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1. UN official gets ‘donkeyed’ Cyprus-style

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-official-gets-‘donkeyed-cyprus-style

UN official Colin Stewart was amused over two gag gifts he received at a bicommunal gathering in north Nicosia, with one elder of the group presenting him with a donkey ornament to remind him he would 'need a lot of patience' on the island...

2. UK House of Commons Speaker begins three-day official visit to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-house-of-commons-speaker-begins-three-day-official-visit-to-cyprus

Speaker of the House of Commons of the UK, Sir Lindsay Hoyle, begins a three-day official visit to Cyprus on Monday, at the invitation of the President of the House of Representatives Annita Demetriou....

3. UK Speaker of the House of Commons to visit Cyprus on Monday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-speaker-of-the-house-of-commons-to-visit-cyprus-on-monday

Speaker of the House of Commons of the UK, Sir Lindsay Hoyle, begins a three-day official visit to Cyprus on Monday, at the invitation of the President of the House of Representatives Annita Demetriou....

4. Cyprus government to report farmer's harassment by Turkish military to the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-government-to-report-farmer-s-harassment-by-turkish-military-to-the-eu

The Cyprus government will report to the EU an incident concerning a farmer’s harassment by the Turkish occupation forces in the village of Deneia, located in Nicosia District, within the buffer zone....

5. Greek Cypriots say soldiers drew guns in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-say-soldiers-drew-guns-in-buffer-zone

UN officials in ethnically-divided Cyprus say an incident in the buffer zone was resolved peacefully, with local media reporting a Greek Cypriot farmer was asked by armed Turkish soldiers to leave the area...

6. UNSG Special Representative holds separate meetings with Anastasiades and Tatar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unsg-special-representative-holds-separate-meetings-with-anastasiades-and-tatar

UN Secretary General`s Special Representative in Cyprus, Colin Stewart, is holding two separate meetings on Tuesday with Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, and Turkish Cypriot leader, Ersin Tatar....

7. Security Council renews UNFICYP but scolds both sides

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/security-council-renews-unficyp-but-scolds-both-sides

The Security Council on Thursday renewed the mandate for the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus for another six months, but not without causing angst in both sides of the divided island...

8. FM Kasoulides discusses Cyprus problem with UNSG's Special Representative Stewart

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fm-kasoulides-discusses-cyprus-problem-with-unsg-s-special-representative-stewart

Cyprus Foreign Affairs Minister, Ioannis Kasoulides, met on Thursday morning with the UN Secretary General`s Special Representative in Cyprus, Colin Stewart....

9. Security Council expected to renew UNFICYP mandate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/security-council-expected-to-renew-unficyp-mandate

The UN Security Council is expected to approve a resolution on Thursday morning (New York time) that will renew the mandate of the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) for six months, until July 31st, 2022....

10. Spehar appointed Assistant Secretary-General for Peacebuilding Support at DPPA

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spehar-appointed-assistant-secretary-general-for-peacebuilding-support-at-dppa

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced the appointment of Elizabeth Spehar of Canada as Assistant Secretary-General for Peacebuilding Support in the Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA)....

11. UNSC to discuss current situation of the Cyprus problem today, Monday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unsc-to-discuss-current-situation-of-the-cyprus-problem-today-monday

The UN Security Council will discuss on Monday afternoon (New York time) the current situation of the Cyprus problem, in the framework of deliberations for the renewal of the UN Peacekeeping Force`s (UNFICYP) mandate for six more months. The adoption of the resolution for the renewal of the mandate is scheduled for January 27....

12. UNSGs report on UNFICYP circulates as Security Council official document

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unsgs-report-on-unficyp-circulates-as-security-council-official-document

The report of the Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres on the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, UNFICYP, was released on January 9 as an official document of the Security Council....

13. Young woman dies in crash after ringing in New Year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-dies-in-crash-after-ringing-in-new-year

A young woman in the passenger seat was killed on New Year’s Day just one hour after the stroke of midnight when she and the driver of the vehicle were violently ejected from their seats following a collision in Larnaca district...

14. Ansastasiades meets with new UNSG Colin Stewart

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ansastasiades-meets-with-new-unsg-colin-stewart

President Nicos Anastasiades held his first meeting today with Colin Stewart, the new UNSG`s Special Representative and head of the UN peacekeeping force on the island (UNFICYP). ...

15. President Anastasiades and Ersin Tatar to attend UN reception at Ledra Palace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-anastasiades-and-ersin-tatar-to-attend-un-reception-at-ledra-palace

Both the President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar have agreed to attend a planned UN reception to be held at Ledra Palace on December 14, at 1900....

16. New UN Special Representative arrives in Cyprus today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-un-special-representative-arrives-in-cyprus-today

The new Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) and Head of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP), Colin Stewart, arrives in Cyprus today, replacing Elizabeth Spehar whose term ended on November 30, 2021. ...

17. Guterres pick for Cyprus becomes new UNFICYP chief

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guterres-pick-for-cyprus-becomes-new-unficyp-chief

The Secretary-General has appointed diplomat Colin Stewart as his new Special Representative and Head of UNFICYP, with the Canadian national also getting an asterisk for taking on a temporary deputy role after the two sides on divided Cyprus failed to agree on the proper title of an unfilled position...

18. Bridging the divide by tackling climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/bridging-the-divide-by-tackling-climate-change

In the spirit of the talks on climate change happening at the COP26 summit in Glasgow, Ambassador Judith Garber and UN Special Representative Elizabeth Spehar met with UNFICYP’s Youth Champions on Environment and Peace on the evening of November 3rd at the Home for Cooperation located in the UN buffer zone....

19. A decentralized federation, with flexibility

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lilly-interview

Marina Economidou interviews UK High Commissioner Stephen Lillie regarding the UK's proposed plan to the Cyprus solution....

20. Nicosia, Ankara worlds apart over resolution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-and-ankara-worlds-apart-over-resolution

Nicosia has welcomed a Security Council resolution that renewed the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Cyprus and also delved into other aspects of the Cyprus Problem, with Ankara crying foul and saying the UN violated its own rules...

21. Nicosia scores points on UNFICYP draft

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-scores-points-on-unficyp-draft

Nicosia scored a diplomatic victory on Wednesday on an UNFICYP draft resolution, after members of the Security Council asked to retain narrow language on a federal solution and remove references suggesting a federal framework could be room for finding common ground...

22. Cypriot president points finger at UK and UN

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-points-finger-at-uk-and-un

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says “Erdogan’s audacity” has been fueled by Great Britain and the UN’s special envoy to Cyprus, with the Greek Cypriot leader suggesting during an interview this week that a veto on the EU’s positive agenda with Ankara has not been ruled out...

23. Brussels warns Ankara over Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-warns-ankara-over-varosha

The European Union has warned Turkey it will “consider actions” if there is no reversal on a plan by Ankara-backed Turkish Cypriots to partially reopen the abandoned town of Varosha...

24. Marine patrol chased out of northern waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/marine-patrol-chased-out-of-northern-waters

A Greek Cypriot police vessel was chased out of an area north of Tylliria, with reports saying shots were fired before an encounter with a Turkish coast guard vessel came to an end, while a Turkish Cypriot statement denies such an incident ever took place...

25. Coming period packed with Cyprus Problem diplomacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coming-period-packed-with-cyprus-problem-diplomacy

EU and UN officials are expected in Cyprus in the coming days ahead of the informal conference on Cyprus that will take place April 27-29 of in Geneva and this month’s European Council summit, during which EU leaders will discuss Turkey`s European course. ...

26. UNSG extends formal invitations to Cyprob summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unsg-extends-formal-invitations-to-cyprus-problem-summit

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres sent out official invites to the informal five-party summit on the Cyprus Problem that is set to take place on April 27-29 in Geneva. ...

27. UNSG says willing to hear suggestions of all parties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unsg-says-willing-to-hear-suggestions-of-all-parties

The UN Security Council’s mandate refers explicitly to a bizonal, bicommunal solution in Cyprus, but this is not an impediment for the parties to present their positions, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres told a press conference on Thursday....

28. Informal summit likely in first week of March, FM says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/informal-summit-likely-in-first-week-of-march-fm-says

Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides said the tentative date of the informal five-party summit on the Cyprus Problem is the first week of March, though final decisions lay with the UN Secretary General (UNSG) Antionio Guterres and depend on coronavirus developments....

29. Informal Cyprob summit to take place in New York's Greentree

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/informal-cyprob-summit-to-take-place-in-new-york-s-greentree

Cyprus’ outgoing Permanent Representative to the UN and Greek Cypriot negotiator, Andreas Mavroyiannis, said Monday that the informal five-party summit on the Cyprus Problem which the UN Secretary-General (UNSG) Antonio Guterres intends to convene is an ambitious project, adding that "we must not lose the window of opportunity that lies before us." ...

30. UNSC backs federal solution to Cyprus Problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unsc-backs-federal-solution-to-cyprus-problem

The UN Security Council (UNSC) on Tuesday expressed its support to the efforts being undertaken by the UN Secretary-General (UNSG) to resume Cyprus Problem peace talks and unanimously stood behind a bizonal bicommunal federation settlement basis....

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