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29 June, 2022
 

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1. EastMed feasibility study hindered due to Turkey's harassment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eastmed-feasibility-study-hindered-due-to-turkey-s-harassment

The commercial viability study of the EastMed pipeline is not proceeding as planned because Turkey is "interfering with the Nautical Geo ship conducting environmental surveys," Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides told the Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs....

2. Nicosia jittery about US demand to ban vessels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-jittery-about-us-demand-to-ban-vessels

The Republic of Cyprus reportedly has concerns over a US request to ban vessels transporting Russian oil, with the small island but major maritime player feeling pressure as Washington leads a G7 effort to sharply reduce Russian oil revenue...

3. Commando very critical after helicopter jump

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commando-very-critical-after-helicopter-jump

A paratrooper in the Republic of Cyprus is on life support following an accident at sea, with the defense ministry calling for an investigation after reports suggested the private jumped incorrectly from a helicopter into water...

4. Seniors in Cyprus remain skeptical of fourth shot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seniors-in-cyprus-remain-skeptical-of-fourth-shot

A spectacularly small number of people over 60 got their fourth COVID jab so far in the Republic of Cyprus, with the health ministry contemplating to lower the age threshold at a time while medical experts advocating for the vaccine are jumping ship on the immunity debate...

5. Lack of trust on both sides a 'fundamental issue'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lack-of-trust-on-both-sides-a-fundamental-issue

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades and the UN Secretary General’s Special Representative in Cyprus Colin Stewart discussed today the need to build trust among people as a foundation for finding some way to move forward on the political process with regard to the Cyprus problem....

6. President formally appoints new Labour Minister, deputy Minister and director of his office

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-formally-appoints-new-labour-minister-deputy-minister-and-director-of-his-office

The appointment ceremony of the new Minister of Labour and Social Insurance Kyriacos Koushos, the new Deputy Minister to the President, Petros Demetriou and the new Director of the President's Office Pantelis Pantelides took place on Monday at the Presidential Palace, in the presence of the President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades....

7. Veil of mystery over Pachyammos excavations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/veil-of-mystery-over-pachyammos-excavations

Greek Cypriot officials were heading back to a bombing site in Pachyammos on Monday to investigate two missing person cases from the 1964 events but reportedly unrelated to Turkish bombardment, as relatives of disappeared persons keep pushing the state for answers...

8. Op-ed: 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....

9. Lawmakers approve private 'green line' armed cops

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawmakers-approve-private-police-along-green-line

The parliament in the Republic of Cyprus has approved legislation allowing the hiring and training of 300 private armed police officers tasked with combating illegal migration along the UN buffer zone, but regulations were still unclear...

10. Turkey to blame for increasing number of migrants in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-to-blame-for-increasing-number-of-migrants-in-cyprus

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said on Thursday that Turkey is the main culprit for the increasing number of migrants to Cyprus....

11. Divided Cyprus scrambles as fire rages in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-cyprus-scrambles-as-fire-rages-in-the-north

Planes over divided Cyprus were fighting another day to put out the Kantara wildfire previously thought to have been under control, with reports overnight saying Turkish Cypriot authorities were evacuating local communities as the flames were spreading westwards...

12. Drug squad chief suspended after warden complaint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-squad-chief-suspended-after-warden-complaint

Lack of clarity continued to rule the day in the Republic of Cyprus following allegations against the drug squad chief, who was suspended from duties on Wednesday after the prison warden accused him of illegal activities...

13. President welcomes Earl and Countess of Wessex

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-welcomes-earl-and-countess-of-wessex

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades received the Earl and Countess of Wessex at the Presidential Palace on Tuesday morning....

14. Suspected sex offender facing trafficking charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspected-sex-offender-facing-trafficking-charges

Police are keeping a tight lid on an arrest in connection with a sex exploitation case after a man was arrested on Sunday on indecent assault and rape charges...

15. Cyprus plays supporting role in LNG arena

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-plays-supporting-role-in-lng-arena

After years of trying to locate and extract natural gas from its EEZ, Cyprus' prospects continue to stagnate due to the current geopolitical conditions, the Cyprus issue, and the fact that the research, although promising, has not yet yielded the large quantities that were found in the EEZ of Egypt and Israel....

16. Κyriacos Koushos takes over as Labour Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriacos-koushos-takes-over-as-labour-minister

Κyriacos Koushos will take over as Minister of Labour and Social Insurance, following the death of Zeta Emilianidou who died on June 6 in hospital after suffering a brain aneurysm. ...

17. Warden alleges illegal activity to undermine her

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prison-warden-alleges-illegal-activity-to-undermine-her

Nicosia Central Prisons Warden Anna Aristotelous is launching a complaint against a high-ranking police official, accusing him of enlisting a convicted informant to seek videos that could be politically harmful to the country’s top corrections officer...

18. And just like that, Cyprus gets its own 'Air Force One'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/and-just-like-that-cyprus-gets-its-own-air-force-one

President Nicos Anastasiades today expressed his sincerest gratitude to Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis for providing Cyprus with its own Presidential aircraft to be used by government officials for authorized trips abroad....

19. Greek PM meets with President Anastasiades in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-meets-with-president-anastasiades-in-cyprus

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Cyprus President Nikos Anastasiades said Friday that international law, strong alliances and the countries’ presence in the EU are what protect against Ankara's rhetoric and provocations....

20. Switzerland to contribute 10 million euros to assist with increasing migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/switzerland-to-contribute-10-million-euros-to-assist-with-increasing-migration

The framework to implement the contribution of Switzerland to Cyprus, estimated at 10 million euros for the needs arising from the increasing migratory flows to the island was examined during a meeting on Thursday between Minister of Interior Nikos Nouris and Switzerland's ambassador to Cyprus, Pierre-Yves Fux....

21. Man’s self-immolation bid foiled outside Migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-s-self-immolation-bid-foiled-outside-migration

Police officers in Nicosia had to intervene when an asylum seeker, who was asking migration staff to hand over his passport, doused himself with gasoline and threatened to set himself on fire...

22. Mavroyiannis open to gas for Turkey before solution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mavroyiannis-open-to-cypriot-gas-for-turkey-before-solution

AKEL-backed independent presidential candidate Andreas Mavroyiannis says Cyprus could sell natural gas to Turkey before a comprehensive solution can be reached on the island, marking a departure from official policy as well as the position of his opponents...

23. Anastasiades: 'Turkey’s positions are the epitome of revisionism'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-turkey-s-positions-are-the-epitome-of-revisionism

Turkey’s stance on Varoshia is the epitome of revisionism, President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades has said when invited to comment on recent statements by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglou....

24. Immigrant arrivals will more than double in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/immigrant-arrivals-will-more-than-double-in-2022

The official data on illegal arrivals in territories controlled by the Republic of Cyprus are alarming. For the first half of 2022, the number of asylum seekers has skyrocketed, compared to 2021, with the current year looking to break a decade's old record....

25. No drama diplomat announces candidacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-drama-diplomat-announces-candidacy

Greek Cypriot chief negotiator Andreas Mavroyiannis announced his candidacy for president in next year’s election in the Republic of Cyprus, saying corruption will remain rampant unless the country is reunited once again into a 'proper state'...

26. Legal chaos after president commutes life sentence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-chaos-after-president-commutes-life-sentence

Critics in the world of justice in Cyprus are crying foul after the President offered clemency to a man whose life sentence early in an Ayia Napa quadruple murder trial made him a credible state witness who helped put away other defendants...

27. Palestinian leader drops by Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abu-mazen-drops-by-nicosia

The Palestinian leader embarked on an official visit to the Republic of Cyprus this week, just days after Washington restored a line of communication with him and while energy talk in the region continues...

28. British rape accuser drags Cyprus to court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-rape-accuser-drags-cyprus-to-court

A British young woman who was cleared of lying about a gang rape in Ayia Napa is taking the Republic of Cyprus to the European Court of Human Rights after police said they would not investigate allegations against Israeli teens...

29. Our Shared Values Shine in Our Support for Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/our-shared-values-shine-in-our-support-for-ukraine

Even before Russia fired the first shots, the United States and European Union member states, including Cyprus, were united in their repudiation of the false pretenses used to initiate the conflict and clear-eyed about the growing danger Ukraine faced...

30. Worker gets arrested after going to hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/worker-gets-arrested-after-going-to-hospital

A construction worker in Limassol who visited the Emergency Room after injuring himself ended up in handcuffs after suspicions were raised over labor law violations...

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