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08 February, 2023
 

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91. Cyprus reopens checkpoints in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reopens-checkpoints-in-buffer-zone

Barricades in downtown Nicosia’s checkpoint were removed Friday as Cyprus’ two communities north and south agreed to ease movement restrictions imposed during the COVID pandemic...

92. Checkpoints to open with no deal on vaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-deal-on-vaccinated-but-checkpoints-open-friday

The two communities on divided Cyprus have confirmed their agreement on a 3-level system that would allow people to go through checkpoints, but details remain unclear on whether those who are vaccinated can still cross if epidemiological conditions worsen...

93. Cyprus' checkpoints expected to reopen Friday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-checkpoints-expected-to-reopen-friday

The government spokesperson in the Republic of Cyprus says there is a basis for agreement between the two communities to re-open crossing points, with reports saying people on the divided island will be able to go through checkpoints as soon as Friday if they have the necessary health certificate...

94. Four arrested on human smuggling charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-arrested-on-human-smuggling-charges

Cypriot police have arrested four individuals on human smuggling charges after a number of people including a woman and two children were apprehended in the buffer zone during an attempt to cross from north to south...

95. Athienou murder suspect gives statement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athienou-murder-suspect-gives-statement

There are new developments in the Athienou murder investigation after local media said the main suspect was purported to have given a statement to police implicating himself in the killing of a foreign woman, whose official identity still remains a mystery...

96. Bicommunal health committee working on reopening of crossings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bicommunal-health-committee-working-on-reopening-of-crossings

Authorities in the north have instructed the bicommunal technical committee on health to draw up a road map for the restoration of crossings to pre-pandemic conditions as soon as the epidemiological situation allows....

97. Police probe burning of Greek flag in Pyla

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-probe-burning-of-greek-flag-in-pyla

A Greek flag that was hoisted at an elementary school in Pyla was reportedly stolen and set on fire this week, but the exact time of the incident in the bicommunal village was not fully clear...

98. Cyprus wraps up cheese that grills

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wraps-up-cheese-that-grills

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says the registration of halloumi and hellim with the European Union is “to the benefit of all Cypriot producers, Greek and Turkish” following Monday’s designation for the famous cheese that grills but not without protests on both sides...

99. Investigators puzzled over Athienou case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigators-puzzled-over-athienou-case

Officials in Cyprus still remain in the dark over the identification of a woman whose body was discovered in a field in the buffer zone, with reports saying investigators are seeking answers from abroad based on a tip that led to the launch of a murder probe...

100. Halloumi cheese to get PDO stamp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-secures-eagerly-awaited-pdo-status-for-halloumi

The Commission’s Quality Committee on Friday put its eagerly-awaited stamp of approval on Cyprus’ request for registering halloumi/hellim as a product of Protected Designation of Origin (PDO). ...

101. Vandals spray paint mosque with graffiti

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vandals-spray-paint-mosque-with-graffiti

A graffiti incident at a mosque in Limassol has drawn wide condemnation on Thursday, a holiday with bicentennial celebrations on the island marking the Greek revolt against the Ottoman Empire...

102. More arrests after body dug up in Athienou

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-arrests-after-body-dug-up-in-athienou

Two more suspects have been arrested after a body was dug up in a field in the buffer zone, with new details raising more questions and police keeping a tight lid on a launched murder investigation...

103. Man arrested after body found in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dead-body-spotted-in-buffer-zone

Larnaca police went on alert Tuesday morning after a dead body was found in Athienou, with preliminary reports saying nothing has been ruled out...

104. Fence wars break out near buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fence-wars-break-out-near-buffer-zone

Opposing camps have been making headlines recently over a controversial barbwire fence near the buffer zone, with one group cutting a piece of barbed wire and the other restoring it, with all caught on tape...

105. Minister points finger at north over barbwire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-points-finger-at-north-over-barbwire

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has fired back at critics in the north over the south’s decision to install barbwire near the UN buffer zone to halt illegal crossings, blaming the need for a fence on lack of action on the part of Turkish Cypriot authorities...

106. Critics slam 'Trump-like' fence installed in Nicosia suburb

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critics-slam-trump-like-fence-installed-in-nicosia-suburb

The government came under fire on Tuesday over a decision to lay razor wire along a section of the Astromeritis buffer zone in the Nicosia district....

107. Cyprus begins sealing porous frontier

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-begins-sealing-porous-frontier

The Republic of Cyprus says a barbwire fence currently being set up along a strip adjacent to the UN buffer zone should not be seen as a border between north and south but a way to hold back undocumented migrants...

108. EU foreign chief pops in for a visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-foreign-chief-pops-in-for-a-visit

EU’s foreign affairs chief visited Cyprus on Friday where he is meeting with leaders on both sides of the divided island as well as UNJ officials ahead of the latest attempt to revive peace negotiations...

109. Illegal refrigerant seized in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-refrigerant-seized-in-buffer-zone

Three dozen boxes of refrigerant gas were seized by authorities in the buffer zone on Tuesday, with police saying the illegal goods had been stashed away in a remote area near Potamia village...

110. Dherynia rioter gets suspended sentence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dherynia-rioter-gets-suspended-sentence

A local judge in Famagusta handed down a 90-day suspended sentence to a man who pleaded guilty to rioting charges in connection with an incident at Dherynia checkpoint, while eight others await trial after pleading not guilty...

111. Two arrested after Syrian refugees reach shore

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-arrested-after-syrian-refugees-reach-shore

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of people smuggling after over a dozen presumptive refugees from Syria reached Cypriot shores late Tuesday night, while there was still concern over overcrowding concerns at a migrant camp outside the capital...

112. Syrian refugees 'roughing it' at police station

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-held-at-police-station

Newly-arrived presumptive refugees were on standby this week, after reports said they were taken to a police station in Famagusta district due to overcrowding conditions at a migrant reception centre in rural Nicosia...

113. Delivery guy attacked on job in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/delivery-guy-attacked-on-job-in-nicosia

A delivery driver in Nicosia was attacked and robbed on Monday while attempting to deliver food after curfew to an Aglandjia address near the buffer zone...

114. Chloraka murder suspects in custody

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chloraka-murder-suspects-in-custody

Two remaining suspects in a Chloraka murder earlier this year have been ordered in remanded custody in the south, after they were handed over by Turkish Cypriot authorities in the north following their extradition from Turkey...

115. Erdogan sets foot on Cyprus’ Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-sets-foot-on-cyprus-varosha

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Cyprus on Sunday during Turkish Cypriot celebrations in the north, prompting strong reactions from Greek Cypriots in the south at a time when the divided island’s political future hangs in the balance...

116. Cyprus leaders agree to disagree

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leaders-agree-to-disagree

The two leaders from divided Cyprus’ two communities met in the UN buffer zone in Nicosia on Tuesday, following last month’s elections in the north, with both men agreeing in principle to an informal five-party meeting but not without expressing reservations...

117. Cypriot leaders to size each other up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-leaders-to-size-each-other-up

Cyprus’ Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders are meeting on Tuesday evening to get to know each other following elections in the north, but local reports on both sides of the divided island suggest Nicos Anastasiades and Ersin Tatar already have talking points for each other...

118. Divided island braces for Dherynia protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-island-braces-for-dherynia-protest

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has called on Greek Cypriot bikers to be on their best behaviour during Saturday’s demonstration in Dherynia, warning that Turkish anti-protesters would look for an opportunity to use any unruly action as a pretext to start a riot...

119. Dherynia riot suspects face judge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspects-in-dherynia-riot-face-judge

Six male suspects are in custody over the Dherynia checkpoint riot on Sunday, when hooded men stormed into the buffer zone shouting anti-Turkish slogans and causing property damage...

120. Pro-Greek protesters breach checkpoint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pro-greek-protesters-breach-dherynia-checkpoint

Pro-Greek protesters from the south breached security at the Dherynia checkpoint on Sunday evening, while a video emerged showing masked men holding baseball bats, throwing flares, and chanting slogans against Turkey during the incident...

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