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1. Humanitarian aid to Gaza resumes after pier reattached

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/humanitarian-aid-to-gaza-resumes-after-pier-reattached

The transfer of humanitarian aid from Cyprus to Gaza has resumed after US Central Command personnel successfully reattached the command's temporary pier to the Gazan coastline Wednesday, the Pentagon announced on Thursday....

2. Cyprus and US tighten ties, visa-free travel and arms deals on the horizon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-us-tighten-ties-visa-free-travel-and-arms-deals-on-the-horizon

According to a report written by Yiannis Ioannou, the consolidation of Cyprus-US strategic cooperation and the conclusion of a strategic dialogue agreement have significantly deepened Cypriot-US relations at a critical time,...

3. Transport minister Vafeades calls for fair climate laws in shipping

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transport-minister-vafeades-calls-for-fair-climate-laws-in-shipping

Transport Minister Alexis Vafeades spoke of the need to prevent the side effects of legislation to tackle climate change on the shipping sector and ports, during discussions in the Transport Council of the EU held on Tuesday in Luxembourg....

4. Cyprus alleges human trafficking at occupied zone universities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-alleges-human-trafficking-at-occupied-zone-universities

The Republic of Cyprus has filed a complaint against "academic institutions" in the occupied areas to the European Association for Quality Assurance......

5. US investment and educational opportunities rise in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-investment-and-educational-opportunities-rise-in-cyprus

The recent meeting between Cypriot Foreign Minister Konstantinos Kompos and US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken has underscored the strong and growing ties between Cyprus and the United States......

6. Politico: Cyprus is the solution, not the problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/politico-cyprus-is-the-solution-not-a-problem

Despite its long-standing division, Cyprus is emerging as a crucial player in the Middle East, offering a stable platform for political, economic, humanitarian, and military operations, according to an article published today in Politico by Ivo Daalder....

7. Kombos bolsters US relations while paving the path for Cyprus' future

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kombos-bolsters-us-relations-while-paving-the-path-for-cyprus-future

Foreign Minister Constantinos Kombos is currently on a diplomatic tour across three American states: Washington, New York, and Chicago. His agenda is packed with crucial meetings aimed at strengthening bilateral relations between the US and Cyprus,...

8. Independents and far-right candidates gain seats in EU parliament

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/independents-and-far-right-candidates-gain-seats-in-eu-parliament

In a historic turn of events, Cyprus witnessed significant changes in its representation in the European Parliament as results from the June 9th election rolled in....

9. Cyprus FM in Cairo to strengthen ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fm-in-cairo-to-strengthen-ties

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus, Constantinos Kombos, is currently on an official working visit to Egypt. ...

10. Tatar affirms growth of 'strong Turkish presence' in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-affirms-growth-of-strong-turkish-presence-in-cyprus

The Turkish Cypriot leader, Ersin Tatar, asserted during a lecture titled "Lessons Learned from the May 27 Coup and the Peace Operation in Cyprus......

11. Cyprus and Greece strengthen ties on immigration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-greece-strengthen-ties-on-immigration

Minister of Interior Konstantinos Ioannou met with the Greek Minister of Maritime Affairs and Island Policy Christos Stylianides on Wednesday to address immigration issues and the INTERREG Greece-Cyprus cooperation program....

12. Cyprus Institute's climate efforts recognized with prestigious PAM award

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-institute-s-climate-efforts-recognized-with-prestigious-pam-award

The Cyprus Institute (CyI) was among the winners of a Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM) Award, awarded in recognition of CyI’s research and educational activities in addressing the Climate Crisis and advancing mitigation actions in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East (EMME) region....

13. Navigating the next steps in the Cyprus issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/navigating-the-next-steps-in-the-cyprus-issue

The Cyprus problem is entering an intriguing phase following the UN Secretary General's Personal Envoy, Maria Angela Algin Quayar's, rounds of contacts - including three visits to Cyprus and diplomatic engagements in Greece, the UK, Turkey, Berlin, Paris, Brussels, and Moscow....

14. President urges EU action for final settlement of Cyprus problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-urges-eu-action-for-final-settlement-of-cyprus-problem

The Cyprus problem is a European issue par excellence and the European Union has every interest, but also obligation, to actively contribute through a leading role for its final settlement, using, utilizing all the politico-economic means and tools at its disposal in the context of EU-Turkey relations, President Nikos Christodoulides said in an address at an event on Thursday evening to mark Cyprus' 20th anniversary of accession....

15. USA: Bipartisan bill aims to end US arms embargo on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-bipartisan-bill-aims-to-end-us-arms-embargo-on-cyprus

In a bipartisan effort, four Greek American members of the House of Representatives introduced a bill on Wednesday aimed at lifting the US arms embargo on Cyprus and abolishing the annual renewal requirement....

16. ''UN and EU force unfair system on Turkish Cypriots'', says Tatar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-and-eu-force-unfair-system-on-turkish-cypriots-says-tatar

''There's thuggery, pressure, injustice, and lawlessness in the EU's stance,'' said Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar, commenting on references to Turkey and the occupied territories in the Conclusions of the European Union leaders' summit (EU)....

17. Christodoulides and Sunak discuss humanitarian aid and regional affairs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-and-sunak-discuss-humanitarian-aid-and-regional-affairs

Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides engaged in a telephone conversation with UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Tuesday, discussing various pressing issues including the delivery of humanitarian aid to Gaza via a maritime corridor from Cyprus, regional developments, the migration crisis, and updates on the Cyprus issue....

18. Wind and solar could power Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East by 2050

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wind-and-solar-could-power-eastern-mediterranean-and-middle-east-by-2050

The significant potential and great potential of wind and solar energy in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East (EMME) region up to 2050 is revealed......

19. Summer optimism in Cyprus tourism despite regional uncertainty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/summer-optimism-in-cyprus-tourism-despite-regional-uncertainty

Tourism in Cyprus soared last March, boasting a 9.8% increase, welcoming 202,256 travelers. From January to March 2024, arrivals hit 415,251, marking a 5.4% rise....

20. Lost promises, missed chances: Secrets behind Cyprus' EU entry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lost-promises-missed-chances-secrets-behind-cyprus-eu-entry

In an exclusive interview with Kathimerini's Marina Economidou, Gunter Verheugen sheds light on the intricacies of negotiations surrounding the Cyprus problem at Burgenstock....

21. Turkish defense leaks signal Aegean park conflict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-defense-leaks-signal-aegean-park-conflict

Tensions with Ankara have resurfaced again after Ankara’s objections to Greece’s announcement to designate marine parks, including one in the Aegean Sea....

22. The CIA's secret plans for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cia

The CIA was drafting scenarios for the geographic separation of Greeks and Turks in Cyprus as early as 1964. These plans, ranging from relocating Turkish Cypriots to Turkey to exchanges of populations and territories with Greece...

23. Multinational cooperation shines in Cyprus' ''Argonaut 2024'' exercise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/multinational-cooperation-shines-in-cyprus-argonaut-2024-exercise

In a significant milestone today, the ''Argonaut 2024'' exercise concluded successfully, meeting the objectives outlined by the Minister of Defense. ...

24. European Ministers support Cyprus' migration initiative on Syria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-ministers-support-cyprus-s-migration-initiative-on-syria

Danish Immigration Minister Kaare Dybvad Bek and Czech Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Vít Rakušan have expressed support for the proposal by Cyprus Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou ...

25. Cyprus urges EU support for Lebanon amid migration challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-urges-eu-support-for-lebanon-amid-migration-challenges

The Cypriot government is pleading with the European Union (EU) for financial support for Lebanon to bolster its border management efforts, according to a report by our Brussels correspondent, George Kakouris. ...

26. International efforts strengthen humanitarian corridor to Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/international-efforts-strengthen-humanitarian-corridor-to-gaza

Last Thursday, officials from more than 35 countries and international organizations, including the UN and the EU, convened at the Zenon Centre in Larnaca to bolster the Amalthea humanitarian corridor....

27. Ankara calls for recognition of Turkish Cypriot rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-calls-for-recognition-of-turkish-cypriot-rights

ISTANBUL – TURKEY'S FIRM STANCE ON CYPRUS: Turkish Vice President, Cevdet Yilmaz, made a bold statement regarding Turkey's position on Cyprus......

28. Larnaca: Humanitarian aid sets sail for Gaza this afternoon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-humanitarian-aid-sets-sail-for-gaza-this-afternoon

This afternoon, a vessel carrying a floating platform loaded with humanitarian aid is expected to depart from the port of Larnaca towards Gaza as part of the ''Amalthea'' humanitarian corridor....

29. President Christodoulides shows Gaza aid efforts to Ursula von der Leyen over dinner

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-christodoulides-shows-gaza-aid-efforts-to-ursula-von-der-leyen-over-dinner

President Nikos Christodoulides of Cyprus welcomed European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen to Cyprus following their participation in the 27th Plenary Session of the European People's Party in Bucharest....

30. Interior Minister calls for urgent refugee return evaluation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-calls-for-urgent-refugee-return-evaluation

Minister for the Interior Constantinos Ioannou raised the need to review the status of Syria as a safe or not destination for the purposes of returning of refugees and migrants, during his intervention at the Justice and Home Affairs Council of the EU, according to a press release....

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