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16 July, 2018
 

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1. Moody’s says BoC better off after UK sale

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moody-s-says-bank-of-cyprus-better-off-after-uk-sale

Rating Agency Moody’s has described the sale of Bank of Cyprus UK as credit positive, noting that the sale would place Bank of Cyprus in a better position to focus on reducing its domestic high stock of problematic loans...

2. Anastasiades says guarantees cannot be part of solution

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-says-guarantees-cannot-be-part-of-solution

President Nicos Anastasiades says there can be no solution to the Cyprus problem if a settlement includes guarantees, adding that France is sending a similar message...

3. Truck driver crushed to death in Limassol

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/truck-driver-crushed-to-death-in-limassol

A truck driver was killed in Limassol on Thursday when his own vehicle moved back unexpectedly crushing him to death...

4. Cyprus foreign minister calls Moscow up

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-foreign-minister-calls-moscow-up

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov reaffirmed his country’s support for a UN-led peace effort in Cyprus, calling on UNFICYP to continue its role on the divided island...

5. Diko calls for inquiry on controversial glossary

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/diko-calls-for-inquiry-on-controversial-glossary

The House foreign affairs committee will discuss a controversial glossary of political terms aimed at journalists in Cyprus, following debate and criticism on Greek Cypriot social media on fears of censorship...

6. Lute on the move

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lute-on-the-move

UN special envoy Jane Holl Lute is reportedly on the move, with sources learning that she is expected to meet with President Nicos Anastasiasdes on July 23 during her tour to Nicosia, Athens, and Ankara...

7. Erdogan points fingers at Greek Cypriots

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-points-fingers-at-greek-cypriots

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan visited the northern part of Cyprus Tuesday, saying his country will not abandon Turkish Cypriots and criticising Greek Cypriots for what he described as lack of vision for peace on the island...

8. Brief blackout affecting many areas in Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blackout-affecting-many-areas-in-cyprus

A power outage was affecting the island Tuesday morning, with many areas in the Republic of Cyprus going through a mini blackout...

9. Johnson pushes the eject button right after Davis

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-pushes-the-eject-button-right-after-davis

Two leading eurosceptic ministers have quit British Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet, calling into question her ability to deliver the vision of continued close ties with the European Union that she said they had agreed to last week...

10. President thanks parliamentary caucus for Sunday votes

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-thanks-parliamentary-caucus-for-sunday-votes

President Nicos Anastasiades praised the ruling and opposition parties for approving state guarantees for Hellenic Bank as well as passing new foreclosure and bankruptcy laws, adding he would not respond to criticism...

11. Leoni Paraskevaides takes over J&P Overseas

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/leoni-paraskevaides-takes-over-j-p-overseas

There are new developments in the J&P Overseas saga in Riyadh, with the Cypriot company solidifying its leadership following an internal and legal battle that now appears to be over...

12. Erdogan plans visit to north Nicosia

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-plans-visit-to-north-nicosia

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will visit Turkish Cypriots in north Nicosia on July 9, marking his first trip overseas following his victory in a watershed election...

13. Cyprus improves but more work needed to combat human trafficking

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-improves-but-more-work-needed-to-combat-human-trafficking

A US report on human trafficking has reinstated the Republic of Cyprus back to Tier 1, saying the country meets minimum standards while the situation in the north is a lot worse...

14. Customs boost petrol inspections from the north

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/customs-boost-petrol-inspections-from-the-north

The Customs Department says it will intensify inspections at crossing points to crack down on gasoline bought in the north of the island, warning that officials could confiscate containers and even impound vehicles if there is a law violation...

15. Nicosia agrees with EU that Turkey should be a better neighbour

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-agrees-with-eu-that-turkey-should-be-a-better-neighbour

Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides is expressing his appreciation for his EU counterparts, following a report by the General Affairs Council that calls on Turkey to be a better neighbour...

16. Former judge points fingers at the establishment

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-judge-points-fingers-at-the-establishment

Former ECHR judge Loukis Loucaides says police abuse and corruption are part of a systemic problem in Cyprus that cannot change until those at the top who hold political office stand up and follow the letter of the law...

17. Nicosia unmoved by Erdogan win

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-unmoved-by-erdogan-win

Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides does not expect big changes in Cyprus peace talks following Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s re-election on Sunday, without ruling out small steps as long as nationalists take a back seat...

18. Cyprus co-op bank freezes accounts with bad loans

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-co-op-bank-freezes-accounts-with-bad-loans

The Cyprus Cooperative Bank on Friday froze accounts of customers who keep their loans delinquent on purpose, as the bank makes an effort to force them to seek refinance terms...

19. ESM warns Cypriot banks of quick fixes

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/esm-warns-cypriot-banks-of-quick-fixes

The European Stability Mechanism warns Cyprus that despite a recent decline in non-performing loans (NPL), the banking sector remains vulnerable due to weak profitability and a still high NPL ratio...

20. Two students in the north arrested for not standing up

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-students-in-the-north-arrested-for-not-standing-during-anthem

Two female students at the Eastern Mediterranean University were detained by Turkish Cypriot police at their graduation ceremony, following the girls’ refusal to stand during the national anthem...

21. Fake news and quality journalism under scrutiny

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fake-news-and-quality-journalism-under-scrutiny

Fake news, a term used almost daily and a byproduct of the rapid spread of social media networks, will be one of the main topics in the first digital policy conference on “Cyprus in the Digital Agenda” on Thursday in Nicosia...

22. Probe into Stavros’ death still open

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probe-into-stavros-death-still-open

Members of a Health and Safety Task Force Committee are visiting Alethriko elementary on Wednesday, a Larnaca school where 10-year-old Stavros Georgallis got injured last month and whose death hours later was shrouded in controversy and allegations of incompetence...

23. Malfunction terrifies air passengers en route to Larnaca

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/malfunction-terrifies-air-passengers-en-route-to-larnaca

Terrified passengers on a British Airways flight en route to Larnaca were horrified when they saw pressurized air jet-streaming inside the cabin in front of their eyes, causing ear pain and panic attacks...

24. UN sending envoy to Cyprus for consultations

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-sending-envoy-to-cyprus-for-consultations

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres is sending a special envoy to Cyprus in the coming weeks, hoping to get crystal clear views from both sides in order to assess whether or not a new push for peace is possible...

25. Greek foreign minister reiterates support for Cyprus solution

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-foreign-minister-reiterates-support-for-cyprus-solution

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias reiterated Wednesday his country’s supports for a solution to the Cyprus problem as long as there are no interventionist rights from other countries...

26. Hellenic moments away from CCB offer

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/hellenic-moments-away-from-ccb-offer

The privatisation deal for Cyprus Cooperative Bank could be moments away, with Hellenic Bank putting the finishing touches on the final makeup of its new shareholder base...

27. Technicalities and lack of trust behind Skourides delays

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/technicalities-and-lack-of-trust-behind-skourides-delays

Turkish Cypriot groups in the north are speaking out against a decision by the Immovable Properties Commission that granted permission to Greek Cypriot Nicolas Skourides to build in his native town...

28. Nicosia says US-North Korea agreement 'absolutely positive development'

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-says-us-north-korea-agreement-absolutely-positive-development

Nicosia has described the agreement between the United States and North Korea as an “absolutely impressive development” adding that better international relations can benefit Cyprus and the whole world...

29. State doctors up in arms over medical school bill

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-doctors-up-in-arms-over-medical-school

State doctors are once again speaking out against government efforts that would create proper medical schools in state public hospitals, with union representatives warning to take action...

30. Irish FM: We will support you in trying to find the way forward on the Cyprus issue

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/irish-fm-we-will-support-you-in-trying-to-find-the-way-forward-on-the-cyprus-issue

Tánaiste and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Ireland Simon Coveney said today that his country would support Cyprus “in any way that we can to try and find the way forward that I think everybody wants to see,” on the Cyprus Question....