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16 June, 2024
 

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1. 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....

2. 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,...

3. UN's silent visit leaves Cyprus guessing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/un-s-silent-visit-leaves-cyprus-guessing

Maria Angela Olguín Cuellar kept her cards close to her chest, according to the "briefing" from the Presidential Palace......

4. Government disputes UK High Commissioner's call for incentives in Cyprus talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-disputes-uk-high-commissioner-s-call-for-incentives-in-cyprus-talks

The Cypriot Government does not accept the position expressed by British High Commissioner Irfan Siddique that the Turkish Cypriots want incentives for the resumption of talks....

5. 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. ...

6. 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”. ...

7. UN Peacekeeping Force asserts continued use of Ledra Palace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-peacekeeping-force-asserts-continued-use-of-ledra-palace

The UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) has reaffirmed its commitment to maintain control of Ledra Palace, a historic hotel located in the Nicosia buffer zone, dismissing speculations about its return to the Church of Cyprus....

8. Pyla's road construction issue stirs debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pyla-s-road-construction-issue-stirs-debate

The talk about building a road from Arsos (Larnaca) to Pyla is causing a stir among the occupation authorities, UNFICYP, and local authorities....

9. UN monitors Pyla situation, ready to halt unauthorized construction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-monitors-pyla-situation-ready-to-halt-unauthorized-construction

There is no change in the situation in Pyla on Monday, UNFICYP told CNA, adding the Force is monitoring the situation in the area and will take action to stop any unauthorized resumption of construction....

10. UN Peacekeepers hospitalized after assault in Pyla buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-peacekeepers-hospitalized-after-assault-in-pyla-buffer-zone

Three UN peacekeepers are being treated in hospital after an assault within the buffer zone near Pyla by personnel of the Turkish Cypriot side earlier in the day....

11. UNFICYP responds to allegations of farmland transfer in UN buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-responds-to-allegations-of-farmland-transfer-in-un-buffer-zone

The UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) has rejected allegations related to Greek Cypriot farmland inside the UN buffer zone in the Denia area as "false and misleading", its spokesperson, Aleem Siddique, has said....

12. Locals near buffer zone puzzled over circling plane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-near-buffer-zone-puzzled-over-circling-plane

Two Turkish airplane sightings flying over local areas were reported Thursday by Greek Cypriots near the buffer zone in rural locations outside the divided capital, with UN officials saying they are looking into the incident...

13. UNFICYP fails to stop illegal activities in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-fails-to-stop-illegal-activities-in-buffer-zone

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Cyprus has expressed serious concern over the United Nations Peacekeeping Force's (UNFICYP) failure to stop illegal activities taking place in a stadium located in the buffer zone in Nicosia, despite repeated representations by the ministry....

14. Turkish daily's report on Stewart's statements are 'false and baseless'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-daily-s-report-on-stewart-s-statements-are-false-and-baseless

Everything included in the Turkish Cypriot press article is wrong and unfounded allegations which we absolutely do not confirm, UN spokesperson in Cyprus Aleem Siddique told CNA, asked about YENİDÜZEN's article on what the UN Secretary General's Special Representative in Cyprus, Colin Stewart, had said during a meeting in New York. ...

15. UN intervenes when Turkish soldiers move towards farmer in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-intervenes-when-turkish-soldiers-move-towards-farmer-in-buffer-zone

Turkish soldiers were mobilized on Tuesday, in the Astromeritis area, west of the capital Nicosia, in the sight of a Greek Cypriot farmer who went to the Buffer Zone to do work, related to his agricultural activity in the area. ...

16. Greek Cypriots feel left out of UN buffer zone decision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-feel-left-out-of-un-buffer-zone-decision

A recent decision by UN Peacekeepers in Cyprus to okay the launch of renovation work on a Turkish Cypriot football pitch in the buffer zone has angered Greek Cypriots, who view the process as an effort by the north to score a point against the south...

17. UN forces told to recognize 'TRNC' or leave

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-forces-told-to-recognize-trnc-or-leave

According to today's front page of the Turkish daily Hurriyet, 'officials' in the occupied north of Cyprus are requesting that peacekeeping personnel leave their UN installations if they do not recognize the TRNC state....

18. Women to be given full, equal and meaningful role in settlement of Cyprus problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/women-to-be-given-full-equal-and-meaningful-role-in-settlement-of-cyprus-problem

The two leaders, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar, have agreed on an action plan to ensure women’s full, equal and meaningful participation in the settlement process of the Cyprus problem, the United Nations Spokesperson in Cyprus, Aleem Siddique, said in an announcement on Wednesday....

19. Greek Cypriots say soldiers drew guns in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-say-soldiers-drew-guns-in-buffer-zone

UN officials in ethnically-divided Cyprus say an incident in the buffer zone was resolved peacefully, with local media reporting a Greek Cypriot farmer was asked by armed Turkish soldiers to leave the area...

20. UN calls on Turkish Cypriot side to clarify checkpoints situation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-calls-on-turkish-cypriot-side-to-clarify-checkpoints-situation

The United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) on Wednesday expressed concern over the “ongoing disruption” faced by residents of both sides of the island as a result of checkpoints remaining only partially open for specific groups....

21. UNFICYP ready to facilitate discussions for easing of restrictions at checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-ready-to-facilitate-discussions-for-easing-of-restrictions-at-checkpoints

UNFICYP said Thursday it stands ready to “facilitate and support” disscussions between the two sides of the divided island once efforts begin for the easing of restrictions at crossing points....

22. UNFICYP urges cooperation in addressing coronavirus emergency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-urges-cooperation-in-addressing-coronavirus-emergency

UNFICYP called on the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot sides to maintain communication and cooperation in addressing the coronavirus health emergency, and expressed its readiness to assist toward this end....

23. Government ups the ante on Spiftire impasse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-ups-the-ante-on-spiftire-impasse

The Republic of Cyprus has already decided on measures to be taken in the event that the UN fails to resolve the Spitfire Café impasse between the Nicosia Municipality and the Turkish military....

24. North cries foul over Spitfire operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-cries-foul-over-spitfire-operation

Turkish Cypriot officials in north Nicosia are accusing city crew maintenance in the south of sneaking into the buffer and stealing a number of items with UNFICYP weighing in and calling on involved parties to back away from the iconic Spitfire Cafe...

25. World’s last divided capital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-s-last-divided-capital

As the world commemorates 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the bullet-riddled sandstone walls of abandoned, crumbling homes and concrete machine gun nests dotting Cyprus' no man's land serve as a jarring reminder of another divided capital — the world's last — on Europe's southeastern frontier...

26. 'No reason to panic' over stray missile

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-chemicals-on-stray-missile-in-cyprus

Turkish Cypriot officials confirmed Monday that they believe a part of a Russian-made S200 missile reached Cyprus early morning and caused multiple explosions, while a team of Turkish experts is traveling to the island to conduct tests...

27. Leaders hold informal meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/leaders-to-hold-informal-meeting

28. UNFICYP welcomes new force commander

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-welcomes-new-force-commander

29. Farmers turned away from buffer zone again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-buffer-zone-saga-continues

Turkish Cypriot officials are dismissing reports in the south that said Greek Cypriot farmers were harassed by armed soldiers in the buffer zone last week...

30. Farmers cry foul in the buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farmers-cry-foul-in-the-buffer-zone

Media reports in the south say a number of Greek Cypriot farmers have been provoked by Turkish military presence in the buffer zone in Denia, while details remain unclear over the incidents...

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