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1. KISA weighs in on downtown clashes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kisa-weighs-in-on-downtown-clashes

An NGO director in Cyprus is challenging the notion that foreign rival gangs have desolated the historic centre of the capital, saying bad practices by some local employment agencies are often behind many disputes including a fatal incident last Sunday...

2. Letter to UNSG denounces Turkey's violations of Cyprus' airspace, maritime zones

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/letter-to-unsg-denounces-turkey-s-violations-of-cyprus-airspace-maritime-zones

A letter dated May 28 sent by the Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the UN Andreas Mavroyiannis to Secretary-General Antonio Guterres that denounced Turkish violations of the island’s airspace and maritime zones was released on Thursday as an official document in the General Assembly of the UN Security Council....

3. Negative coronavirus test certificate needed to go through crossings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/negative-coronavirus-test-certificate-needed-to-go-through-crossings

With the partial opening of checkpoints on June 8, as agreed by the island’s two leaders on Thursday, Presidential Commissioner Photis Photiou said that in addition to the enclaved, Greek Cypriots who resettled in their villages in the breakaway north will also be allowed to pass through crossing points....

4. As coronavirus lockdown eases, Cypriots still in limbo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/as-coronavirus-lockdown-eases-cypriots-still-in-limbo

Deniz Birinci had just hours to stuff her and her baby daughter’s belongings into suitcases and bin bags on March 16 before the two sides on the divided island of Cyprus imposed lockdowns to halt the spread of the new coronavirus....

5. Position on Varosha 'very clear' and unchanged, Security Council President says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/position-on-varosha-very-clear-and-unchanged-security-council-president-says

The position of the Security Council on Varosha is very clear and has not changed, said Ambassador Marc Pecsteen de Buytswerve, the Permanent Representative of Belgium presiding over the UN body this month....

6. Bulgaria wants in on EastMed energy cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bulgaria-wants-in-on-eastmed-energy-cooperation

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev said on Tuesday that his country wishes to cooperate within the framework of the trilateral mechanism among Cyprus, Greece, and Israel in the energy field, adding that Bulgaria is geographically a natural continuation of these three countries....

7. Christodoulides talks Turkish activity in EEZ, Varosha with UNSG

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-talks-turkish-activity-in-eez-varosha-with-unsg

Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides met with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in Geneva on Monday....

8. Akinci brushes off Varosha talk as election gimmick, Anastasiades calls for bicommunal committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akinci-brushes-off-varosha-talk-as-election-gimmick

Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci has suggested that Varosha, a southern suburb of Famagusta that has been fenced off and abandoned since Turkey invaded northern Cyprus, is being used as an election gimmick, adding that he supports UN-backed efforts to reopen the ghost town....

9. CMP recovers remains of one person in Famagusta

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cmp-recovers-remains-of-one-person-in-famagusta

The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) recovered the remains of one person in Famagusta on Friday....

10. Government ups the ante on Spiftire impasse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-ups-the-ante-on-spiftire-impasse

The Republic of Cyprus has already decided on measures to be taken in the event that the UN fails to resolve the Spitfire Café impasse between the Nicosia Municipality and the Turkish military....

11. Turkish soldiers attempt to block work on Spitfire coffeeshop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-soldiers-attempt-to-block-work-on-spitfire-coffeeshop

Turkish soldiers in civilian clothes on Thursday attempted to block the Nicosia Municipality crew working on historic Spitfire coffeeshop in Nicosia, the Municipality reported....

12. Structural support work begins on historic 'Spitfire' coffeeshop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/municipality-launches-structural-support-work-on-historic-spitfire-coffeeshop

Cleaning and structural support work has begun on the iconic but dilapidated Spitfire coffeeshop located on the Green Line, at the Paphos Gate area of the Nicosia walls, the Nicosia municipality announced on Wednesday....

13. US Congresspersons: USA and UNSC members must continue supporting peacemaking efforts in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-congresspersons-usa-and-unsc-members-must-continue-to-support-peacemaking-efforts-in-cyprus

The United States and the other members of the UN Security Council must continue to support peacemaking efforts in Cyprus, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Caucus stressed....

14. Brussels cannot accept the Turkish behaviour in Cyprus EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brussels-cannot-accept-the-turkish-behaviour-in-cyprus-eez

The EU cannot accept the behaviour of Turkey and will stand strongly by the side of Cyprus, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Tuesday, January 14th, while Andrej Plenkovic, Prime Minister of Croatia whose country holds the EU rotating presidency, stated that their policy will remain within the context of EU Council conclusions....

15. Effort at international level for Cyprus missing persons to be intensified

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/effort-at-international-level-for-cyprus-missing-persons-to-be-intensified

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and the Pancyprian Organisation of the Relatives of Undeclared Prisoners and Missing Persons discussed on Tuesday, ways to intensify the effort at an international, political and diplomatic level to be intensified so that Turkey can be pressured to cooperate in the matter of the missing persons in Cyprus, during a meeting at the Presidential Palace, in the presence of Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Christodoulides and Presidency Commissioner on Humanitarian Issues Photis Photiou....

16. Cyprus hails US EastMed bill signed into law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hails-us-eastmed-bill-signed-into-law

A new US law geared toward boosting energy and security cooperation in the east Mediterranean is indicative of the significance that Washington attaches to the region, Cyprus' foreign minister said Saturday...

17. Turkey warns US over Cyprus arms embargo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-denounces-move-to-end-cyprus-arms-embargo

Ankara has warned Washington that an impending lift of a US arms embargo on the Republic of Cyprus is a “dangerous escalation” that would hamper efforts to reach a peace settlement on the divided island...

18. '74' wins first place at Cyprus International Film Festival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/74-wins-first-place-at-cyprus-international-film-festival

Paul Lambis’ full-length screenplay “74” was awarded the “Best Screenplay” prize at the Cyprus International Film Festival’s Golden Aphrodite awards ceremony, held at the Pallas Cinema-Theatre in Nicosia...

19. Guterres committed to explore possibility to convene five-party meeting on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-secretary-general-committed-to-explore-possibility-to-convene-informal-five-party-meeting-on-cyprus

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Monday that he committed to explore with the President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci and the guarantor powers the possibility to convene an informal five party meeting on Cyprus “at an appropriate stage”, following an informal dinner in Berlin attended by both leaders. ...

20. All set in Berlin for low-key dinner

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-set-for-low-key-dinner

The two Cypriot leaders are hours away from having an informal dinner together with the UN Secretary General in Berlin, where they have been invited for an assessment of next steps regarding a possible resumption of talks on the divided island...

21. Cyprus President saddened over latest statements by Turkish FM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-saddened-over-latest-statements-by-turkish-fm

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades said on Monday that he was saddened to hear about the latest statements by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, noting that “they convey in essence the message that the Turkish side is not returning to the negotiating table if the requirements it is putting forward are not met.”...

22. President stresses political determination ahead of Berlin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-stresses-political-determination-ahead-of-berlin-as-nicosia-condemns-ankara-s-new-drilling-attempt

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades stressed on Friday his determination and political will to attend a meeting in Berlin, later this month, with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, in a positive and creative spirit, aiming to conclude the terms of reference “whatever the Turkish intentions are.”...

23. Turkey reacts to EU sanctions over Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-reacts-to-eu-sanctions-over-cyprus

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday the European Union’s decision to sanction Turkey over drilling off the coast of Cyprus could disrupt talks with the bloc, and he warned that Turkey could send captured Islamic State fighters to Europe...

24. EU okays framework on Turkey over Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-okays-framework-on-turkey-over-cyprus

European Union foreign ministers agreed on Monday economic sanctions over Turkey's drilling off the coast of Cyprus, setting up the legal framework for travel bans and asset freezes but leaving names until a later date...

25. World’s last divided capital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-s-last-divided-capital

As the world commemorates 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the bullet-riddled sandstone walls of abandoned, crumbling homes and concrete machine gun nests dotting Cyprus' no man's land serve as a jarring reminder of another divided capital — the world's last — on Europe's southeastern frontier...

26. Lute to return to Cyprus ahead of Berlin leaders' meeting with the UNSG

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lute-to-return-to-cyprus-ahead-of-berlin-leaders-meeting-with-the-unsg

In mid-November, the UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Cyprus, Jane Holl Lute will be in Cyprus to prepare for the meeting of the leaders with the SG in Berlin....

27. CMP recovers human remains in north Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cmp-recovers-human-remains-in-north-nicosia

The remains of two individuals were exhumed on Thursday in north Nicosia, with mixed reports saying an aerial photograph taken in 1965 showed suspected graves while others have not ruled out some of the bodies might belong to missing persons from 1974...

28. Turkey criticized over Syria offensive during EP debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-criticized-over-syria-offensive-during-ep-debate

Turkey was heavily criticized on Wednesday for its military operation in north-east Syria, during a debate at the European Parliament plenary, in Strasbourg, while a relevant resolution is expected to be adopted on Thursday....

29. UN diplomat expresses concern over uncertainty for the resumption of negotations on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-diplomat-expresses-concern-over-uncertainty-for-the-resumption-of-negotations-on-cyprus

The UN Secretary General’s Special Representative and head of the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) Elizabeth Spehar has said that uncertainty regarding the prospects for the resumption of the negotiations aiming to solve the Cyprus problem remains a concern, adding that “these are crucial times both on the island and in the region.”...

30. 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...

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