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91. 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....

92. 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...

93. 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. ...

94. 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...

95. 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...

96. 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....

97. 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....

98. Ireland celebrates the 100th anniversary of St. Patrick's Day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ireland-celebrates-the-100th-anniversary-of-st-patrick-s-day

Today, March 17th, 2023, marks the 100th anniversary of St. Patrick's Day. And the Irish Embassy in Cyprus did not disappoint by pulling out all the stops to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in style. ...

99. DiCarlo seeks way forward in divided Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dicarlo-eager-to-discuss-with-greek-cypriot-and-turkish-cypriot-leaders-the-way-forward-on-cyprus-issue

United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo said she is eager to discuss with the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders the way forward on the Cyprus issue...

100. Cyprus asks for more assistance to stem Green Line flow

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-asks-for-more-assistance-to-stem-green-line-flow

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior Dr. Costas Constantinou requested during the informal Ministerial Meeting of the MED5 (Greece, Italy, Spain, Malta and Cyprus) the assistance of FRONTEX to limit the flow of irregular migrants from Turkey through the Green Line, while the issue of the Green Line was also included in the joint communiqué that was signed by the participants....

101. New US Ambassador to Cyprus visits buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-us-ambassador-to-cyprus-visits-buffer-zone

The new Ambassador of the USA to Cyprus, Julie Fisher, had a meeting on Thursday with the Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Cyprus and Head of UNFICYP, Colin Stewart at the UN-protected area in Nicosia....

102. Cypriot leaders move social meeting forward

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-leaders-move-social-meeting-forward

A social meeting between divided Cyprus’ leaders has been moved forward and will take place before the swearing-in ceremony of President-elect Nikos Christodoulides, who has been ready to meet Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar even before assuming office...

103. Divided Cyprus’ leaders to meet as hope for peace dims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-cyprus-leaders-to-meet-as-hope-for-peace-dims

President-elect Nikos Christodoulides is set to meet Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar on March 1, the same day he assumes office, but talk of the Greek Cypriot politician forming a Cyprus Problem team were still unclear...

104. Cypriot humanitarian aid en route to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-humanitarian-aid-en-route-to-turkey

Humanitarian aid donated by Greek Cypriots was loaded onto UN trucks in the buffer zone on Wednesday in cooperation with Turkish Cypriot relief efforts to earthquake victims...

105. Who will be the 8th president of the Republic of Cyprus?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-will-be-the-8th-president-of-the-republic-of-cyprus

Cyprus will know who the new President of the Republic is in a matter of hours. The two candidates, Nikos Christodoulidis and Andreas Mavroyiannis, will fight their final battle after an intense and lengthy pre-election campaign. Follow up to the minute counts below:...

106. 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....

107. 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...

108. 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...

109. 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....

110. 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. ...

111. 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....

112. 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...

113. 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....

114. 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...

115. 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. ...

116. 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...

117. 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...

118. 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...

119. 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....

120. 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...

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