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1. Guterres committed to explore possibility to convene five-party meeting on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-secretary-general-committed-to-explore-possibility-to-convene-informal-five-party-meeting-on-cyprus

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Monday that he committed to explore with the President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci and the guarantor powers the possibility to convene an informal five party meeting on Cyprus “at an appropriate stage”, following an informal dinner in Berlin attended by both leaders. ...

2. Cyprus President saddened over latest statements by Turkish FM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-saddened-over-latest-statements-by-turkish-fm

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades said on Monday that he was saddened to hear about the latest statements by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, noting that “they convey in essence the message that the Turkish side is not returning to the negotiating table if the requirements it is putting forward are not met.”...

3. President stresses political determination ahead of Berlin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-stresses-political-determination-ahead-of-berlin-as-nicosia-condemns-ankara-s-new-drilling-attempt

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades stressed on Friday his determination and political will to attend a meeting in Berlin, later this month, with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, in a positive and creative spirit, aiming to conclude the terms of reference “whatever the Turkish intentions are.”...

4. 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...

5. Lute to return to Cyprus ahead of Berlin leaders' meeting with the UNSG

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lute-to-return-to-cyprus-ahead-of-berlin-leaders-meeting-with-the-unsg

In mid-November, the UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Cyprus, Jane Holl Lute will be in Cyprus to prepare for the meeting of the leaders with the SG in Berlin....

6. UN diplomat expresses concern over uncertainty for the resumption of negotations on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-diplomat-expresses-concern-over-uncertainty-for-the-resumption-of-negotations-on-cyprus

The UN Secretary General’s Special Representative and head of the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) Elizabeth Spehar has said that uncertainty regarding the prospects for the resumption of the negotiations aiming to solve the Cyprus problem remains a concern, adding that “these are crucial times both on the island and in the region.”...

7. Greek golden visa system in a bind

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-golden-visa-system-in-a-bind

Greece’s Golden Visa program, offering five-year residence permits to non-European Union citizens who invest at least 250,000 euros in local property, appears to have become a victim of its own success...

8. Nicosia uses all legal, political and diplomatic means at its disposal to face Turkey's new provocations, spokesman says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-uses-all-legal-political-and-diplomatic-means-at-its-disposal-to-face-turkey-s-new-provocations-spokesman-says

The Republic of Cyprus uses all the legal, political and diplomatic means at its disposal to address new Turkish provocations in Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone, Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou said on Friday, following the meeting of the National Council under Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades....

9. UK deplores any drilling in the waters close to Cyprus, supports Cyprus' right to extract oils

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-deplores-any-drilling-in-the-waters-close-to-cyprus-supports-cyprus-right-to-extract-oils

Britain deplores any drilling in the waters close to Cyprus and supports Cyprus’ right to extract oils in its Exclusive Economic Zone, British Minister for Europe Christopher Pincher, said on Friday, adding at the same time that the oil wealth should be extracted for the benefit of all Cypriots on the island of Cyprus....

10. Nicosia monitors closely the course of Turkish drill-ship «Yavuz» in Cyprus EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-monitors-closely-the-course-of-turkish-drill-ship-yavuz-in-cyprus-eez

Nicosia monitors closely the course of Turkish drill-ship “Yavuz” within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the Republic of Cyprus awaiting further developments....

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. ''I cannot go to a conference again like I did last time''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/i-cannot-go-to-a-conference-again-like-i-did-last-time

Nicosia looks forward to Friday’s meeting between the President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades and the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, in the UN headquarters, in New York, in a bid to learn more about the UN Chief’s intentions regarding his next moves on the Cyprus issue. ...

13. 'Forget two states and confederation'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/forget-two-states-and-confederation

Foreign Minister of Cyprus Nicos Christodoulides told on Monday his Turkish counterpart, Mevlut Cavusoglu, that the only Cyprus solution under negotiation is the bizonal bicommunal federation, adding that Nicosia is ready for a results-oriented process, by taking advantage of what was achieved during the last round of talks, in Crans Montana. ...

14. 'We don’t give up hope' after inconclusive effort

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/we-don-t-give-up-hope-after-inconclusive-effort

We don’t give up hope, there is an ongoing process said the President of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, after attending an informal social gathering on Friday with the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci and UN envoy Jane Holl Lute, in the United Nations Protected Area, in Nicosia ...

15. Singing from the same hymn sheet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/singing-from-the-same-hymn-sheet

I feel that the success of the New Democracy administration will largely depend on Premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ ability to strike a balance between the two camps...

16. Waters’ summer mission reaches Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/waters-summer-mission-reaches-cyprus

California Congresswoman Maxine Waters is on summer recess trip to Europe with a US special delegation on a mission meeting with officials in Switzerland and Cyprus...

17. President Anastasiades aims at a creative meeting with Akinci, Spokesman says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-anastasiades-aims-at-a-creative-meeting-with-akinci-spokesman-says

The President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades aims at a creative meeting with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, on Friday, in a bid to create the necessary conditions for the resumption of settlement talks, Prodromos Prodromou said on Monday....

18. Foreign Ministers of Cyprus and Egypt to meet in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-ministers-of-cyprus-and-egypt-to-meet-in-nicosia

Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Christodoulides and his Egytian counterpart, Sameh Shoukry will meet in Nicosia on Wednesday with the latter paying a one-day working visit to the island....

19. Defence Ministers of Cyprus and Greece to discuss Turkish provocations on Friday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defence-ministers-of-cyprus-and-greece-to-discuss-turkish-provocations-on-friday

The Ministers of Defence of Cyprus and Greece, Savvas Angelides and Nikos Panagiotopoulos, will discuss about the Turkish provocations in Cyprus` Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and territorial waters during the official talks they will have on Friday in Nicosia. Panagiotopoulos will also represent the Greek government at the events organized on the occasion of the anniversary of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus, that took place on July 20, 1974....

20. President's response to Akinci's proposal being drafted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-s-response-to-akinci-s-proposal-being-drafted

Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades` response to the proposal of Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci on the co-management of the natural resources is already being drafted, a government source has told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA). Anastasiades` response will be sent to Akinci as well as to the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres and the EU officials to which Akinci`s proposal was also delivered....

21. The new government, image and symbolism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-new-government-image-and-symbolism

The first indications from the new government are sending out all the right signals. Tuesday’s handover ceremonies at the ministries confirmed a return to normalcy, after a decade-long crisis that painfully divided the country. Both sides should be given credit for the civilized political discourse that prevailed during the change of guard. It is hoped that this spirit will continue during the debates that are expected to take place in Parliament, not only in the sense of a more sophisticated rhetoric, but also, hopefully, in the approval of some government bills by the new main opposition....

22. UNFICYP mandate extended for another six months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-mandate-extended-for-another-six-months

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has recommended that the Security Council extends UNFICYP’s mandate until January 31, 2020 in recognition of its continued contribution to the maintenance of peace and stability. ...

23. Swiss FM to convey message to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/swiss-fm-to-convey-message-to-turkey

Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides and his Swiss counterpart Ignazio Cassis who is visiting Cyprus discussed on Tuesday the latest developments on the Cyprus issue and the Turkish provocations in Cyprus' EEZ. ...

24. President intends to meet Spehar ahead of the UNSC consultations on UNFICYP

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-intends-to-meet-spehar-ahead-of-the-unsc-consultations-on-unficyp

Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, intends to have a meeting and discuss with the UN Secretary General’s Special Representative and head of the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) Elizabeth Spehar, prior to her departure for New York, where she will brief the UN Security Council on July 19, ahead of the adoption of the resolution for the renewal of UNFICYP’s mandate on July 30, CNA has learned....

25. North gears up for mobile link-up with south

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-gears-up-for-mobile-link-up

Turkish Cypriots are gearing up ahead of a much-awaited linkage of cellular networks between north and south, which could bring down costs considerably for local users...

26. Nicosia expects UN to maintain position on Varosha based on Security Council decisions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-expects-un-to-maintain-position-on-varosha-based-on-security-council-decisions

The government said on Friday that it expected from the UN to maintain their long-standing position with regard to the ghost-town of Famagusta, that is consistent with the UN Security Council decisions which are explicit and are now blatantly violated through the announcement made in the Turkish occupied areas of Cyprus...

27. Cyprus to carry out 8 drillings in the next 24 months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-carry-out-eight-drillings-in-its-eez-in-the-next-24-months-energy-minister-announces

Energy Minister Yiorgos Lakkotrypis announced on Tuesday that Cyprus is planning to carry out eight drillings in its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), during the next 24 months....

28. EU regulators fine five banks 1.07 billion euros for forex rigging

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/eu-regulators-fine-five-banks-1-07-billion-euros-for-forex-rigging

29. Coca Cola heir Alki David arrested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coca-cola-heir-alki-david-arrested

30. Pantelides - Sözen‏: Swiss governance model instead of bizonal federation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pantelides-sozen‏-swiss-governance-model-instead-of-bizonal-federation
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