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20 September, 2020
 

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1. The Cypriot aspect of the eastern Mediterranean crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-cypriot-aspect-of-the-eastern-mediterranean-crisis

A few days ago, the leader of the Turkish Cypriot community made an important statement, involving the future of the Cyprus Problem. At a time when Greek-Turkish relations are highly tense, and just before the withdrawal of the Oruc Reis from the waters of the eastern Mediterranean, Mustafa Akinci announced that a new conference on the Cyprus Problem is imminent....

2. US facility plans in Cyprus draw reactions

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Turkey is calling on the United States to 'return to its traditional policy of neutrality' following Mike Pompeo’s visit in Nicosia where he announced an American training facility on the island...

3. Pompeo coming to sound Nicosia out

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to arrive in Cyprus on Saturday evening, a day after surprising reporters on a plane en route to Doha saying he wanted to swing by the island to hear a fresh perspective on regional tensions...

4. Washington lifts Cyprus arms embargo

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Washington has announced a partial lifting of a decades-old arms embargo to the Republic of Cyprus, with Turkey saying the decision ignores equality and balance between the two sides on the divided island...

5. North commemorates Tylliria bombing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-commemorate-tylliria-bombing

Busloads of Turkish Cypriots crossed into Cyprus’ “other ghost town” on Saturday to commemorate Turkish bombing in Tylliria during intercommunal clashes on the island in 1964, but the gathering was not without political controversy...

6. Ozersay says Varosha opening certain

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Varosha could be opened to its former residents under Turkish Cypriot administration, says Kudret Ozersay, adding that the process of reviving Cyprus’ ghost town after the pandemic crisis cannot be halted...

7. Two out of five new cases randomly detected in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-out-of-five-new-cases-randomly-detected-in-limassol

The Cyprus health ministry announced five new coronavirus cases on Monday, two of which were randomly detected in Limassol, where recent days have seen a concerning development of several active chains of infection....

8. Cyprus-bound Turkish soldiers die in crash

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Five Turkish soldiers who were on their way to Cyprus were killed and ten others injured after their bus crashed in southern Turkey...

9. Cyprus President meets with UNSG's Special Representative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-meets-with-unsg-s-special-representative

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades held a meeting on Wednesday morning with the UN Secretary General’s Special Representative in Cyprus and head of the UN peacekeeping force on the island (UNFICYP), Elizabeth Spehar....

10. Anastasiades: Patriotic realism dictates solution through diplomacy, not weapons

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Instead of a catastrophic scenario, we opt for diplomacy, the weapons of international law and Cyprus’ status as an EU member state. This is what is dictated by patriotic realism and rationalism, and not a rhetoric of empty slogans. The coming days are crucial as regards initiatives taken by the EU and the US in view of preventing a potential crisis through targeted measures towards Turkey....

11. Berlin ready to support Cyprus solution process

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Berlin intends to be supportive if asked to do so by all parties involved in Cyprus settlement efforts, the Ambassador of Germany to Cyprus, Franz Josef Kremp, told the Cyprus News Agency....

12. EU top official and Cyprus defence minister fly over Cyprus' EEZ by helicopter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-top-official-and-cyprus-defence-minister-fly-over-cyprus-eez-by-helicopter

The EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell joined the Cyprus defence minister Savvas Angelides on a helicopter ride over the Republic’s exclusive economic zone to observe the sea areas that are increasingly emerging as zones of contention....

13. North sending mixed signals over opening to Turkey on July 1

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-sending-mixed-signals-over-opening-to-turkey-on-july-1

The Turkish Cypriot administration was giving off mixed signals over plans to restore connectivity with Turkey on July 1, with head of the administration Ersin Tatar stating Thursday it had decided to stick to the decision and double-check arrivals for the virus, contradicting statements made Wednesday by Kudret Ozersay, in charge of foreign affairs in the north, who said that the administration had failed to reach a final decision and was considering to re-evaluate the move....

14. Locals to be able to cross through checkpoints from Sunday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-to-be-able-to-cross-through-checkpoints-from-sunday

Cyprus nationals and legal residents of the island will be able to cross through all checkpoints barring that on Ledra Street as of Sunday, but will need to present proof of a negative coronavirus test conducted up to 72 hours prior to crossing....

15. UN calls on Turkish Cypriot side to clarify checkpoints situation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-calls-on-turkish-cypriot-side-to-clarify-checkpoints-situation

The United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) on Wednesday expressed concern over the “ongoing disruption” faced by residents of both sides of the island as a result of checkpoints remaining only partially open for specific groups....

16. Government announces rules for crossing checkpoints

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The Cyprus government on Friday announced the special rules that will apply for those groups permitted to move through crossing points as of June 8, but it remains unclear whether the ‘government’ in the north will be following through on the agreement between President Nicos Anastasiades and the Turkish Cypriot leader....

17. The growing complications of the reopening of checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-growing-complications-of-the-reopening-of-checkpoints

The discussion for the reopening of checkpoints will be anything but an easy feat, as in addition to the role played by the epidemiological situation, the matter is inevitably being politicized in view of ‘elections’ set to take place in the north, but also in light of the UNSG’s report expected around the end of June....

18. No peace talks until mandate is renewed, Akinci says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-peace-talks-until-mandate-is-renewed-akinci-says

Turkish-Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci says that no progress can be made in reunification talks with the Republic of Cyprus if Turkish Cypriots in the breakaway north do not renew his mandate....

19. Cyprus condemns vandalism at mosque

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-condemns-vandalism-at-limassol-mosque

Limassol police are investigating an incident of vandalism at Koprulu mosque, after gasoline bombs were thrown at the building and graffiti found spray-painted on the outer fence...

20. Negative coronavirus test certificate needed to go through crossings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/negative-coronavirus-test-certificate-needed-to-go-through-crossings

With the partial opening of checkpoints on June 8, as agreed by the island’s two leaders on Thursday, Presidential Commissioner Photis Photiou said that in addition to the enclaved, Greek Cypriots who resettled in their villages in the breakaway north will also be allowed to pass through crossing points....

21. First steps taken for the reopening of checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-steps-taken-for-the-reopening-of-checkpoints

Substantial steps were taken on Thursday by the leaders of the island’s divided communities toward the reopening of crossing points, with the two agreeing that as a first step, certain groups of people will be allowed to cross through checkpoints as of June 8....

22. Cyprus comes together to put out fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-comes-together-to-put-out-fires

Authorities on both sides of divided Cyprus were battling with fires over the weekend, with students in the north ordered to evacuate their dorms and residents in the south grabbing garden hoses to put out flames in their backyards...

23. UNSG calls on two sides to cooperate on pandemic, opening of crossings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unsg-calls-on-two-sides-to-cooperate-on-pandemic-opening-of-crossings

The leaders on both sides of the Cyprus divide received a letter from UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, who called for cooperation in dealing with the pandemic and in lifting restrictions at crossings....

24. Pressure mounting on T/C leadership to reopen checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pressure-mounting-toward-t-c-leadership-for-reopening-of-checkpoints

Several Turkish Cypriot groups are stepping up pressure toward the leadership in the north to reopen checkpoints as soon as possible, given that the coronavirus pandemic appears to be fully recovering on both sides of the divide....

25. Cooperation and Transparency Needed to Fight COVID-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cooperation-and-transparency-needed-to-fight-covid-19

In today’s age of social media, it has unfortunately become normal to see false information reach a broad audience instantaneously through the Interne...

26. North Cyprus bars entry to citizens from all countries, including Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-cyprus-bars-entry-to-citizens-from-all-countries-including-turkey

In a further escalation of measures amid the unfolding coronavirus health crisis, the north moved to bar entry from land, air, and sea, to all third country nationals, including Turkish nationals....

27. 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....

28. Additional COVID-19 protection measures announced in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/additional-covid-19-protection-measures-announced-in-the-north

Turkish Cypriot ministers agreed on several additional coronavirus protection measures on Friday during their third emergency session on the unfolding pandemic....

29. Confirmed cases continue to rise, total reaches 14

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/confirmed-cases-continue-to-rise-total-reaches-14

The coronavirus outbreak continued to grow on the island on Friday after four additional coronavirus cases were confirmed, raising the total to 14 in government-controlled areas, while three new cases in the north raised the figure to five....

30. Eight Turkish Cypriots rushed to hospital after Ledra checkpoint protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eight-turkish-cypriots-rushed-to-hospital-after-ledra-checkpoint-protest

Protesters gathered on both sides of the Ledra Street divide on Saturday to demonstrate against the closure of four checkpoints by the government of the Republic of Cyprus, a move it said was part of a bundle of coronavirus protection measures but which has been criticized as a measure veiling ulterior political motives....

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