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1. Hagia Sophia mosque conversion verdict expected within 15 days, says report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hagia-sophia-verdict-expected-within-15-days-says-report

A verdict on whether Hagia Sophia in Istanbul will be converted into a mosque is to be issued within 15 days, Turkey’s Daily Sabah reported Thursday....

2. Berlin ready to support Cyprus solution process

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/berlin-ready-to-support-cyprus-solution-process

Berlin intends to be supportive if asked to do so by all parties involved in Cyprus settlement efforts, the Ambassador of Germany to Cyprus, Franz Josef Kremp, told the Cyprus News Agency....

3. Global coronavirus cases top 10 million; deaths surge past 500,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-coronavirus-cases-top-10-million-deaths-surge-past-500-000

The world surpassed two sobering coronavirus milestones Sunday -- 500,000 confirmed deaths, 10 million confirmed cases -- and hit another high mark for daily new infections as governments that attempted reopenings continued to backtrack and warn that worse news could be yet to come....

4. Cabinet reshuffle: Anastasiades' new cabinet announced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-reshuffle-anastasiades-new-cabinet-announced

Government Spokesperson Kyriakos Koushios announced Cyprus’ new Cabinet on Wednesday, after the appointment of the current Ministers of Justice and Defence as Attorney-General and Deputy Attorney-General on Tuesday paved the way for a cabinet reshuffle....

5. Cyprus cries foul over Turkey’s pick at UNGA

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cries-foul-over-turkey-s-pick-at-unga

Cyprus and Armenia have sent a letter to the UN Secretary-General explaining the reasons why the two countries object to the election by silence procedure of Volkan Bozkir of Turkey as President of the UN General Assembly at its 75 session...

6. The growing complications of the reopening of checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-growing-complications-of-the-reopening-of-checkpoints

The discussion for the reopening of checkpoints will be anything but an easy feat, as in addition to the role played by the epidemiological situation, the matter is inevitably being politicized in view of ‘elections’ set to take place in the north, but also in light of the UNSG’s report expected around the end of June....

7. Cyprus delegation to visit Israel at earliest date possible

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/visit-of-cyprus-delegation-to-israel-at-earliest-date

President Nicos Anastasiades and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu agreed on Monday that a visit to Israel by a delegation of high ranking Cypriot officials must take place as soon as possible to cover important issues relating to the cooperation of the two countries....

8. China's ambassador responds to US criticism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-s-ambassador-responds-to-us-criticism

The Chinese ambassador in Nicosia is firing back at US and media criticism over his country’s response to the coronavirus outbreak, adding that he believes Cyprus will win the battle against the coronavirus...

9. Elections in the north postponed for six months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elections-in-the-north-postponed-for-six-months

Elections in the north that were set to take place in April have been postponed for six months amid mounting chain reactions of the coronavirus outbreak, Turkish Cypriot media reported on Tuesday....

10. The north in turmoil after first coronavirus case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-north-in-turmoil-after-first-coronavirus-case

The north was hurled into turmoil on Tuesday after confirming its first coronavirus case, with authorities in the north moving to place hotels in lockdown, health services placing tens of persons in isolation, and the ‘government’ shutting primary and secondary schools until March 16, with universities in the north being the next possible target of intervention....

11. Akinci brushes off Varosha talk as election gimmick, Anastasiades calls for bicommunal committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akinci-brushes-off-varosha-talk-as-election-gimmick

Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci has suggested that Varosha, a southern suburb of Famagusta that has been fenced off and abandoned since Turkey invaded northern Cyprus, is being used as an election gimmick, adding that he supports UN-backed efforts to reopen the ghost town....

12. EDEK party shrinks as turmoil escalates over ousted MEP

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/edek-party-shrinks-as-turmoil-escalates-over-ousted-mep

After the dramatic ousting of MEP Demetris Papadakis from socialist party Edek on Monday, the party continued to shrink throughout the week with the resignation of ten party members by Friday....

13. UK 'deplores' Turkey's actions in Cyprus EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-deplores-turkey-s-actions-in-cyprus-eez

The British Government’s position regarding the Cyprus issue and Turkey’s activity within the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Republic of Cyprus does not change now that the UK has exited the European Union, the Minister for Europe Christopher Pincher said. ...

14. Cavusoglu slams Akinci after comment that Turkey-north annexation would be 'horrible'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-slams-akinci-after-comment-that-turkey-north-annexation-would-be-horrible

“I’ve never worked with a more unreliable politician,” the Turkish Foreign Minister Melvut Cavusoglu said on Monday, referring to the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci in response to an interview where Akinci said the prospect of Crimea-style annexation with Turkey was “horrible”....

15. Trump found not guilty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-found-not-guilty

President Donald Trump was acquitted on Wednesday in his US Senate impeachment trial, saved by fellow Republicans who rallied to protect him nine months before he asks voters in a deeply divided America to give him a second White House term...

16. Dissatisfaction with democracy 'at record high'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dissatisfaction-with-democracy-at-record-high

Dissatisfaction with democracy within developed countries is at its highest level in almost 25 years, according to University of Cambridge researchers. ...

17. Cyprus ready for five-party meeting, Anastasiades tells Lute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ready-for-five-party-meeting-anastasiades-tells-lute

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades shared a phone call on Wednesday with UN special envoy Jane Holl Lute, expressing his readiness to take part in an informal five-party conference with the aim of reaching an agreement on the terms of reference that would allow the resumption of peace talks....

18. EU vessels will no longer have automatic access to UK fishing waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-vessels-will-no-longer-have-automatic-access-to-uk-fishing-waters

The automatic right of EU vessels to fish in British waters, in accordance with the EU’s common fisheries policy, is to be ended under the fisheries bill introduced to parliament on Wednesday....

19. Democrats lay out case against Trump

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/democrats-lay-out-case-against-trump

Democrats planned to plow ahead on Thursday at President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial with their arguments for removing him from office, but Republicans showed no signs of softening their resistance to the Democratic case...

20. Greece elects first woman president

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-elects-first-woman-president

Greece’s parliament elected former Council of State head Katerina Sakellaropoulou as the country’s next president on Wednesday, a largely ceremonial role that also brings with it limited political powers...

21. New Ayia Napa mayor to fight for autonomy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-ayia-napa-mayor-to-fight-for-autonomy

Newly-elected Ayia Napa mayor says he will stay the course in the fight to keep the resort town autonomous, while pushing for reform...

22. Cyprus hopes cooler heads will prevail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hopes-cooler-heads-will-prevail

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades on Thursday said he hoped more sensible ideas would prevail regarding the situation in the Middle East, while sources expect "no unpleasant surprises” ahead of a mandate review for UN peacekeeping on the island...

23. Johnson on course to deliver swift Brexit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-on-course-to-deliver-swift-brexit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a resounding election victory on Friday that will allow him to take Britain out of the European Union in matter of weeks...

24. British voters head to the polls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-voters-head-to-the-polls

Voters go to the polls on Thursday in an election that will pave the way for Brexit under Prime Minister Boris Johnson or propel Britain toward another referendum that could ultimately reverse the decision to leave the European Union...

25. Iranian wins appeal against Asylum office

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iranian-wins-appeal-against-asylum-office

A coordinator from an Iranian university, who was refused asylum in the Republic of Cyprus, was vindicated but the Supreme Court this week after it emerged that his case was adjudicated based on a flawed Google search...

26. All set in Berlin for low-key dinner

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-set-for-low-key-dinner

The two Cypriot leaders are hours away from having an informal dinner together with the UN Secretary General in Berlin, where they have been invited for an assessment of next steps regarding a possible resumption of talks on the divided island...

27. ‘Parallel Parliament’ marred by handicap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/‘parallel-parliament-marred-by-handicap

The head of the Cyprus Paraplegic Association drew a round of applause in a “parallel parliament” session on Thursday after exiting the House to protest the lack of handicap accessibility...

28. Friday the 13th to sort it all out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/friday-the-13th-to-sort-it-all-out

Britain will hold its first December election in almost a century after Prime Minister Boris Johnson won approval from parliament on Tuesday for an early ballot aimed at breaking the Brexit deadlock...

29. Johnson seeks backing for early election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-seeks-backing-for-election

The European Union agreed to a Brexit delay of up to three months on Monday, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would push on with his bid to end Britain’s political paralysis with an election on December 12...

30. Trump hopes to mediate between Turkey and Kurds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-hopes-to-mediate-between-turkey-and-kurds

US President Donald Trump has put three options on the table for US action following heavy criticism and worldwide condemnation of Turkey’s military offensive in Syria...

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