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25 February, 2020
 

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1. Turkish Cypriot ambulance rushes to Nicosia General

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-ambulance-rushes-to-nicosia-general

A Turkish Cypriot ambulance received police escort in the south on Wednesday, as it was transporting a patient in a medical emergency...

2. Man found dead in rural Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-found-dead-in-rural-nicosia

Police are ruling out foul play following the discovery of a dead man in a pool of blood at a farm in rural Nicosia...

3. Government ups the ante on Spiftire impasse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-ups-the-ante-on-spiftire-impasse

The Republic of Cyprus has already decided on measures to be taken in the event that the UN fails to resolve the Spitfire Café impasse between the Nicosia Municipality and the Turkish military....

4. Turkish soldiers attempt to block work on Spitfire coffeeshop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-soldiers-attempt-to-block-work-on-spitfire-coffeeshop

Turkish soldiers in civilian clothes on Thursday attempted to block the Nicosia Municipality crew working on historic Spitfire coffeeshop in Nicosia, the Municipality reported....

5. North cries foul over Spitfire operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-cries-foul-over-spitfire-operation

Turkish Cypriot officials in north Nicosia are accusing city crew maintenance in the south of sneaking into the buffer and stealing a number of items with UNFICYP weighing in and calling on involved parties to back away from the iconic Spitfire Cafe...

6. Structural support work begins on historic 'Spitfire' coffeeshop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/municipality-launches-structural-support-work-on-historic-spitfire-coffeeshop

Cleaning and structural support work has begun on the iconic but dilapidated Spitfire coffeeshop located on the Green Line, at the Paphos Gate area of the Nicosia walls, the Nicosia municipality announced on Wednesday....

7. Cypriot leaders vow to fight virus together

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-leaders-vow-to-fight-virus-together

The two Cypriot leaders of divided Cyprus co-chaired a health meeting on Monday and agreed to increase cooperation in the fight against the coronavirus...

8. 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....

9. Minister explains joint patrols downtown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-explains-joint-patrols-downtown

The interior minister says joint patrols in downtown Nicosia are meant to prevent crime and combat illegal migration, while also clarifying that the two are not necessarily connected to each other...

10. UN clears suspected landmines in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-clears-suspected-landmines-in-cyprus

UNFICYP announced on Monday the clearance of nine suspected hazardous areas each on both sides of the divided island, amounting to a total area of 210,882 square meters...

11. Armed patrols begin this weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/armed-patrols-begin-this-weekend

Armed soldiers and police officers will very soon be holding joint patrols in downtown Nicosia, with the justice minister saying the measures are being taken to combat crime, terrorism, and illegal immigration...

12. 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...

13. 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...

14. 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...

15. Cyprus resorts to UN Security Council over Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-resorts-to-un-security-council-over-varosha

In statements to the press late on Friday after having completed all his meetings on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, President Anastasiades expressed his satisfaction about the outcome of his “interesting and extremely important” meeting with the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and the understanding with which Cyprus’ positions were received by the five Security Council permanent members. ...

16. Anastasiades: We accept political equality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-we-accept-political-equality

In this context and following a call from the Secretary General for an agreed basis for the resumption of negotiations, there is an understanding by the leaders of the two communities that the relevant “Terms of Reference” should comprise the following elements: ...

17. North and south repatriate artworks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-and-south-repatriate-artworks

Representatives from the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot communities exchanged art works and audiovisual recordings in the buffer zone on Tuesday...

18. South hands over another suspect to north

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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...

19. UN caution against hunting in the buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-cautions-against-hunting-in-the-buffer-zone

The United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus says hunting in the buffer zone is a security risk and strictly prohibited....

20. Nicosia walls literally coming down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-walls-literally-coming-down

A conservation group has slammed authorities in the north over the partial collapse of the Guerini Bastion, saying it had warned about the conditions of the Nicosia medieval walls but nobody took them seriously...

21. North hands Rudolf over to south

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

Miroslav Balazovjech, also known as Rudolf who was wanted in connection with attempted murder, has been handed over to authorities in the Republic of Cyprus on Sunday...

22. UNFICYP mandate renewal sends message of urgency for resumption of Cyprus talks, US diplomat says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-mandate-renewal-sends-message-of-urgency-for-resumption-of-cyprus-talks-us-diplomat-says

US Mission’s to the UN Political Coordinator Rodney Hunter has said that his country believes UNFICYP’s new mandate sends a message that the two leaders, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci "must work with a sense of urgency" to resume reunification talks. He also expressed disappointment with the lack of progress since the Conference on Cyprus in 2017 but expressed the belief that a settlement "remains achievable." ...

23. AHDR hosts conference on peace education

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ahdr-hosts-conference-on-peace-education

The Association for Historical Dialogue and Research (AHDR) hosts this week in Cyprus the 43rd Conference of the International Institute on Peace Education (IIPE) entitled "Educating for a Culture of Peace in Divided Societies, History, Dialogue and Multiperspectivity Toward Reconciliation". The official kick off of the conference took place on Monday morning at the Home for Cooperation at the UN buffer zone in Nicosia. ...

24. Mobile phones now work across divided Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mobile-phones-now-work-across-divided-cyprus

The United Nations has lauded the news that mobile phone coverage has been extended to both sides of the divide on the east Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus. ...

25. UNFICYP mandate extended for another six months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-mandate-extended-for-another-six-months

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has recommended that the Security Council extends UNFICYP’s mandate until January 31, 2020 in recognition of its continued contribution to the maintenance of peace and stability. ...

26. Palmer: Ankara has been repeatedly advised to change course

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/palmer-ankara-has-been-repeatedly-advised-to-change-course

27. Garber: US deeply concerned by Turkey's intention to drill off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/garber-us-deeply-concerned-by-turkey-s-intention-to-drill-off-cyprus

28. British PM opposes Turkey’s planned drilling activities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-pm-opposes-turkey-s-planned-drilling-activities

29. Farmer disputes break out in Denia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farmer-disputes-break-out-in-denia

Greek Cypriot farmers were once again turned away from disputed land in the buffer zone, with reports suggesting they entered an area without permission...

30. Man arrested for harboring undocumented aliens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-arrested-for-harboring-undocumented-aliens

Nicosia police arrested a foreign national suspected for harboring undocumented aliens, while 46 presumptive refugees from Syria were taken to a reception centre...

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