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11 August, 2020
 

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1. Beirut calls off search and rescue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/beirut-calls-off-search-and-rescue

The Cypriot rescue mission in Beirut was on its way back to the island after Lebanon shifted its search and rescue focus to recovery, while world leaders including Anastasiades pledged aid amid violent protests over the weekend. ...

2. North and south exchange more murder suspects

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-and-south-exchange-more-murder-suspects

An exchange of murder suspects took place on Friday between north and south on the divided island of Cyprus, with both sides handing over foreign nationals who attempted to run away from justice...

3. Cyprus calls for EU task force on island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-calls-for-eu-task-force-on-island

The European Union must do more to fill a power vacuum in the eastern Mediterranean brought on by a perceived US disengagement from the region, and Cyprus is ready to host an EU task force to achieve that goal, the island nation's foreign minister said Wednesday...

4. Refugees come to standstill off Cape Greco

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-come-to-standstill-off-cape-greco

Fifteen Syrian refugees arrived in Cyprus late Wednesday night, while reports say coast guard officers are in talks with another boat off Cape Greco in an effort to turn ten others back to their country of departure...

5. Jealous husband gets 18 years for killing wife

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jealous-husband-gets-18-years-for-killing-wife

A criminal court in Paphos on Thursday sentenced the estranged husband of slain Ghada Al Nouri from Syria to 18 years, after he was found guilty of manslaughter...

6. Second worker in Limassol falls to his death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-worker-falls-to-his-death-in-limassol

A young labourer fell to his death from a height of 23 metres on Thursday, marking the second work-related fatality in Limassol in one day after a subcontractor died on the job earlier that morning...

7. Anastasiades: France's initiatives exemplify active role sought from EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-france-s-initiatives-exemplify-active-role-sought-from-eu

France's president on Thursday said it would be a serious error by the European Union to not respond to provocations in the Eastern Mediterranean and said he wanted more sanctions on those who violated Greek and Cypriot maritime space....

8. Cypriot president in Paris for talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-in-paris-for-talks

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades is set to meet French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Thursday, as the two leaders get together amid heightened rhetoric over the eastern Mediterranean...

9. Health minister: Virus-infected migrants may be crossing into south

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/virus-infected-migrants-may-be-crossing-into-south

Asylum-seekers infected with coronavirus could be seeping through the porous Cyprus cease-fire line, the country’s health minister warned Sunday....

10. Cyprus President calls for EU sanctions against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-calls-for-eu-sanctions-against-turkey

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades and the Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis addressed the matter of the two countries’ relations with Turkey at the EU Foreign Affairs Council held in Brussels on Friday, with both demanding that additional sanctions are imposed against Turkey....

11. Cyprus announces six new coronavirus cases

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The Republic of Cyprus’ Health Ministry announced six new coronavirus cases on Thursday, involving three refugees, a football player, and two contacts of another known case. ...

12. Supreme Court orders Syrian man’s release

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-orders-syrian-man-s-release

An asylum seeker, who was detained on national security grounds and his application had been rejected, was ordered to walk free after the Supreme Court ruled state authorities had no legal basis to keep him locked up...

13. Health ministry issues decree for asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-decree-targets-asylum-seekers

The health ministry has issued a new decree requiring all asylum seekers who are ordered to stay in migrant camps to be tested for COVID-19 before checking in...

14. Presidents of Cyprus, Greece discuss escalating Turkish provocations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidents-of-cyprus-greece-discuss-escalating-turkish-provocations

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Greece’s President Katerina Sakellaropoulou held their first meeting in Athens on Tuesday, focusing the discussion on Turkey’s actions in the region and the close ties between the two countries....

15. Eight new cases over the weekend

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Eight new coronavirus cases were confirmed over the weekend in the Republic of Cyprus, bringing the total number of known cases to 1021...

16. Suspicious container searched at Limassol port

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspicious-container-searched-at-limassol-port

Reports of a possible explosives shipment prompted authorities at Limassol port to investigate a suspicious container from Egypt that was bound for Syria...

17. Only through dialogue can the Mediterranean regain stability, Borrell says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/only-through-dialogue-can-the-mediterranean-regain-stability-borrell-says

The Mediterranean can be a more secure and stable zone only through dialogue, the EU’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said at the European Parliament’s plenary session on Turkey in Brussels. ...

18. Two detained refugees shot in the north

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Two undocumented migrants were injured in the north after being shot by police officers who attempted to detain them after a total of thirty Syrian refugees arrived at a beach Thursday early morning...

19. Man gets 13 years in Nicosia fatal stabbing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-gets-13-years-in-nicosia-fatal-stabbing

A young man has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for the death of a Pakistani national, who was killed in a stabbing incident downtown Nicosia back in February...

20. CNN: Erdogan phoned Trump 'at least twice a week'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cnn-erdogan-phoned-trump-at-least-twice-a-week

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called his US counterpart Donald Trump as often as two times a day and was “put through directly” to the US president, American news broadcaster CNN said in a report published on Monday....

21. Cyprus to host next trilateral meeting of Greek, Cyprus, Israel FMs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-host-next-trilateral-meeting-of-greek-cyprus-israel-fms

Cyprus will host the next trilateral meeting of the foreign ministers of Cyprus, Israel and Greece, the Cyprus foreign minister Nicos Christodoulides agreed with his Israeli counterpart during a visit to Israel on Tuesday....

22. Elderly pedestrian dies in Limassol accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elderly-man-dies-in-limassol-road-accident

An elderly pedestrian was killed on Thursday in a road accident in Limassol, when he was struck by an oncoming vehicle as he was trying to cross the street...

23. UNHCR report: One per cent of humanity displaced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-report-one-per-cent-of-humanity-displaced

A UN Refugee Agency report released on Thursday showed that forced displacement is now affecting more than one per cent of humanity – 1 in every 97 people – and with fewer and fewer of those who flee being able to return home....

24. Interior minister presents bills for streamlining asylum procedures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-presents-bills-for-streamlining-asylum-procedures

The house legal committee discussed on Tuesday a bundle of four bills, submitted by interior minister Nicos Nouris, that seek to streamline procedures for the processing of applications filed by asylum seekers as well as appeal proceedings....

25. Cyprus blocks another boat citing coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-blocks-another-boat-due-to-coronavirus

A video showing a Republic of Cyprus coast guard vessel pursuing a boat of undocumented migrants has emerged, with police saying they blocked the boat due to the coronavirus crisis...

26. Racism, xenophobia rife in Cyprus, refugees say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/racism-xenophobia-rife-in-cyprus-refugees-say

A teleconference on Tuesday raised the multifaceted problems faced by refugees and asylum seekers on the island, such as racism and xenophobia, hardships during the coronavirus pandemic, and difficulties with integrating into Cyprus society....

27. Cyprus to launch SMS campaign to stem migrant arrivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-launch-sms-campaign-to-stem-migrant-arrivals

Cyprus is launching a multilingual SMS campaign to head off more migrant arrivals by dispelling the mistaken belief the European Union member country is a gateway to the continent, the Cypriot interior minister said Sunday....

28. Mass deportations underway in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mass-deportations-underway-in-cyprus

The Republic of Cyprus has begun expelling foreign nationals who have been turned down for asylum, citing concerns over security threats and changing demographics due to a migration crisis...

29. Migration agents raid building in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migration-agents-raid-building-in-larnaca

Police and immigration agents raided a place of residence in Larnaca on Wednesday where they inspected 22 individuals in an effort to combat illegal immigration, human trafficking, and labour exploitation...

30. Young worker crushed by wall in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-worker-crushed-by-falling-wall-in-limassol

A young man is in critical condition after he was crushed by a retaining wall during a tile floor installation at a Limassol residence...

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