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1. 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...

2. Cyprus won’t extradite Russian woman with MG

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-refuses-to-extradite-russian-woman

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has refused to extradite a Russian woman citing her health condition, saying Moscow failed to convince local authorities that the individual would not face mistreatment if she would be extradited...

3. District lockdowns get a false start

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/district-lockdowns-get-a-false-start

Police and the army were told to back off Thursday evening before activating roadblocks outside Limassol and Paphos, after orders from the top were put on hold to allow citizens under exception categories to get necessary documents in the morning to beat a partial lockdown expected to last until the end of the month...

4. Roadblocks as Cyprus cuts off two districts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/roadblocks-as-cyprus-cuts-off-districts

Police say officers will man random checkpoints in Limassol and Paphos districts, both which have been ordered essentially isolated from the rest of the island, following new strict measures to combat a second wave of the coronavirus...

5. 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...

6. Cypriots rise up against corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-rise-up-against-corruption

A crowd of protesters gathered outside Filoxenia Conference Centre in Nicosia on Wednesday evening, calling on House Speaker Demitris Syllouris to resign after he was featured in an Al Jazeera undercover story on corruption...

7. 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...

8. President condemns Dherynia checkpoint ruckus

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President Nicos Anastasiades described Sunday night’s demonstration by fans of a local football club at the Dherynia checkpoint as “unacceptable and condemnable.”...

9. 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...

10. North commemorates Tylliria bombing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-commemorate-tylliria-bombing

Busloads of Turkish Cypriots crossed into Cyprus’ “other ghost town” on Saturday to commemorate Turkish bombing in Tylliria during intercommunal clashes on the island in 1964, but the gathering was not without political controversy...

11. Reopening of Ledra checkpoint a political decision, Kostrikis says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reopening-of-ledra-checkpoint-a-political-decision-kostrikis-says

The reopening of the Ledra street checkpoint is a political decision that rests with the island’s two leaders, member of the government’s advisory committee Petros Karayiannis said Wednesday, noting that the epidemiological situation has remained positive on both sides of the divide....

12. North restores connectivity with Turkey but locals uneasy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-restores-connectivity-with-turkey-but-locals-uneasy

Connectivity between the north and Turkey was officially restored on Wednesday against the backdrop of heightened concern by a large portion of the Turkish Cypriot community in view of Turkey’s post-lockdown coronavirus relapse....

13. Cyprus residents flock to checkpoints as north matches decision of Republic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-residents-flock-to-checkpoints-as-north-matches-decision-of-republic

Residents of both sides of the island flocked to cross through checkpoints on Monday, after the administration in the north agreed in an emergency meeting late on Sunday to match the Republic’s decision to open checkpoints to Cyprus nationals and legal residents of the island....

14. Both sides of Cyprus not making the resumption of crossings easy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/both-sides-of-cyprus-not-making-the-resumption-of-crossings-easy

The Turkish Cypriot administration on Sunday appeared to be sticking to allowing just Greek Cypriot enclaved and Maronites living in the north to cross through checkpoints, despite a decision taken Friday by the Republic of Cyprus to allow all groups of Cyprus nationals and legal residents of the island to cross through from Sunday....

15. Locals to be able to cross through checkpoints from Sunday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-to-be-able-to-cross-through-checkpoints-from-sunday

Cyprus nationals and legal residents of the island will be able to cross through all checkpoints barring that on Ledra Street as of Sunday, but will need to present proof of a negative coronavirus test conducted up to 72 hours prior to crossing....

16. Ozersay: daily crossing of T/C workers as of June 22

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ozersay-daily-crossing-of-t-c-workers-as-of-june-22

The daily movement through checkpoints of Turkish Cypriots living in the north but working in the Republic can begin as of June 22, when the safety of the Republic’s move to reopen airports will be made clear, Kudret Ozersay, in charge of foreign affairs in the north, said Thursday....

17. UN calls on Turkish Cypriot side to clarify checkpoints situation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-calls-on-turkish-cypriot-side-to-clarify-checkpoints-situation

The United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) on Wednesday expressed concern over the “ongoing disruption” faced by residents of both sides of the island as a result of checkpoints remaining only partially open for specific groups....

18. Checkpoints partially resume operation after three months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/checkpoints-partially-resume-operation-after-three-months

The first group of Turkish Cypriots passed through the Ayios Dometios and Strovilia checkpoints on Tuesday, many carrying bedding, cookware, and other essential items as they won’t be able to return to the north for at least two weeks....

19. Government announces rules for crossing checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/govt-announces-rules-for-crossing-checkpoints

The Cyprus government on Friday announced the special rules that will apply for those groups permitted to move through crossing points as of June 8, but it remains unclear whether the ‘government’ in the north will be following through on the agreement between President Nicos Anastasiades and the Turkish Cypriot leader....

20. The growing complications of the reopening of checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-growing-complications-of-the-reopening-of-checkpoints

The discussion for the reopening of checkpoints will be anything but an easy feat, as in addition to the role played by the epidemiological situation, the matter is inevitably being politicized in view of ‘elections’ set to take place in the north, but also in light of the UNSG’s report expected around the end of June....

21. Government presses fast forward on relaxation of restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-presses-fast-forward-on-relaxation-of-restrictions

The Cabinet on Wednesday gave the green light for the relaxation of certain restrictions faster than what was initially anticipated, given that Cyprus appears to have reacted well to the gradual lifting of lockdown measures so far....

22. Health experts on divided island compare notes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-experts-on-divided-island-compare-notes

Health experts from the two communities on divided Cyprus are expected to touch base on Monday, leaving politics aside as scientists try to prepare officials for the reopening of crossings in the buffer zone...

23. Negative coronavirus test certificate needed to go through crossings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/negative-coronavirus-test-certificate-needed-to-go-through-crossings

With the partial opening of checkpoints on June 8, as agreed by the island’s two leaders on Thursday, Presidential Commissioner Photis Photiou said that in addition to the enclaved, Greek Cypriots who resettled in their villages in the breakaway north will also be allowed to pass through crossing points....

24. First steps taken for the reopening of checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-steps-taken-for-the-reopening-of-checkpoints

Substantial steps were taken on Thursday by the leaders of the island’s divided communities toward the reopening of crossing points, with the two agreeing that as a first step, certain groups of people will be allowed to cross through checkpoints as of June 8....

25. UNSG calls on two sides to cooperate on pandemic, opening of crossings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unsg-calls-on-two-sides-to-cooperate-on-pandemic-opening-of-crossings

The leaders on both sides of the Cyprus divide received a letter from UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, who called for cooperation in dealing with the pandemic and in lifting restrictions at crossings....

26. Pressure mounting on T/C leadership to reopen checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pressure-mounting-toward-t-c-leadership-for-reopening-of-checkpoints

Several Turkish Cypriot groups are stepping up pressure toward the leadership in the north to reopen checkpoints as soon as possible, given that the coronavirus pandemic appears to be fully recovering on both sides of the divide....

27. North and south touch base on coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-and-south-touch-base-on-coronavirus

A bicommunal technical committee on health was set to convene on Wednesday to discuss the situation pertaining to the coronavirus outbreak across Cyprus, while it was not clear whether meeting would include discussion on re-opening checkpoints...

28. Measures being prepared for reopening of airports in June

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/measures-being-prepared-for-reopening-of-airports-in-june

The expert team of scientists advising the Health Ministry are coming up with measures that would allow airports to resume operation by June, Head of the Pancyprian Medical Association’s Special Committee on dealing with the coronavirus, Maria Koliou, said Tuesday....

29. UNFICYP ready to facilitate discussions for easing of restrictions at checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-ready-to-facilitate-discussions-for-easing-of-restrictions-at-checkpoints

UNFICYP said Thursday it stands ready to “facilitate and support” disscussions between the two sides of the divided island once efforts begin for the easing of restrictions at crossing points....

30. As coronavirus lockdown eases, Cypriots still in limbo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/as-coronavirus-lockdown-eases-cypriots-still-in-limbo

Deniz Birinci had just hours to stuff her and her baby daughter’s belongings into suitcases and bin bags on March 16 before the two sides on the divided island of Cyprus imposed lockdowns to halt the spread of the new coronavirus....

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