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04 February, 2023
 

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1. Cyprus records another prison death as suicide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-records-another-prison-death-as-suicide

Officials in Nicosia Central Prisons in the Republic of Cyprus went on alert on Friday following the death of an inmate, whose body was found hanged in the shower...

2. Senator links Burisma to Biden classified documents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senator-links-burisma-to-biden-classified-documents

A newly revealed email from Hunter Biden’s laptop regarding Ukraine is raising eyebrows, with critics pushing a theory that the first son had access to classified information at a time when he maneuvered for a seat on Burisma, a Ukrainian gas company based in Cyprus...

3. Turkish Cypriots outraged over mufti's call for women to procreate on demand

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-outraged-over-mufti-s-call-for-women-to-procreate-on-demand

A Muslim religious leader’s instruction to women to dutifully accept a husband's “invitation to bed” to procreate has sparked outrage among many Turkish Cypriots, who saw the remarks as an imported encroachment of fundamentalist Islam on their secular community....

4. Cyprus undecided as divided EU debates Chinese travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-undecided-as-divided-eu-debates-chinese-travel

Nicosia failed on Tuesday to reach a decision on whether COVID measures should be imposed on travelers from China, with officials this week pointing to a new effort by the European Union to coordinate a response to Beijing’ move to ease restrictions...

5. Cypriot transport minister vows to fix traffic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-transport-minister-vows-to-fix-traffic

Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos says the traffic congestion problem in Cyprus can be significantly addressed or even resolved with the implementation of a plan involving various measures and initiatives...

6. UN intervenes when Turkish soldiers move towards farmer in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-intervenes-when-turkish-soldiers-move-towards-farmer-in-buffer-zone

Turkish soldiers were mobilized on Tuesday, in the Astromeritis area, west of the capital Nicosia, in the sight of a Greek Cypriot farmer who went to the Buffer Zone to do work, related to his agricultural activity in the area. ...

7. Cypriot president meets pope at the Vatican

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-meets-pope-at-the-vatican

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades met with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday, with the two men reportedly discussing bilateral issues including refugees following the Holy Father’s visit to the divided island last year...

8. Locals still object to barbed wire around divided Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-keep-objecting-to-barbed-wire-around-divided-nicosia

New video footage shows barbed wire tossed aside in east Nicosia, with local media following the story after locals west of the capital demonstrated over the weekend against a controversial government fence aimed at keeping irregular migrants at bay...

9. Cypriot president criticized for snubbing Lavrov

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-criticized-for-snubbing-lavrov

A Nicosia professor says Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades’ decision to snub Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the last minute was 'unwise' and a 'missed opportunity' after hearing the government spokesperson on state radio citing guidelines from Brussels...

10. Manure dump causes stinky mess in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/manure-dump-causes-stinky-mess-in-nicosia

People in Cyprus asking on social media about a foul smell in Nicosia got their answer after it emerged that a farmer had dumped manure inside the UN buffer zone...

11. Metsola has full plate as she flies to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/metsola-has-full-plate-as-she-flies-to-cyprus

European Parliament President Roberta Metsola is flying for an official visit to Cyprus, where years ago she spent time as a college student, but this short trip is packed with hot button issues for Europe’s youngest-ever speaker...

12. Russian ‘memorial collage’ in Limassol still vague

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-‘memorial-collage-in-limassol-still-vague

Reuters has picked up a story in Cyprus where a 'memorial collage' posted in public view in Limassol depicted nine Russian antiwar activists, with Cypriot police saying none of them wished to give a deposition except the person who filed the original complaint in late July...

13. The parallels between Athens in 2011 and Nicosia in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-parallels-between-athens-in-2011-and-nicosia-in-2022

In the last ten days, two horrific videos of racist attacks by Greek Cypriots against a Congolese woman in Larnaca and a young man from Pakistan in old Nicosia have come to light....

14. Greece resumes weapons support to Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-resumes-weapons-support-to-ukraine

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin thanked many countries including Greece for sending new military packages of assistance to Ukraine, causing political chaos in Athens where last month government officials said there would be no more military equipment shipments to Kiev...

15. EU states divided over Russian oil sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-states-divided-over-russian-oil-sanctions

The European Union was preparing sanctions on Russian oil on Monday, with possible exemptions for wary countries, and warned that complying in full with Moscow's proposed scheme to receive gas payments in roubles would breach existing EU sanctions....

16. K. Treppides & Co Ltd: Cryptocurrency - Having your regulated firm able to trade in cryptocurrency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cryptocurrency-having-your-regulated-firm-able-to-trade-in-cryptocurrency

Decentralized digital currency era began in 2008 by an unknown person named Satoshi Nakamoto which invented Bitcoin, the very first cryptocurrency. ...

17. Walls go up as wall comes down in divided Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/walls-go-up-as-wall-comes-down-in-nicosia

Turkish Cypriot city officials in north Nicosia say they are prepared to tackle a collapsed Venetian wall with or without help from the south, as both sides on the divided island still disagree on how to fix it together...

18. Young migrants in ‘miserable’ camp, says Cyprus Commissioner for children's rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-migrants-in-‘miserable-camp-says-cyprus-commissioner-for-children-s-rights

The war in Ukraine has focused the world’s attention on the plight of millions fleeing the country. But migrants from sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and elsewhere continue to reach ethnically divided Cyprus, where authorities say they’re overwhelmed....

19. UN Secretary General has put a lot of effort in Cyprus situation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-secretary-general-has-put-a-lot-of-effort-in-cyprus-situation

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has put a lot of effort to help the parties in Cyprus resolve the problems on the ground, his Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said on Wednesday....

20. Rising anger with Turkey drives calls for reunification in crisis-hit northern Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rising-anger-with-turkey-drives-calls-for-reunification-in-crisis-hit-northern-cyprus

In his sun-filled office in north Nicosia, Şener Elcil is plotting his next protest. Anger, he says, is in the air in Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus....

21. Turkish Cypriot mountaineer waves flag in Antarctica

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-mountaineer-waves-flag-in-antarctica

A Turkish Cypriot mountaineer on a mission to complete the Seven Summits challenge made headlines on the island after waving a flag on Mount Vinson in Antarctica, saying he was honoring his late grandfather and country...

22. Joyful moment or risky move? Europe divided over kids' vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/joyful-moment-or-risky-move-europe-divided-over-kids-vaccines

As Europe starts vaccinating younger children, countries are pursuing very different strategies in what will be a major test of parents' willingness to get their kids inoculated....

23. Francis in Cyprus calls for end to 'walls of fear'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/francis-in-cyprus-calls-for-end-to-walls-of-fear

Pope Francis verged into the world of poetry on Thursday at the Presidential Palace in Nicosia where he likened Cyprus to the painful process of producing a beautiful pearl, calling for an end to 'walls of fear' and urging people off all cultures to embrace one another...

24. Pope flies to Cyprus to set tone on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-flies-to-cyprus-to-set-tone-on-migration

Pope Francis flies to Cyprus on Thursday in a show of support for migrants on the island, where debate on asylum seekers has been intense, with reports saying his entourage has arranged for dozens of refugees to fly back to Italy...

25. EU to stand with Cyprus on migration, says Commission Vice President Schinas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-stand-with-cyprus-on-migration-says-commission-vice-president-schinas

The EU will stand with Cyprus in matters pertaining to migration, European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas pledged on Tuesday....

26. Nicosia's beautiful facelift

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/nicosia-s-beautiful-facelift

I will start with a prediction: The center of Nicosia will attract huge investments in real estate within the next five years....

27. Limbo in a blue tent: African asylum-seekers stuck on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/limbo-in-a-blue-tent-african-asylum-seekers-stuck-on-cyprus

It seems a strange place to pitch a tent. Plump in the middle of the United Nations-patrolled buffer zone that has divided Cyprus along ethnic lines since 1974,...

28. EU aims for deal with Turkey to stem migrant flows to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-aims-for-deal-with-turkey-to-stem-migrant-flows-to-cyprus

The European Union could work out ways to stem the flow of migrants from Turkey to Cyprus and other EU nations...

29. Foreign Press: How Erdogan uses Cyprus to send migrants to the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-press-how-erdogan-uses-immigrants-in-cyprus

On the occasion of the visit of the Austrian Minister of European Affairs Caroline Edstadler to Nicosia, the Austrian newspaper Kurier focuses on the possible new increase of migration flows in Cyprus after the developments in Afghanistan and the role of Turkey. ...

30. Cavusoglu boos Greek ‘maximalist demands’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-boos-greek-‘maximalist-demands

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says Ankara is in favor of settling maritime disputes fairly and in accordance with international law against 'maximalist demands' by Greeks and Greek Cypriots...

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