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08 February, 2023
 

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1. Cyprus at the crossroads

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-at-the-crossroads

South African citizens/voters had two choices in deciding their country's future in 1990. The first option was to maintain the status quo, which would have resulted in a major civil war that would have destroyed the country and resulted in many deaths....

2. Wronged worker slams Cyprus over migration crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wronged-worker-slams-cyprus-over-migration-crisis

Thousands of asylum seekers in Cyprus were sent back to their countries last year but one foreign worker, who feels he has no good options following a dispute with his employer, says many people who come to work on the island are forced to seek asylum because the system is not in their favor...

3. Athienou rep draws line over buffer zone barbwire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athienou-draws-line-over-buffer-zone-barbwire

A recent renovation of a Greek Cypriot police station near the buffer zone came with promises of additional staff and better monitoring of the area, but leaders of the local community have second thoughts over a controversial barb wire...

4. Migration: Nikos Christodoulides can and wants to deal with it

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/migration-nikos-christodoulides-can-and-wants-to-deal-with-it

One of the biggest and most serious problems Cyprus faces now, and one of the biggest challenges, is the issue of migration. Our country must deal with disproportionate flows of migrants, both in relation to its size and resources and in relation to its population....

5. First group of asylum seekers relocated to Germany from Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-group-of-asylum-seekers-relocated-to-germany-from-cyprus

Repatriation flights from Cyprus to Germany and France began at the end of December as part of the EU's support policy for Nicosia in the refugee crisis. ...

6. An unlikely love story of two soldiers separated by the buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/an-unlikely-love-story-of-two-soldiers-separated-by-the-buffer-zone

Along with five other films 'Buffer Zone', directed and written by Savvas Stavros will open the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, before Sally Potter's new film with Javier Bardem and Chris Rock....

7. UN chief sees no common ground in divided Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-chief-sees-no-common-ground-in-divided-cyprus

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' report on the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, released on Wednesday night as an official document of the Security Council, number S/2023/3, records the lack of common ground between the two sides for peace talks leading to a mutually agreeable solution...

8. Princess Anne arrives in Cyprus tomorrow for a 2-day visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/princess-anne-arrives-in-cyprus-tomorrow-for-a-2-day-visit

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, Princess Anne, will visit the Republic of Cyprus, the United Nations Buffer Zone and the Sovereign Base Area at Dhekelia on Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th of January, the High Commission announced. The Princess will also be received by President Nicos Anastasiades at the Presidential Palace....

9. Leaked UN report on Cyprus raises eyebrows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/leaked-un-report-on-cyprus-raises-eyebrows

A draft report by the UN Secretary General on the peacekeeping force in divided Cyprus has been leaked to Greek Cypriot media, prompting political pundits to point to bleak and candid references to a host of divisive issues including...

10. Is the drone base in Lefkoniko growing? (satellite image)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/is-the-drone-base-in-lefkoniko-growing-satellite-image

Three years ago today, in December 2019, Turkey publicly announced the first-ever permanent deployment of the TB-2 Bayraktar drone in the occupied territories. ...

11. Divided Cyprus’ leaders meet as UN not giving up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-cyprus-leaders-meet-as-un-not-giving-up

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar met on Wednesday evening in the framework of an end of year reception which the UN in Cyprus hosted at Ledra Palace, in the Nicosia buffer zone...

12. North releases video of rogue driver incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-releases-video-of-rogue-driver-incident

A Greek Cypriot man accused of driving through a Turkish Cypriot checkpoint barricade says his car was shot at during the incident, with authorities in the north releasing video footage and prosecutors saying the suspect was being uncooperative...

13. Rogue driver arrested for ‘breaking down barriers’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rogue-driver-in-cyprus-arrested-for-‘breaking-down-barriers

A Greek Cypriot man who gave new meaning to the phrase 'breaking down barriers' has been arrested by Turkish Cypriot police, after he failed to comply with officers on both sides of the divided island and drove through a barricade in the north...

14. Both sides calling for talks to resume 'as soon as possible'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/both-sides-calling-for-talks-to-resume-as-soon-as-possible

Νegotiations for the Cyprus problem should be restarted “as soon as possible”, for a solution only in the framework of a united federal Cyprus, Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot parties said on Wednesday after their regular meeting at Ledra Palace hotel in the Nicosia buffer zone, in the framework of the bi-communal dialogue under the auspices of the Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Nicosia....

15. UN invites divided Cyprus’ leaders to a social

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-invites-divided-cyprus-leaders-to-a-social

The two community leaders of divided Cyprus will mark the end of 2022 next month during a social event hosted in the UN buffer zone, with the encounter taking place at a time when chances for new peace talks range from slim to none...

16. Resumption of Cyprus peace talks bleak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/resumption-of-cyprus-peace-talks-bleak

Ioannis Kasoulides offered a bleak outlook Thursday for resuming stalled peace talks any time soon even though a senior United Nations official affirmed the commitment of the world body’s chief to remain engaged in resolving one of Europe’s most intractable conflicts....

17. UN intervenes when Turkish soldiers move towards farmer in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-intervenes-when-turkish-soldiers-move-towards-farmer-in-buffer-zone

Turkish soldiers were mobilized on Tuesday, in the Astromeritis area, west of the capital Nicosia, in the sight of a Greek Cypriot farmer who went to the Buffer Zone to do work, related to his agricultural activity in the area. ...

18. Abduction of Cyprus’ Little Hacker points to bizarre case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abduction-of-cyprus-little-hacker-points-to-bizarre-case

Cyprus Police have landed on a tortuous case after it was revealed that a recent abduction of the island’s infamous 'Little Hacker' allegedly came to expose a fake arrest in the buffer zone and a real plot against a prominent businessman who has been in the crosshairs of law enforcement for years...

19. Crimea platform ‘Cyprioted’ during odd exchange

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crimea-platform-gets-‘cyprioted-during-odd-exchange

An odd exchange took place on Tuesday during a parliamentary summit on Crimea, when Cypriot House Speaker Annita Demetriou took issue with a point of order raised by a Turkish delegation member who criticized invasion references to the Cyprus Problem...

20. Tobacco from north lands gals in jail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tobacco-from-north-lands-gals-in-jail

Two women have been detained at a checkpoint in rural Nicosia after customs officers found a large quantity of tobacco products in their vehicle, but charges and circumstances of their detention were not immediately clear...

21. Turkish soldiers man post in buffer zone trouble spot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-soldiers-man-post-in-denia-trouble-spot

UN peacekeepers in Cyprus say they are monitoring a situation in rural Nicosia where Turkish soldiers started manning a post overlooking the buffer zone in Denia, a known trouble spot where videos suggest a Greek Cypriot farmer repeatedly had run-ins with the military...

22. Greek Cypriots feel left out of UN buffer zone decision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-feel-left-out-of-un-buffer-zone-decision

A recent decision by UN Peacekeepers in Cyprus to okay the launch of renovation work on a Turkish Cypriot football pitch in the buffer zone has angered Greek Cypriots, who view the process as an effort by the north to score a point against the south...

23. Police alarmed after speed camera van shot at

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-alarmed-after-traffic-camera-van-shot-at-night

Police are investigating a shooting incident on the highway in rural Nicosia on Thursday night, when shots were fired at a traffic camera van injuring two employees who were on duty...

24. Nouris: EU should sanction countries that instrumentalize migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-eu-should-sanction-countries-that-instrumentalize-migration

The EU should have concrete sanctions in place when there is proof that migrants are being instrumentalized, as in the case of Cyprus, Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said....

25. Nouris requests UN assistance with irregular migration flows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-requests-un-assistance-with-irregular-migration-flows

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has asked for the help of UNFICYP in dealing with increased migration flows in the government-controlled areas of Cyprus from the Turkish-occupied territories through the buffer zone....

26. UN's Stewart: The option of a mutually agreed solution is fading

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-s-stewart-the-option-of-a-mutually-agreed-solution-is-fading

"I am extremely concerned that the option of a mutually agreed settlement of the Cyprus problem, i.e. a formula for the reunification of the island acceptable to both sides, is fading and will not be available for much longer", UN Secretary General's Special Representative for Cyprus Colin Stewart says....

27. Locals still object to barbed wire around divided Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-keep-objecting-to-barbed-wire-around-divided-nicosia

New video footage shows barbed wire tossed aside in east Nicosia, with local media following the story after locals west of the capital demonstrated over the weekend against a controversial government fence aimed at keeping irregular migrants at bay...

28. Mario Nava: 'Energy can strengthen the connection between the two communities'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mario-nava-energy-can-strengthen-the-connection-between-the-two-communities

In an interview with Kathimerini, Mario Nava touches on a number of issues with regard to the Cyprus Problem, including how trade between the two communities is the only answer to smuggling, the progress in the implementation of the Halloumi case and the role of the EU in future Cyprus talks....

29. Manure dump causes stinky mess in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/manure-dump-causes-stinky-mess-in-nicosia

People in Cyprus asking on social media about a foul smell in Nicosia got their answer after it emerged that a farmer had dumped manure inside the UN buffer zone...

30. Cyprus hopeful about EU migration pact

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hopeful-about-eu-migration-pact

The interior ministry in the Republic of Cyprus says an EU council draft that makes adoption of asylum and migration rules a priority includes a Green Line reference, seen by Nicosia as an important step in its attempt to block flows from the northern part seen by the south as 'instruments of Turkey'...

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