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20 October, 2019
 

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1. EU heads come through on Turkey conclusions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-heads-come-through-on-turkey-conclusions

The European Council endorses the Foreign Affairs Council conclusions on Turkey’s drilling and reaffirms its solidarity with Cyprus, according to the conclusions adopted after the first day of the EU leaders Summit in Brussels...

2. Asylum seekers spotted in east Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-spotted-in-east-nicosia

A diverse group of undocumented migrants was spotted in eastern Nicosia on Thursday morning, with police saying a pregnant woman among them was taken to hospital...

3. Nicosia awaits EU council decisions on Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-awaits-eu-council-decisions

The President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades expressed on Tuesday his satisfaction over the decision of EU Foreign Ministers with regard to Turkey’s illegal drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean, and said he expected the European Council to endorse sanctions in its upcoming meeting...

4. Ankara calls EU decisions ‘unlawful and biased'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-calls-eu-decisions-‘unlawful-and-biased

Turkey's Foreign Ministry has rejected and condemned decisions taken by the European Union to suspend arms exports to Turkey following Ankara's northeast Syria incursion and drilling activities in the eastern Mediterranean...

5. Cyprus says frigate underlines French support

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-says-frigate-underlines-french-support

Cypriot Defence Minister Savvas Angelides says a French frigate within the Cypriot EEZ was not intended to militarize a situation but to show support from France towards the Republic’s sovereign rights...

6. Biker dies following rural Nicosia crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biker-dies-following-rural-nicosia-crash

A biker was killed on Sunday afternoon, hours after slamming into a car in rural Nicosia, with his female passenger surviving the crash and police trying to determine the cause of the accident...

7. Cypriot jihadist taken into US custody

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-jihadist-taken-into-us-custody

A jihadist terrorist of Cypriot origins was reportedly taken out of Kurdish custody just as Turkey was initiating its ground offensive in Syria, with the US president saying “dangerous ISIS fighters” are in secure locations...

8. Turkey launches ground offensive in Syria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-launches-ground-offensive-in-syria

Turkey and its Syrian rebel allies have launched their military operation into northeastern Syria, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, adding that the offensive aimed to eliminate a “terror corridor” along the southern Turkish border...

9. Egypt, Cyprus, Greece condemn gas exploration by Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/egypt-cyprus-greece-condemn-gas-exploration-by-turkey

Egypt, Cyprus, and Greece are condemning an "unlawful and unacceptable" bid by Turkey to drill inside waters where Cyprus has exclusive economic rights....

10. Cairo summit underway

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cairo-summit-underway

A summit held between Cyprus, Greece, and Egypt was taking place Tuesday in Cairo, with President Anastasiades drawing attention to international law amidst challenges posed by Turkish drilling off the island’s southern coast...

11. Turkish ships disturb Cypriot waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-ships-disturb-cypriot-waters

Nicosia and Athens are calling on Turkey to back off following Ankara’s decision to send more ships off the southern coast of Cyprus...

12. Yavuz on its way to a new well

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/yavuz-is-on-its-way-to-a-new-well-donmez-said

Turkey is sending an oil and gas drilling ship to waters off southern Cyprus where Greek Cypriot authorities have already awarded exploration rights to Italian and French companies, according to Turkish statements on Thursday....

13. Sharp increase in migrant arrivals in past 5 months, says minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sharp-increase-in-migrant-arrivals-in-past-5-months-says-minister

Greece's migration minister said Wednesday there was a 200 percent jump in the number of migrants and refugees who have reached Greek shores in the last five months....

14. Unknown man walks into primary school

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unknown-man-walks-into-primary-school

Local authorities went on high alert Monday after an unknown adult male was seen walking inside a primary school in Kaimakli, east Nicosia, only days following reports of abduction scares in adjacent communities...

15. Thomas Cook flight out of Cyprus gets emotional

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thomas-cook-flight-out-of-cyprus-gets-emotional

Things got emotional on a Larnaca-Bristol flight last week when passengers, who had been left stranded in Cyprus, passed the collection plate in a “bloody generous” whip-round for the flight attendants...

16. Community on alert after abduction scares

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/community-on-alert-after-abduction-scares

Local authorities in east Nicosia are on high alert following a number of parent complaints about a male suspect who has been approaching boys and girls after school...

17. US Embargo on Turkish drilling in East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-embargo-on-turkish-drilling-in-east-med

Turkish opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet reported yesterday on the reasons for the departure of the drillship Yavuz from Karpasia and the expected departure of Fatih currently off the coast of Paphos. It confirms the difficulties faced by the two Turkish drilling rigs that are related to the reluctance of major firms to cooperate with Turkey in the supply of materials for research and extraction of hydrocarbons. ...

18. Mitsotakis, Erdogan to meet in New York

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-erdogan-to-meet-in-new-york

A day after Recep Tayyip Erdogan insisted that Turkish troops will remain on Cyprus, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is on Wednesday scheduled to meet with Turkey’s President in New York. ...

19. Turkey disregards international law says Cyprus MFA

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-disregards-international-law-says-cyprus-mfa

In response to the Statement of the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey (19/09/2019) concerning the hydrocarbon–related activities of the Republic of Cyprus in its exclusive economic zone (EEZ) /continental shelf, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus notes: ...

20. Cyprus FM highlights need for regional cooperation in the Eastern Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fm-highlights-need-for-regional-cooperation-in-the-eastern-mediterranean

The Eastern Mediterranean is the only region in the world without a regional organization and this is something that we have to work on, Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides said on Thursday evening. ...

21. Greece-Israel, beyond the elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/greece-israel-beyond-the-elections

The divided Israeli society has once again failed to reach a clear decision. The results of Tuesday’s elections have cast the country back into a cycle of negotiations. Center-left Benny Gantz and conservative incumbent Benjamin Netanyahu are weighing their options, while former foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman is pursuing the role of potential kingmaker...

22. EU asylum agency sets up permanent office in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-asylum-agency-sets-up-permanent-office-in-cyprus

Cyprus’ interior minister says the European Union’s asylum agency is setting up a permanent office on the east Mediterranean island nation to help authorities expedite the burgeoning number of asylum claims. ...

23. Mitsotakis, Trump meeting scheduled for September 24 in New York

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-trump-meeting-scheduled-for-september-24-in-new-york

A meeting between Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and US President Donald Trump has been set for September 24, on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, state-run news agency ANA-MPA reported on Monday, citing sources. ...

24. Israel's Netanyahu fights for record fifth term

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-s-netanyahu-fights-for-record-fifth-term-in-do-over-election

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a battle for political survival in a closely fought election on Tuesday that could end his 10-year domination of national politics. ...

25. Wheelchair fatality blamed on parking violators

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wheelchair-fatality-blamed-on-parking-violators

Post mortem findings show a man on a wheelchair died of a spinal cord injury in Nicosia over the weekend, while critics blame the accident on sidewalk violations...

26. Ownership status of properties in Famagusta undisputed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ownership-status-of-properties-in-famagusta-undisputed

This is a clear message towards Cavusolglu and every direction, the Foreign Minister noted, in statements after a memorial service, in Nicosia ...

27. Cavusoglu speaks to Kathimerini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-speaks-to-kathimerini

Our meeting with the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu took place in Famagusta on September 9, 2019, the day the Turkish official entered the fenced-off town of Varosha ...

28. Third senior citizen dies on the road

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/third-senior-citizen-dies-on-the-road

An elderly man on a power wheelchair was killed in a road accident on Saturday, marking the third fatality of a senior citizen in Nicosia in the last two days...

29. Overnight explosions rock Kyrenia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/overnight-explosion-rocks-kyrenia

An entire village east of Kyrenia had to be evacuated following an overnight explosion in the north, with minor injuries reported but no fatalities...

30. Saudi minister makes historic visit to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/saudi-minister-makes-historic-visit-to-cyprus

Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia, Ibrahim Bin Abdulaziz Al–Assaf, paid an official visit to Cyprus on Wednesday, the first ever in the history of diplomatic relations between the two countries...

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