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21 January, 2022
 

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1. UNSC to discuss current situation of the Cyprus problem today, Monday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unsc-to-discuss-current-situation-of-the-cyprus-problem-today-monday

The UN Security Council will discuss on Monday afternoon (New York time) the current situation of the Cyprus problem, in the framework of deliberations for the renewal of the UN Peacekeeping Force`s (UNFICYP) mandate for six more months. The adoption of the resolution for the renewal of the mandate is scheduled for January 27....

2. Kazakh president gives shoot-to-kill order to quell protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kazakh-president-gives-shoot-to-kill-order-to-quell-protests

Security forces appeared to have reclaimed the streets of Kazakhstan's main city on Friday after days of violence, and the Russian-backed president said he had ordered his troops to shoot to kill to put down a countrywide uprising....

3. Turkish Cypriot mountaineer waves flag in Antarctica

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-mountaineer-waves-flag-in-antarctica

A Turkish Cypriot mountaineer on a mission to complete the Seven Summits challenge made headlines on the island after waving a flag on Mount Vinson in Antarctica, saying he was honoring his late grandfather and country...

4. Anastasiades and Tatar meet at UN reception held at Ledra Palace Tuesday night

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-and-tatar-meet-at-un-reception-held-at-ledra-palace-tuesday-night

The achievements of the Technical Committees with the support of the two leaders, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar were praised by UN Secretary General’s Special Representative in Cyprus Colin Stewart on Tuesday evening. ...

5. Historic Meeting between Israeli and Emirate leaders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/historic-meeting-between-israeli-and-emirate-leaders

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett met Monday in Abu Dhabi with UAE strongman Mohammed bin Zayed, a historic meeting that marks a "new reality" in the region....

6. Ansastasiades meets with new UNSG Colin Stewart

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ansastasiades-meets-with-new-unsg-colin-stewart

President Nicos Anastasiades held his first meeting today with Colin Stewart, the new UNSG`s Special Representative and head of the UN peacekeeping force on the island (UNFICYP). ...

7. President Anastasiades and Ersin Tatar to attend UN reception at Ledra Palace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-anastasiades-and-ersin-tatar-to-attend-un-reception-at-ledra-palace

Both the President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar have agreed to attend a planned UN reception to be held at Ledra Palace on December 14, at 1900....

8. Francis in Cyprus calls for end to 'walls of fear'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/francis-in-cyprus-calls-for-end-to-walls-of-fear

Pope Francis verged into the world of poetry on Thursday at the Presidential Palace in Nicosia where he likened Cyprus to the painful process of producing a beautiful pearl, calling for an end to 'walls of fear' and urging people off all cultures to embrace one another...

9. EU to stand with Cyprus on migration, says Commission Vice President Schinas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-stand-with-cyprus-on-migration-says-commission-vice-president-schinas

The EU will stand with Cyprus in matters pertaining to migration, European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas pledged on Tuesday....

10. 'Time is not on the side of a solution'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/time-is-not-on-the-side-of-a-solution

While giving her perspective on the current challenges and opportunities in the Cyprus issue, Elizabeth Spehar warned of the passing of too much time and that "the more time passes, the greater the possibility that the divide will be entrenched". ...

11. Minutes shed light on Turkish intransigence at Crans-Montana Cyprus talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minutes-shed-light-on-turkish-intransigence-at-crans-montana-cyprus-talks

The official minutes of a meeting between UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on July 6, 2017,...

12. 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...

13. Bridging the divide by tackling climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/bridging-the-divide-by-tackling-climate-change

In the spirit of the talks on climate change happening at the COP26 summit in Glasgow, Ambassador Judith Garber and UN Special Representative Elizabeth Spehar met with UNFICYP’s Youth Champions on Environment and Peace on the evening of November 3rd at the Home for Cooperation located in the UN buffer zone....

14. Limbo in a blue tent: African asylum-seekers stuck on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/limbo-in-a-blue-tent-african-asylum-seekers-stuck-on-cyprus

It seems a strange place to pitch a tent. Plump in the middle of the United Nations-patrolled buffer zone that has divided Cyprus along ethnic lines since 1974,...

15. North clears new entrance in Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-clears-new-entrance-in-varosha

Dozens of Greek Cypriots from Varosha who were displaced in 1974 may be a step closer to returning to their homes, after Turkish Cypriot authorities in the north began clearing a new entrance to the ghost town, but the government in the south is urging caution with serious consequences to peace talks...

16. Turkey renews call for demilitarization of islands in letter to UN

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-renews-call-for-demilitarization-of-islands-in-letter-to-un

With yet another round of exploratory low-level talks set to start between Greece and Turkey on Wednesday, Ankara has renewed calls for the demilitarization of the eastern Aegean islands....

17. Cyprus’ top diplomat: Turkey is creating new Ottoman empire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-top-diplomat-turkey-is-creating-new-ottoman-empire

The foreign minister of the divided island of Cyprus is accusing Turkey’s president of attempting to promote a new Ottoman empire in the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East...

18. 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...

19. Cypriot leaders lunch with UN chief

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-leaders-lunch-with-un-chief

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres is set to meet with Cyprus’ two community leaders on Monday in New York, with reports pointing to statements on both sides that could hold the key to any chance of things moving forward despite low expectations...

20. Nineteen US Congress members call for UN action against Turkey’s Varosha plans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nineteen-us-congress-members-call-for-un-action-against-turkey-s-varosha-plans

Nineteen members of the US Congress have signed a letter addressed to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres...

21. Cavusoglu boos Greek ‘maximalist demands’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-boos-greek-‘maximalist-demands

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says Ankara is in favor of settling maritime disputes fairly and in accordance with international law against 'maximalist demands' by Greeks and Greek Cypriots...

22. Chaos as Biden defends withdrawal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chaos-as-biden-defends-withdrawal

Thousands of people desperate to flee Afghanistan thronged Kabul's airport on Monday after the Taliban seized the capital, prompting the United States to pause evacuations, as President Joe Biden confronted mounting criticism over the US withdrawal...

23. Putin wants UN guarantees for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-wants-un-guarantees-for-cyprus

Russian President Vladimir Putin says breaches of UN resolutions on Cyprus are 'inadmissible' in a letter response to his Cypriot counterpart, adding that Moscow backs a federation-based settlement and calls for all permanent members of the Security Council to take on guarantees for the island...

24. Nicosia scores points on UNFICYP draft

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-scores-points-on-unficyp-draft

Nicosia scored a diplomatic victory on Wednesday on an UNFICYP draft resolution, after members of the Security Council asked to retain narrow language on a federal solution and remove references suggesting a federal framework could be room for finding common ground...

25. Cypriot president points finger at UK and UN

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-points-finger-at-uk-and-un

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says “Erdogan’s audacity” has been fueled by Great Britain and the UN’s special envoy to Cyprus, with the Greek Cypriot leader suggesting during an interview this week that a veto on the EU’s positive agenda with Ankara has not been ruled out...

26. Ankara rejects statement on Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-rejects-statement-on-varosha

Ankara has remained defiant following a UN Security Council presidential statement that condemned the decision by Turkey and Turkish Cypriots to reopen a residential section of abandoned Varosha...

27. Cyprus wants strong UNSC response on Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-strong-unsc-response-on-varosha

The UN Security Council is scheduled to tackle Varosha on Thursday, after the Republic of Cyprus requested closed consultations to take place following a Turkish Cypriot announcement to reopen part of the ghost town in the north, a move heavily criticized by Greek Cypriots in the south...

28. Greek Cypriots mount cancel Varosha campaign

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-unleash-varosha-cancel-campaign

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades declared on Tuesday that no Greek Cypriot from Famagusta 'would become an accomplice to Turkish plans' in Varosha, while also rejecting accusations that he was against Turkish Cypriots sharing power on the island...

29. Erdogan Cyprus visit redraws lines of division

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-cyprus-visit-redraws-lines-of-division

The lines of division on the island of Cyprus are expanding beyond the traditional split along ethnic lines, with a visit by the Turkish president this week expected to cause friction within the Greek Cypriot community over the fate of Varosha but also within the Turkish Cypriot community over political values...

30. Cavusoglu visit sets threshold in Cyprus talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-visit-sets-threshold-in-cyprus-talks

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says Ankara does not accept the mentality that Turkish Cypriots are a minority in Cyprus, accusing Greek Cypriots of denying equality between the two communities while also pulling favors from the European Union...

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