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31. Metsola has full plate as she flies to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/metsola-has-full-plate-as-she-flies-to-cyprus

European Parliament President Roberta Metsola is flying for an official visit to Cyprus, where years ago she spent time as a college student, but this short trip is packed with hot button issues for Europe’s youngest-ever speaker...

32. Europe Direct Centre to provide information on grant and funding opportunities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-direct-centre-to-provide-information-on-grant-and-funding-opportunities

The only bi-communal Europe Direct Centre in Cyprus starts its operation in the Ledra Palace Area on the 8th of September....

33. UNFICYP urges caution after buffer zone reports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-urges-caution-following-buffer-zone-reports

A couple of incidents that took place in the buffer zone are making headlines in Cyprus, including allegations that Turkish soldiers violated the green line, with UN peacekeepers saying they were investigating but also urging caution before drawing conclusions...

34. Bicommunal peace event to take place on September 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/bicommunal-peace-event-to-take-place-on-september-1st

Political parties, trade unions and organizations from both sides of the divide in Cyprus stressed on Monday their determination to continue their struggle for the reunification of the country....

35. North plays catch-up with illicit cash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-plays-catch-up-with-illicit-cash

Turkish Cypriot authorities have their hands full as they investigate large sums of money being laundered in Cyprus, with cases ranging from probing courier operations south of the divided island’s UN buffer zone to media speculating on the scope of rampant tax evasion in the north...

36. Divided Cyprus marks Tillyria bombing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-cyprus-marks-tylliria-bombing

Dozens of buses in Cyprus have crossed into an abandoned fishing village where Turkish Cypriots go every year to commemorate Turkish bombing of Tillyria, an event in 1964 remembered by Greek Cypriots as a failure to crush a rebellion against law and order during intercommunal violence...

37. Presidential contender, ministry swing for the fences

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-contender-government-swing-for-the-fences

Cypriot presidential candidate Andreas Mavroyiannis drew heavy criticism from the interior ministry on Monday, after the former chief negotiator spoke on the weekend against a controversial barbwire fence south of the buffer zone...

38. Sides react ‘as usual’ after Council renews UNFICYP

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sides-react-‘as-usual-after-council-renews-unficyp

The Security Council on Thursday unanimously adopted a resolution extending the mandate of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, one of UN’s longest-running peacekeeping missions, drawing different reactions as usually from both sides on the divided island...

39. UN not keen on hi tech near buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-not-keen-on-hi-tech-near-buffer-zone

A draft on UNFICYP renewal expected to pass Thursday in the Security Council includes concerns over military surveillance equipment being placed near the divided island’s buffer zone...

40. Collin Stewart: 'No development, no prospects on the horizon'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/collin-stewart-no-development-no-prospects-on-the-horizon

On Monday, the UN Security Council held discussions regarding the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) under the chairmanship of the Permanent Representative of Brazil, Ambassador Ronaldo Costa Filho....

41. Cyprus defends migration stance for ‘love of country’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-defends-migration-stance-for-‘love-of-country

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris says he would be happy if the Republic of Cyprus could bring down irregular migration by following the example of Greece, a country facing EU criticism over ‘violent’ deportations, with the Cypriot official calling on fellow citizens to show their 'love of country'...

42. LNG issues to persist if Cyprus problem remains unresolved

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lng-issues-to-persist-if-cyprus-problem-remains-unresolved

If efforts to resolve the Cyprus problem continue, then the issue of natural gas will continue as well, Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides said on Tuesday while speaking before the House Foreign Affairs Committee which discussed the EastMed developments, its geopolitical significance and the external dimension of the "EuroAsia Interconnector"....

43. Lawmakers approve private 'green line' armed cops

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawmakers-approve-private-police-along-green-line

The parliament in the Republic of Cyprus has approved legislation allowing the hiring and training of 300 private armed police officers tasked with combating illegal migration along the UN buffer zone, but regulations were still unclear...

44. Guterres: 'More direct contact between the two communities is needed'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guterres-more-direct-contact-between-the-two-communities-is-needed

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged the leaders in Cyprus, President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar to encourage more direct contact and cooperation between the two communities, expressing his concern about the likelihood that the already difficult climate between the parties could worsen....

45. Turkish Cypriots must assume responsibility for migration flows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-must-assume-responsibility-for-migration-flows

Vice-President of the European Commission Margaritis Schinas has said that the EU will find a way to make the Turkish Cypriot leadership assume its responsibility for limiting the migration flows in Cyprus which is faced with "an unbearably big burden"....

46. Earl and Countess of Wessex to visit the Republic of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/earl-and-countess-of-wessex-to-visit-the-republic-of-cyprus

The Earl and Countess of Wessex will visit the Republic of Cyprus and the Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia between Monday 20th and Wednesday 22nd June, according to the British High Commission....

47. UNFICYP steps up patrols after shooting incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-steps-up-patrols-after-shooting-incident

The United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus is stepping up patrols and calling for an investigation following an alleged incident over the weekend, when peacekeepers came under attack by unidentified individuals...

48. Critics furious over ‘gynic rules’ for Green Line cops

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critics-furious-over-‘gynic-rules-for-green-line-cops

Rules referring to gynecological restrictions for female border cops in Cyprus are raising eyebrows, with critics crying foul over the measure while ridiculing the lack of mental evaluation for gun possession...

49. Nouris discusses illegal immigration and occupation with Czech MP's

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-discusses-illegal-immigration-and-occupation-with-czech-mp-s

Illegal immigration and the war in Ukraine were the focus of a meeting held on Thursday between Minister of Interior Nicos Nouris and Chairman of the Czech Parliamentary Committee on European Affairs, Ondřej Benešík, who was heading a delegation of Czech MPs and members of the Committee....

50. Cyprus doubles down on immigration policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-doubles-down-on-immigration-policy

The government in the Republic of Cyprus has renewed its response to migration flows to the island, tasking authorities and lawmakers with tightening measures in a number of areas...

51. Walls go up as wall comes down in divided Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/walls-go-up-as-wall-comes-down-in-nicosia

Turkish Cypriot city officials in north Nicosia say they are prepared to tackle a collapsed Venetian wall with or without help from the south, as both sides on the divided island still disagree on how to fix it together...

52. Divided Cyprus vows protection for Ukrainians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-cyprus-vows-protection-for-ukrainians

People fleeing war in Ukraine have been promised protection in Cyprus, but questions remained as both sides on the divided island rushed to declare their support before finalizing all the details...

53. Young migrants in ‘miserable’ camp, says Cyprus Commissioner for children's rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-migrants-in-‘miserable-camp-says-cyprus-commissioner-for-children-s-rights

The war in Ukraine has focused the world’s attention on the plight of millions fleeing the country. But migrants from sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and elsewhere continue to reach ethnically divided Cyprus, where authorities say they’re overwhelmed....

54. Twins reunited with parents after buffer zone ordeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/twins-reunited-with-parents-after-buffer-zone-ordeal

Greek Cypriot authorities helped two twins reunite with their family in the north, after the foreign parents got separated from the girls who ended up in the south during a partially foiled illegal crossing attempt...

55. Buffer zone twin still missing after ordeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/buffer-zone-twin-still-missing-after-ordeal

A lithe girl’s whereabouts remained unknown on Tuesday after UN peacekeepers found her sibling in the buffer zone before dawn, with authorities still searching but not ruling out she may be with other adults on either side of the divided island...

56. Cyprus government to report farmer's harassment by Turkish military to the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-government-to-report-farmer-s-harassment-by-turkish-military-to-the-eu

The Cyprus government will report to the EU an incident concerning a farmer’s harassment by the Turkish occupation forces in the village of Deneia, located in Nicosia District, within the buffer zone....

57. Greek Cypriots say soldiers drew guns in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-say-soldiers-drew-guns-in-buffer-zone

UN officials in ethnically-divided Cyprus say an incident in the buffer zone was resolved peacefully, with local media reporting a Greek Cypriot farmer was asked by armed Turkish soldiers to leave the area...

58. Security Council renews UNFICYP but scolds both sides

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/security-council-renews-unficyp-but-scolds-both-sides

The Security Council on Thursday renewed the mandate for the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus for another six months, but not without causing angst in both sides of the divided island...

59. North irked over Turkish handball player’s airlift

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-irked-over-turkish-handball-player-s-airlift

Turkish Cypriots are accusing Greek Cypriots of trying to trying to score political points after a handball player quarantined in the south was not allowed to cross into the north to head back to Istanbul and had to be airlifted by an ambulance plane...

60. Nouris calls on EU partners to conclude agreement between FRONTEX and Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-calls-on-eu-partners-to-conclude-agreement-between-frontex-and-turkey

Cyprus Minister of Interior, Nicos Nouris, has called for the conclusion of a Status Agreement between FRONTEX and Turkey, as a matter of urgency and as a condition for additional EU support to Turkey....

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