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16 July, 2024
 

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1. Parisian nursery and school grapple with knife incidents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parisian-nursery-and-school-grapple-with-knife-incidents

In a disturbing turn of events, staff at a nursery in Creteil, a Parisian suburb, found themselves face-to-face with a knife-wielding man on Monday....

2. The surge of violence in the Middle East

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-surge-of-violence-in-the-middle-east

The latest escalation of conflict in the Middle East marks a pivotal moment in the ongoing Arab-Israeli dispute....

3. Cyprus delegation extends support to Armenia amidst crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-delegation-extends-support-to-armenia-amidst-crisis

A delegation from the House of Representatives of Cyprus, visiting Yerevan during a challenging time for Armenia, expressed support and solidarity to Armenia's leadership. ...

4. Thousands of Armenians flee Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-of-armenians-flee-nagorno-karabakh-conflict-zone

Tens of thousands of ethnic Armenians have fled from Nagorno-Karabakh since the territory surrendered to Azerbaijan on 20 September....

5. Academics weigh in on Chlorakas' violent turn

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/academics-weigh-in-on-chlorakas-violent-turn

Academics from the fields of psychology and political science are presenting an interpretation of recent events in Chloraka. The events involved a protest march by local residents over the migration issue, which took a dramatic turn with incidents of beatings, property destruction, and individual arrests. ...

6. Australian embassy celebrates 50 years of diplomatic ties with Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/australian-embassy-celebrates-50-years-of-diplomatic-ties-with-cyprus

A wonderful reception took place yesterday within the historic walls of Nicosia, as the Australian embassy commemorated the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Australia and Cyprus. ...

7. The shocking face of violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-shocking-face-of-violence

In Cyprus, we have witnessed the rapid dissemination, facilitated by the prevalence of audiovisual content on social media platforms, of two videos that expose the brutal and shocking nature of violence. ...

8. Locals near buffer zone puzzled over circling plane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-near-buffer-zone-puzzled-over-circling-plane

Two Turkish airplane sightings flying over local areas were reported Thursday by Greek Cypriots near the buffer zone in rural locations outside the divided capital, with UN officials saying they are looking into the incident...

9. Woman gets half year in Russian knife attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukrainian-gets-half-year-in-russian-knife-attack

A Ukrainian woman in Cyprus who carried out a knife assault against a group of Russians last year has been sentenced to six months in prison on common assault after being acquitted on more serious charges of incitement to hatred and violence...

10. US report: Harsh conditions in Cyprus prisons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-report-harsh-conditions-in-cyprus-prisons

The US State Department's Human Rights in Cyprus 2022 report highlights significant human rights issues in Cyprus. The report states that there were credible reports of harsh conditions in prisons and detention centers, particularly for asylum seekers....

11. Hate speech rampant in Cyprus despite progress

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hate-speech-rampant-in-cyprus-despite-progress

Hate speech affecting several groups remains widespread in the Cypriot public discourse, the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) said on Tuesday in a report on Cyprus. ...

12. Name dilemma looms in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/name-dilemma-looms-in-the-north

An identity crisis may be looming in the northern part of Cyprus after Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar suggested the removal of a geographical reference in the name of the de facto state would help foreign diplomats evaluate the division properly...

13. Cypriot humanitarian aid en route to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-humanitarian-aid-en-route-to-turkey

Humanitarian aid donated by Greek Cypriots was loaded onto UN trucks in the buffer zone on Wednesday in cooperation with Turkish Cypriot relief efforts to earthquake victims...

14. Syrian dad regrets tough stance on daughter’s hijab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-dad-regrets-tough-stance-on-daughter-s-hijab

A judge in Limassol has sentenced a man from Syria and his wife on assault and psychological violence, following a complaint filed by their daughter who broke the family’s hijab wearing rules...

15. UN invites divided Cyprus’ leaders to a social

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-invites-divided-cyprus-leaders-to-a-social

The two community leaders of divided Cyprus will mark the end of 2022 next month during a social event hosted in the UN buffer zone, with the encounter taking place at a time when chances for new peace talks range from slim to none...

16. Anastasiades meets Scholz, Steinmeier in Berlin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-meets-scholz-steinmeier-in-berlin

Republic of Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades is set to meet the political leadership of Germany on Wednesday, during his working visit in Berlin...

17. Greek Cypriots feel left out of UN buffer zone decision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-feel-left-out-of-un-buffer-zone-decision

A recent decision by UN Peacekeepers in Cyprus to okay the launch of renovation work on a Turkish Cypriot football pitch in the buffer zone has angered Greek Cypriots, who view the process as an effort by the north to score a point against the south...

18. Gorbachev, who steered Soviet breakup, dead at 91

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gorbachev-who-steered-soviet-breakup-dead-at-91

Mikhail Gorbachev, who set out to revitalize the Soviet Union but ended up unleashing forces that led to the collapse of communism, the breakup of the state and the end of the Cold War, died Tuesday. The last Soviet leader was 91...

19. UNFICYP urges caution after buffer zone reports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-urges-caution-following-buffer-zone-reports

A couple of incidents that took place in the buffer zone are making headlines in Cyprus, including allegations that Turkish soldiers violated the green line, with UN peacekeepers saying they were investigating but also urging caution before drawing conclusions...

20. Twitter wars get ugly over Cyprus 1974

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/twitter-wars-get-ugly-over-cyprus-1974

Cyprus’ UN ambassador has called on Turkey to step aside so that Cypriots could reunite after Ankara accused Nicosia and Athens of not wishing to reach a settlement, with sides giving their own account of events amid an emotionally charged weekend for Greek Cypriots...

21. Sides react ‘as usual’ after Council renews UNFICYP

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sides-react-‘as-usual-after-council-renews-unficyp

The Security Council on Thursday unanimously adopted a resolution extending the mandate of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, one of UN’s longest-running peacekeeping missions, drawing different reactions as usually from both sides on the divided island...

22. UN not keen on hi tech near buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-not-keen-on-hi-tech-near-buffer-zone

A draft on UNFICYP renewal expected to pass Thursday in the Security Council includes concerns over military surveillance equipment being placed near the divided island’s buffer zone...

23. Photo blunder throws north into chaos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/photo-blunder-throws-north-into-chaos

A photo printed on lottery tickets in the north has landed officials in the hot seat and started a political media war, after it was revealed that depicted fighters holding a Turkish flag were actually Greek Cypriot paramilitaries rejoicing after capturing a Turkish Cypriot stronghold in 1964...

24. Remains of men slain during coup being dug up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/men-slain-during-coup-being-dug-up

New exhumations are taking place this week in Limassol after a court ordered the disinterment and reburial of four persons who were said to have been executed by EOKA during a Greek coup in Cyprus...

25. Cyprus praised for its commitment to children's rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-praised-for-its-commitment-to-children-s-rights

Law Commissioner Louiza Christodoulidou Zannetou and the delegation that represented the Republic of Cyprus in the 90th Summit of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, returned with positive remarks from Geneva....

26. Groups pull out of royal concert in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/groups-pull-out-of-royal-concert-in-cyprus

Local charities and participants in the platinum jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II next month in Cyprus have turned their backs on the concert following political controversy linked to EOKA, as more participants are now refusing to take part ahead of an election year...

27. Greek Cypriots honor EOKA boy’s sacrifice

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-honor-eoka-boy-s-sacrifice

A Greek Cypriot boy who was shot and killed during a protest in 1955 was given a hero’s burial over the weekend, decades following a fight against Britain and an ethnic struggle for union with Greece...

28. Greek Cypriots say soldiers drew guns in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-say-soldiers-drew-guns-in-buffer-zone

UN officials in ethnically-divided Cyprus say an incident in the buffer zone was resolved peacefully, with local media reporting a Greek Cypriot farmer was asked by armed Turkish soldiers to leave the area...

29. Joint action to defend and promote Democracy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/joint-action-to-defend-and-promote-democracy

Across the globe, democracy and human rights are increasingly under siege. Far from being an issue isolated to the “developing” world, democracies new and old are combatting existential crises of creeping authoritarianism, rising inequality, and malign influence both domestically and from abroad. ...

30. Damning State Dep. report highlights Cyprus human rights issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/damning-state-dep-report-highlights-cyprus-human-rights-issues

A US State Department country report on human rights practices in 2020 proved damning for Cyprus which was found to have had significant human rights issues last year....

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