of lockdown from May 4
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/cyprus-announces-partial-easing-lockdown-174049039.html

Cyprus will begin easing its tight coronavirus lockdown by allowing some businesses to reopen beginning on May 4, with restrictions on movement to be lifted on May 21, President Nicos Anastasiades said on Wednesday. Full easing of movement would occur on May 21, more than two months after the island