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15 August, 2020
 

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31. Police hold the line at Ledra checkpoint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-hold-the-line-at-ledra-checkpoint

Greek Cypriot police at Nicosia's Ledra crossing thwarted a barricade breach by Turkish Cypriot protesters on Saturday, as demonstrations against the checkpoint shutdown continued on both sides of the divided island...

32. EU criticizes Turkey on migration as border clashes resume

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-criticizes-turkey-on-migration-as-border-clashes-resume

Clashes between Greek riot police and migrants attempting to cross the border from Turkey erupted anew Friday as European Union foreign ministers took aim at what they called “Turkey’s use of migratory pressure for political purposes.” ...

33. British Bases: No plan to shut Pergamos, Strovilia crossings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-bases-no-plan-to-shut-pergamos-strovilia-crossings

34. Ledra protester says officer attacked him

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ledra-protester-says-officer-attacked-him

A peace activist, who took part in the protest at the Ledra checkpoint last Saturday, says he was the victim of an unprovoked attack by an officer in uniform and that police are trying to build a case against him...

35. Checkpoint closures to be extended until Monday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/checkpoint-closures-to-be-extended-until-monday

The closure of four crossing points last Saturday, in what the Government said would be a one-week temporary precaution against coronavirus outbreak, will be extended until Monday, the National Council agreed on Thursday....

36. Two more charged in Ledra protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-more-charged-in-ledra-protest

Two more people were detained for questioning in connection with the Ledra protest last week, with police seeking out more individuals...

37. Protesters march for checkpoint closings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-march-for-checkpoint-closings

A large group of protesters flocked to downtown in old Nicosia on Wednesday, condemning a recent barricade breach at Ledra checkpoint and calling for crossings on the divided island to be shut down on a permanent basis...

38. Akinci tells UNFICYP head coronavirus has nothing to do with checkpoint closures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akinci-tells-unficyp-head-coronavirus-has-nothing-to-do-with-checkpoint-closures

The Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci met with UNFICYP head Elizabeth Spehar on Wednesday to discuss the move by the Greek Cypriot Government to shut four crossings along then UN-controlled Buffer Zone last week....

39. EU interior ministers to pledge ‘all necessary measures’ to stop illegal crossings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-interior-ministers-to-pledge-‘all-necessary-measures-to-stop-illegal-crossings

EU interior ministers meeting in Brussels on Wednesday will pledge “all necessary measures” to prevent illegal crossings into the bloc’s external borders, according to a draft of their conclusions seen by Kathimerini, which also calls upon Turkey to abide by the terms of a 2016 deal to stem flows in the Aegean....

40. EU Commission notified of checkpoint closures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commission-notified-of-checkpoint-closures

The European Commission has been informed of the temporary closing of four checkpoints, and said it would continue monitoring the situation closely in order to ensure that each closure and health checks remain in accordance with the Green Line Regulation....

41. State pushes ahead with Ledra protest trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-pushes-ahead-with-ledra-protest-trial

A Cypriot peace activist, who was arrested after a physical altercation with a soldier during a protest at the Ledra checkpoint, will face trial on multiple charges including assault and unlawful assembly...

42. Man in custody over Ledra protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-in-court-over-ledra-protest

A local resident was remanded in custody on Sunday over a Saturday incident at Nicosia's Ledra crossing, when protesters broke through barriers that had been set up in response to the coronavirus threat...

43. Guards use tear gas to disperse hundreds of migrants at Greek-Turkish border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guards-use-tear-gas-to-disperse-hundreds-of-migrants-at-greek-turkish-border

Guards on Greece’s northeastern land border with Turkey made “deterrent use” of tear gas to disperse some 500 refugees and migrants trying to enter the country and the European Union after Ankara loosened controls on migrant flows....

44. Several checkpoints to close for 7 days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/several-checkpoints-to-close-for-7-days

The four checkpoints at Ledra Street, Astromeritis, Lefka, and Deryneia will be closed for seven days as of Saturday as part of additional measures to be taken to combat the spread of coronavirus, Health Minister Costantinos Ioannou announced....

45. 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....

46. Minister determined to fight ‘green line abuse'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-determined-to-fight-‘green-line-abuse

The Cypriot government is cautiously moving forward with plans to reduce illegal migration to Cyprus through the north, including checkpoint stations and surveillance of remote areas along the Green Line...

47. World’s last divided capital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-s-last-divided-capital

As the world commemorates 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the bullet-riddled sandstone walls of abandoned, crumbling homes and concrete machine gun nests dotting Cyprus' no man's land serve as a jarring reminder of another divided capital — the world's last — on Europe's southeastern frontier...

48. Mobile phones now work across divided Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mobile-phones-now-work-across-divided-cyprus

The United Nations has lauded the news that mobile phone coverage has been extended to both sides of the divide on the east Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus. ...

49. Guterres report: Low expectations for real progress

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guterres-report-low-expectations-for-real-progress

50. Illegal migrant arrivals fall but stronger borders needed, says Frontex chief

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-migrant-arrivals-fall-but-stronger-borders-needed-says-frontex-chief

The number of illegal migrants entering the European Union fell sharply for the third year in a row in 2018 but arrivals remain high and stronger border controls are needed, the head of the EU's border control agency Frontex said Wednesday....

51. Spehar: Cyprus should engage with Lute in a creative and constructive manner

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spehar-cyprus-should-engage-with-lute-in-a-creative-and-constructive-manner

52. Lefka and Dherynia crossing points are now open

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lefka-and-deryneia-crossing-points-to-open-today

53. Anastasiades: Dherynia and Lefka Crossings to open 12 November

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-dherynia-and-lefka-crossings-to-open-12-november

54. Spehar: Anastasiades-Akinci meeting a significant step

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spehar-anastasiades-akinci-meeting-a-significant-step

55. Dherynia and Lefka crossing points ready in October

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dherynia-and-lefka-crossing-points-ready-in-october

56. Security Council renews UNFICYP mandate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/security-council-renews-unficyp-mandate

The Security Council authorized a six‑month mandate renewal for the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) on Thursday, unanimously adopting resolution 2430 (2018)...

57. Hope that new crossing points will open as planned

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hope-that-new-crossing-points-will-open-as-planned

Work on two new crossing points across the island's divide is going to plan, Cypriot officials said...

58. Greek gunboat on patrol nudged by Turkish cargo vessel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-gunboat-on-patrol-nudged-by-turkish-cargo-vessel

A Greek gunboat was nudged by a Turkish cargo vessel early on Friday while on patrol for unauthorized migrant crossings in the Aegean Sea, the Greek navy said. ...

59. Anastasiades expects Turkish Cypriots to show willingness for talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-expects-turkish-cypriots-to-show-willingness-for-talks

President hopes the Turkish Cypriot side will demonstrate the necessary political will in order to re-engage in negotiations for a Cyprus solution...

60. Officials deny Turkish Cypriot claims of foot dragging over new crossings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-deny-turkish-cypriot-claims-of-footdragging-over-opening-of-new-crossings

There were high hopes of a Dherynia crossing but politics has got in the way...

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