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20 October, 2019
 

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1. 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...

2. 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...

3. Dutch police arrest Cypriot wanted man

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dutch-police-arrest-cypriot-wanted-man

Dutch police have arrested a Limassol cafeteria owner who was wanted by Cypriot authorities in connection with the fatal drug overdose of a teenager last year...

4. US and Turkey work out a ceasefire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-and-turkey-work-out-a-ceasefire

Ankara has confirmed statements made by US Vice President Mike Pence, saying the two countries agreed to a 5-day ceasefire in northeast Syria and a hold to additional US sanctions against Turkey...

5. 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...

6. 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...

7. 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...

8. 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...

9. 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...

10. 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....

11. Syria moves troops to confront Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syria-moves-troops-to-confront-turkey

The Syrian army will deploy along the length of the border with Turkey in an agreement with the Kurdish-led administration in northern Syria to help repel a Turkish offensive, the Kurdish-led administration said on Sunday...

12. 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...

13. 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...

14. 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...

15. 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"...

16. 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...

17. 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....

18. 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...

19. 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....

20. Syrian-Cypriot freed from Hungarian prison

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-cypriot-freed-from-hungarian-prison

A Syrian-born Cypriot who was jailed four years ago in Hungary on terrorism charges has been reunited with his family in Cyprus according to Amnesty International that mounted a campaign for his release...

21. Syrian loses appeal on national security grounds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-loses-appeal-on-national-security-grounds

A Syrian asylum seeker suspected of terrorism ties is being held lawfully in Cyprus according to a court ruling, after the suspect had filed an appeal over his arrest and lengthy detention...

22. Dad arrested on child abduction charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dad-arrested-on-child-abduction-charges

A father has been arrested in Paphos following a kidnapping incident, after he reportedly snatched his two children from the custody of their mother...

23. 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 ...

24. Migration and geopolitics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migration-and-geopolitics

The significant increase in the arrival of refugees and migrants recorded on Greece’s Aegean islands over the past few weeks is cause for concern as it indicates that Turkey is seeking to exploit the issue in order to remind the European Union of Ankara’s critical role in containing inflows. ...

25. Student reclaims right to wear hijab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/student-reclaims-right-to-wear-hijab

High School principal Loizos Sepos has been relieved of his administrative duties at Saint Barnabas, following a controversy last week when he banned a female student who wore a hijab...

26. School principal probed after hijab incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/school-principal-probed-after-hijab-incident

A high school principal in Nicosia is facing a disciplinary probe after he reportedly expelled a female student for wearing a hijab...

27. Newly-arrived Syrian suspected of terrorism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/newly-arrived-syrian-suspected-of-terrorism

A Syrian national who has been arrested on terrorism-related charges is facing deportation, after migration officers said they suspected the man of posing a security threat...

28. Syrian refugees reach Larnaca by boat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-reach-larnaca-by-boat

A boat with over 30 presumptive refugees from Syria reached Larnaca on Tuesday, following a trip that is believed to have originated from a Middle Eastern country...

29. Cyprus formally asks EU to share burden

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-formally-asks-eu-to-share-burden

Interior Minister Constantinos Petrides has made good on his promise to seek help in “practical ways” from his EU counterparts on the migration issue and redistribution of asylees...

30. Foreign Ministers of Cyprus and Egypt to meet in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-ministers-of-cyprus-and-egypt-to-meet-in-nicosia

Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Christodoulides and his Egytian counterpart, Sameh Shoukry will meet in Nicosia on Wednesday with the latter paying a one-day working visit to the island....

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