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20 October, 2019
 

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1. Anti-Brexit protesters descend on London

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-descend-on-london-as-brexit-showdown-unfolds

Anti-Brexit protesters on Saturday used a bizarre array of humor to lampoon Britain’s leaders, casting Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s chief adviser as a manipulating devil behind a divorce that was the work of a privileged few...

2. Cypriot foreign minister welcomes ceasefire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-foreign-minister-welcomes-ceasefire

The Cypriot foreign minister says it remains to be seen how the agreement to halt military operations in Syria will play out, adding that any agreement was a positive development in keeping the peace...

3. Pence urges Erdogan to halt operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pence-urges-erdogan-to-halt-operation

US Vice President Mike Pence met President Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey on Thursday on a mission to persuade him to halt an offensive against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria, but Turkish officials said the action would continue regardless...

4. Last straw as Johnson heads to Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/last-straw-as-johnson-heads-to-brussels

European Union leaders’ two-day summit in Brussels starting on Thursday will be dominated by last-gasp efforts to seal a deal on Britain’s exit from the bloc despite a raft of other pressing issues, from the crisis in the Middle East to the bloc’s budget...

5. Cambodia’s elite exposed through Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cambodia-s-elite-exposed-through-cypriot-documents

Golden visas are back in the news following reports that members of the Cambodian elite received or applied for Cypriot passports, with Reuters raising questions over the citizenship by investment programme...

6. Tell-all interview with Christopher Pincher

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-tell-interview-with-christopher-pincher

Brexit would not change the relationship between the United Kingdom and Cyprus, according to British Minister Christopher Pincher, who gave a tell-all interview to Kathimerini Cyprus...

7. Akinci stands ground in Facebook fallout

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akinci-stands-ground-in-facebook-fallout

Political parties in the north are scrambling to pass a mutual statement through the assembly following controversial comments made by the Turkish Cypriot leader regarding Ankara’s offensive in Syria...

8. Turkey likens Syria push to Cyprus intervention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-likens-syria-push-to-cyprus-intervention

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey's military offensive into northeast Syria is as "vital" to Turkey as its 1974 military intervention in Cyprus, which split the island in two....

9. 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...

10. Tusk sides with Nicosia over Turkish actions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tusk-sides-with-nicosia-over-turkish-activities

European Council President Donald Tusk has reiterated EU solidarity towards Nicosia, in light of new Turkish drilling activities off the coast of Cyprus...

11. Trump hopes to mediate between Turkey and Kurds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-hopes-to-mediate-between-turkey-and-kurds

US President Donald Trump has put three options on the table for US action following heavy criticism and worldwide condemnation of Turkey’s military offensive in Syria...

12. Cypriot president: Turkish offensive ‘unjustified’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-calls-turkish-offensive-‘unlawful-and-arbitrary

President Nicos Anastasiades has described the Turkish military offensive in Syria as “unlawful and arbitrary"...

13. 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....

14. Pompeo opts for diplomacy over Cyprus EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pompeo-opts-for-diplomavy-over-cyprus-eez

The new defense deal signed between Athens and Washington will contribute to Greece’s security, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Kathimerini in a recent interview, while staying firm on diplomatic efforts regarding Cyprus' EEZ...

15. 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...

16. Nicosia uses all legal, political and diplomatic means at its disposal to face Turkey's new provocations, spokesman says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-uses-all-legal-political-and-diplomatic-means-at-its-disposal-to-face-turkey-s-new-provocations-spokesman-says

The Republic of Cyprus uses all the legal, political and diplomatic means at its disposal to address new Turkish provocations in Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone, Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou said on Friday, following the meeting of the National Council under Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades....

17. 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....

18. Woman slams Cyprus after mom’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-slams-cyprus-after-mom-s-death

A petition online is calling on insurance companies to recognize the north as a legal entity, following a British woman’s death in Cyprus and her daughter’s ordeal trying to cut through red tape between the two divided communities...

19. Serb-made Nora unveiled in Cyprus parade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/serb-made-nora-unveiled-in-cyprus-parade

A military parade was held on Tuesday in Nicosia to commemorate the 59th anniversary of the Republic of Cyprus’ independence...

20. UNFICYP makes case for more women peacekeepers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-makes-case-for-more-women-peacekeepers

A female lieutenant with UNFICYP says local concerns are consistently heard and addressed with more women peacekeepers on the ground...

21. Attracting investments, relations with Turkey: A new chapter?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/attracting-investments-relations-with-turkey-a-new-chapter

On a diplomatic level, the main event was Mitsotakis’ meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The two leaders discussed all the major issues. Aside from the chronic Cyprus dispute, where the situation has become even more complicated following the discovery of gas deposits, one of the most pressing issues at the moment is migration. ...

22. Cyprus resorts to UN Security Council over Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-resorts-to-un-security-council-over-varosha

In statements to the press late on Friday after having completed all his meetings on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, President Anastasiades expressed his satisfaction about the outcome of his “interesting and extremely important” meeting with the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and the understanding with which Cyprus’ positions were received by the five Security Council permanent members. ...

23. President flies back amid criticism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-flies-back-amid-criticism

The president of the Republic of Cyprus flew back to Larnaca on Monday following a private plane incident in New York, while political opponents are seeking clarification over his travel arrangements...

24. Impeachment inquiry hits close to home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/impeachment-inquiry-hits-close-to-home

Congresswoman Maxine Waters says there is “absolutely” enough evidence to draft articles of impeachment against Trump, adding that she and other committee chairs can finish their investigations “before the year is out"...

25. Cyprus among Juncker’s big regrets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-among-juncker-s-big-regrets

The failure to reunify Cyprus while in office has been one of Jean Claude Juncker’s big regrets, the European Commission President told the Augsburger Allgemeine newspaper in an interview...

26. Anastasiades: We accept political equality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-we-accept-political-equality

In this context and following a call from the Secretary General for an agreed basis for the resumption of negotiations, there is an understanding by the leaders of the two communities that the relevant “Terms of Reference” should comprise the following elements: ...

27. Johnson goads opponents to call election as tempers flare over Brexit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-goads-opponents-to-call-election-as-tempers-flare-over-brexit

Waving his arms and yelling “come on, come on”, Johnson implored his opponents in a raucous House of Commons session to bring a vote of no-confidence in the government and trigger an election to finally break the Brexit impasse. ...

28. Safeguards against climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/safeguards-against-climate-change

Climate change has become the main concern of the younger generations, and it seems it is the main issue that can spur them into action. The great majority of young people used to be strangers to politics and protest. Now politics is entering their lives as they realize that the decisions of those who rule the world, whether it is politicians or corporations, will decide their own future. ...

29. Niyazi against Turkish language holdup

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/niyazi-against-turkish-language-holdup

Cypriot MEP Niyazi Kizilyurek is calling on the European Commission to clarify why the EU is slow-walking the process of making Turkish an official language of the EU...

30. Trump impeachment inquiry begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-impeachment-inquiry-begins

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday launched a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, accusing him of seeking foreign help to smear Democratic rival Joe Biden ahead of next year’s election...

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