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1. Turkish Cypriot leader: Vote endorses 2-state Cyprus deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-leader-vote-endorses-2-state-cyprus-deal

The Turkish Cypriot leader in split Cyprus’ breakaway north says his hardline party’s victory in weekend parliamentary elections is an endorsement of his controversial stance on resolving the island’s ethnic division that’s in line with Turkey’s policy....

2. Security Council expected to renew UNFICYP mandate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/security-council-expected-to-renew-unficyp-mandate

The UN Security Council is expected to approve a resolution on Thursday morning (New York time) that will renew the mandate of the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) for six months, until July 31st, 2022....

3. U.S. weighs sending 5,000 troops to Eastern Europe to counter Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/u-s-weighs-sending-5-000-troops-to-eastern-europe-to-counter-russia

The Biden administration is considering sending as many as 5,000 U.S. troops to Eastern Europe, a U.S. official confirmed to NPR, in what would be a step-up in American military involvement in the region amid growing fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine....

4. Blinken urges unity to fight ‘relentless’ Russian aggression, during his visit to Kyiv

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blinken-urges-unity-to-fight-‘relentless-russian-aggression-during-his-visit-to-kyiv

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged western nations Wednesday to remain united in the face of what he called “relentless” Russian aggression against Ukraine and reassured Ukraine’s leader of their support....

5. Spehar appointed Assistant Secretary-General for Peacebuilding Support at DPPA

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spehar-appointed-assistant-secretary-general-for-peacebuilding-support-at-dppa

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced the appointment of Elizabeth Spehar of Canada as Assistant Secretary-General for Peacebuilding Support in the Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA)....

6. Cyprus thrilled over Metsola speakership

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-thrilled-over-metsola-speakership

President Nicos Anastasiades described Roberta Metsola’s references to Cyprus as “'nspiring' during her speech as she took the reins of the European Parliament, with the MEP from Malta also enjoying strong support from other Cypriots...

7. 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....

8. Feeding your dogs insects can help fight climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/feeding-your-dogs-insects-can-help-fight-climate-change

Many pet owners reflexively bark “No!” when their dog or cat prepares to feast on a bug. But despite what scientists call the “yuck factor,” insects could be a sustainable secret ingredient for the booming pet food industry....

9. Cyprus makes progress in fight against terrorist financing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-department

Cyprus has continued to make progress in strengthening banking efforts to combat terrorist financing, according to the State Department's report on terrorism for 2020. ...

10. Restaurants shut doors over 'pandemic discrimination'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/restaurants-shut-doors-over-pandemic-discrimination

Many restaurant owners in the Republic of Cyprus are closing their doors to all dine-in customers to protest new government measures that exclude unvaccinated clientele...

11. The longest-running war in modern history is (finally) over

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-longest-running-war-in-modern-history-is-finally-over

North Korea and South Korea, along with the United States and China, have reached an agreement in principle to formally end hostilities on the Korean Peninsula, which began in 1950 and led to the creation of two separate states....

12. 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...

13. 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...

14. Divided Cyprus clears band for 5G across divide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-cyprus-clears-band-for-future-5g

A low frequency band that can deliver a better 5G experience to home users will be freed up on both sides of divided Cyprus, but the milestone agreement reached by the two communities could be overshadowed by ongoing 5G wars overseas...

15. Cyprus aims for Mars with X-Ray rock dating instrument

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cyprus-aims-for-mars-with-x-ray-rock-dating-instrument

Cyprus aims to join the global space exploration drive by developing a compact, X-Ray instrument capable of dating Martian soil and rock samples...

16. 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,...

17. Cyprus lacks 'snitches' to root out cartels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-lacks-snitches-to-root-out-cartels

The head of Cyprus’ competition protection office says its program designed to root out cartels on the island has failed because of the country’s closed society where snitching is not part of Cypriot culture...

18. Outage highlights how vital Facebook has become worldwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/outage-highlights-how-vital-facebook-has-become-worldwide

In Lima, Peru, the breakdown complicated dental technician Mary Mejia’s job. Like most Peruvian medical workers, she uses WhatsApp for a multitude of tasks, including scheduling appointments and ordering crowns....

19. Another cause for division

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/another-cause-for-division

We have made something of a custom of division in Greece. It is something we do passionately, ready to fight with our friends and turn our backs on our neighbors....

20. 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. ...

21. Loizidou case still open as others settle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/loizidou-case-still-open-as-others-settle

The conclusion of a meeting by the Committee of Ministers keeps the Loizidou case open for oversight, while other cases are closed due to amicable settlement between Greek Cypriot private citizens and Turkey...

22. 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...

23. EY: CEOs understand transformation cannot be put off following COVID-19 pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-ceos-understand-transformation-cannot-be-put-off-following-covid-19-pandemic

More than two-thirds (68%) of CEO respondents from the world’s largest companies say that they plan to take on a major investment in data and technology over the next 12 months, while 61% plan to undertake a major transformation initiative over the same period, according to the global EY CEO Imperative Study 2021. ...

24. Nicosia okay with latest UNSC draft on Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-okay-with-latest-unsc-draft-on-varosha

Nicosia appeared to be at ease on Thursday night after a draft statement on Varosha, expected to be adopted by UN Security Council members on Friday afternoon, was said to 'condemn' recent announcements by Turkish and Turkish Cypriot leaders regarding the island’s ghost town...

25. Greek Cypriots mount cancel Varosha campaign

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-unleash-varosha-cancel-campaign

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades declared on Tuesday that no Greek Cypriot from Famagusta 'would become an accomplice to Turkish plans' in Varosha, while also rejecting accusations that he was against Turkish Cypriots sharing power on the island...

26. Erdogan Cyprus visit redraws lines of division

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-cyprus-visit-redraws-lines-of-division

The lines of division on the island of Cyprus are expanding beyond the traditional split along ethnic lines, with a visit by the Turkish president this week expected to cause friction within the Greek Cypriot community over the fate of Varosha but also within the Turkish Cypriot community over political values...

27. Cypriot expert says ‘wear the damn mask’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-expert-says-‘wear-the-damn-mask

Local health experts are calling on the public to be vigilant after daily cases in the Republic of Cyprus passed the 1000 mark for the first time, with a member of the government’s advisory team telling Cypriots to 'wear the damn mask'...

28. President focused on agenda after reshuffle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-focused-on-agenda-after-cabinet-reshuffle

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says this week reshuffle of his Cabinet will serve the government agenda, while blaming the opposition for his coalition-style approach falling flat...

29. Cyprus parliament elects first madam speaker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-parliament-elects-first-madam-speaker

The newly-elected House in the Republic of Cyprus voted for the first woman ever to preside over the assembly on Thursday afternoon, with ruling party MP Annita Demetriou receiving the majority of the votes after an intense procedure...

30. Two young adults die in late night crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-young-adults-die-in-late-night-crash

Two young adults died in a Sunday late night crash in Nicosia after their vehicle collided with another car a few meters outside the town’s divisional headquarters under circumstances still pending investigation...

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