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1. Two arrested in separate knife attacks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-arrested-in-separate-knife-attacks

Two men were arrested on assault charges over the weekend in two separate knife incidents in Larnaca and Limassol...

2. South hands over murder suspect to north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/south-hands-over-murder-suspect-to-north

Another murder suspect is in police custody in the north in connection with the murder of a Turkish Cypriot businessman, after Greek Cypriot police handed Azmad Ali Virk over to UN officials...

3. Common interest for talks but disagreements remain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/common-interest-for-talks-but-disagreements-on-serious-issues-remain

President Anastasiades said that there is a positive climate and a common basis on which the talks for a Cyprus settlement can take place, noting, at the same time, that disagreements on serious issues remain, but there is an agreement that differences cannot be bridged without dialogue. ...

4. Joint statement following Anastasiades-Akinci meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/joint-statement-following-anastasiades-akinci-meeting

Statement by the United Nations Spokesperson in Cyprus on behalf of the Turkish Cypriot leader, Mr. Mustafa Akıncı and the Greek Cypriot leader, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades...

5. Kastellorizo ignored by Turkey in EEZ map

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kastellorizo-ignored-by-turkey-in-eez-map

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu presented a map Monday of Turkey’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) stretching south of the southeastern Aegean island of Rhodes to a few miles west of Paphos on Cyprus’ western coast. ...

6. Akar says effort to scrap guarantees on Cyprus 'futile'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akar-says-effort-to-scrap-guarantees-on-cyprus-futile

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has reportedly reiterated Ankara’s rejection of calls by Cyprus and Greece for a scrapping of the system of guarantees that were established when the island gained independence from Britain in 1960. ...

7. North and south touch base on West Nile virus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-and-south-touch-base-on-west-nile

Members on the Bicommunal Technical Committee on Health met Wednesday to discuss the West Nile virus, following one death in the north and a number of cases throughout the island...

8. Ayia Napa C2 holds grand opening

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ayia-napa-c2-holds-grand-opening

The Ayia Napa satellite casino is having its grand opening on Wednesday right in the heart of the resort town...

9. Greek PM: We choose peace and reconciliation, without giving up sovereign rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-we-choose-peace-and-reconciliation-without-giving-up-sovereign-rights

History, which is recorded in books and in memories, is alive and present and reminds us of our obligation to defend justice and not be complacent, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday from the Cyprus Republic, where he is wrapping up a two-day official visit. ...

10. Nicosia grants approval to ENI, Total to drill in Block 7

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-grants-approval-to-eni-total-to-drill-in-block-7

Nicosia has granted approval to the energy companies ENI and Total to explore block seven of Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) and approved nine other drilling operations within the EEZ over the next two years...

11. Cyprus issue top priority says Mitsotakis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-issue-top-priority-says-mitsotakis

The main concern and complete, firm strategic pursuit of Greece’s external policy is an end to the Turkish occupation, stated Monday Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. ...

12. New confrontation over turtle nests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-confrontation-over-turtle-nests

Sea turtle conservationists in Paphos who take part in a nesting protection programme in the region have launched new allegations against locals while also criticizing police...

13. UNFICYP mandate renewal sends message of urgency for resumption of Cyprus talks, US diplomat says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-mandate-renewal-sends-message-of-urgency-for-resumption-of-cyprus-talks-us-diplomat-says

US Mission’s to the UN Political Coordinator Rodney Hunter has said that his country believes UNFICYP’s new mandate sends a message that the two leaders, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci "must work with a sense of urgency" to resume reunification talks. He also expressed disappointment with the lack of progress since the Conference on Cyprus in 2017 but expressed the belief that a settlement "remains achievable." ...

14. Anastasiades responds to Akinci’s hydrocarbons proposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-responds-to-akinci-s-hydrocarbons-proposal

In a letter to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres President Anastasiades responded to a proposal by Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci regarding the co-management of natural gas affairs. ...

15. Two-state solution: Negotiating tactic or inevitability

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-state-solution-negotiating-tactic-or-inevitability

In an interview on Monday Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that in Crans Montana President Anastasiades told him that the best solution is a two-state solution and that later in New York Anastasiades said to move forward with a confederation. ...

16. Drug squad arrest Limassol businessman

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-squad-arrest-limassol-businessman

Police arrested a local businessman in Limassol in connection with a drug bust earlier this year, following on new witness testimony in the case...

17. Cyprus, diplomacy and the dizzying gas effect

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-diplomacy-and-the-dizzying-gas-effect

The spin on political developments in Cyprus has had a dizzying effect on the public but state institutions seem unshaken...

18. National Council dismisses Turkish natural gas proposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/national-council-dismisses-turkish-natural-gas-proposal

The national council unanimously rejected a proposal by Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci to co-manage the islands’ natural gas resources...

19. Turkey rejects EU sanctions, vows to continue drilling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-rejects-eu-sanctions-vows-to-continue-drilling

EU Foreign affairs ministers who met in Brussels on Monday endorsed a decision to curb diplomatic contacts and funding for Turkey. In response the Turkish MFA issued a statement signalling that the conclusions adopted by the EU Foreign Affairs Council ‘’will in no way affect Turkey's determination to continue its hydrocarbon activities in the Eastern Mediterranean’’...

20. Nicosia to reject Turkish natural gas proposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-to-reject-turkish-natural-gas-proposal

A proposal by Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci for a committee that would jointly administer natural gas affairs is expected to be rejected by the government and party leaders when they meet on Tuesday...

21. Turkey will drill for gas until Cyprus accepts plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-will-drill-for-gas-until-cyprus-accepts-plan

Turkey will continue drilling for gas in waters off Cyprus if the internationally recognised Greek Cypriot government does not accept a cooperation proposal put forward by Turkish Cypriots, Ankara’s foreign minister said on Sunday. ...

22. Cyprus rejects extradition of Kurdish activist

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rejects-extradition-of-kurdish-activist

A Kurdish man wanted by German authorities on terrorism-related charges won’t be extradited, following a decision by a Larnaca court that found political beliefs were behind the persecution...

23. Bus driver cries foul over airport assault

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bus-driver-cries-foul-over-airport-assault

A Turkish Cypriot bus driver says Greek Cypriots threw rocks at his vehicle at Larnaca International Airport where he had gone to pick up tourists...

24. Mobile phones now work across divided Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mobile-phones-now-work-across-divided-cyprus

The United Nations has lauded the news that mobile phone coverage has been extended to both sides of the divide on the east Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus. ...

25. Displaced Greek Cypriots up in arms over land

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/displaced-residents-up-in-arms-over-land

Dozens of Greek Cypriot families in Limassol are up in arms over a land dispute, accusing the government of lying to them as they face lawsuits from a Turkish Cypriot property owner...

26. Syrians trapped at Ercan head to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrians-trapped-at-ercan-head-to-turkey

Turkish Cypriot officials say Ankara has decided to host 50 Syrians who have been trapped in Ercan airport due to visa issues...

27. US Congressional Delegation visits Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-congressional-delegation-visits-cyprus

A 9-member bipartisan delegation of the U.S. House of Representatives, headed by Ted Deutch (D-FL), the Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Middle East, North Africa, and International Terrorism of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, visited Cyprus this weekend....

28. Partition starting to show

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/partition-starts-to-show

The most revealing broadcast last Monday on the Russian-made missile that fell in the occupied areas was a tell-all account by Despina Kouri during RIK’s primetime news on what was being reported by the foreign press regarding the incident...

29. Turkey issues Navtex for exercises off Kastellorizo on Sunday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-issues-navtex-for-exercises-off-kastellorizo-on-sunday

Turkey has issued a navigational telex reserving a large area south of the island of Kastellorizo, within Greece's continental shelf, for military exercises on Sunday as Greeks go to general elections...

30. Custody issue raised in Marie abduction trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/custody-issue-raised-during-marie-abduction-trial

Five defendants have pleaded not guilty to kidnapping charges in Marie’s abduction in 2017, while prosecution is facing mounting pressure to clarify whether or not the Norwegian father of the little girl had legal custody...

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