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1. Remains of four resistance fighters returned to relatives

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/remains-of-four-resistance-fighters-returned-to-relatives

The remains of four resistance fighters killed during the 1974 coup in Cyprus were identified recently and will be returned to their families who were briefed on Wednesday by Commissioner Photis Photiou and his associate Xenophon Kallis....

2. Cyprus donates 175 thousand euros to Missing Persons Committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-donates-175-thousand-euros-to-missing-persons-committee

Presidential Commissioner Photis Photiou handed over on Monday to the head of the UN Development Programme (UNDP) office in Cyprus, Jakhongir Khaydaro, the amount of 175 thousand euros to the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus as a donation from the Republic of Cyprus to the Committee....

3. 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...

4. Veil of mystery over Pachyammos excavations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/veil-of-mystery-over-pachyammos-excavations

Greek Cypriot officials were heading back to a bombing site in Pachyammos on Monday to investigate two missing person cases from the 1964 events but reportedly unrelated to Turkish bombardment, as relatives of disappeared persons keep pushing the state for answers...

5. Cyprus will cover the cost for the identification of 2,500 bones of missing persons, Photiou says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-will-cover-the-cost-for-the-identification-of-2-500-bones-of-missing-persons-photiou-says

Presidential Commissioner, Photis Photiou, announced that the Republic of Cyprus will release the amount of €1.2 million, for the identification of 2,500 small bones....

6. Treating antisocial elements for what they are

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/treating-antisocial-elements-for-what-they-are

Day-to-day life in Greece is excessively determined by people defying laws, rules and reason; it’s disappointing and extremely frustrating. ...

7. Bone casts doubt in soldier’s suicide story

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bone-casts-doubt-in-soldier-s-suicide-story

New forensic evidence pointing to strangulation has emerged in the 2005 death of a soldier, who was said to have committed suicide while serving in Cyprus while his family kept insisting all along that the army had covered up a crime...

8. EOKA boy to get hero’s burial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eoka-boy-to-get-hero-s-burial

Greek Cypriot officials are on a quest to exhume the remains of a young boy, who was shot and killed during a student riot against British forces in 1956, in order to give him a hero’s burial...

9. Legal blocking tests abroad in soldier's death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-blocks-tests-abroad-in-soldier-s-death

The clock is ticking for the family of a dead soldier, whose official manner of death in 2005 as suicide is being disputed, with the Legal department refusing to consent to any exhumed remains being sent abroad for specialized testing...

10. Exhumation ordered as family seeks truth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/exhumation-ordered-as-family-seeks-truth

A local judge in Limassol has ordered the exhumation of the remains of a conscript soldier, whose death in 2005 was ruled a suicide but contested by his family, with the order coinciding with the visit of a Greek forensic examiner who has shown interest in the case...

11. Mother says state ‘dishonest’ in son’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mother-says-state-‘dishonest-in-son-s-death

A woman in Cyprus is accusing the state of a cover-up in her son’s death, saying a recent ECHR judgment reprimanding the Republic over an 'inadequate investigation' was not enough and she was demanding to know the whole truth...

12. Remains of soldiers killed during 1964 Turkish bombing discovered in Pachyammos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/remains-of-soldiers-killed-during-1964-turkish-bombing-discovered-in-pachyammos

The remains and personal items, possibly belonging to a number of National Guard soldiers, killed during the 1964 aerial bombardment of the Tylliria area by Turkey, have been discovered at the site of a former makeshift hospital in Pachyammos, Presidential Commissioner Photis Photiou has said....

13. Pachyammos bombsite dug up 55 years later

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pachyammos-bombsite-dug-up

Experts in the Republic of Cyprus exhumed human remains in the northwest some 55 years after Turkish planes bombed a Greek Cypriot stronghold in Pachyammos...

14. CMP recovers human remains in north Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cmp-recovers-human-remains-in-north-nicosia

The remains of two individuals were exhumed on Thursday in north Nicosia, with mixed reports saying an aerial photograph taken in 1965 showed suspected graves while others have not ruled out some of the bodies might belong to missing persons from 1974...

15. CMP exhumes missing person in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cmp-exhumes-missing-person-in-the-north

Human remains believed to belong to a missing person have been found in the north, using an arbitrary excavation method that appears to be more promising in finding unmarked graves...

16. Action plan for the Missing faces criticism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/action-plan-for-the-missing-faces-criticism

The former Greek Cypriot representative on the Committee on Missing Persons has dropped bombshell allegations just as the government prepares to register the issue with the European parliament...

17. Missing person’s funeral on hold pending legal debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/missing-person-s-funeral-on-hold-pending-legal-debate

A recent case involving partial remains of one of Cyprus missing persons is keeping a family from burying their loved one, as the coroner cannot positively confirm their relative’s death to issue a certificate...

18. Holland cuts CMP a check for €50,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/holland-cuts-cmp-a-check-for-€50-000

Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok toured the Anthropological Laboratory of the Committee on Missing Persons, handing over a cheque for €50,000 on behalf of The Netherlands...

19. Cyprus picks up the pace in search of missing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-picks-up-the-pace-in-search-of-missing

More exhumations are in the works by the Committee of Missing Persons, starting on Monday on both sides of the island, including areas inside military zones in the north...

20. Remains of seven people identified in Athalassa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/remains-of-seven-people-identified-in-athalassa

The Republic of Cyprus has identified seven bodies that were buried in 1974 and recently unearthed during excavations of human remains at Nicosia’s Athalassa hospital...

21. Security Council renews UNFICYP mandate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/security-council-renews-unficyp-mandate

The Security Council authorized a six‑month mandate renewal for the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) on Thursday, unanimously adopting resolution 2430 (2018)...

22.  MEPs will get sense of urgency on missing persons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meps-will-get-sense-of-urgency-on-missing-persons

So far 856 missing persons from both communities have been identified and returned to the families for a dignified burial...

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