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14 May, 2021
 

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1. Syrian refugees reach Cyprus by boat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-reach-cyprus-by-boat

Dozens of newly arrived refugees from Syria in a wooden boat made it to Cyprus, just days after Lebanese police said they blocked over 50 undocumented Syrians from attempting to each the island...

2. Cypriot leaders exchange jabs after Geneva

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-leaders-exchange-jabs-after-geneva

Republic of Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades says his administration will embark on a global campaign to elicit reactions to positions put forth by Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar, with the two leaders on the divided island not shying away from taking serious jabs at each other...

3. Anastasiades warns against new faits accomplis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-warns-against-new-faits-accomplis

Despite talks in Geneva coming to an unsuccessful end after the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced he failed to find common ground among parties, President Nicos Anastasiades lauded the successful management of the summit on the part of Guterres and the Greek Cypriot representation....

4. US-Turkish alliance at a critical crossroads

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-turkish-alliance-at-a-critical-crossroads

The rift between Joe Biden and Recep Tayyip Erdogan runs deep as the American president – in contrast to his predecessor – attaches a great deal of importance to respect for democratic values and does not see his Turkish counterpart as willing to cooperate in the framework of a world order based on shared principles and rules, Ian Bremmer, the head of Eurasia Group, tells Kathimerini in an interview....

5. Charges dropped against Brit expat who called mayor 'useless'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/charges-dropped-against-brit-expat-arrested-for-calling-mayor-useless

Charges were dropped on Tuesday against a British woman arrested in front of her child last week after describing the mayor of Mandria village Kypros Michaelides as ‘useless’ in a Facebook comment....

6. Parents file lawsuit challenging mandatory tests, mask use

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parents-file-lawsuit-challenging-mandatory-tests-mask-use

A group of some dozen parents have filed a joint law suit challenging the state for imposing mandatory weekly coronavirus testing and face mask use on children...

7. Syrian boy allowed to reunite with parents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-boy-allowed-to-reunite-with-parents

A young Syrian boy stuck in the north for over a month was reunited with his parents, following pressure on the government to allow the unaccounted minor to cross over to the south...

8. EU court backs Czech Republic's requirement to vaccinate children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-court-backs-czech-republic-s-requirement-to-vaccinate-children

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) accepts the Czech Republic’s position on mandatory vaccinations for children, it said in a landmark ruling on Thursday that rebuffed parents’ complaints that the government violated their rights....

9. Top EU officials head to Turkey in bid to improve ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/top-eu-officials-head-to-turkey-in-bid-to-improve-ties

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council chief Charles Michel are headed to Turkey on Tuesday on an official visit aimed at improving ties between Brussels and Ankara....

10. Damning State Dep. report highlights Cyprus human rights issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/damning-state-dep-report-highlights-cyprus-human-rights-issues

A US State Department country report on human rights practices in 2020 proved damning for Cyprus which was found to have had significant human rights issues last year....

11. EU presidents to go to Turkey next week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-presidents-to-go-to-turkey-next-week

The presidents of the European Council and the European Commission will meet Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey on April 6, an EU spokesman said on Monday, in the latest sign of improving ties....

12. EU27 open up to Turkey but with a caveat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu27-open-up-to-turkey-but-with-caveat

European Union leaders made good on Thursday on a 2016 promise to deepen trade ties with Turkey, but also warned Ankara to expect sanctions if it restarts exploration over disputed hydrocarbons in the eastern Mediterranean...

13. Cyprus rejects EU draft on Turkey which seeks to deepen trade ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rejects-eu-draft-on-turkey-which-seeks-to-deepen-trade-ties

Cyprus has rejected a draft prepared for a summit of EU leaders this week which seeks to deepen trade ties with Turkey, describing it as “totally unacceptable.” ...

14. Gloves are off in EU-China relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gloves-are-off-in-eu-china-relations

The United States, the European Union, Britain and Canada imposed sanctions on Chinese officials on Monday for human rights abuses in Xinjiang, in the first such coordinated Western action against Beijing under new US President Joe Biden...

15. Germany: Turkey sending wrong human rights signals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-turkey-sending-wrong-human-rights-signals

Turkey is sending the wrong messages to the European Union by withdrawing from a pact designed to counter violence against women and closing down the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas warned on Monday....

16. EU frontline ministers talk migration in Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-frontline-ministers-talk-migration-in-athens

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris is in Athens this weekend where he is attending a MED5 meeting on immigration, with some of the bloc’s Mediterranean members tackling issues stemming from Brussels’ new migration proposals that divide the union...

17. EU will be present in Cyprus issue negotiations, senior EU official says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-will-be-present-in-cyprus-issue-negotiations-senior-eu-official-says

The EU will be present at the conference on Cyprus to be convened by the UN in Geneva in late April and at the formal negotiations that may follow, a senior EU official said at a press conference in Brussels ahead of the forthcoming Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) of Monday....

18. Cyprus scrambles to reduce asylum backlog

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-to-reduce-asylum-backlog

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris says the government is moving forward with rejections of asylum applications under new, faster procedures to clear a system backlog, with Europe seeking a comprehensive solution and a commissioner calling on Cypriot authorities to investigate illegal pushbacks...

19. Minister points finger at north over barbwire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-points-finger-at-north-over-barbwire

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has fired back at critics in the north over the south’s decision to install barbwire near the UN buffer zone to halt illegal crossings, blaming the need for a fence on lack of action on the part of Turkish Cypriot authorities...

20. Jehovah witness wins case against army

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jehovah-witness-wins-case-against-army

A man in the Republic of Cyprus has won an appeal against an army decision after military officers failed to prove they had acted impartially in his request for alternate military service due to religious convictions...

21. Probe into police brutality has three-month deadline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probe-into-police-brutality-has-three-month-deadline

The independent authority for the investigation of allegations and complaints against the police said Thursday that it instructed the four criminal investigators probing complaints of police brutality at last Saturday’s protest to wrap up investigations within three months....

22. Defying clampdown, Cyprus activists to protest again over graft

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defying-clampdown-cyprus-activists-to-protest-again-over-graft

Anti-corruption campaigners in Cyprus will protest again on Feb. 20, they said on Tuesday, after a violent clampdown by police at an event on Feb. 13 drew widespread condemnation....

23. Yiolitis says police did not have orders to exert violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/yioliti-says-police-did-not-have-orders-to-exert-violence

Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis said Monday that police did not have instructions to use brutal violence against protestors in Nicosia on Saturday, though critical MPs stress that it is obvious that the police response was decided in advance with those responsible avoiding responsibility....

24. Police admit wrongful handling in Yioliti parody account shambles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-admit-wrongful-handling-in-yioliti-parody-account-shambles

A tense House human rights committee session took place Monday in the presence of the Justice Minister Emily Yioliti and the chief of police Stelios Papatheodorou, with Yioliti receiving fire from multiple fronts over the Twitter parody account shambles and the unprecedented police brutality that marked an anti-corruption protest on Saturday....

25. Christodoulides, Dendias hold talks in Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-dendias-hold-talks-in-athens

Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides met with his Greek counterpart in Athens on Friday on the sidelines of the Friendship Forum held Thursday in what was seen as an effort by Greece to expand its network of allies from the Mediterranean to the Gulf....

26. UK states it is a 'strong supporter' of federal Cyprob solution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-states-it-is-a-strong-supporter-of-federal-cyprob-solution

The UK remains a “strong supporter” of a comprehensive, just and lasting settlement to the Cyprus issue based on the internationally accepted model of a bi-zonal, bi-communal federation, a government source in London has said. ...

27. Turkish minister says US behind 2016 failed coup attempt

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-minister-says-us-behind-2016-failed-coup-attempt

Turkey's interior minister accused the United States on Thursday of being behind a 2016 failed coup that Ankara has blamed on a US-based Muslim preacher, the Hurriyet daily reported, at a time when Turkey is seeking improved ties with its NATO ally....

28. Pournara residents protest harsh camp conditions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pournara-residents-protest-harsh-camp-conditions

Asylum seekers living in the Pournara camp located at the outskirts of Nicosia staged a peaceful protest on Monday against the delays in the processing of their applications, as well as against the severe overcrowding and harsh conditions of life in the camp....

29. Turkish Cypriot loses land claim in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-loses-land-claim-in-paphos

A Turkish Cypriot landowner seeking damages from expropriation in Paphos lost his appeal case not by eminent domain but on a technicality, after the Supreme Court ruled he sued the state prematurely and not through proper channels...

30. Officials weigh in on Pournara brawl

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-weigh-in-on-pournara-brawl

Eight tenants at Pournara migration facility were placed under arrest on Tuesday, following a violent brawl on camp grounds that erupted between two groups under circumstances still unclear...

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