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18 February, 2020
 

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1. Quake gives Cyprus a little shake

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/quake-gives-cyprus-a-little-shake

An earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter scale struck just east of Larnaca on Tuesday, with mixed “felt it” reports from various areas...

2. Security Council to address Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/security-council-to-address-varosha

A UN press release is expected on Wednesday in response to the Republic of Cyprus’ resort will resort to the Security Council over Turkey’s moves concerning Varosha...

3. Cyprus resorts to UN Security Council over Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-resorts-to-un-security-council-over-varosha

In statements to the press late on Friday after having completed all his meetings on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, President Anastasiades expressed his satisfaction about the outcome of his “interesting and extremely important” meeting with the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and the understanding with which Cyprus’ positions were received by the five Security Council permanent members. ...

4. Anastasiades to address the UN General Assembly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-to-address-the-un-general-assembly

Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, is expected to send on Thursday, during his speech at the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, in New York, messages to the United Nations and the international community about the Greek Cypriot side’s readiness for the resumption of the negotiations on the Cyprus problem, with a view to reach a just, viable and functional settlement, on the basis of a bi-zonal, bi-communal federation. ...

5. Nicosia says terms of reference are within reach

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-says-terms-of-reference-are-within-reach

Government Spokesman, Prodromos Prodromou, said on Monday that it seems that there is justified hope and ground for the formulation of the terms of reference that would pave the way for the resumption of the negotiations on the Cyprus problem. ...

6. Reporters set foot in Cypriot ghost town

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reporters-set-foot-in-cypriot-ghost-town

Journalists are set to step inside Varosha for the first time since 1974, as officials in the north declare the ghost town ought to re-open under Turkish Cypriot administration...

7. Varosha in the spotlight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/varosha-in-the-spotlight

The government closely follows developments and the Turkish Cypriot side’s actions with regard to the closed off area of Turkish occupied Famagusta, known as Varosha, a government source has told CNA, noting that representations have been made where they ought to be made. ...

8. Nicosia expects UN to maintain position on Varosha based on Security Council decisions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-expects-un-to-maintain-position-on-varosha-based-on-security-council-decisions

The government said on Friday that it expected from the UN to maintain their long-standing position with regard to the ghost-town of Famagusta, that is consistent with the UN Security Council decisions which are explicit and are now blatantly violated through the announcement made in the Turkish occupied areas of Cyprus...

9. Greek Cypriots mark epiphany with rare vigil to ghost town fringe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-mark-epiphany-with-rare-vigil-to-ghost-town-fringe

10. Reignited Dherynia fire under control

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reignited-dherynia-fire-under-control

A Sunday night fire in the buffer zone, which was thought to have been contained Monday morning, reignited hours later with authorities on both sides going on full alert and UN officials saying the fire is once again under control...

11. Dherynia mayor appalled at checkpoint backlash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dherynia-mayor-appalled-at-checkpoint-backlash

Dherynia Mayor Andreas Karayiannis says his constituents are appalled at groups and politicians protesting against the opening of a checkpoint in their area, despite delays making the crossing an unlikely scenario this summer...

12. Three EU students in court for entering fenced-off Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-eu-students-on-trial-for-entering-varosha-in-cyprus

Three international students, who were arrested in the ghost town of Varosha went before a judge on Tuesday to answer to charges including trespassing in a military zone...

13. Famagusta mayor pushing for return of town

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/famagusta-mayor-pushing-for-return-of-town

Famagusta Mayor Alexis Galanos receives reassurances by MEP Kati Piri that a call for the return of the town will be part of her annual report, due out later this year....

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