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06 December, 2022
 

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1. Hunting and environmental awareness make up this week's electoral issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hunting-and-environmental-awareness-make-up-this-week-s-electoral-issues

On Tuesday the activity of the candidates for the presidency of the Republic continued with analyses of their positions and statements on various issues. The President of the Republic, Nicos Anastasiades, also made a statement regarding the unity of the Democratic Rally (DISY)....

2. The economy and Turkey's East Med push dominated candidate's talking points this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-economy-and-turkey-s-east-med-push-dominated-candidate-s-talking-points-this-week

The development of the economy, the basic positions of the Committee of Occupied Municipalities on the Cyprus problem and Turkey's activities in the Eastern Mediterranean are the main talking points of the presidential candidates this week....

3. Compensation to be doled out to Akamas property owners

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/compensation-to-be-doled-out-to-akamas-property-owners

Minister of Agriculture, Costas Kadis, said on Wednesday that the government will announce compensatory measures for property owners in the Akamas peninsula, who will be affected by a local plan to protect the environment....

4. House clamps down on glamping aspirations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-clamps-down-on-glamping-aspirations

Cypriot parliament failed this week to pass crucial tourism legislation that would regulate low-cost lodging, but concerns about encroaching on the environment also ended up blocking a bill on the newest trend of glamorous camping...

5. Dead Sea Turtles revive debate on beach projects

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dead-sea-turtles-revive-debate-on-beach-projects

Several dead sea turtles have been spotted along a northwestern coast of Cyprus, with environmental activists calling for an investigation and officials reiterating terms and conditions for any ongoing beach works in the area...

6. Locals up in arms over mosque plans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-up-in-arms-over-mosque-plans

Local residents in a village in Paphos are up in arms over hearsay that Syrian inhabitants in the community want to have a mosque in the small rural town, with the debate on migration getting more intense and political...

7. Paphos medic goes missing again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-medic-goes-missing-again

Police said they found an abandoned car in Akamas national park that was known to be driven a missing person, a male nurse who also went missing last year after a coronavirus scare...

8. Paphos' campaign to attract local tourism continues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/paphos-campaign-to-attract-local-tourism-continues

After the great success of the summer campaign, ETAP Paphos continues its efforts to attract domestic tourism during the autumn months...

9. Notorious cliff in Akamas claims another life

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/notorious-cliff-in-akamas-claims-another-life

A man was killed and his daughter was seriously injured in an accident in Akamas on Sunday, after their buggy car flew off a cliff and ended up in the water...

10. Violent brawl breaks out at Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/violent-brawl-breaks-out-at-pournara

A large-scale violent confrontation between groups of asylum seekers erupted at Pournara camp on Monday night, with police calling for backup and two dozen ending up in the Emergency Room...

11. Let’s keep Akamas clean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/let-s-keep-akamas-clean

This year, for the 6th consecutive year, the action #Akamascleanup, an initiative of “Kathimerini” newspaper, Alphamega supermarkets, and Latchi Watersports, was crowned an absolute success....

12. Couple injured after quad bike falls off cliff

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/couple-injured-after-quad-bike-falls-off-cliff

A footballer who plays for a local team and his girlfriend were injured in a quad bike accident in Paphos on Sunday, when they fell off the same cliff where another foreign couple was killed last year...

13. Car plunges into the sea in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/car-plunges-into-the-sea-in-paphos

A couple who drove to Akamas to admire the view ended up in the emergency room, with reports saying the female passenger was seriously injured after their parked car moved forward and fell off a cliff...

14. Homeless hermit rescued in Akamas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/homeless-hermit-rescued-in-akamas

A dehydrated man who resorted to finding shelter in the Akamas wilderness was rescued Sunday, after an inquisitive citizen notified authorities about a person possibly in need of help...

15. Northwest Cyprus to be rebranded 'Paphos Riviera' amid fresh tourism designs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/northwest-cyprus-to-be-rebranded-paphos-riviera-amid-fresh-tourism-designs

The Cyprus deputy tourism ministry is eyeing the western extremities of the Paphos region that is expected to be rebranded as the ‘Paphos Riviera’, announcing a new tender for the creation of a tourist development strategy and for the establishment of a tourist identity for the wider areas of Polis Chrysochous and Tylliria....

16. Cyprus blocks another boat citing coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-blocks-another-boat-due-to-coronavirus

A video showing a Republic of Cyprus coast guard vessel pursuing a boat of undocumented migrants has emerged, with police saying they blocked the boat due to the coronavirus crisis...

17. Body spotted on Akamas cliff

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/body-spotted-on-akamas-cliff

The body of a young man was spotted on a rough coastal terrain in the Akamas areas on Tuesday morning by volunteer divers who were on the lookout for a missing person....

18. Three new endangered monk seals born in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-new-endangered-monk-seals-born-last-year-in-cyprus

Three new births of the Mediterranean monk seal species (Monachus monachus), one of the most endangered mammals in the world and the only seal species in the Mediterranean, were recorded last year, the Agricultural Ministry announced on Friday....

19. Young man suspected of human smuggling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-man-suspected-of-human-smuggling

A 19-year-old man has been remanded in custody in connection with a human smuggling case, after 33 undocumented migrants reached Cyprus on Sunday...

20. Battle of grievances in Akamas fire aftermath

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/battle-of-grievances-in-akamas-fire-aftermath

Wednesday’s fires have been put out in Akamas national park, leaving behind an enormous environmental disaster but also allegations against groups ranging from local dissenters to hunters from the east coast...

21. Minister suspects dissent in Akamas fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-suspects-dissent-in-akamas-fires

The fire department has called for backup in fighting multiple blazes in Akamas and other areas, with the agriculture minister saying the fires “can’t be a coincidence” as government policies move forward...

22. Speed boat intercepted in latest refugee arrival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-in-speedboat-arrested-in-latest-refugee-arrival

Coast guard officials arrested two suspects after giving chase to a fleeing speedboat on Monday, in connection with the arrival of another boat that carried 131 undocumented migrants to northwestern Cyprus...

23. Nicosia uses all legal, political and diplomatic means at its disposal to face Turkey's new provocations, spokesman says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-uses-all-legal-political-and-diplomatic-means-at-its-disposal-to-face-turkey-s-new-provocations-spokesman-says

The Republic of Cyprus uses all the legal, political and diplomatic means at its disposal to address new Turkish provocations in Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone, Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou said on Friday, following the meeting of the National Council under Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades....

24. Nicosia monitors closely the course of Turkish drill-ship «Yavuz» in Cyprus EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-monitors-closely-the-course-of-turkish-drill-ship-yavuz-in-cyprus-eez

Nicosia monitors closely the course of Turkish drill-ship “Yavuz” within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the Republic of Cyprus awaiting further developments....

25. Authorities dismantle trailer park in Akamas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/authorities-dismantle-trailer-park-in-akamas

About 30 camper trailers were removed from an Akamas camping site in the dead of night, following a decision by local authorities that say they want to restore law and order...

26. Nicosia says terms of reference are within reach

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-says-terms-of-reference-are-within-reach

Government Spokesman, Prodromos Prodromou, said on Monday that it seems that there is justified hope and ground for the formulation of the terms of reference that would pave the way for the resumption of the negotiations on the Cyprus problem. ...

27. Locals stage protest on Lara beach

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-stage-protest-on-lara-beach

A protest in favour of local exploitation of Lara beach was held on Sunday in response to activists and state officials who recently reiterated that illegal human activity on turtle nesting sites will not be tolerated...

28. Standstill over 'disputed waters' in Akamas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/standstill-over-disputed-waters-in-akamas

A recent boating incident has highlighted a local controversy in Akamas, where a leisure boat captain is at odds with visitors and authorities over his speedboats pulling too close to bathers...

29. Two Sunday fires put out in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-sunday-fires-put-out-in-paphos

Two simultaneous wildfires were contained on Sunday in Paphos district, with officials monitoring the area for possible re-ignitions fires...

30. Turkish drillship starts operations off Karpasia peninsula

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-drillship-starts-operations-off-karpasia-peninsula

Turkish drillship “Yavuz” has begun operating off the coast of Cyprus, just south of the Karpasia (Kaspas) peninsula and will remain there for three weeks, Cypriot media reported Tuesday, citing an article in Turkey’s pro-government newspaper Daily Sabah. ...

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