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61. Buffer zone tensions and Cyprus problem scenarios

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/buffer-zone-tensions-and-cyprus-problem-scenarios

After the incident in the buffer zone at the Gate, the National Security Council in Turkey convened. This was its first meeting after Erdogan's reelection. ...

62. Did we get Colin Stewart wrong?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/did-we-get-colin-stewart-wrong

In a short period of time, from the day he assumed his duties as the UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy, Mr. Colin Stewart has managed to be at the center of attention. ...

63. Newly released video reveals intense confrontation in Pyla buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/newly-released-video-reveals-intense-confrontation-in-pyla-buffer-zone

A newly surfaced video sheds light on the events that transpired on Friday (18/8) in the Pyla buffer zone. The video depicts Turkish Cypriots launching an assault on UN peacekeepers who were preventing unauthorized construction activity....

64. Global response to Pyla incident firm, says Christodoulides

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-response-to-pyla-incident-firm-says-christodoulides

The international community has given a clear answer to both the Turkish President and the occupying regime as regards the Pyla incident, Cyprus President, Nikos Christodoulides said on Tuesday, noting that the Government was taking all the necessary actions to prevent any new faits accomplis by Turkey....

65. Russia joins condemnation amidst UN buffer zone tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-joins-condemnation-amidst-un-buffer-zone-tensions

Swift condemnation has followed the recent attacks on United Nations peacekeepers and the resulting damage to UN vehicles by Turkish Cypriots. A draft statement addressing the incidents in the village of Pyla, including plans by Turkey, is currently being considered by the Security Council....

66. Media's impact in Cyprus crisis: Fanning flames or offering relief?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/media-s-impact-in-cyprus-crisis-fanning-flames-or-offering-relief

A series of events in recent days, from Chloraka to Apostolos Andreas and then to Pyla, along with the disputes on social media about what is happening or not, remind us more than ever of the need for serious media that don't simply adopt official statements and don't stay on the surface of things, in the emotional and political stereotypes. ...

67. UN monitors Pyla situation, ready to halt unauthorized construction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-monitors-pyla-situation-ready-to-halt-unauthorized-construction

There is no change in the situation in Pyla on Monday, UNFICYP told CNA, adding the Force is monitoring the situation in the area and will take action to stop any unauthorized resumption of construction....

68. Pyla developments raise alarm in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pyla-developments-raise-alarm-in-nicosia

For months, the intention of the Turkish side to occupy a part of the buffer zone in Nicosia has been known. They plan to construct a road from the village of Arso to Pyla....

69. UN Peacekeepers hospitalized after assault in Pyla buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-peacekeepers-hospitalized-after-assault-in-pyla-buffer-zone

Three UN peacekeepers are being treated in hospital after an assault within the buffer zone near Pyla by personnel of the Turkish Cypriot side earlier in the day....

70. ''Foreign Minister'' vows to proceed with controversial road project

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-minister-vows-to-proceed-with-controversial-road-project

Amid escalating tensions, Tahsin Ertugrologlu, the "foreign minister" of the occupied territories, remains adamant that the proposed road breaching the buffer zone is a humanitarian endeavor devoid of ulterior motives. ...

71. New video shows Turkish Cypriot - UN Peacekeepers clash near Pyla buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-video-shows-turkish-cypriot-un-peacekeepers-clash-near-pyla-buffer-zone

Fresh video footage has come to light depicting the clashes that transpired on Friday morning within the buffer zone near Pyla, involving Turkish Cypriots and United Nations personnel....

72. UN peacekeepers adjust position amidst tensions in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-peacekeepers-adjust-position-amidst-tensions-in-buffer-zone

In a recent update to the incident at the Pyla buffer zone, Simos Mitidis, the leader of the G/C community in Pyla, conveyed that the UNFICYP personnel have slightly repositioned themselves in response to the confrontation with Turkish forces within the buffer zone. ...

73. Clashes erupt in Pyla buffer zone as UN prevent roadwork

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clashes-erupt-in-pyla-buffer-zone-as-un-prevent-roadwork

Clashes erupted this morning within the buffer zone near Pyla, Cyprus, as Turkish Cypriots confronted United Nations personnel. The incident unfolded as UN peacekeepers intervened to block unauthorized road construction between occupied Arsus and Pyla, which violates the established status quo....

74. Tensions rise as peacekeepers confront construction dispute in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tensions-rise-as-peacekeepers-confront-construction-dispute-in-buffer-zone

Clashes erupted earlier today within the buffer zone near Pyla as tensions escalated between Turkish Cypriots and United Nations personnel....

75. UN raises alarm over unauthorized construction in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-raises-alarm-over-unauthorized-construction-in-buffer-zone

The United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) has expressed concern about plans for unauthorized construction work by the Turkish Cypriot side inside the UN buffer zone, near Pyla and has warned against it....

76. Pyroi residents push for crossing point amid calls for unity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pyroi-residents-push-for-crossing-point-amid-calls-for-unity

Residents of the Turkish-occupied village of Pyroi in the Nicosia district have voiced their demand for a new crossing point, while the government indicates its endorsement for expanded communication between the island's divided communities. ...

77. Cyprus gov't to pay €345,000 to Turkish Cypriot for illegal use of property

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-gov-t-to-pay-€345-000-to-turkish-cypriot-for-illegal-use-of-property

The big news: "Compensation of €345,000 will be paid to a T/C of American origin by the Republic of Cyprus, while also returning his property in Limassol, which was being used illegally....

78. UN chief spells out need for envoy deal on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-chief-spells-out-need-for-envoy-deal-on-cyprus

An important step forward would be an agreement with the sides on an appointment of a United Nations envoy, who could explore ways to reach common ground towards resuming negotiations for a lasting settlement in Cyprus, the UN Secretary General says, while urging the leaders to send a clear signal that 'this time things will be different'...

79. Debate on fuel from north misfires ahead of protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/debate-on-fuel-from-north-misfires-ahead-of-protest

Greek Cypriot gas station owners are livid with government officials who told the public it is not illegal to buy Turkish Cypriot gasoline, sparking a chaotic debate on Tuesday as protesting fuel dealers move to block motorists from entering the north...

80. Ex ‘superminister’ defends proposal after boat disaster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ex-‘superminister-defends-proposal-after-boat-disaster

A Cypriot former minister known for his tough stance on migration wants a yay or nay on his proposal where asylum applications could be filed abroad, a measure not supported by some capitals including Berlin, which may be having second thoughts in the aftermath of a boat disaster in Greece...

81. United by Pride: A bold step towards human rights and peace in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/united-by-pride-a-bold-step-towards-human-rights-and-peace-in-cyprus

An important event for human rights and peace in Cyprus is set to take place in Nicosia on Saturday, June 17. It is the "United by Pride" Intercommunal Pride March, featuring two parallel marches starting at 18:00 from two central locations in Nicosia: Eleftherias Square and Kougioulou Park. ...

82. Hooters in divided island's buffer zone root out poison

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hooters-in-divided-island-s-buffer-zone-root-out-poison

BirdLife says light wooden boxes for owls are to encourage farmers to abandon using poison and to help repopulate the barn owl population of Cyprus, which has been in decline across Europe...

83. Determined man makes a run for it at Ledra crossing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/determined-man-makes-a-run-for-it-at-ledra-crossing

A man was arrested on Tuesday near the Ledra crossing point in divided Nicosia, but little is known about the incident which ended up with Greek Cypriot officers who blocked his way to the south getting injured as he tried to make a run for it...

84. UNFICYP responds to allegations of farmland transfer in UN buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-responds-to-allegations-of-farmland-transfer-in-un-buffer-zone

The UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) has rejected allegations related to Greek Cypriot farmland inside the UN buffer zone in the Denia area as "false and misleading", its spokesperson, Aleem Siddique, has said....

85. Locals near buffer zone puzzled over circling plane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-near-buffer-zone-puzzled-over-circling-plane

Two Turkish airplane sightings flying over local areas were reported Thursday by Greek Cypriots near the buffer zone in rural locations outside the divided capital, with UN officials saying they are looking into the incident...

86. US State Department highlights religious freedom issues in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-state-department-highlights-religious-freedom-issues-in-cyprus

The US State Department's 2022 Report on International Religious Freedom for Cyprus sheds light on various issues concerning religious freedom on the island. ...

87. Green Line border agents get ready for action

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/green-line-border-agents-get-ready-for-action

Over two hundred Green Line border agents will report on duty later this month on the Greek Cypriot side of the UN buffer zone, but the newly-hired sergeants will only focus on irregular migrants, leaving drug trafficking and other crimes off the agenda...

88. Police suspect foul play in cryptic disappearance case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-suspect-foul-play-in-cryptic-disappearance-case

A local man who did time in a US prison and is also being accused of bitcoin theft in Cyprus has turned himself in, but he is reportedly not answering questions about the disappearance of a man whose torched vehicle was found in rural Nicosia last week...

89. UN report reveals 47 mine-contaminated areas in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-report-reveals-47-mine-contaminated-areas-in-cyprus

According to data from UNFICYP, 47 suspected hazardous areas in Cyprus could be contaminated with mines and/or explosive remnants of war (ERW), covering roughly 1.7 million square meters of land....

90. UNFICYP fails to stop illegal activities in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-fails-to-stop-illegal-activities-in-buffer-zone

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Cyprus has expressed serious concern over the United Nations Peacekeeping Force's (UNFICYP) failure to stop illegal activities taking place in a stadium located in the buffer zone in Nicosia, despite repeated representations by the ministry....

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