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08 February, 2023
 

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1. Many countries stepping up as death toll continues to rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/many-countries-stepping-up-as-death-toll-continues-to-rise

The EU has mobilized 27 search and rescue teams from 19 European countries, the European Commissioner for Crisis Management stated in a tweet on Tuesday....

2. Turkey refuses Cyprus' offer for assistance and aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-refuses-cyprus-offer-for-assistance-and-aid

Turkey has refused the offer by the Republic of Cyprus to send a rescue team to help with post-earthquake efforts, according to the Director General of the Cypriot Ministry of Foreign Affairs Kornelios S. Korneliou....

3. Greek rescuers in Turkey helping to free a 7-year old girl

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-rescuers-in-turkey-helping-to-free-a-7-year-old-girl

Greek rescuers are assisting in an operation to free a 7-year-old girl from the rubble of her home in the Turkish city of Iskenderun, in Hatay province....

4. Limassol kids send message of hope to T/C counterparts believed trapped in rubble

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-kids-send-message-of-hope-to-t-c-counterparts-believed-trapped-in-rubble

A group of year 5 students at the Ayios Antonios Dimotiko in Limassol banded together today to send a message of hope to Turkish Cypriot students still believed to be buried beneath the rubble of their hotel in Turkey that was brought down by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake in the early hours of Monday morning, February 6....

5. Woman dies after giving birth under earthquake rubble in Syria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-dies-after-giving-birth-under-earthquake-rubble-in-syria

As rescue teams, including Greeks, continue to fight a superhuman battle to find those trapped under the debris, there are so many shocking stories that have been documented after the earthquake in Turkey and Syria left thousands dead....

6. Police name suspect in Nicosia deadly ambush

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-name-suspect-in-nicosia-deadly-ambush

Cyprus police have published a photo of a suspect following Sunday’s deadly car ambush in Nicosia, where a Syrian man was shot in the head, but there were more questions than answers after additional details emerged...

7. Fate of some Turkish Cypriot students unknown after quake

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-students-cheat-death-as-turkey-mourns

Two dozen Turkish Cypriot students were all going back home after being pulled to safety in Adiyaman, hours following a deadly earthquake that left many dead in Turkey and Syria, but reports said the fate of additional pupils from the island believed to be in the rubble remained unknown...

8. Turkey - Syria: New 7.7 magnitude earthquake - Also felt in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-syria-new-7-7-magnitude-earthquake-also-felt-in-cyprus

According to the Euro-Mediterranean Institute, a new earthquake with a magnitude of 7.7 was recently felt in Turkey. According to Syrian state media, it was also felt in Damascus....

9. Deadly earthquake in Turkey, Syria felt in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-earthquake-in-turkey-syria-felt-in-cyprus

A major earthquake of magnitude 7.9 struck central Turkey and northwest Syria on Monday, killing scores of people and injuring hundreds as buildings collapsed, and triggering searches across the snowy region for survivors trapped in rubble...

10. Man dies in late night car ambush in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-dies-in-late-night-car-ambush-in-nicosia

Nicosia police are investigating a murder that took place Sunday night in a downtown area, after a young man was shot in the head in a car ambush...

11. US government moving ahead with intention to sell F-16's to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/us-government-moving-ahead-with-intention-to-sell-f-16-s-to-turkey

The Biden administration is moving ahead with its intention to supply Turkey with 40 new F-16 fighter jets and upgrade 80 of the country’s older ones....

12. Erdogan accused of inciting conflict to stay in power

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-accused-of-inciting-conflict-to-stay-in-power

The authoritarianism of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as well as his stance with regard to Sweden and Finland’s NATO application, is drawing the ire of an increasing number of international media....

13. First group of asylum seekers relocated to Germany from Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-group-of-asylum-seekers-relocated-to-germany-from-cyprus

Repatriation flights from Cyprus to Germany and France began at the end of December as part of the EU's support policy for Nicosia in the refugee crisis. ...

14. Cavusoglu travels to US amid troubled ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-to-travel-to-us-amid-troubled-ties

Turkey and the United States will aim to smooth out a series of disagreements between the NATO allies when the Turkish foreign minister visits Washington this week. But expectations that outstanding issues can be resolved are low....

15. 330,000 migrants attempted to enter the EU last year, highest since 2016

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/330-000-migrants-attempted-to-enter-the-eu-last-year-highest-since-2016

The number of attempts by migrants to enter the European Union without authorization reached around 330,000 last year, the highest number since 2016, the EU’s border and coast guard agency said Friday....

16. Cyprus is in the midst of the new 'Narcos'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-is-in-the-midst of-the-new-narcos

Since December 20, cannabis has been washing up on the shores of free and occupied Famagusta, specifically over 100 kilos of packaged Indian hemp were collected by police....

17. Turkish asylum applications in Germany increased by 216%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-asylum-applications-in-germany-increased-by-216

A total of 20,802 asylum applications from Turkish nationals were received by authorities in Germany in the first 11 months of 2022, marking a significant increase compared to 7,873 applications filed under the same purpose during the same period in 2021....

18. Paphos Mayor honored at AUB Founder's Day celebration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-mayor-honored-at-aub-founder-s-day-celebration

On December 5, 2022, the American University of Beirut (AUB) in Beirut, Lebanon, celebrated Founders Day, an annual event in which the university community gathers to pay tribute to,...

19. Brothers sentenced in cottage killings in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brothers-sentenced-in-cottage-killings-in-limassol

Two Syrian brothers in Cyprus have been sentenced in the cottage killings of two Russian women, who were suspected of possibly being victims of sex trafficking, after prosecutors withdrew premeditated murder charges to avoid a mistrial...

20. More migrant arrivals off Cavo Greco

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-migrant-arrivals-off-cavo-greco

Police arrested an 18-year-old man yesterday to facilitate investigations into the arrival of a boat in the sea area of Famagusta, in which 10 people were on board....

21. Anastasiades' last hurrah

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-last-hurrah

President Anastasiades is on his final diplomatic tour in the region before the end of his term, beginning with multilateral contacts in Egypt, where he has been since last Sunday in the framework of COP-27. ...

22. Officers probed after arrests in Paphos migration unit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-probed-after-arrests-in-paphos-migration-unit

Police union officials are crying foul over an independent inquiry that has been launched to investigate a complaint following the arrest of a Syrian family last week at a district migration office in Paphos...

23. Ten prison suspensions as police probe inmate’s murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ten-prison-suspensions-as-cyprus-police-probe-inmate-s-murder

Ten guards and employees of Nicosia’s central prison have been suspended as police investigate the murder of a Turkish Cypriot inmate, with many details emerging but not adding up as suspects already in custody were thought to be friendly with the victim...

24. More people continue to seek asylum in the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-people-continue-to-seek-asylum-in-the-eu

A total of 66,545 first-time asylum applications for international protections were filed by non-EU citizens in the European states in July – 265 more than in the previous months, scoring an increase of 0.4 percent....

25. Refugees jailed after altercation at migration office

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-jailed-after-altercation-at-migration-office

A handful of Syrian refugees have been arrested at the migration office in Paphos, where police say the suspects became aggressive towards officers after they were told they could not file an application without an appointment...

26. Young man gets 16 years in Ayia Napa rapes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-man-gets-16-years-in-ayia-napa-rapes

A young man will spend the next 16 years in prison after a criminal court found him guilty of raping three women in Ayia Napa just before summer 2022...

27. Lesser charges in cottage murders after plea bargain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lesser-charges-in-cottage-murders-after-plea-bargain

The trial in the deaths of two Russian women feared to have been possible victims of sex trafficking in Cyprus ended abruptly this week, with the defense cutting a deal with prosecutors who pursued manslaughter after reports suggested the murder motive would not hold up in court...

28. Man dies after unexplained car crash in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-dies-after-unexplained-car-crash-in-larnaca

A rear seat passenger involved in an unexplained road accident in Larnaca over the weekend succumbed to his injuries on Sunday night, with police saying they were still investigating the incident...

29. Men arrested after bride kidnapping goes awry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/men-arrested-after-bride-kidnapping-goes-awry

Three men have been arrested on breaking and entering charges following a failed attempt to steal a young female from the household who secretly got hitched to her beau without dad’s blessing...

30. Nouris: EU should sanction countries that instrumentalize migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-eu-should-sanction-countries-that-instrumentalize-migration

The EU should have concrete sanctions in place when there is proof that migrants are being instrumentalized, as in the case of Cyprus, Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said....

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