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211. Europe urged to preserve access to protection on World Refugee Day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-urged-to-preserve-access-to-protection-on-world-refugee-day

On this World Refugee Day, Caritas Europa is calling for Europe to prioritize access to protection within its territory and overhaul its asylum system to prioritize the rights of individuals. ...

212. Preserving Cyprus' cultural heritage for future generations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/preserving-cyprus-cultural-heritage-for-future-generations

The Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage (TCCH) has completed the conservation works at the church of Agios Georgios and the church of Panagia Agia Napa both in the Turkish-occupied Famagusta area, the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) said on Friday. ...

213. FM calls for London's support in resuming settlement talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fm-calls-for-london-s-support-in-resuming-settlement-talks

Foreign Minister Constantinos Kombos has expressed Cyprus' expectation for all parties involved in the Cyprus issue to apply pressure and play a constructive role in order to restart settlement talks....

214. Cypriot president briefs UN chief on EU push

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-briefs-un-chief-on-eu-push

President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres held a telephone conversation on Thursday, during which they exchanged views on the next steps regarding the effort to resume the Cyprus talks and agreed to stay in contact on the matter...

215. Dozens drown in deadly migrant shipwreck off Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/at-least-17-refugees-die-after-fishing-vessel-sinks-off-greece

At least 32 migrants drowned early on Wednesday when their boat capsized and sank off Greece, the country’s coast guard said...

216. Australian embassy celebrates 50 years of diplomatic ties with Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/australian-embassy-celebrates-50-years-of-diplomatic-ties-with-cyprus

A wonderful reception took place yesterday within the historic walls of Nicosia, as the Australian embassy commemorated the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Australia and Cyprus. ...

217. Hooters in divided island's buffer zone root out poison

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hooters-in-divided-island-s-buffer-zone-root-out-poison

BirdLife says light wooden boxes for owls are to encourage farmers to abandon using poison and to help repopulate the barn owl population of Cyprus, which has been in decline across Europe...

218. Why are food prices so high in Europe?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/why-are-food-prices-so-high-in-europe

It is the most basic of staple food items: sliced white bread. In Britain, the average price of a loaf was 28 percent higher in April, at 1.39 pounds, or $1.72, than it was a year earlier....

219. Christodoulides searches for that special someone to break the deadlock

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-searches-for-that-special-someone-to-break-the-deadlock

President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides said on Thursday that he exchanged views with other EU leaders on specific European personalities that could contribute to breaking the deadlock of the Cyprus issue....

220. Christodoulides to drill EU peace role into Berlin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-to-drill-eu-peace-role-into-berlin

Cypriot President Nikos Christodoulides travels to Berlin this week where he is expected to push once again for active EU involvement in peace talks on the divided island, a proposal so far rejected by Turkish Cypriots who call for cooperation between two states...

221. Gigantic heap of unused clothing seen from space

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gigantic-heap-of-unused-clothing-seen-from-space

A giant dump of unused fast fashion clothing in Chile's Atacama Desert is now clearly visible to satellites....

222. Cracking down on 'Conversion Therapies': Parties' positions and ethical concerns unveiled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cracking-down-on-conversion-therapies-parties-positions-and-ethical-concerns-unveiled

Based on the voting patterns of the AKEL and DISY parliamentary groups thus far, it appears that the proposed law criminalizing "conversion therapies" will be presented to the Parliament's plenary session on Thursday, May 25th....

223. UNFICYP responds to allegations of farmland transfer in UN buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-responds-to-allegations-of-farmland-transfer-in-un-buffer-zone

The UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) has rejected allegations related to Greek Cypriot farmland inside the UN buffer zone in the Denia area as "false and misleading", its spokesperson, Aleem Siddique, has said....

224. US Ambassador stresses urgency on Cyprus issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-stresses-urgency-on-cyprus-issue

The United States has been very clear in its support for a return to the negotiating table, in support of a Bizonal Bicommunal Federation with political equality, US ambassador to Cyprus, Julie Fisher said. ...

225. Cyprus, Israel and the US join forces in civil protection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-israel-and-the-us-join-forces-in-civil-protection

Cyprus is interested in further developing its capabilities in the field of civil protection, not only at a state level but also at an international and regional level, by deepening its multifaceted partnerships with states in our region - and beyond....

226. Locals near buffer zone puzzled over circling plane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-near-buffer-zone-puzzled-over-circling-plane

Two Turkish airplane sightings flying over local areas were reported Thursday by Greek Cypriots near the buffer zone in rural locations outside the divided capital, with UN officials saying they are looking into the incident...

227. British expertise on the table as Leo Docherty speaks to Kathimerini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-expertise-on-the-table-as-leo-docherty-speaks-to-kathimerini

In an interview with "K" newspaper, Leo Docherty, the British Minister for Europe, highlighted the British commitment to closer collaboration, emphasizing the range of areas where British expertise and cooperation can contribute to addressing issues such as combating illegal financing and exploring support structures for enforcement or addressing potential sanctions evasion. ...

228. 'Full speed ahead to manage the partition'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/full-speed-ahead-to-manage-the-partition

Varosha was considered the last hope for a solution to the Cyprus problem and was "the negotiating card" of the Turkish side, as the former leader of the Turkish Cypriot community, Mehmet Ali Talat,...

229. Cyprus working on comprehensive refugee policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-working-on-comprehensive-refugee-policy

The government is working on a comprehensive refugee policy, President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides said on Monday....

230. Paris supports dialogue on Cyprus issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paris-supports-dialogue-on-cyprus-issue

President Christodoulides' visit to Paris to meet with French President Emmanuel Macron confirms the excellent level of bilateral relations between Cyprus and France. ...

231. Green Line border agents get ready for action

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/green-line-border-agents-get-ready-for-action

Over two hundred Green Line border agents will report on duty later this month on the Greek Cypriot side of the UN buffer zone, but the newly-hired sergeants will only focus on irregular migrants, leaving drug trafficking and other crimes off the agenda...

232. More than 330,000 people displaced in Sudan due to conflict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-330-000-people-displaced-in-sudan-due-to-conflict

Deadly conflicts in Sudan have displaced more than 330,000 people inside the country, while more than 100,000 have crossed the border to neighboring countries, the United Nations has announced....

233. First couple stands at ease during diplomatic reception

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-couple-stands-at-ease-during-diplomatic-reception

Cyprus’ first couple felt right at home on Tuesday when the president and the first lady, both career diplomats by trade, hosted a reception for members of diplomatic and consular missions on the island...

234. US monitoring of UN Secretary-General Guterres revealed in leaked documents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-monitoring-of-un-secretary-general-guterres-revealed-in-leaked-documents

Leaked Pentagon files indicate the United States was monitoring UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres because it believed he was too soft on Russia after its invasion of Ukraine....

235. K. Treppides & Co Ltd: Sustainable Finance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/k-treppides-co-ltd-sustainable-finance

Sustainability is the key to a better, healthier, and more viable future as it improves the quality of our lives with the use of natural resources which protect our ecosystem in general. By taking into consideration the three pillars of economic viability, environmental protection, and social well-being, we can preserve the future generations’ needs while, from a corporate perspective, the development of sustainable strategies can lead to a company’s longevity....

236. Greek and Turk connect over tombstone in Istanbul

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-and-turk-connect-over-tombstone-in-istanbul

Kerem Soyyilmaz knew very little about the 1923 population exchange between Greece and Turkey but felt such a strong urge to investigate after discovering in the summer of 2017 a marble slab with an inscription in Greek...

237. 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...

238. Cyprus offers technical training to Ukraine on landmine clearing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-offers-technical-training-to-ukraine-on-landmine-clearing

Cyprus will offer Ukraine technical training on landmine clearing as part of its humanitarian assistance, its defense minister said on Friday....

239. Cyprus’ Armenian rep calls on more countries to recognize

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-armenian-rep-calls-on-more-countries-to-recognize

The Armenian religious representative in the Cypriot parliament told lawmakers on Thursday that the island’s support to his people has been 'invaluable' over the years, with the House observing a moment of silence for victims of the persecuted group during WWI...

240. UN report reveals 47 mine-contaminated areas in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-report-reveals-47-mine-contaminated-areas-in-cyprus

According to data from UNFICYP, 47 suspected hazardous areas in Cyprus could be contaminated with mines and/or explosive remnants of war (ERW), covering roughly 1.7 million square meters of land....

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