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14 July, 2024
 

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1. El Greco Medical Center to open this March in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/el-greco-medical-center-to-open-this-march-in-nicosia

Nicosia is gearing up to welcome the new El Greco Medical Center, set to open its doors in early March. ...

2. 46-year-old convicted for illegally assisting 109 migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/46-year-old-convicted-for-illegally-assisting-109-migrants

In a courtroom saga unfolding in the Famagusta District, a 46-year-old man has been sentenced to five years in prison for his involvement in the illegal trafficking of migrants and money laundering....

3. El Greco Medical Centre set to elevate healthcare standards in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/el-greco-medical-centre-set-to-elevate-healthcare-standards-in-cyprus

The El Greco Medical Centre, slated to open its doors in early 2024, aims to redefine healthcare standards in Cyprus with its state-of-the-art facilities and patient-centric approach....

4. Cyprus faces institutional hurdles in anti-corruption efforts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-institutional-hurdles-in-anti-corruption-efforts

Cyprus' anti-corruption legislation for top executive officials appears robust on paper, but its practical effectiveness is hampered by institutional shortcomings, warns the Council of Europe's Group of States Against Corruption (GRECO)....

5. 37 Syrian migrants arrived in the Famagusta area, traffickers arrested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/37-syrian-migrants-arrived-in-famagusta-area-traffickers-arrested

37 migrants arrived in the free province of Famagusta, according to official reports. On the evening of Wednesday, June 21, an unidentified target was detected by the Republic's radar approximately 13 nautical miles southeast of Cape Greco....

6. NATO takes down Turkish tweet after Greek gripe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nato-takes-down-turkish-tweet-after-greek-gripe

A tweet by NATO’s Allied Land Command congratulating Turkey on its Victory Day was quickly deleted this week, following a demarche by Greece which has a different take on the history...

7. On Erdogan, the West and Greek-Turkish relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-on-erdogan-the-west-and-greek-turkish-relations

Let’s start with the domestic facts and figures to dispel the widespread wishful thinking betting on the victory of the so-called “opposition front” at the next elections....

8. Book with Ataturk reference pulled after false move

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/book-with-ataturk-reference-pulled-after-false-move

The education ministry in the Republic of Cyprus is temporarily suspending the use of a high school workbook, following backlash over an urgent email calling on English teachers to rip out a page about Kemal Ataturk, with Nicosia on the defence after Turkey and Turkish Cypriots landed hard on the decision...

9. All eyes on oil spill response in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-eyes-on-oil-spill-response-in-cyprus

Traces of last week’s oil spill from Syria that came close to the north-eastern tip of Cyprus have been spotted further south off the coast of Cape Greco, with officials on both sides of the divided island scrambling to manage the disaster...

10. Another refugee boat pushed back in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-refugee-boat-pushed-back-in-cyprus

A boat carrying 58 presumptive refugees including women and children was pushed back by Cypriot authorities, after a standstill ended when marine police received instructions from land to escort the vessel back to Lebanon...

11. No fly on the wall during Brussels meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-fly-on-the-wall-during-brussels-meeting

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan meet Monday in Brussels where they are attending a NATO Summit, with reports saying the two leaders at some point plan to have only their interpreters in the room...

12. Erdogan calls on Greek Istanbulites to return

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-calls-on-greek-istanbulites-to-return

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and others that he welcomes the return of Istanbulite Greeks back to their ancestral homes...

13. Syrian refugees escorted to Cape Greco

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-escorted-to-cape-greco

A total of 75 undocumented migrants from Syria reached the Republic of Cyprus on Monday, after a Cypriot coast guard vessel escorted their wooden boat to Cape Greco...

14. 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...

15. Urgent meeting after weekend refugee arrivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/urgent-meeting-after-weekend-refugee-arrivals

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has called for an emergency meeting following a number of arrivals of undocumented migrants over the weekend, with some of them transported back to Lebanon and others facing the prospect of crowding into an already maxed-out facility...

16. Greek FM says Athens got Nicosia’s back

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-fm-says-athens-got-nicosia-s-back

Nicosia and Athens are seeking ways to further oppose Turkey’s moves in the eastern Mediterranean, after Ankara signaled it was ready for dialogue but also sent a seismic research vessel in Cypriot waters...

17. Refugees come to standstill off Cape Greco

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-come-to-standstill-off-cape-greco

Fifteen Syrian refugees arrived in Cyprus late Wednesday night, while reports say coast guard officers are in talks with another boat off Cape Greco in an effort to turn ten others back to their country of departure...

18. Future for rescued refugees in north unknown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/future-of-rescued-refugees-in-north-unknown

The fate of 175 Syrian refugees, trapped in the north of the island amid the coronavirus pandemic, remains unknown while a human rights group is calling on Greek Cypriot authorities to take them in...

19. Blocked refugees rescued in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blocked-refugees-rescued-in-the-north

Coast guard officials in the Republic of Cyprus blocked a boat carrying over a hundred undocumented migrants from entering territorial waters, while reports in the north said Turkish Cypriot authorities rescued 175 Syrians including women and children...

20. Libya blames maritime tensions on Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/libya-blames-maritime-tensions-on-greece

Libya has slammed Greece in a recent letter to the United Nations, accusing Athens of refusing to play fair, while US State Secretary Mike Pompeo says he is taking on a new initiative to de-escalate Greco-Turkish tensions over maritime borders...

21. Large group of refugees reaches Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/large-group-of-refugees-reaches-cyprus

A boat carrying over 120 refugees reached Cyprus on Wednesday, with reports saying most were Palestinians from Syria...

22. North says flag burners in the south identified

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-says-flag-burners-in-the-south-identified

Authorities in the north have alerted their officers at all checkpoints to be on the lookout for specific individuals in the south who were identified in a video during the burning of a Turkish Cypriot flag...

23. Playing with fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/playing-with-fire

The emerging crisis in the Eastern Mediterranean over Turkey’s drilling activities in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) raise the prospect of an open Greco-Turkish conflict to a level higher than anytime since the Imia crisis...

24. Undocumented migrants rescued off Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/undocumented-migrants-rescued-off-larnaca

Over a dozen Syrian presumptive refugees have been rescued Sunday night off the coast of Cape Greco, including three children and a pregnant woman...

25. Officials step up efforts against fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-step-up-efforts-against-fires

Cypriot and European authorities are on the lookout for new wildfire threats, as two local fires on Saturday, one in the northwest and one in the southeast, were caused by human action...

26. Israeli tourist injured at Ayia Napa sea caves

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-tourist-injured-at-ayia-napa-sea-caves

Rescuers warn beach goers not to approach the water from steep rocks, following an incident in Ayia Napa where fire fighters had to rescue a young woman iwho was injured at the popular sea caves landmark in Cape Greco...

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