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1. Divided Cyprus’ leaders meet as UN not giving up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-cyprus-leaders-meet-as-un-not-giving-up

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar met on Wednesday evening in the framework of an end of year reception which the UN in Cyprus hosted at Ledra Palace, in the Nicosia buffer zone...

2. North releases video of rogue driver incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-releases-video-of-rogue-driver-incident

A Greek Cypriot man accused of driving through a Turkish Cypriot checkpoint barricade says his car was shot at during the incident, with authorities in the north releasing video footage and prosecutors saying the suspect was being uncooperative...

3. Migrant makes history by paragliding into the EU (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-makes-history-by-paragliding-into-the-eu-video

This is the moment a migrant makes history by becoming the first documented person to paraglide across Spain’s southern border with Morocco and make it onto European soil....

4. 18.5 thousand irregular migrants crossed the Green Line this year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/18-5-thousand-irregular-migrants-crossed-the-green-line-this-year

Members of the EU High-Level Network on Returns will communicate to the EU and their countries the true dimension and source of the Republic of Cyprus's migrant flow problem, which is none other than the crossing of migrants through the Green Line....

5. Austria to EU: Deport refugees to Rwanda pending asylum approval

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austria-to-eu-deport-refugees-to-rwanda-pending-asylum-approval

The Austrian Interior Minister, Gerhard Karner, has called for the EU to establish asylum procedures in safe third countries, similar to models that Denmark and the United Kingdom have agreed to operate....

6. MEPs vote not to accept passports issued by Russia in occupied areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meps-vote-not-to-accept-passports-issued-by-russia-in-occupied-areas

The European Parliament has endorsed a decision not to accept passports and other travel documents issued by Russia in illegally-occupied regions of Ukraine and Georgia....

7. Spike in illegal migrant entries, says EU border agency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spike-in-illegal-migrant-entries-says-eu-border-agency

The European Union’s border agency said Monday that the number of illegal entries by migrants spiked to more than 275,000 in the January through October period this year....

8. Immigration as a matter of national survival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-immigration-as-a-matter-of-national-survival

The migration issue, along with Turkey's ongoing threats and galloping inflation due to the explosion in energy prices, undoubtedly ranks first in the hierarchy of Cypriot citizens' concerns....

9. Another British man dies while crossing the road

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-british-man-dies-while-crossing-the-road

A British man died in a road accident over the weekend after being struck by a car on a coastal road in Paphos, where another fatality and other car accidents involving pedestrians have been piling up this month...

10. Elderly man dies after road accident in Peyia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elderly-man-dies-after-road-accident-in-peyia

An elderly man was killed in a road accident in Paphos district on Wednesday after a car struck him as he was trying to cross the main road in Peyia...

11. Nouris: EU should sanction countries that instrumentalize migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-eu-should-sanction-countries-that-instrumentalize-migration

The EU should have concrete sanctions in place when there is proof that migrants are being instrumentalized, as in the case of Cyprus, Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said....

12. Turks slam Greeks over fake ‘push-forward’ story

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turks-slam-greeks-over-fake-‘push-forward-story

Turkey has slammed Greece’s migration minister over a video tweet allegedly showing members of the Turkish coast guard beating refugees during an alleged push-forward, with Ankara rushing to provide context and accusing Greek media of failing to properly retract a fabricated story...

13. Britain mulling asylum ban on English Channel migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-mulling-asylum-ban-on-english-channel-migrants

The United Kingdom’s Minister, Suella Braverman, has said that it will introduce a new plan which would prohibit the entry of migrants who cross the English Channel from claiming asylum....

14. UN's Stewart: The option of a mutually agreed solution is fading

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-s-stewart-the-option-of-a-mutually-agreed-solution-is-fading

"I am extremely concerned that the option of a mutually agreed settlement of the Cyprus problem, i.e. a formula for the reunification of the island acceptable to both sides, is fading and will not be available for much longer", UN Secretary General's Special Representative for Cyprus Colin Stewart says....

15. In a glorious ceremony, Queen Elizabeth is finally laid to rest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-a-glorious-ceremony-queen-elizabeth-is-finally-laid-to-rest

In a glorious ceremony, Great Britain said a final farewell to Queen Elizabeth....

16. Cyprus hopeful about EU migration pact

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hopeful-about-eu-migration-pact

The interior ministry in the Republic of Cyprus says an EU council draft that makes adoption of asylum and migration rules a priority includes a Green Line reference, seen by Nicosia as an important step in its attempt to block flows from the northern part seen by the south as 'instruments of Turkey'...

17. Updates from the presidential campaign trail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/updates-from-the-presidential-campaign-trail

The Cyprus problem, women's issues and policemen's salaries, as well as agricultural policy and the illegal supply of fuel from the Turkish-occupied areas, were some of the issues which were put forward by presidential candidates on the election campaign trail on Wednesday....

18. Europe Direct Centre to provide information on grant and funding opportunities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-direct-centre-to-provide-information-on-grant-and-funding-opportunities

The only bi-communal Europe Direct Centre in Cyprus starts its operation in the Ledra Palace Area on the 8th of September....

19. More red tape for Russians looking to visit EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-red-tape-for-russians-looking-to-visit-eu

European Union foreign ministers agreed on Wednesday to fully suspend a visa facilitation agreement with Russia, making it harder and more costly for Russian citizens to enter the EU, the bloc’s foreign policy chief Josep Borell said....

20. College students scramble for affordable housing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/college-students-scramble-for-affordable-housing

Universities in the Republic of Cyprus are in the hunt for off-campus affordable housing solutions in a tough post-pandemic market, following reports that many students are resorting to nearby abodes both north and south of the divide line...

21. Palestinians fly to Cyprus in Israeli airport pilot program

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/palestinians-fly-to-cyprus-in-israeli-airport-pilot-program

Several dozen Palestinians flew to Cyprus on Monday from an airport in southern Israel as part of a pilot program to allow Palestinians from the occupied West Bank to fly abroad...

22. Presidential contender, ministry swing for the fences

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-contender-government-swing-for-the-fences

Cypriot presidential candidate Andreas Mavroyiannis drew heavy criticism from the interior ministry on Monday, after the former chief negotiator spoke on the weekend against a controversial barbwire fence south of the buffer zone...

23. UN not keen on hi tech near buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-not-keen-on-hi-tech-near-buffer-zone

A draft on UNFICYP renewal expected to pass Thursday in the Security Council includes concerns over military surveillance equipment being placed near the divided island’s buffer zone...

24. North probes illicit cash route to south after Ercan arrests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-probes-illicit-cash-route-to-south-after-ercan-arrests

Recent arrests in the north in connection with cash couriers have prompted Turkish Cypriot authorities to investigate whether large sums of money were being transferred through an illicit route to the south...

25. Cyprus defends migration stance for ‘love of country’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-defends-migration-stance-for-‘love-of-country

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris says he would be happy if the Republic of Cyprus could bring down irregular migration by following the example of Greece, a country facing EU criticism over ‘violent’ deportations, with the Cypriot official calling on fellow citizens to show their 'love of country'...

26. Widower cries foul in Ayia Napa buggy fatality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/widower-cries-foul-in-ayia-napa-buggy-fatality

A Swedish man whose wife was killed in an Ayia Napa buggy accident in early May is in the market for an appeal lawyer in Cyprus, with reports saying he has several questions after a British national was sentenced to one year through an expedited trial procedure...

27. Turkey to blame for increasing number of migrants in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-to-blame-for-increasing-number-of-migrants-in-cyprus

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said on Thursday that Turkey is the main culprit for the increasing number of migrants to Cyprus....

28. Elderly man in midtown accident succumbs to injuries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elderly-man-in-midtown-accident-succumbs-to-injuries

An elderly man in Nicosia succumbed to his injuries on Friday, one week after he was struck by a car as he was trying to cross the road in the midtown area...

29. EU's biometric entry/exit system to launch in a few months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-biometric-entry-exit-system-to-launch-in-a-few-months

The European Union’s Entry-Exit System (EES), which aims to enhance internal security and modernise external border management, will start its operation just a few months from now....

30. Investigation into big cat shipment to Mykonos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigation-into-big-cat-shipment-to-mykonos

An animal rights group on Tuesday called for a judicial investigation into a shipment of two lions and a tiger that was allowed to go through customs in northern Greece, destined for the party island of Mykonos....

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