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18 February, 2020
 

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1. Potatoes to be brought in from the north after cold blast damages crops

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-potatoes-to-be-brought-in-from-the-north-after-cold-blast-damages-crops

Potatoes harvested in the north will be transferred next Monday to government-controlled areas, where potato crops suffered heavy blows after successive days of heavy rain and frost....

2. Cyprus 'golden passports' scheme a laundering risk, says watchdog

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-golden-passports-scheme-a-laundering-risk-says-watchdog

A European money laundering watchdog has cautioned that a secretive investment-for-passports programme run by Cyprus was vulnerable to money laundering and fraught with risk...

3. Syria displacement is worst since conflict began, UN says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syria-displacement-is-worst-since-conflict-began-un-says

More people have fled fighting in Syria over the past 10 weeks than at any other time in the 9-year-old conflict and the city of Idlib, where many are sheltering, could become a graveyard if hostilities continue, two U.N. agencies said on Tuesday....

4. National Action Plan in the works to increase role of women in conflict situations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/national-action-plan-in-the-works-to-increase-role-of-women-in-conflict-situations

A preliminary draft has been completed of the island’s first ever National Action Plan (NAP) for the implementation of UN resolution 1325, entitled ‘Women, Peace and Security’, which reaffirms the important role of women in the prevention and resolution of conflicts....

5. Tusk pledges support for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tusk-pledges-support-for-cyprus

Donald Tusk, the recently-appointed head of the European People’s Party (EPP), affirmed his support for Cyprus’ efforts to “protect its independence and sovereignty in all aspects.”...

6. Parents cry foul as students plan strike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parents-cry-foul-as-students-plan-strike

Organized parents in Cyprus are calling on high school students to call off a strike scheduled for Wednesday, as critics warn that protests against semester-based exams are getting out of hand...

7. Greece not trying to create ‘anti-Turkish front,’ Greek FM says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-not-trying-to-create-‘anti-turkish-front-greek-fm-says

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias says Greece is not trying to drum up opposition against Turkey but rather support for what is reasonable and would enable more cooperation in the Mediterranean....

8. UN says its plan for military contacts not recognition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-says-its-plan-for-military-contacts-not-recognition

The UN intend to enquire both sides in Cyprus about their ideas concerning the establishment of an effective mechanism for direct military contacts, after a relevant reference in the UNFICYP resolution the Security Council passed Thursday. ...

9. Serious planning, not tough-guy posturing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/serious-planning-not-tough-guy-posturing

10. Cyprus ready for five-party meeting, Anastasiades tells Lute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ready-for-five-party-meeting-anastasiades-tells-lute

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades shared a phone call on Wednesday with UN special envoy Jane Holl Lute, expressing his readiness to take part in an informal five-party conference with the aim of reaching an agreement on the terms of reference that would allow the resumption of peace talks....

11. Cyprus taps into Europe’s mountain know-how

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-taps-into-europe-s-mountain-know-how

Cyprus is hosting a European conference on mountain areas of large Mediterranean islands, hoping to gain valuable information and know-how from countries with a long tradition in managing mountain area policies...

12. UNFICYP draft under ‘silence procedure’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-draft-under-‘silence-procedure

A resolution renewing the mandate of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus for an additional six months is under the “silence procedure” and it is expected to be adopted on Thursday if no member breaks the silence...

13. Greece, Cyprus talk defence cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-cyprus-talk-defence-cooperation

Cooperation on defence and security is main discussion topic between Defence Minister Savvas Angelides and his Greek counterpart, Nicos Panayiotopoulos, in the framework of the 6th Greece-Cyprus Intergovernmental Defence Council taking place in Athens....

14. Nicosia ups efforts ahead of UNFICYP vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-ups-efforts-ahead-of-unficyp-vote

Nicosia is intensifying efforts over the final makeup of an UNFICYP draft resolution in New York, as the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus is expected to be renewed ahead of its expiry at the end of the month...

15. Greece elects first woman president

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-elects-first-woman-president

Greece’s parliament elected former Council of State head Katerina Sakellaropoulou as the country’s next president on Wednesday, a largely ceremonial role that also brings with it limited political powers...

16. Nicosia suspicious over Yavuz drilling spots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-suspicious-over-yavuz-drilling-spots

The government of the Republic of Cyprus believes Turkey has obtained privileged drilling information regarding an area off the southern coast of the island...

17. Nicosia and Athens condemn Ankara's illegal drilling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-and-athens-condemn-ankara-s-illegal-drilling-plan

The Government of Cyprus publicly condemned Turkey’s newly planned illegal drilling within the Exclusive Economic Zone and continental shelf of the Republic of Cyprus, while the Greek Foreign Ministry strongly condemned Turkey΄s plans, stressing that their actions have neither legal effect nor create fait accompli....

18. Libya’s Haftar in Athens for talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/libya-s-haftar-in-athens-for-talks

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis vowed on Thursday to veto any solution on the North African country if the maritime border deal between the Tripoli-based government with Turkey is not scrapped...

19. US Congresspersons: USA and UNSC members must continue supporting peacemaking efforts in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-congresspersons-usa-and-unsc-members-must-continue-to-support-peacemaking-efforts-in-cyprus

The United States and the other members of the UN Security Council must continue to support peacemaking efforts in Cyprus, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Caucus stressed....

20. Brussels cannot accept the Turkish behaviour in Cyprus EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brussels-cannot-accept-the-turkish-behaviour-in-cyprus-eez

The EU cannot accept the behaviour of Turkey and will stand strongly by the side of Cyprus, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Tuesday, January 14th, while Andrej Plenkovic, Prime Minister of Croatia whose country holds the EU rotating presidency, stated that their policy will remain within the context of EU Council conclusions....

21. President: Cyprus does what is necessary for stability and peace in the region

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-cyprus-does-what-is-necessary-for-stability-and-peace-in-the-region

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades said on Tuesday, January 14th, that the government does whatever is necessary, through diplomatic means, in order for international law, stability and peace in the region to prevail....

22. Church plans for Kornesios House draw heat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/church-plans-for-kornesios-draw-heat

Local controversy is growing over the Archbishop’s decision to turn a famous folk house museum in old Nicosia into a church museum for next year’s bicentennial celebrations of the Greek Revolution...

23. Cypriot students take to the streets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-students-take-to-the-streets

Organized student groups were gathering outside the Presidential Palace in Nicosia on Thursday to protest the implementation of exams on a semester basis...

24. Libya in the wake of a ceasefire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/libya-in-the-wake-of-a-ceasefire

Libyan eastern forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar announced on Saturday a ceasefire in the western region, which includes the capital Tripoli, starting 00:01 on Sunday and the internationally recognized Government of National Accord agreed to the truce...

25. New Ayia Napa mayor to fight for autonomy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-ayia-napa-mayor-to-fight-for-autonomy

Newly-elected Ayia Napa mayor says he will stay the course in the fight to keep the resort town autonomous, while pushing for reform...

26. Cyprus hopes cooler heads will prevail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hopes-cooler-heads-will-prevail

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades on Thursday said he hoped more sensible ideas would prevail regarding the situation in the Middle East, while sources expect "no unpleasant surprises” ahead of a mandate review for UN peacekeeping on the island...

27. Both US and Iran claim ‘self defence’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/both-us-and-iran-claim-‘self-defence

Iranian UN ambassador has sent a letter to the UN Security Council calling Tehran’s missile strikes a "measured and proportionate" act of "self-defense,” while the US also says killing Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani was for self defence...

28. Heavy rains slam all of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heavy-rains-slam-all-of-cyprus

Local authorities all over the island were busy Wednesday dealing with the aftermath of heavy rains, while road closures were caused by heavy runoff both north and south...

29. Greek Premier asks Trump for support

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-asks-trump-for-support

US President Donald Trump hailed his country's "extraordinary" relations with Greece as he welcomed Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis at the White House on Tuesday...

30. Bank of Cyprus revises Privacy Statement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/bank-of-cyprus-revises-its-privacy-statement

Bank of Cyprus has revised its Privacy Statement relating to the processing of personal data of natural persons...

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