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31. Tensions rise yet again in buffer zone amidst UN envoy delay

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tensions-rise-yet-again-in-buffer-zone-amidst-un-envoy-delay

Amid the delayed appointment of the UN Secretary General's envoy to the Cyprus problem, the occupation regime persists in targeted maneuvers to sow tension within the buffer zone. ...

32. 'The Dead Zone'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-dead-zone

Last August, when we discussed the Pyla crisis, the incidents in the "border states," and the aftermath of the peacekeepers' beating in the buffer zone by Turks, the perception was that the government handled the situation proactively and was diplomatically prepared. ...

33. Cyprus on edge as UNFICYP peacekeepers attacked in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-edge-as-unficyp-peacekeepers-attacked-in-buffer-zone

Four months ago, in late August, UNFICYP peacekeepers faced a violent attack within the buffer zone in Pyla by a group of Turkish Cypriots....

34. Nicosia takes measures as status quo violation escalates in Agios Dometios

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-takes-measures-as-status-quo-violation-escalates-in-agios-dometios

What began last Monday, inside the buffer zone in Agios Dometios with the installation of a camera in an abandoned house, continued on Wednesday with the presence of Turkish military forces....

35. Cyprus faces surging fox population

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-surging-fox-population

The fox population in Cyprus is increasing this year with its presence being felt both in the countryside and in the city centers....

36. Agios Dometios violations, new invasions threaten Cyprus, says Tsivikos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/agios-dometios-violations-new-invasions-threaten-cyprus-says-tsivikos

The buffer zone is Cypriot territory, and every violation is a new invasion into our lands," said Savvas Tsivikos, the Supreme President of AHEPA, on Wednesday after his meeting with the President of the Republic, Nikos Christodoulides. ...

37. Tatar's adviser clarifies camera placement for security in Agios Dometios

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-s-adviser-clarifies-camera-placement-for-security-in-agios-dometios

In a recent TV broadcast on 'Bayrak,' academic Hossein Ishiksal, special adviser to the Turkish Cypriot leader for international relations and diplomacy, announced significant measures for border security and addressed the issue of the buffer zone in the Agios Dometios area....

38. Agios Dometios buffer zone crisis sparks secret Presidential decisions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/agios-dometios-buffer-zone-crisis-sparks-secret-presidential-decisions

Decisions to be implemented if buffer zone situation not restored says President. ...

39. Turkish soldiers shout and curse in wake of Agios Dometios incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-soldiers-shout-and-curse-in-wake-of-agios-dometios-incident

The mayor of Agios Dometios, Mr. Kostas Petrou, spoke to 24news about the serious incident involving the violation of the buffer zone by the Turkish army on Monday afternoon (27/11)....

40. First Pyla, now Agios Dometios

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-pyla-now-agios-dometios

The actions of the occupation authorities within the buffer zone appear to be following a pattern, aiming to challenge the status quo and create a fait accompli. ...

41. Turkish forces' antenna installation in Agios Demetios draws criticism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-forces-antenna-installation-in-agios-demetios-draws-criticism

Government Spokesman Konstantinos Letymbiotis on Monday described the latest action of the Turkish occupying forces, regarding the installation of a rotating camera and an antenna on an uninhabited house in the buffer zone, in the area of Agios Dometios in Nicosia, as a “serious ongoing violation of the buffer zone”. ...

42. Abraham’s Tinderbox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/abraham-s-tinderbox

I’ll begin by clearly condemning Hamas and its terrorist thugs and express grief at the horrors inflicted on innocent Israeli civilians on 7 October....

43. UN mediates as verbal incident sparks Pyla diplomacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-mediates-as-verbal-incident-sparks-pyla-diplomacy

The situation in Pyla remains quiet, United Nations sources told the Cyprus News Agency when asked about press reports on tension in the area....

44. UN's Lacroix visits Pyla

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-s-lacroix-visits-pyla

Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix who has been on the island since yesterday, visited Pyla....

45. UN Under-Secretary-General navigates key agreements and envoy talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-under-secretary-general-navigates-key-agreements-and-envoy-talks

Jean-Pierre Lacroix, UN Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, who is carrying a three-day visit to Cyprus will visit the area of Pyla and the fenced-off city of Varoshia....

46. Cyprus considers UN-Led humanitarian aid channel to Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-considers-un-led-humanitarian-aid-channel-to-gaza

The possibility of humanitarian aid going directly from Cyprus to Gaza and being received by UN personnel is currently under consideration, Government Spokesperson Konstantinos Letymbiotis said on Wednesday, following the meeting between UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, and President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nikos Christodoulides, at the Presidential Palace....

47. Top UN official to meet Cyprus President and Turkish Cypriot Leader

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/top-un-official-to-meet-cyprus-president-and-turkish-cypriot-leader

UN Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix Lacroix arrives in Cyprus at noon Wednesday for a three day visit and is scheduled to hold separate meetings in the afternoon with Cyprus President, Nikos Christodoulides, at the Presidential Palace at 1530 and with Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar in the Turkish occupied areas of the island at 1700....

48. Nicosia's silence on Turkish response to UN envoy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-s-silence-on-turkish-response-to-un-envoy

Nicosia has no information on whether the Turkish side has responded to the UN on the appointment of an envoy by the UN Secretary-General, Government Spokesperson Konstantinos Letymbiotis said on Tuesday, noting that during his meeting on Wednesday in Nicosia with UN Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, President Nikos Christodoulides, will discuss, apart from the issue of Pyla, the ongoing efforts to resume negotiations on the Cyprus problem from where they have been interrupted....

49. US Embassy to lead American evacuation from Haifa to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-embassy-to-lead-american-evacuation-from-haifa-to-cyprus

The US Embassy in Nicosia is organizing the departure of US citizens from Haifa to Cyprus by sea on Monday in cooperation with Cyprus, the Embassy announced via the X platform on Sunday....

50. Ferreira commits EU support to Pyla deal implementation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ferreira-commits-eu-support-to-pyla-deal-implementation

The European Commission will support the implementation of the agreement reached on Pyla, Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms Elisa Ferreira said, welcoming the agreement....

51. Pyla buffer zone free of military presence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pyla-buffer-zone-free-of-military-presence

An agreement reached on Monday morning in relation to the issue of the buffer zone in the area of Pyla would ensure the status of the buffer zone and the non-presence of military and “police” forces of the occupying authorities, diplomatic sources told CNA, describing the development as “a very big” confidence building measure (CBM)....

52. UN secures Pyla buffer zone agreement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-secures-pyla-buffer-zone-agreement

In a recent statement, the United Nations has announced a breakthrough in Pyla. According to their announcement, they have reached arrangements that are poised to bring resolution to the ongoing situation....

53. Kasselakis' Cyprus visit reveals Greek policy realities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/kasselakis-cyprus-visit-reveals-greek-policy-realities

The image of Stefanos Kasselakis, the President of SYRIZA, peering through a hole in the wall, reminiscent of a combat position used for aiming a rifle, at the buffer zone behind the parking lot of the Ledra Pallas barricade encapsulates the essence of Greek policies concerning the Cyprus problem....

54. UN Peacekeeping Force asserts continued use of Ledra Palace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-peacekeeping-force-asserts-continued-use-of-ledra-palace

The UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) has reaffirmed its commitment to maintain control of Ledra Palace, a historic hotel located in the Nicosia buffer zone, dismissing speculations about its return to the Church of Cyprus....

55. UN envoy appointment sparks tensions in New York talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-envoy-appointment-sparks-tensions-in-new-york-talks

The appointment of a UN envoy on Cyprus was rejected by Turkish Cypriot leader, Ersin Tatar, during his meeting on Saturday with the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres in New York. ...

56. A closer look at the Greek-Turkish dynamic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/a-closer-look-at-the-greek-turkish-dynamic

The public discourse is inundated with discussions for and against the evolving Greek-Turkish rapprochement. Strangely, there are few references to the Cyprus issue, which has continuously occupied Greek foreign policy since the 1950s....

57. Minister demands urgent action on migrant smuggling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-demands-urgent-action-on-migrant-smuggling

Migrant smuggling is a global concern that demands our immediate attention, Minister of Justice and Public Order Anna Koukkides Procopiou said on Tuesday, adding that a country deeply affected by this phenomenon, is Cyprus....

58. Foreign Minister addresses UN on Pyla and Cyprus problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-minister-addresses-un-on-pyla-and-cyprus-problem

Cyprus Foreign Minister Constantinos Kombos began his contacts in New York, on the sidelines of the High Level Week of the 78th UN General Assembly. ...

59. The missing piece in Greek-Turkish diplomacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-missing-piece-in-greek-turkish-diplomacy

The public discourse has been flooded with commentaries in favor or against the ongoing efforts for a Greek-Turkish rapprochement....

60. Pyla's road construction issue stirs debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pyla-s-road-construction-issue-stirs-debate

The talk about building a road from Arsos (Larnaca) to Pyla is causing a stir among the occupation authorities, UNFICYP, and local authorities....

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