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15 September, 2019
 

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1. Cavusoglu speaks to Kathimerini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-speaks-to-kathimerini

Our meeting with the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu took place in Famagusta on September 9, 2019, the day the Turkish official entered the fenced-off town of Varosha ...

2. Minister says migration ‘extremely challenging’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-says-migration-‘extremely-challenging

Interior Minister Constantinos Petrides says the numbers of asylum applicants are going up, increasing the social and economic burden on the island...

3. Overnight explosions rock Kyrenia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/overnight-explosion-rocks-kyrenia

An entire village east of Kyrenia had to be evacuated following an overnight explosion in the north, with minor injuries reported but no fatalities...

4. Saudi minister makes historic visit to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/saudi-minister-makes-historic-visit-to-cyprus

Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia, Ibrahim Bin Abdulaziz Al–Assaf, paid an official visit to Cyprus on Wednesday, the first ever in the history of diplomatic relations between the two countries...

5. Migration and geopolitics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migration-and-geopolitics

The significant increase in the arrival of refugees and migrants recorded on Greece’s Aegean islands over the past few weeks is cause for concern as it indicates that Turkey is seeking to exploit the issue in order to remind the European Union of Ankara’s critical role in containing inflows. ...

6. Cavusoglu enters Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-enters-varosha

Disregarding Security Council resolutions for the 45-year-old fenced off part of Famagusta, Varosha, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu became the highest-ranking Turkish government official to enter Famagusta since the town was captured on the 14th of August 1974...

7. Two states and a consulate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-states-and-a-consulate

The Turkish Foreign Minister in a visit to Yialousa on the Karpasia Peninsula stated that Turkey is planning to open a consulate in Famagusta. Cavusoglu speaking on Sunday following an unsuccessful UN attempt to bridge differences that would pave the way for a negotiated settlement repeated that President Anastasiades during the conference at Crans Montana in 2017 proposed a two state solution ...

8. 'We don’t give up hope' after inconclusive effort

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/we-don-t-give-up-hope-after-inconclusive-effort

We don’t give up hope, there is an ongoing process said the President of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, after attending an informal social gathering on Friday with the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci and UN envoy Jane Holl Lute, in the United Nations Protected Area, in Nicosia ...

9. Leaders to meet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sixth-round-of-talks-as-lute-continues-efforts-to-hammer-out-a-deal

The UN Secretary General's special envoy Jane Holl Lute will hold new meetings on Friday morning with Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, and with the Turkish Cypiot leader, Mustafa Akinci, as efforts continue to formulate the terms of reference, that will pave the way for the resumption of the Cyprus talks. ...

10. Officials downplay drone risk off Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-downplay-drone-risk-off-paphos

Cypriot officials dismiss reports that say Turkish drones had interfered with flight paths of commercial airplanes taking off or landing at Paphos airport...

11. 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...

12. Bit of rain in the forecast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bit-of-rain-in-the-forecast

A low pressure system is affecting the area with highs in the mid 30’s and officials forecasting chances of rain in the afternoon. ...

13. North and south repatriate artworks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-and-south-repatriate-artworks

Representatives from the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot communities exchanged art works and audiovisual recordings in the buffer zone on Tuesday...

14. Cypriot vacationers shell out more abroad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-vacationers-shell-out-more-abroad

Cypriots on holiday spend way more money and time abroad than in their own country, according to Eurostat, even as over half cannot afford a one-week annual holiday away from home...

15. Close to an understanding says spokesman

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/close-to-an-understanding-says-spokesman

UN envoy Jane Holl Lute continues her contacts with the two sides on the island, in order to secure the terms of reference that would lead to the resumption of the talks for a solution. Lute met with the leaders, namely President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci three times since she arrived on the island last week. A fresh meeting with the President is schedule for Wednesday, 915 am local time...

16. South arrests murder suspect wanted north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/murder-suspect-wanted-north-arrested-south

The alleged mastermind behind the murder of a Turkish Cypriot businessman in the north was reportedly injured in the south while trying to evade arrest by Greek Cypriot police...

17. Terms of reference document drafted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/terms-of-reference-document-drafted

Senior United Nations official Jane Holl Lute continues her consultations on Tuesday, which are aimed at facilitating agreement on the terms of reference that would constitute a consensus starting point for a possible negotiated conclusion to the Cyprus issue...

18. Students swim to Kyrenia for peace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/students-swim-to-kyrenia-for-peace

Swimmers on a university team from Ankara managed to swim from Turkey to Cyprus, reaching Kyrenia on Monday with a message of peace...

19. 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. ...

20. Estia scheme kicks in for eligible borrowers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/estia-scheme-kicks-in-for-eligible-borrowers

The Estia plan aimed at boosting borrowers’ ability to repay their defaulted loans went into effect on Monday, as the Cypriot government embarks on a scheme to subsidize repayments of restructured loans...

21. Lute holds follow-up meetings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lute-holds-follow-up-meetings

A UN effort on Sunday to sound out the two Cypriot leaders in a possible way forward in resuming peace talks is set to continue Monday with the follow-up meetings...

22. South hands over another suspect to north

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

Another murder suspect wanted in the north in the murder of a Nicosia businessman has been handed over to Turkish Cypriot authorities, as anti-crime cooperation between the two communities continues...

23. Advisory extended as temperatures soar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/advisory-extended-as-temperatures-soar

A warm air front is expected to start clearing out on Monday but not before another hot weekend with a yellow warning due to extreme high temperatures on Saturday...

24. Finance minister pleased with Waters’ visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-minister-pleased-with-waters-visit

Finance Minister Harris Georgiades says a visit by a US delegation affirms that Cyprus is on the right track in combating money laundering, following a statement by California Congresswoman Maxine Waters who said “Cyprus is up to the challenge....

25. Cyprus back on hot weather alert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-back-on-hot-weather-alert

A yellow warning has been issued for Friday due to high temperatures in the interior of the island expected to reach 40 degrees, while afternoon rain is expected in the mountains...

26. 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...

27. Mixed bag of weather ahead

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mixed-bag-of-weather-ahead

A warm air front continues to affect Cyprus, with humidity rising substantially in the southeast and high temperatures in the interior of the island reaching 39 degrees...

28. Waters’ summer mission reaches Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/waters-summer-mission-reaches-cyprus

California Congresswoman Maxine Waters is on summer recess trip to Europe with a US special delegation on a mission meeting with officials in Switzerland and Cyprus...

29. Heat warnings here to stay

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heat-warnings-here-to-stay

A yellow warning for the afternoon hours has been extended through Wednesday due to high temperatures in the interior of the island expected to reach 40 degrees, while the coast remains in the mid-30's...

30. Officials raise red flag over risk of wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/department-raises-red-flag-over-risk-of-fire

The Department of Forests has issued a new “red alert” for Tuesday citing a high risk of wildfires throughout the island...

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