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1. Christodoulides: ''We cannot accept the 28 migrants in the buffer zone''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/christodoulides-we-cannot-accept-the-28-migrants-in-the-buffer-zone

The President of the Republic stated, ''We cannot accept the 28 migrants in the buffer zone because we cannot allow the creation of a new migrant route.''...

2. UN report flags rising tensions in Cyprus buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-report-flags-rising-tensions-in-cyprus-buffer-zone

A new UN report by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres raises serious concerns about rising tensions in Cyprus, where actions by Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot forces are undermining the authority of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP)....

3. Reunification talks face challenges, UN envoy finds parties far apart

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reunification-talks-face-challenges-un-envoy-finds-parties-far-apart

The ongoing efforts to reunify Cyprus have hit another roadblock, as the Personal Envoy of the Secretary-General, former Colombian Foreign Minister Ms. Holguin, finds significant gaps between the negotiating parties. ...

4. UNHCR concerns over asylum-seekers trapped in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-concerns-over-asylum-seekers-trapped-in-buffer-zone

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has raised alarms over the safety and well-being of 31 asylum-seekers, including seven children, who are reportedly stranded in the UN Buffer Zone in Cyprus....

5. Kombos bolsters US relations while paving the path for Cyprus' future

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kombos-bolsters-us-relations-while-paving-the-path-for-cyprus-future

Foreign Minister Constantinos Kombos is currently on a diplomatic tour across three American states: Washington, New York, and Chicago. His agenda is packed with crucial meetings aimed at strengthening bilateral relations between the US and Cyprus,...

6. 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....

7. Stranded migrants face worsening conditions in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stranded-migrants-face-worsening-conditions-in-buffer-zone

The UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) expressed concern on Wednesday over the health and welfare of a group of asylum seekers stranded in the UN buffer zone, emphasizing the urgent need for access to asylum procedures....

8. 27 migrants trapped in Cyprus’ buffer zone receive aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/27-migrants-trapped-in-cyprus-buffer-zone-receive-aid

In a tense standoff that has drawn international attention, 27 irregular migrants find themselves in limbo within the buffer zone of Cyprus. ...

9. Migrants in Cyprus buffer zone reach 27

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrants-in-cyprus-buffer-zone-reach-27

Thirteen migrants - including unaccompanied children - are in the buffer zone, in addition to the fourteen who have been staying in tents in the area between Aglantzia and Geri for the past two weeks, bringing their total number to twenty seven....

10. 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,...

11. 60 years of UN presence: Cyprus conflict 'resolvable,' says Stewart

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/60-years-of-un-presence-cyprus-conflict-resolvable-says-stewart

Colin Stewart, the UN Special Representative overseeing the Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP), expressed optimism about resolving the longstanding Cyprus problem....

12. UNFICYP celebrates 60 years of service in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-celebrates-60-years-of-service-in-cyprus

UNFICYP marks 60 years in the service of peace in Cyprus. On 4 March 1964, the United Nations Security Council mandated the establishment of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP). ...

13. UN envoy Holguin's imminent return to Cyprus on March 11-12

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-envoy-holguin-s-imminent-return-to-cyprus-on-march-11-12

UN Secretary-General's personal envoy on Cyprus, Maria Angela Holguin Cuellar, is scheduled to return to Cyprus around March 11 or 12, as per sources from the Cyprus News Agency (CNA)....

14. German President concludes historic state visit (a rundown with images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-president-concludes-historic-state-visit-a-rundown-with-images

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier embarked on a significant state visit to Cyprus, marking a historic milestone in bilateral relations. During his visit, President Steinmeier engaged in a range of activities aimed at strengthening ties and addressing critical issues....

15. T/C's want incentives from G/C's to return to talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/t-c-s-want-incentives-from-g-c-s-to-return-to-talks

''I personally think there is flexibility in the positions expressed by the Turkish side" says British High Commissioner Irfan Siddiq, explaining that "they want to have the right to talk about a separate state...''...

16. Cuellar's peacekeeping quest faces tough terrain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cuellar-s-peacekeeping-quest-faces-tough-terrain

Shortly after 9 am, the United Nations' fresh face, Maria-Angela Olguín Cuellar, descended upon the Presidential Palace, embarking on her inaugural rendezvous with President Christodoulides....

17. UN envoy's Cyprus mission hits roadblocks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-envoy-s-cyprus-mission-hits-roadblocks

Maria Angela Holguin Cuellar, the personal envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General for Cyprus, commenced her visit to Cyprus on Monday morning with a meeting with Colin Stewart, Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus....

18. UN's new special envoy heads to Cyprus in early February

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-s-new-special-envoy-heads-to-cyprus-in-early-february

Unless something unexpected happens, Maria-Angela Kouegiar is expected to arrive in Cyprus in the first ten days of February after the formal renewal of the mandate of the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) by the Security Council (SC) of the organization on January 30....

19. UN Chief expresses concern over deepening divide in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-chief-expresses-concern-over-deepening-divide-in-cyprus

''It becomes clearer with every passing year that the divide between the sides is growing, gradually eroding the prospects of finding a mutually acceptable political settlement''...

20. UN envoy raises alarm on buffer zone militarization

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-envoy-raises-alarm-on-buffer-zone-militarization

Colin Stewart, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in Cyprus and Head of UNFICYP, expressed concern over the increase of militarisation along the buffer zone and said the UN Secretary-General’s report on the peacekeeping mission in Cyprus reflects these concerns....

21. UN Security Council to renew peacekeeping force mandate in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-security-council-to-renew-peacekeeping-force-mandate-in-cyprus

The year 2024 inaugurates a formal series of UN procedures related to Cyprus and simultaneously locks in the arrival of the new Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Cyprus....

22. Tensions rise yet again in buffer zone amidst UN envoy delay

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tensions-rise-yet-again-in-buffer-zone-amidst-un-envoy-delay

Amid the delayed appointment of the UN Secretary General's envoy to the Cyprus problem, the occupation regime persists in targeted maneuvers to sow tension within the buffer zone. ...

23. Nicosia takes measures as status quo violation escalates in Agios Dometios

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-takes-measures-as-status-quo-violation-escalates-in-agios-dometios

What began last Monday, inside the buffer zone in Agios Dometios with the installation of a camera in an abandoned house, continued on Wednesday with the presence of Turkish military forces....

24. Turkish soldiers shout and curse in wake of Agios Dometios incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-soldiers-shout-and-curse-in-wake-of-agios-dometios-incident

The mayor of Agios Dometios, Mr. Kostas Petrou, spoke to 24news about the serious incident involving the violation of the buffer zone by the Turkish army on Monday afternoon (27/11)....

25. First Pyla, now Agios Dometios

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-pyla-now-agios-dometios

The actions of the occupation authorities within the buffer zone appear to be following a pattern, aiming to challenge the status quo and create a fait accompli. ...

26. Turkish forces' antenna installation in Agios Demetios draws criticism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-forces-antenna-installation-in-agios-demetios-draws-criticism

Government Spokesman Konstantinos Letymbiotis on Monday described the latest action of the Turkish occupying forces, regarding the installation of a rotating camera and an antenna on an uninhabited house in the buffer zone, in the area of Agios Dometios in Nicosia, as a “serious ongoing violation of the buffer zone”. ...

27. Babies among 12 dead in Israel-Hamas fuel dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/babies-among-12-dead-in-israel-hamas-fuel-dispute

Hamas has denied refusing an offer of fuel from Israel for Gaza's biggest hospital, which the World Health Organisation says is "not functioning" due to bombing and gunfire....

28. Cyprus considers UN-Led humanitarian aid channel to Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-considers-un-led-humanitarian-aid-channel-to-gaza

The possibility of humanitarian aid going directly from Cyprus to Gaza and being received by UN personnel is currently under consideration, Government Spokesperson Konstantinos Letymbiotis said on Wednesday, following the meeting between UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, and President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nikos Christodoulides, at the Presidential Palace....

29. Top UN official to meet Cyprus President and Turkish Cypriot Leader

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/top-un-official-to-meet-cyprus-president-and-turkish-cypriot-leader

UN Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix Lacroix arrives in Cyprus at noon Wednesday for a three day visit and is scheduled to hold separate meetings in the afternoon with Cyprus President, Nikos Christodoulides, at the Presidential Palace at 1530 and with Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar in the Turkish occupied areas of the island at 1700....

30. Nicosia's silence on Turkish response to UN envoy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-s-silence-on-turkish-response-to-un-envoy

Nicosia has no information on whether the Turkish side has responded to the UN on the appointment of an envoy by the UN Secretary-General, Government Spokesperson Konstantinos Letymbiotis said on Tuesday, noting that during his meeting on Wednesday in Nicosia with UN Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, President Nikos Christodoulides, will discuss, apart from the issue of Pyla, the ongoing efforts to resume negotiations on the Cyprus problem from where they have been interrupted....

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