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1. Locals still object to barbed wire around divided Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-keep-objecting-to-barbed-wire-around-divided-nicosia

New video footage shows barbed wire tossed aside in east Nicosia, with local media following the story after locals west of the capital demonstrated over the weekend against a controversial government fence aimed at keeping irregular migrants at bay...

2. Helmetless biker dies in Larnaca violent crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/helmetless-biker-dies-in-violent-crash

A young biker was killed in a violent crash in Larnaca district on Saturday when his high-powered motorcycle veered off the road outside Kalavasos, with police asking members of the public to share any information about the incident...

3. Op-ed: Irregular immigration, the responsibilities of Turkey and the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-irregular-immigration-the-responsibilities-of-turkey-and-the-eu

"Turkey will take all necessary measures to prevent the opening of new sea or land routes of irregular migration from Turkey to the EU and will cooperate in this regard with neighboring countries as well as the EU." ...

4. Greek border with Turkey to be fully fenced-off

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-border-with-turkey-to-be-fully-fenced-off

Responding to an apparent escalation in Turkish moves to push migrants into Greece over land and sea, the Council for Foreign Affairs and Defense (KYSEA) decided on Tuesday in favor of additional measures for the protection of the country’s borders....

5. Turkey's stance undermines prospects for peace in Cyprus and the wider region

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-s-stance-undermines-prospects-for-peace-in-cyprus-and-the-wider-region

Turkey's stance creates deadlock which undermines prospects for peace in Cyprus and in the wider region, said on Sunday the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Interior, Costas Constantinou....

6. Greek minister vows to extend Evros wall by 80 kilometers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-minister-vows-to-extend-evros-wall-by-80-kilometers

Greece’s border fence on the northeastern border with Turkey will be extended by approximately 80 kilometers, Migration Minister Notis Mitarakis reiterated on Friday, saying Greece cannot be a free-for-all and that Turkey is not a country at war....

7. SBA judge faces dilemma in fake cocaine case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sba-judge-faces-dilemma-in-fake-cocaine-case

The attorneys of two men, who were arrested in Akrotiri in connection with a cocaine shipment investigation, are asking the SBA judge not to hand over their clients to the drug squad of the Republic of Cyprus, arguing their arrestable offenses were committed on British Base soil and had nothing to do with drugs...

8. Presidential contender, ministry swing for the fences

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-contender-government-swing-for-the-fences

Cypriot presidential candidate Andreas Mavroyiannis drew heavy criticism from the interior ministry on Monday, after the former chief negotiator spoke on the weekend against a controversial barbwire fence south of the buffer zone...

9. Collin Stewart: 'No development, no prospects on the horizon'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/collin-stewart-no-development-no-prospects-on-the-horizon

On Monday, the UN Security Council held discussions regarding the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) under the chairmanship of the Permanent Representative of Brazil, Ambassador Ronaldo Costa Filho....

10. Cyprus defends migration stance for ‘love of country’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-defends-migration-stance-for-‘love-of-country

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris says he would be happy if the Republic of Cyprus could bring down irregular migration by following the example of Greece, a country facing EU criticism over ‘violent’ deportations, with the Cypriot official calling on fellow citizens to show their 'love of country'...

11. Borrell calls on Turkish side to study CBMs proposed by Cyprus President

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-calls-on-turkish-side-to-study-cbms-proposed-by-cyprus-president

EU High Representative Josep Borrell has conveyed to the Turkish Foreign Minister the position that the Confidence Building Measures (CBMs) proposed by Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, can strengthen the efforts for the settlement of the Cyprus problem and lead to the resumption of the negotiation process, Government Spokesperson Marios Pelekanos said on Friday....

12. Guterres: 'More direct contact between the two communities is needed'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guterres-more-direct-contact-between-the-two-communities-is-needed

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged the leaders in Cyprus, President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar to encourage more direct contact and cooperation between the two communities, expressing his concern about the likelihood that the already difficult climate between the parties could worsen....

13. Anastasiades: 'Turkey’s positions are the epitome of revisionism'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-turkey-s-positions-are-the-epitome-of-revisionism

Turkey’s stance on Varoshia is the epitome of revisionism, President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades has said when invited to comment on recent statements by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglou....

14. EU should play more active role towards Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-should-play-more-active-role-towards-turkey

The EU should have a more active role and exert pressure on Turkey to terminate its hostile attitude and focus on its European course Cypriot MP Ηarris Georgiades, Chair of the Foreign affairs committee told Piero Fassino, rapporteur for Famagusta of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe....

15. 'Mutually beneficial' CBMs rejected by Tatar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mutually-beneficial-cbms-rejected-by-tatar

Government Spokesman Marios Pelekanos stated today that a proposal by Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, on a package of Confidence Building Measures (CBM) is mutually beneficial and promotes a positive climate for the resumption of Cyprus talks....

16. Glamping is on the rise, and hostels are coming soon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/glamping-is-on-the-rise-and-hostels-are-coming-soon

In January 2020, Airbnb's were officially allowed to operate in Cyprus, giving tourists an alternate mode of accommodation on the island in addition to hotels and hotel apartments....

17. EC: Actions in Varosha a step in the wrong direction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-actions-in-varosha-a-step-in-the-wrong-direction

Both Turkey and the Turkish Cypriot leadership are fully aware of the position of the European Union on Varosha, Commission spokesperson Stefan De Keersmaecker told the Cyprus News Agency, responding to a question on the opening of more parts of the beach of the fenced-off area, which he said was a step in the wrong direction....

18. Kasoulides conveys need for reversal of actions in Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kasoulides-conveys-need-for-reversal-of-actions-in-varosha

Cyprus Foreign Minister, Ioannis Kasoulides, stressed, on Monday, the need for the implementation of the UN resolutions on Famagusta and for the reversal of Turkish actions in the fenced-off city of Famagusta during a meeting with the UNSG's Special Representative and head of the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus, Colin Stewart, which lasted for about half an hour....

19. Varosha - Occupying forces opening another part of the beach

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/varosha-occupying-forces-opening-another-part-of-the-beach

The Turkish occupying forces in Cyprus have started work to open up a new area along the beach in the fenced-off area of Varosha, on the eastern coast of Cyprus....

20. Migration officials on alert after unexplained fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migration-officials-on-alert-after-unexplained-fires

Officials in Cyprus are investigating several fires that broke out at Pournara migrant facility in rural Nicosia, while an investigation into another blaze at apartment building in Larnaca was inconclusive after foreign nationals had to evacuate late at night...

21. 'Orthodox faithful are holding back the antichrist', says Russian Patriarch

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/orthodox-faithful-are-holding-back-the-antichrist-says-russian-patriarch

The return of Famagusta can be the ideal confidence-building measure, pledged Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides on Wednesday, noting the government will insist on the proposal for the opening of the airport in Turkish occupied Tympou and Famagusta port in exchange for the return of the fenced-off area of Famagusta....

22. The West’s critical endurance test

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-west-s-critical-endurance-test

It’s always hard to see the big picture during a crisis that’s still unfolding, just as it’s difficult to remember some of history’s most fundamental lessons. ...

23. Holiday weekend marred by road fatalities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/holiday-weekend-marred-by-road-fatalities

Two men were killed in road accidents over the holiday weekend while the death of another driver was under investigation on Monday...

24. Kasoulides: Confidence Building Measures postponed for now due to Ukraine crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kasoulides-confidence-building-measures-postponed-for-now-due-to-ukraine-crisis

The promotion of Confidence Building Measures (CBMs) between the two communities in Cyprus will continue at a later stage due to developments in Ukraine, Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides told CNA....

25. The return of Varosha in exchange for international flights to Tymbou

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-return-of-varosha-in-exchange-for-international-flights-to-tymbou

Cyprus' Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides met with EU High Commissioner Josep Borrell on Monday morning, in the margins of today’s Foreign Affairs Council taking place in Brussels....

26. 'CBMs not proposed to deceive the Turkish Cypriots'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cbms-not-proposed-to-deceive-the-turkish-cypriots

Substantial confidence-building measures (CBMs) are not made to deceive the Turkish Cypriots, President Anastasiades said Sunday, responding to statements made by the Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar....

27. Teen loses leg after car plows into girl squad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teen-loses-leg-after-car-plows-into-girl-squad

Four teenage girls were injured in a car accident on Saturday in Lakatamia, with one undergoing surgical amputation, after a car out of control slammed into the group who were standing outside a concrete fence at a supermarket...

28. New UK Minister for Europe supports bizonal, bicommunal federation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-uk-minister-for-europe-supports-bizonal-bicommunal-federation

Chris Heaton-Harris, the recently appointed Minister for Europe in the UK government, has reiterated London’s support for the UN-led process to advocate a solution in Cyprus “in line with UN parameters based on the model of a Bi-zonal, Bi-communal Federation with political equality.”...

29. Blinken expresses resolute support for a federal Cyprus settlement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blinken-expresses-resolute-support-for-a-federal-cyprus-settlement

The United States remains resolute in its support of a bi-zonal, bi-communal federation in Cyprus and will continue to work in that direction US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Tuesday while welcoming Cyprus’ Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides in Washington....

30. Greek Cypriots fear Trojan horse in ghost town

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-see-trojan-horse-in-ghost-town

Greek Cypriot officials in the south are calling once again on Varosha title deed holders to stay away from a “legal trap” in the north, pointing to Ottoman religious foundations officially acknowledged as interested parties by a commission that examines property claims in the divided island’s ghost town...

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