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1. Vaccinated will need rapid test at checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccinated-will-need-rapid-test-at-checkpoints

Vaccinated persons crossing north and south through checkpoints in Cyprus will be required to show a negative rapid test result, following a decision by a bicommunal committee that cited worsening pandemic conditions on the island...

2. Cabbies want no politics in pumping gas north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabbies-want-no-politics-in-pumping-gas-north

Taxi drivers in the Republic of Cyprus went on strike Tuesday to air their grievances against customs officials who allegedly have been threatening cabbies to have their vehicles confiscated if they filled up in the north...

3. North calls on Greek Cypriots to cooperate on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-calls-on-greek-cypriots-to-cooperate-on-migration

Turkish Cypriots say the north is in favour of working together with the south on the challenge of irregular migration, calling on Greek Cypriots to address the issue jointly in a 'spirit of cooperation' at a time when Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has been ramping up his rhetoric on drastic measures...

4. Tatar puts up new fight for squeaky cheese

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-puts-up-new-fight-for-squeaky-cheese

Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar is taking to task European Union decisions on halloumi/hellim, the island’s famous cheese, saying they favor Greek Cypriots and leave their counterparts in the north at the mercy of inspectors approved by the south...

5. Cyprus airs migration grievances at divided Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-airs-migration-grievances-at-divided-europe

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris wants strong EU awareness on external borders to be shown in Cyprus as well, in remarks he made near the buffer zone on Sunday, just two days after the European Commission president signaled there would be no funding for barbed wire and walls...

6. Alleged plot in Cyprus takes bizarre turn of events

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alleged-plot-in-cyprus-takes-bizarre-turn-of-events

A Cypriot newspaper says it has forwarded information to police regarding an alleged plot against Israelis after it was contacted by a man who claimed he had seen the Azeri suspect hide a handgun in a hotel in the north...

7. Norwegian court vindicates girl’s ‘wanted’ father

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/norwegian-court-vindicates-girl-s-‘wanted-father

A Norwegian father, who is officially still wanted in Cyprus on kidnapping charges, has been vindicated by a court in his native country after it emerged that the Cypriot mother of his young daughter, who was brought to the island unbeknownst to him, had filed false claims to sway a custody hearing in her favor...

8. Cyprus won’t sign pact if EU doesn’t budge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-won-t-sign-pact-if-eu-doesn-t-budge

A letter to the Home Affairs commissioner sent by the MED5 ministers warns Brussels that front line states won’t sign the new pact on migration and asylum unless their demand for a 'balanced' agreement is met...

9. Cyprus puts foot down on migration talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-puts-foot-down-on-migration

The Republic of Cyprus is adding pressure on a pending agreement over an EU migration pact, with three proposals backed by MED5 countries aimed at airing their grievances against the bloc, a union that is going through a power struggle...

10. Israelis emerge as targets in alleged plot in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israelis-emerge-as-targets-in-alleged-plot-in-cyprus

Cyprus police are trying to connect the dots in the country’s latest contract killing investigation, with a detained suspect thought to have travelled to the island to take out Israeli businessmen who got wind of the plot and fled ahead of time...

11. Cops investigate assassination plot in total secrecy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-investigate-assassination-plot-in-total-secrecy

Cyprus police are keeping details of an arrest in Engomi under wraps, but local media are speculating a foreign man is suspected to be a contract killer sent to the island to assassinate a businessman in Nicosia...

12. Vaccinated in Cyprus granted checkpoint boon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccinated-in-cyprus-granted-checkpoint-boon

The two sides of divided Cyprus have agreed to do away with tests for fully vaccinated persons wishing to cross the buffer zone, following the latest assessments of a bicommunal committee and news that the virus is slowing down...

13. Asylum seekers stuck in Cyprus' buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-stuck-in-cyprus-buffer-zone

Cypriot Interior Minister Nikos Nouris says the ordeal of three Cameroonians currently stuck in the buffer zone could end if EU fellow members agreed to take them in, with reports saying the bloc is still looking for consensus on migration policy but nothing has been agreed to date...

14. FBI app nails fugitive once caught in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fbi-app-nails-fugitive-once-caught-in-cyprus

Cyprus was back in the headlines after new court records showed how a suspected drug lord, who evaded capture on the island a decade ago, unwittingly distributed an FBI app to his associates resulting to hundreds of arrests around the world...

15. Cyprus enters new phase of relaxations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-enters-new-phase-of-measure-relaxations

The Republic of Cyprus entered on Friday a new phase of easing of COVID restrictions, including people allowed to stay out during curfew if they are attending a wedding celebration...

16. 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...

17. 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...

18. 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...

19. Tatar on defense over PassportGate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-on-defense-over-passportgate

Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar says he would give up his Republic of Cyprus documents if there was a way, following new political controversy over citizenship on the divided island, with the newly-elected chief clarifying there were many reasons why his constituents in the north use passports issued in the south...

20. 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....

21. 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...

22. 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...

23. 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....

24. 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...

25. 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...

26. 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...

27. 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...

28. 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...

29. 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...

30. 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...

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