Daily Archives: May 7, 2020

Commission steps up fight against money laundering and terrorist financing

The European Commission has today put forward a comprehensive approach to further strengthen the EU’s fight against money laundering and terrorist financing.

The Commission has published an ambitious and multifaceted Action Plan, which sets out concrete measures that the Commission …

COVID19: Experts warn Cyprus can’t rely on virus disappearing

Health experts tasked with advising authorities on handling the coronavirus crisis are taking into account a study predicting the end of the pandemic in Cyprus on 24 May but warn the fight goes on.

Government adviser, virologist Peter Karayiannis told …

COVID19: Cyprus to draft action plan for rebooting airports

Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos is to set up an inter-ministerial committee that will prepare an action plan by the end of May to gradually reopen Cyprus airports with coronavirus as the backdrop.

Karousos said the cabinet on Thursday approved a …

COVID19: Domestic abuse spikes in lockdown divided Cyprus

Violence against women has reached alarming levels on both sides of Cyprus’ divide after Cypriots were obliged to stay at home following the coronavirus outbreak in March.

The Bicommunal Technical Committee on Gender Equality reports that domestic violence incidents have …

COVID19: Cyprus containing cases to single numbers

Cyprus reported another six cases of COVID-19 on Thursday from 1,774 tests that were carried out, taking the total since the outbreak in March to 889 (including 10 in the British Bases).

Although the numbers are low, Cyprus only had …

Cyprus police report 74 pedestrians and drivers for restrictive measures violations

 Cyprus police have reported 74 pedestrians and drivers between 1800 hours on Sunday and 0600 hours on Wednesday local time out of a total of 2,860 spot checks across the island, for violations of restrictive measures in place to contain …