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1. Colin Stewart briefs PACE rapporteur on Cyprus Peace efforts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/colin-stewart-briefs-pace-rapporteur-on-cyprus-peace-efforts

UN Secretary-General's Special Representative in Cyprus and Head of UNFICYP Colin Stewart provided an update on peacebuilding efforts in Cyprus during a meeting with Italian MP Piero Fassino,...

2. From resort to restricted: Varosha's story unveiled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/from-resort-to-restricted-varosha-s-story-unveiled

A new documentary titled ''Varosha European Fenced-off City'' is shedding light on the enduring plight of Varosha, a once-thriving Mediterranean resort turned military zone, forbidden to European citizens for the past five decades....

3. Fodder for the beasts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/fodder-for-the-beasts

Last week, Nicos Anastasiades demanded through his lawyer the withdrawal of the books of Makarios Drousiotis, an apology and compensation....

4. British MPs push 'Free Occupied Cyprus' campaign

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-mps-push-free-occupied-cyprus-campaign

The intricate semiotics behind the synchronized messages conveyed by British MPs during their visit to the Occupied Territories, coinciding with a British tabloid's reference to Varosha in connection with King Charles......

5. Allegations of 'Vegas of the Med' status rattle Cyprus talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-allegations-of-vegas-of-the-med-status-rattle-cyprus-talks

Competent sources that spoke to CNA on Tuesday described reports in a British daily as orchestrated ones, that attempt to undermine the efforts to return to the Cyprus talks....

6. Controversial 'Las Vegas on the Mediterranean' plan for Varosha unveiled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/controversial-las-vegas-on-the-mediterranean-plan-for-varosha-unveiled

A proposal to transform Varosha into a ''Las Vegas on the Mediterranean'' has surfaced, reportedly backed by a consortium of global billionaire businessmen, as revealed by the British newspaper Daily Express....

7. UN Chief expresses concern over deepening divide in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-chief-expresses-concern-over-deepening-divide-in-cyprus

''It becomes clearer with every passing year that the divide between the sides is growing, gradually eroding the prospects of finding a mutually acceptable political settlement''...

8. European Commission demands Turkey's commitment to UN framework on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-commission-demands-turkey-s-commitment-to-un-framework-on-cyprus

The European Commission’s annual report on Turkey’s EU accession process, presented in Brussels on Wednesday, stressed the need for a Cyprus settlement based on a bizonal bicommunal federation as the only solution that is acceptable by the EU....

9. Ursula von der Leyen to address Cyprus problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ursula-von-der-leyen-to-address-cyprus-problem

The European Commission has reaffirmed its position on the Cyprus issue in a letter penned on behalf of its President Ursula von der Leyen and addressed to the Famagusta Association of Great Britain President Dr Vassilis Mavrou....

10. Turkish Cypriot buyer sets sights on Varosha's transformation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-buyer-sets-sights-on-varosha-s-transformation

The Turkish Cypriot (T/C) buyer of hotels in the fenced area of Famagusta is set to accept renovation offers for the properties within the next six weeks, as reported by the T/C newspaper Yeni Bakis. ...

11. Cyprus welcomes EU report on Turkey, urges resuming talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-welcomes-eu-report-on-turkey-urges-resuming-talks

The Cypriot government has expressed its approval of the European Parliament's Progress Report on Turkey. ...

12. Cyprus marks 49 years since Turkey's dramatic military expansion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-marks-49-years-since-turkey-s-dramatic-military-expansion

Today commemorates the forty-ninth anniversary of the second phase of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus. In this phase, Turkish military forces, having initially invaded the island on July 20, 1974,...

13. MFA probes reports of RoC land sale for planned marina

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mfa-probes-reports-of-roc-land-sale-for-planned-marina

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus is investigating reports about the transfer of plots of land belonging to the Republic of Cyprus to the so-called Ministry of Finance in the occupied areas, following a decision of the illegal regime's cabinet to construct a marina in Varosha....

14. US senator to speak at diaspora conference at the University of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-senator-to-speak-at-diaspora-conference-at-the-university-of-cyprus

US Senator Robert Menendez, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, is set to speak at the upcoming World Congress of Cyprus Diaspora, scheduled from August 23-25 in Nicosia....

15. Alive and kicking! Cyprus' political system under the spotlight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/alive-and-kicking-cyprus-political-system-under-the-spotlight

The recent public debate in Famagusta Municipality has become a vital reality check on the state of Cyprus' political system over time. The decision to invite Suleiman Ulutsai, the so-called mayor of Famagusta and a Turkish Cypriot vocal about Turkish actions in Varosha...

16. 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. ...

17. Varosha's mysterious hotel reservations raise concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/varosha-s-mysterious-hotel-reservations-raise-concerns

Today, Yeniduzen highlights a peculiar development in Varosha as its main story under the headline "A strange reservation." The newspaper reports on the opening of reservations for four hotels within the Varosha gated area, scheduled for 2025. ...

18. Varosha hotels now accepting bookings for 2025

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/varosha-hotels-now-accepting-bookings-for-2025

The latest developments in Varosha have been brought to light by Yeni Bakis newspaper. ...

19. Pseudo-gov't pushes forward with controversial marina project in Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pseudo-gov-t-pushes-forward-with-controversial-marina-project-in-varosha

The self-declared pseudo-government in the occupied areas has made a decision to proceed with the construction of a marina intended for private boats and tourism development in Varosha, an area belonging to the Republic of Cyprus....

20. Cyprus gov't to pay €345,000 to Turkish Cypriot for illegal use of property

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-gov-t-to-pay-€345-000-to-turkish-cypriot-for-illegal-use-of-property

The big news: "Compensation of €345,000 will be paid to a T/C of American origin by the Republic of Cyprus, while also returning his property in Limassol, which was being used illegally....

21. UN chief spells out need for envoy deal on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-chief-spells-out-need-for-envoy-deal-on-cyprus

An important step forward would be an agreement with the sides on an appointment of a United Nations envoy, who could explore ways to reach common ground towards resuming negotiations for a lasting settlement in Cyprus, the UN Secretary General says, while urging the leaders to send a clear signal that 'this time things will be different'...

22. The President's omissions and unaddressed issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-president-s-omissions-and-unaddressed-issues

Flanked by his cabinet and through a 24-page document, the President of the Republic presented the program and actions of the government from his first day in office until today. ...

23. President keeps EU initiative alive after phone call

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-keeps-his-eu-initiative-alive-after-phone-call

Dialogue prospects on divided Cyprus may seem small after UN efforts failed this week to bring together the two community leaders, but President Nikos Christodoulides remained upbeat on Thursday over a hard sell to involve Brussels in the peace process, citing a phone call he received on Thursday...

24. 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. ...

25. '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,...

26. 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....

27. The hypocrisy over Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-hypocrisy-over-varosha

The news of three hotels owned by Greek Cypriots being sold to a Turkish Cypriot entrepreneur in Varosha summarizes our ongoing hypocrisy in the Cyprus issue, both in terms of the displaced and the property aspect in the negotiations....

28. Application submitted to ''real estate committee'' for three Varosha hotels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/application-submitted-to-real-estate-committee-for-three-varosha-hotels

According to Yeni Bakis, the person who claimed to have bought three hotels in Varosha submitted an application to the ''real estate committee'' yesterday. ...

29. Cyprus Republic not involved in the 'sale' of the 3 hotels in Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-republic-not-involved-in-the-sale-of-the-3-hotels-in-varosha

Today, a scheduled meeting was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to commemorate the new government's inauguration. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Kombos, met with the Municipality of Famagusta, led by Mayor Simos Ioannou. ...

30. Probe into T/C businessman's acquisition of G/C properties in Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probe-into-t-c-businessman-s-acquisition-of-g-c-properties-in-varosha

Government officials have refuted reports published by T/C newspaper Yeni Bakis which claimed that a T/C businessman had acquired three Greek Cypriot hotels and two floors of apartment buildings in the closed city of Famagusta with the approval of the Ministry of Interior of the Republic....

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