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21 April, 2021
 

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1. Alan Duncan publishes book ahead of Geneva

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alan-duncan-publishes-book-ahead-of-geneva

Sir Alan Duncan who irritated Greek Cypriots two years ago when he said sovereignty over waters off the island was 'under dispute' has written a book, in which he says the British High Commissioner felt betrayed by President Nicos Anastasiades...

2. Greek, Turkish ministers stand their ground

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-turkish-foreign-ministers-stand-their-ground

Greek and Turkish foreign ministers Nikos Dendias and Mevlut Cavusoglu hailed the relaunch of exploratory talks between Athens and Ankara and called for a de-escalation of tension, but both stood their ground on key issues dividing the two sides in an unusually frank press conference following their meeting in Ankara on Thursday...

3. Europe must get off the sofa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/europe-must-get-off-the-sofa

Everything we learnt from what took place in the presidential palace, and then from Brussels, reinforced the image of a weak, if not anemic Europe...

4. Vaccine registration website crashes again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccine-registration-website-crashes-again

The state’s vaccine registration website crashed again Thursday morning just moments after it went live, raising questions over the online process despite reassurances that capacity problems had been fixed last week...

5. Leaders will break bread in Geneva at 5+1

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/leaders-will-break-bread-in-geneva

The Geneva meeting on Cyprus 'is going ahead in person,' United Nations officials said during Monday’s Q&A session following a noon briefing in New York...

6. More than half of Cyprus nursing staff opt out of jab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-half-of-cyprus-nursing-staff-opt-out-of-jab

Less than half of total nursing staff at public hospitals have opted to get vaccinated against coronavirus, state health services organisation spokesperson Charalambos Charilaou said....

7. Commission officially registers halloumi PDO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commission-officially-registers-halloumi-pdo

The European Commission announced on Monday the official decision for the registration of halloumi/hellim as a protected designation of origin (PDO) product, protecting it against imitation and misuse across the EU....

8. Ministry says Cyprus under new wave of hospital admissions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-says-cyprus-under-new-wave-of-hospital-admissions

The number of coronavirus cases being detected in Cyprus has been rising consistently over the past two weeks, while hospitals have also seen increasing numbers of patients under 60 being admitted, a new national surveillance report published Friday showed. ...

9. UK Minister talks Cyprus problem in Nicosia visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-minister-talks-cyprus-problem-in-nicosia-visit

The UK Foreign Minister for the European Neighbourhood Wendy Morton reiterated in a visit to Nicosia on Wednesday the UK’s full support of the upcoming UN talks on Cyprus. ...

10. Anastasiades: Cyprus won't hesitate to veto EU-Turkey customs union

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-cyprus-won-t-hesitate-to-veto-eu-turkey-customs-union

11. Top EU officials head to Turkey in bid to improve ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/top-eu-officials-head-to-turkey-in-bid-to-improve-ties

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council chief Charles Michel are headed to Turkey on Tuesday on an official visit aimed at improving ties between Brussels and Ankara....

12. Anastasiades sends message to Turkey via Michel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-sends-message-to-turkey-via-michel

President Nicos Anastasiades called on Friday on the President of the European Council Charles Michel, who is set to visit Ankara next week, to convey to the need for Turkey to show political will that will allow the resumption of substantive talks on Cyprus....

13. Damning State Dep. report highlights Cyprus human rights issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/damning-state-dep-report-highlights-cyprus-human-rights-issues

A US State Department country report on human rights practices in 2020 proved damning for Cyprus which was found to have had significant human rights issues last year....

14. Borrell determined to carry out EUCO mandate on Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-determined-to-carry-out-euco-mandate-on-turkey

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades said clarifications about the EU’s role at the informal conference of Cyprus set to take place in Geneva in late April may arise after the visit expected to be paid to Turkey by EU officials....

15. Emotions run high as boy reunited with dad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/emotions-run-high-as-boy-reunited-with-dad

A US-born child was reunited with his dad in Limassol on Monday, ten days after the Supreme Court gave the Cypriot mother a deadline to comply with a court order, with the handover taking place four years after she flew him to the island unbeknownst to the father...

16. Halloumi cheese to get PDO stamp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-secures-eagerly-awaited-pdo-status-for-halloumi

The Commission’s Quality Committee on Friday put its eagerly-awaited stamp of approval on Cyprus’ request for registering halloumi/hellim as a product of Protected Designation of Origin (PDO). ...

17. Biden: I have not given up on the Cyprus issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-i-have-not-given-up-on-the-cyprus-issue

US President Joe Biden has pledged that he has not given up on the Cyprus issue...

18. Vandals spray paint mosque with graffiti

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vandals-spray-paint-mosque-with-graffiti

A graffiti incident at a mosque in Limassol has drawn wide condemnation on Thursday, a holiday with bicentennial celebrations on the island marking the Greek revolt against the Ottoman Empire...

19. Cyprus, Greece mount pressure for revision of EUCO conclusions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-mount-pressure-for-revision-of-euco-conclusions

Cyprus and Greece mounted pressure on Wednesday for a revision of the draft European Council conclusions on Turkey, arguing that they should better reflect the stance taken by the EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell in his recent report....

20. Nicosia seeks revision on Turkey draft

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-seeks-revision-on-turkey-draft

The Republic of Cyprus has raised concerns over a joint statement to be issued by the EU27 on Turkey, with sources saying Nicosia was calling for a new draft to 'better reflect' statements by officials...

21. Cyprus rejects EU draft on Turkey which seeks to deepen trade ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rejects-eu-draft-on-turkey-which-seeks-to-deepen-trade-ties

Cyprus has rejected a draft prepared for a summit of EU leaders this week which seeks to deepen trade ties with Turkey, describing it as “totally unacceptable.” ...

22. Fence wars break out near buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fence-wars-break-out-near-buffer-zone

Opposing camps have been making headlines recently over a controversial barbwire fence near the buffer zone, with one group cutting a piece of barbed wire and the other restoring it, with all caught on tape...

23. Anastasiades stays focused on getting EU at Geneva table

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-stays-focused-on-getting-eu-on-geneva-table

President Nicos Anastasiades delved extensively into the substantive role the EU has to play at upcoming Cyprus peace processes during a teleconference convened Friday by the European Council President Charles Michel with EU leaders....

24. Cyprus to resume AZ jabs Friday after EU agency gives nod

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-resume-az-jabs-friday-after-eu-agency-gives-nod

The European Union’s drug regulatory agency said Thursday that the AstraZeneca vaccine is not linked to an overall increase in the risk of blood clots and that the benefits of use outweigh the risks, paving the way for European countries to resume administering the shots....

25. UK variant gaining ground in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-variant-gaining-ground-in-cyprus

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou expressed concern over the spread of the British coronavirus variant in Cyprus, issuing a fresh call to the public to comply with measures in place to contain the pandemic so that "the worst scenario can be averted."...

26. EU will be present in Cyprus issue negotiations, senior EU official says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-will-be-present-in-cyprus-issue-negotiations-senior-eu-official-says

The EU will be present at the conference on Cyprus to be convened by the UN in Geneva in late April and at the formal negotiations that may follow, a senior EU official said at a press conference in Brussels ahead of the forthcoming Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) of Monday....

27. Cyprus scrambles to reduce asylum backlog

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-to-reduce-asylum-backlog

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris says the government is moving forward with rejections of asylum applications under new, faster procedures to clear a system backlog, with Europe seeking a comprehensive solution and a commissioner calling on Cypriot authorities to investigate illegal pushbacks...

28. 8.3% of local youth has social media addiction symptoms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/8-3-of-cypriot-youth-has-social-media-addiction-symptoms

A survey on the likelihood of young people getting addicted to social media and the internet has shown that 8.3% of Cypriot youth is faced with symptoms of addiction to social media, while the replies of 24% of participants suggested an overall problematic use of the internet. ...

29. EU Commission gets halloumi PDO ball rolling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commission-gets-halloumi-pdo-ball-rolling

The European Commission has launched the process for a vote in the Quality Committee on March 26 on the Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) of the Halloumi/Hellim file, an EC spokesperson told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA) on Tuesday....

30. All political parties barring ELAM to follow President to Geneva

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-political-parties-barring-elam-to-follow-president-to-geneva

All political parties except one have accepted President Nicos Anastasiades’ invitation to accompany him to Geneva at the end of April, when the UN will be hosting an informal five-party meeting on Cyprus....

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