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20 September, 2019
 

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1. Anastasiades: Turkey’s aim for control scuppers peace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-turkey-s-aim-for-control-scuppers-peace

Turkey is undercutting efforts to quickly revive peace talks aimed at solving Cyprus’ decades-long ethnic split by imposing unacceptable terms, the island nation’s president said Tuesday...

2. Stolen flag handed back in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stolen-flag-handed-back-in-the-north

A flag along and a photo stolen by a Greek Cypriot teen last week from a school in the north were handed back to the principal by the Turkish Cypriot leader himself...

3. Mother and daughter released in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mother-and-daughter-arrested-in-the-north

A mother and daughter, who got arrested in the north on trespassing charges, were released on Monday by a Turkish Cypriot civilian court...

4. Teen removes flag from school in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teen-removes-flag-from-school-in-the-north

A video published by Turkish media shows a person, purportedly a Greek Cypriot teenager, pulling down a Turkish flag in a local schoolyard during a pilgrimage in the north...

5. Officials downplay drone risk off Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-downplay-drone-risk-off-paphos

Cypriot officials dismiss reports that say Turkish drones had interfered with flight paths of commercial airplanes taking off or landing at Paphos airport...

6. Escrow account the key to Cyprus EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/escrow-account-the-key-to-cyprus-eez

Kathimerini reports that President Anastasiades, in an effort to de-escalate tensions in the Cypriot exclusive economic, proposed the creation of an escrow account that would safeguard the Turkish Cypriot community's share from the natural gas proceeds...

7. Cypriot vacationers shell out more abroad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-vacationers-shell-out-more-abroad

Cypriots on holiday spend way more money and time abroad than in their own country, according to Eurostat, even as over half cannot afford a one-week annual holiday away from home...

8. Reporters set foot in Cypriot ghost town

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reporters-set-foot-in-cypriot-ghost-town

Journalists are set to step inside Varosha for the first time since 1974, as officials in the north declare the ghost town ought to re-open under Turkish Cypriot administration...

9. Cypriots to name exoplanet this year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-to-name-exoplanet-this-year

Members of the public in 100 countries, including Cyprus, will soon have an opportunity to vote on a name to be given to an exoplanet by the end of the year...

10. Macron sends stern warning to Ankara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/macron-sends-stern-warning-to-ankara

In a show of solidarity with Cyprus, French President Emmanuel Macron sent a stern message to Turkey on Thursday that Paris and the European Union will not tolerate violations in the Eastern Mediterranean...

11. Two arrested in separate knife attacks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-arrested-in-separate-knife-attacks

Two men were arrested on assault charges over the weekend in two separate knife incidents in Larnaca and Limassol...

12. South hands over murder suspect to north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/south-hands-over-murder-suspect-to-north

Another murder suspect is in police custody in the north in connection with the murder of a Turkish Cypriot businessman, after Greek Cypriot police handed Azmad Ali Virk over to UN officials...

13. Common interest for talks but disagreements remain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/common-interest-for-talks-but-disagreements-on-serious-issues-remain

President Anastasiades said that there is a positive climate and a common basis on which the talks for a Cyprus settlement can take place, noting, at the same time, that disagreements on serious issues remain, but there is an agreement that differences cannot be bridged without dialogue. ...

14. Joint statement following Anastasiades-Akinci meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/joint-statement-following-anastasiades-akinci-meeting

Statement by the United Nations Spokesperson in Cyprus on behalf of the Turkish Cypriot leader, Mr. Mustafa Akıncı and the Greek Cypriot leader, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades...

15. Kastellorizo ignored by Turkey in EEZ map

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kastellorizo-ignored-by-turkey-in-eez-map

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu presented a map Monday of Turkey’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) stretching south of the southeastern Aegean island of Rhodes to a few miles west of Paphos on Cyprus’ western coast. ...

16. Akar says effort to scrap guarantees on Cyprus 'futile'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akar-says-effort-to-scrap-guarantees-on-cyprus-futile

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has reportedly reiterated Ankara’s rejection of calls by Cyprus and Greece for a scrapping of the system of guarantees that were established when the island gained independence from Britain in 1960. ...

17. North and south touch base on West Nile virus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-and-south-touch-base-on-west-nile

Members on the Bicommunal Technical Committee on Health met Wednesday to discuss the West Nile virus, following one death in the north and a number of cases throughout the island...

18. Ayia Napa C2 holds grand opening

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ayia-napa-c2-holds-grand-opening

The Ayia Napa satellite casino is having its grand opening on Wednesday right in the heart of the resort town...

19. Greek PM: We choose peace and reconciliation, without giving up sovereign rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-we-choose-peace-and-reconciliation-without-giving-up-sovereign-rights

History, which is recorded in books and in memories, is alive and present and reminds us of our obligation to defend justice and not be complacent, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday from the Cyprus Republic, where he is wrapping up a two-day official visit. ...

20. Nicosia grants approval to ENI, Total to drill in Block 7

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-grants-approval-to-eni-total-to-drill-in-block-7

Nicosia has granted approval to the energy companies ENI and Total to explore block seven of Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) and approved nine other drilling operations within the EEZ over the next two years...

21. Cyprus issue top priority says Mitsotakis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-issue-top-priority-says-mitsotakis

The main concern and complete, firm strategic pursuit of Greece’s external policy is an end to the Turkish occupation, stated Monday Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. ...

22. New confrontation over turtle nests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-confrontation-over-turtle-nests

Sea turtle conservationists in Paphos who take part in a nesting protection programme in the region have launched new allegations against locals while also criticizing police...

23. UNFICYP mandate renewal sends message of urgency for resumption of Cyprus talks, US diplomat says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-mandate-renewal-sends-message-of-urgency-for-resumption-of-cyprus-talks-us-diplomat-says

US Mission’s to the UN Political Coordinator Rodney Hunter has said that his country believes UNFICYP’s new mandate sends a message that the two leaders, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci "must work with a sense of urgency" to resume reunification talks. He also expressed disappointment with the lack of progress since the Conference on Cyprus in 2017 but expressed the belief that a settlement "remains achievable." ...

24. Anastasiades responds to Akinci’s hydrocarbons proposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-responds-to-akinci-s-hydrocarbons-proposal

In a letter to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres President Anastasiades responded to a proposal by Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci regarding the co-management of natural gas affairs. ...

25. Two-state solution: Negotiating tactic or inevitability

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-state-solution-negotiating-tactic-or-inevitability

In an interview on Monday Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that in Crans Montana President Anastasiades told him that the best solution is a two-state solution and that later in New York Anastasiades said to move forward with a confederation. ...

26. Drug squad arrest Limassol businessman

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-squad-arrest-limassol-businessman

Police arrested a local businessman in Limassol in connection with a drug bust earlier this year, following on new witness testimony in the case...

27. Cyprus, diplomacy and the dizzying gas effect

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-diplomacy-and-the-dizzying-gas-effect

The spin on political developments in Cyprus has had a dizzying effect on the public but state institutions seem unshaken...

28. National Council dismisses Turkish natural gas proposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/national-council-dismisses-turkish-natural-gas-proposal

The national council unanimously rejected a proposal by Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci to co-manage the islands’ natural gas resources...

29. Turkey rejects EU sanctions, vows to continue drilling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-rejects-eu-sanctions-vows-to-continue-drilling

EU Foreign affairs ministers who met in Brussels on Monday endorsed a decision to curb diplomatic contacts and funding for Turkey. In response the Turkish MFA issued a statement signalling that the conclusions adopted by the EU Foreign Affairs Council ‘’will in no way affect Turkey's determination to continue its hydrocarbon activities in the Eastern Mediterranean’’...

30. Nicosia to reject Turkish natural gas proposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-to-reject-turkish-natural-gas-proposal

A proposal by Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci for a committee that would jointly administer natural gas affairs is expected to be rejected by the government and party leaders when they meet on Tuesday...

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