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1. Two shipwrecks off Italy leave 11 dead and 64 missing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-shipwrecks-off-italy-leave-11-dead-and-64-missing

According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), more than 3,150 migrants died or went missing in the Mediterranean last year, making it the deadliest migration route in the world....

2. Cyprus and US tighten ties, visa-free travel and arms deals on the horizon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-us-tighten-ties-visa-free-travel-and-arms-deals-on-the-horizon

According to a report written by Yiannis Ioannou, the consolidation of Cyprus-US strategic cooperation and the conclusion of a strategic dialogue agreement have significantly deepened Cypriot-US relations at a critical time,...

3. UNESCO recognizes Larnaca as Cyprus' first 'Tsunami Ready' city

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unesco-recognizes-larnaca-as-cyprus-first-tsunami-ready-city

Larnaca is set to become the first coastal city in Cyprus to implement an early warning system and tsunami evacuation plan... ...

4. 65 migrants drowned, 11 rescued in Italy's Ionian sea disaster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/65-migrants-drowned-11-rescued-in-italy-s-ionian-sea-disaster

The waters of the Ionian Sea seem tranquil enough in the middle of June, but they also form part of the most dangerous migration route in the world....

5. Cyprus cuts migrant arrivals by 50%, earns European praise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cuts-migrant-arrivals-by-50-earns-european-praise

Cyprus continues to grapple with a significant migration challenge, a situation that has evolved into a complex and multifaceted issue. ...

6. US, Cyprus launch strategic dialogue post Blinken-Kombos meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-cyprus-launch-strategic-dialogue-post-blinken-kombos-meeting

Cyprus and US confirmed Monday the strategic aspect of their relationship and set the timetable for the beginning of the Strategic Dialogue which is going to be starting in September....

7. Cyprus alleges human trafficking at occupied zone universities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-alleges-human-trafficking-at-occupied-zone-universities

The Republic of Cyprus has filed a complaint against "academic institutions" in the occupied areas to the European Association for Quality Assurance......

8. The $10 billion plan to rebuild Cyprus's ghost town

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-$10-billion-plan-to-rebuild-cyprus-s-ghost-town

The Turkish newspaper Sözcü has drawn attention to Varosha, an abandoned area in Famagusta, calling it the "Las Vegas of the Mediterranean." The paper says it would take $10 billion to bring the ghost town back to life after being abandoned for 50 years....

9. Only 5,676 of 103,281 eligible T/C voters participated in the EU elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/only-5-676-of-103-281-eligible-t-c-voters-participated-in-the-eu-elections

In the recent European Parliament elections on June 9, hopes for a high turnout of Turkish Cypriot (T/C) voters were dashed. Despite having 103,281 eligible voters, only 5,676 T/Cs cast their ballots, a slight drop from 5,804 in 2019....

10. UNHCR concerns over asylum-seekers trapped in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-concerns-over-asylum-seekers-trapped-in-buffer-zone

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has raised alarms over the safety and well-being of 31 asylum-seekers, including seven children, who are reportedly stranded in the UN Buffer Zone in Cyprus....

11. Foreign Minister begins US diplomatic blitz

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-minister-begins-diplomatic-blitz-in-the-us

Cyprus Minister of Foreign Affairs, Constantinos Kombos, embarks on a significant working visit to the United States, starting with engagements in Washington, New York, and Chicago....

12. Eco-friendly farming ideas from Safe-H2O-Farm project meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eco-friendly-farming-ideas-from-safe-h2o-farm-project-meeting

Earlier this month, The Cyprus Institute hosted the first annual meeting of the PRIMA Safe-H20-Farm project....

13. Cyprus leads Europe in prison overcrowding

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-europe-in-prison-overcrowding

Cyprus leads Europe in prison overcrowding and the percentage of female inmates, according to the Council of Europe’s Annual Penal Statistics on Prison Populations (SPACE I) for 2023, released Thursday....

14. Turkey-Greece relations could improve but Cyprus policy stays the same

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-greece-relations-could-improve-but-cyprus-policy-stays-the-same

Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar emphasized that while relations between Turkey and Greece have the potential to bring mutual benefits, Turkey’s policy on Cyprus remains unchanged. ...

15. 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....

16. Tatar affirms growth of 'strong Turkish presence' in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-affirms-growth-of-strong-turkish-presence-in-cyprus

The Turkish Cypriot leader, Ersin Tatar, asserted during a lecture titled "Lessons Learned from the May 27 Coup and the Peace Operation in Cyprus......

17. Anastasiades, Christodoulides accused of derailing talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/anastasiades-christodoulides-accused-of-derailing-talks

Time has its own meaning. The former president of DISY, Av. Neophytou, according to a report......

18. Mario Nava advocates bicommunal energy project in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mario-nava-advocates-bicommunal-energy-project-in-cyprus

A bicommunal photovoltaic power plant would increase cooperation in the energy field and build trust, Mario Nava, the Director-General of the European......

19. Vasiliko: President dismisses 'velvet divorce' talks with Chinese firm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vasiliko-president-dismisses-velvet-divorce-talks-with-chinese-firm

Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides dismissed reports of a "velvet divorce" with the Chinese state-owned company CPP regarding the liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Vasiliko....

20. Anastasiades’ secret talks with Turkey revealed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/anastasiades-secret-talks-with-turkey-revealed

In a paradoxical twist, Crans Montana resurfaced in the news a few days ago, with multiple sources and testimonies suggesting......

21. Turkey to map marine parks in the Aegean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-to-map-marine-parks-in-the-aegean

Turkey has announced its own initiative to map marine parks in the Aegean Sea, a move seen as retaliatory against Greece, according to an analysis in the Daily Sabah......

22. Turkey grapples with stray dog crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-grapples-with-stray-dog-crisis

Dogs rush over and greet Nilgul Sayar when she arrives by car to feed them in the countryside near Istanbul, one of many Turks with affection for Turkey’s estimated four million stray dogs, whose fate now lies in the government’s hands....

23. Letymbiotis notes Juncker's approval of Christodoulides

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/letymbiotis-notes-juncker-s-approval-of-christodoulides

Government Spokesman, Konstantinos Letymbiotis, οn Thursday said he notes statements by former European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker......

24. Cyprus wins 6 medals at Balkan Athletics Championships

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wins-6-medals-at-balkan-athletics-championships

Cyprus secured six medals, two gold, two silver and two bronze at the 77th Balkan Athletics Championships held in Izmir, Turkey....

25. ''Government'' moves to license casino at controversial airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-moves-to-license-casino-at-controversial-airport

The ''government'' in the Turkish-occupied northern part of Cyprus is reportedly moving forward with plans to grant a ''license to operate'' a casino within the controversial Tympou airport, according to the local newspaper Avroupa....

26. Murders linked to firearms surge in Limassol and Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/murders-linked-to-firearms-surge-in-limassol-and-nicosia

The recent discovery of weapons in a cemetery in Oroklini serves as a stark reminder of the increasing presence of organized crime networks in Cyprus, particularly their access to military-style firearms, classified as illicit traded firearms....

27. Farmers seize control, policemen caught off guard in occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farmers-seize-control-policemen-caught-off-guard-in-occupied-territories

A demonstration outside the prime minister's residence in the occupied territories erupted into chaos on Monday as farmers, supported by various trade unions, NGOs, and political groups, voiced their grievances....

28. Amalthea initiative brings Cyprus and Qatar closer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/amalthea-initiative-brings-cyprus-and-qatar-closer

His Highness the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, commenced his visit to Cyprus with a cordial reception by President Nikos Christodoulides of the Republic of Cyprus upon arrival at Larnaca Airport....

29. Turkish Cypriot leader's Australian diplomatic debut

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-leader-s-australian-diplomatic-debut-shadows-population-data-discrepancy

Ersin Tatar, the first Turkish Cypriot leader to visit Australia, made headlines as he embarked on a significant diplomatic mission. Reports from the "presidency" reveal that Tatar recently toured the country, marking a pivotal moment in Turkish Cypriot-Australian relations....

30. UN envoy's visit prompts Cyprus talks push by trade unions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-envoy-s-visit-prompts-cyprus-talks-push-by-trade-unions

Greek Cypriot trade union PEO and Turkish Cypriot trade union DEV-IS called on the two leaders, President Nikos Christodoulides and Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar......

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