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30 September, 2020
 

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1. The EU did not act in united fashion, Cyprus President tells Le Figaro

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-eu-did-not-act-in-united-fashion-cyprus-president-tells-le-figaro

In an interview with the French daily Le Figaro published Thursday, President Nicos Anastasiades said that in responding Turkey’s actions in the eastern Mediterranean, the EU did not act in a decisive and united fashion, while refuting that Cyprus vetoed sanctions against Belarus....

2. Cyprus problem, Varosha on MED7 summit agenda

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-problem-varosha-on-med7-summit-agenda

The Cyprus problem, Turkey’s activities in the eastern Mediterranean and in the fenced-off ghost town of Varosha, will be on the agenda of MED7 summit to take place on Thursday....

3. UN closely monitoring Varosha developments, UNSG tells President

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-closely-monitoring-varosha-developments-unsg-tells-president

The UN is closely monitoring developments with fence-off city of Varosha in the north and is committed to help all parties resume negotiations with the aim of reuniting Cyprus, a letter sent by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to the President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades said....

4. North commemorates Tylliria bombing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-commemorate-tylliria-bombing

Busloads of Turkish Cypriots crossed into Cyprus’ “other ghost town” on Saturday to commemorate Turkish bombing in Tylliria during intercommunal clashes on the island in 1964, but the gathering was not without political controversy...

5. Ozersay says Varosha opening certain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ozersay-says-varosha-opening-certain

Varosha could be opened to its former residents under Turkish Cypriot administration, says Kudret Ozersay, adding that the process of reviving Cyprus’ ghost town after the pandemic crisis cannot be halted...

6. Position on Varosha 'very clear' and unchanged, Security Council President says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/position-on-varosha-very-clear-and-unchanged-security-council-president-says

The position of the Security Council on Varosha is very clear and has not changed, said Ambassador Marc Pecsteen de Buytswerve, the Permanent Representative of Belgium presiding over the UN body this month....

7. Christodoulides talks Turkish activity in EEZ, Varosha with UNSG

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-talks-turkish-activity-in-eez-varosha-with-unsg

Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides met with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in Geneva on Monday....

8. Akinci brushes off Varosha talk as election gimmick, Anastasiades calls for bicommunal committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akinci-brushes-off-varosha-talk-as-election-gimmick

Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci has suggested that Varosha, a southern suburb of Famagusta that has been fenced off and abandoned since Turkey invaded northern Cyprus, is being used as an election gimmick, adding that he supports UN-backed efforts to reopen the ghost town....

9. 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...

10. 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...

11. 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. ...

12. 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. ...

13. 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. ...

14. 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...

15. 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. ...

16. 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...

17. 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

18. 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...

19. 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...

20. 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...

21. 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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