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1. Cyprus begins to emerge from lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-emerges-from-lockdown

Economic activity in Cyprus was set to resume on Monday during an initial phase of easing coronavirus lockdown measures, but business is not as usual as the president of the Republic is calling on citizens to behave responsibly...

2. Pressure mounts to increase measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pressure-mounts-to-increase-measures

A crucial meeting at the Presidential Palace on Monday is expected to discuss whether tighter measures are needed in the fight of the coronavirus pandemic, following reports over the weekend that people were defying public health advice...

3. Quarantined students in north put foot down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/quarantined-students-in-north-put-foot-down

Turkish Cypriot students who flew to the north on a charter flight were up in arms over quarantine accommodations, while both sides of the island were having a hard time convincing people to comply with quarantine rules...

4. Blocked refugees rescued in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blocked-refugees-rescued-in-the-north

Coast guard officials in the Republic of Cyprus blocked a boat carrying over a hundred undocumented migrants from entering territorial waters, while reports in the north said Turkish Cypriot authorities rescued 175 Syrians including women and children...

5. Turkish special forces fire over Greek military vehicle at border, Kathimerini learns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-special-forces-officers-fired-over-greek-military-vehicle-at-border-kathimerini-learns

There is evidence of a sharp increase in aggressive behavior by Turkish security forces in both the Aegean and at the Evros land border, Kathimerini has learned. ...

6. UN ask T/C leadership to close Ledra checkpoint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-proposal-asks-t-c-leadership-to-close-ledra-checkpoint

A UN proposal issued to the Turkish Cypriot leadership on Monday suggested the closure of the Ledra checkpoint from the north, as has been done by Greek Cypriot authorities, effectively forbidding the movement of civilians into the Ledra Buffer Zone....

7. UN police block protesters at Ledra checkpoint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-police-block-protesters-at-checkpoint

UN police in Cyprus were taking no chances at the Ledra checkpoint on Monday, blocking Turkish Cypriot demonstrators in the north who wanted to bring flowers to Greek Cypriot riot police behind fortified barricades in the south...

8. Special force from Cyprus flies to Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/special-forces-from-cyprus-fly-to-greece

Nearly two dozen members of Cypriot special security forces have been deployed to Greece’s Evros region to assist in a pushback of undocumented migrants, with reports saying the situation was calmer after a tense weekend...

9. Police hold the line at Ledra checkpoint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-hold-the-line-at-ledra-checkpoint

Greek Cypriot police at Nicosia's Ledra crossing thwarted a barricade breach by Turkish Cypriot protesters on Saturday, as demonstrations against the checkpoint shutdown continued on both sides of the divided island...

10. Eight Turkish Cypriots rushed to hospital after Ledra checkpoint protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eight-turkish-cypriots-rushed-to-hospital-after-ledra-checkpoint-protest

Protesters gathered on both sides of the Ledra Street divide on Saturday to demonstrate against the closure of four checkpoints by the government of the Republic of Cyprus, a move it said was part of a bundle of coronavirus protection measures but which has been criticized as a measure veiling ulterior political motives....

11. EU criticizes Turkey on migration as border clashes resume

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-criticizes-turkey-on-migration-as-border-clashes-resume

Clashes between Greek riot police and migrants attempting to cross the border from Turkey erupted anew Friday as European Union foreign ministers took aim at what they called “Turkey’s use of migratory pressure for political purposes.” ...

12. Greek army, police dig in along Turkey border after migrant clashes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-army-police-dig-in-along-turkey-border-after-migrant-clashes

Greek troops and riot police remained on high alert on Tuesday along the land border between Greece and Turkey, the main flashpoint in an escalating row between the EU and Ankara over how to deal with a new wave of migrants and refugees....

13. More Cypriots quarantined in coronavirus scare

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-quarantined-as-coronavirus-precaution

More women who traveled to Italy have been quarantined in Cyprus as a precautionary measure, assessed as high risk cases for the coronavirus after coming into contact with confirmed cases...

14. Coronavirus checks to begin at checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-checks-to-begin-at-checkpoints

The Health Ministry is stepping up checks for the prevention of the spread of coronavirus by adding a new layer of protection at checkpoints....

15. Two leaders to meet for coronavirus cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-leaders-to-meet-to-discuss-coronavirus-cooperation

President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci will meet next Monday to discuss possible ways of cooperation in view of protecting the Cyprus population, both Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots, from the coronavirus....

16. Judge approves Alexoui remand

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alexoui-remand-hangs-in-the-balance

Nicosia businessman Alexis “Alexoui” Mavromichalis was remanded in custody on Tuesday in connection with an attempted murder in 2017, following a long and tough court hearing...

17. Syrian men deported in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-men-deported-in-the-north

Syrian refugees who arrived in Cyprus last week were deported by Turkish Cypriot authorities after spending several days in detention...

18. Young man suspected of human smuggling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-man-suspected-of-human-smuggling

A 19-year-old man has been remanded in custody in connection with a human smuggling case, after 33 undocumented migrants reached Cyprus on Sunday...

19. Woman threatens to blow up flight to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-threatens-to-blow-up-flight-to-cyprus

Passengers on a flight from Istanbul to the northern part of Cyprus had the scare of their life on Wednesday seconds before takeoff when a female passenger threatened to blow up the plane...

20. North says flag burners in the south identified

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-says-flag-burners-in-the-south-identified

Authorities in the north have alerted their officers at all checkpoints to be on the lookout for specific individuals in the south who were identified in a video during the burning of a Turkish Cypriot flag...

21. Minister determined to fight ‘green line abuse'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-determined-to-fight-‘green-line-abuse

The Cypriot government is cautiously moving forward with plans to reduce illegal migration to Cyprus through the north, including checkpoint stations and surveillance of remote areas along the Green Line...

22. 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...

23. UNFICYP makes case for more women peacekeepers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-makes-case-for-more-women-peacekeepers

A female lieutenant with UNFICYP says local concerns are consistently heard and addressed with more women peacekeepers on the ground...

24. Greece sends Frontex new request for assistance with inflow surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-sends-frontex-new-request-for-assistance-with-inflow-surge

Amid the recent surge in migrant flows to the islands of the eastern Aegean, the Greek coast guard has sent a new request – the second within three weeks – for additional assistance from Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, according to sources. ...

25. North to get security cameras next year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-to-get-security-cameras-next-year

A Turkish company is set to deliver hundreds of security cameras in the north next year, while a tender process for speed cameras in the south is concluding Friday with the aim of installing the first batch in late 2020...

26. Mother and daughter released in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mother-and-daughter-arrested-in-the-north

A mother and daughter, who got arrested in the north on trespassing charges, were released on Monday by a Turkish Cypriot civilian court...

27. South arrests murder suspect wanted north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/murder-suspect-wanted-north-arrested-south

The alleged mastermind behind the murder of a Turkish Cypriot businessman in the north was reportedly injured in the south while trying to evade arrest by Greek Cypriot police...

28. South hands over another suspect to north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/south-hands-over-another-suspect-to-north

Another murder suspect wanted in the north in the murder of a Nicosia businessman has been handed over to Turkish Cypriot authorities, as anti-crime cooperation between the two communities continues...

29. South hands over murder suspect to north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/south-hands-over-murder-suspect-to-north

Another murder suspect is in police custody in the north in connection with the murder of a Turkish Cypriot businessman, after Greek Cypriot police handed Azmad Ali Virk over to UN officials...

30. Ercan officers suspended over police brutality video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ercan-officers-suspended-over-police-brutality-video

Police officers at Ercan airport are being investigated over an alleged incident of violence, after a video made public showed a traveler being dragged and kicked by an officer while others were late to intervene...

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