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10 December, 2022
 

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1. President and political parties condemn 'Grivas' protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-and-political-parties-condemn-grivas-protests

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades has strongly condemned Thursday’s protests outside the House of Representatives over its decision to end funding to activities commemorating EOKA leader Georgios Grivas....

2. Candidates continue their quest for votes as elections draw near

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/candidates-continue-their-quest-for-votes-as-elections-draw-near

The pre-election campaign of the candidates for February's 2023 Presidential elections continued over the weekend with meetings and contacts in cities and communities on the island and abroad....

3. Remains of four resistance fighters returned to relatives

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/remains-of-four-resistance-fighters-returned-to-relatives

The remains of four resistance fighters killed during the 1974 coup in Cyprus were identified recently and will be returned to their families who were briefed on Wednesday by Commissioner Photis Photiou and his associate Xenophon Kallis....

4. Freed Greek Cypriot vows to fight 'spite ban' in north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/freed-greek-cypriot-vows-to-fight-turkish-cypriot-spite-ban

A Greek Cypriot influencer vows to get his name off a stop list in the Turkish Cypriot north, where he says his arrest and long detention was a political double whammy out of spite because of his pro-reunification views but also EOKA nostalgia...

5. Presidential candidates on the move as campaign heats up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-candidates-on-the-move-as-campaign-heats-up

The presidential election campaign trail over the weekend ended with the Cyprus Green Party deciding next month on the name of the presidential candidate it will support. ...

6. US ambassador’s murder in Cyprus still unresolved

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-s-murder-in-cyprus-still-unresolved

The killing of the American Ambassador in Cyprus in August 1974 made headlines on Friday, as it happens every year on the island on the anniversary of his death, with convoluted information emerging in the public domain through the years and no convictions half a century later...

7. Divided Cyprus marks Tillyria bombing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-cyprus-marks-tylliria-bombing

Dozens of buses in Cyprus have crossed into an abandoned fishing village where Turkish Cypriots go every year to commemorate Turkish bombing of Tillyria, an event in 1964 remembered by Greek Cypriots as a failure to crush a rebellion against law and order during intercommunal violence...

8. Photo blunder throws north into chaos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/photo-blunder-throws-north-into-chaos

A photo printed on lottery tickets in the north has landed officials in the hot seat and started a political media war, after it was revealed that depicted fighters holding a Turkish flag were actually Greek Cypriot paramilitaries rejoicing after capturing a Turkish Cypriot stronghold in 1964...

9. Watching the Turkish paratroopers from my window

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-watching-the-turkish-paratroopers-from-my-window

It was approximately 5.20 a.m. on the morning of July 20, 1974, when I was awakened by the ring of a telephone in my home in Nicosia....

10. Cypriot priest reassigned after coup faux pas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-priest-reassigned-after-coup-faux-pas

Failure to commemorate a Greek Cypriot man killed by EOKA in 1973 lead to a local priest being reassigned this week, with the cleric saying it was an honest mistake but the relatives argue there was a sinister motive...

11. Remains of men slain during coup being dug up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/men-slain-during-coup-being-dug-up

New exhumations are taking place this week in Limassol after a court ordered the disinterment and reburial of four persons who were said to have been executed by EOKA during a Greek coup in Cyprus...

12. Parliament goes off script over controversial museum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliament-goes-off-script-over-controversial-museum

All hell broke loose this week in Cypriot parliament after opposition blocked state funds earmarked for an EOKA museum dedicated to Grivas, a highly divisive figure in the island’s history...

13. Tatar alleges Greek Cypriot links to terrorism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-alleges-greek-cypriot-links-to-terrorism

Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar had some harsh words for his compatriots in the south this week, saying Turkey’s concerns over NATO candidate Sweden’s PKK links also had basis in the south and called on Greek Cypriots to reevaluate their 'cooperation with terrorist organizations'...

14. Disquiet in Nicosia over NATO and sanctions talk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/disquiet-in-nicosia-over-sanctions-and-nato-talk

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says Nicosia will implement only targeted measures against Russia while talk of the island joining NATO is premature, citing Ankara that appeared to be pumping the brakes on western alliance expansion over hostility from current member Greece and two likely Nordic applicants...

15. Groups pull out of royal concert in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/groups-pull-out-of-royal-concert-in-cyprus

Local charities and participants in the platinum jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II next month in Cyprus have turned their backs on the concert following political controversy linked to EOKA, as more participants are now refusing to take part ahead of an election year...

16. Greek Cypriots honor EOKA boy’s sacrifice

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-honor-eoka-boy-s-sacrifice

A Greek Cypriot boy who was shot and killed during a protest in 1955 was given a hero’s burial over the weekend, decades following a fight against Britain and an ethnic struggle for union with Greece...

17. Hoyle highlights strong Cyprus-UK friendship while MP's call for support on various issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hoyle-highlights-strong-cyprus-uk-friendship-while-mp-s-call-for-support-on-various-issues

The United Kingdom fully supports Cyprus, the Speaker of the House of Commons Sir Lindsay Hoyle told the Foreign and European Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives on Tuesday....

18. Kids murdered in 1974 buried in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kids-murdered-in-1974-buried-in-the-north

The remains of eleven children murdered in Cyprus during the summer 1974 events were laid to rest on Monday after they were identified through DNA tests carried out by a bicommunal missing persons committee on the island...

19. A tribute to Andreas Neocleous

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/a-tribute-to-andreas-neocleous

Prominent lawyer, businessman and owner of the Cyprus Mail newspaper Andreas Neocleous died on Friday at the age of 82 after suffering from coronavirus....

20. Cyprus holds military parade to mark independence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-holds-military-parade-to-mark-independence

The Republic of Cyprus celebrated on Friday its independence with a military parade in Nicosia, marking mark 61 years since the island gained sovereignty from the British...

21. President focused on agenda after reshuffle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-focused-on-agenda-after-cabinet-reshuffle

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says this week reshuffle of his Cabinet will serve the government agenda, while blaming the opposition for his coalition-style approach falling flat...

22. EOKA boy to get hero’s burial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eoka-boy-to-get-hero-s-burial

Greek Cypriot officials are on a quest to exhume the remains of a young boy, who was shot and killed during a student riot against British forces in 1956, in order to give him a hero’s burial...

23. Contentious TV drama airs on EOKA Day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/contentious-tv-drama-airs-on-eoka-day

A new series about ethnic warfare in Cyprus from a Turkish Cypriot point of view was launched in the north on Thursday, a national holiday for Greek Cypriots in the south, eliciting comments from the leaders of both communities on the divided island...

24. Police probe burning of Greek flag in Pyla

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-probe-burning-of-greek-flag-in-pyla

A Greek flag that was hoisted at an elementary school in Pyla was reportedly stolen and set on fire this week, but the exact time of the incident in the bicommunal village was not fully clear...

25. Cyprus welcomes British statement on treatment of EOKA fighters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-welcomes-british-statement-on-treatment-of-eoka-fighters

26. EOKA veterans settle out of court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eoka-veterans-settle-out-of-court

The British government and the EOKA fighters, who were seeking damages related to torture claims back in the 1950’s, have reached a settlement out of court...

27. Cyprus celebrates Independence Day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-celebrates-independence-day

A military parade took place in Nicosia on Monday to mark the independence of the Republic of Cyprus, when the island moved from being a British colony to an official UN member state 58 years ago...

28. Cypriot says British officers raped her in 1956

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-says-british-officers-raped-her-in-1956

More allegations are piling up in an ongoing case in the UK against British forces, who are accused of torture and even rape during the Greek Cypriot insurgency between 1955 and 1959...

29. Technicalities and lack of trust behind Skourides delays

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/technicalities-and-lack-of-trust-behind-skourides-delays

Turkish Cypriot groups in the north are speaking out against a decision by the Immovable Properties Commission that granted permission to Greek Cypriot Nicolas Skourides to build in his native town...

30. UK soldiers ‘horrifically tortured children’ during EOKA struggle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-soldiers-‘horrifically-tortured-children-during-eoka-struggle

British soldiers allegedly tortured Greek Cypriots by stubbing cigarettes out on their rectums, simulating executions and using a metal contraption that caused eyes to bleed, High Court papers have revealed...

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