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21 November, 2019
 

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1. 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...

2. Pachyammos bombsite dug up 55 years later

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pachyammos-bombsite-dug-up

Experts in the Republic of Cyprus exhumed human remains in the northwest some 55 years after Turkish planes bombed a Greek Cypriot stronghold in Pachyammos...

3. Cypriot FM bets on economic diplomacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-foreign-minister-bets-on-economic-diplomacy

Economic diplomacy is indispensable, Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Christodoulides said on Wednesday, adding the Foreign Ministry has elevated economic diplomacy to one of its top priorities...

4. Turkey criticized over Syria offensive during EP debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-criticized-over-syria-offensive-during-ep-debate

Turkey was heavily criticized on Wednesday for its military operation in north-east Syria, during a debate at the European Parliament plenary, in Strasbourg, while a relevant resolution is expected to be adopted on Thursday....

5. 'Flextension' thrown in the mix

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flextension-thrown-in-the-mix

European Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday that he would recommend that the 27 other member states of the European Union approve a delay of Britain’s departure date following Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to put the Brexit deal on hold...

6. UN envoy to return to Cyprus in November

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-envoy-to-return-to-cyprus-in-november

UN envoy Jane Holl Lute will return to Cyprus in November to prepare the ground for a meeting between United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, the Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and the Turkish-Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci at the end of the same month....

7. Turkey likens Syria push to Cyprus intervention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-likens-syria-push-to-cyprus-intervention

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey's military offensive into northeast Syria is as "vital" to Turkey as its 1974 military intervention in Cyprus, which split the island in two....

8. Egypt, Cyprus, Greece condemn gas exploration by Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/egypt-cyprus-greece-condemn-gas-exploration-by-turkey

Egypt, Cyprus, and Greece are condemning an "unlawful and unacceptable" bid by Turkey to drill inside waters where Cyprus has exclusive economic rights....

9. Sharp increase in migrant arrivals in past 5 months, says minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sharp-increase-in-migrant-arrivals-in-past-5-months-says-minister

Greece's migration minister said Wednesday there was a 200 percent jump in the number of migrants and refugees who have reached Greek shores in the last five months....

10. Woman slams Cyprus after mom’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-slams-cyprus-after-mom-s-death

A petition online is calling on insurance companies to recognize the north as a legal entity, following a British woman’s death in Cyprus and her daughter’s ordeal trying to cut through red tape between the two divided communities...

11. Cyprus among Juncker’s big regrets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-among-juncker-s-big-regrets

The failure to reunify Cyprus while in office has been one of Jean Claude Juncker’s big regrets, the European Commission President told the Augsburger Allgemeine newspaper in an interview...

12. Safeguards against climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/safeguards-against-climate-change

Climate change has become the main concern of the younger generations, and it seems it is the main issue that can spur them into action. The great majority of young people used to be strangers to politics and protest. Now politics is entering their lives as they realize that the decisions of those who rule the world, whether it is politicians or corporations, will decide their own future. ...

13. Trump impeachment inquiry begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-impeachment-inquiry-begins

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday launched a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, accusing him of seeking foreign help to smear Democratic rival Joe Biden ahead of next year’s election...

14. Israel's Netanyahu fights for record fifth term

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-s-netanyahu-fights-for-record-fifth-term-in-do-over-election

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a battle for political survival in a closely fought election on Tuesday that could end his 10-year domination of national politics. ...

15. US ambassador cautions Nicosia over 5G

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/us-ambassador-cautions-nicosia-over-5g

Nicosia is feeling the pressure over 5G technology as the Republic is caught in an international tech war between superpowers, only months away from state-owned Cyta making a move to upgrade its network...

16. Saudi minister makes historic visit to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/saudi-minister-makes-historic-visit-to-cyprus

Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia, Ibrahim Bin Abdulaziz Al–Assaf, paid an official visit to Cyprus on Wednesday, the first ever in the history of diplomatic relations between the two countries...

17. Johnson again bids for snap poll as Brexit delay bill to become law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-again-bids-for-snap-poll-as-brexit-delay-bill-to-become-law

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will try for a second time on Monday to call a snap election, but is set to be thwarted once more by opposition lawmakers who want to ensure he cannot take Britain out of the European Union without a divorce agreement. With no majority in parliament, which is determined to prevent what many businesses fear would be a calamitous way to quit the EU, Johnson wants to hold an election to keep his promise of leaving by Oct. 31, with or without an agreement. ...

18. Johnson demands October 15 election after defeat over Brexit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-demands-october-15-election-after-defeat-over-brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday demanded an Oct. 15 snap election after lawmakers seeking to prevent a no-deal Brexit dealt him a humiliating defeat in parliament which he cast as an attempt to surrender to the European Union...

19. Medical cannabis law back to the drawing board

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cannabis-law-back-to-the-drawing-board

The period for public discussion on a state-sponsored medical cannabis amendment has expired, with the House getting ready for a new debate on which doctors and how much they could prescribe to their patients...

20. Lute holds follow-up meetings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lute-holds-follow-up-meetings

A UN effort on Sunday to sound out the two Cypriot leaders in a possible way forward in resuming peace talks is set to continue Monday with the follow-up meetings...

21. 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...

22. US congresswoman on a money trail to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-congresswoman-on-a-money-trail-to-cyprus

A US Congress delegation is set to visit Cyprus to hold meetings on financial matters, led by Chairwoman Maxine Waters who vowed earlier this year to conduct oversight hearings into financial dealings of the US president...

23. Greek PM in charm offensive aiming to ease primary surplus targets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-in-charm-offensive-aiming-to-ease-primary-surplus-targets

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is planning a series of trips abroad toward the end of this month and next, hoping to convince Greece’s creditors of the recently elected government’s commitment to reforms and to lay the groundwork for reducing demanding primary surplus targets agreed under the country’s post-bailout agreement....

24. Substantive debate and ministers who listen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/substantive-debate-and-ministers-who-listen

All of the participants on the Committee for Public Administration need to be applauded for the outcome. The former minister of administrative reform in the SYRIZA government, Mariliza Xenogiannakopoulou, publicly lauded the stance of State Minister George Gerapetritis, stressing that he showed a very creative and positive mood. ...

25. Stella Kyriakidou: Climate change and gender equality a priority for the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stella-kyriakidou-climate-change-and-gender-equality-a-priority-for-the-eu

There have been many who have questioned the EU because of the economic crisis that has emerged in recent years. Today we are coming out of this crisis and we realize that the EU still has a lot to offer....

26. Message not received, over!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/message-not-received-over

The upcoming Anastasiades-Akinci meeting on Friday will be extremely important for the future of the Cyprus settlement process, and this is what FinMin Christodoulides told RIK News on Thursday...

27. Boris Johnson named British PM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-johnson-named-british-pm

Boris Johnson has been elected as a leader of Britain’s governing Conservative Party and the next prime minister, tasked with following through on his “do or die” pledge to deliver Brexit in just over three months time....

28. Still surrounded 45 years later

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/still-surrounded-45-years-later

We are living through a series Waterloo battles with the government pretending not to know about it and delusional politics obviously taking its toll...

29. Recovering lost ground

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/recovering-lost-ground

The government that has just taken power in Greece is different to what we are accustomed to and close to what a big chunk of the population is eager to see. The center-right administration appears well-prepared. The comparison is not only being made with SYRIZA, which was completely unprepared when it took over at a crucial period in 2015, but also with other supposedly experienced administrations before them. That said, in politics plans can be undone by unforeseen events. ...

30. The extent of betrayal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-extent-of-betrayal

Forty-five whole years later and the image of dead bodies stacked onto a semi-trailer dump cart with watermelons has stuck with me, tormenting me every single time that the hot Cypriot sun splits July in two...

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