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1. Dedicated checkpoint lane eases travel for students and enclaved

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/dedicated-checkpoint-lane-eases-travel-for-students-and-enclaved

A dedicated lane has been established at the Ayios Dometios checkpoint in Nicosia to streamline the travel process for students residing in Turkish-occupied areas attending school in the government-controlled regions of the Republic, ...

2. UN Chief expresses concern over deepening divide in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-chief-expresses-concern-over-deepening-divide-in-cyprus

''It becomes clearer with every passing year that the divide between the sides is growing, gradually eroding the prospects of finding a mutually acceptable political settlement''...

3. Cyprus and UK join forces to deliver 90 tons of aid to Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-cyprus-and-uk-join-forces-to-deliver-90-tons-of-aid-to-gaza

In a joint effort marked by exceptional cooperation, Cyprus and the United Kingdom have successfully dispatched nearly 90 tons of humanitarian aid to Gaza....

4. New cameras boost road safety in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-cameras-boost-road-safety-in-larnaca

In Larnaca province, the photo-marking system is now operational, featuring 18 fixed devices across six locations, starting from December 15, 2023....

5. What about the day after in Gaza? What about the days before?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/what-about-the-day-after-in-gaza-what-about-the-days-before

A colleague of mine asked me the other day a very interesting question. Let's assume, he said, that Israel does manage to destroy Hamas somehow. What's the use? Will it not be revived otherwise in a few years time?...

6. UK Defence Secretary explores humanitarian aid routes to Gaza during Cyprus visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-defence-secretary-explores-humanitarian-aid-routes-to-gaza-during-cyprus-visit

Finding alternative routes for delivering humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip is a focal point of UK Defence Secretary Grant Shapps' visit to Cyprus and the wider region, as he informed the House of Commons....

7. FT: Netanyahu called on EU to pressure Egypt to accept Gaza refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ft-netanyahu-called-on-eu-to-pressure-egypt-to-accept-gaza-refugees

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought to convince European leaders to put pressure on Egypt to accept refugees from Gaza, according to people briefed on the discussions....

8. Cyprus leads push for Gaza humanitarian corridor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-push-for-gaza-humanitarian-corridor

Nicosia is actively pursuing the creation of a humanitarian corridor to provide much-needed aid to Gaza amid the ongoing Israeli-Hamas conflict and the Israeli Defense Forces' ground operations in the Palestinian enclave. ...

9. Israeli Military unearths 1,500 Hamas militant bodies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-military-unearths-1-500-hamas-militant-bodies

Israel’s military said about 1,500 bodies of Hamas militants were found in Israeli territory as, as it said it had largely gained control in the country’s south and “restored full control” over the border on the fourth day of fighting following an unprecedented surprise attack....

10. Pyla buffer zone free of military presence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pyla-buffer-zone-free-of-military-presence

An agreement reached on Monday morning in relation to the issue of the buffer zone in the area of Pyla would ensure the status of the buffer zone and the non-presence of military and “police” forces of the occupying authorities, diplomatic sources told CNA, describing the development as “a very big” confidence building measure (CBM)....

11. UN secures Pyla buffer zone agreement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-secures-pyla-buffer-zone-agreement

In a recent statement, the United Nations has announced a breakthrough in Pyla. According to their announcement, they have reached arrangements that are poised to bring resolution to the ongoing situation....

12. Turkish Cypriot crossing points take center stage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-checkpoints-take-center-stage

In a striking development, 2023 has seen an extraordinary increase in crossings through checkpoints in Cyprus, as revealed by reports in the Turkish Cypriot press....

13. From fines to fine lines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-fines-to-fine-lines

The face of the honorable Minister of Transport, Alexis Vafeadi, conveyed a different message compared to his statements before the Parliament's Transportation Committee....

14. Turkish ship carried stolen Ukrainian grain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-ship-carried-stolen-ukrainian-grain

The Turkish vessel known as the "Sword Lion" has found itself in a holding pattern at the bustling Iskenderun port, its anticipated unloading of a unique cargo - Ukrainian grain of questionable origins - temporarily postponed....

15. Pyroi residents push for crossing point amid calls for unity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pyroi-residents-push-for-crossing-point-amid-calls-for-unity

Residents of the Turkish-occupied village of Pyroi in the Nicosia district have voiced their demand for a new crossing point, while the government indicates its endorsement for expanded communication between the island's divided communities. ...

16. T/C workers seek improved transit conditions at crossings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/t-c-workers-seek-improved-transit-conditions-at-crossings

The Turkish Cypriot Workers' Association has emphasized pressing concerns regarding crossing points, particularly in Agios Dometios and Pergamos, located in areas under the control of the Republic of Cyprus. ...

17. Croatian hooligans clash with Greek soccer fans in deadly Athens encounter (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/croatian-hooligans-clash-with-greek-soccer-fans-in-deadly-athens-encounter

Investigations are underway to determine how an estimated 100-120 Croatian hooligans traveling on buses and in cars made their way to Athens from Zagreb on Monday and engaged in deadly clashes with local soccer fans despite a ban on supporters traveling to Greece for a match between Dinamo Zagreb and home team AEK on Tuesday....

18. Portugal busts criminal migration network

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/portugal-busts-criminal-migration-network

A total of 110 officers from the Portuguese Criminal Police (PJ), together with 12 Service of Foreigners and Borders (SEF) and authorities from other countries, have been leading a crackdown on a criminal network considered responsible for the free movement in Europe of a large number of migrants in an irregular way....

19. A long journey always begins with a small step

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/a-long-journey-always-begins-with-a-small-step

The many crises the EU has been facing recently should not let us forget the ongoing pain caused by the open wound of Cyprus’ division....

20. Personal use of fuel from occupied side permitted, but with limitations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/personal-use-of-fuel-from-occupied-side-permitted-but-with-limitations

According to Stefan de Kersmacker, the Commission's responsible representative, fuel is permitted to be transported via the Green Line under certain conditions....

21. Cyprus gov't to pay €345,000 to Turkish Cypriot for illegal use of property

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-gov-t-to-pay-€345-000-to-turkish-cypriot-for-illegal-use-of-property

The big news: "Compensation of €345,000 will be paid to a T/C of American origin by the Republic of Cyprus, while also returning his property in Limassol, which was being used illegally....

22. UN chief spells out need for envoy deal on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-chief-spells-out-need-for-envoy-deal-on-cyprus

An important step forward would be an agreement with the sides on an appointment of a United Nations envoy, who could explore ways to reach common ground towards resuming negotiations for a lasting settlement in Cyprus, the UN Secretary General says, while urging the leaders to send a clear signal that 'this time things will be different'...

23. Self-service kiosks to capture fingerprints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/self-service-kiosks-to-capture-fingerprints

According to a report from Greek City Times, a recent development in travel regulations will require holidaymakers visiting EU countries, including popular destinations like France, Spain, Greece, Turkey, and Italy, to provide their fingerprints....

24. Debate on fuel from north misfires ahead of protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/debate-on-fuel-from-north-misfires-ahead-of-protest

Greek Cypriot gas station owners are livid with government officials who told the public it is not illegal to buy Turkish Cypriot gasoline, sparking a chaotic debate on Tuesday as protesting fuel dealers move to block motorists from entering the north...

25. Police join agent wars over domestic assistants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-join-agent-wars-over-domestic-assistants

Foreign nationals on work visas in the Republic of Cyprus may have immigration documents confiscated at Greek Cypriot checkpoints as they cross into the north, as authorities in the south push for preemptive measures to combat overseas travel at the expense of domestic employers...

26. Cypriot authorities take action against exploitative practices by foreign workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-authorities-take-action-against-exploitative-practices-by-foreign-workers

The long-standing issue of domestic helpers and third-country workers taking advantage of Cypriot employers and authorities through deceitful tactics, with the aim of migrating to other European countries, has prompted the relevant departments of the Republic to implement stringent measures....

27. Determined man makes a run for it at Ledra crossing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/determined-man-makes-a-run-for-it-at-ledra-crossing

A man was arrested on Tuesday near the Ledra crossing point in divided Nicosia, but little is known about the incident which ended up with Greek Cypriot officers who blocked his way to the south getting injured as he tried to make a run for it...

28. Building bridges for economic growth: Advocating for more crossing points

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/building-bridges-for-economic-growth-advocating-for-more-crossing-points

The Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KEVE) and the Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Commerce (KTTO) are actively advocating for increased trade opportunities and more efficient crossing points to enhance economic and commercial ties, ...

29. British tourist fined €10,000 for smuggling tobacco from occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/british-tourist-fined-€10-000-for-smuggling-tobacco-from-occupied-territories

Customs officials seized 29.5 kilograms of rolling tobacco from a British tourist who admitted to buying it in the occupied territories with the intention of transporting it to the UK, according to a statement from the Customs Department....

30. Sex rendezvous messages emerge in murder investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sex-rendezvous-messages-emerge-in-murder-investigation

Cyprus Police are investigating the murder of a sex worker in Limassol that took place over the weekend, when a woman from Ukraine was found dead in her hotel apartment where an asylum seeker from Turkey had also booked an appointment to see her on Saturday evening...

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