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29 September, 2022
 

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1. Iran: Protests continue for 10th night, at least 41 dead

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-protests-continue-for-10th-night-at-least-41-dead

Iranians have taken to the streets for a 10th consecutive night to protest against the death of Mahsa Amini in defiance of a warning from the judiciary....

2. 'UN adopts equidistant stance, even when faced with violation of resolutions'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-adopts-equidistant-stance-even-when-faced-with-violation-of-resolutions

The UN, unfortunately, adopts an equal-distance stance, even when faced with the violation of decisions, resolutions and defined scope and terms of reference specified to the Secretariat said Friday Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades. He also referred to recent statements by Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan which he described as provocative....

3. Mario Nava: 'Energy can strengthen the connection between the two communities'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mario-nava-energy-can-strengthen-the-connection-between-the-two-communities

In an interview with Kathimerini, Mario Nava touches on a number of issues with regard to the Cyprus Problem, including how trade between the two communities is the only answer to smuggling, the progress in the implementation of the Halloumi case and the role of the EU in future Cyprus talks....

4. Former Putin ally hospitalized with rare disorder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-putin-ally-hospitalized-with-rare-disorder

A former Vladimir Putin advisor who resigned and fled Russia shortly after the Ukraine invasion was this weekend hospitalized with a rare disorder that saw him suddenly losing feeling in his hands and legs, The New York Times reported....

5. Sides react ‘as usual’ after Council renews UNFICYP

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sides-react-‘as-usual-after-council-renews-unficyp

The Security Council on Thursday unanimously adopted a resolution extending the mandate of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, one of UN’s longest-running peacekeeping missions, drawing different reactions as usually from both sides on the divided island...

6. High ranking UN official to undertake mission for resumption of peace talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-ranking-un-official-to-undertake-mission-for-resumption-of-peace-talks

Assistant UN Secretary-General for Europe, Central Asia and the Americas in the United Nations Department of Political Affairs Miroslav Jenča informed President Nicos Anastasiades that he will undertake an investigative mission to create the conditions for the resumption of Cyprus peace talks, Government Spokesperson Marios Pelekanos said on Friday....

7. Borrell calls on Turkish side to study CBMs proposed by Cyprus President

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-calls-on-turkish-side-to-study-cbms-proposed-by-cyprus-president

EU High Representative Josep Borrell has conveyed to the Turkish Foreign Minister the position that the Confidence Building Measures (CBMs) proposed by Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, can strengthen the efforts for the settlement of the Cyprus problem and lead to the resumption of the negotiation process, Government Spokesperson Marios Pelekanos said on Friday....

8. Russia vows retaliation over Lithuanian blockade of goods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-vows-retaliation-over-lithuanian-blockade-of-goods

Russia warned NATO member Lithuania on Monday that unless the transit of goods to Russia's Kaliningrad exclave on the Baltic Sea was swiftly restored then Moscow would take undisclosed measures to defend its national interests....

9. Ben Stiller to Zelensky, 'You are my hero'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ben-stiller-to-zelensky-you-are-my-hero

Actor and humanitarian envoy Ben Stiller met in Ukraine with refugees and officials including President Volodymyr Zelensky on Monday as part of his visit to the region on World Refugee Day....

10. Julie Fisher will be the new US Ambassador to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/julie-fisher-will-be-the-new-us-ambassador-to-cyprus

Julie Fisher, currently serving as the US Special Envoy for Belarus, is the Biden administration's choice for the position of the new US Ambassador to Cyprus. Fisher's nomination will have to be confirmed by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee following the standard hearing process....

11. Iran seizes two Greek tankers as tensions rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-seizes-two-greek-tankers-as-tensions-rise

Iranian forces seized two Greek tankers in the Gulf on Friday, shortly after Tehran warned it would take "punitive action" against Athens over the confiscation of Iranian oil by the United States from a tanker held off the Greek coast...

12. UN official gets ‘donkeyed’ Cyprus-style

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-official-gets-‘donkeyed-cyprus-style

UN official Colin Stewart was amused over two gag gifts he received at a bicommunal gathering in north Nicosia, with one elder of the group presenting him with a donkey ornament to remind him he would 'need a lot of patience' on the island...

13. Zalensky makes impassioned speech to EU Parliament, gets standing ovation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zalensky-makes-impassioned-speech-to-eu-parliament-gets-standing-ovation

President Volodymyr Zelensky today told European leaders Ukrainians are ‘paying the ultimate price to defend freedom’....

14. Dendias, Turkish envoy in Norway trade barbs over territorial waters, casus belli

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dendias-turkish-envoy-in-norway-trade-barbs-over-territorial-waters-casus-belli

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias criticized Turkey for disputing the legal right of the Greek islands to have a continental shelf and an Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and denying the validity of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, during a lecture at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) in Oslo on Wednesday...

15. Cyprus bets on trust amid Turkey-Israel flirt

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-bets-on-trust-amid-turkey-israel-flirt

Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides says Nicosia is confident it won’t be sidelined as Israeli President Isaac Herzog prepares for a historic trip to Ankara but not before popping in for a visit to Cyprus as trust in the region is put to the test by all key players...

16. Nicos Anastasiades and John Kerry discuss climate crisis and Cyprus problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicos-anastasiades-and-john-kerry-discuss-climate-crisis-and-cyprus-problem

The climate crisis and developments in the Cyprus problem were the focus of a meeting which Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, had on Friday with the US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate and former US Secretary of State, John Kerry, just before the beginning of the "One Ocean" Summit held in Brest, France....

17. Anastasiades asks for EU's contribution to confidence-building measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-asks-for-eu-s-contribution-to-confidence-building-measures

President Nicos Anastasiades on Thursday briefed the European Council President Charles Michel on efforts to resume the Cyprus peace talks and asked for the EU`s contribution to confidence-building measures (CBM)....

18. 'We will use all available tools for the resumption of Cyprus talks'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/we-will-use-all-available-tools-for-the-resumption-of-cyprus-talks

"The Greek Cypriot side will use all available tools for the resumption of the UN-led Cyprus settlement talks", Government Spokesman Marios Pelekanos said on Sunday....

19. 'Climate Change can only be tackled if we act collectively' -Anastasiades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/climate-change-can-only-be-tackled-if-we-act-collectively-anastasiades

Climate Change is affecting every country and can only be tackled if we collectively act, pledged President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades....

20. UN official conveys support for CBMs after meeting with President Anastasiades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-official-conveys-support-for-cbms-after-meeting-with-president-anastasiades

The Security Council is very supportive of Confidence Building Measures, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in Cyprus, Colin Stewart, told the President of the Republic, Nicos Anastasiades, during a meeting at the Presidential Palace on Tuesday morning....

21. Security Council renews UNFICYP but scolds both sides

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/security-council-renews-unficyp-but-scolds-both-sides

The Security Council on Thursday renewed the mandate for the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus for another six months, but not without causing angst in both sides of the divided island...

22. Security Council expected to renew UNFICYP mandate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/security-council-expected-to-renew-unficyp-mandate

The UN Security Council is expected to approve a resolution on Thursday morning (New York time) that will renew the mandate of the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) for six months, until July 31st, 2022....

23. Financial feasibility study will show whether the EastMed gas pipeline is attainable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/financial-feasibility-study-will-show-whether-the-eastmed-gas-pipeline-is-attainable

Cyprus Foreign Minister, Ioannis Kasoulides, has said that a financial feasibility study will show whether the EastMed gas pipeline is attainable....

24. Europe at greatest risk of war in 30 years, Poland warns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-at-greatest-risk-of-war-in-30-years-poland-warns

Europe is closer to war than it has been at any time in the last 30 years, Polish Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau warned on Thursday at the launch of his country's year-long chairmanship of the region's largest security organization....

25. Washington bows out of East Med gas pipeline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-bows-out-of-east-med-gas-pipeline-talk

Washington implicitly clarified in a statement on Monday that it did not support an ambitious East Med gas pipeline project, following a Twitter storm sparked by Greek media reports on a non-paper expressing American reservations about the plan...

26. Pope's agenda for his scheduled visit to Cyprus announced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/popes-agenda

Government Spokesman Marios Pelekanos briefed the media today on the visit of Pope Francis to Cyprus at the Presidential Palace....

27. Guterres pick for Cyprus becomes new UNFICYP chief

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guterres-pick-for-cyprus-becomes-new-unficyp-chief

The Secretary-General has appointed diplomat Colin Stewart as his new Special Representative and Head of UNFICYP, with the Canadian national also getting an asterisk for taking on a temporary deputy role after the two sides on divided Cyprus failed to agree on the proper title of an unfilled position...

28. United States issues its 1st passport with ‘X’ gender marker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/united-states-issues-its-1st-passport-with-‘x-gender-marker

The United States has issued its first gender neutral passport with an 'X' designated under the gender category, making it one of just over a dozen countries to identify intersex individuals....

29. Tatar speaks to Kathimerini: No ground for starting talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-speaks-to-kathimerini-no-ground-for-starting-talks

A year after he became the leader of the Turkish Cypriot community, Ersin Tatar gives a full interview to "K". ...

30. Jury still out on UN rep after New York lunch

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jury-still-out-on-un-rep-after-new-york-lunch

Divided Cyprus’ leaders are on standby following a meeting they had together with the Secretary General, with reports saying a joint statement was past due following disagreement over specifics in assigning another UN representative on the island...

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