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1. Erdogan and Tatar reject federal solution on 50th anniversary (pics)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-and-tatar-reject-federal-solution-on-50th-anniversary

Yesterday marked the 50th anniversary of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in July 1974. Over half a century later, Cyprus remains in the same status quo as it had after that fateful day. Consequently, poignant memorials were held across the island, including in the occupied areas....

2. Cyprus' political failure 50 years on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-political-failure-50-years-on

The 20th of July will mark the day the Turkish Army invaded and occupied 40% of the island of Cyprus. Greece’s Prime Minister Mitsotakis, dignitaries and other heads of state will be welcomed as guests by President Christodoulides to commemorate that historical dark event but to also make the customary petty speeches aimed to tickle people’s ears....

3. Turkey condemns Greek minister’s remarks on Cyprus anniversary

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-condemns-greek-minister-s-remarks-on-cyprus-anniversary

Turkey has reacted to comments made by Greek Defense Minister Nikos Dendias during his visit to Cyprus on Monday, marking the 50th anniversary of the 1974 coup that overthrew the government of then-president Archbishop Makarios and paved the way for the Turkish invasion of the Mediterranean island....

4. Cyprus and Greece commit to Eastern Med security

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-greece-commit-to-eastern-med-security

Defence Minister Vasilis Palmas stressed the joint commitment of Cyprus and Greece to make every possible effort to maintain peace, security, stability and cooperation in the Eastern Mediterranean......

5. Armed convoy of 800 fighters from Paphos to Nicosia marred by tragedy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/armed-convoy-of-800-fighters-from-paphos-to-nicosia-marred-by-tragedy

In recent months, a freshly painted bus from another era has been placed in a shelter near the roundabout at the Paphos General Hospital....

6. Sweden's gang war reaches Greece with key arrests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sweden-s-gang-war-reaches-greece-with-key-arrests

In September 2023, Sweden was rocked by a surge of 12 murders linked to a violent gang war over drug trafficking in cities like Uppsala and Umeå....

7. Iran president and foreign minister die in helicopter crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-president-and-foreign-minister-die-in-helicopter-crash

Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi has died in a helicopter crash in foggy weather in the mountains near the border with Azerbaijan, Iranian state media has reported. Foreign minister Hossein Amir-abdollahian was among those killed....

8. Ankara's firm stand on Cyprus problem stalls progress, UN envoy reports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-s-firm-stand-on-cyprus-problem-stalls-progress-un-envoy-reports

Significant challenges arise in the attempt to reignite efforts to resolve the Cyprus issue within the established......

9. Beware of the Brits bearing ideas for a Cyprus solution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/beware-of-the-brits-bearing-ideas-for-a-cyprus-solution

According to recent reports, the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office is working on various scenarios to break the deadlock on the Cyprus problem and find a mutually acceptable formula....

10. Cyprus on edge as UNFICYP peacekeepers attacked in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-edge-as-unficyp-peacekeepers-attacked-in-buffer-zone

Four months ago, in late August, UNFICYP peacekeepers faced a violent attack within the buffer zone in Pyla by a group of Turkish Cypriots....

11. Agios Dometios buffer zone crisis sparks secret Presidential decisions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/agios-dometios-buffer-zone-crisis-sparks-secret-presidential-decisions

Decisions to be implemented if buffer zone situation not restored says President. ...

12. Turkish soldiers shout and curse in wake of Agios Dometios incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-soldiers-shout-and-curse-in-wake-of-agios-dometios-incident

The mayor of Agios Dometios, Mr. Kostas Petrou, spoke to 24news about the serious incident involving the violation of the buffer zone by the Turkish army on Monday afternoon (27/11)....

13. Turkey, the most unreliable ally of the West

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/turkey-the-most-unreliable-ally-of-the-west

The latest developments in the Middle East after the terrorist actions of Hamas and the reaction of Israel have proven once again that Turkey does not want and does not belong to the Western alliance. Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to align himself with the extremist Islamists of Hamas and Iran clearly shows where the country is heading....

14. Allies of Israel or igniting the refugee crisis?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/allies-of-israel-or-igniting-the-refugee-crisis

Our neighbors in the East are experiencing heightened tensions....

15. Bombs at the US Embassy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bombs-at-the-us-embassy

On November 30, 1963, just eight days after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, President Archbishop Makarios submitted to Vice President Dr. Fazil Kiouchuk the 13 points for improving the Constitution of the Republic of Cyprus. ...

16. Minister demands urgent action on migrant smuggling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-demands-urgent-action-on-migrant-smuggling

Migrant smuggling is a global concern that demands our immediate attention, Minister of Justice and Public Order Anna Koukkides Procopiou said on Tuesday, adding that a country deeply affected by this phenomenon, is Cyprus....

17. The missing piece in Greek-Turkish diplomacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-missing-piece-in-greek-turkish-diplomacy

The public discourse has been flooded with commentaries in favor or against the ongoing efforts for a Greek-Turkish rapprochement....

18. Court sets bail at €12.7 million for Ukrainian billionaire in money laundering case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/court-sets-bail-at-€12-7-million-for-ukrainian-billionaire-in-money-laundering-case

Ihor Kolomoisky is the latest target of the country's anti-corruption drive....

19. Media's impact in Cyprus crisis: Fanning flames or offering relief?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/media-s-impact-in-cyprus-crisis-fanning-flames-or-offering-relief

A series of events in recent days, from Chloraka to Apostolos Andreas and then to Pyla, along with the disputes on social media about what is happening or not, remind us more than ever of the need for serious media that don't simply adopt official statements and don't stay on the surface of things, in the emotional and political stereotypes. ...

20. Pyla developments raise alarm in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pyla-developments-raise-alarm-in-nicosia

For months, the intention of the Turkish side to occupy a part of the buffer zone in Nicosia has been known. They plan to construct a road from the village of Arso to Pyla....

21. UN peacekeepers adjust position amidst tensions in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-peacekeepers-adjust-position-amidst-tensions-in-buffer-zone

In a recent update to the incident at the Pyla buffer zone, Simos Mitidis, the leader of the G/C community in Pyla, conveyed that the UNFICYP personnel have slightly repositioned themselves in response to the confrontation with Turkish forces within the buffer zone. ...

22. Varosha's haunting appeal to tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/varosha-s-haunting-appeal-to-tourists

Few places in the world can claim to have been favored by both Hollywood actors such as Elizabeth Taylor and thrill seekers under very different circumstances. ...

23. The day when time stood still in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-day-when-time-stood-still-in-cyprus

Exactly 49 years ago, on July 20, 1974, the once peaceful Mediterranean island of Cyprus experienced the violent invasion of the Turkish army, leaving behind death, destruction, and despair....

24. President honors fallen heroes on Memorial Day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-honors-fallen-heroes-on-memorial-day

Today, President Nikos Christodoulides of the Republic of Cyprus participated in a special memorial service at the Tomb of Makrasyka to honor the brave officers and soldiers who lost their lives during the Turkish invasion....

25. Tatar claims Greek Cypriots obstructing excavations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-claims-greek-cypriots-obstructing-excavations

Leonidas Pantelides, the Greek Cypriot member in the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) has described as not accurate claims by the Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar about obstructing excavations in the village of Aloda....

26. Cyprus-US partnership deepens with strategic collaborations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-us-partnership-deepens-with-strategic-collaborations

President Nikos Christodoulides delivered a stirring address at the reception hosted by the US Ambassador, marking the Independence Day of the United States and emphasizing the deepening partnership between Cyprus and the United States. ...

27. Greek side rules out ‘partitionist solutions’ in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-side-rules-out-‘partitionist-solutions-in-cyprus

We will not accept, in any way, faits accomplis on the ground, Greek Foreign Minister, Georgios Gerapetritis, said on Tuesday, after a meeting in Nicosia with his Cypriot counterpart, Constantinos Kombos, noting that reaching a just solution to the Cyprus problem was Greece's 'top national priority'. Kombos said Nicosia will never accept partitionist solutions ...

28. Turkey says it ‘KANN’ deliver on air defence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-says-it-‘kann-deliver-on-air-defence

A fifth generation stealth fighter jet developed and produced in Turkey was shown off on Monday, with Ankara delivering on a promise made two years ago when the first indigenous engine was put to the test amid F16 restrictions...

29. The Turkish formula for Cyprus is challenging

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-turkish-formula-for-cyprus-is-challenging

A complex equation for the Cyprus problem is foreseen by circles at the EU headquarters, regardless of who wins Turkey's elections. This is because neither of the two main candidates, Tayyip Erdogan nor Kemal Kilicdaroglu, has the resolution of the Cyprus problem on their agenda. ...

30. Nicosia says US army links not against Turkish Cypriots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-says-us-army-links-not-against-turkish-cypriots

Greek Cypriots are rejecting Turkish Cypriot claims that American actions disrupt balance on the divided island, following the recent docking of a US attack submarine in Limassol, with Nicosia accusing the north of regurgitating Ankara’s longstanding criticism...

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