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27 May, 2024
 

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1. High-energy biscuits arrive in Gaza amidst criticism of slow delivery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-energy-biscuits-arrive-in-gaza-amidst-criticism-of-slow-delivery

The U.N. World Food Program (WFP) announced on Wednesday that it has recently distributed a limited number of high-energy biscuits in Gaza. These supplies marked the first aid deliveries from a new humanitarian sea route facilitated by a U.S.-built pier. This initiative aims to provide essential relief to Palestinians in desperate need....

2. Israeli police and military help settlers block Gaza aid convoys

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-police-and-military-help-settlers-block-gaza-aid-convoys

Individual members of Israel’s security forces are tipping off far-right activists and settlers to the location of aid trucks delivering vital supplies to Gaza, enabling the groups to block and vandalise the convoys, according to multiple sources....

3. EU ministers to strengthen migration policies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-ministers-to-strengthen-migration-policies

At a ministerial meeting in Nicosia on May 16-17, 2024, eight EU member states, Austria, the Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Greece, Italy......

4. Migration issue returns to the spotlight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migration-issue-returns-to-the-spotlight

Today, Friday, May 17, Nicosia will host a ministerial conference at the level of Foreign Affairs Ministers, with the participation of 7 EU member states ...

5. Humanitarian aid ship en route to Gaza, expected arrival in 18 hours

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/humanitarian-aid-ship-en-route-to-gaza-expected-arrival-in-18-hours

A joint effort between the United States and the United Kingdom is underway to deliver much-needed humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip. Departing from Larnaka port on Wednesday, the USAV JAMES LOUX, a vessel of the US Army, is en route to Gaza with a fresh shipment of aid for the population....

6. Israel threatens Rafah invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-threatens-rafah-iinvasion

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken that Israel will invade Rafah if Hamas continues to make an end to the war a condition of the hostage deal, two Israeli and US officials said....

7. 155 million crossings in over two decades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/155-million-crossings-in-over-two-decades

In the two decades since the roadblocks opened, travel between the divided territories in Cyprus has seen a significant increase, according to data from the Ministry of Tourism cited by Yeni Douzen. The figures reveal a total of 155 million crossings from April 23, 2003, to the present day....

8. UK Prime Minister confirms delay in Rwanda deportation flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-prime-minister-confirms-delay-in-rwanda-deportation-flights

The Rwanda deportation scheme will not begin until the summer, Rishi Sunak admitted on Monday, acknowledging a further delay to the policy even as MPs and peers began debating it for the final time....

9. Venice introduces entry fee for day trippers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/venice-introduces-entry-fee-for-day-trippers

In a move aimed at tackling over-tourism, Venice, Italy, has unveiled new regulations for 2024, including restrictions on tour group sizes and the introduction of a €5 entry fee for day-trippers....

10. Cyprus braces for impact as over 3,000 migrants hit record highs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-braces-for-impact-as-over-3-000-migrants-hit-record-highs

The recent promising developments in the realm of migration patterns may soon be relegated to history if proactive measures aren't swiftly implemented to address the recent surge in arrivals. ...

11. Sofia and Bucharest airports open doors to Schengen zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sofia-and-bucharest-airports-open-doors-to-schengen-zone

Airports in Sofia and Bucharest on Sunday removed passport check points for those departing to or arriving from most European Union member states as Bulgaria and Romania partially joined the Schengen open-travel zone....

12. Amalthea talks gather more than 40 nations for Gaza route

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/amalthea-talks-gather-more-than-40-nations-for-gaza-route

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Constantinos Kombos, announced that representatives from over 40 countries will meet in Cyprus on March 21st to discuss the operational coordination......

13. Global diplomatic accord for Gaza aid fund

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-diplomatic-accord-for-gaza-aid-fund

In a significant move to bolster humanitarian assistance to Gaza, ministers from Cyprus, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, Qatar, the United States, and a representative ...

14. Cyprus paves the way in its ambitious road infrastructure agenda

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-paves-the-way-in-its-ambitious-road-infrastructure-agenda

In an exclusive interview with Maria Eracleous of ''K,'' Eleftherios Eleftheriou, Director of Cyprus's Public Works Department, provided updates on critical infrastructure projects across the island nation....

15. Traffic light cameras to get enhanced surveillance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/traffic-light-cameras-to-get-enhanced-surveillance

Cyprus is set to implement three new measures to improve its current photo-labeling system aimed at enhancing road safety. ...

16. Gaza faces starvation as food deliveries halted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gaza-faces-starvation-as-food-deliveries-halted

In the midst of chaos, Soad Abu Hussein, a widowed mother of five in Jabaliya refugee camp, reflects the dire reality facing many families in northern Gaza....

17. Cypriot farmers' protests send ripples across Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-farmers-protests-send-ripples-across-europe

The surge of farmers' fury has reverberated in a manner unprecedented for Brussels, the nerve center of European decision-making....

18. UN Chief expresses concern over deepening divide in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-chief-expresses-concern-over-deepening-divide-in-cyprus

''It becomes clearer with every passing year that the divide between the sides is growing, gradually eroding the prospects of finding a mutually acceptable political settlement''...

19. Pafos-Polis Chrysochous motorway construction continues amid contractual discussions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pafos-polis-chrysochous-motorway-construction-continues-amid-contractual-discussions

The risk of halting construction on the Pafos-Polis Chrysochous motorway has been temporarily averted. In recent days, the construction company formally submitted a series of requests in a letter to the Department of Public Works and the Ministry of Transport,...

20. Car crash at US-Canada border kills 2

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/car-crash-at-us-canada-border-kills-2

A dramatic incident unfolded on Wednesday as a high-speed crash on the Rainbow Bridge connecting New York and Ontario resulted in a fiery catastrophe, claiming the lives of two individuals in the vehicle....

21. Guardian: Russian money flows ''without questions'' in the occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guardian-russian-money-flows-without-questions-in-the-occupied-territories

In the Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus, an influx of Russian speakers, particularly from the former Soviet Union, has turned the area into a real estate hotspot. ...

22. Abraham’s Tinderbox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/abraham-s-tinderbox

I’ll begin by clearly condemning Hamas and its terrorist thugs and express grief at the horrors inflicted on innocent Israeli civilians on 7 October....

23. Israeli Military unearths 1,500 Hamas militant bodies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-military-unearths-1-500-hamas-militant-bodies

Israel’s military said about 1,500 bodies of Hamas militants were found in Israeli territory as, as it said it had largely gained control in the country’s south and “restored full control” over the border on the fourth day of fighting following an unprecedented surprise attack....

24. Turkish Cypriot crossing points take center stage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-checkpoints-take-center-stage

In a striking development, 2023 has seen an extraordinary increase in crossings through checkpoints in Cyprus, as revealed by reports in the Turkish Cypriot press....

25. Migrant and refugee border crossings down 29%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-and-refugee-border-crossings-down-29

The number of detections of irregular border crossings by migrants and refugees at EU’s external borders declined by 29% in the first seven months of 2023 compared to the same period last year, according to preliminary calculations published by Frontex....

26. T/C workers seek improved transit conditions at crossings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/t-c-workers-seek-improved-transit-conditions-at-crossings

The Turkish Cypriot Workers' Association has emphasized pressing concerns regarding crossing points, particularly in Agios Dometios and Pergamos, located in areas under the control of the Republic of Cyprus. ...

27. Interior Minister says barbed wire plan 'impractical and politically risky'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-says-barbed-wire-plan-impractical-and-politically-risky

In a recent statement, Interior Minister Constantinos Ioannou deemed the idea of placing barbed wire along the Green Line to handle migrant flows as practically impossible and politically dangerous. ...

28. Portugal busts criminal migration network

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/portugal-busts-criminal-migration-network

A total of 110 officers from the Portuguese Criminal Police (PJ), together with 12 Service of Foreigners and Borders (SEF) and authorities from other countries, have been leading a crackdown on a criminal network considered responsible for the free movement in Europe of a large number of migrants in an irregular way....

29. UN chief spells out need for envoy deal on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-chief-spells-out-need-for-envoy-deal-on-cyprus

An important step forward would be an agreement with the sides on an appointment of a United Nations envoy, who could explore ways to reach common ground towards resuming negotiations for a lasting settlement in Cyprus, the UN Secretary General says, while urging the leaders to send a clear signal that 'this time things will be different'...

30. EU Commission issues Green Line report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commission-issues-green-line-report

Trade, as well as crossings through the Green Line have increased in 2022 compared to 2021, according to an annual report on the implementation of the Green Line Regulation published by the Commission...

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