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1. Limbo in a blue tent: African asylum-seekers stuck on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/limbo-in-a-blue-tent-african-asylum-seekers-stuck-on-cyprus

It seems a strange place to pitch a tent. Plump in the middle of the United Nations-patrolled buffer zone that has divided Cyprus along ethnic lines since 1974,...

2. Buffer Fringe Festival 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/buffer-fringe-festival-2021

The Buffer Fringe Performing Arts Festival begins today in locations across the island of Cyprus and online....

3. Cyprus won’t sign pact if EU doesn’t budge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-won-t-sign-pact-if-eu-doesn-t-budge

A letter to the Home Affairs commissioner sent by the MED5 ministers warns Brussels that front line states won’t sign the new pact on migration and asylum unless their demand for a 'balanced' agreement is met...

4. Cyprus puts foot down on migration talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-puts-foot-down-on-migration

The Republic of Cyprus is adding pressure on a pending agreement over an EU migration pact, with three proposals backed by MED5 countries aimed at airing their grievances against the bloc, a union that is going through a power struggle...

5. Take a walk through the Nicosia airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/take-a-walk-through-the-nicosia-airport

After almost 50 years, Nicosia airport comes back to life, thanks to the Cyprus Institute....

6. 75th anniversary of the Fulbright Program

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/75th-anniversary-of-the-fullbright-program

The US Embassy held a reception yesterday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Fulbright program....

7. EU aims for deal with Turkey to stem migrant flows to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-aims-for-deal-with-turkey-to-stem-migrant-flows-to-cyprus

The European Union could work out ways to stem the flow of migrants from Turkey to Cyprus and other EU nations...

8. Vaccinated in Cyprus granted checkpoint boon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccinated-in-cyprus-granted-checkpoint-boon

The two sides of divided Cyprus have agreed to do away with tests for unvaccinated persons wishing to cross the buffer zone, following the latest assessments of a bicommunal committee and news that the virus is slowing down...

9. Cyprus wants strong UNSC response on Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-strong-unsc-response-on-varosha

The UN Security Council is scheduled to tackle Varosha on Thursday, after the Republic of Cyprus requested closed consultations to take place following a Turkish Cypriot announcement to reopen part of the ghost town in the north, a move heavily criticized by Greek Cypriots in the south...

10. Asylum seekers stuck in Cyprus' buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-stuck-in-cyprus-buffer-zone

Cypriot Interior Minister Nikos Nouris says the ordeal of three Cameroonians currently stuck in the buffer zone could end if EU fellow members agreed to take them in, with reports saying the bloc is still looking for consensus on migration policy but nothing has been agreed to date...

11. Cyprus enters new phase of relaxations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-enters-new-phase-of-measure-relaxations

The Republic of Cyprus entered on Friday a new phase of easing of COVID restrictions, including people allowed to stay out during curfew if they are attending a wedding celebration...

12. Cyprus reopens checkpoints in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reopens-checkpoints-in-buffer-zone

Barricades in downtown Nicosia’s checkpoint were removed Friday as Cyprus’ two communities north and south agreed to ease movement restrictions imposed during the COVID pandemic...

13. Checkpoints to open with no deal on vaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-deal-on-vaccinated-but-checkpoints-open-friday

The two communities on divided Cyprus have confirmed their agreement on a 3-level system that would allow people to go through checkpoints, but details remain unclear on whether those who are vaccinated can still cross if epidemiological conditions worsen...

14. Cyprus' checkpoints expected to reopen Friday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-checkpoints-expected-to-reopen-friday

The government spokesperson in the Republic of Cyprus says there is a basis for agreement between the two communities to re-open crossing points, with reports saying people on the divided island will be able to go through checkpoints as soon as Friday if they have the necessary health certificate...

15. Four arrested on human smuggling charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-arrested-on-human-smuggling-charges

Cypriot police have arrested four individuals on human smuggling charges after a number of people including a woman and two children were apprehended in the buffer zone during an attempt to cross from north to south...

16. Athienou murder suspect gives statement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athienou-murder-suspect-gives-statement

There are new developments in the Athienou murder investigation after local media said the main suspect was purported to have given a statement to police implicating himself in the killing of a foreign woman, whose official identity still remains a mystery...

17. Bicommunal health committee working on reopening of crossings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bicommunal-health-committee-working-on-reopening-of-crossings

Authorities in the north have instructed the bicommunal technical committee on health to draw up a road map for the restoration of crossings to pre-pandemic conditions as soon as the epidemiological situation allows....

18. Police probe burning of Greek flag in Pyla

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-probe-burning-of-greek-flag-in-pyla

A Greek flag that was hoisted at an elementary school in Pyla was reportedly stolen and set on fire this week, but the exact time of the incident in the bicommunal village was not fully clear...

19. Cyprus wraps up cheese that grills

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wraps-up-cheese-that-grills

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says the registration of halloumi and hellim with the European Union is “to the benefit of all Cypriot producers, Greek and Turkish” following Monday’s designation for the famous cheese that grills but not without protests on both sides...

20. Investigators puzzled over Athienou case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigators-puzzled-over-athienou-case

Officials in Cyprus still remain in the dark over the identification of a woman whose body was discovered in a field in the buffer zone, with reports saying investigators are seeking answers from abroad based on a tip that led to the launch of a murder probe...

21. Halloumi cheese to get PDO stamp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-secures-eagerly-awaited-pdo-status-for-halloumi

The Commission’s Quality Committee on Friday put its eagerly-awaited stamp of approval on Cyprus’ request for registering halloumi/hellim as a product of Protected Designation of Origin (PDO). ...

22. Vandals spray paint mosque with graffiti

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vandals-spray-paint-mosque-with-graffiti

A graffiti incident at a mosque in Limassol has drawn wide condemnation on Thursday, a holiday with bicentennial celebrations on the island marking the Greek revolt against the Ottoman Empire...

23. More arrests after body dug up in Athienou

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-arrests-after-body-dug-up-in-athienou

Two more suspects have been arrested after a body was dug up in a field in the buffer zone, with new details raising more questions and police keeping a tight lid on a launched murder investigation...

24. Man arrested after body found in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dead-body-spotted-in-buffer-zone

Larnaca police went on alert Tuesday morning after a dead body was found in Athienou, with preliminary reports saying nothing has been ruled out...

25. Fence wars break out near buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fence-wars-break-out-near-buffer-zone

Opposing camps have been making headlines recently over a controversial barbwire fence near the buffer zone, with one group cutting a piece of barbed wire and the other restoring it, with all caught on tape...

26. Minister points finger at north over barbwire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-points-finger-at-north-over-barbwire

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has fired back at critics in the north over the south’s decision to install barbwire near the UN buffer zone to halt illegal crossings, blaming the need for a fence on lack of action on the part of Turkish Cypriot authorities...

27. Critics slam 'Trump-like' fence installed in Nicosia suburb

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critics-slam-trump-like-fence-installed-in-nicosia-suburb

The government came under fire on Tuesday over a decision to lay razor wire along a section of the Astromeritis buffer zone in the Nicosia district....

28. Cyprus begins sealing porous frontier

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-begins-sealing-porous-frontier

The Republic of Cyprus says a barbwire fence currently being set up along a strip adjacent to the UN buffer zone should not be seen as a border between north and south but a way to hold back undocumented migrants...

29. EU foreign chief pops in for a visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-foreign-chief-pops-in-for-a-visit

EU’s foreign affairs chief visited Cyprus on Friday where he is meeting with leaders on both sides of the divided island as well as UNJ officials ahead of the latest attempt to revive peace negotiations...

30. Illegal refrigerant seized in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-refrigerant-seized-in-buffer-zone

Three dozen boxes of refrigerant gas were seized by authorities in the buffer zone on Tuesday, with police saying the illegal goods had been stashed away in a remote area near Potamia village...

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