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1. Massive fire raging at Beirut port

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A massive fire has broken out at the port of Lebanon’s capital, Beirut, just over a month after a fatal blast devastated the port facilities and the capital....

2. Cyprus defends blocking migrant boats

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A police task force from the Republic of Cyprus is hoping to hash out a plan with Lebanese authorities to deter “economic migrants” from traveling to the island, as government and state officials rush to respond to criticism over a decision to send back undocumented migrants to the neighbouring country...

3. Joint Cyprus-UK SAR exercise conducted off Limassol

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The first Cyprus-UK joint search and rescue exercise in 2020 was successfully conducted off the coast of Limassol on Monday, a press release by the British High Commission said....

4. Cyprus collects additional 170 tonnes of Beirut relief

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The Cyprus public has amassed an additional 170 tonnes of humanitarian aid for the people of Lebanon, who were ravaged by deadly blasts at a Beirut port area earlier this month, with the aid currently being loaded into containers that will be transferred to the Limassol port, from where they will be shipped to the neighbouring country....

5. Relief donations reach Beirut on vessel, chartered flight

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The first batch of foodstuffs donated by the Cyprus public as relief for the people of Beirut, whose lives were overturned by the deadly blast in a port area on August 4, arrived on the Greek ferry ‘Ikaria’ on Tuesday night and is set to be unloaded on Wednesday....

6. Cyprus aid for Lebanon en route to Beirut

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The first batch of dry and canned foodstuffs collected in Cyprus in response to a campaign launched by national authorities for the provision of immediate relief to the Lebanese public was loaded on Tuesday on-board a Greek military ship docked at the Limassol port....

7. First batch of food donations ready to be shipped to Lebanon

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Twenty tonnes of dry food have been collected so far in Cyprus, that are set to be distributed among the Lebanese public whose lives were overturned last week by the blasts that ripped through the capital, Beirut....

8. Beirut calls off search and rescue

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The Cypriot rescue mission in Beirut was on its way back to the island after Lebanon shifted its search and rescue focus to recovery, while world leaders including Anastasiades pledged aid amid violent protests over the weekend. ...

9. Cypriot rescuers sift through Beirut rubble

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Members of the Cypriot rescue team in Lebanon were seen on video along with sniffing dogs searching through the rubble in Beirut, as approximately 60 people were still missing following Tuesday’s deadly blast...

10. Cyprus President urges public to generously donate to Beirut relief campaign

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Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has called on the Cyprus public, companies and businesses to contribute to the relief campaign collecting dry and canned foods for the Beirut population that was brought to its knees by the deadly blasts earlier this week....

11. Cyprus and Qatar team up in Beirut rescue

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Cypriot emergency rescuers are teaming up with their Qatari counterparts in Beirut, in an effort to find more victims as time is running out in the devastated town...

12. Cyprus police question Russian businessman linked with Beirut deadly cargo

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Cyprus police said Thursday that they located and brought in for questioning the Limassol-based Russian who has been identified as the former owner of the company that managed the vessel from which the 2,700 tonnes of ammonium nitrate that caused Beirut’s deadly blast late on Tuesday were unloaded....

13. Cyprus calls for EU task force on island

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The European Union must do more to fill a power vacuum in the eastern Mediterranean brought on by a perceived US disengagement from the region, and Cyprus is ready to host an EU task force to achieve that goal, the island nation's foreign minister said Wednesday...

14. Beirut blast has eerie connections to Cyprus

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Following Tuesday’s deadly explosion in Lebanon, some eerie connections began to emerge in Cyprus, including a Russian national based in Limassol and a Hezbollah-related arrest on the island back in 2015...

15. Cyprus lends a hand to frantic Beirut search and rescue efforts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sends-two-helicopters-to-assist-frantic-beirut-search-and-rescue-efforts

A Cyprus search and rescue team departed for neighbouring Lebanon on Wednesday afternoon to contribute to ongoing frantic efforts to locate missing persons and survivors of the massive blasts that rocked Beirut on Tuesday afternoon....

16. Cyprus President expresses condolences to Lebanon, readiness to provide assistance

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Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has expressed his deep condolences to the government and people of Lebanon, stressing the island’s readiness to provide any assistance necessary, following the two explosions which shook Beirut on Tuesday....

17. Cyprus at the ready to help Lebanon

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Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides says the government has expressed its “immediate readiness” to assist the neighbouring country following two powerful explosions that rocked Beirut...

18. Death toll rises in Beirut

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Over 100 people were killed and thousands wounded in a massive explosion that shook the Lebanese capital on Tuesday, with sound waves of the deadly blast reaching as far as Cyprus...

19. Two extradited from Cyprus to face US justice

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The Republic of Cyprus has extradited two alleged cyber criminals to the United States, including a young man who is the first Cypriot national to be extradited under an extradition treaty with the US...

20. Cyprus, Lebanon begin preparations for first Trilateral Summit

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Cyprus and Lebanon have begun preparations for the first Trilateral Summit at the level of Heads of State and Government, to be held in Nicosia in the spring, the Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides announced on Friday...

21. Foreign Minister on official visit to Beirut

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-minister-on-official-visit-to-beirut

Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides travels to Beirut on Friday on an official visit. He is the first foreign official to visit Lebanon after the new government of Lebanon assumed duties....

22. Deadly earthquake jolts eastern Turkey

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A powerful earthquake struck eastern Turkey on Friday, killing at least 20 people and collapsing buildings in affected towns near the center of the tremor, which was strong enough to be felt in several neighboring countries...

23. Lebanon says Greek vessel violated waters

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Beirut is seeking answers through the United Nations following an alleged maritime violation by a Greek vessel in Lebanese territorial waters...

24. Cyprus and Lebanon to negotiate natural gas agreement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-lebanon-to-negotiate-natural-gas-agreement

25. Cyprus mulls ratification of Lebanon EEZ delineation agreement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-mulls-ratification-of-lebanon-eez-delineation-agreement

26. Economic ties indispensable FM tells business forum in Beirut

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27. Lebanon warns against EastMed gas pipeline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lebanon-warns-against-eastmed-gas-pipeline

28. Two ‘shipwreck hunters’ arrested in Larnaca

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Cyprus police have arrested two foreign nationals in connection with a suspected illegal search for antiquities underwater...

29. Russian detained in Larnaca on Moscow warrant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-detained-in-larnaca-on-moscow-warrant

A Russian national was arrested in Cyprus for money fraud, based on a Russian warrant, upon landing at Larnaca International Airport on Monday...

30. Cobalt Air license revoked, company recorded €30 million losses per year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cobalt-air-license-revoked-company-recorded-€30-million-losses-per-year
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