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17 June, 2024
 

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1. High-energy biscuits arrive in Gaza amidst criticism of slow delivery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-energy-biscuits-arrive-in-gaza-amidst-criticism-of-slow-delivery

The U.N. World Food Program (WFP) announced on Wednesday that it has recently distributed a limited number of high-energy biscuits in Gaza. These supplies marked the first aid deliveries from a new humanitarian sea route facilitated by a U.S.-built pier. This initiative aims to provide essential relief to Palestinians in desperate need....

2. US military port fails to distribute aid, Gaza crisis deepens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-military-port-fails-to-distribute-aid-gaza-crisis-deepens

Humanitarian aid intended for the desperate population of the Gaza Strip remains undistributed, despite its arrival at a temporary port constructed by the U.S. military. ...

3. UK Prime Minister confirms delay in Rwanda deportation flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-prime-minister-confirms-delay-in-rwanda-deportation-flights

The Rwanda deportation scheme will not begin until the summer, Rishi Sunak admitted on Monday, acknowledging a further delay to the policy even as MPs and peers began debating it for the final time....

4. Sofia and Bucharest airports open doors to Schengen zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sofia-and-bucharest-airports-open-doors-to-schengen-zone

Airports in Sofia and Bucharest on Sunday removed passport check points for those departing to or arriving from most European Union member states as Bulgaria and Romania partially joined the Schengen open-travel zone....

5. Nicosia Mayor updates UN envoy on bi-communal trust-building projects

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-mayor-updates-un-envoy-on-bi-communal-trust-building-projects

Nicosia Mayor Constantinos Yiorkadjis met with UN Secretary General's Personal Envoy María Ángela Holguín Cuéllar during her ongoing visit to Cyprus...

6. Global diplomatic accord for Gaza aid fund

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-diplomatic-accord-for-gaza-aid-fund

In a significant move to bolster humanitarian assistance to Gaza, ministers from Cyprus, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, Qatar, the United States, and a representative ...

7. Joint statement by EU, Cyprus, UAE, US, and UK leads aid effort to Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/joint-statement-by-eu-cyprus-uae-us-and-uk-leads-aid-effort-to-gaza

In a joint statement, the European Commission, Cyprus, the United Arab Emirates, the United States, and the United Kingdom have announced the activation of a maritime corridor to provide humanitarian assistance to Gaza....

8. 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''...

9. 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....

10. 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. ...

11. 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....

12. 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....

13. 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. ...

14. 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. ...

15. 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....

16. 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....

17. 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'...

18. 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....

19. 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...

20. 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...

21. 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....

22. 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, ...

23. 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...

24. Green Line border agents get ready for action

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/green-line-border-agents-get-ready-for-action

Over two hundred Green Line border agents will report on duty later this month on the Greek Cypriot side of the UN buffer zone, but the newly-hired sergeants will only focus on irregular migrants, leaving drug trafficking and other crimes off the agenda...

25. Trains get back on track

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trains-get-back-on-track

Trains and the suburban rail service, which had stopped after the deadly accident in northern Greece on February 28, resume on Wednesday...

26. The countdown to the Green Line guards has begun

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-countdown-to-the-green-line-guards-has-begun

The swearing-in of the first 221 special constables who will be in charge of guarding the Green Line is a step forward in the implementation of plans to increase measures to stop illegal flows from the occupied part of Cyprus. ...

27. Austrian chancellor calls for 'very high' walls at EU borders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austrian-chancellor-calls-for-very-high-walls-at-eu-borders

Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer has demanded that the EU external border should be fenced by a high wall in an effort to curb illegal migration as more refugees are coming to Europe....

28. Is an EU-wide digital driver's license a good idea?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/is-an-eu-wide-digital-driver-s-license-a-good-idea

The European Commission has presented proposals that aim at updating driving license rules in an effort to improve the enforcement of traffic rules and also tackle the driver shortage issue....

29. UN chief sees no common ground in divided Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-chief-sees-no-common-ground-in-divided-cyprus

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' report on the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, released on Wednesday night as an official document of the Security Council, number S/2023/3, records the lack of common ground between the two sides for peace talks leading to a mutually agreeable solution...

30. Leaked UN report on Cyprus raises eyebrows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/leaked-un-report-on-cyprus-raises-eyebrows

A draft report by the UN Secretary General on the peacekeeping force in divided Cyprus has been leaked to Greek Cypriot media, prompting political pundits to point to bleak and candid references to a host of divisive issues including...

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