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1. Police stuck in teen’s death investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-stuck-in-teen-s-death-investigation

Police investigators are seeking more detailed instructions from the legal department in the death investigation of a teenager who died in Larnaca in a suspected binge drinking incident...

2. Russian church in the north under criticism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/story-on-north-s-russian-church-rocks-the-boat

A Russian Orthodox Church in the north has come under criticism with the Archbishop accusing the local priest of recusancy and embassy officials reiterating Moscow’s respect to the autocephalous Church of Cyprus...

3. Traveler arrested over suspicious documents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/traveler-arrested-over-suspicious-documents

A judge in Paphos ordered a male traveler of undisclosed origins to be remanded in custody for five days, after airport police said they spotted inconsistencies in his documents as he was trying to catch a flight to Mykonos...

4. Passport holder vindicated after months in jail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passport-holder-vindicated-after-four-months-in-jail

A French citizen who spent four months in jail awating trial after being accused of using a fake passport was vindicated on Monday, after a judge said a reasonable suspicion against him was not warranted...

5. Brussels piles on pressure over Greece-Cyprus-Israel electricity cable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brussels-piles-on-pressure-over-greece-cyprus-israel-electricity-cable

Just when the Greek Energy Minister thought he could take a short August break, after a hectic first 30 days of the Mitsotakis administration, a stern warning from Brussels has exposed the wavering attitude that Athens has chosen by succumbing to pressure from the Chinese-controlled transmission system operator ADMIE over the Attica-Crete subsea electricity cable...

6. Common interest for talks but disagreements remain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/common-interest-for-talks-but-disagreements-on-serious-issues-remain

President Anastasiades said that there is a positive climate and a common basis on which the talks for a Cyprus settlement can take place, noting, at the same time, that disagreements on serious issues remain, but there is an agreement that differences cannot be bridged without dialogue. ...

7. Cyprus leaders meeting underway

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leaders-meeting-underway

An informal meeting between President of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, and Turkish Cypriot leader, Mustafa Akinci, is underway at the UN Protected Area in Nicosia in an effort to find common ground for the two leaders to resume negotiations after more than two years. ...

8. Officials spot loopholes in medical cannabis law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-spot-loopholes-in-medical-cannabis-law

A number of provisions in the medical marijuana legislation were taken out prior to a vote, prompting officials to call for amendments to block doctors from prescribing cannabis without any limits...

9. Cocaine found on Cypriot-flagged ship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cocaine-found-on-cypriot-flagged-ship

Twenty-two seamen on board the Cyprus-flagged UBC Savannah have been detained in Mexico on suspicion of illegal drug trafficking...

10. Guarantees and Rights of Intervention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guarantees-and-rights-of-intervention

Both Turkey’s illegal invasion in 1974 and its occupation of Cyprus, were claimed to be based on its own interpretation of the Treaty of Guarantee. These arguments are well known. Today, Turkey still insists on the same interpretation of this Treaty....

11. Greek PM: We choose peace and reconciliation, without giving up sovereign rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-we-choose-peace-and-reconciliation-without-giving-up-sovereign-rights

History, which is recorded in books and in memories, is alive and present and reminds us of our obligation to defend justice and not be complacent, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday from the Cyprus Republic, where he is wrapping up a two-day official visit. ...

12. Cyprus issue top priority says Mitsotakis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-issue-top-priority-says-mitsotakis

The main concern and complete, firm strategic pursuit of Greece’s external policy is an end to the Turkish occupation, stated Monday Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. ...

13. North hands Rudolf over to south

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-hands-rudolf-over-to-south

Miroslav Balazovjech, also known as Rudolf who was wanted in connection with attempted murder, has been handed over to authorities in the Republic of Cyprus on Sunday...

14. New confrontation over turtle nests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-confrontation-over-turtle-nests

Sea turtle conservationists in Paphos who take part in a nesting protection programme in the region have launched new allegations against locals while also criticizing police...

15. Deadly mega-fires bring new challenge to Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-mega-fires-bring-new-challenge-to-europe

The European Union describes wildfires as “a serious and increasing threat” across the continent....

16. 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...

17. Drug squad arrest Limassol businessman

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-squad-arrest-limassol-businessman

Police arrested a local businessman in Limassol in connection with a drug bust earlier this year, following on new witness testimony in the case...

18. Moscow irked by EU sanctions against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-irked-by-eu-sanctions-against-turkey

Moscow “cannot accept” the European Union's decision to slap Turkey with sanctions over its illegal drilling for hydrocarbon deposits in Cyprus' exclusive economic zone, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova was quoted by the TASS news agency as saying at a briefing on Wednesday. ...

19. Cyprus, diplomacy and the dizzying gas effect

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-diplomacy-and-the-dizzying-gas-effect

The spin on political developments in Cyprus has had a dizzying effect on the public but state institutions seem unshaken...

20. Man sentenced in arcade cannabis trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-sentenced-in-arcade-cannabis-trial

The main suspect in the cannabis-stuffed claw machine trial has been sentenced to 14 years, after refusing to reveal the brain behind the illegal operation...

21. President's response to Akinci's proposal being drafted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-s-response-to-akinci-s-proposal-being-drafted

Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades` response to the proposal of Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci on the co-management of the natural resources is already being drafted, a government source has told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA). Anastasiades` response will be sent to Akinci as well as to the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres and the EU officials to which Akinci`s proposal was also delivered....

22. The EU28 adopted measures against Turkey's illegal drilling in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-eu28-adopted-measures-against-turkey-s-illegal-drilling-in-cyprus

The EU Foreign Ministers endorsed, without any changes the conclusions prepared by the permanent representatives, concerning Turkey’s illegal drilling in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of Cyprus, cutting the EU pre-accession assitance for 2020, suspending EU- Turkey high political dialogues and stopping European Investment Bank’ lending activities in the country....

23. Nicosia to reject Turkish natural gas proposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-to-reject-turkish-natural-gas-proposal

A proposal by Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci for a committee that would jointly administer natural gas affairs is expected to be rejected by the government and party leaders when they meet on Tuesday...

24. New law criminalizes sex buyer behaviour

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-law-criminalizes-sex-buyers

The House has passed a law criminalizing customers who pay for sex with trafficked women, while it rejected an amendment that would provide a legal recourse for defendants who use a plea of ignorance as their defence...

25. Christodoulides: Nicosia completely satisfied with EU measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-nicosia-completely-satisfied-with-eu-measures

Speaking on state radio Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides said the the government is completely satisfied with the final proposal on EU measures against Turkey. ...

26. Nicosia wants tougher measures against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-wants-tougher-measures-against-turkey

The sanctions that were discussed on Thursday by national envoys of European Union member-states against Turkey over its illegal drilling activities off Cyprus do not, reportedly, go far enough for Nicosia, which wants tougher measures. ...

27. House debates 'sex buyer' legislation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-debates-buying-sex-legislation

Two proposals in parliament on the purchase of sexual services have taken politicians and the public by storm, with human trafficking and sexual abuse of minors in the backdrop...

28. EU signals sanctions on Turkey over Cyprus drilling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-signals-sanctions-on-turkey-over-cyprus-drilling

The European Union will put on hold high-level talks with Ankara and negotiations on an air transport agreement, as well as freeze funding for Turkey next year, over “illegal” drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus, according to a draft statement seen by Reuters...

29. No preliminary agreement on EU sanctions on Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-preliminary-agreement-on-eu-sanctions-on-turkey

According to a diplomatic source that informed the press in Brussels the discussion on EU sanctions against Turkey will continue Thursday afternoon, as today there was no agreement...

30. EU High Representative warns Turkey over new drilling operation off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-high-representative-warns-turkey-over-new-drilling-operation-off-cyprus

The EU High Representative Federica Mogherini warned on Monday Turkey over its intended new drilling operation at the northeast of Cyprus, recalling that Turkey`s continued actions have a serious negative impact across the range of EU-Turkey relations and that "as mandated by the European Council, the Commission and the EEAS are about to present options to the Council for appropriate measures." ...

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