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1. Syrians trapped at Ercan head to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrians-trapped-at-ercan-head-to-turkey

Turkish Cypriot officials say Ankara has decided to host 50 Syrians who have been trapped in Ercan airport due to visa issues...

2. Russian man arrested at Nicosia checkpoint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-man-arrested-at-nicosia-checkpoint

A man, who was ordered to surrender his travel documents during a criminal trial, was detained a Nicosia checkpoint after officers found a second passport in his possession...

3. Man pulls a fast one at an army checkpoint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-pulls-a-fast-one-at-an-army-checkpoint

Nicosia police and the military are investigating an incident close to the buffer zone, where a driver broke through an army checkpoint and disappeared into the south...

4. Sifis booked into jail in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sifis-booked-into-jail-in-the-north

One of Cyprus’ top wanted, 40-year-old Greek Cypriot Josef “Sifis” Josef, has been remanded in custody for seven days by a Turkish Cypriot judge...

5. North cries foul over Israelis denied entry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-cries-foul-over-israelis-denied-entry

A recent denial of entry to Israeli nationals at Larnaca airport has caused uproar in the north, with Turkish Cypriot officials accusing the Republic of Cyprus of blocking travelers without basis...

6. Lebanese woman detained at a Nicosia checkpoint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lebanese-woman-detained-at-a-nicosia-checkpoint

A woman from Lebanon was detained at a Nicosia checkpoint on Sunday, following the discovery of hundreds of heated tobacco products in her suitcase...

7. Strasbourg Christmas market attacker neutralized

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strasbourg-christmas-market-attacker-neutralized

8. Turkish fighter jets fly over Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/planes

Nicosia skies were pierced by the thunder of two Turkish fighter jets at noon Thursday, marking celebrations in the north while drawing condemnation in the south...

9. Nicosia plays down Russian tourist airport incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-plays-down-russian-tourist-airport-incident

Nicosia is playing down reports over detentions of Russian nationals at the airport who say they plan to visit the northern part of the island, vowing to look into a specific airport incident while giving assurances that the overall crossing experiences are positive...

10. Man arrested at Astromeritis checkpoint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-arrested-at-astromeritis-checkpoint

A 64-year-old male, suspected of willfully assisting others enter the Republic of Cyprus illegally, was remanded into custody on Wednesday following his arrest at the Astromeritis checkpoint...

11. Greek Cypriot priest detained briefly in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriot-priest-detained-briefly-in-the-north

Four people detained Tuesday afternoon by Turkish Cypriot authorities in connection with an alleged theft of a piece of church stone with archeological value...

12. Man in handcuffs flees from cops at checkpoint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-in-handcuffs-flees-from-cops-at-checkpoint

A police officer has been suspended following an incident Wednesday night when a handcuffed man got away at a Nicosia checkpoint...

13. Mobile phone snatcher released in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mobile-phone-snatcher-released-in-the-north

A Greek Cypriot male has been released by Turkish Cypriot authorities, following his arrest in connection with stealing two mobile phones during a previous visit in the north...

14. Turkish Cypriots scramble to ease traffic at checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-scramble-to-ease-traffic-at-checkpoints

As more cars registered in the Republic of Cyprus go bumper-to-bumper to cross into the north, Turkish Cypriot officials are scrambling to find ways to ease traffic for thousands of Greek Cypriots who show up en mass on weekends looking for bargains...

15. Larnaca missing boys found in good health

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-on-high-alert-over-two-missing-boys

Larnaca police went on high alert Tuesday morning following reports that two school boys went missing at Kamares state primary school...

16. Greek Cypriots spill into the north for bargains

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-spill-into-the-north-for-bargains

More Greek Cypriots are crossing into the northern part of Cyprus in search of great bargains due to the weak Turkish lira, with estimates close to a million visits in the first eight months...

17. Dherynia and Lefka crossing points ready in October

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dherynia-and-lefka-crossing-points-ready-in-october

18. More Turkish Cypriots seek higher wages in the south

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-seek-higher-wages-in-the-south

Reports in the northern part of the island show the devaluation of the Turkish lira and higher wages in the south are driving more Turkish Cypriots to seek employment in the Republic of Cyprus...

19. Two men attempt 'mission impossible' in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-men-attempt-mission-impossible-in-nicosia

Two men were seen throwing a rope over a part of the inner-city wall that separates north from south in downtown Nicosia, with bystanders watching in awe as the scene unfolded just like a Hollywood movie...

20. More refugees picked up in Nicosia and Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-refugees-picked-up-in-nicosia-and-paphos

About 30 refugees on foot were picked up in the last 24 hours in Nicosia and Paphos, with authorities trying to ascertain the circumstances under which they reached the Republic of Cyprus...

21. Man in trunk tries to cross checkpoint illegally

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-in-trunk-tried-to-cross-checkpoint-illegally

Two men have been arrested at the Agios Dhometios checkpoint when officials discovered one of them hiding in the boot of a car in an attempt to cross into the south illegally...

22. Larnaca man arrested at Pergamos checkpoint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-man-arrested-at-pergamos-checkpoint

A Greek Cypriot man was arrested by Turkish Cypriot police at a checkpoint on Monday, following the discovery of a hunting rifle in his vehicle...

23. Reignited Dherynia fire under control

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reignited-dherynia-fire-under-control

A Sunday night fire in the buffer zone, which was thought to have been contained Monday morning, reignited hours later with authorities on both sides going on full alert and UN officials saying the fire is once again under control...

24. Dherynia mayor appalled at checkpoint backlash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dherynia-mayor-appalled-at-checkpoint-backlash

Dherynia Mayor Andreas Karayiannis says his constituents are appalled at groups and politicians protesting against the opening of a checkpoint in their area, despite delays making the crossing an unlikely scenario this summer...

25. Customs boost petrol inspections from the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/customs-boost-petrol-inspections-from-the-north

The Customs Department says it will intensify inspections at crossing points to crack down on gasoline bought in the north of the island, warning that officials could confiscate containers and even impound vehicles if there is a law violation...

26. Annual insurance cost climbs for saloon cars crossing north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/annual-insurance-cost-climbs-for-saloon-cars-crossing-north

Saloon car owners in the south who buy annual car insurance to drive north will have to pay a higher price starting Tuesday, following a decision by Turkish Cypriot officials...

27. Woman arrested in Nicosia on Russian warrant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-arrested-in-nicosia-on-russian-warrant

A 54-year-old woman was arrested in Nicosia on a Russian warrant, as she was undergoing inspection at the Agios Dhometios checkpoint Wednesday night...

28. Funeral for nine Syrian refugees held in north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/funeral-for-nine-syrian-refugees-held-in-north

The funeral of nine Syrian refuges, whose bodies washed up on the northern shores of the island, was held in Lefka on Saturday, with their relatives living in the south crossing the checkpoints to pay their final respects...

29. UN aid to Greek Cypriots in north resumes after a seven-month gap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-aid-to-greek-cypriots-in-north-resumes-after-a-seven-month-gap

The dispatch of humanitarian aid to the enclaved living in the Turkish-held north resumed following a decision by the Turkish Cypriot authorities to revoke an earlier decision in October to impose a levy...

30. Three EU students in court for entering fenced-off Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-eu-students-on-trial-for-entering-varosha-in-cyprus

Three international students, who were arrested in the ghost town of Varosha went before a judge on Tuesday to answer to charges including trespassing in a military zone...

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