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20 February, 2020
 

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1. Charred body found in Nicosia farmhouse

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The charred body of an unidentified person was found in a farmhouse in rural Nicosia, following a fire that broke out on Monday night...

2. Turkey deploys extremists to Libya, local militias say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-deploys-extremists-to-libya-local-militias-say

Syrian militants affiliated with groups such as al-Qaida and the Islamic State group are currently being sent by Turkey to fight on behalf of the UN-supported government in Libya, according to two Libyan militia leaders and a Syrian war monitor....

3. Bomb squad called out to Lakatamia ATM

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Residents in a Lakatamia neighbourhood were ordered to evacuate the area after a gas cylinder was spotted outside a local bank...

4. Fire rips through place of worship

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A fire broke out at a place of worship in Limassol Friday morning, with fire fighters managing to contain the blaze before spreading to adjacent buildings...

5. Questions remain in deadly rollover crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/questions-remain-in-deadly-rollover-crash

Police say a young woman killed in a horrific rollover crash on Tuesday was not wearing her seat belt at the time of the crash...

6. Young woman dies in rollover crash

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A young local woman was killed in a single-vehicle rollover accident on Tuesday after her car veered off the road in rural Famagusta...

7. Foreign powers back Libya ceasefire

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Foreign powers agreed at a summit in Berlin on Sunday to shore up a shaky truce in Libya, but the meeting was overshadowed by blockades of oilfields by forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar that could cripple the country’s crude production...

8. Explosion averted at Famagusta hospital

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Officials went on high alert on Wednesday following a leak of medical oxygen at Famagusta General Hospital, with officials saying the incident was serious due to high risk of explosion...

9. Cypriots weathering windstorm aftermath

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A wind advisory was set to expire Tuesday following several reported incidents and damages, while an east-moving low barometric pressure around Rhodes was showing signs of gradually falling by mid-week...

10. Local man dies in Nicosia suburb crash

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A male driver from Nicosia was killed in a road accident after his car collided head on with another vehicle near a road bridge between Nisou and Pera Chorio...

11. Cars trapped during Troodos snowstorm

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Driving conditions were improved in many areas on Friday, while many mountain roads remained slippery a day after many cars were trapped in snow on Boxing Day...

12. Young man dies after car plunges off cliff

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The body of a young man was pulled from a car wreck on Sunday, hours after two friends had gone for a ride in rural Limassol and never answered their phones...

13. Finance committee releases Jiu Jitsu money

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-committee-releases-jiu-jitsu-money

The finance committee has released funds set aside to pay for Jiu Jitsu, despite accusations from MPs on the left that something did not add up in the recently-launched cash rebate scheme...

14. MPs stalling Jiu Jitsu cash rebate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mps-stalling-jiu-jitsu-cash-rebate

A cheque for €8.5 million to pay for Jiu Jitsu, a film starring Nicolas Cage, is being held up in the Cypriot parliament as opposition parties are blocking the cash rebate and asking questions...

15. Senate blocks Armenian vote for third time

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Republican Senator Kevin Cramer prevented the US Senate from voting on a resolution on Thursday that would recognize as a genocide the mass killings of Armenians a century ago, saying it was not an appropriate time to pass legislation that would anger Turkey...

16. Man dies in senior home fire

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A senior citizen died in a fire that broke out in a retirement home in Dherynia, with officials suspecting a lit cigarette might have been the cause of the inferno...

17. Turkey reacts to EU sanctions over Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-reacts-to-eu-sanctions-over-cyprus

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday the European Union’s decision to sanction Turkey over drilling off the coast of Cyprus could disrupt talks with the bloc, and he warned that Turkey could send captured Islamic State fighters to Europe...

18. Kurd arrested north on terrorism charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kurd-arrested-north-on-terrorism-charges

A man of Kurdish origins who has been arrested by Turkish Cypriot police in the north is accused of being a member of a terrorist organization...

19. Weather warning still in effect

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The Fire Department says Thursday evening was uneventful in terms of weather after two days of heavy storms, while a yellow warning is still in effect until Friday evening...

20. Local driver dies after Larnaca accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/local-driver-killed-in-larnaca-accident

Police are investigating a fatal accident on Thursday, where a local driver died in hospital hours after slamming into a parked vehicle in Larnaca...

21. Turkey criticized over Syria offensive during EP debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-criticized-over-syria-offensive-during-ep-debate

Turkey was heavily criticized on Wednesday for its military operation in north-east Syria, during a debate at the European Parliament plenary, in Strasbourg, while a relevant resolution is expected to be adopted on Thursday....

22. Cypriot foreign minister welcomes ceasefire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-foreign-minister-welcomes-ceasefire

The Cypriot foreign minister says it remains to be seen how the agreement to halt military operations in Syria will play out, adding that any agreement was a positive development in keeping the peace...

23. US and Turkey work out a ceasefire

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Ankara has confirmed statements made by US Vice President Mike Pence, saying the two countries agreed to a 5-day ceasefire in northeast Syria and a hold to additional US sanctions against Turkey...

24. Pence urges Erdogan to halt operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pence-urges-erdogan-to-halt-operation

US Vice President Mike Pence met President Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey on Thursday on a mission to persuade him to halt an offensive against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria, but Turkish officials said the action would continue regardless...

25. Greek jets fly over Larnaca military drill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-jets-fly-over-larnaca-during-military-drill

Two Greek F-16 jets flew over Larnaca’s Kalo Chorio firing range on Thursday morning, while a training exercise of the Cypriot National Guard was in progress...

26. Turkey likens Syria push to Cyprus intervention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-likens-syria-push-to-cyprus-intervention

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey's military offensive into northeast Syria is as "vital" to Turkey as its 1974 military intervention in Cyprus, which split the island in two....

27. Driver dies horrible death in Limassol accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-dies-horrible-death-in-limassol-accident

A local man returning from a wedding celebration was killed in a horrible accident when his car crashed into a row of trees and burst into flames in Limassol...

28. Cypriot jihadist taken into US custody

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-jihadist-taken-into-us-custody

A jihadist terrorist of Cypriot origins was reportedly taken out of Kurdish custody just as Turkey was initiating its ground offensive in Syria, with the US president saying “dangerous ISIS fighters” are in secure locations...

29. Woman dies in rural Nicosia collision

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An elderly woman was killed in a brutal road collision in rural Nicosia when her car was hit twice in a chain reaction accident...

30. Egypt, Cyprus, Greece condemn gas exploration by Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/egypt-cyprus-greece-condemn-gas-exploration-by-turkey

Egypt, Cyprus, and Greece are condemning an "unlawful and unacceptable" bid by Turkey to drill inside waters where Cyprus has exclusive economic rights....

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