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1. Cyprus commemorates half a century since Turkish invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-commemorates-half-a-century-since-turkish-invasion

Half a century has passed since the tragic morning of July 20, 1974, when Turkish forces invaded Cyprus, marking the start of a prolonged period of death, destruction, and occupation that persists to this day. ...

2. EU Commission boycotts Hungarian presidency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commission-boycotts-hungarian-presidency

In a bold and unprecedented move, the European Commission announced today its decision to ''boycott'' the six-month Hungarian presidency of the Council of the European Union. This action is a direct response to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's controversial visits to Moscow and Beijing....

3. Cyprus and Greece commit to Eastern Med security

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-greece-commit-to-eastern-med-security

Defence Minister Vasilis Palmas stressed the joint commitment of Cyprus and Greece to make every possible effort to maintain peace, security, stability and cooperation in the Eastern Mediterranean......

4. UN envoy's dual approach ahead of crucial briefing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-envoy-s-dual-approach-ahead-of-crucial-briefing

Maria Angela Holguin Cuellar is adopting a nuanced strategy in the Cyprus conflict as she seeks to engage with Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan and prepares to brief the UN Security Council ...

5. Interior Minister stresses President's diplomatic pursuit for reunification

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-stresses-president-s-diplomatic-pursuit-for-reunification

Minister of the Interior, Constantinos Ioannou, who, on Saturday, attended events that took place in Serres and Vergina in Greece to condemn the coup and the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in July 1974,...

6. Prountzos says municipalities are here to serve the citizens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prountzos-says-municipalities-are-here-to-serve-the-citizens

The newly appointed Mayor of Nicosia, Charalambos Prountzos, expressed strong confidence in the success of local government reform during the mayoral handover ceremony....

7. Windcraft Music Fest reflects on 10 years of music

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/windcraft-music-fest-reflects-on-10-years-of-music

Windcraft Music Fest celebrates its tenth anniversary and returns dynamically on July 13th and 14th in Katydata Solea, focusing on wind instruments. ...

8. Varosha resolution: PACE calls for return to legal owners

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/varosha-resolution-pace-calls-for-return-to-legal-owners

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on Thursday approved a resolution calling for the return of Varosha to its lawful inhabitants......

9. After the 'white smoke', phase two begins for von der Leyen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/after-the-white-smoke-phase-two-begins-for-von-der-leyen

The attempt to reassure Georgia Meloni to agree to the European Council's decision to back the trio of Ursula von der Leyen for a second term as President of the Commission, Antonio Costa as President of the European Council...

10. Cyprus President and UN envoy respond to Turkish Minister in Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-and-un-envoy-respond-to-turkish-minister-in-brussels

The President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides confirmed that he is set to meet in Brussels with the UN Secretary General's Personal Envoy, Maria Angela Holguin Cuellar, and responded to statements made by the Turkish Foreign Minister, stressing that Cyprus is a centre of humanitarian aid and civilian evacuation operations. ...

11. Politico: Ursula von der Leyen, António Costa, Kaja Kallas get top spots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/politico-ursula-von-der-leyen-antonio-costa-kaja-kallas-get-top-spots

In a significant development, negotiators from six EU leaders have reached an agreement on the allocation of top positions within the European Commission, European Council, and foreign policy service. ...

12. President Christodoulides to meet UN envoy in Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-to-meet-un-envoy-in-brussels

Cyprus President, Nikos Christodoulides, is to hold a meeting with the UN Secretary-General's envoy for Cyprus, Maria Angela Holguin Cuellar, on the sidelines of the European Council in Brussels later this week, Government Spokesman, Konstantinos Letymbiotis, told CNA on Tuesday....

13. From TikTok follower to political pundit, a satirical dive into Cyprus politics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-tiktok-follower-to-political-pundit-a-satirical-dive-into-cyprus-politics

I've decided to get more involved in politics. Since I'm a bit curious, I've started obsessively following what's happening in Brussels. No, I didn't sit down to study because I'm also a bit lazy....

14. Cyprus President advocates Von der Leyen, Metsola re-election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-advocates-von-der-leyen-metsola-re-election

President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides voiced on Monday his support for the re-election of Ursula von der Leyen and Roberta Metsola to the posts of President of the Commission and President of the European Parliament respectively....

15. Austrian parliament leader in Cyprus for talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austrian-parliament-leader-in-cyprus-for-talks

The President of the National Council of the Austrian Parliament (Nationalrat) Wolfgang Sobotka, arrives on Tuesday in Cyprus for an official visit......

16. President Christodoulides in Brussels for key EU summits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-christodoulides-in-brussels-for-key-eu-summits

President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides is in Brussels to attend the informal European Council and the European People's Party (EPP) informal summit. EU leaders will evaluate the results of the recent European elections and discuss the appointment of new top EU officials....

17. Cyprus prepares for major local government reform

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-prepares-for-major-local-government-reform

The June 9 elections mark the final step before the significant milestone on July 1, 2024, when a new local government structure will be established in Cyprus, Apostolos Tomaras reports. ...

18. Cyprus and Montenegro strengthen ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-montenegro-strengthen-ties-pave-way-for-eu-integration

Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides extended a warm welcome to Montenegro's President Jakov Milatović on Monday during his official visit to Cyprus, expressing Cyprus' readiness to provide technical support to Montenegro as it aligns further with European standards....

19. Cyprus leads Europe in prison overcrowding

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-europe-in-prison-overcrowding

Cyprus leads Europe in prison overcrowding and the percentage of female inmates, according to the Council of Europe’s Annual Penal Statistics on Prison Populations (SPACE I) for 2023, released Thursday....

20. Israeli settler defies US sanctions, gains community aid to access frozen funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-settler-defies-us-sanctions-gains-community-aid-to-access-frozen-funds

For weeks after being sanctioned by the United States, Yinon Levi struggled to pay the bills, living at his farming outpost atop a hill in the occupied West Bank. But the Israeli settler’s problems didn’t last....

21. Elections 2024: When, where, and how it all happens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elections-2024-when-where-and-how-it-all-happens

Preparations for the June 9 elections in Cyprus are nearing completion, according to Menelaos Vassiliou, Head of the Electoral Service. Vassiliou assured that all necessary procedures are in the final stages and everything will be ready for a smooth election day....

22. Dueling visions from Nicosia's mayoral candidates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dueling-visions-from-nicosia-s-mayoral-candidates

In the bustling streets of Nicosia, the race for mayoral office is heating up, with candidates Nikos Tornaritis and Charalambos Prountzos vying for the helm of Cyprus's capital city...

23. Christodoulides offered Cyprus on a silver platter?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/christodoulides-offered-cyprus-on-a-silver-platter

''You can consider Cyprus as a member-state of the EU, as your ambassador in Brussels, and I look forward to our consultations so that we can further strengthen our relations,'' President Christodoulides said...

24. Palestinian delegation urges action, not just words, from Australia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/palestinian-delegation-urges-action-not-just-words-from-australia

Palestinian officials have asked for Australia’s help in ''building vibrant democratic institutions'' and fighting corruption, as part of talks aimed at meeting the Albanese government’s conditions for recognising Palestine as a state....

25. Investigator Matsas reveals three suspects linked to Thanasis' death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigator-matsas-reveals-three-suspects-linked-to-thanasis-death

In a startling development, criminal investigator Savas Matzas has disclosed the presence of three suspects in the tragic case of Thanasis Nikolaou, shedding light on the grim details of how the unfortunate national guard met his demise....

26. Justice minister stresses ongoing evaluation for ceasefire line security

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/justice-minister-stresses-ongoing-evaluation-for-ceasefire-line-security

Cyprus' Minister of Justice and Public Order, Marios Hartsiotis, revealed on Wednesday that heightened measures along the ceasefire line are a response to ongoing security evaluations. ...

27. Colin Stewart briefs PACE rapporteur on Cyprus Peace efforts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/colin-stewart-briefs-pace-rapporteur-on-cyprus-peace-efforts

UN Secretary-General's Special Representative in Cyprus and Head of UNFICYP Colin Stewart provided an update on peacebuilding efforts in Cyprus during a meeting with Italian MP Piero Fassino,...

28. Chinese president's visits to Serbia and Hungary yield new economic deals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-president-s-visits-to-serbia-and-hungary-yield-new-economic-deals

When Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Hungary last week, he arrived to one of the few places in the European Union where his country is considered......

29. Turkish refusal derails UN's Cyprus mediation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-refusal-derails-un-s-cyprus-mediation

The efforts made by the UNSG's personal envoy for Cyprus Maria Angela Holguin are hindered by the Turkish side's continuous refusal for dialogue, reliable sources told CNA on Monday....

30. Cyprus stands with Armenians to preserve rich heritage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-stands-with-armenians-to-preserve-rich-heritage

The Deputy Ministry of Culture always stands by and helps every effort of the Armenians of Cyprus to save their cultural heritage, said the competent Deputy......

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