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16 April, 2021
 

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1. Smoothening the cliff edge in EU-UK relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/smoothening-the-cliff-edge-in-eu-uk-relations

The Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) between the United Kingdom and the European Union came into effect on January 1, 2021, capping a tumultuous four-and-a-half-year period since the shocking result of the July 2016 Brexit referendum, in which 51.9% of the British voters voted in favor of leaving the EU. Subject to the delayed assent of the European Parliament, this UK-EU free trade agreement (FTA) extends zero-tariff and quota-free trade in goods between the two economic areas....

2. Athalassa national park in troubled waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athalassa-national-park-in-troubled-waters

State authorities are warning the public to avoid contact with the water at the lake in Athalassa National park, following reports of dead fish floating upside down at the surface...

3. Climate change adds to plight of endangered sea turtles in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/climate-change-adds-to-plight-of-endangered-sea-turtles-in-cyprus

Energy Minister Natasa Pilides gave assurances on Wednesday that the companies active in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone are moving forward with their planning....

4. Bottlenose dolphin pod spotted off Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bottlenose-dolphin-pod-spotted-of-limassol

Well-received photos on social media showing Bottlenose dolphins off the Limassol coast prompted officials to post more information about the playful pod...

5. Mackenzie Beach closed off after sewage spill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mackenzie-beach-closed-off-after-sewage-spill

The strip of sea at Larnaca’s Mackenzie Beach was closed off to the public on Thursday after a damaged sewer pipe led to sewage spilling into the sea there, with local authorities expressing hope that the water could be made safe for swimming by the weekend....

6. Larnaca officials rooting for two injured turtles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-officials-rooting-for-two-injured-turtles

Two adult sea turtles are receiving treatment in Larnaca after they were found injured in Limassol, with officials saying the prognosis was good for the resilient duo...

7. Cyprus slams Turkey over fish wars

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-slams-turkey-over-fish-wars

Republic of Cyprus Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis issued an indicting statement against Turkey this week, when he accused that country of illegal activities in Cypriot waters during a fisheries control teleconference...

8. Endangered shark shot off Limassol coast

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A blue pointer shark was captured on video Saturday during an encounter with a sea turtle off the coast of Limassol, with local fishermen reportedly shooting the endangered mako shark in the head...

9. Three new endangered monk seals born in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-new-endangered-monk-seals-born-last-year-in-cyprus

Three new births of the Mediterranean monk seal species (Monachus monachus), one of the most endangered mammals in the world and the only seal species in the Mediterranean, were recorded last year, the Agricultural Ministry announced on Friday....

10. 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....

11. Six countries attend “Nemesis 2019” multinational exercise in Cyprus’ EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/six-countries-attend-nemesis-2019-multinational-exercise-in-cyprus-eez

Six countries participated on Wednesday in “Nemesis 2019”, a multinational Search & Rescue exercise, which was held in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the Republic of Cyprus, under the general coordination of the Joint Rescue Coordination Center....

12. Coast guard seizes catch of the day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coast-guard-seizes-catch-of-the-day

Another boat has been caught fishing without a licence off the coast of Cyprus, as local coast guard officers increase efforts to target illegal activities beyond territorial waters...

13. Brexit no-deal preparedness: Final Commission call to all EU citizens and businesses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brexit-no-deal-preparedness-final-commission-call-to-all-eu-citizens-and-businesses

With 8 weeks to go until the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union on 31 October 2019, the Commission has today – in its 6th Brexit preparedness Communication – reiterated its call on all stakeholders in the EU27 to prepare for a ‘no-deal' scenario. In light of the continued uncertainty in the United Kingdom regarding the ratification of the Withdrawal Agreement – as agreed with the UK government in November 2018 – and the overall domestic political situation, a ‘no-deal' scenario on 1 November 2019, remains a possible, although undesirable, outcome...

14. Locals stage protest on Lara beach

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-stage-protest-on-lara-beach

A protest in favour of local exploitation of Lara beach was held on Sunday in response to activists and state officials who recently reiterated that illegal human activity on turtle nesting sites will not be tolerated...

15. Minister offers way out of turtle nesting debacle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-offers-way-out-of-turtle-nesting-debacle

Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis says he is ready to work with experts and communities in protecting sea turtle nesting areas in such a way that local residents could also benefit...

16. Audit office weighs in on turtle nests debacle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/audit-office-weighs-in-on-turtle-nests

A report by the audit office slams the forestry department for removing acacia trees very close to turtle nests earlier this year, just as another confrontation between locals and conservationists in a nearby area is gaining traction...

17. Confrontation over turtle nests caught on tape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/confrontation-over-turtle-nests-caught-on-tape

A group of European experts in a sea turtle conservation programme was asked by police to leave a beach in Argaka on Thursday, after locals showed up and pestered the visitors...

18. Turtle found dead off Limassol coast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turtle-found-dead-off-limassol-coast

There has been no official word following the discovery of a sea turtle carcass that washed ashore in Limassol over the weekend...

19. Die-hard eurosceptic or opportunist?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/die-hard-eurosceptic-or-opportunist

20. Aphrodite the seal dies a horrible death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aphrodite-the-seal-dies-a-horrible-death

A young seal known locally as “Aphrodite” earlier this week in Paphos waters, following reports that fishermen discovered the aquatic mammal trapped in one of their fishing nets...

21. Acacia tree removal sparks controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/acacia-tree-removal-sparks-controversy

Officials are set to discuss last week’s acacia tree removal in Paphos, following an outcry by critics who say big commercial interests are endangering sea turtle nesting sites...

22. Green Sea Turtle rescued in Limassol returns to the sea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/green-sea-turtle-rescued-in-limassol-returns-to-the-sea

23. Baby jellyfish stings on the rise in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/baby-jellyfish-stings-on-the-rise-in-limassol

The number of swimmers stung by jellyfish at Lady’s Mile beach has gone up in recent weeks, with authorities saying incidents were specific to the area due to underwater currents...

24. Government seeks common ground in Peyia sea caves controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-seeks-common-ground-in-peyia-sea-caves-controversy

An internationally-renowned expert is coming to Cyprus to assist the government in conducting a study on the sea caves controversy in Peyia, just weeks after the Green Party filed an official complaint with the EU Commission....

25. Limassol company fined €8000 for oil pollution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/limassol-company-fined-€8000-for-oil-pollution

A company in Limassol has been fined €8000 for polluting the waters of the southern town, during inspection that gave the newly-formed deputy ministry of shipping an opportunity to get involved....

26. Labour exploitation is the main form of trafficking in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/labour-exploitation-is-the-main-form-of-trafficking-in-cyprus

Labour exploitation has emerged as the predominant form of trafficking in Belgium, Cyprus, Georgia, Portugal, Serbia and the UK...

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